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Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia

Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-PM Imran Khan....

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia

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Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share ...
10:48 2019-05-21

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations...
14:16 2019-05-21

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the...
14:16 2019-05-21

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distracti...
06:16 2019-06-02

Thirsty work in San Diego, the craft brewing capital of America Raise a glass to the Californian city with more than 200 craft breweries and tasting roomsIt is early morning and I’m swimming in a coffin-shaped poo...
07:48 2019-06-16

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severi...
16:48 2019-06-03

'Toxic cocktail' brewing for U.S. asset managers: hedge fund investor Kass Hedge fund investor Doug Kass said on Tuesday that he is shorting several investment managers, including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Franklin Resourc...
19:00 2019-05-21

Rare spectacled bear being 'driven to extinction' by penis bone poachers brewing 'magical sex potion' Penis poaching of the spectacled bear could result in the species going extinct if demand grows for the special 'sex potion' that people make with it...
02:16 2019-06-05

Where to go for the ultimate Asia experience With affordable flights, high-speed rails and increased international connectivity, it's easier than ever to visit Asia. Here are some of the contine...
13:00 2019-06-03

Asia Kate Dillon: ‘This Is Who I Am’ The nonbinary actor, who plays nonbinary characters in “Billions” and the new “John Wick” film, wants to expand the conversation around gender identi...
11:16 2019-05-26

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday,...
03:16 2019-05-24

Mi 9T All Set to Make Its Asia Debut on June 20 Mi 9T has received a date for its Asian debut. Mi 9T is a rebranded version of the Redmi K20, which was introduced in China last month. Mi 9T has be...
05:32 2019-06-14

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th annivers...
13:32 2019-05-21

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds...
04:32 2019-05-24

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to c...
20:48 2019-06-04

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.     ...
15:32 2019-05-21

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became t...
13:32 2019-05-23

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronym...
12:16 2019-05-21

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Wat...
13:16 2019-05-21

Asia markets mostly higher; Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia were mostly higher on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to kick of...
03:32 2019-06-18

Hundreds marry as Taiwan becomes first in Asia to allow same-sex unions The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
13:16 2019-05-24

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is pa...
08:48 2019-05-21

Stocks in Asia decline following overnight Dow drop Stocks in Asia declined at the open on Wednesday following overnight declines on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more t...
21:32 2019-05-28

Stocks in Asia mixed after Dow drops for second consecutive day Stocks in Asia were mixed in Wednesday morning trade following a overnight session on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping ...
21:16 2019-05-29

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culminatio...
02:48 2019-05-24

U.S. defense chief says China threatens Asia's stability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stir...
22:00 2019-05-31

Asia shares hit four-month low on risk of endless trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a pro...
02:16 2019-05-23

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozi...
03:16 2019-05-24

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country...
04:16 2019-05-26

Asia shares sink to four-month low, yen a safe harbor Asian shares carved out a four-month trough on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war betwee...
23:32 2019-05-22

Stocks in Asia trade cautiously on comments from Fed's Bullard Stocks in Asia traded cautiously on Tuesday morning amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its int...
20:32 2019-06-03

Asia feels chill from Sino-U.S. tech cold war Asian shares were stuck in the red on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the wor...
21:16 2019-05-22

Insitu awarded $47.9M to deliver ScanEagles to four U.S. allies in Asia Insitu was awarded a $47.9 million contract for a total of 34 ScanEagle reconnaissance unmanned air vehicles for the governments of Malaysia, Indones...
16:00 2019-06-03

There's 'enormous' growth in passenger demand in Asia: IATA Asia is "exposed" to the consequences of global trade wars, but passenger demand could help "compensate" for the impact that protectionist measures h...
13:00 2019-06-03

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
11:00 2019-05-31

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed t...
05:16 2019-06-03

CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2016 CHICAGO, IL – November 1, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host its 2nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) A...
22:32 2019-05-21

2015 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- October 12, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference...
00:16 2019-05-22

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no lo...
03:32 2019-06-01

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- September 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conferenc...
00:16 2019-05-22

Asia shares wary of Trump, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets were in a wary mood on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. ...
00:32 2019-06-12

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading o...
04:48 2019-06-12

Southeast Asia should ban foreign trash imports: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a pollution crisis,...
08:16 2019-06-18

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution ...
07:48 2019-05-24

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the...
00:16 2019-06-14

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO -- October 11, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, o...
09:48 2019-05-21

Asia shares drift lower, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets took a step back on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inf...
01:32 2019-06-12

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisti...
10:48 2019-05-21

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing com...
10:48 2019-05-21

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes be...
21:32 2019-06-12

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
21:16 2019-05-30

Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalized over one thousand people earl...
02:32 2019-05-31

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico ...
03:48 2019-05-31

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has ...
20:48 2019-06-12

S Jaishankar Says Terrorism "Gravest Threat" People Face In Asia Terrorism poses the "gravest threat" to the people in Asia and terrorists and their victims must never be equated, External Affairs Minister S Jaisha...
07:32 2019-06-15

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carb...
11:16 2019-06-15

India, Australia Elections Best Antidote For Asia's Trade Fears The S&P BSE Sensex Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index are the best-performing benchmarks in the region since President Donald Trump's Twitter broadside rock...
07:16 2019-05-29

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarin...
12:32 2019-05-28

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia UPDATE: This article has been updated with new information about how Huawei's situation is affecting sales and trade-in programs in Asia.###The futur...
20:32 2019-05-22

Asia markets slide amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hop...
21:32 2019-05-22

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global tr...
12:16 2019-05-28

4th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia 2018 CHICAGO – November 12, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 4th annual...
08:31 2019-05-21

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partne...
23:32 2019-06-13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares hit 4-mth low on risk of endless trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a pro...
02:32 2019-05-23

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique...
04:32 2019-05-27

Asia shares come off four-month low, euro steady after fragmented EU vote Asia stocks inched up but remained near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro stayed in a narrow range aft...
04:32 2019-05-27

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South Ch...
00:32 2019-06-01

1st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2015 CHICAGO, IL – November 16, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) will for the first time hold a CBOE R...
00:16 2019-05-22

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Tai...
02:48 2019-05-24

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S...
00:48 2019-06-07

Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia Begins Next Week CHICAGO - December 1, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asi...
09:48 2019-05-21

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says It’s Sick of the West’s Trash After China restricted plastic scrap imports, countries like Malaysia took the brunt of the waste. But now there’s a regionwide backlash, and recycle...
05:32 2019-06-07

Google Doodle Celebrates Asia’s Dragon Boat Festival. Here’s What to Know Loud drumbeats will be heard near the shorelines of several major cities across Asia on Friday. Crowds will gather on beaches and river banks to chee...
05:48 2019-06-07

Global Recession Fears Grow As Manufacturing Shrinks Across Asia JP Morgan expects Federal Reserve to cut rates twice this year, a change from its previous forecast that rates will stay on hold until the end of 202...
05:48 2019-06-03

Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, indust...
07:00 2019-06-11

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South C...
09:48 2019-06-01

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the As...
14:32 2019-06-01

Asia shares muted, trade risk offsets rate hopes Asian markets were in a mixed mood on Thursday as fears the U.S. trade tussle with Mexico would further depress global growth, warred with wagers ce...
00:32 2019-06-06

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billion...
14:16 2019-05-21

Asia markets set to trade cautiously; Trump is in Japan for a state visit Stocks in Asia were set to trade cautiously on Monday, amid U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to Japan against the backdrop of global tr...
20:00 2019-05-26

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the econo...
02:00 2019-06-14

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever...
14:16 2019-06-06

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outsid...
10:01 2019-06-14

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain ...
21:16 2019-06-05

Stocks in Asia Pacific set to trade mixed as investors await Fed meeting Stocks in Asia were poised to trade mixed on Monday as investors look ahead toward a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting set to happen later in the week sta...
19:48 2019-06-16

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce United States in Asia and beyond U.S. President Donald Trump expects that Japan's military will reinforce U.S. forces throughout Asia and elsewhere, he said on Tuesday, as the key U....
04:16 2019-05-28

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, ...
08:32 2019-05-31

Asia’s biggest Gram whale is selling Telegram tokens, but beware The tokens from messaging app Telegram’s initial coin offering (ICO) are being offered for public sale. But tread carefully, it’s not as simple as it...
15:00 2019-06-11

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments aro...
05:00 2019-06-13

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and usi...
19:48 2019-05-22

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that ha...
23:16 2019-06-13

Citi launches co-branded credit cards with SE Asia's Grab in push for more customers Citigroup has teamed up with Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab to launch co-branded credit cards, as it looks to boost its Asian customer base b...
01:00 2019-06-11

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran...
23:32 2019-06-13

Air Asia India Drops Plan To Lease Jet's Grounded B737 Aircraft: Report The Bengaluru-headquartered Air Asia India also showed initial interest and applied to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for regulatory ap...
14:48 2019-05-25

Asia stocks flat, euro holds firm after fragmented Europe vote Asia stocks hovered near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro was confined to a narrow range after the we...
00:16 2019-05-27

Warburg Pincus nearing close of $4.3 bln China-Southeast Asia fund - sources Warburg Pincus LLC is nearing the final close of an at least $4.25 billion private equity fund focusing on Chinese and Southeast Asian investments, p...
03:48 2019-06-06

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian ...
06:32 2019-06-03

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, ...
06:32 2019-06-03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S...
22:48 2019-06-06

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the J...
02:00 2019-06-14

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas fora...
12:48 2019-06-11

Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, a...
03:48 2019-05-24

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in As...
08:31 2019-05-21

Shares in Asia trade mixed as European central bank delays rate hike Stocks in Asia were mixed in early trade on Friday as the European Central Bank said it would delay its first post-crisis interest rate hike till at ...
22:16 2019-06-06

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marg...
15:00 2019-05-29

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should C...
21:48 2019-06-10

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the J...
04:32 2019-06-13

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with I...
01:16 2019-05-29

Asia stocks decline as Chinese economic data disappoints; Japan's automakers tumble Stocks in Asia declined in Friday morning trade as Chinese economic data came in below expectations amid rising trade tensions between the U.S. and M...
21:32 2019-05-30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares muted, trade risk offsets rate hopes Asian markets were in a mixed mood on Thursday as fears the U.S. trade tussle with Mexico would further depress global growth, warred with wagers ce...
01:16 2019-06-06

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to ...
04:32 2019-05-24

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need ...
15:48 2019-05-31

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed; China's consumer prices rise at fastest pace in 15 months Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Indu...
23:32 2019-06-11

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambiti...
08:31 2019-05-21

Boeing Max 737 jet crisis: we should've been more open, says CEO Boss says aircraft maker failed to communicate properly with regulators and customersThe head of Boeing has admitted the company made communications ...
19:00 2019-06-16

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what ...
08:31 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, ev...
01:16 2019-06-06

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bol...
04:00 2019-06-11

Auto Consolidation Is Vital but Needs a Crisis Most successful auto mergers are born of crisis. Even if Fiat Chrysler finds a deal with Renault, investors shouldn’t expect a broader consolidation ...
19:48 2019-06-15

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse. ...
06:32 2019-05-31

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran ...
08:16 2019-05-26

Four million Venezuelans have fled crisis: U.N. Four million Venezuelan refugees and migrants have fled an economic and political crisis in their homeland, all but 700,000 of them since the end of ...
10:01 2019-06-07

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, ...
18:32 2019-05-22

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our...
09:48 2019-05-21

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get fun...
08:48 2019-05-21

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the...
04:32 2019-05-24

How to prevent an AI-induced mid-career crisis At this point, it feels like I’ve heard countless stories about workers who are restless about the effects that AI will have on their jobs and their ...
13:16 2019-05-26

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in ...
13:16 2019-05-21

CBS Unveils Its New Lineup After a Season of Crisis A possible merger with Viacom is back in play for the most-watched network, after it was affected by claims of misconduct at its executive wing, news...
15:00 2019-05-21

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that war...
19:32 2019-05-21

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatur...
06:00 2019-06-15

Boeing CEO: 737 Max crisis is a 'defining moment' for us The Boeing 737 Max crisis has become a "defining moment" for the company, according to CEO Dennis Muilenburg. But he's confident it hasn't hurt Boein...
08:32 2019-05-30

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
08:16 2019-05-30

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone...
15:48 2019-05-24

Editorial: Court caught in credibility crisis (again) Friends and foes of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner alike immediately interpreted the trial postponement as her virtual acquittal, which it obviously ...
16:16 2019-05-21

The inside story: The global financial crisis 2008: While the GFC raged, Euromoney had an inside view as politicians on both sides of the Atlantic tried to save the banking system (from the imagi...
09:48 2019-06-11

Israel’s political crisis could trigger a new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to form a new governing coalition as he sought to stave off a crisis that could trigger an unprec...
16:48 2019-05-29

‘A zombie party’: the deepening crisis of conservatism The traditional right is clinging on to power – but its ideas are dead in the water.By Andy BeckettConservatism is the dominant politics of the moder...
15:16 2019-05-28

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis Three years ago, when Iran's military captured 10 U.S. sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ...
07:48 2019-05-24

Ethiopian PM visits Sudan in bid to mediate crisis Ethiopia’s prime minister has met with Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders in a bid to revive negotiations amid a crackdown on demonstrations...
17:48 2019-06-07

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political i...
23:16 2019-05-27

Germany: SPD's simmering identity crisis erupts The resignation of Social Democratic leader Andrea Nahles reveals the drastic toll that long-term problems have taken on Germany's oldest political p...
19:32 2019-06-03

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investiga...
07:48 2019-06-14

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new hom...
11:16 2019-06-06

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned ...
14:32 2019-05-26

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections Israel's parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another sn...
05:01 2019-05-28

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions a...
09:48 2019-05-26

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That...
09:32 2019-05-21

Moldova snap election called as crisis deepens A day after a new government was approved after months of wrangling, the country's new acting president has called a fresh vote in September. The mov...
18:32 2019-06-09

Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis Apple has sold expensive gear for a long time -- and in the last two decades, more affordable products as well. What type of retailer does it want to...
16:48 2019-06-07

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also acceleratin...
15:32 2019-05-21

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporti...
16:32 2019-06-03

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis...
18:48 2019-06-05

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten b...
18:32 2019-05-30

Crisis-hit Boeing warns airlines on 737 wing part Boeing has urged a number of airlines to replace a potentially faulty part on the wings of up to 133 of its 737 aircraft - months after the next gene...
07:48 2019-06-03

Donald Trump wades into Britain's Brexit crisis U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain on Monday on a state visit laden with diplomatic peril, having already humiliated outgoing Prime Minis...
09:00 2019-06-02

Venezuelan ska band leaves crisis-hit country for US tour CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan ska band Desorden Público (Des-ORD-en PUB-lico) is on the road in the United States this month, delivering caust...
13:48 2019-06-07

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse. ...
06:32 2019-05-31

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela’s crisis slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Nor...
18:48 2019-06-07

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to...
23:32 2019-06-07

California Dems in crisis as presidential hopefuls descend SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls are descending on California this week for an annual convention of the state party as it f...
02:01 2019-05-31

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quic...
16:16 2019-05-21

Crisis in Moldova Deepens as Court Forces Out President The ousting of Igor Dodon deepened a standoff between rival parties over the formation of a government. His successor called new elections for Septem...
10:32 2019-06-09

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national m...
12:48 2019-06-09

'Cartoons for Future': Artists react to the climate crisis Building on the "Fridays for Future" demonstrations, an exhibition in Dortmund shows 100 cartoons by international artists commenting on the climate ...
06:32 2019-06-07

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly afte...
05:48 2019-05-30

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weaken...
19:32 2019-06-11

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must form a coalition government by Wednesday or risk the dissolution of parliament. His efforts to put together a ...
19:48 2019-05-27

Russia, other key powers discuss Venezuelan crisis in Sweden Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attem...
18:48 2019-06-13

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The reside...
08:37 2019-05-21

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Governm...
08:37 2019-05-21

Greens to use EU election mandate to focus on climate crisis Green politicians to push agenda urging climate action, social justice and civil libertiesEurope’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections...
23:48 2019-05-27

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk...
08:37 2019-05-21

Amazon workers demand Bezos act on climate crisis At a shareholder meeting Wednesday, the CEO refused to address workers urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive offi...
22:32 2019-05-22

| WATCH: Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investiga...
09:48 2019-06-14

'Europe is also responsible for the crisis in Mexico': Anabel Hernández Anabel Hernández, recipient of the DW Freedom of Speech Award 2019, on corruption in her native Mexico and the ways in which international players be...
03:48 2019-05-27

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition gove...
10:00 2019-05-27

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tanke...
05:16 2019-06-15

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans...
19:32 2019-05-27

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThi...
03:16 2019-06-17

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile cou...
05:32 2019-06-13

No TV Debates For A Month, Says Congress, In Crisis After Poll Defeat The Congress has announced that it will not participate in television debates for a month, in the middle of a huge internal crisis following Rahul Ga...
03:32 2019-05-30

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea ...
14:48 2019-05-29

Boeing Ends Order Drought Triggered by 737 MAX Crisis Boeing ended a two-month drought of orders for its airliners in the wake of the grounding of its 737 MAX fleet, by securing a commitment from Korean ...
08:00 2019-06-18

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement ...
08:48 2019-05-21

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage bot...
09:32 2019-05-29

Renault Formula 1 team had to manage "communication crisis" Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says one of his biggest 2019 difficulties has been managing a "communication crisis" caused by his optimism no...
08:48 2019-06-17

Israeli leader uncharacteristically quiet over Gulf crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister ...
03:16 2019-05-29

Why Did Michigan Just Drop All Charges in the Flint Water Crisis? The people of Flint, Michigan, deserve justice. More than five years ago, the city switched its water source and exposed nearly 100,000 residents to ...
17:16 2019-06-14

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - and Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard wor...
02:32 2019-06-13

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, ...
04:48 2019-06-04

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member...
19:48 2019-06-14

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon's political crisis. A new repo...
19:48 2019-06-05

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key que...
13:16 2019-05-21

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save...
15:32 2019-05-21

Los Angeles crisis illustrates the daunting task of housing the homeless In Los Angeles' Skid Row, tents line entire city blocks. These makeshift shelters for the city's homeless are now an almost permanent fixture of the ...
07:16 2019-06-18

The Latest: Texas sheriff’s sergeant suffered medical crisis FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff’s sergeant (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a Texas sheriff’...
20:16 2019-06-15

Los Angeles homelessness rises sharply as housing crisis deepens Los Angeles County's homeless population has swelled by 12% during the past year as a shortage of affordable housing deepens in and around America's ...
04:48 2019-06-05

The climate crisis is our third world war. It needs a bold response | Joseph Stiglitz Critics of the Green New Deal ask if we can afford it. But we can’t afford not to: our civilisation is at stakeAdvocates of the Green New Deal say th...
21:48 2019-06-04

The world economy is falling back into its post-crisis funk The bond market seems to be forecasting the kind of low-growth, low-interest-rate equilibrium that just doesn’t leave you with much margin for macroe...
15:00 2019-06-15

Moldovan court removes president amid government crisis A Moldovan court has removed President Igor Dodon from his post after he refused to comply with its ruling to dissolve parliament following a months-...
07:48 2019-06-09

Will Smith is producing a murder mystery set against the Flint water crisis It’s been over five years since the water in Flint, Michigan was initially determined to be contaminated. While the water crisis in Flint rages on (i...
16:16 2019-06-11

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group claiming loyalty to Khalifa Haftar had cut off water to capital and other citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding citi...
08:48 2019-05-21

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation The power struggle in Moldova continues: Two presidents and two governments, with the international community being surprisingly in agreement. It sta...
16:00 2019-06-12

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, w...
23:16 2019-06-12

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislat...
00:16 2019-06-13

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled Pres...
08:37 2019-05-21

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of co...
23:00 2019-06-08

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal...
07:32 2019-06-13

Flint water crisis: prosecutors drop all criminal charges State pledged to start restart the investigation into one of the worse man-made environmental disasters in US historyProsecutors stunningly dropped a...
16:32 2019-06-13

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has los...
03:16 2019-06-14

Special Report: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat - then vanished A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela. She still had time to change h...
10:16 2019-06-14

A ‘staggering’ 4 million people have fled crisis-stricken Venezuela: UN Venezuela's imploding economy has brought widespread shortages of basic foods and medicines, while political hostilities have led to waves of fatal v...
18:32 2019-06-07

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this...
10:16 2019-06-16

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what...
09:48 2019-05-21

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country’s protest leaders...
05:16 2019-06-07

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN ...
10:48 2019-05-21

Trevor Noah on Boris Johnson: 'Like a midlife crisis Malfoy' Late-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s British visit and introduced Americans to the mayhem surrounding Boris JohnsonLate-night hosts focused on D...
11:48 2019-06-06

Leonardo DiCaprio spotlights urgency of climate crisis in new film As you may have heard, celebrities have been using their clout to get out the message on climate change -- inviting the question, frequently, as to w...
16:48 2019-06-11

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out t...
16:00 2019-06-03

Netanyahu pledges to resolve coalition crisis and avoid election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he would continue to try and resolve a deadlock in a coalition crisis and form a new governm...
15:00 2019-05-27

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of the second world war? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same wa...
09:16 2019-05-22

Crystal Crisis Is The Sequel Puzzle Fighter Fans Deserve In 1996 Capcom released Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo, a competitive puzzle game featuring chibi versions of Street Fighter and Darkstalkers characte...
08:48 2019-05-31

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting worklo...
04:32 2019-05-28

Edwin Diaz’s struggles have Mets bullpen in crisis mode LOS ANGELES — It is not yet panic time, but it’s getting closer for Edwin Diaz and the Mets. Brodie Van Wagenen mortgaged a part of the team’s future...
22:48 2019-05-30

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled ...
14:00 2019-05-28

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-await...
10:32 2019-05-30

White House Report Card: Trump vs. the ‘avocado crisis’ This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump’s frustration boiling over with nonstop illegal immigration and the refusal by Democrats to...
14:16 2019-06-01

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush...
23:48 2019-05-21

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank...
06:32 2019-05-29

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron...
03:16 2019-05-22

Bury financial crisis deepens amid pressure over £4.2m loan • Loan is from former owner Stewart Day’s property company• Club face winding-up petition and owner says debt is £8mBury football club, already in th...
08:01 2019-05-29

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating hum...
14:16 2019-05-31

Italy says it won't seek fight with EU, amid talk of government crisis The Italian government is confident it can reach a compromise with Brussels and avoid sanctions over its deteriorating public finances, the economy m...
19:32 2019-06-02

Amey close to ending £300m Birmingham road crisis The embattled contractor Amey is closing in on a £300m deal to abandon the maintenance of Birmingham's 1600-mile road network, drawing a line un...
08:16 2019-05-30

Sarah Sanders: Border crisis will 'get worse' until Democrats help fix problems Following a discussion about a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in Customs and Border Protection custody this week, White House Press Secretary Sa...
12:32 2019-05-22

Brexit crisis: Minister quits, piling pressure on Britain's May Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader a...
17:32 2019-05-22

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malig...
20:16 2019-05-30

'Generation Jobless' Looks Back on How Financial Crisis Shaped Careers Members of the class of 2009 graduated from college into a recession, struggled to get their footing in the full-time workforce—and today some are gr...
23:32 2019-05-25

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela'...
18:32 2019-05-22

Realty Developers Ask Government For Early Resolution Of Liquidity Crisis The liquidity crisis became apparent after infrastructure lending major IL&FS in September defaulted on few of its commercial papers, which impacted ...
11:48 2019-05-26

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earning...
19:32 2019-05-21

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sa...
12:48 2019-05-22

Don't Speculate, Says Congress Amid Rahul Gandhi's Resignation Crisis The Congress today asked the media to "respect the sanctity" of the closed-door meeting of its working committee and "not fall into the trap of conje...
11:48 2019-05-27

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speci...
07:00 2019-05-23

UK PM May's party slumps to third place amid Brexit crisis: opinion poll British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives would slump to third place if a general election were held now, according to a new opinion poll, a...
18:32 2019-05-30

Moldovan president suspended, snap election called as crisis deepens A Moldovan court temporarily relieved President Igor Dodon of his duties on Sunday to allow a stand-in to call a snap election, deepening a standoff ...
11:32 2019-06-09

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 ...
05:48 2019-06-13

Yashwant Sinha's Advice For Rahul Gandhi As Congress Battles Crisis In a message posted on Twitter, Yashwant Sinha, who held the Finance and External Affairs portfolios in Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's cabinet...
06:16 2019-05-30

From bleak to bustling: how one French town solved its high street crisis Mulhouse has turned around its image and now boasts more shops opening than closing, thanks to smart planning, investment and community effortsOn a l...
08:48 2019-05-21

Venezuelans turn to reusing, repairing old items to survive economic crisis CARACAS, Venezuela — In Venezuela, the financial hopes of Eliset González are riding on a niche trade. Each day, González sits at a market kiosk in C...
13:16 2019-06-11

In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way to fundraise: winning mo...
09:16 2019-05-21

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue...
17:16 2019-06-09

Moldova’s interim president calls snap election amid crisis CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s interim president has dissolved parliament and called for snap elections on Sept. 6 amid a months-long polit...
12:48 2019-06-09

World’s biggest investor accused of dragging feet on climate crisis BlackRock, which controls $6.5tn in assets, urged to use its influence on planet’s biggest pollutersWhen a letter from BlackRock’s founder and chief ...
08:48 2019-05-21

The Guardian view on Hong Kong’s crisis: the people have spoken | Editorial The extradition bill and its mishandling have sparked such outrage that the process has been paused. What now?When hundreds of thousands of people ha...
14:16 2019-06-17

Shadow Banking Crisis Raises Risk Of Indian Bad-Loan Redux Loans from the shadow banking sector expanded rapidly in the period up to the IL&FS defaults, a time in which the regulated banks were in the depths ...
09:48 2019-06-17

Trump: Dems could help solve border crisis in '15 minutes to an hour' with one WH meeting President Trump said Democrats could stop stonewalling over immigration and solve the issue with just a quick meeting, in remarks broadcast Sunday wi...
22:32 2019-06-16

NYPD officers' suicides prompt top cop to cite 'mental health crisis' The commissioner of the country's largest police force said the department has a "crisis" on its hands after three officers killed themselves in 10 d...
15:32 2019-06-16

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisi...
13:16 2019-05-23

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change,...
08:31 2019-05-21

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the clima...
03:48 2019-06-15

Austrian parliament sacks Kurz as video sting crisis rolls on Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32-year-old's g...
15:00 2019-05-27

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention ...
17:16 2019-06-14

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed ...
13:48 2019-06-14

Sen. Graham says he's had substantive talks with top Democrat on deal to combat border crisis Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said he's entered into bi-partisan talks with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin" on "Fox & Friends" Friday, in an effort to ...
13:32 2019-06-14

Rahul Gandhi To Lead Congress In Lok Sabha? Amid Crisis, New Formula Rahul Gandhi remains firm on quitting as Congress president after the party's national election rout but may agree to lead the party in the Lok Sabha...
06:16 2019-05-28

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, t...
20:16 2019-05-28

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Sharing a stage with tearful survivors of sex abuse, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention apologized Wednesday...
09:48 2019-06-13

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate backs his move to cut ministries Brazil's Senate on Tuesday voted to approve right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's decree to revamp the executive branch, averting a potential crisis ...
21:48 2019-05-28

Reggie Perrin or Walter White: what does a 21st-century midlife crisis look like? For years, the midlife crisis has been no more than a sitcom joke. But now some experts are insisting that’s because we don’t understand how it has c...
13:32 2019-05-29

Britain is in the grip of an existential crisis that reaches far beyond Brexit | Aditya Chakrabortty Nearly three years after the referendum, Westminster has still not come to terms with the grievances that drove the resultThe person who is best qual...
13:32 2019-05-29

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for co...
13:01 2019-05-24

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
11:32 2019-06-09

'Panic is setting in': Jayda G brings climate crisis home to fans DJ and producer wants to banish ‘disconnect’ between climate issues and daily lifeOne of dance music’s rising stars is swapping the decks for a micro...
10:16 2019-05-21

California politicians need to focus on the crisis here before they tackle global issues, Jim Breslo says Attorney and podcast host Jim Breslo has argued that California politicians need to focus their attention on the worsening public health conditions i...
12:48 2019-06-03

Conservative immigration analysts: Trump tariffs could worsen border crisis Conservative immigration experts warned Friday that President Trump's threat to impose a tariff on Mexican imports would have "devastating" consequen...
03:48 2019-06-01

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours t...
08:00 2019-05-22

"Finance Minister Must Find Solution To Economic Crisis": Shiv Sena BJP's ally Shiv Sena today asked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to find a solution to the "economic crisis", citing the latest official data on ...
06:32 2019-06-03

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will...
10:32 2019-05-31

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and fee...
02:16 2019-06-05

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat housing 'affordability crisis' Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker unveiled a housing plan Wednesday to address an "affordability crisis" in the US, shining a national spotligh...
10:00 2019-06-05

Donald Trump wades into UK's Brexit crisis as he arrives for state visit U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a state visit, with his interventions on Brexit, outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May's s...
04:48 2019-06-03

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges...
02:32 2019-06-07

Trump is avoiding a crisis of his own making with US-Mexico migrant deal, critics say Critics say Trump's deal with Mexico over migrants avoided a political crisis of his own making – one that could have wreaked havoc on the...
16:32 2019-06-08

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concer...
04:32 2019-05-22

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedente...
09:32 2019-05-21

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive ...
19:00 2019-06-16

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress feder...
12:01 2019-05-29

Scotch on the rocks: distilleries fear climate crisis will endanger whisky production Scotland’s whisky-makers reveal they had to halt production in 2018 heatwave because they ran out of waterScotland’s nature conservation agency last ...
04:48 2019-06-02

Border crisis must be fixed by Congress, top official says after migrant teen dies in US custody After a teen migrant died in U.S. custody, it is Congress' responsibility to "step up" and provide proper funding for the Border Patrol's processing ...
18:32 2019-05-22

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monda...
06:01 2019-06-06

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General...
22:48 2019-06-15

We’re stepping up – join us for a day to halt this climate crisis | Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our futureOn 20 September, at the request of...
06:32 2019-05-24

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time t...
00:01 2019-06-14

Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.        ...
06:32 2019-06-06

LA Times columnist slams city leaders for failing to tackle homeless crisis An influential columnist for the Los Angeles Times returned to his attack on Mayor Eric Garcetti for the city’s mounting homelessness crisis and tras...
12:48 2019-06-10

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the inst...
10:16 2019-06-12

Bernanke, Paulson and Geithner: revisiting the 2008 financial crisis | Howard Davies Three of the key players co-author a book about lessons of the past and make proposals for the futureJournalists, the adage goes, write the first rou...
13:32 2019-05-29

Angelina Jolie warns: Venezuela crisis leading to 'statelessness' for thousands of children Venezuela’s political and economic crisis has increased the risk of “statelessness” for thousands of children born abroad, movie star Angelina Jolie ...
17:00 2019-06-08

UK PM May's party faces worst ever election result amid Brexit crisis: poll British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is facing its worst ever general election result if a vote were held now, according to a new ...
20:16 2019-05-30

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising cas...
08:31 2019-05-21

McConnell says he'll bring up 'freestanding' bill to address humanitarian crisis at border: 'What's the objection?' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on "Fox & Friends" Monday that Democrats have been less helpful than Mexico when it comes to addressing t...
10:16 2019-06-17

Trade war could trigger a 'global financial crisis,' says ex-China central bank chief China continued to ramp up the rhetoric against the U.S. on Friday, with a former Chinese central bank chief saying that further escalation in trade ...
08:32 2019-05-31

Sanders: Democrats have done 'absolutely nothing' while Mexico is taking 'unprecedented' actions on border crisis White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slammed Democrats on Tuesday over inaction at the border, and claimed that Mexico is doing more for the Ame...
12:01 2019-06-11

Kamala Harris Reintroduces Bill Addressing the Black Maternal Healthcare Crisis U.S. Senator Kamala Harris reintroduced the Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies (Maternal CARE) Act on Wednesday, her 2018 bill that seeks ...
14:32 2019-05-22

Amid Congress Leadership Crisis, Senior Leaders Meet Ahmed Patel Amid a leadership crisis in the Congress, senior leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Digvijaya Singh on Thursday met Treasurer Ahmed Patel separately at t...
07:32 2019-05-30

UK factories hit by falling orders; Jamie Oliver restaurant crisis - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK factory orders slow and Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain slides into administrationL...
08:48 2019-05-21

Heroes In Crisis ends by failing its characters, its readers, and its mental health story Heroes In Crisis #9 hits shelves this week, ending the series with more of a whimper than a bang—a whimper that lacks even some sort of closure. The ...
15:48 2019-05-29

Austria’s crisis is a lesson for Europe: far-right parties are unfit to govern | Julia Ebner Caught out in a scandal, the Freedom party is playing the victim and dangerously undermining trust in democracyIt is hard to shock the population of ...
20:01 2019-05-23

Hong Kong crisis deepens as China extradition bill moves forward Advocacy groups, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radical acti...
19:48 2019-06-11

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political...
16:48 2019-05-27

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire classR...
17:32 2019-05-21

Authorities Seize Phones and Computers of Michigan Officials in Flint Water Crisis Investigation Michigan authorities have seized the state-owned phone of former Governor Rick Snyder that was, until recently, in government storage, according to t...
11:32 2019-06-04

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bik...
20:16 2019-06-03

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigat...
04:16 2019-06-04

UN ‘financial crisis,’ years in the making, Guterres tells budget body, proposes solutions The UN’s financial crisis has been years in the making and is undermining the organization’s mandates and reform efforts, Secretary-General António G...
18:32 2019-06-05

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on...
08:31 2019-05-21

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chas...
18:16 2019-05-23

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus...
13:16 2019-06-03

VIX FUTURES AND OPTIONS: A CASE STUDY OF PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFICATION DURING THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS RELEASED Chicago, July 8, - A recently released University of Massachusetts study found that certain investments in futures and options on the CBOE Volatilit...
20:01 2019-05-22

REFILE-UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, t...
00:48 2019-05-29

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE...
20:32 2019-05-21

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is th...
17:32 2019-06-06

Pound extends record losses against euro as Brexit crisis builds - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest on the US-China trade war and new UK inflation figuresUS considers b...
04:32 2019-05-22

Daily on Energy: Greens pressure news networks to call climate change a ‘crisis’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
13:16 2019-06-07

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Will More Cities Follow Suit? In what’s being touted as an important first step in addressing decades of race-based inequality, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signed a res...
11:48 2019-05-21

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats,...
08:37 2019-05-21

Los Angeles County seeks action from city on toilets, rats and trash to combat homeless crisis In a letter, the county recounts a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to try to get basic sanitation for thousands living on the streets  ...
16:16 2019-06-08

UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human r...
17:32 2019-06-17

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of it...
13:32 2019-05-26

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on ...
15:48 2019-05-21

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bri...
06:48 2019-06-14

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive...
12:16 2019-05-21

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually u...
08:31 2019-05-21

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but d...
08:37 2019-05-21

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's a...
12:32 2019-05-30

UK's Labour Party suspends senior figure after claims anti-Semitism crisis was manufactured by Israeli Embassy The UK’s Labour Party was hit with another anti-Semitism crisis after a senior party figure was suspended after ranting that the party’s anti-Semitis...
14:00 2019-05-31

Taraji Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis What Taraji P. Henson has been able to do with her first Boris L. Henson Foundation benefit and conference last weekend was nothing short of a revela...
11:48 2019-06-14

Monday’s Daily Brief: ‘Horror’ at Notre Dame fire disaster, Yemen still bleeding, measles now ‘global crisis’ Top news on Monday includes: UN chief expresses his horror over the huge blaze in Notre Dame; a deal over Hudaydah troop withdrawal beckons, but war ...
12:32 2019-05-21

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart susta...
16:32 2019-05-28

Republicans join Democrats to kill Rand Paul's fiscally responsible Pennies Plan because no one cares about the debt crisis That was a nice decade of Republicans pretending to care about our $22 trillion national debt and annual multitrillion-dollar deficit. But as of Mond...
02:32 2019-06-05

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food secu...
08:31 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents;...
15:48 2019-05-28

National Security Crisis: President Trump’s New Ponytail Is Stuck In The White House Fax Machine After He Tried To Fax An Image Of It To Xi Jinping To Make Him Jealous In recent months, the Trump administration has continued to apply pressure to the already contentious relationship between the U.S. and China, but th...
04:48 2019-06-15

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGB...
19:32 2019-05-24

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan cris...
08:48 2019-05-21

'A mental health crisis': 3 NYPD officers die by suicide in 10 days In 10 days, the New York City Police Department has lost a veteran deputy chief, detective and a third police officer Friday – all from suicide...
14:32 2019-06-15

'End of the road': Theresa May hangs on as leadership crisis deepens - what the papers say The papers have had their say on Theresa May's premiership and when it should end as the latest Cabinet resignation piled pressure on her to step dow...
04:00 2019-05-23

Border Patrol Chief on migrant crisis: We're seeing 'increase after increase,' no signs of slowing A U.S. Border Patrol official said Friday that authorities are seeing "increase after increase" when it comes to the number of large groups of migran...
09:48 2019-06-07

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough...
06:00 2019-05-29

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Expose New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one...
17:48 2019-05-26

At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "gre...
13:32 2019-05-28

Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson face off in the first opioid crisis trial Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic o...
09:16 2019-05-28

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisi...
21:32 2019-05-21

Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid ...
07:48 2019-05-28

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of over...
00:48 2019-06-07

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that s...
19:32 2019-05-21

Jared Diamond's 'Upheaval' outlines 12-step program for nations in crisis The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Guns, Germs, and Steel" details how seven countries faced past upheavals by following the 12-step method. ...
09:16 2019-05-21

Review: Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' is one fun and rollicking existential crisis after another Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' deals in weepy emotions and Tom Hanks warmth, but also features adventure, laughs and one nutty road trip with a...
16:16 2019-06-13

Lab-grown meat, GMOs, high-tech ag: 'Fate of Food' explores solutions to global food crisis Amanda Little explores how we'll feed the world when there too many mouths to feed amid intensifying climate change.     &#...
18:32 2019-06-06

Maximum Security returns to the races for first time since Kentucky Derby DQ Maximum Security, disqualified from victory in the Kentucky Derby, returns to action in Sunday's Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park while older horses s...
19:16 2019-06-14

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requi...
19:48 2019-06-14

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities sai...
21:48 2019-06-14

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try t...
22:16 2019-06-14

Auger-Aliassime to face Raonic in Stuttgart semifinal Canadian youngster Felix Auger-Aliassime saved a match point before beating German qualifier Dustin Brown 7-6 (3), 6-7 (2), 7-6 (2) to reach the semi...
22:48 2019-06-14

Southwest passenger 'bombarded by inappropriate photos' from stranger on her flight Here's a good reason for iPhone users to disable AirDrop while on planes: A Texas woman forgot and another passenger sent her unsolicited nude p...
23:48 2019-06-14

Giancarlo Stanton makes return case with tape-measure homer CHICAGO — Barring another setback, the Yankees are looking at Tuesday as the day Giancarlo Stanton jumps off the injured list and back into their lin...
23:48 2019-06-14

Cleveland’s Bauers hits for cycle at Detroit DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland’s Jake Bauers has hit for the cycle against Detroit. Bauers doubled in the second inning, then singled and tripled dur...
00:16 2019-06-15

Phoenix police draw gun on couple after their daughter steals doll A Phoenix couple is reportedly suing that city for $10 million, alleging they were unlawfully arrested after their 4-year-old daughter stole a doll f...
00:32 2019-06-15

Gary Woodland surges to 36-hole lead at US Open Gary Woodland posted a bogey-free, 6-under-par 65 in Friday's second round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach and will sleep on a two-shot lead. ...
01:16 2019-06-15

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.    &...
01:16 2019-06-15

YouTube TV is giving away free Showtime subscriptions to longtime users They say that nothing in life is free, but Google would beg to differ, as select YouTube TV subscribers are now being offered a free subscription to ...
01:32 2019-06-15

Woodland driving for show, putting for dough at U.S. Open Throughout his career Gary Woodland as been better known for his work with a driver than a putter but that all might change after he rode a red-hot f...
02:48 2019-06-15

Fitbit price cut at Walmart: save on the Fitbit Versa, Charge 2 and Alta HR Summer is officially here, and if you're looking for an affordable smartwatch deal, then you've come to the right place. Walmart has slashe...
03:16 2019-06-15

Boris Johnson failed to protect biodiversity hotspot, says UN expert Ocean advocate highlights lack of action over South Georgia and the Sandwich IslandsBoris Johnson did nothing to protect “the most important biodiver...
03:48 2019-06-15

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license Religious leaders and others are invoking a law that says applicants must be of “good character and generally fit for the responsibilities of licensu...
03:48 2019-06-15

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pr...
04:48 2019-06-15

How did the Golden State Warriors become the team no one likes? The Warriors still want to be the newcomers, the radicals shaking up the sport. But they’re the establishment nowAfter Detroit’s Chauncey Billups-ins...
06:16 2019-06-15

Daytime highs will drop to near-average this weekend TUCSON – Expect gusty winds into this evening followed by less wind this weekend. Breezy conditions with winds between 10-25 mph and gusts as high as...
06:32 2019-06-15

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals fro...
07:32 2019-06-15

Attack On Oil Tankers Has Iran "Written All Over It", Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Friday that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman had Iran "written all over it," rejecting T...
09:48 2019-06-15

From boyhood Arsenal fan to Unai Emery's right-hand man: Daniel Lane on 'perfect job' at the heart of the club For many, language lessons at school were something to endure. An hour or two of your week that seemed to pass slower than most and would not lead an...
10:48 2019-06-15

How opioids invaded America — and are now tightening their grip After a breakup in 2008, a cousin gave Ashlee Krichmar, then 20, a Percocet. She’d never much liked them in the past — they made her sick — but that ...
12:16 2019-06-15

Master of grandeur in theater, film and opera dies at 96 The Italian director orchestrated the youthful 1968 movie version of “Romeo and Juliet” and transported operagoers to Parisian rooftops and the pyram...
13:16 2019-06-15

| Froome hopeful of full recovery after horror crash Chris Froome is positive he can get back to his best on a bike despite suffering multiple fractures in a high-speed crash that has ruled him out of t...
13:16 2019-06-15

Tearful Amanda Knox: Media created false story around me Amanda Knox on Saturday accused the media of having created a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. (June...
13:48 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, d...
14:32 2019-06-15

Bayern begins German Cup defense at 4th tier Energie Cottbus Bayern Munich's German Cup defense will begin at fourth-division Energie Cottbus in August while beaten finalist Leipzig faces a trip to second-...
14:32 2019-06-15

Chile bishop resigns after suggesting there is a reason the Last Supper had no women Carlos Eugenio Irarrazaval stands down, weeks after appointment by pope to clean up church’s public imageA Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope...
14:48 2019-06-15

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity a...
15:00 2019-06-15

Free Ride Plan Will Benefit Losses-Gripped Delhi Metro: Manish Sisodia A day after former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to agree to Delhi government's free travel for women proposa...
16:16 2019-06-15

India v Pakistan: Mickey Arthur tells his players they can be heroes • Pakistan coach Arthur plays up his side’s unpredictability• Virat Kohli focuses on India’s strengthsThe Pakistan coach, Mickey Arthur, has promised...
17:16 2019-06-15

The Latest: Blues hoist Stanley Cup as St. Louis celebrates St. Louis Blues players have taken turns hoisting the Stanley Cup to the cheers of a massive crowd beneath the Gateway Arch     ...
17:32 2019-06-15

Small bird seen swooping over N.S. forest helps naturalists bring halt to logging The province's minister of lands and forestry announced today that he's ordering an investigation into a proposed harvest in about 80 scenic hectares...
17:48 2019-06-15

Somali civilians, Kenyan police officers killed in blasts A series of explosions have claimed the lives of Kenyan police officers and Somali civilians. The attacks, claimed by al-Shabab jihadists, came after...
19:32 2019-06-15

Slovakia's first female president sworn in In her inauguration speech, Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the ...
19:32 2019-06-15

Target’s tech trouble clogs stores with long checkout lines SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Target suffered a technological glitch that stalled checkout lines at its stores worldwide Saturday, exasperating shoppers and e...
20:16 2019-06-15

Wyoming airport rated top ‘tiny airport’ in US by Fodor’s JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Fodor’s Travel has rated Jackson Hole Airport in northwest Wyoming as the best “tiny airport” in the United St...
20:16 2019-06-15

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its hea...
20:16 2019-06-15

Suarez thought his 'career was over' after Chiellini bite "Luis Suarez has revealed that he thought his career was over after his bite on Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup landed him a four-month ban."...
22:16 2019-06-15

Spain's conservatives retake Madrid, far-left keeps Barcelona A conservative was sworn in on Saturday as Madrid's new mayor, regaining control of the Spanish capital for the People's Party after forging a coalit...
22:16 2019-06-15

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to he...
22:16 2019-06-15

MTV Movie & TV Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Stars such as Lizzo and The Hills: New Beginnings' Audrina Patridge and Mischa Barton hit the red carpet on Saturday for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awar...
22:32 2019-06-15

Tiffany Haddish cancels Atlanta show over abortion law ATLANTA (AP) — Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has canceled her upcoming Atlanta performance because of Georgia’s new restrictive abortion...
23:48 2019-06-15

NASCAR Truck race postponed until Sunday NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — The NASCAR Truck series race at Iowa Speedway has been postponed until Sunday because of inclement weather. The sport’s org...
23:48 2019-06-15

Braves’ Keuchel allows 3 runs in 7 innings in Double-A game PEARL, Miss. (AP) — Dallas Keuchel’s second start in the minors since signing with the Atlanta Braves was a little more of a struggle than his ...
23:48 2019-06-15

UN counterterrorism chief makes controversy trip to Xinjiang BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief has visited Xinjiang last week despite protests from the U.S. and a rights group that the t...
00:48 2019-06-16

Trump warns of a 'market crash the likes of which has not been seen before' if he loses 2020 election — but economists are worried he's causing a recession on his own Andrew Burton/Getty Images US President Donald Trump warned Saturday of a massive market crash if he's not re-elected in 2020. The President has pr...
00:48 2019-06-16

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the eff...
02:32 2019-06-16

Tennis: Home favorite Bertens sets up Rosmalen final with American Riske Dutch top seed Kiki Bertens set her sights on her third WTA title of the season after she eased past Kazakh qualifier Elena Rybakina 6-4 6-4 in the R...
03:16 2019-06-16

Sportwatch: Wins for Roosters, Sea Eagles, Vixens, Swifts and Giants – as it happened Super Netball: Firebirds 60-71 Vixens; Swifts 59-55 GiantsNRL: Sea Eagles 34-14 Dragons; Roosters 38-12 BulldogsAFL: GWS beat North MelbourneState of...
06:00 2019-06-16

Artist behind viral David Attenborough mural in east London surprised by 'massive' response The artist behind a huge mural of Sir David Attenborough in London has said he is surprised by the "massive" response to it and hopes the "evolving" ...
06:32 2019-06-16

Tata Harrier Gets A Price Hike Of Rs. 31,000 Across All Variants Having introduced its all-new offering in January this year, Tata Motors has silently hiked prices on the Harrier compact SUV. The Tata Harrier gets ...
07:48 2019-06-16

Alonso claims back-to-back victories in Toyota one-two "Fernando Alonso claimed back-to-back victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, overtaking the rival Toyota on the final hour before holding on to win th...
09:16 2019-06-16

Happy Father's Day, Scott Disick! Relive Lord Disick's Best Dad Moments From KUWTK Scott Disick is one iconic dad. Not only does the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star love a good dad joke, but the father of three also has some s...
10:32 2019-06-16

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of...
11:16 2019-06-16

Muse 2: The brain-sensing headband designed to help you relax The Muse 2 is a multi-sensor meditation device that can read your brainwaves in real time and offer you useful feedback to improve your meditation sk...
13:48 2019-06-16

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William...
13:48 2019-06-16

Smith gets grid penalty for Espargaro crash in Barcelona MotoGP race Aprilia test rider Bradley Smith has been given a three-place grid penalty for his next MotoGP appearance for causing his collision with team-mate Al...
14:16 2019-06-16

Book excerpt: Marty Smith and Nick Saban talk family and football Marty Smith and Nick Saban talk about their fathers and football in this excerpt of his forthcoming book, "Never Settle: Sports, Family, and the Amer...
14:48 2019-06-16

Isaiah Austin is willing to risk his life for basketball The 7-foot-1 center dreamed of playing in the NBA, but everything changed just days before the draft. Now he's putting everything on the line to do w...
14:48 2019-06-16

Mannarino eases past Thompson to claim maiden title in Rosmalen "Frenchman Adrian Mannarino won his first ATP final in seven attempts as he defeated Australia\u0027s Jordan Thompson 7-6(7) 6-3 in the Libema Open i...
15:01 2019-06-16

Pompeo says U.S. does not want war with Iran; pushes for international response The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will take every action necessary, including diplomacy, to guarantee safe navigation throug...
15:16 2019-06-16

India imposing increased, retaliatory tariffs on US exports including apples, almonds India is now imposing increased tariffs on 28 U.S. products including apples, almonds and walnuts, a move seen as a retaliatory act.   ...
15:32 2019-06-16

Padres, Rockies game delayed by puddle in foul territory DENVER (AP) — The game between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies was temporarily delayed by a puddle on a sunny afternoon at Coors Field. Wat...
16:48 2019-06-16

Jessica Jones offers an effective, unexpected meditation on grief Not only is “A.K.A Hero Pants” a compelling episode in its own right, it retroactively makes the previous episode more interesting too. Not the Salli...
17:48 2019-06-16

Andy Murray says he is back in love with tennis as he prepares for Queen’s • ‘The reason you do it is because it is fun’• Admits that after earlier surgery he wanted to retireAndy Murray made it eloquently clear on the eve o...
19:16 2019-06-16

Tom Hanks walks red carpet for Toy Story 4 European premiere Hollywood star Tom Hanks took to the red carpet for the European premiere of Toy Story 4, saying making the final instalment of the series transporte...
19:32 2019-06-16

Dozens of buildings completed in Samjiyon county, North Korea says North Korea claimed Sunday "dozens of buildings" in Samjiyon County have been completed, even as the country faces the heaviest sanctions in its hist...
20:16 2019-06-16

Toyota’s progress toward its second Le Mans victory Sunday can, in some ways, be traced back to the Toyota’s progress toward its second Le Mans victory Sunday can, in some ways, be traced back to the 2007 Supra HV-R. With a 3UZ-FE V8 engine and a 20...
00:16 2019-06-17

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in t...
00:32 2019-06-17

Woodland fends off Koepka to claim U.S. Open Gary Woodland held his nerve to claim his first major with a three-shot victory at the U.S. Open on Sunday, bringing Brooks Koepka's two-year reign t...
00:32 2019-06-17

Argentina’s state news agency Telam says power has been restored to 90% of country BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s state news agency Telam says power has been restored to 90% of country. The post Argentina’s s...
01:16 2019-06-17

Food App Couriers Exploit Migrants Desperate for Work in France Some contractors are dealing with rate cuts by leasing their accounts to immigrants, many of them underage or in the country illegally, and taking pa...
01:48 2019-06-17

Carlos Ghosn's wife urges Trump to support her husband Carole Ghosn says she wants US president to talk to Japan’s Shinzo Abe about a fair trial for the former Nissan bossThe wife of former Nissan boss Ca...
04:16 2019-06-17

|RightsandobligationsunderEU'sdataprotectionrules The EU's stringent data protection rules have bolstered the rights of European citizens and imposed new responsibilities on companies since coming in...
04:16 2019-06-17

Does the ‘Dream Act’ give green cards to gang members? Republicans say so, but the bill specifically excludes immigrants who were in criminal street gangs, as well as felons and those with three or more m...
05:16 2019-06-17

Thriving Mets duo will take a seat with Robinson Cano back Robinson Cano’s return could take away playing time from two of the more productive Mets. With the second baseman on the injured list until Sunday, i...
05:32 2019-06-17

AP Top Stories June 16 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, June 16th: Pompeo pushing for diplomacy with Iran; Tens of millions in the dark in South America; Hong Kong&apos...
06:48 2019-06-17