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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 tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis

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Opinion: Strait of Hormuz crisis a political dead-end for Germany The past few days have highlighted a key shortcoming in Germany's foreign policy. Berlin's response to the Iran crisis shows the country's limited ab...
15:16 2019-07-31

'Risk of war' persists in Strait of Hormuz crisis, Germany's Maas says The German foreign minister said all parties "must do everything to make sure it does not come to this." Iran has dismissed claims it attacked two ta...
23:48 2019-06-19

UK Navy to escort tankers through Strait of Hormuz amid Iran crisis The UK Royal Navy will now accompany British-flagged oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz, the British Ministry of Defense said in a statement Th...
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Oil tanker goes missing in Strait of Hormuz A Panama-flagged oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates appeared switch off its transponder in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday and has not bee...
17:32 2019-07-16

UK joins US in Strait of Hormuz naval mission Britain says it will join a US-led mission to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz. Germany has rejected joining the mission, which comes...
20:00 2019-08-05

Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh ...
15:48 2019-07-22

UK ships in Strait of Hormuz put on 'heightened security' The Department for Transport has issued new guidance to all British-flagged ships to go to a heightened state of security in the Strait of Hormuz, Sk...
09:48 2019-07-11

The Strait of Hormuz: The world's most important oil choke point Following a number of oil tanker blasts in the Gulf of Oman, tensions between the United States and Iran are rising further. DW takes a closer look a...
08:32 2019-06-14

Germany 'has not offered' to join U.S.-led mission for Strait of Hormuz Germany has not offered to join a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz as it wants to calm tensions with Iran, a government spokeswoman sai...
12:16 2019-07-31

British tankers seized by Iran in Strait of Hormuz UK officials said two tankers were seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz Friday — a British vessel and a Liberian-flagged ship ̵...
02:32 2019-07-20

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in t...
17:48 2019-06-16

Australia's Qantas directs flights away from Strait of Hormuz Australia's flag carrier, Qantas Airways Ltd, said on Friday that its flights over the Middle East would avoid the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman ...
04:32 2019-06-21

UK says rightly concerned about protecting goods in Strait of Hormuz Britain is rightly concerned about protecting its goods in the Strait of Hormuz, defense minister Penny Mordaunt said on Thursday following tensions ...
05:16 2019-07-18

Iran Denies the U.S. Destroyed a Drone in the Strait of Hormuz (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran is denying a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the strategic Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship. Depu...
15:00 2019-07-19

USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy "destroyed" an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Th...
20:00 2019-07-18

Germany will not join US naval mission in Strait of Hormuz Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Germany will not be taking part in a US-led naval mission to secure oil tanker ships sailing near Iran. The move com...
15:16 2019-07-31

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." It marks the second incident involving s...
17:32 2019-07-18

Latest on tanker attacks south of the Strait of Hormuz Iran has rejected U.S. accusations that it was to blame for attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz after the incident raise...
08:48 2019-06-14

US shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, Trump says A US Navy ship downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday after its operators ignored warnings to change course, President Trump announ...
17:32 2019-07-18

Australia Is Third Country to Join U.S. in Patrolling Strait of Hormuz “This is about freedom of shipping,” said Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who denied that Australia was helping the United States put pressure on Iran...
06:16 2019-08-21

Qatar 'cautiously following' recent developments in Strait of Hormuz Qatar said on Sunday it was "cautiously following" recent developments in the Strait of Hormuz and incidents affecting regional and international shi...
17:01 2019-07-21

Germany will not join U.S.-led mission in Strait of Hormuz: Maas Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission to secure the Strait of Hormuz, close to Iran, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday...
12:16 2019-07-31

U.K. Joins U.S.-Led Effort to Protect Ships in Strait of Hormuz Tensions between Britain and Iran have risen since Iran seized a tanker in July. Monday’s decision was an acknowledgment that British efforts to crea...
10:00 2019-08-06

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh ...
11:16 2019-07-21

Iran denies that US shot down its drone in the Strait of Hormuz Iran on Friday denied that the United States took down one of their drones in the Strait of Hormuz, as President Trump had said hours earlier. “...
11:16 2019-07-19

Trump says US warship has destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz US president calls on other countries to condemn Iran Move comes amid heightened tensions between countriesThe US has said that one of its warships b...
17:32 2019-07-18

US warship may have downed second Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, officials say U.S. officials believe not one but two Iranian drones were downed by a U.S. warship transiting the Strait of Hormuz last week, Fox News confirmed Tue...
20:48 2019-07-23

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United Stat...
21:32 2019-07-19

US reportedly eyeing Iran after attack on two tankers near the Strait of Hormuz The Trump administration was quick to blame Iran Thursday after a pair of Japanese-owned tankers were attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz — a...
13:16 2019-06-13

Oil rises 0.3% on US economic data, Strait of Hormuz tanker dispute Oil prices inched up on Friday and posted weekly gains, boosted by upbeat U.S. economic data and concerns over the safety of oil transport around the...
14:32 2019-07-31

Ships urged to alert navies before sailing through Strait of Hormuz Shipping associations have called on ship owners to inform Britain's navy of their movements before sailing into the Middle East Gulf and Strait of H...
15:48 2019-07-22

Trump: If Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz, 'it's not going to be closed for long' The president blames Iran for this week's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman but doesn't say how the administration will respon...
15:16 2019-06-14

Britain planning maritime mission to protect Strait of Hormuz Britain plans to join a European-led maritime mission to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz days after Iran seized a British-flagged ...
17:16 2019-07-22

Iran says if it decides to block Strait of Hormuz, it will do it 'publicly': Fars Iran's military denied on Monday being behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, and said if it decided to block Strait of Hormuz,...
09:00 2019-06-17

U.S. military says surveillance aircraft monitoring situation in Strait of Hormuz The U.S. military said on Friday that unarmed surveillance aircraft were in international airspace, monitoring the Strait of Hormuz and had been in c...
20:16 2019-07-19

Iran Seizes Two Vessels, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz, U.K. Says (LONDON) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an e...
17:01 2019-07-19

Iran claims to have seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government urgently seeking information after Stena Impero veered into Iranian watersIran’s Revolutionary Guards claimed on Friday evening to have...
15:48 2019-07-19

Tankers Targeted Near Strait Of Hormuz Amid Iran-US Tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, an assault that left one...
09:48 2019-06-13

UAE oil tanker missing in Strait of Hormuz after drifting into Iranian waters An oil tanker traveling through the tiny strip of water located in the mouth of the Persian Gulf stopped transmitting its location more than two days...
12:16 2019-07-16

Iran Seizes Boat In Strait Of Hormuz, Arrests 12 Filipinos: Report Iran seized a boat and arrested 12 Filipinos as it busted a "fuel-smuggling ring" in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, the semi-official news agency ...
10:16 2019-09-07

UK's Royal Navy might not have the ships required to safeguard Strait of Hormuz from Iran The United Kingdom is planning an ambitious joint operation with European partners to help secure shipping through the strategically crucial Strait o...
21:00 2019-07-24

British Airways re-routes flights away from Strait of Hormuz after downing of US drone LONDON (AP) — British Airways re-routes flights away from Strait of Hormuz after downing of US drone. The post British Airways re-routes flights away...
08:32 2019-06-21

U.S. asks South Korea to send troops to Strait of Hormuz - Yonhap U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper asked South Korea to send troops to join a U.S.-led maritime force in the Strait of Hormuz off the coast of Iran, Y...
07:16 2019-08-09

U.K. and European Allies to Form ‘Maritime Protection Mission’ in Strait of Hormuz (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Britain says it is joining with European allies to form a “maritime protection mission” in the Stra...
13:16 2019-07-22

Iranian boats 'attempted to impede' British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government spokesman says three Iranian boats were warned off by HMS Montrose, but Tehran denies involvementThree Iranian boats have “attempted to...
03:16 2019-07-11

Saudi Airlines shift flights away from Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya ...
22:32 2019-06-22

Iran Denies Claim That U.S. Military Destroyed Drone in the Strait of Hormuz The government of Iran has denied reports that the U.S. shot down an Iranian drone this week in the Strait of Hormuz, contradicting claims by the U.S...
08:32 2019-07-19

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tank...
07:32 2019-07-20

UK, allies work on safe passage after Iran seized tanker in Strait of Hormuz Britain called Iran’s seizure of a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz an “act of state piracy” and said it was joining with ...
18:01 2019-07-22

Defense intel chief says Iran doesn't want war despite tanker seizures in Strait of Hormuz The military's intelligence chief said Iran does not want war with the U.S. despite its seizure of British tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, escalatin...
19:48 2019-07-19

US admiral says allies to do the heavy lifting protecting ships from Iran in the Strait of Hormuz The U.S. Navy's protection mission in the Strait of Hormuz will apply strictly to American shipping while regional partners will shoulder most of the...
19:48 2019-07-31

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the e...
18:48 2019-07-08

US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Ho...
03:16 2019-06-20

Iran says it helped oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz amid concerns surrounding missing UAE vessel Iran’s Foreign Ministry has said the Islamic Republic helped an unnamed vessel that suffered a technical malfunction in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S...
14:16 2019-07-17

The Strait of Hormuz Is at the Center of Iran Tensions Again. Here’s How the Narrow Waterway Gained Wide Importance The Strait of Hormuz is only 21 miles wide at its narrowest point, but it’s once again the biggest waterway in the news headlines, after Iran s...
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German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone. The post Germ...
08:32 2019-06-21

US Navy drone shot down by Iranian missile over Strait of Hormuz in 'unprovoked attack,' central command says U.S. military officials returned fire -- verbally -- hours after Iran blasted a Navy high-altitude drone out of the sky over the Strait of Hormuz, wi...
03:16 2019-06-21

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby. The post Owner of Japanese oil ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
20:16 2019-07-19

British Navy escorts oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatens revenge for ship seizure The British Navy has escorted at least two ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatened revenge against the United Kingdom for its seizur...
06:01 2019-07-11

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S...
18:00 2019-07-19

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British and Liberian-flagged ships in Strait of Hormuz Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seized two ships in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian, British, and U.S. officials said Friday. ...
17:16 2019-07-19

Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats tried to seize British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Wednesday but backed off after a ...
16:32 2019-07-11

Strait of Hormuz incident: Jeremy Hunt 'extremely concerned' over Iranian seizure of two oil tankers in Gulf UK-registered Stena Impero was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Strait of Hormuz Second oil tanker, the Liberia-flagged Mesdar, was l...
17:16 2019-07-19

Strait of Hormuz latest: US 'destroys' Iranian drone after it comes within 'threatening distance' of warship A US warship has destroyed an Iranian drone that came with "threatening distance" in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two co...
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15:48 2019-07-23

France, Italy, Denmark back European-led naval mission for Hormuz: diplomats France, Italy, the Netherlands and Denmark support a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, three senior EU...
14:16 2019-07-23

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait and calls for sanctions against US companies China held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as...
16:16 2019-07-15

Pirates attack Korean cargo ship near Singapore Strait: Yonhap Pirates attacked a South Korean-flagged cargo ship near the Singapore Strait early on Monday, assaulting the crew and making off with thousands of do...
23:48 2019-07-21

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island th...
13:48 2019-07-15

Anti-extremism group run by social media giants becomes independent A group formed by Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube to combat terrorist abuse and online extremism on social media is becoming a separate orga...
05:32 2019-09-24

Independent Minister Quits, Withdraws Support To Karnataka Coalition As the ruling Congress-JDS coalition continues to be in full crisis mode, lawmakers from the grand old party arrived at Deputy Chief Minister G Param...
04:16 2019-07-08

sex, lies and videotape at 30: how Steven Soderbergh changed independent cinema In 1989, the micro-budget drama took the industry by surprise and changed our concept of what an indie film could achieve“I’m still making movies abo...
11:16 2019-08-20

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapport...
08:37 2019-05-21

Ex-owner of Russia's largest independent oil refinery arrested in Moscow A former owner of the debt-laden Antipinsky refinery, Russia's largest independent oil-processing plant, was arrested in Moscow, his company said in ...
19:16 2019-07-14

Huawei Asks India To Take "Informed, Independent Decision" On 5G Trials Huawei has urged India to make an "informed and independent decision" on permitting its 5G trials in the country as the Chinese telecom giant reeled ...
15:01 2019-06-23

UnitedHealth's Optum strikes deal with Bay Area hospital in bid to keep it independent United's Optum is launching a new partnership with John Muir Health aimed at helping the small northern California hospital operator become more...
03:16 2019-07-17

Bigotry makes politicians ‘complicit in the violence that follows’ : UN independent experts Responding to the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio on Saturday, a group of independent UN experts has called out the “increased use of divisive langu...
22:16 2019-08-07

U.N. chief calls for independent inquiry into deadly Libya air strike United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is outraged by an air strike in Libya that hit a detention center, killing dozens of migrants and r...
13:16 2019-07-03

Departure of Nissan's Saikawa hastened by independent directors - sources The fate of Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa was sealed by two external directors who persuaded the board on Monday to oust the company veteran and spare th...
22:16 2019-09-12

An independent report on Facebook’s alleged liberal bias tells us nothing Conservatives have long lamented that Facebook has a liberal, or anti-conservative, bias. Since the 2016 election, the company has been grilled on th...
18:32 2019-08-20

Jane Philpott seeks re-election as independent in Markham-Stouffville Both Philpott and Jody Wilson Raybould made headlines when they resigned from cabinet over the Prime Minister's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair. B...
09:00 2019-10-03

Fed Chair Powell Underscores Importance of Independent Central Bank Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell highlighted the importance of an independent central bank, amid steady criticism of the Fed’s monetary policy ...
15:32 2019-10-07

U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohamed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, a d...
23:32 2019-06-18

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) ...
19:16 2019-06-27

Ram Jethmalani Shaped Criminal Law In Independent India: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday condoled the death of veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani, saying his void would never be filled and his nam...
08:00 2019-09-08

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying t...
12:48 2019-07-31

Former Tory MP Rory Stewart running for Mayor of London as independent Rory Stewart has said he hopes to be a moderate voice as "extremism is taking over our country." He has stepped down from the Conservative Party to r...
14:48 2019-10-04

Apple will supply parts to independent repair shops for first time Apple said on Thursday it will begin selling parts, tools and repair guides to independent shops to fix broken iPhones, a major change after years of...
15:32 2019-08-29

Apple to supply parts to independent repair shops for first time Apple Inc said on Thursday it will begin selling parts, tools and repair guides to independent shops to fix broken iPhones, a major change after ye...
10:00 2019-08-29

Haas Confirms It's An Independent F1 Team That Doesn't Need Rich Energy Anyway The Haas Formula One team entered into a title sponsor partnership with British energy drink company Rich Energy that went down as well as a can of R...
04:00 2019-10-09

Members of disbanded EPA air quality panel form independent group Former members of an air quality scientific advisory committee that was disbanded by the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency said ...
01:16 2019-09-27

sex, lies, and videotape at 30: how Steven Soderbergh changed independent cinema In 1989, the micro-budget drama took the industry by surprise and changed our concept of what an indie film could achieve“I’m still making movies abo...
16:32 2019-08-19

Ross Perot, Who Mounted Independent Presidential Bids, Dies at 89 (DALLAS) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for presi...
18:32 2019-07-09

A Newly Translated Novel Charts the Dizzying Transformation of an Independent Oman “When we are away from home, in new and strange places, we get to know ourselves better,” Abdallah, the son of a rich merchant, thinks as...
14:00 2019-10-10

'Difference-maker' independent voters in U.S. presidential election crosshairs Ellen Kirschner is no cheerleader for Donald Trump, but the retired Florida letter carrier also feels unsure about voting for a Democrat in next year...
11:32 2019-08-30

Laffer: Federal Reserve shouldn’t be independent from White House Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Arthur Laffer, an economist who served as an adviser to President Trump’s 2016 campaign, took some shots at t...
12:00 2019-06-30

UPDATE 1-Apple to supply parts to independent repair shops for first time Apple Inc said on Thursday it will begin selling parts, tools and repair guides to independent shops to fix broken iPhones, a major change after yea...
13:48 2019-08-29

Family of man shot in the back by police in Colorado call for independent investigation The attorney for the family of a man shot in the back and killed by police in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is calling for an independent investigation...
14:00 2019-08-16

U.S. has lost 24 million acres of natural land in 16 years: independent report The United States has lost the equivalent of nine Grand Canyon national parks, or 24 million acres (9712455.41 hectares) of natural area, between 200...
02:32 2019-08-06

Cuba finally legalizes independent movie-making — but censorship still an issue Cuba’s Communist government has issued a decree legalizing the country’s independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production, alth...
17:01 2019-06-28

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again...
11:16 2019-05-23

CORRECTED-Apple to supply parts to independent repair shops for first time Apple Inc said on Thursday it will begin selling parts, tools and repair guides to independent shops to fix broken iPhones, a major change after yea...
09:32 2019-08-29

Tech companies back independent watchdog to tackle online extremism A global working group set up by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft to remove extremist content will become an independent watchdog working "t...
21:32 2019-09-23

Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight Committee After leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel o...
20:48 2019-07-08

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-foun...
14:48 2019-06-04

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles...
12:16 2019-05-24

In Norway, I finally found out what it means to be a truly independent woman | Hasina Shirzad After leaving Afghanistan I was unprepared for life in a country where tasks are not strictly divided between the sexesMy life story might be summed ...
03:32 2019-07-24

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-st...
03:16 2019-08-01

China's Didi Chuxing launches autonomous driving unit as independent company Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Monday it has launched its autonomous driving unit as an independent company that will focus on resea...
04:16 2019-08-05

Federal watchdog agency: Misclassifying workers as independent contractors is not a labor violation Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor is not itself a violation of federal law, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Thursday i...
00:32 2019-08-30

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts French protesters’ rights have been “disproportionately curtailed” during the wave of recent “gilet jaunes”, or yellow jacket demonstrations across t...
10:48 2019-05-21

‘I Feel More Independent.’ California City Tests Out Universal Basic Income Plan (STOCKTON, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to give cash to every American each month. Susie Garza has never heard...
22:48 2019-09-03

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked a...
11:48 2019-07-31

Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violation...
14:32 2019-08-05

Khashoggi murder: Independent investigation blames Saudi Arabia for 'extrajudicial killing' of journalist Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a "deliberate, premeditated execution," a United Nations special rapporteur has concluded ...
06:16 2019-06-19

Libya detention centre airstrike could amount to a war crime says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation An airstrike on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on Wedn...
23:16 2019-08-03

Libya detention centre attack could amount to a war crime, says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation A missile attack on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on ...
12:48 2019-07-03

Rory Stewart quits Boris Johnson's Conservatives and says he is standing to be London mayor as an independent Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images Rory Stewart quits Boris Johnson's Conservative party and announces that he will stand to be mayor of Lo...
07:48 2019-10-04

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed indepen...
12:32 2019-06-19

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and preme...
10:48 2019-05-21

This online company 3D-prints beautiful and unique lamp designs from independent designers — here's how 4 different styles look in real life Gantri At Gantri, you can shop beautiful and unique 3D-printed lamps created by independent designers from around the world. All the lamps are cr...
02:32 2019-08-30

Steve Smith injury: Australian cricket's medical chief calls for team doctors to be independent Australia's medical chief Alex Kontouris believes that independent doctors could be on the way to assess head injuries following Steve Smith's withdr...
11:32 2019-08-19

Rory Stewart's decision to contest London 2020 as an independent shows how Boris is reshaping Tory party Rory Stewart's decision to contest the 2020 London Mayoralty election as an independent is another indication of how the Tory party is being reshaped...
15:48 2019-10-04

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent experts on Myanmar, Guterres denounces US mass shootings, Libyan airport violence, UN Spokesperson on Kashmir Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indi...
20:16 2019-08-06

Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China’s...
02:01 2019-05-23

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing...
17:48 2019-07-01

Giffords urges Democrats, GOP to act on guns FILE – In this Jan. 8, 2019, file photo, former Rep. Gabby Giffords, speaks during a news conference to announce the introduction of bipartisan...
14:00 2019-10-02

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul...
15:16 2019-06-09

| Du Toit urges Stormers to play their best Pieter-Steph du Toit will run out at Newlands for his 50th Stormers cap, but his focus is on making as big an impact as possible against the Highland...
06:00 2019-05-24

Germany: AKK urges more money for military The German defense budget is set to increase by almost €2 billion. But it's still not enough, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has warned. Key projects "ma...
15:16 2019-09-11

GM urges patience as Silverado falls to No. 3 Executives insist the shake-up in a closely watched battle with major image and profit implications isn't a sign of trouble and say the pickups' laun...
01:48 2019-06-17

Dorian downgraded, but Fla. gov urges vigilance Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is warning residents to "stay vigilant" as Dorian weakened very slightly to a Category 4 storm. (Sept. 2)   ...
23:00 2019-09-02

Trump Urges UK to Be 'Very Careful' Over Huawei and 5G Trump urged Britain to be "very careful" about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview published Saturday ahead of...
02:32 2019-06-03

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO WeWork owner The We Company is weighing slashing the valuation of its forthcoming IPO to below $20 billion, two sources said, in the latest headwind ...
10:48 2019-09-10

Germany urges US to talk with Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a thaw in US-Iran tensions must result in new talks over the 2015 nuclear deal. European leaders have struggl...
09:00 2019-08-30

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on ...
01:32 2019-06-28

Shareholder Elliott urges restructuring at AT&T AT&T Inc shareholder Elliott Management Corp on Monday called the wireless carrier "deeply undervalued" and urged it to restructure its business, inc...
08:48 2019-09-09

HRW urges Brunei to repeal Sharia law An international human rights organization called on the sultan of Brunei to repeal his country's newly enacted Sharia penal code as it violates a ra...
02:01 2019-05-23

BMW's new CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes In an internal email, Oliver Zipse encouraged employees to embrace change and innovate. BMW has lost ground to rival Mercedes-Benz over the past five...
03:00 2019-08-17

US official urges MPs to reconsider Huawei role A senior US cybersecurity official used a speech in parliament to urge the UK to ban Huawei from the rollout of 5G mobile networks.Huawei has long be...
11:16 2019-06-21

Activist Urges Care.com to Explore Sale The hedge fund Engine Capital is urging Care.com, the largest marketplace for online caregivers, to pursue a sale, saying the company is “at a crossr...
08:32 2019-08-16

UN urges reluctant EU nations to help stranded migrants The United Nations refugee agency is appealing to European governments to urgently allow in more than 500 people rescued in the Mediterranean but who...
10:48 2019-08-13

BMW CEO Urges Staff To Narrow Sales Gap With Mercedes BMWs new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a tim...
05:16 2019-08-18

BMW's CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes BMW's new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a t...
14:00 2019-08-16

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylva...
07:48 2019-06-01

| Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed $50 billion divorce bill, US President Donald Trump told the UK's The...
03:32 2019-06-02

Von der Leyen urges 'green deal' for a more united EU Von der Leyen, who is seeking to win over EU lawmakers, said she would make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have mo...
08:48 2019-07-16

U.N. Urges Reluctant E.U. Nations to Help Stranded Migrants BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency urgently appealed to European governments Tuesday to let two migrant rescue ships disembark m...
10:00 2019-08-14

Epstein accuser urges more women to speak out One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers is urging victims to speak out against the wealthy financier as authorities prosecute him on sex charges. Cou...
20:16 2019-07-16

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming ...
22:48 2019-08-04

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to "keep its eye on the ball" in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves towar...
15:00 2019-06-14

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic do...
07:32 2019-06-30

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-m...
16:32 2019-06-27

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 1...
02:48 2019-06-13

May urges climate protesters to get out and vote Green In Longueuil, Que., on Tuesday, Green Leader Elizabeth May says she backs the movement known as Extinction Rebellion, whose members shut down Montrea...
18:00 2019-10-08

"Don't Even Think About Retirement," Lata Mangeshkar Urges MS Dhoni Amid intense speculation that MS Dhoni may retire from international cricket after India's exit from World Cup after losing to New Zealand in the sem...
17:48 2019-07-11

N.Y. comptroller, investor urges GM to resolve strike The New York comptroller didn't threaten to divest the retirement system from GM, but he repeatedly voiced concern about the investment's stability s...
15:16 2019-10-03

Trump urges China to investigate Bidens Despite facing an impeachment inquiry for asking Ukraine to investigate the Bidens, Donald Trump has now called on China to do the same. Democrats ha...
19:16 2019-10-03

"I love him": Mbappe Urges Neymar To Stay With Him At PSG Kylian Mbappe also doused any lingering concerns over his own plans after he talked about playing "elsewhere" at the French league awards ceremony in...
19:00 2019-08-02

GOP senator urges Trump to set guidelines for gun legislation Sen. Roy Blunt on Sunday called on President Donald Trump to provide details on what type of legislation he’d like to see in an effort to reduce gun ...
22:48 2019-09-08

| Edu urges Arsenal to rediscover winning mentality Arsenal's new technical director Edu has challenged the Gunners to find a winning mentality as they bid to erase memories of last season's disappoint...
13:16 2019-07-20

Pope urges conservatives to be open to changes in Church Pope Francis appealed to conservatives on Sunday not to be bound by the status quo as he opened an assembly of bishops to discuss the future of the R...
10:32 2019-10-06

Edu Urges Arsenal To Rediscover Winning Mentality Last year, the Gunners misfired badly, missing out on Champions League qualification after finishing fifth and suffering a Europa League final thrash...
18:48 2019-07-20

Waymo urges U.S. to 'promptly' remove barriers to AV's NHTSA is grappling with how to address nearly 75 safety standards for self-driving cars, many of them written under the assumption that a licensed dr...
19:48 2019-08-29

Trump urges GM, UAW to resolve contract dispute U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday that General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union should "get together and make a deal." Trump tweeted...
23:48 2019-09-15

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitami...
16:00 2019-05-26

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views al...
09:48 2019-06-22

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure While stressing the importance of new energy vehicles, Wan -- a former science minister widely regarded as a key promoter of electric vehicles in Chi...
11:32 2019-07-02

Brussels urges commuters to hitch rides Commuters in Brussels will be encouraged to hitch rides to work, as part of a local government bid to reduce congestion and carbon dioxide emissions....
04:16 2019-09-28

SC governor urges evacuations ahead of Dorian South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Tuesday urges people to evacuate from the state's coast ahead of Hurricane Dorian, saying "The time to l...
03:16 2019-09-04

Oxfam urges shoppers not to buy new clothes for a month Second Hand September aims to raise awareness of fashion’s environmental impactSeptember occupies a mythical position in the fashion industry, when m...
02:48 2019-08-31

CII Urges Government For Consultation Before Finalising EV Deadlines The CII has joined SIAM in urging the government for a proper, well-aligned roadmap, formulated in consultation with industry stakeholders, before fi...
08:00 2019-06-10

Trump Urges ‘Big’ Rate Cut as Fed Faces Challenges From short-term political and trade war concerns to a long-term lack of “firefighting capability” if the economy dives, things are not poised to get ...
16:00 2019-09-16

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing t...
09:48 2019-06-10

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers ...
16:16 2019-06-10

UK report urges global action against Christian persecution Britain’s Foreign Secretary has embraced a new report that concludes Christians frequently endure the heaviest burden of persecution globally, arguin...
11:32 2019-07-08

| Sudan urges UN to withdraw all peacekeepers by June 2020 Sudan has called on the United Nations Security Council to lift its suspension of troop withdrawals and ensure all peacekeepers leave Darfur by June ...
01:16 2019-08-28

Top EU official urges talks to ease strain between U.S., Iran The European Union's top diplomatic leader said Thursday the alliance urges talks between the United States and Iran and wishes to preserve the 2015 ...
13:48 2019-08-29

Germany's Angela Merkel urges China to do more for climate German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the importance of international cooperation on both global warming and global trade in a speech to Chi...
11:48 2019-09-08

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge wa...
18:32 2019-06-09

Pope urges Romanians to work together to confront challenges Pope Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the firs...
13:32 2019-05-31

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants BERLIN (AP) — The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterr...
11:01 2019-06-19

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by ...
06:16 2019-07-08

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency...
02:32 2019-07-18

BHP urges investors to veto resolution against coal lobbying Mining giant BHP Group Ltd urged shareholders on Thursday to vote against a resolution that would require the company to quit industry groups that lo...
10:32 2019-09-05

Tunisian PM urges continued focus on economy after election Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, a candidate for president in next month's election, said on Thursday the country should press ahead with his ...
16:48 2019-08-29

Biden urges investigation into Trump Ukraine call Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Saturday called for an investigation into rep...
16:32 2019-09-21

Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over...
01:32 2019-06-01

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passeng...
23:48 2019-06-01

Beto O’Rourke Urges Banks to Cut Services for Gun Sales The candidate said he wanted credit card companies and other financial institutions to stop providing services for sales of assault-style weapons, am...
13:16 2019-09-12

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up th...
20:16 2019-06-03

UN chief urges world to stamp out religious persecution U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging the world to “stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, the persecution of Christians and other ...
23:00 2019-08-22

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO over valuation concerns: FT SoftBank Group , a top shareholder in the holding company of U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork, is urging it to shelve a planned IPO on concerns ove...
00:16 2019-09-10

Schumer urges McConnell to renegotiate spending proposal Senate Democratic leaders on Tuesday will urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Al...
16:00 2019-09-17

Trump wades into Brexit talks, urges UK to ‘walk away’ President Trump urged Britain’s next prime minister to “walk away” from trying to reach a deal to leave the European Union if Bruss...
14:48 2019-06-02

Europe urges Iran to cooperate with UN nuclear watchdog Britain, France, Germany and the EU have issued a joint statement warning Iran to stick to its commitments under the 2015 deal on its nuclear program...
14:00 2019-09-13

The Latest: China urges US, Iran to avoid further escalation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times loca...
09:32 2019-06-18

Trump urges Israel to 'get their act together' amid election turmoil U.S. President Donald Trump, voicing impatience with close ally Israel, said on Sunday he was not happy about electoral upheaval there and urged the ...
00:16 2019-06-03

Trump Urges UK To Be "Very Careful" In Involving Huawei In Its 5G Network US President Donald Trump urged Britain to be "very careful" about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview publish...
22:32 2019-06-01

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presiden...
18:32 2019-06-16

FBI urges Jeffrey Epstein victims to call hotline Do you recognize this pedophile? After arresting Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges, the feds on Monday urged other alleged victims to get in...
17:16 2019-07-08

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last ...
09:48 2019-06-05

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to safeguard the Amazon Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
17:16 2019-08-27

TUC urges members to support student climate strikes Union umbrella body gives its backing to next global action taking place on 20 SeptemberThe Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called on members to supp...
13:16 2019-09-10

BT urges switch-off date for copper broadband service BT Group and its broadband infrastructure rivals are in secret talks with the government about a timetable for switching off copper broadband service...
06:32 2019-09-19

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired mi...
06:48 2019-06-01

Support Mali reconciliation efforts ‘in whatever way possible’, urges UN expert Reconciliation initiatives in central Mali, to bring together local leaders and end ongoing violence, have been welcomed by the UN Independent Expert...
14:00 2019-08-19

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably le...
12:48 2019-06-01

We Have To Act: UN Rights Expert Urges US Action Over Khashoggi Killing The United Nations human rights expert who conducted an independent probe into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday ur...
18:48 2019-07-09

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require all helicopters be equipped with data ...
16:48 2019-06-16

Pope urges ethnic Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylva...
17:16 2019-06-01

Petition urges Gates to not honor India PM Modi Bill and Melinda Gates aren’t backing down from honoring India Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite concerns about human rights abuses in the dispute...
00:00 2019-09-17

U.S. judge urges VW, SEC to resolve civil Dieselgate suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from it...
17:00 2019-08-16

China urges U.S. to remove sanctions on Chinese firms China strongly urges the U.S. to remove sanctions on Chinese firms and will take any necessary measures to firmly protect its own interests, China's ...
12:16 2019-10-08

Tom Cotton urges Huawei boycott after Mnuchin report Sen. Tom Cotton urged U.S. companies to shun Huawei, the Chinese tech firm loathed by conservatives, after a report that Treasury Secretary Steven Mn...
19:48 2019-07-11

Pope urges compassion in elevating 13 likeminded cardinals Pope Francis added 13 new cardinals to the top of the Catholic hierarchy on Saturday, telling them they must show God’s compassion to those who suffe...
12:00 2019-10-05

The Latest: Merkel mum on UK Brexit proposal, urges EU unity German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she can’t comment yet on the new Brexit proposals put forward by the U.K. government but is stressing the import...
11:32 2019-10-02

Israel's Netanyahu urges support for U.S. against Iran's 'aggression' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on the international community to support the United States against Iran as tensions bet...
13:16 2019-06-20

U.N. chief urges restraint by India, Pakistan over Kashmir United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, his spokesman said on Monday, after India revoked t...
12:48 2019-08-05

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip t...
00:48 2019-05-26

PM urges bosses to back Brexit compromise deal Downing Street has urged the bosses of Britain's biggest companies to publicly endorse Boris Johnson's Brexit "compromise deal" just three weeks befo...
16:16 2019-10-10

Starboard urges AECOM to explore strategic options Activist investor Starboard Value on Thursday urged construction and engineering firm AECOM to consider a strategic review of its assets, saying that...
09:16 2019-06-20

Bieber thanks Trump over A$AP Rocky but urges: 'Let those kids out of cages' Canadian star compares rapper’s plight to migrant detentionTrump offers to ‘personally vouch’ for A$AP Rocky’s bailJustin Bieber made a dramatic inte...
11:48 2019-07-20

Mnuchin Urges Suppliers to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Ch...
16:16 2019-07-11

UK urges U.S. to rethink immunity for diplomat's wife after crash Britain's foreign minister on Saturday urged the United States to reconsider its decision to let a U.S. diplomat's wife who was involved in a fatal c...
10:00 2019-10-05

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "ut...
04:16 2019-07-21

The Latest: Abe cites risks to growth, urges cooperation OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has...
00:32 2019-06-28

Joe Biden Says Attacks "Won't Work" After Trump Urges Him To "Hang It Up" US President Donald Trump lashed out at Democrat Joe Biden on Sunday, strongly suggesting on Twitter that he and his family were corrupt and saying t...
21:32 2019-10-06

Billionaire urges investigation into 'seemingly treasonous' Google Peter Thiel, a Silicon Valley billionaire and prominent supporter of Donald Trump, has suggested Google's alleged attempt to work with the Chinese mi...
12:16 2019-07-15

Tina ‘Knowles’ Black Excellence and Urges Us To Never Dim Our Light As a people, we’ve been known to make it out on top in some of the most unfortunate circumstances. With all that we have been through, we still manag...
12:16 2019-07-13

French minister Le Drian urges Saudi and UAE to end war in Yemen French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday reiterated calls for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to end a conflict in Yemen that ...
04:16 2019-05-28

Ex-U.S. envoy Huntsman urges rethink of Russia sanctions in WSJ op-ed Days after ending his term in Moscow, former United States ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has urged Washington to review its sanctions-dominated a...
09:16 2019-10-08

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tack...
20:16 2019-06-29

Shell urges collaboration with other industries to tackle emissions Royal Dutch Shell's chief executive took aim beyond the energy sector to call on leaders of other industries including aviation, shipping and steel t...
11:00 2019-10-09

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face...
22:48 2019-05-28

The Latest: EU urges Kosovo, Serbia to return to dialogue BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The European Union’s top diplomat is ...
09:16 2019-05-29

NY Senator urges Assemblywomen to fight against subway perverts A state senator from Brooklyn and Staten Island who has long fought against recidivist subway gropers on Saturday urged her female counterparts in th...
06:32 2019-06-30

Ban fracking in UK, Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson Labour says fracking for gas will prevent Britain meeting carbon emissions targetJeremy Corbyn has urged Boris Johnson to ban fracking for gas as res...
11:48 2019-07-31

German paper urges readers to wear kippah German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish...
15:16 2019-05-27

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax globa...
16:00 2019-07-04

Fiji urges Australia to shift to renewable energy Fiji has told Australia its refusal to shift from coal to renewable energy sources amounts to an "existential threat" to Pacific islands. Neighboring...
07:32 2019-08-12

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the n...
09:16 2019-07-04

Violence escalates in Iraq even after top cleric urges calm Iraqi security forces opened fire on hundreds of anti-government demonstrators in central Baghdad, killing one protester, after the country’s top Shi...
13:48 2019-10-04

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital curren...
22:32 2019-07-17

Pentagon urges Turkey to halt Syria incursion Defense Secretary Mark Esper said it was an "impulsive" decision by Turkish President Erdogan to invade northern Syria and it will further destabiliz...
05:00 2019-10-12

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" s...
14:16 2019-07-22

Japan's Abe urges Iran to take actions that are 'grounded in wisdom' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday expressed concerns about the Middle East situation and urged Iran to take actions "grounded in the wisd...
01:16 2019-09-25

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms Germany's foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine's newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corru...
07:48 2019-05-30

Kurdish-led SDF says Turkish invasion has revived IS, urges no-fly zone The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said a Turkish attack in northern Syria had revived Islamic State and called on allied states that hel...
15:16 2019-10-12

‘We need to stand up now’ for the elderly: urges UN rights expert on World Day In the coming decade, the number of persons aged 60 or over is projected to grow by 46 per cent, making the increase in those officially classified a...
22:48 2019-09-30

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressu...
01:16 2019-05-24

UK's Johnson urges Erdogan to end conflict and enter dialogue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday that Britain had "grave concerns" about Turkey's military action in northern Syr...
21:16 2019-10-12

| Shakib urges BCB to devise strategic 4-year plan Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan has called on his country's cricket board to adopt a strategic four-year plan as they come to terms with a shambolic rec...
12:32 2019-08-01

Japan urges more than 300,000 to evacuate as storm Krosa nears Japan advised more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes on Wednesday and airlines canceled hundreds of scheduled flights as a tropical storm b...
09:32 2019-08-14

Pentagon Urges Turkey to Halt Its Invasion Into Syria (WASHINGTON) — An “impulsive” decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to invade northern Syria will further destabilize ...
23:48 2019-10-11

UN chief urges G20 to make equitable financial reforms OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The U.N. chief is urging G-20 leaders to take action on equitable and stable reforms to strengthen the global financial safety ne...
23:32 2019-06-27

Scotch Whisky Association urges U.S. and EU to end trade stand-off The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) urged the United States and the European Union on Tuesday to end a trade dispute after Washington threatened tari...
11:32 2019-07-02

FA urges travelling England fans to cut out antisocial behaviour • Supporters reminded to behave before Nations League finals• Around 18,000 could travel to Portugal for next week’s gamesAs England prepare to head ...
18:32 2019-05-29

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in th...
13:48 2019-06-27

Tesla CEO urges employees to 'catch up' to hit delivery record Tesla Inc has "a lot of catching up" to do but still can achieve a record quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a new email that was re...
20:48 2019-05-29

Donald Trump Urges "Humane Solution" In Hong Kong US President Donald Trump on Monday urged a "humane solution" in Hong Kong but noted that the crowds protesting against Chinese authorities were smal...
20:48 2019-10-07

Chinese state media urges retribution after UBS economist's 'insult' Those who insult Chinese people should pay the price in order to deter would-be offenders from following suit, Chinese state media said in a sharply ...
11:48 2019-06-15

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of est...
06:01 2019-05-22

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives a...
18:32 2019-05-23

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars ...
23:16 2019-06-13

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening ...
16:16 2019-06-04

Epstein Accuser Urges Prince Andrew to ‘Come Clean’ on Sex Allegations The prince has been accused of witnessing and taking part in sexual exploitation of young women and girls during his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein....
19:32 2019-08-28

Ashok Gehlot Urges Centre To Help In Rajasthan's Financial Management Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday sought the Centre's help for strengthening Rajasthan's financial management besides demanding the E...
16:16 2019-06-15

Trump publicly urges China, Ukraine to investigate Bidens WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – President Donald Trump said Thursday the Chinese government should investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and h...
14:16 2019-10-03

Greece's PM rejects Turkey's refugee 'threats,' urges talks Greece's prime minister has criticized Ankara for its threat to reopen its borders to refugees. More than 300 people arrived on Greek islands over th...
06:16 2019-09-09

UK's Johnson urges return of U.S. diplomat's wife over fatal crash British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday that he wanted a U.S. diplomat's wife who was involved in a fatal car crash to return to Britain ...
12:32 2019-10-07

BRICS Urges Nations To Prevent Terrorist Actions From Their Territories India along with other BRICS nations on Friday called on all states to prevent financing of terrorist networks and of terrorist actions from their te...
10:32 2019-06-28

U.N. urges better protection of journalists, activists as Mexico murders climb A Mexican government program to protect journalists and activists is underfunded and cannot guarantee safety amid widespread impunity and threats, th...
18:32 2019-08-26

Elliott urges Scout24 to sell car listings arm, increase buyback U.S. activist investor Elliott urged German classifieds group Scout24 on Monday to sell its car listings division and ramp up a share buyback progra...
03:16 2019-08-05

SMMT urges next PM to seek automotive-focused Brexit deal UK manufacturing sector stands to lose £50,000 per minute in the event of a no-deal Brexit Car industry bosses have called on the UK’s next prime mi...
21:16 2019-06-27

Italy deputy PM Salvini urges truce in war of words over Atlantia Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini threw some support behind motorway operator Atlantia on Friday after a government partner vowed to revok...
05:32 2019-06-28

Harsh Vardhan Urges Four States To Join Ayushman Bharat Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to the chief ministers of Delhi, Odisha, Telangana and West Bengal, urging them to join the Centre's ...
13:49 2019-06-05

France's Macron urges Johnson to discuss Brexit proposals with EU French President Emmanuel Macron urged Boris Johnson to engage in discussions swiftly with the EU's chief negotiator, during a Sunday telephone call ...
10:32 2019-10-06

Former Fed official urges central bank not to ‘bail out’ Trump on the economy William C. Dudley, the former New York Fed chief, said “officials could state explicitly that the central bank won’t bail out an administration that ...
17:16 2019-08-27

Pelosi urges Dems against impeachment as caucus grows restless Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to House Democrats Wednesday to hold off on beginning impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but she f...
12:16 2019-05-22

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment,...
21:32 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Norway urges its companies in Brazil to safeguard the Amazon Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
17:48 2019-08-27

Hedge fund urges Madame Tussauds operator to go private A large investor in the operator of Madame Tussauds is waxing nostalgic about the company’s days as a private entity. Activist hedge fund ValueAct is...
18:32 2019-05-23

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of t...
15:48 2019-06-14

Jesse Jackson urges Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Bl...
16:32 2019-07-17

Pompeo Urges Yemen's Government, Southern Faction to End Fighting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Yemen’s government and a local faction to resolve their dispute as the two allies in the coalition against Iran-...
22:32 2019-08-28

EU urges Iran to halt further measures undermining nuclear deal The European Union on Sunday strongly urged Iran to stop actions that would undermine a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, saying it was in touch with other...
13:48 2019-07-07

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset t...
11:48 2019-07-18

Trump urges appeals court to shield tax returns from N.Y. prosecutors U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged a federal appeals court to block New York prosecutors from obtaining eight years of his tax returns, argu...
19:00 2019-10-11

GM Urges UAW to Speed Up Talks As Strike Grinds Through Fourth Week General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra met with United Auto Workers President Gary Jones to jump-start stalled contract talks and end a 25-day str...
09:00 2019-10-11

| Bafana 'keeper urges Port Elizabeth fans to come to the stadium Ronwen Williams has called on the South African fans to come in numbers to support Bafana Bafana in their Nelson Mandela Challenge clash against Mali...
03:32 2019-10-11

‘We all are history’: Viola Davis urges graduates to own successes and failures The actor, who was the keynote speaker at Barnard College’s commencement ceremony, also spoke of her personal historyThe actor Viola Davis urged Barn...
08:48 2019-05-21

US Senator Visiting Pak-Occupied Kashmir Urges De-Escalation Of Tension Fresh from her visit to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir or PoK, an American Senator has called for finding ways to de-escalate tensions between India and P...
02:32 2019-10-11

O’Neill urges Congress to extend 9/11 aid at Luis Alvarez’s funeral NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, speaking at Wednesday’s funeral for retired Detective Luis Alvarez, urged Congress to fulfill the dying ...
16:32 2019-07-03

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most m...
18:48 2019-06-08

Taiwan Urges China To Renounce Use Of Force As Beijing Warns Of War Taiwan on Wednesday called on China to renounce the use of force against the self-ruled island, hours after Beijing warned that it was ready for war ...
09:48 2019-07-24

U.S. Vice President urges EU to negotiate 'in good faith' on Brexit U.S. Vice President Mike Pence used a visit to Ireland on Tuesday to urge the European Union to negotiate "in good faith" with British Prime Minister...
10:32 2019-09-03

IMF urges Mexico to open up Pemex to cooperation with private companies The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday recommended that Mexico reconsider its position of limiting private companies' cooperation with state...
02:32 2019-10-12

Czech Republic urges EU to start talks with North Macedonia SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Czech prime minister is urging the European Union to start accession talks with North Macedonia, saying failure to...
10:16 2019-06-11

UK PM Urges Turkish President To End Conflict In Syria And Enter Dialogue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday that Britain had "grave concerns" about Turkey's military action in northern Syr...
04:16 2019-10-13

Germany urges Iran to reverse its latest nuclear plans Germany on Sunday urged Iran to stop taking measures that undermined the non-proliferation deal it agreed in exchange for eased sanctions after Tehra...
10:48 2019-07-07

MCC urges members to buy tickets for Pakistan-Bangladesh World Cup match • Only half of pavilion tickets sold for Friday’s group stage game• Empty seats ‘risk damaging the club’s global reputation’MCC members have received...
00:00 2019-07-03

United Nations Urges India to Ensure No One Is Left Stateless (BERLIN) — The U.N.’s top refugee official urged India to ensure no one is left stateless by the exclusion of nearly 2 million people fro...
00:16 2019-09-02

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return ...
18:16 2019-06-11

Pope urges politicians to take 'drastic measures' on climate change Pope Francis challenged governments on Sunday to take "drastic measures" to combat global warming and reduce the use of fossil fuels, saying the worl...
09:16 2019-09-01

Bahamas urges people to evacuate as Category 4 Dorian nears Authorities in the Bahamas are urging hundreds of people to evacuate their homes on low-lying cays Saturday as Hurricane Dorian barrels toward the ar...
10:16 2019-08-31

Kim Little urges Scotland to show natural ability at Women’s World Cup • Arsenal midfielder says team learned from defeat by England• Scotland face Japan in Group D on FridayKim Little has said she felt Scotland showed s...
11:32 2019-06-10

Waymo Urges US to 'Promptly' Remove Barriers to Self-Driving Cars Automakers must currently meet nearly 75 auto safety standards for self-driving cars, many of them written under the assumption that a licensed drive...
04:00 2019-08-30

| Somalia urges South African govt to protect its citizens Somalia has called on the South African government to protect its citizens in the country as a wave of attacks targets foreigners and their businesse...
15:48 2019-09-05

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges BRUSSELS (AP) — Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reas...
09:48 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-'Sort this out': UK PM's office urges BA and pilots to avoid strike British Airways and its pilots should sort out a dispute over pay and avoid strike action scheduled for early next week, a spokeswoman for Prime Mini...
00:16 2019-09-07

Biden urges Trump impeachment as U.S. partisan fight deepens U.S. Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden called for the impeachment of his potential 2020 election foe Donald Trump for the first time on Wed...
18:32 2019-10-09

AWS intros new EventBridge, CDK services as CTO Vogels urges customers to 'encrypt everything' At the AWS Summit Thursday, Vogels talked new developer tools, customer case studies and the importance of security across enterprise IT infrastructu...
11:48 2019-07-11

US Condemns Iraq Violence, Urges Government To "Exercise Restraint" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condemned deadly violence during protests in Iraq and called on the country's government to "exercise maximum r...
01:00 2019-10-09

Pelosi urges Dems to help counter Trump’s planned ICE raids House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday warned her caucus about President Donald Trump’s planned immigration raids this weekend, urging members to spr...
19:48 2019-07-11

Charity urges Facebook to extend fact-checking to Instagram UK fact-checking organisation Full Fact offers 10 suggestions for improvementsFacebook should immediately extend its fact-checking programme to also ...
14:32 2019-07-31

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pa...
03:16 2019-05-22

Gareth Southgate urges Marcus Rashford to use his speed more effectively • Southgate: ‘He needs to spend less time dropping back’• ‘England strikeforce most potent in the world’Marcus Rashford has been encouraged by Englan...
20:48 2019-09-08

Change attitudes for future generations of women in tech, UN urges   When women and girls are empowered with technology, the whole world benefits. That’s one key message from the International Day for girls in the fiel...
12:32 2019-05-21

UK PM Johnson urges Trump to reconsider U.S. crash case stance British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reconsider a decision to let a U.S. diplomat's wife use diplomatic ...
20:32 2019-10-09

UN mission urges Houthis to remove trenches at Hodeida port The head of the U.N. mission in Yemen’s key port of Hodeida is urging Houthi rebels to complete the removal of prepared military positions such as tr...
17:48 2019-06-12

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipm...
21:16 2019-06-12

With Mexico deal done, US urges China to resume trade talks FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — One down, still others to go. President Donald Trump claimed a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem t...
07:16 2019-06-08

F.A.A. Urges Commercial Flights to ‘Exercise Caution’ Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency alerted airliners to a growing risk of “misidentification” when flying in the...
10:16 2019-05-21

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and insta...
10:48 2019-05-21

Waymo urges U.S. to 'promptly' remove barriers to self-driving cars Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc, on Thursday urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to "prom...
21:32 2019-08-29

Rocker Cliff Richard urges anonymity for sex-crimes suspects LONDON (AP) — British rock icon Cliff Richard is calling for people suspected of sex crimes to be granted anonymity until charged, saying his life wa...
08:48 2019-07-01

China urges U.S. to reject transit stop by Taiwan president China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday the United States should not allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit through the country en route to t...
04:16 2019-07-01

CtW urges Mylan shareholders to vote against board nominees for panel Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group on Friday urged Mylan NV shareholders to vote against the company's nominees for the board's nominati...
14:16 2019-06-07

Neuberger urges Verint investors to back its board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged shareholders of Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees and asked the data analytics co...
10:48 2019-05-21

Kenki Fukuoka urges Japan to use Ireland win as World Cup springboard • Samoa match must be immediate focus for team, says Fukuoka• ‘Next game is critical in terms of us getting to the quarter-finals’The lives of Japan’...
16:48 2019-09-30

Trump urges restraint on Kashmir in call with India and Pakistan US President Donald Trump said Kashmir was a "tough situation" and that he had "good conversations" with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan. H...
03:00 2019-08-20

EU's Tusk urges bloc to back talks with Balkan neighbors The European Union's outgoing president, Donald Tusk, on Tuesday urged the bloc's members to back entry talks with North Macedonia and Albania, sayin...
14:00 2019-09-17

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy ...
14:48 2019-06-18

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib pro...
15:00 2019-06-18

US general urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Paul Selva calls for international consensus as deterrent to further attacks while Pompeo stresses Trump does not want war with IranA top US general ...
15:32 2019-06-18

Trump Urges Restraint by India and Pakistan in Kashmir Conflict President Trump urged restraint on both sides of the Kashmir conflict in calls with the leaders of India and Pakistan, as tensions over the disputed ...
01:16 2019-08-20

Pope urges Silicon Valley to avoid slide toward new "barbarism" Pope Francis urged Silicon Valley giants on Friday to make sure technological advances such as artificial intelligence do not lead to a new "form of ...
06:48 2019-09-27

Malaysian PM urges Britain to 'break with Europe' on palm oil: Bloomberg Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday called on Britain to engage with palm oil growers to incentivise sustainable production, rather t...
17:00 2019-08-19

Priyanka Chopra Is Tired of the ''Cat Fight'' Narrative and Urges for ''Sisterhood'' Instead She's beauty and she's grace, she's... Priyanka Chopra. The Isn't It Romantic actress took the stage at Beautycon Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon ...
08:16 2019-08-11

U.N. urges Hong Kong to investigate excessive force against protesters The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights urged Hong Kong on Tuesday to exercise restraint and investigate evidence of its forces firing ...
08:48 2019-08-13

NYPD union urges ‘extreme caution’ in making any arrests NYPD union officials visited precincts across the city on Tuesday to urge that cops use “extreme caution” when busting suspects to avoid ...
03:48 2019-08-21

Saudi cabinet urges world powers to safeguard navigation Saudi Arabia's cabinet urged the international community on Tuesday to take firm measures to ensure the safety of navigation in waterways across the ...
08:48 2019-06-18

US urges Japan to join Persian Gulf naval mission The US defense secretary said it's time for Tokyo to "strongly consider" joining the US-led mission. Some US allies have rejected the call, saying a ...
08:32 2019-08-07

China urges 'calm and rational' resolution to U.S.-Sino trade war China hopes Beijing and Washington will resolve their trade dispute "with a calm and rational attitude", Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on ...
07:00 2019-09-30

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate...
08:32 2019-05-28

Biden Campaign Urges TV Networks to Stop Booking Giuliani Advisers to the former vice president wrote to executives at ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and Fox News to “demand” that Mr. Giuliani not be invited on the air ...
21:00 2019-09-29

Turkey urges Greek Cypriots to accept oil drilling plan Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has urged the Greek Cypriot government to accept a cooperation plan on drilling. The discovery of gas in the easter...
12:48 2019-07-14

Germany's Osram urges investors to accept $4.8 billion AMS offer Osram advised shareholders to accept a 4.3 billion euro ($4.8 billion) bid from AMS on Monday, bringing the Austrian sensor specialist a step close...
21:32 2019-09-16

U.N. chief urges maximum restraint after Iran shoots down U.S. drone U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned by the Iranian shooting down of U.S. drone and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint, ...
13:16 2019-06-20

‘Listen to the scientists’: Greta Thunberg urges Congress to take action Teen climate activists attend a hearing to address the climate crisis and its traumatic effect on the younger generationClimate campaigner Greta Thun...
17:32 2019-09-18

Ilhan Omar urges Twitter to take down Trump's false tweet Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) today called on Twitter to take action against President Donald Trump’s account and remove a tweet in which he shared a fal...
23:16 2019-09-18

'People are dying': Teen activist urges new climate action at UN World leaders and environmental policy makers are laying out the details of more ambitious carbon reduction plans at Monday's Climate Action Summit i...
15:48 2019-09-23

U.S. Judge Urges Volkswagen, SEC To Resolve Civil Dieselgate Suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its...
18:48 2019-08-17

Turkey urges adherence to U.N. report's recommendations on Khashoggi murder Turkey's foreign ministry on Wednesday called on all U.N. member states and international institutions to insist on carrying out the recommendations ...
19:32 2019-06-19

Chinese think tank urges government to impose greenhouse gas caps An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on cou...
17:32 2019-08-14

US urges caution in travel advisory for Hong Kong travelers The US State Department issued a travel advisory Wednesday for Hong Kong, urging “increased caution” due to the ongoing civil unrest. Flights resumed...
17:32 2019-08-14

WMO urges drastic action as global average temperature set to rise again The global average temperature is set to rise to at least 1.2 to 1.3 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels over the next five years, a World Me...
17:48 2019-09-23

PM Urges People To Visit 15 Domestic Tourist Destinations By 2022 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged people to visit at least 15 tourist destinations within India by 2022, saying there is a "huge" scope to imp...
01:32 2019-08-15

Automatically kick out antisemitic members, Starmer urges Labour Labour should change its rules to automatically throw out members involved in "clear" cases of antisemitism, a member of Jeremy Corbyn's top team has...
09:32 2019-07-10

Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States,...
13:16 2019-05-31

BP urges EPA to work with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency BP PLC has urged the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to keep working with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency as the Trump ...
20:00 2019-06-19

O, No! Oprah Reveals a Deadly Health Scare—and Urges Us All to Take Care As I write this, there seems to be something going around The Root’s virtual newsroom, as both News Editor Monique Judge and I are battling something...
12:48 2019-09-24

Ukraine President Zelensky, tired of war, urges U.N. to push for peace Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky decried the continued occupation of his country by Russian forces in a speech to the United Nations General A...
18:48 2019-09-25

French child protection group urges Epstein investigation A French child protection group stepped up pressure on Tuesday for prosecutors to open an investigation into the activities in France of Jeffrey Epst...
21:16 2019-08-13

Russia Urges Villagers to Leave Radioactive Blast Site Residents of a town in Northwestern Russia were urged to leave their homes, days after a nearby Defense Ministry test of a nuclear-powered engine exp...
03:16 2019-08-14

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that M...
19:48 2019-05-29

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day a...
02:32 2019-07-10

UN chief urges restraint following reported Saudi-led assault in Yemen Amid reports of a Saudi-led coalition airstrike near Yemen’s port city of Hudaydah, Secretary-General António Guterres expressed concerns for the att...
22:32 2019-09-21

English FA urges fans to curb anti-social behaviour "England\u0027s Football Association (FA) has urged the supporters of the national team to stamp out \"embarrassing\" and anti-social behaviour ahead...
07:16 2019-05-30

Trump Urges Nations to Place Their Citizens First, Rejects 'Globalists' At the U.N., President Trump called upon all nations to respect American sovereignty and the right of the U.S. to protect itself from threats of all ...
14:48 2019-09-24

Arizona urges judge against more fines in inmate care suit PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers representing the Arizona Department of Corrections are urging a judge to not impose a second round of contempt-of-court fines ...
18:16 2019-08-21

Philip Morris urges Thailand to drop prosecution after WTO's second ruling Philip Morris urged Thailand to drop criminal charges against its Thai subsidiary on Saturday, after a second World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling t...
11:48 2019-07-13