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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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'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

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...
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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...
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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...
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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

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

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...
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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

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...
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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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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09:16 2019-07-04

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01:16 2019-05-24

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06:32 2019-06-30

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12:16 2019-07-15

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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

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06:16 2019-07-08

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00:48 2019-05-26

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00:32 2019-06-28

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11:32 2019-07-08

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17:16 2019-07-08

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23:32 2019-06-27

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15:16 2019-05-27

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13:48 2019-06-27

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13:32 2019-05-31

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09:16 2019-06-20

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16:48 2019-06-16

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20:16 2019-06-03

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01:32 2019-06-01

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14:48 2019-06-02

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19:48 2019-07-11

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11:01 2019-06-19

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06:48 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U....
15:16 2019-06-17

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

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

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

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

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

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

RPT-Wife of former Nissan boss Ghosn urges Trump to help her husband The wife of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn urged U.S. President Donald Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister at a ...
12:16 2019-06-17

Carlos Ghosn's wife urges Trump to help former Nissan boss The wife of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has urged President Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister later this month af...
13:16 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

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

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

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

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

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food sho...
22:48 2019-06-03

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

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

President Trump urges PM Theresa May to 'stick around' for trade deal The US President is holding a breakfast meeting with senior leaders and Prime Minister Theresa May today - where a post-Brexit trade deal was on the ...
08:16 2019-06-04

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

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens o...
10:16 2019-06-04

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pelosi urges Trump to abandon planned ICE raids nationwide House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Trump on Saturday to abandon planned raids around the country to deport illegal immigrants. “Tomorro...
16:48 2019-06-22

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

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

U.N. urges Yemen Houthi court to review 30 death sentences Thirty men were sentenced to death by Houthi authorities in Yemen this week amid credible allegations that many were tortured during three years of p...
07:32 2019-07-12

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit, urges 'new calculation' North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. su...
11:48 2019-05-24

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

EU's Federica Mogherini urges action on terror threat in Sahel In an interview with DW, the EU's foreign policy chief warned that without enough support, terrorism could take hold in the Sahel region. "It's not o...
09:16 2019-07-12

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

‘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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What You Need to Know About the Iran Crisis President Trump approved and then canceled an attack on Iran with just minutes to spare. Here’s a guide to the crisis, with links to further reading....
19:32 2019-06-21

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examin...
07:00 2019-07-11

VW Stalled Bond Probe, SEC Says The auto maker dragged out a probe into whether it defrauded bond investors who weren’t told about its efforts to cheat on diesel-emissions tests, th...
23:16 2019-07-08

MH17 downing and probe: What you need to know A Boeing 777 passenger jet was destroyed above Ukraine conflict zone in 2014, with all 298 people on board losing their lives. International investig...
19:16 2019-07-16

The Latest: King Salman urges world effort to thwart Iran JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Saudi Arabia’s Kin...
18:16 2019-05-30

Russia's Gazprom Neft urges OPEC to raise oil output quotas OPEC and non-OPEC producers should raise oil production starting from the second half of the year in order to keep the market balance and acceptable ...
06:48 2019-06-14

China state media urges U.S. to drop win-at-all-costs trade stance Instead of waging a trade war with China, the United States should drop its win-at-all-costs mentality and consider the interests of its own people a...
08:48 2019-06-22

North Korea calls U.S. ‘a gangster country,’ urges U.N. to act against ship seizure North Korea said in a letter to the U.N. that the Trump administration committed "an unlawful and outrageous act" by taking over the ship Wise Honest...
09:16 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Starboard urges AECOM to explore sale of construction unit Activist investor Starboard Value on Thursday urged construction and engineering firm AECOM to consider a strategic review of its assets, saying that...
17:32 2019-06-20

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with president U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump threw a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leader...
12:32 2019-05-23

Scott urges Australian crowds to give U.S. cold shoulder at Presidents Cup Former world number one Adam Scott has tasted only heartbreak in eight Presidents Cups but believes a frosty crowd reception for the visiting United ...
07:16 2019-05-30

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military...
10:48 2019-06-05

UPDATE 5-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer s...
17:32 2019-06-05

Stephen Colbert urges Beto O'Rourke to dump presidential run, go for senate instead On Wednesday, 2002 Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Beto O’Rourke stopped by "The Late Show" to chat with host Stephen Colbert about his campa...
13:32 2019-06-13

Statelessness for terrorists’ families, never an acceptable option, urges UN rights chief Thousands of suspected foreign ISIL terrorist fighters and their families who are being held in detention in Syria and Iraq, must be treated fairly b...
13:48 2019-06-27

Clinton urges Trump to condemn Russia in light of Mueller comments Hillary Clinton spoke at Hunter College’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday, just hours after Robert Mueller’s first public comments abo...
18:32 2019-05-29

De Blasio urges New Yorkers to ‘stay inside’ in advance of stormy weather Mayor de Blasio warned city dwellers to prepare for rough weather on Wednesday as heavy storms headed toward the five boroughs. “We’re in...
18:16 2019-05-29

Activist investor urges Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin to go private - FT Activist investor ValueAct has urged Merlin Entertainments, the owner of Madame Tussauds, the London Eye, Alton Towers, to go private, the Financial ...
02:32 2019-05-23

"Be Kind": Neesham Urges Indian Fans To Re-Sell Their WC Final Tickets James Neesham wants Indian cricket fans to re-sell their World Cup 2019 final tickets on the official platform, to give other fans a chance to watch ...
03:48 2019-07-13

Nancy Pelosi Says President Trump Is ‘Engaged in a Cover Up’ But Urges Patience (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, meeting with Democrats behind closed doors Wednesday, tamped down the push among some Democrats to l...
11:48 2019-05-22

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Mursi's death Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, who died suddenly age...
17:00 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-China central bank urges calm after Baoshang takeover China's central bank sought to calm investors on Sunday after last month's takeover of Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank, saying regulators are not ...
10:16 2019-06-02

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to ...
09:00 2019-06-17

Indra Nooyi Urges Fans To Watch ICC Women's T20 World Cup Final The World Cup will be hosted by Australia and the semi-finals and final of the tournament will be played at Sydney Cricket Ground and Melbourne Crick...
05:00 2019-06-19

Mozilla urges Firefox users to update browser immediately due to vulnerability Following the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in its browser, Mozilla is urging Firefox users to immediately update to the latest version of it...
00:16 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construct...
19:01 2019-06-02

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to ...
16:00 2019-06-18

'It's important to be nice': Dwayne Johnson urges compassion in MTV awards speech ‘The most powerful thing we can be is ourselves’ says actor on an evening where inclusivity was celebratedDwayne Johnson told fans of the power of co...
09:48 2019-06-18

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violen...
16:32 2019-06-19

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Orga...
10:48 2019-05-21

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal K...
10:48 2019-07-10

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election a...
16:16 2019-06-04

Hoyer urges subpoena for Mueller, as Dems ramp up calls for testimony House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that lawmakers should issue a subpoena for Robert Mueller if he declines to voluntarily testify on Cap...
15:48 2019-06-04

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pi...
20:01 2019-05-22

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

WRAPUP 1-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

Video game urges players to kill journalists to make them ‘famous in a different way’ A twisted video game featured on Apple and Android devices urged players to gun down journalists to make headlines before the level was yanked by dev...
10:32 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Starboard urges AECOM to explore sale of construction unit 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

Prakash Javadekar Urges People To Grow A Sapling On World Environment Day Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launche...
13:48 2019-06-04

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Pa...
19:16 2019-06-17

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, day...
15:48 2019-06-27

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while saying Japan had a su...
06:48 2019-05-25

Ban government investment in fossil fuels, urges cross-party group of MPs UK aid projects ‘actively undermine’ efforts to tackle climate crisis, MPs and campaign groups warnA cross-party group of MPs, backed by campaign gro...
09:48 2019-07-08

| Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies An international rights group has demanded Sudan's military rulers guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a d...
16:16 2019-06-28

U.S. reaches agreement with Mexico, urges China to resume trade talks The Trump administration began slapping tariffs on imports of Chinese goods nearly a year ago, accusing Beijing of using predatory means to lend Chin...
08:48 2019-06-08

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minster Horst Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. Meanwhile, ...
15:32 2019-07-06

The Latest: Legal group urges Hong Kong to withdraw bill The Hong Kong Bar Association is urging the city’s leader to withdraw a controversial bill that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland Chi...
09:32 2019-06-12

Vatican urges China to stop intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican has asked China’s communist government to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse...
20:48 2019-06-28

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based c...
23:32 2019-06-06

North Korea urges U.S. to change 'hostile policy' on eve of summit anniversary North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to "withdraw its hostile policy" towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark s...
19:48 2019-06-10

Grocery store urges customers to rethink plastic with embarrassing bags East West Market hopes humorous bags like ‘Wart Ointment Wholesale’ will persuade shoppers to shun single-use plastic bagsIf concern over the climate...
23:32 2019-06-11

Italy coach urges government action to improve women's game Italy coach Milena Bertolini issued a plea for the country's political leaders to respond to the team's success at the women's World Cup by introduci...
16:48 2019-06-29

Strauss Urges England Star Stokes To Stay Grounded After World Cup Ben Stokes scored 84 not out against New Zealand at Lord's on Sunday to force a Super Over in which he and Jos Buttler pushed England towards their f...
12:32 2019-07-16

Trump urges appeals court to block subpoena for his accounting records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked an appeals court to overturn a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial records from ...
13:48 2019-06-11

WHO urges ban on high levels of sugar from fruit puree in baby food High sugar content may be threat to first teeth and affect food preferences in adulthoodCommercial baby foods contain too much sugar – even when they...
13:16 2019-07-15

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corpor...
14:32 2019-05-25

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, includi...
13:00 2019-05-26

Iran urges Europe to normalize economic ties with it or face consequences Iran said on Sunday Europe was in no position to criticize Tehran for its military capabilities and it called on European leaders to normalize trade ...
05:32 2019-06-09

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced ed...
08:48 2019-05-21

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy as trade war bites Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, sug...
05:32 2019-06-13

Exclusive: Idlib government chief urges defense against Assad attack Russian-backed Syrian government forces will be able to advance all the way to the Turkish border if they pierce rebel defenses in the northwest, a t...
15:00 2019-05-27

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in ...
11:48 2019-07-15

Pentagon silent on Turkey as Congress urges retaliation for Russian missile buy STILL WAITING: The Pentagon on Friday appeared poised to bring the hammer down on Turkey after the NATO ally announced that — in clear defiance of U....
11:48 2019-07-15

Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 million Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caus...
19:32 2019-07-08

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with U.S. president House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she wished President Donald Trump's family or staff would conduct an "intervention" wi...
01:32 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 mln Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caus...
21:00 2019-07-08

Merkel urges EU leaders to agree fast on Commission presidency nominee Chancellor Angela Merkel urged EU leaders on Monday to agree fast on a nominee for the post of European Comission president, saying her government ba...
15:00 2019-05-27

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy amid trade war Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, sug...
11:16 2019-06-13

Joe Biden urges building on Obamacare instead of adopting Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Biden's comments were the latest iteration of his strategy to tie himself closely to the legacy of President Barack Obama, under whom he served ...
03:48 2019-06-28

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for h...
21:00 2019-05-25

Donald Tusk urges EU lawmakers to vote for Germany's Ursula von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk told the European Parliament that the choice for the EU's top post was made democratically. Many MEPs are deep...
12:32 2019-07-04

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action ...
12:16 2019-05-29

South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, call...
03:16 2019-07-08

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

Can Mexico fix the migrant crisis? The air is thick with humidity on the Suchiate River that separates Mexico from Guatemala. Yet the pontoon men are busy as usual. Using long poles, t...
22:48 2019-06-21

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

Baseball Has a Home Run Crisis Just a quarter century ago, a home-run race helped revive the national pastime. Now, the thrilling feat that once saved baseball might be killing it....
23:48 2019-07-08

Will Boeing recover from the 737 Max crisis? Boeing announced on Thursday that the head of its 737 program, Eric Lindblad, is set to retire. The Boeing 737 Max was the fastest-selling airliner i...
17:48 2019-07-11

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversig...
17:32 2019-06-03

| MH17 crash probe set to name suspects International investigators are expected to announce charges against several suspects in the shooting down of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine five y...
16:32 2019-06-19

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into t...
07:32 2019-06-15

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid addicti...
03:00 2019-07-11

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent disp...
15:00 2019-06-15

| Outcry in Senegal after BBC probe into gas contract Opposition politicians and campaign groups in Senegal have accused the government of secrecy after the BBC reported that a brother of the president h...
22:16 2019-06-04

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether ...
07:00 2019-07-11

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits wo...
00:16 2019-06-14

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong d...
10:32 2019-07-11

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Jour...
14:16 2019-06-03

New probe stirs in Grubhub fee fight Grubhub may soon be getting an unwelcome order — from the federal government. The Small Business Administration — a US agency that guarantees loans t...
13:16 2019-06-27

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, an...
19:32 2019-06-19

‘Unlock opportunities’ and pave the way for sustainable development, UN chief urges on World Population Day As the number of people on the planet continues to rise, UN Secretary-General António Guterres marked World Population Day by highlighting the close ...
13:48 2019-07-11

Khashoggi murder trials must be public and meet international standards, UN expert urges A United Nations human rights expert said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia’s closed-door trials of those it accuses of assassinating the dissident journ...
08:31 2019-05-21

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up a...
18:48 2019-06-07

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representa...
08:37 2019-05-21

Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan military, opposition to hold direct talks Ethiopia's mediator in the Sudan crisis urged the military rulers and the opposition coalition to hold direct talks on Wednesday to strike a deal on ...
19:48 2019-07-02

Taiwan urges China to 'repent' for Tiananmen crackdown, push for democratic reform Taiwan on Monday urged China to "repent" for the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on a pro-democracy movement and push for democratic reform ahead of 30th ...
00:16 2019-06-03

Taylor Swift Urges GOP Senator to Support LGBTQ Equality Act: ‘Think About the Lives You Could Change’ Taylor Swift is imploring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee to defend LGBTQ rights by supporting the Equality Act. The legislation, which ...
20:32 2019-06-01

Taylor Swift letter urges Republican senator to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride ...
00:16 2019-06-02

Pedal power makes ‘positive impact on climate’, urges UN on World Bicycle Day The simple, affordable, and environmentally friendly bicycle is not just a means of transportation, but also “a tool for development”, the United Nat...
18:16 2019-06-03

Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libr...
05:16 2019-07-11

Warriors coach Steve Kerr urges Congress members to call out Trump Steve Kerr urged members of Congress to call out President Donald Trump on Sunday night, hours after the president lashed out at four minority, fresh...
17:00 2019-07-15

UN chief urges donors to boost support for post-cyclone recovery in Mozambique Mozambique and its people desperately need support to recover from the powerful back-to-back cyclones that recently tore through the southern African...
17:32 2019-06-01

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure to develop fuel cell vehicles China needs to strengthen its infrastructure for the distribution of hydrogen as a fuel to accelerate development of its fuel-cell vehicle industry, ...
07:48 2019-07-02

Justice Thomas urges U.S. Supreme Court to feel free to reverse precedents Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to feel less bound to upholding precedent, advancing a view that if adopted by enough ...
16:48 2019-06-17

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and polici...
08:48 2019-05-21

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO dram...
23:32 2019-06-11

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to joi...
03:32 2019-05-31

U.N. official urges China not to deport North Korean escapees, who could face torture China should not repatriate the increasing number of North Korean escapees it has arrested in recent months, because severe punishment faces those se...
05:32 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-U.S. report urges steps to reduce reliance on foreign critical minerals The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday recommended urgent steps to boost domestic production of rare earths and other critical minerals, warning tha...
21:16 2019-06-04

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
10:16 2019-06-12

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent wo...
08:48 2019-05-21

'Surveillance capitalism': critic urges Toronto to abandon smart city project Project with Google’s Sidewalk Labs comes under increasing scrutiny amid concerns over privacy and data harvestingA “smart city” project in Canada ha...
11:48 2019-06-06

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, puttin...
20:32 2019-06-12

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions i...
15:32 2019-06-22

France sends top diplomat to Iran as Europe urges uranium enrichment cutback France dispatched a top diplomat to Iran Tuesday while joining Germany and Britain in calling for the Tehran regime to scale back its recent uranium ...
19:32 2019-07-09

Amarinder Singh Urges PM Modi For Farm Loan Waiver At National Level Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider agriculture loan waiver at the national level on priority as...
05:48 2019-06-05

End ‘shame, isolation and segregation’ of fistula sufferers, urges UN reproductive health chief Although obstetric fistula has largely been eliminated in developed countries, more than two million women and girls still live with the painful and ...
12:48 2019-05-23

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act...
15:32 2019-06-13

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges people to vaccinate as measles cases surpass 1,000 Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar urged all Americans to vaccinate against measles Wednesday as the confirmed number of cases reached 1,0...
07:48 2019-06-06

European Union urges Iran to stop violating terms of nuclear deal The European Union on Tuesday called on Iran to ​roll back its decision to enrich uranium beyond the limits of the 2015 nuclear deal. “We continue to...
13:32 2019-07-09

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Senior Official Urges Demonstrators to Disperse The police used pepper spray and water cannons against thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s streets and forced the Legislative Council to ...
03:16 2019-06-12

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for...
07:16 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while saying Japan had a su...
06:32 2019-05-25

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself fr...
12:48 2019-06-11

U.S. urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer U.S. prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to reject a motion by China's Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disquali...
22:32 2019-06-03

US urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer American prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a motion by Chinese tech giant Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request t...
01:32 2019-06-04

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election...
10:48 2019-05-21

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for ...
08:37 2019-05-21

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its...
08:16 2019-06-20

Top U.S. House judiciary panel Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election a...
14:32 2019-06-04

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researcher...
17:00 2019-06-06

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama dur...
13:32 2019-05-25

Pelosi urges religious leaders to oppose Trump's expected immigration raids U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged religious leaders on Saturday to pressure President Donald Trump to stop immigration raids ...
15:32 2019-06-22

Mexico president says to respond prudently to Trump threats, urges national unity Mexico's president said Friday he would respond with "great prudence" to threats by his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to slap tariffs on Mexican good...
09:16 2019-05-31

UPDATE 4-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticises trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for h...
11:32 2019-05-25

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the ...
14:48 2019-06-04

Con Ed to probe cause of electrical failures that darkened Manhattan Con Edison is investigating why thousands of customers lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhattan amid calls by government officials to ...
14:32 2019-07-14

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merk...
09:32 2019-06-17

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competitio...
12:48 2019-06-03

China's FedEx probe should not be seen as retaliation: Xinhua China's investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company, state news agency Xinhua ...
06:16 2019-06-16

China's FedEx probe should not be seen as retaliation - Xinhua China's investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company, state news agency Xinhua ...
07:48 2019-06-16

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a...
16:16 2019-06-06

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest...
15:32 2019-06-06

Apple dips on news of DoJ antitrust probe Shares of Apple Inc were down nearly 3% in afternoon trading on Mon following a Reuters report that the U.S. Dept of Justice was given jurisdiction t...
19:16 2019-06-03

Former Deutsche Bank co-CEO included in cum-ex probe: paper German prosecutors are probing former Deutsche Bank co-Chief Executive Anshu Jain and 78 other current and former bank officials as part of an invest...
12:48 2019-06-07

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a pr...
13:16 2019-06-15

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Gre...
23:32 2019-05-24

UK's Reckitt Benckiser to pay up to $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser (RB) said it would pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the firm in connection wit...
03:48 2019-07-11

US orders probe into £450 million French tech tax The French government today risked opening a £450 million front in a transatlantic trade war with plans for a tax on tech giants that Britain could s...
06:32 2019-07-11

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in US probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the ...
10:32 2019-06-05

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh provinc...
05:48 2019-05-28

Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in black...
16:16 2019-05-22

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid ad...
09:48 2019-07-11

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it ...
21:48 2019-07-01

Renault's HQ searched as part of Ghosn probe French investigators opened a probe earlier this year into whether former Chairman Carlos Ghosn improperly used a Renault sponsorship deal to host hi...
14:48 2019-07-03

Trump downplays need for FBI to probe Khashoggi’s death ​President Trump downplayed the need for the FBI to launch an investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi after a United Nations’ report bl...
11:48 2019-06-23

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cach...
16:16 2019-05-22

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed divi...
07:48 2019-06-28

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corru...
09:32 2019-05-23

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the U...
19:32 2019-07-10

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

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

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

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

BJP "Has Nothing To Do With" Karnataka Crisis, Says Rajnath Singh Union Minister Rajnath Singh today asserted in parliament that the ruling BJP had "nothing to do with" the crisis in Karnataka, where the Congress-Ja...
04:16 2019-07-08

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

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental changeLast week, scientists from the University of Texas ...
04:32 2019-07-14

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

Iran and U.K. Talk Over Tanker Crisis The U.K. and Iran sought to defuse tensions over a detained Iranian oil tanker in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar but failed to resolve a...
15:48 2019-07-14

Opiod drug use: Is the UK on the verge of a crisis? The use and abuse of opioid drugs - ranging from painkillers to heroin - is on the rise in the UK, particularly in deprived parts of northern England...
08:48 2019-07-09

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

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

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

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

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

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

A Big Bank with Big Troubles: Financial Crisis 2.0? Many big financial institutions faced bankruptcy during the 2007-2009 crisis, and now -- a reminder of that turbulent time. A major global bank has b...
14:32 2019-07-16

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing busin...
13:48 2019-07-11

Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, ...
20:48 2019-06-19

FX: Brokers cannot afford an identity crisis The recent withdrawal of Stater Global Markets from the prime-of-prime broker market has underlined the need for providers to continue to prove their...
11:48 2019-07-02

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

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

French minister warns of "toxic" Nigel Farage poll win, urges speedy Brexit Victory for veteran British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage in this week's European Parliament election will create a big headache for the European U...
12:32 2019-05-21

Tanzanian president reportedly urges women to 'set your ovaries free' to help country's economy: report The president of Tanzania had a strange request for the women of his country Tuesday when he reportedly urged them to “set your ovaries free” in orde...
15:16 2019-07-10

Donald Trump urges UK government to send Nigel Farage into Brexit negotiations and go for no deal Donald Trump has called on Britain to leave the EU without a deal if Brussels refuses to meet its demands as he urged the Government to send in Nigel...
04:48 2019-06-02

Treasury may run out of cash in early September, urges Congress to raise debt ceiling before recess The Treasury Department said it could run out of cash in two months, asking Congress to increase the debt ceiling before lawmakers leave for a six-we...
22:32 2019-07-12

Washington Post columnist urges Obama to condemn Trump, 'reclaim legacy': ‘Your country needs you’ The Washington Post published an open letter from one of its columnist that urges former President Barack Obama to speak out against President Trump ...
14:32 2019-07-16

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist cou...
08:32 2019-05-31

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attra...
12:16 2019-06-29

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday ...
15:00 2019-05-29

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital ...
16:48 2019-06-30

Bryan Robson urges Paul Pogba to ignore transfer talk, agent and focus on Man Utd Bryan Robson believes agents have too much influence on modern players and the Manchester United great hopes wantaway midfielder Paul Pogba continues...
10:32 2019-07-14

Britain sees "small window" to salvage nuclear deal, Iran urges Europe to act Britain said on Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would ramp up its nuclear program -- s...
13:16 2019-07-15

CORRECTED-Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libr...
13:48 2019-07-11

Exclusive: Mayor of London urges motorists to lobby for national diesel scrappage scheme News 17 Jun, 2019 Drivers who bought diesels on previous Government advice should lobby for a national diesel scrappage scheme, says Sa...
14:16 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Activist investor ValueAct urges Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin to go private Activist shareholder ValueAct on Thursday urged Merlin Entertainments to go private and said the owner of Madame Tussauds, the London Eye and Alton T...
02:32 2019-05-23

In Libya, Guterres ‘deeply concerned’ by risk of fresh military confrontation, urges restraint The UN chief has expressed his deep concern by the reported advance of forces based in the east, towards the Libyan capital, Tripoli, declaring that ...
08:31 2019-05-21

Amid Bengal Water Scarcity, Mamata Banerjee Urges People To Stop Wastage Referring to the severe water crisis in Chennai, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the state too is affected and stressed on the...
17:32 2019-06-28

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lap...
01:48 2019-07-13

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has b...
05:01 2019-06-09

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a rep...
02:32 2019-06-13

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end wha...
09:32 2019-07-08

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems: Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, wh...
22:16 2019-05-24

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows ...
22:48 2019-06-05

NIA Team Reaches Sri Lanka Over Easter Bombings Probe A two-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is in Sri Lanka to hold discussions with authorities about a probe in the Easter Sunday ...
11:16 2019-05-29

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems - Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, wh...
22:16 2019-05-24

Japan's Asteroid Probe Hayabusa2 Set for Final Touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light ...
11:16 2019-07-10

Pakistan's former president questioned in anti-graft probe A Pakistani court has handed over the country's former president to a national anti-graft body for questions regarding a multi-million dollar money l...
07:32 2019-06-11

Prosecutors will update serial killer confessions probe CINCINNATI (AP) — Two prosecutors in Ohio plan to update their efforts to identify women a serial killer claims he killed decades ago. Hamilton Count...
07:48 2019-06-07

NY Gov. Cuomo orders probe into Facebook advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered a state agency to investigate certain reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook I...
18:32 2019-07-01

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into t...
15:48 2019-07-02

Clark to face MPs in British steel industry probe The business secretary‎ and the former owners of British Steel are to be called to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry with the future of ...
12:48 2019-06-07

Germany: Porsche offices raided in corruption probe Prosecutors have said that six people, some in "leadership" roles, could be charged with breach of trust. Secret information from the tax office was ...
15:48 2019-05-28

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking boa...
22:48 2019-06-11

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week...
05:00 2019-06-10

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats...
06:32 2019-05-25

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation said Sunday it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitte...
11:16 2019-06-02

ICC prosecutor asks to appeal rejection of Afghanistan probe The International Criminal Court's prosecutor is seeking to appeal the court's rejection of an investigation into crimes linked to the conflict in Af...
12:48 2019-06-07

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has b...
07:48 2019-06-09

Amnesty seeks international probe to end Philippine killings Amnesty International has urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes...
02:16 2019-07-08

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential antitrust probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of technology companies, two so...
14:16 2019-06-03

US tech stocks dive on fears of competition probe Shares in Facebook and Google's parent were among tech stocks to be bruised on growing investor fears of US investigations into whether they misuse t...
05:32 2019-06-04

DOJ readying anti-trust probe of Google: report The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citi...
23:16 2019-05-31

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the ...
01:32 2019-06-01

UPDATE 2-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the U...
18:32 2019-07-10

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ong...
20:48 2019-07-11

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on...
13:32 2019-05-22

U.S. launches probe of French plans to tax tech giants The United States is investigating France for possible unfair trade practices over its initiative to slap new taxes on Google, Facebook, Amazon and o...
20:48 2019-07-10

China to probe FedEx after Huawei says parcels diverted China will investigate whether FedEx Corp damaged the legal rights and interests of its clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, af...
11:48 2019-06-01

YouTube Considers Changes to Kids' Content Amid FTC Probe YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionabl...
17:16 2019-06-19

UPDATE 3-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the U...
23:16 2019-07-10

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., ...
18:32 2019-06-01

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul co...
02:48 2019-07-12

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters o...
19:16 2019-06-03

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolut...
05:16 2019-07-11