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| Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule

Sudan's military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for civilian rule....

| Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule

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Sudan: Military, protest leaders sign historic transition deal Eight months after mass protests erupted, the main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have signed off on plans for a transitional government. If it works, Sudan could return to civil...
18:36 2019-08-17

Sudan’s protesters accept roadmap for civilian rule Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted a roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with military rulers...
19:48 2019-06-23

Sudan protesters: Roadmap for civilian rule accepted KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with the country’s military...
19:00 2019-06-23

Mass rallies demand civilian rule in Sudan Large crowds took to the streets across Sudan to protest the country's military leaders and demand democratic rule. A senior general reported "snipers shooting at people," including paramilitary troop...
20:24 2019-06-30

Thousands protest in Sudan, demanding civilian rule Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
13:48 2019-07-01

Tens of thousands protest in Sudan to demand civilian rule At least seven people were killed as tens of thousands protested in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, on Sunday, in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier...
06:36 2019-07-01

Sudan Factions Sign Agreement Paving Way for Civilian Rule Military leaders and pro-democracy protesters initialed a constitutional declaration aimed at ending months of bloodshed after the ouster of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir....
15:48 2019-08-04

Hundreds demonstrate for civilian rule in Sudan's state capitals Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated in state capitals on Thursday, putting pressure on the ruling military council to cede power to civilians in ongoing tumult since the overthrow of former President Om...
17:36 2019-06-20

Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Khartoum on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians, in the largest demonstrations since a deadly security service raid on a prot...
16:12 2019-06-30

Death toll rises to 11 in Sudan as protesters demand civilian rule Sudanese activists said on Monday that at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule....
21:24 2019-07-01

Sudan: Mass rallies turn deadly in quest for civilian rule There have been reports of sniper fire at mass rallies in Sudan, with at least seven people dying. Large crowds took to the streets across the county to demand democratic rule....
00:48 2019-07-01

Tens of thousands demand civilian rule in Sudan, soldiers fire in air Thousands of protesters marched toward Sudan's defense ministry on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security forces fired shots into the air....
22:12 2019-06-30

Sudan’s military and protesters sign power-sharing deal, on first step toward civilian rule The signing ceremony marks an important step in the transition to civilian rule following the military overthrow of long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir...
18:36 2019-07-17

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthr...
14:33 2019-05-21

Sudan: Civilian-majority ruling council sworn in General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has been announced as the head of the new council. While many citizens welcome the progress towards democracy, a group of lawyers has petitioned for reunification with S...
23:24 2019-08-21

Sudan’s military council to be dissolved in transition deal Sudan’s top general says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with...
15:48 2019-07-08

Sudan generals, protesters split on who will lead transition Sudan's ruling generals and protesters behind months of mass demonstrations that drove autocrat Omar al-Bashir from power are divided over who will lead the country during its transition period....
14:48 2019-05-21

U.N.'s Bachelet says Sudan protests biggest yet, time for transition Sudanese authorities must ensure a swift transition to a civilian government, as desired by large segments of the population and the African Union, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a ...
16:48 2019-07-03

Sudan protesters resume talks with army over transition ASudanese protest leader says the pro-democracy movement is resuming talks with the military council over a transfer of power to a civilian-led authority...
21:24 2019-07-03

African Union suspends Sudan, demands civilian administration The African Union said on Thursday it had suspended Sudan until a civilian government was formed, intensifying international pressure on the country's new military rulers to give up power....
16:36 2019-06-06

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
10:36 2019-06-23

| Sudan forms sovereign council to lead transition: spokesperson Sudan's generals and opposition alliance on have formed a sovereign council that will head the country during its three-year transition to civilian rule, a spokesperson has said....
07:12 2019-08-21

Sudan opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in April...
02:36 2019-06-05

| Sudan protest leaders receive new AU, Ethiopia transition plan The Sudanese movement protesting for the military to hand over to civilian rule says it received a new proposal for a transition drafted by Ethiopia and the African Union....
22:12 2019-06-28

Sudan's democratic transition takes shape after months of violent unrest Sudan is set to be ruled by a joint civilian-military coalition for the next three years, with elections to follow. Many Sudanese welcome a new era after months of unrest, but how serious is the milit...
18:48 2019-08-20

African Union suspends Sudan from its activities till civilian government formed The African Union's Peace and Security Council voted on Thursday to suspend Sudan from all AU activities until a civilian government has been formed....
16:36 2019-06-06

Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in about three years....
18:12 2019-07-17

Guterres pledges UN support to Sudan after military and civilian opposition reach deal on transitional government UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday congratulated the people of Sudan after the military council and civilian opposition alliance agreed earlier in the day on a power-sharing accord....
23:24 2019-08-19

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an ap...
19:12 2019-06-03

Sudan: New political transition, bolstered by peacebuilding, could bring long-term stability to Darfur, Security Council told “Important developments” under way in Sudan since midsummer, including a pledge to end the country’s outstanding conflicts, and the establishment of a new transitional government, could serve to edge ...
03:36 2019-08-27

Islamists in Sudan rally in support of Islamic rule KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Thousands of Islamists in Sudan long allied with ousted president Omar al-Bashir’s regime are rallying to support military-backed Islamic rule in the face of alleged attem...
22:24 2019-05-24

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army...
18:00 2019-06-30

Tens of thousands protest army rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat O...
17:24 2019-06-30

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores we...
04:36 2019-06-07

African bloc suspends Sudan demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until there was civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's...
20:36 2019-06-06

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
16:36 2019-05-31

7 dead, hundreds wounded in mass protests against military rule in Sudan At least seven people were killed and nearly 200 were wounded Sunday during massive demonstrations throughout Sudan, demanding the end of military rule....
06:12 2019-07-01

Watch India launch a historic Moon mission starting at 5PM ET India is on the cusp of making space exploration history in more ways than one, and you might get to watch it first-hand. ISRO is livestreaming the launch of Chandrayaan-2, its second uncrewed mission...
00:24 2019-07-15

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives to...
18:48 2019-07-31

| 'Game changer for Africa' as leaders launch 'historic' free trade deal African nations officially launched a landmark trade agreement at the African Union summit in Niger on Sunday, with the long sought-after agreement hailed as a historic step towards "peace and prosper...
23:24 2019-07-07

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling mi...
12:36 2019-06-09

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
14:00 2019-06-09

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to ...
12:24 2019-06-09

Sudan's security and defense committee says coup attempt thwarted: Sudan TV Sudan's security and defense committee said on Thursday that a coup attempt had been thwarted, Sudan TV reported. No more details were immediately available....
22:24 2019-07-11

Sudan's sovereign council declares state of emergency in Port Sudan Sudan's newly-created sovereign council formally declared a state of emergency in the city of Port Sudan on Sunday, following tribal clashes that police say have killed at least 16 people....
03:00 2019-08-26

U.N. peacekeeper, 6 civilians killed in Sudan/South Sudan border area Unknown gunmen killed a U.N. peacekeeper and six civilians in the disputed region of Abyei on the border between Sudan and South Sudan, the regional governor said on Wednesday....
15:12 2019-07-17

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; humanitarian concerns in Sudan; new elect...
21:36 2019-06-14

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a c...
15:24 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike; Violence and broken promises in Sudan and South Sudan, while Rohingya violations ...
21:36 2019-07-03

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education in Africa, Sudan flash-floods, WHO on Ebola, spike in South Sudan violence, Rwanda, Uganda move to normalize relations A recap of Friday’s stories: Education under fire in Central and Western Africa; Sudan flash-floods wreak havoc; Ebola outbreak spreads, albeit with fewer transmissions; UN rights experts on South Sud...
05:00 2019-08-24

CEE architects of transition: Ilhami Koç Ilhami Koç started his career at Isbank in 1986. He was chief executive of Iş Private Equity between 2001 and 2002, before returning to Is Investment as chief executive in 2002. Since November 20...
14:39 2019-05-21

Men may be able to help partner's menopausal transition (Reuters Health) - Overall, men know the transition through menopause can bring difficult symptoms for their wife or partner and that there may be ways to ease some of them, a small survey suggests....
22:36 2019-07-04

CEE architects of transition: Karine Hirn Karine Hirn is co-founder and chief sustainability officer of leading emerging and frontier markets investment firm East Capital. She has been based in Hong Kong since 2010, where she heads the firm’s...
20:36 2019-05-21

CEE architects of transition: Herbert Stepic Herbert Stepic joined Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich (RZB) in 1973. In 1978, he took over the group’s international banking division and from 1986 led its expansion into emerging Europe. He st...
14:33 2019-05-21

CEE architects of transition: Ivan Miklos Ivan Miklos was minister of privatization for Czechoslovakia from 1991 to 1992. He was minister of economy of Slovakia between 1998 and 2002 and minister of finance 2002 to 2006 and 2010 to 2012. Sinc...
14:39 2019-05-21

Slow Transition to EVs Is What Booted BMW CEO: Report In the case that you thought anyone wasn’t taking the transition to EVs seriously, go ask Harald Krüger, out of the job as BMW CEO. All that and more on The Morning Shift for July 8, 2019....
22:24 2019-07-08

CEE architects of transition: Leszek Balcerowicz Leszek Balcerowicz served as minister of finance in Poland from September 1989 to December 1991, and again for three years from October 1997. He was governor of the National Bank of Poland from 2000 t...
14:39 2019-05-21

CEE architects of transition: Grigory Marchenko Grigory Marchenko served two terms as governor of Kazakhstan’s central bank – from October 1999 to January 2004 and from January 2009 to October 2013. He was chairman of the board of Halyk Bank from 2...
14:33 2019-05-21

CEE architects of transition: Andreas Treichl Andreas Treichl started his banking career in 1977 at Chase Manhattan. From 1986 to 1993, he headed the US bank’s Austrian operation, before moving to Credit Lyonnais in 1993. He became chairman of th...
14:33 2019-05-21

CEE architects of transition: András Simor András Simor became chief executive of Creditanstalt Securities in Budapest in 1989. He was chairman of CA-IB from 1997 to 1998 and head of Deloitte Hungary from 2003 until being appointed govern...
14:33 2019-05-21

CEE architects of transition: Petr Aven Petr Aven served as minister of foreign economic relations for the Russian Federation between 1991 and 1992. He was president of Alfa-Bank Russia from 1994 to 2011 and is currently chairman of the boa...
14:33 2019-05-21

UK's Johnson wants any Brexit transition to end before next election Boris Johnson wants Britain to have completed any Brexit transition period and fully left the European Union "well before" the next scheduled election in 2022, the favourite to be the next prime minis...
04:36 2019-07-18

CEE architects of transition: Viktor Gerashchenko Viktor Gerashchenko served as chairman of the Gosbank from 1989 to December 1991 and head of the central bank of Russia from 1992 to 1994 and 1998 to 2002. He was chairman of International Bank of Mos...
14:33 2019-05-21

Books to Ease the Transition to Middle School In Pablo Cartaya’s ‘Each Tiny Spark,’ Carolyn Mackler’s ‘Not if I Can Help It’ and Kristin Mahoney’s ‘The 47 People You’ll Meet in Middle School,’ kids navigate the toughest crossing....
02:36 2019-08-10

How `Transition Bonds’ Can Help Polluters Turn Green It makes sense that green bonds are meant for green companies. But there aren’t that many of them -- not enough to meet the rising demand from investors who want their money to have a positive impact ...
09:36 2019-07-14

Six tips for a successful project manager transition The idea of losing the key project manager on a critical project is an unwelcome one, but it happens from time to time. These tips will help your next transition be a smooth one....
18:48 2019-05-21

Slow transition to electric fells BMW's CEO after just one term Under Harald Krueger BMW squandered its head start in electric cars and lost its spot as the top-selling luxury brand. Krueger will step down as the automaker's CEO two weeks before his contract came ...
18:00 2019-07-06

Libor transition: Between a rock and a hard place Banks are caught in the middle of regulatory pressure from above and corporate inertia from below when it comes to transitioning away from Libor, but they are the lynchpin on which the whole process d...
22:12 2019-09-10

No Restriction On Civilian Traffic On Jammu-Srinagar Highway From May 27 The Jammu and Kashmir governor's administration on Tuesday withdrew an order restricting movement of civilian traffic on the national highway between Srinagar and Jammu from Monday. ......
04:48 2019-05-22

The Man Who Wrote the Guidebook for Civilian Bomb-Squad Technicians At War talked to Tom Gersbeck, a retired Marine Corps bomb-disposal officer, who recently published the second edition of his book, “Practical Military Ordnance Identification.”...
18:12 2019-08-16

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
02:24 2019-06-12

Lebanon accuses Israel of threatening civilian infrastructure Lebanon accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening its civilian infrastructure after Israel told the United Nations Security Council that Iran was exploiting the Port of Beirut to smuggle weapons to the...
04:48 2019-07-24

Somaliland UAE military base to be turned into civilian airport The United Arab Emirates no longer plans to establish a military airport in Somaliland and the facility currently being built will be turned into a civilian airport, the region's president said....
18:36 2019-09-15

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a cl...
17:48 2019-06-14

Sudanese protesters to sign transition deal with army Sudan’s pro-democracy movement is set to formally sign a deal with the ruling military council, paving the way for a transition to civilian-led government following the overthrow of President Omar al-...
12:24 2019-08-17

Pope warns oil execs of need for “rapid” energy transition VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming pla...
15:12 2019-06-14

Just 10% of fossil fuel subsidy cash 'could pay for green transition' Redirecting small portion of subsidies would unleash clean energy revolution, says reportSwitching just some of the huge subsidies supporting fossil fuels to renewables would unleash a runaway clean e...
13:48 2019-08-01

Konta makes seamless transition from clay to grass Konta makes seamless transition from clay to grass, beats Anett Kontaveit 6-4, 6-2 at the Nature Valley Classic in first match since the French Open semifinals        ...
08:24 2019-06-19

How the coming console transition is already affecting Take-Two Interactive’s business Take-Two Interactive Software is already making investments in the next generation of video game consoles, based on its latest quarter report.Read More...
02:24 2019-08-06

The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and sp...
09:48 2019-06-05

Pope warns oil execs of need for "rapid" energy transition Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a "radical energy transition" to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming planet....
14:48 2019-06-14

Indonesia's Habibie, president during transition to democracy, dies Former Indonesian president B.J. Habibie, who came to power during the country's turbulent transition to democracy after former strongman leader Suharto stepped down in 1998, has died, his son said on...
08:36 2019-09-12

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ago....
19:36 2019-05-25

Trump administration sanctions Iran's civilian space agency The Trump administration has imposed sanctions against Iran's civil space agency, accusing the Middle Eastern country of using it as a cover to develop its weapons program....
18:12 2019-09-04

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged as US met Taliban to discuss peace Civilian casualties spiked to a two-year high in Afghanistan last month, driven by attacks from "anti-government elements," just as U.S. and Taliban officials met to hammer out a peace agreement....
20:36 2019-08-06

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings New evidence has emerged linking the head of Colombia’s army to civilian killings more than a decade ago as he faces mounting pressure to resign over orders for troops step up attacks...
18:48 2019-05-25

Human cost of Yemen war laid bare as civilian deaths near 100,000 Report outlines deadly impact of direct targeting of civilians as researchers call for resolution to conflictAs the court of appeal prepares to rule on the legitimacy of the British government’s conti...
12:24 2019-06-20

U.N.: Civilian casualties drop in Afghanistan, but air raid deaths continue Civilian casualties are down 27 percent in Afghanistan in the first six months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the United Nations reported Tuesday....
18:00 2019-07-31

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by....
14:36 2019-05-22

Halt Afghan civilian casualties, U.N. says after report of 11 killed by government The United Nations said on Wednesday it was gravely concerned about reports indicating 11 civilians had been killed in an Afghan security force operation in an eastern province near the border with Pa...
13:36 2019-08-14

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians including 11 children in rebel-held northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive, a war monitor and loca...
16:12 2019-08-17

United Nations warns of high civilian casualties in Afghanistan Terrorists "deliberately and knowingly targeted" civilians during the holy month of Ramadan resulting in a high number of innocent people killed, the United Nations said Monday....
16:24 2019-06-10

Kashmir civilian killed, many injured in anti-India clashes SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police and residents say two gunbattles between Indian troops and Kashmiri rebels have triggered a new round of anti-India protests and clashes in the disputed Himalayan region ...
18:36 2019-05-29

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight for police PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways ...
03:00 2019-08-19

US woman in Syria pleads with Trump to stop civilian deaths An American woman in Syria has released a video appealing to US President Donald Trump to take action against the Syrian regime, after an airstrike Monday in the rebel-held northwestern province of Id...
18:48 2019-07-22

PM Arrives In UAE, Will Receive Gulf Nation's Highest Civilian Award Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the UAE on Friday, where he will discuss bilateral and regional issues with the top leadership of the Gulf nation. PM Modi reached UAE's capital Abu Dhabi from....
07:00 2019-08-24

PM Modi Honoured With UAE's Highest Civilian Award "Order Of Zayed" Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday honoured with the "Order of Zayed", the UAE's highest civilian award, for his efforts to boost bilateral ties between the two nations....
16:00 2019-08-24

Redmi K20 Pro India Launch Date, Asus 6Z Launch, and More News This Week Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20 India launch details, Samsung M40 sale, Poco F1 price cut, and Asus 6Z launch were some of the tech news developments this week....
11:36 2019-06-23

NDP reveals climate plan to ease transition to green economy The measures proposed range from subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles to easier access to employment insurance for workers in industries threatened by the move away from fossil fuels....
01:24 2019-06-01

Treasury Proposes Guidance Clarifying Tax Consequences of Libor Transition The Treasury issued proposed guidance Wednesday clarifying the tax consequences of eliminating the London interbank offered rate, a move that could help ease the transition to a new reference rate....
02:00 2019-08-30

Exclusive: Trade tensions put energy transition at risk - BP chairman Trade tensions risk throwing the global economy's transition to greener energy into disarray and could hurt energy companies' preparations toward it, BP Chairman Helge Lund said as leaders of the worl...
18:48 2019-06-27

"Transition Happens Quickly": Michelle Obama On Last Night In White House Moving out of any home is chaotic, but at the White House, moving the president's family is especially complicated, according to former first lady Michelle Obama. The best-selling author spoke about.....
08:48 2019-07-08

French EV Retrofit Start-Up Transition-ONE Wants to Future-Proof Your Hatchback New electric vehicles are coming, but if the goal is to get the general population driving emission free as soon as possible, we’re going to need to get moving a little quicker than that. A French com...
22:48 2019-08-03

Sudanese man shot dead during protest as sides wrangle over transition Paramilitary forces backed by Sudan's ruling military council fired at protesters in the southeastern state of Sennar on Sunday, witnesses said, and one man died of a shot to the head, according to op...
19:24 2019-07-14

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said on Sunday....
05:24 2019-08-18

Ex-President Pratibha Patil Conferred Mexico's Highest Civilian Honour Former Indian President of India Pratibha Patil has been conferred the "Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca" (Order of the Aztec Eagle) - the highest civilian award of Mexico given to foreigners, on......
11:48 2019-06-01

Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attack Saudi civilian airport The Saudi-led military coalition threatened a firm response to a Houthi missile attack on an airport, which injured at least 26 people. The attack came just hours before Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe la...
20:12 2019-06-12

‘Indiscriminate blasts’ in civilian areas ‘must stop’, UN mission in Afghanistan stresses  The “deliberate targeting of educational facilities” during armed conflict is “a war crime”, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Friday after a bomb detonated near the...
22:12 2019-07-19

Hawaii plane crash in which 11 died is worst US civilian accident since 2011 Fiery crash on island of Oahu kills skydivers and instructorsWitness describes ‘insane amount of fire’ after explosionEleven people were killed on Friday when their skydiving plane crashed and burned ...
14:01 2019-06-23

Economic woes face Thailand's junta chief turned civilian PM Thailand's junta chief-turned-civilian prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faces a tough task in reviving a faltering economy and sinking investor confidence - the same problems as when he seized power i...
11:48 2019-06-06

Libya drone strike heightens fears of air war and risk of civilian deaths Strike in Murzuq last week, blamed on Haftar forces, killed at least 45 peopleAn air war in Libya is intensifying as rival forces in the divided country try to break a military stalemate, heightening ...
18:36 2019-08-11

Pakistan summons Afghan, Indian diplomats after soldiers, civilian killed Pakistan has summoned diplomats from Afghanistan and India after several shooting incidents along two different borders killed four Pakistani soldiers and a civilian woman....
12:24 2019-09-15

Another sombre milestone for Afghanistan: 2018 saw record civilian deaths – UN report With over 3,800 civilian women, children and men killed in just one year, Afghanistan has hit yet another “deeply disturbing and wholly unacceptable” record, according to a new report issued on Sunday...
14:39 2019-05-21

Get Involved, Internet: Help Edmonton honor its son with a Nathan Fillion Civilian Pavilion Nathan Fillion, the actor of choice for fans of wry crime-solvers, canceled sci-fi series, and the Uncharted video games, is one of the most recognizable Edmonton, Alberta exports since Tommy Chong, J...
18:36 2019-06-19

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of more than 500 civil...
16:36 2019-08-16

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
10:24 2019-08-08

Mueller witness with ties to Trump transition indicted for kiddie porn A key witness in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe who was also linked to President Trump’s transition team has been indicted on child pornography charges. George Nader, who is accu...
00:01 2019-06-04

Figure linked to Trump transition charged with transporting child pornography George Nader, who became a key witness in the Mueller probe into Trump campaign contacts with Russians, had a previous criminal record of child pornography charges....
23:12 2019-06-03

Libor transition: Are markets ready for a $350 trillion white-knuckle ride? It is less than two and a half years until Libor, the benchmark on which trillions of dollars-worth of financial instruments are based, will disappear. That is a hopelessly ambitious timetable in whic...
16:00 2019-09-10

Thai coup leader completes transition to elected PM, cabinet unclear Thailand's king formally endorsed former army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as an elected prime minister on Tuesday, five years after he seized power in a military coup, though the makeup of his coa...
10:36 2019-06-11

Geologists find new way volcanoes form from material in mantle's transition zone While studying the planet's layers deep beneath Bermuda, scientists found evidence of volcanic material rising from the mantle's transition zone, located 250 to 400 miles beneath Earth's crust....
22:00 2019-05-21

French Open champion Barty makes smooth transition to grass French Open champion Ashleigh Barty made a smooth transition from Parisian clay to British lawns as the Australian opened her grasscourt campaign with an impressive 6-3 6-4 victory over Croatia's Donn...
16:12 2019-06-19

Questions Remain About Putin’s Request for a Back Channel to the Trump Transition A few weeks before Donald Trump became president, Russian banker Petr Aven, a billionaire oligarch with Moscow’s Alfa Bank, pulled aside Washington lobbyist Richard Burt at a corporate meeting i...
05:36 2019-05-22

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” ...
15:24 2019-05-21

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were ...
15:24 2019-05-21

Pranab Mukherjee Receives Bharat Ratna, India's Highest Civilian Award Former President Pranab Mukherjee today received the country's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, from his successor President Ram Nath Kovind. The award ceremony took place at the Rashtrapati....
19:24 2019-08-08

Pentagon faces a month of disruption as Esper transition keeps top leaders in temporary jobs THE TRANSITION PLAN: The nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to be the next secretary of defense is forcing the Pentagon into a convoluted transition plan that will keep nearly a dozen senior offi...
17:12 2019-07-10

IG report reveals more evidence transition briefing used to gather intel on Trump team James Comey immediately shared details from a post-election briefing for then-President-elect Donald Trump with the FBI’s Russia probe team, according to the recently released inspector general's repo...
12:00 2019-09-04

Court backs trans teen who feared being 'stranded' by father's bid to stop transition Three-judge panel upholds decision by lower court, clearing way for 14-year-old, who identifies as a boy, to continue treatmentA Canadian court has ruled in favour of a transgender teenager who this w...
21:24 2019-09-06

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.        ...
20:36 2019-07-19

Warren challenges 2020 Democrats to embrace 10-year clean energy transition U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday challenged her rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to commit to transition the United States fully to clean energy over the next decade for ...
02:48 2019-09-04

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “co...
21:36 2019-05-23

Navy SEAL says Eddie Gallagher thought he was shooting ISIS fighter, not an elderly civilian A Navy SEAL in Iraq with Special Warfare Chief Eddie Gallagher cast doubt on the accusation that Gallagher murdered a civilian in 2017, testifying that the decorated combat veteran thought he was firi...
03:12 2019-06-28

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with the United States that was canceled last year duri...
14:36 2019-05-24

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency whi...
23:01 2019-05-28

| Brexit transition cash | Hurricane Dorian nears Florida: WATCH the top world news videos for today UK promises £3m to ensure smooth Brexit transition to UK nationals living abroad | Trump skips Poland trip as Dorian nears Florida; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
09:12 2019-08-30

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increa...
18:36 2019-07-31

5 new music releases we love: Whispery lo-fi, gender transition love songs, and Afrobeat vibes There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and...
03:00 2019-06-15

CBOE Holdings To Transition SPXpm From C2 To Hybrid Trading On CBOE CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced plans today to transition its SPXpm product from the company's all-electronic C2 Options Exchange (C2) to Chicago Board Op...
14:24 2019-05-22

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
17:24 2019-06-14

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi hails Unai Emery impact after 'weird' transition from Arsene Wenger reign Alex Iwobi has been won over by Unai Emery after admitting the early stages under the new Arsenal head coach were "weird" as he stepped into the shoes of Arsene Wenger....
13:48 2019-05-24

A Different Look at Historic Homes of the South Tours in places like Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., used to concentrate on the wealthy owners of houses, now they are bringing the enslaved people who also lived in them into focus....
18:36 2019-06-27

US spelling bee ends in historic tie Eight children from across the US have emerged as super spellers from a field of 562 at a national competition. Each winner will receive $50,000 after completing 20 successful rounds....
12:48 2019-05-31

The most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced its 2019 list of the most-endangered historic places in America.        ...
14:12 2019-05-30

These are the 11 most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust's list aims to bring to light architectural and cultural heritage spots that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.        ...
14:12 2019-05-30

Konta 'proud' after historic win "Jo Konta says she is proud of becoming the first British woman to reach the last 16 at Roland Garros since 1983 after her victory over Viktoria Kuzmova."...
23:36 2019-05-31

Floodwaters damage historic sub (KJRH/NBC News) Repair estimates are in for a World War II submarine pushed from its resting spot at an Oklahoma war memorial when floodwaters hit in May. The USS Batfish floated from its resting spot...
21:12 2019-07-08

Historic New Jersey oak tree dead at 600 A beloved New Jersey tree dating back to the area’s first English settlement has come crashing down. The Salem Oak stood proudly for nearly 600 years before it collapsed Thursday evening, prompting re...
02:00 2019-06-08

Trump: More aid for some historic black colleges President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the government will no longer restrict historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that have a religious mission from accessing federal funding f...
00:36 2019-09-11

A Canadian Island Where Hip Meets Historic Settled by British refugees from the American Revolution, Prince Edward County now shelters Toronto escapees in search of food, wine and weekends away....
11:24 2019-09-11

Rediscovering Tokyo's historic waterways Hundreds of years ago, Tokyo -- then known as Edo -- flourished around canals, rivers and the sea. Today, the city is rediscovering its watery roots....
23:48 2019-08-22

America's 11 most endangered historic places Tourists love to visit the National Mall Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, but few know that the National Park Service site is threatened by rising sea levels and outdated infrastructure....
18:36 2019-05-30

Historic Ebony Photos Set to Be Auctioned Off for At Least $13,000,000 Photos from the Ebony magazine archives detailing some 70 years of African American life and history, including images of Emmett Till, Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Coretta Scott King and so many more, are...
11:24 2019-06-06

Watch: Athletics crush Astros with historic 21-7 win The Oakland Athletics became just the second team in MLB history to lose a game by 15 runs and win their next game against the same opponent by 14 runs with a 21-7 blowout of the Houston Astros....
23:00 2019-09-11

Astros stunned in historic upset at sportsbooks Despite closing as +435 underdogs at Caesars Sportsbook and managing only two hits off Justin Verlander, the Tigers pulled off the largest upset in the majors over the past 15 years....
10:36 2019-08-22

Watch: MLB's Moran brothers battle in historic at-bat Miami Marlins pitcher Brian Moran struck out his brother Colin in a historic at-bat during his team's win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night....
21:00 2019-09-06

India launches historic mission to the Moon With the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, India is planning to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon....
23:48 2019-07-22

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the co...
04:12 2019-05-27

India’s spacecraft set for historic moon landing India’s dream of landing on the moon is getting closer to reality as its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft split in two on Monday, with one half set to land on the lunar surface later this week. First la...
23:36 2019-09-02

Hurkacz records historic first win at Winston-Salem Hubert Hurkacz notched his first career tour-level title Saturday when he knocked off top-seeded Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to win the Winston-Salem Open in rainy North Carolina....
03:00 2019-08-25

Saving Weeksville: Why Black Historic Landmarks Need Us The Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. preserves one of the first free black communities in America. Weeksville was formed in 1838 by African-American longshoreman James Weeks, 11 years afte...
11:36 2019-06-07

Trump unveils historic change for next Air Force One President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-promised update for Air Force One -- and the plans include the first major redesign of the presidential plane in nearly 60 years....
17:24 2019-06-13

"It's Complicated": Top 10 Quotes From Historic Trump-Kim Meet It was a historic first as Donald Trump stepped over a small concrete block onto North Korean soil. But the event was shrouded in uncertainty until just an hour before...
16:12 2019-06-30

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effect....
14:24 2019-05-24

NYC homeless population drops from historic high New York City’s homeless population is ticking down in 2019 for the first time after a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, dropping to 58,150 this week, officials disclosed Wednesday. It’s the firs...
01:00 2019-05-23

Trump: Historic meeting with Kim Jong Un will happen at DMZ President Trump has confirmed that he will hold a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas. “We are going to the DMZ, and I’ll...
11:00 2019-06-30

Pebble Beach: A guide to the historic links The 119th U.S Open tees off at one of the most iconic courses anywhere in the world. Players say "it's more beautiful in person than I could've imagined."...
23:12 2019-07-31

Akshay Kumar Congratulates PM Modi For "Historic Win" As the counting trends show BJP securing a comfortable majority, Bollywood Star Akshay Kumar extended his wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP party....
23:48 2019-05-23

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality....
06:01 2019-05-24

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The...
16:36 2019-05-23

The Latest: Moon: Trump-Kim handshake would be ‘historic’ SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 11:45 a.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says that a potential handshake between President Donald...
04:48 2019-06-30

Thailand manager apologizes to fans after historic loss to U.S. The general manager of Thailand's women national soccer team apologized to fans on Wednesday after the record 13-0 defeat by world champions the United States in the World Cup in France....
19:12 2019-06-12

Yogi Adityanath Congratulates PM For "Historic" Decision On Article 370 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for the historic decision of scrapping the constitutional provision that.....
07:48 2019-08-06

Federer battles past Ruud to reach last 16 in historic win "Roger Federer eased past Norway\u0027s Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open in almost 50 years."...
20:00 2019-05-31

Trump open to 'historic' trade deal with China US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have agreed to restart trade talks. The US also confirmed it would not slap additional tariffs on Chinese exports for now....
09:48 2019-06-29

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
21:24 2019-06-14

Australia women crush West Indies in historic ODI win Australia 308-4; West Indies 130 | tourists win by 178 runsAlyssa Healy and Meg Lanning hit centuriesAustralia’s women cricketers built on their recent Ashes success by inflicting a 178-run win over W...
07:48 2019-09-06

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
00:36 2019-07-11

Trump heads for historic DMZ meeting with North Korea’s Kim SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to the Korean Demilitarized Zone for a historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Trump departed Seoul by helicopter on Sunda...
08:12 2019-06-30

NASCAR StatWatch: Joey Logano among historic company Logan trails only Richard Petty, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Busch in wins before the age of 30, and his Team Penske is locked in a two-team race with Joe Gibbs racing on the season....
04:00 2019-06-15

Historic Asset Boom Passes by Half of Families The decadelong economic expansion has showered the U.S. with new wealth, driven by a booming stock market. But half of U.S. households have seen little gain, as it has become more difficult to buy a f...
17:36 2019-08-30

Djokovic tops Federer in historic final for 5th at Wimbledon Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, barely beating Roger Federer       ...
23:00 2019-07-14

President, PM Modi, Other Leaders Applaud PV Sindhu For Historic Win As PV Sindhu became the first Indian to win the Badminton World Championships on Sunday, leaders from across the country congratulated the fifth-seeded shuttler for her historic win....
21:24 2019-08-25

'I did not think we would lose this much': Thailand manager apologises after historic loss "The general manager of Thailand\u0027s women national soccer team apologised to fans on Wednesday after the record 13-0 defeat by world champions the United States in the World Cup in France."...
22:36 2019-06-12

In photos: Apollo 11 historic moon landing 50 years ago 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and man's first "moonwalk." Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins journeyed eight days in space. Armst...
21:12 2019-06-17

'Abaco is going to get wiped': Bahamas hit by historic Hurricane Dorian Authorities plead with residents to clear low-lying areasWhere will Dorian hit and what damage will it do?Large waves and heavy winds pounded the northern Bahamas on Sunday as Dorian, the strongest hu...
20:24 2019-09-01

Argentina and Algeria stamp out malaria in 'historic achievement' Improvements in detection, diagnosis and treatment hailed by World Health Organization as ‘a model for other countries’ Algeria and Argentina have been declared malaria-free by the World Health Organi...
17:12 2019-05-23

Historic and wild Yankees-Red Sox first inning gives London a show Call it a piece of Hick-story. Aaron Hicks hit the first major league home run in Europe with a 386-foot shot to right field for the Yankees in London on Saturday afternoon. The blast was part of a si...
21:12 2019-06-29

Tiger Roll confirmed for historic bid to win third Grand National in a row • Bookies make Gordon Elliott-trained horse 5-1 favourite• Trainer says horse will run twice before Aintree in AprilGordon Elliott is targeting a record third consecutive Randox Health Grand National ...
14:36 2019-09-06

Tony highlights: A historic win and a strong night for women NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ali Stroker’s breakthrough win as the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony topped an evening of feel-good moments as Broadway honored its own. Stroker won best featu...
12:01 2019-06-10

India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft set for historic lunar landing India's dream of landing on the Moon is getting closer to reality as its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft split into two on Monday, with one half set to land on the lunar surface later this week....
21:12 2019-09-02

MLB roundup: Ohtani's historic cycle powers Angels Shohei Ohtani went 4-for-4 and became the first Japanese-born player in the majors to hit for the cycle as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Friday night in St. Petersburg, Fla...
08:48 2019-06-14

Deformed Skulls Mark a Historic Migration Into Europe Human remains found in Croatia with signs of artificial cranial deformation provide the earliest genetic evidence of the presence of people from East Asia in Europe....
21:24 2019-08-26

‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas Colonial-era homes line the streets of The Point in Newport, R.I. Climate change is forcing experts to reimagine the future of historic preservation here....
20:36 2019-07-08

Janet Mock signs historic deal with Netflix Janet Mock just became the first out black trans woman to land an overall deal with a major studio. The three-year, multimillion dollar deal will allow Mock to create new shows and film projects for t...
22:48 2019-06-19

'Uncharted territory': National Spelling Bee ends in historic eight-way tie Eight co-champions declared after extraordinary finishOrganizers admit to running out of challenging wordsScripps National Spelling Bee 2019 – as it happenedIt was the night the bee was broken and the...
07:36 2019-05-31

Chandrayaan 2 One Step Away From Historic Soft-Landing On The Moon The Chandrayaan 2 mission has completed all its orbit manoeuvres around the Moon and is ready to land close to the lunar south pole. The two orbit lowering manoeuvres, since the lander 'Vikram'......
07:48 2019-09-04

Mauritania prepares for historic election as discontent simmers Mauritanians will vote for a new president on Saturday in what is expected to be the West African country's first peaceful transfer of power since independence from France in 1960....
21:48 2019-06-20

Autosport podcast: Historic racing's secrets and controversies The reasons behind Historic racing being one of motorsport's success stories over the past two decades are the focus of the latest edition of the Autosport Podcast...
02:24 2019-07-05

| WATCH: Trump steps into North Korea, in historic first Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic diplomatic spectacle and a first for any American p...
14:36 2019-06-30

With Only 5 Lok Sabha Seats, Left Front Hits Historic Low Registering its worst poll performance in over six decades, the Left Front was virtually wiped off its bastions with the Lok Sabha poll results showing it managed just five seats across the country....
17:24 2019-05-24

| Federer, Nadal threaten Djokovic bid for historic Slam Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with victory at the French Open....
07:12 2019-05-23

Cori Gauff, 15, makes historic Wimbledon debut Cori "Coco" Gauff faced -- and defeated -- one of her idols in her historic Wimbledon debut Monday after the 15-year-old tennis star drew Venus Williams at the All England Club....
21:36 2019-07-01

Pope Francis praises historic Trump-Kim meeting at the DMZ "In the last few hours we saw in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter," the pontiff told thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's square for his weekly address and blessing....
03:36 2019-07-01

Europe's unemployment rate hits historic lows Unemployment rates in the European Union and eurozone have dropped to record lows. But economic growth and inflation figures showed European economies were slowing down just as the US-China trade war ...
22:24 2019-07-31

Trump, Kim Jong Un edge closer to historic DMZ handshake President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un have edged closer to a historic handshake, tentatively set for Sunday across the border between the two Koreas. “I’m going to the DMZ,...
11:00 2019-06-30

Historic 125-year-old church mysteriously burns to the ground A Roman Catholic church that stood in Texas for more than a century mysteriously burned to the ground this week — with insurance adjusters placing the damages at $3 to $4 million, according to a...
17:48 2019-07-31

Historic US Drug Bust Nets 16 Tonnes Of Cocaine US authorities said Tuesday they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1 billion in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
03:24 2019-06-19

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of record levels in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois during the ...
18:24 2019-05-30

The Mystics’ historic regular season isn’t over yet, but they’ve flipped into playoff mode Washington has broken several franchise and league records this regular season. "I ignore it," Coach and General Manager Mike Thibault said. "Mainly because none of that matters if you don't win at th...
01:24 2019-09-06

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fears nothing will change just yet. Emily Sherwin repor...
09:24 2019-06-08

Historic sailboat sinks after container boat collision near Hamburg A 136-year-old wooden schooner had only just emerged from a €1.5 million-renovation when it was sunk by a container ship near Hamburg. The accident would likely have been fatal if rescuers hadn't been...
03:01 2019-06-09

>20,000 Linksys routers leak historic record of every device ever connected (credit: US Navy) This post has been updated to add comments Linksys made online, which says company researchers couldn't reproduce the information disclosure exploit on routers that installed a pat...
14:48 2019-05-21

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger ...
22:00 2019-08-02

The historic hurricanes that made landfall on Florida’s east coast As Hurricane Dorian is projected to strike, the deadliest storms to hit the state recently approached from the Gulf, south and westHurricane Dorian is projected to make landfall on Florida’s east coas...
23:12 2019-08-30

Pak Opens Historic Gurdwara For Sikh Devotees, 72 Years After Partition Pakistan on Friday opened the doors of the historic Gurdwara Chowa Sahib in Punjab province to Sikh devotees, seventy-two years after Partition. The gurdwara has been opened to Sikh devotees,......
04:36 2019-08-03

Hurricane Dorian Batters Bahamas, Killing at Least 5: ‘a Historic Tragedy’ Dorian may be super-powerful, but it’s moving at a snail’s pace. That gives its torrential rains more time to produce floods, and its winds more time to destroy....
07:36 2019-09-03

Bell caps historic month in style, Pirates top Brewers 9-4 Josh Bell finished off his historic May with two more hits, Starling Marte added three hits and scored three times as the Pittsburgh Pirates pounced on struggling Milwaukee starter Jhoulys Chacin in a...
06:24 2019-06-01

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees t...
18:36 2019-05-29

Monsoon storm damages historic building in Ajo, residents displaced AJO, Ariz. – After monsoon storms rolled through Southern Arizona, residents in Ajo are cleaning up the mess it left behind. The historic Curley School, which is now a residence, had its roof co...
10:48 2019-08-02

Racing Lines: Tom Kristensen on Bentley's historic Le Mans comeback Guy Smith takes the flag for Bentley's sixth Le Mans win In 2003, the car maker won at La Sarthe for the first time in 73 years. We chat to a nine-time race winner about what the victory meant “We ...
05:00 2019-07-18

Oklahoma, Arkansas face flood of 'historic magnitude' after storms Thousands of Arkansas and Oklahoma residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of more rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas Ri...
22:48 2019-05-29

Historic African free trade agreement enters into force JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African leaders are celebrating the entry into force of a continental free trade agreement that creates what they call the world’s largest trading market of 1.2 billion peopl...
13:24 2019-05-30

Oil prices see historic surge after drone attacks on Saudi facilities Weekend drone strikes on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure has effectively wiped out about 5 percent of the global daily production, sending oil prices skyrocketing Monday morning....
14:36 2019-09-16

Historic Andy Ruiz win jolts elation among Mexican Americans ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Andy Ruiz, Jr., has become a folk hero overnight after becoming the first Mexican American heavyweight champion. Ruiz stunned the world Saturday after defeating Anthony Joshua...
19:12 2019-06-05

Astronauts hailed as heroes 50 years after historic moon landing Capping a week of celebrations over the historic Apollo 11 mission, Vice President Mike Pence joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday at the launch pad in Florida that sent the moonwalker and his two...
01:00 2019-07-21

Women's tennis tournament offers historic $4.75m prize money As the debate around pay parity in sport rumbles on, one women's tournament in China is offering the biggest prize money in the history of tennis (yes, that even includes the men's tour)....
14:01 2019-08-01

| WATCH | Massive fire engulfs historic Texas church A historic rural Roman Catholic church that had served its surrounding Central Texas farming community for more than a century has burned to the ground. The Church of the Visitation's building in West...
20:12 2019-07-31

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action...
04:12 2019-05-31

Historic Kentucky site to host 2nd Writers in the Park event TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The second annual Writers in the Park will be held this month at Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site in Tompkinsville, Kentucky. A statement from Kentucky State Parks...
11:36 2019-06-07

Historic nature of his hiring not lost on new Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren Kevin Warren is now one of the powerful people in college sports as the new Big Ten commissioner and his status of being African American is historic.        ...
23:48 2019-06-04

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding ...
06:48 2019-05-30

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV -sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger ...
18:48 2019-08-02

The Mystics’ historic regular season isn’t over yet, but they have flipped into playoff mode Washington has broken several franchise and league records this regular season. "I ignore it," Coach and General Manager Mike Thibault said. "Mainly because none of that matters if you don't win at th...
04:36 2019-09-06

Spelling bee 2019: Eight share Scripps Bee championship title in historic first Eight contestants won the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night, sharing a historic co-champion title.        ...
06:48 2019-05-31

Bevin Recognizes Historic Gorge Rescue Using Blackhawk Chopper (LEX 18) — On Monday, Gov. Matt Bevin recognized a historic rescue in which a UH-60 Blackhawk was used for the first time in Kentucky for such a mission. On the way home from training May 18, so...
04:00 2019-06-04

Historic hurricane Dorian growing, lurching toward USA; Bahamas devastated Hurricane Dorian diminished to Category 2 storm status as it slowly turned to the northwest, still a historic and violent storm moving away from the Bahamas.        ...
02:48 2019-09-04

Mamata Banerjee "Committed To Farmers", Recalls "Historic Day" For Singur West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that her government is committed to the welfare of farmer and also to promote industry in the state....
13:12 2019-09-14

Trump Says Open To "Historic" Trade Deal In Bilateral With Xi Jinping Washington is open to a "historic" trade deal with China, President Donald Trump said Saturday as he met President Xi Jinping, who called for "cooperation and dialogue"....
05:48 2019-06-29

Djokovic downs Federer in classic after historic decisive tie-break "Novak Djokovic won a historic final-set tie-break to clinch a fifth Wimbledon title, saving two match points as he outlasted Roger Federer in a classic."...
23:00 2019-07-14

Historic Mayflower steps found under woman's bathroom in English pub Perhaps the most famous steps in history, the Mayflower Steps have finally been unearthed in a surprising, yet somewhat cheeky location — under a women's restroom in an English pub....
16:00 2019-07-22

Students from Texas Make History and Celebrate a Historic Moment While a team of students from Lone Star College-CyFair in Texas reflected on this moment in history, they were getting ready to visit NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to make their own mark....
23:12 2019-08-09

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's historic Tempelhof airport Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an em...
02:48 2019-08-13

"Keep Running," Anand Mahindra Tells Dutee Chand After Historic Win Dutee Chand became the first Indian to clinch a gold medal at World Universiade after she won the 100m dash event held in Naples, Italy. The victory led to a lot of congratulatory messages on social.....
14:36 2019-07-10

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Taiwan has welcomed hundreds of same-sex couples as th...
10:36 2019-05-24

In historic shift, Vatican to consider married priests for Amazon region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in o...
14:36 2019-06-17

Never again can Labour find itself on the wrong side of a historic choice | Tom Watson Appealing to Leavers and Remainers has failed : we must prevent a hard BrexitVoting in the European elections is over, with the results about to come in. The Tory leadership race, which will be won by...
02:24 2019-05-26

| WATCH: Historic US drug bust nets 16 tonnes of cocaine US authorities said they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1bn in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
12:12 2019-06-19

Mexican judge approves recreational cocaine use in ‘historic’ ruling Bailiff, get the yayo. A Mexican judge has granted two people the right to “possess, transport and use” cocaine — recreationally — in what’s being praised as a “his...
16:00 2019-08-21

New York's historic Paris Theatre under threat after more than 70 years in business Future of city’s last single screen cinema, opened by Marlene Dietrich and frequented by David Bowie, hangs in the balanceThe Paris Theatre has become one of New York’s cultural landmarks since it was...
10:36 2019-07-07

Trudeau says family ‘extremely excited’ about Raptors historic playoff run Justin Trudeau says his son is a massive Raptors fan who has been staying up later than usual to watch the team play in the NBA Eastern Conference final....
22:48 2019-05-24

Female jockey lands historic win to beat Queen's horse Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey to ride a winner at Royal Ascot after her mount edged out Queen Elizabeth II's horse to win the Sandringham Stakes Friday....
18:48 2019-06-21

Historic Type 64 'Porsche' fails to sell after auction snafu A one-of-its-kind 1939 Porsche-badged sports car that was expected to sell for at least $20 million over the weekend flopped on the auction block after a series of miscommunications....
11:12 2019-08-20

Atlantic League player steals first base in historic feat An outfielder in the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) made history on Saturday in Maryland by becoming the first baseball player to steal first base in a professional game....
04:48 2019-07-15

Yankees hit how many home runs? By the numbers of historic sweep of Orioles After the Yankees' 14-2 win over the Orioles on Wednesday night, let's look at some numbers -- a lot of offense for New York -- head-to-head for these clubs.      &...
17:48 2019-08-08

MLB Awards Watch: Historic MVP chase, surprising Cys and a new rookie phenom Christian Yelich and Cody Bellinger are still neck and neck, the Cy Young races are wide open and Houston's Yordan Alvarez is making a big push for some hardware....
14:24 2019-08-08

Botswana high court rejects anti-gay law in historic ruling Botswana's high court overturned a law criminalizing homosexuality Tuesday that was on the books for decades since the territory was under British rule....
19:12 2019-06-11

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon For many Americans, the first Moon landing serves as a historic -but distant- memory. Current generations learn about the event from parents or a textbook, but for flight director Gene Kranz the missi...
22:24 2019-07-15

'He's here with us': How the Angels honored Tyler Skaggs with an emotional, historic tribute After losing their teammate and friend, the Halos added triumph to tragedy. Those who knew the pitcher best reflect on the hard homecoming and incredible night that followed....
00:48 2019-07-16

France fines Google nearly €1 billion in 'historic' tax fraud ruling Google has been ordered to pay nearly €1 billion to the French government over allegations of tax fraud. The ruling comes as European authorities are exploring new ways to clamp down on digital tax ev...
01:48 2019-09-13

Historic English club Bury expelled from Football League Bury, one of the oldest clubs in English soccer, has been expelled from the Football League after 125 years of membership       ...
03:12 2019-08-28

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defenses, the White House announced....
22:00 2019-07-17

Sublime USA demolish Thailand 13-0 on historic night in Women's World Cup "World Cup, Stade Auguste Delaune – USA 13 (Morgan 12\u0027, 53\u0027, 74\u0027, 81\u0027, 87\u0027, Lavelle 20\u0027, 56\u0027, Horan 32\u0027, Mewis 50\u0027, 54\u0027, Rapinoe 79\u0027, Pugh 84\u00...
00:48 2019-06-12

How to Help the People of Sudan June has been a violent month in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, as peaceful protestors demonstrating for a civilian-led government have been attacked in the streets by paramilitary forces. It’s been est...
19:24 2019-06-20

Pentagon, Lockheed agree to 'historic' $34B F-35 deal, lowest per-plane cost yet Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon have reached a "handshake agreement" on a $34 billion contract to produce three future lots of F-35 Lightning II fighter planes at the lowest cost in the program's his...
17:36 2019-06-11

Teen Coco Gauff rallies to continue thrilling, historic Wimbledon run Maybe Cori “Coco” Gauff knew it when she won the second set, pounding her chest and shouting, her mother doing the same in a box near the court. Maybe she knew it upon breaking Polona Herc...
06:00 2019-07-06

Historic Hurricane Dorian batters Bahamas with 155 mph winds, stalls on way toward Florida The record-setting Hurricane Dorian has almost stalled over northern Bahamas, moving westward at only 1 mph Monday.        ...
23:36 2019-09-02

Rafael Nadal storms to historic 12th French Open win – video Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem at Roland Garros to claim his 12th French Open title and 18th grand slam. A mark of his near-total dominance on clay, he has won all but three French Open tournaments s...
22:24 2019-06-09

Historic Budapest synagogue to reopen amid Jewish cultural revival Tamas Irsai was a teenager when he last sang in the choir in Budapest's Rumbach synagogue during World War Two, before most Hungarian Jews were deported to death camps....
13:48 2019-08-16

Hebrew inscriptions exposed for the first time since historic synagogue was destroyed in the Holocaust Archaeologists have uncovered 200-year-old Hebrew inscriptions at the site of the Great Synagogue of Vilna (Vilnius) in Lithuania for the first time since its destruction during the Holocaust....
04:36 2019-07-24

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Lab...
17:48 2019-06-21

Historic Rise of College-Educated Women in Labor Force Changes Workplace This is the first year ever that women are going to make up the majority of the college-educated labor force, a milestone that is already altering benefits packages offered by companies and one that c...
15:48 2019-08-20

Hours after historic comeback, Nationals can’t recapture the magic in 8-4 loss to Mets Aníbal Sánchez looks lost in what became his worst outing of the season, and Washington drops the series to finish its season slate against the Mets at 7-12....
07:24 2019-09-05

View from Spain on Bale situation: If Zidane leaves it would cause ‘historic heartbreak’ "Gareth Bale\u0027s future at Real Madrid remains far from certain. Eurosport Spain’s Jorge Ordas provides the latest on the problems at the Bernabeu."...
18:12 2019-07-31

'Historic' day as India outlaws 'triple talaq' Islamic instant divorce Minister says women now have justice but Muslim groups accuse Hindu-led government of community interferenceIndia’s parliament has approved a bill outlawing the centuries-old right of a Muslim man to ...
18:12 2019-07-31

'A historic tragedy': hurricane stalls over Bahamas causing huge damage Five die as high winds, torrential rain and storm surge hit islands trapping residents in dangerously rising waterLive updates: Dorian stalls over BahamasHurricane Dorian has stalled over the Bahamas,...
08:24 2019-09-03

Trump holds historic meeting with Kim with a tweet, handshake and 'flowers of hope' U. S. President Donald Trump took a historic step into North Korea on Sunday, drawing on his penchant for showmanship and surprise to pull off talks with Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) th...
16:12 2019-06-30

Hurricane Dorian: 'historic tragedy' prompts worldwide call for aid for Bahamas Thousands left without shelter and likely to face food and water shortages as Bahamas hurricane tracks towards FloridaUS officials and counterparts around the world sent out an urgent call for help fo...
10:00 2019-09-04

No Pre-Reading, No Rehearsing: How ‘The Weekly’ Kept Its Recreation of Historic Opioid Testimony Authentic The Times TV show’s producer/director shares the challenges and rewards of bringing to life witness testimony against Purdue Pharma in a way that stayed true to our journalistic principles....
23:48 2019-08-18

German businesses fear repeat of historic shutdown of Rhine river Climate change and the resulting heatwaves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassable for longer periods — a threat that's worrying b...
10:36 2019-08-01

Kumar Rocker overcame scary moment before historic Vanderbilt no-hitter NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin worried when Kumar Rocker came off the mound after a first inning where the freshman pitcher hit Duke centerfielder Kennie Taylor with a pitch near the l...
19:00 2019-06-09

DR Congo President and UN chief meet at a ‘historic moment’ for democracy in the country On the third and final day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UN chief António Guterres declared that the country is experiencing a historic moment, which could herald the develop...
00:36 2019-09-03

Chinese military operation against Hong Kong could trigger historic rupture with US A military operation against Hong Kong protesters could trigger a rupture in U.S.-China relations that makes the trade war look minor in comparison, U.S. lawmakers and analysts suggest....
10:24 2019-08-14

India sets sights on Moon, unveils spacecraft for historic mission India plans to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon following the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft next month....
21:00 2019-06-12

Immortals adds OpTic parent in historic $100M esports deal Immortals Gaming Company has acquired Infinite Esports in what is believed to be the competitive video gaming industry’s first $100 million deal. IGC announced the agreement Wednesday, expanding...
01:12 2019-06-13

Gucci to Fund Project to Save Rome’s Historic Rock of Execution Gucci is one of the most famous fashion brands in the world. The Italian company has announced that they are funding a restoration project in the heart of Rome. ...
22:24 2019-06-07

Novak Djokovic edges Roger Federer in historic Wimbledon final WIMBLEDON, England — For nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer traded the lead, playing on and on and on until an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker was require...
03:12 2019-07-15

In pictures: England hero Ben Stokes smashes historic 135 to win third Ashes Test Ben Stokes produced his second 'once-in-a-lifetime' performance of the summer as his magnificent century powered England to an unprecedented, unthinkable one-wicket victory at Headingley to keep the A...
19:24 2019-08-26

Venice to stop huge cruise ships from docking in its historic center Venice is to start rerouting cruise ships away from its historic center, in a victory for residents tired of the enormous vessels towering over the city's skyline....
17:48 2019-08-08

Klopp, Lampard praise ‘historic’ decision for woman to referee final "Stephanie Frappart will becomes the first woman to referee a major UEFA competition final when Liverpool face Chelsea in the Super Cup on Wednesday."...
12:00 2019-08-14

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "eminent domain" and a "bureaucratic straitjacket."...
21:36 2019-06-15

Historic: Trump set to raise record $2 billion for reelection, 4-times 2016 Republican donor enthusiasm is reaching new levels more than a year before the presidential election, sparking wild predictions that President Trump and the Republican National Committee’s joint fundr...
15:36 2019-07-08

Cuomo signs historic bill outlawing revenge porn in New York New York state has finally outlawed revenge porn — following a year-long campaign by The Post. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed a bill that outlaws the “dissemination or publication of an int...
20:24 2019-07-23

North Korea Calls Kim Jong Un-Donald Trump Meeting "Historic" North Korea on Monday described the weekend meeting between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in the Demilitarized Zone as "historic" and "amazing"....
02:12 2019-07-01

Historic cathedral installs slide to give visitors a better view of the ceiling The Norwich Cathedral in the U.K. has ambiance, history, stained glass windows, and also a huge slide in the middle of the catherdral.       ...
17:36 2019-08-14

Viewers guide: Title fight highlights historic night for UFC in China When Chinese strawweight Zhang Weili challenges Jessica Andrade for the UFC championship on Saturday, more than a belt will be on the line. Here's a breakdown of what's at stake....
19:12 2019-08-30

| Mozambique govt, opposition Renamo sign historic peace pact Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo opposition leader Ossufo Momade on Thursday signed a landmark agreement aimed at formally ending decades of military hostilities, state TV said....
23:00 2019-08-01

Historic Bury Expelled From English Football League, Bolton Get Lifeline Football club Bury, the first team to be expelled from the English Football League in over two decades, suffered a further blow Wednesday when they were kicked out of the FA Cup...
17:36 2019-08-29

India's historic Moon mission takes off after week-long delay One week after a "technical snag" forced the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to delay the launch of its Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission launched today. It appears to be back on track, and i...
18:36 2019-07-22

'They don’t want to be subjugated': US backs Hong Kong protesters gathering in historic numbers Top U.S. officials and bipartisan lawmakers are backing the protesters gathering in massive numbers in Hong Kong to stop legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China, warning that the tradition...
21:12 2019-06-13

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul’s historic trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visi...
07:24 2019-05-31

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
07:00 2019-05-30

"Historic, Unprecedented": Indian Envoy On Trump-PM Meet At 'Howdy, Modi' US President Donald Trump's decision to drop in at the 'Howdy, Modi' event in Texas, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address Indian-Americans, reflects the "personal chemistry and.....
06:48 2019-09-16

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul's historic trip Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orth...
07:12 2019-05-31

Ilhan Omar breaks Ramadan fast with Democrats in historic Iftar The breaking of the fast was the first to be organized by three Muslim members of Congress and be attended by party leadershipUS congresswoman Ilhan Omar had just won her primary in Minnesota last yea...
00:12 2019-05-22

At a Historic Moment for Asian-American Candidates, Andrew Yang Leans In One of three presidential candidates with roots in the Asian-American and Pacific-Islander community, Mr. Yang has unabashedly embraced his heritage....
12:12 2019-05-22

'Blindsided by the beauty': architects struggle to save Cairo's historic heart Alaa al-Habashi was looking for ingredients for a Ramadan feast when he stumbled on an Ottoman-era mansion being used as a slaughterhouse and butcher's shop in Cairo's historic Islamic district....
16:12 2019-09-11

Dancers, writers, caddies: the gig workers who could benefit from California's historic bill Uber and Lyft drivers aren’t the only ones getting protections – but journalists and musicians have raised concernGroundbreaking legislation passed by California lawmakers on Wednesday has been lauded...
20:12 2019-09-12

Vandals damage Oregon city’s historic America Legion post EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Vandals damaged an American Legion post in Oregon two days before Memorial Day. The Eugene Register-Guard reports vandals tore down entrance handrails and a portion of brick walls ...
23:00 2019-05-26

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule....
12:00 2019-08-19

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's ...
19:12 2019-06-03

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
09:00 2019-06-05

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
23:12 2019-06-10

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military ...
12:24 2019-07-05

| What does Sudan's constitutional declaration say? Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, chanting revolutionary songs and waving national flags after the country's military rulers and opposition coalition signed a ...
07:48 2019-08-06

Charleston's historic Market Street under water as 250,000 lose power in the Carolinas Hundreds of thousands of coastal residents of the Carolinas were fleeing or were already gone as Dorian continued its unrelenting march.        ...
19:48 2019-09-05

Labor ministry panel proposes historic minimum wage hike in Japan A Japanese government panel on Wednesday recommended the nation's largest minimum wage increase in nearly 20 years, which would push hourly earnings in major cities like Tokyo above 1,000 yen for the ...
20:36 2019-07-31

India’s space agency loses contact with lander during historic trip to moon India’s space agency lost touch with its Vikram lunar lander as it made its final approach to the Moon’s south pole on Saturday. And no one seems to know if it crashed or landed. A successful landing ...
22:36 2019-09-07

‘We Need That Boot Print.’ Inside the Fight to Save the Moon’s Historic Sites Before it’s Too Late Half a century after humankind first walked on the moon, our sole natural satellite is becoming a much busier place. NASA wants to make a return trip, as do private American space companies like Elon ...
21:24 2019-07-18

Charleston's historic Market Street under water as 220,000 lose power in the Carolinas Hundreds of thousands of coastal residents of the Carolinas were fleeing or were already gone as Dorian continued its unrelenting march.        ...
18:48 2019-09-05

Hurricane Dorian: officials worldwide seek aid amid 'historic tragedy' in Bahamas Thousands left without shelter and likely to face food and water shortages, say UN, US and local authoritiesUS officials and counterparts around the world sent out an urgent call for help for the Baha...
04:36 2019-09-04

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three m...
00:24 2019-06-22

Forcibly evacuated and destroyed: a small Oklahoma town almost washed from the map in historic floods For a week and a half, all 610 residents of Webbers Falls have been forcibly evacuated from their homes poised beside the bulging Arkansas River as historic floods have swept through the once cozy com...
19:12 2019-06-04

After Historic Photo-Op, Trump’s North Korea BFF Says U.S. Is ‘Hell-Bent on Hostile Acts’ Last weekend, when Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea, and posed for cameras with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Trump said he was “proud to step over ...
18:24 2019-07-04

John Bolton unveils historic asset freeze on Venezuela's Maduro regime President Trump is intensifying sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro, pairing a historic asset freeze with threats to punish anyone in the world who does business with his regime....
23:12 2019-08-06

Simone Biles pulls off historic triple-double en route to US Gymnastics title KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The choice was entirely hers. Only there really wasn’t one for Simone Biles to make. Sure, she could have taken her triple-twisting double-flip (aka “the triple-double&#...
18:24 2019-08-12

US stocks set for a mixed open after Trump's trade comments dent historic rally U.S. stock index futures were mixed Wednesday morning after ending a lengthy winning streak following President Donald Trump's skeptical comments on the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
09:00 2019-07-17

NASA Adds Events to Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing ​NASA is offering new opportunities, in addition to those announced July 2, for America to celebrate with the agency the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future ...
00:00 2019-07-17

One year after historic Singapore summit, North Korea no closer to giving up its nukes UNHAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Today, June 12, marks one year since the historic Singapore summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the first time leaders of the two countries met fac...
14:12 2019-06-12

Toronto Raptors: The British influence behind historic NBA title win over Golden State Warriors Toronto Raptors' first NBA title against Golden State Warriors may have sealed the first win by a Canadian franchise, but the result came with a heavy British influence....
01:00 2019-06-15

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in the city....
01:24 2019-08-18

At least 5 dead as Historic Hurricane Dorian batters Bahamas with 155 mph winds, stalls on way toward Florida The record-setting Hurricane Dorian has almost stalled over northern Bahamas, moving westward at only 1 mph Monday.        ...
03:24 2019-09-03

Google 3D-prints replica of historic Assyrian statue destroyed by ISIS in 2015 Ordinary people weren’t the only victims of ISIS. The terror group also waged war on humanity’s cultural heritage, destroying ancient libraries, monuments, and statues. And now, thanks to the magic of...
12:36 2019-07-02

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look op...
05:48 2019-06-20

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Threaten Novak Djokovic Bid For Historic Slam Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with 20 and 17 career Grand Slam titles each respectively, are ahead of 15-time major winner Novak Djokovic in total hauls....
06:12 2019-05-25

Can Ezekiel Elliott justify his historic contract? Emmitt Smith provided the blueprint. The NFL’s reigning rushing champion became the highest paid running back in league history but remains in the shadow of his Hall of Fame predecessor....
19:36 2019-09-08

Historic Hurricane Dorian batters the Bahamas with 155 mph winds, stalls crawl toward Florida The record-setting Hurricane Dorian has almost stalled over northern Bahamas, moving westward at only 1 mph Monday.        ...
18:24 2019-09-02

Cori Gauff, 15, facing idol Venus Williams in historic Wimbledon clash Cori "Coco" Gauff will face one of her idols in her historic Wimbledon debut Monday after the 15-year-old tennis star drew Venus Williams at the All England Club....
16:12 2019-07-01

West Africa's historic slave sites bear witness to brutal trade When Gambian boat captain Abdoulie Jabang ferries visitors to Kunta Kinteh island he tells them that the waves lapping the shores of the former slave site threaten to wash history away....
11:36 2019-08-29

Historic Europe Heat Wave Incinerates Records, May Speed Up Arctic Melt A historic heat wave is bringing unprecedented temperatures to Western Europe, and is poised to expand northeastward to Scandinavia and into the Arctic by late this weekend....
06:00 2019-07-25

UN chief hails victory of ‘political will’ in historic Republic of North Macedonia accord The UN-brokered agreement between Athens and Skopje to formally recognize the “Republic of North Macedonia”, is a welcome, “historical” step that should be supported by regional and international Memb...
15:24 2019-05-21

Trump report card: Explosive week with Kim meeting, jobs, historic 4th display This week’s White House Report Card finds that President Trump spent the week in truly presidential form, starting with the historic meeting inside North Korea, an unexpectedly positive jobs report an...
04:36 2019-07-07

Nadal reigns supreme to lift historic 12th French Open title "Rafael Nadal secured his 18th Grand Slam title, and 12th at Roland-Garros with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final of the French Open on Sunday."...
20:36 2019-06-09

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
01:12 2019-06-10

Djokovic saves match points, beats Federer in historic Wimbledon final Novak Djokovic saved two match points to beat Roger Federer in the longest Wimbledon singles final ever and the first to feature a tiebreak in the final set. He won his fifth Wimbledon title and 16th ...
04:12 2019-07-15

'CBS This Morning': Gayle King praises 'seamless transition,' Norah O'Donnell 'sleeps in' Monday welcomed the first episode of the new "CBS This Morning" lineup, featuring Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil.        ...
18:24 2019-05-21

| Sudan's Bashir 'got $90m from Saudi royals' Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's corruption trial....
20:36 2019-08-19

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
13:12 2019-06-09

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currently sweeping the north African country....
19:12 2019-06-14

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
07:36 2019-06-04

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military ru...
09:24 2019-06-10

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 dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
20:00 2019-06-15

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur region of Sudan earlier this week....
07:01 2019-06-14

| Sudan PM to announce new cabinet 'within 48 hours' Sudan's new premier will unveil the first cabinet since veteran leader Omar al-Bashir's overthrow within 48 hours, the country's ruling body says, after the transition process was hit by delays....
00:48 2019-09-04

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN Security Council plans to hold a closed door meetin...
02:12 2019-06-04

30 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in At least two protestors have died and several others been injured injured in Sudan, after the military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union....
00:48 2019-06-04

Sudan: Deportations to an embattled country After the military council used brutal force against civilian protesters, the situation in Sudan has continued to escalate. Now German politicians are debating if rejected asylum seekers can still be ...
15:24 2019-06-17

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 the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a...
14:24 2019-06-15

Russia says 'extremists' in Sudan must be subdued: RIA Russia said on Thursday it opposed foreign intervention in Sudan and the authorities in Khartoum must subdue what it described as extremists, Russia's RIA news agency reported....
11:48 2019-06-06

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
13:48 2019-06-03

The Fight to Save Sudan from the Counterrevolution Revolutions are hard to launch and harder to sustain. That’s the legacy of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi, the man elected Egypt’s President following the Arab Spring demonst...
19:12 2019-06-20

Sudan plots path towards democracy Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the military have signed a constitutional declaration. The two sides are aiming to put the country on a course toward democratization, but the path will prove challe...
01:00 2019-08-06

This historic sock mill once fought Nazis and clothed astronauts. It's ready for a new chapter A hosiery mill in Nashville was once the city's biggest business, fighting Nazis and clothing options. Now the site prepares for its next chapter.        ...
14:24 2019-05-30

NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing with Live TV Broadcast, Events NASA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars with a live, two-hour television broadcast Friday, July 19, a...
03:24 2019-07-03

Taylor Swift Celebrates Pride Month By Giving Surprise Performance at Historic Stonewall Inn Taylor Swift is making a "Gorgeous" statement with her latest surprise performance. After dropping her new song, "You Need to Calm Down," on Friday, the singer made her......
12:48 2019-06-15

‘Historic’ Halifax seawall being redeveloped as municipality seeks to reduce impact of climate change Construction crews could be seen hard at work at the Horshoe Island Park seawall this week as they continued their efforts to prepare the municipality's sea walls...
06:24 2019-07-11

Proud to be an American? Gallup poll hits historic low of 45% ahead of Fourth of July holiday The highest readings on record, of 69% and 79%, occurred between 2002 and 2004, according to Gallup.        ...
06:48 2019-07-03

Texas men arrested after allegedly damaging headstones at historic cemetery, causing $120G in damage Two men have been charged with vandalizing a historic cemetery in Texas earlier this month, leaving behind an estimated $120,000 worth of damage, according to reports....
04:24 2019-08-27

Shibuno leads Women’s British Open on major debut as Ko chases historic treble • Japanese 20-year-old Shibuno leads Ashleigh Buhai by two shots• South Korea’s Ko four shots back and chasing third major of 2019That Ko Jin-young could enter illustrious company on Sunday feels like...
03:24 2019-08-04

Gordon Brand Jr., part of Europe's historic Ryder Cup team in 1987, dies at 60 Golfer Gordon Brand Jr. has died at 60. He played on the European Tour from 1982-2006, winning eight times, and was part of two Ryder Cups.        ...
22:24 2019-08-01

India election: Narendra Modi poised for historic landslide, early results suggest The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader expected to have brushed aside economic woes to claim another term India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, is on track for a historic landslide election ...
07:48 2019-05-23

Felicity Huffman's sentencing date has arrived in historic college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman will become the first parent sentenced in the nation's college admissions scandal in what could be a precedent-setting decision.        ...
17:48 2019-09-13

USC and United Airlines announce new naming-rights deal for historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum The football field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be named after its corporate sponsor, the University of Southern California and United Airlines announced Friday as part of a new 10-year a...
03:24 2019-06-08

Watch: Simone Biles hits historic triple-double move, wins U.S. title Team USA gymnastics phenom Simone Biles became the first person in history to attempt and land a triple-double dismount during her sixth all-around title victory at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships....
18:00 2019-08-12

Homeland chief cuts deal to stop historic flow of illegal immigrants from Guatemala Guatemala, which has lost over 1% of its population to the United States via illegal immigration since just September, has signed a deal with President Trump’s Homeland Security chief to stop the surg...
02:24 2019-05-29

Danish City embraces historic roots by replacing traffic lights with images of vikings A Danish city is certainly embracing its heritage by changing the pedestrian crossing traffic lights to reflect it’s viking roots.        ...
00:24 2019-08-28

Cleveland Cavaliers make historic hire of Cal women's coach Lindsay Gottlieb The Cavaliers have hired University of California, Berkeley women's basketball head coach Lindsay Gottlieb to be an assistant on John Beilein's staff.       ...
05:36 2019-06-13

Trump steps into North Korea in historic DMZ visit, agrees to resume nuclear talks President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un and stepped across the border into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. President done set foot on North Korean soil....
15:00 2019-06-30

Ilhan Omar and Muslim Members of Congress Host Historic Iftar on Capitol Hill Over the last three years, American politics have been shaped by a White House that has made a habit and sport of attacking Muslims in the U.S. and abroad with hateful rhetoric and policies. But that ...
23:12 2019-05-21

Andy Ruiz Jr springs historic upset of Anthony Joshua for unified heavyweight title Unfancied challenger spoils Joshua’s US debut with huge upsetAs it happened: Bryan Graham on a stunning night of boxingAndy Ruiz Jr sprung one of the biggest upsets in the history of the heavyweight d...
06:00 2019-06-02

UK government borrowing misses targets; historic German bond sale – business live UK borrowing is rising faster than expected this year, as government spending outpaces incomeLatest: UK surplus weaker than hopedSurplus of £1.3bn in July misses forecast of £2.7bnJuly should be a str...
17:36 2019-08-21

UK government borrowing misses targets; historic German bond sale - business live UK borrowing is rising faster than expected this year, as government spending outpaces incomeLatest: UK surplus weaker than hopedSurplus of £1.3bn in July misses forecast of £2.7bnJuly should be a str...
14:24 2019-08-21

How to Use a Slide Rule I’ve always felt a little left out of the traditional nerd stereotypes. I don’t wear glasses, my lady clothes have no real pockets so I can’t use a pocket protector, and I was born well after the reig...
21:36 2019-06-14

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power....
17:48 2019-06-15

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rule in a country that has been embroiled in a deadly ...
12:48 2019-07-05

| UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transi...
04:00 2019-06-28

South Sudan struggling to ramp up oil production after war JUBA, South Sudan — Oil-rich South Sudan is struggling to increase production of crude several months after the end of its civil war and the political upheaval in neighboring Sudan is in part to blame...
21:24 2019-05-29

| Sudan 'civil disobedience' campaign enters day two A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead....
23:12 2019-06-10

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military's ouster Sudan's pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice....
13:36 2019-06-06

UK foreign minister condemns Sudan sit-in dispersal The United Kingdom's foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, condemned on Monday the violent dispersal of a sit-in protest outside the Sudanese Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
18:00 2019-06-03

How Sudan’s Army Will Share Power Following Violence It took months of mass protests and cost scores of lives, but Sudan is edging closer to what opponents of ousted President Omar al-Bashir demanded when they first went to the streets last year. Bashir...
04:36 2019-08-23

A timeline of key events in Sudan's unfinished revolution Sudan's security forces violently dispersed on Monday the camp at the center of the protest movement that in April forced the army to remove Sudan's strongman, Omar al-Bashir, after 30 years of rule —...
23:12 2019-06-03

UAE is watching Sudan developments with concern: statement United Arab Emirates is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and supports the continuation of a dialogue between the different parties, the UAE foreign ministry said in a statement publis...
04:24 2019-06-06

Sudan’s rebels want a role in transitional government A Sudanese rebel alliance says it should be represented in the transitional government formed by the military and the pro-democracy movement following an agreement reached earlier this month...
16:48 2019-08-14

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar Sudan’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country’s envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Sudanese authorities shut down its Khartoum ...
17:24 2019-06-01

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in terror, overwhelming doctors....
21:48 2019-06-07

How Sudan Is Moving on After Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April didn’t usher in peace. Instead, the military council th...
21:48 2019-07-05

Seven killed as protesters return to streets of Sudan Seven people have been killed and more than 180 wounded across Sudan as protesters returned to the streets to call for the ruling military council to hand power to the people....
07:36 2019-07-01

Sudan protesters announce new protests in mid-July Sudan's main opposition coalition on Monday announced plans to step up protests this month to pressure the military council to hand over power to civilians, and blamed the council for the death of nin...
23:24 2019-07-01

Sudan names first government since al-Bashir ouster A former World Bank economist will join Sudan's first female foreign minister in the country's first government since the overthrow of longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir, the new prime minister has said....
03:00 2019-09-06

Ex-president cronies tried to break him out of jail in Sudan Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir appeared in a Khartoum court for the first day of his high-profile corruption trial on Monday, against a backdrop of heightened security following a failed atte...
16:00 2019-08-22

Sudan detains nine soldiers after protesters killed Sudan's military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), the country's most powerful paramilitary group, have been dismissed and detained in connection...
22:24 2019-08-02

Al-Jazeera says Sudan officials allow it back into Khartoum The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says Sudanese authorities have allowed the re-opening of its bureau in Khartoum after it was closed over two months ago...
17:48 2019-08-16

Three dead as Sudan police try to disperse protest A group of Sudanese doctors has said that security forces used live rounds on peaceful protesters. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President O...
10:00 2019-06-03

Ethiopian PM visits Sudan in bid to mediate crisis Ethiopia’s prime minister has met with Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders in a bid to revive negotiations amid a crackdown on demonstrations that has killed more than 100 people since Monday...
20:36 2019-06-07

Ethiopia tries to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister sought to mediate Sudan's political crisis on Friday, urging military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in resolving their standoff since the overthrow of ...
21:48 2019-06-07

South Sudan's independent media under pressure Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their freedom. Many choose to abandon either the country or their ...
13:12 2019-07-09

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al-Bashir's ouster....
05:24 2019-06-04

Sudan's Bashir charged for protestors' deaths Sudan's Public Prosecutor Office has instructed expedited charges be bought against former President Omar al-Bashir in the killing of protestors, according to a statement released to CNN on Monday....
15:36 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Sudan needs up to $10 billion in aid to rebuild economy, new PM says Sudan needs $8 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged economy after months of political turmoil, its new prime minister said on Saturday....
03:24 2019-08-25

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
16:24 2019-06-05

| Sudan talks enter day two as key issue still unresolved Talks between Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders, held after weeks of standoff following a deadly crackdown on protesters, enter a second day Thursday with the key issue of forming a new gove...
21:12 2019-07-04

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
10:01 2019-06-05

| African Union lifts suspension of Sudan The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of Sudan's membership in the bloc, ending a three-month freeze that had been in place pending the installation of a civilian-led government after the r...
15:12 2019-09-07

Militiamen in Sudan raped men and women, says eyewitness Demonstrators in Sudan have been demanding a transition to a civilian government. An eyewitness reports on sexual atrocities committed during the dispersal of a sit-in outside the army’s headquarters ...
21:36 2019-06-09

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal Sudan's ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week....
12:36 2019-06-14

ICC prosecutor: Sudan authorities should hand over ex-leader The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged Sudan's transitional authorities on Wednesday to hand over or prosecute ousted President Omar al-Bashir and four others for alleged war c...
21:36 2019-06-19

Sudan activists say internet restored after crackdown Sudanese activists say internet service has been restored in the country, after a weekslong blackout imposed during a deadly crackdown earlier last month...
17:24 2019-07-10

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
10:12 2019-06-10

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
12:48 2019-06-09

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
17:36 2019-07-17

The Latest: Sudan protesters say 40 killed since dispersal KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers say the k...
22:24 2019-06-04

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' committee close to demonstrators said....
12:48 2019-06-03

| Sudan's PM calls for US to drop 'terror' blacklisting Sudan's new premier has called for the United States to drop his country from its state sponsors of terrorism list, insisting it was crucial to economic revival....
22:12 2019-09-04

| Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in Sudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dead and hundreds wounded....
06:48 2019-06-14

Donald Trump becomes first US President to step into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un arranged on Twitter Donald Trump has become the first US President to step into North Korea after meeting Kim Jong Un at the border in a last-minute meeting arranged via Twitter....
09:48 2019-06-30

Mini golf installation at historic English church irks critics: 'Don’t you dare pretend it’s still a cathedral' The second-oldest cathedral in England installed a miniature golf course inside as an "innovative" way to attract more visitors — and it's not being applauded as a hole-in-one idea....
04:36 2019-08-07

Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker hig...
18:36 2019-06-22

Tiger Roll will target historic Grand National treble, trainer Gordon Elliott confirms Two-time Grand National winner Tiger Roll will target a historic hat-trick of wins in the Aintree race this season, trainer Gordon Elliott has confirmed....
19:00 2019-09-06

Homes of the week: an Essex countryside mansion, a Thameside penthouse and a historic one-bedroom terrace house Homes for sale in the spotlight this week include a riverside penthouse overlooking Tower Bridge, a countryside mansion and a historic one-bedroom terrace house in Acton....
14:48 2019-08-21