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Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry

Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in forest burning would be severely punished....

Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry

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Indonesia sends thousands of security personnel to combat forest fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of military and police to douse forest fires after declaring an emergency in six provinces on the island of Sumatra and in the province of Kalimantan on Borneo, a disaster mitigation official said on Wednesday....
23:51, 2019-07-31

EU sets up fleet to combat forest fires Several European countries have been hit by forest fires over the past two years, in which more than 300 people have died. The EU is building up a fleet of fire-fighting aircraft which it hopes will prevent more fires....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Indonesia president makes moratorium on forest clearance permanent Indonesian President Joko Widodo has issued a permanent moratorium on new forest clearance for activities such as palm plantations or logging, the environment minister said on Thursday....
16:51, 2019-08-08

Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become permanent, the environment minister said on Wednesday....
13:51, 2019-06-12

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than by current climate change.  ...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Putin sends military to fight Siberia forest fires Russian president reacts as 3m hectares burn and state of emergency covers five regionsThe Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has called in the army to fight the forest fires that have been raging across vast expanses of Siberia for days, enveloping entire cities in black smoke.Environmentalists hav...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Putin orders Russian military to fight forest fires in Siberia The Russian military on Wednesday joined efforts to fight forest fires that have engulfed nearly 30,000 square kilometers of territory in Siberia and the Russian Far East....
08:51, 2019-08-01

Indonesian president warns of long dry season, potential forest fires Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered ministers and regional heads to take anticipative steps to mitigate risks of crop failure and forest fire due to the El Nino dry weather phenomenon this year....
09:34, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 3-Trump officials see no Chinese concessions for tariff delays amid market rout China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient....
03:00, 2019-08-15

President Donald Trump calls Russian leader Vladimir Putin to offer help with Siberia forest fires U.S. President Donald Trump has offered assistance to the Russian government with fighting multiple forest fires that have blackened millions of acres in recent weeks, the White House said Thursday....
18:51, 2019-08-01

Indonesia to Deploy Thousands of Security Personnel to Combat Haze-Causing Fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of security personnel to fight fires after a state of emergency was declared in six provinces, an official from the disaster management agency said Wednesday. Nearly 6,000 military, police and disaster mitigation officers will be dispatched, while aircraft will also ...
19:51, 2019-08-01

METALS-Nickel extends gains amid Indonesia supply disruption Nickel prices rose further on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked supply concerns about the stainless steel ingredient....
06:00, 2019-06-17

Erdoğan fires Turkey's bank governor amid ongoing recession Murat Çetinkaya replaced with deputy over alleged refusal to cut interest ratesTurkey has fired its central bank governor as policy differences between the government and the bank deepen in the face of an economic slump, volatility in the lira currency and high inflation.Murat Çetinkaya, who had bee...
15:17, 2019-07-06

North Korea fires 'unidentified projectiles' amid missile test fears NORTH Korea is feared to have carried out a fresh missile test after at least two "unidentified projectiles" were detected being launched from the rogue state....
01:01, 2019-07-25

Scaramucci fires back at Trump on Twitter amid feud: 'You are losing your fastball' Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci and President Trump have been exchanging fire in recent days, with "The Mooch" telling the president, "you are losing your fastball."...
07:00, 2019-08-13

Hank Haney fires back at Tiger Woods amid controversy over LPGA remarks Hank Haney, the former swing coach of Tiger Woods and a radio host who was suspended for making insensitive remarks about LPGA golfers, fired back at the legendary golfer Tuesday....
17:34, 2019-06-05

CHEAP: Lose some timber with this Lenovo fitness wearable, now 40% off Fitness wearables sit on a scale. On one hand, you’ve got miniature supercomputers that can do almost everything. That’s your Apple Watch or preferred WearOS device. And then you’ve got the most basic ones that tell the time, track steps, and that’s about it. Sometimes, you just want something strai...
23:34, 2019-06-01

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. (AP) — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 million. The Clarion Ledger reports New Orleans attorney Alysson Mills filed the lawsuit last week. The lawsuit says the store’s employees were ...
13:51, 2019-05-30

North Korea fires more projectiles amid preparations for U.S.-South Korea military exercises Monday's launch was North Korea's fourth test in less than two weeks –highlighting the stalled negotiations between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.        ...
15:17, 2019-08-06

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now Indonesia is sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials.        ...
01:51, 2019-07-10

Oil rises after report on possible China talks concessions Oil prices rose early Friday trailing equity gains late Thursday that followed a report about possible concessions ahead in U.S. trade talks with China....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could suffer....
16:34, 2019-07-19

Palm Phone Review Palm’s back into the fold, being brought back to life after Chinese maker TCL, the same company that bought the rights to manufacture BlackBerry smartphones, purchased the Palm trademark from HP back in 2014. Even though the brand has been resurrected, this is a totally different Palm from the one w...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Why paying with your palm could be the new way to shop Paying for your shopping could be about to get even simpler thanks to new technology from Fujitsu.The Japanese giant has shown off new biometric payment technology that will do away the need not just for cash at the checkout, but possibly debit or credit cards as well.Instead, Fujitsu’s ...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Mexican president says won't cancel mining concessions, or grant new ones Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that his administration will not cancel any current mining concessions, but added that no new mining concessions will be handed out either....
16:34, 2019-08-12

GSK offers concessions to address EU concerns over Pfizer deal GlaxoSmithKline has offered concessions to address EU antitrust concerns over its planned joint venture with Pfizer's consumer health business, the European Commission said on Thursday....
10:34, 2019-06-20

Bipartisan bill would handcuff Trump on China concessions Senators are introducing a bipartisan bill that would clamp down on U.S. companies from doing business with Chinese tech giant Huawei, the latest effort to ensure President Donald Trump takes a hard line in his trade talks with China.Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) are leading...
15:00, 2019-07-16

Protesters return to streets in Honduras, despite president's concessions Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez's decision to repeal decrees that have sparked violent demonstrations against his government in recent days failed to stop protesters from returning to the streets on Monday....
03:34, 2019-06-04

Berger: No discussions had over giving Aston Martin DTM concessions DTM boss Gerhard Berger says there have not been discussions over handing the R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad concession breaks to allow it to catch up to Audi and BMW...
20:34, 2019-07-16

Trump is giving Kim Jong Un major concessions — and may now be asking for less in return A new report suggests the administration may be entertaining a "freeze" in North Korea's nuclear program, rather than full denuclearization. National security adviser John Bolton sought to deny it....
19:00, 2019-07-01

Europeans now burn more palm oil in their cars than they eat Palm oil consumption in the EU jumped by 7 per cent in 2017 because it is increasingly used as a biofuel – driving the destruction of orangutans’ habitat...
18:17, 2019-05-21

EU will limit the use of palm oil as car fuel but won’t stop it The European Union will make only minor tweaks to “renewable” energy policies that are actually increasing greenhouse gas emissions and driving deforestation...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Novelis offers concessions to address EU concerns about Aleris deal U.S. aluminium producer Novelis has offered concessions in a bid to address EU antitrust concerns over its $2.6 billion bid for aluminium producer Aleris, a filing on the European Commission site showed on Monday....
12:34, 2019-08-12

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger.        ...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong introduces concessions to extradition bill, but critics say not enough Hong Kong will make concessions to a controversial extradition bill, Security Secretary John Lee said on Thursday, but opposition lawmakers called for the legislation, which they fear will extend Beijing's reach into the city, to be scrapped....
15:34, 2019-05-30

Progressives seek concessions from Pelosi over massive defense bill House Democratic leaders eager to pass a massive $733 billion defense bill this week must first win over frustrated progressives who are still stinging from their loss on last month’s bitter border spending fight.The Democratic caucus’ most prominent liberals, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Pramila Ja...
02:17, 2019-07-10

Sanders seeks 'concessions' from gun owners, though '99.9%' would never commit mass shootings Sen. Bernie Sanders says “99.9 percent of gun owners” would never commit gun violence, but wants them to make “concessions” following the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
19:51, 2019-08-08

Mexican president hints at migration concessions to defuse U.S. trade spat _____ MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s president on Saturday hinted his country could tighten migration controls to defuse U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, and said he expected “good results” from talks planned in Washington next week. Trump said on Thur...
19:51, 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Novelis offers concessions to address EU concerns about Aleris deal U.S. aluminium producer Novelis has offered concessions to address EU antitrust concerns over its $2.6 billion bid for aluminium producer Aleris , a filing on the European Commission website showed on Monday....
12:34, 2019-08-12

France Pushes Fiat Chrysler for Concessions to Support Renault Deal The French government is seeking concessions from Fiat Chrysler in return for supporting the Italian-American car maker’s proposed merger with Renault....
12:00, 2019-06-04

Total to move ahead with using palm oil at biodiesel refinery Total is set to start up a biodiesel refinery using palm oil whose planned launch last summer sparked opposition from farmers producing vegetable oil and from environmental activists....
22:51, 2019-05-30

Nestlé plans blockchain pilot for its palm oil, but it won’t run on IBM tech Nestlé has bragged it’s the first major food and beverage company to announce a blockchain pilot that will allow consumers to track product sustainability and provenance. The company’s DLT program will start by tracing milk from producers in New Zealand to Nestlé’s factories and warehouses in the Mi...
17:00, 2019-07-02

Malaysia takes aim at school over ‘anti-palm oil propaganda’ KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia will take action against an international school for spreading “anti-palm oil propaganda”, the education ministry said on Wednesday, in a sign of Kuala Lumpur’s aggressive efforts to defend a big agricultural export. Malaysia, the second-largest palm oil producer after ...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Palm is selling an unlocked version of its tiny smartphone As much as Palm's tiny phone has improved over the past several months, there's still been one glaring limitation: you've had to use it on Verizon (Engadget's parent company) in the US. You won't have to be quite so picky after today. Palm has open......
15:00, 2019-06-18

Malaysia to take action against school over 'anti-palm oil propaganda' Malaysia will take action against an international school for spreading "anti-palm oil propaganda", the education ministry said on Wednesday, in a sign of Kuala Lumpur's aggressive efforts to defend a big agricultural export....
01:34, 2019-07-04

Mexican foreign secretary denies Trump’s claim of secret concessions in agreement Three days after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, the two countries appear unable to agree on exactly what’s in it....
08:34, 2019-06-11

How to get reservations at Taco Bell’s insane Palm Springs resort Checking in! Reservations will soon be available for the vacation spot of your dreams (or nightmares). Taco Bell’s “The Bell Hotel and Resort,” a themed attraction where you can get taco-inspired nail art and rest your head on hot sauce packet pillows, will open up reservations at 1 p.m. Thursday, J...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Setback for EU fighter jets as Malaysia bets on palm oil barter Hamstrung by huge public debt, Malaysia is planning to use palm oil to buy military equipment, including fighter jets. European defense companies are not enthused about Kuala Lumpur's latest attempt at barter trade....
22:00, 2019-05-29

Orangutan numbers drop as much as 30% in Malaysian palm oil estate forests - WWF Orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30% in 15 years, but the overall population of the species in the area is stable, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Crews battle palm tree fire in Green Valley TUCSON –  Fire crews are battling a palm tree fire in Green Valley Monday afternoon. According to Green Valley Fire District, the fire ignited on a tree in the 1800 block of West Placita De Agosto near Via Nuvo Leon and Camino Del Sol. Southern GV currently experiencing a heavy monsoonal down...
04:34, 2019-07-23

| WATCH | The 'gift' of Tunisia's delicate date palm drink As soon as the sun is up, people in southern Tunisia rush out to buy a glass or bottle of legmi, a coveted date palm drink that is too delicate to be sold far from the oasis....
06:34, 2019-08-15

There’s absolutely no reason to buy this tiny Palm phone now that the Pixel 3a exists When Google finally unveiled its Pixel 3a smartphone lineup last month, I told you that the phone isn’t supposed to be an iPhone alternative, unless you have a really old iPhone. The Pixel 3a raises the bar for mid-range devices. It’s a phone ready to deliver a great camera experience, a...
19:00, 2019-06-18

Ex-Palm Beach attorney blasts Alex Acosta over Epstein criticism A former Florida state attorney who was in office during billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal in the state slammed current Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, who on Wednesday defended his handling of the case. Barry Krischer, who was the Palm Beach attorney during Epstein’s sex-tr...
12:51, 2019-07-11

Alain Delon receives Cannes honorary Golden Palm prize The French actor is a European cinema star, famous for unforgettable roles in the 1960s. But his private life also made headlines — and Cannes Film Festival's decision to award him an honorary Palme d'Or sparked protest....
15:34, 2019-05-21

West Palm Beach uses 'Baby Shark' to keep homeless away from banquet hall Officials in West Palm Beach, Florida are playing continuous loops of children's songs to keep the homeless from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned banquet facility. ...
04:00, 2019-07-18

Warsaw’s plastic palm tree ‘dies’ to mark climate threat WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A giant plastic palm tree that has become an artistic symbol of Warsaw has “died” as part of a stunt to draw attention to climate change. Residents were surprised to see this week that the popular tree’s leaves had turned gray and were drooping, causing a buzz...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Seals remember what they just did – but only for about 18 seconds Seals and sea lions can repeat their last action on command, as long as they are asked to do so within 18 seconds , hinting at a degree of self-awareness...
22:17, 2019-07-03

Palm's $5 smartphone plan: A cellphone bill cheaper than a Netflix subscription US Mobile has partnered with the cellphone maker Palm to create a cheap smartphone plan starting at just $5 per month. Unlimited plans start at $20.       ...
16:34, 2019-08-16

Palm opens pre-orders for its standalone smartphone, offers free leather case After launching the Palm Phone as a companion to your smartphone back in November, the US company decided that it would have been better to offer it as a standalone phone. In early April, Verizon started to sell the Palm Phone as a standalone smartphone, so you wouldn't need a second phone.Today, th...
20:00, 2019-06-18

Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein partied together. Then an oceanfront Palm Beach mansion came between them. Trump has not said why his relationship with Epstein ruptured, only that it happened about 15 years ago. At the time, the two men were squaring off over a real estate deal....
01:51, 2019-08-01

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border, numerous signs that Mexico would capitulate emerged Thursday -- but it remained unclear Friday morning wh...
08:51, 2019-06-07

Mars, Nestle, other food companies face complaints of forced labor at palm oil supplier In another supply chain controversy for chocolate makers, petitions filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection ask for a ban on the Malaysian company's palm oil and any products containing it. Company officials say they have taken steps to eradicate labor abuses....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
20:00, 2019-07-18

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska's west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in "unusually large numbers."...
22:34, 2019-06-13

At least 60 ice seals found dead along northwest Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal biologists are investigating the deaths of at least 60 ice seals along Alaska’s west coast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says bearded, ringed and spotted seals were reported dead Monday in Norton Sound south of Nome. A hunter counted 18 c...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Allegiant adds 24 new routes, including a return to Palm Beach, Florida, and Fort Collins, Colorado Budget airline Allegiant plans to return to Palm Beach, Florida, and Fort Collins, Colorado, beginning in November.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-13

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain the development of a huge gap in the ice in Antarcti...
04:00, 2019-06-12

These seals are trained to sing the ‘Star Wars’ theme While some officials use marine animals for espionage, these Scottish researchers are teaching gray seals a much more relevant skill — how to sing John Williams’ iconic “Star Wars” theme. The scientists have been working with three gray seals since birth to study their voices, and ...
21:34, 2019-06-21

The Latest: Fellow SEALs say chief shot girl and old man SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Two snipers say a decorated Navy SEAL shot a young girl and an old man in Iraq in 2017. The fellow SEALS said Friday they did not see Special Oper...
04:17, 2019-06-22

| Magical Lee seals famous series win for Proteas Women Lizelle Lee smashed a second successive half-century as the Proteas Women clinched a famous series victory over Pakistan in the final T20 International....
17:51, 2019-05-23

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Wednesday....
03:34, 2019-06-13

Airbus seals deals with big buyers, following Boeing's MAX sale Airbus sealed deals with big buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back a day after a surprise order by British Airways' owner for rival Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet....
05:34, 2019-06-20

Mission accomplished as Peaty seals triple-double There were seven other swimmers standing on the blocks when Adam Peaty plunged into the pool for the 50 meters breaststroke final on Wednesday but in truth it was the clock the Briton was racing as he swept to gold at the world championships....
20:34, 2019-07-24

Van Dam seals place in Europe's Solheim Cup team Anne Van Dam of the Netherlands will make her Solheim Cup debut in September after sealing her place with a top-10 finish in the Ladies Scottish Open        ...
05:34, 2019-08-12

Scientists baffled as dozens of seals reported dead in Alaska The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska’s west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in “unusually large numbers.” The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said it’...
16:51, 2019-06-13

Aaron Hicks’ insane catch seals wild Yankees win MINNEAPOLIS — Devon White won seven Gold Gloves playing center field in the big leagues and gave Aaron Hicks some tips on playing in the middle of the outfield. In talking to Hicks, White said a good outfielder never has to dive to make a catch because they get the best jumps. Well, White would......
09:51, 2019-07-24

Le Mans 24 Hours: Kobayashi seals pole in all Toyota front row Toyota locked out its expected one-two on the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours grid after a disrupted final qualifying that prevented an early rush for fastest laps...
06:34, 2019-06-14

‘We Have a Problem’: Admiral Tells Navy SEALs to Restore Discipline After reports of misconduct in the ranks of the elite commando force, the head of Naval Special Warfare, Rear Adm. Collin P. Green, calls for immediate action....
20:34, 2019-08-02

Seals consciously reduce blood flow to their blubber before diving The dive reflex, in which blood flow to the skin is reduced, was once thought to be an entirely automatic response – but seals have worked out how to control it...
22:34, 2019-06-18

Wan-Bissaka seals meteoric rise with £45m Manchester United move Full-back is most expensive uncapped British playerWan-Bissaka: ‘I will improve every step and learn’Manchester United have completed the signing of Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace in a deal that could potentially be worth £50m. The England Under-21 international, who made his first-team debut...
19:17, 2019-06-29

Monica’s controversial own goal seals Australia’s comeback against Brazil A much-vaunted Australian side recovered from the threat of group stage ignominy in a match featuring five goals, VAR, a comeback from 2-0 down and champion players inspired by enmity for each other. Related: Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Continue reading......
22:51, 2019-06-13

Fishing industry given say in federal research on Atlantic seals, fish The work is meant to ensure management decisions for seals and sea lions are made with the best available science, in order to sustain "healthy and productive" ecosystems....
00:51, 2019-08-15

UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found. (June 21)        ...
02:00, 2019-06-22

Seals have been trained to sing the Star Wars theme - have a listen Scientists have trained grey seals to copy speech, as well as notes from music including the Star Wars theme and the nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star...
00:51, 2019-06-21

Rwanda seals Congo border after third Ebola case in Goma Rwandan authorities closed the border with the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma on Thursday for all people other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwanda, as a third case of Ebola was confirmed in Goma....
13:34, 2019-08-01

Jonathan dos Santos's strike seals Gold Cup final win for Mexico over USA El Tri take home Concacaf title after 1-0 victory in ChicagoMexico win their eighth Gold Cup with Sunday’s victoryThe US couldn’t make it two titles in one day. Hours after the US women’s team won the World Cup final, the men lost to old rivals Mexico in the deciding match of the Gold Cup. Jonathan ...
05:51, 2019-07-08

Euronext seals victory over Nasdaq by securing 61.4% in Oslo Bors Euronext said on Tuesday it had secured 61.4% of the shares in Norwegian stock exchange Oslo Bors, ending a five-month takeover battle for one of the last European independent stock market operators....
19:01, 2019-06-04

Seals have been taught to sing the 'Star Wars' theme tune Researchers at the University of St Andrews in Scotland have found that gray seals are able to mimic human speech and songs, including the theme tune from the movie "Star Wars."...
15:17, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Euronext seals victory over Nasdaq by securing 61.4% in Oslo Bors Euronext said on Tuesday it secured 61.4% of the shares in Norwegian stock exchange Oslo Bors, ending a five-month takeover battle for one of the last European independent stock market operators....
19:01, 2019-06-04

France seals 1.2 billion euro navy ship deal with Romania France's defense ministry said on Wednesday that defense firm Naval Group had won a 1.2 billion euro ($1.35 billion) contract to build four Gowind navy corvettes for Romania, as it looks to ensure security in the Black Sea....
16:34, 2019-07-03

Seals with antennas on their heads helped scientists solve an Antarctic mystery A hole of open water, called a polynya, appeared in the winter ice of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. It eventually grew to roughly twice the size of Vermont....
23:17, 2019-06-11

Eddie Gallagher says he wouldn’t trade his time in the SEALs ‘for anything’ after war crimes trial Former Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher said he has no regrets about his nearly two-decade career in the military and would do it all again, if given the chance....
01:00, 2019-07-04

Mazda seals IMSA SportsCar victory at Mosport after late restart Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez handed Mazda its second IMSA Sportscar Championship victory in as many weeks at Mosport after a heavy crash for Victor Franzoni prompted a late-race restart...
04:17, 2019-07-08

Honda makes tactical decision to break Kvyat power unit seals Honda has made the tactical decision to break the seal on Daniil Kvyat's new MGU-H and turbocharger despite having no intention to change either Formula 1 engine component...
01:51, 2019-06-22

Stipe Miocic seals his legacy with UFC heavyweight championship title over Daniel Cormier Miocic (19-3) became the most accomplished heavyweight fighter in UFC history after winning his fifth title at Saturday’s UFC 241 Heavyweight Championship....
02:17, 2019-08-19

Ellen White’s double sinks Japan and seals top spot in group for England It was not exactly a flawless performance but England head north to Valenciennes for Sunday’s last-16 game trailing a perfect record. Three wins out of three dictates that Phil Neville’s side top Group D, clearing the way for a meeting with one of the tournament’s best third-placed finishers by the ...
03:17, 2019-06-20

Gabriel Jesus seals Community Shield for Manchester City in penalty shootout Call it a phoney war, if you like, but the Community Shield suggested Manchester City and Liverpool are set for another epic battle. One point separated them last season and there was nothing between them on Sunday until City prevailed in the penalty shootout. So Pep Guardiola’s side won by the narr...
07:51, 2019-08-05

Li Ying’s volley seals vital World Cup victory for China against South Africa • Striker’s first-half goal seals points for Asian side• South Africa bottom of Group B after two matchesChina kept their hopes of qualification from Group B alive with a 1-0 win over South Africa in the Women’s World Cup.Banyana Banyana’s first finals appearance is unlikely to go further than the g...
01:34, 2019-06-14

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit science foundation to pay the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for off-duty deputies who guarded him during his work release New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services / Handout via REUTERS Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit, the Florida Science Foundation, to pay the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for off-duty deputies to guard him during his 2008 work-release program. Epstein was ...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League Final spot Cristiano Ronaldo sent a reminder of his sporting brilliance just as his country was turning its focus elsewhere, firing a spectacular hat-trick to send Portugal to the first ever Nations League final....
00:01, 2019-06-06

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in Porto....
17:34, 2019-06-06

CBOE SEALS EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH 3D MARKETS FOR BENCHMARK-PRICED TRADES WITH "GWAP" OPTIONS PRICING CHICAGO, May 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, today announced it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with 3D Markets Inc., a block options crossing network.The agreement will allow CBOE to introduce ...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Atletico Madrid 1 Getafe 0: Alvaro Morata header seals narrow victory in feisty LaLiga opener Alvaro Morata scored and also saw a penalty saved in a 1-0 win for Atletico Madrid over Getafe as both sides had a man sent off at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday night....
03:17, 2019-08-19

This Is What It's Like To Be Rescued After Your Plane Crashes In The Forest Little planes go down all the time, and it would really help people get into them if the occupants didn’t die every time one did. That’s what makes the Cirrus SR22 such a brilliant little aircraft, as it has a parachute not just for the pilot, or the passengers, but the entire damn plane. And while...
03:34, 2019-08-06

Keane leaves Nottingham Forest "Roy Keane\u0027s tenure as Nottingham Forest\u0027s assistant manager has come to an end, with the Championship club\u0027s former midfielder leaving his role on Sunday after only five months."...
21:34, 2019-06-23

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
19:34, 2019-06-10

| 500 firefighters to battle blaze in French forest More than 500 firefighters have been deployed to battle a blaze that has already destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest in southern France, the fire service said....
13:00, 2019-08-16

How Japanese Forest Bathing Can Save Your Life Walking in the woods has measurable health benefits, and professor Yoshifumi Miyazaki is studying how to spread those benefits to as many people as possible. According to his research, spending time in nature can lower your blood pressure and decrease stress hormones, with the effects of a hike last...
23:34, 2019-06-10

Vote Against Palestinian NGO Not Against Their Cause: Foreign Ministry India's vote in the UN's ECOSOC against a Palestinian NGO should not in any way be construed as a vote against the Palestinian cause, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday....
20:00, 2019-06-20

| Israel to bar visit by two US congresswomen: ministry Israel said Thursday it will bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of Palestinians, a decision in line with President Donald Trump's urgings....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Man Saved By His Dog During Tiger Attack In Madhya Pradesh Forest A man was saved by his dog after a tiger attacked him in Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh today. Pancham Gajba, 22, and his brother were returning from a forest near Paraspani village in the morning......
03:34, 2019-06-02

NC State rallies past Wake Forest 6-5 in ACC tournament Terrell Tatum's two-run infield single keyed North Carolina State's four-run ninth inning that rallied the Wolfpack past Wake Forest 6-5 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament        ...
08:17, 2019-05-24

Forest the size of the US could stop climate change - study Planting an area the size of the US with trees would be the most effective way to combat change, according to a study published in the journal Science....
06:51, 2019-07-05

Nottingham Forest v West Brom: Championship – live! Championship updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offLamouchi up for challenge in ‘world’s worst league’Get in touch! Email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 6.05pm BST 34 mins: Adomah tries to take on the rookie Ferguson but the debutant shows he is up to the task, perfectly timing a sliding challenge to dispo...
19:17, 2019-08-03

Nottingham Forest 1-2 West Brom: Championship – as it happened Kyle Edwards and Matt Phillips made the most of Aro Muric mistakes to earn West Brom the victory at Nottingham Forest 8.10pm BST Related: Bizarre goal from Matt Phillips earns West Brom narrow win over Forest 7.42pm BST Thanks for joining me. Especially to any Baggies fans in Spain.I am off. Bye. ...
10:00, 2019-08-04

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers and parents have howled for Ben Sherman’s removal for months, arguing that he oversaw and ena...
00:17, 2019-06-04

Firefighters battle forest blaze in central Spain With 38C forecast, emergency services work to contain fire in Castilla-La Mancha and Madrid regionFirefighters in central Spain are battling strong winds and high temperatures as they struggle to control a fire that has already destroyed over 5,000 acres in the provinces of Castilla-La Mancha and Ma...
22:51, 2019-06-30

Leeds United 1-1 Nottingham Forest: Championship – as it happened 3.07pm BST That’s all from Elland Road. Plenty to discuss for both sets of fans as they make their way home. Thanks for joining us! 2.59pm BST And we have a match report for you of today’s Elland Road stalemate. Note the picture of the Forest goal which resembles a scene from a Vietnam movie or a st...
17:17, 2019-08-10

Fly Through The Forbidden Forest On New 'Harry Potter' Roller Coaster Happy Potter fans have something to rejoice about after Universal Studios Orlando's new 'Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure' ride opened on Thursday to a hugely appreciative response....
13:00, 2019-06-19

Yoga teacher rescued after two weeks alone in Hawaiian forest Rescue crews found the yoga instructor who went missing for two weeks in a Hawaiian forest — and revealed she lived on plants and water to survive. Amanda Eller, 35, was found late Friday, 16 days after she went missing during a hike on the Makawao Forest Reserve trail in Maui. Her car was found......
22:00, 2019-05-25

419-million-year-old fossilized forest discovered in China The fossilized remains of a 419-million-year-old forest have been found in China, giving researchers new insights into a time when life began to emerge from the sea. The site, which is approximately the size of 35 soccer fields (250,000 square meters, or 2.6 million square feet), was discovered near...
19:34, 2019-08-10

Roy Keane leaves Nottingham Forest after five months at club Keane wants to focus on his own managerial careerDeparture from City Ground described as amicableRoy Keane’s brief return to Nottingham Forest is over after he informed Martin O’Neill he wants to leave the club to try to resurrect his own managerial career.Keane has been working as O’Neill’s assista...
18:17, 2019-06-23

U.S. forest firefighting icon Smokey Bear turns 75 Smokey Bear, the cartoon mascot for one of the longest-running public service advertising campaigns in America, warning of wildfire dangers, turned 75 on Friday....
06:51, 2019-08-10

419 million-year-old fossilized forest discovered in China The fossilized-remains of a 419 million-year-old forest have been found in China, giving researchers new insights into a time when life began to emerge from the sea....
18:51, 2019-08-09

Storm uncovers 4,500-year-old prehistoric forest in Wales A mysterious prehistoric forest has risen again on a Welsh beach thanks to Storm Hannah. The collection of ancient tree stumps had been buried under water and sand more than 4,500 years ago and now people are connecting it to an ancient legend about a “sunken civilization.” The forest is...
21:17, 2019-05-28

1,000 Employees Sacked From Home Ministry In 5 Years More than 1,000 employees have been sacked by the Home Ministry in the last five years on the grounds of lack of integrity and ineffectiveness in public interest, union minister of state for Home,......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Defence Ministry To Look Into Issue Of Tax On Disability Pension The issue of tax on disability pension for military personnel was today raised in the Lok Sabha by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh saying his ministry will......
23:00, 2019-06-27

Tourism Ministry To Soon Address Complaints On Twitter Tourists may soon be able to tweet their grievances to the authorities concerned for speedy redressal as the Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a dedicated social media-based platform on the lines......
01:34, 2019-07-05

PM Modi's Government Forms New Jal Shakti Ministry: What It Does The Jal Shakti Ministry will encompass issues ranging from international and inter-states water disputes, the Namami Gange project - which is a flagship initiative to clean the river, its tributaries......
20:51, 2019-05-31

Jal Shakti Ministry Gets Rs 28,261 Crore Budget Allocation The Jal Shakti Ministry, which is executing the government's mission to provide clean and piped drinking water to every household in the country, has been earmarked Rs 28,261.59 crore in the budget......
20:51, 2019-07-05

DoT Said to Consult Home Ministry, PMO on Huawei in 5G Trials DoT will consult with the Home Ministry and the PMO before taking a final call on allowing Huawei to take part in the upcoming 5G spectrum-based field trials, an official source said....
17:00, 2019-06-07

Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit’s Roman Catholic archdiocese removes a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a “credible allegation” that he had abused a child decades ago. (July 8)        ...
10:17, 2019-07-08

Vergne seals back-to-back FE titles as Frijns wins New York finale Jean-Eric Vergne sealed the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E drivers title despite finishing down in seventh place in the second New York race, which was won by Robin Frijns...
09:17, 2019-07-15

MS-13 gang members 'hacked victims with machetes in California forest' Federal racketeering indictment charges 22 people with nearly 200 crimes, including ‘heinous, horrible and cruel’ killings Prosecutors in Los Angeles have accused members and associates of the MS-13 gang of seven murders, including several in which victims were hacked to death with machetes in a sou...
01:51, 2019-07-17

Hiker missing in Hawaii for more than two weeks found alive in forest _____ A 35-year-old hiker who was missing for more than two weeks was found alive on Friday in a Hawaiian forest, the woman’s mother confirmed to NBC News affiliate KHNL in Honolulu. Amanda Eller was reported missing in Maui on May 9 after she didn’t return from the Makawao Forest Reserv...
23:17, 2019-05-25

Italian forest rangers on the hunt of 'escape genius' bear Animal climbed over three electric fences and four-metre high barrier to escapeItalian forest rangers are on the hunt for a bear that has been described as an “escape genius” after managing to climb over three electric fences and a four-metre high barrier at a wildlife enclosure in the northern prov...
17:17, 2019-07-16

Man’s arm eaten alive by aggressive bug that’s like ‘forest fire burning your skin’ When teacher Chris Gordon woke up with a warm, tennis ball-sized bump on his elbow, he went to get checked out by his GP. At first, he was told that he might have cellulitis – a kind of inflammatory infection in the deeper layers of the skin. Because it’s not that serious, the doctor sent......
01:34, 2019-05-25

Woman found alive in Hawaii forest says she struggled not to give up Amanda Eller, who went missing on 8 May during a hike in the Makawao Forest Reserve, said she fell off a cliff during her ordealA woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui on Friday after going missing when out hiking more than two weeks ago has said she struggled not to give up. Amanda Eller to...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Woman found alive after two weeks in Hawaii forest park Amanda Eller was spotted in the bed of a creek on Maui island by helicopter search teamA woman has been found alive in a forest on Hawaii’s Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago. Amanda Eller was found injured in the Makawao Forest Reserve, the Maui News reported on Friday. Continu...
13:34, 2019-05-25

Storm Reveals 4,500-Year-Old Forest of a ‘Sunken Kingdom’ in Wales A storm has revealed an amazing sight on a beach in Wales. High gusts of winds have exposed an ancient forest of dead trees that are 4,500 years old. These submerged trees are believed to have inspired a legend about a sunken kingdom that has played a very important part in Welsh mythology. The Reve...
22:17, 2019-05-24

After coal, forest-rich Finland will need to import biomass to keep warm Finland faces having to import biomass because, despite being Europe's most densely forested country, it will be unable to meet an expected 70% rise in demand for the fuel after it phases out coal....
14:17, 2019-05-28

Country diary: spellbound in the forest, I see Herne's horned head Castle Howard, North Yorkshire: A trick of the light evokes the prehistoric shaman’s powerWhen the Wild Hunt erupts from the pages of Susan Cooper’s magnificent novel The Dark Is Rising, the throng is led by the towering, antlered figurehead of Herne the Hunter. It’s cacophonous, end-of-days stuff –...
07:34, 2019-08-03

73-year-old hiker missing for a week in California forest is rescued _____ A 73-year-old hiker reported missing one week ago was found alive, rescued by helicopter and taken to a hospital Saturday, officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Eugene Jo became separated from a group hike in the mountains above La Cañada Flintridge and June 22...
20:17, 2019-06-30

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that raised red flags for environmental groups....
03:34, 2019-06-13

137 More Giant Artifacts Found in Deep Forest Around the Plain of Jars The Plain of Jars in the Xieng Khouang plain of Laos is a curious phenomenon that has had archaeologists and the like scratching their heads for years. The unusual site has thousands of megalithic stone jars scattered across nearly one hundred sites deep in the mountains of northern Laos, and has fa...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are already evacuated. Fire spokesman Dick Fleishman said Saturday the fire in Tonto National Forest ne...
20:34, 2019-06-22

Forest twice size of UK destroyed in decade for big consumer brands – report Greenpeace estimates 50m hectares cleared by 2020, warning companies must evolve to prevent ‘climate breakdown’An area twice the size of the UK has been destroyed for products such as palm oil and soy over the last decade, according to analysis by Greenpeace International.In 2010, members of the Con...
09:17, 2019-06-11

Forest Service issues review of Rosemont Copper mine PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Forest Service has issued its draft environmental review of a proposed underground copper mine in the mountains east of Phoenix, saying it favors the one of six alternatives that would keep the project’s tailings in a more remote area off federal land. The release...
04:34, 2019-08-11

Climate activist Thunberg visits disputed German forest Climate activist Greta Thunberg has visited the ancient Hambach Forest in western Germany that’s at risk of being destroyed for a nearby mine and has been the focus of protests by environmentalists...
14:17, 2019-08-10

Forest Fire prevention icon Smokey Bear is turning 75 CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — There will be 75 candles on his birthday cake and Smokey Bear still hopes none of them start a forest fire. The icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the U.S. is being honored with birthday parties around the country this week, a celebration that includes a soc...
23:51, 2019-08-09

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are demanding that chimpanzees be protected before it is too late....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Fire consumes 6,000 acres in Tonto National Forest in Arizona https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/weather/2018/08/03/caption/why-wildfires-are-becoming-the-new-normal-tcal-orig.cnn_2203895_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – Firefighters are still working to contain a fast-moving wildfire in the Tonto National Forest in Arizona. #MountainFire remained active...
21:34, 2019-06-08

Nottingham Forest scramble point at Leeds with Grabban goal Leeds had to settle for a point despite dominating large periods of their 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest. Pablo Hernández scored his second goal of the season, but Lewis Grabban’s scrambled goal cancelled it out – Forest’s only effort on target.United bossed proceedings from start to finish but wer...
17:17, 2019-08-10

Forest Fire A Serious Issue, Pray For Rain: Supreme Court The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on June 24 a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand, saying "it is an serious issue and in the......
07:01, 2019-06-19

Nottingham Forest sack manager O'Neill, bring in Lamouchi "Nottingham Forest have sacked manager Martin O\u0027Neill after five months in charge, replacing him with former Stade Rennes boss Sabri Lamouchi, the Championship club said on Friday."...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Assault On Woman Forest Officer "Cannot Be Tolerated": Prakash Javadekar Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that the Centre has taken the assault on a woman forest officer by the brother of a Telangana Rashtra Samithi lawmaker in Asifabad district of......
13:17, 2019-07-01

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
03:17, 2019-06-01

"A Lot To Hide": CPI-M Criticises Finance Ministry On Media Restrictions The CPI(M) has criticised the Finance Ministry's alleged restriction on the entry of journalists into its premises, saying the government has a "lot to hide"....
15:17, 2019-07-10

Slowdown Review On Cards; Finance Ministry To Automakers The current downturn has hit the Indian automotive market hard and the Finance Ministry assures automotive manufacturers that it will look into the situation and find remedies....
12:51, 2019-08-08

First parts of Russian S-400 system delivered to Turkey: ministry The first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defense system were delivered to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Turkish defense ministry said, a development set to escalate tensions with the United States which has warned of sanctions over the deal....
11:17, 2019-07-12

Telecom Ministry to Start Identifying New Spectrum Bands for 5G Department of Telecom will start identifying and making available new spectrum bands for access and backhaul segments for timely deployment and growth of 5G networks....
13:34, 2019-05-27

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to counter any threats or aggression against its territory....
13:34, 2019-06-22

No Official Communication From US On H-1B Visa Issue: Foreign Ministry The centre is engaged with the US Congress on H-1B work visas but has not heard anything official from Washington on capping such permits for Indians, the foreign ministry said on Thursday....
15:34, 2019-06-20

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’s 1.3 billion people dependent on farming and good monsoon rains. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind says the new Ministry of Water Power will tackle wat...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Indians Got 67-72% Of Total US H1-B Visas In 5 Years: Foreign Ministry Indian nationals have received between 67 and 72 per cent of the total H-1B visas issued by the US in last five years, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with U.S.: foreign ministry Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program was possible....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Iraq’s oil ministry says it has no connection to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
11:51, 2019-08-05

| WATCH: Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit's Roman Catholic archdiocese has removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a "credible allegation" that he had abused a child decades ago. WATCH NOW....
13:51, 2019-07-08

After BJP Snub Over Ministry Berths, Nitish Kumar Gets An Invite Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's rift with the BJP over cabinet berths has been interpreted as an opportunity by Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal. The party, which failed to open account in the......
02:34, 2019-06-04

Centre To Go Ahead With Disinvestment Of Air India: Aviation Ministry Continued support from the government has resulted in an improvement of the financial and operational performances of Air India and the Centre has decided to go ahead with the process of its......
23:00, 2019-06-27

Argentina restores ministry of agriculture ahead of election Argentina has recreated a ministry of agriculture, livestock and fisheries in an effort to improve public management in the sector, it said on Friday....
16:51, 2019-08-02

Tribal Affairs Ministry Gets Rs 800 Crore Hike In Budget The budgetary allocation for the Tribal Affairs Ministry for 2019-20 has been hiked by around 15 per cent, with the central government focusing on critical infrastructure projects for the welfare of......
18:51, 2019-07-05

Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya now released -ministry Six Turks detained in Libya by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have been released, Turkey's foreign ministry said on Monday, a day after it warned the militia would become a "legitimate target" unless they were released immediately....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Iraqi oil ministry says has no ties to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
03:51, 2019-08-05

"Conveyed Expectation For Non-Discriminatory H-1B Visa": Foreign Ministry India has conveyed its expectation to the US administration for a non-discriminatory and predictable H-1B visa programme, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
15:17, 2019-07-10

"Ministry Of...": Mallikarjun Kharge's Son On Amit Shah's New Role Launching an attack on Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Karnataka Minister Priyank Kharge on Saturday suggested renaming the Ministry of Home Affairs as "Ministry of Providing Clean Chits"....
12:17, 2019-06-01

Rare footage of uncontacted tribe highlights threat to Amazon forest Rare video of uncontacted members of Brazil's Awa Amazon tribe has emerged, as activists warn of growing threats to this tribe from loggers who are nearing their traditional hunting ground....
10:17, 2019-07-23

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest Farmers around the Peruvian city of Iquitos usually burn parts of the Amazon rainforest so they can grow food in the fertile soil. Now, they're finding alternatives to the destructive practice....
13:51, 2019-07-04

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga....
14:00, 2019-07-16

Remains of POW camp that Hitler's successor escaped discovered in English forest The long-forgotten remains of Britain's largest World War II prisoner of war camp, which held captives including Hitler's short-lived successor as ruler of the Third Reich, has been uncovered in woodlands in Sheffield....
14:01, 2019-07-04

Fire burning section of Coronado National Forest 50 percent contained TUCSON – A fire burning 84 acres of brush and grass near Coronado National Forest has been 50 percent contained, the National Forest Service reported Monday. The Windmill Fire, which started Sunday, burned 70 to 75 acres of Coronado National Forest land, the remainder of the 84 acres burning i...
05:00, 2019-06-11

Massive stash of meth found stuffed in suitcases in Washington forest A massive stash of $1 million worth of meth was found stuffed in suitcases in a Washington forest, a report said. The two suitcases containing 186 pounds of methamphetamine was uncovered in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest by authorities investigating a smuggling ring, according to Gazette-Tri...
06:34, 2019-06-20

Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Brazil has surged since Jair Bolsonaro became president, she said....
23:51, 2019-08-10

Yoga teacher lost for over 2 weeks in Hawaiian forest followed intuition to survive Amanda Eller, who is from the Maui town of Haiku, went missing on May 8. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot with her phone and wallet inside....
02:34, 2019-05-27

Hawaii hiker who spent 17 days lost in the forest says she was irresponsible and unprepared https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/28/hawaii-missing-hiker-amanda-eller-rescued-watt-dnt-ebof-vpx.cnn_2626663_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – A woman who survived 17 days in a forest in Hawaii after she got lost while hiking says she was irresponsible for going into the woods unprep...
22:17, 2019-06-02

Yoga teacher found alive after 17 days lost in Hawaii forest Rescuers in Hawaii have found a yoga instructor who went missing for 17 days while hiking in a forest reserve and survived by drinking from streams and eating plants....
22:34, 2019-05-25

15 Monkeys Die In Madhya Pradesh Forest, Officials Blame Fight For Water The scarcity of water in the season of searing heat has spilled over from the concrete jungles to the forests of Madhya Pradesh. A battle over water is likely one of the reasons behind the death of......
00:17, 2019-06-08

Nottingham Forest sack Martin O’Neill after five months and appoint Lamouchi • 67-year-old manager leaves after falling out with players• Former France international Sabri Lamouchi takes overNottingham Forest have sacked Martin O’Neill after just five months in charge, with former France international Sabri Lamouchi replacing him.The former Leicester and Republic of Ireland ...
15:00, 2019-06-28

Forest Green’s eco evolution on hold after wooden stadium plan rejected • Forest Green chairman Dale Vince: ‘fans will be devastated’• Decision may still be appealed by the clubThey are the greenest football club in the world, famous for giving their players a vegan diet and recycling their rainwater. But now Forest Green’s plans for an even more eco-friendly future hav...
22:51, 2019-06-13

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics and habitat for animals. But they’re also a huge part of the efforts to combat climate change by sucking carbon dioxide out of the air.Read more......
07:34, 2019-07-05

Hiker lost for 2 weeks in Maui forest in Hawaii found alive A 35-year-old physical therapist and yoga instructor who went missing in the Makawao Forest Reserve on Maui, Hawaii, two weeks ago has been found alive, according to her family and a Facebook page devoted to the search.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-25

Downed power lines reported on Coronado National Forest land TUCSON – Downed power lines were reported in a section of road south of Corona de Tucson Monday afternoon. According to officials, the downed powerlines were reported on social media at around 4:20 p.m. in a section of Coronado National Forest land. The location was reported to be 17 E. Green ...
04:34, 2019-07-23

France: Plane fighting forest fire crashes, killing pilot A pilot of a firefighting plane has died after his plane crashed while battling a forest fire in southern France. The fire has been blazing for several days and has ravaged nearly 800 hectares in the region....
03:51, 2019-08-03

Madhya Pradesh Retains "Tiger State" Status With 526 Tigers In Forest Sustained tiger conservation efforts have paid rich dividends in Madhya Pradesh where population of the big cat registered a healthy rise of 218 in four years, government officials said today....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Forest fire threatening Pikangikum First Nation grows as evacuation continues The Ministry of Natural Resources said the fire – dubbed Red Lake Fire 39 – has now grown to more than 507 square kilometres in size, which is larger than Quebec City....
09:17, 2019-07-12

Loss of deep-soil water triggered forest die-off in Sierra Nevada Trees in the alpine forests of California's Sierra Nevada mountain range suffered a massive die-off as a result of the loss of deep-soil water, according to a new study....
18:17, 2019-07-02

Roughly half of Pikangikum residents now evacuated as forest fire burns The commander of Pikangikum's emergency operations centre said on Friday that around 2,000 of the First Nation's approximately 4,000 residents have been moved to Regina and other host communities in Ontario....
22:51, 2019-07-12

Mexico's Finance Ministry says blocks bank accounts of steelmaker Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it blocked the bank accounts of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico and a former top executive of state oil firm Pemex for allegedly carrying out financial operations with money that came from "illegal" activities and corruption. (Reporting by Anthony Esposito)...
08:00, 2019-05-28

Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet Agriculture Ministry Officials On Tuesday Under the scheme, interest subvention is provided to NABARD, regional rural banks, cooperative banks, public sector banks and scheduled private sector banks for providing short-term credit to farmers......
15:51, 2019-06-11

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said....
03:51, 2019-06-14

PM Modi To Host Xi Jinping For An Informal Summit: Foreign Ministry Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping later this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday....
09:01, 2019-05-29

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
21:51, 2019-06-17

Health Ministry Forms Panel To Consider Central Law For Doctors' Security The Union Health Ministry has formed a 10-member committee to examine the "pros and cons" of bringing a central legislation against assault on doctors on duty and violence in clinical establishments....
15:17, 2019-07-10

China takes 'compulsory measures' against Australian writer: ministry China's foreign ministry said Friday it has taken "compulsory measures" against Chinese-born Australian writer Yang Hengjun, who has been in detention since January on suspicion of action that endangers state security....
11:17, 2019-07-19

Ministry Of Road Transport & Highways Tells States To Incentivise EVs The government of India is strongly pushing for electric vehicle adoption in the country and the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has now issued an advisory for incentivising EV adoption to all......
11:17, 2019-07-18

Germany: leader of Merkel party takes over defense ministry The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is taking over Germany’s defense ministry in a risky but potentially rewarding move, reversing her previous insistence that she wouldn’t join the Cabinet...
10:17, 2019-07-17

Iran executes ex-defense ministry official on charges of spying for US Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency....
19:01, 2019-06-22

Punjab Minister Urges Navjot Sidhu To Take Charge Of New Ministry Punjab cabinet minister Brahm Mohindra Saturday appealed to his ministerial colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu to assume charge of the power ministry, amid ongoing stalemate between Chief Minister Amarinder......
15:51, 2019-07-06

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in submarine fire: ministry Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defense ministry said on Tuesday....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Russian Defense Ministry says 14 sailors killed in submarine fire A fire on one of the Russian navy's deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday without giving the cause of the blaze or saying if there were survivors....
18:51, 2019-07-02

Thousands of Sudanese march toward defense ministry in Khartoum: witness Thousands of Sudanese protesters marched toward the defense ministry in Khartoum on Sunday, demanding that the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security forces fired shots in the air, a Reuters witness said....
19:17, 2019-06-30

No Biscuits, Cookies, Only "Healthy" Snacks For Meets: Health Ministry With the aim to move towards "healthy eating", the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to serve food like dates, roasted chana, almond and walnuts instead of cookies and biscuits....
06:00, 2019-06-29

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
13:34, 2019-06-06

Ex-Diplomat S Jaishankar, Expert On China, Takes Over Foreign Ministry The country's new foreign minister was welcomed to his post by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who was MoS in the External Affairs Ministry, and MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar...
14:17, 2019-05-31

Iran state TV: Ex-Defense Ministry staffer hanged for spying TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV says authorities have executed a former staff member of the Defense Ministry who was convicted of spying for the CIA. The Saturday report says Jalal Hajizavar was hanged last week in a prison near Tehran. The report said Hajzavar admitted in court that he wa...
23:34, 2019-06-22

German economy ministry expects law on coal exit by end of year The German Economy Ministry said on Thursday it expected a law on the country's coal exit to be decided by the end of the year, adding talks with utility RWE - which wants billions of euros in compensation - were progressing constructively....
09:51, 2019-07-04

Fitch downgrades are 'doubly penalizing' Mexico - finance ministry The Mexican finance ministry on Thursday criticized Fitch's move to downgrade the creditworthiness of Mexico as well as that of state oil firm Pemex, saying the rating agency had "doubly penalized" the country....
01:17, 2019-06-07

"Fake": Foreign Ministry On Report Saying India Ready For Talks With Pak India on Thursday dismissed as "fake news" a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying there is no change in its position that Pakistan must first take......
20:00, 2019-06-20

Italy's ruling parties take aim at economy ministry over mini-BOTs Italy's coalition parties have pushed back against criticism of proposals to issue special government bonds to help pay state debts, highlighting growing tensions within the heart of the cabinet....
16:17, 2019-06-09

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation of the state government's schemes....
20:51, 2019-06-08

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sent back to the North according to their wishes, the unification ministry...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Union Budget: Over Rs 17,800 Crore Allocated To External Affairs Ministry Over Rs 17,800 crore has been earmarked for the Ministry of External Affairs in the 2019-20 Budget, an increase of more than Rs 2,800 crore over the previous fiscal, with a massive jump in aid......
18:51, 2019-07-05

Seventeen dead in car explosion in central Cairo: health ministry Seventeen people have died and 32 have been injured in an explosion outside Egypt's National Cancer Institute in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early on Monday....
03:51, 2019-08-05

China's agri ministry emphasizes need to ensure stable hog market China's agriculture ministry said on Tuesday that it would work to ensure the country's pork supplies and to keep the hog market stable despite the spread of the African swine fever virus....
20:17, 2019-07-23

Income Tax For Super Rich Still Lower Than In US, China: Finance Ministry Justifying the raising of tax incidence on super-rich, the finance ministry said the highest tax rate in India was still lower than many countries, including the US and China, and it was a worldwide......
19:17, 2019-07-07

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left party says advisers treat the military as an "El Dorado."...
14:51, 2019-08-08

Iran reassures Iraq over freedom of maritime navigation: ministry Iran has reassured Iraq that there will be freedom of international maritime navigation in the Strait of Hormuz, Iraq's oil ministry said on Tuesday....
15:51, 2019-07-23

BCCI CEO To Meet Sports Ministry Officials For Clearance Of Tours South Africa A and women's teams' tours to India have hit a roadblock as the BCCI is yet to get the mandatory clearance letter from the sports ministry required for visiting sides....
20:51, 2019-08-08

Disciplinary Action Against Striking Doctors, Warns Health Ministry The health ministry had given an ultimatum till 11 am today that those who are not present in their respective department to treat patients will have to face a serious action by the administration....
16:51, 2019-08-03

19 Dead, 30 Injured In Car Explosion In Cairo: Egypt Health Ministry Nineteen people died and 30 were injured in an explosion resulting from a car crash in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early this morning.There was no official statement indicating that......
12:34, 2019-08-05

Barcelona 2 Arsenal 1: Late Luis Suarez goal seals Joan Gamper Trophy win after Ainsley Maitland-Niles own goal An extraordinary own-goal from Ainsley Maitland-Niles and a last-minute winner from Luis Suarez saw Barcelona come from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 in the teams' Joan Gamper Trophy game at Camp Nou on Sunday evening....
01:51, 2019-08-05

Greta Thunberg takes climate fight to Germany’s threatened Hambach Forest The felling of ancient woodland to make way for a giant coal mine brings together two linked battles for the activistGreta Thunberg started her long journey to climate summits in the Americas by joining a treetop protest in Germany’s Hambach forest, where environmentalists have been fighting for yea...
22:34, 2019-08-10

Bizarre goal from Matt Phillips earns West Brom narrow win over Forest Aro Muric was Nottingham Forest’s fall-guy as two errors from the debutant goalkeeper ushered West Bromwich Albion towards a winning start and boosted Slaven Bilic’s bargaining power to bring in four more new players before Thursday’s transfer deadline.Forest’s new 6ft 6in goalkeeper, on loan from M...
10:00, 2019-08-04

Climate activist Greta Thunberg makes surprise visit to German forest While on her way to a UN climate conference, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg stopped in western Germany to stand with activists at the Hambach Forest. The woods have been threatened by a nearby lignite mine....
23:51, 2019-08-10

Hawaii hiker Amanda Eller, who went missing in forest for 2 weeks, apologizes for being 'irresponsible' The hiker who was rescued after being lost in a Hawaii forest for 17 days has apologized for being “irresponsible” after previously describing her ordeal as a “spiritual journey.”...
18:17, 2019-06-03

Forest fire that caused evacuation from Keewaywin First Nation moves closer to the community Community resident and former chief Joe Meekis says the evacuation of the area was completed yesterday, with residents taken to Sioux Lookout and Timmins....
22:51, 2019-07-05

Goodbye to the Miracle Man: how Martin O’Neill’s Forest reign crumbled | Daniel Taylor Martin O’Neill’s Nottingham Forest exit was down to his poor relationship with key players, and, in some cases, a loss of respect and disciplineIf there is one story that sums up Martin O’Neill’s inability to win over his players at Nottingham Forest it probably goes back to a prosaic game at Ipswic...
23:34, 2019-06-28

Small bird seen swooping over N.S. forest helps naturalists bring halt to logging The province's minister of lands and forestry announced today that he's ordering an investigation into a proposed harvest in about 80 scenic hectares of mixed forest between two lakes in Annapolis County....
16:51, 2019-06-15

6-week-old bald eagle who hatched live on webcam dies: U.S. Forest Service A 6-week-old bald eagle chick named Cookie who hatched live on a web cam just last month has reportedly died, according to the U.S. Forest Service in Southern California....
08:17, 2019-05-28

An underwater forest is complicating the two-week search for a missing woman's body An underwater forest with trees as tall as 60 feet is hampering the search for the body of a woman who was thrown off a boat in Alabama.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Study offers improved estimate of forest gains, losses in Brazilian Amazon An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Oklahoma, used satellite photos and advanced algorithms to more accurately characterize annual forest gains and losses in the Brazilian Amazon....
00:34, 2019-08-01

Trinamool Says Will Boycott Centre-Convened Meets, Involves Home Ministry TMC member Saugata Roy Friday said the West Bengal government will continue to boycott meetings called by the centre till the Union Home Ministry stops sending advisory to the state under Article 355....
23:51, 2019-06-21

Iran executes ex-employee of defense ministry on charges of spying for U.S.: agency Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry in recent days on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the IRIB news agency reported on Saturday....
16:34, 2019-06-22

Foreign Ministry Briefed UN's Permanent Members On Kashmir Move: Sources The foreign ministry today briefed the UN Security Council's five permanent members and the foreign media on the government's momentous move on Jammu and Kashmir - ending the state's special status......
04:51, 2019-08-06

Norway wealth fund to map phasing out of oil companies from investments: finance ministry Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, must assess how the planned phase out of oil and gas exploration and production companies from its investments will be conducted, the finance ministry said on Friday....
19:34, 2019-06-29

Steel Ministry Seeks Higher Duties To Deter Chinese Imports The steel ministry has proposed the higher duties as part of its recommendations to the finance ministry for the upcoming 2019-20 budget that is due out on July 5....
16:51, 2019-06-21

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday....
19:34, 2019-06-08

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
11:51, 2019-07-12

Editors Guild Statement On Finance Ministry Blocking Access for Reporters The Editors Guild Of India today issued a statement on restriction of access to the journalists by the finance ministry in North Block of the Central Secretariat in Delhi....
18:51, 2019-07-10

Dutch state partially liable for Srebrenica deaths: defense ministry The Dutch government on Friday said it accepted the Dutch state was partially liable for the deaths in 1995 of 350 Muslim males who were expelled from a U.N. base and killed by attacking Bosnian Serb forces....
15:17, 2019-07-19

Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets: ministry The prevention and control of armyworm is crucial to China's ability to hit annual grain output targets and maintain economic and social stability, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
16:34, 2019-05-24

Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: foreign ministry Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region, the foreign ministry said, after two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman....
23:34, 2019-06-13

Italy's industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
22:17, 2019-06-14

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to interfere....
13:17, 2019-06-15

Smriti Irani's Meet With Predecessor Maneka Gandhi Before Ministry Switch Newly-appointed Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani met her predecessor Maneka Gandhi on Saturday to discuss important issues in the ministry and the way forward in tackling them....
03:34, 2019-06-02

Russia starts mixing dirty oil with clean at Ust-Luga - ministry official Russia has started diluting clean crude with contaminated oil at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga where the organic chloride content is not expected to exceed 4 parts per million (ppm), TASS cited an energy ministry official on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Fourteen Russian Sailors Killed In Submarine Fire: Defence Ministry Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defence ministry said on......
03:51, 2019-07-03

Nitin Gadkari Takes Charge Of Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday took charge of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, his portfolio in the 2014 cabinet....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Turkish lawyers’ group says foreign ministry staff tortured in custody Five Turkish foreign ministry staff detained last week on suspicion of links to a failed coup three years ago have said they have been tortured and mistreated in custody, the Ankara Lawyers' Bar Association said on Tuesday....
22:00, 2019-05-28

Day After Bengal Violence, Home Ministry Asks Mamata Banerjee For Action The centre has expressed deep concern over the continuing violence in Bengal even after the national elections and issued an advisory to Mamata Banerjee's government, sources said. The state BJP had......
16:00, 2019-06-09

Tainted alcohol kills 19 in Costa Rica, ministry says, urging caution Nineteen people have died from consuming alcohol tainted with toxic levels of methanol in Costa Rica, where the Ministry of Health issued a national alert....
19:34, 2019-07-21

Hiker Amanda Eller found alive after being lost 2 weeks in Maui, Hawaii forest A 35-year-old physical therapist and yoga instructor who went missing in the Makawao Forest Reserve on Maui, Hawaii, two weeks ago has been found alive, according to her family and a Facebook page devoted to the search.        ...
21:17, 2019-05-25

Nestlé is still taking national forest water for its Arrowhead label, with feds' help Review shows affected streams and springs are drying up. State enforcers say it will take at least six months to finish their probe.       ...
17:51, 2019-06-16

Nottingham Forest issue suspension over 'racist' posts aimed at Derby's Duane Holmes • Police investigate social media messages by apparent Forest fan• Club will take further action when criminal process is overPolice have opened an inquiry into racist messages allegedly sent to Derby County’s Duane Holmes by someone claiming to be a Nottingham Forest fan, who has now been barred fr...
21:34, 2019-08-06

Forest fire evacuees head back home to Keewaywin and Pikangikum First Nations in Ontario Residents of two northwestern Ontario First Nations forced from their homes by forest fires will soon start heading back now that the blazes are dying down, provincial officials and community members said Friday....
03:51, 2019-07-20

Missing Hiker Found Alive, "Sunburned And Smiling" 17 Days After Getting Lost In Hawaiian Forest The search for hiker Amanda Eller came to an end on Friday after a helicopter crew found her alive near a waterfall deep in the Hawaiian forest that she began hiking 17 days ago....
11:51, 2019-05-26

'The power of love': hiker hails rescuers after 17 days lost in Hawaiian forest – video Amanda Eller, 35, has been rescued and taken to hospital after surviving more than two weeks marooned in a forest reserve. The yoga teacher survived by drinking from streams and eating plants after becoming trapped when she broke a leg and tore the meniscus in her knee. She said her rescue showed th...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kills soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defense Ministry said....
23:01, 2019-06-27

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday....
12:17, 2019-06-16

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
20:00, 2019-06-13

Centre Creates Jal Shakti Ministry, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Takes Charge A new Jal Shakti Ministry, in which the erstwhile ministries of Water Resources and Drinking Water and Sanitation will be merged, has been formed with BJP leader Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at its helm....
14:17, 2019-05-31

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 first time....
20:34, 2019-07-31

China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog, it said in a notice on Thursday....
07:00, 2019-06-13

Brazil's space agency chief to leave job after deforestation dispute: science ministry The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is to leave his position following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over deforestation statistics, a spokesperson for the science ministry said on Friday....
18:34, 2019-08-02

Brazil's farm ministry confirms temporary suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's agriculture ministry confirmed on Monday it has temporarily halted Brazilian beef exports to China after a case of atypical mad cow disease....
01:51, 2019-06-04

EU vs. Indonesia: Is it really a trade war? The European Union has slapped countervailing tariffs on imports of subsidized biodiesel from Indonesia. The southeast Asian country has threatened to retaliate but experts say counter tariffs could be self-destructive....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Hawaii woman found alive after missing for 2 weeks says time in forest was 'toughest,' but 'I chose life' The woman who survived for over two weeks in a Hawaii forest before being rescued spoke out from her hospital bed on Saturday on her harrowing ordeal with a message for all who helped search for her: thank you for not stopping....
12:34, 2019-05-27

Forest Gate stabbing: Man, 46, and woman, 20, arrested on suspicion of murder after man repeatedly knifed in east London A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was repeatedly stabbed in a fight near a hotel and leisure centre in east London....
21:51, 2019-05-29

Brazil economy ministry names Montezano head of development bank BNDES - statement The Brazilian Economy Ministry said on Monday it has named Gustavo Montezano as the new head of the country's development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after he was publicly criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro....
04:51, 2019-06-18

Turkish banks have not yet agreed model to move bad loans off balance sheets -finance ministry Turkish banks have not yet agreed on a model for a fund that will remove problem loans in the construction and energy sectors off banks' balance sheets, the Treasury and Finance Ministry told Reuters on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-07-17

South Korea holds off plan to drop Japan from 'white list': trade ministry officials South Korea on Thursday held off a plan to drop Japan from the so-called "white list" of countries with fast-track export status, two officials at South Korea's trade ministry said....
10:51, 2019-08-08

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help The Islamic Defenders Front, known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, has over the past 15 years repurposed its militia into a force that’s as adept at searching for earthquake victims as it is at inspiring fear...
10:00, 2019-06-11

6 Die During Riots in Indonesia Over Election Results (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s presidential election. The clashes began Tuesday ni...
15:00, 2019-05-22

6 die in Indonesia riots; Widodo says he won’t allow unrest JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s presidential election. The clashes began Tuesday night...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Indonesia's Go-Jek to announce tie-up with Thai lender Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek and Thailand's largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), are set to announce a strategic partnership on Thursday, the companies said....
09:17, 2019-07-10

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste....
07:17, 2019-06-16

Strong earthquake kills at least one in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed at least one person and briefly displaced more than 1,000 coastal-dwellers who feared a tsunami, Indonesia's disaster agency said on Saturday....
07:00, 2019-08-03

Strong earthquake kills four in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
15:17, 2019-08-03

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining their tourism industry....
00:17, 2019-06-20

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two Indonesia's Moluccas islands were hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes....
23:34, 2019-07-15

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
14:17, 2019-08-09

Four dead after quake hits off Indonesia coast JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit off Java island has killed four people and damaged more than 200 houses, swaying buildings as far away as the capital. The U.S. Geological Survey says Friday night’s quake was centered 151 kilometers (94 miles)...
15:00, 2019-08-03

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
15:00, 2019-08-03

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia”. However, Indonesia is fast emerging as a diverse economy that’s causing excitement for...
00:51, 2019-06-21

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 million hectare restoration target by the end of next year....
16:34, 2019-06-19

Indonesia warns of further eruptions after volcano spews ash Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a huge column of ash, causing panic among residents....
15:00, 2019-06-10

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off of Indonesia, kills 1 One person died of a heart attack amid the panic in the province of Banten on Java and at least four others were injured, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said in a statement....
07:34, 2019-08-03

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
13:51, 2019-06-17

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
01:51, 2019-07-15

Racing pigeon in Indonesia sells for over $100K A racing pigeon in Indonesia was reportedly sold for over $100,000, making it the most expensive bird sale in the country. Indonesia resident Robby Eka Wijaya purchased the male bird, named Jayabaya, to compete in the nation’s popular — and sometimes lucrative — pigeon races, according t...
08:34, 2019-07-23

Indonesia to keep monitoring for potential tsunami until at least 1435 GMT Indonesia's geophysics agency said on Friday it would keep monitoring for the risk of a potential tsunami until at least 21:35 pm (1435 GMT) after a powerful earthquake struck off the islands of Sumatra and Java....
16:51, 2019-08-02

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
13:17, 2019-07-04

A massive 6.8 earthquake hit Indonesia. Now, a tsunami warning A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.        ...
19:17, 2019-08-02

Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 dead JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and leaving four others missing. East Java police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said Tuesday the Arim Jaya was traveling from Sumenep on Madura island to...
14:17, 2019-06-18

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Indonesia’s sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president. The organization said Friday the upgrade reflects Indonesia’s strong economic growth prospects, which ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

KFC is now selling fried chicken skin, but you'll have to go to Indonesia to get it KFC Indonesia Five KFC locations in Indonesia have added chicken skin to their menus. Online customer response to the chicken skin has been overwhelming positive, according to The Sun. It's unclear whether the company has plans to roll out chicken skins at locations in other countries, but INSIDER ...
13:17, 2019-06-06

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
02:34, 2019-05-23

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term as president....
15:34, 2019-05-21

7 Killed As Ferry Catches Fire In Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said....
23:34, 2019-08-17

Indonesia's Jakarta hit by major power blackout An electricity outage has hit most areas of the Indonesian capital and some neighboring provinces on Java island. The blackout happened two days after a 6.9 magnitude quake struck the heavily populated island....
20:51, 2019-08-04

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in court....
17:34, 2019-05-23

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
18:51, 2019-07-14

Seals 'sing' 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' and the 'Star Wars' theme in bizarre video Scientists in the U.K. have revealed that gray seals can mimic the sound of human words and songs such as “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’ and even the “Star Wars” theme....
02:00, 2019-06-22

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025 India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen......
14:17, 2019-06-29

Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwellers fleeing to higher ground and panicking people in the capital Jakarta....
18:34, 2019-08-02

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media...
11:34, 2019-05-22

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial reports of major damage or injury....
08:34, 2019-06-24

Deadly clashes erupt in Indonesia after president is reelected Demonstrators rioted in the capital and burned vehicles to protest President Joko Widodo’s victory, despite widespread consensus that the election was largely well run....
11:34, 2019-05-22

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
19:00, 2019-05-22

Indonesia woos Instagram generation for hip new bond raisings Indonesia's push to cut its reliance on foreign funds to fill the yawning current account gap has prompted it to chase a new and growing source of funding -- digitally savvy millennials....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary....
14:17, 2019-05-24

1 Dead As 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia's Bali A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
18:51, 2019-07-16

A Strong Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia Has Killed 2 People (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official said Monday, as the government declared a seven-day emergency response period. The magnitude 7.3 quake on Sunday was centered 166 kilometers (103 miles) s...
23:51, 2019-07-15

Strong earthquake recorded in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, no tsunami JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was centered 208 kilometers (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. It was felt in parts of Indonesia a...
06:51, 2019-06-24

Indonesia to close island in bid to save Komodo dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Indonesia's Pertamina says oil spill recovery will take until March 2020 Clean-up efforts after an oil spill from a well in Indonesia's Java Sea will take until at least March next year, state energy firm Pertamina said on Thursday as it struggles to plug the underwater leak....
16:51, 2019-08-08

Army helicopter with 12 aboard missing in Indonesia’s Papua JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A military helicopter carrying 12 people has gone missing in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua. Papua military spokesman Muhammad Aidi said the Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter lost contact five minutes after taking off Friday from Oksibil, the capital of the mo...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003. National Police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said Monday that Para Wijayanto was arrested by counterterrorism police with h...
14:00, 2019-07-01

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo....
18:34, 2019-05-22

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in the capital Jakarta by supporters of the losing presidential candidate....
12:34, 2019-05-22

The Latest: 4 dead after quake hits off Indonesia coast Indonesian authorities say a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit off Java island has killed four people and damaged more than 200 houses, swaying buildings as far away as the c...
13:34, 2019-08-03

1 dead, 4 hurt after quake hits off Indonesia coast Indonesian authorities say one person has died of a heart attack and more 100 houses are damaged after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital...
09:51, 2019-08-03

Shallow, strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Papua ABEPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s easternmost province, and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.1 quake was centered in a thinly populated area 233 kilometers...
06:17, 2019-06-24

Indonesia president signs new EV decree to bolster industry Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he signed a decree that lays out government support to build an electric vehicle (EV) industry in Southeast Asia's largest economy, the Cabinet Secretariat said in a statement....
21:17, 2019-08-08

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge as calm returned to the capital following a spasm of apparently orchestrated violence...
07:34, 2019-05-23

The Latest: Police chief says 6 reported dead in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 2 p.m. Indonesian police say based on reports from hospitals six people have died in rioting in Jakarta a day after the presidential election results were announced. Police chief Tito Karnavian told a news...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Indonesia president says power company should have been able to prevent blackout Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday the state power company should have had contingency plans in place to prevent a major electricity blackout that affected the capital Jakarta and neighbouring provinces. "Management as big as PLN should have had a risk management, back up plan, a contin...
07:00, 2019-08-05

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful earthquake A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, rocking the capital Jakarta. After initially urging people in coastal areas to move to higher ground, officials later ended a tsunami warning....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the governor of Jakarta. Supporters of the main opposition candidate Prabowo Subainto clashed with security fo...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the city of Ternate, in the Moluccas in the eastern area of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported....
12:00, 2019-07-14

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. Felix Dorfin, 35, was arrested in September at an airport in the tourist island of Lombok with methyl...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Domestic airfares soar in Indonesia despite government price cap When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40% to 60% higher than she had paid in previous years....
05:34, 2019-07-11

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create jobs and growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy....
19:00, 2019-07-14

President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election in Indonesia (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results showed, in a victory over a would-be strongman who aligned himself with Islamic hard-liners and vowed Tuesday to challenge the result in the country’s highest court. Official coun...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of April’s presidential election. The losing candidate Prabowo Subianto claims there was massive electoral fraud and is asking the Constitutional Court to in...
11:17, 2019-06-14

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday....
03:17, 2019-06-15

At Least 30, Including Children, Die In Indonesia Matchstick Factory Fire At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Friday, authorities said....
16:17, 2019-06-21

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
08:17, 2019-06-17

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday, as the country moves to strengthen regional ties....
06:17, 2019-07-12

2 Men, Woman Whipped 100 Times Each In Indonesia For Breaking Sharia Law Three people were publicly whipped 100 times each in Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province on Wednesday, with one woman pleading for the masked sharia officer to stop because she could not......
21:00, 2019-07-31

Joko Widodo secures second term as Indonesia's president Indonesian president Joko Widodo has won a second term as leader of the world's third largest democracy, official results confirmed Tuesday, beating a former general who has claimed widespread ballot-rigging....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Magnitude 7.3 quake damages homes in eastern Indonesia A strong, shallow earthquake has struck eastern Indonesia’s North Maluku province, damaging some houses and causing panicked residents to flee to temporary shelters...
16:51, 2019-07-14

Flights Cancelled As Volcano Erupts In Indonesia's Bali More than a dozen flights were cancelled on Indonesia's island of Bali on Saturday due to an ash cloud emitted by a fresh eruption of Mount Agung volcano....
18:17, 2019-05-25

Indonesia parades 5 foreigners arrested for drugs on Bali DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police in Bali have arrested an American, two Spaniards and two Russians for selling cocaine on the island. Police paraded the three men and two women at a press conference on Friday. Denpasar police chief Ruddi Setiawan said the first arrest was on May 20 when ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued....
15:51, 2019-07-14

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
15:17, 2019-05-31

Indonesia frees Canadian convicted in child sex case Indonesia has freed a Canadian teacher who maintains he was wrongfully convicted in 2015 of sexually abusing children at an international school in Jakarta...
08:51, 2019-07-12

Indonesia ponders plan to move capital from Jakarta President Joko Widodo has asked parliament to sign off on a plan to move the nation's capital to Borneo island. Jakarta is one of the world's fastest sinking cities; a third of its land could be submerged by 2050....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election The General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million votes of a total of 154 million cast in the world’s third-largest de...
19:01, 2019-05-21

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.9 earthquake The Indonesian Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning that later expired in the wake of an earthquake that struck off the country's eastern coast on Sunday....
01:51, 2019-07-08

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a plot possibly linked to last week's post-election riots....
11:34, 2019-05-28

Indonesia election: Protesters clash with police in Jakarta Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protest in the streets of Jakarta. Subianto's campaign has said it would challenge the election results....
06:34, 2019-05-22

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses in eastern Indonesia....
00:17, 2019-07-15

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the steering wheel following an argument with the driver,......
13:51, 2019-06-17

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died....
07:01, 2019-07-07

Cop’s gun fires during struggle with suspect in Brooklyn An NYPD officer’s gun went off while the cop was wrestling over it with a burglary suspect on Wednesday afternoon in Brooklyn, police and law enforcement sources told The Post. Authorities were conducting a home visit in response to a report of a burglary near the intersection of Paerdegat Eig...
07:17, 2019-07-04

'In my nightmares I'm always in the sea': a year on from the Greek fires Last summer, fires devastated two coastal towns in Greece, leaving 103 dead. Was the government to blame? Survivors and rescuers look backIt was 6pm when the smoke reached the town of Mati on the east coast of Greece, 18 miles from Athens. The seaside resort was full of holidaymakers in hotels, or v...
11:34, 2019-07-20

The Windows 10 misinformation machine fires up again The loudest voices screaming about Windows 10 sometimes have no idea what they're talking about. Case in point: This dire warning from Gordon Kelly at Forbes, who is as ill-informed as ever....
10:00, 2019-07-08

| Kolbe fires Toulouse into Top 14 final Springbok livewire Cheslin Kolbe helped stoke Toulouse's hopes of a first Top 14 title since 2012 with a well-taken try in a victory over La Rochelle....
08:00, 2019-06-09

Joko Widodo declared winner of Indonesia's presidential election Indonesia's electoral officials rushed to declare incumbent President Joko Widodo the winner of the recent presidential poll amid fears of violence. Widodo's opponent Prabowo Subianto has claimed widespread cheating....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta on Tuesday night after the election commission confirmed that President Joko Widodo won last month's election, the governor of the Indonesian capital said....
08:17, 2019-05-22

Indonesia to publish final report on Lion Air crash next month Indonesian investigators will give their final report next month on the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that killed 189 people last October, the country's civil aviation authority said on Friday....
13:51, 2019-08-09

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many more injured....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Tremors felt in Australia after 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Banda Sea A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near to Indonesia's Tanimbar islands in Banda Sea Monday, with tremors being felt as far away as northern Australia....
08:34, 2019-06-24

Indonesia's Donggi Senoro LNG plant may cut 2019 output -director Indonesia's Donggi Senoro liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant may lower its 2019 output from an initial estimate of 43 cargoes due to the current low price for gas, Kurniawan Rahardjo, director at plant operator PT Donggi Senoro LNG said on Thursday....
12:17, 2019-08-01

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an aid group said on Thursday....
15:34, 2019-07-18

Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the measures were unlikely to stamp out the problem....
00:00, 2019-08-08

Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime affairs said....
21:17, 2019-06-27

At least 24 suspected dead in fire at Indonesia matchstick factory - police At least 24 people are suspected to have died in a fire at a small factory producing matchsticks in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, according to a police official....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Indonesia plans cloud seeding to avoid crop failure Indonesia is preparing to carry out cloud seeding in an effort to trigger rainfall to prevent harvest failure and forest fire, the disaster mitigation agency's spokesman said on Monday....
15:00, 2019-07-22

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which, according to Jakarta's governor, six people were killed....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Indonesia extends Corridor natural gas block contract for 20 years Indonesia has agreed to extend the production sharing contract for the Corridor natural gas block with ConocoPhillips, Spain's Repsol SA and Pertamina, Deputy Energy Minister Arcandra Tahar said on Monday....
14:17, 2019-07-22

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
16:51, 2019-06-21

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid to target youthful smokers, the communication minister said on Thursday....
08:34, 2019-06-14

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in the country....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Trump Jr touts 'dream' Indonesia projects, denies any conflicts Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the U.S. president, said he was upbeat about two planned Trump-branded projects in Indonesia and dismissed any risk of conflict of interest over involvement in the luxury resorts in Southeast Asia's biggest economy....
18:17, 2019-08-13

Challenge to Indonesia vote makes big claims, weak on proof JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The court challenge to Indonesia’s presidential election from the losing candidate claims that the police, intelligence agency and other state institutions were biased in favor of the incumbent, but its evidence for “massive” fraud is mainly printouts of n...
11:51, 2019-05-29

Indonesia president calls for unity after court upholds his election win Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday upheld the victory of President Joko Widodo in April's election, dismissing allegations by the opposition that the vote to lead the world's third-biggest democracy was rigged....
19:00, 2019-06-27

METALS-Nickel rises on Indonesia supply disruption fears Nickel prices advanced on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainless steel....
08:34, 2019-06-17

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Indonesia needs $15 billion investment to meet geothermal target by 2025 Indonesia may require an estimated $15 billion in investment to meet its target of reaching 7.2 gigawatts (GW) of geothermal power capacity by 2025 and is studying ways to reduce project costs, an energy ministry official said on Tuesday....
14:51, 2019-08-13

Indonesia To Close Island To Conserve Rare Komodo Dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday....
17:34, 2019-07-23

Police arrest Indonesia business owner after deadly fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police have arrested the owner and two managers of an unregulated factory in North Sumatra that was engulfed by fire, killing 30 people. North Sumatra province police spokesman Tatan Dirsan Atmaja said Sunday that the three suspects could each face five years in ...
14:00, 2019-06-23

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media. The clashes began Tuesday night when s...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky, officials said on Saturday....
15:34, 2019-05-25

Strong Earthquake Hits Sea Off Indonesia, Tsunami Warning Lifted A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwellers fleeing to higher ground and panicking people in......
18:51, 2019-08-02

Indonesia president criticizes state power company over blackouts Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday the state power company PLN should have had contingency plans in place to prevent a major electricity blackout that affected the capital Jakarta and neighboring provinces....
11:00, 2019-08-05

Indonesia sends rubbish back to Australia and says it's too contaminated to recycle Indonesian officials say containers of paper contaminated by electronic waste, used cans and plastic bottlesIndonesia says it will immediately send eight containers of household rubbish back to Australia after inspectors declared the material too contaminated to be recycled.It is the latest in a ser...
10:51, 2019-07-09

"We're not Chinese officers": Indonesia fights anti-China disinformation Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation of rumors alleging Chinese involvement in post-election unrest that has raised fears of ethnic violence....
18:34, 2019-05-24

Indonesia plans incentives to boost electric vehicle industry Indonesia plans a series of incentives to boost production of electric vehicles (EVs), according to a copy of a draft regulation reviewed by Reuters....
22:17, 2019-08-01

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage....
19:00, 2019-07-14

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she was optimistic the legislation was on track to be adopted this year....
01:34, 2019-07-04

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly flee buildings....
09:34, 2019-07-16

Tsunami warning lifted after 6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia At least one person died of a heart attack and four others were injured after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the shore of Indonesia Friday night, according to a report....
14:17, 2019-08-03

Indonesia drafting rules to apply VAT on online products and services Indonesia is drafting new rules to impose value added tax to online products and services provided by offshore companies, as authorities target a bigger slice of revenue from the country's fast-growing digital market, a top tax official told Reuters....
08:51, 2019-07-16

Indonesia's Top Court Jails Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on Friday risked turning victims of sexual abuse into......
17:51, 2019-07-05

Applause as Indonesia pardons woman jailed after reporting harassment Indonesia's parliament approved on Thursday an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage victims of sexual abuse from speaking out....
09:51, 2019-07-25

Major earthquake hits Indonesia, triggers tsunami warning Indonesians along the coast are being told to head to higher ground after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake triggered tsunami warnings for the island nation....
21:17, 2019-08-02

6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia, Tsunami Warning Cancelled A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent panicked residents fleeing to higher ground....
20:34, 2019-07-07

Indonesia nabs Russian trying to smuggle baby otters, scorpions Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian on the holiday island of Bali after he was found trying to smuggle baby otters and scorpions out of the country....
16:34, 2019-05-24

Indonesia's much-loved disaster agency chief dies of cancer Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was known throughout the disaster-prone nation for his humour and sense of dutySutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia’s highly regarded disaster agency spokesperson, a man who continued to provide updates on the country’s inordinate number of natural disasters even as he suffered lung ...
12:34, 2019-07-07

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49 Mr. Sutopo, the disaster agency spokesman known for knocking down rumors with science, had cancer while helping Indonesia through a “year of disasters.”...
12:17, 2019-07-07

Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they'd better shape up for the job....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a spotlight on the Southeast Asian country's justice system....
09:17, 2019-07-12

| Tsunami warning as strong earthquake hits off Indonesia coast A powerful earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, prompting a tsunami warning for a neighbouring area, the country's geophysics agency said....
17:34, 2019-08-02

North Korea fires ballistic missiles into sea North Korea has launched its fifth missile test in less than two weeks. The launch comes as the US and South Korea are conducting joint military exercises....
18:00, 2019-08-10

Helmet fires back: Gardner gets stitches, fat lip In the midst of an 0-for-19 stretch, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner took out his frustration by tossing his helmet, only for it to bounce back and split his lip....
16:51, 2019-06-09

NKorea fires 2 missiles into sea in likely protest of drills South Korea says North Korea has fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in another likely protest of U.S. and South Korea’s joint military exercises...
12:00, 2019-08-10

JSC: N. Korea fires 2 unidentified projectiles into East Sea North Korea fired two short-range projectiles presumed to be ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, the sixth such round of launches in about three weeks....
12:34, 2019-08-16

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the power of the presidential tweet. The 37-year-old forme...
00:51, 2019-06-08

Megan Rapinoe fires message to detractors After being embroiled in a war of words with US President Donald Trump, Megan Rapinoe has become the focus of unprecedented scrutiny during her time at the Women's World Cup....
21:51, 2019-07-03

TFD crews battle two house fires within a hour TUCSON –Tucson Fire Department responded to two fires within an hour of each other early Thursday morning. Initially, crews were dispatched to a home in the 2000 block of W. Water Street before 7 a.m., for reports of smoke. #metaslider_274468_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-rig...
20:00, 2019-07-11

Can ‘Big Data’ Help Fight Big Fires? Firefighters Are Betting on It As wildfires grow more intense, fire chiefs in Southern California are looking to big data and machine learning for help in managing fast-moving blazes....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Fires break out at Montefiore Medical Center Two separate fires broke out at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx Friday night, authorities said. Firefighters were first called to the Norwood hospital at about 7 p.m. for a blaze in the maintenance room, which was under control less than an hour later, the FDNY said. Once on the scene, smoke ...
12:17, 2019-05-25

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
17:51, 2019-05-25

Millions lose power as Indonesia capital, parts of Java hit by blackout Indonesia's state power company PLN estimated on Sunday it would take several hours to restore power to Jakarta after a major blackout, blaming technical issues for cutting power to tens of millions of people in the capital and surrounding provinces....
16:34, 2019-08-04

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after weekend quake, no damage reported There were no reports on Monday of major damage in Indonesia from a weekend earthquake of magnitude 6.9 off the northeastern coast of the island of Sulawesi, and authorities lifted a tsunami warning....
07:17, 2019-07-08

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Joko Widodo....
19:00, 2019-06-27