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Turkey's Foreign Minister Cavusolgu: Arms embargo just strengthens us

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu defended his country's incursion into Syria to DW's Can Ertuna. He added that Ankara is deadly serious about its threat to open the doors for a mass exodus of refugees to Europe....

Turkey's Foreign Minister Cavusolgu: Arms embargo just strengthens us

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UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
00:34, 2019-06-11

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
19:17, 2019-06-11

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country...
19:17, 2019-06-10

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that that the measures won't help promote peace....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Germany plans Libya conference to shore up arms embargo Violations of embargo have been both routine and often blatant, says UN special envoyGermany is planning to hold a UN-backed international conference on the future of Libya in an attempt to force the many regional actors to stop funding and arming the country’s warring sides.The UN has admitted its ...
09:17, 2019-09-13

UN votes to ease arms embargo on Central African Republic The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to ease the arms embargo on the Central African Republic’s government following its signing of a peace agreement with 14 armed groups in February and its progress in reforming its security sector...
03:17, 2019-09-13

EU must consider Turkish arms embargo, call for end to Syria offensive: France European Union foreign ministers must again condemn Turkey's offensive in Syria, call for an arms embargo on Ankara and request that the United States hold a meeting of the coalition against Islamic State, France's foreign minister said on Monday....
09:00, 2019-10-14

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the oil-rich country, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said....
19:17, 2019-06-11

Pompeo warns of 'new turmoil' if U.N. arms embargo on Iran lifted in 2020 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed the international community on Tuesday to work out how to stop Iran from being "unshackled to create new turmoil" when a United Nations arms embargo on the country and a travel ban on the head of Iran's elite Quds Force expire in October 2020....
00:17, 2019-08-21

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development......
16:17, 2019-06-07

Which of You Turkeys Is Dropping $50,000 on a Handbuilt Acura TLX? When you want your product to give off a sense of “old-worldness” and “craftsmanship,” you tell everyone that it is “handmade” or “handbuilt.” This marketing scheme has worked on me multiple times, just check my shoe rack. There’s no doubt that Acura hopes buyers will feel similarly about the 2020 A...
01:00, 2019-07-09

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the full year would reach last year's $55.66 billion....
16:17, 2019-06-19

UK foreign minister Hunt's job in doubt: Sky British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was offered the job of defense minister by incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson but he turned it down, Sky reported....
09:34, 2019-07-24

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
17:34, 2019-05-22

No need to take EU steps against Turkey seriously: foreign minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus....
13:17, 2019-07-16

Exclusive: U.S. will not blacklist Iran's foreign minister, for now The United States has decided not to impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for now, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, in a sign Washington may be holding a door open for diplomacy....
06:17, 2019-07-12

"A Very Challenging Neighbour": Foreign Minister On Pakistan External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday called Pakistan a "challenging neighbour" and stressed while there is terrorism globally, there is no country in the world that sponsors terror......
06:51, 2019-09-26

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisations to use the family name first when writing Japanese names – as is customary in the Japanese lan...
06:51, 2019-05-22

It's up to EU to avoid no-deal Brexit, says UK foreign minister Britain's foreign minister on Thursday pressed the European Union to amend the terms of Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to take responsibility for a no-deal Brexit if it does not compromise....
23:51, 2019-08-08

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed that far too often, Germans turn a blind eye to right-wing terrorism....
17:00, 2019-06-22

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control said on its website....
01:17, 2019-08-01

Won't Allow PM Modi To Use Our Airspace, Says Pakistan Foreign Minister Pakistan will not allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi to use its airspace while travelling to the United States, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was quoted as saying by news agency......
18:51, 2019-09-18

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order placing sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei....
08:51, 2019-08-01

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iran will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed....
16:17, 2019-05-26

Trade Deal With US "Not That Easy", Says Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said that a trade deal with the U.S. is "not that easy," but trade ministers from both sides were trying to iron out their differences....
05:34, 2019-10-05

No Decision Yet On Closing Airspace To India, Says Pak Foreign Minister Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has made it clear that no decision has yet been taken to close the country's airspace to India, Dawn news reported....
12:34, 2019-08-29

"Childish Behaviour," Says Iran After US Sanctions Foreign Minister Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behaviour" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning tensions between two foes at loggerheads over Gulf......
00:34, 2019-08-02

Former Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj dies age 67 Sushma Swaraj was one of India's best-known female politicians and stood out with a pioneering, active presence on social media. She served as foreign minister from 2014 until earlier this year....
09:17, 2019-08-07

Britain to introduce a Magnitsky law after Brexit: foreign minister Britain will introduce laws after it leaves the European Union to freeze assets of those deemed responsible for human rights abuses, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday....
20:17, 2019-09-29

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday....
12:34, 2019-08-16

France disagrees with U.S. sanctions on Iranian foreign minister France said on Thursday voiced concern over a U.S. move to impose sanctions on Iran's foreign minister and said that along with Britain and Germany it disagreed with the decision, the French Foreign Ministry said....
23:17, 2019-08-01

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Congratulates S Jaishankar Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi on Friday congratulated S Jaishankar on his appointment as India's External Affairs Minister and praised his positive contributions to the......
21:17, 2019-05-31

New Foreign Minister Replies To Tweets For Help By Indians Abroad Soon after taking charge, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar began engaging with Indians abroad on Twitter and responded to their tweets for assistance, just as his predecessor Sushma Swaraj did....
12:34, 2019-06-02

Sushma Swaraj, BJP Veteran And Former Foreign Minister, Dies At 67 Sushma Swaraj, former foreign minister and a senior BJP leader admired across political lines, died on Tuesday evening after a cardiac arrest. She will be cremated with state honour in Delhi this......
09:17, 2019-08-07

Finland's Greens name Haavisto as foreign minister in new government Finland's Greens, fresh from their best ever election result in April and part of the incoming governing coalition, named party chief Pekka Haavisto as the next foreign minister on Tuesday....
23:34, 2019-06-04

"More For More": Iran Foreign Minister Makes Nuclear Offer To US Iran on Thursday signalled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear programme that met immediate scepticism in Washington....
05:51, 2019-07-19

After Imran Khan "N-War" Op-Ed, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar's Response Asked about an article authored by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the "impending threat" of nuclear war over Kashmir, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's response emerged in seven short......
17:51, 2019-09-02

Sushma Swaraj, India's former foreign minister, dies at 67 Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, 67, passed away in New Delhi late Tuesday after suffering cardiac arrest, according to a hospital statement....
01:17, 2019-08-07

U.N. concerned by U.S. curbs on Iranian foreign minister while in New York The United Nations told the United States it is concerned by tight travel restrictions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his visit to New York this week, U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq said on Monday....
01:00, 2019-07-16

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan, was not made public....
01:34, 2019-05-25

US Envoy Congratulates S Jaishankar On Appointment As Foreign Minister The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, has congratulated Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on taking over as India's External Affairs Minister. A former career diplomat, S Jaishankar has previously served......
15:51, 2019-06-02

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU was willing to renegotiate the Brexit......
17:17, 2019-06-09

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
09:34, 2019-07-12

UK's Johnson sticking to Brexit plans, says foreign minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
23:00, 2019-09-08

Swiss need more time to clinch EU treaty: foreign minister Switzerland's political system of painstaking consensus-building requires more time to strike a deal with the European Union on a new treaty, Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said, suggesting no quick resolution to a potentially damaging log-jam....
09:34, 2019-06-19

UAE says Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif's credibility 'diminishing' Iranian Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's credibility is "diminishing", UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said in a tweet on Friday....
11:51, 2019-06-14

Pak Foreign Minister Briefs US Counterpart On Action Taken Against Terror Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi today briefed his American counterpart Mike Pompeo about the steps taken by Islamabad to address the concerns raised by the Financial Action Task Force......
15:17, 2019-06-18

Israel’s foreign minister attends climate summit in UAE JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Foreign Ministry says its chief diplomat attended an international climate summit in Abu Dhabi. The ministry confirmed Monday that Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz visited the United Arab Emirates and met with a senior UAE official and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Gute...
17:34, 2019-07-01

US 'In Denial' Over Saudi Attacks: Iran Foreign Minister The US is "in denial" over attacks on oil installations in Saudi Arabia, Iran's top diplomat said Tuesday, after Washington blamed weekend strikes on Tehran despite Yemeni rebels claiming......
21:17, 2019-09-17

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initiative to bolster a faltering peace process aiming to end Afghanistan's lengthy civil war....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Polish foreign minister accuses EU of double standard Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz came to Berlin to defend the Law and Justice government's restructuring of the judiciary. He accused Germany of having "politicized" state prosecutors....
23:17, 2019-06-19

Iran’s Foreign Minister Vows ‘All-Out War’ if U.S. or Saudis Strike “We don’t want war,” Mohammad Javad Zarif said. But “we won’t blink to defend our territory,” he added. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump wants peace....
19:00, 2019-09-19

Military strike against Iran would result in "all-out war": foreign minister Any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran would bring "all-out war", Tehran said on Thursday, keeping up a drumbeat of warnings to its adversaries after they accused the Islamic Republic of a strike on Saudi oil facilities....
16:34, 2019-09-19

Germany bars ex-foreign minister from job with Polish firm Berlin has reportedly banned Sigmar Gabriel from taking a position on the supervisory board at a Polish investment firm. But an alleged attempt by the US ambassador to keep him from another job seems to have failed....
04:00, 2019-08-17

Brazil foreign minister says 'there is no climate change catastrophe' Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo denied on Wednesday that his country was burning down the Amazon rainforest and said unfounded alarm over global climate change was threatening Brazilian sovereignty....
04:00, 2019-09-12

US is 'not in a position to obliterate Iran,' Iranian foreign minister says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has responded to President Donald Trump's recent threats to Tehran on Twitter, saying that the United States "is not in a position to obliterate Iran."...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Britain listens to the United States on Huawei, foreign minister says Britain takes careful notice of what the United States says on the risks of using Huawei in 5G networks and does not want to be overly dependent on a third country for certain technologies, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Iran's foreign minister says talks on ballistic missiles with US possible Mohammad Javad Zarif offered an initially high price for such negotiations – the halt of American arms sales to both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, two key U.S. allies in the Persian Gulf.        ...
06:00, 2019-07-17

Iran's deputy foreign minister says Tehran has not lost any drones Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi denied on Friday that Iran had lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone....
08:51, 2019-07-19

S Jaishankar To Meet Russian Foreign Minister In Moscow On Tuesday External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is slated to meet his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, in Moscow on August 27, according to Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
21:51, 2019-08-22

India's Stature Has Risen Globally In Last 5 Years, Says Foreign Minister A large majority of people in India have recognised that the country's stature in the world has risen in the last five years, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said today....
10:00, 2019-06-06

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: no information about losing drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was not aware of any downing of an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, after President Donald Trump said a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" one....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Pak Foreign Minister Assures "Tensions" Won't Affect Kartarpur Corridor Pakistan assured today that it stands ready to open the Kartarpur Corridor and welcome the Sikh pilgrims to take part in celebrations in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak....
13:00, 2019-08-23

World Leaders Pay Tribute To Former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj Tributes continued to pour in from world dignitaries for former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who died on Tuesday evening after a cardiac arrest....
06:17, 2019-08-07

For Tax Relief Foreign Investors Can Register As Firms: Finance Minister While presenting the Union Budget for Financial Year 2019-20, Ms Sitharaman proposed to raise surcharge on the super-rich. Those with an annual income between Rs 2 crore and Rs 5 crore would be levied......
15:51, 2019-07-18

UK foreign minister calls U.S. 'send her back' chanting deeply concerning: TV British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that chants at a President Trump rally of "send her back" were deeply concerning, Channel 5 reported....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Modest Deal to End Impasse With U.S. The Iranian foreign minister sounded philosophical if nothing came of efforts to restart negotiations to the nuclear accord that President Trump has jettisoned....
21:34, 2019-07-18

Swiss foreign minister hopes bourse battle with EU just temporary Switzerland hopes a tit-for-tat battle with the EU over stock market access will be short-lived as the two sides try to hammer out a deal over a stalled draft partnership treaty, its foreign minister said on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
10:51, 2019-06-04

‘Are we ready for the age of disruption?’, Thailand’s Foreign Minister asks UN Assembly “The Twenty-First Century is often described as the age of disruption. The question is, are we ready for it?”, asked Thailand’s Foreign Minister, Don Pramudwinai, as he addressed the UN General Assembly on Monday....
03:17, 2019-10-01

Timor-Leste Foreign Minister highlights value of UN in resolving conflicts Timor-Leste continues to be a reflection of “the best the UN has to offer,” Foreign Minister Dionisio da Costa Babo Soares declared on Monday before the UN General Assembly....
03:17, 2019-10-01

Irish foreign minister says reported UK border plan a non-starter Ireland's foreign minister said on Monday it was time the European Union received a serious proposal from the British government if a Brexit deal is to be agreed, dismissing a reported proposal for the Irish border as a "non-starter"...
05:17, 2019-10-01

Iran’s President Calls U.S. Sanctions on the Foreign Minister ‘Childish’ (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country’s foreign minister, describing the move on Thursday as “childish” and a barrier to diplomacy. Hassan Rouhani’s remarks came after the Trump administrat...
11:00, 2019-08-01

UK foreign minister Raab raises crash case with Pompeo British foreign minister Dominic Raab told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday he was disappointed by a U.S. decision to let a diplomat's wife who was involved in a fatal car crash use diplomatic immunity to leave Britain....
22:34, 2019-10-07

On Twitter, Saina Nehwal's SOS To Foreign Minister S Jaishankar For Visa Saina Nehwal has appealed to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, seeking his help in processing her and her trainer's visa a week ahead of the Denmark Open....
14:51, 2019-10-08

U.S. levies sanctions against Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif for working on behalf of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei....
02:17, 2019-08-01

U.S. tariff threats against Mexico 'unfair': Mexican foreign minister Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he would travel to Washington shortly to hold talks with U.S. officials to try to head off U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, calling Mexico's treatment unfair....
18:00, 2019-05-31

Iran to further reduce commitments to nuclear deal: foreign minister Iran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday without elaborating, according to parliamentary news agency ICANA....
15:34, 2019-08-03

U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister: Treasury statement The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control said on its website....
23:17, 2019-07-31

Iran Guards say U.S. sanctioning of foreign minister Zarif 'ridiculous' Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards condemned on Thursday the sanctioning of the Iranian foreign minister by the United States as "ridiculous, illegal and unwise", the semi-official news agency Fars reported....
13:34, 2019-08-01

Brazil's Bolsonaro snubs French foreign minister for haircut Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro canceled a meeting this week with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian - getting a haircut instead - amid deepening tensions over climate change policy that could endanger the EU-Mercosur trade accord....
18:17, 2019-07-31

US Failed To Build Coalition In Gulf, Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said this morning that the United States was isolated in the world and was unable to create a coalition with its allies in the Gulf....
12:34, 2019-08-05

Irish foreign minister promises to work constructively with PM Johnson Ireland will work constructively with Boris Johnson to resolve the impasse over Britain's planned exit from the European Union, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday after Johnson was elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party....
15:51, 2019-07-23

Iranian foreign minister heads to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to New York on Saturday to a United Nations conference, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported, amid rising tension between Washington and Tehran....
17:34, 2019-07-13

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar To Visit China Next Month: Report External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is expected travel to China next month to prepare ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in......
06:01, 2019-07-21

French Foreign Minister Congratulates New Indian Counterpart S Jaishankar French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Friday congratulated S Jaishankar for taking over as the External Affairs Minister and said he was looking forward to deepening of bilateral ties....
01:00, 2019-06-01

Iran foreign minister tweets map with detailed coordinates of drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted a map on Saturday with detailed coordinates which he said show a U.S. drone shot down by Iran on Thursday was within the Islamic Republic's territorial waters....
23:34, 2019-06-22

Rouhani says 'childish' of U.S. to sanction Iran foreign minister Zarif Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States of "childish behavior" and acting out of fear on Thursday after Washington imposed sanctions on Iran's foreign minister amid rising tensions between the two countries....
13:34, 2019-08-01

No Secret Immigration Deal Exists With U.S., Mexico’s Foreign Minister Says The United States and Mexico will review immigration figures in 45 and 90 days, but Marcelo Ebrard directly contradicted the president’s claim of a signed deal....
19:51, 2019-06-10

Move On Article 370 Has "National Security Connotation": Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said India's decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir's special status has a "national security connotation" as he emphasised that the "epicentre of global......
06:00, 2019-09-21

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Arrives In Bhutan On First Overseas Visit External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today arrived in Bhutan on a two-day visit. This is his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the ministry, during which he will hold talks with his......
12:17, 2019-06-07

Boris Johnson Sticking To Brexit Plans, Says UK's Foreign Minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on October 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
13:34, 2019-09-08

Iran's foreign minister warns US 'cannot expect to stay safe' Javad Zarif says only way to reduce tensions is to stop economic war against Tehran Iran’s foreign minister has warned the US it “cannot expect to stay safe” after launching what he described as an economic war against Tehran.Speaking alongside the German foreign minister in Tehran on Monday, Javad ...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Iran’s foreign minister warns U.S. cannot ‘expect to stay safe’ Iran’s foreign minister warned the U.S. on Monday that it “cannot expect to stay safe” after launching what he described as an economic war against Tehran, taking a hard-line stance amid a visit by Germany’s top diplomat seeking to defuse tensions....
00:34, 2019-06-11

Three more foreign airlines could operate domestic flights in Brazil -minister Three more foreign airlines are in talks with the Brazilian government to start domestic flight operations in the country, Brazil's infrastructure minister Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas told reporters on Monday....
05:51, 2019-06-11

Omani foreign minister makes rare visit to Syria Oman’s foreign minister has made a rare visit to Damascus to discuss with President Bashar Assad ways of restoring stability and security in the region...
14:01, 2019-07-07

Mexican foreign minister cites sharp decrease in immigration to U.S. Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said after a White House meeting on Tuesday that there has been a "significant decrease" in U.S.-bound immigration through Mexico, especially from Central America, and he expected the trend to continue....
02:17, 2019-09-11

Iran will continue exporting oil under any conditions: Iranian foreign minister  Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday....
09:34, 2019-07-14

Pompeo to meet with Mexico's foreign minister to discuss immigration, trade U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Sunday to discuss migration and trade, amid heightened bilateral tension ahead of a deadline on a deal that removed tariff threats on Mexican exports....
08:51, 2019-07-21

Iran exceeds uranium caps set by nuclear deal, foreign minister says Iran's enriched low-grade uranium stockpiles have exceeded the 300 kilogram limit set by the 2015 nuclear deal, marking Tehran's first major breach of the landmark accord since US President Donald Trump withdrew from the agreement in 2018....
19:34, 2019-07-01

Iran asks U.N. chief to push back against U.S. sanctions on foreign minister Iran asked U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday to push back against the United States after it imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, describing the move as a "a dangerous precedent."...
01:17, 2019-08-07

Watch: Pak Foreign Minister Heckled In London Over Lack Of Media Freedom Amidst reports of growing press censorship in Pakistan, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist in London alleging that his social media account was......
09:34, 2019-07-12

Trump sanctions Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif President Trump is imposing sanctions on Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, amid deepening tensions with Tehran over the 2015 nuclear deal and Iranian attacks on international shipping in the Persian Gulf....
01:34, 2019-08-01

India's foreign minister visits China amid Kashmir crisis The crisis in India-controlled Kashmir, which is reeling from New Delhi's shock decision this week to revoke its autonomy, is likely to dominate the talks between India's foreign minister and Chinese officials....
16:00, 2019-08-11

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ The post Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it&...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Foreign Office minister to visit Iran to call for 'urgent de-escalation' Andrew Murrison will raise concerns about country’s conduct amid rising tensions A Foreign Office minister is to visit Iran on Sunday and call for “urgent de-escalation in the region”, amid heightening tensions between Tehran and Washington after an unmanned American drone was shot down.Andrew Murri...
01:17, 2019-06-23

Iran cannot be allowed to develop nuclear weapons: Israeli Foreign Minister The international community must join together to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, the Foreign Minister of Israel told the UN General Assembly on Thursday evening....
03:00, 2019-09-27

Ukraine foreign minister defends Trump's call with Zelenskiy: 'I think there was no pressure' A top Ukrainian official on Saturday defended President Trump's July phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, during which Trump reportedly urged authorities in Kiev to investigate dealings in the Eastern European county by the son of former Vice President Joe Biden....
07:34, 2019-09-22

Mexico foreign minister says Pompeo did not discuss 'safe third country' plan Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday, the deadline for an agreement with the United States to reduce migration, that his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo did not mention in talks the previous day an earlier demand that Mexico become a safe third country....
18:51, 2019-07-22

US, Allies Turning Gulf Region Into "Matchbox": Iranian Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", according to Al Jazeera television....
06:34, 2019-08-13

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday extended waivers allowing foreign firms to work at Iranian nuclear facilities without U.S. penalties even as it hit Iran’s foreign minister with sanctions. In a notice sent to Congress, the State Department said it had extended for 90 ...
05:17, 2019-08-01

China's Ambassador To India Luo Zhaohui Appointed Vice Foreign Minister Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has been elevated as vice-minister of foreign affairs. Announcing Mr Luo's appointment as the vice foreign minister, China's State Council or the......
14:17, 2019-05-29

Pompeo speaks with Danish foreign minister after Trump cancels visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Denmark's foreign minister on Wednesday and praised U.S.-Danish security cooperation, a day after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a visit to the Nordic country because it rebuffed his idea of buying Greenland....
01:51, 2019-08-22

UAE Foreign Minister In India; Energy, Trade High On Agenda Of Visit United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrived here Sunday night and will hold talks with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar to boost cooperation in key sectors......
07:00, 2019-07-08

Mexican foreign minister says Mexico will meet with 19 countries over migration plan Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico would meet with 19 countries in the coming weeks in an attempt to boost support for a plan to stem illegal migration toward the United States....
16:34, 2019-06-21

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Escalating Tensions The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in a dramatic step bound to further escalate tensions with Tehran....
09:17, 2019-08-01

German foreign minister meeting with Joshua Wong 'disrespectful': China Beijing has slammed democracy activist Joshua Wong's meeting with Germany's foreign minister as "disrespectful." Wong has urged countries to stand by Hong Kong protesters against the long arm of China in the city....
13:34, 2019-09-10

German government plane 'gremlin' strikes again, delays foreign minister Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carries top German politicians has faced a litany of problems....
15:34, 2019-05-21

UK will respect Supreme Court ruling on suspension of parliament: Foreign minister Britain will accept the Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on whether the government's decision to suspend parliament was lawful, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday....
13:00, 2019-09-22

Dianne Feinstein met with Iranian foreign minister as US-Iran feud escalated Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a top member of the minority party in the upper chamber, met recently with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at a time of escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran....
02:51, 2019-05-28

The U.S. ‘Shot Itself in the Foot’ by Pulling Out of the Nuclear Deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Says The U.S. “shot itself in the foot” by pulling out of the nuclear accord with Iran, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said, offering a grim outlook for the chance of opening talks with President Donald Trump. Zarif, in an interview Wednesday with Bloomberg Television, also accused European cou...
06:17, 2019-07-18

Chinese Delegation Meets Foreign Minister, Gandhis During India Visit A Chinese delegation headed by a Communist Party politburo member met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to discuss bilateral and economic ties between India and China on Thursday. They later paid......
22:34, 2019-06-06

UAE foreign minister says Iran fingerprints clear on oil tanker attacks: Arabiya TV UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahya said Iran's fingerprints were clear on the attacks on oil tankers on May 12, Arabiya TV reported on Saturday....
13:17, 2019-06-15

UK Had Warned 16 NATO Allies Of Russia Hacking Attempts: Foreign Minister Britain has shared with 16 NATO allies details of malicious Russian cyber activity in their countries over the last 18 months, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt was to say on Thursday....
09:34, 2019-05-23

At UN, Yemen Foreign Minister demands end to ‘Iranian-Houthi coup d’etat’ The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Yemen on Saturday called on the United Nations and the wider international community to stand by his crisis-torn country as it struggled to cope with daily assaults and “terrorist aggression” at the hands of vicious, Iran-backed Houthi militias....
04:51, 2019-09-29

North Korean foreign minister calls Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
10:17, 2019-08-23

White House Says Trump Surprised By Iran Foreign Minister's G7 Visit Iran's foreign minister flew in for side talks at the G7 summit on Sunday as host France ramped up efforts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington, a dramatic diplomatic move that the White......
09:17, 2019-08-26

US Rejects Iran Foreign Minister's Hospital Visit Unless American Freed The State Department said Saturday that it would only allow Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit the country's ambassador in a US hospital if Tehran releases a detained American......
07:51, 2019-09-29

Turkey will not allow Syria safe zone agreement to be delayed: foreign minister Turkey will not allow efforts to establish a safe zone with the United States in northeast Syria to stall in the same way that their agreement on control of the Syrian town of Manbij has been delayed, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....
14:51, 2019-08-08

Iran foreign minister says country 'had no choice' but to build missiles for defense Iran’s foreign minister said Wednesday that his country must manufacture missiles for defensive purposes, days after he appeared to suggest the weapons could be up for negotiations....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accordance with the humanitarian principles of neutrality, impartiality and independence, and will work with Venezuelan institutions, to assist people in n...
17:51, 2019-05-21

German foreign minister headed to Iran to save nuclear deal Heiko Maas has announced he will travel to Tehran next week in an effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. Maas, the first German diplomat to visit Iran in over two years, will meet counterpart Mohammad Zarif on Monday....
02:34, 2019-06-07

German foreign minister demands Congo step up Ebola fight When it comes to fighting the Ebola outbreak, the German foreign minister had a straightfoward message for DRC President Felix Tshisekedi. Fabian von der Mark reports from Kinshasa....
18:00, 2019-09-06

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
02:00, 2019-06-07

China Urges Indo-Pak Dialogue As Pak Foreign Minister Arrives In Beijing China on Friday called on India and Pakistan to resolve their disputes through dialogue and negotiation as Pakistan Foreign Minister arrived in Beijing to seek China's support after New Delhi revoked......
14:17, 2019-08-09

Russia’s Foreign Minister Says West is ‘Out of Step With The Times’ at U.N. General Assembly (UNITED NATIONS) –– Russia’s foreign minister is taking aim at the West, saying its philosophies are out of step with the times. Sergei Lavrov says “it is hard for the West to accept seeing its centuries-long dominance in world affairs diminishing.” He spoke in a pointe...
03:17, 2019-09-28

Mexican foreign minister warns U.S. of dire economic consequences of tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, who spoke at a news conference in Washington, said the threat by President Trump would have no impact on Mexico’s immigration policy....
05:17, 2019-06-04

Iran foreign minister reported to make nuclear offer; U.S. skeptical Iran on Thursday offered to ratify a document prescribing more intrusive inspections of its nuclear program if the United States abandoned its economic sanctions, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday, in a proposal that drew U.S. skepticism....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Main priority is to de-escalate U.S.-Iran tensions: France foreign minister French President Emmanuel Macron is due to meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose countries are also parties to the nuclear deal, on Monday, as well as Trump and Rouhani....
06:34, 2019-09-23

Iran's foreign minister, U.N. secretary-general meet in New York: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York on Thursday and discussed the Iranian tanker seized by the British Navy, a report by Iran's state news agency IRNA said....
04:17, 2019-07-19

North Korea foreign minister calls Mike Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" adopted by a so-called B Team, which he has said includes U.S. national security adviser John Bolton....
03:51, 2019-06-14

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday in a press conference broadcast live on state TV....
13:51, 2019-07-07

Syrian crisis is ‘clearest example’ of foreign investment in terrorism, Deputy Prime Minister says at UN Although terrorism is a “global nightmare which haunts everyone”, some countries have invested in terrorism as a tool to impose their “insidious agendas” on other nations, Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister Walid Al-Moualem told the UN General Assembly on Saturday. ...
23:17, 2019-09-28

China's assistant foreign minister says global community sees harm from protectionism China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that the international community recognizes harm from protectionism, and that China will safeguard its fundamental interests....
03:51, 2019-06-24

Assam Citizens List India's Internal Matter: Foreign Minister Jaishankar The process of documenting and identifying illegal immigrants in Assam is India's "internal matter", External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said today as he held wide-ranging talks with his......
14:17, 2019-08-20

Trump administration sanctions Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.        ...
04:51, 2019-08-01

In Slip Of Tongue, Rajnath Singh Calls Foreign Minister Jaishankar Prasad There was a slip of tounge by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha on Wednesday when he referred to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar as "Jaishankar Prasad"....
22:34, 2019-07-24

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The two diplomats clashed on the issue of media freedom....
10:17, 2019-08-22

Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect to stay safe’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect to stay safe’ The post Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect t...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Kuwait foreign minister calls on armed forces to be on high alert: KUNA Kuwait's foreign minister called on the country's armed forces to be on high alert and prepared to confront any incident that may destabilize the country's security, state news agency KUNA reported on Tuesday....
17:51, 2019-09-17

Kuwait foreign minister discusses with Iranian counterpart de-escalating tensions in region Kuwait's foreign minister received a call from his Iranian counterpart where the two discussed measures to de-escalate tensions in the region to avoid more dangers, state news agency KUNA reported on Friday....
01:51, 2019-09-20

UK foreign minister to meet parents after fatal crash involving U.S. diplomat's wife: Sky British foreign minister Dominic Raab will meet the parents of a teenager who was killed in a road crash involving a U.S. diplomat's wife, Sky News reported on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-10-09

Australia Foreign Minister says helping White House probe in national interest Australia's offer to help U.S. President Donald Trump investigate a report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was in the national interest, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said on Wednesday....
09:00, 2019-10-02

US-Iran conflict: German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrives in Jordan The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
09:01, 2019-06-08

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous” and threatening to international peace and security. “Increased U.S. presence in our region is extremely dangerous and a threat against int...
22:51, 2019-05-25

Sushma Swaraj Discusses Wuhan Summit Agenda With China's Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of a multilateral meeting in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek and discussed issues of bilateral......
16:17, 2019-05-22

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions “What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Iran can’t come to the table under these sanctions.”...
23:34, 2019-07-11

Venezuelan foreign minister calls Trump meeting with opposition leaders 'shameful' Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza blasted President Trump Wednesday for meeting with the Venezuelan opposition’s delegation to the United Nations General Assembly instead of the official government delegation....
05:00, 2019-09-27

Iran says its foreign minister will be attending the UN meeting in New York amid visa doubts The semi-official ISNA news agency says Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel on Friday. As host country of the U.N., the U.S. is required to issue the visas....
07:51, 2019-09-20

Chinese foreign minister claims 'black hand' of Western involvement in Hong Kong Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has accused the "black hand" of Western forces of attempting to use recent mass demonstrations in Hong Kong to "stir up trouble" in the city....
07:51, 2019-06-20

Iran deputy foreign minister says ready for dialogue with Gulf Arab countries: statement Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday that his country was ready to engage in dialogue with Gulf Arab countries in order to address escalating tensions in the region....
22:00, 2019-05-28

‘Terrorist Iranian regime’ must be checked; Saudi Foreign Minister urges financial pressure The United Nations, and the world, have a moral responsibility “to apply utmost pressure with every tool available ... to end the terrorist and aggressive conduct of the Iranian regime,” Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister told the General Assembly on Thursday evening. ...
09:34, 2019-09-27

With the help of his boyfriend, a German reporter asked Iran’s foreign minister why the country executes people for being gay Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif did not directly deny that gay people have been executed in Iran and instead cited a need to respect “moral principles."...
17:00, 2019-06-12

Iranian journalist claims asylum in Sweden after accompanying foreign minister on diplomatic mission Amir Tohid Fazel, an editor at a conservative news agency, fled his hotel in Stockholm on Aug. 21, slipping out for a cigarette break and dashing away on foot. ...
11:34, 2019-08-28

Iranian journalist flees foreign minister's press pool 'to claim asylum' in Sweden An Iranian state news journalist fled from Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's press pool and applied for residency in Sweden last week, according to authorities....
15:00, 2019-08-28

Stage set for successful 2020 Burundi elections, Foreign Minister tells General Assembly With organizational and financial preparations for Burundi’s 2020 elections well underway, Ezechiel Nibigira, Minister of Foreign Affairs, told the UN General Assembly on Monday the Government is wary of, and will not tolerate, any outside interference in the polls....
22:00, 2019-09-30

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
23:00, 2019-06-08

US: Iranian foreign minister can only visit sick colleague on NY trip if Iran releases hostage The U.S. said Friday that Iran’s foreign minister can visit the country’s ailing U.N. ambassador in a New York hospital, only if his country agrees to release an American prisoner in exchange. ...
15:17, 2019-09-28

China’s Foreign Minister says Hong Kong faces its worst crisis since 1997 handover Hong Kong has been engulfed in angry and sometimes violent protests against the government for three months, sparked by a now-suspended extradition bill and concerns that Beijing was trying to bring the territory under greater mainland control....
04:34, 2019-08-28

Iran's foreign minister invited to White House, Tehran decided against visit: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reportedly received an invitation to meet President Trump in the White House last month but Tehran decided against such meeting....
21:51, 2019-08-03

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers....
00:17, 2019-05-23

Trump sanctions on Iranian foreign minister could expose the real face of the country's 'charmer-in-chief' The Trump administration is expected to sanction Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, any day now, and the announcement could offer a rare glimpse into the internal dealings of the country's most traveled official....
03:34, 2019-06-29

Iran has released seven crew members of seized tanker Stena Impero: Sweden foreign minister Iran has released seven of the 23 crew members of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero that was seized earlier this summer, Sweden's foreign minister said on Wednesday....
22:17, 2019-09-04

Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigns ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election as next PM - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 11.51am BST This is from the Press Association.Charlie Elphicke, the Conservative MP for Dover, has been charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women, the Crown Prosecution Service said. 11.36am BST Gordon Brown, t...
13:51, 2019-07-22

Israeli foreign minister reaches out to Arab Gulf states in UN speech, saying they face common threat from Iran Speaking at the U.N. General Assembly Thursday, Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz reached out to Arab Gulf states in solidarity, saying they all face a common threat from Iran. ...
05:00, 2019-09-27

Haitian Foreign Minister calls for development reboot to close ‘striking gap’ between promises and action on ending poverty The future of humanity hinges on full implementation of the 2030 Agenda, if we don't get there, “we may never see the world that ‘we the peoples of the United Nations’ have long been calling for,” Bocchit Edmond, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Haiti, told the General Assembly, the Organization’...
17:17, 2019-09-29

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Rising Sanctions The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country's top diplomat....
03:34, 2019-08-01

China's Foreign Minister Warns of 'Endless Troubles' If U.S. and China Decouple The U.S. and China are at impasse in a more than yearlong trade war, one that some analysts say could lead to a widening chasm between the two countries....
17:00, 2019-09-25

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement on the Iranian foreign ministry website....
05:17, 2019-07-14

U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Venezuela Into an Embargo The new measures mark a significant escalation of pressure against the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and countries including Russia and China that continue to support him....
10:34, 2019-08-06

5 reasons Trump's Venezuela embargo won't end the Maduro regime The US has upped its pressure of the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro by imposing new sanctions. The new measures aren't quite a full trade embargo like the US has on Cuba, but they won't be enough to force Maduro out, according to Marco Aponte-Moreno, a business professor at St Ma...
15:51, 2019-08-09

Brazil's embargo on beef exports to China lifted Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday the country may resume beef exports to China after an embargo was lifted, sending shares of Brazilian meatpackers like Marfrig Global Foods and Minerva SA soaring....
20:00, 2019-06-13

Russian travel embargo worsens; flights from Georgia banned After banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, Moscow is to stop its southern neighbor's airlines from landing at its airports. Relations slumped this week when anti-Russia protests erupted in Tbilisi....
00:34, 2019-06-23

Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips and smartphones erupted over forced labor in World War Two and banned trade with North Korea....
22:17, 2019-07-09

US President Donald Trump's Iran embargo punishes Iraqis As a result of US sanctions, Iranians can no longer afford the yearly pilgrimage to Iraq's Shiite shrines. The holy city of Najaf is bearing the economic brunt. Judit Neurink reports from Najaf....
23:00, 2019-06-08

UPDATE 1-Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips and smartphones erupted over forced labour in World War Two and banned trade with North Korea....
20:51, 2019-07-09

Iranian foreign minister: U.S. 'cannot expect to stay safe' because of 'economic war' "Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it," said Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister.        ...
17:00, 2019-06-10

Pompeo announces 'countdown' clock as Iran weapons embargo ends in 2020 United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned against ending an arms embargo on Iran, likening every day until the deal's October 2020 expiration as a "#CountdownToTerror."...
10:34, 2019-08-21

Japan announced export approval after South Korea 'embargo' claim - Seko Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said on Thursday that Japan does not usually announce each time it grants approval for exports but did so this time after South Korea called Japan's recent restrictions an "embargo" on shipments....
07:00, 2019-08-08

President Donald Trump orders total embargo of Venezuela to choke fiscal 'lifeline' President Donald Trump has frozen all U.S.-linked assets of Venezuela -- imposing a total economic embargo on the South American nation his administration says is designed to choke off the regime's "financial lifeline."...
22:34, 2019-08-06

'Urdu No Foreign': PU Dept. Objects To Being Clubbed With Foreign Languages The Panjab University's Urdu Department has objected to its proposed merger with those of various foreign tongues, asserting that Urdu is not a foreign language but an Indian one like Hindi and......
22:51, 2019-09-28

Humberto strengthens into a hurricane: U.S. NHC Humberto has strengthened into a hurricane in the Atlantic and is forecast to strengthen further during the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday....
07:51, 2019-09-16

IBM Strengthens Hybrid Cloud With Red Hat Acquisition The company’s $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat, which closed this week, boosts its standing in the hybrid cloud market. Companies use the hybrid cloud to manage software and other systems across different cloud services and their own data centers....
01:34, 2019-07-13

Humberto strengthens into Category 3 hurricane: NHC Humberto strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane and is expected to remain a powerful hurricane for the next couple of days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-09-18

| Hurricane Dorian changes course, strengthens to Category 4 Hurricane Dorian changed course slightly on Saturday, possibly putting it on track to hit the Carolinas rather than Florida as previously forecast, after a dangerous blast through the Bahamas....
01:17, 2019-09-01

Jerry strengthens into 4th hurricane of season Hurricane Jerry continued to strengthen as it reached hurricane status on Thursday. With a potential track that could slam the Leeward Islands, Jerry is the 10th named storm and the fourth recognized hurricane of 2019 At...
02:51, 2019-09-20

Hurricane Dorian Slightly Changes Course, Strengthens To Category 4 Hurricane Dorian changed course slightly on Saturday, possibly putting it on track to hit the Carolinas rather than Florida as previously forecast, after a dangerous blast through the Bahamas....
21:17, 2019-08-31

Humberto strengthens into Category 1 hurricane off U.S. Southeast Hurricane Humberto is strengthening off the U.S. East Coast and is expected to produce potentially life-threatening surf conditions, forecasters said early Monday....
22:51, 2019-09-16

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to Category 2 storm Hurricane Dorian is now a Category 2 hurricane and is expected to continue strengthening over the weekend. Forecasters expect Dorian to become a major hurricane Friday and make landfall on Florida's east coast on Monday night. (Aug. 30)        ...
19:34, 2019-08-30

Lorenzo strengthens into hurricane east of Caribbean The fifth hurricane of the Atlantic season, named Lorenzo, is forecast to become the third Category 3 storm of the Atlantic hurricane season in the coming days, the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday....
08:17, 2019-09-26

Humberto strengthens into Category 2 Atlantic hurricane: U.S. NHC Humberto has strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane and is likely to intensify further as it approaches Bermuda by Wednesday night, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
23:17, 2019-09-17

Muted U.S. inflation strengthens case for Fed rate cut U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy increased pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
21:51, 2019-06-12

Dorian strengthens further, now tied for second-strongest Atlantic storm Enlarge / Hurricane Dorian's satellite appearance on Sunday morning. (credit: NOAA) 5pm ET Sunday Update: Hurricane Dorian continues to pound the northern Bahamas, and has strengthened a little bit further on Sunday. As of 5pm CT (21:00 UTC), Dorian has a central pressure of 910 millibars, and max...
00:34, 2019-09-02

Lorenzo strengthens into Category 4 hurricane east of Caribbean Hurricane Lorenzo strengthened into a Category 4 storm Thursday, producing swells that could affect parts of the Windward Islands and South America, the National Hurricane Center said....
10:00, 2019-09-27

Finance deal strengthens Mazda's ties with Toyota Mazda's tie-up with Toyota Financial Services beginning in April will have a more immediate impact on Mazda dealers in the United States than the automakers' manufacturing partnerships....
17:51, 2019-09-02

Asian markets move higher and yuan strengthens Asian markets broadly rose Thursday as investors digested several signs that policymakers across the region are taking steps to protect their economies from slowing global growth....
08:00, 2019-08-08

Hurricane Dorian strengthens with 145-mph winds and shifts toward the Carolinas As Hurricane Dorian closes in, Florida has set up police escorts to deliver more gas to stations, waived service and truck rates for fuel trucks and ordered a million gallons of water....
15:51, 2019-08-31

Hurricane Dorian strengthens as Florida prepares for impact Residents of Florida on Friday were boarding up windows and stocking up on food, water and gas as Hurricane Dorian gained strength and slowly churned toward the U.S. mainland....
23:34, 2019-08-30

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during the day, bringing strong winds and heavy rain tha...
20:17, 2019-07-13

TVS Motor Company Strengthens Presence In UAE; Appoints New Distributor Hosur-based TVS Motor Company has expanded its presence in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and announced its new distribution partnership with Al Yousuf MC; a subsidiary of Al Yousuf LLC. As part of......
19:17, 2019-09-26

Humberto strengthens into Category One hurricane off Florida coast Humberto has strengthened into a Category One hurricane in the Atlantic off the coast of Florida and is expected to become more powerful over the next 48 hours. The weather system was gaining steam about 785 miles west of Bermuda, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour, according to the N...
13:17, 2019-09-16

Tanak strengthens his WRC Rally Italy lead over Sordo Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak has pulled clear of Hyundai rival Dani Sordo to lead Rally Italy by 25.9 seconds with four stages remaining on Sunday...
20:51, 2019-06-15

Argentina Peso Strengthens for First Time Since Primary Election Argentina’s peso strengthened against the dollar, the first improvement for the currency since a left-wing presidential candidate performed better than expected in a primary election last Sunday....
17:00, 2019-08-16

Humberto strengthens into Category 2 hurricane off U.S. East Coast Hurricane Humberto strengthened to a Category 2 storm on Tuesday, forecasters said, as it maintains a northeastern heading off the coast of the Eastern Seaboard....
17:51, 2019-09-17

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 3 storm Hurricane Dorian has strengthened into an “extremely dangerous” Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph as it churns toward Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. Dorian, which is located 625 miles east of West Palm Beach and moving northwest at 10 mph, is expected to ...
02:00, 2019-08-31

Humberto strengthens into hurricane, may bring heavy rain to Bermuda The third hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season was strengthening at sea Monday ahead of the potentially dangerous rip currents it's likely to bring to the Southeast coast -- which may be the only direct threat to the U.S. posed by the storm before it's set to turn away from the mainland for go...
18:17, 2019-09-16

Argentine Peso Strengthens Against Dollar After Currency Controls Introduced The Argentine peso gained against the dollar after the government announced measures on Sunday to try to slow an outflow of the currency amid a crisis of confidence....
05:51, 2019-09-03

Humberto strengthens into a Category 3 major hurricane as it tracks toward Bermuda Already at Category 3 strength, Hurricane Humberto is expanding off the U.S. East Coast and is projected to threaten Bermuda as it passes later Wednesday, forecasters said....
22:17, 2019-09-18

AstraZeneca strengthens Lynparza push with prostate cancer data AstraZeneca presented results on Monday for a trial of its Lynparza drug against prostate cancer, which it hopes could lead to wider regulatory approval for the treatment for use against more forms of the disease....
05:17, 2019-10-01

Toyota strengthens Subaru ties, shifts U.S. plant chiefs Toyota and Subaru said they will work on a second generation of their shared rear-wheel-drive sporty coupe and collaborate more closely on other projects under a new agreement....
09:51, 2019-09-30

Hurricane Barbara strengthens into a Category 2 storm off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara began strengthening rapidly in the Pacific Ocean on Monday and meteorologists expect it become a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
16:00, 2019-07-02

Jerry strengthens into a hurricane, eyes Puerto Rico and Bermuda Tropical Storm Jerry strengthened into a hurricane Thursday morning and is expected to pass north of Puerto Rico on Saturday and east of the Bahamas on Sunday, before taking aim at an already storm-sacked Bermuda early next week. ...
01:17, 2019-09-20

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to Category 2 storm as it approaches Canada Hurricane Dorian has strengthened to a Category 2 storm as it moved up the Eastern Seaboard on Saturday en route to Canada after dumping a deluge of rain in North Carolina, forecasters said....
22:00, 2019-09-07

PRECIOUS-Gold prices dip as equities gain, dollar strengthens Gold prices slipped on Monday due to a stronger U.S. dollar and a recovery in equities, as hints of more stimulus from major central banks around the world eased concerns about a recession....
10:34, 2019-08-19

Toyota strengthens Japan partnerships with bigger Subaru stake Toyota Motor Corp will raise its stake in Subaru Corp to 20% from around 17%, the two Japanese automakers said on Friday, as they leverage their scale to better compete in developing new vehicle technologies....
16:34, 2019-09-27

Carapaz strengthens grip on pink as Peters takes surprise first pro win "Pink jersey Richard Carapaz added a handful of seconds to his overall lead on his 26th birthday as Frenchman Nans Peters pulled off a surprise win from the breakaway in Stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia."...
01:51, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 6-Hurricane Dorian strengthens as Florida prepares for impact Residents of Florida on Friday were boarding up windows and stocking up on food, water and gas as Hurricane Dorian gained strength and slowly churned toward the U.S. mainland....
23:34, 2019-08-30

FOREX-Australian dollar strengthens on encouraging Chinese data The Australian dollar strengthened on stronger-than-expected economic data from China, which some analysts saw as signalling that moves aimed at reviving spending in the world's second biggest economy are having some success....
08:17, 2019-07-15

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
19:34, 2019-07-13

Kuss soloes to Stage 15 glory as teammate Roglic strengthens lead "A Jumbo-Visma bonanza in the Asturias saw the American Sepp Kuss win Stage 15 atop the Puerto del Acebo from the break while teammate Primoz Roglic strengthened his grip on the red jersey."...
10:00, 2019-09-09

Sensational Alaphilippe strengthens grip on yellow jersey with time trial win "Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe put in a historic performance in the individual time trial in Pau to win Stage 13 ahead of Welshman Geraint Thomas and extend his vice-like grip on the race lead on the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France’s yellow jersey."...
22:17, 2019-07-19

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
11:17, 2019-07-11

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to Cat 1 storm as it slams Virgin Islands, threatens Florida Hurricane Dorian is blowing through the Virgin Islands and is expected to reach Florida as a Category 3 hurricane by Monday. As it gets stronger, the main part of the storm is no longer expected to hit Puerto Rico's biggest island....
05:00, 2019-08-29

Maruti Suzuki Strengthens Its Service Network Across India; Adds 200 Workshops in FY 2018-19 Maruti Suzuki has added 200 workshops nationwide in the fiscal year 2018-19 which will help it build upon its already strong aftersales service. This is the largest addition to service networks by any......
08:51, 2019-05-22

Hurricane Dorian Strengthens to Category 3 as It Heads for Florida. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a Category 3 storm as it barrels toward the Bahamas and Florida’s Atlantic coast, according to the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane gained strength Friday, with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph, as it moved about 420 mile...
23:34, 2019-08-30

Hurricane Dorian Strengthens to Category 5 as It Closes in on the Bahamas. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast Hurricane Dorian has officially been upgraded to a “catastrophic” Category 5 storm. The National Hurricane Center confirmed the upgrade Sunday morning as the storm closes in on parts of the Bahamas, noting that “the core of extremely dangerous Hurricane Dorian should be moving over...
18:51, 2019-09-01

'Keep calm': 6.0 earthquake rattles jittery Puerto Rico as Tropical Storm Karen strengthens A magnitude 6.0 quake rattled Puerto Rico hours before Tropical Storm Karen was forecast to pound an island still recovering from Hurricane Maria.        ...
23:51, 2019-09-24

Hurricane Dorian Strengthens to Category 5 as It Makes Landfall in the Bahamas. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast Hurricane Dorian, a “catastrophic” Category 5 storm, has officially made landfall in the Bahamas. The National Hurricane Center confirmed the new category Sunday morning, and several hours later confirmed the slow-moving storm made landfall in Elbow Cay, Abacos, at 12:40 p.m. E.T. on Sun...
21:17, 2019-09-01

Pound strengthens and markets rally as no-deal Brexit fears ease - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsMPs to vote on blocking no-deal Brexit todayPound jumps to $1.215, back from three-year lowMarkets rally across EuropeGovernment seeks general election, but will opposition back it?21 Conservative MPs lose whip after rebellingPolitics Live: ...
10:17, 2019-09-04

Odion Ighalo strengthens Golden Boot claim as Nigeria clinch third place at Africa Cup of Nations Odion Ighalo netted the only goal of the game and went off injured as Nigeria sealed victory over Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday night....
00:17, 2019-07-18

Tropical Storm Dorian strengthens, may threaten Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic as minimal hurricane The fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season gathered strength Monday while approaching the islands in the eastern Caribbean Sea, as forecasters warn Tropical Storm Dorian could impact Puerto Rico and its neighbors later this week....
22:17, 2019-08-26

Hurricane Dorian Strengthens to Category 4 as It Heads for Florida and Atlantic Coast. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a Category 4 storm as it barrels toward the Bahamas and Florida’s Atlantic coast, according to the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane gained strength Saturday, with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph, as it moved about 260 mi...
23:17, 2019-08-31

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha......
12:17, 2019-06-01

Two aides of Lebanese minister shot dead as convoy hit by gunfire - minister Two bodyguards of a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
20:34, 2019-05-21

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
10:34, 2019-06-01

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
02:34, 2019-05-22

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
00:00, 2019-07-13

UK health minister Hancock pulls out of contest to be next prime minister Health minister Matt Hancock pulled out of the contest to be the next British prime minister on Friday, leaving six candidates remaining in the fight to replace Theresa May....
13:51, 2019-06-14

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson’s insistence that he wants a deal. Amber Rudd said “ther...
13:00, 2019-09-09

Hurricane Lorenzo strengthens to 'beastly' Category 4 storm, Tropical Storm Karen forecast to weaken The fifth hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season roared in the open ocean on Thursday, strengthening into a Category 4 storm as another tropical system closer to the U.S. is forecast to weaken by the weekend....
05:00, 2019-09-27

UK business minister and trade minister go as Johnson becomes PM Britain's business minister Greg Clark and trade minister Liam Fox both said they would no longer be in government after Boris Johnson was formally appointed prime minister on Wednesday....
18:34, 2019-07-24

The best monitor arms By Anna Perling and Jordan McMahon This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to monitor......
19:51, 2019-08-09

The sexy theory behind T. rex’s tiny arms Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable amount of new information about dinosaurs over the past few decades. Michael J. Benton, a professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Bristol in England, was part of the team that in 2008 confirmed the presence of melanosomes — the parts of ...
21:34, 2019-06-01

Former FARC commanders say they are taking up arms again Former commanders for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) say they are taking up arms again after what they consider to be the failure of a 2016 peace deal to guarantee their political rights....
01:17, 2019-08-30

Top Recruit Stiff-Arms The NCAA High school basketball player R.J. Hampton is the No. 5-ranked prospect on ESPN’s list of 100 recruits from the class of 2019, and this morning we all found out that he will not be playing college basketball next season. Instead, he will be playing in the Australian pro league as a member of the New...
17:00, 2019-05-28

FARC Says Rebels Will Take Up Arms Against Colombian Government Again (BOGOTA, Colombia) — The top peace negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia announced Thursday that he and a small cadre of hardline supporters are taking up arms again, accusing President Ivan Duque of failing to uphold the 2016 accord that sought to end a half century of blo...
19:51, 2019-08-29

Landmark INF nuclear arms treaty is history: What now? A landmark nuclear treaty ends. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep dialogue channels with Russia open, all while ensuring NATO's unity. It's not an easy task....
20:00, 2019-08-01

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
07:00, 2019-07-11

Streaming War Spurs Classic-TV Arms Race Entertainment heavyweights have spent over $2 billion on classic television shows in recent weeks, in an effort to win over streaming customers who soon will have many more options to choose from....
05:17, 2019-09-18

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarization, conducted by a favored family of the White Ho...
08:00, 2019-06-08

Analysis: Saudi and the arms race less spoken about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarization, conducted by a favored family of the White Ho...
18:17, 2019-06-08

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for more proven talent, and everyone is looking for reli...
12:17, 2019-06-16

Nagasaki mayor laments nuclear arms are seen as useful On 74th bombing anniversary, Nagasaki mayor laments that nuclear weapons are increasingly seen as useful and nuclear states like US and Russia are returning to making and deploying them...
12:17, 2019-08-09

U.S. says it will test new missile now that arms treaty with Russia is done U.S. officials said they are no longer hamstrung and could now develop weapons systems previously banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia....
07:34, 2019-08-03

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Armed man at Walmart says he was testing right to bear arms SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just da...
04:34, 2019-08-11

Germany bans exports of arms to Turkey Germany has banned arms exports to Turkey as a reaction to the country's assault on the Kurdish YPG militia in northeast Syria, a foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Saturday....
17:34, 2019-10-12

Air Force arms B1-B bomber with hypersonic weapons The Air Force arming its classic B-1B bomber with long-range, lethal hypersonic weapons able to move at 5-times the speed of sound, skip along the boundaries of the earth’s atmosphere and descend upon targets at lightning speed -- before an enemy might have a chance to respond, or even know what’s o...
12:34, 2019-10-02

Italy says six EU states will take in Open Arms migrants Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had blocked from docking, resolving the latest standoff over immigration to Europe across the Mediterranean....
18:34, 2019-08-17

U.S. abandons 1987 nuclear arms deal with Russia The U.S. has officially abandoned a Cold War-era nuclear weapons pact with Russia -- a landmark move when it was made by former President Ronald Reagan -- because officials say Moscow broke the deal years ago....
18:34, 2019-08-02

Straight arms or bent? For walking, it's clear. For running, less so The way we walk is very efficient, but runners’ bent-arm bias is not so straightforwardIt is a question that perhaps only a scientist would ask and try to answer: why do we walk with straight arms but run with them bent?Months after the conundrum struck Andrew Yegian as he strolled across campus at ...
13:00, 2019-07-10

Russia: meeting with US on arms control a starting point MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s deputy foreign minister says a meeting with a U.S. counterpart was a starting point for working out fraught arms control issues. Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Undersecretary of State for Arms Control Andrea Thompson met Wednesday in Prague. Russia was rattled by the U.S. withd...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian people and causing regional tensions....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Goldman Sachs to Combine Private-Investing Arms Goldman Sachs is pulling together four separate units that invest in private companies, real estate and other hard-to-access deals, creating a new unit....
09:51, 2019-06-17

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate Republicans are expected to join Democrats in the c...
16:34, 2019-06-12

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
11:17, 2019-06-18

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget to better serve clients and compete with rival fin...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Don’t expect Brodie Van Wagenen to deal Mets’ top two arms MIAMI — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard probably can plan on continuing with the Mets beyond July 31. In assessing his trade chips Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he would expect both pitchers to remain with the club. “We have some expiring contracts that are attractive to people a...
11:00, 2019-07-13

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China said it would sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, a retaliatory move that is expected to have minimal effect on defense companies but is likely to further complicate efforts to resolve the simmering trade dispute between Beijing and Washington....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outfield prospect Elio Prado, both of whom are in rook...
04:17, 2019-07-14

US leads arms sales to Saudis, followed by UK, from 2014-2018 In spite of repeated incidents of mass casualties, both countries have sought to press ahead with sales of their weaponry Selling arms to Saudi Arabia has been a hard drug for western governments to give up.Since entering the Yemen conflict in 2015 at the end of a coalition of Gulf monarchies, the k...
18:00, 2019-10-03

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit a provision in the Foreign Assistance Act, which ...
03:17, 2019-06-10

Russia moves closer to pulling out of arms treaty with US MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has moved closer to suspending its participation in a key nuclear arms treaty. The State Duma on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to support President Vladimir Putin’s decree to suspend Russia’s obligations under the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the...
12:34, 2019-06-18

‘Inspirational’: Teen boy with no arms lands 20-inch box jump For some, doing a box jump is hard enough as it is. Now imagine having no arms, and being asked to nail one on camera. That’s exactly what 14-year-old Tim, of Chicago, managed to do recently after three failed attempts — and the world is loving him for it. “This is amazing,” ...
09:34, 2019-07-24

Kremlin says it is winning arms race against U.S. despite rocket accident The Kremlin boasted on Tuesday it was winning the race to develop new cutting edge nuclear weapons despite a mysterious rocket accident last week in northern Russia that caused a temporary spike in radiation levels....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Man loses arms, legs after trip to dentist gives him sepsis A trip to the dentist cost a healthy British dad both of his arms and legs after a tiny cut in his gum gave him sepsis, reports said. Tom Ray told an audience in a speech Wednesday about how, in 1999, he was a successful banker and in the process of setting up a business......
03:17, 2019-05-23

Why Trump and Putin Blew Up Cold War Arms Treaty A landmark Cold War-era weapons treaty between the U.S. and Russia has collapsed. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty banned an entire category of weapons: ground-launched intermediate-range missiles, which were then deployed across Europe. Washington says Russia has violated the treat...
20:34, 2019-08-02

Evidence indicates Iranian arms used in attack on Saudi, says Riyadh The Saudi-led military coalition battling Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday that the attack on Saudi oil plants was carried out by Iranian weapons and did not originate from Yemen according to preliminary findings....
19:17, 2019-09-17

France, Germany closing in on arms exports pact France and Germany said on Thursday they were close to an agreement on how to remove obstacles to exporting weapons manufactured in joint programs, after French firms called for easing German export restrictions....
19:34, 2019-09-19

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite trade talks with China....
07:51, 2019-06-18

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
10:34, 2019-07-09

Do you run with bent arms? Turns out it doesn't make much difference A study found that people don’t use any more energy by running with their arms held straight, even though they found it was a more awkward running style...
02:00, 2019-07-10

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Colombia ex-FARC rebel issues call to arms The top peace negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia announced that he is taking up arms again, accusing President Ivan Duque of failing to uphold the 2016 accord that sought to end a half-century of bloody fighting....
21:34, 2019-08-29

China aims to join U.S.-spurned arms treaty as soon as possible China wants to join as soon as possible an international arms treaty that the United States has spurned, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, adding it was China's responsibility to take part as a member of the international community....
12:17, 2019-09-28

Colombia slams former FARC commander's call to arms The Colombian government has accused Venezuela of harboring the former rebels as they launch a new campaign against "the oligarchy." The rebels said the government had turned their back on their promises for peace....
23:51, 2019-08-29

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
00:17, 2019-05-22

Gus Johnson Not Sure If It's Hot In Here Or Just Him, Can't Stop Admiring Beefy Referee's Arms When Mike Defee officiates a football game, you can be fairly sure that what transpires on the field will be discussed about half as much as what’s protruding from Defee’s sleeves. His arms first came to prominence a few years ago in the 2017 title game between Alabama and Clemson, after which he to...
00:51, 2019-10-13

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, prompting anger from China....
13:34, 2019-06-06

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
15:51, 2019-05-28

US Missile Test Will Trigger A New "Arms Race", Says China China warned Tuesday that the testing of a medium-range cruise missile by the US would start a new "arms race", after a launch off the coast of California....
15:51, 2019-08-20

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
14:51, 2019-05-28

2 charged in massive international arms smuggling scheme MIAMI (AP) — Two people have been charged in Florida with orchestrating a massive arms smuggling scheme involving thousands of weapons and parts sent to South America. Homeland Security Department officials said at a news conference Friday that authorities seized 5,300 firearms and components, many ...
23:00, 2019-06-28

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
19:00, 2019-06-14

Evidence indicates Iranian arms used in Saudi attack, Riyadh says Saudi Arabia said on Monday that the attack on its oil facilities was carried out with Iranian weapons, according to a preliminary investigation, but stopped short of directly blaming regional foe Iran....
23:17, 2019-09-16

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
02:34, 2019-05-22

Man recalls father dying in his arms during Dayton massacre A grieving son told how his father died in his arms during the Dayton massacre — and how he believes he spoke to the killer’s dying sister as she gasped for help nearby. Dion Green, 37, had invited dad Derrick Fudge, 57, for a night out in the Ohio entertainment district when he spotted ...
23:00, 2019-08-06

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Five EU states to take in Open Arms migrants, ending standoff Spain and four other EU states agreed to take in migrants stranded for weeks on the Open Arms rescue ship, EU authorities said on Wednesday, ending a prolonged standoff with the Italian government over their fate....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Artist protests AfD arms policy with tank and wolves A German artist has installed a tank and four bronze wolf statues in a Berlin street to protest the arms policy of far-right party Alternative for Germany. The party has previously argued for German rearmament....
20:34, 2019-09-27

Evidence indicates Iranian arms used in Saudi attack, say Saudis The Saudi-led military coalition battling Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday that the attack on Saudi Arabian oil plants was carried out with Iranian weapons and was not launched from Yemen according to preliminary findings....
18:17, 2019-09-16

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
09:17, 2019-07-16

Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it would bypass congressional opposition to the sale of arms, is expected to veto the Senate'...
18:34, 2019-06-20

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons had been used in violation of human rights statutes....
18:00, 2019-06-20

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypass Congress on foreign policy. The bill, sponsored ...
03:00, 2019-06-10

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
15:34, 2019-05-21

A Maoist For 20 Years, This Man Gave Up Arms To Work For Tribal Welfare Arjun worked as a Maoist for almost 20 years before realising that Maoist ideology is not good for the society. He recently organised a cultural show on World Environment Day to create awareness among......
16:17, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 3-China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
08:51, 2019-07-16

Washington wants to sanction Turkey over its Russian arms deal — but it could backfire Turkish dollar-denominated bonds and the lira have both fallen in recent days, with investors concerned about its credibility and the potential for U.S. sanctions over a Russian weapons deal....
09:17, 2019-07-17

Iran Will Be "Wealthy, Best Friend" If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Trump US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would be Iran's "best friend" and that the Islamic republic could be a "wealthy" country if it renounced nuclear weapons, amid soaring tensions between......
20:00, 2019-06-22

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission as they lock arms with Kim Kardashian West to free nonviolent drug offenders serving federal life terms...
16:51, 2019-05-23

The Guardian view on hacking: a dangerous arms trade | Editorial Cyberweapons are dangerous in themselves. Their proliferation makes them much more harmfulNSO Group, an Israeli firm that has risen to a billion-dollar valuation on the strength of the aggressive hacking tools it sells to authoritarian governments across the Arab world, is being sued by lawyers and ...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
22:00, 2019-06-06

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and through a mechanism so clever and simple you’...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons......
22:00, 2019-06-20

Armed man said he walked into Missouri Walmart to test right to bear arms Greene County Sheriff via AP Dmitriy Andreychenko, who walked into a Missouri Walmart wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons, said he wanted to test whether the store would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just days after 22 people were killed during an attack at a...
23:51, 2019-08-10

How hypersonic weapons created a new arms race between China, the US and Russia Hypersonic weapons travel more than five times the speed of sound and can evade traditional missile defense systems. It's no wonder why Russia, China and the United States all want them as part of their military arsenals....
23:00, 2019-09-26

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China. The tanks represent a significant upgrade to Taiwan’s aging armored battle fleet. Congress ha...
05:51, 2019-07-09

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday....
00:00, 2019-07-09

DealBook Briefing: Is Saudi Arabia Twisting Arms to Help Aramco’s I.P.O.? The government is reportedly putting pressure on some of the country’s richest families to invest in Aramco’s forthcoming stock sale, the FT reports....
17:51, 2019-09-20

State Department's top arms control official leaving post The U.S. under secretary of state for arms control and international security, Andrea Thompson, is leaving her post, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday....
01:34, 2019-09-21

German arms export freeze on Saudi Arabia extended Germany has extended its arms export moratorium on Saudi Arabia by 6 months. If parliament agrees, cabinet also plans to extend a Bundeswehr training mission in Iraq and reconnaissance flights tracking IS in Syria....
22:17, 2019-09-18

Navy arms destroyers with new high-powered laser, changes war tactics If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike range, ship commanders would instantly begin weighing defensive options - to include interceptor missiles, electronic warfare, deck-mounted ...
15:00, 2019-07-08

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The measure to block arms sales to Bahrain failed in a 4...
20:00, 2019-06-13

Accused ISIS sniper from Brooklyn would ‘take up arms’ if released: feds A former Brooklyn man accused of being a top ISIS sniper admitted he would “take up arms” in support of the terror group again if he was released, prosecutors claimed Wednesday. Ruslan Maratovich Asainov, 42, who was busted in July on charges of providing material assistance to a terror ...
05:34, 2019-09-12

Argentina Police Foil International Arms-Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
15:00, 2019-06-28

Father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms are laid to rest Migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas are laid to rest in their native El Salvador.        ...
21:51, 2019-07-01

US arms control office critically understaffed under Trump, experts say State department office whittled down in staff numbers from 14 at start of administration to four as Trump shifts approachA state department office tasked with negotiating and implementing nuclear disarmament treaties has lost more than 70% of its staff over the past two years, as the Trump administ...
18:17, 2019-07-01

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defenses and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran....
22:51, 2019-06-23

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
00:51, 2019-07-10

Germany's arms export approvals headed for record high The German government is approving more and more arms exports despite stricter regulations and bans on some countries. The main destination is a fellow EU member state....
01:34, 2019-10-08

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of India...
04:34, 2019-06-10

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
19:01, 2019-07-12

New Cable Network for A.C.C. Heightens Arms Race in College Sports The ACC Network is owned by ESPN with revenues and costs split with the Atlantic Coast Conference. Its launch comes against a backdrop of changing viewership and big money to air college sports....
09:51, 2019-08-22

California arms traffickers used Snapchat to market illegal weapons Recent investigations show that in the Bay Area, social media is playing a significant role in firearms salesOne post showed the man walking through a home brandishing a gun with a high-capacity magazine and tapping an unidentified woman on her buttocks with the barrel. In another, he waved a pistol...
09:51, 2019-08-22

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
10:51, 2019-07-09

Kristaps Porzingis boasting jacked arms ahead of NBA return Watch out, Knicks. Kristaps Porzingis is coming. The former Knicks star, who missed the entire 2019-20 NBA season recovering from a torn ACL and was traded to the Mavericks at the deadline, posted a photo on Instagram Wednesday of him looking jacked while working out as he fills out his 7-foot-3 fra...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Russia Criticizes Arms-Control Group Over Reporting of Blast Russia lashed out at an international arms-control group for reporting on an explosion at a missile-test site this month and suggested that Moscow had the legal right to withhold data from its nuclear-monitoring stations....
01:51, 2019-08-21

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline? Australia has been warned it risks ‘drifting into the future’ if it fails to respond to challenges in a fast-changing worldAustralia is at a crossroads. Drift towards a future of slow decline economically and socially or, if action is taken now to address our most important challenges, create a futu...
23:34, 2019-06-17

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup and arms in unnatural positions Our cartoonist on handball shenanigans, scary celebrations and the Nations LeagueBuy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
16:51, 2019-06-11

Chilling last words of dad who jumped in front of train with daughter in arms A distraught Bronx dad said the final words “With God, with God, with God, here comes the train” before jumping in front of a subway car while holding his 5-year-old daughter, who miraculously survived, his wife revealed Tuesday. Fernando Balbuena, 45, spoke those chilling last words in Spanish — “C...
14:00, 2019-09-25

Germany warns INF treaty collapse could herald new arms race Germany has warned that the end of the INF treaty could have major consequences for peace and security in Europe. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said a failure to agree on rules for disarmament risked a new arms race....
06:17, 2019-08-02

Blasts rock Russian arms depot, eight injured - TASS A series of blasts rocked an arms depot at a Russian military base in Siberia on Monday, injuring eight people and prompting aluminum producer Rusal to suspend operations at the country's biggest alumina producing plant....
18:34, 2019-08-05

Lapse of US-Russia arms treaty will heighten missile threat, says UN INF treaty, which kept nuclear missiles off European soil, was ‘an invaluable brake on nuclear war’, says António GuterresThe UN secretary general has warned that the world will lose “an invaluable brake on nuclear war” with the expiry of a cold war-era arms control treaty on Friday.The 1987 Interme...
20:00, 2019-08-01

Mexico president says shootings in U.S. should prompt reflection on arms sales Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that devastating weekend shootings in the United States, including in El Paso in which Mexican nationals were among the casualties, should lead to reflection about "indiscriminate" arms sales....
19:17, 2019-08-05

Mom whose baby was ripped from her arms at benefits center sues city The young Brooklyn mother whose 1-year-old was ripped from her arms by NYPD officers at a benefits center is suing the city over the disturbing scuffle that was caught on video. In her excessive-force complaint filed Wednesday in Brooklyn federal court, Jazmine Headley, 24, said she and her infant s...
22:51, 2019-08-07

French ex-PM Balladur to face trial over Pakistan arms deal A French court has ordered former French Prime Minister Edouard Balladur to stand trial over the so-called "Karachi affair." The scandal relates to a controversial arms deal with Pakistan in the mid-1990s....
19:17, 2019-10-01

British government to seek appeal after Saudi arms ruling The British government will to seek permission to appeal after a court ruled its approach to Saudi arms export licences was unlawful, the Department for Trade said on Thursday....
12:51, 2019-06-20

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by declaring an emergency over Iran....
01:17, 2019-06-21

Senators launch bipartisan bid to block Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are banding together to try and stop the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey and others are introducing 22 Senate resolutions to halt the sales. The move threatens to tangle up the Senate...
17:51, 2019-06-05

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision......
02:17, 2019-06-21

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on A.I. like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
02:00, 2019-07-20

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance to the plan from both Republicans and Democrats....
21:01, 2019-05-24

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
23:00, 2019-05-24

Ex-French PM Balladur to face trial over Pakistan arms deal A French court has ordered former French Prime Minister Edouard Balladur to stand trial over the so-called "Karachi affair." The scandal relates to a controversial arms deal with Pakistan in the mid-1990s....
15:34, 2019-10-01

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to an official familiar with the proposal, drawing protests from China. The deal would contain the M1A...
12:17, 2019-06-06

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
14:17, 2019-06-20

Russia and China say US missile test could revive arms race Beijing urges US to ‘let go of cold war mentality’ after it fires nuclear-capable weaponRussia and China have said a new US missile test has heightened military tensions and risks triggering an arms race, weeks after Washington ended a cold-war-era weapons pact with Moscow.The US and Russia terminat...
14:17, 2019-08-20

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
05:34, 2019-06-20

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
04:51, 2019-06-21

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress...
20:17, 2019-06-05

Pentagon tests missile previously banned under US-Russia arms treaty The Pentagon announced Monday that the military conducted a test over the weekend of a type of missile that previously had been banned for the last 30 years under a treaty between the United States and Russia....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
19:34, 2019-06-12

ICICI Bank Deploys Robotic Arms To Count Currency Notes These Robotic Arms are currently functioning at Mumbai, and Sangli (Maharashtra), New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mangaluru (Karnataka), Jaipur, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Bhopal, Raipur, Siliguri and Varanasi,......
16:00, 2019-08-28

RNC arms up for debates: ‘War room,’ counterevents, Trump supporters flood Detroit While the 2020 Democratic presidential crowd has moved into Detroit for two days of debates, the Republicans are also there to make a big point that the Trump campaign is not ceding Michigan, one of the surprise states that gave President Trump his 2016 victory over Hillary Rodham Clinton....
19:17, 2019-07-31

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Riyadh hours after Britain temporarily suspended similar sales....
22:17, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
13:00, 2019-07-13

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
00:00, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
01:51, 2019-07-09

Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
07:51, 2019-07-25

Germany, UAE renew business ties, gloss over arms exports, Yemen war Germany and the United Arab Emirates have extended their multibillion-euro partnership during a meeting in Berlin. Opposition Greens decried the UAE's role in the Yemen and Libya conflicts, and Sudan's turmoil....
01:00, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
05:17, 2019-07-09

Donald Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales President Donald Trump used emergency authority to approve nearly two dozen arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other countries, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Friday....
01:17, 2019-05-25

"Give Up Arms": Jammu And Kashmir Governor Invites Terrorists For Talks Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday asked terrorists to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way through which they can get what they want within......
19:51, 2019-06-12

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Saudi arms sales The Senate failed Monday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of resolutions to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia. The 45-40 vote highlights the Senate’s ongoing struggle to hold the kingdom accountable for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The vote is the first of three to overri...
20:00, 2019-07-31

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA — The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute for Disarmament Research, said all states with nuclear wea...
20:17, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 3-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
11:00, 2019-07-09

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Senators reach deal to vote on blocking Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate will hear debate and vote on...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a potato factory in the country had killed 14 people...
23:17, 2019-06-11

Ted Cruz tells Mike Pompeo to 'follow the damn law' on arms sales Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent decision to authorize emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia was an exercise in "foolishness" that flouted federal law, a prominent Senate Republican charged....
23:17, 2019-07-10

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
01:17, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance to the plan from both Republicans and Democrats....
21:01, 2019-05-24

Italian prosecutors issue order for 'Open Arms' migrants to disembark Italy has allowed over 80 migrants who have been stranded on a Spanish migrant rescue vessel off the coast of Lampedusa to disembark. Prosecutors said the decision was due to the "difficult" situation on board....
02:17, 2019-08-21

Lapse of Nuclear Treaty Throws Doubt on Future of Arms Control The landmark treaty on intermediate-range nuclear forces lapses Friday, opening the way for a new generation of land-based missiles and casting a shadow over the future of arms-control agreements....
19:17, 2019-08-02

Nato and Russia trade barbs after collapse of nuclear arms treaty US pulls out of cold war-era INF treaty after Moscow’s ‘secret deployment’ of cruise missilesA key international nuclear disarmament treaty has formally collapsed amid mutual recriminations between the west and Russia, and with Nato pledging to boost Europe’s military defences.The alliance’s secreta...
17:34, 2019-08-02

Britain acted unlawfully on Saudi arms exports, court rules A British court on Thursday ruled that the British government had acted unlawfully in allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in the conflict in Yemen....
12:17, 2019-06-20

Big catch: O's grab Rutschman atop MLB draft short on arms Big catch: Baltimore Orioles grab Oregon State backstop Adley Rutschman with 1st pick of MLB draft short on top arms        ...
12:34, 2019-06-04

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2bn in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday.The announcement is likely to anger B...
11:34, 2019-07-09

Trump plan to sell arms to Saudis faces Senate vote The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what they see as human rights abuses by the two countrie...
03:17, 2019-06-20

Unnao Rape Accused Kuldeep Sengar's Arms Licences Revoked Arms licences of Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who faces allegations of raping a minor and killing her two aunts, have been cancelled, officials said in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao today....
16:51, 2019-08-03

Expiration of Cold War-era nuclear treaty stokes fears of new arms race With the expiration of a key nuclear treaty on Friday, the Department of Defense is now free to pursue intermediate-range nuclear weapons, but some are concerned that a new arms race is on the horizon....
02:51, 2019-08-02

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
16:34, 2019-07-09

Samsung re-Arms Galaxy Book S laptop with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx chip Samsung continues its fascination with Arm-based SOCs for its laptops, with the latest Snapdragon technology designed to boost performance while retaining its promise of always-on connectivity and 23 hours of battery life....
22:00, 2019-08-11

Open Arms suggests Italy take rescue ship migrants to Spain The commanders of a rescue ship with 98 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, saying that its resources were exhausted and suggesting that Italy's Coast Guard should take the migrants to Spain....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Open Arms ship to be seized by Italian prosecutor, migrants to disembark An Italian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday the seizure of the Open Arms migrant ship and the evacuation of the migrants on board, ending a prolonged stand-off between the Spanish charity and the government in Rome....
00:17, 2019-08-21

Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
22:34, 2019-05-24

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
18:51, 2019-05-25

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international humanitarian law....
00:00, 2019-06-21

China Warns Latest U.S. Missile Test Will Trigger New Arms Race The U.S. tested a new cruise missile in California on Sunday and Chinese officials warned today that it will almost certainly lead to a new arms race.Read more......
18:17, 2019-08-20

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as pressure mounts on Paris to stop military sales to the kingdom....
20:17, 2019-05-28

| Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime....
06:51, 2019-06-07

CBI Couldn't Search For Arms In Dabholkar Probe, Court Pull Up Government The Bombay High Court on Thursday slammed the Maharashtra government when it learnt that the CBI, probing the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, could not search for weapons in Thane creek for......
01:34, 2019-07-05

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at a time of instability caused by Iran....
00:34, 2019-05-25

South African court sets aside arms deal inquiry findings South Africa's High Court on Wednesday set aside the findings of an inquiry that found no evidence of corruption in an arms deal in the 1990s linked to former president Jacob Zuma....
13:17, 2019-08-21

The Guardian view on arms control treaties: how we started worrying again | Editorial The end of the INF nuclear treaty is a bad step that could be followed by a worse oneRelief, however profound, can be quickly replaced by complacency. It is hard to remember how omnipresent the fear of nuclear war once was. Most teenagers surveyed in the UK and US in the early 1980s thought they wer...
20:17, 2019-08-01

Court Suspends Jail Term Awarded To Ex-IAS Officer In Arms Act Case A Delhi court has suspended the five-year jail term awarded to a former IAS officer in a 32-year-old case of recovery of arms and ammunition from his possession, taking note of his old age and medical......
06:00, 2019-10-03

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Arms firms fret over delays in Franco-German fighter project France's Dassault Aviation and Europe's Airbus have stepped up pressure on France and Germany to agree the next stage of a planned fighter project, warning Europe's arms industry and long-term security could suffer from delays....
21:34, 2019-10-07

You Can Find A Hidden Cat That Shoots Lasers In Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway Some Easter eggs and secrets aren’t actually that hard to find. Sometimes they are even connected to achievements or trophies in-game, making them very easy to locate. But some secrets are much harder to find and honestly make me wonder how anyone ever finds these things....
02:00, 2019-10-13

When migrants arrived in droves, this poor New Mexico city opened its arms DEMING, N.M. — Along a barren county fairground in this sleepy desert city sits a nondescript building that illustrates the depths of the nation’s migrant crisis — and the heights to which small town America can rise. Over the last several weeks, U.S. authorities, unable to house a surge of as...
03:34, 2019-06-19

France, Germany Halt Arms Exports To Turkey Over Syria Offensive France and Germany on Saturday suspended arms exports to Turkey over its offensive into Syria against Kurdish fighters, as protesters denounced Ankara at rallies in several European cities....
23:51, 2019-10-12

Boris Johnson's rivals accuse him of taking UK ‘into the arms of Donald Trump’ A day after U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his plan to suspend Parliament until just before Britain is to depart from the European Union, furious anti-Brexiteers are rallying the opposition and warning that the new prime minister intends to lead the U.K. “straight into the arms” of Pres...
00:51, 2019-08-30

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
16:00, 2019-06-06

Senate could vote 22 times to disapprove of Trump’s Saudi arms sales President Trump’s administration could be headed to an extended battle over 22 arms sales to Middle Eastern allies, as a bipartisan bloc of senators introduced legislation Wednesday to disapprove of each one....
01:00, 2019-06-06