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Female Kurdish politician among nine civilians killed by pro-Turkey forces in Syria, observers say

Rebels shot at least nine civilians in execution-style killings in Syria, according to Syrian Observatory for Human RightsPro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in north-eastern Syria h...

Female Kurdish politician among nine civilians killed by pro-Turkey forces in Syria, observers say

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Kurdish politician and 10 others killed by 'Turkish-backed militia' in Syria, SDF claims US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces say a prominent politician, her driver, members of Kurdish security forces and several civilians were killed by Turkish-backed militants in Syria on Saturday, after videos circulating online appeared to show the killings....
22:00, 2019-10-13

Observers: Syria rebels repel government forces in northwest Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Kurdish political leader among nine civilians ‘executed’ by Turkish-backed forces A Kurdish political leader was among nine civilians “executed” by Turkish-backed fighters in Syria on Saturday, a Syrian human rights group said. Hevrin Khalaf, 35, the secretary-general of the pro-Kurdish Future Syria Party, and her driver, were among the victims, according to the Syrian Observator...
08:00, 2019-10-14

U.S. says reports of killing of Kurdish politician in northeast Syria 'extremely troubling' The United States is looking into reports that a Kurdish politician and captured Kurdish fighters were killed in northeastern Syria amid Turkey's offensive, a State Department spokesman told Reuters on Sunday, adding that Washington found the reports disturbing....
17:17, 2019-10-13

Trump says 'too costly' to back Kurdish forces in Syria U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended a decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria, saying it was too costly to keep supporting U.S-allied, Kurdish-led forces in the region fighting Islamic State militants....
15:34, 2019-10-07

US to let Turkish forces move into Syria, dumping Kurdish allies White House reveals policy shift following conversation between Trump and ErdoğanThe White House has given the green light to a Turkish offensive into northern Syria, moving US forces out of the area in an abrupt foreign policy change that will in effect abandon the Kurds, Washington’s longtime mili...
19:34, 2019-10-07

SDF and Kurdish YPG forces to pull from Turkey-Syria border strip: SDF The Kurdish YPG militia and U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are set to withdraw from a 5-14km wide strip along the border with Turkey, SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali said on Tuesday....
15:34, 2019-08-27

Kurdish forces in Syria will no longer prioritise guarding Isis prisons Development raises likelihood of breakouts from understaffed, volatile jailsThe fate of thousands of Isis suspects held in Syrian camps is increasingly in the balance after Kurdish forces announced that guarding them would no longer be a priority.As Turkish forces continued to battle south for a thi...
23:51, 2019-10-12

Turkey vows to press ahead with attack on Kurdish-led forces in Syria Vice-president says Ankara will not be ‘controlled by threats’ as Donald Trump changes tone on US withdrawalTurkey has signalled its intent to press ahead with an attack on US-backed Kurdish-led forces in north-east Syria despite confusion over US policy after officials appeared to backtrack on Dona...
21:51, 2019-10-08

Reporter's Notebook: In Syria, Fox News was embedded with Kurdish forces battling ISIS Fox News was embedded with Kurdish fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria back in March. It was the final days of the Islamic State caliphate deep in the country’s southeast, and optimism was high....
01:51, 2019-10-11

US-led forces killed 1,300 civilians in IS airstrikes The US-led alliance has admitted to unintentionally killing more than 1,300 civilians in bombing raids against the "Islamic State" in Iraq and Syria. Monitoring groups say the real death toll is much higher....
22:51, 2019-05-31

Trump reportedly offered to sell F-35 jets to Turkey in exchange for not attacking Kurdish forces in Syria REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump reportedly advised Turkey not to invade northeastern Syria and offered to resume sales of the US's fifth-generation aircraft, the Lockheed Martin F-35. Trump offered Erdogan "a really good package," in addition to other benefits and a presidential visit...
09:51, 2019-10-10

100,000 displaced, death toll rises, hospital closes as Turkish forces push into Kurdish-held Syria Since Turkish forces launched a military offensive into Kurdish-controlled parts of Syria, border towns have been subject to heavy shelling.        ...
01:17, 2019-10-12

Kurdish forces strike a deal with Assad's army as they battle an intensifying Turkish assault in northern Syria Nazeer Al-khatib / AFP) (Photo by NAZEER AL-KHATIB/AFP via Getty Images The Kurdish-led administration in northeastern Syria announced on Sunday that it had a struck a deal with the Syrian army in order to fend off an escalating Turkish attack in the region. The Kurdish-led administration said in a...
10:00, 2019-10-14

Turkey announces northern Syria invasion of ground forces; multiple civilians reported dead Turkey announced Wednesday that its ground forces invaded northeastern Syria to fight against Kurdish forces just hours after launching an initial assault in the area, as the first reports of deaths emerged....
17:17, 2019-10-10

2 children among 6 civilians mistakenly killed by security forces in Afghanistan An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday....
22:00, 2019-05-25

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and international forces than by the Taliban and other militants More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first half of 2019, a UN mission to the country said Tuesday....
23:00, 2019-07-31

26 Civilians Killed In Turkish Offensive In North Syria: Report At least 26 civilians were killed on Sunday in northeastern Syria as Turkey and its proxies stepped up their offensive against Kurdish forces, a war monitor said....
22:00, 2019-10-13

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in north-western Syria began two months ago, according to rights groups and rescuers.Russian ...
05:51, 2019-07-07

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian deaths the past t...
01:34, 2019-05-28

More than dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebels' strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, including at least a dozen civilian deaths the past two days....
22:51, 2019-05-27

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assault the country's last rebel bastion....
11:51, 2019-05-31

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
03:51, 2019-06-01

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
23:51, 2019-06-14

The Latest: Kurdish official says Turkey targeting civilians A Turkish army officer prepares to upload a tank from a truck to its new position on the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Tensions have risen at the border between Turkey and Syria, on expectation of a Turkish mil...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Turkish court orders rearrest of jailed Kurdish politician The release from a Turkish jail of the former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) is set to be blocked after a court on Friday ordered his arrest on new terrorism-related charges, the HDP said....
03:34, 2019-09-21

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province....
16:34, 2019-05-25

Syrian army to deploy along Turkish border in deal with Kurdish-led forces The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria to help repel a Turkish offensive, the Kurdish-led administration said on Sunday....
23:34, 2019-10-13

Exclusive: Pro-Turkish forces cut off main road to Kurdish city of Kobani Pro-Turkish forces cut off the main road between the east and west of Syrian Kurdish territory Sunday, effectively cutting off the main city of Kobani....
22:00, 2019-10-13

Afghan and U.S. Forces Blamed for Killing More Civilians This Year Than Taliban Have Nearly 1,400 Afghan civilians were killed in the first six months of the year, with Afghan forces and their allies accountable for 52 percent of the deaths, according to a United Nations report....
18:00, 2019-07-31

Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid The deaths come as UN reveals pro-government forces killed more civilians than insurgents in first three months of 2019Afghan security forces have killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, in a night raid on insurgents, government officials said.The group were in a car and s...
20:17, 2019-05-25

Russia takes part in talks between Syria and Kurdish-led SDF The Syrian government and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been holding negotiations with Russian participation, a Syrian Kurdish politician said on Sunday, expressing hope for a deal that would halt a Turkish attack....
23:34, 2019-10-13

Syria: Turkish-Kurdish clashes cause mass displacement Turkey's offensive aimed at driving Kurds it calls "terrorists" from northeastern Syria has entered its fifth day. The assault has raised fears that the "Islamic State" could regroup in the region....
13:17, 2019-10-13

Turkey Assault On Kurdish Positions Could Displace 400,000 In Syria: UN Turkey's deadly assault on Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria has forced 130,000 people to flee their homes, the UN said Sunday, adding it was preparing for that figure to more than triple....
22:00, 2019-10-13

Turkish strikes kill two in northeast Syria: Kurdish-led SDF The Kurdish-led force holding northeast Syria said on Wednesday that Turkish air strikes killed two civilians and injured two others near the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain....
19:00, 2019-10-09

| US politician 'sexist' for refusing to work alone with female reporter A Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi, Robert Foster, has made a bizarre request by refusing to be interviewed by a female reporter unless there is a male chaperone present....
00:51, 2019-07-12

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — later claiming that he was following “the Billy Graham Rule.” “We just wanted to keep things professional,̶...
12:51, 2019-07-11

Kurdish official: 'Not in UK's interest for Turkey to attack northern Syria' A senior Kurdish official has told Sky News that it is in the best interests of the UK and other European countries to pressure Turkey not to attack northern Syria. ...
09:00, 2019-10-09

Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has not been heard from for three days....
13:51, 2019-07-21

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten...
23:51, 2019-06-13

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says Israeli warplanes have attacked an area near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and wounding 21. State news agency SANA said the Israeli warplanes fired missiles early Monday from Lebanese airspace. SANA said the dead included a baby and that...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Turkish strikes hit civilians as Syria offensive intensifies Turkey's military stepped up airstrikes and a ground offensive into Kurdish-held parts of northeastern Syria.        ...
02:17, 2019-10-11

Airstrikes Kill More Than 40 Civilians In Syria's Northwest: Monitor Regime and Russian air strikes killed 43 people in northwest Syria on Monday, most of them in a crowded market, a war monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the opposition bastion....
20:17, 2019-07-22

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
06:51, 2019-06-18

U.S. could penalize Turkey if it acts 'inhumanely' against civilians in Syria The United States will take penalizing action against Turkey if it engages in any "inhumane and disproportionate" moves against civilians during its incursion into northeastern Syria, a senior State Department official said on Thursday....
02:17, 2019-10-11

| Pro-Turkey rebels 'execute' 9 civilians in Syria - monitor Pro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in Syria "executed" at least nine civilians including a female politician, a monitor has said....
16:51, 2019-10-13

Russia and Syria step up airstrikes against civilians in Idlib Dozens killed in attack on market but Assad ground forces stall in last rebel areasAt least 33 people were killed and more than 100 wounded by an airstrike on a marketplace in northern Syria on Monday, as a Syrian and Russian bombing campaign against civilian sites in the rebel-held province intensi...
02:17, 2019-07-23

Syria: new Idlib clashes sow 'total panic' among civilians, UN says Senior official says government offensive would be ‘playing with fire’ after truce collapsesFresh fighting around Syria’s jihadi-controlled enclave of Idlib has triggered “total panic” among civilians in recent days, according to a senior UN official who warned that a feared government offensive in ...
21:17, 2019-08-08

Islamic State Militants Hit U.S.-Backed Kurdish Fighters in Northern Syria (BEIRUT) — A U.S.-backed force and two Syrian activist groups say Islamic State militants have carried out an attack in the city of Raqqa in northern Syria. The early Wednesday attack targeted a post of the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in Raqqa, which was once the extremist...
11:00, 2019-10-09

Trump blasts Turkey’s military operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria President Trump said Wednesday that the US “does not endorse” Turkey’s military attack against Kurdish fighters in Syria — adding that the White House “made it clear to Turkey that this operation is a bad idea.” Noting that there are no US troops in the area, the president said in a statement ...
22:00, 2019-10-09

Syria camp is at risk of falling under ISIS control, Kurdish general says The United States’ Syrian Kurdish allies are at risk of losing control of the vast camp for families of the Islamic State’s defeated fighters as militant women assert their dominance, according to the head of the Syrian Democratic Forces....
03:17, 2019-10-05

In Syria, Kurdish Fighters Prepare to Battle Turkey as Residents Fret Kurdish militants and residents of towns near Syria’s border with Turkey prepared for a Turkish incursion with a mix of defiance and unease after the sudden departure of U.S. troops from the area....
10:34, 2019-10-09

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political reporter from going on a campaign trip without a male c...
01:34, 2019-07-11

8 Civilians Among 11 Dead In Turkey's Military Operation In Syria: Report Turkish bombardment on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria killed at least 11 people on Wednesday, eight of them civilians, a monitoring group said....
22:00, 2019-10-09

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s government and its ally Russia are resorting to a familiar tactic in their latest assault on the last rebel stronghold of Idlib. War monitors say they are targeting residential areas, hospitals, markets and infrastructure to break the population’s will and force it ...
10:17, 2019-06-07

Syria Kurds Call Up Civilians For Defence Against Turkish Assault The Kurdish administration in northeastern Syria called up civilians on Wednesday to defend the region against a feared Turkish assault, believed to be imminent....
14:00, 2019-10-09

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
00:01, 2019-06-16

Trump defends decision to abandon Kurdish allies, pull U.S. troops from Syria Trump declared U.S. troops would step aside for an expected Turkish attack on the Kurds, who have fought alongside Americans for years, but he then threatened to destroy the Turks’ economy if they went too far....
20:51, 2019-10-08

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan Turkey will carry out a military operation in a Kurdish-controlled area east of the Euphrates in northern Syria, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, its third offensive to dislodge Kurdish militia fighters close to its border....
20:17, 2019-08-04

Trump greenlights Turkey’s plan to move against US Kurdish allies in northern Syria BLINDSIDED, BETRAYED: President Trump, overruling his advisers and blindsiding the Pentagon, has abruptly reversed course and endorsed Turkey’s imminent offensive against America’s Kurdish allies in northern Syria....
14:34, 2019-10-07

Turkey’s military assault in Syria leaves more than 150 Kurdish fighters dead, officials say Turkey’s ongoing military assault in Syria has left more than 100 Kurdish forces dead, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed Thursday morning, a day after his troops launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns and villages along its border....
01:51, 2019-10-11

Turkey’s military assault in Syria leaves more than 100 Kurdish fighters dead, Erdogan says Turkey’s ongoing military assault in Syria has left more than 100 Kurdish forces dead, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed Thursday morning, a day after his troops launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns and villages along its border....
17:17, 2019-10-10

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack....
20:17, 2019-06-17

Syria to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib via humanitarian corridor The northwestern region of Syria has been held by rebels over the last seven years. Damascus has said a humanitarian corridor will allow "civilians who want to leave areas controlled by terrorists" to flee the region....
06:17, 2019-08-23

Civilians ‘must not be a target’, urges UNHCR, following military escalation in northern Syria The scale-up in military operations in north-east Syria has forced tens of thousands of civilians to seek safety, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, one day after Turkey launched airstrikes and a ground offensive across the border....
20:17, 2019-10-10

Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to flee rebel area A "humanitarian corridor" has been opened in Syria so civilians from one of the last remaining rebel-held regions can leave and enter government-held territory, authorities have said....
16:17, 2019-08-23

People will form human shield if Turkey attacks northern Syria - Kurdish official A senior Kurdish official has told Sky News that it is in the best interests of the UK and other European countries to pressure Turkey not to attack northern Syria. ...
10:34, 2019-10-09

100K flee as Turks hit Kurdish zones in Syria; White House threatens sanctions Turkey ramped up its air and artillery strikes against the Kurds in northeast Syria Friday — forcing 100,000 people to flee the battle, as the White House threatened Turkey with harsh sanctions. The Kurds, who recaptured swaths of northeastern Syria from ISIS as US allies, said the Turkish assault c...
08:17, 2019-10-12

Turkey launches military assault in Syria as Kurdish fighters say warplanes are bombing region A planned Turkish military operation in Syria has now begun, the country's president announced Wednesday, as Kurdish fighters say warplanes are already bombing the region....
19:34, 2019-10-09

South Korean politician ripped for telling female nominee she's failing country by not having kids A male South Korean politician has drawn a sharp rebuke from his female colleagues after he told a nominee for a top economic post that she is “failing to fulfill her duty to the nation” by being single and not having kids....
22:00, 2019-09-05

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said on Saturday....
08:17, 2019-07-07

Trump calls Turkey assault on Syria a 'bad idea,' at least 7 civilians reported dead President Trump called Turkey's ongoing military assault in Syria a "bad idea" Wednesday as activists and war monitor reported at least seven civilians killed in the strikes....
17:17, 2019-10-10

Pope Francis's envoy tells Syria's Assad of concern for Idlib's civilians Pope Francis's envoy told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a meeting on Monday of the Pope's concerns for the humanitarian situation in northwest Syria, a Vatican spokesman said in a statement....
12:17, 2019-07-22

Turkish airstrikes in Syria reportedly target journalist convoy, civilians; at least 9 dead Fresh airstrikes from Turkey reportedly targeted civilians and a group of foreign reporters in the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn, according to monitoring groups and Syrian Kurdish officials....
01:00, 2019-10-14

74 Kurdish-led fighters killed in Turkish offensive The death toll among Syrian Kurdish-led fighters battling a Turkish offensive has risen to 74, most of whom have been killed in the Tel Abyad area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
10:51, 2019-10-12

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’: UN Coordinator Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday, condemning them “in the strongest terms”.    ...
23:17, 2019-06-21

'Stain on America's honor': Trump gives Turkey green light to attack US-Kurdish allies in northern Syria Overruling his advisers and blindsiding the Pentagon, President Trump has abruptly reversed course and endorsed Turkey’s imminent offensive against U.S.-Kurdish allies in northern Syria....
21:34, 2019-10-07

74 Kurdish-led fighters killed in Turkish offensive: monitor The death toll among Syrian Kurdish-led fighters battling a Turkish offensive has risen to 74, most of whom have been killed in the Tel Abyad area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
14:17, 2019-10-12

Turkey's Syria incursion may allow ISIS to attempt mass prison break amid US withdrawal, Kurdish fighters warn ISIS fighters and other terrorists comprising the more than 10,000 Islamic militants jailed in northeast Syria could launch a mass prison break as U.S. troops withdraw from the region in response to Turkey's impending incursion, Syrian Kurdish fighters warned Monday....
16:00, 2019-10-07

Turkish diplomat killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Turkish Diplomat Killed by Gunman in Iraqi Kurdish Region A Turkish diplomat was killed in the capital city of Iraq’s semiautonomous Kurdish region Wednesday when at least one gunman opened fire inside a restaurant where the consular official was having lunch...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic ...
02:34, 2019-05-24

Seven civilians killed in air strike in northern Afghanistan: Government Seven members of a family were killed in an air strike in the northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan ministry of defence said in a statement....
15:51, 2019-07-09

34 Afghan Civilians Killed as Bus Hits Roadside Bomb Eyewitnesses in western Afghanistan described an inferno of blood and fire, a day after the United Nations raised alarms about civilian casualties in the spiraling war....
18:00, 2019-07-31

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 100 civilians, according to the United Nations. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said Wednesday that civilians had been “deliberately a...
18:34, 2019-07-03

At least eight civilians killed Aden clashes: medical sources At least eight civilians were killed on Friday in renewed clashes between southern separatists and government forces in Aden, the seat of Yemen's internationally-recognized government, medical sources said....
02:17, 2019-08-10

| Nine civilians killed in Somalia revenge attack: police Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia after the killing of a policeman by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, police said Saturday....
20:17, 2019-06-15

Nearly 100,000 civilians have been killed in ongoing Yemen war, report finds Almost 100,000 civilians have been killed since 2015 as the Yemen war rages on, according to new data unveiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED)....
19:17, 2019-06-19

10 Civilians, Two NATO Troops Killed In Kabul Blast The Taliban killed at least 10 people including two NATO troops in a bombing in Kabul on Thursday, in another horrific attack on the Afghan capital as the US and the insurgents negotiate a deal to see......
22:34, 2019-09-05

Syrian Observatory: 30 civilians killed in Turkish offensive The civilian death toll resulting from Turkey's offensive into northern Syria has risen to 30, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
14:17, 2019-10-12

Turkish consul employee killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
17:17, 2019-07-17

Rep. Duncan Hunter says his unit ‘killed probably hundreds of civilians’ in Iraq The California Republican’s remarks in a podcast interview are his latest eyebrow-raising comments since being charged in 2018 with spending campaign funds on personal expenses....
01:51, 2019-06-04

Somali civilians, Kenyan police officers killed in blasts A series of explosions have claimed the lives of Kenyan police officers and Somali civilians. The attacks, claimed by al-Shabab jihadists, came after a rival militia executed a group of civilians....
03:51, 2019-06-16

Afghan officials: 40 civilians killed in anti-Taliban raid At least 40 civilians were killed Sunday night during a raid conducted by Afghan special forces on Taliban hideouts in the southern Helmand province, provincial officials said...
18:17, 2019-09-23

Rep. Duncan Hunter Admits He Probably Killed 'Hundreds of Civilians' in Iraq California Rep. Duncan Hunter, previously best known for investigations into his misuse of funds while in office and vaping on the floor of Congress, went on a Barstool Sports podcast last week and inexplicably admitted to killing hundreds of innocent people while serving in the U.S. military during...
04:00, 2019-06-03

Dozens of Civilians Reported Killed in Afghan Commando Strike Officials said that as many as 40 people, including children, may have died during a raid on an insurgent stronghold in the southern province of Helmand....
19:51, 2019-09-23

| 13 Nigeria civilians killed in air raid targeting jihadists - sources At least 13 civilians were killed in an air raid as the military repulsed a jihadist assault in northeast Borno state, residents and a security source said....
18:17, 2019-07-08

Amnesty International: U.S.-made bomb killed several civilians in Yemen Amnesty International said Thursday a strike that killed several civilians in Yemen earlier this summer used a precision-guided bomb made by a U.S. military contractor....
10:00, 2019-09-27

Eight civilians killed amid renewed clashes in Yemen's Aden At least eight civilians were killed on Friday in Aden, the temporary seat of Yemen's internationally-recognized government, amid renewed fighting between southern separatists and government forces, medical sources said....
02:17, 2019-08-10

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
00:00, 2019-07-13

United Nations: U.S. airstrikes on Afghan drug facilities killed civilians U.S. airstrikes on suspected drug-production facilities in Afghanistan's southwestern provinces in May killed 39 civilians, a U.N. report released Wednesday found. U.S. military officials disputed the findings....
03:17, 2019-10-10

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
05:00, 2019-07-02

U.S. Disputes Finding That Airstrikes on Afghan Drug Labs Killed 30 Civilians The American military said the facilities were funding the Taliban. But a United Nations report argued that those working in the labs were not “performing combat functions.”...
13:34, 2019-10-09

More than 100 civilians killed in South Sudan violence after peace deal: U.N. report South Sudan's army and several armed groups killed more than 100 civilians in a surge in violence in a southern region of the country after the signing of a peace deal last year, a U.N. report said on Wednesday....
17:34, 2019-07-03

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. and Turkish Forces, Again Syria’s foreign minister demanded both countries evacuate their forces from the war-ravaged country or face “countermeasures.” Syria has made such threats before without taking steps to enforce them....
06:51, 2019-09-29

UN says war crimes may have been committed by US, Russian forces in Syria GENEVA – Airstrikes by US-led coalition forces in Syria have killed or wounded many civilians, indicating that required precautions were ignored and war crimes may have been committed, United Nations investigators said on Wednesday. Syrian government and allied Russian warplanes are also condu...
04:00, 2019-09-12

Afghanistan probe: ‘at least 60 civilians’ killed after US military airstrikes on alleged drug labs “Multiple” airstrikes by the US military on alleged methamphetamine drug labs in a remote area of western Afghanistan earlier this year, killed or injured dozens of civilians who should not have been treated as military targets, the UN said on Wednesday....
23:00, 2019-10-09

Turkish forces fired on U.S. troops in Syria, Pentagon says The Pentagon has confirmed that Turkish forces fired on U.S. troops stationed in Syria, though military sources differ on whether the action was intentional....
21:00, 2019-10-12

US special forces get caught up in Turkish shelling in Syria A group of US Special Forces troops were caught close to the action in Syria when Turkey shelled Kurdish positions in the area, a report said Friday. A senior Pentagon official told Newsweek that the attack by the Turkish forces was so heavy that the US personnel considered firing back in self-defen...
08:17, 2019-10-12

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Trump Orders U.S. Forces to Withdraw From Northern Syria The move removes a last impediment to Turkey’s expanding incursion into Syria and marks an accelerated U.S. pullback from the international anti-Islamic State campaign....
20:34, 2019-10-13

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of All Foreign Military Forces (UNITED NATIONS) — Syria’s top diplomat demanded Saturday the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its territory in any way necessary if they remain. “The United States and Turkey maintain an illeg...
00:17, 2019-09-29

Turkish-led forces seize highway 30 km deep into Syria: ministry Turkish-led forces have seized control of Syria's M4 highway, some 30-35 km (19-22 miles) deep into Syrian territory, as part of its incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Sunday....
17:17, 2019-10-13

U.S. Forces in Northern Syria Are Moving Aside to Clear the Way for a Turkish Assault (BEIRUT) — U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria said American troops began withdrawing Monday from northeast Syria ahead of a Turkish invasion that the Kurds say will overturn five years of achievements in the battle against the Islamic State group. The Syrian Kurdish fighters also accused ...
12:00, 2019-10-07

Syria demands withdrawal of U.S., Turkish forces, warns of countermeasures Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem on Saturday demanded an immediate withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops from his country and warned that Syrian government forces had the right to take countermeasures if they refused....
00:51, 2019-09-29

Turkish artillery rounds land near US forces in Syria, no injuries Turkish artillery rounds landed near U.S. forces in northern Syria outside the city of Kobane, but no American troops were harmed, a U.S. official confirms to Fox News....
23:51, 2019-10-11

Turkey masses forces on border with Syria, leaving the US between 2 key partners Turkish forces massed along the Syrian border on Tuesday ahead of a long-expected invasion of Kurdish-held territories in the Syria's northern region, multiple sources reported....
01:34, 2019-10-09

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, the United Nations chief, António Guterres, and the head of the UN human rights office (OHCHR), Michel...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Three killed, including opposition politician, in blast in Pakistan's Balochistan province A blast in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan killed three, including an opposition political leader, on Saturday afternoon, police and officials said....
00:51, 2019-09-29

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said....
16:34, 2019-06-15

Turkey's Syria invasion: Member of US Special Forces says, 'I am ashamed for the first time in my career' A U.S. Special Forces soldier serving alongside the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria told Fox News' Jennifer Griffin on Wednesday they were witnessing Turkish atrocities on the frontlines. ...
17:17, 2019-10-10

Trump defended his controversial decision to pull US forces out of Syria in a rambling tweetstorm Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Donald Trump defended his decision to withdraw US forces from northern Syria — a move which critics say could open the way for ISIS to regroup and for Turkey to attack the US' Kurdish allies. "The United States was supposed to be in Syria for 30 days, that wa...
16:00, 2019-10-07

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

Turkey's threatened Syria strike puts US-backed forces fighting ISIS in jeopardy Turkey's threats to strike a Kurdish militia in Syria continued even as Pentagon officials met with their counterparts in Ankara in an attempt to hammer out a deal to protect the American-backed forces fighting ISIS....
02:00, 2019-08-09

As Turkish forces advance in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations have expressed concern over the rise of the Islamic State in northeast Syria following the Turkish-led incursion....
11:51, 2019-10-12

US forces reportedly leave dozens of 'high value' ISIS prisoners behind as they begin to pull out of northern Syria DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images Violent chaos has engulfed northeastern Syria amid a Turkish invasion after President Donald Trump ordered US troops out of the region and away from Kurdish allies that have fought alongside US forces for years. The New York Times reported that after Trump's dec...
04:00, 2019-10-14

U.N. peacekeeper, 6 civilians killed in Sudan/South Sudan border area Unknown gunmen killed a U.N. peacekeeper and six civilians in the disputed region of Abyei on the border between Sudan and South Sudan, the regional governor said on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-07-17

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, United Nations investigators said....
04:17, 2019-07-05

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' committee close to demonstrators said....
13:17, 2019-06-03

Nine people killed in attack involving female suicide bomber At least nine people have been killed and 30 others were injured in Pakistan after a complex attack involving a suicide bomber, believed to be a woman wearing a burqa....
13:34, 2019-07-21

Former national security adviser Susan Rice called Trump's decision to pull US forces out of Syria 'bats--- crazy' YouTube/TheLateShowWithStephen Colbert Susan Rice, former national security adviser to Barack Obama, said Donald Trump's decision to pull US troops from Syria is "bats--- crazy." In a shock move on Sunday, Trump announced that the US would pull 1,000 US troops working with the Syrian Democratic For...
12:17, 2019-10-08

Indian forces say two ex-police among four militants killed in Kashmir Indian security forces killed four militants in a gun battle in Kashmir on Friday, police said, including two auxiliary police officers who fled this week to join a decades-long insurgency in the Muslim-majority region....
10:34, 2019-06-07

Egypt says security forces killed 17 Islamic militants Egypt’s Interior Ministry says security forces killed at least 17 suspected Islamic militants in raids on hideouts in the capital of Cairo and in Fayoum province...
23:17, 2019-08-08

Somalia says blind female suicide bomber killed Mogadishu mayor The suicide bomber who killed the mayor of Mogadishu and six other people last month was a blind, female employee of the municipal government who was assisted by a fellow worker, Somalia's internal security ministry said on Friday....
15:17, 2019-08-09

Iraq blames 'malicious' forces for violence as more protesters are killed New clashes in Baghdad claimed several lives despite the government's pledge to help those suffering from poverty. Security forces deny firing directly at protesters and blame "malicious hands" for the ongoing bloodshed....
06:00, 2019-10-07

4 Terrorists Including ISIS Member Killed By Afghan Special Forces At least four terrorists, including a local ISIS member, were killed in an operation carried out by Afghan Special Forces in Nangarhar province, local media reported on Saturday....
09:00, 2019-05-26

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, more than 30 people killed: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 30 people were killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
23:51, 2019-06-03

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, more than 35 people killed: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 35 people were killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
03:34, 2019-06-04

Burkina forces move to secure attacked Avesoro mine after one killed Security forces in Burkina Faso have sealed off an Avesoro gold mine after a security guard killed an intruder and local people attacked the site in retaliation, security sources said on Friday....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Venezuela jail inmates killed in clash with police special forces Venezuela's special police forces (FAES) killed 29 inmates in what the authorities described as a failed escape attempt from a detention center. Activists reject the official version of events....
03:17, 2019-05-25

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in northwest Syria. News reports state that over 20 civilians were killed in this attack led by Government f...
01:51, 2019-07-08

Special Forces Sergeant, Killed in Niger Ambush, Is Awarded a Silver Star The award to Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright is one of nine to soldiers for their actions in a deadly ambush that has primarily spawned investigations, recriminations and reprimands....
00:34, 2019-08-17

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
18:51, 2019-06-03

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan and also wounded more than 30 people, according t...
14:51, 2019-07-22

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
17:00, 2019-08-19

US Strikes Terrorists In Syria, Officials Say 40 Killed US forces attacked jihadist leaders in Syria Saturday, the Pentagon said, in what a battlefield monitor called a missile strike that left at least 40 dead....
21:17, 2019-08-31

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
06:17, 2019-06-01

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Oil Prices Vs. Production: Here's the Connection That Most Observers Ignore "Supply-demand theorists glance at this graph and declare that the trend toward more U.S. oil production caused oil's price to fall. But the claim does not bear scrutiny."...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria’s rebel province ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry says a Turkish soldier was killed in an artillery strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province, the country’s last rebel stronghold. The strike hit a Turkish observation post. This marks the first Turkish death in a Syrian go...
11:51, 2019-06-28

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children, have been killed in government airstrikes in the last rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest. The Syrian Civil Defense, known as White Helmets, said Thursday’s airstrike...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Syria's famous goalkeeper-turned-rebel Sarout killed Clashes near Syria's rebel Idlib enclave have claimed the life of a famed goalkeeper who became a rebel fighter. Abdelbaset Sarout first sang protest songs in 2011, as President Bashar Assad began his crackdown....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Oil observers seem to have 'short-term memory loss': Strategist John Driscoll of JTD Energy Services says it's almost like oil watchers have forgotten all the concerns that were raised in the wake of the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities. He also says the Saudis were resilient, agile and focused on preserving market share following the attacks....
17:34, 2019-10-07

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of more than 500 civilian fatalities documented in the country by the United Nations, over the past three and a half month...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Electric Bikes Proposal For Indian Market Has Challenges, Say Observers The proposal to make most two-wheelers electric by 2025 will need accelerated product development, across segments by two-wheeler manufacturers, but will also require localisation of the supply chain......
03:00, 2019-05-28

Top Court Rejects Plea Against Special Observers' Appointment In Bengal The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea challenging the appointment of two retired bureaucrats as observers in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha polls....
15:00, 2019-05-21

64,000 flee ground offensive on Syria's Kurds as Turks say they have killed 277 militants Turkish ground forces led by 1,000 members of Syrian Arab militias have begun occupying several towns and villages inside the Turkish-Syrian ­border on the third day of Turkey's offensive against the region's Kurds....
20:17, 2019-10-11

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
22:51, 2019-05-27

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
03:34, 2019-06-04

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its surface, the move seems like a win for women’s sexual health—but it has reignited a debate over the role drugs should play in complicated is...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Two people, including baby, killed in Turkish border town as tens of thousands flee heavy fighting in northern Syria A Turkish civil servant and a nine-month-old Syrian baby have been killed after mortars were fired from Kurdish-held northern Syria into the Turkish border town of Akcakale....
20:17, 2019-10-10

Turkish army, Syria rebels to advance into Syria 'shortly': Erdogan aide Turkish forces and Syrian rebel allies will push into Syria "shortly", a Turkish official said on Wednesday, in an operation world powers fear could open a new phase in Syria's war and deepen regional turmoil....
13:34, 2019-10-09

Turkish army, Syria rebels to push into Syria 'shortly': Erdogan aide Turkish forces and Syrian rebel allies will advance into Syria "shortly", a Turkish official said on Wednesday, in a move world powers fear could open a new chapter in Syria's war and worsen regional turmoil....
15:51, 2019-10-09

The Observer view on Syria: Syria’s new horror was foretold. It shames us all | Observer editorial Turkey’s invasion of north-east Syria, faciliated by the withdrawal of US forces, could lead to a resurgence of Islamic StateThe conflict engulfing north-east Syria is a wholly avoidable disaster. It was widely foreseen. It could, and should, have been prevented. Responsibility lies principally with...
08:17, 2019-10-13

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike, heeding a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, MPs said on Sunday, 200 days after the protest was launched....
16:17, 2019-05-26

Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors from office Three members of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) have been relieved of their positions in three eastern provinces. It's the latest crackdown by Erdogan's government on the opposition....
20:34, 2019-08-19

174 Kurdish fighters dead on Day 2 of incursion: Ankara The death toll in Turkey’s offensive into northern Syria spiked to more than 170 in the conflict’s second day Thursday, Turkish officials claimed — as Kurdish forces pushed back with mortar strikes. “The operation is currently continuing with the involvement of all our units,” said Turkish President...
08:17, 2019-10-11

Factbox: The Kurdish struggle for rights and land Turkish forces are poised to advance into northeast Syria after U.S. troops began vacating the area, in an abrupt policy shift by President Donald Trump widely criticized in Washington as a betrayal of America's Kurdish militia allies....
13:34, 2019-10-09

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago....
19:34, 2019-06-08

Kurdish-led SDF says Turkish invasion has revived IS, urges no-fly zone The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said a Turkish attack in northern Syria had revived Islamic State and called on allied states that helped fight the jihadist group to close off air space to Turkish war planes....
17:34, 2019-10-12

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border The Kurdish YPG militia will pull forces and heavy weapons from a strip along Syria's border with Turkey under U.S.-Turkish deals, an official in the YPG-led alliance said on Tuesday....
15:34, 2019-08-27

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey ISTANBUL (AP) — A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group. In a statement Sunday on the 200th day of the hunger strike, Leyla Guven said they had reached their...
14:17, 2019-05-26

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
17:17, 2019-07-17

Turkish jets strike Kurdish rebels after diplomat’s death Turkey’s defense minister says the military launched aerial strikes against Kurdish rebel targets in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region, following the killing of a Turkish diplomat there...
15:51, 2019-07-19

Turkey: Court orders pro-Kurdish leader Demirtas released However, Selahattin Demirtas will likely remain in jail after being convicted of spreading "terrorist propaganda." He has been in pre-trial detention since 2016....
19:17, 2019-09-02

Turkish Air Strikes Hit Kurdish Militant Targets In Northern Iraq Turkish air strikes hit Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq, Ankara's defence ministry said Tuesday. The ministry said on Twitter that "nine terrorists were neutralised" in air strikes in the......
11:51, 2019-10-08

Turkish police use water cannon, batons on Kurdish protesters Riot police fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters demonstrating in southeast Turkey on Tuesday against the ousting of three Kurdish mayors five months after they were elected....
00:17, 2019-08-21

Pro-Kurdish party says Ocalan's call does not change strategy in Istanbul The pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) said on Friday its strategy of supporting the opposition in the Istanbul mayoral election has not changed despite a last-minute call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan for it to be neutral....
13:51, 2019-06-21

Kurdish-led SDF denies Turkey's capture of Syrian town center The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied that Turkish-backed forces had taken control of the center of Ras al Ain on Saturday after a senior Turkish security official said the town center had been seized....
14:17, 2019-10-12

Turkish warplanes strike northeast, 'huge panic: Kurdish-led SDF The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said Turkish warplanes struck its region in the northeast, sparking "huge panic among people" on Wednesday....
15:51, 2019-10-09

Exclusive: New Kurdish PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties, rather than independence Two years after a failed independence bid plunged Iraq's Kurdistan Region into months of instability, the new regional prime minister said his priority was strengthening ties with Baghdad, signaling dreams of self-rule should be put on hold....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Colt suspending production of AR-15 for civilians Gunmaker Colt is suspending production of rifles for personal use, including the popular and controversial AR-15 as lawmakers continue the fraught gun debate....
01:17, 2019-09-20

Colt to stop making AR-15s for civilians Legendary gun maker Colt has announced Thursday that it would stop making the AR-15 and other long guns for the civilian market, citing falling demand and obligations to military and law enforcement markets. In a statement, Dennis Veilleux, president and CEO of the 180-year-old, Connecticut-based ma...
04:17, 2019-09-20

4 military phrases that civilians should start using Spc. Mary Calkin/US Army National Guard The military and civilian worlds are vastly different. But civilian life does present some challenges that could be easily dealt with by using some of the military's rhetorical flourishes, writes Carl Forsling. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
02:51, 2019-06-08

US soldiers shot 170 civilians in this ditch Two walls have brought me to tears. They are on opposite sides of the world, 8,600 miles apart. Both are filled with names of people I never knew but who have helped shaped the person I have become....
18:00, 2019-07-31

It’s Esper’s Pentagon now. Job one is getting more civilians in top posts CONFIRMED!: There will likely be a little extra spring in his step as Mark Esper ascends the stairs at the Pentagon’s River Entrance around 7:30 this morning. Esper coasted to easy confirmation on a strong bipartisan 90-8 vote on the Senate floor just after noon yesterday....
17:01, 2019-07-24

Using AI and Film to Track Tear Gas Use Against Civilians Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras teamed up with a London nonprofit developing machine-learning tools to identify lethal weapons in online videos....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Syrian army deploys to town in country's northeast after Kurdish deal Syrian army troops entered the town of Tel Tamer in northeastern Syria, state media reported on Monday, after Damascus reached an agreement with the Kurdish-led forces controlling the region to deploy into the area to counter an attack by Turkey....
09:00, 2019-10-14

Report: Kurdish militants kill 3 elite Iran Guard members Iran’s semi-official Mehr news agency is reporting that Kurdish militants have killed three members of the elite Revolutionary Guard in the country’s northwest...
22:17, 2019-07-09

Turkish police detain 418 people in Kurdish militant probe: ministry Turkish police have detained 418 people in 29 provinces in an investigation targeting suspects with links to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, the Interior Ministry said on Monday....
17:00, 2019-08-19

Kurdish-Led Syrian Democratic Front: Turkish Attack Has Revived ISIS The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said a Turkish attack in northern Syria had revived Islamic State and called on allied states that helped fight the jihadist group to close off air space......
22:00, 2019-10-13

U.S. expects Turkey to take over IS fighters if Kurdish militia forced to withdraw: official The United States expects Turkey to take responsibility of captive Islamic State fighters, a senior State Department official said on Monday, if Ankara's planned incursion into northeast Syria seizes areas where the detained militants are held....
21:00, 2019-10-07

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, one of the MPs told a news conference on Sunday in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir....
16:17, 2019-05-26

Kurdish official: deal with Damascus covers deployment, political talks later A top Syrian Kurdish official said a "preliminary military" deal with Damascus is limited to the army's deployment along the border and the two sides will discuss political issues later....
09:00, 2019-10-14

Turkish minister threatens Istanbul mayor over ousted Kurdish mayors Turkey's interior minister on Tuesday threatened "to devastate" the mayor of Istanbul over his support for three Kurdish mayors who were replaced by state officials over alleged terror links less than five months after the trio were elected....
15:51, 2019-09-03

Who is killing more civilians in Afghanistan? It's not the Taliban Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians in 2019 than have the Taliban and other militants.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

D-Day for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy. The data is then turned into 3-D models allowing viewers to see for themselves the network of caves used on D-Day. (May 29)        ...
11:17, 2019-05-29

Jailed militant leader tells Kurdish party to be neutral in Istanbul vote Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to remain neutral in this weekend's Istanbul re-run election in a statement released on Friday which could influence the contest's outcome....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Nechirvan Barzani takes presidency of Iraq's Kurdish region, vacant since 2017 The prime minister of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, Nechirvan Barzani, was sworn on Monday in as its president, filling the most powerful regional office, vacant since 2017 when his uncle quit after a failed independence bid....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Turkey's military says it captured a key Syrian border town after an offensive against Kurdish fighters Associated Press/Lefteris Pitarakis Turkey's military said it captured a key Syrian border town Saturday after an offensive against Kurdish fighters. Turkish troops entered central Ras al-Ayn, according to Turkey's Defense Ministry and a war monitor group. It marked the biggest gain made by Turkey ...
08:51, 2019-10-13

Militant women poised to take control of ISIS camp, Syrian Kurdish general says The Kurdish administration needs help with funding to secure, feed and house the detainees, SDF leader said. They also want countries to take back their citizens....
16:17, 2019-10-04

Kurdish militant leader tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election The imprisoned leader of the Kurdish militant group PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called on supporters of a pro-Kurdish political party to remain politically neutral ahead of a local election in Istanbul this weekend, suggesting they should abstain, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported....
22:34, 2019-06-20

2,050 Ceasefire Violations, Stop Targeting Civilians: Centre To Pak Pakistan has committed more than 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year, in which 21 people died, the Centre said today. Repeated requests have been made to Islamabad to stick to the 2003......
10:17, 2019-09-15

Over 2,000 Ceasefire Violations, Stop Targeting Civilians: Centre To Pak Pakistan has committed more than 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year, in which 21 people died, the centre said today. Repeated requests have been made to Islamabad to stick to the 2003......
17:17, 2019-09-15

Opioid epidemic affects combat veterans more than civilians Veterans returning from Afghan and Iraqi combat zones following the 9/11 terror attacks felt the brunt of the opioid epidemic as they acclimatized to civilian life, according to a new study from health economists....
11:51, 2019-09-27

Pullback Leaves Green Berets Feeling ‘Ashamed,’ and Kurdish Allies Describing ‘Betrayal’ As Turkish forces cross into Kurdish areas of northern Syria, the orders from Washington to U.S. troops are simple: Stand back. Let the Kurds fight for themselves....
17:51, 2019-10-13

NATO ally Turkey asked Trump for 'military support' in attack on Kurdish partners Turkey requested American military support in a controversial offensive against the Syrian Kurdish militias that provided crucial aid to the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State, according to U.S. officials....
17:17, 2019-10-11

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast....
17:00, 2019-08-19

Kurdish-Syrian 'feminists' form giant human shield to resist Turkish incursion When the threat of an attack looms, scores of Kurdish women in every major township in their carved out canton of Rojava in northeastern Syria, routinely stand shoulder-to-shoulder with defiant faces. Amid a region ravaged by years of conflict and ISIS incursions, their formation is what they call t...
20:17, 2019-08-09

| WATCH | Turkish police arrest hundreds over suspected links to Kurdish militant group The Turkish government has removed three mayors from office over alleged links to a Kurdish armed group as the government arrests more than 400 people amid a deepening crackdown on the opposition....
10:51, 2019-08-20

Turkey bombards Syrian Kurdish militia, thousands flee as death toll mounts Turkish warplanes and artillery hit Kurdish militia targets in northeast Syria on the third day of an offensive that has killed hundreds of people, forced tens of thousands to flee and turned Washington's establishment against President Donald Trump....
10:17, 2019-10-11

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Yemen....
05:17, 2019-05-23

US gunmaker Colt to stop making rifles – including AR-15 – for civilians Chief executive says there are enough sporting rifles on marketCompany to focus on making guns for military and policeGunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market, including the popular AR-15. Related: Trump sues in New York to block public release of tax retu...
01:51, 2019-09-20

The Latest: Sniper says Navy SEAL fired at civilians in Iraq SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A former Navy SEAL has testified at a court-martial about several occasions when a fellow sniper fired at Iraqi civilians. Dylan Dille (Duh-LAY) ...
22:00, 2019-06-19

U.N. report says U.S. air strikes on Afghan drug labs unlawful, hit civilians U.S. air strikes on alleged Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan in May killed or wounded at least 39 civilians, including 14 children, and violated international humanitarian law as the victims were non-combatants, a United Nations report said on Wednesday....
17:00, 2019-10-09

US drone strike kills 16 civilians in Afghanistan, governor's spokesman says A drone strike carried out by US forces in eastern Afghanistan killed 16 civilians, a spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province said Thursday....
10:17, 2019-09-20

Colt will no longer make AR-15s for civilians, but gun control advocates may not want to celebrate Gun maker Colt announced Thursday that it will halt its production of AR-15 rifles for civilian sales, but the news might not be as exciting for gun control advocates as it first appears. In a crowded market, other manufacturers will fill the gap....
00:34, 2019-09-21

U. S.-allied Kurds strike deal to bring Assad’s Syrian troops back into Kurdish areas The deal between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the government of President Bashar al-Assad further dimmed the prospect of continued U.S. presence in Syria....
01:00, 2019-10-14

Sudanese army and civilians seal interim power-sharing deal Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council on Saturday signed a final power-sharing deal that paves the way for a transitional government, and eventually elections, following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir....
18:34, 2019-08-17

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22:51, 2019-10-01

Syrian state media: Israeli missile strike kills four civilians Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said....
02:51, 2019-07-01

Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 10 civilians, two NATO troops in Kabul A Taliban suicide blast in the center of Kabul killed at least 10 civilians and two NATO soldiers on Thursday, destroying cars and shops in an area near the headquarters of Afghanistan's international military force and the U.S. embassy....
00:00, 2019-09-06

Donald Trump: Iran strikes called off over concern for civilians' safety President Donald Trump said Friday he'd ordered attacks against three targets in Iran late Thursday, but called them off in the final minutes over concerns that 150 civilians would be killed....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Civilians ‘must never be a target,’ says UN in Afghanistan, amid troubling number of casualties during Ramadan The United Nations has urged all parties to the “ongoing intense conflict” across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm, denouncing a spate of attacks by militants which killed more than 100 civilians in Kabul alone during  Ramadan....
15:51, 2019-06-10

Oradour-sur-Glane marks worst Nazi massacre of civilians in France On a June afternoon, 75 years ago, the inhabitants of the village near Limoges, France were rounded up, shot and killed by Nazi soldiers. The village has been left untouched to bear witness to the crimes....
12:00, 2019-06-10

Driver shot dead after ramming car into Israeli civilians in West Bank Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian driver they said had carried out a car-ramming attack on Friday that injured two Israeli civilians in the occupied West Bank, one of them critically....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Fighting in northeastern Colombia puts 300,000 civilians in danger: rights group Fighting between three armed groups for control of territory and drug trafficking in northeastern Colombia has exposed some 300,000 civilians to potential rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday....
23:51, 2019-08-08

U.N. Says Tens of Thousands of Syrian Civilians Have Fled Amid Turkey Attacks (BEIRUT) — Syrians are fleeing by the tens of thousands yet again, a recurring nightmare of hastily packed bags, traffic-clogged highways and an uncertain fate. Families who just a few years ago fled from an Islamic State onslaught are now running from a Turkish offensive against the same Kurd...
23:51, 2019-10-10

Pakistan Says ‘Unprovoked Ceasefire Violations’ by India Kill Two Civilians in Kashmir (ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan said Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing two civilians and wounding another. Pakistan and Indian often exchange fire in the Himalayan region, but tensions have increased since Aug. 5 when New Delhi changed the statu...
13:34, 2019-08-19

Yemen prisoner release boosts hopes of peace at last for war-weary civilians Hopes for a possible end to the war in Yemen grew slightly on Monday, following the news that nearly 300 detainees have been released as a gesture of goodwill by Houthi forces, pitted against the Government of Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi....
22:51, 2019-09-30

Where Does The Politician Go in Season 2? The Politician, Ryan Murphy's first series on Netflix, changed just about everything viewers came to know and love by the eighth episode season one finale. Warning, spoilers......
20:51, 2019-10-01

'The Politician' is an underachiever Marking Ryan Murphy's first series for Netflix, "The Politician" feels like a mashup of the producer's high-school-set dramas -- a dollop of "Scream Queens," a dash of "Glee," and a whole lot of the Alexander Payne-directed movie "Election." Throw in some high-profile casting, and it's a shiny but n...
19:51, 2019-09-26

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an international and independent probe into the 2017 exodus from Rakhine state. ...
20:00, 2019-07-03

After Taliban bomb kills civilians, Afghans call for foreign compound to be closed The bombing Monday night targeted an area housing foreigners but killed only Afghans, mainly civilians. Around 500 protesters gathered outside on Tuesday....
13:51, 2019-09-03

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of 2019....
13:34, 2019-08-03

The A.V. Club is recapping The Politician Episode 1: “Pilot” | Episode 2: “The Harrington Commode” | Episode 3: “October Surprise” | Episode 4: “Gone Girl” | Episode 5: “The Voter” | Episode 6: “The Assassination Of Payton Hobart, Part 1” | Episode 7: “The Assassination Of Payton Hobart, Part 2” | Episode 8: “Vienna”|...
01:51, 2019-09-28

Everything falls apart for The Politician — and its characters Payton’s campaign has been all about keeping strategic secrets: the status of his relationship with Alice, the depth of his connection to River, and, of course, Infinity’s illness. Much of the season has asked us to imagine what would happen when those secrets came out, and to buy in to what the cha...
04:51, 2019-09-30

Deadly airstrikes and drone hits displace thousands of civilians in Libya oasis town Intensifying clashes in the southern Libyan town of Murzuq involving air and drone strikes in recent days have left at least 90 people dead and displaced thousands of “terrified” civilians, the UN said on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-08-20

Colt Says Its Decision to Stop Making AR-15 Rifles for Civilians Is Driven by Customers. Experts Aren’t So Sure Colt will stop producing AR-15 rifles for consumers, the Connecticut-based gunmaker announced Thursday. In a statement, Colt’s CEO Dennis Veilleux said the decision to suspend production was entirely market-driven. The statement made no mention of the mass shootings that involved the style of ...
17:51, 2019-09-20

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, a conflict which is still claiming lives....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off offensive Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, with warplanes and artillery striking militia positions in several towns in the border region....
19:00, 2019-10-09

Is The Politician the most annoying TV show of 2019? Ryan Murphy’s first show in his $300m Netflix deal is overstuffed with irritating excess from a grating Ben Platt performance to a wildly lurching toneI’ve become fascinated by Netflix’s slow absorption of the world’s biggest show-runners of late. Chances are that, if you’ve gained a track record of...
22:51, 2019-09-30

Ben Platt Unleashes His Inner Egomaniac in ‘The Politician’ The actor, singer and former “Dear Evan Hansen” star discovers that Ryan Murphy, Richard Linklater and Stephen Sondheim are speaking the language he wants to hear....
23:34, 2019-09-20

What Can a Star Like Cardi B Do for a Politician Like Sanders? Celebrities tend to receive more attention than primary candidates. Campaigns have never seemed entirely sure how to use that fact to their advantage....
12:34, 2019-09-11

What's coming to Netflix in September: 'The Politician' and 'The Spy' We're edging into the final embers of the summer and as the weather starts to turn for many of us, we'll perhaps find ourselves curled up on the couch a little more often to stream some movies, shows and whatever else happens to be on offer. To wit,......
21:34, 2019-08-21

UK politician suspended after grabbing protester UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suspended senior politician Mark Field from office after video emerged of him grabbing and manhandling a protester at an event in London on Thursday evening....
02:51, 2019-06-22

The results are in, but The Politician is already thinking about the next election There’s a reason there are far more pop culture depictions of campaigning than there are of governing. A campaign has clearly defined, win or lose stakes— either you’re in office at the end of the race, or you aren’t. It’s like sports, but for people who want political power. The work of governing i...
13:17, 2019-09-29

'The Politician' encourages political engagement Ben Platt, Bette Midler and their "The Politician" co-stars talk working with "Glee" creator Ryan Murphy on new Netflix show - a "reminder that we need to galvanize." (Sept. 27)        ...
00:51, 2019-09-28

A healthcare tax cut for seniors every politician should love When it comes to any issue, especially healthcare, there is very little bipartisan commonsense cooperation in Washington these days. That’s too bad, because there are a lot of areas in healthcare where the parties substantively agree but can’t get past the “gotcha” stage. H.R. 3796, the Health Savin...
21:00, 2019-09-10

The Politician has been hiding Bob Balaban from us for a whole episode, what gives? The first episode of The Politician was a bit shapeless, trying to set up a big cast of characters and often conflicting emotional threads. But “The Harrington Commode” is far more episodic, and therefore a lot more fun. Broadly speaking, the episode is divided into two plots: Payton’s father Keaton...
20:34, 2019-09-27

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher acquitted of killing ISIS teen, shooting Iraqi civilians A Navy SEAL accused of several war crimes, including stabbing a wounded prisoner to death in Iraq in 2017 — was found not guilty of murder on Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Argentina's Fernández Moves From Little-Known Politician to Next Likely President The surprisingly strong candidacy of Alberto Fernández is roiling markets amid investor concern about a return to power of the populist Peronist movement in Argentina....
21:00, 2019-08-19

Breaking point? Cincinnati politician says to Bengals, 'Seriously, just go.' The thrashing the Bengals received at the hands of the winless Steelers Monday felt different, like a breaking point for some in Cincinnati.       ...
00:00, 2019-10-02

'The Politician' has a very dark take on high school politics For those who think the 2020 campaign could do with some more witty one-liners, Netflix has released a trailer for its upcoming satire "The Politician."...
20:34, 2019-08-19

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster SWR reported Monday that investigators suspect a political motive in the fatal shooting of 65-year-o...
12:17, 2019-06-17

‘The Politician’ trailer: Blood and backstabbing with Ben Platt The trailer for Ryan Murphy’s splashy new Netflix show is gunning for viewers’ votes Monday. “The Politician” follows posh-named young man Payton Hobart (Tony-winning “Dear Evan Hansen” star Ben Platt, 25) as he runs in various elections throughout his life — from high ...
01:51, 2019-08-21

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links to the far right.In a joint statement, police and ...
02:51, 2019-06-17

Ex-Rhode Island politician changes political parties _ again PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has a new home and has changed his political affiliation for the fourth time. Chafee tells The Boston Globe he has registered in Wyoming as a member of the Libertarian Party. It continues a political odyssey for Chafee who served one te...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
19:51, 2019-05-22

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
23:17, 2019-06-19

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its own has come to the US to make political waves. Milky, creamy political waves.The debut of the Americ...
22:34, 2019-06-03

Politician led cops on ‘very bizarre’ chase with kid in SUV: police A California pol led cops on a “very bizarre” car chase — that started in a police parking lot, officials said. Leemore councilwoman Holly Andrade Blair, 37, was busted Wednesday after driving her red 2008 Honda Pilot at around 30 mph into a rear parking lot at the Leemore Police Department, w...
19:17, 2019-06-06

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
19:51, 2019-07-18

AfD politician threatens journalist after Hitler comparison Björn Höcke halts interview after German state broadcaster draws parallel to Nazi rhetoricAn Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) politician has walked out of an interview and threatened a journalist after he was confronted with parallels between his rhetoric and that of Adolf Hitler.An interview with ...
19:51, 2019-09-16

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at what his career in newspapers says about his character and abilities for the top job in UK politics...
11:51, 2019-07-16

'Scared for my life': politician's daughter pleads for outside help for Kashmir State is in panic over India’s removal of its status, says Iltija Mufti from under house arrestThe daughter of one of Kashmir’s most prominent politicians has pleaded with the international community to act over an unprecedented clampdown imposed on millions of people in the territory, warning that ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Pro-Brexit Politician Nigel Farage Hit With Milkshake While Campaigning (LONDON) — British politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election on Monday — the latest in a spate of attacks on politicians with the sticky beverages. Farage was left with milkshake dripping down his lapels during a walkabout in N...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Review: Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Politician’ is a worthy candidate Ryan Murphy's first big Netflix show, "The Politician" shows the early promise of "Glee" in a much more cynical package.        ...
16:34, 2019-09-27

Polish politician rescues child and father from burning car A left-wing party leader in Poland has won praise across the political spectrum after he helped a 2-year-old boy and his father escape a burning car on a highway...
13:17, 2019-10-08

Israeli politician says he’ll cut financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein An Israeli politician attempting to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and under fire for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein — says his lawyers are working to cut his financial links to the rich pedophile. Ehud Barak, the country’s former prime minister who is running against Netanyahu in Sep...
22:51, 2019-07-15

Politician’s seized supercar collection to be auctioned off for charity The Swiss government will be auctioning a collection of supercars in September worth more than $13 million that were seized from the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, who was facing various charges of corruption and money laundering. The 25 vehicles allegedly belonged to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Man...
19:34, 2019-07-01

Politician's seized $13 million supercar collection to be auctioned off A collection of ultra-expensive supercars worth $13 million, seized from the extravagant vice president of Equatorial Guinea as part of a corruption probe, will be auctioned in Switzerland later this year....
02:17, 2019-07-02

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
10:34, 2019-06-19

British politician Elphicke charged with sexual assault A lawmaker in Britain's ruling Conservative party has been charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women, the Crown Prosecution Service said on Monday....
13:17, 2019-07-22

Turkey: Opposition politician sentenced to 9 years in jail Canan Kaftancioglu has been sentenced to prison for old tweets that allegedly spread terrorist propaganda. Her CHP party says the conviction is politically motivated....
09:00, 2019-09-07

Far-right politician wins German mayoral job after running unopposed German politicians from three mainstream parties scrambled Monday to recall a far-right district mayor they elected after nobody else volunteered for the job....
02:17, 2019-09-11

The Politician makes a flashy introduction, but its platform is unclear It’s a cliche to say that people who seek power probably shouldn’t have it—for good reason. Even if someone running for office, accumulating wealth, or, say, producing a cultural work intended to be influential thinks they have humanity’s best interests at heart, who are they to determine what those...
20:34, 2019-09-27

Twitter to put notice on politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "right-wing extremist" in nature, saying it was "directed against us all."...
19:51, 2019-06-18

Man denies telling US politician Erica Thomas 'go back where you came from' Eric Sparkes admits berating lawmaker but says comment wasn’t racially chargedA man has admitted cursing at a pregnant black Georgia lawmaker for taking too many items into a supermarket express lane but denies telling her “go back where you came from.”Eric Sparkes showed up during a television inte...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Ex-politician doesn’t want sex abuse accuser to stay anonymous A former New York City congressman says his sexual abuse accuser shouldn’t be allowed to file his lawsuit anonymously. Gary Ackerman, a Democrat who for 15 years represented parts of Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, was sued last month by a man who says in 1966 he was sexually abused by the then-Boy ...
20:51, 2019-09-24

Suresh Angadi: Politician-Cum-Educationist And Now A First-Time Minister Suresh Angadi, a four-time member of Lok Sabha from Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency, is also an educationist whose institutions offer courses in commerce, science, computer science, business......
07:51, 2019-05-31

Austrian politician arrested after firing pistol from balcony An Austrian police tactical unit was deployed after a 57-year-old local politician fired indiscriminately from his balcony. No one was injured, and the populist Freedom Party of Austria suspended the unidentified man....
05:34, 2019-07-13

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior....
15:00, 2019-05-24

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central German state of Hesse for Angela Merkel’s Christian Dem...
16:51, 2019-06-09

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel as an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past case files reopened....
16:51, 2019-06-21

Germany: Neo-Nazi politician to be voted out of post after outcry The news spread like wildfire across Germany — a far-right extremist politician was elected to a local post by representatives of mainstream parties. After days of outrage, the council now says it wants to undo the vote....
05:00, 2019-09-10

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
05:00, 2019-06-11

White House: No politician should be blamed for another’s ‘evil intention’ The White House said Tuesday that no politician, including the president, should be blamed when someone “acts out their evil intention” — as President Trump prepares to travel on Wednesday to the Texas and Ohio cities where 31 people were killed in mass shootings over the weekend. ...
23:00, 2019-08-06

Trump moves into damage control mode (just like every other politician) When the British ambassador to Washington was caught disparaging President Trump in cables back to London, everyone knew what happened next would be rather undiplomatic....
18:00, 2019-07-11

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
19:34, 2019-06-21

The Politician's antihero is a victory for queer characters – because he's awful Payton Hobart is an entitled, power-hungry kid. The Netflix show gives him room to be humanIn today’s daring TV landscape, a white, cisgender, egregiously wealthy gay man hardly counts as an advancement for queer representation. I know this. You know this. Networks and streaming services know this. ...
21:51, 2019-10-08

Governor reveals dead politician's affair at his funeral The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
20:00, 2019-08-19

5 accused of obstructing murder case of Brazilian politician Outgoing Brazilian Attorney General Raquel Dodge is requesting that five people be charged with obstructing justice in the case of a leftist city councilwoman gunned down over a year ago...
02:34, 2019-09-19

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
00:34, 2019-06-17

The Roman Dictator Cincinnatus: Model of an Honest Politician? Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus is a figure from the Early Republican period of Rome’s history. Cincinnatus (a nickname given to him due to his curly hair) was an aristocrat who belonged to the patrician class. His primary job was that of a farmer, though he also served, with great efficiency, as consu...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj passes away Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, who most recently served as minister of external affairs, passed away on Tuesday, following a cardiac arrest....
01:17, 2019-08-07

Russians revolt after politician says Siberia fires unprofitable As firefighters battle wildfires across eastern Russia, demonstrators are demanding the resignation of a regional leader in Siberia who's said it doesn't make much financial sense to fight the fires....
21:17, 2019-08-02

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
15:34, 2019-06-09

Meet David Corenswet, The Politician Star Everyone Is Talking About Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers for the first couple of episodes of the new Netflix series. There's a lot to love about Netflix's The Politician. Sure, it......
09:17, 2019-10-01

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany had a duty to confront extremism....
19:34, 2019-06-22

Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain arrested in London Founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement has lived in self-imposed exile in UK for decadesPolice have arrested a prominent Pakistani politician in London. The Metropolitan police said a man in his 60s had been arrested over speeches linked to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) movement in Pakistan. The M...
20:17, 2019-06-11

Actor-Politician Hema Malini Leads In Mathura Actor-politician Hema Malini ruled the silver screen in the 1960s and 70s. She was popularly called the "Dream Girl" during her acting years. She is a BJP parliamentarian from the temple town of......
21:34, 2019-05-24

Far-right sympathizer suspected of killing German pro-migrant politician A man arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a senior local politician known for pro-migrant views was a far-right sympathizer, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Monday....
21:34, 2019-06-17

German Terror Police Probe Politician's Killing German federal prosecutors are investigating the killing of a pro-refugee politician for a possible ideological motive, adding to concerns about a resurgence of political violence in the country....
17:34, 2019-06-17

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
17:51, 2019-06-17

German politician reveals death threats from neo-Nazis Social Democrat lawmaker Uli Grötsch had grown used to getting insults. But after receiving two death threats in the space of eight weeks, he has spoken out on the issue....
10:51, 2019-09-24

GOP politician raises the stakes in 'censorship' fight with Silicon Valley Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is taking aim at Silicon Valley’s biggest players with a bill that would strip them of immunity granted during the Clinton era for content posted by users....
00:34, 2019-06-20

British politician Alan Duncan resigns as London readies for new PM British Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigned Monday as it became more likely that political rival Boris Johnson would be chosen as the next prime minister this week....
15:17, 2019-07-22

Judge tells German politician to put up with derogatory online comments A court decision that degrading, misogynistic online posts targeting a Greens lawmaker were "allowable" has met with widespread outrage. Renate Künast called the ruling a "catastrophic signal."...
19:34, 2019-09-20

Look: Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow make promises in 'The Politician' poster Netflix released a key art poster and first trailer for the Ryan Murphy series "The Politician," starring Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange and Zoey Deutch....
17:34, 2019-08-19

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head. Police in the central state of Hessen plan to hold a news conference later Monday about the death of Walter Luebcke,...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Ryan Murphy's The Politician is decadent, entertaining, but kind of a mess Before stepping into the gilded halls of Santa Barbara’s Saint Sebastian High School, it is important to understand that the student body is embroiled in a very lengthy, wildly involved class election. The stakes here extend beyond dreams of curating vending machine snacks or booking Drake for the ...
20:17, 2019-09-23

British politician’s Twitter account hijacked by angry staffer A British politician was branded a “disgustingly morally bankrupt person” in his own Twitter feed Tuesday — when one of his communications staffers appeared to hijack the account and use it to go on a scorched-earth screed about his boss. The stinging diatribe on Member of Parliament Jar...
05:17, 2019-07-24

A British Politician Grabbed a Climate Protester by the Neck and It’s Dividing the U.K. A video showing a U.K. Member of Parliament aggressively grabbing a female climate protester by the neck and marching her out of a banquet dinner is dividing the country. The footage, filmed by TV news cameras on Thursday night and widely shared on social media, shows Mark Field, who is also a minis...
16:17, 2019-06-21

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
21:17, 2019-06-27

In Seoul, Crowds Denounce a Divisive Politician. Days Later, Others Defend Him. Vast rallies have called for the ouster of South Korea’s justice minister. But huge counterprotests have assailed the prosecutors who are investigating him....
22:00, 2019-10-12

UK politician caught on video ‘assaulting’ protester at black-tie event A British politician is under investigation for manhandling a Greenpeace activist during a black-tie event in London, according to reports. Mark Field, a Foreign Office minister, has been suspended for grabbing the protester, Janet Barker, Thursday night in a confrontation that was caught on video, ...
20:51, 2019-06-21

Superbad, The Ranch, The Politician and More Coming to Netflix in September 2019 September is always a great time to refresh--your Netflix picks, included. As youngsters go back to school, the streaming site is following tradition and dropping a new slate of shows......
20:17, 2019-08-22

In Sri Lanka, a polarizing politician reaches out to minorities but suspicion lingers Sri Lanka presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been a polarizing figure for much of his political life. It is an image he is trying to change....
06:51, 2019-09-02

Politician Says Cattle Prods Should Be Used on Climate Protesters, Gets Suspended From Twitter Australian politician Pauline Hanson has been suspended from Twitter after posting a video earlier this week saying that cattle prods should be used on climate protesters. The suspension, first reported by SBS, will be lifted if she deletes the offending tweet, but Senator Hanson says it’s an exampl...
13:17, 2019-08-22

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black person,” according to a report. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson made the shocking statement in a text exchange with another local elected official that was r...
04:00, 2019-08-15

German police investigate after far-right supporters praise politician's murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
16:51, 2019-07-05

German police to investigate after far-right protesters celebrate politician’s murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
21:17, 2019-07-08

Boris Johnson Smashes Record For Most Money Raised By UK Politician Boris Johnson has broken the record for the most money raised by a British politician in his bid to become prime minister, winning the backing of eurosceptic financiers after hardening his Brexit......
00:51, 2019-07-18

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron's European election campaign....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Ryan Murphy, Super Producer, Reboots Himself for Netflix and ‘The Politician’ To create his first Netflix series, which starts streaming on Friday, Mr. Murphy ripped up his playbook and tried some new narrative tricks to encourage binge-watching....
04:00, 2019-09-27

Outstanding Politician: Mamata Banerjee Remembers Sushma Swaraj West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed her grief and shock over the sudden demise of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday night...
03:00, 2019-08-07

German police probe fresh threats after politician’s killing BERLIN (AP) — German police are investigating a series of threats sent to officials and institutions days after the arrest of a far-right extremist suspected of killing a pro-migrant politician. Berlin police and prosecutors said in a statement Thursday that the threats were sent Tuesday. It’s...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
23:17, 2019-06-27

French politician accused of staging glacier summit photo A French politician is fending off an “avalanche” of accusations that a photo on his Twitter page, in which he appears to be scaling a vertical summit in the Alps, is actually fake....
01:17, 2019-08-14

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
01:34, 2019-07-20

Politician grills economist on her marital status in South Korea She's a top economics professor who studied at Harvard and has served on government committees -- but to one South Korean politician, she hasn't done enough for the nation if she hasn't given birth....
14:34, 2019-09-05

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police operation on ferries....
06:34, 2019-06-11

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
01:00, 2019-06-09

Germany: Suspected killer recants confession in murder of politician An attorney for defendant Stephan E. has said his client withdrew his guilty plea in a murder case that has shocked the country. The accused, who has a long history of right-wing activity, remains in custody....
23:17, 2019-07-02

India's ruling party expels politician accused of rape BJP’s Kuldeep Singh Sengar sacked days after car crash left alleged victim critically injuredIndia’s ruling party has expelled an official accused of rape, days after a deadly car crash left his alleged victim in critical condition.Investigators are examining possible links between Kuldeep Singh Sen...
17:51, 2019-08-01

Trump Is Absolutely Going to Commute Disgraced Politician Rod Blagojevich’s Sentence—and Here’s Why It’s hard to remember a time when there was a politician arguably more corrupt than the current president, but that time was 2008, and the man was former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich....
00:17, 2019-08-09

Payton hatches a scheme on The Politician while everyone else starts to lose the plot If you thought that The Politician was going to be about something even remotely close to a normal high school election — well, I don’t know you made it this far in the season thinking that, but “October Surprise” should absolutely disabuse you of that notion. By the end of the episode, there’s a fu...
01:51, 2019-09-28

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
15:51, 2019-06-22

The Latest: Bosnian politician blasts ‘shameful” Nobel award The Muslim member of Bosnia’s three-person presidency has called the decision to give the Nobel literature prize to Peter Handke “scandalous and shameful” because the Austrian author supported Serbs who later faced charges for 1990s war crimes...
22:17, 2019-10-10

French politician accused of doctoring photo of Alpine climb Éric Woerth hits back after social media ridiculeA French politician has hit back at claims he changed the angle in a photograph to make the his ascent of an icy summit in the Alps seem more perilous.Éric Woerth, a senior right-of-centre MP, insisted the picture he tweeted of his climb up the Aiguil...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Watch: Ben Platt is 'really proud' to be a part of Ryan Murphy's 'The Politician' Ben Platt discussed on "Today" Wednesday his new Netflix series "The Politician" and why he is proud to take part in a series from creator Ryan Murphy....
19:34, 2019-09-25

Tanzania politician says he wants to launch database of married men to crack down on cheating The governor of Tanzania's largest city wants to create a database that tracks married men in the East African region in order to crack down on infidelity and "humiliating" women, he said this week....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Germany: Far-right Pegida supporters probed for condoning politician's murder Prosecutors in Dresden have begun an investigation into Pegida supporters who scoffed at the murder of Walter Lübcke, likely at the hands of a far-right extremist. Supporters said he had it coming....
20:00, 2019-07-05

Polish politician hailed a hero after rescuing father and son, 2, from burning car A left-wing Polish politician is being dubbed a hero across the political spectrum for rescuing a 2-year-old boy and his father from a burning car on Monday.  ...
20:17, 2019-10-08

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
01:00, 2019-07-05

This British Politician Yelling BE A GOOD BOY Officially Broke My Brain British politics is pretty wild right now, for reasons that I do not fully understand but are related to the disastrous, utterly incomprehensible nightmare that is Brexit. You can read more about those reasons here, but this blog isn’t about that. This blog is about some shit I saw this morning and ...
07:00, 2019-09-05

The Politician centers a bored, disaffected audience surrogate in "The Voter" The entire concept of the Saint Sebastian election is ridiculous. It’s a high school presidential election, for a role that is, at best, ceremonial. (If I’m remembering correctly, the most important consequence of the student government elections at my high school was that the winner got suckered in...
21:17, 2019-09-28

Naveen Patnaik, A Reluctant Politician To 5-Time Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, once a reluctant inheritor of the legacy of his legendary father and former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik, is all set to resume the reins of power for the fifth consecutive term,......
20:00, 2019-05-29

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scene.“We are looking for a perpetrator,” said the chi...
22:34, 2019-06-03

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
03:17, 2019-05-25

Federal prosecutors take over murder investigation of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. He was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
13:51, 2019-06-17

Russia freezes bank accounts linked to opposition politician Navalny Russian authorities on Thursday froze a slew of bank accounts linked to jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny as part of a money laundering investigation that his allies say is a trumped-up attempt to cripple his political movement....
14:51, 2019-08-08

Politician duped into thinking ‘Grand Theft Auto’ stunt was real A Pakistani politician got duped into believing a commercial pilot pulled off a “miraculous save” by narrowly missing an oil tanker on the runway — not realizing the stunt was a simulation from “Grand Theft Auto V.” Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, who is the secretary general of the Pakistan Awami Teh...
19:34, 2019-07-11

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules. The Constitutional Court has accepted a case against Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, who is acc...
14:17, 2019-05-23

Dutch politician apologizes for calling Jews 'meek lambs' during the Holocaust A far-right Dutch senator has been forced to retract comments he gave during an interview in which he claimed Jews had been driven to “the gas chambers just like meek little lambs” during the Holocaust....
22:34, 2019-06-12

Man in 'border wall suit' tells story of meeting Trump: 'He's not like any other politician' A man who wore a "border wall suit" to President Trump's Pennsylvania rally said getting to meet the president was like an "out-of-body experience" and he never expected it. ...
13:51, 2019-05-22

Germany's 100-Year-Old Woman Politician Loves Obama And Hates Brexit Lisel Heise celebrated two major milestones this year. In March, she turned 100. In May, she won her first election for political office. Heise is the oldest active politician in all of Germany,......
01:34, 2019-10-02

Japanese politician accuses historical Korean emissaries of murder, looting A Tokyo-based Japanese politician's derogatory remarks about premodern Korean missions to Japan are being condemned as inflammatory and discriminatory....
20:00, 2019-09-19

Youth Politician To Cabinet Minister: Giriraj Singh, PM Modi Loyalist A staunch loyalist of Narendra Modi since the days he was the chief minister of Gujarat, BJP leader Giriraj Singh has seen his political stock rise dramatically in the past one decade....
00:51, 2019-05-31

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
18:17, 2019-06-17

India's top court moves politician's rape trial over intimidation fears India's Supreme Court on Thursday moved the rape trial of a powerful regional politician to the capital, New Delhi, to allay fears he could influence the outcome, a further embarrassment for the Hindu nationalist ruling party....
13:34, 2019-08-01

Top Australian politician mistakenly leaked intelligence operative's name in public diaries An Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) officer’s identity was mistakenly published by a top Australian politician, a national security breach that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison....
16:17, 2019-08-22

Lübcke: German politician's killing prompts call for tracking neo-Nazis Following the death of a regional politician, Lower Saxony's interior minister wants the government to track neo-Nazis. Boris Pistorius says agents could adapt methods that monitor people suspected of religious violence....
07:17, 2019-07-08

Raids Against Maharashtra Politician's Firm Accused Of Farm Loan Fraud The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at multiple locations in Maharashtra on Thursday in connection with an alleged Rs-328 crore farm loan fraud, perpetrated using identities of "bogus and......
22:34, 2019-06-06

Gwyneth Paltrow and Husband Brad Falchuk Are All Smiles at The Politician Screening It's date night for Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband Brad Falchuk! The couple enjoyed a fun night out in the Hamptons on Friday to celebrate the screening of the upcoming Netflix......
00:51, 2019-08-04

Doctor-Turned Politician Harsh Vardhan Minister Again In PM Modi Cabinet Doctor Harsh Vardhan, who handled three portfolios in the last NDA government and initiated a crucial national programme to tackle air pollution, has made his way to the Narendra Modi cabinet for a......
00:51, 2019-05-31

He was Europe’s fastest rising politician. Now, Italy’s far-right leader faces an uncertain future. Matteo Salvini appears to have prematurely squandered his hold on the government — while jeopardizing the momentum that helped turn Italy into Western Europe’s far-right stronghold....
04:34, 2019-08-31

Ugandan musician-turned-politician Bobi Wine charged with 'annoying' president Ugandan pop star turned Member of Parliament and political opposition leader Bobi Wine has been charged with "annoying" the country's president, Yoweri Museveni, according to his lawyer....
04:51, 2019-08-08

He was Europe’s fastest-rising politician. Now, Italy’s far-right leader faces an uncertain future. Salvini appears to have prematurely squandered his hold on the government — while jeopardizing the momentum that helped turn Italy into Western Europe’s far-right stronghold....
09:51, 2019-09-04

Exiled Pakistani Politician Sings "Sare Jahan Se Acha" On Camera. Watch Pakistan's Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain, living in exile in the UK, has said that the revocation of Article 370 by the Indian government is an internal matter of India and a......
14:17, 2019-09-01

Ex-Arkansas state senator’s campaign staffer, 'friend' charged in politician’s murder The former campaign staffer and “friend” suspected in this month’s shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Federal prosecutors suspect 'far-right motive' in killing of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. They believe there was a far-right motive, but have no evidence the suspect was part of a terror network....
18:34, 2019-06-17

Report: Suspect arrested over death of German regional politician Walter Lübcke Germany's probe into the death of a regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper reports. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing as rally held Thousands of people turned out in Kassel to protest local politician Walter Lübcke's death, and right-wing extremism. Two men were arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who confessed to the killing....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Finnish politician under ‘hate crime investigation’ for sharing Bible verse on Facebook Police are investigating a Christian politician in Finland for sharing a Bible verse on Facebook, according to local reports, after she criticized the national church for participating in LGBT Pride events....
22:00, 2019-09-05

Arizona politician allegedly smuggled pregnant women, ran ‘baby mill’ in Utah An Arizona politician orchestrated an illegal adoption scheme that smuggled at least 40 pregnant women from a Pacific Island nation into Utah, prosecutors said. Paul Petersen, who was re-elected as assessor of Maricopa County in 2016, was arrested in Arizona late Tuesday for allegedly recruiting and...
18:17, 2019-10-10

Airport closure is 'death sentence' for thousands of sick civilians in Yemen The closure of the airport in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, has prevented thousands of sick civilians from traveling abroad for urgent medical treatment.        ...
23:00, 2019-08-06

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to officials....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Kenyan governor revealed a lawmaker's affair at his funeral. Now he's set up a hotline to out deadbeat politician dads The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
23:34, 2019-08-19

Ukraine's comedian-turned-politician walks a fine line with America's reality-TV President Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky does not have an easy job. Ukraine is one of the poorest places in Europe, his country faces a steady outflow of capital and a proxy war with Russian-backed insurgents has settled into a bloody stalemate....
03:00, 2019-09-22

Pakistani politician mistakes GTA V plane footage for real life: ‘Miraculous save by the pilot’ As the world gears up to deal with the confusing future of deep fakes, Pakistani government officials are still struggling to tell apart real world footage from computer-generated imagery. A local politician was caught praising an aircraft pilot for using their “presence of mind” to narrowly avoid w...
16:17, 2019-07-09

Deadly car crash in India that injured alleged rape victim being investigated for possible ties to politician: report A car crash in India that killed two people and left a young woman in critical condition on Sunday has prompted an investigation into possible links to a ruling-party politician whom she has accused of rape, according to a report....
00:34, 2019-08-02

Conservative Politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Greek Election, Ousting Left-Wing Incumbent (ATHENS, Greece) — Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financia...
08:34, 2019-07-08

Come on now! Why TV needs way more female orgasms Women masturbating on screen was once the stuff of taboo, but a new wave of refreshingly radical shows are closing TV’s pleasure gap at lastBeing introduced to Netflix’s Big Mouth has been such a thrill. My girlfriend’s 16-year-old daughter sold it to me, promising a talking vulva voiced by Kristen ...
20:17, 2019-10-10

The Politician Trailer Introduces Viewers to Ryan Murphy's New World Full of Gwyneth Paltrow, Epic Speeches and More Ryan Murphy's first Netflix show is upon us, and it's full with everything you've come to expect from the Emmy-winning creator, from gorgeous sets to epic monologues--and Jessica Lange......
18:17, 2019-08-19

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque at the Oldham hospitals involved. Attempts by one o...
09:00, 2019-06-16

Female Friendships Are the Best, Until They Aren’t Friendships between women–especially among groups of women, where tendrils of energy and intuition entwine and collide like the offshoots of willful plants–seem to come with so many attendant complications. Ideally, everyone is growing toward and reaching for the same sun. But what if yo...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more likely to die...
17:34, 2019-06-07

Latin Pop Primer: The 15 Female Artists You Need to Know Now The world of Latin music is having a truly global moment right now. 20 years later after the likes of Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez first brought Latin pop to the U.S.......
12:34, 2019-09-25

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their eroticyearnings and obsessions....
11:51, 2019-07-09

The Man Behind The Mask Wants to Make a Female-Led Reboot Jon Favreau’s Lion King remake is a lot longer than you’d expect. Netflix has already committed to a second season of its Pacific Rim anime. Arrow teases one last costume update for Oliver Queen ahead of its final season. Plus, more mysterious casting for the BBC’s new Dracula, and what’s to come on...
15:17, 2019-07-05

Slovakia's first female president sworn in In her inauguration speech, Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
03:51, 2019-06-16

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
19:00, 2019-05-30

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
10:17, 2019-05-31

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school on an ROTC scholarship, the daughter and granddaug...
17:17, 2019-06-05

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who plays a “WuPS” delivery driver-turned-zombie in the ...
04:17, 2019-06-14

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement that followed the college's graduation ceremony in Rh...
00:17, 2019-06-15

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to part-time work or stop working a few years after completing their medical training, according to a recent study published in the journal JAMA Network Op...
07:51, 2019-08-07

How Hustlers shows the importance of female solidarity In the acclaimed fact-based drama, the bond between women is shown with rare sensitivity and depth even as they engage in criminal acts This article contains spoilersThe marketing campaign for Hustlers, a film that opened to an unexpectedly impressive $33m at the US box office last weekend, presents...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up, with reports claiming that black British actor La...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Workers, EEOC Says Walmart likely discriminated against 178 female store workers by paying less or denying promotions because of their gender, the EEOC said in memos viewed by the Journal....
04:51, 2019-09-18

Christine Lagarde nominated to be the ECB's first female chief IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is on course to become the European Central Bank's next president in October. If she replaces Italy's Mario Draghi, a huge change in the eurozone lender's policy seems unlikely....
23:17, 2019-07-02

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
15:51, 2019-06-05

Biden says it would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said in a new TV interview that it would be “great” to have a woman for the No. 2 spot — but demurred when asked if he’d tap Sen. Kamala Harris for the post. “I think it helps having a woman on the ticket,” he said in a CNN interview......
19:34, 2019-07-05

U.S. agency says Walmart likely discriminated against female workers -WSJ Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying less or denying promotions or both because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper said on Tuesday....
18:17, 2019-09-17

U.S. agency says Walmart likely discriminated against female workers: WSJ Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying less or denying promotions or both because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper said on Tuesday....
17:51, 2019-09-17

Finland’s new female-powered government sworn in HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country’s first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority. The 19-member Cabinet of Prime Minister Antti Rinne was approved Thur...
16:00, 2019-06-06

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to effect change’. At a time when few women pursued a career in the industry, she worked on photo essays and film sets and was a regular contributor to Lif...
13:51, 2019-07-19

‘Burn It Down’: The importance of female, and maternal, rage "Burn it Down: Women Writing About Anger" is one of the most recent books about women and anger, and what makes it stand out from its predecessors is its very dedication to this rich variety of female rage....
19:00, 2019-10-03

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new head of the European Parliament....
16:00, 2019-07-03

New ‘Monopoly’ game will pay female players more than males Do not pass go, do not collect…$240? The iconic Monopoly board game is getting a feminist update for 2019. Hasbro’s newest version of the game, dubbed “Ms. Monopoly,” will pay female players more than males – in a stunt that draws attention to the gender pay gap in America. In Ms. Monopoly, wo...
08:00, 2019-09-11

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight title in the co-main. Will ESPN's pound-for-pound No. 1s pass their tests?...
22:34, 2019-07-05

Girls should be taught at school how to ask for pay rise, says female CEO Females ‘lack confidence’ to demand wage parity, says one of UK’s best-paid charity bossesGirls should be equipped at school with the skills to ask for a pay rise in the workplace and accept nothing less than salary equality, according to one of the UK’s highest paid charity bosses.Cheryl Giovannoni...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Biden: It would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be “great” to have a female vice president, but he won’t say whether he’d pick Sen. Kamala Harris for the No. 2 spot if he receives his party’s nomination. In an interview aired Friday on CNN, Biden said, “I think it help...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Female engineer sues Google for sex-discrimination A female engineer at Google has accused the search giant of stiffing her out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by passing her over for promotions in favor of less-qualified men. Ulku Rowe had 22 years of experience in financial services, including as a managing director at JPMorgan Chase and Bank ...
03:34, 2019-09-19

First look: Female 007 Lashana Lynch on James Bond set The new 007 has finally been spotted in action. Brit actress Lashana Lynch made headlines in July when rumors broke that she was taking over James Bond’s iconic designation in what was hyped as a “popcorn-dropping moment” from the franchise’s 25th movie. Fast-forward two mont...
23:00, 2019-09-27

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job.Go to the 20th century rooms in the Art Gallery o...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal....
22:34, 2019-05-30

One transgender woman, a new female body and tears of joy Seven years ago Lilith came from Pakistan to Germany. Now, she has found peace within herself and a calling helping trans refugees in her new home. DW has followed her journey over the course of her transition....
20:34, 2019-09-27

Female orgasm may have evolved from a trigger for ovulation A study that gave antidepressants to rabbits suggests that female orgasm may be evolutionarily linked to a mechanism for triggering the release of eggs...
22:51, 2019-09-30

Female feticide in India — a paradox of development? Over the past three months, all of the children born in a region in northern India were boys, a survey found, raising suspicions of rampant female feticide. Patriarchal mindset and technology are to blame, say experts....
20:00, 2019-08-01

Discovery has more female viewers than NBCUniversal for first time There’s a television war brewing for female eyeballs that pits Discovery, home of “90 Day Fiancé,” against NBCUniversal, home to “Real Housewives.” “90 Day Fiancé” and its spinoff series have helped catapult Discovery to the top when it comes to female viewers — toppling NBCUniversal for the first t...
16:17, 2019-08-10

'My father said I should be looking after the cows': the first female Tuareg guitarist Fatou Seidi Ghali once had to practise on her brother’s guitar in secret. She and her band, Les Filles de Illighadad, are now taking the world by stormLes Filles de Illighadad are in their dressing room, listening to music on their phones and scrolling through social media apps. Fatou Seidi Ghali, t...
17:51, 2019-08-01

'It's an act of defiance': the rise of all-female festival lineups Major music festivals such as Reading and Leeds continue to feature mostly male artists, but a number of events are fighting back by removing men from the billing altogetherIn 2015, music blog Crack in the Road tweeted a doctored image of the poster for the Reading and Leeds festival, erasing all ac...
12:17, 2019-08-20

How a female field inspector can stand up to harassment Young but experienced inspector helps work sites comply with government regulations, but the culprits who lob age- and gender-based comments are often trying to cut corners on the job....
06:00, 2019-10-13

Two more female NY1 anchors sue alleging age, maternity discrimination Two additional on-air personalities for NY1 have come forward with claims they faced age discrimination — with one saying she was fired from the station during her third trimester of pregnancy after she complained. Reporters Thalia Perez and Michelle Greenstein have filed a Manhattan federal c...
22:51, 2019-07-31