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Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last w...

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom

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‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to better protect journalists and media workers....
17:51, 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappeared nearly two years ago. The list — update...
16:51, 2019-06-03

Saudis angry over dip in press freedom ranking after Khashoggi murder Saudi officials were upset to hear that the country’s rating had fallen on a press freedom index less than a year after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said staffers met with Saudi government officials in a series of meetings in Riyadh back in Ap...
01:51, 2019-07-11

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
00:34, 2019-07-14

Met Police hits back in press freedom row over leaked Sir Kim Darroch emails The Metropolitan Police has insisted it "respects the rights of the media" but that it had been advised publication of leaked emails from Sir Kim Darroch could be a criminal offence....
20:01, 2019-07-13

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human rights organisations and press freedom advocates ha...
22:34, 2019-07-14

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
06:34, 2019-05-22

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
06:34, 2019-06-23

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
17:51, 2019-05-21

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
10:51, 2019-07-15

Theresa May backs press freedom but won't be drawn on row over Met commander's leaks warning Theresa May today backed press freedom as a "foundation" of democracy — but declined to say if she agreed with a Scotland Yard chief's warning that newspapers could be prosecuted for publishing leaked government information....
17:17, 2019-07-15

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
11:01, 2019-06-10

Austria's Kurz triumphs with vote, opposition still calls for his head Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz strengthened his hand in his fight to save his job as his conservative party came far ahead of rivals in Sunday's European election, but the main opposition party said it would seek to depose him on Monday anyway....
05:01, 2019-05-27

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
22:34, 2019-05-28

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogus" and added that such statements made by the......
15:00, 2019-05-21

Bella Thorne Calls Out ''Press Hungry'' Mod Sun Over Breakup Drama Bella Thorne and Mod Sun may have called it quits, but they are just getting started as far as feuds go. Nearly a month ago the artists parted ways in what appeared to be an amicable......
08:17, 2019-05-30

New Delhi vows free transport for women in what opposition calls a gimmick India's capital city plans to make its state-run bus and metro network free for women commuters, hoping that higher use of public transport will improve women's safety in one of the world's largest metropolitan areas blighted by gender crime....
14:34, 2019-06-03

South Africa's opposition party calls for release of report on Ramaphosa South Africa's main opposition party called on Monday for the graft watchdog to release a report into allegations President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament over a donation to his 2017 election campaign for the leadership of the ruling ANC....
15:00, 2019-06-10

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are racist and called on the candidates to be the country's next prime minister to use the term....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse a sit-in protest outside the Defense Ministry....
03:34, 2019-06-04

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (LNG) exports from a terminal on Quintana Island, Te...
23:34, 2019-05-29

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monday topped 100....
14:34, 2019-06-06

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
03:51, 2019-05-30

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due today....
20:51, 2019-06-19

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson calls Trump's attacks on the press 'stupid' and 'dangerous' "Actually isolating journalists, as a group, not just the Times, but the whole industry, is a really frankly hostile, stupid but also dangerous thing to do," said Mark Thompson....
22:51, 2019-06-19

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ The post In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ appeared fi...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month ago....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Ex-Clinton press secretary calls McConnell 'amoral' for saying he would fill vacant Supreme Court seat Former Bill Clinton Press Secretary Joe Lockhart called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “amoral” for stating that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance....
20:00, 2019-05-29

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into the bloodstream.” ​”​There is no doubt about it: sunscreen has been a life-saver, but tha...
04:34, 2019-06-10

NHL expands video review after calls missed in playoffs VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL is expanding its video review process to a format that would have had the potential to alter two notable missed calls during the playoffs — though the rule changes come at a price. The league’s general managers approved allowing coaches an unlimited n...
04:34, 2019-06-21

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
00:17, 2019-06-03

NHL expands use of video review after controversial missed calls in playoffs The NHL is expanding its video review process to a format that would have had the potential to alter several notable missed calls during the playoffs.       ...
06:17, 2019-06-21

"Why People Chose BJP": Sachin Pilot Calls For Review Of Rajasthan Loss Congress's Rajasthan chief Sachin Pilot on Wednesday called for a comprehensive review of the party's shocking Lok Sabha election loss in the state barely months after an impressive win in assembly......
22:51, 2019-05-29

Calls for Europe to review border controls after blacklisted Russian visits 70 times Despite ban from three EU member states, Andrei Pavlov managed to travel widelyEurope is under pressure to review its border controls, after it emerged that an individual sanctioned over his alleged role in Russia’s biggest ever tax fraud has visited member states more than 70 times in the past four...
17:17, 2019-05-24

USWNT Press Officer On Christen Press's Barstool Sports Partnership: "Something Seems Amiss!" During Wednesday’s victory parade for the USWNT, Christen Press briefly took over the Barstool Sports Instagram account, where she posted videos of her and her teammates celebrating. Later that day, Barstool Sports published a post under the headline “Confirmed: The USWNT Loves Barstool Sports,” in ...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Stephanie Grisham, Trump’s New Press Secretary, Literally Pushes for Press Access In a video, Ms. Grisham opens a path for American journalists to cover the president’s meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea. She has a bruise to show for it....
23:17, 2019-07-01

Stop the press: Mark Levin’s Unfreedom of the Press NYT’s No. 1 for 4th week, 300,000 sold Conservative talker Mark Levin’s gutting of the liberal media’s bias and hate of President Trump in his latest book continues to dominate the New York Times bestseller list, now for a fourth week....
03:17, 2019-06-20

Hannity says calls to jail Trump make U.S. ‘a banana republic.’ Let’s review his tapes on Hillary Clinton. Fox News host Sean Hannity has regularly questioned why Hillary Clinton was not jailed for using a private email server over the last few years. We have the clips....
17:51, 2019-06-07

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
22:51, 2019-07-14

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” education and “free” healthcare touted by Democrats sound ...
14:00, 2019-06-13

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeeded by calling the stuff “molecules of U.S. freedom.” Assistant Energy Secretary Steven Winberg made the comment this week to describe an exp...
05:17, 2019-05-31

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
05:51, 2019-05-30

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public space, and mixed marriages have become the "new normal."...
01:34, 2019-06-24

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind a half of them, media freedom monitors said on Wednesday....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is the sort to describe The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as “beautiful and weird”. This strange choice makes more sense when you read her debut short-story coll...
19:34, 2019-05-30

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupid even typing this—“molecules of U.S. freedom.” Wh...
20:00, 2019-05-29

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their rights....
16:34, 2019-06-23

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them, and they’re my close friends,” but he “didn’t wa...
04:34, 2019-06-11

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
07:17, 2019-06-23

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
22:34, 2019-06-10

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights coexist....
05:34, 2019-06-28

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
10:51, 2019-05-30

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
00:51, 2019-06-17

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
22:17, 2019-07-08

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
11:51, 2019-06-22

Facebook says EU court opinion undermines freedom of speech Facebook on Tuesday said an EU court opinion calling for it to seek out content deemed illegal by a local court on its platform undermined free speech across borders....
14:00, 2019-06-04

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
22:51, 2019-05-27

Trump to award Medal of Freedom to conservative economist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer. Laffer is known as the father of supply side economics, which gained popularity under President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. His theory, the “Laffer Curve,” establishes t...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue with Judaism and Islam, and that overall there must be greater freedom in theological pursuits. The Jesuit pope made the call during a speech Friday a...
14:34, 2019-06-21

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:34, 2019-06-23

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" to replace your average, everyday term "natural gas...
21:51, 2019-05-29

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative group.Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, the top Republican on t...
14:32, 2019-05-21

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that messages like the one shown on a screen during the ...
05:00, 2019-05-29

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuff under the land is also apparently made of freedo...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Laffer, the father of supply-side economics. Laffer, 78, was honored for his contributions to economic theory, including the “Laffer Curve,” which holds that tax cuts spur investment, jobs, wages and economic gro...
06:34, 2019-06-20

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
23:34, 2019-06-19

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups......
11:34, 2019-06-23

Play with freedom, Williamson tells off-color New Zealand batsmen New Zealand captain Kane Williamson encouraged his frontline batsmen to play with freedom in Tuesday's semi-finals against India to overcome their struggle for rhythm in the Cricket World Cup....
23:00, 2019-07-08

Trump's EPA stands up for consumers and freedom by standing up to the ethanol lobby President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency took a step toward draining the swamp by curbing the amount of corn ethanol being forced into our economy by the crony capitalist ethanol mandate....
05:51, 2019-07-09

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is out there trying to make VR go mainstream with gad...
08:51, 2019-05-28

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
23:00, 2019-07-01

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
14:17, 2019-06-20

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
01:51, 2019-06-30

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
08:34, 2019-06-19

Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc....
00:34, 2019-06-21

"Great guy" Tiger Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House "Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Donald Trump to award Jerry West Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and off ...
12:34, 2019-06-02

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
01:17, 2019-06-01

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses, Fox News has learned. Amash, sp...
09:34, 2019-06-11

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
10:00, 2019-07-13

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after saying Trump's conduct was 'impeachable' Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
12:00, 2019-06-11

Traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall Honors Those Who Made Sacrifices For Freedom PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky.  (LEX 18) – The traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall is on tour of all 120 counties in the bluegrass. The goal is to make sure those who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam are never forgotten. On Saturday the wall was in Pendleton County.1,106 names of those killed in acti...
05:17, 2019-06-30

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Leah Chase, 96, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
01:17, 2019-06-04

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chair of the right-wing Ho...
05:51, 2019-07-10

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual site. (You can also click to disable pausing on that ...
19:17, 2019-05-30

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my lifetime. But now that it’s been a few years since I...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Baseball team apologizes for calling Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ A minor-league baseball team in California said it erred when an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared with a photo of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in a video honoring Memorial Day at the ball park. The Fresno Grizzlies aired the more than 3-minute video Monday during a double-header ...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
06:51, 2019-06-09

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Art Laffer today Laffer’s economic philosophy — that tax cuts will spur economic growth, which will in turn increase government revenue — has been criticized by Democrats who argue that it inflates budget deficits....
18:34, 2019-06-19

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

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate for the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misleading and offensive editing” of a Memorial Day tr...
19:51, 2019-05-28

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city’s top official Carrie Lam of being responsible for his death. “We have to mourn the martyr—he is a martyr. Carrie Lam should apologize t...
17:17, 2019-06-16

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
13:51, 2019-06-17

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
04:34, 2019-06-12

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, won 29 seats in the 2019 election. In a fiery speech at the E.U. he...
21:34, 2019-07-04

AZ D-Back great Curt Schilling leads “Freedom Days” events in Tombstone TOMBSTONE – The 3rd annual Freedom Days celebration in Tombstone featured former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling, who led a special parade Saturday morning and was presented the key to the city.  Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast: Saturday evening also included a ...
07:34, 2019-06-30

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
12:51, 2019-05-23

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
20:51, 2019-05-29

Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
05:51, 2019-06-20

Heineken drops deal with team that labeled Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ Heineken is the latest sponsor to dump the minor league baseball team that called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez an “enemy of freedom.” The beer giant announced on Thursday that it was yanking all support by its brands Tecate and Dos Equis for the Fresno Grizzlies over the inflammatory video ai...
20:17, 2019-05-31

Fresno Grizzlies Are Sorry For Memorial Day Video That Showed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As Freedom’s Enemy Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never surrender, not the parts about shrinking the feder...
18:51, 2019-05-28

'I’m Exercising My Freedom': Janelle Monae Talks Liberation in InStyle's Badass Women Issue What does a free black woman look like? After the coming out party that was Dirty Computer, she might look like Janelle Monáe, who liberated herself and countless fans with not only a stellar album in 2018, but the admission that she considers herself pansexual. And as the cover star of the 2019 edi...
16:34, 2019-07-11

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:51, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradition bill. Wong, 21, was completing a three month ...
05:51, 2019-06-17

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters began gathering once again in the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refused to meet an ultimatum for Lam’s resignation and the withdrawal of a divisive extradition bill. Chanting a Christian hymn that has bec...
05:17, 2019-06-21

French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice. The post French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014’s Occupy Central protests, thousands of anti-government protesters surrounded the Hong Kong government offices and Legislative Council building at Ad...
08:17, 2019-06-12

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
05:34, 2019-05-29

Australian PM: WTO needs mending to keep up with the times SINGAPORE (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times. He said Friday that many leaders attending the Group of 20 summit in Osaka later this month share the view that there is a need to modernize the WTO and its rules. ...
11:51, 2019-06-07

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were held today. This is happening despite the fact that Trump’s immigration policy continues to garner ...
20:17, 2019-07-09

They Don't Make E3 Press Conferences Like They Used To The “E3 press conference” as an industry institution has been fading ever since Nintendo brilliantly broadcast their first E3 Nintendo Direct in 2012. What were they good for? Just how weird were they? Why did I keep going to them? I ponder these questions in this video....
22:34, 2019-06-07

Gov’t proposes to ban Australian extremists for 2 years Australia’s government has proposed new laws that would prevent extremist Australians from returning home for up to two years as the country prepares for the return of Islamic State group supporters...
06:34, 2019-07-04

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims SYDNEY (AP) — The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings. Will Connolly, 17, became known worldwide as “Egg Boy” for assaulting right-wing feder...
10:17, 2019-05-29

ABC offices raided by Australian police A police search of Australian public broadcaster ABC was in connection to an article about possible war crimes in Afghanistan. It was the second such raid in Australia against high-profile journalists in as many days....
10:00, 2019-06-05

Australian freed in N. Korea keeps mum about detention An Australian student has thanked Swedish and his country’s diplomats for securing his release in North Korea but is keeping mum about what led to his weeklong detention...
08:34, 2019-07-05

Samsung under fire for its Australian advertising Samsung is being sued by an Australian consumer watchdog over misleading claims in its advertising. The ads showed people swimming in pools and surfing in the ocean with their Galaxy phones, leading customers to think that they could safely swim or s......
08:01, 2019-07-05

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months after an initial abduction, his party says....
19:34, 2019-06-29

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
19:17, 2019-05-27

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Opposition rallies again to get Albanian PM to quit Supporters of Albanian opposition parties rallied on Saturday to ask Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit and pave the way to fresh polls, dispersing after throwing firecrackers and flares to police who responded with water jets and tear gas....
05:34, 2019-06-09

| Zimbabwean opposition MP charged with treason Zimbabwean MP Job Sikhala, vice-chairman of the opposition MDC party, has been charged with treason for allegedly saying he wanted to overthrow the president....
16:34, 2019-07-09

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was part of a clampdown on them directed by the government and military....
18:34, 2019-06-10

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
13:51, 2019-05-24

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Louisville, Kentucky, police officer has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for trying to entice a minor and later sexually abusing him. The Courier Journal reports 33-year-old Brandon Wood also was sentenced Tuesday to register as a sex offender and undergo...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Lexington Islamic leader is facing a maximum sentence of life in prison according to an indictment returned by a federal grand jury. The grand jury indicted Mahmoud Shaker Shalash, John Sadiqullah and Abdul Hadi on conspiracy charges related to an alleged murder-for-hire plot...
14:17, 2019-05-26

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Voters in Kentucky are casting ballots in a primary that will deliver an initial verdict on the job performance of Gov. Matt Bevin. The ally of President Donald Trump faces state Rep. Robert Goforth and two other challengers in Tuesday’s GOP primary. Democrats are choosi...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Yes, You Can Bench Press in the Squat Rack Ever worry that you might fail a bench press and find yourself pinned by a barbell? You’re not alone—it’s a common concern on the internet among fitness forums and Reddit threads alike....
11:51, 2019-06-04

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has denied a request by the state’s chief election officer to temporarily block a law aimed at removing her power over the State Board of Elections. The ruling stems from a lawsuit filed by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) —...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorney General Andy Beshear has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Kentucky, setting up a showdown with his political nemesis _ Republican incumbent Matt Bevin. In Tuesday’s primary election, Beshear defeated two other prominent Democrats _ former state aud...
09:17, 2019-05-22

PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - July 18 These are some of the main stories in Bulgarian newspapers on Thursday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:01, 2019-07-18

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Last publication rolls off the press in Tucson TUCSON – The last papers rolled off the press today at the Arizona Daily Star’s printing press. Both the Arizona Daily Star and Bear Essential News ended their newspaper production in Tucson. Back in May, it was announced that printing for the ADS will be moved to Phoenix, where the pape...
12:34, 2019-07-12

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are suing their insurance company over flooding that caused nearly $1 million in property damages. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy rains in 2017 and 2018 caused a landslide on its access road. ...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that destruction of chemical agents including mustard, sarin and VX will begin in June after decades of planning and preparations. The Blue Grass Army Depo...
06:51, 2019-05-29

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:17, 2019-05-29

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Cancer Institute has gifted 10 Appalachian health systems a total of $11 million for cervical cancer prevention programs. News outlets report the grant was announced last week in collaboration with the West Virginia University Cancer Institute, the Ohio State Un...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are suing their insurance company over flooding that caused nearly $1 million in property damages. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy rains in 2017 and 2018 caused a landslide on its access road. ...
10:34, 2019-05-25

The best British press photography – in pictures The Assignments exhibition is an annual chance to see the top images by UK photojournalists, as chosen by the British Press Photographers’ Association. Warning: readers may find some of the images upsetting Assignments runs from 17–19 May at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1 9PH. Entry is free...
19:01, 2019-05-21

Cardi B is done with gossip in new single, ‘Press’ Even by Cardi B standards, it’s been a busy month in the press. Some of it has has been good: her fabulously campy arrival as the embodiment of the red carpet at the Met Gala and husband Offset surprising her with daughter Kulture and some lavish gifts for her first Mother’s Day in Miami. Some......
14:17, 2019-05-31

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 27 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:34, 2019-05-27

Trump to be interviewed on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ President Trump will appear Sunday on “Meet the Press,” his first NBC interview since he sat down with anchor Lester Holt in 2017. It will be Trump’s first time on the Sunday morning news show since he became president, CNN reported on Thursday. His last appearance occurred on Augu...
22:17, 2019-06-20

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:17, 2019-05-24

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 31 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle bridge when they were hit by a Norfolk Souther...
12:51, 2019-05-27

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky election officials have delayed certifying statewide primary election results after the state’s chief election official identified a series of discrepancies in vote tabulations. The discrepancies won’t change any outcomes of last month’s primary elect...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Division of Waste Management is giving grants to five counties to used recycled rubber tires to repave roadways. The $502,000 in grant funding will be used for rubber-modified asphalt projects that use crumb rubber manufactured from waste tires. The counties of...
12:34, 2019-05-23

The E3 2019 Press Conference Schedule It is nearly time for E3, the annual convention where companies from around the world unite to show trailers for video games that don’t actually exist yet. Are you ready? I’m ready....
23:17, 2019-06-03

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 28 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00, 2019-05-28

Australian photographer killed in Kansas crash ANTHONY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a photographer from Australia died in a crash in southern Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 36-year-old Dale Sharpe, of Tugun, in Queensland, died in the crash Thursday in Harper County. Sharpe hit a deer on Kansas 42, disabling his car. When the vehicleR...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
10:51, 2019-06-07

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
10:34, 2019-06-21

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultural production....
22:51, 2019-05-30

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
00:00, 2019-06-08

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are just around the corner and, as always, there'll be a massive list of bargains to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During this time, retailers are often trying to get rid of aging stock they’ve accumulated over the y...
07:00, 2019-05-24

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday the eight children...
06:17, 2019-06-24

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a briefing by the home affairs department obtained thr...
22:00, 2019-05-28

How Australian Professors Reacted To IIT Entrance Exam A video that is currently going viral online shows Australian professors reacting to the JEE question paper. The Joint Entrance Examination is used to admit students into the top engineering colleges......
14:34, 2019-07-09

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
20:51, 2019-06-07

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
11:00, 2019-06-08

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conservative coalition won a surprise victory. He also ann...
09:17, 2019-05-26

Samsung in hot water over splashy Australian phone ads Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf....
09:00, 2019-07-04

Shooter kills four in Australian city of Darwin A gunman killed four people and wounded one in the Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday, authorities said, in one of the country's most violent attacks in years....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has again raised concerns about defamation law in Australia, and has the potential to significantly affect the way media companies engage with the social med...
21:34, 2019-06-27

Australian Dollar Declines After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
01:00, 2019-05-22

4 Children Take Stolen Car On 1,000-Km Trip Across Australian Outback Four children took a stolen four-wheel drive on a 1,000-kilometre (620-mile) road trip across the Australian outback before being nabbed by police, officials said Monday....
09:34, 2019-07-15

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
03:01, 2019-05-29

LaMelo Ball commits to play in Australian NBL LaMelo Ball, the No. 21 prospect in the ESPN 100 class of 2019, will join ESPN No. 5 prospect RJ Hampton as American teenagers going to Australia's NBL....
01:51, 2019-06-18

Australian cardinal to appeal child sex convictions The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse will soon ask an Australian appeals court to reverse convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago....
12:34, 2019-06-04

At Least 4 Dead in Shooting in Australian City of Darwin (MELBOURNE, Australia) — A gunman was arrested after killing at least four people and wounding several others Tuesday in the northern Australian city of Darwin, officials and media said. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said a suspect was in custody and the incident was not terrorism related. ...
19:00, 2019-06-04

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal's convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness....
06:34, 2019-06-06

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state more than 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill...
09:51, 2019-06-19

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia An Australian state has enacted euthanasia laws to allow terminally-ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication. The first death could take place in as soon as three weeks....
10:34, 2019-06-19

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
06:34, 2019-05-27

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia’s opposition leader SYDNEY (AP) — Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia’s new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday. The 56-year-old became the new leader of the country’s main opposition party when he stood unopposed to replace the outgoing...
09:51, 2019-05-27

Russia’s opposition leader Navalny gets 10-day sentence Russia’s opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 10 days in jail on charges of taking part in an unsanctioned rally. A court in Moscow on Monday found Navalny guilty of violating rules for holding a rally last month...
19:34, 2019-07-01

AP Interview: Albania PM says opposition ruining EU chances Albanian prime minister says the opposition’s main goal in its ongoing political contest is to disrupt the country’s efforts to launch full membership negotiations with the European Union...
00:17, 2019-06-22

The Latest: Exit polls: Danish opposition likely to win The Latest on Denmark's general election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Exit polls in Denmark say that the opposition bloc that includes the center-left Social Democrats will get the most votes in the general election....
21:17, 2019-06-05

| Malawi opposition rally against election 'robbery' Malawian opposition supporters have marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in elections last month that returned Peter Mutharika as president....
00:34, 2019-06-05

Albanian opposition resume protest to oust PM Albanian opposition supporters rallied on Monday in their tenth national protest since February to pressure Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit over what they say is election fraud....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Opposition says 'injustice' will galvanize Istanbul voters The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes "the injustice" caused by the cancellation of his win in March will galvanize voters in his favor in Sunday's rerun election....
17:17, 2019-06-17

Uruguay opposition posts big win in presidential primaries Uruguay's conservative opposition has posted a big win in presidential primaries, firing a warning at the ruling coalition ahead of national elections in October as the South American nation grapples to revive economic growth....
14:17, 2019-07-01

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock...
20:00, 2019-05-25

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norway....
19:34, 2019-06-30

Opposition says ‘injustice’ will galvanize Istanbul voters ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes “the injustice” caused by the cancellation of his win in March will galvanize voters in his favor in Sunday’s rerun election. In an interview Monday with The Associated Press, Ekrem Imamoglu also said a...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Watch Nintendo's E3 2019 press event with us! It's the final press show of E3, and it's gaming royalty. Nintendo Direct is coming to you live, so come watch with us! Pokemon news? More on Fire Emblem? We hope so. And what about Animal Crossing? We're streaming the entire thing live, so join us a......
21:34, 2019-06-11

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 2 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:34, 2019-07-02

We're Liveblogging Ubisoft's E3 2019 Press Conference Heather Alexandra and Nathan Grayson are bringing you the play-by-play of Ubisoft’s E3 2019 press conference. Watch it live here or follow along below....
23:01, 2019-06-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 8 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:51, 2019-07-08

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:17, 2019-06-10

E3’s first VR-exclusive gaming press conference was actually pretty rad E3 hasn't even begun, and we're already a bit weary about so many gaming publishers and companies hosting press conferences at the event. What's one more, right? In the case of the virtual reality enthusiasts at UploadVR—a media site, not a publisher or developer—their first take on the press confer...
06:17, 2019-06-11

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:34, 2019-07-12

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:17, 2019-07-04

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
02:51, 2019-06-19

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:51, 2019-06-18

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 11 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:51, 2019-06-11

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 3 June 3 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:51, 2019-06-03

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00, 2019-06-13

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 15 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:34, 2019-07-15

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:51, 2019-07-01

We're Liveblogging Bethesda's E3 2019 Press Conference Riley MacLeod and Heather Alexandra are here to bring you the highs and lows of Bethesda’s E3 press conference! You can watch the show here or follow along with us below....
03:17, 2019-06-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 2019-06-07

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 20 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:00, 2019-06-20

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 17 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00, 2019-06-17

One Dude Was Really Into Bethesda's Press Conference Last Night Last night’s Bethesda press conference was full of cool announcements like Doom Eternal details and Arkane’s rad looking new game Deathloop. It was also much rowdier than past conferences. That’s mostly good: fans had stuff to be excited about. At least one dude was absolutely loving it. To quote hi...
23:01, 2019-06-10

Watch Bethesda's E3 2019 press event here with us! Recovered from Xbox? Get ready for the company that resurrected Wolfenstein and Doom, as Bethesda caps off E3 Sunday. While we're unlikely to hear more on Elder Scrolls VI during its E3 showcase, expect update news for Fallout 76, a little more on th......
08:00, 2019-06-10

Watch Ubisoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Ubisoft is on a roll right now. The Assassin's Creed franchise is in a good place, Rainbow Six Siege is trucking along and The Division 2 is arguably the biggest loot-shooter on the market right now. So where does the publisher go from here? Well, it......
02:34, 2019-06-11

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 9 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:17, 2019-07-09

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 14 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 2019-06-14

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:17, 2019-06-04

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:51, 2019-06-21

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:51, 2019-06-12

Lloyd, Pugh, Press among 7 new starters for US vs. Chile PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press formed a new starting front line as U.S. coach Jill Ellis made seven changes for Sunday night’s Women’s World Cup match against Chile. Alyssa Naeher remained in goal for the defending champions and Abby Dahlkemper was the lone hol...
18:17, 2019-06-16

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 5 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:34, 2019-06-05

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:17, 2019-06-24

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 17 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00, 2019-07-17

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasures....
10:00, 2019-07-08

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Australian MasterChef judge apologises for £4.5m staff underpayment A judge on the Australian version of TV show MasterChef has apologised after a probe found he had underpaid hundreds of restaurant staff by nearly AU$8 million (£4.5 million) over six years....
19:34, 2019-07-18

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week is in full swing in Sydney. Models stomping down the Carriageworks runways in bikinis and tiny dresses, editors in precarious heels rushing between sho...
14:38, 2019-05-21

'We're absolutely committed' to the budget surplus, says Australian treasurer Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says there is a "plan" to grow the country's economy amid headwinds faced both internationally and domestically....
11:51, 2019-05-22

Australian student released from detention in North Korea One of a small body of international students studying in the North Korean capital, Alek Sigley had been out of contact since last Tuesday. He arrived in Beijing and said he was “very good.”...
10:17, 2019-07-04

Australian police deny waging 'war on media,' but more raids are possible Australian police have defended raids on the country's national broadcaster and a prominent journalist, and said more could be coming as they continue an investigation into the alleged publication of state secrets....
10:51, 2019-06-07

Australian student reportedly detained in North Korea SYDNEY — The family of an Australian student reportedly detained in North Korea said Thursday they had not heard from him for several days and the Australian government said it was seeking urgent clarification on his whereabouts. Alek Sigley’s family said they had not heard from the 29-year-old univ...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed waters. The pilots were “followed at a discreet d...
17:34, 2019-05-29

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
02:34, 2019-07-07

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s. The 77-year-old Pell — the most senior Catholic convicted of sex abuse — was sente...
12:51, 2019-05-27

Australian model sentenced for assaulting flight attendant Australian model Adau Mornyang was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles for slapping a flight attendant and going on an obscene tirade during a flight.       ...
08:51, 2019-07-16

Australian Senate passes $110 billion tax cuts over decade Australia’s Parliament has narrowly delivered the reelected government’s promise to provide 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in personal income tax cuts over a decade to boost a flagging economy...
14:17, 2019-07-04

N.Korea: Australian student was spying, spreading propaganda North Korea says an Australian student who was released after being detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and committed espionage by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North...
13:17, 2019-07-06

Australian police 'baffled' by Belgian teen's disappearance An 18-year-old Belgian backpacker has gone missing from the coastal holiday town of Byron Bay in Australia. Police said his disappearance is "out of character" and homicide has not been ruled out....
13:51, 2019-06-17

Ex-soldier David Hurley becomes Australian governor-general CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former soldier David Hurley has been sworn in as Australia’s governor-general a day before Parliament resumes for the first time since the May election. Hurley represents Queen Elizabeth II, who is Australia’s constitution head of state. He will officiate on Tu...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers....
08:51, 2019-06-04

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters in Beijing on Thursday as “very good,” without saying what happened. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Ale...
10:34, 2019-07-04

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in which a “significant” amount of staff and student information was accessed by a “sophisticated operator”...
05:17, 2019-06-04

North Korea: Released Australian Student Was Spying SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North. Pyongyang’s official Korean Centra...
00:00, 2019-07-07

Australian police charge suspect after four killed in Darwin Australian police charged a 45-year-old man with four counts of murder on Thursday after a gunman killed four people in the northern city of Darwin this week....
12:17, 2019-06-06

Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good' An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, after Swedish officials helped broker his release....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Nut of note: 70% of world's macadamia come from single Australian tree New research shows a single 19th century tree in southern Queensland gave rise to the world’s dominant plant varietyThe small Queensland town of Gympie has been identified as the origin of 70% of the world’s macadamia nuts.New research into the fatty seed has revealed the world’s dominant commercial...
00:34, 2019-06-01

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairns, in the north of Queensland state, to charges of...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Australia — people living in Victoria who have been deemed terminally ill will be able to ask their...
01:17, 2019-06-20

| Brumbies playing for Australian pride in quarter-finals The Brumbies are the only side left flying the Australian flag in Super Rugby and coach Dan McKellar says the team will be playing for national pride in the quarter-finals....
10:00, 2019-06-16

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about protecting national security but concealing “a national shame.” David William McBride made his first appearance in the Australian Capital Terr...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Near-naked Australian man stops intruder by wielding didgeridoo An Australian man woken up by an intruder in his home chased the suspect off his property only in his underpants and held him at bay until police arrived armed only with a didgeridoo....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Australian government set to secure support for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government looked set to secure the required support on Thursday to pass A$158 billion ($110.47 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, a fillip to an economy that is threatening to stall....
04:34, 2019-07-04

ABC headquarters in Sydney raided by Australian federal police Broadcaster’s managing director says raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The Australian federal police are raiding the ABC offices in Sydney over a series of articles the broadcaster ran in 2017 into the clandestine operations of Australian ...
08:34, 2019-06-05

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse has begun his appeal in an Australian court against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago...
02:51, 2019-06-05

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program. The 17-year-old guard is rated as one of the best U.S. high school basketball p...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
09:17, 2019-06-14

Top Australian banks join IBM, Scentre in blockchain project Australia's top three banks said on Thursday they have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitise bank guarantees....
04:17, 2019-07-04

Missing Australian student released by North Korea Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who went missing in North Korea last week, has been released and safely arrived in China on Thursday afternoon....
09:51, 2019-07-04

Australian police dig up garden in search for missing U.S. woman Australian police investigating the disappearance of a U.S. woman said on Saturday they fear she has been killed and began digging up the front garden of her Brisbane home....
19:34, 2019-06-08

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zone, the band’s keyboard player, Heidi Lenffer, was...
23:17, 2019-06-03

Australian student held a week, released by NKorea An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea arrived Thursday in Tokyo, after saying to reporters "very good" before leaving Beijing but without saying what happened. (July 4)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-04

Australian PM Scott Morrison Congratulates PM Modi After His Election Win Australian Prime Scott Morrison called up his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to congratulate him on winning the Lok Sabha elections and sought to boost bilateral ties, according to an official......
12:17, 2019-05-24

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-earth mineral-processing companies announced a new jo...
18:51, 2019-05-26

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
16:00, 2019-07-04

Australian Student Is Missing in North Korea, His Family Says The family said that it had not heard in days from Alek Sigley, 29, who has offered a close look at his life inside the reclusive North on social media....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozambique; monsoon rains cause ‘misery’ for refugees; and why the internet’s ‘essential’ for free expression....
22:00, 2019-07-11

Sudanese opposition rejects military's schedule for elections Sudan's opposition rejected on Tuesday a plan by military authorities to hold elections within nine months, a prominent opposition figure said, after the country's worst day of violence since ex-president Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
11:34, 2019-06-04

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
14:17, 2019-05-30

Nicaragua opposition says open to resuming talks on standoff Nicaragua’s political opposition says it is willing to resume dialogue with President Daniel Ortega’s government over resolving the country’s political standoff...
04:00, 2019-07-06

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, the Norwegian and Venezuelan governments said on Thursday, after a Socialist Party leader announced the end of a round of Oslo-backed talks to end a political crisis....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Japan opposition leader sees 'double election' unlikely Prospects are fading for a snap election for parliament's lower house in tandem with a summer upper house poll, the leader of Japan's second-biggest opposition party said on Thursday....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
01:17, 2019-06-11

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
09:51, 2019-05-24

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Tuesday that his office is investigating two diplomatic representatives of Guaidó accused of mis...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries have been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory....
17:34, 2019-07-13

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock....
20:00, 2019-05-25

After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition For the storied Indian National Congress, which governed the country for much of its post-independence history, there were no silver linings to Thursday’s defeat....
00:51, 2019-05-25

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure. And that adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colo...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norway this week, according to people familiar with the talks....
01:17, 2019-05-31

EU urges Albania’s opposition to hold peaceful protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition is stag...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Albanian opposition rally renews call for PM to quit Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again on Saturday in a mostly peaceful protest, the sixth national one in three months, calling on Prime Minister Edi Rama to step down to pave the way for early elections....
07:17, 2019-05-26

India's Opposition Faces Up to Modi's Dominating Victory After suffering a landslide victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, two of India’s leading opposition figures offered their resignations. Though their party leaders refused to let them step down, the gestures reflected how badly they were defeated....
22:17, 2019-05-26

Uruguay withdraws from OAS meeting over Venezuela opposition delegation Uruguay on Thursday withdrew from a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) being held in Medellin, Colombia, in protest of the presence of what it said was an illegitimate delegation from Venezuela....
23:01, 2019-06-27

Opposition leader’s body returning to Congo for funeral KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president. Family members had accused the former government of Joseph Kabila of blocking a funeral for Tshisekedi because it feared demons...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Pawan Chamling Says He Is Ready To Carry Out Role Of Opposition After serving Sikkim as chief minister for over 24 years, Pawan Kumar Chamling on Saturday said he respects the mandate of the people and is ready to discharge the role of an opposition leader....
17:17, 2019-05-25

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin....
01:51, 2019-05-31

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
19:00, 2019-07-14

"Accept Defeat With Grace," BJP Tells "Demoralised" Opposition The BJP Tuesday condemned opposition parties for questioning the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines and asked them to accept their defeat with grace if the people vote Prime Minister Narendra......
20:34, 2019-05-21

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedroom of their suspect – Guaido’s chief of staff, Roberto Marrero – finding two military-st...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul Turkey's main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a new beginning in the country's largest city....
23:34, 2019-06-23

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
00:17, 2019-05-23

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
23:34, 2019-06-23

Congolese paying tribute to late opposition leader KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Tens of thousands of Congolese are descending on a stadium in the capital to pay their respects to the late opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi. The 84-year-old died in Belgium two years ago, but the regime in power in Congo at the time blocked the return of his remains for f...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Zetsche's elevation to Daimler chairman faces opposition Investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche responsible for falling profits, a costly European diesel emissions recall and recalls connected with Takata airbags, among other things, a German newspaper says....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
21:17, 2019-06-23

Congolese finally pay tribute to late opposition leader Tens of thousands of mourners, some of whom camped outside overnight, gathered on Friday to finally say farewell to Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son was declared president earlier this year....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Opposition in Georgia demand more resignations, early election A coalition of opposition parties in Georgia on Friday demanded the interior minister's resignation, the release of protesters detained the previous night, and talks on holding an early parliamentary election, one opposition leader said....
16:34, 2019-06-21

All 5 VVPATs Should Be Counted First: 22 Opposition Parties To Poll Body Opposition parties turned out in strength at the Election Commission today with a list of demands that they said were "confidence-building measures" and questioned the movement of Electronic Voting......
15:00, 2019-05-21

OAS meeting ends in disagreement over Venezuela opposition delegation Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) ended two days of meetings on Friday without a clear plan for increasing pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, despite a majority vote to recognize a representative from the country's opposition....
05:17, 2019-06-29

| Malawi opposition files suit against vote 'robbery' Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has rejected the result of last week's presidential election, saying he had launched a court battle to have the vote annulled on the grounds of fraud....
21:51, 2019-05-31

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations The leader of Britain's main opposition party has questioned whether the government had evidence to back up its accusations that Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the entrance to the Gulf, and warned against escalating tensions....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts MOSCOW (AP) — The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan’s presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country. Amirzhan Kossanov polled only 16% in Sunday’s vote, which elected a loyalist of Kazakhstan...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police before elections Albanian opposition supporters scuffled with police outside vote-counting centres on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations in a dispute over whether to hold local elections on June 30....
00:34, 2019-06-20

UK opposition Labour Party will not back PM May's Brexit deal Britain's main opposition Labour Party said it will not support Prime Minister Theresa's May latest attempt to secure Brexit after she offered sweeteners in her fourth attempt to break the parliamentary impasse and pass her negotiated deal with the EU....
20:17, 2019-05-21

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
21:00, 2019-06-11

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
02:51, 2019-06-02

May Lays Out New Brexit Plan Seeking More Opposition Support British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out a fresh plan to get Parliament to back her Brexit divorce package, dangling the prospect of a second Brexit referendum and other concessions....
22:34, 2019-05-21

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, and that a Libra Association would oversee the Lib...
00:00, 2019-06-19

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security....
19:17, 2019-05-23

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Trial begins against Istanbul head of opposition party ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against the leader of an opposition party in Istanbul on numerous charges, including insulting the country’s president, has been adjourned until July 18. Canan Kaftancioglu, who heads the secular Republican People’s Party in the city is on trial for social media...
11:51, 2019-06-28

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, following the death of a U.S. citizen in prison last week....
02:34, 2019-05-22

Russian opposition rallies for Moscow election candidates Russian opposition leaders led a rally in Moscow of about 1,000 people Sunday to protest the city election commission’s decision that will keep several opposition candidates off the ballot in a local election...
19:34, 2019-07-14

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
11:34, 2019-07-05

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Going into the final year of his rookie contract, Marcus Mariota hasn’t changed anything about how he prepares for this season. That includes no talk of holding out or public demands for a new contract. The Titans quarterback and 2014 Heisman Trophy winner prefers to sh...
11:51, 2019-05-22

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 29 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:00, 2019-05-29

Trump to Press for Trade Deal in Trip to Japan President Trump travels to Japan this week to keep up the pressure for a trade deal that has raised hackles among Japanese companies, while showing he is still aligned with Tokyo on North Korea policy....
16:34, 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 22 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:51, 2019-05-22

A free press is the lifeblood of democracy – journalists must not be silenced Journalists risk everything to hold power to account, crucial work for which a $1bn global fund should be establishedDaphne Caruana Galizia was driving away from her home in October 2017 when a bomb planted under the seat of her car was remotely triggered, killing her instantly.Caruana Galizia was a...
12:01, 2019-07-05

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference in under 15 minutes Sony skipped E3 this year, and my gosh Microsoft made the most of it. The company used its Xbox briefing to tease Project Scarlett, a powerful new console due "holiday 2020," and the introduction of Project xCloud, a long-awaited game streaming s......
19:34, 2019-06-10

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party’s presidential candidates to abandon it. Lawmakers are arguing that any attempt to undo the longstanding consensus is doomed to fail and not ...
21:34, 2019-06-10

| Thiem rages at press conference eviction for Serena Dominic Thiem was left fuming after being kicked out of his own Roland Garros media conference so that a defeated Serena Williams could be accommodated instead....
16:17, 2019-06-02

New White House press secretary has Arizona ties TUCSON- The White House named a new press secretary and she has Arizona ties. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced last Thursday that she is leaving the Trump administration. On Tuesday, First Lady Melania Trump took to Twitter to make the announcement that Stephanie Grisham ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Congressman Nadler falls ill at Manhattan press conference Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, nearly collapsed while attending a Manhattan press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday. Nadler, 71, put his head down at the conference around noon and grew pale. “Code blue in the gymnasium,” someone said over th...
23:51, 2019-05-24

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
14:34, 2019-05-22

'View' hosts press 2020 Dem on how much she sounds like Trump "The View" peppered author and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson with questions Thursday and suggested that she sounded too much like President Trump in her approach to politics....
00:34, 2019-06-21

Watch Square Enix's E3 2019 press event here with us! Square Enix is at E3 2019 and it has one of the flashiest titles of the year, Final Fantasy VII Remake. The company dropped a new trailer and revealed the game's release date during a live symphony performance last night, showing off what it means by......
02:51, 2019-06-11

Watch: Cat filter accidentally applied during press briefing A live stream of a Pakistani politician's press conference went viral when the person operating the camera apparently forgot to turn off a cat filter....
22:51, 2019-06-17

Rapinoe a warrior on and off the field, says team mate Press Megan Rapinoe was hailed as a warrior by team mate Christen Press on Monday, after a week in which the United States winger was criticized by President Donald Trump but still led her side into a women's World Cup semi-final against England....
16:00, 2019-07-01

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 31 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:51, 2019-05-31

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 28 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00, 2019-05-28

Red Sox call ominous Dustin Pedroia press conference Another setback. And now a news conference. The Red Sox announced that Dustin Pedroia, manager Alex Cora and team president Dave Dombrowski will address the media Monday afternoon, hours after Boston moved Pedroia to the 60-day injured list. The 35-year-old Red Sox great has played in six games this...
21:00, 2019-05-27

Belarus to press Russia for compensation for lost oil profits Belarus will take Russia to court if Moscow refuses to compensate Minsk for profits it lost due to a major Russian oil contamination earlier this year, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko said on Friday....
11:00, 2019-06-28

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 23 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:51, 2019-05-23

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 30 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:51, 2019-05-30

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caused by an ingredient used in its weed killer Roundup, the first such case in the country....
16:00, 2019-06-04

Sailing rivalry hits Hudson River for Australian skippers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Australian skippers Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge are good mates off the water. In the fledging SailGP global league, there’s a nice little rivalry developing between them. Slingsby’s Team Australia has beaten Outteridge’s Team Japan in the match race finals o...
22:34, 2019-06-20

North Korea accuses released Australian student of spying Pyongyang’s news agency said Alek Sigley had spread propaganda against the regimeNorth Korea has said an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views about the coun...
21:17, 2019-07-06

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state media said Saturday....
19:51, 2019-07-06

Brain disease CTE found in 2 Australian rugby league players A study released Thursday shows that a disease linked to repeated concussions in North American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak Australia's Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster in connection to a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the country's military forces were being investigated for some of their actions in Afghanistan....
07:34, 2019-06-05

Australian detained a week in North Korea arrives in China An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and told reporters in Beijing he was “very good” but didn’t say what happened...
10:17, 2019-07-04

Australian World Cup star Sam Kerr exposes homophobic troll Australia’s captain Sam Kerr wasn’t about to let social media trolls bring her down after her team’s 3-2 comeback victory against Brazil. Friday morning, Kerr exposed one of the vile remarks about her sexuality. The tweet showed a screenshot of a disgusting comment, “by the way your d–e a̵...
20:17, 2019-06-14

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying: KCNA North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
23:00, 2019-07-06

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on the digital platform’s users.Instagram will on Thur...
04:17, 2019-07-18

Tennis: Australian Barty guarantees rise to world number one Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
17:51, 2019-06-23

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
12:17, 2019-06-04

England's Eoin Morgan on whether fans should boo Australian batsmen – video The England captain, Eoin Morgan, has said it his not his role to ask supporters not to boo Australia's Steve Smith and David Warner, who served bans from cricket for last year’s ball-tampering scandal. Fifteen months have passed since the Cape Town incident that led to the Australian batsmen being ...
07:51, 2019-06-28

China accused of stealing Australian students’ data to blackmail them China has been accused of stealing the personal data of 200,000 university students and staff in Australia to blackmail them into becoming spies. Senior intelligence officials strongly suspect China of having orchestrated the attack, which targeted bank numbers, tax details and academic records goin...
21:34, 2019-06-07

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
01:51, 2019-05-29

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
19:51, 2019-06-07

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would defeat it....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in pools.Read More...
16:00, 2019-07-04

Samsung Sued by Australian Regulator Over Misleading Water Resistance Ads Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it is suing the local unit of South Korea's Samsung, alleging it misled consumers by promoting its Galaxy smartphones as water-resistant....
08:51, 2019-07-04

Australian gulls found to carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs Researchers say ‘eye-opening’ findings that 20% of silver gulls nationwide carry pathogenic bacteria should be a wake-up call Australian gulls are carrying superbugs resistant to antibiotics, raising fears that disease-causing bacteria may spread from the birds to humans, livestock and pets.A team o...
02:51, 2019-07-10

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on June 25. “[Sigley] has been released from deten...
11:34, 2019-07-04

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
22:34, 2019-06-14

An Australian Fisherman Found a Message in a Bottle Written 50 Years Ago (CANBERRA, Australia) — A fisherman man said on Wednesday he was looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written. Paul Elliot told Australian Broadcasting Corp. that he and his son Jyah found the bottle on the west coast of ...
15:51, 2019-07-17

North Korea Accuses Expelled Australian Student of Spying Alek Sigley had admitted to “systematically” collecting information, the North said, and a state news agency reported that he had been “caught red-handed.”...
18:34, 2019-07-06

Australian crocodiles blamed for spate of deaths in Timor-Leste Scientists looking into whether migrant reptiles are behind huge rise in number of attacksThe people of Timor-Leste have a crocodile problem.The reptiles are revered in the tiny island, which lies north-west of Australia in the Timor Sea. Residents refer to the animals as “grandfathers” and crocodil...
09:17, 2019-06-11

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation’s largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok...
06:51, 2019-06-07

Australian police arrest 3 over alleged Sydney terror plot CANBERRA, Australia — Three men were arrested on Tuesday over an Islamic State group-inspired plot to attack a variety of Sydney targets including police and defense buildings, courts, churches and diplomatic missions, police said. A 20-year-old suspect had been monitored by police for a year since ...
11:51, 2019-07-02

Alek Sigley: Australian student released from North Korea Student detained for a week in North Korea says he is ‘very good’ as he arrives at airport in Beijing Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who was missing in North Korea for more than a week, has left the country and arrived safely in China.An upbeat Sigley briefly spoke to a throng of reporters ...
08:51, 2019-07-04

'Just a matter of when': the $20bn plan to power Singapore with Australian solar Ambitious export plan could generate billions and make Australia the centre of low-cost energy in a future zero-carbon worldThe desert outside Tennant Creek, deep in the Northern Territory, is not the most obvious place to build and transmit Singapore’s future electricity supply. Though few in the s...
06:00, 2019-07-14

Australian government close to securing enough votes for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government is close to securing enough votes to pass sweeping tax cuts after independent lawmakers said on Tuesday they were poised to strike an agreement with Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
03:34, 2019-07-02

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
06:17, 2019-06-19

Australian police identify remains of missing French backpacker Australian police said on Monday they believed bones recently found in waters off an east coast beach are the remains of a Frenchman missing since February....
08:34, 2019-07-15

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

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
10:51, 2019-06-03

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
14:00, 2019-05-31

Australian shares gain on U.S.-China ceasefire and RBA cut hopes; NZ flat Australian shares started the week higher as a U.S.-China trade ceasefire prompted risk-on buying, while the possibility of a local interest rate cut also lent support to equities....
06:51, 2019-07-01

Australian student released from North Korea says spy charges 'obviously' false The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obviously" false....
15:51, 2019-07-09

Australian deputy PM re-elected after conservative coalition holds power Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was on Thursday re-elected leader of the junior partner in the coalition government after a strong party showing in last week's election dispelled internal discontent about his performance....
09:00, 2019-05-23

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
03:17, 2019-06-07

| Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled....
03:51, 2019-06-20

Tennis: Australian Kyrgios pulls out of French Open - organisers Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the French Open on Friday, according to tournament officials, robbing the Grand Slam event of some guaranteed fireworks....
18:17, 2019-05-24

"Generally Harmless" Shark Gives Australian Swimmer Leg, Stomach Injuries A swimmer was injured at one of Sydney's popular beaches Tuesday, in what Australian authorities described as an attack by a "generally harmless" shark....
11:17, 2019-07-02

Australian Hannah Green wins first major at LPGA Championship First Australian to win a major since 2006 Wins by one shot from Korea’s Sung Hyun Park Australian Hannah Green won the women’s PGA Championship at Hazeltine, her first victory on the LPGA Tour, to become the first Australian woman since Karrie Webb at the Kraft Nabisco in 2006 to win a major.The 22...
01:51, 2019-06-24

Osaka beats Kvitova at Australian Open to win second straight major Japan's Naomi Osaka won her second straight grand slam title Saturday, beating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 at the Australian Open....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Evidence of early Australian arrival is best judged with an open mind Signs that our ancestors reached Australia 120,000 years ago may be "difficult to credit", but recent discoveries have shattered many similar preconceptions...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a federal election. The Carmichael mine proposed by India’s Adani Mining in Queensland state was a bi...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Australian Broadcasting Corp. head concerned by police raid The head of Australia's public broadcaster says she has "grave concern" about a police raid on the corporation's headquarters in connection with a 2017 story based on leaked documents that indicated the country's military forces were being investigated for possible war crimes in Afghanistan....
17:34, 2019-06-07

Australian student missing in N. Korea is safe in China: NK News An Australian student who went missing in North Korea is safe and sound in China, North Korea-focused news site NK News reported on Thursday, citing unidentified sources....
06:51, 2019-07-04

| WATCH: Australian father begs PM to free son and wife from China Lawyer Michael Bradley, his client Sadam Abudusalamu and Almas Nizamidin have spoken to media outside the Sydney office of foreign minister Marise Payne about the incarceration of Uighurs in China. WATCH NOW....
17:01, 2019-07-16

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
09:00, 2019-07-05

Venezuelan opposition returning to Barbados to continue talks with government Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday it will return to Barbados to continue talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro as part of efforts to resolve the South American nation's political crisis....
07:00, 2019-07-15

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the rule cited to deny it the status was......
00:17, 2019-06-08

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
07:17, 2019-06-08

Duterte’s allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from Philippine elections show Duterte’s allies won a majority in the Senate race, while a shutout of the opposition heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of human rights violations...
05:34, 2019-05-22

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies....
09:17, 2019-06-24

Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from the Philippines' midterm elections last week show the president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while a shutout of the opposition slate heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of massive human rights violations....
04:34, 2019-05-22

Ravi Shankar Prasad Slams Opposition "Hypocrisy" On EVM Issue Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Wednesday accused the Opposition of adopting double standards on the issue of EVMs, saying leaders from their parties had become chief ministers and Prime Ministers......
21:34, 2019-07-03

Exclusive: The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door....
12:34, 2019-06-11

In Opposition Liaising To Stop BJP, Sharad Pawar Opens New Line Leading players in the opposition are working the phones and establishing a connect with a group of political leaders who can swing numbers in case the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) falls......
10:34, 2019-05-22

Opposition candidate wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral election The opposition candidate in the rerun of the mayoral race for Turkey's largest city claimed victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party....
23:00, 2019-06-23

Opposition Parties' Night Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Amid 'Tampering' Row The opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in high security, ahead of the counting of votes in the national......
10:34, 2019-05-22

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
01:51, 2019-07-15

Argentina's Macri chooses opposition figure as running mate Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he's choosing the leader of the largest opposition bloc in the Senate as his running mate in October's presidential election....
01:00, 2019-06-12

Let It Go: Rajnath Singh To Opposition On Kiran Bedi's Now-Deleted Tweet Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday appealed to the opposition, particularly the DMK, to put to rest the controversy over a tweet by Puducherry LG Kiran Bedi, saying she has deleted it and......
12:00, 2019-07-04

Modi's party consolidates big Indian vote win with opposition defections Three Indian opposition state assembly members and more than 50 municipal leaders from West Bengal joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party on Tuesday, days after he was re-elected with big gains in places like the populous eastern state....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Malawi opposition leader petitions to nullify vote results BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The Malawi opposition leader who placed a close second in the presidential election says he has petitioned the High Court to nullify the results, calling them “daylight robbery.” Lazarus Chakwera spoke Friday as President Peter Mutharika in his inaugural speech ur...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike, military says communication not suspended Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held a general strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
00:00, 2019-05-29

Thai opposition leader Thanathorn defiant after losing out in PM vote In a DW interview, Thai opposition leader Thanathorn says he still hopes to become prime minister in the future despite legal cases that threaten to derail his efforts. Charlotte Chelsom-Pill reports from Bangkok....
03:17, 2019-06-12

Opposition Demand On VVPATs Rejected By Election Body Day Before Counting The Opposition demand to tally the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail) slips before the Electronic Voting Machines has been turned down by the Election Commission....
12:34, 2019-05-22

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Bihar Assembly Adjourns As Opposition Wants Health Minister's Resignation Bihar Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday as the opposition parties shouted slogans demanding the resignation of Health minister Mangal Pandey over the deaths of more than 150 children due to acute......
14:51, 2019-07-02

Cameroon opposition leader released after abduction in Anglophone region The leader of one of Cameroon's main opposition parties was released by his captors on Saturday after being abducted by unidentified gunmen in the country's restive Anglophone region a day earlier, his party said....
03:17, 2019-06-30

Argentina’s Macri chooses opposition figure as running mate BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he’s choosing the leader of the largest opposition bloc in the Senate as his running mate in October’s presidential election. Macri said Tuesday on Twitter that he chose Miguel Angel Pichetto because Argentina will &#...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Czech opposition parties to challenge PM Babis in no-confidence vote Opposition parties said they will call a vote of no-confidence in Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis's government over alleged conflicts of interest, although they lack enough votes to win....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices....
01:00, 2019-06-03

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government......
02:51, 2019-06-03

Opposition Parties On Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Ahead Of Poll Result After flagging the movement of voting machines in five states, the opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in......
10:34, 2019-05-22

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further notice....
21:00, 2019-06-11

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday, playing down the idea that it showed skepticism from President Jair Bolsonaro's ex-military advisers....
18:17, 2019-05-31

| Main opposition warns against rigging in close Malawi vote Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied....
21:51, 2019-05-22

Mexican officials blame federal police strike on opposition Mexican government officials are blaming the political opposition, corrupt federal police and outside players for a revolt by officers who are opposed to being absorbed into the new National Guard...
05:00, 2019-07-05

"Tejashwi Yadav Won't Leave Opposition Midway": RJD Snubs Congress Tejashwi Yadav will not resign like Rahul Gandhi did, the RJD today said in a snub to ally Congress, which had called for the Bihar leader's resignation over the opposition alliance's national......
14:34, 2019-07-04

| Wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Lopez in Spain Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez, and their daughter are in Madrid after having taken refuge in Spain's embassy in Caracas, the Spanish government says....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a rotating presidency and civilian-military ruling council....
05:17, 2019-07-05

German opposition demand bungled toll contract details The Greens and the FDP have demanded the transport minister turn over documents pertaining to toll contracts. Scheuer awarded the contracts before the legality of the system was clear and now Germany must pay damages....
00:34, 2019-06-23

Opposition Leaders Link Maharashtra Minister To 340 Crore Scam Opposition leaders on Thursday staged a protest, accusing Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil of involvement in a "Rs 342 crore scam" pertaining to two land deals in Pune district....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Venezuelan opposition and Maduro government to hold talks in Barbados Negotiations are set to resume Monday between the Venezuelan government and the opposition group calling for its ouster in a bid to end months of political instability, the two sides announced....
08:17, 2019-07-08

Russian police arrest protesters at Moscow opposition rally Thousands of protesters have urged the electoral commission to reinstate independent candidates for elections in September. One candidate said authorities are "stealing these elections, they are stealing our future."...
23:17, 2019-07-14

Opposition Candidates From Erstwhile Royal Families Defeated In Election As the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party swept the parliamentary election, opposition candidates from erstwhile royal families failed to hold their fort....
22:17, 2019-05-24

| Rahul Gandhi resigns as leader of India's opposition Congress Rahul Gandhi quit as head of India's main opposition Congress party, taking the blame for a second-straight election humiliation by right-wing Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
00:51, 2019-07-04

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of the April 17 election after complaining that the vote was rigged....
20:17, 2019-05-24