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Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections

The military, known for its brutal ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people, is using defamation laws to solidify its authority ahead of parliamentary elections next year....

Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections

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Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ag...
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As Myanmar military takes critics to court, some want Suu Kyi to act As Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi arrived at a Yangon court recently to face charges of defaming Myanmar's military in Facebook posts, the ailing filmmaker was g...
2019-06-18, 12:48

Myanmar Military's Businesses Fund Campaign Against Rohingya, U.N. Says The Myanmar military’s sprawling corporate empire contributed to the expulsion campaign against the country’s ethnic-minority Rohingya and should be ...
2019-08-05, 18:32

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough...
2019-07-18, 18:32

Myanmar filmmaker charged over Facebook posts about military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial ...
2019-07-18, 10:16

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were res...
2019-07-17, 12:48

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announ...
2019-07-17, 06:48

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military commander over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders over extraju...
2019-07-17, 00:16

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders over Rohingya abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were res...
2019-07-17, 08:16

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journal...
2019-05-27, 09:48

North Korea, China and Russia arm Myanmar’s military despite genocide accusations, U.N. says The most extensive study on the military’s financing to date also found that dozens of Myanmar companies donated more than $10 million to the militar...
2019-08-05, 19:16

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Ro...
2019-07-17, 13:32

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resort...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Myanmar: Conflict resolution at ‘total standstill’, military commanders must answer for crimes against humanity Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independe...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violation...
2019-08-05, 19:16

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with p...
2019-06-04, 09:00

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreem...
2019-06-04, 09:32

Dismissing criticism, Trump presides over July 4th holiday with military show U.S. President Donald Trump will preside over July Fourth Independence Day celebrations on Thursday with a speech about patriotism and a show of mil...
2019-07-04, 13:48

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2019-07-04, 16:48

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a n...
2019-05-22, 08:32

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news st...
2019-06-14, 19:16

Change UK spends most on Facebook adverts ahead of EU elections Change UK's failure in the European elections was not only embarrassing, but also expensive, as the party spent over £200,000 on Facebook advert...
2019-05-28, 19:01

Thousands take part in pro-Europe demonstrations ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the ris...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Ahead of Greek Elections, Political Parties Proliferate Greek voters won’t want for choice in Sunday’s elections. More than 100 political parties have been founded in Greece since the fiscal crisis in 2009...
2019-07-05, 17:16

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 televi...
2019-06-04, 06:32

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections For months, the European Union’s leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have accus...
2019-05-22, 17:48

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within ni...
2019-06-04, 06:32

Man, released from prison after being deemed too old to be a threat, convicted in another killing The 77-year-old man served decades in prison for stabbing his wife and is now being convicted of an almost identical crime.     ...
2019-07-21, 01:32

Boris Johnson faces criticism on Brexit ahead of key meetings with French, Germany The prime minister’s office said Monday that the right of EU citizens to work in the U.K. without restrictions would end on Nov. 1 if Britain leaves ...
2019-08-19, 23:16

Troubling signs for House GOP as retirements mount ahead of 2020 elections Longtime Texas Rep. Kenny Marchant's announcement Monday that he will not seek another term in Congress brings to 11 the number of House Republicans ...
2019-08-05, 20:32

Polish towns denounce LGBT people ahead of European elections SWIDNIK, Poland – Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War II when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eas...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Joe Biden fires back at Booker, Harris with sharp criticism ahead of Democratic debate Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday previewed sharp new lines of attack on two of his Democratic 2020 rivals, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker an...
2019-07-25, 02:16

Justin Trudeau 'running out of time' to make up ground ahead of Canadian elections As one major national pollster recently put it, with just 18 weeks until Canadians cast their ballots in a hotly-contested parliamentary vote, Justin...
2019-06-18, 21:01

Ahead of 2020 elections, situation in Burundi shows encouraging signs but remains fragile A UN Security Council meeting on the security and political situation in Burundi was held on Friday, as the country continues to grapple with a four-...
2019-06-15, 00:32

China's military warns against growing threat from Taiwan 'separatists' China has warned against what it describes as a growing threat from "separatists" in Taiwan, and said it would not rule out using force against the s...
2019-07-24, 12:01

Iran top military chief issues threat: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ Iran’s highest-ranking military official offered a stark warning after reports emerged that the U.S. is considering deploying 10,000 troops to the Mi...
2019-05-23, 23:48

Engineer nabbed smuggling US military-grade chips to China faces 219 years in prison An electrical engineer is facing up to 219 years in federal prison after being found guilty of exporting military-grade semiconductor chips to China....
2019-07-04, 12:32

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on impo...
2019-06-05, 04:00

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end ...
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Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an...
2019-06-03, 07:00

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied...
2019-06-10, 23:32

China delivers its most explicit threat to use military force in Hong Kong if protests get bigger and more violent REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Senior Chinese officials on Wednesday offered stern warnings to Hong Kong about China's ability to step in to handle protests t...
2019-08-09, 16:32

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2019-06-11, 21:00

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2019-05-24, 22:48

US to probe whether tech giants stifle competition The US department of justice has launched a review of whether "market-leading online platforms" are behaving in a way which reduces competition, stif...
2019-07-24, 09:16

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2019-07-16, 13:48

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2019-06-22, 17:48

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2019-08-16, 12:32

North Korea Fires More Ballistic Missiles Ahead of U.S.-South Korea Military Drill The launch, its fourth test in 13 days, came days before the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a joint military exercise, which the...
2019-08-06, 04:16

Politics, killings stifle wolf recovery amid hefty price tag RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Illegal killings and political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves despite more than $80 mil...
2019-05-23, 07:32

Macri, Judiciary using Florencia Kirchner as hostage to stifle CFK candidacy: Alberto Fernández alleges 'Cristina Kirchner is the best candidate' to defeat President Mauricio Macri at the October presidential election, her former Cabinet Chief Alberto F...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government inte...
2019-05-30, 06:16

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike...
2019-06-24, 00:32

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a ...
2019-07-12, 03:16

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state...
2019-07-12, 00:48

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2019-08-11, 17:32

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2019-08-10, 00:00

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2019-06-11, 23:16

UN warns of possible new war crimes in Myanmar Special rapporteur tells of abductions and torture of civilians by Myanmar military and insurgent groupHuman rights abuses that may amount to fresh w...
2019-07-04, 14:48

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWi...
2019-07-18, 08:32

Toyota To Build New Plant In Myanmar Toyota Motor Corporation will be building its first vehicle production company in Myanmar where it will locally produce the Hilux from February 2021....
2019-06-02, 03:32

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent...
2019-06-18, 10:00

More than 2,000 people displaced, 19 killed in Myanmar fighting More than 2,000 people have been forced to flee from their homes, and 19 have been killed, since fighting broke out between government troops and eth...
2019-08-21, 12:48

U.N. investigator reports possible fresh war crimes in Myanmar Myanmar security forces and insurgents are committing human rights violations against civilians in restive western states that may amount to fresh wa...
2019-07-02, 22:00

Myanmar, Bangladesh schedule Rohingya repatriation Officials say Myanmar and Bangladesh have set next Thursday for a new attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security...
2019-08-16, 17:00

OIC condemns inhumane situation of Myanmar's Rohingya The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit condemned the inhumane situation of Rohingya Muslims, urging a halt to violence, it said in a st...
2019-06-01, 08:32

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a se...
2019-08-16, 16:32

'Everything is gone': Dozens dead, missing after Myanmar landslide Rescue workers pulled bodies from the rubble of homes in a village in Myanmar on Saturday where a landslide a day earlier killed at least 32 people,...
2019-08-11, 16:00

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2019-08-10, 16:32

Ice, Ice Maybe? Myanmar Cop Held For Crystal Meth Switch Drug experts believe Myanmar may now be the world's biggest meth producer, with jungle labs in ungovernable areas of Shan state churning out untold t...
2019-06-04, 20:48

Opinion: Myanmar's Suu Kyi cozying up to Orban is absurd Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, have issued a joint anti-Muslim statement. The Burmese leader ha...
2019-06-08, 11:16

Myanmar's democracy is letting down a young generation Young people in Myanmar were enamored by the promise of democracy when Suu Kyi took power. Now they wonder if there is any hope for the future, as di...
2019-05-30, 15:00

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way “This year’s flood is the worst in my life,” said a lawmaker from an affected township, which was drowned by 30 inches of water in two days amid mons...
2019-08-11, 13:00

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it built in Myanmar's Rakhine state as part of a broader effort to help tens of thousands of Rohingya ...
2019-07-12, 13:00

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring cou...
2019-08-16, 12:32

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army-linked businesses UN investigators are calling on world leaders to impose sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar's military. They say almost 60 foreign businesses, i...
2019-08-05, 15:00

UN report condemns its conduct in Myanmar as systemic failure Exclusive: ‘Serious errors’ found in agencies’ approach to Rohingya crisis in RakhineA damning report by the UN on its own conduct in Myanmar has con...
2019-06-17, 22:32

U.S. calls for end to mobile data blackout in two Myanmar states The United States on Saturday urged an immediate end to a mobile data blackout in parts of two Myanmar states, saying a service restoration would hel...
2019-06-29, 22:01

'Not without our rights': Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Myanmar Displaced families selected for repatriation say they will not go back, with lack of citizenship a sticking pointMuslim Rohingyas housed in sprawling...
2019-08-21, 05:48

Radical Buddhist Monk Is Charged With Sedition in Myanmar Ashin Wirathu has accused the country’s civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, of foiling the military’s efforts to defend the Buddhist-majority nati...
2019-05-29, 15:00

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online ca...
2019-07-07, 12:16

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one...
2019-07-15, 10:00

Myanmar: UN threatens to withdraw aid over 'policy of apartheid' against Rohingya Exclusive: Body says it will withhold support ‘beyond life-saving assistance’ in internally displaced persons camps The United Nations in Myanmar has...
2019-06-17, 04:00

'We're not afraid to lead': Myanmar’s displaced find a new voice Fearful for their safety, many of the 241,000 people forced from their homes by conflict in Myanmar are reluctant to go back. Now campaigners are mob...
2019-08-01, 09:32

Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Myanmar Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar's offer to return h...
2019-08-19, 20:48

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for th...
2019-07-17, 09:32

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce th...
2019-07-17, 11:32

Myanmar police hunt 'Buddhist bin Laden' over Suu Kyi comments Ashin Wirathu has long been blamed for inciting hatred against Muslims, in particular the Rohingya minority Myanmar police have issued an arrest warr...
2019-05-29, 09:00

Australian ex-publisher gets 13 years on Myanmar drug charge A court in Myanmar has sentenced Ross Dunkley, an Australian journalist who was a pioneering publisher in Southeast Asia, to 13 years in prison for p...
2019-08-07, 18:32

Top Myanmar Generals Are Barred From Entering U.S. Over Rohingya Killings Myanmar’s commander in chief, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, was among those named by the State Department as responsible for atrocities against Rohing...
2019-07-17, 08:16

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana...
2019-05-21, 18:48

Gay librarian's suicide in Myanmar outrages LGBT+ community A gay librarian who was bullied by his colleagues in Yangon posted a final message on Facebook before taking his own life. In his final words, Kyaw Z...
2019-06-27, 18:48

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar commander in chief over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on Myanmar's military Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders over extrajudici...
2019-07-17, 00:00

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the U...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Myanmar and Bangladesh to start sending back thousands of Rohingya Fresh attempt at repatriations agreed but refugees fear they will return to persecution and violenceMyanmar and Bangladesh are to make a fresh attemp...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Hardline Myanmar monk's supporters protest arrest warrant Hundreds of supporters of Myanmar nationalist monk Wirathu protested at the country's most sacred Buddhist pagoda on Thursday against a warrant issue...
2019-05-30, 18:32

Satellite images reveal scale of Myanmar's Rohingya crisis Myanmar appears unprepared for return of refugees who might be put in campsAnalysis of satellite imagery has cast further doubt on promises that arra...
2019-07-24, 15:32

Blood amber: The exquisite trove of fossils fuelling war in Myanmar A huge number of finds in newly mined amber are rewriting what we know about the age of the dinosaurs. But getting hold of them may come at a terribl...
2019-05-21, 14:38

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's r...
2019-07-17, 09:00

Myanmar issues arrest warrant for nationalist Buddhist monk A court in Myanmar has issued an arrest warrant for a Buddhist monk known for incendiary comments about the country's Muslim minority and for critici...
2019-05-30, 05:32

Myanmar Announces Plan to Repatriate 3,450 of the 700,000 Rohingya Who Fled to Bangladesh (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh will soon make a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security crac...
2019-08-16, 17:32

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know...
2019-07-12, 15:00

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana ...
2019-05-21, 23:00

U.N. agency, Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar The United Nations' refugee agency and Bangladesh authorities on Tuesday started to consult more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to determi...
2019-08-20, 12:16

Silk Road sweeteners: China woos Myanmar's NLD with junkets The National League for Democracy was forged in an uprising against one-party rule. Its activists spent years in jail under Myanmar's military junta....
2019-08-07, 02:32

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the...
2019-05-27, 03:16

India, Myanmar Armies Hit Terror Camps Along Border In Joint Ops: Report The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation from May 16 along the border, targeting several terrorist groups ...
2019-06-16, 15:00

Nationalist group condemns Myanmar sedition case against Buddhist monk Myanmar's most prominent group of nationalist Buddhist monks on Monday condemned sedition charges against one of its leading members, Wirathu, ahead ...
2019-06-18, 10:16

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar - army One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and e...
2019-08-17, 18:32

The U.N. Envoy for Myanmar Will ‘Ring the Alarm Bell’ If No Action is Taken on the Rohingya Crisis (UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. envoy for Myanmar said Monday that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims t...
2019-07-02, 05:48

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and...
2019-08-05, 18:32

Myanmar Doctor-Turned-Model Hits Back At Ban Over Lingerie Photos A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for "interfering" with p...
2019-06-15, 14:00

Thousands protest amid outcry over Myanmar child-rape case Thousands of protesters marched to a police office in the north of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Saturday, demanding speedy and transparent just...
2019-07-06, 14:16

Myanmar doctor loses medical license over ‘racy’ bikini photos A Myanmar doctor who wanted to become a model has had her medical license revoked for sharing “immoral” bikini photos. After several year...
2019-06-19, 20:16

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disaster...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Myanmar police hunt for anti-Muslim monk dubbed 'Buddhist bin Laden' A court in Myanmar issued an arrest warrant for the notorious firebrand Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu, known as the “Buddist Bin Laden”, over alleged i...
2019-05-29, 21:32

Government internet ban leaves parts of Myanmar ‘in a blackout’, UN expert calls for immediate lifting With “no media access” in parts of the country and “serious restrictions” on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on the situation o...
2019-06-27, 21:00

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Mya...
2019-07-10, 21:32

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 ot...
2019-07-15, 07:48

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data ne...
2019-06-27, 23:00

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist...
2019-07-06, 17:48

Satellite images show Myanmar has made ‘minimal’ preparations for Rohingya return More than 700,000 Rohingya were forced to flee northern Rakhine state in western Myanmar during a 2017 military-led crackdown the UN has said include...
2019-07-24, 21:16

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert ...
2019-07-03, 20:32

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and ...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Satellite images show Myanmar's 'minimal preparations' for Rohingya return: think-tank Myanmar has made “minimal” preparations for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees sheltering in neighboring Bangladesh, acc...
2019-07-24, 08:00

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, ...
2019-06-22, 20:32

Royal capital to 'smart city': Myanmar's Mandalay gets high-tech makeover, sparks 'spy' fears Once a seat of kings, the city of Mandalay in northern Myanmar has seen turbulent chapters in its 162-year history – the fall of Burma's last royal d...
2019-08-04, 19:00

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; ...
2019-05-21, 16:16

UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human r...
2019-06-17, 23:32

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Susta...
2019-07-11, 01:32

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent experts on Myanmar, Guterres denounces US mass shootings, Libyan airport violence, UN Spokesperson on Kashmir Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indi...
2019-08-06, 15:32

Joe Biden rejects criticism he is the ‘old guy’ Joe Biden on Saturday rejected the idea that he’s too old to run for office. “I know I get criticized — ‘Biden says he can bring th...
2019-06-30, 04:32

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prize-winning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; ...
2019-05-21, 14:31

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law Greece toughened its legislation on Thursday to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul o...
2019-06-06, 19:48

When criticism against questionable sponsors changes the art world Museums are distancing themselves from patrons with unethical business ties: The Sackler name is being erased from the world's top institutions, and ...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. peopl...
2019-06-02, 02:00

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next...
2019-05-23, 06:16

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elec...
2019-05-30, 18:00

Sanders mocks Harris over ‘Medicare-for-all’ criticism Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., took a swipe Monday at 2020 rival Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., going after his fellow senator for criticizing his "Medic...
2019-08-20, 19:16

U.K. Tribute to ‘Windrush’ Generation Draws Criticism Events to honor the people invited from the Caribbean to help rebuild postwar Britain were overshadowed by criticism of their treatment under a migra...
2019-06-22, 18:16

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Th...
2019-05-29, 12:48

Golf Course In Cathedral Draws Fans - And Criticism A mini-golf course in the nave of a mediaeval English cathedral to encourage families to visit this summer is proving a match made in heaven -- and c...
2019-08-10, 11:32

Saudi crown prince feted at G20 despite criticism elsewhere OSAKA, Japan (AP) — For many he’s an international pariah, but you wouldn’t know it by the lavish reception Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed b...
2019-06-28, 15:32

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congres...
2019-07-16, 07:48

Joshua to continue training with McCracken despite criticism "Anthony Joshua insists he will continue to work with Rob McCracken as his trainer despite the criticism of his role in the 29-year-old’s shock loss ...
2019-06-05, 12:48

Underwear photos prompt Chernobyl criticism The writer and producer of the hit HBO series "Chernobyl," has called on visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to show respect, after a series...
2019-06-12, 16:16

UK PM May would not repeat criticism of London Mayor: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May would not retweet Katie Hopkins, whose criticism London Mayor Sadiq Khan was repeated by U.S. President Donald Tru...
2019-06-17, 17:32

Dolphins WR Stills stands by criticism of owner Kenny Stills stood his ground Thursday about his recent bewilderment at Dolphins owner Stephen Ross hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump a...
2019-08-09, 13:32

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country’s military and politicians has been killed by assailants in a wooded a...
2019-06-17, 08:16

EU: Russians interfered in our elections, too Russia conducted a “continued and sustained” disinformation campaign against Europe’s recent parliamentary elections, the European Union reported Fri...
2019-06-15, 01:32

HBO bigwig brushes off criticism of ‘Game of Thrones’ finale HBO’s president of programming said the writers of “Game of Thrones” had the ending of the series “in their heads for a long time” in a wide-ra...
2019-05-22, 08:32

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family busi...
2019-07-16, 12:32

Versace Apologized for a T-Shirt That Sparked Criticism in China (BEIJING) — Italian fashion house Versace apologized Sunday in China for selling T-shirts that it said attached incorrect country names to citi...
2019-08-12, 19:32

Hopes for third Trump-Kim summit revived despite Pyongyang criticism Hopes for a third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared to be revived Wednesday even after Pyongyang ...
2019-06-27, 23:00

Netflix to cut back on smoking after 'Stranger Things' criticism Netflix has promised to curb depictions of smoking in new programs following a report that pointed a finger at its hit series "Stranger Things," whos...
2019-07-07, 21:16

Wolff: F1 shouldn't talk itself down with "polemic" racing criticism Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks Formula 1 should not talk itself down and should remember the Austrian Grand Prix the next time there is "polemic" cr...
2019-07-04, 12:16

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its function...
2019-05-29, 22:16

Fallout 76 updates promise turnaround after “well-deserved criticism” LOS ANGELES—After what Bethesda's Todd Howard admitted on stage was some "well-deserved criticism" at the launch of Fallout 76, Bethesda rolled out t...
2019-06-10, 05:48

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private din...
2019-07-16, 16:48

Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism f...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Megan Rapinoe says she is 'extremely American' despite Trump criticism USA winger says she would not attend White House visitAmericans will play for World Cup title on SundayA week after being warned by the President of ...
2019-07-03, 19:16

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national s...
2019-07-02, 06:16

U.N. deep sea mining body rejects Greenpeace criticism The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has rejected criticism from Greenpeace over its handling of ocean mining, fuelling a spat that threatens to ...
2019-07-05, 13:48

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany...
2019-06-14, 19:32

French environment minister quits over spending criticism French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private din...
2019-07-16, 15:32

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the Democratic presidentia...
2019-05-23, 04:00

Trump lashes out at Democrats over criticism of how CBP treats migrants President Trump lashed out at Democrats via social media on Wednesday following calls from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., for the head...
2019-07-04, 01:00

Reports: Nike pulls shoe after Kaepernick's criticism Nike has scuttled its plans for a Fourth of July-themed sneaker that was to bear a Revolutionary War-era flag, a design that NFL player-turned-activi...
2019-07-03, 07:16

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
2019-08-16, 16:00

Pompeo Steps Up China Criticism: 'We Were Asleep at the Switch' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo escalated his criticism of China during a visit to Australia on Sunday, drawing a direct link between what he called o...
2019-08-05, 09:16

China rebuffs U.S. criticism of trade white paper Chin's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. criticism that a Chinese white paper misrepresented trade negotiations between the world's two large...
2019-06-04, 10:32

Trump renews racist criticism of Democratic congresswomen In the face of widespread criticism, US President Donald Trump has defended his racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen. One of the pres...
2019-07-20, 10:01

Gerrard hails Liverpool's Henderson for rising above criticism "Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been hailed as the \u0027ultimate professional\u0027 by former skipper Steven Gerrard after the midfielder le...
2019-06-04, 20:32

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, a...
2019-06-07, 12:48

The Latest: Judge leaves murder case after criticism OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi police officer charged in a killing (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A Mississippi judge is stepping awa...
2019-05-24, 00:16

Publisher confirms Halperin book despite intense criticism Mark Halperin’s planned book about the 2020 election has been officially announced amid protests that the “Game Change” co-author hasn’t earned a sec...
2019-08-21, 06:16

Pakistani Blogger And Activist, Known For Criticism Of Army, Killed A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's military and the spy agency ISI was killed by a man in Islamabad, ...
2019-06-17, 15:32

Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the e...
2019-07-19, 04:01

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel A...
2019-05-21, 17:16

Criticism of the London Series baseball games was unsporting Patrick Carroll applauds construction of the London playing field and calls Ed Vulliamy’s criticism curmudgeonlyHow depressing to read Ed Vulliamy’s ...
2019-07-05, 20:32

DoorDash to Change Pay Model For Delivery Workers After Criticism DoorDash plans to change its compensation structure for delivery workers after facing criticism for applying customer tips toward workers’ guaranteed...
2019-07-24, 20:01

Universal Puts "The Hunt" On Hold After Trump Criticism The release of a film criticized by conservatives as portraying a group of liberals hunting supporters of Donald Trump has been indefinitely postpone...
2019-08-11, 04:32

Conservative U.S. justices draw criticism by overruling precedent again For the second time in six weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Friday overruled a decades-old legal precedent set by the court, ...
2019-06-21, 19:00

Centrists in retreat but no far-right surge in EU elections The European Parliament elections delivered a blow to the two major party groups - the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D - that have controlle...
2019-05-27, 19:16

Footballers say #ThisTimeImVoting in European elections European Union politicians have thanked a small selection of footballers for their efforts in a get out the vote campaign. Kevin Trapp and Eintracht ...
2019-05-23, 13:48

'A decisive moment' — Here's what experts are saying about the EU elections Europeans showed belief in the EU project, experts claimed Monday, despite long-dominant centrist parties losing ground to euroskeptic and nationalis...
2019-05-27, 15:00

Voting in Ireland kicks off Day 2 of EU elections BRUSSELS (AP) — Ireland is going to the polls to kick off the second day of European Union elections which have already caused a stir in the Netherla...
2019-05-24, 12:32

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the envir...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates f...
2019-06-03, 10:16

Trump to Putin: Please don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scan...
2019-06-28, 11:16

EU elections and DragCon: the weekend's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including Trump in Japan, voters in Germany and a white panda Continue r...
2019-05-26, 15:32

Trump to Putin: Don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday told Russian President Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that...
2019-06-28, 09:16

Italian PM responds to call for new elections Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has called on the leader of the far-right League Party Matteo Salvini to explain to the Italian people why he i...
2019-08-09, 03:32

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment is not about elections Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday repeated her call to impeach President Donald Trump, saying the matter transcends party lines and progressi...
2019-06-16, 18:16

Wait, There’s More podcast: Meddling with elections Craig Silverman, a media editor from Buzzfeed News, talks to Tamara Khandaker on the 'Wait, There’s More' podcast about media manipulation and online...
2019-06-13, 16:32

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliam...
2019-05-21, 22:32

Maternal fitness expert sues Columbia professor over criticism A maternal fitness expert who helps moms tighten their tummies after giving birth is suing a Columbia University prof for her gut-punching criticism....
2019-06-02, 06:48

Serpentine art CEO quits amid criticism of spyware firm link The chief executive of London’s Serpentine Galleries has quit amid what she calls “toxic personal attacks” over her husband’s involvement in an Israe...
2019-06-18, 18:48

'Wah, wah, wah': Rapinoe dismisses criticism of Morgan's 'teacup' celebration – video Megan Rapinoe has dismissed criticism of United States teammate Alex Morgan's 'tea cup' goal celebration during their 2-1 Women's World Cup semi-fina...
2019-07-04, 03:48

'Men grab their sacks': Morgan says celebration criticism is double standards USA striker mimed sipping tea after goal against EnglandMorgan says team still to decide on White House visitAlex Morgan has said that criticism of h...
2019-07-05, 20:32

U.S. border patrol under fire as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting off...
2019-07-03, 21:00

Nectar swaps BP for Esso amid criticism by climate campaigners UK petrol station loyalty shifts as Nectar card is criticised for encouraging fossil fuel useA major UK consumer loyalty programme has been criticise...
2019-06-01, 12:48

MSNBC guest derides criticism of Nike: 'Why don't we wear a swastika?' Conservatives were wrong to decry "political correctness" on Nike's part and the Betsy Ross American flag was comparable to Nazi swastikas, MSNBC gue...
2019-07-03, 22:00

Hollywood studio cancels 'The Hunt' movie release after criticism Universal Pictures on Saturday canceled the release of "The Hunt," a satirical thriller about a group of Americans who are captured to be hunted and ...
2019-08-11, 13:32

Apple rejects Google CEO's criticism over privacy being a 'luxury good' A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai's claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its ...
2019-05-28, 22:48

City manager Guardiola dismisses Chinese media criticism "Pep Guardiola made an impassioned defence of Manchester City and his players after criticism in China\u0027s state media over his club\u0027s \"arro...
2019-07-23, 20:16

After criticism over lack of warnings, California's earthquake alert app gets an upgrade The first smartphone app in the country designed to alert the public before an earthquake has lowered the warning threshold across Los Angeles County...
2019-08-15, 07:00

Trump facing 'some unfair criticism' over Kim Jong Un comments, Tom Rogan says Some of the blowback from President Trump's comments about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are "unfair criticism," according to the Washington Examin...
2019-05-29, 03:16

Apple rejects Google CEO’s criticism over privacy being a ‘luxury good’ A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium fo...
2019-05-30, 11:32

"Pathetic, Negative": Vaughan Slams Bairstow's Reaction To Criticism World Cup 2019 hosts England have been receiving a lot of criticism after they put their once smooth campaign in jeopardy by losing their last two le...
2019-06-28, 18:16

Bayern's Rummenigge hits back at transfer criticism Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has hit back at criticism of the club's transfer activity and promised a squad that can challenge f...
2019-07-08, 19:00

Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses They love working there. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They lov...
2019-08-16, 12:32

I Represent "Inclusive India": Nusrat Jahan After Criticism Over Attire First-time parliamentarian and Bengali actor Nusrat Jahan on Saturday asserted she represents an "inclusive India" after criticism over her sporting ...
2019-06-29, 22:48

Versace Apologises After T-Shirt Triggers Fierce Criticism In China Italian luxury label Versace and its artistic director Donatella Versace apologised on Sunday after one of the company's T-shirts was widely criticis...
2019-08-12, 17:00

Trump Calls U.K. Ambassador ‘Very Stupid Guy’ After Leaked Criticism of his Administration A diplomatic rift between the U.K. and the U.S. deepened Tuesday morning as President Trump lashed out at the British government over leaked memos th...
2019-07-09, 19:16

Planned book by Mark Halperin faces widespread criticism A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the “Game Change” co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment...
2019-08-19, 08:16

From Japan, Trump doubles down on Biden criticism and embrace of Kim Jong Un President Donald Trump doubled down on his support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's scathing view of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Mon...
2019-05-27, 19:48

Christen Press responds to criticism over partnership with Barstool Sports USA star posted video to Barstool’s official Instagram accountBarstool has history of crude humour and sexist jokesUSA star Christen Press has respon...
2019-07-21, 18:00

Eugenie Bouchard fights back against ‘absurd’ Instagram criticism There’s more to Eugenie Bouchard’s life than just Instagram filters. The 25-year-old tennis star, who is set to compete at Wimbledon on T...
2019-07-02, 17:32

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups...
2019-08-14, 02:00

Versace apologizes after T-shirt triggers fierce criticism in China Italian luxury label Versace and its artistic director Donatella Versace apologized on Sunday after one of the company's T-shirts was widely criticiz...
2019-08-11, 17:00

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize it...
2019-05-31, 21:48

U.S. probes border patrol as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting off...
2019-07-03, 19:48

Vidal backs Messi over Copa America referee criticism "Chile\u0027s Arturo Vidal has backed Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi after the Argentina attacker slammed the quality of refereeing in the Copa Ame...
2019-07-07, 18:48

Alex Morgan: Tea-sipping celebration criticism is ‘double standard’ The USWNT is about to embark on their final mission to defeat the Netherlands on their journey towards becoming World Cup champions, but controversy ...
2019-07-05, 19:32

UK defence minister rebuffs criticism over tanker seized in Gulf Tobias Ellwood denies Britain took ‘eye off the ball’ and says priority is to reduce tensionsThe defence minister, Tobias Ellwood, has rejected the c...
2019-07-21, 12:00

Kamala Harris doubles down on Biden criticism: ‘You have to draw the line’ A day after confronting Joe Biden on the debate stage, Kamala Harris called his controversial comments about two segregationist senators “mispl...
2019-06-28, 19:00

Gucci hires diversity chief after criticism over insensitive designs Garments from Italian fashion house have faced objections on racial and religious groundsGucci has appointed a diversity chief as part of a drive to ...
2019-07-31, 19:32

China warns its companies on U.S. travel, rebuffs trade criticism China warned its companies operating in the United States on Tuesday they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, as it also rebuff...
2019-06-04, 13:16

Sri Lanka leader rebuffs probe after criticism over Easter attacks Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday criticised a parliamentary investigation into the Easter bombings, a day after two high-profile t...
2019-06-07, 21:48

EU dismisses Czech prime minister's criticism of subsidy audit Andrej Babis had told Czech lawmakers that an EU audit on subsidies to his private business was an attack on the Czech Republic. More than 100,000 pe...
2019-06-05, 18:32

'The View' hosts press Harris on Biden criticism: 'I don't want to see you all cannibalizing each other' Multiple hosts on 'The View' pressed the California senator on what they suggested were unnecessary attacks on front-runner and former Vice President...
2019-07-12, 22:32

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is vie...
2019-07-17, 02:16

India Faces Criticism Over Its Move to Revoke Kashmiri Autonomy The disputed territory remained in lockdown on Tuesday, as Pakistan and a growing chorus of critics warned of a streak of religious repression in Ind...
2019-08-06, 18:00

Coles relaunches Little Shop promotion despite criticism over plastic waste Mini replicas were previously discovered by environmental groups on beaches and in waterwaysColes is relaunching its Little Shop promotion with 30 ne...
2019-07-12, 14:32

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female char...
2019-05-22, 19:32

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachab...
2019-05-21, 18:16

Spieth’s caddie criticism shows teamwork gets turbulent at US Open Michael Greller got it in the ear during the opening round but Jason Day’s new hire shows how golfers value the partnershipIt constitutes a leap of f...
2019-06-14, 20:01

Lionel Messi Suspended 3 Months and Fined $50,000 for CONMEBOL Criticism Messi will not be able to play for Argentina for three months after accusing the South American soccer governing body of corruption. The ban will kee...
2019-08-03, 06:01

A Blaring Message in Republicans’ Muted Criticism: It’s Trump’s Party The scant condemnation of the president’s remarks on four Democratic congresswomen reflected his tightening stranglehold on lawmakers of his party, a...
2019-07-16, 06:16

UPDATE 1-IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom , ...
2019-06-07, 12:32

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activist...
2019-06-13, 20:16

North Korea's mass games suspended after Kim Jong-un criticism Country’s leader dissatisfied because of producers having the ‘wrong spirit of creation’North Korea’s mass games are to be put on hold, possibly for ...
2019-06-05, 19:32

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism A call by the president to investigate business deals by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in China is the latest to raise questions ab...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Trump's Criticism of the Fed Hasn't Shifted Perception of Its Independence, Economists Say President Trump’s repeated attacks on the Federal Reserve haven’t significantly damaged perceptions of  the central bank’s independence, according to...
2019-07-12, 15:00

Latest Avenatti charges reignite criticism of media that once lauded him Michael Avenatti's once-cozy relationship with prominent members of the media has been called out again in the wake of the disgraced lawyer's latest ...
2019-05-23, 02:00

US women's World Cup team comes under criticism for celebrating goals in blowout The U.S. women's 13-0 shellacking of Thailand to kick off their Women's World Cup title defense Tuesday inspired confidence, but also came under crit...
2019-06-12, 04:00

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike deaths; Violence and broken pro...
2019-07-04, 03:00

Italy's Di Maio says 5-Star is ready for elections Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday his 5-Star Movement did not fear fresh elections, after its coalition partner, the right...
2019-08-08, 23:00

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections Israel's parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another sn...
2019-05-28, 11:00

EU elections — Last-minute voters cast ballots Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euros...
2019-05-26, 22:16

What do the EU elections mean for Brexit? It’s complicated | Anand Menon Neither tribe won a clear advantage, and the main parties stay internally deadlocked, with a general election less likely nowWhat a night, eh? The Co...
2019-05-28, 07:48

Trump, with a wag, asks Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scan...
2019-06-28, 23:48

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and...
2019-06-27, 21:32

Far right, Greens projected to win significant gains in EU elections The four days of balloting across the 28 European Union countries were seen as a test of the influence of the nationalist, populist and hard-right mo...
2019-05-27, 00:00

Strongman's loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a...
2019-06-09, 08:00

Marianne Williamson warns that US elections could become more like Iran's Sean Rayford/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson warned that American elections could become more like voting in coun...
2019-07-06, 15:32

Strongman’s loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a...
2019-06-09, 07:16

NYC to have more early polling sites for upcoming elections ALBANY– The New York City Board of Elections agreed to dramatically increase the number of early polling sites across the five boroughs precedi...
2019-05-31, 03:32

EU elections: Turnout estimate highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euros...
2019-05-27, 01:16

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a...
2019-07-19, 11:48

| 'You all go': Algerians rally for change after elections scrapped Thousands of people have gathered in the Algerian capital calling on interim President Abdelkader Bensalah to quit after he vowed to stay in power un...
2019-06-08, 10:32

Italy's Salvini says government is finished, wants elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable on Thursday after ...
2019-08-08, 23:00

| Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika, which ...
2019-07-05, 08:48

+++ EU elections – live updates on the final day of voting +++ Voters in 21 EU countries are heading to the polls to elect members of the European Parliament. Stakes are high as far-right groups and Euroskeptic p...
2019-05-26, 12:16

Italy's Salvini says elections still possible after summer break Italy still has time to dissolve parliament and go to elections after the summer break, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told daily Il Corriere d...
2019-07-18, 08:16

Polish government reshuffle expected following EU elections WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The spokesman for Polish President Andrzej Duda says there will be a major government reshuffle sometime next week following th...
2019-05-30, 17:32

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaotic scenario, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries al...
2019-05-23, 21:32

Germans to choose from 41 parties in European elections A total of 41 lists in Germany have been approved for the European parliamentary elections, according to public broadcaster ARD. They include, among ...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a wo...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emer...
2019-05-29, 09:00

| Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4 Algeria's constitutional council says it is impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika early next mo...
2019-06-04, 07:32

European Elections Will Gauge the Power of Populism A new scandal in Austria that led to the collapse of the coalition government there served as a reminder that Russia has deep ties to many populist p...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Out of sight: the Tories' strange EU elections non-campaign As the PM recedes from view, her colleagues are more interested in the race to succeed her than the European electionsThe room is booked, the camera ...
2019-05-22, 20:16

Trump not joking about foreign help in elections: Hicks Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks told U.S. lawmakers that U.S. President Donald Trump was not joking about his readiness to acce...
2019-06-21, 04:48

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable ener...
2019-05-21, 17:48

In elections why do we use a pencil, rather than a pen, to mark the ballot paper? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific con...
2019-05-28, 20:00

European elections: Winners and losers across the continent Europe is seeing a major political shift as the traditional centre-left and centre-right parties were edged out by populist, environmentalist and far...
2019-05-27, 12:16

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coal...
2019-05-30, 10:00

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a ...
2019-05-30, 07:16

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our cove...
2019-05-24, 11:32

Bundesliga: Julian Nagelsmann leads criticism of plans to book coaches A plan to allow referees to issue yellow and red cards to coaches in the Bundesliga has been met with criticism from the coaching fraternity. It rema...
2019-07-31, 18:16

North Korea’s Famed Mass Games Suspended After Criticism From Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers ...
2019-06-07, 16:32

Donald Trump Responds to Meghan Markle's Criticism: "I Didn't Know That She Was Nasty" Donald Trump is set to visit the United Kingdom next week and have meetings with members of the royal family. Meghan Markle, who is on maternity leav...
2019-06-01, 18:16

UK electoral body says reviewing Brexit Party's systems after funding criticism Britain's Electoral Commission said on Wednesday its representatives had visited Nigel Farage's The Brexit Party to look at the systems the party has...
2019-05-22, 15:48

Kamala Harris takes criticism for offering 'That little girl was me' T-shirt online for $30 Kamala Harris’ campaign capitalized on her viral debate moment with Joe Biden on Thursday night, making a “That little girl was me” T-shirt available...
2019-06-29, 06:48

Dolphins coach speaks to Kenny Stills after player's criticism of owner Coach Brian Flores spoke to Miami Dolphins star Kenny Stills after the wide receiver criticized the team's owner in a tweet for hosting a fundraiser ...
2019-08-10, 01:00

A Day After Bruising Debate, Biden Pushes Back Against Criticism on Civil Rights Mr. Biden suffered a setback in his exchange with Kamala Harris, raising questions about his electability and highlighting the unsettled nature of th...
2019-06-29, 04:00

Acosta to hold news conference in wake of Epstein case criticism Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon – a day after President Trump said he will look “very close...
2019-07-10, 18:16

Biden polls backers for praise in wake of Democrats’ criticism of Obama Joe Biden is looking for an assist from the public in punching back at his Democratic primary rivals’ criticism of former President Barack Obama, wit...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Spain protests Vatican envoy's criticism of Franco reburial plan Spain formally complained to the Vatican on Thursday after its ambassador criticized the Socialist government's attempts to exhume the remains of dic...
2019-07-04, 18:32

Amid Criticism, Trump Defends Mexico Deal Avoiding Tariffs STERLING, Va. (AP) — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of h...
2019-06-10, 13:48

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of ...
2019-06-10, 17:16

Kushner doubles down on criticism of Palestinian leadership, but reaches out to President Abbas President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner offered a mix of praise and contempt for the Palestinians on Wednesday as he teased ahead to th...
2019-07-04, 08:00

Russia Drops Charges Against Investigative Journalist Amid Stiff Criticism Russian authorities dropped drug charges against a prominent journalist and said they would release him from house arrest, in an unusual turnaround t...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Canadian broadcaster says she received death threats over US women's soccer criticism A Canadian sports broadcaster said she received death threats over her criticism of the U.S. women’s national soccer team following the Americans’ bl...
2019-06-13, 02:32

CNN host faces criticism after strange comment about armed rape survivor CNN host Chris Cuomo seemed to raise eyebrows on Twitter Wednesday when he tweeted an enigmatic comment about one of the National Rifle Association's...
2019-05-30, 03:32

Ocasio-Cortez repeats 'concentration camp' comparison, despite criticism over the remark Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has once again compared border detention facilities to concentration camps, despite facing criticism for invoking the Holoca...
2019-07-03, 01:48

South Yorkshire police to change approach to football after heavy criticism • Force accused of violent, dangerous policing at Sheffield derby• Launch of new policy seen by experts as nationally significantSouth Yorkshire poli...
2019-06-14, 20:01

Modi's 'bold' Kashmir move draws praise, criticism in India Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to revoke special status for the disputed Kashmir region is a bold gamble to end a three-decades old armed re...
2019-08-06, 11:32

Daniel Jones, Giants respond to Baker Mayfield's criticism Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones addresses comments about him from Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield to GQ Magazine.     &...
2019-08-21, 06:16

Pressure mounts on IAAF as criticism of Caster Semenya ruling grows • Women’s sport organisations say rules are ‘discriminatory’• Semenya to appeal against testosterone limit for female athletesThree global organisati...
2019-05-31, 18:32

Serena Williams responds to criticism about equality fight after Wimbledon loss Serena Williams has not won a Grand Slam tournament since 2017 and after her latest Wimbledon loss to Simona Halep she was asked about her focus on t...
2019-07-16, 00:16

Facebook aims to prevent census misinformation after criticism for voter suppression ads Facebook will work to prevent misinformation about the 2020 census, the company announced Sunday, and also launched a civil rights task force . ...
2019-07-01, 04:00

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk c...
2019-06-15, 21:32

Infantino rejects criticism over FIFA handling of Afghan abuse scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday strongly rejected criticism of the global ruling body's handling of the sexual abuse scandal in Afghanistan...
2019-07-05, 20:32

Alex Morgan says 'tea' celebration criticism amounts to double standard: 'I'm a little taken aback' U.S. women’s soccer star Alex Morgan said Friday she was taken aback by the amount of criticism she received from her goal celebration against Englan...
2019-07-05, 20:16

West Point Cadet’s Rape Conviction Is Overturned, Drawing Criticism An Army appeals court sided with a defense theory that the victim engaged in a consensual sexual encounter and took steps to avoid being detected by ...
2019-06-09, 15:00

Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smalle...
2019-07-17, 19:48

Donald Trump Jr. mocks Roy Moore after campaign announcement, reigniting criticism The president's son took another shot at Alabama Judge Roy Moore on Thursday, alluding to sexual misconduct allegations the Republican senate candida...
2019-06-21, 02:48

REFILE-Versace apologises after T-shirt triggers fierce criticism in China Italian luxury label Versace and its artistic director Donatella Versace apologised on Sunday after one of the company's T-shirts was widely criticis...
2019-08-11, 17:32

Brexit staffer behind leaks that exposed UK ambassador’s harsh criticism of Trump A 19-year-old Brexit Party staffer claims he was behind the secret memo leak that exposed UK ambassador Kim Darroch’s insulting emails about Pr...
2019-07-22, 05:32

| Disturbing photo of drowned migrant man, daughter fuels criticism of Trump A heart-rending photograph of a Salvadoran man and his nearly two-year-old daughter drowned in the Rio Grande River has fuelled angry denunciations o...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Two mass shootings in US leave 29 dead as Trump faces barrage of criticism 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces criticism over immigrationDonald Trump faced a barr...
2019-08-05, 03:00

North Korea's famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism North Korea's famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was re...
2019-06-05, 11:00

In a Reversal, President Trump Disavows Criticism of ‘Send Her Back’ Chant WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has reversed his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted “send her back&#...
2019-07-21, 02:48

Self-imposed pressure, outside criticism nearly crushed a ‘League of Legends’ phenom. Now he’s back. Mike “MikeYeung” Yeung struck the North American League Championship Series circuit like a bolt of lightning. Pulled straight from the “League of Leg...
2019-07-11, 18:48

Ex-Palm Beach attorney blasts Alex Acosta over Epstein criticism A former Florida state attorney who was in office during billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal in the state slammed current Labor S...
2019-07-11, 13:16

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsona...
2019-05-24, 08:16

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables ...
2019-07-09, 18:00

Universal cancels release of violent satire The Hunt after Trump criticism Studio scraps movie about a group of elites hunting ‘deplorables’ following gun violence across US and tweet by TrumpThe Hollywood studio behind a vi...
2019-08-11, 04:00

Italy's 5-Star says not seeking deal with PD to delay elections Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement is not seeking a deal with the opposition to delay new elections, but the timing of the vote must be decid...
2019-08-12, 18:32

Tunisia's moderate Ennahda VP Mourou to run in presidential elections Tunisia's biggest political party Ennahda named a candidate for presidential elections on Tuesday, the first time the moderate Islamist party has put...
2019-08-07, 02:32

Albanian president stops elections, gets no-confidence vote Albania’s governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote on the president, saying it was unconstitutional for him to cancel upcoming munic...
2019-06-10, 17:00

Stocks Edge Higher in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist fac...
2019-05-27, 11:32

Inside Facebook's war room: the battle to protect EU elections The social media firm is deleting billions of fake accounts as it takes on a torrent of fake news, disinformation and hate speechLess than three year...
2019-05-21, 17:01

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 di...
2019-06-19, 22:48

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a se...
2019-05-23, 10:16

Italy's Matteo Salvini Says Government Is Finished, Wants Elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable on Thursday after ...
2019-08-09, 07:00

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Eur...
2019-05-21, 14:48

The Latest: Suit alleging racism in elections has been filed JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s method of electing a governor and statewide officials (all times local): ...
2019-05-30, 19:48

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 g...
2019-06-05, 14:48

EU elections: Gutted center, high turnout, rising right The European Union prides itself on being a brilliant mosaic of nations, but its parliamentary elections produced a hodgepodge of sometimes contradic...
2019-05-27, 19:48

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Ut...
2019-06-03, 00:48

European Elections Deepen Divisions in National Capitals The outcome of the weekend’s European Union elections threatened a fresh period of instability in the bloc, with some countries set for early electio...
2019-05-27, 19:00

Macron pitches for broad centrist alliance after EU elections French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday laid out his clearest plans yet for alliance-building after the European Parliament elections, favoring...
2019-05-22, 15:48

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a grou...
2019-06-10, 21:00

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest ele...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Conservative Alejandro Giammattei Wins Guatemala Elections (GUATEMALA CITY) — Conservative Alejandro Giammattei has blazed a long, strange path to Guatemala’s presidency, which he won on his fourt...
2019-08-12, 11:00

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece's regions and captured the majority of Greece's cities, confirming a trend seen in last we...
2019-06-02, 23:32

European elections expose polarized British public Support for Labour and the Conservatives has collapsed, with the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties coming out on top. So where does this leave the ...
2019-05-27, 16:48

BSP, Dushyant Chautala's Party Tie Up For Upcoming Haryana Elections The Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will contest the upcoming Assembly elections in Haryana in alliance, JJP leader Dushyan...
2019-08-11, 14:00

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat...
2019-05-27, 02:48

FBI Director Wray: Russia intent on interfering with U.S. elections Russia is determined to interfere in U.S. elections despite sanctions and other efforts to deter such actions before the next presidential election i...
2019-07-23, 22:32

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 ...
2019-07-03, 22:00

EU citizens denied vote in European elections to sue UK government Exclusive: Campaign groups prepare legal challenge following ‘systemic denial’ of suffrageThe government is facing the prospect of being sued by camp...
2019-05-25, 17:32

2019 Elections "A Mystery, Not History", Says Mamata Banerjee Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the BJP of making inroads in the state through "money, police and EVM (Electronic Voting Machines...
2019-07-21, 15:48

Russians rally for independent candidates to stand in elections Thousands of people have turned out in Moscow to protest the non-registration of independent candidates for local elections. This issue is one of the...
2019-07-20, 19:16

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Con...
2019-06-18, 03:16

The Latest: Polls open in Belgium in EU, national elections BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on elections for the European Parliament (all times local): 8:05 a.m. Belgians are heading to the polls in European Union,...
2019-05-26, 09:32

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters d...
2019-08-17, 18:32

President's Joint Address To Parliament After Elections: Top 10 Quotes In his first address to the parliament after the national elections, President Ram Nath Kovind today congratulated the Election Commission "for succe...
2019-06-20, 09:32

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that c...
2019-05-24, 14:16

North Korea claims '99.98% turnout' in local elections Pyongyang called the purported turnout a sign of the "single-minded unity" of its people. Voters are only allowed to select "yes" or "no" to a single...
2019-07-22, 18:00

Trump Tells Putin (With a Grin) Not to Meddle in Elections At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously a...
2019-06-28, 14:16

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 Norwa...
2019-05-31, 05:01

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the w...
2019-05-28, 23:32

Texas’ embattled elections chief on brink of losing job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ embattled elections chief is on the brink of losing his job over wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of thousa...
2019-05-26, 22:16

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and acro...
2019-05-23, 13:48

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected t...
2019-05-23, 06:16

Elections In India Are An Inspiration Around The World: United States Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election, the United States has said that the just-concluded elections in India, the largest de...
2019-05-24, 08:32

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will ...
2019-07-16, 15:16

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageEU election live results 2019: across...
2019-05-26, 23:16

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millio...
2019-07-11, 20:16

"Confident In Fairness Of Indian Elections, Will Work With Winner": US The United States on Wednesday said that it was confident in the fairness and integrity of the Indian elections and would work with whoever is the vi...
2019-05-23, 06:00

China, an Eye on Elections, Suspends Some Travel Permits to Taiwan The move appeared intended to influence politics on the self-governing island, and possibly to prevent exposure to Taiwan’s democratic elections or s...
2019-07-31, 20:48

World Cup broadcaster, ex-player Kaylyn Kyle says she got death threats for USWNT criticism Ex-Canadian soccer player Kaylyn Kyle, a World Cup analyst for TSN, said she got death threats after criticizing the U.S. team over its celebrations....
2019-06-13, 02:48

UPDATE 6-Equifax's $700 mln data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law during a massive 2017 data breach and to repay har...
2019-07-23, 01:48

Harris’s views on busing come under question after her debate criticism of Biden’s past position The California senator and presidential candidate has offered different answers recently when asked where she stands on school busing; on Thursday sh...
2019-07-05, 05:16

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after 'Medicare-for-all' criticism: Sounds 'like Donald Trump' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., continued defending his sweeping "Medicare for all" program on Thursday, this time accusing former Vice President Joe Bid...
2019-07-18, 23:16

Biden drops support for Hyde Amendment restricting abortion funding after criticism ATLANTA — Joe Biden said Thursday that he can no longer support federal restrictions on funding for abortion services, an abrupt reversal from his lo...
2019-06-08, 01:16

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing cr...
2019-05-28, 02:32

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules abo...
2019-05-28, 18:00

In Portland, a Punch and a Milkshake Rumor Feed a Fresh Round of Police Criticism Protests that left a journalist injured led to a conservative outcry against the Portland police — and claims that some milkshakes tossed in the mele...
2019-07-02, 06:48

Guardiola hits back at ‘false’ criticism of Manchester City’s conduct in China • City were described as arrogant and disrespectful• ‘It’s far away from the reality,’ says managerPep Guardiola has hit back at claims that Manchest...
2019-07-23, 11:16

Equifax's $700 million data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law with a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harm...
2019-07-22, 23:00

North Korea calls Joe Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over his criticism of Kim Jong Un Biden had on Saturday accused President Trump of cozying up to “dictators and tyrants” like Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin. &#...
2019-05-22, 18:00

Miami Dolphins' Kenny Stills insists Stephen Ross criticism isn't political Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills addressed his tweet criticizing the team’s owner Stephen Ross for throwing a fundraiser for President Trump...
2019-08-09, 20:32

Khloe Kardashian Claps Back at Criticism Over "Excessive Spending" on True Thompson Khloe Kardashian won't stand for being shamed for spoiling her daughter. On Saturday, she posted on her Instagram page a video of True Thompson, 1, ...
2019-07-07, 23:48

Biden ties Trump's 'toxic tongue' to U.S. shootings as Democrats ramp up criticism Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Republican President Donald Trump of fueling the white supremacy blamed for sever...
2019-08-07, 22:00

Virginia church sign ‘America: Love or Leave It’ sparks criticism, support This image taken from video provided by WSET-TV shows a sign “America: Love it or Leave It.” posted outside the Friendship Baptist Church...
2019-07-19, 23:16

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperativ...
2019-05-27, 01:00

Kellyanne Conway on Pelosi's 'meow moment' with AOC and other freshmen, 'incoherent' census criticism Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, called out the "huge catfight" between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four freshman Democrats, includin...
2019-07-09, 16:48

Democratic candidates court black voters; Biden addresses race criticism Winning the support of black voters in the United States was the focus of Democratic presidential hopefuls on Saturday, including former Vice Preside...
2019-07-06, 22:00

Michael Irvin: Criticism of Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott is ‘insane’ Hall of Famer Michael Irvin breaks down Dak Prescott's "greatest talent," and why he thinks criticism of Dallas Cowboys QB is "insane."  &...
2019-08-08, 01:00

Dolphins WR Kenny Stills stands by criticism of owner amid death threats Dolphins WR Kenny Stills doubled down on his stance against team owner Stephen Ross, who is hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump.  &...
2019-08-09, 18:00

US coach Jill Ellis refuses to respond to Hope Solo's criticism Former US goalkeeper Hope Solo criticized Jill Ellis' management style, tactical decisions and ability to handle pressure. But Ellis didn't...
2019-06-11, 04:32

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for s...
2019-07-10, 05:00

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is resigning following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with a wealthy financier Jeffre...
2019-07-12, 16:00

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Do...
2019-06-30, 07:16

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Man...
2019-07-09, 13:16

Sanders accuses The Post of biased coverage due to his criticism of Amazon, cites no evidence “Maybe there’s a connection,” the senator from Vermont said at a town hall in New Hampshire. Martin Baron, The Post’s executive editor, responded tha...
2019-08-13, 07:00

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump has recently made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, a period in which Mr. Trump has publicly pre...
2019-07-05, 22:48

Pep Guardiola slams 'false' criticism Manchester City is in China to 'win wallets' – video Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has hit back at the 'false' suggestion that the club had disrespected China on their pre-season tour.As the tea...
2019-07-23, 14:00

Millionaires say they are more likely to vote for Joe Biden over Donald Trump in 2020 elections American millionaires would elect Joe Biden over President Donald Trump if the former vice president becomes the Democratic nominee, according the CN...
2019-06-12, 18:16

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying ...
2019-05-24, 10:48

"Hold Assembly Elections Before End Of Year": Omar Abdullah To PM Modi Jammu and Kashmir has been under Governor's Rule since the BJP ended its short-lived ruling alliance with Mehbooba Mufti's People's Democratic Party ...
2019-08-01, 18:48