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Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy

Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday, playing down the idea that it showed skepticism from President Jair Bolsonaro's...

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy

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Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, forma...
2019-06-05, 04:00

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, an...
2019-06-01, 00:48

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France who is unde...
2019-07-09, 11:16

President Trump Disinvites U.K. Envoy From Dinner With Qatar’s Emir in Diplomatic Feud U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch was disinvited from a dinner that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is hosting Monday with President Donald Trump an...
2019-07-09, 08:32

Rejected Invite To Join Shiv Sena, Says Maharashtra Leader Of Opposition Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly Vijay Wadettiwar on Friday said he had rejected an invite from Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's pe...
2019-08-03, 06:48

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis a...
2019-08-08, 11:00

VP Pence says he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Guaido U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido by phone on Wednesday and called again for Venezuelan Presi...
2019-05-30, 00:16

China helping Maduro cut internet access, Venezuelan opposition says Chinese technicians are working with Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro to knock out internet access in the country, opposition leader Juan Guaidó's...
2019-07-31, 21:16

Venezuelan opposition and Maduro government to hold talks in Barbados Negotiations are set to resume Monday between the Venezuelan government and the opposition group calling for its ouster in a bid to end months of pol...
2019-07-08, 20:00

Venezuelan opposition returning to Barbados to continue talks with government Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday it will return to Barbados to continue talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro as part of efforts...
2019-07-15, 10:00

Venezuelan opposition leader says street protests to continue: Fox Business Network Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said in a television interview on Wednesday that street protests will continue after talks with President Ni...
2019-05-30, 04:00

Exclusive: Pompeo opens up about Venezuelan opposition, says keeping it united ‘has proven devilishly difficult’ ‘The moment Maduro leaves, everybody’s going to raise their hands and [say], “Take me, I’m the next president of Venezuela,” ’ Pompeo said in an audi...
2019-06-05, 22:00

U.S. envoy attends opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem o...
2019-07-01, 03:32

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Brazilian federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo ...
2019-08-13, 08:32

Brazil threatens Mercosur exit if Argentina opposition wins presidency Brazil's economy minister has said the country could leave the trade bloc if Argentina's opposition wins presidential elections later this year. He a...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Sudan's military rulers, opposition to hold transition talks within 48 hours: opposition Negotiators from Sudan's ruling military council and main opposition coalition have made progress on the sticking points in discussions on the transi...
2019-07-31, 23:16

I'm not sure a Spice Girls invite is what Theresa May really, really wants Geri and the gang do insist on weaving themselves into history – but is the world ready for Stoic Spice?A mixed week for Theresa May. On the one hand...
2019-05-23, 21:48

K-pop's BTS gets coveted Recording Academy membership invite Korean pop sensation BTS have been invited to join the Recording Academy as part of a drive to diversify the group that chooses the annual Grammy Awa...
2019-06-07, 03:48

Can Someone Please Give Jason Whitlock a Hug or Invite Him to Brunch or Something? Sentient Stacy Adams shoebox Jason Whitlock is trending again today, for the same reason that his name always appears on my timeline when it does. A ...
2019-07-31, 18:32

20,000 BJP Workers Get Party Invite For PM Modi's "Grand Welcome" The BJP, confident of winning the national election and returning to power with a huge majority, has asked some 20,000 workers to come to the party h...
2019-05-23, 06:00

Iran's Zarif says US diplomatic restrictions 'inhuman' Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has blasted US travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats, describing them as "basically inhuman." He also accused...
2019-07-17, 23:01

Trump calls May foolish as diplomatic row escalates President criticises prime minister after Downing Street backs UK ambassador to USTheresa May is facing a full-blown diplomatic standoff with the US ...
2019-07-09, 19:16

Read: Leaked diplomatic letters over A$AP Rocky Read the full text of a letter written by the US Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert C. O'Brien and leaked earlier on Twitter. Addr...
2019-08-03, 07:16

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who ...
2019-05-31, 19:48

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet ...
2019-06-11, 02:00

What Do Melania Trump’s Clothes Say About Diplomatic Fashion? In just three days, her outfits have gone from obvious to opaque, but what did her sartorial choices actually say about the “special relationship” be...
2019-06-06, 09:32

| US World Cup winners plan to snub Trump invite Megan Rapinoe says she does not think the USA's Women's World Cup-winning team would accept an invitation from President Donald Trump to visit the Wh...
2019-07-10, 09:48

After BJP Snub Over Ministry Berths, Nitish Kumar Gets An Invite Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's rift with the BJP over cabinet berths has been interpreted as an opportunity by Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal...
2019-06-03, 21:48

Trump says he may invite Kim to White House as talks resume President Trump​ on Sunday said teams from the US and North Korea will get together in the coming weeks to restart nuclear negotiations and appeared ...
2019-06-30, 16:32

Rapinoe, USWNT accept Capitol Hill invite US women’s soccer all-star Megan Rapinoe confirmed on Tuesday that she’s accepted an invitation for her World Cup-winning team to visit Congress. Rap...
2019-07-10, 15:16

Morgan says U.S likely to make a team decision on Trump invite United States forward Alex Morgan said that any decision about whether to accept an invitation to visit President Donald Trump at the White House wou...
2019-07-05, 18:48

Why EU’s Budget Rules Invite Members to Test Limits The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions gene...
2019-06-04, 14:48

Blazers' McCollum has theory why players decline USA invite Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum has a theory about why so many NBA players declined invitations to play for Team USA at the upcoming FIBA 20...
2019-08-07, 21:00

Rapinoe: We don't want to go to White House... maybe Trump sent invite by mail "Women\u0027s World Cup winnter Megan Rapinoe says that her USA team do not want to go to the White House... but an inviation hasn\u0027t arrived eit...
2019-07-09, 13:00

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China...
2019-07-14, 14:16

Iran gets diplomatic win against US in standoff over IRGC-linked oil tanker An Iranian tanker has been cleared for release by authorities in a British territory, despite U.S. warnings that the vessel has been used to support ...
2019-08-17, 03:32

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quic...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats i...
2019-06-03, 18:16

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage agreement in Sudan The top U.S. diplomat for Africa on Wednesday joined an international effort to press Sudan's military rulers and the opposition toward a deal on a t...
2019-06-13, 06:32

It Is Time Now To Demand That MLB Invite Shohei Ohtani To The Home Run Derby Shohei Ohtani smoked another big home run Thursday, a sizzling shot to straightaway center against the puny Oakland Athletics. It was his 10th dinger...
2019-06-28, 17:16

Why Yankees’ CC Sabathia accepted late All-Star Game invite CLEVELAND — Though CC Sabathia didn’t make the All-Star Game in his final season, he nabbed a pretty solid consolation prize. The Yankees’ big lefty,...
2019-07-09, 09:48

Trump appears to backpedal on White House invite for USWNT, saying ‘we’ll look at that’ After the team's World Cup win, the president said, "We haven't really thought about it," after previously tweeting that Megan Rapinoe and her teamma...
2019-07-08, 05:00

Rapinoe accepts AOC's invite to Congress after saying she wouldn't go to 'f---ing White House' U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez extended a Twitter invitation to the U.S. women’s soccer team Friday to tour the House of Representatives after th...
2019-06-29, 15:16

Gary Sanchez unsure if he will accept MLB’s Home Run Derby invite LONDON — Gary Sanchez hasn’t decided if he will participate in the All-Star Game’s Home Run Derby on July 8. “I have to talk to my wife and agent,’’ ...
2019-06-29, 17:16

| US star Rapinoe accepts House invite after snubbing Trump Megan Rapinoe has accepted an invitation to visit the House of Representatives just days after saying she would refuse a similar offer from President...
2019-06-29, 19:16

Theresa May Stands by Embattled U.S. Ambassador After Diplomatic Cables Leak (LONDON) — Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after ...
2019-07-09, 15:48

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two cou...
2019-07-14, 02:16

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India as Kashmir row rages Pakistan decided Wednesday to downgrade diplomatic ties and halt trade with India in response to the Indian government’s move to revoke the Kashmir r...
2019-08-07, 17:00

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic relationship with India after Kashmir vote Pakistan downgraded its diplomatic status with India on Wednesday after New Delhi stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special autonomous status earlier...
2019-08-07, 22:32

Kashmir crisis: Pakistan takes a diplomatic gamble with India Pakistan is making the most of its limited options to pressure India over Kashmir. But what can Islamabad hope to achieve by expelling the Indian amb...
2019-08-08, 19:32

Shinzo Abe’s Latest Diplomatic Long Shot: Peacemaking in Iran Japan’s prime minister arrives Wednesday in Tehran, placing himself directly in the middle of a tense confrontation between the United States and Ira...
2019-06-12, 10:00

‘Stupefying ignorance’: What Boris Johnson said about Trump when he wasn’t being so diplomatic The incoming British prime minister's 2016 criticism of President Trump was even more pitched than that of many Republicans who have come around to s...
2019-07-23, 21:32

Boris Johnson: Donald Trump's tweets could perhaps be more diplomatic – video The Tory leadership hopeful has said the US president ‘could perhaps be more diplomatic’ in his tweets after Trump used the social media platform to ...
2019-07-12, 06:32

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade and Diplomatic Rift South Korea said it would remove Japan from its list of countries entitled to preferential treatment in trade, following a similar move by Japan this...
2019-08-12, 15:00

Europeans plan new Iran push but may be nearing end of diplomatic road Britain, France and Germany plan a new push to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal despite Tehran's threat to violate one of its central limits, but t...
2019-06-19, 00:16

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chi...
2019-07-14, 01:16

Dubai: Princess Haya's flight to UK threatens diplomatic crisis Wife of sheikh is said to fear kidnap after disappearances of other female royalsPrincess Haya Bint al-Hussein’s flight to Britain is threatening to ...
2019-07-06, 10:16

Hundreds flock to El Paso shooting victim’s funeral after public invite Hundreds of mourners from around the country flocked to the funeral of a stranger on Friday — an El Paso Walmart shooting victim whose husband had in...
2019-08-17, 13:00

Trump's surprise DMZ invite to Kim Jong Un 'very interesting,' North Korea official says The North Korean government reportedly found President Trump’s surprise Twitter invitation to meet with Kim Jong Un at the DMZ this weekend “very int...
2019-06-29, 09:00

Athletics: Semenya receives 'late' invite to Morocco race - agent Caster Semenya has been invited on Friday to run in an 800m race in Morocco on Sunday - after previously saying that she had been denied the right to...
2019-06-14, 20:01

China's Xi Jinping Ready To Visit India This Year After PM Modi's Invite Chinese president Xi Jinping has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to visit India later this year for an informal summit, the foreig...
2019-06-13, 15:16

Kushner to invite Arab leaders to hear peace plan: report ​Top White House adviser and President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner will reportedly invite Arab leaders to a planned peace summit at Camp D...
2019-07-31, 21:16

Grave concerns over tariffs reflected in Mexico’s diplomatic push for a deal The peso slid sharply, and the Mexican stock market slumped after President Trump’s threat to slap tariffs on all goods coming into the United States...
2019-06-01, 07:48

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from...
2019-06-22, 11:48

US needs to get back on diplomatic track with Iran: Trump's Pentagon chief nominee President Trump’s nominee for Pentagon chief told Congress that he agrees with former defense secretary Robert Gates that war with Iran would be a “c...
2019-07-16, 19:48

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties, suspends trade with India over Kashmir Pakistan has announced it will downgrade diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with India after New Delhi stripped the disputed state of J...
2019-08-07, 19:00

NASA, NOAA Invite Media to Preview Study of Fires’ Impact on US Air Quality Media are invited to a behind-the-scenes tour of a joint field campaign led by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to...
2019-07-10, 09:16

White House will not invite Israeli officials to Bahrain event: senior U.S. official The White House will not invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic plan in or...
2019-06-17, 21:32

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 launch invite hints at new central selfie camera The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 release date isn't too far off, as Samsung has officially announced the launch event date and venue for its next Unpa...
2019-07-02, 07:00

PM Modi Accepts Putin Invite, To Be Main Guest At Eastern Economic Forum Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Bishkek and the two leaders reviewed all aspects of bilateral relati...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Rapinoe says US women's soccer team would be 'very happy to accept' Schumer's invite to Senate The U.S. women's soccer team's star forward Megan Rapinoe told reporters Monday that the team would be “very happy to accept” Senate Minority Leader ...
2019-07-09, 05:00

In a tweet, Trump appears to invite Kim Jong Un to meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone A senior administration official had said no such meeting was planned during Trump’s trip to South Korea, but the president’s message opened the poss...
2019-06-29, 07:32

COLUMN-Trump's dance with autocrats keeps diplomatic doors open: Peter Apps For those who accuse U.S. President Donald Trump of being more at home in the company of dictators, autocrats and authoritarian rulers than with demo...
2019-07-03, 13:32

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctio...
2019-07-04, 21:00

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a propos...
2019-05-24, 11:16

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products ...
2019-07-19, 19:48

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties, suspends trade with India over Kashmir move The move follows India’s sudden retraction of constitutional rights in the disputed region that has long been a flash point between the two countries...
2019-08-07, 18:32

British Ambassador Resigns After Leak of Diplomatic Cables Critical of Trump Administration (LONDON) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald T...
2019-07-10, 18:01

Sales Of Japanese Cars In South Korea Slump Amid Growing Diplomatic Row Sales of Japanese-branded autos in South Korea slumped in July amid a worsening diplomatic row between the two countries that has led to consumer boy...
2019-08-05, 12:48

U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan covers 'Time,' will decline possible White House invite United States Women's National Team soccer star Alex Morgan is featured on the cover of 'Time' magazine ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. She...
2019-05-24, 10:48

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe preemptively declines White House invite: 'I have no interest' Soccer star Megan Rapinoe became another player on the U.S. women’s team who preemptively opted out of visiting the White House should the team win t...
2019-05-31, 04:32

US soccer star Alex Morgan plans to decline any White House invite after World Cup U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan is getting ready to help defend her team’s World Cup title in France next month and if the Americans should win again, s...
2019-05-23, 23:32

Megan Rapinoe accepts Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s invite to visit House of Representatives Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) tweeted "no doubt the food & the company would be much better," an allusion to the U.S. star's remarks about not wanti...
2019-06-29, 22:32

Teen tennis star Cori 'Coco' Gauff gets wild card invite to U.S. Open American teen tennis star Cori "Coco" Goff was given a wild card entry to play at the 2019 U.S. Open after recent success at Wimbledon and the Citi O...
2019-08-15, 00:32

Trump attacks UK ambassador after explosive diplomatic leak labeled US President 'incompetent' and 'inept' Getty Donald Trump attacks the UK ambassador after he described his presidency as "incompetent" and "inept" in memos leaked to the press over the we...
2019-07-08, 15:32

Sales of Japanese cars in South Korea slump amid growing diplomatic tensions Industry data out of South Korea on Monday showed Toyota Motor sales in the country tumbled 32% from a year earlier and Honda's sales skidded 34...
2019-08-05, 11:48

Ex-State Department head of diplomatic security 'surprised' by Hillary Clinton's private email use The official in charge of protecting State Department staff said he was "surprised" to learn that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address to co...
2019-05-30, 04:32

Megan Thee Stallion, Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign Invite Us to Ride the Boat on Hot Girl Summer After birthing the phenomenon known as “Hot Girl Summer,” its official anthem has finally arrived, courtesy of Megan Thee Stallion, with a little ass...
2019-08-09, 18:32

Megan Rapinoe accepts Twitter invite from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to visit House of Representatives Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) tweeted "no doubt the food & the company would be much better," an allusion to the U.S. star's remarks about not wanti...
2019-06-29, 13:16

Newly elected California lawmaker sparks criticism for appearing to invite only Christians to town hall A recently elected California lawmaker is the subject of criticism for appearing to only invite Christians to a town hall meeting, just days after be...
2019-06-15, 22:16

British Government Apologizes For Diplomatic Memos Labeling Trump Administration ‘Inept,’ Begins Inquiry Into Leak (LONDON) — The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain’s ambassador in Washingto...
2019-07-09, 15:48

A wake for a Venezuelan boy, and a nation’s anguish The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the governm...
2019-05-28, 19:32

Venezuelan ex-electric chief among 2 indicted in US MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say two former Venezuelan officials have been indicted on U.S. money-laundering charges, including the ex-minister for elect...
2019-06-27, 21:00

Venezuelan children with cancer die, and accusations fly CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter d...
2019-05-28, 19:32

Venezuelan exodus at 4 million since 2015 Four million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-torn homeland in little over four years, say UN aid agencies. Colombia is hosting the bulk, followed ...
2019-06-08, 11:16

Three Venezuelan families – a photo essay Silvana Trevale left Venezuela in 2011 but has returned to document the ever worsening crisis that has deeply affected families of every economic sta...
2019-06-03, 19:00

New Venezuelan banknotes greeted with skepticism Some Venezuelans are expressing skepticism about new banknotes that the government says will ease challenges posed by the country's soaring inflation...
2019-06-13, 18:48

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survival As the UN's Michelle Bachelet visits Venezuela to address the political standoff and electricity and internet blackouts becoming the norm, life's dai...
2019-06-19, 12:32

From Colombia, Venezuelan defectors arm themselves to 'liberate' their homeland Wearing camouflage shirts and combat boots, a Venezuelan militia group stands in formation in the Colombian city of Cucuta as their commander, a form...
2019-05-28, 17:00

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is preparing new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief...
2019-07-16, 22:32

Norway says Venezuelan talks making progress CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Norway’s government is praising progress in talks between representatives of President Nicolás Maduro and his opponen...
2019-05-29, 19:48

Number of Venezuelan migrants could double to eight million: OAS Some 5,000 Venezuelans leave their country each day, the Organization of American States (OAS) said in a report on Friday, and the number of migrants...
2019-06-28, 22:16

Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in US Executive order says assets may not be ‘transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn’, as tensions with President Maduro escalateThe Trump administration h...
2019-08-06, 19:32

| US indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering The US government announced indictments against a current and former official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration on money launde...
2019-06-28, 13:32

Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate Mothers dragged their children across three countries, trekking around border checkpoints and crossing rivers in waist-high water. Others were conned...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calli...
2019-06-27, 23:00

| Injured Wie withdraws from US Women's Open US golfer Michelle Wie said Friday the nagging right wrist injury that has sidelined her since March will keep her out of the US Women's Open next we...
2019-05-25, 02:48

Kvitova withdraws from Birmingham Classic "Two-times defending champion Petra Kvitova withdrawn from next week\u0027s Birmingham Classic as she continues to recover from arm injury that force...
2019-06-12, 17:48

Kyrgios withdraws from French Open "Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the French Open only days after claiming the event \"sucks\" compared to Wimbledon, according to tournament organise...
2019-05-24, 16:00

Unwell Ledecky withdraws from 200, 1,500 freestyle Katie Ledecky withdrew from the 200 meters freestyle and will miss her 1,500 title defense at the world swimming championships later on Tuesday due t...
2019-07-23, 05:00

U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airs...
2019-07-21, 23:16

US Immigration Agency Names Venezuelan Minister Among "Most Wanted" United States immigration officials have added Venezuelan government minister Tareck El Aissami, a suspected drug smuggler, to their list of most wan...
2019-08-01, 12:16

US Says Venezuelan Plane "Aggressively" Shadowed Their Military Aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airs...
2019-07-21, 23:48

SOUTHCOM: Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' U.S. aircraft A Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" a U.S. Navy aircraft, endangering the safety of its crew and the completion of its mission, U.S. Sou...
2019-07-22, 10:48

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws eye of UN watchdog The United Nations’ human rights chief is urging Venezuelan authorities to do a transparent investigate into the death of a navy captain, whose showe...
2019-07-02, 00:16

Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police Authorities say incident in Portuguesa state was a failed escape attempt, but activists call it a massacreTwenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 po...
2019-05-25, 11:32

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans...
2019-05-28, 01:01

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many ...
2019-08-08, 10:00

US aircraft 'jeopardized' by unsafe approach of Venezuelan fighter jet A Venezuelan fighter aircraft recently made an "unsafe approach" to a US Navy aircraft flying in international airspace, "endangering the safety of t...
2019-07-22, 18:48

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws US condemnation A top U.S. official says the death in custody of a Venezuelan navy captain shows that nobody’s safe in the crisis-wracked nation under President Nico...
2019-06-30, 20:32

Venezuelan Naval Officer's Death Provokes Outrage The death of a Venezuelan naval officer who was in custody after being accused of plotting against President Nicolás Maduro has sparked global condem...
2019-07-02, 04:16

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to...
2019-06-07, 17:00

Venezuelan fighter jet ‘aggressively shadowed’ US intelligence plane A Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane in international airspace, according to US authorities wh...
2019-07-22, 05:32

Venezuelan authorities arrest 2 Guaidó security guards Venezuelan authorities have detained two members of opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s security team and accused them of trying to sell weapons belongin...
2019-07-14, 04:48

About 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants stuck at Chile-Peru border Some 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants fleeing poverty at home remained stranded on the Peru-Chile border on Thursday after being refused entry to Chile...
2019-06-21, 02:48

Venezuelan Elites Accused of Food Corruption Scheme Three stepsons of President Nicolás Maduro and a Colombian business partner are accused of running a scheme to siphon money meant to feed the country...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and...
2019-08-06, 10:32

The Trump Administration Has Frozen the Venezuelan Government’s Assets (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets Monday in a dramatic escalation of tensions with socialist leade...
2019-08-06, 10:32

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government's assets "All property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela that are in the United States ... are blocked and may not be transferred, paid...
2019-08-06, 13:32

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The reside...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Venezuelan government says expelled German ambassador may return The Venezuelan foreign ministry said on Monday it had agreed to the return of the German ambassador whom President Nicolas Maduro's government expell...
2019-07-02, 02:48

Venezuelan baseball players go to bat for Peru in Pan American Games Venezuela's baseball team will not compete in the Pan American Games beginning this week, but some athletes who have escaped the country's economic c...
2019-07-24, 22:32

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would...
2019-06-29, 02:48

Venezuelan activist’s wife, daughter arrive in Spain MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving th...
2019-06-04, 18:16

Woman known as ‘The Venezuelan’ among those busted in David Ortiz shooting Dominican authorities have busted four more people in the botched hit job on former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz — including a woman and two inmates, ...
2019-06-15, 03:32

Daily Mail: Leaked cables show British ambassador saying Trump abandoned Iran deal in act of 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama Kim Darroch, the former United Kingdom ambassador to the United States, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" i...
2019-07-14, 16:16

Clippers G Shamet withdraws from USA training camp Los Angeles Clippers guard Landry Shamet has withdrawn from USA Basketball Select Team camp, according to a report Friday by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowsk...
2019-08-03, 01:32

Fatigued Djokovic withdraws from Montreal event "Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next month\u0027s Rogers Cup in Montreal in order to get more rest before opening his hard court season, the world...
2019-08-01, 02:16

NBA notebook: Harden withdraws from FIBA World Cup Houston Rockets star guard James Harden has withdrawn from playing for USA Basketball in the FIBA World Cup in China, according to the Houston Chroni...
2019-07-20, 09:48

Kvitova withdraws from French Open with arm injury Petra Kvitova withdrew from the French Open on Monday due to an injury to her forearm, hours before her first match at the tournament against Romania...
2019-05-27, 11:48

Kerber into Eastbourne final as Jabeur withdraws Defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber reached the Eastbourne final when Ons Jabeur withdrew with an injury      ...
2019-06-28, 13:32

Fiat Chrysler Withdraws Its Offer for Renault The plan had faced resistance by some Renault shareholders who argued that the Italian-American conglomerate was undervaluing a crown jewel of French...
2019-06-06, 08:00

University of Vermont star withdraws from NBA draft A University of Vermont basketball star who had received several workout invites from NBA teams has officially withdrawn from the draft and will retu...
2019-05-28, 03:48

Report: Cavaliers' Love withdraws from Team USA Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love joined the growing list of withdrawals from USA Basketball's FIBA World Cup roster, The Athletic reported Wedn...
2019-07-24, 22:32

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee President Trump on Tuesday pulled the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, saying on Twitter that Mr. Shanahan would...
2019-06-18, 20:00

Tennis: Barty withdraws from Strasbourg International Ashleigh Barty's French Open preparations suffered a blow on Tuesday when a right arm injury forced the Australian's withdrawal from the Strasbourg I...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Ratcliffe withdraws from consideration for intelligence chief The Texas congressman faced questions about padding his résumé and lack of experience. Trump said he would soon name another nominee for director of ...
2019-08-02, 22:16

Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be U.S. defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, adding ...
2019-06-18, 19:48

Rockets' Tucker withdraws from Team USA camp P.J. Tucker said he twisted his left ankle twice during Team USA practices, and the Rockets forward thought it best to withdraw from consideration fo...
2019-08-17, 04:32

Trump Freezes Venezuelan Government's Assets In Bid To Pressure Maduro U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and d...
2019-08-06, 19:32

Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan kinetic artist, dies in Paris at 95 Carlos Cruz-Diez, a Venezuelan artist who shaped the field of kinetic and optical art during the 20th century, died in Paris on Saturday, his foundat...
2019-07-31, 17:48

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations ...
2019-06-08, 00:16

Chile offers 'democratic responsibility visa' to Venezuelan migrants Venezuelans seeking refuge in Chile can request a "democratic responsibility visa" at any Chilean consulate in the world, and not just in their homel...
2019-06-22, 20:32

U.S. says military plane was ‘aggressively’ shadowed by Venezuelan fighter aircraft The encounter between the two planes occurred on Friday, the same day that the Trump administration announced it was imposing sanctions on four top o...
2019-07-22, 00:32

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 pri...
2019-05-25, 03:48

Trump imposes total U.S. freeze on Venezuelan government assets U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating a diplomatic and ...
2019-08-06, 05:16

Trump freezes Venezuelan government assets amid tensions The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with Nicolas Maduro that places his socialist ad...
2019-08-06, 17:00

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba for Venezuelan regime On a visit to Latin America, the US top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico, the focus was on trade and ...
2019-07-22, 02:48

U.N. calls for independent probe into Venezuelan navy captain's death Venezuelan authorities must conduct an independent and transparent investigation into the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of tort...
2019-07-01, 20:48

Venezuelan teen blinded by police rubber bullets at protest A Venezuelan teenager was left blind after police fired over 50 rubber bullets at his face as they dispersed a group of people protesting shortages o...
2019-07-03, 08:16

US military: Venezuelan plane 'aggressively' shadowed Navy aircraft US says incident occurred in international airspaceCaracas slams ‘incursion’ by ‘intelligence aircraft’ The US military on Sunday accused a Venezuela...
2019-07-22, 04:48

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most m...
2019-06-08, 20:32

U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's m...
2019-07-19, 19:48

Rights group: 23 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising. Humberto Prado of ...
2019-05-24, 22:48

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Samsung Galaxy Watch 2 launch date may be hinted at in the Galaxy Note 10 invite The Samsung Galaxy Watch is nearing its first birthday, and we may see a next-gen version of the device launch in the near future to celebrate.The in...
2019-07-03, 14:32

Daily on Energy: Feds invite fight with states over energy storage SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexami...
2019-05-21, 22:00

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated int...
2019-08-17, 03:32

Kvitova withdraws from Toronto event with forearm injury "Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from next week\u0027s Rogers Cup in Toronto with a nagging forearm injury, Tennis Canada announ...
2019-08-02, 17:48

Elliott withdraws domination agreement request at Uniper AGM Activist fund Elliott, Uniper's No.2 shareholder, on Tuesday said it had decided to withdraw a motion that could have forced the German energy group ...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Peru swimmer withdraws from Pan Am Games after failed test Peruvian swimmer Mauricio Fiol has pulled out of the Pan Am Games after failing two drugs tests in the run up to the multi-sport event which is being...
2019-08-03, 05:32

Kraft Heinz withdraws outlook after dismal results Kraft Heinz Co reported weak sales on Thursday, prompting the maker of packaged foods to write down the value of several business units by more than...
2019-08-08, 18:00

US Withdraws From Nuclear Missile Treaty, Says Russia 'Responsible' The United States on Friday formally abandoned the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia, a statement from Secretary of State Mi...
2019-08-03, 03:00

Serena Williams withdraws from Rome with injured knee Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Italian Open ahead of her second-round match against sister Venus due to a continuing left knee injury  ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Sharapova withdraws from Rome with lingering shoulder injury Three-time champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the upcoming Italian Open as she continues to recover from a right shoulder injury  ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Zion Williamson withdraws from USA Basketball training camp The New Orleans Pelicans' No. 1 draft pick will spend the rest of his summer preparing for the start of his first NBA season.    ...
2019-07-23, 00:32

US formally withdraws from Reagan-era nuclear pact with Russia Washington and Moscow walked out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty that Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev signed in 1987.  ...
2019-08-03, 05:48

Houston Rockets' P.J. Tucker withdraws from Team USA Basketball Houston Rockets veteran forward P.J. Tucker withdrew from USA Basketball's roster, leaving 14 players in contention for 12 roster spots ahead of the ...
2019-08-17, 11:32

Golf: Recovering Wie withdraws from next week's U.S. Women's Open Former U.S. Women's Open champion Michelle Wie has pulled out of next week's major tournament because of continuing wrist problems, she said on Frida...
2019-05-25, 09:48

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger proposal Fiat Chrysler Automobiles withdrew its offer to merge with Groupe Renault on Thursday after the French automaker said it was unable to make a decisio...
2019-06-06, 03:32

U.S. withdraws from Soviet-era nuclear missile accord with Russia The United States formally withdrew from a landmark 1987 nuclear missile pact with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was violating the t...
2019-08-03, 06:16

Fiat Chrysler Withdraws Offer to Merge With Renault Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its proposal to merge with Renault after the French auto maker’s alliance partner, Nissan Motor, and the French governmen...
2019-06-06, 04:16

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault FCA proposed a 50-50 merger with Renault in May, saying it would create the world's third-largest automaker.       ...
2019-06-06, 07:32

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger offer Renault's ongoing delays in whether to engage in formal discussions cited; French government blamed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has withdrawn it...
2019-06-06, 08:48

US formally withdraws from 1987 nuclear pact with Russia The US on Friday formally withdrew from a landmark nuclear missile treaty with Russia amid complaints that Moscow has been in violation of the pact f...
2019-08-02, 18:16

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spr...
2019-07-19, 00:32

Del Potro withdraws from U.S. Open as knee rehab continues Juan Martin del Potro will not compete at this year's U.S. Open as the 2009 champion continues to recover from a knee injury, tournament organizers s...
2019-08-14, 03:00

AC Milan withdraws from Europa League for finance breaches AC Milan's decision to voluntarily remove itself from next season's Europa League to pay for UEFA financial fair play breaches has received...
2019-06-28, 13:32

Kvitova withdraws from French Open, hopeful for Wimbledon Petra Kvitova withdrew from the French Open before her first round match on Monday due to an injury to her forearm but the Czech is hopeful she will ...
2019-05-27, 21:32

Baltimore withdraws lawsuit against owner of Preakness track Baltimore has withdrawn a lawsuit against the owners of the historic city racetrack that hosts the Preakness Stakes, the Triple Crown series' mi...
2019-06-12, 20:00

Serena withdraws from Cincinnati Masters with back problems Serena Williams withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday due to back problems just days after spasms forced her to retire from the Rogers Cup ...
2019-08-14, 06:00

Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew his nomination to lead the department as a report says the FBI is investigating a domes...
2019-06-18, 23:32

Patrick Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew himself from consideration to be formally nominated to head the Defense Department, Pre...
2019-06-18, 23:16

Housing minister Malthouse withdraws from race to become British PM British housing minister Kit Malthouse withdrew from a race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, saying he was a "realist" who saw that ...
2019-06-04, 19:16

Michelle Wie withdraws from US Women's Open with injury Michelle Wie says she has withdrawn from next week's U.S. Women's Open as she recovers from a hand injury       ...
2019-05-25, 05:32

UPDATE 2-Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be U.S. defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military, President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, st...
2019-06-18, 20:32

NATO chief says end of nuclear treaty is 'serious setback,' after US withdraws The official demise of a landmark arms control pact between the US and Russia is a "bad day" for stability in Europe, the military alliance's Secreta...
2019-08-04, 11:32

Bevin withdraws from Tour de France with broken ribs Patrick Bevin of New Zealand has withdrawn from the Tour de France ahead of the sixth stage after breaking two ribs in a crash    ...
2019-07-11, 13:48

South Carolina guard A.J. Lawson withdraws from NBA draft COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina freshman guard A.J. Lawson has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft. Lawson announced his choice on Tuesday, a ...
2019-05-29, 02:00

Maduro government claims plot to assassinate Venezuelan leader thwarted An assassination attempt against Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, which Maduro claimed was a part of a “fascist” plot to overthrow the government, w...
2019-06-27, 19:16

Unborn baby dies while Venezuelan mother awaits entry to Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the...
2019-07-14, 01:16

Angelina Jolie Meets Colombian President Over Venezuelan Migrant Kids Actress and UN special envoy for refugees Angelina Jolie met Saturday with Colombian President Ivan Duque to advocate for the estimated 20,000 childr...
2019-06-09, 04:32

Venezuelan man killed in service station line amid fuel shortages A Venezuelan man was killed on Saturday night in a service station line in the western state of Merida, a municipal mayor said on Sunday, signaling t...
2019-06-09, 23:32

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human righ...
2019-05-21, 14:31

On Venezuelan independence day, Maduro calls for dialogue as Guaido slams 'dictatorship' Venezuela's bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the country's independence day on Friday, with President Nicolas Mad...
2019-07-06, 01:32

Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy aircraft over Caribbean Sea, US military says A U.S. Navy intelligence aircraft was "aggressively shadowed" by a Venezuelan fighter jet over the Caribbean Sea on Friday in a move that U.S. offici...
2019-07-22, 02:00

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded t...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Beyond the Mists of Time: The Mysterious Timoto-Cuica Culture of the Venezuelan Andes When we speak of the pre-Columbian South American civilizations, the first to come to mind are the Incas, the Tiwanaku, the Nazca, or perhaps even th...
2019-08-10, 13:00

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as th...
2019-05-28, 00:48

Norway in contact with Venezuelan parties on talks after Maduro suspends meeting The Norwegian government said on Thursday it remains in touch with Venezuela's government and opposition about continuing talks to resolve the countr...
2019-08-08, 23:32

Venus Williams upsets Bertens in Ohio; Serena withdraws Venus Williams advanced to the third round of the Western & Southern Open with a three-set victory over defending champion Kiki Bertens   ...
2019-08-14, 13:32

Katie Ledecky withdraws from 200-meter freestyle at worlds due to illness Katie Ledecky will not participate in the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships for medical reasons, the U.S. team announced. ...
2019-07-23, 04:32

Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination as Defense Secretary and Steps Down Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided to pull out from the nomination process to become full-time Defense Secretary amid news reports...
2019-06-18, 22:16

Katie Ledecky withdraws from 2 events at world championships due to illness Katie Ledecky will not participate in the 200-meter freestyle prelims nor the 1,500-meter final at the world swimming championships due to illness. ...
2019-07-23, 05:16

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and e...
2019-06-02, 21:00

Katie Ledecky Withdraws From 2 Races at Swimming Worlds Because of Illness The five-time Olympic champion pulled out of the final for the 1,500-meter freestyle and the qualifying heats for the 200 free on Tuesday, two days a...
2019-07-23, 06:32

Indiabulls Housing Shares Rise As Petitioner Withdraws Case The company said on Wednesday the petitioner had admitted in court that the petition was defective in nature and that he would approach the court aft...
2019-06-13, 15:00

Top-seeded Barty withdraws from French Open warm-up event STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty withdrew from the Internationaux de Strasbourg clay-court tournament on Tuesday because of a righ...
2019-05-21, 15:48

FCA withdraws Renault merger offer, blaming French state Fiat Chrysler pulled a $35 billion merger offer for Renault. FCA said "political conditions in France do not currently exist for such a combination t...
2019-06-06, 13:16

Simmons backflips, withdraws from Australia's Word Cup squad Ben Simmons' new contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers came with bad news for Australian basketball fans _ he won't play for the B...
2019-07-17, 17:01

Venus stuns holder Bertens in Cincinnati, Serena withdraws Former world number one Venus Williams, playing what she called "smart" tennis, beat defending champion Kiki Bertens 6-3 3-6 7-6(4) in the second rou...
2019-08-14, 06:00

Woods withdraws from Northern Trust Open with stiff back Tiger Woods has been forced to withdraw from the Northern Trust Open due to pain and stiffness in his surgically repaired back, the PGA Tour said on ...
2019-08-10, 00:32

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash Formally Withdraws From House GOP Caucus WASHINGTON — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan formally withdrew from the House Republican conference Monday, days after announcing he is leaving t...
2019-07-09, 08:32

GeoPark withdraws request for key permit to drill for crude in Peru GeoPark has withdrawn its request for an environmental permit to begin drilling for crude in the Peruvian Amazon amid protests from indigenous tribes...
2019-06-21, 04:32

SNC-Lavalin expects lower results in 2019, withdraws outlook Construction and engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Monday withdrew its forecast for 2019 and said it expected significantly lower results, as...
2019-07-22, 15:16

Maria Sharapova withdraws from French Open, citing right shoulder Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the year's second Grand Slam tournament because of her injured right shoulder. ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault Fiat Chrysler said on Wednesday it was withdrawing its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, calling off what would have been a landmark deal to crea...
2019-06-06, 02:00

Former champion Justin Thomas withdraws from PGA Championship with wrist injury Thomas won the 2017 PGA Championship, his first career major, by two strokes ahead of Francesco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen and Patrick Reed.  &...
2019-05-21, 22:48

Silverstone F2: Prema's Gelael withdraws hours before feature race Prema Racing driver Sean Gelael has withdrawn from this weekend's Silverstone Formula 2 round citing 'personal reasons', after being given a grid-dro...
2019-07-13, 19:16

Trump withdraws John Ratcliffe’s bid to be next Director of National Intelligence President Trump announced Friday that Rep. John Ratcliffe will not be the next director of national intelligence. The withdrawal of Ratcliffe’s nomin...
2019-08-03, 04:32

Tiger Woods withdraws from PGA Tour event with side strain Struggling with his game and his ailing body, Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the PGA Tour's Northern Trust event because of a "mild oblique strain th...
2019-08-10, 21:00

Nasdaq withdraws bid for Oslo Bors, handing prize to Euronext Nasdaq withdrew its bid on Monday to takeover Norwegian stock market operator Oslo Bors VPS, leaving pan-European competitor Euronext as the sole bid...
2019-05-27, 10:01

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to ...
2019-07-03, 05:48

De Blasio ‘temporarily’ withdraws TLC chief nominee after ‘awful’ hearing Mayor Bill de Blasio has “temporarily” withdrawn the nomination of Jeff Roth to lead the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission. The ...
2019-07-23, 04:00

Unborn Baby Dies While Venezuelan Mother Waits For Visa To Cross Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the...
2019-07-14, 06:16

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colomb...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into ...
2019-05-21, 17:48

California congressman Eric Swalwell withdraws from 2020 presidential race Swalwell announces departure as billionaire Tom Steyer prepares to make late entry into the crowded Democratic fieldCalifornia congressman Eric Swalw...
2019-07-08, 23:32

China Elected Food and Agriculture Organisation Head, India Withdraws China's Qu Dongyu has been elected the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) - a race from which India withdrew its candida...
2019-06-24, 09:32

Hawaii governor withdraws state of emergency for Mauna Kea as hurricanes approach Hawaii Gov. David Ige withdrew an emergency proclamation for Mauna Kea on Tuesday as two hurricanes approach, saying there are "no immediate plans to...
2019-07-31, 18:32

French Open: Caroline Wozniacki Loses; Petra Kvitova Withdraws In a performance emblematic of a difficult season, Wozniacki fell Monday in the first round to Veronika Kudermetova. Kvitova pulled out because of an...
2019-05-27, 19:48

French Open: Caroline Wozniacki upset, No. 2 Petro Kvitova withdraws Veronika Kudermetova upset Caroline Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova withdrew from her match against Sorana Cirstea on Monday at the French Open in Paris....
2019-05-27, 20:32

Russia withdraws key defense advisers support to Maduro, seen as major setback Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and e...
2019-06-03, 12:01

PSA's shares rise as Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault Shares in Peugeot-carmaker PSA rose on Thursday, as analysts examined the possibility that Fiat Chrysler (FCA) might turn back to PSA after FCA withd...
2019-06-06, 10:48

University of Vermont star withdraws from NBA draft to finish senior year A University of Vermont basketball star who had received several workout invites from NBA teams has officially withdrawn from the draft and will retu...
2019-05-27, 23:32

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from French Open for second successive year due to illness Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the French Open, just days after saying the clay-court tournament 'sucks' in comparison to Wim...
2019-05-24, 18:48

Tiger Woods withdraws from PGA Tour playoff event with oblique strain Tiger Woods withdrew several hours before his scheduled second round tee time at the Northern Trust on Friday due to an oblique strain.   ...
2019-08-09, 18:00

Kyle Lowry withdraws from USA FIBA World Cup team due to thumb injury He had surgery last month to repair a torn tendon that dogged him during the NBA playoffs, and was hopeful of being on the floor as early as Tuesday ...
2019-08-13, 03:32

Serena Williams, Citing Back Pain, Withdraws From Cincinnati Masters Williams, who was forced to retire from the Rogers Cup final on Sunday, decided shortly before her first-round match was to start in Ohio that she co...
2019-08-14, 06:00

Colombia offers nationality rights to Venezuelan children born there: UN hails ‘very important step’ The UN migration agency, IOM, has welcomed Colombia’s decision on Monday to grant nationality status to more than 24,000 Venezuelan babies born insid...
2019-08-06, 19:32

Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy ...
2019-06-18, 20:32

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the sta...
2019-07-05, 17:16

UPDATE 2-SNC-Lavalin withdraws 2019 forecast, plans to sell resources unit Struggling construction and engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Monday withdrew its forecast for 2019, citing significantly lower results as it...
2019-07-22, 19:00

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault, blames French politics Fiat Chrysler said it has abandoned its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, blaming French politics for scuttling what would have been a landmark d...
2019-06-06, 04:01

Robert Vadra Withdraws Plea Seeking Protection From Probe Agency Action Businessman Robert Vadra Thursday withdrew his plea, filed in the Delhi High Court, for direction to the Enforcement Directorate not to take any coer...
2019-07-18, 10:48

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka withdraws mid-match from Western & Southern Open with injury Early in the third set of a quarterfinal match Friday on Center Court, World No. 1 Naomi Osaka injured her left knee and could not continue  &#...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Nike Defends Pulling 'Betsy Ross' Sneaker as Arizona Governor Withdraws Aid Nike Inc. said it was “proud of its American heritage” and was committed to creating jobs in the U.S. after Arizona’s governor said he was withdrawin...
2019-07-02, 23:32

John Daly withdraws from British Open after spider bite, being denied use of cart John Daly detailed an incident on Sunday describing how he suffered a bite from a brown recluse spider in England. He also wasn't allowed cart. ...
2019-07-09, 18:48

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-side...
2019-05-31, 19:00

No country to call home? Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
2019-08-12, 01:00

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights ch...
2019-08-04, 02:48

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday include: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children...
2019-05-21, 16:16

Video shows Russian-made Venezuelan aircraft 'aggressively shadowing' American plane, according to military Screenshot via US Southern Command The US Southern Command announced that a Russian-built Venezuelan aircraft "aggressively" shadowed an American ai...
2019-07-22, 20:48

John Ratcliffe: Trump's intelligence chief pick withdraws amid qualification doubts The Texas congressman is a known Trump ally who questioned former special counsel Robert Mueller during testimony last weekDonald Trump’s pick for na...
2019-08-03, 03:48

UPDATE 1-Zambian court withdraws order blocking disposal of Vedanta unit assets A Zambian court on Friday withdrew an earlier order blocking a provisional liquidator at Vedanta's Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) business from disposing...
2019-06-28, 17:00

UPDATE 2-Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault, blames French politics Fiat Chrysler said on Wednesday it was withdrawing its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, blaming French politics for scuttling what would have be...
2019-06-06, 03:16

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous s...
2019-05-24, 04:16

The Latest: US envoy says war with Iran ‘not necessary’ PARIS (AP) — The Latest on talks between Europe and U.S. officials on Iran (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The U.S. envoy for Iran says the United State...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Regis Prograis withdraws from World Boxing Super Series, leaving Josh Taylor without an opponent Regis Prograis has filed a lawsuit against World Boxing Super Series organisers, Comosa AG, on the basis of a ‘breach of contractual obligations’ The...
2019-08-10, 14:00

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress...
2019-07-06, 22:48

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hag...
2019-07-13, 05:16

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but adm...
2019-07-12, 22:16

Renault's Kangoo Be Bop was a Funky French Envoy XUV If you’re a French florist, you might think you’ve got plenty of choices when it comes to small vans. And you’d largely be right, at least until it c...
2019-08-11, 00:00

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar Sudan's state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country's envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeer...
2019-06-01, 17:16

Trump will ‘no longer deal’ with UK envoy who panned him President Donald Trump is threatening to cut off contact with Britain’s ambassador to the United States after leaked diplomatic cables revealed the e...
2019-07-09, 00:00

| UK offers 'full support' for its US envoy in Trump row British Prime Minister Theresa May's government reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said h...
2019-07-09, 15:00

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on...
2019-05-31, 11:48

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates ...
2019-06-01, 19:32

UK's Top Envoy In US Says Trump Administration "Dysfunctional": Report Britain's ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", accord...
2019-07-07, 04:16

UK led towards no-deal Brexit by untruthful elite, says ex-EU envoy Ivan Rogers offers withering assessment of Tory candidates vying to be prime ministerToday’s political developments - live updatesBritain is being le...
2019-06-18, 15:16

US envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as the best ever The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan says that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in ...
2019-07-06, 22:16

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripo...
2019-05-22, 19:16

"You Don't Deserve To Represent Us'': Pak Envoy To UN Heckled At Event Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi had to leave from an event after a man heckled and accused her of corruption...
2019-08-13, 14:00

"Full Support" For US Envoy Kim Darroch In Trump Row: UK Government British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Monday reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Tr...
2019-07-09, 04:32

China's envoy to London laments 'Cold War mentality' China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kon...
2019-07-07, 13:16

U.S. will sanction any countries that import Iranian oil: special envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the U.S. special envoy for Iran said on F...
2019-06-28, 15:48

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for "wide-based international support" to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the countr...
2019-05-22, 05:00

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal - report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have...
2019-06-29, 21:00

US envoy says Russia still stands with Maduro, contradicting Trump Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow ...
2019-06-06, 23:16

Johnson declines to back UK envoy to Washington over Trump row Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain's prime minister, declined to say whether he would keep the country's ambassador to Washington...
2019-07-09, 22:48

China's envoy to London laments "Cold War mentality" China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kon...
2019-07-07, 15:32

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan...
2019-05-23, 06:16

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator lead...
2019-07-06, 22:32

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delive...
2019-05-21, 23:16

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty's remaining signatories to fulfill...
2019-05-23, 21:48

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military...
2019-08-03, 11:16

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are mee...
2019-06-10, 11:48

India Not Buying Oil From Iran After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington ha...
2019-05-24, 21:32

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for airstrikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in th...
2019-07-03, 17:32

US Will Sanction Any Country That Imports Iranian Oil: Special Envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the US special envoy for Iran said on Frid...
2019-06-28, 22:32

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal: report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have...
2019-06-29, 17:48

Trump assails Theresa May, UK envoy in Twitter rant Donald Trump has lashed out at Theresa May after the leak of diplomatic memos criticizing his presidency. The UK has been scrambling to stem the dama...
2019-07-09, 07:48

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit t...
2019-05-25, 15:48

Shouldn't Let "Minor Speed Bumps" Come In Way Of Relations With US: Envoy Hopeful that India and the United States will find a "mutually satisfactory" solution to their bilateral differences, the Indian Ambassador to the US...
2019-07-12, 21:32

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation “is on the verge of descending into a civil war” that ...
2019-05-21, 18:48

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the Uni...
2019-07-12, 08:48

Future of last nuclear pact between Russia and U.S. uncertain: U.S. envoy The last major nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States is outdated and flawed, the U.S. ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesd...
2019-08-14, 22:32

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un: KCNA North Korea's former top nuclear envoy, Kim Yong Chol, accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to an art performance, state news agency KCNA said on Monday, s...
2019-06-03, 09:32

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy reportedly seen with Kim Jong Un North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol reportedly accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance signali...
2019-06-03, 07:48

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang: envoy China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang region, where ...
2019-06-13, 12:00

US Envoy Congratulates S Jaishankar On Appointment As Foreign Minister The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, has congratulated Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on taking over as India's External Affairs Minister. A former c...
2019-06-02, 15:32

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at sta...
2019-06-20, 00:32

Iran summons Emirates’ top envoy over US drone incident Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing the U.S. to use a base there to lau...
2019-06-22, 15:16

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and P...
2019-05-31, 13:00

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Ye...
2019-07-16, 03:32

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official S...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's move...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s s...
2019-05-28, 15:48

U.K. Envoy's Exit Feeds British Worries of Isolation The resignation this week of Britain’s ambassador to Washington under duress has set off a period of self-examination in the U.K. as the nation strug...
2019-07-11, 23:48

Yemen: UN Envoy ‘guilty’ of optimistic hope that war is ‘nearing the end’ With Yemen once again at a “crucial moment” the UN Special Envoy trying to facilitate peace there told Security Council members on Thursday that desp...
2019-07-18, 19:48

China's new U.N. envoy says Beijing ready to fight U.S. on trade China's new ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, said on Friday that if the United States wanted to fight China on trade, "then we will fight...
2019-08-02, 19:48

U.S. envoy slams Germany after reluctance on Hormuz mission The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkel's government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mis...
2019-08-01, 05:48

U.S. Envoy Swings Sledgehammer in East Jerusalem, and a Metaphor Is Born The ambassador to Israel, David M. Friedman, opened an archaeological site, calling it “undeniable evidence” of Jewish historical claims to Jerusalem...
2019-07-01, 02:32

Trump to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous,...
2019-07-23, 18:48

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would re...
2019-06-15, 00:32

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss wa...
2019-07-16, 22:32

UK Envoy Called Trump Administration "Dysfunctional" In Email: Report In leaked emails, the UK's Ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch labelled American President Donald Trump's administration as "inept, insecure and inc...
2019-07-07, 15:16

Libya’s counterterrorism force condemns U.N. envoy’s 'terrorist' statements The U.N. envoy to Libya and the country's Counter Terrorism Force are at odds after the envoy asserted that there were extremists fighting within the...
2019-08-06, 08:00

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh h...
2019-07-03, 01:16

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill a...
2019-05-23, 02:00

U.S., Taliban peace talks 'most productive session': envoy Khalilzad The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive s...
2019-07-06, 22:32

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar...
2019-07-04, 18:32

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestin...
2019-06-17, 16:00

In Apparent Reference To PoK, China's New Envoy Appeals To India: Report As Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit India later this year for his second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China has sai...
2019-07-20, 15:16

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state,...
2019-06-08, 20:32

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as row deepens Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening row over compensation for Korean forced laborers that ...
2019-07-19, 10:48

Trump "Walked The Talk" In Keeping Pressure On Pak: Indian Envoy To US President Donald Trump has "walked the talk" in maintaining pressure on Pakistan to end terrorism emanating from its soil, India's envoy to the US ha...
2019-07-18, 10:48

U.S. envoy for Iran traveling to Middle East: State Department U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook will travel to the Middle East on Wednesday for meetings in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, O...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed ca...
2019-05-23, 08:01

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradit...
2019-05-24, 02:32

Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Envoy Appears to Differ With Him on Saudis and Climate At her confirmation hearing, Kelly Knight Craft suggested that she would be tougher than President Trump on Saudi Arabia and that climate change is a...
2019-06-19, 23:48

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations ...
2019-07-08, 04:48

China Appoints Veteran Diplomat Sun Weidong As New Envoy To India China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar dur...
2019-06-12, 11:00

Guests At Indian Envoy's Iftar Party "Turned Away" By Pak Officials Guests invited to an Iftar party hosted by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were intimidated and "aggressively" turned away from the venue by ...
2019-06-02, 06:48

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal...
2019-06-13, 13:00

Top China envoy: US ‘fanning flames’ of Hong Kong protests China’s top diplomat is accusing the U.S. and other unidentified Western nations of “fanning the flames” of street protests in Hong Kong targeting Be...
2019-08-02, 06:16

Trump considering North Korea envoy as next ambassador to Russia: source Stephen Biegun, the diplomat who has been leading efforts to revive stalled U.S. denuclearization talks with North Korea, is under consideration to b...
2019-08-13, 03:32

U.S. envoy says Iran sanctions working, warns against nuclear breaches The U.S. policy of maximum economic pressure on Tehran is working but the sanctions do not give Iran the right to breach its nuclear commitments, a s...
2019-06-27, 21:48

Johnson vows to stand up for UK diplomats after Washington envoy's resignation Boris Johnson vowed to stand up for Britain's diplomats around the world and take a robust approach towards U.S. President Donald Trump if he succeed...
2019-07-12, 00:16

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body he...
2019-05-21, 23:32

Israel's UN envoy calls on world to 'declare war' on anti-Semitism The United Nations Wednesday hosted a special session on the fight against anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred at which Israel's U.N. ambassador ...
2019-06-27, 19:16

Trump blasts 'foolish' UK PM May and her 'wacky' envoy over leaked memos U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at "foolish" British Prime Minister Theresa May and her "wacky" Washington ambassador on Tuesday, stepping up ...
2019-07-09, 15:48

UK Police Identify Suspect Behind Leaked Envoy Memos: Report The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States,...
2019-07-14, 14:48

India Has Ended Iranian Oil Imports, Haven't Imported Any: Envoy India has ended all imports of oil from Iran, Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla in Washington said on Thursday, becoming the latest country to grudgi...
2019-05-24, 04:48

Iran summons UAE envoy to complain about U.S. drone launch: Fars Iran's foreign ministry summoned a United Arab Emirates envoy to complain about the UAE allowing a U.S. drone shot down on Thursday to be launched fr...
2019-06-22, 14:00

UK foreign minister Hunt 'outraged' by leak which led to envoy quitting Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday he was outraged that confidential memos by the country's ambassador to the United States wer...
2019-07-10, 14:01

Sudan protesters, Ethiopia envoy discuss talks with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders say they are meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruli...
2019-06-22, 17:00

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursd...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Ties with China beneficial, its envoy tells new El Salvador leader El Salvador's decision to establish ties with China was correct and the two countries have bright prospects, a Chinese envoy told El Salvador's maver...
2019-06-01, 08:32

Shobhaa De Denies Ex-Pak Envoy Claim He Influenced Her Kashmir Article Author Shobhaa De on Monday rubbished claims made by former Pakistan envoy to India Abdul Basit that he influenced her to write an article in 2016 wh...
2019-08-12, 19:32

US says Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy reconnaissance plane, endangered crew "The Maduro regime continues to undermine internationally-recognized laws and demonstrate its contempt for international agreements," the U.S. said. ...
2019-07-22, 07:48

No-deal Brexit could end Japan investment boom, envoy tells UK PM rivals Japan on Thursday cautioned the two candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May that a no-deal Brexit would be so disruptive for many comp...
2019-06-27, 23:00

‘Action and tangible progress’ needed to finally ‘win the peace’ for Syrians: UN envoy It will take “action and tangible progress” between Syrian Government and opposition leaders, not just dialogue, to bring about lasting peace said th...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Pakistan Expels Indian Envoy, Suspends Trade Over Kashmir: Report Pakistan has expelled the Indian envoy in Islamabad and come up with a five-point plan that includes suspension of bilateral trade following the gove...
2019-08-07, 18:00

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

Huntsman, U.S. envoy to Moscow, resigns amid talk of possible Utah political run The U.S. ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, has resigned from his post after two years as Washington's envoy to Moscow, the State Department said on...
2019-08-07, 22:00

Spend more on defense or we move troops to Poland, U.S. envoy tells Germany An envoy of U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's unwillingness to boost defense spending might give the Un...
2019-08-09, 23:32

Probe Underway: French Envoy On Break-In At IAF's Office Handling Rafale French ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Saturday said the investigation into a possible data theft during the break-in into the Rafale projec...
2019-06-30, 04:48

Iran Summons United Arab Emirates’ Top Envoy Over U.S. Drone Incident TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing th...
2019-06-22, 18:48

Trump's Kashmir Mediation Offer "Not On Table Anymore": India's US Envoy US President Donald Trump has made it clear that his offer of mediation on Kashmir is "not on the table anymore", a top Indian diplomat said on Monda...
2019-08-13, 14:00

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child pro...
2019-07-01, 20:48

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful politica...
2019-06-13, 12:48

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had...
2019-06-11, 22:48

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 ...
2019-06-13, 07:00

U.S. envoy for Iran meets Saudi deputy defense minister in Riyadh U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook met Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh on Friday, the minister...
2019-06-21, 08:48

Indian Envoy To Pakistan Ajay Bisaria Returns To New Delhi: Report Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria has returned to India, days after Islamabad expelled him following its decision to downgrade diplom...
2019-08-11, 18:32

US' Decision To End Iran Oil Waivers Hurt India's Bottom Line: Envoy The decision of the United States to stop issuing waivers for the purchase of Iranian oil has hurt India's bottom line and New Delhi hopes that Washi...
2019-08-07, 02:32

North Korea "Executed" Envoy, 4 Others After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Dona...
2019-05-31, 19:32

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations res...
2019-07-24, 06:32

"High-Level" Meeting, Engagements Planned For PM Modi-Xi Jinping: Envoy India and China will have several ministerial-level engagements this year, including a foreign ministers' meeting, to prepare the ground for the seco...
2019-05-27, 20:32

US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as 'most productive' to date Zalmay Khalilzad said progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal as two sides to resume meeting from Tuesday in QatarThe US peace envoy...
2019-07-07, 03:16

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures – report South Korean paper claims Kim Hyok-chol has been killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labourNorth Korea’s special envoy to ...
2019-05-31, 07:00

Imran Khan Wishes To Stay At Pak Envoy's Home During US Visit: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his wish to stay at the ambassador's residence during his visit to the US later this monthin a bid t...
2019-07-08, 12:32

Yemen president slams U.N. envoy's handling of war in letter to secretary-general Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi criticized the U.N.'s special envoy to the country in a sharply-worded letter to the U.N. chief, describing h...
2019-05-25, 00:32

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as dispute escalates Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a worsening dispute over compensation for Korean forced laborers t...
2019-07-19, 19:48

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of Franc...
2019-07-08, 20:16

Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous,...
2019-07-23, 22:32

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying i...
2019-05-23, 23:48

UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos: Sunday Times The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States,...
2019-07-14, 01:16

Germany's India envoy visits 'Nazi-inspired' Hindu group Ambassador Walter J Lindner's visit to the headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has stirred a controversy in India. Experts say the Hindu ...
2019-07-22, 02:48

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

Egypt expresses dismay to UK envoy over British Airways flight suspension Egypt's aviation minister on Sunday expressed his dismay over British Airways' decision to suspend flights to the Egyptian capital to the UK's ambass...
2019-07-21, 18:32

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbi...
2019-06-03, 04:32

Vatican lifts immunity of Paris envoy: French foreign ministry The Vatican has lifted the diplomatic immunity of its envoy in France, the French foreign ministry said on Monday, opening the way for Archbishop Lui...
2019-07-08, 21:32

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis a...
2019-07-24, 06:48

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between lead...
2019-05-31, 09:32

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election...
2019-05-21, 14:31

WRAPUP 1-Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime fo...
2019-07-19, 06:16

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit betwe...
2019-05-31, 04:16

UK Envoy Says Trump Ditched Iran Deal To Spite Barack Obama: Report Britain's ambassador to Washington believed US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iranian nuclear deal because it was associated with his prede...
2019-07-14, 06:16