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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, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighboring country....

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy

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Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far...
2019-06-12, 13:48

Diplomats 'perplexed' Bolsonaro wants to appoint his son ambassador to US Far-right president told reporters he was considering Eduardo Bolsonaro for the position despite lack of diplomatic experienceBrazilian diplomats hav...
2019-07-13, 00:48

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said ...
2019-06-28, 00:48

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecuti...
2019-07-04, 04:32

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

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

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's presiden...
2019-08-23, 05:48

Bolsonaro says criticism over Amazon interferes with Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do ...
2019-08-23, 01:48

Ex-minister: Bolsonaro ‘most detested’ leader as he neglects the Amazon Rubens Ricupero warns the far-right leader is wreaking havoc on Brazil’s environment and its global standingJair Bolsonaro’s neglect of the Amazon ha...
2019-08-25, 19:16

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his go...
2019-08-22, 14:48

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro met with President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with p...
2019-06-12, 00:32

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Ja...
2019-08-06, 04:16

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared to the same month a year ago, the second-consecutive...
2019-07-03, 16:16

The Latest: Trump tells Bolsonaro he’ll visit Brazil OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 4:00 p.m. President Donald Trump has promised Brazil...
2019-06-28, 11:16

'A bad trip': Jair Bolsonaro's first six months leave even the right dismayed Protests, scandals, corruption claims, allegations of mafia links … ‘It’s the worst start to a presidency’ in decades, says pollsterBrazil was just w...
2019-07-03, 17:32

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 20...
2019-06-27, 23:16

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has inv...
2019-07-12, 06:32

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

Brazil alerted companies about U.S. embargo on Iran: Bolsonaro The Brazilian government has been alerting local companies about the extent of sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and the possible conseq...
2019-07-20, 01:32

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make...
2019-06-18, 12:32

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space re...
2019-08-01, 00:01

Judge absolves Bolsonaro attacker because of mental illness A judge in Brazil has absolved the man who stabbed then-presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in his torso last year, citing his mental illness and o...
2019-06-15, 05:48

Brazil's research chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has been criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro, and may ...
2019-08-03, 03:16

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right Presi...
2019-08-03, 19:48

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern....
2019-07-01, 10:16

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event...
2019-05-28, 03:48

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker ...
2019-05-28, 10:48

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big ...
2019-05-27, 11:48

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president ...
2019-05-27, 09:32

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

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

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

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government may cut worker protections to boost job creation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks...
2019-07-21, 23:16

Without evidence, Brazil's Bolsonaro claims NGOs may be burning the Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amaz...
2019-08-21, 16:16

The Amazon is burning. Bolsonaro says his critics are setting the fires, to make him look bad. Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's presiden...
2019-08-23, 01:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the...
2019-05-21, 18:32

'A second Trump': Bolsonaro's offensive rhetoric adds to Brazil's discomfort Supporters say his tendency to speak freely is sincere – but detractors call it a PR disasterHe parleyed his way to Brazil’s presidency with a vote-w...
2019-08-19, 06:48

Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research...
2019-07-22, 22:32

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and pu...
2019-06-23, 20:00

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro government dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this ...
2019-05-24, 16:00

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Br...
2019-07-20, 15:32

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists worki...
2019-07-21, 10:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to dam...
2019-08-21, 19:48

Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said on...
2019-08-22, 21:48

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of peopl...
2019-06-19, 06:16

Global worry over Amazon fires escalates; Bolsonaro defiant Amid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bo...
2019-08-23, 01:16

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right ...
2019-05-26, 23:16

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal a...
2019-05-26, 10:32

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a famil...
2019-05-26, 09:32

Brazil: Bolsonaro fires key moderate who warned of dangers of 'extremism' Government secretary Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz forced outNews comes as scandal swirls around justice minister MoroBrazil’s far-right president J...
2019-06-14, 04:00

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that non-governm...
2019-08-22, 00:48

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after pre...
2019-07-19, 22:48

Brazil's Bolsonaro extols convicted torturer as a 'national hero' Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during the country's 1964-1985 milita...
2019-08-09, 07:32

| Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing...
2019-08-24, 06:48

Bolsonaro: The trafficking of cocaine on G-20-bound Air Force plane 'unacceptable' Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his team had nothing to do with the trafficking of cocaine by a Brazilian Air Force sergeant on a plane bound...
2019-06-28, 02:48

Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil's Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the milita...
2019-08-24, 20:48

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry se...
2019-06-06, 23:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro says to fight Amazon fires, blames weather Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainfore...
2019-08-24, 05:48

Brazil's Bolsonaro snubs French foreign minister for haircut Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro canceled a meeting this week with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian - getting a haircut instead...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' Organizers said some 100,000 people, mostly women, had attended the demonstration in the capital, Brasilia. Protesters slammed populist President Jai...
2019-08-15, 06:00

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Authorizes Troops to Fight Amazon Fires President Jair Bolsonaro, who is very much like the Donald Trump of Brazil, appears to have capitulated to mounting international pressure over the w...
2019-08-24, 23:16

Brazil: four arrested over hacking of Bolsonaro justice minister's phone Sérgio Moro hit by scandal after the Intercept published leaked chats suggesting he had conspired to damage ex-president LulaBrazil’s federal police ...
2019-07-25, 06:16

Public support for Brazil President Bolsonaro eroding: poll More than half of Brazilians say they lack confidence in right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, whose support has steadily eroded since winning a comma...
2019-06-27, 21:48

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

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

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

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

Jair Bolsonaro tries to blame NGOs for surge in Amazon rainforest fires Brazilian president claims green groups behind rise in blazes, but offers no evidence The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environmen...
2019-08-22, 02:48

As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers co...
2019-08-23, 03:48

Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Amazon fires rage on President watches right-wing comic as pre-recorded speech to nation on fighting fires airs While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their ...
2019-08-24, 22:48

President Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil can’t afford to fight Amazon fires Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says his country can’t afford to fight the massive blazes raging across the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonar...
2019-08-23, 02:48

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal' assault on Amazon, sacked scientist warns In interview with the Guardian, Ricardo Galvão says if the far-right leader doesn’t change tack the Amazon will be ruinedIllegal loggers are ramping ...
2019-08-10, 01:00

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of ...
2019-07-03, 23:32

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and tea...
2019-05-31, 07:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last mo...
2019-06-05, 22:48

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite sy...
2019-06-05, 01:00

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive to as the new head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joa...
2019-06-18, 01:00

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive as the head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Le...
2019-06-18, 03:32

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that i...
2019-08-03, 01:48

Brazil's Bolsonaro accuses NGOs of setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to dam...
2019-08-21, 22:48

Brazil space research chief to leave job after Bolsonaro deforestation spat The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is set to leave his job following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro ove...
2019-08-02, 20:16

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro, Eletrobras CEO meet over privatization, shares hit record Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is meeting with the chief executive of state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, known as Eletrobras, on...
2019-08-01, 22:32

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal' assault on rainforest, sacked scientist warns In interview with the Guardian, Ricardo Galvão says if the far-right leader doesn’t change tack the Amazon will be ruinedIllegal loggers are ramping ...
2019-08-09, 10:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he might send the army to fight forest fires in the Amazon (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) Brazil has faced increasing international scrutiny over the record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rain forest. ...
2019-08-23, 22:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro may drop plans to make son US ambassador amid backlash Far-right president faced possible roadblock in senate after report pointed to nepotismBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has signalled he...
2019-08-21, 05:48

Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro sends in army to tackle Amazon fires The Brazilian president has been coming under increasing pressure as European leaders criticize his environmental policies. Wildfires continue to rag...
2019-08-24, 02:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate backs his move to cut ministries Brazil's Senate on Tuesday voted to approve right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's decree to revamp the executive branch, averting a potential crisis ...
2019-05-29, 05:16

Bolsonaro: Macron shows 'colonialist mindset' by urging G7 to act on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro condemned his French counterpart's suggestion for the Group of 7 nations to discuss the Amazon wildfires as "colon...
2019-08-23, 23:48

In Bolsonaro’s burning Brazilian Amazon, all our futures are being consumed | Eliane Brum The rainforest might seem a remote place, but it is the heart of the planet – and it is under attack as never beforeThe Amazon is the centre of the w...
2019-08-24, 02:16

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

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens...
2019-06-13, 06:32

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude ...
2019-07-11, 18:48

Amazon deforestation: Bolsonaro government accused of seeking to sow doubt over data Ministers look at setting up alternative monitoring scheme as existing system shows alarming rise in clearance ratesThe Amazon forest is being burned...
2019-08-01, 10:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government lacks the resources to fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the government lacks the resources to fight wildfires in the Amazon rainforest after satelli...
2019-08-22, 16:48

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The termination of one of the nation’s most respected scientists has alarmed researchers, many of whom say they see his dismissal as an effort by the...
2019-08-07, 18:32

Jair Bolsonaro accuses NGOs of setting fire to Amazon rainforest Brazilian president blames environmental groups after he is criticised for rise in blazesThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environ...
2019-08-21, 19:48

Brazil's Bolsonaro restricts drugs policy council, legalizes agritoxins It was a busy day for the president, who stripped the drug policy council of independent members and legalized dozens of agritoxins. Jair Bolsonaro w...
2019-07-23, 08:48

Trump speaks with Brazil's Bolsonaro, offers aid with Amazon rainforest fires U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday and offered help, if needed, in dealing with the Amazon r...
2019-08-24, 05:48

Jair Bolsonaro claims NGOs behind Amazon forest fire surge – but provides no evidence Brazilian president claims green groups behind blazes, which have increased 84% over same period last yearThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, ha...
2019-08-22, 16:48

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice ministe...
2019-06-11, 23:16

Brazil: calls grow for Bolsonaro ally to quit after 'devastating' report on leaks In new disclosures, conservative magazine Veja says Sergio Moro, who led Operation Car Wash, guilty of serious ‘irregularities’Brazil’s justice minis...
2019-07-06, 05:32

| March against Bolsonaro | Epstein death: WATCH the top world news videos for today Brazil tribal women protest Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' | Epstein death shifts focus to conspirators, will; here are the top world news videos f...
2019-08-14, 12:32

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb defo...
2019-08-20, 01:16

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

Jair Bolsonaro claims without evidence that NGOs are setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazilian president claims green groups behind rise in blazes, but offers nothing to support his assertionThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, ha...
2019-08-22, 05:16

Bolsonaro rejects 'Captain Chainsaw' label as data shows deforestation 'exploded' Data says 2,254 sq km cleared in July as president says Macron and Merkel ‘haven’t realized Brazil’s under new management’Deforestation in the Brazil...
2019-08-07, 17:32

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agri...
2019-06-20, 02:16

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is bei...
2019-06-13, 01:16

President Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to combat Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday that his government does not have the resources to combat a record number of fires in the Amazon rai...
2019-08-23, 06:48

UPDATE 1-Brazil government to announce economic stimulus package this week -Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that his administration will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging ...
2019-07-18, 00:48

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may send troops to battle Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday that he may use his country’s military to battle the record number of wildfires burning out of c...
2019-08-24, 00:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro says army may help fight Amazon fires as global condemnation mounts Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army could be sent to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international...
2019-08-23, 15:16

Jair Bolsonaro claims 'profound love' for Amazon rainforest as criticism intensifies President uses TV speech to criticise ‘disinformation’ about fire crisis, saying it cannot be used as pretext for sanctions Brazil’s far-right presid...
2019-08-24, 10:48

Brazilian President Bolsonaro orders deployment of troops to combat Amazon wildfires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the deployment of troops to fight the intense wildfires that have engulfed a portion of the Amazon rainfor...
2019-08-25, 00:16

Bolsonaro doubts tribal leader's 'murder', repeats call to mine the Amazon The international community is speaking out against the killing of an indigenous tribal leader in Brazil's Amazon, even as the country's president sa...
2019-07-31, 21:48

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection  This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Liby...
2019-08-21, 00:48

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Liby...
2019-08-21, 20:48

| 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

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

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

UN envoy challenges Malaysia’s claim to near zero poverty A U.N. special rapporteur has challenged Malaysia’s claim to have nearly ended poverty, saying an estimated one in six people in the Southeast Asian ...
2019-08-24, 07:48

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

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

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

| 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

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

"A Man Who Many In Britain Treasured": UK Envoy On Arun Jaitley British High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquith on Sunday paid tribute to former Union Minister Arun Jaitley at his south Delhi home and recal...
2019-08-25, 14:48

"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

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

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

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

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

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

Bolsonaro minister who jailed Lula takes leave after leaks cast doubt on impartiality Sérgio Moro became a national hero for his role as a judge in the sweeping graft scandal Operation Car WashBrazil’s justice minister, Sérgio Moro, ha...
2019-07-08, 23:32

Brazilian airman on Bolsonaro's trip to G20 summit caught with 86 pounds of cocaine aboard plane A member of Brazil’s Air Force who was set to join President Jair Bolsonaro on his trip to Japan for this week’s G20 summit was arrested Tuesday afte...
2019-06-27, 19:16

Amid global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro looks to send army to fight Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as internation...
2019-08-23, 18:16

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink t...
2019-06-18, 20:32

Facing global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro may send army to curb Amazon fires Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires s...
2019-08-23, 22:48

Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his gov...
2019-08-22, 05:16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem 'violations' The move follows last week's clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at one of the holiest sites for Muslims and Jews. A Jordanian-controlled...
2019-08-19, 02:48

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Islamic State could re-emerge in Syria, Chinese envoy warns China's envoy said on Tuesday that there was a danger of Islamic State forces reviving in Syria and called for progress in the political process bet...
2019-08-20, 12:16

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 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

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

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

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

Qatari envoy says Israel, Hamas committed to truce despite violence Israel and the Islamist group Hamas have no desire to go to war despite an uptick in violence, the Qatari envoy who helped mediate a truce between th...
2019-08-24, 23:48

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

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

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

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describ...
2019-08-21, 04:16

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

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

Major League Baseball banning players from Venezuelan Winter League during offseason The Venezuelan Winter League is a place where some major leaguers and minor leaguers play in the offseason. That will not be an option this upcoming ...
2019-08-23, 05:16

Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro looks to send in army to battle Amazon fires amid international outcry Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry....
2019-08-23, 22:48

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

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

‘No time to lose’ UN envoy tells Security Council, ‘Yemen cannot wait’ One month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing “a crucial moment” in the course of its long and b...
2019-08-20, 19:48

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

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

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

U.S. envoy offers farm visas to boost asylum deal with Guatemala In a bid to strengthen an asylum deal forged between Guatemala's outgoing president and the United States, a U.S. official offered on Monday to tripl...
2019-08-20, 06:16

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

"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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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