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Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy'

Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals a home and ...

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy'

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Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and ha...
2019-07-15, 02:00

Israeli minister condemned for saying gay conversion therapy 'works' An Israeli government minister has been widely condemned for saying gay conversion therapy works, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu calling his ...
2019-07-14, 23:00

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion ther...
2019-07-14, 16:16

Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support New education minister Rafi Peretz has expressed his support for the therapy that tries to turn gay people straight. Often involving aversion techniq...
2019-07-15, 00:32

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education min...
2019-07-15, 19:32

Germany: Gay conversion 'therapy' ban presented "Homosexuality is not a disease and does not require treatment," said Health Minister Jens Spahn. In Germany, there are an estimated 1,000 attempts a...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Maine governor OKs ban on gay conversion therapy for minors AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Janet Mills has signed a bill banning gay conversion therapy for minors. With Mills’ action Wednesday, Maine j...
2019-05-29, 19:48

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gen...
2019-06-02, 02:00

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two mu...
2019-06-22, 07:32

Jared Polis signs gay conversion therapy ban in Colorado Colorado became the 18th state to ban gay conversion therapy Friday when Gov. Jared Polis signed the law on the steps of the state Capitol in Denver....
2019-06-02, 02:16

Andrew Scheer will ‘wait and see’ before taking stance on Liberal plan for conversion therapy ban​ ​ 'We're opposed to any type of practice that would forcibly attempt to change someone's sexual orientation against their will,' Andrew Scheer told Glo...
2019-07-11, 14:48

State news reports Iran’s education minister has resigned TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that Iran’s minister of education has resigned to run for a seat in parliament ...
2019-06-06, 20:16

Israeli minister accuses UK's Corbyn of Jew-hatred An Israeli official close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn of Jew-hatred on Tuesday, remarks li...
2019-07-16, 19:32

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be...
2019-07-10, 05:48

Costa Rica education minister resigns under Evangelical fire for LGBTQ policy Costa Rica's education minister Edgar Mora resigned on Monday following protests against policies including his support for gender-neutral bathrooms,...
2019-07-02, 03:48

Israeli TV show says Black Cube spied on Cabinet minister An Israeli investigative TV show is reporting that one of the country's richest men hired Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to spy on a Cabinet mi...
2019-06-06, 22:32

Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Fined More Than $15,000 in Corruption Case (JERUSALEM) — A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to...
2019-06-16, 18:16

Russia behind GPS failures over Ben Gurion airport, Israeli officials believe: Israeli radio Israeli officials believe Russia is responsible for disturbances to the Global Positioning System (GPS) signal covering the airspace at Israel's Ben ...
2019-06-27, 20:48

NBA round-up: Favors, Jazz rout Rockets "Derrick Favors recorded a double-double off the bench, and Joe Ingles helped\r\nshoulder the early load on offense as the Utah Jazz continued their ...
2019-05-21, 16:32

EU legal advice favors Vivendi in feud with Mediaset An Italian law that forced French media group Vivendi to forfeit most of its voting rights in Italian broadcaster Mediaset may not comply with Euro...
2019-07-13, 07:48

Thursday's Tour stage favors Bernal, says Thomas Defending champion Geraint Thomas hinted he might lose more time to Ineos co-team leader Egan Bernal when the Tour de France's sixth stage ends at th...
2019-07-10, 23:00

Supreme Court favors Democrats in Viriginia gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision dismissed a Virginia House Republican challenge to the redrawing of House of Delegates maps in a gerrymander...
2019-06-17, 19:48

Telecom Italia chief favors network control in any Open Fiber tie-up Telecom Italia (TIM) should seek a way to keep control of its fixed-line network if it is merged with smaller infrastructure provider Open Fiber, the...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Boost in Factory Jobs Under Trump Favors Sunny Frontiers Over Ailing Hubs The West and oil-rich areas have seen stronger gains than the industrial Midwest, which was hit hard by outsourcing and automation, a new analysis sh...
2019-06-14, 01:48

Malvertising campaign infects popular YouTube to MP3 conversion site Cybercriminals have compromised the servers used to show ads on a popular YouTube to MP3 conversion website in an effort to to help spread the GreenF...
2019-06-28, 06:00

State Dept. says yes to $387M sale of MK 54 torpedo conversion kits to Canada The State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale to Canada of 425 MK 54 lightweight torpedo conversion kits, with support, for an e...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Don't do your boss any favors buying gift cards — it's likely a scam A new "Can you do me a favor?" scam has fraudsters impersonating your boss, minister, and others to trick you into buying them gift cards.  ...
2019-07-02, 18:32

This late 1960s Bedford Beagle wagon was built by British vehicle conversion company Dormobile (the This late 1960s Bedford Beagle wagon was built by British vehicle conversion company Dormobile (the coachbuilding arm of Martin Walter Ltd of Folkest...
2019-05-22, 18:16

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the po...
2019-06-01, 12:16

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister...
2019-05-21, 21:00

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime mini...
2019-05-26, 13:48

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serio...
2019-06-01, 04:32

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his...
2019-07-13, 06:00

UK health minister Hancock pulls out of contest to be next prime minister Health minister Matt Hancock pulled out of the contest to be the next British prime minister on Friday, leaving six candidates remaining in the fight...
2019-06-14, 12:32

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze fact...
2019-06-30, 20:16

EMDR therapy: Everything you need to know Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, is a type of therapy that doctors sometimes recommend for people with post-traumatic stress d...
2019-07-12, 00:16

NIH to focus on HIV treatment to replace ART therapy Health experts have prioritized research to develop a therapy that can replace ART and still achieve HIV remission, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the...
2019-06-07, 22:16

Nordic Cuddle therapy – would you pay £65 to hug a stranger? Platonic touch can reduce anxiety and boost empathy and wellbeing, but this feels odd. Lovely and relaxing – but oddCuddles are like cups of tea, are...
2019-06-11, 19:16

What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer Proton therapy is a type of radiation that can treat cancers, including breast cancer. This article discusses its uses, effectiveness, and procedure....
2019-07-16, 17:48

Low-amp electroconvulsive therapy may relieve suicidal thoughts A new, small trial finds that low-amp electroconvulsive therapy is highly effective in reducing suicidal ideation while having no cognitive side effe...
2019-06-03, 23:16

Stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis Stem cell therapy may help reduce inflammation and build up healthy cells in the body. Scientists are now investigating whether it may benefit autoim...
2019-06-27, 23:48

New Gene Therapy Priced at $1.8 Million in Europe The maker of a gene therapy for a rare blood disorder said it would sell the new treatment for €1.6 million ($1.8 million) in Europe, a sticker price...
2019-06-15, 00:16

For Anderson family, an early bet on SMA gene therapy When Malachi Anderson was diagnosed with a rare and often deadly disease called spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) as an infant nearly four years ago, his...
2019-05-25, 05:00

A complete guide to home nebulizer therapy Home nebulizers are an effective way to deliver medicine into the airways. Learn more about home nebulizer therapy here, including how to use the equ...
2019-06-29, 11:32

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This approach, termed CAR-T...
2019-07-11, 22:32

Hormone therapy may improve some symptoms of autism Two studies suggest that suppressing or boosting the hormone vasopressin may help communication skills and social interactions in autistic children a...
2019-05-21, 14:31

A$AP Ferg on Staying Focused and How Jay-Z Inspired Him to Try Therapy On a new episode of GQ's Airplane Mode podcast, The A$AP Mob rapper gets candid about his mental health, his dad's business advice, and the death of ...
2019-07-15, 23:48

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive de...
2019-06-12, 20:16

Parkinson's: New gene therapy shows promise for prevention Researchers from Japan have tested a new gene therapy against Parkinson's disease using mouse models. Their results suggest that the approach is effe...
2019-06-07, 15:32

Anxiety, revolution, kidnapping: therapy secrets from across the world As part of the Guardian’s new mental health series, psychiatrists and psychologists from around the globe talk about the view from the couchIllustrat...
2019-06-04, 16:32

Valentino Rossi went to "forbidden" motocross track for "therapy" Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi says his recent visit to the "forbidden" Cavallara motocross venue was a way of keeping focus after the "shock" o...
2019-06-13, 22:16

Insomnia: 'Long-distance' CBT as effective as in-person therapy Telemedicine-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy is as effective as in-person therapy for people trying to manage chronic insomnia, new research s...
2019-06-12, 20:16

Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more (Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep mo...
2019-07-04, 18:32

Nigel Farage defends Ann Widdecombe over gay therapy comments Brexit party leader criticises ‘hounding’ of MEP by media and politiciansNigel Farage has defended the Brexit party MEP Ann Widdecombe, after she sug...
2019-06-04, 16:32

Wickens driving again is "best therapy" after IndyCar pace laps Robert Wickens says driving again is "the best therapy" after leading parade laps at the Toronto IndyCar race in a specially adapted road car with ha...
2019-07-16, 18:48

This solstice, try Stonehenge as therapy | Maggie Aderin-Pocock The prehistoric peoples who built this amazing monument could teach us a lesson about connecting with the universeWhen was the last time you stepped ...
2019-06-21, 08:48

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal musc...
2019-05-25, 06:00

Chasing My Shadow as a Cancer Patient in Talk Therapy A psychiatrist who learned he had cancer considers whether his own sessions in therapy will die with him. Will the work being done in those sessions ...
2019-07-11, 11:48

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting...
2019-05-25, 00:32

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control w...
2019-06-29, 01:48

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines li...
2019-05-28, 15:00

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access ...
2019-05-28, 11:48

Army Education Aid Now For Fort Campbell, Others In Kentucky FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — An education assistance program has been expanded to include soldiers at Fort Campbell as well as Army Reserve and National...
2019-06-12, 13:00

FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education  Millions of children around the world are being denied a “safe place to learn”, due to ongoing conflicts according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF....
2019-06-27, 23:00

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican ...
2019-06-13, 14:32

Why Jessica Alba Decided to Go to Therapy With 10-Year-Old Daughter Honor Jessica Alba wants to talk it out. The L.A.'s Finest star and Honest Company mogul is improving her parenting in a way that veers from her own upbr...
2019-06-03, 18:48

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in t...
2019-06-14, 12:32

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-hous...
2019-06-03, 08:32

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 mln to $5 mln range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 ...
2019-05-23, 00:00

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell t...
2019-07-10, 01:48

Want to stop climate change? Jared Diamond says nations need therapy In his new book Upheaval, polymath Jared Diamond says nations need a special kind of therapy to solve big problems like climate change, Brexit and nu...
2019-06-08, 16:16

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning condition...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 million euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditio...
2019-06-14, 14:32

Vertex Pharmaceuticals expands into Duchenne gene therapy with new deals Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190606:nBw4wRKsa on Thursd...
2019-06-07, 05:48

Mice Regain Their Sense of Smell After New Stem Cell Therapy Smells, like the tangy scent of the ocean or the acrid odor of smoke, are powerful cues that shape our memories and warn us of imminent threats. But ...
2019-05-30, 17:16

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, re...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a ra...
2019-05-25, 06:32

Channing Tatum Thinks Astrology App May Have Eavesdropped on Therapy Session You're not the only one who suspects your phone spying on you. Channing Tatum took to Instagram on Friday to air his grievances with the astrology a...
2019-07-14, 00:32

Lewis B. Cullman, Patron of the Arts and Education, Dies at 100 Resisting his father’s pleas to join the family tobacco business, Mr. Cullman made a fortune on his own, and, with his wife, proceeded to give it awa...
2019-06-08, 00:16

Here is how Americans spend their money based on their level of education This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.   ...
2019-06-13, 16:48

World leaders have 'a lot to answer for' over damning figures on education Former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark condemns complacency as Unesco data shows one in six children won’t be in school by 2030World leader...
2019-07-09, 17:48

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Hele...
2019-07-10, 00:16

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read...
2019-07-10, 22:48

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically co...
2019-07-10, 19:48

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education -...
2019-07-10, 17:32

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education"...
2019-07-13, 13:48

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how i...
2019-07-16, 03:00

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you thin...
2019-07-03, 02:16

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. ...
2019-05-31, 20:00

Education nonprofit moves into historical Cunard Building This is just what the city doctor ordered: More space for training teachers. The Relay Graduate School of Education is opening downtown this week in ...
2019-06-28, 00:32

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new ed...
2019-06-05, 19:32

NYC spends double the national average on education, has little to show for it New figures released Tuesday show that New York City spends more than twice the national average to educate its public-school students — but recent t...
2019-05-22, 14:48

US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East event CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a conference on the Middle East held at the University of North Carolina a...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impu...
2019-06-13, 22:00

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new res...
2019-06-04, 20:00

Study: Deadly skin cancer growth slowed by three-drug therapy A combination of inhibitor drugs that block a form of melanoma known as BRAF V600E may help extend the lives of people with the disease, according to...
2019-06-06, 21:32

Risk of dementia rises with prostate cancer hormone-blocking therapy Prostate cancer patients who received hormone-lowering therapy were at higher risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease later on than men w...
2019-07-04, 01:16

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture...
2019-06-05, 06:48

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene thera...
2019-06-14, 23:00

UPDATE 1-BioMarin's hemophilia gene therapy data shows promise BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc on Tuesday said data from an early study of its gene therapy for hemophilia A appeared to show stability in the level of ...
2019-05-28, 14:48

Counselors on call to give ‘Game of Thrones’ fans grief therapy For many “Game of Throne” super fans, last night’s series finale felt more like losing a loved one than the end of a television sho...
2019-05-21, 14:38

BioMarin says data shows hemophilia gene therapy effects could wane BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday early trial data for its gene therapy for hemophilia A suggested the one-time infusion's effect on some p...
2019-05-29, 01:16

UPDATE 2-BioMarin's hemophilia gene therapy data shows promise BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday data from an early study of its gene therapy for hemophilia A appeared to show blood clotting protein lev...
2019-05-28, 17:00

Priyanka Chopra promotes refugee education on Ethiopia visit ASSOSA, Ethiopia (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children. Chopra is a goodwill ambassador f...
2019-05-21, 18:48

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the im...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community h...
2019-06-11, 02:00

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing i...
2019-06-14, 13:48

"Don't Incite Us": Raj Thackeray's Party On Centre's Draft Education Plan Joining ranks with the recent protests over the three language formula proposed in the draft National Education Policy 2019, Maharashtra Navnirman Se...
2019-06-03, 08:16

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm....
2019-07-16, 16:48

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the worl...
2019-07-11, 01:48

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its p...
2019-06-15, 01:32

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send o...
2019-07-10, 21:48

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom f...
2019-06-10, 07:00

West Virginia governor signs sweeping education bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed an education bill that was passed this week and will allow the state’s first...
2019-06-29, 02:48

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various cour...
2019-06-04, 16:16

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed a...
2019-05-29, 02:16

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many ...
2019-05-28, 08:48

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates a...
2019-06-04, 19:16

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call S...
2019-05-28, 07:48

Trump tweets support for WV governor amid education debate CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice as state lawmakers wrangle over education poli...
2019-06-17, 23:48

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attrac...
2019-05-30, 13:32

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of d...
2019-05-25, 12:48

Carlos Reygadas wastes Our Time with a very long therapy session masquerading as a drama Twelve years ago, the Mexican filmmaker Carlos Reygadas fashioned a towering masterpiece from a simple tale of marital infidelity. Silent Light’s emo...
2019-06-12, 21:16

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality,...
2019-05-24, 22:16

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of d...
2019-05-25, 05:00

Sarepta surges after Pfizer gene therapy data raises safety concerns Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc surged 15% on Friday after some safety concerns were raised in a small, early-stage study of a competing gene the...
2019-06-29, 01:48

U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic ca...
2019-05-24, 20:16

UPDATE 3-U.S. approves $2 mln Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading ge...
2019-05-24, 20:48

How ancient Chinese therapy helped Londoner Eden Silva compete at Wimbledon A Londoner playing in Wimbledon for the first time revealed how she is relying on ancient Chinese medicine after suffering a potentially career-endin...
2019-07-02, 19:32

CORRECTED-U.S. approves Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder NEW YORK/ZURICH, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading ge...
2019-05-24, 20:16

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport...
2019-06-19, 09:00

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

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to...
2019-05-28, 11:32

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue ...
2019-07-06, 01:48

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require t...
2019-06-01, 03:32

Migrant kids could lose education classes, sports, legal aid at shelters TUCSON — The Trump administration cites funding constraints as the reason its directed the Office of Refugee Resettlement to start cutting Engl...
2019-06-09, 18:32

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for...
2019-05-29, 03:16

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregat...
2019-05-22, 00:48

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal e...
2019-05-28, 23:32

Trump admin axing education, recreation programs for migrant children The influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked...
2019-06-06, 00:01

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding...
2019-07-16, 02:00

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama adm...
2019-07-11, 00:16

Serena Williams moved past U.S. Open controversy after therapy and an apology to Naomi Osaka Williams, 37, wrote in a first-person essay in Harper's Bazaar that she reached out to Naomi Osaka, who won the U.S. Open final after Williams was pe...
2019-07-10, 00:48

Israeli nationalists celebrate Jerusalem Day Clashes broke out as Muslim worshippers observed the last days of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Sunday marks the anniversary of Israel taking ea...
2019-06-03, 10:16

India’s Byju’s education platform raises $150 million round for global expansion Indian ed-tech firm Byju’s has raised $150 million in funding in a round led by the Qatar Investment Authority. Byju’s recently acquired ...
2019-07-11, 11:32

Centre's Assurance Amid Anti-Hindi Protests Over Draft Education Plan Amid protests over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, the NDA-ruled government at the centre clarified on Sunday that Hindi wil...
2019-06-03, 08:16

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as a 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health p...
2019-05-29, 09:48

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Educati...
2019-07-11, 20:32

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kid...
2019-06-02, 06:48

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an edu...
2019-06-04, 06:48

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his polici...
2019-06-13, 14:48

An outstanding Jane The Virgin tackles guilt, education, and living with a Martian tail “Chapter Ninety-Four” is an episode full of major developments that drive character arcs forward, but before we get to any of them, I have to shout o...
2019-06-20, 08:48

New Zealand teachers hold country's largest education strike day before 'wellbeing' budget Tens of thousands of New Zealand teachers walked off the job on Wednesday, a day before the government announced its 'wellbeing' budget, calling for ...
2019-05-29, 02:48

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to p...
2019-05-21, 18:32

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading ge...
2019-05-24, 20:16

Pfizer gene therapy for rare muscle disease shows promise in small, early study Pfizer Inc on Friday presented promising results from a tiny early study of its experimental gene therapy for a rare muscle disease, but two of the s...
2019-06-28, 17:00

Israeli PM: Palestinians are determined to continue conflict JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says the Palestinians are “determined to continue the conflict at any price.” Speaking at ...
2019-06-30, 11:48

Netanyahu vows to win Israeli snap election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that his conservative Likud party would win a snap Israeli election called after he missed a deadl...
2019-05-30, 00:16

Palestinian man killed in clash with Israeli police JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say a 20-year-old Palestinian man has been killed in a clash with Israeli police in east Jerusalem. Isr...
2019-06-27, 23:16

Outgunned By Pak F-16s, IAF Plans To Re-Arm Sukhois With Israeli Missiles In two years from now, the Indian Air Force's frontline Sukhoi-30 fighters may be re-armed with Israeli Derby air-to-air missiles after the jet's Rus...
2019-05-28, 12:48

Palestinians: 15 injured in clashes with Israeli police JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials say 15 residents have been injured in overnight clashes with Israeli police in east Jerusalem. It was the thir...
2019-06-30, 18:00

Israeli airspace sees unexplained GPS interference JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities say navigation systems in its airspace have experienced significant disruption in recent weeks, creating confusi...
2019-06-27, 21:00

The injustice driving Ethiopian Israeli protests An off-duty police officer was in a playground with his family when he saw two men fighting, according to police accounts, which have been challenged...
2019-07-04, 12:32

| Zwelivelile Mandela slams 'Israeli apartheid' The grandson of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela has delivered a damning condemnation of "Israeli apartheid", in a high-profile expression of solid...
2019-07-07, 16:01

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and c...
2019-06-03, 22:48

That's not Stuttgart! Germany's AfD red-faced over Israeli brawl mix-up A German far-right party was accused on Thursday of attempting to fan racial hatred by using a video of a brawl it suggested involved migrants at a w...
2019-07-04, 18:32

Trump: ‘Not happy’ about ‘messed up’ Israeli politics WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Israel has got to “get their act together” after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unab...
2019-06-03, 05:32

Teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders barred from returning to the school to finish his education A teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders will not be allowed to return to the school where he filmed ...
2019-07-03, 09:16

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organizat...
2019-06-13, 08:16

Tastemaker: Through the Iconoclast Dinner Experience, Lezli Levene Harvell Gives the Gift of a Spelman Education The Iconoclast Dinner Experience, Dr. Lezli Levene Harvell’s annual series of highly curated culinary events, is becoming well-known for championing ...
2019-05-29, 18:48

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum h...
2019-07-06, 02:32

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year...
2019-05-21, 14:31

With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school. In an effort to address t...
2019-07-13, 23:16

Education Department to probe UNC-Duke conference on Gaza after allegations of anti-Semitism emerge The Department of Education will investigate the potential bias of a taxpayer-funded college conference which the University of North Carolina-Chapel...
2019-06-18, 13:16

Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Ms. Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergar...
2019-05-22, 19:16

Ethiopian Israeli mothers protest police violence Dozens of mothers are marching through Tel Aviv in a show of rising anger over a police officer’s fatal shooting of an Ethiopian Israeli teenager, wh...
2019-07-08, 20:32

New Israeli government or election: Netanyahu faces deadline JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s raucous political world is on edge, counting down to a midnight deadline to see whether a new government will be form...
2019-05-29, 11:48

Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and...
2019-06-16, 21:16

Israeli leader uncharacteristically quiet over Gulf crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister ...
2019-05-29, 08:48

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary i...
2019-06-14, 15:32

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 Syria's state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country's south, saying they have killed three soldiers and...
2019-06-02, 05:48

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern I...
2019-06-14, 11:48

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. ...
2019-05-30, 01:16

Israeli PM Thanks PM Modi for India's Vote Against Palestinian Group Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewis...
2019-06-13, 15:16

Israeli PM calls US economic peace plan ‘brilliant’ JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the $50 billion U.S. economic investment plan for the Palestinians, which has been ca...
2019-06-27, 23:16

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament on Tuesday to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution...
2019-05-21, 19:16

Israeli politician says he’ll cut financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein An Israeli politician attempting to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and under fire for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein — says his lawyers are ...
2019-07-15, 21:16

Israeli PM’s wife sentenced for misusing state funds JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem ...
2019-06-16, 12:00

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's k...
2019-07-04, 01:00

Israeli Labor party leader says he won’t seek re-election JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of Israel’s venerable Labor party says he won’t seek re-election as party chairman. Avi Gabbay announced on T...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Palestinians: Israeli forces hit rally against police abuse JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians claim Israeli forces attacked them after a peaceful rally against police brutality in east Jerusalem. An eyewitness, 49...
2019-06-28, 15:32

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

Israeli leader compares Jewish intermarriage in US to a ‘second Holocaust’ Israel’s minister of education said in a cabinet meeting this month that the rate of marriage between US Jews and non-Jews is like a “sec...
2019-07-10, 02:32

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in...
2019-05-27, 09:32

IAF's French Mirages Fly With Russian Missile, Thanks To Israeli 'Jugaad' In Air Force circles, its been referred to as the ultimate 'jugaad' or innovative fix - mating a Russian air-to-air missile to an Israeli helmet moun...
2019-07-10, 13:48

Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite gets $110 mln IGP investment Israel's Cellebrite, whose software can unlock and extract data from mobile devices and is used by law enforcement and government agencies as well as...
2019-06-17, 18:48

Trump has downtown roundabout named after him in Israeli city An Israeli city has named a traffic circle after President Donald Trump, just weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government renamed a Go...
2019-07-09, 17:48

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the ...
2019-06-03, 10:16

Israeli DJ shot dead in club in central Mexico Unidentified gunmen shot dead Israeli electronic music DJ Ronen Dahan, also known as Perplex, during an attack at a dance club in the central Mexican...
2019-06-30, 02:32

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says Israeli warplanes have attacked an area near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and woundin...
2019-07-01, 07:00

Cuomo: Israeli robocar tech could work in NYC subways Governor Andrew Cuomo is taking the wheel at the MTA — by testing out cars that don’t use them. The governor on Friday toured the Jerusal...
2019-06-28, 23:48

US not inviting Israeli officials to economic workshop in Bahrain The White House is hosting a workshop in Bahrain next week to launch the economic components of the administration’s Middle East peace plan but...
2019-06-17, 23:16

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment BERLIN (AP) — Israel’s president says he’s shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullc...
2019-05-26, 13:16

Israeli navy boards ship from Turkey that was set on fire JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says naval forces boarded a cargo ship off the coast that had been set on fire. The military says it was alerte...
2019-06-09, 15:48

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pu...
2019-05-29, 14:48

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Edu...
2019-05-21, 14:31

The Latest: Israeli parliament vote triggers early election JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel’s political crisis (all times local): 12:10 a.m. Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, ...
2019-05-30, 03:48

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in...
2019-05-27, 08:16

German theater brings David Grossman novel to Israeli stage How can a Frankfurt theater bring a deeply Israeli experience of war, trauma and violent loss to the stage in Tel Aviv? A German-language production ...
2019-07-02, 19:32

Israeli Holocaust museum lectures AOC after ‘concentration camp’ remarks WASHINGTON — The Yad Vashem museum in Israel suggested that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed a history lesson after the freshman Democrat said mi...
2019-06-19, 23:32

Touring the Israeli Occupation: Young U.S. Jews Get an Unflinching View Birthright Israel, which takes young Jews to Israel, has been criticized for ignoring the Palestinians. A Times reporter joins an alternative tour se...
2019-07-10, 11:16

'Trump Heights': Israeli settlement in Golan named after US president ‘It will mean something for him, that there is a place in the world, far away from the States, with his name,’ says resident in communityIt is a worl...
2019-06-17, 11:16

Israeli police arrest 17 at annual Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Thousands of advocates showed up Thursday to Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade, an event that might have been marred by a knife attack if it wasn't for at...
2019-06-06, 20:48

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

Beijing mega-airport to use Israeli runway protection system Israel's Xsight Systems said on Wednesday that its hazard detection technology will be installed on runways of a new mega-airport in China scheduled ...
2019-06-19, 15:00

WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware Enlarge (credit: Santeri Viinamäki) Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spy...
2019-05-21, 17:16

Israeli and Palestinian forces exchange fire in West Bank JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian forces have engaged in a rare shootout in the West Bank. Palestinian officials say one officer was lightly w...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in Europe Israel's National Library has digitized a rare collection of communal ledgers from long-lost Jewish communities of Europe, offering the public a chan...
2019-06-18, 21:01

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on F...
2019-05-31, 18:16

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Pa...
2019-06-14, 17:32

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring anothe...
2019-05-27, 21:32

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Pa...
2019-06-14, 04:48

UPDATE 1-Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and...
2019-06-16, 19:32

| WATCH: Israeli scientists ferment beer using ancient yeast Scientists have brought ancient beer recipes back to life using the remnants of yeast found inside antique Egyptian vessels discovered in the Holy La...
2019-05-23, 18:32

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from...
2019-05-22, 16:48

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch efforts to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his p...
2019-05-29, 13:48

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a mili...
2019-06-02, 09:48

Israeli tycoon 'hired intelligence firm to influence tax policy' Idan Ofer allegedly hired Black Cube in 2014 but firm denies meeting and is suing TV showAn Israeli investigative TV show has claimed that one of the...
2019-06-07, 15:32

Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife fined for misusing public money Sara Netanyahu was accused of overspending state funds on catered meals at the premier's official residence although it employed a full-time chef. A ...
2019-06-16, 19:16

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he...
2019-06-02, 14:48

Prospect of new Israeli vote looms as Netanyahu struggles with coalition  The prime minister’s former defense chief has been holding out, demanding concessions. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers have begun a filibuster to blo...
2019-05-29, 19:48

Palestinian protests turn violent after Israeli police kill a man Nearly 100 people were injured and 20 others arrested in East Jerusalem as Israeli police fought with protesters angry over the killing of a Palestin...
2019-07-01, 20:48

Israeli thriller series "Fauda" digs in for darker third season "Fauda", an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Ha...
2019-06-03, 01:16

Intel Launches Ignite Project to Help Israeli Tech Startups Intel has launched a project to help startups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it plan...
2019-06-17, 09:00

Israeli thriller series 'Fauda' digs in for darker third season "Fauda", an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Ha...
2019-06-02, 20:48

US duty free magnates fund network for Israeli settlements JERUSALEM (AP) — When travelers shop at dozens of duty free shops at airports worldwide, they may be paying for more than a bottle of vodka or box of...
2019-07-01, 10:32

US duty free magnates fund controversial Israeli settlements HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — When travelers shop at dozens of duty free stores at airports worldwide, they may be paying for more than a bottle of vodka ...
2019-07-01, 10:32

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-...
2019-06-02, 18:48

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin’s wife Nechama dies at 73 JERUSALEM (AP) — Nechama Rivlin, the wife of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, has died. She was 73. The president’s office announced Tuesday sh...
2019-06-04, 13:32

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fi...
2019-06-02, 14:00

Israeli woman Dalal Da'ud freed 18 years after killing abusive husband An Israeli parole board on Wednesday agreed to cut a prison term and set free an Israeli-Arab woman who killed her abusive husband nearly 20 years ag...
2019-06-19, 18:00

Syrian state media: Israeli missile strike kills four civilians Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civili...
2019-07-01, 06:48

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli mi...
2019-07-01, 19:00

Israeli troops mistakenly kill Hamas operative on Gaza border Israeli soldiers mistakenly shot a Hamas operative on Thursday who had been trying to prevent Palestinians from approaching the Israel-Gaza border, t...
2019-07-11, 15:48

Mike Pence and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rally Christians for Trump Vice President Mike Pence lashed Democratic opponents and touted President Trump's record during an annual summit of evangelical supporters of Israel...
2019-07-09, 05:00

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover b...
2019-06-17, 11:32

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's ...
2019-06-12, 14:32

Israeli PM's wife accepts plea deal in case of catered meals Prosecutors say that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israel's prime minister, has agreed to a plea bargain settling allegations that she misused some $100,00...
2019-06-12, 16:48

Israeli Soldier Went Missing 37 Years Ago. DNA Testing Brought Body Home For decades, Israel's National Center for Forensic Medicine has tested skeletal remains secreted across its northern border, checking whether the DNA...
2019-07-11, 18:48

Israeli court convicts Sara Netanyahu for misusing state funds Prime minister’s wife admits to lesser charge in plea bargain and pays £12,000 fine Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s prime minister, has been con...
2019-06-16, 15:48

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces midnight deadline to form new government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is at stake as he has until midnight to form a coalition government. If the premier fail...
2019-05-29, 19:16

Israeli court upholds Orthodox church land sales to settlers JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled against the Greek Orthodox Church in a long-running legal battle over the sale of three prope...
2019-06-13, 16:48

Products from Israeli-occupied areas and settlements should be labeled - EU court adviser The adviser has said that labeling must take "ethical considerations" into account. The advice was given as the top EU court is set to review a label...
2019-06-13, 19:48

Israeli navy tests unmanned sonar mine-sweeping vessel The Israeli Navy successfully deployed its Seagull unmanned mine counter-measures surface vessel in exercises earlier this month, Elbit Systems annou...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Henry Kissinger assesses Trump's 'Deal of the Century' for Mideast, praises Israeli PM Famed former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will mark his 96th birthday Monday, but he hasn't retired from sharing his insights on global affairs...
2019-05-24, 11:16

Top U.S., Israeli, Russian security officials to meet in Jerusalem in June: White House White House national security adviser John Bolton and his Israeli and Russian counterparts will meet in Jerusalem in June to discuss regional securit...
2019-05-30, 00:16

Trump adviser: 'Iran is very likely a significant spoiler' to Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Iranian officials could sabotage U.S. efforts to broker a deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, according to one of President Trump’s top a...
2019-07-09, 05:00

Israeli court halts park entry ban deemed racist by Arab citizens A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on non-resident visitors to its parks, a prohibition that a ri...
2019-07-14, 16:32

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Europe must keep promise to leave Iran nuclear deal European leaders must exit the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and renew international sanctions on Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, co...
2019-07-09, 05:00

Israeli embassy in Brazil mocked for censoring photo of ambassador eating lobster The Israeli embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of ambassador Yossi Shelley and President Jair Bolsonaro eating lunch, with what appeared to be a non-k...
2019-07-09, 20:32

World's largest brewer opens Israeli cybersecurity unit as attacks mount Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world's largest beer maker, said on Thursday it was opening a cybersecurity unit in Israel to help protect itsel...
2019-06-13, 14:32

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

Wife of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads guilty to misuse of government funds The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to a plea deal in connection with allegations that she misused about $100,000 in gov...
2019-06-16, 13:32

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 ...
2019-05-23, 08:48

Kenny Rogers hospitalized for dehydration, will have physical therapy to get 'strength back' Entertainer Kenny Rogers has been admitted to a Georgia hospital for dehydration, according to his official Twitter account.     ...
2019-05-31, 18:00

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political...
2019-05-27, 23:48

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require 'fair political solutions' Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptab...
2019-05-25, 00:32

California Dems propose resolution linking Israeli government to massacre at Pittsburgh synagogue Five draft resolutions set to be debated this weekend by the California Democratic Party, obtained exclusively by Fox News on Thursday, accuse the Is...
2019-05-31, 15:32

Rape victims 'told not to have therapy by police' Rape and sexual abuse survivors with ongoing court cases are being told by police and specialist services not to go to therapy, an investigation clai...
2019-05-30, 18:48

The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion NEW YORK (AP) — The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion. The post ...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian st...
2019-05-27, 21:32

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner meets with Israeli leader amid political chaos Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday even as Israel faced an unprecedented...
2019-05-31, 00:16

National Sports Education Board Only New Aspect Of Sports Budget  The Government on Friday announced the setting up of a National Sports Education Board (NSEB) in the first Budget of its second term but did not chan...
2019-07-05, 16:32

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israeli leader, calls Trump a ‘real rock star’ and compares him to King Cyrus The younger Netanyahu has previously been criticized for posting anti-Semitic memes to Facebook and seeking money to pay for strippers in a drunken l...
2019-06-12, 02:32

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complai...
2019-05-31, 21:16

Allison Williams' friends told her to get therapy after 'Get Out,' 'The Perfection' roles After terrifying moviegoers in 2017's "Get Out," Allison Williams is back with Netflix horror movie "The Perfection," playing a mysterious celli...
2019-05-25, 02:16

Iran oil minister: 'OPEC might die' OPEC and its allies are presenting a unified front in their quest to stabilize the oil market. But beneath the surface, opposition is rising within O...
2019-07-02, 06:32

Likely UK's new U.S. ambassador will be appointed by new PM: minister The appointment of Britain's ambassador to the United States is likely to be made by the next British prime minister rather than outgoing leader Ther...
2019-07-11, 15:48

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan ...
2019-06-14, 09:32

Who are the UK Tories in the race to be prime minister? The contest to be Britain’s next prime minister down to seven from 10 candidates; Boris Johnson takes commanding lead in first-round voting by Conser...
2019-06-13, 16:32

No need to take EU steps against Turkey seriously: foreign minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contac...
2019-07-16, 12:16

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any co...
2019-07-06, 14:32

For Income Tax Returns, Either Aadhaar Or PAN Will Do, Says Minister Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said Aadhaar and PAN or Permanent Account Number will be interchangeable when it comes to filing Income Tax r...
2019-07-05, 11:16

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s ...
2019-05-22, 16:48

Theresa May to Quit as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her party chooses a successor, following her repeated failure to win approval for a Br...
2019-05-24, 12:01

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister? The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the secon...
2019-06-18, 21:01

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conserv...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutc...
2019-05-22, 23:48

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a go...
2019-05-22, 22:32

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate...
2019-05-25, 12:48

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambic...
2019-07-13, 18:32

"Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister," Says Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, speaking to the media for the first time since the results of the national election, has said that she "does not want to continue as...
2019-05-25, 17:32

Nipah Yet To Be Confirmed, Says Kerala Minister, 52 Under Surveillance A 23-year-old man admitted in a private hospital in Ernkaulam is suspected to have contracted Nipah -- a virus that caused the deaths of 17 people la...
2019-06-03, 15:32

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to del...
2019-05-24, 19:16

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system a...
2019-07-12, 23:32

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit c...
2019-05-23, 08:48

Exclusive: U.S. will not blacklist Iran's foreign minister, for now The United States has decided not to impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for now, two sources familiar with the matter ...
2019-07-12, 00:16

UK junior minister suspended after grappling with eco-protester A junior foreign office minister has been suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a ...
2019-06-21, 14:16

Pensions must do right thing on climate change, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out...
2019-06-03, 11:16

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicat...
2019-06-13, 15:16

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s for...
2019-05-22, 08:16

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Say When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party fa...
2019-05-24, 00:48

Jagan Reddy Becomes The Only Chief Minister To Get 5 Deputies In One Go Jagan Mohan Reddy, who took power in Andhra Pradesh last week, will have a record five Deputy Chief Ministers. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister told...
2019-06-07, 13:32

Thai prime minister has little to say about staying in power BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha isn’t feeling chatty about being elected to stay on as premier. Prayuth stayed out of the ...
2019-06-06, 13:16

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any partic...
2019-06-15, 16:48

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour la...
2019-05-24, 08:16

UPDATE 3-Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutc...
2019-05-22, 16:32

Dutch minister: cut gas production at Groningen faster Gas production at the Groningen field must be cut more quickly than planned after a relatively large earthquake struck in the far North of the Nether...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed ...
2019-06-22, 04:32

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while h...
2019-05-22, 11:16

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succ...
2019-06-21, 20:32

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain ...
2019-05-23, 23:48

UK interior minister: 'odd' he was not invited to Trump banquet Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid, one of the candidates to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said it was odd that he was not invited to a...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to f...
2019-05-26, 03:48

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling...
2019-05-26, 12:00

UK prime minister stands by embattled US ambassador Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut of...
2019-07-09, 11:32

India’s Modi sworn in as prime minister Narendra Modi won a landslide victory by appealing to voters’ sense of nationalist pride and casting himself as the only leader who could assure Indi...
2019-05-30, 23:48

US diplomacy pushing Middle East towards war, says ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping ...
2019-05-31, 14:48

Morrison sworn in as Australia’s prime minister SYDNEY (AP) — Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia’s prime minister, 11 days after retaining the position in the country’s gener...
2019-05-29, 07:32

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the an...
2019-06-11, 04:16

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
2019-07-04, 02:48

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Josh...
2019-06-02, 01:48

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister'...
2019-06-10, 07:00

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conse...
2019-06-18, 21:01

Germany's troubled SPD names new justice minister Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) have nominated a new justice minister to take over from Katarina Barley who has left to become a lawmaker i...
2019-06-19, 14:32

Liam Gallagher jokes he should be the U.K.’s next prime minister 'Send me the keys to No. 10,' joked the former Oasis frontman, referring to 10 Downing Street — the headquarters of the British government and reside...
2019-06-18, 19:01

Ram Vilas Paswan - New Cabinet Minister Who Has Worked Under 6 PMs A politician with an uncanny knack for sensing which way the wind is blowing, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan has a rare distinction of se...
2019-05-30, 21:16

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late o...
2019-05-28, 01:01

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly bu...
2019-07-06, 04:00

UK's Johnson threw ambassador to U.S. 'under the bus': junior minister Boris Johnson threw Britain's ambassador to Washington "under the bus" when he refused to back the envoy in his row with Donald Trump, junior Foreign...
2019-07-10, 14:01

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European st...
2019-05-26, 13:48

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester...
2019-06-21, 11:32

Minister: 8 tourism deaths in Dominican Republic not unusual SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says the deaths of eight American tourists on the island thi...
2019-06-22, 01:00

Malawi president appoints Mwanamvekha as finance minister Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha as finance minister in his new cabinet, the chief secreta...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Thailand's Junta Chief Is Elected Prime Minister Thailand’s parliament elected the country’s junta chief as prime minister of a new civilian government Wednesday, more than two months after a widely...
2019-06-06, 18:16

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cu...
2019-06-07, 14:32

New Prime Minister Won't Change Brexit, Says European Commission The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain's departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing p...
2019-06-11, 17:00

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a pro...
2019-06-13, 22:32

Pak Foreign Minister Briefs US Counterpart On Action Taken Against Terror Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi today briefed his American counterpart Mike Pompeo about the steps taken by Islamabad to address the c...
2019-06-18, 21:01

Minister Commends Sushma Swaraj On New Appointment. Not True, She Says Union Minister Harsha Vardhan on Monday made an announcement of sorts when he congratulated BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj for being appointed as the Gove...
2019-06-10, 22:00

German minister: nuclear disarmament treaty in crisis STOCKHOLM (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a treaty on disarmament and nuclear nonproliferation is in crisis. Maas, who is attending a ...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Leb...
2019-06-15, 07:16

India minister says confident Jet Airways' problems will be solved India's new civil aviation minister said on Friday he is confident that problems at grounded Jet Airways Ltd will be solved, in the government's firs...
2019-06-14, 13:00

Brazil justice minister says nothing to hide over leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that he has nothing to hide regarding allegedly leaked personal messages with prosecutors fr...
2019-06-19, 15:32

UAE says Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif's credibility 'diminishing' Iranian Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's credibility is "diminishing", UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargas...
2019-06-14, 12:32

"Should Be Appreciated": UP Minister On Government Worker Tying Shoelace A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government courted controversy after he was seen getting his shoelace tied by a government employee at a yoga event o...
2019-06-22, 14:16

I am the alternative to Boris Johnson, says UK foreign minister Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday he was the alternative to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to replace Prime Minister Th...
2019-06-16, 14:32

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initi...
2019-06-22, 20:32

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as a crusading anti-corru...
2019-06-11, 06:48

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve ...
2019-06-19, 16:16

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Gr...
2019-06-15, 00:32

Saudi minister questions neutrality of U.N. report on Khashoggi Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday challenged the neutrality of a U.N. rapporteur's report on the murder of journalist...
2019-06-20, 02:16

Polish foreign minister accuses EU of double standard Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz came to Berlin to defend the Law and Justice government's restructuring of the judiciary. He accused German...
2019-06-20, 09:48

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial ...
2019-06-21, 01:48

UK minister signs off on US request to extradite Julian Assange The UK’s interior minister has certified an extradition order that would send Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges — but the final decision ...
2019-06-13, 16:48

U.K. minister suspended after grabbing protester by the neck at gala The City of London Police, the Cabinet Office and the governing Conservative Party are all investigating the incident that took place Thursday night....
2019-06-21, 18:00

UK Minister Suspended For Assaulting Activist Who Gatecrashed Event A minister in charge of India in the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) was suspended on Friday after footage showed him "grabbing" and forci...
2019-06-21, 17:32

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Mini...
2019-06-09, 12:32

Minister: Mexico has ‘dignity intact’ after US tariff deal TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard has told a cheering crowd near the U.S. border that his country emerged fro...
2019-06-09, 05:00

Third candidate for UK prime minister reveals past drug use Britain’s environment secretary acknowledged using cocaine on “several occasions” two decades ago, the latest politician hoping to become prime minis...
2019-06-09, 00:48

Italy's minibonds would either be illegal or useless: finance minister It would be either illegal or useless for Italy to issue bonds to pay its suppliers as these notes would break European currency rules or add to the ...
2019-06-08, 10:00

"How Many Wickets?": Bihar Minister At Meeting On Child Deaths Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan held a press meet with Minister Of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Bihar Health ...
2019-06-17, 20:32

Foreign Minister Jaishankar Was Among World's Best Diplomats: US Experts Some of the former top US diplomats and foreign policy experts have praised the appointment of S Jaishankar as the new External Affairs Minister and ...
2019-06-08, 12:48

Man Arrested For "Abusive" Comment Against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister A 34-year-old man was arrested for allegedly posting an "abusive" comment against Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel on social media, poli...
2019-06-12, 23:32

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had ind...
2019-06-09, 15:32

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by ...
2019-06-09, 22:16

Malaysian prime minister: My Jewish friends are ‘not like other Jews’ The Malaysian prime minister has been condemned for saying that while he has some Jewish friends, “they are not like the other Jews, that’s why they ...
2019-06-18, 17:16

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on ...
2019-06-20, 11:48

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday&r...
2019-06-13, 19:48

UK Tories to pick final 2 contenders for prime minister LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservatives are set to pick two candidates who will square off to become the country’s next prime min...
2019-06-20, 12:16

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday...
2019-06-11, 21:32

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

Johnson gets further boost in race to become British prime minister Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to ...
2019-06-18, 12:48

'Aphrodisiac' beavers good for food, says Polish minister Beavers could be a good source of food, Poland's agriculture minister said on Friday, after he outraged animal rights activists by joking the aphrodi...
2019-06-08, 00:32

"Called Me Indian Spy": Pak Minister Defends Slapping Journalist A popular Pakistan broadcast journalist said Monday he had officially complained to police about being assaulted by a government minister, who respon...
2019-06-18, 03:48

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of gove...
2019-06-13, 16:48

Tory donor lined up for trade minister role Theresa May risks igniting a cronyism row during the final weeks of her premiership by lining up a Conservative Party donor as the government's next ...
2019-06-18, 01:32

Man Who Posted Against Tripura Chief Minister Sent To Police Custody A man who had been arrested for allegedly posting "fake news" on Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's personal life was Sunday remanded in police custod...
2019-06-17, 04:32

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace: finance minister Palestinians don't need this week's U.S.-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara s...
2019-06-23, 15:00

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' as next UK prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge t...
2019-06-01, 01:32

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Mond...
2019-07-08, 12:16

Worrisome, But Cannot Be Stopped: Ex-Rajasthan Minister On Rape Incidents Former Rajasthan minister and Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Kali Charan Saraf has slammed the Congress government in the state over the "worrisome"...
2019-07-08, 13:48

Kaun Banega Minister?A Call From These Two Leaders Only Way To Confirm On Saturday, PM Modi had warned all lawmakers of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to avoid falling for rumours and speculation, and als...
2019-05-29, 15:48

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister After winning the election in a landslide victory, Kyrikos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as prime minister. He takes over from Alexis Tsipras, who led...
2019-07-08, 17:32

Indian Finance Minister Jaitley opts out of new government NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s finance minister, who carried out Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic initiatives including tax and welfare ...
2019-05-29, 11:48

The Jeffrey Epstein case could involve a ‘well-known prime minister.’ Here’s what we know A court order to unseal documents from a 2015 defamation case related to the financier could tie in someone who was a prime minister at least prior t...
2019-07-08, 21:00

"Nitin Gadkari As Agriculture Minister": Farmer Who Sent Earnings To PM A farmer from Nashik in Maharashtra, who had caused a flutter last year by sending his paltry earnings from onion sale to Prime Minister Narendra Mod...
2019-05-27, 22:48

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs - minister France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs, French Healthcare Minister Agnes Buzyn said in a newspaper interview on Tuesday...
2019-07-09, 21:32

UK interior minister says EU election result 'hugely disappointing' Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid said on Monday his Conservative Party's performance in European elections were "hugely disappointing" and his...
2019-05-27, 10:32

Mexico's Finance Minister Carlos Urzua quits The treasury secretary tweeted that there has been "a patent conflict of interests" within President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's administration. He...
2019-07-10, 11:00

"Me And No Other": Ashok Gehlot Explains Why He Was Chosen Chief Minister It was meant to be a routine post-Budget press conference, but Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot delivered another bolt from the blue taking his ...
2019-07-10, 22:00

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges...
2019-05-26, 12:16

UK minister to apologize to Ivanka over ambassador's leaked memos Britain's trade minister said on Monday he would apologize to U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka for a leak of confidential memos in which...
2019-07-08, 10:48

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors th...
2019-07-08, 10:16

UK's Javid says would order 'no-deal budget' if prime minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serio...
2019-06-01, 00:48

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
2019-07-04, 00:48

Thai parliament to vote for a new prime minister on June 5 Both houses of Thailand's parliament will meet on June 5 to vote for a prime minister, the newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives, Chu...
2019-05-31, 19:01

India's new finance minister will be presenting her first budget. Here's what to expect India's new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present a full-year budget on Friday. Analysts expect a focus on consumption and investment...
2019-07-05, 08:48

Suresh Angadi: Politician-Cum-Educationist And Now A First-Time Minister Suresh Angadi, a four-time member of Lok Sabha from Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency, is also an educationist whose institutions offer courses in comme...
2019-05-31, 07:01