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Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies

A spate of migrant shipwrecks and rescues in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days is evidence that urgent action is required from European States to address the issue, the UN said on Tuesday...

Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies

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‘SOTC’: As Special Session Looms, ‘Quasi-State’ Agencies In Spotlight (LEX 18) — On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 looked at the pension crisis and the possibility that Gov. Matt Bevin mig...
17:00, 05/12/2019

Equifax breach impacted the online ID verification process at many US govt agencies Impacted agencies include the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Social Security Administration (SSA), the US Postal Service (USPS)...
18:48, 06/17/2019

Russia intel agencies can now force Tinder to hand over user data MOSCOW — Dating app Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies, the country’s communications regulator said Mo...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Facebook partners with top ad agencies in India to launch Thumbstoppers 10 second video challenge Facebook has announced its collaboration with top creative agencies of India to launch Thumbstoppers, a 10-seconds short video format. For this, the s...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle ...
06:32, 06/18/2019

Rift emerges between federal agencies reviewing the Sprint and T-Mobile merger A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the...
06:16, 05/24/2019

At least 13 killed after Russian passenger plane catches fire mid-air: news agencies At least 13 people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday when the plane caught fire mid-air and made an emergency landing ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Niki Lauda's message to Mercedes should give Lewis Hamilton even greater drive at Monaco GP Toto Wolff last spoke to Niki Lauda after last month's Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The message, as ever, was straight and to the point: "Keep going, it doe...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic o...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services a...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Intel Agencies Scan Records After Sri Lanka Claims India Link To Blasts Indian intelligence agencies are conducting background checks on all Sri Lankan nationals and tourists who visited India in the last four months. Spec...
01:16, 05/05/2019

Trump administration issues guidance for federal agencies to weigh climate impacts The Trump administration on Friday released guidance for how federal agencies should weigh climate change impacts before approving major energy and in...
19:32, 06/21/2019

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cite...
01:32, 06/13/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to comply with investigation into origins of Mueller probe President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigati...
04:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea to pause 'Mass Games' after leader Kim complains: tour agencies Days after this year's "Mass Games" debuted before North Korea's top leadership, the huge pageant has been put on hold after leader Kim Jong Un expres...
08:00, 06/05/2019

Bills supporting religion-based rejection turning parents away from adoption agencies Religious interest groups have developed a playbook, called Project Blitz, to help push hundreds of copycat bills through statehouses nationwide. ...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Trump administration to reportedly allow federally funded adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples President Trump's administration will reportedly reverse his predecessor's policy of blocking federal funding for religious adoption organizations tha...
23:16, 05/24/2019

Mexican peso drops amid fragile trade talks and a hit from ratings agencies The Mexican peso fell nearly 1% against the dollar after two ratings agencies lowered their credit outlook on the country amid the heightened trade te...
20:48, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico's president bashes ratings agencies downgrade of Pemex debt to 'junk' Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday lashed out against credit rating agency Fitch's downgrade of Mexican oil firm Pemex's bonds to...
19:32, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Russia's Rosneft discusses govt compensation for OPEC deal extension - agencies Russian oil giant Rosneft's CEO Igor Sechin said on Tuesday the company was discussing possible compensation from the government in the event that a g...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Russia Demands Tinder Share User Data, Messages With Its National Intelligence Agencies (MOSCOW) — Russia is requiring dating app Tinder to hand over data on its users — including messages — to national intelligence agen...
18:32, 06/03/2019

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affai...
23:16, 06/16/2019

CORRECTED-Russia's Sukhoi passenger plane makes emergency landing due to fire on board - agencies A Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet plane made an emergency landing in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport on Sunday due to fire on board, Russia's Interfax ...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry didn’t give Archie royal title in hopes for ‘greater chance of a normal life’ Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and Prince Harry debuted their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor to the world on Wednesday — but unlike his famo...
23:16, 05/08/2019

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violenc...
20:32, 05/25/2019

Verizon Retirees Urge Change to Executive Pay The Association of BellTel Retirees wants the wireless carrier to stop offering executives an investment option that generates above-market returns. V...
19:16, 04/29/2019

Will she flip? Deputies urge woman to say she was trafficked The Associated Press has obtained a video from the prostitution crackdown that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft in Palm Beach County ...
18:16, 06/10/2019

UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immed...
14:00, 04/29/2019

Europeans urge US, Iran to step back from confrontation European leaders are being guarded in their responses to the deepening tensions between the United States and Iran, urging both sides to step back fro...
19:32, 06/21/2019

Bury players urge owner to leave, saying they have gone 12 weeks without pay • ‘Stop negatively impacting everyone’s livelihoods,’ say players• Owner Steve Dale took over club last DecemberThe financial crisis at Bury has been ...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Lima Group and EU urge more international involvement in Venezuela The Lima Group regional bloc and EU-led contact group on Venezuela on Monday called on Latin America and the broader international community to play a...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Uga...
01:16, 06/08/2019

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents...
19:32, 06/07/2019

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a "human rights abyss" in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces' deadly break-up of the ...
14:00, 06/12/2019

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Use EU elections to combat rise of far right, Corbyn will urge voters Labour leader pitches upcoming vote as Labour versus extremist forces ‘offering only fear’The UK faces the threat of a resurgent far-right at the fort...
01:48, 05/18/2019

Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Major automobile manufacturers are urging the Trump administration and California restart negotiations over vehicle mileage ...
02:48, 06/07/2019

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its ...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Counterintuitive? Here's why advisors may urge retirees to load up on equities Got guaranteed income? Retiring investors with pensions, Social Security or income annuities have a bit of a buffer that may allow them to invest a li...
15:32, 06/12/2019

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and c...
19:16, 06/14/2019

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into ...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Workers urge legislators to keep Santa Anita open ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urged California legislators to keep the Southern Ca...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Which countries are the most happy, sad or angry? Gallup asked people in more than 140 countries how they felt the day before. Did they smile? Were they angry? Did they learn or do something interesti...
19:16, 05/03/2019

Keep out! The 100m² countries – in pictures Rubén Martín de Lucas pokes fun at the arbitrary nature of borders – by creating small geometric shapes and then living in themMinimal Republics is pa...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Investors Urge AI Startups to Inject Early Dose of Ethics Backers of artificial-intelligence startups are paying more attention to ethics and rooting out potential biases embedded in algorithms that power AI ...
03:32, 06/17/2019

Iraqi protesters urge Baghdad to stay out of U.S.-Iran showdown Thousands of supporters of a populist Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged political and factional leaders on Friday to stay out of any conflict between ...
01:32, 05/25/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee as...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Oba...
02:16, 06/07/2019

George Soros, other ultrarich urge tax on top 0.1% in a letter to 2020 candidates Signatories include investor George Soros and filmmaker Abigail Disney, singling out Elizabeth Warren's policy as an example of wealth tax policy...
02:48, 06/25/2019

Boeing, aerospace group urge limits to U.S. tariffs over EU subsidies Senior officials from Boeing Co and a U.S. aerospace trade group on Wednesday urged the U.S. government to narrowly tailor any tariffs imposed on the ...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer urged Canada's justice minister on Monday to withdraw extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou, who h...
03:48, 06/25/2019

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday c...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Rewild a quarter of UK to fight climate crisis, campaigners urge Subsidies to restore woodlands and meadows would also boost wildlife, says Rewilding BritainA quarter of the UK’s land could be restored to nature, ma...
08:16, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Abortion advocates urge governor to veto bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 11 a.m. Abortion rights advocates are urging Alabama Gov. Ivey to veto an attempte...
18:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee ...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Palestinians urge 'Arab masses' to oppose US peace workshop A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling fo...
19:32, 06/12/2019

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensiv...
02:32, 05/30/2019

Senators urge FAA to complete remote drone identification rules There's no question that drone sightings can be disruptive. In December, a drone spotted at Gatwick Airport in London led to the grounding and di...
01:00, 04/30/2019

African activists urge Eritrea’s leader to launch reforms KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea’s authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launc...
13:48, 06/11/2019

US Lawmakers Urge Trump Government Not To End India's Trade Privileges Twenty-four US members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urging him not to end a vital trade concessio...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX ...
19:16, 05/17/2019

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of t...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee ...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Arizona Democrats urge DHS to send FEMA to southern border Five House Democrats from Arizona on Monday asked the Department of Homeland Security to consider deploying Federal Emergency Management Agency resour...
00:32, 05/07/2019

25 US Lawmakers Urge Against Ending Preferential Trade Treatment To India A group of 25 influential American lawmakers has urged the US Trade Representative not to terminate the GSP programme with India after the expiry of t...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a w...
16:16, 06/07/2019

Raptors urge some fans to stop cheering Durant’s injury A few Raptors fans appeared delighted after Warriors star Kevin Durant fell down with an Achilles injury that will sideline him for the rest of the NB...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment The move marks a rare public rebuke by international proxy firms against the CEO of a top-tier Japanese company, and comes just as the scandal-hit aut...
15:32, 06/12/2019

iOS 13 Will Finally Support NFC ID Scanning in a Few Countries iPhones have had NFC chips since the iPhone 6, but previously, Apple only allowed NFC to be used for making purchases with Apple Pay. But in iOS 13, A...
09:32, 06/18/2019

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
21:48, 06/08/2019

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil. ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testame...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Coinbase doubles down on expansion, now available in 103 countries Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has just announced that it now offers trading in over 100 countries, after adding support for a further 50 countries....
18:48, 05/14/2019

These are the 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil. ...
12:32, 05/22/2019

US is considering duties on countries that undervalue their currencies The U.S. Commerce Department said its proposed rule would amend the normal countervailing duty process to include new criteria for currency undervalua...
04:00, 05/24/2019

US still outdoes all other countries for national pride Americans more likely than any other nationality to say their country is ‘best in the world’More than 40% of Americans say they “strongly dislike” the...
13:00, 05/09/2019

How Countries Keep Testing the EU’s Fiscal Rules The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions gener...
19:32, 06/04/2019

13 countries where being gay is legally punishable by death Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the U.N., impose the death penalty. ...
19:48, 06/13/2019

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on ...
21:32, 05/31/2019

U.S. states cheer April income tax deluge but analysts urge caution April, typically a big revenue month for U.S. states that levy personal income taxes, was especially robust this year, making up for subpar collection...
04:48, 05/22/2019

Senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identificati...
23:16, 04/29/2019

U.S. senators urge Trump not to use Huawei as bargaining chip in trade talks U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to use Huawei Technologies Co as a bargaining chip in ongoing...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Blasting facial-recognition technology, lawmakers urge regulation before it ‘gets out of control’ A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. ...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China -letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with...
02:48, 06/14/2019

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise elec...
05:48, 05/22/2019

Rudy Giuliani plans Ukraine trip to urge investigation into Democrats President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is planning a trip to Ukraine in an attempt to encourage the country to investigate actions in t...
10:48, 05/10/2019

U.S., EU urge Moldova to use 'restraint' as President Igor Dodon is removed from power International bodies called on Moldova to use restraint Sunday after its court suspended the European country's president and snap elections were call...
06:32, 06/10/2019

Democrats who stood with Clinton through impeachment urge caution in pursuit of Trump “It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” Rep. Anna G. Eshoo said as some of the House’s younger lawmakers clamor to begin proceedings against the presi...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army Sudan's protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense stan...
15:00, 06/17/2019

India heat wave: Experts urge more can be done as death toll rises Numerous cities need to modify heat protection schemes as India seeks to protect its homeless population. Temperatures have soared above 50 degrees Ce...
15:32, 06/14/2019

Democrats Urge Pompeo to End Policy Used to Deny Citizenship to Children of Gay Couples Nearly 100 Democratic members of Congress, including several presidential hopefuls, signed letters calling for an end to the State Department policy....
01:16, 06/07/2019

Lawmakers urge Trump to back away from ultimatum to world on auto imports Lawmakers urged President Trump on Friday to pull back from a threat to impose tariffs on auto imports. Their warnings followed Trump declaring a nati...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Weather forecasters urge caution for Tuesday after 18 tornadoes across five states on Monday After 18 tornadoes swept through five states Monday, forecasters say Tuesday's severe weather threat warrants caution, but lacks the same potenti...
18:16, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the pub...
07:32, 06/16/2019

Northern Ireland abortion campaigners urge Disney and Netflix boycott Calls for US giants to match stance taken on issue in Georgia Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull film production in Georgia over the US state’...
12:16, 05/31/2019

Nike, Under Armour, among others, urge Trump to remove footwear from tariff list U.S. footwear companies, including Nike Inc and Under Armour, on Monday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to remove footwear from the proposed tariffs...
23:00, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer urged Canada's justice minister on Monday to withdraw extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou, who h...
06:00, 06/25/2019

‘Tax us more’: Group of ultra rich urge 2020 candidates to introduce wealth tax In an open letter, the heirs to fortunes and self-made billionaires urged 2020 presidential candidates to impose a wealth tax on the richest 1 percent...
16:32, 06/24/2019

N.B. officials urge caution as some residents return to flood-damaged homes The province is also encouraging New Brunswickers to register damages to their homes, promoting the disaster financial assistance program announced on...
22:16, 05/04/2019

Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the late 1970s called for the government to expedite negotiations for their release on S...
01:48, 05/20/2019

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment: Nikkei Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged shareholders of Japanese automaker Nissan Motor to vote against the reappointment of Chief Executive Offic...
02:32, 06/12/2019

These Countries Follow the 'Six Month Rule' for Passports If you have any international travel planned, you’re going to want to check the expiration date on your passport right away. Of course, you know bette...
23:16, 06/05/2019

Trump now says he would report dirt from foreign countries to the FBI President Trump on Friday said he would “absolutely” report political dirt provided by a foreign country to the FBI — but only if it’s “incorrec...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Trump suggests other countries pay US for protecting tankers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting the United States should not protect ships in the strategic Strait of Hormuz without compensati...
16:48, 06/24/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fit goes on sale in select countries Three months after being officially revealed the Galaxy Fit is finally making its way to select markets. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be worldw...
08:48, 06/01/2019

Countries with the widest gaps between the rich and poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.  ...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Childhood circumstances have improved in 173 countries: study At least 280 million children across the globe are better off today than they were two decades ago, according to Save the Children. However, a quarter...
04:32, 05/29/2019

These 15 countries have the widest gaps between rich and poor To study income inequality, 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data from 42 countries to identify those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.  ...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Countries with widest gaps between rich, poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.  ...
14:32, 05/31/2019

180 countries — except US — agree to plastic waste agreement After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is consider...
02:16, 05/11/2019

NBA Finals broadcast to more than 200 countries, thanks to one 40-foot truck The NBA world feed truck is packed with equipment to put together one live broadcast that is shared by all of the league's game providers around the w...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websi...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Child advocacy group: Kids in 173 countries better off now UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A children’s advocacy group says youngsters in 173 of 176 countries it evaluated have a better chance of growing up health...
21:48, 05/28/2019

28 countries the US government doesn’t want you to visit The State Department’s travel advisories are intended to keep Americans aware of potential terrorist attacks, civil unrest and crime in other na...
18:00, 06/25/2019

US officials urge some adults to get revaccinated against measles amid worst outbreak in 25 years Most adults should be protected from the measles, though some may need to be vaccinated amid the worst year for the disease in 25 years, the Centers f...
00:32, 05/01/2019

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on ...
12:16, 06/01/2019

Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump...
00:00, 06/07/2019

WRAPUP 2-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on ...
21:32, 05/31/2019

Climate change activists urge Bank of England to go green - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as activists urge the Bank of England to help address the climate change crisisIntroductio...
10:16, 05/02/2019

Tottenham and Liverpool fans urge Champions League sponsors to solve ticket row Tottenham and Liverpool fans have called on Uefa's leading Champions League sponsors to return a portion of their tickets for this year's Final and be...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Arsenal urge Uefa to guarantee Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s safety for Baku final • Armenian sat out Europa League group game in Azerbaijan• Arsenal ‘hugely concerned’ player could miss Chelsea matchArsenal have expressed concern th...
20:16, 05/10/2019

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada's Justice Minister to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer, who is being detained in Vancouver on U.S. fraud charges against her, on Monday urged Canada's Minister ...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go ...
13:16, 06/13/2019

Toyota Woke Up in 2019 to Realize People had 'Sudden' Urge for Electric Cars I would say that today is Tuesday, June 11, 2019, but it appears that if you’re a major automaker or automotive researcher, apparently it’s the mid 20...
17:48, 06/11/2019

UAE say welcomes participation of other countries in tankers attack probe The United Arab Emirates said it welcomes the participation of a number of ''brotherly and friendly states'' in the investigation of the ''sabotage op...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ in Cardinal Red launched in select countries Samsung recently introduced the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and S10+, but rumor has it, a Galaxy S10e of the same color might be released on the market as...
06:48, 06/06/2019

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries th...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Ex-New Yorkers visited 30 countries, 40 states before choosing new home Which big city could possibly live up to the Big Apple? For travel writers and former NYC residents Ashlea Halpern and Andrew Parks, it was not a plac...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Now Available in India, 143 More Countries Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now available in India and 143 additional countries and territories, including the likes of Brazil, Canada, France, Ger...
10:32, 06/24/2019

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' rolls out to 25 more countries If you were disappointed at being left out of the initial Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launch, don't worry -- there's a good chance you can p...
04:32, 06/23/2019

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament As voters in all 28 European Union countries elect a new shared parliament , here are some key races to watch in the battle to fill the 751 seats in t...
10:00, 05/26/2019

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is ne...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Google Maps now shows speed limits in more than 40 countries Almost six years after Google’s purchase of the Waze navigation app, one of the features previously exclusive to the latter now appears to be a staple...
18:48, 05/30/2019

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's spate of tariff announcements, it also lowered trade barriers for exporter...
15:32, 06/19/2019

US joins four rogue countries seen as likely forces for bad, poll finds Russia, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Iran and the US are also seen as less likely to use their influence for good than they were 10 years agoThe United State...
05:32, 06/20/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil...
06:00, 06/15/2019

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for...
05:32, 06/17/2019

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by ...
00:16, 06/10/2019

Mexico says U.S. migration deal could draw in other Latam countries Mexico and the United States might consider additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, including measures to bi...
20:48, 06/10/2019

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means t...
21:00, 06/21/2019

UN urges countries to cut ties with Myanmar, calls for prosecution The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar’s armed forces, a UN fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top gen...
22:16, 05/14/2019

Richer countries show lower trust in vaccines According to a survey on public attitudes, the French have the lowest levels of trust in vaccines, with 33% saying immunization is unsafe. The skeptic...
16:32, 06/19/2019

Julian Assange Could Face Extradition Requests From 2 Countries. What Happens Next? With WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange likely about to face two separate extradition requests — one already made by the United States on hacking ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Hopper expands price predictions to 270,000 hotels in 230 countries Hopper, which uses AI and machine learning to predict travel rates, is expanding its hotel price predictions to roughly 270,000 properties around the ...
16:16, 06/20/2019

Facebook redesigns app, rolls out dating service to 14 more countries Facebook Inc on Tuesday unveiled a redesigned app and rolled out its dating feature to 14 more countries as it tries to boost user-engagement on its s...
19:48, 04/30/2019

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maximu...
13:32, 05/29/2019

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this ...
19:16, 05/28/2019

The double-edged sword of countries that allow menstrual leave You know how periods can make you feel absolutely awful — and some women suffer from excruciating pain thanks to menstruation that can impact th...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert Policymakers in most parts of the world are taking decisions in the dark when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity, an independent UN hu...
23:32, 06/12/2019

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusin...
18:00, 06/01/2019

Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze, urge California to return to negotiating table Seventeen major automobile manufacturers urged President Donald Trump to establish a national standard for fuel economy and resume talks with Californ...
15:48, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada's Justice Minister to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer, who is being detained in Vancouver on U.S. fraud charges against her, on Monday urged Canada's Minister ...
19:32, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump...
01:32, 06/07/2019

‘Massive’ Power Failure Hits at Least 2 Latin American Countries An energy company in the region said that a “massive failure in the electrical interconnection system left all of Argentina and Uruguay without power....
14:32, 06/16/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries wit...
17:32, 05/02/2019

These 15 countries, as home to largest reserves, control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil. ...
12:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official The United States rejects attempts by countries, like China, that are not members of the eight-nation Arctic Council, to claim a role in crafting poli...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Trump Calls On Countries to Protect Own Ships in Strait of Hormuz President Trump called upon countries to protect their own ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz and questioned why the U.S. has provided such pr...
18:32, 06/24/2019

U.S. may review ties with countries deemed anti-Israel: envoy The United States may review its ties with countries it deems as being anti-Israel after what a U.S. envoy said on Sunday was a shift in policy toward...
18:16, 05/05/2019

Carrefour boss rules out exiting more countries after China deal Carrefour boss Alexandre Bompard said he had no plans to exit other countries after the French supermarket retailer agreed to sell a majority stake in...
15:48, 06/25/2019

EU car wifi plan delayed as countries await legal advice The European Commission's plan for a wifi-based standard for cars endorsed by Volkswagen faces a two-month delay as EU countries wait for legal advice...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Gujarat Women On Biking Expedition To 25 Countries Have A Strong Message Dr Sarita Mehta, founder of "Biking Queen", will start the biking expedition from Varanasi. She will be joined by Jinal Shah, a housewife, and Rutali ...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Google faces privacy complaints in France, Germany, 7 other EU countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protecton regulators in France, Germany and seven othe...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, Gay, ...
22:32, 05/14/2019

First-ever WHO global report on epilepsy highlights care gap in poorer countries More than seven in 10 people with epilepsy in developing countries are not getting the low-cost care they need, and UN health experts said on Thursday...
20:48, 06/20/2019

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
10:16, 06/13/2019

Boxing between countries: Andy Ruiz Jr rises above US-Mexico tensions While Andy Ruiz Jr is the first Mexican heavyweight champion, he is not the first bicultural boxer to rise to prominence during a time of political te...
15:00, 06/09/2019

Japan Is Among the Hardest Countries for Working Mothers. These Families Want to Change That. Men in Japan do fewer hours of domestic work than in any other wealthy nation. Mothers and fathers there told us how they’ve managed to buck the norm....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministe...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook Dating Expands to 14 More Countries, Gets a Secret Crush Feature Facebook Dating will now be available in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana, Laos, Malaysia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Suriname, Ur...
09:32, 05/01/2019

32 countries work to harmonize 5G security plans at Prague conference As 5G technology rolls out across the globe, Western and Asian governments are developing network security plans; China and Russia were not invited.Re...
20:32, 05/03/2019

Four Countries Challenge Beijing To Naval Drills In The South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a US guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two In...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Countries reach deal to stop ‘epidemic’ of plastic in oceans Roughly 180 countries agreed to amend the Basel Convention to make global trade in plastic waste more transparent and better regulated, while also ens...
01:32, 05/11/2019

Mexico says U.S. migration deal could draw in other Latin American countries MEXICO CITY — Mexico and the United States might consider additional steps next month to restrict migration from Central America, including measures t...
04:00, 06/11/2019

G7 countries to simulate first cross-border cyber attack next month PARIS — Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cybersecurity attack on the financial se...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Malaysia will send plastic waste back to rich countries PORT KLANG, Malaysia — Malaysia will send back some 3,300 tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the US, UK, Canada and Australia i...
18:00, 05/28/2019

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths...
02:32, 05/31/2019

51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Edu...
07:32, 05/27/2019

Woody Harrelson, PETA team up, urge Texas governor to ban 'cruel' Bacon Bash event Harrelson was moved to compose the plea after PETA shared video of pigs and piglets being wrangled and chased at the now-controversial annual Bandera ...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Climate emergency trend gains traction in German-speaking countries Dozens of cities across the world have declared a climate emergency. Now, students behind the school climate strikes are bringing the movement to Swit...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Coinbase’s crypto debit card launches in 6 more EU countries, despite user problems Following its launch in the UK in April, Coinbase is rolling out its cryptocurrency debit card to more European countries, despite users reporting num...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Texas deploys 1,000 more troops to border after arresting migrants from 52 countries this month The Republican governor of Texas announced Friday the deployment of an additional 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border because, he sa...
05:48, 06/22/2019

Health Canada’s drug safety warnings not consistent with other countries’: report Health Canada issued warnings for only half of drug-safety issues identified in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, a new report find...
23:16, 05/01/2019

Countries that allow Huawei infrastructure could lose access to U.S. intelligence data: Pompeo The U.S. raised said Friday that countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure could be cut off from crucial intelligence...
14:48, 05/31/2019

Raise taxes on firms that harm nature, OECD tells G7 countries Report calls for change of priorities and culture to avert catastrophic biodiversity lossGovernments need to ramp up investment in nature restoration ...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Malaysia leader: Wealthy countries dumping trash here is ‘grossly unfair’ TOKYO — The practice of advanced countries such as the US, Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is “grossly unfair”...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Google Maps speed limits and radar locations arrive in 40 countries After running limited tests in the US and elsewhere, Google Maps is rolling out speed limit warnings and both fixed and mobile radar locations in over...
09:16, 05/30/2019

Countries see Japan’s trash-to-energy plants as solution to garbage woes Countries in Southeast Asia struggling with garbage, some of it imported from developed countries, are turning their attention to Japan's trash-to-ene...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Nearly all countries agree to stem flow of plastic waste into poor nations US reportedly opposed deal, which follows concerns that villages in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia had ‘turned into dumpsites’Almost all the world’s...
02:16, 05/11/2019

German government will ban small arms exports to non-EU, NATO countries: report The German government will ban exports of German-produced small arms to countries outside NATO and the European Union, the Funke group of newspapers c...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Mike Pompeo urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Secretary of state says shipping security was not exclusively a US problem and stresses that Trump does not want war with IranThe US secretary of stat...
11:32, 06/19/2019

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 ...
11:16, 05/28/2019

Over 180 countries -- not including the US -- agree to restrict global plastic waste trade The governments of 187 countries have agreed to control the movement of plastic waste between national borders, in an effort to curb the world's plast...
23:48, 05/11/2019

G7 countries to simulate cross-border cyber attack next month: France Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cyber security attack on the financial sector next mon...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest A...
14:48, 05/28/2019

Asylum seekers from 100 countries in detention face shrinking chance of bond The decision to detain asylum seekers indefinitely as the courts work through a backlog is focused on Central Americans at the U.S.-Mexico border. Bu...
00:32, 05/04/2019

Google Cloud Gaming Service Stadia to Launch in 14 Countries This Year Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November - but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that ...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, b...
22:00, 06/03/2019

UN conference agrees better ways for Global South countries to work together on sustainable development The Second High-Level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40, concluded on Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a political dec...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Call of Duty: Mobile beta starts for Android and iOS players in select countries Officially unveiled two months ago, Activision's Call of Duty: Mobile is now available in beta to Android and iOS players in select territories, the p...
06:00, 05/19/2019

Wheels24.co.za | SEE: Fuel price hikes - Here's how much neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol Fuel prices have increased again in South Africa putting more strain on motorists and the local economy. Here's what neighbouring African countries ar...
14:16, 06/14/2019

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare ...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Countries must co-ordinate to reveal shell company owners, fight money laundering: U.K. MP "What you've got to try and do is make sure they can't move it without being spotted," said John Penrose, a U.K. MP and point person on anti-corruptio...
22:16, 06/02/2019

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare ...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Asia markets slip, currencies decline as US adds 9 countries to watch list Stocks in Asia declined in Wednesday afternoon trade, and some currencies including the Korean won and the Malaysian ringgit weakened against the doll...
10:00, 05/29/2019

World Bank downgrades global growth forecasts, poorest countries hardest hit The World Bank has lowered its expectations of global economic growth for this year in a new report. It says that, although the picture for poorer cou...
23:00, 06/05/2019

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever ...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Latin America accounts for one third of world's homicides, life expectancy dropping in some countries: study The rising number of people being murdered across Latin America and the Caribbean is so high that the life expectancy in some of those countries is dr...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Daily on Energy: Two years in, Trump’s Paris exit hasn’t inspired other countries to follow SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexamin...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Malaysia to return 3,300 tons of waste back to several countries, including US, citing illegal dumping Malaysia has vowed to send back 3,300 tons of plastic waste to countries, including the United States, that it says illegally dumped the non-recyclabl...
21:00, 05/28/2019

The Leaders of These Sinking Countries Are Fighting to Stop Climate Change. Here’s What the Rest of the World Can Learn The journey to the Fijian village of Vunidogoloa is arduous. It requires a flight across the Pacific to the nation’s remote international transi...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusat...
00:16, 06/20/2019

Graham unveils bill to end asylum claims at US border, return minors to home countries Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Wednesday unveiled a bill that would end asylum claims from Central America at the border and return unaccompanied min...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fight...
02:32, 05/18/2019

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on Mo...
19:48, 04/28/2019

President Trump Discusses Climate Change With Prince Charles and Blames Other Countries for Inaction, Despite U.S. Emissions Surge President Donald Trump and Prince Charles discussed climate change during the President’s state visit to the U.K. this week. But Trump continued...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Local election losses branded 'punishment' for Tory response to Brexit as senior ministers urge party unity A Cabinet minister has branded crushing local election losses a "punishment" for the Tory's response to Brexit as senior ministers called for unity wi...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Google Maps now shows speed limits and speed cameras in 40+ countries Almost six years after Google’s purchase of the Waze navigation app, one of the features previously exclusive to the latter now appears to be a ...
07:16, 05/30/2019

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Re...
17:16, 05/27/2019

Eurovision semi-final 2019: Iceland, Australia and San Marino among 10 countries to reach final stage Iceland, Australia and San Marino are among the 10 countries through to the Eurovision Song Contest's grand final after competing in the penultimate s...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Can Mexico fix the migrant crisis? The air is thick with humidity on the Suchiate River that separates Mexico from Guatemala. Yet the pontoon men are busy as usual. Using long poles, th...
03:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. limits protections for some migrant children U.S. immigration authorities on Friday said the government would limit which migrant children who enter the country alone qualify for special protecti...
08:48, 06/01/2019

Report says migrant healthcare flawed TUCSON – A new report says hospital and immigration enforcement policies are having a negative impact on migrant healthcare. “It really sh...
08:32, 06/11/2019

Another Migrant Child Has Died in U.S. Custody A 16-year-old unaccompanied Guatemalan child died in U.S. government custody in Texas on Tuesday, according to BuzzFeed. The unidentified boy is the t...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Mexico says migrant detentions up 79% in April Mexican authorities say the number of mainly Central American migrants who were detained in April has risen by 79% in comparison to the same month las...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Second migrant in 36 hours dies after being detained by US – live Joe Biden accused of plagiarism in climate planHuge protests in Britain over Trump’s state visit – liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new persp...
01:00, 06/05/2019

HHS: Unaccompanied migrant teen died while in U.S. custody An unaccompanied migrant teenager died while in the custody of the U.S. government in Texas on Tuesday, Department of Health and Human Services offici...
01:48, 05/02/2019

16-year-old unaccompanied migrant boy dies in U.S. custody _____ A 16-year-old unaccompanied migrant died in Texas while in the custody of the U.S. government, officials said Wednesday. The boy died Tuesday af...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Trump Says Guatemala Is Set to Help Stem Migrant Flow President Trump said in a par of tweets that Guatemala was getting ready to sign an agreement that would make it a final refuge for asylum seekers, an...
08:32, 06/18/2019

Maltese soldiers charged with migrant murder Tasked with rescuing migrants who arrive on Malta's shores, two soldiers have been charged with murdering two men who arrived from Ivory Coast. Charge...
22:48, 05/19/2019

Migrant detentions at border in May highest since 2007 The U.S. Border Patrol's apprehensions of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned...
22:48, 06/05/2019

Report: US to target 2,000 migrant families on Sunday Officials have told US media that a major operation to arrest thousands of illegal immigrants is coming. The Trump administration has asked for an eve...
23:48, 06/21/2019

4 missing after migrant raft overturns in Rio Grande WASHINGTON (AP) — Border agents are searching for three children and an adult after their raft flipped on the Rio Grande as they tried to cross the U....
21:32, 05/02/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the ...
20:32, 06/19/2019

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and...
02:16, 06/20/2019

Guatemala, U.S. Discuss Controversial Migrant Deal Under safe-third-country treaty, the violence-racked Central American nation would require asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador to make their ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Migrant border arrests reached nearly 100,000 in April U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 100,000 undocumented immigrants at the border in April, the second month in a row the number has topped 90,0...
01:48, 05/09/2019

On Migrant Journeys With WhatsApp and Google Translate Miriam Jordan, who covers immigration for The Times, says that migrants crossing the border often use WhatsApp and that Google Translate can break the...
15:48, 05/29/2019

New Mexico counties revolt against migrant releases Two more New Mexico counties have declared their opposition to taking in migrants in a growing revolt against federal authorities dropping off a surge...
03:48, 05/23/2019

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya’s coast CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya’s Mediterranean coast, as the...
16:48, 06/02/2019

CPB announces 2 more adult migrant deaths at border U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced two more Central American migrant deaths, bringing the number of migrants who died at the southwestern bo...
06:32, 06/05/2019

Guatemalan teen is 3rd minor migrant to die in U.S. custody A 16-year-old migrant boy died while in the custody of the U.S. government in Texas on Monday, the third minor migrant death in less than a month, U.S...
22:32, 05/20/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the ...
10:48, 06/20/2019

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say ...
06:16, 05/22/2019

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s ramped-up effort to curb the flow of Central American migrants to the United States so far hasn’t eased ...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter ...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Migrant child dies in US custody; 4th since December A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, becoming the fourth minor known to have died after being de...
06:16, 05/16/2019

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya's coast The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya's Mediterranean coast, as the search for survivo...
16:00, 06/02/2019

| Girl, 10, sixth known migrant child to die in US custody US authorities say that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case....
01:16, 05/24/2019

Death on the Rio Grande: A Look at a Perilous Migrant Route President Trump’s immigration clampdown has pushed an increasing surge of migrants into the harsh river current as the fastest route to American soil....
07:16, 06/08/2019

All I Want To Do Is Play 16-Bit Action RPGs It was about two months ago when, reading the latest updates on the Sega Genesis Mini, I thought to myself: “Wouldn’t it be cool if the classic 16-bit...
00:48, 06/04/2019

What does the European Parliament actually do? Fewer people are voting at the EU level and more populists are in parliament than ever before. With elections approaching at the end of May, DW looks ...
08:32, 05/07/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next ...
20:16, 05/16/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? For years it was a rite of passage for European holidaymakers visiting another country on the continent -- the dreaded phone bill on the return home....
13:32, 05/13/2019

The European Games so far British and Irish boxers kick off the European Games with an array of wins but some big names are eliminated early. John Dennen on the opening days’ a...
19:32, 06/25/2019

‘Dangerous’ migrant overcrowding at El Paso border facility EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An inspection at an El Paso Border Patrol station where detained migrants are held found this month that there were 900 people c...
20:48, 05/31/2019

A 10-year-old from El Salvador is the 6th migrant child to die in US custody in 8 months The death toll of migrant children in U.S. custody rose to six after federal authorities acknowledged that a 10-year-old girl died eight months ago. ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Cyprus minister: Turkey complicit in migrant trafficking Cyprus’ interior minister is accusing Turkey and breakaway Turkish Cypriots of helping to traffick migrants to the internationally recognized southern...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says...
00:16, 05/21/2019

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcemen...
02:32, 06/22/2019

Migrant Hides Inside Car Dashboard To Enter Europe A migrant was found hiding inside the dashboard of a car on the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, trying to enter Europe ille...
00:48, 05/29/2019

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Fire engulfs migrant center in Bosnia, injuring 29 SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Bosnian police say a fire has engulfed a migrant center in the northwest of the country, injuring at least 29 people. P...
13:48, 06/01/2019

Border Patrol to hire staff to help with migrant processing WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is working on hiring additional staff to manage the processing of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Officia...
19:00, 05/28/2019

GRAPHIC Migrant father, child drown in Rio Grande Searing images show a man and his 23-month-old daughter face down in shallow water on the Mexico bank of the Rio Grande, highlighting the perils of th...
04:48, 06/26/2019

Trump to slap tariffs on Mexico over migrant flows The 5 percent tariff would take effect on June 10 “until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our country, STOP,” Trump said ...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent bit by migrant A migrant woman is facing charges after she allegedly bit a Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent. According to Customs and Border Protection, last Thursd...
15:16, 05/20/2019

Border Patrol says it found largest-ever migrant group A group of 1,036 migrants that crossed the border illegally into El Paso, Texas, is the largest the Border Patrol has ever encountered, the agency sai...
19:48, 05/31/2019

Trump says mass migrant deportation program delayed US President Donald Trump says he'll hold back the planned sweep of migrants in 10 American citiies for two weeks. The Democrats denounced the plan as...
02:16, 06/23/2019

What’s the rationale behind Trump’s migrant detention? Experts weigh in Last week, it was reported that dozens of children living in migrant detention centres did not have access to basic sanitary supplies such as soap and...
02:32, 06/26/2019

Seven migrant deaths reported in 'extreme heat' at U.S. border Authorities in Texas reported seven migrant deaths on Monday, including those of a woman, two babies and a toddler, showing the danger of extreme summ...
10:00, 06/25/2019

Dems, GOP battle over migrant children's deaths A Democratic lawmaker blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children, setting off a fight between Republica...
22:32, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Migrant boats intercepted in English Channel The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 5:20 p.m. British and French authorities have stopped 29 migrants who tried to cross the English ...
22:00, 05/19/2019

2 Maltese soldiers arrested in drive-by slaying of migrant Malta’s prime minister has announced that two armed forces members have been arrested in connection with the drive-by shooting murder of a migrant fro...
16:48, 05/18/2019

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, th...
21:32, 06/21/2019

Advocates decry delays in release of migrant kids Immigrant advocates say the federal government is allowing migrant children at a Florida facility to languish in "prison-like conditions" instead of r...
02:48, 06/01/2019

CBP says it’s not low on supplies after claims of ‘appalling’ conditions for migrant children A Customs and Border Protection official said Tuesday the agency was not running low on supplies in response to reports that people looking to make do...
05:16, 06/26/2019

Serbia police detain 1 migrant in stabbing death of another BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police have detained a 17-year-old migrant from Afghanistan suspected of stabbing to death another Afghan national in ...
11:00, 06/06/2019

US to use Army base in Oklahoma to shelter migrant children The federal government will be opening a facility at an Army base in Oklahoma to house migrant children and is considered a customs port in southern N...
06:32, 06/12/2019

Teenage Guatemalan migrant dies in Texas while in U.S. custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan migrant died in a Texas hospital while in the custody of the U.S. government on Wednesday after his health steadily declined ...
04:48, 05/02/2019

The Latest: EU agency reports drop in migrant arrivals VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on European migration issues (all times local): 6 p.m. The European Union’s border agency says the number of m...
18:48, 05/14/2019

In Shift, U.S. Vows to More Aggressively Deport Migrant Families Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the stepped-up deportations were necessary to deter migrants at the sout...
23:48, 06/04/2019

U.S. Senate panel OKs aid for migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S....
19:48, 06/19/2019

US opens new mass shelter in Texas for migrant children The federal government is opening a new mass shelter for migrant children near the U.S-Mexico border and is considering housing children on three mili...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Trump says tariffs on Mexico likely, decries migrant 'onslaught' President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would probably defy Mexico, U.S. business groups and lawmakers from his own party and impose new tariffs on ...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Guatemalan migrant toddler dies weeks after U.S. detention A 2-1/2-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy who was detained last month at the U.S.-Mexico border but released from U.S. custody with his mother during tr...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Second migrant in a week dies after being taken into custody by Border Patrol A Honduran woman died Monday after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents in south central Texas, marking the seventh such death since ...
21:48, 06/04/2019

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to ...
18:48, 06/19/2019

Bosnians protest against migrant influx in border town Several hundred Bosnians protested on Sunday against an influx of migrants in the western border town of Bihac, warning of security and health risks f...
02:32, 06/17/2019

| France harassing, intimidating migrant helpers: Amnesty Rights group Amnesty International has accused French authorities of harassing, intimidating and even assaulting people offering aid to migrants in th...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Turkey: 9 missing, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks Turkey's coast guard says it has rescued 31 migrants after their boat sank off the Turkish coast and is searching for an estimated nine others who are...
14:16, 06/17/2019

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it match...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Turkey: 8 dead, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks Turkey’s coast guard says it has rescued 31 migrants after their boat sank off the Turkish coast and is searching for an estimated nine other migrants...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges mas...
19:32, 06/19/2019

Doctors alarmed that flu killed detained migrant teen HOUSTON (AP) — A preliminary autopsy report says a 16-year-old from Guatemala died of complications of the flu while in U.S. Border Patrol custody. Th...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people ...
06:16, 06/17/2019

Senators question care of unaccompanied migrant children WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Finance Committee are questioning whether the Trump administration is neglecting...
23:32, 05/09/2019

A $37 Million Temporary Fix: U.S. Builds 2 New Migrant Detention Centers Satellite images and government documents provide a first glimpse into new tent facilities at the Southwest border. They are the Trump administration’...
23:16, 05/02/2019