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07:11 2019-06-16

Tires blow out on United Airlines plane during Newark landing, no one injured United flight 627 became disabled on the runway after it "experienced multiple flat tires" upon landing at 1 p.m. from Denver, the airline said in a ...
05:42 2019-06-16

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interes...
05:42 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstr...
05:42 2019-06-16

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate"...
04:42 2019-06-16

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kerm...
04:42 2019-06-16

New York-Area Airport Briefly Closed After Plane Lands On Flat Tires The busy Newark airport serving the New York area was briefly closed Saturday after a United Airlines flight experienced multiple flat tires upon lan...
04:42 2019-06-16

"Will Shoot In Your Face": Cops After 4-Year-Old Took Doll From Store An Arizona couple is suing the city of Phoenix and its police department for $10 million after a video captured officers drawing their weapons and th...
04:42 2019-06-16

"Jamal Khashoggi Death Painful, Stop Exploiting Case": Saudi Crown Prince Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has warned against "exploiting" the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi for political gains, in what appeared...
04:42 2019-06-16

Strong quake hits island chain off New Zealand; no tsunami A magnitude 7.4 earthquake has struck an arc of islands off New Zealand on Sunday, and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says it may cause only mino...
04:01 2019-06-16

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as e...
04:01 2019-06-16

Activists push Sunday protest despite Hong Kong bill delay Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forw...
04:01 2019-06-16

Indian election reveals role of money, questionable morality India’s recent national election delivered a historic victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party, but also exposed the influen...
04:01 2019-06-16

No credit cards, no selfies: How Hong Kong’s protesters are evading the surveillance state Today's movement is intentionally leaderless, with participants using cash, encrypted apps and face masks to leave no trace for authorities to follow...
04:01 2019-06-16

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after thre...
03:28 2019-06-16

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to he...
03:28 2019-06-16

UK's Esther McVey to back Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Telegraph British conservative lawmaker Esther McVey said on Saturday that she will support Boris Johnson in his bid to be prime minister, The Telegraph report...
03:28 2019-06-16

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation ...
03:28 2019-06-16

Yemen's Houthis target two Saudi airports with multiple drone attacks Yemen's Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Sa...
03:28 2019-06-16

Exclusive: Saudis say Shi'ite man arrested as juvenile will not be executed A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 202...
03:28 2019-06-16

Saudi crown prince calls for 'decisive stand' on tanker attacks Saudi Arabia's crown prince called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" toward attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping ro...
03:28 2019-06-16

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decis...
03:28 2019-06-16

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets on Sunday to demand Hong Kong's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bil...
03:28 2019-06-16

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying...
02:42 2019-06-16

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was s...
02:42 2019-06-16

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on polit...
02:42 2019-06-16

The Latest: Tanker crew land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the G...
02:42 2019-06-16

Archbishop dons hard-hat to hold first Mass in Notre Dame since devastating fire The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cathedral on Satu...
02:42 2019-06-16

Brazil's Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages Brazil's justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was...
02:42 2019-06-16

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow...
02:42 2019-06-16

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in ...
02:14 2019-06-16

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origins of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by Germ...
02:14 2019-06-16

India face Pakistan in 'mother of all matches' at Cricket World Cup Billions of eyes will be fixed on one of the biggest sporting fixtures in the world as neighbouring countries and arch rivals, India and Pakista...
02:00 2019-06-16

MH370 'hijacker' identified in new book as 'talented individual' who LANDED plane MH370 was likely flown to ground by a “talented and motivated” individual who fooled investigators over the doomed plane’s whereabouts, according to ...
01:56 2019-06-16

OJ Simpson Joins Twitter, 25 Years After Murders Of Ex-Wife, Her Friend Just days after the 25th anniversary of the gruesome double murder of which he was accused but acquitted, OJ Simpson has opened a Twitter account wit...
00:42 2019-06-16

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill. ...
00:00 2019-06-16

Notre Dame Cathedral holds first mass since devastating fire The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris held its first mass since the April fire that destroyed parts of the iconic landmark.     ...
00:00 2019-06-16

Donald Trump hits out at Sadiq Khan after day of bloodshed in London Donald Trump has lashed out at Sadiq Khan on Twitter amid a spate of violence in the capital, labelling him a "disaster" and saying London needs a ne...
00:00 2019-06-16

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warns nuclear deal signatories of non-compliance Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned the country will further scale back its compliance with the nuclear deal unless it receives "positive signals...
23:56 2019-06-15

Amanda Knox, exonerated of murder, returns to Italy Amanda Knox, a U.S. citizen, has returned to Italy for the first time since she was released from prison in 2011 and acquitted of murder to tell her ...
23:56 2019-06-15

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown The top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there must be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a pr...
23:14 2019-06-15

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are weighing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their...
23:14 2019-06-15

Hobby horse fans show off their skills in Finland What organizers called “the biggest hobby horse event in the world” has taken place in Finland at the national championships for the sport that simul...
23:14 2019-06-15

Peru starts demanding passports, visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru’s northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the count...
23:14 2019-06-15

Attempted deportation of Palestinian man reveals tangled legal odyssey Abdelhaleem Ashqar was flown to Israel by ICE only to be turned around and brought back to the United States on the order of a federal judge. Now he’...
23:14 2019-06-15

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferred to mainlan...
23:14 2019-06-15

The Taliban claimed an attack on U.S. forces. Pompeo blamed Iran. The secretary of State pointed to a Kabul bombing as an example of one “in a series of attacks instigated by the Islamic Republic of Iran and its sur...
23:14 2019-06-15

Master of grandeur in theater, film and opera dies at 96 The Italian director orchestrated the youthful 1968 movie version of “Romeo and Juliet” and transported operagoers to Parisian rooftops and the pyram...
23:14 2019-06-15

Toyota Found This Old Celica Convertible to Haul the Le Mans Trophy and It Rules Every year the prior-year’s winning team brings a convertible to Le Mans to haul the big trophy around the track. Toyota, having won last June, has k...
23:14 2019-06-15

The 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans in Pictures, The Start The 24 Hours of Le Mans is well underway, and pro photographer Jay Liu is there to capture all of the action. Jay has given us access to his full por...
23:14 2019-06-15

Head of Ice Age wolf found perfectly preserved in ice in Siberia About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because of the freezing conditions, it is so...
22:28 2019-06-15

Video shows Phoenix police holding family at gunpoint after 4-year-old allegedly shoplifts Phoenix Police Department Chief Jeri Williams said in a video released Friday afternoon that she began an internal investigation as soon as she was m...
22:28 2019-06-15

Flights at Newark Liberty Airport halted after plane skids off runway Flights were halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but no one was hurt, federal officia...
22:28 2019-06-15

Hundreds of people march through London demanding justice for Grenfell Tower tragedy Hundreds of people marched through London to demand justice over the Grenfell Tower tragedy, a day after commemorations to mark the two-year annivers...
22:14 2019-06-15

Amanda Knox breaks down in tears while speaking in Italy about Meredith Kercher murder Amanda Knox broke down in tears at a criminal justice festival in Italy as she revealed she "fears more charges" over the death of British student Me...
22:14 2019-06-15

Damilola Taylor's father says teens 'haven't learned lessons' from his son's murder almost 20 years on The father of Damilola Taylor has said young people "haven't learned the lessons of his death" after three murders on London streets in less than 24 ...
22:14 2019-06-15

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her ...
22:14 2019-06-15

Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ...
22:14 2019-06-15

German SPD's record low in poll puts strain on Merkel's coalition Support for Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) party, a junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, has slumped to a record low, a poll show...
22:14 2019-06-15

Worshippers in safety hats attend Notre-Dame's first mass since fire A small congregation in white hard hats attended mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday, the first service since fire devastated the Gothi...
22:14 2019-06-15

Spain's conservatives retake Madrid, far-left keeps Barcelona A conservative was sworn in on Saturday as Madrid's new mayor, regaining control of the Spanish capital for the People's Party after forging a coalit...
22:14 2019-06-15

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official S...
22:14 2019-06-15

Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian s...
22:14 2019-06-15

Drone attacks target Jizan and Abha airports in Saudi Arabia: Al-Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched multiple drone attacks on Jizan and Abha airports in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, addin...
22:14 2019-06-15

Al Shabaab kill 16 in Kenya and Somalia blasts Somali militants killed eight Kenyan police with a roadside bomb near the border between the two countries on Saturday, officials said, while another...
22:14 2019-06-15

Berlin's Club der Visionäre damaged in blaze Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been partially gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responde...
22:00 2019-06-15

Slovakia's first female president sworn in In her inauguration speech, Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the ...
22:00 2019-06-15

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative ...
22:00 2019-06-15

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought ...
22:00 2019-06-15

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the...
22:00 2019-06-15

Somali civilians, Kenyan police officers killed in blasts A series of explosions have claimed the lives of Kenyan police officers and Somali civilians. The attacks, claimed by al-Shabab jihadists, came after...
22:00 2019-06-15

German Cup: Bayern Munich to face Cottbus, Dortmund get Grosskreutz reunion Just weeks after the end of the 2018-19 season, the draw for the first round of the 2019-20 German Cup was made. Many of the fixtures saw former Bund...
22:00 2019-06-15

Notre Dame celebrates first Mass since fire The Mass comes as pledges from billionaires to fund restoration of the cathedral have failed to materialize. Instead, it's mainly been small donation...
22:00 2019-06-15

The long road to being a pro footballer Germany's youth teams have been having trouble qualifying for major international tournaments in recent years. So what is at the root of the problem ...
22:00 2019-06-15

German pilot killed in Polish air show tailspin The pilot, who was in his 60s, was flying a Soviet-era aerobatic plane when it suddenly plummeted into a river. Footage of the crash shows a more tha...
22:00 2019-06-15

Crew Members of Attacked Norwegian-Owned Tanker Now in Dubai NICOSIA, Cyprus — Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days ...
22:00 2019-06-15

Notre Dame Celebrates First Mass Since Devastating April Fire PARIS — The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cat...
22:00 2019-06-15

I Am Very Into These Rad Retrofuturistic Synthwave Music Videos With Cars Today I learned there is a whole genre of YouTube videos which are just cool car scenes from shows and films with techno/electro/synthwavey-sounding ...
21:28 2019-06-15

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet an...
21:28 2019-06-15

The Only Way to Stay Sane With a Budget Project Car: Appreciate the Little Things Not everybody understands the desire to modify a car; to make it faster or tougher or just turn a piece of transportation into a work of art. It’s an...
21:28 2019-06-15

This Is the Drag Race For Absolute Audi R8 Superiority It may not exactly be a surprise that the newest Audi R8 V10 Performance is the quickest of the bunch, but you may be taken aback by just how much p...
21:28 2019-06-15

The First Big Crash of Le Mans Claims a Corvette It is not usually a good idea to attempt a pass on traffic in the middle of the Porsche Curves at Le Mans. And one would imagine that Corvette factor...
21:28 2019-06-15

WRC Rules Officially Switch to Hybrid Power for 2022 Season The World Rally Championship’s highest class will move to incorporate hybrid electric drive in two seasons time. The rule change will initially featu...
21:28 2019-06-15

Trump Administration Owes $7 Million For His 2017 Inauguration: Report The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inaugura...
20:56 2019-06-15

Pakistan To Get $3.4 Billion In Budgetary Aid From Asian Development Bank Pakistan will receive $3.4 billion in budgetary support from the Asian Development Bank (ABD), the de facto finance minister said on Saturday, as the...
19:42 2019-06-15

Notre Dame to See First Mass Since Going Ablaze Two months to the day since fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral and destroyed much of its roof and vaulted ceiling, the archbishop of Paris will offer...
18:14 2019-06-15

Alleged London Bus Attack Victim Speaks Out in Op-Ed: ‘Do You Get Outraged About All Homophobia?’ A woman whose photo went viral after she was allegedly beaten in a homophobic attack in London this month has spoken up in a Guardian op-ed about the...
18:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, d...
18:14 2019-06-15

| WATCH: Facial recognition: what's in a face? Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer, but rights groups have raised ...
18:14 2019-06-15

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his thre...
18:14 2019-06-15

Leaked chats appear to show judge advised prosecutors in Lula case Leaked personal messages published on Saturday by a news website show the judge who led the corruption trial that jailed former Brazil president Luiz...
18:14 2019-06-15

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the ...
18:14 2019-06-15

Amanda Knox breaks down in Italy as she relives murder trial Amanda Knox, back in Italy for the first time since her 2015 murder acquittal, broke down in tears on Saturday as she relived her eight-year ordeal o...
18:14 2019-06-15

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies, after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oi...
18:14 2019-06-15

Tearful Amanda Knox: Media created false story around me Amanda Knox on Saturday accused the media of having created a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. (June...
18:00 2019-06-15

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bil...
18:00 2019-06-15

1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at California Costco A gunman opened fire inside a Southern California Costco during an argument Friday night, killing a man, wounding two other people and sparking a sta...
17:56 2019-06-15

First mass to be held in Notre Dame since April fire The Notre Dame cathedral is holding its first Mass since the April fire that ravaged the edifice's roof and caused its masterpiece spire to collapse....
17:56 2019-06-15

10 Kenyan police officers killed by roadside bomb near Somali border Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspe...
17:56 2019-06-15

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Secu...
17:56 2019-06-15

No casualties reported after Iraq air base home to U.S. troops hit by mortar shells The attack comes amid rising tensions in the Middle East between the United States and Iran, which ratcheted up on Thursday after suspected attacks o...
17:56 2019-06-15

UAE says evidence shows oil tanker attacks were ‘state sponsored’ Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan didn't name the state, but said his country wants to work with other nations to prevent a furthe...
17:56 2019-06-15

Romeo and Juliet director dies Revered Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for a film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and for staging extravagant opera productions, has died a...
17:42 2019-06-15

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: June 15-16, 2019 Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where yo...
16:56 2019-06-15

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...
16:28 2019-06-15

For U.S.-bound Central American migrants, better to stay in Mexico than be sent home Many of the Central Americans who lined up for papers at an asylum office in southern Mexico said they could abandon plans to reach the United States...
16:28 2019-06-15

Ousted Sudan president to be referred for trial soon: prosecutor Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted president Omar al-Bashir will be referred for trial soon after a period for objections expires....
16:28 2019-06-15

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon: officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (...
16:28 2019-06-15

One trapped miner in Chile rescued, one dead, one remains missing Chilean authorities found alive one of three Bolivian miners trapped beneath the rubble at a small copper mine early on Saturday, while another was f...
16:28 2019-06-15

Bomb kills Kenyan policemen near Somali border A roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a police spo...
16:28 2019-06-15

UAE: Evidence shows tanker attacks 'state-sponsored' The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were "...
16:14 2019-06-15

Amanda Knox sobs during speech on return to Italy, accuses media of building false story Amanda Knox broke down in tears during a criminal justice festival in Italy on Saturday as she accused the media of depicting her as guilty despite h...
16:14 2019-06-15

State Department says senior UN official’s visit to China 'highly inappropriate' The State Department criticized an upcoming visit of the UN’s counter-terrorism Czar to China as, “Highly inappropriate,” after it was revealed the o...
16:14 2019-06-15

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum ex...
16:14 2019-06-15

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders of southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue on the agenda, w...
16:14 2019-06-15

Anger boils over Xinjiang visit by UN counterterrorism chief A visit by the UN's counterterrorism head to Xinjiang lends credibility to the view that Uighurs pose a threat to China, the US and rights groups hav...
16:14 2019-06-15

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities say they were able to safely destroy the ...
16:14 2019-06-15

Moldovan oligarch's party makes way for pro-Europe, pro-Russia coalition Moldova's Democratic Party, headed by a powerful oligarch, has ceded power to an unlikely coalition of pro-Russian and pro-European forces. It's an a...
16:14 2019-06-15

Notre Dame to celebrate first Mass since fire The Mass comes as pledges from billionaires to fund restoration of the cathedral have failed to materialize. Instead, it's mainly been small donation...
16:14 2019-06-15

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among forei...
16:14 2019-06-15

Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking m...
16:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam said in a press conference her government would indefinitely 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the bi...
16:14 2019-06-15

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tanke...
16:14 2019-06-15

Opinion: A Persian Gulf war can have no winners After the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, the US is blaming Iran. How credible is the accusation, asks DW's Rainer Sollich, and c...
16:14 2019-06-15

Amanda Knox returns to Italy for first time since acquittal Once accused of brutally murdering her roommate, the exonerated journalist has called for an end to "irresponsible media." Her case gained widespread...
16:14 2019-06-15

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to...
16:14 2019-06-15

No elephants poached in a year at Mozambique's Niassa wildlife park Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the anima...
16:14 2019-06-15

Berlin's Club der Visionäre 'burned down almost completely' Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed...
16:14 2019-06-15

Nine arrested as German girl's birthday party turns riotous As many as 400 people turned out for the 16-year-old's private celebration near the southwestern city of Mannheim. Police took several hours to resto...
16:14 2019-06-15

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
16:14 2019-06-15

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 201...
16:14 2019-06-15

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sa...
15:56 2019-06-15

U.S. consulate welcomes Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill The United States Consulate in Hong Kong on Saturday welcomed a decision by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to suspend a proposed law that would allow pe...
15:28 2019-06-15

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wide...
15:28 2019-06-15

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations The leader of Britain's main opposition party has questioned whether the government had evidence to back up its accusations that Iran was behind atta...
15:28 2019-06-15

UAE foreign minister says Iran fingerprints clear on oil tanker attacks: Arabiya TV UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahya said Iran's fingerprints were clear on the attacks on oil tankers on May 12, Arabiya TV repor...
15:28 2019-06-15

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to ...
15:28 2019-06-15

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that w...
15:28 2019-06-15

Spain's conservatives retake Madrid in pact with far-right A conservative was sworn in on Saturday as Madrid's new mayor, regaining control of the Spanish capital for his People's Party (PP) after forging a r...
15:28 2019-06-15

Roadside bomb kills Kenyan police near Somali border A roadside bomb hit a vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 police officers onboard, the police ...
15:28 2019-06-15

Britain praises Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt welcomed a decision by the Hong Kong government to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extrad...
15:28 2019-06-15

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic ret...
15:28 2019-06-15

Saudi urges swift response to secure Gulf energy supplies: ministry Saudi Arabia said on Saturday there must be a quick response to the threat to energy supplies, market stability and consumer confidence, the energy m...
15:28 2019-06-15

Brexit: Irish PM says no backstop as bad for Ireland as no deal Ireland will not allow the Northern Ireland "backstop" clause in Britain's EU withdrawal agreement to be dropped because doing so would be as big a t...
15:28 2019-06-15

Anti-graft crusader sworn in as Slovakia's first female president Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia's first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justi...
15:28 2019-06-15

G20 energy ministers to collaborate to keep market stability Energy ministers from the Group of 20 major economies have shared concerns over attacks on tankers in the Gulf and will collaborate to maintain stabi...
15:28 2019-06-15

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sa...
15:28 2019-06-15

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales ...
15:14 2019-06-15

Worshippers In Hard Hats To Attend Notre-Dame's First Mass Since Fire A small congregation wearing hard hats will attend mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday, the first service to be held since fire devasta...
14:28 2019-06-15

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states...
14:28 2019-06-15

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest So...
14:28 2019-06-15

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to Chi...
14:28 2019-06-15

Pak Minister Accidentally Shown With Cat Ears On Facebook Live Streaming In a comedy of errors, a person streaming live on Facebook a conference by a Pakistani minister accidentally activated the cat filter, according to a...
14:28 2019-06-15

Lesbian couple targeted in homophobic attack on London bus say they are now 'more physically confident' A lesbian couple who were attacked on a London bus have insisted they will not behave differently in public and feel more "physically confident" beca...
14:14 2019-06-15

Plumstead and Wandsworth murders: Fourteen arrests after two killed and three injured in 12 hours of violence in south London Fourteen arrests have been made after 12 hours of violence in south London which saw two teenagers killed within minutes of each other and another th...
14:14 2019-06-15

Notre-Dame to celebrate first Mass since April fire The Notre Dame cathedral is holding its first Mass since the April fire that ravaged the edifice's roof and caused its masterpiece spire to collapse....
14:14 2019-06-15

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent disp...
14:14 2019-06-15

Search for stunt pilot after plane plunges into Polish river A rescue operation is underway in central Poland for the pilot of a small stunt plane that plunged into the Vistula river during a performance at an ...
14:14 2019-06-15

10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspe...
14:14 2019-06-15

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity a...
14:14 2019-06-15

North Korea Fires Insults at U.S., Spares Trump A year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s historic first meeting with President Trump, his government is once again hurling insults at the U.S.—...
13:42 2019-06-15

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow...
13:28 2019-06-15

| WATCH: Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes Newly-published research has found evidence that the moon is shrinking and may still be tectonically active.In a new study published in Nature Geosci...
12:28 2019-06-15

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a ...
12:28 2019-06-15

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers...
12:28 2019-06-15

Myanmar Doctor-Turned-Model Hits Back At Ban Over Lingerie Photos A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for "interfering" with p...
12:28 2019-06-15

Surge In HIV Cases In Pakistan, 31 Test Positive In Sindh Province Thirty-one people were tested HIV positive during a screening programme conducted in Pakistan's Sindh province on Saturday, health authorities said a...
12:28 2019-06-15

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from h...
12:28 2019-06-15

Russians Mock Elon Musk, Send Toy Car Into Space Mocking SpaceX CEO Elon Musk launched a Tesla car into space in 2018, Russian scientists sent their own red car outside the Earth, but the car was ac...
12:28 2019-06-15

Bangladesh's Power Plants Put Sunderbans On "Sites In Danger": Report The official advisory organisation on natural World Heritage has recommended putting the Sundarbans on a list of natural sites in danger as Banglades...
12:28 2019-06-15

Russia's Putin Gives China's Xi Ice Cream On His 66th Birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who ...
12:28 2019-06-15

Europeans skeptical of Trump's claim that Iran to blame in tanker attack President Trump’s claim that the oil tanker attack near the Strait of Hormuz had “Iran written all over it” was met with skepticism in Europe, with B...
12:28 2019-06-15

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary ...
12:28 2019-06-15

Moldova's new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice Moldova's new prime minister says her government's priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsibl...
12:28 2019-06-15

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions tha...
11:14 2019-06-15

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politi...
11:14 2019-06-15

| WATCH: Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house i...
11:14 2019-06-15

| Bhutan to double teacher pay In many countries teachers have a rough time but not in Bhutan, the small Himalayan kingdom famous for striving for Gross National Happiness, where t...
11:14 2019-06-15

| Paris's Notre-Dame to celebrate first mass after fire The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday, exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the wo...
11:14 2019-06-15

| US infant boy cut out of mother's womb dies at hospital A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, the...
11:14 2019-06-15

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader suspends divisive extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from h...
11:14 2019-06-15

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the...
10:56 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited t...
10:42 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces China extradition bill is suspended Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced at a press conference on Saturday afternoon that a contentious bill to allow extraditions to mainland ...
10:42 2019-06-15

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pr...
10:42 2019-06-15

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widesp...
10:28 2019-06-15

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa: Saudi state TV A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday, ...
10:28 2019-06-15

Iran president renews ultimatum over nuclear pact compliance Iran will continue scaling back compliance with its nuclear deal commitments unless other signatories show "positive signals", the Iranian president ...
10:28 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wide...
10:28 2019-06-15

The charity keeping children off the streets by teaching them to ski A charity which teaches inner city youngsters from deprived communities how to ski is aiming to recruit a record number of teenagers onto this year's...
09:56 2019-06-15

Police officer who sawed and smashed through man's windscreen is guilty of gross misconduct A police officer who sawed and smashed his way through a man's windscreen with a knife after mistaking him for a drug dealer committed gross miscondu...
09:56 2019-06-15

Hong Kong to Suspend Controversial Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s leader plans to suspend a contentious extradition bill that sparked violent confrontations between protesters and police, signaling a des...
09:56 2019-06-15

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites Sudan's transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darf...
09:42 2019-06-15

With all this talk of Hypercars at Le Mans today, I’m thinking back to the last time a road-homologa With all this talk of Hypercars at Le Mans today, I’m thinking back to the last time a road-homologated car won the race overall. This is Porsche’s G...
09:14 2019-06-15

Grueling Himalayan effort to retrieve bodies of avalanche-hit climbers Two weeks after an avalanche swept up and probably killed a group of climbers in the Himalayas, Indian authorities mounted efforts to pluck their bod...
09:14 2019-06-15

U.S. doubled number of asylum seekers sent to Mexico daily: official Luis Carlos Cano, a spokesman for Mexico's national immigration agency in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, said starting Thursday some ...
08:28 2019-06-15

‘People are dying’: Conditions at U.S. migrant camps are grave, report says “The state of human rights in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands is grave and is only getting worse,” the Border Network for Human Rights said in its report...
08:28 2019-06-15

Exclusive: Hong Kong police 'trapped in the middle' by polarizing extradition bill Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious ext...
08:14 2019-06-15

China denies hit and run as pressure builds on Duterte to speak up China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pr...
08:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspe...
08:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread ange...
08:14 2019-06-15

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the ...
08:14 2019-06-15

Mexico migration chief resigns, prisons director tapped Mexico’s president is nominating his country’s prisons director to replace its immigration chief after the latter presented his letter of resignation...
06:42 2019-06-15

Judge absolves Bolsonaro attacker because of mental illness A judge in Brazil has absolved the man who stabbed then-presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in his torso last year, citing his mental illness and o...
06:42 2019-06-15

China denies its vessel intentionally sank Filipino boat China has acknowledged its fishing vessel hit a Filipino boat in the disputed South China Sea in an incident that prompted an outcry in the Philippin...
06:42 2019-06-15

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss ...
06:28 2019-06-15

Paris's Notre-Dame To Host First Mass After 2 Months Of Devastating Blaze The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday, exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the wo...
06:28 2019-06-15

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill Pressure on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has d...
05:42 2019-06-15

China denies its vessel intentionally hit Filipino boat China has acknowledged its fishing vessel hit a Filipino boat in the disputed South China Sea in an incident that prompted an outcry in the Philippin...
05:42 2019-06-15

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian...
04:56 2019-06-15

U.S., others object to U.N. counterterrorism chief visit to China's Xinjiang The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China's remote Xinjiang, where...
04:56 2019-06-15

Senegal police detain protesters amid outcry over gas deal Senegalese riot police fired tear gas and detained more than 20 people on Friday at an unsanctioned protest in Dakar over a BBC report of allegations...
04:56 2019-06-15

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member...
04:56 2019-06-15

Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters A Turkish court has accepted an indictment requesting a jail sentence for two Bloomberg reporters and 36 other people after a complaint about the rep...
04:56 2019-06-15

'Moldova is free' cheers new premier as rival steps aside Moldova's new prime minister Maia Sandu consolidated her power on Friday as her predecessor resigned, appearing to ease a crisis that shook the count...
04:56 2019-06-15

Mexico, Honduras say will work together to protect migrant rights Mexico and Honduras will coordinate to protect the rights of Honduran migrants in transit through Mexico as well as strengthen their cooperation to t...
04:56 2019-06-15

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state T...
04:56 2019-06-15

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, r...
04:56 2019-06-15

Indian migrant girl, 6, died in Arizona desert as mother sought water A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a med...
04:56 2019-06-15

Trump says 'it doesn't matter' if China's Xi attends G20: Fox News U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday "it doesn't matter" if Chinese leader Xi Jinping attends the Group of 20 summit later this month in the Ja...
04:56 2019-06-15

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spy...
04:56 2019-06-15

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from emplo...
03:42 2019-06-15

Brazilians stage general strike to protest pension overhaul Thousands of people filled the streets of Brazil's main cities Friday, and schools, banks and some public transportation shut down, as Brazilians ang...
03:42 2019-06-15

BMW Released Some Totally Rad Abstract Art and Said It's a Car BMW released the above image and three others as a way of teasing the buying public about a possible i8 replacement coming in the next couple of year...
03:14 2019-06-15

Here's What a Normal Commute From Los Angeles Was Like in 1988 We may feel like we remember the past, but I think we only really to record highs, lows, and a few posed pictures in between. That’s why looking back...
02:42 2019-06-15

Toyota Is Definitely Going To Stick With This Endurance Racing Thing Being that Toyota is the first Japanese manufacturer to secure an overall Le Mans 24 victory since Mazda’s famed 787B win in 1991, I had high hopes t...
02:42 2019-06-15

Next Season The FIA WEC Entry List Is Getting Smaller But Maybe Not Worse Next season is something of an interim year for the FIA WEC. The new 2020-2021 season regulations have been announced, and there have been a couple o...
02:42 2019-06-15

Did Iran Attack Ships in the Gulf? What the Evidence Shows. A Times analysis of video released by the U.S. Defense Department indicates that an Iranian patrol boat removed an object from the hull of a stricken...
02:42 2019-06-15

Mexico’s National Guard, a ‘Work in Progress,’ Deployed to Curb Migration The brand-new force was created to fight crime, not deal with migrant families, and analysts fear human rights abuses if it goes to the Guatemalan bo...
02:42 2019-06-15

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional en...
02:28 2019-06-15

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the borde...
02:28 2019-06-15

This Remote Irish Island Is Hoping To Lure New Residents A small island, three miles off the coast of Ireland, has been making efforts to attract new residents, touting its newly established internet connec...
02:28 2019-06-15

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t pla...
02:00 2019-06-15

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that hav...
02:00 2019-06-15

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emerg...
02:00 2019-06-15

Matteo Salvini, the closest thing Western Europe has to Trump, coming to White House Italy's deputy prime minister — who is visiting Washington this weekend — is proving that perhaps the best way to have decent relations with Trump’s ...
01:56 2019-06-15

BREAKING: WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
01:42 2019-06-15

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israe...
01:42 2019-06-15

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
01:42 2019-06-15

"Chinese" Cyber Spies Targeting Belt And Road Initiative Players: Report A Chinese cyber espionage group is believed to be targeting key countries for China's Belt and Road Initiative, reveals a report by FireEye, an Ameri...
01:00 2019-06-15

Baby Cut Out Of 19-Year-Old Mother's Womb In US Dies A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, the...
01:00 2019-06-15

Attack On Oil Tankers Has Iran "Written All Over It", Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Friday that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman had Iran "written all over it," rejecting T...
01:00 2019-06-15

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions betwee...
00:28 2019-06-15

The Quick Read About… Turkey’s Troubling Russian Shopping Spree What Happened This Week: Back in 2017, Turkey agreed to purchase Russia’s advanced S-400 air defense missile system over the strong objections ...
00:28 2019-06-15

World War II bomb discovered in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said the detonator of the 100-kilogram behemoth ...
00:28 2019-06-15

Campaign chaos sows disillusion ahead of Guatemala vote The road to Sunday's presidential election in Guatemala has been a chaotic flurry of court rulings and shenanigans, illegal party-switching and alleg...
00:14 2019-06-15

Son of tourist who died Monday at Dominican resort says he's being pressured to allow cremating or embalming before body's return to US The son of a New York hospital technician who died suddenly in her room at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana says Dominican authorities are resis...
00:14 2019-06-15

Fugitive wanted in David Ortiz shooting plot still at-large Authorities say they're still searching for another suspect in the assassination plot of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz -- a man known as "Th...
23:42 2019-06-14

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "...
23:42 2019-06-14

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials c...
23:42 2019-06-14

'Extinction Rebellion' again brings London traffic to standstill Traffic in central London slowed to a halt again Friday, as environmental activists staged another "Extinction Rebellion" aimed at fighting the advan...
23:42 2019-06-14

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illn...
23:42 2019-06-14

Jail for violent robber who snatched £11k Rolex from mother in front of her screaming children A violent robber who snatched an £11,000 Rolex from a mother in front of her screaming children and bit a man who refused to give up his valuable wat...
23:42 2019-06-14

Baby boy stolen from murdered Chicago mother's womb dies A baby boy who was cut from his mother's womb has died in hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that killed his mother...
23:42 2019-06-14

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible fo...
23:28 2019-06-14

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requi...
23:28 2019-06-14

Iran months from hitting enriched uranium cap despite acceleration Iran has multiplied the speed at which it enriches uranium but it is still far from the maximum rate possible under its nuclear deal with major power...
23:28 2019-06-14

Britain blames Iran for attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Britain blamed Iran and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Friday for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying no other state or non-stat...
23:28 2019-06-14

Trump migration deal meets mounting resistance in Mexico Resistance is growing in Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's ruling coalition to a migration deal struck last week with U.S. President Do...
23:28 2019-06-14

France's Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey French President Emmanuel Macron urged Turkey to stop "illegal activities" in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone and said the European Union would not ...
23:28 2019-06-14

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper A Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago resigned on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santiago said in a statement, just ...
23:28 2019-06-14

Belgium takes back six Islamic State children Six Belgian children of Islamic State members were brought back to Belgium on Friday from camps in Syria where U.S.-backed militia are holding thousa...
23:28 2019-06-14

Head of Mexico's national migration institute resigns: official The head of Mexico's National Migration Institute (INM), Tonatiuh Guillen, resigned on Friday for "personal reasons", interior ministry spokesman Hec...
23:28 2019-06-14

U.S. sending more asylum seekers back to Mexico via Texas border crossing: official The U.S. government on Thursday began ramping up the pace of returns of asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings by sending aro...
23:28 2019-06-14

Eletro-belts, spiked batons, even a gas chamber: EU seeks ban on trade in torture items Trade in instruments for torture and execution should be illegal and could one day be banned under an initiative spearheaded by the European Union, A...
23:28 2019-06-14

U.S. focus is to build global consensus after Mideast oil tanker attacks: Shanahan U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is focused on building international consensus following attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East that ...
23:28 2019-06-14

Distrust between Sudanese parties makes direct talks impossible: U.S. official Outside mediation is needed to defuse Sudan's crisis because the ruling military council and opposition distrust each other too deeply for direct tal...
23:28 2019-06-14

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership o...
23:28 2019-06-14

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said ...
23:28 2019-06-14

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives bac...
23:28 2019-06-14

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus ab...
23:28 2019-06-14

Finally, a Home and Jewelry Collection for the Fancy NASCAR Fan Here’s the deal. You like NASCAR, but you’re not the type to unbutton (unhook? untie? you don’t know, that’s not your thing) your overalls to show a ...
23:14 2019-06-14

Who Among Us Is Worthy Enough to Buy James Bond's 1965 Aston Martin DB5? Generations of humans have grown up drooling over the iconic Aston Martin DB5 driven by James Bond in seven films—but most notably Goldfinger. Now, o...
23:14 2019-06-14

Tesla Driver Imitates Regulators by Appearing to Fall Asleep With Autopilot On We’ve seen this before, and you better believe we’re going to see a hell of a lot more of it. According to video obtained by NBC Los Angeles and an i...
23:14 2019-06-14

1,200 Miles in the 2019 Ford Ranger: What I Learned The 2019 Ford Ranger may technically be new, but it’s actually based on a platform that’s been around since 2011. Yet it’s still a rock-solid offerin...
23:14 2019-06-14

Watch the People of America Try to Identify Random Car Parts Somebody who gets paid a lot more than me decided it was a good idea to move the Jalopnik headquarters to the middle of Times Square in New York City...
23:14 2019-06-14

It's Happening: Aston Martin Will Take the Valkyrie to Le Mans' Reborn GT1-Style Class in 2021 The top class of the World Endurance Championship, which has gotten rather lonely and sad over the years, will be a little less bleak for the 2020/20...
23:14 2019-06-14

Vietnam's First Car Brand Is a Hodgepodge of Opel and BMW Parts Vietnam is out to prove you can have communism and cars. There’s the very first Vietnam Grand Prix coming up next year, but first, the country is lau...
23:14 2019-06-14

Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali extended into August The Canadian Forces' peacekeeping mission in Mali is going to last a little longer than previously planned - but not as long as the United Nations ho...
22:14 2019-06-14

Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt sign young striker With the season over, the summer transfer window is open! The Eagles have turned to young Serbian talent yet again after the big-money sale of Luka J...
22:14 2019-06-14

NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers in the Baltic Sea NATO is again running Baltic Sea drills — but now, the exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet, a key force during the Cold War era. Fleet comm...
22:14 2019-06-14

Rediscover East Germany's top fashion magazine, 'Sibylle' An exhibition in Berlin showcases "Sibylle," an East German fashion and culture magazine that for decades offered women in the communist state more t...
22:14 2019-06-14

Blood donation: Everything you've ever needed to know Can cigarette smokers donate blood? Am I going to pass out? Can I drink booze afterwards? Should I eat beforehand? Am I old enough? Here's everything...
22:14 2019-06-14

The Strait of Hormuz: The world's most important oil choke point Following a number of oil tanker blasts in the Gulf of Oman, tensions between the United States and Iran are rising further. DW takes a closer look a...
22:14 2019-06-14

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its ...
22:14 2019-06-14

Russia starts giving passports to Ukrainians from Donetsk, Luhansk Russian authorities have given out the first passports to residents of Ukraine's separatist regions, shrugging off international criticism. Kyiv said...
22:14 2019-06-14

When smart devices pass secrets to the police It may crackdown on crime — and privacy, too. That's if German police get powers to seize personal data on smart devices. Germany's discussing plans ...
22:14 2019-06-14

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access ...
22:14 2019-06-14

Women's World Cup: Lena Oberdorf – The 17-year-old student learning fast Her coach says she's "fantastic," and Lena Oberdorf has made made her mark at the World Cup while taking time out from school. With Germany through t...
22:14 2019-06-14

Assange extradition hearing set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited ...
22:14 2019-06-14

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailing "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news sto...
22:14 2019-06-14

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especia...
22:14 2019-06-14

South Sudan's embassy closures could harm ties with Norway and France South Sudan plans to shut down several of its embassies to cut spending. The inclusion of missions in Norway and France may come at a high price for ...
22:14 2019-06-14

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether fo...
22:14 2019-06-14

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a str...
22:14 2019-06-14

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a mul...
22:14 2019-06-14

Is NATO's future at risk over US-Turkey rift? No one is arguing against Turkey's right to buy an air defense system anywhere it wants. But the price of the Russian S-400 may be higher than Ankara...
22:14 2019-06-14

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. ...
22:14 2019-06-14

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians...
22:14 2019-06-14

David Beckham to attend Sergio Ramos’ wedding of the year – is Cristiano Ronaldo invited? DAVID and Victoria Beckham are set to head the list of VIP stars to attend Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos’s wedding to a stunning Spanish televisi...
21:56 2019-06-14

Drake, Beyonce & the Kawhi 'claw': How the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship Drake's trolling, a viral video featuring Beyonce and a shoving match that got a team's part-owner banned - Toronto Raptors' NBA Finals triumph was f...
21:42 2019-06-14

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would re...
21:28 2019-06-14

Ex-Pak President Asif Ali Zardari's Sister Arrested Over Laundering Case Pakistan's top anti-graft body has arrested sister of former president Asif Ali Zardari in a case related to money laundering through fake bank accou...
21:28 2019-06-14

He Died After He Was Taken Off Life Support. Then Walked Through The Door The hospital staff was insistent, but Brenda Bennett-Johnson could not be sure. It was May 13 and Bennett-Johnson and her sister Rosie Brooks were vi...
21:28 2019-06-14

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil t...
21:28 2019-06-14

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrou...
21:28 2019-06-14

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on...
21:28 2019-06-14

Future of left-wing mayors of Madrid, Barcelona in balance The future of the left-wing mayors of Spain's two biggest cities is being decided as political parties work against the clock to determine who will g...
20:42 2019-06-14

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was ...
20:42 2019-06-14

American dies in Dominican Republic after botched liposuction performed by unlicensed gynecologist A New York man had died while under the knife for liposuction by a doctor in the Dominican Republic who has had at least three other patients die whi...
20:42 2019-06-14

Female jihadists are just as 'motivated' to build an Islamic State as men, report concludes Female jihadists are just as dedicated as their male comrades when it comes to bringing to life an “Islamic State,” the European Union’s police agenc...
20:42 2019-06-14

Flashy French billionaires didn't donate the money to rebuild Notre Dame. Small donors did. American and French citizens have footed the bills and paid salaries for the up to 150 workers employed by the cathedral since the April 15 fire. &#...
20:28 2019-06-14

Brazil's Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia and transphobia The new ruling would legally protect the country's LGBT community, which has among the highest rates of violent deaths in the world.  ...
20:28 2019-06-14

Classic Ford Mustang bought for restoration with previous owner’s ashes inside! A classic muscle car was recently sold but the buyers also had to take the remains of the previous owner with him. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has ...
20:28 2019-06-14

Prince Harry 'spotted telling Meghan to turn around' at Trooping the Colour Royal fans are convinced the Duke of Sussex told his wife Meghan to "turn around" while appearing on the Buckingham Palace balcony during last weeken...
20:14 2019-06-14

Mother's joy over new baby girl after suffering 13 miscarriages A mother who suffered 13 miscarriages has told of her joy after giving birth to a "miracle" baby girl following pioneering research by fertility expe...
20:14 2019-06-14

Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone prot...
20:14 2019-06-14

U.N. chief condemns oil tanker attacks, says independent probe needed United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters on Friday the truth needed to be established after two oil tankers were attacked thi...
19:14 2019-06-14

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for...
19:14 2019-06-14

Swiss women stage mass strike demanding overdue equality Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreatin...
19:14 2019-06-14

Maoist rebels kill five policemen in eastern India Maoist rebels killed five policemen in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand on Friday, a senior police official said, the latest in a series of atta...
19:14 2019-06-14

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation: U.S. official The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramat...
19:14 2019-06-14

Celebrating arrests, but still pushing for change, protesters rally in Algeria Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday, demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prose...
19:14 2019-06-14

Trump backtracks on foreign interference comments: ‘Of course you give it to the FBI’ U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enfor...
19:14 2019-06-14

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting The leaders of southern European nations have gathered in Malta to build a united front on key economic and political issues ahead of next week's Eur...
19:14 2019-06-14

Filipino fishing boat sunk by suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea A Filipino fishing boat carrying 22 fishermen sank after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea, ratcheting up tensions in th...
19:14 2019-06-14

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, ...
19:00 2019-06-14

The Kidnapped Yazidi Children Who Don't Want To Be Rescued From ISIS Accounts of the wrenching scene, given by both Rasho and the girls, point to a new challenge confronting members of the Yazidi community as they try ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil ta...
19:00 2019-06-14

Women across Switzerland are striking for equal pay Swiss women are striking en masse on Friday, in a 24-hour nationwide protest to highlight the country's poor record on gender equality and the gender...
19:00 2019-06-14

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in ...
18:56 2019-06-14

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed ...
18:56 2019-06-14

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners f...
18:56 2019-06-14

Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed...
18:56 2019-06-14

Emerging Markets Cut Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the...
18:42 2019-06-14

India to Impose Tariffs on Some Goods Imported From the U.S. India will impose higher tariffs on some goods imported from the U.S. after delaying the plan for about a year, in an apparent response to a U.S. mov...
18:42 2019-06-14

President Trump Says Iran Was Behind Oil Tanker Attacks, but He Still Hopes for Negotiation (WASHINGTON) — Calling Iran “a nation of terror,” President Donald Trump on Friday publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of resp...
18:42 2019-06-14

Notre Dame Worshipers Must Wear Hard Hats at First Mass Since Devastating Fire The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which was devastated by a huge fire in April, is set to hold its first mass since the disaster. Around 20 worshipp...
18:42 2019-06-14

Courtroom gasps as New Zealand mosque massacre suspect smirks while lawyer enters not guilty plea The accused New Zealand mosque shooter prompted gasps from the audience attending a public court hearing Friday after he pleaded not guilty to the ch...
18:42 2019-06-14

US donors have been footing Notre Dame work bills instead of French tycoons The billionaire French donors who publicly promised flashy donations totaling hundreds of millions to rebuild Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny to...
18:42 2019-06-14

Tanker crew were detained by Iran after first being rescued by another vessel: US officials U.S. officials have told Fox News that the crew of one of the two stricken oil tankers damaged outside the Persian Gulf were detained by the Iranians...
18:42 2019-06-14

British court sets 2020 date for Julian Assange extradition hearing A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a U.S. extradition attempt over his role in revealing cla...
18:42 2019-06-14

UN court rejects UAE request in Qatar dispute The highest U.N. court has rejected a request by the United Arab Emirates for interim measures to be imposed on Qatar in a racial discrimination disp...
18:42 2019-06-14

Amanda Knox's return to Italy slammed as 'inappropriate' by slain British student's family lawyer Amanda Knox’s return to Italy Thursday was slammed as “inappropriate” by the lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher, the British student ...
18:42 2019-06-14

Sudan military admits security forces committed 'violations' after protests turned deadly Sudan’s longtime genocidal dictator may be gone, but violence and repression continue to wreak havoc across the country as the ruling military counci...
18:42 2019-06-14

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in...
18:42 2019-06-14

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions The Afghan government this month released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militan...
18:42 2019-06-14

The oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   ...
18:42 2019-06-14

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that ...
18:42 2019-06-14

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz. ...
18:42 2019-06-14

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."  ...
18:42 2019-06-14

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to ...
18:28 2019-06-14

How to Get Back Into Motorcycles After a Long Break From Riding The Craigslist ad was for a mint-condition 1997 Honda ST1100, with an aftermarket seat, a tall windscreen, and new tires. I saw from the background i...
18:28 2019-06-14

Fisker's Bold New Turn Indicator Innovation Is Really a Resurrection of an Old Idea You might recall that noted designer of the BMW Z8 and Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Henrik Fisker, is designing a new, all-electric SUV. So far, those of...
18:28 2019-06-14

| WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his ow...
18:14 2019-06-14

| Anger as Christchurch mosque accused pleads not guilty The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March smiled as his lawyers entered not guilty pleas to ...
18:14 2019-06-14

| 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...
18:14 2019-06-14

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment i...
18:14 2019-06-14

We will leave EU by Oct. 31, Johnson vows in pitch to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, promised he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying...
18:00 2019-06-14

Special Report: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat - then vanished A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela. She still had time to change h...
18:00 2019-06-14

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a repor...
18:00 2019-06-14

Indian doctors to widen strike demanding improved safety after attack A leading Indian doctors' association called for a nationwide strike on Monday, stepping up protests by medical staff demanding better security at ho...
18:00 2019-06-14

Trump says ready to hold talks with Iran despite tanker attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ready to launch talks with Iran whenever it was ready, even as he blamed Tehran for attacks on two ...
18:00 2019-06-14

Sister of former Pakistani president ordered held in graft probe Pakistani anti-corruption authorities ordered one of the leaders of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party to be confined to her residence on Friday a...
18:00 2019-06-14

World Court rejects UAE demand for immediate measures against Qatar The United Nations' highest court for inter-state disputes on Friday rejected a United Arab Emirates request for immediate measures against Qatar in ...
18:00 2019-06-14

Investigators to identify MH17 suspects: Dutch broadcasters Investigators will next week announce criminal proceedings against suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 five years ago, allegedly...
18:00 2019-06-14

Lightning struck Russian plane before it crashed: investigation Lightning struck a Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft knocking out its auto pilot system shortly before it crash landed in Moscow last month killin...
18:00 2019-06-14

Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings...
18:00 2019-06-14

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the firs...
18:00 2019-06-14

Macedonia on track for EU accession talks but not Albania: diplomats North Macedonia is likely to win European Union support to start membership talks later this year, diplomats say, but its Balkan neighbor Albania fac...
18:00 2019-06-14

Moldova's Democratic Party dissolves government to end crisis Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip's Democratic Party of Moldova said on Friday it would step down and dissolve the government, which had remained i...
18:00 2019-06-14

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will visit Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with both President Nicolas Maduro and his arc...
18:00 2019-06-14

U.S. and Gulf allies face tough task protecting oil shipping lanes The United States and its allies may need to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes, Gulf sources a...
18:00 2019-06-14

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, stoking fears ...
18:00 2019-06-14

The Latest: Russia accuses US of stoking tensions in Mideast The Russian Foreign Ministry has warned against rushing to assign blame for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman and accused the U.S. of stoking te...
17:42 2019-06-14

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations’ top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposi...
17:42 2019-06-14

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan’s presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challe...
17:42 2019-06-14

China's Economy Shows Fresh Signs of Weakness Chinese economic data on industrial output and investment added to evidence of a slowdown that some economists said risks breaching the government’s ...
17:00 2019-06-14

McLaren Speedtail Prototype Smokes Out at Gas Station The gorgeous McLaren Speedtail that fascinated the staff of Jalopnik when it was first announced won’t be delivered until later next year—which means...
17:00 2019-06-14

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against...
17:00 2019-06-14

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce...
17:00 2019-06-14

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics...
17:00 2019-06-14

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shif...
16:42 2019-06-14

At $39,999, Could This 1993 JDM Mazda RX-7 R1 RE-Amemiya be a Really Amazing Deal? The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe RX-7 FD says it’s mostly stock. That is of course, if you discount the wheels, the exhaust, and while ...
16:14 2019-06-14

Are you feeling as wiped out this morning as poor old Andrea de Cesaris is here? Are you feeling as wiped out this morning as poor old Andrea de Cesaris is here? Well, friends, don’t worry—it’s finally Friday, and in a mere nine h...
16:14 2019-06-14

Your Reflexes Will Never Be This Good Rally drivers will go up against all kinds of obstacles during an event, but chances are, they’re not expecting they’ll have to avoid a random civili...
16:14 2019-06-14

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at th...
15:56 2019-06-14

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead...
15:56 2019-06-14

Why Nintendo, Google and others might leave China Nintendo and Google are reportedly moving some manufacturing out of China, joining the many who have considered expanding their production networks i...
15:56 2019-06-14

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach br...
15:28 2019-06-14

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow Chi...
15:14 2019-06-14

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan...
15:00 2019-06-14

UK leader race down to 6 contenders, Boris Johnson in front One of seven contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May has quit the Conservative Party leadership race, as front-runner Boris Johnson is accus...
15:00 2019-06-14

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the polic...
14:42 2019-06-14

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with t...
14:42 2019-06-14

Julian Assange extradition hearing to be heard next February An attempt by the US to have Julian Assange extradited from the UK over computer hacking allegations will go to a full hearing next February after Ho...
14:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
14:00 2019-06-14

Iran took mine off tanker targeted in attacks, US officials say with video release The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz. ...
14:00 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win first NBA title The Toronto Raptors became the first Canadian team to win an NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warri...
14:00 2019-06-14

China raises anti-dumping duties on some US, EU steel tubes and pipes China said on Friday that it was raising anti-dumping duties on certain alloy-steel seamless tubes and pipes used at utilities and imported from the ...
14:00 2019-06-14

Why India vs Pakistan at the World Cup is the hottest ticket in cricket India and Pakistan have a fraught relationship at the best of times, but when it comes to cricket, the competition takes on a whole different agenda....
14:00 2019-06-14

Huawei delays foldable phone launch until September to do extra tests after Samsung's troubles Huawei says it's looking to launch its roughly $2,600 Mate X foldable phone globally, and will be focusing on markets that are rolling out 5G ne...
14:00 2019-06-14

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament electi...
14:00 2019-06-14

20-Year-Old Wanted Black Man, Father Of 2, Shot Dead By US Marshals The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father fo...
13:56 2019-06-14

Rare Skin Disease Left Him Isolated. Surgery Gave Him Back His Life When Enrique Galvan was growing up in Paraguay, other children called him a monster. When he was a toddler, a rare genetic disorder called neurofibro...
13:56 2019-06-14

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targe...
13:56 2019-06-14

Donald Trump Trolled After Calling Prince Charles "Prince Of Whales" US President Donald Trump's erratic spelling habits on Twitter spouted again Thursday when he wrote about having recently met with the "Prince of Wha...
13:56 2019-06-14

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Pon...
13:56 2019-06-14

Julian Assange Faces US Extradition Hearing In London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage cha...
13:56 2019-06-14

Watch: Days After Saudi Gaffe, Imran Khan's Blunder At Bishkek Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has broken diplomatic protocol again - this time at the opening ceremony of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisatio...
13:56 2019-06-14

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator'...
13:56 2019-06-14

US "Serious Threat To Global Stability": Iran's Hassan Rouhani In Bishkek Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said today that US actions present a serious threat to global and regional stability, speaking at an international fo...
13:56 2019-06-14

Iran Airs Footage Of Attacked Tanker's Crew, Say They're In "Full Health" Iran's English-language Press TV aired footage of rescued crew members of one of the two tankers attacked in the Sea of Oman Thursday, saying they ar...
13:56 2019-06-14

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020 By UK Judge A British judge on Friday scheduled a full extradition hearing to begin in February next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in ...
13:56 2019-06-14

Film Director Cannot Divorce Wife Over Affair, Rules Court A cheating husband cannot divorce his wife despite having a years-long affair, a South Korean court ruled Friday, insisting only the injured party in...
13:56 2019-06-14

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel “inappropriate” The lawyer of the family of murdered British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox’s invitation to an Italian Festival on criminal justi...
13:56 2019-06-14

Iran slams U.S., calls claims of tanker attacks ‘economic terrorism’ The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the P...
13:56 2019-06-14

This gripping memoir tells the story of a girl — and South Africa — coming of age Along with her personal stories of belonging, love and family, Msimang teaches readers about race and racism, how one’s political ideology shifts, an...
13:56 2019-06-14

Spain court blocks jailed Catalan separatist from collecting MEP credentials Spain's Supreme Court on Friday denied Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras, in jail awaiting a ruling of charges related to his part in the region's 2...
13:14 2019-06-14

What would Churchill say? UK PM contest rivals say Boris Johnson needs scrutiny Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, must face more scrutiny over his Brexit plans, his closest rival s...
13:14 2019-06-14

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...
13:14 2019-06-14

Thousands of doctors go on strike in India to demand safety after attack Thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Friday to demand better security at hospitals days after junior doctors in the city of Kolkata we...
13:14 2019-06-14

Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears Jordan's King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end the Arab-Israeli conflict that would make his country...
13:14 2019-06-14

EU calls for maximum restraint as U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks The European Union called on Friday for maximum restraint amid mounting tensions over U.S. accusations against Iran over attacks on two oil tankers i...
13:14 2019-06-14

U.S. blames Iran for attack on oil tankers, Tehran calls accusation alarming Iran said on Friday it was alarming and wrong of the United States to blame Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf, after ...
13:14 2019-06-14

UK court sets Assange's U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spy...
13:14 2019-06-14

Hundreds of Children Infected With HIV in Pakistani Town Unsafe, but common, practices such as reusing drips and syringes caused hundreds of Pakistani children to be infected with HIV, according to a World ...
12:56 2019-06-14

Belarus Seeks to Distance Itself From Russia As rivalries among the world’s great powers intensify, this nation of 9.5 million people at the crossroads of Eurasia is turning into the newest aren...
12:56 2019-06-14

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has ag...
12:56 2019-06-14

Some in Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Camp Break Ranks, Calling for Delay of Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the p...
12:28 2019-06-14

2 years after Grenfell, experts warn of high-rise fire risk Two years after a London tower-block fire killed 72 people, campaigners say hundreds of apartment buildings remain at risk of a similar devastating b...
12:28 2019-06-14