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UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’

Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had reportedly come in for critici...

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’

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| UK offers 'full support' for its US envoy in Trump row British Prime Minister Theresa May's government reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said he would no longer deal with him....
2019-07-09 15:00

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the count...
2019-05-22 01:48

"Full Support" For US Envoy Kim Darroch In Trump Row: UK Government British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Monday reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said he would no longer deal with him....
2019-07-09 02:16

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, taking aim at what he called “the constant drumbeat of tired rhetoric that is design...
2019-07-24 04:00

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations resolutions, U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, ...
2019-07-23 23:48

Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, Virginia Gamba, the United Nations Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict said on Frid...
2019-08-03 01:01

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visited the Security Council on Wednesday with a simple message from the field that “young people care abo...
2019-07-18 01:16

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting a grim picture of worsening humanitarian conditions, and warning that the instability and influx of ...
2019-07-31 19:48

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the 15-member body’s continued commitment as the coun...
2019-07-20 02:32

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war s...
2019-05-21 14:38

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
2019-08-11 05:00

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesd...
2019-06-05 03:16

Yemen: UN Envoy ‘guilty’ of optimistic hope that war is ‘nearing the end’ With Yemen once again at a “crucial moment” the UN Special Envoy trying to facilitate peace there told Security Council members on Thursday that despite the dangers of being over optimistic, he could not help thinking the country could finally be “ne...
2019-07-18 19:32

Yemen president slams U.N. envoy's handling of war in letter to secretary-general Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi criticized the U.N.'s special envoy to the country in a sharply-worded letter to the U.N. chief, describing him as legitimizing Houthi rebels his Saudi-backed coalition is locked in a four-year war with....
2019-05-25 02:32

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 20:48

US Will Sanction Any Country That Imports Iranian Oil: Special Envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the US special envoy for Iran said on Friday....
2019-06-29 06:48

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela. Iglesias has been the head of the Inter-American Development Bank and SEG...
2019-05-28 14:32

U.S. will sanction any countries that import Iranian oil: special envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the U.S. special envoy for Iran said on Friday....
2019-06-28 17:32

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Venezuela....
2019-05-28 13:48

House Moves Again to Cut Off Support to Saudi War in Yemen The vote was part of a barrage of defense policy measures that would put a Democratic stamp on the military and serve as an indictment of the president’s foreign policy....
2019-07-12 04:00

U.S. envoy offers farm visas to boost asylum deal with Guatemala In a bid to strengthen an asylum deal forged between Guatemala's outgoing president and the United States, a U.S. official offered on Monday to triple the number of temporary farmworker visas available to Guatemalans....
2019-08-20 04:16

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
2019-06-14 01:48

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statement. Some analysts dubbed the response "lukewarm."...
2019-08-17 15:00

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tens...
2019-08-17 07:16

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.'s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam....
2019-06-07 19:48

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North Korea are trying to restarted stalled denuclearization talks....
2019-08-01 04:48

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
2019-07-06 07:16

Okinawa Announces Special Offers Across e-Scooter Range For The Festive Season Gurugram-based Okinawa Autotech has turned out to be one of the first manufacturers to introduce offers across its product line-up for the upcoming festive season. The offers on the company's range of......
2019-08-18 12:00

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. ...
2019-06-04 10:00

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the region, which has been disputed for more than 70 years....
2019-08-14 11:32

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violen...
2019-05-22 19:32

After Pak, China Asks For UN Security Council Meet On J&K: Official China has formally asked for "closed consultations" in the UN Security Council to discuss India revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan, Beijing's closest ally, wrote a letter......
2019-08-15 08:48

Read the Full Transcript of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Public Statement Special Counsel Robert Mueller spoke out publicly for the first — and possibly only — time since his 2017 appointment Wednesday morning to make a statement on his findings in the investigation into 2016 presidential election interference....
2019-05-29 20:00

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The...
2019-06-19 08:32

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir crisis Pakistan has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying India's revoking of autonomous status to its section of disputed Kashmir poses a threat to the peace and security of South Asia....
2019-08-14 15:16

UN Security Council visits Colombia as peace worries mount The United Nations Security Council is getting a firsthand look at the challenges of peace nearly three years into Colombia’s historic accord with leftist rebels...
2019-07-12 22:48

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
2019-06-04 08:00

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, accusing Beijing of depriving them of their rights, diplomats sa...
2019-07-03 09:00

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
2019-06-13 19:16

UN Security Council Holds Closed-Door Meeting On Kashmir The United Nations Security Council on Friday held a rare closed-door meeting to discuss the central government's move to end the special status of Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan -- backed by its......
2019-08-16 21:16

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says ...
2019-06-15 02:16

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
2019-06-28 08:48

Report: Rockstar offers contractors full-time work after crunch controversy As we hear more and more about a game industry drowning in crunch, we finally get some good news: Rockstar employees who felt the pinch the hardest are being given better positions. It’s a tiny step, but hopefully the first of many — goodness only kn...
2019-08-07 21:32

F2 boss says Zandvoort has room for full F1 support package in '20 The Zandvoort track is capable of hosting a full Formula 1 support package including the Porsche Supercup, Formula 2 and 3, according to the boss of Dutch team MP Motorsport...
2019-06-18 14:32

UN Security Council To Hold Meeting Over North Korea Missile Tests The United Nations Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss North Korea's recent ballistic missiles tests, diplomats said....
2019-08-01 11:32

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council did not issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya after the US reportedly did not endorse it. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did not call for a ceasefire....
2019-07-04 06:48

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
2019-05-21 17:48

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded hum...
2019-06-21 03:48

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
2019-07-16 21:16

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, two diplomats said....
2019-06-06 21:00

Pakistan PM Khan says plan to approach U.N. Security Council over Kashmir issue Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday the country was considering an approach to the United Nations Security Council after India stripped its portion of contested Kashmir of special status....
2019-08-06 15:16

China asks for U.N. Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week: diplomats China on Wednesday backed Pakistan's request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, asking for the body to meet behind closed doors on Thursday or Friday, diplomats said....
2019-08-15 01:00

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft w...
2019-05-21 16:32

U.N. Security Council to meet on North Korea missile launches: diplomats Britain, Germany and France have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet behind closed-doors on Thursday on North Korea's latest missile launches, diplomats said....
2019-07-31 19:32

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this ...
2019-06-19 23:48

Read Robert Mueller's full public remarks on the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation The special counsel gave his first-ever public remarks Wednesday on his two-year investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election....
2019-05-30 03:48

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine’s newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corruption-plagued country. Speaking Thursday before traveling to Kiev with his ...
2019-05-30 10:48

Lewis offers support for Pan Am Games, attacks Trump American sprint great Carl Lewis offered enthusiastic support for the Pan Am Games on Monday, but the nine-time Olympic champion had none for Donald Trump, branding the U.S. president a "racist" and a "misogynist"....
2019-08-06 11:16

UN food chief says full food aid could be restored in Yemen The head of the U.N. food agency says it has reached an “agreement in principle” to restore full food aid to rebel-controlled parts of Yemen after suspending the aid last month...
2019-07-18 23:48

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people ...
2019-05-21 16:32

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest nation ever to secure a seat. Also elected were Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, Viet Nam...
2019-06-07 23:48

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
2019-06-07 22:16

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “caliphate” in the country. The visit, which also took in a trip to Kuwait, saw the members meet senior ...
2019-07-01 21:32

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, who said the agency would be forced to suspend som...
2019-06-17 20:16

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challe...
2019-05-21 17:48

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insecurity across the country....
2019-06-14 20:16

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warn...
2019-05-21 14:32

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
2019-06-13 23:16

El Paso healing center offers emotional support, car keys This grieving city will open a "healing" center and host a contentious visit from President Donald Trump on Wednesday.        ...
2019-08-07 04:48

Do you have to file for Social Security at full retirement age? Many people don't even know their full retirement age for Social Security purposes. Here's what that number means and what the rules around it entail.       ...
2019-06-16 21:48

Here's when you can get full Social Security benefits Social Security supports tens of millions of Americans with benefits that they need to make ends meet in retirement.       ...
2019-08-07 07:48

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency, visited camps along the Colombian-Venezuelan border, where on Saturday she appealed for more leader...
2019-06-10 18:32

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goal being moved to a footnote in the final summit statement....
2019-06-21 10:16

British ambassador who called Trump 'inept' has Theresa May's 'full support' Prime Minister Theresa May's office has reiterated her full support for Britain's ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables that branded the U.S. administration as "i...
2019-07-09 16:16

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday. That warning came from Tamara Makarenko, an International Consu...
2019-07-09 23:16

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Indian and Pakistani-administered Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue directly within the UN body dedicated to resolving matters of international peace and security, for the ...
2019-08-17 00:16

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.   “We are rightly cri...
2019-05-23 22:16

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday...
2019-05-28 19:00

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over them....
2019-05-21 14:38

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syria...
2019-05-21 14:38

Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
2019-08-04 03:48

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
2019-05-21 18:32

Ferry capsizes near Mosul, UN chief offers solidarity, support ‘as needed’  As many Iraqis across the country celebrated Norwuz, the first day of spring, a passenger ferry in the Tigris River capsized on Thursday, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to offer the United Nations’ support “as needed”. ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and efforts to make the internet safer for children....
2019-05-21 14:32

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a...
2019-05-21 15:16

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and stressed the urgency of broad cooperation in the response, as “the disease could spread rapidly, inclu...
2019-08-02 23:16

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance. The Office, named BINUH, will replace the peaceke...
2019-06-27 20:00

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to fulfil their obligations, take action to step up p...
2019-06-11 21:00

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again described “the latest horror facing civilians”, pleading ...
2019-06-27 22:00

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and so...
2019-05-21 16:32

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refugees, UN aid agencies said on Friday, reiterating t...
2019-08-03 23:48

Dropbox irks Mac users with annoying Dock icon, offers clueless support Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) This is a story I never had any intention of writing. Dropbox updated its file-sync application for Mac last month, and the new version contains an annoyance that I would like to eliminate. I figured this wou...
2019-07-23 22:32

Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons The decision came amid a growing effort to fight terrorism, and met with little public criticism. “Society is aware of the necessity of security,” an academic said....
2019-07-06 03:32

Beto O'Rourke says white Americans don't know the full story of slavery, continues to support reparations Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took an unconventional approach to reaching out to African-American voters Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina and saying white Americans d...
2019-06-16 03:00

Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s nearly four decades of conflict, the United Nations deputy chief said on Friday, addressing the Security Council a day after Kabul had been hit with a fresh round of “horrific” bomb attacks...
2019-07-31 18:16

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security Council on Wednesday, during a meeting focussed on those who have been jailed or gone missing across ...
2019-08-08 00:48

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, in his seventh update since...
2019-07-31 18:48

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social factors”, the head of the UN mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 20:48

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until m...
2019-05-22 23:16

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
2019-05-21 16:32

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. ...
2019-05-21 15:16

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.  ...
2019-06-12 22:16

Kashmir: Security concerns to limit economic gains from loss of special status India's decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir's special status is expected to boost investments in the disputed region. But a volatile security situation and local hostility are likely to keep potential investors at bay....
2019-08-08 16:16

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone....
2019-05-21 17:16

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new members at the Security Council; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human ...
2019-06-08 02:48

Three UN workers killed following Benghazi car bomb attack, as Security Council meets in emergency session, honours their ‘ultimate sacrifice’ Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left three UN workers dead, and three others injured, with dozens of civilians also wounded. ...
2019-08-11 14:16

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure”, the United Nations mission chief in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday. ...
2019-06-20 01:48

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
2019-06-20 21:32

Apple Offers $1 Million 'Bounty' For Spotting iPhone Security Flaws Apple Inc is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers, at a time of rising concern about......
2019-08-09 06:48

Jeffrey Epstein wants out of jail before trial; offers to ground jet, hire security Attorneys for Jeffrey Epstein asked a Manhattan federal judge Thursday to allow the financier to await trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges from the comforts and confines of his own home....
2019-07-12 06:48

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the ...
2019-05-21 14:38

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a role” in bringing countries to the table....
2019-06-27 22:00

Apple offers record 'bounty' to researchers who find iPhone security flaws Apple Inc is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers, at a time of rising concern about governments breaking into the mobile devices of disside...
2019-08-08 22:48

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemn...
2019-05-21 16:00

HMD Global Extends Security Update Support for Older Nokia Phones HMD Global's Nokia mobile brand is extending software support for some of its models, and is now promising quarterly security patch updates into the third year....
2019-08-16 13:16

Indian streaming giant broke Safari support to deal with security hole Websites tend to drop support for a particular browser due to obsolescence or just a lack of functionality, but India's biggest streaming service apparently had another reason: a piracy-friendly security hole. TechCrunch sources understand that ...
2019-06-10 21:16

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisis to have ‘extensive’ effect on human settlement...
2019-08-03 02:32

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Climate change heat stress impacts economy; and first-ever Security Council visit to Iraq. ...
2019-07-02 02:01

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
2019-07-15 08:16

Trump Offers to 'Vouch' For A$AP Rocky, Swedish PM Offers Trump Choice of Several Seats President Donald Trump was shocked to discover that there is no international exchange rate for white privilege when the Prime Minister of Sweden declined Trump’s offer to “personally vouch” for jailed rapper A$AP Rocky....
2019-07-20 21:16

Everything to Know About July’s Full Buck Moon — the First Full Moon of Summer Calling all stargazers! The so-called Full Buck Moon is on the horizon — so get ready to enjoy the show. As astronomy buffs might already know, this month’s full moon is due on July 16, and brings with it a partial lunar eclipse that̵...
2019-07-14 14:16

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more th...
2019-07-25 06:32

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 03:16

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
2019-06-12 13:32

Mitigating security risks: we speak to Huawei US security chief The ongoing trade war between the US and China has affected businesses from both countries but no company has faced the level of scrutiny that the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has. Huawei has been at the center of a global debate that has seen ...
2019-08-19 21:00

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be governed by adequate existing laws and regulations....
2019-08-05 02:48

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-ra...
2019-06-13 23:48

U.A.E. Moves to Extricate Itself From Yemen War The United Arab Emirates is aiming to pull most of its forces out of the Saudi-led campaign against Houthi rebels, disentangling itself from a four-year war that has provoked congressional opposition and become a flashpoint with Iran....
2019-07-03 01:16

Yemen separatists say they've seized key port Yemeni separatists have taken control of the strategic city of Aden after days of fighting with forces backing the internationally recognized government....
2019-08-12 03:32

Into the unknown: African migrants in Yemen Many migrants from East Africa choose a route that is less known, cheaper and even more dangerous than the Mediterranean: They cross the Gulf of Aden and land in war-torn Yemen. Many were unaware of the conflict....
2019-08-05 21:16

Yemen civil war: the conflict explained Everything you need to know about conflict that has turned country into humanitarian catastropheUK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declaresUK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly warYemen has been troubled by civil wars for decades, but...
2019-06-20 17:00

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
2019-05-22 00:16

UAE fast withdrawing from controversial Yemen war The future of Yemen is shrouded in a fresh slew of speculation amid reports this week that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are abruptly withdrawing their troops from the Saudi-led onslaught on the neighboring nation....
2019-07-12 21:48

Yemen separatists say they've seized the key port of Aden Yemeni separatists have taken control of the strategic city of Aden after days of fighting with forces backing the internationally recognized government....
2019-08-11 21:48

Saudi-led coalition moves against separatists in Yemen The Saudi-led coalition intervened in Aden on Sunday in support of the Yemeni government after southern separatists effectively took over the port city, fracturing the alliance that had been battling the Iran-aligned Houthi movement....
2019-08-12 01:00

Four children killed in attack on Yemen market Four children were among 14 civilians killed in an airstrike on Al-Thabet market in Yemen's northern Saada province on Monday, according to Houthi authorities, amid conflicting reports of what happened....
2019-07-31 21:00

7,500 kids 'killed or maimed' in Yemen since 2013, UN says The suffering of children caught up in the Yemen conflict has become "simply appalling," according to a UN report. It says thousands of kids have been killed, recruited as soldiers and subjected to devastating violence....
2019-06-29 08:32

Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015 A database tracking violence says at least 91,600 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015....
2019-06-19 08:32

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70,000 people have been killed....
2019-07-16 17:16

Clashes erupt in Yemen's Aden, three dead Southern separatists clashed on Wednesday with presidential guards in Aden, the seat of Yemen's government, and three people were killed and nine injured, local officials and residents told Reuters....
2019-08-08 07:00

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access The United Nations World Food Program has warned it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
2019-05-21 14:48

UN threatens to suspend food aid in Yemen after CNN investigation The United Nations is threatening to suspend aid that helps thousands of destitute Yemenis following a CNN investigation that exposed the theft or "diversion" of food aid by Houthi rebels....
2019-05-22 00:16

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
2019-05-23 09:32

‘The Saudis couldn’t do it without us’: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly war Britain does not merely supply the bombs that fall on Yemen – it provides the personnel and expertise that keep the war going. But is the government breaking the law? By Arron MeratFor more than four years, a brutal Saudi air campaign has bombarded Y...
2019-06-18 14:32

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer winnable....
2019-07-12 02:32

Yemen's southern separatists say they took presidential palace in Aden Yemen's southern separatists have taken over the all-but empty presidential palace in Aden, seat of the internationally recognized government, a separatist military official said on Saturday....
2019-08-10 21:00

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growing US-Iran tension in the region may also have played a role....
2019-07-10 10:00

Yemen Houthi rebels target Saudi oil field Drones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels have attacked a massive oil and gas field in Saudi Arabia. This is the second such attack on the Saudi energy industry in recent days and comes amid high Middle East tensions....
2019-08-18 12:32

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliation for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen....
2019-06-24 00:48

U.S. wants military coalition to safeguard waters off Iran, Yemen The United States hopes to enlist allies over the next two weeks or so in a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen, where Washington blames Iran and Iran-aligned fighters for attacks, the top U.S. general said on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 05:00

UN report: 7,500 kids killed or wounded in Yemen since 2013 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new U.N. report says over 7,500 children have been killed or wounded in Yemen in the last 5 1/2 years as a result of airstrikes, shelling, fighting, suicide attacks, mines and other unexploded ordnance. The report by Secretary...
2019-06-29 03:00

Yemen's Houthis say they hit Saudi power station with missile Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis struck a power station in Saudi Arabia's al-Shuqaiq city, in the southern province of Jizan, with a cruise missile, their Al Masirah TV said on Wednesday, but there was no immediate confirmation from Saudi authorities....
2019-06-20 08:16

Missile attack, suicide bombings kill at least 40 in Yemen ADEN, Yemen — A rebel missile struck a military parade in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden as coordinated suicide bombings targeted a police station in another neighborhood of the city on Thursday, killing at least 40 people and wounding doze...
2019-08-01 12:32

Yemen: UAE confirms withdrawal from port city of Hodeidah Move is a significant moment in civil war, but officials say UAE remains in Saudi-led coalition against HouthisThe United Arab Emirates has announced a “strategic redeployment” from the port city of Hodeidah in Yemen, as well as a more limited tactic...
2019-07-09 14:00

Cholera surge stalks Yemen's hungry and displaced In the last two weeks Dr Asmahan Ahmed has seen a surge in suspected cholera cases arriving at her health center in Abs, a small, Houthi-held town in northwest Yemen....
2019-06-11 19:00

Yemen Truce Efforts Falter as Rivalries Intensify Diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Yemen between Saudi Arabia and Iran-aligned Houthi forces have faltered, setting back U.N. attempts to prevent the war from fueling a broader regional conflict with Tehran....
2019-08-06 23:32

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five months ago to a humanitarian appeal for Yemen....
2019-07-19 00:32

Yemen’s war cut a father’s route to work, now his toddler starves HAJJAH PROVINCE, Yemen – Before Yemen’s war broke out four years ago Ali Muhammad used to cross the border into Saudi Arabia to work, joining thousands of other Yemenis from his poor, mountainous region. But fighting in the border areas left hi...
2019-08-20 06:16

Yemen Officials: Al-Qaida Kills at Least 20 at Military Camp Islamic militants — both Yemen’s Al Qaeda branch and the Islamic State group’s affiliate — have exploited the chaos of the civil war to carry out bombings, shootings and assassinations....
2019-08-03 04:32

Experts fear deserted oil tanker off Yemen could explode ‘Floating bomb’ holding 1m oil barrels could create environmental disaster in Red Sea A deserted oil tanker described as a “floating bomb” that is currently anchored off the coast of war-torn Yemen has the potential to create an environmental disaste...
2019-07-23 06:48

Fighting rages in Yemen's Aden as U.N. calls for dialogue Fierce fighting broke out on Saturday in Yemen's southern port of Aden between nominally allied forces that have turned on each other, exposing rifts in a pro-government military coalition and complicating U.N. efforts to end a devastating war....
2019-08-10 10:48

Yemen separatists committed to Aden ceasefire: leader Yemen's southern separatists are committed to a ceasefire in the port city of Aden and are willing to work with the Saudi-led coalition, their leader said on Sunday....
2019-08-12 01:00

U.N. Report Says 7,500 Kids Have Been Killed or Wounded in Yemen Since 2013 UNITED NATIONS — Over 7,500 children have been killed or wounded in Yemen in the last 5 1/2 years as a result of airstrikes, shelling, fighting, suicide attacks, mines and other unexploded ordnance, according to a U.N. report released Friday. T...
2019-06-30 07:16

World Food Program partly suspends aid in Yemen The United Nations World Food Program said Thursday it's partially suspended food assistance operations in Yemen after it failed to reach an agreement with the Houthi rebel leadership on distribution....
2019-06-21 15:32

Nearly 100,000 civilians have been killed in ongoing Yemen war, report finds Almost 100,000 civilians have been killed since 2015 as the Yemen war rages on, according to new data unveiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED)....
2019-06-19 20:00

| Yemen rebel court condemns 30 to death for spying A court run by Yemen's Huthi rebels sentenced 30 academics, trade unionists and preachers to death for allegedly spying for the Saudi-led coalition, a judicial source said....
2019-07-09 20:00

No Houthi military in three key Yemen ports for past month: U.N. A U.N. mission monitoring a peace deal between warring parties in Yemen's Hodeidah region said on Wednesday it had not detected any Houthi military forces in three key ports since the group withdrew a month ago....
2019-06-13 01:16

Separatists clash with presidential guards in southern Yemen Yemeni officials and witnesses say separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates have clashed with forces loyal to the internationally backed government...
2019-08-07 21:32

MQ-9 Reaper drone shot down over Yemen on June 6, CENTCOM says U.S. Central Command reported Monday that a MQ-9 Reaper was shot down over Yemen on June 6 at an altitude that suggested Iranian involvement, just a week before an attack on the M/T Front Altair oil tanker....
2019-06-17 20:00

US calls for coalition to safeguard seas off Iran and Yemen The US is calling on allies to join a coalition to safeguard waters off Iran and Yemen. The plan would see the US play a command and intelligence role, while allies would escort their own nations’ commercial ships....
2019-07-10 10:00

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted 2 Yemen rebel drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it intercepted two drones launched by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeting the kingdom. The Houthi’s Al-Masirah satellite news channel late Saturday said the rebels targeted S...
2019-06-30 09:32

Yemen's war cut a father's route to work, now his toddler starves Before Yemen's war broke out four years ago Ali Muhammad used to cross the border into Saudi Arabia to work, joining thousands of other Yemenis from his poor, mountainous region....
2019-08-18 23:00

1 Dead, Several Injured In Saudi Airport Attack By Yemen Rebels A Yemeni rebel attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia killed a Syrian national and wounded seven civilians Sunday, a Riyadh-led coalition said, the latest in a series of strikes on the......
2019-06-24 01:32

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport: Al-Masirah TV Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement said early on Tuesday that it carried out attacks on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group’s Al-Masirah TV reported....
2019-07-02 01:32

Saudi-led alliance launches airstrikes on Yemen's rebel capital Rebel military camps belonging to the Iran-backed Houthi rebels have been targeted by an aerial bombardment. The operation follows last week's attempts by the United Nations to restart stalled peace talks....
2019-07-20 15:00

| Twin attacks kill 20 police in Yemen's Aden - sources Two separate attacks killed at least 20 police in Yemen's government-held second city Aden, one by Shi'ite rebels and the other by jihadists, security and medical sources said....
2019-08-01 12:48

At Least 32 Killed in Attacks on Yemen Military Parade and Police Station The Houthi movement said it had struck the parade in Aden, the seat of the government, with drones and missiles, and an explosives-laden car blew up at a police station....
2019-08-01 12:32

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels....
2019-07-12 20:32

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked Saudi airport, power station Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Monday that it carried out drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport and Tihama power station, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
2019-07-08 23:00

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
2019-05-21 20:48

'I feel lucky': millions have fled war-torn Yemen – the US has accepted 50 The war in Middle Eastern country is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis but Trump has all but ended Yemeni immigration, leaving a community tornSince a devastating war began in Yemen in 2015, causing the displacement of 3 million people, the Unite...
2019-06-27 20:00

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi airport with drone Yemen-based Houthi rebels have launched their third attack in three weeks on Abha international airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The Saudis say they will intensify air raids on rebel positions....
2019-07-02 07:32

Saudi-led coalition says Houthi drone 'fell' inside Yemen The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said an explosive-laden drone launched on Tuesday by the group in the direction of Saudi Arabia had fallen inside Yemeni territory....
2019-08-13 17:32

51 dead in Yemen after targeted missile strike and suicide bombings Coordinated suicide bombings and a ballistic missile launched by rebels in Yemen killed at least 51 people Thursday, wounding dozens more. The attacks targeted a military parade and a police station in the southern port city of Aden, officials said....
2019-08-01 20:16

UAE-backed separatists pull back after seizing Yemen’s Aden Yemeni separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates have begun withdrawing from positions they seized from the internationally-recognized government in the southern port city of Aden...
2019-08-11 16:00

Yemen Separatist Soldiers Capture Presidential Palace in Aden A group of Yemeni soldiers captured the Saudi Arabia-backed presidential palace in the southern city of Aden on Saturday, marking a further split between two allies that until recently have been fighting together against rebels aligned with Iran....
2019-08-11 02:32

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked Saudi's Najran airport by drone Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Thursday launched a drone attack on a Patriot missile battery in the airport of the Saudi city of Najran near the Yemeni border, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 19:00

Yemen separatists seize control of Aden presidential palace Separatist forces in Yemen say they have taken control of the southern port city of Aden from forces loyal to the internationally backed government. The development complicates efforts to bring peace to the region....
2019-08-11 00:32

UAE troop drawdown in Yemen was agreed with Saudi Arabia: official The United Arab Emirates had been planning its recent troop drawdown in Yemen for over a year and coordinated its move with key ally Saudi Arabia, a senior Emirati official said on Monday....
2019-07-08 19:16

WFP hopeful Yemen's 'good' Houthis will prevail to allow food aid suspension to end United Nations food chief David Beasley said on Friday he was hopeful that "good Houthis" would prevail to allow the agency to lift its partial suspension of aid in Yemen and prevent the collapse of the entire humanitarian system....
2019-06-21 17:48

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Jizan Airport: Al-Masirah TV Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Thursday that it carried out attacks on military sites in Jizan Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group’s Al-Masirah TV reported....
2019-07-05 05:48

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Yemen....
2019-05-23 09:32

UAE Says Reducing Troops In War-Torn Yemen, Moving To "Peace Plan" The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it was reducing the number of troops in war-torn Yemen and moving from a "military-first" strategy to a "peace-first" plan....
2019-07-08 20:48

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country’s envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Sudanese authorities shut down its Khartoum bureau. Saturday’s ...
2019-06-01 17:16

US envoy in Pakistan ahead of key Taliban talks US peace envoy to Afghanistan is meeting with Pakistan’s prime minister and other top officials before traveling to Qatar for a crucial round of peace talks with the Taliban...
2019-08-01 19:48

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Brazilian federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo as ambassador to the United States due to his lack of experience as a diplomat....
2019-08-12 17:00

Renault's Kangoo Be Bop was a Funky French Envoy XUV If you’re a French florist, you might think you’ve got plenty of choices when it comes to small vans. And you’d largely be right, at least until it comes time to deliver the weekly shipment of extra-tall Birds of Paradise to the reclusive heiress in ...
2019-08-11 02:32

UK led towards no-deal Brexit by untruthful elite, says ex-EU envoy Ivan Rogers offers withering assessment of Tory candidates vying to be prime ministerToday’s political developments - live updatesBritain is being led to a no-deal Brexit by a political elite “which has great difficulties discerning and telling the t...
2019-06-18 14:32

US envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as the best ever The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan says that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country’s 17-year war...
2019-07-06 20:16

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock departure of one of the country's most senior diplo...
2019-07-13 17:00

UK's Top Envoy In US Says Trump Administration "Dysfunctional": Report Britain's ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", according to leaked diplomatic memos published by the......
2019-07-07 07:32

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on the meeting with the US have been killed or jailed, the paper said....
2019-05-31 13:32

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over the next two weeks as part of an effort to help end the long-running war. In Kabul, the State De...
2019-06-01 17:16

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
2019-07-13 17:00

"You Don't Deserve To Represent Us'': Pak Envoy To UN Heckled At Event Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi had to leave from an event after a man heckled and accused her of corruption, saying "You are a thief and don't deserve to......
2019-08-13 16:32

UN envoy: International aid for Venezuelans falls short A United Nations special envoy warned Tuesday that the international response to the massive exodus of Venezuelans is falling far short of what countries like Colombia need to respond to the crisis...
2019-08-21 02:32

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country’s 17-year war, calling the latest r...
2019-07-06 23:32

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripoli was "just the start of a long and bloody war"....
2019-05-22 15:32

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch attack drones into Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched at least two drones targeting a southwest Saudi city that’s home to an air base. The Houthis’ Al-Masirah satellite news channel reported early Tuesday the rebels...
2019-06-11 07:00

Yemen's pro-government coalition fractures as separatists grab control in Aden Yemen's southern separatists have taken effective control of Aden, seat of the internationally recognized government, fracturing the Saudi-led coalition which is trying to break the grip of the Iran-aligned Houthi movement on the country....
2019-08-11 07:16

Yemen's Houthis say attacked Saudi's Jizan airport by drone: Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
2019-05-26 10:48

U.S. blames Iran for helping Houthi rebels shoot down drone in Yemen Houthi rebels in Yemen recently shot down a U.S. government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday....
2019-06-16 18:16

Yemen's southern separatists agree to Saudi call for ceasefire in Aden Yemen's southern separatists agreed on Sunday to a Saudi-led coalition's calls for an immediate ceasefire in Aden, seat of the internationally recognized government, they said in a statement....
2019-08-11 07:16

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a ...
2019-06-12 02:48

Dozens Killed in Yemen in Attacks on Military Parade and Police Station The Houthi movement said it had struck the parade in Aden, the seat of Saudi-backed forces, with an air assault. Separately, police officers were killed by a suicide bomber....
2019-08-04 03:48

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with drones: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said early on Friday that it carried out drone attacks on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
2019-06-14 06:32

Germany, UAE renew business ties, gloss over arms exports, Yemen war Germany and the United Arab Emirates have extended their multibillion-euro partnership during a meeting in Berlin. Opposition Greens decried the UAE's role in the Yemen and Libya conflicts, and Sudan's turmoil....
2019-06-13 01:16

Yemen's Houthis attack military positions at Saudi Jizan airport: TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group attacked military positions and aircraft hangars at Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Saturday, citing a military spokesman....
2019-06-30 05:48

US plans coalition of military allies to patrol waters off Iran and Yemen Pentagon’s top general says group of nations would ensure freedom of navigation in Straits of HormuzThe United States hopes to enlist allies in the coming weeks for a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters in the Persian Gulf where Washingt...
2019-07-10 09:32

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport, coalition vows to retaliate The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people....
2019-06-13 01:16

Houthi attack kills more than 30 in Yemen's Aden, Saudi blames Iran Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched missile and drone attacks on Thursday on a military parade in Aden, the seat of government and a stronghold of the Saudi-led military coalition, killing 36 people according to the interior ministry....
2019-08-01 18:32

Yemen foreign minister resigns amid differences over U.N. efforts: sources Yemen's foreign minister has submitted his resignation as differences emerge within the Saudi-backed government over the handling of a U.N.-led peace initiative in the main port city of Hodeidah, two ministry sources said on Monday....
2019-06-10 18:32

Yemen Rebels Claim Responsibility for Saudi Oil Field Fire Attack DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Drones claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside of Saudi Arabia’s sprawling desert on Saturday, causing what the kingdom described as a “limited fire.̶...
2019-08-18 08:48

Yemen’s pro-government coalition fractures as separatists grab control in Aden Yemen's southern separatists have taken effective control of Aden, seat of the internationally recognized government, fracturing the Saudi-led coalition which is trying to break the grip of the Iran-aligned Houthi movement on the country....
2019-08-10 21:00

U.N. Secretary-General expresses concern over clashes in Yemen's Aden: statement U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed concern over the violent clashes in Yemen's Aden and urged the parties to cease hostilities....
2019-08-10 10:48

'Scores' killed in Yemen as UAE-backed fighters seize parts of Aden Clashes between forces backed by former Gulf allies UAE and Saudi threaten ‘new civil war within a civil war’, says thinktank“Scores” of people were killed and hundreds wounded during recent fighting in Yemen’s key port of Aden when southern separati...
2019-08-14 15:48

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
2019-05-21 14:38

Yemen's Houthis launch strike on Saudi utility station, no damage Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
2019-06-20 12:48

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 Saturday, adding the installations were out of service....
2019-06-16 08:32

Yemen rebel drone attack targets remote Saudi oil field Drones launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside of Saudi Arabia’s sprawling desert, causing what the kingdom described as a ‘limited fire’...
2019-08-17 20:32

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
2019-06-20 22:48

Yemen's Houthis, in tit-for-tat, launch fresh attacks against Saudi Abha airport Yemen's Houthi group carried out new drone strikes on a Saudi airport on Friday after a series of air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition against the capital Sanaa, residents and both sides of Yemen's war said....
2019-06-14 06:32

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi's Abha airport with drones: Houthi TV Yemen's Houthis launched a drone attack against Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the movement's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, citing a military spokesman....
2019-08-10 10:48

Yemen: Dozens killed in attack on military parade blamed on Iran At least 51 security personnel, including a key commander, have been killed in twin attacks in Yemen. One of the attacks reportedly involved the use of a ballistic missile....
2019-08-01 16:32

'Blood antiquities' looted from war-torn Yemen bring in $1 million at auction At least 100 artifacts from Yemen have been successfully sold at auction for an estimated $1 million in the U.S., Europe and the United Arab Emirates since 2011, according to a Live Science investigation into the country's so-called "blood antiquitie...
2019-06-07 00:01

China's new U.N. envoy says Beijing ready to fight U.S. on trade China's new U.N. ambassador warned on Friday that if the United States wanted to fight China on trade "then we will fight," and signaled that trade tensions could hurt cooperation between the countries on dealing with North Korea....
2019-08-02 21:48

India Not Buying Oil From Iran After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington has said, becoming the latest country to comply with......
2019-05-25 01:32

Sudan protesters meeting with envoy moved to Sunday KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders say a meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruling military council has been rescheduled for Sunday. The leaders say they’ve received Ethiopia’s...
2019-06-22 22:33

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military crackdown that left six civilians dead last year....
2019-08-03 14:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if it damages his popularity....
2019-07-19 05:00

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
2019-06-12 00:48

China might escort ships in Gulf under U.S. proposal: envoy China might escort Chinese commercial vessels in Gulf waters under a U.S. proposal for a maritime coalition to secure oil shipping lanes following attacks on tankers, its envoy to the United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday....
2019-08-06 15:16

Trump assails Theresa May, UK envoy in Twitter rant Donald Trump has lashed out at Theresa May after the leak of diplomatic memos criticizing his presidency. The UK has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the release of confidential telegrams over the weekend....
2019-07-09 05:00

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on setting up a constitutional committee, a long-awaited step in a stalled peace process, the U.N. Syria envoy said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 17:32

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal: report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time, a newspaper reported in an interview on...
2019-06-29 18:32

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
2019-05-25 21:48

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban ISLAMABAD (AP) — Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad. U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad says he’s holding meetings with...
2019-06-10 09:00

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal - report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time, a newspaper reported in an interview on...
2019-06-29 18:16

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem 'violations' The move follows last week's clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at one of the holiest sites for Muslims and Jews. A Jordanian-controlled religious authority, the Waqf, supervises holy sites in Jerusalem....
2019-08-18 23:32

US Envoy Congratulates S Jaishankar On Appointment As Foreign Minister The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, has congratulated Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on taking over as India's External Affairs Minister. A former career diplomat, S Jaishankar has previously served......
2019-06-02 14:48

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation "is on the verge of descending into a civil war" that could divide the country and imperil the security of its neighbors and the wider Mediterranean region....
2019-05-22 00:16

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan civil war and largely views the country as a prize to be captured, the UN’s special envoy for Libya ...
2019-05-22 22:00

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator leading the discussions with the hardline Islamists group to end the Afghan war....
2019-07-07 00:32

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said "education training centers" were helping to stamp out extremism and give people new skills....
2019-06-13 19:16

U.S. envoy to visit Qatar, Afghanistan for peace talks U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad will travel to Qatar and Afghanistan on Tuesday to resume talks with the Taliban and the Afghan government on a peace process, the State Department said....
2019-08-20 19:16

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban....
2019-06-20 01:00

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his envoy to the UK....
2019-05-21 20:48

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for "wide-based international support" to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country....
2019-05-22 06:16

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
2019-05-22 04:32

Venezuelan envoy lashes back after US walkout from UN body Venezuela’s ambassador has mocked as “ridiculous” a U.S. walkout from his chairmanship of the top U.N. disarmament body, launching barbs at President Donald Trump and laughing as he claimed a David-over-Goliath diplomatic victory over the U.S....
2019-05-28 20:16

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya The U.N. envoy for Myanmar says progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and warns that if there is no action it will be time to “ring the alarm bell.”...
2019-07-02 02:48

Shouldn't Let "Minor Speed Bumps" Come In Way Of Relations With US: Envoy Hopeful that India and the United States will find a "mutually satisfactory" solution to their bilateral differences, the Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that the two countries......
2019-07-13 01:00

Countries fueling Libya conflict must be stopped: U.N. envoy Libya is on the brink of a civil war that could "lead to the permanent division of the country," a top U.N. official warned the Security Council on Tuesday as he urged the world body to stop countries that were fueling the conflict with weapons....
2019-05-22 01:00

U.S. envoy slams Germany after reluctance on Hormuz mission The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkel's government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz, saying Europe's biggest economy must assume more global responsibility....
2019-08-01 07:48

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

Vatican envoy: Nicaraguan government says talks ‘concluded’ The Vatican’s diplomatic envoy to Nicaragua says he has received a letter from President Daniel Ortega’s government apparently saying talks with the opposition on resolving the country’s more than year-old political standoff are done...
2019-08-01 19:48

U.K. Envoy's Exit Feeds British Worries of Isolation The resignation this week of Britain’s ambassador to Washington under duress has set off a period of self-examination in the U.K. as the nation struggles to find its place in the world ahead of its planned exit from the European Union....
2019-07-12 01:48

Johnson declines to back UK envoy to Washington over Trump row Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain's prime minister, declined to say whether he would keep the country's ambassador to Washington in his job after the envoy was criticized publicly by U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-07-10 05:00

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty's remaining signatories to fulfill their commitments after the United States pulled out, the Fars news agency reported on Thursday....
2019-05-23 19:00

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy reportedly seen with Kim Jong Un North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol reportedly accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in North Korea's power structure....
2019-06-03 09:00

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 Students News Agency ISNA reported....
2019-06-15 21:16

China's envoy to London laments 'Cold War mentality' China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday....
2019-07-07 13:32

US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan war The United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan was departing Tuesday for Qatar to resume talks...
2019-08-21 00:16

Saudi rallies around exiled Yemen leader after UAE-backed separatists seize Aden Saudi Arabia threw its weight behind Yemen's exiled president, as UAE-backed southern separatists who took over the port of Aden held strong against Riyadh's calls to vacate government sites....
2019-08-12 12:00

Yemen's Houthis launch new attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched a new drone attack targeting the Abha regional airport in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Monday....
2019-06-17 04:32

Houthi leader says drone attacks a response to spurned Yemen peace moves A leader of Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Sunday it had resumed drone strikes deep inside Saudi Arabia this month in response to what he called the Saudi-led coalition's spurning of "peace initiatives" by his group....
2019-05-26 21:16

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Attacks On Saudi Airports, Airbase: Report Yemen's Houthis launched drone attacks on the airports of Abha and Najran, and the King Khalid airbase, in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Monday....
2019-08-05 12:16

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-controlled areas of Yemen, it could be forced to implement a “phased suspension”....
2019-05-21 14:38

World Food Program strikes deal with Houthis to resume Yemen deliveries The World Food Program reached an agreement Friday with Houthi rebels in Yemen to allow the agency to resume food deliveries in the civil war-torn nation....
2019-08-10 06:00

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
2019-05-26 16:48

Dunford: U.S. seeks to create coalition to protect ships in waters near Iran, Yemen The United States aims to create a coalition to protect shipping vessels in the Strait of Hormuz where several tankers have been attacked in the past two months and near Yemen, the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman said....
2019-07-10 12:32

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
2019-05-21 14:38

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports due to Yemen concerns, court rules The British government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in the conflict in Yemen, a British court ruled on Thursday....
2019-06-20 12:48

UN food aid to Yemen will fully resume after two-month break, as Houthis ‘guarantee’ delivery Life-saving food aid distribution is set to resume to 850,000 people in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, following guarantees by Houthi opposition forces that the supplies will reach those who need them most, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday....
2019-08-09 18:32

Yemen war ‘a test of our humanity’, and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns UN Children’s Fund chief “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Security Council on Wednesday, in an impassioned plea for action to end four years of fighting which has lef...
2019-05-21 14:38

Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts After more than four years of grinding conflict in Yemen, healthcare for mothers and their babies is “on the brink of collapse”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday, in a report that highlights the difficulties of childbirth and parentin...
2019-06-15 00:16

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
2019-05-30 00:16

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grassroots community efforts. The Desert View High School graduate earned a PhD and has taught classes at ...
2019-08-09 06:48

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

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

Trump blasts 'foolish' UK PM May and her 'wacky' envoy over leaked memos U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at "foolish" British Prime Minister Theresa May and her "wacky" Washington ambassador on Tuesday, stepping up a tirade against a close ally whose envoy had branded his administration inept....
2019-07-09 19:00

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

UK PM contender Hunt tells Trump he is wrong in envoy spat British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, one of the two contenders to become prime minister, challenged U.S. President Donald Trump over his criticisms of the British ambassador to Washington whose confidential comments on Trump were leaked....
2019-07-09 19:00

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters....
2019-06-13 12:48

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighboring country....
2019-06-05 02:32

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describing the No. 2 diplomat at the State Department as "very respected."...
2019-08-20 23:48

China Rejects US Envoy's Call For Talks With Dalai Lama China on Tuesday rejected US Ambassador Terry Branstad's call to Beijing to engage in "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama, saying it was firmly opposed to "foreign interference" in Tibet and......
2019-05-28 16:32

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday, as a U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit......
2019-06-27 22:48

Supposedly executed former North Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN North Korea's nuclear envoy, who a South Korean newspaper said last week had been executed, is alive but in custody and under investigation for his role in a failed summit with the United States, CNN reported on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:16

Chinese envoy to nuclear talks guarded on buying Iranian oil China's envoy to talks aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal on Friday was guarded when asked if his country was willing to defy U.S. sanctions and buy Iranian oil but said his country rejects those sanctions....
2019-06-28 17:32

Israel's UN envoy calls on world to 'declare war' on anti-Semitism The United Nations Wednesday hosted a special session on the fight against anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred at which Israel's U.N. ambassador urged world powers to "declare war" against anti-Semitism....
2019-06-27 22:00

Trump considering North Korea envoy as next ambassador to Russia: source Stephen Biegun, the diplomat who has been leading efforts to revive stalled U.S. denuclearization talks with North Korea, is under consideration to be President Donald Trump's next ambassador to Russia, a source familiar with the matter said on Monda...
2019-08-13 11:16

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

Johnson vows to stand up for UK diplomats after Washington envoy's resignation Boris Johnson vowed to stand up for Britain's diplomats around the world and take a robust approach towards U.S. President Donald Trump if he succeeds in becoming the next prime minister....
2019-07-11 22:16

Trump "Walked The Talk" In Keeping Pressure On Pak: Indian Envoy To US President Donald Trump has "walked the talk" in maintaining pressure on Pakistan to end terrorism emanating from its soil, India's envoy to the US has said. The Indian envoy said that Islamabad's......
2019-07-18 09:00

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ring the alarm bell.”...
2019-07-03 01:00

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
2019-05-24 00:32

Watch: India's UN Envoy's "Hand Of Friendship" To Pakistani Journalists Syed Akbaruddin, India's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, made a symbolic gesture of extending "the hand of friendship" to Pakistan on Friday during a media briefing......
2019-08-17 06:48

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations on a comprehensive settlement of the Afghan war. Looming over that deadline are already twice-postpon...
2019-07-08 01:16

Russia says outgoing U.S. envoy failed to improve poor ties Russia called outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman a professional diplomat late on Tuesday, but said he had been unable to improve battered Russia-U.S. ties because he had been hamstrung by domestic U.S. politics, TASS news agency reported...
2019-08-07 11:48

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory's Hamas rulers....
2019-06-17 16:00

India Stopped Purchasing Iranian Oil After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington has said, becoming the latest country to comply with......
2019-05-24 10:48

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of......
2019-06-14 22:00

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
2019-05-23 06:16

Shobhaa De Denies Ex-Pak Envoy Claim He Influenced Her Kashmir Article Author Shobhaa De on Monday rubbished claims made by former Pakistan envoy to India Abdul Basit that he influenced her to write an article in 2016 where she "advocated plebiscite" in Jammu and Kashmir......
2019-08-12 23:48

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un on Sunday: KCNA North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance, state media KCNA said on Monday, signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in North Korea's pow...
2019-06-03 03:48

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body held a rare news conference to deliver a warning....
2019-05-21 20:48

Reached Consensus With India To Break Up And Down Circle: Chinese Envoy China and India have made a lot of progress in building trade ties in the last 14 years but there is still scope for improvement, outgoing Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui said....
2019-05-22 10:16

Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Envoy Appears to Differ With Him on Saudis and Climate At her confirmation hearing, Kelly Knight Craft suggested that she would be tougher than President Trump on Saudi Arabia and that climate change is a threat....
2019-06-20 01:48

UK Police Identify Suspect Behind Leaked Envoy Memos: Report The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States, has been identified, the Sunday Times newspaper......
2019-07-14 07:32

U.S., Taliban peace talks 'most productive session': envoy Khalilzad The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive session" to date....
2019-07-06 18:48

UK Envoy Called Trump Administration "Dysfunctional" In Email: Report In leaked emails, the UK's Ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch labelled American President Donald Trump's administration as "inept, insecure and incompetent", a media report said on Sunday....
2019-07-07 12:16

Venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at UN rights body A top Venezuelan diplomat branded as “biased” a report by the U.N. human rights chief chronicling torture, sexual abuse, extrajudicial killings and other violations in Venezuela, demanding that it be corrected...
2019-07-05 19:48

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar....
2019-07-04 19:48

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as row deepens Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening row over compensation for Korean forced laborers that has spilled over into their trade in high-tech materials used to make memory chips and screens....
2019-07-19 11:32

In Apparent Reference To PoK, China's New Envoy Appeals To India: Report As Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit India later this year for his second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China has said the two neighbours should not allow any......
2019-07-20 14:48

U.S. Envoy Swings Sledgehammer in East Jerusalem, and a Metaphor Is Born The ambassador to Israel, David M. Friedman, opened an archaeological site, calling it “undeniable evidence” of Jewish historical claims to Jerusalem....
2019-07-01 02:00

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways to end the fighting in Libya, the U.N. Support Mission in Libya said in a tweet on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 23:32

Iran summons UAE envoy to complain about U.S. drone launch: Fars Iran's foreign ministry summoned a United Arab Emirates envoy to complain about the UAE allowing a U.S. drone shot down on Thursday to be launched from a U.S. military base on its territory, the Fars news agency reported....
2019-06-22 18:16

China Appoints Veteran Diplomat Sun Weidong As New Envoy To India China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure as Ambassador in Beijing, as its new......
2019-06-12 12:16

Libya’s counterterrorism force condemns U.N. envoy’s 'terrorist' statements The U.N. envoy to Libya and the country's Counter Terrorism Force are at odds after the envoy asserted that there were extremists fighting within the ranks of forces loyal to the Government of National Accord....
2019-08-05 16:48

Saudi rallies round exiled Yemen leader after UAE-backed separatists seize Aden Saudi Arabia threw its weight behind Yemen's exiled president on Monday, as United Arab Emirates-backed southern separatists controlling the port of Aden held firm against Riyadh's calls to vacate government sites....
2019-08-12 17:00

Lawmakers Accuse State Dept. of Defying Federal Law by Missing Deadlines for Yemen Reports The State Department is refusing to submit reports mandated by Congress detailing efforts by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen....
2019-08-17 05:48

UN monitoring team in Yemen verifies pullout of armed forces from crucial port zones The UN team set up to monitor the ceasefire agreement between warring parties in Yemen has formally verified the pullout of armed Ansar Allah, or Houthi forces, from port zones in the country that are crucial to the flow of humanitarian aid, describi...
2019-05-21 14:38

Yemen update: UNICEF chief condemns attack in Taiz that claims lives of seven children Nowhere is safe in Yemen, the head of the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF said, after an attack in the city of Taiz claimed the lives of 12 civilians, including seven youngsters – the latest victims of the country’s more than four-year war. ...
2019-05-27 17:00

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi's Abha airport: military spokesman Yemen's Houthis launched more drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha international airport on Friday, the Iran-aligned group’s military spokesman said....
2019-08-16 21:16

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday.        ...
2019-07-12 01:16

Deadly Yemen airstrikes that claim children’s lives in capital Sana’a, strongly condemned by UN Thursday’s airstrikes on Yemen’s capital Sana’a that reportedly killed five children and injured dozens more, have been strongly condemned by UN agencies, which have warned of the “brutal toll” on civilians of more than four years of conflict....
2019-05-21 14:32

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi-led coalition military parade in Aden Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone attack on a military parade for Saudi-led coalition forces in the port city of Aden, the group's Al Masirah TV said early on Monday....
2019-06-03 03:48

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care...
2019-06-17 23:48

Intensified Al Qaeda and ISIL activity in Yemen ‘deeply worrying’, says UN Human Rights Office Armed groups affiliated with the Al Qaeda and ISIL terror groups, appear to have intensified their activities in Yemen, a spokesperson for the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday, describing the situation as an example of “deeply worrying ...
2019-08-06 21:16

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men ...
2019-06-14 21:48

Federer and Nadal return to ATP Player Council "The political rumblings in men\u0027s tennis took another twist on Thursday when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were elected on to the ATP Player Council along with Austrian Jurgen Melzer."...
2019-08-09 01:16

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
2019-05-26 18:00

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
2019-05-28 17:48

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
2019-05-30 02:48

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
2019-06-13 16:32

Trump's Kashmir Mediation Offer "Not On Table Anymore": India's US Envoy US President Donald Trump has made it clear that his offer of mediation on Kashmir is "not on the table anymore", a top Indian diplomat said on Monday....
2019-08-13 16:32

Spain protests Vatican envoy's criticism of Franco reburial plan Spain formally complained to the Vatican on Thursday after its ambassador criticized the Socialist government's attempts to exhume the remains of dictator Francisco Franco and said it had achieved little but stoke divisions and "resuscitate Franco"....
2019-07-04 19:48

US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as 'most productive' to date Zalmay Khalilzad said progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal as two sides to resume meeting from Tuesday in QatarThe US peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions...
2019-07-06 18:32

Indian Envoy To Pakistan Ajay Bisaria Returns To New Delhi: Report Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria has returned to India, days after Islamabad expelled him following its decision to downgrade diplomatic ties over the withdrawal of special status to......
2019-08-12 07:00

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault.The move – an indication of the Vatican’s tougher approach to sex...
2019-07-09 14:00

Huntsman, U.S. envoy to Moscow, resigns amid talk of possible Utah political run The U.S. ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, has resigned from his post after two years as Washington's envoy to Moscow, the State Department said on Wednesday, amid speculation he plans to run for Utah governor....
2019-08-08 02:32

‘Action and tangible progress’ needed to finally ‘win the peace’ for Syrians: UN envoy It will take “action and tangible progress” between Syrian Government and opposition leaders, not just dialogue, to bring about lasting peace said the UN Special Envoy for the war-torn country on Tuesday, stressing that Syria “contains many threats f...
2019-05-21 14:38

Iran Summons United Arab Emirates’ Top Envoy Over U.S. Drone Incident TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing the U.S. to use a base there to launch a drone that Iran says entered its airspace. The Saturday report...
2019-06-23 00:16

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
2019-06-03 06:16

Spend more on defense or we move troops to Poland, U.S. envoy tells Germany An envoy of U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's unwillingness to boost defense spending might give the United States no choice but to move American troops stationed in Germany to Poland....
2019-08-09 21:32

British Foreign Office calls in Iranian envoy over tanker seizure Britain summoned the Iranian Charge d'Affaires in London after Friday's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the British Foreign Office said on Saturday....
2019-07-20 17:16

UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos: Sunday Times The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States, has been identified, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
2019-07-14 05:48

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of France....
2019-07-09 01:48

Probe Underway: French Envoy On Break-In At IAF's Office Handling Rafale French ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Saturday said the investigation into a possible data theft during the break-in into the Rafale project management team office in Paris is still......
2019-06-30 01:48

After UK Envoy Sacked, Diplomats Fear Putting Trump Criticism In Writing The lightning-fast resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States on Wednesday after a leak of his correspondence criticizing the Trump administration has sent shivers down the spines of......
2019-07-11 07:16

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
2019-05-31 11:48

North Korea "Executed" Envoy, 4 Others After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
2019-05-31 11:32

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and easing tensions......
2019-07-11 07:16

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child protection with the Force Commander of a main Syrian opposition military alliance, it was announced on M...
2019-07-01 21:48

The U.N. Envoy for Myanmar Will ‘Ring the Alarm Bell’ If No Action is Taken on the Rohingya Crisis (UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. envoy for Myanmar said Monday that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ri...
2019-07-02 17:00

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures – report South Korean paper claims Kim Hyok-chol has been killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labourNorth Korea’s special envoy to the US, who was credited with paving the way for nuclear talks with Washington, has reportedly been e...
2019-05-31 04:32

Vatican lifts immunity of Paris envoy: French foreign ministry The Vatican has lifted the diplomatic immunity of its envoy in France, the French foreign ministry said on Monday, opening the way for Archbishop Luigi Ventura to be questioned by prosecutors over accusations of sexual molestation....
2019-07-08 19:16

"High-Level" Meeting, Engagements Planned For PM Modi-Xi Jinping: Envoy India and China will have several ministerial-level engagements this year, including a foreign ministers' meeting, to prepare the ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra......
2019-05-27 22:00

US' Decision To End Iran Oil Waivers Hurt India's Bottom Line: Envoy The decision of the United States to stop issuing waivers for the purchase of Iranian oil has hurt India's bottom line and New Delhi hopes that Washington will show similar flexibility in issues it......
2019-08-07 08:16

US envoy disputes Trump claim that Russian military have left Venezuela Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow has “not abandoned” the regime of Nicolás Maduro and that the Russian presence in the South American ...
2019-06-06 22:32

Imran Khan Wishes To Stay At Pak Envoy's Home During US Visit: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his wish to stay at the ambassador's residence during his visit to the US later this monthin a bid to cut costs as the country's economy is struggling....
2019-07-08 14:16

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, and the government in Brasilia said it would decide later whether to accept them....
2019-06-01 01:16

Egypt expresses dismay to UK envoy over British Airways flight suspension Egypt's aviation minister on Sunday expressed his dismay over British Airways' decision to suspend flights to the Egyptian capital to the UK's ambassador to Cairo....
2019-07-21 18:00

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
2019-05-23 12:16

Germany's India envoy visits 'Nazi-inspired' Hindu group Ambassador Walter J Lindner's visit to the headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has stirred a controversy in India. Experts say the Hindu extremist group glorifies Adolf Hitler and his "cultural nationalism."...
2019-07-21 18:16

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
2019-06-13 06:32

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights of detainees in Lebanon and people affected by lep...
2019-05-21 15:00

Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest. The post Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airpor...
2019-06-12 12:16

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
2019-05-30 22:48

City Council Member Dies In Motorcycle Crash CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/WLWT) – A northern Kentucky city council member has died following a crash. Councilman Rob Honaker of Wilder died on Saturday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident. WLWT reports that he had recently purcha...
2019-06-10 05:00

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria cannot hold a presidential election planned for July 4 due to a lack of valid candidates, its constitutional council said on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
2019-06-02 15:48

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial t...
2019-07-11 11:00

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security Council heads to the South American nation to assess progress toward peace...
2019-07-11 21:16

Couture Council to honor Louboutin and his red-soled shoes NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Christian Louboutin and his famous towering, red-soled shoes are being awarded a prestigious fashion honor. The French designer will be the next honoree of the Couture Council of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technol...
2019-05-29 15:48

Paducah Council Amends Anti-Discrimination Ordinance PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials have approved an amendment to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve an amendment for a January 2018 ordinance that adde...
2019-05-30 13:00

City Council votes to name Bronx street for Stan Lee University Avenue between Brandt Place and West 176th Street will be co-named "Stan Lee Way" under a bill passed by lawmakers codifying the moniker and 85 other honorary street names....
2019-07-24 03:32

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure should be maintained for now....
2019-07-16 17:16

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
2019-07-16 04:32