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German arms export approvals spike

Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination fo...

German arms export approvals spike

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Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 01:00

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 01:16

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public following spike in anti-Semitism German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
2019-05-27 06:32

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public amid spike in hate crimes A top German official has warned Jewish people against wearing yarmulkes in public amid a spike in anti-Semitic attacks. “I cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany,” the official said Saturday, employing another word ...
2019-05-26 01:00

German official warns Jews against wearing skullcaps in public amid spike in anti-Semitism The top official against anti-Semitism in Germany warned the country's Jewish community on Saturday to avoid wearing the traditional skullcap in public places in parts of the country amid a rise in hate crimes....
2019-05-26 17:16

New lawsuit challenges U.S. approvals of Keystone XL pipeline Environmentalists asked a federal judge on Monday to cancel approvals issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, opening another front in the legal fight over a long-delayed energy project that U.S. Presi...
2019-07-02 01:16

Adani coalmine environmental approvals given three-week deadline New timeframe for controversial Carmichael mine is ‘good news’, Queensland premier saysThe Queensland government has placed a three-week deadline on the final environmental approvals for the controversial Adani Carmichael coalmine in Queensland’s Gal...
2019-05-24 08:32

'Fed up': Queensland premier calls for Adani coalmine approvals timeline this week Annastacia Palaszczuk says state ‘needs some certainty’ about timing of outstanding approvalsQueensland’s premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, says she is “fed up” with the state’s process for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine and has called an emergency meetin...
2019-05-22 05:32

United Technologies expects regulatory approvals by early 2020 for Raytheon deal United Technologies Corp said on Monday it expects to secure regulatory approval by the first quarter of 2020 to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion....
2019-06-10 16:32

Spike Lee through the years Filmmaker Spike Lee has been challenging audiences and Hollywood since making his debut in 1986 with "She's Gotta Have It."        ...
2019-07-23 03:16

Barry may cause gas prices to spike Gas prices may see a storm surge if Barry sticks to predictions. The states that line the Gulf of Mexico are home to more than 45 percent of the total petroleum refining capacity in the country, along with 51 percent of total US natural gas processin...
2019-07-13 20:48

FAA saw spike in Tucson laser incidents in May TUCSON — So far in 2019, there have been 33 reported incidents of lasers pointed at aircraft in Tucson. “There was a really big spike in the number of incidents in May,” said FAA spokesman Ian Gregor. “In fact, I think there were as many laser ...
2019-07-10 08:00

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to ‘shut it down’ in Georgia LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. Most studios that have commented have said they’...
2019-06-07 12:16

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake in 2015. This time however, climbers and guides are blaming a host of other factors for the spike in...
2019-05-31 15:32

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
2019-06-09 17:16

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scientists have launched an investigation what has caused the deaths of an unusually high number of gray ...
2019-06-01 05:48

US Lawmakers Concerned Over Spike In Request For Evidences For H-1B Visas US lawmakers and experts have expressed concern over the US immigration agency's increasing demand for "irrelevant" or previously furnished information to adjudicate an H-1B application, causing delay......
2019-07-18 12:00

US-Iran move closer to a flashpoint as tensions spike WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Iran edged toward a flashpoint Monday as Tehran announced it was breaking compliance with the accord that keeps it from making nuclear weapons and the Trump administration followed by ordering 1,000 more troops to the M...
2019-06-18 03:16

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high as $13,879.24 in the afternoon — as investors scratched their heads over what might be driving the ey...
2019-06-27 18:48

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however, scuttle the new EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement....
2019-07-04 06:48

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”        ...
2019-06-02 02:16

U.S. Airlines' Secret Sauce Isn't Easy to Export U.S. airlines engineered a turnaround by merging with one another and redesigning their networks, but investors hoping these lessons can be applied elsewhere may end up disappointed....
2019-06-03 15:16

Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countries....
2019-07-05 17:32

Huawei Calls on US to Lift Export Restrictions The chairman of Huawei said Friday the Chinese tech giant has yet to see any benefit from President Donald Trump's promise to allow US companies to sell some components to the company....
2019-07-12 23:48

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as energy shares gain on oil spike Canada's main index rose on Thursday, lifted by the heavy-weight energy sector as crude prices rallied over 4% following a suspected tanker attack near Iran....
2019-06-13 17:16

Trade Dispute Spurs Worries of 'Never Seen Before' Chip Price Spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and......
2019-07-18 17:16

Painter survives being impaled by bamboo spike after falling off ladder A painter in India who fell off a ladder and landed on a bamboo pole is lucky to be alive after surgeons worked for hours to remove it safely from his chest....
2019-06-11 09:00

Study finds 60 percent spike in air ambulance prices over last four years Because many air ambulance companies are not part of insurance networks, patients often get hit with the huge bills, according to the findings by Johns Hopkins University researchers released on Monday....
2019-07-02 07:16

NASA's Curiosity Rover Detects Spike in Methane on Mars NASA’s Curiosity rover discovered “startlingly high amounts of methane in the Martian air” on Wednesday in what could potentially be a sign of life on the Red Planet, the New York Times reported on Saturday.Read more......
2019-06-23 03:32

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
2019-06-07 23:32

Spike Lee to present Denzel Washington with AFI Life Achievement Award Spike Lee will honor Denzel Washington’s career by presenting his friend and collaborator with the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.        ...
2019-06-05 03:16

Julia Roberts, Spike Lee toast Denzel Washington at event LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denzel Washington is being honored this year as the 47th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. Peers and collaborators from Spike Lee to Julia Roberts turned out Thursday night to celebrate his career at a star-studded dinne...
2019-06-07 12:16

Heat warnings across US as climate experts warn of spike in very hot days Alerts in place for states as far apart as New Mexico and MaineClimate crisis expected to make heatwaves the ‘new normal’More than half the US was under excessive heat warnings on Friday amid a brutal heatwave – which experts warned could become the ...
2019-07-19 23:48

Argentina poised to export first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas YPF, the state-run oil and gas producer, is seeking to sell a partial shipment from its Tango floating liquefaction unit in Bahía Blanca, according to traders with knowledge of the matter....
2019-05-21 15:16

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
2019-07-11 09:16

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
2019-05-30 06:48

UPDATE 1-S.Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan * U.S. seen as an unlikely mediator in the dispute (Adds S.Korea budget announcement, S&P, comments and background, paragraphs 1-2, 3, 6, 11-18; adds bullet points)...
2019-07-11 06:00

Huawei cancels MateBook laptop launch because of US export ban Enlarge / The Huawei Matebook 13, which was released in January 2019. (credit: Valentina Palladino ) Huawei was planning to announce a new MateBook laptop this week, but an executive confirmed that the company cancelled the launch because of US san...
2019-06-13 00:32

Huawei’s export ban is wider in scope than most people imagine Enlarge (credit: Huawei) The tech industry is still trying to wrap its collective head around the Trump administration's export ban on Huawei. We've seen Huawei be de-listed and then re-listed from industry groups like the Wi-Fi Alliance, Bluetooth...
2019-06-11 02:01

U.S. Targets China's Supercomputing Push With New Export Restrictions The Commerce Department is taking aim at China’s supercomputing push with new export restrictions that effectively cut five major Chinese developers of next-generation, high-performance computing off from U.S. technology....
2019-06-22 04:48

South Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
2019-07-11 05:32

UPDATE 4-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa....
2019-06-19 02:32

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 12:16

Keanu Reeves, Spike Lee and others support Italian cinema targeted by neo-fascists A group of well-known actors and directors have penned a statement after the Cinema America was the site of a far-right attack. Four young people were beaten by five extremists....
2019-06-28 19:48

Aziz Ansari’s Netflix special: #metoo allegations and Spike Jonze Directed by Spike Jonze, the comic leads with the accusations made against him last year, introducing a more contrite Ansari 2.0Yeah, he leads with it. Important to note that in the canon of blockbuster standup comedians accused of sexual impropriety...
2019-07-20 17:32

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have washed up this year on the US west coast that authorities have run out of places to put them, and has as...
2019-06-16 05:16

Justin Verlander points finger at MLB over homer spike: ‘A f–king joke’ Home runs continue to fly at a historic rate this season, a drastic change that Justin Verlander accuses MLB brought intentionally. Verlander, who will be the American League’s All-Star Game starter, owns a 10-4 record with a 2.98 ERA. He has also al...
2019-07-10 00:48

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take drastic measures....
2019-07-12 18:48

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress....
2019-05-21 16:48

‘Sporadic’ attacks from Iran could spike oil prices, says US think tank Oil prices rose as much as 4% on Thursday following attacks on two tanker ships off the coast of Iran, which the U.S. has blamed on Tehran.       ...
2019-06-14 18:32

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) chief warned on Thursday....
2019-05-31 00:16

France's women smash TV viewing records, advertising costs spike France is once again gripped by football fever -- a year after the men's national team triumphed on the world stage, the women's team is cruising through the group stages and smashing TV audience records in their own World Cup....
2019-06-17 20:16

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, the country's environment ministry said in a notice late Thursday....
2019-06-21 10:16

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the morning after he slapped Mexico with a new tariff as punishment for failing to stanch the flow. “Mexi...
2019-05-31 17:48

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast _____ SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists said Friday they will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washingt...
2019-06-01 22:32

Japan rebuffs Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt the global supply of memory chips and smartphones....
2019-07-09 10:16

UPDATE 1-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique -WoodMac U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa, according to energy consultancy Wood Ma...
2019-06-18 20:32

Japan says export curbs for South Korea not in violation of WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten controls on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea is not in violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 06:16

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his government will sharply boost spending to help reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers....
2019-07-10 06:16

UPDATE 3-U.S. refiner Phillips 66 enters offshore oil export race U.S. oil refiner Phillips 66 is proposing a deepwater crude export terminal off the U.S. Gulf Coast, the company said on Wednesday, challenging at least eight other projects aiming to send U.S. shale oil to world markets....
2019-06-19 21:00

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
2019-05-29 21:32

Mineworkers fear 'reprisals' for raising safety concerns amid spike in deaths Union worries about ‘reporting culture’ at Queensland mines, where most workers are now employed as casualsContract and casual mineworkers in Queensland are fearful of “retribution” if they complain about questionable safety practices, their union sa...
2019-07-10 09:16

Dick's Sporting Goods shares spike after earnings beat and outlook upgrade Shares of Dick's Sporting Goods jump after the sporting-goods retailer reports quarterly earnings that top analysts' estimates, and raises its full-year outlook....
2019-05-29 22:16

Shares of Victoria's Secret-owner L Brands spike nearly 11% after beating earnings expectations Shares of L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, rose nearly 11% in aftermarket trading Wednesday after the company reported it beat revenue and earnings expectations....
2019-05-23 00:00

Heat stress spike predicted to cost global economy $2,400 billion a year An increase in heat stress at work linked to climate change is set to have a massive impact on global productivity and economic losses, notably in agriculture and construction, UN labour experts said on Monday....
2019-07-01 23:48

Japan-South Korea gloom spurs worries of 'never seen before' chip price spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and Japan drags on....
2019-07-18 12:00

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police during a mass demonstration against legislation that would allow citizens to be extradited to China....
2019-06-12 12:48

UPDATE 1-U.S. issues mixed report on Alaska Gasline's LNG export plant U.S. energy regulators issued a report on Friday for Alaska Gasline Development Corp's proposed $43.4 billion Alaska liquefied natural gas (LNG) project that found it would provide economic benefits to the state but could hurt the environment....
2019-06-29 00:00

South Korea says may retaliate against Japan high-tech export curbs South Korea said on Thursday it may retaliate against Japan's latest export limits on high-tech materials, as a row over forced wartime labor threatened to disrupt global supplies of memory chips and smartphones....
2019-07-04 16:48

Record number of supertankers loading at Louisiana export port -sources Medium-sour crudes from the U.S. Gulf of Mexico are being snapped up by overseas buyers, paving way for a record six supertankers to load at the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) in a matter of weeks, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-04 01:48

Farmers Built a Soybean Export Empire Around China. Now They're Fighting to Save It. Trade tensions have hammered sales of soybeans to the Chinese, a major export market it took U.S. agriculture decades to create. Growers are traveling to Beijing and Washington to plead their case. “Farmers can’t say, I’ll just grow broccoli this yea...
2019-07-05 13:00

UPDATE 2-Cheniere to build Louisiana Sabine Pass 6 LNG export train U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Cheniere Energy Inc said on Monday it will build the sixth liquefaction train at its Sabine Pass LNG export terminal in Louisiana....
2019-06-03 18:48

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03 21:16

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03 23:16

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-04 04:48

South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, calling the restriction a bid to limit bilateral private trade with a political aim....
2019-07-08 10:32

Republicans should reject Maxine Waters' bad Export-Import Bank deal Democrats are eager to ramp up a corporate welfare agency and load it up with some lefty mandates. That's no surprise. What's inexplicable is that at least one powerful Republican is going along with them. This is a mistake, and GOP lawmakers should ...
2019-06-20 11:00

Australia lowers wheat export forecast by 18% as drought hits supply Australia on Tuesday lowered its forecast for wheat exports over the 2019/20 season by nearly 18% as a drought wilts crops in the world's No.4 exporter of the grain....
2019-06-18 00:32

Saudis Push to Renew OPEC's Oil-Export Curbs, Despite Tanker Attacks Saudi Arabia is set to push for OPEC to cut oil output in the second half of the year, as signs of slowing global demand for crude outweigh threats of war and worries about supply disruptions in the Middle East....
2019-06-18 09:16

FedEx sues U.S. government over export restrictions after Huawei shipment issues The lawsuit challenges changes to export rules designed to keep technology out of the hands of entities or people that the U.S. government considers potential risks to national security....
2019-06-28 00:16

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
2019-05-24 14:48

U.S. regulator pauses review of Enbridge, Oiltanking crude export project U.S. regulators this week temporarily suspended their review of pipeline operator Enbridge Inc's proposed crude export facility off the U.S. Gulf Coast, a government filing showed....
2019-06-28 21:00

Busiest US port hit by 7th straight month of export declines amid trade war America's top two busiest container ports, the Los Angeles and Long Beach, on Tuesday reported declines in export volumes in May amid an ongoing trade war with China....
2019-06-12 05:16

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks restraints on export of surveillance tools The request follows media reports indicating some companies may be providing powerful capabilities to foreign governments that in turn are using them to surveil journalists, political dissidents and U.S. citizens....
2019-05-21 14:32

‘Toxic cowboy culture’: Sexual harassment claims spike in Canada’s airline industry Fired in 2016 after eight years with WestJet, a flight attendant has spoken out publicly about the "toxic" relations and "cowboy culture" at airlines....
2019-07-19 18:16

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator pauses review of Enbridge, Oiltanking crude export project U.S. regulators this week temporarily suspended their review of pipeline operator Enbridge Inc's proposed crude export facility off the U.S. Gulf Coast, a government filing showed....
2019-06-29 02:32

RPT-S.Korea says Japan's high-tech export curbs threat to global economy South Korea's trade minister said on Thursday Japanese export limits on high-tech materials bound for Seoul would pose a "huge threat" to the global economy and disrupt the global supply chain....
2019-07-04 08:48

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-04 01:00

South Korea: Japan's export restrictions could have 'dire consequences' for global economy Japan's export restrictions to South Korea on key materials could have a major global impact on companies and consumers and may lead to dire consequences, a South Korean official said....
2019-07-17 17:48

Japan's export curbs 'undesirable', S.Korean foreign minister tells Pompeo South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against South Korea are "undesirable" for trilateral cooperation, South Korea's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 06:00

Companies rush to export goods out of Mexico ahead of Trump’s proposed tariffs Trump says he will impose five per cent tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico starting Monday unless the country does more to stop the flow of Central American immigrants into the U.S....
2019-06-08 04:32

South Korean trade official says Japan's export curbs violate WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea violates World Trade Organization rules and Seoul would respond firmly, a senior official at South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday....
2019-07-01 10:16

UPDATE 1-South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea as a row over forced wartime labour threatened to disrupt global supplies of South Korean memory chips and smartphones....
2019-07-08 10:32

South Korea deputy advisor Kim says Japan's export curbs violate international law South Korea's Deputy National Security Adviser Kim Hyun-chong said on Friday that Japan has violated the WTO's principle of free trade and international law by imposing unilateral export restrictions against South Korea while diplomatic efforts have ...
2019-07-19 10:16

S.Korean stocks end lower on profit-taking; soft export data weighs Round-up of South Korean financial markets: South Korea's KOSPI ended weaker on Friday as investors locked in profits after a series of strong gains, while tepid data weighed on the export-driven economy. The Korean won weakened, while the benchmark ...
2019-06-21 09:48

E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of rape and calls spike to National Sexual Assault Hotline After E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of rape, there was a 53% increase in calls to the National Sexual Assault Hotline, RAINN reports.        ...
2019-06-27 21:00

| Texas border horror | Iran nuclear spike: WATCH the top world news videos for today Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station | Iran deal in uncharted waters with uranium breach; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-07-02 07:32

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four mo...
2019-05-21 17:16

Galaxy Fold's production can't catch a break, as Japan bans its display cover export One small transparent cover material, one big hurdle for Samsung's foldable phone strategy going forward - this could be the result from Japan's unexpected ban on various exports to Korea.Involved in a dispute about World War II dramas, the two natio...
2019-07-03 23:00

UPDATE 1-Taiwan June export orders fall for 8th month as China demand tumbles Taiwan's export orders contracted for an eighth straight month in June, with global companies increasingly hesitant to make new investments in machinery as the China-U.S. trade war wears on....
2019-07-22 15:01

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday...
2019-06-30 12:32

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harder as leaders in both countries appeal to their political bases....
2019-07-12 15:00

South Korea 'clearly' called for withdrawal of Japan's export curbs at meeting: Seoul official South Korean trade ministry officials "clearly" called on Japan to drop its export restrictions on the neighboring country at a bilateral meeting on Friday, a Seoul official told Reuters on Saturday, rebutting Tokyo's claims that Seoul did not make s...
2019-07-13 13:00

Koch-backed group will unleash ads targeting some corporate tax breaks, Export-Import Bank The Export-Import Bank provides financing to companies that export goods and helps foreign companies buy goods from the United States. But critics say many of its loans go to businesses that don't need it....
2019-07-01 13:32

South Korea finance minister warns of direct countermeasures to Japan's export curbs South Korea has so far sought to settle the issue through the WTO, but "implementing corresponding measures against Japan cannot be ruled out," Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said on radio....
2019-07-04 03:01

Mount Everest death spike: Inexperienced climbers, competitive tour groups, bad weather window to blame, experts believe An American climber became the latest to perish after reaching the world's tallest summit on Monday amid concerns that overcrowding on Mount Everest is leading the highest number of deaths on the mountain since 2015....
2019-05-28 21:32

China's services sector growth slows in June as export orders shrink, a private survey shows Growth in China's services sector slowed to a four-month low in June as new orders from overseas customers fell, a private survey showed on Wednesday, adding to signs of strain on the economy as the U.S.-Sino trade war drags on....
2019-07-03 09:32

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.        ...
2019-06-07 16:32

Huawei export ban claims another victim: Huawei’s $2,600 foldable smartphone Enlarge / Huawei's response to the export ban so far. (credit: KC Green / Ron Amadeo) The Huawei export ban has claimed another victim. The embattled Chinese company told CNBC that it is now delaying perhaps its most anticipated product, the $2,600...
2019-06-15 03:32

Top Recruit Stiff-Arms The NCAA High school basketball player R.J. Hampton is the No. 5-ranked prospect on ESPN’s list of 100 recruits from the class of 2019, and this morning we all found out that he will not be playing college basketball next season. Instead, he will be playing i...
2019-05-28 23:16

The sexy theory behind T. rex’s tiny arms Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable amount of new information about dinosaurs over the past few decades. Michael J. Benton, a professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Bristol in England, was part of the team that in 2008 con...
2019-06-02 00:48

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for mo...
2019-06-16 08:48

Analysis: Saudi and the arms race less spoken about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
2019-06-09 07:32

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
2019-06-27 19:16

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
2019-06-08 06:48

'Unjust and unfair': China's Huawei calls on Trump to lift export restrictions Huawei said the Chinese tech giant called on President Donald Trump to remove the company from a security blacklist.        ...
2019-07-12 18:16

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the full year would reach last year's $55.66 billion....
2019-06-19 18:16

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
2019-05-21 16:00

China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action....
2019-07-09 10:16

Russia moves closer to pulling out of arms treaty with US MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has moved closer to suspending its participation in a key nuclear arms treaty. The State Duma on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to support President Vladimir Putin’s decree to suspend Russia’s obligations under the 1987...
2019-06-18 13:32

CBI Searches 110 Locations In Corruption, Arms Smuggling Cases In a country-wide operation, the CBI carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with fresh cases related to alleged corruption, arms smuggling and criminal misconduct, officials......
2019-07-09 10:48

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
2019-05-22 01:00

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
2019-05-22 09:32

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
2019-06-18 19:00

Mexico, US to launch plan against arms smuggling at border The Mexican government says it has reached agreement with the United States to combat gun smuggling along the U.S. border after seeing a spike in the number of illegal firearms detected so far this year...
2019-07-22 20:48

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget ...
2019-06-04 06:16

Straight arms or bent? For walking, it's clear. For running, less so The way we walk is very efficient, but runners’ bent-arm bias is not so straightforwardIt is a question that perhaps only a scientist would ask and try to answer: why do we walk with straight arms but run with them bent?Months after the conundrum str...
2019-07-10 00:48

Taiwan Set to Receive $2 Billion in U.S. Arms, Drawing Ire From China The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
2019-07-09 18:00

Do you run with bent arms? Turns out it doesn't make much difference A study found that people don’t use any more energy by running with their arms held straight, even though they found it was a more awkward running style...
2019-07-10 07:32

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite trade talks with China....
2019-06-17 23:48

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
2019-06-11 09:00

China says no cooperation with U.S. companies that sell arms to Taiwan China's government and companies will not do business with U.S. companies that are involved in arms sales to Taiwan, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday....
2019-07-15 09:48

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outf...
2019-07-14 00:32

Call to arms: Yankees’ Paxton, Sabathia near return NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation on Wednesday against San Diego, followed by CC Sabathia this weekend against Boston. On a day of updates for many of the Yankees’ 15 players on th...
2019-05-27 20:01

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit...
2019-06-10 11:32

Don’t expect Brodie Van Wagenen to deal Mets’ top two arms MIAMI — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard probably can plan on continuing with the Mets beyond July 31. In assessing his trade chips Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he would expect both pitchers to remain with the club. “We have some ...
2019-07-13 09:32

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers are fueling fighting in the oil-rich country....
2019-06-10 19:48

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12 22:32

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian people and causing regional tensions....
2019-05-28 02:16

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
2019-06-14 20:16

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that the measures won’t help promote peace. The U...
2019-05-30 20:16

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate R...
2019-06-12 03:00

Man loses arms, legs after trip to dentist gives him sepsis A trip to the dentist cost a healthy British dad both of his arms and legs after a tiny cut in his gum gave him sepsis, reports said. Tom Ray told an audience in a speech Wednesday about how, in 1999, he was a successful banker and in the process of ...
2019-05-23 13:16

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 15:48

Goldman Sachs to Combine Private-Investing Arms Goldman Sachs is pulling together four separate units that invest in private companies, real estate and other hard-to-access deals, creating a new unit....
2019-06-17 04:48

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related military hardware, Beijing said....
2019-07-12 16:00

'Do the Right Thing': Spike Lee recalls 'horrendous' white critics on 30th anniversary Filmmaking icon Spike Lee talks to USA TODAY about his controversial classic "Do the Right Thing," which celebrates its 30th anniversary this summer.        ...
2019-07-23 08:00

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to an official familiar with the proposal, drawing p...
2019-06-06 12:16

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the oil-rich country, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said....
2019-06-11 18:32

US arms control office critically understaffed under Trump, experts say State department office whittled down in staff numbers from 14 at start of administration to four as Trump shifts approachA state department office tasked with negotiating and implementing nuclear disarmament treaties has lost more than 70% of its st...
2019-07-01 17:32

Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline? Australia has been warned it risks ‘drifting into the future’ if it fails to respond to challenges in a fast-changing worldAustralia is at a crossroads. Drift towards a future of slow decline economically and socially or, if action is taken now to ad...
2019-06-18 00:32

A Maoist For 20 Years, This Man Gave Up Arms To Work For Tribal Welfare Arjun worked as a Maoist for almost 20 years before realising that Maoist ideology is not good for the society. He recently organised a cultural show on World Environment Day to create awareness among......
2019-06-07 17:48

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons......
2019-06-20 19:32

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup and arms in unnatural positions Our cartoonist on handball shenanigans, scary celebrations and the Nations LeagueBuy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
2019-06-11 14:16

Navy arms destroyers with new high-powered laser, changes war tactics If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike range, ship commanders would instantly begin weighing defensive options - to include inter...
2019-07-08 17:16

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
2019-06-20 14:16

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
2019-07-09 00:00

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday....
2019-07-09 00:16

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
2019-06-06 22:32

US chemical arms destruction plant halted by seep from tank PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — An Army facility in southern Colorado has temporarily stopped destroying obsolete chemical weapons because of liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials said Thursday the liquid is a byproduct of the destructio...
2019-06-06 23:16

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The me...
2019-06-13 21:16

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
2019-06-21 07:32

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision......
2019-06-21 01:48

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defenses and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran....
2019-06-23 22:48

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
2019-06-20 02:48

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypas...
2019-06-10 07:32

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by decl...
2019-06-21 09:48

British government to seek appeal after Saudi arms ruling The British government will to seek permission to appeal after a court ruled its approach to Saudi arms export licenses was unlawful, the Department for Trade said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 12:48

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen war. The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday in favor of anti-weapons campaigners, who argued that the sales...
2019-06-20 13:32

Iran Will Be "Wealthy, Best Friend" If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Trump US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would be Iran's "best friend" and that the Islamic republic could be a "wealthy" country if it renounced nuclear weapons, amid soaring tensions between......
2019-06-22 22:16

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Con...
2019-06-10 07:16

Father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms are laid to rest Migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas are laid to rest in their native El Salvador.        ...
2019-07-01 20:32

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
2019-06-05 20:32

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
2019-07-10 03:48

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on AI like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
2019-07-19 19:48

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
2019-05-22 10:16

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless. An...
2019-05-23 18:16

Trump mulls bypassing Congress on Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make a new arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the approval of Congress. Two officials say a decision on invoking a nationa...
2019-05-24 00:48

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
2019-05-25 03:32

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

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China. The tanks represent a significant upgrade to Taiw...
2019-07-09 06:32

The Guardian view on hacking: a dangerous arms trade | Editorial Cyberweapons are dangerous in themselves. Their proliferation makes them much more harmfulNSO Group, an Israeli firm that has risen to a billion-dollar valuation on the strength of the aggressive hacking tools it sells to authoritarian governments ac...
2019-05-21 16:16

Senators launch bipartisan bid to block Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are banding together to try and stop the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey and others are introducing 22 Senate resolutions to halt the...
2019-06-05 17:00

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and t...
2019-05-21 14:38

UPDATE 3-China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
2019-07-16 07:01

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
2019-07-12 19:00

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abus...
2019-07-18 08:32

U.S., Russia to discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday: officials Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the concept of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China, senior U.S. officials said on Monday....
2019-07-15 23:16

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
2019-06-20 18:48

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

CBI Couldn't Search For Arms In Dabholkar Probe, Court Pull Up Government The Bombay High Court on Thursday slammed the Maharashtra government when it learnt that the CBI, probing the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, could not search for weapons in Thane creek for......
2019-07-05 00:16

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
2019-07-13 09:32

Bajrang Dal Accused Of Holding "Arms-Training" Camp At Mumbai School The Bajrang Dal has denied claims that participants of a camp held at a school on Mumbai's Mira Road were trained in handling firearms late last month. The matter first came to light when a......
2019-06-02 14:48

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA – The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute...
2019-05-22 16:00

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president....
2019-07-18 03:16

"Give Up Arms": Jammu And Kashmir Governor Invites Terrorists For Talks Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday asked terrorists to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way through which they can get what they want within......
2019-06-13 02:48

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

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented access to a sensitive weapons technology. The product...
2019-06-08 20:16

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
2019-07-17 06:00

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 21:32

Ted Cruz tells Mike Pompeo to 'follow the damn law' on arms sales Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent decision to authorize emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia was an exercise in "foolishness" that flouted federal law, a prominent Senate Republican charged....
2019-07-11 07:16

UPDATE 1-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
2019-07-12 19:32

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
2019-06-12 20:32

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
2019-07-17 01:48

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at...
2019-05-25 02:32

Donald Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales President Donald Trump used emergency authority to approve nearly two dozen arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other countries, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Friday....
2019-05-25 01:16

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a st...
2019-06-09 23:16

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
2019-07-09 23:48

Nerve surgery helps people with paralysis control their hands and arms People with quadriplegia can feed themselves and brush their teeth thanks to nerve surgery – and doctors say it’s time to make the surgery more widely available...
2019-07-05 15:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
2019-07-09 05:32

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international humanitarian law....
2019-06-20 15:01

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Riyadh hours after Britain temporarily suspended similar sales....
2019-06-20 22:32

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to overturn a veto by President Trump. The Republican-led Senate filed 22 resolutions — one for each of t...
2019-06-20 22:16

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
2019-07-08 23:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed two resolutions opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
2019-06-20 19:16

Big catch: O's grab Rutschman atop MLB draft short on arms Big catch: Baltimore Orioles grab Oregon State backstop Adley Rutschman with 1st pick of MLB draft short on top arms        ...
2019-06-04 16:48

Britain acted unlawfully on Saudi arms exports, court rules A British court on Thursday ruled that the British government had acted unlawfully in allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in the conflict in Yemen....
2019-06-20 11:48

Senate could vote 22 times to disapprove of Trump’s Saudi arms sales President Trump’s administration could be headed to an extended battle over 22 arms sales to Middle Eastern allies, as a bipartisan bloc of senators introduced legislation Wednesday to disapprove of each one....
2019-06-06 07:32

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-06 09:00

When migrants arrived in droves, this poor New Mexico city opened its arms DEMING, N.M. — Along a barren county fairground in this sleepy desert city sits a nondescript building that illustrates the depths of the nation’s migrant crisis — and the heights to which small town America can rise. Over the last several week...
2019-06-19 13:16

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2bn in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon sa...
2019-07-09 14:00

| Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime....
2019-06-07 05:48

Trump threatens veto of measures to block Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to veto resolutions in Congress aimed at blocking arms sales to Saudi Arabia. A White House statement says the bills “would send a message that the United States is abandoning its partners...
2019-06-20 18:32

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-05 17:00

Ex-Russian Arms Tycoon Quietly Wields Influence In British PM Race A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the......
2019-07-20 03:48

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

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Ruling prompts government to suspend new arms sales to Saudi Arabia while it urgently reviews its processesLong read: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly warBritish arms sales to Saudi Arabia have been declared unlawful by the court of appeal becaus...
2019-06-20 17:00

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 05:01

After Taiwan buys arms, China holds military drills on southeast coast China's military recently carried out air and naval drills along its southeast coast, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday, following the latest arms sales from the United States to self-ruled Taiwan, which China claims as a renegade province....
2019-07-14 07:48

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the k...
2019-06-10 03:32

Qatar says French missile found among arms seized in Italy was sold 25 years ago A French missile once owned by Qatar's military and found among a huge arsenal of weapons seized in Italy was sold by Qatar 25 years ago to a third country, Qatar's foreign ministry told Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 23:32

Bipartisan Senate duo to force vote on US-Saudi security relationship, arms sales A bipartisan Senate duo will kickstart proceedings on Monday to force a vote on the US-Saudi security relationship, including the US' recent $8.1 billion arms sale to the country, their offices announced Sunday....
2019-06-10 07:00

Exclusive: Ex-Russian arms tycoon quietly wields influence in British PM race A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the country's next prime minister....
2019-07-19 19:00

ICE agents back down after neighbors, activists link arms to help father and son avoid feds ICE activity in Nashville's Hermitage area brought out neighbors and activists who gathered for hours to help a man and his son avoid federal agents.        ...
2019-07-23 02:16

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

Retailer Casino's Franprix and Cdiscount arms join up on Paris express delivery Casino's supermarket chain Franprix and its 'Cdiscount' E-commerce unit unveiled plans to pool their respective expertise in city center convenience stores and E-commerce to attract more clients and boost sales....
2019-05-22 15:32

President Trump Suggests Saudi Arms Sales Are More Important Than Khashoggi Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump isn’t saying whether he’ll direct the FBI to investigate the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and suggests that pledges by Saudi Arabia to spend billions buying U.S. military e...
2019-06-23 21:16

Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking President Donald Trump's plan to proceed with more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without congressional consent....
2019-06-18 22:16

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a move made in defiance of President Donald Trump and likely to be vetoed. Several Repub...
2019-07-18 11:32

U.S. officials wonder: Did Turkish leader's coup memories drive Russia arms deal? For some U.S. officials, the Trump administration's failure to persuade Turkey not to buy a Russian air defense system may have its roots in a coup attempt against President Tayyip Erdogan three years ago this week....
2019-07-18 08:48

Defying Trump, US Senate Votes To Block $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with the kingdom delivered a symbolic rebuke to President......
2019-06-21 01:48

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is iss...
2019-05-24 23:01

State Department Defends Saudi Arms Sales Before Hostile House Panel R. Clarke Cooper, a top State Department official, defended the use of an emergency declaration to sell arms to Saudi Arabia against Congress’s will....
2019-06-13 04:32

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new cha...
2019-06-21 01:48

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it...
2019-06-20 21:32

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
2019-06-20 19:48

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....
2019-06-12 05:48

Donald Trump Defies Congress To Sell Arms Worth $8 Billion To Saudi, UAE US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a threat from Iran, infuriating lawmakers who fear the......
2019-05-25 06:48

US briefing: Iran strikes 'cancelled', arms sales to Saudi and ethical investment Friday’s top story: Trump gave initial approval for retaliatory strikes against Iran but pulled back, according to reports. Plus, the Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi ArabiaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning,...
2019-06-21 15:48

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emi...
2019-06-05 19:00

Democrats fear Trump will pull US out of last major arms control treaty with Russia FAREWELL TO ARMS CONTROL: President Trump’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier has Democrats concerned he will essentially do the same with the last major arms agreement with Mosc...
2019-06-06 13:48

Putin signs bill withdrawing from nuclear arms treaty with the United States Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill Wednesday formalizing Russia’s withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the United States....
2019-07-03 22:32

State Dept. Forces Out Official Who Worked on Plan That Led to Ex-Employer's Arms Deals The State Department has forced out a senior official who played a role in crafting a plan that led to billions of dollars going to the defense firm where he used to be a lobbyist by taking part in Trump administration efforts to circumvent Congress ...
2019-06-06 01:16

Second Saudi ship leaves French port without arms cargo -rights group A Saudi cargo ship has left the southern French port of Fos-sur-Mer without loading its arms cargo destined for Saudi Arabia, blocked from doing so after pressure from rights campaigners, a French rights group said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 23:32

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan in a move that will likely anger China Getty Images The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday. China has warned the US against arms sale...
2019-07-09 23:00

UPDATE 1-Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking a White House plan for $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without the consent of Congress, setting up Senate votes on the matter as soon ...
2019-06-19 02:32

U.S. State Department misses deadline to explain Iran arms control report: aide The U.S. State Department failed to meet a deadline on Thursday to provide information to three congressional committee chairmen looking into whether an annual arms control report slanted and politicized assessments about Iran, a congressional aide s...
2019-05-24 03:00

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostentatiously marks today’s 75th anniversary of one of the world’s biggest battles, that he is so ready to...
2019-06-06 19:00

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tensions with Iran....
2019-05-25 01:32

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
2019-05-25 00:16

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
2019-06-15 03:00

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made as big a rift between the president and Congress....
2019-07-18 03:16

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
2019-05-25 05:48

Senate Blocks Trump Administration’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The Senate blocked the sale of billions of dollars of munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in a sharp and bipartisan rebuke of the Trump administration’s attempt to circumvent Congress....
2019-06-20 19:00

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnel...
2019-06-20 05:16

Reports: Indiana toddler slips from grandfather's arms, falls to her death from cruise ship A toddler slipped from her grandfather's arms on the 11th story of the Freedom of the Seas cruise ship and fell to her death in Puerto Rio.        ...
2019-07-08 18:32

Trump ally Lindsey Graham ready to revoke president’s emergency power on arms sales The Republican said the administration’s end run around Congress merits stripping authority from the White House, while Democrats accused the State Department of creating a “phony” crisis....
2019-06-13 01:48

Woman, 83, hit by police motorbike in William and Kate's convoy suffered broken arms, pelvis and leg, family says The family of an elderly woman who was hit by a police motorbike in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's motorcade has revealed the full extent of her injuries....
2019-06-20 08:32

Woman who suffered severe spinal injuries and was declared a quadriplegic after horrific car crash is now using her arms, and moving her legs, again (WFLA) Casey Kruse couldn’t wait to start a new life in Tampa Bay, Florida closer to family. It was June 4th, and she was almost to her new home. The mother-of-four was so excited as she was making the final leg of her journey from St. Louis, t...
2019-07-03 19:00

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in opposing the administration’s suspiciously close ties with the Saudi kingdom. President Tr...
2019-06-20 19:16

'T-Rex arms:' Keith Thurman lets the Manny Pacquiao insults fly at news conference If creative insults are the measure, Keith Thurman beat Manny Pacquiao by TKO during a news conference to promote their July 20 boxing match.        ...
2019-05-23 05:48

'Not the time to do business as usual' with Saudis: Senators to rebuke Trump over arms sales Sen. Graham is normally an ardent defender of Trump. But the GOP senator is furious with the administration over plans to sell arms to the Saudis.        ...
2019-06-05 22:16

‘If others have rifles, we’ll have rifles’: why leftist groups are taking up arms Armed antifascists groups say they want to protect events from other malicious and potentially armed groups – a phenomenon that is becoming more and more commonThe van lumbered down one of Seattle’s many steep hills. A half dozen people packed inside...
2019-07-22 08:16

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-11 22:48

Where German is still spoken in the US Over 300 years ago, German immigrants crossed the Atlantic to reach, among other places, Pennsylvania. Their language and culture continues to influence their descendants, as DW correspondent Oliver Sallet discovered....
2019-07-10 17:00

Trump adviser John Bolton accuses Iran of seeking nuclear arms; claims it 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships Bolton claimed – without offering evidence – that the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates came from naval mines placed “almost certainly by Iran.”       ...
2019-05-29 11:48

Remembering the German Resistance Who were the people who risked their lives to resist the Nazis in Germany? A visit to the German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin provides some answers — 75 years after the 20 July assassination plot....
2019-07-20 09:00

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
2019-05-24 22:48

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of......
2019-07-17 02:32

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls Traveling on Germany's motorways could soon become much pricier, especially for foreigners. However, not everyone agrees that implementing road tolls on the autobahn will be profitable....
2019-06-18 07:00

German philosopher Jürgen Habermas at 90 Renowned for his analysis of democracy and rule of law, he is one of the most influential thinkers alive. As he turns 90, Jürgen Habermas is not about to stop getting involved in the big questions of our time....
2019-06-17 18:16

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
2019-06-14 16:32

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
2019-05-23 21:32

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
2019-05-22 19:48

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
2019-06-07 22:16

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
2019-06-04 16:32

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a gre...
2019-05-22 08:32

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers calling the shots....
2019-06-28 09:00

German idioms involving shoes Germans use many idioms, including quite a few shoe-related ones. Are you "fit as a sneaker" or just a "house-shoe hero"? Here are some you can try on for size!...
2019-06-28 09:00

High school coach born without arms and legs: 'Together, we've proved all of them wrong' High school football coach Rob Mendez, born without arms or legs, will be this year's recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at the ESPYs.       ...
2019-06-20 04:48

Family 'in shock' after toddler slips from grandfather's arms, falls to her death from cruise ship The toddler, a daughter of an Indiana, police officer, slipped from her grandfather's arms while the Freedom of the Seas was docked.        ...
2019-07-08 20:16

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links ...
2019-06-17 00:00

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale ...
2019-06-07 20:48

German government seeks to cut funding for far-right party The German government and parliament have petitioned the country’s highest court to cut off public funding for a far-right party that authorities tried unsuccessfully to ban...
2019-07-19 17:01

German man on trial for New Year car rampage that injured 14 BERLIN (AP) — A German man has gone on trial accused of attempted murder for driving his car into crowds on New Year’s Day, injuring 14 people. Prosecutors accuse the 50-year-old defendant of intentionally targeting people he believed to be for...
2019-06-07 18:16

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
2019-07-10 17:00

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how they left their mark....
2019-07-04 16:32

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead in the AL East if Severino was in the rotation and Andujar at third base instead of German starting e...
2019-07-19 03:48

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party....
2019-06-17 16:00

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
2019-06-20 10:32

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
2019-06-20 04:48

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the center of a political and humanitarian crisis....
2019-07-22 17:16

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU....
2019-07-22 06:00

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
2019-07-06 07:16

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
2019-07-07 06:16

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — A former nurse who liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was convicted Thursday of 85 counts of murder, making him what is believed to be the worst serial killer i...
2019-06-06 14:48

The Latest: German ex-nurse convicted of murdering 85 BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the murder conviction of a German nurse (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them has been convicted of 85 c...
2019-06-06 13:16

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase was among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooters, advocacy groups are calling for change....
2019-07-10 10:00

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general's personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons....
2019-05-23 02:16

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
2019-05-21 20:48

German forest fires leap from 400 to 1,700 in a year The number of forest fires in Germany jumped fourfold last year, setting a 15-year high. Hot, dry conditions have increased threat levels, and there are concerns local fire brigades are ill-equipped to respond....
2019-06-22 11:48

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must c...
2019-06-22 13:32

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
2019-06-04 19:32

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
2019-06-14 20:16

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen warned of how easy it was for people to be led astray by “disinformation” and “cl...
2019-07-15 21:32

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
2019-06-11 07:16

German Chancellor Suffers Third Shaking Episode German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a public episode of involuntary trembling for the third time in just over three weeks, fueling speculation about her health after 14 years in office....
2019-07-10 17:16

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs, says German official The U.S. is "more likely than not" to impose automotive tariffs on the European Union in mid-November, German lawmaker Peter Beyer said after meeting with U.S. officials....
2019-07-10 21:16

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
2019-05-31 13:32

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
2019-05-31 13:32

Russia launches German satellite to map cosmos Roskosmos has launched a German-made satellite to replace Russia's "Hubble" space telescope. It will allow scientists to trace the structure of the universe....
2019-07-13 16:48

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States. In a statement Saturday, Maas’s office said European nations must engage...
2019-06-08 12:00

KKR to take stake in German publisher Axel Springer BERLIN (AP) — Global investment firm KKR is set to take a stake in Germany’s Axel Springer, the publisher of the mass-circulation Bild daily, in what is described as a strategic partnership. Springer said Wednesday that a holding company owned ...
2019-06-12 13:16

Top German diplomat warns against escalation in Gulf ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says it remains important to stop any “spiral” of escalation in the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran. Heiko Maas made the comment Sunday night in Abu D...
2019-06-09 17:48

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
2019-07-02 10:16

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
2019-05-29 22:00

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on German companies, which have found it hard to stand their ground in Iran....
2019-06-28 09:00

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-da...
2019-06-09 19:00

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawyers helped investors snatch billions of euros from ...
2019-06-28 13:16

Murray and Serena to face Chilean/German duo Andy Murray and Serena Williams will launch Wimbledon's new dream team against Chilean Alex Guarachi and Germany's Andreas Mies in the first round of the mixed doubles....
2019-07-03 22:16

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
2019-07-17 21:48

German coalition in disarray over von der Leyen's EU nomination European leaders' nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission did not give the Social Democrats (SPD) reason to quit Germany's ruling coalition, a party leader said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 10:48

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death. The exhibition at the Kupferstich-Kabinett mu...
2019-06-13 16:48

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city governments and the courts....
2019-07-17 01:48

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 22:32

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. Their calls follow a similar move in France....
2019-07-11 20:32

German unions want 'siesta' break during heat waves The trade union umbrella organization DGB has called for a longer break than the typical 30 minutes for lunch, as is common in Mediterranean countries. Last month, Germany recorded its highest-ever June temperatures....
2019-07-06 19:48

German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and head of her Christian Democrat party, will succeed Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister, government spokesman Steffen Seibert told Reuters....
2019-07-16 23:32

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
2019-07-08 04:48

Top German Court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
2019-07-03 12:48

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opposite is true....
2019-07-16 17:16

Malta OKs transfer of 65 migrants from German ship to port Malta’s government has agreed to help 65 rescued migrants by transferring them from a German-operated rescue boat to a Maltese military vessel that will take them to a Maltese port...
2019-07-07 18:32

The Latest: German minister appeals to Italy on ports Germany’s interior minister is appealing to his Italian counterpart to rethink his policy of closing the country’s harbors to humanitarian groups’ rescue ships...
2019-07-06 18:48

Russia launches German space telescope to map cosmos Roskosmos has launched a German-Russian space telescope to replace Moscow's Hubble-like Spektr-R. The new telescope will allow scientists to observe more than 100,000 galaxy clusters and millions of black holes....
2019-07-13 17:16

Domingo German’s Yankees audible is another impressive sign Domingo German’s breakout season has come largely on the back of his dominant curveball. That wasn’t the case Thursday afternoon, as the Yankees beat the Rays 6-2 in the first game of a doubleheader. After waiting an hour and 26 minutes for a rain-le...
2019-07-19 16:00

German police detain teen following rape in Ruhrgebiet A 14-year-old is in custody in Germany's Ruhr region on suspicion of rape, prosecutors say. The teen had previously twice been reported for sexual harassment and is therefore being held in preventive custody....
2019-07-09 05:00

Domingo German looks Cy Young worthy as Yankees cruise There are multiple reasons why the Yankees have the best record in the American League. The biggest one is how they have smothered the AL East. With Domingo German pitching like a Cy Young candidate and Edwin Encarnacion’s three-run double, the Yanke...
2019-07-13 04:48

German military helicopter crash kills pilot One of the two pilots was killed, the German Defense Ministry said in a statement. The government and armed forces have been plagued by aging equipment, prompting calls for a complete overhaul of its military hardware....
2019-07-02 02:32

German cockroach gaining rapid resistance to insecticides Researchers say the findings mean it will become impossible to exterminate the common cockroach with chemicals alone. Female cockroaches have dozens of offspring in a three-month reproductive cycle....
2019-07-02 14:01

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season....
2019-07-13 06:16

German industrial woes prompt fears over recession For the best part of a year, German manufacturing data has been weak. Trade issues have played their part in afflicting this vital sector, but there are wider questions which affect the entire economy....
2019-07-09 13:01

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there is a silver lining....
2019-07-22 23:48

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
2019-07-02 21:48

German FM Maas calls for EU migrant redistribution 'coalition' Germany's foreign minister says willing EU countries should redistribute migrants saved in the Mediterranean Sea. Some EU countries have vehemently opposed any form of redistribution in recent years....
2019-07-13 10:00

Venezuelan government says expelled German ambassador may return The Venezuelan foreign ministry said on Monday it had agreed to the return of the German ambassador whom President Nicolas Maduro's government expelled in March after he had gone to Caracas airport to greet opposition leader Juan Guaido....
2019-07-02 01:32

German Kaiser's heir wants seized artifacts back Descendants of the last German Kaiser are demanding the return of thousands of valuable paintings that were confiscated after the monarchy's downfall in 1918. Some of the works are currently on display in public museums....
2019-07-13 04:48

German sci-fi fans lap up dystopian tales of Brexit Britain Novelists compete with reality to describe how life in the UK could be about to changeThe scene is Europe, about 40 years from now. Climate change has turned the Netherlands into a swamp and Portugal into an economic powerhouse, thanks to wave-energy...
2019-06-30 16:48

8 German men charged over plan to start violent uprising BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have indicted eight far-right extremists on suspicion they planned to start a violent uprising. Federal prosecutors said Friday that they have formally indicted the German men, aged 21 to 31, on suspicion of forming a...
2019-06-28 14:48

German police confiscate 4,200 liters of beer from Nazis A court has instituted an alcohol ban at a neo-Nazi event taking place in Ostritz, a town in Saxony. A counter protest has also been barred from demonstrating directly in front of the venue....
2019-06-22 11:48

How Domingo German could change Yankees’ pitching quest Their homer-less and winless streak lasted one game. Then the Yankees returned to familiarity Wednesday. They went deep twice. They won a game. This has been their first half — tons of long balls, lots of victories. They are at three weeks without lo...
2019-07-04 08:16

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the climate crisis....
2019-07-10 17:00

Crocodile scare at German lake prompts closure A lake in southern Germany has been closed to swimmers and walkers after a possible crocodile sighting. The closure comes as swimmers may be tempted to cool off as the temperature is expected to soar next week....
2019-06-19 18:16

German police confiscate 4,200 liters of beer from neo-Nazis A court has instituted an alcohol ban at a neo-Nazi event taking place in Ostritz, a town in Saxony. A counterprotest has also been barred from demonstrating directly in front of the venue....
2019-06-22 14:00

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany had a duty to confront extremism....
2019-06-22 19:16

Domingo German’s return to Yankees coming into focus MOOSIC, Pa. — Domingo German is ready to close the Yankees’ opener chapter. A day after Yankees manager Aaron Boone indicated the 26-year-old could return to the rotation next week, German (left hip flexor strain) used a slick breaking ball to retire...
2019-06-28 16:48

German police raid suspected Islamists' homes The raids in the western cities of Düren and Cologne came after credible tipoffs were received by police. Six men have been taken in for questioning, according to German media....
2019-07-19 07:16

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
2019-06-23 01:16

Italy allows 2 more migrants to leave German rescue ship Italian authorities have given permission for a sick man and his brother to disembark from Sea-Watch 3. The boat is still carrying some 40 migrants and has been sitting in international waters for more than two weeks....
2019-06-28 14:48

2 migrants evacuated from German rescue ship off Italy MILAN (AP) — Two more migrants have been evacuated from a German rescue ship overnight for medical reasons, leaving 40 passengers who were saved off Libya 16 days ago still blocked offshore by Italy’s refusal to let them disembark. Sea-Watch 3 ...
2019-06-28 10:16

German archaeologists suggest Biblical-era Philistines came from Europe New historical research in Germany has given some clues as to the origins of the ancient Philistines. DNA testing on bones found in a cemetery on the Israeli coast suggest Aegean beginnings....
2019-07-04 16:32

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners the Social Democrats....
2019-07-08 07:00

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past case files reopened....
2019-06-21 22:00

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
2019-07-17 16:32

Protesters against German neo-Nazi rally gather in Kassel Thousands of people came into Kassel to start a counter-protest against a planned demonstration by a neo-Nazi party. The rally comes several weeks after the killing of one of the city's prominent pro-migrant politicians....
2019-07-20 15:00

Europe should brace for US tariffs on several fronts: German official While there was continued U.S. interest in dialogue with Europe, the Trump administration nonetheless appeared poised to impose tariffs, said Germany's transatlantic coordinator and member of parliament, Peter Beyer....
2019-07-11 04:48

Austria closes country roads to German travelers Tyrol province will restrict access to country roads, which travelers use to avoid traffic and tolls. The move was the latest escalation between Germany's state of Bavaria and Austria over cross-border transportation....
2019-06-21 09:16

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts: German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the months ahead, a senior German official warned late on Tuesday, just hours before Washington launched a probe of a planned French digital tax that could trigger future...
2019-07-11 02:48

German election officials threatened after rejecting far-right candidates Election officials in a German state have received hate messages and will be given police protection for their meetings after they disqualified some far-right candidates for a vote in September, a regional government spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 17:16

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
2019-07-05 18:48

German bestselling author Bernhard Schlink turns 75 Bernhard Schlink tends to focus on Germany's painful legacies, including the Nazi past and the 1970s leftist RAF terror group. On Saturday, the bestselling author turns 75....
2019-07-05 18:48

Polish hotel cancels booking for German far-right party BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party says it’s been forced to move a planned weekend retreat for lawmakers to Berlin after a hotel in Poland canceled its booking at short notice. Party spokesman Christian Lueth said Saturda...
2019-06-29 11:48

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
2019-07-05 08:01

German court: Sikhs have to wear helmets on motorbikes Wearing a helmet does not infringe on Sikhs' freedom of worship, a top German court has ruled. It argued that the measure protects the motorcyclist as well as other drivers and must therefore be enforced....
2019-07-05 04:48

Italy says migrants on German rescue ship to be taken in by EU countries German rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has been in a tense standoff with Italian immigration authorities over dozens of rescued migrants. Italy says EU countries have offered to take in some of the 40 migrants still on board....
2019-06-29 03:00

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
2019-06-21 22:00

German journalists receive letters containing white powder Two journalists in Dortmund who report on the far-right have received letters containing a white powder. Dortmund police told DW a special police unit that investigates the far-right has taken on the case....
2019-07-04 16:32

Bayern Munich win German Cup after Lewandowski cuts down RB Leipzig • RB Leipzig 0-3 Bayern Munich • Lewandowski 29 85, Coman 78Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig 3-0 on Saturday thanks to two goals from Robert Lewandowski to win their 19th German Cup and complete a domestic league and Cup double. The Bundesliga’s top sco...
2019-05-26 00:32

Urshela? German? Creating a team of baseball’s best surprises Luke Voit was hitting fifth and playing first base for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds on Memorial Day a year ago. Gio Urshela was inserted as a pinch-runner and moved to third amid the only six weeks he would play in the majors in 2018, shuffling main...
2019-05-27 20:16

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competence. (June 11)       ...
2019-06-11 19:16

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to impose a fine because the driver's face was obscured by a passing bird....
2019-05-28 00:00