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Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says

Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has announced....

Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says

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Ukraine plans to make Chernobyl an official tourist attraction For your next vacation, why not go nuclear. The area surrounding Chernobyl — the location of the most devastating nuclear accident in history — will be turned into an official tourist site, a report said. The president of Ukraine signed a decree on W...
2019-07-11 04:32

Chernobyl is set to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe? "Chernobyl is a unique place on the planet where nature has been reborn after a huge man-made disaster," Ukraine's president said."       ...
2019-07-15 19:16

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
2019-07-13 07:16

Paris archbishop: Notre Dame more than a tourist attraction Everyone, it seems, has an idea for how to rebuild Notre Dame. Proposals for its reconstruction include topping it with a modern glass cover, an ecological garden or even a swimming pool up on the roof....
2019-06-19 06:00

Massive crack from California earthquake becomes bizarre tourist attraction Curious tourists have traveled for miles to check out the damage from the California earthquake, with many taking selfies. Some people even stuck body parts in the crack to see how deep it goes....
2019-07-10 18:16

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record....
2019-07-10 22:16

Dominican tourism official vows 'disciplinary action' if U.S. tourist death probe finds negligence The Dominican Republic's tourism minister said on Friday that if the investigation into the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists finds wrongdoing or negligence, those responsible will face "disciplinary measures to fit their actions."...
2019-06-22 03:32

Chernobyl disaster: What happened to the nuclear reactor and how many died from radiation? Is it safe to visit Chernobyl now? Chernobyl, the highly-acclaimed five-part drama which revisited the 1986 nuclear disaster in Soviet Ukraine, aired its final episode on Tuesday night....
2019-06-06 00:32

Chernobyl HBO location: Where is Chernobyl filmed? Where is it set? CHERNOBYL on HBO and Sky Atlantic is an incredibly successful dramatisation of the nuclear disaster. But where is the filming location of Chernobyl? And where is it set?...
2019-06-13 08:00

Big Brutus attraction adds another coal mining shovel WEST MINERAL, Kan. (AP) — A historic coal mining shovel that was hidden under bramble for more than 70 years has gone on display in southeast Kansas alongside its more well-known successor, an 11-million pound (5 million kilogram) orange giant known ...
2019-06-12 22:01

Floor coating replaced at Chicago skyscraper attraction A popular attraction at Chicago's tallest building was closed temporarily after minor cracking was found in the protective coating of its glass floor....
2019-06-13 16:32

Disneyland’s New ‘Star Wars’ Attraction Opens Friday The marriage of Disney and Star Wars has given birth to a major new attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” opens to the public Friday. The park promises to take fans beyond the movies, without tr...
2019-05-31 02:16

“Fatal Attraction’ killer released from New York prison WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover’s wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison. Carolyn Warmus was released from Bedford Hills prison on Monday ...
2019-06-18 16:16

"Fatal Attraction' killer released from New York prison A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover's wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison....
2019-06-18 14:16

Kentucky Noah’s Ark attraction sues over flood damage WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company rescue them from flooding that caused nearly $1 million in property damages. T...
2019-05-24 22:48

Princess Diana death attraction at National Enquirer Live? Not exactly Reports have swelled since last week about a Princess Diana attraction at the new National Enquirer Live theme park.        ...
2019-05-28 22:16

‘Fatal Attraction’ killer Carolyn Warmus released from prison “Fatal Attraction” killer Carolyn Warmus — a Westchester County schoolteacher who infamously murdered her lover’s wife in 1989 — has been released from prison this week and is headed to the Big Apple, authorities said. Warmus, 55, whose o...
2019-06-18 18:00

Greek island accused of abusing its star attraction: donkeys Donkeys may be used to carrying heavy loads. However on the island of Santorini they're being abused by local handlers and tourists. Animal rights activists want to save the endangered species....
2019-07-08 07:00

Unrepentant ‘Fatal Attraction’ killer claims ex-lover is real murderer “Fatal Attraction” killer Carolyn Warmus didn’t express any sympathy for her victim’s husband during the state parole hearing that led to her being sprung from prison after 27 years — instead blaming him for the 1989 mur...
2019-07-04 23:32

The Bachelorette Star Hannah Brown Explains Her Attraction to Luke Parker If you're caught up on this season of The Bachelorette, you have probably formed an opinion of one Luke P. And if you've been watching closely, that opinion is probably something......
2019-06-06 02:00

'Your Attraction to Me...Is Not a Reason to Kill Me': Laverne Cox Speaks Out About the Murders of Black Trans Women It ought to be common knowledge by now that, without the contributions of black trans women, there would be no gay rights movement in the U.S. Still, they remain the most marginalized and vilified of all LBGTQ groups, a fact that is most evident in t...
2019-06-30 01:48

Princess Diana’s death turned into morbid attraction at Tennessee theme park A theme park has created a bizarre attraction based on Princess Diana’s death in what is being seen as a sick attempt to cash in on the tragedy. Guests are being charged £20 ($25) to see a 3D remake of the 1997 Paris horror crash and even get the cha...
2019-05-25 01:00

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is a clever lie....
2019-07-11 21:16

Lionsgate cancels plans for big John Wick/Mad Men/Hunger Games attraction in Times Square According to Variety, movie studio Lionsgate has announced that it’s dropping a plan to make a ridiculous “indoor entertainment center” in New York’s Times Square that would’ve been like Disney World for fans of the Lionsgate family of products. Appa...
2019-07-08 03:16

Disneyland releases stunning photos of completed Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge theme park attraction Disneyland has released a series of amazing images showing its new Star Wars theme park attraction, which is set to open in California on Friday 31 May....
2019-05-30 16:48

Oil adviser 'blinded by attraction' could lose £180k handed to Tinder lover after she declared herself bankrupt A businessman who handed more than £180,000 to his Tinder lover while "blinded by attraction" could end up with not recovering a penny despite a judge ordering her to repay him....
2019-07-01 23:32

The Lost Women of Chernobyl HBO has done the unexpected and managed to turn a five-part, dead-serious miniseries about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl into a cultural event, complete with memes. The show is a sober examination of the disaster and its literal fallout on the...
2019-06-15 04:48

The islands more radioactive than Chernobyl Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
2019-07-17 19:00

Chernobyl tourism is booming Just as Game Of Thrones has brought tourism to the likes of Croatia and Northern Ireland, HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries is now beckoning viewers towards Pripyat, the Ukrainian ghost city that was evacuated after one of the Chernobyl power plant’s reacto...
2019-06-04 20:48

The truth about Chernobyl? I saw it with my own eyes… Kim Willsher reported on the world’s worst nuclear disaster from the Soviet Union. HBO’s TV version only scratches the surface, she saysThere is a line in the television series Chernobyl that comes as no surprise to those of us who reported on the 19...
2019-06-16 11:16

Chernobyl suddenly becomes visitor hotspot It was the scene of the world's worst ever nuclear disaster, but three decades later Chernobyl is emerging as one of the planet's hottest tourism tickets after a new TV series....
2019-06-11 13:01

Chernobyl is the scariest show of the year The fifth and final episode of Chernobyl, a miniseries scarier than anything I’ve seen so far this year, feels like a reprieve. On its surface, at least. With every episode, HBO’s chronicle of the 1986 disaster has broadened its scope to investigate,...
2019-06-04 04:16

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. ...
2019-06-07 03:00

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know t...
2019-06-12 21:32

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
2019-06-12 19:32

How to watch Chernobyl online: stream the whole show from anywhere After the unbelievable popularity of Game of Thrones, international television has moved on to its next massive hit. A drama mini-series about the world's most famous nuclear disaster, Chernobyl has gone straight to the top of everyone's wa...
2019-05-30 17:00

Chernobyl now: 'I was not afraid of radiation' – a photo essay Photographer Tom Skipp visited Chernobyl and nearby Pripyat, its replacement town Slavutych, and the abandoned sites of the region – meeting the people behind the disaster: from the liquidators who worked at the fallout site, to the resettlers and th...
2019-06-07 16:48

Edmonton tour guide will take you on trip to Chernobyl An Edmonton tour guide takes you through what it's like to travel through the site considered home of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history....
2019-07-20 01:16

Chernobyl Emerges From Oblivion For The Streaming Generation Olha Kyselova wasn't born when the Chernobyl power plant exploded in 1986, yet the disaster has always been in her life. Her parents were "liquidators," sent in to brave the radiation and help clear......
2019-06-29 06:48

Underwear photos prompt Chernobyl criticism The writer and producer of the hit HBO series "Chernobyl," has called on visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to show respect, after a series of inappropriate photos were posted online....
2019-06-12 13:32

Russia hates HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ so much that it’s making its own series HBO’s recently-ended Chernobyl mini-series is easily one of the best shows of the year — and so much better than Game of Thrones season 8, by the way. The show tells the real story of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster as experienced by the ones...
2019-06-06 14:48

£2bn structure sealing off Chernobyl's reactor is unveiled A structure built to contain hundreds of tonnes of radioactive material from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been unveiled by Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy....
2019-07-11 02:16

The real-life heroes of Chernobyl watch TV hit Vladimir Naumov and Andrey Nasonov, ex-miners from Tula, had not heard about the hit TV series Chernobyl when we called, but they had caught up by the time we reached them - at least on the episode which features them....
2019-06-04 17:48

Visiting Chernobyl more powerful than Instagram hype The HBO series about the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster has spurred visits to the reactor — and inappropriate selfies. Kai Dambach reflects on his own Chernobyl tour and the disaster's legacy in the social media age....
2019-06-20 10:32

'A horrible way to die': how Chernobyl recreated a nuclear meltdown From ‘painting on’ radiation sickness to making the explosion less ‘Die Hard’, the acclaimed drama has gone to great lengths to evoke the chaos and terror of the Soviet-era disasterWe were lucky to have survived the Cold War without a nuclear attack....
2019-06-04 09:00

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
2019-06-19 16:48

The Terrifying Reasons We're Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatized the disaster and the Soviet government’s attempt to cover-up key details, i...
2019-06-04 23:48

Why did people take iodine pills after Chernobyl exploded? In the HBO miniseries " Chernobyl ," the Soviet nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk (a composite character played by Emily Watson) realizes that there's been a massive release of radioactive material somewhere nearby and immediately pops an iodine pill ....
2019-06-05 21:32

Chernobyl, With Helping Hand From TV, Becomes an Unlikely Tourism Magnet The rising popularity of visits to the nuclear site, attributed partly to the hit HBO show “Chernobyl,” has led to concerns about some guests’ behavior....
2019-06-14 00:16

Russian TV to air its own patriotic retelling of Chernobyl story Russian version will revolve around role of a CIA agent before the nuclear accidentRussian state TV is set to air its own drama about the deadly 1986 Chernobyl disaster – but unlike the HBO series, which has transfixed viewers around the world, this ...
2019-06-07 16:48

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian spin comes in response to HBO’s well-received mini...
2019-06-07 19:16

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
2019-06-08 14:32

Climate Change Is Our Generation's Chernobyl Moment to Tell the Truth HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries has reinvigorated our collective fascination with the 1986 nuclear disaster that may have in part contributed to the Soviet Union unraveling. Read more......
2019-06-06 22:16

Memes are helping people process the horrors of HBO's Chernobyl Chernobyl, HBO’s gutting five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster, has quietly grown in popularity in the aftermath of Game Of Thrones’ divisive final episode. With every episode, Twitter and Reddit’s digital thoroughfares flood with digi...
2019-05-30 00:48

Russia hates HBO's Chernobyl, decides to make its own series We were huge fans of Chernobyl, HBO’s five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion. We weren’t alone, either; the series now has the—frankly, dubious—honor of being the highest-rated show on IMDb, having presumably bumped off The Sha...
2019-06-06 19:00

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that......
2019-06-04 15:32

Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top TV chart New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire....
2019-05-24 22:32

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
2019-06-06 04:00

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we ...
2019-05-28 13:16

Chernobyl FX star DNEG plots blockbuster float A multi-Oscar-winning British visual effects house which has worked on films including First Man and Venom is preparing a blockbuster of its own: a London float that will value it at hundreds of millions of pounds....
2019-07-19 15:32

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russi...
2019-06-15 04:48

Chernobyl: horrifying, masterful television that sears on to your brain This breathtaking series throws us right into the hellish chaos of the nuclear disaster – and its terrors are unflinching and unforgettableAfter three of its five episodes aired, the miniseries Chernobyl found its way to the top of IMDB’s top 250 TV ...
2019-05-29 15:48

Inside the abandoned remains of Chernobyl's 'exclusion zone' When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and s...
2019-06-12 16:16

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
2019-06-15 15:32

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuate...
2019-06-04 23:16

Chernobyl and The Terror docu-dramas expose horror's many faces Stories of Chernobyl's nuclear meltdown and the doomed Franklin hunt for a North-West Passage terrify for very different reasons, says Chelsea Whyte in her latest column...
2019-06-27 19:00

'Chernobyl' finale sparks Emmy buzz for Jared Harris If the reaction to Monday night's "Chernobyl" finale is any indication, Jared Harris could be in the mix for this year's Emmy Awards for the first time since his acclaimed run on "Mad Men."...
2019-06-04 15:16

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of a world superpower approaching meltdown...
2019-05-21 18:16

Chernobyl Instagram thirst traps are not cool: HBO series creator The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the May premiere of an HBO miniseries about the 1986 power plant tragedy, with some tour groups reporting ...
2019-06-12 19:01

Chernobyl disaster: how the Soviet Union's cover story was blown In casting through the British newspapers from the days immediately following the Chernobyl disaster, the world's most disastrous nuclear accident, disarray was clear, but not all of it was in the Soviet Union...
2019-05-21 18:16

Chernobyl finale review – when the dust settles, it will be considered a classic The acclaimed Soviet drama signed off with a haunting episode that somehow found a speck of hope amongst the tragedy and decayA signature of Sky and HBO’s Chernobyl series has been its ability to tell the story of the doomed Soviet power plant throug...
2019-06-05 08:48

Chernobyl, Schrödinger’s Cat, and Telegram Terrorists: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Happy Sunday evening! Hopefully the events of the last week have been going better for you than YouTube, which spent an impossibly long time flailing around like a Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man after refusing to remove videos of a con...
2019-06-10 19:32

Chernobyl is still horrifyingly relevant – the lessons have not been learned | Natalia Antonova Watching the Chernobyl TV drama made me realise that the lies and political expediency that led to the tragedy still occurI was two years old and living in Kyiv when the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster happened. In spite of my grandfather’s fa...
2019-06-10 17:16

Why we love to binge on stressful shows like 'Chernobyl' and 'Black Mirror' Streaming services are currently full of shows that give viewers few reasons to be optimistic, such as Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" and Netflix's "Black Mirror," both of which depict futuristic dystopias that don't always seem all...
2019-06-22 17:16

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that&r...
2019-06-13 01:00

Think HBO's Chernobyl Is Brutal? Check Out This Haunting Animation That Aired on TV in the 1950s HBO’s new miniseries Chernobyl has gotten a lot of attention for its gory realism. Radiation from a nuclear power plant disaster is brutal for the human body, to say the least. But the explicit nature of Chernobyl almost pales in comparison to some o...
2019-05-31 20:00

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
2019-06-11 21:32

Opinion: Ukraine is tired of yesterday Nowhere is democracy's huge and impressive potential more striking than in Ukraine. The parliamentary elections have confirmed a political shakeup, which offers a lot more than just new faces, says DW's Bernd Johann....
2019-07-22 12:48

New President's Party Wins Big in Ukraine Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for the party of their former-comedian president in parliamentary elections, cementing the political newcomer’s power at a critical juncture for the country’s relations with Russia and the West....
2019-07-22 03:00

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
2019-07-16 09:16

Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected areas spring to life, 33 years on More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a leading destination for domestic and internationa...
2019-05-21 16:00

Chernobyl’s Cars Paint a Fascinating and Grim Picture Of Soviet Life At this very moment, the highest-rated television show on IMDb, beating out The Wire, Breaking Bad, the first few actually good seasons of Game of Thrones and other worshipped favorites is a bleakly terrifying mini-series about a nuclear disaster tha...
2019-05-31 18:01

From Chernobyl to concentration camps: why the morbid fascination with places of death and disaster? Dark tourism taps into a mix of morbid curiosity, voyeurism and pilgrimage. But is it ethical?In early 2016, I went on a Soviet Europe tour run by a company that specialises in “destinations your mother would rather you stay away from”. One of their ...
2019-07-02 21:48

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
2019-07-17 18:32

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
2019-06-12 13:48

Stephen King says it's 'impossible' to watch HBO's 'Chernobyl' without 'thinking of Donald Trump' Iconic author Stephen King expressed on Thursday that it's "impossible" to watch the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" without thinking about President Trump. ...
2019-05-31 02:16

U.S. to send additional $250M in military aid to Ukraine Ukraine is to receive $250 million in military aid, some of it for lethal weapons, the U.S. Defense Department announced, bringing total U.S. security assistance to the country to $1.5 billion since 2014....
2019-06-19 21:16

Is Ukraine headed for a snap parliamentary election? Freshly sworn-in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is seeking to capitalize on his popularity and cement his grip on power. But will his call for snap elections get him the support he needs in parliament?...
2019-05-21 20:48

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country and in talking to Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said during a visit to Paris on Monda...
2019-06-17 19:16

Ukraine president on course for commanding win in parliamentary election Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took a commanding lead in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, consolidating the power of the novice politician whose stunning rise has upended traditional politics in the war-scarred nation....
2019-07-22 02:32

Protesters tear down Zhukov bust in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Protesters have torn down a towering bust of Soviet military hero Marshal Georgy Zhukov in Ukraine’s second-largest city. Destruction of the monument in Kharkiv on Sunday came amid protests by an array of far-right and nationalist...
2019-06-02 20:32

4 Killed As Military Helicopter Crashes In Ukraine A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 17:48

Ukraine president on course for unprecedented majority after election win Ukraine's new president, former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, appeared likely on Monday to become his country's first leader since the fall of communism whose party has a parliamentary majority....
2019-07-22 11:16

Ukraine hosts biggest ever gay pride parade - Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching for gay pride in Kiev on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country....
2019-06-23 14:32

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
2019-05-22 08:32

Ukraine holds its biggest ever Gay Pride parade Huge crowds, including Western diplomats, have marched through central Kyiv for the city's annual Gay Pride parade. Authorities deployed a heavy police contingent and National Guard members to protect the participants....
2019-06-24 00:48

Ukraine eyes Olympic bid despite economic struggles Ukraine's new president has asked officials to consider a bid to host the Olympics, even with the economy still recovering from years of turmoil       ...
2019-07-16 18:48

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Urkainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukraine....
2019-06-04 19:32

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
2019-06-19 23:32

Kremlin ally says prisoner swap could be soon if Ukraine serious Ukraine and Russia could swap prisoners within a matter of days, including filmmaker Oleg Sentsov whom Moscow jailed on terrorism charges, if Kiev shows the necessary political will, a close Kremlin ally in Ukraine said....
2019-07-15 17:32

Tourist buses 'no longer welcome' in Paris France's capital is planning to limit access for tourist buses amid fears the city could become blighted by overtourism issues that are already affecting other major destinations....
2019-07-03 18:48

At least 1 dead after tourist bus overturns in Tuscany Italian news agency ANSA says at least one person has died when a tourist bus carrying Russian holidaymakers overturned in a highway accident in the region of Tuscany....
2019-05-22 17:16

Radiation levels at Marshall Islands test sites 10 times greater than Chernobyl More than a half-century after the United States government ended nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands, radiation levels are still dangerously high....
2019-07-16 22:32

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
2019-06-12 20:32

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a G-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
2019-06-12 08:48

Creator of HBO's Chernobyl Asks People Not to Snap Embarrassing Photos at Disaster Site HBO’s Chernobyl has ignited a newfound interest in our relationship with nuclear power and the impacts of one of the worst nuclear disasters with history. It’s also wildly popular, which means it was only a matter of time people started looking to ca...
2019-06-12 19:32

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
2019-07-16 07:48

Investigators Charge Four Suspects in MH17 Downing Over Ukraine International investigators have brought murder charges against four suspects including a Russian former security-service colonel in the downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine in 2014 that sparked global outrage and adding momentum to the push for...
2019-06-19 15:48

Arcelormittal's Ukraine mill expects to lose $1 mln due to investigation The acting head of Arcelormittal's Ukraine plant Oleksandr Ivanov said on Tuesday the mill is expected to lose $1 million in July due to an investigation by the Ukrainian security services....
2019-07-23 17:00

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

Ukraine election: early results indicate big win for president's party Volodymyr Zelenskiy expected to command outright majority with 42% of the voteUkraine’s comedian-turned-president is on course for full domination of the country’s political scene after results from Sunday’s parliamentary elections indicated his newl...
2019-07-22 18:16

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first tr...
2019-07-04 01:32

Fighting in Ukraine threatens water supply for 3.2 million A recent escalation of fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for more than 3 million people, including 500,000 children, UNICEF warned on Wednesday, calling for "an immediate end to the indiscriminate shelling...
2019-07-04 10:48

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
2019-05-21 14:48

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the request....
2019-07-08 21:00

Ukraine soccer league expands after conflict disruption Ukraine's soccer league is expanding back to 16 teams after years of turmoil sparked by the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the country's east       ...
2019-07-11 14:48

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
2019-06-18 16:48

4 suspects named in 2014 shootdown of MH17 over Ukraine Investigators on Wednesday named four suspects they say are responsible for the shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines flight five years ago over Ukraine....
2019-06-19 19:16

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power for real....
2019-05-21 19:16

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko....
2019-05-21 20:48

ArcelorMittal's Ukraine mill says searched by security service The Ukrainian arm of the world's biggest steelmaker said on Saturday that the state security service had searched its plant in Kryvyi Rih, a week after new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy criticized the management....
2019-07-20 22:16

Ukraine parliamentary vote: Fresh start or a U-turn? This weekend's parliamentary vote in Ukraine will mark a turning point for the country. The legislature may gain many new young faces — or see pro-Russia elements receive a boost in support....
2019-07-20 15:00

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea. After talks Wednesday with European Council President Donald Tu...
2019-06-05 17:00

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Ort...
2019-06-06 13:16

Ukraine investigates grenade attack on Kiev TV station Ukrainian authorities said on Saturday they were investigating an attack on a Kiev television station owned by an opposition election candidate, which caused damage but injured no one....
2019-07-13 17:48

Thousands march in Ukraine’s largest ever Pride parade Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kyiv on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country....
2019-06-23 15:32

The Latest: Ukraine’s president outlines main priorities Ukraine’s president, buoyed by an exit poll showing his party taking the largest share of votes in parliamentary elections, says fighting corruption and establishing peace in the war-wracked east will be the country’s top tasks...
2019-07-21 21:48

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Ukraine’s capital MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to separate them from opponents. Police said Sunday that nine people were arrested on suspicion of prep...
2019-06-23 14:48

Ukraine president wants to discuss coalition with Voice party Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Sunday said he wants to invite the Voice party, headed by rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk, for talks about forming a governing coalition in parliament....
2019-07-21 21:48

Ukraine president's party believes it won 13 out of 13 constituencies in Kiev Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party has probably won all 13 constituencies in Kiev in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, party leader Dmytro Razumkov told reporters....
2019-07-21 21:48

Ukraine says panel has jurisdiction to hear Russia case THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ukraine has accused Russia of “wholesale violations” of its mineral resources and fishing rights in the Black Sea and other waters bordered by the two countries as Kiev urges international arbitrators to hear...
2019-06-11 12:48

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern......
2019-07-13 00:16

The big picture: national pride flourishes amid war in Ukraine Mark Neville captures a moment full of symbolism on the fringes of the conflict in DonbassOver the past three years, London-based photographer Mark Neville has been travelling around Ukraine to work on several wide-ranging projects: one about holiday...
2019-05-21 21:48

Not-So-Great News For The Future Of Television: The Scene In ‘Chernobyl’ Where They Shoot All The Dogs Has The Highest TV Ratings Ever TV fans, prepare yourselves, because there’s some news that may be not-so-great for the future of televised entertainment as we know it: HBO has reported that the scene in Chernobyl where the Russian soldiers shoot all the dogs has broken all previou...
2019-06-04 21:48

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
2019-06-11 18:48

Easter Island threatened by bad tourist behavior A spate of bad behavior by travelers on Easter Island, famed for its enormous statues known as moai, has spurred new conversations about overtourism and how visitors to the island should behave....
2019-06-21 06:32

Capsized tourist boat to be lifted from water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporters Friday that officials were preparing to lift the wreck out of the water....
2019-05-31 16:16

Dominican Republic says US tourist died of natural causes The Georgia man who suddenly passed away during a trip to the Dominican Republic earlier this year died from natural causes, and his death was an “isolated in occurrence,” the country’s tourism minister said this week. Tracy Jester Jr., 3...
2019-07-17 15:00

Third US tourist died at same hotel in Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say a vacationing Pennsylvania psychotherapist died at the same hotel where a pair of U.S. tourists were found dead five days later. Officials say 41-one-year-old Miranda ...
2019-06-05 19:48

Attack on Tourist Bus Near Egyptian Pyramids Wounds at Least 14 The blast, close to a giant museum under construction, suggested that militants were seeking to undermine the authority of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi....
2019-05-21 16:00

Tiffany Stung by Drop in Tourist Spending in U.S. Tiffany reported a drop in sales for the second straight quarter and warned of more weakness ahead, dragged down by lower demand from tourists to the U.S....
2019-06-05 03:32

Ukraine: Zelenskiy's Servant of the People party vows 'radical changes' Ahead of Ukraine's parliamentary election, the party of newly elected President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has pledged to fight corruption and increase defense spending. Zelenskiy's new party is well ahead in polls....
2019-06-10 05:48

| Trudeau promises support for Ukraine in wake of Russian 'aggression' Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau promised to support Ukraine in the wake of Russian "aggression", after a meeting with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in Toronto....
2019-07-03 19:00

Ukraine Role Focuses New Attention on Giuliani’s Foreign Work A Ukrainian-Russian developer says he hired the former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani to lobby. Mr. Giuliani says he never lobbied the U.S. government....
2019-07-01 02:32

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The top diplomats from Germany and France are set to visit Ukraine to stress their countries' support for peace there. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Ukrainians had set great hopes in their new president....
2019-05-30 18:48

Ukraine ready for peace, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy tells DW With conflict simmering in the east, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is hoping to secure a political solution to end a separatist insurgency. He told DW that he has the support of German Chancellor Angela Merkel....
2019-07-06 07:16

Investors Dodge Global Worries in Currencies of Egypt, Ukraine Investors are snapping up exotic currencies such as the Egyptian pound and Ukrainian hryvnia as they seek assets with little correlation to global markets amid rising worries over growth and trade....
2019-06-21 00:48

Party of Ukraine's new president well ahead in parliamentary election race Servant of the People, the party of Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has increased its large lead over rivals ahead of a snap parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 14:16

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox...
2019-06-06 11:16

Top EU officials visit Kiev, pledge more aid for war-torn east Ukraine European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker pledged support and financial assistance to conflict-riven Ukraine during a visit to Kiev on Monday while urging Russia to do more to bring peace to the Donbass region....
2019-07-08 19:16

Ukraine Plans Euro-Denominated Bond Issue This Week Ukraine is preparing to issue its first international bond under the administration of President Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April amid widespread discontent about corruption in the country, people familiar with the deal ...
2019-06-11 00:32

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an international framework....
2019-07-11 21:16

Artists use Ukraine president's candy wrappers for critical portrait As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings....
2019-05-21 15:00

Ukraine president's party declares winning majority in parliament Servant of the People, the party of Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, could win a majority in the new parliament, a senior party official said on Monday....
2019-07-22 11:16

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election The Latest on Ukraine's politics (all times local): 6 p.m. Ukraine's new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months....
2019-05-22 00:16

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
2019-05-21 14:31

Kyrgyzstan-born German sentenced for joining militants in Ukraine A German national has gotten a mild sentence after admitting to taking part in the east Ukraine conflict. He stayed with the pro-Russian rebels for two years, but exactly what he did in the conflict zone remains unclear....
2019-07-10 17:00

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained a commanding lead in Sunday's parliamentary election. It remains unclear if the party will be able to rule on its own....
2019-07-22 06:00

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
2019-07-21 20:16

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers....
2019-05-21 17:16

Ukraine says transport organizer of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail Ukraine said on Wednesday a rebel who organized the trailer carrying the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner in 2014 had been captured two years ago and was now serving a sentence in Ukraine....
2019-07-18 01:32

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors....
2019-05-25 17:16

Giuliani meets with former diplomat as he continues to press Ukraine inquiries President Trump’s personal lawyer has been seeking to sow doubts about the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
2019-05-25 02:16

Tourist returns from nightmare Dominican Republic trip: ‘Just don’t go’ A Florida man who fell sick with a mystery illness during a Dominican Republic vacation is warning other travelers to avoid the country altogether, according to reports. “Don’t go,” said Jerry Martin, who went with his wife to Caribe Club Princess B...
2019-06-12 22:16

Tourist Guide Drowns After Saving 5 Lives From River In J&K A tourist guide lost his life after saving five tourists, including two foreigners, from Lidder river at the famous Pahalgam resort in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today....
2019-06-01 14:32

5 Mediterranean Islands the Tourist Mobs Haven't Invaded Yet Attention: Summer-vacation procrastinators. We’ve identified five Mediterranean islands that offer fabulous food, accommodations and seascapes but remain well-kept secrets—for now....
2019-07-06 01:16

Georgia man is 11th Dominican Republic tourist to die in a year The death of a Georgia man has been confirmed by the US State Department, making him the 11th American tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic over the past year. Tracy Jerome Jester Jr., 31, of Forsyth, died on March 17 — as a result o...
2019-07-15 20:00

Illness from troubled DR resort will keep me medicated for life: tourist An Indiana woman said she became so ill at an all-inclusive Dominican Republic resort earlier this year that she’ll have to be on medication the rest of her life, according to a new report. Kristie Dilly, of Yorktown, her husband and two friend...
2019-07-03 15:32

Nashville stars love to play tourist at home Tourism comes alive in the summer, but the thousands who flock to the city aren’t the only sightseers in town. Many Nashville-based country stars enjoy playing tourist too. (June 21)        ...
2019-06-22 04:16

Paris says tourist buses no longer welcome in city center Paris aims to ban tourist buses from the city center to spur visitors to walk, cycle or take public transport, tackling complaints about nuisances caused by mass tourism, the French capital's deputy......
2019-07-02 16:16

A Monster to History, Stalin Is a Tourist Magnet in His Hometown How do you market a homegrown monster to the rest of the world? A popular museum in Stalin’s hometown in Georgia adopts an admiring tone, and the guided tour skips over his millions of victims....
2019-06-30 10:32

Dominican authorities say tourist died of heart attack SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania psychotherapist and an American couple five days later at the same resort appear to be unrelated incidents. Tourism Minister Francisco Jav...
2019-06-07 00:32

Ninth American tourist dies in Dominican Republic Dominican Republic officials are investigating the death of a 55-year-old New Jersey man found dead in a hotel room there last Thursday, marking the ninth American tourist to die on the island nation in recent months....
2019-06-19 06:00

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at resorts in the Caribbean tourist destination....
2019-06-19 04:32

Capsized Budapest tourist boat to be lifted from the water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporters Friday that officials were preparing to lift the wreck out of the water....
2019-05-31 15:48

Your questions about the Dominican Republic tourist deaths, answered Several American tourists have died recently in the Dominican Republic. Are the deaths related? Should you cancel your trip? We answer your questions....
2019-06-18 23:00

How to Avoid Annoying Crowds and Lines at Tourist Attractions If you’ve ever wanted to visit the Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum, or the Statue of Liberty, you should know now: You’ll likely run into hordes of slow-moving, selfie-stick-carrying tourists at any popular tourist attraction....
2019-05-29 21:32

With Memories Of MH17 Downing Over Ukraine, Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf Several international airlines said Friday that they had begun diverting flights to avoid some of the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman, where Iran shot down a U.S. drone a day......
2019-06-22 07:00

Ukraine president: I hope MH17 crash suspects will stand trial Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Wednesday he welcomed murder charges brought against four suspects over the 2014 downing of the MH17 passenger jet over eastern Ukraine, and said he hoped they would stand trial....
2019-06-19 19:32

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issues....
2019-07-04 22:48

Ukraine president holds contest for new 'highly moral' lawmaker candidates Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's team on Monday invited applications from members of the public to fight a snap election in July for his new Servant of the People party, betting they can wrench power from a discredited political class....
2019-05-27 16:16

Putin and pope hold 'substantive' talks in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
2019-07-04 19:48

Zelenskiy's party in spotlight as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians vote in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that could consolidate the power of new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and hand the novice politician a stronger mandate for driving change in the war-scarred nation....
2019-07-21 07:16

Ukraine's president party builds support days before vote: polls The party of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has extended its lead over other groups, according to polls published three days before parliamentary elections....
2019-07-19 00:32

Reporter behind NY Times Biden-Ukraine story becomes Ukrainian president's spokeswoman A freelance reporter who helped break a story for The New York Times on former Vice President Joe Biden's questionable ties to Ukraine is now joining the new Ukrainian president's administration. ...
2019-06-04 08:16

Ukraine's comedian president won big in parliamentary elections, strengthening his hand against Putin Television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky seized headlines when he swept Ukraine's presidential elections in May. Now the Ukrainian president appears set to dramatically refashion the country's political landscape....
2019-07-22 16:48

On course for election win, Ukraine president offers alliance with rock star's party Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took a commanding lead in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, handing the novice politician a broader mandate for driving change and tackling corruption in the war-scarred nation....
2019-07-21 21:48

Rock star seeks to upstage comedian president in Ukraine vote Standing on stage in a black t-shirt, Ukrainian rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk turns to his massed ranks of fans and asks if they are fed up about how their country is run....
2019-07-08 11:48

Ukraine president's party leads in parliament election on early counting President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party led Ukraine's snap parliamentary election on Sunday with a vote share of 41.52% in the party lists, the central election commission's website showed, after 10.29% of votes had been counted....
2019-07-22 02:32

Ukraine election proves Canada’s support works — and must continue: ambassador "It's something which most Canadians take for granted but it's not something we take for granted in our part of the world," the Ukrainian ambassador said of free elections....
2019-06-30 20:16

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

Man who witnessed German tourist being shot in Alberta can’t say who pulled trigger A witness to the shooting of a German tourist driving down an Alberta highway says he remembers hearing a loud clap, but is unable to say who pulled the trigger....
2019-07-17 00:00

Virgin Galactic is going public to fund its expensive tourist spaceflights Space tourism company Virgin Galactic has announced that it will go public via a merger with an investment firm. Its new partner, Social Capital Hedosophia (SCH), will invest $800 million in exchange for a 49 percent stake and take Virgin Galactic pu...
2019-07-09 14:48

Hungarian tourist boat salvaged, two weeks after fatal accident Hungarian salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they raised the wreck of a boat from the Danube River in Budapest, two weeks after it capsized with a group of South Korean tourists on board....
2019-06-11 17:16

The eerie similarities surrounding Dominican Republic tourist deaths A sixth American tourist was reported Monday to have died from a mysterious illness at a Dominican Republic resort — the latest in a string of disturbingly similar fatalities. Many of the deaths — and several other severe illnesses — involve healthy,...
2019-06-11 05:48

Tourist who died in gruesome shark attack was recently retired The tourist killed in a shark attack in Hawaii over the weekend was a recently retired optometrist, family man and avid adventurer from California, friends said. Dr. Thomas Smiley, 65, of Granite Bay, was swimming about 60 yards from the shore near t...
2019-05-27 16:48

Police in Hungary lift capsized tourist boat from Danube Salvage crews looked for the remaining victims of the Hableany (Mermaid) Danube river cruiser as they brought it to the surface. The boat sank in seconds after it was hit by a larger vessel in May....
2019-06-11 18:48

Tourist's lucky guess cracks safe that had been locked for 40 years A tourist visiting a small museum in Canada stunned onlookers recently when he managed to crack a safe that no one had been able to unlock for decades....
2019-06-06 19:48

Tourist’s lucky guess cracks safe that’d been locked for 40 years A tourist visiting a small museum in Canada stunned onlookers recently when he managed to crack a safe that no one had been able to unlock for decades. The Vermilion Standard reports that Stephen Mills was on a tour of the Vermilion Heritage Museum i...
2019-06-07 16:32

Undersea earthquake strikes Indonesian tourist island Bali An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said....
2019-07-16 05:16

New Orleans Police: Woman accused of killing Danish tourist NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 36-year-old woman is accused of the killing of a Danish tourist in New Orleans. Police said Thursday that Brandy Myles is facing a second-degree murder charge in the death of 44-year-old Poul Hansen. Police say Hansen was found M...
2019-05-23 22:32

Rotting seaweed sours beaches at Mexican tourist hotspots Visitors to some of the most luxurious beaches in Mexico have been faced with stinking mounds of rotting seaweed and muddy-brown waters thanks to an enormous build-up of algae on the shoreline....
2019-06-28 09:48

New Jersey man, 55, is latest case of tourist's death in Dominican Republic The State Department confirmed to Fox News the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
2019-06-18 11:16

British tourist ‘may never walk again’ after snapping neck on water slide A British tourist faces being paralyzed for life after he broke his neck on a water slide in Spain. David Briffaut, 23, snapped two vertebrae in his neck in a freak accident after sliding head-first down the ‘Splash’ ride on a board into the water. T...
2019-07-17 06:32

Another American tourist dies while staying at Dominican Republic resort _____ The son of a New York City woman who died celebrating her birthday amid a spate of reported illnesses and deaths in the Dominican Republic is blaming the Caribbean country for her death. Leyla Cox, 53, an MRI technician from Staten Island, was ...
2019-06-16 03:16

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offered to him by his clients, many of them religious tourists from neighboring Iran....
2019-05-26 10:16

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missing....
2019-06-04 22:48

Police Begin Probe After German Tourist Goes Missing In Kerala Kerala Police have begun an investigation to trace a German woman tourist, who had come to the state in March, after a complaint from her family that they had not heard from her, a police official......
2019-06-30 21:48

Tourist on electric scooter stopped in Oslo’s tunnel system Police in Oslo says it has stopped a foreign tourist who was caught on surveillance cameras riding through part of a vast and busy tunnel complex in the center of the Norwegian capital on an electric scooter...
2019-07-12 18:48

Four bodies recovered as Hungary tourist boat lifted out of Danube Four bodies have been recovered from the sightseeing tourist boat which collided with a larger vessel and sank in Budapest two weeks ago, as it was finally lifted out of the River Danube on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 19:32

Tourist duped into booking roadside shipping container on Airbnb A British tourist in Amsterdam received a shock when he arrived at his Airbnb lodgings to discover he had booked a stay in a roadside shipping container....
2019-05-21 15:32

Dominican Republic tourist says flight was full of sick passengers A Mississippi woman who went on a mother-daughter trip to the Dominican Republic says she fell ill — and, adding insult to injury, was stuck on a miserable return flight filled with passengers suffering from similar symptoms. Tracy McCraw, of Madison...
2019-06-18 22:16

Tourist douses fire in Austrian church with holy water Vienna's famous Dominican Church was saved from possible disaster after a tourist spotted two confessional boxes on fire and doused the flames with holy water....
2019-06-19 20:00

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors......
2019-07-08 14:16

| WATCH: Fierce storm kills seven in Greek tourist peninsula Seven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece's top tourist areas, terrifying thousands of holidaymakers caught in the open, authorities said Thursday....
2019-07-12 09:00

Cruise ship collides with tourist boat at Venice dock Cruise ship MSC Opera couldn't stop its momentum at dock on the Giudecca Canal; at least five injured.        ...
2019-06-03 19:32

Rescuers recover body from wrecked Hungarian tourist boat Divers brought up a body on Monday from the wreck of a tourist boat which sank last week in Budapest, and another body was pulled from the river 100 km downstream, the first apparent victims recovered since the night of the crash....
2019-06-03 20:16

New Jersey man becomes latest American tourist to die at a Dominican Republic resort NBC News- A New Jersey man died last week while staying at a resort in the Dominican Republic, becoming at least the ninth American tourist to die under mysterious circumstances while visiting the small Caribbean country. Joseph Allen, 55, was found ...
2019-06-18 15:48

Out-of-control cruise ship plows into tourist boat in Venice The MSC Opera, a cruise ship with around 2,150 passengers and 700 crew members, lost control while docking in a canal in Venice, Italy, plowing into a tourist boat Sunday....
2019-06-02 15:32

Tourist ‘sand graffiti’ is trashing pristine dunes in Japan Tourists are making like Banksy at the beach. Japan’s only large sand dune network is increasingly being vandalized with “sand graffiti,” local officials say. Graffiti has risen since being banned on the dunes in the coastal county ...
2019-05-22 12:32

Authorities eyeing bootleg liquor as potential cause of DR tourist deaths Cops are investigating whether at least seven tourists who mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic were poisoned by counterfeit booze, The Post has learned. Officials want to know who supplied the alcoholic beverages the victims drank in the minu...
2019-06-14 06:48

Tourist killed in volcanic blast on Italian island of Stromboli A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has killed at least one tourist, after two particularly powerful explosions. A huge plume of smoke could be seen over the island afterwards....
2019-07-04 06:48

Party of Ukraine's president leads opinion poll ahead of July vote The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win the most seats in a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 19:32

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months. Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced his intention to disband the legislature minutes after being sworn in Monday....
2019-05-21 17:48

Zelenskiy seeks broader mandate as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that is expected to strengthen President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's hold on power, handing the novice politician a broader mandate for driving change in a nation at war....
2019-07-21 14:00

'New blood' in Ukraine parliament will ease reform path: Zelenskiy party chief Ukraine can pass reforms to make politicians more accountable and lift a ban on the sale of farmland after lawmakers hostile to change are tossed out in a July snap election, the head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party told Reuters....
2019-06-21 17:48

Ukraine president's party keeps commanding poll lead ahead of July election The new party set up by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, maintained a commanding lead in an opinion poll published on Friday ahead of a snap parliamentary election next month....
2019-06-21 17:48

Angela Merkel seen visibly shaking while standing next to Ukraine’s president; blames dehydration German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began to visibly shake during an event in the hot sun in Berlin on Tuesday with the new Ukrainian leader, later dismissing the incident and blaming dehydration....
2019-06-18 19:32

Ukraine election: rock star set for coalition talks with comedian-turned-president President ready for talks with singer Svyatoslav Vakarchuk as exit polls point to victory but as part of coalitionAs if a comedian becoming the president wasn’t enough, Ukraine now has a rock star as a potential political kingmaker.Svyatoslav Vakarch...
2019-07-22 05:48

Travelers worried about Dominican Republic trips after tourist deaths: study The series of tourist deaths that have come out of the Dominican Republic has raised concerns among travelers, according to a new study. A survey conducted by Consumer Reports found that 78% of respondents were concerned about US tourists dying in th...
2019-07-17 06:32

US Tourist Eyeing $2 Million Compensation, "Holes" In Assault Claim: Cops The attack in the Dominican Republic that a Delaware woman described was brutal: Being strangled and beaten. Getting dragged down concrete stairs. Wondering if she was going to die....
2019-06-07 06:16

Foodborne parasite leaves British tourist vomiting blood in Mexico A British tourist marking his anniversary in Mexico contracted a potentially deadly foodborne parasite that left him vomiting blood. “We went out for a meal on our first night and had a really nice time,” Chris Gillian told UK television ...
2019-05-24 01:32

Tourist loses chunk of flesh from foot after spider bite in Las Vegas A British tourist had to have a huge chunk of rotten flesh cut out of his foot after getting bitten by a spider on a trip to Las Vegas. Actor Matthew Phillips, 44, did not even realize he had bitten during his boys’ trip in June because of nerv...
2019-07-22 21:32

Greece tourist hotspot struck by severe storm, killing 6 and injuring over 100 Two children were among the six people killed when a severe storm slammed a tourist hotspot in Greece on Wednesday night, leaving more than 140 injured....
2019-07-11 18:48

Dominican Republic mystery deepens after third US tourist dies of respiratory failure A Pennsylvania tourist collapsed and died in the same Dominican Republic hotel where an engaged couple from Maryland was found dead five days later — and from the very same condition, according to alarming reports. Psychotherapist Miranda Schau...
2019-06-05 14:32

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy sea rescue MILAN — A swimmer struggling in the sea off Sardinia soon discovered it was his lucky day. Italian news agency ANSA says the male tourist got in trouble Sunday afternoon after his inflatable swan was carried away by the wind. According to a witness, ...
2019-07-09 21:32

Out-of-control cruise ship plows into tourist boat, dock in Venice A towering runaway cruise ship rammed into a sightseeing boat on Italy’s Venice canal Sunday morning — just days after a similar crash left 28 feared dead in Hungary. Video shows the luxury MSC Opera unable to stop and repeatedly blaring ...
2019-06-02 18:16

Cruise ship crashes into tourist boat in Venice, injuring five people Ship strikes dock and tourist river boat on busy canal in Italian cityA cruise ship has struck a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice. Italian media report that at least five people have been injured in the crash.The collision happ...
2019-06-02 12:32

US tourist beaten during Dominican vacation accuses resort of victim blaming A Dominican Republic resort has been accused of attempting to blame the victim by a lawyer for a Delaware woman who says she was brutally attacked there in January, according to reports....
2019-06-08 17:00

Dominican Republic cops say case of brutal attack on tourist has holes Dominican Republic police investigating the alleged brutal attack on a Delaware woman while she was vacationing at a Punta Cana resort said there are holes in the case. “There is a lot of conjecture about the case, a lot of information that doe...
2019-06-03 16:32

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.       ...
2019-07-18 23:16

Tourist who found 'promising' job while backpacking claims room was bugged with cameras A DUTCH tourist who landed a “promising” Australian farm job with free meals and accommodation has claimed his bedroom was bugged with microphones and cameras....
2019-06-11 16:48

Hopes Fade for Finding Survivors of Budapest Tourist Boat Crash At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway to determine the cause....
2019-05-30 15:00

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury...
2019-06-04 23:32

Twelve Israeli teens arrested in rape of 19-year-old British tourist A dozen Israelis — some as young as 15 — have been arrested in Cyprus on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old British tourist in the resort town of Ayia Napa, according to reports. The woman filed a police report at a local police station Wednesday sayi...
2019-07-18 17:16

Tourist claims she was raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort A Staten Island woman is claiming that she was raped and thrown from a second-story balcony during a nightmare stay at a Dominican Republic resort last month, according to a new report. The woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, told ABC 7 that she w...
2019-07-10 15:32

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind.       ...
2019-07-09 15:32

Dominican Republic tourist blames ‘soapy’ mojitos for orange diarrhea A British woman says a resort in the Dominican Republic served her “soapy” mojitos, leaving her bedridden with orange diarrhea, according to a report. Karin Kidd said she came down with a mystery illness at the Luxury Bahia Principe Resor...
2019-07-22 19:00

Dominican officials blame tourist’s death on ‘shock’ of seeing fiancé dead Dominican Republic health officials say the Maryland woman found dead last month with her fiancé in a hotel room likely died from the “shock” of seeing her partner dead. Ministry of Public Health spokesman Carlos Suero insisted that the C...
2019-06-20 22:16

Fearless Girl Scouts still heading to Dominican Republic despite tourist deaths A group of Girl Scouts is heading down to the Dominican Republic, telling their local TV station that they’ve been waiting “months” to take the trip — and couldn’t care less about the nine tourists who’ve died ther...
2019-06-19 08:32

New knees and tourist selfies: OJ Simpson on life post-prison in Las Vegas Ex-NFL player tries to ‘focus on the positives’ since release from prison in 2017 after serving sentence for kidnapping and robberyTwenty-five years after OJ Simpson was arrested over the killings of his ex-wife and her friend, the NFL great is livin...
2019-06-10 18:16

Woman ‘paralysed’ by deadly 'jellyfish' on Spanish tourist hotspot beach A WOMAN has been left with horrific marks after she was “paralysed” in a terrifying attack by a deadly Portuguese Man O’War “jellyfish” on a Spanish beach....
2019-06-22 05:32

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
2019-05-22 03:16

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, a conflict which is still claiming lives....
2019-05-21 17:16

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday....
2019-05-21 17:16

Ukraine Ex-President Accused of Ripping Out Sensitive Servers From Situation Room Before Leaving Office The staff of Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky made a curious discovery several days after the administration began its term—a situation room where the president meets to discuss national security affairs was void of any equipment. Read more...
2019-05-30 16:32

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, calling them “fake news” with the intent to derail the county’s tourism industry. “It’s all a hysteria aga...
2019-06-20 11:32

Tourist magnet Rheinfels Castle on Rhine River evades prince's claim The German town of St. Goar has owned Rheinfels Castle on the Rhine River for 95 years, but a disgruntled prince claims it is his. A Koblenz regional court has dismissed the Prince of Prussia's claim — for now....
2019-06-28 09:00

Dominican-American Congressman Says He’s ‘Concerned’ After Deaths, but They Shouldn’t Stop Tourist Visits The first Dominican-American to serve in Congress says there’s no reason to fear visiting the Dominican Republic, but he’s planning to visit the Caribbean nation next month to get answers following the deaths of nine American tourists thi...
2019-06-21 15:48

Popular Greek island accused of covering up tourist-related animal abuse ΑTHENS — Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the “cruel” treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight their plight. Famous for its sunsets, the volcanic...
2019-06-22 01:16

Seagull steals lobster roll out of Maine tourist’s hand in epic photo A woman visiting Maine to try her first-ever lobster roll on Friday learned that even the best-laid plans often go awry after a sly seagull swiped the delicacy right out of her hand – but not before capturing the moment in a wild photo....
2019-06-10 20:00

Violence in Mali Put an End to a Thriving Tourist Industry. Now the Government Wants to Tap Into China’s Tourism Market A dozen Chinese tourists, armed with their cameras, are capturing the sights, standing on sandstone cliffs looking over dusty plains 1500 feet below. The sky is clear: in the distance, hundreds of villages on the plains of Dogon country stretch as fa...
2019-06-19 06:32

Hungary launches criminal probe after tourist boat sinks, killing at least 7 people There are 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube river in the Budapest, the Hungarian capital late on Wednesday, police said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 13:01

Dominican Republic invites ATF to help with tourist death probe in letter to Chuck Schumer The Dominican Republic has formally invited the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to help lead the probe into the troubling spate of tourist deaths there. José Tomás Pérez, the country’s ambassador to the US, wrote to Sen. Chu...
2019-07-03 19:48

Cruise ship rams tourist boat in busy Venice canal, four hurt A cruise ship crashed into a Venice dock on Sunday, hitting a moored tourist boat and sending onlookers running for safety in what one witness said resembled a "scene from a disaster movie."...
2019-06-02 15:32

Cruise ship rams into tourist boat, dock in Venice leaving several injured Several people were injured after a towering, out-of-control cruise ship crashed into a tourist river boat and dock Sunday morning in Venice as tourists ran in panic as a ship's horn blared....
2019-06-02 17:00

Tourist traps: Why you should skip Stonehenge, Times Square and the Leaning Tower of Pisa Read this before spending your time and money to visit Stonehenge, the Empire State Building and the Mona Lisa.       ...
2019-07-19 21:48

Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii Hawaii health officials are warning residents and visitors to avoid slugs, snails, and rats after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that three travelers visiting the state were recently infected with rat lungworm disease. One visitor got the...
2019-06-01 02:00

Cruise Ship Loses Control In Venice, Slams Wharf And Tourist Boat A massive cruise ship lost control as it docked in Venice Sunday, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat after suffering an engine failure....
2019-06-02 22:32

Dutch probe to charge 4 suspects with murder in 2014 shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine After a five-year probe, Dutch-led investigators charged four suspects with murder in the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.        ...
2019-06-20 13:48

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

Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines waive change fees after tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
2019-06-27 22:48

Dominican resort claims US tourist went public with assault allegation after it refused her demand for $2.2 million A popular luxury resort in the Dominican Republic says that a U.S. tourist who recently alleged that she was assaulted there in January went public after they refused her demand for $2.2 million....
2019-06-05 22:32

Dominican Republic’s Hard Rock Hotel to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana is removing all liquor dispensers in guestroom minibars after a string of suspicious deaths and illnesses in the past year at the Dominican Republic resort, hotel management said. The hotel is also hiring a ...
2019-06-22 18:32

Son of tourist who died at luxury resort awaits Dominican AG's approval to get mother's blood sample to US The son of a New York hospital technician who died suddenly in her room at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana on June 10 says the U.S. Embassy and his congressional representatives have helped pave the way for a sample of his mother's blood to be ...
2019-06-18 20:48

Hawaii confirms 3 recent cases of rat lungworm disease in US visitors, says tourist ate slug on a dare Health officials in Hawaii have announced three recent cases of rat lungworm disease in U.S. visitors to the state from Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019, including one that involved an adult who ate a poisonous slug on a dare....
2019-05-24 15:48

Dominican Republic officials downplay spate of American tourist deaths in Caribbean nation Dominican Republic officials on Friday appeared to downplay the recent spate of American tourist deaths that have occurred in the Caribbean nation over the last year....
2019-06-21 19:16

Hundreds of murders threaten Cape Town's tourist mecca image: 'We are living in a warzone’ When most Americans think of Cape Town, South Africa, they probably think of it as a mecca for tourists. But there’s a side to the city that is becoming more of a frightening reality – murder, much of it gang-related....
2019-07-11 18:48

Multiple deer dead at popular tourist park in Japan after eating plastic bags Nine deer at the famed Nara Park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags. Masses of tangled plastic litter and packets of snacks were retrieved from their stomachs, with the heaviest amount weighing 9.5 pounds....
2019-07-11 21:16

Many experts tried to open a safe locked for 40 years. A tourist's lucky guess cracked the code on his first try Over the years, the small Vermilion Heritage Museum in Alberta, Canada, tried everything in its power to unlock an old safe tucked away in its basement....
2019-06-06 19:48

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.       ...
2019-06-10 23:16

New York City tourist suffers fractured skull, spine after being hit by falling tree branch A New York City tourist was rushed to the hospital in critical condition Monday after a large tree limb crashed down on her in Washington Square Park, fracturing her skull and spine....
2019-05-22 15:16

Family attorney: Mexican resort served ‘tainted’ alcohol to 20-year-old American tourist before she drowned The attorney for the family of 20-year-old tourist Abbey Conner, who drowned after drinking alcohol at a Mexican resort, said Thursday that the alcohol was “tainted” and her parents are now filing a new lawsuit against the resort....
2019-06-13 22:16

Dominican officials plead for patience as FBI, health specialists descend on Caribbean to probe tourist deaths Dominican government tourism officials sought to reassure U.S. tourists Wednesday in a lengthy statement that stressed that U.S. federal agents and health specialists have taken an active role in investigating the rash of deaths of Americans vacation...
2019-06-13 05:48

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Sustainable Development Goals; continued abuse of Rohingya in Myanmar; Odessa killings in Ukraine; and par...
2019-07-11 03:32

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

'Chernobyl' recap: Final, horrifying episode features the radioactive political fallout The fifth and final episode of HBO's "Chernobyl" brings a search for the right villains for the disaster. A recap of the horrifying political fallout.        ...
2019-06-04 09:01

'Chernobyl' snags 19 Emmy nominations, inspiring tourism wave. But is disaster site safe? Tourism to the disaster site has surged 30% since HBO's hit miniseries and the Ukrainian government plans to capitalize on it. But is it a good idea?       ...
2019-07-16 20:00

Deaths of Kansas man, Pennsylvania woman in Dominican Republic newly scrutinized amid spate of tourist fatalities The families of two U.S. citizens have come forward to Fox News to report that they died suddenly while visiting the Dominican Republic. They have been identified as Chris Palmer, a 41-year-old Army veteran from Kansas who died April 18, 2018, and Ba...
2019-06-21 13:48

Former President Bill Clinton vacations in Dominican Republic as country tries to move past spate of tourist deaths Former President Bill Clinton arrived in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday to vacation and spend time with friends, as the Caribbean nation grapples with the ongoing fallout from several recent tourist deaths and attacks on travelers. ...
2019-07-19 23:01

Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa. Serhiy Shaykhet, chief of the investigative unit at the Odessa police, said in te...
2019-05-27 18:00

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
2019-06-12 13:16

The 10 best TV shows of 2019 (so far), from 'Shrill' to 'Chernobyl' From "Chernobyl" to "Fleabag" and "Leaving Neverland," these are the best 10 TV series that 2019 has been able to produce, so far.        ...
2019-06-13 01:01

Did you love 'Chernobyl'? Then watch 'The Terror' next If you loved HBO's "Chernobyl," a mini-series about a historical nuclear disaster, try AMC's "The Terror," a miniseries about a plagued arctic voyage.        ...
2019-06-17 19:00

iOS 13 is official, here are all the new features Apple today announced the next version of its iPhone and iPad operating system – iOS 13. This happened at the company's annual developer conference, WWDC.iOS 13 is scheduled to be officially released this September, along with the launch of the iPhon...
2019-06-04 04:16

'We could talk ourselves into a recession,' one Fed official says The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner....
2019-05-23 03:16

Trump receives official welcome at Palace US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania were greeted Monday on the grand lawn of Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth II with a Guard of Honor formed by the Grenadier Guards wearing the traditional bearskin hats. (June 3)    &#...
2019-06-03 18:16

Tennis: Laver Cup becomes official ATP event The Laver Cup team event between Europe and the rest of the world is to become an official part of the ATP Tour, the governing body of men's tennis said on Friday....
2019-05-24 14:16

Tamron makes its SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD official Tamron has confirmed full details of its previously announced SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD (Model F045) lens. The optic, which was announced as being under development back in February, will be made available for users of full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs, su...
2019-06-06 11:16

Belarus received 250,000 T less oil due to contamination - official Belarus received 250,000 tonnes less oil than it should have done from Russia due to a major pipeline contamination and Minsk expects Moscow to compensate it for that shortfall, Belarus's Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko said on Friday....
2019-06-28 11:32

StarCraft Gets An Official Cartoon Makeover Blizzard is going to release a graphics pack for Starcraft: Remastered that transforms the game, giving it the look of Carbot Animations’ Starcrafts series....
2019-06-21 08:16

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mex...
2019-07-05 21:32

Official Gundam Sneakers Released Gundam has a long history of inspiring sneakers and sneaker colourways, but these new shoes from Chinese company 361 Degrees are the result of an official collaboration....
2019-06-18 03:32

It’s (almost) official — Trump to announce reelection bid It’s almost official — President Trump says he’ll announce June 18 that he’s running for a second term. He’ll launch his presidential run in a 20,000-seat arena in Orlando, Florida, with First Lady Melania, Vice Presiden...
2019-06-01 05:32

Behold, Official Castle in the Sky Sunglasses Castle in the Sky themed sunglasses are going on sale in Japan. Muska’s tinted lenses are getting real-world recreations and Pazu’s goggles are also being reworked as glasses....
2019-05-23 20:00

Aadhaar Can Be Used For Cash Transactions Above Rs 50,000: Official The Aadhaar can now be quoted for cash transactions of more than Rs 50,000 and all other purposes where traditionally income tax PAN number was a must, according to a top official....
2019-07-06 18:32

Former US defense official: We know UFOs are real - here's why that's concerning After a bombshell report detailing near-daily interactions with unidentified flying objects by Navy pilots in 2014 and 2015, former Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Christopher Mellon has argued that this information is nothing new, and the gove...
2019-05-29 16:16

"Pray I Don't Get Chance To Bat Again," Says BJP Leader Who Hit Official Akash Vijayvargiya, son of senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, was garlanded by party workers this morning as he walked out of prison on bail, four days after his arrest for thrashing a civic body......
2019-06-30 13:48

Well, now it's official: Robert Pattinson is your new Batman For weeks we have been steadying ourselves for Robert Pattinson’s eventual descent into the Batcave, bravely swatted away Twilight jokes (as if that man didn’t also gift us with a perfectly serviceable turn at Cedric Diggory, you ungrateful monsters)...
2019-05-31 18:16

You Can Now Have Official Pokemon Weddings In Japan ESCRIT, a Japanese company specialising in wedding ceremonies, recently teamed up with The Pokemon Company to start offering officially licensed Pokemon weddings. There are now some pictures of the first ceremony to be hold, and there is a lot to tak...
2019-05-30 01:48

Pentax KP J Limited DSLR now official Fancy adopting the Pentax KP for your shooting but find the body a bit dull? Good news: Ricoh Imaging has confirmed its latest Pentax KP J model, just a day after images of the new DSLR leaked out.The camera, which looks set to be a Japan-only releas...
2019-06-13 12:00

Oil prices jump 3% after official says US drone was shot down Oil jumped more than 3% to above $63 a barrel on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and Washington....
2019-06-20 12:00

China's intelligence law looms over EU 5G safeguards: official The European Union cannot ignore China's National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, as Brussels seeks rules for super-fast mobile networks, a senior EU official said on Friday....
2019-07-19 16:48

U.K. Austerity Has Inflicted ‘Great Misery,’ U.N. Official Says In a scathing final report on the impact of budget cuts in Britain, an expert on extreme poverty compared the overhauls to the Victorian workhouse system....
2019-05-22 20:32

US official says foreign election hacking is ‘inevitable’ WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says the hacking of U.S. election systems is “inevitable” and the real question is how the country responds. Adam Hickey, a senior national security official, joined other government officia...
2019-05-22 22:00

Finally, the Sony FE 35mm F1.8 lens is official There's long been a 35mm f/1.8-shaped hole in Sony's FE lens line up. But now finally, after plenty of speculation that it was about to do so, Sony has confirmed the optic's existence. The FE 35mm F/1.8 is designed for Sony's...
2019-07-09 21:00

Mexico freezes ex-oil official’s bank accounts MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have frozen the bank accounts of Emilio Lozoya, the former head of Mexico’s state-owned oil company. The Financial Intelligence Unit said Monday that “there were various transactions with funds that ...
2019-05-28 16:16

Europe would respond to U.S. auto tariffs, top EU official says Retaliatory measures if the United States imposed tariffs on European vehicles would result in a negative situation for both economies, the EU's new trade chief said....
2019-07-22 19:48

WHO classifies 'burnout' as an official medical diagnosis While in years past it may have fallen between the cracks of medical conditions or given a different umbrella name, medical professionals can now make the legitimate diagnosis of “burnout.”...
2019-05-29 00:16

‘Psychological torture’ used on Julian Assange, U.N. official says Extraditing the WikiLeaks founder to the United States would threaten his human rights, said Nils Melzer, the U.N. special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment....
2019-05-31 21:48

Imran Khan Not Received By Any Top US Official At Airport Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan may have been given a diplomatic snub when he arrived in Washington on his first US trip to reboot bilateral ties that have seen a slump in recent months....
2019-07-22 18:16

Top trade official will meet Chinese counterpart The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China. (June 1...
2019-06-19 20:48

Ex-Caribbean soccer official hit with $79 million judgment  A former Caribbean soccer official fighting extradition in the FIFA bribery scandal has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages from a related U.S. lawsuit....
2019-07-11 15:48

Kailash Vijayvargiya Says Not Aware Of Any Notice To Son Who Hit Official Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya today claimed he was not aware about the party issuing any show-cause notice to his legislator son Akash, who thrashed a civic body......
2019-07-06 18:32

‘Gaming Disorder’ Is a Now an Official Medical Condition, According to the WHO Nearly anywhere you go, it’s easy to find children and adults alike transfixed by their phones, and while texting and social media certainly claim a big part of that attention, increasingly it’s gaming that’s drawing us in. At the W...
2019-05-29 12:16

Feeling ‘burned out’ is now an official medical diagnosis Do you ever just feel totally burned out? I don’t mean the run-of-the-mill exhausted feeling we all endure from time to time, I mean really, really burned out? Most of us assume that a feeling of “burn-out” is just one of the many p...
2019-05-29 05:32

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

22 Pilgrims Have Died In Amarnath This Year: Official Six persons have died in the past four days during the ongoing pilgrimage to Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in this year''s pilgrimage to 22, officials said on......
2019-07-20 14:48

Former UN official jailed for child abuse in Nepal A Canadian aid worker will serve time in jail for sexually abusing two children aged 12 and 14 in Nepal. Peter Dalglish has had a long career in the aid sector and was awarded the Order of Canada in 2017....
2019-07-09 13:01

Work-Related Burnout Has a New Official Definition Most of us have experienced a vague sense of feeling “burned out” by work, but now there’s a specific definition for what that actually means. The World Health Organization recently updated their International Classification of Disease codes (ICD-11)...
2019-05-30 20:16

Official: Canada to announce ban on single-use plastics TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government plans to announce it is moving to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. A senior government official said late Sunday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make the announcement Monday. The official spoke ...
2019-06-10 05:00

N.R.A. Shuts Down Production of NRATV, and Its No. 2 Official Resigns The N.R.A’s top lobbyist, accused of plotting against its leader, has resigned. The group has also shut down its live broadcasting arm and severed ties with its ad firm....
2019-06-27 22:32

Trump warns Iran of retaliation, but says he’s against war: official Tehran received a message from President Trump warning that a retaliatory attack was imminent after Iran shot down a US drone — but saying he was against war and wanted to hold discussions, according to a report. “In his message, Trump said he ...
2019-06-21 20:48

Official: Likely tornado destroys motel in Oklahoma EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a likely tornado has destroyed a motel and caused other damage in the Oklahoma City area. Meteorologist Rick Smith in Norman says the suspected twister hit El Reno on Saturday night as a powerfu...
2019-05-26 16:32

Tax Authorities Don't Snoop On Social Media, Says Top Official It is a "misconception" to think that the Income Tax Department is snooping on social media posts related to exotic foreign tours or possession of expensive goods to check undisclosed income, a top......
2019-07-14 14:32

Indy 500 mourns Lauda but no official tributes The heartbreak of Niki Lauda's death has washed over the Indianapolis 500 paddock this week but there are no formal tributes planned to honor the three-times Formula One world champion, IndyCar said on Friday....
2019-05-25 03:16

U.S.-Mexico talks on Wednesday to be held around 3 or 4 p.m: official Talks at the White House on Wednesday with Mexican leaders will be held around 3 or 4 p.m., a U.S. administration official said, speaking on condition of anonymity....
2019-06-05 02:32

Bentley EXP 100 GT Teased Ahead Of Official Reveal The new concept car will be a zero emissions car, however, will it be all electric or fuelled by hydrogen is something that the company has not let on....
2019-07-02 13:48

New 2019 Kia XCeed SUV revealed in official image News 5 Jun, 2019 The new Kia XCeed is the latest member of the growing Ceed family, sitting between the Stonic and Sportage in the brand’s SUV range...
2019-06-05 12:32

"He's A Novice": BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Defends Son Who Hit Official Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya has defended his son Akash Vijayvargiya - a party lawmaker - who assaulted a civic official with a cricket bat in Madhya Pradesh's Indore last week, calling him......
2019-07-01 11:16

New BMW X6 leaks ahead of tonight's official reveal Porsche Cayenne Coupe rival is seen to adopt evolutionary styling approach in new images, and is on sale later this year BMW is set to pull the covers off its new X6 late this evening, but what look like press images of the coupé-SUV have leaked out...
2019-07-02 12:32

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the week starting June 3, following an outcry from hardline Brexiteers over concessions made by Prime Minister Theresa......
2019-05-23 13:16

The Latest: Topping cap won’t end Iran pact, official says PARIS (AP) — The Latest on talks between Europe and U.S. officials on Iran (all times local): 10:30 p.m. An Iranian official says Iran’s growing stocks of enriched uranium don’t violate the international accord aimed at curbing its nuclea...
2019-06-28 00:48

Official says refinery too unsafe for investigators to enter PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal safety board looking into the fire and explosions at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast says the unit where the blasts happened remains too dangerous to access. Kristen Kulinowski is a leader of the U.S. Chemical...
2019-06-28 00:48

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components from semiconductors to the Google software that run on its smartphones....
2019-05-23 19:00

Audi to replace TT with new electric sports car: Official News 23 May, 2019 Audi comes clean that the car to replace the current TT will be all-electric. Our exclusive images preview how it could look...
2019-05-23 19:32

Google pushes for an official web crawler standard One of the cornerstones of Google's business (and really, the web at large) is the robots.txt file that sites use to exclude some of their content from the search engine's web crawler, Googlebot. It minimizes pointless indexing and sometim...
2019-07-02 04:48

The Official Rules for the 2019 Cookout Season As the opening day to Cookout Season 2019 approaches, it is the responsibility of the Black Legislative American Cookout Council (BLACC) to keep our constituents informed of the rules. These guidelines have been voted on by a panel of experts that in...
2019-05-25 17:48

Belarus to finish pipeline clear-up by Aug. 15 - official Belarus plans to finish clearing contaminated Russian oil out of its pipeline system by Aug. 15, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko said on Friday....
2019-06-28 11:32

China Will Continue To Import Iranian Oil, Says Official China said Friday it would import Iranian oil in defiance of US sanctions on Tehran, a day before US and Chinese leaders are to meet to try to resolve thorny trade disputes....
2019-06-29 06:48

Top Iranian official: Iran will 'defend against any war efforts' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday his country would defend itself against any potential war that might arise between the U.S. and Iran....
2019-05-26 22:00

Official: Safety prioritized over abortion access A Missouri health official says patient safety takes priority over access to abortion after a judge holds another hearing on a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood to allow the state's only abortion clinic to keep its license. (June 5)  ...
2019-06-06 14:32

Xiaomi Mi A3 with triple cameras and Snapdragon 665 goes official Just within a few hours of Xiaomi announcing its brand new Redmi K20 series in India, its Spain arm has unveiled the Mi A3. Succeeding the Mi A2 which is one of the most popular mid-range smartphones from 2018, the Mi A3 has received a full transform...
2019-07-17 16:32

Top immigration official: Border crossings dropping YUMA, Ariz. (AP) – The acting secretary of Homeland Security said he expected 25% fewer migrants to cross the border this month, as officials in Yuma unveiled their latest outdoor facility meant to detain children and families. Kevin McAleenan ...
2019-06-30 03:16

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year. Well, lo and behol...
2019-05-23 01:01

'We only want to sell our oil,' Iran official says before nuclear talks Iran's main demand in talks on its nuclear deal is to be able to sell its oil at the same levels that it did before Washington withdrew from the accord a year ago, an Iranian official said on Thursday....
2019-06-27 21:48

Immigration official looks to step up family deportations WASHINGTON (AP) — The new acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has signaled his agency is looking to step up deportations of families who are in the United States illegally. Mark Morgan spoke with reporters on Tuesday in his fi...
2019-06-04 21:32

Get Your Kid Psyched About Chores by Giving Them an 'Official' Title Want to get your little kid excited about helping out around the house? Give them an official title. I tell you this as the mother of a renowned “orange monitor,” a position I gave my daughter when she was five. Her job was to alert me and her dad wh...
2019-07-13 04:16

Ex-Labour official to defend breaking gagging order Labour's ex-head of disputes will argue whistleblowing laws allow him to give testimony to journalists on the party's handling of antisemitism allegations, Sky News understands....
2019-07-10 00:32

Officers On Official Tours Should Use Trains More: Railways Chairman The Railways has instructed its general managers to ensure that their officers travel frequently by trains during official tours and submit reports on condition of coaches....
2019-06-17 20:00

Xi Jinping to make first official visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in North Korea on Thursday for a two-day state visit, his first official trip to the country since he came to power in 2012....
2019-06-17 19:48

Poland Frees Ex-Official Accused of Spying for China Poland released a local ex-counterintelligence official who had been detained on charges of spying for China, as Polish and Chinese ministers met in an effort to ease tensions between Beijing and one of the U.S.’s closest allies in Europe....
2019-07-09 20:16

Official: Guatemala hasn't agreed to be safe third country A Cabinet official says Guatemala has not agreed to become a so-called "safe third country" for migrants seeking asylum as suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump, but it is taking steps to tackle migrant smuggling....
2019-06-19 00:48

Punjab Official Who Was Beaten Up While Distributing Bills, Dies A water department official in Punjab, who was assaulted last month while distributing bills at a village in the state's Sangrur district, has succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at a......
2019-07-02 01:16

FIFA imposes life ban on Botswana official for bribery Mooketsi Kgotlele, the former head of the Botswana Football Association, has been banned for life for accepting bribes in relation to international matches. Which games were concerned remains a mystery....
2019-07-23 03:48

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

Accidental cat filter appears on Pakistan official's briefing ‘Human error’ blamed for livestreamed briefing in which officials appeared as catsAs a veteran journalist Shaukat Yousafzai was used to press conferences. He had also served as regional health minister, representative of the ruling Tehreek-e-Insaf pa...
2019-06-18 00:32

Here's Why GM Never Released an Official Nürburgring Lap Time For the C7 Chevrolet Corvette We’re just a couple of weeks away from the reveal of the all-new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette, but the outgoing C7 generation Corvette will seemingly forever be haunted by its legacy of never getting an official Nürburgring lap time. So what gives?...
2019-06-29 07:32

Sweden rejects China's request to extradite former official Sweden has decided not to extradite a man wanted by Beijing on suspicion of having embezzled millions of dollars due to the risk that the former Chinese official would face persecution, a Swedish court said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 10:16

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

Trump, Seeking Re-election Since His Inauguration, Will Now Make It Official For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, a rally Tuesday presents an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015....
2019-06-18 20:00

US official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
2019-06-20 18:48

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both are from Oregon, both are in their 40s, and both are...
2019-07-08 09:32

Nike Is Making Official Spongebob Squarepants Sneakers While some of Nike’s recent pop-culture tie-ins have merely been inspired by something, this upcoming line of Kyries is a full and officially-licensed collaboration between the athletics company and...Spongebob Squarepants....
2019-07-17 01:48

Plan To End Work Permit For H-4 Visas Yet To Be Finalised: US Official The Trump administration's decision to rescind work authorisation for H-4 visa holders, a large number of whom are the spouses of high-skilled Indian IT professionals, is yet to get a final shape as......
2019-06-18 13:00

Official: Turkey ready against Libyan fighter’s threats ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry has said it is ready to retaliate against any attacks on Turkish vessels and interests by the forces of Libya’s Khalifa Hifter. Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar said Sunday there would be “he...
2019-06-30 13:48

Ravi Shastri May Keep Job As Head Coach, Says BCCI Official Team India captain Virat Kohli and some of his boys are impressed with Ravi Shastri's style of functioning and want to retain him, a cricket board official told NDTV....
2019-07-17 17:16

Iran uranium enrichment far beyond JCPOA limit, top official says Iran's top nuclear official said Monday Tehran has far surpassed the stockpile limit for uranium set by the 2015 agreement that sought to keep the nation from producing atomic weapons....
2019-07-08 17:48

Red Galaxy S10e version goes official, but there's still no word on US release Almost one month after the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ were introduced, UK carrier EE has announced that it’ll now be exclusively selling the two flagships alongside a previous unannounced Cardinal Red version of the Galaxy S10e.The new v...
2019-07-02 22:48

EU nations vote against a wifi-based car standard - EU official European Union nations on Thursday voted against the EU executive's proposal for a wifi-based car standard in a blow to its backer Volkswagen , an EU official said....
2019-07-04 13:16

India says in talks with U.S. on H-1B visas, no official word on limits India is in talks with the United States on H-1B work visas but has not heard anything official from Washington on capping such permits for Indians, the foreign ministry said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 15:01

"Won't Intervene In Demolition": Court After BJP Leader Assaults Official The Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a stay on demolition of a house, which was in the news last week when BJP legislator Akash Vijayvargiya assaulted a civic official....
2019-07-03 09:16

US official: Bad spending oversight hampers Afghan troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. watchdog says lack of coordinated oversight of America’s spending in Afghanistan has led to a waste of funds and hampered training and development of the country’s security forces. Washington’s Speci...
2019-06-21 10:16

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
2019-06-21 09:48

U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
2019-07-19 19:00

Don't Use China In Leadership Bid: Official To British Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he......
2019-07-11 19:48

Steam Finally Adds Official LGBTQ+ Tag For Games The process of finding games on Steam has become increasingly driven by a tag system. Mouse over, say, Sekiro on Steam’s front page, and you’ll see descriptor tags like “Souls-like,” “Difficult,” and “Action.” Click on one of those tags, and you’ll b...
2019-06-21 00:48

Blast Near Kabul University Kills 6, Injures 27: Official An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students waited to take an examination, officials said....
2019-07-19 16:00

Experts From India, Pakistan To Meet On July 14: Pak Official Experts from India and Pakistan will meet on Sunday at the Wagah border to discuss the draft agreement for finalising the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor and related technical issues, Pakistan......
2019-07-11 18:48

Alan Moore's retirement from comics is now apparently official For years, legendary comic book writer Alan Moore has been indicating that the final issue of The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume IV: The Tempest would be his final comic, and this week that issue finally hit shelves. Now, barring any annou...
2019-07-18 22:16