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UN chief launches Syria inquiry amid protests over secrecy

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected a Nigerian general to lead a U.N. investigation into attacks on hospitals in Syria’s last opposition strong...

UN chief launches Syria inquiry amid protests over secrecy

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House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have a...
06:14 2019-06-04

Chief who helped save baby resigns amid use of force inquiry GREENWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City-area police chief has resigned after he was accused of using excessive force against a father charged with trying...
17:28 2019-06-07

Amid sex abuse scandals, Vatican upholds confession secrecy VATICAN CITY (AP) — Amid pedophile clergy scandals, the Vatican is declaring “unacceptable” any efforts by politicians or lawmakers to ma...
15:14 2019-07-01

China launches inquiry into FedEx parcel delivery errors: Xinhua Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into FedEx Corp over parcels delivered to the wrong addresses, China's official Xinhua news agency...
16:42 2019-06-14

'Sharpiegate' controversy deepens as inspector general reportedly launches inquiry – live Wilbur Ross said to have issued threats at Noaa after the agency contradicted the president’s false claim on Hurricane Dorian 12.37am BST Just as a ...
02:28 2019-09-10

Russia protests: video of riot police punching woman sparks inquiry Moscow democracy protester Daria Sosnovskaya says blow left her unable to breathe as she was hauled away to police stationRussia’s interior ministry ...
09:14 2019-08-13

Chadian rebel chief arrested in France on war crimes inquiry PARIS (AP) — A Chadian rebel leader is among three people detained in France in an investigation into allegations of crimes against humanity. The Par...
15:00 2019-06-17

FBI raids home of D.C. councilor Jack Evans amid ethics inquiry Federal agents on Friday searched the home of a Washington, D.C., council member who was previously reprimanded for ethics violations, amid a new inv...
20:42 2019-06-21

Maximum Security earns redemption with Haskell win amid another inquiry for interference There would be no disqualification for Maximum Security this time as the horse won the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.   ...
10:14 2019-07-21

U.S. launches last-ditch effort to stop Turkish invasion of northeast Syria With tens of thousands of Turkish troops massed near the border, a high-level Defense Department delegation plans to present what U.S. officials desc...
14:14 2019-08-05

Homeland security chief orders inquiry into US border patrol Facebook group – live Kevin McAleenan called report that officers allegedly belong to a secret group where they have made abusive statements ‘disturbing’Sign up for the US...
17:28 2019-07-03

Amid Diplomatic Strain, House Opens Inquiry Into Trump’s Dealings With Ukraine President Trump has signaled displeasure with the American ally. His lawyer has been pressing the government in Kiev to investigate his political foe...
05:14 2019-09-10

Any Turkish incursion into Syria 'unacceptable,' will prevent it: Pentagon chief U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday any Turkish operation into northern Syria would be "unacceptable" and the United States would preve...
12:42 2019-08-06

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib pro...
03:28 2019-06-19

UN envoy arrives in Syria amid violent clashes in the north The U.N.’s special envoy for Syria says he is looking forward to constructive discussions with Syrian officials on the formation of a constitutional ...
18:56 2019-07-09

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured an...
23:56 2019-05-27

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more ci...
14:56 2019-05-21

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat pla...
01:01 2019-05-28

Vital food crops destroyed in Syria amid upsurge in fighting across Idlib, Hama Thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in Syria’s Idlib and north Hama provinces amid ongoing deadly violence, the World Food Programme (WFP...
17:42 2019-06-04

Jaguar's former design chief Callum launches new company Jaguar's former head of design, Ian Callum, 64, says he still has "15 years left of designing" in him. He has set up a company focusing on styling pr...
13:56 2019-07-18

House panel launches ethics probe of DOT chief Chao The panel has asked Chao, who oversees NHTSA, to provide communications between her or other DOT officials and employees of the Foremost Group, a shi...
06:42 2019-09-17

Pentagon chief says U.S. will not 'overreact' to North Korea missile launches U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that the United States will not overreact to a series of missiles launches by North Korea in recent...
12:42 2019-08-06

U.S. House panel launches investigation of transportation chief Chao A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Monday demanded documents from Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao as part of a new investigation into whet...
09:28 2019-09-17

Turkey launches new gas drillship amid tensions with Cyprus Turkey is launching a second drillship that it says will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus despite European Union warnings to stop such “illegal a...
14:28 2019-06-20

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrup...
08:00 2019-08-09

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.   ...
15:14 2019-08-13

More Than 100 Flights Cancelled In Hong Kong Amid Protests More than 100 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday morning with airport authorities warning passengers of potential disruption, as pro-democ...
04:14 2019-08-05

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closu...
22:00 2019-08-12

Amid protests, Duterte to address Congress led by his allies Duterte is to address a joint session of the Philippine Congress where his allies have greater control to press for his priorities like reinstating t...
06:00 2019-07-22

Apex Legends and Anthem: What EA chief of studios Laura Miele learned from two launches Laura Miele has been chief studios officer at Electronic Arts for a year, and we talked with her at EA Play about lessons about the launches of Anthe...
03:56 2019-06-12

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing...
03:42 2019-07-02

California launches $20m campaign to deter e-cigarettes amid spike in illnesses The state has seen at least 63 cases of vaping-related illnesses as flavored products contribute to a rise in youth smokingCalifornia has announced a...
06:14 2019-09-17

Facebook-style app launches in Vietnam amid tightening internet rules A Facebook-style social network was launched in Vietnam on Tuesday, following calls by the Communist-ruled government for domestic tech companies to ...
13:56 2019-07-23

Teenager Dies in Kashmir Amid Protests After Autonomy Was Revoked The Indian authorities acknowledged the death of a 16-year-old but they said they did not know the specific cause. Witnesses said he had been hit in ...
19:14 2019-09-04

Louvre removes Sackler name from museum wing amid protests Some members of multibillionaire family are accused of profiting from opioid crisis The Louvre museum in Paris has removed the name of the art philan...
21:14 2019-07-17

Astronomers losing observation time amid protests in Hawaii HONOLULU — Asteroids, including those that might slam into Earth. Clouds of gas and dust on the verge of forming stars. Planets orbiting stars other ...
00:56 2019-08-13

Alibaba is said to have postponed a Hong Kong listing amid protests Alibaba held a board meeting before its latest quarterly earnings release last week, during which the board decided to postpone the Hong Kong listing...
13:42 2019-08-21

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country,...
16:14 2019-05-31

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing tra...
23:42 2019-08-12

NYPD launches ‘Health and Wellness Task Force’ amid spate of cop suicides The NYPD has created a mental health task force in response to a string of suicides by officers in recent months, department officials announced Mond...
07:14 2019-07-09

Novartis launches Adamis allergy shots in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage A unit of Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make partner Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's emergency allergy shots immediately available in local phar...
14:28 2019-07-09

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the street...
14:28 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Braces For Strike After Worst Violence Amid Protests Hong Kong braced for more disruption Monday with calls for a general strike and university students threatening a boycott of classes after a weekend ...
15:42 2019-09-02

Hong Kong Tennis Open postponed amid ongoing protests The 2019 Hong Kong Tennis Open (HKTO) has been postponed after organizers claimed they would be unable to guarantee "a smooth running of the tourname...
13:42 2019-09-13

Protests in West Papua Have Turned Violent Amid an Internet Blackout. Here’s What to Know Protests have gripped the Indonesian province of West Papua for more than a week as racial and political tensions boiled over into violence. Informat...
18:00 2019-08-29

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use v...
13:14 2019-08-03

Conflict Breaks Out in Hong Kong Mall Amid Counter Protests (HONG KONG) — Skirmishes broke out Saturday at a shopping mall in Hong Kong between supporters of the ongoing protests for democratic reforms i...
21:28 2019-09-14

Fights break out at Hong Kong mall amid counter protests The situation turned chaotic as groups of people traded blows and some used umbrellas to hit their opponents. Police later moved in to defuse the sit...
17:00 2019-09-14

Ally of Kazakhstan’s Longtime Ex-Leader Wins Presidency Amid Protests (MOSCOW) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Comm...
18:42 2019-06-10

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with so...
14:00 2019-08-16

Not Discussed Resigning With China, Says Hong Kong Leader Amid Protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, respondi...
11:14 2019-09-03

Amid London protests, Trump appears in denial over his standing abroad Critics said the president’s efforts to discredit news reports of mass demonstrations reflected his refusal to come to grips with his low popularity ...
01:14 2019-06-05

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist ...
20:14 2019-07-02

Hong Kong police arrest pro-independence figure amid further protests Founder of the banned Hong Kong National party among eight arrests by police as public servants prepare to marchHong Kong police have arrested eight ...
09:42 2019-08-02

Rare Hong Kong train derailment injures at least 8 amid protests At least eight people were hurt in a derailment of a train owned by a Hong Kong company targeted by pro-democracy protesters earlier this month, acco...
10:42 2019-09-18

Amit Shah Speaks In Parliament Amid Opposition Protests Over J&K Crisis A cabinet meeting is taking place at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence in Delhi amid uncertainty in Jammu and Kashmir and an unprecedented loc...
10:28 2019-08-05

Annual Pamplona bull-run festival begins amid fireworks and protests More than 1 million people are expected to attend the nine-day San Fermin event in the northern Spanish cityPartygoers and bull-running fans packed t...
20:56 2019-07-06

Group behind $1.4B telescope seeks Spain permit amid Hawaii protests BARCELONA, Spain — The group behind a $1.4 billion telescope planned for Hawaii is applying for a permit to build in Spain as ongoing protests and a ...
22:00 2019-08-06

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights for the second day amid protests It came after thousands of protesters took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights. ...
14:56 2019-08-13

Australia Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Amid Protests Australia elevated its travel warning for Hong Kong overnight Tuesday, citing the increasingly unpredictable nature of protests in the Chinese enclav...
18:00 2019-08-07

Trump, May hail U.S.-British relations amid large-scale protests U.S. President Donald Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday -- amid mass protests in London -- on the second of his three-day ...
16:28 2019-06-04

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better a...
22:56 2019-06-18

Sachin Pilot Launches Village Outreach Tour Amid Feud Over Poll Defeat Sachin Pilot shaves by a haystack, chews on a Neem branch and sleeps on a charpoy in his outreach in one of the most rural regions of Rajasthan, wher...
11:14 2019-06-11

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continue.    ...
06:28 2019-07-17

French ‘spiderman’ scales Hong Kong skyscraper amid mass protests French “spiderman” climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-story skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China ...
22:28 2019-08-16

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wedn...
08:14 2019-06-12

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoi...
19:00 2019-07-24

Hong Kong Leader Says No Need for Beijing to Intervene in Protests Amid Escalating Violence Following a weekend of escalating violence between pro-democracy demonstrators and police, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Tuesday insisted her administr...
17:00 2019-08-27

India orders Kashmir government staff back to work amid protests Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashesIndian officials have ordered government...
21:42 2019-08-18

Amarinder Singh Bans TV Serial Telecast In Punjab Amid Violent Protests A day-long bandh by the Valmiki community against the telecast of a controversial TV serial provoked incidents of violence in parts of Punjab on Satu...
00:56 2019-09-08

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong economy faces 'risk of downturn' amid protests While Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam painted a bleak picture of the city's economy, she expressed hope that dialogue with protesters could provide ...
15:14 2019-08-20

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, i...
03:14 2019-07-17

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
21:14 2019-06-12

Amid protests, U.S. lawmakers say Hong Kong rules could leak tech to China A group of U.S. senators asked President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to assess U.S. export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China...
04:56 2019-09-11

Hong Kong protests turn to chaos amid tear gas and petrol bombs Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday as pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of clashes that...
15:42 2019-08-31

Hong Kong Businesses Are Reeling Amid the Protests, But Their Workers Say ‘Freedom’ Is More Important On a recent weekday afternoon, twelve employees sat awaiting shoppers in a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong’s prime tourist district, Tsim Sha...
17:14 2019-09-03

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some ...
13:42 2019-08-16

Petition against UK parliament suspension passes a million signatures amid nationwide protests A public petition against U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament passed a million signatures within its first 24 hours as ...
13:42 2019-08-29

There's little evidence that money is fleeing Hong Kong amid protests, Credit Suisse and UBS say There's little evidence to suggest that money is being moved out of Hong Kong amid ongoing, protracted protests in the city, according to top ex...
12:00 2019-09-04

Frankfurt auto show touts green credentials amid climate protests The Frankfurt Auto Show will champion sustainable driving and electric cars, Germany's auto industry association said on Monday, as it seeks to head ...
22:00 2019-09-02

Proud Boy-in-Chief Threatens to Make Antifa a Terrorist Organization After Weekend Protests in Portland, Oregon The far-right Proud Boys, the wandering group of mostly white men who you can spot wearing their “PB” branded polos, vow to continue their inbred for...
00:28 2019-08-20

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
15:42 2019-06-17

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Fri...
13:00 2019-06-19

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the cit...
12:00 2019-07-09

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests - sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in...
05:14 2019-08-21

Puerto Rico's governor to resign amid protests over leaked obscene online chats Ricardo Rossello, the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, announced his resignation early Wednesday after more than a week of massive protests and cal...
09:14 2019-07-25

San Juan braces for an 11th day of protests, amid calls for Puerto Rico's governor to resign San Juan braced on Tuesday for an 11th day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor over offensive chat messages that have d...
11:00 2019-07-23

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demons...
05:56 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico orders search of governor's phone amid protests, message scandal Puerto Rican justice officials on Tuesday were executing search warrants for the mobile phones of top associates of Governor Ricardo Rosselló amid a ...
18:14 2019-07-23

French 'spiderman' climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China...
14:00 2019-08-16

British PM Johnson cancels Luxembourg news conference amid anti-Brexit protests British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg on Monday, after both sides disputed ho...
02:42 2019-09-17

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests: sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in ...
11:14 2019-08-21

Puerto Rico officials seek to search governor's phone amid protests, scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday were executing search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his top associates amid a cor...
19:56 2019-07-23

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take ove...
21:28 2019-07-10

AT&T's telecoms chief is retiring amid industry upheaval As the telecom industry is going through a seismic shift, the head of AT&T Communications is stepping down. John Donovan set his retirement date ...
08:14 2019-08-27

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military counc...
22:56 2019-07-17

Peruvian president rejects call to cancel copper mining project permit amid protests Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra rejected the demand of a regional governor on Tuesday to cancel within 72 hours the construction permit for a copp...
21:42 2019-07-16

Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels Puerto Rico stop amid violent protests A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship reportedly skipped a scheduled stop in Puerto Rico Tuesday amid violent protests against the governor in ...
11:56 2019-07-17

Office provider The Executive Center pauses sale amid Hong Kong protests: source Office space provider The Executive Center (TEC) has paused its sale process over fears that its large Hong Kong exposure could weigh on its valuatio...
20:28 2019-09-09

SAP chief says German headquarters an advantage amid U.S.-China trade war German business software company SAP SE has an edge over its U.S. rivals because it faces potentially fewer restrictions on doing business with China...
05:42 2019-09-10

Ethiopia’s Army Chief Is Killed Amid Attempted Coup Gen. Seare Mekonnen was shot dead, state news media said on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy announced the authorities had foiled a coup...
11:28 2019-06-23

Schalke chief Tönnies to temporarily step down amid racism row Clemens Tönnies, head of Schalke's supervisory board, will temporarily step down after he was found to have broken anti-discrimination rules. But a c...
20:00 2019-08-07

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread ange...
08:56 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different ...
18:56 2019-08-14

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warn...
14:38 2019-05-21

Congress Tripura Chief Threatens To Resign Amid Differences Within Party Kirit Pradyot Deb Barman, the president of the Congress's Tripura unit, has threatened to resign over his petition in the Supreme Court in which he h...
07:56 2019-09-18

Hawaii telescope operators abandon millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuate employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to th...
17:00 2019-07-18

U.S. congressional panel to probe court secrecy A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee will hear testimony this month about a lack of transparency in the federal courts, with a focus on judge...
05:14 2019-09-10

A US priest, a Philippine village, and decades of secrecy The arrest of a Catholic priest has deeply shaken the Philippine village where he lived and revealed how allegations of sex crimes by priests are sti...
08:28 2019-09-09

Jaguar's Former Design Chief Ian Callum Launches New Design Firm Jaguar's former design chief Ian Callum announced his retirement last month at the British manufacturer after two decades, and has now opened stepped...
08:42 2019-07-18

Ex-Jaguar design chief Ian Callum launches design firm Ian Callum left Jaguar after 20 years as its design chief New independent company will be based in Warwick and undertake a diverse range of commiss...
10:42 2019-07-17

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epste...
21:14 2019-07-09

Puerto Rico governor's chief of staff quits amid scandal probe The chief of staff for Puerto Rico's governor resigned on Tuesday as prosecutors investigated a scandal in his administration that has sparked 11 day...
05:56 2019-07-24

Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim PHOENIX (AP) — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered to discuss a vid...
14:28 2019-06-19

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscor...
19:42 2019-06-27

Ocasio-Cortez's Indian-American Chief of Staff To Quit Amid Controversies Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff is leaving her office, a departure that comes weeks after his public statements added tinder to an alr...
07:56 2019-08-04

NYPD union chief slams politicians amid cop suicides: ‘We’re under siege from all directions’ The head of the NYPD union, in response to a spate of cop suicides, called on politicians Thursday to “end the demonization and anti-cop rhetoric” as...
17:42 2019-08-16

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional gove...
09:00 2019-06-24

The mother and baby homes were shrouded in secrecy for decades The day after Michael O'Flaherty was born, his mother tried to see him. But, she told him, she was stopped by a nun who told her, "Go mind your own b...
13:42 2019-09-08

Upcoming MTA capital plan remains shrouded in secrecy The cash-strapped MTA’s capital plan must be approved by its board in three weeks — but some board members are still yet to see it. “I don’t see why ...
05:42 2019-09-10

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former c...
17:28 2019-05-21

Report: Schumacher treated in secrecy in Paris hospital A Paris newspaper says seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is being treated with stem-cell therapy in one of the French capital's...
13:42 2019-09-10

Judge questions secrecy in Chemours lawsuit against DuPont WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is chastising attorneys over secrecy related to a dispute between chemical manufacturer Chemours and DuPont ...
19:14 2019-05-23

Facebook crypto chief defends Libra project amid claims the company has too much power The need to reiterate these points after only two weeks suggests Facebook will have an uphill battle getting people to trust the company with their f...
19:28 2019-07-03

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attra...
07:14 2019-06-29

John Ratcliffe: Trump's intelligence chief pick withdraws amid qualification doubts The Texas congressman is a known Trump ally who questioned former special counsel Robert Mueller during testimony last weekDonald Trump’s pick for na...
06:28 2019-08-03

South Korea holds emergency national security meeting amid new North Korea launches South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two u...
13:42 2019-08-16

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be viola...
11:14 2019-07-11

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday ...
18:28 2019-05-23

Watch live: Fed chief Jerome Powell appears in Senate amid hints of interest rate cut One day after he signaled the Federal Reserve will consider an interest rate cut at its policy meeting this month, Chairman Jerome Powell will answer...
16:14 2019-07-11

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionair...
04:00 2019-07-10

Ex-defense chief Jim Mattis joins General Dynamics amid rising scrutiny of DC ties to business Jim Mattis, the retired Marine general who served as President Trump's first defense secretary, is joining the board of contractor General Dynamics j...
02:00 2019-08-09

Swiss court upholds WhatsApp secrecy in case of fired employee A Swiss company must pay a worker it fired over WhatsApp messages in which she criticised her boss, a Swiss court has ruled, saying the firm violated...
12:01 2019-07-02

Multi-millionaire businessman who paid off sex accusers wins secrecy order A multi-millionaire businessman has been allowed to remain anonymous after he faced sexual harassment and assault allegations in an employment case, ...
19:56 2019-07-06

Top Court Orders Aadhaar-Like Secrecy For Citizens List, Firm On Deadline The Supreme Court today rejected any extension to the August 31 deadline for the publication of the final National Register of Citizens list, and ord...
20:00 2019-08-13

Expansion of Secrecy Law for Intelligence Operatives Alarms Free Press Advocates The C.I.A. wants the law to protect the identities of more covert officers and informants, citing its defunct torture program and groups like WikiLea...
02:56 2019-07-11

Canadian man accused of spying for China tangled in prolonged secrecy disputes It has been more than five years since Qing "Quentin" Huang was arrested in Burlington, Ont., following an RCMP-led investigation called Project Seas...
16:56 2019-06-28

Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test A judge ruled that Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records even as the White House told a former top Trump aide not to show up a...
15:42 2019-05-21

Chinese troops cross Hong Kong border in 'routine rotation' amid fears army will intervene in protests China today released images of troops crossing into Hong Kong for a "routine rotation" amid fears that the army will intervene in the ongoing pro-dem...
14:28 2019-08-29

For decades, Ireland's mother and baby homes were shrouded in secrecy. Some say the veil still hasn't lifted The day after Michael O'Flaherty was born, his mother tried to see him. But, she told him, she was stopped by a nun who told her, "Go mind your own b...
05:00 2019-09-08

Hong Kong protests gear up for a 13th weekend of protests Thousands of Hong Kongers took to the streets Saturday for a series of wildcat protests as police locked down and barricaded major streets around the...
11:14 2019-08-31

Trump Names Counterterrorism Chief As Acting National Intelligence Chief President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Centre, will become the acting direct...
06:00 2019-08-09

U.S. transportation chief asks new FAA chief to review agency U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Monday she has asked the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to assess the agency...
20:56 2019-08-12

Is It an Impeachment Inquiry or Not? Democrats Can’t Seem to Agree As they navigate the tricky politics and complex legal terrain of impeachment, Democrats are sending mixed messages about their inquiry into Presiden...
02:28 2019-09-12

RIP Impeachment Inquiry, We Hardly Knew Thee There was a brief, shining moment amid the bedlam in Congress last night during which Rep. Al Green promised to file articles of impeachment against ...
08:00 2019-07-18

Support for Impeachment Inquiry Grows in the House The trickle of Democrats backing an impeachment inquiry is threatening to turn into a flood, but there are few signs the rising tide will sway House ...
17:14 2019-08-01

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff face an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, which is viewed as a "necessary evil" by some workers in parliament, an independen...
15:42 2019-07-11

Muslims in New Zealand Say They Have Been Sidelined in Christchurch Inquiry Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said an inquiry into the massacre would make a priority of consulting with Muslims. But so far, they say they have been...
08:56 2019-08-30

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussion...
14:42 2019-05-21

Prisoners in China are still being used as organ donors, says inquiry Transplant organs are still being sourced from executed prisoners in China, according to an inquiry set up by a campaign group to investigate the iss...
13:28 2019-06-18

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable fou...
01:42 2019-07-13

Inquiry after MP brands Tory colleague 'disgrace' An investigation is to be launched into messages sent to a female Conservative MP by a colleague branding her a "disgrace" and telling her to leave t...
11:14 2019-06-21

Villagers say gas well application is 'a joke', as inquiry opens Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingVillagers have accused Britain’s richest man of making “a jo...
20:00 2019-06-11

Russia's Putin orders inquiry into accident with submarine Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered an inquiry into an accident with a submarine, he told a meeting with his defense minister Sergei Shoigu ...
20:28 2019-07-02

Ban all watches from school exams, cheating inquiry recommends Commission says invigilators cannot tell which devices are connected to internetAll watches should be banned from exam halls as more devices become c...
17:42 2019-09-10

Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers Investigation into possible anti-competitive behaviour is likely to spark US angerThe European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon,...
16:14 2019-07-17

Max Verstappen wins Austrian GP after three-hour inquiry into overtake • Red Bull driver’s pass on Leclerc allowed to stand• Bottas third, Vettel fourth, Hamilton fifthMax Verstappen has kept his Austrian Grand Prix vict...
21:00 2019-06-30

Sylvia Hatchell Is Out at U.N.C. After Inquiry Supports Team’s Complaints The University of North Carolina’s investigation found the 67-year-old women’s basketball coach had made racially insensitive remarks and pressed inj...
15:14 2019-05-21

With Senate Inquiry Looming, Facebook Scrambles to Look Busy “There’s been a general feeling from the platform companies of kind of playing rope-a-dope with the Congress,” Senator Ed Markey told a small audienc...
12:14 2019-09-18

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s sit...
16:28 2019-07-17

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdow...
13:28 2019-06-07

U.S. Begins Inquiry Into French Digital Services Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology companies particularly, by targetin...
00:42 2019-07-11

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some la...
05:56 2019-05-24

Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic...
02:14 2019-09-18

Court Stays JNU Inquiry Against Teachers For Participating In Protest The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the inquiry initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against its 45 faculty members for allegedly part...
20:56 2019-08-14

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, follo...
01:14 2019-07-17

Kenyans who claim UK drove them from their land seek UN inquiry More than 115,000 people allege they were forcibly removed by colonial-era armyThousands of Kenyans who say they were driven from their homes and abu...
11:14 2019-09-12

Hulkenberg: 0.5s tow reason for Monza scenes, FIA continues inquiry Renault's Nico Hulkenberg believes a 0.5s tow boost was to blame for Formula 1's qualifying shamble at Monza, as the FIA begins to summon drivers as ...
05:28 2019-09-08

Mueller says he did not exonerate Trump as Republicans assail inquiry Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday in his long-awaited U.S. congressional testimony he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstru...
22:28 2019-07-24

Most House impeachment inquiry backers are Pelosi's investigators Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a ready-made reply when pressed on impeaching President Donald Trump: Democrats have tasked six powerful committees with inv...
20:14 2019-06-27

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some...
23:00 2019-06-11

Joseph Mifsud, Key to Russia Inquiry, Gets Moment in the Spotlight He told the Trump campaign that Russia had dirt on Hillary Clinton. But Republicans suggested he might have been working for Western intelligence age...
05:00 2019-07-25

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" against the c...
16:28 2019-06-04

Was That Ralph Northam in Blackface? An Inquiry Ends Without Answers An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in t...
02:56 2019-05-23

Patriots LB Roberts seeks inquiry for police harassment New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts, who says he was harassed by police in the driveway of his Fort Bend County home in Texas during a tr...
21:14 2019-07-12

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politic...
09:00 2019-07-15

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference ...
23:42 2019-05-24

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegatio...
07:42 2019-06-29

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump...
15:14 2019-08-01

‘Genocide’ Was Committed Against Canada’s Indigenous Women, an Inquiry Found The disappearance of indigenous women and girls in Canada was determined to be genocide by a three-year national inquiry, the findings of which were ...
07:56 2019-06-04

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered...
18:28 2019-06-03

Harry Reid: House should start Trump impeachment inquiry Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in a turnaround, now says the House should begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.In an i...
00:42 2019-06-05

Witness in Mueller Inquiry Is Arrested on Child Pornography Charges The witness, George Nader, acted as an informal adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader and helped steer White House policy on behalf of...
00:42 2019-06-04

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed ...
03:42 2019-06-06

Christchurch shootings: 'real issues' not being heard by inquiry, critics say Survivors not consulted and reporters shut out of royal commission hearings into March attack that killed 51 peopleConcern is growing that New Zealan...
04:00 2019-08-08

Melco Resorts to cooperate with Australian inquiry into Crown stake Melco Resorts & Entertainment said on Friday it will cooperate with an Australian gaming regulator's inquiry into its $1.2 billion stake purchase in ...
04:56 2019-08-09

Death of Tricky's daughter: 'Sudden untoward incident' inquiry A "sudden untoward incident" inquiry is being carried out by a mental health trust following the death of the daughter of musician Tricky, a coroner ...
20:28 2019-09-09

Foreign Office orders inquiry into leak of cables on Trump British ambassador described Trump’s White House as ‘inept’ in internal memosWhat the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpThe Foreign Offi...
22:42 2019-07-07

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation i...
13:28 2019-05-23

Former Pa. scoutmaster, citizen of the year focus of inquiry into decades of sex abuse Chambersburg, Pa., business leader, ex-scoutmaster C.Q. Smith was the focus of a grand jury inquiry into sex abuse.       &...
01:14 2019-08-29

UPDATE 3-Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, follo...
02:00 2019-07-17

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeach...
02:28 2019-07-17

Facebook Antitrust Inquiry Shows Big Tech’s Freewheeling Era Is Past Two settlements and a new antitrust investigation highlighted a new reality for tech giants: Scrutiny from regulators and lawmakers has become a cons...
04:42 2019-07-25

No. 4 House Democrat backs opening Trump impeachment inquiry Rep. Ben Ray Luján, the No. 4 House Democrat, announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump on Monday. Lu...
21:14 2019-08-19

Senator calls for inquiry into CPSC over home elevator accidents “In light of the Washington Post story, it’s time for an independent investigation of the commission’s repeated failure to do anything about this kno...
18:28 2019-07-23

After Budapest Boat Accident, Fading Hope and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A cri...
20:28 2019-05-30

Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry Former South African president claims he was treated unfairly during cross-examination The former South African president Jacob Zuma has refused to t...
19:01 2019-07-19

South Africa's Zuma will not participate further in corruption inquiry: lawyer A lawyer for former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Friday that Zuma would not take part in the inquiry further becau...
11:28 2019-07-19

Bury MP and fans groups call for inquiry into CVA and football regulation • FSA and James Frith raise questions with insolvency bodies• EFL says expulsion unlikely to be reversed despite late offersThe Bury North MP, James ...
04:00 2019-08-29

South Africa's Zuma due back at corruption inquiry after adjournment Former South African president Jacob Zuma was due back at a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday, after his lawyers requested an adjournmen...
11:28 2019-07-19

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citi...
17:56 2019-06-08

Paris Saint-Germain president faces corruption inquiry Nasser al-Khelaifi suspected of paying $3.5m to IAAF chief to help Qatar land world eventThe president of Paris Saint-Germain football club, Nasser a...
15:42 2019-05-23

More than half of House Democrats on board with Trump impeachment inquiry A majority of House Democrats now supports launching an impeachment inquiry for President Trump, according to a Fox News tally -- the latest sign tha...
21:14 2019-08-02

China sent official inquiry to FedEx regarding parcels delivery -Xinhua Chinese authorities sent an official inquiry to FedEx Corp over parcels that were delivered incorrectly, China's official Xinhua news agency reported...
12:28 2019-06-14

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a ...
14:42 2019-06-07

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician du...
04:14 2019-07-12

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demo...
12:00 2019-07-21

PM ‘must launch urgent inquiry into Dominic Cummings’s reign of terror’ Ex-civil service chiefs join critics of Boris Johnson’s aide as protests against ‘coup’ spread across BritainSenior politicians, a former cabinet sec...
03:42 2019-09-01

Sri Lanka leader opposed to police attending attacks inquiry Sri Lanka police say President Maithripala Sirisena is opposed to have them testify before a parliamentary inquiry into intelligence failures that pr...
10:56 2019-06-08

Brazilian Police Recommend Not Charging Neymar in Rape Inquiry The police recommended closing the case, which began with a rape accusation by a Brazilian model, but prosecutors will have the final say on whether ...
02:56 2019-08-01

Qatar agrees to inquiry into death of Briton at World Cup stadium Family of Zac Cox say a British judge will look for lessons to be learned from death in 2017The Qatari organisation in charge of staging the 2022 Wor...
15:42 2019-07-18

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit ...
17:14 2019-05-21

Ayanna Pressley to Introduce Impeachment Inquiry of Brett Kavanaugh Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley plans on introducing a House resolution Tuesday calling for an impeachment inquiry of Supreme Court Justi...
17:56 2019-09-17

Ocasio-Cortez says it is time to open impeachment inquiry against Trump U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start aga...
05:28 2019-05-22

Ayanna Pressley Will Officially Call for a Kavanaugh Impeachment Inquiry Politicians have been calling for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh since the New York Times reported on new sexual a...
12:14 2019-09-17

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's fu...
03:14 2019-05-22

At G-20, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin After End of Mueller Inquiry President Trump’s advisers hope to use the session to pivot the relationship toward arms control, a paradoxical priority given the administration’s r...
19:28 2019-06-27

Brazil Senate inquiry into Vale dam accident recommends 14 indictments A Brazilian Senate inquiry into the collapse of a Vale dam that killed nearly 250 people will recommend indictments of 14 people, including Vale exe...
03:56 2019-07-02

Khashoggi Killing Inquiry Should Look Into Saudi Prince’s Role, U.N. Expert Says A U.N. expert said that the death was “an extrajudicial killing” by the Saudi state, and that Prince Mohammed bin Salman was at least aware of the op...
15:42 2019-06-19

South African corruption inquiry adjourned to try to convince Zuma to testify further South Africa's deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo adjourned a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday to try to find a way to persuade former ...
13:01 2019-07-19

Nuclear energy inquiry: is Angus Taylor's move logical or just for the backbench? Minister says the debate is different this time around, but critics say it’s best left to experts rather than ‘energy illiterate MPs’Political argume...
09:42 2019-08-11

Sebastian Vettel calls for inquiry into Canadian Grand Prix incident • ‘I have reason not to be happy,’ says German• Ferrari faces review of Montreal decisionFerrari’s Sebastian Vettel has said he remains dissatisfied ...
21:00 2019-06-20

‘Glad This Is Finally Over.’ Donald Trump Jr. Speaks Out After Senate Panel Inquiry (WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, said he is “glad this is finally over” after speaking to the Sen...
20:42 2019-06-12

Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made ...
02:42 2019-08-05

South Africa: Zuma agrees to cooperate with inquiry after threatening to withdraw Jacob Zuma's lawyers have agreed that he will respond in writing to an inquiry commission’s questions into the 'state capture' corruption scandal. Zu...
18:14 2019-07-19

Deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case extended by Senate committee The committee voted 8-4 in favour of extending the deadline to Aug. 1. But that doesn't make it a done deal -- it requires formal approval for the co...
02:56 2019-06-18

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election c...
04:00 2019-06-18

House progressive caucus urges members to back impeachment inquiry Leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Tuesday began urging their members as a whole to formally back an impeachment investigation into P...
00:56 2019-09-11

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. Officers in Russia Inquiry Review The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on...
02:28 2019-06-13

Scientists renew calls for inquiry into Murray-Darling Basin plan Experts warn ‘we are wasting a huge amount of money’ with no guarantee more water is reaching the environmentThere are renewed calls for an independe...
04:56 2019-07-09

Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former pres...
00:14 2019-06-11

Fourth-ranking House Democrat backs Trump impeachment inquiry Assistant House speaker Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, saying his preside...
10:56 2019-08-20

Inside Jerry Nadler's private push to open up impeachment inquiry At a frank meeting this week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler again lobbied to win Speaker Nancy Pelosi's support for an impeachment inquiry in...
16:14 2019-06-07

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the progra...
17:28 2019-06-07

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of th...
03:14 2019-06-12

F1: Verstappen's win stands after Austrian Grand Prix stewards inquiry – as it happened Max Verstappen had a long wait to find out he had won the Austrian Grand Prix following a stewards’ inquiryVerstappen wins Austrian GP following thre...
21:00 2019-06-30

Epstein Suicide Inquiry Grows: Roughly 15 Jail Workers Are Subpoenaed Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide at a Manhattan jail has led to reassignments for top prison officials, and now federal grand jury subpoenas for jail employ...
12:28 2019-08-23

Senate inquiry into Great Barrier Reef seen as bid to discredit Queensland laws Greens and conservationists warn it will be used by the Liberal National party to attack state Labor environment rulesThe Senate has approved a Liber...
13:28 2019-09-17

Mexico's president seeks inquiry into botched investigation of 43 missing students López Obrador makes announcement following release of alleged leader of local drug gang believed to have killed the studentsMexico’s president has pr...
20:28 2019-09-04

Senate inquiry: U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect athletes from sex abuse A new congressional report Tuesday laid blame on the United States Olympic Committee and Federal Bureau of Investigation for years of sexual assaults...
17:42 2019-07-31

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Mursi's death Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, who died suddenly age...
00:14 2019-06-18

South Africa’s Zuma threatens ANC enemies after graft inquiry adjourns Former South African president Jacob Zuma threatened enemies in his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party on Friday, after securing a concessi...
18:14 2019-07-19

Nearly half of House Democrats now back Trump impeachment inquiry – live 113 Democrats and one Republican back impeachment inquiryJoe Biden and Kamala Harris brace for tonight’s debateSign up for the US briefing and get a ...
22:28 2019-07-31

Impeachment Inquiry of Trump Intensifies as Judiciary Panel Adopts New Procedures The House Judiciary Committee set rules to explore possible impeachment of President Trump, hoping to show courts and impatient Democrats that it is ...
18:56 2019-09-12

Top-ranking House Democrat favors Trump impeachment inquiry – live Representative Ben Ray Luján, the assistant House speaker, endorses opening an impeachment inquiry, Politico reportsSign up to the US briefing and ge...
20:28 2019-08-19

Trump to intelligence: ‘fully cooperate’ with inquiry into Mueller report origins President steps up effort to ‘investigate the investigators’ amid growing Democratic calls for impeachmentDonald Trump is directing the US intelligen...
03:42 2019-05-24

Mueller suggests ongoing counterintelligence investigations stem from his special counsel inquiry Robert Mueller hinted at the existence of an ongoing FBI counterintelligence investigations stemming from his inquiry into Russian election interfere...
04:56 2019-07-25

Senior House Democrat says support lacking for formal Trump impeachment inquiry The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquir...
03:42 2019-06-06

More Than Half the Nation's State Attorneys General Could Sign on to Antitrust Inquiry Against Google The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that “more than half of the nation’s state attorneys general” have signed on to and are preparing an antitrus...
09:42 2019-09-04

Canadian government inquiry: Indigenous women have been victims of ‘race-based genocide’ The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because t...
18:14 2019-06-03

Pelosi says Dems will 'legislate, investigate and litigate' as more members back impeachment inquiry With a majority of her caucus now supporting impeachment, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., vowed Friday that the president would be "held accoun...
05:42 2019-08-03

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organiz...
10:42 2019-06-03

Centre Orders Inquiry In Recent Fire Incidents In MTNL, BSNL Buildings The government on Tuesday ordered a high-level inquiry into the fire incidents in MTNL and BSNL buildings in Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata, and asked the...
22:28 2019-07-23

Tipping point? Nearly half of House Democrats support Trump impeachment inquiry Nearly half of House Democrats are now on board with an impeachment inquiry, in a sign that Robert Mueller's faltering testimony last week did little...
20:14 2019-07-31

CO2 leaks, phone chargers and lots more: Boat-blaze inquiry looks at multiple potential causes It’s a painstaking wait for dozens of mourners convalescing in Santa Barbara. They’re waiting for the loved ones to be officially identified and pron...
04:00 2019-09-06

‘Squad’ member Pressley pushing Kavanaugh impeachment inquiry, despite allegation concerns Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., one of the four freshman congresswomen known collectively as the “Squad,” is planning Tuesday to introduce a resolutio...
16:42 2019-09-17

Barr vows Epstein inquiry will continue as new questions about jail conditions emerge Barr under pressure to explain apparent lapses in protocolOne of two people guarding Epstein the night he died wasn’t a correctional officerWilliam B...
06:28 2019-08-13

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilatera...
08:42 2019-05-24

Police Negligence, Doctors' Lapses Killed Tabrez Ansari, Finds Inquiry Tabrez Ansari was thrashed and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" by a mob that accused him of stealing a motorcycle. He was beaten for hours before fall...
12:56 2019-07-12

Proposed Bill Wants Tech Companies To Pay Out the Nose if DOJ Inquiry Uncovers Antitrust Violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal proposed antitrust legislation Friday that, if passed, could give the Justice Department’s recentl...
23:42 2019-08-03

Defiant at inquiry, South Africa's Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that enemies had plotted to bring him down, and he had never broken the...
17:00 2019-07-15

Suit filed against de Blasio seeks ‘judicial inquiry’ into Eric Garner’s death Eric Garner’s mother and sister filed suit Tuesday to force a “judicial inquiry” into claims that Mayor Bill de Blasio and other officials violated a...
09:42 2019-08-28

Google targeted in antitrust inquiry by attorneys general in 48 states, DC and Puerto Rico An investigation involving 50 attorneys general will look into Google's dominance in online advertising and search traffic for anti-competitive ...
00:28 2019-09-10

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to t...
07:56 2019-05-29

Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, ...
00:14 2019-07-18

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him t...
19:28 2019-07-16

Paris prosecutor opens child rape inquiry linked to Epstein case Investigation to focus on potential crimes against citizens in France and abroadThe chief Paris prosecutor has announced that he is opening an invest...
13:14 2019-08-24

'Crackpot stuff': Coalition MPs' call for nuclear power inquiry rejected by Greens Sarah Hanson-Young says the Nationals who have raised nuclear energy are ‘lunatic cowboys’The Greens have labelled Coalition MPs pushing for an inqui...
20:28 2019-06-04

Zuma tells South Africa corruption inquiry he is victim of foreign plot Former president faces allegations he presided over vast corruption networkSouth Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has told a judicial inquiry int...
20:14 2019-07-15

‘A witch hunt’: Critics question intentions of Kenney’s anti-oil sands inquiry Political commentator Sandy Garossino is skeptical of the inquiry's intentions. "This is all about discrediting opponents of the pipeline," she said....
04:56 2019-07-06

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the C...
00:28 2019-06-12

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July h...
16:28 2019-07-04

GOP lawmaker 'double dog dares' House Democrats to pursue Trump impeachment inquiry A House Republican issued a "double dog dare" to Democrats on the Judiciary Committee Thursday, challenging them to call a vote on the impeachment of...
20:56 2019-09-12

'Neural revolution': Royal Society calls for inquiry into new wave of brain implants Scientists think devices could allow people to communicate telepathically or the paralysed to walk in the next decades Society must prepare for a tec...
07:42 2019-09-10

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN c...
10:14 2019-08-01

Bernie Sanders: 'It may well be time for an impeachment inquiry to begin' if Trump continues on current path Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is seemingly embracing the idea of impeaching President Trump, saying it "may well be time" for an inq...
05:00 2019-05-23

School reopens inquiry into teens giving Nazi salute as new clips emerge, reports say Videos appear to show students marching with German flag and wrapping themselves in Confederate flagSchool officials in southern California are repor...
11:14 2019-08-22

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members a...
11:28 2019-06-22

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, according to an analysis by The Washington Post Amid growing support for impeachment, House Speaker Pelosi said the president “will be held accountable” but stopped short of endorsing formal procee...
04:00 2019-08-04

Conservative MPs call for inquiry as veterans, families seek acknowledgement in malaria drug lawsuit Mefloquine is an anti-malarial drug used by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) since 1992 in deployments including Somalia, Congo, Rwanda and Afghanista...
11:56 2019-06-20

Dem leader Hoyer flip-flops on whether 'impeachment inquiry' is ongoing, contradicting Nadler's claims Contradicting his colleagues, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., declared Wednesday that Congress is not engaged in any kind of "impeachment i...
08:00 2019-09-12

'It is not a witch-hunt': Mueller defends Trump-Russia inquiry findings – video highlights The former US special counsel Robert Mueller insisted on Wednesday that Donald Trump was not exonerated by his report into Russian interference in th...
01:42 2019-07-25

Nearly half of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, amplified by calls from presidential candidates The push to oust Trump was also accelerated by Mueller’s testimony confirming that the president could be charged with obstruction of justice after h...
07:56 2019-08-02

Deadly motorcycle crash hits courts: Lawmakers suspend inquiry into motor vehicle agency The June 21 crash that killed seven in has already led to the suspension of over 1,600 licenses. It could soon have more legal ramifications as well....
23:00 2019-07-22

Pelosi's deputy backs Trump impeachment inquiry, cites 'grave national security concerns' Assistant Speaker of the House Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., became the highest ranking Democrat in the House to support moving forward with impeachment pro...
23:42 2019-08-19

Reading scaffolding collapse: Union demands inquiry after three people injured in demolition site incident Britain's biggest trade union has demanded health and safety inspectors launch an urgent inquiry into a scaffolding collapse that left three people i...
05:42 2019-08-02

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesse...
02:28 2019-06-08

British Government Apologizes For Diplomatic Memos Labeling Trump Administration ‘Inept,’ Begins Inquiry Into Leak (LONDON) — The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain’s ambassador in Washingto...
19:14 2019-07-08

Congressional Democrats plan to launch inquiry into Trump’s alleged role in scheme to silence affair accusations The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to hold hearings on payments made in 2016 to two women who claimed they had affairs with Trump years earli...
05:42 2019-09-03

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women ...
05:56 2019-06-02

Syria says it does not want to fight with Turkey Syria does not want to see fighting with Turkey, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Turkey said one of its posts in Syria's Idlib region was...
10:00 2019-06-18

Germany's Syria conundrum What is Germany willing to do to stabilize Syria? Will it prolong its anti-IS mandate? How does its large Syrian community affect matters? Ahead of t...
17:42 2019-09-03

Dallas man charged with joining IS in Syria A federal judge indicted a Texas man Thursday for traveling to Syria to aid the terrorist organization Islamic State, the Department of Justice said....
06:56 2019-08-02

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released if Tehran guaranteed that...
20:00 2019-07-13

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the governme...
00:28 2019-08-08

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the vill...
01:28 2019-07-08

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on ...
06:00 2019-06-28

What ‘Victory’ Looks Like: A Journey Through Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of...
22:00 2019-08-20

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rig...
06:56 2019-06-02

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Id...
03:14 2019-05-22

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
18:56 2019-05-22

U.S. says Iranian oil tanker headed toward Syria Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon's waters, but t...
04:28 2019-08-31

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government ai...
08:42 2019-06-01

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged population...
19:56 2019-05-21

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Fri...
01:14 2019-07-13

UN official says over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the 8-year conflict, with the government m...
20:28 2019-08-07

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGah...
15:00 2019-05-21

'Urgent' inquiry launched into power cut that plunged 1,000,000 into darkness and sparked mass transport chaos An "urgent" Government investigation is to be launched into the UK's major power cut that affected almost one million people and sparked transport ch...
05:42 2019-08-12

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria neede...
10:14 2019-07-17

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opp...
13:14 2019-07-22

US Strikes Terrorists In Syria, Officials Say 40 Killed US forces attacked jihadist leaders in Syria Saturday, the Pentagon said, in what a battlefield monitor called a missile strike that left at least 40...
20:28 2019-08-31

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes in Syria The Israeli military said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with a series ...
10:28 2019-08-25

A Journey to Explore What ‘Victory’ Looks Like in a Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of...
16:56 2019-08-20

UN says deal reached on committee for new Syria constitution United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says a long-sought agreement has been reached on the composition of a committee to draft a new cons...
21:00 2019-09-18

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrori...
23:28 2019-06-10

U.S. will act if Iranian tanker tries to deliver oil to Syria: Pompeo The United States will take every action it can to prevent an Iranian tanker sailing in the Mediterranean from delivering oil to Syria in contraventi...
02:00 2019-08-21

West must be in 'driver's seat' for Syria reconstruction: HRW Western donors must ensure that humanitarian aid and any future reconstruction assistance in Syria do not fuel repression or benefit "cronies" of Pre...
11:14 2019-06-28

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian ...
16:42 2019-06-13

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the...
16:28 2019-07-13

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe...
16:14 2019-05-21

Turkey says has not agreed with U.S. on Syria safe zone New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey and the two countries have not agreed on removal of Kurdish militants from th...
14:14 2019-07-24

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and...
04:28 2019-06-28

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans...
15:14 2019-07-01

Air strikes kill 18 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 18 people, including seven children, in rebel-held Idlib region in northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory f...
01:42 2019-07-22

ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group...
00:56 2019-08-20

UN says war crimes may have been committed by US, Russian forces in Syria GENEVA – Airstrikes by US-led coalition forces in Syria have killed or wounded many civilians, indicating that required precautions were ignore...
22:00 2019-09-11

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said an air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced a...
03:14 2019-08-20

Top US and Russian diplomats discussed ways to end Syria war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Syria says top U.S. and Russian diplomats have discussed the step-by-step implementation of a 2012 roadmap t...
22:14 2019-05-29

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart...
21:00 2019-07-13

Greece says will not help Iranian tanker to reach Syria Greece will not facilitate an Iranian tanker sailing in the Mediterranean to deliver oil to Syria, the country's deputy foreign minister said on Wedn...
11:14 2019-08-21

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partne...
19:56 2019-05-21

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria and Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 former Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained...
10:42 2019-06-24

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria, which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been interce...
17:42 2019-07-04

Canadian released from Syria says 'I thought I was going to be there forever' A Canadian national who was detained by the Syrian government for months has been released and appeared at a press conference in Beirut on Friday. "I...
19:42 2019-08-09

Over 100,000 People Have Been Detained or Gone Missing in Syria, U.N. Estimates (UNITED NATIONS) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflic...
09:14 2019-08-08

US Syria envoy: President Trump was 'misunderstood' Conflict Zone confronts Donald Trump's envoy to Syria, James Jeffrey, on the president's decision to withdraw troops from the country. The move shock...
03:28 2019-09-19

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's ...
14:42 2019-06-02

Syria frees Canadian man held since last year Canadian Kristian Lee Baxter, detained while travelling in Syria last year, was freed on Friday, the second Westerner released by the Syrian governme...
16:28 2019-08-09

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian offspring of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first orga...
06:56 2019-06-24

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s oil ministry says five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order as a result of a sabotage att...
19:28 2019-06-23

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchd...
11:14 2019-08-07

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps acro...
20:56 2019-06-05

Turkey will pay higher price later if does not act in Syria: Erdogan Turkey will pay a higher price later if it does not do what is necessary in northern Syria today, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday after vowi...
12:42 2019-08-06

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ...
13:42 2019-08-10

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and c...
22:14 2019-06-03

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a...
17:56 2019-09-20

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night...
00:14 2019-07-04

Turkey's Erdogan says will discuss Syria with Trump at U.N. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations later this month to discuss mi...
21:14 2019-09-07

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained the supertanker Grace 1 suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of Europea...
10:28 2019-07-04

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies nee...
06:56 2019-07-07

U.N. to investigate attacks on U.N.-supported facilities in Syria The United Nations will investigate attacks on U.N.-supported facilities in northwest Syria, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Thursda...
17:42 2019-08-01

Iranian tanker seized by Gibraltar 'photographed off Syria' Adrian Darya 1, formerly the Grace 1, was only released on condition it did not discharge its load of 2.1m barrels of oil in SyriaThe Iranian oil tan...
15:14 2019-09-07

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Se...
01:42 2019-06-06

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered ...
15:56 2019-06-11

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction a...
12:00 2019-06-28

British-Iranian relations strained as oil tanker is seen off Syria Adrian Darya, previously called Grace 1, photographed near Russian navy facilityBritain is seeking to establish whether Iran has sold oil to Syria in...
04:56 2019-09-09

Supertanker suspected of transporting Iranian oil to Syria seized British Royal Marines detained an Iranian supertanker allegedly transporting oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions, escalating alread...
10:28 2019-07-05

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be...
02:28 2019-07-14

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal se...
13:14 2019-07-05

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions...
10:56 2019-07-22

Russia and Syria step up airstrikes against civilians in Idlib Dozens killed in attack on market but Assad ground forces stall in last rebel areasAt least 33 people were killed and more than 100 wounded by an air...
20:28 2019-07-22

Syria: Russia denies responsibility for deadly air strikes Russia's Defense Ministry dismissed activist reports that it had carried out the strikes in a rebel-held area of Idlib province. The United Nations c...
17:28 2019-07-22

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets...
04:42 2019-06-18

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in re...
08:56 2019-05-22

Syria: Idlib insurgents pull out of key rebel town Jihadists and allied rebels have withdrawn from the last major rebel-held bastion in Syria. Government troops have expanded their presence in the are...
01:42 2019-08-21

Putin says informed Trump about Russia's actions in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he had informed U.S. President Donald Trump about Russia's actions in Syria, adding that the two co...
11:00 2019-06-29

Syria: new Idlib clashes sow 'total panic' among civilians, UN says Senior official says government offensive would be ‘playing with fire’ after truce collapsesFresh fighting around Syria’s jihadi-controlled enclave o...
19:42 2019-08-08

Israel says it thwarts imminent Iranian attack from Syria The Israeli military says it has attacked targets near Damascus in what was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel,...
01:14 2019-08-25

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest...
23:00 2019-05-28

Syria insurgents recapture village from government forces BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rebels say opposition fighters have recaptured a village on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria. Na...
14:28 2019-05-22

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Car bomb kills three children in Syria's northeast: police A car bomb killed three children near a village post office on Wednesday in northeast Syria, controlled by Kurdish forces who warn they face jihadist...
16:00 2019-08-07

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says Israeli warplanes have attacked an area near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and woundin...
06:28 2019-07-01

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into ...
13:28 2019-06-18

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that...
21:56 2019-05-27

Israel says air strike in Syria sent "no immunity" message to Iran Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed ...
20:00 2019-08-25

Israel says air strike in Syria sent 'no immunity' message to Iran Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed ...
01:42 2019-08-26

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign ministe...
03:28 2019-05-29

U.S. and Russia spar over 'unsafe' spy plane intercept near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean ...
12:14 2019-06-05

Hospitals deliberately targeted in Syria's Idlib province Sky News has seen documents which suggest the deliberate targeting of hospitals in Syria - which can be used as evidence of an international war crim...
11:14 2019-08-30

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the re...
16:42 2019-07-01

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in ...
15:42 2019-08-08

Iranian Tanker Seen Near Syria ‘Unloaded Its Cargo,’ Tehran Says Western nations had tried to prevent the Adrian Darya 1 from delivering 2.1 million barrels of oil to President Bashar al-Assad’s government in Syria...
16:28 2019-09-09

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said they intercepted Thursday an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying...
20:56 2019-07-04

Missile from Syria-Israel clash lands in Cyprus Missile believed to be made in Russia crashes into mountain overnight, setting hills ablazeA missile has landed on the side of a mountain in Cyprus i...
14:00 2019-07-01

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian g...
09:01 2019-05-22

UN: Northwest Syria hostilities escalate, with barrel bombs The U.N. is calling on Syria’s warring parties to ensure the safety of civilians as clashes, shelling and airstrikes escalate in Idlib, western Alepp...
20:28 2019-08-28

Car blast, air strikes hit Syria's Idlib city: monitor A car bomb exploded in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib on Saturday, a war monitor and opposition news channel said, as air strikes hit its outski...
14:28 2019-08-24

U.S. Poised to Send 150 Troops to Patrol Northeastern Syria The new deployment is part of an expanding series of military and diplomatic steps the United States has taken to defuse tensions with Turkey, a NATO...
21:42 2019-09-12

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries con...
01:42 2019-05-28

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war mon...
21:14 2019-05-31

No air strikes in northwest Syria after ceasefire: monitor, rebel A ceasefire in northwest Syria reduced violence in the rebel bastion, a monitor said, with no air strikes on Friday after a three-month-long army off...
17:42 2019-08-02

U.N. to investigate attacks on humanitarian sites in northwest Syria The United Nations will investigate attacks on U.N.-supported facilities and other humanitarian sites in northwest Syria, Secretary-General Antonio ...
19:14 2019-08-01

2-month Idlib campaign nets little for Syria’s Assad 2 months of intensive airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies, coupled with a fierce ground assault on rebel-controlled Idlib...
09:42 2019-07-13

Turkey's Erdogan to Putin: We need a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin late on Thursday that a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented t...
10:42 2019-05-31

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the ...
07:00 2019-06-03

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous agg...
15:14 2019-07-02

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper...
17:14 2019-08-18

Iran Oil Tanker Blacklisted By US Off Lebanon, Syria Coasts The Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 blacklisted by the United States has been off the coast of Lebanon and Syria for the past 24 hours, maritime monito...
06:00 2019-09-03

Life after Syria: the migrants' tale – a photo essay More than 3.5 million Syrian refugees now live in Turkey as a result of a conflict that has raged since 2011. Many take to the seas off Turkey to mak...
12:14 2019-09-18

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President...
15:14 2019-05-21

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media sa...
10:56 2019-06-02

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the U.N. Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pederse...
16:42 2019-07-10

Northwest Syria battles rage after rebel counterattack Battles intensified in northwest Syria on Friday after insurgents mounted an attack to repel an army offensive that has pounded the country's last ma...
23:00 2019-06-07

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country’s south, saying they have...
04:56 2019-06-02

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last...
16:14 2019-05-23

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signa...
19:00 2019-05-31

Syria Says it Agrees to Cease-fire in Rebel Stronghold The decision came hours after U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres authorized an investigation into attacks on health facilities and schools in th...
22:28 2019-08-01

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after ...
07:00 2019-06-03

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged wit...
15:00 2019-05-21