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Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections

The military, known for its brutal ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people, is using defamation laws to solidify its authority ahead of parliamentary elections next year....

Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections

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'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did not have a unified strategy and lacked Security C...
00:14, 06/18/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
06:42, 05/07/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.        ...
07:42, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy in Myanmar....
19:28, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars, according to witnesses. ...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
07:56, 05/07/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
12:28, 05/07/2019

Free at Last: Joy and Applause as Reuters Reporters Are Released From Myanmar Prison Two Reuters reporters jailed for their coverage of the Myanmar military’s violence against Rohingya Muslims were released Tuesday after spending 511 days in prison, bringing a long-awaited close...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Factbox: Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behi...
14:42, 05/07/2019

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes and other atrocities as it engages in new military...
07:56, 05/29/2019

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses BANGKOK (AP) — The human rights group Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is c...
05:56, 05/29/2019

More than 500 days in prison: For journalists jailed in Myanmar, a long fight for freedom Convicted of breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when they were freed on Tuesday....
07:56, 05/07/2019

UN mission urges financial isolation of Myanmar’s military BANGKOK (AP) — An international fact-finding mission is urging that countries cut off all business with Myanmar’s military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights abuses...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Myanmar Military's Businesses Fund Campaign Against Rohingya, U.N. Says The Myanmar military’s sprawling corporate empire contributed to the expulsion campaign against the country’s ethnic-minority Rohingya and should be sanctioned, the United Nations said in a report....
19:14, 08/05/2019

UN urges worldwide withdrawal of support for Myanmar military World must ‘cut off money supply’ to commanders accused of war crimes and genocide against Rohingya, say investigatorsThe international community must cut off all support to Myanmar’s military as part...
17:42, 05/14/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thurs...
01:14, 07/19/2019

Myanmar Filmmaker Charged Over Facebook Posts About Military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial despite concern over his health and an outcry from....
14:56, 07/18/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders over Rohingya abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Mus...
14:28, 07/17/2019

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announced sanctions on the Myanmar military’s commander-i...
04:14, 07/17/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya......
14:28, 07/17/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military commander over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders over extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, barring them f...
00:14, 07/17/2019

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journalists who exposed their crimes, Reuters reports. Sev...
09:00, 05/27/2019

U.N. investigators urge nations to snap financial ties with Myanmar military The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar's armed forces, a U.N. fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Ro...
10:42, 05/14/2019

Myanmar lawmakers debate proposals to curb military political power Myanmar’s parliament on Tuesday began debating amendments to the constitution aimed at reducing the military’s role in politics, amid objections from army lawmakers....
14:56, 07/30/2019

North Korea, China and Russia arm Myanmar’s military despite genocide accusations, U.N. says The most extensive study on the military’s financing to date also found that dozens of Myanmar companies donated more than $10 million to the military....
16:56, 08/05/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
08:14, 07/17/2019

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a holding company controlled by the Myanmar armed forc...
22:14, 05/14/2019

Myanmar: Conflict resolution at ‘total standstill’, military commanders must answer for crimes against humanity Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (F...
22:56, 05/14/2019

Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human rights with impunity” according to a rep...
22:00, 08/05/2019

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts to the kind of repression carried out under previ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Myanmar troops kill 6, detain scores in Rakhine over suspected rebel links: military spokesman Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the troubled western state of Rakhine on Thursday, after soldiers and police detained hundreds of people at a school, a military spokesman said...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Myanmar troops kill six, detain scores in Rakhine over suspected rebel links: military spokesman Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the troubled western state of Rakhine on Thursday, after soldiers and police detained hundreds of people at a school, a military spokesman said...
15:28, 05/02/2019

Dismissing criticism, Trump presides over July 4th holiday with military show U.S. President Donald Trump will preside over July Fourth Independence Day celebrations on Thursday with a speech about patriotism and a show of military might that critics say is politicizing an imp...
13:42, 07/04/2019

Myanmar military target civilians in deadly helicopter attack, UN rights office issues war crimes warning Intensifying clashes between the Myanmar military and armed separatists that reportedly involved a deadly helicopter bombing raid on civilians earlier this week in Rakhine state, have been condemned b...
18:14, 04/28/2019

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold e...
11:42, 06/04/2019

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
11:28, 06/04/2019

Far-right leaders rally in Bulgaria ahead of EU elections SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Far-right party leaders have accused the European Union of promoting migration policies that aim to destroy the values of EU member nations. Marine Le Pen, leader of France̵...
03:28, 05/04/2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
11:00, 05/22/2019

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailing "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics....
22:28, 06/14/2019

Boris Johnson faces criticism on Brexit ahead of key meetings with French, Germany The prime minister’s office said Monday that the right of EU citizens to work in the U.K. without restrictions would end on Nov. 1 if Britain leaves the bloc without a Brexit deal....
23:15, 08/19/2019

Ahead of Greek Elections, Political Parties Proliferate Greek voters won’t want for choice in Sunday’s elections. More than 100 political parties have been founded in Greece since the fiscal crisis in 2009, including one led by a TV host who sells baldness...
16:42, 07/05/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe protests ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the rise of the far-right, protesters hoped to motivate ot...
13:56, 05/19/2019

U.K. Conservatives Steer Clear of Brexit Ahead of Elections With Brexit delayed possibly until the end of October, the European Parliament election, which follows local-council votes the Conservatives are expected to lose, has become a symbol for many traditio...
12:42, 05/01/2019

Change UK spends most on Facebook adverts ahead of EU elections Change UK's failure in the European elections was not only embarrassing, but also expensive, as the party spent over £200,000 on Facebook advertising in the lead-up to the vote, Sky News can reve...
19:28, 05/28/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe demonstrations ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the rise of the far-right, marchers hoped to motivate othe...
16:42, 05/19/2019

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the cap...
05:14, 06/04/2019

Sudan's military scraps deal with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for snap elections following deadly violence in the capita...
05:14, 06/04/2019

Man, released from prison after being deemed too old to be a threat, convicted in another killing The 77-year-old man served decades in prison for stabbing his wife and is now being convicted of an almost identical crime.        ...
03:42, 07/21/2019

Tiger Woods faces criticism ahead of Trump's Presidential Medal of Freedom honor Tiger Woods is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday less than a month after winning the Masters Tournament in dramatic fashion and capturing his fifth green jacket....
17:14, 05/06/2019

Joe Biden fires back at Booker, Harris with sharp criticism ahead of Democratic debate Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday previewed sharp new lines of attack on two of his Democratic 2020 rivals, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and California Sen. Kamala Harris, one week ahead of ...
07:42, 07/25/2019

Spain's Sanchez will go ahead with PM confirmation vote, risking new elections Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will on Tuesday set a date for a parliamentary vote on whether he can stay on in the role, a Socialist party source said, as talks to form a government with...
10:56, 06/26/2019

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections For months, the European Union’s leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have accused him of targeting minorities and opposition media...
15:14, 05/22/2019

Activists are battling propaganda and voter apathy ahead of 2019’s EU elections For better or for worse, tech will play a pivotal role in this year’s European elections, which promise to be a heated and fraught affair, and have the potential for the same kind of foreign influence...
16:42, 05/06/2019

Polish towns denounce LGBT people ahead of European elections SWIDNIK, Poland – Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War II when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland. Now 83, she sees another threat to her...
17:56, 05/21/2019

Troubling signs for House GOP as retirements mount ahead of 2020 elections Longtime Texas Rep. Kenny Marchant's announcement Monday that he will not seek another term in Congress brings to 11 the number of House Republicans who plan to retire or seek another office in 2020 –...
04:28, 08/06/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee: Russia targeted all 50 US states ahead of 2016 elections In a heavily redacted report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee today says Russians targeted election systems in all 50 US states ahead of the 2016 elections. This shows a much larger impac...
11:56, 07/26/2019

Justin Trudeau 'running out of time' to make up ground ahead of Canadian elections As one major national pollster recently put it, with just 18 weeks until Canadians cast their ballots in a hotly-contested parliamentary vote, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party is “running out of time” t...
20:28, 06/18/2019

Ahead of 2020 elections, situation in Burundi shows encouraging signs but remains fragile A UN Security Council meeting on the security and political situation in Burundi was held on Friday, as the country continues to grapple with a four-year-long crisis and is gearing up for new election...
01:56, 06/15/2019

Military officer says no rise in Iran threat in Iraq, Syria WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria. British Maj. Gen. Chris...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Argentine military scrambles after bomb threat against presidential palace Argentina's military and federal police scrambled to secure the presidential palace in Buenos Aires on Monday after a bomb threat made while President Mauricio Macri was in the building, just hours af...
00:14, 05/14/2019

Trump denies U.S. military considering 120,000 troops to counter Iran threat President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that U.S. officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East to counter any attack or nuclear we...
18:14, 05/14/2019

Iran top military chief issues threat: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ Iran’s highest-ranking military official offered a stark warning after reports emerged that the U.S. is considering deploying 10,000 troops to the Middle East....
04:28, 05/24/2019

China's military warns against growing threat from Taiwan 'separatists' China has warned against what it describes as a growing threat from "separatists" in Taiwan, and said it would not rule out using force against the self-governed island Beijing regards as part of its ...
11:00, 07/24/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn set for Commons clash ahead of local elections Theresa May is set for a Commons clash with Jeremy Corbyn as both face growing pressure from their own parties over Brexit ahead of this week's local elections....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat: ISNA A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represented a target, the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA)...
20:28, 05/12/2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage challenges Corbyn to a debate ahead of European Parliament elections The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to a debate ahead of the European Parliament elections, warning a deal between Labour and the Conservatives would be "the final...
16:00, 05/05/2019

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
00:14, 06/11/2019

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours b...
09:14, 06/03/2019

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more se...
12:28, 06/14/2019

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on ris...
00:14, 06/05/2019

Engineer nabbed smuggling US military-grade chips to China faces 219 years in prison An electrical engineer is facing up to 219 years in federal prison after being found guilty of exporting military-grade semiconductor chips to China. Yi-Chi Shih — the 64-year-old engineer in question...
10:56, 07/04/2019

China delivers its most explicit threat to use military force in Hong Kong if protests get bigger and more violent REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Senior Chinese officials on Wednesday offered stern warnings to Hong Kong about China's ability to step in to handle protests that have rocked the city for over nine weeks. Zhan...
04:28, 08/09/2019

The new Right: Who needs innovation when you can stifle it? The populism that is coursing through the veins of Republicans in Congress right now is frightening. It is like the Hulk breaking out of Dr. Banner: It is unstoppable and yet also destructive. In just...
00:28, 05/25/2019

Trump pays respect to military dead at Arlington ahead of Memorial Day President Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday ahead of Memorial Day to pay their respects to the members of the U.S. military who died in service....
21:56, 05/23/2019

Deal or no deal, opinions are divided on Brexit at Dover ahead of the EU elections "It would be hell if there was a no deal," predicts Simon Bailey as he heads onto Dover's seafront. In the distance, the busiest ferry port in Europe is in full throttle, with some 10,000 lorries a da...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Cardi B cancels Indianapolis show less than hour ahead of time citing 'unverified threat,' cops say Many fans in the heartland were left angry Tuesday night when the Indianapolis concert of Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B was cancelled less than an hour before it was scheduled to start because of an "...
12:00, 07/31/2019

Manafort transferred to NY federal prison ahead of state trial, after Rikers Island move nixed Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was transferred to a federal prison in New York City late Monday ahead of his pending state court trial -- but only after the Justice Department rejected a...
15:56, 06/18/2019

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino's wife posts sexy snap weeks ahead of husband's prison release Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino still has a few weeks to serve on his tax evasion sentence, and it looks like his recently wed wife's Instagram followers think she's showing him he has something to lo...
17:56, 08/22/2019

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros stifle Rangers Justin Verlander allowed one hit over seven strong innings, and the Houston Astros belted three solo homers while overcoming an injury to star Jose Altuve to beat the visiting Texas Rangers 3-0 on Fri...
09:42, 05/11/2019

US to probe whether tech giants stifle competition The US department of justice has launched a review of whether "market-leading online platforms" are behaving in a way which reduces competition, stifles innovation or harms consumers....
11:28, 07/24/2019

Does Listening to Music Stimulate Creative Thinking, or Stifle It? Listening to music while you work “significantly impairs” creativity. That was the conclusion of a study published earlier this year in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology that examin...
13:14, 07/16/2019

Brewers vs. Reds: Luis Castillo will stifle Milwaukee The balance of power in the NL Central has seen a shift. The Cincinnati Reds are red hot while the Milwaukee Brewers are in the middle of a less-than-delightful brew. The Reds went into Friday with a ...
20:14, 06/22/2019

Commander of Guantanamo Bay military prison fired for 'loss of confidence in his ability to command' A statement from U.S. Southern Command says Navy Rear Adm. John Ring was relieved of duty Saturday.        ...
12:14, 04/29/2019

Furniture flame retardants may not stifle deadliest home fires (Reuters Health) - Targeting the flammability of smoking materials like cigarettes, pipes and cigars, rather than fireproofing all furniture with hazardous chemicals, may be a more effective way of re...
10:28, 08/16/2019

White Sox vs. Twins: Lucas Giolito will stifle tired Minnesota The New York Football Giants open their training camp Thursday in what may be another in a long line of forgetful seasons. Dates you may want to highlight on your Big Blue calendar. Camp closes Aug. 1...
23:28, 07/25/2019

Politics, killings stifle wolf recovery amid hefty price tag RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Illegal killings and political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. Wildlife officials war...
10:14, 05/23/2019

Macri, Judiciary using Florencia Kirchner as hostage to stifle CFK candidacy: Alberto Fernández alleges 'Cristina Kirchner is the best candidate' to defeat President Mauricio Macri at the October presidential election, her former Cabinet Chief Alberto Fernández says....
15:42, 05/16/2019

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
06:56, 05/30/2019

North Korea Fires More Ballistic Missiles Ahead of U.S.-South Korea Military Drill The launch, its fourth test in 13 days, came days before the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a joint military exercise, which the North considers a rehearsal for invasion....
08:00, 08/06/2019

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News can reveal....
14:28, 05/16/2019

Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa. Serhiy Shaykhet, chief of the i...
17:00, 05/27/2019

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
21:42, 06/23/2019

Nicolas Maduro tells military to 'be ready' for potential US military action Venezuela's president told the army to 'be ready to defend the homeland' and that he sought their 'active loyalty.' Meanwhile, self-declared president Juan Guaido urged supporters to demonstrate at mi...
07:14, 05/05/2019

Pentagon: Chinese military growing fast to challenge U.S. military superiority Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched icebreakers and civilian research stations in Iceland and Norway that could be precursors for a fleet of nuclear-armed submarines to the Arctic region, a Pent...
13:14, 05/03/2019

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had ...
10:00, 07/12/2019

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during ...
01:42, 07/12/2019

US increases military pressure on Iran with military moves WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. is deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran. White House national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday that the U.S. is dep...
05:00, 05/06/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week an...
03:00, 08/10/2019

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the ...
22:56, 06/11/2019

EU extends weapons ban on Myanmar for another year The European Union has extended for another year a ban on the sale of weapons in Myanmar, as punishment for what it says is the continued persecution, rape and murder of Muslim Rohingya....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims....
06:28, 05/07/2019

Toyota To Build New Plant In Myanmar Toyota Motor Corporation will be building its first vehicle production company in Myanmar where it will locally produce the Hilux from February 2021. The announcement comes after other carmakers like....
03:14, 06/02/2019

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWith a plastic case full of cheap medical supplies an...
08:56, 07/18/2019

Opinion: Myanmar's Suu Kyi cozying up to Orban is absurd Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, have issued a joint anti-Muslim statement. The Burmese leader has finally lost the moral standing she once enjoyed,...
23:56, 06/07/2019

Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognized as an ethnic group in their home country, leaders told visiting Myanmar officials on Sunday as fresh repatriation...
16:28, 07/28/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part of a presidential amnesty for more than 6,000 pris...
11:42, 05/07/2019

Myanmar's democracy is letting down a young generation Young people in Myanmar were enamoured by the promise of democracy when Suu Kyi took power. Now they wonder if there is any hope for the future as dissenters are thrown in jail and the military calls ...
13:42, 05/30/2019

Myanmar frees 2 imprisoned Reuters reporters YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The chief of Yangon’s Insein Prison says two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned for breaking the country’s Officials Secrets Act have been released. Zaw Zaw sai...
06:42, 05/07/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military has conclude...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Who Was Most Opposed to Freeing 2 Reporters in Myanmar? Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar’s de facto civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a former prisoner herself, resisted pressure to release the journalists, becoming angry when their case was raised....
11:14, 05/10/2019

Ice, Ice Maybe? Myanmar Cop Held For Crystal Meth Switch Drug experts believe Myanmar may now be the world's biggest meth producer, with jungle labs in ungovernable areas of Shan state churning out untold tonnes of ice and hundreds of millions of meth pills...
19:28, 06/04/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison, freed in a presidential amnesty after a global campaign for their release....
20:42, 05/07/2019

OIC condemns inhumane situation of Myanmar's Rohingya The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit condemned the inhumane situation of Rohingya Muslims, urging a halt to violence, it said in a statement on Saturday....
13:42, 06/01/2019

'Everything is gone': Dozens dead, missing after Myanmar landslide Rescue workers pulled bodies from the rubble of homes in a village in Myanmar on Saturday where a landslide a day earlier killed at least 32 people, with dozens still missing....
13:28, 08/10/2019

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way “This year’s flood is the worst in my life,” said a lawmaker from an affected township, which was drowned by 30 inches of water in two days amid monsoon downpours....
13:58, 08/11/2019

UN aid chief: No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar The U.N. humanitarian chief says there has been "no progress" in dealing with the reasons why more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh from western Myanmar's Rakhine state....
04:56, 04/30/2019

At Least 22 Killed Due To Myanmar landslide, Many Feared Missing At least 22 people were killed when a landslide triggered by monsoon rains struck a village in eastern Myanmar, as emergency workers continued the search Saturday for scores more feared missing....
14:42, 08/10/2019

Rohingya still fear safety in Myanmar, repatriation unlikely The repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims appears unlikely to proceed Thursday after many who were eligible said they didn’t want to return to Myanmar without safety and citizenship guarantees...
09:00, 08/22/2019

U.N. investigator reports possible fresh war crimes in Myanmar Myanmar security forces and insurgents are committing human rights violations against civilians in restive western states that may amount to fresh war crimes, a United Nations investigator said on Tue...
22:00, 07/02/2019

More than 2,000 people displaced, 19 killed in Myanmar fighting More than 2,000 people have been forced to flee from their homes, and 19 have been killed, since fighting broke out between government troops and ethnic minority insurgents in northern Myanmar last we...
12:14, 08/21/2019

Myanmar plane lands without front wheel The Myanmar National Airlines pilot landed the passenger jet using only its rear wheels. He was forced to make the precarious landing after an emergency procedure failed....
14:14, 05/12/2019

UN says 2nd attempt to return Rohingya to Myanmar planned The U.N. refugee agency says Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after 700,000 fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago...
11:14, 08/16/2019

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, t...
22:00, 08/16/2019

UN office hails Myanmar journalists' release, with a caveat The U.N. human rights office is praising the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison in Myanmar, but says a "very dire situation" remains for freedom of expression in the As...
15:42, 05/07/2019

Toyota to set up Myanmar plant to assemble Hilux trucks Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would launch a plant in Myanmar to manufacture Hilux pick-up trucks from 2021 as the Japanese automaker plans to locally assemble vehicles for the emerging nation...
10:14, 05/30/2019

'We're not afraid to lead': Myanmar’s displaced find a new voice Fearful for their safety, many of the 241,000 people forced from their homes by conflict in Myanmar are reluctant to go back. Now campaigners are mobilising to resist organised returnsBawk Nu Awng has...
08:56, 08/01/2019

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it built in Myanmar's Rakhine state as part of a broader effort to help tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to return, an Indian official said on Thurs...
15:00, 07/12/2019

11 Injured As Plane Slides Off Runway After Storm In Myanmar Eleven people were injured as a plane slid off a runway while landing at Yangon airport in Myanmar Wednesday, police said, as a freak storm hit the city....
22:14, 05/08/2019

UN fears Myanmar internet blackout a 'cover' for abuses Mobile internet has been shut down in parts of conflict-torn western Myanmar under a decree by the government. A UN investigator warns the army could be using the blackout as a cover for "gross human ...
10:28, 06/25/2019

Myanmar: UN threatens to withdraw aid over 'policy of apartheid' against Rohingya Exclusive: Body says it will withhold support ‘beyond life-saving assistance’ in internally displaced persons camps The United Nations in Myanmar has warned it will withdraw support in Rakhine state t...
03:56, 06/17/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 da...
07:56, 05/07/2019

Myanmar extends detention of American accused of growing pot A Myanmar court has allowed police to detain an American entrepreneur accused of operating a marijuana plantation for two more weeks while he is investigated...
16:14, 05/07/2019

UN report condemns its conduct in Myanmar as systemic failure Exclusive: ‘Serious errors’ found in agencies’ approach to Rohingya crisis in RakhineA damning report by the UN on its own conduct in Myanmar has condemned the organisation’s “obviously dysfunctional ...
21:56, 06/17/2019

EU extends Myanmar arms embargo, other sanctions for a year The European Union is prolonging by a year an embargo on any arms that could be used in security crackdowns in Myanmar as well as sanctions against 14 top military and border officials....
19:42, 04/29/2019

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online campaign in a case that has left Myanmar society reel...
11:00, 07/07/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
11:42, 07/17/2019

Myanmar holds repatriation talks with Rohingya refugees A Myanmar government delegation has met with representatives of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees in camps in Bangladesh to discuss creating conditions for their safe repatriation...
15:14, 07/28/2019

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for their roles in ethnic cleansing of the country’...
10:28, 07/17/2019

Top Myanmar Generals Are Barred From Entering U.S. Over Rohingya Killings Myanmar’s commander in chief, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, was among those named by the State Department as responsible for atrocities against Rohingya Muslims....
08:28, 07/17/2019

Myanmar Fails to Convince Rohingya It Is Safe to Return A visit by Myanmar officials to Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh failed to persuade members of the largely Muslim ethnic minority that they could safely return home, showing the lack of progress t...
02:00, 07/29/2019

Two Reuters journalists freed after being detained more than 500 days in Myanmar Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in December 2017 and later charged with violating the country’s colonial-era secrets act. They are widely believed to have been set up....
16:14, 05/07/2019

Gay librarian's suicide in Myanmar outrages LGBT+ community A gay librarian who was bullied by his colleagues in Yangon posted a final message on Facebook before taking his own life. In his final words, Kyaw Zin Win pleaded not to be reborn in a land of oppres...
22:28, 06/27/2019

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, auth...
10:42, 07/15/2019

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring country confirmed its first case of the African swine ...
16:28, 08/15/2019

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage After more than 16 months in detention, two Reuters journalists convicted for their coverage of the Rohingya crisis were released in an amnesty deal....
13:56, 05/08/2019

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years' imprisonment to death....
18:14, 05/21/2019

U.S. calls for end to mobile data blackout in two Myanmar states The United States on Saturday urged an immediate end to a mobile data blackout in parts of two Myanmar states, saying a service restoration would help provide transparency to what the government says ...
23:28, 06/29/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global campaign -- and backroom d...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Radical Buddhist Monk Is Charged With Sedition in Myanmar Ashin Wirathu has accused the country’s civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, of foiling the military’s efforts to defend the Buddhist-majority nation against what he calls a Muslim onslaught....
16:14, 05/29/2019

Australian ex-publisher gets 13 years on Myanmar drug charge A court in Myanmar has sentenced Ross Dunkley, an Australian journalist who was a pioneering publisher in Southeast Asia, to 13 years in prison for possession of illegal drugs...
16:56, 08/07/2019

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army-linked businesses UN investigators are calling on world leaders to impose sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar's military. They say almost 60 foreign businesses, including firms from Europe, could be helping to fun...
19:42, 08/05/2019

UN urges countries to cut ties with Myanmar, calls for prosecution The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar’s armed forces, a UN fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohi...
22:56, 05/14/2019

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar under the country's Official Secrets Act for reporting on a massacre of Rohingya civilians have been freed after spending more than 500 days behind bars, acco...
05:14, 05/07/2019

Foreign Pressure on Myanmar Prompted Journalists' Release Myanmar’s concern that its global standing was being tarnished prompted the government to release two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists from prison, officials said Tuesday, following an international...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Myanmar police hunt 'Buddhist bin Laden' over Suu Kyi comments Ashin Wirathu has long been blamed for inciting hatred against Muslims, in particular the Rohingya minority Myanmar police have issued an arrest warrant for Ashin Wirathu, a firebrand monk known as th...
14:28, 05/29/2019

Myanmar plane with 89 on board lands without front wheels Pilot praised after touching down successfully at Mandalay despite failure of landing gear A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft’s landing gear failed, safely putting the jet on the runway ...
05:00, 05/13/2019

Myanmar official says runaway monk 'incited hatred' against Suu Kyi A Myanmar official on Tuesday told a court that a nationalist Buddhist monk, Wirathu, who has evaded arrest on sedition charges, "incited hatred" against leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her government....
15:14, 06/18/2019

American Arrested Over 20-Acre Cannabis Plantation in Myanmar Facebook photos led the police to the large cannabis operation near Mandalay. Its supporters said it was an industrial hemp operation. The authorities said it was still illegal....
18:14, 04/28/2019

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway in Yangon, Myanmar Biman Bangladesh Airlines says one of its planes has skidded off the runway while landing at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, injuring at least four people including a pilot...
17:42, 05/08/2019

Police among 18 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine A landslide at a Myanmar jade mine killed 14 people including at least one policemen in the early hours of Sunday as earth and mud engulfed a guard post, and four people were missing and feared dead, ...
13:42, 07/28/2019

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however t...
17:56, 05/07/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters reporters jailed for Secrecy Act crime Two Reuters journalists have been freed from prison after they were convicted of breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act over reporting on security forces’ abuses of Rohingya Muslims...
06:56, 05/07/2019

No injuries reported after Myanmar passenger jet lands without front wheels A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels on Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to deploy, the airline and an official said....
15:42, 05/12/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar commander in chief over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya...
05:42, 07/17/2019

Myanmar Plane In Emergency Touchdown As Landing Gear Fails A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft's landing gear failed, forcing the jet into an emergency landing with no front wheels on Sunday morning, an official said....
12:28, 05/12/2019

Myanmar can start new chapter after freeing Reuters journalists: UK's Hunt Britain welcomed Myanmar's release of two Reuters journalists on Tuesday after more than 500 days in jail, a step that Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said could open a new chapter in relations....
20:28, 05/07/2019

Court proceedings begin against Myanmar child rape suspect A court in Myanmar has begun proceedings against a suspect in the rape of a 2-year-old girl at her nursery school, in a case that has generated huge interest and protests, partly because of doubts tha...
12:56, 07/15/2019

Silk Road sweeteners: China woos Myanmar's NLD with junkets The National League for Democracy was forged in an uprising against one-party rule. Its activists spent years in jail under Myanmar's military junta. But since taking power three years ago, the party ...
02:56, 08/07/2019

Satellite images reveal scale of Myanmar's Rohingya crisis Myanmar appears unprepared for return of refugees who might be put in campsAnalysis of satellite imagery has cast further doubt on promises that arrangements are being made by Myanmar for the safe and...
13:14, 07/24/2019

Myanmar passenger jet lands safely after landing gear fails YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar National Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Mandalay International Airport using only its rear wheels after the front landing gear failed to deploy. Kyaw ...
08:28, 05/12/2019

Myanmar Announces Plan to Repatriate 3,450 of the 700,000 Rohingya Who Fled to Bangladesh (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh will soon make a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, officials fr...
22:00, 08/16/2019

Opinion: Press freedom eludes Myanmar despite journalists' release The release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar is a joyous occasion, but the presidential pardon does not mean that press freedom has been established in the Southeast Asian country, says DW's Rodi...
16:42, 05/07/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, and across the border into Bangladesh, where hundreds...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Myanmar cuts internet to Rakhine state amid unrest UN special rapporteur says blackout has led to rights violations and a ‘clearance operation’ was taking placeMore than a million people in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden Rakhine state have been plunged int...
06:42, 06/25/2019

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know whether he was alive or dead....
15:00, 07/12/2019

Myanmar issues arrest warrant for nationalist Buddhist monk YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar has issued an arrest warrant for a Buddhist monk known for incendiary comments about the country’s Muslim minority and for criticism of the government. ...
15:00, 05/29/2019

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's role in enabling violence against the minority Musli...
14:14, 07/17/2019

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana -- with potential penalties ranging from five years...
00:14, 05/22/2019

Myanmar and Bangladesh to start sending back thousands of Rohingya Fresh attempt at repatriations agreed but refugees fear they will return to persecution and violenceMyanmar and Bangladesh are to make a fresh attempt to begin repatriating the Rohingya Muslims who fl...
06:56, 08/16/2019

Myanmar says U.N. calls for sanctions, arms embargo a bid to harm country Myanmar's foreign ministry on Tuesday denounced a United Nations report that urged world leaders to cut ties with military-linked companies and impose an arms embargo over the Rohingya crisis, saying ...
15:14, 08/06/2019

Blood amber: The exquisite trove of fossils fuelling war in Myanmar A huge number of finds in newly mined amber are rewriting what we know about the age of the dinosaurs. But getting hold of them may come at a terrible human price...
02:56, 05/04/2019

Myanmar doctor loses medical license over ‘racy’ bikini photos A Myanmar doctor who wanted to become a model has had her medical license revoked for sharing “immoral” bikini photos. After several years of treating patients, Nang Mwe San began to share...
21:56, 06/19/2019

Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse to return to Myanmar An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a ...
15:00, 08/22/2019

The Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Is a Victory for Press Freedom. But the War on Truth Isn’t Over The two figures were first spotted by a photographer who arrived early on the scene, with a telephoto lens through the gates of a Yangon prison on May 7. One man’s signature thick-rimmed glasses...
20:28, 05/08/2019

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of hum...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Rohingya call for recognition as Myanmar holds fresh repatriation talks Virtually no Rohingya have volunteered to go back to Myanmar, where the group has faced decades of repressionA top-level Myanmar government delegation began repatriation talks with Rohingya leaders in...
04:14, 07/28/2019

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway at Myanmar's Yangon airport A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane came off the runway as it landed in bad weather at Yangon's international airport on Wednesday evening, injuring at least 17 people and seriously damaging the aircraf...
19:00, 05/08/2019

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

Myanmar Pardons Two Reuters Reporters Jailed for Exposing Massacre of Rohingya Two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for reporting on a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims have been released after spending more than 500 days behind bars. Reporters Wa Lone, 33, and Kya...
06:56, 05/07/2019

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could ...
10:28, 08/05/2019

Myanmar blackout may be cover for gross human rights violations: U.N. investigator Myanmar's army may be committing gross human rights violations under cover of a mobile phone blackout in parts of Myanmar's Rakhine and Chin states, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Monday....
18:42, 06/24/2019

Nationalist group condemns Myanmar sedition case against Buddhist monk Myanmar's most prominent group of nationalist Buddhist monks on Monday condemned sedition charges against one of its leading members, Wirathu, ahead of a hearing in the fugitive monk's case expected o...
14:42, 06/17/2019

World Bank under fire for development plan in Myanmar's divided Rakhine Aid groups and human rights advocates have warned the World Bank that a $100 million development project it is planning for Myanmar’s conflict-riven Rakhine State could worsen tension there....
17:28, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, tw...
04:00, 05/27/2019

White House welcomes release of Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar The White House said on Tuesday it welcomed the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed in Myanmar for more than a year....
03:42, 05/08/2019

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Arakan Army Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of garnering support for armed violence against the Myanmar government....
18:00, 07/10/2019

India, Myanmar Armies Hit Terror Camps Along Border In Joint Ops: Report The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation from May 16 along the border, targeting several terrorist groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam, defence.....
11:28, 06/16/2019

| 'Dead livestock and water running out' in Myanmar village under army lockdown Rakhine villagers trapped by a Myanmar army lockdown said they are fast running out of water as the operation against suspected ethnic rebels - which killed six and saw mass detentions - entered a thi...
22:14, 05/14/2019

Myanmar Doctor-Turned-Model Hits Back At Ban Over Lingerie Photos A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for "interfering" with personal freedoms, vowing Saturday to appeal against...
12:00, 06/15/2019

'People are dying': U.N official urges aid access for Myanmar's Rakhine state A U.N. official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers "predictable, sustained access" to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and rebels has displaced nearly 33,000 people since la...
10:56, 05/15/2019

Thousands protest amid outcry over Myanmar child-rape case Thousands of protesters marched to a police office in the north of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Saturday, demanding speedy and transparent justice in a child-rape case that has sparked national ...
10:14, 07/06/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for their reporting of the ethnic cleansi...
07:14, 05/07/2019

2 Pulitzer-Winning Reuters Reporters Freed After 500 Days In Myanmar Jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500......
08:42, 05/07/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an int...
18:42, 07/03/2019

Satellite images show Myanmar has made ‘minimal’ preparations for Rohingya return More than 700,000 Rohingya were forced to flee northern Rakhine state in western Myanmar during a 2017 military-led crackdown the UN has said included mass killings and gang-rapes executed with “genoc...
20:42, 07/24/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children rel...
02:56, 05/11/2019

Myanmar troops' sexual violence against Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent': U.N. report Sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and girls in 2017 was an indication of the military's genocidal intent to destroy the mainly Muslim ethnic minority, United Nations i...
17:56, 08/22/2019

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardized the hopes of an entire generation, the ...
13:42, 08/16/2019

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social media accounts over 'inauthentic behavior' Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to "manipulate or corrupt public debate"....
09:28, 08/22/2019

Satellite images show Myanmar's 'minimal preparations' for Rohingya return: think-tank Myanmar has made “minimal” preparations for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees sheltering in neighboring Bangladesh, according to an Australian think-tank, despite the cou...
08:42, 07/24/2019

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing....
17:56, 07/06/2019

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after landing gear failure A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels on Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to deploy, the airline and an official said....
07:42, 05/13/2019

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the ma...
07:56, 07/15/2019

Reuters journalists released from Myanmar jail after 511 days for reporting on Rohingya crisis Two journalists who were jailed in Myanmar for their reporting on the killing of ten Rohingya Muslim men have been freed after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after front wheel failure YANGON — A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to deploy, the airline and an official said. It...
21:56, 05/13/2019

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Myanmar government....
20:14, 07/10/2019

Government internet ban leaves parts of Myanmar ‘in a blackout’, UN expert calls for immediate lifting With “no media access” in parts of the country and “serious restrictions” on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on the situation of human rights in Myanmar urged the Government on M...
20:28, 06/24/2019

Myanmar police hunt for anti-Muslim monk dubbed 'Buddhist bin Laden' A court in Myanmar issued an arrest warrant for the notorious firebrand Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu, known as the “Buddist Bin Laden”, over alleged insulting remarks about the government of leader Aun...
19:42, 05/29/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition and food security in the south-east Asian country,...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data networks....
08:42, 06/25/2019

Joe Biden rejects criticism he is the ‘old guy’ Joe Biden on Saturday rejected the idea that he’s too old to run for office. “I know I get criticized — ‘Biden says he can bring the country together.’ Well guess what? I refus...
09:56, 06/30/2019

Myanmar army chief's Twitter account suspended over anti-Rohingya hate speech Min Aung Hlaing claims his army did not use excessive force when 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in 2017A Myanmar army general accused of masterminding genocide against the country’s Muslim Rohingya peo...
17:14, 05/16/2019

Pilot safely lands plane with no front wheels in Myanmar after landing gear failed A pilot is being praised after a successful landing in Myanmar Sunday with no front wheels. None of the 82 passengers were injured.        ...
04:56, 05/15/2019

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where gove...
20:28, 06/22/2019

Amid troop build-up in Rohingya's home state, UN appeals to Myanmar for peaceful solution Major fighting in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state has so far been avoided following clashes between armed separatists and national security forces who are increasing troop numbers there, a top UN hum...
20:28, 04/28/2019

When criticism against questionable sponsors changes the art world First the Sackler dynasty, now millionaire businessman Warren Kanders: Museums around the world are distancing themselves from questionable patrons. What does this mean for the future of sponsorship a...
12:56, 07/26/2019

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has toughened its legislation to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too leni...
18:42, 06/06/2019

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people....
23:56, 06/01/2019

| Myanmar frees reporters| New Zealand prayers for Ramadaan: WATCH the top World news videos for today Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty | New Zealand: Ramadaan prayers at Linwood mosque; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00, 05/07/2019

Royal capital to 'smart city': Myanmar's Mandalay gets high-tech makeover, sparks 'spy' fears Once a seat of kings, the city of Mandalay in northern Myanmar has seen turbulent chapters in its 162-year history – the fall of Burma's last royal dynasty and decades of colonial rule. Now, officials...
09:14, 08/04/2019

UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human rights abuses, has concluded there were “systemic an...
00:56, 06/18/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of v...
18:14, 04/28/2019

UK PM May would not repeat criticism of London Mayor: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May would not retweet Katie Hopkins, whose criticism London Mayor Sadiq Khan was repeated by U.S. President Donald Trump, May's spokesman said on Monday....
18:00, 06/17/2019

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to att...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country’s military and politicians has been killed by unknown assailants in a wooded area of the capital, ...
07:42, 06/17/2019

U.K. Tribute to ‘Windrush’ Generation Draws Criticism Events to honor the people invited from the Caribbean to help rebuild postwar Britain were overshadowed by criticism of their treatment under a migration crackdown....
16:14, 06/22/2019

Joshua to continue training with McCracken despite criticism "Anthony Joshua insists he will continue to work with Rob McCracken as his trainer despite the criticism of his role in the 29-year-old’s shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr."...
18:00, 06/05/2019

MLB notebook: Cubs' Russell respects fan criticism Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell seemed to change his tune Friday, one day after his "that's on them" comment toward fans who booed him after his return from a suspension for violating Major Lea...
09:42, 05/11/2019

Dolphins WR Stills stands by criticism of owner Kenny Stills stood his ground Thursday about his recent bewilderment at Dolphins owner Stephen Ross hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump at his home while also fighting for equality and aga...
10:28, 08/09/2019

Facebook to pay US content reviewers more amid criticism SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal from th...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Underwear photos prompt Chernobyl criticism The writer and producer of the hit HBO series "Chernobyl," has called on visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to show respect, after a series of inappropriate photos were posted online....
14:14, 06/12/2019

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congresswomen of color. The proposed measure says Trump...
06:28, 07/16/2019

J.A. Happ rips Dee Gordon’s ‘ignorant’ criticism after being hit ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Dee Gordon questioning J.A. Happ’s ability to pitch to certain spots led to the Yankees starter criticizing the Mariners second baseman’s reaction after getting hit on the wrist...
09:14, 05/11/2019

Golf Course In Cathedral Draws Fans - And Criticism A mini-golf course in the nave of a mediaeval English cathedral to encourage families to visit this summer is proving a match made in heaven -- and controversy....
17:56, 08/09/2019

Megan Rapinoe says she is 'extremely American' despite Trump criticism USA winger says she would not attend White House visitAmericans will play for World Cup title on SundayA week after being warned by the President of the United States not to “disrespect” her country, ...
20:56, 07/03/2019

Conservative U.S. justices draw criticism by overruling precedent again For the second time in six weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Friday overruled a decades-old legal precedent set by the court, this time involving property rights, raising alarm ...
19:28, 06/21/2019

Reports: Nike pulls shoe after Kaepernick's criticism Nike has scuttled its plans for a Fourth of July-themed sneaker that was to bear a Revolutionary War-era flag, a design that NFL player-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick disliked, multiple news outlets...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Design To Be Changed Following Criticism The internet, you might have heard, did not love Sonic’s recently revealed design for the upcoming Sonic The Hedgehog movie. Now, thank the furry, blue heavens, it’s going to change....
05:14, 05/03/2019

Trump lashes out at Democrats over criticism of how CBP treats migrants President Trump lashed out at Democrats via social media on Wednesday following calls from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., for the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to be fired...
00:56, 07/04/2019

French environment minister quits over spending criticism French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
16:42, 07/16/2019

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opp...
13:14, 07/16/2019

U.N. deep sea mining body rejects Greenpeace criticism The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has rejected criticism from Greenpeace over its handling of ocean mining, fuelling a spat that threatens to overshadow talks this month by the U.N. body toward...
15:28, 07/05/2019

FIFA: Afghanistan coach’s Infantino criticism ‘unjustified’ FIFA has denounced “ill-informed and unjustified” criticism of its president, Gianni Infantino, after the coach of the Afghanistan women’s national team said she was “disgusted” with him over the hand...
16:14, 07/04/2019

Wolff: F1 shouldn't talk itself down with "polemic" racing criticism Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks Formula 1 should not talk itself down and should remember the Austrian Grand Prix the next time there is "polemic" criticism about racing...
15:56, 07/04/2019

Trump's criticism of U.S.-Japan security pact could be headache for Abe President Donald Trump's call for changes to the decades-old U.S.-Japan security treaty could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to revise Japan's pacifist constitution....
11:00, 07/01/2019

Netflix to cut back on smoking after 'Stranger Things' criticism Netflix has promised to curb depictions of smoking in new programs following a report that pointed a finger at its hit series "Stranger Things," whose first two seasons featured tobacco in every episo...
21:56, 07/07/2019

Sonic the Hedgehog to be redesigned after criticism of film trailer Director thanks fans who objected to the appearance of the video game character and assures them it will be modifiedSonic the Hedgehog director Jeff Fowler has announced that “changes” will be made to...
14:14, 05/03/2019

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
06:14, 07/02/2019

Criticism of the London Series baseball games was unsporting Patrick Carroll applauds construction of the London playing field and calls Ed Vulliamy’s criticism curmudgeonlyHow depressing to read Ed Vulliamy’s curmudgeonly dismissal of the London Series ballgam...
18:56, 07/05/2019

Alex Morgan on celebration criticism: ‘You see men grabbing their sacks’ The USWNT is about to embark on their final mission to defeat the Netherlands on their journey toward becoming World Cup champions, but controversy from their last match against England still lingers....
02:28, 07/06/2019

Trump renews criticism of Japan-US alliance before G20 summit U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the U.S.-Japan security alliance, the linchpin of Tokyo's security policies, ahead of talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sideline...
06:00, 06/27/2019

Brazil president rebuts European criticism over environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rebutted European criticism over his commitment to the environment on Thursday, saying that foreign leaders have historically influenced decisions that are “hinderin...
02:56, 07/05/2019

Copa America happy with video reviews despite some criticism The head of refereeing at South America's soccer body Conmebol says he's pleased about the lack of major disputes at the Copa America involving video assisted reviews, despite some controver...
02:14, 06/26/2019

McConnell pledges vote on 9/11 bill after Stewart criticism WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. T...
00:28, 06/26/2019

Turkey defiant in face of criticism over gas drilling off Cyprus Despite coming under fire from both the EU and the US, Turkey says it will press on with plans to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus. Arrest warrants have been issued for the crew of a Turkish drilling ...
20:14, 05/06/2019

The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS design to be changed following criticism. The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS design to be changed following criticism. Does that mean that the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS is the Sonic-The-Hedgehog-with-human-teeth of the automotive industry? Weird tha...
06:00, 05/03/2019

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
17:00, 07/16/2019

Universal Puts "The Hunt" On Hold After Trump Criticism The release of a film criticized by conservatives as portraying a group of liberals hunting supporters of Donald Trump has been indefinitely postponed, Universal Pictures said Saturday....
03:56, 08/11/2019

Brawn: Recent F1 thrillers "best response" to "vitriolic" criticism Formula 1 motorsport director Ross Brawn says the last three races have been the best possible response to "surprisingly vitriolic" criticism that followed a dull race in France last month...
08:00, 07/30/2019

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korea...
06:14, 05/22/2019

New York Giants' Eli Manning responds to former teammate's criticism Cleveland Browns star Odell Beckham Jr. claimed in an interview his former team, the New York Giants, were only getting primetime games because of him and it drew a response from Eli Manning last week...
19:14, 07/29/2019

Mulvaney: President Trump’s Criticism of Rep. Cummings Is Not Racist (WASHINGTON) — A top White House aide on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s disparaging tweets about an influential black Democratic congressman and his Baltimore district as a justi...
06:00, 07/29/2019

Brazil could tweak gun decree after criticism: president's spokesman Brazil's government could make some changes to an executive gun decree signed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as a result of some of the criticisms it faced, the president's spokesman said on Tu...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism from the Council of Europe's top human rights official....
18:14, 05/21/2019

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initi...
15:28, 06/07/2019

Trump attacks Elijah Cummings over border criticism President Donald Trump attacked House oversight chairman Elijah Cummings Saturday for criticizing condition of detention facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border....
19:56, 07/27/2019

McCullough’s new book on pioneers’ history draws criticism ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — David McCullough’s new book is facing criticism for its depiction of white settlement and Native Americans in the late 18th century. Critics, including some reviewers an...
21:28, 05/15/2019

Gerrard hails Liverpool's Henderson for rising above criticism "Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been hailed as the \u0027ultimate professional\u0027 by former skipper Steven Gerrard after the midfielder led the Merseyside club to their sixth European Cup."...
13:56, 06/04/2019

Israel bans entry to two Muslim US congresswomen over their criticism The decision to bar Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib is likely to deepen a rift within the Democratic Party over Israel. President Donald Trump backed the decision shortly before it was an...
18:00, 08/15/2019

Weightlifter Hubbard becomes lightning rod for criticism of transgender policy Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard's gold medal-winning performance at the Pacific Games continues to reverberate long after the event, with a New Zealand women's group demanding sports authoriti...
22:56, 07/30/2019

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Facebook to pay U.S. content reviewers up to $22 an hour amid criticism In addition to paying more, Facebook said it's adding tools for moderators to have graphic images blurred out, for example, before they see them.        ...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Versace Apologized for a T-Shirt That Sparked Criticism in China (BEIJING) — Italian fashion house Versace apologized Sunday in China for selling T-shirts that it said attached incorrect country names to cities, after being attacked on social media for challe...
20:00, 08/12/2019

Estonia’s president plays down criticism over Putin meeting Kersti Kaljulaid’s Moscow visit has provoked flurry of criticism from the other Baltic statesEstonia’s president, Kersti Kaljulaid, has brushed off criticism of her recent visit to Moscow to meet Vlad...
11:42, 05/14/2019

Pompeo Steps Up China Criticism: 'We Were Asleep at the Switch' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo escalated his criticism of China during a visit to Australia on Sunday, drawing a direct link between what he called one-sided trade deals and China’s ability to strengt...
16:28, 08/04/2019

Criticism mounts of New Zealand mosque shooting response After a lone gunman killed 51 mosque worshippers in March, New Zealand's outpouring of collective grief and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's heartfelt support for the Muslim community won praise around...
12:28, 08/14/2019

HBO bigwig brushes off criticism of ‘Game of Thrones’ finale HBO’s president of programming said the writers of “Game of Thrones” had the ending of the series “in their heads for a long time” in a wide-ranging interview published after the finale on Sunda...
09:00, 05/22/2019

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the Democratic presidential hopeful called Kim Jong Un a tyrant...
07:56, 05/22/2019

Facebook raises wage for US content reviewers after criticism Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour to US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Delon honored at Cannes as festival shrugs off criticism An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged off criticism prompted by his views on women and same-sex couples to give...
02:14, 05/20/2019

Publisher confirms Halperin book despite intense criticism Mark Halperin’s planned book about the 2020 election has been officially announced amid protests that the “Game Change” co-author hasn’t earned a second chance since facing multiple allegations of sex...
06:28, 08/20/2019

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday....
16:14, 05/17/2019

Trump renews racist criticism of Democratic congresswomen In the face of widespread criticism, US President Donald Trump has defended his racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen. One of the president's targets said he was "spewing fascist ideolo...
04:42, 07/20/2019

“Buzz Kill Award” Given To Paramedic Draws Criticism PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX18)– An unofficial award given to a Somerset Paramedic for administering the most Narcan to people is drawing criticism on social media because of its name. Fellow employ...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said dir...
19:28, 06/14/2019

Schiff: Amash criticism not enough to push Trump impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Democrat says Republican Rep. Justin Amash’s accusation that President Donald Trump engaged in “impeachable conduct” in the Russia investigation isn’t e...
23:42, 05/19/2019

Infantino reacts to Blatter criticism over Africa cleanup FIFA president Infantino hits back at Blatter's 'colonialism' criticism of African soccer cleanup       ...
12:56, 07/18/2019

Pakistani Blogger And Activist, Known For Criticism Of Army, Killed A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's military and the spy agency ISI was killed by a man in Islamabad, the police said today....
12:00, 06/17/2019

Fallout 76 updates promise turnaround after “well-deserved criticism” LOS ANGELES—After what Bethesda's Todd Howard admitted on stage was some "well-deserved criticism" at the launch of Fallout 76, Bethesda rolled out the first phase of its turnaround plan for the game ...
05:56, 06/10/2019

Sri Lanka says international criticism over new army chief 'unwarranted' Sri Lanka on Tuesday brushed aside as "unwarranted and unacceptable" international criticism of its decision to name a war veteran accused of human rights violations as its army chief....
20:42, 08/20/2019

DoorDash to Change Pay Model For Delivery Workers After Criticism DoorDash plans to change its compensation structure for delivery workers after facing criticism for applying customer tips toward workers’ guaranteed minimum payments....
18:28, 07/24/2019

Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the environment to nepotism...
02:42, 07/19/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Sustainable Development Goals; continued abuse of Rohing...
00:14, 07/11/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent experts on Myanmar, Guterres denounces US mass shootings, Libyan airport violence, UN Spokesperson on Kashmir Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indiscriminate’ shelling of Libyan airport raises conce...
17:14, 08/06/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; a...
00:56, 05/08/2019

Biden faces criticism over civil relations with segregationist senators Biden cited James O Eastland and Herman E Talmadge – known for racist views – as senators he disagreed with but ‘got things done’Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing mounting criticis...
01:14, 06/20/2019

Vidal backs Messi over Copa America referee criticism "Chile\u0027s Arturo Vidal has backed Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi after the Argentina attacker slammed the quality of refereeing in the Copa America."...
21:28, 07/07/2019

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups for continuing to publish the birth names of trans...
18:42, 08/13/2019

Serial-Killing Case Shocks Cyprus as Police Come In for Criticism The police were searching for more victims after a military officer confessed to seven killings, apparently targeting female immigrants and their children....
18:14, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Criticism of what Megan Rapinoe does during national anthem is tired "The Hill" has published two stories in 12 days on what U.S. women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe does - and doesn't do - during the national anthem.       ...
22:28, 06/25/2019

Trump Praises Hungary’s Viktor Orban, Brushing Aside Criticism In a high-profile Oval Office meeting, the president expressed approval for Mr. Orban’s tough immigration policies and emphasis on “Christian communities.”...
00:14, 05/14/2019

Versace Apologises After T-Shirt Triggers Fierce Criticism In China Italian luxury label Versace and its artistic director Donatella Versace apologised on Sunday after one of the company's T-shirts was widely criticised on social media in China for identifying the......
16:42, 08/12/2019

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism A call by the president to investigate business deals by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in China is the latest to raise questions about possible abuse of power....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Criticism as Turkey puts 16 on trial for anti-govt protests ISTANBUL (AP) — Prominent philanthropist Osman Kavala and 15 others went on trial in Turkey Monday accused of organizing anti-government protests in 2013, with defendants and rights groups calling the...
20:14, 06/24/2019

Trump Calls U.K. Ambassador ‘Very Stupid Guy’ After Leaked Criticism of his Administration A diplomatic rift between the U.K. and the U.S. deepened Tuesday morning as President Trump lashed out at the British government over leaked memos that revealed harsh criticism of the White House by i...
18:14, 07/09/2019

Hollywood studio cancels 'The Hunt' movie release after criticism Universal Pictures on Saturday canceled the release of "The Hunt," a satirical thriller about a group of Americans who are captured to be hunted and killed for sport, following apparent criticism by P...
01:56, 08/11/2019

After criticism over lack of warnings, California's earthquake alert app gets an upgrade The first smartphone app in the country designed to alert the public before an earthquake has lowered the warning threshold across Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says....
04:56, 08/15/2019

Latest Avenatti charges reignite criticism of media that once lauded him Michael Avenatti's once-cozy relationship with prominent members of the media has been called out again in the wake of the disgraced lawyer's latest controversy....
00:42, 05/23/2019

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questi...
20:56, 05/22/2019

'Wah, wah, wah': Rapinoe dismisses criticism of Morgan's 'teacup' celebration – video Megan Rapinoe has dismissed criticism of United States teammate Alex Morgan's 'tea cup' goal celebration during their 2-1 Women's World Cup semi-final win over England.After scoring the decisive third...
06:56, 07/04/2019

Russia’s whale release plan called success despite criticism Russian officials say a plan to put nearly 100 illegally captured whales back in open water has been successful so far, but environmentalists claim it was poorly planned...
00:14, 07/05/2019

I Represent "Inclusive India": Nusrat Jahan After Criticism Over Attire First-time parliamentarian and Bengali actor Nusrat Jahan asserted she represents an "inclusive India" after criticism over her being seen sporting vermilion and bangles in Parliament....
23:42, 06/29/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
17:14, 05/21/2019

Images show Iran satellite launch looms despite US criticism Iran appears to be preparing to attempt another satellite launch after twice failing this year to put one in orbit, despite U.S. accusations that the Islamic Republic’s program helps it develop ballis...
22:00, 08/18/2019

"Pathetic, Negative": Vaughan Slams Bairstow's Reaction To Criticism World Cup 2019 hosts England have been receiving a lot of criticism after they put their once smooth campaign in jeopardy by losing their last two league games....
17:56, 06/28/2019

U.S. border patrol under fire as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against ...
20:42, 07/03/2019

'Men grab their sacks': Morgan says celebration criticism is double standards USA striker mimed sipping tea after goal against EnglandMorgan says team still to decide on White House visitAlex Morgan has said that criticism of her goal celebration during USA’s defeat of England ...
18:56, 07/05/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “c...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Eugenie Bouchard fights back against ‘absurd’ Instagram criticism There’s more to Eugenie Bouchard’s life than just Instagram filters. The 25-year-old tennis star, who is set to compete at Wimbledon on Tuesday against Slovenia’s Tamara Zidanšek, ad...
14:14, 07/02/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other ...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses They love working there. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Zarco accepts KTM boss's criticism of "unacceptable" MotoGP form Johann Zarco says he accepts KTM MotoGP boss Stefan Pierer's criticism of him following the Spanish Grand Prix earlier this month, admitting he "lost some control" at Jerez...
21:14, 05/16/2019

MSNBC guest derides criticism of Nike: 'Why don't we wear a swastika?' Conservatives were wrong to decry "political correctness" on Nike's part and the Betsy Ross American flag was comparable to Nazi swastikas, MSNBC guest Michael Eric Dyson suggested on Wednesday....
22:14, 07/03/2019

Kamala Harris doubles down on Biden criticism: ‘You have to draw the line’ A day after confronting Joe Biden on the debate stage, Kamala Harris called his controversial comments about two segregationist senators “misplaced,” saying that “at some point, you ...
17:28, 06/28/2019

Bryson DeChambeau fires back at criticism of his ‘slow’ play Bryson DeChambeau has a remedy for slow play on the PGA Tour: walk faster. DeChambeau, eighth in the official world golf rankings, has been called out by a few Tour veterans, including Brooks Koepka, ...
08:42, 06/27/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and ques...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Planned book by Mark Halperin faces widespread criticism A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the “Game Change” co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is being greeted with widespread outrage...
05:42, 08/19/2019

From Japan, Trump doubles down on Biden criticism and embrace of Kim Jong Un President Donald Trump doubled down on his support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's scathing view of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a...
13:42, 05/27/2019

Sri Lanka leader rebuffs probe after criticism over Easter attacks Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday criticised a parliamentary investigation into the Easter bombings, a day after two high-profile testimonies accused him of mishandling the island's ...
22:42, 06/07/2019

Gucci hires diversity chief after criticism over insensitive designs Garments from Italian fashion house have faced objections on racial and religious groundsGucci has appointed a diversity chief as part of a drive to restore its battered reputation after it was widely...
20:56, 07/30/2019

Maternal fitness expert sues Columbia professor over criticism A maternal fitness expert who helps moms tighten their tummies after giving birth is suing a Columbia University prof for her gut-punching criticism. Julie Tupler’s namesake “Tupler Technique” include...
09:42, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 1-IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom , after the German cartel office made a critical init...
12:56, 06/07/2019

China warns its companies on U.S. travel, rebuffs trade criticism China warned its companies operating in the United States on Tuesday they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, as it also rebuffed U.S. criticism of a trade white paper as "singin...
13:42, 06/04/2019

'The View' hosts press Harris on Biden criticism: 'I don't want to see you all cannibalizing each other' Multiple hosts on 'The View' pressed the California senator on what they suggested were unnecessary attacks on front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden....
00:14, 07/13/2019

EU dismisses Czech prime minister's criticism of subsidy audit Andrej Babis had told Czech lawmakers that an EU audit on subsidies to his private business was an attack on the Czech Republic. More than 100,000 people took to the streets on Tuesday calling on Babi...
16:28, 06/05/2019

North Korea's mass games suspended after Kim Jong-un criticism Country’s leader dissatisfied because of producers having the ‘wrong spirit of creation’North Korea’s mass games are to be put on hold, possibly for weeks, after Kim Jong-un criticised the producers o...
00:28, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activists and opposition lawmakers....
00:00, 06/14/2019

City manager Guardiola dismisses Chinese media criticism "Pep Guardiola made an impassioned defence of Manchester City and his players after criticism in China\u0027s state media over his club\u0027s \"arrogance\" during their stopover in Nanjing and Shangh...
17:28, 07/23/2019

U.S. probes border patrol as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against ...
19:56, 07/03/2019

US women's World Cup team comes under criticism for celebrating goals in blowout The U.S. women's 13-0 shellacking of Thailand to kick off their Women's World Cup title defense Tuesday inspired confidence, but also came under criticism from some who felt celebrating every goal sho...
07:14, 06/12/2019

Trump slams Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings as a ‘bully’ over ICE criticism President Trump has ripped Rep. Elijah Cummings, tweeting that the congressman was “a brutal bully” who unfairly attacked border agents. “Rep, Elijah Cummings has been a brutal bully, shou...
01:00, 07/28/2019

A Blaring Message in Republicans’ Muted Criticism: It’s Trump’s Party The scant condemnation of the president’s remarks on four Democratic congresswomen reflected his tightening stranglehold on lawmakers of his party, and a collective eye on 2020....
05:00, 07/16/2019

Russia Drops Charges Against Journalist Amid Stiff Criticism Russian authorities dropped drug charges against a prominent journalist and said they would release him from house arrest, in an unusual turnaround that followed criticism from journalists, celebritie...
19:56, 06/11/2019

Greece U-turns over draft law redefining rape after fierce criticism Government caves in after protests from rights groups and senior judicial officialsGreece’s government has rushed to revise legislation that redefines rape after unprecedented criticism from activists...
16:42, 06/07/2019

Deflecting criticism, Malaysia's Mahathir pledges 'shared prosperity' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday vowed to boost the economy under a model of "shared prosperity" in a bid to stem criticism that his government had failed to deliver on promised r...
14:28, 05/09/2019

Trump's Criticism of the Fed Hasn't Shifted Perception of Its Independence, Economists Say President Trump’s repeated attacks on the Federal Reserve haven’t significantly damaged perceptions of  the central bank’s independence, according to economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal....
13:14, 07/12/2019

Christen Press responds to criticism over partnership with Barstool Sports USA star posted video to Barstool’s official Instagram accountBarstool has history of crude humour and sexist jokesUSA star Christen Press has responded to questions about her involvement with Barstoo...
15:56, 07/21/2019

India Faces Criticism Over Its Move to Revoke Kashmiri Autonomy The disputed territory remained in lockdown on Tuesday, as Pakistan and a growing chorus of critics warned of a streak of religious repression in India....
18:00, 08/06/2019

Serpentine art CEO quits amid criticism of spyware firm link The chief executive of London’s Serpentine Galleries has quit amid what she calls “toxic personal attacks” over her husband’s involvement in an Israeli spyware firm...
18:42, 06/18/2019

Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Autonomy Draws Criticism for India The disputed territory remained in lockdown on Tuesday, as Pakistan and a growing chorus of critics warned of a streak of religious repression in India....
19:42, 08/06/2019

Apple rejects Google CEO’s criticism over privacy being a ‘luxury good’ A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its products. In a recent New York Times op-ed, t...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Ge...
18:56, 07/16/2019

Mickey Callaway pushes back against roster mismanagement criticism Mickey Callaway responded Friday to the critics who said the Mets mishandled their 25-man roster during their recent road trip. The Mets played a man short for the final four games of the trip. They o...
13:42, 05/11/2019

Head likens criticism of private schools to antisemitic abuse Anthony Wallersteiner, head of Stowe school, under fire for ‘tasteless analogy’The headteacher of a UK public school is under fire for likening criticism of the private education sector to antisemitic...
17:14, 05/11/2019

Trump facing 'some unfair criticism' over Kim Jong Un comments, Tom Rogan says Some of the blowback from President Trump's comments about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are "unfair criticism," according to the Washington Examiner's Tom Rogan....
02:42, 05/29/2019

Apple rejects Google CEO's criticism over privacy being a 'luxury good' A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai's claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its products....
19:14, 05/28/2019

BJP Leader Plays Down PM Modi's Comments On Balakot Op Amid Criticism As Prime Minister Narendra Modi's account of the Balakot airstrike and his suggestion that "clouds would help escape Pakistani radars" drew criticism, a leader of the ruling BJP leader asserted that.....
09:42, 05/13/2019

Nectar swaps BP for Esso amid criticism by climate campaigners UK petrol station loyalty shifts as Nectar card is criticised for encouraging fossil fuel useA major UK consumer loyalty programme has been criticised by environmental campaigners for making Esso – wh...
09:56, 06/01/2019

Two mass shootings in US leave at least 29 dead as Trump faces criticism 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces a barrage of criticismDonald Trump faced a barrage of criticism on Sunday as the US reeled from a brut...
20:00, 08/04/2019

Lionel Messi Suspended 3 Months and Fined $50,000 for CONMEBOL Criticism Messi will not be able to play for Argentina for three months after accusing the South American soccer governing body of corruption. The ban will keep him out of some friendly matches....
11:42, 08/03/2019

Lawmaker’s ‘Nazi’ remark over pipeline fight draws criticism HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker protesting a gas pipeline project in her neighborhood is apologizing for saying “Nazis were just doing their jobs too” in response to c...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
21:28, 05/31/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
18:42, 05/16/2019

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elected government failed to form a coalition....
17:56, 05/30/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent UN experts on Myanmar, UN chief renounces attacks in US, Libyan airport violence, UN spokesperson on Kashmir, and FAO and Italy on development Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indiscriminate’ shelling of Libyan airport raises conce...
09:14, 08/06/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prize-winning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; a...
03:00, 07/28/2019

South Yorkshire police to change approach to football after heavy criticism • Force accused of violent, dangerous policing at Sheffield derby• Launch of new policy seen by experts as nationally significantSouth Yorkshire police is to change its approach to policing football a...
15:14, 06/14/2019

Pep Guardiola responds to criticism of Manchester City plane song – video Pep Guardiola has apologised to anyone offended by the chant sung on the plane carrying his Manchester City side back from their title win in Brighton. In the song it mentions Liverpool fans being 'ba...
20:14, 05/17/2019

Spieth’s caddie criticism shows turbulent side of teamwork at US Open Michael Greller got it in the ear during the opening round but Jason Day’s new hire shows how golfers value the partnershipIt constitutes a leap of faith to suggest we are witnessing the beginning of ...
15:14, 06/14/2019

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk confrontation....
07:28, 06/16/2019

Facebook aims to prevent census misinformation after criticism for voter suppression ads Facebook will work to prevent misinformation about the 2020 census, the company announced Sunday, and also launched a civil rights task force .        ...
04:28, 07/01/2019

West Point Cadet’s Rape Conviction Is Overturned, Drawing Criticism An Army appeals court sided with a defense theory that the victim engaged in a consensual sexual encounter and took steps to avoid being detected by others nearby....
12:56, 06/09/2019

Manchester City defends anti-Liverpool chant amid criticism Manchester City has denied accusations that the anti-Liverpool song sung by the first-team during its title celebrations referred the Hillsborough disaster or Sean Cox -- a Reds fan who suffered life-...
20:28, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Jr. mocks Roy Moore after campaign announcement, reigniting criticism The president's son took another shot at Alabama Judge Roy Moore on Thursday, alluding to sexual misconduct allegations the Republican senate candidate faced during his run in 2017....
01:28, 06/21/2019

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets i...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Pressure mounts on IAAF as criticism of Caster Semenya ruling grows • Women’s sport organisations say rules are ‘discriminatory’• Semenya to appeal against testosterone limit for female athletesThree global organisations that promote women’s sport have written to athl...
23:42, 05/31/2019

| WATCH: Photo of drowned migrant man, daughter fuels criticism of Trump A heart-rending photograph of a Salvadoran man and his nearly two-year-old daughter drowned in the Rio Grande River has fuelled angry denunciations of the Trump administration's immigration policies....
19:42, 06/26/2019

Arab Officials Mute Criticism of Israel at Mideast Peace Conference The most striking feature of the Trump administration’s conference showcasing the economic side of its Middle East peace plan was what was largely absent: criticism of Israeli policy toward the Palest...
01:14, 06/27/2019

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House crit...
14:14, 06/10/2019

Donald Trump Responds to Meghan Markle's Criticism: "I Didn't Know That She Was Nasty" Donald Trump is set to visit the United Kingdom next week and have meetings with members of the royal family. Meghan Markle, who is on maternity leave after welcoming her and husband Prince......
17:42, 06/01/2019

North Korea's famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism North Korea's famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was reported to have criticized the creators of this year...
12:28, 06/05/2019

A Day After Bruising Debate, Biden Pushes Back Against Criticism on Civil Rights Mr. Biden suffered a setback in his exchange with Kamala Harris, raising questions about his electability and highlighting the unsettled nature of the race....
03:00, 06/29/2019

Kamala Harris takes criticism for offering 'That little girl was me' T-shirt online for $30 Kamala Harris’ campaign capitalized on her viral debate moment with Joe Biden on Thursday night, making a “That little girl was me” T-shirt available via her campaign website....
07:00, 06/29/2019

Hemingway on left's new criticism of Joe Biden: It's now 'radical' to say taxpayers should not fund abortions Joe Biden is taking heat from the left for his support for the Hyde Amendment, which prevents federal funds from being used for abortions except in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mot...
16:56, 06/06/2019

Canadian broadcaster says she received death threats over US women's soccer criticism A Canadian sports broadcaster said she received death threats over her criticism of the U.S. women’s national soccer team following the Americans’ blowout win over Thailand....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Airbnb Faces Renewed Criticism Over Listings in Occupied West Bank Campaigners in support of Palestinians are calling for Airbnb users to deactivate their accounts to protest the company’s decision to allow rental listings for settlements in the occupied West B...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Number of new citizens hits 5-year high under Trump administration, despite Dem criticism U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services set a five-year high in 2018 for the number of people who took the oath of citizenship – despite heated criticism from Democrats about the Trump administratio...
19:28, 06/03/2019

North Korea’s Famed Mass Games Suspended After Criticism From Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers working in precise synchronization, after the premi...
15:14, 06/07/2019

CNN host faces criticism after strange comment about armed rape survivor CNN host Chris Cuomo seemed to raise eyebrows on Twitter Wednesday when he tweeted an enigmatic comment about one of the National Rifle Association's (NRA) promotional videos....
02:56, 05/30/2019

Klobuchar says Biden will have to continue to deal with criticism over Anita Hill treatment 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar said in an interview that aired Sunday that the Anita Hill’s 1991 testimony during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thom...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Daniel Jones, Giants respond to Baker Mayfield's criticism Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones addresses comments about him from Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield to GQ Magazine.       ...
08:14, 08/21/2019

Spain protests Vatican envoy's criticism of Franco reburial plan Spain formally complained to the Vatican on Thursday after its ambassador criticized the Socialist government's attempts to exhume the remains of dictator Francisco Franco and said it had achieved lit...
18:14, 07/04/2019

Dolphins coach speaks to Kenny Stills after player's criticism of owner Coach Brian Flores spoke to Miami Dolphins star Kenny Stills after the wide receiver criticized the team's owner in a tweet for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump....
19:28, 08/10/2019

Self-imposed pressure, outside criticism nearly crushed a ‘League of Legends’ phenom. Now he’s back. Mike “MikeYeung” Yeung struck the North American League Championship Series circuit like a bolt of lightning. Pulled straight from the “League of Legends” soloqueue ladder to save his team, Phoenix1,....
19:14, 07/11/2019

Universal cancels release of violent satire The Hunt after Trump criticism Studio scraps movie about a group of elites hunting ‘deplorables’ following gun violence across US and tweet by TrumpThe Hollywood studio behind a violent satire depicting a dozen supposedly red state...
22:42, 08/10/2019

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
18:14, 07/09/2019

Top Border Official Is Reassigned Amid Criticism of Conditions for Migrant Children The Border Patrol’s veteran El Paso sector chief is being transferred after a series of problems with conditions at detention facilities along the border....
05:42, 07/26/2019

After UK Envoy Sacked, Diplomats Fear Putting Trump Criticism In Writing The lightning-fast resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States on Wednesday after a leak of his correspondence criticizing the Trump administration has sent shivers down the spines of......
05:42, 07/11/2019