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Canada foreign minister to visit Cuba Thursday to discuss Venezuela

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she will visit Cuba on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela and the United States' decision to allow lawsuits for ...

Canada foreign minister to visit Cuba Thursday to discuss Venezuela

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Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willi...
01:34, 05/17/2019

Pompeo will meet Russian foreign minister to discuss Venezuela crisis Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Finland next week to discuss disagreements over the crisis in Venezuela, a US official said Thursday. The two top dip...
20:17, 05/02/2019

China will not allow G20 to discuss Hong Kong, says foreign minister Foreign powers have no right to interfere in ‘internal affair’, says Zhang Jun, as Beijing also calls for trade compromise China has said it will not allow the G20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong iss...
19:17, 06/24/2019

Mexico foreign minister says Pompeo did not discuss 'safe third country' plan Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday, the deadline for an agreement with the United States to reduce migration, that his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo did not mention in talks the pr...
21:34, 07/22/2019

Pompeo to meet with Mexico's foreign minister to discuss immigration, trade U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Sunday to discuss migration and trade, amid heightened bilateral tension ahead of a deadline on a deal tha...
07:51, 07/21/2019

Pompeo and Kuwaiti foreign minister discuss regional, international developments in call Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al Khalid al Sabah discussed the latest regional and international developments with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call late on Sunday, Kuwait's...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday....
18:00, 08/15/2019

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan, was not made public....
07:00, 05/25/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar To Visit China Next Month: Report External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is expected travel to China next month to prepare ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in....
22:17, 07/20/2019

S Jaishankar To Visit Bhutan, His First Overseas Trip As Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on a two-day visit to Bhutan tomorrow, his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the ministry....
19:51, 06/06/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Arrives In Bhutan On First Overseas Visit External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today arrived in Bhutan on a two-day visit. This is his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the ministry, during which he will hold talks with his......
13:34, 06/07/2019

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accordance with the humanitarian principles of neutrali...
22:17, 04/28/2019

Iran's Foreign Minister Plans North Korea Visit: Reports Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is planning to visit North Korea, Iran's state television reported on Sunday, without giving the date of the visit....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Foreign Office minister to visit Iran to call for 'urgent de-escalation' Andrew Murrison will raise concerns about country’s conduct amid rising tensions A Foreign Office minister is to visit Iran on Sunday and call for “urgent de-escalation in the region”, amid heightenin...
16:34, 06/22/2019

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions “What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Iran can’t come to the table under these sanctions.”...
22:17, 07/11/2019

Iran's foreign minister invited to White House, Tehran decided against visit: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reportedly received an invitation to meet President Trump in the White House last month but Tehran decided against such meeting....
21:17, 08/03/2019

Venezuela's Lopez leaves Chile diplomatic residence for Spain's embassy: Chile foreign minister Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez has left Chile's diplomatic residence, which he entered on Tuesday, and moved to the Spanish embassy, Chile's foreign minister Roberto Ampuero said on T...
03:17, 05/01/2019

How many Cuban troops are there in Venezuela? The U.S. says more than 20,000. Cuba says zero. The ambiguity notwithstanding, President Trump has threatened to impose a full embargo and high-level sanctions on Cuba over the alleged Cuban troop presence....
00:34, 05/03/2019

Use Your Leftover Foreign Currency at McDonald's on Thursday If you’ve got a spare euro, yen or rupee hanging around from your last international trip, tomorrow, June 6th is your chance to cash it in for some grade-A American fast food....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development.....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela For all the bluster coming from Washington about President Nicolas Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time when Cuban troops really did try to take control of Venezuela — or at least a remote co...
07:17, 05/17/2019

Foreign businesses at Cuba tourism fair defy new Trump sanctions Foreign companies operating in Cuba's tourism sector said at an industry fair this week they would continue investing in the Caribbean's largest island despite new U.S. sanctions designed to choke its...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is launching widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, ric...
11:17, 05/11/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is help...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Trump threatens sanctions on Cuba over military support for Venezuela's Maduro President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States would hit Cuba with sanctions and an embargo if it continued its military support for the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Trump threatens 'full' embargo on Cuba over Venezuela security support President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to impose a "full and complete embargo" and further sanctions on Cuba if its Communist leadership does not immediately end its military support for Venezue...
01:51, 05/01/2019

Cavallini, David help Canada beat Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored three goals and Canada breezed to a 7-0 victory over Cuba on Sunday in the first game of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader at Bank ...
02:17, 06/24/2019

Trump and Putin Discuss Venezuela, Mueller Report President Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for more than an hour on Friday and discussed the special counsel’s report on Russian interference in U.S. elections and the crisis in...
18:51, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Diplomats meet in Sweden to discuss Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the political turmoil in Venezuela (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Officials say that Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with interests in Venezuela amid ...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Trump threatens ‘complete embargo’ and ‘highest-level sanctions’ against Cuba over Venezuela U.S. officials alleged that Cuba is fomenting violence in Venezuela through its support of President Nicolás Maduro, and Pompeo said Russia talked Maduro out of giving up power....
01:00, 05/01/2019

Canada vows to defends its business in Cuba as U.S. opens way for lawsuits Canada vowed on Friday to defend its businesses operating in Cuba after U.S. President Donald Trump lifted a ban on American citizens filing lawsuits against investors working on the island nation....
04:17, 05/04/2019

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
02:34, 05/31/2019

Top Pentagon brass meet to discuss security crisis in Venezuela U.S. national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday morning to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela as the United States prepares for its next move....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons deal, Venezuela President Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and discussed a range of issues, from nuclear weapons to a three-party arms control agreement to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ...
01:34, 05/04/2019

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy meets Castro in show of unity on Cuba trip Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban Communist Party chief Raul Castro on Friday in Havana in a show of unity as the United States steps up pressure on the...
04:51, 06/08/2019

Guatemalan President Scraps U.S. Visit to Discuss Immigration Proposal The Guatemalan government said it would await a decision by the country’s constitutional court, where two motions have been presented seeking an injunction preventing Jimmy Morales from signing a safe...
07:00, 07/15/2019

Trump, Putin discuss nukes, Venezuela in ‘long and very good’ talk President Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin had a “very productive talk” over the phone Friday while discussing nuclear and trade agreements. The two world leaders also discussed the...
00:17, 05/04/2019

Canada's Trudeau to discuss 'backsliding' on abortion with VP Pence Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he would raise his concerns about "backsliding" on women's rights in the United States and elsewhere when he meets U.S. Vice President Mike Pen...
00:34, 05/30/2019

President Trump Threatens Cuba With Complete Embargo If Cuban Troops Continue Operations in Venezuela (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration declared quick and enthusiastic support Tuesday for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Madu...
04:17, 05/01/2019

Putin to visit Macron in France this month to discuss Ukraine: Kremlin The Kremlin said on Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir would visit France later this month to hold talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on a wide range of topics, including Ukraine....
13:34, 08/13/2019

Trump threatens Cuba with 'full and complete' embargo, 'highest-level sanctions,' citing Venezuela role As Venezuela plunged into a dramatic televised scene of chaos and violence on Tuesday, President Trump warned he would impose a "full and complete embargo" and sanctions on Cuba if its troops do not c...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Officials: American and Russian diplomats meet with other world powers in Sweden to discuss Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Officials: American and Russian diplomats meet with other world powers in Sweden to discuss Venezuela....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Trump to Host Canada’s Trudeau Next Week to Discuss Trade Deal and Huawei Donald Trump is set to host Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau next week as the American president’s tariff threats continue to cloud the outlook for the countries’ trade deal with Mex...
05:51, 06/13/2019

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro met with President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption ...
06:00, 06/12/2019

German minister to meet with Lighthizer on aircraft subsidies issue Thursday German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he would meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday to discuss efforts to settle an ongoing dispute over aircraft subsidies to U.S. p...
19:51, 07/10/2019

PM Modi Arrives In Maldives For First Foreign Visit After Re-Election Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Maldives today for his first foreign visit after being re-elected. The visit is aimed at strengthening ties between the two nations....
17:00, 06/08/2019

Puducherry Chief Minister, Kiran Bedi Meet To Discuss Budget A week after he staged a walked out, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi came face to face at a meeting of the Planning Board to finalize the budget in Puducherry on......
20:51, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-German minister to discuss aircraft subsidies with USTR Lighthizer German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he would meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday to discuss efforts to settle a dispute over aircraft subsidies to U.S. planemaker...
19:51, 07/10/2019

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
05:17, 06/03/2019

Russia to skip international talks on Venezuela in Lima: Foreign Ministry Russia will not be participating in international talks on the political crisis in Venezuela due to be held in Peru next month, its Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday....
23:51, 07/30/2019

Venezuela's UN ambassador: 'foreign powers' like Trump trying to destabilize legitimate government Samuel Moncada, who is the U.N. ambassador for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro’s government, is claiming foreign interventions are the reason for his country’s current destabilization....
00:00, 05/01/2019

PM Modi First Foreign Leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Bombings Prime Minister Narendra Modi will briefly visit Sri Lanka on Sunday during which he will hold discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena, according to the president's office in Colombo....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Scioli meets Interior Minister Frigerio to discuss government's 'consensus' agenda Former governor of Buenos Aires province and presidential hopeful, Daniel Scioli, said his presence at the meeting was part of his attempts to be "an anti-polarisation candidate who seeks equality, th...
15:17, 05/10/2019

Mexican minister to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary to discuss Trump’s tariff threat President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5% on Mexican goods, that would gradually increase to 25%, if Mexico did not stem migration north....
18:51, 06/02/2019

The Marathon Continues: T.I., Charlamagne tha God Visit Capitol Hill to Discuss Nipsey Hussle-Backed Plan to Put Money Into Black Communities Shortly before he was gunned down in front of the clothing store he owned in South Los Angeles in March, rapper, activist and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle had plans to meet with lawmakers to discuss an ...
06:51, 05/25/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
13:34, 06/18/2019

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. U.N. High Commissioner for Human...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan ...
07:51, 06/03/2019

Officials to meet with Attawapiskat families to discuss water concerns: Indigenous Services Minister Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says the federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenges with its water supply, including sending addition...
22:51, 07/22/2019

U.N. rights chief Bachelet to leave monitors in Venezuela after visit U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who was wrapping up an official visit to Venezuela on Friday, will leave two delegates behind to monitor the country's deepening humanitarian crisis, opposit...
05:17, 06/22/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Venezuela's Guaido tells Canada PM he wants elections as soon as possible: Ottawa Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday and told him he was committed to holding free and fair elections as soon as possible, Trudeau's offi...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Trump's U.K. state visit turns from pomp and pageantry to foreign policy President Trump is spending three days in Britain celebrating the 'special relationship' between Britain and the United States.        ...
14:17, 06/04/2019

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized treatment facility on the reserve in November 2017....
04:51, 05/30/2019

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
18:34, 05/22/2019

UK foreign minister Hunt's job in doubt: Sky British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was offered the job of defense minister by incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson but he turned it down, Sky reported....
09:51, 07/24/2019

Spain foreign minister gives up MEP seat with eye on EU top job Spain's acting foreign minister Josep Borrell gave up his newly won European Parliament seat on Wednesday to remain in the Socialist administration at home and stay in the running for a senior job in ...
18:00, 06/26/2019

No need to take EU steps against Turkey seriously: foreign minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas...
11:51, 07/16/2019

Canada’s low unemployment rate boosts demand for temporary foreign workers The federal government says the volume of applications to hire temporary foreign workers is up almost 25 per cent over last year - partly because of Canada's low unemployment rates....
00:51, 06/05/2019

Pence in Canada to talk to Trudeau about trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence touched down in Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North American trade agreement and the two countries' ...
19:34, 05/30/2019

Canada temporarily closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocating for the restoration of democracy."...
05:17, 06/03/2019

Vikings Didn’t Just Pop into Canada for a Visit, They Stayed for Centuries Do you remember that 1992 electro-techno tune by KLF America What Time is Love, which at the beginning declares this music is a 1000 year celebration of the Vikings of modern day Norway reaching Ameri...
20:17, 07/19/2019

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his...
11:51, 05/26/2019

| US will sanction Iran foreign minister: official The United States will blacklist Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and block "billions" more in Iranian assets as part of expanded sanctions, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said....
07:51, 06/26/2019

It's up to EU to avoid no-deal Brexit, says UK foreign minister Britain's foreign minister on Thursday pressed the European Union to amend the terms of Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to take responsibility for a no-deal Brexit if it ...
04:17, 08/09/2019

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed that far too often, Germans turn a blind eye to rig...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Exclusive: U.S. will not blacklist Iran's foreign minister, for now The United States has decided not to impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for now, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, in a sign Washington may be hold...
01:34, 07/12/2019

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order placing sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatoll...
04:17, 08/01/2019

Iran’s foreign minister says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ TOKYO (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal but that the escalating U.S. sanctions are “unacceptable.” The remarks come amid r...
08:34, 05/16/2019

US sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif The United States sanctioned Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Wednesday, following through on a weeks-old threat that is likely to elevate already heightened tensions with Iran....
09:17, 08/01/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has responded defiantly to the US targeting him for his role as Iran's chief diplomat. The sanctions raise questions about the Trump administration's stated willingness to talk wi...
06:51, 08/01/2019

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisa...
12:17, 05/22/2019

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said...
06:34, 06/18/2019

British foreign secretary slams opposition Labour Party’s ‘anti-Americanism’ over Trump visit British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday accused opposition MPs belonging to the left-wing Labour Party of “anti-Americanism” for their criticism of the decision to invite President Trump to t...
04:34, 05/15/2019

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy operations, reviewing Maduro envoys Canada will suspend operations at its embassy in Venezuela immediately because its diplomats will no longer be able to obtain visas, the Canadian foreign minister said on Sunday....
03:00, 06/03/2019

Finland's Greens name Haavisto as foreign minister in new government Finland's Greens, fresh from their best ever election result in April and part of the incoming governing coalition, named party chief Pekka Haavisto as the next foreign minister on Tuesday....
23:00, 06/04/2019

"More For More": Iran Foreign Minister Makes Nuclear Offer To US Iran on Thursday signalled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear programme that met immediate scepticism in Washington....
04:34, 07/19/2019

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Congratulates S Jaishankar Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi on Friday congratulated S Jaishankar on his appointment as India's External Affairs Minister and praised his positive contributions to the......
22:34, 05/31/2019

UK foreign minister Hunt says cannot envisage joining U.S.-led war with Iran Britain does not expect the United States to request that the United Kingdom joins a war with Iran and London would be unlikely to agree to join such a conflict, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on ...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initiative to bolster a faltering peace process aiming t...
18:17, 06/22/2019

Iran foreign minister accuses U.S.'s Bolton of plotting for war Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday....
22:51, 06/25/2019

Polish foreign minister accuses EU of double standard Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz came to Berlin to defend the Law and Justice government's restructuring of the judiciary. He accused Germany of having "politicized" state prosecutors....
00:34, 06/20/2019

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU was willing to renegotiate the Brexit...
17:51, 06/09/2019

U.N. concerned by U.S. curbs on Iranian foreign minister while in New York The United Nations told the United States it is concerned by tight travel restrictions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his visit to New York this week, U.N. spokesman Farhan Ha...
06:00, 07/16/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
00:34, 05/12/2019

"Childish Behaviour," Says Iran After US Sanctions Foreign Minister Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behaviour" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning tensions between two foes at loggerheads over Gulf...
00:17, 08/02/2019

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
10:00, 07/12/2019

Sushma Swaraj, BJP Veteran And Former Foreign Minister, Dies At 67 Sushma Swaraj, former foreign minister and one of the BJP's tallest leaders, is dead, Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences said late this evening. Ms Swaraj was rushed to the hospital by......
20:51, 08/06/2019

Iran foreign minister says U.S. sanctioned him because he is a 'threat' to its agenda Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a tweet on Wednesday that the United States sanctioned him because he is a threat to its agenda....
04:51, 08/01/2019

Sushma Swaraj, India's former foreign minister, dies at 67 Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, 67, passed away in New Delhi late Tuesday after suffering cardiac arrest, according to a hospital statement....
01:51, 08/07/2019

Pak Foreign Minister Briefs US Counterpart On Action Taken Against Terror Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi today briefed his American counterpart Mike Pompeo about the steps taken by Islamabad to address the concerns raised by the Financial Action Task Force.....
22:51, 06/18/2019

Iran foreign minister in India for talks after U.S. sanctions Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will hold talks with his counterpart in the Indian capital on Tuesday after New Delhi stopped purchases of Iranian oil this month in the wake of renewed U.S. sancti...
11:51, 05/14/2019

US is 'not in a position to obliterate Iran,' Iranian foreign minister says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has responded to President Donald Trump's recent threats to Tehran on Twitter, saying that the United States "is not in a position to obliterate Iran."...
00:51, 06/27/2019

Swiss need more time to clinch EU treaty: foreign minister Switzerland's political system of painstaking consensus-building requires more time to strike a deal with the European Union on a new treaty, Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said, suggesting no quick ...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Former Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj dies age 67 Sushma Swaraj was one of India's best-known female politicians and stood out with a pioneering, active presence on social media. She served as foreign minister from 2014 until earlier this year....
13:17, 08/07/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Prisoner Exchange With U.S. The foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said he had the authority to negotiate a prisoner exchange, in what seemed like an overture in a worsening relationship....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week’s emergency Arab League meeting calle...
09:17, 05/24/2019

Trump administration sanctions Iran’s foreign minister The US on Wednesday slapped financial sanctions on Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, as part of its escalating campaign of pressure against the Islamic Republic. The unusual action ...
02:51, 08/01/2019

Venezuela oil minister says economy, oil industry under U.S. siege Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Sunday his country's economy and oil industry was under economic and financial siege by the U.S. government....
19:17, 05/19/2019

Pence and Trudeau talk trade, China, abortion during Canada visit The vice president expressed optimism for the North American trade deal and tried to put a more positive spin on U.S.-Canada ties, which have soured under President Trump....
03:34, 05/31/2019

French Foreign Minister Congratulates New Indian Counterpart S Jaishankar French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Friday congratulated S Jaishankar for taking over as the External Affairs Minister and said he was looking forward to deepening of bilateral ties....
06:34, 06/01/2019

Britain listens to the United States on Huawei, foreign minister says Britain takes careful notice of what the United States says on the risks of using Huawei in 5G networks and does not want to be overly dependent on a third country for certain technologies, Foreign Se...
09:51, 06/03/2019

UK Foreign Minister Warns Of Conflict In Gulf "Happening By Accident" British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on Monday issued a stark warning of the dangers of conflict erupting "by accident" in the Gulf, as tensions between the United States and Iran soar....
13:00, 05/13/2019

UK Foreign Minister Hunt warns U.S.-Iran conflict risk Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt warned on Monday of the risks of an unintended conflict between the United States and Iran over the unraveling nuclear deal....
11:51, 05/13/2019

Iran foreign minister warns Trump to back off threats Iran’s foreign minister on Monday dismissed President Trump’s tweeted “genocidal taunts,” warning him not to threaten the Islamic Republic’s existence. With tensions mounting between the two countries...
21:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. tariff threats against Mexico 'unfair': Mexican foreign minister Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he would travel to Washington shortly to hold talks with U.S. officials to try to head off U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, ...
17:51, 05/31/2019

As the Nuclear Deal Totters, So Do the Fortunes of Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian most closely associated with the 2015 pact, is under fire both at home and in Washington, which is weighing sanctions on him....
17:00, 07/04/2019

World Leaders Pay Tribute To Former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj Tributes continued to pour in from world dignitaries for former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who died on Tuesday evening after a cardiac arrest....
09:51, 08/07/2019

U.S. puts sanctions on Iranian foreign minister Zarif, who says they won't affect him The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, targeting the country's top spokesman and potentially hurting chances of diplomatic talks amid rising...
04:51, 08/01/2019

US Envoy To Afghanistan Briefs Foreign Minister On US-Taliban Talks US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad on Tuesday met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and apprised him about progress in the Afghan peace process....
20:51, 08/06/2019

Iranian foreign minister heading to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was on his way to New York on Saturday to attend a United Nations conference, the official Islamic Republic News Agency said....
17:00, 07/13/2019

Rouhani says 'childish' of U.S. to sanction Iran foreign minister Zarif Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States of "childish behavior" and acting out of fear on Thursday after Washington imposed sanctions on Iran's foreign minister amid rising tensions ...
10:51, 08/01/2019

Iranian foreign minister heads to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to New York on Saturday to a United Nations conference, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported, amid rising tension between Washington and Tehran...
19:17, 07/13/2019

Iran's foreign minister says talks on ballistic missiles with US possible Mohammad Javad Zarif offered an initially high price for such negotiations – the halt of American arms sales to both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, two key U.S. allies in the Persian...
20:34, 07/16/2019

The Latest: Iran’s foreign minister tweets response to Trump DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Ir...
12:51, 05/20/2019

UK foreign minister calls U.S. 'send her back' chanting deeply concerning: TV British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that chants at a President Trump rally of "send her back" were deeply concerning, Channel 5 reported....
18:00, 07/18/2019

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif: Iran won't bow to U.S. pressure Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday Tehran won't back down or give in to the United States, warning it will only work with countries that speak in reverence and respect....
13:51, 07/01/2019

U.S. levies sanctions against Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif for working on behalf of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei....
01:51, 08/01/2019

Iran foreign minister tweets map with detailed coordinates of drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted a map on Saturday with detailed coordinates which he said show a U.S. drone shot down by Iran on Thursday was within the Islamic Republic's territ...
18:17, 06/22/2019

Turkish foreign minister discusses defense, Syria with Pompeo Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the Russian S-400 missile defense system and the U.S. F-35 fighter jet program, a foreign ...
14:51, 07/20/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Is BJP's Rajya Sabha Candidate From Gujarat The BJP today fielded External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and party leader JM Thakor as its nominees for the by-elections to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat. The move came hours after Dr Jaishankar, a...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Iran Foreign Minister Accuses US's John Bolton Of Plotting For War Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday....
02:34, 06/26/2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: no information about losing drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was not aware of any downing of an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, after President Donald Trump said a U.S. Navy ship had "dest...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Modest Deal to End Impasse With U.S. The Iranian foreign minister sounded philosophical if nothing came of efforts to restart negotiations to the nuclear accord that President Trump has jettisoned....
21:51, 07/18/2019

German Foreign Minister rules out joining U.S.-led Hormuz mission Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz as it wants to ease tensions with Iran, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday....
21:51, 07/31/2019

Iran’s President Calls U.S. Sanctions on the Foreign Minister ‘Childish’ (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country’s foreign minister, describing the move on Thursday as “childis...
11:17, 08/01/2019

For Tax Relief Foreign Investors Can Register As Firms: Finance Minister While presenting the Union Budget for Financial Year 2019-20, Ms Sitharaman proposed to raise surcharge on the super-rich. Those with an annual income between Rs 2 crore and Rs 5 crore would be levied...
21:51, 07/18/2019

Iran will continue exporting oil under any conditions: Iranian foreign minister  Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday....
03:00, 07/14/2019

Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
09:34, 06/04/2019

No Secret Immigration Deal Exists With U.S., Mexico’s Foreign Minister Says The United States and Mexico will review immigration figures in 45 and 90 days, but Marcelo Ebrard directly contradicted the president’s claim of a signed deal....
22:34, 06/10/2019

Iran’s foreign minister warns U.S. cannot ‘expect to stay safe’ Iran’s foreign minister warned the U.S. on Monday that it “cannot expect to stay safe” after launching what he described as an economic war against Tehran, taking a hard-line stance amid a visit by Ge...
03:51, 06/11/2019

Iran's foreign minister warns US 'cannot expect to stay safe' Javad Zarif says only way to reduce tensions is to stop economic war against Tehran Iran’s foreign minister has warned the US it “cannot expect to stay safe” after launching what he described as an ec...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Mexican foreign minister cites advances in U.S. immigration talks Mexican officials have made some advances in their talks with U.S. officials to address the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday after meeting...
20:34, 06/06/2019

Three more foreign airlines could operate domestic flights in Brazil -minister Three more foreign airlines are in talks with the Brazilian government to start domestic flight operations in the country, Brazil's infrastructure minister Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas told reporters on ...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Venezuela's Maduro appears with defense minister after uprising Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appeared in a state television broadcast on Tuesday night together with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, his first public appearance since the opposition called f...
04:34, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that top military brass would be replaced after a fai...
10:17, 07/08/2019

Britain is turbo-charging no-deal Brexit preparations: foreign minister Britain is turbo-charging its no-deal Brexit preparations and will be ready to leave the European Union with or without a deal on Oct. 31, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monday....
09:17, 07/29/2019

Iran foreign minister says country 'had no choice' but to build missiles for defense Iran’s foreign minister said Wednesday that his country must manufacture missiles for defensive purposes, days after he appeared to suggest the weapons could be up for negotiations....
02:34, 07/18/2019

China's Ambassador To India Luo Zhaohui Appointed Vice Foreign Minister Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has been elevated as vice-minister of foreign affairs. Announcing Mr Luo's appointment as the vice foreign minister, China's State Council or the......
15:51, 05/29/2019

Iran Foreign Minister Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked China to help save the nuclear deal, seeking to bolster ties as the U.S. intensifies its campaign to isolate Iran....
18:34, 05/17/2019

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’...
11:17, 06/10/2019

German government plane 'gremlin' strikes again, delays foreign minister Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carries top German politicians has faced a litany of pr...
20:17, 05/19/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday extended waivers allowing foreign firms to work at Iranian nuclear facilities without U.S. penalties even as it hit Iran’s foreign mini...
11:17, 08/01/2019

Iran's foreign minister sanctioned after declining Trump's 'chat' invitation Mohammad Javad Zarif says he was invited for White House talks and threatened with sanctions if he did not attendIran’s foreign minister has said he was invited for White House talks with Donald Trump...
08:17, 08/06/2019

Turkey will not allow Syria safe zone agreement to be delayed: foreign minister Turkey will not allow efforts to establish a safe zone with the United States in northeast Syria to stall in the same way that their agreement on control of the Syrian town of Manbij has been delayed,...
15:17, 08/08/2019

Watch: Pak Foreign Minister Heckled In London Over Lack Of Media Freedom Amidst reports of growing press censorship in Pakistan, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist in London alleging that his social media account was......
10:00, 07/12/2019

US, Allies Turning Gulf Region Into "Matchbox": Iranian Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", according to Al Jazeera television....
07:00, 08/13/2019

Iran foreign minister visits India amid falling oil revenue Iran's foreign minister has met with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi, days after India decided to follow U.S. restrictions on buying Iranian oil....
15:34, 05/14/2019

U.S. crafting surrender plan, not peace deal: Palestinian foreign minister The United States seems to be crafting a plan for a Palestinian surrender to Israel instead of a peace deal, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki told a meeting at the United Nations attended ...
02:34, 05/10/2019

German foreign minister headed to Iran to save nuclear deal Heiko Maas has announced he will travel to Tehran next week in an effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. Maas, the first German diplomat to visit Iran in over two years, will meet counterpart Mohamm...
20:51, 06/06/2019

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has dra...
05:34, 06/07/2019

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on issue of Syria safe zone: foreign minister Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thu...
15:17, 05/02/2019

India's foreign minister visits China amid Kashmir crisis The crisis in India-controlled Kashmir, which is reeling from New Delhi's shock decision this week to revoke its autonomy, is likely to dominate the talks between India's foreign minister and Chinese ...
07:34, 08/11/2019

Mexican foreign minister warns U.S. of dire economic consequences of tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, who spoke at a news conference in Washington, said the threat by President Trump would have no impact on Mexico’s immigration policy....
08:51, 06/04/2019

Senior BJP Leader, Ex-Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, 67, Dies: Updates Sushma Swaraj Death: Former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi after she became critically ill....
20:51, 08/06/2019

Wrong to think new British PM can renegotiate Brexit deal: Luxembourg foreign minister Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said on Monday that it would be wrong to think that a new British prime minister could renegotiate a Brexit deal, as all the main elements of the accord ha...
10:17, 06/17/2019

Iran asks U.N. chief to push back against U.S. sanctions on foreign minister Iran asked U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday to push back against the United States after it imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, describing the move as...
00:51, 08/07/2019

Iran exceeds uranium caps set by nuclear deal, foreign minister says Iran's enriched low-grade uranium stockpiles have exceeded the 300 kilogram limit set by the 2015 nuclear deal, marking Tehran's first major breach of the landmark accord since US President Donald Tru...
18:34, 07/01/2019

German foreign minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazilian leaders to talk about co-operation between the ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Saudi foreign minister: Attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with 'firmness' Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Wednesday that attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with "strength and firmness" and that more efforts were needed to combat the activities of the g...
00:34, 05/30/2019

The U.S. ‘Shot Itself in the Foot’ by Pulling Out of the Nuclear Deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Says The U.S. “shot itself in the foot” by pulling out of the nuclear accord with Iran, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said, offering a grim outlook for the chance of opening talks with President...
07:17, 07/18/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Escalating Tensions The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in a dramatic step bound to further escalate tensions with Tehran....
08:17, 08/01/2019

Trump sanctions Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif President Trump is imposing sanctions on Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, amid deepening tensions with Tehran over the 2015 nuclear deal and Iranian attacks on international shipping in ...
05:17, 08/01/2019

Iran's foreign minister, U.N. secretary-general meet in New York: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York on Thursday and discussed the Iranian tanker seized by the British Navy, a report b...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Venezuela to blend domestic, imported oil to keep exports afloat -oil minister Venezuela will stick to its plan of blending domestic and foreign crude to maintain and even increase oil production and exports in the face of sanctions prohibiting U.S. companies from buying the cou...
19:17, 07/02/2019

Blackouts plunge Venezuela into chaos as minister blames saboteurs Nationwide outages caused by ‘electromagnetic attack’ on hydroelectric system, government claims Venezuela has been hit by a nationwide power outage which the government has blamed on an “electromagne...
07:17, 07/23/2019

Venezuela's defense minister says armed forces remain with Maduro Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said on Tuesday that the armed forces remained "firmly in defense" of the "legitimate" government of President Nicolas Maduro, after opposition leader Juan...
14:17, 04/30/2019

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkish minister says Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 201...
18:34, 05/16/2019

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
16:51, 06/08/2019

China's assistant foreign minister says global community sees harm from protectionism China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that the international community recognizes harm from protectionism, and that China will safeguard its fundamental interests....
05:51, 06/24/2019

Detained British-flagged tanker must go through legal process: Iran foreign minister The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero must go through a legal process because it violated maritime regulations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told British Foreign Minister Je...
21:00, 07/20/2019

Iran media depicts German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas as a Nazi German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visit to Iran received widespread coverage in the country's media, which seemed to unanimously criticize Germany and the EU for their inability to help Iran circumve...
17:51, 06/12/2019

Mexico's deputy foreign minister Seade met Lighthizer over tariffs: staff member Mexico's Deputy Foreign Minister Jesus Seade met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue over a tariff and immigration dispute, a member of Seade...
20:34, 06/04/2019

No reason for Iran to stick to nuclear commitments unilaterally: deputy foreign minister Iran has no reason left to carry out commitments under its 2015 nuclear deal without reciprocation from the remaining European signatories, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday, accor...
20:34, 06/25/2019

Trump administration sanctions Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.        ...
05:51, 08/01/2019

Dianne Feinstein dined with Iranian foreign minister as US feud with Tehran escalated Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a top member of the minority party in the upper chamber, met recently with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at a time of escalating tensions between Washington and ...
08:51, 05/28/2019

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous” and threatening to international peace and se...
01:17, 05/26/2019

Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect to stay safe’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect to stay safe’...
14:51, 06/10/2019

In Slip Of Tongue, Rajnath Singh Calls Foreign Minister Jaishankar Prasad There was a slip of tounge by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha on Wednesday when he referred to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar as "Jaishankar Prasad"....
20:51, 07/24/2019

Neo-Nazi march prompts German foreign minister to warn of right-wing terror Hundreds of neo-Nazis marched with torches, flags and drums through the eastern German town of Plauen this week. The incident has put authorities in the state of Saxony back on the defensive....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Russian foreign minister to hold rare talks with U.S. counterpart next week: TASS Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold rare face-to-face talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Finland next week, TASS news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as say...
13:17, 05/03/2019

Sushma Swaraj Discusses Wuhan Summit Agenda With China's Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of a multilateral meeting in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek and discussed issues of bilateral......
14:17, 05/22/2019

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday in a press conference broadcast live on state TV....
14:00, 07/07/2019

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

Jailed former Venezuela interior minister begins hunger strike: legislator A former Venezuelan interior minister who was detained last year is on hunger strike in protest over being held incommunicado for 75 days, an opposition legislator and a source close to the case said ...
02:51, 07/12/2019

Ireland’s prime minister welcomes protests during Trump visit Ireland’s prime minister said President Trump will be welcomed to his country during his visit next month – but that protest is not only allowed, it is “welcome.” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was aske...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Visit Mozambique From Sunday In his first overseas trip as Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh will travel to Mozambique on a three-day visit beginning Sunday during which three bilateral agreements will be signed to boost military.....
21:00, 07/26/2019

British minister to visit Iran on Sunday for talks on tensions Britain's Middle East minister Andrew Murrison will visit Iran on Sunday for "frank and constructive" talks, the Foreign Office said, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington after the do...
14:34, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
18:51, 05/19/2019

With the help of his boyfriend, a German reporter asked Iran’s foreign minister why the country executes people for being gay Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif did not directly deny that gay people have been executed in Iran and instead cited a need to respect “moral principles."...
15:17, 06/12/2019

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
10:17, 06/08/2019

Chinese foreign minister claims 'black hand' of Western involvement in Hong Kong Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has accused the "black hand" of Western forces of attempting to use recent mass demonstrations in Hong Kong to "stir up trouble" in the city....
10:34, 06/20/2019

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in...
00:17, 05/23/2019

Iran Foreign Minister To Reach India Today, Hold Talks With Sushma Swaraj Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will reach New Delhi on Tuesday to hold talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj primarily on impact of the US ending waivers on import of oil.....
21:34, 05/13/2019

Bihar Encephalitis Deaths Reach 73, Minister To Visit Tomorrow: 10 Points Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed the lives of 6 more children in Bihar today as the state grapples with the deadly disease. The number of deaths in Muzaffarpur now stands at 73 this month.......
20:17, 06/15/2019

PM Modi's Visit After Easter Bombings Helped Sri Lanka Tourism: Minister In an effort to restore the Sri Lankan tourism following the Easter attacks in April, the country's tourism minister John Amaratunga visited Mumbai to canvas his country as a safe destination....
03:17, 06/25/2019

At Bihar Hospital, Child Died During Health Minister's Visit, Says Family A child died in front of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardan, who is visiting Bihar's Sri Krishna Medical College hospital today to review the ground situation in the state. Over the last month,......
12:34, 06/16/2019

Rajnath Singh Flies To Siachen Today, His First Visit As Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will today meet troops at Siachen Glacier - the world's highest battlefield - in his first visit outside the national capital as Defence Minister....
06:51, 06/03/2019

Home Minister Amit Shah Likely To Visit J&K Amid Turmoil: Sources Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir after the ongoing parliament session amid uncertainty triggered after the state government's advisory to Amarnath pilgrims and tourists to....
21:17, 08/03/2019

Trump sanctions on Iranian foreign minister could expose the real face of the country's 'charmer-in-chief' The Trump administration is expected to sanction Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, any day now, and the announcement could offer a rare glimpse into the internal dealings of the country's...
03:00, 06/29/2019

China-Canada differences run much deeper than outgoing ambassador: minister Jim Carr said the federal government is awaiting China's decision on its replacement for outgoing ambassador Lu Shaye, who has had harsh words for Canada during a tenure that began in 2017....
01:00, 06/06/2019

Canada will move on new drug price rules in 'very near future': minister Work on the Canadian government's proposal to crack down on patented drug prices is underway and "movement" should come very soon, Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor said on Wednesday....
19:34, 06/12/2019

China has blocked two Canadian pork exporters, Canada agriculture minister says Canada's agriculture minister said the Chinese government has suspended the export permits of two Canadian pork exporters, marking the latest irritant in a widening diplomatic dispute....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Canada’s agriculture minister meets briefly with Chinese counterpart about canola at G20 Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau briefly met with her Chinese counterpart, where she expressed Canada's concern with the suspension of canola exports to China over claims it is contaminated....
04:17, 05/14/2019

Trump doubles down on backing Boris Johnson as next British prime minister ahead of UK visit President Trump, in an interview published Saturday, doubled down on his backing of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May -- saying the blustery Brexite...
19:34, 06/01/2019

Report Finds Canada Prime Minister Trudeau Violated Conflict of Interest Law (Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke the nation’s conflict of interest law by pressuring his former attorney general to help SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. settle corruption charges o...
03:34, 08/15/2019

Canada Finance Minister says permitting work on Trans Mountain oil pipeline underway Work to obtain building permits for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline started on Wednesday, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said, a day after the federal government approved the contentious expan...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada's Justice Minister to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer, who is being detained in Vancouver on U.S. fraud charges against her, on Monday urged Canada's Minister of Justice to reconsider whether to withdraw the e...
19:17, 06/24/2019

In First Official Visit, Irish Prime Minister Declines to Meet With Trump on a Golf Course Owned by the President (SHANNON, Ireland) — For the backdrop to his first official visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump wanted to promote his golf course on the nation’s rocky west coast. The Irish governmen...
23:34, 06/05/2019

Brexit will be 'catastrophic', first minister tells Boris Johnson ahead of his visit to Wales - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s first visit to Wales as prime minister 1.03pm BST Downing Street has just sent out the readout of Boris J...
14:51, 07/30/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Rising Sanctions The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country's top diplomat....
08:17, 08/01/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike between the two countries....
21:17, 05/20/2019

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement...
03:00, 07/14/2019

As Canada-China relations worsen, a Trudeau cabinet minister sends cheery tweets from China The Trudeau Liberals are defending a cabinet minister's business promotion trip to China while China has two Canadians -- including a business operator -- in jail....
01:00, 07/04/2019

Iranian foreign minister: U.S. 'cannot expect to stay safe' because of 'economic war' "Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it," said Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister.        ...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Boris Johnson secretly pursuing 'dangerous no-deal Brexit' says Nicola Sturgeon on Prime Minister's first visit to Scotland Nicola Sturgeon believes Boris Johnson is secretly pursuing a "dangerous" no-deal Brexit, the SNP leader said after her first meeting with the new Prime Minister....
03:51, 07/30/2019

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Canada Letter: Jason Kenney and the New Alliance on Canada’s Right Alberta’s incoming premier has already allied himself with four other Conservative provincial leaders against carbon taxes and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Woe Canada could become Oh Canada at Hamilton Golf Club The second-round leaderboard at the Canadian Open on Friday had an unusual look, littered with local names at a championship that has not been kind to the home contingent in recent decades....
07:17, 06/08/2019

Prince William, Kate visit royal baby Archie, Prince Charles to visit this week Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is a hit with royal relatives: The queen met him first; Prince William and Kate followed Tuesday, and grandpa Prince Charles will see him soon.   &#...
04:17, 05/15/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Mas...
01:34, 05/22/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
11:51, 05/26/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa....
06:34, 06/01/2019

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
19:34, 05/21/2019

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha.....
16:00, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as pr...
10:17, 05/25/2019

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document se...
00:34, 07/13/2019

UK business minister and trade minister go as Johnson becomes PM Britain's business minister Greg Clark and trade minister Liam Fox both said they would no longer be in government after Boris Johnson was formally appointed prime minister on Wednesday....
18:34, 07/24/2019

Cuba travel restrictions: What you need to know Travel to Cuba got more difficult -- and more confusing -- this week for Americans and travelers under US jurisdiction. Here's what we know about the most significant traveler impacts of the new Trump...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Can Americans still go to Cuba? Yes, but it's more difficult The Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba have made it harder, but far from impossible, for Americans to visit the island nation....
01:51, 06/06/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. through the years Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged June 13 with "forcible touching" involving an accusation he groped a woman in a bar. The actor through the years.        ...
03:51, 06/14/2019

The 7 best deals you can get this Thursday Getting in a little retail therapy before the weekend? Sounds perfect. Saving money on all your faves from Thermoworks, Amazon, and more? Even better.       ...
17:34, 07/11/2019

Still Unsettled Thursday The threat for severe storms shifts toward the east coast Thursday but heavy rain & localized flash flooding remains a hazard as scattered showers & t-showers hang on in the Commonwealth. The flash fl...
11:51, 06/20/2019

The 8 best deals you can get this Thursday Getting in a little retail therapy before the weekend? Sounds perfect. Saving money on all your faves from Thermoworks, Amazon, and more? Even better.       ...
20:51, 07/11/2019

7 best deals you can get this Thursday This Thursday, you can snag some pretty amazing discounts at Anthropologie, Thermoworks, Nordstrom Rack, and more.       ...
18:51, 07/25/2019

EU says will respond to controversial US move on Cuba The EU says a move by the US to fully implement the Helms-Burton Act on Cuba violates international law. European companies could be affected by lawsuits resulting from Washington's decision....
12:17, 05/02/2019

Martinique thrash Cuba 3-0 at Gold Cup Martinique kept their hopes of advancing to the knockout stage of the Gold Cup alive while eliminating Cuba with an emphatic 3-0 win in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday....
10:00, 06/20/2019

US tightens Cuba travel restrictions The US is no longer allowing people-to-people educational travel to Cuba. The Trump administration says that the Caribbean country has a "destabilizing role" in the region....
20:34, 06/04/2019

U.S. further tightens travel restrictions for Cuba The United States further tightened travel restrictions to Cuba on Tuesday by limiting some group travel to the island nation along with travel by private vessels like cruise ships, the Treasury Depar...
22:34, 06/04/2019

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Americans to Travel to Cuba. Here’s What to Know Traveling to Cuba just got tougher for Americans. The U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce announced new restrictions Tuesday that include travel bans for cruise ships and group tours from the U....
23:34, 06/05/2019

The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Thursday Want to save big this Thursday? Here are all the best Amazon deals happening now that you definitely don't want to miss.       ...
19:51, 08/08/2019

PM Modi To Take Oath On Thursday At 7 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take oath for his second term at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday 7 pm, President Ram Nath Kovind has tweeted. PM Modi had met President Kovind and staked a claim.....
16:34, 05/26/2019

The 7 best deals you can get online this Thursday This Thursday, you can snag some pretty amazing discounts at Anthropologie, Thermoworks, Nordstrom Rack, and more.       ...
19:51, 07/25/2019

Too Cool For The Pool Thursday Summer warmth is on hiatus Thursday! We’ll see unseasonably cool highs in the mid to upper 60s- Lexington’s average high in mid to late April. The Great Lakes low that’s ushering in ...
11:17, 06/13/2019

Thursday Forecast: Hot and breezy TUCSON – Today is looking breezy and dry, with the high at 107 degrees in Tucson. A Excessive Heat Warning is in effect throughout tomorrow. No need to worry about the above average temperatures...
15:51, 06/13/2019

Cuba legalizes independent movie-making Cuba's Communist government on Thursday issued a decree legalizing the country's independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production, although critics said it fails to resolve issue...
02:17, 06/28/2019

Scientific cooperation between US, Cuba declines under Trump NEW YORK — The degradation of relations between the US and Cuba under President Donald Trump has begun to cut into scientific and medical cooperation on issues ranging from treatment of infectious dis...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Cuba cancels Conga Against Homophobia parade HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government has cancelled a parade widely seen as a sign of progress on gay rights. The state-run Center for Sex Education run by Mariela Castro, the daughter of Communist Party...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement in Cuba HAVANA — Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence — brightly colored tattoos, spandex bodysuits, Technicolor hair — and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs rang...
05:51, 07/16/2019

Cuba cruise ship ban unsettles travelers US cruise ships will no longer be allowed to travel to Cuba, according to the Trump administration. The announcement has confused and unsettled travelers....
17:34, 06/05/2019

Lawyer: Cuba Gooding Jr. to surrender but did nothing wrong NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. says the actor will go ahead with plans to turn himself in to New York City police amid allegations he groped a woman at a Manhattan night spot. Lawyer Ma...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Why Cuba's streets are flooded with classic cars Classic cars fill the streets of Cuba and a trip isn't complete without a ride. Cubans have used their ingenuity to keep these decades-old cars on the streets. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stori...
09:00, 07/22/2019

Cuba's Chinese-made train starts its first run Cuba's first new train in over 40 years has set off on its maiden voyage. With support from China, the Cuban government hopes to fully restore the Caribbean country's decrepit rail system by the end o...
09:17, 07/14/2019

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Madur...
11:34, 06/05/2019

Cuba to renovate site known for hosting rally against US The Cuban government says it is renovating the Anti-Imperialist Tribune, a massive stage that was known for being an iconic site of its ideological battle with the United States....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Cuba, with one of highest inmate populations, pardons 2,604 Communist-run Cuba, which has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world, has pardoned 2,604 convicts, state-run media reported on Friday, without releasing a list of those pardoned....
19:34, 07/19/2019

Cuba have golden punch in Pan Am boxing ring Cuba landed the golden punch in the Pan Am Games boxing ring on Thursday, rolling out a lineup of Olympic and world champions to fight their way up the medal table....
11:17, 08/02/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. led by police in handcuffs Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was led by police in handcuffs Thursday. He was arrested an charged with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a New York City night spot. (June 13) ...
01:51, 06/14/2019

Police ID Thursday’s shooting victim TUCSON – Police are actively investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Thursday morning in central Tucson. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan with Tucson Police Department, officers responded to a ...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Heavy Rain Continues into Thursday Rain, rain go away! More off and on downpours and thunderstorms will roll through the Bluegrass into Thursday. Some storms could be on the strong to severe side this evening. Heavy rain and hail, alon...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Storm Threat Rising Thursday This isn’t a slam dunk setup for severe weather but we’ll see a chance developing Thursday afternoon & evening. It’s looking like it may be in two waves, late afternoon & again mid t...
10:00, 05/09/2019

TUSD to hold job fair Thursday TUCSON –Are you looking for a job in the education field? Tucson Unified School District is hosting a job fair on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cholla High School, located at 2001 W. Starr Pass Bl...
17:34, 06/04/2019

Thursday Forecast: Cool conditions on tap TUCSON – It’s going to be another cool day in Southern Arizona. This week’s second storm system passed through Arizona this morning, leaving behind cool conditions here in the Old Pueblo. ...
16:17, 05/23/2019

The 5 best early Prime Day deals you can get this Thursday Amazon Prime Day is a few days away, but you can already start saving on incredible products like Instant Pots, Echoes, and robot vacuums.       ...
20:51, 07/11/2019

The 7 most amazing deals and sales you can get this Thursday This Thursday, score huge savings online on everything from All-Clad cookware to Anker flashlights, massagers, and more.       ...
18:00, 06/13/2019

MLB notebook: Scherzer set to return Thursday Washington Nationals ace right-hander Max Scherzer is set to return from the 10-day injured list to start Thursday against the visiting Colorado Rockies, manager Dave Martinez told reporters Tuesday....
04:17, 07/24/2019

Lawyer: Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn self in on groping charge NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn himself in to New York City police on Thursday to face allegations he groped a woman at a Manhattan night spot, his lawyer said. Gooding, the Oscar-win...
21:51, 06/12/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Cuba forces dissidents into exile, advocacy group says Cuba's state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organization said on Wednesday....
11:34, 06/19/2019

Antuna has hat trick, Mexico routs Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup Uriel Antuna had a hat trick, Raúl Jiménez scored twice and top-seeded Mexico cruised to a 7-0 rout over Cuba on the opening day of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at the Rose Bowl   &#...
08:51, 06/16/2019

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by th...
00:34, 06/15/2019

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
10:34, 06/10/2019

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial governors while retaining the one-party system....
03:00, 07/14/2019

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. faces judge in groping case NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Cuba Gooding Jr. are providing a court with video they say will show the actor did not grope a woman at a New York City bar. The prosecution, meanwhile, presented the court...
18:51, 06/26/2019

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the ...
21:34, 06/01/2019

Passengers rerouted amid Cuba travel restrictions Cruise passengers were disappointed Tuesday, that their cruise on the Majesty of the Seas scheduled to go to Cuba had been re-routed due to new travel restrictions by the Trump administration. (June 5...
01:17, 06/06/2019

Trump administration puts new restrictions on Cuba travel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing major new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on many forms of educational and recreational travel. A Treasur...
17:51, 06/04/2019

Cuba launches rationing in face of economic crisis HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says it will begin rationing chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis. Commerce Minister Betsy Díaz Velázquez...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Cuba says fuel shortage, blackouts are temporary, being fixed Cuban authorities sought to reassure jittery citizens this week that recent power outages and a fuel shortage were due to temporary problems that were being fixed rather than a broader decline in the ...
00:34, 07/20/2019

Trump Administration Imposes Cuba Travel Limits Americans will be barred from taking cruise ships to Cuba under tighter travel restrictions the Trump administration rolled out Tuesday, as it raises pressure on Havana to stop supporting Venezuela’s ...
16:51, 06/05/2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks in bid to boost connectivity Cuba announced on Wednesday it would legalize private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet and connect computers, as well as allow imports of equipment like routers in another step toward expanding c...
05:17, 05/30/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration card, due to shortages that it blamed partly on th...
02:00, 05/11/2019

New US policy on seized property in Cuba threatens EU ties Trump administration changes to the so-called Helms-Burton Act have come into force, allowing for lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba. The move has set the White House on a collision course with Eu...
12:17, 05/02/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Arrested and Charged With Groping Woman at an NYC Bar Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing up to a year in jail if he’s convicted of forcibly touching a woman, a charge for which he was arrested Thursday after turning himself in to police in New York....
06:34, 06/14/2019

Cuba travel ban goes into effect: 800,000 cruise passengers impacted As of Wednesday, cruise ships and private vessels can no longer visit Cuba, the Commerce Department said. But what if you've already booked a cruise?        ...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Cuba cancels annual ‘Conga Against Homophobia’ parade Cuban activists denounced the government’s decision to cancel this year’s gay rights parade, with some speculating the decision was made due to rising political hostility from the Trump administration...
22:00, 05/08/2019

US imposes new Cuba travel restrictions including ban on cruises Trump administration says ‘group educational travel’ and cruise ships will no longer be ways for US citizens to visit CubaThe Trump administration has imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba ...
22:17, 06/04/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for allegedly groping a woman’s breast at a New York City rooftop bar, the Manhattan district attorney’s offi...
11:34, 06/14/2019

How Trump's Cruise Ship Ban Will Affect Travel to Cuba Starting today, traveling to Cuba just became more difficult. In an effort to “channel away” economic activity that benefits the Cuban military, intelligence, and security services, recreational trave...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks, router imports Thousands of Cubans who built their own data networks at home can now apply for a license, but control over the internet itself stays under state control. Cuba has been one of the least-connected plac...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Expedia Fined by US for Providing Travel Services to Cuba Expedia has agreed to pay a $325,406 fine to the US government for an alleged violation of the economic sanctions on Cuba, the Treasury Department has said....
21:51, 06/14/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, vivacious conga. Since it was launched in 2007, it ...
12:00, 05/12/2019

Man accused of killing his child's mother, fleeing to Cuba An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana ...
04:51, 06/04/2019

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
00:17, 06/14/2019

Nationals ace Max Scherzer to return against Rockies on Thursday After optioning Erick Fedde back to the Class AA Harrisburg Senators, Washington recalled catcher Raudy Read from the Class AAA Fresno Grizzlies in his place....
00:51, 07/25/2019

Spanish stocks - Factors to watch on Thursday The following Spanish stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Thursday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy:...
09:51, 05/23/2019

Five Isle of Man TT races set for Thursday as Lightweight postponed Wednesday's 2019 Isle of Man TT Lightweight race has been cancelled due to unsafe conditions over the mountain section, and has been squeezed into a packed Thursday schedule...
20:51, 06/05/2019

How to watch the first Democratic debate on Wednesday, Thursday NBC NEWS – NBC will be hosting the first debate of the Democratic presidential primary season — and the network is offering almost as many ways to watch as there are candidates. Here’s a c...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Thursday Forecast: Breezy and “cooler” this afternoon TUCSON – A weather system is approaching our area. Yesterday we saw some of the hottest temperatures we have seen so far this year. However, that is all about to change. A storm system will mov...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Police ID victim in midtown crash on Thursday TUCSON – A man is dead after being partially ejected from a vehicle after a midtown crash Thursday afternoon. Tucson Police Department says 24-year-old Melvin Ingram succumbed to his injuries shortly ...
06:51, 05/04/2019

CBS, Viacom merger deal won't be announced Thursday CBS and Viacom likely won't reach a merger agreement in time for CBS's earnings release on Thursday. The companies originally planned to have a deal by August 8....
18:17, 08/07/2019

Thursday Forecast: Temperatures will continue to rise TUCSON – Daytime highs continue to soar! Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 105 degrees under sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degrees, so this is above average fo...
02:00, 06/28/2019

VIX Futures Single-Day Volume Record Set on Thursday CHICAGO, IL, September 14, 2012 - CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) today announced that trading in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (the VIX Index) set a new volume record yesterday, while open interes...
01:34, 05/02/2019

Man arrested in Thursday’s manhunt has criminal record TUCSON – Court documents obtained Friday revealed the man arrested in Thursday’s day-long manhunt has an extensive criminal record. The search began for 25-year-old Kyle Montgomery Thursda...
19:34, 07/12/2019

Cyclone Vayu To Hit Gujarat On Thursday: Know About All The Preparations Cyclone Vayu: Twenty villages were put on alert ahead of cyclone Vayu. 39 schools in villages near the coastal areas of Valsad are expected will remain closed. Fire and rescue teams have also been put...
14:51, 06/12/2019

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early from a federal prison on Thursday while some U.S. l...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Thursday Forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to near-average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through No...
16:00, 05/30/2019

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday Stocks slumped on Wall Street Thursday, handing the market its second straight loss, as investors worried about an apparent stalemate in trade talks between the U.S. and China....
01:34, 05/24/2019

Thursday's attack not the first time Iran took down US drone Iran's shootdown of a U.S. drone over international airspace early Thursday morning drastically increased tensions between the two countries, but it wasn't the Islamic Republic's first attack on Ameri...
01:17, 06/21/2019

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday Futures swing; 30-year yield hits historic lows; China threatens tariff countermeasures; Hong Kong unveils economic stimulus; Walmart shares surge on earnings...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Barr won't testify before House panel Thursday The Justice Department issued a double-barreled rebuff to Democrats on Wednesday, informing the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr would not show up for his scheduled testimo...
21:17, 05/02/2019

Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights activists were planning an unprecedented independent ...
03:00, 05/12/2019

Cuba to widen food rationing as supply crisis bites Havana says it will extend the rationing of food and other products in the face of hardened US sanctions. The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is also partially to blame....
09:51, 05/11/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Sexually Assaulting Claudia Oshry Cuba Gooding Jr. is denying Claudia Oshry's claims of sexual assault. Just days after the 51-year-old actor was accused of grabbing a woman's breasts at a club in New York--an......
18:34, 06/17/2019

Police stop unauthorized gay rights march in Havana, Cuba Gay-rights activists and groups of friends called for a march over Facebook and WhatsApp after the main government-run gay rights organization, the Center for Sex Education, cancelled a Saturday march...
08:51, 05/12/2019

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authori...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Here's the Cuba Gooding Jr video: Does it show him groping accuser? Does surveillance video show Cuba Gooding Jr groping a woman in a NY bar? Or does it show her stalking him and his girlfriend?        ...
02:00, 06/15/2019

| Cuba's overseas medical brigade a repressive sham, ex-staffers say A great source of pride for communist Cuba is a medical corps that has fanned out across the globe for decades to help people in troubled or poor countries....
15:00, 06/10/2019

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration's new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their bus...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Cuba Plans to Ration Sales of Basic Food Items Cuba will ration sales of basic goods, officials said, as tighter U.S. sanctions and the economic implosion of key ally Venezuela puts further pressure on the Communist regime to import food staples....
08:51, 05/13/2019

Antivirus Tycoon John McAfee Plans Presidential Run ... From Cuba After making a fortune with his early antivirus software, then being caught up in murder and drugs cases in Belize, US millionaire John McAfee has now added a new chapter to his tumultuous life story:...
23:00, 07/06/2019

Cuba sees tourism dropping 8.5% due to Trump travel restrictions Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5% this year in the wake of tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday, and the decline in arrivals will further h...
01:34, 07/12/2019

De Blasio shouts Cuba revolution slogan at Miami rally MIAMI (AP) — New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio shouted a Spanish slogan associated with Cuba’s Communist revolution at a rally with Miami airport workers. That drew c...
00:00, 06/28/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Groping Allegation But Turns Himself In to NYPD UPDATE: Cuba Gooding Jr. has been formally charged with one count each of forcibly touching and sexual abuse in the third degree, according to the Manhattan District Attorney. After the star......
05:00, 06/14/2019

Carnival CEO: Cuba travel ban cost us 4 to 6 cents/share in guidance Arnold Donald, Carnival Corporation CEO, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss how Cuba travel restrictions are impacting the company's bottom line....
01:34, 07/17/2019

Cuba Expands Internet Access to Private Homes and Businesses While Cuba went online in the 1990s, it has lagged behind much of the world in the race toward greater connectivity. For years, access remained prohibitively expensive and tightly controlled....
00:51, 07/30/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba, targets Mexico On a visit to Latin America, the US' top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico the focus is on trade and migrants, a day before a key trade deadline....
20:34, 07/21/2019

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
00:17, 06/14/2019

U.S. sanctions put telecoms firms off Cuba, internet task force says U.S. sanctions on Cuba are deterring American firms from exploring its telecommunications sector even as Washington seeks to expand internet access on the Communist-run island, according to the final ...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr investigated by NY cops for allegedly groping woman in bar Did Cuba Gooding Jr get drunk and grope a woman's breast in a New York club? The NYPD is looking into it.        ...
22:34, 06/10/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC News Film actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Good...
18:51, 06/12/2019

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
02:17, 06/21/2019

Cuba Blames Plane Crew for Deadly 2018 Crash An investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 near Havana a year ago suggests that crew errors were the cause. All but one of the 113 people aboard were killed....
06:34, 05/17/2019

Cuba's first 'sex shop' tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the......
13:51, 06/25/2019

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economic crisis in years....
01:00, 06/24/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that...
01:34, 05/17/2019

Cuba Ration Lines Grow Tense as Economy Flails Cuba, under economic pressure from U.S. sanctions and Venezuela’s collapse, is experiencing ration lines that recall the grim post-Soviet “special period” of the 1990s. But Cuba’s police state is inta...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Ju...
02:17, 06/08/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.’s accuser has a ‘troubled mentality,’ defense claims The woman who says she was groped by Cuba Gooding Jr. has “certain mental characteristics” that make her likely to falsely accuse someone famous, court papers filed on behalf of the Oscar-winning acto...
14:34, 06/24/2019

Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work A restoration center to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway opened in Cuba on Saturday, highlighting an area of cooperation with the United States even as bilateral ties between the old Cold War foe...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr charged with forcible touching after incident in New York NYPD charges actor following allegations that he groped a woman at a Manhattan nightclub on SundayActor Cuba Gooding Jr turned himself in to police on Thursday amid allegations that he groped a woman ...
23:34, 06/13/2019

Cuba says crew error responsible for 2018 plane crash HAVANA (AP) — Two days before the anniversary of Cuba’s worst civil aviation accident, authorities have released a statement blaming the deceased crew for miscalculating the weight and balance o...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shorta...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Vene...
02:17, 06/05/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Turn Himself in to NYPD for Allegedly Groping a Woman at a Bar Cuba Gooding Jr., best remembered of late for portraying and partying like O.J. Simpson, will surrender to the NYPD on Thursday, following allegations that he groped a woman over the weekend....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Cuba sees tourism dropping after Trump travel restrictions HAVANA – Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5 percent this year in the wake of tighter US restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday and the decline in arriv...
22:51, 07/12/2019

Brain scans of US embassy staff to Cuba may show abnormalities Diplomats had reported falling ill after what was thought to be ‘acoustic attack’Brain scans of US embassy staff who became ill in mysterious circumstances while serving in Cuba have found potential a...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return to after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
07:34, 06/10/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. to surrender to police after alleged groping incident NBC News reports today that Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. plans to surrender himself to New York police this week, after being accused of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar. Per USA Today, Good...
07:51, 06/13/2019

Cuba takes first step in railways upgrade with Chinese, Russian help Cuba's first new train passenger cars in more than four decades set off on their maiden journey across the island on Saturday in what the government hopes will prove a total revamp of its decrepit rai...
03:51, 07/14/2019

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure the island's Communist government to reform and end ...
20:34, 06/04/2019

U.S. Navy tracking movement of advanced Russian frigate in Cuba U.S. Northern Command confirmed on Wednesday that it is tracking the first-in-class advanced Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov, which arrived in Havana, Cuba, on Monday....
22:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. medal juggernaut rolls on as Cuba unleash golden gloves Cuba punched their way up the medal table picking up four golds and a silver in the boxing ring on Thursday but the United States continued to pull away and were closing in on 100 Pan Am Games medals ...
11:17, 08/02/2019

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
12:00, 06/07/2019

Thursday's best photos: a military parade and etiquette training The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world, including smiling practice in China and an Israeli air show Continue reading......
02:51, 05/10/2019

No Spanish government deal seen before key vote on Thursday: source Prospects of a coalition deal between acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's Socialists and the far-left Podemos ahead of a vote in parliament on Thursday seemed to diminish after a government source s...
22:17, 07/24/2019

Here’s What the Candidates Said During Thursday’s Dramatic Democratic Presidential Debate Ten Democrats faced off Thursday in the dramatic second night of the 2020 Democratic debate in Miami. Front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden stood center stage alongside high-profile candida...
05:51, 06/28/2019

Overnight restrictions on I-10, Ina, Orange Grove starting Thursday TUCSON – Crews with Arizona Department of Transportation will close eastbound Interstate 10 between Ina and Orange Grove roads Thursday night to remove overhead message signs. Work is scheduled to beg...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Trump says U.S. is confident it shot down Iranian drone on Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump said he is confident U.S. forces on Thursday shot down an Iranian drone off Iran's southern coast, after Iran denied losing any of its unmanned aircraft over the Gulf....
19:34, 07/19/2019

The SunLink streetcar is switching to a summer schedule Thursday Free Streetcar rides The SunLink streetcar is switching to a summer schedule Thursday. Sun link says during the U of A’s summer break the streetcar will shorten its hours.. Monday through Thursd...
11:00, 05/16/2019

New mural unveiled Thursday at Palo Verde Park Palo Verde Park just got a makeover. Arizona muralist Isaac Caruso worked with four Tucson students to create a mural focused on the history and culture of the Palo Verde neighborhood. The four studen...
00:17, 07/27/2019

Mexican president hopes for deal with U.S. on migration on Thursday Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he hoped a deal could be struck with the United States on Thursday to resolve a migration dispute and avoid the Trump administration imposing trade t...
19:00, 06/06/2019

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the...
11:51, 07/17/2019

Japan says to restart F-35 flights Thursday following April crash Japan's defence ministry said it would restart flights of the F-35 stealth fighter aircraft on Thursday for the first time since a crash in April, resulting from pilot disorientation....
07:51, 08/01/2019

Thursday Forecast: Dry today, then cooler and unsettled tomorrow TUCSON – Enjoy sunny and dry conditions today, because a change is on the way. Today, daytime highs will reach the upper 80s, which is near-average for this time of year. You can expect increase...
15:00, 05/09/2019

SpaceX scrubs third Dragon flight due to weather, will try again Thursday Enlarge (credit: SpaceX) 6:30pm ET Wednesday Update: SpaceX took the countdown down to T-30 seconds, but at that time the company had to scrub the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket due to poor weather c...
09:17, 07/25/2019

House panel chairman says Barr must testify Thursday U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr must testify before his panel on Thursday, despite Barr's reported objections to the format for...
01:51, 04/30/2019

SpaceX Starlink launch reset for Thursday night SpaceX will try to launch its first 60 Starlink satellites from Florida again Thursday night, with weather favorable but still presenting a risk of strong upper-level winds that caused a postponement ...
21:00, 05/16/2019