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Iran will defeat U.S.-Israeli alliance, says defense minister

Iran's military commanders said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic was on the verge of an all-out confrontation with its enemies and was ready to counter any threat....

Iran will defeat U.S.-Israeli alliance, says defense minister

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Iran’s defense minister vows to defeat US, Israel if attacked Iran’s top defense official predicted Wednesday that the Islamic Republic would vanquish the US and its ally Israel if his country is attacked. “We will defeat the American-Zionist front,” Minister of...
23:34, 05/15/2019

Tensions over Iran show cracks in a time-tested alliance Gone, at least for now, are the halcyon days when strong military and political ties between Britain and the United States meant that Washington could assume it had a staunch partner for standing up t...
20:34, 05/15/2019

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

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

UK PM May fires defense minister Williamson over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
20:17, 05/01/2019

Fired UK defense minister Williamson denies Huawei leak Fired by British Prime Minister Theresa May as defense secretary on Wednesday, Gavin Williamson denied leaking information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei from her National Security Council....
23:34, 05/01/2019

UK police will not probe sacked defense minister over Huawei leak British police will not investigate the sacked defense minister, Gavin Williamson, after a senior officer said the information that was leaked about Chinese telecoms company Huawei was too minor to co...
21:34, 05/04/2019

UK police say will not investigate Huawei leak that felled defense minister British police said they will not probe a leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei that cost Gavin Williamson his job as defense minister this week, as no criminal offence was committ...
15:34, 05/04/2019

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

Saudi Vice Minister of Defense says Houthis are Iranian 'tool' Saudi Arabia's Vice Minister of Defense Khalid bin Salman said in a tweet on Thursday that the Houthi attacks against Aramco's facilities showed that the group was an Iranian tool which Tehran used to...
12:17, 05/16/2019

UK defense minister Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson was let go after allegedly leaking information from a national security meeting about Huawei's involvement in the UK's 5G network. Williamson "emphatically" denies a...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese lawmakers....
19:34, 05/20/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
18:34, 05/18/2019

US would need ‘one million soldiers’ to defeat Iran, warns Brit admiral US FORCES would need at least one million soldiers to defeat and occupy Iran in what could be another Iraq War-style quagmire, a top Brit admiral has warned....
21:00, 05/19/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May fires Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson after Huawei leak "The Prime Minister's decision has been informed by his conduct surrounding an investigation into the circumstances of the unauthorised disclosure of information from a meeting of the National Se...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an Amer...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Trump told U.S. defense chief: no war with Iran: N.Y. Times U.S. President Donald Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, he does not want to go to war with Iran, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing unidentified administratio...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Using oil as a weapon a threat to OPEC: Iran oil minister Anyone who uses oil as a weapon is creating the death and collapse of OPEC, Iran's oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news site of the oil ministry....
13:51, 05/01/2019

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

OPEC is 'likely to collapse,' warns Iran's oil minister Iran's oil minister says OPEC is "likely to collapse" because some members are targeting their fellow producers, apparently referring to Saudi Arabia....
16:17, 05/03/2019

Nations using oil as a weapon threatens OPEC: Iran oil minister Any country using oil as a weapon could cause the collapse of oil producer group OPEC, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news outlet of the oil ministry....
14:17, 05/01/2019

‘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

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

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

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 could attack Israel if standoff with the U.S. escalates: Israeli minister An Israeli cabinet minister warned on Sunday of possible direct or proxy Iranian attacks on Israel should the stand-off between Tehran and Washington escalate....
15:51, 05/12/2019

Iran may attack Israel if U.S. standoff escalates: Israeli minister An Israeli cabinet minister warned on Sunday of possible direct or proxy Iranian attacks on Israel should the stand-off between Tehran and Washington escalate....
11:34, 05/12/2019

Nations using oil 'as a weapon' causing damage to OPEC -Iran oil minister Iran's oil minister hit out on Wednesday against the use of oil sanctions "as a weapon" by the United States and the damage it was doing to OPEC, according to SHANA, the news outlet of the OPEC member...
20:17, 05/01/2019

Iran builds firewall against Stuxnet computer virus: minister Iran has developed software to protect its industry against the Stuxnet computer virus, the Iranian communications minister said on Thursday, after accusing Israel in November of a cyber attack on Teh...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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

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 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 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

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

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told CNBC Sunda...
23:34, 05/19/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Challenges For BJP, Alliance In UP's Last 2 Phases: Prannoy Roy Analyses UP elections will be held on 27 seats in the coming phases - all in eastern Uttar Pradesh, that includes Varanasi, the seat of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Gorakhpur, the stronghold of Chief......
03:51, 05/10/2019

Daenerys’ Alliance With Gendry on Game of Thrones May Be More Important Than You Think Warning: This story contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. Daenerys has felt increasingly isolated and outraged since she arrived in Westeros. Two of her dragons have been killed, two of her closest a...
18:34, 05/06/2019

Over Allegations Of EVM Swap, UP Alliance Candidate Sits On Protest Afzal Ansari, the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party joint candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, has sat on protest outside the strongroom where the electronic voting machines are kept....
23:17, 05/20/2019

Macron pitches for broad centrist alliance after EU elections French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday laid out his clearest plans yet for alliance-building after the European Parliament elections, favoring a centrist coalition broad enough to work with the...
17:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Trump congratulates Morrison, reaffirms alliance President Donald Trump has spoken by phone with Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia to congratulate him on his conservative coalition’s surprise election victory...
05:17, 05/19/2019

National, Not State Polls, Alliance Continues, Says Congress In Karnataka The ruling coalition in Karnataka stands firm, the Congress declared today after an emergency meeting held to discuss the situation in the state following the BJP's stupendous victory in the national....
15:17, 05/24/2019

How The Alliance Of Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav Lost Uttar Pradesh When Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati came together in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the national election, many assumed that both leaders showed remarkable political maturity in setting aside years of political....
15:17, 05/24/2019

Open To Alliance With Anti-BJP Parties, Including TRS: Chandrababu Naidu TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu, who is spearheading an effort to cobble up an anti-BJP front, Friday said not only the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) but any outfit which is against the BJP are welcome....
20:34, 05/17/2019

"I Belong To Caste Of Poor": PM Modi Hits Back At UP Alliance Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked the opposition alliance in Uttar Pradesh for frequently raising questions about his caste, saying that he belongs to the caste of all the poor people in the...
20:51, 05/11/2019

McLaren admits team "alliance" might be needed for future Indy 500 Any future McLaren Indianapolis project will be under its own banner, but it will consider a "strategic alliance" with a leading IndyCar team says CEO Zak Brown...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Blackberry’s Cylance strikes strategic alliance with NordVPN, LastPass Cylance, the security solution owned by Blackberry, is teaming up with popular VPN company NordVPN and password reminder specialist LastPass to provide with a one-stop-shop privacy and security packag...
19:00, 05/24/2019

The Unholy Alliance of Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminists and the Right Wing In April, the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on the latest iteration of the Equality Act, federal legislation that would enshrine sexual orientation and gender identity as protected ...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Wirecard sees profit potential of Softbank alliance at up to 273 million euros Wirecard sees the total five-year profit potential from its alliance with Japan's Softbank Group Corp at between 209 million euros and 273 million euros ($235-$307 million), the German payments compan...
01:34, 05/11/2019

Macron's EU election flagbearer targets 100-strong alliance with kingmaker role The flagbearer of President Emmanuel Macron's European election challenge on Sunday foresaw building a centrist alliance of more than 100 lawmakers, enough she said to thrust the French leader and his...
17:51, 05/12/2019

Steve Bannon sought alliance with FBI in 2017 White House meeting Bannon, then Trump’s closest adviser, told FBI officials to put their past differences with the White House ‘behind them’Steve Bannon urged two senior FBI officials to put their differences with the W...
12:34, 05/14/2019

Wirecard eyes share buybacks, sales leads from Softbank alliance German payments firm Wirecard is considering buying back shares following its partnership with Japan's Softbank Group which it said on Wednesday had already created leads for potential cooperation in ...
18:51, 05/08/2019

Confident of poll win, Modi's alliance promises to boost India's economy India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years after exit polls showed it would retain power when general elect...
08:51, 05/22/2019

Amnesty International: U.S.-backed alliance killed 1,600 Syria civilians in former IS stronghold Amnesty International and a British nonprofit said in a new study Thursday the U.S.-backed military coalition in Syria killed more than 1,600 civilians in the onetime terror stronghold of Raqqa during...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Bull Was Hunting "Friends Of Butchers" At Alliance Rally: Yogi Adityanath Weeks have passed since a bull stormed into a rally of the opposition alliance in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, but the dust kicked up by the incident is yet to settle down. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath....
16:34, 05/13/2019

Chandrababu Naidu Meets Deve Gowda, HD Kumaraswamy For Post-Poll Alliance Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister NChandrababu Naidu on Tuesday discussed forging a non-BJP alliance after the results of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday with Janata Dal-Secular supremo HDDeve Gowda.....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Chandrababu Naidu's Alliance Plan On Track, To Meet Mamata Banerjee Today After meeting key opposition leaders in New Delhi and Lucknow, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will today fly to West Bengal and hold talks with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the...
10:34, 05/20/2019

Wirecard sees five-year profit potential of Softbank alliance at 209-273 million euros Wirecard sees the total five-year profit potential from its alliance with Softbank Group Corp at between 209 million euros and 273 million euros ($235-$307 million), the German payments company said ...
16:34, 05/10/2019

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

Leigh Wood on how to come back from a first defeat Leigh Wood impresses in Nottingham but spares thought for Jordan Gill, writes Matt Bevan The post Leigh Wood on how to come back from a first defeat appeared first on Boxing News....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Messi: Barca must say sorry for Liverpool defeat MADRID (AP) — Barcelona must apologize for its “lamentable” Champions League semifinal exit at the hands of Liverpool earlier this month, according to Lionel Messi. In his first Barca news...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Cardiff relegated after Palace defeat "Premier League, Cardiff City Stadium - Cardiff City 2 (Kelly OG 31\u0027, Reid 90\u0027) Crystal Palace 3 (Zaha 28\u0027, Batshuayi 39\u0027, Townsend 70\u0027)"...
21:17, 05/04/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions on its nuclear program and threatened moves that ...
02:34, 05/10/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
03:34, 05/23/2019

UK suffers major UN defeat over Chagos Islands The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's continued occupation of the Chagos Islands -- a humiliating defeat for London on its continued colonial legacy....
06:00, 05/23/2019

Australian government on course for election defeat: poll Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is on course for defeat at this weekend's national election, a political poll showed on Friday, as campaigning ahead of the ballot was overshadowed by the deat...
01:34, 05/17/2019

| May stares at defeat in final Brexit gambit British Prime Minister Theresa May stared at the prospect of her political career coming to an inglorious end after her final attempt to save her hated Brexit deal was almost universally condemned by ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Can Trump be forced to accept electoral defeat? There have been numerous contested elections in US history, including as recently as 2000, when the Supreme Court essentially called it for George W. Bush....
15:17, 05/07/2019

Monaco stays up despite final-day defeat at Nice PARIS (AP) — Monaco retained its top-flight status despite losing 2-0 at Riviera rival Nice on the final day of the French league campaign on Friday. Two years after making it to the Champions League ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Jordan Gill is stopped in first career defeat Highly touted British featherweight Jordan Gill was beaten up and stopped in eight rounds by Mexican Enrique Tinoco tonight (May 10) in Nottingham The post Jordan Gill is stopped in first career defe...
05:51, 05/11/2019

'Pikachu' Opens Strong but Can't Defeat 'Avengers' Hollywood’s first serious attempt to unseat “Avengers: Endgame” atop the box office made a valiant effort over the weekend, but the superhero sequel still kept the No. 1 spot with a third-week haul of...
22:51, 05/12/2019

Robin Lopez Has Another Mascot To Defeat: His Own Brother The Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, have unleashed upon the world this mascot, which resembles Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez or possibly a leering pervert in you...
01:51, 05/10/2019

Iran’s president names new CEO of national carrier, Iran Air TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air. The state-owned IRAN daily said on Monday that the decision to name Touraj ...
11:34, 05/06/2019

Trump warns Iran not to threaten the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent week...
23:34, 05/19/2019

Trump tweets threat: 'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the end of Iran' Incendiary message follows disavowals of intent from both sidesOpinion: Trump supporters don’t want war with IranDonald Trump has issued one of his most direct threats yet to Tehran, warning that “if...
01:17, 05/20/2019

Rebel Bramson concedes defeat in bid to overhaul Barclays Activist investor Edward Bramson has admitted defeat in his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays, saying he knows top shareholders have voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fire investmen...
13:51, 05/02/2019

Klopp convinced Liverpool will put Barca defeat out of mind "Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp believes his team can put their 3-0 Champions League defeat to Barcelona out of mind and focus on winning Saturday\u0027s crucial Premier League trip to Newcastle."...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Too Darn Hot out of Derby reckoning after Dante defeat to Telecaster • Beaten favourite now heading for Royal Ascot• Trainer John Gosden had suspected colt was not readyThe betting market for next month’s Derby was transformed in the two-and-a-half minutes it took to r...
17:17, 05/16/2019

My Strange Year In A Strictly-Regimented Day Of Defeat Troop As I was growing up, I hated sports. When I was nine, I quit football after two weeks to my dad’s disappointment. By the time I got to high school, I wasn’t playing any sports or in any clubs. I was a...
06:34, 05/24/2019

What Tottenham defeat means for the Premier League top-four race Tottenham's Premier League top-four fate will go down to the final day after they suffered a late 1-0 defeat at Bournemouth having had two men sent off....
17:51, 05/04/2019

Cardiff City relegated after Crystal Palace defeat "Premier League, Cardiff City Stadium - Cardiff City 2 (Kelly OG 31\u0027, Reid 90\u0027) Crystal Palace 3 (Zaha 28\u0027, Batshuayi 39\u0027, Townsend 70\u0027)"...
02:34, 05/05/2019

"Accept Defeat With Grace," BJP Tells "Demoralised" Opposition The BJP Tuesday condemned opposition parties for questioning the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines and asked them to accept their defeat with grace if the people vote Prime Minister Narendra.....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Real Madrid end campaign with 12th league defeat Real Madrid's harrowing season came to a fittingly miserable end on Sunday as they slumped to a staggering 12th La Liga defeat, losing 2-0 at home to Real Betis as many fans left the stadium early and...
19:17, 05/19/2019

Warriors defeat Blazers 119-117 in OT, heading to fifth straight NBA finals The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on ...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Barclays Activist Concedes Defeat in Bid for Board Seat Barclays saw off an effort by Edward Bramson to win a seat on its board, with the activist investor conceding defeat before the formal vote Thursday....
13:51, 05/02/2019

‘Shame. There is no other adjective’ – Spanish press on Barcelona’s defeat Sport called it the ‘greatest humiliation in history’ as the Spanish press ripped Barcelona apart after Anfield defeatLiverpool’s fans chose to stay behind, Barcelona’s had no choice. Standing there i...
14:17, 05/08/2019

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base....
08:00, 05/23/2019

PM Modi Flummoxed As BJP Heading For Defeat, Says Rahul Gandhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi today claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "flummoxed as the BJP is heading for defeat" and dared him for a debate on corruption, saying after that he will "not...
21:34, 05/10/2019

PM "Mahishasura", "Bengal Durga" Will Defeat Him: Chandrababu Naidu Invoking Hindu Mythology, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as mythical demon king Mahishasura who, he said, has to be defeated by "Bengal......
21:34, 05/10/2019

Mallikarjun Kharge Faces His First Defeat In Gulbarga, Karnataka Mallikarjun Kharge, the Leader of the Congress in the 16th Lok Sabha, is one of the Congress's most prominent leaders in the south. The 76-year-old leader is yet to see an electoral defeat in his......
18:34, 05/23/2019

Mayawati Blames EVM Manipulation After Crushing Poll Defeat Mayawati, who conveyed he desire to be the country's next Prime Minister to a leader from south India on Wednesday, has blamed manipulation of Electronic Voting Machines for her crushing defeat in the...
21:34, 05/23/2019

UK suffers crushing defeat in UN vote on Chagos Islands General assembly strongly condemns British occupation of Indian Ocean territoryThe United Nations general assembly has overwhelmingly backed a motion condemning Britain’s occupation of the remote Chag...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka Attacks Show ISIS's Reach Even After Defeat At least one suicide bomber in the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka trained with Islamic State in Syria, reflecting the extremist group’s continued reach even after the collapse of its self-declared caliph...
21:51, 04/29/2019

Paul Begala willing to ‘pay any price’ to ensure defeat of Trump CNN commentator Paul Begala said on Monday night he’d allow any Democrat to murder his own pet if they can beat President Donald Trump in a general election. ...
09:00, 04/30/2019

Pochettino admits to formation 'mistake' in Ajax defeat "Mauricio Pochettino has taken responsibility for Tottenham\u0027s 1-0 defeat to Ajax, admitting he selected the wrong formation in the Champions League semi-final first leg."...
14:10, 05/01/2019

Barca failed to compete in Liverpool defeat, says Messi "Lionel Messi has said Barcelona\u0027s biggest mistake was failing to compete during the 4-0 defeat at Liverpool which sent them crashing out of the Champions League, adding that it was as painful as...
19:17, 05/24/2019

South Africa election: ANC hails Ramaphosa for staving off defeat Party set for reduced majority but officials say president saved it from a crushing lossPresident Cyril Ramaphosa saved the African National Congress (ANC) from a crushing defeat in this week’s genera...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Netanyahu set for fifth term as Israel's leader as rival concedes defeat Benjamin Netanyahu was on course to secure a record fifth term as Israeli Prime Minister after his main election rival conceded defeat on Wednesday evening....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Bielsa says Leeds' playoff defeat raises doubts about his future "Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has accepted responsibility for his team\u0027s failure to qualify for the Championship playoff final, saying their 4-2 defeat by Derby County on Wednesday has raised...
10:51, 05/16/2019

In Karnataka, Congress-JDS Heading For Big Defeat, Predicts Poll Of Polls The pattern of the Congress crashing out in states it won in the assembly elections has continued in Karnataka, exit polls predicted today. The party, which managed to keep the BJP out of power in the...
20:34, 05/19/2019

Pep Guardiola expects Liverpool to bounce back from Barcelona defeat • Manchester City manager believes rivals will win at Newcastle• Kevin De Bruyne will miss Leicester’s visit to the EtihadPep Guardiola is sure Liverpool will respond to defeat at Barcelona by beating...
23:17, 05/03/2019

EVM Tampering Led To Defeat: Kangra Congress Candidate Pawan Kajal The Kangra Congress MLA said victory or defeat was a common feature in any election but the huge gap of votes indicated "something fishy", suggesting that there was a possibility of tampering with the...
16:34, 05/23/2019

Today's WWE Began With A Tragic Injury And A Devastating Legal Defeat It’s a cross between a family value and a corporate one, but WWE is notorious for not settling lawsuits. They will when they have to, as in the fight over the rights to the gimmick of the Demolition t...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Barcelona’s home defeat by Real Betis could be inspiration for Liverpool Quique Setién’s side denied Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez the space they need to thrive while winning 4-3 at Camp NouJust before the second half began on the day that Barcelona last lost a home game, b...
14:34, 05/01/2019

John Wick expected to defeat The Avengers this weekend, which sounds about right Look, we don’t want to get into a whole thing here about whether Keanu Reeves’ super-assassin John Wick could beat The Avengers in a fight. (We’d much rather save that sort of idle internet speculatio...
02:17, 05/19/2019

Why hoping for Donald Trump's election defeat could backfire for China Amid stalled trade talks with the Trump administration, a strategy of waiting out next year's US presidential election in the hope for a Democratic victory might be tempting for China. But Beijing bet...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Atletico slump to biggest defeat of season against ruthless Espanyol "Atletico Madrid fell to their heaviest league defeat of the season as they were crushed 3-0 by Espanyol on Saturday, missing the chance to mathematically guarantee they finish second in La Liga ahead...
18:51, 05/04/2019

FA Cup final defeat has left West Ham hungrier for success, says Gilly Flaherty • Captain ‘immensely proud’ after 3-0 loss to Manchester City• ‘These girls never want to feel that again. It will spur them on’West Ham’s captain, Gilly Flaherty, said losing at Wembley to Manchester...
19:00, 05/05/2019

"Advance Alibi" For Poll Defeat: Arun Jaitley On Opposition Attacks Calling the attack on Election Commission by opposition parties an advance alibi for defeat, Union minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said India wants a better tomorrow and will not make suicidal choices....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Monaco scrape Ligue 1 survival on final day as PSG slump to Reims defeat Monaco beaten by Nice but Caen lose at home to BordeauxKylian Mbappé scores consolation as champions lose 3-1Monaco have secured Ligue 1 survival despite failing to get the point they needed to guaran...
02:00, 05/25/2019

In Latest Roundup Defeat for Bayer, Jury Awards Couple $2 Billion Bayer faced a significant courtroom defeat from a lawsuit alleging Roundup weedkiller led to cancer, with a California jury awarding a couple $2.055 billion in damages....
09:17, 05/14/2019

ISIS Chief Talks Of Syria Defeat, Sri Lanka In First Video In 5 Years ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appeared Monday in a video for the first time in five years, indicating that he has survived the territorial defeat of the caliphate he proclaimed....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Rahul Gandhi loses his seat in Congress party landslide defeat Party leader’s north Indian constituency was bastion of support for his famous familyAs India’s opposition Congress party went down to a landslide defeat on Thursday, its leader, Rahul Gandhi, was als...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Rahul Gandhi Concedes Defeat In Amethi, Congratulates Smriti Irani Congress president Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat in Amethi, the constituency in Uttar Pradesh that he has been winning effortlessly since 2004, and congratulated the BJP's Smriti Irani for her victory....
16:34, 05/23/2019

Rent-control battle in California resumes as landlords push to defeat proposals Rent control is back on the front burner in California as lawmakers consider a bill that would cap monthly increases statewide and Gov. Gavin Newsom weighs in to support "a renter protection package."...
18:17, 04/28/2019

PM Modi Delivers Landslide Win For BJP, Rahul Gandhi Concedes Defeat: Live Updates Stage set for PM Modi-led NDA as it secures another 5-year-term in office. With over half of the votes counted, figures show a sweeping win for BJP and its alliance, crossing the 300 mark. The......
16:34, 05/23/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to PM Scott Morrison Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the country’s general election. Shorten made the announcement to supporters of his opposition Labor pa...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Opposition Putting On "Horror Show" Over Poll Defeat: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Attacking the Congress and other opposition parties for raising concerns about EVMs, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said they want to "discredit" democracy as they are unable to......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Watford FA Cup Final defeat hit Graham Taylor really hard... being beaten at Wembley sticks with you If you lose any game at Wembley, it is devastating. It is the worst place to be beaten. But it is strange because you should be pleased to a degree at having got there....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Theresa May urged not to put Brexit plans to Commons vote - with fears of biggest defeat yet Theresa May's bid to force MPs to back her Brexit plans by portraying it as a "binary" choice between leaving the EU or not was rebuffed today — setting her on course for another humiliating defeat....
16:17, 05/20/2019

Paul Pogba abused by Man United fans after Old Trafford defeat to Cardiff City Paul Pogba was on the receiving end of some heated abuse from a section of Manchester United's Old Trafford support as the Red Devils fell to a humiliating defeat to Cardiff City on the final day of t...
22:51, 05/12/2019

Boxing is leaving Amir Khan behind after Terence Crawford defeat | Bryan Armen Graham The latest loss for the former world champion underlines he has little hope of returning to the summit of the sportIt was less than an hour after Terence Crawford’s comprehensive beatdown of Amir Khan...
14:34, 05/01/2019

CNN's Chris Cillizza mocked for fictional column about Trump refusing to admit 2020 defeat CNN editor-at-large Chris Cillizza was ridiculed Monday after tweeting a link to a fictional column he wrote about what would happen if President Trump “refuses to admit” he loses in 2020....
22:51, 05/06/2019

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are not dwelling on Barcelona defeat as they prepare for Newcastle clash Jurgen Klopp has insisted Liverpool have already moved on from their defeat in Barcelona because they "don't have time" to dwell on the disappointment....
15:00, 05/03/2019

Johanna Konta suffers straight-sets Madrid Open defeat to Simona Halep • British No 1 rues missed chances in opening set• Two-time Madrid champion triumphs 7-5, 6-1Johanna Konta’s honeymoon on clay ended in an hour-and-half on Court Manolo Santana on Tuesday when the wor...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Boston Bruins defeat Columbus Blue Jackets, reach Eastern Conference finals The Boston Bruins had a masterful performance from goaltender Tuukka Rask, defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 6 to reach the Eastern Conference finals....
21:17, 05/07/2019

Derby defeat West Brom to earn play-off semi-final against Spygate rivals Leeds “Leeds United, we’re coming for you,” sang the Derby fans in anticipation of the delicious playoff semi-final coming up after Frank Lampard’s side confirmed their top-six place with a 3-1 win against ...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Theresa May’s Tories face huge defeat in EU elections; Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party surges U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party is facing electoral annihilation in the upcoming European elections, with polls suggesting the governing party could finish as low as fifth place -...
04:34, 05/15/2019

Apple's surprise defeat in the Supreme Court is bad news for Tim Cook's turnaround plan (AAPL, SPOT) Yves Herman/Reuters Apple's loss at the Supreme Court could ultimately hobble its services business. The court ruled that a case over the fees Apple charges on app sales could go forward, a move that...
22:51, 05/13/2019

In Defense of Riding Shotgun A handy piece of advice to remember during track days is that no one will remember you driving slowly, but they will remember if you crash....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Fulham 0 Newcastle 4: Scott Parker's side say farewell to Premier League with heavy home defeat Newcastle United finished their season with a flurry of goals as Scott Parker's first game as permanent Fulham manager ended in a 4-0 rout at Craven Cottage....
20:17, 05/12/2019

The Raptors' Defense Was Outrageous In The Clutch The Sixers hit their last field goal in the half-court—a long, and-one leaner by J.J. Redick—with 3:29 remaining in Game 7. Then the Raptors put the clamps on. Philly would only even hit the rim one m...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Research indicates the only defense against killer AI is not developing it A recent analysis on the future of warfare indicates that countries that continue to develop AI for military use risk losing control of the battlefield. Those that don’t risk eradication. Whether you’...
00:00, 05/21/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage NATO. The EU's foreign policy chief said US conce...
03:51, 05/15/2019

In defense of women's and mothers' choice to work In a recent piece in the New York Times, the Washington Examiner's Helen Andrews argued that the American family is in crisis. “[B]y making it easier for women to pursue success in the workplace," she...
14:00, 05/16/2019

U.K.'s May Fires Defense Secretary Over Huawei Leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson, saying he leaked sensitive information surrounding a review into the use of equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co. ...
22:00, 05/01/2019

UK's May fires defense secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defense minister on Wednesday over a leak of discussions in the National Security Council about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the latest of her allies t...
23:34, 05/01/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members of the tea...
03:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant’s odd confession COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killing his five children are care...
23:17, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant's odd confession The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killing his five children are carefully going over his f...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Tur...
19:17, 05/23/2019

Defense, Prosecution on Manning back in jail Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury The prosecution and her defense lawyer react. (May 16)      ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry Technology is just another human creation—like religion or government or sports or money. It's not perfect, and it never will be. But it's still a miracle....
13:34, 05/14/2019

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the g...
22:34, 05/23/2019

Blues defense fuels offense in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks Defensemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues overcome another big game from San Jose's Logan Couture with a 4-2 victory that tied the Weste...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Nexon’s Godzilla Defense Force rampages onto iOS and Android In advance of the film Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Nexon launches Godzilla Defense Force as a free-to-play mobile game on iOS and Android.Read More...
18:51, 05/23/2019

Defense seeks to shift blame for warehouse fire A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection wit...
08:51, 05/01/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract - Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on Monday....
00:34, 04/30/2019

The Latest: SEAL’s trial delayed; defense wants new judge SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing into efforts by military prosecutors to track emails sent to lawyers representing a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A judge has ...
23:51, 05/22/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela’s return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War. Tuesda...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Raytheon wins $419 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department said on Tuesday it awarded Raytheon Co a $419 million contract for missiles, accompanying equipment and materials in support of repairs, depot maintenance and refurbishment...
23:51, 04/30/2019

Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defense secretary Britain's government said on Wednesday Penny Mordaunt had been named defense secretary to replace Gavin Williamson, who was sacked over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
20:17, 05/01/2019

SEAL’s lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of murder say documents show prosecutors misled a judge to get approval to track emails sent to defense attorneys and a journalist. Attorney Tim Parl...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Man Charged With Killing 5 in Annapolis Newsroom Uses Insanity Defense Jarrod W. Ramos’s lawyers said in a court filing that a mental disorder either prevented him from appreciating the criminality of his conduct or from following the law....
06:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. tops world in defense spending; Russia falls out of top 5 The United States spent more than any other country on defense in 2018, but Russia fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly 15 years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute ...
15:17, 04/29/2019

APNewsBreak: SEAL war crime defense says prosecutors spied LOS ANGELES (AP) — Defense lawyers in the case of a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq say prosecutors installed spying software in emails sent to them and to a reporter....
18:00, 05/13/2019

North Korea's New Weapon Likely to Better Evade Missile Defense The short-range missiles tested by North Korea could strike much of South Korea and may be able to carry a nuclear warhead, providing Pyongyang with extra firepower as diplomatic frictions grow with W...
17:51, 05/10/2019

Trump to nominate former Boeing executive as defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has served in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of former Pentagon chief Jim MattisDonald Trump will nominate Patrick Shanahan, the acting Pentagon chief, as his new ...
03:34, 05/10/2019

Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War....
18:34, 05/07/2019

U.S. intelligence on Venezuela 'very good,' acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, and said top U.S. offi...
21:34, 05/03/2019

Koepka back at Nelson after 3 major wins, before a defense Koepka has won three majors since he last played at Byron Nelson, and returns week before defending PGA Championship        ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Defense: Solitary unjust for ex-CIA employee awaiting trial NEW YORK (AP) — Defense lawyers say a New York judge should order a former CIA employee removed from solitary confinement because it was imposed unjustly and hurts his chance at a fair trial. Assistan...
06:51, 05/11/2019

China says it is only taking actions in self defense in U.S. trade dispute China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday the United States was defining the two countries' dispute over trade as a trade war, and China was only taking action in self-defense....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Shanahan: honored by Trump's nomination to be defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he was honored by President Donald Trump's plan to nominate him to be defense secretary, after more than four months performing the job in an acting capacity....
06:34, 05/10/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan to be Defense Secretary WASHINGTON – President Trump has made it official and will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his administration’s second Secretary of Defense. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders sa...
03:17, 05/10/2019

Congress to question TransDigm over defense profits exceeding 1,000% Executives for TransDigm Group Inc will testify before a Congressional committee on Wednesday after a Pentagon-endorsed investigation found the aircraft parts supplier made profits exceeding 1,000% on...
23:17, 05/15/2019

Biden takes aim at Trump’s defense of his Charlottesville comments Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Tuesday that President Trump was well aware of the true nature of what has been called a white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017 w...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan as defense secretary US President Donald Trump has named former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan as his pick to be US defense secretary. Shanahan has been serving in the role on an acting basis since the start of the yea...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Defense upholds Oakland warehouse operator as family man A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection wit...
03:51, 05/02/2019

American's stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
09:17, 05/24/2019

Britain’s May fires defense secretary after Huawei leak Prime Minister Theresa May said she had “compelling evidence” of the unauthorized disclosure. The man she pushed out, Gavin Williamson, denied he was the leaker....
00:34, 05/02/2019

Theresa May's letter to dismissed defense secretary Williamson British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
01:51, 05/02/2019

Nxivm defense quotes ‘Mockingbird,’ Churchill in bombastic opening A defense attorney for Nxivm cult leader Keith Raniere quoted “To Kill a Mockingbird” and compared himself to Winston Churchill on Tuesday during his opening statement....
05:17, 05/08/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporti...
02:34, 05/18/2019

U.S. prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer: filing U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify the lead defense lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case against the Chinese company for alleged bank fraud and sanctions violatio...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Trump picks ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, breaking with tradition by choosing someone who mad...
06:34, 05/10/2019

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executives were grilled by Congress last week....
02:51, 05/25/2019

Jesse Eisenberg grapples with masculinity in The Art Of Self Defense's hilarious first trailer We dug the hell out of Riley Stearns’ 2015 debut feature Faults, and the rising filmmaker will soon return with a brash follow-up in The Art Of Self Defense, which just received its first trailer. The...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Lack of defense will make Iaquinta-Cerrone must-watch on Saturday When Al Iaquinta squares off with Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone on Saturday night, he'll be in for a test against one of the most versatile offensive fighters in the UFC's lightweight division....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Masahiro Tanaka grinds it out, but wasn’t happy with Yankees’ defense Masahiro Tanaka was once again without his trademark splitter on Tuesday. To make matters worse, his outfield betrayed him more than once. The right-hander still managed to come through with one of hi...
10:34, 05/08/2019

President Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan for Secretary of Defense (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his second secretary of defense. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, has been leading the Pentagon...
00:17, 05/10/2019

Donald Trump to nominate Patrick Shanahan to be defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to the role permanently, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Yankees CF Aaron Hicks play defense for 1st time in 2 months New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks played in the outfield for the first time Thursday since being sidelined in early March by a strained left lower back and threw out a runner trying to score...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Former defense secretary Gates says it’s not ‘case closed’ on Russian interference On CBS News’s “Face the Nation,” Gates pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for the country to move on from the Mueller report....
20:00, 05/12/2019

Defense asks to move trial in Kentucky school shooting BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A defense attorney representing a teenager accused of killing two classmates during a shooting at a Kentucky school has asked that the trial be moved outside Marshall and neighborin...
16:51, 05/07/2019

The Defense Department Wants to Criminalize Sexual Harassment in the Military (Finally) In a memo sent to subordinates Wednesday and released publicly today, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for sexual harassment to be criminalized in the military and asked that personn...
20:17, 05/02/2019

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO objections to Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian t...
11:51, 05/22/2019

UK sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over Huawei leaks UK Prime Minister Theresa May fired the country's Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson today over his role in a recent Huawei leak. Last week, we learned that the UK plans to use Huawei tech in "no...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Boston’s ‘Giannis Rules’ defense leaves Antetokounmpo flummoxed The Boston Celtics held Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo in check with a comprehensive defensive strategy aimed at exploiting his lack of a dependable outside shot and his less-than-elite pl...
01:51, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday....
05:17, 05/18/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday....
07:51, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the g...
23:34, 05/23/2019

UK defense chief fired over Huawei leaks, denies involvement British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about Chinese telecoms firm Huawei...
22:34, 05/01/2019

Army looks to missile defense to counter new threats from Russia, China The United States has not had to worry about an enemy attacking with fighter aircrafts, drones, or advanced artillery for nearly 20 years. That won't be the case in a potential fight with China or Rus...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
06:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. Senate committee unveils 2020 defense policy bill The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Tur...
16:17, 05/23/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution of the case until they can get funding....
11:31, 04/30/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three were slightly wounded in northern Syria on Tuesday during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkey's Defense Ministry said....
14:17, 04/30/2019

Defense chief’s border visit will highlight Trump priority WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of the Pentagon, Patrick Shanahan, is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what the Trump administration calls a national emergency. Shanaha...
13:34, 05/11/2019

Defense chief's border visit will highlight Trump priority Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what President Donald Trump calls a national emergency, after freeing up $1.5 billion more i...
18:00, 05/11/2019

Real Sociedad 3 Real Madrid 1: Jesus Vallejo sent off as 10-man Los Blancos crash to defeat at Anoeta A disastrous, trophy-less season for Real Madrid lurched towards a miserable conclusion on Sunday as Zinedine Zidane's 10-man outfit were well beaten by Real Sociedad in LaLiga....
22:51, 05/12/2019

Real Madrid suffer final day defeat to Real Betis with Gareth Bale stuck on the bench • Gareth Bale an unused sub as Real Madrid suffer final-day defeat• Loren and Jesé give Real Betis a 2-0 win at the BernabeuLoren Morón and Jesé teamed up to hand Real Betis a famous victory at the Be...
17:17, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump to nominate ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, breaking with tradition by choosing someone who mad...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Defense ministry calls on North Korea to halt raising tensions South Korea's defense ministry called on North Korea Tuesday to stop escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula, expressing concern over Pyongyang's firing of multiple projectiles into the E...
10:17, 05/07/2019

Gaza's Homemade Rockets Still Test Israel's Sophisticated Defense System The impoverished Gaza Strip has long been under strict Israeli border controls, including tight restrictions on anything that might be considered "dual use" and potentially put toward the production.....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Treasury Department: Venezuela's defense, security sectors could face sanctions The Treasury Department named two companies subject to sanctions on Friday, adding that Venezuela's defense and security sectors also could face similar action....
21:51, 05/10/2019

Boston’s ‘Giannis Rules’ defense leaves Antetokounmpo flummoxed in Game 1 The Boston Celtics held Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo in check with a comprehensive defensive strategy aimed at exploiting his lack of a dependable outside shot and his less-than-elite pl...
01:51, 04/29/2019

Defense seeks pause in Navy SEAL case while probing spying SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner have demanded prosecutors stop monitoring defense lawyer emails and put the case on hol...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday....
02:34, 05/18/2019

Justice Department seeks removal of Huawei’s lead defense lawyer The department asserts that the former deputy attorney general has a conflict of interest in the fraud and sanctions violation case against the Chinese tech giant....
06:17, 05/11/2019

Basketball: Blazers' Lillard left in limbo by Warriors’ wall of defense Portland leading scorer Damian Lillard has had a difficult time with a hovering Golden State defense and, with his team facing elimination from the NBA Western Conference finals, the Trail Blazer All-...
22:17, 05/19/2019

An American tourist is accused of killing a hotel worker in Anguilla. He says it was self-defense A vacationing Connecticut man is accused of killing a worker at a resort on the eastern Caribbean island of Anguilla, according to local authorities....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan cleared in ethics probe Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has been cleared by the Pentagon's inspector general after an investigation into possible ethics violations involving ties to Boeing, his former employer....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Sri Lankan president shakes up defense forces, says attack warnings went unheeded Sri Lanka’s president has demanded that the defense secretary and national police chief resign after the Easter Sunday suicide bombings.        ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War....
03:51, 05/18/2019

Vladimir Putin promises to uphold Russia's defense at Victory Day parade Russia put on a display Thursday of its full military might -- with 13,000 troops, rows of tanks, aircraft and nuclear weapons for the annual Victory Day parade in Moscow....
13:34, 05/09/2019

Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet's Edge In Game 5 Upset The Milwaukee Bucks, the best team of the 2018–19 regular season and by far the best team through the first two rounds of the playoffs, find themselves in the deepest of caca following a 105–99 loss t...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Trump to nominate Patrick M. Shanahan as defense secretary, White House says White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday said President Trump intends to nominate Patrick M. Shanahan to become the U.S. secretary of defense, following his time serving as acting secreta...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Theresa May Fires British Defense Secretary After Huawei Leak Investigation (LONDON) — British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about Chinese telecoms firm Huawei. Prime Minister Theresa...
19:51, 05/01/2019

What Is a Leak? U.K. Defense Secretary’s Firing in Huawei Case Is in a Murky Zone The government says Gavin Williamson committed a grievous security breach. He says he did no such thing. The way the British news media work, both are possible....
09:34, 05/03/2019

Theresa May Fires Gavin Williamson, Defense Secretary, Over Huawei Leak Britain’s prime minister accused Mr. Williamson of leaking to the media sensitive information about National Security Council talks on the Chinese telecommunications giant....
20:17, 05/01/2019

Bundesliga Bulletin: Bayern close in on sixth straight title defense There's a four-point difference in the title race with six to play for after Dortmund's downfall edged Bayern closer to glory. Elsewhere, the race for Europe and the relegation battle are set to go do...
22:51, 05/05/2019

British PM Theresa May sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over 5G leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over leaked information about the government's decision to grant Chinese telecommunications company Huawei access to Britain...
08:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer -filing U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify the lead defense lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case accusing the Chinese company of bank fraud and sanctions violations, acco...
00:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday....
04:17, 05/17/2019

Tennis: Halep to start French Open title defense with no extra pressure Most defending champions would start a grand slam with added pressure but Simona Halep declared she would kick off her French Open campaign knowing that she's 'done it already'....
14:17, 05/24/2019

Prosecutors, Defense Argue Over Prison Time For Boone Co. Man In Child Porn Case BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys have offered vastly different opinions on how much prison time a Boone County man should serve after pleading guilty to transportin...
17:17, 05/04/2019

Navy SEAL's murder trial delayed over defense claims of prosecutor misconduct A judge in the court-martial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes in Iraq said on Wednesday the trial would start at least a few days late as lawyers on both sides grappled over allegation...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Prosecutors Ask Judge To Hold Robert Kraft's Defense Lawyers In Contempt Of Court In a motion filed Tuesday, Palm Beach County prosecutors asked the judge in Robert Kraft’s prostitution solicitation case to hold two of Kraft’s lawyers in contempt of court. The motion claims that tw...
04:17, 05/08/2019

Kyrie Irving gets revealing defense as he quietly slips out Celtics door: ‘That’s bulls–t’ The strongest defense of Kyrie Irving came after he likely left for good. Irving did not speak to reporters after his exit meeting Thursday, but several teammates came to his defense as the calls blam...
21:34, 05/09/2019

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
03:17, 05/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at Northern Virginia rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of the industry's major players....
02:00, 05/17/2019

2020 Dem laments party 'playing defense,' cites 'conservative pro-life court' Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, suggested Wednesday that his party kept losing elections -- and subsequently judicial confirmation battles -- because it wasn't being aggressive enough in challenging its oppone...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency sa...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Harvard professor loses house dean role after joining Weinstein defense A Harvard law professor who joined the legal team defending Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein against sexual assault charges will not be allowed to continue as dean of a residential house on campus, a ...
08:17, 05/12/2019

Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial in Turmoil Over Claims Prosecutors Spied on Defense An email sent by prosecutors contained hidden software that could track if anyone read or forwarded it, lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of gunning down civilians say....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Taps Acting Pentagon Chief Patrick Shanahan As Defense Secretary US President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan as his next secretary of defense, the White House announced Thursday....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey as long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yemen campaign — and replenishes funding Trump divert...
23:17, 05/23/2019

Theresa May sacks British defense secretary Gavin Williamson over leak of Huawei 5G discussions U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May fired the Defense Secretary on Wednesday after concluding that he was involved in leaking details about a possible deal with Chinese telecoms giant Huawei to the media....
21:51, 05/01/2019

First naval officer to be UK defense secretary promises to hang Horatio Nelson portrait in her office A plucky new defense minister, the first serving naval officer and first female to hold the post, could be a boost for long-declining British sea power....
18:17, 05/08/2019

Embattled Harvard law professor leaves Harvey Weinstein's legal defense team An embattled Harvard University law professor under fire for representing Harvey Weinstein said has left the media mogul's legal defense team.        ...
05:51, 05/14/2019

White Collar Watch: Elizabeth Holmes’s Possible Defense in Theranos Case: Put the Government on Trial The defense may claim regulators improperly brought actions against the company for its blood analysis technology when there was nothing improper taking place....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Trump picks acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing exec, to be secretary of Defense President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, to formally take over the top spot at the Pentagon, the president's spokeswoman s...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Iss Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Issued a Protective Order Against Hayden Panettiere’s Boyfriend | Splinter Trump Just Gave William Barr...
18:17, 05/24/2019

Acting U.S. defense chief in Texas as Pentagon eyes longer-term support on Mexico border Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-term plan to support President Donald Trump's immigration...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps ...
17:17, 05/23/2019

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for friendly call with Putin, blasts Barr as 'president’s defense lawyer' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued over the weekend to criticize Attorney General William Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 201...
17:00, 05/05/2019

The real US defense budget is even bigger than you think — here's a dollar-by-dollar tour of the national security state Reuters The Trump administration's most recent budget includes $750 billion for the Pentagon. That near-record sum is only part of the US national-security spending, the total of which is much higher...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Estonian far-right minister goes after one day in office Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Tuesday she had relieved a minister from the far-right party EKRE of his duties, just a day after the new government was sworn in....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Unio...
14:51, 05/24/2019

PM May has already set out timetable for her departure: UK minister Prime Minister Theresa May does not need to spell out a timetable for her departure, prisons minister Robert Buckland said on Sunday, adding the leader had already announced she would leave office aft...
11:34, 05/12/2019

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conservative Party's 1922 Committee on Friday to discuss h...
02:51, 05/24/2019

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
12:51, 05/22/2019

How to spot a liar – even if he isn’t a cabinet minister With Theresa May refusing to believe Gavin Williamson’s claims of innocence, and Donald Trump estimated to have told 10,000 fibs in office, how can you tell when someone’s pants are on fire?To be perf...
02:51, 05/08/2019

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

Trump Says Hungary’s Prime Minister Is ‘Probably Like Me’ President Trump met at the White House on Monday with Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary and one of Europe’s leading nationalists. He offered praise for Mr. Orban’s immigration policies....
01:17, 05/14/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia's prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week....
07:51, 05/07/2019

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her Conservative Party chooses a successor, potentially paving the way for a new leader who would put a no-deal departure from the Europe...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Er...
17:34, 05/22/2019

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
15:51, 05/23/2019

Polish minister pops 'what if' question over US gas plans  Some EU states believe US gas exports are good but those of Russia less so. What happens if prices dictate US exports to go elsewhere? At the European Economic Forum this was controversially discussed...
14:51, 05/16/2019

Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal Austria's leader is apparently preparing to force out the country's interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party, after the country's vice chancellor resigned in a...
10:34, 05/20/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Say When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parl...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Austrian interior minister’s job on the line after scandal BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s leader is apparently preparing to force out the country’s interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party, after the country’...
12:51, 05/20/2019

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

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as "the ultimate protest vote opportunity," as polls suggest that populists could unseat Brita...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Sri Lankan gov't minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliation to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more th...
08:51, 05/14/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug...
04:51, 05/23/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
17:00, 05/10/2019

INDIA LIVE-Who will be finance minister in the new government? May 21 (Reuters) - 0015 GMT: AFTER EXIT POLLS, ATTENTION SHIFTS TO NEW GOVERNMENT After exit polls heavily tipped the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led alliance to return to power, attention is ...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Palestinians won't attend U.S.-led conference in Bahrain: minister Palestinian officials will not attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to draw investment to the West Bank and Gaza Strip, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday....
15:51, 05/20/2019

Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89. His wife and biographer, Blanche d’Alpuget, says he died on Thursday in their ...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Bob Hawke, Who Led Australia Into a New Era as Prime Minister, Dies at 89 A highly popular prime minister from 1983 to 1991, he was an ally of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and revolutionized the Australian economy....
13:51, 05/16/2019

Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, one of Australia's longest serving prime ministers, died on Thursday just days ahead of a federal election, the opposition Labor party said....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit....
20:17, 05/24/2019

Sri Lankan gov’t minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliation to the Easter Sunday bo...
08:51, 05/14/2019

Minister: Gas drilling at 8 sites off Cyprus over 24 months LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ energy minister says energy companies will drill in search of natural gas in waters off the east Mediterranean island nation’s southern coast at eight separ...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Trump welcomes prime minister of Slovakia to WH President Donald Trump met Friday with the prime minister of Slovakia. Peter Pellegrini is the latest central European leader to visit the White House as the U.S. works to curry favor in the region as...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her departure, senior members of her Conservative Party are ...
16:34, 05/16/2019

| ICC charges Jayasundara for bribery of Sri Lanka minister The International Cricket Council has charged a Sri Lankan team advisor with trying to bribe the country's sports minister to influence an international match....
18:51, 05/11/2019

In a Reversal, U.S. to Host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s visit with President Trump at the White House on Monday comes as the administration worries that the Central European nation is slipping away from Washington’s orbit....
08:51, 05/13/2019

In Bhutan, The Prime Minister Is A Doctor Every Saturday It's Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital....
05:51, 05/10/2019

Mozambique ex-finance minister should be extradited to U.S.: embassy Washington urged South Africa on Wednesday to extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, after it was decide...
20:34, 05/22/2019

"Vilasrao Deshmukh Was Busy Getting Role For Son During 26/11": Minister Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday fired a fresh salvo at theCongress and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was only concerned about getting his child a film role even when......
04:17, 05/13/2019

Trump meets with Hungary’s far-right prime minister WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister — another example of the president not being shy about engaging with foreign leaders not warmly embrac...
21:34, 05/13/2019

Australia's former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
05:00, 05/17/2019

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

Austrian government collapses after far-right minister fired Freedom party members quit posts after Herbert Kickl sacked in wake of Ibiza videoAustria’s far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, has been fired in the wake of the “Ibiza” corruption scandal tha...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Dutch minister: cut gas production at Groningen faster Gas production at the Groningen field must be cut more quickly than planned after a relatively large earthquake struck in the far North of the Netherlands, the country's economic affairs minister Eric...
17:34, 05/22/2019

UK defence minister sacked over Huawei leak Britain's Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired over the leak of information about about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, Prime Minister Theresa May's office said on Wednesday....
19:51, 05/01/2019

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clea...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Spain arrests ex-Venezuelan minister on U.S. warrant Spanish police have arrested former Venezuelan minister Javier Alvarado Ochoa on a U.S. warrant as part of an investigation into money-laundering involving the Latin American nation's state oil compan...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Trump meets Hungary's far-right prime minister President Donald Trump has never shied away from rubbing shoulders with leaders more typically kept at a distance by the West, and his Oval Office meeting with Hungary's far right-leaning prime minist...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s health minister, who was appointed by the country’s Hezbollah group, says he has “overcome” U.S. concerns that his ministry’s funds could go to th...
18:34, 05/18/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer - minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Britain must get to bottom of Huawei leak: UK finance minister Britain must get to the bottom of the leak of confidential discussions during a top-level security meeting about the role of China's Huawei Technologies in 5G network supply chains, British finance mi...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
17:00, 05/20/2019

"Looking Forward To Co-Operation With Israel": Goa Deputy Chief Minister Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai has called on officials of the Israel's foreign affairs ministry to discuss how the coastal state and the West Asian country could work in cooperation with......
08:34, 05/16/2019

No More Sex Between Ministers and Staff, Australia’s Prime Minister Declares Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the ban after a political scandal involving the deputy prime minister and a former staff member who is now pregnant....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Russian energy minister outlines what's next for OPEC and its allies Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak tells CNBC that OPEC and its allies could possibly increase oil production if their assessment of the market shows a shortfall in supply....
17:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Austria's Kurz wants to fire interior minister The Latest on the video scandal that's rocked the Austrian government (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he wants to fire interior minister over the video scandal tha...
19:34, 05/20/2019

30 migrants arrive in Italy, minister sequesters aid ship ROME (AP) — Italy’s interior minister says an Italian-flagged migrant rescue ship has been sequestered after it brought 30 migrants to Italy who had been rescued at sea. The head of the Mediterr...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Conservatives, Labour need to compromise to get Brexit deal: UK minister Both the ruling Conservatives and the Labour opposition have to compromise to get a Brexit accord through parliament, Justice Minister David Gauke said on Saturday when asked about reports that Prime ...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Theresa May Vows to Set a Date for Stepping Down as U.K. Prime Minister After months of calls for her resignation, Mrs. May agreed to decide on a timetable for the election of a new party leader, who will almost certainly become prime minister....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Thousands of Czechs demand justice minister’s resignation PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague and elsewhere for the third straight Monday to demand the new justice minister’s resignation. The protesters say the minister might compr...
21:34, 05/13/2019

New Zealand should always 'speak its mind' to China, former prime minister says New Zealand's relationship with China had become "too transactional" in recent years, but it needs to be able to raise concerns with Asia's superpower, according to former New Zealand Prime ...
11:34, 05/03/2019

'Have some loyalty': Minister slams Tory leadership manoeuvring A minister has vented his frustration with Conservative colleagues jockeying to replace Theresa May, urging them to focus on getting Brexit "across the line" first....
22:00, 05/19/2019

| British minister blasts 'lazy thinking' on Brexit Britain's Brexit minister condemned "lazy thinking" about the country's divorce from the European Union, urging Brussels to be ambitious in future cooperation, particularly on security issues....
22:34, 05/09/2019

Australia's 'larrikin' former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Cyprus president criticizes UK minister over Turkey drilling Cyprus' president has criticized remarks by Britain's Foreign Office minister that cast doubt over the east Mediterranean island nation's offshore economic rights....
04:34, 05/15/2019

German family affairs minister accused of plagiarism Franziska Giffey, a Social Democrat, allegedly used other people's work in her doctoral dissertation without adequate attribution. Plagiarism led to the downfall of two prominent ministers in 2011 and...
19:51, 05/03/2019

Europe wants to deal with China as a group: German minister Major European Union countries want to deal with China as a group rather than sign bilateral agreements as individual states, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday, attending a summit ...
20:34, 04/28/2019

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

Australia's prime minister set to form majority government Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia's weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in th...
10:34, 05/20/2019

Czech protests over new justice minister enter third week Thousands protested in the Czech capital Prague for a third week running on Monday against a new justice minister who they fear could meddle in a criminal case against the prime minister....
20:34, 05/13/2019

Navjot Sidhu "Probably" Wants To Become Chief Minister: Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today said that his cabinet minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu, "probably" wants to replace him as the head of the state government. His remark comes a day......
15:51, 05/19/2019

Smoke, Drink and Eat What You Want, Norway’s Public Health Minister Says The new minister, from a right-wing, anti-immigration party, told an interviewer that people knew what was healthy and she would not be the “moral police.”...
15:51, 05/10/2019

Indian minister projects ruling party win as polls near end India’s defense minister says she’s confident her Bharatiya Janata Party will remain in power when general elections conclude this month, and that minorities in Hindu-majority India have nothing to fe...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch Australia's prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition's campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal presentation....
10:00, 05/12/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan Wants Son Chirag As Minister. "Which Father Wouldn't?" Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, confident of another term for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, indicated today that his son Chirag Paswan may join the government. "Which father wouldn't want...
12:51, 05/22/2019

"I Never Use Foul Language For A Prime Minister," Says Rajnath Singh Amid the ongoing political slugfest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on former PM Rajiv Gandhi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said he never used foul language for any of......
20:51, 05/11/2019

BJP Leaders Protest Against Karnataka Minister In Lingayat Letter Row BJP leaders staged a protest against Karnataka minister MB Patil over the ongoing controversy surrounding a "forged" letter sent to Sonia Gandhi with suggestions to divide the state's Lingayat......
13:51, 05/06/2019

"Where Is The Bride": Tejashwi Yadav's Quip On Next Prime Minister Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, has a question of "chacha" Nitish Kumar - the man who once claimed to rely only on his face to seek votes. "Where did that face go?" questioned the......
03:17, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
10:34, 05/22/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from clim...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Croatia in talks with Sweden, U.S. on fighter jets: minister Croatia is in talks with Sweden and the United States on buying fighter jets to modernize its air force, Defense Minister Damir Krsticevic said on Thursday....
15:00, 05/23/2019

It's Battle Of Prestige For Himachal Chief Minister In Mandi It is a battle of prestige for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) star campaigner and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to retain the Mandi parliamentary seat in Himachal Pradesh....
11:17, 05/06/2019

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

UPDATE 2-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
23:51, 05/22/2019

Not "English Gentleman": Goa Minister After Knocking Off Officer's Phone A day after a video in which a visibly irritated Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai knocked a mobile phone from a government officer's hand went viral, the politician said on Tuesday that he is....
00:17, 05/08/2019

Pak Science Minister Says Pakistan Sent Hubble To Space; Gets Trolled Pakistan's Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry was mercilessly trolled by Twitterati after he claimed that the Hubble Space Telescope was sent into space by the country's aeronautics......
15:51, 05/06/2019

Denmark's prime minister calls election for June 5 Denmark will hold a parliamentary election on June 5, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said on Tuesday, starting a campaign likely to focus on cracks in the Nordic country's cherished welfare model...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Croatia in talks with Sweden, U.S. on fighter jets -minister Croatia is in talks with Sweden and the United States on buying fighter jets to modernise its air force, Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic said on Thursday. Zagreb was close to striking a deal on ...
14:51, 05/23/2019

Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister: Live Updates Mrs. May said on Friday that she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as Britain’s prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament....
17:17, 05/24/2019

Britain will take part in European Parliament elections: minister Britain will have to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23 as there is not enough time left to get an exit deal ratified by parliament before then, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto...
18:51, 05/07/2019

Thousands of Czechs call on justice minister to resign PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague again to demand the resignation of the new justice minister. The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when p...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Greece's Marxist minister is back with a message for Europe He caused a stir with unorthodox tactics at the peak of Greece's debt crisis four years ago, sees politics as a job that stinks but still needs doing, and says the European Union needs fixing....
17:00, 05/22/2019

New Estonian minister probed over alleged domestic violence Estonian authorities say a criminal investigation into suspected domestic violence has been launched against a new government member just hours after he assumed office....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Naveen Patnaik Become Odisha Chief Minister For The 5th Time Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, records a fifth term in office as his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) wins against an aggressive BJP - a former ally - which hasmade inroads into the coastal...
18:34, 05/23/2019

Nigeria says ex-president and his oil minister took bribes: court filing The Nigerian government has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan and his then oil minister of accepting bribes and breaking the country's laws to broker a $1.3 billion oil deal eight years ago, ...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Italian PM sacks junior minister under probe for corruption Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has sacked a junior minister from the right-wing League party in his uneasy coalition populist government who is under investigation for corruption....
21:00, 05/08/2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigning after Brexit failures LONDON — Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prim...
15:34, 05/24/2019

European polls will be 'difficult' for Conservative, says UK education minister European elections are going to be "difficult" for the governing Conservative Party, education minister Damian Hinds said on Sunday, when questioned over those Conservatives who say they will transfer...
14:34, 05/12/2019

U.K. Police Decline to Investigate Leak That Led to Minister’s Firing According to the police, a leak from Britain’s National Security Council that led to the dismissal of the defense secretary did not amount to a crime....
19:17, 05/04/2019

Austrian cabinet fractures as Kurz ousts far-right minister Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz proposed on Monday sacking his interior minister, escalating a battle triggered when a video sting took down the longtime leader of his far-right coalition partners....
23:34, 05/20/2019

Pro-Brexit minister quits as Theresa May faces endgame The Leader of the UK House of Commons Angela Leadsom said she can no longer support Theresa May's Brexit deal. The move comes amidst growing calls for the embattled prime minister to step down....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Thousands of Czechs demand justice minister's resignation Protesters packed the streets of Prague, blowing whistles and chanting: "We are not blind." Many worry that the Czech Republic's new justice minister could meddle in a criminal case against the prime ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Labour and Tories 'very, very close' to Brexit deal, says minister The Conservatives and Labour are "very, very close" on Brexit and so it would be "surprisingly easy" to broker a deal, cabinet newcomer Rory Stewart has told Sky News....
17:00, 05/05/2019

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May during a lunchtime Commons address on Wednesday, The Su...
01:34, 05/22/2019

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
08:17, 05/22/2019

Theresa May’s successor won’t get better Brexit deal: Irish minister DUBLIN – The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday, after Theresa May ann...
17:17, 05/24/2019

"Spend A Day In Kedarnath": Uttarakhand Chief Minister To PM's Critics Uttarkhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Tuesday termed opposition criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kedarnath visit "extremely unfortunate" and challenged the critics to spend a day....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Bombardier to be supplied by Morocco plant after sale -minister Canada's Bombardier Inc will sell its wing component plant in Morocco to a manufacturer that will continue to supply Bombardier after a sale, Moroccan Industry Minister Moulay Hafid Elalamy said on Mo...
00:17, 05/07/2019

Italian minister says immigrant accused of arson deaths Italy's interior minister says an immigrant from North Africa has been arrested for an arson fire at a police station in northern Italy that killed two and injured more than a dozen....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Bob Hawke: Long-serving Australian prime minister dies at 89 Just days before a federal election in Australia, the country's longest-serving Labor prime minister has died. Bob Hawke served from 1983 to 1991 and oversaw the floating of the Australian dollar....
14:51, 05/16/2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's First Ever Press Conference: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appeared in his first ever press conference. BJP chief Amit Shah was also present. "Our democracy is a vibrant one, full of goodness," PM Modi said....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Minister: Cyprus working with France to expand naval base NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ defense minister says French military experts are assisting Cypriot authorities in upgrading a naval port on the east Mediterranean island nation’s southern ...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Libyan general Haftar did not consult with UAE before his move on Tripoli: minister A senior United Arab Emirates Minister official said on Wednesday that Libyan general Khalifa Haftar did not consult with the Gulf Arab state before his move on the capital Tripoli....
21:17, 05/15/2019

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
22:17, 05/17/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Says She’ll Issue a Timetable for Her Departure Next Month (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation, buying herself a few more weeks to...
12:51, 05/17/2019

We Respect Rajiv Gandhi, But Can Talk About Misrule Too: Defence Minister Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today described Rajiv Gandhi a martyr and said though the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) respects him, that does not mean it will not talk about the "misrule and......
03:51, 05/10/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
22:51, 05/16/2019

"If Pak Continues To Support Terror, We'll Stop Sharing Water": Minister If Pakistan continues to support cross-border terrorism, India will have no option but to take the "hard" decision of stopping its share of water of three common rivers, Water Resources Minister Nitin...
15:17, 05/13/2019

Australian prime minister predicts close election result CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s conservative prime minister has predicted a close result at elections on Saturday as his rival used a campaign rally to revel in the memory of one of his c...
08:34, 05/16/2019

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

Indian prime minister mocked for Pakistan airstrike gaffe Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been skewered by the opposition for ordering an airstrike in Pakistan on the mistaken belief that cloudy skies would help Indian planes avoid radar detection...
12:51, 05/13/2019

"Kamal Haasan's Tongue Should Be Cut Off": Tamil Nadu Minister's Shocker Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's comment that the country's first extremist was a Hindu has prompted a controversial response from Tamil Nadu Minister KT Rajenthra Bhalaji who has said Mr......
19:00, 05/13/2019

Houthis offer for redeployment is inaccurate and misleading: Yemeni minister The Yemeni information minister, Moammar al-Eryani, said on Twitter that the Houthi offer for redeployment from the ports of Hodeidah, Salif and Ras Isa is inaccurate and misleading....
02:00, 05/11/2019

Why Australians Are Tweeting About the Prime Minister Shitting His Pants at McDonald's If you follow any Australians on Twitter, you might have seen some really strange references on the social media platform lately—references that don’t make much sense to Americans. People are talking ...
04:00, 05/18/2019

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would defeat it....
18:00, 05/18/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
04:51, 05/17/2019

German minister contradicts Merkel over Macron's climate plan Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) environment minister says the government should sign up to France's ambitious plan to reduce EU carbon emissions. Chancellor Angela Merkel had rejected Germany's partic...
20:51, 05/13/2019

Haryana Minister, Ex-Lawmaker Charged For Disorderly Conduct During Polls Haryana police have charged state minister Manish Grover and former Congress assembly lawmaker BB Batra for allegedly entering a polling booth without permission and disorderly conduct in Rohtak......
17:17, 05/16/2019