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With the help of his boyfriend, a German reporter asked Iran’s foreign minister why the country executes people for being gay

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif did not directly deny that gay people have been executed in Iran and instead cited a need to respect “moral principles."...

With the help of his boyfriend, a German reporter asked Iran’s foreign minister why the country executes people for being gay

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

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

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

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

Iran's 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

German foreign minister meeting with Joshua Wong 'disrespectful': China Beijing has slammed democracy activist Joshua Wong's meeting with Germany's foreign minister as "disrespectful." Wong has urged countries to stand by Hong Kong protesters against the long arm of China...
15:17, 09/10/2019

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

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

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

German foreign minister demands Congo step up Ebola fight When it comes to fighting the Ebola outbreak, the German foreign minister had a straightfoward message for DRC President Felix Tshisekedi. Fabian von der Mark reports from Kinshasa....
00:51, 09/06/2019

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

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

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

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The two diplomats clashed on the issue of media freedo...
11:51, 08/22/2019

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

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

"What's Your Ethnicity," Top Aide Asked Reporter, Defending Trump Tweet Kellyanne Conway, responding to a reporter's question Tuesday about President Donald Trump's racist tweet toward four Democratic congresswomen, asked the journalist: "What's your ethnicity?"...
17:34, 07/17/2019

Alabama executes 46-year-old man convicted of killing minister in 1991 Alabama on Thursday executed a 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas in 1991, the state's d...
03:51, 05/31/2019

Bahrain executes three people, despite human rights outcry Human rights groups had warned against the executions, calling them ‘utterly shameful”Bahrain has executed three people convicted in two separate cases, one a case of “terrorism” and killing a police ...
10:17, 07/27/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of killing minister, wounding his wife during 1991 robbery Alabama on Thursday executed a 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas in 1991, the state's d...
03:51, 05/31/2019

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

Guatemala court asked to block ‘safe 3rd country’ with US Three ex-Guatemalan foreign ministers are asking the country’s Constitutional Court to bar President Jimmy Morales from entering into a “safe third country” agreement with the United States, days ahea...
22:17, 07/11/2019

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip through the living rooms of the Islamic Republic....
15:34, 06/07/2019

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of the world's second worst recorded outbreak of the ...
14:17, 07/04/2019

Russia’s Interior Minister says that drugs charges against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov have been dropped MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Interior Minister says that drugs charges against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov have been dropped....
17:34, 06/11/2019

PM Modi Asked BJP Leaders To Work Passionately For Development: Minister Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked BJP lawmakers to nurse their constituency by playing a leading role in its development and advised them to take up a cause of human sensitivity like eradication....
13:51, 07/16/2019

Lawmaker Defends Bihar Minister Who Asked "How Many Wickets" During Meet Bihar lawmaker Dinesh Chandra Yadav today defended colleague and state health minister Mangal Pandey for asking reporters the cricket score during a press conference held yesterday to discuss the......
14:17, 06/18/2019

Minister Asked To Take Action Over Mahatma Gandhi's Pic On Liquor Bottles Rajya Sabha members on Tuesday expressed concern over a picture of Mahatma Gandhi on liquor bottles of an Israeli company, prompting the Chair to direct External Affairs minister S Jaishankar to look....
00:51, 07/03/2019

Lois Lane is a White House reporter in new DC comic book ‘Enemy of the People’ Comic book icon Lois Lane is making a return in a new 12-issue series from DC comics. In the series, “Enemy of the People,” the character reprises her role as a hard charging reporter for ...
17:00, 09/14/2019

Push All Unwanted People Out of Your Life With This Unflappable Hero Reporter’s Smooth On-Air Move An already legendary arm move made its debut on the Fourth of July during a live broadcast. Darla Miles of New York’s ABC 7 was simply doing her job, reporting outside of New York City’s P...
23:51, 07/05/2019

Mexican foreign secretary says country still has ‘dignity intact’ after tariff deal Marcelo Ebrard, who helped negotiate the deal in Washington D.C., said when he arrived back home and gave the president his report, he told Lopez Obrador: "There are no tariffs, Mr. President, we emer...
04:51, 06/09/2019

Asked about police visit, UK PM hopeful Johnson says people not interested Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called to investigate concerns for the welfare of a female...
18:17, 06/22/2019

Scarborough: Republicans who don't condemn Trump's comments on foreign dirt are 'disloyal to their country' Joe Scarborough called on Republicans to condemn President Trump's comments on accepting dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, saying any who fail to do so are "disloyal to their countr...
18:51, 06/13/2019

Simone Biles' Boyfriend Alludes to Her Brother's Murder Charge in Post About ''Strongest People'' Simone Biles is most likely leaning on her inner circle following the arrest of her older brother, Tevin Biles-Thomas. Hours ago, news broke that the 24-year-old was taken into custody......
08:17, 08/31/2019

Austria closes country roads to German travelers Tyrol province will restrict access to country roads, which travelers use to avoid traffic and tolls. The move was the latest escalation between Germany's state of Bavaria and Austria over cross-borde...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Officials announced late Sunday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe...
12:17, 06/17/2019

German official warns Jews not to wear kippa ‘everywhere’ in country Felix Klein, the government’s anti-Semitism commissioner, was quoted Saturday as saying: “I cannot recommend to Jews that they wear the skullcap at all times everywhere in Germany.” He didn’t elaborat...
01:17, 05/27/2019

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy....
11:00, 06/25/2019

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

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

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

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

Google's Waymo Asked People To Test Its Semi-Autonomous Car Tech. What Happened Next Will Not Surprise You Back in 2013, Google’s self-driving car unit ran an experiment. They decided to give their semi-autonomous driving technology to a handful of employees with long highway commutes, as recounted by Way...
03:00, 09/13/2019

German Official Says He ‘Cannot Recommend’ Jews Wear Head Coverings in Some Parts of the Country (BERLIN) — Israel’s president said Sunday he is shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing ...
23:34, 05/26/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Every G7 country should have a feminist foreign policy | Emma Watson, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Katja Iversen and Michael Kaufman We members of the G7’s Gender Equality Advisory Council are urging countries to ditch archaic and discriminatory laws and promote empowermentThe sheer tenacity of women raising their voices and organi...
12:51, 08/22/2019

As the heat wave continues, one police department has asked people to 'hold off' on committing crimes until Monday Shoshy Ciment/Business Insider As extreme temperatures persist throughout most of the country this weekend, a Massachusetts police department took to Facebook to ask citizens to "hold off" on committ...
09:00, 07/22/2019

Chris Wallace Asked Kamala Harris to Explain Why She Doesn't Hate White People. Here's the Answer Shortly after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) finished her cool-down exercises after forcing the former Pinky to Barack Obama’s Brain into submission with a Rear Naked Chokehold before a live television aud...
21:00, 06/28/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Brazil foreign minister says 'there is no climate change catastrophe' Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo denied on Wednesday that his country was burning down the Amazon rainforest and said unfounded alarm over global climate change was threatening Brazilian sove...
03:17, 09/12/2019

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

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

UK's Johnson sticking to Brexit plans, says foreign minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
17:34, 09/08/2019

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

Iran’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

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

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

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

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

Rejection of international law on the rise, Iran's foreign minister says The rejection of international law is on the rise, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday, during a meeting in Beijing with the Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillo...
16:17, 08/26/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

After Imran Khan "N-War" Op-Ed, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar's Response Asked about an article authored by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the "impending threat" of nuclear war over Kashmir, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's response emerged in seven short......
15:00, 09/02/2019

No Decision Yet On Closing Airspace To India, Says Pak Foreign Minister Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has made it clear that no decision has yet been taken to close the country's airspace to India, Dawn news reported....
11:51, 08/29/2019

‘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

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

Iran’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

Chris Matthews Asked Kamala Harris to Explain Why She Doesn't Hate White People. Here's the Answer [Corrected] Shortly after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) finished her cool-down exercises after forcing the former Pinky to Barack Obama’s Brain into submission with a Rear Naked Chokehold before a live television aud...
04:51, 06/29/2019

Pakistan's prime minister visits Trump, but that's not likely to help his country's economy Michael Kugelman from the U.S.-based Wilson Center says other issues take precedence in the bilateral dialogue between the United States and Pakistan — namely, Afghanistan and counter-terrorism....
09:34, 07/23/2019

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe third country," adding that the Mexican Congress would...
22:34, 07/15/2019

Thailand's junta chief elected as country's next prime minister Thailand's military junta chief, Prayut Chan-o-cha, was elected as the country's first civilian prime minister since he took power in a coup in 2014 by members of Thailand's lower and upper houses of ...
12:17, 06/06/2019

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of...
21:34, 07/16/2019

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

Boris Johnson Sticking To Brexit Plans, Says UK's Foreign Minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on October 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
02:00, 09/09/2019

Mexican foreign minister cites sharp decrease in immigration to U.S. Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said after a White House meeting on Tuesday that there has been a "significant decrease" in U.S.-bound immigration through Mexico, especially from Central America, and ...
06:51, 09/11/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Swedish trade minister Linde shifting to foreign affairs: TV Sweden's trade minister and Social Democratic party veteran Ann Linde will succeed Margot Wallstrom as foreign minister, public broadcaster SVT reported on Monday, citing unidentified sources....
13:34, 09/09/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Irish foreign minister says businesses should prepare for no-deal Brexit There has been no sign of a breakthrough in Brexit talks and businesses should continue to prepare for Britain to leave the European Union without a withdrawal agreement, Irish Foreign Minister Simon ...
16:17, 08/26/2019

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

S Jaishankar To Meet Russian Foreign Minister In Moscow On Tuesday External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is slated to meet his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, in Moscow on August 27, according to Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
19:51, 08/22/2019

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

Chinese Foreign Minister Likely To Reschedule India Visit: Report Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi may reschedule a planned visit to India next week to hold boundary talks with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, diplomatic sources said on......
18:51, 09/04/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pak Foreign Minister Assures "Tensions" Won't Affect Kartarpur Corridor Pakistan assured today that it stands ready to open the Kartarpur Corridor and welcome the Sikh pilgrims to take part in celebrations in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak....
12:17, 08/23/2019

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

Why do Britons have fewer close friends than people in any other country? A survey by Snapchat says people in Britain have a paucity of good pals. We took to the streets to find out moreHow many close friends is too many? In Britain, it seems to be a question of why we don’...
20:51, 06/25/2019

In Bosnia, refugees stuck in a country its own people leave SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A covered-up landfill in a mine-infested part of a dysfunctional Balkan state whose own people are emigrating in droves might not seem ideal for a refugee camp. But...
19:51, 06/20/2019

‘You’ve Done a Good Job and You’ve Kept Your Country Safe.’ Trump Meets Hungary’s Far-Right Prime Minister WASHINGTON — 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 r...
03:51, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia’s King Has Replaced the Country’s Energy Minister With One of His Own Sons (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman replaced the country’s energy minister with one of his own sons Sunday, naming Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman to one of the mo...
12:34, 09/09/2019

Marianne Williamson asked white people to apologize to black audience members on speaking tour for slavery, lynchings, other issues Spiritual guru and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson asked white members of her audience at an event last July to apologize to black people also in attendance for slavery, lynching, police b...
03:00, 07/17/2019

North Korean foreign minister calls Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
09:51, 08/23/2019

Canada foreign minister to visit Cuba Thursday to discuss Venezuela Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she will visit Cuba on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela and the United States' decision to allow lawsuits for property confiscated...
22:34, 05/15/2019

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

Iran Foreign Minister Lands At French City Hosting G7 Summit The French presidency confirmed that Iran's foreign affairs minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has arrived in Biarritz, the city hosting the G7 Summit, in southwestern France. Iran has also said that Mr......
16:51, 08/25/2019

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

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar In Nepal For Wide-Ranging Bilateral Talks External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in Kathmandu today to participate in the 5th Joint Commission Meeting between India and Nepal and to take stock of the entire gamut of the bilateral......
15:51, 08/21/2019

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

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

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

Pompeo speaks with Danish foreign minister after Trump cancels visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Denmark's foreign minister on Wednesday and praised U.S.-Danish security cooperation, a day after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a visit to the...
01:17, 08/22/2019

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

North Korean foreign minister will not attend U.N. gathering of world leaders North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho will not attend the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations later this month "due to his schedule," the country's mission to the U.N. told Reut...
01:51, 09/05/2019

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

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

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

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

White House Says Trump Surprised By Iran Foreign Minister's G7 Visit Iran's foreign minister flew in for side talks at the G7 summit on Sunday as host France ramped up efforts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington, a dramatic diplomatic move that the White......
05:17, 08/26/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Great Immigration Experiment: Can a Country Let People in Without Stirring Backlash? One of the world’s most closed countries, Japan, is trying to attract workers for jobs ranging from apple picking to airport baggage handling. To do that, it is imposing strict rules in an effort to h...
00:51, 09/12/2019

Tyler Childers: 'In country music, nobody is thinking about how to move people' With John Prine and Willie Nelson among his fans and awards to his name, the Kentucky songwriter is a rising star of country – but he’s dismayed by its fixation on beer and pickup trucksAfter finishin...
16:51, 08/02/2019

US to Use Fake Social Media to Check People Entering Country US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners seeking visas, green cards and citizenship....
09:51, 08/31/2019

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. ̶...
16:00, 06/04/2019

DHS to Ramp Up Social Media Monitoring of People Entering the Country The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up the government’s existing program of demanding people entering the country hand over the details of their presence on social media, CNN reported on F...
01:34, 09/08/2019

CBI Arrests Three More People In Foreign Exchange Rules Violation Case Three more people have been arrested by the CBI in a case of Rs 90 crore received by aviation consultant Deepak Talwar's NGO Advantage India in alleged violation of foreign exchange rules, officials.....
14:17, 09/12/2019

From Protocol To People: PM On Sushma Swaraj's Effect On Foreign Ministry Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that Sushma Swaraj as external affairs minister transformed her ministry from being bound to protocol to one oriented to "people's call" and recalled she.....
18:34, 08/13/2019

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
23:35, 08/11/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag...
01:35, 08/13/2019

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalit...
17:00, 08/16/2019

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country is one of the world's top producers of greenhouse ...
21:00, 09/07/2019

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

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
02:51, 07/06/2019

Japan's foreign minister Kono may move to defense in cabinet shuffle: Sankei Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono is being considered for the role of defense minister when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffles his cabinet next week, the country's Sankei Shimbun reported on Sunday...
08:34, 09/08/2019

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

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

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

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

North Korea foreign minister calls Mike Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
21:17, 08/23/2019

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

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

Assam Citizens List India's Internal Matter: Foreign Minister Jaishankar The process of documenting and identifying illegal immigrants in Assam is India's "internal matter", External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said today as he held wide-ranging talks with his......
13:00, 08/20/2019

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

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

Iranian foreign minister arrives in G7 summit town in France: Iran official Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived on Sunday in Biarritz, southwestern France, where leaders of the G7 group of nations are meeting, an Iranian official said....
16:51, 08/25/2019

Iran foreign minister makes surprise visit to France during G7 but has no plans to meet with US Mohammad Javad Zarif was holding talks with his French counterpart to assess what conditions could lead to a de-escalation of tension between Tehran and Washington, a French official said....
01:17, 08/26/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘The welfare of the Libyan people’ the UN’s sole agenda for the country, says Guterres in Tripoli Helping to promote a “Libyan-led and Libyan owned political solution” to resolve years of instability and insecurity there that puts the “welfare of the Libyan people” first, is the sole agenda of the...
22:34, 04/28/2019

A Danish Law Aimed at Child Brides Could Force the Prime Minister’s Son’s Girlfriend to Leave the Country The son of Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has been tripped up by the country’s strict immigration laws, which will force his Harvard-educated American girlfriend to leave Denmark by ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Simon Cheng missing: China says Foreign Office worker detained in country arrested over 'solicitation of prostitution' China has said it detained a Foreign Office worker employed in Hong Kong for "solicitation of prostitution", according to a state-backed paper in the nation....
04:17, 08/23/2019

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

Kramp-Karrenbauer sworn in as German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer used her inauguration speech to reinforce her committment to increasing military spending. AKK, as she is informally known, remains favorite to succeed Angela Merkel as Germ...
13:34, 07/24/2019

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

German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and head of her Christian Democrat party, will succeed Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister, government spokesman Steffe...
02:17, 07/17/2019

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in the European Parliament. Barley’s Social D...
17:51, 06/19/2019

German defense minister AKK tours Iraq and Jordan Germany’s Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is touring the Middle East to meet German troops based there. The minister has come out strongly in favor of continuing Germany's military mission...
01:17, 08/21/2019

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

China’s Foreign Minister says Hong Kong faces its worst crisis since 1997 handover Hong Kong has been engulfed in angry and sometimes violent protests against the government for three months, sparked by a now-suspended extradition bill and concerns that Beijing was trying to bring t...
10:17, 08/28/2019

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

Iranian journalist flees foreign minister's press pool 'to claim asylum' in Sweden An Iranian state news journalist fled from Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's press pool and applied for residency in Sweden last week, according to authorities....
17:51, 08/27/2019

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

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

Greece's conservative party just won its national election, unseating the country's left-wing prime minister AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Official results revealed Kyriakos Mitsota...
16:17, 07/08/2019

Iran has released seven crew members of seized tanker Stena Impero: Sweden foreign minister Iran has released seven of the 23 crew members of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero that was seized earlier this summer, Sweden's foreign minister said on Wednesday....
23:51, 09/04/2019

Get your children vaccinated or face fine: German health minister German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fines and their exclusion from daycare....
03:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-German minister pushing to resolve trade disputes with U.S. German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. auto tariffs, and that it will likely take weeks or months to resolve at least some of the thorny trade ...
21:17, 07/11/2019

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
12:00, 06/08/2019

New German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer out to win over military She has only been in the role one week. Now Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is set to take her official oath as defense minister in front of the Bundestag. Germany's soldiers, as ever, remain skeptical....
08:51, 07/24/2019

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and def...
23:51, 06/09/2019

New German defense minister sees public support wane German Chancellor Angela Merkel's protegee, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has seen her public support dip since she took over as defense minister on Wednesday, an opinion poll showed on Saturday....
21:00, 07/20/2019

German economy minister remains hopeful on U.S. auto tariffs German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. tariffs on vehicles and automotive parts from Europe, adding that a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Li...
20:17, 07/11/2019

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental ...
15:17, 06/06/2019

German minister calls colonial-era killings in Namibia 'genocide' A German minister has described the slaughter of Herero and Nama tribespeople in Namibia more than a century ago as genocide, one of the most senior government members to use the term while compensati...
18:00, 09/02/2019

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transport minister said on Tuesday, but he added that the ...
13:51, 06/18/2019

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection e...
04:17, 07/14/2019

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

German Defense Minister Wins Vote for European Union's Top Job European Parliament lawmakers approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen for the European Union’s top job, but by a razor-thin margin that could deepen the task she faces in reviving a bloc...
10:17, 07/17/2019

A German minister wants access to your encrypted WhatsApp and Telegram messages If you’re living in Germany, you should be careful about what you’re texting. Because according to Spiegel Online, the country’s Federal Interior Minister, Horst Seehofer, wants encrypted messaging se...
11:34, 05/29/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as head of the Christian Democrats (CDU) ...
09:00, 07/17/2019

5 masked people with a machine gun rob a German coffee shop Police say five masked people stormed a coffee shop in central Germany with a machine gun, sprayed tear gas and stole about 8,000 euros ($8,950) before escaping by car...
09:51, 05/06/2019

EU27 ready for all Brexit scenarios, German finance minister Scholz says The European Union is united and ready for all scenarios related to Britain's planned departure from the bloc, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Twitter on Friday, after meeting his British ...
17:00, 08/16/2019

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts f...
18:17, 07/17/2019

German minister to meet Iran's Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, a German diplomatic source said, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with ...
16:51, 06/09/2019

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

China Angered After German Minister Meets Hong Kong Activist China expressed anger on Tuesday after German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, saying that no foreign country had a right to interfere in China's internal......
23:18, 09/10/2019

German finance minister expects OECD deal on digital tax in 2020 German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he expected the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will agree a minimum level of taxation for digital companies such as Ama...
15:17, 05/17/2019

German trade minister places 50-50 odds on resolving auto tariffs German Economic Minister Peter Altmaier said Thursday there were even odds that the U.S. and the European Union could reach a deal that would avoid the Trump administration imposing tariffs on autos a...
06:17, 07/12/2019

No need yet to abandon German balanced budget over climate plan: finance minister Germany has enough options for funding a planned climate package and ditching its balanced-budget policy by taking on new debt should be a last resort, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Monday....
01:19, 09/17/2019

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final day of her inaugural tour of the Middle East....
20:51, 08/21/2019

Young German captain takes on Italy’s hard-line minister The 31-year-old German captain with tied-back dreadlocks and a steady voice as she defies port authorities in defense of dozens of passengers rescued at sea has enraged Italy’s interior minister....
18:51, 06/28/2019

Measles: German minister proposes steep fines for anti-vaxxers German Health Minister Jens Spahn is proposing a law that foresees fining parents of non-vaccinated children up to €2,500 ($2,800). The conservative lawmaker said he wants to "eradicate" measles....
16:51, 05/05/2019

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

German mconomy minister : It's up to Huawei to show it meets our security requirements Germany expects Huawei to demonstrate it can meet its security requirements for participating in the building of the country's 5G network, the economy minister Peter Altmaier said after meeting with t...
15:00, 06/21/2019

German interior minister laments EU court ruling on road toll A decision by the European Court of Justice to strike down German government plans to impose a highway toll that favors German drivers over their EU peers is incomprehensible, Interior Minister Horst ...
13:51, 06/18/2019

German economy minister calls on Balkan states to tackle corruption Economy Minister Peter Altmaier says tackling corruption was a precondition for joining the European Union. Six Balkan nations hope to join the bloc in the coming years....
15:34, 07/05/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect with the public....
23:17, 07/16/2019

Three people shot with crossbow found dead in German hotel Investigators say they believe no one else was involved in deaths of men and two women Police in Germany are investigating the mysterious discovery of three bodies shot with crossbow bolts in a Bavari...
15:51, 05/13/2019

German economic minister remains hopeful on tariffs, aircraft subsidy dispute German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. auto tariffs, and that it will likely takes weeks or months to resolve trade issues between the United S...
19:17, 07/11/2019

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer distances himself from anti-immigration populists Germany's interior minister has said in an interview that he can't "trust" populists like Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini. He also said that he would retire from politics at the next election, like...
15:00, 05/30/2019

German Finance Minister sees no need yet to abandon balanced budget over climate plan The German government has enough other options to consider for funding a planned climate package before it needs to discuss sacrificing its "black zero" balanced-budget policy, Finance Minister Olaf S...
01:19, 09/17/2019

German finance minister: U.S.-China trade conflict escalation would hurt economy more An escalation in a trade conflict between the United States and China will further damage the global economy, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz warned on Tuesday, urging all sides to negotiate....
17:51, 08/06/2019

German economy minister urges United States, China to resolve trade dispute Germany hopes that an escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China can be avoided, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday, adding that all parties should be careful with...
20:51, 05/06/2019

German Finance Minister Scholz vows to respect any SPD decision to quit Merkel's coalition German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Thursday he would respect any decision by his centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) to quit conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition....
01:51, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 1-German economy minister remains hopeful on tariffs, aircraft subsidy dispute German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. auto tariffs, and that it will likely take weeks or months to resolve trade issues between the United St...
19:17, 07/11/2019

Matt Hancock promises 'fresh start' for the country in bid to be next Prime Minister Matt Hancock is promising to offer the "fresh start" the country needs as the Health Secretary launches his campaign to become the next Prime Minister....
00:17, 06/10/2019

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

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

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

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

"People's Minister": BJP Leaders Condole Death Of Sushma Swaraj Bharatiya Janata Party leaders on Tuesday condoled the death of former Union minister Sushma Swaraj, with party president Amit Shah saying that she left an indelible mark in the national politics....
04:17, 08/07/2019

1.17 Lakh People Declared As Foreigners By Tribunals In Assam: Minister A total of 1.17 lakh people have been declared foreigners by tribunals set up in Assam till March this year, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday....
13:51, 07/16/2019

BJP Indebted To People: Uttarakhand Chief Minister On Lok Sabha Results Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will remain "heavily indebted" to the people of India for giving the party an unprecedented victory.....
16:34, 05/23/2019

Minister's Cow Is An "Animal" Remark Hurt People's Sentiments: BJP Leader BJP leader Vasudev Devnani on Tuesday condemned state minister Shanti Kumar Dhariwal's remark calling cow an "animal" and hurting sentiments of the people....
14:34, 07/23/2019

7 People Suspected Of Nipah Virus In Hospital: Kerala Health Minister Seven people suspected of having contracted Nipah virus have been admitted to a hospital and the condition of the patient diagnosed with the virus is now stable, Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja......
01:00, 06/06/2019

Chief Minister Assures People On Assam Citizens List, Promises Legal Aid Ahead of the publication of final National Register of Citizens or NRC, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked people today not to panic and said the state government will take all possible......
13:17, 08/30/2019

Thai Prime Minister Orders Investigation Into Bangkok Blasts That Injured Four People (BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha on Friday ordered an investigation into several small bombings in Bangkok that took place as Thailand was hosting a high-level meeting attended...
14:51, 08/02/2019

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

‘My Heart Makes It Country.’ Blanco Brown Talks ‘The Git Up’ and the Fusion of Country and Rap For years, “I like everything except rap and country” was a common refrain among many close-minded music listeners. But in 2019, that tired trope has been flipped on its head, as two songs...
03:17, 07/28/2019

Bahrain executes 3 men Three men were executed by firing squad on Saturday morning according to Bahrain's Advocate General and Chief of anti-crime prosecution Ahmed al Hammadi, according to kingdom's state news agency....
07:51, 07/28/2019

European election results - country by country Below is a snapshot of the key results in the European Parliament elections in each European country, in alphabetical order. Click on the flags to find out what happened......
18:17, 05/27/2019

Bahrain executes three, including Shi'ite activists Bahrain executed on Saturday three men convicted in two separate cases, one involving the killing of a police officer and the other the killing of a mosque imam, the public prosecutor said in a statem...
11:00, 07/27/2019

Iran executes 'defense contractor' over spying for the CIA Jalal Hajizavar was hanged at a prison near Tehran after documents and spying equipment were found at his home, news agencies reported. The death happens at a time of fierce tensions between Iran and ...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Georgia executes man for killing 2 women in 1994 Georgia has executed a man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago. The Georgia attorney general’s office said in a statement that 52-year-old Scotty Garnell Morro...
05:34, 05/03/2019

Florida executes the 'I-95 killer' who targeted gay men across Southeast Florida has put to death the man known as the "I-95 killer," who was convicted of killing three people and admitted to killing several more in a 1994 spree targeting gay men....
13:17, 08/24/2019

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on the meeting with the US have been killed or jailed...
12:00, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Alabama executes man for 1997 quadruple killing ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled Alabama execution of a man convicted in a quadruple killing (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Prison officials say 41-year-old inmate Michael Brandon Samra w...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a...
09:51, 05/17/2019

Georgia executes inmate for 1996 shotgun slaying Georgia has executed an inmate convicted of the 1996 killing of a man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart. Authorities say 42-year-old Marion Wilson Jr. was pronounced dead Thursday evenin...
05:17, 06/21/2019

Texas Executes Man for Murder Conviction Whose Alibi Was That He Was Already Incarcerated Texas killed a man who maintained his innocence over a capital murder conviction for a 1998 murder on Wednesday. Larry Swearingen, 48, and his legal team fought hard to overturn his conviction for the...
07:51, 08/22/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Alabama executes man for 1991 slaying of pastor during robbery An Alabama man who avoided execution last month for the stabbing death of a preacher during a Christmastime robbery was put to death by lethal injection Thursday evening. ...
06:51, 05/31/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of 1994 murder of two women The U.S. state of Georgia on Thursday executed a 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994....
06:17, 05/03/2019

Florida executes man convicted of killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was executed on Thursday....
03:34, 05/24/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of murder of two women in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend during an argument in 1994 was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday, state corrections officials said....
06:17, 05/03/2019

Bahrain executes Shiite activists on terrorism charges The executions come amid tensions with Iran. Bahrain accuses the country of fomenting Shiite armed opposition groups that have carried out attacks on security forces....
16:17, 07/27/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing wife in 1984 A Tennessee inmate who made headlines by requesting that his last meal be donated to the homeless was executed Thursday for the 1984 murder of his wife....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
03:17, 08/07/2019

Kim Jong Un executes staff from failed Hanoi summit as US spies North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has been purging the officials that took part in the Hanoi summit in January. The summit abruptly finished early with no agreement between North Korea and the United ...
06:17, 05/31/2019

Alabama executes Christopher Lee Price for Christmastime slaying of pastor ATMORE, Ala. — A man convicted of killing a country preacher during a 1991 robbery was put to death by lethal injection in Alabama on Thursday, weeks after he avoided another execution date amid disag...
08:17, 05/31/2019

Texas executes man convicted of abducting, killing college student Texas on Wednesday put to death a man found guilty of the rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student in an execution that followed arguments from the inmate's attorneys that authorities ignored ...
05:51, 08/22/2019

Tennessee executes Stephen Michael West by electric chair Stephen Michael West was sentenced to death for the 1986 stabbing deaths of Wanda Romines, 51, and her 15-year-old daughter, Sheila Romines.        ...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Florida executes man convicted of killing gay men during crime spree in 1994 A man convicted of targeting three gay men who had befriended him before he bludgeoned and suffocated them during an eight-month crime spree in 1994 was executed in Florida on Thursday night, official...
19:17, 08/23/2019

Iran executes man on charges of spying for US Central Intelligence Agency IRAN has executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organisation of the defence ministry on charges of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency....
00:17, 06/23/2019

Bahrain Executes 3 Men, Including 2 Shiite Activists on ‘Terrorism Crimes’ The two activists were convicted in a mass terrorism trial in connection with the killing a police officer. Amnesty International says they were tortured into confessing....
13:17, 07/27/2019

Iran executes ex-defense ministry official on charges of spying for US Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency....
19:00, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Georgia executes inmate for 1996 shotgun slaying JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Georgia inmate for a 1996 killing (all times local): 9:52 p.m. Georgia has executed an inmate convicted of the 1996 killing of a man who ...
04:17, 06/21/2019

Texas executes Billy Crutsinger in slaying of two elderly women In 2003, an 89-year-old woman and her 71-year-old daughter were stabbed to death in their Fort Worth home. On Wednesday, Texas executed Billy Crutsinger for the crime....
10:17, 09/05/2019

Florida executes man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was put to death on Thursday....
03:34, 05/24/2019

Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing teenage girl, her mother in 1986 A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a teenage accomplice more than 30 years ago was executed in Tennessee on Thursday, officials sa...
09:00, 08/16/2019

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a S...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Texas executes man convicted of murdering 89-year-old woman and her elderly daughter A man convicted of killing an 89-year-old woman and her elderly daughter in their Fort Worth home in 2003 was put to death by lethal injection in Texas on Wednesday....
09:51, 09/05/2019

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures – report South Korean paper claims Kim Hyok-chol has been killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labourNorth Korea’s special envoy to the US, who was credited with paving the way for nu...
07:17, 05/31/2019

Nick Kyrgios Executes Perfect Underarm Serve Against Rafael Nadal The second round of Wimbledon offered Nick Kyrgios the opportunity to do what he loves best, which is to try to beat Rafael Nadal. Though he failed in that quest, falling in four sets in yesterday’s m...
16:51, 07/05/2019

Iran executes ex-employee of defense ministry on charges of spying for U.S.: agency Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry in recent days on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the IRIB news agency repor...
18:17, 06/22/2019

Tennessee executes man for killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee executes man for killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis....
02:51, 05/17/2019

North Korea executes U.S. nuclear envoy after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
11:17, 05/31/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un reportedly executes officials after failed Hanoi summit with US North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February...
05:17, 05/31/2019

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Texas executes inmate in 2010 murder of elderly woman during crime spree A Texas man was executed Tuesday evening for killing a 61-year-old grandmother a decade ago during an eight-day crime spree that included another murder....
04:51, 09/11/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of killing pastor; man was nearly put to death last month before warrant expired ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama executes man convicted of killing pastor; man was nearly put to death last month before warrant expired....
03:17, 05/31/2019

Texas executes man with history of violence against women for 1998 slaying of college student A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a suburban Houston community college student more than 2...
08:51, 08/22/2019

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
07:17, 05/31/2019

Georgia executes inmate convicted of 1996 killing of man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia executes inmate convicted of 1996 killing of man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart....
04:17, 06/21/2019

North Korea executes envoy to failed U.S. summit -media; White House monitoring North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a S...
21:51, 05/31/2019

Electric Scooter Rider Executes Flawless Cross-Highway Lane Change During Rush Hour Should electric scooters be allowed on highways? Obviously not, you might say. With a top speed somewhere in the ballpark of 15 mph, it’s a recipe for carnage to the scooter rider’s brains....
19:00, 07/23/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the ...
22:34, 09/09/2019

Navy executes successful test of AEGIS Virtual Twin software in missile test The U.S. Navy successfully executed a live-fire drill controlled by a prototype of the AEGIS Virtual Combat Management System, the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command announced....
21:34, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said o...
12:51, 06/05/2019

My boyfriend won’t tell his kids about me We both have children from previous marriages, but he has told his that I am just a friend. Should I let him know that I feel hurt?My boyfriend and I are both in our mid-40s and divorced. His children...
13:51, 07/19/2019

How we met: ‘I was shocked, because he had the same name as my late boyfriend’ Emily Millar, 35, and Takahiro Muramatsu, 44, met at a party in 2009. They live with their son in Aichi Prefecture, central JapanWhen Takahiro first spotted Emily at a birthday party in 2009, she was ...
18:00, 09/02/2019

My life in sex: 'I think about the musician when I'm in bed with my boyfriend'' The woman with an all-consuming crushI love my boyfriend, but after five years together my feelings are not as strong as they used to be. Meanwhile, I’ve had a very intense crush on a famous musician ...
11:17, 06/21/2019

I feel self-revulsion after sex with my boyfriend I wonder whether the fact that he is 15 years older than me has anything to do with itI vaguely enjoy sex with my boyfriend, but thinking about sex repels me and I feel self-revulsion after. I nearly ...
16:17, 08/27/2019

My boyfriend drinks too much and gets angry His problems are not your responsibility – don’t think you can save him, says Annalisa BarbieriI’m an 18-year-old girl about to start my final exams at school. I feel as if my life is going remarkably...
06:51, 05/18/2019

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

Rumors ministers will move against UK PM May: ITV reporter There are rumors Prime Minister Theresa May's top team of ministers will move against her on Wednesday, an ITV reporter said on Twitter, citing an unnamed source....
17:00, 05/22/2019

How writing about a goldmine cost a top reporter his job Jabir Idrissa is living hand-to-mouth after a crackdown on the media in TanzaniaTwo years ago, Jabir Idrissa was one of Tanzania’s leading investigative journalists, breaking stories on alleged corrup...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Mets apologize after confrontation with reporter Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas were involved in a clubhouse incident with a Newsday reporter after Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Cubs....
06:17, 06/24/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wedn...
10:34, 06/05/2019

I don’t want children but my boyfriend isn’t sure yet – are we heading for trouble? He wants us to stay together for now, but is a breakup inevitable if he does decide he wants children?I’m a 31-year-old woman, and my boyfriend of two years is 32. We live together and are very much i...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Former Estill Co. Teacher, Boyfriend Indicted ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A former Estill County teacher and her boyfriend have been indicted on multiple charges after police say he used her job to message teens for sex. Police said that S...
22:51, 05/29/2019

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on Sunday. ...
17:51, 07/08/2019

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
19:00, 07/07/2019

This little translator gadget could be a traveling reporter’s best friend If you’re lucky enough to get to travel abroad, you know it’s getting easier and easier to use our phones and other gadgets to translate for us. So why not do so in a way that makes sense ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

The radio reporter who witnessed D-Day and told the world what he saw Wright Bryan, a war correspondent with NBC Radio and the Atlanta Journal, scooped 600 other reporters by broadcasting the first eyewitness account of the Normandy invasion....
05:17, 06/07/2019

Mets’ Callaway, Vargas have confrontation with reporter CHICAGO (AP) — New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed at a reporter, and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be restrained from charging him during a confrontation in the team’s clubhouse after a ...
02:17, 06/24/2019

Reporter’s Notebook: Who Gets a ‘Game of Thrones’ Tattoo? Last week, a British TV streaming service offered free tattoos related to the series. The reasons people took part in the publicity stunt reveal the power of the show’s appeal....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Former NY Post reporter Ransdell Pierson dead at 66 Former New York Post reporter Ransdell Raphael Pierson died in Louisiana on Wednesday. He was 66. Originally from Alexandria, La., Pierson wrote for The Post from 1983 to 1993, according to his online...
06:17, 09/16/2019

How a Reporter Speaks to Women About Their Most Personal Experiences Pam Belluck, a science reporter for The Times, recently discussed her reporting on surgical advancements for women who have experienced female genital cutting....
16:51, 06/03/2019

The Latest: San Francisco reporter to get property returned SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco reporter whose home and office were raided by police (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A San Francisco police attorney said that a reporter whose office ...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters tie up newspaper reporter A man seized by protesters at Hong Kong’s airport and tied to a luggage cart has been identified as a reporter for a mainland China newspaper, the publication’s editor-in-chief said. “Fu Guohao, repor...
21:34, 08/13/2019

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile detention of a Russian journalist....
14:34, 06/12/2019

How a crime reporter went from covering murders to solving them Reporter Billy Jensen was on assignment for the New York Post in 2001 when he made a life-changing decision. Sent to interview the parents of a Long Island woman killed by a train after she and her fr...
18:34, 09/07/2019

12-year-old reporter gives commencement speech at university A 12-year-old reporter who runs a newspaper in Pennsylvania has delivered the commencement address at West Virginia University's Reed College of Media....
23:34, 05/10/2019

Kellyanne Conway Asks Reporter, ‘What’s Your Ethnicity?’ (NEW YORK) — White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she meant no disrespect in asking a reporter to reveal his ethnicity. Her question came during an informal press gathering Tuesday when rep...
01:34, 07/17/2019

Apple CEO emails reporter about 'absurd' story Apple's chief executive Tim Cook has criticised a report which claimed his deteriorating relationship with the company's chief design officer prompted the latter to leave the company....
12:34, 07/02/2019

CNN reporter and crew hit by tear gas in Hong Kong While covering the ongoing mass protests in Hong Kong, originally sparked by a controversial and now-shelved bill that would have allowed extradition from Hong Kong to China, CNN's Anna Coren and her ...
02:17, 07/29/2019

Konta slams 'patronizing' and 'disrespectful' reporter She was trying to process an agonizing quarterfinal defeat at Wimbledon, but British No.1 Johanna Konta labeled a reporter "patronizing" and "disrespectful" after he questioned her big-match mentality...
16:17, 07/10/2019

Ex-intelligence analyst charged with leaks to reporter ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former government intelligence analyst has been charged with leaking classified documents to a reporter. Authorities say 31-year-old Daniel Everette Hale of Nashville, Tenness...
16:17, 05/09/2019

Konta, reporter have tense exchange after loss Johanna Konta bristled at a reporter for "being quite disrespectful" and "patronizing" after she was asked whether her loss to Barbora Strycova was due to her own mistakes....
23:00, 07/09/2019

‘Conservative reporter’ sues AOC for blocking him on Twitter A self-described “conservative journalist” is suing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for blocking him on Twitter. Former Jewish Voice reporter Harry Cherry claims the freshman congresswoman i...
03:51, 07/13/2019

Kashmir: DW reporter's first-hand account of the 'siege' People in India-administered Kashmir have been living with roadblocks, lockdowns and no communications for two weeks. DW reporter Rifat Fareed tells the story of life in Srinagar after it was cut off ...
18:34, 08/19/2019

Konta bristles at reporter after Wimbledon loss Johanna Konta didn't appreciate having her performance questioned after losing in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon        ...
05:00, 07/10/2019

Mets say sorry after Vargas, Callaway blow up on reporter The Mets issued an apology to a reporter who became the target of a blowup by manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas in a chaotic clubhouse scene on Sunday. Callaway initially targeted Newsd...
04:34, 06/24/2019

Mets fine Callaway, Vargas after run-in with reporter Mets fine manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas for their expletive-filled confrontation with a reporter       ...
23:34, 06/24/2019

How did my far left ex-boyfriend swing so far that he’s now in Farage’s party? Alaric Bamping was a student SWP firebrand – now he’s standing for the Brexit party. Forty years on, his ex – now a Guardian and Observer writer – asks him what happenedForty years ago, in the autumn ...
23:00, 09/14/2019

Woman leaves $5K tip on boyfriend’s credit card because she was mad at him The massive tip was apparently part of a woman’s plan to get back at her boyfriend, who she was seemingly very angry with. She reportedly used her boyfriend’s credit card without his knowledge....
16:00, 07/03/2019

My boyfriend’s refusal to commit is destroying our sex life I’m in my mid-30s and the lack of a deeper, more mature relationship is causing me to lose interest in any intimacyI am a single mother in my mid-30s and have been dating a nice, funny guy (an old bac...
14:34, 09/06/2019