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Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand

Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next...

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand

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New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global suppor...
05:51, 05/13/2019

New Zealand police charge man over possession of explosives in Christchurch A man in Christchurch was charged in court on Wednesday with possessing explosives, ammunition and offensive weapons a day after police found a suspected explosive device in the city where 50 Muslims ...
11:34, 05/01/2019

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch mosque shooting New Zealand's Royal Commission inquiry will look into the suspected gunman's activities, use of social media and international connections, as well as whether there were inappropriate priority setting...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Suspected explosive device found, man arrested in New Zealand's Christchurch New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch, where 50 people were killed in ...
09:34, 04/30/2019

New Zealand police arrest man, find suspected bomb in Christchurch New Zealand police say they've arrested a 33-year-old man after they found ammunition and a package containing a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch....
09:51, 04/30/2019

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque attacker with terrorism The man accused of gunning down 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch has been formally charged with terrorism. The charge carries a maximum penalty of life in prison....
07:51, 05/21/2019

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque suspect with terrorism The Australian man accused of shooting 51 people dead in attacks at two New Zealand mosques has been charged with engaging in a terrorist act, police said Tuesday....
22:34, 05/21/2019

New Zealand media set protocols for court coverage of man accused of Christchurch attacks New Zealand news outlets on Wednesday agreed to guidelines for reporting on the court appearances of a man charged over deadly attacks on Christchurch mosques in March, which would limit coverage of s...
05:17, 05/01/2019

Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty to all charges in New Zealand court An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year....
11:17, 06/14/2019

UN chief praises New Zealand premier’s ‘admirable’ response to Christchurch attacks. Speaking to media in the New Zealand capital Auckland on Sunday, alongside New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his solidarity with the victims and...
16:00, 05/12/2019

Christchurch trial: New Zealand media agree to curb white supremacy coverage Reporting guidelines devised and signed by five major news organisationsNew Zealand media organisations have taken the unprecedented step of agreeing to limit their reporting of the trial of the man a...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Linking Christchurch attack and Sri Lanka bombing a ‘cheap shot,’ New Zealand official says Foreign Minister Winston Peters hit back at a Sri Lankan official’s claim that the Easter Sunday attacks were carried out in retaliation for the shooting at a mosque last month....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Turk hurt in Christchurch attacks dies, New Zealand death toll at 51: minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during deadly attacks at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll ...
16:17, 05/02/2019

Berlin museum returns Maori and Moriori remains to New Zealand The Charité hospital in Berlin returned the skulls of 109 Maori and Moriori people taken to Germany more than 100 years ago. The remains were handed over to New Zealand's national museum in a ceremony...
00:51, 05/02/2019

New Zealand police file terrorism charge against man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police file terrorism charge against man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques....
07:17, 05/21/2019

Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg As the 30th anniversary of its fall approaches, a cycle ride along the route of the Berlin Wall reveals a once-divided city now open and welcomingIt makes for delightful cycling: dappled sunshine, a s...
15:34, 06/15/2019

Rammstein's second single 'Radio' debuts on a Berlin wall Following Rammstein's incendiary "Deutschland" video, the band is back with another single — and more ingenious promotion — as the song "Radio" is screened for the first time on a Berlin building....
00:51, 05/02/2019

Beyond the Wall: East Berlin's many faces explored in exhibition East Berlin was the center of power in communist East Germany, but it was also a city where subversive currents thrived. The exhibition "East Berlin. Half a Capital" looks at everyday life in the 1970...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin Wall Huawei's Ken Hu called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold War.Read More...
13:00, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union Berlin are proof that there is another way, writes D...
22:34, 05/28/2019

Islamic State remnants wage hidden war of raids, killings IRAQ — It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper at their farm when the two men with guns burst into the room. One wore civilian clothes, the other an ar...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Radioactive remnants of nuclear bomb tests found on ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid-1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the US, Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing n...
00:34, 05/11/2019

Radioactive remnants of decades-old nuclear bomb tests have settled on the ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid 1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the U.S., Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Take Advantage Of Your Corner Wall Space With This 5-Tier Wall Mount If you’re always looking for the best way to use every inch of space in your home, corner shelves are the way to go. Corners are often just wasted space or the place where you stick a plant that you a...
20:34, 05/20/2019

Why Russian Missiles (Again) Divide Turkey and the U.S. Understanding Turkey’s rollercoaster relations with the U.S. requires a grasp of advanced military hardware. The Turkish government is on the brink of buying Russia’s S-400 missile-defense system, ang...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Robert Mueller’s brief remarks get wall-to-wall coverage NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Mueller spoke for only 10 minutes, and his statements yielded no new information on the Russia probe. But for much of the American media, the special counsel’s first publi...
22:51, 05/29/2019

Donors to the ‘We Build the Wall’ GoFundMe Page Want to Know Where the Wall Is A GoFundMe Page called “We Build the Wall” has managed to raise well over $22 million from hundreds of thousands of donors over the past five months....
02:00, 05/13/2019

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
23:34, 06/13/2019

Microsoft wants to close the UWP, Win32 divide with 'Windows Apps' Is Microsoft's UWP going away? Is the Microsoft Store on its way out? Microsoft Corporate VP Kevin Gallo explains the latest twists in Microsoft's long and winding Windows developer platform strategy....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Arguments Over Rape And Incest Divide Abortion Opponents (AP)– Even as the anti-abortion movement celebrates the sweeping bans passed in several states, it’s divided by a widening rift over whether those prohibitions should apply to victims of r...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Under Modi, the Hindu-Muslim divide worsens in India NAYABANS, India — Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths and people from either faith chatted when ...
18:51, 05/21/2019

Trump officials’ military threats divide Senate GOP As the odds of military intervention against Venezuela and Iran appear to rise, some of Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill are divided over whether the president needs the approval of Congress ...
04:00, 05/07/2019

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspber...
06:34, 05/28/2019

Intel briefings do little to calm partisan divide on confronting Iran DIVIDED WE STAND: There was little evidence that any minds were changed by yesterday’s closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patri...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Early EU elections results reflect U.K.’s deep divide over Brexit The tally from northeast England, the first of the U.K.'s 12 regions to report, gave the Brexit Party, launched just weeks ago, 39 per cent of the vote....
01:17, 05/27/2019

"Mamata Banerjee Supporting Those Who Wish To Divide Country": Amit Shah Stepping up his attack on Mamata Banerjee, BJP president Amit Shah said on Wednesday that the West Bengal chief minister has extended her support to those who wish to divide the country by separating....
13:00, 05/01/2019

CNN's Don Lemon cuts off guest who accused him of 'contributing' to political divide CNN anchor Don Lemon lashed out at former White House aide Cliff Sims over President Donald Trump’s Charlottesville remarks and ended the segment early....
02:51, 04/30/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, th...
07:34, 06/02/2019

Deutsche Deal Failure Points to U.S.-European Bank Divide The scuttled Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank deal highlights how European banks’ recovery from the financial crisis has lagged well behind that of their U.S. rivals....
20:34, 04/28/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, th...
07:17, 06/02/2019

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of full fiber broadband by 2025....
00:17, 06/17/2019

Muslims afraid, resentful as ethnic divide deepens in Sri Lanka N.K. Masliya says she has been visiting a neighborhood clinic in the northwestern Sri Lankan village of Rathmalyaya for over five years, always dressed in a black abaya - a cloak-like over-garment wor...
14:00, 05/10/2019

U.S.-style polarization has arrived in India. Modi is at the heart of the divide. Bitter political divisions are relatively new in the world’s largest democracy, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hoping to retain power as a weeks-long voting process draws to a close today....
20:17, 05/19/2019

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than...
01:00, 06/12/2019

In an Indian village, Muslims talk of leaving as divide with Hindus widens Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths, and people from either faith chatted when they frequented each ot...
16:34, 05/21/2019

German national anthem outcry re-inflames East-West divide An eastern German state premier, Bodo Ramelow, says Germany should have a national anthem that all the country can sing along to. For him and others, the Nazi associations linger, and East Germans nev...
18:51, 05/10/2019

Red Sox manager Alex Cora: White House visit has not led to any clubhouse divide Red Sox manager Alex Cora said the existence of two groups (one going to White House and one going home) has not led to any division in clubhouse.        ...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Trump Welcomes ‘Red Socks’ to White House Amid Concerns of Racial Divide (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump honored the World Series champion Boston Red Sox — well, some of them — at the White House on Thursday, but made no mention of the controversy t...
00:17, 05/10/2019

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Repub...
16:00, 06/05/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use info...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims SYDNEY — The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings. Wil...
12:17, 05/29/2019

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates to Christchurch victims The 17-year-old who went viral cracking an egg over a politician's head was given thousands by the public to cover his legal fees and allow him to "buy more eggs." He has donated the money to victims ...
10:00, 05/29/2019

| After Christchurch, US mosques bulk up security during Ramadan Mohamed Bahi's computer mouse on the screen jumped from one room to the other. It was one day until the start of Ramadan, and he was finalising the new security equipment at the Brooklyn mosque where ...
13:51, 05/25/2019

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates $70,000 to Christchurch attack victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support victim...
03:51, 05/29/2019

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spreading online....
04:51, 06/14/2019

| Draw in Christchurch as Sharks denied by late try The Sharks were denied at the death by a converted Crusaders try in injury time as Super Rugby's top-of-the-table clash ended in a draw in Christchurch....
13:00, 05/03/2019

Christchurch man arrested over suspected explosive device A 33-year-old man in the New Zealand city of Christchurch has been arrested after a package containing a suspected explosive device and ammunition was found at a vacant property, police said....
10:34, 04/30/2019

U.S. declines to support Christchurch Call for Action The White House said it will not back a global call to combat extremism, an effort spearheaded by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern two months after a deadly attack at two mosques....
04:51, 05/16/2019

US Says Not Signing 'Christchurch Call' Against Online Extremism The United States will not join an international bid to stamp out violent extremism online, the White House said Wednesday, while stressing that Washington backs the initiative's aims....
04:17, 05/16/2019

What does Berlin have that NYC doesn't? The legendary image of Berlin as a free-spirited domain where underground culture thrives has attracted a great number of expats. But some New Yorkers are coming to the city to find another type of fr...
07:34, 06/14/2019

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
15:51, 05/29/2019

Bomb Found Not Linked To Christchurch Attacks: Police New Zealand police on Wednesday ruled out any link between a bomb found in Christchurch and mosque shootings in March which killed 50 Muslim worshippers....
12:34, 05/01/2019

| Facebook says first-person Christchurch video foiled AI system Facebook said it struggled to identify the video of the New Zealand mosque shootings because of the use of a head-mounted camera by the gunman, which made it harder for its systems to automatically de...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Film based on Christchurch mosque shooting in the works Hello, Brother – named after a victim’s last words – was announced at Cannes film festival by Egyptian director Moez MasoudA film about the Christchurch mosque shootings, in which 51 people died, is t...
16:00, 05/15/2019

| Anger as Christchurch mosque accused pleads not guilty The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March smiled as his lawyers entered not guilty pleas to multiple murder and terrorism charges....
16:17, 06/14/2019

Christchurch Mosque Death Count Rises To 51 After Man Dies The death toll from the Christchurch mosque attacks has risen to 51 after a 46-year-old Turkish man succumbed to injuries sustained in the March 15 shootings, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...
05:34, 05/03/2019

Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the co...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Explosive device, ammunition found on Christchurch property A suspected explosive device was found in Christchurch Tuesday, almost two months after a terrorist attack in the New Zealand city claimed some 50 lives....
14:51, 04/30/2019

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Death Toll Rises to 51 (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A Turkish man wounded in the Christchurch mosque shootings seven weeks ago died late Thursday in Christchurch Hospital, raising the death toll to 51, authorities in N...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Suspected Explosive Device Found, Man Arrested In Christchurch New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch, where 50 people were killed in....
18:51, 04/30/2019

| Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure over Christchurch massacre Facebook announced it would tighten access to its livestreaming feature as New Zealand's Premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron prepared to launch the global "Christchurch Call" init...
23:51, 05/15/2019

Brenton Tarrant, alleged Christchurch shooter, pleads not guilty The self-proclaimed white supremacist accused of massacring 51 worshipers at two New Zealand mosques while video streaming the March attack pleaded not guilty Thursday to all charges against him. Wear...
04:51, 06/14/2019

Researcher Still Finding Christchurch Attack Videos on Facebook, Instagram As of yesterday, there were at least two videos of the shootings available on Instagram and two videos available on Facebook, according to Eric Feinber....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Trump administration declines to join Christchurch Call to Action The United States will not be joining the Christchurch Call for Action, a push by New Zealand and France to encourage tech companies and countries to work together to end the use of social media in ac...
01:17, 05/16/2019

Alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism The Muslim-hating white-supremacist behind February’s deadly shooting rampage in two New Zealand mosques was formally charged with terrorism early Tuesday. Brenton Tarrant, who massacred 51 peop...
11:34, 05/21/2019

Christchurch Attacker Brenton Tarrant Charged With Terrorism: Police The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks was formally charged with terrorism for the first time on Tuesday, New Zealand police said....
09:00, 05/21/2019

AI-Powered Gun Detection Is Coming to Mosques Worldwide Following Christchurch Shootings In March, a gunman walked into two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, opened fire, and killed dozens of worshippers. According to a police official, the suspected gunman was arrested 36 minutes aft...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Facebook says it will tighten livestreaming rules in wake of Christchurch massacre Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre...
06:34, 05/15/2019

Christchurch neo-Nazi jailed for sharing mosque murder video The owner of a "Nazi-themed" insulation company in Christchurch, New Zealand has been jailed for distributing the video of a deadly shooting spree at two mosques. He reportedly said the video was "awe...
05:51, 06/18/2019

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Accused To Hear New Charges In Court Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
13:51, 06/13/2019

Facebook Tightens Live-Streaming Post Christchurch Massacre Facebook announced Wednesday it is tightening access to live-streaming to prevent the rampant sharing of graphic video as took place with the Christchurch massacre....
19:34, 05/15/2019

Christchurch massacre: Brenton Tarrant pleads not guilty to all charges Trial to be held in May 2020 for Australian man who faces 51 murder charges, 40 of attempted murder and one terrorism chargeAustralian Brenton Tarrant has pleaded not guilty to all charges in relation...
04:34, 06/14/2019

PewDiePie Ends 'Subscribe' Meme After Christchurch Shooter's Shout-Out On Sunday, PewDiePie released a YouTube video calling for an end to the "subscribe" movement and addressing the New Zealand shooting for the first time on his channel....
10:34, 04/30/2019

Facebook, Google and others join Christchurch Call to curb extremism In the two months since the Christchurch attack in New Zealand, social media companies have struggled to remove videos of the violence from their platforms. And they've grappled with the role the...
20:17, 05/15/2019

Christchurch survivors angry after shooting suspect pleads not guilty Victims' families were indignant after the man accused of attacking people at two Christchurch mosques pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism and 51 murders. Silent during the hearing, his smirks ...
07:34, 06/14/2019

Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
12:51, 05/21/2019

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also deprive the LGBT community of a precious oasis....
15:51, 05/10/2019

Turkish Man Injured In Christchurch Attacks Dies; Death Toll 51: Minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during the attacks at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the......
19:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook Tightens Live-Stream Rules in Response to the Christchurch Massacre Facebook is tightening restrictions on its live-streaming feature in the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, as world leaders prepare to meet for a summit aimed at curbing...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Twitch Sues To Identify People Who Uploaded Christchurch Shooting Video The popular livestream website Twitch is suing anonymous users to find out the identities of 100 people who recently violated its terms of service by uploading content including the deadly Christchurc...
05:17, 06/18/2019

Facebook imposes new restrictions on livestreaming to prevent abuse following Christchurch attacks Two months after the deadly white nationalist terrorist attacks in New Zealand, Facebook has announced new restrictions on who can livestream video on the social network. ...
20:17, 05/15/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits livestreaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Major tech companies including Facebook and Google have signed on t...
01:34, 05/16/2019

Travelers get used to unfinished Berlin airport Having seen numerous delays, Berlin's new airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. But even that deadline is now being questioned. Travelers are not overly concerned, though, as Hardy Graupner fo...
21:17, 05/14/2019

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his...
15:17, 06/06/2019

Why nightingales love scruffy Berlin Berlin attracts more nightingales than almost any other European city. Although it's not an urban species, the little bird with the big voice seems to thrive in Germany's hectic capital....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Berlin street swarmed by 30,000 bees Tens of thousands of bees brought traffic in a busy street in Berlin's Neuköln district to a stop. Local beekeepers intervened within minutes of police responding to the scene....
09:51, 05/19/2019

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
07:00, 06/15/2019

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
19:00, 06/02/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits live streaming for extremists The New Zealand premier has gone to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Facebook said it would tighten access to live streaming....
19:17, 05/15/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet f...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Justice committee will expunge Christchurch shooter’s words after Tory MP read them into record The vote to expunge the words of the Christchurch shooter came after Conservative MP Michael Cooper read them into the record while attacking a Muslim witness....
19:00, 06/04/2019

'Egg Boy' donates $70G to Christchurch mosque massacre victims after stunt went viral and landed him in trouble The Australian teenager who famously cracked an egg on a far-right politician after his remarks on the Christchurch, New Zealand massacre has donated nearly $70,000 to victims of the horrific mosque s...
18:17, 05/29/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in ...
11:34, 05/14/2019

Berlin's Club der Visionäre damaged in blaze Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been partially gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a ne...
23:51, 06/15/2019

Buemi beats Vandoorne to pole in Berlin "Nissan e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi took pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s race in Berlin ahead of fellow ex-Formula 1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne."...
11:51, 05/25/2019

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel'...
07:00, 06/15/2019

Berlin Airlift remembered, key moment in Cold War BERLIN (AP) — Berliners are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the day the Soviets lifted their blockade strangling West Berlin in the post-World War II years with a big party at the former Tempelhof...
12:51, 05/12/2019

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin held on to secure a 0-0 draw in the second leg, a result that saw them promoted on awa...
22:34, 05/27/2019

Berlin's Club der Visionäre 'burned down almost completely' Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas s...
15:17, 06/15/2019

Berlin protest highlights plight of migrants in Med. Activists in Berlin have added a life vest to the capital’s iconic “Molecule Man” statue to raise awareness to the perilous plight of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean into Europe...
12:17, 05/17/2019

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their ow...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Trudeau, world leaders in Paris for Christchurch Call to Action summit on online extremism World leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris on the "Christchurch Appeal," named after the New Zealand city where 51 people were killed in a M...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Union Berlin fans savouring Bundesliga promotion bid Smoke from grilled bratwurst sausages filled the air and the beer taps were kept flowing as Union Berlin fans celebrated taking a step closer to Bundesliga promotion       &#...
16:51, 05/13/2019

New Berlin Stolpersteine honor victims of Nazi Germany Berlin is about to get several new memorials fitted into sidewalks across the city. Worldwide, more than 70,000 such "stumble stones" have been installed to commemorate the victims of the Nazis....
06:51, 05/08/2019

Nazi victims' remains to be buried in ceremony in Berlin The remains of victims of the Nazis that were used for medical experiments will be buried in Berlin more than seven decades years after the end of Adolf Hitler's dictatorship....
12:34, 05/13/2019

| Microscopic remains of Nazi victims to be buried in Berlin More than seven decades after World War II ended, some 300 tiny pieces of human tissue from political prisoners executed by the Nazis will be buried at a Berlin cemetery....
17:34, 05/13/2019

Berlin's 'Mohammed' baby-name trend distorted by far-right and media What's in a name? In Germany, if that name is "Mohammed," the answer is: a political powder keg — and one that the far-right AfD was quick to get its hands on. But what does the uproar about the name ...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Ante Covic appointed new Hertha Berlin manager The team's youth coach will take over as manager of the Bundesliga side next season. Covic said the appointment was "a childhood dream has come true."...
19:34, 05/12/2019

Barenboim’s tenure at Berlin’s Staatsoper extended to 2027 BERLIN (AP) — Conductor Daniel Barenboim is getting a five-year contract extension as general music director of Berlin’s Staatsoper, which would keep him at the opera house until 2027. Klaus Led...
17:51, 06/04/2019

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin....
03:17, 06/02/2019

Max Mara showcases in Neues with Berlin-inspired collection Museum catwalk paid homage to Marlene Dietrich’s gender fluidity and David BowieWomen over 40, once invisible in the fashion world, are taking centre stage. The German singer Ute Lemper, 55, and the ...
15:34, 06/04/2019

Hertha Berlin hires Ante Covic as coach Hertha Berlin is putting its faith in under-23 coach Ante Covic to take charge as Pal Dardai's replacement for next season        ...
16:51, 05/12/2019

Nazi victims’ remains to be buried in ceremony in Berlin The remains of victims of the Nazis that were used for medical experiments will be buried in Berlin more than seven decades years after the end of Adolf Hitler’s dictatorship...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga, Stuttgart relegated "Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time after a 0-0 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the second leg of their relegation/promotion playoff on Monday gave them an away-goals victory a...
01:00, 05/28/2019

How volunteers near Berlin help excavate World War II mass graves World War II ended 74 years ago. But volunteers are still searching parts of Germany for the remains of the war dead. Nina Werkhäuser reports from the village of Klessin, near Berlin....
22:51, 05/09/2019

Bundesliga Relegation Playoff Live: Stuttgart in Berlin The domestic season in Germany approaches an end. First, Union Berlin are hoping to be the first second-division team since 2012 to beat their top-flight opponents and secure Bundesliga status. Follow...
20:34, 05/27/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said dir...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Merkel, Macron to host Balkans meeting in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are hosting a meeting of Balkan leaders in Berlin, a move intended to restart deadlocked talks between Serbia and Kosovo....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Amazon Workers From Around World Join Forces in Berlin Amazon worker representatives from 15 countries met in Berlin on Monday to coordinate their strategy against one of the world's most powerful companies....
07:51, 04/30/2019

Union Berlin draws 2-2 at Stuttgart in Bundesliga playoff STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Union Berlin twice came from behind to draw 2-2 at Stuttgart and take a big step toward Bundesliga promotion in the first leg of their playoff on Thursday. Suleiman Abdullahi...
00:17, 05/24/2019

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadi...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Nord Stream 2: What Berlin thinks about halting construction Manfred Weber, a candidate for the office of president of the European Commission, is speaking out against the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. What is the German government's response?...
00:51, 05/02/2019

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's hoped that Pollesch will end years of turbulence at ...
17:51, 06/12/2019

Serbia, Kosovo agree to talks following Berlin summit A Balkan summit in Berlin has ended with Serbia and Kosovo agreeing to work together to diffuse existing tensions. Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron had hoped to restart a ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
01:17, 06/15/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highlight the city's shortage of affordable housing....
23:34, 05/01/2019

Hertha Berlin bidding farewell to Pal Dardai after 23 years Hertha Berlin's long link with Pal Dardai will end on Saturday when he leads the team from the sidelines for the last time        ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Teens try to collect ransom by faking a kidnapping in Berlin Berlin police say a 13-year-old girl and her 18-year-old friend have faked the girl's kidnapping to blackmail a ransom from her father, a move that led to a massive manhunt involving 280 officers in t...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the ...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
23:51, 06/10/2019

| Teens try to collect ransom by faking a kidnapping in Berlin Berlin police say a 13-year-old girl and her 18-year-old friend have faked the girl's kidnapping to blackmail a ransom from her father, a move that led to a massive manhunt involving 280 officers in t...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Feast for the eyes: Food photography on show in Berlin Featuring works from Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin and many more, a new exhibition at C/O Berlin, "Food for the Eyes. The Story of Food in Photography," celebrates the idea that we are ...
22:00, 06/07/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing r...
23:17, 05/15/2019

Berlin's Alexander Haus regains its soul after painstaking restoration Lakeside house where a Jewish family lived before fleeing the Nazis spans a century of German historyElsie Alexander called it her “soul place”, the lakeside house on the outskirts of Berlin where her...
20:34, 06/16/2019

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing i...
08:51, 06/12/2019

Pompeo Abruptly Cancels Berlin Trip Over ‘Pressing’ Issues Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and her foreign minister. A spokeswoman said the meetings would be rescheduled....
21:51, 05/07/2019

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
15:17, 06/13/2019

Berlin park’s drug dealer solution panned by authorities BERLIN (AP) — A creative attempt by a downtown Berlin park manager to keep drug dealers away from families and joggers has been met with an emphatic “nein” from German officials. Cengiz De...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Ba...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
16:17, 05/20/2019

Germany hosts Latin America and Caribbean conference in Berlin More than 20 foreign ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean have converged on Berlin, albeit without Venezuelan representation. Germany is trying to revitalize lagging diplomatic and trade tie...
11:00, 05/28/2019

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin has secured promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a scoreless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second leg of their playoff. The Köpenick-based club, which fini...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Lucas di Grassi: Berlin Formula E schedule will create "a big mess" Lucas di Grassi says the unusual timetable at ABB FIA Formula E's race in Berlin this weekend is "a big mess" that could "severely" hinder the championship leaders in qualifying...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his ...
11:34, 06/10/2019

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for the first time ever would do them justice, argues D...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Remains of dissected Nazi prisoners to be laid to rest in Berlin Microscopic tissue samples, kept by controversial anatomist, were found in 2016The microscopic remains of political prisoners executed by the Nazis and dissected by a controversial anatomist are to be...
19:51, 05/12/2019

Ruth Roellig: The woman who gave birth to lesbian Berlin Each year, Lesbian Visibility Day on April 26 gives prominence to an often unseen minority. In Weimar Berlin, before the Nazis seized power, writer Ruth Roellig put same-sex female desire on the map f...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Union Berlin set to give Bundesliga fans a new and unique experience Union Berlin have won promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time. In an era of rampant commercialism, they're looking forward to the chance to give fans in the top flight a different stadium exper...
05:34, 05/28/2019

Germany’s love of fast cars runs into the barricades in Berlin New road that requires demolition of homes and cultural spaces stirs fury in country where Greens recently surged in pollsThe cement mixer, decorated with disco ball glass, shimmered in the late after...
10:51, 06/02/2019

Vandoorne: HWA FE Berlin form against leading rivals good reference HWA's Stoffel Vandoorne says his performance against leading ABB FIA Formula E teams in last weekend's Berlin E-Prix provided a good "reference" for his squad...
20:34, 05/27/2019

Motor racing: Di Grassi wins Berlin Formula E round for Audi Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi gave Audi a home win in Formula E's Berlin ePrix on Saturday, his second victory of the season, to put the heat on championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne, who finished third....
16:17, 05/25/2019

Anti-Nazi resistance fighters' remains laid to rest in Berlin The remains of some 300 Nazi resistance fighters, executed for standing up to Adolf Hitler's dictatorship, have finally been buried in Berlin. Anatomy professor Hermann Stieve used the bodies for rese...
01:17, 05/14/2019

How a company in Berlin is turning coffee grounds into recycled reusable cups Kaffeeform is a Berlin-based start-up that uses coffee grounds to create reusable coffee cups. The 100% biodegradable, reusable cups are used in coffee shops and restaurants around the city. Visit IN...
05:34, 06/18/2019

Berlin Formula E: Title-chasing Lotterer tops practice from Mortara DS Techeeatah driver Andre Lotterer set the fastest time across the two practice sessions for the 2019 ABB FIA Formula E race in Berlin, ahead of Edoardo Mortara...
19:17, 05/24/2019

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music w...
20:34, 06/04/2019

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
02:34, 06/15/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Afro-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of Afro-Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of magazine publis...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, eve...
17:51, 06/12/2019

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart. The pair of away goals gives the underdogs a sligh...
04:00, 05/24/2019

African-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of black Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of the magazine's...
12:34, 05/03/2019

Julian Assange faces extradition hearing as Berlin stays quiet The WikiLeaks founder is appearing in court for jumping his UK bail and in relation to possible extradition to the US. This has raised alarm, but doesn't seem to concern the German government....
00:51, 05/02/2019

White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was writ...
23:34, 05/15/2019

White House declines to back Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact c...
00:17, 05/16/2019

Formula E: Lucas di Grassi Wins Berlin e-Prix; Single Point For Mahindra Audi Abt's Lucas di Grassi was crowned the winner of the 2019 Formula E Berlin e-Prix, his second win of the season. The driver took moved into the lead quite early in the race and retained the......
22:34, 05/26/2019

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
16:34, 06/12/2019

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support ...
21:34, 06/01/2019

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Sudan transition to last three years: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council agreed with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance that the country's transition period will last three years, a TMC member said on Wedn...
05:00, 05/15/2019

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.'s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam....
22:17, 06/07/2019

Germany's SPD becoming unelectable, works council chiefs say Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) are becoming unelectable after the head of their youth wing JUSOS called for companies such as BMW to be collectively owned, works council chiefs have warned....
19:00, 05/04/2019

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small to...
22:17, 06/14/2019

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern o...
20:17, 05/26/2019

U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire in Libya The United Nations Security Council called on all parties to the Libya conflict on Friday to commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, said Indonesian U.N. Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djan...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Algerian council concludes not possible to hold July 4 poll: TV Algeria's constitutional council has concluded it will not be possible to hold presidential elections on July 4 as planned, state TV reported on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after Presi...
14:17, 06/02/2019

City Council Member Dies In Motorcycle Crash CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/WLWT) – A northern Kentucky city council member has died following a crash. Councilman Rob Honaker of Wilder died on Saturday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle ...
04:00, 06/10/2019

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria cannot hold a presidential election planned for July 4 due to a lack of valid candidates, its constitutional council said on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaz...
16:17, 06/02/2019

De Blasio, City Council at odds in budget talks City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Monday that Mayor Bill de Blasio and the council are so far apart on a new budget that he expects negotiations to drag into the summer. “Typically, we try to ge...
01:51, 05/07/2019

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested th...
08:17, 06/04/2019

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the Int...
19:00, 06/11/2019

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
05:34, 05/28/2019

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him ...
20:17, 06/11/2019

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
00:51, 06/12/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s main human rights watchdog. The council suspended Ru...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Arctic Council meets amid tensions over resources The eight-member Arctic Council is looking at ways to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth. The thawing of ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources....
11:51, 05/06/2019

Paducah Council Amends Anti-Discrimination Ordinance PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials have approved an amendment to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve a...
10:51, 05/30/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
10:00, 05/17/2019

UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on Ukraine The U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian request to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in Monday’s inauguration of Ukr...
03:17, 05/21/2019

Rapper Scarface running for city council in Houston HOUSTON (AP) — A member of the iconic rap group the Geto Boys is hoping to trade beats and rhymes for politics. Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jordan, announced over the weekend that he plans to ru...
01:17, 06/11/2019

Council of Europe and Russia reach tentative compromise Russia said it had no desire to leave the Council of Europe and was ready to pay its dues following an apparent breakthrough between Moscow and Western nations. Russia's delegation had faced sanctions...
03:51, 05/18/2019

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
18:17, 05/30/2019

Sudan’s military council resumes talks with protesters Sudan’s ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country’s political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital,...
12:34, 05/19/2019

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushin...
13:00, 05/30/2019

Sudan's military council resumes talks with protesters Sudan's ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country's political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital,...
14:51, 05/19/2019

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their v...
18:51, 05/22/2019

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
22:51, 05/30/2019

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites Sudan's transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal...
08:34, 06/15/2019

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on M...
07:00, 06/11/2019

New Vampire: The Masquerade game in the works from creators of The Council BIGBEN has announced a new game within the Vampire: The Masquerade licence, developed by Big Bad Wolf, creators of the episodic adventure game The Council....
19:34, 05/14/2019

British Council confirms arrest of its Iranian staffer The British Council is confirming that a woman who Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of spying for Britain is an Iranian national employed by the group....
04:34, 05/15/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on...
20:17, 05/24/2019

80-ft mural of New Zealand's PM unveiled An artist in Australia has just revealed a new mural depicting New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging the relative of a victim in the mass shootings in March at two mosques in Christchurch,...
07:34, 05/23/2019

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX: spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
18:34, 05/23/2019

Nine candidates vie to fill Jumaane Williams’ seat on City Council Voters in Central Brooklyn will head to the polls Tuesday for a special election to pick Public Advocate Jumaane Williams’ replacement on the City Council. Nine candidates are running to replace the f...
00:34, 05/14/2019

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that b...
06:17, 06/06/2019

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani has ended with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban. The council — known as Loya Jirga — had brought togeth...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Sudan committee to investigate targeting of protesters: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council formed a joint committee with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance to investigate the targeting of protesters, DFCF member Madani Abba...
05:00, 05/15/2019

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV sh...
00:34, 05/14/2019

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ o...
04:34, 06/10/2019

Ethiopia PM Abiy in Sudan to meet with chief of military council Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Friday to meet with the chief of Sudan's Transitional Military Council Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, his office said....
10:17, 06/07/2019

City Council blames Thrive NYC over stalled budget agreement Members of the City Council on Monday slammed First Lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC mental-health initiative as too secretive, complaining it’s become a stumbling block in securing agreement on a new...
02:51, 05/07/2019

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disa...
11:00, 06/04/2019

Sudan's military council: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' The deputy head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council said that he was ready to negotiate with the opposition but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disruptin...
12:34, 04/30/2019

Sudan opposition regrets military council's suspension of talks Sudan's opposition alliance on Thursday said the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for 72 hours was a "regrettable decision"....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Trade war hurting the U.S. ethanol industry 'badly': U.S. Grains Council The U.S.-China trade war is hurting the U.S. ethanol industry "badly," Mike Dwyer, chief economist of the U.S. Grains Council, said on Wednesday at an event at New York Sugar week:...
08:34, 05/16/2019

The Latest: 11 UN council nations urge Idlib cease-fire Eleven members of the U.N. Security Council are urging fighters in Syria’s last rebel-held stronghold in Idlib province to honor last September’s cease-fire arrangements...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Norwegian Refugee Council: More people displaced by fighting, disasters than ever before More people have been displaced in their home countries by events like war, violence and natural disasters than at any other time in history, a new report said Friday....
16:00, 05/10/2019

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regul...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to...
08:34, 06/15/2019

EU Council President Tusk: 20-30% chance Brexit doesn't happen EU Council President Donald Tusk says he will never give up hope that the UK will reverse its exit course. He said that Brexit has triggered a pro-Europe movement across Britain....
18:00, 05/10/2019

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
22:51, 05/30/2019

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A routine Tampa City Council meeting last Thursday has be...
02:51, 05/31/2019

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
18:51, 06/13/2019

France Pushes For India, Others As Permanent UN Security Council Members India and nations like Germany, Brazil and Japan are "absolutely needed" as permanent members of a reformed and enlarged UN Security Council to better reflect contemporary realities and the addition.....
09:17, 05/07/2019

Justin Gimelstob says he will quit ATP player council after assault case American entered no contest plea to assaulting friend last yearFormer player had been at centre of argument over ATP’s futureJustin Gimelstob, who entered a no contest plea to a felony battery charge ...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Israel’s U.N. Ambassador gives the U.N. Security Council a history lesson on the Bible In what was an unusual sight for the Security Council, Israel’s ambassador Danny Danon during his speech covered his head with a black Yarmulke and picked up the Hebrew Bible and quoted from Genesis w...
21:17, 04/30/2019

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand on Sa...
00:51, 06/16/2019

Carli Lloyd helps US to 5-0 win over New Zealand ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored twice and Alyssa Naeher got the shutout, helping the U.S. women’s national team beat New Zealand 5-0 in a World Cup series send-off match on Thursday. Tobin H...
04:17, 05/17/2019

New Zealand to vote on cannabis legalization New Zealanders will be able to vote on whether they want to legalize cannabis in a referendum next year. The draft law under consideration would allow people over the age of 20 to purchase the drug....
10:34, 05/07/2019

New Zealand becomes first in world to unveil 'well-being' budget New Zealand on Thursday announced a new budget worth billions of dollars to benefit mental health services and child poverty in its first so-called "well-being" budget....
19:00, 05/30/2019

New Zealand Have Gone Through Hell, And Now They're Back To Being Mediocre New Zealand are the cockroaches of women’s international soccer—they’re always around. By virtue of playing in limp-ass Oceania and therefore having the luxury to qualify for the biggest tournaments s...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Dutch battle nerves before getting the better of New Zealand Netherlands coach Sarina Wiegman did not hold back after her side labored to a 1-0 win over New Zealand in their women's World Cup opener on Tuesday, slamming players for "strolling" through the match...
15:34, 06/12/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Economic Advisory Council To PM Reacts To Arvind Subramanian: Full Text The former Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), Dr. Arvind Subramanian, has published a paper "India's GDP Mis-estimation: Likelihood, Magnitudes, Mechanisms, and Implications" in June, 2019, on the basis of...
14:51, 06/12/2019

U.N. Security Council adds Islamic State satellite to terror blacklist The U.N. Security Council has added an Islamic State-linked group to a sanctions blacklist, due to terrorism links and dozens of attacks it's accused of carrying out in Afghanistan and Pakistan....
18:34, 05/15/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Fernández de Kirchner sparks renewed speculation with PJ National Council visit The presence of the Unidad Ciudadana leader, who has not officially declared her candidacy for this year's election in October, will spark renewed speculation over a presidential run....
03:00, 05/15/2019

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chandpur village in Etah district....
13:34, 06/13/2019

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in ...
00:00, 06/12/2019

PM Meets Council Of Ministers Ahead Of NDA Dinner Hosted By Amit Shah Two days to go for the counting of votes, BJP chief Amit Shah is touching base with the leaders of the National Democratic Alliance, with a special dinner this evening....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Sudan's military, opposition discuss powers of joint council: sources Sudan's military rulers and an opposition alliance met on Monday to discuss the powers of a joint military-civilian council to steer the country's transition after three decades of rule by Omar al-Bas...
22:17, 04/29/2019

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of doll...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
00:51, 06/12/2019

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were pre...
22:17, 04/28/2019

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexu...
23:00, 06/13/2019

UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election Uttar Pradesh Bar Council chairperson Darvesh Yadav was shot dead by a fellow-advocate while she was attending an event on the Agra district court premises today, two days after she was elected to the...
14:51, 06/12/2019

Sudan military council, opposition inch closer to final deal Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) agreed the country's transition period would last for three years, a TMC member said on W...
05:00, 05/15/2019

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had reportedly come in for criticism by the Government...
17:51, 06/11/2019

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, two dipl...
19:17, 06/06/2019

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
18:00, 06/06/2019

St. Vincent and the Grenadines wins record-breaking seat on Security Council Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest so far. Also elected were Niger...
21:34, 06/07/2019

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural...
00:00, 06/06/2019

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Ha...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Sudan's military council says officer killed, protesters wounded: statement Sudan's transitional military council said that one military police officer had been killed and a large number of protesters wounded in clashes in Khartoum late on Monday....
01:17, 05/14/2019

A mayor reportedly said her city isn’t ready for black leader. A council member went further. Local reports indicate Hoschton, Ga., Mayor Theresa Kenerly said she withdrew the application of Keith Henry, a finalist for city administrator, “because he is black, and the city isn’t ready for this...
09:17, 05/08/2019

Sudanese military council says criminals, not protesters, targeted, talks to resume soon Sudanese Transitional Military Council said on Monday that criminal elements near a Khartoum protest site were targeted in a raid by security forces, denying that authorities were trying to clear the ...
10:51, 06/03/2019

Calgary city council discuss water security, stormwater management With a growing population and the likelihood the region will become drier, Calgary city council began discussing strategies to protect the region's water security and stormwater management....
04:51, 05/14/2019

Mike Pompeo Won’t Mention Climate Change at the Arctic Council Summit (ROVANIEMI, Finland) — The Arctic is melting, but don’t ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mention climate change. For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in the world&#...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Sudan's military council says it will present vision for country's transition on Monday Sudan's Transitional Military Council said on Sunday it would publish its views for the country's transitional period on Monday, its latest move in negotiations with opposition factions after the oust...
01:17, 05/06/2019

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitu...
00:51, 06/04/2019

'Entire' North Korean WMD program violates U.N. security council resolutions: U.S. North Korea's "entire" weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. security council resolutions, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday when asked about recent missile launches by P...
21:00, 05/28/2019

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources...
19:51, 06/04/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro invited to Texas event by World Affairs Council Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is expected to attend an event next week in Texas at the invitation of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, the council said on Wednesday, following the c...
02:34, 05/09/2019

New Zealand’s Next Liberal Milestone: A Budget Guided by ‘Well-Being’ Under a revised budget policy, all new spending must advance one of five government priorities that promote the welfare of citizens. The political opposition dismisses the move as “slick branding.”...
13:51, 05/22/2019

New Zealand fired up by cruel Netherlands defeat New Zealand's heart-breaking defeat by the Netherlands in their women's World Cup opener had ignited an even bigger fire in the bellies of the Football Ferns ahead of their next encounter against Cana...
10:00, 06/14/2019

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following fruitless negotiations with the government, the Guardia...
14:51, 05/29/2019

Huawei hopes for Britain-like solution in New Zealand 5G bid China's Huawei Technologies said Britain's decision to allow the firm a restricted role in building parts of its next-generation telecoms network was the kind of solution it was hoping for in New Zeal...
23:00, 04/28/2019

New Zealand's "Do It Yourself" Coffin Clubs Take Sting Out Of Death As she painted her husband's coffin, Judith Aitken was in an excellent mood. "He's a Scottish lad," she said, pointing out the logo of the Heart of Midlothian soccer club adorning the head end. Near.....
23:34, 05/10/2019

‘Egg boy’ donates $90,000 to New Zealand mosque attack victims Will Connolly, 17, became known worldwide as "Egg Boy" for assaulting right-wing federal Sen. Fraser Anning, who had drawn scorn for saying Muslim immigration was to blame for the March massacre...
21:51, 05/29/2019

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their.....
07:00, 06/16/2019

Innovation and security score big in New Zealand Budget Venture capital, connecting businesses with government, computers in homes, and national security initiatives will all secure funding in the country's 2019-20 Budget....
16:17, 05/30/2019

World Cup 2019, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: When And Where To Watch New Zealand, ranked fourth in the ICC ODI rankings, registered comprehensive win over India before losing to a batting-heavy Windies in the warm-ups....
15:17, 05/31/2019

NZ vs SL: Kane Williamson, New Zealand Player To Watch Out For Kane Williamson is considered to be among the top batsmen in the world today, always being compared to Virat Kohli and Joe Root. He will be key to New Zealands progress in the World Cup 2019....
11:51, 05/31/2019

New Zealand’s 1st ‘well-being budget’ targets mental health WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government says it will spend billions of dollars more on mental health services and combatting child poverty as part of a new approach to its financ...
08:00, 05/30/2019

| Bulls send Pollard back to New Zealand The Bulls are placing their diminishing playoff hopes on Handre Pollard’s shoulders, with the flyhalf heading back to NZ for their final game against the Highlanders....
03:51, 06/04/2019

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. in New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court...
11:17, 06/10/2019

Air New Zealand orders 8 Boeing Dreamliners with GE engines WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Air New Zealand says it has ordered eight new Boeing Dreamliner planes with a list price of $2.7 billion. The nation’s flagship carrier said Monday it negotiated a...
06:17, 05/27/2019

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would 'resonate throughout the Common Law world,' the plaintiff's...
11:51, 06/11/2019

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insec...
20:34, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Om...
18:00, 06/07/2019

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation w...
07:00, 06/14/2019

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
04:34, 05/30/2019

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run....
18:00, 06/02/2019

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing th...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives a...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
05:17, 05/24/2019

Taika Waititi and the What We Do In The Shadows team on uniting the star-studded vampire council Earlier this season on What We Do In The Shadows, bumbling vampire roommates Nandor, Nadja, and Laszlo were summoned by the Vampiric Council, an ancient and star-studded tribunal led by famous vampire...
03:51, 05/31/2019

Magaluf booze and party warning signs RETURN despite council’s ‘emotional’ campaign SIGNS warning Magaluf revellers of £500 fines for drinking and partying in the street have returned after the local council launching an “emotional” campaign to stop Brits dying at the party resort....
20:00, 05/11/2019

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, ...
20:17, 06/17/2019

Former Minnesota City Council candidate sentenced for posting wife’s topless pic online A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minn., has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to posting a topless photo of his estranged wife to his campaign website during his run for of...
18:51, 05/12/2019

Donors gave 'Egg Boy' $70K to pay his legal fees. He says he's giving it to Christchurch shooting victims The Australian teen known as "Egg Boy" donated funds raised for his legal fees to victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand.        ...
02:34, 05/30/2019

Afghanistan v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at TauntonEngland v Bangladesh – live! Follow our OBO reportAnd feel free to email Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle 2.52pm BST 17th over: Afghanistan 72-4 (Nabi 1, Has...
16:00, 06/08/2019

New Zealand military to buy 5 Lockheed Super Hercules planes WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s military says it will buy five new Super Hercules planes to replace its aging Hercules fleet. Defense Minister Ron Mark said Tuesday the estimated co...
05:51, 06/11/2019

Bangladesh v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup action from the Oval, 1.30pm BST startSouth Africa v India – live! Follow it on our OBO reportEmail your thoughts to Nick here or tweet @NickMiller79 1.57pm BST 7th over: Bangladesh ...
15:00, 06/05/2019

New Zealand Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times, says its chief New Zealand's Treasury chief, Gabriel Makhlouf, said on Wednesday that the Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times in two days by hackers seeking access to budget details....
02:51, 05/29/2019

New Zealand Mosque Attack Death Toll Rises to 51 A Turkish man wounded during a white supremacist attack on two New Zealand mosques in March has died, bringing the death toll from the country’s worst peacetime mass shooting to 51....
05:51, 05/03/2019

Canada 2-0 New Zealand: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince gave Canada an emphatic victory in Grenoble which ensured they qualified for the last 16 with a game to spare 11.13pm BST Related: Canada book last-16 place as Nich...
07:34, 06/16/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 19: New Zealand After a tumultuous 2018 New Zealand arrive in France with a spring in their step and several stars back in the foldThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a coo...
12:34, 06/05/2019

New Zealand to introduce its own 'Google tax' if international law change bid fails The country wants to better tax the NZ$2.7 billion in revenue from cross-border digital services and is asking its OECD peers to amend international rules....
03:51, 06/05/2019

New Zealand v Netherlands: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group E updates from the at 2pm BST gameEngland will go far if we can repeat first half, says BronzeEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 12.43pm BST Hello. Time for the European...
14:17, 06/11/2019

Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police have filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Police say they have charged 28-year-old Austr...
08:17, 05/21/2019

England 0-1 New Zealand: women's international friendly – as it happened England had a disappointing send-off in their last game before the World Cup, losing 1-0 to New Zealand thanks to a goal from Sarah Gregorius Match report: England 0-1 New Zealand 4.00pm BST Here’s Su...
17:34, 06/01/2019

Man who shared New Zealand massacre video gets 21 months in prison WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque was sentenced on Tuesday to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlie...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty Brenton Tarrant is facing 51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted murder and one terrorism-related charge over a 21-minute massacre at two mosques in the southern city of Christchurch, a move that shock...
08:17, 06/14/2019

New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand says it will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by next June. The South Pacific nation has a small contingent of 95 so-called noncombat personnel deployed ...
11:17, 06/10/2019

Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges before a judge who set his trial for next year...
05:51, 06/14/2019

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
09:51, 05/22/2019

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty Brenton Tarrant is the first to be charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The judge said he is fit to stand trial in the attacks that claimed 51 lives....
03:17, 06/14/2019

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
11:51, 05/30/2019

Netherlands bests New Zealand 1-0 on stoppage time goal LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Jill Roord came off the bench and scored in stoppage time to give the Netherlands a 1-0 victory over New Zealand in the Women’s World Cup group opener for both teams Tues...
17:34, 06/11/2019

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
15:00, 06/10/2019

Why won’t the U.S. change its gun laws? New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says: ‘I do not understand.’ “Australia experienced a massacre and changed their laws. New Zealand had its experience and changed its laws. To be honest, I do not understand the United States," Jacinda Ardern said in an interview...
15:17, 05/15/2019

France, New Zealand to launch a call to end online extremism PARIS (AP) — The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate acts of violent extremism from being shown online, in a meeting with tech leaders in Paris on Wednesday. French P...
21:34, 05/13/2019

"Surprised By The Question": New Zealand PM Talks About Wedding Proposal New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she was surprised when her long-time partner proposed to her over the Easter holidays and has no idea when the wedding will be....
15:51, 05/06/2019

New Zealand Media Set Rules For Mosque Shooting Trial New Zealand's major media outlets vowed Wednesday to prevent the man charged with the Christchurch mosque shooting from using his trial as a platform for extremist propaganda....
11:00, 05/01/2019

| New Zealand police arrest man after finding suspected bomb New Zealand police say they've arrested a 33-year-old man after they found ammunition and a package containing a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Intimate proposal: New Zealand leader, partner, police, dog New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joked that her partner’s marriage proposal was an intimate moment with just the two of them, a police protection officer, a couple of locals and a dog that ...
09:51, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka Bomber's Kin "Cooperating Fully" With New Zealand Police The Auckland-based mother and sister of one of the Sri Lankan Easter Sunday suicide bombers have been "cooperating fully" with the New Zealand police following the attacks that killed over 250 people....
22:17, 05/04/2019

Two charged with murder of New Zealand man in Panama pirate attack Alan Culverwell was shot dead on his boat in the Caribbean and his wife and daughter were injured Two Panamanians have been charged with murdering a New Zealand man who was allegedly shot and killed o...
04:00, 05/05/2019

New Zealand police arrest man after finding suspected bomb New Zealand police say they’ve arrested a 33-year-old man after they found ammunition and a package containing a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch...
09:00, 04/30/2019

New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government has introduced an ambitious climate change bill that aims to make the nation carbon neutral by 2050 while giving some leeway to farmers. H...
02:34, 05/08/2019

Man Plotted To Bomb US Rallies; Was Retaliating For New Zealand Attacks An Army veteran who allegedly planned to bomb a Los Angeles-area white supremacist rally has been arrested and his plot foiled, authorities said Monday....
04:34, 04/30/2019

Suspected Explosive Device Found, Man Arrested In New Zealand New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch, where 50 people were killed in....
10:00, 04/30/2019

New Zealand introduces bill for zero carbon emissions by 2050 Jacinda Ardern says law will address climate change but faces opposition from farmers over plans to reduce methane emissionsA landmark bill which would set a target of zero carbon emissions for New Ze...
03:17, 05/08/2019

Death Toll in New Zealand Mosque Attacks Rises to 51 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said that the man, a Turkish national, had been in an intensive care unit in a Christchurch hospital since the shooting seven weeks ago....
05:17, 05/03/2019

Jacinda Ardern Got Engaged. New Zealand Almost Didn’t Notice. The news emerged only because a reporter — a student journalist on an internship — spotted a ring on Ms. Ardern’s middle finger at an event on Friday and asked her office about it....
10:34, 05/03/2019

New Zealand PM Ardern engaged to partner after Easter proposal New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is engaged to her longtime partner, fishing-show host Clarke Gayford, after a proposal over the Easter holidays, her spokesman said on Friday....
13:17, 05/03/2019

Soccer: U.S. women thrash New Zealand 5-0 in World Cup warmup Carli Lloyd scored a brace of goals as the United States women thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a friendly in St Louis on Thursday to extend their winning run to five games ahead of their World Cup title d...
06:00, 05/17/2019

UN leader arrives in New Zealand on climate change trip WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived in New Zealand as part of a trip to the South Pacific to highlight the issue of climate change. Guterres plans to spe...
12:51, 05/12/2019

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

New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern and partner get engaged WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her longtime partner Clarke Gayford have gotten engaged. A spokesman for Ardern said on Friday the pair got engaged...
11:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: New Zealand leader congratulates royals on baby New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated Prince Harry and Meghan on having their baby son, saying a birth is an “incredibly exciting time”...
06:51, 05/07/2019

'Clarinda or Jarke?': New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern gets engaged Ardern, who has been with TV presenter Clarke Gayford for five years, was spotted wearing a diamond ring on FridayNew Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, is engaged to her long-term partner Clar...
08:17, 05/03/2019

Anti-Israel demonstration in Berlin stokes anti-Semitism fears Anti-Israel protesters have gathered in the German capital for a controversial rally. They will face off with counterdemonstrators concerned about growing anti-Semitism in Germany....
15:51, 06/01/2019

Security Council discusses chemical weapons use in Syria following latest global watchdog report The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday, to discuss the latest findings of the global chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, which concluded that there were “reasonable grounds” that...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ur...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as the DMV), go-go forebears like Chuck Brown and Rare...
01:34, 06/07/2019

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistan...
18:17, 04/28/2019

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the...
10:51, 05/31/2019

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “co...
22:17, 05/23/2019

Climate change recognized as ‘threat multiplier’, UN Security Council debates its impact on peace As climate change is increasingly recognized as a “threat multiplier” by scientists, political representatives, and civil society across the world, the United Nations Security Council held an open deb...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Queens Councilman Barry Grodenchik admits to sexually harassing City Council staffer A Democratic Queens legislator admitted Tuesday to sexually harassing a female City Council staffer for over a year — giving her so many unwelcome hugs and kisses that she avoided meetings with him. ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition....
12:34, 06/05/2019

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to rec...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent divisi...
20:00, 05/21/2019

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
02:51, 06/14/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo abruptly cancels Berlin trip due to unspecified 'pressing issues' Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.        ...
16:51, 05/07/2019

The Accused Gunman in the New Zealand Mosque Shooting Has Pleaded Not Guilty (CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a j...
04:51, 06/14/2019

New Zealand spent more than $700,000 on slushy machines to keep prison guards cool New Zealand’s Department of Corrections is being criticized for spending more than $700,000 on slushy machines to reduce staff discomfort and tension that could lead to inmate violence....
19:51, 04/29/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, citing New Zealand shooting Facebook said in a statement it was introducing a "one-strike" policy for use of Facebook Live, temporarily restricting access for people who have faced disciplinary action for breaking the company�...
05:51, 05/15/2019

Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos amid discrimination concerns Air New Zealand said on Monday it was ending a longstanding ban on staff having visible tattoos after facing criticism that the policy discriminated against Māori employees....
14:51, 06/10/2019

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Returns 11-Year-Old's "Bribe Money" New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has rejected a "bribe" from an 11-year-old girl who wrote asking the government to conduct dragon research, her office confirmed on Tuesday....
14:35, 05/14/2019

Air New Zealand orders 8 Boeing 787 jets for long-haul flights Air New Zealand Ltd said on Monday it had ordered eight Boeing Co 787 jets worth $2.7 billion at list prices, allowing it to open up longer non-stop routes, such as Auckland-New York....
00:34, 05/27/2019

Netherlands’ Jill Roord pounces at the last to break New Zealand hearts It was billed as a mismatch. European champions and rising world heavyweights against Pacific minnows who have never made it past the group stage of a World Cup. For 91 minutes, it looked anything but...
18:17, 06/11/2019

Why a top basketball prospect chose to play professionally in New Zealand over college "I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said RJ Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020 class. "My main goal is the NBA.”...
00:51, 05/30/2019

New Zealand youth ‘in frontline’ of fight against climate change: UN chief Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific Islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his gratitude for the leadership of the youth of the country in fig...
03:34, 05/13/2019

Suspected Bomb Found in New Zealand City Where Mosques Were Attacked New Zealand police said they uncovered ammunition and a suspected bomb in a vacant property in Christchurch, where a gunman killed 50 people last month....
17:17, 04/30/2019

New Zealand PM rejects girl’s $3 ‘bribe’ to launch research into dragons New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has reportedly rejected the “bribe” of a young girl who tried to sway the leader into pursuing dragon research....
15:34, 05/14/2019

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the US refuses to pass tough gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
15:34, 05/14/2019

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court. ...
19:51, 06/10/2019

India vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 Clash Abandoned Due To Rain India and New Zealand were awarded a point each after persistent rain in Nottingham forced the abandonment of their World Cup match without a ball being bowled....
19:00, 06/13/2019

New Zealand teachers strike ahead of 'hacked' budget release The large-scale labor action came a day before the government releases a new "well-being" budget, which it says was hacked. The opposition leaked parts of the new national accounting system....
10:00, 05/29/2019

New Zealand Treasury says 'deliberately hacked' after budget details leak New Zealand's treasury department said on Tuesday it was deliberately hacked after the country's opposition party released what it said were key details of a budget due to be announced on Thursday....
14:00, 05/28/2019

New Zealand's highest court rejects Eminem damages appeal New Zealand's top court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. rapper Eminem against a lower court ruling that reduced the damages a political party was ordered to pay for using music similar to his 20...
08:51, 05/15/2019

Facebook tightens livestreaming rules after the New Zealand mosque massacre Facebook is tightening livestreaming rules ahead of a meeting of world leaders, aimed at curbing online violence after the New Zealand mosque massacre.Read More...
10:17, 05/15/2019