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India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims

India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to observe the death anniversary o...

India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims

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Pak To Begin Visa Process For Sikh Pilgrims On September 1 For Gurpurab Pakistan will start a month-long visa process starting September 1 for the Sikh pilgrims from India and other countries who plan to attend the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak in November....
13:51, 08/29/2019

| Somalia lodges protest after Kenya calls Somaliland a country Somalia protested formally to Kenya, the foreign ministry in Mogadishu said Monday, after Nairobi referred to the self-proclaimed Republic of Somaliland as a country....
07:34, 07/02/2019

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microc...
13:34, 07/13/2019

Israelis protest proposed legislation to grant immunity to Netanyahu  Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of co...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Pilgrims' Safety To Top Second Round Of India-Pak Talks On Kartarpur India is hopeful that it will be able to bridge gaps and work out issues with Pakistan in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims which are set to take place on Sunday....
16:17, 07/12/2019

Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and limit the power of the country's Supreme Court....
06:34, 05/26/2019

Pilgrims' Safety, Infrastructure To Top India-Pak Kartarpur Talks Today Indian and Pakistani officials will meet today to iron out issues in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims. The meeting comes a day after Pakistan removed......
06:17, 07/14/2019

India orders pilgrims to leave Kashmir amid troop buildup India asked Hindu pilgrims to leave Kashmir due to security threats posed by militants. The advisory and recent troop buildup has Kashmiris worried over an impending crackdown....
11:17, 08/03/2019

Record 2 Lakh Haj Pilgrims From India In 2019: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said a record number of two lakh Indian Muslims will go to Haj this year, that too without any subsidy, on more than 500 flights from....
20:34, 06/09/2019

25 Lakh Tourists Visited India In 2018 Availing E-Visa India had issued over 25 lakh e-Visas last year, a five-fold jump from 2015, and reduced the main category visa from 26 to 21, an official said Sunday....
23:34, 05/05/2019

RPT-Visa critical of India's move towards no-fee debit card transactions Global card payments group Visa is critical of the Indian government's decision to boost adoption of electronic payments by requiring banks and card payment networks to offer no-fee debit card transa...
02:34, 08/20/2019

Foreigners Visiting India Can Get Treatment Without Medical Visa: Centre The Union Home Ministry on Friday announced that foreigners visiting India can avail treatment, except organ transplant, anywhere in the country without obtaining a medical visa....
19:17, 08/30/2019

India, China In Sri Lanka's Visa On Arrival Service Stopped After Bombing Sri Lanka on Wednesday included India and China in the free visa on arrival scheme to revive the country's tourism sector which witnessed a slump following the Easter Sunday bombings....
06:00, 07/25/2019

Pak Agrees To Visa-Free Access To Kartarpur, No "Anti-India Activities" India on Sunday handed over a dossier to Pakistan about individuals and organisations based in the neighbouring country which might try to disrupt pilgrimage to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, following...
03:00, 07/15/2019

China lodges a tariff case against the US at the WTO The latest tariffs actions violated the consensus reached by leaders of China and the U.S. in a meeting in Osaka, China's commerce ministry said....
06:00, 09/03/2019

China lodges tariff case at WTO against the U.S. China has lodged a complaint against the United States at the World Trade Organization over U.S. import duties, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said on Monday....
00:00, 09/03/2019

India starts to ease restrictions in Kashmir after protest Residents of Kashmir can again use their landline phones after Indian authorities eased restrictions imposed as part of a lockdown earlier this month. The lockdown was put in place to avoid a violent ...
09:51, 08/18/2019

| WATCH | India to keep Kashmir lockdown for Eid on protest fears Indian authorities are expected to extend a military clampdown in Kashmir ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival on fears protests could break out over its stripping of the Muslim-majority region's autonom...
10:34, 08/13/2019

5G battle hots up as EE lodges complaint over Three UK advert Advertising Standards Authority to investigate whether claims breach codeThe first hostilities have broken out among telecoms rivals over who offers the best 5G to customers, with EE seeking an advert...
13:34, 08/19/2019

| Hundreds rally in Delhi to protest against India's Kashmir move Hundreds of people have rallied in the Indian capital to protest against the scrapping of a constitutional provision that granted special status to Indian-administered Kashmir....
01:51, 08/08/2019

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, passengers alleged on Wednesday....
20:34, 06/05/2019

Trump lodges another specious allegation against the New York Times Trump promoted a story about a New York Times reporter "flagging" information about Jared Kushner and Russians. It's clear he was merely asking for confirmation....
16:17, 06/21/2019

Ferrari lodges official FIA request for review of Vettel's penalty The Ferrari Formula 1 team has lodged a request for the FIA to review the decision to punish Sebastian Vettel at the Canadian Grand Prix, as predicted by Autosport...
01:17, 06/18/2019

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates ...
15:34, 07/18/2019

Israel Folau lodges claim seeking $10m damages and reinstatement by Rugby Australia Sacked Wallabies star files claim to Federal CourtFolau claims unfair dismissal and also wants apology Israel Folau has begun legal action against his former employers Rugby Australia and the NSW Wara...
03:51, 08/01/2019

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see individuals sent ...
11:00, 05/24/2019

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

Twitter’s refusal to dox a cow stymies Republican’s $250M lawsuit US Rep. Devin Nunes can’t seem to catch a break. First, despite his memo blaming Obama and the FBI for all the evils in the world, his fellow former members of the Trump transition team keep getting i...
04:17, 09/14/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela’s Guaido ROME (AP) — Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn’t want to contribute to any “radicalization” o...
21:00, 05/11/2019

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoena...
01:51, 06/15/2019

After refusal, Brazil now willing to accept $20M to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government has decided to accept $20 million in foreign aid to fight nearly 2,000 fires burning in the Amazon rain forest, after initially refusing the help....
05:51, 08/29/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela's Guaido Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn't want to contribute to any "radicalization" of sides in the political crisi...
21:51, 05/11/2019

England’s refusal to be bullied by Cameroon cannot hide concerns Phil Neville’s players showed their appetite for battle and cool heads but improvements will be needed against NorwayThe good news is that, offering a welcome redefinition of grace under pressure, Eng...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Don McGahn expected to be held in contempt over refusal to testify – live The former White House counsel had been subpoenaed to appear before the House judiciary committee but Trump blocked his testimonySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.29pm BST The Ho...
16:51, 05/21/2019

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an ...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Chelsea Manning back in jail for refusal to talk on WikiLeaks Whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail over her refusal to testify before a grand jury. The former US military intelligence analyst was just released from jail last week, held on sim...
01:17, 05/17/2019

White House's Refusal to Say What Happened With Mike Pence Is Getting Really Weird Speaking outside the White House on Wednesday morning, a top staffer for Vice President Mike Pence said he “can’t talk about” why Pence abruptly—and without much explanation—canceled a trip to New Ham...
16:17, 07/10/2019

Alabama on Refusal to Air Gay Wedding Episode of Arthur: 'It Would Be a Violation of Trust' The 22nd season premiere of PBS’s Arthur included a bit of a surprise, as audiences were treated to a beautiful wedding. But Alabama Public Television refused to air it because it was a sex-same marri...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Mom blasts Carranza over refusal to meet parents at decaying PS 9: ‘He’s a chicken’ A Queens mom blasted Chancellor Richard Carranza as a coward for failing to meet with parents before deciding to revamp a decaying Queens school for special-needs kids....
08:34, 08/11/2019

Russia to start blocking major VPNs after censorship refusal Russia's hatred for censorship-dodging VPNs is well-known, and it's now prepared to follow through on its . Telecoms oversight chief Alexander Zharov told Interfax that he expected to block...
20:17, 06/07/2019

Over 4,000 Pilgrims Leave Jammu For Amarnath The 20th batch comprising 4,158 pilgrims including 1137 women and 260 sadhus Sunday left Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu to offer prayers at the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in......
09:51, 07/21/2019

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citi...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Nadler knows he'd be 'completely humiliated' if he challenged McGahn's refusal to testify: Rep. McClintock The House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for former White House counsel Don McGahn was "silly" and the committee's chair knew he couldn't challenge the president's push for McGahn to ignore sub...
02:00, 05/22/2019

22 Pilgrims Have Died In Amarnath This Year: Official Six persons have died in the past four days during the ongoing pilgrimage to Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in this year''s pilgrimage to 22, officials said on....
12:00, 07/20/2019

Pilgrims On Way To Mansarovar Called Back After Landslide A landslide on the route to Kailash-Mansarovar prompted the district administration to call back a 56-member batch of pilgrims to Dharchula base camp for safety reasons on Monday....
00:34, 08/20/2019

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, amid a spat between the neighbours....
21:00, 06/03/2019

First Batch Of Pilgrims Leave For Amarnath From Jammu A first batch of Amarnath Yatris on Sunday left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley, to begin this year's annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Himalayan cave shrine....
09:17, 06/30/2019

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never runs out of money, the former Daily Show host is putt...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Brazil court slashes fine for Facebook's refusal to share WhatsApp data Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais ($6 million), a Brazilian federal appeals court ruled on Tue...
02:51, 06/26/2019

Trump slams Puerto Rico's Rosselló as 'terrible governor' after refusal to step down President Trump on Monday blasted Puerto Rico's Ricardo Rosselló as “a terrible governor” just hours after the leader of the U.S. territory announced he would not seek re-election amid corruption alle...
22:51, 07/22/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek "personal" legal advice, effectively issuing a thinly veiled threat foll...
05:51, 05/23/2019

Colombia's attorney general resigns over court refusal to extradite FARC leader Colombia's attorney general said on Wednesday he resigned in protest after a special court charged with prosecuting war crimes denied a U.S. extradition request for a former FARC leader accused of dru...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Nancy Pelosi Links Facebook's Refusal To Remove Video To Russian Meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly......
11:51, 05/30/2019

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
06:51, 06/15/2019

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign trip unless she brought along a male colleague, a ...
17:51, 07/11/2019

ITBP Personnel Administer Oxygen To Over 161 Amarnath Pilgrims In J&K ITBP personnel this morning administered oxygen to over 161 people who were feeling breathless at the Baltal axis.These people were devotees who had gathered at Baltal as they were undertaking......
10:17, 07/23/2019

Dozens of Shiite pilgrims killed in Iraq stampede Hundreds of thousands of gathered to commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the prophet Muhammad who was killed in a 7th-century battle, an event that cemented the schism between the Sun...
20:17, 09/10/2019

A Day After Meditation In Kedarnath Cave, PM Meets Pilgrims In Badrinath Prime Minister Narendra Modi today offered prayers at Badrinath temple in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand, a day after he spent hours meditating inside a cave in Kedarnath in the hill state....
15:51, 05/19/2019

Muslim pilgrims pray in Mecca as haj winds down without incident Millions of haj pilgrims began heading back to Mecca for final prayers on Tuesday as the world's largest annual gathering of Muslims wound down without incident despite the logistical challenges and e...
22:34, 08/13/2019

Christchurch survivors find peace as Hajj pilgrims When 31-year-old Maryam Gul laid eyes on the Kaaba this week, it was a moment of complete peace. The cube-shaped structure, and most sacred shrine of Islam, felt a world away from the Linwood mosque a...
15:34, 08/10/2019

44 Pilgrims From Telangana On Way Back From Kailash Mansarovar Stranded Forty-four people from Telangana are stranded since the last four days near the Nepali town of Hilsa. The travel agency with whom they were registered abandoned them while returning from their......
07:00, 06/25/2019

Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enable...
05:17, 05/30/2019

Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an opposition-linked doctors' committee said....
20:51, 06/03/2019

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9....
15:00, 06/03/2019

4 Amarnath Pilgrims Die, Death Toll In This Year's Yatra Reaches 30 Four Amarnath pilgrims have died over the past 24 hours en route the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in this year's pilgrimage to 30, officials said on Wednesday....
14:17, 07/24/2019

Muslim pilgrims converge on Jamarat for ritual stoning of the devil Muslims from around the world hurled pebbles at a giant wall in a symbolic stoning of the devil on Sunday, the start of the riskiest part of the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, where hundreds d...
23:34, 08/11/2019

Kashmir pilgrims urged to leave area at once after explosives found Tensions rise in Indian-administered region following intelligence warning of attacks Tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine in Indian-administered Kashmir have been advised by t...
03:51, 08/03/2019

PM Modi's Cave Meditation At Kedarnath Drawing More Pilgrims: Officials The cave at the Kedarnath shrine where PM Modi meditated last month has seen an unprecedented boost in popularity, with large number of devotees logging into the GMVN website daily to book the......
14:00, 06/29/2019

CRPF Lanches Special Van As Mobile Help Centre For Amarnath Pilgrims The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Saturday launched a mobile help centre that will visit different lodgement centres in Jammu to address the problems being faced by Amarnath Yatra pilgrims,.....
19:00, 07/06/2019

Stampede kills 31 Muslim pilgrims at Ashoura procession in Iraq Panic erupted at a Muslim shrine south of Baghdad Tuesday when part of a walkway collapsed, causing a stampede that killed at least 31 people and injured 100 others....
00:51, 09/11/2019

Number Of Amarnath Pilgrims Surpasses Last Year's Figure Of 2.85 Lakh The annual Amarnath pilgrimage crossed last year's total of 2.85 lakh yatris in just 22 days, even as a fresh batch of over 3,000 pilgrims left Jammu on Tuesday for the cave shrine located at an......
14:34, 07/23/2019

Over 1 Lakh Pilgrims Register For Amarnath Pilgrimage starting July 1 Over 1.10 lakh devotees have registered for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas which begins on July 1, officials said on Sunday....
20:34, 06/02/2019

As Pilgrims Are Advised To Leave Kashmir, Concerns About Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and go back, in an unprecedented advisory amid......
19:17, 08/02/2019

Woodstock festival ‘pilgrims’ return to concert site 50 years later Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is hosting a series of events Thursday through Sunday at the bucolic 1969 concert site, 130 kilometres northwest of New York City....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat for day of worship More than 2 million Muslims are gathered at the sacred hill of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for an intense day of worship and reflection on what’s considered the climax of the Islamic hajj pilgrimage...
16:00, 08/10/2019

4 Kanwar Pilgrims From Haryana Killed In Accident In Uttarakhand's Tehri Four kanwarias from Haryana were killed and eight others injured when a boulder fell on their vehicle in the Tehri district of Uttarakhand on Sunday, the police said....
22:17, 07/28/2019

Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook’s response to an altered video convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference.Read More...
13:34, 05/30/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove them herself....
14:17, 05/01/2019

'Ambulance Carrying Father's Body Stopped For Amarnath Pilgrims': Officer A senior Jammu and Kashmir government officer has alleged that he was held up for hours in an ambulance with his father's body on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of traffic restrictions......
08:00, 07/19/2019

They survived the Christchurch attacks. In Mecca, they're finding peace as Hajj pilgrims Two hundred Christchurch mosque attack survivors and relatives of those slain have arrived in Mecca at the invitation of Saudi King Salman. They say the pilgrimage has been a means to healing from the...
07:51, 08/10/2019

Authorities Issue "Barcode-Enabled" Slip To Pilgrims Of Amarnath Yatra Authorities have started to issue a "barcode-enabled" authority slip to pilgrims to keep a track of the actual number of people travelling to and from the Amarnath cave shrine....
13:00, 07/01/2019

25 Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims Felt "Breathless", Administered Oxygen On Time Situated at an altitude of 3,888 metre, the Amarnath cave is considered one of the holiest shrines for the Hindus. The Amarnath Yatra takes place from the traditional 36-kilometre Pahalgam track in......
13:00, 07/04/2019

400-year-old Pilgrims Bible stolen from US as part of $8M heist returns home: FBI A rare Bible, stolen in the 1990s from the Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh as part of an extensive years-long heist with an estimated $8 million worth of items, has returned home, according to the FBI....
19:00, 04/28/2019

1.5 Crore Pilgrims On Kanwar Yatra Reach Haridwar, 41 Saved From Drowning Uttarakhand Police on Friday informed that 1.5 crore pilgrims have reached Haridwar as part of this year's ongoing Kanwar Yatra and as many as 41 people have been saved from drowning in Ganga....
06:34, 07/27/2019

12 Kanwar Pilgrims Injured In Attack In Badaun: Uttar Pradesh Police At least 12 Kanwar Yatra pilgrims were injured, one of them seriously, when they were attacked by a group of people who objected to their playing loud music outside an Idgah in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh,....
00:00, 08/13/2019

Over 2 Lakh Pilgrims Undertake Amarnath Yatra in July, Breaks Record With over two lakh pilgrims performing the Amarnath Yatra in the past 16 days, officials said it was the highest number to visit the Himalayan cave shrine during the first forthright in the last four....
06:51, 07/17/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes Supreme Court refusal to hear case on military medical malpractice lawsuits Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known a...
02:34, 05/21/2019

Free Pick-And-Drop, Medical Service, Lunch For Kartapur Pilgrims: Report Kartarpur corridor talks: India and Pakistan agreed that the Indian citizens will be given a corridor card at the beginning of the yatra while their passports would be submitted to the management and....
17:00, 09/14/2019

Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims, Tourists Asked To Leave J&K Amid Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and go back, in an unprecedented advisory amid......
19:17, 08/02/2019

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for day of worship As one of the largest religious gatherings on earth, this second day of the hajj on Mount Arafat, or the hill of mercy as it’s also known, is often the most memorable for pilgrims....
13:52, 08/11/2019

Mecca's Finest Hotels Have 1 Main Selling Point To Grab Wealthy Pilgrims Five-star hotels with views of Islam's holiest site and luxury hajj pilgrimage packages are attracting a super-wealthy clientele and establishing Mecca as the capital of premium religious tourism....
15:59, 08/12/2019

First Batch Of Amarnath Pilgrims Leave For Cave Shrine Amid High Security Amid high security, the first batch of pilgrims to Amarnath left for the famous cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir early this morning. More than 40,000 security forces personnel have been deployed for.....
08:17, 07/01/2019

What is the UK plug-in car grant? Tips & advice 30 May, 2019 UK Plug-in Car Grant offers a discount on low and zero-emissions vehicles - read our guide to the eligible cars and how much it can save you...
17:34, 05/30/2019

| WATCH | Some 2.5 million Muslim hajj pilgrims scale Mount of Mercy as Eid al-Adha approaches Nearly 2.5 million Muslim hajj pilgrims converged on Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia marshalled by tens of thousands of stewards in a bid to prevent any repetition of previous years' deadly stampedes....
20:00, 08/10/2019

Michael Grant – When desire is not enough On the anniversary of his devastating loss to Lennox Lewis, former heavyweight contender Michael Grant discusses his career in detail The post Michael Grant – When desire is not enough appeared ...
16:34, 05/01/2019

ICC prosecutor addresses UN despite US visa ban The U.S. revocation of a visa for International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has not hindered her from coming to the United Nations to address the Security Council....
00:34, 05/09/2019

|Visa,Mastercard,PayPaljoinFacebooktoformcryptoeffort If Facebook’s new digital currency goes according to plan, it could one day compete with payment giants Visa, Mastercard and PayPal. But for now, all three are set to work with the social-media compan...
15:17, 06/19/2019

“Grant Scams” on the rise in Arizona TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought she was talking to a trusted friend. Instead, like hundreds of others, she was giving her personal information away to a scammer. “I got a message from a f...
07:34, 07/11/2019

Visa Checkout to shut down in 2020 Visa is completely rehauling its online payment system to add more security. 9to5 Google reports today that Visa Checkout, a competitor to Paypal which integrated with the Google Pay digital wallet, i...
17:00, 08/10/2019

Visa third-quarter profit jumps 33% Visa Inc reported a 33% rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
22:34, 07/23/2019

Russia denies visa for second US senator Russia has barred a second senator from entering the country as Moscow denies visas for American lawmakers critical of President Vladimir Putin while President Trump backs him on the world stage....
23:51, 08/27/2019

US Says It Has No plans To Cap H-1B Work Visa Programme The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
02:17, 06/21/2019

Tucson gets federal grant for electric buses TUCSON – Electric buses may be coming soon to Tucson. Thanks to a $2.6 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the grant Friday, as p...
15:17, 07/27/2019

Grant Allows for Improvements at Handicap-Accessible Park GEORGETOWN, KY (Lex 18) – A one-of-a-kind playground in Scott County is about to get more improvements specifically meant to help handicapped and mobility challenged children. It’s excitin...
09:17, 05/24/2019

AP Exclusive: Synagogue got US security grant before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improve...
20:34, 05/02/2019

$300k grant awarded to Friends of PACC TUCSON – Friends of Pima Animal Care Center was awarded a $300,000 grant, the shelter announced Friday. Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center Friends of PACC, the official nonprofit partner to PACC, is pa...
18:51, 07/12/2019

TUSD Family Resource Centers given $30,000 grant TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School District received a $30,000 grant from United Healthcare to go towards their family resource centers and food banks. The grant was used to purchase commercial ...
16:00, 09/06/2019

Grant Thompson, YouTube star, dead at 38 Grant Thompson, who as the "King of Random" racked up billions of video views on YouTube, has died, his family posted on his official social media accounts....
00:51, 08/01/2019

Grant Co. High School Graduation Controversy GRANT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Grant County mother claims she has been denied access to what would have been her deceased daughter’s high school graduation. Myka Williams’ daughter, C...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Hugh Grant: I’m ‘too old, ugly and fat’ to be a rom-com leading man anymore Say it ain’t so, Hugh! The perpetually boyish star of “Notting Hill,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral” and every other rom-com in the last 20 years says he’s done with the genre. “I’ve gotten too old and...
20:17, 06/06/2019

DPS receives grant to enforce the use of seat belts The Arizona Department of Public Safety received a grant to help enforce the use of seat belts on Arizona roads. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded DPS with a $10,000 grant. The money wil...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Heathrow Airport drone protest: Environmental activists will go ahead with week-long protest to disrupt flights with toy drones, airport says Climate change activists are going ahead with their plan to cause major disruption at Heathrow Airport by flying toy drones in a week-long protest, the airport has said....
18:17, 08/30/2019

Visa to Test Advanced AI to Prevent Fraud The company is rolling out a platform to help its engineers quickly test advanced artificial-intelligence algorithms aimed at detecting and preventing credit-card fraud....
00:51, 08/08/2019

Top Palestinian Official Has U.S. Visa Denied for No Reason Prominent Palestinian official and activist Hanan Ashrawi was outraged to find her U.S. visa denied on Monday, according to the Associated Press. Ashrawi, who has long been a member of the Palestinian...
07:34, 05/14/2019

Canada wants more international students — but getting a visa isn’t easy for some Pakistan's High Commission in Ottawa has urged federal government officials to address what its spokesman calls a "very high" visa rejection rate for the Asian country's students....
22:17, 05/11/2019

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
06:34, 06/19/2019

Want a US visa? Fork over your social media details first Trump administration’s latest move to vet people during the visa process is to ask for their emails and social media handles. And according to a report by Hill.TV, if you lie about your accounts, you ...
13:17, 06/03/2019

CMA audit overhaul hinges on Grant Thornton verdict Regulators' plans to overhaul Britain's audit sector risk unravelling before they get under way after the sixth-biggest accountant told rivals it might not re-enter the market....
12:17, 05/03/2019

| Qatar will not grant visas to 'enemies' - tourism chief Qatar will not grant visas to those it considers "enemies", the secretary general of the National Tourism Council said in reference to Egyptians seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing political ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Cops grant 93-year-old woman’s ‘dying wish’ to get arrested A goody-two-shoes granny in England was thrown in the slammer last weekend without committing a crime. It was, however, her “dying wish.” Josie Birds, a 93-year-old from Manchester, England, has spent...
00:00, 06/27/2019

MTV, Save the Music launch grant named after J Dilla MTV and the Save the Music nonprofit organization have launched a grant named after the J Dilla, the highly influential rapper-producer who died in 2006...
06:17, 08/30/2019

$5M grant to pay for Chicago library branch at Obama center CHICAGO (AP) — The MacArthur Foundation plans a $5 million grant to create a new Chicago Public Library branch at the Obama Presidential Center. The Chicago-based nonprofit made the announcement Monda...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Beth Grant on why working with women in entertainment means everything Beth Grant is probably best know for her roles in The Mindy Project and Bryan Fuller’s many shows, and for popping up in dozens of your favorite shows and movies. We sat down with the prolific charac...
21:00, 07/01/2019

AP Sources: Nuggets acquire Jerami Grant from Thunder AP Sources: Oklahoma City Thunder have traded forward Jerami Grant to the Denver Nuggets for a 2020 first-round draft pick       ...
20:34, 07/08/2019

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot ...
05:34, 06/10/2019

UA announces Pell Grant Pledge for incoming freshman TUCSON – Beginning with the fall 2020 semester, all Arizona-resident, Pell-eligible freshmen attending the University of Arizona main campus will have the full cost of their tuition covered for 4 year...
21:17, 09/13/2019

$10K grant targets Arizona nonprofits focusing on youth TUCSON – Nonprofits who focus on k-12 youth and education programs will have a chance to be awarded up to $10,000 thanks to a grant from Cox Charities. GettyImages Cox Charities has funded local...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Grant Holt: ‘Who would have thought I’d play in the Premier League?’ After a long and winding career that peaked at Norwich and finished with 207 goals, Holt may be one of the last of his kindOn the way to Norwich to interview Grant Holt, he rings me on the train. “Hi ...
19:17, 07/27/2019

$11M grant seeks to prevent cervical cancer in Appalachia MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Cancer Institute has gifted 10 Appalachian health systems a total of $11 million for cervical cancer prevention programs. News outlets report the grant was announ...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Mitsubishi calls for plug-in hybrid grant to be reinstated Surveys show 25% of Outlander PHEV owners would buy a pure electric vehicle next Mitsubishi is leading calls for the UK government to revive its axed financial incentive scheme for buyers of plug-in ...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Tripping on Broadway: A New Musical Explores LSD Use by Cary Grant and More The Lincoln Center Theater show is written by James Lapine, Tom Kitt and Michael Korie, and will star Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck....
19:51, 08/20/2019

Two Indian Nationals Arrested Without Valid Visa In Sri Lanka Two more Indian nationals have been arrested by police in Colombo for violating Sri Lankan immigration laws during their stay in the country, authorities said....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka May Waive Visa Fee Indefinitely For 48 Countries: Minister Due to an increase in the number of tourists visiting Sri Lanka with arrivals expected to hit the 3-million mark by the end of the year, the government announced on Friday that might waive off the......
19:34, 08/16/2019

Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
00:34, 07/24/2019

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to nearly all applicants, including those traveling to t...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Veteran Palestinian negotiator says she was denied U.S. visa for first time A veteran Palestinian negotiator said on Monday she had been denied a U.S. travel visa for the first time, and viewed it as retaliation for her criticism of the Trump administration and Israel....
20:00, 05/13/2019

US To Propose H-1B Visa Application Fee Hike, Indian Firms May Be Hit The Trump administration is proposing a hike in the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an apprentice programme, which trains American youths in technology related......
10:00, 05/07/2019

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the country now requires virtually all visa applicants ...
00:17, 06/02/2019

Visa's Results Beat Projections in Latest Quarter Visa Inc.’s financial performance in the latest period beat Wall Street projections, driven by continued higher spending on Visa-branded credit and debit cards....
23:34, 07/23/2019

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants The State Department is asking visa applicants to submit social media accounts that they have used in the past five years under a new policy that took effect on Friday....
00:00, 06/03/2019

US Firm To Pay Over $1 Million Due To H-1B Visa Holders Including Indians An American employment service company has agreed to pay USD 1.1 million in back wages to nearly 600 H-1B employees, a large number of whom are highly-skilled Indian IT professionals....
11:51, 06/05/2019

Russia grants visa to Sen. Mike Lee after rebuffing other senators Sen. Mike Lee received a visa to travel to Russia this week, according to his spokesman, after the Kremlin previously denied visas to several of his colleagues.Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecti...
00:00, 09/04/2019

10% Fall In H-1B Visa Approvals In 2018, Says Issuing Authority In US The year 2018 registered a sharp 10 per cent decline in the approval of H-1B visa, which is popular among highly-skilled Indian IT professionals, according to the US authorities....
11:51, 06/05/2019

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
14:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa program: State Department The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Estonia mulling over lifting visa freedom to Ukrainians Estonia’s hard-line interior minister has ordered a legal investigation into whether the Baltic nation could unilaterally remove the visa-free entry granted Ukrainian nationals by the European Union...
14:17, 09/11/2019

"We Are Not Criminals": Polish Woman Tweets Visa Request To PM Again A Polish woman and her 11-year-old daughter, who have been blacklisted by the Ministry of External Affairs over visa-related discrepancies, on Tuesday pleaded with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to......
04:34, 06/12/2019

No Official Communication From US On H-1B Visa Issue: Foreign Ministry The centre is engaged with the US Congress on H-1B work visas but has not heard anything official from Washington on capping such permits for Indians, the foreign ministry said on Thursday....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a concession to locals so the mayor can build a tech ...
11:17, 06/12/2019

Drexel Heights Fire District receives $400K grant TUCSON – Drexel Heights Fire District is using new equipment thanks to a Federal Emergency Management Agency. The fire district received $400,000 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant allowe...
09:34, 05/15/2019

Newcastle Jets grant leave to Joe Champness so he can focus on hip-hop career 22-year-old to spend time in LA pursuing music dreamPlayer will go back to Jets if he returns to footballJoe Champness is determined to prove a football pitch is not the only place where he is on-song...
10:34, 08/15/2019

US set to grant tentative approval to American Airlines-Qantas venture The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines and Qantas Airways to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunda...
08:34, 06/03/2019

U.S., China grant trade concessions as fresh talks loom U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed China's decision to exempt some U.S. anti-cancer drugs and other goods from its tariffs and announced a short delay to scheduled tariff hikes on billi...
12:51, 09/12/2019

Trump wants Mexico to grant migrants asylum as he threatens tariffs The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no.        ...
12:34, 06/07/2019

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, ...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Raiders grant Antonio Brown his wish and release the disgruntled receiver The Oakland Raiders granted Antonio Brown his wish and released the disgruntled wideout on Saturday, the team announced on Twitter.       ...
07:34, 09/08/2019

Cash-Strapped Jammu University Receives Rs 100 Crore Grant This is the second time the Jammu university has been granted funds under the holistic scheme of RUSA. Earlier it was granted Rs 20 crore by the Education Ministry....
16:00, 06/01/2019

Grant Haley has a whole new Giants outlook after ‘rough time’ as rookie This time last year, a lot was different for Giants cornerback Grant Haley. As he struggled to acclimate to the NFL in his rookie season, Haley’s mother, Dr. Carla Neal-Haley, was in need of a liver t...
18:51, 07/29/2019

TPD receives additional grant to enforce bicycle, pedestrian safety TUCSON – Tucson Police Department was awarded an additional grant to enforce nighttime pedestrian and bicycle safety. The $20,000 grant will be used to fund overnight enforcement, the department said....
09:17, 06/25/2019

5G RailNext wins grant to bring AR to South Korean and U.K. subways Cisco and its partners will test 5G-enabled augmented and mixed reality headsets to let tourists and commuters access travel and entertainment on subways.Read More...
02:00, 07/17/2019

Australian Ambulance To Grant "Final Wishes" Of Terminally Ill Patients Inspired by an Australian ambulance crew who took a dying woman to the beach on her way to hospital, officials have announced a dedicated vehicle to grant final wishes to terminally ill patients....
05:34, 07/27/2019

El Chapo petitions judge to grant him more rights inside prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is griping about conditions in prison, asking a judge, among other things, to force the Metropolitan Correctional Center to sell him a real pair...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Penn State’s Grant Ament 1 of 5 finalists for lacrosse award WASHINGTON (AP) — Junior attackman Grant Ament of Penn State and Boston College star Sam Apuzzo are among the men’s and women’s finalists for the Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the to...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Nina Dobrev and Boyfriend Grant Mellon Pack on the PDA at Cannes PDA alert! Nina Dobrev and her new boyfriend Grant Mellon could barely keep their hands--or lips--off each other while on a trip to France for the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Wearing a......
20:17, 05/23/2019

New grant to fund archery backstops at 2 Pima County ranges TUCSON – A $30,000 grant from Arizona Game and Fish Department will be used to renovate backstops at two Pima County ranges. The funds will be used at Tucson Mountain Park Archery Range and Southeast ...
19:34, 05/30/2019

Kentucky businesses awarded grant to fight opioid epidemic LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center has been awarded about $700,000 in grant money to identify how businesses can prevent opioid addiction in the workplace and help employees r...
18:34, 06/25/2019

US Plans $700 Million Grant For Telecoms To Replace Huawei Equipment A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help US telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from.....
12:51, 05/23/2019

Trump to grant student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Wednesday to automatically cancel the student loan debt of disabled veterans. More than 25,000 service members will have their debt wiped away....
02:51, 08/22/2019

YouTube Star Grant Thompson Dead at 38 After Paragliding Accident YouTube star Grant Thompson has sadly passed away. He was only 38-years-old. The internet personality, who went by "The King of Random" on YouTube, was known for sharing life......
03:51, 07/31/2019

Beth Grant is kind of glad her Speed character died Today marks the 25th anniversary of one of the great action flicks of the 90s, Speed. In honor of the film’s anniversary, we sat down with Beth Grant—who plays the ill-fated Helen—to talk about filmin...
05:34, 06/11/2019

Pakistan Says Will Grant Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav Today Pakistan on Sunday said they would provide Consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former naval officer who has been sentenced to death by a court alleged for "espionage and terrorism"....
09:00, 09/02/2019

IOA Will Talk To Govt After May 23 To Sort Pakistan Visa Issue: Mehta The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had revoked the Olympic qualification status of a shooting event in New Delhi after India refused to grant visa to two Pakistani athletes....
23:34, 05/16/2019

U.S. grants visa to Iran's Zarif for U.N. meeting this week: sources The United States has granted a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to attend a U.N. meeting in New York this week, two sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday, saying Secret...
23:00, 07/14/2019

Russia denies visa to another US lawmaker ahead of congressional trip Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Tuesday that the Russian government denied him a visa — a day after Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., announced that Russia had denied him a visa request....
23:17, 08/27/2019

Cubans dismayed Canada halting visa processing in Havana Cubans were dismayed on Thursday to learn Canada's embassy in Havana was no longer processing visa applications due to staffing cutbacks over unexplained health incidents among Canadian and U.S. diplo...
23:51, 05/09/2019

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson denied visa by Russian government for congressional trip Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Monday the Russian government has denied his request for a visa to visit the country as part of an upcoming bipartisan congressional delegation trip, as he ripped into...
01:51, 08/27/2019

Visa expands women’s soccer effort ahead of World Cup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women’s World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation an...
14:00, 05/30/2019

US Lawmakers Seek To Protect Work Visa Of Spouses Of H-1B Holders Two influential lawmakers from California have introduced a legislation in the US House of Representatives to protect work authorisation of H-4 visa workers, a significant number of whom are......
05:17, 05/30/2019

U.S. now requiring nearly all visa applicants to submit social media details The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers....
20:17, 06/01/2019

Chile offers 'democratic responsibility visa' to Venezuelan migrants Venezuelans seeking refuge in Chile can request a "democratic responsibility visa" at any Chilean consulate in the world, and not just in their homeland where the visa has been available until now, Ch...
01:51, 06/23/2019

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some l...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Stranded in Pakistan: why did the Home Office deny a baby a visa? Nina Saleh, a British resident for 20 years, travelled to Pakistan to adopt a baby and was then repeatedly denied a visa, leaving her trapped abroad for months on end. Plus: Zoe Williams on what her t...
07:17, 07/22/2019

U.S. man in same-sex marriage sues Japan government for long-term visa A U.S. man whose marriage to his Japanese husband is legally recognized in his country sued the Japanese government on Wednesday for the same right to stay that a heterosexual couple would get,......
17:51, 09/12/2019

Venezuelan migrants flood into Ecuador ahead of new visa restrictions More than 85,000 Venezuelan migrants crossed into Ecuador from Colombia in the last month, ahead of new visa restrictions from Quito that took effect on Monday, the Colombian government said....
23:51, 08/26/2019

"Daughter In Depression": Polish Woman In Plea To PM For Visa Renewal Polish national Marta Kotlarska, whose 11-year-old daughter Alicja Wanatko had written to PM Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for help in renewing visa, today tweeted the girl was......
20:34, 06/05/2019

US Work Visa Caps To Squeeze Businesses, Jobs: Nasscom  The United States' plans to cap H1-B work visas, used by Indian IT firms to send employees there, would imply a "further crunch" for businesses to access skilled workforce, industry lobby group......
16:00, 06/20/2019

Kuznetsova unable to defend Washington title over 'visa issues' "Svetlana Kuznetsova said on Thursday she will not be able to defend her title at next week\u0027s Citi Open in Washington, D.C. due to issues with obtaining a U.S. visa."...
18:00, 07/25/2019

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Nigerians involved in 'undermining democracy' The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it had imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians it said were involved in trying to undermine democracy in presidential and parliamentary elections this year....
23:34, 07/23/2019

US Ends Visa-Free Entry For Visitors To North Korea Washington on Monday revoked visa-free entry rights to the United States for foreigners who have visited North Korea in the past eight years, potentially dealing a new blow to the isolated country's.....
01:17, 08/07/2019

Sri Lanka gives free visa to boost tourism after bomb blasts COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka says it will give one-month free visa on arrival to visitors from nearly 50 countries in its latest effort to revive the island nation’s lucrative tourism industry...
11:51, 07/31/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and existing cryptocurrency exchanges, like the Winkle...
22:34, 06/18/2019

Visa CEO: Unlike PayPal and Square, we won't block gun purchases unless it becomes illegal "We shouldn't tell people they can't purchase a 32-ounce soda. We shouldn't tell people they can't buy reproductive drugs," Visa CEO Alfred Kelly said....
23:17, 08/07/2019

‘Persian wolf’ bodybuilder Hadi Choopan denied US visa Hadi Choopan, a 31-year-old bodybuilder from Iran has been blowing away competitors across the world, but will be unable to participate in the Mr. Olympia contest in Las Vegas next month because he ha...
13:17, 08/04/2019

Report: Bahamian Hurricane Evacuees Without a Visa Taken Off Ship On CBP Order A reporter estimated that hundreds of Bahamian hurricane evacuees were ordered to leave a ferry headed toward Florida on Sunday night because they did not have a visa, per a last-minute decision by U....
07:34, 09/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
23:17, 07/23/2019

Rubio, Scott ask Trump to waive visa requirements for Bahamians Florida Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott asked President Donald Trump on Wednesday to waive some visa requirements for citizens of the Bahamas, which was devastated by Hurricane Dorian. In a letter to...
09:51, 09/06/2019

Arecibo Observatory nets $19 million grant to search for dangerous asteroids NASA has ensured the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico can continue its search for near Earth objects (NEOs) that pose a threat to the planet with a $19 million grant. The fund was awarded to the Uni...
04:51, 08/31/2019

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY–The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democrati...
02:17, 06/13/2019

Exclusive: U.S. set to grant tentative approval to American, Qantas venture - sources The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter...
05:00, 06/03/2019

Benson Primary School awarded Kids Heart Challenge grant BENSON- The American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge awarded grants to more than 170 elementary schools across the country to encourage kids to be active. Benson Primary School was one ...
00:34, 09/07/2019

The motorsport legend who runs an MOT centre: Autocar meets Ronnie Grant Grant has run Clapham North MOT under the London railway arches since 1960 Ronnie Grant started racing aged 41 but soon made up for lost time, with John Barnard and Patrick Head as his tech crew and...
16:34, 06/16/2019

US will not grant temporary protected status to Bahamians who fled Hurricane Dorian WASHINGTON — The U.S. will not grant temporary protected status to people from the Bahamas displaced by Hurricane Dorian, an administration official told NBC News. The status would allow Bahamians to ...
05:34, 09/13/2019

Trump admin hopes to shift $1.9B in Pell Grant funds to NASA The Trump administration hopes to direct more than a billion dollars to NASA from a surplus in a federally funded college tuition program. The White House sent a budget amendment to Congress on Monday...
06:17, 05/14/2019

FIFA ramps up pressure on Iran to grant women access to matches FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ramped up the pressure on Iran to ensure local female football fans are allowed to attend men's World Cup qualifiers in the Islamic Republic later this year....
13:51, 06/21/2019

BART Officer Lied About Conduct During Arrest of Oscar Grant: Report According to documents released last week under a new California police transparency law, former BART police officer Anthony Pirone assaulted 22-yer-old Oscar Grant, called him the N-word, and lied ab...
21:17, 05/05/2019

Richard E. Grant to mentor a young drag queen in Fox's Everybody’s Talking About Jamie He didn’t win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Can You Ever Forgive Me?, but he did get to meet Barbra Streisand, so it’s safe to say the Richard E. Grant renaissance continues apace. Grant appeare...
00:17, 06/15/2019

Grant Haley making early case to be Giants’ nickel corner Our daily practice report from Giants training camp: Good Rookie CB Corey Ballentine came up with the play of the day, taking advantage of a miscommunication between QB Kyle Lauletta and WR Da’Mari Sc...
02:51, 07/28/2019

Venezuelans left stranded at Ecuador's border as visa rule comes into effect Ecuador's new visa restrictions left Venezuelans marooned at the border. Colombia's government criticized Quito's decision, saying it could boost human trafficking and put migrants at risk....
15:51, 08/29/2019

3 years later, Visa’s blockchain-powered payment network finally goes live Visa’s blockchain-powered B2B payments product has finally gone live after almost three years in the making. First made public in October 2016, the Visa B2B Connect network is being made available in ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Russian chess legend Anatoly Karpov unable to get U.S. visa, friend says Russian chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov has been unable for several months to obtain a visa to travel to the United States, his friend, the owner of a chess academy in New York who invited him to tea...
08:17, 08/22/2019

Visa expands women's soccer effort ahead of World Cup Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women's World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campa...
16:00, 05/30/2019

North Korea visitors no longer eligible for visa-free travel to U.S. Foreign passport holders who are eligible to visit the United States visa-free may no longer be able to do so under the United States' Visa Waiver Program....
21:17, 08/06/2019

Students caught in visa sting at fake university may sue U.S., court rules A federal appeals court said foreign-born students may sue the U.S. government over claims it wrongfully canceled their visas, following a sting where it set up a fake university to entrap corrupt vis...
09:00, 08/16/2019

EU accepts Visa, Mastercard offer to cut non-EU card fees to end antitrust probe The European Union said on Monday that it has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU ant...
12:34, 04/29/2019

Hundreds of Bahamian refugees kicked off US-bound ferry over visa confusion Viral video from the ferry Balearia in Freeport included an announcement that "passengers who don't have a U.S. visa, please proceed to disembark."        ...
21:34, 09/09/2019

Visa Delays at Backlogged Immigration Service Strand International Students The Citizenship and Immigration Services agency has increased processing times for applications from international students seeking summer jobs, leaving hundreds stranded....
22:00, 06/16/2019

US denies German-Iranian father visa needed to attend son's funeral The US consulate accused a German-Iranian father of using his late son's funeral as an excuse to migrate to the US. Seyed Shahram Iranbomy was denied the visa he needed to attend. He's lived in German...
02:51, 07/06/2019

Trump ‘Ordered’ U.S. Businesses to Cut Ties With China. Here’s the Obscure Federal Law That Might Grant Him the Authority (BIARRITZ, France) — President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted “order” to U.S. bu...
17:17, 08/26/2019

Policeman's charity inspiring youths away from crime awarded £30k grant from Standard A charity started by a Met police officer is one of 16 groups tackling youth violence funded by the third round of Save London Lives grants. David Cohen reports...
13:17, 07/26/2019

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture -sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in ...
21:00, 07/19/2019

United States, China Grant Trade Concessions As Fresh Talks Loom China's decision to exempt some US goods was a "big move" by Beijing and a positive gesture before trade negotiators from both countries meet in Washington, Donald Trump told reporters at the White......
07:51, 09/12/2019

Madhya Pradesh Budget Announces Cow Welfare Fund, Hikes Haj Panel Grant The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh Wednesday presented its maiden budget aiming to please various sections of society wherein it has proposed to allocate Rs 132 crore for the welfare of......
07:17, 07/11/2019

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the......
04:34, 07/11/2019

U.S. Officials Reportedly Denied Another Visa Holder Entry Based on a Message He Received A second U.S. visa holder was denied entry to the U.S. over a message he had received, TechCrunch reported Monday. After Customs and Border Protection officials detained and questioned him for more th...
15:34, 09/03/2019

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, ex...
01:51, 06/20/2019

Pompeo grants visa to Iran’s top diplomat to visit New York but limits his movements Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was given a visa to honor U.S. commitments to the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview....
04:51, 07/15/2019

Unborn Baby Dies While Mother Waits For Visa To Cross Border Into Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the border from Peru into Chile....
08:00, 07/14/2019

Accused Michigan spy Paul Whelan to lawyers: I used BorgWarner work visa to get into Russia BorgWarner helped Paul Whelan get into Russia by sponsoring a visa. He told his lawyers his arrest might be tied to politics involving U.S. sanctions.        ...
06:51, 05/11/2019

Richard Carapaz misses Tour of Britain after failing to receive visa in time • Giro d’Italia winner was set to race for Movistar• Eight-stage race begins on Saturday in GlasgowRichard Carapaz, the Giro d’Italia winner and future Team Ineos cyclist, has been forced to withdraw ...
17:34, 09/07/2019

Give illegal immigrants a 10-year visa ‘immediately,’ 2020 Dem Hickenlooper says: report The estimated 11 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. should be granted 10-year visas “immediately,” a Democrat seeking the party’s 2020 presidential nomination said Friday....
07:17, 06/22/2019

Denied H-1B Visa To Indian Techie, Silicon Valley Firm Sues US Government A Silicon Valley-based IT company has filed a lawsuit against the US government for denying the most sought-after H-1B visa to a highly qualified Indian professional, terming the renunciation......
07:34, 05/17/2019

Denied Visa Extension, Padma Shri Winner Says Will Return Award: Report External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report today after a German Padma Shri awardee threatened to return her award, reportedly over being denied visa extension....
18:51, 05/26/2019

"Build America" Visa Replaces Green Card In Trump's New US Entry Plan Donald Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa, as the US President unveiled a new merit and points-based immigration policy that seeks to increase the quota....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Trump Administration's Visa Delays Are Leaving International Students Stranded and Broke International students are begging their universities for a solution after increasing processing times for work visas through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have stalled internships and sum...
00:34, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture -sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in ...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Officer punched Oscar Grant and lied about facts in 2009 killing, records show A recently unsealed file noted how transit officer Anthony Pirone ‘started a cascade of events that led to the shooting’ of the unarmed black manA police officer involved in the 2009 killing of Oscar ...
06:34, 05/03/2019

Opinion: By appointing Grant Hill to board, NCAA continues to ignore appearance of conflict NCAA named Grant Hill one of five new independent directors to Board of Governors, but his role as a TV analyst raises possible conflict issues.        ...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Hugh Grant slams Boris Johnson in expletive-laden tweet over Parliament suspension British actor Hugh Grant went on a profanity-laced tirade Wednesday blasting Prime Minister Boris Johnson for suspending Parliament for over a month shortly before the United Kingdom's Brexit deadline...
03:51, 08/29/2019

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organization....
21:17, 06/12/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7,500,000 Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarette company Juul, calling the HBCU’s recent decision ...
09:17, 06/20/2019

Kanye West Launches Grant for Young Creatives, YEEZY Alum Named First Recipient Rapper and revisionist historian Kanye West has launched a grant for young creatives, providing financial assistance and mentorship to up-and-coming designers....
02:00, 06/02/2019

Beth Grant on "discovering" Mindy Kaling, working with Bryan Fuller, and getting murdered by Chucky While promoting her film Crazy Heart back in 2010, character actress Beth Grant stopped by The A.V. Club for a Random Roles interview where she talked about Rain Man, Speed, and Donnie Darko....
21:51, 06/19/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
01:34, 05/24/2019

Australia to Probe Casino Operator Crown's Chinese High Rollers, Visa Deals Australia will investigate allegations that some of casino company Crown Resorts’ business partners have organized-crime links, and that it obtained favorable visa treatment for wealthy Chinese gamble...
13:51, 07/30/2019

As Tensions Increase, Tourists Who Have Visited North Korea No Longer Qualify For Visa-Free Entry To U.S. Travelers who have visited North Korea at any point since March 1, 2011 no longer qualify for the U.S. Visa Waiver Program according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The change in policy comes a...
19:51, 08/06/2019

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, a vast ex...
02:00, 06/02/2019

Wimbledon 2019: Hugh Grant, Jude Law, Pixie Lott and Sir David Attenborough among A-listers in royal box for Federer vs Nadal clash A host of stars including Hugh Grant, Jude Law, Pixie Lott and Sir David Attenborough were out in force on day 11 of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships....
16:51, 07/12/2019

'King of Random' YouTube star Grant Thompson dies in paragliding accident Grant Thompson, the creator behind YouTube's popular "King of Random" channel, has died at age 38 following a paragliding accident in Utah.        ...
05:17, 07/31/2019

Tucson Police investigating shooting at Circle near Grant and Tucson TUCSON — Tucson police continue to investigate a shooting that happened Friday night, near Grant and Tucson. Police say officers responded to a call of a shooting at the Circle K near the inters...
03:51, 05/12/2019

Mother of 'El Chapo' granted a visa by U.S. to visit convicted son in prison, she says Mother of infamous drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says she was granted a visa by the U.S. Embassy in Mexico to visit her son in prison.        ...
02:17, 06/03/2019

Soccer: Visa partners with U.S. Soccer to boost women's program ahead of World Cup Visa on Thursday announced a "substantial investment" in the future of women's soccer as they agreed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, just eight days before the start of the wo...
17:00, 05/30/2019

'King of Random' YouTube star Grant Thompson dies in tragic paragliding accident "King of Random" YouTube star Grant Thompson died in a tragic paragliding accident in Utah. He was 38 years old.        ...
18:17, 07/31/2019

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,.....
17:34, 07/22/2019

Redmi Note 8 Series Coming to India in '8 Weeks': Xiaomi India Chief India head Manu Kumar Jain has confirmed that the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro will launch in India soon, after certifications and testing process is done....
18:51, 08/29/2019

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
11:34, 06/04/2019

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)....
14:34, 07/02/2019

India's RBI says foreign firms can process abroad, but must store data in India Foreign payment firms such as Mastercard and Visa can process transactions made in India outside of the country but the related data should be brought back for local storage within 24 hours, the Reser...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in east India Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in the eastern state of Odisha, a company spokesman said on Wednesday....
09:51, 07/24/2019

Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experience more economical and is targeting to provide its....
16:34, 05/16/2019

"Make In India, Start-Up India, Pakodas": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview last year to a news channel in which he had said that a person selling pakodas cannot be considered unemployed, was mocked by Congress President Rahul Gandhi,....
16:34, 05/09/2019

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make....
11:00, 06/22/2019

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
11:34, 06/04/2019

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
23:00, 06/05/2019

Hugh Grant reveals regret about acting career: 'I should've made interesting decisions' Hugh Grant said in a new interview that he wishes he'd "done different stuff" following the release of "Four Weddings and a Funeral" in 1994.        ...
23:51, 06/06/2019

"Don't Want New India, Give Us Old India": Ghulam Nabi Azad's Dig at BJP The mob killing of a man in Jharkhand found echo in parliament today as senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad took on the BJP over its "New India" claim....
15:34, 06/24/2019

India's new government signals Hindu and India-first goals India's newly sworn-in Prime Minister Narendra Modi named a Cabinet on Friday, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him ...
12:17, 05/31/2019

Hulu's 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' pales next to the Hugh Grant movie Compared with the 1994 rom-com, Hulu's"Four Weddings and a Funeral" is lackluster. The series doesn't live up to producer Mindy Kaling's potential.       ...
22:17, 07/30/2019

India vs Bangladesh, Preview: Bangladesh Face India In A Do-Or-Die Clash Bangladesh have seven points from seven matches and are currently fifth in the World Cup points table while India, with 11 points, are placed second after playing seven games....
13:51, 07/01/2019

More Than 1,000 Detained in Moscow Protest Thousands of demonstrators protested the exclusion of opposition candidates from Moscow government elections, a sign of growing public discontent as President Vladimir Putin’s approval ratings decline...
00:51, 07/28/2019

Red Sox not pursuing protest against Rays The Red Sox are not pursuing a protest of a game at Tampa Bay this week, when conflict developed after the Rays designated hitter was removed       ...
02:17, 07/27/2019

More than a thousand arrested at Moscow protest More than a thousand people have been arrested during an unauthorised demonstration in Moscow about the exclusion of opposition candidates from the city council election ballot....
03:17, 07/28/2019

Thousands protest in Islamabad over Kashmir There is real anger in Pakistan over Kashmir and it will be a momentous task keeping the calm over an issue which has fuelled passions here for so many decades....
22:51, 08/09/2019

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, and the movement shows little sign of abating. The pr...
13:17, 08/27/2019

Uber drivers protest ahead of IPO Drivers for Uber turned off their app to protest what they say are declining wages ahead of Uber’s initial public stock offering, expected to raise billions for the ride-hailing giant. (May 8) ...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Protest held against suspension of UK parliament People demonstrate at Parliament Square and outside Downing Street against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament.        ...
16:17, 08/29/2019

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cro...
11:17, 06/14/2019

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

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change...
08:51, 08/21/2019

Grubhub repays one eatery $10K over fee protest A riled-up New York restaurateur got a refund of more than $10,000 from Grubhub after he complained about five years’ worth of bogus fees for phone calls that had nothing to do with food orders, The P...
05:34, 06/25/2019

China Says Lodged 'Solemn' Protest With US Over Huawei China berated the United States for "bullying" Huawei on Thursday as Panasonic joined a parade of foreign companies reviewing their ties with the telecom giant....
02:51, 05/24/2019

Russian Police Arrest More Than 1,000 in Moscow Protest MOSCOW — Russian police cracked down fiercely Saturday on demonstrators in central Moscow, beating some people and arresting more than 1,000 who were protesting the exclusion of opposition candi...
00:17, 07/28/2019

Albanian opposition resume protest to oust PM Albanian opposition supporters rallied on Monday in their tenth national protest since February to pressure Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit over what they say is election fraud....
00:51, 07/09/2019

Colin Kaepernick recognizes protest anniversary Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick -- who became a lightning rod in 2016 when he refused to stand during the National Anthem to protest the police shootings of black men and other...
19:00, 08/15/2019

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games....
15:34, 07/24/2019

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extra...
13:34, 06/09/2019

Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000 MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakhstan’s interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearly 4,000 people. Erlan Turgumba...
10:51, 06/18/2019

Greenpeace North Sea oil rig protest prompts injunction Group says it will continue protest at company’s continued drilling despite climate crisisGreenpeace has been served with an injunction to prevent its climate protesters continuing their occupation of...
18:00, 06/11/2019

DW journalist briefly arrested at Moscow protest DW's Sergey Dik was detained while covering an opposition rally in Moscow, despite telling officers he was a journalist. When he presented his press accreddiation to police, he was told it was "some w...
01:51, 07/28/2019

Polish nationalists protest US over Holocaust claims WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Polish nationalists have marched to the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, protesting that the U.S. is putting pressure on Poland to compensate Jews whose families lost propert...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Three dead as Sudan police try to disperse protest A group of Sudanese doctors has said that security forces used live rounds on peaceful protesters. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President O...
10:00, 06/03/2019

'A new Hawaiian Renaissance': how a telescope protest became a movement Demonstrators opposed to the building of a telescope on Mauna Kea, the state’s highest peak, have forged a communityOn Hawaii’s Big Island, a protest against a $1.4bn observatory on Mauna Kea, a moun...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans being enacted this year in Midwestern and Southern...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Unsettling, but Mansion House was not a violent protest As I joined the 350 or so guests arriving at the Lord Mayor of London's residence, at the Mansion House last night, there was little inkling of the disruption that was to come....
15:51, 06/21/2019

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court has sentenced two Belarusian men to prison for organizing a 2017 stunt in which young adults stripped naked at Auschwitz and chained themselves together to the ...
13:51, 05/28/2019

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

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

Colombia: Thousands protest against activist slayings Across Colombia, protesters carried photos of murdered activists and signs reading: "No more bloodshed." Over 400 people have been killed in an alarming wave of violence since the 2016 peace deal was ...
11:17, 07/27/2019

12 arrested after protest at Pima County Jail TUCSON –Twelve protestors were arrested Wednesday night outside the Pima County Jail. Jail officials said they were protesting the arrest of Anthony Potter, who was arrested by University of Arizona P...
00:34, 08/16/2019

Donald Trump arrives in the UK to pomp and protest The US president has met with the British royal family, but exacerbated a feud with London's mayor after arriving in the UK. Donald Trump has been accused of "entirely unacceptable interference" for h...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Australia says diplomats should not undermine rights, after HK protest Foreign diplomats in Australia should respect the right to free speech and peaceful protest, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said, following tension between pro-Hong Kong and pro-Beijing protesters at a...
06:17, 07/27/2019

Paris hospital to file complaint after May Day protest Paris public hospitals' director says he is filing a police complaint after some protesters tried to force entry into a post-surgery ward as a May Day march passed near the building....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomous territory. She dons a helmet, goggles and respira...
03:51, 08/24/2019

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of ...
05:51, 06/11/2019

Russian police detain more than 500 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged fra...
01:17, 06/13/2019

Moscow police detain more than 800 at protest, monitor says Moscow police detained 600 people Saturday who are protesting the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates from the city council ballot, a monitoring group said...
02:17, 08/04/2019

Democrats protest Trump ahead of, and during, his NH rally While President Trump was inside New Hampshire’s largest arena on Thursday – holding his first campaign rally in this key general election battleground state since the eve of the 2016 election - outsi...
07:34, 08/16/2019

Russian opposition plans new protest despite over 1,000 arrests Russia's anti-Kremlin opposition said it was planning a nationwide protest next weekend despite police forcibly detaining over 1,000 people on Saturday for attending what they said was an illegal marc...
18:51, 08/04/2019

Trump protest to take place during Portsmouth D-Day service Anti-Trump activists are planning a demonstration during a service in Portsmouth honouring those who lost their lives fighting for their country on D-Day....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Moscow Police Arrest More Than 600 at Election Protest The protest in the center of Moscow unraveled into scuffles with riot police officers, in the latest in a series of street demonstrations as economic hardship has dented President Vladimir V. Putin’s ...
17:17, 07/27/2019

Thousands protest against cathedral in Russian city Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia’s fourth-largest city ahead of what’s expected to be a third consecutive day of protests against building a new cathedral...
22:34, 05/15/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer returns, Red Sox protest, Gallo out LEADING OFF: Scherzer returns to Washington rotation, Red Sox protest Tampa Bay's shifts, Texas slugger Gallo out       ...
09:17, 07/25/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Minist...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Xi Praises a Student Protest in China. From 100 Years Ago. The Chinese leader marked the historic May 4 protest against Western colonialism. But under his brand of authoritarianism, even a demonstration from a century ago is tricky....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Moscow: Thousands protest local election Tens of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of central Moscow to protest the upcoming city council ballot. Independent and opposition candidates have been barred from running....
22:00, 08/10/2019

| MIT professor quits in protest over lab links to Epstein The head of a research centre at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has said he will quit in protest after the revelation of financial ties between the institution and disgraced hedge fund mana...
14:51, 08/22/2019

Sudan protest group says 2 leaders arrested A Sudanese opposition group says two of its leaders have been arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that held mass marches this week...
18:00, 07/02/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition’s frustration shows The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo...
22:51, 05/04/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, state news agency SUNA and Sudan's main protest or...
00:34, 05/05/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
05:34, 05/05/2019

Bastille Day inspired French civil protest. Here's why. Bastille Day, marked on the 14th of July,celebrates the seizure of justice from tyrannical powers. Here's the run down on Bastille Day's history, and the resistance it inspired long after....
14:51, 07/13/2019

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

Romanians protest rape and killing of teen The Romanian government has promised a referendum on tougher punishment for rape and murder. The move came after mass demonstrations in Bucharest over the slow response to the killing of a teenager....
14:51, 07/28/2019

| Palestinians protest, strike over US peace plan Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated throughout the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip against the launch of the US administration's Middle East peace plan....
07:51, 06/26/2019

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the telescope will desecrate sacred land. Supporters s...
14:34, 07/16/2019

Hawaiians protest giant telescope build Demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope. Scientists hope the telescope will help answer questions about the universe, but ...
06:17, 07/16/2019

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities on Friday, as women across the......
04:51, 06/15/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
04:17, 05/23/2019

Being hit and nearly run over made me risk arrest to protest Brexit Ana Telma Rocha became an instant social media sensation when she interrupted a Sky News reporter covering protests against the suspension of parliament to express how she felt about Brexit....
03:51, 09/01/2019

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in sub...
05:17, 07/15/2019

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorities to meet protesters' demands....
04:17, 08/10/2019

NKorea fires 2 missiles into sea in likely protest of drills South Korea says North Korea has fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in another likely protest of U.S. and South Korea’s joint military exercises...
16:00, 08/10/2019

Few demonstrators turn up for Zimbabwe protest in Bulawayo Few people have turned up for an opposition protest in Zimbabwe’s second city as armed police maintained heavy presence on the streets and at a courthouse where the opposition is pressing to be allowe...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful HK protest Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrations have become a ...
19:17, 08/18/2019

Trump to Be Greeted by Pomp and Protest on U.K. Visit President Trump’s arrival in Britain for a state visit this week is expected to lay bare some of the uncertainties surrounding both Brexit and the U.K.’s security relations with the U.S....
14:17, 06/02/2019

Russian police detain more than 400 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged fra...
18:17, 06/12/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change announced the event on Twitter, saying they've ...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists...
23:51, 08/18/2019

Uber drivers plan protest over pay ahead of IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in six U.S. cities are planning to shut their apps for 12 hours on May 8 to protest against low wages and working conditions, two days ahead of the company's expected m...
00:34, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Trump’s UK opponents set to protest over visit LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 8:35 a.m. As Prime Minister Theresa May meets President Donald Trump in Downing St., leaders of Britain...
10:34, 06/04/2019

Nearly 1,400 detained in Moscow protest; largest in decade Police violently dispersed thousands of people who thronged the streets on Saturday to protest authorities for disqualifying independent candidates for the Moscow city council....
18:17, 07/28/2019

Chinatown residents protest ‘tin can’ sculpture following Dog-Man fiasco Chinatown residents want to kick the city’s $1 million “tin can” art installation far down the road. A year after community barking killed a city-installed “Dog-Man” statue, officials are floating ano...
00:34, 07/21/2019

Pensioners to protest against loss of free TV licence Pensioners across the country are planning to march on their local BBC offices later in protest against the corporation's plans to axe free TV licences for the over-75s....
03:34, 06/21/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A Nicaraguan-American man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government has been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison offici...
07:17, 05/17/2019

Bulgarian journalists protest over freedom of speech Dozens of journalists at the state-run Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) staged a protest on Friday in support of media freedom after a colleague known for her coverage of the country's graft-prone judic...
17:00, 09/13/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters ...
16:34, 05/21/2019

Hundreds protest Louisiana’s passage of ‘heartbeat’ bill BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators filed into the Louisiana State Capitol a day after lawmakers passed a strict new abortion ban that Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into la...
05:34, 05/31/2019

A Protest Dance of Everyday Moves and Volunteer Nudes Mia Habib’s work uses walking and running — and ordinary people — to ask the question: What is the power of bodies meeting together in a public space?...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Thousands protest against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown Crowds march, wave banners and chant ‘stop the coup’ in cities across UKProrogation protests across the UK – latest updatesTens of thousands of demonstrators are taking to the streets across Britain a...
16:17, 08/31/2019

The Latest: Iran hard-liners protest Abe’s mediation with US DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Iran’s semi-official news agency is reporting t...
15:17, 06/12/2019

Thousands protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to protest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament earlier in the week....
21:17, 08/31/2019

Dismantling of gothic bridge met with protest and dismay in Belgium After years of argument workers have begun taking apart Tournai’s Bridge of HolesThe dismantling of Tournai’s gothic Bridge of Holes to make room for larger boats down the Scheldt river has been met w...
14:51, 08/02/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prab...
19:51, 05/21/2019

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not do ...
12:51, 07/07/2019

Anti-ICE protest in Portland leads to at least a dozen arrests At least a dozen anti-ICE protesters were arrested in Portland, Ore., on Friday after blocking a driveway to the local office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
19:17, 08/03/2019

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest outside UN in New York Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg has taken part in her first demonstration on US soil after arriving by zero-carbon yacht. She joined hundreds of other teenagers protesting outside the U...
18:17, 08/31/2019

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online campaign in a case that has left Myanmar society reel...
17:00, 07/07/2019

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military crackdown that left six civilians dead last year....
21:17, 08/03/2019

| Russian police detain hundreds at Moscow protest Russian police have detained hundreds of people attending a protest in the country's capital, Moscow, to demand free elections, according to a monitoring group....
20:51, 08/03/2019

200 arrests at Moscow protest against falsified police cases Russian authorities say that more than 200 people have been reported arrested in a large unauthorized protest against falsified police cases, sparked by the recent arrest of a prominent reporter on dr...
15:17, 06/12/2019

Thousands protest against Trump in London but fewer than last year Thousands of people protested in central London on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's pomp-laden state visit to Britain, but numbers were well down on the tens of thousands who gathered to ...
15:34, 06/04/2019

European band pulls out of Lebanon festival in protest European rock band Within Temptation says it is cancelling its concert at a Lebanese music festival in solidarity with a local group whose show was pulled from the program under pressure from Christia...
15:17, 08/04/2019

Thousands protest Trump's UK state visit Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump's U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London's government district while the president met Prime Minister Theresa...
16:51, 06/04/2019

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
09:51, 06/21/2019

Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle’s delivery WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean Doolittle. Cubs manager Joe Maddon made the announcement before Sunday night’...
02:51, 05/20/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chanted “My body, my choice!” and “vot...
02:51, 05/20/2019

100-plus rally in protest of fatal Oklahoma police shooting EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — More than 100 people marched in the rain to protest the fatal shooting of a naked, unarmed teenager by police in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. The group marched about a half...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Walmart employees stage a walkout to protest gun sales White-collar employees in California and Oregon say they want the retailer to stop selling firearms and ammunition, after a mass shooting in an El Paso store left 22 people dead....
02:17, 08/08/2019

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters ...
15:34, 06/05/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:51, 06/05/2019

Israelis of Ethiopian descent protest over police shooting Thousands of Israelis of Ethiopian descent and their supporters staged sit-down protests at major road junctions throughout the country on Tuesday after a member of the immigrant community was shot de...
19:17, 07/02/2019

Joe Maddon’s delivery protest draws ire of Nationals’ closer WASHINGTON — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle’s delivery in the ninth inning Saturday night and ...
11:51, 05/19/2019

Pro-lifers broadcast ultrasound during Times Square protest About 400 pro-lifers took to Times Square Saturday afternoon in a protest that included a 4D ultrasound broadcast on a big screen in the heart of the tourist hub. “Alive from New York,” organized by t...
06:17, 05/05/2019

Prominent Russian Activist Hospitalized After More Than 1,000 Arrested in Protest Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was transferred to a hospital from jail, where he was being held for calling for unauthorized protests the day before that led to a police crackdown ...
03:51, 07/29/2019

Dozens protest Pence at Taylor University commencement UPLAND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before ...
00:17, 05/19/2019

Thousands protest in Indian Kashmir over new status despite clampdown Indian police used tear gas and pellets to fight back at least 10,000 people protesting Delhi's withdrawal of special rights for Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state in its main city of Srinagar on...
23:17, 08/09/2019

Iranian paper says journalist, activists detained at protest An Iranian newspaper says one of its reporters was detained by police alongside dozens of labor activists while she was covering a protest earlier this week marking International Workers’ Day...
12:17, 05/04/2019

Walmart employees are staging a walkout to protest gun sales White-collar employees in California and Oregon say they want the retailer to stop selling firearms and ammunition, after a mass shooting in an El Paso store left 22 people dead....
00:51, 08/08/2019