TECHS-NEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Day 23:15, 2019-06-14

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand

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

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand

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De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The Post they received calls from both the Mayor’s Of...
15:30, 2019-06-19

Gas explosion in New Zealand's Christchurch injures several people New Zealand emergency services evacuated residents near what they said was a suspected gas explosion in the South Island city of Christchurch on Friday that left a house on fire and several people injured....
02:30, 2019-07-19

New Zealand Man Gets 21 Months for Sharing Video of Christchurch Attacks Philip Arps, who owns an insulation company that uses white supremacist symbols, also sent a copy of the video to be doctored to look like a first-person-shooter video game....
11:15, 2019-06-18

New Zealand's first buyback event since Christchurch collects 224 guns Police in New Zealand said 224 banned firearms were turned over in the country's first buyback event since a gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch....
23:30, 2019-07-14

New Zealand begins first round of gun buybacks after Christchurch attack Government has set aside more than NZ$200m to remove military-style firearms from circulationDozens of Christchurch gun owners have handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-...
09:15, 2019-07-13

Gun megastore plan in New Zealand's Christchurch sparks backlash: media New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused concern with plans for a mega store in the South Island city, media said on Wednesday....
06:15, 2019-07-17

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque suspect with terrorism The Australian man accused of shooting 51 people dead in attacks at two New Zealand mosques has been charged with engaging in a terrorist act, police said Tuesday....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Christchurch Victims Say New Zealand Has Fallen Short of Lofty Promises The government’s swift response to the massacre drew global praise. It also raised expectations among the victims that they say are now evaporating in the face of bureaucracy....
21:15, 2019-06-20

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
14:30, 2019-07-22

UN chief praises New Zealand premier’s ‘admirable’ response to Christchurch attacks Speaking to media in the New Zealand capital Auckland on Sunday, alongside New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his solidarity with the victims and families of the March Christchurch mosque attacks, which killed 51 people, and praised Ms. Ardern’...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty to all charges in New Zealand court An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year....
06:15, 2019-06-14

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch shootings. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. ...
04:45, 2019-07-14

Experience: I tunnelled under the Berlin Wall My real fear was the border guards and Stasi, who were listening for movement beneath the ground and digging their own tunnels to intercept oursIn 1961, I was 21 and studying civil engineering in East Germany. I was desperate to escape to the west; the Berlin Wall, which started going up in August 1...
14:45, 2019-07-12

Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg As the 30th anniversary of its fall approaches, a cycle ride along the route of the Berlin Wall reveals a once-divided city now open and welcomingIt makes for delightful cycling: dappled sunshine, a smooth path, birds in the trees. The only clue that this isn’t just any woodland trail is the height ...
13:30, 2019-06-15

Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin Wall Huawei's Ken Hu called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold War.Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-24

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union Berlin are proof that there is another way, writes DW's Matt Ford....
11:45, 2019-05-29

Genoa blasts away remnants of tragic motorway bridge Italian engineers on Friday blew up the looming remnants of a motorway viaduct in the northern city of Genoa whose collapse last August killed 43 people....
14:30, 2019-06-28

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
16:45, 2019-07-15

New Jersey pizza chain wants to sell you sad crust remnants I don’t really want to tell you about what rolled into my Twitter feed Wednesday afternoon because, why spread negativity? But when I shared it with my hometown friend Mike, he called it “criminal,” while our other pal Angelo exclaimed, “God help us.” These two are bonafide New Jersey pizzamen — the...
20:45, 2019-07-11

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Iraqi troops moves to smash last remnants of Islamic State A military operation is underway to clear out the last traces of the Islamic State from Iraq. Iraq’s military said Saturday its troops launched an operation aimed at eliminating the terror group in areas around Baghdad. It was the second phase of an operation dubbed “Will to Victory,” which started ...
01:15, 2019-07-21

Wall St Week Ahead-Halfway through 2019, tech leads on Wall Street Technology stocks are Wall Street's top performers as 2019 hits half-way, with investors betting on lower interest rates, although Apple and chipmakers face turbulence related to the U.S.-China trade war....
22:00, 2019-06-28

Wall-to-wall Europe: the continent's manmade barriers – in pictures As barriers continue to rise up all over Europe, a new documentary photography exhibition investigates walls, fences and defence lines and the dramas on either side of them• Walls of Power: Man-made Barriers Throughout Europe is at Les Rencontres d’Arles, France, from 1 July to 25 August, 2019 Conti...
08:15, 2019-07-16

War and peas: meet the chefs working together across the divide Six cooks from different sides of long-running conflicts share how they came to work side by sideJalil Dabit At the age of 12 I started my mornings with a strong coffee at my father’s restaurant. It was decided that if I was old enough to open the place up at 5am, I was old enough to drink with him....
15:30, 2019-07-08

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
20:30, 2019-06-13

Regional divide opens up in sports betting legislation CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — A review of sports betting legislation by The Associated Press shows a regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their gambling options. By year’s end, legalization is possible in a dozen states in the Northeast and Midwest. But most states in the D...
15:45, 2019-06-23

Cody Johnson bridges Texas-Nashville divide Texas country singer Cody Johnson signed a major label deal after a decade as a successful independent artist and said he wants to bridge the musical divide between Nashville and Texas. (July 1)        ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

Arguments Over Rape And Incest Divide Abortion Opponents (AP)– Even as the anti-abortion movement celebrates the sweeping bans passed in several states, it’s divided by a widening rift over whether those prohibitions should apply to victims of rape and incest. The debate pits those who believe any abortion is immoral against those who worry th...
13:45, 2019-05-24

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will be sending 29 MEPs to Brussels as, having come out ...
00:00, 2019-05-29

Under Modi, the Hindu-Muslim divide worsens in India NAYABANS, India — Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths and people from either faith chatted when they frequented each other’s shops and went to festivals together. Such interactions no longer happe...
21:00, 2019-05-21

Pelosi-Nadler alliance strained by impeachment divide Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, two longtime allies, are clashing over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump — a sign of how toxic the split over Trump has become for House Democrats.Nadler has twice urged Pelosi in private t...
14:45, 2019-06-11

As 'superstar' cities keep winning, worrisome U.S. divide widens In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and spent $600 million on a new convention center....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Could the Christchurch Attacks Have Been Prevented? Australia and New Zealand appear to have paid little attention to the threat from far-right extremism as their security services focused overwhelmingly on the dangers of Islamist terrorism....
21:45, 2019-06-18

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of full fiber broadband by 2025....
23:15, 2019-06-16

Intel briefings do little to calm partisan divide on confronting Iran DIVIDED WE STAND: There was little evidence that any minds were changed by yesterday’s closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan laid out the intelligence that prompted the United States to dispatch more ships and bom...
00:30, 2019-05-23

UN expert warns of ‘climate apartheid’ which will divide rich and poor A United Nations Human Rights Council report has warned that a potential "climate apartheid" could fracture the global population, splitting the planet between the wealthy and the rest of the world who will be "left to suffer."...
22:15, 2019-06-27

'The Lion King' sinks its teeth into critic-audience divide As "The Lion King" counts up receipts from a big opening weekend while still licking its wounds from negative reviews, you can almost hear the familiar murmurs -- that critics are "out of step" with the audiences they profess to serve....
16:00, 2019-07-22

Navy SEAL trial exposes divide in normally secretive force SAN DIEGO (AP) — No matter the outcome, the murder trial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher accused of killing a wounded Islamic State captive and shooting civilians in Iraq in 2017 has provided a rare view into the insular Navy SEAL community and likely will have a long-term impact on one...
19:45, 2019-06-30

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
09:45, 2019-06-02

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
10:15, 2019-06-02

Early EU elections results reflect U.K.’s deep divide over Brexit The tally from northeast England, the first of the U.K.'s 12 regions to report, gave the Brexit Party, launched just weeks ago, 39 per cent of the vote....
03:15, 2019-05-27

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings...
09:45, 2019-05-29

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates to Christchurch victims The 17-year-old who went viral cracking an egg over a politician's head was given thousands by the public to cover his legal fees and allow him to "buy more eggs." He has donated the money to victims of a mosque attack....
11:45, 2019-05-29

Mothers rally as Hong Kong’s divide shows no sign of closing Hong Kong’s political divisions show no sign of closing as students rebuffed an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rallied in support of young protesters...
09:15, 2019-07-06

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 candidates on stage who supported getting rid of priva...
20:30, 2019-06-27

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than anything else....
01:30, 2019-06-12

In an Indian village, Muslims talk of leaving as divide with Hindus widens Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths, and people from either faith chatted when they frequented each other's shops and went to festivals together....
14:32, 2019-05-21

| After Christchurch, US mosques bulk up security during Ramadan Mohamed Bahi's computer mouse on the screen jumped from one room to the other. It was one day until the start of Ramadan, and he was finalising the new security equipment at the Brooklyn mosque where he expected 200 to 300 attendees every night during the month....
10:45, 2019-05-25

Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: 'I've no idea what his name is' On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her city’s resilience in aftermath of mosque attacksThe mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootings in the city, in a decision that she says is echoed by her community and is a crucial part of reco...
16:45, 2019-07-08

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spreading online....
03:15, 2019-06-14

Karl Rove: Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide' Republican strategist Karl Rove ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's for his position on reparations and his relation that he and his wife descended from slave owners....
09:15, 2019-07-16

Family feuds and social media spats: Hong Kong's generational divide Young people in Hong Kong today feel priced out of the city. Their parents' generation grew up in a relative land of opportunity. That goes a long way to explaining the political divide....
08:15, 2019-07-10

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans of going to a party, and comments on how another male student is an “asshole.” On most American shows, this would be tame. In Jordan, it’s a situation....
22:30, 2019-07-10

Dennis Kucinich says Harris-Biden exchange bad for Democrats: 'You divide, Trump conquers' The decision by Sen. Kamala Harris to attack former Vice President Joe Biden over school busing during Thursday's Democratic Party debate could hurt the party heading into 2020, according to Dennis Kucinich....
06:00, 2019-06-29

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been paid out to survivors by local victims' funds so far....
19:00, 2019-06-28

New Zealanders turn over guns after Christchurch mosque killings The first of more than 250 planned gun collections across New Zealand has been held in Christchurch. The buyback scheme was introduced after March mosque attacks in which 51 Muslim worshippers were killed....
11:15, 2019-07-13

Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the country....
15:45, 2019-05-21

| Anger as Christchurch mosque accused pleads not guilty The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March smiled as his lawyers entered not guilty pleas to multiple murder and terrorism charges....
18:15, 2019-06-14

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
14:45, 2019-05-29

| Facebook says first-person Christchurch video foiled AI system Facebook said it struggled to identify the video of the New Zealand mosque shootings because of the use of a head-mounted camera by the gunman, which made it harder for its systems to automatically detect the nature of the video....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Plan to open gun megastore in Christchurch prompts concern Gun City, which sold weapons to man accused of mosque attack, plans new outletThe New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has sparked concern with plans for a megastore in the South Island...
14:45, 2019-07-17

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Republicans that Democrats are running roughshod over the bipartisan tradition of defense funding. The fu...
13:45, 2019-06-05

Christchurch survivors angry after shooting suspect pleads not guilty Victims' families were indignant after the man accused of attacking people at two Christchurch mosques pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism and 51 murders. Silent during the hearing, his smirks angered survivors....
10:30, 2019-06-14

Christchurch neo-Nazi jailed for sharing mosque murder video The owner of a "Nazi-themed" insulation company in Christchurch, New Zealand has been jailed for distributing the video of a deadly shooting spree committed at two mosques. He reportedly said the video was "awesome."...
14:30, 2019-06-18

Alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism The Muslim-hating white supremacist behind February’s deadly shooting rampage in two New Zealand mosques was formally charged with terrorism early Tuesday. Brenton Tarrant, who allegedly massacred 51 people in a partially livestreamed rampage, was hit with the terror charge more than two month...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Accused To Hear New Charges In Court Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
10:15, 2019-06-13

Christchurch Attacker Brenton Tarrant Charged With Terrorism: Police The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks was formally charged with terrorism for the first time on Tuesday, New Zealand police said....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Christchurch massacre: Brenton Tarrant pleads not guilty to all charges Trial to be held in May 2020 for Australian man who faces 51 murder charges, 40 of attempted murder and one terrorism chargeAustralian Brenton Tarrant has pleaded not guilty to all charges in relation to the Christchurch mosque shootings.Tarrant, 28, is facing 51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted m...
00:45, 2019-06-14

Man who shared video of Christchurch shooting sentenced to 21 months in prison Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gunman on March 15 as he began killing 51 people at two mosques....
07:15, 2019-06-18

Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Jesse Watters: Flag protesters like 'bitter' Kaepernick want 'to divide the country and make everybody else feel miserable' Ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's reported objection to Nike's Betsy Ross-themed sneakers is the latest disturbing expression of anti-American sentiment, according to Jesse Watters....
03:45, 2019-07-03

A Man Who Shared Video of the Christchurch Mosque Shooting Has Been Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a ...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Twitch Sues To Identify People Who Uploaded Christchurch Shooting Video The popular livestream website Twitch is suing anonymous users to find out the identities of 100 people who recently violated its terms of service by uploading content including the deadly Christchurch terrorist shooting and hardcore pornography.Read more......
04:45, 2019-06-18

Christchurch mosque killer’s theories seeping into mainstream, report warns Call to tackle extreme white nationalist ideas propagating hatred and violence gaining traction on social mediaThe extreme rightwing ideology that inspired the Christchurch mosque killer has been promoted so effectively by the far right that it has entered mainstream political discourse, new analysi...
13:00, 2019-07-07

Facebook Tightens Live-Stream Rules in Response to the Christchurch Massacre Facebook is tightening restrictions on its live-streaming feature in the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, as world leaders prepare to meet for a summit aimed at curbing online terror. The social media giant said it is introducing a “one-strike” policy, whi...
17:00, 2019-05-21

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of Christchurch....
04:45, 2019-06-20

What does Berlin have that NYC doesn't? The legendary image of Berlin as a free-spirited domain where underground culture thrives has attracted a great number of expats. But some New Yorkers are coming to the city to find another type of freedom....
22:45, 2019-06-13

'Egg Boy' donates $70G to Christchurch mosque massacre victims after stunt went viral and landed him in trouble The Australian teenager who famously cracked an egg on a far-right politician after his remarks on the Christchurch, New Zealand massacre has donated nearly $70,000 to victims of the horrific mosque shootings....
13:30, 2019-05-29

Justice committee will expunge Christchurch shooter’s words after Tory MP read them into record The vote to expunge the words of the Christchurch shooter came after Conservative MP Michael Cooper read them into the record while attacking a Muslim witness....
10:45, 2019-06-05

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15 March....
18:15, 2019-05-21

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to their benefit, and taking active measures to boost...
19:15, 2019-05-21

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and a public holiday dedicated to women....
13:00, 2019-06-19

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
17:45, 2019-07-03

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
10:15, 2019-06-15

Travelers get used to unfinished Berlin airport Having seen numerous delays, Berlin's new airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. But even that deadline is now being questioned. Travelers are not overly concerned, though, as Hardy Graupner found out....
19:30, 2019-06-03

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
03:45, 2019-06-03

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures soar....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his business thrive....
13:30, 2019-06-06

Techno in Berlin: After the hype, the downfall? Berlin is considered the mecca of free, untamed techno. But for how long? The clubs are taking a beating from big investors, gentrification and techno tourists. Politicians appear powerless to stop it....
22:45, 2019-07-01

Berlin to freeze rents for five years Renters are increasingly unable to afford housing in Berlin. An influential property-owners' association has called for landlords to raise rents before the bill can go into effect....
20:00, 2019-06-18

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press.” The statement came Wednesda...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
10:15, 2019-06-15

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major powers....
03:15, 2019-06-06

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
22:30, 2019-05-21

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

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
10:15, 2019-07-05

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin held on to secure a 0-0 draw in the second leg, a result that saw them promoted on away goals....
23:15, 2019-05-27

Berlin's Club der Visionäre 'burned down almost completely' Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
16:45, 2019-06-15

Buemi beats Vandoorne to pole in Berlin "Nissan e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi took pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s race in Berlin ahead of fellow ex-Formula 1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne."...
12:45, 2019-05-25

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
22:45, 2019-07-01

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 deals with Tehran....
23:45, 2019-07-06

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's hoped Pollesch will end years of turbulence at the theater....
14:45, 2019-06-12

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
02:30, 2019-06-29

Feast for the eyes: Food photography on show in Berlin Featuring works from Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin and many more, a new exhibition at C/O Berlin, "Food for the Eyes. The Story of Food in Photography," celebrates the idea that we are what we eat....
18:01, 2019-06-07

Max Mara showcases Bowie-inspired collection in Berlin Neues museum catwalk show also paid homage to Marlene Dietrich’s gender fluidity Women over 40, once invisible in the fashion world, are taking centre stage. The German singer Ute Lemper, 55, and the model and ocean conservation activist Carolyn Murphy, 44, were the stars of a Max Mara catwalk show...
17:45, 2019-06-04

Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga, Stuttgart relegated "Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time after a 0-0 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the second leg of their relegation/promotion playoff on Monday gave them an away-goals victory after the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate."...
00:15, 2019-05-28

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
01:45, 2019-06-15

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
17:15, 2019-07-04

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadium experience....
00:01, 2019-05-23

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."...
03:45, 2019-06-03

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin. Police in the German capital of Berlin kept the competing protests on Saturday apart. The annual al-Quds — Arabic for Jerusalem — ...
18:15, 2019-06-01

BJP Creating Divide Between Bengalis And Non-Bengalis: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of trying to create a divide between Bengalis and non-Bengalis in the state, urging people to raise their......
17:15, 2019-05-30

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on Thursday, rekindling concerns about her health....
12:15, 2019-06-28

Union Berlin set to give Bundesliga fans a new and unique experience Union Berlin have won promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time. In an era of rampant commercialism, they're looking forward to the chance to give fans in the top flight a different stadium experience....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin has secured promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a scoreless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second leg of their playoff. The Köpenick-based club, which finished third in the second division, defended for almost the whole game on Monday, and progresses to t...
00:00, 2019-05-28

Germany hosts Latin America and Caribbean conference in Berlin More than 20 foreign ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean have converged on Berlin, albeit without Venezuelan representation. Germany is trying to revitalize lagging diplomatic and trade ties with the region....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
00:00, 2019-06-01

Hong Kong Is a Rebel Enclave in a Sea of Totalitarianism. Welcome to the New West Berlin President Donald Trump has never been afraid to stir up a tempest, which is why he has already indicated that this weekend he will be discussing the political crisis gripping Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Jun declared the topic off the ta...
19:15, 2019-06-28

Vandoorne: HWA FE Berlin form against leading rivals good reference HWA's Stoffel Vandoorne says his performance against leading ABB FIA Formula E teams in last weekend's Berlin E-Prix provided a good "reference" for his squad...
17:30, 2019-05-27

Germany's biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn that money for renovations could be spent elsewhere....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Union Berlin reach Bundesliga for first time as Stuttgart relegated Union 0-0 Stuttgart (agg: 2-2, Union win on away goals)Relegation play-off prompts joy for fans in BerlinUnion Berlin players were hoisted high and carried around their stadium after securing promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time on Monday.A goalless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second ...
11:00, 2019-05-28

Germany’s love of fast cars runs into the barricades in Berlin New road that requires demolition of homes and cultural spaces stirs fury in country where Greens recently surged in pollsThe cement mixer, decorated with disco ball glass, shimmered in the late afternoon sunlight, rotating gently as ravers danced at the foot of a Berlin bridge. Almost a thousand pe...
15:45, 2019-06-02

Berlin's Alexander Haus regains its soul after painstaking restoration Lakeside house where a Jewish family lived before fleeing the Nazis spans a century of German historyElsie Alexander called it her “soul place”, the lakeside house on the outskirts of Berlin where her family had spent long happy summers before they were forced to flee the Nazis.Eighty-three years on...
21:45, 2019-06-16

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for the first time ever would do them justice, argues DW’s Felix Tamsut....
00:30, 2019-05-24

Rental bikes or e-scooters: Who will win Berlin's urban mobility battle? The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started....
13:45, 2019-07-17

Lucas di Grassi: Berlin Formula E schedule will create "a big mess" Lucas di Grassi says the unusual timetable at ABB FIA Formula E's race in Berlin this weekend is "a big mess" that could "severely" hinder the championship leaders in qualifying...
17:45, 2019-05-24

Berlin's Asian food hub implicated in human trafficking network German police have identified a popular Asian food market in Berlin as an important waystation in a global human trafficking network, Berlin media has reported. Many of the trafficking victims are minors....
12:45, 2019-06-23

Vienna’s euro-a-day public transport model could waltz into Berlin Mayor of German capital considering €365 annual ticket to reduce traffic and pollutionBerliners could pay as little as €1 a day to use public transport for a year under plans to wean the German capital off its cars and reduce air pollution, its mayor has announced.“Step by step I want to follow the ...
23:15, 2019-07-09

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

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his parents....
06:45, 2019-06-10

David Chipperfield's Berlin temple: 'Like ascending to the realm of the gods' James Simon Gallery, BerlinTwenty years in the making, this dazzling synthesis of the classical and modern takes Museum Island to new heightsFriedrich Wilhelm IV described his vision for Berlin’s Museum Island as a “cultural acropolis”; a sacred sanctuary for the arts and sciences that would cement ...
08:15, 2019-07-08

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
12:00, 2019-06-12

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situation was safe later on Monday....
14:30, 2019-07-22

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
19:45, 2019-06-12

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart. The pair of away goals gives the underdogs a slight advantage....
00:30, 2019-05-24

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel, 64, folded her arms across her chest while her body trembled for around two minutes as she stood alongside President Frank-Walter...
22:45, 2019-06-27

How a company in Berlin is turning coffee grounds into recycled reusable cups Kaffeeform is a Berlin-based start-up that uses coffee grounds to create reusable coffee cups. The 100% biodegradable, reusable cups are used in coffee shops and restaurants around the city. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. Kaffeeform, a Berlin-based start-up, has been creating coffee cups from...
04:15, 2019-06-18

Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro | Yanis Varoufakis The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of roadChristine Lagarde was a key member of the infamous troika – Greece’s official creditors – who crushed our people’s resistance to perpetual debt bondage. The other key ...
04:00, 2019-07-16

Berlin buys 670 flats on Karl-Marx-Allee from private owner Move to renationalise buildings follows protests over rising property prices in the cityThe state of Berlin has bought back 670 apartments on the historic Karl-Marx-Allee from a private owner after decades of property privatisation in the German capital.A 1950s prestige project for socialist East Ge...
18:30, 2019-07-16

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
21:30, 2019-06-14

Motor racing: Di Grassi wins Berlin Formula E round for Audi Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi gave Audi a home win in Formula E's Berlin ePrix on Saturday, his second victory of the season, to put the heat on championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne, who finished third....
16:30, 2019-05-25

Berlin Formula E: Title-chasing Lotterer tops practice from Mortara DS Techeeatah driver Andre Lotterer set the fastest time across the two practice sessions for the 2019 ABB FIA Formula E race in Berlin, ahead of Edoardo Mortara...
21:15, 2019-05-24

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect citizens abroad....
07:30, 2019-07-12

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music world....
18:15, 2019-06-04

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
16:45, 2019-06-12

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support for Jews and Israel....
23:15, 2019-06-01

Formula E: Lucas di Grassi Wins Berlin e-Prix; Single Point For Mahindra Audi Abt's Lucas di Grassi was crowned the winner of the 2019 Formula E Berlin e-Prix, his second win of the season. The driver took moved into the lead quite early in the race and retained the......
18:15, 2019-05-26

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Merkel’s whole body visibly shook and she pursed her lips as she t...
20:00, 2019-06-18

Donors gave 'Egg Boy' $70K to pay his legal fees. He says he's giving it to Christchurch shooting victims The Australian teen known as "Egg Boy" donated funds raised for his legal fees to victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand.        ...
12:15, 2019-05-29

Anti-Israel demonstration in Berlin stokes anti-Semitism fears Anti-Israel protesters have gathered in the German capital for a controversial rally. They will face off with counterdemonstrators concerned about growing anti-Semitism in Germany....
13:45, 2019-06-01

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
20:30, 2019-05-29

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
14:45, 2019-05-26

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.'s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam....
22:30, 2019-06-07

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
04:30, 2019-07-06

Rajyavardhan Rathore Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore is one of the most prominent exclusions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which has a mix of old and new faces....
17:15, 2019-05-30

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:45, 2019-05-30

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men on the town’s council voted this week to pass legi...
01:00, 2019-06-15

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
22:45, 2019-05-28

Mauritania’s constitutional council confirms new president NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) —   Mauritania’s constitutional council has confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country’s president-elect. The council announced Monday that Ould Ghazouania had been elected to a five-year term. He is to be inaugurated on August 1. Ould Ghazouani, 62, a re...
17:30, 2019-07-01

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kremlin?...
19:45, 2019-06-27

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the International Committee of the Red Cross....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
05:45, 2019-06-11

City Council Member Dies In Motorcycle Crash CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/WLWT) – A northern Kentucky city council member has died following a crash. Councilman Rob Honaker of Wilder died on Saturday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident. WLWT reports that he had recently purchased the bike he was riding and died within blocks ...
07:15, 2019-06-10

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body....
19:45, 2019-06-27

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Gross Value Instead Of ITC The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
20:30, 2019-06-20

EU Council should condemn Turkish actions off Cyprus: Greek PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the European Council should 'unreservedly condemn the illegal actions of Turkey' which has launched an offshore drill for gas in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone....
13:30, 2019-06-18

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
05:15, 2019-05-31

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria cannot hold a presidential election planned for July 4 due to a lack of valid candidates, its constitutional council said on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
16:00, 2019-06-02

Algerian council concludes not possible to hold July 4 poll: TV Algeria's constitutional council has concluded it will not be possible to hold presidential elections on July 4 as planned, state TV reported on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
18:15, 2019-05-30

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated....
21:00, 2019-06-27

The Latest: Kuwait: All UN council members condemn attacks Kuwait’s U.N. ambassador says he is pleased that all Security Council members condemn the latest attacks on two tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, and want to see a thorough investigation...
01:15, 2019-06-14

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushing city council members to “help NYC move into the future of fashion” by supporting Johns...
14:15, 2019-05-30

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
19:00, 2019-07-12

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure should be maintained for now....
17:15, 2019-07-16

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security Council heads to the South American nation to assess progress toward peace...
21:30, 2019-07-11

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial to taxpayers. Hotel Arizona sits in the heart of do...
09:45, 2019-07-11

UN Security Council delays response to Libya air strike The United Nations Security Council has failed to deliver a joint statement on the bombing of a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Diplomatic sources said US officials delayed agreement on a text....
06:15, 2019-07-04

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
03:45, 2019-07-16

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violent acts....
19:45, 2019-05-22

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
13:30, 2019-05-28

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate crisis.Camden’s Citizens Assembly, convened to inte...
14:30, 2019-07-19

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller after more than 500 workers walked off the job due to concerns over the use of the glyphosate-based Roundup.The union which represents council workers said...
13:45, 2019-07-04

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an entertainment district canal. The Oklahoman reports that the council voted Tuesday to settle a claim filed on behalf of the estate of 23-year-old Wesley W...
05:45, 2019-05-23

City Council announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brooklyn public-housing complexes, officials announced Thursday. The Gowanus Houses Community Center, which has been shuttered for 14 years, will undergo a $4...
06:15, 2019-07-12

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
10:30, 2019-06-28

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his weight behind Johnson’s anti-fur bill at a City Hal...
21:15, 2019-05-21

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a council ordered a primary school playground to be shut for being too noisy.Questions have been raised in the Dutch parliament and a campaign has been lau...
09:00, 2019-07-10

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned. Mark Gjonaj, the head of the council’s Committee on Small Business, said that the “time may have come” for the AG to revisit the terms of a 2013 set...
06:15, 2019-07-12

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX: spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
18:45, 2019-05-23

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 this year....
04:15, 2019-07-15

Jamie Murray blames ‘vendettas’ for resignation from ATP Player Council • Elder Murray brother attacks ‘people out for their own gains’ • Andy’s Wimbledon opener with Serena Williams postponedJamie Murray said “vendettas” and “people out for their own gains” prompted him to resign from the ATP Player Council. Murray was one of four people, along with the players Robin H...
02:45, 2019-07-06

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries not to intervene or exacerbate the conflict....
02:45, 2019-07-06

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that began before the amalgamation of Leichhardt, Marrickville and Ashfield councils.The council is now ca...
09:45, 2019-06-06

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria’s Idlib A diplomat at the U.N. says Russia has blocked the Security Council from issuing a statement sounding alarm about fighting in and around Syria’s Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster...
07:30, 2019-06-04

Louisville Council Considers Disbanding Youth Detention Services LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s top justice official says the state is ready to take charge of Jefferson County juveniles charged with crimes if local officials decide to stop running Louisville Metro Youth Detention Services. State Justice Secretary John Tilley tells news outlets that the s...
17:15, 2019-06-22

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says she was working as a summer intern for the UN when...
05:45, 2019-06-15

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
04:00, 2019-05-31

DC council might not like Trump's tanks, but Capitol Hill politicians love them Washington's city council might not be thrilled about President Trump's decision to bring tanks to the district for the Fourth of July, but the 80-ton vehicles have long been a favorite of legislators on Capitol Hill....
12:30, 2019-07-04

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX -spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
16:45, 2019-05-23

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provide tax incentives for a $100 million expansion of t...
03:45, 2019-06-19

American Chemistry Council lobbyist’s parting warning for Trump The chemical industry’s top lobbyist in Washington said his industry has the ill-fated honor of being one of two most affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs....
03:00, 2019-07-06

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
07:45, 2019-06-04

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, accusing Beijing of depriving them of their rights, diplomats said....
03:15, 2019-07-03

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned....
07:15, 2019-06-10

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro region of southern New South Wales.Two Snowy Monaro regional council employees found the fossilised ja...
05:30, 2019-06-28

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” said Council Speaker Corey Johnson. “It’s clear that...
02:30, 2019-06-13

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A routine Tampa City Council meeting last Thursday has become a topic of debate. Not about policy, but whether legislative aide Carrie Henriquez said a vulga...
20:30, 2019-05-30

80-ft mural of New Zealand's PM unveiled An artist in Australia has just revealed a new mural depicting New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging the relative of a victim in the mass shootings in March at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
06:45, 2019-05-23

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources......
20:30, 2019-06-04

City Council calls on ACS to clarify custody rules for pot-smoking parents Parents caught using or possessing marijuana will be at much less risk of losing custody of their kids under a new rule change being pushed by the City Council. The council’s General Welfare Committee on Monday passed a resolution calling on the city’s Administration for Children’s Services to clari...
04:45, 2019-07-23

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Net Input Tax Credit Instead Of Gross Value The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
21:15, 2019-06-20

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general has announced on state television, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers have been arrested.The announcement late on Thursday closely ...
01:30, 2019-07-12

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded humanitarian assistance....
06:01, 2019-06-21

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, two diplomats said....
19:15, 2019-06-06

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural sensitivity....
03:15, 2019-06-06

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The measure, presented by Iceland, cites allegations o...
11:30, 2019-07-12

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
00:30, 2019-05-22

Hundreds gather at Phoenix council meeting in response to police actions Another demonstration against Phoenix police was held at the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday in response to a viral video.        ...
08:45, 2019-06-20

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
07:15, 2019-07-12

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this month.  ...
21:15, 2019-06-19

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
06:45, 2019-05-23

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
15:00, 2019-06-06

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital....
20:30, 2019-07-16

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of behind-the-scenes arm twisting, council members overw...
03:30, 2019-06-14

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections, setting off street celebrations by thousands of people....
05:15, 2019-07-05

City Council could allow cyclists to follow pedestrian signals over traffic lights It’s a green light for cyclists to run red lights. The City Council will vote Tuesday on a bill that would allow bike riders to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights. The legislation, which zoomed through the council’s Transportation Committee Monday and could go into effec...
04:45, 2019-07-23

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexually harassing a Council female staffer. Councilwoman Carlina Rivera (D-Manhattan) and Councilman Ad...
20:30, 2019-06-13

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemetery — known as Potter’s Field — and mana...
03:30, 2019-05-31

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council did not issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya after the US reportedly did not endorse it. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did not call for a ceasefire....
07:15, 2019-07-04

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackle the climate crisis, including installing solar panels on all available roofs and cutting fossil fuels out of local government developments.The assemb...
17:45, 2019-07-21

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the resumption of talks with the opposition on a transition to democracy....
05:15, 2019-06-29

UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav was shot dead by a fellow-advocate while she was attending an event on the Agra district court premises today, two days after she was elected to the......
15:30, 2019-06-12

Perth council facial recognition trial greeted with concern and scepticism Residents ‘in disbelief’ at alleged lack of consultation over installation of facial recognition technology in East Perth cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from privacy experts and...
07:45, 2019-06-12

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft was vetoed and the Russian draft failing to secure ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Sudan's military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, in a deal that brought thousands of people onto the streets to celebrate....
19:30, 2019-07-05

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had reportedly come in for criticism by the Government....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
22:45, 2019-07-16

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition reach political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country nation to democracy....
11:15, 2019-07-17

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country to democracy following three decades of autocratic rule....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Economic Advisory Council To PM Reacts To Arvind Subramanian: Full Text The former Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), Dr. Arvind Subramanian, has published a paper "India's GDP Mis-estimation: Likelihood, Magnitudes, Mechanisms, and Implications" in June, 2019, on the basis of......
15:30, 2019-06-12

FCA land swap deal, incentives approved by Detroit City Council The city's blessing paves the way for FCA to invest $2.5 billion in the existing Jefferson North plant and the idled Mack Avenue engine plant and bring an expected 4,950 new jobs to the city....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Head of Sudan's military council meets Abu Dhabi crown prince The head of Sudan's military council met Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Sunday, who expressed the United Arab Emirates' support for Sudan as it navigates a transition after the ouster of Omar al-Bashir, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's voting rights being reinstated in the Council of Europe....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand.       ...
00:45, 2019-06-16

New Zealand Have Gone Through Hell, And Now They're Back To Being Mediocre New Zealand are the cockroaches of women’s international soccer—they’re always around. By virtue of playing in limp-ass Oceania and therefore having the luxury to qualify for the biggest tournaments simply by beating up on the even tinier nations around them, New Zealand essentially get free admissi...
02:30, 2019-06-11

New Zealand becomes first in world to unveil 'well-being' budget New Zealand on Thursday announced a new budget worth billions of dollars to benefit mental health services and child poverty in its first so-called "well-being" budget....
18:45, 2019-05-30

Dutch battle nerves before getting the better of New Zealand Netherlands coach Sarina Wiegman did not hold back after her side labored to a 1-0 win over New Zealand in their women's World Cup opener on Tuesday, slamming players for "strolling" through the match in Le Havre....
16:45, 2019-06-12

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the......
22:00, 2019-06-13

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people have established a “broad consensus” against furth...
14:32, 2019-05-21

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
04:45, 2019-06-14

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warned the Security Council on Tuesday....
14:38, 2019-05-21

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insecurity across the country....
21:15, 2019-06-14

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, who said the agency would be forced to suspend some food assistance within days, unless agreements a...
23:15, 2019-06-17

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
18:01, 2019-06-07

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
01:30, 2019-07-21

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest nation ever to secure a seat. Also elected were Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, Viet Nam....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challenges facing the Organization worldwide....
19:15, 2019-05-21

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders were arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that held mass marches this week. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, which has spearheaded protes...
09:30, 2019-07-03

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major backlash. ...
18:45, 2019-06-28

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run. The post Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run appeared first on LE...
14:15, 2019-06-02

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an international and independent probe into the 2017 exodus from Rakhine state. ...
21:15, 2019-07-03

Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs 'USA!' chant at Minnesota city council meeting Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council's decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of meetings. ...
14:30, 2019-07-10

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “caliphate” in the country. The visit, which also took in a trip to Kuwait, saw the members meet senior government, UN and humanitarian officials to discu...
19:15, 2019-07-01

Council Speaker Corey Johnson demands NYPD answers on Jeffrey Epstein City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined a growing chorus of politicians questioning the NYPD over its mishandling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-offender status — following a Post report showing cops ignored a judge’s order to make him check in with their sex-offender unit. “So we have to make sure, if ...
06:15, 2019-07-12

Birmingham City Council wins injunction against parents protesting over LGBT lessons Protesters who have been gathering outside a school to demonstrate against the teaching of same-sex relationships have been banned from the area following a court order....
12:30, 2019-06-01

Belgium's Michel, European Council president-elect, sees 'immense' challenges Charles Michel, Belgium's prime minister who EU leaders have chosen as the next European Council president, said on Tuesday that Europe is facing "immense" challenges....
22:30, 2019-07-02

Taika Waititi and the What We Do In The Shadows team on uniting the star-studded vampire council Earlier this season on What We Do In The Shadows, bumbling vampire roommates Nandor, Nadja, and Laszlo were summoned by the Vampiric Council, an ancient and star-studded tribunal led by famous vampires Tilda Swinton, Evan Rachel Wood, Wesley Snipes, and more. Ahead of last night’s season finale, we ...
21:15, 2019-05-30

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
05:15, 2019-05-24

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
05:45, 2019-05-30

Cameroon beats New Zealand 2-1 to reach round of 16 Ajara Nchout Njoya scored the second of her two goals in the fifth minute of stoppage time and Cameroon beat New Zealand 2-1 on Thursday night to advance to the round of 16 in the Women's World Cup       ...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Penguins break into New Zealand sushi stall, again New Zealand police have returned two blue penguins to their natural habitat after they refused to leave a sushi store in Wellington. The "waddling vagrants" had been removed once before....
13:45, 2019-07-17

| New Zealand PM 'utterly' disagrees with Trump tweets New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen....
21:15, 2019-07-16

New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say Police on Saturday labeled New Zealand's first firearms buy-back event a success, after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city of Christchurch....
11:30, 2019-07-13

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. in New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court on Monday began hearing arguments in the seven-year-old case after Dotcom and the others lost two p...
10:00, 2019-06-10

NZ vs SL: Kane Williamson, New Zealand Player To Watch Out For Kane Williamson is considered to be among the top batsmen in the world today, always being compared to Virat Kohli and Joe Root. He will be key to New Zealands progress in the World Cup 2019....
14:15, 2019-05-31

New Zealand’s Next Liberal Milestone: A Budget Guided by ‘Well-Being’ Under a revised budget policy, all new spending must advance one of five government priorities that promote the welfare of citizens. The political opposition dismisses the move as “slick branding.”...
11:30, 2019-05-22

Forgiveness at New Zealand's service for terror victims At a subdued national memorial service Friday for victims of New Zealand's mosque terror attacks, speakers emphasized confidence in the country and its handling of the tragedy's aftermath. Fifty people died in the mass shootings in the city of Christchurch on March 15....
03:15, 2019-06-22

Air New Zealand orders 8 Boeing Dreamliners with GE engines WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Air New Zealand says it has ordered eight new Boeing Dreamliner planes with a list price of $2.7 billion. The nation’s flagship carrier said Monday it negotiated a substantial discount on the price of the 787-10 planes, which is typical for such purchases. It say...
08:45, 2019-05-27

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their......
05:30, 2019-06-16

New Zealand dethrone Australia for first World Cup in 16 years New Zealand stunned Australia 52-51 in an exhilarating final on Sunday to dethrone the champions and claim their first netball World Cup title in 16 years....
21:30, 2019-07-21

New Zealand vs South Africa: When And Where To Watch Live South Africa will look to avenge their semi-final loss at the previous World Cup that saw them once again going down in a knockout game in an ICC tournament....
15:45, 2019-06-18

New Zealand court stops man from being extradited to China A New Zealand court has stopped a man accused of killing a woman in Shanghai from being extradited to China, at least for now, due to concerns he could be tortured...
12:45, 2019-06-11

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would 'resonate throughout the Common Law world,' the plaintiff's lawyer said....
12:30, 2019-06-11

Possession key for Cameroon clash, says New Zealand's Longo New Zealand's slim hopes of making it to the knockout rounds of the women's World Cup for the first time will depend on denying Cameroon possession in their last Group E game in Montpellier on Thursday, midfielder Annalie Longo has said....
14:30, 2019-06-19

New Zealand’s 1st ‘well-being budget’ targets mental health WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government says it will spend billions of dollars more on mental health services and combatting child poverty as part of a new approach to its finances. The liberal-led government on Thursday unveiled the country’s first so-called well-being b...
05:30, 2019-05-30

Innovation and security score big in New Zealand Budget Venture capital, connecting businesses with government, computers in homes, and national security initiatives will all secure funding in the country's 2019-20 Budget....
13:30, 2019-05-30

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

New Zealand begins gun buyback after mosque shootings Hundreds of New Zealand gun owners have surrendered their weapons in exchange for cash — the first of many gun buybacks in the country after the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings. More than $669,000 worth of now-banned weapons were handed over by 378 owners during the government’s fir...
06:15, 2019-07-15

Top US prospect R.J. Hampton signs with New Zealand team Guard R.J. Hampton, a top U.S. prospect, has decided to forego his college eligibility to sign with the New Zealand Breakers in the National Basketball League.        ...
07:45, 2019-05-29

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following fruitless negotiations with the government, the Guardian reports. The “mega-strike” is the largest education walkout the country has seen, join...
07:15, 2019-05-29

| Bulls send Pollard back to New Zealand The Bulls are placing their diminishing playoff hopes on Handre Pollard’s shoulders, with the flyhalf heading back to NZ for their final game against the Highlanders....
00:45, 2019-06-04

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday, the hard-hitting question: “Can’t this Council t...
18:45, 2019-05-28

Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in about three years....
17:01, 2019-07-17

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visited the Security Council on Wednesday with a simple message from the field that “young people care about peace”....
00:30, 2019-07-18

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen Antonio Reynoso and Ritchie Torres — who chair the...
03:30, 2019-05-31

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syrians are living as refugees across the region....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition. The post Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:00, 2019-06-05

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
09:01, 2019-06-14

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
18:30, 2019-05-21

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over them....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
17:15, 2019-07-10

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings. ...
19:45, 2019-07-11

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday. That warning came from Tamara Makarenko, an International Consultant, who works with the UN Interregional Crime a...
00:30, 2019-07-10

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
03:00, 2019-05-23

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as the DMV), go-go forebears like Chuck Brown and Rare Essence, and later acts like E.U., Backyard Band, and Mambo Sauce provided the soundtrack to family...
23:00, 2019-06-06

New Zealand beat Australia 52-51 to win Netball World Cup – as it happened Maria Folau and Ameliaranne Ekanasio starred as the Silver Ferns withstood a late Australia fightback to win their first world title for 16 years 8.23pm BST Related: New Zealand end 16-year wait to beat Australia in Netball World Cup final 7.08pm BST New Zealand collect the trophy as the ticker ta...
02:15, 2019-07-22

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Charged With Terrorism (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — New Zealand police on Tuesday filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, was already facing murder and attempted murder charges from the March 15 shootings. The new cha...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Bangladesh v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup action from the Oval, 1.30pm BST startSouth Africa v India – live! Follow it on our OBO reportEmail your thoughts to Nick here or tweet @NickMiller79 2.12pm BST 10th over: Bangladesh 49-1 (Tamim 20, Shakib 4) Couple of really good overs for New Zealand. Shakib struggles to get Boul...
15:15, 2019-06-05

England win Cricket World Cup after super-over drama against New Zealand • New Zealand 241-8; England 241 all out• England win super over to claim World Cup for first time• Latest reaction to England winning the World CupThis was the most astonishing, fortuitous, preposterous climax to any cricket match I’ve witnessed, let alone a World Cup final. Only the Kiwis could ha...
22:30, 2019-07-14

Colin de Grandhomme Is New Zealand's X-Factor, Says Kane Williamson De Grandhomme supported Williamson well with a gutsy 47-ball 60, which was studded with five fours and two sixes and also proved his mettle with the ball as he returned with highly economical figures......
10:30, 2019-06-20

New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand says it will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by next June. The South Pacific nation has a small contingent of 95 so-called noncombat personnel deployed at the Taji Military Complex northwest of Baghdad, where they are tasked with training Iraqi securit...
07:30, 2019-06-10

Cameroon score with last kick of game against New Zealand to reach last 16 Cameroon qualified for the Women’s World Cup last 16 when Ajara Nchout earned them a 2-1 win over New Zealand with the last kick of their Group E match. Related: Lineth Beerensteyn grabs winner as Dutch maintain 100 per cent record Continue reading......
21:15, 2019-06-20

New Zealand Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times, says its chief New Zealand's Treasury chief, Gabriel Makhlouf, said on Wednesday that the Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times in two days by hackers seeking access to budget details....
02:45, 2019-05-29

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
09:45, 2019-06-10

England v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the crunch game at Chester-le-StreetCounty cricket live: all the action from around the groundsThe Women’s Ashes and Steve Smith’s neck – The Spin podcastEmail rob.smyth@theguardian.com with any thoughts 12.51pm BST 31st over: England 200-2 (Bairstow 100, Buttler 6) Jos Buttler has...
14:00, 2019-07-03

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 19: New Zealand After a tumultuous 2018 New Zealand arrive in France with a spring in their step and several stars back in the foldThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for F...
12:00, 2019-06-05

New Zealand v Netherlands: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group E updates from the at 2pm BST gameEngland will go far if we can repeat first half, says BronzeEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 2.24pm BST 24 min: Holland are very dominant in possession now. But there’s always a sense New Zealand could capitalise on an error or catch...
15:30, 2019-06-11

Netherlands bests New Zealand 1-0 on stoppage time goal Jill Roord came off the bench and scored in stoppage time to give the Netherlands a 1-0 victory over New Zealand in the Women's World Cup group opener for both teams on Tuesday       ...
19:45, 2019-06-11

Gun Owners In New Zealand Give Up Weapons After Mosque Killings Dozens of New Zealanders handed in their firearms today as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque......
11:01, 2019-07-13

New Zealand to introduce its own 'Google tax' if international law change bid fails The country wants to better tax the NZ$2.7 billion in revenue from cross-border digital services and is asking its OECD peers to amend international rules....
02:30, 2019-06-05

Air New Zealand boss Luxon resigns, could pursue politics WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Air New Zealand Chief Executive Christopher Luxon says he is resigning after seven years in the top job at the national carrier. Many have speculated that Luxon has political ambitions. In a statement Wednesday, Luxon says he will take some time to reflect on what he w...
12:15, 2019-06-19

New Zealand aim to put underdogs tag to rest for final time at World Cup • ‘England rightly deserve to be favourites’ – Kane Williamson• ‘Whatever dog we are, it’s important we focus on the cricket’In New Zealand, preparations for the World Cup final have been well advanced for months. The only problem is those plans are for another tournament, with rugby’s blue-riband e...
05:00, 2019-07-14

New Zealand Plans New Round of Gun Restrictions, Including Registry Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a second set of proposals following a ban on semiautomatic weapons in response to a deadly shooting at two mosques....
14:45, 2019-07-22

New Zealand told: 'Stop stealing Maori kids' New Zealand's government watchdog will investigate the practice of authorities seizing newborn babies from their mothers -- including some when they are still in hospital....
00:00, 2019-06-20

New Zealand v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Lord’sPakistan v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live!Any thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 2.10pm BST What a delivery! What a start from Lockie Ferguson! First ball he bowls! Excuse the exclamation marks, but I’m exclaiming. Ferguson has been hel...
15:30, 2019-06-29

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
11:15, 2019-05-30

Afghanistan set New Zealand 173 to win: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at TauntonEngland beat Bangladesh by 106 runs in CardiffAnd feel free to email Tanya or tweet @tjaldred 8.40pm BST For Afghanistan, English conditions have not been kind. A seven wicket loss to Australia, a 34-run defeat by an unconvincing Sri Lanka, and now ...
02:45, 2019-06-09

Bairstow ton as England crush New Zealand to storm into semis "England stormed into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1992 after Jonny Bairstow\u0027s second consecutive century helped secure a comprehensive 119-run victory over New Zealand."...
04:00, 2019-07-04

New Zealand Coach Responds To Tendulkar's "Next Two Games" Wish For Dhoni India are yet to play New Zealand in the World Cup 2019 as the league match between the two nations was abandoned due to rain without a ball being bowled....
02:30, 2019-07-08

Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques has pleaded not guilty to all the charges that have been filed against him. Brenton Tarrant on Friday entered not guilty pleas to 51 charges of murder, 40 charges of attempted murder and one terrorism c...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Pair of penguins waddles into New Zealand sushi spot The owners of Sushi Bi restaurant in Wellington, New Zealand, had intruders: a pair of penguins called kororā. Find out what happened to birds after their misbegotten food run....
23:30, 2019-07-18

Google Backs Down After New Zealand Murder Case Gaffe Google agreed Friday to change how it publishes New Zealand news after top officials lashed out at Google for breaching court suppression orders in a high-profile murder case....
19:15, 2019-07-05

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
09:15, 2019-05-22

Man who shared New Zealand massacre video gets 21 months in prison WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque was sentenced on Tuesday to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gu...
11:15, 2019-06-18

Williamson Stars As New Zealand Survive Brathwaite Scare Victory saw New Zealand return to the top of the World Cup points table but the heart-breaking defeat left the West Indies on the verge of elimination....
23:30, 2019-06-22

Netball World Cup 2019: Australia v New Zealand – live! Updates as the Diamonds and Silver Ferns meet in LiverpoolAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 11.58am BST OB Jato on email notes “New Zealand and thrillers at sports World Cups, eh?”I’m not sure any Kiwis will have any fingernails left after the week they’ve had! Kiwis, you all have my permis...
13:00, 2019-07-18

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty The man accused of killing 51 people in the deadliest terror attacks in New Zealand’s history, sparking a ban on semiautomatic and assault weapons, has pleaded not guilty....
11:30, 2019-06-14

New Zealand v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from Cardiff, 10.30am (BST) startListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableGet in touch! Email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 12.47pm BST 28th over: Sri Lanka 130-8 (Karunaratne 48, Lakmal 7) Ferguson bowls full, wide of off stump, and Karunaratne flicks it just wide of leg stump and a...
14:00, 2019-06-01

England v New Zealand: women's international friendly – live! Live updates from Amex Stadium, 1pm (BST) kick-offGeorgia Stanway: ‘It’s been a whirlwind. I don’t think it’s real’Feel free to email Nick or tweet @NickMiller79 12.44pm BST And here’s Suzanne’s interview with Georgia Stanway, on the bench today but who should still play a good part in the tournamen...
14:00, 2019-06-01

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty Brenton Tarrant is the first to be charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The judge said he is fit to stand trial in the attacks that claimed 51 lives....
01:15, 2019-06-14

New Zealand judge allows images of man charged in mosque shootings WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealand judge ruled Thursday that media outlets can now show the face of the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Two New Zealand courts had previously ruled that television stations, websites, newspapers and other media could only publish ima...
14:15, 2019-06-06

| New Zealand stun India, reach World Cup final A dramatic fightback led by Ravindra Jadeja was not enough for India as New Zealand held their nerve to book their place in the 2019 Cricket World Cup final....
17:30, 2019-07-10

India v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup 2019 updates from Trent BridgeCounty cricket – live! Follow all the latest newsFeel free to email Adam or to tweet: @collinsadam 10.06am BST “Over here in NZ with the Kiwis,” begins David Perkins. “They’re pretty level headed about the whole thing. But worst aspect (worse even than...
11:15, 2019-06-13

Facebook Restricts Live Streaming After New Zealand Shooting When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of violent content....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Dozens of New Zealand gun owners turn over weapons for cash Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics...
07:15, 2019-07-13

Google Slammed by New Zealand Over Murder Case Gaffe Google was accused of "giving the middle finger" by New Zealand's Justice Minister Thursday, after the US tech giant refused to tighten publication standards....
13:15, 2019-07-04

New Zealand PM Condemns Donald Trump's Attack On US Congresswomen New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen....
05:00, 2019-07-16

Canada v New Zealand: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from Grenoble, kick-off 8pm (BST)England win shows they have the spark and fight to go far Feel free to email Rob your thoughts 9.10pm BST Poor New Zealand. After a strong defensive effort in the first-half, they get sucker-punched early in the second. You’d think they will struggle to ...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay appeared first on LEX18.com....
07:45, 2019-06-13

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
07:45, 2019-07-05

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the 15-member body’s continued commitment as the country works to overcome secure lasting peace. ...
00:30, 2019-07-20

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome at their training ground all year round....
17:00, 2019-06-12

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination against the LGBTI community....
02:15, 2019-07-13

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again described “the latest horror facing civilians”, pleading for greater humanitarian access....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to fulfil their obligations, take action to step up prevention, and tackle the issue earlier, so that u...
03:45, 2019-06-12

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance. The Office, named BINUH, will replace the peacekeeping mission in Haiti on October 16, putting an e...
18:45, 2019-06-27

California city council woman led officers on high-speed chase with juvenile in backseat: police A city councilwoman in California Wednesday drove through a police parking lot at a high speed then led officers on a high-speed chase while a juvenile sat in the back seat, police said....
15:45, 2019-06-07

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims of grave abuses during the civil war....
00:30, 2019-05-22

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and some 5,000 people continue to flee across borders ev...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday.  ...
06:45, 2019-05-22

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a high-level debate on Tuesday....
17:30, 2019-05-21

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council, surveying 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.  ...
01:45, 2019-05-24

England Women lose to New Zealand in final World Cup warm-up • England 0-1 New Zealand• Phil Neville frustrated by Lionesses’ lack of cutting edgeLucy Bronze insisted: “It’s good to feel the disappointment, so you know how it feels,” after the Lionesses’ showpiece World Cup send-off finished with more of a whimper than a roar.Sarah Gregorius’s second-half goa...
00:30, 2019-06-02

World Cup: Guptill, Munro Help New Zealand Thrash Sri Lanka By 10 Wickets Martin Guptill and Colin Munro struck fifties as New Zealand cruised home in 16.1 overs to register their third win in a World Cup game by 10 wickets....
19:01, 2019-06-01

India vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 Clash Abandoned Due To Rain India and New Zealand were awarded a point each after persistent rain in Nottingham forced the abandonment of their World Cup match without a ball being bowled....
20:15, 2019-06-13

England v New Zealand: Netball World Cup semi-final – live! Follow the latest from the M&S Bank Arena, 3pm BST startAustralia 55-53 South Africa: Diamonds squeak into finalEmail Ben or tweet him with your thoughts 4.08pm BST Q4 2 min: England trail 38-34! Harten has an off-moment and an unforgiving New Zealand side seize on a clumsy error. Folau with the mer...
17:15, 2019-07-20

New Zealand Coach Wants Rules Review After "Hollow" World Cup Final New Zealand coach Gary Stead said such a thrilling match, which has been hailed by many experts as the greatest one-day game in history, deserved a better way to determine the result....
09:15, 2019-07-16

New Zealand's highest court rejects Eminem damages appeal New Zealand's top court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. rapper Eminem against a lower court ruling that reduced the damages a political party was ordered to pay for using music similar to his 2002 hit "Lose Yourself" in a TV commercial....
16:30, 2019-05-21

New Zealand proposes discounts for cleaner cars, slaps new fee on gas guzzlers New Zealand said on Tuesday that it plans to slash prices for electric, hybrid and fuel efficient vehicles and penalize gas guzzling cars with a new fee, as it looks to make greener cars more affordable....
06:15, 2019-07-09

New Zealand dethrone Australia for first World Cup in 16 years, England take bronze "New Zealand stunned Australia 52-51 in an exhilarating final on Sunday to dethrone the champions and claim their first netball World Cup title in 16 years."...
20:45, 2019-07-21

New Zealand v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup: talking points at the halfway stageCounty cricket – live! Latest news from around the groundsAnd you can email Tom here or tweet him here 3.24pm BST 47th over: South Africa 218-6 (Van der Dussen 50, Morris 0). Van der Dussen brings up a hardfought 50, from 56 balls, with a nudge o...
16:30, 2019-06-19

India vs New Zealand, Semi-Final: Face-Off, Bumrah vs Williamson In Jasprit Bumrah and Kane Williamson, the World Cup 2019 first semi-finals possibly sees two of the most important players who can change the fortunes of their teams....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Play with freedom, Williamson tells off-color New Zealand batsmen New Zealand captain Kane Williamson encouraged his frontline batsmen to play with freedom in Tuesday's semi-finals against India to overcome their struggle for rhythm in the Cricket World Cup....
19:45, 2019-07-08

World's longest electric road trip ends in New Zealand A Dutch sustainability advocate completed the longest ever journey in an electric vehicle in New Zealand on Friday after a three-year drive that took him through more than 30 countries....
16:00, 2019-07-19

New Zealand v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 - live! Over-by-over coverage of the Cricket World Cup contest at Old TraffordEngland’s Headingley horror show – The Spin PodcastAny thoughts? You can email Simon | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 1.58pm BST 5th over: New Zealand 22-2 (Williamson 12, Taylor 10) Taylor takes a risky single to midwicket, and just about ...
15:15, 2019-06-22

| SA women's water polo side crash to rivals New Zealand The SA women's water polo team was better, but still no match for rivals New Zealand in their second match at the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju....
00:45, 2019-07-17

Canada book last-16 place as Nichelle Prince caps win over New Zealand Canada booked their place in the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 win over New Zealand at the Stade des Alpes. The captain, Christine Sinclair, had hit the crossbar during the first half before Jessie Fleming broke the deadlock soon after the restart in Grenoble.Nichelle Prince capped an ...
01:00, 2019-06-16

Strong quake hits island chain off New Zealand; no tsunami A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck an arc of islands off New Zealand on Sunday, and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it may cause only minor sea level changes in some coastal areas....
05:30, 2019-06-16

Baby boom for the kakapo, New Zealand’s critically endangered parrot There are fewer than 150 adult kakapo in New Zealand, but this year’s bumper crop of almost 90 chicks renews hope that the bird can be saved from extinction...
04:00, 2019-05-22

New Zealand coach: ICC should consider trophy share in future after final drama • Black Caps coach declines to blame umpiring error for loss• Stead says losing in such a manner a ‘very hollow feeling’The New Zealand coach, Gary Stead, has shrugged off the debate over whether an umpiring error denied the Black Caps World Cup final glory against England, saying umpires are “human...
14:00, 2019-07-16

New Zealand man jailed for sharing video of mass shooting: media A New Zealand man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Tuesday for distributing videos of a massacre at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, media reported....
09:15, 2019-06-18

Man who shared video of New Zealand mosque shooting gets 21 months in prison Philip Arps earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which a gunman livestreamed as he opened fire on two New Zealand mosques.        ...
06:30, 2019-06-19

New Zealand launches investigation into Maori babies taken into state care New Zealand's government watchdog will investigate the practice of authorities seizing newborn babies from their mothers -- including some when they are still in hospital....
12:15, 2019-06-19

New Zealand v England: Cricket World Cup final 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup final updates from the match at Lord’sCounty cricket: Yorks v Somerset, Lancs v Sussex – live!And feel free to email Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle 11.41am BST 12th over: New Zealand 46-1 (Nicholls 21, Williamson 2) A bowling change at last, and just when you’re expecting Mark Wood or Be...
13:00, 2019-07-14

New Zealand launches post-mosque attack gun buyback scheme The government hopes the gun buyback scheme will rid society of the rapid-fire type used in the white supremacist attack on two Christchurch mosques. A firearms spokeswoman says owners feel "ripped off."...
20:00, 2019-06-20

New Zealand honor for 5-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Five-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon has been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the country’s annual Queen’s Birthday honors list. United States-based Dixon said being recognized by his home nation “means a lot. I’ve always...
00:00, 2019-06-03

England's Eoin Morgan: New Zealand have been best World Cup side – video England have thrashed Australia in the Cricket World Cup semi-final but say their opponents in the Sunday’s final, New Zealand, were the best side in the group stage and ‘the hardest side to beat.’ England beat Australia by eight wickets at Edgbaston, surpassing Australia’s total in just 32.1 oversE...
00:00, 2019-07-12

New Zealand stun India to reach final despite Jadeja heroics "New Zealand survived Ravindra Jadeja\u0027s late onslaught to stun India by 18 runs in a low-scoring thriller on Wednesday and reach the Cricket World Cup final for the second time in a row."...
00:30, 2019-07-11

Jimmy Neesham: New Zealand all-rounder on cricket, politics and cattle New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham reveals how he nearly quit cricket to sell electronic collars for cows, his views on politics and his career post-cricket....
10:45, 2019-07-08

Air New Zealand orders 8 Boeing 787 jets for long-haul flights Air New Zealand Ltd said on Monday it had ordered eight Boeing Co 787 jets worth $2.7 billion at list prices, allowing it to open up longer non-stop routes, such as Auckland-New York....
00:30, 2019-05-27

The Netherlands Had To Score A Supremely Stupid Goal To Beat New Zealand This is why you do not commit to defending for 70 percent of a match. Late in an exciting 0-0 deadlock, New Zealand was managing to hold off the vaunted Netherlands attack through a combination of parking the bus, some nifty goalkeeping from Erin Nayler, and solid individual showcases from center ba...
17:15, 2019-06-11

Why a top basketball prospect chose to play professionally in New Zealand over college "I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said RJ Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020 class. "My main goal is the NBA.”...
22:15, 2019-05-29

England reach Cricket World Cup semi-finals with 119-run win over New Zealand England – finally, thrillingly, agonisingly – have secured their first Cricket World Cup semi-final spot since 1992. It will be at Edgbaston, where they have won their last 10 matches, next Thursday. Their most likely opponents are India but it could still be Australia. They must surely beat both to...
20:00, 2019-07-03

England thrashes New Zealand to make Cricket World Cup semifinals Jonny Bairstow's stylish century inspired England to a 119-run victory over New Zealand at the Cricket World Cup as the host nation booked its place in the semifinals....
21:30, 2019-07-03

Missing British hiker found dead in New Zealand: police The body of a 49-year-old British hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago on a mountain range in New Zealand was found on Wednesday, police said....
08:30, 2019-06-12

Netherlands’ Jill Roord pounces at the last to break New Zealand hearts It was billed as a mismatch. European champions and rising world heavyweights against Pacific minnows who have never made it past the group stage of a World Cup. For 91 minutes, it looked anything but, as a defensive masterclass from the Kiwis frustrated the Dutch’s lethal strikeforce and saw New Ze...
17:30, 2019-06-11

Google suspends New Zealand 'trending' emails after suspect's name released Google has suspended an email alerting system in New Zealand following criticism by the government for publishing suppressed details of a murder case, the company said on Friday....
11:30, 2019-07-05

Rare White Dolphin Spotted In New Zealand. Watch Video A rare white dolphin was spotted in New Zealand recently. Passengers on board a wildlife tour in the Queen Charlotte Sound were treated to the sight of the white dolphin swimming with a pod of common......
11:45, 2019-07-22

India vs New Zealand: Kuldeep Yadav, Indian Bowler To Watch With New Zealand rarely fazed by fast bowling, it will be the wrist spinners who could make the difference. Kuldeep Yadav needs to be an ideal foil to Yuzvendra Chahal....
15:30, 2019-06-12

Trees grow sideways on New Zealand's south shore The warped trees call Slope Point home, a remote spot on the southernmost part of New Zealand's South Island, where intense Antarctic winds blow.       ...
19:45, 2019-07-22

Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos amid discrimination concerns Air New Zealand said on Monday it was ending a longstanding ban on staff having visible tattoos after facing criticism that the policy discriminated against Māori employees....
08:00, 2019-06-10

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court began hearing arguments in the seven-year-old case after Dotcom and the others los...
12:45, 2019-06-10

The Accused Gunman in the New Zealand Mosque Shooting Has Pleaded Not Guilty (CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next May. The courtroom was filled with 80 survivors and family members o...
07:45, 2019-06-14

Illingworth, Kettleborough To Officiate India vs New Zealand Semi-Final After the completion of the league stage, the International Cricket Council (ICC) appointed the umpires and officials for the the two semi-finals which will be played on July 9 and 11....
02:30, 2019-07-08

New Zealand pizza chain stirs controversy with vegan prank A New Zealand pizza chain pranked its patrons by serving plant-based, meatless patties on its so-called Burger Pizza — a stunt intended to “start conversation” about veganism, according to new reports. Hell Pizza last week launched the meat pie, which purported to have a “medium rare burger patty” a...
20:00, 2019-06-28

New Zealand teachers strike ahead of 'hacked' budget release The large-scale labor action came a day before the government releases a new "well-being" budget, which it says was hacked. The opposition leaked parts of the new national accounting system....
11:45, 2019-05-29

India vs New Zealand: Hardik Pandya, Indian Batsman To Watch Hardik Pandya can be worth his weight in gold, both with bat and ball and also in the field when India take on New Zealand in their 3rd World Cup 2019 league match....
15:30, 2019-06-12

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until mid-June. ...
23:00, 2019-05-22

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests in the South American country and competing claims...
14:32, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
08:45, 2019-07-05

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. ...
17:30, 2019-05-21

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.  ...
00:30, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the island....
13:15, 2019-06-12

New Zealand court orders government to reconsider first China extradition decision New Zealand's Court of Appeal on Tuesday ordered the government to reassess its decision to extradite a man to China to face murder charges due to human rights risks....
05:45, 2019-06-11

New Zealand families receive handwritten letters claiming to be from dead loved ones Families in New Zealand have been left “disturbed and upset” after they received handwritten letters claiming their children had died when they haven’t....
19:45, 2019-06-06