GLOBAL-NEWS24.COM: Top and Breaking News 09:36, 08/16/2019

UN says 2nd attempt to return Rohingya to Myanmar planned

The U.N. refugee agency says Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after 700,000 fled a security crackdown in Myanmar ...

UN says 2nd attempt to return Rohingya to Myanmar planned

Source: washingtonpost.com

Rohingya refugees steer clear of planned repatriation to Myanmar Some 3,450 Rohingya refugees were due to be sent back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, but none appeared at the repatriation center. The UN has confirmed ...
21:36, 08/22/2019

Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognized as an ethnic group in their home country, leaders told visitin...
00:00, 07/29/2019

UN aid chief: No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar The U.N. humanitarian chief says there has been "no progress" in dealing with the reasons why more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh f...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Myanmar Fails to Convince Rohingya It Is Safe to Return A visit by Myanmar officials to Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh failed to persuade members of the largely Muslim ethnic minority that they could...
14:48, 07/28/2019

'Not without our rights': Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Myanmar Displaced families selected for repatriation say they will not go back, with lack of citizenship a sticking pointMuslim Rohingyas housed in sprawling...
05:36, 08/21/2019

Satellite images show Myanmar's 'minimal preparations' for Rohingya return: think-tank Myanmar has made “minimal” preparations for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees sheltering in neighboring Bangladesh, acc...
10:48, 07/24/2019

Satellite images show Myanmar has made ‘minimal’ preparations for Rohingya return More than 700,000 Rohingya were forced to flee northern Rakhine state in western Myanmar during a 2017 military-led crackdown the UN has said include...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a se...
12:24, 08/16/2019

OIC condemns inhumane situation of Myanmar's Rohingya The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit condemned the inhumane situation of Rohingya Muslims, urging a halt to violence, it said in a st...
12:24, 06/01/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar An independent review of U.N. operations in the years before thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a brutal crackdown by Myanmar’s military concluded th...
08:12, 06/18/2019

730,000 Rohingya Fled Myanmar. Here’s Why Only a Few Dozen Returned. Fear of what awaits them has kept the Rohingya from going home to a place where they had faced an ethnic cleansing campaign. But both Bangladesh and ...
00:48, 08/23/2019

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it built in Myanmar's Rakhine state as part of a broader effort to help tens of thousands of Rohingya ...
13:36, 07/12/2019

Myanmar holds repatriation talks with Rohingya refugees A Myanmar government delegation has met with representatives of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees in camps in Bangladesh to discuss c...
14:48, 07/28/2019

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for th...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Top Myanmar Generals Are Barred From Entering U.S. Over Rohingya Killings Myanmar’s commander in chief, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, was among those named by the State Department as responsible for atrocities against Rohing...
09:36, 07/17/2019

Rohingya Muslims Are Supposed to Be Going Back to Myanmar. Why Aren’t They? Fear of more ethnic cleansing has kept hundreds of thousands of Rohingya from returning. But both Bangladesh and Myanmar have kept up the claim that ...
17:36, 08/22/2019

Rohingya refugees turn down second Myanmar repatriation effort Bangladeshi official says potential returnees fear for their safety in Rakhine stateA second attempt to repatriate the thousands of Rohingya Muslims ...
01:12, 08/23/2019

Myanmar Military's Businesses Fund Campaign Against Rohingya, U.N. Says The Myanmar military’s sprawling corporate empire contributed to the expulsion campaign against the country’s ethnic-minority Rohingya and should be ...
19:24, 08/05/2019

Myanmar: UN threatens to withdraw aid over 'policy of apartheid' against Rohingya Exclusive: Body says it will withhold support ‘beyond life-saving assistance’ in internally displaced persons camps The United Nations in Myanmar has...
04:36, 06/17/2019

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announ...
03:24, 07/17/2019

Myanmar Announces Plan to Repatriate 3,450 of the 700,000 Rohingya Who Fled to Bangladesh (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh will soon make a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security crac...
02:48, 08/17/2019

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's r...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Satellite images reveal scale of Myanmar's Rohingya crisis Myanmar appears unprepared for return of refugees who might be put in campsAnalysis of satellite imagery has cast further doubt on promises that arra...
12:48, 07/24/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders over Rohingya abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were res...
10:00, 07/17/2019

Myanmar and Bangladesh to start sending back thousands of Rohingya Fresh attempt at repatriations agreed but refugees fear they will return to persecution and violenceMyanmar and Bangladesh are to make a fresh attemp...
11:36, 08/16/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were res...
09:36, 07/17/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar commander in chief over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders it said were...
01:36, 07/17/2019

The U.N. Envoy for Myanmar Will ‘Ring the Alarm Bell’ If No Action is Taken on the Rohingya Crisis (UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. envoy for Myanmar said Monday that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims t...
10:24, 07/02/2019

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the...
03:48, 05/27/2019

Rohingya call for recognition as Myanmar holds fresh repatriation talks Virtually no Rohingya have volunteered to go back to Myanmar, where the group has faced decades of repressionA top-level Myanmar government delegatio...
07:12, 07/28/2019

Myanmar Pardons Two Reuters Reporters Jailed for Exposing Massacre of Rohingya Two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for reporting on a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims have been released after spending more than 5...
08:36, 05/07/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists imprisoned i...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Reuters journalists released from Myanmar jail after 511 days for reporting on Rohingya crisis Two journalists who were jailed in Myanmar for their reporting on the killing of ten Rohingya Muslim men have been freed after spending more than 500...
12:36, 05/07/2019

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and ...
14:24, 08/16/2019

Myanmar troops' sexual violence against Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent': U.N. report Sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and girls in 2017 was an indication of the military's genocidal intent to destroy ...
22:24, 08/22/2019

Amid troop build-up in Rohingya's home state, UN appeals to Myanmar for peaceful solution Major fighting in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state has so far been avoided following clashes between armed separatists and national security forces w...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Myanmar army chief's Twitter account suspended over anti-Rohingya hate speech Min Aung Hlaing claims his army did not use excessive force when 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in 2017A Myanmar army general accused of masterminding...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journal...
09:24, 05/27/2019

UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human r...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Former CEO says attempt to 'depoliticize' Planned Parenthood led to ouster Former Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen said that the organization's board ousted her because of her efforts to refocus the organization to...
01:24, 07/20/2019

Did Leana Wen, Ousted Planned Parenthood Head, Even Know Anything About Planned Parenthood? Dr. Leana Wen, who was fired this week from her post as Planned Parenthood’s president, has published an op-ed for the New York Times about why she “...
04:24, 07/21/2019

Rohingya say no to repatriations Bangladesh and Myanmar were set to start repatriating Rohingya refugees Thursday, a move that has been widely resisted by many living in the sprawlin...
15:36, 08/22/2019

Rohingya say no to repatriations around anniversary of atrocities Bangladesh and Myanmar were set to start repatriating Rohingya refugees Thursday, a move that has been widely resisted by many living in the sprawlin...
11:36, 08/22/2019

More Than 250,000 Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Get First ID Cards: UN The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and...
00:12, 05/18/2019

International prosecutor signals Rohingya investigation THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says she wants to open an investigation into alleged crimes a...
15:48, 06/26/2019

| UN finds 'systemic failures' in its Rohingya response The United Nations experienced "systemic failures" in its handling of the situation in Myanmar leading up to the 2017 mass exodus of Rohingya, a UN r...
14:12, 06/18/2019

12 Suspected Rohingya Arrested In Mizoram: Report A total of 12 suspected Rohingyas from Bangladesh were arrested in Mizoram for entering the state without valid travel documents, a police officer sa...
11:00, 05/06/2019

Canada urged to take international action on Rohingya genocide Thirty-four senators and more than 100 human-rights organizations and advocates sent a joint letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland thi...
03:00, 06/28/2019

| 'I'm here 24/7': Rohingya youths share their stories on social media When Mohammad Rafiq spotted two Rohingya refugee girls dusting their faces with circles of traditional thanaka powder under the warm morning light, h...
21:36, 08/20/2019

Thailand charges crew of stranded Rohingya boat Thai authorities have charged the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims with assisting illegal immigration after the group was foun...
12:36, 06/12/2019

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to...
09:12, 06/14/2019

65 Rohingya Muslims found shipwrecked in southern Thailand BANGKOK (AP) — Thai officials say they have discovered 65 ethnic Rohingya Muslim refugees who were shipwrecked and stranded in southern Thailand. The...
16:24, 06/11/2019

ASEAN must not turn a blind eye to plight of Rohingya, groups say Human rights groups on Wednesday called on Southeast Asian leaders to rethink their approach to the Rohingya refugee crisis ahead of a regional summi...
11:24, 06/19/2019

‘The land where we lived has gone' – the life story of a Rohingya refugee As a young man Habiburahman fled oppression in his native Myanmar and lives, stateless, in Australia. Now he has written a book about his struggle – ...
00:36, 08/05/2019

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the openi...
05:12, 05/08/2019

Prosecutor seeks Rohingya probe of crimes against humanity The International Criminal Court prosecutor has filed a request with judges to open a formal investigation into crimes against humanity allegedly com...
15:48, 07/04/2019

UN and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, Uni...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Repatriation plans stir fear among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Nearly 3,500 Rohingyas living in Bangladesh fear for their lives after being told they would be sent back to Myanmar. DW's Naomi Conrad and Arafatul ...
15:12, 08/21/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters...
20:36, 07/05/2019

Exiled in Bangladesh, Rohingya culture shows signs of a revival KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh — Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigar...
21:12, 05/08/2019

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh h...
23:00, 07/02/2019

'We will lose any hope of going home': Rohingya live in fear of resettlement Plans to relocate Rohingya people in Myanmar’s Rakhine state promise to dash their dreams of returning to traditional lifeFor the past seven years, M...
09:12, 05/02/2019

Bangladesh prepares to move Rohingya to island at risk of floods and cyclones Foreign minister defends controversial proposal as ‘only solution’ despite misgivings of human rights campaignersThe first Rohingya refugees could be...
09:24, 07/19/2019

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the regio...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Suspected Rohingya Refugees, Including Women, Boys, Sent To Shelter Homes Twelve suspected Rohingya refugees, who were rescued in Mizoram's Aizawl three days ago allegedly from a human trafficking gang, have been shifted to...
17:24, 05/08/2019

'People were hiding': Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families re...
20:00, 08/22/2019

More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown in Myanmar two years ago, have received identification cards that the UN insisted on ...
19:48, 08/09/2019

ASEAN Leaders Expected To Discuss Rohingya Crisis, South China Sea Southeast Asian leaders met on Sunday for a second day of a summit in Bangkok, where they were expected to discuss pressing regional issues including...
13:36, 06/23/2019

Stateless Rohingya refugee children living in ‘untenable situation’, UNICEF chief With around half a million in effect, stateless Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camp, the United Nations Children’s Fund...
14:38, 04/28/2019

‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasin...
19:00, 07/09/2019

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage fol...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Yemen food aid, IDs for Rohingya, protect fleeing Malians, Nagasaki Peace Ceremony Our main stories: ‘Promote’ indigenous peoples’ languages urges Guterres; WFP resumes Yemen food aid; 500,000 Rohingya ID cards issued; Malians fleei...
22:12, 08/09/2019

UN warns of possible new war crimes in Myanmar Special rapporteur tells of abductions and torture of civilians by Myanmar military and insurgent groupHuman rights abuses that may amount to fresh w...
15:48, 07/04/2019

Barcelona rule out Neymar return 'as things stand' despite Brazilian's attempts to force Nou Camp return Barcelona vice-president Jordi Cardoner has poured cold water on a possible Camp Nou return for Neymar, saying a move for the Paris Saint-Germain for...
15:24, 08/05/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimba...
00:00, 08/17/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGB...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Toyota To Build New Plant In Myanmar Toyota Motor Corporation will be building its first vehicle production company in Myanmar where it will locally produce the Hilux from February 2021....
03:12, 06/02/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crack...
07:24, 05/07/2019

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWi...
10:00, 07/18/2019

EU extends weapons ban on Myanmar for another year The European Union has extended for another year a ban on the sale of weapons in Myanmar, as punishment for what it says is the continued persecution...
17:48, 04/30/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre...
01:12, 07/06/2019

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes...
06:00, 05/29/2019

At Least 22 Killed Due To Myanmar landslide, Many Feared Missing At least 22 people were killed when a landslide triggered by monsoon rains struck a village in eastern Myanmar, as emergency workers continued the se...
09:48, 08/10/2019

Ice, Ice Maybe? Myanmar Cop Held For Crystal Meth Switch Drug experts believe Myanmar may now be the world's biggest meth producer, with jungle labs in ungovernable areas of Shan state churning out untold t...
18:24, 06/04/2019

Myanmar frees 2 imprisoned Reuters reporters The chief of Yangon's Insein Prison says two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned for breaking the country's Officials Secrets Act have been relea...
05:12, 05/07/2019

U.N. investigator reports possible fresh war crimes in Myanmar Myanmar security forces and insurgents are committing human rights violations against civilians in restive western states that may amount to fresh wa...
22:48, 07/02/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.    ...
12:48, 05/07/2019

More than 2,000 people displaced, 19 killed in Myanmar fighting More than 2,000 people have been forced to flee from their homes, and 19 have been killed, since fighting broke out between government troops and eth...
12:48, 08/21/2019

'Everything is gone': Dozens dead, missing after Myanmar landslide Rescue workers pulled bodies from the rubble of homes in a village in Myanmar on Saturday where a landslide a day earlier killed at least 32 people,...
15:48, 08/10/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part...
07:12, 05/07/2019

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way “This year’s flood is the worst in my life,” said a lawmaker from an affected township, which was drowned by 30 inches of water in two days amid mons...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Opinion: Myanmar's Suu Kyi cozying up to Orban is absurd Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, have issued a joint anti-Muslim statement. The Burmese leader ha...
04:12, 06/08/2019

Myanmar plane lands without front wheel The Myanmar National Airlines pilot landed the passenger jet using only its rear wheels. He was forced to make the precarious landing after an emerge...
13:12, 05/12/2019

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses BANGKOK (AP) — The human rights group Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Mus...
03:00, 05/29/2019

As Myanmar military takes critics to court, some want Suu Kyi to act As Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi arrived at a Yangon court recently to face charges of defaming Myanmar's military in Facebook posts, the ailing filmmaker was g...
13:24, 06/18/2019

ICC prosecutor seeks Bangladesh and Myanmar investigation The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday moved closer to opening a full investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya...
14:12, 06/26/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison, freed in a presidential amnes...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Who Was Most Opposed to Freeing 2 Reporters in Myanmar? Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar’s de facto civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a former prisoner herself, resisted pressure to release the journalists, becoming angry whe...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after over 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar under the country's Official Secrets Act for reporting on a massacre of Rohingya civilians have been freed ...
07:00, 05/07/2019

UN urges worldwide withdrawal of support for Myanmar military World must ‘cut off money supply’ to commanders accused of war crimes and genocide against Rohingya, say investigatorsThe international community mus...
17:24, 05/14/2019

Reaction after Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from prison on Tuesday after spe...
07:00, 05/07/2019

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army-linked businesses UN investigators are calling on world leaders to impose sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar's military. They say almost 60 foreign businesses, i...
13:48, 08/05/2019

UN urges countries to cut ties with Myanmar, calls for prosecution The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar’s armed forces, a UN fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top ge...
05:12, 05/15/2019

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalt...
18:24, 05/21/2019

'We're not afraid to lead': Myanmar’s displaced find a new voice Fearful for their safety, many of the 241,000 people forced from their homes by conflict in Myanmar are reluctant to go back. Now campaigners are mob...
10:24, 08/01/2019

UN mission urges financial isolation of Myanmar’s military BANGKOK (AP) — An international fact-finding mission is urging that countries cut off all business with Myanmar’s military as part of efforts t...
10:24, 05/14/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Myanmar plane with 89 on board lands without front wheels Pilot praised after touching down successfully at Mandalay despite failure of landing gear A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft’s landing...
08:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough...
18:12, 07/18/2019

Toyota to set up Myanmar plant to assemble Hilux trucks Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would launch a plant in Myanmar to manufacture Hilux pick-up trucks from 2021 as the Japanese automaker plans t...
09:12, 05/30/2019

Myanmar extends detention of American accused of growing pot A Myanmar court has allowed police to detain an American entrepreneur accused of operating a marijuana plantation for two more weeks while he is inve...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from priso...
20:12, 05/07/2019

Foreign Pressure on Myanmar Prompted Journalists' Release Myanmar’s concern that its global standing was being tarnished prompted the government to release two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists from prison,...
20:36, 05/07/2019

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one...
11:48, 07/15/2019

Radical Buddhist Monk Is Charged With Sedition in Myanmar Ashin Wirathu has accused the country’s civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, of foiling the military’s efforts to defend the Buddhist-majority nati...
16:12, 05/29/2019

Myanmar police hunt 'Buddhist bin Laden' over Suu Kyi comments Ashin Wirathu has long been blamed for inciting hatred against Muslims, in particular the Rohingya minority Myanmar police have issued an arrest warr...
14:36, 05/29/2019

UN office hails Myanmar journalists' release, with a caveat The U.N. human rights office is praising the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison in Myanmar, but says a "very dire sit...
15:12, 05/07/2019

UN office hails Myanmar journalists’ release, with a caveat The U.N. human rights office is praising the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison in Myanmar, but says a “very dire sit...
14:36, 05/07/2019

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online ca...
16:36, 07/07/2019

Myanmar Filmmaker Charged Over Facebook Posts About Military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial ...
12:12, 07/18/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates fr...
11:24, 05/07/2019

11 Injured As Plane Slides Off Runway After Storm In Myanmar Eleven people were injured as a plane slid off a runway while landing at Yangon airport in Myanmar Wednesday, police said, as a freak storm hit the c...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce th...
10:00, 07/17/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families afte...
13:12, 05/07/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty...
17:36, 05/08/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring cou...
14:00, 08/15/2019

U.S. calls for end to mobile data blackout in two Myanmar states The United States on Saturday urged an immediate end to a mobile data blackout in parts of two Myanmar states, saying a service restoration would hel...
21:12, 06/29/2019

UN report condemns its conduct in Myanmar as systemic failure Exclusive: ‘Serious errors’ found in agencies’ approach to Rohingya crisis in RakhineA damning report by the UN on its own conduct in Myanmar has con...
22:24, 06/17/2019

UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military A U.N. fact-finding mission says sexual violence by Myanmar’s security forces against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and se...
18:00, 08/22/2019

American Arrested Over 20-Acre Cannabis Plantation in Myanmar Facebook photos led the police to the large cannabis operation near Mandalay. Its supporters said it was an industrial hemp operation. The authoritie...
14:33, 04/28/2019

Gay librarian's suicide in Myanmar outrages LGBT+ community A gay librarian who was bullied by his colleagues in Yangon posted a final message on Facebook before taking his own life. In his final words, Kyaw Z...
20:48, 06/27/2019

UN fears Myanmar internet blackout a 'cover' for abuses Mobile internet has been shut down in parts of conflict-torn western Myanmar under a decree by the government. A UN investigator warns the army could...
11:48, 06/25/2019

Myanmar official says runaway monk 'incited hatred' against Suu Kyi A Myanmar official on Tuesday told a court that a nationalist Buddhist monk, Wirathu, who has evaded arrest on sedition charges, "incited hatred" aga...
15:24, 06/18/2019

Facebook begins limiting Messenger forwarding in Myanmar Facebook says that in Myanmar, it's begun to impose limits on Messenger message forwarding in an attempt to curb content that violates its policies.R...
04:36, 06/21/2019

EU extends Myanmar arms embargo, other sanctions for a year The European Union is prolonging by a year an embargo on any arms that could be used in security crackdowns in Myanmar as well as sanctions against 1...
17:48, 04/29/2019

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage After more than 16 months in detention, two Reuters journalists convicted for their coverage of the Rohingya crisis were released in an amnesty deal....
19:48, 05/08/2019

Supersonic car set for 500 mph attempt The Bloodhound supersonic car will undergo a series of test runs on a specially designed racetrack in South Africa in October, as it moves closer to ...
12:24, 07/10/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters reporters jailed for Secrecy Act crime Two Reuters journalists have been freed from prison after they were convicted of breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act over reporting on security f...
07:24, 05/07/2019

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know...
14:48, 07/12/2019

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway in Myanmar; 4 injured Biman Bangladesh Airlines says one of its planes has skidded off the runway while landing at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, injuring at leas...
20:48, 05/08/2019

Myanmar issues arrest warrant for nationalist Buddhist monk A court in Myanmar has issued an arrest warrant for a Buddhist monk known for incendiary comments about the country's Muslim minority and for critici...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway in Yangon, Myanmar Biman Bangladesh Airlines says one of its planes has skidded off the runway while landing at Myanmar's Yangon International Airport, injuring at leas...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Free at Last: Joy and Applause as Reuters Reporters Are Released From Myanmar Prison Two Reuters reporters jailed for their coverage of the Myanmar military’s violence against Rohingya Muslims were released Tuesday after spendin...
12:48, 05/07/2019

Myanmar can start new chapter after freeing Reuters journalists: UK's Hunt Britain welcomed Myanmar's release of two Reuters journalists on Tuesday after more than 500 days in jail, a step that Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt ...
18:36, 05/07/2019

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the U...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Hardline Myanmar monk's supporters protest arrest warrant Hundreds of supporters of Myanmar nationalist monk Wirathu protested at the country's most sacred Buddhist pagoda on Thursday against a warrant issue...
18:36, 05/30/2019

Factbox: Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from priso...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Myanmar cuts internet to Rakhine state amid unrest UN special rapporteur says blackout has led to rights violations and a ‘clearance operation’ was taking placeMore than a million people in Myanmar’s ...
12:24, 06/25/2019

Blood amber: The exquisite trove of fossils fuelling war in Myanmar A huge number of finds in newly mined amber are rewriting what we know about the age of the dinosaurs. But getting hold of them may come at a terribl...
14:24, 05/03/2019

Myanmar passenger jet lands safely after landing gear fails YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar National Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Mandalay International Airport using only its rear wheels a...
09:24, 05/12/2019

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it di...
07:36, 06/18/2019

Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed from prison: witnesses Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
05:12, 05/07/2019

Facebook admits it’s still being exploited to incite ethnic violence in Myanmar Facebook said it removed 216 social media pages, groups, and accounts in Myanmar, where it continues to be exploited in an ethnic cleansing campaign....
15:12, 08/22/2019

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana ...
22:36, 05/21/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, an...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Myanmar Plane In Emergency Touchdown As Landing Gear Fails A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft's landing gear failed, forcing the jet into an emergency landing with no front wheels on Sunday morn...
11:12, 05/12/2019

Silk Road sweeteners: China woos Myanmar's NLD with junkets The National League for Democracy was forged in an uprising against one-party rule. Its activists spent years in jail under Myanmar's military junta....
05:00, 08/07/2019

Myanmar lawmakers debate proposals to curb military political power Myanmar’s parliament on Tuesday began debating amendments to the constitution aimed at reducing the military’s role in politics, amid objections from...
14:00, 07/30/2019

Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections The military, known for its brutal ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people, is using defamation laws to solidify its authority ahead of parliamentary...
12:24, 08/16/2019

'Until her bones are broken': Myanmar activists fight to outlaw domestic violence Cradling her one-year-old daughter in a house in southern Myanmar, 22-year-old Nu Nu Aye recalled the reasons her husband gave for beating her. She h...
02:48, 08/16/2019

World Bank under fire for development plan in Myanmar's divided Rakhine Aid groups and human rights advocates have warned the World Bank that a $100 million development project it is planning for Myanmar’s conflict-riven ...
15:48, 05/17/2019

'People are dying': U.N official urges aid access for Myanmar's Rakhine state A U.N. official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers "predictable, sustained access" to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and...
09:36, 05/15/2019

White House welcomes release of Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar The White House said on Tuesday it welcomed the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed in Myanmar for more than a ye...
05:12, 05/08/2019

| 'Dead livestock and water running out' in Myanmar village under army lockdown Rakhine villagers trapped by a Myanmar army lockdown said they are fast running out of water as the operation against suspected ethnic rebels - which...
01:24, 05/15/2019

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway at Myanmar's Yangon airport A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane came off the runway as it landed in bad weather at Yangon's international airport on Wednesday evening, injuring at...
18:24, 05/08/2019

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar - army One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and e...
16:00, 08/17/2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters freed from prison in Myanmar The two journalists, who exposed a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, spent more than 500 days behind bars on charges of violating a colonial-era secrets ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

More than 500 days in prison: For journalists jailed in Myanmar, a long fight for freedom Convicted of breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when...
07:00, 05/07/2019

North Korea, China and Russia arm Myanmar’s military despite genocide accusations, U.N. says The most extensive study on the military’s financing to date also found that dozens of Myanmar companies donated more than $10 million to the militar...
20:12, 08/05/2019

The Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Is a Victory for Press Freedom. But the War on Truth Isn’t Over The two figures were first spotted by a photographer who arrived early on the scene, with a telephoto lens through the gates of a Yangon prison on Ma...
23:36, 05/08/2019

Myanmar doctor loses medical license over ‘racy’ bikini photos A Myanmar doctor who wanted to become a model has had her medical license revoked for sharing “immoral” bikini photos. After several year...
20:24, 06/19/2019

Thousands protest amid outcry over Myanmar child-rape case Thousands of protesters marched to a police office in the north of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Saturday, demanding speedy and transparent just...
10:12, 07/06/2019

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and...
07:48, 08/05/2019

2 Pulitzer-Winning Reuters Reporters Freed After 500 Days In Myanmar Jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Doctor-Turned-Model Hits Back At Ban Over Lingerie Photos A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for "interfering" with p...
14:48, 06/15/2019

Nationalist group condemns Myanmar sedition case against Buddhist monk Myanmar's most prominent group of nationalist Buddhist monks on Monday condemned sedition charges against one of its leading members, Wirathu, ahead ...
07:36, 06/18/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Ro...
08:48, 07/17/2019

VW ID R prepares for Nurburgring lap record attempt Upgraded electric racer has undergone changes to prepare it for the Nordschleife, following its Pikes Peak victory last year Volkswagen has begun te...
14:48, 05/01/2019

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseles...
22:12, 06/18/2019

Kyrgyzstan's former president arrested at the second attempt Almazbek Atambayev, who ruled the Asian state from 2011 to 2017, was detained after raids on his residence. Troops stormed his home the previous day ...
03:48, 08/09/2019

Ethiopia Foils Coup Attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt that killed several senior government officials, including its military chief, underlining the deep chall...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Murray to attempt comeback if his body allows it Former world number one Andy Murray said he is under no pressure to return to competitive tennis after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery earlier thi...
14:38, 04/28/2019

CBP K-9 stops meth smuggling attempt TUCSON – Authorities say a man from Caborca, Sonora is facing smuggling charges, after he was stopped with nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine ...
03:36, 07/13/2019

Trump confirms he is considering attempt to buy Greenland President says bid would be ‘essentially a real estate deal'Danish semi-autonomous territory has said it is not for saleDonald Trump has confirmed he...
00:24, 08/19/2019

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 ot...
14:36, 07/15/2019

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after front wheel failure YANGON — A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane fai...
22:36, 05/13/2019

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data ne...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Government internet ban leaves parts of Myanmar ‘in a blackout’, UN expert calls for immediate lifting With “no media access” in parts of the country and “serious restrictions” on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on the situation o...
21:12, 06/24/2019

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Mya...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist...
22:24, 07/06/2019

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social media accounts over 'inauthentic behavior' Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to "manipu...
11:12, 08/22/2019

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 ...
19:36, 07/03/2019

Myanmar citizens deported from Singapore over alleged insurgent ties remanded in custody Six Myanmar nationals deported from Singapore over alleged links to an ethnic minority insurgent group were remanded in custody in Yangon on Friday, ...
11:48, 07/26/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disaster...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Myanmar police hunt for anti-Muslim monk dubbed 'Buddhist bin Laden' A court in Myanmar issued an arrest warrant for the notorious firebrand Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu, known as the “Buddist Bin Laden”, over alleged i...
22:12, 05/29/2019

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after landing gear failure A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels on Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to...
14:00, 05/12/2019

Who Decides What Planned Parenthood Should Be? Since the earliest days of the Trump administration, a group of Planned Parenthood supporters has gathered outside the organization’s downtown Manhat...
18:48, 07/31/2019

| Over 830 000 cholera vaccinations planned in DRC: WHO More than 830 000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province will be vaccinated against cholera, which has claimed over 240 liv...
08:00, 05/28/2019

ISRO's Second Launch Attempt For Chandrayaan-2 At 2:43 pm Today India's space scientists have a narrow one-minute window for their second attempt at launching moon mission Chandrayaan-2 today, a week after the mis...
07:36, 07/22/2019

Man held in Spain over attempt to smuggle cocaine under his wig When suspect removed wig officers found 503g of cocaine glued to his headPolice at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of tryin...
16:12, 07/16/2019

Watch: Car burglary attempt interrupted by coyote A security camera in California captured the moment a would-be burglar was chased away from a resident's car by an unusual member of neighborhood wat...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Second son dies a week after mom's drowning attempt: report A 7-year-old boy was taken off life support Sunday at California’s Valley Children’s Hospital while surrounded by family a week after authorities bel...
09:12, 07/08/2019

TSA pokes fun at attempt to get knife-shaped gun through security TSA agents may have been confused as how to classify this weapon when a passenger tried to bring a knife-shaped gun through airport security.  ...
22:12, 08/17/2019

Venezuelans take to streets as uprising attempt sputters Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets Wednesday but security forces showed no sign of answering his cr...
05:36, 05/02/2019

The Texans' Attempt To Hire A GM Was Cartoonishly Inept It’s been 12 days since the Texans abruptly fired GM Brian Gaine, and their search for Gaine’s replacement has apparently ended with [checks notes af...
22:36, 06/19/2019

Kipchoge to attempt sub-2-hour marathon in Vienna on Oct. 12 LONDON (AP) — Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to run a marathon in under two hours will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12. The attempt wil...
13:12, 06/27/2019

Ethiopia: Hundreds arrested over coup attempt More than 260 people have been detained after a militia tried to grab power in the Amhara region. Some are questioning whether the prime minister's p...
21:12, 06/28/2019

Second Chandrayaan 2 Launch Attempt Likely This Month: Sources The second attempt to launch the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission is likely to be made this month, sources in the Indian Space Research Organisation said t...
13:48, 07/15/2019

Myanmar: Conflict resolution at ‘total standstill’, military commanders must answer for crimes against humanity Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independe...
23:24, 05/14/2019

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, ...
16:24, 06/22/2019

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resort...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a h...
21:12, 05/14/2019

Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violation...
19:24, 08/05/2019

Pilot safely lands plane with no front wheels in Myanmar after landing gear failed A pilot is being praised after a successful landing in Myanmar Sunday with no front wheels. None of the 82 passengers were injured.   ...
21:24, 05/14/2019

Franky Zapata crosses Channel by hoverboard at second attempt French inventor flies from northern France to Dover on jet-powered ‘Flyboard’A French inventor has succeeded in crossing the Channel on a jet-powered...
11:00, 08/04/2019

Same-sex penguin couple adopt abandoned egg in attempt to become parents The Berlin Zoo's two male penguins have been caring for the egg since July and have long sought to be new parents. The pair will find out in Septembe...
08:12, 08/10/2019

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the Britis...
15:36, 07/11/2019

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but ba...
23:36, 07/11/2019

Sudan's military rulers say coup attempt thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that several officers had attempted a coup in an effort to undermine an agreement between the military and t...
23:36, 07/11/2019

How Alonso and McLaren's 2019 Indianapolis 500 attempt unravelled McLaren's 2019 IndyCar return has gone from a planned full-season with proven champions targeted as Fernando Alonso's team-mates, to failing to quali...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Success in India's second attempt at launching Moon mission India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpow...
12:24, 07/22/2019

U.K. Navy Thwarts Iranian Attempt to Block BP Tanker A British warship trained its guns on three Iranian vessels that tried to block the passage of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker through the Persian Gulf, a ...
13:12, 07/11/2019

SpaceX to make its second attempt to launch 60 Starlink satellites Enlarge / The begrimed Falcon 9 booster is back at the launch pad with its Starlink satellite payload. (credit: SpaceX) Even though time remained i...
01:36, 05/17/2019

2 Russian spies sentenced in Montenegro in coup attempt PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — A Montenegro court has sentenced 13 people, including two Russian secret service operatives, to up to 15 years in prison...
11:24, 05/09/2019

Spain's acting PM fails in first attempt to form new government Socialist party leader Pedro Sánchez fails to win support of anti-austerity Unidas Podemos Spain’s Socialist party leader, Pedro Sánchez, has failed ...
17:00, 07/23/2019

A load of hot air: ballooning world record attempt – in pictures More than 400 hot air balloons attempt to break the simultaneous takeoff world record in the Grand Est Mondial Air Ballons festival at Chambley-Bussi...
18:24, 07/29/2019

Japan rejects South Korean attempt to air trade row at WTO Japan told the World Trade Organization on Wednesday that its controls on exports to South Korea were based on national security concerns, and did no...
14:00, 07/24/2019

Spanish caretaker PM fails in second attempt to form government Podemos abstains from second round of voting after it could not reach deal with SocialistsSpain’s Socialist caretaker prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, ...
19:24, 07/25/2019

Google’s ninth attempt at a messaging service will be based on RCS Enlarge / Google's "Messages" app. It's time for the annual reshuffling of Google's messaging strategy! The latest news comes to us via The Verge,...
23:48, 06/18/2019

Kipchoge to make new sub-two hour marathon attempt this year Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge is to make another attempt at breaking two hours for the marathon later this year, probably in Britain, in ...
09:12, 05/06/2019

N.B.A. Rules James Harden Was Not Fouled on 3-Point Attempt The league’s Last Two-Minute Report stated the Houston guard would have landed safely if he had not extended his legs. It also cited three missed War...
01:36, 04/30/2019

Nirav Modi's Third Attempt To Get Bail Rejected, Here Are Reasons A London judge rejected fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's third attempt to get bail, after his lawyer said that Indian authorities have seized or liq...
09:12, 05/09/2019

SpaceX returns its Falcon 9 to the pad for another Starlink launch attempt A Falcon 9 rocket is on the pad for Thursday night's launch attempt. [credit: SpaceX ...
01:48, 05/24/2019

"Pak Won't Dare To Attempt Kargil-Like Infiltration": Army Chief Pakistan will not dare to attempt to infiltrate India like it did Kargil in 1999 because it has "seen the consequences", Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat s...
13:48, 07/05/2019

NRA suspends top lobbyist Chris Cox after ‘failed coup attempt’ The National Rifle Association suspended its chief lobbyist amid allegations that he conspired with the group’s former president in a “failed c...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Ethiopian authorities arrest dozens after coup attempt In Ethiopia, an Amhara region party spokesman has said scores of its supporters have been arrested. The sweep in Addis Ababa follows a bid by a milit...
17:36, 06/27/2019

On second attempt, hoverboard inventor successfully crosses Channel Following a failed attempt in July, French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crossed the Channel on top of a hoverboard this weekend. Starting his ...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Kipchoge to attempt sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge's second attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12 this y...
13:12, 06/27/2019

German Greens attempt to win over voters in skeptical East Green party co-leader Robert Habeck is touring eastern Germany ahead of crucial state elections. The region is rough terrain for the liberal Greens, ...
16:24, 08/20/2019

Gujarat Cop Fires At Man After Argument, Charged With Attempt To Murder A case of attempt to murder has been registered against a police sub-inspector in Vadodara for allegedly firing at a man during an altercation with h...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Evidence Of New Route Into Scotland For Roman Invasion Attempt A school playing field in Ayrshire, in the west of Scotland, has provided archaeologists with multiple layers of archaeology topped with a Roman marc...
19:24, 05/28/2019

No, That Email About the Apple Card Wasn't a Phishing Attempt Whenever you receive an email that’s allegedly from a company, but it’s asking you to click a link and confirm some piece of information said company...
06:48, 08/15/2019

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon ...
04:24, 05/30/2019

Jet takes off from Florida to attempt global flight records A jet took off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center Tuesday morning in an attempt to break world records for flying around the Earth over the North an...
17:24, 07/09/2019

Off-duty firefighter dies during triathlon attempt, reports say An off-duty firefighter who was competing in the “Escape the Cape” triathlon in New Jersey this weekend died from “apparent cardiac arrest,” a spokes...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Gibraltar Rejects U.S. Attempt to Detain Iranian Tanker Gibraltar rejected a last-minute American attempt to detain an Iranian tanker, opening the way for the ship to sail out of the British overseas terri...
17:36, 08/18/2019

Woman goes topless in attempt to avoid shoplifting bust A New Jersey woman shed her shirt and went topless to escape a shoplifting arrest — but her attempt went bust, according to a report. Lakia Pierce, 4...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Ethiopia: Army chief killed during coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief has been killed amid a coup attempt in the African country. According to PM's office, General Asamnew Tsige, the autonomous Amh...
13:12, 06/23/2019

Sunny Garcia’s Suicide Attempt Rocks Surfing The Hawaii native has long been a legend in the sport, but four years after opening up about his mental illness, Garcia’s struggles appear to have le...
23:36, 04/30/2019

Ethiopia: Army chief shot during coup attempt, says PM After reports of a coup attempt, the prime minister of Ethiopia has said the army chief of staff has been shot. Unknown elements reportedly attempted...
06:12, 06/23/2019

Nintendo may have many, many more Switch consoles planned Nintendo is definitely releasing the $200 Switch Lite handheld console on September 20th, and may release a higher-end console soon too, if rumors ar...
16:36, 08/07/2019

EU says planned execution will contradict commitment at UN The European Union says Sri Lanka’s move to resume executions would contradict the country’s commitment to maintain a moratorium on the death penalty...
05:24, 06/28/2019

I planned to kill myself at 27 – now I’m 28. Here’s what happened | Ben Smoke I used to think my bipolar disorder meant I had to suffer, like the ‘tortured geniuses’ Kurt Cobain and Van GoghWhen I was 21 I tried to kill myself....
18:24, 05/15/2019

Avicii had not planned suicide, his father says Superstar DJ Avicii's father says his son had not planned to kill himself, and described the "long talks" the pair had about his mental health and pu...
03:36, 07/04/2019

Kashechewan First Nation planned to relocate A northern Ontario First Nation has an agreement with the federal and provincial government that lays out a plan to move the reserve annually threate...
23:36, 05/09/2019

Royal capital to 'smart city': Myanmar's Mandalay gets high-tech makeover, sparks 'spy' fears Once a seat of kings, the city of Mandalay in northern Myanmar has seen turbulent chapters in its 162-year history – the fall of Burma's last royal d...
11:48, 08/04/2019

| Myanmar frees reporters| New Zealand prayers for Ramadaan: WATCH the top World news videos for today Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty | New Zealand: Ramadaan prayers at Linwood mosque; here are the top World news videos for today. WAT...
09:36, 05/07/2019

Myanmar troops kill six, detain scores in Rakhine over suspected rebel links: military spokesman Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the troubled western state of Rakhine on Thursday, after soldiers and police detained hundre...
18:12, 05/02/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

French inventor to attempt to cross Channel on jet-powered flyboard ‘Flying soldier’ Franky Zapata expects to cross from France to England in 20 minutesA former jetski champion and French military reservist who became...
17:48, 07/21/2019

'Cut the lawn at 4am': Norwegians attempt to create first time-free zone Residents of Sommarøy, bright 24/7 in summer, say they want to do ‘what we want, when we want’The 350 residents of Sommarøy in the land of the midnig...
19:12, 06/20/2019

Union Minister's Son Sent To Police Custody In Attempt To Murder Case A local court on Wednesday sent Union minister Prahlad Patel's 26-year-old son Prabal Patel, who was arrested in an attempt to murder case, to police...
05:36, 06/20/2019

Perez: Late Ricciardo Hungary F1 Q1 pass attempt "disrespectful" Sergio Perez says Daniel Ricciardo's attempted overtaking move towards the end of first qualifying for the Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix was "disres...
17:12, 08/03/2019

Children across Britain attempt egg and spoon race world record Families gathered in 51 locations across Britain to attempt a Guinness World Record for the largest amount of people participating in an egg and spoo...
06:48, 07/28/2019

Trump's intelligence pick is attempt to 'neutralise' spy agencies, say ex-officials John Ratcliffe’s nomination follows announcement Dan Coats will leave after disagreements with Trump over policy and intelligenceDonald Trump’s nomin...
21:12, 07/29/2019

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting...
02:12, 05/17/2019

SpaceX scrubs first attempt to launch 60 Internet satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket, on the launchpad, with its Starlink cargo tucked into the payload fairing. (credit: SpaceX) 1045pm ET Update: About ...
05:12, 05/16/2019

Woodstock 50 Is Back on After a Court Rejects an Ex-Investor’s Attempt to Cancel It (NEW YORK) — The Woodstock 50 festival is back on after a court rebuffed an ex-investor’s effort to cancel the anniversary extravaganza &...
10:00, 05/16/2019

More Details Emerge Of Massive Infiltration Attempt Backed By Pak Army Multiple attempts were made by terrorists to infiltrate into India by crossing the Line of Control between July 29 and July 31, sources told NDTV ami...
10:12, 08/04/2019

Trump dismisses attempt by ‘abuser’ Mexico to negotiate tariffs President Trump Sunday derided Mexico's effort to negotiate away his threat to impose 5% tariffs, calling the nation an "abuser" of the United States...
16:12, 06/02/2019

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16...
21:24, 07/12/2019

Dutch unsuccessfully attempt to move game to cooler time The Netherlands made an unsuccessful attempt to have its Women's World Cup quarterfinal game against Italy moved until later Saturday to avoid t...
19:24, 06/28/2019

Venezuela foils attempt on President Maduro's life: government An attempt to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has failed, the crisis-hit country's government said. The leader has accused the United...
08:24, 06/27/2019

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a coun...
21:12, 05/28/2019

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with ...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Watch SpaceX attempt a 'most challenging' Falcon Heavy launch at 2:30 AM ET Last year SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, but the company describes tonight's STP-2 mission as one of the "m...
08:36, 06/25/2019

Falcon Heavy rocket set to attempt SpaceX’s “most difficult launch ever” The Falcon Heavy rocket was moved to the launch pad early on Monday. [credit: SpaceX ...
17:24, 06/24/2019

General Accused in Ethiopian Coup Attempt is Reported Killed Gen. Asamnew Tsige had been accused of plotting the shooting of five political and military figures in an effort to seize power in the region of Amha...
15:12, 06/24/2019

Mate 30 Pro might feature a daring new design that Samsung wouldn’t attempt A report a few days ago from a trusted Samsung insider revealed that Samsung has been working on smartphone designs unlike anything we’ve ever ...
06:00, 07/10/2019

Cochise County Jail officers discover escape attempt BISBEE, Ariz. – Two inmates at Cochise County Jail have been moved to maximum security after detention officers located a potential means of escape i...
03:12, 06/08/2019

NYPD cops injured in attempt to arrest car break-in suspect Two NYPD cops were injured as they tried to arrest a car break-in suspect in Brooklyn early Monday, authorities said. Kevin Janvier, 25, was either b...
18:12, 07/01/2019

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "p...
01:24, 07/11/2019

Florida cops thwart attempt to smuggle McDonald’s into jail Does the Hamburglar have an alibi? The Clay County Sheriff’s Office in Florida said that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sn...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Woman slashed outside Brooklyn Whole Foods during robbery attempt: police A woman was slashed by a thief outside a Whole Foods in Brooklyn Monday night before a store security guard stepped in and detained the man at gunpoi...
13:24, 07/09/2019

Two men abducted Florida waitress after dine-and-dash attempt: cops Two men in Florida have been charged with kidnapping after police said they abducted a waitress who tried to stop them from dining and dashing. The p...
05:36, 07/04/2019

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride par...
00:12, 06/07/2019

Woman accused of drowning son, 12, more than decade after first attempt to kill him as baby A woman, who was prosecuted in Montana for trying to drown her baby son more than a decade ago, has been accused of killing the now 12-year-old boy b...
07:48, 07/02/2019

Around the world in 48 hours? Former astronaut to attempt global speed record Enlarge / The flight path for One More Orbit's journey around the world. (credit: One More Orbit) As a veteran of three spaceflights (including a s...
04:00, 07/02/2019

Ethiopia Says Coup Attempt Against Leader of Amhara State Failed Ethiopia said there was a failed coup attempt against the head of one of the country's nine regional states on Saturday, underscoring the challenges ...
21:36, 06/22/2019

Violent coup attempt foiled in Ethiopia, prime minister says ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s mili...
22:48, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed coup attempt Four Ethiopian officials were killed, including Ethiopia's army chief of staff, in a failed coup attempt at two locations, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed'...
20:48, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia says military chief killed in thwarted coup attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime ...
13:48, 06/23/2019

Watch: More than 1,000 attempt 'Baby Shark' dance record in Canada A Guinness World Record attempt at a festival in Alberta gathered more than 1,000 people to perform the dance moves to viral children's song "Baby Sh...
17:48, 07/22/2019

Watch: Guinness record attempt features 3,800 dribbling basketballs An estimated 3,800 people dribbled basketballs simultaneously in the Philippines, but ultimately fell short of breaking the Guinness World Record, or...
23:48, 07/22/2019

European champion Dudova recovering at home after attempt to take own life "Three-time European wrestling champion Bilyana Dudova is recovering at home after attempting to take her own life two days ago, the Bulgarian Wrestl...
15:24, 05/23/2019

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit poin...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian...
23:36, 06/20/2019

Franky 'Flyboard' Zapata fails in attempt to cross Channel Frenchman was unable to refuel his jet-powered hoverboard on a boat as plannedA former jetski champion has failed in his effort to cross the Channel ...
16:24, 07/25/2019

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have a...
07:48, 06/22/2019

Rioting German school-leavers stage jailbreak attempt Extra police called in to restore order after disturbance at party in Bavarian town Fifty school-leavers in Germany had to be restrained by police on...
19:48, 07/26/2019

Union Minister's Son Charged With Attempt To Murder In Madhya Pradesh Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel's son was arrested today in an attempt to murder case that left four people injured in a clash in Madhya Pradesh. ...
20:48, 06/18/2019

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached ...
20:48, 06/11/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; 2nd attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to ...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Government To Revive Plan To Sell Air India After Last Attempt Flopped Air India, which is surviving on a Rs 30,000 crore taxpayer-funded bailout, has failed to maintain its market dominance as a slew of carriers includi...
16:00, 07/05/2019

Maverick Democrat’s attempt to impeach Trump fails vote The vote showed that so far, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been successful in her effort to prevent a Democratic stampede toward impeachment before ...
01:24, 07/18/2019

House kills attempt to impeach Trump for 'disgracing' presidency More than 100 Democrats join Republicans to table vote, following Nancy Pelosi’s leadThe House of Representatives killed an attempt to impeach Donald...
03:00, 07/18/2019

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Jui...
04:12, 07/18/2019

Justin Upton Makes A Spectacular Leaping Attempt Really Nowhere Near The Ball Justin Upton leads all active MLB outfielder with 82 career errors. The galaxy-brained solution to avoid adding to that tally? Misplay a ball so badl...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Ethiopia leader says coup attempt thwarted in regional state ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, Addis Aba...
12:48, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia coup attempt leaves army chief shot, says PM Gunfire reported in Addis Ababa as well as Bahir Dar, regional city where armed group reportedly tried to seize powerEthiopia’s army chief of staff h...
06:00, 06/23/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to ...
18:24, 05/24/2019

Bet you can guess how this attempt to cross the English Channel on a hoverboard ended Only a few weeks ago, French inventor and former military reservist Franky Zapata was drawing comparisons to the Green Goblin for the way he flew a h...
02:24, 07/28/2019

How embarrassing Suzy Kolber kiss attempt saved Joe Namath Joe Namath’s drinking rock bottom became internet fodder for years and may have saved his life. The Jets’ Super Bowl III hero opened up i...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Kyrgyzstan special forces attempt to storm former president's mansion Kyrgyzstan special forces have stormed the home of the country's former president Almazbek Atambayev in an attempt to take him into custody, accordin...
12:36, 08/08/2019

Inmate sets off sprinkler system during failed escape attempt A San Antonio inmate did himself no favors and faces additional charges after he set off a sprinkler system during a thwarted prison break, KTSA San ...
05:12, 05/09/2019

Kipchoge likens sub-two hour marathon attempt to moon landing Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge says running a marathon in under two hours would be comparable in the annals of human achievement to standi...
02:48, 08/15/2019

Guaido seeks relations with US military in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guai...
00:00, 05/12/2019

See Kylie Jenner and Khloe Kardashian Take 18 Shots and Attempt to Do Their Makeup Fair warning: Things are about to get crazy up in here. In honor of Kylie Jenner's 22nd birthday, she and big sis Khloe Kardashian are popping bottl...
05:24, 08/09/2019

High court dismisses attempt to block Heathrow third runway Campaigners argued expansion plan was inconsistent with Paris climate agreementCampaigners fighting to stop the expansion of Heathrow have failed in ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Chinese vlogger’s attempt to eat live octopus immediately backfires A Chinese vlogger found out the hard way that trying to eat a live octopus can really suck. The seafood lover – who is known as “seaside girl Little ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

The Little-Known Story of Harper Lee’s Failed Attempt to Write a True Crime Novel One of the great mysteries in American literary history is what happened to Nelle Harper Lee after July 11, 1960, when To Kill a Mockingbird was publ...
18:12, 05/09/2019

Iranian supertanker released by Gibraltar, despite last-minute US attempt to seize it An Iranian supertanker has been released by Gibraltar Thursday after being held for more than a month on suspicions that it was trying to provide cru...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Infamous Missouri Planned Parenthood gets another big break St. Louis’ notorious Planned Parenthood clinic has been given yet another extension that will allow it to operate for several more months without a v...
20:36, 07/03/2019

Groningen gas production to drop 20% faster than planned - gov't Next year's output at the Groningen natural gas field in the north of the Netherlands looks set to drop 20% more than previously announced, the Dutch...
15:48, 06/17/2019

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned ...
04:12, 06/05/2019

Planned Parenthood building clinic despite abortion law BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Planned Parenthood is building a new women’s clinic in Alabama despite the state’s near-total ban on abortions. A...
15:48, 06/15/2019

Retrial planned for man who broke $4.5M statue’s thumb PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Authorities: Man killed 2 women, planned to kill 2 others DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old mid-Michigan man killed two women, intended to kill two more and texted a former girlfrien...
20:12, 05/10/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans n...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Vigil Planned To Honor Crystal Rogers NELSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Every year since her disappearance, Crystal Rogers’ family holds a vigil in her honor. That prayer service w...
04:12, 06/26/2019

Planned Parenthood Removes Leana Wen as President Dr. Wen was the first physician in nearly 50 years to lead the organization. The group is replacing her at a time when states are passing new laws to...
22:36, 07/16/2019

Thyssenkrupp Abandons Planned Split, Pursues IPO Germany’s Thyssenkrupp said it would drop a plan agreed late last year to split the steel-to-elevator group into two separately-listed companies and ...
17:36, 05/10/2019

Pakistan thanks Qatar for planned $3 billion investment ISLAMABAD (AP) — Islamabad has thanked Qatar for the $3 billion investment in Pakistan announced by the energy-rich Gulf Arab nation’s ruler. A...
11:36, 06/25/2019

China Renews Vow to Retaliate Against Planned U.S. Tariffs China renewed its vow to retaliate against planned U.S. tariffs slated to take effect in the coming weeks, though it didn’t specify how it would hit ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

British journalist says he was victim of planned assault A well-known left-wing British journalist says he was pushed to the ground and kicked in the head in what he described as a “blatant premeditated ass...
15:12, 08/18/2019

U.S. Planned Strike Against Iran but Called Off Mission After Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone, Washington was preparing to launch a retaliatory strike, but the mission was called off at the last...
10:48, 06/21/2019

Interior boss: No monument changes planned, but up to Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says he has no plans for additional changes to national monuments as recommended by his pre...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Planned Parenthood Can Keep Performing Abortions in Missouri, For Now Missouri’s Administrative Hearing Commission (AHC) on Friday granted Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis health center an emergency stay that ...
21:48, 06/28/2019

Donald Trump arrives in the UK, protests planned The US president has recently been accused of "entirely unacceptable interference" over his Brexit comments. London was on high alert as protests wer...
14:36, 06/03/2019

Automakers Rebuke Trump's Planned EPA Rollback A coalition of automakers composed of Ford, General Motors, BMW, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen and more delivered a letter to the ...
04:36, 06/07/2019

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis a...
07:24, 08/08/2019

Anfield's next expansion may be larger than 1st planned Next proposed expansion of Anfield may be more substantial than initially envisioned, Liverpool chief executive officer Peter Moore tells The Associa...
06:12, 07/25/2019

Germany split over planned climate change law BERLIN — Germany’s environment minister on Monday backed a European proposal to virtually eliminate man-made greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century,...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Planned Parenthood May Withdraw From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization will decide whether to reject government funding for family planning fo...
18:12, 08/19/2019

Pak Says Work On Kartarpur Corridor To Continue As Planned After a National Council meeting chaired by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday, Islamabad decided to downgrade diplomatic ties with New...
17:00, 08/08/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to c...
11:12, 05/13/2019

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject government funding for family planning for low-income...
23:24, 08/19/2019

Funeral planned for murdered pregnant woman Funeral arrangements have been made for 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who was nine months pregnant when she was killed and had her unborn baby cut ...
23:12, 05/19/2019

Myanmar military target civilians in deadly helicopter attack, UN rights office issues war crimes warning Intensifying clashes between the Myanmar military and armed separatists that reportedly involved a deadly helicopter bombing raid on civilians earlie...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Footballer carjacking attempt reveals threat to London's super-rich Ultra-wealthy hiring military drivers and bringing in more guard dogs to counter armed thieves The criminal threat to London’s wealthiest footballers...
17:36, 08/16/2019

Rush Limbaugh on the attempt to destroy Trump: The stakes for this country have never been higher The stakes are higher than they've ever been in America, possibly since the Civil War, that's what conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Thu...
04:48, 05/31/2019

France's 'flying soldier' to attempt English Channel crossing Thursday Ferry passengers traveling between England and France should keep their eyes peeled for an unusual sight on Thursday as French inventor Franky Zapata...
16:12, 07/22/2019

India halts attempt to retrieve climbers' bodies on Himalayan mountain Officials in India had to scuttle an attempt on Wednesday to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of an international climbing team that went ...
19:24, 06/05/2019

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...
00:36, 07/12/2019

California credit union to attempt Guinness record for shredding paper A Southern California credit union is inviting members of the public to dispose of their old documents in a Guinness World Record paper shredding att...
19:12, 06/07/2019

Guns N' Roses Drummer Steven Adler Hospitalized After Possible Suicide Attempt Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler has been hospitalized after a possible suicide attempt. TMZ, which broke the news, quoted law enforcement ...
19:12, 06/28/2019

Democrats Attempt to Revive Talks on Access to Full Mueller Report House Democrats, seeking a deal with Attorney General William P. Barr, offered a compromise on the full Mueller report that would keep some parts sec...
18:48, 05/03/2019

NASA picks three companies to attempt Moon landings in 2020 and 2021 With its Z-01 lander, Orbit Beyond will make the first attempt to land on the Moon in September, 2020. [credit: ...
01:24, 06/01/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting fir...
04:00, 05/21/2019

US makes last-ditch attempt to stop Iranian supertanker setting sail The United States has unsealed a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker anchored off the coast of Gibraltar. It is the latest twist involvi...
03:00, 08/18/2019

How the GOP tax overhaul attempt to stop estate tax dodgers hit Gold Star families Beth Hoffman, a 37 year-old military widow living in Manassas, Va., was working on her income taxes this year when she got a rude shock: Her bill had...
07:00, 05/05/2019

Frenchman fails in attempt to cross English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard A French inventor failed in his attempt on Thursday to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard when he missed a landing platform mounte...
10:00, 07/25/2019

Jeffrey Epstein found nearly unconscious in NYC jail cell after possible suicide attempt Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was found in his cell on Tuesday nearly unconscious with injuries to his neck after a possible suicide attempt, s...
09:36, 07/25/2019

HQ Trivia's Last-Ditch Attempt to Win You Back Is More Cash Prizes—With Strings Attached Those who still play HQ Trivia and plan to tune in for Season 4 may have more chances to win some of that sweet free cash. But there’s a catch. (Isn’...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Attempt To Break In To IAF's Paris Office Handling Rafale Jets: Sources There was an attempt to break into the Paris office of the Indian Air force (IAF) team overseeing the manufacture of 36 Rafales ordered by India, sou...
13:24, 05/22/2019

Russian spies found guilty of 2016 Montenegro coup attempt A Montenegro court Thursday found 14 people including two suspected Russian agents guilty of plotting to overthrow the country's government in 2016 t...
08:48, 05/10/2019

China 'failing trans people' as young attempt surgery on themselves – study Stigma and ignorance drive young people to undertake high-risk treatment without telling families, Amnesty researchers sayYoung transgender people in...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after airport violence As Hong Kong enters its 11th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, the city is waiting anxiously to see if both protesters and police can ...
09:00, 08/18/2019

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industrie...
04:48, 05/23/2019

| US 'piracy' attempt failed, Iran says after court orders tanker release Iran's top diplomat said a US attempt at "piracy" had failed after a Gibraltar court on Thursday ordered the release of a tanker carrying Iranian oil...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Suspect flings banana at woman during robbery attempt at Midtown deli One of three women wanted for an attempted robbery inside a Midtown deli tossed a banana at the victim, leading to a fight, cops said. Surveillance f...
06:24, 07/26/2019

Federer and Nadal to attempt world attendance record in Cape Town Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will attempt to set a world record for attendance at a tennis match, with the help of some celebrity guests, when they...
03:00, 07/05/2019

Florida mom crashes into tanker in failed attempt to kill herself, sons: cops A Florida woman allegedly slammed her car into a tanker truck in a failed attempt to kill herself and her two young sons — claiming that it was...
14:12, 08/19/2019

Watch live: SpaceX CRS-18 launch attempt Thursday dogged by weather A SpaceX launch attempt to the International Space Station from Florida Thursday evening is dogged by weather similar to that which delayed it on Wed...
21:24, 07/25/2019

Wrestling: European champion Dudova recovering at home after attempt to take own life Three-time European wrestling champion Bilyana Dudova is recovering at home after attempting to take her own life two days ago, the Bulgarian Wrestli...
10:12, 05/23/2019

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated...
01:00, 06/05/2019

The Supreme Court could intervene in attempt to remove Trump from office, Dershowitz says President Trump may succeed if he follows through on his attempt to take an impeachment attempt to the Supreme Court, Harvard law professor Alan Ders...
19:00, 06/01/2019

Sudan military says it thwarts coup attempt, arrests senior officers Sudan's military said on Wednesday that it had thwarted a coup attempt and arrested an unspecified number of senior officers in connection with a plo...
21:12, 07/24/2019

Darren Rovell Overdoes It On Attempt At Human Emotion With A Pennywise-Ass Giggle The 2019 NBA Draft is almost underway and, in a surprise to absolutely no one, Darren Rovell is in attendance talking about the only thing that matte...
02:12, 06/21/2019

Ethiopian government stops coup attempt, military chief killed The Ethiopian governent thwarted a coup attempt on Saturday that left four people dead, including the President of the Amhara Regional Government and...
22:24, 06/23/2019

Video shows man wanted for NYPD water attacks attempt to run from arrest Disturbing cellphone video shows an ex-con wanted in a water-bucket attack on NYPD cops boldly challenging the detectives who tracked him down in The...
05:36, 08/21/2019

Ethiopia's chief of staff killed in coup attempt in Amhara state Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state o...
10:48, 06/23/2019

Chase bank's attempt to share some #MondayMotivation completely backfired Chase bank's attempt to share some #MondayMotivation completely backfired and people were upset. Some politicians spoke out on Twitter and calle...
02:12, 05/01/2019

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot Dead After Failed Coup Attempt Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state o...
13:36, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia says at least two senior officials killed in coup attempt in Amhara state At least two senior Ethiopian officials were killed during an attempt by an army general to seize power in Ethiopia's northern state of Amhara, state...
10:12, 06/23/2019

'Dozens' killed in foiled Ethiopia coup attempt: regional government Dozens of people were killed in fighting during a foiled coup in Ethiopia's Amhara region at the weekend, the regional government spokesman said on W...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Brazil gang leader dresses up as teenage daughter in jailbreak attempt Rio tabloids mock Clauvino da Silva’s botched escape, which also left his daughter, 19, insideWhen Mexico’s “Shorty” – the drug lord Joaquín “El Chap...
19:00, 08/05/2019

NASA Accidentally Destroys NYC in Attempt to Save Denver (Thankfully It Was Just a Simulation) If you really want to prepare for an asteroid impact, you might as well simulate some of the worst possible outcomes—like an asteroid blasting into t...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Whitney Cummings shares topless photo after people attempt to extort her Comedian Whitney Cummings posted a topless photo of herself on Twitter after she says people tried to extort her.       ...
16:12, 08/13/2019

Trump tweets 'too bad!' about burglary attempt at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore home Cummings issued a statement about the incident, which occurred hours before Trump launched a Twitter attack on the House Oversight Committee chairman...
18:00, 08/02/2019

Saoirse Kennedy Hill was victim of 2007 abduction attempt: report Tragic Kennedy co-ed Saoirse Kennedy Hill had been the victim of an alleged abduction attempt outside the family’s Cape Cod compound at age 10,...
20:24, 08/02/2019

Watch: Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer breaks nose on bunt attempt Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer suffered a broken nose Tuesday after taking a ball off the face during a bunting drill, the team a...
03:12, 06/19/2019

In Desperate Attempt To Get Buyers Below Retirement Age, C8 Corvette Ditches Chrome Wheels For as long as I can remember, you could always get your Chevrolet Corvette with a set of chrome wheels. Always. Everyone was so focused on whether o...
07:12, 08/03/2019

Arizona man builds pyramid out of 1 million pennies in world record attempt An Arizona man can finally put his penny-pinching days behind him. After three years of meticulous work, Cory Nielsen, 55 from Phoenix, has completed...
20:24, 06/19/2019

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went...
10:24, 07/18/2019

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came ...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Cycling: Briton's 24-hour distance record attempt ruined by crash British ultra-cyclist James MacDonald's attempt to set a new 24-hour distance record in a velodrome ended in heartbreak on Sunday when a crash scuppe...
01:48, 06/24/2019

Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional ‘coup’ attempt, condemned by UN chief The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional c...
09:12, 06/24/2019

Homeowner shot a 14-year-old during burglary attempt. The 5 other teens with him were charged with murder Six teens were attempting to burglarize a vehicle in Illinois. The homeowner shot one of them and now the remaining 5 are being charged with murder. ...
06:25, 08/15/2019

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money fr...
23:36, 05/30/2019

Regional power grab attempt causes rare discord in Ethiopia coalition A failed regional coup in Ethiopia has exposed rare divisions in the alliance that has dominated the country for three decades, with two of the four ...
19:00, 07/12/2019

At Least 15 Migrants Jump Off Rescue Ship in ‘Desperate’ Attempt to Reach Italy (MILAN) — At least 15 more migrants jumped into the sea Tuesday from the Open Arms rescue ship in desperate bids to reach the shores of Italy a...
20:48, 08/20/2019

Genetic liability for depression increases suicide attempt risk, study says People who have attempted suicide hold a higher genetic liability for depression regardless of the psychiatric disorder they have, according to a stu...
22:12, 06/11/2019

Number of Venezuelans fleeing to Brazil surges during attempt to oust Maduro Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday, when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socia...
21:00, 05/01/2019