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Moscow Court Permits Opposition Candidate to Run in Local Election

A Moscow court reversed a decision to ban a Russian opposition candidate from next month’s municipal election, a rare concession to protesters following weeks of demonstrations in the Russian capital....

Moscow Court Permits Opposition Candidate to Run in Local Election

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Moscow: Thousands protest local election Tens of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of central Moscow to protest the upcoming city council ballot. Independent and opposition candidates have been barred from running....
2019-08-11, 10:39

Russia's Opposition Looks Beyond Moscow for Election Gains Russia’s opposition is trying to gain a political foothold in municipal elections on Sunday, but must first overcome a crackdown against them, and their own internal divisions....
2019-09-07, 11:52

Russian opposition rallies for Moscow election candidates Russian opposition leaders led a rally in Moscow of about 1,000 people Sunday to protest the city election commission’s decision that will keep several opposition candidates off the ballot in a local election...
2019-07-14, 20:00

Russian Opposition Puts Putin Under Pressure in Moscow Election Candidates backed by Russia’s opposition won nearly half the seats up for grabs in Moscow’s city elections Sunday, building on a wave of protests that exposed some of the frailties in President Putin’s closely controlled political machine, but failed to make significant inroads in local races elsewh...
2019-09-10, 01:39

Protesters in Moscow Demand Inclusion of Opposition Candidates on Election Ballot (MOSCOW) — Around 1,000 people have gathered in central Moscow to demand that opposition candidates be included on ballots for an upcoming city parliament election in September. The rally was billed as a meeting between opposition leaders and their voters after signatures sponsoring several ca...
2019-07-14, 19:13

Opposition candidate wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral election The opposition candidate in the rerun of the mayoral race for Turkey's largest city claimed victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party....
2019-06-24, 01:13

Istanbul election rerun: Opposition candidate wins key mayoral race Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu has taken the lead in a high-stakes rerun of Istanbul's mayoral race. The results deal a blow to President Erdogan's ruling party, who'd called for the controversial redo of the vote....
2019-06-23, 19:00

Russian police detain nearly 700, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up nearly 700 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
2019-08-03, 20:13

Moscow police detain nearly 200, arrest opposition figure at rally protesting city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up at least 19 people and some high-profile opposition figures Saturday in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march protesting the exclusion of independent candidates from fall city Council elections.        ...
2019-08-03, 15:26

Russian police detain hundreds, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up at least 381 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
2019-08-03, 16:39

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election. The post Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-23, 19:39

Moscow court reverses Sergei Mitrokhin election ban A Moscow court has canceled a decision by the election commission to bar the opposition candidate from running in Moscow's upcoming election. Election restrictions have triggered major, long-running protests in Russia....
2019-08-13, 22:26

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election filed a challenge Friday against the result in the country’s top court just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital. The legal move is the latest step in what analysts s...
2019-05-24, 18:26

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
2019-06-08, 08:13

Tight security at Indonesia court as opposition pushes for fresh election Lawyers for Indonesia's political opposition called on Friday for President Joko Widodo's election victory to be annulled, telling the Constitutional Court it had been achieved through "systematic electoral fraud and abuse of power"....
2019-06-14, 10:13

Moscow rally aims to get opposition candidates on the ballot About 1,000 people are rallying in Moscow to support opposition candidates looking to run for the local legislature in a second day of protests in the Russian capital...
2019-07-15, 20:26

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
2019-07-14, 18:00

Top Opposition Activists Are Arrested in Moscow After Wave of Protests The lawyer Lyubov Sobol, the public face of recent rallies, and two others, were detained in Moscow in a sweep of opposition figures ahead of an election this Sunday....
2019-09-03, 02:26

Russian Police Detain Nearly 700 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
2019-08-03, 20:39

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the......
2019-08-11, 09:52

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
2019-08-04, 01:00

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
2019-08-03, 23:26

| WATCH | Dozens arrested at huge opposition rally in Moscow Nearly 50 000 opposition supporters rallied and dozens were arrested in Moscow at one of the largest authorised protests since President Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin in 2012....
2019-08-11, 14:13

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Russian capital's legislature....
2019-07-20, 16:39

Russian police arrest protesters at Moscow opposition rally Thousands of protesters have urged the electoral commission to reinstate independent candidates for elections in September. One candidate said authorities are "stealing these elections, they are stealing our future."...
2019-07-14, 22:26

Police detain Russian opposition activist after Moscow protest Russian opposition activist Lyubov Sobol, an ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, was detained by police on Monday after a weekend protest in Moscow, Navalny's spokeswoman said on Twitter....
2019-09-03, 00:26

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
2019-07-14, 21:26

Russia: Demonstrators defiant ahead of opposition rally in Moscow A recent police crackdown on protesters pushing for fair local council elections in Russia's capital has not deterred the demonstrators. Thousands are expected to rally again over the weekend....
2019-08-03, 01:26

IMF meets with Argentina opposition candidate A team from the International Monetary Fund met on Monday with opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez, the front-runner for October's presidential election, according to a spokesman for Fernandez....
2019-08-27, 05:00

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
2019-07-21, 05:26

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls SARANDA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections. A police statement also accuses the people arrested of physically attacking state police officers while storming electi...
2019-06-19, 17:01

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
2019-06-23, 21:26

Nationwide raids target Russian opposition activists after Moscow poll, says Alexei Navalny Russian authorities have staged nationwide raids on the regional offices of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, as well as the homes of dozens of staff and supporters, his team said Thursday....
2019-09-12, 19:26

Erdogan says opposition candidate's alleged insult could bar him from Istanbul mayoralty Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found guilty of insulting a provincial governor....
2019-06-19, 22:00

Turkey's AK Party candidate says opposition leading Istanbul vote count Turkey's AK Party candidate for Istanbul mayor Binali Yildirim said on Sunday his opposition rival Ekrem Imamoglu was ahead for now, offering his congratulations and saying he hoped Imamoglu would serve the city well....
2019-06-23, 20:13

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
2019-06-23, 21:26

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary" than syphilis....
2019-07-15, 09:52

Argentina opposition candidate Fernandez meets with mining companies, governors Argentina's opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez told mining companies and governors from key mining provinces on Monday that exports were "the only solution" for Argentina, his coalition said....
2019-08-27, 05:00

Argentine opposition candidate Fernandez says Macri's new economic measures are too late Argentine opposition presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez said Argentina risks running out of foreign currency reserves due to its economic crisis, in an interview on Wednesday with El Destape Radio....
2019-08-14, 20:39

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorities to meet protesters' demands....
2019-08-10, 00:00

Moscow votes in protest-shadowed election Residents of Russia’s capital are voting in a city council election that is shadowed by a wave of protests that saw the biggest demonstrator turnout in seven years and a notably violent police response...
2019-09-08, 08:52

UPDATE 2-Argentina opposition candidate Fernandez meets with mining companies, governors Argentina's opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez told mining companies and governors from key mining provinces on Monday that exports were "the only solution" for Argentina, his coalition said....
2019-08-27, 00:39

Russia's ruling party takes a hit in Moscow election Russia's ruling party appears to have lost multiple seats in Moscow's city legislature, according to preliminary voting results reported by state news agency RIA-Novosti....
2019-09-10, 14:00

Moscow Election Protest Attracts Enormous Crowd MOSCOW — Tens of thousands of people rallied Saturday in one of Moscow’s biggest political protests in recent years, denouncing the exclusion of opposition and independent candidates from the Russian capital’s city council ballot. The rally was the fourth consecutive weekend demons...
2019-08-11, 08:39

Moscow Police Arrest 800 During Contentious Election Protests (MOSCOW) — Police in Moscow cracked down hard on unsanctioned election protests for the second weekend in a row Saturday, detaining more than 800 people at a rally against the exclusion from city council contests of some independent and opposition candidates, an arrest monitoring group said. E...
2019-08-03, 22:52

‘Moscow Mitch’ Tag Enrages McConnell and Squeezes G.O.P. on Election Security Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, has typically embraced nasty nicknames by critics. But criticism of his role in blocking election measures has taken hold in an unusual way....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Tens of thousands rally in Moscow in growing election protest Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal of authorities to allow a slate of independent candidates on the fall city council elections.        ...
2019-08-11, 09:00

Russia's Ruling Party Takes A Hit During Moscow City Election Pro-Kremlin candidates have suffered major losses in a Moscow municipal election following an opposition-led strategic voting campaign, Russian news agencies reported on Monday....
2019-09-09, 18:26

Musicians caught up in politics during Moscow free election protests As local bands recently performed at an opposition rally in Moscow, other pop stars were simultaneously invited by the government to play at 'spoiler' festivals that some say aim to distract the public from politics....
2019-08-30, 15:39

Putin’s Political Party Suffers Losses in Moscow Election Yet the United Russia party will still form the majority in Moscow, where protests have been held this summer over corruption and falling living standards....
2019-09-09, 21:13

Watch: Hundreds detained in Moscow protest for fair election Hundreds of people were arrested in Moscow on Saturday for a second weekend running as police again clamped down on a rally calling for free elections.        ...
2019-08-03, 18:01

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim, conceded the race after preliminary results showed Ekrem Imamoglu leading with nearly 54 percent of the votes.  ...
2019-06-23, 23:26

Spain's Socialists win EU and local election Spain's Socialists won EU elections on Sunday and were also on track to win local elections, in a boost to acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez, who already won a national election last month....
2019-05-27, 00:00

Hundreds detained in shoving match with Moscow police over election protest Hundreds of protesters, including prominent activists, were detained Saturday near the the Moscow mayor's office.        ...
2019-07-31, 21:39

Russia's ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests Russia's ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, has lost a slew of seats in the Moscow parliament, RIA news agency said on Monday, suggesting a tactical voting strategy pushed by opponents may have worked....
2019-09-09, 17:39

Silent 'free election' vigils held across Moscow amid protest ban After authorities rebuffed their rally plans, Russian activists stood in solitary silence at some of the city's monuments. Previous protests have sparked police action that saw 3,000 people arrested....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Russia's ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests: RIA Russia's ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, has lost a slew of seats in the Moscow parliament, RIA news agency said on Monday, suggesting a tactical voting strategy pushed by opponents may have worked....
2019-09-09, 08:52

Russian riot officer filmed punching woman at Moscow election protest A widely-condemned video that shows a Russian riot police officer punching a woman in the stomach on the day of a sanctioned protest for free elections will be investigated by authorities, state-run media in the country has reported....
2019-08-14, 12:00

UPDATE 1-Thousands rally at election protest in Moscow, leading activist arrested Tens of thousands of Muscovites staged Russia's biggest political protest for years on Saturday, rallying to demand free city-wide elections in spite of a government crackdown....
2019-08-10, 15:52

A Russian Couple Faces Losing Custody of Their Child After Taking Him to Moscow Election Protests (MOSCOW) — Moscow’s children’s rights ombudsman and other public figures have reacted with outrage to Russian prosecutors’ moves to remove a 1-year-old boy from his parents because they allegedly took him to an unauthorized protest. Prosecutors claimed that Dmitri and Olga Pr...
2019-08-08, 00:00

UK PM candidate Hunt says Brexit deal is only way to avoid an election The only way Britain can avoid a national election is to leave the European Union with a deal, Jeremy Hunt, a candidate to be the country's next prime minister, said on Sunday....
2019-06-09, 11:52

Mauritanian president’s candidate claims election victory NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — The candidate chosen by Mauritania’s outgoing president has claimed victory only hours after polls closed. Mohamed Ould El Ghazouani is a retired general who served as Mauritania’s defense minister before being chosen as the heir apparent to retiring Preside...
2019-06-23, 16:00

Johnson's Grip on U.K. Parliament Is Weakened by Local Election Defeat Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ruling Conservative Party lost a special election in a rural part of the U.K., leaving the new leader with a governing majority in Parliament of just one seat....
2019-08-02, 21:26

Boris Johnson faces first test in Welsh local election The new UK prime minister's biggest challenge yet is one he could well have done without: Defeat for Johnson's Conservatives in the Brecon and Radnoshire by-election would cut his parliamentary majority to just one seat....
2019-08-01, 13:26

Conservatives tipped to prevail in Greek local election runoffs Greeks voted on Sunday in the second round of local elections that are expected to show the conservative opposition party consolidating gains ahead of a snap general election next month....
2019-06-02, 16:13

City of Tucson 2019 Primary Election candidate breakdown TUCSON – The city of Tucson’s 2019 primary election is Tuesday. The election will help determine the Democratic candidate to face off an Independent candidate for Tucson mayor in November’s general election, as well as council members for Wards 1, 2 and 4. On the ballot running for...
2019-08-27, 05:00

Ruling party candidate declared winner of Mauritania election Mauritania's government-backed candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the presidential election on Sunday, cementing the power of a ruling party that has positioned itself as an ally of the West against Islamist militants....
2019-06-24, 02:26

Candidate loses German election after film makers weigh in BERLIN (AP) — A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany party in a runoff that drew international attention. The dpa news agency reported that Octavian Ursu, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel...
2019-06-17, 00:39

Ethiopia's opposition parties criticize election law changes Ethiopian lawmakers on Saturday revised election laws to pave the way for polls next year, but some opposition parties said the changes would make it more difficult for them to challenge the ruling coalition....
2019-08-24, 22:26

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition supporters gathered Sunday at the main government building acc...
2019-06-02, 21:13

| Malawi opposition rally against election 'robbery' Malawian opposition supporters have marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in elections last month that returned Peter Mutharika as president....
2019-06-05, 18:26

Pre-Oct. 31 UK election unlikely as opposition parties to thwart PM Johnson An election before Oct. 31 is now unlikely as opposition parties will vote against or abstain when Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday seeks parliament's approval for an election in mid October, Sky News cited Plaid Cymru as saying....
2019-09-06, 14:00

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping police crackdown and ban on the event....
2019-08-03, 06:52

Japan opposition leader sees 'double election' unlikely Prospects are fading for a snap election for parliament's lower house in tandem with a summer upper house poll, the leader of Japan's second-biggest opposition party said on Thursday....
2019-06-21, 03:52

Opposition to block British PM Johnson's early election bid British opposition parties said on Friday that they would block Prime Minister Boris Johnson's second bid to call an early general election in mid-October, setting up a showdown with the government over delaying Brexit....
2019-09-06, 17:13

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-06-23, 22:26

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security....
2019-05-23, 20:00

Indian PM Modi stuns opposition with 'massive' election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to a huge election victory on Thursday, on course to increase his majority and give his party the mandate to pursue business-friendly policies that put Hindus first and take a hard line on national security....
2019-05-23, 11:39

Guatemala's center-left candidate Torres takes early lead in election Early results from Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday showed center-left candidate Sandra Torres leading the race from her nearest conservative rival Alejandro Giammattei by more than seven percentage points....
2019-06-17, 06:39

Opposition Candidates From Erstwhile Royal Families Defeated In Election As the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party swept the parliamentary election, opposition candidates from erstwhile royal families failed to hold their fort....
2019-05-25, 00:52

UK opposition parties won’t back Boris Johnson’s call for new election Britain’s opposition parties said Friday they won’t back Boris Johnson’s call for a new election next week, putting more pressure on Britain’s embattled prime minister as he tries to deliver on his promise to quit the EU with or without a divorce deal. The parties had been mu...
2019-09-06, 21:13

Opposition to block British PM Johnson's snap election gamble British opposition parties said on Friday that they would block Prime Minister Boris Johnson's second bid to call a snap general election in mid-October, setting up showdown with the government over delaying Brexit....
2019-09-06, 14:00

Thai opposition says 'not too late' as pro-junta talks stall after election Thailand's main opposition Pheu Thai party on Wednesday urged other parties that contested a March election to reject a coalition offer by a pro-army party seeking to keep the ruling junta chief as prime minister....
2019-05-29, 11:01

"Big Girl's Blouse": UK's PM Johnson Taunts Opposition Leader On Election A "chlorinated chicken" and a "big girl's blouse" - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson kicked off his first questions in parliament by goading opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for not backing......
2019-09-05, 00:26

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of the April 17 election after complaining that the vote was rigged....
2019-05-24, 19:13

Opposition Demand On VVPATs Rejected By Election Body Day Before Counting The Opposition demand to tally the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail) slips with the Electronic Voting Machines before votes are counted tomorrow has been turned down by the Election Commission....
2019-05-22, 15:39

Rajasthan Student Union Election: Rebel NSUI Candidate Pooja Verma Wins Rajasthan University Student Union Election Results: Pooja Verma, who fought as Independent, has been elected as the student union's president. She is the rebel candidate of National Students' Union......
2019-08-28, 20:26

Opposition Win in Istanbul’s Mayoral Election Deals a Blow to Turkey’s Erdogan (ISTANBUL) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on leading Turkey’s largest city. “Thank ...
2019-06-24, 06:52

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira firms after opposition wins Istanbul election The Turkish lira strengthened overnight after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election on Sunday....
2019-06-24, 10:00

Opposition parties agree to block election until Brexit delay secured Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders commit to voting down snap election plan on MondayLatest Brexit developments – live updatesOpposition parties have agreed to reject Boris Johnson’s attempt to trigger a snap election for a second time on Monday, making it increasingly unlikely a poll will be hel...
2019-09-06, 18:00

Brexit crisis grows as opposition rejects snap election call Britain’s opposition parties say they won’t support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for an election when it comes to a vote next week, piling more pressure on Britain’s embattled leader...
2019-09-06, 19:13

Italy's Salvini faces mounting opposition to snap election plans The leader of Italy's far-right League, Matteo Salvini, is meeting with defiance to his plans to hold a no-confidence vote. Salvini could become Italy's leader if the snap elections he wants are held in October....
2019-08-12, 10:13

U.K. Opposition Unites to Deny Boris Johnson Snap Brexit Election (LONDON) — Britain’s bedeviling Brexit dilemma intensified Friday, as opposition parties refused to support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for an election until he secures a delay to Britain’s exit from the European Union — something he vows he’ll never do. J...
2019-09-07, 03:26

Danish center-left opposition wins election on welfare pledges Denmark appeared set to become the third Nordic country in a year to form a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election rebelled against austerity measures and dealt a blow to right-wing nationalists....
2019-06-06, 03:52

Turkish government’s candidate for Istanbul mayor concedes defeat after first results from rerun election are reported ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish government’s candidate for Istanbul mayor concedes defeat after first results from rerun election are reported. The post Turkish government’s candidate for Istanbul mayor concedes defeat after first results from rerun election are reported appeared first on LEX18....
2019-06-23, 19:39

Candidate Can't Switch To General Seat After Age Relaxation: Top Court A reserved category candidate, who has availed age relaxation in a selection process, cannot seek accommodation in or migration to general category seat at a later stage, the Supreme Court on Thursday......
2019-07-05, 01:26

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence. The campaign team of former general Prabowo Subianto ...
2019-05-23, 06:26

Tunisian court keeps presidential candidate in detention: lawyer A Tunisian appeals court on Friday rejected a request by presidential candidate Nabil Karoui to be released from detention pending the verdict in his trial for tax fraud and money laundering, his lawyer said....
2019-09-13, 18:26

Court should throw out Brexit case against UK PM candidate Johnson: lawyer A lawyer for Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, told London’s High Court on Friday that an attempt to prosecute him for allegedly lying about Brexit should be thrown out....
2019-06-07, 14:39

Tunisia court upholds continued detention of presidential candidate A Tunisian appeals court on Tuesday upheld the detention of media magnate Nabil Karoui, a candidate in this month's presidential election, on suspicion of tax fraud and money laundering, his lawyer said....
2019-09-03, 20:13

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
2019-05-29, 16:39

Top Court Asks RBI To Confirm WhatsApp's Compliance With Local Data Rules WhatsApp has been testing a peer-to-peer payments service for over a year in India, its biggest market by users, but local data storage norms have delayed an official launch....
2019-08-02, 19:52

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
2019-06-14, 16:26

Russian police raid opposition figures in 43 cities after Kremlin's big election losses Russian police raid the homes and offices of supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny after Putin's party suffered big losses in local elections        ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Joko Widodo....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Hong Kong court overturns ban on pro-democracy candidate Agnes Chow As if Hong Kong's summer of discontent wasn't chaotic enough, a leading pro-democratic lawmaker may have just been unseated by one of his own allies....
2019-09-02, 10:52

Kaohsiung mayor wins opposition party's nomination for Taiwan's 2020 presidential election: media The mayor of Taiwan's southern port city Han Kuo-yu on Monday won the opposition party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election, domestic media said....
2019-07-15, 04:52

Trump unloads on 'disloyal' Democratic House candidate at fiery rally ahead of pivotal North Carolina special election High stakes yielded some of President Trump's harshest rhetoric yet at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, N.C., on Monday night, with just hours to go until voters there head to the polls in a pivotal toss-up special election that will decide the winner of a long-contested -- and long-vacant -- House...
2019-09-10, 02:00

‘It is deception’: Brooklyn court candidate slams victor who switched to Jewish surname A Jewish Brooklyn judicial candidate says she was robbed of victory when her Protestant opponent changed her name to Cohen to seem more kosher at the ballot box. “It is deception,” Tehilah Berman, 49, told The Post of rival lawyer Caroline Piela’s legal name change to Caroline Cohen during a nasty r...
2019-06-30, 04:00

Brexit news LIVE: Fresh setback for Boris Johnson during visit to Scotland as opposition MPs vow to block election bid Boris Johnson's bid for an early general election on his own terms faced a setback today after opposition leaders vowed to block the Prime Minister's fresh attempt....
2019-09-06, 15:52

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
2019-08-17, 00:52

Turkish court sentences opposition figure to nearly 10 years in jail A Turkish court on Friday sentenced a prominent opposition official to nine years and eight months in prison for insulting the president and spreading terrorist propaganda, a lawmaker from the main opposition party said....
2019-09-06, 17:13

Zimbabwe court upholds police ban on opposition protest in Bulawayo A Zimbabwe court on Monday dismissed a challenge by the main opposition party over a police ban on its planned anti-government demonstration in the western city of Bulawayo....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Indian court asks central bank to confirm WhatsApp's compliance with local data rules India's top court has given the central bank six weeks to report on whether WhatsApp had complied with data localization norms as the Facebook-owned messenger gears up to launch a payments service in the country, a person involved in the matter said....
2019-08-02, 19:26

U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board The board of Citgo Petroleum [PDVSAC.UL] appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner....
2019-08-03, 19:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board The board of Citgo Petroleum appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner....
2019-08-03, 23:26

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
2019-08-17, 07:13

Istanbul mayor believes higher court will reverse main opposition ruling Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu said on Friday he believed a court ruling sentencing the main opposition's Istanbul chairwoman to nearly 10 years in prison would be reversed by higher courts, adding that he was saddened by the decision....
2019-09-06, 17:13

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts on Facebook....
2019-06-02, 17:39

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban....
2019-08-17, 07:13

Facebook launches local alerts to disseminate safety information during local emergencies Facebook is giving local emergency management agencies the ability to issue alerts about severe weather, traffic disruptions, crime and other local hazards....
2019-08-27, 19:13

Swappa local: A trusted local marketplace to buy and sell your used gear For local sales, people often use Craigslist, OfferUp, or Facebook. Swappa is known for trusted exchanges of tech and is now bringing its validation processes and community to local markets....
2019-07-04, 03:39

High court could cause Va. election drama, but likely won’t WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could throw a wrench into Virginia politics with a decision expected this month. The state is readying for primaries Tuesday. But a case the justices have yet to decide could mean revisions to about two dozen state House voting districts and, in theory, a new prim...
2019-06-08, 17:26

Indonesian court rejects appeal against election result Losing candidate Prabowo Subianto had claimed April’s poll was rigged against himIndonesia’s constitutional court has rejected a lawsuit filed by the presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, who has for months alleged April’s election – was rigged against him.During a marathon court session in Jakar...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Loser in Indonesian Presidential Election Challenges Result in Court Prabowo Subianto, the losing candidate in last month’s Indonesian election, has filed a legal challenge over the results, in what likely will be his last chance to win the presidency after several unsuccessful campaigns....
2019-05-24, 22:26

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it. The comment, however, diverges from his decision in 2016 to not consider President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland after t...
2019-05-29, 21:13

Indonesian court rejects election-rigging claims from ex-general The Indonesian top court has upheld President Joko Widodo's election victory, rejecting claims of voter fraud leveled by his opponent. The accusations sparked deadly riots in Jakarta after Widodo's victory in May....
2019-06-27, 21:52

Indonesian court rejects election-rigging claims from ex-general's The Indonesian top court has upheld President Joko Widodo's election victory, rejecting claims of voter fraud leveled by his opponent. The accusations sparked deadly riots in Jakarta after Widodo's victory in May....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Nitin Gadkari's Lok Sabha Election Win Challenged In Court By Nana Patole Congress leader Nana Patole Friday filed a petition before the Bombay High Court challenging Union minister Nitin Gadkari's election to the Lok Sabha from Nagpur, alleging illegalities in the......
2019-07-06, 00:39

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
2019-05-31, 20:39

UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election Uttar Pradesh Bar Council chairperson Darvesh Yadav was shot dead by a fellow-advocate while she was attending an event on the Agra district court premises today, two days after she was elected to the......
2019-06-12, 14:39

Malawi court orders partial election recount after alleged irregularities Malawi's High Court has ordered a partial election recount following complaints from the main opposition party of vote-rigging. The Electoral Council has been ordered not to announce results....
2019-05-26, 02:52

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after he refused to do so in 2016 because of that year's upcoming election....
2019-05-29, 22:39

Sudan's military rulers, opposition to hold transition talks within 48 hours: opposition Negotiators from Sudan's ruling military council and main opposition coalition have made progress on the sticking points in discussions on the transition from military rule and are set to hold direct talks within 48 hours, an opposition leader said....
2019-07-31, 22:26

New Jersey denies gas pipeline permits, but allows do-over MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators have denied key permits for a hotly contested pipeline project that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania to New York, but they’re allowing an Oklahoma company to try again. The state Department of Environmental Protection rejected permits Wedn...
2019-06-06, 04:26

New Jersey rejects key permits for Williams' natgas pipeline- AP New Jersey regulators on late Wednesday rejected key permits from Williams Cos Inc on building the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York, the Associate Press reported....
2019-06-06, 07:52

Agency Would Raise Bar for Asylum Seekers' Work Permits The Trump administration supports making it harder for asylum seekers to receive work permits while they wait for their cases to be decided, a move that could deter some immigrants from entering the country illegally....
2019-09-07, 11:52

Adani wins one of last two permits it needs for Australia coal mine The Australian state of Queensland on Friday approved Adani Enterprise's management plan for an endangered bird at the site for a controversial coal mine, leaving only one more permit before construction can start on the project....
2019-05-31, 08:13

Nuclear regulator permits restarting of reactor 4 at Hunterston B EDF Energy is expected to restart reactor a year after it was shut down over safety concernsBritain’s nuclear watchdog has agreed to allow one of the country’s oldest nuclear reactors to restart, one year after it was shut down to investigate cracks in its graphite core.EDF Energy is expected to res...
2019-08-20, 22:26

Missouri's gun law should allow cities to require permits, St. Louis mayor says The mayor of St. Louis said Wednesday she’s asking Missouri lawmakers and the state’s Republican governor to reverse a 2017 law that makes it legal for gun owners without a felony record to carry guns without a permit in the state, according to a report....
2019-08-29, 12:00

China, an Eye on Elections, Suspends Some Travel Permits to Taiwan The move appeared intended to influence politics on the self-governing island, and possibly to prevent exposure to Taiwan’s democratic elections or sentiment that favors Hong Kong’s protesters....
2019-07-31, 19:52

Attorney for journalist attacked by Antifa says she plans to 'sue everybody' the law permits The attorney for Andy Ngo, a conservative journalist who was attacked by Antifa during a protest in Portland on Saturday, said she plans to hold the city government responsible for his beating....
2019-07-02, 17:01

NYPD to revise rule that permits shackling of pregnant suspects The NYPD is revising a department policy that allowed the shackling of pregnant suspects after a related $610,000 lawsuit settlement. “The NYPD anticipates amending its patrol guide to better address safety and medical concerns associated with arrestees in late stages of pregnancy as well as t...
2019-07-06, 04:13

Over half a million International Driving Permits bought since February News 17 Jul, 2019 Drivers in the UK have spent more than £3m buying International Driving Permits since February in preparation for a no deal Brexit...
2019-07-17, 14:26

Iran could consider talks with U.S. only if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: minister Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday....
2019-07-04, 13:26

E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ability of Communities to Oppose Pollution Permits The agency is preparing to weaken rules that, for a quarter-century, have given communities a voice in deciding how much industrial pollution may legally be released nearby....
2019-07-12, 23:52

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest NAMCHE, Nepal (AP) — Seasoned mountaineers say Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to climb Mount Everest has caused dangerous overcrowding and contributed to a high death toll. Eleven people have died on the mountain this year, the highest number since 2015. The govern...
2019-05-28, 13:26

Iran says can talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: IRNA Iran's intelligence minister said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority allowed the talks between the arch foes, state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday....
2019-07-04, 11:00

Iran could consider talks with US only if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: minister Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday....
2019-07-04, 12:13

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
2019-05-30, 04:52

China Steps Up Pressure On Taiwan, Halts Individual Travel Permits China stepped up pressure on Taiwan on Wednesday as it announced the suspension of individual travel permits to the self-ruled democratic island "due to current cross-strait relations"....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Trump officials approved Saudi nuclear permits after Khashoggi murder Seven licenses approved for Riyadh by US energy departmentDemocrats: ‘Were decisions … based on Trump’s financial ties?’The Trump administration twice approved licenses for the export of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after the murder of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, it emerged ...
2019-06-04, 23:39

New Mexico town gives We Build The Wall new permits, retracts cease and desist order A nonprofit group can continue building a wall on private land along the U.S.-Mexico border now that a border city rescinded a cease and desist order....
2019-05-31, 02:52

After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib - a critic of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians - to visit family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds after barring her from making an official visit to Israel....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Mount Everest climbers seen crushed together in new video as Nepal debates limiting permits A crush of climbers waiting to ascend the world's tallest summit can be seen in a newly released video amid the ongoing debate whether Nepal should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
2019-05-30, 19:26

Climbers call for Nepal to limit Mount Everest permits as deaths rise NAMCHE, Nepal — Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. During the short period this season when the weather was cl...
2019-05-28, 17:26

Everest Deaths Rise As Nepal Continues to Issue Permits Amid Overcrowding (NAMCHE, Nepal) — Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. During the short period this season when the ...
2019-05-28, 18:26

China to halt individual tourism permits for Taiwan amid rising tension China will stop issuing individual travel permits for Taiwan to people in 47 mainland cities from Aug 1, its culture and tourism ministry said on Wednesday, citing the state of ties with the self-ruled island, but gave no details....
2019-08-01, 03:52

HGTV hit 'Windy City Rehab' at war with Chicago over construction permits, jeopardizing series: report The popular HGTV show "Windy City Rehab" is in trouble with Chicago officials over construction permits. If the disputes are not resolved, it could jeopardize the future of one of the highest-rated shows on the channel....
2019-07-21, 19:13

Skydiving company behind deadly Hawaii plane crash lacked proper permits, documents show The company operating a skydiving plane that crashed and killed 11 people in Hawaii last month lacked permits for skydiving, the state says.        ...
2019-07-12, 12:39

Disneyland scores permits to build microbrewery, retail shop and meet-and-greet area at Marvel park The city of Anaheim has approved a handful of building permits for Disney's Marvel inspired theme park land in Calififornia for projects including bathroom construction, a microbrewery, a meet-and-greet area and a merchandise outlet....
2019-06-12, 18:13

Election Results 2019: How to Check Election Result Online via Google, App, Website Election Results 2019 will be declared today. Check Lok Sabha election results on NDTV website, Android, iOS app and official social media channels for live updates of vote counting....
2019-05-23, 07:00

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss. The post Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-27, 00:13

Election 2019: Get Quickest Live Updates of Election Results How to get the quickest live updates of election results for the Indian general elections of 2019 that will be announced later today, deciding who will constitute the 17th Lok Sabha....
2019-05-23, 07:00

Kerala Lok Sabha Election Results: How To Check Election Result Lok Sabha Election Results in Kerala, along with all other states, will be declared tomorrow. The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and the final result tally is expected by evening. Kerala voted......
2019-05-23, 01:13

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have 10 MEPs, with vote share falling by 11 per cent - Green Party wins 7 MEPs - UKIP fails to take any ...
2019-05-27, 11:13

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament"....
2019-05-27, 19:13

12 reasons to visit Moscow right now Moscow is a complex city with so much to see that it can be intimidating. CNN Travel has compiled a list of the top attractions that you will not want to miss -- from tourist favorites to unexpected choices....
2019-09-05, 03:39

Update: 'Moscow Mitch' Is Good Now Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat: “Moscow Mitch” is a deeply stupid nickname for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. It’s the sort of #resistance Twitter snark that appeals to a certain segment of the public that—best intentions aside—eagerly reduces McConnell’s decades-long caree...
2019-09-04, 01:26

In Moscow, Riyadh and Washington, this is the age of the shameless lie As David Miliband argues in his Fulbright lecture, world leaders have found they can lie with impunity. We must not be complicit in their mendacityTruth or consequences, a parlour game in which players are penalised for dishonesty or wrongdoing, is mostly fun – but it also reflects a broad moral con...
2019-06-22, 22:26

MoMA PS1 Looks to Moscow to Hire New Director Kate Fowle brings her cultural expertise to Queens from the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Russia. She succeeds Klaus Biesenbach, who departed in October....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Tesla in Moscow crashes into tow truck while on Autopilot Another Tesla crash might serve as a reminder that Autopilot isn't flawless. Driver Alexi Tretyakov reported that his EV (said to be a Model 3) crashed into a parked tow truck on Moscow's Ring Road while Autopilot was active. The owner said the Aug......
2019-08-12, 08:26

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed MOSCOW (AP) — Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile detention of a Russian journalist. More than 20 demonstrators have been detained, according to a monitoring group. The rally on Wednesday ...
2019-06-12, 12:39

Several burned in fire at thermal plant near Moscow A major fire caused by a possible explosion at the Severnaya Thermal Power Plant near Moscow injured at least eight people Thursday, authorities said....
2019-07-11, 14:13

Moscow: Refugees, locals dance to the same tune Russia accepts very few refugees. Those who come have a hard time socializing. But a local NGO has come up with an idea to change that and show them that Moscow can be friendly....
2019-09-07, 22:13

Moscow protests: 'It is our civic duty to go out on the streets' Old and young gathered in central Moscow on Saturday to demand a free and fair election. Nearly 700 people were detained in the latest opposition rally but the protesters who spoke with DW said they wouldn't be deterred....
2019-08-04, 01:26

Rejected Moscow candidates likely to lose another round A working group of Russia’s Central Elections Commission is recommending the refusal of appeals by five opposition politicians who were denied spots on the Moscow city council elections ballot, an issue that has sparked protests and mass arrests...
2019-08-06, 21:26

Moscow residents fight back against 'second Chernobyl' Plans for a new highway through Russia's capital have sparked protests. Locals say the project could cut straight through a nuclear waste site, sending radioactive dust into the air and into Moscow's river....
2019-07-23, 21:13

Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges....
2019-06-16, 16:13

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody....
2019-06-09, 00:26

Poland's Kaczynski says Le Pen's party 'linked to Moscow' The powerful leader of Poland's nationalist ruling party says that political groups in some European Union states, including Marine Le Pen's party in France, are "obviously linked to Moscow and receive its support."...
2019-05-22, 12:39

Putin invites Trump to Moscow for 2020 V-Day Russian President Vladimir Putin invited his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Friday to attend the May 9 Victory Day commemorative events in Moscow next year, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said....
2019-06-28, 16:39

Moscow's City Day Parade Brings All The Machines A parade yesterday filled Moscow’s Garden Ring with all kinds of heavy equipment, from large trucks to helicopters and boats, in a massive show of force. But this wasn’t the Victory Day Parade. That’s in May. This was the Moscow Municipal Service Vehicle Parade....
2019-09-16, 01:13

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
2019-06-13, 12:39

Upcoming Moscow protests will set stage for Russia’s next act Another major protest planned for Saturday in Moscow could embolden President Vladimir Putin’s critics. Or the Kremlin may try to draw a line on the growing number of demonstrations with baton-wielding police....
2019-08-09, 08:52

‘Third Man’ in Skripal Attack Was Link to Moscow, Investigative Group Says Independent Bellingcat researchers traced phone use by Denis Sergeyev, who is believed to have coordinated the nerve-agent attack on the former Russian spy Sergei V. Skripal....
2019-06-30, 23:00

Russian police detain around 100 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police detained around 100 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist, monitors said....
2019-06-12, 13:39

Russian police detain more than 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
2019-06-12, 15:13

Russian police say they detain over 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said on Wednesday they had detained over 200 people at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
2019-06-12, 15:13

| Well-travelled former World Cup winner Schuerrle heads to Moscow Former World Cup winner Andre Schuerrle moved from Borussia Dortmund to Spartak Moscow on a season-long loan deal on Wednesday, the Russian club announced....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Germany calls on Russia to release Moscow protesters Moscow authorities arrested more than 800 people for participating in an unauthorized rally. But some residents said they "had no option left but to protest" in the face of a growing crackdown on independent candidates....
2019-08-04, 19:52

Russian journalist in Moscow police custody sent to hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emergency medical squad was called for Ivan Golunov and deter...
2019-06-08, 17:26

Molotov-Ribbentrop: why is Moscow trying to justify Nazi pact? Exhibition about Soviet-Nazi treaty, signed on 23 August 1939, seeks to turn spotlight on west’s behaviour in 1930s Eighty years after the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression treaty dividing Europe into spheres of influence, Russia has put the original Molotov-Ribbentrop pact and i...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Georgia's parliament backs 'Moscow's man' for prime minister Georgian lawmakers have confirmed former Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia as next prime minister. He is best-known for orchestrating a violent crackdown against anti-government protesters, many of them youths....
2019-09-08, 22:26

Moscow denies involvement in 'execution' of Georgian in Germany The victim of an assasination-style shooting in Berlin was not targeted by the Russian government, the Kremlin said. The Georgian man had fought against Russian forces during the Second Chechen War....
2019-08-28, 18:52

Pro-Putin candidates suffer losses in Moscow elections Opposition figure hails success of tactical voting campaign in local electionsPro-Kremlin candidates have suffered losses in local elections in Moscow, as Vladimir Putin’s biggest critic hailed his campaign to encourage strategic voting.Although the Russian president’s United Russia party retained i...
2019-09-09, 12:00

Moscow wants to be a model smart city; this is how they plan to achieve it The concept of smart cities is a well trodden one and has been at the core of the expansion of some of the world’s big megalopolises. Moscow, however, rarely comes to mind when thinking about technology, primarily because Russia is often considered to have a significant tech presence - u...
2019-08-15, 03:13

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and Moscow....
2019-07-18, 07:52

French Researcher Hacks Into Moscow's New E-Voting System A French researcher has exposed a security breach in an electronic voting system to be used in next month's municipal elections in Moscow, potentially giving hackers access to voters' choices....
2019-08-29, 11:13

| WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory....
2019-07-02, 20:13

4-year-old girl’s message in a bottle gets reply from Moscow Little Taylor Powell threw a message in a bottle into the sea while vacationing in Spain — and got a reply from Moscow. Taylor, 4, put a selfie in the bottle with her dad’s phone number and the message: “If you find this picture, please respond with a name of your country and a picture.”......
2019-07-02, 20:26

American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him Paul N. Whelan, a former Marine held for eight months on charges he denies, said he was in “great pain” and compared his treatment to the Salem witch trials....
2019-08-23, 13:39

Tesla car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow The driver said he was in a drive assistance mode but still holding the steering wheel when the car crashed into the stationary tow truck that he had not noticed....
2019-08-13, 01:39

Russia Police Detain More Than 200 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in......
2019-06-12, 16:26

Moscow Antigovernment Rally Draws Tens of Thousands Nearly 50,000 people flooded a broad boulevard in Moscow, calling for an end to political controls under Russian President Vladimir Putin and decrying recent weeks’ police violence....
2019-08-11, 09:00

Russia summons U.S. diplomat in Moscow in protest over visa row Russia summoned a representative of the U.S. embassy in Moscow on Thursday to issue a protest after U.S. officials alleged Russia had refused visas to teachers at an international school in Moscow, the Russian foreign ministry said....
2019-07-18, 18:52

Moscow asks U.S. to confirm location of ex-official named as possible spy Russia has asked the United States via Interpol to confirm the whereabouts of a former Kremlin official who Russian media have said may have been a U.S. spy exfiltrated in 2017, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday....
2019-09-12, 17:00

Moscow’s Pushkin Museum presents Modernist art treasures MOSCOW (AP) — Iconic art works by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gaugin, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso are among treasures from the early 20th century collection of Russian businessman Sergei Shchukin going on show in a major exhibition at Moscow’s Pushkin Museum. The exhibition, ‘Sh...
2019-06-19, 17:01

200 arrests at Moscow protest against falsified police cases Russian authorities say that more than 200 people have been reported arrested in a large unauthorized protest against falsified police cases, sparked by the recent arrest of a prominent reporter on drug-dealing charges that later were dropped...
2019-06-12, 15:00

Moscow’s Elections Show Putin Is Losing the War at Home Russian liberals are celebrating the relative success of the Communist Party and other Kremlin-friendly quasi-opposition parties in the elections to the Moscow city council on Sunday as an almost revolutionary breakthrough — but it takes some unpacking to explain why. Candidates from these par...
2019-09-11, 05:39

Hundreds detained at latest political protest in Moscow Moscow police detained more than 300 people Saturday who are protesting the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates from the city council ballot, a monitoring group said...
2019-08-03, 17:26

| Russian police detain hundreds at Moscow protest Russian police have detained hundreds of people attending a protest in the country's capital, Moscow, to demand free elections, according to a monitoring group....
2019-08-04, 05:26

Kremlin: Putin doesn’t think Moscow protests significant The Kremlin spokesman says that President Vladimir Putin is following mass opposition protests in Moscow but does not think they are significant enough...
2019-08-13, 12:52

The Latest: Amid trade war, China’s Xi heads to Moscow NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping is talking up the Chinese economy’s resilience as he heads to Moscow for a state visit affirming increasingly close ties between the former Cold War rivals....
2019-06-05, 19:39

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy response....
2019-06-12, 22:26

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer said he had been framed....
2019-06-07, 14:39

Russia jails two more protesters ahead of Moscow vote Russian courts handed out some of the longest sentences to opposition protesters since rallies began this summer. The demonstrators are demanding free and fair elections in a Moscow legislative vote....
2019-09-05, 12:00

Protesters are taking to the streets in Moscow. The Kremlin is watching to see if others will do the same It's marching season in Moscow: Over the weekend, police detained more than 1,000 people in protests over municipal elections scheduled for September....
2019-07-31, 18:00

OPEC's Partnership Concentrates Power in Riyadh and Moscow This week, the 14 members of OPEC extended an agreement with 10 other countries led by Russia to continue oil production cuts into 2020. While on paper the cartel trying to corral prices has widened considerably, the nexus of decision making has narrowed. Only Riyadh and Moscow matter....
2019-07-03, 20:39

Major Fire At Power Station In Moscow Region Injures Many A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
2019-07-11, 14:52

Vladimir Putin's party loses 15 seats in Moscow elections Russian President Vladimir Putin suffered shocking political losses during Moscow city government elections Sunday as his United Russia Party lost 15 seats....
2019-09-09, 17:13

Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
2019-08-11, 23:00

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describing the No. 2 diplomat at the State Department as "very respected."...
2019-08-21, 02:26

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
2019-06-07, 22:52

Thousands protest for fair elections in Moscow, largest in 8 years A mass demonstration in Moscow on Saturday drew tens of thousands of protesters to denounce the exclusion of opposition candidates from next month’s local election.  ...
2019-08-10, 22:13

Taliban say "occupation" must end for Afghan peace as delegates meet in Moscow A Taliban delegation met a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow on Tuesday, insisting that international forces must leave Afghanistan for peace to be agreed, amid gathering diplomatic efforts to end the 18-year war....
2019-05-28, 14:26

Putin, visiting Italy, says wants Rome to help mend Moscow-EU ties Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Italy would battle to restore fully fledged relations between the European Union and Russia and help persuade the bloc's new leadership that sanctions on Moscow were counter-productive....
2019-07-05, 02:13

U.S.-Russia Ties at Most Dangerous Point in Years, Says a Top Moscow Diplomat Relations between the U.S. and Russia are at their most dangerous point in years, said a top Russian diplomat, with the two rivals locked in a stalemate over how to revive an important Cold War-era arms treaty and President Vladimir Putin blaming Washington for failing to undertake talks on new weap...
2019-06-11, 23:26

Thousands march in Moscow demanding open city elections Scores arrested in biggest opposition rally in six years, prompted by disqualification of independent candidates Russia’s opposition held its largest protest in years in central Moscow in a show of strength and defiance after previous rallies were forcefully dispersed with mass arrests.Monitors from...
2019-08-11, 03:26

Medics who treated victims of accident sent to Moscow for examination: TASS Medics who treated victims of an accident during a rocket engine test that caused a spike in radiation last week have been sent to Moscow for medical examination, TASS news agency cited an unnamed medical source as saying on Tuesday....
2019-08-13, 14:52

Record-breaking skywalk to celebrate Moscow's City Day To mark the 872nd year Moscow was founded, a team of courageous skywalk masters walked on a tightrope between two of the city’s tallest skyscrapers.        ...
2019-09-09, 20:00

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
2019-08-11, 02:39

Russian Investigative Journalist in Moscow Police Custody Sent to Hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emergency medical squad was called for Ivan Golunov and...
2019-06-08, 17:00

Ex-owner of Russia's largest independent oil refinery arrested in Moscow A former owner of the debt-laden Antipinsky refinery, Russia's largest independent oil-processing plant, was arrested in Moscow, his company said in a statement on Sunday....
2019-07-15, 00:26

Venezuela to open PDVSA office in Moscow this month: Ifax Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA plans to open an office in Moscow this month, Interfax news agency cited Venezuela's oil minister as saying on Thursday during a trip to the Russian city of St Petersburg....
2019-06-06, 10:52

France's Le Drian: too early to lift sanctions against Moscow over Ukraine France's foreign minister on Monday welcomed positive moves by Russia and Ukraine in past weeks to ease a crisis between the two countries, including a prisoner swap over the weekend, but said it was premature to lift sanctions against Moscow....
2019-09-09, 15:13

Faced with protests, Putin blinks -- but don't expect a Moscow Spring Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for nearly two decades, but he still has the capacity to surprise: This week, he unexpectedly showed that the Kremlin -- on rare occasions -- has a reverse gear....
2019-06-15, 11:52

Russian police detain 311 protesters in central Moscow - monitor Russian police detained 311 people in central Moscow during an unauthorized opposition protest on Saturday, independent monitoring group OVD-info reported....
2019-08-03, 23:26

Hundreds Arrested in Moscow as Protests Pile Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
2019-08-03, 18:01

Russian police make hundreds of arrests at Moscow protest More than 680 detained in protest triggered by refusal to let opposition candidates stand in electionsRiot police in Moscow made mass arrests on Saturday in an attempt to quash a protest rally that had been banned by authorities.The rally was the latest episode of a nascent protest movement, trigger...
2019-08-03, 23:26

Russian police start detaining protesters in central Moscow Russian police started detaining people in central Moscow on Saturday during an unauthorized opposition protest with one monitoring group, OVD-info, saying at least six people had been taken into custody....
2019-08-03, 14:39

Moscow voters: ‘Putin has silenced our protests, but we’ll take revenge in 2021’ Opposition has been ruthlessly suppressed in the run-up to city elections but activists are plotting the endgame: the overthrow of Russia’s presidentNobody was supposed to care about Moscow’s city council elections, a municipal affair that seemed unlikely to make much of an impact on potential prote...
2019-09-08, 20:26

Moscow elections show that Russia's rulers face discontent Muscovites head to the polls to elect a new city council on Sunday. There is little hope that opposition parties will make substantive gains. But, after a violent crackdown, resentment against the government is growing....
2019-09-07, 22:13

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold....
2019-08-02, 19:39

Over 300 people arrested in Moscow protests calling for fair elections More than 300 people were arrested Saturday during protests in Moscow calling for fair and free upcoming local elections, according to an independent monitoring group....
2019-08-03, 19:52

Russian police detain 89 protesters in central Moscow: monitor Russian police detained 89 people in central Moscow during an unauthorised opposition protest on Saturday, independent monitoring group OVD-info reported....
2019-08-03, 14:39

Nikola Vlasic signs for CSKA Moscow on 5-year deal CSKA Moscow has signed attacking midfielder Nikola Vlasic from Everton after he spent last season on loan with the Russian club       ...
2019-06-19, 15:26

Russia protests: Police arrest hundreds at Moscow rally Demonstrators in Russia have launched fresh protests against unfair treatment of the opposition ahead of city elections in Moscow next month. Authorities have detained scores of protesters, a monitoring group said....
2019-08-03, 16:39

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
2019-06-22, 06:00

Kirill Serebrennikov, director detained in Moscow: 'Complexity is resistance' Once the toast of Russia’s avant garde, Serebennikov now faces a 10-year jail sentence. As his powerful, sexually charged play Outside is staged in Avignon, he vows he won’t be silencedOn the stage of a small theatre outside Avignon, a man paces around a mock-up of an apartment. Music issues from so...
2019-07-22, 18:13

Detained Ukrainian sailors waiting for flight from Moscow -lawyer All 24 Ukrainian sailors detained in the Kerch Strait last year are waiting for a flight from Moscow's Vnukovo airport, their lawyer Nikolai Polozov told 112 TV on Saturday....
2019-09-07, 11:26

Russia-born executive to testify about Trump Moscow project WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee is set to interview Russia-born business executive Felix Sater about his behind-the-scenes role in Donald Trump’s effort to build a skyscraper in Moscow during the presidential election. The staff-led, closed-door interview is part of the comm...
2019-06-21, 08:13

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that the law was unconstitutional....
2019-08-02, 03:00

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
2019-06-13, 17:00

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
2019-08-13, 23:26

Top Court Not To Meddle With High Court Order Involving TMC Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Department against Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek......
2019-07-04, 01:13

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi......
2019-08-03, 00:13

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay on the ground of the lobby, but court officers told...
2019-06-12, 10:26

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
2019-06-17, 16:39

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
2019-06-18, 03:52

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious rights....
2019-06-17, 20:00

Centre Moves Top Court After High Court Seeks Mehul Choksi's Medical Data The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which sought fugitive Mehul Choksi's medical report to ascertain if he was fit to be extradited to India to face trial......
2019-07-02, 11:13

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
2019-07-21, 16:26

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
2019-07-20, 05:13

Appeals court rejects challenge of Confederate court statue NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana appeals court has rejected a black man’s request to move his trial to a courthouse without a Confederate monument out front. The 2-1 decision Tuesday gave no reason for denying Ronnie Anderson’s request to move his trial from the East Feliciana Parish Court...
2019-06-12, 19:13

UPDATE 2-Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
2019-08-11, 21:00

Cabinet Approves Setting Up Of ISRO's Technical Liaison Unit In Moscow The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit in Moscow to enable effective technical coordination for timely interventions on diversified matters with Russia......
2019-07-31, 23:52

UPDATE 3-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
2019-08-10, 21:00

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
2019-06-07, 19:39

UPDATE 4-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
2019-08-10, 22:13

Russian Air Strikes On Syria Market Kill 23, Moscow Denies: Monitor Russian air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria killed 23 people on Monday, a monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the country's last major opposition bastion....
2019-07-22, 16:13

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
2019-08-11, 01:26

Afghan Taliban delegation to visit Moscow as peace push grows A Taliban delegation led by the movement's chief negotiator will visit Moscow this week to attend a ceremony expected to be followed by informal talks with senior Afghan politicians on the peace process, officials said on Monday....
2019-05-27, 20:00

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
2019-06-08, 04:39

New York college student, 19, arrested in Moscow over medicinal marijuana: reports A college student from New York was reportedly arrested in Russia for possession of marijuana after authorities say her “patent” for medicinal use of the drug “does not apply” in the eastern European country. ...
2019-09-10, 17:39

Russian police detain Crimean Tatar protesters on Moscow's Red Square Russian police detained seven Crimean Tatars on Moscow's Red Square on Wednesday after dispersing a demonstration that had aimed to draw attention to alleged rights abuses on the Black Sea peninsula which Russia annexed from Ukraine five years ago....
2019-07-10, 13:52

Kebabs and rock music: Moscow's ruse for luring the young away from politics ‘Spoiler’ festivals are being held in Russia to try to keep young protesters off the streetsOnce there were bread and circuses. Now there are DJ sets and kebabs.As thousands of Russians prepare for opposition protests for the third straight weekend in Moscow, the city government is laying on festiva...
2019-08-10, 07:26

Russian plane crash-lands outside Moscow after striking flock of gulls A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Police detain hundreds in Moscow during protests over Russian journalist – video Hundreds of people were detained in central Moscow on Wednesday as protesters rallied to demand that charges be brought against the police officers who planted drugs on Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist whose arrest sparked widespread public anger. Ovd-info, a website that tracks arrests, sa...
2019-06-13, 22:52

Instagram influencer found dead inside suitcase in her Moscow apartment Twenty-four-year-old Ekaterina Karaglanova’s body was discovered with knife wounds inside a suitcase in her Moscow apartment.        ...
2019-07-31, 21:39

| Planes carrying Russian, Ukrainian prisoners land in Moscow, Kiev Planes carrying 70 Russian and Ukrainian prisoners involved in a landmark exchange landed in Moscow and Kiev, with the Ukrainian leader personally greeting former inmates....
2019-09-07, 17:00

Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks with group are ‘dead’ MOSCOW — A negotiating team from the Taliban arrived Friday in Russia, a representative told The Associated Press, just days after US President Donald Trump declared dead a deal with the insurgent group in Afghanistan. Russian state news agency Tass cited the Taliban’s Qatar-based spokesman S...
2019-09-14, 01:39

Tesla Model 3 catches fire after colliding with a parked truck in Moscow Matthew DeBord/BI A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday. Asked in a video published on REN TV website if he was using an Autopilot self-driving system, driver Alexei Tretyakov said he was in a drive assistance mode in ...
2019-08-12, 11:52

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
2019-06-12, 17:52

Huntsman, U.S. envoy to Moscow, resigns amid talk of possible Utah political run The U.S. ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, has resigned from his post after two years as Washington's envoy to Moscow, the State Department said on Wednesday, amid speculation he plans to run for Utah governor....
2019-08-07, 16:13

Rammstein members kiss onstage in Moscow in defiance of Russia's "gay propaganda" law We’ve previously reported on Russia’s “gay propaganda” law, which Vladimir Putin signed into existence in 2013. Basically, the law is meant to ban the distribution of “propaganda of homosexuality among minors,” and has resulted in the recent Elton John biopic Rocketman getting recut by Russian autho...
2019-08-01, 08:00

Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant to pressure the Americans over political disputes....
2019-07-16, 22:26

Thousands attend banned protest to demand free elections in Moscow Thousands of Russians filled the streets of central Moscow Saturday, calling for free elections to the city’s legislature. The protest was the latest in a series that stem from the exclusion of some opposition and independent candidates from the Moscow City Council, Reuters reported. The unaut...
2019-09-01, 01:39

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in northwestern Syria to seize the last opposition bastion, senior rebel commanders said....
2019-07-18, 08:39

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
2019-06-09, 01:01

McConnell to Supreme Court: We won’t let Dems 'pack the court' Mitch McConnell is at war with Senate Democrats over the Supreme Court all over again. The Senate majority leader and his 52 GOP colleagues sent a letter to the Supreme Court on Thursday pushing back against a Democratic amicus brief urging the court not to take up “political ‘projects” like a new ...
2019-08-29, 19:13

Moscow protests pressuring Vladimir Putin find female standard-bearer Moscow's wave of protests has no leader, but 31-year-old Lyubov Sobol has emerged as one of its most visible protagonists. Instead of participating in a weekend protest, she was detained by police in the Russian capital....
2019-08-11, 10:39

Bundesliga transfers: Andre Schürrle leaves Borussia Dortmund for Spartak Moscow Andre Schürrle is on the move again, this time to Spartak Moscow on loan. The Borussia Dortmund winger will be the second 2014 World Cup winner to ply his trade in Russia while Sebastian Rudy is back at Hoffenheim....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Thousands of demonstrators demand free elections in Moscow’s biggest protest in years A month of demonstrations over elections for the Moscow city legislature have turned into the biggest sustained protest movement in Russia since 2011-2013, when protesters took to the streets against perceived electoral fraud....
2019-08-11, 01:00

Ukrainian captives appear to reach Moscow airport in expected prisoner swap: Interfax Buses believed to be carrying Ukrainian prisoners arrived at Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Saturday, Interfax news agency reported, as a major prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine appeared to get under way....
2019-09-07, 11:26

Moscow’s peaceful protests enrage the Kremlin because its only tool is violence | Alexey Kovalev Thousands are calling for opposition candidates to be allowed to run for office, without lifting a finger against the authoritiesOn a typical weekday, Moscow is a modern, rapidly developing metropolis, a far cry from its dark, litter-strewn, dilapidated self 20 years ago. Its formerly abandoned indu...
2019-08-12, 11:26

Italy aide linked to Russia funding accusations frequented Moscow: BuzzFeed An aide to Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, at the center of accusations the ruling League party sought millions of euros via a secret Russian oil deal, flew back-and-forth to Moscow last year, news website BuzzFeed said on Thursday....
2019-08-08, 22:39

Pelosi calls McConnell ‘Moscow Mitch’ over Russian meddling, stalled gun bills Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday taunted Mitch McConnell, using the nickname “Moscow Mitch” while lambasting the Senate majority leader for blocking bills to promote gun safety and protect US elections from foreign meddling. “We all want to invest in building our democracy and saving it from any enemies fo...
2019-08-15, 01:13

Opinion: Vladimir Putin shows his hand as Moscow rehabilitates Stalin's conquests The Kremlin uses World War II as a way of embedding in the Russian mind the idea that everything the authorities of "Fortress Russia" did, do or will do in the future is good by definition, writes DW's Konstantin Eggert....
2019-08-23, 08:00

Rammstein band members kiss onstage in Moscow in support of LGBTQ rights In support of Russia's LGBTQ community, two male members of the German heavy metal group kissed in front of a massive crowd in Moscow. Under a so-called gay propaganda law, the kiss could be considered illegal....
2019-08-01, 12:13

Taliban Arrive in Moscow Days After Trump Declares Peace Deal ‘Dead’ (ISLAMABAD) — A Taliban official says the insurgent group’s negotiating team has arrived in the Russian capital just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a deal that had been nearly a year in the making was dead. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, did not say w...
2019-09-14, 01:13

What's the Most Important Local Law in Your City? You can’t turn right on red in New York City (or smoke in parks—but good luck getting that enforced). In the French Quarter of New Orleans, you can carry your drink around on the street, as long as it isn’t in a glass container. It pays to know the local laws: when the liquor stores are allowed to o...
2019-07-22, 16:13

Can local currencies help the environment? Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party introduced a local currency. Does it work?...
2019-08-12, 16:39

Facebook's local alerts will be available across the US Facebook's local government alerts could soon be an everyday reality for American users. The social network is expanding access to all eligible Pages in the US by the end of 2019, giving authorities across the country a way to spread urgent info. A......
2019-08-27, 21:39

1 in 4 NYC local bus riders don’t pay the fare The MTA’s next stop will be the poorhouse at this rate. More and more riders are boarding city buses without paying the fare, according to new MTA data for the first quarter of 2019. The cheapskates run most rampant on local bus routes, where one in every four riders skirts the fare, representing a ...
2019-06-24, 06:39

Buses exit Moscow jail amid expectations of Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap Two buses with tinted windows and a police escort left a Moscow jail on Saturday morning carrying an undisclosed number of people as a major prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine appeared to begin, a Reuters witness and state TV said....
2019-09-07, 11:26

Bundesliga transfers: Dodi Lukebakio joins Hertha as Andre Schürrle heads to Moscow Dodi Lukebakio, who spent last season on loan in Düsseldorf, has joined Hertha Berlin, while Andre Schürrle is off to Spartak Moscow on loan. Elsewhere, Sebastian Rudy is back at Hoffenheim after struggling at Schalke....
2019-08-01, 19:13

Local Can Be Lucrative in a Bear Market In a bull market, investment and business opportunities seem to be everywhere, to the point they're almost hard to miss. Bear markets, on the other hand, are more challenging. Even so, the opportunities are there -- if you know where to look....
2019-06-04, 00:52

What's the Coolest Thing About Your Local Library? There are libraries where you can borrow puppets, instruments, telescopes, framed art, a necktie for a job interview, or even seeds to plant. Libraries host talks, concerts, story time, workshops, and classes; they distribute books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, even video games. They might host a pa...
2019-06-10, 15:52

A local’s guide to Prague: 10 top tips Nearly 30 years on from the Velvet Revolution, the Czech capital is still evolving, epitomised by its new cultural attractions and diverse food and drinkPrague’s foodie scene is diversifying, with delicious Georgian cooking, which has a rising but still bafflingly low global profile, gaining popular...
2019-06-03, 15:26

A local’s guide to Stockholm: 10 top tips Sweden’s capital comes alive in summer, with its archipelago of stunning islands perfect for boat trips and swimming, not to mention a buzzing food sceneThe Stockholm archipelago is surrounded by clean waters, so the wild bathing opportunities are numerous. A good spot in the actual city is Långholm...
2019-07-15, 10:26

Rat BBQ, a local delicacy is available in a few places in Cambodia Barbecued field rats are not everybody's idea of a tasty treat, but in Cambodia's rural Battambang province they are popular as a cheap, quick snack.        ...
2019-08-16, 14:26

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the country's 13 regions....
2019-06-02, 23:39

Local salon honors first responders TUCSON – A local salon is honoring first responders on Wednesday. Salon 520 Beauty Lab, 7215 E. 22 St. #151, invites all police officers, firefighters, and other first responders to get a free haircut. The salon will be open until 6 p.m. ATTENTION!!! All Police, Fire receive FREE HAIR cut on 09/...
2019-09-11, 22:39

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell, and the risks of buying a car from a salvage auc...
2019-06-15, 02:26

Dying Gasp of One Local Newspaper The Warroad Pioneer, a pillar of its small Minnesota town, ended its 121-year run with bloody marys, bold type and gloom about the void it would leave behind....
2019-08-01, 13:52

New CEO Wants Barnes & Noble to Be a Local Bookstore Barnes & Noble’s new chief executive wants to run America’s largest bookstore chain more like a collection of 627 independent stores, in the wake of the company’s acquisition by hedge fund Elliott Management....
2019-08-08, 16:39

Barnes & Noble CEO Wants It to Be Your Local Bookstore Barnes & Noble’s new chief executive wants to run America’s largest bookstore chain more like a collection of 627 independent stores, in the wake of the company’s acquisition by hedge fund Elliott Management....
2019-08-08, 17:52

On Politics: The Would-Be Trump Candidate Corey Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, is echoing his onetime boss as he weighs a run for the Senate in New Hampshire. Some Republicans are shuddering....
2019-09-04, 07:26

Kai Havertz, the candidate for Germany With both Ilkay Gündogan and Nico Schulz out injured, Germany have to make some adjustments for their Euro 2020 qualifier against Northern Ireland. Joachim Löw might give a young talent the chance to show his quality....
2019-09-08, 22:26

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcement of a ceasefire to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan next week....
2019-05-30, 17:39

Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker brought to Moscow amid prisoner swap talks: Russian media Russia has transferred jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov from a remote Arctic prison to custody in Moscow amid talks with Kiev on a possible prisoner swap, news agencies TASS and Interfax cited unnamed sources as saying on Thursday....
2019-08-29, 11:39

Taliban negotiators arrive in Moscow days after Trump declares Afghan peace talks 'dead' A Taliban negotiating team arrived in Russia Friday, less than a week after President Trump announced that peace talks with the Islamic militant group in Afghanistan were "dead."...
2019-09-14, 08:52

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, marking a major benchmark in China's race to deploy and popularize 5G....
2019-06-06, 07:39

Local man injured in UTV accident beating the odds TUCSON- Imagine beating seemingly impossible odds- not once, but twice. In 1998, George Hammel broke his back in a motocross accident. Doctors told him he would never walk again. “It left me with a lower L1 fracture, and it paralyzed me from the waist down,” said Hammel. “And I was able to, after ab...
2019-06-10, 03:52

Google Lens can tell you about the people behind local artworks If you're sitting in a coffee shop and you spot a neat mural on the wall, you could soon use your smartphone to identify the local artist who was behind it. A new feature of Google Lens currently being tested in San Francisco will recognize the artwo......
2019-07-09, 15:39

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual abuse. “The new law is actually really great ...
2019-05-30, 03:26

Barbasol Championship Announces Local Players NICHOLASVILLE, KY – The Barbasol Championship today announced players competing in this year’s tournament with local ties. Kentucky natives Chip McDaniel, Cooper Musselman, Stephen Stallings, Jr., and Hunter Stewart join headliners Troy Merritt (2018 Barbasol Champion), Max Homa (2019 Wells Fargo Ch...
2019-06-14, 01:00

Over Local Objections, China Muscles Into Belarus A Chinese battery plant has raised the ire of some residents, but Belarus, like Russia, needs the economic lifeline and cannot expect much help from Europe....
2019-07-21, 12:26

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enlightened the owners of its true meaning and they sa...
2019-07-03, 21:26

Find Local Hotspots With These Photography Maps Lifehacker just moved to Times Square, and boy is it weird to work in a neighborhood run for tourists. I want to shout at them, “I have to be here, but you can leave! Save yourself!” No one should go to Times Square. As a traveler, if you want to avoid a city’s biggest crush of tourists, but you st...
2019-06-07, 19:00

How to take over your town: the inside story of a local revolution They are passionate about their community, know what the issues are – and are sick to death of party politics. Meet the independent groups from Devon to London who are seizing controlA quiet revolution has begun in the Devon town of Buckfastleigh. Its compact high street, functional-looking industri...
2019-06-12, 15:00

Koepka banks on caddie's local knowledge American Brooks Koepka believes he has a "big advantage" in this week's British Open in the form of his local-born caddie who grew up playing on Royal Portrush....
2019-07-16, 16:00

Koepka at British Open with a local lad as his caddie Brooks Koepka's biggest asset during this year's British Open won't be in his bag, it'll be on his bag        ...
2019-07-16, 15:39

Congress Scores Over BJP In Karnataka Local Polls Maintaining its lead through the vote count, the Congress has won 562 seats in Karnataka's 63 urban local bodies, leaving behind the BJP with 406 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) 202, according to a......
2019-06-03, 22:01

Local shelters ‘overwhelmed’ with number of kittens TUCSON – Local shelters are “overwhelmed” with the number of kittens they are currently caring for, according to Pima Animal Care Center. Cat / Pima Animal Care Center says they are seeing a seasonal increase in the number of pets they shelter. Courtesy: PACC / May 21, 2019 “We are in crisis mode,” ...
2019-06-03, 18:39

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
2019-06-19, 02:26

Gallup: Most Iranians see local economy getting worse A Gallup World Poll showed Tuesday that most Iranians see their economy as worse off since the U.S. decision a year ago to leave the Iran nuclear deal....
2019-06-11, 22:13

Ortiz back in Boston, taken to local hospital David Ortiz was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday night after being flown to Boston from the Dominican Republic on a plane sent by the Red Sox....
2019-06-11, 06:26

Memorable Summer for Local Cal Ripken Player "I was just excited I got to make it that far." 8-year-old Scott Co. Youth Baseball player and Cal Ripken All-Star Andrew Elam III received national attention for winning the Pitch, Hit & Run competition at Great American Ballpark. pic.twitter.com/Knj2eTzhH8 — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) June 28,...
2019-06-29, 01:26

A local’s guide to Burgos, Spain: 10 top tips Once capital of the kingdom of Castile, this ancient city is full of bars and restaurants perfect for relaxing after a day exploring historic sites and famous vineyardsEating out in Burgos is a delight. The restaurants are generally very affordable and for a small city there is a lot of variety. But...
2019-08-26, 08:26

Local man offering land as reward for lost dog TUCSON – A local man is offering to give land as a reward in return for his dog. Eddie Collins says his dog, Jenny was taken from a Circle K store on Silverbell and Ina roads in late March. Collins is asking anyone with information about Jenny to come forward. He is offering land in Benson as a rewa...
2019-06-28, 23:00

A local’s guide to Plovdiv, Bulgaria: 10 top tips As a 2019 European Capital of Culture, this ancient city will reflect its Roman, Persian and Ottoman influences, and focus on Kapana, its new creative quarterBanitsa is a Bulgarian breakfast staple. The flaky pastry parcels are filled with sirene cheese (similar to Greek feta). One of the best place...
2019-07-31, 18:52

Local journalism: The necessary distance to everyday proximity Good local journalists — those who are involved and integrated in their local communities — are a must for exposing corruption and scandals, says Helge Matthiesen from Bonn's daily newspaper General-Anzeiger....
2019-05-24, 02:13

A local’s guide to Cádiz, Spain: 10 top tips Almost entirely surrounded by water, this Andalucian port city boasts 3,000 years of history, reflected in ancient buildings, traditional fish dishes and salt-of-the-earth peopleCadiz’s most famous beach, Playa de La Caleta, is right in the old town. Get there an hour before sundown and watch the su...
2019-06-17, 08:00

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
2019-05-28, 19:26

Vending machine for books at local school TUCSON- Typically in vending machines, you find chips or candy, but how about books? One local school is using a new approach to get students reading. From diving into the adventures of “Captain Underpants” to the chronicles in a “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” the Book-o-Matic is of...
2019-08-09, 07:13

A local’s guide to Portland, Oregon: 10 top tips Tech money is changing a city loved for its place amid the great outdoors but eclectic delights – plus beer and coffee – remain, and are best explored by bike or on footDivision Street divides Portland in half, and a portion of the eastern section in the Richmond neighbourhood is buzzing with great ...
2019-05-28, 10:13

A local’s guide to Miyazaki, Japan: 10 top tips As the England squad arrives at its Rugby World Cup training camp in Miyazaki, a local bar owner picks the coastal city’s food, drink and cultural highlightsThe subtropical island of Aoshima, about 10 miles south of the city, is connected to a golden beach by a bridge straddling the ocean. The tiny ...
2019-09-06, 18:26

Watch Blues Fans Go Berserk On Local TV Last night, the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 49 years. They clinched at home with a 5-1 win over the San Jose Sharks....
2019-05-23, 04:13

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat. He’s all smiles, but I’m a little nervous, which ...
2019-06-05, 12:26

A local’s guide to Berne, Switzerland: 10 top tips It is one of Europe’s smallest capitals but punches above its weight when it comes to world-class galleries, unbeatable urban swimming and, of course, chocolateTaking a dip in the river is a national pastime here, with the River Aare the basis of the city’s claim to be Europe’s urban swimming capita...
2019-09-02, 10:26

Should we eat local to cut food miles, or does it make no difference? Reducing food miles seems a sensible and straightforward way to cut carbon emissions. But digging into the science shows it's not that simple, says James Wong...
2019-08-01, 05:00

Will My Local Dealer Match A Deal In Another State? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing leveraging out-of-state deals against a local store, how much reconditioning dealers do for used cars, the potent...
2019-08-09, 20:39

Treasury limits state and local tax cap workarounds The Treasury Department has issued final rules that would clamp down on taxpayers trying to circumvent a new cap on state and local tax deductions. The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, promoted by the Trump administration and passed in late 2017, limits the amount of state and local taxes that can be deducted ...
2019-06-12, 02:26

Local foster family shares experience TUCSON — On any given day there are nearly half a million children in the U.S. Foster Care system, and this month is dedicated to honoring foster families across the nation. One Tucson couple we spoke with is hoping that in sharing their story, others will consider fostering. Ray Sutton and Em...
2019-05-27, 02:52

Ed Vaizey says he would stand against a Conservative candidate Former Conservative MP and minister during the coalition years, Ed Vaizey, has told BBC Breakfast that he would consider standing against a Conservative candidate....
2019-09-05, 14:13

The Trailer: Is there still time for a candidate to surge? In this edition: The myths of the pollercoaster, a talk with (another one of) the president's potential primary challengers, and the last congressional debate of the year....
2019-08-30, 10:00

Just How Important Is a Presidential Candidate's Hair? Donald Trump’s comb-over has become the president’s sartorial signature. Can any of the Democratic presidential candidates compete when it comes to memorable hairdos?...
2019-08-13, 02:26

'Not the best candidate': Germans condemn own choice for top EU job Ursula von der Leyen is so divisive at home that Germany abstained from the vote to nominate herIf the European parliament approves Ursula von der Leyen’s nomination in two weeks’ time, the German defence minister will make for an unusual European commission president: a consensus candidate who has ...
2019-07-05, 03:13

How to Get $12,000 from Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang If watching 10 Democratic candidates debate on a single stage made your head spin last night, you might have missed Andrew Yang’s announcement during his opening statement: He’s expanding his efforts to test a universal basic income (UBI) program....
2019-09-13, 19:13

UK PM candidate Hunt says: EU will do a new Brexit deal with me Jeremy Hunt, one of the leading candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would leave the European Union without a deal but with a heavy heart and that he hoped the bloc would engage with a new British leader....
2019-06-10, 16:26

Queens GOP DA candidate admits he’d step aside for Dem The Republican nominee for Queens DA said Thursday that he expects to bow out of the race if the county party decides instead to run a Democrat. Members of the borough’s GOP apparatus are considering putting up centrist former judge Greg Lasak — who finished third in Tuesday’s Democratic primary — i...
2019-06-28, 01:39

Don't be fooled: No 2020 candidate can fix healthcare Presidential candidates have a history of failing to deliver on their healthcare promises. President Trump once promised that all Americans would have insurance, but the uninsured population remains sizable. Before him, President Barack Obama promised that health insurance would be cheaper under his...
2019-06-27, 21:13

UK PM candidate Harper: I want a new Brexit deal Mark Harper, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would seek a new Brexit deal and could not promise the exit would happen by Oct. 31....
2019-06-11, 09:39

How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
2019-08-01, 01:52

UK must leave EU on Oct. 31 even without a deal: PM candidate McVey Britain must quit the European Union at the end of October even if that means leaving without a deal, Conservative lawmaker Esther McVey, one of the candidates to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Sunday....
2019-05-26, 12:52

Michigan candidate says city should be as white 'as possible' A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible."...
2019-08-25, 08:39

ROY candidate Tatis likely done for season (back) After suffering back spasms during Tuesday's game, Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is going on the 10-day injured list and likely won't play again in 2019....
2019-08-17, 02:00

UK PM candidate Hancock mulling end to campaign: BBC British health minister Matt Hancock is considering whether to abandon his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party, and may announce a decision on Friday, the BBC reported....
2019-06-13, 23:39

Think You Can Name Every Democratic Candidate for President? Prove It In principle, it’s probably good for democracy when voters have a wide array of options at polls — assuming, that is, that they have some general sense of who the candidates are. At present, 24 candidates have declared their candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. (To ...
2019-06-03, 19:39

UK PM candidate Johnson: the country can trust me Former foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday Britain could trust him to be prime minister and he would continue to voice his opinions directly as that is what the public wanted....
2019-06-12, 13:39

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the candidates spending the most and least, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
2019-08-14, 14:13

Spain's Socialists win EU ballot, local vote fragmented Spain's Socialists won most votes in European and local elections on Sunday in a series of ballots that boosted their ambitions to target a top EU job in Brussels but highlighted how deeply fragmented the political landscape is at home....
2019-05-27, 06:00

Fourth of July: A busy day for local fire departments TUCSON –The Fourth of July was a busy day for local fire departments. Between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Thursday, the Tucson Fire Department says it responded to 36 fires –23 of them were brush fires. Three of the fires were tree fires and 10 were dumpster fires. One person was hurt after a fire broke o...
2019-07-05, 18:26

Vietnam says Facebook steps up local content restrictions Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet....
2019-08-16, 17:13

Steam disables payments in local Argentinian currency Steam is no longer accepting the Argentinian peso currency as the country deals with economic uncertainity and potential default on its IMF debt.Read More...
2019-08-22, 03:00

| 16 killed in Mozambique insurgency attack: local sources Suspected Islamists in northern Mozambique killed 16 people on Tuesday in their deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in the remote region in 2017, local sources say....
2019-06-01, 06:26

Local Mountaineers, Everest Climbers Were Part Of An-32 Search Two local mountaineers helped find the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force An-32 aircraft that was spotted in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh from a Mi-17 helicopter on Tuesday....
2019-06-12, 18:13

Local partnerships are important for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair recently announced a new code-sharing partnership with one of China's largest airlines, helping the European carrier boost its presence there, says CEO Topi Manner....
2019-05-30, 13:00

Relentless Rains A Drag On Local Garden Centers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — June is usually an ideal month for planting, but the owner of a local garden center says that the consistent rain in the last week has not been good for business. “It has been difficult. The rain chases off the retail customer. They don’t want to be out in...
2019-06-19, 23:52

CBS expands its streaming local news service to Los Angeles CBS has expanded its local news streaming service to Los Angeles after it debuted CBSN New York in December, giving Los Angelenos another way to find out what's happening around town. The ad-supported CBSN Los Angeles includes continuous news coverag......
2019-06-11, 01:52

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road and Campbell Avenue. The 5,000 square foot mural is one of five new murals, which are sponsored by Banner Health. Local artists were chosen for the proje...
2019-06-15, 03:52

Memphis neighborhood mourns local man, worries about more riots Residents of a Memphis neighborhood worried on Friday about any repeat of violent demonstrations that erupted this week after police fatally shot a young black man....
2019-06-15, 03:52

Local art collector’s paintings stolen in home break-in TUCSON — Step into James Bennett’s Tucson home and you feel like you’re walking into an exhibit of a long ago era. Salvador Dali’s painting line the walls. Dinosaur bones can be seen in the living room and an elephant’s teeth has a home on the kitchen table. “I...
2019-09-08, 12:26

Crew Member Taken to Local Hospital After Being Hit on Pit Road in Indy 500 Much of the action in this year’s Indianapolis 500 has been on pit road, with drivers spinning at the entrance, sliding through their pit boxes, hitting each other and, in Jordan King’s particularly bad case, striking a crew member. The crew member was carried off pit lane, and later taken to a loca...
2019-05-27, 00:00

Pompeo to push in India for more U.S. access to local markets The United States is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing Americans companies more access to Indian markets, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday ahead of a visit to New Delhi later this month....
2019-06-12, 22:52

Experts warn of more ransomware attacks on local governments Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks for ransomware attacks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date....
2019-08-21, 04:39

Youngstown Vindicator's Collapse: Are Local Papers Beyond Saving? For the past 18 months, the owners of the Youngstown Vindicator tried to sell the struggling family-run newspaper in northeast Ohio’s rust belt. But the paper has announced that it couldn’t find a buyer and would soon shut down....
2019-07-03, 13:52

Support a Local Teacher for Free With Your Verizon Up Membership If you’re a Verizon Up member, you get $10 to support a teacher near you—a promotion that’s good through the end of the month. To use it, go to your Verizon Up app and find the offer. Click “Use now” on the page to get your specific coupon code....
2019-08-13, 23:00

Family dog mistakenly euthanized by local animal shelter Someone ought to be sent to the dog house for this horrific mistake. A family’s beloved Australian cattle dog was mistakenly euthanized at a North Carolina animal shelter after a devastating mix-up. The Varker family, from Lexington, N.C., discovered their 16-month-old pup Blaze was put down o...
2019-06-15, 07:26

No Report Of Any Fresh Local Recruitment In Terror Groups: J&K Top Cop Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh today said there have been no reports of any fresh recruitment of local youth joining terror groups, and life is returning to normal in......
2019-09-11, 15:00

Florida man missing in Costa Rica last seen with local gigolo A Florida man who was last seen with a gigolo while on vacation in Costa Rica has gone missing, according to reports. Charlie Hughes, 62, mysteriously disappeared Aug. 3 on a trip to Puerto Jimenez, where he was staying at a hotel with a man he met three weeks earlier, news station WFLA reported. Th...
2019-08-27, 23:39

Local firefighters deployed ahead of Hurricane Dorian TUCSON – Local boots are on the ground, ready to help with hurricane disaster relief. When a major hurricane comes about, the federal government requests the assistance of emergency crews around the United States, like Rural Metro Fire Department. With hurricane Dorian expected to make landfal...
2019-08-31, 14:52

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
2019-06-19, 05:13

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece's regions and captured the majority of Greece's cities, confirming a trend seen in last week's first round as well as the European Parliament election, which took place on the same day....
2019-06-02, 22:39

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in Sunday's runoffs....
2019-06-02, 21:39

Facebook expands 'Local Alert' tool in bid to help in emergencies Facebook announced on Tuesday that it was rolling out a tool that aims to provide users with potentially life-saving information in emergencies, as it seeks to improve its public image and play down its reputation as a network that aids the spread of misinformation....
2019-08-28, 15:39

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan say an avalanche has stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country’s north. A tour operator, Ashraf Aman, who arranged the expedition, said the avalanche hit the seven m...
2019-06-17, 17:00

Ransomware attacks on local governments won’t ebb anytime soon, experts say Many city agencies targeted by hackers have had to scramble to get police, 911 systems and fire departments back online. Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date....
2019-08-21, 00:13

China issues 5G licenses to local telcos, TV network Chinese government awards commercial 5G licenses to the country's three biggest telcos--China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom--as well as state-owned China Broadcasting Network, just as Huawei announces it will be deploying 5G technology in Russia, with tests to start this year....
2019-06-06, 12:26

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
2019-06-02, 14:00

Local songwriters perform original songs this weekend TUCSON- Local songwriters will be performing their original songs during Arizona Originals this Sunday at The Maverick live country club. The showcase gives a chance for local songwriters to share their original songs and tell the stories behind them. Tucson native and songwriter Biilly Shaw Jr. wil...
2019-06-08, 06:52

AirTV Mini delivers streaming and local TV in a dongle A couple years ago Dish revealed AirTV, an Android TV-powered set-top box. The company has been relatively quiet since then, but today, it launched the AirTV Mini. The new device is a 4K HDR-compatible streaming stick that brings users Sling TV, Netf......
2019-07-15, 23:13

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for delivery later this year....
2019-05-25, 00:26

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid to access...
2019-07-20, 06:26

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two training sessions this week: Tuesday, May 21 – St. Joseph’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. Thursday, May 23 – St. Mary’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. The CPR tra...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Facebook Expands Availability of Local News Tool in the US The tool lets Facebook users opt into local information, including news articles, missing-person alerts, local election results, road closures, and crime report....
2019-09-13, 14:00

Ireland's Greens eye return to government after local bounce Ireland's Green Party will consider playing a role in the country's next government, pushing to overhaul environmental policy, if its surge in this week's local and European elections is repeated in the next parliamentary poll, its leader said....
2019-05-26, 15:13

Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. This particular 1962 Sprite’s floor was so rusted-out that I could barely find a place to sit. My co-worker Jason Torchinsky has suggested that I step through the floor and attach some suspenders to the lig...
2019-07-09, 16:13

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career TUCSON- Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “Everybody was either yelling and screaming or crying or both,” said Martha Gilliland, who now lives in Tucson. “You just knew something re...
2019-07-17, 05:13

Local car show honors mass shooting victims TUCSON –Tucsonans gathered Sunday night to honor the lives lost in mass shootings over the weekend. An impromptu car show was organized at Little Anthony’s Diner, near Broadway Boulevard and Kolb Road, to encourage the public to donate to help the shooting victims. RELATED:  El Paso native reacts t...
2019-08-05, 16:13

North Korea claims '99.98% turnout' in local elections Pyongyang called the purported turnout a sign of the "single-minded unity" of its people. Voters are only allowed to select "yes" or "no" to a single candidate already chosen by the ruling communist party....
2019-07-22, 17:39

The Trailer: Democrats weren't really clamoring for another candidate In this edition: Tom Steyer's running no matter what Democrats say, the GOP is running against Pelosi and "AOC" again, and Republican women try to win one in North Carolina....
2019-07-10, 01:39

How AOC and a queer candidate for DA could create a sex work revolution A vote in a New York borough is part of the congresswoman’s effort to change her partyIt doesn’t look like much but, subject to a vote this week, the red-light district along Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, New York, will become the scene for the next phase of the political insurrection being led by the...
2019-06-23, 11:26

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the first since de Blasio launched his 2020 campaign ...
2019-05-21, 23:52

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
2019-06-11, 15:26

James Thompson, former congressional candidate, has cancer James Thompson, the Democratic congressional candidate who ran for office in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District, announced on Sunday that he was diagnosed with a rare cancer and will likely end his political career....
2019-06-10, 14:00

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the government would face a catastrophic loss in trust....
2019-06-19, 03:26

No EU candidate gets required majority for IMF nomination: source A majority of European Union governments gave their support to Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund, but she failed to reach a large enough majority to be nominated, an EU official said....
2019-08-02, 23:00

UK PM candidate Johnson says sorry for any offence his words have caused Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, apologised on Tuesday for any offence caused over his earlier comments, including those when he described Muslim women wearing burqas as looking like letter boxes....
2019-06-19, 03:26

UK PM candidate Leadsom: Brexit on Oct. 31 is my 'hard red line' Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would seek a managed Brexit but that leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 was a hard, red line....
2019-06-11, 11:52

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31....
2019-06-11, 11:52

Bernie Sanders, the candidate of Soviet medicine At the Democratic primary debate on Thursday night, Bernie Sanders asserted that the pharmaceutical industry is defined by "greed, corruption, and price-fixing."...
2019-09-13, 03:26

Tulsi Gabbard Says Will Not Run As An Independent Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress to run for the presidential post, has ruled out contesting as an independent candidate if she fails to win the Democratic presidential......
2019-08-31, 12:26

How High Are the Stakes Tonight for Each Democratic Candidate? The third Democratic primary debate, live tonight on ABC News and Univision, will be the first time all of the major candidates have been together on one stage, and also Beto O’Rourke made it in. Many, many pundits are asking: How high are the stakes tonight? Oh ho ho boy let me tell you. They are H...
2019-09-13, 03:52

City Council Candidate Says She Just Wants to Keep Her Town as White as Possible Jean Cramer is currently one of the five people running for a trio of open city council seats in Marysville, MI. Cramer is also an outspoken racist who, during a candidate forum last night, said she wanted to keep Marysville a “white community” rather than let foreign-born citizens move to town....
2019-08-24, 20:26

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fellow candidate, state Rep. Robert Foster, refused to let a female reporter ride along with his campaign....
2019-07-17, 06:00

Tulsi Gabbard Says Will Not Run As Independent Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress to run for the presidency, has said that she will not contest as an independent candidate if she fails to win the Democratic presidential......
2019-08-30, 12:52