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Three Australians, two of them dual British citizens, held in Iran

Two British-Australian women believed to be in prison, while location of Australian man is unknownThree Australian citizens – two of whom also hold British passports – have been arrested and detained ...

Three Australians, two of them dual British citizens, held in Iran

Source: theguardian.com

Three Australians Are Being Held in Iran, Government Says The Australian government said it was providing consular assistance to the families of those detained, and it reminded travelers that they risk arbitrary detention when visiting Iran....
2019-09-11, 17:00

Australia lobbies for release of three citizens held by Iran Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said she met last week with her Iranian counterpart, seeking to secure release of three citizens held by Tehran....
2019-09-13, 05:39

Iran Jails British Dual National For 10 Years For Spying Iran has jailed a British dual national convicted of spying for Israel and upheld the sentence of a British Council staffer for "cultural infiltration", the judiciary said on Tuesday....
2019-08-28, 03:26

Iran: lengthy jail terms for dual national and British Council worker Aras Amiri and Anousheh Ashouri accused of spying as UK-Iran tensions riseA British Council employee and a dual British-Iranian national have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms on security and spying charges by Iran.Aras Amiri, an Iranian national and British Council worker who had been living i...
2019-08-27, 13:39

British-Australian woman held in Iran named A British-Australian woman being held in an Iranian jail has been named as a Melbourne academic who published books on the 2011 Arab uprisings and authoritarian governments....
2019-09-14, 22:52

Husband says British woman held in Iran begins hunger strike LONDON (AP) — The husband of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for over three years says she has begun a hunger strike to protest her detention. Richard Ratcliffe said Saturday that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told judicial officials she will refuse food but will drink water until she is grante...
2019-06-15, 16:52

British minister held 'constructive' talks with Iran on rising tensions The British minister for the Middle East had "open, frank and constructive" talks with Iranian government representatives about rising tensions in the region during a visit to Tehran, Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said on Sunday....
2019-06-23, 20:13

Three Australians detained in Iran Three Australian citizens have been detained in Iran, the Australian government said on Wednesday, adding that it was helping the families of the three but gave no further details....
2019-09-11, 06:52

Three Australians arrested in Iran, government says Three Australian citizens have been reported arrested in Iran. The incident is the latest in a series of recent detentions of Westerners in the country....
2019-09-11, 13:00

Three Australians Detained In Iran, Say Officials The Australian government on Wednesday said three citizens had been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of Westerners to be seized by authorities in Tehran....
2019-09-11, 06:00

Spanish police detain 4 British citizens ahead of CL final MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have detained four British citizens on the eve of the Champions League final. Authorities say the four were detained for assault, including against police officers. Police did not immediately release any other details. Spanish officials expected tens of thousand...
2019-06-01, 02:26

British citizens born in US risk having UK bank accounts frozen Britons who left US as children being chased by their banks for a US tax ID they do not haveTens of thousands of British citizens born in the US but who left when only a few months or years old risk having their bank accounts in Britain frozen because of intense pressure by US tax authorities on UK ...
2019-08-26, 06:26

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
2019-06-20, 15:52

France's Macron demands answers after dual national detained in Iran French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday demanded an explanation from Iran after the arrest last month of Franco-Iranian dual national Fariba Adelkhah, an incident that complicates Paris' efforts to defuse tensions in the region. ...
2019-07-15, 22:52

Iran detains 17 citizens accused of spying for the CIA Iran has detained 17 Iranian citizens accused of acting as spies for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, according to the country's Ministry of Intelligence....
2019-07-22, 10:01

12 Israelis Are Held in Cyprus Over Rape of British Woman The attack was said to have occurred at a hotel in the resort town of Ayia Napa, where the woman and the suspects, some of whom are minors, were staying separately....
2019-07-18, 18:52

British claim about Iran trying to stop oil tanker is worthless: Iran foreign minister Britain's claim that Iran tried to stop one of their oil tankers in the Gulf on Wednesday is worthless, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency....
2019-07-11, 11:26

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they captured British oil tanker: Iran state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they have captured British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television reported on Friday....
2019-07-19, 21:13

12 Israeli teenagers held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British woman A court in Cyprus has detained 12 Israeli youths on the island for suspicion of an alleged rape on a 19-year-old British tourist. The tourist filed a complaint with Ayia Napa police on Wednesday morning, saying she had been gang-raped the previous night at a vacation resort....
2019-07-18, 19:39

Twelve young Israelis held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British tourist A court in Cyprus on Thursday remanded 12 Israeli youths in custody on suspicion of an alleged rape of a 19-year-old British tourist at a holiday resort on the island....
2019-07-18, 18:52

Twelve Israeli teenagers held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British woman Youths aged between 16 and 18 accused of raping 19-year-old tourist at hotel in Ayia NapaA court in Cyprus has remanded 12 Israeli youths in custody on suspicion of the alleged rape of a 19-year-old British tourist at a holiday resort on the island.The youths, aged between 16 and 18, are alleged to ...
2019-07-18, 20:52

Iran state TV: US resident held as spy to be released TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television is reporting that a U.S. permanent resident held for years in Tehran “will be released in the coming hours.” The report Monday on state TV’s website mirrored a report earlier carried by the semi-official Fars news agency about Nizar Zakk...
2019-06-10, 16:39

Iran Demands Return of Tanker Held in Gibraltar Iran demanded the immediate release of one of its tankers impounded with the help of British forces in Gibraltar, an incident that has angered Tehran and exacerbated tensions between Iran and Western countries....
2019-07-05, 18:26

Lebanese man held in Iran expected to go home on Tuesday Lebanon's general security chief Abbas Ibrahim told Reuters on Monday that Lebanese detainee Nizar Zakka, who has U.S. residency, would be freed by Iran on Tuesday and that Ibrahim would return with him to Lebanon....
2019-06-10, 22:26

Iran 'inching' toward place where talks could be held: Pentagon chief U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that it appeared Iran was inching toward a place where talks could be held, days after U.S. President Donald Trump left the door open to a possible meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani....
2019-09-06, 20:52

Iran Released Some Crew Members Of Tanker Held By Them, Says Sweden Some of the crew of a Swedish-owned oil tanker held by Iran in the Gulf have been released, the Swedish foreign ministry said on Wednesday, weeks after it was taken amid heightened tensions in the......
2019-09-05, 02:53

Stena Impero tanker owner says Iran to free seven of crew being held The owner of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero said on Wednesday Iran was set to free seven of the 23 crew members being held although they had yet to receive and official confirmation of the release date....
2019-09-04, 12:39

Iran Football Fan, Held For Entering Stadium, Sets Herself Ablaze, Dies Iran is to probe the death of a woman football fan, state media said Tuesday, after she reportedly set herself ablaze in fear of being jailed, triggering calls for an end to a ban on women attending......
2019-09-11, 14:39

Fears for British consulate worker 'held by China at Hong Kong border' The Foreign Office today said it was "extremely concerned" at reports a staff member from the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by Chinese authorities....
2019-08-20, 16:00

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker Britain has said Iran tried to divert and intercept one of its commercial oil tankers, but was warned off by the Royal Navy. Tehran had warned Britain of "consequences" after one of its vessels was seized....
2019-07-11, 10:00

Iran says it has captured a British oil tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
2019-07-19, 21:13

Iran seizes British oil tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says its navy has captured the British-flagged oil tanker, Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz, according to Iran's state-run Press TV....
2019-07-19, 21:13

Iran says British oil tanker could be released soon The British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran could be released after the imminent completion of legal proceedings against the tanker, Iranian state television reported on Sunday....
2019-09-08, 19:13

Australians who said taxes were 'against God's will' ordered pay up Fanny and Rembertus Beerepoot believed that paying tax amounted to "rebelling against God." A court in Tasmania has ordered the Christian siblings to cough up more than a million Australian dollars each....
2019-07-18, 10:39

Iran Says Its Seizure of British Ship Was a ‘Reciprocal’ Move TEHRAN, Iran — A powerful council in Iran said Saturday the country’s seizure of a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz was in response to Britain’s role in impounding an Iranian supertanker two weeks earlier. Spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council, Abbas Ali Ka...
2019-07-20, 18:26

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations The leader of Britain's main opposition party has questioned whether the government had evidence to back up its accusations that Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the entrance to the Gulf, and warned against escalating tensions....
2019-06-15, 15:39

British tankers seized by Iran in Strait of Hormuz UK officials said two tankers were seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz Friday — a British vessel and a Liberian-flagged ship – bringing escalating tensions between Tehran and the West in the region closer to the boiling point, according to reports. Iran’s Revolutionary...
2019-07-20, 02:52

Iran Threatens Retaliation Over British Seizure of Its Tanker Iran’s military warned it would retaliate in response to the seizure of one of its tankers by British forces in Gibraltar last week, while several European foreign ministers urged Tehran to return immediately to full compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal....
2019-07-09, 19:26

Iran says it seized British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guards announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United States says one of its ships shot down an Iranian drone earlier this week....
2019-07-19, 22:00

Oil prices jump after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose sharply on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-rich Gulf....
2019-07-22, 14:26

British Singer Joss Stone Says She Was Deported From Iran (TEHRAN, Iran) — British soul singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran after arriving in the Islamic Republic as part of a worldwide concert tour, even though she didn’t plan to perform there. Posting on Instagram, Stone appears in a video wearing a white headscarf saying: ̶...
2019-07-04, 14:39

British Oil Tanker Seized By Iran Could Be Released Soon: Report Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz is to be released soon, Swedish public service broadcaster SVT reported on......
2019-08-22, 22:26

France expresses concern over Iran's seizure of British tanker France's foreign ministry said on Saturday it was very concerned by the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, saying such an action harmed de-escalation efforts in the region....
2019-07-20, 15:39

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United States says one of its ships shot down an Iranian drone earlier this week....
2019-07-20, 01:52

British minister to visit Iran on Sunday for talks on tensions Britain's Middle East minister Andrew Murrison will visit Iran on Sunday for "frank and constructive" talks, Britain said, as tensions between Tehran and Washington rise after the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone....
2019-06-22, 11:52

Iran Says It Captured British Oil Tanker; UK Hits Out, Claims 2 Seized Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international......
2019-07-20, 05:00

Iran tanker release could help free British-flagged vessel The release of a seized Iranian tanker could help secure the freedom of a British-flagged vessel detained by Tehran, Iran's ambassador to the UK has told Sky News....
2019-07-31, 18:26

Saudi Arabia says ending British arms exports would help Iran Iran would be the only beneficiary of any end to arms exports from Britain to Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the deployment of weapons in Yemen was legitimate....
2019-06-20, 16:26

Iran claims to have seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government urgently seeking information after Stena Impero veered into Iranian watersIran’s Revolutionary Guards claim to have seized a British oil tanker, the Stena Impero, which suddenly veered off course and headed into Iranian waters.The ship’s owners issued a statement saying it had been “ap...
2019-07-19, 21:01

Iran: British tanker seizure follows ‘rule of reciprocal action’ Iranian leaders said the country seized a British oil tanker on Friday in retaliation for the UK’s role in impounding an Iranian ship two weeks ago. “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in international law,” said Abbas Ali Kadkhodaei, a spokesman for Iran’s Guardian Council, accordin...
2019-07-20, 18:26

Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship An audio recording reveals the tense moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces.        ...
2019-07-22, 01:26

Iran reports seizure of British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf The British Foreign Office has confirmed a second naval vessel has been seized in the Strait of Hormuz by Iranian authorities. The second vessel has since been released after a warning by armed personnel....
2019-07-20, 00:39

Iran Says British Oil Tanker "Violated Rules", UK Hits Back A day after it seized a British-flagged tanker, Iran on Saturday said that Stena Impero vessel was violating maritime rules and regulations by using an exit lane to enter the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-07-21, 03:00

Iran to release seven crew members of detained British tanker Iran will free seven crew members of the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero, Iranian state television reported on Wednesday, although the vessel's owner said it had yet to receive any official confirmation of the release date....
2019-09-04, 14:13

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar by Royal Marines....
2019-07-05, 14:13

Iran threatens to retaliate after British forces seized oil tanker A senior official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Friday it would be the Islamic Republic’s “duty” to seize a British oil tanker in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian ship in Gibraltar by the Royal Marines. British forces seized the supertanker Grace 1 on Thursday for trying to take oil to...
2019-07-05, 17:00

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week, as tensions in the Gulf region grew again....
2019-07-20, 00:00

Iran forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel earlier this month, further raising tensions along a vital international oil shipping route....
2019-07-19, 21:13

Germany and France condemn Iran's seizure of British tanker Germany and France expressed "solidarity" with the United Kingdom after Iran seized the Stena Impero on Friday. The incident came amid already deteriorating diplomatic relations between Iran and several Western powers....
2019-07-20, 16:52

Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an Iranian supertanker off the coast of Gibraltar....
2019-07-05, 15:26

Cryptocurrency scammers conned Australians out of $14.8M in just 7 months Cryptocurrency investment scams in Australia cost victims a record $14.76 million between January and July this year. That’s according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The commission states that many of these fraudulent operations leverage social media platforms, fake ce...
2019-08-13, 16:26

Australians care if politicians tell lies, but people in the US don't Fact-checking politicians' statements alters both the views and the voting intentions of people in Australia – but makes far less difference in the US...
2019-05-21, 17:52

New Delhi Asks Iran To Free 18 Indians On Seized British Oil Tanker India said Saturday it was in touch with Tehran to secure the release of 18 of Indian nationals working on a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-07-20, 22:39

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
2019-08-15, 02:13

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Deny Trying To Stop British Tanker: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars......
2019-07-11, 13:13

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic, Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
2019-08-15, 00:26

Kuwait calls for restraint after Iran seized British tanker: KUNA Kuwait said on Sunday that it "follows with extreme concern" the latest escalation in the Gulf region, after Iran seized a British tanker, Kuwait's news agency (KUNA) reported....
2019-07-21, 22:52

British national jailed in Iran over claims she gave ‘a lot of intelligence’ to Israel A British-Iranian citizen has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in the Islamic Republic of Iran after being accused of relaying “a lot of intelligence” to Israel’s Mossad spy agency....
2019-08-27, 19:39

Audio captures dramatic moments before Iran seizes British tanker ​An audio recording released Sunday captured the dramatic moments as a British naval officer warned Iranian military forces against seizing a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, an incident that further roiled ​tense relations between Europe, the US and the Islamic Republic. An officer wi...
2019-07-21, 21:26

Former British ambassador says US 'deliberately provoking' Iran to dismantle nuclear deal The U.S. administration has been "deliberately provoking" Iran in order to destroy the nuclear arrangement and impose its own objectives, the former British ambassador to Iran told CNBC Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 18:26

Probe Into Seized British Ship Depends On "Crew Cooperation", Says Iran Iran said on Sunday that the speed of its investigation into a British-flagged tanker depends on the cooperation of its crew, after ignoring calls to hand back the vessel....
2019-07-21, 11:26

British foreign secretary warns of ‘serious consequences’ over Iran seizing oil tanker Britain’s foreign secretary warned Saturday of “serious consequences” if Iran fails to release a British oil tanker it seized a day earlier in the Strait of Hormuz — but he ruled out “military options.” The takeover of the Stena ­Impero — which the UK described as a “hostile act’’ — ­escalated alrea...
2019-07-21, 05:13

British navy heard in audio trying to thwart Iran ship seizure The audio, released by a maritime security risk firm, shows how the British navy was unable to prevent the ship’s seizure by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces on Friday....
2019-07-21, 14:26

Iran summons British envoy for "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker: TV Iran summoned the British ambassador in Tehran over the "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday, Iranian state TV quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi as saying....
2019-07-04, 17:00

U.S. aware of reports Iran seized a British oil tanker: White House The United States is aware of reports that Iran seized a British oil tanker and it will work with its allies and partners to defend against Iran, a White House National Security Council spokesman said on Friday....
2019-07-19, 21:13

Iran dismisses reports about seizure of a British oil tanker in Gulf: IRIB Iran has dismissed as "fabricated" reports of the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Gulf, Iran's IRIB news agency quoted unnamed sources as saying....
2019-07-06, 18:39

What to Know About the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. The move has escalated tensions even further amid already strained relations between Tehran and Western powers, which to...
2019-07-22, 22:52

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean peninsula of Gibraltar, the first such detention......
2019-07-05, 04:26

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owner Stena Bulk....
2019-07-20, 05:00

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged tanker Britain warned Friday there would be "serious consequences" if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday, the latest confrontation in the increasingly tense standoff in the important shipping route....
2019-07-20, 12:13

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Iranian charity worker who accuses Johnson of helping Iranian officials justify his wife’s controversial imprisonment is on his seventh day of a hu...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Iran Probes Seized British Oil Tanker, UK Says "Choosing Dangerous Path" Iran warned Sunday that the fate of a UK-flagged tanker it seized in the Gulf depends on an investigation, as Britain rejected Tehran's version of events....
2019-07-22, 07:26

British-flagged tanker detained by Iran is not carrying any cargo: ISNA A British-flagged oil tanker detained by Iran was not carrying any cargo, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organization in Iran's southern Hormozgan province said on Saturday, according to the ISNA news agency....
2019-07-20, 15:39

Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threat A Royal Navy warship is offering increased protection to a second tanker in the Gulf in an apparent boost to maritime security following a threat from Iran to seize a British vessel, Sky News understands....
2019-07-11, 02:13

Operator of seized British tanker says still waiting to visit crew in Iran The Swedish-based operator of the British-flagged tanker seized last week by Iran said on Tuesday it was still awaiting permission to visit the ship's 23 crew members....
2019-07-23, 18:26

British PM Theresa May To Hold Emergency Meeting On Seized Tanker In Iran Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf....
2019-07-22, 07:26

Will "Protect" Gulf Waters, Iran Warns New British PM Boris Johnson Iran warned Britain's next prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday that it will "protect" waters of the oil-rich Gulf, amid a standoff between the two countries over the seizure of tankers....
2019-07-23, 17:52

Detained British-flagged tanker must go through legal process: Iran foreign minister The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero must go through a legal process because it violated maritime regulations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt in a phone call on Saturday, the Iranian news agency ISNA reported....
2019-07-20, 17:26

UK vows 'robust' action if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker Britain reiterated warnings Saturday that it would take "robust" action if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz, the latest confrontation in a tense standoff unfolding in the important shipping route....
2019-07-20, 20:52

Bahrain foreign ministry strongly condemns Iran's seizure of British tanker Bahrain said on Saturday it "strongly condemned" Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, asking Iran to immediately release the vessel....
2019-07-20, 15:39

Iran guards post video of troops rappelling onto British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards posted a video online on Saturday showing speedboats pulling up alongside the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero and troops wearing ski masks and carrying machine guns rappelling to its deck from a helicopter....
2019-07-20, 18:26

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
2019-08-04, 01:52

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her by fasting outside Iran's embassy in London....
2019-06-15, 22:52

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reportedly deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency....
2019-07-11, 12:39

Iran says its seizure of British ship was in response to the UK's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker Associated Press Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior officials said Saturday, as newly released video of the incident showed Iranian commandos in black ski masks and fatigues rappelling from a helicopter onto the...
2019-07-21, 20:26

Iran Says 7 Indian Crew Members From Seized British Ship Released: Report Iran has claimed that it released seven Indian crew members aboard the 'Stena Impero', the British-flagged oil tanker, seized by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in July, the country's......
2019-09-05, 08:26

"Let Them Stay": Australians Rally In Support Of Sri Lanka Family Hundreds of Australians joined rallies Sunday urging the government not to deport a Tamil family of four -- including two Australian-born toddlers -- whose case has become a new flashpoint over......
2019-09-01, 14:39

'It just didn't make any sense': why Australians are turning away from meat Australians are among the biggest meat eaters in the world, but that’s changing. Recent converts to diets with less meat explain their motives There is a scene in the documentary Blue Planet II where a harlequin tuskfish, a 30cm long inhabitant of the Great Barrier Reef, uses a bump on a coral to br...
2019-07-20, 00:13

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear power plants than oppose them, but a clear majority of voters do not want to live near one, according to new polling.With nuclear power making a return to...
2019-06-17, 22:39

Pompeo on Iran’s capture of British-flagged tanker: Up to ‘United Kingdom to take care of their ships’ The responsibility to free the British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran “falls to the United Kingdom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told "Fox & Friends" Monday, while warning the “whole world is waking up to the fact that this [Iranian] threat is real.”...
2019-07-22, 19:00

Kylie Moore-Gilbert named as Australian-British academic jailed in Iran since 2018 Cambridge-educated lecturer in Islamic Studies at Melbourne University has been in prison in Tehran for almost a yearThe third foreign national revealed this week to be imprisoned in Iran has been named by the Australian government as Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Melbourne academic who has published wo...
2019-09-14, 13:39

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
2019-06-15, 16:52

'Britons will soon feel the slap': Iran threatens UK after British navy sends second warship to the Gulf The British Navy sent another warship to the Persian Gulf region after one of its destroyers fended off three Iranian ships attempting to harass a British tanker....
2019-07-12, 19:26

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian Imprisoned in Iran, Has Been Moved to a Psychiatric Ward The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman who has been in jail in Iran for more than three years, says she has been moved to a hospital psychiatric ward, according to the BBC. The 40-year-old aid worker ended a 15-day hunger strike last month. Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, ...
2019-07-17, 12:26

Australians chase down US to win relay gold at world swimming titles Victory gives Australia third gold medal of meetAriarne Titmus misses out in 200m freestyle finalAustralia claimed a surprise 4x100m mixed medley relay gold at the world swimming titles in South Korea on Wednesday night when Cate Campbell reeled in the United States’ Simone Manuel on the final leg t...
2019-07-25, 01:39

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those issues to intrude onto the sports field....
2019-07-01, 23:39

Australians Fall Madly In Love With Brook Lopez, As Is Natural Nothing was especially exciting about Team USA’s win over Canada in Sydney Sunday night, but the exhibition game did offer one revelation: Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez is deeply, inexplicably beloved in Australia....
2019-08-27, 06:13

Aboriginal Australians Lose Land Rights to Coal Mine With no public announcement whatsoever, the Queensland government in Australia has done away with a native title of over 1,385 hectares of Wangan and Jagalingou country for the controversial new Adani coal mine. ...
2019-09-02, 20:39

New tax data reveals Australians hold $100bn in offshore accounts More than 1.6m accounts identified in data shared with Australian authorities by 65 countries including tax havensIndividual Australians hold more than $100bn offshore, spread across more than 1.6m accounts, according to new taxation office data collected under an international cooperation agreement...
2019-08-14, 23:26

Australians flee homes as police investigate suspicious fires A 12-year-old boy started a bushfire and two teenage girls were questioned over another blaze in Australia's Queensland state, police said on Tuesday as forest fires forced hundreds of people to flee their homes in the country's east....
2019-09-10, 09:00

British Navy escorts oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatens revenge for ship seizure The British Navy has escorted at least two ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatened revenge against the United Kingdom for its seizure of an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar....
2019-07-11, 05:13

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
2019-07-20, 04:39

British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in Iran more than 15 years ago....
2019-05-30, 15:52

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in international law.”...
2019-07-21, 02:39

Gore lectures Australians on climate change in taxpayer-subsidized conference Former Vice President Al Gore is in Australia hosting a project to combat climate change -- a push that is being subsidized by local taxpayers to the tune of $100,000 amid a dispute over a controversial coal mine....
2019-06-05, 20:26

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S.        ...
2019-07-20, 04:13

Daily Mail: Leaked cables show British ambassador saying Trump abandoned Iran deal in act of 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama Kim Darroch, the former United Kingdom ambassador to the United States, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" in its decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal, the Daily Mail reported Saturday, citing leaked cables....
2019-07-14, 18:52

'Two British-Australian women jailed in notorious Iran prison' Two British-Australian women have been jailed in the notorious Iranian prison where Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been held since 2016, according to reports....
2019-09-11, 06:00

'Alter your course': Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship An audio recording reveals the tense moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iranian forces rappelling to the ship's deck.        ...
2019-07-22, 01:26

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in May.        ...
2019-07-21, 05:26

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
2019-07-22, 08:13

Iran to free 7 crew members of seized British tanker under 'humane policy,' 16 members to stay aboard vessel Iran will free seven of the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz in July for violating Iranian laws, a foreign ministry official announced Wednesday....
2019-09-04, 21:00

Australian and British bloggers arrested 'for flying drone' in Iran named as Jolie King and Mark Firkin A British-Australian woman and her Australian partner who are being held in Iran were reportedly arrested for flying a drone without a licence near the capital Tehran....
2019-09-12, 11:00

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-07-20, 19:39

Iran has 'duty' to seize British oil tanker, urges senior commander amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senior commander of the country's Revolutionary Guard urged today....
2019-07-05, 17:52

First look: Panasonic MegaCon 4K Dual Panel LCD TV Before going any further, let’s clear up right away the thinking behind the rather unfortunate name Panasonic has given to the new screen technology it’s just introduced at IFA 2019 in Berlin.‘MegaCon’ is a reference to Mega Contrast. It is not, in any way, a suggestion t...
2019-09-06, 15:26

LG's New Dual-Screen Phone Is Like Two Phones in One! The name says it all: LG G8X ThinkQ Dual Screen. It’s an updated LG G8 phone with an additional screen that effectively operates as a second device tethered to the main one. In a briefing at IFA in Berlin, the company framed the dual-screen phone as the inevitable solution to our multitasking inclin...
2019-09-06, 01:26

HP Omen X 2S review: A dual-screen curio A dual-screen gaming notebook sounds like a smart idea at first — who wouldn't want another display to keep an eye on Twitch streams and Discord chats? But is worth taking a gamble on unproven tech? That's what I've been asking myself as I'......
2019-08-05, 18:13

Apple introduces dual camera iPhone 11 CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple product event (all times local): One analyst says Apple’s $5-a-month price for its new Apple TV Plus streaming service is a “shot across the bow” to Netflix and Disney as competition heats up. Apple announced the price and a Nov. 1 launc...
2019-09-11, 04:00

Windows dual booting no longer looking likely on Pixelbooks Enlarge / Google's Pixelbook. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Just under a year ago, there were signs that Google was modifying the firmware of its Pixelbook laptop to enable dual booting into Windows 10. The firmware was updated to give the Pixelbook the ability to boot into an "Alternative OS" ("...
2019-05-21, 15:26

ZTE Nubia Z20 announced with dual displays and Snapdragon 855 Plus The Nubia Z20 is the latest flagship from ZTE and offers one of the boldest designs in any smartphone by adding an entire second screen on the back. Just announced in China, here’s everything that Indians might need to know about the ZTE Nubia Z20, as it’s likely to make it to India la...
2019-08-09, 05:13

New Samsung dual-screen smartphone could be in the works Samsung may be working on something a little different in its smartphone labs, and no, it's not another foldable phone. Instead, it may be a dual-display handset.A recently published patent, which was originally filed back in July 2018, details a handset with a tall, 18.5:9 front display and a ...
2019-06-18, 12:52

Tata Harrier To Get Dual-Tone Colours Soon The Tata Harrier is all set to get the option of dual-tone colours soon. Tata Motors has released a teaser of the compact SUV with the new black with orange and black with silver colour schemes, and......
2019-07-01, 16:26

LG’s new dual-screen phone has a design decision we really can’t stand Even though we’re well aware that LG is developing a few exciting concepts for foldable phones, the company is yet to embrace the foldable movement. And who can really blame them given that foldable phones aren’t easy to make or sell. Instead, unlike any other smartphone makers out there...
2019-09-07, 00:00

Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S6 with redesigned S Pen and dual camera Samsung officially took the wraps off of its new Galaxy Tab S6 tablet on Wednesday morning, confirming the dozens of leaks that had made their way online in the weeks and months prior. It’s worth noting that this is not a direct follow-up to the Galaxy Tab S5e, which Samsung launched just six ...
2019-08-01, 02:39

Dual-clutch gearbox complaints haunt Ford Former CEO Mark Fields has been ordered to testify in a lawsuit over small-car transmissions that thousands of customers complained would shudder, jerk and hesitate....
2019-07-01, 09:26

HP Omen X 2S gaming laptop with dual screens launches in UAE Showcased back in May this year, the HP Omen X 2S has made its way to the UAE. The striking feature of the Omen X 2S is that it is fitted with two screens which aim to enhance the gameplay experience. We recently also saw Asus unveil their ZenBook Duo lineup at Computex 2019 which also features dual...
2019-08-22, 11:26

Yubico launches its dual USB-C and Lightning two-factor security key Almost two months after it was first announced, Yubico has launched the YubiKey 5Ci, a security key with dual support for iPhones, Macs and other USB-C compatible devices. Yubico’s newest YubiKey is the latest iteration of its security key built to support a newer range of devices, including ...
2019-08-20, 20:00

Vivo V17 Pro With Dual Pop-Up Selfie Cameras to Launch on September 20 Vivo V17 Pro with a dual pop-up selfie camera is set to launch in India on September 20, the company confirmed through its social media channels and sent out media invites....
2019-09-10, 12:13

Overclocked AMD Navi graphics cards with dual-fan designs are almost here Aftermarket components maker ASRock has pointed out new AMD Navi-based graphics cards with dual-fan designs and out-of-the-box overclocking, HotHardware reports. And, MSI has teased its own design, also according to HotHardware.AMD's Radeon RX 5700 and 5700 XT graphics cards are an affordable p...
2019-07-18, 20:26

Intel's 2-in-1 prototype proves it has big plans for dual-screen PCs Intel surprised us last Computex with unique dual-screen prototypes like its Tiger Rapids device with an e-ink screen. This year, the company had even more concepts to show off at its technology open house. It showcased laptops from its Project......
2019-05-29, 18:13

Vivo V17 Pro might have four rear and dual front cameras with pop-up feature Vivo’s V series of smartphones usually bring premium design elements from high-end smartphones to the budget segment, and it seems like the upcoming Vivo V17 Pro will be doing the ritual.The Vivo V15 Pro came to India in February bringing a notch-less FullView display with a pop-up selfie cam...
2019-09-09, 13:13

Ford's Dual-Clutch Transmission Continues To Be A Disaster Ford’s dual-clutch transmission, code-named DPS6 and used in its Fiesta and Focus, has been troubled for years. It’s the subject of a potential $4 billion lawsuit. It had Ford secretly telling dealers to fix it. Worse, Ford reportedly knew it was bad for years and failed to make fixes. Ford said tod...
2019-08-14, 23:00

The Morning After: Intel's better idea for a dual-screen laptop Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Remember the iPod touch? We finally have some evidence that Apple does, and, of course, there's a new dual-screen laptop concept to investigate at Computex. Also, some astronomers have questions about SpaceX's S......
2019-05-29, 13:26

Best dual-camera phones in India for July 2019 Dual-camera phones are not particularly new. However, since the Apple iPhone 7 Plus was announced in 2016, manufacturers have been finding new routes to produce the best camera on phones with the help of a dual camera setup. In fact, we  witnessed a groundbreaking three-camera setup on the...
2019-07-15, 18:00

Oppo F3 with dual front cameras launched in India at Rs 19,990 Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has taken the wraps off from its another selfie-centric smartphone, the Oppo F3. The company unveiled a bigger Oppo F3 Plus earlier in India, which shares a lot of similarities with the newly launched F3. The smartphone will compete against the selfie-focused smartphone...
2019-08-08, 03:26

What's dual-frequency GPS and does my phone have it? Accuracy test on OnePlus 7 Pro vs S10+ A new term started creeping up in manufacturers' phone specs listing, making a cameo way back with the Xiaomi Mi 8 but still not as widespread as we'd like. Xiaomi even came out with the video you see above to brag about its virtues. The feature is marked in a specs sheet as dual-frequency GNSS (Glo...
2019-05-28, 18:39

Best dual-camera phones in India for August 2019 Two's better than one, and so dual camera phones were born. While they are not new, smartphone makers have been experimenting for years to optimise and find the best combination at different price segments.While Huawei has broken new ground with its smartphones like the P30 Pro, its competitors...
2019-08-22, 22:00

British business minister welcomes outline British Steel deal British Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom said on Friday a provisional deal with Turkish military pension fund OYAK to take over British Steel was an important step forward in ensuring the company's future....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Redmi K20, K20 Pro to Support Dual-Band GPS, New Colour Surfaces Online The upcoming Redmi K20 has been officially confirmed to support dual frequency GPS, while a leaked poster gives us a look at its gradient blue variant....
2019-05-27, 10:52

Oppo Reno A Rumoured to Launch With Dual Rear Cameras Oppo Reno A is said to have a full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) display and a Snapdragon 710 SoC, paired with 6GB of RAM. The launch date of the smartphone is yet to be revealed....
2019-08-23, 11:39

Intel's gaming laptop prototype is a dual-screen PC with a point Intel's Open House event at Computex was filled with Project Athena devices, prototype demos, new chips and more, but the company's dual-screen prototypes were the ones that drew the crowds. Its new Honeycomb Glacier form-factor concept is for some o......
2019-05-29, 10:00

Asus' Wildly Ambitious ZenBook Pro Duo Is the Most Dual-Screen Laptop Yet Sir Francis Bacon once wrote that “There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.” And while I’m not sure he would have felt that way about the new ZenBook Pro Duo, between its cramped keyboard, awkward touchpad location, and massive 14-inch second screen on Asus’ la...
2019-05-27, 16:26

Nokia 4.2 Getting New Update in India, Said to Include Dual 4G VoLTE Support HMD Global is rolling out a new firmware update for Nokia 4.2 in India, which reportedly brings features such as the July security update and dual 4G VoLTE support....
2019-08-01, 19:39

Microsoft filed a patent for dual-screen dawn simulation Redmond's 2017 patent describes a first screen, a second screen, and a controller that activates the screens based on when 'dawn' is determined by the user or their device's geographical location....
2019-07-05, 10:39

Vintage Porsche race car sparks dual claims of authenticity A vintage Porsche built nearly 50 years ago has a doppelganger — and the owners of both cars claim theirs is the real deal. A racer and a collector are squaring off in Manhattan Federal Court over their competing rides, both 911 RSR prototypes. Porsche built just eight of them in 1973. Jacob Shalit,...
2019-07-21, 21:52

iPhone 11's dual-camera system has an ultra-wide lens Apple's iPhone 11 features a dual-camera system with 12MP wide and ultra-wide lenses. The 26 mm wide camera has an f/1.8 aperture and includes a six-element lens and optical image stabilization. The 13 mm ultra-wide, five-element lens features an f/2......
2019-09-10, 21:13

Dual OLED screens and 5G, oh my! LG’s V50 ThinQ lands in Australia next week Revealed at MWC 2019 back in February, LG's most advanced flagship phone to date, the LG V50 ThinQ, will be available to purchase in Australia from Tuesday June 11, 2019.Boasting the latest Snapdragon 855 chipset (7nm) and an X50 5G modem, the V50 ThinQ also sports an Adreno 640 GPU, 128GB of o...
2019-06-04, 07:26

Leaked Galaxy Tab S6 features dual cameras and a powerful processor While Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10 has been the subject of countless rumors in recent months, it’s not the only flagship device the South Korean company plans to launch in the second half of the year. On Tuesday morning, SamMobile revealed that the Galaxy Tab S6 will be the next fla...
2019-07-09, 17:26

Carlyle to Abandon Partnership Structure and Dual-Class Shares Carlyle Group said it would abandon its partnership structure and become a corporation with a single class of shares, going a step further than private-equity peers that have already converted....
2019-07-31, 18:00

UK Strips Citizenship From "Jihadi Jack" Dual National: Report Britain has revoked the citizenship of a dual national Muslim convert to the Islamic State group dubbed "Jihadi Jack" being held in northern Syria, according to reports on Sunday....
2019-08-18, 20:52

The Morning After: 10nm Intel CPUs and a useful dual-screen laptop Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Ready to catch up on more news from Computex 2019? Intel's new 10th-gen CPUs are here, and ASUS has a dual-screen laptop that just might make the whole concept worthwhile. In other news, a malware-laden laptop s......
2019-05-28, 15:26

iPhone 11 tipped to support dual Bluetooth audio connections Apple will unveil a trio of new iPhones in September, which are likely to look a lot like their predecessors when it comes to the notch. The iPhone 11 phones are going to pack the same all-screen design that Apple introduced back in 2018, complete with Face ID functionality. The rear sides of the ph...
2019-05-27, 18:39

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo hands-on: A bizarre yet useful dual-screen laptop Every once in awhile, a briefing pleasantly surprises me. And that's what happened when ASUS brought the new ZenBook Pro Duo to our office in New York last week to give us a preview prior to its Computex debut today. It's hard to describe this......
2019-05-27, 14:39

More U.S. Volkswagen Golf R and GTI Buyers Go for the Dual-Clutch Transmission Than the Manual The Volkswagen Golf R and GTI are blessings unto this land we call America, given that folks over here tend to shy away from any car model with “hot” or “hatch” in its nickname. But of the people who do go for one of these two hot hatches in the U.S., a slight majority opt to go without a third peda...
2019-05-27, 15:13

Panasonic's high-contrast dual LCD does a great impression of an OLED Panasonic's cavernous IFA booth had everything from high-concept beauty products through to cameras and TVs. Regarding the latter, it had two prototype TVs, an advanced transparent OLED that Panasonic has showed off at tradeshows in the past, and a "......
2019-09-07, 01:52

Yamaha Working On Dual-Purpose Motorcycle 'WR155' Based On YZF-R15 The YZF-R15 platform has turned out to be extremely successful for Yamaha Motor and the bike maker has churned out a number of motorcycles that use the same underpinnings. Following up the likes of......
2019-08-20, 15:26

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 leak reveals dual camera and wirelessly-charging S Pen Samsung released its most recent flagship tablet, the Galaxy Tab S4, last August, and now it appears the South Korean technology giant is getting ready to release its follow-up, according to an exclusive leak from SamMobile. Having already released the mid-range Galaxy Tab S5e earlier in the ye...
2019-07-10, 07:13

Surface Centaurus dual-screen laptop secretly shown off by Microsoft Microsoft has demonstrated a new Surface dual-screen device internally to staff within the company, potentially indicating that the device we previously heard about – codenamed Centaurus – might just be ready for a launch later in 2019.This is according to The Verge, which claims to ha...
2019-06-04, 12:39

Microsoft showed off a dual-screen next-gen Surface device behind closed doors One of Microsoft’s next-gen Surface laptops has two screens instead of one, joined by a hinge, according to a new report from The Verge. Before you get excited about a Surface Phone, you should know the Centaurus isn’t that either, as it’s a more sizable gadget rather than a pocket...
2019-06-04, 01:13

LG G8X ThinQ Offers a Dual-Screen Experience Without Foldable Phone Hassles At IFA 2019, LG has launched its latest smartphone, the LG G8X ThinQ with a secondary display. The phone will ship later this year and LG is yet to announce a price....
2019-09-06, 08:13

LG G8X ThinQ dual-screen hybrid gives you a taste of the foldable phone future The LG G8X ThinQ has been announced at IFA 2019 in Berlin, Germany, and the South Korean firm's latest flagship smartphone offers up a foldable phone form factor which boasts two displays rather than one large flexible screen.While we wait for the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X to finall...
2019-09-06, 05:52

Patent shows how Microsoft’s dual-screen laptop might improve its displays A new patent from Microsoft appears to show that the company is further exploring how to make it so that a dual-screen laptop – like its rumored Surface Centaurus – doesn’t have any inconsistencies between its twin separate displays.The patent in question, which was recently pub...
2019-07-10, 13:00

Ford returns to dual-clutch transmission for 760-hp Shelby GT500 supercar Ford says the new transmission in the Shelby GT500 supercar will shift gears in 80 milliseconds — about a third of the time it takes to blink an eye.       ...
2019-08-06, 21:00

Peloton to Pursue Nasdaq Listing, Dual-Class Stock Structure in IPO Peloton Interactive is moving ahead with an initial public offering, a test of investors’ appetite for the high-end fitness category as the company’s efforts to grow equipment and subscription sales has resulted in steep losses....
2019-08-28, 10:26

LG Teases Dual Screen Phone Launch at IFA 2019, V60 ThinQ Expected LG Electronics on Monday unveiled a teaser video of the second 5G phone with a detachable dual screen, which is set to make its global debut next month....
2019-08-13, 14:26

Snap debuts dual-camera Spectacles 3 glasses to create 3D AR content The maker of Snapchat has revealed its third-generation camera wearable, now with dual cameras for 3D AR captures, and a much steeper price tag than before.Read More...
2019-08-13, 16:00

Microsoft's dual-screen Surface device may use liquid-powered hinges Rumors and patent leaks related to Microsoft’s still fabled foldable, dual-screen Surface device have been swirling around since 2018, with one even hinting at a 2020 release of a foldable Microsoft Surface with Android app compatibility. And yet such an actual device still has to be announce...
2019-09-14, 21:13

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
2019-06-12, 23:39

LG's next dual-screen phone may gain a small outer display (updated) While Samsung and Huawei refine their foldable devices, LG has introduced expanding hardware with its V50 ThinQ (shown above) that uses a case to add a second screen. The company's invite to its unveiling event on September 6th at IFA 2019 in Germany......
2019-08-06, 13:00

Novaquark raises $11.2 million for fan-created Dual Universe online game French video game developer Novaquark has raised $11.2 million in funding for its Dual Universe science fiction massively multiplayer online game.Read More...
2019-06-11, 19:13

Microsoft and Intel team up to shape the future of dual-screen laptops A new report seems to indicate how serious Microsoft is about pushing forward with dual-screen laptops, claiming that the company has partnered up with Intel to develop common standards and shape the future for such devices.This comes from DigiTimes, which claims that Microsoft and Intel have recent...
2019-09-03, 12:39

Pompeo confronts dual crises as he begins trip to Middle East, Asia The secretary of state will meet with Saudi and UAE officials to discuss the Iran crisis, talk about trade with India, and focus on North Korea in Japan and South Korea....
2019-06-24, 03:13

HP Omen X 2S Dual-Screen Gaming Laptop With 144Hz Display Launched in India Key highlights of the HP Omen X 2S include a 15-inch display panel that has a 144Hz refresh rate, and a 6-inch 1080p touchscreen panel that is mounted on the top of the keyboard....
2019-06-28, 14:52

Saudi Arabia hires banks for dual-tranche debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has hired a group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to arrange a global investor call ahead of an issuance of euro-denominated bonds, its first in that currency, a document issued by one of the banks leading the potential deal showed on Monday....
2019-07-01, 13:39

Huawei P30 Pro Update Brings New Camera Features Including Dual-View Video The Huawei P30 Pro is getting a new firmware update which brings a new camera and AR feature. Meanwhile, a Huawei P30 was spotted on TENAA with 12GB of RAM....
2019-06-07, 13:39

Microsoft shows off its 'Centaurus' dual-screen laptop ahead of Apple's WWDC Microsoft's rumored dual-screen Windows device, codenamed 'Centaurus,' seems to be moving ahead, with Microsoft execs showing off protoypes of it internally last week....
2019-06-03, 18:13

Apple's Touch Bar Could Learn a Lesson From Intel's Dual Display Laptop Prototype At Computex in Tapei last month, Intel showed off Twin Rivers, a new prototype of a wild laptop with one standard 4K display, and one half-size 4K display right below it. Earlier this week, the company let me check it out at E3, and while it looks goofy, it does present some smart ideas.Read more......
2019-06-11, 15:52

| There is just so much Nigeria can do for its citizens in SA Anger in Nigeria boiled over and young Nigerians took to the streets protesting South African aggression and unleashing some of their own on South African-owned businesses....
2019-09-09, 14:00

2019 Toyota Yaris Launched With Updated Features And Dual Tone Colour Option The updated Toyota Yaris now comes in two new variants J Optional and V Optional, and the latter gets a new dual tone black and red colour and new diamond cut alloy wheels. Toyota now also offers an......
2019-09-03, 21:52

The American right wing is enabling a dual crisis: gun violence and white supremacy | Michael H Fuchs The right can no longer hide behind claims that the two issues should not be ‘political’The increasingly intertwined threat posed by gun violence and white nationalist terrorists is real, evil and deadly – and it is being enabled and encouraged by Donald Trump and the right wing that he has embolden...
2019-08-07, 16:13

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia hires banks for dual-tranche debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has hired a group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to arrange a global investor call ahead of an issuance of euro-denominated bonds, its first in that currency, as the kingdom seeks to diversify its investor base....
2019-07-01, 13:39

New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Footage Featured Rey in a Black Hood With a Dual Red Lightsaber Fans have been clamoring for a new glimpse at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker ever since the first trailer debuted in April. And, at this year’s D23 Expo, director J.J. Abrams didn’t disappoint. Read more......
2019-08-24, 23:39

LG’s practical innovation, the V50 ThinQ 5G's Dual Screen, boosts gaming and productivity without folding a phone Advertorial by LG (disclaimer)We probed you recently whether you plan on buying a 5G phone this year, and a quarter of our respondents answered affirmatively, despite the dearth of such devices. After all, 5G is the newest and hottest trend in mobile, and phones that support the next-gen connectivit...
2019-05-21, 15:26

| OPINION | There is just so much Nigeria can do for its citizens in SA Anger in Nigeria boiled over and young Nigerians took to the streets protesting South African aggression and unleashing some of their own on South African-owned businesses, writes Gimba Kakanda....
2019-09-09, 20:00

20 become citizens just in time for Independence Day Tucson, AZ – Just in time to celebrate Independence Day, 20 people from 18 countries became United State citizens Thursday. The ceremony took place at Saguaro National Park’s Tucson Mountain District, where the group of 20 became citizens. Judge Bruce G. Macdonald took oaths from the new citizens. T...
2019-07-05, 06:26

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia widens funding base with dual-tranche debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has hired a group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to arrange a global investor call ahead of an issuance of euro-denominated bonds, its first in that currency, as the kingdom seeks to diversify its investor base....
2019-07-01, 14:52

Dell EMC PowerMax adds NVMe over fabric, doubles down on dual port Intel Optane drives Dell's use of Optane SSDs in their high-end PowerMax line could be the start of wider industry enthusiasm, as Intel is packaging Optane in more flexible ways for the enterprise....
2019-09-10, 20:00

Activision bets on higher results with dual launch of Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Mobile Activision Blizzard will drive the Call of Duty franchise higher with the combination of its Modern Warfare core title and Call of Duty: Mobile.Read More...
2019-08-09, 05:13

'Marriage Story' lets Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson offer dual sides to matrimony The film "Marriage Story" wastes no time in encouraging viewers to take sides in a relationship, offering dueling trailers of the drama that stars Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson as a seemingly feuding couple....
2019-08-21, 00:13

New citizens to be sworn in on Fourth of July TUCSON – Just in time for the Independence Day, a judge will swear in 20 new citizens in Tucson. The ceremony will take place Thursday, July 4th at Saguaro National Park. Judge Bruce Macdonald will take the oath from people of countries like Afghanistan, Belarus, China, Eritrea, Ghana, Hungary...
2019-07-04, 03:39

EU citizens denied vote to sue UK government A crowdfunding campaign to sue the British government over the denial of votes to UK-based European nationals has hit its initial target. Hundreds registered complaints after their names were crossed off voter lists....
2019-05-26, 03:52

How You Can Check Your Name In Assam Citizens' List NRC At 10 am today, the final Assam citizens' list will be published online, over a year after the first list that identifies whether a person is an Indian or a foreigner was released....
2019-08-30, 23:39

EU citizens angry at being denied a vote in UK Hundreds of EU citizens trying to cast their vote for the European Parliament elections in the United Kingdom on Friday have been turned away because of administrative mistakes, a campaign group said....
2019-05-23, 20:00

EU citizens in UK complain of being denied right to vote People are being turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errorsA nationwide picture is emerging of EU citizens in the UK being denied their democratic right to vote in the European parliament elections because of administrative errors by local councils. Related: 'Vote in your ...
2019-05-23, 19:52

The Latest: EU citizens complain they can’t vote in UK Britain’s Electoral Commission has blamed “very short notice” from the government about the U.K. taking part in the European Parliament elections after many EU citizens complained that they were unable to vote in Britain....
2019-05-23, 17:52

Canada says citizens have been kidnapped in Ghana Canada's foreign ministry on Thursday said that Canadian citizens had been kidnapped in Ghana and that it was working closely with local authorities....
2019-06-06, 18:39

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—everyone should just have more sex. Read more......
2019-05-24, 22:13

China Warns Its Citizens About Visiting or Studying in the U.S. China advised its citizens to reconsider visiting or studying in the U.S., a sign that Beijing might be targeting the lucrative tourism and education sectors as it tries to pressure Washington in their trade dispute....
2019-06-04, 18:52

More EU citizens are seeking help for stress and anxiety over Brexit Mental health service has seen Europeans suffering panic attacks and suicidal thoughts The number of EU citizens turning to therapy to cope with their stress and anxiety over Brexit is on the increase, a mental health expert has said.Emmy van Deurzen, a psychotherapy professor who launched a free th...
2019-06-02, 14:13

India says illegal immigrants from Bangladesh becoming citizens India said on Friday thousands of illegal immigrants from neighboring Muslim-majority Bangladesh had produced false documents to become citizens in the far-eastern Indian state of Assam....
2019-07-19, 13:00

| Xenophobic attacks: Nigeria to repatriate 600 citizens from SA Nigeria will repatriate about 600 citizens from South Africa this week following a wave of xenophobic violence that caused tensions between the countries, a Nigerian diplomat says....
2019-09-09, 20:00

Germany says fewer Britons became citizens last year BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say the number of British nationals receiving German citizenship declined last year after a Brexit-related peak in 2017, but Britons were still the second-biggest group seeking German nationality. Many British citizens are seeking passports from European Union countr...
2019-05-29, 16:00

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
2019-05-27, 00:00

EU top court throws out citizens' climate suit The European Court of Justice ruled that individuals cannot sue the EU over inaction in the climate crisis. Lawyers for the "People's Climate Case" have vowed to appeal the decision....
2019-05-22, 22:52

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest ways to end the UK’s carbon emissions.Six House of Commons select committees announced the assembly on ...
2019-06-20, 15:52

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
2019-06-03, 18:26

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
2019-07-12, 12:52

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone missing."...
2019-05-24, 02:13

China warns citizens in U.S. about risks of crime, harassment The Chinese government on Tuesday warned its citizens in the United States to raise their safety awareness and respond "actively and appropriately" to harassing immigration checks and home interviews....
2019-06-04, 15:52

Stop Adding THC To E-Cigarettes, US Health Authorities Tell Citizens Americans who use e-cigarettes should avoid adding substances like cannabis and buying products off the street -- or consider refraining altogether -- while authorities investigate hundreds of cases......
2019-08-31, 23:00

"The War Isn't Over": BJP's Himanta Sarma On "Faulty" Assam Citizens List Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today termed the National Register of Citizens list released this morning as "faulty", and said that the ruling BJP will approach the Supreme Court again to seek......
2019-08-31, 17:13

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days with the first mission coming as early as next year....
2019-06-07, 21:00

| China warns its citizens of police harassment, crime in US China issued a pair of travel alerts to its citizens going to the United States, warning them of police harassment and crime as tensions soar between the global powers....
2019-06-05, 00:52

| Australia to bar return of citizens who fought for Islamic State Australia is poised to bar its citizens who have fought for the Islamic State militant group from returning home for up to two years, under new laws discussed in parliament....
2019-07-24, 07:26

4 Million Indian Citizens Could Be Made Stateless Tomorrow. Here’s What to Know As many as 4 million people — many of them Muslims — may lose their Indian citizenship on Saturday, accused of being “infiltrators” by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is preparing to release the final version of...
2019-08-30, 17:39

Number of EU citizens moving to the UK at its lowest level for six years Immigration to the UK from the European Union has remained at its lowest level since 2013, according to the latest estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)....
2019-08-22, 12:26

iPhone-owning EU citizens are still waiting for Brexit residency app The Brexit situation in Britain isn't only causing chaos in the areas of politics and business, but is causing its share of technology woes too. The latest issue is with the government app which allows EU nationals residing in Britain to apply to sta......
2019-08-26, 22:00

EU citizens in UK demand clarification of status as no deal looms EU nationals cancel travel plans amid confusion over potential sudden end to free movementCitizens from other EU member states living in Britain have called on the government to provide more clarity urgently on their status in the event of a sharp end to free movement following a no-deal Brexit.Alth...
2019-08-20, 22:00

Threat to end freedom of movement overnight is reckless, say EU citizens Priti Patel’s reported aim contradicts the PM’s promises, says the3million campaignEnding freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit would be reckless and could create a hostile environment for European nationals, a campaign group has said.The3million, a citizens group th...
2019-08-19, 16:13

NHS prepares to charge EU citizens for treatment after a no-deal Brexit Getty EU citizens in the UK will reportedly have to produce documentation to prove their right to access free healthcare under the NHS after a no-deal Brexit. The Department of Health indicated that hospital trusts should be prepared to charge some EU citizens who are currently eligible for free tr...
2019-08-15, 02:39

The EU may give citizens more control of their facial recognition data The EU may impose strict limits on the use of facial recognition technology. According to Financial Times, the European Commission is working on laws that would give citizens explicit rights over their facial recognition data, like the right to know......
2019-08-22, 21:13

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month in which to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
2019-05-26, 16:13

UK, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir The United Kingdom and Germany on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir a day after the government asked tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to "immediately" cut......
2019-08-03, 16:13

"Transparent, Non-Discriminatory": India Defends Citizens List Before UN India defended its move to compile a National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam before the United Nations Human Rights Council today, terming it as a "transparent" exercise that's being taken up in......
2019-09-10, 20:52

Can green pioneer Costa Rica get citizens on their bikes? Costa Rica gets 98% of its power from renewables, yet has one of the biggest carbon footprints in Central America. Now, it wants to clean up transport, but can cycling improve its image?...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreigners....
2019-07-12, 13:52

Citizens on Patrol: What if Your Neighbor Could Give You a Parking Ticket? The Washington city government is considering giving some residents the power to enforce parking regulations, freeing the police for other duties. But the idea is raising alarm....
2019-06-21, 01:52

Italy's PM: coalition will renew citizens' faith in government Giuseppe Conte pledges ‘return to sobriety’ as administration faces votes in parliament The Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, pledged a “season of reforms” as he prepared his new left-leaning, EU-friendly government for a crucial confidence vote on Monday.Conte is attempting to turn the page a...
2019-09-09, 16:26

Those Excluded From Citizens List May Get More Time To Approach Tribunals Those left out of the final NRC may get an extended period of time to approach a tribunal to prove their Indian citizenship as authorities are yet to start issuing certificates citing reasons for......
2019-09-05, 01:13

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "recyclable"?...
2019-06-28, 11:39

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
2019-06-17, 05:52

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
2019-07-16, 08:52

Russia's Putin extends passport offer to Ukraine citizens Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Wednesday further expanding the number of Ukrainian citizens who can apply for fast-track Russian passports....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Foreign countries warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
2019-08-06, 17:00

"Never In Bengal": Mamata Banerjee Marches Against Assam Citizens List West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took out a rally in Kolkata against the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam that excluded 19 lakh people last month....
2019-09-13, 04:13

India Not "Dharamshala", Citizens' List Needed For Entire Country: BJP The BJP has said it will update the National Register of Citizens across the country after the exercise is complete in Assam to weed out illegal migrants from Bangladesh....
2019-08-03, 08:39

New citizens to experience camping in Saskatchewan through Parks Canada program An excursion planned to Prince Albert National Park this summer aims to pass on knowledge and experience regarding camping-related skills to new Canadians....
2019-06-19, 10:39

"Don't Panic": Sarbananda Sonowal's Appeal Before Assam Citizens' List The Assam government will provide legal aid to those excluded from the state's National Register for Citizens, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Friday, ahead of the final publication of the......
2019-08-30, 23:39

Turkish rappers call on citizens to speak up with music video #Susamam has had more than 20 million clicks on YouTube. The musicians' message to their fellow citizens: "Don't remain silent!" The ruling AKP party in Turkey feels provoked; the Turkish press has also admonished DW....
2019-09-12, 17:52

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through social media....
2019-06-17, 15:52

Exclusion From Assam Citizens' List Won't Make Anyone "Stateless": Centre NRC Final List: The Centre today said exclusion from the citizen's list in Assam will not make a person "stateless" or a "foreigner" and they would not be deprived of any rights or entitlements....
2019-09-01, 19:52

A List of Citizens in India Leaves Nearly 2 Million People Off — and in Limbo Lists of verified citizens were posted across the state of Assam on Saturday. Those whose names did not appear — most of them Muslims — could soon be stateless....
2019-08-31, 17:39

Trinamool Protests Against Implementation Of Citizens List In West Bengal The Trinamool Congress on Sunday organised rallies and street corner meetings at various places in West Bengal, as part of its "mass protests" against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the......
2019-09-09, 03:39

Retired Army Officer Excluded From Citizens List, He Is "Not Surprised" A retired Army officer who was detained a few months ago on charges of being an illegal immigrant has been left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) list published this morning. However, he......
2019-08-31, 17:13

Excluded From Assam Citizens List, They Stare At An Uncertain Future In Guwahati's Sijubari, 47-year-old Atour Ali has been bed-ridden for the last six months with an acute spinal ailment. Although he is a driver by profession, ill-health has kept him away from the......
2019-09-06, 19:13

California leads nation -- by far -- in naturalized citizens, data show If you’re a naturalized citizen in the United States – a person born elsewhere who has become a legal U.S. citizen – there’s a good chance you live in California, government statistics show....
2019-07-20, 12:52

Original Petitioner Unhappy With "Flawed" Assam Citizens' List The Assam Public Works (APW), the original petitioner in the Supreme Court which led to the updation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) six years ago, said the final NRC turned out to be a......
2019-08-31, 17:13

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for dialogue with citizens Leader says she hopes calm will now be restored, but protesters dismiss offer as trapHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “immediately” set up a platform for dialogue with citizens and tackle complaints against the police, after a weekend of peaceful protests that she hoped wo...
2019-08-20, 11:52

UK, Australia, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir, a day after the government asked tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to......
2019-08-03, 23:26

"Botched Up": Prashant Kishore's Takedown Of Assam Citizens' List Election strategist turned Janata Dal United leader Prashant Kishor has vehemently criticised the Assam citizen's list, which left out the names of 19 lakh people in the state, who may face government......
2019-09-01, 16:39

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State, a court official said.Captured in Syria by a US-backed force fighting the jihadists, they are the f...
2019-05-26, 19:39

Assam Citizens' List Exercise Raised Fear Among People: CPI(M) The CPI(M) on Saturday said the exclusion of over 19 lakh people from the National Register of Citizen in Assam had evoked fear in legitimate citizens of being left out of the document....
2019-08-31, 17:13

| Somalia urges South African govt to protect its citizens Somalia has called on the South African government to protect its citizens in the country as a wave of attacks targets foreigners and their businesses....
2019-09-06, 08:52

Centre Gives Month-Extension To Complete Enumeration Of Citizens Register The Centre has given a one-month extension to complete the enumeration process for updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam by August 31, when the final list of the state's residents......
2019-08-01, 17:39

| Now Zimbabwe announces repatriation plan for affected citizens in SA - reports The Zimbabwean government has become the second to announce the voluntary evacuation of some citizens from South Africa after two of their nationals died during xenophobic violence, according to media reports....
2019-09-11, 15:00

Governments Shut Down the Internet to Stifle Critics. Citizens Pay the Price. Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home....
2019-09-02, 13:26

BJP Has Turned Assam Citizens' List Into Wastepaper: Tarun Gogoi The Congress party in Assam has hit out at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accusing it of turning the National Register of Citizens (NRC) into a "wastepaper" for trying to appease its Hindu......
2019-08-21, 02:26

Citizens line up for Mississippi jobs but fear the impact of ICE raids The workers’ efforts to explore jobs at the meatpacking plants go against the notion that Americans have no interest in the gritty jobs often held by undocumented workers....
2019-08-14, 06:13

Citizens, activists hope for peace after clash with Memphis police The Memphis community where a young black man was slain this week by federal agents as they tried to arrest him remained tense after a night of violent protests, but community activists and a mayoral candidate hoped the weekend would be calm....
2019-06-14, 15:00

2 Police Complaints Against Assam Citizens List Incharge For Exclusions Days after the final National Register of Citizens list was published, at least two police complaints have been filed against the NRC coordinator of Assam Prateek Hajela. One FIR has been filed......
2019-09-04, 20:39

Police Case Filed Against 10 In Assam Over Poem On Citizens' List The Assam Police have reportedly contacted several social media websites to verify the authenticity of a poem - that alleged Muslims were being targeted - shared by 10 people on the ongoing......
2019-07-13, 05:52

2020 Population Register To Lay Foundation For Nationwide Citizens' List The government has decided to prepare a National Population Register (NPR) by September 2020 to lay the foundation for a citizens' register across the country....
2019-08-03, 18:52

Assam Citizens List: Top Court Extends Deadline To August 31 The deadline for the final publication of Assam's citizen's list, National Register of Citizens (NRC), has been extended by a month, the Supreme Court ordered today....
2019-07-23, 15:39

India's top court allows a month longer for citizens' list in Assam India's Supreme Court on Tuesday gave authorities in a northeastern state an extra month to complete a citizenship list to identify illegal immigrants in an exercise that has stoked concern for millions of people, most of them Muslim....
2019-07-23, 15:13

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities to travel to Taiwan, citing the current state of relations between the two sides. The ban is effective from Aug. 1, according to a statement Wednesday f...
2019-07-31, 18:52

"Want It By August 31": Supreme Court Firm On Citizens Register Deadline The Supreme Court today reiterated that Assam authorities must publish the final version of the National Register of Citizens, which aims to identify illegal immigrants, on August 31....
2019-08-08, 18:39

| Now Zimbabwe considers repatriation plan for affected citizens in SA - reports The Zimbabwean government has become the second to announce the voluntary evacuation of some citizens from South Africa after two of their nationals died during xenophobic violence, according to media reports....
2019-09-11, 21:26

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
2019-06-14, 19:26

IRCTC Ticket Concession Rules For Senior Citizens: Five Things To Know Concessions on fares are available for male senior citizens of minimum 60 years and female senior citizen of minimum 58 years. The element of concession is 40 per cent for men senior citizens and 50......
2019-06-08, 15:13

China issues citizens US travel alert, warns of harassment China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it called harassment by U.S. law enforcement agencies....
2019-06-04, 13:26

Names of Many Serving Jawans Missing From Assam Citizens' List A village in Barpeta district of Assam is known as the Fauji Gaon or the village of defence personnel. Almost 200 families live in this village, out of which over 20 jawans have been posted in Army......
2019-09-03, 08:39

BJP Worried As Many Bengali Hindus Missing From Draft Assam Citizens List Umakanta Bhowmik, 52, is busy at his small eatery in Garchuk, on the outskirts of Guwahati. He's a Bengali Hindu and a supporter of the BJP from the days of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.......
2019-08-27, 10:00

Assam Frees Nine "Declared Foreigners" Ahead Of Citizens List Publication At least nine people who were declared as foreigners and lodged in the detention camp at Goalpara Jail were released today, ahead of the final publication of the National Register of Citizens in......
2019-08-27, 01:26

Single typo in state bill would have automatically registered non-citizens to vote A typo in the state’s automatic voter registration bill would have forced non-citizens to register despite their ineligibility — but lawmakers vowed it would be fixed. The bill directs designated state agencies such as the Department of Motor Vehicles, State Board of Elections and Department o...
2019-06-21, 07:52

Trump ditches census question; will find other methods of counting non-citizens President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from asking a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, but instead directed agencies to provide data on non-citizens to the Census Bureau....
2019-07-12, 03:26

Venezuela, Uruguay, Japan warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
2019-08-07, 05:39

Mexico considers the El Paso shooting an 'act of terrorism' against Mexican citizens, official says Mexico's government considers the shooting in El Paso, Texas, an act of terrorism against Mexican citizens and will be participating in the investigation, Secretary of Foreign Affairs Marcelo Ebrard said Monday....
2019-08-06, 10:13

"Ridiculously Small": BJP's Assam Ally Unhappy With Final Citizens List Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), a member of the ruling alliance in Assam, on Saturday expressed dissatisfaction over the final NRC in the state and said there is scope for its review in the Supreme Court,......
2019-08-31, 17:13

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Xenophobic Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to anti-immigrant violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies....
2019-09-10, 16:26

Number of new citizens hits 5-year high under Trump administration, despite Dem criticism U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services set a five-year high in 2018 for the number of people who took the oath of citizenship – despite heated criticism from Democrats about the Trump administration's immigration policies....
2019-06-03, 19:13

Latin American nations warn citizens about US travel after deadly shootings Two violence-plagued Latin American countries are warning against traveling to the US following the weekend’s back-to-back mass shootings. Uruguay and Venezuela — both nations that US citizens are already warned off visiting — issued their own official travel advisories on Monday. ...
2019-08-06, 19:13

Number of EU citizens coming to UK for jobs halves since 2016 Brexit vote The number of EU citizens moving to this country for jobs has halved since the Brexit referendum despite continuing levels of high overall net migration, official figures revealed today....
2019-08-23, 03:13

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
2019-06-07, 20:00

North Korea tells citizens to ‘fully mobilize’ after deadly typhoon PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean state media urged citizens on Monday to “fully mobilize” to rebuild after powerful Typhoon Lingling lashed the country over the weekend, with workers rebuilding electricity networks, salvaging battered crops and helping families whose homes and property were dam...
2019-09-09, 20:00

Amit Shah In Assam Today, His First Visit Since Release Of Citizens' List Union Home Minister Amit Shah isin Assam today, his first visit since the citizens' list to identify illegal immigrants in the state was released. The National Register of Citizens or NRC had left out......
2019-09-08, 11:39

Democrats introduce constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United ruling Senate Democrats introduced a constitutional amendment Tuesday to undo the Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United and restrict corporate political donations....
2019-08-01, 01:13

Assam BJP Slams Citizens' List Officer For Rejected Re-Verification Plea The BJP in Assam lashed out at the official overseeing the National Register of Citizens, a list to weed out illegal settlers, accusing him of working for "some vested interest" on Wednesday....
2019-07-25, 08:13

"Vendetta Politics": Mamata Banerjee Rules Out Citizens List In Bengal West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today termed the National Register of Citizens as a ploy by the BJP-led central government to exact "vendetta" against those opposed to its political......
2019-09-06, 19:13

"Award Wapsi Gang Active Again": Giriraj Singh On Citizens' Letter To PM Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Wednesday said ''award wapsi'' gang has become active again to destabilise the Narendra Modi government after 49 eminent citizens wrote to the prime minister on......
2019-07-24, 22:26

Tech assistance: the rush to design apps and devices for senior citizens Companies are creating new technology to mine baby boomers’ golden years and address the challenges of growing olderSilicon Valley has long sought to disrupt virtually every aspect of modern life. Now comes technology’s final frontier: old age. Tech that’s specifically designed for seniors is a grow...
2019-09-03, 12:39

"Can Be Enormous Blow": UN Refugee Body Chief On Assam Citizens List The controversial citizenship list in Assam that has left almost 19 lakh people facing statelessness has drawn criticism from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees....
2019-09-01, 16:39

Assam Outs New Citizens' List Data, Says Counting Process Compromised Draft data of the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam showed many people in the border districts had been included through "'rampant misuse of legacy data", the state government claimed on......
2019-08-02, 00:13

Mexico to pursue legal action after seven citizens killed in El Paso shooting Foreign minister described the shooting as ‘an act of terrorism’ against Mexican-Americans and Mexican nationals in the US Mexico has promised to explore pursuing terrorism charges in the US legal system over the shooting in El Paso, Texas, which claimed the lives of seven Mexican citizens and left ...
2019-08-05, 09:00

Centre Extends Deadline To Update Assam Citizens' List NRC To July 31 The centre has extended the deadline to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam by one more month to July 30. The process had been extended in......
2019-06-29, 20:00

LG announces G8X ThinQ with dual screen snap-on case, improving the V50 ThinQ experience With Samsung and Huawei soon releasing unique foldable phones of questionable reliability, LG continues to improve its dual screen approach with a new G series phone. The V50 launched with a dual screen case and the G8X adds functionality users have been looking for in this type of arrangement....
2019-09-06, 21:39

Intel has a dual-screen laptop, and the foldable screen isn’t the only exciting part Computex 2019 is underway in Taiwan, and we’ve already seen a bunch of exciting news coming out from the trade event concerning the future of computing. Intel’s powerful new chips for ultraportable devices will make Full HD gaming possible on ultra-thin laptops, and ARM has unveiled the ...
2019-05-29, 16:39

Jawa & Jawa Forty Two Dual-Channel ABS Deliveries To Start This Month Classic Legends, a subsidiary of the Mahindra Group, revived the Jawa brand late last year amidst much fanfare and the motorcycles only recently commenced deliveries across the country. While the new......
2019-06-22, 00:13

Slide Into Summer With This Massive, Dual Racer Slip and Slide Hurling yourself onto a slip and slide was one of the best parts of summer when you were a kid. Slip and slides don’t need to live in the past, though. You can get a TEAM MAGNUS XXL Slip and Slide for $64. It is 31-feet-long, so you and all of your grown friends can still enjoy it. If you’ve ever pl...
2019-05-29, 23:13

Being a black tree hugger has taught me that we must engage all citizens to fight climate crisis Activists, journalists, politicians and voters must transcend the cultural, racial and political differences to work together“You’re a black tree hugger, interesting.” When I told my grandparents that I was moving back to Detroit to work as an environmental justice organizer for the Sierra Club they...
2019-09-04, 14:39

Final Assam Citizens' List Today, Status Of 41 Lakh At Stake: 10 Points The National Register of Citizens or NRC - a list intended to identify legal residents and weed out illegal immigrants from Assam - will be published at 10 am today, with around 41 lakh people......
2019-08-30, 23:39

Oro Valley Parks, Rec hopes to make its programs, online resources more accessible to citizens ORO VALLEY – The Town of Oro Valley partnered with CivicRec to implement a new management software solution. The software will give citizens access to Parks and Recreation’s activities, classes, sports, youth leagues and community facilities. It also boasts convenient online registration and p...
2019-07-24, 02:52

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Anti-Immigrant Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to xenophobic violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies....
2019-09-10, 07:13

Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and China after businessman detained Taiwan's ruling party has warned citizens against traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is "severe," after a Taiwanese businessman was detained following a visit to the protest-wracked city....
2019-09-12, 11:26

California’s Newsom signs bill allowing citizens to refuse to help a police officer California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, on Tuesday signed a bill that no longer requires any "able-bodied person 18 years of age or older" in the state to help an officer who requests assistance during an arrest....
2019-09-04, 15:26

Local senior citizens rock out at Wacken Open Air heavy metal festival Breaking stereotypes, and showing that you are never too old to rock and roll, a group of senior citizens is attending the world's biggest heavy metal festival in northern Germany....
2019-08-01, 07:26

Trump discusses China's 'wrongful detention' of Canadian citizens in call with Trudeau U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday and discussed "the wrongful detention" of two Canadian citizens by China, a White House spokesman said....
2019-08-18, 11:26

Israeli court halts park entry ban deemed racist by Arab citizens A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on non-resident visitors to its parks, a prohibition that a rights group said was aimed at keeping Arabs out....
2019-07-14, 13:52

Assam Citizens List India's Internal Matter: Foreign Minister Jaishankar The process of documenting and identifying illegal immigrants in Assam is India's "internal matter", External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said today as he held wide-ranging talks with his......
2019-08-20, 15:26

UN chief pays tribute to the courage of DR Congo citizens, and the sacrifice of blue helmets On the second day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres saluted the courage of the country’s citizens, as well as the sacrifice of the peacekeepers who have died serving them....
2019-09-01, 22:13

Assam Chief Minister Hints At Bringing Law To Plug Citizens' List Gaps Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday indicated that the government may explore legislative options to deal with the wrongful inclusion of some names in the National Register of Citizens......
2019-08-20, 08:39

Tarun Gogoi Writes To Chief Justice Urging Review Of Citizens' List Senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi has complained to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi that National Register of Citizens State Coordinator Prateek Hajela did not discharge his duty efficiently......
2019-09-06, 19:13

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Police clashed with protesters in Hong Kong during a massive rally against a bill to extradite prisoners to mainland China. Organizers claim more than one million people took part in the demo....
2019-06-09, 22:52

Mexico says El Paso massacre was terrorism aimed at Mexican citizens, vows probe Mexico's top diplomat said he considers Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, to be an act of terrorism against Mexican citizens and said his government will be participating in the investigation....
2019-08-06, 19:13

Amid Security Alert, Israel Asks Its Citizens To Leave Jammu And Kashmir Israel, in its travel advisory, said the National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau reiterates the existing travel warnings for Jammu and Kashmir in northern India, given the intensification......
2019-08-04, 13:39

Call center scammer who extorted millions from U.S. citizens sentenced to 7 years in prison An Indian man was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for allegedly extorting US citizens out of thousands of dollars during his time running a fraudulent call center....
2019-06-02, 22:39

LG’s G8X ThinQ Dual-Screen is a multi-screen compromise The rumors both are, and aren't true. LG has built a dual-screen smartphone that drops around the same time as Samsung's Galaxy Fold and Huawei's Mate X. But it hasn't, because it's an upgraded G8 with a secondary display case similar to what w......
2019-09-06, 13:00

Nicole Malliotakis: NY's illegal immigrant drivers' license law applies 'double standard' to citizens New York's new law granting drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants applies a double standard to citizens, a state Republican lawmaker told Fox News Wednesday....
2019-06-20, 07:39

Uruguay just warned citizens against visiting the US after the El Paso shooting that reportedly targeted Hispanic people Go Nakamura/Getty Images Uruguay cautioned citizens against traveling to the US, The Washington Post reported, citing hate crimes and "the indiscriminate possession of firearms by the population." While Uruguay's foreign ministry, which issued the warning, didn't specifically talk about the shootin...
2019-08-06, 05:13

US airstrike kills Al Qaeda fighters ‘plotting external attacks’ against American citizens: military A U.S. military airstrike Sunday struck an Al Qaeda leadership and training facility in northern Syria where militants were “plotting external attacks” against American citizens, officials said....
2019-07-01, 20:52

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
2019-05-30, 13:26

Luxury brands must show they are 'good Chinese citizens' after T-shirt territory anger, expert says Western luxury labels will need to demonstrate that they are good Chinese citizens in the face of territorial sensitivities, according to an expert on branding in the region....
2019-08-19, 15:52

Assam Chief Minister Briefs Amit Shah On Citizens List; Seeks More Forces Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday apprised Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the current status of the NRC exercise in a meeting and sought additional central forces ahead of......
2019-08-14, 05:52

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and fulfill its promise to leave no one behind....
2019-05-29, 17:26

Terrorist watchlist ruled unconstitutional after lawsuit by Muslim US citizens; next steps remain unclear A group of nearly two dozen Muslim U.S. citizens won a major victory in federal court on Wednesday in their suit against the FBI and other federal agencies over their use of the terror watchlist, even as it remained unclear what exactly the consequences of the ruling would be....
2019-09-06, 03:00

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
2019-06-14, 05:52

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
2019-06-14, 07:00

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 07:52

Iran tanker in standoff with West heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S. An Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West was sailing to Greece on Monday after leaving Gibraltar, and Iran warned against any U.S. move to seize the vessel after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain it....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club news site....
2019-07-23, 13:39

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
2019-06-20, 18:13

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test of an escalating conflict that the President is seeking to avoid. Speaking at the White House, Trump...
2019-06-21, 02:39

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
2019-06-03, 06:01

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
2019-06-02, 20:13

Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on Iran sooner; Iran leader arrives outside G7 President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, comments that required a clarification from the White House about "second thoughts" on the decision....
2019-08-26, 01:39

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incident...
2019-06-14, 05:39

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions. The post Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions appeared f...
2019-06-12, 19:13

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
2019-06-21, 11:13

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S. against seizure bid An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Tehran said any U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences"....
2019-08-20, 01:26

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Tehran warned Washington Saturday that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames after US President Donald Trump said he called off a strike at the 11th hour....
2019-06-22, 17:13

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
2019-05-23, 04:26

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement on the Iranian foreign ministry website....
2019-07-13, 23:13

Iran is ready to negotiate but not if negotiations mean surrender: Iran president Iran is ready for "just" negotiations but not if they mean surrender, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, without saying what talks he had in mind....
2019-07-24, 11:13

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route....
2019-07-20, 00:00

Iran president: international waterways won't be as safe if Iran oil exports cut to zero If Iran's oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday at a meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, according to Khamenei's official website....
2019-08-21, 14:13

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S against seizure bid An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Tehran said any U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences"....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Jim Jordan: Dems oppose census citizenship question over fear of exposing non-citizens, illegal immigrants Democrats oppose the presence of a citizenship question on the 2020 census because it will expose how many people in the U.S. are either non-citizens or here illegally, according to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio....
2019-07-10, 07:00

Being a black tree hugger has taught me that we must engage all citizens to fight climate crisis | Justin Onwenu Activists, journalists, politicians and voters must transcend the cultural, racial and political differences to work together“You’re a black tree hugger, interesting.” When I told my grandparents that I was moving back to Detroit to work as an environmental justice organizer for the Sierra Club they...
2019-09-05, 00:00

The Indian Government Insists All Is Well in Kashmir. But As the Communications Shutdown Continues, Its Citizens Are Struggling to Reach the Outside World As I write this piece for TIME, I’m standing furtively amid a clump of tall, itchy weeds behind an office in the outskirts of Jammu, a city in northern India. Dozens of mosquitoes are landing on my arms, neck and feet to enjoy an evening meal of blood. I can occasionally squirm my body and scr...
2019-08-24, 02:00

Trump, 'not backing down' in effort to count citizens amid census fight, announces executive order President Trump, speaking at the White House on Thursday, announced that he would "immediately" issue an executive order to get an accurate count of non-citizens and citizens in the United States -- a measure Trump said would be "far more accurate" than relying on a citizenship question in the 2020 ...
2019-07-12, 02:39

How to Use Android 10's Dual SIM Feature on Your Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL With Android 10 rolling out, users are finding some unexpected surprises included in the update. For example, an upgrade to the Pixel 3a and 3a XL’s Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS) feature that (finally) enables true dual-SIM card support on these devices....
2019-09-06, 13:26

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Iran's Zarif says 'short war' with Iran is an illusion: Twitter Iran's foreign minister said on Twitter on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's view that a conflict with Iran would be a "short war" was an illusion and that his threat of "obliteration" amounted to threatening "genocide"....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
2019-06-15, 02:13

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
2019-06-20, 20:26

UN chief pays tribute to the courage of DR Congo citizens facing Ebola and insecurity, and the sacrifice of blue helmets On the second day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres saluted the courage of the country’s citizens, as well as the sacrifice of the peacekeepers who have died serving them....
2019-09-03, 00:52

#DeniedMyVote: Campaigners explore legal action against government after EU citizens complain of being turned away from polling stations in European elections Campaign groups are exploring legal action against the government after EU citizens complained of being turned away from polling stations in the European elections....
2019-05-25, 21:26

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency....
2019-07-08, 08:39

War with Iran is the mother of all wars: Iran president War with Iran is the mother of all wars, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV, warning once again that shipping might not be safe in the Strait of Hormuz oil waterway....
2019-08-06, 09:52

Iran shoots down US drone: What we know about the tensions between the US and Iran The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
2019-06-20, 18:13

Man United held 1-1 by 10-man Southampton in EPL Manchester United will head into the international break with just one win from its opening four games in the English Premier League after being held to a 1-1 draw at Southampton       ...
2019-08-31, 18:39

First-ever Bike to Work Day held in Lethbridge Environment Lethbridge held its first-ever Bike to Work Day on Monday, encouraging citizens to ditch their cars for a more environmentally friendly option....
2019-06-04, 05:39

Interfaith service held for Former Gov. Blanco Hundreds of people assembled at the Louisiana Capitol to honor the service of former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, the state's first and only female governor. (Aug. 22)        ...
2019-08-23, 00:00

Informational pickets held nationwide by RNs TUCSON – A nationwide informational picket was held Tuesday in front of numerous hospitals. Here in Tucson, there were two one this morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital, this afternoon at St. Mary’s. Both are part of the Carondolet Health Network. Picketing were registered nurses who are members of the ...
2019-05-29, 03:26

Protest held against suspension of UK parliament People demonstrate at Parliament Square and outside Downing Street against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament.        ...
2019-08-30, 09:26

Switzerland Is Held Captive By Its Big Neighbor With the ECB set to cut rates, the Swiss will have little choice but to go even deeper into negative territory. The SNB is a price-taker, not a price-maker. ...
2019-08-14, 17:13

Hamilton "does not know" how he held off Verstappen for Monaco win Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton says he does not know how he won the Monaco Grand Prix after getting to "38 laps to go with no tyres left"...
2019-05-27, 01:26

Ex-Filipino top diplomat says he’s being held at HK airport MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine foreign secretary who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says he was barred from immediately entering Hong Kong and held at the airport for unclear reasons. Former Foreign Secretary Al...
2019-06-21, 05:00

A $1,500 drug that claims to cure jet lag has been held up by the FDA (VNDA) Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Jet lag sufferers take note: a drug designed to treat the condition has been delayed by the US Food and Drug Administration. Vanda Pharmaceuticals, which is developing the medicine, said it received the response on Friday, but plans to continue working to get the drug app...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Ice, Ice Maybe? Myanmar Cop Held For Crystal Meth Switch Drug experts believe Myanmar may now be the world's biggest meth producer, with jungle labs in ungovernable areas of Shan state churning out untold tonnes of ice and hundreds of millions of meth pills......
2019-06-04, 19:39

Memorial held for tow truck driver killed in hit and run TUCSON — Dozens of tow truck drivers came together for a procession on the west side Sunday to honor one of their own. Richard Struble was killed in a hit and run earlier this month. “Oh my god my heart is bursting with love and joy,” Struble’s fiance Mary Brejak said. . On t...
2019-06-24, 08:00

First gay pride rally held in North Macedonia In a landmark move, North Macedonia hosted its first ever Gay Pride Parade, with cabinet members and foreign diplomats joining LGBT activists in Skopje. Priests from various denominations attended a counter-rally....
2019-06-29, 17:39

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich held in Leipzig Early on in the season, Julian Nagelsmann's undefeated RB Leipzig side took on the defending champions Bayern Munich. In a thrilling, end-to-end game, there was somehow no winner. Both goalkeepers impressed....
2019-09-14, 22:26

4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration Held In Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Saturday people gathered in Lexington for the annual Juneteenth celebration. Organizers say it’s about remembering the past, and also building a stronger community for the future. The event was held at the Memorial Art Garden. Juneteenth is a celebration of t...
2019-06-23, 06:13

Memorial held for 5 Capital Gazette employees Journalists gathered in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-29, 02:26

Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio An armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff on Tuesday, authorities said.        ...
2019-08-21, 02:00

First Ever Personal War On Drugs Event Held In Lee County LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Saturday hundreds of people came out in Lee County for the first annual Personal War On Drugs event. The gathering was held for families and friends who have lost loved ones to drug addiction… And for those who have loved ones currently dealing with addictio...
2019-06-30, 09:26

Why isn’t YouTube held accountable for the actions of its stars? The debate surrounding YouTube's responsibilities about the content it hosts has reignited after yet more controversy. The Google-owned video service whiffed when initially asked to discipline a creator clearly violating its policies on acceptable be......
2019-06-06, 17:52

Man held in Spain over attempt to smuggle cocaine under his wig When suspect removed wig officers found 503g of cocaine glued to his headPolice at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain concealed under his wig.Officers noted that the passenger, who had arrived on a flight from Bogotá, seem...
2019-07-16, 17:13

Toy drive held in honor of baby Gabriel TUCSON – A toy drive was held on Sunday in honor of a baby whose life ended way too short. Baby Gabriel Torres-Shelby was killed in a crash off Mission and Irvington last April. His parents say the other vehicle was going 95 miles per hour. Sunday would have been his second birthday. “I&...
2019-08-28, 15:13

Polish president wants parliamentary election held on Oct.13 Poland’s president says he wants the country’s parliamentary election to be held on Oct. 13 after a short campaign season but still needs approval for that from the state electoral body...
2019-08-02, 21:39

Inside Trump's Air Force One: 'It's like being held captive' President Donald Trump's visit to Tokyo this weekend kicks off a summer of global jet-setting that takes him to five separate countries -- and confines him to the presidential aircraft for more than 80 hours flying overseas....
2019-05-27, 08:26

Barca held to surprise draw at Osasuna "Sixteen-year-old Ansu Fati became Barcelona\u0027s youngest ever La Liga goalscorer on Saturday but could not prevent his side stumbling to a surprise 2-2 draw at promoted Osasuna which left the champions with only four points after three games."...
2019-08-31, 21:13

Erdogan says Trump will not allow ties to be held 'captive' to S-400 row Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that he believes U.S. President Donald Trump will not allow ties between the two NATO allies to become captive to a dispute over Ankara's purchase of a Russian S-400 defense system....
2019-08-06, 14:52

National Memorial Day parade held in Washington The weather was great for the crowds that came out for the National Memorial Day parade held in Washington.        ...
2019-05-28, 06:13

Accountant had 1,700 upskirting images when held in Topshop An accountant caught trying to take upskirt films of female shoppers at Topshop in Oxford Street had a stash of 1,700 similar clips and images on his mobile phone, a court was told....
2019-07-16, 14:52

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue concluded....
2019-07-18, 21:52

Memorial held for WWII Veteran Pilot TUCSON-On Saturday, a World War II Veteran is being remembered for his service. The memorial was held at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Marana. Ferman Miller served in WWII as a B-17 and a B-29 pilot putting in 20 years of Air Force service with an additional 23 years at the Federal Aviat...
2019-08-11, 06:39

Groundbreaking Held For Habitat For Humanity Home LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Another Lexington family is about to benefit from the generosity of the community. Mona Ashby said that she wanted to become a homeowner at least by the age of 50. The dream once seemed unattainable, but has become a reality within a matter of months. LEX 18 has partne...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Man arrested in Amber Alert held on $1M bond TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s Amber Alert will be held on a $1 million bond, officials say. On Sunday, 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez reportedly kidnapped 17-year-old Sandra Rios-Chavez from the parking lot of her place of work in Jerome County, Idaho. Police lo...
2019-05-22, 01:39

Deputies: Woman Held Against Her Will In A Tent In Laurel Co. LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man was arrested after deputies say his girlfriend was hiding from him with the help of Walmart employees after he had kept her held against her will for days. Deputies say that the boyfriend was walking around the store looking for the victim. She was hiding wit...
2019-06-14, 05:39

First LGBTI job fair held in India after gay ban lifted An LGBTI job fair, billed by organizers as the first such event in India, attracted more than 250 people on Friday looking for employment with companies including Intel, Goldman Sachs and Uber....
2019-07-13, 11:39

How Djokovic held tough to beat Federer The longest men's final in Wimbledon history was settled by its first ever fifth-set tiebreak -- here's how Novak Djokovic secured his fifth crown in London....
2019-07-14, 21:52

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after two ships seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions are "nothing but trouble"...
2019-07-20, 10:26

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and military sites.        ...
2019-07-22, 16:26

First mass to be held in the Notre Dame since April fire The Notre Dame cathedral is holding its first Mass since the April fire that ravaged the edifice's roof and caused its masterpiece spire to collapse....
2019-06-15, 14:13

Service held for Tucson businessman George Kalil TUCSON- Funeral services were held today for Tucson businessman and Wildcat fan, George Kalil. Kalil died last week at the age of 81. Services were held at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church and he was buried at Holy Hope Cemetery. Kalil was president of Kalil Bottling company and a booster for Ar...
2019-07-19, 07:39

| Ajax held away to PAOK in Champions League qualifying Last season's Champions League semi-finalists Ajax recovered to earn a draw on their trip to PAOK Thessaloniki in the first leg of the third qualifying round....
2019-08-07, 02:00

At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and a war monitor....
2019-07-23, 03:52

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after a war monitor had reported blasts hitting other insurgent-held areas in the northwest....
2019-06-03, 06:01

Vigil for Mackenzie Lueck held at University of Utah The University of Utah campus will hold a vigil Monday evening commemorating student Mackenzie Lueck, who police say was killed two weeks ago.        ...
2019-07-02, 06:26

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says she was barred for hours from entering Hong Kong for unspecified reasons....
2019-05-21, 14:32

1,000 fantasy football experts just held a draft. Here’s what you can learn. Results from the ninth installment of the Scott Fish Bowl league show that, when it comes to these players, the public is out of step with the fantasy industry's latest thinking....
2019-07-19, 19:13

Donald Trump freezes assets held by Venezuela in US The US president's move is his latest gambit to oust counterpart Nicolas Maduro from power. Meanwhile, Colombia says it will grant citizenship to babies born there to Venezuelan parents and thus at risk of statelessness....
2019-08-06, 09:52

Huawei executive says 'concerned' about Canadians held in China The Canadian unit of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd sought to distance itself from the actions of the Chinese government on Monday, with a top local executive saying the company is worried about two Canadian men being held by Beijing....
2019-07-22, 22:13

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer's 7 victims Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus....
2019-06-13, 20:52

NYC judge orders R. Kelly held without bond on sex charges A New York City federal judge on Friday ordered singer R. Kelly held without bond on sex trafficking charges, agreeing with prosecutors that the entertainer is a flight risk and a danger to the community....
2019-08-03, 01:39

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer’s 7 victims NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus. The service for 36-year-old Livia Florentina Bunea and her 8-year-old daughter, Elena Natalia Bunea, w...
2019-06-13, 19:52

Jury: Man held stepdaughter for 18 years, fathered 9 kids MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a 64-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children. Court records indicate jurors found Henri Michelle Piette guilty on June 6 of kidnapping and tr...
2019-06-13, 19:52

Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Held in China A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate in the partly autonomous Chinese city never returned from an Aug. 8 trip for a conference across the border in Shenzhen....
2019-08-20, 15:26

Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by Serbs Several thousand people have attended a mass funeral service in northwestern Bosnia for 86 Muslims who were slain by the Serbs in one of the worst killings of the country’s 1992-95 war...
2019-07-20, 17:26

NYC protest held against teen vaping after CDC expresses concerns Protesters of teen vaping began to march Tuesday outside JUUL offices in New York City, days after a U.S. government agency announced it was looking into lung illnesses possibly associated with the practice....
2019-08-21, 01:39

1 critically injured, 1 held after shooting in Boone County BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Cincinnati man was fighting for his life after being shot overnight in Boone County. The Boone County Sheriff’s Department said 46-year-old Michael Holbrook was in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. Police charged 47-year-old Larry Herald II...
2019-06-30, 14:00

Man Arrested After Officials Say He Falsely Reported Someone Being Held At Gunpoint LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Laurel County sheriff’s office says that a man was arrested and taken into custody after they say he falsely reported an incident. According to a post to their Facebook page, sheriff’s officials say that deputies were dispatched to Lisowe Lane to r...
2019-06-19, 17:01

5G Telecom Spectrum Auction to Be Held This Year, Prasad Says India will hold a mega spectrum auction for 5G and other radio waves in the current calendar year, and intends to start 5G trials in the next 100 days, the newly appointed Telecom Minister Ravi......
2019-06-03, 14:52

Beach clean-ups held worldwide for World Oceans Day With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
2019-06-08, 15:00

Russia to Release First Whales Held in ‘Jail’ for Months After intervention by President Vladimir V. Putin, nearly 100 orcas and belugas will be released where they were caught with the intention of being sold to theme parks....
2019-06-20, 18:26

Joe Biden asked for a pen. Then he reversed a position he’d held for four decades. The former vice president’s flip on taxpayer funding for abortions came after internal discussions and outside pressure on an issue that is one of several that may pose similar problems for him....
2019-06-08, 09:13

Norway mosque shooting suspect can be held for four weeks A man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, can be held in police custody for four weeks while the case is being investigated, the Oslo District Court ruled on Monday....
2019-08-12, 17:13

Teenagers held over homophobic attack on two women on London bus Couple say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss at request of group of young menA homophobic assault on two women on a bus that left them needing hospital treatment has been labelled a “disgusting, misogynistic attack” by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan.The attack happened in the early hours of 3...
2019-06-07, 21:26