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| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups

At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday....

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups

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| Zimbabwe acquits 7 unionists arrested ahead of protests A Zimbabwean court acquitted seven leaders of the country's main trade union coalition arrested ahead of an anti-government protest last year, lawyers said....
10:24, 04/28/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passe...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Ahead of street protests, UN rights chief urges Guatemalan Government to respect democratic freedoms With demonstrations expected to take place in various Guatemalan cities on Monday and Tuesday, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, is urging the Guatemalan Government to guarantee freedom of...
12:36, 04/28/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposit...
10:24, 08/19/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposit...
10:24, 08/16/2019

Fears of fresh unrest as Zimbabwe’s opposition plan protests Government warns of reprisals as protests and strikes planned in country crippled by debtZimbabweans are bracing for fresh unrest after the main opposition party unveiled plans for a series of major r...
01:12, 08/14/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to stop the demonstrations....
11:12, 08/14/2019

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
05:12, 08/16/2019

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort to stop a new Missouri law that bans almost all ter...
01:24, 07/31/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
01:12, 06/14/2019

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Malaysia's new government slow on reforms, rights groups say Malaysia's new government has failed to deliver on most of its human rights reform promises in its first year in power, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said on Wednesday....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn ...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of captive animals unless their young a...
02:36, 05/23/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimbabwe to ‘stop cracking down’ on protesters; Iran urg...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
11:36, 08/17/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human rights gr...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Rights groups sue over U.S. decision to hold asylum seekers without bond Immigrant rights groups asked a U.S. court on Thursday to reverse a Trump administration decision that allows asylum seekers who cross the border illegally to be held without bond....
20:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions if an embryonic or fetal heartbeat can be detected....
11:48, 06/28/2019

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. Critics said they would give too much power to the...
11:00, 05/30/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.        ...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Rights groups challenge warrantless cellphone searches at U.S. border U.S. officials at ports of entry improperly contend they are entitled to confiscate and search travelers' cellphones and other devices without warrants to enforce laws that cover more than customs and...
16:36, 04/30/2019

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel b...
22:12, 07/06/2019

Three Thais accused of insulting king have disappeared: rights groups Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Friday, months after two exiled critics of the military...
23:48, 05/09/2019

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana HAVANA (AP) — Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stopped by police. The march Saturd...
16:48, 05/11/2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to free...
12:36, 07/17/2019

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year...
14:24, 05/28/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme...
12:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, vivacious conga. Since it was launched in 2007, it ...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Woman with cancer dies in UAE jail after rights groups, U.N. call for release A woman with terminal cancer who was serving a 10-year prison sentence in the United Arab Emirates has died in jail, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday, two months after the United Nations called for h...
09:48, 05/05/2019

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking to block changes that they say will roll back pro...
12:12, 08/21/2019

Civil rights groups sue Tennessee over law imposing new penalties on voter registration Civil rights groups in Tennessee have asked a federal court to block enforcement of a new state law that threatens to impose new penalties on voter-registration groups if they file too many incomplete...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Rights groups try to block Saudi vessel loading French arms Two French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, the groups said, arguing the cargo...
11:36, 05/09/2019

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change cha...
18:48, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 5-WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups * Informs U.S. law enforcement to help with investigation (Adds comment from Electronic Frontier Foundation, details on Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group, comment from lawyer who says he wa...
20:12, 05/14/2019

Tanzania charges journalist, rights groups say case politically motivated An investigative journalist in Tanzania has been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and assisting a criminal racket, according to a court document seen by Reuters, charges his lawyer and right...
09:24, 08/05/2019

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face ...
15:48, 06/02/2019

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by a majority of Florida voters who amended the state...
15:36, 06/29/2019

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
20:24, 07/19/2019

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new...
19:24, 06/10/2019

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court o...
03:00, 08/01/2019

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
08:36, 06/06/2019

Sri Lankan army defends rehiring major amid outcry from rights groups Sri Lanka's army on Thursday defended its decision to reinstate an intelligence official arrested in 2017 on suspicion he attacked journalists, saying he is the right person to investigate the Easter ...
12:12, 05/16/2019

Canada rights groups may appeal judge's decision not to stay ban on religious clothing Two Canadian civil rights organizations said on Thursday they have been allowed to appeal a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban https://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-quebec-religi...
10:12, 08/01/2019

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said ...
01:12, 07/07/2019

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another coun...
15:00, 07/16/2019

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a 44-year-old Texas woman was sentenced to five year...
13:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. states, rights groups ask court to block bid to divert $1.5 billion toward Trump's wall Civil rights groups and 20 states asked a federal judge to prevent the Trump Administration from transferring $1.5 billion that Congress had approved for the military toward building a wall on the U.S...
10:12, 05/30/2019

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query w...
02:24, 06/13/2019

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what they said was a rigged presidential election result, as police warned they would crack down on any dissent....
05:48, 06/11/2019

Activists block UK roads in new climate-change protests Environmental protesters have blocked roads in London and four other British cities in a new wave of demonstrations demanding faster action against climate change...
06:36, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift f...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for presiden...
08:36, 05/21/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining state security, had provoked an international outcry an...
21:24, 05/02/2019

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East Germany. A memorial to the victims of communism ...
07:24, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the former British colony and undermine freedoms promis...
23:12, 06/13/2019

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist groups disrupted the proceedings in Strasbourg. The...
12:24, 07/02/2019

Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet cleric abuse victims, rights groups say Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and intervene on their behalf, said international groups fighting clerical abuse on Thursday....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Civil rights groups snub Barr meeting on police reform, despite past outcry Attorney General Bill Barr got a surprise this week when he hosted a listening session for civil rights groups supposedly concerned about the Justice Department's commitment to police reform. ...
10:12, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by mid...
23:36, 06/17/2019

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other......
01:24, 07/14/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by...
07:48, 05/21/2019

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-comm...
23:48, 07/14/2019

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Pe...
13:12, 06/22/2019

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
12:00, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong activists target mainland shoppers in latest wave of protests Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other grievanc...
23:48, 07/13/2019

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures....
15:24, 06/05/2019

Leading Civil Rights Groups Call Facebook's Latest Internal Audit 'Woefully Inadequate' to Address Hate Facebook on Sunday issued the first major update of 2019 on the progress of its ongoing civil rights audit. The audit was launched a year ago following a sharp upsurge in rebukes of Facebook’s permis...
04:36, 07/01/2019

Activists are battling propaganda and voter apathy ahead of 2019’s EU elections For better or for worse, tech will play a pivotal role in this year’s European elections, which promise to be a heated and fraught affair, and have the potential for the same kind of foreign influence...
06:36, 05/06/2019

Medical groups call climate change a 'health emergency' ahead of Democratic debate Dozens of medical and public health groups described climate change as a "true public health emergency" requiring "urgent action" ahead of the first Democratic primary debate of the 2020 election cycl...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Immigrant rights groups to high court: 'We count!' Immigrants rights groups rallied at the Supreme Court Thursday as justices put a hold on the Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 27)   ...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift prote...
21:12, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong protests: Activists storm government building and spray paint walls as extradition bill demonstrations turn violent Activists in Hong Kong smashed their way into one of the territory's main government buildings and spray painted the walls as they protested a controversial extradition bill....
07:12, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift prote...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extra...
10:36, 06/17/2019

Croatia denies rights violations ahead of Merkel visit The chancellor and the German center-right candidate for the top EU post head to the Balkans before the European Parliament elections. Croatia plays an important role in keeping displaced people at th...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Drivers Lead Protests Ahead of Uber IPO Drivers for ride-sharing companies protested Wednesday, saying companies such as Uber Technologies and Lyft have failed to pay drivers a living wage....
13:12, 05/08/2019

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and central Europe that is restricted in the bloc on......
14:36, 05/16/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe protests ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the rise of the far-right, protesters hoped to motivate ot...
04:12, 05/19/2019

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said...
21:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong police demand better protection ahead of more protests A Hong Kong police officers' union has urged police chiefs to better protect rank-and-file staff as the city braces for rolling protests in coming weeks over a controversial planned extradition treaty...
02:12, 07/15/2019

Hundreds detained in latest Russian protests ahead of election Protesters once again took to the streets of Moscow Saturday, decrying the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates for upcoming city council election that has shaken up Russia's politi...
13:48, 08/03/2019

Sudan: Army raids opposition offices ahead of protests Protest organizers said security services stormed their offices without warning and forced them to call off a press conference. Nationwide marches would still go ahead on Sunday, however, they announc...
21:36, 06/29/2019

More Hong Kong protests planned ahead of G-20 Japan summit HONG KONG (AP) — Leaders of recent protests in Hong Kong say they plan more demonstrations for Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of world leaders attending the Group of 20 summit. The leaders of...
23:24, 06/23/2019

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information with immigrant communities about their rights. The rai...
19:24, 07/11/2019

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny detained ahead of protests A day earlier Navalny had called on protesters to continue rallies against a decision to leave opposition candidates off local election ballot papers. He has faced repeated legal trouble, often tied t...
02:12, 07/24/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's bl...
17:12, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong media reported Saturday tha...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and New York ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and New York started a series of multi-city strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday...
14:24, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader of government refuses to withdraw the bill, which critics fear could lead to abuse by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains determined to pass a controversial extradi...
01:36, 06/10/2019

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti-Israel protests Saturday....
09:36, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that mainland China's broadening footprint in the semi-aut...
09:24, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive protest that gripped the city over the weekend. Sp...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protests will be 'settled or crushed' ahead of China national celebrations, analyst says The way China responds to the situation in Hong Kong will be crucial in determining how markets and U.S.-China trade talks will be affected, said David Roche, a strategist at London-based research fir...
02:24, 08/16/2019

Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign.       ...
09:00, 07/22/2019

'Abducted' wife of billionaire 'may have been killed' The wife of a Norwegian billionaire who vanished eight months ago in a suspected abduction could have been killed - and her kidnapping may have been faked to hide it, police have said....
08:00, 06/26/2019

Police: Man says 4-year-old stepdaughter abducted in Houston HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police are searching for a 4-year-old girl whose stepfather says she was abducted by men who let him and his 2-year-old son go free. Police say Darion Vence reported his stepdau...
15:48, 05/06/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High ...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Trump meets with families of Japanese abducted by N. Korea TOKYO (AP) — Families of Japanese who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s have thanked President Donald Trump for his sympathy and for meeting with them while visiting Japan. Trump, on...
04:24, 05/27/2019

Man triggers Amber Alert for ‘abducted’ daughter just to get car back OAKLAND, Calif. — Police have arrested a California man they say falsely claimed that his 3-year-old daughter was abducted in a carjacking, triggering an Amber Alert....
16:12, 05/12/2019

‘Monster’ abducted 4-year-old girl from bed, hid her in chest: cops A 20-year-old “monster” snatched a Pennsylvania girl from her bedroom, then stashed her in a wooden chest at his grandparents’ home, police said. Thomas Andrew Dewald was charged Mon...
12:36, 05/02/2019

'Very vulnerable' London girl, 15, feared abducted in Malaysia Police in Malaysia are treating the disappearance of a "very vulnerable" 15-year-old London girl as an abduction and a missing person case, a charity has said....
23:12, 08/04/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the ...
16:36, 05/17/2019

Spain’s First Recognized ‘Stolen Baby’ Finds She Was Adopted Not Abducted Inés Madrigal, a Spanish woman at the heart of nationwide scandal over stolen and trafficked babies, said she was the victim of an illegal adoption rather than an abduction....
13:36, 07/12/2019

She Was Face Of Spain's Stolen-Baby Scandal, Says She Wasn't Abducted Ins Madrigal, who last year became the face of a decades long child abduction scandal that still haunts Spain, has discovered that she was not among the estimated 30,000 babies stolen during the rule....
21:12, 07/12/2019

Cameroon opposition leader abducted in English-speaking area Gunmen have abducted the leader of Cameroon’s main opposition party, John Fru Ndi, from his residence in the English-speaking northwestern town of Bamenda...
15:12, 06/28/2019

Crusader for Spain’s abducted babies finds biological family The woman who became a crusader for babies abducted during Spain’s 20th-century dictatorship says that she has found her biological family and learned her mother gave her up voluntarily...
09:00, 07/11/2019

He was abducted and forced into a deadly scheme to extort marijuana from his father Young entrepreneur Curtis Jenkins III from Camden was kidnapped and killed after being lured to Fairview address, authorities say.        ...
06:48, 07/05/2019

Wendy’s worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy’s restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her. Polic...
06:12, 05/21/2019

Two Canadian women abducted in Ghana rescued by security forces Eight people were arrested in connection with the kidnapping, authorities said, but denied the abductors were paid offSecurity forces have rescued two Canadian women who were abducted in Ghana earlier...
11:12, 06/12/2019

‘Heroes’ lead police to girl abducted while walking with her mother https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/19/texas-girl-salem-sabatka-abducted-found-sot-ndwknd-vpx.cnn_2615048_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – Authorities rescued a Texas 8-year-old Sunday ...
11:12, 05/19/2019

Two men abducted Florida waitress after dine-and-dash attempt: cops Two men in Florida have been charged with kidnapping after police said they abducted a waitress who tried to stop them from dining and dashing. The pair, Leonel Lopez-Gonzalez, 46, and Fernando Rodrig...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Abducted Idaho girl found safe in Arizona, suspect jailed Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
17:12, 05/21/2019

Intensive search underway for girl, 5, whose stepfather says she was abducted on a Houston highway An intensive search was underway Monday in Texas for a missing 5-year-old child who her stepfather says was kidnapped on a Houston highway.        ...
08:36, 05/06/2019

Texas police officer fired over failure to find abducted girl A Texas police officer who failed to find an abducted 8-year-old girl when he visited the hotel room where she was being held has been fired, officials said Wednesday....
17:00, 06/20/2019

Houston girl, 5, ‘abducted’ by 3 men in blue pickup, recently had brain surgery Authorities in Houston are searching for a 5-year-old girl they say may have been abducted Friday night by three men in a Chevy truck who apparently beat her stepfather unconscious during the encounte...
01:36, 05/06/2019

Amber Alert Issued For 5-Year-Old Houston Girl Allegedly Abducted By 3 Men Houston Police Department (NBC News)– An Amber Alert was issued Sunday morning for a 5-year-old girl whose stepfather told police she was kidnapped by three men who released him and his 2-year...
05:24, 05/06/2019

Intensive search underway for girl, 4, whose stepfather says she was abducted on a Texas highway An intensive search was underway Monday in Texas for a missing 4-year-old child who her stepfather says was kidnapped on a Houston highway.        ...
11:48, 05/06/2019

U.N. demands release of abducted lawmaker and Haftar critic in eastern Libya The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were reportedly abducted at their house in the eastern c...
16:12, 07/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissione...
09:24, 04/28/2019

US Marshals: Darion Vence, the man who reported a 4-year-old girl was abducted from him, has been arrested near Houston HOUSTON (AP) — US Marshals: Darion Vence, the man who reported a 4-year-old girl was abducted from him, has been arrested near Houston....
16:48, 05/11/2019

Texas woman and ex-boyfriend who abducted her found dead on remote property: police The bodies of a missing woman and her ex-boyfriend who police believe kidnapped her at gunpoint last month were found Tuesday on a private piece of farmland in Texas, police said.  ...
02:48, 07/10/2019

Abducted grandson of Camden city official found dead in garage with bag over head The grandson of a high-ranking Camden, NJ, city official was found dead in a garage late Tuesday, two days after he was abducted during a BBQ run. Police ruled that Curtis Jenkins III, 20, died of hom...
20:48, 07/03/2019

Idaho teen girl abducted from her job found safe in Arizona, suspect in custody Police believe Miguel Rodriguez-Perez abducted 17-year-old Sandra Rios-Chavez from her job at a Wendy's restaurant in Jerome, Idaho on Sunday, police said.        ...
16:12, 05/21/2019

Heartsick families of Japanese abducted by North Korea hope Trump meet will help Takuya Yokota chokes up as he talks about a photograph of his older sister Megumi, whom he has not seen since she was abducted from a beach by North Korean agents one winter evening 41 years ago....
02:48, 05/22/2019

She became the face of Spain’s Franco-era stolen-baby scandal. Her family says she wasn’t abducted. The woman found her biological relatives with help of a DNA database and learned that she had been voluntarily put up for adoption and was not among the estimated 30,000 babies stolen during the rule ...
16:12, 07/12/2019

Nora Quoirin missing: Family of London schoolgirl who disappeared in Malaysia still believe she was abducted The family of a London schoolgirl with a learning disability who disappeared from a nature resort in Malaysia said today that they still believe she has been abducted....
15:00, 08/06/2019

Woman missing in remote area near California-Nevada border, family fears she was abducted Sheryl Powell, 60, took her dog for a walk from a campground in the White Mountains and didn't return.        ...
14:24, 07/15/2019

Abducted Texas girl, 8, found safe after church members reported suspect's vehicle, police say A desperate search for an 8-year-old girl in Texas who was snatched from her mother while walking came to an end early Sunday when authorities were able to locate the child thanks to two alert church ...
12:48, 05/19/2019

|Zimbabwe’sEconetWirelessshutsAfricanpayTVunitamidcrisis Zimbabwe’s Econet Wireless will shut its African pay-TV unit due to the country’s economic condition and shortage of foreign currency, group Chief Executive Officer Douglas Mboweni has said....
09:36, 08/04/2019

| Bangladesh to host Zimbabwe despite ICC ban Bangladesh will host Zimbabwe for a tri-nations Twenty20 tournament in September despite the African nation being suspended by the game's world body....
01:48, 08/08/2019

Bangladesh To Host Zimbabwe Despite ICC Ban The International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Zimbabwe in July over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference, putting the country's participation in multi-nation events in......
10:36, 08/08/2019

|Zimbabwe'sy/yinflationwon'tbepublishedtillFebruary Zimbabwe will defer publication of year-on-year inflation until February next year due to the change in the currency regime, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube told Parliament on Thursday....
11:48, 08/01/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
21:12, 08/12/2019

Mnangagwa promised a new Zimbabwe but has anything changed? Last year, during Zimbabwe's national elections, the ruling party erected dozens of banners all over the country, emblazoned with lofty promises and a giant photo of the man who won that contest, Emme...
12:48, 07/05/2019

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change...
00:36, 08/21/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
09:00, 05/27/2019

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
09:00, 05/28/2019

| As economy flounders, now passports run short in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's passport-issuing service has ground to a halt, officials said Monday, leaving many citizens trapped in the country as its economic crisis worsens....
12:00, 07/01/2019

Zimbabwe: Between land ownership and food security A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an economic upturn, but also for a more transparent l...
15:12, 06/04/2019

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where supporters had gathered outside a court on Wednes...
09:48, 07/10/2019

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he ...
18:12, 06/21/2019

| One year on - What has changed for Zimbabwe post Mugabe? A year ago, with Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe out of the picture, the troubled African country seemed to have taken a turn for the better....
15:24, 07/31/2019

Few demonstrators turn up for Zimbabwe protest in Bulawayo Few people have turned up for an opposition protest in Zimbabwe’s second city as armed police maintained heavy presence on the streets and at a courthouse where the opposition is pressing to be allowe...
06:48, 08/19/2019

Zimbabwe’s children suffer from country’s economic crisis HARARE, Zimbabwe — It is only a few hours since Zimbabwe’s schools closed for month-long August holidays and 13-year-old Tanyaradzwa is already milling outside a bar “doing business,” he says. He hawk...
16:24, 08/12/2019

Albinism pageant joyfully breaks down prejudice in Zimbabwe HARARE, Zimbabwe — Ayanda Sibanda, a model with albinism, has invariably been called “yellow” or “white” by friends and even some relatives. But she hardly recalls anyone referring to her by her actua...
13:12, 05/27/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sec...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be overthrown before the nex...
08:48, 07/09/2019

Zimbabwe turns up for African Cup opener after strike threat Zimbabwe team turns up for African Cup opener against host Egypt after threatening to strike over not being paid       ...
13:24, 06/21/2019

Zimbabwe crisis deepens under President Emmerson Mnangagwa Zimbabwe has struggled since longtime ruler Robert Mugabe's reign came to an end in 2017. Analysts describe President Emmerson Mnangagwa's first year in office as a period of indecisive and experiment...
04:12, 07/29/2019

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe is abandoning the use of foreign money at home. The step is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa 'not ready for genuine dialogue' In an exclusive interview with DW, Zimbabwe's former finance minister and opposition politician, Tendai Biti, says he fears "an implosion" in the country....
09:00, 05/23/2019

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military crackdown that left six civilians dead last year....
05:00, 08/03/2019

Zimbabwe’s participation in World T20 qualifiers in doubt after ICC suspension • Zimbabwe suspended over concerns of ‘political interference’• ICC also approve concussion replacements at board meetingZimbabwe’s participation in the upcoming World T20 qualifiers is in doubt after...
13:36, 07/18/2019

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott Friday’s opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t been paid, raising the prospect of another major emb...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230mZimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are making a fresh appeal for a global watchdog to lift res...
06:36, 05/21/2019

| Mugabe VP flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe Zimbabwe's former vice president on Monday fled from anti-corruption questioning after he was summoned over alleged criminal abuse of office, officials said....
18:00, 08/19/2019

| Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare....
18:00, 08/19/2019

Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country's main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in "public disorder"....
14:00, 08/18/2019

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 9pm BST opener in CairoFrom Sarr to Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of NationsEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 9.53pm BST The tournament has begun wit...
14:00, 06/21/2019

| One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe's sick Blessing Chingwaru could barely walk without support when he arrived at the specialist Rutsanana clinic in Harare complaining of chest pains and fatigue....
01:48, 07/22/2019

| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country bat...
14:36, 06/18/2019

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy group....
20:48, 05/30/2019

Dumiso Dabengwa, a Force in Zimbabwe’s Liberation, Is Dead at 79 He was feared as the K.G.B.-trained “Black Russian,” but he became a unifying figure among the rival guerrilla armies that had opposed white minority rule....
21:24, 05/27/2019

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down outgunned but well-drilled opponents....
02:24, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Zimbabwe owes $200 mln to foreign fuel suppliers Zimbabwe owes $200 million to foreign fuel suppliers including Glencore , Total and Trafigura, making new imports difficult as companies require cash upfront, the central bank governor said on Thursda...
05:24, 05/30/2019

Zimbabwe: Police beat protesters as economy tanks Zimbabwe has gone from bad to worse since longtime autocrat Robert Mugabe was toppled. The opposition is planning weeks of protests against the government over a severe economic crisis and political r...
10:48, 08/16/2019

Woman convicted of killing abducted Indiana woman in 1988 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A jury has convicted a woman of murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant mother abducted while walking her dog in northern Indiana. The jury found 56-year-old Barbara Bre...
20:12, 06/12/2019

Zimbabwe police beat anti-government protesters in capital HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests in the capital, Harare. Seven people were injured, including one in critical condition...
11:12, 08/16/2019

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe branch over alleged abuse of donor funds and fraud by s...
02:48, 06/03/2019

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory ov...
00:24, 06/22/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
11:24, 08/07/2019

Zimbabwe Cricket Board Suspended, Interim Panel Formed An interim committee to run cricket has been announced and will have David Ellman-Brown, Ahmed Ibrahim, Charlie Robertson, Cyprian Mandenge as its members....
00:36, 06/22/2019

Zimbabwe tourism minister detained by new anti-corruption agency Zimbabwe's Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira has been detained for questioning by a newly formed Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC), it said on Thursday....
04:24, 07/25/2019

| Night work: Power cuts add to Zimbabwe's mounting woes Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages mean power is often only available for a few hours in the middle of the night -- forcing furniture maker Richard Benhura to start work at 11:00 pm....
01:36, 06/30/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker to spend more time in detention after court appearance A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker appeared in court on Thursday facing subversion charges that carry a 20-year jail term upon conviction, his lawyer said, adding that the politician would remain detain...
10:48, 07/11/2019

Fin24.com | WATCH: Small farmers put Zimbabwe's coffee back on the map With companies like Nestle's Nespresso arm willing to pay a premium for Zimbabwe's Arabica coffee, small-scale farmers are returning to a sector that was all-but destroyed under former President Rober...
05:12, 07/04/2019

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world's biggest platinum and gold producers....
08:24, 05/16/2019

Ex-Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe under observation in Singapore hospital  Ex-Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is still under observation after a four-month stay in a Singapore hospital, Zimbabwe's President has announced....
07:24, 08/06/2019

Power crisis turns night into day for Zimbabwe's firms and families Around 9 p.m., a siren pierces the pitch-black night at the Willowvale industrial park in Zimbabwe, signaling that power has been restored after a day-long outage....
16:48, 08/01/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Nations Cup pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their ...
07:24, 06/28/2019

Zimbabwe opposition to review strategy in face of 'political asphyxiation' Zimbabwe police on Tuesday blocked a street protest for the third time in five days, as the main opposition party said hopes were vanishing that the government might become more tolerant of dissent th...
09:48, 08/20/2019

| UN launches new Zimbabwe appeal as millions face food crisis The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food....
00:36, 08/07/2019

Zimbabwe bans opposition demonstrations, police on high alert Zimbabwean police have banned street demonstrations planned by the main opposition on Friday and anyone who takes part would be committing a crime, a police spokesman said, likely escalating political...
16:24, 08/15/2019

| Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying 'rogue' government Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of surpassing Robert Mugabe's regim...
21:36, 08/16/2019

Zimbabwe runs out of passports, adding to long list of shortages Zimbabwe has run out of passports and vehicle registration number plates, forcing citizens to wait for long periods to get them - yet another sign of a desperate shortage of U.S. dollars in the southe...
04:00, 07/03/2019

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the ...
12:36, 06/11/2019

Chaos in Harare as Zimbabwe riot police violently disperse protesters Court rejects opposition party’s attempt to overturn ban on demonstration in capitalRiot police have charged hundreds of protesters in Zimbabwe and fired teargas, hours after a court ruled out an atte...
04:48, 08/16/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their ...
09:48, 06/28/2019

Zambia, Zimbabwe to start building Batoka power plant next year Zambia and Zimbabwe will start building the 2,400 MW Batoka Gorge hydro power plant next year, a company jointly owned by the two governments said on Tuesday....
03:36, 07/02/2019

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the t...
12:36, 06/11/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, an...
12:36, 08/07/2019

Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for deepe...
06:36, 05/30/2019

‘Hungry kids collapse as looters take millions’: life in today’s Zimbabwe Far from seeing reform after Robert Mugabe was toppled, the country has fallen into crisis as millions are ‘reduced to paupers’In the streets of Mbare, the children play, neighbours talk and a wintry...
07:24, 08/10/2019

Diamonds fail to sparkle at Netball World Cup in win over Zimbabwe | Erin Delahunty Australia 73-37 ZimbabweCaitlin Bassett shoots 49/53 as Diamonds win againAgainst an opponent it’s never faced, world number one Australia looked lost and confused at times in Liverpool on Saturday an...
06:24, 07/13/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare....
18:00, 08/19/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader ...
08:24, 05/08/2019

| Zimbabwe deputy minister 'shaken' as plane hits bird, causing engine fire Zimbabwe's deputy minister of Land, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was aboard an Air Zimbabwe aeroplane that suffered a mid-air mishap....
01:36, 04/29/2019

Concerns over Robert Mugabe's health grow, ex-Zimbabwe strongman in Singapore hospital for 4 months Concerns over the health of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are growing, despite assurances by the president who ousted him that the 95-year old is making progress....
07:24, 08/07/2019

Venezuela's socialist collapse is worse economic failure than Soviet Union, Zimbabwe, experts say Venezuela’s socialist regime failure is the single largest economic collapse outside war in over four decades, beating the fall of the Soviet Union or Zimbabwe’s collapse under Robert Mugabe, economis...
06:12, 05/18/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban....
05:12, 08/16/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; deadly Kabul attack; Mexico “responsible for enforced disappearances”; indigen...
13:48, 08/07/2019

Zimbabwe: Droughts leave millions food insecure, UN food agency scales up assistance  Severe drought has rendered more than a third of rural households in Zimbabwe – or around 3.5 million people – dangerously food insecure, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) revealed on Friday. ...
12:12, 07/19/2019

How Gun Control Groups Are Catching Up to the N.R.A. The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they pursue their cause....
23:36, 08/04/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That may have been to avoid the attentions of a particula...
12:36, 05/16/2019

Far-right groups and Antifa face off in Portland A heavy police presence largely kept members of far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday.        ...
18:36, 08/17/2019

Some Of EVE Online's Most Powerful Groups Are Heading For War EVE Online is infamous for many things: scams that leave their victims devastated, player-created empires that span the stars, and perhaps most for war. The wars of EVE involve thousands of players a...
09:36, 05/23/2019

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Su...
05:12, 06/05/2019

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as society’s decline....
06:36, 06/07/2019

How Facebook Handles Speech in 'Secret' Groups Facebook enforces complex guidelines against hate speech, abuse and other categories when it comes to users' posts to their friends or to the public....
06:36, 07/03/2019

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January’s inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Environmental groups sue over offshore drilling rule changes NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups are challenging what they view as the Trump administration’s decision to weaken critical safety rules created after the nation’s worst offshore dril...
14:12, 06/11/2019

Teams could ask FIA F3 to use qualifying groups to avoid congestion FIA Formula 3 Championship teams could try to persuade the series to use qualifying groups to avoid congested qualifying sessions, Autosport has learned...
05:12, 05/15/2019

German police raid suspected far-right groups The police said the targets were suspected members of the banned group Storm Brigade. Police confirmed the raids took place in four German states and that ten houses were searched in total....
05:00, 07/30/2019

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they will sue the government to declare additional protec...
16:24, 08/14/2019

Muslim groups apologize for video: Mistake 'ours to own' Muslim leaders in Philadelphia are apologizing for an event last month at which children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of Jerusalem's most sensitive hol...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Muslim groups apologize for video: Mistake ‘ours to own’ PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Muslim leaders in Philadelphia are apologizing for an event last month at which children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of Jerusalem&...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Pro-China Groups Step Up Offensive To Win Over Taiwan When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun-nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional channel: A Taiwanese party that advocates the......
00:48, 06/26/2019

Landlord groups planning lawsuit over new NY rent law The landlords are revolting. Two powerful landlord groups are hammering out a new lawsuit that they hope will overturn rent rules signed by Gov. Cuomo last week that make it much harder for owners to ...
00:24, 06/25/2019

Both far-right and antifa groups claim victory in Portland PORTLAND, Ore. — With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an inc...
13:36, 08/19/2019

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but five decades later those who were there say there'...
13:12, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Tariff agreement hailed by business groups WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. trade tariffs (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Mexico’s National Chamber of the Iron and Steel Industry is congratulating the country&...
03:36, 05/18/2019

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the ...
13:12, 05/27/2019

Consumer groups call for FTC investigation into Tesla's Autopilot The Center for Auto Safety accused Tesla of "making their owners believe that a Tesla with ‘Autopilot' is an autonomous vehicle capable of self-driving."...
12:48, 07/25/2019

Modi government freezes ads placed in three Indian newspaper groups India's government has cut off advertisements to at least three major newspaper groups in a move that executives and an opposition leader said was likely retaliation for unfavorable reports....
07:00, 06/28/2019

Groups call on Pelosi, Dems to do more to impeach Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Progressive groups are expressing “deep disappointment” over House Democrats’ unwillingness to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and are ...
23:36, 06/03/2019

Public groups stepping up e-commerce retail efforts The U.S. public dealership groups are deepening their investment in e-commerce initiatives to help customers go further in buying -- or selling -- a car before stepping into a store....
21:48, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Groups cheer end to some steel, aluminum tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. trade tariffs (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some business and farm groups are cheering an agreement Friday lifting import taxes on steel ...
13:24, 05/17/2019

Marches by far-right, anti-fascist groups lead to clashes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Competing demonstrations spilled into the streets of downtown Portland on Saturday, with fights breaking out in places as marchers clashed. At least three groups had planned rall...
18:48, 06/29/2019

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
18:12, 07/17/2019

Antifa and Far-Right Groups Face Off in Portland as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
09:36, 08/18/2019

Business groups urge new PM to back Heathrow plan Boris Johnson is facing his first substantive challenge from Britain's business community with a demand that he ditches his long-standing opposition to the expansion of Heathrow Airport....
04:24, 07/25/2019

US business groups relieved Mexican tariffs averted The nation's leading business groups expressed relief Saturday over the White House's announcement it had reached a deal with Mexico and would be dropping plans to place tariffs on its goods....
18:12, 06/08/2019

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
08:12, 05/22/2019

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of the group are exponentially greater than the sum ...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Sri Lankan army probes possible additional extremist groups COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s army chief says other groups of Islamic extremists could be operating in the country independent of the one that carried out Easter Sunday bomb attacks. Lt....
08:36, 05/16/2019

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron's government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups....
09:48, 06/13/2019

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolá...
13:36, 06/03/2019

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at the Freedom Plaza....
13:24, 07/07/2019

Facebook Can Turn User Groups Into Gold Mines As Facebook pivots to private user groups, investors might bear in mind that corralling users into groups defined by race, geography, stage of life and hobbies could make ad targeting easier....
06:36, 05/06/2019

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncov...
22:12, 05/21/2019

ISIS makes inroads with militant groups in Congo The caliphate may be gone in Iraq and Syria but ISIS is rebranding and finding new places to terrorize, this time in the Democratic Republic of the Congo....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling for an immediate end to the fighting. The aid groups ...
04:24, 05/17/2019

Facebook takes down far-right groups days before Spanish election Investigation uncovered networks reaching 1.7m people that were spreading fake newsFacebook has taken down several networks that were spreading far-right content to nearly 1.7 million people in Spain,...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile countries....
00:36, 06/13/2019

Crowdfunding for surgery is a 'distressing' trend, medical groups say ‘Something is seriously wrong if a terminally ill girl with a brain tumour has to raise $120,000,’ one doctor saysTwo of Australia’s leading health bodies have criticised the use of crowdfunding to pa...
02:24, 05/28/2019

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Muhammad Ashraf, an official with the Punjabi police&...
02:36, 05/25/2019

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ commun...
14:36, 06/12/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the proced...
17:12, 05/24/2019

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotland....
17:00, 06/09/2019

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
18:12, 05/29/2019

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding that BP shut down drilling operations and invest in...
23:48, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Activists say shelving bill is not enough Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward...
10:12, 06/15/2019

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out t...
17:36, 06/09/2019

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internationally. Now its director, Alexandra Korolyova, ha...
01:12, 07/22/2019

Bahrain executes three, including Shi'ite activists Bahrain executed on Saturday three men convicted in two separate cases, one involving the killing of a police officer and the other the killing of a mosque imam, the public prosecutor said in a statem...
07:36, 07/27/2019

Trump urges faith-based groups to support his re-election bid President Trump on Wednesday urged faith-based groups to get behind his 2020 re-election campaign because he said everything can change “very quickly” if the “wrong person” get...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Facebook will allow patients in support groups to post questions anonymously Facebook will now offer a special designation for patient groups and allow administrators to post questions and other content on a member's behalf....
10:48, 04/30/2019

Asian draw for 2022 World Cup qualifying groups next month KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation says groups for the next round of World Cup qualifying will be drawn in Kuala Lumpur instead of Qatar on July 17. One of the 40 places is...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Other racial groups 'look alike because of visual and neural processes' – study Research based on limited sample of 20 white participants claims brain ‘de-individuates’ other groupsThe common perception that people from other racial groups look alike is rooted in the way human br...
14:24, 07/01/2019

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom feeder” for-profit colleges....
17:12, 06/09/2019

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems, according to new research. Th...
15:24, 08/01/2019

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups for continuing to publish the birth names of trans...
08:00, 08/13/2019

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Auro...
18:24, 06/11/2019

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups Members of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups known to protest and harass Christian Arizona churches that aid immigrant families on behalf of the federal government were sued Tuesday by a national ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Ethnic community groups fighting city on Ubers, Lyfts cap Groups representing New York’s Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities, Hispanic business owners and black pastors have joined Uber’s campaign to stop the city from indefinitely extending it...
16:24, 08/01/2019

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to i...
20:00, 05/30/2019

40 Terror Groups Were Operating, Didn't Tell US The Truth: Imran Khan Successive governments in Pakistan did not tell the truth to the United States, in particular in the last 15 years, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday, adding that there were 40......
23:36, 07/23/2019

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilizatio...
15:24, 05/28/2019

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in...
13:36, 07/08/2019

Pak Action Against Terror Groups Post Pulwama Attack Still Reversible: US Pakistan has taken some steps against terror groups post the Pulwama attack but they are still reversible, a top US official said on Wednesday, urging the Pakistani leadership to take sustained,......
22:48, 06/12/2019

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are ...
11:36, 06/06/2019

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to b...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor those that break the social network’s rules against hat...
10:36, 07/05/2019

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected t...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Medical groups warn climate change is a ‘health emergency’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of medical and public health groups are aligning to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, bluntly defined by the organizations as “a healt...
03:48, 06/24/2019

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks....
07:12, 07/07/2019

Venezuela's mining arc: a legal veneer for armed groups to plunder Their methods and origins differ, but their hunger for gold drives violence – and any foreign incursion could trigger escalationLate 2016, Nicolás Maduro tweeted a photograph of himself with a smile o...
04:48, 06/08/2019

UEFA plans closed-off Champions League with 8-team groups GENEVA (AP) — UEFA is considering a proposal to change the Champions League in 2024 by creating eight-team groups kicking off in August, and narrow the entry path for teams from smaller domestic leagu...
15:12, 05/09/2019

Jogger spat on, threatened groups of Orthodox Jews: cops A Florida jogger was busted this week after allegedly attacking two groups of Orthodox Jews as they returned home from temple after Sabbath services. “I’ll show you,” Daniel Valerivich Starikov, 33, t...
07:48, 05/16/2019

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
12:48, 07/09/2019

Is the Betsy Ross flag a symbol for hate groups? Depends on who you ask The Betsy Ross flag has emerged as a flash point after Nike decided not to release shoes featuring the flag. Here's the history behind it.        ...
03:48, 07/03/2019

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report surveying 198 countries....
11:48, 07/16/2019

Groups sue to block Trump administration's expansion of rapid deportations Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to block a rule published last month that expands the number of migrants who can be subject to a sped-up deportation process witho...
13:48, 08/06/2019

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation of the state government's schemes....
13:36, 06/08/2019

Women’s groups want admitted harasser Barry Grodenchik to resign Women’s groups and their supporters are calling for Queens legislator Barry Grodenchik’s head, saying the City Council didn’t go far enough in punishing their fellow member for givin...
09:24, 05/15/2019

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations. This comes after reports surfaced that the White ...
18:24, 06/05/2019

Will Continue Efforts To Bring Terror Groups To Justice: India India has welcomed the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN, nearly a decade after it first pushed for banning the Pakistan-based terrorist by the world body....
10:12, 05/01/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to ...
14:12, 05/24/2019

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform ar...
16:48, 08/14/2019

Gun control groups spend over $2 million on ads since shootings while NRA talks to Trump Gun control advocacy groups are ramping up their digital outreach in the wake of mass shootings. They've spent over $2 million on digital and TV ads, calling out members of congress to pass legis...
11:12, 08/15/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two weeks alone....
18:12, 05/17/2019

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about everyone of them. R...
02:36, 08/14/2019

Public dealership groups: Small in number, huge in clout Public ownership of big dealership groups helped transform an industry made up mostly of self-funded small businesses into one flush with cash from big banks and private-equity firms....
23:36, 05/19/2019

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit.        ...
07:24, 05/21/2019

The parents using Facebook groups to reclaim their murdered kids' legacies Following their children’s deaths, parents are using social media groups to share stories, find justice and process their griefSign up for the project newsletterEarly on 20 April 2018, Joseph Alexande...
16:24, 08/19/2019

Army To Roll Out Integrated Battle Groups Along Border With Pak: Report The Indian Army is planning to raise Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) along the borders with Pakistan that will help it carry out swift strikes in case of war, sources said....
11:48, 06/19/2019

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwate...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Indian leftist groups protest US secretary of state’s visit NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of supporters of left-wing groups have marched in India’s capital to protest a visit by the U.S. secretary of state and denounce American policies in the Middle East. T...
05:36, 06/25/2019

Voter signup groups say Tennessee penalties change landscape NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voter registration groups and civil rights advocates say the penalties created by a new Tennessee law could force them to rethink efforts to persuade minorities and college stu...
17:24, 05/03/2019

New trade minister Liz Truss had private talks in US with libertarian groups Fears for weakening of UK’s food safety and animal welfare standards in any deal with AmericaThe cabinet minister in charge of negotiating a new US trade deal met with a series of rightwing American t...
12:24, 08/04/2019

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots"...
18:24, 07/09/2019

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy...
15:12, 06/10/2019

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico b...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Groups remove 40 tons of fishing nets from Pacific Ocean SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Environmentalists cleaning up plastic in the ocean pulled 40 tons (36 metric tons) of abandoned fishing nets this month from an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The ...
11:00, 06/28/2019

Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC Four activists refused to leave the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, even after they got an eviction notice. The group considers Nicolas Maduro to be Venezuela's legitimate president. Counter-de...
03:36, 05/14/2019

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the aborti...
21:24, 05/28/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris ...
21:36, 05/31/2019

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at least 14 people by midday. Wednesday’s attack...
07:36, 05/29/2019

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the telescope will desecrate sacred land. Supporters s...
05:48, 07/16/2019

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig heading for North Sea Campaigners call on firm to abandon plans for new oil wells in face of climate emergencyGreenpeace activists have boarded an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth in protest at plans by BP to drill new oil we...
02:24, 06/10/2019

Opposition activists summoned for questioning in Russia At least seven opposition activists who have been barred from running in a Moscow legislature election have been summoned for questioning as authorities are ramping up pressure on the opposition ahead...
02:48, 07/25/2019

Don't let animal activists stop needed HIV research At any given moment, millions of doctors and medical researchers across the globe are working toward a singular goal: that no illness should be a death sentence. One large leap was taken toward accomp...
21:24, 05/08/2019

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to...
05:12, 07/12/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agre...
15:36, 05/29/2019

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police removed protesters who had boarded the vessel days e...
06:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ...
15:00, 06/22/2019

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
04:00, 06/11/2019

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last major swaths of forest and will be devastating for...
18:12, 08/05/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between the supporters of the country’s two competing leader...
17:24, 05/16/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to take action...
03:00, 04/29/2019

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The a...
04:12, 07/22/2019

Climate activists to skip plane and sailboat to US Greta Thunberg, the teen-aged global environmental activist, plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat.        ...
19:48, 07/29/2019

Activists abandon occupation of drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed down from a Seadrill drilling rig in Norway on Tuesday and are no longer occupying it, the environmental group told Reuters....
22:36, 04/29/2019

Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
14:36, 05/21/2019

Conflict over resources: 164 activists killed last year Over 160 people were killed for trying to protect the environment in 2018, says NGO Global Witness. While the Philippines tops the list with 30 deaths, the number of killed activists nearly quintupled...
02:12, 07/30/2019

Turkish lawyer groups to boycott judicial ceremony over separation of powers At least 19 bar associations representing lawyers from provinces across Turkey, including the three largest cities, have said they will boycott an annual ceremony for the judiciary because it will tak...
07:36, 08/18/2019

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Belong to Racist Facebook Groups Investigative journalists have discovered hundreds of law enforcement officers around the country who are active in members-only Facebook groups that are based on racism, hate and ... well, it would b...
09:24, 06/15/2019

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their ranks, according to five Colombian military commande...
07:36, 06/20/2019

Consumer groups accuse Amazon of illegally collecting data on children The groups allege Echo Dot Kids Edition collects voice recordings of users under 13. identifying information on users under 13 and that the system’s parental controls are flawed...
04:36, 05/09/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger - WSJ Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
01:12, 05/01/2019

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
18:00, 06/05/2019

Venezuela's neighbors accuse Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc on Friday accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups" in Colombia, keeping up pressure days after an attempted military ...
18:36, 05/03/2019

Health groups appeal decision on Trump administration Obamacare alternatives Seven medical groups have appealed a decision that let the Trump administration offer less costly and less robust medical coverage as an alternative to Obamacare....
13:00, 07/29/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, McGraw-Hill said on Wednesday....
06:12, 05/01/2019

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secur...
16:36, 06/27/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Lima Group accuses Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc, which supports the opposition in Venezuela, accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups" in Colombia, and said it rejects any attempt to t...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peaceful afternoon march in Tai Po splintered into sever...
15:48, 08/10/2019

Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both organizations over philosophical differences in th...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental g...
09:36, 07/08/2019

GOP Groups Suspend Twitter Spending After McConnell Campaign Account Is Frozen President Trump’s campaign and other prominent Republican groups said they are temporarily freezing spending on Twitter after the social-media platform locked the account belonging to Senate Majority ...
12:12, 08/09/2019

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Ma...
11:24, 04/28/2019

Canada’s drug supply threatened by growing U.S. demand, groups argue Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Democrat presidential candidate, has announced plans to accompany diabetics this weekend to Canada to buy life-saving insulin, which costs roughly one-10th the price here than i...
16:12, 07/26/2019

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-alig...
05:12, 07/20/2019

Trump administration's California fracking plan is 'dangerous,' environmental groups say The Trump administration's plan to open up more than 1 million additional acres of public and private land in California to fracking is raising alarm in the environmental community, which is chal...
11:36, 05/03/2019

Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces opposition from an unusual source: patient advocat...
11:00, 08/07/2019

Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state....
07:36, 05/24/2019

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would be a costly job killer....
13:00, 07/18/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to b...
23:48, 06/14/2019

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project which carr...
03:48, 08/08/2019

As satanic groups rise, Vatican opens up exorcism summit to non-Catholics With a rise in reported demonic possessions and devil worship in the era of social media, the Roman Catholic Church opened its doors to non-Catholics for the first time during its annual exorcism trai...
12:00, 05/10/2019

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
01:00, 07/13/2019

Big banks break away from lobby groups in Brexit trade deal talks A group of banks are directly feeding the British government ideas for a Brexit financial services trade deal, bypassing the industry's major lobby groups after their blueprint for a future relationsh...
05:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consumer group Which? has said....
09:24, 08/06/2019

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security....
17:24, 05/31/2019

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and child of the suspected ringleader were wounded duri...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Canadian groups appeal decision not to stay Quebec ban on religious symbols Two Canadian civil liberties groups said on Tuesday they filed an appeal in a Montreal court to a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban on the wearing of religious symbols by public emp...
17:36, 07/23/2019

Child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, other groups in New York after change in law Dozens of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file l...
11:12, 08/14/2019

Walmart says it will keep selling guns, even as advocacy groups and workers voice concerns Walmart says it won't change its policies, after a man with an assault rifle opened fire Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, Tx., killing 22 people. Days earlier, a Walmart employee in Southaven, Miss.,...
00:12, 08/06/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Fertility App Downloaded by Thousands Is Reportedly Funded by Anti-Abortion Groups Period tracking apps aren’t anything new, but recently, a few have been subject to greater scrutiny regarding their privacy, and efficacy—especially those marketed as contraceptive methods. The latest...
12:12, 05/30/2019

Maori groups are protesting in New Zealand over child removals and use of sacred land Maori groups in New Zealand are taking to the streets to protest family separations carried out by the child welfare agency and a planned development on their ancestral lands....
01:00, 08/01/2019

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with littl...
12:00, 06/27/2019

Environmental groups say Premier Jason Kenney’s ‘war room’ threats won’t distract them "The war room makes for good theatre, but the people who follow this closely are going to look at this as amateur hour," said Keith Stewart of Greenpeace....
09:12, 05/19/2019

U.S. anti-abortion groups plot course from state capitals to Supreme Court Anti-abortion advocacy groups have pushed hard in recent months for the passage of bills to restrict or even ban the procedure outright at the state level, inspired by the perception that the U.S. Sup...
19:24, 05/15/2019

The Supremes’ Mary Wilson: ‘We were one of the most fabulously dressed girl groups of all time’ Many of the outfits worn by the Motown greats have ended up in museums – but Wilson still has all three of these African-inspired gownsWe called these the “Queen Mother” gowns because we wore them for...
13:00, 08/06/2019

Green groups sue Trump administration for gutting offshore oil safety rules A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place by the Obama administration in the aftermath of the ...
09:24, 06/11/2019

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that ...
13:24, 05/31/2019

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king's "abuse" of his country's "privilege."...
01:12, 06/01/2019

Chemnitzer FC sack captain for 'openly displaying' sympathy for neo-Nazi groups Daniel Frahn watched Saturday’s game with far-right fansIn March he joined a tribute to deceased hooliganThe German third division team Chemnitzer FC have parted ways with their captain after accusing...
11:00, 08/05/2019

Business groups warn Trump's new tariffs on Mexico jeopardize USMCA The nation's leading business trade associations warned that President's Trump's decision to slap tariffs on Mexico to force it to halt mass immigration into the United States could backfire and under...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Fracking tsar quits after six months and blames eco activists Natascha Engel says developing the industry would be ‘an impossible task’ The government’s fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy relating to the controversial process ...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Saudi Arabia Releases More Women Activists on Bail Saudi Arabia released on bail at least five women facing charges over their human-rights work in a case that has sparked widespread international criticism of the kingdom’s crackdown on dissent....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issu...
10:48, 06/27/2019

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world....
11:36, 05/24/2019

Activists describe life under lockdown in Kashmir as ‘grim’ A team of activists and scholars has released a report that paints a bleak picture of Indian-administered Kashmir, challenging official government accounts that life is returning to normal amid an ind...
07:36, 08/14/2019

Activists scramble to prevent Uighur man's deportation to China Ablikim Yusuf, who had been living in Pakistan, faces detention and torture if he is sent to China, say supportersHuman rights activists are scrambling to prevent the imminent deportation of a Uighur ...
08:12, 08/03/2019

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hiring of a man who led the investigation of former M...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Four Woman Activists Temporarily Released In Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Thursday released at least four more detained women activists pending trial, campaigners said, bringing the total number of women provisionally freed to seven....
05:48, 05/03/2019

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former...
22:24, 07/11/2019

Bahrain executes Shiite activists on terrorism charges The executions come amid tensions with Iran. Bahrain accuses the country of fomenting Shiite armed opposition groups that have carried out attacks on security forces....
02:24, 07/27/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highlight the city's shortage of affordable housing....
18:36, 05/01/2019

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little r...
14:24, 07/13/2019

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant (This July 16 story corrects, in the last paragraph, to show that London Concrete does not supply the Silvertown project after Extinction Rebellion corrects press release.)...
14:24, 07/17/2019

Indonesia jails Polish tourist who met Papuan activists JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Polish tourist has been sentenced to five years prison in Indonesia for treason after meeting with Papuan independence supporters. Jakub Skrzypski was arrested in Wamena in...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
03:00, 04/29/2019

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
14:24, 07/10/2019

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on clima...
11:48, 06/13/2019

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies to be dropped....
08:00, 08/17/2019

Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Activist groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina,...
16:48, 05/02/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists s...
19:36, 06/06/2019

Canada civil liberties group says gov’t spied on activists The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association has released thousands of pages of heavily redacted documents purportedly showing the Canadian Security Intelligence Service illegally monitored groups...
16:24, 07/08/2019

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local li...
10:12, 06/07/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the women were also recently arrested....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
04:00, 05/20/2019