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These countries are launching a paperless travel program

A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launched at the Montreal ai...

These countries are launching a paperless travel program

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Target launching loyalty program nationwide NBC NEWS-Target is launching a new loyalty program. “Target Circle” , target’s new loyalty program is set to roll out across the country on October 6th. The program offers new perks...
02:24, 09/10/2019

Target is launching a new loyalty program without a membership fee — and it rolls out just in time for the holidays Target announced a new loyalty program on Monday called Target Circle, which officially rolls out nationwide on October 6. The program has no membership fees and participants will earn 1% back on ever...
23:12, 09/09/2019

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system that it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Loc...
22:24, 05/30/2019

Gun violence in America prompts more countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
05:12, 08/08/2019

Gun violence in America prompts Amnesty International and a growing list of countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
05:12, 08/08/2019

Abortion group announces prepaid gas card program to help cover travel for women seeking procedure An abortion trade group on Thursday announced the launch of a prepaid gas card pilot program for women who need to travel increased distances to get the procedure as more states continue to impose hig...
06:12, 08/15/2019

Kenya prepares for first paperless census The census will provide the first official snapshot of Kenya's demographics in a decade. Intersex persons will also be included for the first time in a move lauded by human rights organizations....
17:24, 08/23/2019

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless votin...
02:00, 06/10/2019

August bank holiday travel: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest days of year on roads gets under way Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
09:00, 08/23/2019

August bank holiday: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest travel days of the year looms Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
07:00, 08/23/2019

The OnePlus 7 (and 7 Pro) are launching May 14 OnLeak's OnePlus 7 Pro renders. Check out that pop-up camera! [credit: OnLeaks x PriceBaba ] ...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Mozilla is launching a VPN The parent company behind Firefox is launching a new VPN in a bid to boost online privacy for its users.As part of its Firefox Test Pilot program, which will allow users to try out new features and se...
16:00, 09/11/2019

SpaceX Is Launching 'Organs on a Chip' to the ISS Organs on a chip were created to expedite the process of drug discovery. Sending them to the International Space Station can speed things up even more....
14:24, 05/03/2019

Samsung launching vertical TV 'for millennials' Samsung says it will be launching a new vertical television after analysing "the characteristics of the millennial generation" and noting the popularity of mobile content....
21:36, 04/30/2019

AT&T is launching yet another streaming TV service this fall In case DirecTV Now, HBO Max and Watch TV weren't enough, AT&T has one more streaming service in the works. The telecom used its second quarter earnings to reveal that it will start testing ...
22:24, 07/24/2019

YouTube launching Kid-friendly “YouTubeKids” NBC NEWS-YouTube is launching a separate, kids-only website aimed at shielding kids from potentially disturbing videos. “YouTube Kids” comes on the heels of the company’s “You...
13:48, 08/30/2019

BET is reportedly launching its own TV streaming service After debuting a mobile streaming service in 2016, BET is reportedly joining the TV streaming market with the launch of a standalone streaming service called BET+....
16:00, 06/11/2019

We're launching Cultivated, a new cannabis newsletter REUTERS/Amir Cohen Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2014, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar pub...
18:00, 07/18/2019

How does travel medical insurance differ from travel insurance and do you need it? The chances of facing a major medical problem on vacation are small but the financial consequences of a serious event are potentially quite large.       ...
07:36, 07/12/2019

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this fall, adding to the ever-growing range of smart devi...
17:12, 06/11/2019

Lenovo PHAB 2 Plus launching in India today; Everything you need to know At an event in New Delhi today, Lenovo is set to launch the Phab 2 Plus smartphone in India. The device, which will be an amazon exclusive, sports a massive 6.4-inch fullHD display with 2.5D curved gl...
04:48, 08/08/2019

Why Seemingly Every Company Is Launching a Gaming Subscription Now Much in the way that streaming has too many damn options now, gaming services are flooding the market as companies increasingly position themselves to compete for attention over singular domination of...
02:24, 06/12/2019

Big Little...Lipstick? Zoë Kravitz Is Launching a Collaboration With YSL Beauté Her character’s future may hang in the balance on HBO’s Big Little Lies, but Zoë Kravitz is indisputably winning at life. The actress and musician, who wed longtime love Karl Glusman in late June, is ...
23:36, 08/05/2019

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its aerial division, Uber Elevate, will launch a luxe s...
20:48, 06/06/2019

HTC is launching a cheaper version of its blockchain phone HTC isn't giving up on its blockchain phone strategy: following on from the Exodus 1 that launched late in 2018, the company has revealed a cheaper version of the phone is going on sale later thi...
16:24, 05/12/2019

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurren...
21:48, 06/08/2019

Xiaomi is launching Mi Band 4 in India on September 17 Xiaomi is hosting a 'Smarter Living 2020' event on September 17 in India where it is expected to launch the Mi Band 4 fitness tracking wearable along with a bunch of its ecosystem products. ...
10:48, 09/10/2019

Apple Is Launching Three New Health Studies, and You Can Participate Today, Apple announced that they are launching three new health studies, and that you’ll be able to sign up via a forthcoming Research app....
01:48, 09/11/2019

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Netflix is launching two Stranger Things games After dominating the streaming video arena, Netflix is set to dip its toes into gaming. At E3 last night, the company announced it’s going to make video games based on its popular original shows, star...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Bats Launching New Regional European Indices LONDON – 6 June 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it will expand its European index franchise with the...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Switch Outsells PS4 In Japan Despite Launching Three Years Later In just over two years, the Nintendo Switch has sold 8,125,637 units in Japan, according to the latest sales figures reported by Famitsu. That puts it above the current lifetime total of 8,077,756‬ fo...
17:24, 05/15/2019

Facebook Close to Launching WhatsApp Pay in India Facebook is moving a step closer to launching its long-delayed WhatsApp payments service in India after wrapping up an audit of related data practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
17:00, 07/17/2019

Joe Biden has raised over $21M since launching 2020 campaign WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his presidential bid since entering the race on April 25, his campaign announced Wednesday. This amount bests that of other ...
02:00, 07/04/2019

OnePlus confirms it’s launching a smart TV in September Chinese phone brand OnePlus announced today that it will launch a smart TV next month, and it’s called the OnePlus TV (color me shocked). The smartphone maker didn’t provide any other detail regarding...
05:48, 08/14/2019

Why more tech companies are launching 'lite' apps Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn have "lite" versions — smaller and simpler iterations of their platforms targeted at users with more basic, slower devices....
04:48, 08/13/2019

Two stars of ‘The Office’ are launching a nostalgic podcast about the series It’s been a little more than six years now since NBC’s beloved workplace mockumentary The Office broadcast its Season 9 series finale. Since that time, the series about a regional office f...
23:00, 09/12/2019

TikTok follows Snap and Facebook by launching plan to run ads in other apps Having an audience network means that when advertisers buy ad spots on TikTok, they can also buy ad spots on other apps at the same time. Facebook has had its own audience network since 2014, while Sn...
19:00, 08/29/2019

Facebook is launching a ‘global’ cryptocurrency in 2020 – we’re all doomed Rumors that Facebook has been working on a cryptocurrency haven’t exactly flown under the radar. And with the latest revelation, the Facebook cryptocurrency machine looks set to step up a gear. Facebo...
16:36, 05/24/2019

Watch out Spanx: Kim Kardashian is launching her own shapewear line Kim Kardashian West, whose forays into make up, fragrance, and reality TV have made her a mogul is taking on yet another business: shapewear.       ...
23:12, 06/25/2019

BET is joining the crowd and launching its own streaming service in 2019 As if the streaming video landscape wasn’t already crowded enough, yet another new service is being planned for launch later this year. Variety is reporting that the Viacom-owned cable channel B...
06:24, 06/11/2019

Success in India's second attempt at launching Moon mission India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpower....
21:00, 07/22/2019

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named a...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Will Comply With RBI Norms Before Launching Payment Service: WhatsApp Instant messaging app WhatsApp Friday told the Supreme Court that it is conducting a trial run of its payment service and will comply with RBI norms on data localisation before launching the full......
03:24, 05/04/2019

It's official: the Huawei Mate 30 phones are launching on September 19 We've already heard plenty of rumors and speculation around the Huawei Mate 30 Series phones, but here's something official: a launch date of Thursday September 19, with the unveiling happen...
14:36, 09/01/2019

Ex-UK PM David Cameron Has No Regrets About Launching Brexit Referendrum Former British prime minister David Cameron said Friday he had no regrets about launching the Brexit referendum but accused current PM Boris Johnson of behaving "appallingly" during the pre-vote......
20:24, 09/14/2019

Vivo V17 Pro Launching in India Today: Live Updates Vivo V17 Pro is the company's first smartphone with a dual pop-up selfie camera setup. As always, we will bring you live updates from Vivo V17 Pro launch event right here....
08:24, 09/20/2019

Trump holds ceremony launching US Space Command Declaring space crucial to the nation's defense, President Donald Trump said Thursday the Pentagon has established U.S. Space Command as part of a broader effort to preserve U.S. dominance in orb...
03:24, 08/30/2019

The Morning After: SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink internet satellites Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning! Black Mirror is returning for its fifth season, and there are trailers to watch. Meanwhile, we're raving about the FujiFilm X-T30 camera, and ...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Nike is launching a sneaker subscription service for kids Nike will launch a new subscription service for kids sneakers this week that seeks to woo parents with an offer of fewer nightmarish trips to the shoe store in exchange for a regular fee and consisten...
04:48, 08/13/2019

Bird Launching E-Bike Type Deal This Summer Bird, the mobility company known for its shared electric scooters, announced it will roll out a new “seated electric vehicle” this summer. The thing’s a little hard to categorize, but it’s somewhere a...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Rihanna is launching a groundbreaking new fashion label with LVMH Rihanna announced Friday that she will debut a line called Fenty this spring through LVMH. Her luxury house will be based in Paris.        ...
03:36, 05/11/2019

TikTok’s owner is reportedly launching a music streaming app in July Yesterday, Chinese company ByteDance – which owns TikTok, Helo, and Vigo Video – launched a chat app called Flipchat. Now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests its reportedly launching a music streami...
18:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. Fed seen launching repo facility in early 2020: Deutsche Bank The Federal Reserve may launch a policy tool to lend to banks using Treasuries and other securities as collateral in early 2020 with possible testing to begin later this year, a Deutsche Bank strategi...
23:24, 07/14/2019

Oprah Winfrey Launching a ‘2020 Vision’ Speaking Tour (LOS ANGELES) — Oprah Winfrey is taking her motivational spirit on the road early next year with an arena tour to promote a healthier lifestyle. The former talk-show host and OWN television netw...
00:24, 09/05/2019

T-Mobile is launching two new International Pass options for frequent travelers After unveiling new Magenta and Magenta Plus plans just a couple of weeks ago (alongside some fairly controversial Netflix add-on price changes), T-Mobile has a few surprises in store today for subscr...
22:24, 06/04/2019

Amazon said to be launching new Echo speaker with premium sound next year Amazon is reportedly looking to offer an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like the Sonos line of devices or Apple’s HomePod, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The ...
20:36, 07/12/2019

Redmi 64-Megapixel Camera Phone Launching in India in Q4 This Year Xiaomi on Wednesday shared more details about its upcoming 64-megapixel camera phone. Xiaomi also revealed that it will be bringing a Mi-branded phone with a 100-megapixel camera....
10:48, 08/07/2019

Beyond Meat drops after Nestle says it's launching a veggie burger (BYND) Facebook/Beyond Meat Nestlé announced Monday that it will launch a veggie burger in the US this fall. Shares of Beyond Meat slid as much as 5% on the news. Plant-based protein is gaining pop...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Amazon is launching renewable energy projects in Virginia and Ireland Amazon has announced two new renewable energy projects, including a solar farm in a Virginia county and a new wind farm planned in Cork, Ireland.       ...
02:36, 08/03/2019

Samsung’s embarrassing Galaxy Fold is fixed, but it’s not launching until the holidays If you’ve been hoping to buy the Galaxy Fold this summer, then you’d better dispense of those dreams right now. Samsung’s most significant failure since the Galaxy Note 7 battery fir...
14:36, 07/03/2019

With '19 Outback selling well, Subaru takes its time launching '20 model Subaru's production switch to the redesigned 2020 Outback crossover comes at a time when the outgoing model is still carrying the brand's volume. So why hurry to ramp up the new one?...
11:36, 08/17/2019

Huawei reportedly launching its own Google Maps replacement in October Huawei’s slow untethering of itself from a reliance on Google, and specifically on Google’s Android mobile operating system, is sort of underway now — “sort of” being the...
05:24, 08/16/2019

Selena Gomez Is Launching Her Own Beauty Line, So Get Your Wallets Ready Hold the phone! Selena Gomez is launching her own beauty line. So start saving your coins and making room in your Alex drawers. After scoring countless fashion deals (she......
03:24, 08/14/2019

Bill Hader reflects on The Rock launching him through a damn window From his time on SNL to his numerous film roles to creating and starring in the Peabody Award-winning Barry, there’s plenty you could ask Bill Hader. A caller on Watch What Happens Live, however, thou...
19:36, 05/17/2019

This Memphis 10-year-old is already an author and CEO. Now she's launching a shoe line Kinyah Braddock, the 10-year-old CEO of B Chill Lemonade, shares what it's like to be an elementary school student by day and businesswoman by night.        ...
13:24, 05/15/2019

Messaging app Line is reportedly launching a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan soon Japanese messaging company Line Corp is reportedly gearing up to launch a cryptocurrency exchange,  The report comes just days after fellow tech giant Facebook announced the launch of Libra. According...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Nikon reportedly launching mid-price mirrorless camera this year Is the Nikon Z1 or Z5 set to land this year? Rumors of a more affordable alternative to the company's Z6 (above) and Z7 mirrorless cameras have been swirling for some time – and now a repo...
02:36, 06/14/2019

Iran denies launching drone attacks on Saudi oil facility Foreign ministry counters accusations from US secretary of state with threats to US basesIran has dismissed US accusations that it was responsible for a series of explosive drone attacks on the world’...
20:48, 09/15/2019

SpaceX is launching slime into space to get kids interested in science In a partnership with Nickelodeon, SpaceX is sending a green slime to the International Space Station, where it plans to “slime a couple of astronauts” in hopes to get more kids interested in science....
04:25, 07/26/2019

Zuckerberg jokes about Facebook’s privacy record in launching redesign For Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s relentless string of privacy scandals are a laughing matter. The 34 year-old techie was chuckling onstage at Facebook’s annual developers conference T...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Alexa Chung Is Launching An “Original, Unfiltered” YouTube Channel Future episodes will span travel guides, make-up tutorials and a special film exploring the Royal Academy’s summer exhibition accompanied by the curator...
14:24, 05/03/2019

Wendy's is launching breakfast nationwide in 2020 and will hire 20,000 new employees Wendy's is taking its breakfast menu nationwide in 2020 and will hire 20,000 new employees to support the morning meal, the company announced Monday.       ...
10:48, 09/10/2019

Coverage Set for NASA Tech Missions Launching on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA Television coverage is scheduled for an upcoming prelaunch activity and first nighttime launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, which will be carrying four agency technology missions to help impr...
16:48, 06/20/2019

Google’s Android Auto update makes launching and using apps safer Until recently, infotainment systems were sort-of-useful at best or plagued with horrendous interfaces at their worst. The introduction of Android Auto and CarPlay got automakers to finally start thin...
00:12, 07/31/2019

Millie Bobby Brown Is Launching a Vegan Beauty Brand: All the Details Love Millie Bobby Brown's look? Well, you're in luck. The Stranger Things star is launching her own beauty and skincare brand called Florence by Mills. The 15-year-old actress......
18:12, 08/20/2019

North Korea may be building submarine capable of launching nukes: report Satellite images reveal that North Korea is building a submarine that could launch ballistic missiles — signaling that the rogue regime is inching toward having an alternative means of deliverin...
22:12, 08/28/2019

Major retailers are launching affordable clothing lines for children with disabilities Retailers are finding ways to create affordable clothing for children with disabilities. Kohl's Target, Tommy Hilfiger and Zappos have all launched lines in recent years....
21:12, 07/22/2019

Opera union launching new Placido Domingo sexual harassment probe The union that represents opera performers said Sunday it is launching its own investigation into sexual harassment allegations against opera legend Placido Domingo. The announcement comes just days a...
00:01, 09/09/2019

TripAdvisor Is Launching New Tools To Spot Sexual Assault and Misconduct Allegations Two years ago, an expose revealed that TripAdvisor had removed reviews detailing robbery, sexual assault, and rape because they were either flagged as “inappropriate by the TripAdvisor community,” “of...
05:12, 05/15/2019

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday opened pre-orders for its game streaming service, which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts ...
20:12, 06/06/2019

Asus 6Z With Flip Camera launching in India Today: Live Updates Asus 6z is all set make its debut in India today. For those of you who want to follow the launch event live, we will be sharing live updates from the event right here....
10:12, 06/19/2019

There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s goin There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s going to play out. The car has been spotted testing in public for ages, there’s been tomes of speculatio...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Introducing Gallery Go, a slimmed-down Google Photos alternative launching today At Google’s third annual Google for Nigeria event today, the search giant’s showcase of new services included the unveiling of a slimmed-down, lightweight alternative to its popular Google...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
00:24, 06/13/2019

Adam McKay and The New York Times are launching a Jeffrey Epstein podcast The news cycle is nowhere near done with the Jeffrey Epstein case, which is now taking the form of in-depth audio storytelling. The disgraced financier who allegedly killed himself while in prison for...
22:00, 09/04/2019

Scaramucci launching PAC to 'dismantle' Trump: I can possibly move 'eight percent' of his voters Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is launching a PAC in order to "dismantle" President Trump and claims he could potentially sway as much as eight percent of his voters....
15:00, 08/21/2019

Burger King’s plant-based Impossible Whopper is launching nationwide CNN – Burger King is hoping to be king of the “Impossible Burger.” The fast-food chain tested out a meatless “Impossible” Whopper in a few markets. It went so well, the burger ...
23:48, 08/01/2019

Mi A3 With Triple Rear Cameras Launching in India Today: Live Updates Xiaomi Mi A3 is ready to make its India debut today. Xiaomi is hosting a press event in New Delhi at 12pm (noon), where the company will be unveiling this Android One smartphone...
09:24, 08/21/2019

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-bor...
15:12, 06/03/2019

Adam McKay and Three Uncanny Four Productions are launching a Jeffrey Epstein podcast The news cycle is nowhere near done with the Jeffrey Epstein case, which is now taking the form of in-depth audio storytelling. The disgraced financier who allegedly killed himself while in prison for...
04:24, 09/05/2019

MasterClass Founder Launching Online College Credit Courses, Failures Get a Refund Raise your hand if Calculus 101 made you want to tear your hair out in college. If so, then you might be one of the people MasterClass Cofounder Aaron Rasmussen had in mind when creating his new start...
20:24, 08/13/2019

Google's Stadia game streamer launching with Pixel 3 support, exclusives, and $9.99 price Google promised to launch its intriguing game streamer Stadia in the summer, and is now ready with the pricing, as well as the much needed information about the different tiers available. As a reminde...
15:12, 06/07/2019

‘Vaccines are safe’ and save lives, UNICEF declares, launching new #VaccinesWork campaign Amid a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday a new social media campaign, emphasizing that “vaccines are...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Walmart is opening dozens of veterinary clinics in its stores and launching an online pet pharmacy Walmart is opening up dozens more veterinary clinics in its stores and launching its first online pet pharmacy, hoping to lure more U.S. pet owners who are spending billions of dollars on their dogs a...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Apple reportedly launching new iPhone Pro and iPads with better cameras, 16-inch MacBook Pro and new AirPods Apple is getting ready for its usual fall iPhone launch event, which is rumored to be happening September 10, though the event hasn’t been officially confirmed this year. A new report from Bloo...
19:24, 08/22/2019

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach an...
10:48, 06/10/2019

Why the Guardian is launching a major reader-funded project on the toxicity of modern life From pesticides in our produce to toxic dyes in cosmetics, Toxic America is an ambitious new series to investigate the health risks from exposure to chemicals in our everyday livesHelp us reach our $1...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Apple's vision for the future of TV is starting to take shape — here's everything that's new in its revamped TV app launching today (AAPL) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Apple has launched its revamped Apple TV app that includes the ability to subscribe to individual channels, representing a significant leap for the company into digital entertain...
01:00, 05/14/2019

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.        ...
21:12, 07/12/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
13:48, 06/18/2019

‘Reaffirm the sanctity’ of religious sites, says Guterres, launching new plan to ‘counter hate and violence’ Amidst a global call by Secretary-General António Guterres to “reaffirm the sanctity” of religious sites and keep worshippers safe, the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) on Thursday launched a new ...
01:48, 09/13/2019

Amazon is reportedly launching a food delivery service in India to rival Zomato and Swiggy After establishing a strong base with its ecommerce and streaming content business in India, Amazon is reportedly set to unveil its food delivery service in the country next month. According to a repo...
17:36, 09/06/2019

SpaceX failure dims NASA’s hope for a quick U.S. return to launching its own astronauts into space What happened on Saturday during a test of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft is still under investigation. But a series of setbacks already had forced NASA to purchase two more seats on Russian spacecraft to...
19:48, 04/28/2019

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday.        ...
22:12, 07/11/2019

Teammates give Yankee slugger parrot in recognition of trademark trot after launching milestone homer What do you get for the guy who has everything and just hit 30 home runs for the eighth straight year? If it's New York Yankee slugger Edwin Encarnacion, you get him a stuffed parrot....
13:36, 07/25/2019

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare, humanitarian chiefs warn, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at ris...
15:24, 07/27/2019

Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, benevolent soup snakes, are launching the Office Ladies podcast Who better to dish on the complex, fast-paced inner workings of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, Inc. than the two most observant employees in the place? Stitcher Radio announced today that Jenna Fischer...
05:24, 09/12/2019

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare urge humanitarian chiefs, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at ris...
19:36, 06/27/2019

Photos show North Korea may be building submarine capable of launching nuclear missile, report says New photos taken of a North Korean shipyard suggest the country is building a ballistic missile submarine that could potentially launch a nuclear missile, according to a report....
22:12, 08/28/2019

Lady Gaga is launching her long-awaited beauty brand exclusively on Amazon — and pre-orders start on Prime Day Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Lady Gaga is finally launching her beauty brand, Haus Laboratories. Haus Laboratories will reportedly be the first major beauty brand sold exclusively on Amazon. Pre-order...
12:24, 07/10/2019

Disney World is launching new 'Star Wars' treats for the opening of 'Galaxy's Edge' including lightsaber churros Disney Disney is launching "Star Wars" treats for the opening of "Galaxy's Edge," a new 14-acre immersive "land" based on the "Star Wars" universe within Hollywood Studios in Disney World. The offeri...
23:24, 08/29/2019

Trump visits El Paso in the wake of mass shooting and praises victims and first responders before launching into tirade against Democratic lawmakers President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday in the wake of a mass shooting that left 22 dead. "We had an amazing day," the president said after visiting with law enforcement and victim...
20:24, 08/09/2019

Iran likely at 'inflection point,' launching attacks to change 'status quo,' Defense Intelligence Agency director tells Fox News Iran is likely at "an inflection point," and the recent attacks on tankers and the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone appear to be part of an effort to change "the status quo," the director of the D...
05:24, 06/24/2019

Countries with hardly any tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tou...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Golden State Killer investigator talks suspect’s strange behavior, launching true crime podcast ‘Murder Squad’ For retired cold case investigator-turned-podcast host Paul Holes, the arrest of the alleged Golden State Killer, who had eluded capture for decades, was a turning point in his career....
11:36, 05/07/2019

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
16:24, 07/16/2019

The countries with the most vacation days 24/7 Tempo reviewed data from the Center for Economic Policy and Research among other sources to compile our list.        ...
11:48, 07/25/2019

Keep out! The 100m² countries – in pictures Rubén Martín de Lucas pokes fun at the arbitrary nature of borders – by creating small geometric shapes and then living in themMinimal Republics is part of Circulation(s) European young photography fe...
16:36, 05/01/2019

Which countries are the most happy, sad or angry? Gallup asked people in more than 140 countries how they felt the day before. Did they smile? Were they angry? Did they learn or do something interesting or fun? Here are the results...
16:12, 05/03/2019

The 30 least densely populated countries To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.        ...
18:36, 07/11/2019

These are the 25 poorest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. identified the poorest countries in the world based on gross national income per capita in 192 countries.       ...
15:36, 07/07/2019

These are the 25 richest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the gross national income (GNI) per capita of nearly 200 nations to identify the 25 richest countries.       ...
18:24, 07/07/2019

10 most expensive countries to hail a cab Western European countries and Japan are not home to cheap taxis. Click forward to see the 10 most expensive cab rides in the world.       ...
00:12, 06/29/2019

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:36, 07/14/2019

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions 24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project.        ...
13:36, 07/14/2019

The Trump campaign is launching its own social networking app to mobilize 'the army of Trump' for 2020 Justin Merriman/Getty Images President Donald Trump has used Twitter as a digital megaphone throughout his presidency to directly address supporters — and he will soon have another tool at his ...
12:24, 09/11/2019

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
13:48, 05/22/2019

US is considering duties on countries that undervalue their currencies The U.S. Commerce Department said its proposed rule would amend the normal countervailing duty process to include new criteria for currency undervaluation....
05:36, 05/24/2019

How countries are protecting themselves from attacks in space The United States is one country that has identified space defence as a national security priority. But what are the specific threats it faces in space?...
19:24, 07/16/2019

These are the best countries for tourists to visit in 2019, according to the WEF The Wolrd Economic Forum ranked 140 countries based on their appeal to tourists, but warned that many countries were nearing a tourism "tipping point" that threatened to overwhelm or damage their reso...
17:12, 09/04/2019

Countries with the fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet produced by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).        ...
18:36, 07/11/2019

How Countries Keep Testing the EU’s Fiscal Rules The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions generally don’t result in real punishment, and smaller ...
16:48, 06/04/2019

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over ...
01:24, 06/18/2019

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
20:48, 06/08/2019

iOS 13 Will Finally Support NFC ID Scanning in a Few Countries iPhones have had NFC chips since the iPhone 6, but previously, Apple only allowed NFC to be used for making purchases with Apple Pay. But in iOS 13, Apple is expanding the use of NFC to other apps, an...
23:12, 06/17/2019

25 countries that love to visit America the most Which countries love visiting America the most? 24/7 Tempo identified them (think Canada, UK) using data from the National Trade & Tourism Office.       ...
18:24, 07/25/2019

US still outdoes all other countries for national pride Americans more likely than any other nationality to say their country is ‘best in the world’More than 40% of Americans say they “strongly dislike” the president, 70% say elected officials are “crooked...
14:24, 05/09/2019

10 countries with the most software developer talent With developers accounting for some of the most in-demand job positions, companies should look toward these 10 countries for top talent, according to Diffbot....
18:36, 07/30/2019

The 25 countries that love to visit America the most Which countries love visiting America the most? 24/7 Tempo identified them (think Canada, UK) using data from the National Trade & Tourism Office.       ...
04:48, 07/25/2019

13 countries where being gay is legally punishable by death Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the U.N., impose the death penalty.        ...
18:36, 06/13/2019

Why must US patients wait for drugs available in other countries? The United States leads the world in drug development, but we’re in danger of falling behind, to the detriment of countless patients. However, new legislative efforts in the Senate could be an importa...
12:36, 07/31/2019

Coinbase doubles down on expansion, now available in 103 countries Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has just announced that it now offers trading in over 100 countries, after adding support for a further 50 countries. It’s also doubling down on its USDC stablecoin, m...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Countries with the top 20 fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet to identify the countries with the fastest growing populations.        ...
14:12, 07/10/2019

The 30 least densely populated countries in the world To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.       ...
16:12, 07/10/2019

Apple Card: company reveals credit card launching next month Payment card to be launched in August, Tim Cook says, as third-quarter earnings beat predictionsApple has announced it will launch its own credit card in August, as the company continues to reposition...
00:36, 07/31/2019

Apple criticized for launching $1K monitor stand — monitor sold separately Apple is being criticized for the lofty price of its newly-launched Pro Stand, which will sell for US$999, released at the company's annual developer conference on Monday....
06:00, 06/06/2019

Is Microsoft getting closer to launching its expected Microsoft 365 Consumer subscription? Some Microsoft users are reporting they are seeing their Office 365 subscriptions and products being quietly rebranded as 'Microsoft 365.' Could a potential branding change be coming?...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Samsung Galaxy M10s, New Variant of Galaxy M30 Launching in India Soon Samsung has stated it will bring a new phone called Galaxy M10s in the country. The smartphone will make its India debut before Diwali; however, the company is keeping the exact release date under......
14:24, 09/05/2019

Realme XT 730G With Snapdragon 730G SoC Launching in India in December Realme XT 730G is launching in India in December, the company's country CEO Madhav Sheth on Friday revealed. The company says it is targeting the phone to gaming enthusiasts....
18:00, 09/13/2019

The world’s 2 most expensive countries are islands The most expensive countries in the world, according to new cost-of-living indices, are the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean and Bermuda.       ...
17:00, 07/25/2019

Countries still involved with JCPOA to meet Sunday Iran and five countries that originally signed the 2015 Obama-era nuclear deal will meet in Vienna Sunday to discuss the embattled agreement and try to ease tensions in the Persian Gulf region....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fit goes on sale in select countries Three months after being officially revealed the Galaxy Fit is finally making its way to select markets. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be worldwide roll-out, at least not for the moment, and we ...
07:00, 06/01/2019

Childhood circumstances have improved in 173 countries: study At least 280 million children across the globe are better off today than they were two decades ago, according to Save the Children. However, a quarter of the world's youngsters are still denied a safe...
07:24, 05/29/2019

Was Worried About India Lagging Behind Other Countries: S Jaishankar External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday batted for promoting nationalism to deal with challenges like terrorism and said the country now has both vision and leadership, which were lacking.....
19:36, 07/06/2019

Countries with widest gaps between rich, poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
15:24, 05/31/2019

Migrants stalemate ends as six EU countries agree to take them in Malta has agreed to let 356 migrants aboard a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean Sea, to disembark after six European countries agreed to accept them all....
19:24, 08/23/2019

Trump now says he would report dirt from foreign countries to the FBI President Trump on Friday said he would “absolutely” report political dirt provided by a foreign country to the FBI — but only if it’s “incorrect or badly stated.” “Of course you give it t...
18:36, 06/14/2019

Child advocacy group: Kids in 173 countries better off now UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A children’s advocacy group says youngsters in 173 of 176 countries it evaluated have a better chance of growing up healthy, educated and protected from harmful practices l...
21:48, 05/28/2019

Trump Tells 4 Congresswomen To "Go Back" To Their Countries, "Fix" Them President Donald Trump said Sunday that four minority, liberal congresswomen who have been critical of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested......
04:24, 07/15/2019

"Go Fix Countries You Came From": Trump's Tweet Attack On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to brand him a "racist" and a xenophobe....
02:24, 07/15/2019

CBI Seeks Help From 5 Countries In INX Media Probe: Sources The CBI has contacted five countries for information on shell companies and bank accounts to identify the manner in which kickbacks were allegedly routed in the INX Media case over ten years ago,......
19:00, 08/23/2019

Why are countries failing on their promise to stop deforestation? Despite a pledge in 2014 to halve deforestation by 2020, the area of forest destroyed annually has increased by more than 40 per cent globally in the past five years...
18:48, 09/12/2019

28 countries the US government doesn’t want you to visit The State Department’s travel advisories are intended to keep Americans aware of potential terrorist attacks, civil unrest and crime in other nations.       ...
19:36, 06/25/2019

Poland warns EU countries against rapprochement with Russia Poland wants to make sure a new European Commission stays tough on Russia and is concerned that some European Union countries are growing increasingly friendly toward its eastern neighbor, even as the...
16:00, 08/08/2019

US produces far more waste and recycles far less of it than other developed countries US represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and IndiaThe US produces far more garbage and recycles far less of it than other devel...
08:24, 07/03/2019

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.Read More...
19:36, 06/20/2019

The IMF is hurting countries it claims to help | Mark Weisbrot The fund’s loan agreement with Ecuador will worsen unemployment and poverty When people think of the damage that wealthy countries – typically led by the US and its allies – cause to people in the res...
19:24, 08/27/2019

These 15 countries have the widest gaps between rich and poor To study income inequality, 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data from 42 countries to identify those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
15:24, 05/28/2019

Countries with the widest gaps between the rich and poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
15:24, 05/28/2019

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos you share, and not how many likes they get.” Th...
00:48, 07/19/2019

Oil price spike will be 'quite harmful' to some countries: Investor Frank Tsui of Value Partners says the situation in the oil market seems "manageable" unless there is more military action in Saudi Arabia. He also weighs in on the Chinese property market....
12:48, 09/17/2019

Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform hasn't shared it...
10:36, 07/18/2019

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic...
13:00, 07/09/2019

EU countries put pressure on refugee sea rescue missions A court in Malta has fined a German captain for sailing an improperly registered rescue ship to save displaced people on the Mediterranean Sea. Malta and Italy have repeatedly closed ports to voluntee...
01:12, 05/15/2019

Spotify’s Premium Duo plan expands to 14 countries Spotify is expanding the availability of Premium Duo, the company's two-person subscription plan aimed at couples and flatmates, to include 14 additional Latin American countries. Starting today,...
21:12, 09/04/2019

Fed PickShelton Says Other Countries Are 'Cheating' by Devaluing Currencies One of President Trump’s latest picks for the Federal Reserve Board, conservative economic commentator Judy Shelton, said foreign countries are devaluing their currencies to prop up their economies....
16:12, 08/02/2019

180 countries — except US — agree to plastic waste agreement After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is considering a ban that would go even further....
08:36, 05/11/2019

GTA Online’s New Casino Won’t Let Players In Some Countries Gamble The most recent Grand Theft Auto Online update added a large new casino into the game, allowing players to buy chips, gamble and win big or lose everything. This casino has been teased in GTA Online f...
01:36, 07/25/2019

U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nuclear program — and th...
04:00, 08/13/2019

Oil producing countries would like to see higher prices from where they are now, expert says Jason Bordoff, professor and director at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy and former adviser to President Obama, discusses oil prices and the global energy industry....
12:00, 09/06/2019

NBA Finals broadcast to more than 200 countries, thanks to one 40-foot truck The NBA world feed truck is packed with equipment to put together one live broadcast that is shared by all of the league's game providers around the world....
17:48, 06/03/2019

EU countries extend welcome to Eleonore migrants without Italy Five EU member states have said they agree to receive the 104 migrants aboard the German charity rescue boat. The EU will schedule a special meeting in autumn to discuss possible migrant distribution ...
01:24, 09/04/2019

These Countries Follow the 'Six Month Rule' for Passports If you have any international travel planned, you’re going to want to check the expiration date on your passport right away. Of course, you know better than to try and cross borders with an expired pa...
23:48, 06/05/2019

Trump suggests other countries pay US for protecting tankers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting the United States should not protect ships in the strategic Strait of Hormuz without compensation from other countries. The U.S. blamed Iran for ...
17:00, 06/24/2019

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs...
04:48, 08/13/2019

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way...
14:48, 06/28/2019

The EU is reportedly stripping 5 countries of some market access rights The European Commission will remove some market access rights from five countries this week in a move that could affect the UK after Brexit, the Financial Times reported....
06:36, 07/29/2019

Report: U.S. opioid prescribing rates higher than other countries About 79 percent of patients who felt pain during hospital visits in the United States received opioid prescriptions, which is nearly 30 percent higher than in other countries, a new study shows....
20:24, 07/25/2019

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament As voters in all 28 European Union countries elect a new shared parliament , here are some key races to watch in the battle to fill the 751 seats in the European Parliament: ITALY Italy's anti-migrant...
09:24, 05/26/2019

Instagram is now hiding like counts in Australia, Canada and five other countries It began in Canada in May and now it’s spreading. Immediately after changes to the photo-sharing platform were announced in April, Instagram began hiding the total number of likes on posts...
03:36, 07/18/2019

Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven other EU countries over the way it deals with data in...
14:36, 06/04/2019

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism-Macron Some 14 member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on...
19:24, 07/22/2019

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
23:12, 07/18/2019

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert Policymakers in most parts of the world are taking decisions in the dark when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity, an independent UN human rights expert said on Wednesday. ...
23:24, 06/12/2019

U.S. ready to target other countries for supporting Venezuela's Maduro U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a sharp escala...
21:12, 08/06/2019

Foreign countries issue warnings after mass shootings This isn't the first time foreign countries have issued travel warnings because of gun violence in the U.S.       ...
04:00, 08/07/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ in Cardinal Red launched in select countries Samsung recently introduced the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and S10+, but rumor has it, a Galaxy S10e of the same color might be released on the market as well. If you haven't yet bought Samsung's newest ...
05:24, 06/06/2019

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' rolls out to 25 more countries If you were disappointed at being left out of the initial Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launch, don't worry -- there's a good chance you can play now. Niantic's augmented reality sorcery...
23:24, 06/22/2019

Indian Packaged Food And Drinks Unhealthiest Among 12 Countries The survey conducted by George Institute for Global Health ranked Indian packaged food products lowest among the various food items analysed. Packaged foods from the UK were found to be healthiest,......
15:24, 08/22/2019

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China tensions....
18:00, 08/07/2019

Caf boss Ahmad paid expenses for same days but different countries Confederation of African Football president Ahmad received at least two sets of expenses, claiming to be in different countries, for the same nine-day period during the 2018 World Cup....
15:24, 07/15/2019

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Gro...
23:36, 06/09/2019

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ communit...
20:24, 07/24/2019

Hopper expands price predictions to 270,000 hotels in 230 countries Hopper, which uses AI and machine learning to predict travel rates, is expanding its hotel price predictions to roughly 270,000 properties around the globe.Read More...
19:36, 06/20/2019

6 Western countries urge Russia to withdraw from Georgia The United States and five European countries are marking the 11th anniversary of the conflict between Russia and Georgia with an appeal to Moscow to implement agreements to withdraw its military forc...
02:48, 08/09/2019

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
02:12, 08/15/2019

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Faceboo...
00:48, 06/10/2019

Instagram is hiding likes in 6 more countries so you can post like no one’s watching In an effort to remove the pressure of posting content, Instagram is doubling down on its experiment to hide certain social media metrics in select regions. In an announcement on Twitter, the company ...
13:12, 07/18/2019

US joins four rogue countries seen as likely forces for bad, poll finds Russia, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Iran and the US are also seen as less likely to use their influence for good than they were 10 years agoThe United States has joined Russia, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Iran...
02:48, 06/20/2019

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's spate of tariff announcements, it also lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
14:36, 06/19/2019

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugee...
16:12, 07/23/2019

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterat...
15:36, 06/29/2019

Countries should invoke universal jurisdiction in Khashoggi case: U.N The U.N. investigator into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday called on countries to invoke universal jurisdiction for what she called the international crime and make arrest...
14:48, 06/19/2019

EU, South American Countries Reach Agreement on Trade The European Union and South America’s Mercosur customs union clinched a deal that forges a trade bloc of 780 million people after 20 years of contentious negotiations....
04:12, 06/29/2019

Richer countries show lower trust in vaccines According to a survey on public attitudes, the French have the lowest levels of trust in vaccines, with 33% saying immunization is unsafe. The skepticism for vaccines is generally high in other develo...
20:00, 06/19/2019

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Google Maps now shows speed limits in more than 40 countries Almost six years after Google’s purchase of the Waze navigation app, one of the features previously exclusive to the latter now appears to be a staple of Google Maps in more than 40 countries around t...
20:00, 05/30/2019

EU court orders countries take hard line on air quality The European Union's top court ruled on Wednesday that cities needed to act if pollution levels were exceeded in a single black spot rather than based on an average across a region, taking a hard line...
20:12, 06/26/2019

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
07:12, 06/17/2019

Two European countries could be the big winners from the US-China trade war, Barclays says France and Germany could be the biggest beneficiaries in an escalation in trade tariffs between the U.S. and China, Barclays economists have projected....
14:24, 06/18/2019

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after the introduction of EU’s General Data Protecti...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major p...
06:36, 05/29/2019

UN food agency boosting aid given to four Central American countries The World Food Program says it’s planning to nearly quadruple the number of people that the UN agency helps in four central American countries affected by drought....
22:00, 08/09/2019

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Now Available in India, 143 More Countries Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now available in India and 143 additional countries and territories, including the likes of Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan,...
07:48, 06/24/2019

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is needed....
23:24, 05/28/2019

Sri Lanka May Waive Visa Fee Indefinitely For 48 Countries: Minister Due to an increase in the number of tourists visiting Sri Lanka with arrivals expected to hit the 3-million mark by the end of the year, the government announced on Friday that might waive off the......
22:24, 08/16/2019

U.S. will sanction any countries that import Iranian oil: special envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the U.S. special envoy for Iran said on Friday....
15:12, 06/28/2019

Countries are turning off the internet to stop violence. Does it work? Governments are increasingly shutting down access to the internet in an effort to curb organised violence. But evidence shows it usually makes things worse...
17:48, 07/31/2019

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maximum pressure campaign was working and the Trump......
21:12, 05/29/2019

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
13:24, 07/18/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
01:12, 06/15/2019

Alabama’s new abortion ban could jail doctors. In some countries, laws already do. The Alabama Senate approved a restrictive abortion ban. Countries including El Salvador and the Dominican Republican already have similar legislation in place....
22:12, 05/15/2019

European countries among gloomiest in developed world – poll Global survey reveals a public worried about living standards and the future of the planetEuropean countries are among the gloomiest in the developed world, with citizens pessimistic about their natio...
18:36, 05/03/2019

Julian Assange Could Face Extradition Requests From 2 Countries. What Happens Next? With WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange likely about to face two separate extradition requests — one already made by the United States on hacking charges, another likely from Sweden related to a r...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," a comme...
20:36, 07/14/2019

US attack on WHO 'hindering morphine drive in poor countries' Claims have hurt efforts to help people around world in acute pain, say palliative care expertsAn attack on the World Health Organization (WHO) by US politicians accusing it of being corrupted by drug...
08:48, 09/18/2019

Ex-New Yorkers visited 30 countries, 40 states before choosing new home Which big city could possibly live up to the Big Apple? For travel writers and former NYC residents Ashlea Halpern and Andrew Parks, it was not a place they thought they’d land. “Andrew and I both wor...
00:24, 05/15/2019

Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' to their 'original' countries Donald Trump has been criticised over "racist and disgusting" remarks he made about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
19:24, 07/14/2019

UN urges countries to cut ties with Myanmar, calls for prosecution The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar’s armed forces, a UN fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohi...
02:12, 05/15/2019

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum than Other Western Countries? President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to a scheme employed by Australia since 2012. Europe tried a comparable scheme in 2016, but it didn’t work....
21:12, 09/14/2019

Countries agree to limit sales of elephants to zoos Countries have agreed to limit the controversial sale of wild elephants caught Africa at a conference in Geneva on trade in endangered species known as CITES, to the delight of conservationists but th...
22:36, 08/27/2019

Countries agree on protections for over a dozen shark species GENEVA — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean’s most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves beco...
00:36, 08/27/2019

The Fed's rate cut may hurt US retirement security. These countries offer more Lower interest rates could make it more difficult for retirees to earn income on their investments. A new ranking takes a look at which countries offer the most retirement security — and the U.S. does...
18:00, 09/19/2019

Trump tells freshman Dems to ‘go back’ to their countries ​President Trump suggested the freshman Democrats who have been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to their countries to fix their governments, saying “you can&...
18:00, 07/14/2019

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirme...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Only one was born outside the United States....
18:00, 07/14/2019

Facebook redesigns app, rolls out dating service to 14 more countries Facebook Inc on Tuesday unveiled a redesigned app and rolled out its dating feature to 14 more countries as it tries to boost user-engagement on its social network....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Countries vote to protect endangered mako sharks Mako sharks have practically disappeared from the Mediterranean, and their numbers have plunged in other seas, too. Japan and China opposed a global initiative to save them from extinction but most co...
19:00, 08/25/2019

Iran Says Ready To Work For Yemen Peace With UN And Other Countries Iran is ready to cooperate with the United Nations and countries seeking peace and stability in Yemen and the region, an Iranian government spokesman said on Monday, after weekend attacks on Saudi oil...
12:12, 09/16/2019

These 5 countries are busy prepping for a post-Brexit world The British Parliament is trying to avert a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31. But these countries are bracing for the economic worst-case scenario of a no-deal departure....
21:12, 09/06/2019

My Europe: Balkan countries joining the EU — unwanted or unwilling? How serious are the Western Balkans in their stated wish to join the European Union? The issue of EU integration is frequently used by local elites to consolidate their own power, writes Ivaylo Ditche...
17:24, 07/08/2019

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on...
01:36, 05/22/2019

WHO: Four European countries lose measles-eliminated status Four European countries previously declared to have eliminated measles have lost their coveted status as the highly contagious disease surges within their borders, a branch of the World Health Organiz...
23:48, 08/29/2019

Countries must unite to fight digital deception | Ann M Ravel The global epidemic of disinformation is an urgent threat to democracies around the world. We must present a united frontMost people are aware of the digital deception that occurred in the 2016 and 20...
09:12, 07/05/2019

Bumrah 1st Asian To Pick 5-Wicket Hauls In These 4 Countries Jasprit Bumrah ran through the West Indies top-order in the second innings of the first Test in Antigua on Sunday as he bagged his fourth five-wicket haul in Tests....
15:00, 08/26/2019

The double-edged sword of countries that allow menstrual leave You know how periods can make you feel absolutely awful — and some women suffer from excruciating pain thanks to menstruation that can impact their ability to even get out of bed? And on the fli...
22:12, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven other EU countries over the way it deals with data in...
15:12, 06/04/2019

Google faces privacy complaints in France, Germany, 7 other EU countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protecton regulators in France, Germany and seven other EU countries over the way it deals with data in ...
15:12, 06/04/2019

190 Countries Adopt Delhi Declaration On Climate Change At UN Meet The world needs to consider land-based solutions for climate action and biodiversity to achieve the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, said the Delhi Declaration adopted by over 190 countries on....
21:12, 09/13/2019

Facebook Dating Expands to 14 More Countries, Gets a Secret Crush Feature Facebook Dating will now be available in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana, Laos, Malaysia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Suriname, Uruguay, and Vietnam....
10:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official The United States rejects attempts by countries, like China, that are not members of the eight-nation Arctic Council, to claim a role in crafting policies governing the polar region, a senior U.S. off...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Iran's Rouhani says Gulf countries can protect region’s security President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran and other Gulf states could protect the region’s security and foreign forces were not needed, state TV reported, repeating a longstanding rejection of a...
11:50, 08/14/2019

Instagram Begins Hiding Likes in More Countries 'To Remove Pressure' Instagram started hiding "likes" on its platform in Australia, Brazil and several other major markets Thursday, saying it wanted to ease pressure on users, following criticism about its impacts on......
13:48, 07/18/2019

Gujarat Women On Biking Expedition To 25 Countries Have A Strong Message Dr Sarita Mehta, founder of "Biking Queen", will start the biking expedition from Varanasi. She will be joined by Jinal Shah, a housewife, and Rutali Patel, a student....
18:12, 05/31/2019

Carrefour boss rules out exiting more countries after China deal Carrefour boss Alexandre Bompard said he had no plans to exit other countries after the French supermarket retailer agreed to sell a majority stake in its Chinese operations to electronics retailer Su...
12:00, 06/25/2019

US-China tensions are threatening an undersea internet cable between the two countries In yet another byproduct of continued tensions between the US and China, a national security review is reportedly scrutinizing an undersea internet cable between the US and China that’s supporte...
06:36, 08/29/2019

Trump threatens Iran in tweet as tension between two countries escalate U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen....
03:24, 05/20/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries with poor human rights records, the Standard can reve...
15:24, 05/02/2019

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths to manufacture products would turn around and sup...
11:36, 05/30/2019

Trump Goes Full Racist and Tells Congresswomen to Go Back to Their Own Countries What little subtlety remained in Donald Trump’s tendency to project his own racism, misogyny, and hate was obliterated this fine Sunday morning, and what’s left is the naked face of a monster occupyin...
22:12, 07/14/2019

North Korea: Weapons like ‘active volcano’ that could set countries ‘on fire’ North Korea is promoting its latest weapons in state media, while slamming a statement from members of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday....
23:48, 08/29/2019

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
09:24, 06/13/2019

Airbus signs amended A400M deal with buyer countries Airbus said on Friday it had signed an agreement with European buyer countries for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane....
11:24, 06/14/2019

Tinder Lite brings the dating app to countries with limited data Tinder is finally ready to take the wraps off its lightweight dating app. The company has formally unveiled Tinder Lite for Android, a version of the service designed for areas with limited data and ...
01:24, 07/11/2019

32 countries work to harmonize 5G security plans at Prague conference As 5G technology rolls out across the globe, Western and Asian governments are developing network security plans; China and Russia were not invited.Read More...
17:24, 05/03/2019

Study: For low-income countries, climate action pays off by 2050 The following announcement was released jointly by MIT and the International Food Policy Research Institute. Successful global efforts to substantially limit greenhouse gas emissions would likely boo...
22:00, 05/01/2019

PM Modi Invites G20 Countries To Join Coalition On Disaster Resilience Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the G20 countries to join a global coalition on disaster resilience, saying disasters require quick and effective remedial measures as they invariably affect...
10:48, 06/29/2019

GCC countries begin enhanced maritime security patrols: U.S. Fifth Fleet Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) began "enhanced security patrols" in the international waters of the Arabian Gulf area on Saturday, the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet said on Su...
17:36, 05/19/2019

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries no...
22:12, 07/05/2019

Mexico says U.S. migration deal could draw in other Latin American countries MEXICO CITY — Mexico and the United States might consider additional steps next month to restrict migration from Central America, including measures to bind Brazil and Panama into their efforts, Mexic...
07:12, 06/11/2019

U.S. may review ties with countries deemed anti-Israel: envoy The United States may review its ties with countries it deems as being anti-Israel after what a U.S. envoy said on Sunday was a shift in policy toward equating anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism....
17:24, 05/05/2019

Japan Is Among the Hardest Countries for Working Mothers. These Families Want to Change That. Men in Japan do fewer hours of domestic work than in any other wealthy nation. Mothers and fathers there told us how they’ve managed to buck the norm....
19:12, 04/28/2019

Five Western countries, Turkey and UAE back Libyan state oil firm Five Western countries including the United States, as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the country's energy sector, ...
01:00, 09/23/2019

G7 leaders agree plan to help Amazon countries fight wildfires Macron says $20m fund and long-term initiative to protect rainforest agreed on in BiarritzThe G7 countries have agreed to an immediate $20m (£16m) aid package to help Amazon countries fight wildfires ...
17:00, 08/26/2019

US beef exports could increase if Trump signs deal with EU countries President Trump will announce a deal Friday to sell more American beef to EU countries, economic adviser Larry Kudlow said — a win for the administration as the trade war with China intensifies. “Amer...
21:24, 08/02/2019

Sensor Tower: Pokémon Masters is No. 1 for iPhone downloads in 27 countries Pokémon Masters launched today, and the mobile game has become a fast hit. The Pokémon app is already No. 1 for iPhone downloads in 27 countries.Read More...
16:12, 08/30/2019

Countries reach deal to stop ‘epidemic’ of plastic in oceans Roughly 180 countries agreed to amend the Basel Convention to make global trade in plastic waste more transparent and better regulated, while also ensuring that its management is safer for human healt...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association....
15:24, 05/14/2019

G7 countries to simulate first cross-border cyber attack next month PARIS — Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cybersecurity attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday. ...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Foreign countries warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
18:00, 08/06/2019

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new an...
08:12, 07/04/2019

EU car wifi plan delayed as countries await legal advice The European Commission's plan for a wifi-based standard for cars endorsed by Volkswagen faces a two-month delay as EU countries wait for legal advice on the proposal, giving a glimmer of hope to back...
18:24, 05/10/2019

Boxing between countries: Andy Ruiz Jr rises above US-Mexico tensions While Andy Ruiz Jr is the first Mexican heavyweight champion, he is not the first bicultural boxer to rise to prominence during a time of political tension between the neighboring countriesWhen Andy R...
15:12, 06/09/2019

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the name 'ECO' for a planned single currency to be used ...
17:12, 07/03/2019

Exclusive: Western countries rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according ...
15:36, 07/10/2019

Mexico says other Latam countries could share burden of tackling migration to U.S. Mexico and the United States might consider additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, including measures to bind Brazil and Panama into efforts to combat the is...
19:36, 06/10/2019

These 15 countries, as home to largest reserves, control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
13:48, 05/22/2019

4 countries vote in high-stakes European Parliament election BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections. The stakes for the European Union are especially high in this year’...
10:12, 05/25/2019

Countries vote to ban trade in endangered otters coveted as pets Two species to be classed as most at risk after ownership craze fuelled by social mediaA trade ban is looming for two endangered otter species after 100 countries voted to increase protections followi...
21:00, 08/26/2019

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countrie...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Four Countries Challenge Beijing To Naval Drills In The South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a US guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel in...
12:24, 05/09/2019

China and Russia top Apple’s list of countries demanding app takedowns Nearly a dozen countries demanded that Apple remove allegedly illicit apps from the App Store during the second half of last year, and it largely complied.Read More...
19:36, 07/03/2019

First-ever WHO global report on epilepsy highlights care gap in poorer countries More than seven in 10 people with epilepsy in developing countries are not getting the low-cost care they need, and UN health experts said on Thursday this could lead to a “significantly higher” risk ...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Nearly all countries agree to stem flow of plastic waste into poor nations US reportedly opposed deal, which follows concerns that villages in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia had ‘turned into dumpsites’Almost all the world’s countries have agreed on a deal aimed at restrict...
01:24, 05/11/2019

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their contents violated Indonesian laws on the import of ha...
01:12, 07/10/2019

| 70 countries urge North Korea to scrap nuclear, ballistic weapons Seventy countries urged North Korea on Friday to scrap its nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles and related programs, decrying the "undiminished threat" posed to world peace....
10:48, 05/11/2019

Global gag rule linked to abortion rise in African countries that accept US aid Study finds Trump-backed policy led to increase in pregnancies and reduction in use of modern contraceptivesA US government policy that restricts funding to organisations that conduct or support abort...
09:36, 06/28/2019

Freed from elevator, Pope names new cardinals from Muslim, developing countries After being trapped in an elevator due to a power outage, Pope Francis made it to his weekly Angelus prayers. There, he announced 13 new cardinals from the periphery of the church and some who have wo...
20:36, 09/01/2019

G7 countries to simulate cross-border cyber attack next month: France Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cyber security attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday....
18:24, 05/10/2019

Raise taxes on firms that harm nature, OECD tells G7 countries Report calls for change of priorities and culture to avert catastrophic biodiversity lossGovernments need to ramp up investment in nature restoration and raise the tax burden on companies that degrade...
18:36, 05/07/2019

Sports streaming firm DAZN to show Eurosport in four European countries Sports streaming service DAZN said on Thursday its subscribers would be able to receive Eurosport in Germany and three other European countries after a deal with the channel's owner Discovery....
13:12, 07/18/2019

Coinbase’s crypto debit card launches in 6 more EU countries, despite user problems Following its launch in the UK in April, Coinbase is rolling out its cryptocurrency debit card to more European countries, despite users reporting numerous problems. The cryptocurrency exchange will b...
14:24, 06/12/2019

Google Cloud Gaming Service Stadia to Launch in 14 Countries This Year Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November - but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a friend....
08:00, 06/07/2019

Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, urges a United Nations-backed report released on W...
02:36, 05/16/2019

EU, South American countries agree on draft free trade treaty The European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries have agreed on the draft text of a free-trade deal. Both sides have been negotiating the agreement for almost 20 years....
22:24, 06/28/2019

Countries see Japan’s trash-to-energy plants as solution to garbage woes Countries in Southeast Asia struggling with garbage, some of it imported from developed countries, are turning their attention to Japan's trash-to-energy technology....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Asylum seekers from 100 countries in detention face shrinking chance of bond The decision to detain asylum seekers indefinitely as the courts work through a backlog is focused on Central Americans at the U.S.-Mexico border. But those from more than 100 other countries also ar...
23:12, 05/03/2019

AOC unloads on Trump after he tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to home countries New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fresh from a bitter public spat with top House Democrats, unloaded on President Trump Sunday afternoon after he suggested that unnamed progressive congresswomen...
21:24, 07/14/2019

Over 180 countries -- not including the US -- agree to restrict global plastic waste trade The governments of 187 countries have agreed to control the movement of plastic waste between national borders, in an effort to curb the world's plastic crisis -- but the United States was not among t...
02:36, 05/12/2019

Countries that allow Huawei infrastructure could lose access to U.S. intelligence data: Pompeo The U.S. raised said Friday that countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure could be cut off from crucial intelligence data....
17:24, 05/31/2019

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has f...
12:24, 07/12/2019

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status."        ...
19:12, 07/24/2019

Japan Is Among the World’s Safest Countries, Though It Has a Grisly Record of Mass Violence A 41-year-old man shouting “you die!” ran into an anime studio in Kyoto and set it ablaze Thursday morning, killing 33 people and injuring 36 others. Police said the man sprayed sprayed an...
12:00, 07/19/2019

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the wo...
21:24, 06/30/2019

Mike Pompeo urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Secretary of state says shipping security was not exclusively a US problem and stresses that Trump does not want war with IranThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has called on other nations to hel...
01:36, 06/19/2019

Countries must triple climate emissions targets to limit global heating to 2C United in Science report ahead of UN summit says climate is changing faster than forecast, and current plans would lead to ‘catastrophic’ global temperature rise An assessment backed by the world’s m...
02:24, 09/23/2019

What is it like to report news from other countries? Emma Graham-Harrison tells us about her role The Guardian’s foreign affairs correspondent explains why it is so important that journalists have the freedom to do their job all over the world. Continue reading......
19:00, 08/20/2019

Climate emergency trend gains traction in German-speaking countries Dozens of cities across the world have declared a climate emergency. Now, students behind the school climate strikes are bringing the movement to Switzerland and Germany. But what does that mean exact...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Health Canada’s drug safety warnings not consistent with other countries’: report Health Canada issued warnings for only half of drug-safety issues identified in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, a new report finds....
15:00, 05/01/2019

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
11:36, 05/28/2019

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a climate speech on Wednesday, critic...
22:12, 07/03/2019

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries' rubbish....
16:12, 05/28/2019

To counter China's growing influence, the US is reaching out to some of the Pacific's smallest countries Reuters The US and its partners have sought to counter China's rising influence around the world. In the Asia-Pacific, Washington has turned its attention to some of the smallest countries in the reg...
01:24, 08/28/2019

Countries Agree to Limit Sale of Wild Elephants From Zimbabwe and Botswana (GENEVA) — Countries have agreed to limit the controversial sale of wild elephants caught in Zimbabwe and Botswana, to the delight of conservationists but the dismay of some of the African count...
01:24, 08/28/2019

Google Maps speed limits and radar locations arrive in 40 countries After running limited tests in the US and elsewhere, Google Maps is rolling out speed limit warnings and both fixed and mobile radar locations in over 40 countries, Google has confirmed to TechCrunch....
10:12, 05/30/2019

Countries back plan to create 'free flow' of data across borders It might become easier to shuttle data across borders in the future. A total of 24 countries have signed a statement supporting the Osaka Track, a plan from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that wou...
07:48, 06/30/2019

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have blocked the EU from inching closer to a net-zero carbon...
01:36, 06/21/2019

EU ministers 'more positive' toward West Balkan countries' EU membership talks: Finnish FM Finland's foreign minister Pekka Haavisto said EU colleagues had more expectations of proceeding toward EU membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania as the bloc's leaders met in Helsinki....
17:00, 08/30/2019

Countries must triple climate emission cut targets to limit global heating to 2C United in Science report ahead of UN summit says climate is changing faster than forecast, and current plans would lead to ‘catastrophic’ global temperature rise An assessment backed by the world’s m...
08:49, 09/23/2019

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17:36, 07/19/2019

Guatemala rounds up dozens of immigrants to send back to their home countries Guatemala authorities rounded up 96 people as part of an operation to identify unqualified migrants trying to go to the United States and return them to their countries of origin....
13:24, 07/04/2019

Malaysia leader: Wealthy countries dumping trash here is ‘grossly unfair’ TOKYO — The practice of advanced countries such as the US, Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is “grossly unfair” and should stop, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathi...
19:00, 05/30/2019

German government will ban small arms exports to non-EU, NATO countries: report The German government will ban exports of German-produced small arms to countries outside NATO and the European Union, the Funke group of newspapers cited government sources as saying....
16:24, 06/24/2019

Texas deploys 1,000 more troops to border after arresting migrants from 52 countries this month The Republican governor of Texas announced Friday the deployment of an additional 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border because, he said, Border Patrol lacks the resources to deal with...
21:36, 06/21/2019

Turkey Was Just Booted Out of the F-35 Program The American government has given Turkey the boot, officially removing the country from the F-35 Lightning II program. The two countries are at odds over Ankara’s purchase of an advanced Russian surfa...
23:12, 07/18/2019

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Rich countries aren't stopping climate change. Can poor nations save themselves? Tall and stony-faced, with a long and bitter history of fighting for democracy, Tongan leader Akilisi Pōhiva is not someone you'd expect to break down in tears at an intergovernmental summit....
08:24, 09/10/2019

World Bank downgrades global growth forecasts, poorest countries hardest hit The World Bank has lowered its expectations of global economic growth for this year in a new report. It says that, although the picture for poorer countries is expected to stabilize in 2020, economic ...
22:36, 06/05/2019

Amazon countries sign forest pact, promising to coordinate disaster response Seven Amazonian countries on Friday signed a pact to protect the world's largest tropical forest via disaster response coordination and satellite monitoring, amid recent fires that torched thousands o...
05:36, 09/07/2019

Trump tells Ocasio-Cortez and other female progressives to 'go back' to 'original' countries President: ‘You can’t leave fast enough’Tlaib: ‘He needs to be impeached’Opinion: Pelosi attacks on AOC are dangerousDonald Trump aimed a controversial attack at “the Squad” on Sunday, saying the four...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Global Tech Ties Fray in Nationalist Shift as Countries Use Trade as a Stick Japan’s restrictions on exports to South Korea are prompting Seoul to move toward more self-reliance, the latest evidence of a nationalist shift in the technology industry....
20:00, 07/03/2019

By punishing Iran, Trump risks a full-scale war between our two countries | Mohammad Khatami The US president should resist the pressure from his advisers and de-escalate the explosive tensions in the Persian Gulf• Mohammad Khatami was president of the Islamic Republic of Iran from 1997 to 20...
23:24, 07/22/2019

Europe's brain drain is getting worse — so some countries are scrapping income tax for young people Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries are proposing radical tax incentives for young people, as part of a drive to stem the flow of skilled workers to Western EU states....
21:12, 08/05/2019

UN conference agrees better ways for Global South countries to work together on sustainable development The Second High-Level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40, concluded on Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a political declaration agreed by more than 160 Member States ren...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Trump Officials Argued Over Asylum Deal With Guatemala. Now Both Countries Must Make It Work. State Department officials are irritated that the Department of Homeland Security is meddling in diplomacy and they question whether Guatemala is capable of accepting thousands of asylum seekers....
01:48, 08/03/2019

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the ma...
07:24, 07/15/2019

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would f...
23:26, 06/20/2019

As other countries fret over Amazon fires, Brazilian leaders see attacks on national sovereignty Amid raging fires in the Amazon and an international outcry, Brazilians have revived long-held fears that others are coveting what belongs to Brazil....
05:00, 08/24/2019

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would f...
23:36, 06/20/2019

Call of Duty: Mobile beta starts for Android and iOS players in select countries Officially unveiled two months ago, Activision's Call of Duty: Mobile is now available in beta to Android and iOS players in select territories, the publisher announced recently. Along with the beta p...
12:48, 05/19/2019

22 countries sign letter calling on China to close Xinjiang Uyghur camps More than 20 countries, including Japan and the United Kingdom, have issued a joint statement condemning China's mass detention of Uyghur and other minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
08:12, 07/11/2019

Pelosi pushes anti-collusion legislation after Trump says he’d take dirt from foreign countries In response to President Trump’s admission he would accept campaign dirt from foreign countries, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced a new legislative push to prevent foreign collusion...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, but in recent months, some nations in Southeast Asi...
13:12, 06/03/2019

Fighting climate crisis by avoiding meat ignores poor countries' needs – report Study recommends move away from ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to reducing carbon footprintA “one-size-fits-all” solution to addressing the climate crisis through our diets could be unhelpful, as how we...
16:00, 09/17/2019

The 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Will Experience Population Booms in the Coming Decades Climate scientists have long warned that the impacts of climate change will hit less developed regions in the global south harder and earlier than wealthier parts of the world. A major consequence of ...
16:24, 07/11/2019

Trump accuses European nations of ‘refusing’ to take back ISIS prisoners from their countries President Trump on Tuesday accused European nations of “refusing” to take back ISIS prisoners who originally were from their countries, as he said decisions are “being made” as to what to do with the ...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (...
23:00, 07/12/2019

A look at the global fintech landscape and how countries are embracing digital disruption in financial services This is a preview of the “Global Fintech Landscape” premium research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business In...
13:24, 08/15/2019

Countries must co-ordinate to reveal shell company owners, fight money laundering: U.K. MP "What you've got to try and do is make sure they can't move it without being spotted," said John Penrose, a U.K. MP and point person on anti-corruption....
04:12, 06/03/2019

Wheels24.co.za | SEE: Fuel price hikes - Here's how much neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol Fuel prices have increased again in South Africa putting more strain on motorists and the local economy. Here's what neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol....
16:12, 06/14/2019

Trump tells four liberal congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries, prompting Pelosi to defend them The president said the four women of color — three of whom were born in the United States — should “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.”...
22:36, 07/14/2019

Tinder’s new safety feature hides profiles of LGTBQ+ people in discriminatory countries Yesterday, Tinder announced the release of its new feature, “Traveler Alert,”  which aims to protect its LGTBQ+ users when they travel to countries where they may be at risk. The safety feature automa...
12:24, 07/25/2019

Tinder launches new safety feature for LGBTQ users when traveling to 70 countries where being gay is still illegal Reuters Dating app Tinder has unveiled a new 'traveler alert' aimed at LGBTQ users who may face danger when traveling abroad to countries with discriminatory laws in place. The feature will trigger a...
14:00, 07/25/2019

‘Extinction crisis’ pushes countries to agree stronger protection for global wildlife At-risk wildlife that is facing a “growing extinction crisis” received a boost on Wednesday, as countries wrapped up a marathon meeting in Geneva, by agreeing to increased protection measures and more...
06:36, 08/29/2019

US removes Turkey from F-35 program after S-400 fiasco In a widely-expected move, the White House has formally begun the process to remove Turkey from its advanced fighter jet program. Turkey has opted for Russian military hardware over its US equivalent....
04:36, 07/18/2019

Using CRISPR to program gels with new functions The CRISPR genome-editing system is best-known for its potential to correct disease-causing mutations and add new genes into living cells. Now, a team from MIT and Harvard University has deployed CRIS...
02:36, 08/23/2019

Mack Brown is back at UNC. Can he still run a program? Can a 67-year-old coach who has been out of football for six years restore dignity to a program he last coached in 1997? UNC and Mack Brown are banking on it....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Cowboys DL in diversion program for bar arrest The Cowboys' Tyrone Crawford was entered into a diversion program on Thursday to settle a charge from an incident in March at a bar in Panama City Beach, Florida....
22:12, 07/18/2019

Mexico wants to re-invent US Merida aid program MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he doesn’t want aid under the United States’ so-called Merida Initiative — at least in its present form. The aid progr...
22:12, 05/07/2019