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Cuba, Canada foreign ministers meet in Havana on Venezuela crisis

Canada's foreign minister met with her Cuban counterpart in Havana on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Cuba's longtime ally Venezuela and other issues after th...

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers meet in Havana on Venezuela crisis

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Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willi...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Canada foreign minister to visit Cuba Thursday to discuss Venezuela Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she will visit Cuba on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela and the United States' decision to allow lawsuits for property confiscated...
21:36, 05/15/2019

Pompeo will meet Russian foreign minister to discuss Venezuela crisis Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Finland next week to discuss disagreements over the crisis in Venezuela, a US official said Thursday. The two top dip...
19:24, 05/02/2019

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow Russian state news agencies say Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, a day before Lavrov is to meet the U.S. secretary of state amid growing tensions ov...
15:24, 05/04/2019

Sushma Swaraj To Attend SCO Foreign Ministers Meet In Kyrgyzstan External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend a two-day meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), beginning Tuesday, in Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, during which several pressing issues...
13:00, 05/20/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open....
14:24, 05/17/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
18:36, 05/22/2019

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is launching widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, ric...
04:36, 05/11/2019

Canada says Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday, even though Ottawa and Havana disagree on whether President Nicolas Maduro...
02:24, 06/08/2019

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
05:48, 05/31/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is help...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Police stop unauthorized gay rights march in Havana, Cuba Gay-rights activists and groups of friends called for a march over Facebook and WhatsApp after the main government-run gay rights organization, the Center for Sex Education, cancelled a Saturday march...
06:48, 05/12/2019

Russian foreign minister to meet Venezuela counterpart on May 5: Ifax Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold talks with his Venezuelan counterpart, Jorge Arreaza, in Moscow on Sunday, Interfax reported on Saturday, citing the Russian foreign ministry....
15:24, 05/04/2019

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolás Maduro....
01:36, 06/04/2019

Top Pentagon brass meet to discuss security crisis in Venezuela U.S. national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday morning to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela as the United States prepares for its next move....
17:00, 05/03/2019

EU foreign ministers talk Iran nuclear deal in Brussels EU backers of the Iran nuclear deal were to meet in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making a surprise stopover in Brus...
11:48, 05/13/2019

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With French, Turkish Foreign Ministers External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held telephonic conversations with his French and Turkish counterparts with a focus on enhancing the bilateral ties with the two countries....
04:36, 06/06/2019

First Meet Of Council Of Ministers Of New Government To Be Held Tomorrow The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said Tuesday....
15:12, 06/11/2019

How many Cuban troops are there in Venezuela? The U.S. says more than 20,000. Cuba says zero. The ambiguity notwithstanding, President Trump has threatened to impose a full embargo and high-level sanctions on Cuba over the alleged Cuban troop presence....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Reaches Kyrgyzstan For Defence Ministers' Meet Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held a bilateral meeting with her Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defence Ministers' Meet in....
09:40, 04/29/2019

PM Modi, Amit Shah Meet For 3 Hours On New Ministers Ahead Of Swearing-In Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah met for nearly three hours this evening, a day ahead of the new government's grand oath taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
18:12, 05/29/2019

Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela MACHURUCUTO, Venezuela (AP) — For all the heated talk coming from Washington about President Nicolás Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time when Cuban troops really did try to take control of V...
06:36, 05/17/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration card, due to shortages that it blamed partly on th...
08:36, 05/11/2019

Cavallini, David help Canada beat Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored three goals and Canada breezed to a 7-0 victory over Cuba on Sunday in the first game of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader at Bank ...
05:48, 06/24/2019

Cuba to widen food rationing as supply crisis bites Havana says it will extend the rationing of food and other products in the face of hardened US sanctions. The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is also partially to blame....
08:36, 05/11/2019

Cavallini, David scores 3 goals, Canada defeats Cuba 7-0 Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored three goals, and Canada breezed to a 7-0 win over Cuba on Sunday in the first game of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader at Bank of America Stadium.  ...
04:12, 06/24/2019

Cuba Rations Staple Foods and Soap in Face of Economic Crisis The commerce minister blamed the Trump administration’s hardening trade embargo, but economists give equal or greater blame to a plunge in aid from Venezuela....
10:48, 05/11/2019

Cuba faults Trump’s trade policy for causing its economic crisis Cuba is blaming President Trump for its latest economic crisis, but experts say Venezuela is just as great a cause, if not more. The Communist government in Havana released a long list of products it ...
14:36, 05/11/2019

Faced with economic and food shortage crisis, Cuba ramps up rationing In the midst of a growing economic and shortage crisis – in which Cubans are having to line up for hours to purchase basic food supplies in supermarkets – the Cuban government has introduced comprehen...
20:36, 05/13/2019

Trump threatens ‘complete embargo’ and ‘highest-level sanctions’ against Cuba over Venezuela U.S. officials alleged that Cuba is fomenting violence in Venezuela through its support of President Nicolás Maduro, and Pompeo said Russia talked Maduro out of giving up power....
00:48, 05/01/2019

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolv...
21:00, 06/07/2019

President Trump Threatens Cuba With Complete Embargo If Cuban Troops Continue Operations in Venezuela (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration declared quick and enthusiastic support Tuesday for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Madu...
00:36, 05/01/2019

Trump threatens Cuba with 'full and complete' embargo, 'highest-level sanctions,' citing Venezuela role As Venezuela plunged into a dramatic televised scene of chaos and violence on Tuesday, President Trump warned he would impose a "full and complete embargo" and sanctions on Cuba if its troops do not c...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela in crisis: What you need to know Venezuela is in crisis after an attempt overthrow corrupt dictator Nicolas Maduro. But is this just another proxy war between the U.S. and Russia?        ...
20:12, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Venezuela foreign minister minimizes uprising Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza says that the U.S. likely paid a guard to allow opposition activist Leopoldo López escape house arrest as part of an effort to President Nicolás Maduro...
17:12, 04/30/2019

Reach On Time, Hand-Hold New Ministers: PM Modi To Council Of Ministers Reach office on time and avoid working from home to set an example for others -- these were some of the instructions Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave to the council of ministers on Wednesday....
20:48, 06/12/2019

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
05:24, 06/03/2019

Donald Trump Becomes First Foreign Leader To Meet Japan's New Emperor Donald Trump on Monday became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan's newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito -- an honour Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes will help charm the US president when it comes...
05:24, 05/27/2019

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accordance with the humanitarian principles of neutrali...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Venezuela's UN ambassador: 'foreign powers' like Trump trying to destabilize legitimate government Samuel Moncada, who is the U.N. ambassador for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro’s government, is claiming foreign interventions are the reason for his country’s current destabilization....
01:00, 05/01/2019

Ilhan Omar blames US for Venezuela crisis Rep. Ilhan Omar blamed the US for the political turmoil in Venezuela, saying we “helped lead the devastation” through the use of sanctions. “A lot of the policies that we have put in place has k...
17:24, 05/02/2019

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned with Venezuela's political fate....
21:36, 05/26/2019

The Latest: EU-led group seeks to help end Venezuela crisis CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A mostly European group of nations is looking to send a high-level delegation to Caracas in the c...
22:12, 05/07/2019

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis Venezuelans have heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets but security forces are showing no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising...
10:24, 05/02/2019

Venezuela Crisis: Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embat...
17:24, 05/01/2019

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan ...
05:48, 06/03/2019

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime ̶...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Shanahan, Pompeo and Bolton meet on Venezuela Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team have met with the commander of U.S. Southern Command to discuss Venezuela....
20:48, 05/03/2019

Canada’s low unemployment rate boosts demand for temporary foreign workers The federal government says the volume of applications to hire temporary foreign workers is up almost 25 per cent over last year - partly because of Canada's low unemployment rates....
20:36, 06/04/2019

Venezuela foreign minister denies military coup underway, blames Washington Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Tuesday denied there was a military coup attempt underway to oust President Nicolas Maduro and accused opposition leader Juan Guaido of operating under or...
20:12, 04/30/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two side...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela’s crisis slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norway aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political crisis...
04:24, 06/08/2019

Venezuela’s political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries have urged restraint in Venezuela and called for new elections as a way to settle the crisis there, but there wasn’t a unified voice on whether to support or condemn the opposition’...
22:48, 04/30/2019

In Venezuela, criminals feel the pinch of an economic crisis In something of an unexpected silver lining to Venezuela’s all-consuming crisis, experts say armed assaults and killings in the country are plummeting....
07:48, 05/28/2019

Cubans grapple with food shortage due to Venezuela crisis In Cuba putting putting food on the table has become increasingly difficult, as Venezuela cuts back on oil shipments. Now that Cubans have access to the internet, they are raising their voices on soci...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American country, but there wasn't a unified voice immediat...
21:36, 04/30/2019

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
22:48, 05/16/2019

Venezuela's Guaido tells Canada PM he wants elections as soon as possible: Ottawa Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday and told him he was committed to holding free and fair elections as soon as possible, Trudeau's offi...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
15:00, 06/03/2019

The Latest: Diplomats meet in Sweden to discuss Venezuela The latest on the political turmoil in Venezuela (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Officials say that Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with interests in Venezuela amid stalled mediation effort...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Venezuela: Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway Norway's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the government and opposition delegates will hold talks in Oslo next week to carry forward the negotiation process. It will be their first face-to-fa...
13:36, 05/26/2019

Macron wants to meet Libya's Haftar to push ceasefire: French foreign minister President Emmanuel Macron wants to meet Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to push a ceasefire and resume peace talks, France's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Mexico’s Foreign Minister to Meet With Pence in Effort to Avoid Trump Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
15:24, 06/05/2019

Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors Canada is leaning on the United States to help settle a dispute with China, which has started to block imports of vital Canadian commodities amid a dispute over a detained Huawei executive....
18:00, 05/05/2019

Explainer: Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist Presiden...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Trump bashes 'disgraceful' Venezuela crisis at Florida rally At a rally in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Wednesday, President Trump addressed the political crisis in Venezuela calling the situation "disgraceful."...
06:00, 05/09/2019

A ‘staggering’ 4 million people have fled crisis-stricken Venezuela: UN Venezuela's imploding economy has brought widespread shortages of basic foods and medicines, while political hostilities have led to waves of fatal violence....
20:36, 06/07/2019

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
15:24, 05/01/2019

Special Report: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat - then vanished A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela. She still had time to change her mind....
15:12, 06/14/2019

Maduro's foes fill embassies in Venezuela as crisis deepens From the lush tropical garden of the Chilean ambassador's residence, Venezuelan opposition leader Freddy Guevara takes a much-anticipated call from a foreign diplomat and asks him to protect a fellow ...
19:36, 05/12/2019

Maduro’s foes fill embassies in Venezuela as crisis deepens Congressman Freddy Guevara is just one of several Venezuelan opposition leaders who have taken up residence at foreign diplomatic missions around Caracas to avoid arrest by forces loyal to President N...
18:48, 05/12/2019

UN human rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Norway says talks to resolve Venezuela crisis in "exploratory phase" Talks taking place in Oslo with representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition to resolve the country's political crisis are in an "exploratory phase," Norway's foreign ministry said on Frid...
18:00, 05/17/2019

EXPLAINER-Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist Presiden...
02:24, 05/02/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
01:12, 05/23/2019

Canada, Europe to choose when 737 MAX is safe as regulators meet In a potential challenge to U.S.-led efforts to build consensus on the Boeing Co 737 MAX flying again, Canada and Europe said on Wednesday they would bring back the grounded aircraft on their own term...
23:24, 05/22/2019

Canada temporarily closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocating for the restoration of democracy."...
05:36, 06/03/2019

Pence in Canada to talk to Trudeau about trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence touched down in Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North American trade agreement and the two countries' ...
19:12, 05/30/2019

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will make a official visit to Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with President Nicolas Maduro and his arch-foe National Assembly chief Juan Gu...
17:12, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Macron wants to meet Libya's Haftar to push ceasefire - French foreign minister President Emmanuel Macron wants to meet Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to push a ceasefire and resume peace talks, France's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
20:48, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors Canada is leaning on the United States to help settle a dispute with China, which has started to block imports of vital Canadian commodities amid a dispute over a detained Huawei executive....
21:00, 05/05/2019

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened a national meeting Tuesday that was expected to be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates were expected...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Bayer supervisory board to meet to discuss crisis: report The supervisory board of Bayer is planning an extraordinary meeting to discuss a crisis of confidence in its leadership after an investor rebuke at the German drugmaker's annual meeting, a magazine re...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" on a solution to the South American country's polit...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Russia says it is ready to play role in Venezuela crisis talks in Oslo Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday that Moscow was ready to play a role in talks between the Venezuelan government and opposition in Oslo if the participants felt it was useful....
11:36, 05/27/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nico...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s opposition debates new tactics as diplomats race to defuse crisis The European Union called on the Vatican and the United Nations to join talks to defuse tensions. Canada and other nations were seeking to enlist Cuba — one of Maduro’s closest allies — in finding a p...
05:36, 05/08/2019

Venezuela crisis: Maduro claims victory over 'deranged' coup attempt President blames Trump imperialists and ‘coup-mongering far right’ as rival Juan Guaidó calls for more protestsNicolás Maduro claimed his troops have thwarted a botched attempt to topple him mastermin...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to display military loyalty in political crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and key military figures made a show of unity in a television broadcast on Thursday, seeking to reject claims by the United States and the opposition that the armed...
18:12, 05/02/2019

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy operations, reviewing Maduro envoys Canada will suspend operations at its embassy in Venezuela immediately because its diplomats will no longer be able to obtain visas, the Canadian foreign minister said on Sunday....
04:24, 06/03/2019

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
21:12, 05/16/2019

Acting Pentagon chief Shanahan defends US intelligence gathering on the crisis in Venezuela "I don't feel like we have an intelligence gap. I think we have very good reporting," acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters....
23:48, 05/03/2019

Angelina Jolie warns: Venezuela crisis leading to 'statelessness' for thousands of children Venezuela’s political and economic crisis has increased the risk of “statelessness” for thousands of children born abroad, movie star Angelina Jolie warned Saturday during a trip to the region....
23:24, 06/08/2019

Amid Congress Leadership Crisis, Senior Leaders Meet Ahmed Patel Amid a leadership crisis in the Congress, senior leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Digvijaya Singh on Thursday met Treasurer Ahmed Patel separately at the party office....
13:48, 05/30/2019

Canada's Trudeau to meet Trump for talks on trade pact, detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on June 20 for talks on a new continental trade pact and two Canadians detained in China, Trudeau's office sa...
20:12, 06/13/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagre...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Art frenzy takes over Havana as biennial kicks off Cones of white paper sprout from the seasalt-eroded pillars of one colonial building along Havana's seafront, elaborately painted curtains cascade from another while out front children play with an in...
18:36, 04/28/2019

'A bigger blow than the 1956 Suez Crisis': Former top foreign office mandarin gives stark Brexit warning Britain will lose global influence to other nations unless it can shape a new role on the world stage after the Brexit fiasco, one of the country's most respected diplomatic figures warned today....
13:24, 05/07/2019

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana HAVANA (AP) — Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stopped by police. The march Saturd...
02:24, 05/12/2019

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to police Communist-run Cuba's cultural sector under a controversial new ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Sample classic Cuban cuisine on a food tour of Miami's Little Havana neighborhood The Cuban food in Miami's Little Havana is delicious, but choosing can be hard. That’s the beauty of taking a tour that lets you graze and sample.        ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
23:12, 05/21/2019

Canada Letter: Jason Kenney and the New Alliance on Canada’s Right Alberta’s incoming premier has already allied himself with four other Conservative provincial leaders against carbon taxes and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau....
01:12, 04/29/2019

Woe Canada could become Oh Canada at Hamilton Golf Club The second-round leaderboard at the Canadian Open on Friday had an unusual look, littered with local names at a championship that has not been kind to the home contingent in recent decades....
05:24, 06/08/2019

Ministers Decided. Who Will Be The Big 4? Suspense Builds As call-ups confirmed who will be minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government, speculation focused on the Big Four in the new cabinet - the Home Ministry, Finance Ministry, Defence......
15:00, 05/30/2019

New Ministers Including First-Timers: See List Here Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet will have at least six first-time ministers. The names emerged hours before PM Modi and his team of ministers will take oath after the BJP's resounding......
13:48, 05/30/2019

Austria's far-right ministers quit in unison: APA All the ministers from the far-right Freedom Party, the junior member of Austria's coalition government, have stepped down, news agency APA reported on Monday....
20:36, 05/20/2019

G20 energy ministers to collaborate to keep market stability Energy ministers from the Group of 20 major economies have shared concerns over attacks on tankers in the Gulf and will collaborate to maintain stability in the oil market, Japan's Industry Minister H...
17:36, 06/15/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmental protections....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Poland: Cabinet reshuffled after some ministers win EU seats WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s president has sworn in new members of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s Cabinet after several government ministers won mandates to the European Parliament....
12:24, 06/04/2019

51 Of 56 Union Ministers In New Central Government Are Crorepatis Out of the 56 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 51 are crorepatis, with Harsimrat Kaur Badal -- Shiromani Akali Dal lawmaker from Bathinda in Punjab -- being the.....
04:12, 06/01/2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas...
12:12, 06/22/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil’s environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is “wrecking” environmental protections...
02:24, 05/09/2019

Ministers agree UK must get Brexit law through by summer: PM's spokesman British ministers agreed on Tuesday to continue talks with the opposition Labour Party but underlined the government must get Brexit legislation passed before lawmakers go on their summer break, Prime...
17:00, 05/14/2019

"Madhya Pradesh Has 2.5 Chief Ministers": PM Modi's Jab At Congress Prime Minister Narendra Modi today alleged that Madhya Pradesh's Congress government was in a shambles, with more than one Chief Minister wielding power in the state. "In Madhya Pradesh, a certain......
19:00, 05/12/2019

Several Union Ministers Yet To Clear Dues On Official Bungalows: RTI Several Union ministers, including Vijay Goel, Prakash Javadekar, Nirmala Sitaraman and Sushma Swaraj, have not cleared dues on their official bungalows till February, the Housing and Urban Affairs......
12:36, 05/19/2019

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a scandal surrounding its leader, ...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Finland's new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland's proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party....
19:12, 06/05/2019

Finland’s new proposed coalition government names ministers HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party. F...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after ...
20:24, 05/20/2019

Russian and Egyptian ministers discuss closer ties MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian and Egyptian foreign and defense ministers have discussed ways to expand military and security ties between the two nations. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said durin...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Theresa May to hold talks with ministers in bid to stave off exit PM clinging on despite extreme pressure from her party to quit as soon as EU elections are overFollow all the latest updates – politics liveTheresa May is trying to slow her departure from No 10 by me...
16:12, 05/23/2019

Seven Former Congress Chief Ministers Lose Polls, Two Trailing As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins....
03:36, 05/24/2019

Israeli Prime Ministers’ Struggles With Corruption: A Timeline Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting new allegations of corruption. Here’s a timeline of his and his predecessors’ past run-ins with the law....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Iraqi official: Parliament approves 3 key Cabinet ministers BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s deputy parliament speaker says the legislature has approved three Cabinet ministers whose posts have been vacant since the formation of the government in October. Hassan al...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Uttar Pradesh Gets 10 Central Ministers In PM Modi's Second Term NDA's second term in office Thursday saw eastern Uttar Pradesh bagging the lion share of the ministerial berths with Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself leading the pack....
23:24, 05/30/2019

New Maharashtra Ministers Get Notice Over Plea Challenging Appointment The Bombay High Court on Monday issued notice to newly inducted Maharashtra ministers -- Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Jaydutt Kshirsagar and Avinash Mahatekar, seeking their response to a plea......
20:24, 06/24/2019

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
21:48, 05/30/2019

Bengal Ministers Take Oath In Lok Sabha, Cheered With "Jai Shri Ram" Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and Debashree Choudhury, who are from West Bengal, were greeted by fellow BJP lawmakers with "Jai Shri Ram" slogans when they were called to take oath as Lok Sabha......
15:12, 06/17/2019

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ejected from the ruling Liberal Party will make anno...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Modi Government First To Have Six Women Cabinet Ministers: Sushma Swaraj External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday that Modi government is the first government after Independence to have six women Cabinet Ministers with two of them as members of the Cabinet...
07:24, 05/16/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as e...
15:24, 06/05/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental prote...
22:00, 05/08/2019

In PM Modi's New Government, 22 Ministers Face Criminal Cases: Report Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday and are part of either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, 51 are crorepatis and 22 have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to election.....
23:24, 05/31/2019

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
02:24, 06/04/2019

2 Arrested For Posts Against Assam, Tripura Chief Ministers: 10 Points A member of the ruling BJP's social media cell in Assam was arrested yesterday for allegedly making communal remarks and insulting Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in posts on Facebook. Another......
07:48, 06/14/2019

Bungalows Of Devendra Fadnavis, 18 Ministers Owe Lakhs In Water Bills The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has declared Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' official residence - 'Varsha' bungalow - a defaulter with water bill dues running into lakhs...
16:00, 06/24/2019

Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89....
12:24, 05/16/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks i...
18:00, 06/16/2019

Farmer Tries To Commit Suicide At Event Attended By Maharashtra Ministers A 39-year-old farmer allegedly tried to commit suicide at an event in Buldhana district of Maharashtra where two state ministers were present, as he was upset over not getting a power connection,......
10:48, 06/16/2019

Ravi Shankar Prasad Among 4 Union Ministers Contesting In Bihar As many as four Union ministers are among the 157 candidates in Bihar whose electoral fortunes will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of general elections....
09:00, 05/18/2019

British Plastics Federation lobbied ministers to water down tax plan Exclusive: industry tried to thwart policy that would increase use of recycled plasticThe trade body for the plastics industry has held last-minute meetings with government officials as part of a lobb...
07:36, 05/10/2019

EU finance ministers urge Italy to respect debt pledges European Union finance ministers are urging Italy to respect its pledges to bring its blown-out deficit back into line with EU rules amid threats of possible legal action...
16:36, 06/13/2019

Asaduddin Owaisi Slams BJP Over Ministers' Support For Kathua Convicts All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party should answer why its ministers in the previous Jammu and Kashmir government attended a......
18:12, 06/10/2019

Salman Khan Congratulates PM Modi On "Splendid" Team Of Ministers Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath along with his ministers in a grand ceremony, actor Salman Khan on Sunday congratulated him for choosing a "splendid" team of ministers and wished......
01:00, 06/03/2019

Reply To Issues Raised During Zero Hour: Venkaiah Naidu To Ministers Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu today asked the concerned ministers to reply to members on issues raised by them during Zero as well as through special mentions within 30 days....
20:24, 06/24/2019

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
00:00, 05/31/2019

Kamal Nath Asks Ministers To Look After MLAs To Prevent Poaching Days after the Lok Sabha poll results, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has moved swiftly to keep his flock of Congress MLAs together to thwart any poaching attempt by a resurgent BJP....
05:36, 05/28/2019

Be Punctual, Avoid Work-From-Home, PM Modi Tells His Ministers Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a list of dos and don'ts at the first meeting of his council of ministers on Wednesday. Ministers should be punctual, regular and avoid working from home, he asserted,...
07:48, 06/13/2019

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
19:48, 06/08/2019

Home Minister Amit Shah Chairs Meeting of Top Ministers Home Minister Amit Shah today presided over a meeting of top ministers including Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Karnataka Chief Minister Expands Cabinet By Inducting 2 Ministers Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today expanded his cabinet by inducting two Independent MLAs into the ministry in an apparent move to give stability to his 13-month-old wobbly government....
12:48, 06/14/2019

Ex-ministers who quit Trudeau government will run as independents in Canadian election Two former ministers who quit Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government this year over his handling of a scandal said on Monday they would run as independents in an election this October....
23:36, 05/27/2019

Ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion Government backs only voluntary measures for clothing industry despite rising environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fas...
08:48, 06/18/2019

British PM, ministers agree Brexit deal must be ratified by summer break The British government agreed on Tuesday it was "imperative" to ratify Britain's exit from the European Union before the summer break, setting out the clearest deadline so far for the embattled plan a...
22:00, 05/14/2019

List Of Ministers Who Took Oath With Prime Minister Narendra Modi Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the oath of office, along with his Council of Ministers, at the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
18:12, 05/30/2019

Cabinet ministers split over customs union Brexit deal with Labour Sceptics say it would not command majority among MPs or survive backbench changesFollow all the latest political news on our live blogCabinet ministers are bitterly divided over whether Brexit talks w...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Estonian Ministers’ Gesture Raises Fears of Support for White Supremacy Mart and Martin Helme, a father and son who were elected to Parliament for a far-right party, used a hand signal that many interpreted as a white power symbol....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organization, resolving a dispu...
14:48, 05/17/2019

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 12.35pm BST Speaking of Boris Johnson, news just in: he will face his riv...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Most Ministers Wear White Kurta-Pyjama, Waistcoat At Swearing-In Ceremony Traditional Indian wear and use of Hindi language for oath-taking were the overriding themes at the glittering swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union ministers of the new NDA.....
09:36, 05/31/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Holds Pre-Budget Meeting With State Finance Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman had earlier reviewed the state of the economy and discussed various budget-related suggestions and proposals at a meeting with financial sector regulators....
10:36, 06/21/2019

Arab ministers to discuss financial support for Palestinian Authority: agency Arab finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss helping the Palestinian Authority cope with a deepening cash crunch amid a persistent dispute with Israel over payme...
00:48, 06/23/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz to face no-confidence vote as far-right ministers quit Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will face a no-confidence vote in the wake of an undercover video scandal that has blown apart his coalition with a far-right party....
17:12, 05/21/2019

Rajnath Singh Meets Ministers After Late Inclusion In Cabinet Panels Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was seen to be making a point on Friday as he held an informal meeting of ministers, just a day after he was belatedly added to the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary......
21:24, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-British ministers say the City of London will survive in a post-Brexit world Britain’s vast finance industry will emerge largely unscathed from Brexit and retain its position as one of the world’s top financial centres, ministers in Prime Minister Theresa May's government said...
15:48, 05/20/2019

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, their foreign ministers said on Wednesday....
14:12, 06/19/2019

Tamil-Speaking Ministers Join Firefight As Anti-Hindi Uproar Swells Hindi will not be thrust upon any state, the government said on Sunday, stepping up its damage control amid a controversy over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, which is seen by...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Naveen Patnaik Tells Ministers To Submit Monthly Report Cards Of Work Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has told his ministers to submit monthly report cards on steps taken by their departments for implementing the ruling Biju Janata Dal's election manifesto, an......
08:12, 06/05/2019

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet China’s central bank governor in the first meeting of senior officials from the countries since trade talks broke down....
12:48, 06/07/2019

Can Americans still go to Cuba? Yes, but it's more difficult The Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba have made it harder, but far from impossible, for Americans to visit the island nation....
00:12, 06/06/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. through the years Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged June 13 with "forcible touching" involving an accusation he groped a woman in a bar. The actor through the years.        ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Cuba travel restrictions: What you need to know Travel to Cuba got more difficult -- and more confusing -- this week for Americans and travelers under US jurisdiction. Here's what we know about the most significant traveler impacts of the new Trump...
02:36, 06/07/2019

Manmohan Singh Meets Congress Chief Ministers Ahead Of NITI Aayog Meeting Four Congress chief ministers and Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy met former prime minister Manmohan Singh this morning to discuss issues of their respective states, especially those related to farmers and...
12:12, 06/15/2019

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion....
19:24, 06/19/2019

Martinique thrash Cuba 3-0 at Gold Cup Martinique kept their hopes of advancing to the knockout stage of the Gold Cup alive while eliminating Cuba with an emphatic 3-0 win in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday....
06:00, 06/20/2019

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Americans to Travel to Cuba. Here’s What to Know Traveling to Cuba just got tougher for Americans. The U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce announced new restrictions Tuesday that include travel bans for cruise ships and group tours from the U....
23:48, 06/05/2019

U.S. further tightens travel restrictions for Cuba The United States further tightened travel restrictions to Cuba on Tuesday by limiting some group travel to the island nation along with travel by private vessels like cruise ships, the Treasury Depar...
20:36, 06/04/2019

US tightens Cuba travel restrictions The US is no longer allowing people-to-people educational travel to Cuba. The Trump administration says that the Caribbean country has a "destabilizing role" in the region....
18:48, 06/04/2019

EU says will respond to controversial US move on Cuba The EU says a move by the US to fully implement the Helms-Burton Act on Cuba violates international law. European companies could be affected by lawsuits resulting from Washington's decision....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Cuba cancels Conga Against Homophobia parade HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government has cancelled a parade widely seen as a sign of progress on gay rights. The state-run Center for Sex Education run by Mariela Castro, the daughter of Communist Party...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. surrenders while denying allegations NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr.’s lawyer said Thursday security video will exonerate the actor from allegations he groped a woman at a New York City night spot. Video from Magic Hour Rooftop Ba...
22:36, 06/13/2019

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Madur...
16:24, 06/05/2019

Cuba tries to revive its once-great railway network HAVANA (AP) — Cuba’s railway system is undergoing a major overhaul, with the government pushing a program to revamp the decrepit and aging network with new cars and locomotives in the hope of re...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Cuba cruise ship ban unsettles travelers US cruise ships will no longer be allowed to travel to Cuba, according to the Trump administration. The announcement has confused and unsettled travelers....
15:36, 06/05/2019

Scientific cooperation between US, Cuba declines under Trump NEW YORK — The degradation of relations between the US and Cuba under President Donald Trump has begun to cut into scientific and medical cooperation on issues ranging from treatment of infectious dis...
01:36, 05/30/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. led by police in handcuffs Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was led by police in handcuffs Thursday. He was arrested an charged with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a New York City night spot. (June 13) ...
03:36, 06/14/2019

A wonderful week of adventures in captivating Cuba “Why Cuba?” more than one friend asked when we told them about the trip we were planning. Why, indeed. Americans of my generation (I’m now 70) grew up on black-and-white TV images of a fierce Fi...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, vivacious conga. Since it was launched in 2007, it ...
09:48, 05/12/2019

Cuba travel ban goes into effect: 800,000 cruise passengers impacted As of Wednesday, cruise ships and private vessels can no longer visit Cuba, the Commerce Department said. But what if you've already booked a cruise?        ...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's...
22:24, 06/12/2019

New US policy on seized property in Cuba threatens EU ties Trump administration changes to the Helms-Burton Act have come into force, allowing for lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba. The move has set the White House on a collision course with European all...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Arrested and Charged With Groping Woman at an NYC Bar Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing up to a year in jail if he’s convicted of forcibly touching a woman, a charge for which he was arrested Thursday after turning himself in to police in New York....
08:24, 06/14/2019

Carnival to stop sailing to Cuba after new travel restrictions Carnival Corp said on Wednesday its cruises will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island....
16:00, 06/05/2019

Antuna has hat trick, Mexico routs Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Uriel Antuna had a hat trick, Raúl Jiménez scored twice and top-seeded Mexico cruised to a 7-0 rout over Cuba on the opening day of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Saturday night at t...
06:12, 06/16/2019

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island....
16:24, 06/07/2019

Cuba forces dissidents into exile, advocacy group says Cuba's state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organization said on Wednesday....
10:48, 06/19/2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks, router imports Thousands of Cubans who built their own data networks at home can now apply for a license, but control over the internet itself stays under state control. Cuba has been one of the least-connected plac...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Trump administration puts new restrictions on Cuba travel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing major new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on many forms of educational and recreational travel. A Treasur...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Passengers rerouted amid Cuba travel restrictions Cruise passengers were disappointed Tuesday, that their cruise on the Majesty of the Seas scheduled to go to Cuba had been re-routed due to new travel restrictions by the Trump administration. (June 5...
02:48, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Cuba Gooding Jr. Charged With Groping Woman NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Cuba Gooding Jr.’s arrest (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Police say Cuba Gooding Jr. has been arrested and charged with forcible touching after a woman accused the ac...
22:36, 06/13/2019

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
00:24, 06/14/2019

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by th...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks in bid to boost connectivity Cuba announced on Wednesday it would legalize private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet and connect computers, as well as allow imports of equipment like routers in another step toward expanding c...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Cuba bets on tourism as Trump restrictions take hold As most of Cuba’s economy stagnates or declines, the country has launched a full-scale effort to turn virtually the only bright spot — tourism — into an engine that can drag the rest of the communist ...
20:36, 05/17/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for allegedly groping a woman’s breast at a New York City rooftop bar, the Manhattan district attorney’s offi...
05:24, 06/14/2019

Cuba cancels annual ‘Conga Against Homophobia’ parade Cuban activists denounced the government’s decision to cancel this year’s gay rights parade, with some speculating the decision was made due to rising political hostility from the Trump administration...
04:36, 05/09/2019

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
09:24, 06/10/2019

Man accused of killing his child's mother, fleeing to Cuba An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana ...
01:24, 06/04/2019

US imposes new Cuba travel restrictions including ban on cruises Trump administration says ‘group educational travel’ and cruise ships will no longer be ways for US citizens to visit CubaThe Trump administration has imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba ...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Cuba restrictions hit cruise lines at the start of summer MIAMI (AP) — The Trump administration’s new restrictions on travel to Cuba will hit hardest at the cruise industry by taking away an increasingly popular destination at the start of the summer v...
21:24, 06/05/2019

How Trump's Cruise Ship Ban Will Affect Travel to Cuba Starting today, traveling to Cuba just became more difficult. In an effort to “channel away” economic activity that benefits the Cuban military, intelligence, and security services, recreational trave...
16:36, 06/05/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. charged in Manhattan groping incident Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged on Thursday with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar last weekend, New York City police said....
21:48, 06/13/2019

Trump Administration Imposes Cuba Travel Limits Americans will be barred from taking cruise ships to Cuba under tighter travel restrictions the Trump administration rolled out Tuesday, as it raises pressure on Havana to stop supporting Venezuela’s ...
16:12, 06/05/2019

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the ...
20:00, 06/01/2019

Expedia Fined by US for Providing Travel Services to Cuba Expedia has agreed to pay a $325,406 fine to the US government for an alleged violation of the economic sanctions on Cuba, the Treasury Department has said....
17:12, 06/14/2019

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economic crisis in years....
11:36, 06/24/2019

Exxon Mobil sues Cuba over property expropriated in 1960 Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday sued Cuban state-owned Cuba-Petroleo and the CIMEX corporation in U.S. federal court over a refinery, gasoline stations and other assets seized in 196O after Fidel Castro’s ...
00:24, 05/04/2019

Cuba Ration Lines Grow Tense as Economy Flails Cuba, under economic pressure from U.S. sanctions and Venezuela’s collapse, is experiencing ration lines that recall the grim post-Soviet “special period” of the 1990s. But Cuba’s police state is inta...
14:12, 06/21/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Sexually Assaulting Claudia Oshry Cuba Gooding Jr. is denying Claudia Oshry's claims of sexual assault. Just days after the 51-year-old actor was accused of grabbing a woman's breasts at a club in New York--an......
22:24, 06/17/2019

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Vene...
01:48, 06/05/2019

Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights activists were planning an unprecedented independent ...
22:48, 05/11/2019

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
00:24, 06/14/2019

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure the island's Communist government to reform and end ...
21:24, 06/04/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC News Film actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Good...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year due to crew errors Cuba's Institute of Civil Aeronautics said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havna that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable c...
23:24, 05/16/2019

U.S. sanctions put telecoms firms off Cuba, internet task force says U.S. sanctions on Cuba are deterring American firms from exploring its telecommunications sector even as Washington seeks to expand internet access on the Communist-run island, according to the final ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Groping Allegation But Turns Himself In to NYPD Cuba Gooding Jr. is turning himself in in connection with a charge he says he did not commit. The 51-year-old Oscar winner walked into the Special Victims Unit in Manhattan on Thursday......
22:24, 06/13/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Turn Himself in to NYPD for Allegedly Groping a Woman at a Bar Cuba Gooding Jr., best remembered of late for portraying and partying like O.J. Simpson, will surrender to the NYPD on Thursday, following allegations that he groped a woman over the weekend....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Ju...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Cuba's first 'sex shop' tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the......
15:24, 06/25/2019

Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work A restoration center to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway opened in Cuba on Saturday, highlighting an area of cooperation with the United States even as bilateral ties between the old Cold War foe...
18:36, 04/28/2019

| Cuba's overseas medical brigade a repressive sham, ex-staffers say A great source of pride for communist Cuba is a medical corps that has fanned out across the globe for decades to help people in troubled or poor countries....
15:12, 06/10/2019

Here's the Cuba Gooding Jr video: Does it show him groping accuser? Does surveillance video show Cuba Gooding Jr groping a woman in a NY bar? Or does it show her stalking him and his girlfriend?        ...
02:00, 06/15/2019

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authori...
09:24, 06/04/2019

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return to after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
05:00, 06/10/2019

Cuba Plans to Ration Sales of Basic Food Items Cuba will ration sales of basic goods, officials said, as tighter U.S. sanctions and the economic implosion of key ally Venezuela puts further pressure on the Communist regime to import food staples....
01:36, 05/13/2019

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration's new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their bus...
20:48, 06/05/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr investigated by NY cops for allegedly groping woman in bar Did Cuba Gooding Jr get drunk and grope a woman's breast in a New York club? The NYPD is looking into it.        ...
22:24, 06/10/2019

Cuba says crew error responsible for 2018 plane crash HAVANA (AP) — Two days before the anniversary of Cuba’s worst civil aviation accident, authorities have released a statement blaming the deceased crew for miscalculating the weight and balance o...
01:24, 05/17/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr charged with forcible touching after incident in New York NYPD charges actor following allegations that he groped a woman at a Manhattan nightclub on SundayActor Cuba Gooding Jr turned himself in to police on Thursday amid allegations that he groped a woman ...
23:12, 06/13/2019

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shorta...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.’s accuser has a ‘troubled mentality,’ defense claims The woman who says she was groped by Cuba Gooding Jr. has “certain mental characteristics” that make her likely to falsely accuse someone famous, court papers filed on behalf of the Oscar-winning acto...
14:00, 06/24/2019

Cuba Blames Plane Crew for Deadly 2018 Crash An investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 near Havana a year ago suggests that crew errors were the cause. All but one of the 113 people aboard were killed....
03:00, 05/17/2019

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
00:48, 06/21/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. to surrender to police after alleged groping incident NBC News reports today that Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. plans to surrender himself to New York police this week, after being accused of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar. Per USA Today, Good...
01:36, 06/13/2019

Companies in Cuba Face Legal Risks as U.S. Changes Stance on Seized Property The Trump administration’s decision to implement a long-suspended provision of a 23-year-old federal law is expected to pose legal quandaries for companies operating in Cuba....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Cuba's long forgotten Jewish cemetery, Holocaust monument getting restored The oldest Jewish cemetery in Cuba is beginning to be rehabilitated as marble grave covers are broken with plants growing through cracks and much of the Jewish population driven away from the island....
02:12, 06/26/2019

In Cuba, Carnival Cruise Ships Have Been Using Stolen Ports, Original Owners Say On the first day that Americans could file such suits, two claimants went to court in Miami seeking compensation for the use of docks they owned before the revolution....
00:48, 05/03/2019

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organ...
01:24, 06/05/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Accused of Grabbing Woman's Breasts in New York Club Cuba Gooding Jr. has been accused of inappropriately touching a woman at a club in New York. A New York Police Department source tells E! News the 51-year-old actor is being sought on the......
20:36, 06/10/2019

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made t...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
22:36, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 5-Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Vene...
01:48, 06/05/2019

Antuna hat trick helps Mexico to Cuba rout in Gold Cup opener Uriel Antuna scored a hat-trick as Mexico got their Gold Cup campaign off to a dominant start with a 7-0 rout of Cuba in their opener at the Rose Bowl on Saturday....
10:48, 06/16/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. accused of groping by a second woman as he prepares to turn himself in to NYPD A second woman has accused actor Cuba Gooding Jr. of inappropriately touching her as he is expected to surrender to the New York Police Department to face charges for allegedly groping a different wom...
20:24, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that...
00:36, 05/17/2019

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business o...
02:36, 06/06/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. expected to talk to NYPD in alleged groping incident Cuba Gooding Jr. is expected to turn himself in to the NYPD for questioning in an alleged groping incident in the next few hours, a law enforcement source tells CNN....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr says he didn't grope woman in bar, will turn himself in to NYPD Cuba Gooding Jr. is to turn himself in to NYPD to face a possible groping charge, but he denies anything inappropriate happened at a midtown bar.        ...
19:24, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors An investigation into the crash a year ago in Havana of a Boeing 737 jet that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew who died in the crash,...
03:36, 05/17/2019

Trump, Seeking to Put Pressure on Maduro, Threatens a Full Embargo on Cuba Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, said in an interview with CNN that Mr. Maduro had planned to flee to Cuba Monday morning, but was urged by the Russian government to stay....
03:12, 05/01/2019

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela...
08:48, 05/11/2019

Cuba travel ban: Private businesses already suffering days after rule change Three days after President Donald Trump banned cruise ships and private vessels from visiting Cuba, the impact could already be felt.       ...
19:36, 06/13/2019

Carnival cuts 2019 profit on Cuba travel ban, higher expenses Carnival cut its profit forecast for the year on Thursday due to the Trump administration's sudden ban on cruises to Cuba and higher expenses related itinerary changes for one of its ships....
18:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries abou...
00:36, 06/06/2019

U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba; travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries abou...
23:24, 06/05/2019

Cuba is driving dissidents off island with threats of violence and jail, report finds Thirty-five activists, journalists and artists have been forced to leave the island in two years, human rights group saysCuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt ...
21:24, 06/19/2019

Carnival Lowers Profit Forecast on Cuba Travel Ban, Slower Europe Demand The world’s biggest cruise operator, Carnival, cut its full-year earnings outlook, citing a hit from voyage cancellations, the abrupt Cuba travel ban and weakening demand in Europe....
07:24, 06/21/2019

Cuba's Internet Restrictions Continue to Crumble as It Legalizes Private Wifi and Imported Routers If you want to get online in Cuba, you currently have to go to a government-sanctioned hotspot, build your own illicit hotspot using illegal routers, or create a hotspot with an expensive 3G connectio...
22:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries abou...
01:12, 06/06/2019

Illegal immigrant accused of murdering friend on video was supposed to be deported but Cuba refused him An illegal immigrant accused of murder is stuck on U.S. soil after officials in his home country refuse to accept his deportation because of his criminal history. ...
21:36, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba; travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries abou...
23:24, 06/05/2019

Carnival Cruise Lines faces lawsuit over use of Cuba port allegedly stolen by Castro regime Carnival Cruise Lines is using port facilities that were stolen when Cuban dictator Fidel Castro took power, a pair of Cuban Americans alleged Thursday in historic lawsuits....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips....
16:24, 06/04/2019

Local election losses branded 'punishment' for Tory response to Brexit as senior ministers urge party unity A Cabinet minister has branded crushing local election losses a "punishment" for the Tory's response to Brexit as senior ministers called for unity within the party....
18:00, 05/04/2019

US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting Cuba; cruise lines scrutinizing rules The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr 'frisky but not inappropriate' says lawyer, as star denies groping woman in nightclub Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman in a New York nightclub as his lawyer said the Oscar winner is "frisky but not inappropriate"....
17:48, 06/14/2019

Foreign workers kidnapped from Nigeria oil rig A Canadian and a Scottish oil worker were kidnapped by armed men off a rig in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta over the weekend, a military spokesperson told CNN on Monday....
19:48, 04/30/2019

Foreign VPN providers could come under fire after Huawei US ban VPNs could be the next major area for political investigations, according to new reprots.A letter obtained by online security outlet, Cyberscoop, highlights the concerns of a senior US Department of H...
10:12, 05/29/2019

Lobbyist Fuks Over Foreign Developer Imagine paying $200,000 to attend President Trump’s 2017 inauguration. Now imagine paying that money and not even being allowed to attend. You’d be pretty pissed!...
07:12, 06/19/2019

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
16:00, 05/22/2019

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 ...
20:48, 05/26/2019

Vote Against Palestinian NGO Not Against Their Cause: Foreign Ministry India's vote in the UN's ECOSOC against a Palestinian NGO should not in any way be construed as a vote against the Palestinian cause, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday....
22:36, 06/20/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyer seeks dismissal of charge, says accuser has 'troubled mentality' The actor seeks dismissal of groping charge at hearing Wednesday, says accuser's blog posts show "troubled mentality" that explain "false" allegation.        ...
22:00, 06/24/2019

UK foreign minister condemns Sudan sit-in dispersal The United Kingdom's foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, condemned on Monday the violent dispersal of a sit-in protest outside the Sudanese Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
17:36, 06/03/2019

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisa...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Use Up Foreign Currency by Paying Down Your Hotel Bill On a recent trip to Mexico, just as I was about to check out of my hotel and head to the airport, I realized that I had about 1,000 extra pesos in cash....
18:12, 05/21/2019

Trump reverses course, says 'of course' he would report foreign interference U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enforcement, telling Fox News in an interview he would, ...
16:48, 06/14/2019

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 bln in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the ful...
15:48, 06/19/2019

| US will sanction Iran foreign minister: official The United States will blacklist Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and block "billions" more in Iranian assets as part of expanded sanctions, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said....
16:12, 06/25/2019

Switzerland becomes No. 1 donor of foreign aid to North Korea Switzerland is emerging as the No. 1 donor of humanitarian assistance to North Korea as concerns grow over the deteriorating food situation in the isolated country....
20:12, 05/22/2019

NYC mayor: Trump’s openness to foreign help ‘treasonous’ NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says President Donald Trump’s stated willingness to accept a foreign power’s help in his 2020 campa...
17:24, 06/14/2019

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

Use Your Leftover Foreign Currency at McDonald's on Thursday If you’ve got a spare euro, yen or rupee hanging around from your last international trip, tomorrow, June 6th is your chance to cash it in for some grade-A American fast food....
23:48, 06/05/2019

Trump not joking about foreign help in elections: Hicks Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks told U.S. lawmakers that U.S. President Donald Trump was not joking about his readiness to accept derogatory information on political opponents fr...
03:24, 06/21/2019

US official says foreign election hacking is ‘inevitable’ WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says the hacking of U.S. election systems is “inevitable” and the real question is how the country responds. Adam Hickey, a senior national ...
21:48, 05/22/2019

China says foreign firms welcome to participate in 5G market China's industry ministry said on Thursday that it will continue to welcome foreign enterprises to actively participate in the country's 5G market after it granted licences to four domestic companies....
06:36, 06/06/2019

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed that far too often, Germans turn a blind eye to rig...
04:24, 06/22/2019

Top Court Wants Ex-Bureaucrats With Law Experience For Foreign Tribunals The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Assam government to include retired bureaucrats, not below the rank of secretary and additional secretary and having judicial experience, for appointment as......
16:24, 05/30/2019

Senators remark on Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign. (June 13)        ...
21:24, 06/13/2019

What are emoluments and is Trump taking them from foreign powers? When Benjamin Franklin, the first US ambassador to France, was given a diamond-encrusted snuff box by the King, he followed the rules against "emoluments" to officials by foreign states and asked Cong...
13:24, 05/03/2019

Iran’s foreign minister says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ TOKYO (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal but that the escalating U.S. sanctions are “unacceptable.” The remarks come amid r...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Two foreign workers kidnapped from oil rig in Nigeria's Delta Gunman kidnapped two foreign workers from an oil rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, the military said - the second abduction there in less than a week....
20:36, 04/28/2019

Foreign Pressure on Myanmar Prompted Journalists' Release Myanmar’s concern that its global standing was being tarnished prompted the government to release two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists from prison, officials said Tuesday, following an international...
08:24, 05/08/2019

Under Fire, Trump Says He Would ‘Absolutely’ Report Foreign Campaign Help The president appeared to backtrack on comments earlier in the week when he said he would not necessarily call the F.B.I. if Russia or another hostile power offered damaging information about a rival....
15:36, 06/14/2019

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU was willing to renegotiate the Brexit...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Trump administration reviewing foreign money to US colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money...
00:36, 06/14/2019

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' ...
06:24, 06/14/2019

UK foreign secretary cites wide persecution of Christians LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary has warned that governments in many parts of the world have failed to take action to slow the persecution of Christians. Jeremy Hunt said on an official...
12:24, 05/03/2019

China says list of ‘unreliable’ foreign firms coming soon BEIJING (AP) — China’s Commerce Ministry says it will release a list of “unreliable” foreign companies in the near future. The Chinese commerce ministry spokesman did not give a spec...
11:00, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Russia opposes any foreign intervention in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A top Russian diplomat says Moscow opposes “any foreign intervention” in Sudan, where more than a h...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Why foreign buyers invest in US residential real estate Chris Marlin of Lennar International says foreign buyers of U.S. property have been a "fair mixture" of seeking yield and self-use in the past few years. He also weighs in on the impact of the U.S.-Ch...
07:36, 06/11/2019

Finland's Greens name Haavisto as foreign minister in new government Finland's Greens, fresh from their best ever election result in April and part of the incoming governing coalition, named party chief Pekka Haavisto as the next foreign minister on Tuesday....
01:48, 06/05/2019

Republicans flee from Trump's foreign interference remarks Senate Republicans are moving swiftly to distance themselves from President Donald Trump’s willingness to use foreign opposition research against his political opponents, with several senators up for ...
18:12, 06/13/2019

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy India has usually adopted a "non-aligned" foreign policy, but since Prime Minister Modi came to power in 2014, New Delhi has shown more assertiveness in international relations, particularly in its de...
18:36, 05/06/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
02:36, 05/12/2019

Senators remark on Donald Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign. (June 13)        ...
22:24, 06/13/2019

Will Consider Accepting Dirt On Opponents From Foreign Governments: Trump President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would consider accepting damaging information about one of his 2020 political opponents from a foreign government, despite the concerns raised by the......
05:24, 06/13/2019

Trump Says Would Take Foreign Info On 2020 Presidential Opponent President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would be willing to accept information from a foreign country on his opponent in the 2020 election race, after years of denying Moscow helped him win......
14:36, 06/13/2019

UAE says Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif's credibility 'diminishing' Iranian Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's credibility is "diminishing", UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said in a tweet on Friday....
13:00, 06/14/2019

Trump says he’d ‘take’ dirt on 2020 opponent from foreign powers President Trump says he’d be willing to accept damaging information about his 2020 opponents, should a foreign power such as Russia or China offer it — and he wouldn’t feel obligated...
04:36, 06/13/2019

Trump says he’d ‘want to hear’ foreign dirt on 2020 rivals WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if a foreign power were offering dirt on his 2020 opponent, he’d be open to accepting it and would have no obligation to call in the FBI. Speaking t...
03:12, 06/13/2019

Trump administration expected to add 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the U.S. It could benefit oyster shucking companies, fisheries, loggers and seasonal hotels, including Trump's own Mar-a-Lago club.        ...
03:12, 05/07/2019

How John Bolton Became Trump’s Attack Dog on Foreign Policy The tip came in from Israeli intelligence: Iran was preparing to attack U.S. or allied forces in Iraq and Syria. U.S. military commanders’ responded by rushing a flotilla of American warships an...
12:48, 05/07/2019

Foreign buyers snap up Sicilian homes at €1 auction Houses sell for €1,000 to €25,000 in Sambuca strategy to entice new familiesThe Sicilian town that put its empty houses up for sale for €1 each to try to reverse its decline, has sold 16 of them to fo...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Indonesia sinks 51 foreign boats to fight against poaching JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have resumed their tough stance against illegal fishing in the country’s water by sinking 51 foreign ships. Maritime and Fisheries Minister Susi ...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Foreign Minister Jaishankar Was Among World's Best Diplomats: US Experts Some of the former top US diplomats and foreign policy experts have praised the appointment of S Jaishankar as the new External Affairs Minister and have exuded confidence that US-India strategic ties...
12:24, 06/08/2019

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip through the living rooms of the Islamic Republic....
12:36, 06/07/2019

Trump Faces Growing Foreign Policy Tests President Trump’s “America First” foreign policy is being challenged on four fronts at once, creating an extraordinary test of the White House’s ability to manage multiple crises and deliver on its am...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Twitter deletes accounts linked to foreign governments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it has deleted nearly 4,800 suspect accounts linked to Iran that the company says secretly pushed that government’s agenda. Twitter is adding those accounts and...
17:24, 06/13/2019

PM Modi Arrives In Maldives For First Foreign Visit After Re-Election Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Maldives today for his first foreign visit after being re-elected. The visit is aimed at strengthening ties between the two nations....
17:00, 06/08/2019

Iran foreign minister in India for talks after U.S. sanctions Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will hold talks with his counterpart in the Indian capital on Tuesday after New Delhi stopped purchases of Iranian oil this month in the wake of renewed U.S. sancti...
09:36, 05/14/2019

A foreign mafia has come to Italy and further polarized the migration debate The Nigerian mafia has built Italy into a European hub, smuggling cocaine from South America, heroin from Asia, and trafficking women by the tens of thousands....
01:36, 06/26/2019

Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with U.S.: foreign ministry Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program was p...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their c...
02:12, 06/20/2019

Polish foreign minister accuses EU of double standard Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz came to Berlin to defend the Law and Justice government's restructuring of the judiciary. He accused Germany of having "politicized" state prosecutors....
21:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the ful...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Japan to add IT, telecom sectors to foreign ownership restriction Japan's government said on Monday it will add from August the information-technology and telecommunication sectors to a list of industries for which restrictions on foreign ownership of Japanese firms...
06:24, 05/27/2019

Trump burnishes foreign policy at election rally Kicking off his 2020 presidential re-election campaign, President Donald Trump ran through a litany of foreign policy achievements from his first two years in office. (June 19)    ...
12:24, 06/19/2019

Swiss need more time to clinch EU treaty: foreign minister Switzerland's political system of painstaking consensus-building requires more time to strike a deal with the European Union on a new treaty, Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said, suggesting no quick ...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this w...
21:12, 06/18/2019

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-China trade war does not end up in the hands of fore...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Big Banks Fined by EU for Foreign-Exchange Market Misconduct Five global banks were fined a total of $1.2 billion for manipulating the foreign-currency market by exchanging sensitive information and trading plans through online chat rooms to gain financially....
18:36, 05/16/2019

Southeast Asia should ban foreign trash imports: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in B...
13:24, 06/18/2019

Pak Foreign Minister Briefs US Counterpart On Action Taken Against Terror Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi today briefed his American counterpart Mike Pompeo about the steps taken by Islamabad to address the concerns raised by the Financial Action Task Force.....
12:12, 06/18/2019

EU fines five banks $1.2 billion for foreign exchange rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign ...
13:36, 05/16/2019

EU fines banks over $1 billion over foreign exchange cartel BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union regulators have fined five banks a total of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) for allegedly colluding in the trade of large sums of foreign currency. The EU Commi...
12:24, 05/16/2019

'Negotiations over tariffs have started': Mexico's foreign minister Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he had started negotiating with officials in Washington after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports of Mexica...
23:12, 05/31/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Production at the oilfield was not affected by the evacuation and work is continuing normally, overseen by Iraqi engineers, state-owned South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar said, adding that pro...
15:48, 05/18/2019

No Official Communication From US On H-1B Visa Issue: Foreign Ministry The centre is engaged with the US Congress on H-1B work visas but has not heard anything official from Washington on capping such permits for Indians, the foreign ministry said on Thursday....
15:36, 06/20/2019

ExxonMobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Oil firm’s decision comes as regional fears grow of potential US-Iran conflictThe US oil company ExxonMobil has reportedly evacuated all of its foreign staff from an oilfield west of Basra, in Iraq, a...
20:12, 05/18/2019

Iran foreign minister accuses U.S.'s Bolton of plotting for war Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday....
22:24, 06/25/2019

Rex Tillerson Met With the House Foreign Affairs Committee All Day and We Have No Idea Why Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson spent seven hours meeting with the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday, and no one has any idea why, according to the Washington Post. The session happen...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African ra...
19:00, 06/25/2019

UK foreign minister Hunt says cannot envisage joining U.S.-led war with Iran Britain does not expect the United States to request that the United Kingdom joins a war with Iran and London would be unlikely to agree to join such a conflict, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

China will not allow G20 to discuss Hong Kong, says foreign minister Foreign powers have no right to interfere in ‘internal affair’, says Zhang Jun, as Beijing also calls for trade compromise China has said it will not allow the G20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong iss...
18:36, 06/24/2019

Foreign Ministry Proposes Manufacture Of E-Passports On Priority External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Monday said his ministry has proposed manufacture of e-passports on priority so that the travel document with advanced security features can be rolled out in the...
16:00, 06/24/2019

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week’s emergency Arab League meeting calle...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Prisoner Exchange With U.S. The foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said he had the authority to negotiate a prisoner exchange, in what seemed like an overture in a worsening relationship....
22:48, 04/28/2019

| Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died...
23:12, 04/28/2019

Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died....
18:12, 04/28/2019

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan, was not made public....
01:12, 05/25/2019

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initiative to bolster a faltering peace process aiming t...
08:00, 06/23/2019

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to counter any threats or aggression against its territory....
12:48, 06/22/2019

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across Chi...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Five foreign tourists killed in plane crash in Honduras Five foreigners including the pilot died on Saturday when their private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tourist destination on the Atlantic coast of Honduras,...
07:12, 05/19/2019

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Congratulates S Jaishankar Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi on Friday congratulated S Jaishankar on his appointment as India's External Affairs Minister and praised his positive contributions to the......
23:24, 05/31/2019

Kevin McCarthy: Democrats are hypocrites on foreign meddling Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is hitting back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, accusing Democrats of hypocrisy over foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election. (June 13)  ...
21:24, 06/13/2019

Trump backtracks on foreign interference comments: ‘Of course you give it to the FBI’ U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enforcement...
23:48, 06/14/2019

Foreign Investors are Checking Out of the Chinese Stock Market The past month has seen the largest outflows from China’s mainland-listed stocks on record, confounding expectations that their inclusion in indexes would underpin investor appetite....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data shows....
03:12, 05/23/2019

New Foreign Minister Replies To Tweets For Help By Indians Abroad Soon after taking charge, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar began engaging with Indians abroad on Twitter and responded to their tweets for assistance, just as his predecessor Sushma Swaraj did....
14:12, 06/02/2019

US Envoy Congratulates S Jaishankar On Appointment As Foreign Minister The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, has congratulated Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on taking over as India's External Affairs Minister. A former career diplomat, S Jaishankar has previously served....
15:12, 06/02/2019

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democrati...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Analysis: India’s Modi faces foreign pressures in 2nd term NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a second term with a muscular response to a suicide attack on Indian paramilitary forces in troubled Kashmir that gave him an opportunity to tu...
06:12, 05/28/2019

Iran’s foreign minister warns U.S. cannot ‘expect to stay safe’ Iran’s foreign minister warned the U.S. on Monday that it “cannot expect to stay safe” after launching what he described as an economic war against Tehran, taking a hard-line stance amid a visit by Ge...
01:12, 06/11/2019