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Fisheries minister says more needs to be done to help endangered right whales

There has been only one death of a right whale reported since the "aggressive" new measures came into effect in the last few weeks, the minister said....

Fisheries minister says more needs to be done to help endangered right whales

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5 Dead Endangered Right Whales Found In Canadian Waters Five critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have been found dead in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence this month, Canadian officials said Thursday...
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Marine Animal Response Society in need of funds to protect endangered whales, train volunteers The society hopes to use the funds to better respond, research and advocate for solutions aimed at protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales....
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N.S. man pleads guilty to multiple charges under Fisheries Act The department says fishery officers saw Hubley fishing illegally up to seven miles over the line into Lobster Fishing Area 41 twice from March 25 to ...
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Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is ve...
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Slow response to right whale plight could have impact on Canadian fisheries After another summer of high mortality for right whales in Canadian waters, questions are being asked about whether Canada's slow response to the cris...
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Shhh! Don't Wake The Whales Hello! Today we try to figure out what Death Stranding is, discuss pornography playing cards, prank The Master Chief, watch creepy whales and kill som...
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People come together to save pod of stranded whales A group of beachgoers and several lifeguards came together to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after they came too close to shore in...
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Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine....
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The USA's most endangered animals The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.    ...
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Here are some of the USA's most endangered species The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.    ...
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The most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced its 2019 list of the most-endangered historic places in America.     &...
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These are the 11 most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust's list aims to bring to light architectural and cultural heritage spots that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage....
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What’s the future for Sri Lanka’s ‘lost’ population of whales? This is the same sperm whale pod Blue Planet filmed off Sri Lanka – but flocking tourists are making it less of a safe place for these stunning animal...
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Russia to free captive whales from 'jail' Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far ...
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Seven whales found dead in Alaska over one weekend Seven dead gray whales were discovered on Alaska shores over the Fourth of July weekend — and experts say the climate crisis is to blame, accord...
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The stressful lives of whales can be measured by their mouths PORTLAND, Maine — Whale researchers in New England believe they’ve found a new way to measure the amount of stress felt by whales when they experience...
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Changes to lobster fishery to help whales might arrive 2021 FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — Changes to the Maine lobster fishery designed to help a critically endangered species of whale might arrive in 2021 after a len...
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Some whales 'whisper' to their calves to evade predators Along with dolphins, whales are widely considered the smartest animals in the sea, having developed brains and behavior that suggest intelligence and ...
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Russia frees first captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose capture in the Far ...
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Another protective zone for whales created off New England TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — The federal government is creating a new vessel speed restriction zone off Massachusetts to try to protect rare whales. The Nati...
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Deaths of 75 gray whales stump biologists Biologists from the U.S. government launched a special investigation into the deaths of over 70 gray whales that have washed ashore the west coast ove...
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America's 11 most endangered historic places Tourists love to visit the National Mall Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, but few know that the National Park Service site is threatened by rising sea l...
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8 beautiful, endangered animals we could save The Trump administration announced Monday a major overhaul to the Endangered Species Act, but many endangered species still need protection.  &#...
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Farewell to the V12: celebrating the endangered engine S65's V12 is based on the normally aspirated 1998 M137 5.8-litre engine first used in the S600, in which it developed just 362bhp and 391lb ft of torq...
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Endangered Panthers Seen Stumbling As If Poisoned. No One Knows Why A mother panther walks into frame and pauses. She looks around, ears alert. One of her cubs appears and looks healthy and strong. Then her other cub s...
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In Japan, the business of watching whales is far larger than hunting them People packed the decks of the Japanese whale-watching boat, screaming in joy as a pod of orcas put on a show: splashing tails at each other, rolling ...
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New measures announced to protect North Atlantic right whales The new measures will include increased aerial surveillance to try to spot the whales in the gulf and extending speed limits for ships east of the cur...
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Washington state landowners are asked to take dead whales Without any more space to store the gray whale carcasses washing ashore in Washington state, a federal agency is asking if landowners can lend their p...
05:24, 06/16/2019

Two whales flown from Shanghai aquarium to sanctuary in Iceland Female 12-year-old beluga whales Little Grey and Little White arrive at Klettsvik BayTwo beluga whales from a Shanghai aquarium have arrived in Icelan...
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Russia to Release First Whales Held in ‘Jail’ for Months After intervention by President Vladimir V. Putin, nearly 100 orcas and belugas will be released where they were caught with the intention of being so...
10:36, 06/20/2019

| Putin oversees release of whales from 'jail' during phone-in Russian President Vladimir Putin during his annual marathon phone-in claimed kudos for the release of whales held in cramped pens and intended for com...
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Spouting off: Trump boasts of meeting 'Prince of Whales' Another Twitter typo from US president sparks widespread mockeryDonald Trump has provoked widespread laughter on social media with a typo suggesting h...
21:24, 06/13/2019

Dead whales towed to remote private beaches to rot Scientists say there's a spike in dead gray whales along the U.S. West Coast. So many dead gray whales are washing ashore officials are asking co...
03:12, 07/11/2019

Dozens of beachgoers helped save a pod of beached whales Dozens of beachgoers stepped in to help several whales that beached on St. Simons Island, Georgia, on Tuesday, according to local authorities and vide...
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The West Coast is running out of space to put dead whales PORTLAND, Ore. — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running ou...
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Song of one of world’s rarest whales recorded for first time Marine biologists have for the first time recorded the “song” of the rare eastern North Pacific right whale, of which fewer than 30 remain on the plan...
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Russia releases first batch of captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose detention in the Fa...
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US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scien...
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Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales Nine U.S.-based organizations have sent an 11-page letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expressing "deep concern" over the co...
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Conservationists sue Trump administration over Endangered Species Act Conservationists sued the Trump administration Wednesday for its interpretation of the Endangered Species Act that they said considerably weakens prot...
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Man to plead guilty to stealing endangered lemur A California man has agreed to plead guilty to theft after he admitted taking a critically endangered ring-tailed lemur from the Santa Ana Zoo, accord...
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23:48, 06/21/2019

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First whales caught as Japan resumes commercial hunt after 30 years A small Japanese fleet caught their first whales on Monday in Japan's first commercial hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global...
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G20 leaders urged to denounce Japan's 'cruel assault' on whales Environmentalists from around the world urged global leaders at the G20 summit on Friday not to "turn a blind eye" to what they called a "cruel assaul...
16:48, 06/27/2019

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Licence to krill: why the US navy trains whales, dolphins and sea lions The US navy has trained dolphins and sea lions since the Vietnam war – ‘technology is no match for the animals’ for certain missions A beluga whale wa...
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13:36, 05/17/2019

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03:12, 07/05/2019

Study: Lethal plastic trash now common in Greece’s whales Scientists say a study of whales and dolphins that have washed up dead in Greece over a 20-year period has found alarmingly high levels of plastic tra...
05:36, 06/21/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.   ...
17:24, 08/21/2019

4 pups of endangered species of wolf born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO (AP) — Four pups of a critically endangered species of wolf have been born at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. The zoo says in a news release that...
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Interior Dept. weakens protections for endangered animals The Interior Department unveiled major reforms Monday that weaken protections for endangered animal species, and for the first time allows the governm...
22:00, 08/12/2019

Canada: endangered orca pod produces its first calf in three years Researchers spotted newborn off the west coast of British Columbia on 31 May as the last successful calving occurred in 2016A pod of endangered killer...
09:36, 06/03/2019

GOP becoming endangered species in California, as key stronghold turns blue For decades, wealthy and suburban Orange County has been a conservative GOP stronghold in a state that has become increasingly liberal. But since the ...
04:24, 08/19/2019

Hundreds of endangered vultures mysteriously poisoned in Botswana More than 500 vultures in Botswana have been poisoned after elephant carcasses were laced with chemicals. In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Botswana...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Angry mob attacks men for killing an endangered bird in Germany An angry crowd attacked two men suspected of killing a capercaillie, an endangered bird, in southern Germany. The men said the bird had threatened the...
12:13, 08/11/2019

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13:48, 07/31/2019

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Music Row added to list of ‘Most Endangered Historic Places’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Trust for Historic Preservation says it has named Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee, to its 2019 list of America&...
07:48, 05/30/2019

More than 500 endangered vultures die after eating poisoned elephant carcasses More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three poisoned elephant carcasses killed by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement ...
03:48, 06/22/2019

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.     &...
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A small town's economy. Endangered caribou. Which do we protect? British Columbia faces extreme protections to help the caribou, which would decimate the economies of towns like Revelstoke – prompting a ‘moral crisi...
03:00, 07/15/2019

Former WKU Football Star Listed As Missing Endangered Person LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. (LEX 18)  – A former Western Kentucky football player, briefly known as “He Hate Me” in the XFL, has been lis...
13:12, 06/18/2019

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its nat...
13:02, 08/13/2019

Video of pilot whales rescued on U.S. East Coast viewed around the world Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the U.S. stat...
07:36, 07/18/2019

Putin fails to mention MH17 in phone-in but finds time for whales Russian president avoids 2014 disaster in annual Q&A but is confronted by journalists on subject afterwardsVladimir Putin faced questioning on both do...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Early whales swam doggy paddle across the ocean from India to Africa Rare fossils of early whales show they may have swam doggy paddle style. It may not have been elegant, but they still managed to spread across vast oc...
13:00, 09/13/2019

Russia to begin freeing captive whales from 'jail' after global outcry Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far ...
08:24, 06/21/2019

An Arctic 'miracle': Icebreaker salvages lost recordings of Beluga whales A year-long recording of the songs of Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research b...
13:00, 08/02/2019

Federal review flags concerns in efforts to protect right whales in Canada The study says speed restrictions and fishing-zone closures in the Gulf of St. Lawrence have helped to lower risks of injury and death to right whales...
05:12, 07/04/2019

Florida beachgoers, wildlife officials rescue 5 stranded pilot whales Florida wildlife officials — with the help of marine biologists, the Coast Guard, and beachgoers — this week rescued five beached pilot whales on Redi...
13:00, 07/30/2019

Superman Building makes national list of endangered places PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence’s iconic Superman Building is included on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual list of...
07:48, 05/30/2019

Coffee helps protect Uganda's endangered mountain gorillas Poor communities in Bwindi national park have long depended on what the forest can provide. But with gorillas under threat, coffee now offers a more s...
10:48, 09/04/2019

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at...
09:24, 07/19/2019

The big picture: capturing the essence of India’s endangered Khasi people Aishwarya Arumbakkam’s Ka Dingiei series is inspired by the beliefs of an ancient Indian communityIn the Indian state of Meghalaya – meaning “abode of...
02:24, 07/21/2019

American crocodiles, once endangered, are thriving outside a nuclear plant in Florida Last week, 73 crocodile hatchlings were rescued by a team of specialists at Florida Power & Light's Turkey Point nuclear plant and dozens more are exp...
14:24, 07/20/2019

Endangered frogs delay cleanup in city ravaged by wildfires Fears of harming an endangered frog species have forced crews to delay cleaning debris from about 800 properties in Paradise, angering some residents ...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Democrats introduce bill to reverse rollbacks of Endangered Species Act Democrats introduced legislation seeking to reverse all three final rule changes to the Endangered Species Act implemented by the Trump administration...
06:48, 09/18/2019

Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation The World Customs Organization and Interpol conducted nearly 2,000 seizures in June in a historic joint-operation that helped local authorities round ...
15:12, 07/11/2019

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal...
05:36, 08/13/2019

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Surging water levels are making matters worse for a Great Lakes shorebird that’s already on the endangered list. Piping...
00:36, 06/17/2019

Endangered Florida panthers suffering from mysterious, crippling illness Mystery surrounds what’s crippling panthers in Florida after footage showed some of the beasts struggling to walk. Wildlife experts from the sou...
04:12, 08/22/2019

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio sa...
01:48, 08/14/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Enda...
23:48, 08/21/2019

Countries vote to ban trade in endangered otters coveted as pets Two species to be classed as most at risk after ownership craze fuelled by social mediaA trade ban is looming for two endangered otter species after 1...
14:48, 08/26/2019

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endange...
04:36, 08/23/2019

Baby boom for the kakapo, New Zealand’s critically endangered parrot There are fewer than 150 adult kakapo in New Zealand, but this year’s bumper crop of almost 90 chicks renews hope that the bird can be saved from exti...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Endangered African wild dog pup killed in freak accident at Miami zoo One of the world’s most endangered mammals was accidentally crushed and killed by a heavy door at a Florida zoo, according to a report. The 4-mo...
10:48, 05/21/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly ext...
06:12, 04/29/2019

Actress charged after catching endangered clams on reality TV show BANGKOK — A South Korean actress has been charged in Thailand with catching endangered giant clams while participating in a reality TV show and could ...
07:12, 07/08/2019

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is ...
02:12, 08/15/2019

World-first brain surgery performed on endangered kākāpō parrot Surgical techniques used on humans deployed to help chick born with skull abnormality in New ZealandVets in New Zealand have performed world-first bra...
04:24, 05/10/2019

Crews search Gulf of St. Lawrence for North Atlantic right whales, disentanglement under consideration The Campobello Whale Rescue Team will be working from the Acadian Peninsula this week in order to quickly intervene when an entangled North Atlantic R...
19:00, 07/08/2019

Canada reverses speed restrictions meant to protect right whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence "Although we are allowing vessels to transit at safe operating speeds in the designated shipping lanes, if even one North Atlantic right whale is spot...
09:00, 08/03/2019

Georgia beachgoers rescue whales mass stranded on shore, wildlife officials say Georgia beachgoers rushed through the surf on Tuesday in a frantic effort to rescue dozens of pilot whales beaching themselves on the shore, according...
16:24, 07/17/2019

Dozens of whales stranded on Georgia island remain at sea after rescue effort by beachgoers Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
12:24, 07/17/2019

Vessels scour gulf for lost fishing gear in attempt to protect right whales The vessels are supported by a coast guard helicopter and conservation and protection surveillance aircraft to help locate the so-called "ghost gear" ...
16:36, 07/18/2019

Rescuers make slow progress on freeing entangled North Atlantic right whales The whale known as 4423, which had been partially disentangled last Thursday, was spotted again Tuesday morning during an aerial surveillance flight, ...
05:24, 07/17/2019

Japan economy minister Motegi front-runner to be next foreign minister: Yomiuri Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is set to replace Taro Kono as foreign minister when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffles his cabinet on S...
20:00, 09/03/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was seriou...
23:12, 05/31/2019

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poo...
03:12, 06/01/2019

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister ...
12:48, 05/21/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minis...
02:12, 05/26/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt sc...
15:00, 05/21/2019

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his ...
17:24, 07/12/2019

Endangered Snow Leopard Spotted On Nelong Valley Bridge In Uttarakhand One of the most reclusive members of the animal kingdom, a snow leopard was seen strolling on the road in the Nelong valley, which is situated in the ...
04:12, 07/06/2019

Puffin picture plea: Snaps needed to help save endangered seabirds People with a keen photographic eye are being asked to join the "puffarazzi" and snap pictures of puffins with fish in their bills to help find out wh...
23:36, 05/14/2019

Coalition forced to explain conduct of Taylor and Frydenberg over endangered grasslands Guardian Australia investigation revealed Angus Taylor met with the environment department even as it investigated a company he holds an interest in T...
02:24, 07/04/2019

Six Flags kept buying endangered animals after permit expired, report finds Report finds Six Flags Great Adventure may have violated Endangered Species Act by buying endangered animals after its federal permit expired in 2007....
12:12, 07/24/2019

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is alr...
02:36, 08/23/2019

Korean Actor, Who Catches Endangered Clams On TV, Faces 5 Years In Jail A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday, des...
10:36, 07/06/2019

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first t...
11:00, 08/23/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump administration overhauls endangered species regulations Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
05:36, 08/13/2019

Killing endangered species to save them? Trophy hunters lobby at CITES As conservationists and campaigners thrash out wildlife trade rules, a debate rages over whether trophy hunting helps or hinders the protection of end...
09:36, 08/27/2019

Arizona authorities searching for 'endangered' woman who was chased, forced into truck by man Authorities in Arizona believe a woman seen in surveillance video being forced into a truck by a man may be in danger, and officials are pleading with...
13:00, 08/13/2019

Rare firefly with double-green flash could be headed for endangered list BETHANY BEACH, Del. (AP) — Peering through the darkness under the faint light of a peach-colored moon, wildlife biologist Jason Davis spots a telltale...
04:36, 08/03/2019

Queensland signs off Adani's plan for endangered black-throated finch Coordinator general releases decision to approve the coal mine’s management plan for birdThe Queensland government has signed off on Adani’s black-thr...
18:36, 05/30/2019

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans ...
10:00, 07/10/2019

Hope to save critically endangered vaquita porpoise from extinction is dwindling The vaquita in the Gulf of California is the most endangered cetacean in the world. Most likely, no more than 10 animals are left. Its extinction is i...
11:24, 08/14/2019

Endangered whale sharks strain fish out of the water using huge mouths Whale sharks can feed on huge numbers of prey at once by opening their mouths over a metre wide. But they are gentle giants and juveniles even swim wi...
11:48, 07/30/2019

World’s fattest parrot, the endangered kākāpō, could be wiped out by fungal infection Seven of the birds native to New Zealand have died, with just 142 adults remainingThe world’s fattest parrot is facing an existential threat in the fo...
19:24, 06/12/2019

Korean actress faces Thai jail for endangered clam stunt During filming for a reality TV show, the actress prised open two giant clams that are protected under Thai law. The show's producers have apologized ...
10:48, 07/06/2019

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme c...
19:24, 07/19/2019

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little o...
04:36, 09/09/2019

Holland America cruise ship's close contact with humpback whales under investigation A Holland America cruise liner is under investigation after the vessel "may have made contact" with a pod of humpback whales off the coast of Alaska. ...
15:24, 06/27/2019

The Creators Of ‘Blackfish’ Are Releasing A New Documentary About How, On Second Thought, SeaWorld Doesn’t Make Sense Without Whales Few documentaries have been as successful as Blackfish at generating outrage and inciting real change, but despite its impact and critical acclaim, it...
02:36, 07/17/2019

In passage of ‘Free Willy’ bill, Canada bans captivity and breeding of whales and dolphins Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ...
13:36, 06/11/2019

2 more dead gray whales have been found in Alaska, bringing the year's toll to 75 along the US West Coast Two more gray whales were found dead this week in Alaska amid the mysterious surge of deaths within the species this year along the US West Coast, CNN...
00:00, 06/09/2019

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered S...
18:24, 08/12/2019

Sea turtles at risk as Trump weakens protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is alr...
16:12, 08/23/2019

Trump’s antics over Iran have endangered us all. The stakes are now lethally high | Jonathan Freedland In withdrawing from the nuclear deal, the US – not the vile Iranian regime – is the rogue state risking global securitySuch is the carnival of the Tru...
09:12, 05/08/2019

Australia Rejects Adani's Plan On Endangered Bird, Delaying Mine Project Australia's Queensland state government has rejected a management plan of Indian energy giant Adani to protect the endangered black-throated finch bir...
05:48, 05/03/2019

PM's claim Coalition saved reef from nonexistent 'endangered list' condemned as 'ridiculous' Scott Morrison says government took reef ‘off the endangered list’ – despite no such list existingScott Morrison has credited his government as having...
00:24, 05/13/2019

Russian couple face losing son, 1; prosecutors claim they endangered him by bringing him to violent protest A Russian couple could lose custody of their one-year-old son after prosecutors allege they endangered the welfare of the child by taking him to an un...
20:24, 08/07/2019

Actress who allegedly caught endangered clams on TV show could face prison time: reports An actress from South Korea could face prison time in Thailand for allegedly catching endangered clams during the filming of a TV show, according to r...
10:12, 07/06/2019

Donald Trump Trolled After Calling Prince Charles "Prince Of Whales" US President Donald Trump's erratic spelling habits on Twitter spouted again Thursday when he wrote about having recently met with the "Prince of Whal...
02:00, 06/14/2019

President Trump refers to Charles as 'Prince of Whales,' Twitter mocking ensues In a now-deleted tweet, President Trump recalled meeting with "the Prince of Whales," referring to Queen Elizabeth II's son, Charles, Prince of W...
11:24, 06/13/2019

Pilot whales beach themselves along Redington Beach in Florida Five pilot whales beached themselves Monday on Florida’s coast, and several agencies were feverishly working to try to save them. The whales wer...
15:00, 07/29/2019

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacin...
11:48, 07/09/2019

'Critically endangered': Countries come together in efforts to protect sharks and rays The U.S. voted against the initiative addressing the trade of mako sharks, but was in favor of proposals helping wedgefishes and guitarfishes.  ...
22:12, 08/25/2019

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservatio...
18:36, 08/14/2019

US says Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy reconnaissance plane, endangered crew "The Maduro regime continues to undermine internationally-recognized laws and demonstrate its contempt for international agreements," the U.S. said. ...
02:48, 07/22/2019

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species List as Nations Move to Regulate Trade of Body Parts (GENEVA) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conserva...
16:12, 08/22/2019

|Economycannotremaininthehandsofafew-minister The SA government will not allow the country's economy to remain in the hands of a few, says Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshavhe...
23:00, 06/25/2019

|MarkBarnesmadeimmensecontributionatSAPostOffice-minister Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams appreciates the "immense contribution" made by Mark Barnes during his tenu...
03:24, 08/02/2019

|GovtdepartmentsmorethanR600mbehindinpaymentstobusinesses-Minister Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshaveni cited National Treasury data, saying government departments were 30 days or more behind on ...
12:36, 08/15/2019

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan L...
22:00, 06/13/2019

PM May has already set out timetable for her departure: UK minister Prime Minister Theresa May does not need to spell out a timetable for her departure, prisons minister Robert Buckland said on Sunday, adding the leade...
02:12, 05/12/2019

Iran oil minister: 'OPEC might die' OPEC and its allies are presenting a unified front in their quest to stabilize the oil market. But beneath the surface, opposition is rising within OP...
11:48, 07/01/2019

|Zimhassofarpaid$53mtoformerwhitefarmers-Minister Minister Mthuli Ncube said government is now working on a grand agreement that will culminate in an MOU and a structure to pay the compensation over 2...
07:24, 06/23/2019

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she w...
16:00, 07/16/2019

UK trade minister: NHS not 'up for sale' Liz Truss dismissed the notion that a US-UK trade deal would lead to the privatization of the National Health Service. Truss promised to free the UK's...
18:36, 07/30/2019

Estonian far-right minister goes after one day in office Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Tuesday she had relieved a minister from the far-right party EKRE of his duties, just a day after the new...
16:24, 04/30/2019

PM Johnson: I will take UK out of EU on Oct. 31 if I am still prime minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he would take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 if he was still prime minister, proposing to hold a nationa...
12:24, 09/04/2019

UK foreign minister Hunt's job in doubt: Sky British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was offered the job of defense minister by incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson but he turned it down, Sky repo...
02:12, 07/24/2019

| Zimbabwean tourism minister sacked President Emmerson Mnangagwa fired Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira on Thursday, a statement from Zimbabwe's presidency said, after she was detained...
13:36, 08/08/2019

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cos...
02:12, 07/06/2019

For Income Tax Returns, Either Aadhaar Or PAN Will Do, Says Minister Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said Aadhaar and PAN or Permanent Account Number will be interchangeable when it comes to filing Income Tax re...
06:00, 07/05/2019

How to spot a liar – even if he isn’t a cabinet minister With Theresa May refusing to believe Gavin Williamson’s claims of innocence, and Donald Trump estimated to have told 10,000 fibs in office, how can yo...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Brazil's environment minister says G7 aid for Amazon welcome Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told reporters in São Paulo on Monday that financial aid to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest fr...
22:24, 08/26/2019

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch...
14:24, 05/22/2019

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in th...
04:48, 07/17/2019

Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters: minister Poland plans to buy 32 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday, amid the growing...
01:24, 05/28/2019

Italian Prime Minister says he must resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he will resign as he launched a scathing attack on the right-wing Interior Minister...
15:48, 08/20/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last Both candidates vying to become Australia’s prime minister in elections Saturday are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term and s...
20:24, 05/14/2019

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conserva...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister? The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second...
12:00, 06/18/2019

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a gov...
19:36, 05/22/2019

Spain foreign minister gives up MEP seat with eye on EU top job Spain's acting foreign minister Josep Borrell gave up his newly won European Parliament seat on Wednesday to remain in the Socialist administration at...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Our judges are best in the world, says minister in row over ruling Defence Secretary Ben Wallace was forced today to defend Britain's judges after a Cabinet colleague sparked a furious row by suggesting that the court...
11:49, 09/12/2019

Trump Says Hungary’s Prime Minister Is ‘Probably Like Me’ President Trump met at the White House on Monday with Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary and one of Europe’s leading nationalists. He offered...
19:48, 05/13/2019

Theresa May to resign as prime minister An emotional Theresa May confirms she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have t...
04:12, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson To Be Next UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Th...
05:24, 07/23/2019

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 u...
11:12, 05/22/2019

UK finance minister to quit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond says he'd resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he can't support a leader happy to leave the E...
09:00, 07/21/2019

UK finance minister to resign if Johnson becomes PM The UK's finance minister Philip Hammond has vowed to resign if Conservative Party leadership hopeful Boris Johnson becomes the next prime minister, a...
07:48, 07/21/2019

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her Conservative Party chooses a successor, potentially paving the way for a new leader...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Italy should name new EU affairs minister next week The Italian government will probably name a new European Affairs minister by the end of next week, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday...
09:36, 06/21/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia's prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election n...
00:36, 05/07/2019

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the...
23:24, 05/21/2019

Mozambique Ex-Minister to Be Extradited Home Rather Than to U.S. Mozambique’s former finance minister, who has been indicted in the U.S. in connection with an alleged $2 billion corruption scheme, will be extradited...
09:12, 05/22/2019

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 t...
19:36, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succe...
03:48, 06/22/2019

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate ...
11:00, 05/25/2019

| Sports minister says PSL blackout grave concern With the SABC not showing any matches from the opening weekend of the Absa Premiership, the South African government has stepped in to try and solve t...
22:00, 08/07/2019

"Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister," Says Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, speaking to the media for the first time since the results of the national election, has said that she "does not want to continue as ...
06:00, 05/25/2019

Italy's prime minister announces resignation The Italian prime minister has handed his resignation letter to the country's president after his populist government lost the support of a key coalit...
18:12, 08/20/2019

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to fi...
15:36, 05/25/2019

Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 bln judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a ...
16:12, 06/24/2019

Britain's New Prime Minister Will Be Announced On July 23 The winner of the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain's ruling Conservatives and prime minister will be announced on July 23, the ruli...
07:24, 06/25/2019

UK aid minister Stewart backing Hunt in race to be next PM Rory Stewart, Britain's aid minister and a former candidate to be the next prime minister, said he would now support Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt ove...
01:12, 06/26/2019

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces envi...
20:00, 07/03/2019

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May has entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the ro...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deli...
22:36, 05/24/2019

Ireland must be open to some international tax changes -finance minister Ireland must be open to considering a broader concept of how companies are taxed in the modern digitalized world, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe sai...
12:24, 05/23/2019

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of ...
07:00, 07/03/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly bur...
13:48, 07/05/2019

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain i...
10:24, 05/23/2019

| 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 sanction...
10:00, 06/25/2019

UK interior minister: "odd" he was not invited to Trump banquet Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid, one of the candidates to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said on Thursday it was odd that he was block...
05:36, 06/13/2019

British minister Gove will not resign: BBC reporter Michael Gove, Britain's environment minister and a high-profile Brexit supporter, will not follow his colleague Andrea Leadsom and resign, a BBC repor...
04:36, 05/23/2019

Here's The UK's Next Prime Minister Boris Johnson Doing Sports Boris Johnson, a disheveled, dishonest, discombobulated clod, will be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will do a bad job. He might be more...
14:24, 07/23/2019

UK health minister say Britain needs to reset ties with U.S. Britain needs to reset its relationship with the United States following a diplomatic spat with Donald Trump, health minister Matt Hancock said on Wed...
01:24, 07/10/2019

US sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif The United States sanctioned Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Wednesday, following through on a weeks-old threat that is likely to elevat...
00:12, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson Tipped to Become the U.K.’s Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party is set to reveal Tuesday the identity of the country’s next prime minister, with B...
03:12, 07/23/2019

US diplomacy pushing Middle East towards war, says ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping p...
06:48, 05/31/2019

UK junior minister suspended after grappling with eco-protester A junior foreign office minister has been suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a c...
12:36, 06/21/2019

UK Conservative Party set to choose new Prime Minister Kim Hjelmgaard on how Brexit and election situations that has led to this moment: the Conservative Party once again choosing the next Prime Minister. ...
10:24, 07/22/2019

Jagan Reddy Becomes The Only Chief Minister To Get 5 Deputies In One Go Jagan Mohan Reddy, who took power in Andhra Pradesh last week, will have a record five Deputy Chief Ministers. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister told ...
03:36, 06/07/2019

Saudi minister says Iran's actions are unacceptable Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged ...
17:12, 07/21/2019

107 Seats In New J&K Assembly, Chief Minister To "Aid" Lt Governor The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir will have a Lieutenant Governor and the maximum strength of its assembly will be of 107 seats which will be i...
16:48, 08/05/2019

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order p...
19:48, 07/31/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has responded defiantly to the US targeting him for his role as Iran's chief diplomat. The sanctions raise questions about the Tr...
17:48, 07/31/2019

UK trade minister Truss says NHS will not be put up for sale: The Telegraph Britain's trade minister Liz Truss has said the National Health Service (NHS) would not be put up for sale, as she prepares to discuss a free-trade de...
17:48, 07/28/2019

Former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy Dies At 77 Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy died at a hospital in Hyderabad in the early hours of Sunday. He was 77. He was recently...
00:24, 07/28/2019

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi...
15:48, 06/01/2019

Pensions must do right thing on climate change, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out ...
23:24, 06/02/2019

Nipah Yet To Be Confirmed, Says Kerala Minister, 52 Under Surveillance A 23-year-old man admitted in a private hospital in Ernkaulam is suspected to have contracted Nipah -- a virus that caused the deaths of 17 people las...
06:36, 06/03/2019

Factbox: Five facts on new UK defense minister Ben Wallace Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Ben Wallace as defense minister on Wednesday, a promotion for a man who has only ever been a junior m...
15:48, 07/24/2019

Who is Boris Johnson, Britain's next prime minister? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is set to become Britain's next leader. Paola T...
15:36, 07/23/2019

Thai prime minister has little to say about staying in power BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha isn’t feeling chatty about being elected to stay on as premier. Prayuth stayed out of the s...
04:24, 06/06/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan - New Cabinet Minister Who Has Worked Under 6 PMs A politician with an uncanny knack for sensing which way the wind is blowing, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan has a rare distinction of ser...
11:48, 05/30/2019

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead t...
05:48, 06/18/2019

Liam Gallagher jokes he should be the U.K.’s next prime minister 'Send me the keys to No. 10,' joked the former Oasis frontman, referring to 10 Downing Street — the headquarters of the British government and residen...
16:00, 06/18/2019

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambica...
06:36, 07/13/2019

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system an...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester ...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling ...
11:12, 05/26/2019

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 sta...
03:12, 05/26/2019

Iran will defend itself against any aggression: foreign minister Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Tehran would strongly defend itself against any military or economic aggression and called on...
02:12, 05/26/2019

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conser...
04:24, 06/18/2019

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate...
16:24, 06/13/2019

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the ant...
00:48, 06/11/2019

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he won't be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial commen...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades, Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel'...
18:24, 07/17/2019

Tunisian defense minister Zbidi to run for president Tunisian defense minister Abdelkarim Zbidi submitted his candidacy on Wednesday for an early presidential election expected to take place on Sept. 15....
05:36, 08/07/2019

It's up to EU to avoid no-deal Brexit, says UK foreign minister Britain's foreign minister on Thursday pressed the European Union to amend the terms of Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have ...
15:12, 08/08/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministr...
15:12, 08/12/2019

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Env...
16:25, 08/12/2019

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late on...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Why does Boris Johnson need a jacket that says ‘Prime Minister’ on it? On his visit to a Scottish naval base, the new PM opted for a foul weather jacket, complete with handy description on the lapelName: Boris Johnson’s j...
08:12, 07/30/2019

Trump meets with Hungary’s far-right prime minister WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister — another example of the president not being shy abo...
12:36, 05/13/2019

Bob Hawke, Who Led Australia Into a New Era as Prime Minister, Dies at 89 A highly popular prime minister from 1983 to 1991, he was an ally of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and revolutionized the Australian e...
08:24, 05/16/2019

INDIA LIVE-Who will be finance minister in the new government? May 21 (Reuters) - 0015 GMT: AFTER EXIT POLLS, ATTENTION SHIFTS TO NEW GOVERNMENT After exit polls heavily tipped the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (B...
18:24, 05/20/2019

Austrian government collapses after far-right minister fired Freedom party members quit posts after Herbert Kickl sacked in wake of Ibiza videoAustria’s far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, has been fired...
21:24, 05/20/2019

Polish minister pops 'what if' question over US gas plans  Some EU states believe US gas exports are good but those of Russia less so. What happens if prices dictate US exports to go elsewhere? At the European...
08:12, 05/16/2019

Russian minister on transporting resources from the Arctic CNBC's Tanvir Gill speaks to Russian trade minister Denis Manturov. He says, in 10 years, the country expects to transport 200 million pounds of ...
05:12, 09/09/2019

Sri Lankan gov't minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliation...
01:24, 05/14/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to manki...
11:12, 05/10/2019

UK minister: Brexit deal with opposition will be easy if they really want one British aid minister Rory Stewart said on Sunday the government and the opposition Labour Party agreed on almost everything about arrangements for Bre...
02:48, 05/05/2019

Dutch minister: I did not have contact with Uber on tax plan The top Dutch tax politician has denied meeting representatives of Uber Technologies, in answer to questions from parliament about why the company has...
00:36, 09/03/2019

U.S. Places Sanctions on Venezuela's Foreign Minister The U.S. has ratcheted up its use of sanctions against Venezuelan officials to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s regime, which the U.S. considers co...
06:36, 04/28/2019

Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89. His wife and biographer, Blanche d...
04:00, 05/16/2019

| ICC charges Jayasundara for bribery of Sri Lanka minister The International Cricket Council has charged a Sri Lankan team advisor with trying to bribe the country's sports minister to influence an internation...
11:00, 05/11/2019

Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal Austria's leader is apparently preparing to force out the country's interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party,...
01:36, 05/20/2019

Trump welcomes prime minister of Slovakia to WH President Donald Trump met Friday with the prime minister of Slovakia. Peter Pellegrini is the latest central European leader to visit the White House...
16:48, 05/03/2019

Ex-minister accused of mismanaging Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that ...
02:24, 09/19/2019

| French first lady is 'truly ugly', says Brazilian minister A Brazilian government minister has said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly", only days after the country's president appeared to endor...
11:48, 09/06/2019

Be flexible, creative and we will too, UK Brexit Minister urges EU Britain's Brexit minister on Thursday urged the European Union to show flexibility and creativity in striking a deal, although he stuck to his country...
05:24, 09/19/2019

Ukraine prime minister to step down on Wednesday Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said he would step down after the next government meeting on Wednesday and that he would take part in the ...
08:12, 05/20/2019

"How Many Jobs Have You Given In 5 Years?" Priyanka Gandhi To Minister Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday asked Union Minister Santosh Gangwar to provide figures for jobs provided to people in Nort...
12:48, 09/16/2019

In Bhutan, The Prime Minister Is A Doctor Every Saturday It's Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referr...
04:36, 05/10/2019

OPEC is 'likely to collapse,' warns Iran's oil minister Iran's oil minister says OPEC is "likely to collapse" because some members are targeting their fellow producers, apparently referring to Saudi Ar...
09:36, 05/03/2019

"Why Not Prime Minister?": PM To Boy Who Wanted Tips To Become President Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with around 70 students from across the country who were at the headquarters of space agency ISRO to witness t...
18:36, 09/06/2019

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Dies At 66 Mr Jaitley, 66, a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), stepped down as finance minister in January due to ill health, just months before...
11:00, 08/24/2019

Trump meets Hungary's far-right prime minister President Donald Trump has never shied away from rubbing shoulders with leaders more typically kept at a distance by the West, and his Oval Office mee...
18:12, 05/13/2019

Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89 Labor PM, who served from 1983 to 1991, modernised Australia’s economy and introduced significant social reforms Tributes to ‘great Australian’ Bob Ha...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he...
02:48, 05/22/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as "the ultimate protest vote opportunity," ...
08:48, 05/12/2019

Mozambique ex-finance minister should be extradited to U.S.: embassy Washington urged South Africa on Wednesday to extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related...
13:00, 05/22/2019

"Vilasrao Deshmukh Was Busy Getting Role For Son During 26/11": Minister Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday fired a fresh salvo at theCongress and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was only concerned ...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Dutch minister: cut gas production at Groningen faster Gas production at the Groningen field must be cut more quickly than planned after a relatively large earthquake struck in the far North of the Netherl...
14:24, 05/22/2019

Protester tosses egg at Australian prime minister A 25-year-old woman threw an egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's head at an election campaign event on Tuesday and was arrested, New Sou...
21:12, 05/06/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer - minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit co...
13:00, 05/22/2019

In a Reversal, U.S. to Host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s visit with President Trump at the White House on Monday comes as the administration worries that the Central European nation is slippin...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Protester throws egg at Australian prime minister A protester threw an egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at an election campaign event on Tuesday, grazing him in the head with it, footag...
19:36, 05/06/2019

| DRC ex-health minister questioned over use of Ebola funds Oly Ilunga, who resigned as DR Congo health minister last month, has been questioned as part of an inquiry into the use of public funds earmarked to t...
10:36, 08/28/2019

Japan may have to dump radioactive water into the sea, minister says Japan's Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs o...
07:12, 09/10/2019

Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, one of Australia's longest serving prime ministers, died on Thursday just days ahead of a federal election, the opposition Labor party said...
03:24, 05/16/2019

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country ...
20:24, 09/07/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit co...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions Lebanon's health minister, who was appointed by the country's Hezbollah group, says he has "overcome" U.S. concerns that his ministry's funds could go...
11:36, 05/18/2019

Ram Jethmalani, Veteran Lawyer And Former Union Minister, Dies At 95 Ram Jethmalani, one of India's well-knownlawyers and a former union minister, died this morning at his home in Delhi. He was 95. The legal veteran die...
22:48, 09/07/2019

Kenya's finance minister arrested on corruption charges Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of gra...
12:12, 07/22/2019

Shinzo Abe Set to Become Japan's Longest Serving Prime Minister Japan’s ruling coalition was on course for victory in elections for the upper house of parliament, initial forecasts showed, putting Prime Minister Sh...
07:24, 07/21/2019

First Rafale Jet To Be Delivered To India In September: French Minister France on Monday said the first Rafale fighter jet will land in India in September and it will be a strong signal of Indo-French cooperation. Thereaft...
07:00, 06/10/2019

'Aphrodisiac' beavers good for food, says Polish minister Beavers could be a good source of food, Poland's agriculture minister said on Friday, after he outraged animal rights activists by joking the aphrodis...
00:24, 06/08/2019

Kenya’s finance minister arrested to be charged with fraud Kenya’s criminal investigation chief says finance minister has been arrested for fraud and corruption related charges over the construction of dams in...
09:48, 07/22/2019

Third candidate for UK prime minister reveals past drug use Britain’s environment secretary acknowledged using cocaine on “several occasions” two decades ago, the latest politician hoping to become prime minist...
14:12, 06/08/2019

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cun...
08:00, 06/07/2019

"Pakistan Should Be Ready To Lose PoK:" Gujarat Chief Minister The Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday warned Pakistan to stop supporting terrorism and added that it should be ready to lose Pakistan-occu...
19:36, 09/15/2019

British Prime Minister Wants to Hulk Out for Brexit, Because This Is Where This Farce Is at Right Now If you’ve been trying to pay attention to whatever in god’s now-ungodly-name is going on in the UK right now over the nightmare that is Brexit, recent...
13:24, 09/15/2019

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by d...
13:00, 06/09/2019

Mexico's Finance Minister Carlos Urzua quits The treasury secretary tweeted that there has been "a patent conflict of interests" within President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's administration. He ...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Minister: Mexico has ‘dignity intact’ after US tariff deal TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard has told a cheering crowd near the U.S. border that his country emerged from...
18:36, 06/08/2019

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minis...
18:00, 06/08/2019

Scholz says he will remain German finance minister if he becomes SPD leader Germany's Olaf Scholz, highest profile candidate in the Social Democrats' (SPD) leadership race, said he would stay on in his post as finance minister...
01:48, 09/16/2019

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs - minister France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs, French Healthcare Minister Agnes Buzyn said in a newspaper interview on Tuesday,...
13:00, 07/09/2019

UK finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a lead...
09:12, 07/21/2019

Kenyan finance minister arrested on graft charges Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested on Monday on suspicion of financial misconduct related to the construction of two dams, an unprecede...
06:36, 07/22/2019

Under 'dark cloud' of Brexit, UK minister quits before Johnson becomes PM A British minister and longstanding critic of Boris Johnson quit on Monday, the latest resignation before the presumed new prime minister takes office...
06:36, 07/22/2019

Italy's minibonds would either be illegal or useless: finance minister It would be either illegal or useless for Italy to issue bonds to pay its suppliers as such notes would break European currency rules or add to the co...
04:48, 06/08/2019

Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defenses, its f...
09:24, 07/22/2019

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections whic...
10:48, 06/09/2019

No New Cases Of Nipah In Kerala, Says Union Health Minister Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said no new case of Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kerala and informed that the clinical conditi...
07:36, 06/09/2019

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 h...
02:24, 06/08/2019

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 indi...
11:00, 06/09/2019

"Should Be Appreciated": UP Minister On Government Worker Tying Shoelace A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government courted controversy after he was seen getting his shoelace tied by a government employee at a yoga event on...
21:00, 06/21/2019

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions ...
01:36, 07/22/2019

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the race to lead the ruling Conservative Party and become Britain’s next prime minister, repeating a pledge to pull Britain out of t...
22:48, 07/23/2019

Housing minister Malthouse withdraws from race to become British PM British housing minister Kit Malthouse withdrew from a race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, saying he was a "realist" who saw that t...
10:36, 06/04/2019

All Possible Help Being Extended: Union Minister After Odisha Mine Mishap Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday expressed grief over the incident of dump slide at an opencast coal mine in Odisha's Talcher district, ...
10:24, 07/24/2019

| Iran diplomat calls talks with UK minister 'repetitive' A top Iranian diplomat expressed disappointment on Sunday after meeting a minister from Britain's Foreign Office amid escalating regional tensions, sa...
23:48, 06/23/2019

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 a...
17:24, 06/04/2019

EU understands it has to move on some Brexit issues: UK defense minister The European Union understands that it has to "move on some things" regarding Brexit, Britain's defense minister, who has neither confirmed nor ruled ...
02:00, 06/05/2019

UK newspapers torn over Boris Johnson as prime minister Boris Johnson is not everyone's cup of tea. He divides opinion among many Brits almost as much as Brexit itself. The schism was evident on the UK fron...
07:48, 07/24/2019

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following report...
22:24, 06/03/2019

Kramp-Karrenbauer sworn in as German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer used her inauguration speech to reinforce her committment to increasing military spending. AKK, as she is informally known,...
07:48, 07/24/2019

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a proc...
05:48, 06/13/2019

"Cut-Paste" Allegations: Jharkhand Minister After Man Dies In Mob Attack A minister in Jharkhand has said it is wrong to politicise mob killings - like the incident in Saraikela-Kharsawan district where a 24-year-old man wa...
03:24, 06/24/2019

Poland replaces finance minister with head taxman Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party on Tuesday reshuffled many of its senior ministers, replacing Finance Minister Teresa Czerwinska with her ...
01:48, 06/04/2019

Egypt to go to Bahrain to 'evaluate' Kushner's plan: minister Egypt will take part in a Bahrain conference this week on Palestinian economic development in order to evaluate the proposed $50 billion "Peace to Pro...
05:48, 06/24/2019

Spain's Sanchez loses bid to be confirmed as prime minister Spain's parliament rejected Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's bid to be confirmed as prime minister on Thursday, putting the country on the path to wha...
10:00, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson: First Commons statement as prime minister Boris Johnson speaking in the Commons for the first time as prime minister says the UK could have the "greatest and most prosperous economy in Europe"...
05:48, 07/25/2019

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monda...
01:36, 07/08/2019

Five Facts About Priti Patel, Britain's New Interior Minister Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Priti Patel as interior minister, marking a political comeback for the former international developme...
04:00, 07/25/2019

Minister Giriraj Singh Trolls His Own On Iftar "Pretence" The ruling coalition's pinpricks in Bihar seem to be unrelenting. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar remains upset about being denied more than one cabinet s...
04:24, 06/04/2019

Worrisome, But Cannot Be Stopped: Ex-Rajasthan Minister On Rape Incidents Former Rajasthan minister and Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Kali Charan Saraf has slammed the Congress government in the state over the "worrisome" ...
04:00, 07/08/2019

+++ Boris Johnson becomes prime minister — live updates +++ Boris Johnson has assumed control of Britain, taking over from Theresa May. Parliament has paid tribute to May's public service and she has said she i...
07:48, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson's 5 most urgent tasks as UK prime minister Incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have scant time to settle in to his new job. The UK's challenges and tasks are many and formidable, to say ...
07:48, 07/24/2019

Kenyan finance minister arrested in corruption case Kenya's finance minister has turned himself over to authorities to face corruption charges, just months after taking out a newspaper ad to defend hims...
06:36, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK prime minister Hardline Brexiteer Boris Johnson was announced as Britain’s new prime minister on Tuesday. The New York-born politician and President Trump favo...
06:12, 07/23/2019

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC...
04:48, 06/06/2019

France would consider any Renault deal respecting its interests: minister The French government is open to tie-ups involving Renault as long as French industrial interests are protected, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said ...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Thailand's Junta Chief Is Elected Prime Minister Thailand’s parliament elected the country’s junta chief as prime minister of a new civilian government Wednesday, more than two months after a widely ...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom to resign Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom, who spearheaded the country's feminist foreign policy when she took office in 2014, said on Friday she wou...
09:24, 09/06/2019

Thousands of Czechs demand justice minister’s resignation PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague and elsewhere for the third straight Monday to demand the new justice minister’s resign...
12:36, 05/13/2019

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 initia...
10:24, 06/22/2019

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace: finance minister Palestinians don't need this week's U.S.-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara sa...
06:12, 06/23/2019

The Jeffrey Epstein case could involve a ‘well-known prime minister.’ Here’s what we know A court order to unseal documents from a 2015 defamation case related to the financier could tie in someone who was a prime minister at least prior to...
13:36, 07/08/2019

Boris Johnson becomes prime minister – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s formal resignation as remainers refuse to serve under new...
07:48, 07/24/2019

Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant Dies At 58 In US Uttarakhand minister Prakash Pant died in the US on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. The 58-year-old had been in the US for some time for treatmen...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister After winning the election in a landslide victory, Kyrikos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as prime minister. He takes over from Alexis Tsipras, who led ...
04:36, 07/08/2019

Iran defense minister says no Iranian drone has been downed No Iranian drone has been brought down, the ISNA news agency quoted Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami on Wednesday as saying, after the U.S. militar...
03:48, 07/24/2019

Site, Design Of 100-Bed Pediatric ICU Finalised, Says Union Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday said the site and design of a 100-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have b...
16:48, 06/23/2019

Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Resigns From U.K. Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in P...
11:48, 09/05/2019

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces t...
14:36, 06/05/2019

High Heels "Necessary" In Workplaces, Says Japan Minister After Petition Japan's health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is "necessary and appropriate" af...
22:24, 06/05/2019

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G: security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesda...
01:12, 06/04/2019

Former Minister Disses Darwin's Theory, Says "We Are Children Of Rishis" A former Union Minister's comments doubting Darwin's theory of evolution caused a bit of a kerfuffle in parliament on Friday. Satya Pal Singh, a senio...
16:12, 07/19/2019

Not "English Gentleman": Goa Minister After Knocking Off Officer's Phone A day after a video in which a visibly irritated Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai knocked a mobile phone from a government officer's hand went...
16:12, 05/07/2019

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on T...
07:36, 06/20/2019

German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and head of her Christian Democrat party, will succeed Ursula von der Leye...
17:48, 07/16/2019

French environment minister quits over spending criticism France's environment minister resigned on Tuesday following a week of reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private lobster d...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Mexico in talks with digital platforms about taxes: minister Mexican Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Monday that his government is in talks with digital platforms about taxes, aiming to ensure that all c...
09:24, 09/09/2019

Denmark's prime minister calls election for June 5 Denmark will hold a parliamentary election on June 5, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said on Tuesday, starting a campaign likely to focus on crac...
07:36, 05/07/2019

UK's Johnson sticking to Brexit plans, says foreign minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunda...
15:12, 09/10/2019

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinn...
08:24, 07/16/2019

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Gra...
02:36, 06/15/2019

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Leba...
23:36, 06/14/2019

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday&rs...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Gibraltar chief minister discussed Grace 1 oil tanker with UK PM May Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo discussed the detained oil tanker Grace 1 with British Prime Minister Theresa May, Gibraltar said on Wednesd...
10:48, 07/17/2019

| British minister blasts 'lazy thinking' on Brexit Britain's Brexit minister condemned "lazy thinking" about the country's divorce from the European Union, urging Brussels to be ambitious in future coo...
15:24, 05/09/2019

U.K. Police Decline to Investigate Leak That Led to Minister’s Firing According to the police, a leak from Britain’s National Security Council that led to the dismissal of the defense secretary did not amount to a crime....
11:00, 05/04/2019

France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered...
05:24, 07/17/2019

PK Mishra Is New Principal Secretary To Prime Minister Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new Principal Secretary will be Dr Pramod Kumar Mishra, the government said this afternoon, adding that PK Sinha had be...
03:12, 09/11/2019

Italian PM sacks junior minister under probe for corruption ROME (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has sacked a junior minister from the right-wing League party in his uneasy coalition populist gover...
09:36, 05/08/2019

No Plan To Completely Ban Petrol, Diesel Vehicles: Oil Minister India consumed 211.6 million tonne of petroleum products in 2018-19. Of this, diesel consumption was 83.5 million tonne and petrol 28.3 million tonne....
04:48, 07/17/2019

Man Who Posted Against Tripura Chief Minister Sent To Police Custody A man who had been arrested for allegedly posting "fake news" on Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's personal life was Sunday remanded in police custody...
00:24, 06/17/2019

EU is losing patience with Britain, warns Dutch minister Sigrid Kaag throws further doubt on Boris Johnson’s claim he is seeking new deal with BrusselsLatest Brexit news - live updatesBoris Johnson’s claims ...
09:48, 09/09/2019

Labour and Tories 'very, very close' to Brexit deal, says minister The Conservatives and Labour are "very, very close" on Brexit and so it would be "surprisingly easy" to broker a deal, cabinet newcomer Rory Stewart h...
09:36, 05/05/2019

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 co...
08:24, 06/18/2019

Malaysian prime minister: My Jewish friends are ‘not like other Jews’ The Malaysian prime minister has been condemned for saying that while he has some Jewish friends, “they are not like the other Jews, that’s why they a...
09:48, 06/18/2019

Thousands of Czechs demand justice minister's resignation Protesters packed the streets of Prague, blowing whistles and chanting: "We are not blind." Many worry that the Czech Republic's new justice minister ...
15:24, 05/06/2019

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...
20:24, 07/13/2019

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...
11:36, 06/19/2019

BJP's Yeddyurappa Has "Advice" For Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy Citing the Supreme Court's decision, Karnataka BJP president BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that the Speaker does not have the right to disqualify any ...
02:12, 07/15/2019

Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support New education minister Rafi Peretz has expressed his support for the therapy that tries to turn gay people straight. Often involving aversion techniqu...
19:00, 07/14/2019

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion thera...
14:48, 07/14/2019

Thai prime minister declares end of military rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a norma...
06:24, 07/15/2019

Saudi minister questions neutrality of U.N. report on Khashoggi Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday challenged the neutrality of a U.N. rapporteur's report on the murder of journalist ...
16:48, 06/19/2019

"Called Me Indian Spy": Pak Minister Defends Slapping Journalist A popular Pakistan broadcast journalist said Monday he had officially complained to police about being assaulted by a government minister, who respond...
12:12, 06/17/2019