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Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister

Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become permanent, t...

Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister

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AI Weekly: Facial recognition policy makers debate temporary moratorium vs. permanent ban While some say facial recognition software can be made to work for everyone, others say it's a "uniquely dangerous and oppressive technology."Read More...
00:39, 05/18/2019

Indonesia plans tax overhaul to make tech firms pay VAT - finance minister Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said....
21:26, 09/04/2019

Why It’s Another Bad Year for Indonesia Forest Fires An annual nuisance, stinging smoke from massive wildfires is blanketing parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this year on a greater than usual scale. Most of the blazes result from illegal slash-and-burn methods used to clear farmland for cash ...
20:00, 09/19/2019

Indonesia blames Malaysian companies for some forest fires Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world's biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest fires within its borders, in an escalating row between neighbours over regional haze....
13:26, 09/13/2019

Lax law enforcement causing Indonesia's forest fires: Greenpeace Land and forest fires are becoming very common in Indonesia. International environment watchdog Greenpeace says the government needs to strictly enforce laws against responsible parties....
17:26, 09/17/2019

Indonesia hits back at Malaysia over forest fires Indonesia on Friday rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes were also raging in parts of Malaysia and on Malaysian-owned plantations in Indonesia....
10:26, 09/13/2019

Indonesia says some forest fires started on Malaysian-controlled land Indonesia's environment minister said on Friday some forest fires in its territory had started on land used by subsidiaries of Malaysian companies, as the two neighbours traded blame for blazes that have spread haze across the region....
18:13, 09/13/2019

Sleepy To Sleepless? Indonesia's New Capital In Forest Of Borneo Island By day, the unforgiving sun glares off the road beside Ipah's wooden home with blinding brightness as a passing motorbike stirs a swirl of dust. By night, the beams of an occasional truck carrying......
05:39, 09/04/2019

Malaysia complains of smog from Indonesia as forest fires flare Malaysia's science ministry will urge Indonesia to take immediate action to fight haze, it said on Friday, as Jakarta detected a spike in the number of hot spots indicating worsening forest fires across the archipelago....
13:39, 09/06/2019

Indonesia's ragtag firefighters on frontline of Borneo's forest blazes From soon after sunrise, a group of volunteers gathers every day on Indonesia's portion of Borneo island to throw themselves into the desperate fight against the worst forest fires in years....
18:00, 09/20/2019

Indonesia sends thousands of security personnel to combat forest fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of military and police to douse forest fires after declaring an emergency in six provinces on the island of Sumatra and in the province of Kalimantan on Borneo, a disaster mitigation official said on Wednesday....
20:39, 07/31/2019

Indonesia shuts schools as smoke from forest fires takes health toll Indonesia closed more schools on Monday in parts of the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, as well as providing oxygen at health centers to help treat some of the thousands suffering respiratory infections due to choking smoke from forest fires....
18:26, 09/16/2019

Indonesia arrests around 200 as thick smog from forest fires reaches hazardous levels Dozens of people have been arrested over suspected involvement in massive forest fires in Indonesia, where thousands of hectares of ecologically rich land have been burned, engulfing the region in a thick toxic haze....
18:13, 09/18/2019

Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in forest burning would be severely punished....
08:39, 08/17/2019

Malaysia, choked by smog of forest fires in Indonesia, issues 2 million face masks to students As smog from Indonesia's sprawling forest fires chokes neighboring Malaysia, authorities there have distributed 2 million face masks to students in affected areas, state news agency Bernama reported Thursday....
19:13, 09/19/2019

Indonesia plans to move its capital from Jakarta. Here's why Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, is planning to move its capital away from Jakarta, which is suffering from severe congestion and also rapidly sinking....
10:52, 05/02/2019

Indonesia Plans to Move Its Capital to the Island of Borneo Indonesia will build a new capital city on the island of Borneo, home to some of the world’s biggest coal reserves and and orangutan habitats, as President Joko Widodo seeks to ease pressure on congested and sinking Jakarta. The new administrat...
10:52, 08/26/2019

Indonesia plans cloud seeding to avoid crop failure Indonesia is preparing to carry out cloud seeding in an effort to trigger rainfall to prevent harvest failure and forest fire, the disaster mitigation agency's spokesman said on Monday....
19:13, 07/22/2019

Indonesia plans tax overhaul to make tech firms pay VAT-finmin Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said....
07:13, 09/04/2019

Grab parks $2B for Indonesia expansion, plans 'affordable' e-healthcare Funded by SoftBank, the US$2 billion investment plans will see Grab develop an electric vehicle transport network and geomapping services as well as introduce "affordable" e-healthcare services to increase access to medical assistance in the country....
17:52, 07/29/2019

Indonesia plans to move capital city out of crowded Java island Indonesia's president has decided to move the capital of the world's fourth most populous country away from the crowded main island of Java, but has yet to finalize a new location, the planning minister said on Monday....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Indonesia plans new rules to curb jump in imports of plastic waste Indonesia plans tighter rules to combat a surge in imports of plastic waste, such as a registry of trash exporters and tougher border checks, officials said on Friday....
17:00, 07/26/2019

Indonesia chief security minister to fly to Papua as fresh protests erupt Indonesia's chief security minister said he will fly to Papua late on Wednesday after violent protests, including stone-throwing and the torching of some buildings, spread to more towns in the easternmost region over perceived discrimination....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Indonesia finance minister defends plan to raise cigarette prices Indonesia's finance minister defended on Monday a plan to raise cigarette prices by more than a third from next year to reduce smoking rates, after some in the tobacco industry said it would encourage illegal manufacturing and threaten jobs....
18:00, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesia finance minister defends plan to raise cigarette prices Indonesia's finance minister defended on Monday a plan to raise cigarette prices by more than a third from next year to reduce smoking rates, after some in the tobacco industry said it would encourage illegal manufacturing and threaten jobs....
18:52, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Pegatron eyes up to $1 bln Indonesia investment to assemble Apple phone chips -dep minister Taiwan's Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10-15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to assemble "chips for Apple smartphones", Indonesia's deputy industry minister said on Tuesday....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Pegatron eyes up to $1 billion Indonesia investment to assemble Apple phone chips: deputy minister Taiwan's Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10-15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to assemble "chips for Apple smartphones", Indonesia's deputy industry minister said on Tuesday....
13:39, 05/28/2019

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital....
10:26, 05/22/2019

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 Economic Forum this was controversially discussed, says Jo Harper....
20:39, 05/16/2019

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 Sunday....
13:39, 09/08/2019

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 Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an interview published on Saturday....
17:13, 06/08/2019

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 Thursday....
13:00, 06/20/2019

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now Indonesia is sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials.        ...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Russia plans to make 200 more Sukhoi jets despite crash: minister Russia plans to produce at least another 200 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, Industry Minister Denis Manturov told Reuters, despite a fatal crash that raised questions about the future of the country's first new passenger jet since the Soviet Union....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Quebec has no plans to offer struggling SNC Lavalin a bailout, says minister Quebec Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon says the Montreal-based company faces "obvious operational problems" but is not under financial stress that requires a bailout....
02:13, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson Sticking To Brexit Plans, Says UK's Foreign Minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on October 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
14:52, 09/08/2019

Indonesian president plans to move capital city: Planning minister Indonesian President Joko Widodo has decided to move the capital of Southeast Asia's largest economy away from the crowded main island of Java, the planning minister said on Monday....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Iran's Foreign Minister Plans North Korea Visit: Reports Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is planning to visit North Korea, Iran's state television reported on Sunday, without giving the date of the visit....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Hungary has no evidence of Huawei threat, plans rapid 5G rollout: minister Hungary has no evidence that equipment from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei poses a security threat, a government minister said on Thursday, adding that Budapest was mulling incentives to accelerate the rollout of a high-speed 5G network....
01:26, 06/21/2019

Iran foreign minister makes surprise visit to France during G7 but has no plans to meet with US Mohammad Javad Zarif was holding talks with his French counterpart to assess what conditions could lead to a de-escalation of tension between Tehran and Washington, a French official said....
20:52, 08/25/2019

Tripura Chief Minister Plans To Turn Capital Into World Class City Plans are on to elevate the status of Tripura capital to that of a world class city by providing it with modern amenities, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said....
12:13, 06/19/2019

South Africa confirms plans to block extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister South Africa's new justice minister confirmed on Saturday he would he ask the courts to reverse his predecessor's decision to have former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his home country....
18:39, 07/13/2019

Colombia court maintains moratorium on fracking Colombia's top administrative court maintained a temporary moratorium on the use of fracking on Tuesday, stymieing potential pilot projects amid ongoing arguments in a wider case regarding the use of the technique to extract oil and gas....
04:39, 09/11/2019

Sri Lanka planning executions after 43-year moratorium Capital punishment to return as president signs death warrant for four drug offendersSri Lanka’s president has ordered the execution of four drug offenders, potentially ending a 43-year moratorium on capital punishment.Maithripala Sirisena, the presi...
18:52, 06/26/2019

Brunei Extends Moratorium on Capital Punishment to Adultery, Gay Sex Brunei’s sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws, including stoning people for gay sex and adultery that sparked an international outcry....
06:13, 05/06/2019

California Has a Moratorium on Executions. Prosecutors Want New Death Sentences Anyway. The fight over the death penalty in California underscores the divide in the state between conservative prosecutors and liberal reformers like the governor....
14:52, 05/09/2019

Brunei death penalty moratorium applied to new Shariah laws KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Brunei’s sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws including stoning people for gay sex and adultery that sparked an international outcry. The United Nations has call...
06:13, 05/06/2019

Collapse of PNG deep-sea mining venture sparks calls for moratorium Papua New Guinea out of pocket $157m from failed attempt at mining material from deep-sea vents as opponents point to environmental riskThe “total failure” of PNG’s controversial deep sea mining project Solwara 1 has spurred calls for a Pacific-wide ...
02:26, 09/16/2019

Moratorium call on surveillance technology to end ‘free-for-all’ abuses: UN expert Surveillance technology should be banned immediately until “effective” national or international controls are put in place to lessen its harmful impact, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Tuesday....
18:26, 06/25/2019

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy on their opponents and critics, a U.N. expert recommended....
20:39, 06/18/2019

North Korea suggests it might lift weapons test moratorium North Korea has suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion...
13:52, 07/16/2019

Colombian fracking moratorium does not block 'investigative' projects: court Colombia's top administrative court on Tuesday clarified that a moratorium on fracking it upheld last week does not prevent "investigative" pilot projects, surprising both oil companies and environmental activists....
07:26, 09/18/2019

Opinion: Outdated NBA free-agent moratorium rules need to change Rules preventing NBA teams from contacting players before a set date once had a purpose. Teams ignore the rules today, and league should change them.       ...
14:00, 06/30/2019

U.N. draft text on digital rights ducks call for spyware moratorium U.N. member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology affects human rights, according to a draft U.N. human rights resolution seen by Reuters....
14:39, 07/02/2019

UN Draft Text on Digital Rights Ducks Call for Spyware Moratorium UN member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology affects human rights....
15:39, 07/02/2019

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy.        ...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena orders 4 executions, lifting 42-year moratorium Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena approved the executions of four drug offenders Wednesday, putting an end to the country's moratorium on the death penalty since 1976....
05:13, 06/27/2019

B.C. government announce moratorium on resource development to deal with caribou protection plan The B.C. Government is pressing the pause button on new resource development in the ongoing struggle to deal with long-term caribou protection strategies in the northeast part of the province....
00:39, 06/21/2019

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
22:26, 06/05/2019

Dig Up an Extra 30% Off Clearance at Fossil A new season means it’s a good time time to upgrade your watches, bags, and other accessories, and Fossil, a brand that’s had your back since practically the Jurassic Period, is coming through with a deal you’ll dig. Take an extra 30% off the retaile...
07:26, 07/04/2019

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which grants a reprieve to 737 inmates, up to end of his ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Fly Over to American Eagle, Where Clearance Items Are 60% Off and Everything Else Is at Least 25% Off American Eagle has a deal that will make your spirits soar: Their clearance section is 60% off, which means prices on a load of tees, button-downs, shorts, dresses, and more warm-weather apparel and accessories for men and women have plummeted. Not t...
03:52, 05/22/2019

Chip Makers Still Await Clearance to Sell to Huawei The U.S. has yet to green-light any sales to Huawei Technologies, frustrating chip makers more than two months after President Trump agreed to ease export restrictions on the Chinese telecom giant....
20:13, 09/10/2019

Kushner denies discussing his security clearance with Trump Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner denied that he spoke with the president about his security clearance, according to an interview with the Axios news outlet that comes amid a congressional investigation of the issue....
23:00, 06/03/2019

United Airlines Adds Biometric Clearance for Passengers United Airlines is taking an equity stake in Clear, a technology company that uses fingerprints and iris scans to verify a traveler’s identity at security checks....
15:52, 07/29/2019

FCC official: Clearance of Sprint, T-Mobile merger is 'significant win' The DOJ's clearance of the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is a "significant win" for the United States in 5G, FCC commissioner Brendan Carr tells CNBC....
20:39, 07/26/2019

Best Buy clearance deal brings well-reviewed Asus ZenFone 5Q down to $180 ($120 off) Asus is not what we'd call a very well-established and popular smartphone vendor in the US, but the Taiwan-based company occasionally brings respectable Android handsets with sleek designs, great features, and extremely reasonable price points states...
03:52, 06/12/2019

COA Member Expresses Dissent Over Conflict Of Interest Clearance Of CAC CoA member Diana Edulji expressed her dissent but was overruled 2-1, clearing the Cricket Advisory Committee of conflict of interest and paving the way for them to appoint the next India's head coach....
23:26, 08/05/2019

Upgrade Your Next Outdoor Adventure With an Extra 60% Off Clearance at Eddie Bauer It’s spring, so get outside! And while you’re at it, stock up on tons of apparel and gear from Eddie Bauer. The brand’s entire clearance section is an extra 60% off right now with promo code MAY60. Plenty of shirts, shorts, hats, shoes, and much more...
20:26, 05/02/2019

BCCI CEO To Meet Sports Ministry Officials For Clearance Of Tours South Africa A and women's teams' tours to India have hit a roadblock as the BCCI is yet to get the mandatory clearance letter from the sports ministry required for visiting sides....
18:26, 08/08/2019

Bristol to divest Celgene's psoriasis treatment in FTC clearance push Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Monday it would divest Celgene Corp's psoriasis treatment Otezla as the companies look to gain approval for their $74 billion deal from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Fred's will close 129 stores and hold clearance sales. Here's a map of each location Discount retailer Fred's said it will close another 129 stores and hold clearance sales as the company works to repay debt and diversify its product selection....
18:39, 07/12/2019

J.Crew Factory Is Taking Up to 70% Off Men's and Women's Styles, Plus an Extra 50% Off Clearance J.Crew Factory is already marked down significantly compared to its regular J.Crew counterpart, but now, the Factory is taking its discounts to a whole new level. Men’s and women’s styles on the site are 60% to 70% off, kids’ styles are 50% off, and ...
23:00, 05/27/2019

Scientists in Japan get clearance for growing human-animal hybrids Genetic modification can be a touchy subject in scientific circles, especially when the life form being modified is an animal. Researchers fear that the consequences of rogue scientists “playing God” will lead us down a scary path, and th...
07:00, 07/31/2019

Euronext wins clearance from Norway government to buy Oslo Bors European stock market operator Euronext said it had won clearance from Norway's Ministry of Finance to buy up to 100% of Oslo Bors, pushing Euronext closer to victory over Nasdaq in its bid to buy Oslo Bors....
10:52, 05/13/2019

Work Up a Sweat With an Extra 25% Off Nike's Entire Clearance Section When it comes to having a corner on the market, nothing really compares to Nike. And right now, use the code SAVE25 and take an extra 25% off their entire clearance section for both men and women. Over 2,500 already-discounted items are even cheaper ...
23:52, 05/24/2019

GE Healthcare wins FDA clearance for algorithms to spot type of collapsed lung The company's Critical Care Suite, a collection of AI algorithms, is designed to prioritize critical cases for pneumothorax, a type of collapsed lung....
21:00, 09/12/2019

Ex-White House Official Says No One Pressured Him to Overturn Security Clearance Recommendations Carl Kline’s appearance before Congress was the latest episode in a continuing debate over the vetting and approval of the people working for President Trump....
01:52, 05/03/2019

After dispute, ex-White House security clearance official meets U.S. lawmakers The former head of White House security clearances spoke with U.S. congressional investigators on Wednesday, after a dispute about his appearance, on an issue that sources have said involves President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law....
22:26, 05/01/2019

US sues Edward Snowden for failing to submit book to government for clearance The Justice Department said it was seeking to recover "all proceeds earned by Snowden because of his failure to submit his publication for pre-publication review in violation of his alleged contractual and fiduciary obligations."...
20:39, 09/17/2019

Antonio Brown has located newer versions of his old helmet, awaits NFL clearance Antonio Brown's agent said his client has located newer versions of the Raiders receiver's preferred helmet model and is working to get them cleared.       ...
20:13, 08/14/2019

United Airlines offers easier biometric clearance for frequent flyers United Airlines is joining the likes of Delta and British Airways in using biometric security to speed up your airport visits. The airline has forged a deal with Clear that will bring speedy facial recognition and fingerprint scanning to its frequen...
22:13, 07/29/2019

Big Baller Brand's demise looks imminent with sad clearance sale at a local gym Big Baller Brand once charged $50 for its T-shirts, and those prices were slashed to $5 at the pop-up shop at a volleyball tournament.       ...
07:00, 07/17/2019

House Democrats probe Trump's overhaul of security clearance process A U.S. congressional committee on Monday demanded documents from the Trump administration relating to its overhaul of the background check process that determines who can handle America’s secret information....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Walmart's Summer Clearance sale: deals on Apple Watch, TVs, laptops and more If you missed out on Prime Day this year, then you're in luck. Walmart's summer clearance sale is in full swing, with massive savings on everything from 4K TVs and laptops to kitchen appliances and vacuums. The best part about Walmart&apos...
18:39, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Bristol to divest Celgene's psoriasis treatment in FTC clearance push Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Monday it would divest Celgene Corp's psoriasis treatment Otezla as the companies look to gain approval for their $74 billion deal from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill Gets Union Cabinet Clearance; 5 Things To Know The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill has been cleared by the Union Cabinet for the second time now and is due to be presented in Parliament. away. Here are five points on how it will help us drive......
19:00, 06/26/2019

Official says White House never told him to change a security clearance decision -source The former head of White House security clearances told congressional investigators on Wednesday he was never instructed to change a security clearance determination by anyone at the White House, a source familiar with his closed-door interview said....
05:39, 05/02/2019

Cummings schedules testimony from ex-White House security official in clearance probe House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., scheduled an interview for this upcoming Wednesday with former White House Personnel Security Director Carl Kline amid the Congressional investigation into White House security clearances....
05:26, 04/29/2019

Monday's Best Deals: Wayfair Labor Day Clearance, Razer Sale, Jabra Headphones, and More An August Smart Lock sale, the first discount on the ModMic Wireless, an Outward Hound Gold Box, and refurbished iPad Pros lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web....
18:26, 08/26/2019

Watch: Jamaica goalie whiffs clearance, allows easy goal at Women's World Cup Jamaican goalie Nicole McClure surrendered an easy goal to Sam Kerr and whiffing on an attempted clearance during a loss to Australia at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
18:52, 06/19/2019

REI's Massive Summer Clearance Sale Includes Plenty of Deals For the Fall and Winter Too Summer is drawing to a close, and that means it’s time once again for REI’s annual summer clearance, offering huge markdowns on thousands of past-season styles from the biggest brands....
20:39, 08/16/2019

Rand Paul: 'Insiders' say John Brennan lost 'need to know' clearance and access to classified info Sen. Rand Paul said White House "insiders" assured him former CIA Director John Brennan's access to classified information has been cut after it was reported he still had his security clearance in spite of a presidential order....
05:26, 06/13/2019

Apex Legends' Solo Mode Should Be Permanent Apex Legends’ limited time solo mode kicked off today, allowing players to ditch their squad for a lonesome contest for survival. While Apex Legends is built around teamplay—picking the right hero combinations and communicating with the other two mem...
03:39, 08/14/2019

Eye in the Sky: LAPD Makes Drone Usage Permanent Anyone who’s lived in L.A. knows that helicopters—particularly, ones manned by the LAPD—are a staple of the city’s skies. Now, a small fleet of drones will be permanently added to the department’s surveillance arsenal, raising concerns from civil lib...
23:26, 09/11/2019

Here Are The Charges You Pay To Get A Permanent Account Number (PAN) Card A physical PAN card is printed and dispatched at the communication address provided by the applicant, whereas an electronic- or e-PAN card is sent in a PDF format through email....
17:26, 07/26/2019

Kline takes responsibility for White House security clearance process, but Democrats vow to continue digging Former White House personnel security director Carl Kline took responsibility for a security clearance process criticized for overruling multiple recommended denials for senior government officials, according to members of Congress who privately inte...
17:13, 05/02/2019

Cuomo proposes making ‘New York Buy American’ act permanent Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to make permanent a bill requiring New York’s big infrastructure projects to use American-made steel and iron, he said Saturday. The “New York Buy American Act,” which first took effect in April 2018 and was ...
03:00, 09/08/2019

Neuville: WRC needs permanent rally officiator after Chile red flag Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville has called on the FIA to give the World Rally Championship a permanent rally officiator, along the lines of Formula 1's race director role...
14:52, 05/30/2019

Iran declares ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy with US after sanctions Iran responded to President Trump’s decision to impose tough sanctions on Tehran by declaring a “permanent closure” of a path of diplomacy between the two nations. The statement from Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs was the ...
09:52, 06/25/2019

5 Things To Know Before Applying For PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card According to the Income Tax Department, online applications for PAN card can be made through either of the websites of NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) and UTITSL....
02:26, 07/21/2019

FBI, DHS task forces to address election security are now permanent In response to questions after a speech Friday in front of the Council on Foreign Relations, FBI director Christopher Wray called Russian efforts using social media to influence elections in the US "pretty much a 365-days-a-year" threat. According to...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia approves permanent residency for first time Saudi Arabia approves creation of permanent residency permit for the first time for certain expatriates that allows them to own real estate in the kingdom and reside in the country without a Saudi sponsor...
20:52, 05/15/2019

Motor racing: Mercedes to keep permanent red star for Lauda Mercedes will keep a red star on their Formula One cars as a permanent remembrance of triple world champion Niki Lauda, the team's non-executive chairman who died last Monday....
16:13, 05/26/2019

Guidemaster: The best dash cams worthy of a permanent place in your car Enlarge / Garmin Dash Cam Mini. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Update: Our original Dash Cam Guidemaster was published in March 2018, but we recently tested out some of the newest options and updated our picks—just in time for 2019 summer road trips....
20:52, 06/25/2019

Napoli sign goalkeeper Ospina on permanent contract "Serie A runners-up Napoli have signed Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina on a permanent transfer after a season\u0027s loan from Arsenal, both clubs said on Thursday."...
22:52, 07/04/2019

| Afghanistan loya jirga demands 'immediate and permanent' ceasefire A historic "loya jirga" peace summit in Kabul ended with delegates from across Afghanistan demanding an immediate and permanent ceasefire, and President Ashraf Ghani saying he was conditionally prepared to implement the call....
03:26, 05/04/2019

iPhones now display a ‘permanent’ warning if you try to replace the battery yourself A new report says that Apple is using some kind of mechanism that essentially throws up a massive error message if anyone other than an Apple technician attempts to put a new battery in an iPhone — even if the battery itself is an Apple product. The ...
00:52, 08/09/2019

Diocese recommends permanent suspension for accused priest OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Catholic diocese in Kentucky has recommended a priest accused of sexually abusing two juveniles be permanently suspended from public ministry. The Messenger-Inquirer reports the Catholic Diocese of Owensboro released a stateme...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Attendance drops for 12 MLB teams, as loss of gate takes on more permanent look Major League Baseball’s attendance problem is not going away, as a significant dip in 2018 has endured into the new season.        ...
00:00, 05/01/2019

France Pushes For India, Others As Permanent UN Security Council Members India and nations like Germany, Brazil and Japan are "absolutely needed" as permanent members of a reformed and enlarged UN Security Council to better reflect contemporary realities and the addition......
08:52, 05/07/2019

Greece proposes Parthenon marbles swap, says still wants their permanent return Greece confirmed on Tuesday its readiness to loan treasures to the British Museum in return for being able to temporarily exhibit the Parthenon marbles but also said the proposal did not alter its......
06:00, 09/04/2019

Lukoil CEO calls for permanent OPEC deal, volumes can be changed Russian oil producer Lukoil's chief executive said on Thursday that the oil output deal between OPEC and its allies should stay in place permanently and that volumes of oil outlined within it could be changed....
13:13, 06/20/2019

US Sanctions On Supreme Leader Is "Permanent Closure" Of Diplomacy: Iran Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
17:39, 06/25/2019

'Deep state' unlikely in DC but 'permanent bureaucracy' probably exists, Brit Hume says A nefarious "deep state" likely doesn't really exist in Washington but a "permanent bureaucracy" probably does -- and that can be a good thing, Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said Tuesday....
07:39, 05/29/2019

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims' compensation A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center for the next 70 years, a move that would avoid steep benefit reduct...
01:13, 06/13/2019

Woman visits Macy’s for makeup, leaves with permanent ‘X’ on face An Ohio woman who dropped by Macy’s to get her makeup done wound up with a tattoo-like “X” on her cheek that won’t scrub off, she claims in a new lawsuit. Judy Pleunik visited the department store in the Baybrook Mall in Houston, Texas for a beauty c...
16:52, 06/28/2019

Malaysia Says Can Revoke Zakir Naik's 'Permanent Resident' Status Malaysia can revoke the Permanent Resident (PR) status of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik should it be proven that his actions harmed the country's "well-being", the country's Prime Minister......
03:26, 08/17/2019

Celtic name Lennon as permanent boss after successful interim stint "Celtic confirmed Neil Lennon as their permanent manager on a 12-month rolling contract after the Northern Irishman helped them secure an unprecedented \u0027treble-treble\u0027 this season, the Scottish club said on Friday."...
18:00, 05/31/2019

US government sues Edward Snowden over his new memoir 'Permanent Record' The suit claims Edward Snowden, living in exile in Moscow, violated the agreements by publishing the book without submitting for review        ...
00:00, 09/18/2019

Villa sign winger El Ghazi on permanent deal from Lille "Aston Villa have announced the signing of winger Anwar El Ghazi from Lille on a four-year deal after his successful loan spell at Villa Park last season, the newly-promoted Premier League club said on Monday."...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base gate soon to be permanent entrance TUCSON – Driving on Golf Links can be a nightmare commute. The gate at Wilmot and Valencia Roads is a win-win for airmen going to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and civilian drivers. The base entrances on Golf Links at Swan and Golf Links at Cray...
07:39, 05/24/2019

13 small but cool new iOS features, from faster scrolling to permanent hotspot It took Apple nearly two and a half hours to go through all the new developments in its walled software garden during the WWDC 2019 keynote, and for a good reason. This is one of the biggest new iOS releases in recent memory, complete with both user-...
02:39, 06/06/2019

Steps To Update Address Given On Your PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card Permanent Account Number or PAN, a ten-digit alphanumeric identifier, is issued by Income Tax Department. Each assessee (such as individual, firm or company) is issued a unique PAN. Subscribers can......
05:00, 07/25/2019

Congress sends Trump permanent renewal of 9/11 responders' compensation The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed and sent to President Donald Trump legislation authorizing permanent benefits for police, firefighters and other first responders suffering from illnesses and injuries related to their work in the aftermath of the Se...
07:00, 07/24/2019

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the funding and to pay for the measure, by a vote of 96-2....
00:13, 07/24/2019

Matteo Salvini’s Permanent Campaign Turns to European Parliament Since taking office, the hard-line Italian populist has hardly been in the office. With European Parliament elections approaching, he has gone into overdrive....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Pak Top Court Rejects Nawaz Sharif Plea For Permanent Bail Pakistan's Supreme Court today dismissed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's plea seeking permanent bail on medical grounds, saying that it did not see an immediate threat to his life....
20:13, 05/03/2019

Permanent Record by Edward Snowden review – the whistleblower’s memoir The call of duty and a patriotic pedigree are given priority in Snowden’s account of his motivations – and he warns of dangers aheadTowards the end of Edward Snowden’s memoir, he hands the narrative to his partner, Lindsay Mills, in the form of the d...
14:00, 09/14/2019

Heart strain from extreme exercise doesn't cause permanent damage, study says High-intensity running put more strain on the heart and drive up biomarkers that would otherwise indicate cardiac risk, but the damage they warn of is not permanent, researchers say....
15:00, 06/28/2019

Permanent Record review: Edward Snowden writes in 50 shades of grey The whistleblower offers part-confession, part-J’accuse, an ambiguous tale for a nation which doesn’t know what to thinkEighteen years after the towers fell and the Pentagon burned, nearly three in four Americans call terror a national priority. Almo...
12:26, 09/22/2019

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott Make Their Love Even More Permanent as She Tattoos Him Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott have made their relationship just a tad more permanent. No, we're not talking about an engagement ring (yet). Kylie threw Travis an over-the-top......
12:39, 05/05/2019

Alfa Romeo makes permanent front wing fix after Baku exclusion Alfa Romeo has made a permanent front wing tweak to ensure Kimi Raikkonen's exclusion from Formula 1 qualifying in Azerbaijan is not repeated at the Spanish Grand Prix....
15:52, 05/10/2019

Foreign Ministry Briefed UN's Permanent Members On Kashmir Move: Sources The foreign ministry today briefed the UN Security Council's five permanent members and the foreign media on the government's momentous move on Jammu and Kashmir - ending the state's special status......
22:39, 08/05/2019

Zandra Rhodes: 'If I were Queen, I’d have a permanent mark on my head from always wearing my crown' The designer rivalled royalty with her Elizabethan outfit – one of her own designs – at the Barbican’s opening in 1982I am wearing a look from my Elizabethan collection from 1981. I love it because I wore it to a very memorable event during a very me...
07:26, 06/05/2019

This Groundbreaking Portrait of Beyoncé Will Be Added to the Smithsonian Gallery’s Permanent Collection A historic portrait of Beyoncé taken by photographer Tyler Mitchell will be displayed at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. The portrait of Beyoncé made history last year, when Mitchell became the first black photographer to sho...
10:26, 08/08/2019

Gigstreem raises $10 million for high-speed permanent and event broadband Gigstreem, a Tysons, Virginia-based company providing residential, business, and temporary broadband solutions, has raised $10 million in funding.Read More...
15:13, 09/12/2019

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
04:00, 07/14/2019

American Airlines wins permanent court block against alleged disruption by mechanics A U.S. federal court on Monday issued a permanent injunction against American Airlines Group Inc's mechanics union, which the airline had accused of illegal slowdowns it said had devastated its operations during the peak summer travel season....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Winnipeg Humane Society calls for permanent closure to zoo’s controversial stingray exhibit The Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) is calling for the zoo to permanently shut down the Stingray Beach exhibit, citing unnecessary stress, confinement and suffering on the part of the stingrays....
22:00, 07/03/2019

Crystal Palace want to sign Chelsea loanee Michy Batshuayi on a permanent basis Roy Hodgson urged Crystal Palace to secure the futures of Wilfried Zaha and Aaron Wan-Bissaka and chase the permanent signing of Michy Batshuayi after watching them excel in beating Bournemouth 5-3....
09:00, 05/13/2019

We have become a land of permanent crisis. This suits the blustering liars of Brexit | Nick Cohen This government’s shameless thirst for power is such that it will stop at nothing to deliver no dealBoris Johnson’s lies encapsulate Britain’s democratic decay. They are the bluster of a man who holds parliament and political accountability in contem...
02:13, 09/01/2019

Democrats' Medicare for All plans must consider union-negotiated health plans: AFL-CIO chief Democratic White House hopefuls should ensure their Medicare for All proposals honor union-negotiated private insurance, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, head of the largest federation of U.S. labor unions, said on Thursday....
22:26, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 1-American Airlines wins permanent court block against alleged disruption by mechanics A U.S. federal court on Monday issued a permanent injunction against American Airlines Group Inc's mechanics union, which the airline had accused of illegal slowdowns it said had devastated its operations during the peak summer travel season....
05:52, 08/13/2019

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
20:52, 05/21/2019

'The Challenge Is Permanent': Naomi Campbell Reveals 'Revolting' Racist Incident at a French Hotel Naomi Campbell is perhaps the most enduring and recognizable supermodel in the world, but as she revealed in an interview with Paris Match (translated from French via Google), her stardom is still no safeguard from racism. Saying “the challenge is pe...
23:52, 07/31/2019

Sony Xperia XZ3 price drops further to $500, Xperia XZ2 Compact gets 'clearance' discount As the official US release of the extra-tall, Snapdragon 855-powered Sony Xperia 1 is finally drawing near, the compelling deals on the Snapdragon 845-packing Xperia XZ3 are piling on and getting sweeter by the day. Originally available for an exorbi...
21:13, 05/18/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
21:39, 04/28/2019

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy....
08:00, 06/25/2019

Crystal Palace yet to make decision over permanent Lucas Perri deal as interest in loanee goalkeeper mounts Lucas Perri is attracting interest from Galatasaray and Sporting Lisbon, with Crystal Palace yet to make a decision over whether to make his loan move permanent....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Future Iran agreement needs 'permanent prohibition' on nukes and must address ballistic missiles, Trump's Pentagon nominee says President Trump's nominee for defense secretary said a future nuclear agreement with Iran should include a more permanent end to the country's nuclear activities and address its ballistic missile program....
20:00, 07/16/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development......
17:39, 06/07/2019

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 serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
15:39, 06/01/2019

Two aides of Lebanese minister shot dead as convoy hit by gunfire - minister Two bodyguards of a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
19:52, 06/30/2019

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 minister, Sky News reported....
12:26, 05/26/2019

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 poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha......
14:52, 06/01/2019

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 home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
07:13, 07/13/2019

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 or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson’s insistence...
08:39, 09/09/2019

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
21:00, 06/30/2019

Edward Snowden memoir, 'Permanent Record,' coming in September Metropolitan Books announced Thursday that Snowden’s “Permanent Record” will be released simultaneously in more than 20 countries.        ...
17:26, 08/01/2019

Google Home and Home Max get limited-time discounts on top of permanent price cuts Google made some interesting (and confusing) changes to its smart speaker lineup recently, unveiling the extra-large Nest Hub Max and rebranding the Google Home Hub to Nest Hub. The latter move also came with a permanent price cut from $149 to $129, ...
09:26, 06/03/2019

A Step-By-Step Guide On How To Apply For Permanent Account Number (PAN) According to the Income Tax Department, online applications for PAN card can be made through either of the websites of NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) and UTITSL(UTI Infrastructure......
20:39, 07/18/2019

This Is What It's Like To Be Rescued After Your Plane Crashes In The Forest Little planes go down all the time, and it would really help people get into them if the occupants didn’t die every time one did. That’s what makes the Cirrus SR22 such a brilliant little aircraft, as it has a parachute not just for the pilot, or th...
22:13, 08/05/2019

Fires are raging in the Amazon forest. Here’s how you can help A record number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon region have been linked to an increase in deforestation. According to CNN, the Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and roughly half the size of the United States. It is key to the health of ...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Keane leaves Nottingham Forest "Roy Keane\u0027s tenure as Nottingham Forest\u0027s assistant manager has come to an end, with the Championship club\u0027s former midfielder leaving his role on Sunday after only five months."...
18:13, 06/23/2019

Why A Football Stadium Was Turned Into A Forest Almost the whole pitch of the 32,000-capacity Woerthersee stadium, which hosted some of the fixtures of the Euro 2008 tournament, has been covered in 300 trees....
19:13, 09/06/2019

What Do You Mean They Almost Called It the 'Tropical Moist Forest' I have never considered myself someone who, without exception, finds the word “moist” gross. I don’t object to the use of the word—if something is moist, there’s nothing wrong with calling it moist—but I think I’ve finally come across one use of the ...
23:53, 09/16/2019

The myth of the wild German forest As Amazon rainforest is decimated by widespread fires and logging, we can look to a long German tradition of burning and clearing woodlands — and solutions that have included systematic replanting and forest management....
18:26, 08/30/2019

EU sets up fleet to combat forest fires Several European countries have been hit by forest fires over the past two years, in which more than 300 people have died. The EU is building up a fleet of fire-fighting aircraft which it hopes will prevent more fires....
16:00, 07/22/2019

Diversity breeds stability in forest ecosystems Forest ecosystems with a diversity of tree species are better able to withstand environmental stress, according to a new study by researchers in Germany....
19:52, 09/05/2019

| 500 firefighters to battle blaze in French forest More than 500 firefighters have been deployed to battle a blaze that has already destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest in southern France, the fire service said....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Amazon rain forest fires can be seen from space The Amazon rain forest fires can be seen from space, and NASA can see these fires from space. Veuer’s Keri Lumm reports.        ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

The Amazon Forest Fires Are a Form of 'Genocide' When Richard Pearshouse visited indigenous communities in the Brazilian Amazon in April to investigate illegal deforestation, he heard countless horrors of land grabbers directly threatening and intimidating people. One story, however, really stuck w...
04:52, 08/24/2019

German forest fires leap from 400 to 1,700 in a year The number of forest fires in Germany jumped fourfold last year, setting a 15-year high. Hot, dry conditions have increased threat levels, and there are concerns local fire brigades are ill-equipped to respond....
14:13, 06/22/2019

How Japanese Forest Bathing Can Save Your Life Walking in the woods has measurable health benefits, and professor Yoshifumi Miyazaki is studying how to spread those benefits to as many people as possible. According to his research, spending time in nature can lower your blood pressure and decreas...
03:13, 06/11/2019

Drones map Chernobyl’s Red Forest for radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination. Researchers from the UK’s University of Bristol, working as part of the National...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas...
16:52, 06/10/2019

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous night of European election results....
08:52, 05/27/2019

Nottingham Forest 1-2 West Brom: Championship – as it happened Kyle Edwards and Matt Phillips made the most of Aro Muric mistakes to earn West Brom the victory at Nottingham Forest 8.10pm BST Related: Bizarre goal from Matt Phillips earns West Brom narrow win over Forest 7.42pm BST Thanks for joining me. Espec...
02:00, 08/04/2019

Fires in Amazon Rain Forest Have Surged This Year More than 74,000 wildfires have been detected in the world’s largest rain forest this year, an 84 percent increase from the same period last year, Brazil’s space research center said....
01:13, 08/22/2019

The Latest: Slovenia police find 46 migrants in van, forest Police in northeastern Slovenia say 40 migrants were discovered packed inside a van and another six who couldn’t fit inside the vehicle were found in a forest nearby...
15:26, 09/10/2019

Malaysia complains of smog from Indonesian forest fires Residents inhaling smoke from peat and trees burned hundreds of miles awayAn increase in Indonesian forest fires – the sharpest rise since 2015 – has infuriated neighbouring Malaysia, where residents are inhaling smoke from peat and trees burned hund...
02:52, 09/07/2019

A 27-year-old hiker has been missing in a Hawaiian forest for more than a week GoFundMe Kyle Brittain, 27, was last seen on August 30 while hiking in Waipio Valley on Hawaii's Big Island. His father, Steve Brittain, told KHON that another hiker last saw Kyle near a bathroom at the Waipio Valley overlook around 6 a.m. A poli...
17:00, 09/10/2019

| Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates The number of forest fires in Brazil has surged, official data shows, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of the Amazon....
13:39, 08/23/2019

Hawaii woman rescued from forest told self not to give up WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago says she at times struggled not to give up. Amanda Eller tells the New York Times that despite these moments, she told he...
21:26, 05/26/2019

Forest-killing bark beetles also might help ecosystem, experts say Tiny bark beetles the size of a black bean have killed mountainsides of pine trees in the West, but ecologists and forest managers disagree about whether they are a pest or a boon to wildlife ecosystems....
05:13, 09/06/2019

Yoga teacher rescued after two weeks alone in Hawaiian forest Rescue crews found the yoga instructor who went missing for two weeks in a Hawaiian forest — and revealed she lived on plants and water to survive. Amanda Eller, 35, was found late Friday, 16 days after she went missing during a hike on the Mak...
16:26, 05/25/2019

Forest the size of the US could stop climate change - study Planting an area the size of the US with trees would be the most effective way to combat change, according to a study published in the journal Science....
06:52, 07/05/2019

419-million-year-old fossilized forest discovered in China The fossilized remains of a 419-million-year-old forest have been found in China, giving researchers new insights into a time when life began to emerge from the sea. The site, which is approximately the size of 35 soccer fields (250,000 square meters...
06:00, 08/10/2019

419 million-year-old fossilized forest discovered in China The fossilized-remains of a 419 million-year-old forest have been found in China, giving researchers new insights into a time when life began to emerge from the sea....
23:13, 08/09/2019

U.S. forest firefighting icon Smokey Bear turns 75 Smokey Bear, the cartoon mascot for one of the longest-running public service advertising campaigns in America, warning of wildfire dangers, turned 75 on Friday....
06:52, 08/10/2019

Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat forest fires Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the country, the joint chief of staff for the country's military said on Saturday....
19:13, 08/24/2019

Leeds United 1-1 Nottingham Forest: Championship – as it happened 3.07pm BST That’s all from Elland Road. Plenty to discuss for both sets of fans as they make their way home. Thanks for joining us! 2.59pm BST And we have a match report for you of today’s Elland Road stalemate. Note the picture of the Forest goal wh...
19:52, 08/10/2019

Woman, 35, disappears at Hawaii national forest, officials say Volunteers and first responders continued to search on Sunday for a 35-year-old woman who authorities say disappeared last week outside of a Hawaii national park....
03:00, 05/13/2019

Fly Through The Forbidden Forest On New 'Harry Potter' Roller Coaster Happy Potter fans have something to rejoice about after Universal Studios Orlando's new 'Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure' ride opened on Thursday to a hugely appreciative response....
14:26, 06/19/2019

NC State rallies past Wake Forest 6-5 in ACC tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Terrell Tatum’s two-run infield single keyed North Carolina State’s four-run ninth inning that rallied the Wolfpack past Wake Forest 6-5 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Third-seeded N.C. ...
08:13, 05/24/2019

Storm uncovers 4,500-year-old prehistoric forest in Wales A mysterious prehistoric forest has risen again on a Welsh beach thanks to Storm Hannah. The collection of ancient tree stumps had been buried under water and sand more than 4,500 years ago and now people are connecting it to an ancient legend about ...
17:39, 05/28/2019

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers and parents have howled for Ben Sherman’s r...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Forest fire burns through Greek nature reserve for 3rd day Greek authorities have reinforced firefighters battling a major forest fire burning out of control in nature reserve on the island of Evia for a third day, while water-dropping aircraft were trying to extinguish the flames in a hard-to-reach canyon...
09:26, 08/15/2019

Roy Keane leaves Nottingham Forest after five months at club Keane wants to focus on his own managerial careerDeparture from City Ground described as amicableRoy Keane’s brief return to Nottingham Forest is over after he informed Martin O’Neill he wants to leave the club to try to resurrect his own managerial ...
17:26, 06/23/2019

The Austrian football stadium with a forest on the pitch – in pictures ‘For Forest – The Unending Attraction of Nature’ by Klaus Littmann has transformed the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt into Austria’s largest public art installation Continue reading......
18:52, 09/06/2019

Firefighters battle forest blaze in central Spain With 38C forecast, emergency services work to contain fire in Castilla-La Mancha and Madrid regionFirefighters in central Spain are battling strong winds and high temperatures as they struggle to control a fire that has already destroyed over 5,000 a...
15:52, 06/30/2019

From destruction to rejuvenation: When forest fires are a good thing Fires can be catastrophic in rainforests such as the Amazon, but they don't necessarily spell disaster everywhere — sometimes they help replenish ecosystems. There is even life that needs heat and fire to survive....
16:26, 08/28/2019

G7 offers emergency aid to fight Amazon forest fires Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Monday offered $20 million of emergency aid to help battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, a gesture Brazil slammed as colonialist....
05:13, 08/27/2019

Nearing Tipping Point: What You Need To Know About Amazon Forest Fires As Brazil and the world mobilize soldiers and finances in response to a wave of wildfires in the Amazon, far more is at stake than Brazil's international reputation....
10:00, 08/28/2019

Heat, wildfires could alter Alaska's forest composition If global warming continues unabated and wildfires become bigger, stronger and burn more frequently among northern climates, scientists worry the composition of Alaska's northern forests could be permanently altered....
00:52, 08/27/2019

QB Newman leads Wake Forest's rout of Elon Jamie Newman passed for five touchdowns as Wake Forest overpowered in-state FCS opponent Elon for a 49-7 homecoming victory Saturday afternoon at BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, N.C....
01:52, 09/22/2019

US tribe can hunt in Bighorn National Forest says US top court An 1868 treaty which gave Crow tribe members the right to hunt did not expire after Wyoming became a state, the US Supreme Court has ruled. The decision holds federal government accountable to its obligations....
03:39, 05/21/2019

Brazil welcomes help to fight forest fires, will decide how to use it The Brazilian government said on Tuesday that it welcomed all foreign aid from organizations or countries to help fight the forest fires in the Amazon, as long as it could decide how to use the assistance....
06:52, 08/28/2019

Nottingham Forest v West Brom: Championship – live! Championship updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offLamouchi up for challenge in ‘world’s worst league’Get in touch! Email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 6.59pm BST 71 mins: Gibbs goes off with an injury and is replaced by Conor Townsend. 6.57pm BST 69 mins...
20:13, 08/03/2019

G7 to release emergency aid for Amazon forest fire crisis Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations have agreed to release more than $20 million of emergency aid to help countries battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
20:00, 08/26/2019

Man Saved By His Dog During Tiger Attack In Madhya Pradesh Forest A man was saved by his dog after a tiger attacked him in Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh today. Pancham Gajba, 22, and his brother were returning from a forest near Paraspani village in the morning......
06:26, 06/02/2019

Nintendo Switch Is Getting A Ton Of New Indie Games (Including Ori And The Blind Forest) There are a bunch of indie games newly coming to the Switch, including the Microsoft-published Ori and the Blind Forest, which will be coming to the platform on September 27, Nintendo announced in its “Indie World Showcase.”...
17:52, 08/19/2019

Nottingham Forest sack manager O'Neill, bring in Lamouchi "Nottingham Forest have sacked manager Martin O\u0027Neill after five months in charge, replacing him with former Stade Rennes boss Sabri Lamouchi, the Championship club said on Friday."...
17:26, 06/28/2019

Forest Service issues review of Rosemont Copper mine PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Forest Service has issued its draft environmental review of a proposed underground copper mine in the mountains east of Phoenix, saying it favors the one of six alternatives that would keep the project’s tailings i...
04:13, 08/11/2019

Forest officials seek volunteers for Daniel Boone committee WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Federal forestry officials are seeking volunteers to serve on an advisory committee that serves the Daniel Boone National Forest in eastern Kentucky. Forest Supervisor Dan Olsen says they are looking for eight new members for t...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Israel forest fire threatens Christian transfiguration shrine Church escapes damage as wildfires destroy 500 acres of vegetation on Mount TaborA forest fire in northern Israel that threatened a church where Christians believe the transfiguration of Jesus took place was extinguished without the shrine being dama...
19:52, 07/28/2019

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are demanding that chimpanzees be protected before it is too late....
05:39, 06/05/2019

Tranmere heading for Wembley final after edging out Forest Green James Norwood struck his 32nd goal of the season to help take Tranmere to Wembley for the Sky Bet League Two play-off final against Newport on 25 May.A header from Forest Green’s captain, Joseph Mills, after 13 minutes cancelled out Ollie Banks’ crac...
23:52, 05/13/2019

Fire consumes 6,000 acres in Tonto National Forest in Arizona https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/weather/2018/08/03/caption/why-wildfires-are-becoming-the-new-normal-tcal-orig.cnn_2203895_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – Firefighters are still working to contain a fast-moving wildfire in the Tonto National...
01:26, 06/09/2019

Storm Reveals 4,500-Year-Old Forest of a ‘Sunken Kingdom’ in Wales A storm has revealed an amazing sight on a beach in Wales. High gusts of winds have exposed an ancient forest of dead trees that are 4,500 years old. These submerged trees are believed to have inspired a legend about a sunken kingdom that has played ...
19:13, 05/24/2019

137 More Giant Artifacts Found in Deep Forest Around the Plain of Jars The Plain of Jars in the Xieng Khouang plain of Laos is a curious phenomenon that has had archaeologists and the like scratching their heads for years. The unusual site has thousands of megalithic stone jars scattered across nearly one hundred sites ...
04:26, 05/16/2019

Fire ignites in Tonto National Forest following monsoon storm CAVE CREEK, Ariz.- Tuesday evening, a fire was reported after a monsoon storm moved through the area approximately seven miles Northwest of Cave Creek and 14 miles East of Black Canyon City covering 400 acres. Igniting in the Tonto National Forest, d...
21:26, 09/05/2019

Man’s arm eaten alive by aggressive bug that’s like ‘forest fire burning your skin’ When teacher Chris Gordon woke up with a warm, tennis ball-sized bump on his elbow, he went to get checked out by his doctor. At first, he was told that he might have cellulitis – a kind of inflammatory infection in the deeper layers of the skin. Bec...
04:00, 05/25/2019

Hiker missing in Hawaii for more than two weeks found alive in forest _____ A 35-year-old hiker who was missing for more than two weeks was found alive on Friday in a Hawaiian forest, the woman’s mother confirmed to NBC News affiliate KHNL in Honolulu. Amanda Eller was reported missing in Maui on May 9 after she ...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Madagascar forest destruction wiping out humans' tiniest relative As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction half a world away in Madagascar, driving humanity's smallest relative - the Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur - to extinction....
13:39, 09/06/2019

Madagascar forest destruction is wiping out humans’ tiniest relative KIRINDY FOREST, Madagascar — As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction half a world away in Madagascar, driving humanity’s smallest relative — the Madame Berthe’s mo...
20:26, 09/06/2019

How Austria's far right turned the stadium artwork 'For Forest' into a campaign issue The art installation of 299 trees in a stadium aims to draw attention to the fragility of forests, but right-wing populists misappropriated the project for their election campaign. DW asked artist Klaus Littmann why....
20:13, 09/13/2019

North Carolina vs. Wake Forest: Tar Heels a live underdog The Wildcat returns for his 23rd season in the Post. Including the 1997-2018 seasons in the Bettor’s Guide, Cat’s record in print stands at 615-520 (54.2 percent) against the spread. North Carolina (+3) over WAKE FOREST: Heels coach Mack Brown has ca...
19:39, 09/13/2019

Woman found alive after two weeks in Hawaii forest park Amanda Eller was spotted in the bed of a creek on Maui island by helicopter search teamA woman has been found alive in a forest on Hawaii’s Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago. Amanda Eller was found injured in the Makawao Forest ...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Amazon Nations Meet In Indigenous Hut At Colombia Over Forest Protection Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under threat from wildfires and rampant deforestation....
05:39, 09/07/2019

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are already evacuated. Fire spokesman Dick Fleishman ...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Forest Fire prevention icon Smokey Bear is turning 75 CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — There will be 75 candles on his birthday cake and Smokey Bear still hopes none of them start a forest fire. The icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the U.S. is being honored with birthday parties around the co...
06:52, 08/10/2019

Brazil forest fires rage as farmers push into the Amazon Forest fires are surging in Brazil, with the country's space agency reporting almost 8,000 fires already this year. Scientist Carlos Nobre from Sao Paolo University says politics is to blame for the alarming increase....
13:39, 08/22/2019

Nottingham Forest scramble point at Leeds with Grabban goal Leeds had to settle for a point despite dominating large periods of their 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest. Pablo Hernández scored his second goal of the season, but Lewis Grabban’s scrambled goal cancelled it out – Forest’s only effort on target.Unit...
19:52, 08/10/2019

After coal, forest-rich Finland will need to import biomass to keep warm Finland faces having to import biomass because, despite being Europe's most densely forested country, it will be unable to meet an expected 70% rise in demand for the fuel after it phases out coal....
14:52, 05/28/2019

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Italian forest rangers on the hunt of 'escape genius' bear Animal climbed over three electric fences and four-metre high barrier to escapeItalian forest rangers are on the hunt for a bear that has been described as an “escape genius” after managing to climb over three electric fences and a four-metre high ba...
18:13, 07/16/2019

Nottingham Forest demand former owner return replica of 1959 FA Cup • Fawaz al-Hasawi hit with legal letter after taking trophy• Kuwati prepared to oblige but insists he paid for silverwareIt was the greatest achievement in the history of Nottingham Forest during what has become known as the years BC – Before Clough....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Singapore smog worst in three years as forest fires rage Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "unhealthy" levels on Saturday for the first time in three years, data from the National Environment Agency (NEA) showed, threatening to deepen a regional dispute over forest fires....
17:13, 09/14/2019

73-year-old hiker missing for a week in California forest is rescued _____ A 73-year-old hiker reported missing one week ago was found alive, rescued by helicopter and taken to a hospital Saturday, officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Eugene Jo became separated from a group hike in th...
04:13, 07/01/2019

Major forest fire burns Greek nature reserve for 3rd day Hundreds of firefighters backed by water-dropping planes and helicopters struggled for a third day Thursday to tackle a wildfire burning through a pine forest on the Greek island of Evia....
20:39, 08/15/2019

Forest twice size of UK destroyed in decade for big consumer brands – report Greenpeace estimates 50m hectares cleared by 2020, warning companies must evolve to prevent ‘climate breakdown’An area twice the size of the UK has been destroyed for products such as palm oil and soy over the last decade, according to analysis by Gr...
09:39, 06/11/2019

Amazon versus Africa forest fires: Is the world really ablaze? Forests in the African tropics also catch fire. But, from an ecological point of view, the situations in Africa and South America are very different and cannot always be compared....
18:26, 08/30/2019

California redwood forest latest alternative burial site For 70-year-old Kathee Pfalmer, who grew up in the shadow of Northern California's towering redwood forests, nothing seemed more appropriate than eventually spending an eternity among them....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Country diary: spellbound in the forest, I see Herne's horned head Castle Howard, North Yorkshire: A trick of the light evokes the prehistoric shaman’s powerWhen the Wild Hunt erupts from the pages of Susan Cooper’s magnificent novel The Dark Is Rising, the throng is led by the towering, antlered figurehead of Herne...
15:26, 08/03/2019

Forest Fire A Serious Issue, Pray For Rain: Supreme Court The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on June 24 a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand, saying "it is an serious issue and in the......
22:26, 06/18/2019

Hawaii woman fell to ground bawling when found in forest HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii woman says she fell to the ground and started bawling when a rescue helicopter spotted her in a forest where she had survived by eating plants and drinking stream water for two weeks. Amanda Eller told a news conference Tuesd...
01:39, 05/29/2019

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than by current climate change.  ...
21:39, 05/22/2019

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that r...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Undocumented employee at coffin workshop dies after being left in forest WARSAW, Poland — A Ukrainian man who fainted on the job in Poland was found dead in a forest after his employer dropped him off there rather than call an ambulance. The man’s body was discovered in western Poland by a forester on June 13, but t...
16:13, 06/24/2019

MS-13 gang members 'hacked victims with machetes in California forest' Federal racketeering indictment charges 22 people with nearly 200 crimes, including ‘heinous, horrible and cruel’ killings Prosecutors in Los Angeles have accused members and associates of the MS-13 gang of seven murders, including several in which v...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Yoga teacher lost for over 2 weeks in Hawaiian forest followed intuition to survive Amanda Eller, who is from the Maui town of Haiku, went missing on May 8. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot with her phone and wallet inside....
01:39, 05/27/2019

Police recreate face of mystery man murdered in Forest Gate a decade ago Detectives today released this haunting image of an unidentified murder victim whose skeletal remains were found wrapped in binbags and dumped in an abandoned factory....
14:13, 09/20/2019

Spain fights huge forest fire as European heatwave intensifies Blaze fanned by strong winds and high temperatures could burn through 20,000 hectaresMore than 500 firefighters and soldiers are working to bring a huge forest fire under control in north-eastern Spain as the early summer heatwave intensifies across ...
15:39, 06/27/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he might send the army to fight forest fires in the Amazon (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) Brazil has faced increasing international scrutiny over the record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rain forest. On Friday, President Jair Bolsonaro, who has dismissed complaints about the fires, said Brazil's army...
00:26, 08/24/2019

Putin orders Russian military to fight forest fires in Siberia The Russian military on Wednesday joined efforts to fight forest fires that have engulfed nearly 30,000 square kilometers of territory in Siberia and the Russian Far East....
07:26, 08/01/2019

North Carolina vs. Wake Forest prediction: Tough spot for Tar Heels There’s no need to wait for college football to kick off Saturday afternoon. Plenty of intrigue exists Friday night, including Mack Brown looking to remain undefeated in his unlikely second stint at North Carolina, and Mike Leach facing former ...
22:52, 09/13/2019

Indonesians Choked By Toxic Haze Due To Forest Fire Pray For Rain Hundreds of people held a mass prayer for rain in a smoke-filled Indonesian city on Friday, desperately hoping that downpours will extinguish forest fires and wash away the toxic haze covering wide......
23:13, 09/13/2019

Woman found alive in Hawaii forest says her 'only option was life or death' Amanda Eller, who went missing on 8 May during a hike in the Makawao Forest Reserve, said she fell off a cliff during her ordealA woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui on Friday after going missing when out hiking more than two weeks ago has ...
21:52, 05/26/2019

"Respond To Call Of Forest": G7 To Give $20 Million To Fight Amazon Fires The G7 will give $20 million (18 million euros) to send firefighting planes to tackle the blazes engulfing parts of the Amazon, the presidents of France and Chile said Monday....
10:00, 08/27/2019

Forest fire threatening Pikangikum First Nation grows as evacuation continues The Ministry of Natural Resources said the fire – dubbed Red Lake Fire 39 – has now grown to more than 507 square kilometres in size, which is larger than Quebec City....
01:52, 07/12/2019

Yoga teacher found alive after 17 days lost in Hawaii forest Rescuers in Hawaii have found a yoga instructor who went missing for 17 days while hiking in a forest reserve and survived by drinking from streams and eating plants....
06:00, 05/26/2019

Lamouchi relishing Nottingham Forest baptism in ‘worst league in the world’ The new Forest manager is excited by pressure of trying to end the club’s 20-year absence from the Premier LeagueIt is barely a month since Sabri Lamouchi took charge at Nottingham Forest but, talking in a pocket of the City Ground, he seems at home ...
11:00, 08/02/2019

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics and habitat for animals. But they’re also a huge part of the efforts to combat climate change by sucking carbon dioxide out of the air.Read more......
11:52, 07/05/2019

Fire burning section of Coronado National Forest 50 percent contained TUCSON – A fire burning 84 acres of brush and grass near Coronado National Forest has been 50 percent contained, the National Forest Service reported Monday. The Windmill Fire, which started Sunday, burned 70 to 75 acres of Coronado National Fo...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Indonesian police investigate palm oil companies over forest fires: ministry Indonesian police are investigating three palm oil companies on suspicion of starting fires on Borneo island, where environmentalists say extensive deforestation has occurred to make way for plantations, a government ministry said....
23:13, 08/29/2019

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest Farmers around the Peruvian city of Iquitos usually burn parts of the Amazon rainforest so they can grow food in the fertile soil. Now, they're finding alternatives to the destructive practice....
03:26, 07/05/2019

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga....
13:39, 07/16/2019

Remains of POW camp that Hitler's successor escaped discovered in English forest The long-forgotten remains of Britain's largest World War II prisoner of war camp, which held captives including Hitler's short-lived successor as ruler of the Third Reich, has been uncovered in woodlands in Sheffield....
16:26, 07/04/2019

Forest Green’s eco evolution on hold after wooden stadium plan rejected • Forest Green chairman Dale Vince: ‘fans will be devastated’• Decision may still be appealed by the clubThey are the greenest football club in the world, famous for giving their players a vegan diet and recycling their rainwater. But now Forest Gree...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Maui: searchers for Amanda Eller return to Makawao forest reserve Yoga teacher appears to have gone for a run on 8 May. She has not been seen sinceMore than 100 volunteers joined professional trackers and search dogs to comb a dense forest in the north of the Hawaiian island of Maui on Friday, looking for Amanda El...
15:26, 05/18/2019

400 firefighters battle Germany forest fire amid spring heat Hundreds of firefighters battled a major forest fire in central Germany on Thursday they said was the size of eight soccer fields, which injured three crew members....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Amazon Rainforest Burning: Brazil Reports Record Forest Fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair......
21:13, 08/21/2019

15 Monkeys Die In Madhya Pradesh Forest, Officials Blame Fight For Water The scarcity of water in the season of searing heat has spilled over from the concrete jungles to the forests of Madhya Pradesh. A battle over water is likely one of the reasons behind the death of......
19:13, 06/07/2019

With Amazon Rain Forest Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
14:26, 08/23/2019

Loss of deep-soil water triggered forest die-off in Sierra Nevada Trees in the alpine forests of California's Sierra Nevada mountain range suffered a massive die-off as a result of the loss of deep-soil water, according to a new study....
03:52, 07/03/2019

Downed power lines reported on Coronado National Forest land TUCSON – Downed power lines were reported in a section of road south of Corona de Tucson Monday afternoon. According to officials, the downed powerlines were reported on social media at around 4:20 p.m. in a section of Coronado National Forest ...
03:52, 07/23/2019

Logging plan for Alaska's Tongass National Forest challenged in court Environmentalists in Alaska filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking to block a Trump administration plan to open vast swaths of the nation's largest national forest to logging, nearly a third of it in old-growth timber....
08:00, 05/08/2019

Rare footage of uncontacted tribe highlights threat to Amazon forest Rare video of uncontacted members of Brazil's Awa Amazon tribe has emerged, as activists warn of growing threats to this tribe from loggers who are nearing their traditional hunting ground....
14:26, 07/23/2019

France: Plane fighting forest fire crashes, killing pilot A pilot of a firefighting plane has died after his plane crashed while battling a forest fire in southern France. The fire has been blazing for several days and has ravaged nearly 800 hectares in the region....
09:52, 08/03/2019

Amazon Forest Faces Threat From Fires, Mining And Land Occupation Raging wildfires have drawn the world's attention to the Amazon but immolation is just one of the dangers facing the world's largest rain forest, environmental experts across the region say....
13:00, 08/31/2019

Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Brazil has surged since Jair Bolsonaro became president, she said....
03:00, 08/11/2019

Hawaii hiker who spent 17 days lost in the forest says she was irresponsible and unprepared https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/28/hawaii-missing-hiker-amanda-eller-rescued-watt-dnt-ebof-vpx.cnn_2626663_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – A woman who survived 17 days in a forest in Hawaii after she got lost while hiking says she...
08:26, 06/03/2019

Roughly half of Pikangikum residents now evacuated as forest fire burns The commander of Pikangikum's emergency operations centre said on Friday that around 2,000 of the First Nation's approximately 4,000 residents have been moved to Regina and other host communities in Ontario....
21:52, 07/12/2019

Chernobyl's Red Forest mapped by drones as scientists discover radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination....
20:52, 05/08/2019

Indonesian president warns of long dry season, potential forest fires Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered ministers and regional heads to take anticipative steps to mitigate risks of crop failure and forest fire due to the El Nino dry weather phenomenon this year....
10:52, 07/16/2019

Nottingham Forest sack Martin O’Neill after five months and appoint Lamouchi • 67-year-old manager leaves after falling out with players• Former France international Sabri Lamouchi takes overNottingham Forest have sacked Martin O’Neill after just five months in charge, with former France international Sabri Lamouchi replacing...
16:52, 06/28/2019

EU vs. Indonesia: Is it really a trade war? The European Union has slapped countervailing tariffs on imports of subsidized biodiesel from Indonesia. The southeast Asian country has threatened to retaliate but experts say counter tariffs could be self-destructive....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Jair Bolsonaro claims NGOs behind Amazon forest fire surge – but provides no evidence Brazilian president claims green groups behind blazes, which have increased 84% over same period last yearThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environmental groups of setting fires in the Amazon as he tries to deflect growing internat...
12:26, 08/22/2019

Forest fire that caused evacuation from Keewaywin First Nation moves closer to the community Community resident and former chief Joe Meekis says the evacuation of the area was completed yesterday, with residents taken to Sioux Lookout and Timmins....
20:39, 07/05/2019

Fire officials reportedly stop searching for woman, 35, who disappeared near Hawaii forest Fire officials in Maui, Hawaii, have reportedly stopped their search to find a missing who disappeared near a national forest last week — but that hasn't stopped family and friends from trying to find the 35-year-old woman....
21:39, 05/13/2019

Nintendo holds indie showcase for Switch with 'Ori and the Blind Forest,' 'Hotline Miami' Nintendo presented an indie showcase for the Switch on Monday, announcing games such as "Ori and the Blind Forest" and "Hotline Miami Collection" for the console....
05:26, 08/20/2019

Bizarre goal from Matt Phillips earns West Brom narrow win over Forest Aro Muric was Nottingham Forest’s fall-guy as two errors from the debutant goalkeeper ushered West Bromwich Albion towards a winning start and boosted Slaven Bilic’s bargaining power to bring in four more new players before Thursday’s transfer deadli...
02:00, 08/04/2019

Goodbye to the Miracle Man: how Martin O’Neill’s Forest reign crumbled | Daniel Taylor Martin O’Neill’s Nottingham Forest exit was down to his poor relationship with key players, and, in some cases, a loss of respect and disciplineIf there is one story that sums up Martin O’Neill’s inability to win over his players at Nottingham Forest...
16:52, 06/28/2019

6-week-old bald eagle who hatched live on webcam dies: U.S. Forest Service A 6-week-old bald eagle chick named Cookie who hatched live on a web cam just last month has reportedly died, according to the U.S. Forest Service in Southern California....
08:00, 05/28/2019

Brazil dispatches troops, military aircraft to battle Amazon forest fires The Brazilian military is deploying troops to the Amazon to fight the massive wildfires that have swept the region and sparked an international outcry....
02:00, 08/25/2019

Estimated $1M worth of meth found in suitcases in Washington state forest, sheriff says Two suitcases full of methamphetamine were found in a Washington state forest on Monday, officials said — though it's still a mystery as to how huge haul of drugs got there....
01:39, 06/21/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg makes surprise visit to German forest While on her way to a UN climate conference, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg stopped in western Germany to stand with activists at the Hambach Forest. The woods have been threatened by a nearby lignite mine....
03:00, 08/11/2019

Study offers improved estimate of forest gains, losses in Brazilian Amazon An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Oklahoma, used satellite photos and advanced algorithms to more accurately characterize annual forest gains and losses in the Brazilian Amazon....
12:13, 07/30/2019

Fires Destroy Amazon Rain Forest, Blanket Brazilian Cities in Smog Vast fires, many of them set by loggers, are ravaging the Amazon at a rate not seen in years, sending plumes of smoke that darken skies over Brazilian cities at a time when there is international pushback against President Bolsonaro’s environmental p...
20:52, 08/21/2019

Small bird seen swooping over N.S. forest helps naturalists bring halt to logging The province's minister of lands and forestry announced today that he's ordering an investigation into a proposed harvest in about 80 scenic hectares of mixed forest between two lakes in Annapolis County....
15:00, 06/15/2019

South American nations form pact to guard Amazon rain forest A group of seven South American nations have joined a pact to guard the Amazon rain forest, which has been charred this summer by tens of thousands of wildfires -- including new blazes in Bolivia....
17:52, 09/10/2019

An underwater forest is complicating the two-week search for a missing woman's body An underwater forest with trees as tall as 60 feet is hampering the search for the body of a woman who was thrown off a boat in Alabama.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

Amazon countries sign forest pact, promising to coordinate disaster response Seven Amazonian countries on Friday signed a pact to protect the world's largest tropical forest via disaster response coordination and satellite monitoring, amid recent fires that torched thousands of square miles of the jungle....
04:52, 09/07/2019

Greta Thunberg takes climate fight to Germany’s threatened Hambach Forest The felling of ancient woodland to make way for a giant coal mine brings together two linked battles for the activistGreta Thunberg started her long journey to climate summits in the Americas by joining a treetop protest in Germany’s Hambach forest, ...
12:52, 08/11/2019

Hiker Amanda Eller found alive after being lost 2 weeks in Maui, Hawaii forest A 35-year-old physical therapist and yoga instructor who went missing in the Makawao Forest Reserve on Maui, Hawaii, two weeks ago has been found alive, according to her family and a Facebook page devoted to the search.     ...
20:39, 05/25/2019

Forest fire evacuees head back home to Keewaywin and Pikangikum First Nations in Ontario Residents of two northwestern Ontario First Nations forced from their homes by forest fires will soon start heading back now that the blazes are dying down, provincial officials and community members said Friday....
00:52, 07/20/2019

Nestlé is still taking national forest water for its Arrowhead label, with feds' help Review shows affected streams and springs are drying up. State enforcers say it will take at least six months to finish their probe.       ...
13:00, 06/16/2019

Canada offers to help Brazil fight Amazon forest fires as flames take centre stage at G7 Freeland has spoken to her counterpart in Brazil, Ernesto Araújo, and offered Canada's assistance in fighting the forest fires, a government official told Global News....
17:13, 08/26/2019

'The power of love': hiker hails rescuers after 17 days lost in Hawaiian forest – video Amanda Eller, 35, has been rescued and taken to hospital after surviving more than two weeks marooned in a forest reserve. The yoga teacher survived by drinking from streams and eating plants after becoming trapped when she broke a leg and tore the m...
03:39, 05/29/2019

Republican Bruce Westerman proposes curbing western wildfires through forest management overhaul Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced legislation Wednesday to expand the pace and scale of forest management projects meant to reduce the risk of wildfires that have become more destructive and common....
21:52, 05/08/2019

Nottingham Forest issue suspension over 'racist' posts aimed at Derby's Duane Holmes • Police investigate social media messages by apparent Forest fan• Club will take further action when criminal process is overPolice have opened an inquiry into racist messages allegedly sent to Derby County’s Duane Holmes by someone claiming to be a...
19:00, 08/06/2019

Missing Hiker Found Alive, "Sunburned And Smiling" 17 Days After Getting Lost In Hawaiian Forest The search for hiker Amanda Eller came to an end on Friday after a helicopter crew found her alive near a waterfall deep in the Hawaiian forest that she began hiking 17 days ago....
03:26, 05/26/2019

Indonesia is trying to outlaw sex outside of marriage Indonesia is about to criminalize sex and living together outside marriage, in a move toward deeper religious piety in the world’s most populous Muslim country. The country’s parliament agreed to a final draft of the code Wednesday, and it is ready t...
23:13, 09/19/2019

Forest Gate stabbing: Man, 46, and woman, 20, arrested on suspicion of murder after man repeatedly knifed in east London A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was repeatedly stabbed in a fight near a hotel and leisure centre in east London....
19:39, 05/29/2019

Hawaii woman found alive after missing for 2 weeks says time in forest was 'toughest,' but 'I chose life' The woman who survived for over two weeks in a Hawaii forest before being rescued spoke out from her hospital bed on Saturday on her harrowing ordeal with a message for all who helped search for her: thank you for not stopping....
00:26, 05/27/2019

Honda BR-V Facelift Unveiled In Indonesia The BR-V does look prettier than before and the revised front grille and even the new bumper add to the design of the car. It looks bolder and the chrome that's spread around the fog lamps, and even......
14:50, 04/28/2019

Indonesia is about to pass a law that would criminalize sex outside of marriage Indonesia is set to pass a highly controversial new penal code that would criminalize consensual sex outside of marriage and effectively outlaw same-sex relations, in a move human rights groups have criticized as a violation of basic freedoms....
19:13, 09/19/2019

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste....
17:00, 06/15/2019

Why Indonesia Is Shifting Its Capital From Jakarta Jakarta is soon to become an ex-capital city. Indonesia is planning to move its administrative headquarters from its richest island of Java to the forest island of Borneo. President Joko Widodo is betting that a new capital for the Southeast Asian na...
02:52, 08/26/2019

Strong earthquake kills at least one in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed at least one person and briefly displaced more than 1,000 coastal-dwellers who feared a tsunami, Indonesia's disaster agency said on Saturday....
07:00, 08/03/2019

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage Indonesia's parliament has raised the minimum age at which women can marry to 19, in a ruling which is expected to curb child marriage in the country....
07:00, 09/18/2019

Indonesia's capital city isn't the only one sinking Indonesia announced Monday that the country would be relocating their capital city, because Jakarta is sinking into the Java Sea. But it's not the only city at risk. Here are others that are sinking as well....
14:00, 08/27/2019

Strong earthquake kills four in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
15:26, 08/03/2019

6 Die During Riots in Indonesia Over Election Results (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s p...
17:26, 05/22/2019

Indonesia's Go-Jek to announce tie-up with Thai lender Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek and Thailand's largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), are set to announce a strategic partnership on Thursday, the companies said....
08:39, 07/10/2019

Indonesia floods, landslides kill at least 29 Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in Indonesia, the disaster agency said on Monday, with thousands taking shelter in evacuation centers amid fears of disease....
09:50, 04/29/2019

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help Indonesia’s Islamic Defenders Front is known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, but in recent years it has repurposed its militia into a force that’s often first to help in times of disaster...
03:26, 06/12/2019

| Non-marital sex hoping to be banned in Indonesia Indonesia is set to vote on a plan to outlaw gay and pre-marital sex while beefing up its blasphemy laws in a shakeup fuelled by religious conservatism and slammed by rights groups....
12:52, 09/20/2019

Seven-Seater MG Hector Showcased In Indonesia Morris Garages is readying a seven-seater version of the Hector that will hit the markets next year in India. While the launch is still some time away, we can bring you a glimpse of the seven-seater......
16:52, 07/25/2019

Antonio Brown's agent on Raiders GM Mike Mayock's ultimatum: 'We're looking for a permanent solution' Antonio Brown's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said Monday that he and Brown are "looking for a permanent solution" and he's optimistic Brown will play soon.       ...
19:00, 08/19/2019

President Donald Trump calls Russian leader Vladimir Putin to offer help with Siberia forest fires U.S. President Donald Trump has offered assistance to the Russian government with fighting multiple forest fires that have blackened millions of acres in recent weeks, the White House said Thursday....
20:39, 08/01/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia home used as factory An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province...
14:00, 06/21/2019

KFC is now selling fried chicken skin, but you'll have to go to Indonesia to get it KFC Indonesia Five KFC locations in Indonesia have added chicken skin to their menus. Online customer response to the chicken skin has been overwhelming positive, according to The Sun. It's unclear whether the company has plans to roll out chicken s...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Indonesia warns of further eruptions after volcano spews ash Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a huge column of ash, causing panic among residents....
16:00, 06/10/2019

Racing pigeon in Indonesia sells for over $100K A racing pigeon in Indonesia was reportedly sold for over $100,000, making it the most expensive bird sale in the country. Indonesia resident Robby Eka Wijaya purchased the male bird, named Jayabaya, to compete in the nation’s popular — and som...
12:39, 07/23/2019

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 million hectare restoration target by the end of next year....
17:26, 06/19/2019

Indonesia to keep monitoring for potential tsunami until at least 1435 GMT Indonesia's geophysics agency said on Friday it would keep monitoring for the risk of a potential tsunami until at least 21:35 pm (1435 GMT) after a powerful earthquake struck off the islands of Sumatra and Java....
07:00, 08/03/2019

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two Indonesia's Moluccas islands were hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes....
05:00, 07/16/2019

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
22:52, 08/09/2019

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts again Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupted again Tuesday, spewing ash thousands of feet into the air and putting the North Sumatra region on high alert....
13:13, 05/07/2019

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off of Indonesia, kills 1 One person died of a heart attack amid the panic in the province of Banten on Java and at least four others were injured, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said in a statement....
11:00, 08/03/2019

A massive 6.8 earthquake hit Indonesia. Now, a tsunami warning A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.        ...
08:39, 08/03/2019

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in court....
16:26, 05/23/2019

Indonesia’s President Halts Bill That Would Ban Sex Outside Marriage Parliament had been expected to pass a sweeping overhaul of the penal code, much of which mirrored Shariah. President Joko Widodo said it needed “further study.”...
03:00, 09/21/2019

| 7 killed in fiery ferry accident in Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others are missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island, police have said....
05:52, 08/19/2019

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
17:00, 08/03/2019

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
08:00, 07/15/2019

Floods, landslides kill at least 29, displace 12,000 in Indonesia At least 29 people have died, several are missing and thousands have been displaced due to floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said....
14:13, 04/29/2019

7.3 earthquake strikes Indonesia, shakes Australia A strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Indonesia in the Banda Sea Monday, causing buildings to sway in the northern Australian city of Darwin....
19:13, 06/24/2019

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
12:13, 06/17/2019

Explainer: How a dispute over Indonesia's election is likely to unfold Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won last month's presidential poll, an official count showed, but the refusal of his opponent Prabowo Subianto to concede defeat has triggered the prospect of both a legal challenge and street protests....
12:39, 05/21/2019

Indonesia's Jakarta hit by major power blackout An electricity outage has hit most areas of the Indonesian capital and some neighboring provinces on Java island. The blackout happened two days after a 6.9 magnitude quake struck the heavily populated island....
14:26, 08/04/2019

Indonesia sends 1,000 police to quell protests Protests in Indonesia were sparked by allegations of police brutality after a group of Papuan students were accused of throwing the country's flag into a ditch....
19:39, 08/22/2019

7 Killed As Ferry Catches Fire In Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said....
05:00, 08/18/2019

| WATCH: Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island erupts, sending a massive column of ash and smoke into the air and coating local villages in debris. The volcano has been rumbling since 2010 and saw a deadly eruption in 2016....
23:39, 05/08/2019

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Indonesia’s sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president. The organization said Friday the upgrade reflects Indonesia&#...
10:13, 05/31/2019

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
02:26, 05/23/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia”. However, Indonesia is fast emerging as a d...
02:26, 06/21/2019

Indonesia president says may reshuffle cabinet before second term Indonesian President Joko Widodo is considering reshuffling his cabinet before he is sworn in for a second five-year term in October, according to comments he made in an interview with the Tempo newspaper published on Monday....
09:50, 04/29/2019

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term as president....
17:00, 05/21/2019

More Than 270 Die Counting Votes By Hand In Indonesia After Elections Ten days after Indonesia held the world's biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses caused by long hours of work counting millions of......
20:00, 04/28/2019

Indonesia Says It Foiled Plot to Detonate Bombs via Wi-Fi The alleged plot highlights advances in bomb-making in a country with a history of militant activity tied to the Islamic State and other extremist groups....
06:52, 05/17/2019

Indonesia floods kill at least 19, thousands displaced Indonesia’s disaster agency says floods and landslides from torrential rains have killed at least 19 people and displaced thousands in the past few days...
08:13, 04/29/2019

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
18:00, 07/04/2019

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
21:52, 07/14/2019

Mike Dean leads the wild celebrations as Tranmere reach League Two Play-Off Final at Forest Green Rovers Premier League referee Mike Dean led the celebrations in the away end as Tranmere Rovers booked their place in the League Two Play-Off Final on Monday night....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Indonesia regulatory changes to bring more uncertainty to coal sector Indonesian coal miners said upcoming regulatory changes are putting added pressure on their businesses amid depressed prices and rising competition from other energy sources....
11:13, 06/26/2019

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 Pudjiastuti says the ships were sunk Saturday at f...
17:39, 05/04/2019

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo....
20:26, 05/22/2019

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
11:39, 06/17/2019

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday, as the country moves to strengthen regional ties....
06:39, 07/12/2019

Indonesia frees Canadian convicted in child sex case Indonesia has freed a Canadian teacher who maintains he was wrongfully convicted in 2015 of sexually abusing children at an international school in Jakarta...
07:39, 07/12/2019

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued....
14:52, 07/14/2019

One dead, four hurt after quake hits off Indonesia coast JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say one person has died of a heart attack and more 100 houses are damaged after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital. The U.S. Geological Survey says ...
09:00, 08/03/2019

Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital City as the Current One Sinks Into the Sea For as long as Indonesia has existed—even during colonial times—Jakarta has been its capital. But the 10 million-strong coastal city that sits on the northern coast of Java will soon lose that title, thanks to some serious infrastructural and environ...
15:52, 05/01/2019

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025 India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen......
19:00, 06/29/2019

Amnesty wants impartial probe of Indonesia police violence JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into allegations of police brutality and unlawful killings during post-election riots in the Indonesian capital last month. The rights organization said Wedne...
12:52, 06/26/2019

Deadly clashes erupt in Indonesia after president is reelected Demonstrators rioted in the capital and burned vehicles to protest President Joko Widodo’s victory, despite widespread consensus that the election was largely well run....
12:26, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Police chief says 6 reported dead in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 2 p.m. Indonesian police say based on reports from hospitals six people have died in rioting in Jakarta a day after the presidential election results were ...
10:26, 05/22/2019

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful earthquake A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, rocking the capital Jakarta. After initially urging people in coastal areas to move to higher ground, officials later ended a tsunami warning....
21:00, 08/02/2019

Court rules against challenge to Indonesia election result JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top court ruled Thursday against a challenge to the country’s election results that alleged massive and systematic fraud, paving the way for Joko Widodo’s second term as president. The Constitut...
16:39, 06/27/2019

Indonesia to raise cigarette prices by more than a third at start of 2020 Indonesia will raise the minimum price of cigarettes by more than a third from January next year, a finance ministry spokesman said on Friday, as part of the government's efforts to reduce smoking rates....
18:39, 09/13/2019

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
20:52, 05/31/2019

Indonesia picks site for new capital as Jakarta sinks A jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island is set to be transformed into Indonesia's new capital city, the country's President Joko Widodo has announced....
14:00, 08/27/2019

Indonesia to remove 'burden' from sinking Jakarta with new capital Indonesia is moving its capital from the polluted, overcrowded and sinking city of Jakarta to a sparsely populated region on the island of Borneo, famous for its rainforests and orangutans....
13:13, 08/27/2019

Indonesia to move capital from ‘sinking, polluted’ Jakarta JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s president announced Monday that the country’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a site in sparsely populated East Kalimantan province on Borneo island, known for rainforests and orang...
12:00, 08/27/2019

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the governor of Jakarta. Supporters of the main opposition c...
12:52, 05/22/2019

Indonesia parades 5 foreigners arrested for drugs on Bali DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police in Bali have arrested an American, two Spaniards and two Russians for selling cocaine on the island. Police paraded the three men and two women at a press conference on Friday. Denpasar police chief Ruddi ...
10:13, 05/31/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions ...
10:26, 05/22/2019

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua amid unrest Indonesian authorities imposed an internet blackout in Indonesian-ruled parts of New Guinea after violent unrest. The move aims to stop the spread of racist messages and misinformation, officials have said....
13:39, 08/22/2019

Army helicopter with 12 aboard missing in Indonesia’s Papua JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A military helicopter carrying 12 people has gone missing in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua. Papua military spokesman Muhammad Aidi said the Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter lost contact five minutes after tak...
16:13, 06/28/2019

Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwellers fleeing to higher ground and panicking people in the capital Jakarta....
07:00, 08/03/2019

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the steering wheel following an argument with the driver,......
12:13, 06/17/2019

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
14:26, 05/22/2019

Indonesia Building New Capital As Jakarta Sinks Into Sea: 10 Facts Megacity Jakarta is sinking at an alarming rate. Home to more than 1 crore people, the Indonesian capital sits on a swampy land with parts of it sinking by as much as 25 cm every year. If the current......
13:13, 08/28/2019

Over 250 Inmates Escape Indonesia Prison Set On Fire During Riots Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, officials said Tuesday, as fresh protests broke out in the restive region....
00:26, 08/21/2019

WhatsApp Said to Be in Talks to Launch Mobile Payments in Indonesia WhatsApp is said to be in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce sector....
23:39, 08/20/2019

Indonesia Confronts, Belatedly, a Huge Oil Spill Near Jakarta The true size of the July spill, which has left an inky stain across 12 miles of shoreline and upended livelihoods in a dozen villages, is still unknown....
10:26, 08/27/2019

Violent protest erupts in capital of Indonesia's Papua Protesters in Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua set buildings ablaze in the provincial capital Jayapura on Thursday, forcing the state power firm to cut off electricity in some districts, state media and an executive of the utility said....
19:13, 08/29/2019

At Least 30, Including Children, Die In Indonesia Matchstick Factory Fire At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Friday, authorities said....
16:52, 06/21/2019

Indonesia mulls moving capital city away from Jakarta Indonesia’s capital could no longer be overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta after the country’s president approved a long-term plan to switch the capital elsewhere....
21:39, 04/29/2019

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.9 earthquake The Indonesian Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning that later expired in the wake of an earthquake that struck off the country's eastern coast on Sunday....
15:52, 07/08/2019

Indonesia arrests six over plot to kill officials during unrest Indonesian police have arrested six people suspected of plotting to assassinate four state officials during a wave of civil unrest in Jakarta last week, a police spokesman said on Monday....
15:26, 05/27/2019

Indonesia jails Polish tourist who met Papuan activists JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Polish tourist has been sentenced to five years prison in Indonesia for treason after meeting with Papuan independence supporters. Jakub Skrzypski was arrested in Wamena in the easternmost Papua region in August and accuse...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Indonesia’s leader says sinking Jakarta needs giant sea wall Indonesia’s president says he wants to see the speedy construction of a giant sea wall to prevent the low-lying capital of Jakarta from sinking under the sea...
03:39, 07/28/2019

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
11:13, 05/20/2019

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create jobs and growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy....
21:52, 07/14/2019

Strong earthquake recorded in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, no tsunami JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was centered 208 kilometers (129 miles) below the earth...
10:13, 06/24/2019