Stories about Global Media

Oct 16 2018

India Elected To United Nations Human Rights Council With Record 188 Votes

Given that there were five nations vying for five seats in the Asia Pacific category, India's election to the Council was all but certain. The other regional candidates w...

Oct 16 2018

At least 19 dead, dozens injured in blast at Afghan election rally

The Taliban claimed the attack. Khalilzad's meeting with the Taliban comes after he wrapped up his regional trip on Afghanistan's peace and arrived in Kabul on Sa...

Oct 16 2018

Cherokee Nation Blasts Elizabeth Warren's DNA Test as 'Mockery' and 'Inappropriate'

Warren, a Democrat from MA, released the results to the Boston Globe of a test analyzed by Stanford University professors and DNA expert Carlos Bustamante and lat...

Oct 16 2018

3 arrested after NY street brawls following far-right event

NY cops arrested three people on the scene for "taking a backpack" and after the fight the Proud Boys reportedly posed for a group photo giving the "OK" sign. The state R...

Oct 16 2018

New members of UN Human Rights' Council criticised

Apart from India , Bahrain , Bangladesh , Fiji and Philippines also claimed the seat in the Asia Pacific Category. "Accompanying the candidacy for seeking a seat...

Oct 16 2018

Bomb strikes political rally for female candidate in Afghanistan

At least 17 soldiers have been killed in Taliban raids on two military posts in western Afghanistan , officials said. Security Humvees gather near a site attacked by T...

Oct 16 2018

Israel threatens ‘painful’ strike against Hamas in Gaza

Earlier on Thursday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced that it had destroyed a tunnel that crossed into Israel from the Gaza Strip ruled by the Islamic Hamas move...

Oct 16 2018

'Terror motive' not ruled out in Cologne hostage-taking

Local media reported that people were told via a loudspeaker to leave the station. Police said on Twitter that they were on the scene and were clarifying what was happe...

Oct 15 2018

PH says seat at United Nations rights body validates drug war

But its defenders said it did vital protection work around the world. It secured 188 votes last night in the Asia-Pacific category for a period of three years beginning...

Oct 15 2018

India wins election to UN Human Rights Council in Asia-Pacific category

Gomez-Dumpit also said that solving the human rights violations in the Philippines is still a long way to go, so the country's to the UNHRC was "expected". The UNHRC also...

Oct 15 2018

US, rights groups say United Nations rights council vote awards abusers

A total of 18 new members were elected by the absolute majority through a secret ballot, PTI reported. It secured 188 votes last night in the Asia-Pacific category for ...

Oct 15 2018

India elected to UNHRC securing maximum votes

The Philippines is among a number of nations that won a seat in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) during the elections in NY on October 12, 2018. Nikki Ha...

Oct 14 2018

Nine climbers killed in Nepal

A helicopter reached the site and managed to land just above the expedition team's camp, but were unable to retrieve any of the bodies. A five-member South Korean exp...

Oct 14 2018

IDF Kills Group of Palestinian Terrorists Who Launched Gaza Border Attack

Palestinian security sources identified the woman as Aisha Muhammad Talal al-Rabi, 47, pointing out that the couple is from the Bidya village near Salfit in the northern ...

Oct 14 2018

US Military grounds entire fleet of F-35s following SC crash

The confirmation on Friday afternoon comes after the US Department of Defense announced on Thursday US time it had suspended F-35 flying to inspect fuel tubes within the ...

Oct 14 2018

Indonesia's double disaster exposes unlearned quake lessons:The Asahi Shimbun

Indonesia Thursday called off the grim search for those killed in a quake-tsunami, with no hope of retrieving around 5,000 bodies believed to be still buried under the ru...

Oct 14 2018

Five Palestinians killed by Israelis in border protest

Gaza health officials said seven Palestinians were killed and 140 people wounded by Israeli forces during weekly protests on Friday. At least 50 protesters were injur...

Oct 14 2018

Pentagon grounds global fleet of F-35 stealth fighters after crash

The Department of Defense has chose to ground all its F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike fighters while their engines are inspected for a faulty part, on October 11, 2018. Th...

Oct 13 2018

Kim Jong-Un trades in his Mercedes for a Rolls-Royce

It is yet to be confirmed whether the Pope will accept Kim's invitation. North Korea's sports minister Kim Il-suk said that the Chinese delegation's visit marks a new c...

Oct 13 2018

Window 'narrowing' for global economy, IMF warns

Earlier this week, the International Monetary Fund cut its global economic growth forecasts for both 2018 and 2019 to 3.7%, from 3.9% in its July forecast, saying that th...