Stories about Global Media

Jan 17 2017

Philippine Islamist militants free Korean and Filipino from cargo ship

Dureza said no ransom was paid for their release, but other sources told local media that 25 million pesos ($502,000) was paid to the kidnappers. Philippines chief nego...

Jan 17 2017

Jallikattu: Defiant supporters continue protests; organisers defy SC ban

Madurai Superintendent of Police, Vijayendar S Bidari, denied reports that jallikattu was conducted in the district. Trisha has been associated with the animal welfare g...

Jan 16 2017

Lifetime's Next Biopic Will Cover Michael Jackson's Last Days

MJ fans were quick to express their disgust on social media over the " Urban Myths " casting, but it was Paris and Taj's tweets that highlighted the issue. Navi , the...

Jan 16 2017

Bahrain executes three Shia men over 2014 police killing

Activists in Bahrain reacted with rage to the move, calling it a "black day" for the Gulf Arab kingdom' and posting images of protestors clashing with police on social me...

Jan 16 2017

Michelle Obama's playful tribute to Barack

Michelle Obama had a tearful farewell as First Lady on Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" Wednesday, and some of her biggest fans got to say goodbye in person. "Malia was cr...

Jan 16 2017

Lady Liberty depicted as African American by US Mint

The opposite, or tails side, features a soaring eagle and the inscriptions "United States of America", "E Pluribus Unum" and the coin's value, $100. She'll also be portra...

Jan 16 2017

Fresh prison riots in Brazil claim 10 lives, 3 inmates decapitated

Prison officials "could see the heads ripped off" three inmates, news website Folha de Sao Paulo cited the prison manager Zemilton Silva as saying. The riot erupted fro...

Jan 16 2017

Is the Paris Mid East conference Obama's exit line on Israel?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the Paris meeting "a rigged conference" which Israel would not be bound by. The presence and the expansion of the ill...

Jan 16 2017

'More than 100 migrants missing' after boat capsizes off coast of Libya

Francis was marking the Roman Catholic Church's World Day Of Migrants a day after the latest Mediterranean migrant ship disaster. At least eight migrants died when thei...

Jan 16 2017

OU to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with athletic department event

Congress designated the federal holiday as a national day of service in 1994 . Lee led the Confederate forces during the Civil War. The King Day march begins at 10...

Jan 16 2017

At least 30 inmates killed with three 'beheaded' in Brazil prison riot

Major Wellington Camilo, commander of the Rio Grande do Norte state prison system, said police would wait until the morning to enter the compound. Human Rights Watch or...

Jan 16 2017

Serbia to defend 'every inch' against Kosovo after train incident

Before NATO airstrikes forced Belgrade to withdraw from Kosovo in 1999, Reuters says 10,000 Albanian civilians had been killed. Serbia denied that the Russian-made trai...

Jan 16 2017

Dad and daughter turn up after 27 days at sea

The pair were reported missing on December 17 when they left Waikato on a trip to New Zealand's Bay of Islands for Christmas, prompting an worldwide search. She was incre...

Jan 16 2017

Central Intelligence Agency lashes Trump's 'outrageous' Nazi Germany comparison

Last week, Trump took to Twitter, of course, to lash out at intelligence agencies, accusing them of operating like Nazi spies. "Spontaneity is not something that protec...

Jan 16 2017

'We waited for decades': Polish govt welcomes USA troops

Russian Federation has branded the operation a "threat" to its own security and interests and denounced the deployments . "It's a great day today when we can welcome, ...

Jan 15 2017

Trump attacks Rep. John Lewis for saying his election is not legitimate

It's going to be very hard. Because, as Cooper pointed out, Democrats would have likely been "up in arms" at any Republican who would have said the same thing about a pre...

Jan 15 2017

Syria says Israeli missiles struck near military airport

The ministry said the Israeli assault on the Mezzeh military airport comes as part of a series of periodic Israel attacks that started with Syria's war in March 2011. T...

Jan 15 2017

Donald Trump has the highest disapproval rating in history

In the early January survey, 51% of adults living in the United States disapprove of the way Trump is handling his transition, an increase from the last time Gallup asked...

Jan 15 2017

Obama Eases Some Sanctions On Sudan Citing "Positive Steps"

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi congratulated Sudan Saturday on the lifting of some economic sanctions, imposed by the United States, Emirati state news agency WAM reported. "T...

Jan 15 2017

Anil Vij'S comment on Mahatma Gandhi triggers controversy

Referring to the high-profile convention hall, being mainly used for the Vibrant Gujarat world business summits, as yet another sample of Modi following Gandhian ideology...