Stories about Global Media

Jan 26 2017

Meet the Cameroonian general, colonel who died in helicopter crash

The U.N. children's agency (UNICEF) said it was the first such incident involving a baby reported in northeast Nigeria. Launched in Nigeria, the Boko Haram insurgency h...

Jan 26 2017

White House spokesman Spicer gives briefing amid flurry of executive orders

The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. He's also expected to move forward with plans to curb funding of cities that don't arrest or detain immigrants living in the US i...

Jan 26 2017

Success of Syria talks in Astana will help resume Geneva process

Fares also pointed out to another new thing in the history of the Syrian talks, saying "it's the first time when we didn't see a main role for the U.S.in these talks", ...

Jan 25 2017

Thousands join anti-government protests in Romania over proposed law reforms

Elderly people were among the protesters, with others carrying carried children on their shoulders or holding them in their arms. In Bucharest , protesters shouted: "W...

Jan 25 2017

Republican lawmakers sponsor bill to 'terminate USA membership in the United Nations'

The Wildfire is an opinion platform and any opinions or information put forth by contributors are exclusive to them and do not represent the views of IJR. The authorizati...

Jan 25 2017

On Netaji's birth anniversary, Narendra Modi says fulfilled demand for declassifying files

Today, as the nation commemorates the 120th birth anniversary of the most admired nationalist-revolutionary, it is significant to lay bare the unread chapter on Netaji's ...

Jan 25 2017

United Airlines flights suspended after technical glitch

It appears several flights in and out of DIA have already been delayed. It's the latest in a run of technology problems at major USA carriers. A system fault forced Sou...

Jan 25 2017

Prince William and Kate prepare to move to London

Kensington Palace says the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to relocate to "increase their official work on behalf of The Queen". After much speculation, Prince Willi...

Jan 25 2017

Supreme Court Postpones Texas Appeal On Voters Identification Law

The Republican-backed law had been considered one of the strictest in the nation and had previously been contested in court by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) [offic...

Jan 25 2017

Man Shot Dead In Montpelier, Police Investigate

Austin had been shot at least once and the police are now searching for the suspect. Glenn Hall stated to media, "We are very interested in speaking with anyone who may h...

Jan 25 2017

New Gambia leader says Jammeh leaving in hours

The coffers are virtually empty. A truth and reconciliation committee is Barrow's "preferred method" of dealing with grievances against the regime, his spokesman has sa...

Jan 25 2017

OR tight ends coach arrested on DUI charge, will be fired

He has been placed on administrative leave and "the process to terminate his employment with cause has been commenced", athletic director Rob Mullens said in a statement....

Jan 24 2017

Senate Confirms Trump's Picks for Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Homeland Security

Republicans, who hold a 52-seat-majority in the Senate, need only 51 votes to confirm Trump's nominees. The spokesman said Mattis would be meeting with the military s...

Jan 24 2017

Despite Protests, Tamil Nadu Gets To Watch Some Jallikattu

They said 48-year-old Chandramohan, from Jaihindpuram, died due to dehydration in Madurai city when he was taking part in the protests along with students and youths de...

Jan 24 2017

Trump Pledges to Eradicate ISIS, Attacks Media

The president has a much different opinion about former CIA Director John Brennan, the Obama administration official who blasted Trump for a tweet earlier this month in...

Jan 24 2017

EU Leaders Slap Down Britain Over US Trade Talks

They were joined at the Supreme Court by lawyers representing the Scottish and Welsh governments and politicians and human rights groups from Northern Ireland. What is th...

Jan 24 2017

Europe's Nationalist Leaders Launch Year of Election Hopes

The National Front leader, whose father was convicted over racial hatred, xenophobia and anti-Semitism, denounced the European Union as "a force of sterilisation" and att...

Jan 24 2017

Gov. Cuomo requiring insurance companies to cover contraception

The announcement comes on the same day as the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade and the Women's Marches in Washington D.C., New York, across the...

Jan 24 2017

Indian soldier in custody since Sept 29 returned by Pakistan

ISPR says as a gesture of goodwill, the soldier has been convinced to return to India. The Indian soldier, who strayed across the line of control just hours after the I...

Jan 24 2017

Verona Bus Crash leaves more than a dozen dead

The owner of the bus company told the MTI news agency on Sunday that the bus was in good condition before the trip, adding that he could not explain the accident. Officia...