Stories about Global Media

Feb 04 2017

North Korean chief of secret police sacked, says South

He was removed from his position in the North Korean government around that time, the South Korean official said. The most spectacular among them was the 2013 execution...

Feb 04 2017

Coast Guard suspending search for Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart after dark

EST. Stewart had been reported missing during a dive near Islamorada in the Florida Keys on Tuesday 31st January 2017. The watch standers at Sector Key West Comma...

Feb 04 2017

Snapchat Publicly Files for IPO

Snap had quietly filed its papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission late previous year, since under the JOBS Act, a company making less than $1 billion annu...

Feb 04 2017

Plastic bags found clogging stomach of dead whale in Norway

The whale's carcass was then taken to the University of Bergen where it was examined by academics. The waste discovered included plastic bags and packaging from the Uni...

Feb 04 2017

Ukraine: Fighting Escalates as Political Uncertainty Mounts

In her remarks, Haley referred only to the Crimea-related sanctions and not to others that have been implemented in the wake of other aggressive actions by the Kremlin. V...

Feb 04 2017

European Union backs Libyan efforts to curb African migration

It is the latest in a series of crisis meetings since Britain voted to leave the European Union last June, but fears about the new U.S. president have strengthened the se...

Feb 04 2017

Central Intelligence Agency deputy director linked to torture at Thailand black site

Charles Allen, former assistant director for collection at CIA: "As a CIA officer of 47 years, I can say without reservation that Gina Haspel has my strongest support in ...

Feb 04 2017

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3S to come with an S-Pen

According to the electronics industry on March 3, Samsung Electronics recently reported that they checked if they were able to get lithium-ion batteries supply from Murat...

Feb 04 2017

France's scandal-hit Fillon decries plot to end presidential bid

The poll also said that 29 percent thought The Republicans would win if Fillon was the candidate, while 57 percent thought that party would win if represented by another ...

Feb 04 2017

Man throws incendiary device into Los Angeles-area restaurant

The device exploded, but no one was injured and there wasn't any significant damage. Police said it was not a pipe bomb, not a Molotov cocktail, had no projectiles, no sh...

Feb 04 2017

India's gold demand falls 21% in 2016: WGC report

According to the World Gold Council's latest Gold Demand Trends report, continued global economic and political uncertainty, most notably Brexit, the USA election and cur...

Feb 04 2017

French Terrorist Was Egyptian Citizen On Tourist Visa

A machete-wielding man who tried to enter the Paris Louvre museum before being shot by soldiers was 29-year-old Abdullah Refaei Al-Hamany, born in a province northeast ...

Feb 03 2017

Farage accused of 'lying' over Trump travel ban

Farage had been explaining that Europeans had a dislike for America and Americans, when he was trolled. Dance said that he was exhausted of "nationalist and populist ...

Feb 03 2017

New York City Bodegas Are Closing In Response To Trump's Muslim Ban

Widad Hassan, a graduate student in NY told BuzzFeed News , "A lot of people have been asking us, 'Wouldn't this hurt them because they'll be losing money?' The busine...

Feb 03 2017

4 guards remain hostage at Vaughn Correctional Center

Two of the prison workers had been released as well as 46 inmates, according to Fox News . The page says "approximately 120 inmates housed in Building C at the time ...

Feb 03 2017

Trump Shows His 'Regard' For Black History Month

In it, he preened about having won the election, quickly mentioned the hard work and sacrifice of African-Americans, complained about the media, described abolitionist ...

Feb 03 2017

Bank of England completes its u-turn on economy

The pickup in prices partly reflects the pound's 15 per cent drop since the Brexit vote last June. Yet today's inflation forecast puts CPI at 2.4 per cent in three years'...

Feb 03 2017

Navy SEAL from Illinois Killed in Yemen Al Qaeda Raid

The raid, conducted by the super-secret Joint Special Operations Command in southern Yemen on Sunday, was meant to capture computer equipment from al-Qaeda that could pro...

Feb 03 2017

Heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, killing 10 since Monday

Authorities in the industrial town, in the region of Donbass, declared a state of emergency after fighting damaged infrastructure and left residents with power and heatin...

Feb 02 2017

Melania Trump May Never Move To The White House

Now that Donald Trump, 70, has taken office and is residing inside the White House in Washington D.C., his wife of 12 years is reportedly considering staying in NY with t...