Stories about Global Media

May 05 2017

Turkish military convoy moves closer to Syrian Kurds

Erdogan claims to have been "seriously saddened" by footage and images of US military vehicles patrolling the Syrian side of the border with Turkey, ostensibly to act as ...

May 05 2017

Mexican-Americans torn about Cinco de Mayo in Trump era

Cinco de Mayo is around the corner, and restaurants offering everything from Mexican food to pizza are using the holiday to offer deals and promotions. Nevertheless, t...

May 05 2017

Drone Footage Shows Severe Flooding in Pocahontas From Rising Black River

Heavy rain will drench the sodden U.S. Midwest on Thursday but then ease in coming days, forecasters said, in a sign of relief from high waters that have killed at least ...

May 05 2017

What to know as Texas nears passing 'sanctuary city' law

Democrats oppose the bill , calling it a "show-me-your-papers" measure that will be used to discriminate against Latinos. The governor of Texas is poised to sign...

May 05 2017

Court rejects German woman's demand for hotel to ID lover

Then, nine months later, the woman gave birth to a son who she believes was the result of the hotel encounter. A woman has sued a German hotel chain for failing to disc...

May 05 2017

No approach from Norwich for O'Neill - Northern Irish FA

THE IRISH FOOTBALL Association (IFA) have declined to comment amid reports linking manager Michael O'Neill to the vacant Norwich job. Only Celtic's Scott Sinclair has s...

May 05 2017

9 dead as Pakistan-Afghanistan border tension escalates

Police said that four Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were among the injured. Troops from Afghanistan and Pakistan have exchanged fire along their border, prompting Pakis...

May 05 2017

EC cancels Anantnag Lok Sabha bypoll

As per report received by EC from J&K CEO on April 27, the main challenges for April 25 poll would have been security of polling stations, polling parties and EVMs; the s...

May 05 2017

Afghan warlord returns to Kabul after nearly 20 years

The president said the new generation of Afghanistan expected their political leaders would lay down the foundation of stable peace in the country. "My sole aim is to see...

May 05 2017

Aadhaar is must to check misuse of PAN card, Govt tells SC

Shyam Divan, appearing for petitioners, rubbished the government's defence. Therefore, it can not be said that Aadhaar is purely voluntary in nature. The bench, however...

May 05 2017

Ukip 'isn't finished' despite local elections losses

Inevitably, people will be treating this as an indicator for next month's General Election and the results so far do support the current opinion polls in suggesting a c...

May 05 2017

WWE Payback Card And Match Previews

Cageside Seats reported the vicious ending in this week's SmackDown was aimed to write off Jericho from WWE programming for months until he returns from his Fozzy Tour...

May 04 2017

Trump Campaign Says CNN Refuses To Run Ad Touting Success

Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of Joshua Miller. CNN confirmed the campaign's accusation on Tuesday morning, stating that the ad is fa...

May 04 2017

Police Chief Fires Officer Who Shot And Killed Black Texas Teenager

In a news conference, Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber said the officer, Roy Oliver , violated department policies, but won't elaborate which policies. Poli...

May 04 2017

North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV quoted President Xi Jinping as telling Trump that China strongly opposes North Korea's nuclear weapons programme and hopes "all parties wil...

May 04 2017

Rights group: Syria used suspected nerve agents in 4 attacks

The rights group said the four attacks using suspected nerve agents all took place in areas where offensives by armed groups fighting the government — including the Islam...

May 04 2017

Baylor Students Protest Mexican-Themed Frat Fiesta, Demand Mandatory Diversity Training

Skye Thomas, a freshman at Baylor University who attended the party before realizing the theme, told The Washington Post that party attendees were wearing sombreros, ...

May 04 2017

Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

There's certainly been a lot of activity since Trump took office. In 2001, George W. Bush met with the Mexican president on February 16, while Bill Clinton visited Vancou...

May 04 2017

Congress Passes Stopgap Measure To Fund Government, Averting Shutdown

Key outside groups such as Heritage Action have dropped their strong objections to the bill. What would the new House bill do? There has been no vote for the simple rea...

May 04 2017

Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

It broke up a few minutes after the launch. The deployment has drawn protests from China, which says the powerful radar which can penetrate its territory will undermine...