Stories about Global Media

May 10 2017

Obama starts defining his new role in the age of Trump

She said she told him, "You don't want your national security adviser compromised with the Russians". James Clapper, Obama's director of national intelligence, told t...

May 10 2017

North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

A decision to close off the Yalu River Railway Bridge would come amid a general tightening of the border between the two neighboring countries and serve as the latest ind...

May 10 2017

Justin Trudeau shouldn't get too cozy with Emmanuel Macron

The result is hardly a ringing endorsement for Macron, even if he did eclipse all the other candidates on offer. Parliamentary elections are due in the country in June....

May 10 2017

US upbeat after Turkey talks on Syria, Mattis: 'We'll work it out'

Ankara views the YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which is considered a terrorist group by Turkey and the United States. Once the order comes ...

May 10 2017

Teen's plea for free Wendy's nuggets sets retweet record

As of post time, Carter's tweet, at 3,437,435, has 7K more retweets than Ellen Degeneres' Oscar selfie, the previous record-holder, which went viral in 2014. His plea f...

May 10 2017

Turkey slams 'occupation' of Jerusalem, draws Israel's ire

Erdogan made his comments on Monday at the Al-Quds Forum in Istanbul, a two-day worldwide event that brings together representatives of foundations, experts, academics, m...

May 10 2017

NEET 2017: Bengal to write to CBSE to protest against tough paper

The NEET was conducted in 10 languages. Dr Arvind Goyal referred to various books and, after being sure that the questions had more than one correct answer each, he email...

May 10 2017

Increases in Louth rent prices are the highest in the country

Rents in Donegal rose by over 14 percent in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same period past year. Outside the cities, the average rent is 3% above its prev...

May 09 2017

8 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

Thankfully, all six people are expected to survive following this violent attack. Police say officers shot and killed an armed man suspected of shooting eight peop...

May 09 2017

Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Syrian fighter jets on Saturday bombed rebel positions in Hama. Mohammed Rasheed, a spokesman for the Jaish...

May 09 2017

Good chance for Middle East peace deal

Abbas needs Trump's support to legitimize his power, and Ross encouraged Trump to press Abbas to make concessions, such as ceasing sending money to jailed Palestinians ...

May 09 2017

Trump praises Australian universal health care system at meeting with prime minister

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders cautioned Friday against reading too much into the president's comment. Obviously Bernie Sanders got a kick out of this, ...

May 09 2017

Lib Dems pledge extra £6bn a year for NHS

Tim Farron, leader of the party, said Prime Minister Theresa May doesn't care about the NHS. We are seeing patients lying on trolleys in hospital corridors, urgent operat...

May 09 2017

Israeli strike hits Hezbollah arms supply depot in Damascus

Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz told Israeli army radio that such a strike would be "fully consistent with Israel's policy of blocking the transfer of we...

May 09 2017

North Korea marks anniversary with massive artillery drill

While South Korea's Defence Ministry could not immediately confirm the report, the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said: "Our military is closely monitoring the North...

May 09 2017

Syria govt forces, rebels clash after de-escalation zones take effect

But the main Syrian opposition grouping says it has little faith in the deal. Russian Federation suspended the communications channel last month after the United States...

May 09 2017

Iran TV censors Rouhani documentary ahead of elections

Another miner rushes up to kick the back of it as it sped away down a hill. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to brief repo...

May 09 2017

North Korea: US and South Korea tried to assassinate Kim Jong Un

CNN points out that South Korea's plans to kill Kim aren't secret - well not all of them. North Korea has accused the US and South Korea of attempting to assassinate l...

May 09 2017

Government 'needs a good shutdown,' frustrated Trump tweets

Republican Senator for Arizona Jeff Flake said "absolutely none of that" when asked by the Washington Examiner if he agreed with Trump's call to end the 60-vote thres...

May 09 2017

With Obamacare vote, House Republicans free to turn to tax reform

The AHCA next heads to the Senate, where it faces an uncertain future. Trump's new law would repeal key areas of Obamacare - such as the individual mandate requiring al...