Stories about Global Media

Jun 09 2017

China's trade growth rebounds in May

Going forward, the export outlook is for sustained but unspectacular growth, according to Tom, as both the Caixin and National Bureau of Statistics purchasing managers' i...

Jun 09 2017

Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system

Trump said a private system would reduce wait times, increase route efficiency, and eliminate many delays. "Our plan will get you where you need to go quickly, more reli...

Jun 09 2017

UAE ruling family member: Qatar now questioning its leaders

Media reports that Russian hackers influenced the global shunning of Qatar are based on "zero" evidence, the Kremlin claimed . Speaking in a rare interview, Emirati ...

Jun 09 2017

BC legislature to be recalled June 22

The B.C. legislature convenes Thursday, June 22, to elect a speaker and trigger the vote that is expected to bring 16 years of B.C. Liberal government to an end. "I think...

Jun 09 2017

Trump tells Senate to end legislative filibuster

House Republicans on Tuesday rolled out portions of their state spending plan for the next two years that address taxes, fees and government pensions. GOP senators are lo...

Jun 09 2017

U.S. report warns of China's "military development overseas"

Notably, China is developing the strategically located Gwadar port in Balochistan, which many experts in the USA say is aimed towards having a military presence. The miss...

Jun 09 2017

USA considering extending laptop travel ban worldwide

Thousands of flights and hundreds of thousands of passengers will be affected every day if the United States extends its so-called laptop ban to all global flights. H...

Jun 08 2017

US says China likely to build more overseas bases, maybe in Pakistan

Such bases would probably be meant to send forces quickly to help Chinese nationals during humanitarian crises rather than wage war, Char said. This is the Trump admini...

Jun 08 2017

Oliver Stone: Megyn Kelly didn't know her stuff with Putin

After being asked if the USA would dominate a war, Putin replied: " I don't think anyone would survive such a conflict ". "I am not a woman, so I do not have bad days",...

Jun 08 2017

Newly-elected Nepal PM Deuba takes oath of office

Deuba also won support of the newly-formed Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) and the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSF) by signing a three-point pact with them. Among others...

Jun 08 2017

What we know about the Philippine resort attack and how it unfolded

In Marawi, 175 people have been killed since fighting broke out on May 23, Philippine military spokesman Restituto Padilla said in a televised briefing Friday. The minist...

Jun 08 2017

Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system

The government report doesn't directly name the company, but it does reference the vendor VR Systems numerous times, and the company has since responded publicly after ...

Jun 08 2017

Britain frees 12 detained after London attack

Now, news agencies are reporting that one of the London Bridge attackers was known to authorities and even appeared in a television documentary previous year about Brit...

Jun 07 2017

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again

In addition, he said , Trump "confirmed once again that a deep rot of bad faith and a profound contempt for process continue to infest much of what this administration d...

Jun 07 2017

London Mayor Sadiq says Trump's state visit to United Kingdom should be cancelled

Trump tweeted, "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his " no reason to be alarmed " statement". Asked about the spat with Mr Trump...

Jun 07 2017

Explosion in Afghanistan's Herat Kills 10

A heavy explosion ripped through the Jam-e-Mosque in Herat city during a funeral ceremony on Tuesday, killing at least seven people. Several blasts have hit Afghanis...

Jun 07 2017

Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russia

New York Times correspondent Gardiner Harris said he had been in a lot of motorcades but even he was taken back by the negative reaction. After meeting with US Secret...

Jun 07 2017

Cities, states and companies vow to stick to the Paris climate agreement

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has given unsafe advice around these issues. "She said that the Paris Agreement provides the right global...

Jun 07 2017

Florida man stuffs 15 bottles of motor oil, 30 DVDs into pants

A Polk County Sheriff's Office Detective was parked in an unmarked auto outside the 7-Eleven on Duff Rd.in Lakeland, when he saw a man wearing baggy blue jeans walk into ...

Jun 07 2017

Indian-origin gay minister Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland PM

Born to an Indian immigrant father and an Irish mother, Varadkar is now serving as Ireland's Minister for Social Protection. Ireland is making LGBT history this month ...