Stories about Global Media

Jul 07 2018

UK police in protective suits investigate latest Novichok poisoning

The March attack prompted the biggest Western expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War as allies sided with Britain's view that Moscow was either responsible or ...

Jul 07 2018

Poland's Top Judge Defies Retirement Law

The government claims the legal reforms are necessary because of a policy of de-Communisation and improving efficiency, though they have been met with fierce opposition, ...

Jul 07 2018

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif gets ten years for corruption

Two PML-N leaders, who spoke to Asia Times on the condition of anonymity, believe Nawaz will challenge the verdict but will also return to Pakistan from the United King...

Jul 07 2018

Donald Trump To Avoid London Protests With Tour Of English Country Homes

Both are places where protesters can be kept out of sight and earshot. The president then plans to head to Windsor Castle to meet Queen Elizabeth II before moving to ...

Jul 07 2018

Zlatan says Sweden has big chance to win World Cup

England are benefiting from playing without "enormous pressure" and can go all the way and win the World Cup if they beat Sweden in Saturday's quarter-final, says Sven-...

Jul 07 2018

Syrian regime troops reach key border crossing with Jordan

Rebels and a jihadist group that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State also hold part of Quneitra province in the southwest along the border with the Israeli-occupied G...

Jul 07 2018

Basketball diplomacy: S. Korea teams arrive in Pyongyang

During his trip, Pompeo will "continue consultations and implement the forward progress made by President Trump and Chairman Kim in Singapore", according to the State...

Jul 07 2018

Malaysia halts a big China-backed infrastructure project

Since a surprise election win in May, Malaysia's new government has pledged to cut the national debt, stamp out corruption and review major projects agreed by the scandal...

Jul 07 2018

What lies beneath? Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom can be extradited to US

The latest decision comes more than six years after USA authorities shut down Dotcom's file-sharing website Megaupload and filed charges of conspiracy, racketeering a...

Jul 07 2018

U.S. to reunite migrant families as immigration politics boil

USA officials have ordered DNA tests on "under 3,000" detained children who remain separated from their migrant parents, in an effort to reunite families at the centre of...

Jul 07 2018

Trump mocks #MeToo movement and praises Putin in latest rally

In a freewheeling speech in Montana, Trump cycled through many of his favourite themes but repeatedly returned to vigorous campaign-year attacks on Democrats . Even th...

Jul 06 2018

Pompeo speaks with Russian FM on Trump-Putin meeting

The senior administration official stressed that while United States officials have "repeatedly" raised election meddling in meetings with Russian officials, "the fact of...

Jul 06 2018

Ted Cruz urges president to pick a ‘sure’ conservative for Supreme Court

Trump said he will announce his nominee July 9. On the heels of Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy's announcement that he will be retiring at the end of Ju...

Jul 06 2018

President Macron parties at Nigeria nightclub

I have to say my main memories about this place are friends, proud people, proud of their culture, proud of their art and music. The influence of the French language is...

Jul 06 2018

Overland Park, Kansas shooting: Two workers critically wounded outside elementary school

Sources inside the department verified that two adults are in critical condition, but no students were injured. Police say the suspect, whose name has not been released...

Jul 06 2018

Hosepipe ban 2018: What is it and what are the rules?

Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water as much as possible and to avoid unnecessary use of water. "Our top tips are to limit time spent in the shower...

Jul 06 2018

Trump Says Talks with North Korea are 'Going Well'

On Saturday, the Washington Post reported that the US Defense Intelligence Agency has concluded that North Korean officials are attempting to deceive Washington about t...

Jul 06 2018

Heat and humidity before a big change

Looking ahead, the National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch Wednesday , to affect a seven-county area in Minnesota. High heat back in the mid to pos...

Jul 06 2018

Government allowing colleges to leave race out of…

The administration of president George W. Bush, a Republican, had similarly issued race-neutral admissions guidance. The Justice Department in the Trump administratio...

Jul 06 2018

Trump orders USA flags lowered to honour 5 slain at newspaper

Less than 24 hours after the Baltimore Sun reported that the mayor's request had been denied , Trump reversed course , ordering all US flags to be lowered. "It wa...