Stories about Global Media

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane Florence evacuations expand, with 'disaster at doorstep'

While coastal stakeholders are concerned about storm surge , farmers are also looking at losses. "This is a horrific nightmare storm from a meteorological perspective"...

Sep 15 2018

8 women and at least 2 children murdered every day - crime stats

The minister compared the high incidents of murder to a situation in a war zone - yet, the country is at peace. Between April 2016 and the end of March past year, 52 pe...

Sep 15 2018

Britain closing in on Brexit deal with Brussels, says Raab

A "no-deal" Brexit , the government cautioned, would make life for United Kingdom citizens and businesses more complicated, more expensive and more bureaucratic. "That i...

Sep 15 2018

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleads guilty in Mueller probe

Mueller filed superseding criminal information in U.S. District Court in Washington , an indication that Manafort will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy and one ...

Sep 15 2018

Deadly gas explosions rock Boston-area towns

The National Transportation Safety Board have a team of investigators headed to the area, officials said. Gov. Charlie Baker later clarified that he thought the company's...

Sep 14 2018

Trump's Puerto Rico tweets draw bipartisan fire in Florida

President Trump is facing widespread backlash after he tried to claim Tuesday that his administration's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico previous year wa...

Sep 14 2018

Stare Down from Space into the Churning Maw of Hurricane Florence

The National Hurricane Center warned the threat of tornadoes was increasing as Florence neared shore and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster said the heavy rains c...

Sep 14 2018

Six people killed in Bakersfield shooting spree

So far, the Wednesday night shooting is being viewed as a case of domestic violence, Kern Country Sheriff Donny Youngblood said at a news conference Thursday. The gunma...

Sep 14 2018

Pope calls unprecedented meeting of top officials over sexual abuse

Viganò subsequently urged the Pope to resign. In the USA, a grand jury report released last month from Pennsylvania found that more than 300 priests had sexually ab...

Sep 14 2018

Indian nuns demand arrest of bishop accused of rape

In a letter to Giambattista Diquattro, Vatican's Apostolic Nuncio (a diplomatic mission), the nun said she had turned to the church authorities for justice. If there is...

Sep 14 2018

Mallya claims he met FM before leaving India, Arun Jaitley rubbishes charge

Jaitley said Mallya accosted him in Parliament, and made "an offer of settlement". The 62-year-old former Kingfisher Airlines boss told reporters in London that he ...

Sep 14 2018

Bishop repeatedly raped nun says police, summon him on Sep 19

They also demanded the immediate arrest of the accused Bishop. "Being a religious sister who is denied justice from the congregation authority and from the Church ...

Sep 13 2018

Donald Trump rejects Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico, blames Democrats

President Donald Trump on Tuesday claimed his administration's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico past year was an " unsung success " and "incredibly successf...

Sep 13 2018

Palestine Renews ICC Push against Israel 'War Crimes'

The plans have sparked global outcry over the continued displacement of Palestinians by Israel. Erekat also said the PLO has asked the ICC to speed up a preliminary p...

Sep 13 2018

Kerala nun writes to Vatican envoy against Jalandhar diocese bishop

The entire nation was shocked when the news came out of a nun belonging to the Catholic congregation of Missionaries accused a bishop of rape multiple times. "We condem...

Sep 13 2018

Ceremonies Across US Honor Victims of 9/11

Retired New York City firefighter Bruce Stanley holds a portrait of his late friend Liam Smith Jr., a New York City firefighter who died in the 9/11 attacks, during a...

Sep 13 2018

Bishop accused of raping nun 13 times

So, we will fight. On Monday, the Kerala High Court had directed the state government to inform it of the steps taken by the special investigation team probing the case...

Sep 13 2018

Mallya Extradition Case: Congress All Guns Blazing Against Jaitley

Back home, the Congress pounced upon Mallya's comment and demanded that the government explain how the embattled industrialist was allowed to leave India and demanded a t...

Sep 13 2018

Philippines, Hong Kong Brace for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Typhoon Mangkhut, which has already blasted through the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam, is speeding across the Pacific with winds that can gust as high as 255 kilometr...

Sep 13 2018

Indian Catholic nuns protest against bishop accused of rape in Kerala

It was the church that forced us on to the streets". Reportedly, a special team has been looking into the case and after a preliminary investigation, it found that the ...