Stories about Global Media

Oct 01 2018

Canadian MPs vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

The UN report said Myanmar's military carried out mass killings and gang rapes with "genocidal intent", and the commander-in-chief and five generals should be prosecu...

Oct 01 2018

Kavanaugh testimony credited with spike in calls to sex assault hotline

Across the USA, advocates already seeing a growth in demand as the #MeToo movement has sent out ripples, saw an even greater spike with Kavanaugh . "We are survivor-ce...

Oct 01 2018

Canada strips Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

Bloc Québécois MP Gabriel Ste-Marie introduced the motion Thursday afternoon after Question Period and it received unanimous consent, meaning no standing vote was require...

Oct 01 2018

Dramatic uptick in sex assault hotline calls during Kavanaugh hearing

It's widely known for its National Sexual Assault Hotline . That led to a 147 percent spike in the number of calls the National Sexual Assault Hotline received Thursda...

Oct 01 2018

Air Niugini now says 1 passenger died after lagoon crash landing

The airline said locating the missing man as well as providing ongoing support to the other passengers, crew and families remains its primary concern. The fleet includes ...

Oct 01 2018

Nat. Sexual Assault Hotline spikes 147% during Ford testimony

RAINN, the organization that runs the hotline, said they typically see an increase in calls when the topic of sexual assault is in the news. "Every time we question, ...

Oct 01 2018

Trudeau says he is open to reconsidering Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship

Last month, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said it would not take away her award as the rules of the prize do not allow it. A United Nations fact-finding mission rec...

Oct 01 2018

Sexual Assault Hotline reports increase in calls since Kavanaugh hearing

The US National Sexual Assault Hotline says it received a record number of calls on Thursday - the same day as Brett Kavanaugh testified before the Senate Judiciary Co...

Oct 01 2018

Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, for failing to use her position, or her "moral authority", to stem the Myanmar military's violence against the Rohingya . "Today, ...

Oct 01 2018

Democrats fume as Senate panel sets vote on Trump's court pick

Kavanaugh won the support Friday of a key Republican, Sen. Flake might not take this step without an understanding that Republican Sens. "(Dianne) Feinstein and then with...

Oct 01 2018

Rosa weakens to tropical storm but Southwest braces for flooding

It looks like we will start to see our first bits of moisture from Rosa Sunday afternoon. More than 10 million people are under flash flood watches at the US-Mexico b...

Oct 01 2018

U.S., Canada reach deal to replace NAFTA

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) updates and replaces the almost 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA ), which Trump had threatened to...

Oct 01 2018

Senate panel heads to vote on Trump's top court pick Kavanaugh

He wonders: "Is it possible that both Ford and Kavanaugh are truthfully stating what they honestly believe, but that one of them is honestly mistaken?" Flake might not ta...

Oct 01 2018

Rohingya Issue: Canada revokes Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary citizenship

The UN report said Myanmar's military carried out mass killings and gang rapes with "genocidal intent", and the commander-in-chief and five generals should be prose...

Oct 01 2018

Calls to National Sexual Assault Hotline spike during Dr. Ford testimony

It also shared a number of resources, including articles on how to practice self-care when sexual violence is present in the news, how to practice physical and emotional ...

Oct 01 2018

Mass burial to be held for Indonesia's tsunami victims

Eleven deaths had been recorded in the region of Donggala to the north of Palu, it said . "We don't know how many casualties there are at the complex" said Sutopo Purw...

Oct 01 2018

Alan Dershowitz Urges Delay Of Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote For FBI Probe

Despite saying she hadn't met Kavanaugh and doesn't remember the party, Keyser told The Washington Post that she believes Ford. Ford delivered her testimony with deli...

Oct 01 2018

Calls to the National Sexual Assault Hotline spiked during Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

Anyone looking for resources to discuss sexual assault can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-4673 or visit RAINN's online hotline . But as that was h...

Oct 01 2018

Canadian legislators vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship

Syu Kyi will continue to enjoy the honourary citizenship as long as the upper house of the Canadian Parliament does not vote in a similar fashion. Suu Kyi , who spent ...

Oct 01 2018

Republicans to Advance Kavanaugh Nomination After Securing Swing Vote

Attention quickly turned to a handful of undeclared senators. Without the three of them, the floor vote would fail. "After what has gone on with this nominee, it is now...