Stories about Global Media

Nov 04 2018

Indonesian divers retrieve black box of Lion Air crash

A Lion Air flight with 188 people on board crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Monday in a blow to the country's aviation...

Nov 04 2018

Turkey's Erdogan: Khashoggi killing ordered at Saudi 'highest levels'

The kingdom has faced intensifying global pressure to be transparent about the death of Khashoggi , a columnist for The Washington Post who was a critic of Saudi Crown ...

Nov 04 2018

'Father of Taliban' cleric buried after attack

As per the details, Maulana Samiul Haq sustained injuries in a targeted attack at his house in a private housing society in Rawalpindi's Gulraiz area. He said investi...

Nov 04 2018

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping eye G20 talks after ‘very good’ phone call

Hardy said while it might just be "political theater" from Trump for now, the real test would come when he and China's President Xi Jinping meet at a summit of world lead...

Nov 03 2018

North Korean officials accused of 'endemic' sexual abuse

But the flourishing markets have a dark side: a prey-and-predator relationship between the mostly female traders and male officials who extort bribes and demand sexual fa...

Nov 03 2018

US, Turkey Begin Joint Patrols in Syria's Manbij

Mr Palladino said the USA was fully committed to Turkey's border security but at the same time expressed Washington's commitment to the Kurdish-dominated Syrian forces....

Nov 03 2018

Merkel pledges new investment fund to develop new markets in Africa

What's less certain is whether she will see out her full term as chancellor, which might run until 2021, and whether the country's political centre can survive without he...

Nov 03 2018

IL sees jump in turnout for early voting

The big day isn't until next week for the midterm elections, but Oklahoma voters can get an early start. In 2016, 480,936 Tarrant County voters cast ballots in person f...

Nov 03 2018

Order to kill Jamal Khashoggi came 'from the very top'

Turkish officials appear to have dismissed a theory that Jamal Khashoggi's body was given to a mystery local collaborator in Istanbul. "The Saudi king makes a phone...

Nov 03 2018

Rep. John Lewis gets "Happy" at an event for Stacey Abrams

Pence made the remark at a rally in Savannah, just hours after Oprah Winfrey gave a passionate endorsement of Kemp's Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams , who is lookin...

Nov 03 2018

Pakistani political and religious leader Sami-ul-Haq killed

His son Hamidul Haq confirmed that his father had died, with News18 stating him as saying: 'His driver Haqqani had gone out. He was shifted to local hospital for medi...

Nov 03 2018

Donald Trump predicts trade deal with China

A US Embassy spokesperson said Thursday in Beijing that the Trump administration had no plans to send a high-level representative to the expo, adding that China neede...

Nov 03 2018

Trump, Erdogan discuss Syria in phone call: Turkish presidency

The Turkish government sees the YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a deadly insurgency in Turkey since 1984. In June the forces ...

Nov 03 2018

Decision on US-Korea Joint Exercises Coming by December

On any given day, "market guards or police officials could ask me to follow them to an empty room", says another woman who describes being sexually assaulted many times. ...

Nov 03 2018

Turkish and United States troops begin joint patrols in Syria's Manbij

Turkish and USA troops on Thursday began jointly patrolling areas around the northern Syrian town of Manbij, part of a roadmap for easing tensions between the two North A...

Nov 03 2018

'Godfather of Taliban' Maulana Samiul Haq shot dead in Rawalpindi

Later, he was found dead in a pool of blood", Hamid ul-Haq told Geo News . Unknown motorcyclists opened indiscriminate fire on the vehicle of the JUI-S chief. In a sta...

Nov 03 2018

Donald Trump tweet, report of draft trade deal send Asia markets soaring

But Trump described the call between the two leaders as "a long and very good conversation" and said "discussions are moving along nicely". U.S. President Donald Trump...

Nov 03 2018

Asian markets soar on hopes of end to US-China trade war

Stock markets in Europe and Asia rallied this morning after a phone call between President Trump and President Xi raised hopes of a thaw in trade tensions. Isaac Boltansk...

Nov 03 2018

Maulana Samiul Haq, father of the Taliban, stabbed to death in Rawalpindi

The report said gunmen riding on motorbikes opened fire on Sami ul Haq's vehicle and as a result he was injured and then died. Pakistani supporters gather around an a...

Nov 03 2018

At least 7 Coptic Christians killed in bus attack in Egypt

A young boy grieves next to the coffins of his parents who were killed during a bus attack, during their funeral service at Ava Samuel desert monastery in Minya, Egypt ,...