Stories about Global Media

Nov 11 2018

Opposition flays government for Taliban conference

The Taliban met with members of Afghanistan's High Peace Council on Friday in a conference organised by the Russian government in Moscow . In response to queries r...

Nov 11 2018

Erdogan says he gave audio tapes of Khashoggi's death to Saudi officials

His killing provoked global outrage but little concrete action by world powers against Saudi Arabia , the world's largest oil exporter and a supporter of Washington's pl...

Nov 11 2018

Sri Lanka President dissolves Parliament

Maithripala Sirisena said in a proclamation that a new parliament will be convened on January 17 after conducting the nation-wide vote on January 5. In a situation that...

Nov 11 2018

Tanker, Frigate Collision Shuts Down Norwegian Oil, Gas to Europe

The two vessels collided at about 04:00 local time (03:00 GMT) as the frigate, part of Nato's fleet, was sailing inner fjords for training, officials say. Coast guard dep...

Nov 10 2018

Democrats snatch first House seats from Republicans in USA midterm elections 2018

The GOP will fall short of the 60 votes needed to break Democratic filibusters, procedural delays that kill legislation. A number of prominent anti-Trump Democrats also...

Nov 10 2018

Recount: Scott attorneys demand answers from Broward County, FDLE launches investigation

Bill Nelson has begun preparing for a potential recount in a race still too close to call against Scott, who is leaving the governor's seat because of term limits. They ...

Nov 10 2018

Panic over Mueller's fate after Trump sacks AG Jeff Sessions

Schumer and other leading Democrats were joined in their call for an unhampered probe by Republican Mitt Romney, a former presidential candidate and frequent Trump crit...

Nov 10 2018

California shooting: Ex-Marine hero kills 12 in bar

Dean described the scene inside the bar as "like hell". The dead included 11 people inside the bar and a sheriff's sergeant who was the first officer inside the door, t...

Nov 10 2018

Police treating fatal Melbourne knife attack as a 'terrorist incident'

The police there issue a statement saying that a vehicle had burst into flames and that a small number of people were being treated for stab wounds. It is understood th...

Nov 10 2018

First Muslim Women Elected to Congress

Tlaib won the congressional seat for Michigan's 13th district after former Representative John Conyers abruptly stepped down following sexual harassment allegations, le...

Nov 10 2018

Man Leaps Over Fence Into Lagoon Filled With Crocodiles

Augustine. The Florida Times-Union reports St. Augustine police responded Tuesday morning to reports of vandalism at the Alligator Farm Zoological Park. Then he said...

Nov 10 2018

U.S. midterms 2018: Trump impeachment would be ‘DANGEROUS’ for Democrats

In what was widely seen as a referendum on Trump's first two years in office, the projection, if confirmed, would cloud the prospect of his re-election in the 2020 presid...

Nov 10 2018

Democrats Are Now Projected to Take Back the House

We're doing very well, and we're doing really well in the Senate. Opposition to Trump proved to be more a motivating factor for Democrats than support for the preside...

Nov 10 2018

Thousands on the run after fast-moving wildfire destroys Californian town of Paradise

The massive blaze that hit Paradise spread north Friday, prompting officials to order the evacuation of Stirling City and Inskip, two communities north of Paradise along ...

Nov 10 2018

Warning sirens sound for the first time in Melbourne terror attack

The man and one victim died at hospital, while two others were treated for injuries, according to the police. Police said the man got out of a vehicle, which then caugh...

Nov 09 2018

Trump administration moves to restrict asylum claims by migrants

The Trump administration indicated that the president would follow through on an order to limit asylum claims to those made at ports of entry. Central American migran...

Nov 09 2018

Oil price rises to $73 a barrel

JP Morgan said "the lack or difficulty in acquiring shipping insurance will help in reducing exports quickly as they did during last worldwide sanctions". Fortuitously, I...

Nov 09 2018

CNN Reporter Jim Acosta Berated By Donald Trump & Suspended From White House

The White House announced late Wednesday that it is temporarily suspending press credentials from CNN's Jim Acosta . But the White House maintains that Mr Acost...

Nov 09 2018

Kyrsten Sinema, Martha McSally Election Results: Who Is Winning?

The most populous part of Arizona, Maricopa County, said it won't start releasing late earlies and some other votes until late Thursday. O'Neil said that provisional an...

Nov 09 2018

‘America is better than this’: Hundreds protest to protect Mueller probe

He also said on CNN a year ago that he could see a scenario in which Sessions' replacement doesn't fire Mueller but "just reduces his budget to so low that his inve...