Stories about Global Media

Sep 08 2016

Turkey says IS driven from Turkish-Syrian border

Turkey says Turkish-backed rebels battling Islamic State extremists on the Syrian border have driven IS fighters from their last remaining strongholds along a 100-kilomet...

Sep 08 2016

AMD starts shipping 7th-Gen Bristol Ridge APUs to PC makers

Kevin Lensing, Corporate VP and general manager of computing and graphics for AMD stated the following within the press release sent over earlier today. AMD further added...

Sep 08 2016

Ethiopian activists demand news of jailed leaders after massive fire

A fire broke out at the Qilinto prison in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, Monday morning in what some government officials say was an attempted escape. In July, E...

Sep 08 2016

Turkey says 2 of its soldiers killed in IS attack in Syria

Dubbed Euphrates Shield, it backs pro-Ankara opposition fighters in the goal of rooting out IS jihadists and Kurdish militia from the border area. The operation is also...

Sep 08 2016

Tracking Hermine: Tropical storm warning issued for NYC

Forecasters said the storm which has increased its winds to 70 miles per hour could regain hurricane force later Sunday as it stalls over warm Atlantic water before wea...

Sep 08 2016

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile Tests

The last UNSC resolution on North Korea, adopted on March 2 - following nearly two months of deliberations - was a response to Pyongyang carrying out a nuclear test in ea...

Sep 08 2016

Syria: At least 43 killed, several injured in string of bomb blasts

The Observatory said it hit an army checkpoint and two officers were killed. They came a day after Turkish forces and allied rebels seized the last part of the Turkish-...

Sep 08 2016

Man charged over theft of Eddie Izzard's pink beret at rally

The EU flag flies over the shoulder of the statue of Winston Churchill. . As officers pinned the man to the floor, Izzard retrieved the colourful garment and replaced i...

Sep 07 2016

Several French mayors to continue to impose burkini ban despite court ruling

Burkinis, which cover the head, torso and limbs - much like a wetsuit with a hood - are a recent retail invention, not a religious requirement. Mayors had cited multipl...

Sep 07 2016

CNN poll shows Trump inching ahead of Clinton

Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson was included in the survey and came in at 7 percent. By comparison, Republican Mitt Romney only won independents in the 2012 elec...

Sep 07 2016

Hermine kills 2, ruins beach weekends in northward march

Forecasters expect it to stall over the water before weakening again to a tropical storm by Tuesday . "It's going to sit offshore and it is going to be a tremendous co...

Sep 07 2016

Colin Kaepernick's 49ers jersey has become NFL's top selling item

President Barack Obama says 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the national anthem makes him the latest in a long line of professional athletes who...

Sep 07 2016

British Airways computer problem causes delays

British Airways passengers in London's Heathrow airport faced additional delays as a Black Lives Matter protest halted flights for six hours at the aiport, with more ...

Sep 07 2016

Abbas Says No Meeting With Netanyahu In Moscow Planned

Speaking from The Hague during a two-day visit to the Netherlands, Netanyahu says: "This is something I've said a hundred times and I will repeat here". "I said this to h...

Sep 07 2016

Clinton to campaign at historically black Charlotte college

The new plane -- dubbed Hill Force One - was unveiled with a trip to OH and the Quad Cities, a region of four counties in northwest IL and Southeastern Iowa. He spent mos...

Sep 07 2016

Palestinian economy could double without 'occupation'

Per capita income remains below its pre-2014 level, the report said. The UNCTAD study noted that more than 66 percent of grazing land in the West Bank was not accessi...

Sep 07 2016

Pence set to release tax returns next week

WASHINGTON ― Indiana Governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence declined to comment on whether it was appropriate for Donald Trump's campaign to wo...

Sep 07 2016

Trump says donation to AG not connected to university

August 2013: New York's attorney general files a lawsuit against Trump , accusing Trump University of perpetrating fraud. According to Schneiderman, the "university" was...

Sep 07 2016

13 shot to death, dozens wounded in Chicago shootings

In another shooting , a pregnant woman and her boyfriend have been hospitalized after they were wounded in a shooting on the South Side. The Chicago Tribune reports th...

Sep 07 2016

Scottish leader calls for 'new conversation' on independence

Nicola Sturgeon says boosting growth and protecting jobs will be central to her Government's plans for the next five years, as the Scottish Parliament returns from its su...