Global News

Duterte on nationwide martial law: All options on the table

Duterte on nationwide martial law: All options on the table

On his request, lawmakers had extended martial law until December 31. With a pro-administration super majority controlling both houses of Congress, the extension is expected to be approved despite o...

by · Global News
Window from USA military chopper likely fell onto school in Japan's Okinawa

Window from USA military chopper likely fell onto school in Japan's Okinawa

The US military apologized. A 10-year-old boy suffered a minor injury but the exact cause was unclear, an Okinawa prefecture official told Reuters. Last week, a part of another US military helico...

by · Global News
British city of Sheffield gives Uber a welcome boost

British city of Sheffield gives Uber a welcome boost

However, just four related to drivers for the firm that had been licensed by York council - leading to fears that Uber vehicles are coming into the city from other areas. Uber has pledged to clean up ...

by · Global News
Modi, Manmohan Singh pay tribute to Parliament attack martyrs

Modi, Manmohan Singh pay tribute to Parliament attack martyrs

They maintained a parallel line of dialogue, underplayed Pakistan's role in instigating terrorism in India and continued to engage with them (Pakistan). "But Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley came...

by · Global News
In Tamil Nadu Man's Public Killing On Camera, Father-In-Law Gets Death

In Tamil Nadu Man's Public Killing On Camera, Father-In-Law Gets Death

The footage from a CCTV near the Udumalpet bus stand which captured that murder helped the police nab the culprits. Those sentenced to death included the father of the caste Hindu woman Kausalya, wh...

by · Global News
DPRK might be digesting United Nations message: UN official

DPRK might be digesting United Nations message: UN official

The DPRK side agreed that the current situation on the Korean Peninsula is the most tense and unsafe peace and security issue in today's world, and agreed on the importance to prevent war, he said. ...

by · Global News
US's Jerusalem decision 'null and void', says Erdogan

US's Jerusalem decision 'null and void', says Erdogan

It said Moscow considers East Jerusalem as the capital of the future Palestinian state and West Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel. Israel took over East Jerusalem from Jordan in the 19...

by · Global News
Violence flares at protest close to US Embassy in Lebanon

Violence flares at protest close to US Embassy in Lebanon

The demonstrators included members of Palestinian parties, as well as Lebanese Islamists and leftists. Police have neutralized the suspect, who is allegedly a Palestinian. As for Israel, it is a ter...

by · Global News
Supreme Court finds Tribunal's order in Unitech case 'disturbing'

Supreme Court finds Tribunal's order in Unitech case 'disturbing'

The SC reportedly said, "Company Law Tribunal, NCLT should have taken leave of apex court before allowing Centre to take over Unitech Ltd". The government should not have approached NCLT with the pl...

by · Global News
Russian Diplomatic Staff Leave Yemen's Sanaa

Russian Diplomatic Staff Leave Yemen's Sanaa

USAID administrator Mark Green called on the Saudi-led military coalition to open Yemen's ports and for Yemen's Houthis to cease firing to allow food and medical supplies to flow to tens of th...

by · Global News
Climate commitments at the 'One Planet Summit' in Paris

Climate commitments at the 'One Planet Summit' in Paris

Macron announced a contest for the projects in June, hours after Trump declared he would withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord . Prominent US universities, including Princeton, Stanford and H...

by · Global News
Texts from Federal Bureau of Investigation agent removed from Russian Federation probe reveal anti-Trump comments

Texts from Federal Bureau of Investigation agent removed from Russian Federation probe reveal anti-Trump comments

Earlier this month, reports surfaced that special counsel Robert Mueller had removed Peter Strzok , one of the FBI's top Russian counterintelligence experts, from his team after an internal investi...

by · Global News
EU Complicit In Migrant Abuse

EU Complicit In Migrant Abuse

The human rights group said European governments are training and funding the Libyan coastguard to intercept migrants at sea, who are then sent to detention centers where they are subject to abuse, ...

by · Global News
Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Republican Roy Moore In Alabama Senate Race

Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Republican Roy Moore In Alabama Senate Race

While Republican lawmakers have been saved from dealing with a possible ethics investigation into their newest colleague, Moore's loss is a major blow to President Donald Trump , who threw his full s...

by · Global News
Tillerson says USA won't set preconditions for North Korea talks

Tillerson says USA won't set preconditions for North Korea talks

He stressed that Washington "simply can not accept a nuclear armed North Korea" and that President Donald Trump "intends to ensure that they do not have deliverable nuclear weapons to (reach) the shor...

by · Global News
Trump Was Emailed Access to Hacked Wikileaks Documents Before Election

Trump Was Emailed Access to Hacked Wikileaks Documents Before Election

President Donald Trump now has more ammo to fire at CNN after the network made a glaring mistake in a story it published Friday morning. On Sept 13, the day before the email, WikiLeaks had tw...

by · Global News
Ryanair pilots plan strike before busy holiday travel period

Ryanair pilots plan strike before busy holiday travel period

Irish passengers could have a problem with their holiday travel plans as pilots said Tuesday they will strike just days before Christmas , due to a labor dispute. The Irish Airline Pilots Association...

by · Global News
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli wedding: Interesting pictures

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli wedding: Interesting pictures

The design is unimaginably attractive and reflects surprising elements, every time you see it from different angles". Omkar's "1973" also comes with an indoor tennis court, a pet clinic for pooches, a...

by · Global News
Tampa to light 15-foot menorah for Hanukkah celebration

Tampa to light 15-foot menorah for Hanukkah celebration

For another connected to the Hanukkah miracle, traditional Hanukkah foods include those fried in oil, such as latkes (potato pancakes) and jam-filled donuts called sufganiyot. In response to the seduc...

by · Global News
Trump tweet 'sexist smear', says senator

Trump tweet 'sexist smear', says senator

The White House dismissed the notion that Trump was using sexual innuendo in his tweet attacking Gillibrand. Gillibrand also has called for a congressional investigation into the accusations be...

by · Global News
Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes Kerman province

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes Kerman province

According to authorities, there were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage. Iran sits on several faultlines, and Tuesday's quake comes less than a day after a 6.0-magnitude tremor struc...

by · Global News
US Soldier Who Defected to North Korea in 1965 Dies

US Soldier Who Defected to North Korea in 1965 Dies

Upon his liberation, Jenkins faced a court martial in the USA, spending 25 days in a military prison for his defection. "I had never seen anybody so attractive", Jenkins recalled in his memoir, "She...

by · Global News
Maradona statue in India amuses fans

Maradona statue in India amuses fans

Diego Maradona has become the latest sporting figure immortalised with a statue of questionable likeness, with unfavourable comparisons doing the rounds on social media. The "Diego vs Dada" match in ...

by · Global News
A&M defensive lineman Henderson released from jail

A&M defensive lineman Henderson released from jail

The rifle had been discarded by Henderson in a wooded area in an attempt to hide the rifle, police said. Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony, carries a punishment of up t...

by · Global News
Jailed Saakashvili Calls for Ukraine President's Impeachment

Jailed Saakashvili Calls for Ukraine President's Impeachment

Saakashvili was a key figure in the 2003 Rose Revolution protests that drove Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze from office. Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was brought to a cour...

by · Global News