[an error occurred while processing the directive]

Stories about Global News

Jan 20 2018

Putin takes icy plunge to mark Orthodox observance of the Epiphany

Russian President Vladimir Putin marches towards the icy-cold waters of Lake Seliger in Svetlitsa village, Russia, 19-01-2018. In some areas, the extreme temperatures...

Jan 19 2018

Bob Dole, former US Senator from Kansas, receives Congressional Gold Medal

Senator Dole is only the 8th out of 1,973 Senators to earn this award. Trump called Dole a "great American" who "rose up from a small town in the heart of America to be...

Jan 19 2018

Dem Schachtner Beats Jarchow to Take Senate Seat

Scott Walker faces re-election. "Schachtner's win marked the first Republican-to-Democrat switch at the state legislative level of 2018 but it is the 34th state legisla...

Jan 19 2018

Facebook investigating Russian influence over Brexit vote

The social network will now look for "other similar clusters engaged in coordinated activity around the Brexit referendum that was not identified previously". Senate Fo...

Jan 19 2018

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump's staff gave him 'really bad advice' on immigration

Tim Scott that the reported comments were "basically accurate", Scott told the Charleston-based Post and Courier . "To think you're going to get a budget deal withou...

Jan 19 2018

Tillerson Outlines New US Strategy on Syria, No Future with Assad

In recent days, troops backing Assad have said they want the US presence in Syria to end, according to Syria's state-run news agency. Yildirim says: "The U.S. Speak...

Jan 18 2018

US hopes joint Olympic team helps NKorea change

North Korea is due to send a delegation which will consist of around 550 members including 230 cheerleaders, 140 artists and 30 Taekwondo fighters, to South Korea on...

Jan 18 2018

Bitcoin value falls a staggering $10000 earlier today

Bitcoin itself, current king of the cryptos, stabilised at 17 per cent below what it was the day before, and nearly 50 per cent down from its December high of more tha...

Jan 18 2018

Bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52 Uzbeks

The ministry said the apparent accident had happened at 1030 local time, but provided no details about its cause. He said the two bus drivers were among those who died ...

Jan 18 2018

Vikings preparing for potentially sloppy field in Philadelphia

The Minnesota Vikings just seem to be one of those teams of destiny this year and Sunday's miraculous win against the New Orleans Saints only served to bolster that i...

Jan 18 2018

Aussie brands jump on voice-interaction bandwagon following Amazon Alexa's local launch

Through the Alexa App you can create groups with two or more Echo devices by naming the group - something like "downstairs" or "next door" (nah just kidding about that ...

Jan 18 2018

Judge Halts Trump's Ban on DACA: USCIS Begins Accepting Renewals

Instead of a blockbuster immigration deal, the lasting result of the meeting turned out instead to be Trump's infamous dismissal of certain nations of origin as "shitho...

Jan 17 2018

Missing Sheikh and 'intercepted' planes reignite Gulf Arab row

GCAA described the incident as unsafe and a violation of global laws. But while Trump's comments reflect his administration's preference for a negotiated solution to the ...

Jan 17 2018

Kirstjen Nielsen, Homeland Security chief, calls Hawaii missile warning an 'unfortunate mistake'

During the hearing, Nielsen said she "did not hear" President Trump say the word " shithole ". "I don't specifically remember a characterization of countries in Afric...

Jan 17 2018

Oliver Ivanovic, Kosovo Serb politician - obituary

Tanjug news agency quoted his lawyer as saying Ivanovic had been shot at least five times. Kosovo police said they had found a burned opel vehicle in norther Mitrovic...

Jan 17 2018

Bannon is subpoenaed by Mueller in the Russian Federation inquiry

Bill Burck, a lawyer for Mr Bannon , could not immediately be reached for comment. Bannon is the latest high-profile figure to testify before the House committee as ...

Jan 17 2018

'Physical Agreement'; Bangladesh and Myanmar aims to resettle Rohingyas in 2 years

Modalities for repatriation of orphans and children born out of unwarranted incidence have also been incorporated in the arrangement. The statement said that Myanmar ha...

Jan 17 2018

Moment Venezuelan forces BLAST terrorists in siege of rogue helicopter pilot

The Venezuelan Information Ministry didn't respond to requests for more details on the police operation and whether Perez had escaped, been killed or captured. In June ...

Jan 16 2018

Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi today to strengthen party in UP

Another poster shows Rahul as Lord Krishna with the message: "Sangharsh se vijay ki ore chal diye maharathi (The warrior has begun the journey)". Senior Congress leader...