Global Media

Ex Trump lawyer Cohen paid man to rig online polls

Ex Trump lawyer Cohen paid man to rig online polls

While pleading guilty, Cohen said he and Trump had spoken more extensively about the propose Moscow Trump Tower project during the 2016 presidential election than he had admitted to Congress. Adam Sch...

by · Global Media
Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Unknown gunmen shot and killed a Ghanaian investigative journalist who helped to expose a massive corruption scandal in the country's national football leagues, a family member said Thursday. Violence...

by · Global Media
USA to develop space-based missile defense system, Trump says

USA to develop space-based missile defense system, Trump says

President Donald Trump speaks about American missile defense doctrine, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at the Pentagon. "We must outpace our adversaries at every turn", Trump said , adding that the US...

by · Global Media
South Korea stops calling North 'main enemy'

South Korea stops calling North 'main enemy'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , right, and Kim Yong Chol arrive for a lunch at the Park Hwa Guest House in Pyongyang, North Korea, July 7, 2018. The Wonsan region, where Kim is said to have s...

by · Global Media
Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated by record margin: What happens now?

Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated by record margin: What happens now?

So much so that the prime minister recently had to fight off a non-confidence vote in her leadership. Or, the government could propose a general election . "It is also time for Jeremy Corbyn to fin...

by · Global Media
Tour operator says business suffering as Canada-China tensions escalate

Tour operator says business suffering as Canada-China tensions escalate

In a move observers see as retaliation over the Huawei case, Chinese authorities detained two other Canadian citizens - a former diplomat and a business consultant - on suspicion of endangering na...

by · Global Media
China Calls Trudeau 'Irresponsible' For Criticizing Canadian's Death Sentence

China Calls Trudeau 'Irresponsible' For Criticizing Canadian's Death Sentence

She was detained in Vancouver at the request of the US government that wants her to face fraud charges in the United States. The Dalian Intermediate People's Court in northeastern China said Robe...

by · Global Media
Iran Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit in US-Criticized Launch

Iran Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit in US-Criticized Launch

Iran has recently made significant progress in its space programme with the launch of its Simorgh Satellite Launch Vehicle in July 2017. "The launch yet again shows that Iran is pursuing enhanced m...

by · Global Media
Zimbabwe fuel riots: Deadly clashes in Harare over economy

Zimbabwe fuel riots: Deadly clashes in Harare over economy

Zimbabwe more than doubled fuel prices on Sunday. There were no immediate response from the USA and Germany embassies in Harare at the time of going to press but the threats by government are contra...

by · Global Media
American troops killed in blast claimed by Islamic State

American troops killed in blast claimed by Islamic State

Photographs on a local Kurdish news site, which Reuters could not verify, showed two mutilated bodies, several other bodies lying on the ground with people gathered around them, damage to a buildi...

by · Global Media
Trump's Promise to Turkey: Economic Destruction

Trump's Promise to Turkey: Economic Destruction

Trump had on Sunday issued a warning to Turkey (on Twitter) that he "will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds ". Trump's decision to leave Syria, which he initially said would be rapi...

by · Global Media
Moment gunmen enter Nairobi hotel before bloody attack

Moment gunmen enter Nairobi hotel before bloody attack

Most of the victims were believed to be Kenyan, though an American and a Briton were among the dead. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to reporters....

by · Global Media
Iranian air force calls crash that kills 15 ‘martyrdom’

Iranian air force calls crash that kills 15 ‘martyrdom’

A Boeing 707 cargo plane flying from Kyrgyzstan crashed in Iran's Alborz province after overshooting the runway during landing. The aircraft's black boxa cockpit voice recorder (CVR) - had been reco...

by · Global Media
Trump says 'never worked for Russia,' slams 'big fat hoax'

Trump says 'never worked for Russia,' slams 'big fat hoax'

When Pirro asked if he had ever worked for Russia , Mr Trump said it was "the most insulting thing I've ever been asked". "I guess you could say they're dirty cops". Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani to...

by · Global Media
China Sentences Canadian Man to Death for Drug Trafficking

China Sentences Canadian Man to Death for Drug Trafficking

TRT World speaks to Chris Alexander , a former Canadian diplomat in Russian Federation. Kovrig was one of two Canadians detained in China days after the December 1 arrest of Meng Wanzhou , the ...

by · Global Media
McConnell rebukes Iowa congressman Steve King’s racial remarks

McConnell rebukes Iowa congressman Steve King’s racial remarks

McCarthy vowed "action will be taken" but didn't specify what that would entail. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell denounced King earlier Monday, saying, "There is no place in the Republican Pa...

by · Global Media
Led coalition says Syria troop withdrawal has begun

Led coalition says Syria troop withdrawal has begun

Removing equipment from Syria is thought to be a way the department of defense can show progress on that order without withdrawing troops. It said a convoy of about 10 armored vehicles, in additio...

by · Global Media
Three killed in Ottawa bus crash — NewsAlert

Three killed in Ottawa bus crash — NewsAlert

The Canadian PressBuses are being detoured away from Westboro station in Ottawa after a crash left several people dead and more injured. As of 11 a.m. This wasn't the only crash on the road Friday...

by · Global Media
White House blasts report saying Federal Bureau of Investigation probed whether Trump worked for Russian Federation

White House blasts report saying Federal Bureau of Investigation probed whether Trump worked for Russian Federation

The sources noted that Trump's own admission that he fired Comey in May 2017 over his refusal to end the investigation into his campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation was one of the motivation...

by · Global Media
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Announces She's Running For President In 2020

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Announces She's Running For President In 2020

A formal announcement of her candidacy will follow in the coming weeks, Gabbard said in comments released by CNN on Friday evening. Obama, now the elder statesman of the Democratic party has not...

by · Global Media
What you need to know about the contested DRC election result

What you need to know about the contested DRC election result

His statement notably did not congratulate Tshisekedi, whose victory has been met with accusations that he had struck a deal with Kabila . He took over from his assassinated father Laurent in 2001....

by · Global Media
Teen who crashed car while blindfolded was doing the

Teen who crashed car while blindfolded was doing the "Bird Box challenge"

The Bird Box Challenge wallowed somewhere in between being not-a-meme and a meme-in-embryonic-state earlier this month when Netflix tweeted a warning to its users not to engage in this risky act...

by · Global Media
Winter Storm Watch, Warning issued for Piedmont Triad counties

Winter Storm Watch, Warning issued for Piedmont Triad counties

The advisory runs essentially along and south of I-80 where light snow is expected to create slick travel conditions. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Alleghany, Caswell, Stokes, Surry, ...

by · Global Media
US Begins Pulling Troops Out of Syria

US Begins Pulling Troops Out of Syria

The decision has injected new uncertainties into the eight-year long Syrian war and a flurry of contacts over how a resulting security vacuum will be filled across a swathe of northern and eastern Syr...

by · Global Media
Meghan Markle announces royal patronages for the arts, women, education and animals

Meghan Markle announces royal patronages for the arts, women, education and animals

The three other organisations are The National Theatre , The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and Mayhew . She will also work with Smart Works , a women's employment charity, and ...

by · Global Media
Jaguar Land Rover facing

Jaguar Land Rover facing "perfect storm"

Black Country Chamber of Commerce chief executive, Corin Crane, said that the Government must act to stop the cuts affecting supply chains across the region. The company said it plans to drop unprofit...

by · Global Media
Xi Fetes Kim Jong-un with Lavish Birthday Banquet

Xi Fetes Kim Jong-un with Lavish Birthday Banquet

South Korean Ambassador to the United States Cho Yoon-je told reporters in Washington Tuesday that "back-channel talks" are taking place between Pyongyang and Washington, adding that "because of the...

by · Global Media
Trump Threatens Literal Scorched-Earth Policy to Punish California

Trump Threatens Literal Scorched-Earth Policy to Punish California

State officials have also dismissed Trump's accusations, saying that forest management is only one element of the problem and claiming also that symptoms of climate change like stronger winds and dr...

by · Global Media
Suspicious packages sent to several diplomatic missions in Australia

Suspicious packages sent to several diplomatic missions in Australia

Melbourne emergency services have responded to a number of call-outs for "hazardous material" in the last hour according to the state's emergency response website , which shows a total of 17 hazard...

by · Global Media
With Phone And Hashtag, Saudi Asylum Seeker Outflanks Thai Authorities

With Phone And Hashtag, Saudi Asylum Seeker Outflanks Thai Authorities

At Bangkok's global airport, security officials stopped her and confiscated her passport, which she said was later returned. "What is truly appalling is how the Saudi Arabian government has acte...

by · Global Media
LS passes contentious citizenship bill; Oppn calls it 'divisive', 'flawed'

LS passes contentious citizenship bill; Oppn calls it 'divisive', 'flawed'

Protesters had blocked the Assam-Agartala National Highway, a senior police officer said. The leading civil society group - Asom Nagrik Samaj, a platform of prominent intellectuals, writers and jour...

by · Global Media
Warren hires top Sanders aide ahead of Iowa swing

Warren hires top Sanders aide ahead of Iowa swing

In Sioux City, she grounded her pitch in her own family's life story, relating how they nearly fell into poverty when her father had a heart attack in middle age and her mother feared losing their hou...

by · Global Media
Trump wants safe withdrawal of USA troops from Syria - White House

Trump wants safe withdrawal of USA troops from Syria - White House

President Donald Trump accused The New York Times of "knowingly" writing a "very inaccurate story on my intentions on Syria " in a tweet Monday. Responding to critics of the administration's su...

by · Global Media
Have been in indirect talks with Kim Jong-un says Trump

Have been in indirect talks with Kim Jong-un says Trump

Kim is widely expected to discuss with Xi his possible second summit with Trump . But the president said sanctions against North Korea will remain in effect "until we have some very positive proof"...

by · Global Media
Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

The statement also said that prosecutors had asked Turkey to send the evidence it had collected while investigating Khashoggi's murder. Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istan...

by · Global Media