Global Media


India extends $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh India extends $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh
- April 23, 2017

He said there is one "thought" in South Asia that inspires and encourages terrorism. Talking about India extending the Line of Credit (LoC) worth Rs. Hasina said her country was indebted to India for its role in the birth of Bangladesh. We both want to make our borders free from criminal activity... (more...)
WW3 threat: China's new warship fires deadly missiles off North Korea WW3 threat: China's new warship fires deadly missiles off North Korea
- April 23, 2017

Multiple US officials said all current anti-missile ships and other ground-based interceptors in Alaska are available. US military officials indicated earlier this month that the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and its support group would sail toward the Korean Peninsula in response to rising tensions and reports of a looming North Korea missile test. (more...)
Poll finds record support for pot legalization Poll finds record support for pot legalization
- April 23, 2017

Most Americans - 71 percent - do not think the federal government should try to prohibit the sale and use of marijuana in the many states where the drug has been legalized in some form. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ― who has stated his personal opposition to weed ― has anxious some marijuana advocates with ominous comments about the supposed dangers of loosening restrictions on the nation's favorite illicit substance. (more...)
Israel slams Marine Le Pen over Vel d'Hiv roundup claim Israel slams Marine Le Pen over Vel d'Hiv roundup claim
- April 23, 2017

In addition to leading candidates Macron, Fillon and far-right leader Marine Le Pen , the list included three candidates who passed the threshold of 500 elected officials just in time: Jacques Cheminade and Philippe Poutou of small far-left parties and centrist lawmaker Jean Lasalle. (more...)
Champs Elysées: French Media Releases Paris Shooter's Name Champs Elysées: French Media Releases Paris Shooter's Name
- April 23, 2017

A pump-action shotgun and knives were found in his vehicle, the French TV station BFMTV reported . A police document obtained by The Associated Press identifies the address searched in the town of Chelles as the family home of 39-year-old Karim Cheurfi, who has a criminal record. (more...)
United Airlines CEO won't resign United Airlines CEO won't resign
- April 23, 2017

How many times in the a year ago has United Airlines removed a passenger that has already boarded a plane due to overbooking or other reasons outside the customer's control? "That is not who our family at United is and you saw us at a bad moment", Munoz told ABC News . (more...)
'No doubt' Syria has retained chemical weapons: Mattis 'No doubt' Syria has retained chemical weapons: Mattis
- April 23, 2017

Mattis hopes to hear directly from Israeli leaders on their concerns and what they expect from the Trump administration, a United States defence official said . A few hours later, sirens wailed on the Israeli side of the Golan Heights, warning of incoming rockets from Syria, the Israeli military said. Russian Federation has partially compensated Syria for its air defense systems, approximately half of which had been destroyed by terrorists , Assad added. (more...)
Turkey condemns attack on Champs-Elysees in Paris Turkey condemns attack on Champs-Elysees in Paris
- April 23, 2017

The Paris shooting attack came just days ahead of the French presidential election scheduled on Sunday. The Thursday evening attack took place in the city's Champs-Elysees district, which is hugely popular with tourists and shoppers. The Paris prosecutor said his office had opened a terrorism investigation. But he was known to French authorities and armed with an AK-47 rifle, two US law enforcement officials briefed on the attack told NBC News earlier. (more...)
Ex-NFL star Hernandez's family wants death scene evidence preserved Ex-NFL star Hernandez's family wants death scene evidence preserved
- April 23, 2017

Ward's lawyer, Doug Sheff, said he has issued "a friendly challenge" to the New England Patriots and the NFL Players Association to voluntarily give Ward whatever money Hernandez might still be owed. I lost my son. Ward told reporters that she forgave Hernandez for killing her son even as she feels a "tremendous loss". Sheff said at the beginning of the briefing that "frankly, she's heard enough about him". (more...)
Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court
- April 23, 2017

The Democrats who filibustered Gorsuch argued that despite his illustrious resume as judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, they expressed that his record reveals he should not be given the lifetime seat on the Supreme Court. (more...)
Pence discusses barriers to U.S. companies with Indonesian president Pence discusses barriers to U.S. companies with Indonesian president
- April 23, 2017

During Pence's meeting with Jokowi and their joint news conference, both addressed several key issues that Washington and Jakarta are cooperating on within that partnership, such as terrorism and maritime security. Vice President Mike Pence visited the Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta today during the first visit by a Trump administration official to Indonesia. "And the president wanted me to " early in this administration " to reaffirm the strong and historical alliance between the United ... (more...)
Venezuela's capital braces for more anti-government protests Venezuela's capital braces for more anti-government protests
- April 23, 2017

There has been reports of violent clashes between protesters, government supporters and police. "This is the moment", said Raquel Belfort, a 42-year-old protester in wealthier eastern Caracas on Thursday, sporting a hat in the yellow, blue and red colors of the Venezuelan flag. (more...)
Konta levels GB tie with Romania; Nastase sent off Konta levels GB tie with Romania; Nastase sent off
- April 23, 2017

During a match that pitted England's Johanna Konta against Romania's Sorana Cirstea where Konta was leading Cirstea, Ilie Nastase launched into a tirade against the players and officials before being removed from the court. "Chocolate with milk?", he said in Romanian, remarks then reported widely internationally, including by a British female reporter who he then berated, describing her as "stupid" and "ugly". (more...)
Trump plans to meet the Turkish president next month Trump plans to meet the Turkish president next month
- April 23, 2017

On Monday, the OSCE claimed that a "lack of equal opportunities, one-sided media coverage and limitations on fundamental freedoms" had created an " unlevel playing field " in the constitutional referendum. Trump's congratulations on Monday were in contrast with European Union leaders who have been reserved in their reaction to the narrow victory and even his own state department, which earlier noted concerns expressed by global observers over the "uneven playing field". (more...)
Israeli military officials: U.S. gave 2-hour warning before striking Syria Israeli military officials: U.S. gave 2-hour warning before striking Syria
- April 23, 2017

Mr Assad last week questioned whether the attack happened at all, saying there are "a lot of fake videos now". Seconds after they launched the projectile, the chaos was installed. American missiles on Friday struck a Syrian airbase suspected of the chemical attack . The draft decision put forward by Moscow and Tehran - and obtained by AFP - had called for a new investigation by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) "to establish whether chemical weapons ... (more...)
Boris Johnson offers Russian Federation a deal on Syria crisis Boris Johnson offers Russian Federation a deal on Syria crisis
- April 23, 2017

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has received congratulations from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the 71st anniversary of Syria's independence. In his first interview since the strike and the subsequent United States air assault, the Syrian president said reports the Syrian government carried out the attack were "100% fabrication". (more...)
Kenyans sweep titles at Boston Marathon Kenyans sweep titles at Boston Marathon
- April 23, 2017

The 121st running of the Boston Marathon - and the fourth since the bombings - began on a warm Patriots Day, with mobility-impaired competitors setting out first from Hopkinton, Massachusetts. "This is about the place where Jock Semple attacked me and tried to pull off my bib", she said mid-stride. Kathrine Switzer was among many inspirational runners at the 2017 race. (more...)
Russia Responds Kremlin Backed Election Tampering Story Russia Responds Kremlin Backed Election Tampering Story
- April 23, 2017

He had already began to dial back the Trumpomania and start criticizing the U.S. president. State media in the country greeted the election of the bombastic property tycoon in November warmly, yet decisions by Trump since coming into office have seen the two administrations come into conflict. (more...)
Penguins at Blue Jackets Penguins at Blue Jackets
- April 23, 2017

Talk about clutch. With his overtime victor, Guentzel became the first Pittsburgh rookie to score a hat trick in the playoffs. The Penguins lead the best-of-seven series 3-0. What this New York win really does, though, is keep alive the thing we're all expecting - a seven-game series. "Unfortunately we didn't get it done, and now we're in a situation where it's do or die", Dubinsky said. (more...)
AAP says LG cancelled allotment of bungalow for party office AAP says LG cancelled allotment of bungalow for party office
- April 23, 2017

Maken alleged the state government appointed AAP functionaries on Delhi Dialogue Commission and as advisors to ministers, allegedly paying hefty salaries ranging from Rs 80,000 to Rs 1.5 lakh through public exchequer. Sharpening its attack on the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi over the findings of Shunglu Committee, the BJP today demanded CBI and CVC probes into "illegal" decisions of the AAP dispensation as flagged by the panel in its report. (more...)