Global Media

3 new names added to Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall

For Hawkins, Memorial Day is a day of reflection. Her young grandsons, just like Shai El, might not understand what Memorial Day is all about, but rose by...


NKorean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technology

South Korea imposed unilateral sanctions against the North after its fourth nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch past year, in addition to sanctions appl...


Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails end hunger strike

Prison service spokeswoman Nicole Englander said the inmates declared an end to the strike Saturday morning. Palestinians regard the detainees as political pr...


Egypt Strikes Libya Camps After Minya Attack

The Egyptian military said the operation was ongoing and had been undertaken once it had been ascertained that the camps had produced the gunmen behind the atta...


Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

Notably though, there was an absence of any reference to a two-state solution or any details on how peace could be achieved or what he personally would do to ad...


Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods cripple water supply

A Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) airman died after falling from a helicopter during a flood rescue operation in Neluwa area in Galle. "The water levels are stil...


Speaking of destiny, does Angela Merkel seek to wake up Europe?

The declining relations between Washington and countries like Germany led Washington Post columnist Anne Applebaum to write on this in an op-ed published Sunday...


Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

Questioned about her comments Tuesday, Merkel reiterated her stance: "the discussions with the US are just as important as with other partners - the transatla...


Britain reduces terror threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'

The level of threat, which is set by the independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC), was raised to "critical" for the first time in a decade the day aft...


Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

The shooting sparked months of protests nationwide, fueled by a broader activist Movement for Black Lives aimed at ending police shootings of black people. He...


Kushner Asked to Lay Low After Reports Connecting Him to Russia Probe

In a statement issued to the New York Times , Mr Trump said that his son-in-law was "doing a great job for the country". Current and former Trump adminis...


Trump wants Senate to make things 'fast and easy' for him

Trump tweeted about the health-care legislation that has already passed the House after a tough fight, which his own aides hope will not be tossed aside by t...


Christy Clark won't quit as BC premier

The two parties will move to ban corporate and union donations, and limit individual contributions. Andrew Weaver and John Horgan signed the historic accord i...


Chavez site set aflame in protest

Venezuela's National Electoral Council President Tibisay Lucena announced Tuesday that the country will hold elections for state governors and regional parliame...


More arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alert

Police issued CCTV stills of Salman Abedi , wearing glasses and dressed in casual clothes, as part of a plea for information about his movements between May 18...


Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers

The government forces recovered 16 bodies of civilians from separate locations as the military is still battling the fighters of the IS-linked Maute group in M...


Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense

Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters earlier Tuesday that the test wasn't "timed specifically to the current tensions in North Korea", but sai...


Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

In 2016, doctors detected the rapid growth of a benign brain tumor that had first been spotted four years earlier, and in January a court granted him house arre...


Iran's Rouhani Criticizes Trump, Recent Saudi Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates Hassan Rouhani on winning the presidential election. "Who can say regional stability can be restored without ...


Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Declines to Cooperate With Congress

Cohen is not a typical personal attorney in that he spent many billable hours on cable television during the campaign defending Trump and sometimes promoting ...


Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

After the 1967 war, Israel annexed east Jerusalem with the Old City home to holy sites sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims, and declared all of expanded J...


Europe must step up as diplomatic player: Merkel

On Tuesday, Trump responded to a barrage of recent statements from Berlin , saying in a tweet: "We have a massive trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay far...


North Korea fires unidentified projectile — S.Korea military

Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo . North Korea's latest missile test may have less to do with perfec...


Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani

Three other candidates - reformists Eshaq Jahangiri and Mostafa Hashemataba, and conservative Mostafa Mirsalim - are also standing in the election, though they ...


Saudi king: Trump visit a 'turning point'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Trump "a true friend" to Israel and expressed optimism about the president's role in the Middle East peace ...