Stories about Global

Dec 07 2018

Luxembourg to be first country to introduce free public transport

The transport policy was formulated in response to the traffic congestion being experienced in landlocked Luxembourg. It's hoped that by 2020, all tickets for public tr...

Dec 07 2018

Saudi Arabia's Critics Push for Swift US Senate Action

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pushed to keep worldwide attention on the murder - the order for which he says came from the highest levels of the Saudi Arabia...

Dec 06 2018

Macron caves in as yellow vest protesters get taste for blood

The protests began November 17 with motorists upset over the fuel tax increase, but have grown to encompass a range of complaints - the stagnant economy, social injusti...

Dec 06 2018

What made Michelle Obama drop the S-word

She was particularly afraid of falling when she met the Queen . Trump's team told CNN about the matter: "Mrs. Trump is a strong and independent woman who has been navig...

Dec 06 2018

Moving photo of President Bush's dog paying tribute

Bush wrote on Instagram. As of Monday morning, all living Presidents are expected to attend Bush's funeral on Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral. Rel...

Dec 06 2018

Teacher’s Pet subject Chris Dawson arrested over murder of Lyn Dawson

A podcast, The Teacher's Pet , brought global attention to the case this year. Nearly 40 years after Sydney mother Lynette Dawson disappeared, her husband spent hi...

Dec 06 2018

BORDER BREACHED: 'Frustrated' Migrants 'Breach' US-Mexico Border

Agents said that the individual dropping the children from the Mexican side, who is also reportedly a family member, fled the scene, but was later apprehended as well. Ni...

Dec 06 2018

Facebook Struck Deals Over Data and Burnt Rivals, Say Lawmakers

The document, part of a larger 250-page parliamentary trove, shows what appears to be a copied-and-pasted recap of an internal chat conversation between various Facebook ...

Dec 05 2018

Big magnitude 7.6 natural disaster hits New Caledonia

Tsunami waves have already struck at Maré Island in New Caledonia and Lenakel in Vanuatu . Only messages issued by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Managemen...

Dec 05 2018

'What a loss': Iowan remembers lifelong friend George HW Bush

Inside the Capitol, people in wheelchairs visited the casket alongside Sully , the 2-year-old Labrador retriever assigned to Bush after his wife, Barbara, died in Ap...

Dec 05 2018

USA senators blast Saudi prince over Khashoggi, after Central Intelligence Agency chief briefing

In November, the president said bin Salman may have had no knowledge of the killing, and in any event the USA relationship with Saudi Arabia should not be jeopardized o...

Dec 05 2018

Mueller calls Michael Flynn's cooperation 'substantial,' recommends no jail time

They noted his cooperation likely inspired other crucial witnesses to cooperate. "Given the defendant's substantial assistance and other considerations set forth below,...

Dec 05 2018

U.S. gives Russian Federation 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty

Vladimir Putin has warned of a new arms race, saying that if the USA starts developing banned intermediate-range missiles, so will Moscow . DW's correspondent at NAT...

Dec 05 2018

Israel military moves to 'expose and thwart' Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon

Had the tunnels not been detected, Radwan terror cells could have made their way through the tunnels, underneath Israel's extensive border defenses (which include an arra...

Dec 04 2018

Photos of the Kids He Left Behind — George Bush's Children

Tributes have poured in from former U.S. Presidents Barack Obama , Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton , who defeated Bush in 1992 and later developed a close friendship wit...

Dec 04 2018

Trump defends Russian Federation business links after ex-lawyer admits lying

Cohen , 52, pleaded guilty Thursday to lying to Congress during Mueller's investigation. Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman has displayed what he says are...

Dec 04 2018

Cabinet minister could face suspension over Brexit legal advice

United Kingdom lawmakers are set to begin debating May's Brexit package this week, but the signs don't look promising for the prime minister. But the legal advice says ...

Dec 04 2018

Saudi crown prince gets frosty G20 welcome

Saudi Arabia's prosecution has charged 11 people with involvement in the journalist's death, while Donald Trump's administration imposed penalties on 17 individuals last...

Dec 02 2018

Trump Had 'Informal' Conversation With Putin At G-20 Summit

Trump has made a decision to pull the United States from the Paris accord on curbing carbon emissions, saying it is unfair, despite mounting evidence of the changing cli...