Stories about World Media

Feb 12 2018

ROK President Moon meets with DPRK delegation

After arriving in Seoul on Friday, the North Koreans attended a chilly opening ceremony at Pyeongchang's Olympic Stadium, taking their place among world dignitaries...

Feb 12 2018

Congress Is Helping CPI-M in Tripura: Amit Shah

Tripura's leftist government had recently alleged that the Modi government was "lackadaisical" when it came to the matter of allotting funds to Tripura. He asked the peo...

Feb 12 2018

World Bank's IFC calls for investment in Iraq reconstruction

The Director General of the Iraqi Ministry of Planning Qusay Abdulfattah said at the conference that the reconstruction of Iraq requires 22 billion dollars urgently in th...

Feb 12 2018

Philippines imposes 'total ban' on citizens taking up jobs in Kuwait

In 2016, deaths of 82 Filipinos were recorded in Kuwait and the number has increased by at least 20 percent in 2017. The Philippines ordered on January 19 the suspensio...

Feb 12 2018

Turkish army liquidates more than 1300 terrorists during operation in Syria's Afrin

U.S. -Turkish tensions spiked after Turkey last month embarked on an offensive called "Olive Branch" against Kurdish forces in Afrin, a region in northern Syria . The U....

Feb 12 2018

President Trump to Announce Funding for $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

That could be disappointing news for many state and local leaders who have been skeptical of the effort. Half of the $200 billion would be doled out through competiti...

Feb 12 2018

Kim Jong-un asks South Korean chief to Pyongyang summit

Moon's visit is highly possible, if South Korea and the United States downscale their military exercises, while DPRK agrees to freeze its nuclear program and stop testi...

Feb 12 2018

DMK moves Madras HC against Jayalalithaa's portrait in state Assembly

Mr Palaniswami also said steps were on to erect a grand memorial for her. In a Tweet, the working president of the party MK Stalin questioned why the Assembly took ex...

Feb 12 2018

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit in Pyongyang

Such a high-level meeting would have been unthinkable even a few months ago, but 2018 has seen an accelerated rapprochement between the two adversaries in the run up to t...

Feb 12 2018

Rand holds onto gains as market watches for Jacob Zuma's exit

South Africans on Sunday celebrated 28 years since late President Nelson Mandela was released from prison after serving 27 years for opposing white-minority rule. Ramap...

Feb 12 2018

North Koreans wrap up whirlwind of Olympic diplomacy

Pence and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in agreed on a post-Olympics strategy during conversations at the Winter Olympics in the South Korean resort of Pyeongchang...

Feb 12 2018

House Intel Republicans Plan to Partition Aides From Dems

Tensions between Republicans and Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have reportedly become so hostile that GOP members of the committee are planning to build a...

Feb 12 2018

Palestinian leader visits Russian Federation for backing over Jerusalem

It still works. Besides, the main task of the U.S. consul in Jerusalem remains to represent the United States in relations with the Palestinians, because the USA relation...

Feb 12 2018

Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

Speaking to the Washington Post aboard Air Force Two on his way home from the Games, Pence said Washington would keep up its "maximum pressure campaign" against Pyongyang...

Feb 12 2018

Mulvaney says Trump budget will have money for wall

Trump is set to host a meeting with state and local officials on his proposal Monday, but it is not clear if any of them will be from NY. The rest of the money would s...

Feb 12 2018

Sri Lanka's local polls end with over 70% turnout

President Maithripala Sirisena , Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and former President Mahinda Rajapakse were among those who voted early in the morning. However, the ...

Feb 12 2018

World War 2 bomb recovered from Thames, London City Airport shut

All flights out of the airport have been cancelled today after cops were forced to put a 214-metre exclusion zone in place following the discovery. You can check the af...

Feb 12 2018

Attack on Srinagar CRPF camp foiled, encounter underway

Jammu and Kashmir police chief SP Vaid in a tweet said: "I congratulate alert CRPF sentry for averting Suicidal attack in Karan nagar Srinagar ". On Monday a gunfigh...

Feb 12 2018

Turkey resumes airstrikes on Kurdish-held enclave

Five of those, including two children, were killed in the region's main town of Douma, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said. "That is not realistic", Russian Ambassado...

Feb 12 2018

North Korea's Olympics delegation leaves thorny questions behind

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are speaking while watching Olympic speedskaters compete, hours after Moon received a historic inv...