Stories about World Media

Feb 15 2018

The Millennium Falcon looks different in Solo - here's a spoiler-free explanation

No, we're not talking about Han Solo or even Chewbacca, but the Millenium Falcon . The modern Star Wars films are no stranger to star-studded cameos, ranging from Da...

Feb 15 2018

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief warns European Union over defense pact

Stoltenberg said the alliance will decide in June where to locate the new commands and how many staff they will have. Germany has offered to host the command center...

Feb 15 2018

Valentine's Day and its sordid history

There are many mixed thoughts on Valentine's Day . Valentine's Day is a day of chocolates , roses, gifts, fancy dinner, the list goes on. Valentine's Day is n...

Feb 15 2018

Cubs officially announce signing of Darvish

And with just days left before pitchers and catchers report for spring training, he made a decision that shifts the landscape of the National League significantly, and on...

Feb 15 2018

RSS chief's speech an insult to every Indian: Rahul

RSS has termed the hue and cry created by the opposition parties and Congress , seeking an apology for the statement of sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat on Monday as basel...

Feb 15 2018

Champions League: Man City hammer Basel, Spurs fight back to hold Juventus

We conceded the first goal playing out of defence, the second on a free kick. It was Kane's goal that made the difference in last weekend's North London derby against...

Feb 15 2018

Six Nations joins nationwide vigils in Boushie verdict

It was another black mark against progress and good relationships. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould has been tasked with reviewing the criminal justice system - in...

Feb 15 2018

Youth Congress leader hacked to death in Kerala

The incident occurred around 10.45 pm. As per sources, the other two members were severely injured and are now being treated at a hospital. This was found at the examinat...

Feb 15 2018

Weinstein Company bid unacceptable to NY

Ms Contreras-Sweet's investment group would assume most of the liabilities of the Weinstein Company and create a fund to compensate victims of sexual harassment. "We have...

Feb 15 2018

Massive fire breaks out at Sydney's Circular Quay

The fire started at about 8.40am, when mesh surrounding scaffolding on the building, which is under construction, caught alight, causing materials to collapse onto the st...

Feb 15 2018

World War II bomb scare

The Metropolitan Police said the device would be transported to a secure disposal area, where it will be detonated in a controlled explosion. An operation to remove a...

Feb 15 2018

Deputy head of Oxfam quits over Haiti scandal

She also wrote to all United Kingdom charities working overseas to insist they give her specific assurances that they have reported everything untoward to the relevant ...

Feb 15 2018

Chandrababu Naidu is richest CM, Pinarayi not too far behind

Punjab CM secured the third position with assets worth over Rs 48 crore only. Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti was the third poorest CM in the country with declared ...

Feb 15 2018

Lucknow varsity advisory asks parents not to send students on V-day

In the advisory issued, the Lucknow University also barred the students from roaming inside or even outside the campus, stating that strict disciplinary action will be ...

Feb 15 2018

Following Modi's invitation, Hassan Rouhani to visit India this week

During President Rouhani's visit, both sides would review the progress achieved in bilateral relations and also exchange views on regional and worldwide issues of mutual ...

Feb 15 2018

Cong President Rahul Gandhi thanks Karnataka for affection and warmth

The country wants you to take action against terror sponsored by Islamabad and fulfil the promises made to the people before the Lok Sabha elections'. The Congress presid...

Feb 15 2018

Tillerson discusses Israeli-Iranian tensions with Jordanian FM

The decision triggered outrage in the Arab and Muslim world, and led Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to declare that he would not cooperate with the United States as ...

Feb 15 2018

1 climber dies after fall, others rescued on Oregon peak

Mount Hood is no stranger to strategy involving climbers as four people perished there a year ago. An eyewitness who saw the climber's fatal fall says right before the ...

Feb 15 2018

Scandal Plagues Australian Government Amid Deputy Leader's Affair

Ms Campion is due to give birth in mid-April. Joyce became Nationals leader and Deputy Prime Minister two months later. However, Mr Joyce today shot down any sugges...

Feb 15 2018

Dutch Foreign Minister resigns

Junior Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag, who led a United Nations mission to destroy Syria's chemical weapons in 2013-2014, will assume Mr Zijlstra's responsibilities until a...