Stories about World Media

Feb 15 2018

United Nations envoy: unsafe, violent, worrying moment in Syria

Islamic State has been routed from most of its territory but still holds pockets of the Euphrates River valley. One of those planes, an F-16 fighter jet, were shot down ...

Feb 15 2018

Tutu quits as ambassador for Oxfam over charity's sex scandal

Oxfam faced fresh pressure on Tuesday after a former senior member of staff said her concerns about "a culture of sexual abuse" were not taken seriously by the charity's ...

Feb 15 2018

Boris Johnson's Brexit valentine offering rejected by Remainers

In more conciliatory language, Mr. Johnson was expected to try to reassure those who have continuing - or growing - doubts about the policy that " Brexit is not ground...

Feb 15 2018

Israeli police name Tata in case against Netanyahu

Eli Hazan, director of communications and worldwide relations for Israel's ruling Likud Party, said in an interview on Wednesday that the charges against Netanyahu are ...

Feb 15 2018

Tangled fight in Syria poses new dangers to US

Erdogan criticized the USA for its support of the People's Protection Units (YPG) Kurdish force in Syria , an organization it considers a terrorist organization. The Er...

Feb 15 2018

Nawaz Sharif grumbles about language of judges

CJ Nisar and Khawaja Harris discussed the corruption references against Nawaz Sharif at courtroom. The references were filed in an accountability court in the federal c...

Feb 15 2018

Elizabeth Warren Accuses Trump of 'Disrespect' to Native Americans

Trump has used the name "Pocahontas" as a slur to refer to Warren on multiple occasions, beginning during Warren's 2012 Senate race when she made claims that she had ...

Feb 15 2018

Police Respond to 'Suspicious Package' of White Powder Inside Houses of Parliament

They added: "The letter contained a white powder which is now being assessed by specialists". Scotland Yard said that its counterterrorism command investigated the in...

Feb 15 2018

United Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Honolulu after engine blows out

A United Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing after its engine failed en route to the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu , Hawaii,...

Feb 15 2018

Human Error To Blame For Comm Games Ticket Fail

Thousands of opening ceremony tickets had an incorrect date. Red-faced Australian organisers admit, the mistake is embarrassing. About 14,000 tickets sent out in rece...

Feb 15 2018

COAS to attend moot on peace, stability in Afghanistan

Addressing Chiefs of Defence Conference in Kabul on Tuesday, Gen Bajwa said that regions develop as a whole, not individual countries. Gen Bajwa told the conference t...

Feb 15 2018

A New Reality Confronts India in the Middle East

India and Oman have chose to coordinate efforts to counter "misuse" of religion by groups and states for perpetrating acts of terror and urged the worldwide community to ...

Feb 15 2018

President Mamnoon Hussain promulgates ordinance to include JuD, FIF among banned groups

The meeting of the Financial Action Task Force is set to meet in Paris on February 18. Pakistan banned two charities linked to the founder of an Islamist militant g...

Feb 15 2018

Kieran Gilbert: Barnaby Joyce not going anywhere yet

Former senator Jacqui Lambie on her first day in Parliament in 2014. When asked if he would be comfortable with Mr Joyce being Acting Prime Minister next week, Mr O'D...

Feb 15 2018

Joyce to take leave, won't act as PM

Mr Turnbull said Mr Joyce would be on leave for a week from Monday. "Barnaby has made a shocking error of judgment". "He has set off a world of woe for those women an...

Feb 15 2018

Russian Federation threatens to block YouTube, Instagram

Roskomnadzor (Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications) is the Russian internet watchdog with close tie...

Feb 15 2018

Murphy Mocks Trump's Infrastructure Plan As Fantasy

The plan expects approximately 87 percent of the funding to be produced by non-federal entities, but it is still unclear how exactly the White House thinks this fund...

Feb 15 2018

Tillerson says 'too early' for direct United States talks with North Korea

In an interview with the Washington Post , Pence reportedly hinted at the possibility of the U.S. holding talks with the North, by stating if the North wants to talk, th...

Feb 15 2018

Letter to Trump Jr. said 'you're an terrible person'

The letter went on to say Donald Jr is the "family idiot", and explains why so many people hate him. "So shut the f- up", sneered letter-writer, sources said. Donald Trum...

Feb 15 2018

Nepal elects new Communist prime minister

Sharma Oli today became Nepal's Prime Minister for the second time. President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to 65-year-old Oli at a fu...