Stories about World Media

Mar 07 2018

Russian Federation could face permanent IAAF ban over doping reforms

The IAAF Council today accepted a recommendation from the IAAF Taskforce not to reinstate RusAF at their meeting. Andersen said: "The measures include withdrawing permi...

Mar 07 2018

Both Houses of Parliament adjourned for the day

While the TMC was protesting against the Rs 12,717 Punjab National Bank scam , AIADMK MPs and DMK's Kanimozhi were in the Well protesting against the delay in constituti...

Mar 07 2018

Aust, East Timor sign Greater Sunrise deal

After years of bitter wrangling, Australia and East Timor have signed a "historic" treaty at the United Nations aimed at resolving a boundary dispute that also carves up ...

Mar 07 2018

S Korean presidential hopeful quits after rape accusation

She also accused Mr Ahn of sexually assaulting others. Hours later, he announced his resignation as governor of South Chungcheong Province and retirement from public li...

Mar 07 2018

Number of U.S. citizens backing gun control rises

Well. We can only imagine how many articles of impeachment would be drafted if Obama had ever endorsed pre-emptive gun confiscation. Facing solid Democratic opposit...

Mar 07 2018

Police involved in shooting situation in community of Clinton, Mo

Three police officers were shot, one fatally, after responding to a call from a residence in Clinton, Mo., on Tuesday night, according to police. When they arrived at a...

Mar 07 2018

Year-round daylight saving time breezes through Florida Legislature

We move our clocks forward on the first Sunday in November. All clocks will be set ahead one hour on this date. Also known as Daylight Saving Time, BST should bring...

Mar 07 2018

Mexico plans response to United States tariffs

Republicans on Capitol Hill are lobbying Trump to soften the tariffs, with House Speaker Paul Ryan arguing Tuesday for "more surgical and more targeted" trade actions...

Mar 07 2018

Kurdish-allied Arab fighters move to Syria's Afrin from IS fronts

The sources said the terrorist groups force residents, including children, to dig two-meter deep and two-meter wide ditches around Afrin's center and build three-meter hi...

Mar 07 2018

Two held for vandalising Periyar statue in Vellore

BJP's H.Raja has been receiving flak from all corners for his insensitive remarks on the demolitionof the Periyar statue following the incident in Tripura where Leni...

Mar 07 2018

China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1%

That makes sense with Beijing's emphasis on tackling financial risks, given the country's mounting debt level, which is worth 274% of its GDP (pdf) according to one e...

Mar 07 2018

Sade Releases 'Flower of The Universe' From Disney's Future Soundtrack

In a new tweet letting fans know that track was online, DuVernay offered her thanks to No I.D. and to Sade , writing, "You are a queen and a visionary and we love yo...

Mar 07 2018

Former Trump campaign aide wavers on defying Mueller inquiry

Discussing the request from the Mueller team in an interview with the Associated Press later on Monday, Nunberg said he was "going to end up cooperating with them". Sai...

Mar 07 2018

US Man Pleads Guilty to Indian Techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla's Murder

He also faces charges of hate crime and possession of a firearm, the New York Times reported. Alok Madasani, the other Indian man, who also faced gunshots, told the p...

Mar 07 2018

International Women's Day: 6 Things You Need to Know

The new music charity will once again be taking the opportunity of IWD to publish its data and insights, review ongoing debates, and, 'most importantly highlight some o...

Mar 07 2018

Relief supply delays add stress in quake-ravaged PNG Highlands

A spokeswoman at the National Disaster Centre said the official death toll is now estimated at between 55 and 75 although they don't yet have firm numbers. Terrified loca...

Mar 07 2018

Polls open across Texas in nation's 1st primary

Early voting results are bad for predicting the outcome of elections . The reason being that Texas was one of the few states where Democrats did better in 2016 than in ...

Mar 07 2018

White House economic adviser Gary Cohn to step down

In a statement , Mr Cohn said it was his honour to serve in the administration and "enact pro-growth economic policies to benefit the American people". The New York Ti...

Mar 07 2018

North Korea said to be open to nuke talks with US

Watch live in the player above. But in response to a question from a Swedish reporter, Trump said he had no concerns about Russian meddling in the midterms, and aga...

Mar 07 2018

Michelle Obama meets little girl who stood in awe of her portrait

Turns out, Parker got to meet Michelle Obama after all. She also included some video of herself and a very spirited Parker dancing to Taylor Swift's song Shake It...