Stories about World Media

May 29 2017

Back home after foreign trip, Trump faces slew of challenges

She reminisced about her time at Wellesley, and how she and her peers were "furious" over the election of Richard Nixon, whose term she said "would end in disgrace with...

May 29 2017

Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber

Manchester is slowly returning to normal, though dozens of people remain hospitalized and the damaged arena and adjacent Victoria train station remain closed. Abedi spent...

May 29 2017

Trump meeting with G-7, African leaders

As a newly appointed special counsel is beginning his investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law...

May 29 2017

DHS chief says reported Russian back-channel not a 'big deal'

A White House in crisis scrambled to allay public concern over reports that Donald Trump's son-in-law sought a secret communications link to Russian Federation - a bo...

May 29 2017

Macron names Edouard Philippe as French PM

Like Macron, Edouard Philippe is a pro-European moderate who wants French politics to go beyond the left-right divide. It is the first time in modern French political...

May 29 2017

Former UM lecturer to take over militant leadership if incumbent is killed

On May 23, over 100 Islamic militants from Maute group attacked Marawi city, forcing President Rodrigo Duterte's Government to impose martial law and deploy forces to f...

May 29 2017

Christians Killed in ISIS Attack in Egypt

A source in Haftar's Libyan National Army told Reuters that they had coordinated with Egyptian counterparts to strike ammunition stores belonging to the Derna Mujahideen ...

May 29 2017

Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

The man arrested in the inner-city area of Rusholme Friday evening local time was not identified, but police said he was arrested "on suspicion of offences contrary to ...

May 29 2017

Devout Catholic Sean Spicer doesn't attend Trump-Pope meeting

And just like that, the pope and FLOTUS now have an inside joke. "Potica?" Francis asked Melania , in a reference to a calorie-laden cake that comes from her native Sl...

May 29 2017

Defense Secretary Mattis: 'I keep other people awake at night'

We have got to dry up their fundraising. Mattis' remark is sure to join a long list of the former Marine general's most memorable quotes. "We will do it by, with, and t...

May 29 2017

Rouhani says Iran "heedless" of pressure to continue missile program

Iraqis and Syrians have together fought the so-called Islamic State group with Iran's support, Rouhani said , adding that without Iran no regional security and stabili...

May 29 2017

Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

A rally planned Thursday in Iowa was postponed due to "an unforeseen change" in Trump's schedule. The 36-year-old Kushner, a real estate developer with no previous gove...

May 29 2017

Bomb disposal team used to search Wigan house in UK bomb investigation

A street is in lockdown after a bomb disposal unit was called in to a house raided by police investigating the Manchester terror attack . A resident said he saw an off...

May 29 2017

Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said Sunday that White House adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance should...

May 28 2017

Jury selection complete for Cosby sexual assault trial

On Monday, almost a third of the potential jurors summoned said they had already formed an opinion of Cosby's guilt or innocence in the sexual assault allegations lodge...

May 28 2017

Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept

The South Korean government on Friday authorised a non-governmental organisation to make contact with Pyongyang with the aim of restoring humanitarian assistance to No...

May 28 2017

Donald Trump Clashes With World Leaders at G7 Summit

Mr Trump recovered quickly from the awkward "shove", adjusting his jacket before interrupting the conversing world leaders, speaking to Lithuanian President Dalia Grybaus...

May 28 2017

Chelsea Manning documentary is in the works

Manning is statutorily entitled to medical care while on excess leave in an active duty status, pending final appellate review", said Army spokesman Dave Foster. Manning ...

May 28 2017

US plans 1st test of ICBM interception

The test is scheduled for next Tuesday. The Associated Press notes that missile intercept technology has a "spotty track record", having succeeded in just 9 of 17 att...

May 28 2017

Labour gains eight points in new poll, narrowing Conservative lead

It also argues that Labour's plans to borrow to invest in the country's infrastructure - with a national transformation fund investing £250 billion over 10 years - shou...