Stories about World Media

May 30 2018

Islamic Jihad announce Gaza ceasefire after mortar attacks on Israel

The armed wings of Hamas and Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the firing and said it was in response to Israel's killing of dozens of Palestinians since March 3...

May 30 2018

Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll Over 70X Greater Than Official Count

Among other things, they asked whether anyone in the household died between the day the hurricane hit the island and the end of the year. Researchers found the official d...

May 30 2018

Nashville Crowd Boos Senator Bob Corker at Donald Trump Rally

Democrats are "bad at everything, but they're good at sticking together" in Congress, Trump said as he campaigned for Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). The Tennessee cam...

May 30 2018

Two police officers and civilian killed in Belgium attack

A GUNMAN killed two female police officers and a man in a parked vehicle in the eastern Belgian city of Liege yesterday, before he was shot dead by police. If he want...

May 30 2018

Lava in Hawaii so widespread it can be seen from space

Footage from the US Geological Survey shows Fissure 8, one of the westernmost active fissures on Kīlauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone, reactivated after destroying doze...

May 30 2018

Trump accuses Mueller's '13 Angry Democrats' of 'MEDDLING' in midterms

President Donald Trump has accused special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team of "meddling" in the upcoming midterm elections and blamed Democrats for "co...

May 30 2018

European Union to ban single-use plastics in wide ranging new rules

The proposal also faced criticism from the plastics industry. "This is an opportunity for Europe to lead the way, creating products that the world will demand for decad...

May 30 2018

Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad to drop high-speed rail project with Singapore

Currently, it takes from about four to five hours by road and an average 50 minutes to travel by plane. In fact, I would also advise cabinet members to restrain Mahathi...

May 30 2018

Puerto Rico death toll from Hurricane Maria exceeds 4,600

Researchers surveyed households on the battered island in Maria's wake and found evidence of more than 4,600 "excess deaths" during the storm and the weeks that followed....

May 30 2018

No London return? Chelsea owner Abramovich granted Israeli citizenship

Immigration officials told the BBC that he was interviewed last week at the Israeli embassy in Moscow. The Russian billionaire has found a short-term solution to the ...

May 29 2018

Outnumbered Blows Up Over FBI Informant: Trump 'Wants to Discredit Mueller!'

With the President's " Spygate " allegations standing largely discredited, his attorney and at the moment chief spokesperson Rudy Giuliani admits that the entire conspira...

May 29 2018

New Zealand to spend $600 million to eradicate cattle disease

The decision was taken to "protect the base of our economy - the farming sector", Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. A Canterbury farmer says he wants someone from the...

May 29 2018

India wants Iran nuclear deal partners to engage after US pullout

Later on Monday, Swaraj will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif who arrived in New Delhi to build support against the United States rejection of the nuclear acco...

May 29 2018

Flash floods rush through Ellicott City, Maryland, trapping residents

A Baltimore suburb was placed under a state of emergency on Sunday as flash floods inundated streets with several feet of water. One person was reported missing short...

May 29 2018

Trump confirms North Korean leader headed to NY

Sung Kim, the US ambassador to the Philippines, was called from his post in Manila to lead the USA delegation to the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone ...

May 29 2018

USA to continue trade actions against China: White House

The White House said on Tuesday: "Discussions with China will continue on these topics, and the United States looks forward to resolving long-standing structural issues a...

May 29 2018

Only Syrian army should be on southern border: Russia

Israel suspects Syria's ally Iran of seeking to establish a military presence close to territory it controls and has repeatedly struck Syrian and Iranian targets in Syria...

May 29 2018

Hawaii volcano explosions shoot ash to 11,000ft as lava swamps road

Lava engulfed the heads of two wells that tap into steam and gas deep in the Earth's core at the 38-megawatt Puna Geothermal Venture on Saturday. USGS Volcanoes sai...

May 29 2018

Chelsea owner Abramovich takes Israeli citizenship

According to the Ynet website, which belongs to Israel's biggest selling daily newspaper, Yedioth Aharonoth, Abramovich flew to Tel Aviv on Monday and received document...

May 29 2018

Illegal immigrant gets papers to stay in France after heroic rescue

Mamoudou Gassama became a worldwide sensation this weekend after climbing 4 stories in seconds to rescue a 4-year-old boy who was hanging on to a balcony railing for dea...