Stories about World Media

Jun 29 2018

United Nations envoy to Myanmar: End discrimination against Rohingya

Earlier this year, the European Union toughened an embargo blocking the provision of arms and equipment that could be used for internal repression. The crackdown on t...

Jun 29 2018

First Trump-Putin summit has Cold War backdrop, United States allies nervous

The White House and the Kremlin announced Thursday that the two leaders would meet in Helsinki on July 16. "The State Department is quite Russia-skeptic, but Trump seem...

Jun 29 2018

Indonesia shuts down Bali airport as Agung volcano erupts

The regional volcanic ash advisory centre in Darwin said winds could carry the ash southwest toward Bali's global airport and Java, Indonesia's most densely populated isl...

Jun 29 2018

Annapolis shooting: Several people shot at U.S. newspaper building

Multiple people have been shot at Capital Gazette newspaper's office in Annapolis , Maryland , on Thursday, June 28. His weapon was described as a "long gun", said An...

Jun 29 2018

Immigrant toddlers separated from parents face court alone

President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week that he said would help stop the separation of undocumented families at the border after an intense backlash...

Jun 29 2018

Two Israeli missiles attack Damscus airport: Syrian Media

According to the reports , regime forces' air defense systems subsequently intercepted an Israeli drone in south-western Syrian airspace. Around 70 percent of Daraa...

Jun 29 2018

Muslims, advocates saddened over court’s travel ban decision

The travel ban case was argued on April 25, with the court's conservative majority signaling support for Trump's policy in a significant test of presidential powers. Th...

Jun 29 2018

Erdogan claims decisive victory in Turkish presidential election

Cheering Erdogan supporters waving Turkish flags gathered outside the president's official residence in Istanbul , chanting, "Here's the president, here's the commande...

Jun 28 2018

Election Night Winner: Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

But Huffman said she and Crowley, the fourth-ranking House Democrat , were not far apart on the issues. Ms Ocasio-Cortez, a former Bernie Sanders volunteer from a Pu...

Jun 28 2018

Funeral for Bronx teen killed in gang stabbing

After the service, crowds gathered outside the church chanted "Justice for Junior", the phrase and hashtag that has become a rallying cry in the wake of the young man's d...

Jun 28 2018

Kremlin to unveil schedule of Trump-Putin summit soon

In calling for Russian Federation to be readmitted to the G7 earlier this month, Trump appeared to blame former President Barack Obama for Russia's invasion of Crimea...

Jun 28 2018

Trump gets new Supreme Court pick as critical 'swing vote' resigns

A traditional conservative, he advanced gay rights , buttressed abortion rights and erased political spending limits. "Any idea of delaying this and leaving the Court ...

Jun 28 2018

Mom Shoots Guy Trying to Break In to Confront Teen Daughter

Second St. downtown. Skinner's actions were not spontaneous or random, Agnew said, but part of a carefully planned trip from his native country to see one of the mother...

Jun 28 2018

Ex-NATO chief blocked from entering US

The system allows individuals from some countries to travel to the USA without having to apply for a visa. Solana, who also is a former Spanish foreign minister, planne...

Jun 28 2018

Ocasio-Cortez win strikingly like a 1972 trailblazing one

And though Ocasio-Cortez moved back to NY after college, she's not entirely shying away from MA politics . Ocasio-Cortez (CAS'11) is nearly certain to win the seat thi...

Jun 28 2018

Queen Elizabeth grants royal assent to British PM's Brexit legislation

This decision put an end to attempts to make amendments giving Parliament the authority to change the terms Brexit or cancellation of exit from the European Union in ca...

Jun 28 2018

Valuables seized by police from Najib are worth $275 million

As well as $28-million worth of cash, police seized 12,000 pieces of jewelry, 567 handbags, 423 watches, and 234 pairs of sunglasses. NAIJ.com gathered that the ousted ...

Jun 28 2018

Wildfires Continue Threat in Northern California

More than 230 firefighters were fighting the flames on Monday afternoon, assisted by water-dropping helicopters and bulldozers, but so far had been unable to cut containm...

Jun 28 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Just Made The Democratic Party Safe For Democracy Again

In a campaign ad, she said going into politics was never the plan. "I don't even see this as a political issue, especially through the frame of that one incident, and...

Jun 28 2018

Trump hails 'tremendous' Supreme Court ruling — Travel ban

Trump's first high court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, was confirmed in April 2017. Kennedy, 81, informed the White House of his plans Wednesday in a letter after 30 years...