Stories about World Media

Jul 12 2018

Trump claims Germany is 'totally controlled' by Russian Federation

Must pay 2 per cent of GDP IMMEDIATELY, not by 2025. The president made the remarks less a formal proposal, but while urging members to up their contributions and promo...

Jul 12 2018

Brexit resignations cause more upheaval in United Kingdom housing sector

But others argued that May had adopted the most realistic plan after losing her parliamentary majority in an ill-judged election past year, leaving her reliant on a sma...

Jul 11 2018

China says it will hit back at U.S. for ‘completely unacceptable’ tariffs

It's unclear what that action could include. The US hit Chinese exports worth $34 billion with a 25 per cent tariff last week and Beijing infuriated the White House by......

Jul 11 2018

Man harasses woman for wearing a Puerto Rico shirt, saying it’s ‘un-American’

Irizarry, who is Puerto Rican , was wearing a shirt with the Puerto Rican flag when an idiotic and racist white man began harassing her, saying, "You should not be weari...

Jul 11 2018

Looting follows violent fuel protests in Haitian capital

In recent days, protesters had pillaged, burned and vandalized shops in the capital city. A security guard at the parliament shared a video with VOA, showing dark smoke...

Jul 11 2018

Zsa Zsa, the 'World's Ugliest Dog,' dies

Zsa Zsa , who made worldwide headlines when she won the World's Ugliest Dog competition in San Francisco less about two weeks ago, made headlines again with news of h...

Jul 11 2018

Victorian death linked to listeria outbreak

Foodstuffs, which owns New World and Pak'n'Save supermarkets, said they did not sell any of the affected products. Listeria is a type of bacteria that can live in soil,...

Jul 11 2018

India’s Supreme Court hears arguments against law criminalizing homosexuality

The 2017 landmark judgement on privacy observed, "sexual orientation is an essential attribute of privacy". "Equal protection demands protection of the identity of ever...

Jul 11 2018

NATO Predicts New Defense-Budget Rise in Europe as Trump Returns

The dramatic exchange came during a breakfast gathering with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg that opened the alliance's meeting, when Trump said that Germany ...

Jul 11 2018

Rodolfo Rodriguez: Full Story of 92-Year-Old Assaulted In Texas

Though the Los Angeles Police Department have yet to clarify whether or not they believe this to be a motivated hate crime, Twitter users have used the incident as a ...

Jul 11 2018

Following data scandal fine in UK, Facebook may face penalty in Australia

Elizabeth Denham, the Information Commissioner, wrote in her accompanying report that Facebook should have done more to explain to its users why they were targeted for ...

Jul 11 2018

Novichok victim Charlie Rowley speaks to police

Police have said the working theory is that their exposure was linked to the earlier Novichok attack in March on ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia ...

Jul 11 2018

Erdogan has fired 18 000 civil servants on charges of terrorism

Gulen, who lives in self-imposed exile in the United States, has denied any involvement in the coup, in which more than 200 people were killed. Meanwhile, Turkish Presi...

Jul 11 2018

Fifth boy removed from Thailand cave as rescue mission continues

Experts say it's crucial for their survival that the remaining boys are told of the positive news. The official declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak...

Jul 11 2018

No SA casualties reported among 48 dead in flooding in Japan - Dirco

Flooding and landslides have killed at least 76 people and left dozens missing. So why has record rainfall caused at least 100 deaths? In Okayama Prefecture, more tha...

Jul 11 2018

Elections in PK-78 suspended in aftermath of Haroon Bilour's death

The ANP governed Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province from 2008 to 2013. Overall, violence in Pakistan has decreased in recent years after several military offensives against ...

Jul 11 2018

Iranian women dance for justice after government detains teen for video

On Friday, a woman identified as Maedeh reportedly appeared in a state TV video broadcast and admitted to breaking moral norms, in what activists say was a forced a...

Jul 11 2018

Kavanaugh's long paper trail could decide confirmation fight

He is now a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. On the past quarter century's most consequential and controversia...

Jul 11 2018

More than 200,000 sign People's Vote petition after Cabinet resignations

Johnson said in his letter that May's plan to keep close economic ties with the bloc means Britain is heading for a "semi Brexit" that would leave Britain with the "statu...

Jul 11 2018

Trump pardons OR cattle ranchers in land dispute

In 2012, Dwight Hammond and his son Steven Hammond were convicted of committing arson on federal land on two separate occasions. Most notably, members of another anti-g...