Stories about World Media

Aug 10 2018

WikiLeaks says Senate panel seeks interview with Assange

The U.S. committee's request comes at a time of growing speculation about Assange's future and his possible ejection from the embassy after six years. But because he brea...

Aug 10 2018

Helicopter misuse case: Imran Khan questioned by anti-graft body

Umair Khan, a spokesman for Khan's Tahreek-e-Insaf party, says the National Accountability Bureau handed the premier-designate a questionnaire about the case on Tuesday...

Aug 10 2018

Firefighters capture 'firenado' destroying Derbyshire factory

While there had been three employees in the building at the time of the fire, no injuries were reported. The fire began just after 1.40am yesterday and took the firefig...

Aug 10 2018

At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

Authorities described the shooting as an "active incident". Police said further information would be provided when more details are confirmed. It was not immediately cl...

Aug 10 2018

Theresa May backs calls for Boris Johnson to apologise over burka comments

Fiyaz Mughal, the founder of Tell Mama, which campaigns against anti-Muslim violence, said Johnson's comments "clearly" amounted to Islamophobia. The insider said: "It ...

Aug 10 2018

Devin Nunes accidentally revealed his master plan to everyone

He blamed the Senate's schedule - and the interest in swiftly confirming Brett Kavanaugh , Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court - for the failure of the House to ta...

Aug 10 2018

North Korea threatens to stall denuclearization in warning to US

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with US President Donald Trump . Donald Trump met North Korean Kim Jong-un for the first time in June. The plans by the Korean lead...

Aug 10 2018

Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer

Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department offered a tepid response to the sanctions that took pains to avoid taking sides, saying it is "aware" of Saudi Arabia's actions...

Aug 10 2018

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 7.0 earthquake hits Bali

A July 29 quake killed 16 people and damaged hundreds of houses , some of which collapsed in Sunday evening's magnitude 7.0 temblor, killing those inside. Mr Little ...

Aug 10 2018

Iran urges global action on Saudi war crimes in Yemen

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), an outspoken critic of the United States' support for the Saudi coalition, expressed fury over the attack and demanded once again that lawm...

Aug 09 2018

Space Force to become sixth military service by 2020

WASHINGTON-Faced with growing competition and threats from Russian Federation and China , the White House on Thursday said it will create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth...

Aug 09 2018

Forensic Accountant Next Up in Manafort Trial as Gates Ends Testimony

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III has been pushing prosecutors to hurry through their case. Check back for updates on this developing story and read Thursday's Arkan...

Aug 09 2018

Argentina's Senate rejects proposed bill to legalize abortion

Currently, abortion is allowed in Argentina in only three cases, similar to most of Latin America: rape, a threat to the mother's life or if the fetus is disabled. Cathol...

Aug 09 2018

Israeli shelling kills two in Gaza

The first half of 2018 has been deadly for Palestinian children, with at least 35 children killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip, a...

Aug 09 2018

Indonesia natural disaster death toll jumps to 347

Today's quake was the third big trmor to hit Lombok in little more than a week but there were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries. Rescue workers look for surv...

Aug 09 2018

Russian PM says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation admission of Georgia could trigger 'terrible conflict'

On August 8, 2008, the Russian army swept into Georgia - bombing targets and occupying large swathes of territory - after Tbilisi launched a large-scale military operatio...

Aug 09 2018

Death toll in devastating Indonesian natural disaster rises to 345 overnight

Aid begun trickling into some of the most isolated regions, officials said midday Thursday, but many people displaced by the quake still lack basic supplies. The earlier ...

Aug 09 2018

Boris Johnson quit? Burka ban comments ruled not criminal

Ruth Davidson is among the senior Consersvatives who have said Mr Johnson should apologise for his "gratuitously offensive" comments on the burka. The party's code of...

Aug 09 2018

Hundreds trapped on Indonesian mountain after natural disaster

The hikers included 189 foreign tourists, 173 locals, 31 guides and 150 porters, "all healthy and safe ", Sutopo said . The epicentre of the quake was 50 km (30 miles...

Aug 09 2018

Indonesia's Lombok hit by another strong quake

Another strong natural disaster with a magnitude of 6.2 has hit Indonesia's Lombok island, causing some buildings to collapse, according to witnesses and the South-East...