Stories about World Media

Aug 17 2018

Brennan says Trump move 'designed to send message'

But, he said the move would be a "powerful piece of evidence" for prosecutors as part of a pattern to demonstrate an intent to use presidential power in connection with t...

Aug 17 2018

New Mexico compound boy 'died during ritual ceremony'

Despite the release terms, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj is likely to remain in jail pending a warrant for his arrest in Georgia on accusations that he abducted his own son, Abdul-g...

Aug 17 2018

A timeline of events in the Kim assassination

Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong, a Vietnamese, face the death penalty on charges of murdering Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with VX , a nerve agent banned ...

Aug 16 2018

Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill Giving 2.6% Pay Raise to US Troops

Trump said the defence bill signed on Monday was "the most significant investment in our military and our war fighters in modern history". Trump received a 21-gun sa...

Aug 16 2018

Jeremy Corbyn will not apologise over Tunisia wreath row

However, Corbyn told the British press that although he was present at the ceremony, he was not involved. Corbyn tweeted back that the Israeli premier's "claims about...

Aug 16 2018

Donald Trump Signs $716 Billion Defence Policy Bill

The Act bans U.S. government agencies from using products of major Chinese communication equipment manufacturers, including ZTE, to prevent leaks of confidential info...

Aug 16 2018

Brennan: Revoking My Clearance to 'Suppress' Criticism - Behavior of 'Tyrants an Despots'

Former CIA Director John Brennan said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's decision to revoke his security clearance was "part of a broader effort.to suppress fr...

Aug 16 2018

US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

Marjorie Pritchard, the deputy managing editor of the Globe who oversees the paper's editorial page, first called on newspapers earlier this month to publish editoria...

Aug 16 2018

Afghan soldiers go missing from Ghazni

A brief ceasefire over the Eid holiday gave Afghans their first glimpse of the quiet life after 17 years of America's war here - and possibly almost four decades of war i...

Aug 16 2018

Paul Manafort's attorneys rest without presenting evidence, witnesses

Manafort's attorneys are expected to notify the court Tuesday whether they intend to offer a defense or move the case directly to final arguments. Closing arguments in ...

Aug 16 2018

Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director and frequent critic

Sarah Huckabee Sanders , Trump's press secretary, insisted the White House wasn't targeting only Trump critics. The statement also said that Brennan had been "leveragin...

Aug 16 2018

North Korea talks moving 'in right direction'

South Korea is increasingly pursuing its own diplomatic efforts with its nuclear-armed neighbour as talks between North Korea and the USA have stalled. Moon said he inten...

Aug 16 2018

Donald Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he had revoked former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan's security clearance, marking an unprecedented use ...

Aug 16 2018

Kremlin says nothing good will come from proposed new US sanctions

According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, the USA restrictions will possibly include a ban on foreign assistance to Russia and sale of military and dual-use items to the...

Aug 16 2018

PM Modi's Independence Day Address: Key Takeaways

Taking note of India's progress at the worldwide stage, the Prime Minister said that from being seen as among the fragile five, India is now the land of reform, perfo...

Aug 16 2018

Kerala floods: 72 dead, PM asks defence to step up rescue ops

Now, the Mullaperiyar dam upstream is almost full, and the water level is likely to top up by noon, after which authorities will have to release this water, which will fl...

Aug 16 2018

Iraqi PM walks back on commitment to USA sanctions on Iran

Former Iranian interior minister, Abdullah Ramadan Zadeh, called on Friday on his country not to oppose dividing Iraq ahead of the imposition of U.S. sanctions on the Isl...

Aug 16 2018

Sarah Sanders' Claim About Obama's Black Job Creation Was Way Off

Trump, as The Washington Post has documented , has promoted more than 4,000 falsehoods since he took office, laying siege to the very concept of objective truth that i...

Aug 15 2018

Taliban attack on checkpoint in northern Baghlan province kills 44

In June, an unprecedented ceasefire marking the end of the Ramadan fasting season was brokenby a vehicle bomb that struck a gathering of Taliban and Afghan security off...

Aug 15 2018

Aquarius can't come to Italy - Salvini - English

The ship is now in worldwide waters waiting to be given the go-ahead to land in the nearest European country. In June, Aquarius was forced to sail north for days with...