Stories about World Media

May 30 2017

Lauder praises Trump for underscoring Jewish people's historic ties to Jerusalem

Just as he did not elaborate about the Palestinian right for self-determination, Trump refused to go into the question of recognizing Israel as a Jewish state. But firs...

May 30 2017

Trump acknowledges Portland victims, calls attack 'unacceptable'

Witnesses said Christian shouted racial and anti-Muslim slurs at two young women, one of them in a hijab. Christian was "ranting and raving" at two young Muslim women w...

May 30 2017

President Donald Trump Still Won't Commit To The Paris Agreement

President Trump has come under some pressure from the other world leaders to honor the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing Carbon (C) emissions, he has called global warming ...

May 30 2017

Five odd moments from Trump's Israel trip

President Trump's visit to Israel May 22-23 included a stop at the Western Wall , the only portion still standing of the Jewish Temple depicted in scripture. The Wh...

May 30 2017

Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

Spokesman Georg Streiter didn't comment directly on a report that Trump called Germany "bad, very bad" on trade because of the success of German companies in selling auto...

May 30 2017

4th Circuit Court Ruling Keeps Trump's Travel Ban On Hold

Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court . The Appellate Court opined that the revised EO served more to effectuate the president's agenda o...

May 30 2017

Even Merkel's political rivals are on her side against Trump

At a campaign event in Munich on Sunday that has since been dubbed the "beer tent speech", Merkel told her supporters: "The times when we could completely rely on others ...

May 30 2017

Trump condemns leaks after United Kingdom police stop sharing attack information

British officials are particularly angry that photos detailing evidence about the bomb were published in The New York Times , although it's not clear that the paper ob...

May 30 2017

Finally, something to cheer for Arsenal

The former Werder Bremen defender was delighted to help Arsenal finish a troubled season on a high note as they rebounded from the misery of failing to qualify for the ...

May 30 2017

Merkel says Europeans can't 'completely' rely on US

Merkel added, speaking on the campaign trail after a contentious North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit meeting in Brussels and a Group of 7 meeting in Italy. "This is...

May 30 2017

Theresa May's lead shrinks drastically after Manchester terror attack

Opinium said May's lead had slipped to 10 percentage points, down from 13 points the week before and from 19 percentage points on April 19, the day after May announced th...

May 30 2017

Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Abbas

President Trump's visit to Israel May 22-23 included a stop at the Western Wall, the only portion still standing of the Jewish Temple depicted in scripture. The Preside...

May 30 2017

Marawi fighting turns deadly after 16 killed

Iligan City, 38km away, was overflowing with evacuees and was on lockdown over fears that fighters had sneaked out of Marawi by blending in with civilians. There was no w...

May 30 2017

Martial Law in the Philippines

Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into a southern Philippine city Thursday as gun. A surveillance drone circled the sky above Marawi City. Police patrol the stre...

May 30 2017

Venezuela Calls Elections as Protesters Demand Maduro's Ouster

Mr Maduro issued a decree to convene a constituent assembly amid continuing anti-government protests. "Today we've entered a new stage and that means more struggle and ...

May 30 2017

Russians 'discussed how to influence Trump via his aides'

Last week Reuters reported that Flynn and other Trump advisers called and emailed Russian officials at least 18 times during the end-stage of the 2016 election, cit...

May 30 2017

Angela Merkel Says Europeans Can No Longer Depend On Others

Thanks to a quirk of scheduling, before she met Trump in Brussels last week, she spent a morning with former US president Barack Obama, who is still broadly admired in ...

May 30 2017

Is a Previously Unfathomable Rift Opening Up Between Jared Kushner and Trump?

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programmes that will save our country billions of dollars. "In addition to that, and perhaps more important, he ...

May 30 2017

Fake Intel Might Have Swayed Comey On Going Public With Clinton Case

His press conference caused a firestorm of controversy and drew criticism from both Democrats and Republicans. He confirmed that Russian officials made contact with Tru...

May 30 2017

Macron draws 'red line' over Syria after meeting Putin

Human rights groups opposed the project when it first was approved in 2008. In Versailles , Macron and Putin will inaugurate an exhibition marking 300 years of Franco-...