Stories about World Media

Aug 20 2018

Pregnant New Zealand minister cycles to delivery ward

Julie Anne Genter , 38, was accompanied by her partner as she rode her bike to Auckland city hospital as there "wasn't enough room in the car". Imagine a heavily pregna...

Aug 20 2018

Shots fired at US embassy in Ankara, no casualties

The shooting came at a time when relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have plummeted in one of the worst crises in decades after the detent...

Aug 20 2018

Afghan president announces Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents from Monday to mark the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, days after fighting in the central city ...

Aug 20 2018

Holidaymaker found 10 hours after falling from cruise ship

The crew of the Croatian Coast Guard ship Cavtat reportedly found her swimming, almost exhausted, near where she is believed to have fallen in. "I am very lucky to be a...

Aug 20 2018

Saudi blocking hajj access to Qatar citizens

The rain occurs while around two million pilgrims are residing in Minna in tents to mark the Day of Tarwiyah ritual. On Monday, pilgrims will climb nearby Mount Arafat ...

Aug 20 2018

Rudy Giuliani says 'truth isn't truth'

Lawyer Rudy Giuliani doesn't want Trump to be rushed into giving testimony in case he is "trapped into perjury". In an interview with NBC's Chuck Todd , Giuliani c...

Aug 20 2018

Mueller: Papadopoulos could face brief prison time

Prosecutors say Papadopoulos lied repeatedly to FBI agents about his contacts during the 2016 presidential with Russians and Russian intermediaries, and his conduct damag...

Aug 20 2018

Thousands await rescue amid deadly south Indian floods

In its latest weather bulletin, the India Meteorological Department ( IMD ) has withdrawn red alert from all 14 districts of Kerala. Its a 70-seater small flight. The ...

Aug 20 2018

Trump blames DC for parade cost

Soon after, Trump tried to save face by acting like it was his idea to not have the parade anymore, asserting that he cancelled the event slated for November 10 due to ...

Aug 19 2018

Manafort trial judge: I've been threatened

Also Friday, President Donald Trump issued a fresh defence of Manafort, calling him a "very good person". The judge presiding over Paul Manafort's federal fraud and...

Aug 19 2018

Dershowitz: 'Less Bad' For McGahn to Testify Than for Trump To

Burck released a statement saying, " President Trump , through counsel, declined to assert any privilege over Mr. McGahn's testimony, so Mr. McGahn answered the Special C...

Aug 19 2018

Obama Reacts to Death of Kofi Annan

He then went on to work in several capacities at the UN Headquarters including serving as the Under-Secretary-General for peacekeeping between March 1992 and December 199...

Aug 19 2018

U.S. Says Redirects Syria Funds as Allies Pony Up $300 million

The US officially ended support for stabilization projects in Syria on Friday. Yet Friday's funding cut is the latest Trump administration retreat from Syria. McGurk sa...

Aug 19 2018

Who is Omarosa? And why is she causing such a stir?

Omarosa Manigault Newman has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation supporting the claims in her tell-all book about her time in the Trump W...

Aug 19 2018

Thousands Beg for Rescue in Deadly Indian Floods

Kurian said. "This is really heartbreaking because, I mean, there is water everywhere", Mr Singh said. Meanwhile, Congress president Rahul Gandhi appealed to the Prim...

Aug 19 2018

Another strong quake jolts Lombok

The PTWC says that based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi. "It was very strong". The ...

Aug 19 2018

Merkel, Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday - but not before attending nuptials in Austria first. The two leaders pla...

Aug 18 2018

Coroner Positively Identifies Bodies Found Belong To Watts Family

The woman's body was found on the property of a petroleum and natural gas exploration company, Colorado Bureau of Investigation Director John Camper told reporters ...

Aug 18 2018

Chinese plane slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rain

The plane circled before landing on its second attempt near midnight but lost contact with the airport tower, Sydiongco said . Philippine airport authorities said the ...

Aug 18 2018

Wildfires Prompt State Of Emergency Declaration In BC

In what is starting to feel like a new normal for this time of year, much of Canada's British Columbia province is struggling under stifling smoke caused by hundreds of f...