Stories about World Media

Sep 01 2018

Trump administration to cut $300 million from UN Palestinian refugee agency

UNRWA was set up in the wake of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war to deal with displaced Palestinians, but is a frequent target of Israel, which claims it perpetuates a "right of...

Sep 01 2018

Hurricane’s Death Toll In Puerto Rico Put At Nearly 3,000

Worcester-based U.S. Judge Timothy Hillman said he didn't believe it was the right thing to do but his hands were tied by the law. As of this week, 39 Puerto Rican ho...

Sep 01 2018

Anger after arrest of Indian activists, South Asia News & Top Stories

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court while hearing a petition against Pune Police action ordered that all rights activists be put under house arrest till September 6. Th...

Aug 31 2018

Homeless veteran sues couple who raised GoFundMe donations for him

Kate McClure, 28, and her boyfriend Mark D'Amico, 39 have until Friday afternoon to transfer over the remains of the $400,000 (£307,000) they raised. After her story we...

Aug 31 2018

Donald Trump unblocks more Twitter users after US court ruling

As of this writing, Trump - or a delegate - has been unblocking multiple Twitter accounts previously blocked, including the original seven plaintiffs and a few dozen ...

Aug 31 2018

Florida candidate makes 'monkey' comment about black opponent

Gillum has 84 percent of the vote of black voters and 61 percent of Hisapanic voters, while DeSantis hs 54 percent of the white voters. But Gillum's wild card is to ...

Aug 31 2018

U.S. argues Harvard admissions policies harm Asian-Americans

SFFA, which was founded by conservative legal strategist Edward Blum, argues on its website that "racial classifications and preferences in college admissions are unfair,...

Aug 31 2018

Frank Field quits Labour whip over anti-semitism row

In an interview with Labour Uncut , Murphy suggested Field, 76, who has been MP for the Wirral constituency since 1979, was under threat of deselection from "out of co...

Aug 31 2018

The South African rand whips around after ruling party withdraws expropriation bill

Though white South Africans represent a minority of the population, they own a vast majority of farmland in the country. "South African Government is now seizing land fro...

Aug 31 2018

Trump Wanted to Buy Decades of Dirt on Himself From National Enquirer

According to the Times , Trump's then-lawyer, Michael Cohen , created a plan to buy all the stories owned by the National Enquirer and its parent company, American Me...

Aug 31 2018

Larry Fitzgerald eulogizes his friend John McCain

The crowd of 3,500 inside the church stood silently as the casket was placed before a set of floral arrangements and McCain's family entered behind it. "God, he loved i...

Aug 31 2018

U.S. envoy Haley questions Palestinian refugee numbers

Reportedly, earlier this month Kushner has been pushing to eliminate the refugee status of millions of Palestinians as part of an attempt to close the agency. U.S. Amba...

Aug 31 2018

'Multiple casualties' in New Mexico Greyhound crash en route to Phoenix

Truck driver Santos Soto III shot video showing the front of the Greyhound sheared off and the semi split open, with its contents strewn across the highway. Traffic drivi...

Aug 31 2018

New Mexico prosecutor vows charges after compound members released

Judge Jeff McElroy took the unusual step of urging the general public to wait for the court to vet accusations from law enforcement and prosecutors before reacting, sayin...

Aug 31 2018

Russian navy to hold drills off Syria as Idlib offensive looms

Both ministers warned against any "act of aggression" from western countries, particularly from the United States, citing staged chemical attacks by "provocateurs" such...

Aug 31 2018

Russia to hold biggest war games in decades

The war games come amid rising tension between Russian Federation and the West , which are both eyeing each other's militaries warily. "It fits into a pattern we have se...

Aug 30 2018

Mystery Woman In What Could Be Handcuffs Rings Doorbells, Disappears

From the day the video went viral, concerned people the world over were hooked to the hunt for the woman's identity and for clues to her story. She appeared to have som...

Aug 30 2018

India's Supreme Court criticises police for arresting activists

Earlier in June this year, 5 activists from Maharashtra were arrested on suspicion of having links with banned Maoist groups. "The effort is whatever is the opposition ...

Aug 30 2018

Trump says he thinks U.S. is doing well with North Korea

Mr. Trump said in a Twitter message Wednesday that "there is no reason at this time to be spending large amounts of money on joint U.S". Japan and South Korea retreating ...

Aug 30 2018

Trump lawyer McGahn, Mueller cooperator, may leave White House

Trump praised his top White House lawyer Wednesday, saying he has "worked with Don for a long time and truly appreciate his service!" McGahn has cooperated extensivel...