Stories about World Media

Sep 03 2018

'Cultural tragedy': Fire engulfs Brazil's 200-year-old National Museum

The National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro , also known as Rio Museu Nacional, caught fire late Sunday after the building had closed for the day, according to O Gl...

Sep 03 2018

Myanmar jails two journalists for 7 years for breaching state secrets act

Press freedom advocates, the United Nations, the European Union and countries including the United States, Canada and Australia had called for the Reuters journalists' ...

Sep 03 2018

Two hurt in Amsterdam Central Station stabbing; attacker shot, say Dutch police

Red and white police tape kept members of the public away from the scene . Police have descended on the terminal, a busy entry and exit point for visitors to the Dut...

Sep 03 2018

Yemen conflict: Saudi-led coalition admits mistakes in deadly bus strike

It warned that some of the strikes " may amount to war crimes ", Reuters reported. Mansour Ahmed al-Mansour, a legal adviser to Joint International Assessment Team, t...

Sep 03 2018

Woman smashes Greyhound bus window, rams driver in DC

Police in a Twitter post, adding that it happened in the 1800 block of Bladensburg Road on August 30. The attacker broke through the driver's-side window of the bus w...

Sep 03 2018

John McCain recalled for his 'Shalom Shabbats' and 'love of Jerusalem'

The president made clear he resented McCain's thumbs-down vote a year ago that sank the Republican attempt to repeal national health care. During Sunday's interview, t...

Sep 03 2018

Brazil's electoral court to discuss Lula candidacy Friday afternoon

The 2010 "Clean Slate" law prevents any candidate who has had a conviction upheld from running for office for eight years. "We will defend Lula in the streets, with the p...

Sep 03 2018

U.S. to cancel $300 mn aid to Pak

In fact, the current administration has redefined the aid philosophy to Pakistan, denying it even the so-called Coalition Support Funds (CSF), which Islamabad has long ...

Sep 03 2018

Australian model Sinead McNamara found hanged on billionaire's yacht

Only days before her death, the model was posting snaps for her 18,000 Instagram followers, including shots of the scenic Greek islands and bikini shots aboard the supe...

Sep 03 2018

Don't blame Google for mainstream search results

Axios said Trump may also be hijacking next week's Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing, during which Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg...

Sep 02 2018

Beijing set to pledge further billions to Africa despite lending fears

The forum on China-Africa cooperation was established in 2000 as a multilateral platform for exchange and cooperation between the Asian giant and African countries. "Chin...

Sep 02 2018

Pentagon suspends $300M in military aid to Pakistan

The aid originally earmarked for Pakistan will now be spent on "other urgent priorities", according to Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Kone Faulkner . In March, ...

Sep 02 2018

Sam Patten, former Manafort associate, charged with illegal lobbying

According to his statement of the offense , Patten knew that he was violating federal law by acting as an unregistered foreign agent operating within the U.S. Prosecutor...

Sep 02 2018

Suu Kyi should have quit over crackdown

His comments come after a United Nations report said Myanmar's military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya with "genocidal intent" and called on the...

Sep 02 2018

Lawyers seek court order to allow MP Zaake to travel

A civilian court later charged him with treason. Kyagulanyi's lawyer, last week, told Reuters that his client had been left unable to stand after being beaten while i...

Sep 02 2018

World shares fall for second day as Trump makes fresh trade threats

Wall Street opened slightly lower, but sank further after Bloomberg reported that President Donald Trump wants to move ahead with steep import taxes on US$200 billion...

Sep 02 2018

19-year-old Afghan citizen allegedly attacked Americans in Amsterdam

Police shot the suspect, 19-year-old Afghan Jawed S., after the incident and authorities were quick to. Amsterdam officials, the public prosecution department and pol...

Sep 02 2018

Senator John McCain to be honored at Washington National Cathedral memorial service

Drawing a further contrast between her father and the current President , McCain said, "We live in an era where we knock down old American heroes for all their imperfe...

Sep 02 2018

Trump to visit France, Ireland, Argentina, Colombia

Barack Obama took a trip to the country in 2011. On his website, he promotes a study from Congressional Quarterly that shows he voted with Trump 62 percent of the time in...

Sep 02 2018

John Biden Cries As He Delivers Beautiful Eulogy At John McCain’s Funeral

While minutes before the sun had shone over the dome, as McCain, carried by an honor guard, ascended the steps, the clouds opened and rain poured down. The crowd in the c...