Stories about World Media

Sep 05 2018

U.S. Embassy in Egypt's Cairo reportedly on lockdown after explosion

U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt is now on lockdown after a person attempted to detonate himself near the Embassy. The US Embassy said in a tweet that it was "aware of ...

Sep 05 2018

Challenger Pressley notches upset victory in MA congressional race

During the race, Capuano raised $1.73m to Pressley's $890,000, actively campaigning against her and even cancelling his vacation as soon as he heard she was running. Anot...

Sep 05 2018

Former top Labour councillor quits party over Corbyn

Bennett, who leads the religious-nationalist Jewish Home party, called out MKs Ahmad Tibi, Yousef Jabareen, Jamal Zahalka and Masud Ganaim, for what he said was their hyp...

Sep 05 2018

Skripal attack: Two Russian suspects named

British officials have blamed the Russian Government for the poisoning, a charge Moscow has denied. The incident, which unfolded in the quiet city of Salisbury, England...

Sep 05 2018

Shells hit Syria's Idlib as rebels brace for assault

On Tuesday the White House said that if Assad used chemical weapons "the United States and its allies would respond swiftly and appropriately". The United States and ...

Sep 05 2018

Thousands protest for and against refugees in Chemnitz

A woman stands at a window next to the Karl Marx sculpture in Chemnitz , Germany , August 31, 2018. Felix Brummer from Kraftklub also said: "We are not under any illu...

Sep 05 2018

US service member killed, another wounded in Afghanistan

The statement did not describe the circumstances of the attack or give a location beyond saying that it occurred in eastern Afghanistan on September 3. Yet even with a ...

Sep 05 2018

The President Announces MASSIVE RALLY for Ted Cruz — TRUMP TO TEXAS

Donald Trump , Jr. also plans to campaign in Texas on behalf of Cruz in October, said a source familiar with his plans, although the details of that visit have yet to be ...

Sep 05 2018

Russian Air Strikes Batter Syria's Idlib

President Donald Trump on Monday sent a tweet warning Assad and his allies against a "reckless attack" on Idlib province. "Don't let that happen!" Almost 3 million civi...

Sep 05 2018

Hundreds attend Brexit vote rally in Cambridge

Michel Barnier , EU chief Brexit negotiator, said on Sunday in Germany that he was "strongly opposed" to May's Chequers proposals. It has also come under fire from so...

Sep 05 2018

Taliban: Founder of Haqqani Network Dies in Afghanistan

Haqqani was praised by the late U.S. congressman Charlie Wilson as "goodness personified". Jalaluddin Haqqani was a pivotal figure in modern Afghanistan, recruiting O...

Sep 05 2018

Republicans hit Trump for criticizing Justice Department

The president apparently was referring to the current investigations into GOP Reps. Chris Collins of NY and Duncan Hunter of California. Hunter was charged with u...

Sep 05 2018

Osaka's worldwide airport flooded, tanker hits bridge as Typhoon Jebi wreaks havoc

The strong winds and high tides sent a 2,591-tonne tanker crashing into a bridge connecting Kansai airport, which is built on a man-made island in a bay, to the mainlan...

Sep 05 2018

Trump wanted Syrian president assassinated, new book by famed Watergate reporter claims

Cohn came to regard the president as a "professional liar" and tried to resign after Trump complimented the white supremacists in Charlottesville. "The idea I ever called...

Sep 05 2018

Majherhat bridge collapses in Kolkata, many feared trapped

Banerjee said that thousands of people pass through the area and the government has to probe the accident. Seven or eight people were taken to a local hospital after th...

Sep 04 2018

Typhoon Jebi makes landfall in Japan, 600 flights cancelled

However, it was set to speed up after it makes landfall, minimising the amount of rain that will fall in one place. The agency said as of noon, the eye of the storm was...

Sep 04 2018

Dad, 3 children dead after Apostle Islands kayak accident

Mews survived after being picked up by a search and rescue vessel, Ashland authorities say. A Wisconsin woman's entire family - three children and her husband - were ki...

Sep 04 2018

President Trump escalates attacks on Attorney General Sessions

He's suggesting the Department of Justice put Republicans jeopardy ahead of midterms with recent indictments of two GOP congressmen. President Donald Trump renewed ...

Sep 04 2018

Texas woman, with baby, leads police on high-speed chase

In the footage, released on Friday by the Texas Department of Public Safety , she can be seen driving her grey Mercedes at speeds of up to 100mph. Eventually, she runs...

Sep 03 2018

Instagram model dies on Mexican billionaire's yacht in Greece; mysterious death investigated

The model was found entangled in a rope off the back of a super yacht that she'd been working on for the past four months. Sinead McNamara , 20, was reportedly found...