Stories about World Media

Sep 27 2018

US irks China with proposed sale of military parts to Taiwan

Taiwan split with the mainland in 1949, but China claims it as part of its territory and has threatened to invade if necessary to reunite Taiwan with the mainland. "As ...

Sep 27 2018

Trump sparks unintentional laughter from members of the UN General Assembly

By Wednesday (Sept 26), he made clear he didn't care whether he persuaded anyone. "They were laughing with me", Trump said . Bolivian leader Evo Morales launched a b...

Sep 27 2018

Journalists claim to unmask United Kingdom nerve agent suspect as Russian intelligence officer

British defense minister Gavin Williamson said the "true identity" of one of the suspects in a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Salisbury had been revealed, ...

Sep 27 2018

Trump touts his own achievements, and the United Nations laughs

Macron's comments also came one day after the French leader vowed that France would not support trade agreements with countries that are not part of the Paris climate ac...

Sep 27 2018

Rosenstein not expected to go down easily in Trump meeting

Mr. Trump said he would "much rather keep" Rosenstein in charge of the special counsel investigation. But Trump told the news conference he could delay the meeting fo...

Sep 27 2018

US slaps sanctions on top Venezuelan officials, including President Maduro’s wife

U.S. President Donald Trump smiles as he chairs a meeting of the United Nations Security Council held during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly a...

Sep 27 2018

Third Woman Accuses US Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct

I spent most of my time in high school focused on academics, sports, church, and service. Three women have independently come forward in recent weeks to publicly ac...

Sep 27 2018

United States rips worldwide effort to evade Iran sanctions

The United States is prosperous, but it can not afford to forget about what's most important: seeking mutually beneficial engagement with all nations when necessary, sett...

Sep 26 2018

Christine Ford submitted 4 sworn statements supporting her assault claim against Kavanaugh

But from what I've seen and read of him, he looks just like the kind of privileged, over-entitled rich white kid who was quite capable as a teenager almost 40 years ago o...

Sep 26 2018

US flies bombers over South China Sea amid heightened tensions with Beijing

Meanwhile, China's foreign ministry meanwhile has criticised the US Governments's confirmation of the sale of £330million in military equipment to Taiwan , the self-gove...

Sep 26 2018

St Lucia under Tropical Storm warning

Vincent and the Grenadines. A pocket of little to no shear will help Kirk gain strength as it moves to the west, but it's going to have a hard time overcoming the strong ...

Sep 26 2018

With newfound aggressiveness, Republicans ramp up Brett Kavanaugh fight

Trump has said he wants to hear from Ford but also stood behind his nominee. US President Donald Trump dismissed the latest accuser of Supreme Court nominee Brett K...

Sep 26 2018

Without evidence, Trump accuses China of interfering in USA midterm elections

The allegations have dogged his presidency and have given rise to an investigation by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller into potential collusion between Moscow and the ...

Sep 26 2018

Vatican announces historic deal with China on bishops

Finally, the Catholic Church favored that the deal penned on Saturday will contribute to further advancing in the normalization of relations between China and the Vatican...

Sep 26 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee Schedules Brett Kavanaugh Vote For Friday

Trump had initially been uncharacteristically restrained in his comments on the matter, but has since taken to attacking the women's credibility and accusing them of bein...

Sep 26 2018

Trump assails Boulder woman accusing Kavanaugh: ‘She admits that she was drunk’

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell seemed to back off such harsh language as he worked to coalesce his 51-senator majority behind Kavanaugh, a recognition that Ka...

Sep 26 2018

Ireland flights could stop if there's a no-deal Brexit

Starmer, a former barrister and Director of Public Prosecutions, told delegates at the party conference in Liverpool that Labour would vote down any deal struck by May. C...

Sep 26 2018

2 militant groups reject demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

The 10-article memorandum of the Sochi deal suggests that the Idlib demilitarized area will be preserved, while Turkish observation posts will be fortified and continue t...

Sep 26 2018

Aadhaar: India Supreme Court upholds controversial biometric database

While ruling that Aadhar will not be required for opening bank accounts, to get mobile phone connections and admission in schools, the apex court struck down Section 57...

Sep 26 2018

Pope Francis recognizes seven Chinese-appointed bishops - Vatican

China and the Vatican will push to improve bilateral ties after the two sides signed a "provisional" agreement on the appointment of bishops on Saturday, the Chinese ...