Stories about World Media

Oct 29 2018

Merkel will not seek re-election as CDU party leader

When Kohl became embroiled in a campaign finance scandal in 1999, Merkel openly urged her party to drop the self-declared "old warhorse". The chancellor has indicated tha...

Oct 29 2018

Trump calls Pittsburgh synagogue attack 'evil' anti-Semitism

The 20-minute attack at Tree of Life Congregation in the Squirrel Hill neighbourhood left six others wounded, including four police officers who dashed to the scene, au...

Oct 29 2018

Top Saudi prosecutor expected in Turkey over writer’s death

The Washington Post reported in 2016 on the use by Saudi Arabia of US -supplied white phosphurus so it's not clear just what Khashoggi would have been exposing if he,...

Oct 29 2018

Police say multiple casualties in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, gunman in custody

As Bowers was exiting the synagogue , a Pittsburgh police officer engaged with him. Minister Naftali Bennett, Israel's Cabinet minister for diaspora affairs, made th...

Oct 29 2018

Suspicious package headed to CNN's Atlanta headquarters intercepted

Atlanta FBI Office spokesman Kevin Rowson confirmed to FOX 5 their bomb squad and other law enforcement agencies responded after they were notified by the U.S. Zucker sa...

Oct 29 2018

Student dies after shooting at North Carolina high school

No one else was injured. The campus about 12 miles (19 kms) southeast of Charlotte is on lockdown and parents are being notified of what happened. One student was tak...

Oct 29 2018

2 bound bodies found in NYC were missing Virginia sisters

Police at the scene, October 24, 2018, near the Hudson River in New York City where the bodies of two dead females, bound in duct tape, were found. But she called off t...

Oct 29 2018

Angela Merkel won't seek 5th term as German chancellor

Her decision came after poor showings in two regional elections and opens the door wide open for a leadership competition as the centrist German parties fight to keep t...

Oct 29 2018

Mail Bomb Suspect Filmed At Trump Rally

Suspected MAGA bomber Cesar Sayoc has been charged with crimes including illegally mailing explosives and threats against former presidents. In 2016, Sayoc registered t...

Oct 29 2018

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: Suspect charged with murder

Bowers surrendered, and was taken to a hospital where he was listed in fair condition with multiple gunshot wounds. It wasn't clear whether he had an attorney to speak on...

Oct 29 2018

Modi, Abe build ties amid concerns

Relations with China are a major issue shared by Modi and Abe, as their cooperation may balance China's growing regional influence and military assertiveness. The Prime M...

Oct 29 2018

Islamic State claims blast near election commission in Afghan capital: Amaq

Abdul Raziq Achakzai was killed in a Taliban-claimed attack October 18, two days before the election . Raziq's strongman tactics had been credited with thwarting success...

Oct 29 2018

Angela Merkel won't seek re-election as party leader, sources say

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will quit as head of her Christian Democratic party after nearly two decades, a person familiar with the matter said, a dramatic sign of h...

Oct 29 2018

Khashoggi fiancée snubs Trump invitation to White House

Khashoggi lived in self-imposed exile in the USA for the past year and wrote editorial columns for The Washington Post that were critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohamme...

Oct 29 2018

Israeli Officials Arrive In Pittsburgh To Pay Respects After Synagogue Shooting

And so, when a gunman opened fire at a local synagogue, many felt that not only their religion was being attacked, but their own little haven. And the Rev. Some have bl...

Oct 29 2018

Plane missing in Indonesia

Indonesian TV showed dozens of people waiting anxiously outside the Pangkal Pinang airport and officials bringing out plastic chairs. A Lion Air Boeing 737 passeng...

Oct 29 2018

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts trying to influence United Kingdom and USA politics

The affected posts focused on topics such as race relations, opposition to President Donald Trump and immigration, it said . The purge involved 30 pages, 33 accounts...

Oct 29 2018

Voting starts in second round of Brazilian presidential, gubernatorial elections

Accordingly, he was forced into a runoff against the second-place candidate, former Sao Paolo mayor Fernando Haddad . The runner-up has vowed to "defend freedoms" of p...

Oct 29 2018

Air quality severe in most of Delhi; Faridabad 25 times polluted

In the morning, air quality index ( AQI ) was recorded at 332, considered very poor category. The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control)...

Oct 28 2018

Marc Thiessen: Trump's nuclear-treaty withdrawal sends a message to North Korea

While NATO countries have put more troops in Baltic nations and Poland, and are preparing a huge military exercise in the North Atlantic, there is no agreed-on strategy o...