Stories about World Media

Nov 01 2018

Magnitude 6.1 quake rocks New Zealand

Parliament has also been evacuated following the quake. It was at a depth of 227 km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Residents across the capital Wellington ...

Nov 01 2018

China allows rhino horn, tiger bone to be traded in 'special cases'

In 2010 the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies issued a statement saying there was no evidence for the claimed medical benefits of tiger bone . China proh...

Nov 01 2018

US envoy ‘confident’ North Korean denuclearisation within reach

The Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that the firm pay each of four plaintiffs - only one of whom is still alive - 100 million won ($88,000) for being forced t...

Nov 01 2018

Scores protest Trump's visit to Pittsburgh after anti-Semitic shooting at synagogue

The White House said the objective of Trump's visit was to "express the support of the American people and to grieve with the Pittsburgh community". A total of 11 peo...

Nov 01 2018

Trump claims Paul Ryan 'knows nothing about' birthright citizenship

He wrote in a 2011 Wall Street Journal op-ed that it would be "unconstitutional" to change how the 14th Amendment was applied to birthright citizenship. This is differe...

Nov 01 2018

DoJ charges Chinese spies over hacking of aerospace companies

Demers, assistant attorney general for National Security. The nine people, including intelligence officers, state-controlled hackers, and recruited agents inside compan...

Nov 01 2018

Iran FM arrives in Istanbul

He also briefed Zarif regarding active efforts launched by the law enforcement agencies to ascertain the whereabouts of the missing Iranian guards, in coordination with...

Oct 31 2018

Saudi prosecutor visits Turkish intelligence agency

Top Saudi and Turkish prosecutors on Monday discussed the investigation into the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi , a show of cooperation amid Turkish demands tha...

Oct 31 2018

Nine police officers, civilians injured in bomb attack in Tunisia

Several ambulances were already on the scene. Sofiene Zaag, spokesman for the Interior ministry said, the woman, whose identity is not yet known, blew herself up near p...

Oct 31 2018

German nurse going on trial for over 100 patient deaths

As the proceedings opened in the northern city of Oldenburg, presiding judge Sebastian Buehrmann asked whether the charges against him were accurate. The 41-year-old Ho...

Oct 31 2018

Lawsuits: Georgia absentee ballots improperly rejected

On Tuesday, Rolling Stone published an audio recording of Kemp privately telling Republican donors that he was concerned about too many Georgians exercising their right t...

Oct 31 2018

Harry and Meghan's overseas tour ends as it began - with a surprise

There, the couple split off and each led a team of cheering children in a competition to see who could throw a rubber rainboot - known locally as a "gumboot" - the farthe...

Oct 31 2018

Photos show Venice underwater in worst flood in 10 years

Meteorologists are warning that the bad weather will continue. Strong winds and heavy rain raised Venice's water level by 156cm (more than 5ft) - its highest in a decad...

Oct 31 2018

Three Indiana children killed boarding school bus

Three children were struck by a vehicle and killed at an IN school bus stop on Tuesday, and the suspected driver, Alyssa L. Shepherd, was arrested, state police said. bus...

Oct 31 2018

Philip Hammond introduces 'digital services tax' targeting big tech

But speaking later on BBC Radio 4's Today programme , Mr Hammond said: 'When you make a promise to the electorate and they elect you then you have an obligation to del...

Oct 31 2018

Two Women Found Duct-Taped Together in NYC Identified as Saudi Sisters

The younger sibling had been living with their mother, who is based in Virginia, before visiting her sister. Regarding reports that Tala had run away from home, the fam...

Oct 31 2018

Indian couple falls to death while taking selfie

The couple's latest trip turned out to be their last. The couple had apparently set up a tripod to take their selfie on the ledge. Officials said Monday that they wer...

Oct 31 2018

Pakistan's Supreme Court to rule on Christian woman facing death over blasphemy

It has been ordered that Ms Bibi should be released if she has not committed any other crime. The ultra-Islamist Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) party, which makes puni...

Oct 31 2018

Japan puts upgraded greenhouse gas observation satellite Ibuki-2 into orbit

The earth observation satellite was designed, tested and manufactured by a team of Emirati engineers and scientists at the Space Technology Laboratories of Mohammed bin R...

Oct 31 2018

Asia Bibi: Pakistan acquits Christian woman on death row

During the appeal hearing on October 8, a three-member panel of Supreme Court justices appeared to question the case against her, with Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, cons...