Stories about World Media

Dec 20 2018

Blind amphibian named after Trump in climate change protest

In a press release this week, EnviroBuild - a United Kingdom company that makes sustainable building materials - announced they won a Rainforest Trust auction to name t...

Dec 20 2018

Russia, Iran, Turkey will launch Syrian constitution committee

The Geneva agreement was signed off by the Turkish foreign minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, and Iran's Javad Zarif, underlining how...

Dec 20 2018

US Justice Department charges two Chinese hackers

Announcing the unsealing of the indictments, US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said China had violated a 2015 agreement under which it had pledged to not engage...

Dec 20 2018

Judge's rebuke of Flynn upends sentencing, prolongs case

At one point, the judge asked prosecutors if Mr Flynn could have been charged with treason, although he later said he had not been suggesting such a charge. "He did not...

Dec 20 2018

Russian Cargo Ship Refloated After Running Aground Off English Coast

Eyewitnesses said the Russian vessel, which had 18 crew on board and was not carrying any cargo, had been successfully re-floated this afternoon. The Maritime and Coast...

Dec 20 2018

UK Government caught amending Brexit documents

The white paper itself refers indirectly to May's long-held target. Brian Berry, chief executive of the Federation of Master Builders said: The Government seems hell-...

Dec 20 2018

German reporter stripped of CNN awards over fraud

It also described the situation as "a low point in Der Spiegel's 70-year history". Moreno raised the alarm at Der Spiegel and used another reporting trip to the USA...

Dec 20 2018

Twitter bug leads to 'unusual activity' from China and Saudi Arabia

On Monday, Twitter Inc warned of "unusual activity" from China and Saudi Arabia related to a bug in a help form. The company does not know the reason for the activi...

Dec 20 2018

US Envoy Dismisses Russia's Warnings of Ukraine Attack

The Pentagon also condemned the action in a statement , saying: " Russia's unprovoked attack on Ukrainian naval vessels in the Black Sea near the Kerch Strait is a risk...

Dec 20 2018

USA looks to speed up aid to North Korea

US officials will try to expedite humanitarian aid to North Korea, a USA envoy said on Wednesday, as Washington and Pyongyang struggle to find a breakthrough in stalled t...

Dec 20 2018

Tunisia: Two Scandinavian Women Found Dead in Moroccan Mountains

An investigation has been opened to determine the circumstances of the "criminal incident". Her family had warned her against going to Morocco "because of the chaot...

Dec 20 2018

EU Commission starts implementing Brexit plan

Mr James said: "Under a no deal Brexit and stopping on 29 March will be Armageddon for us". Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said it amounted to "psychological warfare". ...

Dec 20 2018

Putin Open To Other States Joining Russia-U.S. Nuclear Pact

The United States issued Russian Federation a 60-day ultimatum earlier this month to come clean about the alleged missile violation and return to "full and verifiable com...

Dec 20 2018

U.S. Proposes Sale Of Patriot Missile System To Turkey

Turkey has requested the possible sale of four (4) AN/MPQ-65 Radar Sets, four (4) Engagement Control Stations, ten (10) Antenna Mast Groups (AMGs), twenty (20) M903 Launc...

Dec 20 2018

Syrian, Sudanese Leaders Discuss Bilateral Ties, Situation in Syria

During their meeting, the two leaders agreed that the crises in many Arab countries require new approaches based on the respect of the sovereignty and the policy of non-i...

Dec 20 2018

Washington, DC sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica’s data use

Bigger trouble may arise from the Irish data protection regulator, which is investigating Facebook for multiple admissions of security flaws, in what is being seen as t...

Dec 20 2018

Senate announces short-term spending bill to avoid shutdown

The "stacking" regulations that make it illegal to posses a firearm while committing a crime, even if the firearm is not used, would also no longer come into play. During...

Dec 20 2018

Michelle Obama Says 'Bye Felicia' to Trump Inauguration

Fallon asked Obama what was going through her mind and before he could finish the question she said, " Bye, Felicia! ". But the line was still just as amusing (and deliv...

Dec 19 2018

Belgium PM Charles Michel resigns over migration row

The Belgian Royal Palace, on Tuesday, released a tweet declaring that, "The king holds his decision in abeyance". The right-wing Flemish N-VA party - the biggest party in...

Dec 19 2018

Netanyahu's son says he'd 'prefer' if 'Muslims leave the land of Israel'

In another post he wrote that there were only two possible solutions for peace, either "all Jews leave (Israel) or all Muslims leave". Taking to Twitter instead, Netany...