Stories about World Media

Dec 27 2018

Manhunt Underway for Suspect in Cop's Slaying

The 33-year-old officer was rushed to a hospital and died from gunshot wounds. Investigators say Singh gave a description of the suspect's vehicle: A gray, extended cab D...

Dec 27 2018

Putin touts first hypersonic, nuclear-capable weapon for 2019

In March, Putin said in his address to the Russian parliament that the missile is capable of intercontinental flights at a speed 20 times that the speed of sound. "The Av...

Dec 27 2018

Trump digs in on the wall and the shutdown

Asked when the government would reopen fully, Trump said he couldn't say. Building the wall was one of Trump's most frequently repeated campaign promises, but Democrats...

Dec 27 2018

Pope Francis calls for ‘fraternity’ in Christmas message

Pope Francis described the world's differences as a richness and championed the rights of religious minorities. The Catholic Church's first pope from Latin American ins...

Dec 26 2018

No end in sight to partial U.S. government shutdown

So far, the public and federal workers have largely been spared inconvenience and hardship because the government is closed on weekends and federal employees were excused...

Dec 26 2018

Trump makes surprise visit to U.S

Mr Trump said the U.S. had no plans to pull out of Iraq , Reuters reports. The president spent around three hours on the ground with First Lady Melania Trump vesting U...

Dec 26 2018

Winter storm heading east, could snarl travel

Winter storm watches are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together. In North Dakota, much of the state was under a winter sto...

Dec 26 2018

Mount Etna in Italy has erupted spewing huge ash cloud

A local vulcanologist said it was Etna's "first flank eruption" in more than a decade. At least one airport in Italy has been closed after Mount Etna sent black c...

Dec 26 2018

New Hope: Iraq Officially Declares Christmas a National Holiday

The president said: "agricultural revolution has seen a vastly improved local production to the detriment of importation, while we have achieved surplus in our trade bala...

Dec 26 2018

Morocco Backpacker Murders - Hundreds Hold Vigil Across Country

The suspects acted alone according to Sabik, describing them as " lone wolves ". Hundreds of people bought flowers and shed tears for 28-year-old Norwegian Maren Uela...

Dec 26 2018

UAE rebuts allegations about Sheikha Latifa, reveal photos of her at home

On Monday, the UAE's foreign ministry said it had sent a communiqué regarding Sheikha Latifa to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights' Office of Special P...

Dec 26 2018

Doctors on strike: Sudan president vows reform after deadly protests

Sadiq Al Mahdi, leader of the opposition Umma Party who returned to Sudan this week from almost a year in self-imposed exile, backed the protests, saying they would "cont...

Dec 26 2018

Tsunami set off by volcanic eruption leaves beach towns devestated

Indonesia is a Muslim majority nation but has a Christian minority, with services held Tuesday to celebrate Christmas - and pray for those affected by the deadly tsunam...

Dec 26 2018

Pakistan FM in China to talk about US Afghan pullout

The Foreign Minister expressed these views during his meeting with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing, China. During the meeting, both side...

Dec 26 2018

Ten injured in Sicily as Mount Etna eruption triggers natural disaster

A 4.8-magnitude natural disaster has shaken the area around Europe's most active volcano , Mount Etna, injuring four people, damaging buildings and causing the partial c...

Dec 26 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from ChrisD.ca

A good conscience is a continual Christmas. It is all of you, the readers of Indian Country Today, who mean so much to us. This is a fact that, like so many others, I l...

Dec 26 2018

After the shock of Mattis's resignation, some see a different narrative

The sooner-than-expected departure of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis shifts the focus to President Donald Trump's appointment of an acting Pentagon chief and plans for ...

Dec 26 2018

Mexican governor, senator killed in helicopter crash

Government agencies and officials from former President Enrique Pena Nieto to Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum also expressed condolences via statements and social m...

Dec 26 2018

Inside Meghan's first Christmas as a royal

Also absent was Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall who is recovering from a cold. Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh was absent from the service, following his offici...

Dec 26 2018

Thousands evacuated after 'loud crack' in Sydney tower

NSW Fire and Rescue said it had specialist equipment at the scene to monitor any movement and police have set up an exclusion zone amid fears the building has serous stru...