Stories about World Media

Dec 29 2018

Trump again threatens to close southern USA border over wall funding

At the heart of the stalemate is Trump's demand for $5 billion in funding for his proposed wall at the U.S. -Mexico border. Only a few lawmakers presided over the brief s...

Dec 29 2018

Man accused in shooting death of California police officer arrested

Arriaga was arrested and will be transported to Stanislaus County. The man suspected of gunning down Newman police officer Cpl. Singh's brother, Reggie , thanked...

Dec 28 2018

Deadly blast hits tourist bus in Giza, Egypt

Madbouli urged against "amplifying" the incident as he insisted that "no country in the world can guarantee that its 100 percent safe". The bomb was planted on the road...

Dec 28 2018

Deposed Egyptian presidents come face to face in court

In June 2013, anti-Morsi protests swept the country and the military gave the political parties in the country three days to meet the demands of the protesters calling fo...

Dec 28 2018

US Congress meets briefly, takes no steps to end shutdown

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders also criticized Democrats on Thursday, saying in a statement that they had "decided to go home" over the Christmas holiday rat...

Dec 28 2018

Texas shelters grapple with more migrants released by US

Local nonprofit groups are aiding the migrants released by ICE. "If you would like to help - please donate to migrant shelter Annunciation House ", he tweeted, along wit...

Dec 28 2018

Cohen Denies Prague Visit: "Mueller Knows Everything!"

Further, an Eastern European intelligence agency picked up a conversation between Russians at around the same time, with one saying Cohen was in Prague , McClatchy News...

Dec 28 2018

UAE to reopen embassy in Syria for first time in seven years

President Assad told a Kuwaiti newspaper earlier this year that Syria had reached a "major understanding" with Arab states and claimed Western delegations had also visit...

Dec 28 2018

Mattis Wishes US Troops Merry Christmas, Tells Them to ‘Hold the Line’

He had planned to stay through February, but Trump's decision will put deputy defense chief Patrick Shanahan as acting secretary starting in January. When Trump chose t...

Dec 28 2018

Congo opposition leader Fayulu takes clear lead ahead of Sunday's election

The electoral commission (CENI) announced on Wednesday that it was cancelling voting in Sunday's election in the cities of Beni, Butembo and their surrounding areas due t...

Dec 28 2018

Canadian accused of smuggling ‘enormous amount of drugs’ into China: state media

The article from the Global Times , a stridently nationalist media outlet owned by China's Communist Party, said Robert Lloyd Schellenberg will be "put on trial" b...

Dec 28 2018

After death of Guatemalan boy, US to step up medical screenings

A CBP rep could not immediately answer how many children are in the agency's custody . Immigration advocates and human rights groups sharply criticized CBP in the wa...

Dec 28 2018

Toddler among three Britons killed in Iceland bridge crash

A local tour guide, Mr Adolf Erlingsson, was one of the first people at the scene of the crash, according to a report in Britain's Daily Telegraph. The vehicle went off t...

Dec 28 2018

S.Korea: Ready to continue talks on radar incident

Actual construction will proceed depending on the progress in the North's denuclearisation and the state of sanctions against the country, the ministry said. He said the ...

Dec 28 2018

Indonesia raises alert, widens danger zone around volcano

A crater collapse on the volcanic island at high tide on Saturday sent waves up to five metres high smashing into the coast on the Sunda Strait, between the islands of Ja...

Dec 28 2018

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Odisha extends helping hand for rescue ops

Reports on Wednesday claimed NDRF personnel experienced a "foul odour" emanating from the mine pit after they lowered down the 320-feet tunnel that leads to the horizonta...

Dec 28 2018

Trump Calls Out CNN For Accusing US Troops Of Misconduct

This week, President Donald Trump's visit to Iraq marked the first time a USA president had set foot in that country since 2009, when President Barack Obama met with ...

Dec 28 2018

Blue light in the sky over NYC was 'not aliens'

The unusual sight was caused by an explosion at the Astoria power plant in Queens. Another shared stunning photos of the skyline, captioning them, "Fire emergency in As...

Dec 28 2018

Michelle Obama ends Hillary Clinton’s 17-year run as ‘most admired woman’

First lady Michelle Obama speaks to a crowd of supporters as she campaigns for the Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the Convention Center, in ...

Dec 27 2018

Saudi king orders overhaul of top posts after Jamal Khashoggi killing

The events have gravely harmed the reputation of King Salman's son and heir, Crown Prince Mohammed, 33, who is poised to succeed his father in the kingdom's first generat...