Stories about World Media

Dec 31 2018

Russian Federation detains United States citizen suspected of spying

The US Embassy in Moscow had no immediate comment. "The investigative department of the FSB of Russia against a U.S. citizen opened a criminal case under article 276 ...

Dec 31 2018

26 killed in landslides, floods in eastern Philippines

Authorities say at least 426 people were killed and 23 remain missing in the disaster. "In some areas the floods have reached the roofs of homes", Claudio Yucot, head o...

Dec 31 2018

SA paramedic killed in UAE helicopter crash - family

Footage of the crash showed the helicopter in a tailspin and then exploding. The UAE's National Search and Rescue Centre said there were four people on board. Mr Roxbur...

Dec 31 2018

Russia: Dozens missing after deadly apartment collapse

Local officials said four survivors, including a child, were rescued from the rubble and taken to hospital. At least three people have died and almost 80 others are mis...

Dec 31 2018

Yemen's Houthis start redeployment in Hodeidah as part of U.N

He said the redeployment was part of the UN-brokered agreement with the government reached during peace talks in Sweden earlier this month. "They got dressed in the unifo...

Dec 31 2018

‘Brexit 50-50’ if Theresa May’s deal rejected: UK minister

On the subject of a second referendum, he said: "That is for the British to decide". "If we were not to vote for the that, I'm not sure I would give much more than 50-5...

Dec 31 2018

Strong undersea quake reported off southern Philippines

The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has warned of a tsunami threat for parts of the Pacific that were closer to the natural disaster. The centre said that tsunami wav...

Dec 31 2018

Lion kills worker after escaping locked area at wildlife conservatory

The center, which has a Burlington address, was founded in 1999 as an educational non-profit dedicated to providing a specialized home for select carnivore species, their...

Dec 31 2018

Feinstein requests hearing after 2 migrant children die in custody

McAleenan has served as the CBP commissioner since the beginning of the Trump administration, first in an acting capacity before being confirmed by the Senate in March 20...

Dec 31 2018

Yellow vest movement continues French protests, but on smaller scale

In the city of Rouen, the police used tear gas and flashballs against a thousand protesters, according to police sources. The Government recorded 282,000 people attendi...

Dec 31 2018

Trump Says ‘Big Progress’ Made in Trade Talks With China

As a partial shutdown of the USA government entered its eighth day, with no quick end in sight, the Republican president was in Washington, sending out tweets attacking D...

Dec 30 2018

Indonesian Volcano Shrinks After Collapse Triggers Tsunami

Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano has shrunk significantly since an eruption triggered a tsunami last week that killed more than than 400 people and injured thousands....

Dec 30 2018

4 militants killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir's Pulwama district

Police has advised civilians not to visit the site till it is declared safe as there is possibly of unexplored explosive material there. Police identified the three lo...

Dec 30 2018

Hotel Employees Fired After Calling 911 On Black Guest Using His Phone

Mondaine said the organization was concerned that Portland police officers escorted Massey out of the hotel in the Lloyd District after being called there by the manageme...

Dec 30 2018

Israel advances plans for almost 2,200 settler homes: NGO

The settlement watchdog Peace Now said that 1,159 units were given final approvals by a committee at the Israeli ministry of military affairs before building permits ca...

Dec 30 2018

Trump threatens to close Mexico border if funding for wall not approved

Trump was cooped up in the White House after canceling a vacation to his private Florida club. President Trump is blaming the recent deaths of two Guatemalan childre...

Dec 30 2018

Trump blames Democrats for migrant child death, threatens to close border

If we had a wall, they wouldn't even try". National Nurses United condemned the Trump administration for the deaths of two young children in U.S. Border Patrol custo...

Dec 30 2018

United Kingdom alarm as migrant boats cross Channel

What we have got is unsatisfactory and somebody has to do something. Ms Nokes said the number of patrol boats was being "constantly reviewed", but it was "feasible that...

Dec 30 2018

Midwestern blizzards dump big post-holiday snow on Minnesota, Dakotas

Some airline passengers reported being stranded for days. According to AAA , 2018 has been a record-breaking year for holiday travel, with more than one-third of Ameri...

Dec 30 2018

California Sheriff Blames Sanctuary State Law in Murder of Police Corporal

Ronil Singh pull over the vehicle but heard the gunshots minutes later. Arriaga came to the U.S. illegally and was believed to have been fleeing to Mexico, he said, ad...