Stories about World Media

Jan 02 2019

Two women below 50 enter Sabarimala temple, release video

A video posted by news agency ANI shows the two women wearing black dresses and hurrying towards the shrine. "Police had been given instructions to provide protection to ...

Jan 02 2019

Philippine President Says He Molested a Sleeping Maid

I was trying to touch, she woke up, then I'm out. "So I left the room", he added. Duterte - who was telling an anecdote about a confession he had made to a priest as a ...

Jan 02 2019

Child enters USA rhino enclosure, treated in hospital

The condition of the child is unknown at this time. The snout is below the horn near the rhino's mouth area. The girl was flown to Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital...

Jan 02 2019

Kim Jong-un's new year message

But he said North Korea would seek a new path if the United States misjudged its patience and insisted on unilateral demands. He used last year's New Year's speech to s...

Jan 02 2019

Judge who overturned Obamacare says law will remain in effect during appeal

In the order he issued on Sunday, O'Connor expressed confidence that the appellate bench will concur with his decision that the individual mandate can't be separated from...

Jan 02 2019

United States authorities fire tear gas across border to repel Central Americans

Migrants who spoke with AP said they arrived last month with the caravan from Honduras. The agency said several teenagers were hoisted over the fence at the border and ...

Jan 02 2019

Videos show staff dragging, shoving immigrant kids

The organization reported the incidents - they involved three children and staff members in Youngstown, Arizona - in mid-September, reports Arizona Republic . At the tim...

Jan 01 2019

German police: Man intentionally drives into crowd, injuring 4

The driver sped off toward the nearby city of Essen, where he tried and failed to hit people waiting at a bus stop before being arrested on suspicion of attempted homicid...

Jan 01 2019

US House Democrats manoeuvre to end shutdown, without Trump wall money

Meanwhile, recent polling has revealed that a majority of USA voters actually oppose Trump's wall. "It's simple: The Senate is not going to send something to the pres...

Jan 01 2019

Sadiq Khan uses London NYE fireworks to troll Theresa May and Brexit

The show used 8.5 tonnes of fireworks and featured more than 100,000 pyrotechnic effects. In the Indonesian capital Jakarta, more than 500 couples tied the knot in a fr...

Jan 01 2019

Mattis farewell to Pentagon staff: 'Hold fast' to US defense

Mattis says in farewell message to the U.S. military. He graduated from Central Washington University in 1971 and then entered the Marine Corps, where he began as a secon...

Jan 01 2019

Vatican Spokesman Quits After Shake-Up

In a tweet , American journalist Burke wrote that "at this time of transition in Vatican communications", both he and his Spanish deputy "think it's best the Holy Father...

Jan 01 2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to take power amid high hopes and fears

Netanyahu was due to attend the inauguration of Bolsonaro, the far-right president whose determination to break with decades of centrist rule has raised both hopes and fe...

Jan 01 2019

US military apologizes for tweet about dropping bombs

Defense Industry Daily reported in 2015 that the 30,000-pound GPS-guided bomb is created to hit bunkers, tunnels and other underground targets. Stratcom is one of ten u...

Jan 01 2019

Trump Says He's ‘Not Giving Up’ in Shutdown Standoff Over Wall

House Democrats have come up with a plan to reopen the government when they take control of the chamber on Thursday - but without the $5 billion President Trump is dema...

Jan 01 2019

China's Xi, in New Year's address, says pace of reform won't "stagnate"

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday touted " big progress " on trade following a phone call with his Chinese counterpart, after the tariff war between the world's t...

Jan 01 2019

Fireworks to send 'message of support' to European Union citizens

In Japan, bells at Buddhist temples chimed 108 times to mark the new year - a tradition that recalls the number of earthly desires a person must overcome to attain nirvan...

Jan 01 2019

Kim Jong Un fan clubs mushroom in South Korea amid warming ties

The meetings followed a rollercoaster few years of relations between US President Donald Trump and Kim - nosediving with Trump's famous "Rocket man" speech at the Unite...

Jan 01 2019

Putin tells Trump that Moscow is open for dialogue

The letter to Trump comes after the president canceled a meeting with Putin in November following Russian Federation opening fire on Ukranian Navy ships and seizing t...

Jan 01 2019

North Korean leader says he's ready for more talks with Trump

He said: "You look at North Korea, we are doing really well - rockets aren't being fired missiles aren't being fired". In particular, in his New Year address, Kim said ...