Stories about World Media

Jan 04 2019

Thailand Cancels Flights To Holiday Island Koh Samui Over Storm Threats

Tropical storm Pabuk is expected to bring five-metre high waves and winds up to 46mph, the Thai Met Office has warned . Rain falls on the Anthong Hills as tropical sto...

Jan 04 2019

Hindu hard-liners paralyze Indian state over women at shrine

But the temple refused to abide by the ruling and subsequent attempts by women to visit it had been blocked by thousands of devotees. Amit Shah, the leader of the BJ...

Jan 04 2019

United Kingdom can 'turn a corner' if MPs back Brexit deal, says May

Promoting her European Union exit agreement as delivering on the result of the 2016 referendum, Mrs May said in a New Year's Day video message: "In the next few weeks MPs...

Jan 04 2019

China insists detained Canadians ‘without a doubt’ broke security laws

China has been outspoken about Meng's arrest, which was described as " basically kidnapping " in state media. China's top prosecutor said he was certain these two Canadi...

Jan 04 2019

Cops release sketch of man wanted for killing 7-year-old girl

In a press conference Thursday, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzales said the suspect is described as a thin white man in his 30s or 40s, wearing a black hoodie, with pale...

Jan 04 2019

State Dept. issues travel warning for Americans going to China

The advisory also said that Americans affected by exit bans have been "harassed and threatened" by authorities. All three are U.S. citizens. The advisory also warns abo...

Jan 04 2019

Church of Scientology stabbing: one man dead after attack at Sydney headquarters

The Daily Telegraph reported the teen went to the church to see his mother. It's understood the 16-year-old had argued with family members inside the church just yeste...

Jan 04 2019

Boy, 11, dies from smell of cooking fish

People at the scene told investigators Jean-Pierre was allergic to fish , and someone in the home was cooking fish, NYPD officials said. Camron was rushed to the hospi...

Jan 04 2019

GTA brother doubts Russian spying charges against U.S. Marine

According to the Rosbalt news outlet, which is thought to have exclusive sources via indirect links with the Kremlin, Whelan is accused of trying to recruit a long-time...

Jan 04 2019

14-Year-Old Driver Charged With Murder After Egg Prank Turns Deadly

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says Zavala had just been shopping and was " totally innocent ". The suspect, who is now booked in the county juvenile detention center, sustained ...

Jan 04 2019

Chinese ‘Jack The Ripper’ Executed For Murdering 11 Girls And Women

Just like Jack, Gao was known for slashing the throats of his victims, most of whom were found dressed in red, and dismembering them. Dubbed " Jack the Ripper " by Chin...

Jan 04 2019

New acting secretary of defense tells Pentagon 'to remember China, China, China'

President Donald Trump disparaged just-departed Defence Secretary Jim Mattis at his first Cabinet meeting of the new year, criticising management of the Afghanistan w...

Jan 04 2019

Saudi Arabia says five facing death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Five top officials in Saudi Arabia - including royal court insider Saud al-Qahtani - were sacked over the Khashoggi murder, but there is no proof that they are among ...

Jan 03 2019

Palestinians killed, 31500 injured by Israel in 2018

However, a Palestinian official told The National, that the Palestinian Liberation Organisation has already disqualified Washington's peace plan under Mr Trump's increasi...

Jan 03 2019

Sen. Warren Announces 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

Warren, 69, is the first of the better-known national Democratic presidential prospects to announce an exploratory committee and set course for Iowa , marking the unof...

Jan 03 2019

Marine Shot And Killed On Duty At Marine Barracks In DC

An official, however, said it is being treated as an accidental discharge of a weapon by another Marine, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reported. H...

Jan 03 2019

USA demands Russian Federation explain American's detention on spying charges

Now, he's under arrest there on espionage allegations. "His innocence is undoubted and we trust that his rights will be respected", Whelan's family said in a stateme...

Jan 03 2019

Afghan Taliban says 'post-occupation' discussed with Iran

It signals a growing confidence among the Taliban for United States troops to pull out of Afghanistan , after U.S. officials last month told various media outlets that...

Jan 03 2019

Death toll rises to 37 in Russian apartment block collapse

Braving temperatures that fell as low as minus 27 degrees Celsius (minus 16 degrees Fahrenheit ), rescue workers were combing through mangled concrete and metal. The rea...

Jan 03 2019

North Korea's envoy in Italy 'in hiding': South Korean MP

A representative of the Italian embassy in Seoul , which is also responsible for North Korea affairs, did not have any immediate comment. If confirmed, Jo would join...