Stories about World Media

Jan 26 2019

Afghan Peace Talks With U.S. Enter Fourth Day, Taliban Says

A co-founder of the Taliban who was released from prison in Pakistan in October has been appointed head of the group's political office in Qatar as it negotiates with the...

Jan 26 2019

Putin and Erdogan Make Joint Plans for Syria

US officials later announced that the USA would not leave Syria unless Turkey pledged not to attack the Kurds, who have been helping the US fight the Islamic State. Turke...

Jan 26 2019

To Begin Sending Asylum Seekers to Mexico

Nielsen, has challenged the Trump administration's practice of limiting the number of asylum seekers allowed to enter the country, claiming that USA government officials ...

Jan 26 2019

Michael Cohen postpones congressional testimony over Donald Trump 'threats'

Cohen, who has pleaded guilty to crimes including campaign finance violations during Trump's 2016 election campaign and is cooperating with investigators, postponed his s...

Jan 26 2019

Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang dies from military injuries:The Asahi Shimbun

Following the incident on Saturday, Pang was evacuated by helicopter to Waikato Hospital in Hamilton, New Zealand, where he underwent surgery that same evening. In a poig...

Jan 26 2019

Kidnapped teenager Jayme Closs to receive $US25,000 reward money after escaping

The neighbours who helped Jayme contact police after her escape have also agreed the money should go to her. It's unclear what will come of the FBI's portion of the rew...

Jan 26 2019

Gunman kills five at United States bank

After more than an hour, a SWAT team from the sheriff's department entered the building, which had been locked. Agents found shell casings from a 9mm handgun strewn on ...

Jan 26 2019

Canada's ambassador says he 'misspoke' about Meng's 'strong case'

McCallum's comments, made to Chinese-language media in Canada , prompted strong criticism from opposition parties - and marked a sharp departure from previous statement...

Jan 26 2019

Government Shutdown Deal Coming? Trump Backs Down, But Unclear If He'll Deal

Pelosi told Trump the House wouldn't approve a resolution allowing him to address Congress until the shutdown ended. Pelosi- then responding with her own letter- offi...

Jan 26 2019

Catholics saddened by NYS abortion law, plan to promote alternatives

The law also moves abortion violations from the state's penal code to the health code. One World Trade Center lit pink on January 22, 2019 to celebrate the passage of...

Jan 25 2019

Senate subpoena for Michael Cohen; lawyer says he'll comply

President Trump (L), Michael Cohen (R). Speaking at the White House on Wednesday, Trump said Cohen has "only been threatened by the truth". Trump, along with his atto...

Jan 25 2019

Missing 3-year-old found alive in North Carolina

Casey Hathaway had been playing with two older children in the town of Ernul on Tuesday but didn't come inside with the others, Fox News reported. Casey Lynn Hathawa...

Jan 25 2019

Airbus staff react to CEO's Brexit warning

Airbus, which has repeatedly warned that Brexit could mean pulling investment out of Britain, also expressed growing frustration over Prime Minister Theresa May's falter...

Jan 25 2019

Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' after receiving letter from Trump: KCNA

North Korea's leader has expressed "great satisfaction" after receiving a letter from US President Donald Trump , the North's state media said. "Also, it encourages the...

Jan 25 2019

Australian's detention in China 'directly linked to the Huawei case': friend

Law Council President, Arthur Moses SC, said the use of extended pre-trial or pre-charge detention was an affront to the rule of law, and was particularly concerning gi...

Jan 25 2019

Mexico sets record with more than 33000 homicides in 2018

Mexico's nationwide peak homicide number was 25,036 in 2017. Numerous homicides are linked to drug cartel violence . President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took offi...

Jan 25 2019

Trump tells Pelosi he will give State of Union speech as planned

As acrimony in Washington grew, lawmakers across the political spectrum were left searching in vain for an exit strategy for the longest-ever halt to federal operations...

Jan 25 2019

Los Angeles teachers head back to school after reaching deal

The World Socialist Web Site Teachers Newsletter calls on teachers in Los Angeles to reject the agreement announced by the United Teachers of Los Angeles , Superinte...

Jan 25 2019

Trump delays State of the Union Address until shutdown ends

The measure proposed by Democrats didn't include additional funding for a border wall and instead would have funded the government until February 8, giving time for n...

Jan 25 2019

Netanyahu cautions Hamas against escalation after halting Qatar aid

The officer has since been transferred to a hospital for medical treatment. Two of them succeeded in infiltrating Israeli territory before retreating back into the Strip....