Stories about World Media

Feb 04 2019

Pentagon: 3,750 additional troops will be deployed to U.S.-Mexico border

The new deployment will bolster the numbers of active duty forces at the border to "approximately" 4,350, it added. Riley, Kansas string razor wire near the port of entry...

Feb 04 2019

Football greats lend backing to #savehakeem campaign for detained Aussie refugee

Former Socceroo captain Graig Foster, who has rallied worldwide support for al-Araibi's cause, including from Federation Internationale de Football Association and the gl...

Feb 04 2019

Plan to evacuate royals in case no-deal Brexit sparks riots

After the royal yacht was mothballed in 1997, the plans were amended to include evacuation via the Hebridean Princess, a cruise ship that would have ferried the royals ar...

Feb 04 2019

Iran in 'successful test' of new cruise missile on revolution anniversary

But Washington and its allies have accused Tehran of pursuing enhanced missile capabilities that also threaten Europe. U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pu...

Feb 04 2019

Trump pushes withdrawal from ‘endless’ Afghanistan, Syria wars

USA officials have been holding talks in Qatar with the Taliban on a framework for peace negotiations, raising prospects for a breakthrough in the 17-year-old conflict. T...

Feb 04 2019

U.S.'s Bolton: Military intervention not imminent in Venezuela

Guaido has called for a new, fair presidential election after the disputed vote won by Maduro previous year. And last week, the Bank of England denied Maduro officials'...

Feb 04 2019

Flood-hit north Queensland could be at risk of tornadoes

The premier said 11 local government areas were impacted across the north of our state, with five local government areas to receive hardship assistance. "We haven't yet g...

Feb 04 2019

Louisiana abortion restrictions put on temporarily hold

The Supreme Court's response to the petition "could tell us a lot more about how the Roberts Court, more conservative since the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy pas...

Feb 04 2019

Small plane crashes into home in Southern California

Only one structure was involved in the crash, fire authorities said. The injured people were said to have suffered burns, although their condition is unknown, according...

Feb 04 2019

The moment Vale's tailing dam collapses

The death toll from the collapse of a tailings dam in Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais climbed to 121, with 226 still missing , the state's fire department ...

Feb 04 2019

Sheriff: MMA fighter facing 'pending murder charges' escapes

Marks, 44, has three pending murder charges against him and is "considered extremely unsafe", the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office wrote on Twitter . She said murder...

Feb 03 2019

Putnam To Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Super Bowl Weekend Crackdown

The campaign runs through Saturday, Feb.2, at 4 a.m. until Monday, Feb. 4. Police check cars at a sobriety checkpoint in 2018. The Sheriff's Department has these pregam...

Feb 03 2019

USAID assistance in West Bank and Gaza has ceased

President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy, Jason Greenblatt, said the aid was cut at the request of the Palestinian Authority. In one of a series of tweets on Friday...

Feb 03 2019

Nissan will cancel plans to build X-Trail in United Kingdom, report says

There had been concerns that Nissan - part-owned by France's Renault - could move production to France in future to avoid any post-Brexit EU tariffs. Nissan said produc...

Feb 03 2019

Lebanon factions form government, ending nine-month deadlock

On Thursday, Hariri said the government would have a lot on its plate. According to the same source, the new lineup includes 30 Cabinet ministers from all of the countr...

Feb 03 2019

Fear on the city, there is a leopard in the garden

The injuries are not believed to be life threatening. The leopard pulled one man to the ground and gnawed at his arm before leaping over a nearby wall, seeing another man...

Feb 03 2019

US Imposes Visa Restrictions on Ghana

In recent years, more than any other country in the world, Ghanaian citizens are on record as the highest number of applicants for the United States diversity visa progra...

Feb 03 2019

Iran Unveils Massive New Cruise Missile Amid US Taunting

Tehran insists its missile development program is "purely defensive" and compliant with the resolution. Hatami said the surface-to-surface missile, named Hoveizeh , wa...

Feb 03 2019

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for more protests to force out Maduro

President of Mexico and Uruguay have jointly called a conference in Montevideo next Thursday for neutral countries to discuss the crisis. On Thursday, Guaido told Re...

Feb 03 2019

Man Tries To Smuggle Leopard Cub Through Airport Security

Acting on specific inputs, officers of AIU maintained special alert and vigil at the customs arrival hall, following which they nabbed the accused who was carrying a leop...