Stories about World Media

May 31 2017

At least 50 killed or injured in Kabul explosion near Indian Embassy

Pictures showed the embassy building with its windows ripped out. - June 20: Fourteen Nepalese security guards employed by Western embassies are killed on the outsk...

May 31 2017

Blast tears through central Kabul, killing and injuring dozens

The blast, which came a few days into the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, was one of the deadliest to hit the Afghan capital in recent years. Shortly after the Taliban de...

May 31 2017

Macron Speaks Frankly About Russia - As Putin Stands Beside Him

The two leaders met on the 300th anniversary of Peter the Great's diplomatic visit to France in 1717. After "frank and direct" talks, the two men emerged into the Ga...

May 31 2017

US says test shows missile defences outpacing ICBM threat

In the editorial cited by state news agency KCNA, which also included Pyongyang's analysis of the U.S. test, the North said no foreign forces could stop its progress ...

May 31 2017

Macron visits troops in Mali, keeping campaign pledge

During the presidential election campaign, Macron was viewed as having a tougher line on Russian Federation than his main rivals, although he has said it was vital to con...

May 31 2017

Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing

The affiliate, known as the Islamic State in Khorasan, an ancient name for parts of Afghanistan , Iran and Central Asia, has taken credit for several brazen assaults o...

May 31 2017

Thousands rally in Morocco for release of protest leader

Nasser Zefzafi managed to flee and hide after some protesters started throwing stones on the security forces and prevented them from reaching him. Protests erupted in A...

May 31 2017

White House official: Trump plans to pull United States from Paris deal

The move comes after an awkward G7 meeting in Italy that saw Trump break from the group on the question of government responses to climate change. "The message is simpl...

May 31 2017

Iran says Trump's Saudi trip contradicts anti-terror claims

But Trump , breaking with tradition, avoided getting pinned down by a question-and-answer format in which he would face questions either about investigations at home or ...

May 31 2017

President Trump turns attention to domestic issues

President Donald Trump came overseas, he saw and he conquered - at least in his own mind, as he declared success Saturday to hundreds of USA service members before headi...

May 31 2017

Huge vehicle bomb explodes near embassies in Kabul, Afghanistan, several killed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who is in Spain as part of his visit to Europe, condemned the attack. Afghan officials say 80 people died and 350 were wounded in the at...

May 31 2017

SNP manifesto: What it says and what it means

The Conservatives say another ballot can not take place until after Brexit and only if there is public consent for a vote. But SNP proposals along those lines, presente...

May 31 2017

Who is Arsene Wenger?

While both players were targeted with criticism at different stages of the 2016/17 campaign as Arsenal's season slumped, their goal and assist returns highlighted the...

May 31 2017

Grande and friends returning to Manchester for benefit show

Last week (May 22) an explosion at Grande's Manchester Arena concert left 22 people dead and 59 wounded . A new charity is now being set up by Manchester City Council ...

May 31 2017

Jeremy Corbyn WILL take part in the BBC Election Debate

Turning her fire directly on her rival for the premiership, Mrs May said: "He is simply not ready to govern and not prepared to lead". I am ready to go. Jeremy Corbyn was...

May 31 2017

Trump expected to pull out of Paris Climate Agreement

Trump , who has previously called global warming a hoax , has come under concerted pressure from other world leaders to honor the 2015 Paris Agreement , the first to ...

May 31 2017

Car Bomb in Kabul Kills 80

France also reported damage to its own embassy and the German one, but there was no information on possible casualties. The Chinese , Turkish and Iranian embassies a...

May 31 2017

Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK) Value Score to Watch

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in CHK . Pointstate Capital Lp increased Chesapeake Energy Corp (CHK) stake by 688.31% repo...

May 31 2017

Gunman opens fire at private school in Saudi Arabia, US embassy says

Security authorities launched manhunt for the suspect. "There has been a shooting at Kingdom School in Riyadh ", the USA mission said on its Twitter account. According...

May 31 2017

Barcelona make Manchester United's Ander Herrera their number one target

I have spoken personally with him this afternoon, telling him of our decision and he said he was very happy and looking forward to the challenge of coaching Barca", presi...