Stories about World Media

Feb 18 2019

Youth Strike 4 Climate: Thousands of United Kingdom students march for the planet

A protest was held in Belfast, where students walked out of schools to attend a demonstration at the City Hall. Adults, she said, do not act on climate change because...

Feb 18 2019

Theresa May faces another embarrassing Commons defeat on Brexit

He told Today that he understood a number of ministers had already told Mrs May that if she was unable to secure a Withdrawal Agreement which could command the support ...

Feb 18 2019

Post Pulwama attack, security of 5 separatist leaders withdrawn in Kashmir

Besides the Mirwaiz , the security cover for Abdul Gani Bhat, Bilal Lone, Hashim Qureshi and Shabir Shah has been withdrawn, they said. "No security cover will be pr...

Feb 18 2019

Trump's allies get set for fierce fight over emergency declaration

Trump announced last Friday that he was using his authority under the National Emergencies Act of 1976 to take money from other sources to come up with $8 billion to bu...

Feb 18 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Signs $20B in Investment Deals in Pakistan

He was warmly embraced by PM Imran and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa as he stepped onto a red carpet flanked by a guard of honour. "For Pakistanis,...

Feb 18 2019

Vatican defrocks former US cardinal housed at friary in Kansas

McCarrick's expulsion from the clergy comes a few days before the Pope hosts a summit on the prevention of child abuse. Then-Archbishop of Washington DC, Cardinal Theo...

Feb 18 2019

Japan's PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request - Asahi

Trump was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017 and 2018 , but both documents were determined to have been "forged". The report came after Trump's claim on ...

Feb 18 2019

Rivals accuse each other as Nigeria elections are postponed

This came few hours after the Presidency had issued a stament expressing the president's disappointment with the postponement of the elections. The commission also co...

Feb 18 2019

MSU grad identifed as victim in Aurora shooting

John Probst, an employee at the Henry Pratt Co.in Aurora , told ABC7 that he ran out of the back door as the shooting unfolded on Friday afternoon. According to Aurora...

Feb 18 2019

Take back jihadists, Trump tells Europe

All that remains, said Furat, is an encircled pocket some 700 meters square. But they are holding on to over 1,000 civilians, taking cover among them at the edge of Bagho...

Feb 18 2019

Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Faces Life Sentence, Court Says

They said the range was properly calculated by Manafort's probation officer. The federal prosecutors also want Manafort to pay $24 million in restitution and forfeit mo...

Feb 18 2019

Iran threatens retaliation over vehicle bombing that killed 27

Argentina's President and Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammad Bin Salman will meet Prime Minister Modi next week while PM Modi himself will be going to South Korea on ...

Feb 18 2019

India’s fastest train breaks down a day after its launch

India's fastest train has broken down on its first trip, a day after it was inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi. The unexpected development cast a shadow on its regular...

Feb 18 2019

US aid for Venezuela piles up in Colombia as Maduro digs in

The European Union must recognise Venezuelan congress leader Juan Guaido as the president of the South American country, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Satu...

Feb 15 2019

Snow hits even lower elevations in Hawaii

Several inches of snow fell on Haleakalā, a shield volcano in East Maui. As bad weather continues, the National Weather Service on Tuesday issued a winter storm wat...

Feb 15 2019

British Government Suffers Commons Brexit Defeat

A no-deal Brexit could threaten that relationship. He said it was "incredible" the British Parliament had allowed the Brexit to reach this stage without resolution. A n...

Feb 15 2019

William Barr confirmed as attorney general

Previously attorney general from 1991 to 1993 under President George HW Bush, Mr Barr has won praise from lawmakers in both parties for his expertise and grasp of the wor...

Feb 15 2019

US Rapper Shot Dead By Six Police While Asleep In His Car

As he continued, Marc said he believed the officers scared Willie awake, and instead of firing fatal shots, should have ordered him out the auto. "The driver did not comp...

Feb 15 2019

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa arrested for cyber libel

Last year, the state revoked the site's licence . Rappler chief Maria Ressa will be detained overnight at the National Bureau of Investigation headquarters here aft...

Feb 15 2019

Congresswoman Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame'

Daniel Shapiro, former US ambassador to Israel under former president Barack Obama, added that Omar's "outrageous comments equating politicians' support for Israel wit...