Stories about World Media

Feb 23 2019

State of emergency declared in Sudan by under-fire president

Sudan has witnessed nearly daily anti-government demonstrations since 19 December, when protesters first took to the streets in anger over an increase in bread prices. "T...

Feb 23 2019

About 80 Jewish Graves Desecrated With Swastikas at Cemetery in France

Macron earlier balked at a call by a lawmaker in his Republic on the Move party to criminalise anti-Zionist statements, which criticise the movement that established Isra...

Feb 23 2019

Dozens die after drinking tainted alcohol in India

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told AFP that state authorities had collated "at least 80" deaths in the districts. The deaths come two weeks after tainted s...

Feb 23 2019

Food Poisoning at Michelin-Starred Restaurant Kills 1, Sickens 29

A woman has died after eating a dish containing morchella mushrooms at RiFF restaurant in Spain. The optician and her son (10) were celebrating her husband's birthday...

Feb 23 2019

Tensions soar between nuclear-armed rivals Pakistan and India

The BCCI has formally asked the cricketing world to sever ties with Pakistan in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack that killed more than 40 CRPF personnel. The neigh...

Feb 23 2019

Turpin captivity case: California torture parents plead guilty

Turpin and his wife, Louise, who shackled some of their 13 children to beds and starved them pleaded guilty on Friday to torture and other abuse. The awful living con...

Feb 23 2019

President Trump nominates Kelly Knight Craft, Kentucky native, as next UN Ambassador

Craft, a Kentucky native, was a member of the United States delegation to the UN General Assembly under President George W. Bush's administration. She was seen as a tou...

Feb 23 2019

New Trump push: Make homosexuality legal everywhere

The initiative is spearheaded by United States Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell , the highest-placed openly gay person in the Trump administration . "Your push to ...

Feb 23 2019

Power struggle turns to music with Venezuela Aid Live concert

The Venezuela Aid Live organisers aimed to "create awareness of the current situation, to reopen the Venezuelan borders in order to get the humanitarian aid in, and to ...

Feb 22 2019

Fox News host unleashes on historian who called out Davos billionaires

Rutger Bregman released footage from his end of his remote interview on Friday in partnership with NowThis News , claiming that " Fox News didn't want you to see" th...

Feb 22 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg Says He’s AGAINST Revoking Shamima Begum’s Citizenship

Home Secretary Sajid Javid made the move after the teenager, who fled London aged 15 to join Isil's self-proclaimed caliphate in Syria , said she wanted to return to t...

Feb 22 2019

US Troops To Remain In Syria After Pullout: White House

An announcement by press secretary Sarah Sanders did not specify where the troops would be based, what their responsibilities would be, or how long they would stay, beyon...

Feb 22 2019

Crown Prince arrives in Beijing; to meet President Xi

Official pictures show the Crown Prince walking along the Badaling, the wall's most popular section, as part of his "historical and cultural landmarks" tour, said the h...

Feb 22 2019

Donald Trump wants ‘6G’ network in America ASAP… it doesn’t exist

It's unclear what the president meant by "blocking out" technologies. Considering that the USA has just charged Huawei , the biggest provider of networking equipment in ...

Feb 22 2019

Corbyn to discuss Brexit impasse with EU's Barnier

Soubry said this "purple movement" - blending the colours of "two broken parties", red Labour and blue Conservative - would likely attract more converts and may somed...

Feb 22 2019

We want Kashmir but not Kashmiris, irony is depressing: Chidambaram

Attorney General (AG) K K Venugopal, appearing for the Centre, said the ministry had issued the requisite advisory to states and Union territories (UTs) on this issue on ...

Feb 22 2019

Main challengers to Netanyahu announce alliance for Israeli polls

Gantz and Lapid, who met overnight, agreed on a "rotation for the prime minister's post" in which Gantz would hold office for the first two and a half years of a new go...

Feb 22 2019

No big surprises in government's Greater Bay plan

A "Greater Bay Area" comprising nine southern Chinese cities, Hong Kong and Macau will be established as a socio-economic hub in a strategic plan that eyes on technolog...

Feb 22 2019

Egypt condemns terror attack on Iran's IRGC forces

According to the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qureshi strongly condemned and offered condolences over the recent terrorist attack in south-eastern Iran. But secur...

Feb 22 2019

IS on brink of defeat in Syria enclave

Baghouz is all that remains for Islamic State in the Euphrates valley region that became its final populated stronghold in Iraq and Syria after it lost its major cities...