Stories about World Media

Mar 03 2019

Ex-premier's son dies in Algeria protests

Large-scale demonstrations - rarely seen in Algeria with its ubiquitous security services - against Bouteflika's re-election move began a week ago, but Friday saw the b...

Mar 03 2019

Thousands stranded in Bangkok as flights affected by India-Pak tensions

TAT would like to advise tourists travelling on flights between Thailand and Europe to check official announcements from airlines or airport authorities. "There are 4,0...

Mar 03 2019

Slovenian president says 'a lot' of European Union states would back Brexit extension

The bloc's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has labelled the backstop as an "insurance" but has moved to try and ease fears by reiterating that it would not be ...

Mar 03 2019

Quake hits Southern Peru, 7.0 on Richter magnitude scale hits

The temblor's epicenter was 27 kilometers (16 miles) north-northeast of Azangaro and it had a depth of around 260 kilometers (160 miles). According to the United State...

Mar 03 2019

At least 10 killed in Somalia gun battle

The hotel is patronized by government officials, and the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab has targeted it multiple times in attacks that have killed scores of people. Death toll...

Mar 03 2019

Sen. Sanders Won't Ask Hillary for 2020 Advice: 'I Think Not'

The Democrats in the 2020 race have taken varied approaches to Trump, with some avoiding saying his name entirely, while others make implicit critiques of his presidenc...

Mar 03 2019

United States steps up Venezuela sanctions with six officials targeted over aid block

The US Treasury said the six current or former security officials controlled groups that blocked humanitarian aid from reaching people in Venezuela last weekend from neig...

Mar 03 2019

Family pug seized, sold on eBay by German town over unpaid taxes

Edda the pug was seized previous year from a family living in Ahlen over unpaid taxes, including a dog tax, English-language broadcaster Deutsche Welle reported. "No enfo...

Mar 03 2019

West Va. GOP condemns anti-Muslim signs at capitol

Potter says the exhibitor was asked to remove the sign. House Speaker Roger Hanshaw announced the resignation of Sergeant at Arms Anne Lieberman in a motion on the Ho...

Mar 03 2019

Trump rouses right with prediction of a big 2020 win

He said that moving ahead with the order doesn't set a bad precedent for future administrations because Democrats are "going to do that anyway, folks". The executive...

Mar 03 2019

Kim summit: N.Korean leader talks up denuclearisation

While Trump indicated a more flexible stance in the run-up to the Hanoi summit, critics had warned that he risked squandering vital leverage over North Korea if he gave...

Mar 02 2019

Huawei pleads not guilty in US case

The company and its CFO Meng Wanzhou, also face a separate indictment in NY for allegedly breaching United States sanctions on Iran. In particular, the decision to prosec...

Mar 02 2019

"Probable" PG&E's equipment an ignition point of Camp wildfire, utility says

Investigators have determined that PG&E caused 18 wildfires in 2017. "Based on these facts, the company is including a $10.5 billion pre-tax charge related to third-p...

Mar 02 2019

Jay Inslee launches 2020 presidential bid with focus on climate change

The two-term governor, who previously served seven terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, enters a crowded field of candidates, many of whom have better name recog...

Mar 02 2019

France and Germany tell UK decisions needed for ‘orderly’ Brexit

French President Emmanuel Macron , left, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris , Wednesday, Feb. "If the decision ...

Mar 02 2019

Several Inches Of Snow Expected Sunday

Scenario #2 . A few models (namely the GFS operational) favor an nearly everybody gets snow solution, putting 3 to 6+ inches of accumulation over most of New Jersey (exce...

Mar 02 2019

British PM opens door to possible delayed Brexit

In the aftermath of Wednesday's vote, Corbyn said: "We will back a public vote in order to prevent a damaging Tory Brexit or a disastrous no deal outcome". Despite Mr Cor...

Mar 02 2019

Hamza bin Laden stripped of Saudi citizenship after $1m U.S. reward

Saudi Arabia stripped Osama bin Laden's nationality in 1994 while he was living in exile in Sudan. In 2011, USA special forces killed Osama Bin Laden in a compound in A...

Mar 02 2019

Auto bomb targets Mogadishu hotel, killing at least 11

The stepped-up USA action comes at a time of renewed terror attacks by al-Shabab in Mogadishu , the country's capital. Many victims of Thursday's attack suffered horri...

Mar 02 2019

Anger over 'forced' video of Indian pilot amid new Kashmir deaths

He was captured by Pakistani authorities on February 27 after his MiG 21 Bison went down during a dogfight with Pakistani jets. "While in captivity, he was treated wi...