Stories about World Media

Jun 01 2017

Death toll in Sri Lanka mudslides, floods climbs past 200

With less rainfall over the past 24 hours, local authorities with the support from the Sri Lanka Armed Forces and civil society are making progress in clearing roads, fac...

Jun 01 2017

Vice President Pence gives commencement speech at Notre Dame, dozens walk out

WeStaNDFor put out a release last week explaining that they are primarily protesting Pence's opposition to gay rights, his attempts as governor to prevent Syrian refuge...

Jun 01 2017

House Intelligence Committee issues subpoenas in Russian Federation investigation

The subpoenas were announced as the special counsel overseeing the government's investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation has approved former ...

Jun 01 2017

Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate accord

The accord, agreed on by almost 200 countries in Paris in 2015, aims to limit planetary warming in part by slashing carbon dioxide and other emissions from the burning ...

Jun 01 2017

Hillary Clinton Says Russian Misinformation Campaign Was "Guided" by Americans

When asked whether he would have requested the unmasking of a U.S. individual proposing a back-channel between Trump and the Kremlin, Hayden said, "Oh my, yes. "We we...

Jun 01 2017

U.S. grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu

Saying he hoped Trump would go down in history as the president who brought peace to Israelis and Palestinians, Abbas said in English; "I extend my hand to you to be ...

Jun 01 2017

Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal: White House

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the two discussed " the president's upcoming decision of the Paris climate accords ". During Trump's overseas trip l...

Jun 01 2017

Trump Set To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Deal

In a move that's been anticipated for months but still sent shockwaves around the world, President Donald Trump is set to exit the Paris Accord, a landmark global agr...

Jun 01 2017

Labour will do well to lose only 29 seats, says Unite leader

The biggest new source of revenue would come from gradually increasing the corporate tax rate to 26 per cent, which the party says would bring in an extra £19.4 billion a...

Jun 01 2017

Social media rushes to define President Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

On Wednesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sean Spicer held a briefing at the White House, though no cameras were allowed. Coats said he'd been traveling and...

Jun 01 2017

Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer

Jason Miller, the Trump campaign's senior communications adviser, was slated to serve as communications director in the White House , but he stepped aside a few weeks be...

Jun 01 2017

White House communications director stepping down

In confirming his early departure, Dubke told Politico the reasons were "personal", but showered praise on his fellow White House staffers and his time working fo...

Jun 01 2017

PM Modi inaugurates Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Assam

He said the bridge was also a matter of pride for all Indians. "Stress in now being laid on what was never done earlier". The bridge will fill a huge connectivity gap t...

Jun 01 2017

Trump's Personal Attorney Swept Up in Russia-White House Probe

The mood inside the White House is fraught with tension, particularly with the Russian Federation investigation that most staffers are walled off from, the sources sai...

Jun 01 2017

Jared Kushner Didn't Suggest Back Channel, the Russians Did

The intent was to connect Trump's chief national security adviser at the time , Michael Flynn , with Russian military leaders, a person familiar with the discussion...

Jun 01 2017

Taliban Condemns ISIS Terrorist Attack on Kabul

Mirwais Yasini, a lawmaker from the eastern province of Nangarhar who was at the site, said the explosion was so powerful that it caused a 15-metre crater and shattered...

Jun 01 2017

'Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions'

President Trump returned to form after his first trip overseas with a tweetstorm yesterday that signaled he's going to take on scandalous headlines and allegations abou...

Jun 01 2017

John Kelly, Homeland Security Sec, defends back-channel with Russia

Administration officials close to President Donald Trump have been pushing Kushner to step aside while the FBI investigates meetings that Kushner he had with Russian figu...

Jun 01 2017

Trump, Merkel get along well: White House

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made comments Sunday that Europe "must take its fate into its own hands", as the USA and the United Kingdom are looking after their own...

Jun 01 2017

Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul... 1:35 pm Wed

The blast meanwhile displaced many T-walls which were erected to protect the entrance to the Green Zone in Street 17 of Wazir Akbar Khan. German, Pakistani and Japanese...