Stories about World Media

May 09 2017

Jakarta governor given 2-year prison sentence for blasphemy

Jakarta's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, also known as Ahok, reacts inside the courtroom during his blasphemy trial at the auditorium of the Agriculture Ministry, in J...

May 09 2017

Facebook hires 3 000 extra people to review violent content

In a statement published to Facebook on Wednesday, Zuckerberg says it is "heartbreaking" to see videos streamed or posted to the platform showing users "hurting themsel...

May 09 2017

Travel ban arguments focus on Trump's comments about Muslims

Acting U.S. Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall argued in a federal appeals court in Richmond, Virginia on Monday that President Donald Trumps travel ban executive order w...

May 09 2017

Tiffany Trump is going to Georgetown Law

The Daily Mail first reported Trump's law school plans. She will be following in the footsteps of her sister Ivanka Trump, who attended Georgetown University for her fir...

May 09 2017

Philippines denies China hand in ASEAN statement

However, leaders of the region agreed a framework of the code of conduct in the disputed South China Sea must be completed by the middle of the year to avoid further tens...

May 09 2017

Reporter Detained, Threatened at Sleazy Kushner Family Event in Beijing

The visa program touted in China by the family of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has always been targeted for reform in Washington, accused by its critics of ...

May 09 2017

Sister of Donald Trump's senior adviser solicits Chinese investment

Nicole Kushner Meyer mentioned her brother over the weekend at an investment conference in Beijing while she pitched the audience on a development in Jersey City, One...

May 09 2017

Obama Warned Trump Against Hiring Mike Flynn

Yates added that McGahn asked for - and was granted - the chance to examine the materials that led the Justice Department to their conclusion. Clapper was also testifying...

May 09 2017

Police evacuate Paris' Gare du Nord station

Police came into the station around 11pm local time (midnight BST) and within minutes the entire station, which serves as the terminus of the Eurostar and is a hub for na...

May 09 2017

Pakistan protests over unprovoked firing at Chaman border

The Afghan troops started shelling in Kali Luqman and Kali Jahangir area of Chaman district. It was the second time this year that the Chaman border crossing was sealed...

May 09 2017

Comey's testimony causes spike in lookups of 'nauseous'

And I think that that was a horrendous decision on his part and one that he should and probably does regret. Grassley has also focused on the clear conflicts of interes...

May 09 2017

Theresa May 'not taking anything for granted' after Labour's local election rout

The Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, has been putting a fearless face on the results all day, describing them as "challenging" but not "the wipeout that some people pre...

May 09 2017

N. Korea detains 4th American over alleged hostile acts

The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) was founded by evangelical Christians and opened in 2010 . "A relevant institution is now conducting detailed...

May 09 2017

Trump calls Yates' testimony 'old news' in quick response to Senate testimony

It had the makings of a Cold War whodunit: The attorney general tells the White House that the Russians have "kompromat" on the president's national security adviser - bu...

May 09 2017

Hillary Clinton Rips Hackers, Blasts Media In A Single Tweet

Not only did Clinton's tweet call out Republicans and urge Americans to "fight back" against the risky Republican health care plan, but she also encouraged them to suppor...

May 09 2017

Iran warns Pakistan on safe guarding terrorist havens

Iran's warning that it might be considering its version of "surgical strikes" comes after 10 of its border guards were killed by a group identified as Jaish-al-Adl which ...

May 09 2017

North Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

Kim worked for Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, which is an unusual institution for North Korea. The North has been accused of holding Americans on wha...

May 09 2017

Warren Buffett To Shareholders: 'We Messed Up By Not Investing In Amazon'

The April 9 episode caught on video showed David Dao, a doctor, being pulled from a United seat to make way for a crew member, resulting in a broken nose and concussion. ...

May 09 2017

Trump tabs Minnesota Justice Stras for federal appeals court

Supreme Court. The New York Times says the president will nominate Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras to the 8th Circuit, which represents much of the Midw...

May 09 2017

One For The Bloopers: Emmanuel Macron Practises Victory Speech. On Air

A poll of almost 7,000 voters on Sunday by Harris Interactive found that 59 percent of Macron's voters had chosen him primarily to stop Le Pen becoming president, reflect...