Stories about World Media

Jun 01 2017

Trump crosses swords with Merkel on trade, defence

Trump met with Merkel in the White House on March 17. Recounting that Mr Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia had been "met with near universal praise" he said that th...

Jun 01 2017

Ariana Grande announced Manchester benefit concert

Grande's concert was attached by Salman Abedi on Monday evening, killing 22 and injuring 119 people. Grande tweeted a statement that says "I'll be returning to the ...

Jun 01 2017

Trump has 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: White House

It would be an understatement to say that President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel did not get along well at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation last week. ...

Jun 01 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security adviser under Carter, dead at 89

The Carter administration also witnessed the transition of Iran into an Islamic republic and the 1979 hostage crisis, as well as the USA arming of mujahideen in Afghani...

Jun 01 2017

Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned United States reliability

In Berlin on Sunday, Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that the United States and Britain may no longer be completely reliable partners. The remarks came soon aft...

Jun 01 2017

Trump will announce decision on climate agreement Thursday

Trump's position on the Paris accord was a focal point of last week's G7 summit in Sicily, at which leaders of the world's six other leading economies pressed him to rene...

Jun 01 2017

United Kingdom stops sharing Manchester attack intelligence with US

The New York Times published online several photos and details from the ongoing investigation on Wednesday, including bits of shrapnel and remains of the clothing worn b...

Jun 01 2017

China factory activity held steady in May, index shows

China's official nonmanufacturing PMI, also released Wednesday, edged up to 54.5 in May from 54.0 in April. Those worries were inflamed last week when Moody's Investors...

Jun 01 2017

Trump to Leave Paris Climate Agreement?

If Trump withdraws from the historic pact, the USA would be one of just three nations not part of the global initiative to reduce planet-warming emissions. An overwhelm...

Jun 01 2017

Massive Kabul truck bomb kills 64, wounds hundreds

Trudeau noted the staff at the Canadian embassy "are safe and accounted for", adding that "Canadians will keep working alongside Afghans as they rebuild and recover". Amn...

Jun 01 2017

Restaurant Offers Deal in Honor of 'Covfefe' Tweet

He deleted the tweet hours later. " Covfefe " soon became the top-trending topic on Twitter. But Varney pressed Lewandowski, asking, "This is the president of the Uni...

Jun 01 2017

BBC Election Debate 2017 start time and line up confirmed

Formal talks on Britain's withdrawal are due to start on June 19, just 11 days after the general election . (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP). The sharp reaction sugges...

Jun 01 2017

Why can't the Afghan government protect Kabul?

In a strongly-worded statement , the Ministry of External Affairs said the continuing violence even during the holy and pious month of Ramzan reflects the diabolical n...

Jun 01 2017

Trudeau addresses Merkel Trump rift, says Canada committed to Europe and US

Merkel also praised India for confirming it will comply with the Paris climate accords - a pledge Trump refused to commit to last week. "I think that it is our resp...

Jun 01 2017

PM's jibe about 'alone and naked' Jeremy Corbyn 'totally inappropriate'

Around 11,130 tweets were sent per minute as she told the presenter: "What I'll be doing is being a difficult woman and ensuring that we're negotiating hard". Questioned ...

Jun 01 2017

Spicer Says 'Small Group' Gets Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet

Calling Trump "the ultimate decision maker" on the issue, Spicer said that two more candidates were coming to the White House Tuesday for interviews -Chris Wray a forme...

Jun 01 2017

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus becomes 'first African' to lead World Health Organization

Nabarro, a WHO insider who has worked for 40 years in worldwide public health, dexcribed himself as a "global candidate". The result was confirmed in a statement by the...

Jun 01 2017

CBS cuts anchor Scott Pelley loose from CBS Evening News

Despite some critical success it has not been able to close the gap. Employees saw movers cleaning out Pelley's desk on Tuesday, but that was reportedly at the request...

Jun 01 2017

Advertisers flee Hannity over debunked Seth Rich conspiracy

On Twitter , advertisers were flooded with angry threats of boycotts if they didn't pull their ads from " Hannity ". For the first time since 2008, Fox News finished...

Jun 01 2017

Trump planning to pull USA out of Paris climate deal

However, we must commit to an even stronger role for states in tackling this and other global issues. Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, refused ...