Stories about World Media

Jun 01 2017

Trump Plans To Pull US From Paris Climate Accord

Brown said he has not been in touch with the Trump administration ahead of his climate travels, and would not say whether he's planning a separate visit with Presiden...

Jun 01 2017

States, cities pledge action on climate even without Trump

Mr Trump has previously described climate change as a "hoax" while Mr Pruitt, a former attorney general of Oklahoma , holds similar views. Donald Trump is expected to ...

Jun 01 2017

UN Sec. Gen. advocates unity to combat threat from climate change

In his first major speech on climate change since he assumed charge as the head of the UN this January, the UN Secretary-General said the "world is in a mess" and urged t...

Jun 01 2017

UK Labour chief challenges Theresa May to debate as race tightens

This was after all why we were invited and many of us took time out on a bank holiday Monday to be there. She added: "But I am prepared - prepared to take the hard deci...

Jun 01 2017

Corbyn has everything to gain from TV debate

Other members of the panel are UKIP leader Paul Nuttall, SNP deputy leader Angus Robertson, Green co-leader Caroline Lucas and Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood. "Every single ...

Jun 01 2017

Donald Trump to announce decision on Paris agreement tomorrow

At a conference near Los Angeles, Democrat Hillary Clinton , who Trump defeated in the 2016 presidential election, said withdrawing would be a mistake. Alternatively, ...

Jun 01 2017

What is the Paris Climate Agreement?

However, Trump left customary room for backtracking in a tweet Wednesday morning , saying he would make the final decision "over the next few days". "Make America grea...

Jun 01 2017

White House staff 'gnashing their teeth' over 'toxic' Lewandowski's imminent return

He remains an influential confidant within the White House as does his wife, Ivanka Trump. He was responding to reports that Trump is looking for a major shakeup in his...

Jun 01 2017

German foreign minister tries to cool off Merkel-Trump row

The foreign minister later echoed previous statements by Chancellor Angela Merkel , who over the weekend sent shockwaves through Western capitals by arguing that Europe...

Jun 01 2017

PM Modi embarks on Russian Federation tour

There are around 200 Spanish companies operating in India. From Russia, PM Modi will leave for France which will be the concluding part of his tour where he is expected...

Jun 01 2017

May could lose parliament majority

Also due today is a European Commission report into the future of the monetary union, which may suggest the need to issue collective bonds. According to Prime Minis...

Jun 01 2017

Afghanistan: Kabul Attack Death Toll Reaches 90

The bombing raises serious questions about the Afghan government's ability to provide basic security. The German Embassy was extensively damaged, with dozens of windo...

Jun 01 2017

Russian Federation fires cruise missiles at Islamic State targets from Mediterranean

The Russian Defense Ministry added that armed units of the Syrian Democratic Forces , supported by the US, British and French special operations units, had come very clo...

Jun 01 2017

Race for UN health agency chief down to 2 candidates

Nabarro, a WHO insider who has worked for 40 years in worldwide public health, dexcribed himself as a "global candidate". Tedros - who campaigned under his first name -...

Jun 01 2017

Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 9, wounds dozens

The explosion also blew in windows at the Japanese embassy, leaving two staffers with mild injuries, a foreign ministry official in Tokyo said. Islamic State claimed re...

Jun 01 2017

Trump's communications director set to quit

He met separately last December - after the election but before Trump assumed office - with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to Washington , and Sergey Gorkov, t...

Jun 01 2017

Malaysia Airlines flight forced to land after bizarre bomb threat

The plane was parked in a remote bay after it landed. Local media reports suggest he claimed to have explosives. He said the suspect told airline staff he needed ...

Jun 01 2017

Trump expected to keep US embassy in Tel Aviv -- for now

Israel captured Arab East Jerusalem during the 1967 Middle East war and later annexed it, a move not recognised internationally. Officials say, however, that Trump's re...

Jun 01 2017

Information leaked in United States affects Manchester bomb probe

Prime Minister Theresa May said "a significant amount of police activity" and several arrests had led to the level being lowered. MANCHESTER , England- Eight peop...

Jun 01 2017

Trump speaks to Afghan President on phone, condemns Kabul attack

The Taliban denied any involvement with the bombing , and no group has yet claimed responsibility for Wednesday's blast . Indian staff at the embassy are safe , re...