Stories about World Media

Jun 01 2017

Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel

Other White House officials have come to Kushner's defense as well, including national security adviser H.R. McMaster, who said he was "not concerned" by the reports, and...

Jun 01 2017

World risks 4-year legal grey zone if Trump quits climate pact

The EU-China summit follows a tense global tour by US President Donald Trump in which he spurned pleas by his European counterparts to adhere to the deal. It's true tha...

Jun 01 2017

Trump to announce decision on Paris climate deal

Bush became president in 2001, he shocked the world by announcing that he was unilaterally withdrawing the United States from the Kyoto Protocol (sound familiar?). Pr...

Jun 01 2017

Spicer avoids specifics in first White House press briefing since overseas trip

The White House's troubles make "what was already really hard even harder", said Stier from the Partnership for Public Service. The changes may also include more la...

Jun 01 2017

Gov. Brown to Visit China Seeking Climate Change Support

In a joint statement issued following talks in the Spanish capital between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy, the two countries ...

Jun 01 2017

Haley defends Kushner, says he will continue to do 'his work'

The administration has been fending off questions about a senior aide's alleged attempt to set up a secret back channel of communication with Moscow in the weeks before ...

Jun 01 2017

Trump's use of private cellphone raises security concerns

Mr. Dubke is a veteran Republican operative whose appointment as communications director for the Trump administration raised the eyebrows of many political experts. The ...

Jun 01 2017

Turkish president watches as his security detail beat up protesters in Washington

Video appears to show Erdogan's bodyguards violently breaking up a protest this week while Erdogan was visiting Washington . "What we saw yesterday - a violent attack ...

Jun 01 2017

Macedonian lawmakers face vote that could end stalemate

Former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski's conservative party won the elections but fell short of a parliamentary majority. Ethnic Albanians make up between 25% and 30% ...

Jun 01 2017

Illinois House passes $15 minimum wage bill

The Senate adjourned less than an hour before the deadline, failing to pass a budget during the legislative session for the third consecutive year. Activists with the...

Jun 01 2017

Brazil's Temer deploys military to quell violent protests

If pushed out, Temer - who has no vice president - would be replaced by a candidate chosen by Congress until after the next elections in October 2018. Tadeu Filippell...

Jun 01 2017

Chinese maker of Ivanka Trump shoes denies labor violations

Li said he is sending video footage shot by Su at the Jiangxi factory to Ivanka Trump's company. The trials of three Guangdong labor activists previous year, which resu...

Jun 01 2017

Nomura admits part in Goldman Venezuelan bond deal

The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday that Goldman Sachs Asset Management purchased $ 865 million of bonds from the Venezuela state oil producer Petroleos de ...

Jun 01 2017

Islamic State fighters seal off Mosul mosque preparing for last stand

Iraqi forces, backed by air cover from a USA -led coalition, are now engaged in a widespread offensive to dislodge Daesh from Mosul , the terrorist group's last strongho...

Jun 01 2017

Tillerson: Trump put 'pressure' on Netanyahu and Abbas to revive negotiations

Mr. Trump has called achieving peace between Israelis and the Palestinians "the ultimate deal", as if reconciling two of the world's most implacable foes were merely a ...

Jun 01 2017

Mulvaney Slams Democratic 'Demagoguery' About White House Budget

Here is President Trump's main problem in regard to keeping his campaign promises, like tax cuts: He needs to get his budget through Congress, complete with massive s...

Jun 01 2017

Corbyn will join TV election debate, but without May

Mrs May announced soon after declaring the snap election for June 8 that she would break with the precedent set by predecessor David Cameron and refuse to take part in li...

Jun 01 2017

From no-hoper to crowd-puller, British Labour leader Corbyn gains ground

The seat-by-seat prediction by market research company YouGov for The Times daily suggested that the Conservatives were on course to win 310 seats in the election - s...

Jun 01 2017

Two militants killed in Sopore encounter

Yesterday, four police personnel were injured in a militant grenade attack near police station Sopore. "Two militants were killed in the encounter", he added. The encount...

Jun 01 2017

Wilbur Ross heartened by lack of protestors in Saudi Arabia

Saudi King Salman on Monday described US President Donald Trump's visit to the Muslim kingdom in the Gulf as a "turning point" in relations between the two countrie...