Stories about World Media

May 09 2017

Trump calls Macron to congratulate him on election win

Macron, Hollande's former economy minister, started his own independent movement En Marche ("On The Move") in April previous year but has no party structure behind him....

May 09 2017

Threat closes Colorado school after Trump pinata allegation

It's not clear if the threats were related to the Cinco de Mayo incident. Foster said he became aware last Friday of social media posts of a Cinco De Mayo event at th...

May 09 2017

Spanish naval ship saves 651 migrants in Mediterranean

An increasing number of Syrian families are said to be among those making the treacherous journey from Libya where a breakdown of law and order has allowed people smugg...

May 09 2017

Passengers in car when Jordan Edwards was shot recall ordeal

Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that such investigations and edicts aimed at reforming problematic police departments "can reduce morale of the police off...

May 09 2017

Texas governor signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

Abbott on Sunday, in a surprise Facebook Live broadcast where he signed the bill. Every major police chief in Texas, which includes some of the largest cities in the ...

May 09 2017

French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead

French researchers largely supported Macron, it seems. So let's look at what Macron's victory has achieved and what he still needs to prove. Philippe Braud, professor e...

May 09 2017

Israel foreign ministry to reject call to remove United Nations from Jerusalem headquarters

This week UNESCO's executive board passed a resolution that criticises Israel's actions in occupied Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, with Palestinian leaders hailing the m...

May 09 2017

Lawsuit filed to preserve Confederate statue in New Orleans

After some false starts, the city's quest to remove the four monuments steamed ahead last month when a three-judge panel with the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals tossed...

May 09 2017

Somalia Raid Kills Shabab Leader and 3 Associates

The raid was part of the country's renewed effort to rout the Shabab, the Islamist militant group. Monday's attack comes hours after a landline killed three soldiers an...

May 09 2017

Chinese lawyer says confession wasn't forced

After learning the news of Chen's arrest, Fu told the U.S. State Department and his associates in Thailand, who found her in the jail. Xie's former lawyer, Chen Jiangan...

May 09 2017

Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander

Gen. John Nicholson, commander of USA forces in Afghanistan, said Logari was the second ISIS leader in Afghanistan to be killed in the last nine months. "They are still f...

May 09 2017

English losing importance in Europe: EU chief

In addition to the some 3.2 million European citizens in the United Kingdom, privileges must also apply to frontier workers who commute to Britain, people who have worked...

May 09 2017

Ex-Obama administration officials to testify in Trump-Russia probe

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates offered her version of what took place on the drafting of the order during a Senate subcommittee hearing devoted largely to her...

May 09 2017

Questions over value of NAPLAN test

It is estimated that by the time this year's Year 9 students finish school in 2020, one in 10 students will have failed to pass all three tests. Students who reach year...

May 09 2017

5 things we learned from the Sally Yates hearing

Yates pointed out the very obvious, that you don't want your NSA to be compromised by Russian Federation. Meanwhile we have a president who won an election with the hel...

May 09 2017

Suspect in slaying of Boston doctors to appear in court on Monday

The doctors' throats were slashed and each of them had their hands tied, the Boston Globe reported, citing unnamed sources. Officers shot back at Teixeira and he was in...

May 09 2017

French president-elect Emmanuel Macron hails 'new page of our history'

Mr Putin has repeatedly denied interfering in the elections of any foreign countries, and rejected previous allegations about Kremlin-backed hacking operations. Greece ...

May 09 2017

Indonesia to disband hard-line Islamic group Hizbut

He said dissolution of the group would be achieved through the courts. Indonesia is taking steps to disband the local chapter of an worldwide Islamic group that seeks t...

May 09 2017

Theresa May's Conservatives open up record lead, latest poll

The SNP took 32.3 per cent of the vote, which is unchanged from the last council election in 2012 but down from 46.5 per cent of the "first past the post" constituency vo...

May 09 2017

Nicola Sturgeon hails 'fantastic' result in Glasgow despite failing to win power

The party secured 13,741 on first preference votes, doubling its number of seats in the local authority area. The new SNP leader of Glasgow City Council has said she is...