Stories about World Media

Jun 02 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter's National Security Adviser, Dies

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

Jun 02 2017

CT environmentalists vow to go it alone after Trump's Paris exit

But those targets are largely voluntary, and Trump has already made clear that he views environmental regulations as an obstacle to his goal of creating jobs and ensuring...

Jun 02 2017

Rajoy And Modi Boost Bilateral Relations Between Spain And India

India and Spain signed seven agreements across multiple sectors following delegation-level talks, co-chaired by Prime Minister Modi and his Spanish counterpart Rajoy i...

Jun 02 2017

Trump pulls U.S. out of global climate change accord

Trump met Wednesday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has favored remaining in the agreement. The accord requires the 195 signatories - almost every country in t...

Jun 02 2017

Trump confirms U.S. will withdraw from Paris climate change agreement

Climate action will continue, it will just disperse to cities, states and towns across America, especially California, and to an emerging alliance between the European Un...

Jun 02 2017

Emmanuel Macron visits French troops posted to Mali on anti-jihad mission

He is due to speak with Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita during his short visit. The meeting comes days before the G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily, on May 26-27, b...

Jun 02 2017

In Saudi Arabia, Trump admits India is 'victim of terrorism'

Putting a fine point on the spin that President Donald Trump's trip to the Middle East has been a glowing , peace-dealing success, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross ...

Jun 02 2017

Trump waives law requiring U.S. to move embassy to Jerusalem

Israel considers the holy city to be its capital and insists the city must not be divided; Palestinians claim east Jerusalem as the capital for a future, independent st...

Jun 02 2017

Trump pulls plug on climate accord

We'll see if we can make a deal. During that time, Trump said , he hopes to negotiate a new agreement "on terms that are fair to the United States". The United States ...

Jun 02 2017

Israeli minister in rare meeting with Palestinian PM

Embassy would spark unrest among his country's large Palestinian population. "We will move the American embassy to the eternal capital of the Jewish people, Jerusalem",...

Jun 02 2017

Trump pulls US out of world climate change deal

Abandoning the Paris pact would isolate the US from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by red...

Jun 02 2017

Trump signs waiver keeping United States embassy in Tel Aviv - for now

Bush and Barack Obama all signed these waivers routinely every six months. But he has since downplayed the urgency and raised questions about not wanting to hinder Isra...

Jun 02 2017

Elon Musk threatens to leave Trump advisor role over Paris accord

I'm fighting every day for the great people of this country. White House officials were unable to provide firm details about how and when the USA would leave, but ack...

Jun 02 2017

Trump delays law requiring United States to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

In his statement Thursday, Spicer said Trump made the decision partly to "maximize the chances" of a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Mr. Trump made no...

Jun 02 2017

Trump says United States to quit Paris climate pact; allies voice dismay

Instead, the Paris targets became "nationally determined", which allowed Obama to use his executive powers to adopt the deal on behalf of the United States , upsetting m...

Jun 02 2017

Bernie Sanders Rips Paris Climate Withdrawal As An "International Disgrace"

Implementing the pact would have the United States cost trillions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of lost industrial job, with massive reductions to the production o...

Jun 02 2017

Corbyn insists he won't soften United Kingdom foreign policy

British voters will go to the polls on 8 June that will decide whether May, from the centre-right Conservatives, or Corbyn of the leftist Labour Party, gets to sit down...

Jun 02 2017

Trump blasted for ditching Paris climate change accord: 'Shameful'

Hsiang, and Edward Miguel . The accord, which has been endorsed by 195 countries, is technically legally binding, though its powers for enforcement are fairly weak. "Th...

Jun 02 2017

Trump to announce withdrawal from Paris climate deal

An analysis by the team behind the Climate Action Tracker website projects that Trump's various pro-fossil-fuel policies could potentially keep usa emissions roughly fl...

Jun 02 2017

Buchanan urges Trump to keep USA in climate accord

A White House official said the couple instead attended service at synagogue for the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. But even numerous businesses Trump wants to protect ...