Stories about World Media

Jun 02 2017

UK Remains On Highest Alert, Search Intensifies For Bombing Accomplices

The 22-year-old British suicide bomber who killed 22 people in Manchester allegedly called his mother in Libya hours before the attack and said "forgive me", according ...

Jun 02 2017

Ticket touts attempt to cash in on Manchester charity concert

The 23-year-old singer will be joined at her concert by worldwide artists Justin Bieber , Katy Perry and Coldplay , while Miley Cyrus , Take That , Usher , Pharre...

Jun 02 2017

Local lawmakers, Professor, react to Paris Climate Accord withdrawal

The White House announced on Thursday that the United States will no longer be part of the Paris climate deal, but what does that actually mean? It demonstrates the U.S...

Jun 02 2017

SNP could join 'progressive alternative' to Tories, says Nicola Sturgeon

According to the Ipsos Mori findings, among those who expressed a voting preference and who said that they are either very likely or certain to vote, 43 per cent said the...

Jun 02 2017

Trump signs waiver, won't move embassy to Jerusalem now

To circumvent the 1995 law requiring the embassy to relocate to Jerusalem, each US president since Bill Clinton has signed a waiver every six months to keep the embassy...

Jun 02 2017

Tories climb-down on social care policy

Speaking during a campaign visit to Hull, Mr Corbyn said a Tory U-turn on the "very unsafe and ill thought-out" social care policy would be "extremely welcome". Spin doct...

Jun 02 2017

Trump pulling US from global climate pact, dismaying allies

They include Apple, Google and Walmart. Even fossil fuel companies such as Exxon Mobil, BP and Shell say the United States should abide by the deal. Under former Presid...

Jun 02 2017

Philippines' Duterte says Mindanao rebellion not Maute but 'purely ISIS'

Catholic Church leaders in the Philippines have voiced reservations about the decision by President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the province of Mindan...

Jun 02 2017

PM's Office: 'Disappointed But Hopeful' Over US Embassy Decision

Trump had vowed during his presidential campaign that he would move the US Embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds, a step that would enrage Palestinians and create an global furor....

Jun 02 2017

Two Republican Senators Temper Expectations On Completely Scrapping Health Law

Republicans in the New Hampshire Senate are blocking efforts by Democrats to add items to the budget they're debating in Concord. According to Benen, Trump is likely ...

Jun 02 2017

Police seek information about Manchester attacker's suitcase

Russ Jackson, head of the police Northwest Counterterrorism Unit, said analysis of surveillance camera footage and other evidence had shown that "Abedi himself made mo...

Jun 02 2017

Goldman Sachs Accused Of Tossing 'Financial Lifeline' To Venezuelan Dictator

President Nicolas Maduro claims the opposition is responsible for the violence and he has accused the U.S. of sponsoring the unrest which has been growing since the sta...

Jun 02 2017

8 foreign fighters killed in southern Philippines siege

The pro-ISIS Maute group has proven to be a fierce enemy, clinging on to the heart of Marawi City through days of air strikes the military has said are " surgical...

Jun 02 2017

Philippines soldiers killed in 'friendly fire' air strike

The errant bombing was one of several airstrikes the military conducted Wednesday as troops on the ground tried to dislodge the militants. "We call on the remaining ter...

Jun 02 2017

After dumping Paris climate deal, Donald Trump calls world leaders

On Friday the official Xinhua news agency said in a commentary that Trump's announcement came "to the regret of nearly all", although it was "anything but a surprise"...

Jun 02 2017

36 people killed in Resorts World Manila attack in Philippines

Police said he later killed himself by setting himself on fire. He carried no identity documents, police added. The man ransacked a room and stole gaming chips worth 1 ...

Jun 02 2017

Three lawmakers question Kushner Cos on concerns over White House tie

The White House communications director Michel Dubke has resigned, as US President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul. Despite Spicer's instruction, the ...

Jun 02 2017

Mayor Landrieu criticizes Trump decision on Paris accord

With his decision , Mr Trump says he is protecting the USA economy from a deal that would cost American jobs. Even before announcing plans to pull out of the Paris Ag...

Jun 02 2017

McDonnell, Abbott and Thornberry would get top jobs in Labour cabinet - Corbyn

Corbyn's party has gradually nibbled away at the Conservative lead in the polls, with the campaign back in full swing after the Manchester terror attack. Since then, the ...

Jun 02 2017

Trump blasts 'crooked Hillary' for blaming others for election loss

Hillary Clinton has found plenty of non-Hillary Clinton things to blame for her 2016 loss, including Russia, James B. Comey, debate moderators and misogyny . " Her t...