Stories about World Media

May 10 2017

ISIS Claims it Beheaded a Russian Intelligence Officer

Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of the Russian General Staff, speaks to the media in the Defense Ministry in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 5, 2017. The rest of the video showcas...

May 10 2017

Former top USA justice official to testify on Flynn-Russia links

White House press secretary Sean Spicer told the daily briefing on Monday: "It's true that President Obama made it known that he wasn't exactly a fan of General Flynn's"...

May 10 2017

Germany arrests second soldier in alleged far-right plot

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has promised a full investigation into the plot. The suspect, identified only as Maximilian T., 27, was stationed at the sa...

May 10 2017

Labour loses out as SNP and Tories snap up seats

Professor Curtice said the Tories had failed to open a large gap between them and Labour , and that Kezia Dugdale's party was "down but not out". However, with Labour'...

May 10 2017

Fireworks cache explodes in Mexico, killing at least 12

Nine people were killed on the spot and five more died after being taken to nearby hospitals. The news comes just five months after more than 30 people were killed and ...

May 10 2017

SC holds Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court

Mallya, left India in March past year on a diplomatic passport to the United Kingdom and has not joined investigations by the Enforcement Directorate, Central Bureau of I...

May 10 2017

Macedonian president pleas for calm after violence in parliament

Demonstrators rushed into the parliament building and assaulted several lawmakers following a controversial vote to elect a new parliament speaker. Some scores of protest...

May 10 2017

Trump's Muslim comments could haunt him in travel ban appeal

If the administration loses in either of the appeals courts, its lawyers are likely to appeal to the Supreme Court. Like a previous injunction imposed by a federal court ...

May 10 2017

ISIS chief in Afghanistan killed in April raid, USA military says

The head of the Islamic State's Afghan affiliate was killed in an April 27 raid that cost the lives of two U.S. Army Rangers, the Pentagon announced Monday. The ISIS-...

May 10 2017

North Korea's missile test fuels geopolitical tensions

The US supply ship is expected to support America's naval fleet in the Pacific, possibly including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, which remains on high alert over ...

May 10 2017

Syrian FM: No international force for Syria safe zones

Mattis said. However, a USA assistant secretary of state monitored the talks in the Kazakh capital Astana, Mattis said. "We need a lot more detail", said a council dipl...

May 10 2017

Indonesia courts jails Jakarta's Christian governor for blasphemy against Islam

The charge related to a reference by Basuki Tjahaja Purnama - better known by his nickname Ahok - to a Quranic verse in his re-election campaign last September. Thousan...

May 10 2017

Wall Street flat; fear barometer falls to 1993 low

Fading political risk following France's election of centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron over eurosceptic Marine Le Pen, a strong United States results season, and an im...

May 10 2017

New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in native Gaza

After his release in 1992, Haniyeh along with other senior Hamas leaders and over 400 other activists were deported to South Lebanon, where they spent more than a year ...

May 10 2017

Trump administration delays Paris climate agreement decision

Trump intended on making an announcement before attending the Group of Seven nations summit in Sicily, Italy, on May 26-27, but now, he's going to make a decision after t...

May 10 2017

Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

Spicer also said the reason Yates was asked to return to the White House the day after she met with its counsel is because she had done an inadequate job in that first...

May 10 2017

Detention of U.S. citizen by North Korea 'concerning' - White House

He was living in China near the border with North Korea and working in a special economic zone in the largely isolated country as president of a trade and hospitality com...

May 10 2017

Obama starts defining his new role in the age of Trump

Yates explained that any official publicly repeating the lie that Flynn had not discussed sanctions with Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, was increasing the ...

May 10 2017

What does President Macron mean for Brexit?

European stock markets edged down in early trading yesterday as investors were expecting Macron to win. Mr Macron's opponent, Marine Le Pen, had promised to extricate F...

May 10 2017

New Hamas chief makes 1st public appearance in native Gaza

Haniyeh used to be active within the "Islamic bloc, the student arm of the Muslim Brotherhood, where from Hamas has emerged". It has also dropped explicit language call...