Stories about World Media

Jun 02 2017

European Union and China backing Paris climate pact after Trump withdrawal

In a commentary published on Friday, Xinhua suggested that no one country was now likely take up leadership of global efforts to fight climate change . Separately on Thu...

Jun 02 2017

Epic Responses to Complicit Ivanka Trump's Hypocritical Statements on Pride Month

After being silent on social media for a few days, first daughter Ivanka Trump emerged on Twitter Thursday night following the conclusion of the Jewish holiday of Shavu...

Jun 02 2017

House committee issues subpoenas; Comey approved to testify

But tonight, the House erupted over a total of seven subpoenas (including the above and three for "unmasking" ), which were signed by GOP House Intelligence Committe...

Jun 02 2017

Israeli-Palestinian peace deal: It's much harder than Trump thinks

In Bethlehem , Trump said he was "truly hopeful" for an end to the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, and added that goodwill from his visit would...

Jun 02 2017

Trump pulls United States out of Paris climate accord

Brown discussed his plans in a telephone interview after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would exit the Paris global climate accord. The Pacific Islands ...

Jun 02 2017

Qatar deports Saudi asylum-seeker to Saudi Arabia: Amnesty

Just 10 days after President Donald Trump called on Muslim countries to stand united against Iran, a public feud between Qatar and some of its Gulf Arab neighbours is...

Jun 02 2017

Abella: Duterte open to back channel talks with terrorists

Padilla himself demonstrated how much martial law as the military and the Duterte regime understand it is in conflict with the fundamentals of human rights. "We need to b...

Jun 02 2017

Labour unveils Brexit team ahead of election

After their failure to predict David Cameron's overall majority in 2015 and last year's referendum vote for Brexit, Britain's polling companies are under pressure to do...

Jun 02 2017

Washington, California, NY unite to back climate accord

That's because it uses more coal than any other country. The landmark agreement intentionally has a flexible, "bottom-up" approach - compared with the previous Kyoto Prot...

Jun 02 2017

Trump Fulfills his Pledge and Quits Paris Climate Deal

Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full implementation, without nuances, of the Paris climate agreement ", Juncker said , and underlined that there can be "no backsli...

Jun 02 2017

Putin Rejects Hacking Or Manipulations In Russian Elections

However, he said it was "theoretically possible" heightened tensions between Moscow and the West could lead some people to launch cyberattacks. Russia's cyber activ...

Jun 02 2017

U.S. Companies and Cities Agree to Uphold Paris Agreement

Trump , who has described climate change as a hoax by the Chinese to hurt USA manufacturing, is honouring a pledge made on the campaign trail to quit Paris and boost ...

Jun 02 2017

Trump undercuts White House messaging in critical remarks about Germany's trade surplus

Ms Merkel had already begun finessing her message on Monday, stressing that she was a "convinced trans-Atlanticist" , a message she repeated after a meeting with visiting...

Jun 02 2017

89 gunmen killed in Philippine urban battle

A final showdown is expected to be fierce as the gunmen protect their leaders and hold hostages, the authorities said . In a video sent on Tuesday on a Telegram channel ...

Jun 02 2017

UK PM May's lead over Labour shrinks

So why didn't the ruling leader of the Conservative Party take part in the debate on Wednesday? Labour success appears to be grounded particularly among younger voters:...

Jun 02 2017

Scott Pelley Becomes Full-Time "60 Minutes" Correspondent After Leaving "CBS Evening News"

Mr. Pelley, who has anchored the evening news show since June 2011, had his office packed up in full view of the newsroom while he was overseas this week on assignment ...

Jun 02 2017

China ready to shoulder responsibility to fight climate change

The Paris accord aims to prevent average temperature around the world from heating up by more than 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) before the end of the cent...

Jun 02 2017

South Africa's ANC wants leaked emails investigated

Zuma told lawmakers on Thursday that all allegations against him were based on hearsay and that newspaper reports didn't constitute evidence that he was party to a pla...

Jun 02 2017

Ariana Grande Plans Manchester Blast Benefit: "We Won't Let Hate Win"

Police said a homemade explosive device detonated near the entrance to the venue, unleashing panic and chaos in the surrounding crowd. She returned home to Florida shor...

Jun 02 2017

Manila: ISIS claims Philippines casino attack, but doesn't give evidence

Police chief dela Rosa said it was possible the Islamic State militant group would claim responsibility for the incident for propaganda purposes. Dela Rosa described ...