Stories about World Media

May 10 2017

4 detained in United Kingdom counter terrorism operation

In another, unrelated operation on Friday, a 47-year-old woman was arrested in east London on suspicion of conspiring to fund and support terrorism. The shooting has be...

May 10 2017

China launches first indigenously-built aircraft carrier Type 001A

On the contrary, India struggles to finish the construction of its home-grow aircraft carrier, the Vikrant. "The country is still in its initial stage of industrialisatio...

May 10 2017

French presidential victor Macron marks key wartime date as markets celebrate

That was when Macron resigned as Hollande's economy minister to embark on his risky presidential run as an independent - a decision received coldly by the French leader...

May 10 2017

McConnell: GOP Healthcare Bill Will Be Simple Majority Vote in Senate

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME, however, says she's not so certain the House plan would protect people from higher costs. 130 million Americans have a pre-existing c...

May 10 2017

82 freed Nigerian schoolgirls arrive in nation's capital

But the discovery of one of the girls with a baby in May 2016 fuelled hopes for their safety, with a further two girls found in later months and a group released in Oct...

May 10 2017

Jakarta governor Ahok gets two years in jail instead of probation

Ahok was sentenced to jail after his conviction on charges of insulting Islam. Blasphemy carries a maximum jail term of five years in Indonesia but the sentence was a...

May 10 2017

Donald Trump dismisses Russian Federation collusion claims as a total hoax

A former senior US law enforcement figure said on Monday she warned President Donald Trump's White House in January about then-national security adviser Michael Flynn bec...

May 10 2017

Trump won't scrap Nafta trade deal 'at this time'

Investors were rethinking their assumptions that Trump would back away from some of the drastic actions on trade that he had promised during the presidential campaign. An...

May 10 2017

Shami named in India's Champions Trophy squad

Experience is of paramount importance in a big tournament like the Champions Trophy". Veteran opener Gautam Gambhir, who has been performing well in the IPL, was not ev...

May 10 2017

Pakistan conveys concerns to Iran over the remarks of Iranian official

The government issued the no-objection certificate to the retired general last month and he left for Riyadh to take charge of his new assignment. Foreign Office mentioned...

May 10 2017

Theresa May 'taking nothing for granted' despite local elections triumph

With more than a quarter of the votes counted, May's party had gained control of seven new councils, added more than 200 new councilors and taken the new position of mayo...

May 10 2017

With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

I attended Marine Le Pen's last rally in the presidential election and spoke to many of her supporters; while the overwhelming majority were working class, a lot of them ...

May 10 2017

Voters in South Korea choosing new president after corruption scandal

It was higher than the previous election's 75.8 percent in 2012. Hong, an outspoken former provincial governor who pitched himself as a "strongman", described the elect...

May 10 2017

White House says fourth detention of USA citizen in N. Korea "concerning"

Tony Kim was an accounting professor at Pyongyang University; he was also teaching other courses. "A relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation into ...

May 10 2017

Oil prices slip as rising U.S. drilling offsets OPEC-led cuts

Despite these statements from Saudi Arabia, crude prices remain near levels seen before OPEC announced its plans to cut late previous year. "Also, we should start to se...

May 10 2017

Watch Donald Trump's Reaction to the White House Correspondent's Dinner

He said a large group of Hollywood actors and Washington media are consoling each other in a hotel ballroom in the nation's capital right now, referring to the annual b...

May 10 2017

European Parliament chief denies British PM's allegations

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 10 2017

Turkey to build border wall with Iran, media reports

Turkey is also building a 900-kilometer wall along the Syrian border to prevent refugees and militants from entering the country. PJAK randomly carries out hit-and-run ...

May 10 2017

Texas AG sues 'sanctuary cities' after state law signed

El Cenizo, near Laredo, said it has offered refuge since before Texas, the largest Republican-controlled state, was part of the United States. Though the bill, Senate B...

May 10 2017

From the Archives: Prince Philip Through the Years

The announcement came after members of the royal staff were summoned to a meeting on Thursday in London , a development that touched off alarms about the health of the q...