Stories about World Media

Jun 04 2017

London Bridge attackers stabbed police officer, wore fake explosive vests

The attackers, wielding blades and knives, then ran down a set of stairs into Borough Market where they stabbed people in several different restaurants. "Although he is...

Jun 04 2017

Conservatives send new mixed message on tax as United Kingdom election nears

One in three people - 35% - now support Jeremy Corbyn , an increase of six points for the Labour leader. Support for the Conservatives now stands at 43%, while La...

Jun 04 2017

Ireland elects openly gay prime minister

Varadkar said that he was "honored" and "humbled" and would accept the " enormous challenge " ahead of him, the BBC reported. Kenny stepped down this week as leader...

Jun 04 2017

Trump supporters rally outside White House for 'Pittsburgh Not Paris' event

Demonstrators gathered for two hours near the statue of General Jackson in Lafayette Square, just outside the White House. Qassemi added that the Islamic Republic belie...

Jun 04 2017

United Nations chief urges world to rally behind Paris climate accord

As the US flirts with fleeing the Paris climate-change accord , Canada is aligning itself with the world's other two largest economies to take a global leadership role i...

Jun 04 2017

NewsAlert: 12 people arrested after London Bridge attack, police say

In his statement on Saturday night, issued as the London Bridge attack unfolded, Khan said: "Metropolitan police are responding to the horrific terrorist attack at L...

Jun 04 2017

Emmanuel Macron says Donald Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

I don't believe in diplomacy by public abuse, but in my bilateral dialogues I won't let anything pass." . Emmanuel Macron veered away from Donald Trump , greeting hi...

Jun 04 2017

Gianluigi Buffon Vows to Take Another Shot at the Champions League

My age is just a number. "I feel like a young boy". Record-breaker Ronaldo became the first player to net in three finals, bagged his 600th career goal and Real's 500t...

Jun 04 2017

Trump lashes out as US-Germany rift deepens

Twelve years in power and facing a hard election in September, she struck out at the least popular man in Europe: Donald Trump . Ms Merkel said she and PM Modi had dis...

Jun 04 2017

China vows to uphold Paris climate pact after Donald Trump withdraws US

Trump's silhouette onto the side of the United States embassy along with the words "#TotalLoser, so sad!" Trump himself declined to answer when a reporter asked him t...

Jun 04 2017

Turkey summons USA envoy over 'security lapses' in Erdogan visit

The incident took place on May 16 when Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was visiting the USA capital along with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his officia...

Jun 04 2017

Five dead as cyclone batters Bangladesh

Cyclone Mora made landfall at 06:00 local time (00:00 GMT) between the fishing port of Cox's Bazar and the city of Chittagong, with winds of up to 117 km/h (73mph), ...

Jun 04 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Vows 'More Decisive Action Than Ever' On Climate

Indeed, the animus for the President is so bad in Germany, that Der Spiegel , the country's equivalent of Time magazine, summed up Trump's visit with an op-ed that concl...

Jun 04 2017

Paris Climate Deal an 'article of faith'

French President Emmanuel Macron met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday in Russian Federation just days after the United States withdrew from the Paris...

Jun 04 2017

Eight police fired 50 bullets to stop London attackers

The attack began at about 10 p.m. local time Saturday, when three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge , police said. Police haven't said. "He's lived her...

Jun 04 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korea says

The Joint Chief of Staff of the South Korean army said that the projectile was "assumed to be a missile of the Scud series" and had a flight distance of 450 kilometres. T...

Jun 04 2017

Mashal Khan was murdered according to plan, reveals investigation

He had protested over the issue of university not having a vice chancellor after the previous one retired, as the absence of one would hinder the students from getting th...

Jun 04 2017

Four French Citizens Injured In London Attacks

The assault unfolded - and ended - quickly, with police fatally shooting the three attackers within eight minutes. One told the BBC a white van veered off the road and st...

Jun 04 2017

Ariana Grande concert will go on as planned after London terror attack

Late Saturday, police said a van plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge and that assailants went on a stabbing rampage at nearby Borough Market. Grande tweeted over...

Jun 04 2017

London attackers kill seven, PM May says "enough is enough"

May called for internet companies to regulate extremism, but said "safe spaces in the real world" needed to be rooted out, too. Police officers escort a woman to a pol...