Stories about World Media

May 11 2017

After razor-thin win, BC Premier Christy Clark speaks to lieutenant-governor

British Columbia's ruling Liberal Party is poised to win a general election in the Western Canadian province on Tuesday thanks to late gains, a polling group said on the ...

May 11 2017

Venezuelan president, amid demands to resign, calls for a new constitution

National Guard troops shot tear gas in a district of west Caracas towards hundreds of opposition protesters standing around waiting to march. It was likely to sharp...

May 11 2017

Trump focuses on first 100 day successes, triumphs in weekly address

In just the last few days, for instance, Trump has lashed out at federal judges, threatened to pull out of NAFTA, demanded payment from South Korea for a U.S. "I could no...

May 11 2017

United Kingdom election: Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

The Tories gained 164 local government seats north of the border in Thursday's polls, though the SNP still comfortably won the most votes and seats in Scotland. Hours ea...

May 11 2017

Senate Intelligence Committee invites Comey to appear next Tuesday

In a letter addressed to Comey, Trump advised the director that he was dismissing him on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The officials said Come...

May 11 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Funding for UNESCO will be frozen

The resolution also refers to UN Security Council Resolution 2334, which in December declared all Israeli settlements, including in East Jerusalem , illegal under global...

May 11 2017

Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director 'domestic matter'

CNN has reported that deputy director Andrew McCabe now acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, according to a message sent to Federal Bureau of Investigation em...

May 11 2017

Riyadh first stop in Trump's inaugural overseas trip

During planned meetings with Muslim leaders, Trump will introduce an agenda aimed at countering Islamic radicalism, stemming funding to terrorist organizations, identif...

May 11 2017

China Says It Tested New Missile in Northeastern Sea

China's military has conducted live-fire drills and weapons tests in the northeastern Bohai Sea close to the Korean peninsula, the country's defense ministry said on Tues...

May 11 2017

South Korea's leader willing to visit North, talk to US, China

Moon won 41 percent of the vote followed by conservative Hong Jun-pyo with 24 percent and centrist Ahn Cheol-soo with 21 percent. The newly-elected President also took ...

May 11 2017

I'll visit Kim if it brings peace, says South Korea's new president

Mr Moon's election could add volatility to relations with Washington, given his questioning of the Thaad deployment, but was not expected to change the alliance significa...

May 11 2017

US warns citizens against travel to North Korea after fourth arrest

The report said he had worked for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, the only privately funded university in North Korea and a school that is also unus...

May 11 2017

Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

Without a 44-seat majority in the legislature, either the Liberals or NDP would have to negotiate with the Greens to form a government. They could support either the Li...

May 11 2017

Chibok girls released by Boko Haram in swap deal

Boko Haram fighters stormed the girls' school on the evening of April 14, 2014, and kidnapped 276 teenaged girls who were preparing to sit high school exams . Experts als...

May 11 2017

US executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case

He first killed Cecil Boren and, during a police chase, he killed Michael Greenwood in a auto crash. Greenwood was a father, with 5-year-old Kayla at home, and his wife, ...

May 11 2017

German local vote is test for Merkel's challenger

Popular SPD state premier Torsten Albig, 53, has led a coalition of SPD, Greens, and local Danish minority party SSW since 2012. Merkel s party has seen a comeback, aft...

May 11 2017

Islamic State kills 2 in attack on Iraqi Kurdish base

Iraqi security forces are expected to begin an offensive to drive out the Islamic State from the Anbar province once it finishes doing so in the city of Mosul , Iraqi N...

May 11 2017

China's Xi Congratulates South Korea's Moon on Becoming President

The Washington Post said Moon's policy of embracing the North could bode ill for Seoul-Washington relations. Seoul has raised suspicions that Beijing is retaliating aga...

May 11 2017

Israel rebukes Sweden for supporting UNESCO resolution

The Foreign Minister expressed his dissatisfaction with those countries that did not vote in favor of the resolutions, considering their move as an encouragement to the o...

May 11 2017

US President Donlad Trump approves plan to arm Syrian Kurds

US officials said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump had approved supplying arms to the YPG to support an operation to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic ...