Stories about World Media

Jun 05 2017

Putin on US Exit From Paris Agreement: 'Don't Worry, Be Happy'

It has overtaken the U.S.in transitioning to renewable energy, generating a fifth of its electricity from renewable sources. Jeff Immelt, chief executive officer of US ...

Jun 05 2017

Most Americans want Senate to change or ditch House health care bill

About 75 percent of those surveyed say the bill passed by the House doesn't fulfill Trump's promises on health care. The survey also finds that almost half of Americans...

Jun 05 2017

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE cut links with Qatar

Bahrain, a close ally of Saudi Arabia, said it cut relations "on the insistence of the state of Qatar to continue destabilizing the security and stability of the Kingdo...

Jun 05 2017

Iran calls for peaceful solution to Gulf crisis

Qatar's foreign ministry said it regretted the measures by its fellow Arab nations, calling the decisions "unjustified". Oil prices rose more than 1 per cent in the a...

Jun 05 2017

Dubai stock index drops on opening after Qatar rift

Kristian Ulrichsen, a Gulf expert at the U.S-based Baker Institute, said if Qatar's land borders and air space were closed for any length of time "it would wreak havoc on...

Jun 05 2017

UK police detain a "number of people" over London Bridge attack

I froze because I didn't know what to do", Mark Roberts, a 53-year-old management consultant, told Reuters . London police said more officers - armed and unarmed - w...

Jun 05 2017

After Manchester bombing, UK reels under another terror attack

Searches were continuing at both addresses, police added. Locals reported hearing "loud flash bangs and gunshots" around 4.15am, The Independent reports. The paper ...

Jun 05 2017

United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn: "difficult" talks needed with Saudis after London attack

Fallon told the UK's Daily Telegraph newspaper that the Conservative Party would not hike the top rate of income tax, striking a contrast with the main opposition Labo...

Jun 05 2017

Yemen Follows Gulf Allies By Cutting Relations With Qatar

Saudi Arabia and Iran are at odds over a number of regional issues, including Iran's nuclear program and what Saudis see as Tehran's growing influence in the kingdom's s...

Jun 05 2017

100000 children in dangerous conditions in Mosul

Iraqi commanders say the offensive, which recently entered its eight month, will mark the end of the Islamic State caliphate in Iraq , but concede the group will likel...

Jun 05 2017

House Intel Committee Issues New Subpoenas

Democrats have pushed Nunes to relinquish his power over subpoenas - the strongest tool they have to use in their investigative toolbox - and instead hand the power to ...

Jun 05 2017

Etihad airline suspends flights to Qatar

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain closed transport links with top liquefied natural gas (LNG) and condensate shipper Qatar, accusing it of sup...

Jun 05 2017

Yemen cuts diplomatic ties with Qatar

Emirates Airlines has released a statement regarding flights to Qatar , following the closure of air, land and sea space to Qatari transport . This had angered Saudi...

Jun 05 2017

London terror attack: Canadian Christine Archibald 'died in her fiance's arms'

Police have identified the three London Bridge attackers and will release their names, Theresa May has confirmed. Crime scene investigators search for evidence on ...

Jun 05 2017

U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate accord will have sweeping impacts, experts suggest

The architects of the Paris Agreement included Christiana Figueres, who until recently led the UNFCCC. The failed Democratic presidential nominee joined many other l...

Jun 05 2017

US Senate Intelligence Committee requests Trump campaign documents

Rep. Adam SchiffAdam SchiffHouse Intel panel likely to also subpoena Flynn businesses, Dem says Ex-CIA head: Intel showed contacts between Russians and Trump team Tru...

Jun 05 2017

Turkey calls for dialogue over Qatar rift with Arab states

The crisis began in late May when Qatar alleged that hackers took over the site of its state-run news agency and published what it called fake comments from its ruling ...

Jun 05 2017

London attack: Police know identities of killers

The attackers were shot dead by the police . Floral tributes line the pavement outside Monument underground station in the London Bridge area of London , Monday, Ju...

Jun 05 2017

Qatar calls Arab moves to cut ties unjustified, baseless

All ports of entry between the two countries would be closed, according to the statement. The countries all ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris oversea...

Jun 05 2017

Tiger Woods blames medication for his arrest

Tiger's a friend. He's been great for the game of golf . Police records show the 41-year-old golfer was pulled over at about 03:00 local time (07:00 GMT) near his home...