Stories about World Media

Jun 06 2017

Malaysia Airlines Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

The plane landed safely and the man was apprehended by airport security, said Malaysia Airlines , which is still recovering from two major airline disasters in recent ye...

Jun 06 2017

Triple Blast at Kabul Funeral Kills at least Six and Injures 87

At least 20 people have been killed after three consecutive explosions occurred at the funeral ceremony of a protester in the Afghan capital Kabul , officials said. "W...

Jun 06 2017

PIA to bring back Pakistan pilgrims stranded in Qatar

Oil prices on Tuesday resumed their slide from the previous session, hit by concerns that a political rift between Qatar and several Arab states would undermine an OPEC-l...

Jun 06 2017

Kuwait Emir in talks with Saudis, Qataris to resolve Gulf crisis

Qatar's foreign minister said Tuesday that Kuwait had asked Qatar's ruling emir to postpone a speech and allow more time to resolve the crisis that erupted when Saudi ...

Jun 06 2017

Third London attacker named as imams refuse to perform funeral rites

All three were killed by police in a spray of bullets. In an unprecedented move, the imams who signed the statement also declared that they will not perform the t...

Jun 06 2017

Sheriff: 5 dead after workplace shooting near Orlando

State and federal law enforcement officers converged on the awning business in an industrial park in Orlando shortly after 8 a.m. after a woman ran out and called 911 f...

Jun 06 2017

ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan lacked self belief against India, says Mickey Arthur

Former captain Wasim Akram said: "The bitter truth is we are lagging behind them in many ways and we are not producing fearless players". India skipper Virat Kohli , w...

Jun 06 2017

Sen. Collins: Tone, context of Trump-Comey conversations "so important"

Trump reportedly told Russian officials during a visit to the White House on May 10 that firing Comey the previous day relieved "great pressure" the president was feel...

Jun 06 2017

Cancel Trump's proposed state visit to United Kingdom, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Now however, Trump has been condemned by NY mayor Bill de Blasio, who says that Khan is doing an "extraordinary job". On Sunday, Trump tweeted derisively about Khan...

Jun 06 2017

US ICBM intercept test sends clear message to N. Korea: senator

MDA director Vice Adm. Jim Syring was quoted as saying, "The intercept of a complex, threat-representative ICBM target is an incredible accomplishment for the GMD [gr...

Jun 06 2017

Area around London Bridge remains cordoned off

In Britain's third Islamist attack in as many months, Butt and two others rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday evening before running into the bus...

Jun 06 2017

Trump delays move of USA embassy in Israel

Trump recapped his recent trip to the region, his first as president. Trump's inauguration rabbi Marvin Hier , who is the Dean and Founder of the Simon Weisenthal Cent...

Jun 06 2017

Qatar says Kuwait trying to solve diplomatic rift

Erdogan also spoke with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the emirs of Qatar and Kuwait. The UAE measures are taken as well based on Qatari authorities' hosting of terrorist...

Jun 06 2017

China slams USA for remarks on South China Sea, Taiwan

The United States would continue "to fly, sail and operate wherever worldwide law allows, and demonstrate resolve through operational presence in the South China Sea an...

Jun 06 2017

NSW claim first blood in State of Origin opener

It led one Sydney newspaper to put "Mate of Origin " on their back page after New South Wales skipper Boyd Cordner spoke of the respect he had for Queensland - a far...

Jun 06 2017

Six lawmakers question Duterte's Martial Law, file resolution

On Monday, opposition lawmakers led by Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman filed a petition sought to strike down Proclamation No. 216, entitled "Declaring a state of martial l...

Jun 06 2017

New images emerge of Syrian boy bloodied in iconic Aleppo photo

The name of Omran Daqneesh became known to the world in August 2016 when some media outlets began circulating footage of a five-year old Syrian child apparently injured i...

Jun 06 2017

Asian stocks mostly lower on US drop, watch for UK elections

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange finished 13.53 points, or 0.84 percent, lower at 1,596.44. Futures augured a tepid start o...

Jun 06 2017

Londoners prepare for more terror incidents

In his response to Saturday's London attacks , Donald Trump on Sunday criticised London Mayor Sadiq Khan for saying that there was no reason to be alarmed. The Islam...

Jun 06 2017

Ariana Grande concert raised $3.5M for Manchester charity

Her concert was broadcast in 50 countries and was watched by more British television viewers than any other programme in 2017 so far. Various streams were also shown on...