Stories about World Media

Jun 07 2017

Iranian foreign minister to visit Turkey on Wednesday

Efforts to defuse the Qatar crisis - prompted on Monday when the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and others severed diplomatic ties with it over alleged support for Islamist gro...

Jun 07 2017

Gulf crisis: UAE to punish Qatar sympathisers with 15 year jail term

Earlier, he said the Saudis' move to isolate Qatar could mark the "beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism". Both Turkey and Kuwait have offered to facilitate pea...

Jun 07 2017

Trump probably won't use executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying

FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Intelligence Committee hearing into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, on Capitol Hill in Washing...

Jun 07 2017

Two Australians killed in London Bridge terrorist attack, government confirms

The 28-year-old South Australian , who had been living and working in the United Kingdom, died while trying to help others who had been injured after three men rammed a ...

Jun 07 2017

Fingers Crossed: Jeff Sessions Threatens to Quit As Tension With Trump Escalates

The frustration between Trump and Sessions has gone both ways, with Justice Department officials upset that the President's tweets and comments caused problems for Sessio...

Jun 07 2017

UAE bans sympathy for Qatar with jail threat

A lawmaker called on the sides involved in the serious Arab crisis arising from a rift between Qatar and some countries in the Arab world to refrain from fueling tensio...

Jun 07 2017

Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation

One Comey associate said lawmakers should expect a vivid picture of his private interactions with the president. Comey testifies before Congress, confirming that the FB...

Jun 07 2017

Republican officials from 16 states back Trump in travel ban fight

Trump, whose populist brand of politics includes criticizing political correctness as an evasion of uncomfortable truths, called in a statement on his campaign website fo...

Jun 07 2017

United States intelligence committee to subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

The U.S. Justice Department announced last week that former FBI Director Robert Mueller had been appointed special counsel to lead an independent probe of the matter. T...

Jun 07 2017

Security services to review terror operations amid questions on London attackers

Butt and Redouane were named by authorities on Monday. London's Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command Tuesday afternoon released the name of the third attacke...

Jun 07 2017

London police pressed to explain 'Jihadi Next Door' case

Police said Tuesday he lived in east London and that his family has been notified, adding that he was not considered to be a "subject of interest" to either police or ...

Jun 07 2017

Trump backs move to isolate Qatar

According to one regional expert , the sudden challenge by other Arab nations is an attempt to "bring Qatar to heel". Its al-Udeid Air Base serves as a launching pad for ...

Jun 07 2017

Qatar Crisis : Pentagon said issue has 'no impact' on United States military operations

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates , Yemen, Bahrain, and the Maldives have all made a decision to freeze out the wealthy country, causing a potential crisis f...

Jun 07 2017

Netanyahu's Office 'Disappointed' At Trump Embassy Waiver, 'Will Strengthen Palestinian Fantasy'

White House strategy chief Steve Bannon supports the move, but Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is less keen and has said Trump is "being very careful to understand how...

Jun 07 2017

Police release 12 people held after London atrocity

Like Butt and Redouane, he lived in east London. Police said Zaghba was not a "subject of interest" to police or the intelligence services. Police shot and killed t...

Jun 07 2017

Backed Syrian force launches battle to capture Raqqa

Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and Syrian Arab Coalition partners began moving toward the de facto capital of ISIS in November. Brett McGurk, the USA special en...

Jun 07 2017

Can you commit manslaughter by sending texts? We're about to find out

Such questions are critical in a state such as MA, where assisting someone to commit suicide is not considered a crime. The 20-year-old Carter is charged in the 201...

Jun 07 2017

Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

The statement says the Trump administration's announcement undermines a "key pillar in the fight against climate change [and a move which is] out of step with what is h...

Jun 07 2017

Qatar ambassador 'surprised' by Trump's tweets

Qatar has strenuously denied the allegations. Trump on Tuesday appeared to cut ties with Qatar, which is a US ally and hosts a major USA airbase, via Twitter. Qatar, ...

Jun 07 2017

Man, 30, arrested in London Bridge terror attack probe

Zaghba was reportedly working in a London restaurant and had not been seen in Italy since 2016. MI5 and the police have already said they would be reviewing how they ...