Stories about World Media

May 12 2017

Germany to clamp down on North Korea's Berlin operations

Today, the isolated regime occupies the same property but only has about 10 diplomats. The new measures, drawn up between the Chancellery and three other ministries, ai...

May 12 2017

New Hamas chief pledges support to hunger-striking prisoners

He remained the organization's political leader in Gaza following its takeover of the territory a decade ago from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party as we...

May 12 2017

Feds decline to charge Louisiana policemen in fatal shooting

In the statement today, the Justice Department said that while the videos "do not show Sterling's right hand at the time those shots were fired", they do "show that Sterl...

May 12 2017

Iraq, Algeria support extension of oil production cuts

OPEC members agreed in November to cut production by 1.2 million barrels per day for six months beginning from the start of the year in a bid to reduce the glut of oil su...

May 12 2017

Dozens hurt, 1 dead in violent day of protests in Venezuela

Some demonstrators complained that police did not protect them from these pro-government forces. "The request I'm bringing to the Peruvian congress and president is tha...

May 12 2017

Alex Jones And Roger Stone Contradict Trump's Pretext For Firing Comey

Comey's firing has cast a cloud over the future of the FBI's inquiry into Russia's interference in last year's presidential election. Democrats, who bayed for Mr Comey'...

May 12 2017

Comey sought more Russian Federation resources before he was sacked

Cooper wasn't buying it, and continued to ask her to reconcile Trump's praise of Comey on the campaign trail with the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's firing. M...

May 11 2017

What is Cinco de Mayo anyway? The history of a holiday

Well, it's Cinco de Mayo and a lot of tequila will be guzzled down today, but unfortunately there will also be some cultural appropriation. He also described the Battle...

May 11 2017

Newly-freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian president

From there they will be flown to Abuja. Boko Haram seized a total of 276 girls in the 2014 abduction. A military and a civilian militia source in Banki, near the Nige...

May 11 2017

Syria says Israel attacked Hezbollah arms depot near Damascus airport

These include Hezbollah, a close ally of Tehran and enemy of Israel, which describes the group as the biggest threat it faces on its borders. The missile was intercepted ...

May 11 2017

U.S. Announces Sanctions On 271 Syrians Over April 4 Chemical Attack

These government employees are "highly educated" chemical specialists who are likely to be able to travel outside of Syria and use the global financial system, Trump Admi...

May 11 2017

Yates, Clapper Testify On Russian Attempts To Interfere In U.S

Flynn had done, and the Russians also knew that Gen. Flynn had misled the vice president and others", Yates said. According to Yates , Flynn misled officials and media...

May 11 2017

Trump assails Democrats for hypocrisy on Comey

Furious Democrats suggested the FBI's work will now be hopelessly tainted and demanded a special prosecutor akin to those appointed during Richard Nixon's Watergate sca...

May 11 2017

May Day Protests: More Than 40 Arrests Made In Nationwide Marches

Hundreds took part in the annual May Day event. Objects struck nine officers and nine people were arrested, according to Olympia Police Chief Ronnie Roberts. Union memb...

May 11 2017

Nigeria Fails to Protect Freed Chibok Schoolgirls' Privacy

Meanwhile, NPR's Ofeibea Quist Arcton reports that "Some of the young women looked bewildered and tired by all the attention". The militants took the girls from their...

May 11 2017

S. Korea's new President says willing to visit North

South Korea's late President Kim Dae-jung won a Nobel Peace Prize for setting up the first one, in 2000. NY [U.S.], May10: Former human rights lawyer Moon Jae-in was ...

May 11 2017

Asean Forgets to Mention China Militarization While Addressing South China Sea Dispute

The White House made a statement that gave no details of when the leaders would meet in Washington to discuss their alliance, but said Mr Trump looked forward to visiting...

May 11 2017

Australia's Budget Deficit To Narrow Before Surplus In 2020 To 2021

Here are the winners and losers . Western Sydney airport will get $5.3 billion over the next ten years. States would only be able to draw on the fund once they deliv...

May 11 2017

Israel is an 'occupying power — United Nations organization

One day after the UN's cultural agency passed a resolution disputing Israel's claim to Jerusalem , Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would cut another $1 m...

May 11 2017

White House: Trump considered firing Comey since day elected

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said he spoke to Trump and told him he was "making a very big mistake" in firing Comey, adding the president did not "really answ...