Stories about World Media

Jun 07 2017

Ariana Grande releases charity single following benefit concert

But within days Grande and her team began organizing the benefit, which overcame considerable logistical and security obstacles to take place less than two weeks later. G...

Jun 07 2017

Saudi Arabian Government Shuts Down Qatar's Al-Jazeera Office

It's significant to note that nations in the Middle East and beyond believe that Qatar or individuals who live there financially support terrorism. Monday's bombshell...

Jun 07 2017

Islamic State revendicates twin terrorist attacks in Tehran

About five hours after the first reports , Iranian news agencies said four people who had attacked parliament were dead and the incident was over. According to the...

Jun 07 2017

1 dead in attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine

Mizan Online, an Iranian state-run news website, said 12 people were killed and 42 wounded in the two attacks. The two appeared to be parroting a slogan used by IS spokes...

Jun 07 2017

Pakistan reopens Afghanistan border crossing

Under Obama, the USA supported peace deals that Ghani's government made with former warlords, such as Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, and White House officials admitted a resolution...

Jun 07 2017

Iran's Parliament and Khomeini Shrine Attacked

Iranian security forces responded to the attacks. Fars news agency says that ISIS has claimed responsibility for today's terror attacks in Tehran . As Iran's 1st Sup...

Jun 07 2017

'A number' of people detain by over London Bridge terror attacks

A "number of people" were detained during dawn searches in Barking and Newham, east London , as neighbours reported hearing loud bangs and gunshots in the early hours. N...

Jun 07 2017

Turkey's president voices support for Qatar

Trump's tweets Monday and Sunday calling for an even tougher travel ban in the wake of the London terror attacks and denouncing the judicial system as slow and political...

Jun 07 2017

James Comey's Prepared Testimony Says President Trump Demanded Loyalty

The president asserted that Comey told him three times that he was not personally under investigation, while the former director's associates allege Trump asked Comey i...

Jun 07 2017

Election 2017: Lawyers back the Tories as vote looms

UKIP, which played a key role in Britain's vote to leave the European Union past year, got almost 13 per cent of the vote in the last election in 2015 but now languishes ...

Jun 07 2017

Sessions offered to resign amid special counsel tension

Fifty-three percent of Republicans agree that the president tweets too much. More and more Republicans are becoming concerned that a major hindrance to the president's ...

Jun 07 2017

Hawaii becomes first state to enact law that aligns with Paris agreement

Opposition to Trump's decision outpaces support for it by a roughly 2 to 1 margin, with 59 percent opposing the move and 28 percent in support. Importantly, it is also ou...

Jun 07 2017

Siding against ally Qatar, Trump injects U.S. into Arab crisis

Saudi Arabia, Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday in a coordinated move, accusing the peninsula of supporting ...

Jun 07 2017

Hong Kong Steals Tokyo's Crown as Priciest Asian City for Expats

He said ECA had been conducting research into the cost of living for over 45 years and carried out two main surveys in March and September every year. All other ranked ...

Jun 07 2017

London attack: Australian woman stabbed in neck during rampage

Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a "hostile environment" for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London...

Jun 07 2017

Twin attacks target Iranian parliament and shrine to Ayatollah Khomeini

An Associated Press reporter saw several police snipers on the rooftops of buildings around the parliament. A woman was also arrested. The Islamic State group has said...

Jun 07 2017

Trump wishes ex-FBI boss 'luck' for blockbuster testimony

The development comes as Comey prepares to testify Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee about a series of communications with the president that so alarmed...

Jun 07 2017

USA suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis

But even with the White House's attempts at clarification, Trump's statements raise questions as to how the move impacts the USA military base in Qatar, as well as how th...

Jun 07 2017

US Supreme Court to hear Muslim travel ban case

On Thursday, the US Justice Department filed with the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate the executive order Signed by President Trump that attempted to creat...

Jun 07 2017

US Investigators Believe Russian Hackers Contributed To Arab Rift With Qatar

Speaking in Berlin, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir also said efforts would be made to resolve the conflict within the Gulf Cooperation Council . Trump's tweets ...