Stories about World Media

Jun 08 2017

UAE turns screws on Qatar

A State Department official says the US believes it is most effective for countries in the region to resolve the conflict among themselves. Trump said, arguing that...

Jun 08 2017

Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system

Social media activity reflects the contrast in Winner's private and now very public life. On Facebook and Instagram, the South Texas-raised victor documented her pets, ...

Jun 08 2017

UAE and Qatar Condemn Tehran Attacks

In an interview on state TV, Reza Seifollahi, deputy chief of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, said the attackers "had joined the IS from a number of regions i...

Jun 08 2017

Intel officials won't publicly discuss private conversations with Trump

Flynn, who had just been fired. The Washington Post has reported that Dan Coats , the Director of National Intelligence , and Mike Rogers , Director of the Nati...

Jun 08 2017

Bomb attack kills 11, hurts 50 in Iraq

At least 15 people were wounded in that attack, he added. The Associated Press could not verify the authenticity of the statements but they were posted on a militant webs...

Jun 08 2017

Jury may soon hear from Cosby, even if he doesn't take stand

At that time, Gianna Constand did not know precisely how Cosby had assaulted her daughter. Cosby, a university trustee, followed the athletics department closely, she sai...

Jun 08 2017

Hawaii Becomes First State to Formally Adopt Paris Climate Pledge

As word spread that President Donald Trump might pull support for the hard-fought Paris Agreement , the world had a horrifying flashback of 2001, when George W. "Regar...

Jun 08 2017

Trump eases Qatar critique, offers to mediate Gulf spat

Trump's broadside Tuesday against Qatar , which plays a major role in U.S. military efforts in the Mideast, arrived as an early-morning shock to USA officials. "The worl...

Jun 08 2017

Ariana Grande Releases Somewhere Over The Rainbow Cover As Charity Single

But the 23 year-old singer didn't stop there. Britain's Official Charts Company says sales and streams of Ariana Grande's single "The Way" - which she performed ...

Jun 08 2017

Trump suggests Iran bears some blame for attacks

Wednesday's attack will therefore significantly boost IS morale, particularly as it is the first to have been carried out in Iran - the region's biggest Shia country and ...

Jun 08 2017

United States calls for resolving rift between Qatar, Gulf nations

Qatar hosts one of the largest USA military bases in the region. The terse statement said the two leaders also discussed bilateral cooperation and highly assessed the r...

Jun 08 2017

Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian: Italy intelligence source

Butt was previously known to police and the domestic spy agency MI5, and was a British citizen who had been born in Pakistan , the police said . London's bridges ha...

Jun 08 2017

Death toll rises to 13 in Iran twin terror attacks

A third attack was foiled , Iran's Intelligence Ministry said. "We haven't seen the evidence", he said, reiterating Riyadh's position that Iran is the primary sponsor ...

Jun 08 2017

Iran blames Saudi Arabia after 12 killed in Tehran terrorist attack

The country's powerful Revolutionary Guards vowed revenge for the attacks and claimed the United States and Saudi Arabia were "involved". Iran is deeply involved ...

Jun 08 2017

Iconic US diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

News of Brzezinski's death was announced by his daughter, who posted an image on her Instagram account showing her father with two of his granddaughters. He was an impo...

Jun 08 2017

Trump to nominate Christopher Wray for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Comey is expected to testify Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee . Christie declined to say whether he had a role in Trump's decision. Already, mu...

Jun 08 2017

How One Londoner Feels About Borough Market After Saturday's Terror Attack

Police said Redouane also used the name of Rachid Elkhdar and a different date of birth that gave his age as 25. May said all three attackers in Saturday's attack have...

Jun 08 2017

Myanmar military plane carrying 116 missing: Army chief, airport source

The search went on as darkness fell. "We don't know what exactly happened to this plane after the loss of contact". He said because no trace of the plane had been found...

Jun 08 2017

Ariana Grande Holds Benefit Concert for Manchester Attack Victims

Just before the concert , she re-released her song "One Last Time " as a charity single benefitting the Manchester victims. Ariana told the crowd: "I had the ...

Jun 08 2017

Warner says any Trump attempt to quash Russian Federation probe would be 'appalling'

The Kremlin denies US intelligence agencies' conclusion that Moscow tried to tilt the election campaign in Trump's favor, including by hacking into the emails of senior D...