Stories about World Media

Jun 09 2017

Australian counter-terrorism police conduct raids after fatal siege

Gunman Yacqub Khayre was killed by police in Melbourne's suburb of Brighton Monday during the two-hour siege in which he also took a woman hostage. The siege victim...

Jun 09 2017

Cosby's lurid decade-old testimony is read to the jury

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are sexual-assault victims unless they grant permission, which Constand has done. But she said he kep...

Jun 09 2017

London's Mayor Wants To Cancel Trump's State Visit To The UK

In the interview , Mr Khan was, in fact, urging Londoners not to be alarmed when they see more police and armed officers on the streets as a precautionary measure deri...

Jun 09 2017

London police have found another body while searching for missing victim

British police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as an Italian national of Moroccan descent, and Italian officials said they had passed on their conc...

Jun 09 2017

Trump's EPA boss won't confirm climate talk before Paris pullout

Acting on his key campaign promise , US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that Washington will exit the historic Paris Climate Accord, which, he claimed, wa...

Jun 09 2017

Alun Wyn Jones handed Lions captaincy for Crusaders test

Conjure a fine performance to fend off the frustrations of the Blues defeat, and the Lions who face the Crusaders could well sit in pole position for Test shirts. "It doe...

Jun 09 2017

Nick Clegg loses Sheffield Hallam to Labour

Congratulating his rival, Mr Clegg said it was "the greatest privilege of my political life" to represent Sheffield Hallam for the last 12 years, as he issued a plea to...

Jun 09 2017

Dogs at polling stations: Everyone's favourite general election hashtag returns

H came in with me to vote. As voters visited polling stations across the Midlands and the rest of the country they posted pictures online of their dogs to mark the oc...

Jun 09 2017

Twitter latches on to James Comey's "lordy" quote during Senate testimony

Comey, fired by President Trump in early May, was making his first public comments since being dismissed from leading the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "Lordy, I hop...

Jun 09 2017

Haunting images show aftermath of London Bridge attack

The van and knife rampage committed by Khuram Butt , 27, Youssef Zaghba, 22, and Rachid Redouane, 30, killed eight people and injured 48. After police named two of the...

Jun 09 2017

Qatar FM to AP: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

He says Qatar will need to close or limit its Al-Jazeera news network and stop funding extremists groups to end the crisis. Asked for specifics about what Arab nation...

Jun 09 2017

Somehow Comey's testimony made a 900-year-old quote into a meme

Trump had denied doing so and tweeted last month that Comey had better hope there were no "tapes" of their conversations. " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ", he said du...

Jun 09 2017

Mauritania Breaks Off Diplomatic Relations with Qatar

Energy-rich Qatar has long had strained ties with its neighbours but the move by Riyadh and its supporters shocked observers, raising fears the crisis could destabilise...

Jun 09 2017

UAE to jail, fine Qatar sympathisers

The United States was not informed of the decision until just before it was announced, the State Department said. Foreigners residing in Qatar and in possession of a Qa...

Jun 09 2017

Highlights from James Comey's first testimony since Trump fired him

But he has also suggested he doesn't believe it, saying Russian Federation is a "ruse" and calling the investigation into the matter a "witch hunt". "Mr. Comey told the...

Jun 09 2017

'Moment of truth': Macron admits Trump handshake 'wasn't innocent'

Macron confirmed that there was indeed a deeper significance to the prolonged handshake he shared with Trump. French diplomats had said beforehand that Mr Macron wou...

Jun 09 2017

What is an exit poll and how do they work?

Update: What happens when you have a hung parliament? In 2015 the Conservatives ended the night with 331. She argued that increasing the Conservative majority in Parliam...

Jun 09 2017

Wounded police officer sorry he couldn't do more

A police officer who was stabbed in the eye trying to stop the attackers with his baton said Thursday he was sorry he couldn't do more. The officer was stabbed repeate...

Jun 09 2017

Namibia saddened by U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate pact - Minister

Chicago based NRI Press Club and the Hindu American Foundation have been quick to react voicing their concerns over the apparent ill thought out Trump decision to pull th...

Jun 09 2017

Israel Criticizes UN Chief's Statements on West Bank Occupation

Remarkably, the size of the victory may have created as many problems as it solved. And as time passes, more settlers can be expected to invade Palestinian properties...