Stories about World Media

Jun 09 2017

North Korea says leader Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missiles

The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of previous year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a n...

Jun 09 2017

Backed forces in Syria begin offensive to capture ISIS-held Raqqa

Raqqa is now surrounded by Arab and Kurdish militias from the north, east and west. Raqqa was one of the first cities taken by Islamic State in January 2014 during a ...

Jun 09 2017

Iran says 5 Tehran attackers had fought for Islamic State

Iran's foreign minister on Thursday rejected Donald Trump's condolences for deadly attacks in Tehran , calling the United States (US) president's words repugnant . Th...

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

Defeat against India a 'reality check, admits Arthur

A 136-run opening stand between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan laid the foundation for a big total , although Kohli appeared to struggle for momentum in the rain-in...

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...