Stories about World Media

Jun 09 2017

UK snap elections 2017: May vows to 'ensure stability' after Maidenhead win

A final poll by YouGov on Wednesday put the Conservatives seven points ahead of Labour , while ICM gave May's party a 12-point lead over its rivals. "The country needs...

Jun 09 2017

Trump again touts infrastructure plan during campaign-style speech

Trump delivered his speech at the Rivertowne Marina with the Ohio River in the background. President Trump traveled to Cincinnati on Wednesday, where he spoke abou...

Jun 09 2017

Warren Gatland names Alun Wyn Jones as Lions captain for Crusaders match

Defeat to the Blues - statistically New Zealand's worst side - has left many in doubt whether the Lions can compete with the All Blacks . YASAWA flyer and Super...

Jun 09 2017

ICBM Intercept Test Worked Against Decoys North Korea Might Use

KCNA, the North Korean state news agency, claimed that the reentry vehicle landed within 23 feet of its intended target. The interceptor missile was launched from Vanden...

Jun 09 2017

Britain has a hung parliament. So what happens now?

But speaking after she won reelection for her own seat, she indicated the party will not accept a minority coalition government. It may well be able to form a minority g...

Jun 09 2017

LeBron James not faulting Golden State Warriors for building super team

Both teams exchanged ferocious blows. Now, in his seventh straight NBA Finals , James is up against possibly the greatest team all-time. The Warriors aren't only o...

Jun 09 2017

Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred toward US, Saudi

Iran blamed the Wednesday attacks on Saudi Arabia , casting them in the context of a broader regional conflict that encompasses the war inside Syria. An Iranian police...

Jun 09 2017

Farmers in Punjab to protest against Mandsaur firing on June 12

As hundreds of policemen in riot gear patrolled the streets, the state government transferred the collector and the superintendent of police of Mandsaur on Thursday. Co...

Jun 09 2017

Arab powers adds Qatar-linked people, groups to blacklists

The biggest challenge to Qatar, however, is the transportation blockade imposed by its neighbours, the UAE and Saudi Arabia . Iran's Revolutionary Guards blamed regional...

Jun 09 2017

10 things we learned from the James Comey hearing

Mr. Trump wanted Mr. Comey to pledge loyalty and he offered honesty. That question was not conclusively answered by Comey in his testimony Thursday before the Senat...

Jun 09 2017

Terrorist financing at heart of Qatar crisis, says UAE minister

The agency noted that tankers usually combine Qatari shipments with crude from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Oman before heading from the Persian Gulf. The ministry p...

Jun 09 2017

Comey's testimony undermined Jeff Sessions' credibility about why he recused himself

That strategy was on display during and after ex-FBI Director James Comey's testimony Thursday detailing President Trump's attempts to influence the FBI's Russian Fed...

Jun 09 2017

What did we learn from Comey's testimony before Congress?

Comey: There were other things that contributed to that. How did the investigations begin? "He's not steeped in the long running protocols that establish the relat...

Jun 09 2017

Brexit talks should start when Britain ready -EU negotiator

The EU "regrets" the Brexit decision, he added. "The clock is ticking for Brexit". Guy Verhofstadt, the former Belgian Prime Minister and now the leader of the Euro...

Jun 09 2017

LeBron James isn't mad at the Warriors for signing Kevin Durant

A poor Game 1 by the Cavs was followed by a very solid Game 2 and a stellar Game 3. He loves to play basketball, and loved the way the Warriors play it. But the series ...

Jun 09 2017

Global efforts intensify to resolve Qatar dispute in Gulf

All that comes amid a crackdown on all dissent on the island home to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet and an under-construction British naval base. "Any expression of sympathy...

Jun 09 2017

Arab states tighten squeeze on Qatar as Trump wades into spat

They accuse the tiny Gulf state of supporting Islamist militant groups, an allegation which Qatar denies. A top United Arab Emirates official on Wednesday (June 7) ...

Jun 09 2017

May and Conservatives fail to win majority

There isn't a parliamentary majority for anybody at the present time, the party that has lost in this election is the Conservative Party, the arguments the Conservative...

Jun 09 2017

Qatar debt rating downgraded by S&P as riyal hits 11-year low

In a clear disapproval of the ongoing standoff between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours Saudi Arabia and others in the region, global agency Standard and Poors has downgra...

Jun 09 2017

United Kingdom general election ends in a hung parliament

Yet another night of high political drama began at 10pm when a broadcasters' exit poll suggested an election created to strengthen Mrs May's hand - and increase her wor...