Stories about World Media

Jun 10 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

May asked Britain's Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a new government on Friday after an election debacle that saw her Conservative Party lose its parliamentary m...

Jun 10 2017

Qatar should be committed to security, stability of Gulf region

On Wednesday, the White House announced that U.S. President Donald Trump called Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani offering to serve as a mediator to help the...

Jun 10 2017

Turkey's president ratifies Qatar military deals

Arab countries cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, declared its ambassadors and citizens unwanted while closing their airspace to commercial flights out of and into the ...

Jun 10 2017

Rep. Trey Gowdy tapped for House oversight chairman

The soon to be vacant seat was previously manned by Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz who announced his decision to resign in May 2017 and return to the private sector. Among Re...

Jun 10 2017

India and Pakistan officially join SCO

Respect to sovereignty and regional integrity is necessary. Zarif also held separate meetings with Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and Kyrgyz Foreign Minister ...

Jun 10 2017

India become full member of SCO

Earlier in the day, PM Modi reiterated his stand on terrorism by saying, "Terrorism is a major threat to humanity". The SCO leaders stressed the core coordination rol...

Jun 10 2017

Theresa May working to form a government with DUP backing

It is understood that there will be no formal coalition but an agreed understanding on a vote-by-vote basis. "It's all moving - lots of chat behind the scenes from Cons...

Jun 10 2017

After UK Election, The Only 'Certainty' In Britain Is Uncertainty

While the Conservative party came first, it lost its parliamentary majority, and is now set to secure the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (D...

Jun 10 2017

Nicola Sturgeon stands by Kezia Dugdale independence referendum claims

But it was Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale's views that came under scrutiny on Tuesday evening, after SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon claimed during a television deba...

Jun 10 2017

PHL concerned over North Korea missile launch

Rand Corporation defense analyst Bruce Bennett told VOA that the missiles in Thursday's test were probably too small to be able to carry a nuclear warhead. The missiles a...

Jun 10 2017

Pound dives as Britain thrown into uncertainty by shock vote

Compiling the broadcasters' exit poll forecast , it quickly became apparent that far from increasing her 12-seat majority, Mrs May had only increased her chances of beco...

Jun 10 2017

Donald Trump says 'we are now under siege' amid Comey drama

James Comey probably didn't change anybody's mind about President Donald Trump but he didn't do Trump any favours, either, raising fresh doubts about the president's i...

Jun 10 2017

F-35 flights halted at 1 base after hypoxia-like incidents

There are 55 F-35As at Luke Air Force Base. Rebecca Heyse, a spokeswoman for the base. Training flights could resume on Monday. Heyse. "Luckily, all of our pilots a...

Jun 10 2017

Philippine military launches new air raids in Islamist battle

A FOUR-HOUR humanitarian ceasefire on Sunday allowed the rescue of 179 residents trapped by the fighting between Maute group terrorists and government troops in Marawi ...

Jun 10 2017

Trump to Iran: states backing terror risk 'falling victim' themselves

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in Tehran, killing at least 13 people in an unprecedented assault that Ira...

Jun 10 2017

Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't

No obstruction". Reid points out that it seems unlikely that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, a career prosecutor, would have disclosed anything that ...

Jun 10 2017

European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

Or interpret the result as backing for a soft Brexit? - there was little cause to celebrate for senior European Union officials. Now that it made a decision to jump shi...

Jun 10 2017

Donor Contributions Ended Up In Donald Trump's Pockets As Revenue

According to IRS tax filings, the costs for the golf invitational from 2007 to 2010 were approximately $50,000 per year. 'The Eric Trump Foundation [ETF] has helped...

Jun 10 2017

Australia PM Declares Melbourne Siege an 'Act of Terrorism'

The gunman identified as Yacqub Khayre was shot dead yesterday following a stand-off with police which lasted for more than an hour at serviced apartments on Bay Street...

Jun 10 2017

Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey

Comey also confirmed that Trump asked if he could "let go" of the investigation into his former national security adviser, Mike Flynn. Trump broke his silence on Twitte...