Stories about World Media

Jun 11 2017

More than 40000 children at risk in Syria's Raqqa

Sources say that the Syrian government forces circled around USA backed Syrian rebels caught up in its offensive against #Raqqa and reached the Iraqi border earlier...

Jun 11 2017

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn

The Labour leader, who's made no secret of his long-held opposition to Trident despite agreeing to press ahead with renewal of the system, was repeatedly asked whether he...

Jun 11 2017

Kabul bombing: Death toll jumps to 150, one week after attack

AS anger is growing in Kabul and elsewhere in Afghanistan over utter failure of those at the helm of affairs to improve security, some elements in Afghan Government a...

Jun 11 2017

USA envoy Haley in Jerusalem vows to defend Israel at UN

Nikki Haley , says the Trump administration is "looking carefully" at its role on the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) due to its stance on Israel. Meanwhile, the Gen...

Jun 11 2017

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain May Loosen Curbs on Some Qatari Families

Qatar is the base of American military's Central Command. Russia's foreign minister has told his counterpart from Qatar that Moscow will make efforts to try to resolv...

Jun 11 2017

Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

In a letter to the Prime Minister congratulating her on her reappointment, he said the two-year time frame set out under Article 50 of the European Union treaties left ...

Jun 11 2017

'Mastermind' of Tehran terrorist attacks killed by Iranian security forces

The man identified by the Ministry of Intelligence, Serias Sadeghi, is a Kurdish Iranian from the city of Paveh in western Iran near the Iraqi border. Iranian authorities...

Jun 11 2017

ISIS threatens Saudi Arabia with attacks

On Wednesday morning, terrorists launched simultaneous attacks on Iran's parliament building in downtown Tehran and on the mausoleum of the late founder of the Isl...

Jun 11 2017

Qatar Petroleum says production not impacted by Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia and allies including the UAE and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting extremism. A statement carried on state media ...

Jun 11 2017

London attackers had Molotov cocktails, tried to hire truck, police say

After the bridge attack, they went on a stabbing spree at the nearby Borough Market , a popular attraction. Commander Dean Haydon, head of Scotland Yard's Counter T...

Jun 11 2017

Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks

The men had left Iran to fight for the extremist group in Mosul, Iraq, as well as Raqqa, Syria - the group's de facto capital, the ministry said. State television also ...

Jun 11 2017

Jeff Sessions to Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

Pressed on the attorney general's "interactions with the Russians or his behavior with regard to the investigation", Comey said Sessions "was very close to and inevitab...

Jun 11 2017

Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street

That calculation backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority. Earlier Saturday, May's top aides, her joint ...

Jun 11 2017

Voting begins in France to choose new parliament

Polling stations open at 8:00 a.m. (0600 GMT) and close in the largest cities at 8:00 p.m. (1800 GMT). Only candidates who win more than 50% of the vote will do so, oth...

Jun 11 2017

US, Turkey discuss Qatar row, Syria on phone call

The strong expressions of support for Doha from Turkey - which has long had regional foreign policies in line with Qatar, including support for revolutions during the A...

Jun 11 2017

Qatar denies that charities fund terrorism

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Bahrain and Egypt cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar on allegations of supporting terrorism , including the Musl...

Jun 11 2017

UK: DUP agrees to 'confidence and supply' deal to support Conservatives

But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded May's leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Uni...

Jun 11 2017

British government, London mayor clash over United Kingdom invite to Trump

Trump later accused Khan of offering a "pathetic excuse" for his comments. Khan told broadcaster Channel 4 that Britain should not "roll out the red carpet" for Tru...

Jun 11 2017

Boris Johnson's odds of being next PM are slashed

Reports in the Mail on Sunday suggested the foreign secretary was already positioning himself as the successor to May; but he tweeted that the story was "tripe". "Let's...

Jun 11 2017

House Intelligence Committee requests Comey's Trump meeting notes, White House tapes

In his aggressive defense of President Trump , Kasowitz has in substance accused the former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of leaking "privileged commun...