Stories about World Media

May 13 2017

Trump delays decision on withdrawing from Paris climate accord

That means the president will head to the G7 summit in Italy at the end of May amid continued global uncertainty over whether the United States will remain in the emissio...

May 13 2017

Critics: Will Voter Fraud Commission End Up Restricting Access for Poor?

President Trump on Thursday launched a long-promised commission on "election integrity", rekindling a controversy over the prevalence of voter fraud at USA polls. The Rep...

May 13 2017

North Korea poses 'existential' threat, US intel chief warns

The move is part of the Trump administration's new North Korea strategy of "maximum pressure and engagement". The country's vice foreign minister, Han Song Ryol, met wi...

May 13 2017

Trump will put America first on climate: Tillerson

Tillerson signed the document along with Canada and six other Arctic Council members. "We are appreciative that each of you has an important point of view, and you sh...

May 13 2017

Purported Boko Haram fighter says group plans to bomb Nigerian capital

The sad truth is that many of these women and girls may have been raped repeatedly, infected with sexually transmitted diseases, beaten or even shot. "Some of them need s...

May 13 2017

President Trump Cites 'Made Up' Russia Story in Interview on Comey Firing

As Trump sought to cap the story, blaming Comey's dismissal on his apparent unsuitability for the job, an alternative account began emerging of what might have gone wrong...

May 13 2017

Trump to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace

Abbas is also at risk of being sidelined by Trump's efforts to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. At an event in the Roosevelt Room , Trump said he was calli...

May 13 2017

US Intelligence agencies are investigating Kaspersky over fears of cyber espionage

Gen. Vincent Stewart, told the Senate panel on Thursday. But given increasingly tense relations between the USA and Russian Federation, concerns about the company and its...

May 13 2017

DeVos, Omarosa Booed Mercilessly at Commencement Ceremony

Drawing shouts of "Liar!" and "Just go", DeVos powered through her commencement address Wednesday at the historically black university, even as numerous graduating studen...

May 13 2017

North Korea sends protest letter to US Congress over sanctions

Analysts are still divided over what exactly North Korea is using the codes for. South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In on Friday scrapped state-issued school history ...

May 13 2017

Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea 'common goal': Seoul

The leaders agreed to strengthen the alliance. After bowing to honour the former presidents, independence fighters and war heroes at the cemetery, Moon wrote in a vis...

May 13 2017

All the president's men in spotlight over Russian ties

He added , in an interview , that the dismissal of Director Comey was "not a good thing for America". But it quickly became clear that the president had been stewing ...

May 13 2017

White House furious after Russian media posted Oval Office photos

On Wednesday, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted a photo of Trump shaking hands with Russian diplomat Sergey Lavrov. Yesterday, less than 24 hours after h...

May 13 2017

Global extortion cyberattack hits dozens of nations

The malicious software has infected more than 75,000 computers in 99 countries worldwide on Friday, a lot of them concentrated in Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan, according ...

May 13 2017

Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

Now, the White House is under fire for excluding the US news media, but not its Russian Federation competitors, from a high-level meeting. The Russian Foreign Ministry ...

May 13 2017

China deal may shake up global LNG trade says Wood Mackenzie

The document is the first product to come out of an agreement in April to increase USA exports to China, which has a large trade surplus with the U.S. Gary Cohn, director...

May 13 2017

Hamas must do more to become politically relevant

Hamas, which controls Gaza , recently published a new, more pragmatic political programme to end the isolation groups, which the West consider a terrorist organization...

May 13 2017

North Korea in 'CIA Biochemical ATTACK plot' as elite unit created

Funabashi wrote , adding that there is also "little chance" that Pyongyang will return to the six-party talks. The catch, Mr. Funabashi added, is that Russian Federati...

May 13 2017

Rory McIlroy dealing with sore back again

From the middle of the fairway, Fowler blocked it so badly to the right that it hit a cart path and went deep into the pines. "It's one of those places that kind of fru...

May 13 2017

UNESCO votes to condemn Israel's sovereignty in Jerusalem

The resolution, passed on Tuesday at the United Nations organisation's Paris headquarters, denounced actions taken by " Israel , the occupying power.to alter the charac...