Stories about World Media

Jun 12 2017

Puerto Rico votes for U.S. statehood in referendum

However, this very crisis could deter Congress from granting statehood to the territory. But many question the validity of the vote amid a low turnout and a boycot...

Jun 12 2017

United States stages successful test of ICBM defence system

Experts have launched an interceptor missile from an underground bunker air force base "Vandenberg" in California on the mock ICBM launched from a test site Ronald Re...

Jun 12 2017

Moscow protest location changed, raising fear of arrests

It is unclear too if the Kremlin will even let Navalny run for the presidency. His efforts to run for president may be complicated by his arrest on Monday. As police deta...

Jun 12 2017

Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text: ITV

Foster is due to travel to London on Tuesday to meet May to discuss the details of a possible arrangement. A deal with the DUP and their 10 lawmakers would give her...

Jun 12 2017

Arab states laud Trump for stance on Qatar

Qatar faces isolation by fellow Arab countries after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), and Egypt severed ties with Doha on June 5, accusing it of...

Jun 12 2017

Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

Many within the Conservative Party now believe it is time for her to go and time for the party to choose a new leader. The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. Former ...

Jun 12 2017

GST reduced for 66 items, movie tickets over Rs 100 at 28%

While addressing the 16th meeting of the GST Council, Jaitley announced maintaining of 28 percent tax on all cinema tickets above Rs. 100, while of those below Rs. The ...

Jun 12 2017

A 'Covfefe Act' has been established following Trump's famous tweet

Whether or not " covfefe " had a meaning, as President Trump and his aides have hinted, it does now. The "Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engageme...

Jun 12 2017

Arrest in NSA news leak fuels debate on source protection

Two days later, according to the indictment, she transmitted the document to an online news outlet. Winner's attorney says she should be released and prosecutors are ex...

Jun 12 2017

Pittsburgh wins 2nd straight Stanley Cup title

Let it sink in and take it because to get back here that's what's going to drive us". Goalie Bernie Parent (1974-75) is the only other player to win back-to-back playoff ...

Jun 12 2017

Turkey to fast-track draft bill approving troop deployment in Qatar

Turkish exporters have expressed their willingness to meet Qatar's food and water supplies to stave off possible shortages after its biggest suppliers, including Saudi...

Jun 12 2017

SNP urges voters to stem 'unprecedented' Tory assault

She added: "We are about to go out to tender for an additional different route into teaching". "I would say that my approval ratings compare pretty favourably to any ot...

Jun 12 2017

Another US appeals court keeps Trump's travel ban blocked

The decision centers on an executive order to temporarily suspend the admission of refugees to the US and limit travel from some majority-Muslim countries. The March ba...

Jun 12 2017

Mastermind of Tehran Attack Has Been Killed: Iran

That Wednesday's attackers were able to travel to the so-called caliphate and back without alerting Iran's watchful security services has troubled many in the country. Ir...

Jun 12 2017

Rambling, Disconcerted Quasi Comedian, Kathy Griffin, Declares Career Over

At a rambling press conference on Friday, Griffin tearfully predicted her career was over and said Mr Trump "broke me". "I just want to make people laugh, that's al...

Jun 12 2017

Petition grows against Theresa May's deal with ultra-conservatives

Ms Davidson, who wields considerable influence after the Scottish Conservatives won 13 seats, said: "I want to ensure that we can look again at issues like Brexit w...

Jun 12 2017

Facebook introduces rainbow reaction to celebrate LGBT pride month

You may have noticed a new reaction popping up on your Facebook timeline this week. The social media site rolled out the icon this week, adding it to the existing ran...

Jun 12 2017

Finnish government coalition kicks out populist party

The prime minister made the announcement following talks with other coalition party leaders on Monday morning. "Discussions are over. Our proposal (to MP's): There are ...

Jun 12 2017

Merkel in Argentina Talks Trump, Trade and Climate Change

Merkel said German agriculture had its own interests, but Germany supported Argentina's push to reach a trade deal with the European Union quickly. If that was her g...

Jun 12 2017

"'Oslo" takes Tony Award for best new play

During the final moments of the awards show, Kevin Spacey , Robin Wright and Michael Kelly came out on stage as their House of Cards characters to give Lin-Manuel Mira...