Stories about World Media

Jun 12 2017

Puerto Rico Votes To Become 51st US State

The island's two main opposition parties boycotted the vote, which gave Puerto Ricans three options: becoming a USA state; remaining a territory; or becoming an indepen...

Jun 12 2017

May stays in deal with Ulster unionist 'friends'

The Democratic Unionist Party , which increased its representation at Westminster from eight to 10, signalled it was ready to discuss working with Tories on issues such ...

Jun 12 2017

Trump holds cabinet meeting, promises change

Trump convened his top cabinet members for their first meeting, which took the shape of a freakish session in which the heads of the administration's executive branch age...

Jun 12 2017

EU tells May 'no time to lose' on Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May reached an "outline agreement" on Saturday with the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party in order to be able to govern afte...

Jun 12 2017

United Kingdom elections 2017: In Hung House, Theresa May will lead minority government

Katie Perrior, who quit as May's communications chief in April, said Timothy and Hill were "great street fighters but poor political leaders" and exercised too much power...

Jun 12 2017

Navalny held as thousands protest Putin

Three 16-year-old girls brought sheets of paper to the Moscow protest and sat on the pavement to write the articles of the Russian Constitution on them; a nearby grou...

Jun 12 2017

Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Enter Not Guilty Plea

A grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday in U.S. District Court charging her with a single count of illegally retaining and transmitting national defence information...

Jun 12 2017

Press gives US women 1-0 victory in Norway

Trump's recent history of stinging anti-Mexico rhetoric means that the latest instalment of the most intense rivalry in North American football is certain to have an adde...

Jun 12 2017

Britain's Theresa May brings back foe, aiming to unite party before Brexit

A former Conservative rival condemned May on Sunday as a "dead woman walking" as she raced to secure the support following the disastrous elections. "We will be work...

Jun 12 2017

JK: Pak continues to violate ceasefire in Krishna Ghati sector

A statement from the army said the firing is still on and that Pakistani Army used small arms and automatics. A group of 20 boys from restive areas will be taken on a...

Jun 12 2017

Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after UK poll setback

After winning his own seat in north London , Corbyn said May's attempt to win a bigger mandate had backfired. In another sign of the dangers facing Mrs May, Sunday pap...

Jun 12 2017

Jeremy Corbyn is ready to win another election if one is called

Queen Elizabeth will deliver the "Queen's Speech", setting out the government's plans for the new parliamentary session.The debate on the Queen's Speech usually lasts...

Jun 12 2017

Israel advances plans for 1500 new West Bank homes

The idea of pursuing peace now with willing Gulf States appeals to the right-wing Israeli government and many of its supporters in the policy community, for two reasons...

Jun 12 2017

Corbyn to push forward plan for far-left government

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has been told by the prime minister that any Conservative deal with the DUP will not affect LGBTI rights. Labour leader Jere...

Jun 12 2017

Taoiseach Tells May Of Concerns Over Proposed Deal With DUP

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he could still be prime minister, although his party has no obvious way to build a majority coalition. Adding to the turmoil, one ...

Jun 12 2017

Merkel Lauds Macron's Election Victory as 'Strong Vote for Reforms'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron for the "great success" of his party after projections showed them set to w...

Jun 12 2017

Russian Federation calls for dialogue over Qatar crisis

Erdogan has called for dialogue and negotiation among members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to ease the unprecedented diplomatic crisis that has erupted after S...

Jun 12 2017

Doubt over May's grip on power as talks with DUP continue

At the same time Ruth Davidson , leader of the Conservatives in Scotland - where the party reversed the trend in England and gained MPs - has called for a new ap...

Jun 12 2017

GrabCar driver removed from system following sexual assault report

The news is deeply distressing and our priority now is to assist and provide support to the passenger and her family, as well as fully cooperate with the police and relev...

Jun 12 2017

Jeremy Corbyn warns Theresa May must protect LGBT rights

BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith said: "The government has yet to nail down this deal with the DUP and they will be very wary of presenting a Queen's Speech...