Stories about World Media

Jun 13 2017

Panama switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China

China and Panama signed a joint communique Tuesday on the establishment of diplomatic relations. China and Taiwan have tried to poach each other's allies over the years...

Jun 13 2017

Comey's testimony adds to damaging perceptions

USA president Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, of lying under oath to Congress in testimony that...

Jun 13 2017

Theresa May wasn't sobbing over election result, says Brexit Secretary Davis

Those exit talks, expected to be the most complex in post-World War Two European history, are supposed to wrap up before the end of March 2019 - a timeline that was alrea...

Jun 13 2017

G7 meeting on environment confirms split on climate between U.S., allies

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday denied he had suggested deleting mentions of the Paris climate pact from the final communique of a major summit to ap...

Jun 13 2017

Democratic senator calls for Lynch investigation after Comey testimony

Comey said the political request called into the question the credibility of Lynch's Department of Justice and made him "queasy". "What makes it egregious is the fac...

Jun 13 2017

What on Earth Was John McCain Asking James Comey?

Many believe the letter Comey wrote about Clinton's email servers cost her the election. This seemed a rational explanation for everyone in the room, except for McCa...

Jun 13 2017

Clark remains business secretary

The reshuffle comes amid claims senior ministers have been pushing Boris to oust May and replace her as leader. Gavin Williamson will remain in the position he has h...

Jun 13 2017

Qatar foreign minister slams Saudi over 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

Meanwhile, Prime Minister House spokesperson stated that this visit is in context of ongoing crisis in Middle East between Qatar and Gulf states. A senior counter-t...

Jun 13 2017

Theresa May faces ousting after United Kingdom election shock

In the end she chose the former. A few minutes later, Theresa May delivered her own speech in which she said that Conservatives remain the largest party with majo...

Jun 13 2017

Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

The agency issued that statement in response to The Wall Street Journal's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request Monday, amid pointed questions following Trump's su...

Jun 13 2017

Comey On Hot Seat As He Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Trump also accused Comey of lying to Congess during his testimony on Thursday to the Senate Intelligence Committee - an offense that can land a person in prison for ...

Jun 13 2017

9th Circuit Deals Trump Travel Ban Another Defeat

The administration has appealed that ruling to the Supreme Court. "Immigration, even for the president, is not a one-person show", the three justices - all appointed by...

Jun 13 2017

London Bridge terror attack: All murder victims named

An Italian prosecutor says Zaghba told authorities after being stopped past year at Bologna's airport that he "wanted to be a terrorist", but then quickly corrected himse...

Jun 13 2017

Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights

He was the first person he knew on the reservation to do so, and on Saturday, Whiskeyjack took on another kind of leadership role. 'Don't use the word 'tolerant.' That is...

Jun 13 2017

Iran urges Arab nations to end Qatar crisis

Ankara is now in efforts to ease the embargo on Qatar and to end the crisis before Eid al-fitr, the sources said . In addition to cutting diplomatic ties, Saudi Ara...

Jun 13 2017

Angela Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after United Kingdom vote

In the wake of Friday's setback, Conservative figures have said the party needs to learn the lessons of its failure to win an overall majority and change direction in som...

Jun 13 2017

Pentagon's top leaders to face Congress on defense spending

Mattis told the House Armed Services Committee that Qatar's emir had inherited a hard situation and was moving in the right direction. The retired Marine Corps genera...

Jun 13 2017

Britain's Brexit Minister says May not a 'dead woman walking'

May also effectively named Damian Green , who wanted to stay in the European Union , as her deputy. May also reappointed Michael Gove, a former rival for the Conserv...

Jun 13 2017

Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Moreover, Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin-Abdulrahman al-Thani pointed out that Hamas itself has always been considered a "legitimate resistance group" across the A...

Jun 13 2017

Seconds podcast: Jeronimo Yanez takes the stand

After following Castile in his marked squad vehicle for two miles, Yanez discovered Castile had a broken taillight and used the traffic violation as a reason to pull him ...