Stories about World Media

May 14 2017

Activity near Jefferson Davis statue fuels speculation

As the sculpture was strapped to a crane hook and lowered onto a trailer this morning, advocates of the removal cheered and sang "Na na na na, hey hey hey, goodbye", whil...

May 14 2017

Jordanian stabber shot dead in Jerusalem

The attacker was identified as Muhammad Abdullah Salim al-Qassagi, a 57-year-old Jordanian citizen who arrived in Israel last week via the northern border crossing. "Terr...

May 14 2017

Trump congratulates Moon on election win, planning summit at White House soon

Along with his promises to tackle serious worldwide issues, Moon said he would cut ties with South Korea's conglomerates and leave the office uncorrupted. As with Mr. M...

May 14 2017

Two more suspected Ebola cases identified in Congo

Three of them have died, though at this point only one case has been confirmed by the country's National Institute of Biomedical Research as the Zaire strain of Ebola . ...

May 14 2017

New S.Korean leader sets course in stormy diplomacy

Some analysts pointed out that Moon's election raises questions about whether the United States is really satisfied with the election results, given that Seoul may now be...

May 14 2017

United Nations chief, state leaders in China for Belt and Road Forum

India is likely to skip the two-day worldwide event of One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative being organised by China with much fanfare in Beijing. Deputy Prime Minist...

May 14 2017

10 shot dead near China 'Belt and Road' projects in Pakistan

They fled the scene afterwards. The attack on the Pakistani workers took place 20 kilometres from the port city of Gwadar in Baluchistan province that forms the souther...

May 14 2017

After the New President, New Faces for France's Parliament

Macron angered fellow centrist Francois Bayrou and faced mockery from his opponents after his La Republique En Marche (REM, The Republic on the Move) party unveiled mor...

May 14 2017

United Kingdom working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

Staff have worked very hard to avoid disruption to patients and to minimise impact on our services, while our contingency and emergency plans worked well. The servers of ...

May 14 2017

Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified

Milliken enlisted in the Navy in 2002 and has been assigned to an East Coast-based special warfare unit since 2004. We grieve his death, but we celebrate his life and man...

May 14 2017

PM Modi speaks to French President-Elect Macron

His victory at the head of a year-old pro-EU movement that has presented itself as a home for progressives of all stripes has blown up France's long-standing left-right p...

May 14 2017

Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

The broadcaster said that the fighting between the SDF and the Islamic State in Tabqa had been happening for weeks. Ankara views the YPG as an extension of the Kurdis...

May 14 2017

India likely to skip China's Belt and Road forum

At the upcoming forum, all parties will identify major cooperative projects, set up working groups and establish an investment cooperation centre, Xinhua news agency rep...

May 14 2017

Jean-Claude Juncker: 'English is losing importance'

British ministers blasted the European Commission on Friday, accusing EU officials of trying to "bully" the United Kingdom ahead of two years of grueling negotiations. Th...

May 14 2017

Tour bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 24 people

Governor Amir Cicek said the bus flipped over at a road bend as it was travelling from the coastal province of Izmir to Marmaris, a popular tourist destination. His deput...

May 14 2017

Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks

President Trump fired the director of the FBI, in the fourth year of his 10-year term, because the president was upset that Mr. Comey was leading an FBI investigation of ...

May 14 2017

17 mummies discovered in central Egypt: ministry

Excavation work had started in the area after a team of Cairo University students detected the existence of a burial site in 2016. Dean of the faculty of archaeology, C...

May 14 2017

North Korea accuses CIA of plot to assassinate Kim Jong

Central Intelligence Agency and the puppet IS of South Korea targeting the dignity of the DPRK ( North Korea ) supreme leadership". Placing the level of pressure needed...

May 14 2017

It appears BC has its first minority government in 65 years

All eyes are on Andrew Weaver after Tuesday's wild election seemingly placed the balance of power with his Green Party. "We have been presented with an opportunity by...

May 14 2017

Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy captured

The ASP said Friday the suspect was James Arthur Bowden and not James Michael Bowden, 32, as originally stated Thursday during a press conference. Dardanelle is about 65 ...