Stories about World Media

Jun 13 2017

US Forces Assist Philippines in Marawi Battle

Thirteen of the recent losses were Marine troopers who were killed in a major engagement which lasted for some 14 hours, erupted between Marine units and Maute Group terr...

Jun 13 2017

US Attorney General to testify before Congress over contacts with Russian Federation

After the election, Sessions was rewarded with one of the most prominent positions in Trump's new administration, atop the Justice Department. But Sessions is also ...

Jun 13 2017

CONFIRMED: McCarthy unveiled as Cape Town City coach

McCarthy has been roped in by the Cape Town outfit to fill the void left by the departure of Eric Tinkler who replaces Stuart Baxter at SuperSport United. He has a fantas...

Jun 13 2017

Kremlin rejects US criticism of Russian protest arrests

Petersburg. The popular anger has spread beyond Medvedev, with many demonstrators chanting "Putin is a thief" within earshot of the City Hall that later dismissed the p...

Jun 13 2017

White House defends Trump's travel ban after second setback from appeals court

Mr Trump's own tweet from 5 June was cited in the judges' ruling . The suits by Hawaii and the Maryland challengers argued that the order violated federal immigratio...

Jun 13 2017

England edge Venezuela to lift U-20 World Cup

A first-half goal from Dominic Calvert-Lewin gave England a 1-0 win over Venezuela in the 2017 Under-20 World Cup final at Suwon World Cup Stadium on Sunday and a fir...

Jun 13 2017

Puertorriqueños votan a favor de la anexión a Estados Unidos

La consulta referencial contó tan solo con 23 por ciento de participación. Una vez conocida como ganadora la opción promovida por el gobernante Partido Nuevo Progresis...

Jun 13 2017

Sessions is appearing before Senate Intel Committee: What could happen?

The Senate Intelligence Committee has not yet scheduled a hearing for Sessions, nor it is known whether the Attorney General will testify in open or closed session. "If...

Jun 13 2017

Trump and aides turn their fire on former FBI director James Comey

Mr Comey told the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday about several one-on-one interactions with the president, during which he said Mr Trump pressed him to ...

Jun 13 2017

Singapore arrests first woman for radicalism under Internal Security Act

A profile photo of the 22-year-old infant care assistant, who wanted to join the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and become a " martyr's widow ", was found on a professional ...

Jun 13 2017

President Trump willing to testify about James Comey conversations

Comey also testified that he documented the conversations in fear that Trump would lie about their interactions. He says nobody would ask a man he hardly knew to...

Jun 13 2017

British PM hangs on for now

Just after noon (UK time ), she was driven to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government - a formality under the British system. One of...

Jun 13 2017

AG Sessions will testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee

A DOJ statement said Sessions wanted the hearing to be public because "he believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him and looks f...

Jun 13 2017

Britain's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

It would also see the United Kingdom stay within the EU customs union - meaning exports would not be subject to border checks. Almost 72 percent of IoD members said "reac...

Jun 13 2017

Helen Zille keeps her job as Western Cape premier

I therefore apologise unreservedly to the South African public who were offended by this tweet and my subsequent explanation of it. She then went on a campaign across d...

Jun 13 2017

UAE exempts Qataris married to Emiratis from expulsion order

Duty free sales at Doha airport are also suffering - they fell 25% in the past week, said Al Baker. In the worst Gulf Arab crisis for years, the UAE , along with Sa...

Jun 13 2017

Russian Federation protests: Opposition leader Alexei Navalny sentenced

The center of the Moscow protest is at Pushkin Square - and while NPR's Mary Louise Kelly says the crowd there is huge, she adds that it's also hard to ascertain how ma...

Jun 13 2017

London Urges Qatar, Gulf States to De-Escalate Situation

A recent Saudi-led effort to send American military veterans to lobby Congress proved controversial when some said they were unaware the kingdom paid for their trips to W...

Jun 13 2017

Qatar can defend economy and currency, finance minister tells CNBC

Oman is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council but takes a relatively independent diplomatic approach to the other five states in the bloc, particularly towards Iran. "...

Jun 13 2017

Hundreds of people participate in 'beef ban bashing banquet' in Mizoram

He ordered setting up of a committee under the chairmanship of Secretary Border Management for identification of gaps in the facilities in these areas and to prioritize t...