Stories about World Media

May 14 2017

North Korea Accuses CIA of Biochemical Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong

The ministry said the spy agencies "ideologically corrupted and bribed" a North Korean citizen who had been working in Russian Federation to carry out the alleged assassi...

May 14 2017

French Socialist ex-premier wants to join Macron's movement

Obama's Republican successor sent out an ebullient tweet about Macron's win 82 minutes after the results were announced Sunday, saying "I look very much forward to workin...

May 14 2017

Trump's pick for Army secretary withdraws his nomination

Schumer of NY, applauded Green's decision to step down. Though he claimed his comments were "cut and spliced", audio demonstrated he was not taken out of context when...

May 14 2017

Donald Trump 'may replace White House communications team with Fox News producers'

Trump's administration - embroiled in a deepening crisis over the sacking and its shifting explanation of events - is interviewing the first candidates for the post on Sa...

May 14 2017

Tillerson straddles fence on USA climate change policy at Arctic Council

Tillerson told the council that the Trump administration was reviewing how it will approach climate change but was not going to rush to make a decision. "We strongly beli...

May 14 2017

Palestinian youth shot dead in West Bank clash with Israelis

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah accused Hamas on Saturday of sole responsibility for blocking the election in Gaza where he said it maintains a rival governme...

May 14 2017

South Korea's new president moves to soothe tensions with China

Although it is still very early into Moon's presidency, and there are still many factors that could affect all outcomes, the doors to re-connect with Pyongyang have been ...

May 14 2017

Crude posts further gain in Asia after suprise USA stocks draw

OPEC member Libya said its production exceeded 800,000 barrels per day (bpd) for the first time since 2014 and could rise to 1.2 million bpd later this year. Oil pric...

May 14 2017

Uncounted votes may change BC's political landscape

With three seats in the legislature, the Greens hold the balance of power. The party won 41 seats, but there are still absentee ballots outstanding and there may be rec...

May 14 2017

South Korean military: North Korea launches ballistic missile

South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported the missile was launched from the city of Kusong, north of the capital Pyongyang. North Korea is reported to be continuing e...

May 14 2017

In global appeal, North Korea urges states not to enforce United Nations sanctions

North Korea launched a ballistic missile from the northwestern part of the country early Sunday, the South Korean Joints Chief of Staff said. Japanese Chief Cabinet Sec...

May 14 2017

Daesh auto bombs kill at least 9 in west Mosul

A USA soldier stands guard near the site of a US bombing during an operation against ISIS militants in the Achin district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on April 15....

May 14 2017

Snake hunter cashes in by capturing 16-foot python in Miami

Dusty "The Wildman" Crum snake hunter has caught a whopping python snake in the Everglades. A python hunter captured a massive 16-foot, 10-inch python in the Florid...

May 14 2017

Chinese president talks with South Korean president by phone

The conversations were dominated by how to respond to North Korea's rapidly developing nuclear and ballistic missile programs, which are in violation of U.N. New worries ...

May 14 2017

Acting FBI chief contradicts White House on Comey firing, Russian Federation probe

And then Comey was sacked and the White House was ablaze in rumors; press secretary Sean Spicer was literally hiding in a bushes or near them, depending on which story yo...

May 14 2017

North Korea fires unidentified projectile, South Korean military says

Outsiders will be especially interested in what kind of projectile was sacked. Tensions with North Korea and the USA have increased drastically in recent weeks as Congr...

May 14 2017

White House refuses to say if conversations are being taped

Trump's administration - embroiled in a deepening crisis over the sacking and its shifting explanation of events - is interviewing the first candidates for the post on Sa...

May 14 2017

Justice finally done, say Nirbhaya's parents

Media reports said a round of applause went up in court as the judgement was read out yesterday at the end of an appeal hearing that began past year. In its judgement, ...

May 14 2017

South Korea: Rival North Korea launches possible ballistic missile

A statement said the missile. That missile, launched April 29, blew up over land in North Korean territory, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Sunday's launch, h...

May 14 2017

Pope says will be 'sincere' with Trump at Vatican meeting

Along with horns and a cape, the United States president sports a gold watch and pistol in his pocket while the Pope is adorned with a golden halo. Trump and the pope a...