Stories about World Media

Jun 14 2017

UK leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

Talks between the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) about a confidence and supply agreement are expected to continue on Wednesday after a meetin...

Jun 14 2017

Talks between UK PM May's Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP restart

One of British Prime Minister Theresa May's predecessors has warned that her plan to stay in power after losing her parliamentary majority risks the "fragile" peace in ...

Jun 14 2017

Man investigating abuse at Ivanka shoe factory vanishes

The Huajian Group makes 10,000 to 20,000 pairs of shoes a year for Ivanka Trump's brand, a fraction of the 20 million pairs it produces every year, AP noted. Ivanka T...

Jun 14 2017

Fire engulfs tower block in west London

Scotland Yard has confirmed a number of fatalities and at least 50 people have been treated in hospital, according to London Ambulance. "Our priority (is) to get peop...

Jun 14 2017

Qatar Airways urges UN action against Gulf 'blockade'

Saudi Arabia , UAE , Egypt and Bahrain last week cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over alleged accusations that Doha was supporting global Islamist extremists who are ...

Jun 14 2017

Gatland: Lions took a step back against Highlanders

Defeat stems the momentum once again. The Irish Times , too, was more upbeat (and thought CJ Stander dug deep). "Whatever level you play at, you need the penalty c...

Jun 14 2017

London Firefighters Combing Grenfell Tower for People Trapped Inside After Fire

London Fire Brigade has confirmed a "number of fatalities" following a blaze at Grenfell Tower in north Kensington . Plumes of black smoke billowed into the air hours a...

Jun 14 2017

Members of Nebraska delegation respond to 'terrible incident' on baseball practice field

Police in Alexandria , Virginia , say five people were taken to area hospitals, including the gunman who opened fire Wednesday morning. Sen. Jeff Flake says the g...

Jun 14 2017

Fire in London sees apartment building go up in flames

A massive fire ripped through a 27-storey apartment block in west London in the early hours of Wednesday, trapping residents inside as 200 firefighters battled the blaz...

Jun 14 2017

Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russians

However, through the three-hour long hearing, none of the Senators on the Committee, not even the Democrats, raised the question of what Jeff Sessions did about the con...

Jun 14 2017

Narendra Modi: India sees the Arctic as another cooperation venue with Russian Federation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on Spanish King Felipe VI at the royal palace here on Wednesday. President Rajoy expressed Spain's continued support for India's m...

Jun 14 2017

Talks between UK PM May's Conservatives and N.Ireland's DUP restart

May hopes with the backing of the DUP her Conservatives will again command the majority they lost in last week's election. The talks are being closely watched in Eu...

Jun 14 2017

Duchess of Cambridge visits patients, medics after London attack

A mother has heard how her daughter was brutally stabbed to death in the London Bridge terror attack , as the inquests of the victims were formally opened. "This is a go...

Jun 14 2017

Sen. Cotton Rips Dems for Chasing 'Rabbit Trails' at Sessions Hearing

In addition to the denial, Sessions went as far to as to say it was a "detestable lie" that he had any collusion with the Russians on their interference with the 2016 USA...

Jun 14 2017

Malaysia Airlines A330 returns to Melbourne after bomb threat

Supt Tony Langdon, from NW Metro, said the "device" the man was holding was "obviously not an explosive device" but would not go into detail. "He was taken out of the pla...

Jun 14 2017

United Kingdom leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

The resignations were reportedly demanded by Tory MPs as the price of their supporting the Prime Minister. In fact, they fell so short that without the support from t...

Jun 14 2017

USA urges Gulf states to ease restrictions

The countries accuse Qatar, which hosts a large USA air base crucial for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, of funding terrorist groups throughout the region. The list i...

Jun 14 2017

Lawmakers Praise Hero Capitol Police Officers

In her statement on Wednesday, Giffords said that she was "heartbroken" for Scalise and the other victims, adding that she was "thankful for the great courage of the Capi...

Jun 14 2017

Journalists blindsided by surprise restrictions on talking to senators on Capitol Hill

Shelby then issued a statement: "The Rules Committee has made no changes to the existing rules governing press coverage on the Senate side of the Capitol complex". at...

Jun 14 2017

Kane blames poor defence for loss to France

The match will be remembered for the intervention of the video assistant referee (VAR) early in the second half after the Italian referee gave the penalty for Varane's fo...