Stories about World Media

May 15 2017

Moon, Trump agree on close cooperation on N Korea: Seoul

Moon will have a hard diplomatic path to tread in his approach to the North, which dreams of a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United S...

May 15 2017

North Korea Accuses CIA, South Korea of 'Bio-Chemical' Assassination Plot

No details were given in the ministry statement of how the supposed plot was uncovered, or of Kim's fate. KCNA also said two intelligence services "ideologically corr...

May 15 2017

Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill

Branchburg - The White House is disputing the argument by congressional Democrats that House Republicans could face election losses in 2018 due to the health care bill th...

May 15 2017

North Korea fires missile days after new South Korea leader pledges dialogue

The North Korean missile flew about 435 miles, South Korea's military said, and was a possible response to the election of Moon four days ago. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -...

May 15 2017

Hope for improved China, South Korea relations after leaders speak

Moon also expressed hopes the two countries would be able to cooperate in developing East Asia, including extending a natural gas pipeline from Siberia to South Korea, th...

May 15 2017

Japan says N. Korea missile fell into sea

SEOUL , South Korea (AP) - Just five days after South Korea elected a president who expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea, Pyongyang sent a challenge to its riva...

May 15 2017

Turkey wins 27 medals at Islamic Solidarity Games

Saeid Mollaei and Sajjad Ganjzadeh claimed two gold medals for Iran at the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku on Sunday. "It has come to our notice that the Islamic Sol...

May 15 2017

USA holds back-channel talks with North Korea

The so-called track two talks would be the first since US President Donald Trump took office in January and come at a time of tensions over North Korea's efforts to devel...

May 15 2017

Trump suggests 'good chance' for Mideast peace

He did not explain what type of solution he envisions. "Our strategic option, our strategic choice is to bring about peace based on the vision of two states, a Palestin...

May 15 2017

NATO made a serious statement by North Korea's missile

North Korea has now christened its new missile the Hwasong-12 and, according to Korean Central News Agency, North Korea's state news agency, the missile is a "new ground-...

May 15 2017

Fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue

The blazed has been classed as a three-alarm fire, meaning at least three sets of fire units were requested to handle the blaze. No one was injured and it was unclear w...

May 15 2017

The budget's lesson for bank shareholders

The government plans to clamp down on the hiring of foreign workers and to impose hefty taxes and charges on overseas investors in property that will collect an extra A$6...

May 15 2017

De-escalation zones could have positive effect on Syrians

They discussed developments in Syria, including a Russian-proposed plan for "safe zones" that went into effect on Saturday. The deal was signed Thursday by Russian Fede...

May 15 2017

Trump moves to settle Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Trump faced deep skepticism at home and overseas over his chances for a breakthrough with Abbas, not least because the new USA administration has yet to articulate a coh...

May 15 2017

New French leader Macron sworn in with pledge to fight terror

About 300 guests, officials and family members gathered in the Elysee reception hall, including Macron's wife, Brigitte, wearing a lavender blue dress by French designer ...

May 15 2017

Magnitude 5.7 quake in northeast Iran leaves 3 dead

The quake struck late Saturday near the town of Pishqaleh in a farming region close to the Turkmenistan border. Fourteen villages suffered up to 70 percent damage, Mort...

May 15 2017

Massive ransomware attack hits 99 countries

The cyberextortion attack hitting dozens of countries spread quickly and widely thanks to an unusual confluence of factors: a known and highly risky security hole in Micr...

May 15 2017

India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

The Chinese leader is using the global gathering to promote his signature foreign policy project, the One Belt, One Road initiative. "China-Pakistan Economic Corridor i...

May 15 2017

World's biggest cyberattack hits 150 countries, the threat is 'escalating'

An global ransomware cyber attack has so far hit thousands of organisations in more than 150 countries, according to Europol , the European Union's police agency. Robins...

May 15 2017

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn get personal over defence on election trail

On Friday Mrs May said Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was "simply not up to the job" of being prime minister. The leaked draft - initially published by the Daily Mirror,...