Stories about World Media

Jun 18 2017

Trump Administration trying to 'weaken' and 'dilute' bipartisan Russian sanctions

A senior administration official said the White House is unhappy with measures in the Senate bill created to limit Trump's ability to ease the sanctions without congres...

Jun 18 2017

Twitter Briefly Suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also pointed the finger at Saudi Arabia , during a visit to Norway this week. Yasser Abuhilalah, managing director of Al-...

Jun 18 2017

GOP Sen. Roy Blunt: 'President should stop talking about' Russian Federation investigation

Trump was mostly silent on Twitter on Saturday, before starting off Father's Day by extolling his accomplishments as president, writing:"The MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN agen...

Jun 18 2017

U.S. lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized

Scalise's trauma surgeon said Friday he can hope to make an "excellent recovery", even though the lawmaker arrived at the hospital Wednesday at imminent risk of death. So...

Jun 18 2017

UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit

Arriving for a meeting with his counterparts in the 28-country EU, Philip Hammond said his "clear view and I believe the view of the majority of people in Britain is th...

Jun 18 2017

Deal with DUP means London is no longer honest broker on North

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has sought assurances from Mrs May that "nothing should happen" to endanger the Good Friday Agreement . The sides pledged to carry on...

Jun 18 2017

Grenfell Tower disaster: Angry residents storm Kensington Town Hall to demand answers

A total of 58 people are presumed dead after the devastating fire in a London tower block , police chief Stuart Cundy told reporters on Saturday. And as NPR's Frank...

Jun 18 2017

Confederations Cup: Russia beat NZ 2-0

The Confederations Cup has kicked off with host nation Russian Federation opening the World Cup rehearsal tournament against New Zealand. The FIFA Confederations Cu...

Jun 18 2017

Donald Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

The government has though repeated its desire to engage in "respectful dialogue" with Washington . "We challenge Cuba to come to the table for a new agreement that is ...

Jun 18 2017

MK Stalin hands over expose tape to assembly speaker

The governor assured him that he would look into the matter and take appropriate action. "Despite the repeated pleas of the leader of the opposition, and other party legi...

Jun 18 2017

Britain can stay in European Union but perks will end: Verhofstadt

There is also a question mark over the opening of the UK's Brexit negotiations with Brussels - which are due to get underway the same day. The meeting broke up so the...

Jun 18 2017

Trump Allies Try to Discredit Special Counsel Mueller After Initial Praise

Gingrich, however, worries. Trump called because "I have been very clear" about Mueller and the lawyers he's hired amounting to a "rigged game", Gingrich said. Muelle...

Jun 18 2017

PM May admits failures as inferno toll reaches 58

The sister of a man still missing in the London blaze told reporters that when she phoned him on the 21st floor as the fire spread, he said he hadn't evacuated with his...

Jun 18 2017

Tehran says Saudi coastguard killed Iranian fisherman

Saudi coastguard officers have opened fire on Iranian fishing boats in the Gulf, killing a fisherman, according to Iranian media , amid high tensions between the two riv...

Jun 18 2017

Vietnamese people celebrate International Yoga Day

Sri Lankan President, Indian envoy celebrate International Yoga Day Sat, Jun 17, 2017, 06:04 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Though Yoga, which originated...

Jun 18 2017

Trump owes lenders at least $315 million

Mar-a-Lago, which Trump has referred to as the "Winter White House", made $37.2 million from January 2016 through this spring, an increase from the previous year, when th...

Jun 18 2017

Explosion near Afghan mosque kills at least 7

The Afghan leader told an worldwide peace conference in the capital on Tuesday that the attack, which took place at a highly fortified area of the capital, targeted "the ...

Jun 18 2017

House GOP Whip Scalise remains in critical condition, hospital says

Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise was in "imminent risk of death" when he first arrived at the hospital after being shot on Wednesday his doctors say. Just before t...

Jun 18 2017

Corbyn: More Labour MPs will be elected in Scotland

Jeremy Corbyn has announced the final positions in his shadow cabinet - dashing hopes of Blairites that he would restore some of them to the front bench. It's been repo...

Jun 18 2017

United Kingdom plans to offer "very generous" terms for European Union citizens after Brexit

Theresa May has signalled she will not compromise over Brexit despite growing demands for a change in approach in the wake of last week's election result. But May, weaken...