Stories about World Media

May 16 2017

Russia's Putin performs impromptu piano recital ahead of Trump meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that intelligence services should beware of creating software that can later be used for malicious means - a reference to ...

May 16 2017

Ian Brady dies at high security psychiatric hospital on Merseyside aged 79

He and Hindley later confessed to another two murders. The serial killer was jailed for three murders in 1966. But there are fears that should Brady die, it would mak...

May 16 2017

Robert Lighthizer sworn in as US Trade Representative

Lighthizer' s confirmation because of his grasp of global trade rules and understanding of the importance of balanced trade agreements to the USA dairy sector", said Jim ...

May 16 2017

Moon to Xi: Let's Talk

President Donald Trump congratulated Moon on his victory in Tuesday's snap election and invited South Korea's new leader to visit the White House. A high-ranking Japane...

May 16 2017

China Pledges $124b for New Silk Road Plan

Xi addressed nearly 30 leaders on the second day of a forum on his new Silk Road plan, a huge infrastructure project meant to revive ancient land and sea trade routes fro...

May 16 2017

Adelson reportedly 'furious' about Tillerson's comments on USA embassy in Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem on May 14, 2017. Speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press," Tillerson a...

May 16 2017

Trump tweets 'best thing' would be to cancel future press briefings

Trump's tweet about Comey was likely a reaction to a New York Times report , published Thursday night, detailing a one-on-one dinner Trump had with Comey shortly afte...

May 16 2017

China's Xi says Belt and Road needs to reject protectionism

Some Western diplomats have expressed unease about the initiative, seeing it as an attempt to promote Chinese influence globally. State leaders and officials from over ...

May 16 2017

Putin warns of risks of governments creating hacking tools

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the USA of being responsible for the massive cyber attack that has been sweeping across the world since Friday. "I can't say that...

May 16 2017

Will frame a law if SC bans triple talaq: India govt

The bench replied, "The time we have in hand to hear arguments (during vacation) will not be enough to deal with all three issues". To a query from the bench, senior ad...

May 16 2017

Trump firing Comey amounts to 'high crimes', says Harvard constitutional law professor

Since Comey's dismissal earlier this week , White House spokespeople have been scrambling to explain the chain of events and backing up Trump's explanation that he made ...

May 16 2017

Nurses to stage 'summer of protests' over pay

Four out of five members of the RCN who took part in the consultative vote backed a walkout, while nine out of 10 favoured industrial action short of a strike. The pay ca...

May 16 2017

Another appeals court to weigh Trump's revised travel ban

In his 30-minute oral argument, Wall said the president's executive order signed on March 6, which bars nationals of Libya, Iran , Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen fro...

May 16 2017

8 candidates quizzed for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief amid uproar over Comey

And that's what we want for the F.B.I". Over the weekend, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met with the eight candidates for ...

May 16 2017

Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

Rouhani did not explain on Friday how he would materialize the ground-breaking promise. "God allowed it. The constitution has allowed that they use their language and the...

May 16 2017

Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

After the president tweeted what appears to be a threat towards Comey regarding "tapes" of their conversations , journalists and others came forward with stories of thei...

May 16 2017

Macron eyes legislative elections after landslide victory in French presidential polls

And just as Obama and Hollande met each other at two key summits in the United States in May 2012, Trump and Macron will meet in Brussels during a North Atlantic Treaty O...

May 16 2017

Experts predict instability in the legislature after BC election

The results could change with 176,104 absentee ballots still to come and the NDP's Ronna-Rae Leonard clinging to a nine-vote lead over Liberal Jim Benninger in Courtenay-...

May 16 2017

Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume

Israel's Channel 2 reported Monday that the US delegation rejected Israeli requests that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and an Israeli TV crew accompany President Do...

May 16 2017

Support For Marriage Equality In America Reaches All-Time High

Kim Davis, a clerk from Rowan County, Kentucky, attracted global headlines in 2015 when she refused to conduct gay marriages following the Supreme Court's ruling. Seven...