Stories about World Media

May 16 2017

UN forces retake strategic areas of C. African Republic city

Peacekeepers reported sporadic gunfire late Sunday, but on Monday the situation had calmed, according to United Nations mission spokesman Herve Verhoosel. He added that t...

May 16 2017

Iraqi forces free Islamic State-held area in western Mosul

US -backed Iraqi forces were moving to surround Mosul's Old City on Thursday, a week after launching a fresh push to drive Islamic State militants from areas they still...

May 16 2017

Trump revealed classified information to Russian Federation during recent meeting — WaPost

One of the officials with knowledge of Trump's meeting with the Russian called the timing of the disclosure "particularly unfortunate", as the president prepares for a Wh...

May 16 2017

'Real Housewives' star bound and beaten in home invasion, report

The assailants stormed the couple and were said to have beaten Cantin with a bat and punched Manzo . They were had their faces covered and were bound together while th...

May 16 2017

Betty Shelby testifies at her manslaughter trial Monday afternoon

Shelby said during the encounter, she thought about her training, and how she had been instructed not to let a suspect extend their arm if they're reaching into their veh...

May 16 2017

Stay 4Warned: Severe weather expected several days this week

The main storm timeline on Thursday is between 4 - 10 p.m. Storms could be quite intense, with damaging hail, wind and tornado risk. The severe weather risk will shif...

May 16 2017

New French prime minister's party says appointment ambiguous

Macron and Merkel were all smiles inside, and the German leader declared that "Europe will only do well if there is a strong France, and I am committed to that". The two-...

May 16 2017

President Trump Unleashes on Fired FBI Director James Comey and 'Fake Media'

The White House, however, declined repeatedly on Friday to discuss the matter - including whether there are recording devices in the Oval Office. Tweeting this morning,...

May 16 2017

Australian conservative government to raise taxes on five biggest banks

The banks say they've walked away from a meeting with Treasury officials on Thursday with more questions about the tax than answers. "The budget goes into surplus in 2020...

May 16 2017

Is Trump Taping Conversations in the Oval Office? Sean Spicer Won't Say

Mr Spicer later said that the president had not asked for a pledge of loyalty. In an angry early morning tweet storm, Trump warned that "James Comey better hope that ...

May 16 2017

Neck restraint death raises questions in Vegas

Police said an officer used a stun gun, which affected the man, but he continued to struggle. As the encounter escalated, one officer punched the man multiple times and...

May 16 2017

Abortion restrictions expanded for foreign non-profits receiving US health funds

The U.S. State Department announced that its new Mexico City policy, rebranded as "Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance Plan", will for the first time also cut fun...

May 16 2017

Trump's 7 most hypocritical tweets about sharing classified information

The newspaper cites current and former U.S. officials, who say the president jeopodised a critical source of intelligence on IS in his conversations with the Russian fore...

May 16 2017

Iran presidential election: Conservative candidate Ghalibaf withdraws

A survey conducted by the Information Agency of the Islamic Republic (IRNA) on May 7-8 revealed that about 66.7 percent of respondents will participate in the presidentia...

May 16 2017

Ford to cut North America, Asia salaried workers by 10 per cent

Ford's profits sank 35% during the first quarter to $1.6 billion as higher costs for warranties, recalls and materials eroded profits. Investors are concerned that US ...

May 16 2017

Trump meets Russia foreign minister amid Comey controversy

But following this latest meeting, Trump told Lavrov Moscow should "rein in the Assad regime, Iran and Iranian proxies". "The FBI is one of our nation's most cherished ...

May 16 2017

Opposition Parties Protest Against Zuma

ANC members of Parliament are being intimidated [to prevent them voting against Zuma]. While legal experts, including Cathi Albertyn, a law professor at the University ...

May 16 2017

US Joins Arctic Council In Calling For Action To Curb Climate Change

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an global declaration highlighting the importance of the Paris Agreement in tackling climate change Thursday, even as the Trum...

May 16 2017

Melissa McCarthy Rides Through New York as Spicer

This will be the fifth time she has hosted the sketch comedy show. What are you most excited about from Melissa McCarthy's latest hosting stint? Still, the question...

May 16 2017

World celebrates Mother's Day today

Thank you to all committed mothers and those who have been a "Mom" in any shape or form. The first modern Mother's Day observances were organized in Grafton, West...