Stories about World Media

Jun 21 2017

Ram Nath Kovind resigns as Bihar Governor

Political pundits say Opposition parties have no choice but to accept Kovind or put up another Dalit candidate against him. Former BJP state chief Mangal Pandey also ha...

Jun 21 2017

BJP plays Dalit card for Presidential polls

The BJP yesterday announced the name of the 71-year-old Kovind, a low-profile Dalit leader and a two-term BJP Rajya Sabha member, as its choice for the President. A...

Jun 21 2017

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack

But the claim, which came with the Islamists facing defeat in their Iraq and Syria bastions, was swiftly dismissed by Palestinian militant groups. An Israeli policewoma...

Jun 21 2017

Tropical system targets Gulf Coast, system slightly strengthens

Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada and Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana including Isla de Margarita. A tropical storm watch is i...

Jun 21 2017

Carla Fendi, Philanthropist and Fashion Force, Dies at 79

The statement continued: "She was for all of us a source of inspiration and an example of dedication, work culture and sensibility for beauty". The page also shared Car...

Jun 21 2017

Pakistan starts fencing of its border with Afghanistan

The extensive project will be conducted in phases along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, with the areas prone to higher infiltration from militants prioritized first. Acc...

Jun 21 2017

BJP leader files complaint against journalist Rana Ayyub over tweet on Kovind

Officials said the "black cat" commandos force will secure Kovind, who resigned Tuesday as the Bihar governor. Sena , known for its unpredictability, backed the UP...

Jun 21 2017

NPA reiterates its priorities as Brexit talks begin

Nearly a year after British voters took the decision to leave the bloc , Davis took a team of officials to open the negotiations with Barnier in the European Commission'...

Jun 21 2017

U.S. coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump blamed the "brutality of the North Korean regime" for Warmbier's death. Han Tae Song, North Korea's ambassador to the U.N.in Geneva, spe...

Jun 21 2017

Macron set for landslide win in French elections

To win a seat in the first round of voting, candidates have to win more than half of the votes, which must account for at least a quarter of the registered voters. Opinio...

Jun 21 2017

France's Macron to reshuffle government after huge Parliament win

Abstention was particularly high in low-income areas, reopening the debate about France's social divide, the Guardian reported. It is humiliating the Socialist and ...

Jun 21 2017

Qatar Purchase of US Fighter Jets Not Escalating Diplomatic Row - Turkish FM

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said last week the rift was "hindering" the campaign and urged Saudi Arabia and its allies to ease their "blockade". Qatar is the ...

Jun 21 2017

Bengaluru cop stops President's convoy to make way for ambulance, wins applause

Saturday, Pranab Mukherjee's convoy was moving towards the Metro's Green Line via HAL road, for the inauguration ceremony done by him and the police have held the traffic...

Jun 21 2017

Modi's party backs low-caste leader as India's next president

Meanwhile, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev also said that consensus on the nomination for the upcoming Presidential polls is needed by the political parties considering the dignity...

Jun 21 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy to Flood Gulf Coast

Even with no immediate tropical threats to Southwest Florida, it's important to stay informed and up-to-date on the tropics since the forecast can often change. It's also...

Jun 21 2017

PM Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, discusses bilateral relations

The killing of the Chinese citizens vindicated the issues of terrorism raised by Modi in his speech at the SCO. The Prime Minister also strongly pitched for enhancing c...

Jun 21 2017

AP CM Sacks Former Chief Secretary of AP IYR Krishna Rao

Krishna Rao knew service rules and regulations. NT Rama Rao was dethroned in a palace coup by Chandrababu Naidu in 1995 and it has been a touchy topic with the TDP chi...

Jun 21 2017

Punjab to forgive over $1.5 billion in farm debts

It commended the State government for increasing the ex gratia amount to the families of farmers who have committed suicide from ₹3 lakh to ₹5 lakh. Meanwhile, for loan...

Jun 21 2017

Russian Federation doesn't see threat of direct confrontation with U.S. in Syria

In the first high-level USA public comments about the situation, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Monday the former Cold War foes...

Jun 21 2017

USA will work to restore deconfliction link with Russian Federation in Syria

Russia's Defense Ministry announced earlier today they were halting use of the hotline in protest of the United States shooting down a Syrian Su-22 bomber yesterday, but ...