Stories about World Media

Jun 21 2017

South Korea president criticizes North on death

Han Tae Song, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations, said: "My country has been under sanctions for more than 60 years by Americans". Earlier the coroner's...

Jun 21 2017

Gunmen Attack Mali Resort, Four Guests Killed

It is thought jihadist gunmen stormed the Le Campement Hotel in Dougourakoro, which is popular with foreign tourists. The military says in a statement the attack occu...

Jun 21 2017

Senate close to vote on dismantle health law

Corker says he has not seen the Republican health care bill, but says it should be public a week before a vote . "We're going to lay out a discussion draft Thursday m...

Jun 21 2017

McCain: Travelers to N Korea should sign waiver

Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old college student detained and imprisoned in North Korea , is carried off of an airplane at Lunken Airport in Cincinnati on Tuesday, June 1...

Jun 21 2017

US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

Anchor: Two U.S. strategic bombers flew to the Korean Peninsula for a joint exercise with South Korean Air Force jets on Tuesday. Senator John McCain called the death o...

Jun 21 2017

Who are the main players in Syria's conflict?

According to Iranian state TV, Iran fired six missiles in apparent retaliation for a deadly twin attack carried out by the group in Tehran in which 17 people were kill...

Jun 21 2017

Castile protesters march in Minnesota city where acquitted officer worked

Yanez shot Castile five times on July 6 during a traffic stop in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. Castile's family cursed and stormed from the courtroom and c...

Jun 21 2017

Drone footage illustrates devastation of Portugal forest fires which killed 62

Image: Firefighters work to put out a forest fire near the village of Fato, central Portugal , June 18, 2017. Portugal on Monday struggled to control the deadliest w...

Jun 21 2017

Warship Collision: 7 missing US Navy sailors found dead

Sykes says her son told her that the men sleeping on bunks above and below him were among those who died. About 400 vessels pass through the shipping lane each day,...

Jun 21 2017

United States downs Syrian warplane as it engaged ISIS

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the $110 billion (100 billion euro) deal was aimed at helping the kingdom deal with "malign Iranian influence". He added that the...

Jun 21 2017

French, Iraqi journalists killed in Mosul mine blast

The battle is now entering its final and most challenging phase amid reports of up to 400 civilians fleeing the city on Monday, including children suffering from scabie...

Jun 21 2017

Russian Federation threatens after United States downs Syrian warplane

The US will work to restore the deconfliction channel with Russian Federation in Syria that Moscow suspended after Washington's forces downed a Syrian warplane, an offi...

Jun 21 2017

Russian Jet Flies Within Feet Of US Plane Over Baltic Sea

A U.S. official said Tuesday that the Russian aircraft came within five feet of a wing tip for a U.S. RC-135 reconnaissance plane. A separate defense official said th...

Jun 21 2017

Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions

Many observers in Washington believe that Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies' problem with Qatar has more to do with its hosting of pan-Arabic news channels like Al-Jazeera...

Jun 21 2017

Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax policies

Rather, he said she was "in the input stage, listening to the different ideas and proposals that are out there". "But I also think if it doesn't happen we should be prepa...

Jun 21 2017

Remains of 7 sailors killed in US ship collision return home

Joseph Aucoin said during a press conference earlier Sunday. Navy officials say the ship also had a big gash on the bottom. Aucoin said at a press conference Sunday tha...

Jun 21 2017

UAE warns Qatar sanctions could last years

The Gulf diplomatic dispute has opened a rift between some of the main USA allies in the Middle East, after Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the UAE and Bahrain cut off tiny-but...

Jun 21 2017

Emmanuel Macron to reshuffle government after French parliament election win

But while the French voters may have handed Macron the keys to the vehicle of state, there are far too many in the French establishment ready and willing to pour sugar in...

Jun 21 2017

Brexit talks to begin amid post-election fallout in Britain

Britain on Monday finally opened negotiations with other European Union nations about leaving the bloc. "There will be no hostility on my side, I will display a const...

Jun 21 2017

UK's Hammond says new UK-EU regulatory process needed after Brexit

The first part of of Hammond's strategy for ensuring a Brexit "that works for Britain" will be "securing a comprehensive agreement for trade in goods and services". "The ...