Stories about World Media

Jun 21 2017

US Shoots Down Drone Close to Iraqi-Syrian Border

The unmanned, armed drone was advancing on United States forces, and was shot at after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces" according to a...

Jun 21 2017

65.6m people forced from their homes

Of the record 65.6 million people forcibly displaced 22.5 million were refugees , 40.3 million were uprooted within their countries and 2.8 million asylum seekers and ...

Jun 21 2017

Brexit talks begin with hopes of constructive deal

Nearly exactly a year after Britain's seismic referendum to leave the bloc, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier of France, welcomed his counterpart David Davis wi...

Jun 21 2017

Two Pakistani diplomats missing in Afghanistan since Friday

According to the statement, the Afghan authorities informed Islamabad that the investigation and the search for the diplomats were launched. The officials were on the...

Jun 21 2017

Explosive noises heard at Brussels train station

Belgium's Crisis Center, which monitors security threats in the country, said based on initial information it did not see a need to raise the country's terror threat to t...

Jun 21 2017

Donald Trump: US student's experience in North Korea 'truly terrible'

Warmbier, 22, is in stable condition at the UC Medical Center, where he was taken after his arrival in OH late Tuesday after more than 17 months in North Korean captivity...

Jun 21 2017

Narendra Modi corners Pakistan on terror, tells China to respect mutual concerns

The meeting between both the leaders was first after India boycotted the high-profile Belt and Road Forum held in Beijing last month. New Delhi opposes OBOR as one ...

Jun 21 2017

Australia suspends air strikes in Syria

The Syrian regime views the Kurdish forces as a potential threat to the country's sovereignty. The area falls in a part of Syria that was recently identified as a milit...

Jun 21 2017

US jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

It is the fifth time in the past month the U.S. has struck at forces allied with the Syrian government in the area. In an indirect reference to Iranian-backed forces ...

Jun 21 2017

Le Pen wins French parliamentary seat, but key aides miss out

He said he believed Philippe would be reappointed premier. The government spokesman said earlier that Macron is expected to make only small, "technical" changes and ren...

Jun 21 2017

North Korea ramps up the pressure on South Korea

Trump who previously called the case "a truly bad thing", said the U.S. condemns the "brutality" of the North Korean regime. Warmbier, 22, who was arrested in North Kor...

Jun 21 2017

Los Angeles Police Department cadets arrested after stealing three patrol cars

Officer Aareon Jefferson, a department spokesman, said it was easy for pursuing officers to identify the SUVs as stolen because the drivers weren't in uniform. A third ve...

Jun 21 2017

Coveney To Take Part In NI Talks To Restore Power Sharing

In an apparent reference to UK Ministers" repeated insistence that "no deal is better than a bad deal', M. Barnier said: "For both the European Union and the UK a fair de...

Jun 21 2017

Iran's missile attack kills 65 IS terrorists in Syria

The Iranian government has voiced support for a recent missile attack by the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) on Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) positions in...

Jun 21 2017

More LAPD Cadets Arrested For Stealing Patrol Cars

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck are continuing to push legislation that would prevent California law enforcement offi...

Jun 21 2017

Georgia voters streaming to polls in expensive Congress race

Ossoff initially campaigned on a promise to "make Trump furious", but more recently has avoided taking on the president as he tries to win over centrist voters. The seat ...

Jun 21 2017

Russian fighter jet flies five feet from US spy plane

According to the FOXNews, since June 2, over 35 so-called interactions between American and Russian military aircraft and warships have been recorded in the Baltic S...

Jun 21 2017

Jeremy Corbyn says Diane Abbott is back on the Labour front bench

Turnout among 18- to 24-year-olds in the British election was put at at 58 percent compared to 43 percent in 2015. "That's about 2% change each year". This is obviously...

Jun 21 2017

Russians protest government corruption

Eleven demonstrators were arrested in Vladivostok, according to OVD-Info, a website that monitors political repressions. In Moscow , thousands of angry protesters ...

Jun 21 2017

U.S. 'mystified' over Gulf states approach to Qatar

The statement came after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who has been assigned by President Donald Trump to oversee an end to the crisis, spent two frustrating d...