Stories about World Media

Jun 21 2017

Jared Kushner paves way for accelerated United States push on Mideast peace

Jewish settlements in the West Bank are regarded as illegal under worldwide law and are considered one of the main obstacles to a two-state solution, taking land claimed ...

Jun 21 2017

Cuba criticises Trump's policy rollback

After the speech , he signed a six-page directive that ordered new travel and commercial restrictions , while leaving in place some key Obama-era measures that eased sa...

Jun 21 2017

Firms face ban for not passing on GST gains

Senior IAS officer Arun Goyal who was appointed as the Additional Secretary in the Goods and Services Tax ( GST) Council in September a year ago in a tweet said, "GST C...

Jun 21 2017

Prince Philip admitted to London hospital, Buckingham Palace says

The Duke is said to be in "good spirits", however is "disappointed" he does not get to return to Royal Ascot today with his family. Prince Philip was by Queen Elizabe...

Jun 21 2017

Dashcam video, other evidence in Philando Castile case released

Ofc. Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of risky discharge of a firearm . After firing the continuous shots, Yanez continues to yell ...

Jun 21 2017

Working with China on North Korea 'has not worked out'

It remains unclear what caused the University of Virginia student's severe health problems when he was in North Korea. "All those that wish to join his family in cele...

Jun 21 2017

US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

The US military has repeatedly warned forces fighting on Mr Assad's side to stay away from a "deconfliction zone", agreed with Russian Federation, near a garrison used ...

Jun 21 2017

There may be someone new at Trump's White House press podium

Back on June 6, the HuffingtonPost also reported that Jeff Sessions was considering resigning, a move that could cause even more turmoil within the White House. The t...

Jun 21 2017

Republican Karen Handel Defeats Dem Jon Ossoff in Georgia Special Election

Trump's party also claimed victory in another congressional race Tuesday, in neighboring SC. DUNWOODY, Ga . (AP) - Returns from absentee and early voting show the ti...

Jun 21 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions hires private lawyer

As acting attorney general in matters related to the election - because of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal - Rosenstein has oversight over special counsel Robe...

Jun 21 2017

May admits support for Grenfell Tower families 'was not good enough'

Commander Cundy said: "I have investigated major crime for most of my service and I have seen some awful things". "It is really important that we are clear about the sc...

Jun 21 2017

Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House special election

The Congressional Leadership Fund paid for a vehicle to drive around in the district with Ossoff's and Pelosi's faces and a sign that said "San Francisco 3 Jon Ossoff...

Jun 21 2017

Suspect in train station blast confirmed dead

Belgian media say the suspect was a 37-year-old man from the Molenbeek neighborhood, the home and transit point for numerous suspects linked to bloody attacks in Brussel...

Jun 21 2017

Fatal attack in Jerusalem: ISIS, Hamas both claim responsibility

However, the Hamas and People's Front for the Liberation of Palestine militant groups quickly retorted that the three attackers who were killed were their members and...

Jun 21 2017

Greenblatt visits Western Wall, home of slain cop

A complex situation has arisen in the last few days regarding the USA diplomacy for bringing Israel and the Palestinians aboard a peace process . "Our proactive stra...

Jun 21 2017

Republican Karen Handel Wins Georgia House Election

Ossoff was hoping to pull off the ultimate upset in a district that has kept a Republican in the seat since Jimmy Carter was president. But the first-time candidate b...

Jun 21 2017

Macron's New Party Set for Landslide in French Parliament Election

La Republique en Marche (The Republic on the Move, LREM) and allies, with an estimated 32.9 per cent of the vote, is expected to take between 400 and 440 of the assembly'...

Jun 21 2017

Queen to outline UK government plans

She sets out her policy plans in parliament on Wednesday without an arrangement giving her government enough support to pass legislation. A DUP source confirmed negot...

Jun 21 2017

Knife-edge U.S. congressional vote goes to Republicans

Ossoff and Handel both tried to focus on local issues and avoided mentioning Trump, whose approval rating sits at 37 percent, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling. At a Hya...

Jun 21 2017

Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier

He said Warmbier's death shows "we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime", but that dialogue with the North is still needed because sancti...