Stories about World Media

Jun 22 2017

Russia-US meeting canceled over sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department said the new sanctions would not be lifted until Russian Federation leaves Crimea. A White House spokesman said on Tuesday that US sanction...

Jun 22 2017

Theresa May faces legal challenge over proposed deal with DUP

Mr Varadkar said he was reassured by the Prime Minister's commitment to make public the terms of any agreement. May said that the Government was "steadfast in our suppo...

Jun 22 2017

Supreme Court Will Hear Gerrymandering Case

At issue is whether Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin drew legislative districts that favored their party and were so out of whack with the state's political breakdow...

Jun 22 2017

Restoring powersharing the priority as Brexit talks begin, says Coveney

Her comments follow warnings by the nationalist parties, Sinn Fein and the SDLP, and the cross-community Alliance Party, that a deal with the DUP would undermine the Go...

Jun 22 2017

Iran and Israel Exchange Warnings

Sharif told The Associated Press that the missile launch reflected Iran's "military power", though Iran has no intention of starting another war. The confrontation repr...

Jun 22 2017

Qatar row: US shifts tone as Turkish troops arrive in Doha

On June 10, Trump alleged that Qatar "has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level" - echoing Riyadh's claim that the gas-rich emirate has been fund...

Jun 22 2017

Former homeland security chief to face intelligence panel

Johnson said he doesn't know whether the hacking of the Democratic National Committee's emails and other Moscow-directed interference "did in fact alter public opinio...

Jun 22 2017

Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

Dingell said Democrats had their "wake-up call " last November, not last night, and recalled that she was warning in the summer of 2015 that President Trump could wi...

Jun 22 2017

Beloved Filipina Singer Charice is Now a Man Named Jake Zyrus

Zyrus joined the cast of " Glee " for the show's second season, playing Sunshine Corazon, a foreign exchange student who joined New Directions and formed a rivalry with ...

Jun 22 2017

UN says 65.6 million people displaced globally

Grandi also called for properly protecting and caring for the world's refugees , internally displaced and asylum-seekers - who now number 22.5 million, 40.3 million, a...

Jun 22 2017

Queen's Speech to be dominated by Brexit says Theresa May

Prime Minister May is still involved in talks with DUP leader Arlene Foster about arranging a pact. This would keep the day-to-day business of government in motion and pr...

Jun 22 2017

Adele surprises London firefighters after deadly Grenfell Tower fire

Some of the people feel they can't seek help because they are terrified they will be carted off to immigration detention. "That was a failure of the state, local and nati...

Jun 22 2017

Champions Trophy 2021 in doubt, ICC mulls 2 WT20s in 4 years

Pakistan have climbed to the sixth position in the ICC Rankings for One-Day Internationals following their maiden Champions Trophy triumph which they achieved by bea...

Jun 22 2017

GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

It also removes language restricting federally-subsidized health plans from covering abortions, which may have run afoul of complex budget rules. He also said that the le...

Jun 22 2017

Macron: 'Door still open' for United Kingdom if it changes mind on Brexit

The leaders spoke in the garden of the Élysée Palace following a working diner, before departing for the France-England football match at the Stade de France , where the...

Jun 22 2017

United States weighs banning citizens' travel to N. Korea after student's death

China sent its top diplomat, State Councilor Yang Jiechi , and Gen. Fang Fenghui , chief of the Chinese military's Joint Staff Department. Foreign ministry spokesman...

Jun 22 2017

Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions celebrate

The 80-minute yoga session is expected to begin around 6:30 a.m.in the morning. Donning a white T-shirt and loose pants, Modi also performed asanas along with over 50...

Jun 22 2017

In Georgia, Republicans celebrate while Dems seek upsides

Handel said at her victory rally that she knew it was going to "require all hands on deck" for Republicans to hold on to the district. In both states, the Republica...

Jun 22 2017

Shiv Sena supports Kovind; to go with NDA after 15 years

Palaniswami , chief minister of Tamil Nadu. AIADMK (Amma) has chose to support NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. We were expecting a person like former Pres...

Jun 22 2017

Brexit laws head agenda for UK's 'zombie government'

Seen as an important cultural tradition in Cumbria going back many hundreds of years, Mr Thompson added that the hunts now had more support than they had ever had from al...