Stories about World Media

Jun 22 2017

May launches plan for government, promising to listen to Brexit concerns

The promise follows a snap election in which May lost her majority. What is usually a ceremonial address, dominated by costumed pageantry, has become a crucial test of ...

Jun 22 2017

China, US to hold first diplomatic, security dialogue tomorrow

The United Nations has blacklisted hundreds of North Korean entities, but many of them try to get business done though China , according to US officials. Trump has prais...

Jun 22 2017

Egypt sends fuel for Gaza's only power plant as Hamas links thaw

Gaza's Hamas chief, Yehya Al-Sinwar, and Egyptian security officials agreed on imports at talks in Cairo this month. Abbas' decision to cut funding came amid a persistent...

Jun 22 2017

Islamic State blows up Mosul mosque where it declared 'caliphate' - Iraqi military

The ancient minaret known as "Al-Hadba" (Hunchback) lies next to the Nuri mosque and was the most loved and recognisable landmark in Mosul , sometimes referred to as Ira...

Jun 22 2017

ISIS destroys mosque where leader declared caliphate

The Old City is the last district in Mosul that IS militants control following an eight-month long offensive by Iraqi and coalition forces on the city. It is Mosul's mo...

Jun 22 2017

In Iraq's Mosul, Islamic State group destroys iconic mosque

The Iraqis called the 45m leaning minaret al-Hadba, or "the hunchback". The black flag of ISIS had been fluttering over the leaning minaret since June 2014.Now the site...

Jun 22 2017

Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against IS in Syria

The incident took place after a series of clashes between pro-regime troops and the US-backed anti-ISIS group, the Syrian Democratic Forces, near the SDF-held town of J...

Jun 22 2017

Mexico vs New Zealand

Former Mexican goalkeeper Oswaldo Sanchez told the New Zealand Herald that the current team has reasons to be confident. Mexico asserted its superiority in the second...

Jun 22 2017

Oil slump spooks investors; China stocks get MSCI nod

Reuters called MSCI's decision a "landmark moment", one that gives investors the opportunity to include more Chinese stocks in their mutual funds or retirement account...

Jun 22 2017

Iran's leader warns Iraq not to weaken Shi'ite militias

BEIRUT, June 19 The United States and Iran have flexed their military muscles in unprecedented ways in Syria to deter attacks on their allies and interests, with Russian ...

Jun 22 2017

Queen's Speech: Theresa May vows to listen harder on Brexit

At the State Opening of Parliament , the Queen's Speech , which is prepared by the government of the day and read out by the 91-year-old monarch, laid out the legislati...

Jun 22 2017

French defence minister Goulard steps down amid jobs probe

President Macron has pledged to clean up French politics and public life after a series of scandals that have damaged voter confidence in their elected representatives. G...

Jun 22 2017

Britain will consult more intensively with business over Brexit

Citing the election results as proof the public wants a Brexit that is "outward-looking" and "internationally-minded", the advocacy organisation asked the United Kingdom ...

Jun 22 2017

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs caught after year on lam

A former leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (FLDS), Lyle Jeffs was indicted on food stamp fraud in February of 2016. Jeffs is ...

Jun 22 2017

Ministers 'considering best way to protect consumers from rip-off energy prices'

The UK's public sector borrowing falls to lowest point since 2008, narrowing in May to £6.7bn, down 5% compared to the same month previous year according to the Off...

Jun 22 2017

USA warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

Australia said it was suspending military flights over Syria two days after a U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian jet near the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa. "W...

Jun 22 2017

Belgian Authorities: Brussels Attacker Not Known for Terrorism

A suspect allegedly involved in a small explosion at Brussels Central station, that authorities are now treating as an act of terrorism , has died according to the Be...

Jun 22 2017

Iran Launches Missiles into Syria targeting ISIS

Iran has described the attackers as being "long affiliated with the Wahhabi", an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia . Bahram Ghassemi, th...

Jun 22 2017

Soccer player Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

All these cases are scrutinised from image rights on sponsored deals made by players, not salaries paid by clubs. Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi was also ...

Jun 22 2017

Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died

In the wake of the news of Otto Warmbier's death, Young Pioneer Tours , the travel company that brought Warmbier to North Korea , announced it would no longer be br...