Stories about World Media

Jun 22 2017

Canadian authorities raid home of MI airport stabbing suspect

He entered the US on June 16. "After stabbing the police officer, Ftouhi continued to yell 'Allah" several times". He said he saw a man detained by police and a knife on ...

Jun 22 2017

ISIS Blows Up Mosul's Grand Mosque as Troops Close In

The Grand al-Nuri Mosque, more than 800 years old, was where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a caliphate in 2014 during his only public appearance, the BBC rep...

Jun 22 2017

Male French bus drivers don skirts to protest shorts ban in heatwave

Semitan, the bus company, did release a set of lighter summer pants for bus drivers, as reported, but it appears that they are not going to be allowed to wear shorts at w...

Jun 22 2017

Robbie Kruse: No excuses for Socceroos against Cameroon

In Moscow Cameroon had also faced similar transport complications, with traffic congestion in Russia's capital a time-honored tradition. Like Australia , the Indom...

Jun 22 2017

Kohli and Co start favourites vs WI despite Kumble fiasco

According to the source, the differences first cropped up during the Australia series earlier this year when Kumble made a decision to field left-arm wrist-spinner Ku...

Jun 22 2017

Arrest warrants out for Turkish agents, others in DC melee

In all, nine people were hurt. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser condemned the violence strongly yesterday, saying it violated the constitutional right to peaceful prote...

Jun 22 2017

North Korea urged to release captives after student's death

Otto Warmbier , the United States college student was imprisoned for more than a year by North Korea and sent back home in a coma that proved fatal. For months, Pr...

Jun 22 2017

Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020

GEOFF BENNETT, BYLINE: Democrats have racked up defeats in Kansas , Montana and, as of last night, SC and Georgia . In the Cook Political Report , House elect...

Jun 22 2017

Militants kill 5 civilians as war rages in S. Philippines

But soldiers have killed more than 80 of the sharpshooters, "so it means they are already weakened", he said. Duterte , after the assumption of President Donald Trump,...

Jun 22 2017

North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath' amid soaring tensions over Warmbier death

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday China should do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear programme and he would call on President Xi Jinping to "lift a...

Jun 22 2017

Gulf nations have presented a "List of demands" to Qatar

The US State Department said on Tuesday it was " mystified " that Gulf Arab states had not released to the public or to Qatar details of the grievances that prompted th...

Jun 22 2017

Prince Philip leaves London hospital after treatment

The palace didn't paint a dire picture of his situation, but there are concerns for Philip because of his advanced age. "Her Majesty is being kept informed and will att...

Jun 22 2017

U.S. soldiers killed and 1 wounded by Afghan commando in Achin

Also Saturday, at least two Afghan border policemen were killed by USA aircraft fire during a joint operation in the southern province of Helmand . Such "green-on-blue...

Jun 22 2017

China tried but failed to help on N. Korea

He noted that there are three other Americans detained in North Korea with "trumped-up charges against them". Suggesting former President Barack Obama bears some bl...

Jun 22 2017

U.S. naval warships arrive in Qatar for military exercise

Defense Minister Khalid Al Attiyah and his US counterpart, James Mattis signed the deal in Washington, the Qatar News Agency said . The agreement is for the purchase...

Jun 22 2017

Black bears kill two in Alaska, including teenager in extreme race

He apparently managed to text his mother too, who was another participant in the race; but, that has not yet been confirmed, according to Brad Precosky, the race director...

Jun 22 2017

Farmers protest turns violent in Thane

Incidentally, there have been multiple instances in the past wherein farmers have cried foul over forced or cheap land acquisition by the state or central governments. Ad...

Jun 22 2017

California deli owner feels 'blessed' after selling $447 million Powerball ticket

The victor, who has yet to be identified, can claim a jackpot worth $447.8 million. The jackpot for Wednesday's drawing will be $40 million. The winning numbers wer...

Jun 22 2017

Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants

The hometown newspaper from the city that hosted a presidential rally had a clear message for Donald Trump on Wednesday: Skip the rallies and focus on governing. They w...

Jun 22 2017

Leeds University awarded top rating in new official rankings

But the rankings have been controversial among other university leaders, who have complained that they are not an accurate measure of teaching standards and place too m...