Stories about World Media

Jun 23 2017

Don't Jump to Conclusions After Tuesday's Special Election

In fact, people who are pure Trump voters, they hate Republicans just about as much as they hate the Democrats . First off, he notes that Democrat Archie Parnell, a li...

Jun 23 2017

Shiv Sena backs Kovind as NDA's presidential pick

When the name of Mohan Bhagwat was sidelined we proposed the name of Swaminathan thinking of farmers. "We have announced our support for Ram Nathji". Ram Nath Kovin...

Jun 23 2017

Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'

Mahama has said the detainees were taken in after a direct request by the United States government and did not pose a security threat. The court in a 6-1 majority decis...

Jun 23 2017

Should the Democrats Replace Nancy Pelosi Just Because She's Extremely Unpopular?

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she's confident she has the support in her caucus despite finger-pointing and frustration after Democrats lost a Georgia ...

Jun 23 2017

Peace Activists Release Lanterns Near Power-Stricken Gaza Strip

On the campaign trail, Trump indicated he would be more sympathetic to settlements than his predecessor. It comes as US President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy, as...

Jun 23 2017

Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS targets in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry also said Turkey and Israel were informed about the missile launches. The "sudden massive missile strike" was directed at "command posts an...

Jun 23 2017

Qatar isolation could 'last for years', says UAE foreign minister

But by applying pressure on gas-rich Qatar through sanctions, "we have a golden opportunity to break this support", he said . The report went on to quote an alleged st...

Jun 23 2017

GOP senators oppose GOP health care plan

While Trump reportedly called the House bill 'mean , ' Schumer said "the Senate bill may be meaner". This mandate imposes higher taxes on most people who are unins...

Jun 23 2017

Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi

Filemon Vela of Texas, who supported Pelosi's bid to keep her leadership seat past year, told Politico . 'Do I think it's fair that the Republican playbook over the la...

Jun 23 2017

Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia

Iran fired missiles on Sunday into eastern Syria, aiming at the bases of militant groups it holds responsible for attacks in Tehran which left 18 dead last week, Iran's ...

Jun 23 2017

Gunman acted alone in Alexandria shooting

Hodgkinson was killed on scene by police, but investigators have uncovered some troubling new details about his intentions. Last week the nation experienced a terrify...

Jun 23 2017

Shooter's aims had no focus. FBI says

A federal law enforcement official who is not authorized to comment publicly said it was not known whether gunman meant to target the lawmakers. Scalise and other congres...

Jun 23 2017

Turkey warns on Syrian Kurdish militia, welcomes US weapons pledge

Ankara views the PKK/PYD, which is the Syrian branch of the PKK, as a terrorist group and fears weapons supplied to the PKK/PYD for the operation to oust Daesh from ...

Jun 23 2017

House Democrats call for Pelosi to step down as minority leader

With tens of millions of dollars behind his campaign , fresh-faced, 30-year-old Jon Ossoff was unable to flip the district's House seat blue for the first time in d...

Jun 23 2017

Firefighters keep battling with fire that killed at least 62 in Portugal

Wildfires are an annual scourge in Portugal . Firefightes work to put out a forest fire near the village of Fato, central Portugal , June 18, 2017 . In total, around...

Jun 23 2017

Saudi Arabia's King Replaces Nephew With Son As Heir To Throne

But the abrupt shift comes as the Saudi kingdom faces hard economic and foreign policy challenges. I used to talk about 70 being young for a Crown Prince in Saudi Arab...

Jun 23 2017

War, violence, persecution push displacement to new unprecedented high: UNHCR report

However, figures in the report showed that, worldwide, most refugees - 84 per cent - were in developing or middle-income countries at the end of 2016, with one in ever...

Jun 23 2017

Defense Minister: Turkey has no plans to reassess military base in Qatar

Four Arab states now boycotting Qatar for allegedly supporting terorrism have sent the country a lot of 13 demands , according to one of the countres' officials who ...

Jun 23 2017

Dani Alves drops massive Man City transfer hint

Unless of any big surprises, Alves is expected to become City's third major signing of the summer in the coming days, arriving on a free transfer. "I left all the work ...

Jun 23 2017

North Korea denies torturing American detainee

Doctors at the hospital said Warmbier had suffered a severe neurological injury from an unknown cause. Kenneth Bae, who was arrested in 2012, sentenced to 15 years hard...