Stories about World Media

Jun 23 2017

Three Americans Still Held by North Korea

Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years hard labor after he confessed to stealing a propaganda poster from a Pyongyang, North Korea, hotel. Warmbier was returned to OH on...

Jun 23 2017

After high-profile losses, reps seek change at top

Republicans aired numerous ads against Jon Ossoff , the Democratic candidate in the Georgia race, that cast him as beholden to Pelosi and what the GOP characterized as ...

Jun 23 2017

United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

Iran and Syria are determined to establish a "Shiite" supply corridor between Iran and Syria that would run directly through territory on the Iraq-Syria border that...

Jun 23 2017

Delhi University to release first cut-off list today; check du

As per reports, 63 colleges under Delhi University (DU) has received as many as 2.2 lakh application for the seats of 56,000 students in the year 2017. Delhi University...

Jun 23 2017

Sonia Gandhi To Chair Opposition Meeting Today To Decide Presidential Candidate

The Shiv Sena , a key constituent of the BJP-led coalition, on Tuesday said it would back the BJP's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind, saying he is a "simple and dece...

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

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...