Stories about World Media

Jun 24 2017

Prez polls: OPS faction to support NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind

The AIADMK's rebel faction led by former Chief Minister O Pannerselvam today chose to back NDA's Ram Nath Kovind for the July 17 presidential poll. A crucial meeting ...

Jun 24 2017

New White House chief usher moves from Trump hotel

After an initial summit on Monday with tech CEOs like Apple CEO Tim Cook, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and others, the White House has invited drone makers, wireless company e...

Jun 24 2017

Gov. Kay Ivey, officials say threat not over from tropical depression

Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said Nolan McCabe of St. Louis was playing with a large log in the surf outside of a condo when a strong wave slammed the log into his h...

Jun 24 2017

Nigel Farage "Concerned" After Trump's State Visit Is Put In Doubt

The decision to accord such a controversial president the honour of a state visit so soon after taking office was widely criticised at the time. She was accompanied by ...

Jun 24 2017

Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon

Vela's comments come after he and several Democratic colleagues met privately Thursday afternoon to discuss ousting the house minority leader. Handel's swearing in come...

Jun 24 2017

US Rep Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

He's now expected to recover. He has required several surgeries for a reported gunshot wound to the hip. Scalise, the House majority whip, was one of five people sh...

Jun 24 2017

Jat stir called off in Bharatpur after govt's assurance

Stir by Jats demanding reservation for community members was called off in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan on Saturday after the state government's assurance that i...

Jun 24 2017

EJ Dionne Jr.: Georgia provides lessons to Democrats

A dozen House Democrats huddled in the office of New York Rep. Kathleen Rice - an outspoken Pelosi critic - on Thursday afternoon, among them Massachusetts Rep. Democrats...

Jun 24 2017

Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest

Trump also reiterated the sentiment he expressed via tweet on Thursday - that he did not make tapes of his and Comey's interactions. He described the special counsel...

Jun 24 2017

US Authorities to Charge Turkish Security Guards Over Brutal Attack on Protesters

Erdogan described the protesters - who he said were demonstrating at a distance of about 50 meters (165 feet) - as supporters of the outlawed militant Kurdistan Workers...

Jun 24 2017

Chants against Saudi as Iran marks Jerusalem Day

Opposition to Israel is a touchstone of belief for Shi'ite-led Iran , which backs Palestinian and Lebanese Islamic militant groups opposed to peace with the Jewish sta...

Jun 24 2017

Iran kills 170 ISIS militants

But in a major escalation, the USA shot down a Syrian fighter jet it said was targeting its Kurdish allies on Sunday. "Public statements aside, we have not seen t...

Jun 24 2017

University of Missouri revokes Cosby's honorary degree

Choi says Cosby's actions do not reflect the university's values. University of Missouri System President Mun Choi wants the university to rescind an honorary degre...

Jun 24 2017

North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

While there is little doubt Xi Jinping's leadership will be extended by the party hierarchy in September, he is reluctant to get involved in foreign distractions, China e...

Jun 24 2017

Auto bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11, wounds 20

According to reports coming from the area, the first blast, a low intensity explosion, took place at Turi Market near Tall Adda around 5:30 pm when a large number of peop...

Jun 24 2017

Two Jury Members Prevented a Guilty Verdict in the Bill Cosby Trial

The judge released their names Wednesday but warned them not to disclose any votes cast by fellow jurors or anything said or done in the jury room that would indicate a...

Jun 24 2017

Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists

In May 2016, the Colombian-Spanish journalist Salud Hernandez was kidnapped by ELN in the same area of Filogringo, and days later a group of reporters, working on assignm...

Jun 24 2017

After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis seems far off

Earlier on Friday , reports emerged that the Saudi-led bloc had given Qatar a 10 days to comply with 13 demands, which included shutting down the Al Jazeera Media Netw...

Jun 24 2017

Hundreds of households to be evacuated in wake of London tower fire

I know some residents are angry and upset, but I want to be very clear that Camden Council acted to protect them. The Department of Housing has told local authorities...

Jun 24 2017

Jeffrey Donaldson: 'Very Good Chance' Of Tory Deal

She said: "This suggestion that every single person who's a homosexual wants to change the definition of marriage is actually wrong". Varadkar, who is homosexual, met w...