Stories about World Media

Jun 24 2017

North Korea denies torturing U.S. detainee Otto Warmbier

Otto Warmbier , the American college student who spent 17 months in detention in North Korea , died on June 19, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio, his family said in a statement...

Jun 24 2017

Grenfell Tower death toll rises to 79 - but FIVE people found alive

Police released images inside Grenfell Tower that show the damage caused by the blaze. "As I said, today we know there are 79 people who are either confirmed dead an...

Jun 24 2017

Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

And in a separate statement , Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown says the GOP Senate bill would hamper the state's progress in slowing the opioid epidemic, calling ...

Jun 24 2017

Mitch McConnell works to rally GOP votes for Senate health bill

The group praised the bill's extra funding for insurers as well. Sandoval also asked if it's "really realistic" for people earning $16,000 per year to buy insurance...

Jun 24 2017

Trump Says He Hopes Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out

With President Trump suffering low approval ratings, many called this special election a referendum on the Commander in Chief. Twice. In Georgia and SC. "And I'm not ...

Jun 24 2017

Fifth GOP Senator says he won't back AHCA

By shifting risk and fiscal responsibility to each state, the Republicans want to change what it means to be one country united in protecting all its citizens from the ...

Jun 24 2017

DC and Maryland AGs sue Trump for constitutional violations

The attorney generals of Maryland and the District of Columbia have served Trump with a new lawsuit accusing the president of violating the U.S. Racine and Frosh ...

Jun 24 2017

One number puts the Democrat loss in Georgia in stunning perspective

For his part, Ryan hasn't said that Pelosi should step down, but he does say he is very concerned about the obvious decline of the Democratic brand. Billionaire and for...

Jun 24 2017

The great Muslim civil war - and us

In Syria's tangled conflict, Washington backs a coalition of rebel forces fighting both Mr Assad and Islamist militants, while Mr Assad is backed by Russia , Iran and ...

Jun 24 2017

Twin bomb blasts leave 27 dead, 120 wounded in northern Pakistan

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack in Quetta, pledging that their attacks would continue "until a true shar...

Jun 24 2017

Arab royalty fined for abuse of servants

Eight princesses from the United Arab Emirates have been found guilty of human trafficking and degrading treatment of their servants. Monod expressed his satisfaction a...

Jun 24 2017

Al Jazeera faces closure demand

The Saudis, the UAE and every government in the Gulf maintain diplomatic and trade relations with Iran. Qatari officials have yet to reply to the demands. Though Qatar'...

Jun 24 2017

PM 'proud' to mark contribution of service personnel on Armed Forces Day

The parade will be led by the band of the 1460 (Banbury) Air Training Corps, who had to step in after the Waterloo Band of the RIFLES, based at Abingdon, had to cancel be...

Jun 24 2017

What Kind Of Voting Hacks Hit Arizona, Other States?

Foreign powers attempting to influence US elections is not new. U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City, a member of the Intelligence Committee, praised the security ...

Jun 24 2017

Macron's party wins first round of French legislative vote with 28.21%

Sunday's vote in France saw the lowest turnout (about 50%) since 1958. The Socialists and their centre-left allies took only 9.7 per cent of the vote and are likely t...

Jun 24 2017

Global Journalist: Qatar Feud Risks Gulf Instability

It comes almost three weeks after Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt imposed a tight blockade on Qatar, their neighbour in the Gulf...

Jun 24 2017

Fifth Republican senator opposes chamber's health-care bill

He told Fox News, "I think that they'll probably get there, but those Senators are not the only obstacles". "It's going to be very hard to get me to a 'yes.' They have a ...

Jun 24 2017

Londoners in temporary housing after fire safety evacuations

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said: "I am in close contact with Camden Council , the London Fire Brigade and the Government about the precautionary measures being taken a...

Jun 24 2017

Qatar Says Saudi-Led Demands Not 'Reasonable'

Two days ago, Turkish President Reccep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly held talks via phone with leaders of Saudi Arabia, King Salman and its new crown prince to seek ways to e...

Jun 24 2017

North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier during detention

The report did not mention Warmbier's neurological status. He passed away six days later. Thousands of family members, friends and supporters of Otto Warmbier h...