Stories about World Media

Jun 25 2017

President Trump Breaks with Tradition, Skips Annual Ramadan Dinner

Eid el Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadhan in which Muslims fast from dawn to sunset and the beginning of Shawaal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar ca...

Jun 25 2017

34 high-rise tower blocks across United Kingdom fail fire safety test

Residents of more than 700 flats in north London's Chalcots Estate housing blocks have spent the night in emergency accommodation after being evacuated over fire safe...

Jun 25 2017

Health insurers says Senate bill's Medicaid cuts to hurt states (CI, MOH)

The subsidies will be linked to recipients' income in the Senate bill, a "major improvement" from a measure approved last month by the House that tied them exclusively ...

Jun 25 2017

Theresa May apologizes for response to Grenfell Tower fire

Anger and protests at the government and local authorities' handling of the tragedy have followed, with London Mayor Sadiq Khan calling the fire "a horrific incident". ...

Jun 25 2017

Police Forcibly Removed Healthcare Bill Protesters Outside Senator Mitch McConnell's Office

Will the GOP health care bill treat them any better? Murkowski (AK) and Collins (ME) said that they would study the bill over the weekend and have a decision by early...

Jun 25 2017

Donald Trump calls on Republican senators to muster support for healthcare bill

Pennsylvania Senators Pat Toomey (R) and Bob Casey (D) will help determine the draft bill's fate in the GOP-ruled Senate . Toomey told the publication that he is "like...

Jun 25 2017

Jockeying for Position As Islamic State Withers

The submarine launched the missiles while submerged. Iran said the strikes were in retaliation for the attack by five militants linked to the Islamic State group ...

Jun 25 2017

GOP Senator Susan Collins has 'very serious concerns' about healthcare bill

On Friday a fifth GOP senator, Dean Heller of Nevada, said he does not support the bill. The Congressional Budget Office reported that millions would lose health car...

Jun 25 2017

What the Health-Care Vote Means for the Midterm Elections

President Donald Trump is now personally trying to woo fellow Republicans to get behind the health care legislation as five GOP senators have now publicly said th...

Jun 25 2017

Mueller meets with House leaders amid Trump-Russia probe

He and his team are now assessing former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, reviewing C...

Jun 25 2017

Britain's Davis 'pretty sure' he'll get good deal to leave EU

The move means that British tourists or nationals living overseas will not be hit with eye-watering hospital bills if they fall ill. "He is very grand" and also "very ele...

Jun 25 2017

Trump's 'true friend' PM Modi arrives in Washington

The lawmakers said that in recent years the United States and India have sought to strengthen economic engagement through the bilateral Strategic and Commercial Dialogu...

Jun 25 2017

Iran mocks reports that its Syria missile strike failed

Though the Iran-backed Shiite terrorist group represents a clear threat to Israel , Eisenkot noted that the group is now in dire straits, mostly as a result of its conti...

Jun 25 2017

North Korea denies mistreatment of United States captive Otto Warmbier

North Korea's decision to release US student Otto Warmbier , who died on Monday after returning home in a coma, was partly attributable to ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman's...

Jun 25 2017

Russian warships fire missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria

In a statement on Wednesday, the IRGC Public Relations Department said more than 170 Daesh terrorists, including several ringleaders, have been killed in the missile raid...

Jun 25 2017

Albanian Muslim's pray for Eid on Tirana's new square

Following the announcement, people hit the street for last minute shopping of groceries, new clothes, footwear and other items for celebrating Eid. As well as Eid al-Fi...

Jun 25 2017

Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev presented the first place trophy to Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing. On the restart, the Force India's of Esteban Ocon and Ser...

Jun 25 2017

Jeh Johnson: DNC declined DHS help on Russian Federation hack

As part of the investigation into whether President Trump or his associates colluded with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 presidential campaign, the investigator...

Jun 25 2017

Turkey's Erdogan Says Arab Demands on Qatar Unlawful

The ultimatum gave Qatar 10 days to shut down the Arabic news network Al Jazeera , halt all contact with groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood , reduce cooperation wi...

Jun 25 2017

Escalation in Syria: US Downs Syrian Plane, Iran Launches Missiles at ISIS

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to reporters. Coalition aircraft stopped the pro-regime forces from advancing on...