Stories about World Media

Jun 26 2017

Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill: 'Not a 'yes' yet'

The Senate revision largely mirrors the House bill passed in early May with slashes to Medicaid and Planned Parenthood funding. On Friday, Sanders tweeted that thousa...

Jun 26 2017

Ordeal of United States student in N.Korea, now in coma, 'terrible thing'

No evidence of active botulism , a rare illness caused by a toxin, was found. "We relied on this false premise that they would treat Otto fairly and let him go", Warmb...

Jun 26 2017

Foreign Minister: S. Korea-US Alliance Stands at Critical Juncture

Moon said he wished for World Taekwondo and the ITF "can become one" through the parallel demonstrations. A series of tests that it has conducted have raised fears that i...

Jun 26 2017

North Korean delegates detained at JFK

North Korea's state-run media claimed Friday that it had no idea why American college student Otto Warmbier died after 17 months in North Korean captivity. He was bu...

Jun 26 2017

USA help in Marawi limited to technical assistance only

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. A Marine guards the display of high-powered firearms, ammunitions, uniforms and black ISIS-styl...

Jun 26 2017

Global pact on environmental rights to be presented to UN

Participants in Saturday's meeting would include ex-California governor-turned climate campaigner Arnold Schwarzenegger , former United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon, as well...

Jun 26 2017

GST could be studied in US B-schools: Modi

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi met and interacted with 20 top American CEOs at a roundtable meeting in Washington D.C., where economy and the Good and Services...

Jun 26 2017

New boy Dawid Malan fires England to victory over South Africa

And although Malan turns 30 at the start of September, this was a performance which suggested he might be around for some time yet. Dawid Malan might be 29 years old ...

Jun 26 2017

India seeks US Predator drones to counter Chinese threat

Instead of playing up the occasion, Washington and New Delhi are billing the talks as "no-frills", geared toward hard-nosed business discussions. Economic matters a...

Jun 26 2017

Italian Minister: US, G-7 Far Apart on Paris Climate Deal

Canada's Environment Minister Catherine McKenna attends the opening of a two-day G7 summit on the environment, in Bologna, Italy , Sunday, June 11, 2017. He has held v...

Jun 26 2017

More than 100 people still missing after huge landslide in China

Twenty-five people have been confirmed dead so far after another 10 bodies were recovered by early afternoon on Sunday in Xinmo village in Maoxian county. President...

Jun 26 2017

Russian billionaire buys Holland & Barrett

Carlyle took over Holland & Barrett seven years ago as part of its purchase of USA business Nature's Bounty for $3.8bn. "We look forward to building on this track recor...

Jun 26 2017

Erdogan rejects Arab demands to remove Turkish troops from Qatar

After the demands were made on Friday, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the dispute was "a family issue" that the countries should work out together. Given 10 d...

Jun 26 2017

Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End

The custom initially dates back to 1805, when President Thomas Jefferson hosted a dinner for a Tunisian ambassador during the Islamic month of fasting. In honor of the oc...

Jun 26 2017

Tensions rise after Syrian jet downed, missile attack

In an indirect reference to Iranian-backed forces that have been gathering in the eastern desert region, a US-led coalition statement cited a recent escalation of tensi...

Jun 26 2017

Police mull manslaughter charges over London blaze

Metropolitan Police Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack said: "I know there is a fear that that number is a lot higher and I do not want any hidden victims of this t...

Jun 26 2017

Trump optimistic on health care; some lawmakers doubtful

We could well be in all night a couple of nights". We see exactly what you're doing - and you should expect to be held fully accountable. Under the Senate bill , indiv...

Jun 26 2017

Much remains unclear about London tower block fire

Flames engulfed the building in less than an hour early on June 14, trapping many residents before firefighters could reach them. Photo released by Metropolitan Police ...

Jun 26 2017

China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole

But Mo Shaoping , another lawyer who has represented Mr. Liu, said he was certain that Mr. Liu had been given medical parole. In 2010, he was awarded the Nobel Peace P...

Jun 26 2017

Residents flock to markets ahead of Eid-al-Fitr

Mr Tillerson also released a brief statement , sending "best wishes to all Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr". Governor Dr Mridula Sinha, Chief Minister Manohar Parr...