Stories about World Media

Jun 26 2017

Russia, upping pressure on Telegram app, says terrorists use it

A popular encrypted messaging app is on the brink of being banned in Russian Federation amid accusations that it helps terrorists to plot atrocities. The furor over Te...

Jun 26 2017

North Korea doubts over South's Olympic invite

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was making plans to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, according to Japan's Asahi Shimbun national newspaper. ...

Jun 26 2017

President, PM extend greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr

Celebrations traditionally begin with Chand Raat, the evening before the day of Eid, when people go for Eid shopping. However, raiding by the Barbary pirates still contin...

Jun 26 2017

Verdict reached in trial of man accused of killing Baby Doe

A composite image of the little girl was shared by millions on social media, and she was identified later that year. Fewtrell also said she thinks that Bella's mother, ...

Jun 26 2017

It 'Will Be Very Difficult' for Qatar to Meet Arab Neighbors' Demands

In wake of the economic and diplomatic blockade, Iran began delivering over 1,100 tons of food products to Qatar daily through its Dayyer and Bolkheir Ports in the ...

Jun 26 2017

At least 6 dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia; dozens missing

A major rescue effort involving Colombia's air force and firefighters from nearby cities was looking for survivors at the Guatape reservoir where the accident took place....

Jun 26 2017

Former Obama aide: 'We followed the book' on Russian meddling

President Donald Trump vented about the probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election in a series of Monday morning tweets , hammering predecessor Barack Obama for...

Jun 26 2017

Britain's May Forms Minority Government With Backing Of Northern Irish Party

She stressed how Northern Ireland's political parties must come to an agreement that will allow our own government to start again. May said the two parties "share many ...

Jun 26 2017

New details on first US jet shoot down in 15 years

In the latest escalation between the USA and the forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad, a U.S. F-15 fighter jet shot down an Iranian drone over southern Syria o...

Jun 26 2017

Hurricane Dora forms in the Pacific off Mexico's coast

AccuWeather meteorologists are closely monitoring the storm as it spins southeast of Acapulco, Mexico. As with many (most) storms that form off the West Coast of Mexico, ...

Jun 26 2017

United States police officer acquited for killing black man

A Minnesota police officer was cleared Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile , a blac. "Yanez stared ahead with no reaction as the verdict was read "...

Jun 26 2017

London fire: Images show charred horror of aftermath of Grenfell Tower inferno

The Prime Minister also said there had been "huge frustrations" on the ground as people struggled to find information. "It is incredibly emotional working in there, but...

Jun 26 2017

Billions at stake over potential Trump-Modi bromance

During the hour-long interaction, at the Willard Hotel, where he is staying, Modi gave a patient hearing to the wish-list of the CEOs. "And governance is being modified...

Jun 26 2017

#PMModiInUS : Top tech CEOs invited to invest in the India story

His "Make America Great Again" slogan has been largely based on restricting immigration to the USA and ensuring that United States companies not only manufacture within...

Jun 26 2017

South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation

South Korean politics have, for months, been roiled by the impeachment of Mrs. Park and the election of the new president, Moon Jae-in. However, the Chinese Foreign...

Jun 26 2017

As Modi, Trump meet, all eyes on Washington

The leaders of the world's two largest democracies will convene at the White House . While progress is expected in defence trade and cooperation, there are frictions e...

Jun 26 2017

Trump state visit left out of Queen's Speech

She was accompanied by the Prince of Wales, rather than the Duke of Edinburgh, after Prince Philip was admitted to hospital yesterday. The UK government will ensure tha...

Jun 26 2017

May's offer on citizens' rights 'below expectations — EU's Tusk

In a highly symbolic joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the end of the summit on Friday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel expanded on commen...

Jun 26 2017

Macron's party buries French establishment

Le Pen and other opposition figures chose instead to highlight the abstention rate, which the National Front leader described as "catastrophic", calling on "patriots" to...

Jun 26 2017

Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating U.S. student

The North had earlier Friday denied torturing or mistreating Warmbier, in the first official reaction to his death. But the spokesman, whom state news did not identify,...