Stories about World Media

Jun 27 2017

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack

Hamas played down on Sunday the possibility that the energy crisis in the Gaza Strip would lead to renewed hostilities with Israel , after threatening violence over it ...

Jun 27 2017

Turkish economy minister to accompany FM on Qatar visit

The United Nations has said it is only bound by the U.N. Security Council sanctions lists and therefore any work with Qatar Charity was unaffected by the Arab states'...

Jun 27 2017

White House condemns arrests at Russian protests

Mr Navalny said contractors hired to build a stage at the agreed-upon venue could not do their work. Navalny, an opposition leader who was also arrested for organiz...

Jun 27 2017

Trump attacks Obama's handling of Russian meddling

He added, "I don't know why there's so much skepticism, not believing what the intelligence community is telling you". Manchin's comments come in the wake of a Washingt...

Jun 27 2017

Adjunct who posted about N. Korea detainee won't be rehired

Dettwyler reportedly wrote on her personal Facebook page that Warmbier had a "typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males who come into my cla...

Jun 27 2017

Swede Held by Al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011 Freed: Swedish Govt

The Swedish foreign ministry provided no details about Mr McGowan's fate. "The Swedish policy is not to pay ransom in connection with kidnappings", Wallstrom said, refe...

Jun 27 2017

'Making A Murderer': Brendan Dassey to be re-tried or released

Dassey, then just 16 years old, confessed to helping his uncle Avery - who had already served 18 years for a crime he did not commit - rape, kill and mutilate Ms Halb...

Jun 27 2017

No evidence NSW shooting victim was bikie

The victim has now been formally identified as 31-year-old Ace Hall. "What we have got is a very clear, very strong plan giving the police all the powers they need to d...

Jun 27 2017

Olympics: N Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team

The two Koreas made a joint entrance in the 2000 Summer Sydney Olympics but never formed a united team for the global sporting event. Last week, South Korea's Culture...

Jun 27 2017

Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

At least 40 among the injured are in critical condition, and the death toll is expected to rise. "At least 123 people have been killed and more than 100 wounded in a ...

Jun 27 2017

N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov't

The deal comes after negotiations which have dragged on for more than two weeks following May's failure to secure a majority in parliament on June 8 with a failed gamble...

Jun 27 2017

First Lady Melania Trump to welcome Narendra Modi at White House

Then Mr Trump accused India of seeking to profit from the Paris climate accord as he announced that he was pulling out of the deal this month, drawing denials from New ...

Jun 27 2017

Lightning great Dave Andreychuk to be inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

For his contributions to hockey and the wider world of sports, Mr. Jacobs was inducted into the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame in 2006, awarded the Hockey Legacy A...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court Revives Parts of Trump Travel Ban

Due to the Court's ruling, the Trump administration will be able to bar citizens of Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , and Yemen from entering the United S...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban

That means people from the six countries and refugees with no such ties would be barred from entry. There is likely to be further litigation over who is covered by the ...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme court gives Trump a 'Muslim ban' victory

A 120-ban on refugees also is being allowed to take effect on a limited basis. The administration has said the 90-day ban was needed on national security grounds to a...

Jun 27 2017

North Korea censures U.S. for 'smear campaign' over student's death

North Korea on Friday denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma. In W...

Jun 27 2017

Chinese troops 'destroy two Indian bunkers after crossing Sino-India frontier'

The step is an indication of India's keenness to raise a 90,000-strong Mountain Corps for strengthening the deployment along the 4,057-km of Line of Actual Control ( LA...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time

The Supreme Court left the lower-court injunctions against the ban in place, but only with respect to the challengers to the ban themselves and others in similar circumst...

Jun 27 2017

Cladding maker stops some sales after fire

All profits from London Writers' Week will now go towards the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire and a new donation ticket has been announced, for those unable to atten...