Stories about World Media

Jun 27 2017

Toll from oil tanker fire in Pakistan climbs to 157

At least 123 people were killed after an oil tanker overturned and burst into flames in the city of Bahawalpur in Pakistan on Sunday morning, Pakistani media said. "Accor...

Jun 27 2017

Tech CEOs to Visit White House; Kushner Speaks

Monday's gathering will be the most closely watched assemblage of tech luminaries since Trump first met with a number of industry CEOs at Trump Tower in NY in December....

Jun 27 2017

GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins

Democrats, she said , have to "fight for our lives and the lives of many people" in the US this week to defeat the Senate bill. "I'm experienced in terms of knowing inst...

Jun 27 2017

DUP deal: no prosecution of British forces over Troubles killings

The DUP has claimed the United Kingdom government has agreed to improve the treatment of military veterans in Northern Ireland as part of the agreement, but played down r...

Jun 27 2017

Kevin Durant thinks 76ers getting ahead of themselves with 'FEDS' nickname

In a blockbuster trade days before the draft, the Boston Celtics traded the first pick in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft for the third selection owned...

Jun 27 2017

United States inks billion-dollar arms deal with Qatar despite Trump terror claims

President Donald Trump for supporting "terrorism". The Qatari ambassador to the USA announced the finalization by tweeting a picture of his country's defense minister...

Jun 27 2017

DE professor says Otto Warmbier 'got exactly what he deserved'

Dettwyler posted her Facebook comment two days after Warmbier's death, reportedly writing, "Is it wrong of me to think that Otto Warmbier got exactly what he deserved...

Jun 27 2017

Jared Kushner holds first 'productive' Middle East peace talks with Israel PM

As for "settlements", construction began on a new Israeli community in northern Samaria on Tuesday - the first to be built in the region of Judea and Samaria in two decad...

Jun 27 2017

Policewoman Killed in Terror Attack at Jerusalem's Old City

Police spokeswoman Luba Simri said the Israeli military had so far found no connection between the three assailants and any armed group. Three suspected Palestinian att...

Jun 27 2017

Activists kept from gathering en masse for Istanbul Pride

Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said "an estimated 20 people" were detained after protesters did not heed warnings to disperse because the march did not have a p...

Jun 27 2017

Ruling AIADMK faction extends support to Kovind

Nitish Kumar had dropped hints on his support to Kovind. He has a nice personality. On Monday, Thackeray had said that the party had endorsed Swaminathan for the benefit...

Jun 27 2017

CNN Battle with Sean Spicer Continues as He Shuts Out Jim Acosta

Spicer did not say when the next on-camera briefing would be held. After the briefing was over, Acosta did a stand-up shot from the White House and complained to CNN ...

Jun 27 2017

India's Modi in Washington to Meet Trump for Bilateral Talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today heaped praise on External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj , saying she and her ministry have set an example of effectively using soci...

Jun 27 2017

Court partly reinstates Trump travel ban, fall arguments set

Federal courts said the travel ban violated federal immigration law and was discriminatory against Muslims in violation of the U.S. Constitution. It led to at least 7...

Jun 27 2017

NDP confidence motion looks to topple BC's minority Liberal government

The B.C. Liberal government's bill to ban union and corporate donations to political parties was defeated immediately upon introduction this afternoon. "For 16 years, the...

Jun 27 2017

Father meets man who received his dead daughter's heart

Bill Conner cycled an astonishing 1,400 miles from his home in Wisconsin, to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for the meeting on Father's Day. "On her winter break with her brot...

Jun 27 2017

Dozens killed in Portugal forest fire

Gomes said that at least 30 people were killed when their vehicles were engulfed by flames on a road between the towns of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera, and...

Jun 27 2017

Wallabies leave it late to avoid Italy embarrassment

The decision to refuse a shot at goal proved a masterstroke for Australia as Bernard Foley dummied on the inside and went himself to score the match-sealer. The visitors ...

Jun 27 2017

Four Arab countries give Qatar 10 days to close Al Jazeera

The foreign minister of Qatar seems really disturbed and has clearly stated his condition for negotiating with his neighbours. Close all Iranian diplomatic offices in ...

Jun 27 2017

Congressional Baseball Game Has Been Bipartisan DC Fixture

Republicans and Democrats joined in friendly rivalry Thursday at their annual Congressional Baseball game , many fresh from the penetrating horror of the ballfield shoot...