Stories about World Media

Jun 27 2017

Holyrood committee to examine Scottish tower block fire safety

The incident follows a weekend of high alert with Camden Council taking the unprecedented step of evacuating 4,000 people from the Chalcot tower blocks in Swiss Cottage f...

Jun 27 2017

Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting - bear hugs

On the reference to Pakistan , he said the joint statement could not have been more explicit on the issue of cross border-terrorism being perpetrated by terror groups ...

Jun 27 2017

Dangal shatters all records, becomes first to gross Rs 2000 crores

Aamir Khan starrer Dangal continues to shatter several records at the Box Office both in India and overseas. The film has had a magical run in China earning well over ...

Jun 27 2017

China hits back at U.S. on human trafficking downgrade

The determination is expected to draw strong protest from Beijing. The downgrade comes after Trump complained in a Tweet last week, "While I greatly appreciate the effo...

Jun 27 2017

Politically, Trump and Modi have much in common, but sticking points loom

Jaishankar further said that there was a great deal of ease between Prime Minister Modi and Trump, adding that the discussions between the two leaders were related to...

Jun 27 2017

Dozens killed in attack on Afghan bank

The Taliban regularly targets banks in order to kill government employees collecting their pay. In this undated and unknown location photo, the new leader of the Afgh...

Jun 27 2017

US Open leaderboard breakdown: Scores, Round 2 coverage, golf highlights

Open at Erin Hills. He shot five-under the second time in the tournament. Big, bold, open and long, Erin Hills appeared to be set up for big boppers like Rory McIlroy ...

Jun 27 2017

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed across the world

The UN proclaimed observance, the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, was celebrated across the world on June 26 with the theme "Listen First ...

Jun 27 2017

Toronto Pride Parade 2017

The socks are made by the Toronto-based Halal Socks. Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau inadvertently slapped the gay community in the face when he pandered to Mu...

Jun 27 2017

Saudi Authorities thwarts planned attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque

The worshippers also attended the Khatm Al Quran prayer after the completion of the recitation of the holy book during Taraweeh at the two mosques on Friday night. Saudi ...

Jun 27 2017

USA top court partly reinstates Trump's travel ban

Who gets to decide? What does this travel ban do? "Although we welcome the Supreme Court's decision to continue freezing key parts of the executive order , the C...

Jun 27 2017

Europe's once positive world view of US slips under Trump

As global confidence in the USA president has plummeted, so has the world's views of the United States as a whole. Those with an unfavorable view increased from 26 percen...

Jun 27 2017

Mongolians vote for president amid graft, financial concerns

The populist former martial arts star Khaltmaa Battulga of the opposition Democratic Party won the most votes, but failed to secure a majority, the committee said. Th...

Jun 27 2017

PM leaves for Netherlands after concluding USA trip

The designation slaps sanctions on "foreign persons who have committed, or pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of USA nati...

Jun 27 2017

America First shakes Make in India's hand

Both our nations have been struck by the evils of terrorism and we are both determined to destroy terrorist organisations and the radical ideology that drives them. Durin...

Jun 27 2017

2 dead in suspected jihadist attack on Mali spa

The last major attack on civilians was in November 2015, when gunmen stormed the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako , killing 20 people. "When I saw the terrorists, I imme...

Jun 27 2017

What happens now, and who can come to America — Travel ban returns

The ruling largely undid two lower courts' decisions that had temporarily halted the ban.But the decision also said the government may not bar anyone with a " bona fide ...

Jun 27 2017

What will happen after Brexit — EU nationals' rights

Theresa May also said the United Kingdom meant to continue to be a part of the European Health Insurance Card Scheme, so Brits who travel to France and other EU countrie...

Jun 27 2017

Afghan official says Taliban kill 10 police

Jelani Farhad , spokesman for the governor of the western Herat province, said the Taliban attacked late Saturday, setting off a gunbattle in which five insurgents were...

Jun 27 2017

UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound

British Prime Minister Theresa May's deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Monday drew angry criticism from opponents. "Following our discussion...