Stories about World Media

Jun 27 2017

UK says 95 buildings fail safety checks after London tower block fire

Meanwhile, new figures released by the Home Office on Tuesday showed the number of fires in high-rise purpose-built flats fell by nearly half in the years leading up to...

Jun 27 2017

In defence, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction

Last August, three months before the American vote, the Central Intelligence Agency concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin had directly ordered a cyber campa...

Jun 27 2017

SKorea's Moon heads to US as North threat grows

On Monday, the South Korean foreign minister, Kang Kyung-wha, said the domestic review was to strengthen public support for the missile system by shoring up its politic...

Jun 27 2017

Air strike kills 57 in Syria: monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights earlier said dozens of people had been killed on Monday in al-Mayadeen in an air strike believed to have been carried out by the...

Jun 27 2017

Governor to veto North Carolina budget; override likely

Cooper and Democrats complained most veteran teachers would get only a $300 raise and $385 annual bonuses in the budget. The legislature's GOP leadership says the gover...

Jun 27 2017

Colombia disarmament process for individual arms ends

The monitors said they had also found and emptied 77 out of the Farc's 900 arms caches hidden around the countryside. "Farewell to arms, welcome to peace!" President ...

Jun 27 2017

Iran Calls for Europe's Intervention to Resolve Qatar Crisis

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, Egypt , the UAE, Bahrain and Yemen abruptly cut diplomatic relations with Qatar , accusing it of supporting terrorism . In his letter , C...

Jun 27 2017

Key US senator vows to block Gulf arms sales amid row

Mr Tillerson is also calling for a "lowering of rhetoric" to "help ease the tension" and said the U.S. is supporting Kuwait's efforts to mediate. Doha has said it won...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court Partially Lifts Injunctions Against Trump's Travel Ban

We have heard senior administration members say America is "open for business" and 'open to the millions of global visitors who wish us well, ' but they should be doing a...

Jun 27 2017

UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

Officials evacuate residents of the Chalcots Estate, in London's Camden borough on Friday evening. A social housing provider in Liverpool also announced it had made a d...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court partially lifts embargo on Trump's order — Travel Ban

The US Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by reviving parts of a travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries that he sai...

Jun 27 2017

Last stop, Netherlands: Modi in Amsterdam; to meet King, PM Rutte

Seeking investments, he said pension funds are especially welcome to India. "It is different from what was India's position on the issue", CPI national secretary D Raja s...

Jun 27 2017

Trump takes another swipe at CNN after newsroom resignations

The network pulled the story over the weekend, and they have issued new editorial rules for future content about the ongoing probes into Russia's election interfere...

Jun 27 2017

Father Arrested for the Murder of His Missing 5-Year-Old Son

Officials have stated that the father's alibi and statements are misleading and remain convinced that he had a part to play in the disappearance of his son. His auto had ...

Jun 27 2017

Three GOP Senators Oppose Health Bill, Enough to Block It

Senate Republican leaders are scrambling to rescue their health care bill. The pressure is on for them to deliver, now that they control the White House, House of Repres...

Jun 27 2017

Guided White House tour, dinner symbolise Modi-Trump bonhomie

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has presented US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania a range of gifts, including a hamper containing a traditional, ha...

Jun 27 2017

Thunder's Westbrook named MVP after historic season

The show was hosted by Drake , in front of a sellout New York City crowd that was anxious to see who are the winners of this season's individual awards . Dirk Nowitzk...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court's travel ban ruling leaves many questions unanswered

The court did two things: it agreed to evaluate the ban next term, and, in the meantime, the court overturned the decisions of lower courts, saying that Trump's adminis...

Jun 27 2017

Zimbabwe efforts to contain bird flu outbreak

South Africa on Monday ended the sale of live hens throughout the country in a bid to control the outbreak that was detected on the farm of a commercial broiler breeder l...

Jun 27 2017

Democrats give trophy to Scalise in Congressional baseball game

The practice was being held ahead of the annual Congressional Baseball Game , which raises money for charity. Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the pract...