Stories about World Media

May 18 2017

Ashes boycott unlikely to happen says Australia coach Darren Lehmann

Surrey captain Batty does not envisage a stand-off of that magnitude in England but he does believe the advent of a new high-profile Twenty20 tournament for eight city-ba...

May 18 2017

Voters weigh options ahead of Iran's presidential vote

He may be the ultimate insider, but Hassan Rouhani is running like the anti-establishment candidate. Every Iranian president since 1981 has won re-election. Last week, I...

May 18 2017

Vote 2017: Tim Farron puts Brexit at heart of Liberal Democrats' manifesto

After 30 years, renters would own their homes outright, although tenants have the right to sell their property and cash out of their share at any time. "If you don't like...

May 18 2017

China's Xi decries protectionism, touts Silk Road

The prime minister is visiting China on the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping to attend the Belt and Road forum. It comprises the Silk Road Economic Belt and...

May 18 2017

Chibok girl escapes Boko Haram, says Nigeria's presidency

In the photo are some of the 82 young women abducted from their school in Chibok, Nigeria three years ago by members of Boko Haram . But the mother's joy was tempered ...

May 18 2017

REPUBLICAN Lawmakers Fight Over Who Floated Trump Impeachment First

Obstruction of justice can involve any effort to impede a federal criminal investigation, though actual intent behind any such action must be considered. With the White ...

May 18 2017

First ferry service links Russia's Vladivostok and North Korea

An estimated 40 passengers boarded the boat for the maiden voyage. "Also it will service cargo because now the logistics are awful, it takes 22 days for cargo to get fr...

May 18 2017

Israel releases record of Trump-Netanyahu meeting

Both issues provoked criticism of Trump's White House in Israel as preparations intensified for his visit to the country and the Palestinian territories on May 22 and 23....

May 18 2017

Ahsan Iqbal rubbishes rumours about CPEC

Ahsan Iqbal said CPEC is aimed at putting Pakistan on the path of industrialization and value addition to the country's agriculture sector. B and R will not change China ...

May 18 2017

Detention of American Christian in North Korea 'concerning' - White House

The other two USA nationals now being held in the North are college student Otto Warmbier and Korean-American pastor Kim Dong Chul , who received lengthy prison terms fo...

May 18 2017

Could Omar be crowned the world's longest cat?

As for Omar's diet, the ME coon eats two scoops of kibble for breakfast and raw kangaroo for dinner. Three-year-old maine coon Omar is reportedly in the running to ...

May 18 2017

MEPs demand action against Hungary over CEU law

The European Parliament has passed a resolution demanding that the Hungarian government allow the threatened Central European University to remain in Budapest. Liberal EU...

May 18 2017

Priyanka Chopra gets a cute kiss from Dwayne Johnson

The actress is now gearing up for her upcoming Hollywood film, Baywatch, which also casts Dwayne Johnson and Zac Effron in the lead roles. "When I saw it, I wasn't ex...

May 18 2017

Warriors become just the 5th team to start NBA playoffs 10-0

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Warriors forward Andre Iguodala has been ruled out of Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the San Antonio Spurs with left knee sorene...

May 18 2017

Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub

I'm very sorry for Maria, very sorry for her fans. They might be disappointed. "She might be very disappointed", Giudicelli said. Philip Brook, the Wimbledon chairman, ...

May 18 2017

China decries protectionism, but Europeans rain on Silk Road parade

The South Asian nation - the world's fastest growing major economy and Asia's third biggest - chose not to attend the gathering, where China laid out its plan to connec...

May 18 2017

Decapitated head man brought into grocery store was his mother's

Webb allegedly stabbed 66-year-old Michael Wagner, a white-haired checkout clerk at the Harvest Market Thriftway in the tiny OR town of Estacada, 30 miles south of Portla...

May 18 2017

What does council vote tell us about general election?

The Tories also earned more first preference votes than the SNP in Gordon, where the former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is the incumbent MP. "I think this (Gen...

May 18 2017

Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody

Lima-Marin came to the U.S.as a toddler with his parents from Cuba during the massive 1980 Mariel boatlift , when he was about 2 years old. "Requiring Lima-Marin to s...

May 18 2017

Brazil's Temer recorded agreeing corruption case hush money

Jornal O Globo reported it obtained recordings of a conversation between Temer and a food company business leader, who recorded the discussion secretly, in which Tem...