Stories about World Media

Jul 22 2017

2 dead in Greece natural disaster

Meanwhile, the Athens-Macedonia news agency reports that five people, three of whom in serious condition, were rushed by a Chinook helicopter to the University Hospital o...

Jul 22 2017

Syrians and Hezbollah launch attack: Strike at insurgents near border

The media agency said Syrian troops and Hezbollah fighters captured some areas from the militants and killed and wounded a number of extremists. The Hezbollah on Frid...

Jul 22 2017

Qatar tinkers with anti-terror law

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani issued Thursday a decree to amend some provisions of a law on combating terrorism, the Qatari News Agency said on Thursday. Tu...

Jul 22 2017

USA lifts ban on laptops in airplane cabins

Now the Federal Aviation Administration is telling airlines that that devices with lithium batteries should be put in carry-on baggage and not placed in checked luggage -...

Jul 22 2017

Bound travellers face 'enhanced security measures' at all airports

The ban on laptops and devices such as iPads took effect in March. The US Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday that all 180 airlines serving the US ha...

Jul 22 2017

Puducherry Congress begins poster war with Lt Governor Kiran Bedi

While the first one portrayed her as Hitler, the other one shows how the Lt Gov is being chased away. The posters were a part of Congress' protest against the induction...

Jul 22 2017

Puducherry poster war: Kiran Bedi unfazed with the criticism

Part of a series. The Lieutenant Governor added that they can directly attack her but they don't have the right to spoil the image of an office. The first of these twee...

Jul 22 2017

Unemployment falls to 3.7 percent

State officials say the number of unemployed people in SC dropped in June to 91,710, the lowest that figure has been since February 2001. Most of the growth was in profes...

Jul 22 2017

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'alive', says U.S. chief

In June, the Observatory, a London-based opposition activist organization, disputed a Russian claim that it could have killed al-Baghdadi in an airstrike around the city ...

Jul 22 2017

Kentucky told to pay legal fees in same-sex marriage case

While Kentucky must pay for Kim Davis's action, she is not liable, nor is Rowan County. Davis ignited a firestorm and attracted national attention when in the summer ...

Jul 22 2017

Special counsel asks White House to save Trump Jr., Russian meeting documents

Manafort and Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, were also in the meeting . "I think it would be an extraordinarily serious mistake", she said. But Gras...

Jul 22 2017

United Kingdom air traffic controllers warn of over-crowded skies

The National Air Traffic Control Services (Nats) estimates that a record 8,800 planes will pass through United Kingdom airspace during the next 24 hours, as the school ho...

Jul 22 2017

Corrections officers killed in inmates escape 'made several mistakes'

According to the DOC report, the inmates were also not continuously supervised during stops at Baldwin State Prison and Hancock State Prison. The padlock on the door se...

Jul 22 2017

Duterte: I'll never visit 'lousy' US

The groups recommended the cancellation of Duterte's state visit to the USA in October. iDefend said that doing so would send a clear message that the mass killings and s...

Jul 22 2017

Kuchar content to watch Open rivals toil

That was one of just eight rounds under par as the field toiled in the conditions, and it sufficed for the 23-year-old Texan to hold a two-stroke lead over his fellow Ame...

Jul 22 2017

Female sailors in training to become special operators, including SEAL

Fifty-five years passed since John F. Kennedy began Navy SEAL teams in 1962. The women's identities have been protected to ensure their personal safety and security a...

Jul 22 2017

Syria Ceasefire Zone Important for Future Political Process - Jordan Envoy to US

He also signed off a separate effort by the U.S. military to support other Syrian rebel groups with air strikes, according to the Post . "This is a momentous decision...

Jul 22 2017

Sean Spicer unlikely to disappear from television

Reporters peppered Scaramucci with questions on press-related issues that have dogged the relationship between the Trump presidency and the journalists that cover it....

Jul 22 2017

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Replaces Sean Spicer as White House Press Secretary

Trump's chief of staff, Reince Priebus , along with top advisor Steve Bannon , resisted the appointment of Scaramucci , NBC News reported on Friday . Scaramucci, a ...

Jul 22 2017

Head of Trump's personal legal team resigns

Appointed by the justice department in May, Mueller is investigating U.S. intelligence agency allegations that Russian Federation interference in the election and poten...