Stories about World Media

Jul 24 2017

418 hajj pilgrims off to Jeddah

Most of the required preparations have been made and Iranian pilgrims can travel to Saudi Arabia from July 31, Seyed Ali Qazi-Askar, the representative of Leader of the I...

Jul 24 2017

'Dunkirk' conquers top spot at weekend box office

The film, written and directed by Christopher Nolan of the "Dark Knight" trilogy and " Interstellar ", dramatizes the evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches a...

Jul 24 2017

Changing gender set to become easier as 'demeaning' medical checks are reviewed

The rules now state that men wanting to be identified as female and women who want to be men must prove that they have been living as their desired gender for two years b...

Jul 24 2017

Kislyak Ends Term As Russia's Ambassador To Washington

Sergey Kislyak was previously picked up in U.S. intelligence intercepts addressing his Russian colleagues that he talked with Sessions twice previous year about the Trump...

Jul 24 2017

BBC under fire for gender pay gap as top salaries revealed

When asked if female stars working at the BBC would now be asking for pay rises, Lord Hall said: "We will be working carefully on our relationship with our talent". But...

Jul 24 2017

Nithari rape and murder case: Does death sentence to accused bring relief?

Special Judge Pawan Kumar Tiwari gave death penalty to the duo in a case relating to the killing of twenty-year-old domestic help Pinki Sarkar. The judge called the cri...

Jul 24 2017

Manchester City sign France left-back Benjamin Mendy from Monaco

Mendy, 23, will wear the No22 shirt at the Etihad and will be available for their clash with Real Madrid on Wednesday. Speaking to the club's website, Mendy admitted: '...

Jul 24 2017

Trump tries to explain why Scaramucci backed other GOP candidates first

The hiring of Scaramucci , a Wall Street financier and Republican fundraiser, brings a combative style to the White House press office as President Donald Trump lashes...

Jul 24 2017

Blast kills 15, injures 20 in Pakistan's Lahore

The explosion was reportedly heard on Ferozepur Road. Police said that some policemen were also among the casualties. Police officials and law enforcement personnel...

Jul 24 2017

Girl left in tears after she's fined for selling lemonade, father says

Andre Spicer said that his daughter had decided that she wanted to set up a stall in the east London borough of Tower Hamlets after attending her school fete. He's also a...

Jul 24 2017

Two elephants saved in the middle of the sea in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's navy rescued two elephants that were swept out to sea Sunday. Video of the scene shows smaller boats of helpers approaching the animals, with larger vess...

Jul 24 2017

Scaramucci vows to take 'drastic action' to stop White House leaks

The Trump administration's new Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said today he wants to reset ties with the media by creating "an era of a new good feeling" ...

Jul 24 2017

Embattled Sean Spicer quits as White House press secretary

Outgoing Press Secretary Sean Spicer gave his first interview since announcing his resignation from the White House position. "I am grateful for Sean's work on beha...

Jul 24 2017

'I f-king killed my sister': teen livestreams fatal vehicle crash

Investigators are looking into the graphic video that may have been filmed by Obdulia Sanchez prior to and during the fatal crash. I killed my sister. "So many people kep...

Jul 24 2017

Jose Mourinho sends good luck message to Chelsea record signing Alvaro Morata

Costa was granted extra time off by the Blues and has missed the start of pre-season training after the 28-year-old revealed in June that he was not part of Conte's plans...

Jul 24 2017

Congress submits adjournment in Lok Sabha over 'mob lynching'

During the din in the morning, protesting members of the Congress, CPI (M) and Trinamool Congress shouted slogans demanding a discussion on lynchings of Dalits and Muslim...

Jul 24 2017

Sushma Swaraj Hints Fresh Information May Surface On Kidnapped Indians In Mosul

It was reported that the Iraqi minister will meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to discuss the bilateral relations between both the countries, as well as region...

Jul 24 2017

Nawaz Sharif lawyer denied allegation concealing any facts about offshore company

He claimed that though the prime minister was the designated chairman of the board, he did not draw any salary. The report suggested the Supreme Court take action again...

Jul 24 2017

Warm and very humid again, chance of storms

As we start a new work week, it looks unsettled as a two separate cold fronts approach the area. After sunset, that energy goes away, leaving us with lower storm chance...

Jul 24 2017

At Least Five Hurt in Rampage in Swiss Town

Another added: "I've seen two injured". Another bookstore worker said that they were told to close the doors and keep them locked - police are still outside the shop. S...