Stories about World Media

Aug 02 2017

India, Somalia ink pact on transfer of sentenced prisoners

Speaking on many issues, he said that the emerging situation in the Indo-Pacific region is one of the main challenges facing the world in today's world. "On the other Ind...

Aug 02 2017

John Kelly Almost Resigned Over Comeys Firing

Kelly has changed that already, Zeldin said, as he will "be able to hit the ground running", but still, Trump won't change some qualities and aspects of his leadership st...

Aug 02 2017

Senate Democrats press for bipartisan talks to overhaul the tax code

The plan included cutting the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, simplifying the taxes individuals and families pay, eliminating the estate tax and jetti...

Aug 02 2017

City mayors 'surprised and saddened' by Mayor Parojinog's death

The elder Parajinog was killed along with his wife Susan, and 13 others during an alleged encounter with police officers at their home early Sunday morning. He said the o...

Aug 02 2017

USA to deploy F-16 Fighting Falcons in South Korea

This latest launch comes less than a week after North Korea tested its second-ever ICBM, which military experts said has the potential to reach Los Angeles . The Nuc...

Aug 02 2017

'Totally unacceptable': New Zealand Labour leader Jacinda Ardern quizzed on baby plans

Richardson had said: "I think this is a legitimate question for New Zealand, because she could be the Prime Minister running this country - she has our best interests at ...

Aug 02 2017

Venezuela jails opposition leaders in new crackdown on opponents

It was a view shared by US President Donald Trump, who issued a statement condemning "the actions of the Maduro dictatorship". We reiterate our call for the immediate...

Aug 02 2017

Congress moves EC against NOTA option in Rajya Sabha polls

The Congress questioned the legality of "None of the Above" ( NOTA ) option in the ballots ahead of the August 8 Rajya Sabha elections. Second NOTA was permitted post n...

Aug 02 2017

Record Numbers of Jews Visit Temple Mount On Fast Of Tisha B'Av

The recent tensions over the Temple Mount and the government's decision to remove the metal detectors it placed at the site due to furious and violent Muslim opposition w...

Aug 02 2017

Trump helped with son's statement but didn't dictate, White House says

During Tuesday's press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed that Trump Jr.'s initial statement had been accurate. The president dictat...

Aug 02 2017

DOJ to use civil rights funding to fight against affirmative action

According to the Times report , the memo does not list any specific group of college applicants could be at risk of discrimination. The Times points out that "intent...

Aug 02 2017

Late night says goodbye to Anthony Scaramucci

Fallon opted to go upbeat by bringing in comedian and actor John Early ("Search Party") to play the role of GOP fanboy and cheerleader. But "the Mooch" hadn't even tech...

Aug 02 2017

Trump dictated son's false story of meeting with Russian lawyer

Lawyers for Trump Jr. -who was forced to modify his statement several times after reports indicated his retelling was less-than-truthful-have previously insisted th...

Aug 02 2017

'Muslim terrorists': Far-right Norwegians mistake bus seats for burkas

A Facebook user shared 23 screenshots of people's unusual reactions to the empty seats. "Get them out of our country, those that look like collapsed umbrellas", reads...

Aug 02 2017

Great Lakes Wolves Will Remain on Endangered Species List

The appeals panel said the government hadn't reasonably considered factors including loss of the wolf's historical range. Wolf advocates see the ruling as a victory, in...

Aug 02 2017

Saudi Arabia Announces New Megaproject To Develop Red Sea Tourism

The project will be built in one of the world's most lovely and diverse natural spots, in cooperation with the world's largest hotel companies to develop exceptional reso...

Aug 02 2017

Trump to sign anti-Russian sanctions 'soon'

Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Mike Pence in Tbilisi. "Under President Donald Trump , the United States stands firmly behind our Article 5 pledge of mutual defense - an ...

Aug 02 2017

ASEAN diplomats expected to endorse sea code framework

Twenty-seven foreign ministers from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its dialogue partners like Japan, the United States, India, Canada and Russian...

Aug 02 2017

Trump's attorney previously denied POTUS involvement in Russian Federation statement

Several of the president's advisers are now anxious that by being directly involved, he could be accused of covering up the meeting's true agenda, the Post reports . ...

Aug 02 2017

'Extreme' Restaurant Foods Boast High Calorie Content, Pose Risks to Health

The dish answers a question asked by the chain's chief culinary officer, Donald Moore: "How can we turn a meat lover's pizza into a pasta?" According to CSPI the drink ha...