Stories about World Media

May 20 2017

Comey to testify before Senate committee on Russian Federation probe

And while Comey's firing and the week's other bombshell story-that Trump had reportedly spilled classified information to senior Russian officials-seemed like somewhat di...

May 20 2017

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

Mr Trump wants South Korea to pay for the system, but Mr Moon has said he will reconsider the deployment, because of strong domestic opposition and also because of Chi...

May 20 2017

Tehran mayor quits race for Iran presidency

Es'haq Jahangiri, the Iranian first vice president and a candidate in the country's 12th presidential election, has dropped out of the race to back moderate President H...

May 20 2017

Merkel says Germany, France plan to closely cooperate in critical times

Some of the reforms Macron has floated include the creation of a finance minister for the eurozone , a shared budget and EU-wide social insurance. His push for reforms...

May 20 2017

'High possibility' of conflict with North Korea, says new South Korean President

Under the leadership of Kim, North Korea has been speeding up its pursuit of a decades-long goal of developing nuclear-armed missiles capable of reaching the USA mainla...

May 20 2017

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions - Seoul

Although it was reported by the U.S.as having landed just 60 miles from the Russian naval city of Vladivostok, Russia later dismissed the test as no threat and actually s...

May 20 2017

Who will be the next leader of Fine Gael?

Leadership hopeful Varadkar, now Minister for Social Protection, visited Donegal last week. I hold Simon in great esteem, but it's how I have seen Leo respond back to gre...

May 20 2017

Comey set to testify publicly about why Trump fired him

Trump has said he plans to nominate a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon, and that had been expected before his departure Friday afternoon on his first for...

May 20 2017

Fox News' Kimberly Guilfoyle in talks for White House press secretary job

One official told Politico to expect to Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to take questions on camera in Spicer's place, while another official suggested the Whi...

May 20 2017

Iran's president on track for poll victory

The average Iranian has yet to see the benefits of the deal, which saw Iran limit its contested nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of some sanctions. Presidentia...

May 20 2017

Fleury or Murray? Sullivan keeps quiet on goalie situation

The Senators and Penguins will face-off in Game 5 of the series Sunday at 3 p.m.at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh . And after fourteen games of edge of your seat, ...

May 20 2017

Iran's President Rouhani wins 2nd term by a wide margin

He said 40 million votes had been cast, indicating a turnout of about 70 percent, roughly similar to the showing in 2013. With over 25 million counted, the incumbent, a...

May 20 2017

Trump 'told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey relieved pressure on him'

The remarks, reported in The New York Times, came amid an investigation into potential collusion between the president's campaign and Russian government officials, alle...

May 20 2017

France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

To make sure he ends up with a workable majority, surrounding himself with people tempted away from both sides of the political divide broadens his support and weakens th...

May 20 2017

Rouhani forges clear lead Iran presidential race, expected to win

Mr Rouhani won 22.8 million votes in the hard-fought contest, compared to 15.5 million for his main rival Ebrahim Raisi, who came in with 38.9 million votes counted, the ...

May 20 2017

Dem senator: Trump disclosed more to the Russians than Americans

The Senate and House intelligence committees are also probing possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. A third government official briefed on the meeti...

May 20 2017

Trump reportedly called Comey a 'nut job' to Russian officials

The President maintains he was surprised by the response to Comey's firing. The news marks the latest in a series of reasons the Trump administration has given for firi...

May 20 2017

Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intel Committee

After two days of the White House claiming the Justice Department had initiated Comey's firing and that it was because of the Hillary Clinton investigation, Trump said to...

May 20 2017

UN Ready to Impose Further Sanctions on North Korea

Other experts quickly jumped on this as sign - although not conclusive - that North Korea may have been behind the outbreak. Will China fully enforce global sanctions o...

May 20 2017

Comey to testify before Senate intelligence committee

In a statement issued on Friday evening, the committee said that it would schedule the hearing for after Memorial Day. The White House faced a series of controversial ...