Stories about World Media

Aug 06 2017

Ex-Nagaland CM Liezietsu wins Assembly bypoll

This will be Liezietsu's ninth entry into the state assembly, after winning from the same constituency in 1969, 1974, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1993, 2003 and 2008. On February 2...

Aug 06 2017

Dubai Marina high-rise tower catches fire just days after major blaze nearby

In January, Dubai announced tougher rules to minimise fire risks after a series of tower blazes in the emirate mostly due to flammable material used in cladding, a coveri...

Aug 06 2017

KCR to take up GST concerns for pet projects with PM

The Bhartiya Janta Party rejected Telangana Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao's claims on GST levies and its impact on the State government. In a sudden development...

Aug 06 2017

Israel moves to close Al Jazeera's offices over 'support for terrorism'

Kara announced his intentions to request that the Government Press Office revoke Al Jazeera reporters within Israel of their press passes and to contact the cable compa...

Aug 06 2017

Korea's FM makes debut on multilateral diplomatic stage at ASEAN meetings

According to Fox News , diplomatic sources said Sunday that Washington had hoped the region's countries, including members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ...

Aug 06 2017

China realises North Korea is becoming greater threat

Noting that sanctions were necessary but not the ultimate goal , the Minister said the measure aimed to bring parties concerned back to the negotiating table. Last month...

Aug 06 2017

ASEAN asks North Korea to exercise self-restraint, expresses concern over tension

So far, to try to achieve more cooperation with China, Trump has gone from trying to charm Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago to tweeting his disappointment - a...

Aug 06 2017

Korea, US hold bilateral meeting in Manila to discuss NK issue

Susan Thornton, the top US diplomat for Asia, also said it's important China is "continuing to implement fully the sanctions regime", according to the news service. " The...

Aug 06 2017

Syrian regime forces capture last Daesh bastion in Homs

The last stronghold of Islamic State in Syrian province of Homs was seized on Saturday by Syria's government forces, clearing the path for continued offensive against jih...

Aug 06 2017

Video Shows Shark Being Shot, Florida Wildlife Investigating

The video was posted on social media recently and widely shared. The video shows three men leaning over the side of a boat after hooking the hammerhead and one of them ...

Aug 06 2017

Civil Rights Groups to Sue if Trump's Trans Military Ban Becomes Policy

Sixty-eight percent of respondents said they thought transgender people should be allowed to serve in the armed forces. "There are 15,000 patriotic transgender Amer...

Aug 06 2017

Beijing set for easy ride from Asean on maritime dispute

Southeast Asian countries and China have agreed that the framework for the Code of Conduct (COC) of Parties in the South China Sea was "not an instrument to settle territ...

Aug 06 2017

Toyota discussing stronger alliance with Mazda

Its capacity will reach 300,000 vehicles per year, and the pipeline will start in 2021. The unit will employ almost 4,000 people and the production from the unit will be ...

Aug 06 2017

Man dies - and two still missing - after boat sinks in English Channel

Two coastguard search and rescue helicopters, from Lydd and Lee-on-Solent, have been called along with Coastguard Rescue Teams from Shoreham and Littlehampton and RNLI li...

Aug 06 2017

NDA candidate M Venkaiah Naidu elected India's 15th Vice-President

However, it was revealed that 14 Members of Parliament (MPs) were not present during the voting process.Voting for the Vice-Presidential Election ended with a total poll ...

Aug 06 2017

Benjamin Netanyahu aide says Israeli leader calm in face of charges

There are now two investigations focused on the prime minister. "The representatives of the left Zehava Galon and Ofer Shelah know full well that Netanyahu is the true ...

Aug 06 2017

UNI to host solar eclipse viewing party

The sun's brightness is enough that staring at it for even a short period of time it can produce enough light to damage individual retinal cells. If you were born in 1980...

Aug 06 2017

White House set for renovation

Presidents - of both parties - deserve some down time . "@BarackObama played golf yesterday". We all need a rest from his Twitter tirades. So while Trump is c...

Aug 06 2017

UNSC unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea over its ICBM tests

With that test, it claimed to now have the ability to launch a strike against the entire USA, although worldwide experts questioned that capability. Earlier this year, ...

Aug 06 2017

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health is showing signs of improvement

Just a day ago, we had reported that Dilip Kumar has been admitted at the Lilavati Hopsital located in suburban Mumbai after being detected with dehydration on Wednes...