Stories about World Media

May 20 2017

Australia's banks have 'target on their chests' in Federal Budget 2017

In what has been described by political analysts as a bid by the Turnbull government to hit the reset button, Mr Morrison's second budget has sought to once and for all b...

May 20 2017

Donald Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia for first trip overseas as president

Saudi and pan-Arab news channels showed Air Force One on the tarmac in Riyadh in front of a red carpet flanked by Saudi soldiers. He touched down in Riyadh for the stat...

May 20 2017

Saudi Arabia retaliates for rocket attack by Houthis

U.S. officials told the Associated Press news agency that the administration planned to announce a $110 billion arms and military training deal with Saudi Arabia. The U.S...

May 20 2017

House, Senate Russia investigators promise to plow ahead

Trump has said he could name a new director before he leaves Friday on his first overseas trip as president. President Trump also ripped any idea his actions since ta...

May 20 2017

Trump welcomes Colombia's president to the White House

Shortly before Trump's January inauguration as president, then-Vice President Joe Biden reportedly warned Colombian President Santos to place continued emphasis on anti...

May 20 2017

Why The 82 Freed Chibokgirls Are Chubby - Femi Adesina

Now, more than three years later, 82 of those schoolgirls have reportedly been released , after the Nigerian government worked through a negotiation with the terrorist o...

May 20 2017

President Trump warns Comey about 'leaking', implies talks were recorded

Clapper spoke following Trump's sudden firing of Comey last week, which drew sharp criticism because it came amid the FBI's probe into Russian Federation meddling in the ...

May 20 2017

North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

Trump later said he would be "honored" to meet the North's leader, Kim Jong Un, under the right conditions. "Based on Pyongyang's goal of striking top enemies in their ca...

May 20 2017

France pledges renewed support for Mali in fight against terrorism

Macron said he has "no doubt" the cooperation will continue, adding that he will discuss defense and security issues with President Donald Trump during a working lunch at...

May 20 2017

Anti-government protests claim another life in Venezuela

Marco Rubio of Florida, the main congressional backer of Trump's hardened stance toward Maduro, said of the sanctions. Those blacklisted under the latest decree inclu...

May 20 2017

North Korea says U.S. has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

U.S. President Donald Trump is confronting an unexpected obstacle to his self-proclaimed role as the only American leader prepared to move decisively to confront challeng...

May 20 2017

Sweden drops Assange investigation

Assange, 45, took refuge in the embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over the rape allegation, which he denies. Per E Samuelson, Assange's lawyer in ...

May 20 2017

Firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure, Trump told Russians

After the firing, associates of Comey leaked a February memo the FBI director had written describing a conversation in which Trump asked him to drop an investigation into...

May 20 2017

Students To Walk Out During Pence Graduation Speech

Bryan Ricketts, one of the student organizers, told ThinkProgress that the university has been supportive of the group's plans. "It is fitting that in the 175th year ...

May 20 2017

Boko Haram bombers attack University of Maiduguri again

Datti said the vigilant university security and vigilantes group intercepted the suicide bombers before they could gain entrance into the premises. The post 3 Suicide ...

May 20 2017

Trump team-Russia had 18 contacts

Conversations between Flynn and Kislyak accelerated after the 8 November vote as the two discussed establishing a back channel for communication between Trump and Russ...

May 20 2017

McCain: US should expel Turkey envoy over bodyguard violence

Activists planned the protest titled "Erdogan in Washington: A Rally Against Dictatorship" weeks before Erdogan's visit to Washington to meet with his United States count...

May 20 2017

President Trump Denies Asking Comey To Scuttle Flynn Investigation

In meetings behind closed doors with politicians on Thursday and Friday, Mr Rosenstein said he wrote the memo after Mr Trump told him one day before the 9 May sacking t...

May 20 2017

Iranians turn out in large numbers for closely watched vote

With nearly all votes counted, Rouhani looked to have an insurmountable lead with 22.8 million votes compared to 15.5 million for his hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi, e...

May 20 2017

President Trump begins swing through Middle East

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to have wide ranging discussions on a number of issues including Islamabad's tense relatio...