Stories about World Media

May 21 2017

Japan Protests to China Over Drone Flight Near Disputed Islets

The Japanese and Chinese have always been at loggerheads over the tiny, uninhabited islands, called the Diaoyu by China. Japan on Thursday (May 18) lodged a protest wit...

May 21 2017

Chinese taxpayers have most to fear on Silk Road

China has signed Belt and Road-related agreements with 68 countries and global organisations. "However, the absence of New Delhi in the B&R has not affected the forum in ...

May 21 2017

Trump to dive into Mideast conflict on first presidential trip

But with mounting obstacles at home and overseas, he faces long odds of succeeding where more experienced predecessors have failed. President Trump promised us he would...

May 21 2017

Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Lasorda hospitalized

Times, but said the legendary former manager was "resting comfortably". Lasorda helped unveil Vin Scully's microphone plaque on May 3 when Scully was inducted into the ...

May 21 2017

New footage shows Turkish president watching Washington brawl

Eyewitness accounts, along with the testimony of Washington DC's police chief, confirm that the protest was loud but peaceful until Erdogan's goons waded in and attacke...

May 21 2017

GST Bill: Maharashtra Legislature begins three-day session today

There has been a dereliction of duty on part of the government for failing to make available the Marathi translation of the Bill, former CM Prithviraj Chavan said. Shiv S...

May 21 2017

Saudi King Salman presents Trump with King Abdulaziz Medal

In 2015 , her husband had, in a tweet, criticized former first lady Michelle Obama for not wearing a headscarf during a visit to the kingdom. Now, Trump is on his first...

May 21 2017

In Saudi Arabia, Trump seeks to move past domestic troubles

While most United States presidents make their first foreign trip to neighbouring Canada or Mexico, 70-year-old Trump has opted instead for the Middle East and Europe. Th...

May 21 2017

K: Two terrorists, two soldiers killed during infiltration bid

Two terrorists attempting infiltration in Nowgam killed. "Two soldiers martyred in ongoing operation", Army said in a statement. The operation is still on as four to fi...

May 21 2017

ICJ's verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav justified: MoS Law

Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria also hit out at India, saying it was "trying to hide its real face" by taking the case of Jadhav to ICJ. Pakistan, in turn, had ...

May 21 2017

Jadhav death sentence: Congress lauds ICJ's stay

Notably, the ICJ did not rule on India's main argument that Kulbhushan Jadhav's trial in Pakistan was in violation of the Vienna Convention on Consular Access. A senior...

May 21 2017

Trump seeks to move past controversies as he lands in Riyadh

The Republican president was to be accompanied by the first lady, First Daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump and son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner on ...

May 21 2017

UP CM Adityanath to address rally in Bihar

Lucknow: Reiterating his resolve to curb crime and lawlessness with an iron hand, chief minister Aditya Nath Yogi on Friday said that the two-month tenure of the BJP gove...

May 21 2017

The Upcoming Meeting Between Trump And Erdo an Will Probably Be Tense

The Turkish Government considers the YPG to be an integral part of the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK), which both the USA and Turkey designate a terrorist organization. On ...

May 21 2017

Quebec Floods: More Troops Sent In To Help Hard-Hit Communities

The flooding is not limited to Quebec, and unusually high rainfall has also caused flooding in the province of Ontario. In Atlantic Canada New Brunswick has taken the h...

May 21 2017

'Most hounded leader ever' - Donald Trump claims witch hunt over Russia investigation

Putin frequently uses dark humor in response to the unfolding crisis in the U.S. He quipped to reporters in Sochi on Wednesday that he'd reprimand Foreign Minister Sergei...

May 21 2017

Mueller Probe Reportedly Will Investigate Possible White House Cover-Up

Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a member of the Armed Services Committee. Sen. Mark Warner, the vice chairman of the committee, said Mr. Comey "deserves an opportunity to tell h...

May 21 2017

Senior White House aide 'person of interest' in Russian Federation probe

Comey also reportedly filed a memo after a February 14 White House meeting in which he claimed that Trump asked him to end the FBI's investigation into former national se...

May 21 2017

Pippa Middleton marries as royals look on

She arrived at St Mark's with her father Michael Middleton in a vintage, open-top Rolls Royce, just in time to pose for pictures in the sunshine. She looked terr...

May 21 2017

Comey to Testify in Open Session on Russia Investigation

Mark Warner, D-Va., the committee's vice chairman. That is according to a document summarising the meeting obtained by The New York Times . "I am hopeful that [Comey]...