Stories about World Media

Aug 21 2017

Prosecutors will treat online abuse as severely as hate crimes in person

Prosecutors have put out new public statements on how they approach crimes motivated by "hostility or prejudice" against the victim due to their disability, race, religio...

Aug 21 2017

Vietnamese hostage rescued in Philippines

Juvymax Uy, Joint Task Force Basilan commander, said troops stationed nearby immediately responded backing a handful of militiamen and Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (...

Aug 21 2017

Danish sub owner says missing Swedish reporter died in accident

A Danish inventor charged over the death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall has said she died in an accident on his submarine and he "buried" her at sea, Copenhagen police sa...

Aug 21 2017

When is the next total solar eclipse?

David Knisely, with the Prairie Astronomy Club, sets his telescope to track the moon in preparation for the total solar eclipse at the Heritage Center Homestead Natio...

Aug 21 2017

Srijan scam: Accused succumbs to cancer in hospital

Mahesh Mandal, one of the arrested accused in Bihar's Rs 1500 crore Srijan scam , has died in a mysterious condition in Bhagalpur hospital. Srijan scam came to light o...

Aug 21 2017

President Trump and Melania Watch the Solar Eclipse from White House Balcony

The moon blocked out the sun on Monday in the first total solar eclipse to pass over the mainland United States in 38 years. After a brief pause, the president then pul...

Aug 21 2017

Unicom, Chalco news drives Chinese shares higher

China Merchants Bank, a mid-sized Chinese lender, posted better net profit growth in the first half of the year with a higher net interest income. CLSA cut shares of Chin...

Aug 21 2017

Safe Viewing Tips & Where To View The Eclipse In San Antonio

Many eclipses are only visible from remote parts of our planet, such as Antarctica or the middle of an ocean. To make this even rarer, eclipses can only be seen fro...

Aug 21 2017

C fore pre-poll survey predicts a Congress win in Karnataka elections

BJP workers in the city staged a protest near the busy Mysore Bank Circle near Majestic bus stop in Bengaluru on Sunday morning opposing the filing of FIR by the Anti-C...

Aug 21 2017

Alabama starts No. 1 in AP poll for second straight year

Washington State, Boise State's opponent in week two, checked in at No. 24 in the preseason AP poll . Kansas State will enter the football season as a ranked team fo...

Aug 21 2017

BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayandar Municipal polls, cruises past NCP and Shiv Sena

The civic body elections registered a voter turnout of 47 per cent. 509 candidates contested for 95 seats in the election that was held on Sunday. The Congress had secu...

Aug 21 2017

Clear skies, crowded highways expected for eclipse

There will be lower humidity and temperatures just below average in the mid to upper-80s. A cold front will push through the area on Thursday . The partial eclipse wil...

Aug 21 2017

Boy who fell off cliff is in guarded condition

Rescuers found the couple's 7-year-old son walking nearby. Rescuers realized another child may have been missing when they found children's sneakers among the family's ...

Aug 21 2017

One more dies, death toll rises to 17

The number stood at 241 cases on July 9. "Two patients were from Delhi and two from outside". The fatal swine flu has killed at least 12 people in the Gujarat on Friday...

Aug 21 2017

Britain Calls on European Union to Move Brexit Talks Forward

Nonetheless, the option will complicate trade processes, as it will include a tracking mechanism for United Kingdom imports until they reach the end consumer, or a repaym...

Aug 21 2017

Barcelona terror suspect may have fled to France

Other suspected cell members were either arrested by police or killed in an explosion at a house in Alcanar, south of Barcelona , on Wednesday. He said the suspect wal...

Aug 21 2017

Indonesia upset over flag blunder

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo yesterday expressed concern after SEA Games organisers mistakenly published the country's flag upside down in a commemorative magazine, ...

Aug 21 2017

Cambridge University Press to face boycott over China censorship

The journal's editor, Tim Pringle, said the censorship request reportedly came from the Chinese government's General Administration of Press and Publication. "It is not...

Aug 21 2017

Hanson clashes with Greens on breakfast TV

It is extremely risky; you are putting the entire country at risk. Last year, amid deteriorating race relations and an escalating fear of violence, Hanson's One Nation ...

Aug 21 2017

CPRL board meet deferred after no-show by McDonald's directors

Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd (CPRL), an equal joint venture between McDonald's India and entrepreneur Vikram Bakshi, has four board members - two foreign directors ...