Stories about World Media

Aug 28 2017

Trump to reverse ban on local police using military equipment

On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to address the annual meeting of the Fraternal Order of Police, the nation's largest police union. Since then, more than...

Aug 28 2017

North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea

The South Korean Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles were launched from the North's eastern Kangwon province into the sea. None of the missiles, ...

Aug 28 2017

United States revises assessment of N. Korea launch

Earlier reports spoke about the launch of just one missile. A government source said that they may be artillery rockets from a new multiple-rocket launcher, given t...

Aug 28 2017

N Korea fires 'projectiles' into waters: S. Korea

North Korean state-run media said the country's military could strike the USA at any time and that neither Guam, Hawaii nor the U.S. mainland could avoid the "merciless s...

Aug 28 2017

Korea baits US, South by firing missiles

The U.S. military's Pacific Command said it had detected three short-range ballistic missiles, fired over a 20 minute period. The missile launches pose "no immediate ...

Aug 28 2017

North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles,' South Korea says

North Korea has conducted two nuclear tests and dozens of missile tests since the beginning of previous year, significantly raising tension on the heavily militarised Kor...

Aug 28 2017

Merkel on refugee distribution and European Union solidarity

Merkel is scheduled to meet in Paris on Monday with her French, Italian and Spanish counterparts, as well as the presidents of Chad, Niger and Libya, for talks on curbing...

Aug 28 2017

Dovizioso wins to take championship lead

Dani Pedrosa was seventh ahead of Scott Redding with rookie Alex Rins enjoying his best result of the season for Suzuki in ninth ahead of Alvaro Bautista completing the t...

Aug 28 2017

Donald Trump defiant on Mexico wall despite political hurdles over NAFTA

President Trump threatened to shut down the government over building his promised wall on the U.S. -Mexico border during a campaign rally in Phoenix on August 22. The i...

Aug 28 2017

Eight climbers fall to their deaths in the Alps

The Austrian Red Cross said it appeared the climbers were roped together and fell from Mount Gabler, east of Innsbruck. Another group of mountaineers about 30 to 50 met...

Aug 28 2017

North Korea fires several projectiles amidst US/South Korean military exercise

By firing these missiles, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un completely disregarded warnings from the USA and South Korea to stop weapons trials. According to the US mil...

Aug 28 2017

USA revises assessment of N. Korea launch

The South Korean Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles flew in a northeasterly direction for about 250 kilometres (155 miles) into the sea. President...

Aug 28 2017

USA and South Korea say North Korea testing short-range missiles

Pacific territory of Guam. Earlier, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said a ballistic missile may have been fired, without citing a source. He said the first and thir...

Aug 28 2017

Samsung heir appeals against convictions, jail term

The Seoul Central District Court on Friday found Lee guilty of bribery, embezzlement, smuggling funds out of Korea, hiding illicit assets and perjury. Jae-yong became t...

Aug 28 2017

North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drills

President Trump famously promised to meet North Korea's threats of war with "fire and fury". Saturday's launch comes during an annual joint military exercise betwee...

Aug 28 2017

Indian, Chinese troops pulling off from disputed site in Doklam

The Indian statement of withdrawal of troops comes ahead of the Indian Prime Minister's upcoming visit to China for the 9th BRICS annual Summit. Speaking at an event ...

Aug 28 2017

Korea launches first missiles since nuke threats row with US

The launch came five days post the US and South Korean forces began annual military exercises which are mainly largely computer-simulated ones. North Korea had walked...

Aug 28 2017

Should Aaron Jones be moving up Green Bay's depth chart?

The third game of the preseason is typically when National Football League starters play the longest amount of time before the regular season begins. "Just to be able t...

Aug 28 2017

Guatemala president expels United Nations anti-corruption chief

He said the decision to expel him was a matter of foreign policy and therefore the responsibility of the executive, not the courts. A judge this year gave prosecutors t...

Aug 28 2017

Trump Threatens Govt Shutdown to Secure Funds to Build the Wall

It also contains $1.6 billion for the construction of a physical wall along the southern border. "If we have to close down our government", President Trump said at hi...