Stories about World Media

May 22 2017

Russia agrees to lift remaining Turkey trade sanctions

The last high-level talks between Ankara and Moscow took place on May 3 in Sochi between the respective Turkish and Russian presidents, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Vladimir ...

May 22 2017

Mariners honor Chris Cornell with moment of silence

Cornell was found unresponsive in his room's bathroom floor by a family friend who had gone to check up on him after the concert . In a statement to The Associated Pr...

May 22 2017

North Korea developing nuclear warheads faster than expected

In an announcement reflecting a shift in South Korea's attitude to dealing with Pyongyang under President Moon Jae-in, Seoul's unification ministry said the channel of ...

May 22 2017

Backed Forces Seize Key Syrian Town, Dam On Road To Raqqa

The YPG includes the Syrian Democratic Forces of Arab, Christian and Turkmen fighters. Raqqa is very important for Daesh, it is a strategic place. The battle for Tabq...

May 22 2017

Israeli Official: Trump's Credibility at Stake Over Embassy Pledge

Stunned, the Israeli Prime Minister's Office sought clarification from the White House, which said that the statement made was not official policy. The unchanged, off...

May 22 2017

House oversight panel chairman Chaffetz to depart Congress June 30

Chaffetz said he expects to speak with Comey on Monday. He said he has been considering the move since about March. Cummings also prepared a draft subpoena for House ...

May 22 2017

Russia's Lavrov says he did not discuss Comey with Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey agreed to testify in open session before one of the congressional committees that extended the invitation. Asked if he wished for a bit le...

May 22 2017

Vinales wins thrilling French MotoGP as Rossi comes off bike

The Doctor's ire was prompted by Vinales running off-track on the penultimate lap, rejoining the track on Rossi's tail. MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales of Spain, center, ...

May 22 2017

Bomb at Thai hospital wounds 25 people

Investigators have found traces of batteries and wires at the scene. It took place on the third anniversary of the 2014 coup which brought the military government to po...

May 22 2017

Racial slurs hurled at lawmaker after calling for Trump's impeachment

One man wondered if it was worth going through the impeachment process if the result was President Mike Pence. Mr Trump reacted to the news with a statement which read:...

May 22 2017

Local elections: Full list of Scottish results published

With exactly one month to go until the general election, Ms Sturgeon said that without a strong SNP voice for Scotland at Westminster the Tories will think they have a fr...

May 22 2017

Adani defers Australian coal project investment decision

The decision appears to be an attempt to increase the pressure on the state government to follow through on a so-called "secret deal" to reduce the company's royalties in...

May 22 2017

5 killed in IED blast in northwest Pak

They said that the IED explosion occurred near the vehicle of a Peace Committee which resulted in deaths of five people. Abdul Manan, a levies officer was also killed rep...

May 22 2017

Tamil Groups Protest Against Rajini's Political Entry

Talk that Rajinikanth could visit New Delhi soon to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi has intensified speculations that the Tamil superstar is set to take the plunge in...

May 22 2017

Erdogan sees 'new beginning' in Turkish-US ties

Turkey has long regarded the YPG as a terrorist force linked with the Kurdistan Workers' Party, a separatist group that Ankara has clashed with for decades. It looks like...

May 22 2017

Syria, Russia: US coalition airstrike killed eight

In the first concrete results from talks this week on ending Syria's conflict, the United Nations said the warring sides had agreed to set up expert committees to discuss...

May 22 2017

Sturridge: It's up to Liverpool whether I stay or not

Crucially, Sturridge reminded fans and Jürgen Klopp last week why he is such a valuable player with his smart goal against West Ham. However, former Liverpool capta...

May 22 2017

State Department: Syria used crematorium to hide prison deaths

But on Monday the Trump administration made a new charge, accusing Damascus of burning corpses at the Sednaya prison to destroy evidence of war crimes. The U.S. Holocau...

May 22 2017

Trump tells Middle East to "drive out" Islamist extremists

Saudi Arabia is United States arms dealers' most important client and Washington's number one ally in the Middle East. Trump slammed Iran for spreading "destruction and...

May 22 2017

Residents of Pyongyang, Seoul comment on test of new missile

North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency called the missile a "new ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket", and said the "Hwasong-12" was ...