Stories about World Media

Sep 13 2017

Human Rights Watch hits Congress fund for CHR

House speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said in a television interview the budget cut was necessary because the agency was "useless" and defended criminals. The House, one of t...

Sep 13 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi must recognise human rights of Rohingyas in Myanmar

There are reports of villages being burned to the ground and the military deliberately targeting civilians, but access to the region is limited, so the reports can't be i...

Sep 13 2017

Power companies scramble to restore electricity for hundreds of thousands in Georgia

In a statement, a representative of Georgia Power wrote, "While the company is working around the clock, customers should plan ahead for the potential for extended outage...

Sep 13 2017

Quotes: 5 Powerful Sayings to Remember September 11

Steve Clark, the park's superintendent, said the tower will complete the memorial "in a most handsome way". After brief remarks and a ceremonial ground turning, visitors ...

Sep 13 2017

European Commission President: Turkey pulls up all drawbridges with EU

Juncker's annual address seeks to provide a broad reflection on the future path of the European Union , the need for which has been strengthened following the United Kin...

Sep 13 2017

Riding out Hurricane Irma in Key West, Florida

At its peak the storm prompted evacuation orders for 6.5mn people in Florida , the largest evacuation in modern United States history. As Irma began moving into Geor...

Sep 13 2017

Slender Man case on trial; girl's mental state at issue

Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser were both 12 when they allegedly knifed Payton Leutner in a frenzied attack and left her for dead in woods to please the creepy figure. ...

Sep 13 2017

Arsenal must decide if they want Europa League success, says Cech

It is the first time in 21 years that Arsenal have not been involved in the Champions League after they finished fifth in the Premier League last season. Arsenal return...

Sep 13 2017

UN Security Council approves new North Korea sanctions

In a piece published in July, Roh's colleague, Henri Féron wrote that several economic indicators - including construction boom, trade, and food production - showed tha...

Sep 13 2017

S.Korea confirms traces of radioactive gas from N.Korea's nuclear test

The resolution freezes the regime's imports of crude oil at the current level, which is presumed to be 4 million barrels a year or 540,000 tons. The resolution, passed ...

Sep 13 2017

Huge Typhoons May Miss China After All

However, the typhoon has been changing its course and does not seem to be completely predictable in the moment. As many as half a million people may need to be evacuate...

Sep 13 2017

Katia weakens to a tropical depression as it moves into Mexico

Hurricane season in the USA starts June 1 and runs until Nov 30. A trough of low pressure located over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is producing numerous showers a...

Sep 13 2017

Irma lashes Florida's west coast, heading northwest as Category 1 storm

Emergency crews made rescues throughout the night. "We're asking folks to be patient and remain sheltered in place", said St. Augustine Fire Chief Carlos Aviles. - St...

Sep 13 2017

US softens stance ahead of N. Korea resolution

It also limits the import of refined petroleum products to 2 million barrels per year. After the UN Security Council unanimously approved more sanctions against Pyongy...

Sep 13 2017

Cuba Cleans Up as Hurricane Irma Tears Through Caribbean

I'm not sure what it is. "And we don't know what to do", she wrote. The volatile situation sparked by Hurricane Irma has led to a mass jailbreak in Tortola, one of th...

Sep 13 2017

Bryant hits 3-run homer as Quintana, Cubs beat Mets 8-3

It was the Mets second straight loss and their 81st loss of the season. Speaking of which, the Cubs' collective OBP to lead off an inning is down to.332 this year (befo...

Sep 13 2017

Kangana Ranaut was punched by Aditya Pancholi, says eyewitness

Kangana Ranaut or we can also call her The Controversial Queen , is gain on the verge of controversy for her statements on The Rajat Sharma Show against Aditya Panchol...

Sep 13 2017

Hurricane Irma Landfall: When Could It Arrive in Georgia?

The last time was when Hurricane Matthew brushed the state's 100-mile coast without coming ashore last October. Fort Lauderdale police arrested nine people they said we...

Sep 13 2017

South Korea Confirms Traces Of Radioactive Gas From North Korea's Nuclear Test

The sanctions are less drastic than what was initially intended by the United States, who also called for a ban on United Nations member countries selling gas, oil an...

Sep 13 2017

Peru Expelling North Korean Ambassador Over Nuclear Program

On Monday, China backed the U.N. Security Council's unanimous adoption of new sanctions in response to North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Septemb...