Stories about World Media

Sep 22 2017

China's Banks Halt Business With North Korea Per UN Sanctions

President Trump said on Thursday there would be additional sanctions on North Korea. "If North Korea keeps on with this reckless behaviour, if the United States has to ...

Sep 22 2017

Aid to North higher under liberal leaders

About $4.5m of nutrition-rich supplies will be distributed to children and pregnant women through the UN World Food Programme. The decision was made at the 286th Inter-...

Sep 22 2017

Third suspect held over London tube attack

They are also said to have stepped up their investigation into the "bucket bomb" on a London Underground train. Islamic State militants said they were responsible for...

Sep 22 2017

Trump says U.S. to target firms doing business with N. Korea

Yet it is still South Korea, and its capital Seoul close to the heavily militarised frontier with the North, that faces the greatest immediate risk in a military conflict...

Sep 22 2017

Salma Hayek donates $10k to quake relief effort

Sergio Perez has donated three million pesos (£124,500) to support the victims of the Mexico City quake which has killed more than 200 people. "A lot of friends died, ...

Sep 21 2017

French chef: Take my Michelin stars away

In a Facebook post, Bras said he had made the decision because he wanted to "give a new meaning to life, and redefine what is essential". Bras, 46, took over ownership of...

Sep 21 2017

Military expert urges against conflict with North Korea: 'That time has passed'

According to Reuters , North Korea is believed to routinely falsify the identities and then change the destinations of its ships that pick up supplies, like fuel in Russ...

Sep 21 2017

Republicans are at it again on health care

Congress in the 1980s narrowly rejected an effort by the Reagan administration to tie Medicaid funding to block grants. The bill being proposed is basically the same as...

Sep 21 2017

The iPhone Wireless Charging System Is Great For IKEA Fans

But for those who live in the developing markets like India or China where Apple has little presence, these phones are going to cost as much as a auto or an expensive j...

Sep 21 2017

Trump Says Tax Plan Won't Help Wealthy as He Courts Democrats

In addition to the corporate tax rate, The Washington Post reported Tuesday that Trump and the big six could back off the idea of repealing the estate tax and not lower...

Sep 21 2017

Inmate Escapes In Saunders County - Armed And Dangerous

Jason Swanson was driving to get his son from school when he saw the deputy handcuffed in the road. "I hope they catch him and nobody gets hurt in the process", Glass s...

Sep 21 2017

Jose Downgraded to Tropical Storm, Flash Flood Warnings Remain

At 8 a.m. EDT/AST (1200 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Jose was located near 39.6 degrees north latitude and 68.1 degrees west longitude. Jose wasn't moving muc...

Sep 21 2017

China vows to break 'malicious cycle' over North Korea

He ordered officials to analyse and prepare for possible new North Korean threats, including electromagnetic pulse and biochemical attacks. It would be interesting to s...

Sep 21 2017

South Korea to Send Humanitarian Aid to North, Keeping Diplomatic Channels Open

China's top diplomat pledged to strictly implement U.N. Security Council sanctions on North Korea during a meeting with his South Korean counterpart in New York Wednes...

Sep 21 2017

Countries using terrorism as instrument of state policy must be condemned

M - NY hosted on September 20 the extraordinary meeting of the foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states that are attending the 72nd ...

Sep 21 2017

China says North Korea issue should be resolved peacefully

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has echoed Donald Trump's fiery threat that North Korea will be destroyed if it continues to menace the USA and its allies. North Kore...

Sep 21 2017

Calls for Ishaq Dar's resignation echo in Senate finance committee

At the hearing, instead of Dar, his protocol officer Fazal Daad made an appearance and informed the court that Dar couldn't attend the hearing because of he was on a priv...

Sep 21 2017

Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

Republicans have only until September 30 to use a special legislative procedure known as reconciliation to vote on the bill. Grassley said keeping Republicans' campai...

Sep 21 2017

Jimmy Kimmel ramps up battle against GOP health care bill

Bill Cassidy on Wednesday, one day after the talk show host accused Cassidy of lying to his face about what the senator would demand in a health care bill. Kimmel once a...

Sep 21 2017

Iraqi forces launch offensive to retake Hawija from IS

On July 10, Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi officially announced victory over the IS in Mosul. The Iraqi Security Force (ISF) and pro-government militias moved on ...