Stories about World Media

Nov 03 2017

Syria forces near capture of Deir Ezzor city from IS

The army and allied fighters on Thursday captured the Hamidiyeh neighborhood, where most of the IS command centres were located, Xinhua news agency quoted the officer as ...

Nov 03 2017

May under fire after key ally Gavin Williamson gets defence job

The deputy First minister Damian Green is accused by a former activist of the conservative Party, having put his hand to his knee during a rendezvous in a pub in 2015 a...

Nov 03 2017

1 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at Chicago Starbucks

He said the drug deal might have occurred on Wilson Avenue east of Broadway Street. A second man also suffered a gunshot wound, though his condition was not immediately k...

Nov 03 2017

Marawi still 'dangerous place' due to Maute stragglers

Padilla said the military has "sealed off" around 19 barangays in Marawi that remain "a unsafe place" and prevented the return of the civilians for their safety. He also ...

Nov 03 2017

NYS Health Marketplace now open

This opening is later than the open enrollment period available through healthcare.gov for states that rely on the federal marketplace to enroll in coverage. "If you don'...

Nov 03 2017

Jacinda Ardern reconfirms offer to take 150 refugees from Australian detention centres

In a series of tweets, Crowe called out the government's handling of Manus Island after the detention centre was officially closed on Tuesday. Lives lived in fear & despa...

Nov 03 2017

Chaos prevail due to traffic jam ahead of BJP Parivartana Rally

Summary: Bengaluru: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally in poll-bound Karnataka that was flagged off here by party chief Amit Shah on Thursday caused the city's t...

Nov 03 2017

USA bomber drills aggravate North Korea ahead of Trump's Asia visit

Trump leaves on Friday for Hawaii, the first stop en route to Asia where he will visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. Air Force One is schedule...

Nov 03 2017

Labour activist says she was raped - and then warned against reporting it

Ms Bailey said her attacker was not an MP but was someone who was senior to her. The issue of sexual abuse within politics and the parties' response has come under th...

Nov 03 2017

Miami Firefighters Fired After Noose Incident

Miami authorities are scrutinizing a fire station where a noose was found hanging over a black firefighter's family photo ruined by lewd drawings. Six Miami firefigh...

Nov 03 2017

Auburn Basketball Players Suspended Indefinitely Amid FBI Investigation

While the Tigers were without top players Austin Wiley and Danjel Purifoy due to being held out during the ongoing FBI investigation, people on Twitter were not tak...

Nov 03 2017

USA sends supersonic bombers over South Korea

The US Air Force earlier said the drill took place "in the vicinity of the Korean peninsula", without providing specific locations. It said Japanese and South Korean fi...

Nov 03 2017

Suu Kyi visits Myanmar region torn by Rohingya conflict

Members of Congress have been clamoring for a strong response to the plight of the Rohingya, and the Trump administration has been weighing labeling their treatment "ethn...

Nov 03 2017

United States energy secy says fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assault

He said that "it's going to take fossil fuels" to solve problems like hers, and also other problems, problems like sexual assault. Perry was in Africa last week for a...

Nov 03 2017

Manafort And Gates To Remain Restricted To Their Homes, Judge Says

They say Manafort, who led Trump's campaign for several months past year, has done nothing wrong and doesn't pose a risk of fleeing the country. Manafort and Gates are ...

Nov 03 2017

U.S. votes against United Nations resolution calling for end to Cuba embargo

The US abstained a year ago in a similar vote at the General Assembly. That was the same vote as in 2015. The United States consistently voted against such resolutio...

Nov 03 2017

Court Filings Put Sessions Back in Hot Seat Over Russia Testimony

Nonetheless, the court filing on Papadopoulos is now being contrasted with long-disputed answers Sessions gave the Senate Judiciary Committee at his confirmation hearing...

Nov 03 2017

KCNA: President Xi to Promote North Korea-China Relations

Kim Jong Un (center) visits a cosmetics factory in Pyongyang with his wife Ri Sol Ju (right) in a photo released by North Korea's state-run KCNA on Sunday. He also sug...

Nov 03 2017

Argentina mourns death of five friends in NY attack

Hernan Diego Mendoza, Diego Enrique Angelini, Alejandro Damian Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij and Hernan Ferruchi were part of a group celebrating the 30th anniversary of their gr...

Nov 03 2017

White House 'Surprised' By Campaign Adviser's Grand Jury Testimony

Papadopoulos' statements to Mueller may have good and bad consequences for Sessions. Al Franken, the Minnesota Democrat, accused him of failing "to tell the truth about y...