Stories about World Media

Nov 14 2017

Standard & Poor's declares Venezuela in partial default

Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA has also been declared in default by rating agencies Fitch and Moody's. Standard & Poor's declares a "selective default" when a ...

Nov 14 2017

United Nations calls on Saudi coalition to open Yemeni seaports

The top United Nations aid official in Yemen called on the Saudi-led coalition on Tuesday to open all Yemen's sea ports urgently, saying it risked damaging the fight agai...

Nov 14 2017

Jurors Deadlocked In Trial Of NJ Senator Menendez

Robert Menendez told the judge they were deadlocked Monday. Jurors sent Walls a note saying they were not able to reach a unanimous decision on any of the 18 counts pr...

Nov 14 2017

4th person shot dead in Tampa neighborhood

This comes just weeks after three people were shot and killed over a 10-day span in Seminole Heights . After the earlier shootings, police increased patrols in the nei...

Nov 14 2017

Trump says Chinese leader helping in case against UCLA players

They were released on bail early Wednesday morning and have been staying at a lakeside hotel in Hangzhou since then while the team had been in Shanghai preparing for Satu...

Nov 14 2017

Three properties of Dawood Ibrahim auctioned in Mumbai

The Damarwala property was sold for Rs 3.53 crore while Shabnam fetched a price of Rs 3.52 crore. All these three buildings are in a dilapidated condition. The auction of...

Nov 14 2017

WB granted GI status for Rosogolla, Mamata elated

Based on this, Odisha had initiated its own GI claim previous year on "Pahala Rasgulla", in reference to a small highway-stop village between Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack, na...

Nov 14 2017

Encounters ensue in South Kashmir

The police said that "the attack was repulsed and both the militants were killed". Earlier in the day, the Special Operations Group (SOG) Kulgam and 9 Rashtriya Rifles...

Nov 14 2017

PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting — ASEAN Summit

He jointly met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, with whom he had a contentious phone call last winter, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who hosted ...

Nov 14 2017

Striking Ontario college teachers begin voting on contract offer today

While faculty members picket at the Loyalist College entrance on Wallbridge-Loyalist Road in Belleville, the college's student government has been organizing daily get-to...

Nov 14 2017

Google Doodle commemorates the 131st anniversary of the punching machine

There are now dozens of iterations of the hole puncher, including the common two-hole punch, the drill punch and even industrial-sized punches for putting holes in sheets...

Nov 14 2017

Ardern admits she may be seen as "an irritant" over Manus Island

Approximately 420 asylum seekers are refusing to leave the Papua New Guinea detention centre over fears for their safety from locals. "What I do know is that one of the...

Nov 14 2017

European Union says Hariri must return to Lebanon, warns against Saudi interference

Saad Hariri sent shock waves through Lebanon when he unexpectedly quit as prime minister a week ago, though on Sunday he rejected rumours he was under de facto house arre...

Nov 14 2017

Justice Asif Khosa of SC rescues himself from Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference

While issuing directives to file reference against Ishaq Dar for possessing assets and funds beyond his known sources of income, the bench said in its order, "So is the...

Nov 14 2017

Philippine protesters burn Swastika-shaped effigy of Donald Trump

In another odd and candid moment from the ASEAN summit, Duterte - who recently said he stabbed someone to death when he was a teenage because of "a look" - sang a Filipin...

Nov 14 2017

Putin: Joint Russia-Turkey-Iran effort on Syria bears fruit, violence down

He was speaking at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Turkish media reported November 13. "There is no military solution to the conflict in Syr...

Nov 14 2017

Toddler the only survivor of crash on I-94

John and his father stopped to help, but the driver, 20-year-old Dorii Rogers and her passenger, 20-year-old Alesia Maddox, were dead. They were all Detroit residents. ...

Nov 14 2017

Trudeau: Canada to defend 'mutual interests' of Asean, partners

Trudeau was quoted saying in CNN report, "Every child deserves the best start in life, that's why Canada is helping mothers around the world get access to quality service...

Nov 14 2017

Video clip claiming Hardik in compromising situation goes viral

The latest video was supposedly uploaded by Ashwin Sankarsariya on YouTube. Nevertheless, the videos were shared by many people with comments that said: " Patidar comm...

Nov 14 2017

Hariri plans to return to Lebanon, warns of sanctions over Hezbollah

The race turned into a political rally, with numerous runners calling for the return of Hariri, who has not publicly spoken since unexpectedly announcing his resignation...