Stories about World Media

Nov 15 2017

Cornelia Sorabji Is Today's Google Doodle

Over the next 20 years, Cornelia is reported to have helped over 600 women and orphans fight legal battles, sometimes free of charge. And since she could not practice law...

Nov 15 2017

North Korea 'sentences Donald Trump to death' in state newspaper editorial

The president and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un engaged in a war of words during Trump's swing through five Asian countries . Pyongyang has a long history of inte...

Nov 15 2017

Korean soldier shot while defecting to South

A local police agency, which took custody of the man from the military, said Wednesday it will send him to the immigration office for deportation. The Kaesong Industria...

Nov 15 2017

Wait over for same sex marriage survey result

A private member's Bill co-sponsored by WA Liberal senator Dean Smith , Labor, Greens and crossbench senators will be introduced into the Senate today in what is expecte...

Nov 15 2017

Tory rebels vow to resist 'blood-curdling threats' over Brexit bill

The government faces potential defeat on key amendments to the bill if rebel Conservative MPs ally with Labour, increasing the risks for May's minority government. And ...

Nov 15 2017

Russian lawmakers approve bill targeting foreign media

This measure was a response to the demand of the US Department of Justice to RT America, a US branch of the Russian television company, to register as a foreign agent. Th...

Nov 15 2017

Rancho California school shooting: Five dead after 'random', drive-by attacks

Police recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns from the scene. Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told San Francisco news network KCRA that the shooter was k...

Nov 15 2017

Volvo pulls its ads from Hannity after Moore coverage

Facing an exodus of advertisers, the Fox News host gave the firebrand jurist until Wednesday night to disprove the harrowing claims of sexual misconduct five women have...

Nov 15 2017

5.4-magnitude quake hits South Korea: USGS

The Korean peninsula rarely has to worry about significant quakes. South Korea has relatively little seismic activity, compared with Japan to the east. An aftershock of...

Nov 15 2017

Joo Koon MRT Station after train collision

In a joint statement issued at 11.12am, SMRT and LTA said a train heading in the direction of Tuas Link station stalled at Joo Koon station at 8.18am. Several passengers ...

Nov 15 2017

Zimbabwe's Army Seizes Control, Mugabe Apparently Ousted

A Harare resident told AFP that gunfire erupted near President Robert Mugabe's private residence in Borrowdale in Harare in the early hours of Wednesday. The house ...

Nov 15 2017

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army clears itself of wrongdoing

Some recruiters are Rohingya themselves, the United Nations report said, and have formed trafficking rings as the population has expanded in Bangladesh. "They're still ...

Nov 15 2017

Pak panel set to declare Nawaz Sharif's sons absconders

Nawaz Sharif has been exempted from appearance for seven days from November 20th while Maryam has been granted exemption for a month. During the court proceedings, Sha...

Nov 15 2017

Millions face starvation in Yemen as Saudi refuses to reopen Hodeideh port

More than 2,000 Yemenis have died in a cholera outbreak now affecting almost one million people, AFP reported. On Monday, Riyadh announced that it would be re-opening...

Nov 15 2017

Senate Candidate Roy Moore Speaks Out During Campaign Appearance

The division only appears to be hardening Moore's resolve to push forward with his candidacy as he portrays his critics as the establishment figures he has made the vil...

Nov 15 2017

Texas State Sophomore Dies After Fraternity Initiation Ceremony

Ellis was declared dead less than an hour later, police said in a statement . Investigators believe alcohol may have been a factor in his death, but are awaiting toxicol...

Nov 15 2017

US Department of Justice to probe Clinton Foundation

During testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Sessions told Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of OH that something that "looks like" it is worthy of the ap...

Nov 15 2017

LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Teammates Reportedly Freed After Shoplifting Arrest

The Washington Post reported Monday that a US official indicated that shoplifting charges against the players have been reduced, and the case could be resolved soon. Smi...

Nov 15 2017

Card game promises to holdup border wall construction with holiday promotion

The company claims they have purchased some land near the United States and Mexico border and in doing so have made it hard for Trump's promised wall to be built on that ...

Nov 15 2017

Sandy Hook Families on Gun Maker: 'Lanza Heard Their Message'

Lanza also killed his mother before the school shooting. On Tuesday, those families were back in court, asking Connecticut's highest state court to reverse the decision...