Stories about World Media

May 25 2017

Duterte declares Martial law in southern Philippines

Addressing "our fellow Filipinos", Duterte told them they had experienced martial law during the two-decade Marcos presidency, which ended with a "People Power" revolutio...

May 25 2017

Taiwanese Court Makes Key Ruling In Push For Same-Sex Marriage

This case made it to Taiwan's Constitutional Court after activist Chi Chia-wei had his and his long-time partner's marriage application rejected in 2013. Taiwan, which Ch...

May 25 2017

Trump affirms peace is "possible" between Israel and Palestinians

The White House also referred to Abbas as president of "Palestine" in a schedule, despite the fact that the USA does not recognize a Palestinian state. Trump has no...

May 25 2017

Trump pushes for Mideast peace

The U.S. president also pledged his support for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. Trump said in a speech in Jerusalem Tuesday that both Israeli and Pa...

May 25 2017

Woman goes on racist rant targeting Walmart shoppers

In the footage, the elderly woman can be heard unleashing on Ms Hicks after an altercation that allegedly started with the woman cutting her off and pushing her with her ...

May 25 2017

What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Abedi

The announcement marks the first time in 10 years that the government has deemed the threat level from worldwide terrorism to be critical, its highest possible rating. Th...

May 25 2017

Greenpeace beams message for Donald Trump onto Vatican during visit

The discussuion was described as "cordial" in a statement by the Vatican, which said "satisfaction was expressed" for the good USA relationship with the Vatican and their...

May 25 2017

Philippines: Duterte's hometown Davao in lockdown

Duterte cut his trip to Russian Federation short to return to Manila , according to Philippine foreign secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said. Duterte cut short a visit to...

May 25 2017

DOJ Tells CNN Jeff Sessions Didn't Disclose Meetings With Russian Officials

The form requests that the applicant list "any contact" they (or their family) have had with a "foreign government" or its "representatives" within the previous seven yea...

May 25 2017

Former First Minister Rhodri Morgan has died

Political parties in Wales suspended campaigning for the General Election on Thursday, following news of Mr Morgan's death. Vale AM Jane Hutt has offered a heartfelt tr...

May 25 2017

Trump Won't Use Israel Trip to Announce Embassy Move

Yet Trump may still need to engage in some delicate diplomacy following revelations that he disclosed highly classified intelligence Israel obtained about the Islamic Sta...

May 25 2017

Palestinian President Reiterates Commitment to Peace Process

But the complexities of a peace deal were visibly on display as Netanyahu began his remarks by saying that if Monday night's blast in Manchester had been a Palestinian ...

May 25 2017

The tragedy of Everest's normal: 10 dead this season, so far

Permit fees are a major source of income for cash-strapped Nepal which earned more than $4 million this year from Everest permits, officials said. The identities of the...

May 25 2017

Duterte vows 'harsh' martial law in southern Philippines

Trump reportedly told Duterte that President Obama had been critical of the killings in the Philippines , a feeling that Trump did not share: "I understand that, and ...

May 25 2017

British Police Search For Bomber's Accomplices, Warn Of 'Imminent' Attack

May said Abedi was born and raised in Britain and security officials said he was of Libyan descent. "We struggle to comprehend the warped and twisted mind that sees a r...

May 25 2017

White House Thrilled with Foreign Trip: Donald Trump 'At His Best'

After two days in Riyadh, where the United States delegation signed multi-billion dollar defence and infrastructure deals and the president urged Muslim leaders to combat...

May 25 2017

Comey to Testify Publicly After Memorial Day

Separately the New York Times reported that Trump boasted to Russian officials at a White House meeting last week that firing Comey relieved "great pressure" the pres...

May 25 2017

Top House intel Dem would 'explore' holding Flynn in contempt

A day later, the committee issued two subpoenas against Flynn's businesses seeking records that could hopefully fill in the blanks as it continues to look into the Kremli...

May 25 2017

Trump wants Mideast peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy

Trump's two-day visit came immediately before the Israeli holiday of Jerusalem Day, which this year marks the 50th anniversary of Israel's reunification of the holy c...

May 25 2017

Korea's Kim Jong-Un 'madman with nuclear weapons'

During the nine years of martial law under Marcos, police and troops tortured, abducted and killed thousands of people who were critical of the dictatorship, according ...