Stories about World Media

Dec 09 2017

Tillerson says context important in Trump Jerusalem announcement

Even Tillerson's own State Department has conceded the announcement could sow unrest throughout the Middle East. On Tuesday, the first day of the Brussels meeting, Till...

Dec 09 2017

First election, then marriage: Couple votes before taking wedding vows

Salman Nizami is a Youth Congress leader who is associated with Jammu and Kashmir Congress. To win, a party needs 92 seats. The constituency has 237 polling stations....

Dec 09 2017

Sabbath Quiet Shattered Friday Night by Rocket Fire on Southern Israel

It said the targets were "two weapons manufacturing sites, a weapons warehouse and a military compound". The IDF said it considers Gaza's ruling Hamas terrorist organ...

Dec 09 2017

BJP MP Nana Patole quits: Leaders are not solving farmer issues

In the one-line resignation letter submitted to Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday morning, Patole did not cite any reasons for his dissent, but listed 14 issues...

Dec 09 2017

Gujarat Assembly Elections: Campaigning ends for first phase

Congress aspires to break the ruling party's winning spree by wooing the Patidar community. In 2002, 2007 and 2012 Gujarat elections, the Congress got around 40 per ce...

Dec 09 2017

United Nations envoy expresses concern about violence escalation in Middle East

It later annexed east Jerusalem in a move never recognised by the worldwide community. Eight countries called for the emergency meeting at the United Nations headquarte...

Dec 09 2017

'Making a Murderer': Appeals Court Upholds Brendan Dassey's Conviction

In a split 4-3 ruling Friday, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied his appeal, refuting a lower court ruling that said Dassey's confession was coerced. Also dissenting...

Dec 09 2017

Deputy National Security Adviser to Leave White House

Powell could be one of several administration officials to leave at the one-year mark of Trump's presidency. National security adviser HR McMaster called Powell "one of...

Dec 09 2017

Olympian Lindsey Vonn says she won't represent Trump at Winter Games

Vonn is arguably the most well-known member of the US Winter Olympic team, having won four World Cup overall championships as well as an Olympic gold in the downhill at t...

Dec 09 2017

Ukraine again arrests Mikheil Saakashvili, ex-president of Georgia

Ukraine's prosecutor-general announced late Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, that opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili has been arrested. His detention was part of an operation "...

Dec 09 2017

Immigration agents arrest 27 in West Michigan

Department of Homeland Security. From the start of the Trump Administration through the end of the fiscal year, however, ERO made 110,568 arrests compared to 77,806 i...

Dec 09 2017

Iran says Trump Jerusalem move will spark 'new intifada'

Earlier on Thursday, Iranian senior officials strongly condemned the Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and called it a "blatant violation of g...

Dec 09 2017

An accuser says Franken's speech missed the mark: 'No apology'

Franken confirmed the suspicions of the political and media worlds today when he announced that he would step aside in light of the various sexual misconduct allegati...

Dec 09 2017

Mueller has 400K docs in Manafort, Gates case

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office told the court on Monday that Manafort recently had been ghostwriting an editorial about his political work for Ukraine with a "...

Dec 09 2017

UNfriendly: North Korea's Kim Jong-un Shuns UN Visitor

The comments were carried by the official Korean Central News Agency late Wednesday, hours after the United States flew a B-1B supersonic bomber over South Korea as part ...

Dec 09 2017

Buy our gas, save your oil, Vladimir Putin tells Saudi Arabia

Russian President Vladimir Putin is escorted by Energy Minister Alexander Novak and co-owner of Russian gas producer Novatek Leonid Mikhelson, as he inspects a construc...

Dec 09 2017

Who Is William Atchison? New Mexico Police Identify Aztec High School Shooter

Police say Atchison carried a backpack with a Glock pistol inside of it. The San Juan County Sheriff's Office in a post on social media asked for the community to pray ...

Dec 09 2017

Hope Hicks reportedly contacted by Russians during Trump transition

But after a yearlong campaign in which the Russian government frequently succeeded in making contact with people around Mr. Trump, the overtures to Ms. Following her disc...

Dec 09 2017

14 peacekeepers killed in DR Congo clashes

The base is located 45 kilometers (27 miles) from Congo's Beni, town repeatedly hit by rebels. Guterres called on authorities in the DRC to "investigate and swiftly bring...

Dec 09 2017

Activist assaulted, disrobed by liquor mafia

The Chief Minister "met me regarding Narela incident". After the meeting, Baijal said that he assured the chief minister of swift investigation and strongest punishment...