Stories about World Media

Dec 15 2017

262 journalists behind bars, CPJ report says

A record number of journalists around the world - at least 262 - are now imprisoned due to their jobs. "Dozens more still face trial, and fresh arrests take place reg...

Dec 15 2017

Omarosa Draws Pistol, Declares 'Black Woman Civil War' Against Robin Roberts

The Good Morning America host quipped "Bye Felicia" following an interview with the former White House aide and reality star Thursday (Dec. 14), after her pre-taped int...

Dec 15 2017

Akayed Ullah 'born and brought up in Dhaka'

NY officials also charged Ullah with terrorism , accusing him of setting off a pipe bomb, as investigators in his home country questioned his wife. Law enforcement off...

Dec 15 2017

Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev jailed for 8 years over $2m bribe

Ulyukayev, who became economic development minister in 2013, was arrested at Rosneft's headquarters a year ago after being handed a bag containing $2 million by Sechin, w...

Dec 15 2017

United Nations chief António Guterres warns against sleepwalking into war with North Korea

Meeting in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Xi told Moon the goal of denuclearizing the Korean peninsula must be stuck to, and war and chaos can not be allowed, Chin...

Dec 15 2017

Nazareth's Muslim Mayor Cancels Christmas

The municipality of Nazareth, an Arab majority town in Northern Israel, announced that celebrations of Christmas and New Year will be cancelled in protest against Trump's...

Dec 15 2017

Union Cabinet clears Triple Talaq bill

According to the Bill, a woman who has been divorced through triple talaq , can seek maintenance from her husband by approaching a magistrate. The 3:2 verdict had held t...

Dec 15 2017

Oxford Dictionaries declares 'Youthquake' Word of the Year

It is defined as " a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people ". One of the likely reasons for Oxford D...

Dec 15 2017

United Kingdom voters will decide if Brexit happens says European Union chief

The likes of EU President Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk, Germany's Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron were among those who stood to applaud Mrs May aft...

Dec 15 2017

Ajinkya Rahane's father accused of killing woman in negligent driving gets bail

According to reports, the woman, identified as Ashatai Kamble, was hit by Hyundai i20 auto that Rahane's family was traveling in. The police have taken Rahane's father in...

Dec 15 2017

Russian Federation 'regrets' European Union decision to extend sanctions

The European Union (EU) agreed on Thursday to extend its economic sanctions against Russian Federation, introduced after the country's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine...

Dec 15 2017

Pakistan's Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Disqualify Khan

Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday rejected a ruling Muslim League leader's petition seeking opposition Tehreek-e- Insaf chief Imran Khan's disqualification as a parliamenta...

Dec 15 2017

Firefighter fatality reported at huge California wildfire

Iverson had been with Cal Fire since 2009. Iverson's death was the first firefighter fatality in the recent series of fires burning across Southern California, but is...

Dec 15 2017

American Astronauts Are Going Back to the Moon

Among the onlookers at far right are Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin and NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson , who holds the US record for cumulative time spent in space. I...

Dec 15 2017

Anushka And Kohli Post Their First Honeymoon Pic

These were the architects of the most awaited marriage of the year The Tuscany wedding of the Indian Captain was designed by Devika Narain who happens to be a Lucknow bas...

Dec 15 2017

Aid group: At least 6700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

The Union's executive is also looking into the arrests of the journalists. " Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been reporting on events of global importan...

Dec 15 2017

All victims identified in bus-train collision in France

Philippe joined Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne and Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer who had already arrived at the scene. She said the train normally travels a...

Dec 15 2017

'We are defending democracy' with regulation cuts

The White House claims agencies have saved $8.1 billion in lifetime net regulatory cost savings, or $570 million a year. "We blew our target out of the water", he boasted...

Dec 15 2017

Fourth lawmaker forced from Congress amid sexual misconduct allegations

At the time, the independent Office of Congressional Ethics investigated Greene's claim and recommended that the House Ethics Committee dismiss the case. Farenthold say...

Dec 15 2017

The White House Releases the Christmas Portrait of Donald and Melania Trump

The official holiday card was photographed by Andrea Hanks . The Slovenian-born former model chose a sweeping side-part for the portrait and pointed, black Christian L...