Stories about World Media

Dec 19 2017

Saudis shoot down missile aimed at royal palace

A blast had been heard in the capital with a plume of smoke seen in the sky. "Ballistic missile intercepted over Riyadh", the Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen s Huthi...

Dec 19 2017

United States publicly blames North Korea for WannaCry cyberattack

Until now, the USA government had not publicly stated as much. "This man was a loyal agent of North Korea , who believed he was acting to serve some higher patriotic o...

Dec 19 2017

Gujarat Elections 2017: CM Vijay Rupani To Retain His Rajkot (West) Seat

So, who the voters have voted for? Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani won the Rajkot West constituency after trailing in initial trends for assembly election results...

Dec 19 2017

Ockhi: Modi holds meeting with officials in Lakshadweep

Post his arrival, Modi chaired a review meeting in the state to grasp the details of the devastating situation at hand. He will meet officials and public representatives,...

Dec 19 2017

Two terrorists eliminated in overnight encounter in Shopian

Two unidentified militants were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir , the army said on Tuesday. The informatio...

Dec 19 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte backs same-sex marriage

He said gays and lesbians are honest and hardworking people, and he will appreciate if someone from the ranks of the LGBT community will take charge of the PCUP. "I wan...

Dec 19 2017

London gets first-ever female bishop By Aditi Khanna

Mullally, the daughter of a hairdresser and among the most prolific bishops on Twitter, vowed to be "a bishop of London but also for London". As a member of the Chur...

Dec 19 2017

Egypt Regrets UN Failure To Pass Egypt-Drafted Resolution On Jerusalem

According to the Associated Press, the document asserts: "F$3 or generations the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians has been understood as the prime irritant...

Dec 19 2017

Massive Southern California wildfire now halfway contained

Counties like Santa Barbara and Ventura are currently facing the blaze and is now threatening Montecito county, the wealthiest county in the state, USA Today reports. R...

Dec 19 2017

Sheriff: Virginia woman mauled to death by her own dogs

Agnew said that while the medical examiner's findings are preliminary as they await toxicology results, "it was fairly obvious to us that she had suffered defensive wound...

Dec 19 2017

Gujarat Polls: EVMs are tampered: Hardik

According to him, the atmosphere is such that no one can question the functioning of the EVMs. The Congress party too had made similar allegations against the Bharatiya...

Dec 19 2017

Brexit war cabinet 'fails to agree position on UK-EU trade'

The Prime Minister will tell the House of Commons on Monday of a "shared desire of the European Union and the United Kingdom to make rapid progress" in agreeing the terms...

Dec 19 2017

Snowfall warning issued for Chilliwack

On Tuesday, a low pressure system will track across northern Washington State near the B.C. border, mixing Pacific moisture with cool winds. Snowfall is supposed to be ...

Dec 19 2017

Jammu and Kashmir shivers as Kargil freezes at -11.2 °C

The MeT office has forecast a mainly dry weather in the state over the next few days. Against minus 7.5 degree recorded on Sunday, the night temperature at the ski resort...

Dec 19 2017

Japanese snow monkeys are having sex with sika deer

The females also mount the deer, using the same type of movement and the same vocalizations - so the deed appears sexual, at least for the monkeys. Similar monkey-deer ...

Dec 19 2017

British Columbia Gov. Ends Grizzly Bear Hunting

How many soccer moms (or hockey moms, this is Canada after all) will have to be attacked while hiking in the backcountry before the government decides that hunting the be...

Dec 19 2017

President Assad: Successive Victories to Speed up Reconstruction Process in Syria

Assad's remarks provoked resentment and ridicule from Syrians on social networking sites, especially as they came only days after a video spread of a Russian officer phys...

Dec 19 2017

Pence postpones Mideast trip to mid-January, citing tax bill

Pence's press secretary. Officials denied that Pence's decision was motivated by a wave of deadly protests in the wake of Trump's deeply controversial decision to decla...

Dec 19 2017

Pennsylvania CHIPs in; program desperate for federal funds

The Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, is a 20-year-old federal program meant to aid children whose families are not so needy that they would qualify for Medic...

Dec 19 2017

Reading the Tea Leaves for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.34% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ). The stock decreased 0.97% or $1.5 during the last trading sessi...