Stories about World Media

Dec 23 2017

There's 'no doubt' gunman was targeting police officers, Pennsylvania prosecutor says

Later, with two handguns, he fired shots at officers at 17th and Mulberry Streets. The window of the vehicle was broken, and the officer inside was not harmed. "I am grat...

Dec 23 2017

Abbas spokesman: UN Jerusalem vote 'is a victory for Palestine'

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua told the committee: "Pakistan has rejected the Trump administration's decision and we stand with our Palestinian brothers and sisters". A...

Dec 23 2017

Pro-Abortion Groups: Ohio Ban on Down Syndrome Abortions 'Shames Women'

Kasich signed the bill Friday. As Fox News reports , North Dakota and in have passed similar prohibitions on abortions for unborn babies diagnosed with Down syndrome. ...

Dec 23 2017

Rupani govt in Gujarat to be sworn-in on Dec 26

As everyone expected BJP High command and PM Modi, Amith Shah voted for Vijay Rupani as Chief Minister of Gujarat . Sticking to its pre-poll decision to contest th...

Dec 23 2017

'Vinta' death toll climbs to 30

Although the Philippines is hit by some 20 typhoons or storms annually, typhoons rarely strike Mindanao, home to 20 million people. Rescuers retrieved at least 36 bod...

Dec 23 2017

FBI's McCabe grilled by House Republicans in Russian Federation meddling probe

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy, a South Carolina Republican, said in an appearance on Fox News last week he'd be "a little surprised" if McCa...

Dec 23 2017

Major, 3 soldiers killed in Pakistan firing; two wounded

Out of the three jawans, one was a Major. Three of the slain soldiers were identified as Major Prafulla, sepoy Pargah and sepoy Gurmeet Singh. The injured jawan has bee...

Dec 23 2017

Shatrughan Sinha slams BJP again, defends Lalu Yadav in fodder scam case

The guilty verdict for Lalu, however, carries huge weight and is likely to influence how the RJD positions itself in the alliance arithmetic in 2018 and 2019 elections. L...

Dec 23 2017

Madrid considers its next move after Catalonian elections

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is evading the probe in Brussels, while his deputy, ERC militant Oriol Junqueras, remains behind bars. Rajoy, who has not comm...

Dec 23 2017

Saudi royal palace targeted in Houthi missile attack

On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia shot down over Riyadh a ballistic missile fired by the Houthi militias, in a strike that Haley said "bears all the hallmarks of previous attacks ...

Dec 23 2017

New US-Afghanistan strategy 'already bearing fruit,' Pence says

Top U.S. officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, met with Afghan leaders in recent months in hopes of stabilizing the coun...

Dec 23 2017

Fire hits London Zoo cafe; not clear if any animals hurt

Zoo officials initially said Saturday morning "it is not believed" animals were hurt after the blaze broke out in a zoo cafe near an animal petting area, but later report...

Dec 23 2017

Saudi Arabia intercepts Yemen rebel missile targeting royal palace

Via state media, Zarif called the US moves provocative and said USA officials were trying to "hide their support for the bombardment of the innocent Yemenis through such ...

Dec 23 2017

Trump signs tax overhaul, budget bill before heading to Mar-a-Lago

Trump signed the bill shortly before departing for his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, pulling forward a formal signing initially planned for January. Before signing the ...

Dec 23 2017

What Is Fodder Scam? Lalu Prasad Yadav's Involvement And Pending Verdict

Apart from Lalu, former CM Jagannath Mishra and 20 others also face judgment in the court of special CBI judge Shivpal Singh. Earlier in the day, Prasad's son Tejashwi ...

Dec 23 2017

Rajasthan: 26 dead after bus falls off bridge into river

Death toll may rise, police said. Speaking to ANI , Subhash Mishra, Circle Officer (City) said that a total of 26 bodies have been recovered so far. While 27 bodies ha...

Dec 23 2017

Sessions orders review of DEA Hezbollah investigation following expose

This was done to smooth the path forward for the disastrous Iran deal, in which United States taxpayers gave hundreds of millions in unmarked bills and untraceable gold t...

Dec 23 2017

Tropical Storm in Philippines Leaves Nearly 90 People Dead, Dozens Missing

Officials evacuated residents in several regions, including the southern island of Mindanao, as a new tropical storm, Tembin, swept across the country on December 22. Pol...

Dec 23 2017

Thomas Fire is the largest fire in California history

California has endured an unprecedented fire season thus far. Firefighters halted the spread of the so-called Thomas fire at 272,000 acres (110,100 hectares) as of Tu...

Dec 23 2017

U.S. to supply Ukraine with 'defensive capabilities'

Trump is already faced with questions around whether he's hesitant about confronting Putin face to face, as was the case in Vietnam when the two leaders discussed Russia...