Stories about World Media

Jan 01 2018

Muslim woman can now travel for Hajj alone, thanks to Modi government

He also took credit for removing the mahram (a family relative who the woman is never allowed to marry) rule for women above Hajj pilgrims while referring to his govern...

Jan 01 2018

Lorde, New Zealand targeted in pro-Israel Washington Post ad

The advert also attacked Lorde's native New Zealand , which was one of 128 countries that last month called for the United States to retract its recognition of Jerusalem...

Jan 01 2018

Oakville's 2018 Polar Bear Dip Cancelled

Chills and cheap thrills have been iced for those looking to score bragging rights by facing the frigid temps on New Year's Day in Oakville for the Courage Polar Bear Di...

Jan 01 2018

Pakistan hands over list of 457 Indian prisoners: Foreign Ministry

According to an external affairs ministry release, the two sides exchanged the list under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear installations between...

Jan 01 2018

Teen arrested in deaths of 4 on New Year's Eve in NJ

He faces charges of murder and possession of a weapon for an unlawful objective, the Park Press reported . The teen's grandfather and brother were not targeted and l...

Jan 01 2018

Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change

It is the largest display of civil unrest in the country since the protests after Iran's disputed 2009 presidential election. Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram...

Jan 01 2018

Israel's Likud Party Members Vote to Annex Settlements

He did not attend the meeting, which attracted several hundred delegates including ministers, legislators and party officials. Around 900 signatures were garnered, in p...

Jan 01 2018

First baby of the year born in Limerick

They were born in Waterford and Tralee at 12:23am. The unnamed baby girl, born to Tania Shirin, weighed in at 4 pounds, 11.5 ounces. He is the couple's first child and ha...

Jan 01 2018

No more! Donald Trump Refuses Financial Aid To 'Deceitful' Pakistan

The American President launched the scathing attack in his first tweet of 2018, claiming Pakistan "give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt" and think "of our leaders as...

Jan 01 2018

'Ten dead' in Iran as anti-government protests continue

Scores of protesters have been arrested. In one of the few official reports, an official in Arak, around 300 kilometres southwest of Tehran, said 80 people had been arr...

Jan 01 2018

Two Iranian Protesters Killed in Anti-Government Demonstrations

Hundreds of people have been arrested. The state TV report Monday made the reference in a package on the ongoing demonstrations that began Thursday. The protests are th...

Jan 01 2018

Suspected Colorado gunman identified as veteran with apparent grudge against local sheriff

One deputy was fatally shot and four others injured. Riehl began posting videos on YouTube in November expressing anger at Lone Tree Police Department officers, particu...

Jan 01 2018

Donald Trump's idea to beat winter cold: Pour global warming on it

Climate change, according to Trump, is the flawless cure to your winter blues and this frigid weather ruining your New Year's Eve plans. Trump denied the existence of c...

Jan 01 2018

Activist Erica Garner, daughter of NYC police chokehold victim, dies at 27

Erica Garner , the daughter of Eric Garner who became an outspoken activist against police brutality after her father's death at the hands of a NY police officer, d...

Jan 01 2018

Assam ups security as draft NRC to be published today

The goal of the NRC is to identify genuine Indian citizens residing in the state and those who had illegally migrated from Bangladesh after March 25, 1971, a date agr...

Jan 01 2018

Sydney seaplane crash leaves six people killed

The firm said it was suspending all operations until further notice and was helping police with the investigation into the cause of the crash. The ages and identities o...

Jan 01 2018

Extreme cold warning issued for most of New Brunswick

The combination of very cold temperatures and the wind chill will make it feel like -30 to -36 C for much of the province on New Year's Day, according to a weather warnin...

Jan 01 2018

FBI Investigating Trump Surrogate and Former Sheriff David Clarke

The man, identified as Dan Black, "says he was detained, interviewed and escorted out of Mitchell International Airport on January 15 by a half-dozen deputies after a bri...

Jan 01 2018

New Year's Eve Celebrations Across the Globe Currently Streaming Online

The capital cities have put on their biggest pyrotechnics displays yet - Sydney skies have been lit up with eight tonnes of fireworks. Soon after, Australia joined them...

Jan 01 2018

10 foreign passengers killed in Costa Rican plane crash

A plane carrying 10 US citizens and two local crewmembers crashed in a wooded area, killing all aboard Sunday, Costa Rica's government said. In photos from the scene, t...