Stories about World Media

Jan 02 2018

Israeli politicians pass law to hamper division of Jerusalem

The bill is widely seen as meant to make it more hard to give up part of Jerusalem to the Palestinian Authority, which wants the city's eastern half to be the capital o...

Jan 02 2018

Mega Millions jackpot at $363M

The Mega Millions Jackpot for Tuesday's drawing is up to $363 million. With slightly better odds than the Powerball game, it's rare that months pass without someone win...

Jan 02 2018

Suspense mounts over fate of triple talaq bill

The opposition parties are said to be planning for either amendments against criminalising triple talaq or referring the bill to a select committee for detailed considera...

Jan 02 2018

9 more killed in nationwide protests, unrest

A semi-official news agency in Iran is reporting that 450 people have been arrested over three days in Tehran. The attack on the police station in the town of Qahderija...

Jan 02 2018

USA crude prices hold above $60 a barrel

Global benchmark Brent Crude futures also rose, supported by ongoing supply cuts by top producers OPEC and Russian Federation as well as strong demand from China . T...

Jan 02 2018

Twins born in different years in California

The new parents said their New Year's babies were born about a month early after being originally due on January 27 but they had a C-section scheduled for January 10, KE...

Jan 02 2018

Rohani To Address Nation As Iran's Street Protests Turn Deadly

The semiofficial news agency Mehr quoted Habibollah Khojastepour, deputy governor of Lorestan Province, as saying on December 31 that an illegal gathering in the western ...

Jan 02 2018

Trump wants 'Deep State Justice Dept' to probe Huma Abedin

She put Classified Passwords into the hands of foreign agents, ' the president tweeted following a report from The Daily Caller. Remember sailors pictures on submarine?...

Jan 02 2018

Newly-weds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma go shopping in Cape Town

After a honeymoon in Finland, the power couple hosted receptions at both Delhi and Mumbai . The Anushka- Virat wedding was indeed the highlight of 2017. Visiting ski...

Jan 02 2018

Soldier visiting home dies trying to rescue people from NYC apartment fire

One woman ran down the hall banging on doors to alert her neighbors, according to WABC . The fire went to six alarms and dozens of fire vehicles were on scene as thick...

Jan 02 2018

Von Storch blocked for anti-Muslim tweet

The attacks, allegedly carried out by men with migrant backgrounds, sparked outrage across Germany amid tensions over the arrival of 1.1million refugees in 2015. Under ...

Jan 02 2018

Donald Trump tweets in support of protesters in Iran

There were unconfirmed reports of several casualties among demonstrators. Government officials had complained directly to Durov about the channel. CNN is unable to in...

Jan 02 2018

Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US

Moon called them a "positive response" to Seoul's hope that the Pyeongchang Olympics would be a "groundbreaking opportunity for peace". South Korean Unification Minster...

Jan 02 2018

7 hurt in San Francisco truck crash

Witnesses told ABC7 News the white box truck was making an illegal left turn onto 21st Avenue from Geary when the driver appeared to over correct, hitting a Mazda sedan w...

Jan 02 2018

Pakistan secretly seizing assets of Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan is reportedly planning to seize charities and other financial assets controlled by the terrorist leader accused of masterminding the November 2008 terrorist atta...

Jan 02 2018

10 dead as anti-government protests spread across Iran

Nonetheless, internet users reported that social media was up and running again, a day after authorities shut down services like Telegram and Instagram, which have been u...

Jan 02 2018

Protests in Mumbai, trains halted over Bhima-Koregaon violence

Reports quoting eyewitnesses said the commotion commenced at Chembur naka. Following the protests, authorities shut schools and colleges in Mumbai . 2 pm IST: Mahara...

Jan 02 2018

Weather Warnings Ahead Of Storm Eleanor

Tuesday will be relatively mild for this time of year, with top temperatures of 13 degrees. South London will become "very windy" this week as Storm Eleanor makes its...

Jan 02 2018

New Year Brings Record Setting Cold Across Tri

But the warm up does come as the high next Sunday, Jan. 7, reaches 21 degrees, followed Monday with a high of 28 degrees and a sunny Tuesday with a high of 26 degrees. A ...

Jan 02 2018

Iran: Death toll rises to 16 in protests across the country

It says all were shot by hunting rifles. Pro- and anti-government demonstrations have been taking place in Iran since Thursday. The clashes were allegedly sparked by ...