Stories about World Media

Feb 02 2018

90 migrants feared dead in boat capsize off Libya

The town is a common departure point for traffickers who dispatch thousands of migrants across the Mediterranean where they are either intercepted... Oxfam said the dea...

Feb 02 2018

Kenya defies court order to reopen TV stations, detains opposition figure

U.S.in a statement stated that it was gravely concerned by Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga's self-"inauguration" on Tuesday as Kenya's "People's President". The Sta...

Feb 02 2018

Tillis onboard Amtrak train in Virginia, tweets he's okay

Westerman said the train was carrying GOP congressmen, senators, their staffs and some family members to the GOP policy retreat. "Today's incident was a bad tragedy...

Feb 02 2018

Exiled ex-Maldives president says he'll run again for office

The opposition alliance in a statement welcomed the ruling and called for Mr. Yameen's resignation - saying the court's decision "effectively ends President Yameen's auth...

Feb 02 2018

Political standoff builds at the White House over #ReleaseTheMemo

Trump is expected to approve the release of a controversial classified memo later in the day that outlines alleged bias and wrongdoing by senior officials as they pres...

Feb 02 2018

Celtics to Sign Greg Monroe

Monroe recently agreed to a buyout of his contract with the Phoenix Suns , which allowed him to sign anywhere as a free agent. Monroe was traded to the Suns by the B...

Feb 02 2018

Heat's Goran Dragic added to NBA All-Star Game

Spoelstra earned the accolades after guiding the HEAT to a 10-5 (.667) record during January, tying the highest winning percentage in the Eastern Conference for the month...

Feb 02 2018

Stephen Colbert tweaks Trump's State of The Union speech to be honest

While his figures were correct, several reports note that this is not the largest State of the Union audience in history. First, he asked the Congress to increase a...

Feb 02 2018

Why Women In Iran Are Ripping Off Their Hijabs?

The prosecutor general, Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, reportedly dismissed the protests as "childish" and instigated "from outside the country". The trend picked up momentu...

Feb 02 2018

US says Syria may be making new types of chemical weapons

Numerous civilians, including children, were injured in the attack, which targeted the opposition-held city of Duma in the Eastern Ghouta district, White Helmets official...

Feb 02 2018

LEAD: Malema denied Zuma no confidence debate before SONA

Remember that for us it is a president or the president that writes to us. She's also rejected an EFF request for its motion of no confidence in Zuma to be debated ahead ...

Feb 02 2018

Three soldiers killed in avalanche in Machhil sector of J&K

The bodies of the army men have been recovered, the official said no trooper is missing in the incident. However, two among the deceased succumbed to death while being sh...

Feb 02 2018

India will work with Oli government, says Sushma

Her visit is being considered significant in the political circles in Nepal. Swaraj congratulated the Nepalese people and the government for successful conclusion of the ...

Feb 02 2018

AJC Urges Poland to Reconsider Controversial Holocaust Responsibility Bill

The bill criminalizes any accusations against Poland of complicity in war crimes during World War II, including the Holocaust , as well as any denials of the killings ...

Feb 02 2018

Latin America should not rely on China -US Secretary of State Tillerson

Patricia Zavala, Latin American studies and public affairs graduate student, asked about what can be done to combat government corruption in Latin America. Argentinian ...

Feb 02 2018

Groundhog Day groundhog predicts six weeks of winter in Gobblers Knob

Legend has it that if he sees his shadow - i.e., if it is a sunny day - North America is in for six more weeks of winter weather . This content is restricted to si...

Feb 02 2018

European Union ministers agree on transition period demands for Brexit

Premier Li said this year marks China's 40th anniversary of reform and opening-up, an in a prior report to the 19th CPC National Congress, Beijing said it will cont...

Feb 02 2018

#DecodingBudget: Jaitley's budget focuses on safety and Railways modernization

Enhancing carrying capacity of railways, 12,000 wagons, 5160 coaches and 700 locomotives are being procured in the next fiscal. Shri Jaitley also said that 4000 kilometer...

Feb 02 2018

Arab League warns against repercussions of decisions to violate Jerusalem

The Arab minister also emphasized the rejection of attempts to end the role and mandate of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Occupi...

Feb 02 2018

Five people killed as two helicopters crash in France

The cause of the crash was not immediately identified. EALAT trains helicopter pilots for the French Army, Navy, and Gendarmerie, as well as customs and other civil sec...