World Media

Qatari royals freed after hostage ordeal

The ministry official would not provide details of the deal reached for their release, but a source close to the negotiations told AFP on condition of anonymi...


Can the Bucks cover at home vs. the Raptors? NBA Predictions 4/20/17

They haven't won a series in the playoffs since 2001. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks are proving that they're ready for the big stage. He's a fighter. St...


Black college students could benefit from Trump's worker visa order

The technology industry relies heavily on the H-1B visa program to bring in engineering talent from overseas, and executives say they simply can not hire en...


5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

In Sacramento , anti-Trump protesters speculated that he had corrupt deals with foreign countries (though why he would not already have been charged, given tha...


Nearly 300 North Koreans surrender in Malaysia for overstaying

According to Bloomberg, the Kremlin's top TV guy Dmitry Kiselyov made this proclamation after calling President Donald Trump "just the kind of leader the worl...


Dairy farmers worry about trade to Mexico

The letter follows on other Cuomo administration efforts urging the Canadians to rethink their dairy trade policies, including a letter sent by the governor to ...


No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

The bomb smashed the IS's remote mountain hideouts, a tunnel-and-cave complex that had been mined against conventional ground attacks, engulfing the remote area...


China, US working on 'North Korea problem'

Kim has overseen three nuclear tests and a string of missile and rocket launches since taking over after the death of his father, dictator Kim Jong Il, in late ...


Tillerson Says US and Russia Remain Divided on Syria

Assad, in an interview with Agence France-Presse, denied that any chemical weapons attack took place. Tillerson is considering the request, he said, "and we exp...


Cleveland Facebook video homicide suspect could be in Indiana

And in 2015, a shooter killed a TV journalist and her cameraman during a live-TV broadcast before posting his own video of the killing on Facebook. Stephens i...


Kashmir students clash with Indian troops; many injured

A spokesman of Kashmir University said all university examinations scheduled for tomorrow have been postponed. Footage apparently showing a civilian tied to t...


Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

It has been illegal for federal dollars to be spent on abortions since the Hyde Amendment was enacted 41 years ago - federal dollars at Planned Parenthood go ...


Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Senators voted Friday 54-45 in favor of Gorsuch becoming the 113th Supreme Court justice to fill the seat of Antonin Scalia, who died in February 2016. Democr...


Milan's Cristián Zapata pounces late for dramatic derby draw with Inter

AC Milan have a slight edge over Inter Milan in Serie A right now, with the Rossoneri in fifth, two points above their great rivals. Silvio Berlusconi final...


Is this a new Trump? Abrupt reversals may reflect experience

Beijing had joined Moscow in vetoing several previous Western-backed resolutions under President Barack Obama. Now, with Manafort and campaign adviser Carter...


Georgia officers fired after 'assaulting' suspect

Michael Bongiovanni pulled over motorist Demetrius Hollins in a routine traffic stop, according to police Chief Butch Ayers . "We acknowledge that the acti...


Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Registers To Run For Re-Election

Iranian hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi registered on Friday to run for next month's presidential election, state television showed. "Everyone is running, so I ch...


IS ouster clears way for football comeback in Iraq's Mosul

More than 300 square miles have been cleared since west Mosul operations began mid-February, he said . "The strike also left 17 people injured, mostly seriou...


Assad says army 'gave up' all chemical weapons

Tillerson, visiting Moscow on Wednesday, addressed the issue of the chemical weapons attack but he stopped short of calling it a war crime. Rycroft said "samp...


Egypt's Christians bury victims of bombings as Israel closes border at Sinai

A rocket was sacked on Monday from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula into southern Israel, according to the Israeli military. The Israeli government statement says that...


China tops 2016 global executions: Amnesty

At least 1,032 people were executed past year, down from 1,634 in 2015, Amnesty said. More than 90 per cent of the world's executions took place in five ...


UK PM Theresa May triggers Brexit process

European officials suggested enough progress could be made on the divorce arrangements by the end of the year to begin trade talks, although EU leaders will hav...


'I Think' Susan Rice May Have Committed A Crime

It is one of the big stories of our time ". Trump does not claim to have such evidence. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), the top Democrat on the committee, sa...


North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

Never miss a story again - sign up to our Telegram channel and we'll keep you up to speed! Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on CNN Saturday , reiterating his role as a...


Tillerson steps up on Syria, Russia after avoiding spotlight

The U.S. still hopes to shepherd a "political process that we believe the Syrian people will lawfully be able to decide the fate of Assad", Tillerson said Sunda...


Venezuelans pour into Caracas' streets for anti-government protest

Local media reported Ortiz was a university student planning to emigrate from Venezuela, like many in the middle class that have fled to Colombia, Panama, Chile...


New ISIS tactic in Iraq fight: Gather Mosul's civilians, then lure airstrike

Iraqi forces launched a major operation to retake Mosul last October, retaking its eastern side before setting their sights on the smaller but more densely po...


Trump to Abe: US to boost military defense against NKorea

The missile was sacked at a high angle and reached an altitude of 189 km (117 miles), the official said . Tillerson's statement , in full, reads: "North K...


South Korea Test Fires 800 Kilometre-Range Missile

The United States and South Korea agreed on Thursday to proceed with the deployment of an advanced USA missile defence system that has angered China, a day afte...


McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

Romney last made a bid for government office in December 2016, when he was under consideration by then President-elect Donald Trump for secretary of state. He...


President Trump may fire Preibus and Bannon

Trump is weighing a decision to replace loyalists and his promise to drain the swamp with the very creatures who profit there. Numerous reports this week ha...


Equaliser almost made me vomit: Klopp

At first it seemed Klopp might not fancy him but during the second half of last season it appeared he'd become the golden boy. They also score more goals ...


Russia: Jehovah's Witnesses Break Law by Refusing Blood Transfusions

Russia's Supreme Court won't let the 395 local chapters of Jehovah's Witnesses participate in the hearings. Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh ...


IS fighters in Mosul provoking coalition strikes on civilians

On Wednesday night, a suicide truck bomb targeted a police checkpoint on Baghdad's main southern entrance. Amid reports of dozens civilians killed by airstr...


Fed signals shift in balance sheet policy 'this year'

The minutes said that Fed officials agreed that if the economy continued to perform as expected that "a change in the committee's reinvestment policy would like...