World Media


Trump's reported off-the-record remarks hit US-Canada trade talks
- September 03, 2018

Trump negotiated a trade deal with Mexico earlier this week, but has not made an agreement with Canada. Not long before, during an electoral rally in Indiana, US President Donald Trump had cast a blunt threat towards his neighbor to the north: "We are replacing NAFTA with a handsome, brand new US-Mexico trade deal". (more...)
Over a dozen injured after plane catches fire in Russian Federation Over a dozen injured after plane catches fire in Russian Federation
- September 03, 2018

As a result, the plane's landing gear and one of its wings were destroyed, and the left engine caught fire. One passenger described how children were "thrown" from the plane following the emergency landing. Russia's Transportation Ministry said on September 1 that, while landing in bad weather, the aircraft skidded off the runway and into a riverbed before catching fire. (more...)
African leaders trooping to Beijing for 2018 FOCAC summit African leaders trooping to Beijing for 2018 FOCAC summit
- September 03, 2018

Rwandan President Paul Kagame, now the chair of the African Union, dismissed such concerns, saying talks of "debt traps" were attempts to discourage African-Chinese interactions. African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga will take stock of the infrastructure development, industrialisation and peace and development programmes, and agree on the priorities for the coming years. (more...)
Mystery of ghost ship found in Myanmar solved Mystery of ghost ship found in Myanmar solved
- September 03, 2018

Yangon Police said on their Facebook page the ship was "stranded on the beach (and was) bearing an Indonesian flag", police said, adding that there were "no sailors or goods" onboard. "It was quite puzzling how such a big ship turned up in our waters", Ne Win Yangon , local MP for the nearby Thongwa municipality said, as cited by the. (more...)
Border over-emphasised in European Union negotiations - Former Brexit Secretary Border over-emphasised in European Union negotiations - Former Brexit Secretary
- September 03, 2018

Speaking to BBC anchor Andrew Marr on his Sunday morning show, the Tory MP confirmed he would vote against a Brexit deal with Chequers as its basis, saying "it would be rather odd for me to resign [from Government] over something and then vote for it [in Parliament]". (more...)
Why police finally cleared Bobi Wine, Zaake to travel overseas for treatment Why police finally cleared Bobi Wine, Zaake to travel overseas for treatment
- September 03, 2018

Popular Kyadondo East member of parliament Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has been cleared by police to travel to the U.S. for further medical treatment. Kyagulanyi became an MP in 2017, firing up a youthful population and proving a thorn in the side of ageing President Yoweri Museveni . Police and soldiers have deployed around the capital and that by midday there were no protests or clashes in the city. (more...)
Papadopoulos: Trump 'nodded' at suggestion of Putin meeting Papadopoulos: Trump 'nodded' at suggestion of Putin meeting
- September 03, 2018

Contesting prosecutors' contention that he has provided little cooperation to the probe, Papadopoulos's lawyers argued that he has volunteered information in an effort to help-including describing a March 31, 2016, meeting he attended with Trump and then-Sen. (more...)
McCain's final resting place: Naval Academy cemetery next to friend McCain's final resting place: Naval Academy cemetery next to friend
- September 03, 2018

The Vietnam P.O.W. turned maverick politician died August 25 at 81 after a battle with brain cancer. The president did not attend Saturday's service after being told he would not be welcome at services both in Arizona and Washington , as well as the private burial service tomorrow in Annapolis, Maryland at the US Naval Academy where Mr McCain graduated in 1958. (more...)
Myanmar court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jail Myanmar court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jail
- September 03, 2018

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested while carrying official documents which had just been given to them by police officers. They were charged with a violation of the Officials Secrets Act, a colonial-era law that press watchdogs say has been used to muzzle independent reporting, and carries a maximum of 14 years in jail. (more...)
Libya declares state of emergency in Tripoli
- September 03, 2018

The recent surge in fighting, which began on August 26, has included shelling in densely populated residential areas, with the death toll rising to 39 as of Friday and over 100 wounded, according to the Libyan Ministry of Health. Reacting to the fighting, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the government was following the situation in Libya with deep apprehension, insisting that the worldwide community could not turn a blind eye and pretend it was not happening. (more...)
McCain tributes punctuated with Trump criticisms McCain tributes punctuated with Trump criticisms
- September 03, 2018

Earlier Saturday, Meghan McCain , daughter of the late Arizona Republican, had alluded to Trump's slogan during her eulogy for her father, who died of brain cancer at age 81 on August 25. "I never traveled with a colleague who was better to our enlisted or harder on our generals", said Pence, whose son is a Marine. McCain's final resting place is alongside his former classmate and friend, Admiral Chuck Larson, at a site that overlooks the Severn River. (more...)
Four dead, one recovered in Apostle Islands on Lake Superior Four dead, one recovered in Apostle Islands on Lake Superior
- September 03, 2018

She said everyone was wearing life jackets and they had an emergency bag. When the mother drifted into an area that had service, the text was sent through. The children who died in the crash were 3-year-old Jansen Fryman, 5-year-old Annaliese Fryman and 9-year-old Kyra Fryman. Bob Krumenaker, superintendent of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, whose staff assisted with the rescue efforts, said the Apostle Islands are mostly undeveloped and forested, with rocky shorelines and long ... (more...)
Sri Lankan Man Charged With Terrorism Offences in Sydney Sri Lankan Man Charged With Terrorism Offences in Sydney
- September 03, 2018

Nizamdeen's visa expires in September. "From the documentation, he would affiliate with ISIS", Sheehy added, using an acronym for militant group Islamic State. Police said he had been in possession of a document linked to the preparation of planning an act of terrorism, but believed the man "had no capability". (more...)
Sweet viral moment: George Bush slips Michelle Obama candy at McCain's funeral Sweet viral moment: George Bush slips Michelle Obama candy at McCain's funeral
- September 03, 2018

Trump would not be. What's more , to the outrage of McCain supporters, Trump started tweeting about a dispute with Canada about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) during the Arizona senator's memorial. Barack also described what it was like being called upon to give a eulogy at his funeral, saying, "Now, when John called me with that request earlier this year, I'll admit sadness and also a certain surprise but, after our conversation ended, I realized how well it captured some of ... (more...)
Deputy involved in shooting at Ice Cube concert, authorities say Deputy involved in shooting at Ice Cube concert, authorities say
- September 03, 2018

The man who was shot was taken to a nearby hospital, but his condition is unknown, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Sheriff's officials could not immediately be reached by The Associated Press about the shooting. Ice Cube performs during the BIG3 Championship at the Barclays Center on August 24, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York. The concerts take place at the Seaside Stage, which is located near the west end of the racetrack's Grandstand. (more...)
Trump Offers ‘Complete and Total Endorsement’ for Former Rival Ted Cruz Trump Offers ‘Complete and Total Endorsement’ for Former Rival Ted Cruz
- September 03, 2018

People are anxious about his place of birth and his failure to report his loans from banks!' Now, a group of activists, including Parkland school shooting survivor David Hogg , are reminding voters of Trump's old tweets against Cruz in an effort to undermine the senator. (more...)
Alaska mother charged with killing infant daughters in separate incidents years apart Alaska mother charged with killing infant daughters in separate incidents years apart
- September 03, 2018

The girls were referred to by their initials and their names were not released. "A forensic analysis of LaFountain's internet searches showed that she had been conducting suspicious search an hour before" calling 911 to report her 13-month-old was unresponsive. (more...)
White House flag lowered again for John McCain amid Trump criticism White House flag lowered again for John McCain amid Trump criticism
- September 03, 2018

Right after McCain's death, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from NY, announced he wanted to introduce a resolution to rename the Russell Senate office building after McCain, but that was met with a mixed response from Republicans, many of whom said it was too soon to talk about such a major change - and some outright nixing the idea. (more...)
Brazil electoral court bars Lula from presidential race Brazil electoral court bars Lula from presidential race
- September 03, 2018

In a session that stretched into the early hours of Saturday, the justices voted 6-1 against the once hugely popular leader, who has been incarcerated since April for accepting a bribe. By law, the former president is barred from running since his conviction has already been upheld by one appeals court. Although he vehemently denied all accusations against him, dismissing them as a political plot to prevent him from standing for elections , he was found guilty in July 2017 and lost an ... (more...)
S&Ds: There must not be impunity for genocide against Rohingya S&Ds: There must not be impunity for genocide against Rohingya
- September 03, 2018

The publication comes at the end of an 18-month fact-finding mission into alleged human-rights abuses, after the flight of more than 700,000 Muslim-minority Rohingya from Myanmar to Bangladesh in August previous year. She should use this United Nations document to create renewed global pressure on Myanmar for the return of the Rohingya refugees and, meanwhile, seek worldwide assistance for them that is at present being borne by the Bangladesh government primarily. (more...)
John McCain buried at Naval Academy alongside lifelong friend
- September 03, 2018

Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Sunday's memorial service and burial were private, in contrast to a series of public commemorations last week. On Saturday at Washington's National Cathedral, former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. (more...)
Giant flames tear through National Museum in Rio de Janeiro Giant flames tear through National Museum in Rio de Janeiro
- September 03, 2018

In a statement , President Michel Temer said it was "a sad day for all Brazilians". "Today, is a tragic day for the museology of our country, two hundred years of work, research and knowledge were lost". The building that houses the museum dates back to 1818 when it was founded by John VI, the King of Brazil and Portugal. The museum is 200 years old, and many of its collections came from members of Brazil's royal family, according to its website. (more...)
White House withholds 100,000 pages of Kavanaugh's records White House withholds 100,000 pages of Kavanaugh's records
- September 03, 2018

Kavanaugh's record failing, Democrats over the weekend mounted a last-ditch bid to derail his confirmation to the Supreme Court by claiming that the vetting process is so bad that it demands a do-over. Klobuchar told NBC she would like to see the 60-vote threshold for supreme court nominees restored, but doubted it would be. Almost 450,000 pages of records have been turned over so far to the Judiciary Committee - equivalent to the total for the past five high court nominees combined - ... (more...)
One country ordered to expel the official representatives of the UN One country ordered to expel the official representatives of the UN
- September 03, 2018

But speaking to a rally of supporters on Thursday, Ortega alluded to the United Nations report, saying, "nobody wants worldwide organizations because they become instruments of the powerful, those who impose their polemics of death on the peoples of planet Earth". (more...)
Police reports detail Beto O'Rourke's 1998 drunken-driving arrest Police reports detail Beto O'Rourke's 1998 drunken-driving arrest
- September 03, 2018

US President Donald Trump and Republican Senator from Texas Ted Cruz . The campaign of Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke has shown that Texans are warming up to the idea of a liberal senator being elected into the Congress, and Trump's embracing of Cruz is seen as a strategic move for the GOP in hard times for the party. (more...)
Does Rick Scott think Trump’s Mexico trade pact adequately protects Florida farmers?
- September 03, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump said in off-the-record remarks to Bloomberg News this week that any trade deal with Canada would be "totally on our terms", the Toronto Star reported on Friday, citing remarks it had obtained. Officials will need to find compromises on issues that have created friction between the neighboring countries, notably Canada's dairy trade rules and mechanisms to settle disputes and intellectual property protections. (more...)
Amsterdam station stabbing suspect shot by police World News Amsterdam station stabbing suspect shot by police World News
- September 03, 2018

Earlier this week, Dutch police arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of threatening to attack far-right politician Geert Wilders because of his planned contest of cartoons depicting Islam's Prophet Muhammad. Two platforms were closed to trains and a tunnel under the tracks was also shut, but the station - which is a busy entry and exit point for visitors to the Dutch city - was not evacuated. (more...)
Pentagon Cancels Aid to Pakistan Over Record on Militants Pentagon Cancels Aid to Pakistan Over Record on Militants
- September 03, 2018

In January, the Pentagon suspended almost $1 billion in aid to Pakistan for what Defense Secretary James Mattis and other top officials said at the time was Islamabad's failure to take on the Haqqani terrorist network. Pompeo will face a particularly frosty welcome in Islamabad after recently counselling against an International Monetary Fund bailout for Pakistan, whose fast-depleting foreign exchange reserves threaten financial crisis, because the money might end up repaying debts owed ... (more...)
Australian model Sinead McNamara found dead on billionaire's yacht in Greece
- September 03, 2018

Local media has reported a crew member found Ms McNamara's body on the back of the boat on Friday and alerted port authorities. The young model's cause of death remains unknown. It hasn't been reported whether or not Lauren will still arrive with Mrs. McNamara. Three days before she passed, Sinead gave a shout out to her sister on her Facebook page saying, "happy birthday to the most unbelievable big sister I could ever ask for, 5 days till I get to see you!" "Can't believe I was talking ... (more...)
Philippine President Duterte blames `beautiful women` for cases of rape Philippine President Duterte blames `beautiful women` for cases of rape
- September 03, 2018

He added that people from southern Philippines , where Duterte hails, have "more liberal" standard of what is offensive and not offensive. Rodrigo Duterte was criticized for a " joke " he made about rape. "They're not OK with rape jokes ", he said. "But she was so attractive, the mayor should have been first". "You can mess with, maybe Miss Universe", he said. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189 1190 1191 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 1198 1199 1200 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 1207 1208 1209 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 1239 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 next »