World Media


Obama flies to Israel for Shimon Peres memorial service
- September 30, 2016

Peres shared the prize with the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. Tens of thousands of Israelis streamed to the parliament's plaza on Thursday, where the casket of Shimon Peres was laid in state, to pay a final tribute to the former president and prime minister. (more...)
Trump campaign manager says she reprimanded him for Machado remarks Trump campaign manager says she reprimanded him for Machado remarks
- September 30, 2016

I saved her job", Trump said. Worked out great. I will bet you if you put up and added up all the time I spoke to her, probably less than five minutes. I don't know if she's done porn or not. I can't believe we still do these things. Her name is Alicia Machado , and acording to a new Clinton campaign spot, her treatment by the self-proclaimed billionaire is a story deserving of a mini-biopic. (more...)
Lady Gaga will perform during Super Bowl halftime show Lady Gaga will perform during Super Bowl halftime show
- September 30, 2016

This year the SUPER BOWL goes GAGA! "The rumors are true", she wrote in a tweet . And I don't really... Adele was first mentioned as the league's top choice for the Super Bowl 51 halftime show, but the 25 singer quickly shot down those rumors. (more...)
India says Pakistan believes terror will bring territory
- September 30, 2016

Tightening the screws on Pakistan further, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has convened a meeting on Thursday to review the Most Favoured Nation status to the neighbour, sources said here. "Terrorists should hear out clearly that India will never forget the Uri attack... Leaders of the neighbouring country used to say that they will fight for 1,000 years; where are they now", he asked. (more...)
Philippines' Duterte to scrap future war games with US
- September 30, 2016

In Manila, Molly Koscena, the spokesman of the USA embassy, released a statement on the issue, thus: "We have not received any official communication from the Philippines government". Cardin said if the current trends continue "we can expect that over 6,000 people will be dead as a result of extra-judicial killings in the Philippines by the end of this year". (more...)
FDNY Chief Killed in Bronx Explosion Related to Marijuana Operation
- September 29, 2016

Firefighters responded to the dwelling after someone called at about 6:20 a.m. EDT to report a possible gas leak, the spokesman said. Chief Michael Fahy, a 17-year fire department veteran and father of three, was killed by falling debris on Tuesday morning while directing operations from the street. (more...)
South Australia storms: entire state left without power after wild weather South Australia storms: entire state left without power after wild weather
- September 29, 2016

One of the most severe weather systems in recent decades is set to hit SA on Wednesday and Thursday, with up to 100ml of rain forecast in the Adelaide Hills along with potentially storm-force winds in coastal areas. Mr Weatherill said energy officials had indicated the severe weather was so destructive, no network in the world would have emerged unscathed. Ms Chadwick said the tail end of the weather system - including rain and strong winds - will linger in Sydney on Friday, but the weather ... (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn rejects Labour MP's calls for immigration clampdown
- September 29, 2016

However, it is Mr Corbyn's stance on immigration that will dominate the final day of the conference. Directly addressing the turmoil of recent days, he will then say: "But every one of us knows that we will only get there if we accept the decision of the members, end the trench warfare and work together to take on the Tories". (more...)
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dead at 93
- September 29, 2016

Just as most Israeli hawks in their eulogies avoided mentioning some of the fundamental policy disagreements they had with the dovish Peres, a number of key global dignitaries - including people who usually jump at every chance to exhort the Israeli government to take bold steps toward peace - decided not to link Peres's death with such calls. (more...)
First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at La Salle University First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at La Salle University
- September 29, 2016

Saying her husband's 2012 victory in Pennsylvania equated to a margin of 17 votes per precinct, Obama told the crowd in the Tom Gola Arena that by voting for Clinton - and getting friends and family to do the same - they would have an impact. (more...)
Sadiq Khan: Labour not just talking the talk, but walking the walk
- September 29, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn's office has denied rumours that the Labour leader's top spin doctor and closest advisor Seumas Milne is quitting. The rough and tumble of the three-month leadership campaign looks to have improved his confidence. This party should be the voice for that change. "A well-delivered speech from Jeremy with a firm direction". He received enthusiastic support from party members in the conference hall, including a lengthy standing ovation when he first appeared on stage. (more...)
In South Sudan: Journalist's body dumped at farm - rights group In South Sudan: Journalist's body dumped at farm - rights group
- September 29, 2016

This was the first official statement from the opposition's leadership since the 8 July violence erupted in Juba between Machar's bodyguards and forces loyal to the president. The SUNA news agency quoted Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour as saying Sudan will not serve as a launching pad for any armed opposition activities against South Sudan . (more...)
US giving $364 million in new Syria aid US giving $364 million in new Syria aid
- September 29, 2016

The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity in line with regulations. Turkey has always been pressured by its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies as well as by security threats to seal its porous border with Syria. (more...)
Aleppo Bombardments Hit Bakery, Hospital
- September 29, 2016

Doctors must choose who to save and who to let die. Since the ceasefire brokered by the USA and Russian Federation crumbled last week, Aleppo has been getting mowed down by government airstrikes , killing roughly 200 people, in what residents and rescue workers are calling the most severe surge in the city yet. (more...)
Buhari Breaks 'Candid' Words On Negotiations With Boko Haram, Niger Delta Avengers Buhari Breaks 'Candid' Words On Negotiations With Boko Haram, Niger Delta Avengers
- September 29, 2016

The seemingly indestructible Boko Haram leader was back again on Sunday in a video this time mocking not only the Nigerian army who he urged to "die with envy" but also the parents of the abducted Chibok girls and the Bring Back our Girls movement. (more...)
Katy Perry strips down at ballot box for Funny or Die Katy Perry strips down at ballot box for Funny or Die
- September 29, 2016

Katy quickly learns this lack of wardrobe rules doesn't apply if you sleep naked. "This year, you can look like shit when you vote". There's a good chance you tuned in for the conversational circus that was last night's first Presidential Debate of 2016 between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, especially since estimates put the total viewership around the 100 million mark . (more...)
UK Judge Bans Use of Pippa Middleton Photos UK Judge Bans Use of Pippa Middleton Photos
- September 29, 2016

He said lawyers had not been able to identify any "defendants" but police were investigating. The request to The Sun was sent using an encrypted messaging service and included "sample photos showing Middleton being fitted for a wedding dress", USA Today reports . (more...)
Town MPs call for unity in the wake of leadership result Town MPs call for unity in the wake of leadership result
- September 28, 2016

The public would expect parties, if they don't have a majority, to talk to other parties". He didn't repeat previous statements that he wouldn't serve in Corbyn's shadow cabinet, but he said he won't stay at the conference for the leader's closing speech on Wednesday. (more...)
Gabon court upholds President Ali Bongo's election win
- September 28, 2016

The court cancelled results from 21 polling stations in Libreville over irregularities but at the televised public hearing, the court said Bongo had taken 50.66 percent of the vote against 47.24 percent for Ping. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said the court's decision had failed to remove "all doubts" surrounding the poll result. Earlier, Bongo's lawyer had asked the court to reject Ping's complaint, in part because it was wrong to single out one province for a recount. (more...)
Canada, China aim to strike free trade deal
- September 28, 2016

Trudeau said the talks about extradition and capital punishment between Canada and China have happened for years but only on a case by case basis. China's position among Canada's single-nation trading partners. Forced to defend the world's second-largest economy, Trudeau shot back at critics, and ruled out any extraditions to countries where those convicted would face the death penalty. (more...)
Don't interfere in our drugs war, Philippines tells world Don't interfere in our drugs war, Philippines tells world
- September 28, 2016

Now it all depends on how long [President Dutarte] is going to stay in power because the U.S. will apparently be trying hard to destabilize the situation and get rid of him. "Duterte saw this point and made a practical decision", Shen said. He said the Duterte administration has to entertain all possibilities in pursuit of best interest of the country. (more...)
Houston officer forced to resign after vision of violent baton beating emerges Houston officer forced to resign after vision of violent baton beating emerges
- September 28, 2016

The video shows Warren striking Giles at least 12 times, knocking him to the ground while his Reynoso looks on and does nothing. "Toward the end, you will see him move his hand to Officer Warren nearly to stop", Metro Police Chief Vera Bumpers told the station. (more...)
Netanyahu: New Africa ties will quell UN anti-Israel bias
- September 28, 2016

However, he reported on Monday morning that he's "more convinced than ever" the relationship between the USA and Israel will "remain strong" after November. Trump had met with the visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in NY last Monday when El-Sisi was in the city to attend the UN General Assembly. (more...)
Washington state mall shooting: Suspect 'admits' gun attack
- September 28, 2016

Turkish-born Arcan Cetin , a legal USA resident, was advised of the charges against him during a brief hearing in Skagit County District Court in Mount Vernon, Wash ., on Monday morning and ordered held on $2 million bail. "The only thing that we would like to say at this time is that we're both totally devastated by what's happened", his father said after leaving the courthouse. (more...)
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill
- September 28, 2016

Corker is one of several members who argue the bill, which would allow courts to waive claims to foreign sovereign immunity in situations involving acts of terrorism on USA soil, is so broad that it could expose the United States to retaliation in foreign courts. (more...)

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