World Media

U.S. officials mix messages on North Korean threat

U.S. officials mix messages on North Korean threat The draft would authorize the 192 other United Nations member states to stop these ships on the high seas to check their cargo without their consent. Textiles are one of North Korea's major exports, with a total export value estimated at $750 million in 2016, and the tens of thousands of North Koreans working overseas send a significant portion of their earnings home to the regime. [Full Article...]

Finch ruled out of Australia's warm-up game

Finch ruled out of Australia's warm-up game But things went awry for the hosts after the introduction of spin with left-arm spinner Ashton Agar (4/44) and leggie Adam Zampa (1/59) ripping through the home line-up. The New South Wales' southpaw cut, pulled and drove his way to a half-century before edging one to Goswami behind the stumps. The only practice match in Australia's #India tour against the #Board Presidents Xi will start at 10... [Full Article...]

UN Warns Myanmar Situation 'Textbook Example of Ethnic Cleansing'

UN Warns Myanmar Situation 'Textbook Example of Ethnic Cleansing' According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) report of 2016, more than 1.68 lakh Rohingyas fled Myanmar in the last five years due to violence and desperation. Rohingya insurgents in Myanmar have declared a one-month unilateral ceasefire to ease the humanitarian crisis in the north of the country. Myanmar's army says at least 400 people, mainly militants, have been ki... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose moving in Atlantic, expected to shift away from Puerto Rico

Hurricane Jose moving in Atlantic, expected to shift away from Puerto Rico The rain may cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides. Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 hurricane Sunday just before 7 a.m. As the sunlight cycled between day and night September 4-7, the satellite captured Katia and Jose as they developed, while the eye of Hurricane Irma remained ominously intact. [Full Article...]

Nawaz's children raise objection to SC bench

Nawaz's children raise objection to SC bench A three-member bench headed by Justice Ijaz Afzal and comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijazul Ahsan will hear the review petitions of the Sharifs against the July 28 verdict in the Panama Papers case. The review petitions contended that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) constituted to probe the Panama Papers scam was against the basic principles of justice. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Katia forms in the Gulf of Mexico

Nevertheless, there are always storms of the highest category - the latest, Irma, is one of them. Hurricanes Katia and Jose were both upgraded this morning, New Zealand time. Gov. Ricardo Rosselló urged Puerto Ricans in flood-prone areas to head to designated shelters. The Hurricane Hunters, a specialized team of Air Force Reserve personnel, are on their way to investigate the storm, alo... [Full Article...]

Oil Drops On Concerns Irma Could Affect US Demand

U.S. West Texas Intermediate light crude oil settled down 3.28%, or $1.61, at $47.48 per barrel, Kallanish Energy finds. Brent crude futures LCOc1 , the benchmark for oil prices outside the United States, dipped 21 cents, or 0.4 percent, to $53.99 a barrel, remaining near May highs marked the day before. [Full Article...]

Senate condemns atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

Senate condemns atrocities against Rohingya Muslims Myanmar troops launched a crackdown in the Rakhine state in response to attacks on three border posts on October 9 that killed nine police officers, since then many Rohingya Muslims have tried to move into Bangladesh illegally. The true figure could be even higher - the United Nations said many new arrivals are still on the move and are therefore left out of the calculations. [Full Article...]

Trump to Allow South Korea, Japan to Buy More US Military Equipment

Trump to Allow South Korea, Japan to Buy More US Military Equipment Resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis is impossible with sanctions and pressure alone, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday after meeting his South Korean counterpart, adding that the impact of cutting oil would be worrying. [Full Article...]

Abe's failure to convince Putin on North Korea disappointing

Abe's failure to convince Putin on North Korea disappointing Anthony Ruggiero, a sanctions expert at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, said the next logical step is for the U.S.to impose "secondary sanctions" targeting banks or businesses in China that do business with North Korea , a tactic the US used effectively to push Iran to the table over its nuclear program several years ago. [Full Article...]

China finds no radiation issues after North Korea bomb test

China finds no radiation issues after North Korea bomb test This is the 9th sanction against the country since 2006. That would amount to a 10% cut in oil products , according to the US Energy Information Administration, which estimates annual exports to North Korea at almost 2.2 million barrels. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court seeks EC's help in PIL seeking Nitish's disqualification

Supreme Court seeks EC's help in PIL seeking Nitish's disqualification The Chief Justice Dipak Misra-headed bench asked lawyer M L Sharma, who has filed the PIL in his personal capacity, to submit a copy of his amended plea before the Election Commission of India. However, Nitish did not declare the case in the election affidavits filed with the election commission, the PIL alleges. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, along with Sushil, has come under suspicion in c... [Full Article...]

North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

The latest draft of the resolution reflects the challenge in imposing tough sanctions on the North by curbing its energy supply and singling out its leader for a financial and travel ban, a symbolic measure at best but one that is certain to rile Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

UNSC unanimously backs new sanctions on N. Korea

Peru's action follows a similar rebuke recently by Mexico. It has no embassy in the country however. Throughout last week, South Korean officials had warned the North could launch another intercontinental ballistic missile in defiance of U.N. [Full Article...]

Weakened but unsafe Irma lashes Florida with wind, rain

Weakened but unsafe Irma lashes Florida with wind, rain The center defined maximum sustained winds at 85 miles per hour (135 km/h). On Marco Island, near Naples, where the eye of the storm came ashore Sunday afternoon, Capt Dave Baer of the island's police department said that rescuers had pivoted Monday to what he called "well-being checks", as people who were off the island during the storm inquired about friends and relatives who had not been he... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma Hits Southwest Florida Then Moves North

Earlier this morning around 8am Irma slammed through the Florida Keys as a category 4 hurricane with winds of 130mph. 5pm Sunday Update and Forecast Track of Hurricane Irma . "Our goal is don't put any more lives at risk", he said , adding that the current major threat is flooding in the northern part of the state. The National Hurricane Centre said the storm "should continue to lo... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma leaves Florida powerless, moves north

Hurricane Irma leaves Florida powerless, moves north Gov. Nathan Deal has expanded an emergency declaration to include all 159 counties in Georgia as Hurricane Irma moves up the Florida coast. The two - among the thousands of power-line workers brought in from out-of-state by major utilities - spent about five minutes outside a house in Fort Lauderdale, when two cars with women who said they lived in the neighborhood stopped to inquire about the... [Full Article...]

MAN JOB: Tre Bryant carrying RB load for Huskers so far

MAN JOB: Tre Bryant carrying RB load for Huskers so far The defense spent the first half chasing the Ducks around, but Riley said defensive coordinator Bob Diaco has made good halftime adjustments each of the first two weeks. " Riley said redshirt freshman Matt Farniok played pretty well as he made his first career start in place of Knevel at right tackle". Junior Devine Ozigbo seems to be the odd man out. [Full Article...]

Delta jet bound for NY flies through Hurricane Irma

Delta jet bound for NY flies through Hurricane Irma As Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricanes , approached Puerto Rico on Wednesday, one last flight raced to the Caribbean island to drop off and pick up the airport's last passengers of the day. The flight returned to NY with 173 passengers at 4:22 p.m. Delta executive Erik Snell praises the quick turnaround. Rabinowitz pointed out that Delta even bumped up its ... [Full Article...]

Irma Brings Flooding And Disaster To Jacksonville, Florida

Irma Brings Flooding And Disaster To Jacksonville, Florida Water from the Trout River poured onto the streets and filled the parking lot of the nearby Trout River Fish Co. Indian-Americans have opened their unserved rooms in hotels and many changed their banquet halls into dormitories to provide shelter to victims of the hurricane Irma . [Full Article...]


« 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  Next »