World Media

World Media OPEC, non-OPEC committee recommends extending output cut by six months
Author: 0 OPEC, non-OPEC committee recommends extending output cut by six months

OPEC and rival oil producers are meeting in Kuwait to review progress with their global pact to cut supplies. On Sunday, the committee is expected to discuss whether the agreement should be extended. He added that the members of the oil cut deal monitoring committee reiterated the need for the complete implementation of the agreement. Bloomberg News reported that Venezuela, Oman and Iraq voiced support in Kuwait for a rollover of the cuts beyond June.

World Media Sonia returns from USA after health check-up
Author: 0 Sonia returns from USA after health check-up

Miraya Vadra is the daughter of Priyanka Gandhi, the sister of Rahul, who has herself been touted as a potential leader... They (Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi) have come back only last night. I think you should be fair enough to give us all a chance to breathe. especially those who have returned yesterday. Asked about organisational changes, party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi told reporters that these were on the cards.

Author: 0 Next World War? North Korea May Conduct Underground Nuclear Test Soon

The United Nations' top human rights body has agreed to widen its investigation into widespread violations in North Korea with a view to documenting alleged crimes against humanity for future prosecution. China Press reports that the four officers spent two hours inside to take statements from three North Korean suspects regarding the death of Kim Jong Nam.

World Media Former Egyptian President Mubarak expected to be released this week
Author: 0 Former Egyptian President Mubarak expected to be released this week

Egypt's state-run Middle East News Agency reported the prosecution released Mubarak on Monday. Mubarak, 88, got into a helicopter after the verdict to return to the hospital in the leafy Cairo suburb of Maadi where he has already completed a three year sentence in a separate corruption case the only one in which he was convicted.

World Media Putin's leading rival arrested amid huge Russian Federation protests
Author: 0 Putin's leading rival arrested amid huge Russian Federation protests

Police arrest more than 130 people during anti-corruption protests in Russian Federation. State news agency Tass cited Moscow police as saying about 500 people were arrested. The directorate said it had warned the organizers of the event that they would be responsible for safety of people participating at the rally. Riot police clashed with demonstrators.

World Media Trump supporters, foes spar at Southern California rally
Author: 0 Trump supporters, foes spar at Southern California rally

KCBS-TV reports that people were arrested after fights broke out during a rally to support President Donald Trump at a Southern California beach. About a dozen of the protesters wore black masks and formed a wall blocking the pro-Trump demonstrators on the bike path from Pacific Coast Highway and Warner Avenue.

World Media What are the Obamacare essential benefits?
Author: 0 What are the Obamacare essential benefits?

They say consumers should be allowed to pick cheaper plans and that a single man, for example, has little need for maternity coverage. Yet Congress is now considering the American Health Care Act - a bill that would do just that. "Those are the things that are in jeopardy right now of being essentially withdrawn from these populations, particularly in rural areas where there's a relatively thinly stretched health care delivery system", he says.

World Media TNA hails United Nations resolution giving 2 more years to Sri Lanka
Author: 0 TNA hails United Nations resolution giving 2 more years to Sri Lanka

The Prime Minister in his response said Sri Lanka would not permit foreign judges to participate in any judicial proceedings and would not agree to the setting up of hybrid courts. "The UN and the Human Rights Council and the International Community, we submit, should also take all necessary actions to ensure that the benefits of the implementation of the UN resolution are derived by the people who have been victims".

World Media Erdogan: Turkey might hold referendum on European Union membership
Author: 0 Erdogan: Turkey might hold referendum on European Union membership

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a ceremony marking the 102nd anniversary of the Battle of Canakkale in Canakkale, Turkey, March 18. In an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk, Erdogan said everything "from A to Z" in Turkey's relations with Europe would be reviewed after the April 16 referendum on constitutional changes that would extend his powers.

World Media Tillerson calls for more allied support in fight against Islamic State
Author: 0 Tillerson calls for more allied support in fight against Islamic State

Five helicopters, supported by five fighter jets, dropped the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters near the northern town of Tabqa, 40km west of Raqqa, yesterday afternoon. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said SDF fighters were moving slowly towards the dam because of mines and explosives planted by Isis.

World Media European Union leaders acknowledge Brexit turning point at Rome summit
Author: 0 European Union leaders acknowledge Brexit turning point at Rome summit

The heads of state and government of the European Union countries are gathering in Rome to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker spoke with optimism, urging member states not to be sidetracked by disgruntled voters and offering to listen to concerns while maintaining solidarity.

Author: 0 Australian meat industry wins better access to lucrative Chinese market

During his visit, Li will meet Australian business leaders at trade forums and attend an Australian Rules Football League match in Sydney before heading to New Zealand for two days. Mr Li, who on Wednesday warned Australia against "taking sides, as happened during the Cold War", agreed with Mr Turnbull. The Prime Minister acknowledged the construction work but said it was "primarily for civilian purposes".

World Media Banking probe focuses on ex-Trump campaign chief
Author: 0 Banking probe focuses on ex-Trump campaign chief

Before he was brought aboard the Trump campaign, Manafort was well known for having served as an adviser to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who was close to Putin and fled to Russian Federation after he was ousted in the 2014 political crisis.

World Media Care home in Spilsby to raise roof for Comic Relief
Author: 0 Care home in Spilsby to raise roof for Comic Relief

It's been a frantic few weeks: it's obviously very odd and sad that Alan Rickman can't be with us, and that means Emma Thompson won't be in it, either. Liam Neeson's sign reads: "I think it's obviously Liam isn't it?" "Our software is offering Comic Relief a way to interact with customers that is unique to this digital out of home advertising channel".

World Media Senate just voted to sell your data without consent
Author: 0 Senate just voted to sell your data without consent

To officially kill the FCC's privacy rules, the House of Representatives, which is also controlled by the Republican party, will need to conduct a separate vote . "It is the consumer's information", he saidahead of October's vote. The Senate resolution "will take consumers out of this driver's seat and place the collection and use of their information behind a veil of secrecy".

World Media Eric Dier reveals England captain ambitions
Author: 0 Eric Dier reveals England captain ambitions

Football Association chairman Greg Clarke condemned the incidents as "inappropriate, disrespectful and disappointing", coming as they did just hours after a deadly terror attack in London . Every team sets up to try to stop us, especially here at Wembley. Dier played in that game and has become an England regular in a short space of time.

World Media India condemns UK Parliament terror attack
Author: 0 India condemns UK Parliament terror attack

The University of Rhode Island student was just minutes away from Westminster Bridge and the Parliament grounds Wednesday afternoon when, police say , a knife-wielding man hit pedestrians on the bridge with his auto, then stabbed an armed police officer to death.

World Media Cardinal William Keeler, Former Archbishop, Has Died
Author: 0 Cardinal William Keeler, Former Archbishop, Has Died

Jarboe said he had several occasions to work with Keeler, including the preparations for the visit of Pope John Paul II to Baltimore in 1995. Cardinal Keeler retired in 2007 as the head of the archdiocese of Baltimore. He also served as moderator for Catholic/Jewish Relations and was a member of the Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs. During the Second Vatican Council, Fr.

World Media Laurent Koscielny: Arsenal players to blame for pressure on Wenger
Author: 0 Laurent Koscielny: Arsenal players to blame for pressure on Wenger

Ozil has a little more than 15 months left on his contract at Arsenal and there is widespread speculation over his long term future at the club as he has so far failed to sign a new deal. Asked about his Arsenal career, Koscielny added, according: "I feel good, I know the club and the people who work there perfectly". The Frenchman has said they "had an agreement with the player", but there was a mix-up regarding the buy-out clause.

World Media February UK Retail Sales Rise 1.4%, Price Increases Accelerate
Author: 0 February UK Retail Sales Rise 1.4%, Price Increases Accelerate

It comes just days after it was announced that inflation in the United Kingdom crashed through the Bank of England's 2pc target last month, pushed up by rising food and fuel prices. Excluding fuel, sales volumes rose 1.3% on the month to give annual growth of 4.1% from a revised 2.1% previously. "As a result, with credit conditions remaining supportive, and consumers' confidence in the outlook for their own finances still quite strong, we expect overall household spending to slow this year, ...

World Media Illinois Snubs Obama: No, we won't make your bithday into a holiday
Author: 0 Illinois Snubs Obama: No, we won't make your bithday into a holiday

Under a new proposal, state facilities and schools would close each year on August 4, Obama's birthday. They cited Ronald Reagan as an example, saying the Tampico-born president doesn't have a holiday honoring him. After 12 House members didn't vote on the measure, Harper was able to make a parliamentary move allowing her to try to gather more support for a second vote.

World Media Ten soldiers killed in blast in Egypt
Author: 0 Ten soldiers killed in blast in Egypt

Three officers and seven soldiers were killed, the military said in a statement, adding that its forces killed 15 people and arrested seven others during the raid which it said targeted "highly risky terrorists" in the central Sinai area. These attacks have left hundreds of security personnel dead and the military reporting that it too, has killed hundreds of the militants. Egypt's military intelligence chief, Gen.

World Media Arkansas governor signs bill to expand areas where guns can be carried
Author: 0 Arkansas governor signs bill to expand areas where guns can be carried

And it sure seems like a potential troubling one. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced he signed HB 1249 into law, which will allow people to carry concealed weapons on colleges and universities on Wednesday (March 22). "The enhanced level of training is very important, and I am convinced the public will be more safe", Hutchinson said. House Bill 1249 would also allow hide carry in places that sell alcohol, but could be prohibited by the establishment if they hang a sign saying the ...

World Media A hat, an electric pole and a party with an identity crisis
Author: 0 A hat, an electric pole and a party with an identity crisis

The camp of AIADMK chief VK Sasikala - who is in jail on a graft conviction - was allotted the hat symbol and the party name of AIADMK Amma, ANI added. The Panneerselvam faction apparently consoled themselves by seeing some resemblance in electric pole to the two leaves. Though this faction too will not be able to use the two-leaf symbol and must campaign with the new symbol "electricity pole", Paneerselvam is counting on the stature of Madhusudhanan for an edge.

World Media Books of condolence opened for Martin McGuinness
Author: 0 Books of condolence opened for Martin McGuinness

Clinton spoke with candour about the political situation in the North and invited a round of applause for Enda Kenny, following the Taoiseach's address in Washington last week. Archbishop Eamon Martin also paid tribute to Mr McGuinness as a "man of prayer". "So on behalf of Sinn Féin I rededicate our party to completing his life's work and to living through his legacy".

Author: 0 Kurdish-Led Forces of Euphrates Rage Operation Cut off Raqqa-Aleppo Road

Scrocca said that while capturing the dam and nearby territory is "critical for the isolation of Raqqa and the next step toward an annihilation of ISIS in Syria", the dam's destruction "could lead to a severe humanitarian crisis". One of the mission objectives was to gain control of a dam in Tabqah, Syria, now occupied by hundreds of Islamic State (ISIS) militants. Five helicopters, supported by five fighter jets, dropped the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters near the northern town of ...

World Media Customs officer shoots, kills himself at Minnesota border crossing
Author: 0 Customs officer shoots, kills himself at Minnesota border crossing

Two teen sisters from Guatemala were sexually assaulted by a US Customs and Border Protection officer in a "closet-like" room, where they were told to strip, according to a federal tort claim filed Wednesday. The sisters later reported the assault to another officer, who eventually "apologized" to them, according to the claim. "Then he told me to take off my underwear", Clarita said, "and I asked once again, why".

World Media Google Maps Gets Real-Time Location-Sharing Capability
Author: 0 Google Maps Gets Real-Time Location-Sharing Capability

The search giant wants that to be just as easy and, as long as you're cool with it, you can now use Google Maps to share your real-time location with whoever you choose, and for however long you want. Alternatively, it could allow you to navigate a friend towards your location if they're lost in an unfamiliar area. But now, despite it being manual of course, it is much easier to use the feature for when you are actually parking.

World Media Philadelphia district attorney indicted on corruption, bribery charges
Author: 0 Philadelphia district attorney indicted on corruption, bribery charges

Attorney's Office in New Jersey. Williams is also accused of taking gifts in exchange for aid to a friend of business owner Mohammed N. Ali, who was facing prison time. "There is very little I can do the day before without it looking extremely suspicious", Williams texted the defendant's friend. " The alleged misconduct, as specifically laid out in this indictment, is brazen and wide-ranging, as is the idea that a District Attorney would so cavalierly trade on elected office for financial ...