The media have come out to express outrage at the UK Government’s proposals in the Yellowhammer contingency plan – a worst-case Brexit scenario consisting of dire economic circumstances for many people and businesses.
Recently the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was interviewed by US media during his visit to New York for a United Nation ministers’ conference on sustainable development goals. US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo signed off on a visa for Zarif’s visit, but restricted his travel “in a manner that is fully consistent” with US obligations under the UN agreement. The Iranian foreign minister was even accused by an unnamed US official of using the alleged press freedoms “to spread malign propaganda,” calling him “a mouthpiece of an autocracy that suppresses free speech.”
Disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of trafficking underage girls for sex, was found unconscious in his New York jail cell after a possible suicide attempt, US media reported Thursday.
A global media watchdog has strongly denounced Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves amid mounting pressure on media outlets in the Asian nation.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer moved to hose down speculation that Paul Pogba is unhappy and set to leave the club, declaring the media have an “agenda” against the French World Cup winner.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Friday proposed heavy investments in infrastructure, the digital economy and job creation to lift a sluggish economy burdened with a 45-year-high unemployment rate of 6.1 percent.
Reviewing the British media past few days you’d be forgiven if you thought that Britain still controlled Hong Kong. Apart from the excessive coverage dedicated to the protests in the Chinese region, there is a distinct patronising tone in the way the British media are reporting on the issue.
Instead of waging a trade war with China, the US should drop its win-at-all-costs mentality and consider the interests of its own people as well as the global community, the official People’s Daily said an editorial on Saturday.