Stories about World Media

Apr 22 2017

Easter holiday rooted in Christian faith

According to the Bible, Jesus' death was a sacrifice for the sins of others, but his resurrection represents something even more powerful: the potential for rebirth, salv...

Apr 22 2017

UN Security Council condemns North Korean missile launch

The statement, which was tabled by the USA, would also tell North Korea not to conduct further nuclear tests. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is g...

Apr 22 2017

Millions of Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

Orthodox and Catholic churches mark Easter, this year, at the same time when, usually, each mark it a different time from the other. Christians marked, on Friday, the a...

Apr 22 2017

S. Korea on Heightened Alert as North Readies for Army Celebration

Council diplomats, speaking anonymously because discussions were private, said the US, which is in charge of drafting council statements and resolutions on North Korea, h...

Apr 22 2017

Firefighter dies after fall from burning New York City apartment building

Tolley, of Bethpage, is survived by his wife, Marie, and an 8-year-old daughter. "And like all members of the FDNY, he understood every single day he was putting his life...

Apr 21 2017

Paris: A policeman killed, two injured in ISIS attack

Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the shooting, in which a French policeman was shot dead, via its Amaq news agency, naming the attacker as Abu Yousif ...

Apr 21 2017

ISIS claims responsibility for Paris shooting attack

The man suspected of carrying out the Champs-Elysees attack was detained and freed in February for threatening to kill police. Interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henr...

Apr 21 2017

No staff shakeup ahead - White House

Trump reportedly told Bannon and Kushner to "work this out" amid recurring disagreements between the pair before last week's discussion. Rather, they insist that Bann...

Apr 21 2017

UN Security Council fails to condemn North Korea's missile test

The relations between North Korea and the United States remain tense. He leveled sharp criticism at the US and South Korea for conducting the war games of unprecedented...

Apr 21 2017

Destruction in fight to take west Mosul worse than east

In Iraq, Sudanese migrants are also being displaced in the fight to retake the city of Mosul from Daesh. A human rights activist said many families in Mosul are so desp...

Apr 21 2017

French Authorities Discuss Election Security After Paris Shooting - PM

Should an upset occur whereby, for example, Macron is eliminated at this hurdle, leaving Le Pen to meet with far-left candidate, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, French risk assets ar...

Apr 21 2017

Gunman kills police officer before being taken out in Paris attack

He said the entire area is on lockdown and a full investigation will be carried out to figure out the motive. The UK strongly condemns the appalling terrorist attack in...

Apr 21 2017

Trump to visit Asia in November

Robespierre Bolivar told a news conference that Philippine Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo will go to the United States in early May to attend the meeting between the AS...

Apr 21 2017

Liverpool boss Klopp: Karius now 'the challenger'

Crystal Palace are without Mamadou Sakho for Sunday's Premier League fixture at Liverpool because the terms of his loan deal mean he is ineligible to face his parent cl...

Apr 21 2017

Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

Yesterday , Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem repeated the government's denial that it used chemical weapons on Khan Sheikhun at dawn, saying warplanes had instea...

Apr 21 2017

Canada commemorates centenary of pivotal Vimy WWI battle

Veterans Affairs Canada organized an evening of remembrance at the National War Memorial in Ottawa . Around 20,000 Canadians made the journey to their country's memori...

Apr 21 2017

May to vow end of EU free movement into UK

May, who was appointed prime minister after the country voted in favour of Brexit in June previous year, enjoys a large lead in the opinion polls, with 50 percent saying ...

Apr 21 2017

Missile attack brings countries to brink of military clash, says Moscow

Images of civilians suffering the apparent effects of a gas attack, including convulsions, vomiting and foaming at the mouth, provoked global outrage and prompted U.S. He...

Apr 21 2017

Venezuelan violence kills 3 amid crisis

In the USA - where protests and praise for socialist values have come to the forefront of late - the unrest in Venezuela has not gone unnoticed. GM said that the take...

Apr 21 2017

Steve Stephens found dead inside car in Erie, Pa.

Claims made by Stephens in the video to have carried out a wider killing spree were unfounded, police said . I just snapped. I just killed 13 motherf---, man. "She thoug...