Obama had a full day in Israel yesterday: quoting Saul Alinsky, getting heckled by young Israelis, and getting called out by Huckabee on Palestinian peace prospects.
North Korea amplified its threatening rhetoric as the U.N. Security Council approved new sweeping sanctions, vowing to launch a first-strike nuclear attack against the United State.
Gay rights support increasing: Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio — now Pope Francis — came out in support of civil unions for gay couples in 2010. The nation’s largest pediatricians’ group said Thursday that it supports gay marriage, noting that, to a child, the parents’ sexual orientation is not as important as other elements related to family well-being.
The head of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq says that the number of Christian houses of worship there has dwindled alarmingly in the decade since the U.S. invaded and ousted Saddam Hussein from power.
Iranian scientists are working on nuclear warheads – and trying to perfect them – at an underground site unknown to the West, according to a high-ranking intelligence officer of the Islamic regime.
A Department of Homeland Security program intended to give “trusted traveler” status to low-risk airline passengers soon will be extended to the country that produced 15 of the 19 hijackers behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Caroline Glick, Senior Contributing Editor of the Jerusalem Post said the Israeli people consider President Obama “a hostile president overall.”
New data from China’s health ministry reveals that babies have been aborted in the country at a rate of 1,500 per hour since 1971, according to AFP.
The cash-strapped nation of Cyprus is now expected to seek a funding lifeline from Russia after the dramatic “no vote” in the country’s parliament.
The United States is flying nuclear-capable B-52 bombers on training missions over South Korea to highlight Washington’s commitment to defend an ally amid rising tensions with North Korea.
A Norwegian public television investigation that found taxpayer-funded developmental aid to the Palestinian Authority is being funneled to convicted terrorists in Israeli prisons has ignited controversy in Norway and could be the tipping point for the European Union’s reconsideration of aid, according to an activist group.
A Chinese national scientist employed by a NASA contractor for work at the space agency’s Langley Research Center was arrested Sunday by the FBI at Dulles International Airport as he tried to flee to China.
Sen. Lindsey Graham may have dropped a bombshell in an interview with Fox News in which he stated that murdered U.S Ambassador Christopher Stevens was in Benghazi to keep weapons caches from falling into the hands of terrorists.
A hacker, known only as “Guccifer,” has reportedly distributed confidential memos that were sent to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and dealt with various developments in Libya.
President Obama’s decision to deploy additional missile interceptors at Alaska’s Fort Greely reverses a decision he made in 2009 to scale back the number of active silos approved by President George W. Bush to blunt long-range nukes.
Binyamin Netanyahu vows to guarantee future of Jewish people as Israel, prepares for Barack Obama’s first visit as president.
Russian energy giant Gazprom has offered the Republic of Cyprus a plan in which the company will undertake the restructuring of the country’s banks in exchange for exploration rights for natural gas in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone.
The plight of Christians in Muslim nations continues to deteriorate as evidenced by a minor alteration that ended horrific violence, destruction, and persecution of a Christian community in Pakistan.
Iranian on Sunday launched its domestically built destroyer in the Caspian Sea, the nation’s first heavy military presence in the oil-rich sea.
Venezuela’s acting president urged U.S. leader Barack Obama to stop what he called a plot by the Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency to kill his opposition rival and trigger a coup before an April 14 election.
Pope Francis appeared before more than 100,000 people massed in St Peter’s Square on Sunday for his first Angelus prayer and asked the faithful to pray for him.
News over the weekend spooked the market, after a 10 billion euro ($13 billion) bailout for Cyprus included an unpopular levy on all deposits in the island’s banks.
In a recent speech, Deutsche Bank‘s global head of FX strategy, Bilal Hafeez made an interesting connection between Jesus and the Eurozone. Read about it here.
Obama has effectively canceled the final phase of a Europe-based missile defense system that was fiercely opposed by Russia.
Like his predecessor, Pope Francis reached out to Rome’s Jewish community at the very start of his pontificate, pledging to continue to strengthen the increasingly close ties between Catholics and Jews.