Archbishop: Jesus would be on Facebook

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (United Press International) With the pope now on Twitter, it only makes sense that Jesus would join him in the divine digital age. It's not hard to imagine more…

Germany 'exporting' old, sick to foreign care homes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Growing numbers of elderly and sick Germans are being sent overseas for long-term care in retirement and rehabilitation centres because of rising costs and falling standards more…

U.S. Treasury warns of 'extraordinary measures'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) US Treasury secretary Tim Geithner warned on Wednesday he would have to take "extraordinary measures" to avoid a default on the US's legal obligations as the more…

Judge temporarily blocks midterm-abortion limits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) A Georgia judge granted a preliminary injunction in response to a request by three Georgia doctors seeking an order blocking enforcement of laws limiting availability of midterm more…

Euro crisis hitting world like WWII

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Hurriyet Daily News) The eurozone crisis cost compares with the financial consequences of the World War II for the globe, Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan has said. Join more…

Top cleric : Christmas, New Year is pagan, capitalist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Hurriyet Daily News) Christmas and New Year celebrations are events where both pagan rituals and capitalist drives are intertwined, the head of Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate Mehmet Görmez more…

Turkish prof: Return Santa Claus' bones

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Hurriyet Daily News) Akdeniz University (AÜ) Archaeology professor Nevzat Çevik has called on the Vatican to return to Turkey the bones of Saint Nicholas (the original Santa Claus), more…