Assad to U.N. envoy: No talks with opposition

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BEIRUT, Lebanon — High-level diplomatic efforts to stop the fighting in Syria yielded mixed results on Saturday as President Bashar al-Assad shut the door on any immediate negotiations more…

Iron Dome ups interception rate to over 90%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Israel Air Force’s Iron Dome counter rocket defense system intercepted 27 rockets fired from the Gaza Strip over the weekend, raising the interception rate from 75 percent more…

Cables: Chávez betrayed FARC to appease generals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The extradition to Venezuela of alleged drug trafficker Walid Makled occurred in the context of an intense diplomatic chess game where President Hugo Chávez sacrificed Colombian guerrillas to more…

Hockey-game banter leads to adoption

by Bob Unruh -- It was a casual conversation after a pickup hockey game for foreigners living in China that opened the door to a strategy that has saved 40,000 baby girls more…

Putin re-election may spark 'Russian Spring'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…

Renewed violence likely in Lebanon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…