Pakistan: Prices of sacrificial animals rocket

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) Floods wiped out so much of Pakistan's livestock that families are struggling to afford animals to sacrifice, reports suggest. Prices have rocketed by 30-50% ahead of more…

FBI shuts alleged online drug website, Silk Road

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) U.S. law enforcement authorities have shut down "Silk Road," an anonymous Internet marketplace for illegal drugs like heroin and cocaine and criminal activities such as murder for more…

Iran's cyber-warfare commander shot dead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Mojtaba Ahmadi, who served as commander of the Cyber War Headquarters, was found dead in a wooded area near the town of Karaj, north-west of the more…

Here's real reason Obama threatened Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="t5N2piZjqBnz0xaC0XDTbGR9MVVD8fMx" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Longtime Middle East expert Dr. Mike Evans says Iran is not directing a charm offensive at President Obama, but the U.S. is deliberately making nice more…

Syria's al-Qaida operatives now threaten Turkey

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Al-Qaida operatives in Iraq, also known as members of Jabhat al-Nusra, have threatened to attack Istanbul and Ankara in Turkey, a U.S. military source tells WND. more…

Arafat's cause of death still unclear

by -NO AUTHOR- -- He was a symbol of the Palestinian people, co-founder of the PLO and Fatah, a self-confessed terrorist who for decades perpetrated attacks against Israeli targets in particular, and more…

Pope grants another interview to atheist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Pope Francis cranked up his charm offensive on the world outside the Vatican on Tuesday, saying in the second widely shared media interview in two weeks that each more…

19 dead in giant-hornet attacks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) Massive killer hornets are preying upon the innocent people of China, and have claimed at least 19 lives over the last three months. Hornets are a type more…