Mystery: Pentagram etched in Earth's surface

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIVESCIENCE) — Conspiracy theorists, start your engines: On the wind-blown steppes of central Asia, in an isolated corner of Kazakhstan, there's a large pentagram etched into the Earth's more…

U.S. rocker shoves Russian flag down pants

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FRANCE24) — Russia's interior ministry on Monday launched a criminal probe into flag desecration after a US rock musician stuffed a Russian flag down his trousers at a more…

Christian girls snatched by Islamist traffickers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHARISMANEWS) — The recent upheaval in Egypt once again brings to the forefront the plight of the country's Christians who have come under increased attack from Islamists since more…

U.S. embassies now closed through Saturday

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24995593&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=338&width=600" height=338 width=600 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (USATODAY) — The U.S. State Department announced that 19 embassies and consulates in the Middle East and Africa will more…

Have U.S. 'investments' in Mideast paid off?

by Steve Peacock -- Contradictory claims of total dollar figures for U.S. foreign aid circulate around the Internet, containing oft-repeated figures that may or may not reflect reality. In response to those more…

U.N. warned: Beijing 'maims' men, women, kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="k4dXNyZDqsXteGmEaPbv4Vr9QjEUhFtR"] A formal complaint has been filed with the United Nations by officials with Womens Rights Without Frontiers, alleging China's one-child policy is resulting in the maiming more…

Protestant church sign comes out of closet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYTELEGRAPH) — A gay rights Facebook post by the Anglican Parish of Gosford has gone viral and become an internet hit. Father Rod Bower posted a photo of more…

Talking 'robot astronaut' blasts into space

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9hZWJzZDo-P6bFnU8rXDHvZG6wdyiUiF"] (TELEGRAPH) — Scientists in Japan will on Sunday launch the world’s first talking “robot astronaut” into space. The humanoid robot, named Kirobo, is scheduled to blast more…