Christmas dropped as official holiday

by Bob Unruh -- Christians in the now-secular state of Nepal, which until nearly a decade ago was the world's only Hindu kingdom, are protesting the government's decision to drop Christmas from more…

Global court stalling on jihadist enslavers of Nigerian girls

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_1035845" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Boko Haram[/caption] Christians in Nigeria have suffered persecution from the Muslim Boko Haram terror group for many years, and the International Criminal Court's prosecutor more…

Israel made easy for millennials

by Paul Bremmer -- [caption id="attachment_2674185" align="aligncenter" width="611"] Jerusalem at night in CIA image[/caption] Michael Onifer was curious about the young Jewish woman sitting next to him on the airplane, so he more…

Obama says he's got JV team on 'defensive'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) ISIS is on the defensive after a "bad few months," President Barack Obama claimed Wednesday during a rare trip to CIA headquarters outside Washington. He said the more…

Merkel OKs criminal probe of comic who skewered Turkish prez

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_398095" align="aligncenter" width="596"] German Chancellor Angela Merkel[/caption] German Chancellor Angela Merkel has approved a criminal investigation into a comedian who used poetry to criticize Turkish President Recep more…

Japan rocked by massive earthquakes

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3197614" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Japan was rocked by earthquakes. (Credit: CNN)[/caption] Japan was struck by a couple of magnitude massive earthquakes Friday – a 7.1 then a 7.4 more…

Terror suspect arrested at U.K. airport

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) LONDON — Five terror suspects have been arrested in the U.K. in an operation involving British, French and Belgian authorities, officials said Friday. Three men and more…

Video: Jerusalem's Jews not feeling the Bern

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MondoWeiss) On Monday, April 11, 2016, I went to Jerusalem's Zion Square to ask Israelis for their thoughts on Bernie Sanders, the Jewish-American presidential candidate. No anti-Zionist himself, more…