Huge surprise inside ancient Buddha statue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THEBLAZE) — A nearly 1,000-year-old statue of Buddha is getting attention, not because of its artistic detail but because of what was found on the inside. Inside the more…

France seizes passports of 'Syria-bound' citizens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC NEWS) French authorities have for the first time confiscated the passports of six nationals who were allegedly planning to travel to Syria to join jihadists. Interior Minister more…

Australia vows tougher citizenship laws

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GUARDIAN) Tony Abbott has called on immigrants to Australia to “be as tolerant of others as we are of them” as he outlined a series of planned counter-terrorism more…

Hundreds of Muslims 'protect' Jewish synagogue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) — OSLO—A group of young Muslims embraced the Jewish synagogue in Oslo in a “ring of peace” Saturday, protesting anti-Semitism and denouncing violence after terrorist more…

Swiss account secret of HSBC chief revealed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE GUARDIAN) — Stuart Gulliver, the HSBC chief executive who has vowed to reform the crisis-hit bank, sheltered millions of pounds in a Swiss account through a Panamanian more…