U.S. spends $3.3M to improve media in Armenia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is planning to spend $3.35 million to “improve the quality of media content and strengthen the media’s capacity to more…

A-word used for White House foreign policy

by F. Michael Maloof -- BEIRUT, Lebanon – Retired U.S. Maj. Gen. Paul E. Vallely – an outspoken critic of the Obama administration over several issues, especially what he calls "purges" of high-ranking more…

Christians 'left by the world to suffer'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Across the world this week, hundreds of millions of us will be singing of that "silent night, holy night" in the town of Bethlehem. But as more…

Warnings issued for coming shortages of ...

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_593475" align="aligncenter" width="603" caption="The U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, more…

Hamas terror hotels in Turkey

by Aaron Klein -- JERUSALEM – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has facilitated major financial investments by Hamas in businesses located in Turkey, primarily hotels, according to informed Middle Eastern defense more…

Record: Woman runs 310 miles in 86 hours

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW ZEALAND HERALD) — Ultra-distance runner Kim Allen has met her dual goals of breaking the world record for running without sleep and surpassing the 500 kilometre (310 more…

Nigella: 'Ridiculous sideshow' of drug-use claims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE GUARDIAN) — Nigella Lawson attacked the "ridiculous sideshow" of allegations about drug use levelled against her during the trial of her former personal assistants, after they were more…

H5N2 bird-flu areas sealed off in N. China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (XINHUANET) — SHIJIAZHUANG, Dec. 22 -- Areas within 3 km of a farm in north China's Hebei Province, the site of an H5N2 bird flu outbreak in poultry, more…

Cathay: $7.5 billion order for Boeing jets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST) — Cathay Pacific Airways, Asia's biggest international carrier, will order 21 Boeing 777X-9X jets valued at US$7.5 billion, betting on the newest twin-aisle offering more…