Islamist bombers kill 20, seize hostages

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON TELEGRAPH) The unprecedented attacks were claimed by an Islamist group as revenge for Niger's involvement in a French-led military offensive in neighbouring Mali and come just four more…

Mom, daughters slain in 'honor' killing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — A mother and two daughters were allegedly killed by male relatives in southern Egypt who believed they'd had affairs, the latest apparent example of more…

Survey: 47% of Chinese are atheists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Pope Francis’s pronouncement that God has “redeemed all of us … even the atheists”Wednesday surprised both believers and nonbelievers around the world, who are used to stricter more…

2 arrested after Pakistani flight diverted

by -NO AUTHOR- -- London (CNN) -- Police arrested two men Friday on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a flight from Pakistan to the United Kingdom was diverted to Stansted Airport, outside more…

Chinese military renews cyber-attacks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) In February the US government named and shamed Chinese hackers who had been attacking, and stealing secret data from US companies. A report compiled by Mandiant, a more…

Hero mom intervened after beheading

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A brave scout leader who may have prevented further violence has emerged as an unlikely hero in the apparent terror attack that left one man dead more…

Brussels gravy train like 'last days of Rome'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) The gilded lifestyle of MEPs has been compared to the uncontrolled excesses of ancient Rome after research showed their perks have not been dented despite more…

Submerged structure stumps Israeli archaeologists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The massive circular structure appears to be an archaeologist's dream: a recently discovered antiquity that could reveal secrets of ancient life in the Middle East and more…