Gold tumbles to 2-year low

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FINANCIAL TIMES) The slide in gold prices became a rout on Monday as the precious metal tumbled a further 5 per cent to its lowest level in two years. Bullion more…

Socialist wins Venezuela election

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — Socialist candidate Nicolas Maduro has won a narrow victory in Venezuela's presidential poll. Mr Maduro, who was chosen by the late Hugo Chavez, won 50.7% of more…

North Korean EMP attack 'unstoppable'

by F. Michael Maloof -- If North Korea were to launch a preemptive nuclear attack on the United States, it could use a long-range missile to orbit a satellite over the South Pole, more…

It's East vs. West in Central Asia

by F. Michael Maloof -- Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…

Court: Museum must be converted to mosque

by Bob Unruh -- Art history experts are expressing alarm at a court ruling in Turkey that the 13th century Church of Hagia Sophia – which has been a museum and contains more…

Beware the ghosts of Zheng He

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_407533" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Southeast Asian waters (Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series in which journalist Anthony C. LoBaido documents more…

World War III warning just issued

by Reza Kahlili -- Iran ratcheted up its vitriol against Israel and the United States over the weekend, warning that an attack on the Islamic regime's nuclear facilities could lead to global more…

Schools ripping out playgrounds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EXPRESS) — Schools have begun ripping out swings and slides from playgrounds because they can no longer afford huge compensation payouts when children suffer minor cuts and grazes. more…