'Mystery disease' kills 18 in Nigeria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) A "mysterious" disease has killed at least 18 people in the past several days in south-eastern Nigeria, local officials say. The outbreak started in the Ode-Irele more…

Russia tries to get economic jump on West

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Russia and Iran are moving past their historically rocky relationship with a new signal from Moscow that Tehran would be welcome in its Eurasian Economic Union, more…

Hurricane ISIS? Name removed from U.N. list

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) "Isis" has been removed from the official list of names of future hurricanes as it was now deemed inappropriate because of the eponymous militant group, the U.N.'s more…

Jeb Bush walks tightrope on immigration

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [caption id="attachment_1917225" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Jeb Bush[/caption] NEW YORK – Testing the waters in New Hampshire for a possible presidential run, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush presented yet another more…

Putin blasts treatment of Mideast Christians

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Interfax) Russian President Vladimir Putin said the situation in the Middle East for Christians is terrible and the international community is not taking enough steps to protect them. more…

ISIS' Pakistan chief killed while planting bomb

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (International Business Times) Islamic State's Pakistan chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed was killed when a roadside bomb he was planting went off in the country's restive northwest tribal region, more…

Building of Kenya-Somalia border wall begins

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Nairobi Standard) Groundbreaking work for the proposed wall between Kenya and Somalia has begun in Kiunga, Lamu County, under heavy police and military guard amid alleged protests by more…