U.S. warned: Al-Qaida hit-squads coming

by Reza Kahlili -- UPDATE: The source informed WND hours after this story was posted that the Islamic regime ruling Iran is in preparation for a major cyber attack very soon on more…

Panic in Greek pharmacies as medicines run short

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessInsider) Greece is facing a serious shortage of medicines amid claims that pharmaceutical multinationals have halted shipments to the country because of the economic crisis and concerns that more…

Obama to visit Temple Mount?

by Aaron Klein -- TEL AVIV – Neither Israel nor the Palestinian Authority say they have any information President Obama plans to visit the Temple Mount amid Palestinian rumors that such a more…

Pope pledges 'obedience' to successor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [Updated at 11:52 a.m. ET] (CNN) And that, if things go according to plan, will have been the last we see of Benedict as leader of the world's 1.2 more…

Mafia moving into renewable energy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Traditionally the mafia controls operations in gambling, prostitution, protection, extortion, and loan-sharking, yet recent evidence shows that they might actually be adding renewable energy to that list. more…

10.5 million visits to Western Wall in 2012

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Israel National News) Police data published Wednesday shows an estimated 10.5 million visits to the Kotel (Western Wall) in 2012. The numbers indicate a major boost in Kotel more…

China takes steps to clean up 'cancer villages'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) The Chinese government has acknowledged the existence of "cancer villages": areas where rates of cancer are unusually high, probably because of industrial and agricultural contamination of more…

Long-lost continent found under Indian Ocean

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Nature) The drowned remnants of an ancient microcontinent may lie scattered beneath the waters between Madagascar and India, a new study suggests. Evidence for the long-lost land comes more…