U.N. passes sweeping Arms Trade Treaty

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="F1c3RuYTrzBBsZjb4btWLlBFQabVdIzj"] (WASHINGTONTIMES) — The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday signed off on a sweeping, first-of-its-kind treaty to regulate the international arms trade, brushing aside worries from more…

North Korea vows to restart nuke plant

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Mwa3RuYTouElKxNnvU1BTUiEM1W-2OxS"] (AP) — North Korea vowed Tuesday to restart a nuclear reactor that can make one bomb's worth of plutonium a year, escalating tensions already raised by more…

Syria's 8-year-old rebel exposed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="p2czZuYTroz2YhCB33OIKo3Ri0R5F1Se"] (TELEGRAPH) — He is too small to be able to hold his weapon properly, but this little boy, Ahmed, is already a fighter in the Syrian more…

Woman's 'suicide' spotlights forced sterilization

by Drew Zahn -- A woman's death, reportedly from hanging herself in a Chinese family-planning office, has thrown a spotlight on the country's pitiless forced-sterilization policy and the lengths the government will more…

Cyprus woes pushing Russia closer to China

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…

New challenge rattles economy's foundation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9rcm5tYTo2XNAViCW77CUndsVkegDpTW"] Banks in Cyprus likely are going down, taking a portion of the assets in many accounts with them. But were other banks in the West feeling more…

Video: Can't grab guns while border on fire

by Drew Zahn -- America's southern border is practically a war zone, as Mexican cartels wreak a reign of terror on both sides of the Rio Grande, claims the National Rifle Association more…

Jews again accused of using blood in matzah

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A Lebanese daily newspaper published an article to coincide with Passover this year that resurrected the age-old blood libel about the "barbaric rituals" of the Jewish people. The more…

Congress takes sneaky action on your food

by Steve Elwart -- With a rising global population and less arable land available for cultivation, scientists have been looking for ways to obtain more and better food supplies, and many believe more…

U.S. on alert for nuclear blast overhead

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – U.S. officials quietly are expressing concern that North Korea could use its "space launch vehicle" to explode a high-altitude nuclear device over the United States, creating more…