Sentencing of Christians explodes 10,000% in China

by Bob Unruh -- China's sentencing of Christians exploded more than 10,000 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to a new report from China Aid Association, an organization that exposes religious freedom more…

Turkey fires back: Russia knows genocide well

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Hurriyet Daily) Turkey said on April 24 that it rejected and condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin calling the 1915 mass killings of Ottoman Armenians a "genocide." "Taking into more…

ISIS says caliphate established in Yemen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Vocativ) Supporters of the Islamic State say they've declared a caliphate in the deserts of Yemen, where government forces are battling Shiite Houthi rebels, and Al Qaeda fighters more…

New violence spurs fear of ISIS spreading like virus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC) U.S. counterterrorism officials are increasingly concerned that the Islamic State is growing in popularity far beyond its self-proclaimed caliphate in Syria and Iraq, with its philosophy "metastasizing" more…

Devastating superquake hits Nepal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) Nearly 1,000 are known to have died in a powerful earthquake in Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, officials say. The 7.8 magnitude quake more…

Lenin's body improves with age

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Scientific American) For thousands of years humans have used embalming methods to preserve dead bodies. But nothing compares with Russia's 90-year-old experiment to preserve the body of Vladimir more…

Drone hostage deaths confirmed only by 'intel assessment'

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1942295" align="aligncenter" width="596"] President Obama apologizes April 23 for the deaths of two Western hostages in a U.S. drone strike.[/caption] WASHINGTON – "Confirmation" that an American and more…

Iraqi kids fleeing ISIS treated to premiere of 'Little Boy'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1937555" align="aligncenter" width="606"] Iraqi children at 'Little Boy' premiere[/caption] The real premiere of "Little Boy," a movie starring Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin James and Jakob Salvati more…