Iran launches submarine, destroyer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) This week the US, UK, France, and a few Middle Eastern countries are conducting naval exercises in the Gulf of Persia to practice clearing mines that Iran, more…

Codename 'Murky Water'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) Iran could be planning to create a vast oil spill in the Strait of Hormuz, according to a top secret report obtained by Western intelligence officials. more…

Pakistani boy accused of 'blasphemy' relates ordeal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (International Christian Response) When 16-year-old Ryan Stanton and his father returned to their home in the middle-class area of Gulshan-i-Iqbal, Karachi, the night of Oct. 8, they were more…

Chelsea Clinton tries to beat diarrhea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and current Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has a brand-new priority in her life: the defeat of diarrhea. Reuters more…

Frenchman keeps love for U.S. alive in Europe

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_288217" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Louis Ame, photo: Ouest-France"][/caption] "No other country in the world stirs up as much emotion as America," claims Alexander Stubb of the European Parliament, more…

Congress targets global child-trafficking scandal

by Bob Unruh -- Members of Congress are targeting an international child-trafficking scandal, asking Turkey to provide evidence and seeking a full and "transparent" investigation in the Netherlands over allegations that a more…