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FEAR GRIPS VATICAN: 'Islamic State is clear. They want to kill the Pope'

FEAR GRIPS VATICAN: 'Islamic State is clear. They want to kill the Pope' Watch

Europe

The Vatican is under heightened concern that a terrorist attack may be imminent. Iraq's ambassador to the Holy See, Habib Al Sadr, at the time ...

NO IMPROVEMENT: Egypt falls far in protecting female population, report says

NO IMPROVEMENT: Egypt falls far in protecting female population, report says Watch

Africa

By Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Token legal reforms have failed to end widespread public, domestic and state violence against women and girls in Egypt, who face sexual abuse, mob ...

Crucial U.S. ally against terrorism, Yemen's President resigns

Crucial U.S. ally against terrorism, Yemen's President resigns Watch

Middle East

Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi's resignation, following his prime minister and Cabinet stepped down has left the region especially ...

Airstrikes have killed 6,000 Islamic State militants, but signs suggest this won't save Iraq

Airstrikes have killed 6,000 Islamic State militants, but signs suggest this won't save Iraq Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The American-led coalition that has been engaged in an ongoing campaign of airstrikes against the Islamic State through much of 2014 has taken a ...

'Tip of the iceberg' Boko Haram leader warns MORE DEATHS are coming in latest video

'Tip of the iceberg' Boko Haram leader warns MORE DEATHS are coming in latest video Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

"This is just the beginning of killings," warns Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau in Boko Haram's latest rant video. Following Boko Haram's most ...

Criminal network roils in the Sahel: Arrests made by Algerian law enforcement

Criminal network roils in the Sahel: Arrests made by Algerian law enforcement Watch

Africa

The investigations of the A.N.P. or People's National Army of Algeria have led to the arrest of criminals operating in the Sahel region. ...

Who will win China's war on women? 33 million more men than women in China

Who will win China's war on women? 33 million more men than women in China Watch

Asia Pacific

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

China's ongoing issue with a growing population and a disparity in the numbers between each gender is only getting worse; as 2014 there were 33 ...

THE RISE OF WOMEN: Negotiations between the U.S. and Cuba begin with two influential women leading the way

THE RISE OF WOMEN: Negotiations between the U.S. and Cuba begin with two influential women leading the way Watch

Americas

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

President Obama recently loosened the embargo the United States has with Cuba. Now the next step is to negotiate and work towards less hostility and ...

Saudia Arabia's King Abdullah has died

Saudia Arabia's King Abdullah has died Watch

Middle East

The king of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud has died.

Algerian army standing fast against tide of terrorism

Algerian army standing fast against tide of terrorism Watch

Africa

The Algerian army, confronted by the harsh realities as experienced in the Sahel and Nigeria, with large swathes of land under the iron fist of ...

India turns on Christians; 2014's wave of religious terror leaves many fearing state-sponsored persecution to come

India turns on Christians; 2014's wave of religious terror leaves many fearing state-sponsored persecution to come Watch

Asia Pacific

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Last year was not a great year for Christianity. Persecution and murder were rampant in the Middle East-especially in Syria and Iraq-throughout ...

Is Hitler funny? Leader of far-right German party steps down over inappropriate selfie

Is Hitler funny? Leader of far-right German party steps down over inappropriate selfie Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks earlier this month, as well as the numerous acts of terror perpetrated by Muslims throughout ...

Do not appease Iran! Democrat, Republican and Israeli leadership warn Obama about the dangers of a nuclear armed Iran

Do not appease Iran! Democrat, Republican and Israeli leadership warn Obama about the dangers of a nuclear armed Iran Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel is set to come to the United States in February and give a speech before Congress about the ...

More than a million Nigerians may have been forced to flee due to Boko Haram, U.N. says

More than a million Nigerians may have been forced to flee due to Boko Haram, U.N. says Watch

Africa

By Misha Hussain, Thomson Reuters Foundation

More than one million people may have been forced to leave their homes in northern Nigeria by the five-year-old insurgency of Islamist sect Boko ...

Murderous gang violence plagues El Salvador every day with no end in sight, ambitious new plan offers hope

Murderous gang violence plagues El Salvador every day with no end in sight, ambitious new plan offers hope Watch

Americas

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

412 people were murdered in El Salvador during December 2014. A total of 3,942 murders occurred last year in what is now the most dangerous country ...

Iran, Hezbollah plan 'imminent' joint invasion of Israel's northern Galilee region

Iran, Hezbollah plan 'imminent' joint invasion of Israel's northern Galilee region Watch

Middle East

Israeli security sources claim that senior Iranian and Hezbollah figures killed in an airstrike in Syria this weekend were likely planning an ...

BOKO HARAM MARCHES ONWARD: Attacks in Cameroon cause thousands to flee for their lives

BOKO HARAM MARCHES ONWARD: Attacks in Cameroon cause thousands to flee for their lives Watch

Africa

Ten thousand Cameroonians have fled with their lives after incursions from the dreaded terrorist group Boko Haram along the border regions with ...

Incredible footage of Lamborghini crashing at 200 MILES PER HOUR!

Incredible footage of Lamborghini crashing at 200 MILES PER HOUR! Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Hungarian police have released footage of the first ever Lamborghini Huracan crash at more than 200 miles per hour.

Yemeni president loses control as Shiite rebels storm the presidential palace

Yemeni president loses control as Shiite rebels storm the presidential palace Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Yemen may next on the list of Middle Eastern countries whose leadership has changed, following the capture of the presidential palace in Sanna, ...

When will the West wake up? Nigerian Bishop says only Western powers can defeat Boko Haram and save Christians from genocide

When will the West wake up? Nigerian Bishop says only Western powers can defeat Boko Haram and save Christians from genocide Watch

Africa

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri, who leads a diocese in north-eastern Nigeria, says that the only way in which Boko Haram -an Islamist ...

Five bodies found in ancient tomb - could they be Alexander the Great and his mother?

Five bodies found in ancient tomb - could they be Alexander the Great and his mother? Watch

Europe

Archaeologists have unearthed bones from at least five people in an uncovered ancient tomb in Greece. Among those discovered was a woman aged ...

AMAZING discovery - mummy mask contains fragment of the Gospel of Mark

AMAZING discovery - mummy mask contains fragment of the Gospel of Mark Watch

Americas

A mask is frequently used to conceal an identity. This is certainly the case of a mask used to cover up a mummy. A fragment of the Gospel of ...

BREAKTHROUGH? Peace talks in Mali could lead to end to terrorism in Sahel region

BREAKTHROUGH? Peace talks in Mali could lead to end to terrorism in Sahel region Watch

Africa

The African nation of Algeria has been working with both Malian government officials and Tuareg rebels in order to end the roiling civil war in ...

Niger declares war on Christianity! Boko Haram incites violence following Charlie Hebdo publication

Niger declares war on Christianity! Boko Haram incites violence following Charlie Hebdo publication Watch

Africa

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Following the recent depiction of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad on the cover of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, Niger has erupted in violence that ...

'This knife will become your nightmare' ISIS demands $200 million in new hostage video (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

'This knife will become your nightmare' ISIS demands $200 million in new hostage video (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Middle East

Two Japanese men are held hostage in the Islamic State's (ISIS) latest act of extremism. ISIS released a video demanding $200 million or the two ...

Death of the red dragon? Why China's economic boom is about to bust

Death of the red dragon? Why China's economic boom is about to bust Watch

Asia Pacific

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Long the boogie man of the United States and the west, China's economic growth has slammed to a halt, hitting its slowest rate since 1990.

How did President Obama know North Korea was behind the Sony hack? Because we hacked them first!

How did President Obama know North Korea was behind the Sony hack? Because we hacked them first! Watch

Asia Pacific

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Many Internet security experts and firms were quick to question President Barack Obama's claim that North Korea was behind the hack of Sony ...

If European cities say so - Uber Taxi could create 50,000 jobs

If European cities say so - Uber Taxi could create 50,000 jobs Watch

Europe

Travis Kalanick, chief executive officer of Uber Taxi said in Munich that Uber Taxi could create 50,000 jobs as part of a "new partnership" with ...