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Twisted ISIS video shows militants executed by men in notorious orange jumpsuits

Twisted ISIS video shows militants executed by men in notorious orange jumpsuits Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Islamic State militants were captured and slaughtered on camera by a rebel group in Syria. The members of the rebel group were clad in orange ...

Will Pope Francis chew coca leaves on his forthcoming trip to Bolivia?

Will Pope Francis chew coca leaves on his forthcoming trip to Bolivia? Watch

Americas

By Mary Rezac, CNA/EWTN News

Pope Francis might chew coca leaves - or maybe sip coca tea - during his visit to Bolivia next week, the Vatican has said.

Amazing discovery of ancient Roman soldier's footprints found in Israel

Amazing discovery of ancient Roman soldier's footprints found in Israel Watch

Middle East

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The ancient, fortified city of Hippos-Sussita in Israel, located in the eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee, has surprised archeologists with a new ...

GRISLY FIRST: Islamic State beheads women for acts of 'sorcery' in Syria

GRISLY FIRST: Islamic State beheads women for acts of 'sorcery' in Syria Watch

Middle East

It was a heinous new low for the terror group Islamic State. There are reports from Syria that the jihadists have now beheaded two women for ...

Same-sex unions by Filipinos abroad will go unrecognized in Philippines

Same-sex unions by Filipinos abroad will go unrecognized in Philippines Watch

Asia Pacific

Filipinos who marry members of the same sex while abroad will not see the perceived legal benefits in their native Philippines, a government ...

The Tunisian beach hotel massacre: Was the killer involved with ISIS?

The Tunisian beach hotel massacre: Was the killer involved with ISIS? Watch

Africa

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Last Friday, a very tragic event happened at the Imperial Marhaba Beach Hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. A 23-year-old man dressed just like any other ...

Italian priests exorcise Nigerian migrant girls forced into prostitution compelled by voodoo spell

Italian priests exorcise Nigerian migrant girls forced into prostitution compelled by voodoo spell Watch

Africa

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Italian authorities have given the Catholic priests permission to "exorcise," or do counter-magic to Nigerian migrant girls who have been "under a ...

ISIS shocks by beheading women for the first time ever

ISIS shocks by beheading women for the first time ever Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

ISIS is known all over the world for their radical cruelty and use of rapid executions. Now, the jihadi militants have carried out yet another act of ...

Caribbean nations in grip of worst drought in five years

Caribbean nations in grip of worst drought in five years Watch

Americas

From the eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia, to Cuba to Puerto Rico, the Caribbean is suffering from what is described as a "bone-dry" summer. ...

Boko Haram kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls believed to be brainwashed and now fighting for their captors

Boko Haram kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls believed to be brainwashed and now fighting for their captors Watch

Africa

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Two hundred and nineteen girls kidnapped by Boko Haram, from the boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria, are believed to have been brainwashed and now ...

Modern man marvels at Inka Road -- 500-years-old, still standing - built without the wheel

Modern man marvels at Inka Road -- 500-years-old, still standing - built without the wheel Watch

Americas

Modern man has a lot to learn from the ancient Incas. As a testament to their engineering and water management skills, the great Inka Road - more ...

The new 'Iron Curtain': Hungary plans massive border fence to keep migrants out

The new 'Iron Curtain': Hungary plans massive border fence to keep migrants out Watch

Europe

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Critics are not happy with the Hungarian government's plan to construct a 13-foot high border fence to narrow down the influx of illegal migrants ...

HISTORIC - Vatican signs treaty with 'State of Palestine' in hopes of promoting peace

HISTORIC - Vatican signs treaty with 'State of Palestine' in hopes of promoting peace Watch

Middle East

Vatican Foreign Minister Paul Gallagher along with Palestinian counterpart, Riad al-Malki, signed a peace treaty recognizing the "State of ...

Women, children among the 120 civilians killed in Islamic State takeover of Kobane

Women, children among the 120 civilians killed in Islamic State takeover of Kobane Watch

Middle East

Re-entering the Syrian city of Kobane, long held up as a symbol of Kurdish resistance, Islamic State indiscriminately shot and killed dozens of ...

Terrorist slaughters 37 on Tunisian beach resort of Sousse

Terrorist slaughters 37 on Tunisian beach resort of Sousse Watch

Africa

Thirty-seven people have been killed - and at least another 36 were injured in a terrorist shooting spree in the beachside town of Sousse in ...

Is there an AIDs epidemic in Syria? Islamic State fighter donated infected blood which has spread to several other fighters

Is there an AIDs epidemic in Syria? Islamic State fighter donated infected blood which has spread to several other fighters Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

An Indonesian Islamic State fighter who was infected with AIDs has been executed by the Islamic State after he was accused of knowingly passing ...

Two men brutally flogged by Islamic State for breaking Ramadan rules

Two men brutally flogged by Islamic State for breaking Ramadan rules Watch

Middle East

Two men accused of breaking the fast during Ramadan are shown being brutally flogged by Islamic State soldiers in a new series of shocking ...

Horrific terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait unleashed simultaneously

Horrific terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait unleashed simultaneously Watch

Europe

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Three different terrorist attacks occurred in three different areas, leaving a bloody line of death across three continents. The recent and horrific ...

Mystery surrounds disappearance of American woman on ancient Catholic pilgrimage in Spain

Mystery surrounds disappearance of American woman on ancient Catholic pilgrimage in Spain Watch

Europe

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Denise Thiem, an American woman who quit her job to go around the world, disappeared while in a Catholic Pilgrimage in Astorga, Spain and has been ...

Riots and protests prompt the banning of the Uber taxi service in France

Riots and protests prompt the banning of the Uber taxi service in France Watch

Europe

Denied their livelihood by the cyber-taxi service Uber, which pairs up paying passengers with unlicensed drivers, cab drivers overturned cars and ...

ZOMBIE PARANOIA: Gravesites suggest that fear of reanimated dead stretches back to ancient Greece

ZOMBIE PARANOIA: Gravesites suggest that fear of reanimated dead stretches back to ancient Greece Watch

Europe

Modern man enjoys movies and TV shows involving the recently reanimated dead - "zombies," but in antiquity, the fear of the deceased suddenly ...

Kurdish militia sits north of Islamic State capital, awaiting Syrian offensive

Kurdish militia sits north of Islamic State capital, awaiting Syrian offensive Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

While Kurdish militia units have had some recent success in their fight for survival against the Islamic State in northern Syria, a leader with ...

Ukraine's fragile ceasefire nearing collapse as rebels pound government positions

Ukraine's fragile ceasefire nearing collapse as rebels pound government positions Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The abundance of evidence that Russia is covertly and overtly assisting Ukrainian rebels in their fight against Kiev continues to grow, and now ...

'Women are whipped, sold and stoned' Former female ISIS recruiter warns girls to stay away from ISIS

'Women are whipped, sold and stoned' Former female ISIS recruiter warns girls to stay away from ISIS Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Former female jihadi recruiter, responsible for gathering hundreds of susceptible European girls and delivering them to ISIS, now warns young women ...

ISIS begins minting their own gold coins

ISIS begins minting their own gold coins Watch

Middle East

Terrorist group Islamic State or ISIS has reportedly began minting its own Islamic Dinar gold coins. The coins bear the inscriptions of the ...

Violence against migrants: World refugee population reaches 60 million

Violence against migrants: World refugee population reaches 60 million Watch

Middle East

The number of people who are living in other countries or are internally displaced in their own countries has surged to an unprecedented 60 ...

Successor to Mother Teresa dies at 81

Successor to Mother Teresa dies at 81 Watch

Asia Pacific

The successor to Mother Theresa, Sister Nirmala Joshi has died at the age of 81. People all over the world remember her for her selfless ...