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Was the final seconds of doomed Germanwings flight captured with a cell phone camera? French magazine defends video footage

Was the final seconds of doomed Germanwings flight captured with a cell phone camera? French magazine defends video footage Watch

Europe

French news magazine, French Match says that a cell phone video authentically shows the final seconds of the doomed Germanwings Flight 9525 that ...

The mystery behind the mass grave found underneath University of Cambridge

The mystery behind the mass grave found underneath University of Cambridge Watch

Europe

The silent skeletons of 1,300 12th century men bear mute witness to Our Common Fate. How they got there under the University of Cambridge in ...

Death sentences up - but executions decline worldwide

Death sentences up - but executions decline worldwide Watch

Middle East

The world's courts are quick to put the convicted to death, it seems - but seems slower in carrying them out. Those are the findings of a report ...

Four-year-old Syrian girl mistakes camera for gun and 'surrenders' in heartbreaking photo

Four-year-old Syrian girl mistakes camera for gun and 'surrenders' in heartbreaking photo Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A Turkish photographer traveling through Syria capturing the horrors throughout the war-torn country experienced something even more heartbreaking ...

Terrorism may be behind Turkey's nationwide power outage

Terrorism may be behind Turkey's nationwide power outage Watch

Middle East

Turkey has been thrown into chaos with a nationwide power outage. Buildings have gone dark, railways have halted, and the nation is in the cold ...

Couple brutally stoned to death by Islamist State for fornication

Couple brutally stoned to death by Islamist State for fornication Watch

Middle East

New, brutal images showing Islamic State militants stoning a blindfolded, bound man and woman to death in Iraq have recently surfaced. The ...

Polish priest performs mass exorcism on unknowing school kids

Polish priest performs mass exorcism on unknowing school kids Watch

Europe

Polish Schoolchildren, attending what they thought was a religious camp honoring Lent were screaming and in tears when 37-year-old priest Tomas ...

Exposing secrets: American journalist posed as teacher in North Korea gains insight into an intesnse lifestyle

Exposing secrets: American journalist posed as teacher in North Korea gains insight into an intesnse lifestyle Watch

Asia Pacific

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Students from the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology had no reaction when Suki Kim, an American writer and journalist posing as their ...

Defiant Catholic bishops openly diverge from Pope Francis and the Vatican

Defiant Catholic bishops openly diverge from Pope Francis and the Vatican Watch

Europe

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Rejecting Pope Francis and consecrating bishops without the approval of the Vatican, the ultra-traditionalist movement "The Resistance" is planning ...

Putting best face forward, Krakow, Poland busies itself to host World Youth Day in 2016

Putting best face forward, Krakow, Poland busies itself to host World Youth Day in 2016 Watch

Europe

Excitement is in the air in Krakow, Poland. The metropolis is readying itself to host World Youth Day in 2016. As part of the renovations to host ...

CHILLING VIDEO: Al-Shabaab terror group films mass slaughter of civilians on Somali beach

CHILLING VIDEO: Al-Shabaab terror group films mass slaughter of civilians on Somali beach Watch

Africa

Taking a sickening cue from Islamic State, the Somali extremist group Al Shabaab has now filmed civilians, young men being forced into the sea ...

Arab nations form powerful joint military force amid Yemen attacks

Arab nations form powerful joint military force amid Yemen attacks Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In response to a growing conflict in Yemen, the Arab leaders from different countries have agreed to form a joint military force. This decision is ...

TOP SECRET: The United States publishes sensitive, classified information on Israel's nuclear program

TOP SECRET: The United States publishes sensitive, classified information on Israel's nuclear program Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Unites States has officially breached a silent agreement with Israel that had been in place for decades. The Department of Defense declassified a ...

As Houthis rebels advance on Aden, Yemeni president flees by boat

As Houthis rebels advance on Aden, Yemeni president flees by boat Watch

Middle East

Saudi Arabia-led airstrikes in Yemen are targeting military installations held by the Shia rebels. The militant factions swept into the country's ...

Did a broken heart lead to mass slaughter? Germanwings co-pilot said to be 'depressed' and 'stressed'

Did a broken heart lead to mass slaughter? Germanwings co-pilot said to be 'depressed' and 'stressed' Watch

Europe

The willful destruction of himself - along with 149 other, innocent human beings, has the world scrambling for answers. Germanwings co-pilot ...

Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen dangerously clashing with archrival Iran

Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen dangerously clashing with archrival Iran Watch

Middle East

The momentous divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims in the Middle East has turned into open conflict in Yemen. There are widespread fears that ...

DEADLY SECRET: Co-pilot of doomed Germanwings flight hid medical condition, authorities say

DEADLY SECRET: Co-pilot of doomed Germanwings flight hid medical condition, authorities say Watch

Europe

A terrible tragedy that left 150 people dead may have been the result of a frightened, insecure man hiding a medical condition. Investigators say ...

Rare conjoined twins born in Indonesia with attached chest, abdomen - and heart

Rare conjoined twins born in Indonesia with attached chest, abdomen - and heart Watch

Asia Pacific

Conjoined twin girls in Indonesia have been born with a very rare genetic condition. Both girls share a chest, abdomen - and a heart. Photos have ...

Zimbabwe child brides fight back in court

Zimbabwe child brides fight back in court Watch

Africa

By Emma Batha, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Two former child brides have taken Zimbabwe's government to court in a groundbreaking bid to get child marriages declared illegal and ...

DRIVING MILITANTS OUT: Houthi positions in Yemen targeted by Saudi Arabia

DRIVING MILITANTS OUT: Houthi positions in Yemen targeted by Saudi Arabia Watch

Middle East

Backed by other Gulf States and Egypt Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes against Houthi militants in Yemen. The airstrikes were in ...

CO-PILOT LOCKED CAPTAIN OUT OF COCKPIT: Chilling last minutes of Germanwings Airbus crash revealed

CO-PILOT LOCKED CAPTAIN OUT OF COCKPIT: Chilling last minutes of Germanwings Airbus crash revealed Watch

Europe

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Investigators have recovered key information from the French Alps wrecked Germanwings Airbus A320's black box and voice recorder. The co-pilot, ...

Rare video shows 'successful' exorcism on woman 'possessed by devil'

Rare video shows 'successful' exorcism on woman 'possessed by devil' Watch

Americas

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A 22-year-old woman, only identified as Laura, was reportedly a good girl before the devil turned her bad, according to Argentina locals. In this ...

Baby girls being raped in eastern Congo in ongoing crimes against humanity

Baby girls being raped in eastern Congo in ongoing crimes against humanity Watch

Africa

By Katie Ngyuen, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Girls as young as 18 months are being raped and left with horrific injuries in eastern Congo after being stolen from their homes at night, a ...

Isolation, depression hounds tuberculosis patients as virulently as the disease

Isolation, depression hounds tuberculosis patients as virulently as the disease Watch

Asia Pacific

By Nita Bhalla, Thomson Reuters Foundation

When Indian street-food seller Kumar Pal first began treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis two years ago, he quickly spiraled into ...

STANDING FIRM: Nearly 500 British priests urge synod to stand firm on Communion for the remarried

STANDING FIRM: Nearly 500 British priests urge synod to stand firm on Communion for the remarried Watch

Europe

Nearly 500 British priests have signed a letter urging those attending this year's family synod to issue a "clear and firm proclamation" ...

Pope Francis sends message to families of victims in Germanwings' French Alps crash, as black box and cockpit recorder recovered

Pope Francis sends message to families of victims in Germanwings' French Alps crash, as black box and cockpit recorder recovered Watch

Europe

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

150 people were killed in the tragic Germanwings A320 Airbus crash in the snowy French Alps earlier this week. Pope Francis has come forward with ...

GAS ATTACK FEARED: Islamist State may launch attack on London's Underground subway system

GAS ATTACK FEARED: Islamist State may launch attack on London's Underground subway system Watch

Europe

Islamic State militants returning to the United Kingdom could attack London Underground trains or football matches with chlorine gas. That is the ...

Plane crash in French Alps: All 150 feared dead

Plane crash in French Alps: All 150 feared dead Watch

Europe

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

An airplane carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps. All 144 passengers and six crew members are presumed dead.