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TERROR THREAT VERY REAL: Vatican Inspector General says security on high alert

TERROR THREAT VERY REAL: Vatican Inspector General says security on high alert Watch

Europe

Inspector General of the Vatican's police force, Domenico Giani says that he is unaware of any plan to attack the Vatican or Pope Francis, but ...

Mass grave discovered underneath Paris supermarket

Mass grave discovered underneath Paris supermarket Watch

Europe

Renovations being made to an existing Paris supermarket have uncovered a mass grave with more than 200 skeletons. Excavators turned over the ...

IT'S NOT REALLY OVER: Russian-backed rebels use ceasefire to rearm for grand offensive

IT'S NOT REALLY OVER: Russian-backed rebels use ceasefire to rearm for grand offensive Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Despite a five party ceasefire agreement signed in February, there is no peace in Ukraine, and further bloodshed appears to be on the horizon.

Hook, line, sinker! Woman sends over $1 MILLION to man she's never met

Hook, line, sinker! Woman sends over $1 MILLION to man she's never met Watch

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Is it possible to fall in love online or over the telephone? Obviously, as a woman, identified only as "Sarah" told Dr. Phil, she sent a man ...

REVEALED AT LAST: Dreaded 'Jihadi John,' ISIS murderer, has face shown in college portrait

REVEALED AT LAST: Dreaded 'Jihadi John,' ISIS murderer, has face shown in college portrait Watch

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Former London resident Mohammed Emwazi, who would go on to worldwide infamy as  "Jihadi John," Islamist State's most notorious executioner has ...

France uneasy as drones spotted over U.S. Embassy, landmarks - Terrorists suspected

France uneasy as drones spotted over U.S. Embassy, landmarks - Terrorists suspected Watch

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French officials are worried that a terror attack may be imminent in Paris after drones were spotted flying over several landmarks including the U.S. ...

U.S. soldiers dare Putin just 300 yards from Russian border

U.S. soldiers dare Putin just 300 yards from Russian border Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A sign of growing tension in Europe, and possibly a warning to Russia occurred in the Baltic nation of Estonia, as it marked its independence day ...

Former Russian soldier reveals that Putin has sent troops into Ukraine!

Former Russian soldier reveals that Putin has sent troops into Ukraine! Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The ceasefire that was agreed to in Minsk by the leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia did not last even a day before Russian supported ...

Italy deploys 1,800 soldiers in response to possible ISIS attacks on Vatican and Italy

Italy deploys 1,800 soldiers in response to possible ISIS attacks on Vatican and Italy Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Because of the growing power of the Islamic State in Libya, as well as threats made by the group against the Vatican and Pope Francis, security ...

Forced into sex work, trafficked people suffer unbelievable abuse

Forced into sex work, trafficked people suffer unbelievable abuse Watch

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By Alex Whiting, Thomson Reuters Foundation

From dog attacks, strangulation and rape, to injured anglers being thrown overboard and left to drown, trafficked people can suffer extreme ...

Brought to light: German Catholic archdiocese reveals more wealth than Vatican

Brought to light: German Catholic archdiocese reveals more wealth than Vatican Watch

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In an effort on the part of Pope Francis to make the finances of the Catholic Church more transparent, surprising things have been learned. The ...

Copenhagen next on Islamic hit list: two terrorist attacks rock Danish capital within hours of each other

Copenhagen next on Islamic hit list: two terrorist attacks rock Danish capital within hours of each other Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Danish police have mounted a nationwide manhunt for one gunman or more, who was involved in the shooting of a forum on free speech that left one ...

Playing the West like a fiddle: Putin signs 'peace treaty' while sending tanks and troops into Ukraine

Playing the West like a fiddle: Putin signs 'peace treaty' while sending tanks and troops into Ukraine Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

While the leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia met over a marathon session to formulate and sign a ceasefire agreement intended to end ...

Priceless, 'lost' Leonard da Vinci painting rescued from bank vault in Italy

Priceless, 'lost' Leonard da Vinci painting rescued from bank vault in Italy Watch

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A painting by the man who defined the term "Renaissance," Leonardo da Vinci, has been rescued by Italian authorities from a bank vault in ...

Notorious 'Bishop of Bling' gets new assignment at Vatican

Notorious 'Bishop of Bling' gets new assignment at Vatican Watch

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Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst denounced as the "Bishop of Bling" for his extravagant and consumerist lifestyle will now take a post at the ...

Martyrdom finally conferred to Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador

Martyrdom finally conferred to Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador Watch

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Controversial Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero has finally been given the designation of martyr from Pope Francis. Assassinated on March 24, ...

LOST ART TREASURE? Male nude atop panther may be lost work of Michelangelo

LOST ART TREASURE? Male nude atop panther may be lost work of Michelangelo Watch

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Two sculptures of a nude man riding a panther may very well be the creation of Renaissance maestro Michelangelo, a British museum says. According ...

Legendary Azzam, world's largest and most expensive yacht, spotted off coast of Spain

Legendary Azzam, world's largest and most expensive yacht, spotted off coast of Spain Watch

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The mysterious and elusive Azzam, the world's largest and most expensive "super yacht" was spotted docked in Spain. At 590 feet in length, Assam ...

Playtime is over: Germany, European banks get tough with Greece

Playtime is over: Germany, European banks get tough with Greece Watch

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Greece's newly elected leftist government, led by Alexis Tsipras promises that the five years of austerity that the nation lived under during the ...

GRAPHIC VIDEO on website warns away French nationals against joining Islamist State

GRAPHIC VIDEO on website warns away French nationals against joining Islamist State Watch

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The French government, in the weeks following the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris, has released a website and video aimed at countering ...

RUMORS OF WARS: Under-reported conflicts in world leave little hope of change

RUMORS OF WARS: Under-reported conflicts in world leave little hope of change Watch

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By Alex Whiting, Thomson Reuters Foundation

While wars in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine make headlines in the West, around 30 other conflicts receive little press coverage, and the resulting lack ...

Was fearsome Blackbeard the Pirate - an old softie? New evidence suggests so

Was fearsome Blackbeard the Pirate - an old softie? New evidence suggests so Watch

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Blackbeard the Pirate was legendary for his ruthlessness and terrorizing shipping lanes in the West Atlantic. However - there appears to have ...

Astonishing skull find reveals new information on interbreeding between Neanderthals and the modern man

Astonishing skull find reveals new information on interbreeding between Neanderthals and the modern man Watch

Europe

A skull in an Israeli cave recently is one of the earliest known evidence of primitive Europeans yet found. The archaeological find is shedding ...

Forced into prostitution: Greece's economic crisis has married women, mothers hitting streets

Forced into prostitution: Greece's economic crisis has married women, mothers hitting streets Watch

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Greece, at the heart of the European economic crisis of a few years past, has elected the "anti-austerity" organization the Syriza Party into ...

The first tax revolt: 800 years later, the Magna Carta stands boldly as spiritual predecessor to the Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution

The first tax revolt: 800 years later, the Magna Carta stands boldly as spiritual predecessor to the Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

This year will mark the eighth centennial of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John at Runnymede near Windsor, on June 15, 2015.

VIDEO: 70 years later, drone flies over infamous death camps showing the shocking and HORRIBLE extent of Nazi death camps

VIDEO: 70 years later, drone flies over infamous death camps showing the shocking and HORRIBLE extent of Nazi death camps Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In 2015, more than 1,500 survivors of the Holocaust returned to the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland to mark the 60th anniversary of the ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...