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Islamic State Kidnap Scores Of Christians In Syria: Beheadings Feared

Islamic State capture 90 christians

Islamic State Militants have kidnapped at least 90 Assyrian Christians in northeast Syria, after overrunning two villages in Hassakeh province. The BBC reports that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that at least 90 men, women, and children were seized in a series of dawn raids near the town of Tal Tamr. According to… Read more »

As Kate Middleton Prepares Royal Nursery, Sexy Granny Carole May Become Supernanny After Kate’s Staff Quits [Video]

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton has become noticeably pregnant, but that hasn’t stopped the Duchess of Cambridge from what she regards as her essential royal duties. And for both Princess Kate and Prince William, that means focusing on non-profit charity organizations, reported Christian Today. Most recently, Kate met with sick children at the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, then… Read more »

Boko Haram Suicide Bomber, A Seven-Year-Old Girl, Kills Five, Injures 19

Boko Haram Suicide Bomber Was Seven

Boko Haram has been blamed for yet another suicide bombing. This time, the Islamic extremists strapped a bomb to a 7-year-old girl, killing her as well as five others, and injuring 19. The Guardian reports that the Nigerian child was “thought to be seven” by witnesses. Injury and fatality totals have checked out with anonymous… Read more »

North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un Sells 100,000 Into State-Sponsored Slavery

Kim Jong Un

Incredible claims have emerged that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has sold at least 100,000 poor North Koreans into slavery abroad to fund his lavish lifestyle. According to the Mirror, human rights activists monitoring abuses in North Korea have claimed that 100,000 people are reported to have been sent abroad to work in terrible conditions…. Read more »

Yemen: Former President Flees House Arrest

Yemen President Captive in coup attempt

Yemen’s former president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has escaped weeks of house arrest by the Houthi militia at his official residence on Saturday and fled to his home town of Aden, according to several reports. Hadi’s official status since leaving the presidency last month due to his protest of the Houthis overrunning the presidential palace and… Read more »

Is Vladimir Putin Attempting To Provoke A Conflict In Europe?

Vladimir Putin

In recent months, rhetoric against Vladimir Putin over the conflict in Ukraine has stepped up. Many in the West are becoming increasingly concerned about Vladimir Putin’s perceived expansionist ambitions and fears are rising that Putin’s ambitions extend far beyond Ukraine. In the last few days, matters have taken a very sinister turn. In recent days… Read more »

South African Axe Attack Girl Able To Identify Relatives

Axe murders

A 16-year-old girl who survived an axe attack in her home, where her parents and older brother were killed, is starting to show emotions and can recognize family members from photographs. As reported by the Inquisitr, Marli van Breda survived the brutal axe attack in the family’s De Zalze Golf Estate home in Stellenbosch, South… Read more »

Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 21 Near Chibok

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Boko Haram militants have killed at least 21 people in attacks near the northern Nigerian village of Chibok close to where the rebels abducted more than 200 schoolgirls last year, according to reports, as the radical Islamist group steps up its violent campaign ahead of national elections. The group’s nearly six-year insurgency has ravaged wide… Read more »

Somalia: Government Officials Killed In Suicide Bombing

African Union Peacekeepers Patrol Mogadishu After Al-Shabab Militants Withdraw

Al-Shabab militants have attacked a hotel in Somalia, apparently targeting lawmakers and government officials who were holding Friday prayers in the hotel, which has resulted in the deaths of at least 10 and has wounded dozens of others, according to several reports. Two explosions went off at the Central Hotel, with a suicide bomber steering… Read more »

Boko Haram May Be Taking Inspiration, Tips From ISIS

Boko Haram borrowing social media strategies from ISIS

West African Islamist extremists Boko Haram may be taking a page from the ISIS social media strategy playbook. Evidence of links between the two terror groups is growing. A 12-minute video featuring Boko Haram’s usually low-profile leader Abubakar Shekau was posted Tuesday, in which he condemns Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Benin for their joint efforts… Read more »

Joko Widodo: Indonesian President Accused Of Double Standards Over Bali Nine

Joko Widodo

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has repeatedly refused appeals for mercy for those languishing in Indonesian prisons awaiting execution by firing squad for drugs offenses. Widodo has consistently refused pleas for clemency from world leaders and has promised that the executions will continue. By the end of this month at least 14 people will have been… Read more »

Thailand To Give Chinese Tourists Etiquette Manuals

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Thailand’s tourism office has announced plans to give etiquette manuals to incoming Chinese tourists who are expected to visit the country later this week. 90,000 tourists from mainland China are expected to visit Thailand this week, according to the Tourist Authority of Thailand. In preparation for their arrival, leaflets containing information on how to behave… Read more »

Libya: Egypt Calls For U.N. Backed Coalition Against ISIS

Libya: Egypt Calls For U.N. Backed Coalition Against ISIS

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has said in a radio interview aired on Tuesday that creating a U.N.-backed coalition was the best course of action to rid Libya of Islamic extremists. The president has said that what has happened so far in Libya is “a crime.” “We have abandoned the Libyan people as prisoners of the… Read more »

How A Romantic Kiss Led To The Arrest Of Two Teenage Thieves [Video]

Kissing Thieves

A romantic kiss shared by two teenage thieves proved to be their undoing as, unbeknownst to them, the loving moment was caught on CCTV cameras. According to the Mirror, the pair enjoyed the smooch after stealing $420 from a till at a store in China’s Sichuan province. But after their romantic moment was captured on… Read more »