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Malawi Suspends Anti-Gay Laws Due To Country’s Financial Struggles

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Malawi will be suspending its harsh anti-gay laws in response to the African country’s current struggles with its state budget, according to Malawian paper Nyasa Times. Secretary for Justice and Solicitor General Janet Chikaya-Banda addressed the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva last Wednesday to inform the international body of the current reforms in… Read more »

Costa Concordia Floated For Final Journey To Genoa

Costa Concordia Re-Floated Gigilo

The wreck of the Costa Concordia was re-floated Monday and will soon begin its final journey to the port of Genoa, where it will be broken up for scrap. The massive luxury liner ran aground on rocks near the island of Giglio on January 13, 2012 and capsized, killing 32 people. The rusting remains of… Read more »

Malala Yousafzai In Nigeria For ‘Bring Back Our Girls’

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Malala Yousafzai arrived in Abuja, Nigeria on her 17th birthday to campaign for the plight of more than 250 young girls kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram more than three months ago. Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt in her home country of Pakistan, made the trip to support the “Bring Back Our Girls”… Read more »

Cambodia Military Helicopter Crash Kills Five, Injures One

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A military helicopter has crashed near the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, killing five individuals, including a Cambodian Air Force Commander. According to The Cambodia Daily, the helicopter was carrying a total of six people. Most of the people inside the helicopter were pilot trainees and Brigadier General Ieng Vanarith was on the flight to… Read more »

Forced Out Of The Rainforest

Uncontacted Tribe Is a Thriving Healthy Community When Their Land Is Preserved

Out of the rainforest they’ve come, asking for food and clothes. On June 29, they approached a local environmental protection group for help, speaking an unknown language and using animal sounds to express emotions. It was the first time anyone in Brazil had officially made contact with an isolated Indian tribe for twenty years. For… Read more »

Israeli Troops Enter Gaza To Raid Missile Sites

captured Israeli soldier, Hamas

The United Nations, along with the United States, are doing all they can for a cease-fire to happen between Palestine and Israel as the death toll reaches 135. Even Palestine-supporters, whether they be Muslim, Jew, or Christian, are calling for Palestinian peace, especially in front of the Israeli Embassy in London. Despite this, the next… Read more »

Thousands Of Pro-Palestine Rioters Swarm Israeli Embassy In London

Israeli Embassy in London

The amplified conflict between Israel and Palestine has drawn a line in the sand pertaining to how people outside of the war zone. Because of certain situations, such as the Israeli Air Force showing their dominance in less than thirty minutes and Benjamin Netanyahu directly calling out Barack Obama and John Kerry, the world in… Read more »

Israel Calls Up Troops To The Gaza Border, Awaiting Order To Attack

Israeli soldier, Hamas, captured

The war between Israel and Gaza has picked up exponentially over the last three days. We here at The Inquisitr kept readers up-to-date with the situation in which the Arab nations were now attacking the country of God’s people. In response, Israel initiated Operation Protective Edge to protect their people with an iron dome. At… Read more »

Germany Demands Answers From U.S. Amid New Spy Scandal

Germany Spy Scandal

German government officials are demanding answers amid new allegations of spying by the United States that came to light Friday, when a German intelligence officer was arrested on charges of selling secrets. The man, a 31-year-old employee of the BND intelligence agency, apparently “has admitted passing to an American contact details about a special German… Read more »

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: From ‘Impressive Striker’ To Top Jihadist

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According to a new in-depth report in The Telegraph, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was once a skilled soccer player before turning to extremism and rising in the ranks of the Iraq Al Qaeda affiliate. The London-based paper tells the unlikely story of a once reserved, scholarly man with a passion for soccer, called… Read more »

Xi Jinping, China President, Visits South Korea, Snubs Pyongyang

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Chinese president Xi Jinping landed Thursday in Seoul for a state visit with Park Geun-Hye, marking his first trip ever to the Korean peninsula. Xi Jinping’s South Korea visit raised questions regarding the current state of his country’s relationship with North Korea, and it’s baby-faced strongman, Kim Jong Un. A week before Xi landed in… Read more »

Oscar Pistorius Is A Suicide Risk, According To Psych Report

Oscar Pistorius Mental Health Report

Oscar Pistorius is depressed, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, and at risk of suicide, according to a psychology report read at the athlete’s murder trial on Wednesday. The doctors who spent a month evaluating Pistorius’ mental health also concluded that he does not appear to have a history of abnormal aggression linked to “rage-time murders… Read more »

Liberia To Prosecute People Hiding Ebola Patients

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Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf issued a stern statement Monday, warning citizens that anyone who will be caught hiding Ebola patients from authorized health workers will be prosecuted in accordance to Liberian law. The statement was issued on a state-owned radio program in Liberia, according to Al Jazeera. President Sirleaf noted that a huge number… Read more »

Pakistani Newlyweds Killed By Relatives In Latest Honor Killing

Honor Killing Pakistani Newlyweds

Two Pakistani newlyweds were killed by relatives Thursday in the latest honor killing in the country. The young couple were tied up and had their throats slit with scythes after they married for love, according to police. The 17-year-old girl and 31-year-old man married on June 18 without the consent of their families, according to… Read more »

ISIS Caliphate Declares Territory Under Control An Islamic State

Has ISIS succeeded in creating the first official terrorist Islamic state?

ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) took the step of officially declaring themselves an Islamic state on Sunday — the world’s first “official” state created by an Islamic terrorist group. ISIS further declared Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, their leader, to be the region’s new Caliph, according to an Associated Press report. The dream of… Read more »

South Sudan Is The Most Fragile Country In The World

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South Sudan has officially been declared the world’s most fragile country by the Washington-based non-profit Fund For Peace (FFP). The infant country’s ranking on the list is the result of the relentless political and humanitarian turmoil that continues to plague the African state. Fund For Peace uses 12 variables to determine the ranking of each… Read more »

Vladimir Putin: Iraq’s Remaining Hope, According To Iraqi Christians

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As tensions remain high in Iraq and its neighboring states, a particular sector of the country’s religious is seeking help from an unlikely source. Iraqi Christians are reportedly clamoring for Russia, and its controversial leader, Vladimir Putin, according to The Daily Beast. Iraqi Christians, an often target of political and religious persecutions in the Middle… Read more »