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Jun 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The New York Times: In a ferocious terrorist assault that stretched into Monday morning, suspected Islamist militants infiltrated Pakistan’s largest international airport in Karachi, waging an extended firefight against security forces that resulted in 23 deaths and shook the country’s already fragile sense of security. Explosions and gunfire rang out across the airport through ...

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Jun 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Which means they will behave for one year, at most, since that's the total term of time that they have to remain in Qatar. They're doing this just to make Qatar not look bad, since they owe the gulf state that much, but then will return to battle once the 12 months that Qatar is ...

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Jun 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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Jun 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

(CNSNews.com) – During his first official visit to the Middle East, Pope Francis repeatedly told Muslim audiences that religious freedom is “a fundamental human right” and that governments must allow people to choose their own faith. “Religious freedom is in fact a fundamental human right and I cannot fail to express my hope that it will ...

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Jun 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

KABUL (Reuters) - Abdullah Abdullah, front-runner in Afghanistan's presidential election, escaped assassination on Friday when two bombs blew up outside a hotel where he had just staged a rally, killing six people. The midday blasts, one caused by a suicide bomber, destroyed a car in Abdullah's convoy, police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai said. One of the dead ...

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Jun 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Telegraph: An online petition has been launched by animal rights activists to ban Metallica from performing at Glastonbury later this month. Since it was announced last month that the American heavy metal band would headline alongside Kasabian and Arcade Fire, the booking has been met with controversy, with artists and commentators claiming that ...

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Jun 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

(CNSNews.com) - The State Department will not say whether it made any effort to authenticate the marriage and birth certificates that U.S. citizen Daniel Wani says he gave to the U.S. Embassy in Sudan to verify the U.S. citizenship of his son, Martin. Martin is now in a Sudanese prison along with his one-week-old sister, Maya, ...

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Jun 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from TTA: The artificial island at Fiery Cross Reef will be an unreplaceable military base with great strategic significance due to its location and size. Such a base will realize the value of the South China Sea for China and ensure China’s status in South East Asia. It is planned that the military base built ...

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Jun 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from YAHOO NEWS: Pro-Russian separatists posted videos purportedly showing the shooting down of a Ukrainian military reconnaissance plane flying over Slovyansk on June 6. Some details of their claims appear in local news reports. Other reports said the Antonov-30 plane was steered away from Slovyansk’s city center to make a crash landing in nearby ...

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Jun 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — When men wearing military fatigues and carrying weapons showed up in pickup trucks, villagers thought Nigerian soldiers had finally come to protect them from Boko Haram. But it was a disguise. The gunmen rounded up everyone in the village center and then started shooting. Altogether, Boko Haram militants slaughtered hundreds of people in ...

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Jun 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin publicly ignored each other today as they stood just feet apart during a for state leaders' commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day. World figures met in France in the midst of a current geopolitical crisis, with Putin standing alongside leaders, including Obama, who are ...

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Jun 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban said Friday that U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was treated well during the five years they held him captive and was even allowed to play soccer with the men holding him. Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, told The Associated Press by telephone that Bergdahl was held ...

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Jun 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE LOCAL: The same day President Vladimir Putin was to arrive in France for D-Day anniversary events, radical feminist protest group Femen destroyed the Russian leader's statue in a Paris wax museum. A topless member of the radical protest group Femen used a metal chisel to stab and bash in the face of Putin's ...

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Jun 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Kano, Nigeria (CNN) -- Scores of residents in four villages in the northeastern Borno state of Nigeria, near the border with Cameroon, were killed Tuesday in Boko Haram raids, a lawmaker and residents said. They said hundreds of homes were destroyed. Heavily armed gunmen dressed as soldiers in all-terrain vehicles and on motorcycles attacked Goshe, Attagara, Agapalwa ...

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Jun 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Paris (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin waded into US politics Wednesday describing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- and possible 2016 presidential candidate -- as "weak" in some sarcastic comments about women. In an interview with French television, Putin was asked about Clinton's recent remarks that the Russian leader was trying to redraw the ...

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Jun 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

June 3, 2014: A Pro-Russian militant takes a position to fight against Ukrainian government forces outside Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Andrei Petrov) LUHANSK, Ukraine – Pro-Russian insurgents dislodged government troops from three bases in eastern Ukraine, a new blow to beleaguered armed forces as its president-elect vowed new initiatives to help end the regional mutiny. Billionaire ...

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Jun 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram militants are taking over villages in northeastern Nigeria, killing and terrorizing civilians and political leaders, witnesses say, as the Islamic fighters make a comeback from a year-long military offensive aimed at crushing them. Nigeria's military has insisted that the big influx of troops and a year-old state of emergency in ...

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Jun 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

PHOTO: The exact moment #Bergdahl was handed over to US forces - @MuhammadLila pic.twitter.com/T6iApZrMnp— NewsBreaker (@NewsBreaker) June 4, 2014 Screenshot: Video: From Shamat H/T FamilyUSMC

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Jun 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

The Constitution defines treason as specific acts, namely "levying War against [the people of the United States], or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort." Excerpted from The Daily Mail: Goats have been slaughtered and served up across Afghanistan as the Taliban celebrates the release of five Guantanamo Bay detainees as part of ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The Sudanese government is backtracking from reports that the mother sentenced to death for her Christian faith will be freed. Over the weekend, hopes Meriam Ibrahim, who recently gave birth while in a Sudanese prison with her 20-month-old son, would be released were buoyed when Abdullahi al-Azreg, an undersecretary at the foreign ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: At least five rebels are dead after hundreds of pro-Russian forces stormed a camp of border guards in the eastern Ukraine city of Luhansk Monday, in their latest attempt to seize weapons and ammunition from Ukrainian forces. About 100 insurgents initially attacked the camp, drawing fire from border guards. ...

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Jun 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Mullah Omar Excerpted from NBC News: After five detainees from Guantanamo Bay were swapped for the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan, the Taliban leader Mullah Omar delivered a rare statement Sunday calling the trade a “great victory.” “We shall thank almighty for this great victory,” said the statement. “The sacrifice of our Mujahedin have resulted ...

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Jun 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE MUSLIM NEWS: Within 24 hours, Italian authorities have seen thousands of asylum seekers nearing their coastline near Sicily. Most of the refugees were said to be Syrian and Egyptian. The Italian navy confirmed on Saturday that roughly 3,000 asylum seekers had crossed into Italian waters near Sicily. The influx occurred between Friday ...

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Jun 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE TIMES OF ISRAEL: suspect in the May 24 shooting in the Jewish Museum in Brussels that left four dead has been detained, sources involved in the police probe of the attack said Sunday. The alleged culprit, 29-year-old French citizen Mehdi Nemmouche from the northern French town of Roubaix, was captured Friday in Marseille, ...

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May 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Turkish police detained me and my crew in the middle of a live report in Taksim Square. One officer kneed me in the butt.— Ivan Watson (@IvanCNN) May 31, 2014 Turkish police officer wasn't satisfied w/my press card from prime ministry. "Many are counterfeited," he said, demanding passport 2/2— Ivan Watson (@IvanCNN) May 31, 2014 Turkish police ...

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