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Homosexuality is to blame for sexual abuse, not Catholic church, claims German cardinal

German cardinal on Friday provoked anger and controversy when he claimed the Catholic church was not responsible for sexual abuse by its clerics, and instead sought to pin the blame on homosexuality. “What has happened in the church is no different from what is happening in society as a whole,” Cardinal Walter Brandmüller said. “The […]

Israel says it stopped Palestinian bid for full UN membership

Israel announced Sunday that it had blocked an upcoming bid by the Palestinians to gain full membership at the United Nations — saving the U.S. from having to veto such a push if it came before the Security Council. It was just last month that Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said he would seek full membership this […]

US envoy: Peace plan for Israel and Palestinians delayed ‘several months’

The U.S. ambassador to Israel said Sunday that the Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan will likely not be released for “several months,” according to multiple reports. Ambassador David Friedman told reporters in Jerusalem that the plan is “pretty much completed,” but the administration must still smooth out certain details. The delay is due in part […]

Seven Bank to use facial recognition

 Seven Bank will equip its ATMs with facial recognition technology, possibly starting this fall, as a way to identify customers and let people open bank accounts on the spot, sources said Monday. The new ATM operated by Seven Bank, a unit of retailer Seven & I Holdings Co., would be able to confirm the […]

Austria Withdraws Support from EU Army Project

Austria’s defence minister has said his nation will not be involved in the developing pan-European army, a pet project of leading globalists like Germany’s Angela Merkel and France’s Emmanuel Macron, saying the continent should concentrate on cooperation, not integration. The comments from populist-right Freedom Party defence minister Mario Kunasek comes just weeks after French president Macron […]

China orders armed forces to enhance combat readiness

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday ordered the country’s armed forces to enhance their combat readiness and develop an even stronger military presence. Xi gave the instruction at a meeting of the Central Military Commission (CMC) in Beijing, reports state-owned news portal Xinhua. “The world is facing a period of major changes not seen for […]

Russia to Deploy Precision Strike Missiles in Western Atlantic

Russia is deploying long-range, precision cruise missiles to the western Atlantic that American defense officials say will allow Moscow to target Washington and other East Coast cities with conventional or nuclear attacks. Moscow is adding Kalibr land attack cruise missiles to both warships and missile submarines that Moscow plans to use in Atlantic patrols near […]

Russia Threatens Israel With Missile Attack

In response to an Israeli airstrike in Syria last Tuesday, Russia threatened to respond to further Israeli action in Syria with surface-to-surface missiles against targets inside Israel. An Israeli military intelligence website reported that one such missile was already fired last week. On Wednesday, Israeli authorities broke with protocol and confirmed that the IDF was […]

Putin prepares to deploy ‘INVINCIBLE’ hypersonic missile system in New Year

RUSSIA’S new hypersonic missile system is ready to enter service in 2019, according to Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader, who has declared the Avangard system “invulnerable” to US defences, announced its imminent deployment after its finals tests. The trials took place in the Russia’s far eastern region at the Kura Missile Test range and were […]

Church of England Demands UK Welcome Illegal Boat Migrants

Asserting that “every person is precious”, the Church of England has urged Britain to welcome the boatloads of illegal migrants crossing the Channel. As ministers called on the Home Office to take action against an unprecedented influx of boats carrying migrants from the third world, the bishop of Dover told the Observer it was “crucial […]