Ukraine unleashed an offensive to dislodge militants from cities in the eastern Donetsk region as authorities in the capital Kiev said Russian special forces were identified among the anti-government groups. From four to 11 militants were killed and two wounded when Ukrainian troops stormed an airfield in Kramatorsk, taking it under control, Russian state television reported. […]
Hungary’s radical nationalist Jobbik party has dismissed proposals to transform the EU into a “united states of Europe” as absurd, and voiced commitment to a “Europe of nations”. Jobbik lawmaker Gabor Staudt told a press conference on Monday that the leftist opposition Democratic Coalition’s recently promoting such a transformation was “shocking”. He said it was the […]
“Your deeds will have an impact…be the new leaders of change,” United Nations Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas urged today during an event launching the book, Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do! Written for high school and early-college students, Action for Disarmament offers practical steps to help young people mobilize, act and promote the […]
Ron Paul’s nonprofit Campaign for Liberty will fight the Internal Revenue Service’s demand that it reveal its donor list to the agency, despite having already been fined for refusing to do so. Read More: Ron Paul group to defy IRS | WashingtonExaminer.com.
It’s not just a small group of U.S. Christians that have been pushing for action on global warming, the Catholic church has been weighing in on the issue as well. In his 20009 Encyclical, Pope Benedict wrote that it is mankind’s duty to respect the environment and sustainably grow economies so they are more equal and […]
An alliance of nationalist organizations has come out with a new campaign aimed at reminding the public of Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman’s statement that he would prefer elections over releasing more terrorists. Read More: Nationalists to Liberman: Prove You Keep Your Word – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News.
Saudi Arabia denied it is holding secret talks with Israel, after Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he is in communication with Arab states that do not recognize it, looking to establish diplomatic ties based on a common fear of Iran. Read More: Saudi Arabia denies Lieberman’s claim of secret diplomacy – Diplomacy and Defense […]
A meeting between Israeli and Palestinian peace negotiators scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed after the killing of an Israeli in a shooting attack in the West Bank. Read More: Israel-PA peace talks postponed after West Bank terror attack | JPost | Israel News.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The police know exactly where my car has been — and when — during the past few months. Read More: Who’s watching me? Police took photos of my license plates « Watchdog.org.
When President Obama needed a preacher to fulfill the closing prayer duties at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, he turned to none other than the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop — who said he was as shocked as anyone at the appointment. Read More: Obama picks gay bishop to wrap Easter Prayer […]