N. Korean gulag survivor recounts torture

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON EVENING STANDARD) Shin Dong-huyk is 29 years old. He loves Mexican food and going to baseball games. But any similarities between Shin and other young men ends more…

Barak restates case for strike on Iran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GUARDIAN) — Israel's defence minister Ehud Barak restated the case for a military strike on Iran's nuclear programme before it reaches the "immunity zone", dismissing criticism from the more…

Fix government? Obama wants to start in Mideast

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_176997" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Mahmoud Abbas and Barack Obama"][/caption] By Steve Peacock The Obama administration is announcing that the U.S. must help the Palestinian Authority learn to enact more…

'Fatwa' bans Iran's production of nukes?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…

Soros tied to U.S. hunt for Kony?

by Aaron Klein -- A U.S. team of special operations forces is assisting the search to capture or kill Joseph Kony, the leader of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army, or LRA. Kony more…

Obama: Romney wouldn't have killed Osama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLY STANDARD) — At a press conference with the prime minister of Japan this afternoon, President Obama said that Americans haven't excessively celebrated the death of Osama bin more…

Dutch courts move to ban marijuana cafés

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — "Coffee shops" where small amounts of cannabis have been legally bought and smoked, on or off the premises, since 1976, have become a major industry and more…

U.K. doctors back 'lifestyle rationing'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GUARDIAN) — A majority of doctors support measures to deny treatment to smokers and the obese, according to a survey that has sparked a row over the NHS's more…

U.N.: No end in sight to global jobs crisis

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Fiscal austerity and tough labor reforms have failed to create jobs, leading to an "alarming" situation in the global employment market that shows no sign of more…

'Juice ain't worth the squeeze' in Afghanistan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer IDAcuS8I] After more than a decade in Afghanistan, there are still lingering problems in our effort to root out terrorists and establish a stable, honest government. Rampant more…