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GOING DIGITAL: Ecuador plans digital currency

GOING DIGITAL: Ecuador plans digital currency Watch

Americas

In a bold move into the 21st Century, the South American nation of Ecuador is now planning digital currency. Some believe this will eventually ...

Fleeing imminent death, three million Syrians now registered in other countries.  That's half the population of Syria.

Fleeing imminent death, three million Syrians now registered in other countries. That's half the population of Syria. Watch

Middle East

"The Syrian crisis has become the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era, yet the world is failing to meet the needs of refugees and the ...

Yazidi women held prisoners by IS sold as sex slaves, jihadist brides

Yazidi women held prisoners by IS sold as sex slaves, jihadist brides Watch

Middle East

In just the latest devaluation of humanity in the ongoing war in Iraq and Syria, hundreds of Yazidi women being held prisoner by Islamic State ...

Second American confirmed killed fighting for ISIS in Syria

Second American confirmed killed fighting for ISIS in Syria Watch

Middle East

A father-of-nine from Minneapolis has become the second confirmed American jihadi to die fighting for ISIS in Syria. Twenty-nine-year-old ...

Ebola outbreak 'continues to accelerate' in West Africa; 1,552 people killed

Ebola outbreak 'continues to accelerate' in West Africa; 1,552 people killed Watch

Africa

Ebola in West Africa has killed 1,552 people, with no end in sight. According to the World Health Organization, the outbreak "continues to ...

Children forced by IS to watch shootings, beheadings

Children forced by IS to watch shootings, beheadings Watch

Middle East

Children in both Iraq and Syria are being forced to watch as IS beheads or shoots its victims at close range. According to a United Nations ...

Is the current Ebola strain mutating twice as fast as previous strains?

Is the current Ebola strain mutating twice as fast as previous strains? Watch

Africa

Studies done on some of the early Ebola cases in Sierra Leone reveal the frightening fact that the virus had over 300 genetic mutations as it ...

What they are doing in the Philippines will make you sick!

What they are doing in the Philippines will make you sick! Watch

Asia Pacific

The passage of Typhoon Haiyan through the Philippines has caused devastation and humanitarian disaster on a scale not previously seen, forcing ...

Video shows rows of bodies as 250 Syrian soldiers DEATH MARCHED, forced to chant praises to their executioners before being killed (Warning: PHOTOS)

Video shows rows of bodies as 250 Syrian soldiers DEATH MARCHED, forced to chant praises to their executioners before being killed (Warning: PHOTOS)

Middle East

The Islamic State has committed another atrocity, this time murdering as many as 250 Syrian soldiers following a half-naked death-march across the ...

Islamic State invasion 'pure and simple religious cleansing and attempted genocide'

Islamic State invasion 'pure and simple religious cleansing and attempted genocide' Watch

Middle East

Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan has returned from the Kurdish region of Iraq, and what he has seen has been harrowing indeed. ...

Archaeologists find a very different type of 'treasure' - a 2,000-year-old toilet seat

Archaeologists find a very different type of 'treasure' - a 2,000-year-old toilet seat Watch

Europe

Accustomed to finding priceless coins, artwork and historical artifacts, archaeologists in Great Britain have found an altogether different type ...

Over 1,400 girls raped and abused by Muslims in English town

Over 1,400 girls raped and abused by Muslims in English town Watch

Europe

Over a 12 year period, hundreds of children were systematically raped, beaten and sex trafficked in a northern English town, and the government ...

Gaza ceasefire holds: Israeli PM Netanyahu says war in Gaza ended in 'victory'

Gaza ceasefire holds: Israeli PM Netanyahu says war in Gaza ended in 'victory' Watch

Middle East

Saying that the Palestinian Islamist Hamas movement was "hit hard and got none of its demands," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...

CRISIS HEATS UP: Russia sends troops over border into Ukraine

CRISIS HEATS UP: Russia sends troops over border into Ukraine Watch

Asia Pacific

Armored Russian troops have been sent across the border into eastern Ukraine, in the boldest move yet by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The ...

Would you drink this? 3,000 year old wine found in Israel

Would you drink this? 3,000 year old wine found in Israel Watch

Middle East

A new excavation of a Bronze Age palace in Israel has revealed a massive wine cellar filled with a collection of over 40 large vessels that each ...

AMAZING PHOTOS: Chinese man survives metal bar going through head - and lives!

AMAZING PHOTOS: Chinese man survives metal bar going through head - and lives! Watch

Asia Pacific

Luck was with a 50-year-old Chinese man - an inch thick metal spear went straight though his head. The object narrowly missed his brain and left ...

Islamic State threatens to execute U.S. woman if ransom demands not met

Islamic State threatens to execute U.S. woman if ransom demands not met Watch

Middle East

The Islamic State is threatening to execute a 26-year-old American woman if it does not receive $6.6 million in ransom. Remaining unidentified, ...

Casualty of War: Iraq's rich, culturally diverse society destroyed by IS

Casualty of War: Iraq's rich, culturally diverse society destroyed by IS Watch

Middle East

Islamic State forces have advanced further into Syria and overtaken cities in northern Iraq. Those who don't submit to their militant cause are ...

Quarantined Ebola villages deal with old killer, starvation

Quarantined Ebola villages deal with old killer, starvation Watch

Africa

As the horror of Ebola spreads throughout much of West Africa, a longtime and even more insidious killer is now stalking the land: starvation. ...

MADE in AMERICA: American man killed fighting alongside Islamic State rebels

MADE in AMERICA: American man killed fighting alongside Islamic State rebels Watch

Middle East

Douglas McAuthur McCain, an American, has been reported killed fighting alongside Islamist militants in Syria. McCain, the U.S. government ...

Scandalous details come to light over defrocked nuncio's abuse of young boys

Scandalous details come to light over defrocked nuncio's abuse of young boys Watch

Europe

Loathsome details have come to light over defrocked Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, the Vatican's ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Shoeshine ...

With a second Ebola outbreak in the Congo, how will African health officials stop the rising death toll?

With a second Ebola outbreak in the Congo, how will African health officials stop the rising death toll? Watch

Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported on August 26 that it had shut down a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker became ...

People of Hong Kong prepare to rebel against Beijing if their demands are not met - will it end in massacre, or democracy?

People of Hong Kong prepare to rebel against Beijing if their demands are not met - will it end in massacre, or democracy? Watch

Asia Pacific

China's Standing Committee of the National People's Congress is set to hold a week-long session starting August 25, to discuss how Hong Kong will ...

California Governor: 'You're all welcome,' even illegal immigrants

California Governor: 'You're all welcome,' even illegal immigrants Watch

Americas

California Governor Jerry Brown in a speech this week declared that all Mexicans, including illegal immigrants, are welcome in California. While ...

Evaluating the enemy: U.S. military officials declare ISIS 'incredible fighters'

Evaluating the enemy: U.S. military officials declare ISIS 'incredible fighters' Watch

Middle East

When doing battle, it is never wise to underestimate your enemy. As monstrous and inhumane as Islamic State is, military experts are conceding ...

Watch as Iron Dome intercepts a dozen Hamas rockets simultaneously (VIDEO)

Watch as Iron Dome intercepts a dozen Hamas rockets simultaneously (VIDEO) Watch

Middle East

A dramatic video shows what appears to be the interception of multiple rockets, allegedly fired by Hamas into Israel, intercepted en masse by the ...

CASTE SYSTEM AT WORST: India's 'night soil gatherers' collect human excrement

CASTE SYSTEM AT WORST: India's 'night soil gatherers' collect human excrement Watch

Asia Pacific

Due to a brutal caste system, as well as being a nation tolerant of open defecation and dry, non-flush latrines, women born into a certain ...

Archbishop appeals his defrocking for sexual abuse allegedly committed in Dominican Republic

Archbishop appeals his defrocking for sexual abuse allegedly committed in Dominican Republic Watch

Europe

Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, from Poland, is accused of child sex abuse while he served in the Dominican Republic. He has since appealed against ...