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As Houthis rebels advance on Aden, Yemeni president flees by boat

As Houthis rebels advance on Aden, Yemeni president flees by boat Watch

Middle East

Saudi Arabia-led airstrikes in Yemen are targeting military installations held by the Shia rebels. The militant factions swept into the country's ...

Did a broken heart lead to mass slaughter? Germanwings co-pilot said to be 'depressed' and 'stressed'

Did a broken heart lead to mass slaughter? Germanwings co-pilot said to be 'depressed' and 'stressed' Watch

Europe

The willful destruction of himself - along with 149 other, innocent human beings, has the world scrambling for answers. Germanwings co-pilot ...

Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen dangerously clashing with archrival Iran

Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen dangerously clashing with archrival Iran Watch

Middle East

The momentous divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims in the Middle East has turned into open conflict in Yemen. There are widespread fears that ...

DEADLY SECRET: Co-pilot of doomed Germanwings flight hid medical condition, authorities say

DEADLY SECRET: Co-pilot of doomed Germanwings flight hid medical condition, authorities say Watch

Europe

A terrible tragedy that left 150 people dead may have been the result of a frightened, insecure man hiding a medical condition. Investigators say ...

Rare conjoined twins born in Indonesia with attached chest, abdomen - and heart

Rare conjoined twins born in Indonesia with attached chest, abdomen - and heart Watch

Asia Pacific

Conjoined twin girls in Indonesia have been born with a very rare genetic condition. Both girls share a chest, abdomen - and a heart. Photos have ...

Zimbabwe child brides fight back in court

Zimbabwe child brides fight back in court Watch

Africa

By Emma Batha, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Two former child brides have taken Zimbabwe's government to court in a groundbreaking bid to get child marriages declared illegal and ...

DRIVING MILITANTS OUT: Houthi positions in Yemen targeted by Saudi Arabia

DRIVING MILITANTS OUT: Houthi positions in Yemen targeted by Saudi Arabia Watch

Middle East

Backed by other Gulf States and Egypt Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes against Houthi militants in Yemen. The airstrikes were in ...

CO-PILOT LOCKED CAPTAIN OUT OF COCKPIT: Chilling last minutes of Germanwings Airbus crash revealed

CO-PILOT LOCKED CAPTAIN OUT OF COCKPIT: Chilling last minutes of Germanwings Airbus crash revealed Watch

Europe

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Investigators have recovered key information from the French Alps wrecked Germanwings Airbus A320's black box and voice recorder. The co-pilot, ...

Rare video shows 'successful' exorcism on woman 'possessed by devil'

Rare video shows 'successful' exorcism on woman 'possessed by devil' Watch

Americas

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A 22-year-old woman, only identified as Laura, was reportedly a good girl before the devil turned her bad, according to Argentina locals. In this ...

Baby girls being raped in eastern Congo in ongoing crimes against humanity

Baby girls being raped in eastern Congo in ongoing crimes against humanity Watch

Africa

By Katie Ngyuen, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Girls as young as 18 months are being raped and left with horrific injuries in eastern Congo after being stolen from their homes at night, a ...

Isolation, depression hounds tuberculosis patients as virulently as the disease

Isolation, depression hounds tuberculosis patients as virulently as the disease Watch

Asia Pacific

By Nita Bhalla, Thomson Reuters Foundation

When Indian street-food seller Kumar Pal first began treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis two years ago, he quickly spiraled into ...

STANDING FIRM: Nearly 500 British priests urge synod to stand firm on Communion for the remarried

STANDING FIRM: Nearly 500 British priests urge synod to stand firm on Communion for the remarried Watch

Europe

Nearly 500 British priests have signed a letter urging those attending this year's family synod to issue a "clear and firm proclamation" ...

Pope Francis sends message to families of victims in Germanwings' French Alps crash, as black box and cockpit recorder recovered

Pope Francis sends message to families of victims in Germanwings' French Alps crash, as black box and cockpit recorder recovered Watch

Europe

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

150 people were killed in the tragic Germanwings A320 Airbus crash in the snowy French Alps earlier this week. Pope Francis has come forward with ...

GAS ATTACK FEARED: Islamist State may launch attack on London's Underground subway system

GAS ATTACK FEARED: Islamist State may launch attack on London's Underground subway system Watch

Europe

Islamic State militants returning to the United Kingdom could attack London Underground trains or football matches with chlorine gas. That is the ...

Plane crash in French Alps: All 150 feared dead

Plane crash in French Alps: All 150 feared dead Watch

Europe

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

An airplane carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps. All 144 passengers and six crew members are presumed dead.

Pope Francis mobbed by cloistered nuns during Naples trip

Pope Francis mobbed by cloistered nuns during Naples trip Watch

Europe

Mobbed by a group of excited nuns during his visit to Naples Cathedral, a cardinal exclaimed, "They are going to eat him!" Usually observing the ...

Saudi Arabia builds megacity in middle of desert at cost of $100 billion

Saudi Arabia builds megacity in middle of desert at cost of $100 billion Watch

Middle East

The King Abdullah Economic City, or KAEC -- pronounced "cake," is being constructed by Saudi Arabia. The planned megacity in the desert will be ...

Spanish priest performs 13 exorcisms on anorexic girl

Spanish priest performs 13 exorcisms on anorexic girl Watch

Europe

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Spanish priest and official exorcist of Valladolid, Jesus Hernandez Sahagun was arrested and is now facing charges of gender violence, causing injury ...

Magical Chilean hotel straight from 'The Hobbit:' features living wall, waterfall

Magical Chilean hotel straight from 'The Hobbit:' features living wall, waterfall Watch

Americas

The Montana Magica Lodge, located in the middle of the southern Andes is something straight from "The Hobbit." It is a literal "Magic Mountain." ...

TAKEN VERY SERIOUSLY: 600 high school students expelled for cheating in Eastern India

TAKEN VERY SERIOUSLY: 600 high school students expelled for cheating in Eastern India Watch

Asia Pacific

In its attempts to become a world leader and an economic powerhouse, the nation of India is taking those who take academic shortcuts, by ...

'Death to America' Iran's Supreme Leader declares on even on nuclear weapon agreement

'Death to America' Iran's Supreme Leader declares on even on nuclear weapon agreement Watch

Middle East

While the United States works with Iran for a comprehensive nuclear weapons treat, Iran's Supreme leader Ali Khamenei called for "Death to ...

Beheading of 21 Copts by ISIS 'a turning point for the world,' Coptic bishop says

Beheading of 21 Copts by ISIS 'a turning point for the world,' Coptic bishop says Watch

Africa

Speaking at panel, "Sensitivity Rather Than Sensationalism: Western Media Coverage of Human Rights and Religious Issues in the Middle East," ...

Bishop Williamson excommunicated - again, for illicitly ordaining bishop against papal orders

Bishop Williamson excommunicated - again, for illicitly ordaining bishop against papal orders Watch

Europe

For the second time, Bishop Richard Williamson has been automatically excommunicated -- along with the priest, he illicitly ordained a bishop. ...

The Obama administration steps on more toes: U.S. moves from Israeli-Palestinian peace talks toward United Nations forced two-state resolution in Middle East crisis

The Obama administration steps on more toes: U.S. moves from Israeli-Palestinian peace talks toward United Nations forced two-state resolution in Middle East crisis Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The continuous efforts to get Israelis and Palestinians to reach a peaceful agreement on land has potentially reached its peak. The United States is ...

Ukraine rebels threaten to end ceasefire amid disputes over voting

Ukraine rebels threaten to end ceasefire amid disputes over voting Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The cease-fire that has been in effect in Ukraine for a little over a month may be over following threats from leadership of the Russian-backed ...

Lawyer for doctor who helped track down Osama bin Laden ASSASSINATED

Lawyer for doctor who helped track down Osama bin Laden ASSASSINATED Watch

Asia Pacific

An important link in the take down of al-Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden has been ruthlessly gunned down in retaliation. Attorney Samiullah Khan ...

VIDEO BLOCKED: Islamic State video shows Indonesian children training with weapons

VIDEO BLOCKED: Islamic State video shows Indonesian children training with weapons Watch

Asia Pacific

Yet another horrible Islamic State video, this one intended to recruit followers in Indonesia, depicts Indonesian children, all younger than 15 ...

Militants attack Tunisia, 21 killed as hostages taken

Militants attack Tunisia, 21 killed as hostages taken Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Men dressed in military garb entered a Tunisia museum, opened fire and killed eight people, while taking hostages. According to Mohamed Ali Aroui, an ...