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Christian Professor Qaiser Ayub Arrested for Blasphemy against Islam in Pakistan, facing execution

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“A 40-year-old Christian man was reportedly arrested for blasphemy in Lahore, Pakistan, and has been charged with insulting the Prophet Mohammad, the same offense that Christian mother-of-five Asia Bibi is facing the death penalty for, reports The Christian Post. Qaiser Ayub, a computer science professor, had been a fugitive for close to three years, Fides News Agency reported. He was charged ... Read More »

Putin: Sharon Tennison’s remarkable personal account with the leader

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Putin obviously has his faults and makes mistakes. Based on my earlier experience with him, and the experiences of trusted people, including U.S. officials who have worked closely with him over a period of years, Putin most likely is a straight, reliable and exceptionally inventive man. He is obviously a long-term thinker and planner and has proven to be an ... Read More »

Isis in Syria: Only a few thousand Christians remain to defy militants

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Distraught priests tell Robert Fisk of the persecution that has brought their Church to its knees.  15 miles from the frontline of Isis, which persecutes their faith, the Christians of Qamishli gathered in the Church of the Holy Virgin for the wedding of Malek Aissa and Ilana Hacho, reports The Independent. (Photo: Damaged icons inside the church of the monastery of ... Read More »

Swiss, French call to bring home gold reserves as Dutch move 122 tons out of US


The financial crisis in Europe is prompting some nations to repatriate their gold reserves to national vaults. The Netherlands has moved $5 billion worth of gold from New York, and some are calling for similar action from France, Switzerland, and Germany. (Photo: Reuters) “An unmatched pace of money printing by major central banks has boosted concerns in European countries over ... Read More »

Putin: America and its people are liked by people in Russia. It’s the politics of the US ruling class that is negatively viewed

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The US has no plans to humiliate Russia, but instead wants to subdue it, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, adding that no one had ever succeeded in doing so – and never will. (Photo: AFP) Speaking at a forum of the All-Russia Peoples’ Front in Moscow on Tuesday, the Russian leader said that history was not about to change, and ... Read More »

Gorbachev after G20: ‘Obama is a lame duck’

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Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has called the US president a ‘lame duck.’ Commenting on the recent G20 summit in Australia, Gorbachev said he was disappointed in Obama and that he ‘thought better’ of the American leader. (Photo: Gorbachev, Reuters) “Obama is a lame duck. One must not finish the job in such a mediocre way. He just decided to throw ... Read More »

Libya: The role of Abdul-Jalil illustrates how planned the overtake was

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The Libya War and its beginning shows clearly how well planned the “revolution” was. A violent rebellion broke out in Benghazi, Libya on February 15th 2011 (1). (Photo: EPA, Saif al-Islam, 2014) Six days later, reports RebelGriot, “Libyan Justice Minister Mustafa Abdul-Jalil resigned to set up an alternative government. On February 27th, the Transitional National Council was established, and on ... Read More »

US-NATO Humanitarian Wars: The Lessons of Libya

Libya Saif al Islam RT West does not honor friendship

Global Research: Three years ago, in late October 2011, the world witnessed the final defeat of the Libyan Jamahiriya – the name by which the Libyan state was known until overthrown in 2011, meaning literally the ‘state of the masses’ – in the face of a massive onslaught from NATO, its regional allies and local collaborators. It took seven months for ... Read More »