World News

World News

News from around the globe edited by Lisa Ruth

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Iran's ballistic missile tests notwithstanding, the Obama Administration opposes expanding funding for Israeli missile defense procurement and development.

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The world - and terrorists - turn their eyes to Rio and the Olympics.

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Talk about fiddling while Rome burns... John Kerry finds that refrigerators are far more of a danger to civilization than ISIS. This weekend's murdered German citizens might disagree.

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Shia Muslims are oppressed in almost every country, even those where they are the majority.

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ISIS-affiliated mass murderers strike again, slaughtering French priest saying morning Mass in Normandy. Hollande: France "at war with ISIS." Attacks by "asylum seekers" in Germany persist as well.

Memorial to the victims at Charlie Hebdo / Photo: Azurfrog at Wikimedia

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ISIS is engaged in brushfire warfare against Europe: small attacks just about anywhere, and governments without the intelligence to predict or prevent them.

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Switzerland recently denied citizenship to two Muslim girls for failure to assimilate into Swiss culture. In Switzerland, assimilation = naturalization.

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Soon the world will again hold its collective breath for 14 days as Brazil faces the challenges of overcoming international terrorism and mosquitoes.

Nice, France terror path (Image By VeggiesLämpel - Base map from OpenStreetMap, CC BY-SA 4.0,

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Why has France become a target for terrorism? Its simply that the they, and the West, have become complacent.

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Organizations such as the EU, NATO, and the UN were formed to ensure peace after an era in which nationalism tore apart the very fabric of a continent – a mistake that must not be repeated.

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Donald Trump promised a convention like no other. Tonight he delivered. Slideshow of images showing the celebration