PARIS (AP) – French authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services.
Chinese President Xi Jinping harbors a “particular animosity” toward Christians and sees underground churches as a “severe national security threat,” according to the founder of China Aid, a U.S.-based watchdog group.
PARIS – More than 300 French dignitaries and stars have signed a manifesto denouncing a “new anti-Semitism” marked by “Islamist radicalisation” after a string of killings of Jews, to be published in Le Figaro newspaper Sunday.
The Palestinians will not allow US President Donald Trump or anyone else to say that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi sports authorities shut down a female fitness center in Riyadh Friday over a contentious promotional video that appeared to show a woman in figure-hugging workout attire.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed in a letter to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Saturday his countrys willingness to aid in the post-civil war reconstruction of Syria, Irans Tasnim news agency reported.
The vice commander of Irans Revolutionary Guards warned Israel Friday that its airbases are “within reach” and Irans “hands are on the trigger and missiles are ready,” in apparent reaction to Israels publication on Tuesday of a map showing five Tehran-controlled bases in Syria, and boasted that Israel will have nowhere to go but the sea.
In July 1971, President Richard Nixons National Security Advisor, Henry Kissinger, secretly flew from Pakistan to Beijing. Kissingers negotiations led directly to Nixons historic visit to China some months later.
An Air Force airman killed in Afghanistan during an exchange of fire between U.S. special ops forces and al-Qaeda fighters in 2002 will receive the Medal of Honor, according to a report.
Contents: Socialist Venezuelas state-owned PDVSA oil company near total collapse; Will China or Russia save Venezuela?
Pope Francis told Cuban young people to be “good patriots” and love their homeland in a video message Saturday sent to participants at a youth ministry conference in Havana.
TEL AVIV – If the U.S. really wants to stop the massacres in Syria, it needs to target President Bashar Assads palace in Damascus, an article published in Saudis government daily said.
TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are “much worse” than Hitler, a columnist writing for a Jordanian daily said, and added that some of the crimes attributed to Hitler probably didnt take place.
A mosque in Devon, England has admitted taking funds from a radical cleric who backed al-Qaeda aligned militia groups in Libya, describing him as “a highly respected member of the community”.
Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami, who has been linked to Irans narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah and designated as a drug trafficking “kingpin” by the United States, “is calling the shots” as the top leader in the chaos-ridden socialist country, an expert told Breitbart News Daily on Sirius XM.
Venezuelan police attacked patients and doctors protesting outside the countrys Health Ministry in Caracas on Wednesday, marking the latest incident of police brutality in the failed socialist state.
Daniel Llorente, a Cuban dissident arrested last May 1 for waving an American flag in front of the communist nations May Day procession, remains institutionalized at a mental ward despite not being treated for any disease or charged with a crime.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday denied allegations that Russia is working with the Syrian government to keep international inspectors away from the chemical weapons attack site in Douma so the evidence can be destroyed.
A survey released by the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy on Thursday suggested the vast majority of Taiwanese prefer to maintain the status quo in their uneasy relationship with China, but they are ready to fight if China attempts to impose reunification through military force.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis administration reportedly proposed an amendment to the countrys Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) on Friday that would inflict the death penalty on criminals convicted of raping children under the age of 12.
Presidents Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin of China and Russia, respectively, reached out Thursday to the newly appointed head of Cubas National Assembly, Miguel Díaz-Canel, congratulating him on acquiring the title of “president.”
In an interview with Russian media on Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow warned U.S. forces not to bomb certain areas when it led airstrikes on Syria last week to punish dictator Bashar Assad for using chemical weapons.
Various reports in American and South Korean state media Friday evening indicated that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un announced the halt of nuclear and missile tests in his country. The reports did not specify whether the tests would conclude permanently.
Chinas air force has released a propaganda video showing bomber aircraft patrolling the island as another warning for the countrys democratic government to toe the line with Beijing.
Afghan cash made available in large part by billions in American taxpayer funds served as a “source of hard currency” for Afghanistans neighbor Iran, helping the Islamic Republic weather the storm during the U.S.-backed economic sanctions, according to an American watchdog agency.
A week before the scheduled summit meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, their respective nations established a hotline allowing direct communication between the two leaders. It is the first time the leaders of the two Koreas have been able to communicate directly with each other.
Chinas Communist Party ruler Xi Jinping, meeting with high-level officials on Tuesday, celebrated advances to his totalitarian regimes ambitions to keep political opponents silenced in the name of “national security.”
Contents: Cubas new president Miguel Díaz-Canel makes delusional promise to continue Socialist revolution; The Socialist delusion in Cuba; Cubas faltering economy and the dual currency problem
On four separate occasions, ex-FBI Director James Comey vouched to President Trump for the alleged integrity and professionalism of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, according to Comeys newly-released personal memos.
The Syrian regime remains able to conduct chemical attacks, though only at a limited level, the Pentagon said Thursday following last weeks international cruise missile strikes on chemical targets.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka announced Friday it would establish new police posts and step up patrols at popular resorts after a spate of sexual attacks and violence targeting foreign tourists.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday at least six countries were in talks with Israel to move their embassies to Jerusalem. He implored countries to follow the United States and Guatemala in making the move, saying it would advance peace efforts, and promised “preferential treatment” to the first ten embassies relocated to Israels capital.
Australia has a “perfect right” to sail naval assets through the South China Sea and a recent robust exchange in the disputed waters is symbolic of that fact, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.
Black Swan star Natalie Portman has canceled her upcoming trip to Israel and rejected the chance to attend an acceptance ceremony hosted by the Genesis Prize Foundation.
A submarine long theorized to have transported Nazi officials to South America has finally been found — sunken near Denmark.
The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), in a piece published Thursday, condemned United States-led attacks on the Islamic State in the city of Raqqa that took place nearly one year ago, arguing that Americas intention to remove the terrorist group was a “lie.”
The U.S. State Department said on Thursday that it has “credible information” Russia and Syria are working together to keep inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) from visiting the site of the alleged chemical attack in Douma.
A study commissioned by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission warns that the U.S. federal government is highly vulnerable to espionage or cyber attack due to its dependence on Chinese electronics and computer software.
Two Chinese H-6K bombers flew around Taiwan on Wednesday afternoon in what the Chinese military described as a “sacred mission” to defend the “beautiful rivers and mountains of the motherland.” Taiwan saw things very differently, denouncing Chinese “military intimidation.”
Kurdish forces in Syria announced this week that they have captured a Syrian-born German jihadist linked to 9/11 ringleader Mohamed Atta and other terrorists, Mohammed Haydar Zammar.
Around 2,000 people from the Christian ethnic Kachin community are in need of urgent medical attention after fleeing to the jungle in order to escape clashes between Kachin guerrillas and Myanmars security forces.
The potential absence of former Gen. Khalifa Haftar, a military strongman who leads the prominent Libyan National Army (LNA), could create a power vacuum and fuel the chaotic conditions that have allowed jihadist groups to remain active in the North African country, according to several experts.
A jihadist group linked to al-Qaeda has capitalized on the international troops near single-minded focus to defeat the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) to consolidate its power in northwestern Syria and surface as the last major terrorist group standing in the war-ravaged country.
Liviu Dragna, a member of the Romanian ruling party, confirmed in an interview with the Romanian TV channel ANTENA 3 on Thursday night that his country would transfer its embassy to Jerusalem. He clarified that the decision was made Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON, DC — The Islamist ruling party of Turkey has established a policy of persecuting indigenous Christian, Yazidi, and Jewish communities in the country, an expert on Turkish minority groups declared on Wednesday.