Hundreds of asylum seekers in Finland converting from Islam to Christianity
Muslim asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq are converting to Christianity by the hundreds, according to Evangelical Lutheran administrators. A parish in eastern Finland is organising additional religious teaching for the new converts.
Special forces soldiers were at the centre of a row last night over claims they executed unarmed Afghan civilians in cold blood.
Elite troops from the Special Air Service (SAS) allegedly murdered Afghans, believed to be Taliban insurgents, during raids on their homes that may have been based on false intelligence. Continue reading British soldiers accused of allegedly killing many innocents Afghan civilians in night raids – then hide the evidences
U.S. president-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chided the Obama administration for its stance toward Israel, shortly before the U.S. secretary of state was to deliver a speech regarding international opposition to Israeli settlement building.
Israel postpones vote on new East Jerusalem homes
Israel pulled back from approving hundreds of new homes for Israelis in East Jerusalem on Wednesday before U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was expected to give further voice to international opposition to settlement building.
The housing projects, in areas Israel captured in the 1967 war and which Palestinians seek as part of a future state, are part of building activity that the Security Council, by a vote of 14-0, demanded be halted.
Kerry will discuss Washington’s withholding of its veto when he delivers a speech at the State Department at 11 a.m. ET, laying out his vision for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a senior State Department official said.
Now we know who you really are Trump!
fPresident Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paid somber tribute here Tuesday to the American service members killed in a surprise attack by the Japanese imperial navy 75 years ago. Continue reading After Shinzo Abe visited Pearl Harbor, will US President visit Iraq and Afghanistan to say sorry for waging illegal war that killed millions?