(CNSNews.com) - A report issued by the United Nations-backed Global Commission on HIV and the Law; recommends that nations around the world get rid of “punitive” laws against prostitution – or what it calls “consensual sex work” — and decriminalize the voluntary use of illegal injection drugs in order to combat the HIV epidemic. The commission, which is made up of 15 former… Read more →
(multimedia) This is a video of a brother to one of the Aurora shooting victims. He is being interviewed by a member of MSNBC who tries to push the agenda of stronger gun control. In it, the brother maintains composure while explaining how evil men will do evil things for their own evil reasons. Discovered on Breitbart Also, an… Read more →
(multimedia) Syria’s Muslim Brotherhood, a key opponent of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, announces plans to launch an Islamist political party, saying it is ready for the post-Assad era. Discovered on Breitbart
London (CNN) – The British government will deploy an extra 1,200 troops for Olympics security, Sports Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced Tuesday. The 1,200 military personnel come on top of 3,500 already called up specially this month after security contractor G4S said it would not be able to supply the number of guards it promised. The new deployments bring the number of… Read more →
(Reuters) – Police shot at a roving mob in India’s northeastern state of Assam on Tuesday as security forces struggled to contain ethnic fighting that has killed 22 people and left remote hamlets in flames, forcing tens of thousands from their homes. Rioting between Bodo tribespeople and Muslim settlers has raged for days. Several people suffered bullet wounds and others… Read more →
Fighter jets have reportedly launched bomb attacks on Syria’s second city of Aleppo, which, if confirmed, would be the first time Assad forces had used war planes against citizens. Syrian fighter jets launched strikes on Aleppo on Tuesday afternoon, according to the BBC. If such a tactic is confirmed, it would lead to a significant escalation in the 16-month-long conflict…. Read more →
President Barack Obama warned Syria’s Bashar Assad on Monday that he will be held accountable if he makes the “tragic mistake” of using chemical weapons on his own people. His blunt warning came shortly after Syria—gripped by deadly violence since an uprising against Assad that began early last year—threatened to use chemical and biological weapons if attacked from the outside…. Read more →
(multimedia) The strongest storm in 10 years has hit Hong Kong, with dozens in hospitals and hundreds seeking refuge in shelters.
(multimedia) Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates speaks to “CBS This Morning” co-host Erica Hill about the upcoming International AIDS Conference, and the importance of leading in the fight against the disease.
Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi has appointed Water Minister Hisham Qandil as prime minister and asked him to form a new government, state TV says. There has been much speculation over how Mr Mursi will allot cabinet posts. The army officially transferred power to President Mursi on 30 June, but retains some significant prerogatives. On 10 July, the Supreme Constitutional Court… Read more →