Photo: Wikipedia British scientists plan to harness the power of the internet to catch outbreaks of killer infections before they spread. The researchers will use online surveillance to monitor millions of web searches where people have looked up symptoms related to conditions such as HIV, MRSA or dangerous strains of flu. They say this will help them to locate in… Read more →
(AP PHOTO/AMR NABIL) A mass exodus of Christians is currently underway. Millions of Christians are being displaced from one end of the Islamic world to the other. We are reliving the true history of how the Islamic world, much of which prior to the Islamic conquests was almost entirely Christian, came into being. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recently said:… Read more →
So-called Muslim patrols are again active in London – with vigilantes trying to impose Islamic ideals on the local population. And while arrests may have tempered the activists’ zeal, they continue to promote their views – some of which are quite radical. But moderate Muslim leaders fear their actions could discredit the whole community, as RT’s Sara Firth reports.
Photo: EPA. Savers and investors face further “wealth confiscation” in Europe as the continent struggles to resolve the single currency’s problems, a bank chief has said. European politicians will take the “easy option” of taking money from the rich rather than raising taxes and cutting spending to deal with the continent’s debt problem, Lars Christensen, the head of Saxo Bank,… Read more →
It started as a peaceful protest but ended in violent clashes with police after Spain announced the worst unemployment figures since records began.
Spain’s unemployment rate soared to a new record of 27.2% of the workforce in the first quarter of 2013, according to official figures. The total number of unemployed people in Spain has now passed the six million figure, although the rate of the increase has slowed. The figures underline Spain’s struggle to emerge from an economic crisis which began five… Read more →
Fiery clashes broke out between protesters and police in Paris on Tuesday, hours after France legalized gay marriage. The vote followed a wrenching national debate that exposed deep conservatism in the nation’s heartland and triggered huge demonstrations. Legions of police officers stayed late into the night. A protest against the measure turned violent near the Invalides complex of museums and… Read more →
Tripoli, Libya (CNN) – A car bomb exploded just outside the French embassy in Tripoli early Tuesday morning, injuring two French security guards and a local girl, officials said. The blast was so powerful it blew the front wall off the embassy. Windows of nearby buildings in this upscale, largely residential neighborhood were also blown out. Deputy Prime Minister Awad Barasi… Read more →
Mr Osborne said an independent Scotland would be forced to adopt new currency arrangements that would be a “very deep dive into uncharted waters”. He said the people of the rest of the UK would be unwilling to grant a Scottish government a veto over its monetary policy, as the proposed currency union would entail. Launching a new report from… Read more →
BREAKING NEWS: Multiple explosions echoed from inside a house as police in Boston massed inside a perimeter set up to contain the remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing. The situation was fluid, and the latest development came in the city’s Watertown section after a chaotic night of mayhem that included the murder of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer and… Read more →