The United States in the past decade has now killed at least 225,000 people in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. How could one argue against a Muslim who once admired the United States but has been convinced, by the actions of the country under Bush and Obama, that we are bent on his destruction? -- David Bromwich in Huffpo
Ancient coins, a map with an "X," a secret cave: It sounds like something out of a kid's book. Instead, it's an Australian professor's archaeological quest. During World War II, a soldier stationed on the Wessel Islands off northern Australia found several mysterious coins in the sand. Years later, a...
Catholic leader urges world leaders to do more to help the poor as secretive Vatican Bank plans to boost transparency.
Ruh roh! A Coke formula claim involving a Georgia man, an estate sale, and one of the world’s most closely guarded secrets threatens to demystify America’s arguably favored cola for good. The Georgia man’s Coke formula claim stems from a recent purchase he made during a “treasure hunt” at an estate sale, and a possible inadvertent [...]Show More Summary
By Scott Martelle In 1942, the U.S. government created an instant, secret city in rural Tennessee to process uranium for the world’s first atomic bomb. And Rosie, it turns out, did much more than drive rivets.
While the world grapples with Syria's apparent use of chemical weapons, there are still lingering unanswered questions about the Syrian regime's secret nuclear program, a top State Department official said Monday. Israel attacked a partially constructed nuclear reactor inside Syria in September, 2007, destroying it before it became operational. Show More Summary
The sand sculpture world championship got underway on April 28 at the former imperial estate of Kolomenskoye in Moscow. Taking part are famous artists from around the world. The theme of this year's competition is Secrets of the World’s Peoples.
(BERLIN) — They were feasts of sublime asparagus — laced with fear. And for more than half a century, Margot Woelk kept her secret hidden from the world, even from her husband. Then, a few months after her 95th birthday, she revealed the truth about her wartime role: Adolf Hitler‘s food taster. Show More Summary
There was a secret history of twenty-first-century American war crying out to be written. Now, we have it in the form of Jeremy Scahill's latest book, Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield.
Secrets and lies are commonplace in relationships, not only in the United States, but in the world. 43 percent of men and 33 percent of women say they keep major secrets from each other.
What happens when people are given the opportunity to tell their secrets to the world? Watch the video above to find out. Below, you'll also...
John Sparks speaks with North Korean defectors and activists to get an understanding of the secretive regime and how technology is helping the outside world to seep across the border.
What do we know about Kim?He's the third and youngest son of former North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, the "Dear Leader" who died in 2011. Because of the secretive nature of the regime, no one outside of Pyongyang's ruling elite knows the young Kim's precise birth date — experts think he is 29 or 30 years old — or his mother's true identity. Show More Summary
Greece may have a novel way of solving its debt problems: Get Germany to pay billions in decades-old war reparations. The Greek finance ministry commissioned a secret report that says Germany owes the country big time over World War II. Though the Greek newspaper, To Vima, that printed the report...
A long-term analysis of more than 2.5 million leaked e-mails and financial documents, conducted by several news organizations, has shed some rare light on the secretive network of tax havens and offshore accounts where a number of the world’s elite … Continue reading ?
Millions of internal records have leaked from Britain's offshore financial industry, exposing for the first time the identities of thousands of holders of anonymous wealth from around the world, from presidents to plutocrats, the daughter...Show More Summary
It looks like rare earth elements aren't the only commodity China has been allegedly keeping to itself. According to a recent study published in the journal Fish and Fisheries, the Chinese have been drastically underreporting the number of fish that Chinese ships catch in other countries' waters every year. While China tells the UNFAO, the U.N. Show More Summary
A cache of 2.5 million secret files offers the chance to peer behind the curtain of the world’s offshore money market, detailing the involvement of more than 120,000 companies and trusts, and politicians, con men and scores of the mega-rich. The...Show More Summary
Three in 10 Americans believe that a 'secretive power elite' is conspiring to rule the world through an authoritarian government and one in five Republicans believes President Obama is the 'anti-Christ,' according to a survey of the nation's most popular conspiracy theories. Show More Summary
A Cold War command post in the Netherlands is the home to CyberBunker, an organisation accused of slowing down the world wide web. Head of CyberBunbker Sven Olaf Kamphuis has claimed that he is not responsible for the online attack on Spamhaus but is a spokesman for the culprits.http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2300810/Revealed-Secretive-fanatic-worst-cyber-attack.html