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The official communist Cuban delegation arrived in Lima, Peru, this week for this years Summit of the Americas, chanting pro-Castro slogans and defacing art calling for a free society on the island.

byFrances Martel11 Apr 2018, 1:30 PM PDT0

TOPSHOT - A medical helicopter, from the US-led coalition, flies over the site of Turkish airstrikes near northeastern Syrian Kurdish town of Derik, known as al-Malikiyah in Arabic, on April 25, 2017. Turkish warplanes killed more than 20 Kurdish fighters in strikes in Syria and Iraq, where the Kurds are key players in the battle against the Islamic State group. The bombardment near the city of Al-Malikiyah in northeastern Syria saw Turkish planes carry out 'dozens of simultaneous air strikes' on YPG positions overnight, including a media centre, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. / AFP PHOTO / DELIL SOULEIMAN (Photo credit should read DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Greek forces fired tracer rounds at a Turkish helicopter near the Greek island of Ro in the Aegean Sea on Monday night, in the latest sign of mounting tensions between Athens and Ankara.

byJohn Hayward11 Apr 2018, 12:54 PM PDT0

FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2016 file photo, a man films Li Wenzu, left, wife of imprisoned lawyer Wang Quanzhang, holds a paper that reads

Li Wenzus sixty-mile march to demand answers about the fate of her imprisoned husband Wang Quanzhang was cut short on Tuesday, as she was scooped up by plainclothes police and deposited back at her home under house arrest. Meanwhile, China once again postponed discussions to allow Liu Xia, wife of the late dissident and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, to emigrate to a free country. Liu Xia has effectively been under house arrest for eight years and counting.

byJohn Hayward11 Apr 2018, 12:41 PM PDT0


Taliban narco-jihadists are prepared to fight against the U.S.-NATO coalition and their Afghan counterparts “for a century” if necessary, a spokesman for the terrorist group declared, claiming that the international alliance is on the “brink of defeat.”

byEdwin Mora11 Apr 2018, 12:13 PM PDT0

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeared to strike up an immediate rapport in their first meeting

The United States and India, the largest democracies in the world, are reportedly exploring ways to work together to tame communist Chinas increasingly aggressive economic and military efforts across Asia as soon as possible.

byEdwin Mora11 Apr 2018, 11:35 AM PDT0

A Syrian man mourns after an alleged chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Douma in Syria. At least 78 civilians, including women and children, died according to the initial findings. Photo by Mohammed Hassan/UPI

The World Health Organization published a statement on Wednesday saying it was “deeply alarmed” by reports of chemical weapons deployment in Syria. WHO said it has received reports from partners in the Douma area that roughly 500 patients have been treated for symptoms consistent with toxic exposure, while over 70 deaths were reported from the attack, 43 of them apparently caused by toxic chemical exposure.

byJohn Hayward11 Apr 2018, 11:25 AM PDT0

A popular Indian actress staged a topless display in support of the #MeToo movement in an attempt to draw attention to sexual harassment in the countrys film industry.

byBen Kew11 Apr 2018, 10:54 AM PDT0

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, shown here on October 24, 2017, has denounced Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as the

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman suggested Tuesday that his nations military could join an international coalition against Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad if the U.S.-led coalition against the regime requests Saudi aid.

byFrances Martel11 Apr 2018, 10:42 AM PDT0

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Acting Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Administrator Robert Patterson make an announcement about new tools to combat the opioid crises, at the Justice Department in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Former Trump White House official Ezra Cohen-Watnick is joining the Department of Justice as a national security adviser to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a source confirmed on Wednesday.

byKristina Wong11 Apr 2018, 10:24 AM PDT0

Netanyahu Orban (Karoly Arvai / AFP / Getty)

Notably, the first foreign leader who called Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to congratulate him for his decisive victory in Hungarys parliamentary elections Sunday was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

byCaroline Glick11 Apr 2018, 9:37 AM PDT0

Iran anti-Israel anti-US protest (Ebrahim Noroozi / Associated Press)

Perhaps the next time we hear another hateful comment about the Holocaust from an Iranian official, we can remind ourselves of the two pre- and post-revolutionary Irans.

byJacqueline Saper11 Apr 2018, 9:35 AM PDT0

The Sebastopol Hospital in Reims, France, has ordered the removal of food and water from their patient Vincent Lambert, who suffered severe trauma to the skull in an automobile accident in 2008 that left him a quadriplegic.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.11 Apr 2018, 9:22 AM PDT0

A video image provided by the Syrian Civil Defense, an aid group, of toddlers after a suspected chemical attack in the rebel-held Syrian suburb of Douma on Sunday. Credit Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via Associated Press

TEL AVIV – The U.S. envoy to the UNs disarmament conference slammed the decision to have Syria preside over its coming session, saying the Assad regime does not have the “credibility or moral authority” for such a role.

byDeborah Danan11 Apr 2018, 8:29 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV – The IDF has been put on high alert after Iran threatened to retaliate for the airstrike in Syria attributed to Israel that killed at least 14 people, including seven Iranians.

byDeborah Danan11 Apr 2018, 8:27 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV – The airstrike on Syria attributed to Israel targeted an air base built by Iran and with the knowledge of Russia, constituting the “most significant direct attack” to date, Israels Channel 10 reported on Tuesday night. “All the

byDeborah Danan11 Apr 2018, 8:24 AM PDT0

Mateusz Morawieck (Wojtek Radwanski / AFP / Getty)

Polands restrictive Holocaust law must be abolished so that misunderstandings can be addressed honestly and Polish-Jewish relations can improve.

byShmuley Boteach11 Apr 2018, 8:21 AM PDT0

Polands second city welcomed thousands of visitors Wednesday ahead of Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday as participants in the annual “March of the Living” memorial gathered in the town.

byJoel B. Pollak11 Apr 2018, 8:11 AM PDT0


President Donald Trump blamed the ongoing Russia investigation headed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller for fueling a bad relationship with the country.

byCharlie Spiering11 Apr 2018, 8:04 AM PDT0

Red Velvet, and the little boys smile: The top K-pop girlband will be in Pyongyang this weekend where their performance could set a few hearts racing

North Korea has yet to allow citizens to openly enjoy the music performed before Kim Jong-un at a concert in Pyongyang this month, arresting and prosecuting teens who dare expose themselves to South Korean “K-pop” without government authorization.

byFrances Martel11 Apr 2018, 7:42 AM PDT0

Man typing on a laptop computer. Science Photo Library / ABO

The Pentagon has scrubbed years of data about American servicemembers deployed to combat zones in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria from quarterly reports about the number of troops serving overseas.

byEdwin Mora11 Apr 2018, 6:49 AM PDT0

Navy officials have opened an investigation regarding the placement of a Bible in a public display about POW/MIAs at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Okinawa following formal complaints from an anti-Christian foundation.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.11 Apr 2018, 6:34 AM PDT0

George Soros, Founder and Chairman of the Open Society Foundations arrives for a meeting in Brussels, on April 27, 2017. Meeting will mainly focus on situation in Hungary, including legislative measures that could force the closure of the Central European University in Budapest. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / OLIVIER HOSLET (Photo credit should read OLIVIER HOSLET/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK — A progressive group founded by former leaders of the far-left organization are planning a training session with hundreds of Democratic candidates for major office, advocating messaging that pushes a public health care option for all Americans

byAaron Klein11 Apr 2018, 6:15 AM PDT0

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President Donald Trump issued a threat on Twitter against Russia, warning them that missiles from the United States were directed at Syria.

byCharlie Spiering11 Apr 2018, 4:37 AM PDT0

In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, Baruch Shub, a Holocaust survivor poses for a photo at his apartment in a senior citizens' home in Kfar Saba, Israel. While most of his fellow Jews were being killed or brutalized in Nazi death camps and ghettos, Shub and his friends were hiding out in the forests of the former Soviet Union, trying their best to undermine the Nazi war machine by derailing trains, burning bridges and sabotaging telephone and electricity lines. Israel marks its annual Holocaust memorial day this week, with a dwindling survivor population. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

KFAR SABA, Israel — While most of his fellow Jews were being killed or brutalized in Nazi death camps and ghettos, Baruch Shub and his friends were hiding in the forests of the former Soviet Union, trying to undermine the Nazis by derailing trains, burning bridges, sabotaging communication lines and killing the occasional collaborator.

byBreitbart Jerusalem11 Apr 2018, 3:45 AM PDT0


Prime Minister Theresa May has indicated that more evidence is needed before blaming Bashar al-Assad for the latest chemical attack in Syria and taking military action against his regime.

byLiam Deacon11 Apr 2018, 3:10 AM PDT0


JERUSALEM – The Israeli army said it fired at unspecified Hamas “military targets” in Gaza on Wednesday after a Palestinian bomb attack on an army engineering unit working inside the Hamas-ruled territory.

byBreitbart Jerusalem11 Apr 2018, 2:41 AM PDT0

FILE - In this March 3, 2017 file photo, a U.S. Navy F18 fighter jet lands on the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) following a patrol off the disputed South China Sea. The USS Carl Vinson, which is steaming through the South China Sea, is just one of several high-profile displays of U.S. naval power as President Donald Trump's administration weighs options of how to reassure allies and respond to an assertive China. The current makeup of the aircraft carrier strike group suggests it may not carry out an anticipated freedom of navigation operation just yet. China has scoffed at U.S. patrols and stepped up its own presence. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump faced a decision on whether to strike Syria and risk a clash with Damascus ally Russia, after UN members failed Tuesday to agree on action to probe chemical attacks in the war-wracked country.

byBreitbart Jerusalem11 Apr 2018, 2:32 AM PDT0

Mourners and journalists carry the body of Palestinian journalist Yasser Murtaja, during his funeral in Gaza City on April 7, 2018. Among those killed at Friday's protest was Yasser Murtaja, a photographer with the Gaza-based Ain Media agency, who died from his wounds after being shot, the local health ministry said. Murtaja's company confirmed his death, with witnesses saying he was close to the front of the protests in Southern Gaza when he was hit. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Tuesday said a Gaza journalist who was reportedly killed by Israeli gunfire over the weekend was a member of Hamas.

byBreitbart Jerusalem11 Apr 2018, 1:44 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a conference at the foreign ministry in Jerusalem, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Netanyahu said President Donald Trump

TEL AVIV – In comments that appeared to refer to the Syria missile strike attributed to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that the Jewish state will retaliate against anyone harboring aspirations to harm his country.

byDeborah Danan10 Apr 2018, 10:18 PM PDT0

Trump, Xi far apart

Chinese President Xi Jinpings Tuesday pivot on trade and intellectual property is encouraging to the White House, but the Trump administration will move forward with intentions President Donald Trump has announced until the Chinese government produces concrete actions.

byMichelle Moons10 Apr 2018, 10:11 PM PDT0

CAMP BOST, AFGHANISTAN - SEPTEMBER 11: U.S. service members walk off a helicopter on the runway at Camp Bost on September 11, 2017 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. About 300 marines are currently deployed in Helmand Province in a train, advise, and assist role supporting local Afghan security forces. Currently the United States has about 11,000 troops in the deployed in Afghanistan, with a reported 4,000 more expected to arrive in the coming weeks. Last month, President Donald Trump announced his plan for Afghanistan which called for an increase in troop numbers and a new conditions-based approach to the war, getting rid of a timetable for the withdrawal of American forces in the country. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)

U.S. military air crashes have killed 47 American service members in Afghanistan over the past year, exceeding the 31 who have perished in combat during the same period, the Task & Purpose news outlet found.

byEdwin Mora10 Apr 2018, 4:10 PM PDT0

Pakistani police officers stand guard behind barbed wire to stop Shiite Muslims advancing toward the presidency, during a rally to condemn last weeks twin bombings in Parachinar, the center of Kurram region, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Battered by bombings that have killed scores of people, Pakistan's tribal Shiite Muslims took their protests to the Pakistani capital while in Pakistan's Kurram tribal region, where Shiites dominate. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

Islamabad reportedly sent five engineers and staff employees working in Pakistan back to their home country of China for allegedly attacking police officers who denied them permission to leave their work camp to visit a “red-light” district.

byEdwin Mora10 Apr 2018, 3:54 PM PDT0

A Syrian army tank rolls into the formerly rebel-held area of Beit Nayem in Eastern Ghouta on March 6, 2018

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif claimed on Tuesday that the United States and Israel are “boosting the morale” of Syrian opposition groups in Syria, which he referred to as “terrorist groups,” as well as the Islamic State (ISIS, Daesh).

byAdelle Nazarian10 Apr 2018, 3:27 PM PDT0

China's President Xi Jinping pledged at the Boao Forum a 'new phase of opening up' the world's number-two economy, easing concerns about a possible US trade war

At the Boao Forum for Asias annual conference in the southern Chinese province of Hainan, Chinese President Xi Jinping promoted globalism as the key to mutual prosperity among all nations.

byJohn Hayward10 Apr 2018, 2:33 PM PDT0

All 11,000 people who live on Ambae, in the north of the Pacific archipelago, were ordered to leave after the Manaro Voui volcano rumbled to life and rained rock and ash on villages last week

Australias Fairfax Media revealed on Monday that China is planning to build a permanent military base on the island of Vanuatu, which would put Chinese warships on “Australias doorstep.” Officials from Vanuatu disputed the claim, insisting their country will remain non-aligned.

byJohn Hayward10 Apr 2018, 2:21 PM PDT0

An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) flies by during a training mission at Creech Air Force Base on November 17, 2015 in Indian Springs, Nevada. The Pentagon has plans to expand combat air patrols flights by remotely piloted aircraft by as much as 50 percent over the next few years to meet an increased need for surveillance, reconnaissance and lethal airstrikes in more areas around the world. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

The Russian military has figured out a method of scrambling American drones operating in Syria that can seriously hinder military operations, officials told NBC News on Tuesday.

byBen Kew10 Apr 2018, 2:11 PM PDT0

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refuted remarks by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that the world expects Turkey to hand northern Afrin, Syria, to the Assad regime as soon as possible, replying Tuesday that the affairs of the Turkish military are “up to us, not to Mr. Lavrov.”

byFrances Martel10 Apr 2018, 12:41 PM PDT0

In this April 9, 2018, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads:

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un mentioned “the prospect of the DPRK-U.S. dialogue” during a high-level meeting of the communist Korean Workers Party on Monday, state-controlled media reported over a month after South Korean officials announced that President Donald Trump had accepted an invitation to meet Kim in person.

byFrances Martel10 Apr 2018, 10:25 AM PDT0

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a press conference in Moscow on April 10, 2018

After speaking with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho in Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that his government supports denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States.

byJohn Hayward10 Apr 2018, 10:18 AM PDT0

Supporters of former FARC rebel Jesus Santrich hold flags of his political party to protest his arrest outside the Attorney General Office where he is being held in Bogota, Colombia, Monday, April, 9, 2018. Seuxis Hernandez, a blind rebel ideologue best known by his alias Jesus Santrich, was picked up Monday at his residence in Bogota on charges that he conspired with three others to smuggle several tons of cocaine into the U.S. with a wholesale value of $15 million. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

A top peace negotiator for the Colombian terrorist group FARC who was expected to take a lawmaking seat in Colombias Congress this year was arrested late Monday on charges of attempting to traffic ten tons of cocaine into the United States.

byFrances Martel10 Apr 2018, 10:12 AM PDT0

U.S. Navy

A U.S. Navy destroyer reportedly entered waters near Syria shortly after President Donald Trump promised to make a “major decision” Monday on whether to order airstrikes against Bashar al-Assad.

byBen Kew10 Apr 2018, 10:00 AM PDT0

A cruise missile blasts off from the USS Porter during last year's strike on a Syrian air base in retaliation for a chemical attack

U.S. allies are lining up behind President Donald Trumps promise to make Syrian dictator Bashar Assad pay a “big price” for his latest use of chemical weapons. Syrian forces are reportedly on alert and bracing for possible coalition strikes at military bases across the country.

byJohn Hayward10 Apr 2018, 9:58 AM PDT0

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., speaks during a Congressional Field Hearing on the Affordable Care Act's impact on Americans, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Apache Junction, Ariz.

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) questioned attributions of responsibility to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for Saturdays alleged “poison gas” attack in Syria. He made his remarks in a Monday interview with SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour for Breitbart News Tonight.

byRobert Kraychik10 Apr 2018, 9:33 AM PDT0

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for the director of the CIA, Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) is sworn in at his confirmation hearing before the Senate (Select) Intelligence Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on January 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. Mr. Pompeo is a former Army officer who graduated first in his class from West Point. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins and 49 other international religious liberty leaders are urging Senate leaders to confirm President Donald Trumps nominee for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.

byDr. Susan Berry10 Apr 2018, 8:15 AM PDT0


French President Emmanuel Macron told a meeting of French bishops Monday that he wished to heal Church-State relations in the country, whose particular strain of secularism (“laïcité”) was profoundly colored by the anti-clericalism of the French Revolution and its aftermath.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.10 Apr 2018, 8:07 AM PDT0

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