Observers say genocidal killings are being carried out by armed Buddhist police in the internment camps housing the Rohingya Muslims, one of the most persecuted communities in the world, according to the UN
Jehovah’s Witnesses are celebrating the centenary of the group’s belief that Jesus Christ began ruling over God’s Kingdom in 1914. One of the biggest gatherings – more than 70,000 delegates from 60 countries – is held at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, where under the motto ‘Keep Seeking First God’s Kingdom’, some 500 people are baptised by total immersion.Launch Slideshow 8 PHOTOS
Sweden, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are all reporting massively increased military trespassing by the Russian military
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A new drug lets you drink without becoming a drunk.
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