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A former imam who converted to Christianity is facing extradition from Sweden to his native Iraq, where he may face imprisonment or death for his "apostasy" from Islam. According to an article at Dagen.se (translated by Google):

Anjem Choudary, the British Muslim imam who advocates Sharia law for Britain and calls British soldiers murderers, says the royal wedding in London April 29 is a likely target for a terrorist attack.

The European Union announced that national governments may not provide tax-exempt status to charities and non-profit organizations, prompting a backlash from some national governments which vowed to battle the ruling.

The term “liberal” is highly misleading in modern usage. The Latin root word from which it is derived means “liberty” or “freedom.” Few people involved in modern politics would associate liberty with liberalism.

The Irish Central Bank announced yesterday that its banks will need an additional €24 billion (or about $34 billion) in the next few months to show investors and account holders that the banks will not collapse in the near future.

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