A South Korean newspaper has reported that North Korea executed 80 people in early November, some for such prohibited activities as watching TV and possessing Bibles.
In his candid appraisal of the letter from Germany’s Angela Merkel and France’s Nicolas Sarkozy to the European Union meeting that starts Friday in Brussels, Dan Murphy makes clear that this summit will be different from the previous 20: This one is determined to override national sovereignty to save the euro. The core of the letter is the offer of the fatal alternative to the eurozone nations: Either give up essential sovereign control over your budgets to the EU, or destroy the euro.
Every region and virtually every country in the world is now involved in some type of sovereignty-killing transnational plot, as the global establishment drives humanity toward so-called global governance. Consider the African Union and the Union of South American Nations.
A court in Iran has denied the appeal of a U.S. citizen and pastor who was sentenced in January to eight years in an Iranian prison.
The killings of several Christians by Islamist mobs in Egypt have been tied to the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi.
Australia’s scandal-infested Catholic Church is now paying a terrible penalty for its eagerness, almost half a century ago, to become a pensioner of Big Government. Let Americans study the results, and take warning.
Canadians in Alberta found out the hard way that no right is fundamental to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. When the police evacuated residents’ homes as a result of flooding last month and told residents that they would have to wait for permission to return, homeowners were angry enough. But to make matters worse, many of them found that the police seized a “large quantity of firearms” from the evacuated homes.