A year after the attack on a Jewish kosher grocery in Paris in which four hostages were killed before police fatally shot the lone jihadist gunman, hundreds of French soldiers are still patrolling Jewish neighborhoods, protecting their schools, synagogues, and other "sensitive sites."

Irish pastor James McConnell, tried for preaching a sermon in which he said he didn’t trust Muslims, was acquitted Tuesday of all charges by a Belfast judge.

Yesterday, North Korea — known for bluff and bluster — claimed to have successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb. The Hermit Kingdom said the test detonation of a miniaturized hydrogen bomb was conducted "in the most perfect manner" and will serve as a deterrent to the "ever-growing nuclear threat and blackmail by the U.S.-led hostile forces."

The Communist Chinese dictatorship approved a controversial “anti-terror” decree last month that, among other troubling provisions, purports to authorize foreign deployments of police, soldiers, and special forces to battle alleged “terrorists” and "extremists" — or perhaps dissidents so labeled by the regime — wherever they may be in the world.

Chinese Uyghurs who have gone abroad to escape persecution at home are subject to being tracked down and harassed by Chinese intelligence agents while overseas. Furthermore, relatives of Uyghurs who are in exile in the United States and Canada have been jailed back in Xinjiang.