U.S. Ends Restrictions on Weapons Exports to India

The United States on Jan. 25 said it was ending export restrictions for India’s defense and space industries, eyeing trade with a nation shunned for more than a decade over its nuclear weapons program. “These actions will open important new opportunities for our companies and governments on cooperating in the defense and space areas,” said… Read More U.S. Ends Restrictions on Weapons Exports to India

Pope: Christians not taking “Eucharist” should regret

Especially during the week of prayer, he said, Christians should feel “regret for the impossibility” of sharing the Eucharist. The Pope in Rome wants to unite all Christian’s around the Roman Catholic celebration of the eucharist. This is what the Catholic Herald has quoted the Pope saying in an Vatican audience attended by 2.500 people.… Read More Pope: Christians not taking “Eucharist” should regret

Verdict upheld for Christian father and his two sons burned alive in 1999

The Supreme Court on January 21 upheld the verdict of the Orissa High Court and gave a life sentence to Bajrang Dal activist Dara Singh, who burnt alive Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons, Philip and Timothy, aged 10 and six respectively, on the night of January 22, 1999, as they slept in… Read More Verdict upheld for Christian father and his two sons burned alive in 1999

“Days of rage” rock Egypt, Lebanon

Protesters in Egypt and Lebanon have proclaimed today a “day of rage” with Lebanese Sunnis protesting against the nomination of the new prime minister, and Egyptians protesting against the Mubarak government. The situations in Egypt and Lebanon have very, very little in common, if anything at all. Hezbollah with a backing of Syria engineered a… Read More “Days of rage” rock Egypt, Lebanon