Lanterns Columns
Jerusalem has been the home of the Jews for 3,000 years – to deny it is Israel's capital is Fake History

Fake news is a problem, but fake history is worse. And fake history has a lot to do with the troubles in the Middle East and the controversy surrounding Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.   President Trump a

The Latest: British PM May makes surprise stop in Iraq

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia –  The Latest on developments from British Prime Minister Theresa May's Middle East tour (all times local): 7 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has made a surprise visit to

Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over as Zimbabwe's president: Who are the key players in the leadership change?

Emmerson Mnangagwa took over as president of Zimbabwe Friday after the extraordinary exit of Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa served as Mugabe’s vice president until he was fired and fled the African nation for his safe

US opposes Nazi speech, but won't vote at UN to ban it

The United States plans to vote at the United Nations against a yearly resolution condemning the glorification of Nazism, State Department officials said Wednesday, adding an odd complication to a seeming point of intern

President Trump served 360-year-old soy sauce at South Korean state dinner

It’s widely known that President Donald Trump prefers ketchup with his steak, but he was treated to an altogether new condiment in South Korea the other night.   At Tuesday’s state dinner in Seoul,

Philippines leader Duterte says he is willing to shoot criminals himself

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would be willing to shoot criminals himself after sidelining the police 10 days ago in his deadly war on drugs.   He made the comments Friday and they come afte

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