Personal Liberty Digest™ will be upgraded this weekend to reflect a dynamic new look and mobile-friendly viewing to enhance your experience! Plus, we'll be providing even more of the compelling content you've come to expect, delivered in a whole new way!

  Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

World Events


China Bests United States In Several Industries

China’s gross domestic product is measured at about $6.5 trillion and America’s GDP is more than $15.2 trillion, according to the International Monetary Fund. Last year, China’s economy expanded at more than 9 percent. America’s GDP grew only 2 percent. Most economists expect China’s economy to surpass the United States’ in the next decade or two.

Bin Laden SEAL Team Rescues Hostages In Somalia

The same Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden rescued two hostages, one of whom is an American citizen, from kidnappers in Somalia in a raid Tuesday night.

IMF: For 2012 China Dominates Global Economy, U.S. Stalls, Europe In Decline

On Tuesday, the International Monetary Fund said that it predicts slowing global economic growth and a rising risk of global economic calamity if governments fail to act appropriately.

EU Imposes Sanctions On Iran

Following the U.S. move to tighten sanctions on Iran late last year, the European Union has moved to ban the import of all Iranian crude oil and petroleum products — a measure that may lead to the Iranians closing the vital Strait of Hormuz.

New Cases Of Bird Flu In Asia, Mideast Spark Concerns

New cases of the H5N1 virus — or bird flu — are being reported more frequently throughout Asia and the Mideast. On Thursday, Vietnam confirmed its first human death resulting from the virus since April 2010. The fatality came just one day after neighboring Cambodia reported a bird flu death.

North Koreans Still Crying

Any North Korean who failed to show up or to mourn the death of Kim Jong Il convincingly enough are likely a little upset now, as the government is handing down at least six months in a labor-training camp to anybody who didn’t participate.

Greece Classifies Pedophiles, Pyromaniacs ‘Disabled’

Most of the news coming from Greece over the past year has been related to economic collapse, but the bureaucrats running that country have found a way to enrage its citizens without relying on its failed economic policy.

Terrorists ‘Like’ Social Networks

A new report by the University of Haifa says that terrorist activity is increasingly moving to the Internet as groups designated as terrorist organizations use forms of social media to convey messages and gain supporters.

Kim Jong Un Orders All Defectors Shot

Kim Jong Un, who seized power in North Korea following the death of his father Kim Jong Il, recently demonstrated that the regime will not be softening under his rule. This week, sources reported Kim Jong Un ordered that defectors attempting to flee the country be shot.

Iran, U.S. Officials Both In Talks With Taliban

Iran, worried that new U.S. negotiations with the Taliban will lead to Western troops remaining in Afghanistan beyond 2014, is working to fuel anti-American sentiment in the region and build its own ties with Taliban leaders.

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.