Slovenian police have clashed with anti-government protestors opposing restrictive coronavirus measures in the small Alpine nation ahead of a European Union summit.
The US and Israel sent their respective National Security Advisers to the White House on Tuesday for talks on Iran’s nuclear program, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
An independent commission in France has published a major report showing that over a 70 year period an estimated 330,000 children were sexually abused in the French Catholic Church, Deutche Welle (DW) reports.
Hurricane Ida may have incurred losses as high as $41 billion insured losses nationwide, making it one of the costliest disasters in U.S. history, Reinsurance News (RN) reports.
A 78-year-old Christian man in Nigeria’s Kogi state was killed Saturday during a rescue operation to free him from his Fulani herdsmen abductors, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Julius Oshadumo was among an estimated 3,000 Christians abducted by jihadists in Nigeria this year; he died on the same day that Fulani militants murdered three other Christians in Kogi state.
Nearly all of the social network Eastern European “troll farms ran Facebook’s top pages for American Christians,” groups that distribute fake news and propaganda, leaked documents show.
Social media services Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram slowly reconnected to the global internet Monday, nearly six hours into a massive outage that underscored the limitations of worldwide communications.
American scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian have won the Nobel Prize in medicine for their discoveries into how the human body perceives temperature and touch. The revelations awarded Monday in Stockholm, Sweden, could lead to new ways of treating pain or even heart disease.
Tens of thousands of people marched through Amsterdam on Sunday to protest coronavirus measures that have divided the Netherlands and challenged its liberal traditions.
A pentecostal evangelist in India’s Himachal Pradesh state was arrested Tuesday for distributing Bibles and Gospel pamphlets, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. India ranks 10 on the US Open Doors Watch List of top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted: the persecution of believers has intensified since the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party came to power in 2014.
The Rev. Yohanna Shuaibu of New Life Church in Nigeria’s Kano state was hacked to death last month by an Islamist mob apparently angered that the pastor had led many Muslims to Christ, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
A mob of around 100 Hindu nationalists invaded a church in India’s Chhattisgarh state on Sunday, August 29, beating up congregants, destroying property, and setting up and worshipping Hindu idols in the sanctuary, Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) reports. Christian leaders in Chhattisgarh have denounced the continuing inaction of authorities to deal with the ongoing harassment and attacks against believers in the state by Hindu nationalists.
A 16-year-old Christian youth has died after being burned in an acid attack by suspected Hindu nationalists in India’s Bihar state, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Nitish Kumar died on September 26, forty-six days after unknown criminals on a motorbike poured acid on him from behind; no one has been arrested.
Americans face massive shortages of consumer goods ranging from cars to shoes ahead of Christmas as the global supply chain almost collapses due to restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials warned late Sunday.
Germany has demanded the “humane” treatment of migrants at the European Union’s external border with Belarus. The appeal comes days after Worthy News and other outlets highlights the plight of migrants fleeing war persecution and poverty who are trapped near Poland.
Georgia’s former President Mikheil Saakashvili was detained Friday when returning to his home country after some eight years in exile.
A pastor and his co-worker are weighing their options after an Algerian court upheld their one-year suspended prison term for “shaking the faith of Muslims” through selling literature.
One of the first women to be prosecuted for Nazi-era crimes in decades has been captured after trying to flee before her trial in northern Germany, authorities confirmed late Thursday.
At least six Christians have recently been detained by police in India’s Karnataka state after Hindu nationalists leveled false accusations against them, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Rights groups report that Hindu extremists have increasingly abused anti-conversion and blasphemy laws to harass and persecute Christians in India; Hindu nationalists have been emboldened in these endeavors since their Bharatiya Janata party came to power in 2014.
Evangelicals belonging to the UK’s Church of Wales are requesting a new bishop to represent them in light of the church governing body’s recent vote to allow blessing services for same-sex couples, the Christian Post (CP) reports.