Syrian Ceasefire: US and Russia Negotiate Peace Deal to Attempt Long-Term Solution to Syria Crisis, Fight Against ISIS
The US and Russia agreed upon a ceasefire plan for Syria, which will be effective from the evening of September 12. The deal proposes a 48-hour truce, which can then be extended for the whole week.
Persecution charity Open Doors has opened a first-of-its-kind trauma center in Nigeria to support the victims of terrorist attacks across the country.
Mother Teresa, the acclaimed nun who served the poorest of the poor in Indian city of Kolkata all her life, was canonized by Pope Francis in Vatican city.
At least 14 people died in a bomb attack in Davao City of Philippines, and a “state of lawlessness” was declared by President Rodrigo Duterte.
Two militant attacks took place in Northwestern Pakistan on Friday that targeted a Christian neighborhood and a district court, leaving at least 13 people killed and 54 wounded.
Egypt’s parliament has passed a new law to regulate the churches, which has invoked mixed reactions from Christians in the country.
About a million protesters flooded the streets of Venezuelan capital Caracas to demand constitutional right to recall referendum.
A pregnant woman in Singapore was tested positive for Zika virus. She is among the 115 confirmed cases of the virus detected in the city-state.
Five Chinese Christian detainees in Zhejiang province were released on August 28 after four months in prison.
Russia's new anti-conversion laws have affected two Christians -- both of whom are the first victims to have faced punishment for evangelizing, and are also foreign citizens. One of the victims is a US Baptist preacher Donald Ossewaarde, and the other is a Ghanaian Protestant Ebenezer Tuah.
A man carrying a bomb and an axe attacked a Catholic priest in Indonesia during Sunday service at St Yoseph Church in North Sumatra.
Boko Haram Violence Toll: 1.4 Million Children Displaced, Thousands Suffering Severe Malnutrition in Lake Chad Region, Says UNICEF
Boko Haram insurgency in Africa has left 1.4 million children displaced and another one million rendered vulnerable in remote parts of the region still occupied by Boko Haram, according to a recent UNICEF report.
About 250 people were killed in a 6.2 magnitude earthquake that rocked Italy, and dozens more are reported missing. Hundreds of people were wounded, and thousands are left without homes.
Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi's appeal to overturn the death penalty for alleged blasphemy charges will be heard by the country's highest court this October.
About 54 people were killed and over 70 injured when a suspected ISIS suicide bomber blew himself up at a Kurdish wedding celebration in Gaziantep province, Turkey. At least 22 of the victims in the attack were under the age of 14.