UN: South Sudan Becomes Fourth Country to Cross 1 Million Refugee Mark, After Syria, Afghanistan, and Somalia
Over one million South Sudanese refugees have fled the country to avoid being caught up in the violence raging in the country since the civil war started in 2013, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said in a statement on September 16.
A Canadian man who was arrested and jailed two years ago in China on charges of spying and stealing intelligence was released on Tuesday.
Hungary has set up a new government department to help persecuted Christians in the Middle East.
Attacks against Christians in India increased in the first six months of 2016, according to a new report by Evangelical Fellowship of India.
The United States and Israel reached an agreement over a $38 billion package which includes US military assistance and aid to Israel over a period of 10 years. The deal will signed on September 14.
Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron quit the parliament on Monday, about three months after he resigned as the country's leader over June's EU referendum which had paved way for Brexit.
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.