April 2015 Headlines
President Barack Obama is once again stopping short of calling the 1915 massacre of 2 million Armenians a genocide, prompting anger and disappointment on the 100th anniversary of the massacre.
As world powers focus on trying to curb Iran's nuclear pursuits, there's new evidence that North Korea is building nuclear bombs at an alarming rate.
New details are emerging about the man French authorities say had plans to carry out another terror attack near Paris. This one was specifically targeting Christians.
Blaming the "fog of war," President Obama revealed that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan inadvertently killed an American and an Italian, two hostages held by al-Qaida, as well as two other Americans who had leadership roles with the terror network.
Mona Walter is on a mission. Her mission is for more Muslims to know what is in the Koran. She says if more Muslims knew what was in the Koran, more would leave Islam.
Despite tough battles in Iraq, with wins and losses, the influence of ISIS -- and other radical Islamist groups -- is still scoring victories by making new converts from other countries.
Italian police have arrested 20 people suspected of membership in an al Qaeda-linked terror ring in Italy. Cops say some members of the ring are responsible for "numerous bloody acts of terrorism in Pakistan."
Tens of thousands of people prepared to spend a chilly night in the open after a powerful earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday, killing more than 1,180 people.
On CBN News Weekend, April 25: The U.S. border patrol is bracing for another mad rush of immigrants. Meanwhile the Italian coast guard is having a hard time stoppping a dangerous human trafficking operation in the Mediterranean.
As the U.S. focuses on the Mideast, China is gradually swallowing up territory claimed by its neighbors. Now there's fear that even a small disagreement could easily escalate into a larger regional conflict.
The Saudi-led coalition resumed airstrikes against Shiite rebels in Yemen, less than 24 hours after announcing its air campaign was over.
Top security officials in France say they've arrested an Islamic jihadist in Paris who was planning an attack on at least one church.
The Obama administration says Iran is "at most" two to three months away from enriching enough nuclear fuel for an atomic bomb, an estimate that's been known for years but kept classified until now.
Prosecutors in Italy are building their case against the traffickers responsible for what may be the Mediterranean's worst migrant disaster.
Dozens of Ethiopian families are reeling after their loved ones were slaughtered by ISIS in Libya.
An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted Islamic President Mohammed Morsi, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, to 20 years in prison.
The situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate, with Iran at the center of the latest developments.
As relations between the United States and Cuba begin to thaw a surprising spiritual reality is emerging, the Cuban Church is thriving.
A ship carrying nearly a thousand migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Seas. It's believed only 28 people survived.
President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran may face serious troubles in Congress.
At least 10 people are dead and many more wounded in Somalia after a bomb exploded on a bus carrying United Nations workers.
The Islamic State released a new video Sunday that appears to show the coordinated executions of dozens of Ethiopian Christians in Libya.
Christians in Niger are puting back the pieces of their lives after Muslims destroyed their homes and churches. But instead of seeking revenge, the Christians are offering forgiveness.
Pope Francis and French President Francois Hollande on Sunday both called for international action after a boat crowded with migrants capsized in the sea north of Libya overnight.
A video released by ISIS on Sunday appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians by the extremist group's Libyan affiliates.
For one church in South Korea, meeting only once a week on Sundays is hardly enough. Myungsung Church in Seoul gathers for early morning prayer every day, and it's been doing it for 35 years.
A security official says that at least 30 people have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked a bank branch in eastern Afghanistan.
Police in Australia say they have arrested five men on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks on police officers.
As the U.S. and Cuba relationship begins to thaw, a surprising spiritual reality is emerging. Also, could a new Medicare bill could cause doctors to join in "mini death panels," according to some health care analysts?
Iranian prison guards holding American Pastor Saeed Abedini have reportedly given him a warning: deny Jesus Christ and return to Islam or stay imprisoned for life.
The young musicians in this story have performed around the world. They've even met European royalty. Yet they live in a garbage dump in South America!
Italian authorities arrested 15 Muslims for throwing 12 Christians overboard a migrant boat traveling from Africa to Italy this week.
The U.S. Border Patrol is bracing for another spike in the number of people trying to cross America's southern border. As people make the dangerous trek, a network has developed to help them along the way.
A Christian missionary is fighting for her life after being shot in the head in Karachi, Pakistan, in an apparent terrorist attack.
Seventy years have passed since the liberation of the Nazi death camps. The number of Holocaust survivors is dwindling, but a new technology is keeping their stories alive in a surprising way.
Kidnappings, beheadings and rape.These acts carried out by the Islamic State are inspiring evil beyond the Middle East, even as far as Southeast Asia.
The forces of Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir have bombed the Christian and black African populations in the Nuba. Thousands have been killed in the attacks.
The perils of religious minorities took center stage in Washington, D.C., as speakers from around the world met at the International Christian Concern press conference.
Al Qaeda in Yemen says its top Islamic leader has been killed in a drone strike.
Islamic State fighters have captured three villages and a power plant near the city of Ramadi in western Iraq.
The White House says President Barack Obama is removing Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a key step in President Barack Obama's bid to normalize relations between the two countries.
Tuesday marks one year since 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists in Nigeria.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is visiting the White House Tuesday to make an in-person appeal to President Barack Obama to invest more in the fight against ISIS.
In eastern Ukraine, fighting rages on in the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk despite peace talks this week.
A growing number of national security experts say China may actually pose the greatest long-term national security threat to America than some of the more talked about threats in today's headlines.
The jihadist group posted an online video that shows them taking sledgehammers and jackhammers to artifacts and even using explosives to destroy items dating back to the 13th century B.C.
President Barack Obama is facing stiff opposition at home over his plans to normalize U.S. relations with Cuba.
The Islamic State is demanding a $30 million ransom to release hundreds of Christian hostages.
Secretary of State John Kerry is urging congressional opponents of the emerging nuclear deal with Iran to "hold their fire" until they see a final agreement in two months.
Pope Francis drew a sharp reaction from Turkey on Sunday by calling the slaughter of Armenians "the first genocide of the 20th century".
The U.S. and Cuba have engaged in the highest level meeting between the two governments in more than half a century.
Remember Heather Mercer? She was one of several Christian aid workers held hostage by the Taliban back in 2001.She's back in the Middle East with a new enemy -- ISIS.
A couple of churches about 1,500 miles apart are helping poor farmers in countries about a thousand miles apart, and it's all for Christ and coffee.
The much-touted preliminary nuclear deal with Iran just hit a major stumbling block: Iran's supreme religious leader and the man who calls all the shots in this hardline Islamic country.
Islam is the world's fastest growing religion, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. And it's mainly due to much higher Muslim birth rates.
Christians around the world celebrated Easter Sunday, taking time to also remember those who suffer for the faith.
The Kenyan government is continuing its crackdown on individuals and groups suspected of financing Islamic extremists.
The Islamic State released more than 200 Yazidis Wednesday who had been held captive for eight months.
A television network in France has been hacked by a group claiming ties to the Islamic State.
Russian hackers were behind the electronic break in of the State Department in recent months, according to a CNN report.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former Muslim and an outspoken critic of radical Islam, is taking her message of the need for an Islamic reformation to the news media.
U.S. and Middle East officials are warning that Iranian involvement in Yemen could lead to a greater regional war in the Middle East.
Kenyan warplanes bombed suspected al-Shabab terrorist camps in Somalia Monday. The strikes are retaliation for the group's brutal attack last week on Kenya's Garissa College University that left 148 dead.
There's growing pressure today on the White House's so-called "historic understanding" with Iran.
The Panama Canal has represented the shortest route to global shipping between the east and the west for more than 100 years. Now other countries are looking to get into the game, creating big changes in Central America.
British authorities have arrested two teenagers in northern England suspected of planning acts of terrorism.
In recent years, archaeological discoveries from Israel and across the ancient Roman Empire are confirming stories from the Bible.
President Barack Obama is defending the framework agreement with Iran in the face of tough criticism from Israel and its supporters.
In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa.
Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab on Saturday warned of more attacks in Kenya like the assault on Garissa University College in which 148 people were killed.
More than 500 people are dead and tens of thousands displaced because of fighting in Yemen, according the United Nations. At least 90 of the deceased are children.
Kenyan authorities have imposed a curfew in the northeast part of that country a day after radical Muslims slaughtered at least 147 Christian university students.
After eight days of negotiations, President Barack Obama says a framework nuclear agreement has been reached between Iran and the six world powers.
Russia threatened to use nuclear aggression to defend its takeover of Crimea, the London Observer
The number of fighters leaving home to join al Qaeda and the Islamic State is higher than it has ever been before, according to a recent U.N. report.
After months of negotiations, the Obama administration has reached what it calls a "historic understanding" with Iran over its nuclear program.
At least 147 people were killed and some dozens of others injured Thursday after Al-Shabab gunmen launched an attack at Garissa University College in eastern Kenya.
Jenelle and her husband adopted Makalynne from China and were later told she had only a few years to live due to her illness. After they received a heavenly revelation during an Easter play, they knew Makalynne would be okay.
Nuclear negotiations with Iran are now running into overtime and it's unclear what type of deal will be reached -- if any.
Iraq's interior minister said the city of Tikrit will be recaptured from ISIS "within the coming hours."
Company execs visited the site of the Germanwings crash Wednesday amid mounting questions about the co-pilot and how much his employers knew about his mental health.