February 2016 Headlines

North Korea Launches Satellite Violating U.N Resolutions

North Korea announced Sunday that it has put a satellite into orbit. The government also said in a special announcement read on state-run North Korean TV said that it will launch more satellites

Extremist Free Australian Missionary Kidnapped in Burkina Faso

Islamic extremist have freed an Australian missionary woman who was kidnapped last month in northern Burkina Faso. Her husband remains in captivity despite efforts by officials to secure his release.

 

Radical Revival Falls on China's State-Controlled Churches

Scores of people are dancing, blowing shofars, and worshipping God. You might think these images come from a charismatic service in America, but they're not. This is communist China. George Thomas gives us an exclusive look at this move of the Spirit in the most unlikely of places.

'This Is Not the Time to Leave.' Why This Pastor Won't Abandon His Country

WASHINGTON -- We hear a lot about the refugees fleeing Syria, but what is life like for the Syrian people still inside the country?

 

Over 100 Missing and 26 Dead from Taiwan Earthquake

Rescuers continue to search for people as they pull  more survivors from the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful earthquake in southern Taiwan.

 

'It's Genocide,' Europe Says of Christian Slaughter by ISIS

The European Parliament has unanimously passed a resolution calling the Islamic State's targeted killing of religious minorities "genocide," calling for perpetrators to be charged with crimes against humanity. What effect does the resolution have?

UN: Millions More Girls at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation

At least 200 million women and girls globally face genital mutilation, according to a United Nations report, nearly 70 million more than previously estimated.

Irish Bakers Get Unexpected Support from Gay Rights Activist

Two Christian bakers convicted of discrimination charges for refusing to bake a cake promoting gay marriage has received public support from an unexpected source.

German Police Arrest ISIS Connected Jihadists Disguised as Refugees

German authorities arrested two Algerian men suspected of having ties to ISIS and planning a terrorist attack on German soil.

China's New Year Gift: Two Child Per Family

The Chinese New Year celebration begins this weekend, and this year Chinese citizens have an extra reason to celebrate thanks to the new two-child policy. But the revision also reveals a troubling trend.

Terror Group Al-Shabab Suspected in Somalia Plane Blast

Officials in Somalia say they have so far found no evidence of a criminal act in an explosion aboard an airliner that killed one person.

Could These Young Victims of War Change Syria’s Future?

Hundreds of thousands of children refugees face a discouraging future, with no education available and no opportunities. But one group is ministering to these kids by giving them a chance at an education. Could it change Syria's future?

Kerry Seeks Stronger Relations with China Amid Tensions in Asia

Tensions remain high in East Asia over North Korea's recent nuclear test and territorial disputes with China. Secretary of State John Kerry has just concluded a visit to Beijing where he hoped to ease strained relations.

Could Sunday School Raids in Britian Be Around the Corner?

British Christians fear a government proposal to curb Islamic extremism will affect religious liberty for churches.

Britain Allows Embryo-Killing Genetic Experiments

The government of Britain has taken the shocking step of now allowing scientists to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos.

France Bulldozes 'Jungle' Church Serving Christian Refugees

French police bulldozed a church serving Christian refugees in a camp in Calais called "the jungle."

French Demolish Migrant Church, Mosque at Camp

After allowing believers one last chance to pray, French authorities demolished a makeshift church and mosque Monday as part of a security operation at a camp in Calais populated by thousands of migrants.

Children Bombed, Burned Alive by Islamists in Nigeria and Syria

Islamic terrorists struck again over the weekend, with Boko Haram burning children alive in Nigeria and ISIS bombing school children in Syria.

Rape, Murder Unraveling Swedish Multiculturalism

Sweden is discovering that perhaps wide-open immigration is not all that it's cracked up to be, as the migrant situation continues to melt down amidst sexual attacks, murder, and official cover-ups.