October 2010 Headlines

Stakelbeck on Terror: The Islamization of Great Britain

CBN News interviews two members of the British House of Lords who are fighting back against the Islamization of Great Britain.

Drug Money Funding Chavez, Islamic Terror Groups

Powerful cartels have made a fortune in the drug trade along the U.S.-Mexico border. Now, rogue dictators and Islamic terrorist groups are following their example.

Evangelist Palau Spreads 'Love' in Uganda

In the African nation of Uganda, one of the next generation of evangelists is impacting a new generation of Africans.

Mail Bomb in Dubai Sent on Passenger Planes

One of two powerful bombs mailed from Yemen to Chicago-area synagogues traveled on two passenger planes within the Middle East, a spokesman for Qatar Airways said Sunday.

Missionary: 'N. Korean Captors Tortured Me'

A Korean American missionary who was held captive in North Korea says he suffered sexual abuse and other forms of torture at the hands of his jailors.

From Darkness to Light: A Chilean Miner's Story

CBN News interviewed Chilean miner Jose Henriquez, the man some called "The Pastor," who helped his companions go from darkness into the light.

James Bond Car Sells for $4.1M at Auction

The car driven by the world's most famous secret agent has been auctioned off for charity.

Experts: Haiti Cholera Outbreak Not Over

With deaths from the cholera outbreak in Haiti having climbed above 300, health experts are warning the epidemic is far from over.

South Korea: North Korea Opens Fire at Border

Mounting tensions may have caused an exchange of artillery fire on the border between North and South Korea.

Indonesian Deaths Climb, Merapi Erupts Again

The death toll in Indonesia continues to rise as a shortage of boats has hampered rescue efforts in the remote islands hardest hit by the tsunami earlier this week.

Aid Group Helps Contain Haiti Cholera Outbreak

Health officials have traced the source of the outbreak to a small river in Babou La Port, located about 60 miles from the capital of Port-au-Prince.

France Tightens Security After Bin Laden Threat

The French government has increased security around Paris in response to a message from al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden threatening to kill French citizens.

Laussane Congress Ends With Call to Spread Gospel

Over 4,000 Christians from 198 countries reaffirmed their commitment to Biblical truths and spreading of the gospel message.

Indonesian Tsunami Death Toll Rises, Aid Trickles In

The massive tsunami in Indonesia has killed at least 350 people and rescuers fear the number will rise.

French Pension Strikes Losing Steam

Turnout was noticeably weaker this time around - a sign that the French are losing their appetite for the kind of violence and confrontation seen last week.

Russia's Kamchatka Volcanoes Spew Ash

Two volcanoes erupted Thursday on Russia's far-eastern Kamchatka Peninsula, tossing massive ash clouds miles into the air.

Two Teenage Girls Executed in Somalia

Somalia mujahedeen executed two teenage girls on Wednesday on charges of spying for the government.

Saudi Prince Urges Imam to Move NYC Mosque

A Saudi Prince is asking the imam behind the proposed mosque near Ground Zero to move the construction elsewhere.

Chilean President Honors Miners with Ceremony, Soccer

The 33 Chilean miners rescued after being trapped underground for more than two months were honored in a ceremony at the presidential palace this week.

Analysts Warn of Food Shortage Crisis

Experts have said the recent price hike is because of crop shortages due to widespread droughts and floods.

Syria's Assad: U.S. Creates Chaos

Syria's president has accused the United States of sowing chaos overseas, snubbing Washington's efforts to improve ties with Damascus.

Death Toll Rises in Double Disasters in Indonesia

Rescuers in Indonesia are searching for the dead and injured after two devastating natural disasters in the country.

Fmr. Marine Chief Disagrees with Afghan Withdrawal

Many are doubting President Barack Obama's July 2011 deadline for pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan, including former Marine chief Gen. James Conway.

Karzai: Afghanistan Gets Money from Iran, U.S.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai says his government receives up to $1 million a year from Iran, and Washington has also given his country cash because his office lacks funds.

Haiti Cholera Outbreak Appears to be Easing

Health workers in Haiti say it looks like emergency prevention efforts may be paying off.

Deadly Tsunami Strikes Indonesia, Scores Missing

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake triggered a 10-foot high wave, washing away hundreds of homes in two villages.

Iran Injects Fuel into First Nuclear Reactor

After years of stops and starts, Iran began loading fuel into the core of its first nuclear power plant near Bushehr on Tuesday.

Execution of Iranian Pastor Temporarily Delayed

Sources say the execution of a Christian pastor in Iran for "thought crimes" has been temporarily delayed.

CBN Thailand Reaches Non-Christian Viewers

The Christian Broadcasting Network's WorldReach ministry in Thailand is taking steps to reach a larger non-Christian audience.

Hurricane Richard Makes Landfall in Belize

Hurricane Richard slammed into Belize's Caribbean coast just south of its largest city late Sunday.

Pirates Seize Two Ships off Kenya

Somali pirates seized a German freight ship off the coast of Kenya on Sunday.

Iran Authorities Set Pastor's Execution for Apostasy

A Christian pastor in Iran is scheduled to be put to death this weekend.

Cholera Outbreak Spreads Toward Haiti's Capital

An outbreak of cholera has spread outside a rural valley in central Haiti, intensifying worries the disease could reach squalid tarp camps in the capital.

Iraq War Files Show More Deaths than U.S. Count

Leaked military documents suggest that far more Iraqis died than previously acknowledged during the American-led invasion in 2003.

Thirteen Massacred at Ciudad Juarez Party

Gunmen killed 13 young people and injured 20 others in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez on Friday night.

Despite Setbacks, Lausanne Congress a Success

Computer hackers denied thousands of Christians the opportunity to take part in the Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization in Cape Town, South Africa, this week.

Cholera Deaths in Haiti Magnify Need for Clean Water

CBN's Operation Blessing International is working to disinfect drinking water in Haiti after fears of a possible cholera outbreak.

The Mahdi: Why Iran is Seeking Global Destruction

Author Joel Rosenberg's new novel centers around Iranian eschatology and how it ties in with Muslim regime's nuclear ambitions.

Retrial Ordered in Wilders Hate Speech Case

A court in the Netherlands has ordered a retrial in the hate speech case of Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders.

Charity Group Helps Philippine Typhoon Victims

Operation Blessing International is working closely with the Filipino government, armed forces and local churches to help meet peoples needs.

U.K. Austerity Plan: A Harbinger of America's Future?

Britain is slashing 81 billion pounds to reduce the country's crippling deficit. The move is a reminder that the U.S. faces a similar tough decision in the near future.

G20 Chiefs Face Tough Task on Currencies

Global finance mandarins have another chance to defuse international currency tensions over exchange rates.

Lausanne Congress: Elevating World Evangelism

The congress has taken place only three times in 36 years.  But the gathering could impact the future of world evangelism for decades to come.

Merkel: German Multiculturalism 'Utterly Failed'

The chancellor has long been skeptical of Germany's attempts to build a multicultural society that includes its estimated 5 million Muslims.

French Gov't Not Backing Down on Pension Protests

France remains paralyzed after days of nationwide labor strikes.

U.K. Government Stakes Future on Austerity Plan

Bank bailouts and welfare spending have forced the British government to call for the deepest cuts in public spending since World War II.

Southern China Braces for Super Typhoon

Residents scrambled to stockpile food and authorities ordered ships to remain docked as southern China geared up Wednesday for a super typhoon.

Four-Day Death Toll Rises to 51 in Karachi

At least 51 people, including several political activists, have been killed and dozens more wounded since Saturday in Karachi.

Suicide Bombers Attack Russian Parliament Building

Islamic insurgents in Russia's volatile Chechnya region stormed the parliament building, Tuesday, killing six people and injuring more than a dozen others.

Philippine Death Toll from Typhoon Megi Rises

Typhoon Megi has left 13 people dead in the Philippines.

French Protests Take Violent Turn

Tuesday marked the sixth day of national protests involving teachers, nurses, air traffic controllers, and workers at oil refineries.

Russia Literally 'Pumps Up' Its Military

The Russian Army will soon be cutting costs with an old trick used by the Allies in England to fool the German military during World War II.

Mexican Authorities Seize 105 Tons of Marijuana

Mexican security forces seized at least 105 tons of U.S.-bound marijuana in the border city of Tijuana on Monday.

Hopes of Survival for Remaining China Miners Dim

The chance of survival for 11 miners trapped underground in China is fading.

Lausanne Evangelism Event Opens in South Africa

Thousands of Christians are attending the Cape Town meeting to discussing how to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to the world.

Chilean Miners Attend Mass at San Jose Mine

Several of the rescued Chilean miners came together to celebrate a Catholic mass in thanks for their rescue.

Gospel Reaches China Through CBN's Music Ministry

The website 1musicbox.com has now become the largest online collection of Christian songs in the Chinese language.

Saudis Warn of New Terror Threat in France

Saudi intelligence services have warned of a new terror threat from al Qaeda against Europe, particularly the country of France.

Super Typhoon Strikes Philippines, Targets China

Super typhoon Megi slammed into the northern Philippines this weekend.

American Freed in Iran Says He is Innocent

Iran set free an American businessman jailed in Tehran for more than two years on suspicion on ties to an allegedly violent opposition group,

Charity Group Supports Needy Ukraine Families

A group of Christians across Ukraine are overcoming their own personal challenges to coordinate vital support to needy families across the Asian country.

George Clooney: An Ambassador for Saving Sudan

Actor George Clooney spoke to CBN News about why he fears Sudan could return to a civil war if a peace agreement is not reached soon.

Fuel Supplies Low as French Protest Austerity Plan

Diesel and jet fuel supplies were running low in parts of France as workers took to the streets for another nationwide protest against a plan to raise the retirement age to 62.

African Christians to Pray in D.C. for U.S. Revival

Thousands of Africans will gather in Washington, D.C., this weekend to pray for revival in the United States.

Prosecutors Seek Acquittal of Anti-Islam Politician

Prosecutors in the hate speech trial of Dutch politician Geert Wilders have asked the court to acquit him of all charges.

Afghan Peace Official: Taliban Ready to Negotiate

A top Afghan official says he is convinced the Taliban is ready to start peace talks and move toward a non-military resolution of the war.

Chinese Gov't Stops Christians from Attending Church Event

Government security police in China have stopped 200 Christians from leaving the country to attend a worldwide evangelism event in Africa.

Israel: Ahmadinejad's Lebanon Trip 'Highly Provocative'

Ahmadinejad spent two days in Lebanon, rallying the Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah and even coming within a stone's throw of the Israeli border.



Charity Aid Group Fights Disease in Mexico

Operation Blessing International has been providing relief to those hardest hit by flooding in the city of Veracruz.

Chilean Miners Avoiding Spotlight for Now

The miners new lives above ground include a host of media requests for interviews. Some of the men are definitely trying to avoid the spotlight.

Chilean Miners Prove to Be Faithful Men of God

All 33 miners agree it was their faith that kept them safe and sound during the 69 days in the depths of the earth.

China Denies Christians Entry to South Africa Event

The Chinese government denied 200 Chinese Christians permission to travel to a major evangelical gathering in South Africa that they were scheduled to participate in.

Muslim Cleric: Marital Rape 'Clearly' Impossible

A leading Muslim cleric in the United Kingdom said that it is "clearly" impossible for men to rape their wives, and it should not be considered a crime.

Pakistani Police Make Arrests in Plot to Kill Prime Minister

Pakistani police are investigating a plot to kill the Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in a gun and suicide bomb attack at his house.

U.S. Travel Advisory for Europe Still in Place

The terror threat in Europe is still at a high enough level for the United States to keep a travel advisory in place for Americans traveling there.

French Labor Strikes, Student Protests Continue

Numerous labor strikes against French President Nicolas Sarkozy's pension reform continue for a third day in France.

Chilean Miners Emerge Changed Men after Rescue

An epic drama came to an end late Wednesday night when the last of the 33 trapped Chilean miners emerged from their captivity.

Lebanon Welcomes Iran's Ahmadinejad

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was greeted like a rock star Wednesday in Lebanon. He's in the country to show his support for Hezbollah.

Cat. 2 Paula Roars Off Cancun, Threatens Cuba

The storm roared off the resort town of Cancun, Mexico on Wednesday without any reported major damage before it was expected to veer northeast toward the island nation of Cuba.

One by One, Chilean Miners Reunited with Family

The nation of Chile began celebrating Wednesday with families sharing hugs, cheers, and tears as rescuers began pulling the 33 trapped miners to freedom.

Dozens Killed in Ukraine Bus-Train Collision

More than 40 people are dead after a train and a bus collision in eastern Ukraine.

Rescue of First Chilean Miner to Begin

The men, who have miraculously survived underground for more than two months, will be pulled up one at a time in a small rescue capsule.

Italy Moves to Ban Burqas

The proposal by the Italian government would amend a 1975 law, which was introduced amid fears of home-grown terrorism.

Armless Pianist Wins 'China's Got Talent'

A Chinese pianist who lost both of his arms during his childhood wowed a packed audience at Shanghai Stadium with his inspiring performance on the television show "China's Got Talent."

Hurricane Paula Forms, Heads to Yucatan Peninsula

Paula formed Monday off the coast of Honduras and quickly intensified into a hurricane early Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.

Survey: More Missionaries Becoming Tech-Savvy

A new survey reveals that many of the world's missionaries have gone high tech, staying connected like never before with the home front.

Strikes Over French Pension Reform Begin

French workers have hit the picket line, refusing to go to work and have shut down many services across the country.

China's Jailed Nobel Winner Gets Better Food

Prison authorities have started giving Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo better food, the dissident's wife said Tuesday.

China Tries to Calm Nerves at Asia Meeting

China met with Asian neighbors, the U.S. and other countries on Beijing's attempts to assert more control over disputed territory on the high seas.

Rwandan Rebel Leader Arrested for War Crimes

Callixte Mbarushimana, former United Nations employee and leader of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, has been arrested for war crimes.

Wednesday Rescue Likely for Chilean Miners

The 33 Chilean miners who have been trapped underground for more than two months could be freed within days.

Military Parade Introduces Next N. Korean Leader

Kim Jong Un sat next to his father on an observatory platform at Kim Il Sung, confirming his status as heir to the communist regime.

CEO Arrested as Toxic Sludge Death Toll Rises

Authorities have arrested the director of the company responsible for the flood of red toxic sludge in Hungary, as another person was found dead from the waste.

Afghan's President Confirms Taliban Talks

Afghan President Hamid Karzai confirmed that clandestine meetings with Taliban leaders have been taking place "for quite some time."

Chinese Dissident Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

An imprisoned Chinese human rights activist was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, upsetting China's leaders who see his work as encouragement for the dissident community.

Floods in China Leave Thousands Homeless

Torrential rains lasting more than a week have caused the worst flooding in southern China in almost half a century.

French Council Endorses Burqa Ban

France's Constitutional Council had decided that Muslim women will no longer be allowed to wear a burqa or face-covering veil in public.

Hungary's Sludge Flood Could Happen in U.S.

Experts say the toxic sludge flood that is currently devastating Hungary could potentially happen in the U.S.

Afghanistan War Decade Old, Outcome Still Uncertain

The war in Afghanistan reached the 10-year mark on Thursday, but it was no ordinary anniversary.

Stakelbeck on Terror: Defeating the Muslim Brotherhood

Watch part two of CBN News' special analysis on the Muslim Brotherhood, its threat to America and how the U.S. should respond.

Stakelbeck on Terror: Fighting the 'Blame Israel First' Crowd

CBN News sits down with the former president of Spain, Jose Maria Aznar. He says he's had enough of the "blame Israel first" crowd and has started an initiative to fight back.

Afghans Attempt Peace Negotiations with Taliban

The Afghan government says it's engaging in periodic, discreet contacts with the Taliban in an effort to bring peace to the region.

Death Toll Rises in Asia Floods, Mudslides

Flooding and repeated mudslides in Asia have killed more than 100 people.

U.S. Missile Strike Kills German Terrorists

Pakistani officials say eight German terrorists were killed in a U.S. missile strike in the rugged mountain border area of northwest Pakistan.

Crews Struggle to Clear Toxic Hungary Sludge Flood

One million cubic meters of the toxic waste engulfed several towns on Monday after a massive sludge reservoir burst its banks .

Gunman Attacks 25 NATO Fuel Tankers in Pakistan

A gunman killed a driver and torched more than a dozen tankers carrying fuel to NATO troops in Afghanistan on Wednesday.

Churchill's 'Reach for the Skies' Hits UK Pop Charts

Britain's wartime leader hit the music charts last week at number four with "Reach for the Skies," a track of two of his most famous speeches with music in the background.

Internet 'Spies' Paid to Catch Criminals

Internet Eyes, a company based in London, England, is paying private British citizens to monitor surveillance cameras from their homes.

UK Officially Recognizes Druid Religion

The British government has recognized Druidry as an official religion after a four-year legal battle.

Haitian Children Return to School after Quake

Children in Haiti returned to school Monday for the first time since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated the island nation in January.

Chile's Pres. Says Miners Rescue 'Very Close'

Chile's president said Monday that his government is "very close" to pulling 33 trapped miners to safety.

Terror Alert Issued for Europe, Travelers Unfazed

Japan issued a travel alert on Monday, joining the United States and Britain in warning of a possible terrorist attack by al Qaeda in Europe.

More NATO Supply Trucks Attacked in Pakistan

The Pakistani Taliban continues to target NATO fuel trucks that support U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Libya Releases Pair Accused of Proselytizing

Libya released a South Korean Christian pastor and a businessman on Sunday, who had been accused of proselytizing in the Muslim country.

Cuba: Fired Workers Won't be Left Defenseless

Cuba's government has fired thousands of state workers a part of a plan to reform the Cuban economy to allow for more private enterprise.

CBN Ministry Presents Concerts in Ukraine, Russia

Almost 23,000 people have been led to Christ since CBN's Ukraine office started its concert department in 1998.

London Subway Strike Hits Commuters

Underground workers in London, England were on strike again Monday, shutting down all of the lines of the London subway.

Dutch Politician's Trial for Alleged Hate Speech Begins

Geert Wilders, a politician in the Netherlands, finally has his day in court. His trial began Monday for alleged hate speech against Islam.

Bin Laden Capitalizes on Flood Victims' Anger

Osama bin Laden released a tape Friday criticizing the Pakistani government's handling of getting aid to flood victims in the country.

YWAM Marks 50 Yrs of Radical Missions' Spirit

For more than half a century, one of the world's largest mission groups has produced an inspirational family of missionaries around the world.

Suspected U.S. Missiles Kill Pakistani Militants

Two suspected American missile strikes killed 16 alleged militants in a northwestern Pakistani tribal region Saturday.

Mexico Mudslide Death Toll Raised to 32

Heavy rain for the last several weeks has led to mudslides throughout southern Mexico. The death toll currently stands at 32.

Charity Aid Group Gives Peruvians Medical Care

Operation Blessing International has been in the Lamas Province of the Peru providing much needed medical care to native Indian communities.

Ecuadorean Troops Rescue Leader from Rebel Police

There was chaos in the streets of Quito, Ecuador on Thursday after the country's police turned on their own president.

NATO Oil Tankers Attacked in Pakistan

Suspected militants in southern Pakistan set ablaze more than two dozen tankers carrying fuel for foreign troops in Afghanistan on Friday.