April 2011 Headlines
Despite social and political upheaval, Russia is witnessing a Christian revival. At the heart of this powerful move of God is the Moscow Good News Church.
Once persecuted by the Communist Party, the Russian Orthodox Church now has a relationship with Russia's government that worries the country's evangelicals.
Moscow has four mosques serving some two million people, the largest Muslim population in Europe. But the need for more space is stirring controversy.
On this week's encore edition of Stakelbeck on Terror, Israeli Vice Prime Minister Moshe Ya'alon sits down for a wide-ranging interview.
Cuba's Raul Castro has promised to institute economic reforms for Cuba. In response, some churches are moving to help their members start their own businesses.
A new documentary shows how Japanese Christians have responded in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami, which struck the island nation on March 11.
What's the world's fascination with the British monarchy? Anglican church expert David Virtue says the behavior stems from a "culture of celebrity."
Egyptian Coptics belong to one of the oldest Christian communities in the world. But as attacks on them increase, many believers in the country may leave.
Denmark has been a strong ally in the global war on terror. But when it comes to the threat of radical Islam in its own borders, there's indeed "something rotten" there.
Polish pilgrims are flocking to Rome to witness the beatification of Pope John Paul II.
Moroccan officials are trying to determine if a massive explosion that killed more than a dozen people at a café in Marrakech was an act of terrorism.
A young Chinese mother is alive thanks to the help she received from Operation Blessing China.
Prince William and Kate Middleton were wed Friday in a lavish ceremony at London’s Westminster Abbey to the delight of millions around the world.
The Muslim Brotherhood issued a statement Friday encouraging Syrian protesters to press on with their demonstrations.
A senior Afghan military pilot opened fire at Kabul airport on Wednesday, killing eight U.S. soldiers and an American civilian contractor.
A new poll says most Egyptians are optimistic about their country's future, but don't want an incoming government that strays from the principles of the Koran.
President Jintao explained Wednesday that the strict birth limits are needed to ensure economic growth and development.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited Japan's tsunami-battered northeastern coast on Wednesday.
Opposition activists seeking to overthrow Syrian President al-Assad warned that unless the embattled leader transitions to a democracy, they will break his regime.
Recent amateur video from the southern city of Taiz in Yemen showed forces loyal to the country's embattled president attacking protesters again.
Witnesses say members of the Syrian army shot and killed 11 protestors Monday. Now, the White House is considering sanctions.
U.S. State Department issued a warning urging Americans to leave Syria while commercial flights are still available.
A NATO airstrike earlier this month killed a key al-Qaeda operative in Afghanistan.
At least 30 Christians in China were detained while attending church service on Easter. Two weeks prior, nearly 200 members were also taken into custody.
The German 700 Club is reaching beyond its home country to other European nations, including Austria and Switzerland.
A bomb exploded near a church in central Baghdad on Easter Sunday, wounding four policemen and three others.
The work has been further slowed by clearance crews who feel duty bound to help survivors search the rubble for lost possessions, precious mementos of their former lives.
"This is a blow," presidential spokesman Waheed Omar said. "A prison break of this magnitude of course points to a vulnerability."
The military assault comes one day after pro-Gadhafi forces unleashed a barrage of shells and rockets on Misrata, the largest rebel-held city in the west.
CBN News examines a chilling video produced by the Iranain regime claiming the Islamic messiah, or Mahdi, will soon appear.
Many Christians worldwide have long celebrated Jesus' Last Supper on what is known as Maundy Thursday.
Kenya's police commissioner is warning that al-Qaeda-linked Somali insurgents may attempt to strike Kenya over the Easter holidays.
Japanese authorities are attempting to enforce a strict ban on residents entering the evacuation zone around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
France said Wednesday it will bomb more targets in Libya to help rebels fight the forces of dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
Gunmen on motorcycles attacked demonstrators in Yemen Wednesday, killing one person and injuring several others.
Believers on five continents are organizing their own "Resurrection dances" based off the popular Easter celebration by a Hungarian church last year.
A terminally ill boy has returned home to Canada after receiving life-extending help from doctors in the U.S.
Nineteen terror suspects were arrested in Indonesia Thursday in relation to a bomb that was found buried next to a church outside capital city of Jakarta.
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has called on China to end harassment and detentions of Christians this Holy Week and Easter Sunday.
A British and American photojournalist were killed Wednesday in the western, rebel-held city of Misrata as they were covering Libya's civil war.
For the first time in more than 50 years, Fidel Castro does not hold a position in the Cuban government.
Operation Blessing is working with a team from the Mayo Clinic to improve the health of Haitians still struggling after last year's devastating earthquake.
The Christian community in Libya is getting smaller as many believers continue flee the violence.
The recent exposure by CBN News of an Iranian propaganda film has caused friction within the Islamic Republic.
Nigeria's Christian president has called for calm in his country after Muslim protestors broke out in violent riots leaving several people dead, following his re-election.
Japanese technicians have taken a key step in helping stabilize the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant.
Even before recent earthquake and tsunami disasters, Japan had the second-highest rate of suicide among industrialized nations.
While most people rent hotels rooms or even houses when they vacation, now there's another option -- renting a country.
Two car bombs ripped though central Baghdad Monday, killing at least nine people including five Iraqi soldiers. Twenty-three others were wounded.
The Christian Broadcasting Network's WorldReach ministry website is reaching millions of people in Indonesia with the Gospel.
Egypt's Christians are looking for ways to leave the country over concerns radical Muslims are gaining power in wake of President Hosni Mubarak's ouster.
World leaders worry that there could still be a massacre of civilians on a huge scale in Libya as Moammar Gadhafi's army continues to target rebel positions in several cities.
Japanese nuclear officials said readings from a robot from inside the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant showed radiation levels too high to allow workers inside.
At least two pastors from an underground Beijing church were in police custody and numerous other leaders remained under house arrest Sunday.
Levels of radioactivity have risen sharply in seawater near a tsunami-crippled nuclear plant in northern Japan, signaling the possibility of new leaks.
Public rallies in Vietnam could signal a new openness for the church in a country long criticized for persecuting believers.
Some suggest the worldwide church's evangelism focus needs to shift to telling Bible stories, so people can learn to use and apply the scriptures.
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's troops shelled rebel forces in the eastern city of Ajdabiya on Sunday, forcing the rebels to retreat.
Rev. Nguyen Hong Quang is a Mennonite pastor who has become a thorn in the flesh of Vietnam's ruling party.
Chinese authorities have released more than 100 churchgoers arrested for worshipping in a public park.
North Korean officials say they will indict an American who was reportedly arrested for doing missionary work in the country.
From her father's compound, struck by U.S. bombs exactly 25 years ago, Moammar Gadhafi's daughter sent a defiant message early Friday.
Sexual abuse is a topic that Judd takes personally, and she says fighting the sex trade is her true calling in life.
Women, children and students took to the streets in Syria on Wednesday, lending their voices to a month-long uprising.
Bolivia has asked the United Nations to give "Mother Earth" the same rights as humans.
Libyan rebels are asking the U.S. to take a stronger lead in the NATO-led air campaign or risk more civilian casualties.
New reports from the Ivory Coast indicate that military forces loyal to President Alassane Ouattara are carrying out reprisal attacks against supporters of former President Laurent Gbagbo.
While the most recent push for a defamation resolution was recently dropped by the U.N., rights groups warn it will likely be brought back in the future.
Two-and-a-half months after Egyptian protests toppled the government, former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons have been detained for questioning.
Chinese authorities have arrested nearly 200 members of one of the largest unregistered churches in the country.
Leaders allied with the new the president say their country's nightmare is over. But others are concerned that deep divisions remain and more tough times lay ahead.
The Christian Broadcasting Network is working to bring the Bible to life through its newly reimagined, 3D animated Superbook series, which is now available on DVD.
France's new law banning the Islamic face veil has been met with protests, arrests, and charges of Islamophobia.
A military tribunal in Egypt sentenced a blogger to three years in prison for criticizing the army.
Japan's nuclear regulators raised the severity level at a stricken nuclear plant Tuesday on par with the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
The president of the charity aid organization told CBN News of the devastation, but also of the people who will never forget the ways that Americans helped them.
After weeks of refusing to to cede power, Ivory Coast incumbent Laurent Gbagbo was arrested by forces loyal to the nation's internationally recognized leader.
After a week of heavy fighting, forces backing Ivory Coast's internationally recognized leader on Monday arrested strongman Laurent Gbagbo.
A new law banning the Islamic face veil in public took effect in France on Monday.
Another strong aftershock rattled northeast Japan Monday, exactly one month to the day when a massive 9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated the nation.
Heavy fighting raged for a second day around a key front-line Libyan city Sunday as rebels struggled to keep control of a buffer zone protecting their main eastern strongholds.
Demonstrators barricaded themselves inside a central Cairo square demanding the resignation of the military's head after troops violently dispersed an overnight protest killing one and injuring 71.
A federal spokesman says a bomb has exploded in a vote counting center in northeast Nigeria after the oil-rich nation cast ballots for its National Assembly.
A gunman opened fire at a Dutch shopping mall, leaving seven people dead and wounding 15 others.
Operation Blessing International is working to help restore the vision to some of the victims of Japan's earthquake and tsunami disaster.
The Church of England has announced its praying for the upcoming royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
A gunmen opened fire in an elementary school in Brazil killing at least 12 students Thursday in what crime experts are calling the worst school massacre in Brazil's history.
China's most famous artist Ai Weiwei is under investigation for suspected "economic crimes," a catch-all charge meant to discredit those who speak out on human rights.
Japan's meteorological agency says it has lifted a tsunami warning for the northeastern coast 90 minutes after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck offshore.
Japanese police raced Thursday to find thousands of missing bodies before they decompose along a stretch of tsunami-pummeled coast.
For nearly 40 years, president Bashar al-Assad and his family have ruled Syria with an iron grip. Now the president is possibly facing a threat against his regime like never before.
NATO's airstrikes allowed Libya's rebels to push back against Moammar Gadhafi's troops. Now they say the strikes aren't coming fast enough.
George Verwer, founder of Operation Mobilization, shares how recent developments in th Mideast have caused concerned among the region's Christians.
Ivory Coast President Gbagbo's home has again come under fire one day after the incumbent sought to negotiate the terms of his exit with U.N. authorities.
Workers at the crippled Fukoshima Dai-ichi nuclear complex stopped the leak of highly radioactive water into the ocean on Wednesday.
At least 20 are dead in Afghanistan, including two American soldiers, as Muslim riots rage, fueled by a Florida church's burning of a Koran.
Officials say the U.S. doubts the ability Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to reform his nation and believes he should eventually be removed from office.
Forces loyal to Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo laid down their arms Tuesday, as the country's entrenched leader negotiated the terms of his surrender.
Test have revealed the seawater surrounding the crippled nuclear plant was several million times the legal limit.
Opposition forces in Libya have been making steady advances in their campaign to take down the regime of Moammar Gadhafi, with the backing of NATO-led airstrikes.
Five Christians imprisoned in the Iranian city of Shiraz are scheduled to be tried for blasphemy on Monday, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
A Russian language website of the Christian Broadcasting Network's WorldReach ministry is growing steadily.
Thousands of Islamic leaders are headed back to Egypt after their names were removed from a "wanted" list. How will they impact the unstable country?
Engineers pinned their hopes on chemicals and sawdust to stop highly radioactive water pouring into the ocean from Japan's crippled nuclear plant.
The Vietnamese are under the firm grip of a one-party system that controls every area of their lives -- including faith.
Religious rights advocates are praising Muslim nations for dropping a United Nations resolution that restricted free speech and favored Islam.
Christians in Libya hope the revolt against dictator Moammar Gadhafi could result in new freedoms for believers.
A Christian news group in Iran has been suspended after reporters revealed the government seized and burned 600 New Testaments in the city of Salmas.
At least three anti-government protesters were killed by security forces in Syria Friday, bringing the death toll for this week to 75.
Japanese and U.S. military ships and helicopters searched Japan's tsunami-ravaged coastline Friday as part of a last chance search effort to find victims swept out to sea in last month's disaster
One community in Peru has clean drinking water thanks to Operation Blessing International, the Virginia Beach, Va.-based charity aid organization.
The presidential standoff in West Africa's Ivory Coast, also known as Cote d'Ivorie, appears to be entering its final violent stage.
Libyan rebels say they would agree to a cease-fire only if Moammar Gadhafi's military forces stand down and allow for peaceful protest against his government.