May 2012 Headlines
Modern GPS technology is helping a Colorado-based ministry verify that its "gospel balloons" are actually reaching North Korea.
The killing of innocent children in Syria is forcing world leaders to take a hard line against the regime of President Bashar Assad.
Christians in the Philippines prayed in the streets of Manilla during the Global Day of Prayer, crying out to God for mercy and forgiveness for the sins of the nation.
The United Nations is asking the world to help millions of West Africans who are facing a crisis of epic proportions.
Security officials say two American tourists who had been kidnapped by Bedouins in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula have been released.
A powerful computer virus known as "Flame" briefly affected Iran's key oil industry computers, a senior Iranian military official said Wednesday.
Nuclear talks continue despite a vow by Iran's military chief of staff that his country will pursue "the full annihilation of the zionist regime of Israel."
Japan and Turkey joined the coordinated international protest of Syrian government oppression by expelling Syrian diplomats from their borders.
The United Nations Refugee Agency warns that a major humanitarian crisis is now underway in South Sudan.
People in northern Italy are digging out following a string of earthquakes that have rocked the country for 10 days.
Danish police have arrested two brothers suspected of plotting a terrorist attack
Hundreds of rioters attacked the campaign headquarters of an Egyptian presidential candidate who's up against the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate.
NATO forces in Afghanistan have killed al Qaeda's second highest-ranking leader in the country.
The death toll in northern Italy's latest earthquake has climbed higher than that of a 6.0-magnitude quake that hit the same region just nine days earlier.
An American drone fired two missiles at a bakery in northwest Pakistan Saturday and killed four suspected militants.
An explosion ripped through a one-story building housing small shops in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, Monday.
Syria strongly denied allegations that its forces killed scores of people, including women and children, in one of the deadliest days of the country's uprising.
Gruesome video showed rows of dead Syrian children lying in a mosque in bloody shorts and T-shirts with gaping head wounds.
The Vatican confirmed that the pope's butler has been arrested in its embarrassing leaks scandal.
Christians in more than 200 nations will gather in their churches and homes May 27 to pray for their countries.
At the age of 16, Julie Aftab's life changed when she was brutally attacked in Pakistan after refusing to renounce her faith in God.
United Nations diplomats are concerned Iran could be secretly raising its nuclear enrichment threshold.
The State Department hailed the 2011 Middle East revolutions in its but noted that it will take time to end human rights abuses in those Arab countries.
Kuwaiti lawmakers approved a measure that would mandate the death penalty in cases of blasphemy against Allah, the prophet Mohammad, or the Koran.
Seventeen churches in the city of Orange, Australia, gathered recently for a series of "Reality' events with Will Graham.
There are serious concerns that if a hardline Islamist wins the Egyptian election, peace with Israel and stability in the Middle East could be in danger.
The Pakistani doctor who helped the United States hunt for Osama bin Laden was convicted Wednesday of high treason and sentenced to 33 years in prison.
Grieving Yemenis held somber ceremonies Tuesday to mark the country's National Day following a suicide bombing a day earlier.
A soldier in Yemen blew himself up Monday at a military parade practice near Sanaa's presidential palace. The blast killed nearly 100 people and wounded at least 200 others.
The government of Pakistan has restored access to Twitter, after briefly blocking the social networking site for what it labeled "blasphemous" material.
International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano is meeting with Iran's top nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili.
Aftershocks in Italy continue following a magnitude-6.0 earthquake. The quake struck Northern Italy on Sunday morning shortly after 4 a.m.
Chen, whose plane arrived late on Saturday, will be staying with his family in an apartment at New York University, where he will be studying law.
Indonesia's largest sporting arena became one big giant prayer house Thursday. The event was televised across the world's most populous Muslim country.
Hollande will visit the White House Friday, where he is expected to announce he is withdrawing all 3,300 French troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year.
World champion boxer Manny Pacquiao says he loves homosexuals, even though he does not support gay marriage.
It appears that China's government is doing little to change the one-child policy that Chen often protested against.
Agents are identifying pastors and other Christians, targeting them for arrest and torture in prison.
Thousands of the world's Christian leaders are joining forces in Indonesia to cover the world in prayer.
Thousands of the world's Christian leaders are in Indonesia seeking God's guidance on how to transform the nations with Christ's message of love.
A team of United Nations observers were finally evacuated from the northern Syria town of Khan Sheikhoun after their convoy was hit by a roadside bomb.
African economies won't sustain growth unless a solution to the continent's hunger crisis is found, according to a new United Nations report.
A top commander of Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army was taken into custody by Ugandan forces following a fight with rebels.
Health experts say excessive alcohol abuse is costing the cash-strapped national health service almost $4.5 billion a year.
Majid Jamali Fashi, the man accused of killing an Iranian scientist, was hanged Tuesday morning, according to Iranian State TV.
The United States is stepping up its attacks against al Qaeda in Yemen, helping government forces in clashes Monday that killed several suspected militants.
A former U.S. special envoy to Sudan says America should supply weapons to South Sudan's army in an effort to stop brutal killing and "bullying" by the North.
There are new signs of Iran's defiant nuclear activity.
There is growing talk of a proposal to trade five terrorists held captive at the Guantanamo Bay prison for the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Poor economic times and a set of strict international guidelines are shutting down adoptions around the world, putting many orphans potentially at risk for sex trafficking.
Eyewitnesses described the explosions as highly coordinated, with the first blast detonating in morning rush hour and a second, larger blast following close behind.
The man al Qaeda hoped would carry out an attack on a U.S. bound airliner with an improved bomb was actually working for the CIA and Saudi intelligence.
Dutch politician Geert Wilders warns that Islam and its teachings are a problem - not only for Europe but for America as well.
A growing number of Wahhabi Muslims in Saudi Arabia are now expressing their radical views on social media sites like Facebook, according to a new study.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said cooperation was imperative between the cyber-advanced countries in order to avoid miscalculations that could lead to future crises.
A stand-off between China and the Philippines over territories rich in oil is threatening international relations.
The blind Chinese activist at the center of a diplomatic dispute between China and the U.S. says he is confident China will allow him to leave the communist nation.
The former aid worker was kidnapped last year, and his forced plea to President Obama is the latest reminder that al Qaeda is still a threat.
A Chinese high school is being criticized for taking extreme measures to help students prepare for exams.
Al Qaeda killed 20 Yemeni soldiers and captured 25 others in a surprise attack on an army base Monday in the southern Abyan province.
Putin took the oath of office for a third term as Russia's president on Monday, saying he considers "service to the fatherland and our nation to be the meaning of my life."
The self-proclaimed mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks repeatedly declined to answer a judge's questions at a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.
A bomb killed a NATO service member Sunday in eastern Afghanistan, the coalition said.
The United States and China are outlining a deal that will allow blind human rights activist Chen Guangcheng to leave the communist nation with his family.
Hillary Clinton is in Bangladesh to press tolerance, unity, democracy and development in one of the world's most impoverished nations.
Activist say an explosion in a car wash in Aleppo killed at least five people on Saturday.
In issue No. 9 of al Qaeda's English language "Inspire" magazine, there's a section called "Open Source Jihad."
Mohammad Ali Dadkhah has been representing Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who has been sentenced to death for refusing to renounce his Christian faith.
The president of the Christian Association of Nigeria said that if the government won't put an end to the radical Muslim violence, Christians may take matters into their own hands.
After the fifth killing of a Somali journalist, others gather to celebreat World Press Freedom Day.
The correspondence by Osama bin Laden is said to show a leader struggling to command the attention of his far-flung terror network
The U.N. has agreed on non-military sanctions against Sudan and South Sudan if the countries don't stop ongoing border violence and return to negotiations.
The Chinese activist at the center of diplomatic back and forth between the U.S. and China has left the U.S. embassy in his country amid death threats.
Richard Murdoch could soon lose his media empire after a British parliamentary panel released a report saying he was no longer fit to run News Corp.
Hours after President Obama's Afghanistan visit, Taliban terrorists disguised in burqas attacked a compound housing hundreds of foreigners in Kabul.
Syrian activists say at least 11 people were killed Tuesday, including four women and two children, when Syrian forces fired mortar shells into a farming village.