December 2010 Headlines
The Australian Hillsong megachurch is known worldwide for its contemporary praise and worship music.
They've faced torture and death for their beliefs. But decades after the Cultural Revolution, China's Christians are getting bolder about sharing their faith.
A cultural battle pitting Christians against Australia's first atheist prime minister and her party may be looming in the land down under.
Operation Blessing International is working to reach the poorest communities in Peru, recently providing new shoes to thousands of children.
Floodwaters in Australia are now covering an area larger than France and Germany combined, and affecting at least 200,000 people.
No beach? No problem. Surfers in Germany are taking advantage of high water levels in the cities rivers.
Islamic terrorists have killed two more Iraqi Christians, attacking four Christian homes with bombs and grenades Thursday night.
About 20 Somali-Americans have traveled to Somalia to train with al-Shabab.
Radical Muslims may have been just hours away from launching a bloody terrorist attack on a famous Danish newspaper when authorities foiled their plot.
A radical Muslim group in Nigeria has claimed responsibility for bombings and church attacks that killed at least 80 people on Christmas Eve.
CBN News goes inside Iran's Revolutionary Guards with Reza Khalili, a former member who worked with the CIA to bring down the Iranian regime.
London residents are rallying to address the growing problem of gambling and its impact on local families.
Iraqi Christians refused to let the recent terror attacks keep them from celebrating Christmas.
After evaluating all of its 500 programs -- both religious and non-religious - CAR-Net chose the weekly, 30-minute program "Happy World" as No. 1 in broadcast quality.
A mob attacked and killed six Christians in the central African nation of Nigeria on Christmas Eve.
Before the meal, the pontiff delivered his traditional Sunday blessing from his studio window, denouncing Christmas Day attacks on Christians in the Philippines and Nigeria.
The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan crisscrossed the country on Saturday, making a Christmas visit to coalition troops at some of the main battle fronts.
Almost everyone knows the story of Christmas. But what really led the wise men to follow a Jewish prophecy? Archaeological discoveries are helping illuminate the biblical story.
In an interview with CBN News, Richard Sterns, president of World Vision, discusses his impression of how the people of the island nation are coping one year later.
Iraqi Christians have cancelled Christmas celebrations and have been advised not to decorate their homes to celebrate Jesus Christ's birth.
The South had not lit up the 100-foot steel Christmas icon in seven years, because the North objected.
Iraqi lawmakers unanimously approved on Tuesday a new government to be headed by incumbent Shiite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
Loren Cunningham's vision of Youth with a Mission first took shape in 1960. Fifty years later, nearly 4.5 million people have been involved with his group.
A former CIA spy who was planted inside Iran's Revolutionary Guards tells CBN News what Iran's leaders really have planned for Israel and the West.
Election violence has spread in Belarus, the country called by many as the "last dictatorship in Europe."
CBN's WorldReach ministry and its charity aid organization Operation Blessing International have given hundreds of gifts this Christmas to needy children in Thailand.
Iranian security forces remain on high alert after the government slashed subsidies on food and gas.
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are at the highest level since the Korean War ended in 1953.
British law enforcement officials say a dozen men were arrested on Monday, who are suspected of plotting terrorism.
The story of Christmas is coming to social networking phenomenons Twitter and Facebook in the form of Natwivity.
The Afghan war strategy has weakened al-Qaeda terrorists and the resurgent Taliban who gave them cover, according to a new report by the Obama administration.
The pope said Thursday that Christians are the world's most persecuted religious group, adding that religious intolerance and violence is an insult to God.
Police in Vietnam recently beat and arrested a Mennonite pastor before destroying his home and Bible school.
A hotel in Abu Dhabi decided to go extravagant this holiday, erecting a bedazzled Christmas tree valued at more than $11 billion.
Today, Romanians remember the 1989 revolution as more than just a battle to overcome communism. For many, it was spiritual warfare.
Iraqi authorities have obtained confessions from captured insurgents that could give insight on a possible terror plot.
Assyrian Christians, who trace their roots to the time of Noah, have historically claimed the Ninevah Plains region as home.
A European court ruled Thursday that Ireland's constitutional ban on abortion was a violation of human rights.
Julian Assange, founder of the controversial website WikiLeaks, is out on bail in London following a week of legal drama over his extradition.
U.S. government officials believe children are bearing the brunt of the global economic crisis.
A British judge has granted bail to Julian Assange, founder of the WikiLeaks website responsible for the release of several top secret U.S. diplomatic documents.
From al Qaeda to Iran, Islamic terrorists are on the march in the Mideast. There's another movement in the region that could be just as important.
South Korea staged the country's largest evacuation drill Wednesday amid renewed fears of a war on the divided Korean peninsula.
"Oprah's Australian Adventure," began with a bang, but was punctuated with the unexpected thud of Aussie actor Hugh Jackman's face against a lighting rig.
A growing number of Latin American Christians are entering Muslim countries like Morocco, Turkey, and Indonesia as missionaries.
After getting a first-hand look at the humanitarian disaster gripping Haiti, Sarah Palin urged Americans to get out of their comfort zones and help the island nation.
The Christian Broadcasting Network's WorldReach ministry is producing a new version of The 700 Club television series in the Ukraine.
Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has asked his country to remain calm after what appears to be the first suicide bombing in Sweden's history.
Thousands of Christians have been killed in recent attacks -- especially in northern and central Nigeria.
Nearly every Christian adoption agency in the United Kingdom has been forced to close after resisting the government's equality laws.
In Africa, entire people groups have no Bible. In fact, they don't even have a written language. Wycliffe Bible Translators has been trying to reverse that trend.
While the Christian media diligently covers stories of Christian persecution around the world, the issue often goes unreported in the mainstream media.
Angry students clashed with police in the streets of London Thursday, after British lawmakers approved a controversial plan to triple university tuition.
For the first time in 74 years, the award was not personally presented since its recipient is currently serving an 11-year prison sentence in the communist country.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Rev. Franklin Graham will travel to Haiti this weekend to help aid in ongoing humanitarian efforts in the island nation.
Operation Blessing International has a team in Haiti to help improve the conditions for medical staff and patients.
Students protesting a parliamentary vote to triple tuition fees attacked a car carrying the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall Thursday.
Wikileaks says it doesn't have any ties to the recent cyber attacks on the websites of international businesses.
China has reportedly launched a new crackdown on unregistered house churches as the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for a Chinese dissident nears.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates is assessing war efforts in Afghanistan and will present his findings to the White House.
The latest International Reading, Math and Science Test scores show that American students aren't even in the top ten globally.
Demonstrators took to the streets of Haiti on Wednesday to protest results of the island nation's presidential election, believing the contest was rigged.
Islamic militants in Somalia recently killed a Christian woman for refusing to wear a veil in public.
South Korea's president vowed Tuesday to turn five islands along the North Korean border into "military fortresses," heightening tension between the two countries.
Some rare, unknown artwork created by Pablo Picasso have been discovered in France.
A new video has been released that shows a man believed to be the only known U.S. serviceman held captive in Afghanistan.
America's top diplomat in Great Britain is coming under fire for visiting a London mosque with terrorist ties.
The violent drug war in Mexico is escalating following an attack, Saturday, in Ciudad Juarez that killed 16 people.
Cuban President Raul Castro celebrated Hanukkah with the island's tiny Jewish community on Sunday.
Even while sitting behind bars in the London Tuesday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange warned he'll publish more top secret U.S. documents.
South Korea moved forward with routine naval firing drills Monday, ignoring warnings from the North that such a move would add to already heightened tensions.
By the year 2015, Ukraine will be a country without orphans, according to the vision of a newly established alliance known as Ukraine Without Orphans.
Contacts told American diplomats that hacking attacks against Google were ordered by China's top ruling body, leaked U.S. government memos show.
Nuclear talks are underway between Iran and delegates from the United States and five other world powers, including the European Union, Russia, Britain, France, and Germany.
One victim of a civil war in Sudan is doing all he can to help his country move forward.
A leaked diplomatic cable has undermined the U.S. ambassador's relationships with key Afghan ministers at a time when ties between the two nations are already strained.
Around 500 Christian leaders from Mexico's 32 states recently joined in Mexico City to pray for an end to the national crisis.
Every year, thousands of North Koreans flee for their freedom. Some of them come to faith in Christ. Incredibly, some decide to go back to spread the gospel.
Tensions remain high along the Korean Peninsula weeks after the North's deadly attack on the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong.
President Obama honored troops in Afghanistan with a surprise visit to Bagram Airfield on Friday.
A Chinese bullet passenger train set a world record in a trial run on Friday, hitting a top speed 302 miles per hour. But some say their technology for high speed trains is not exactly new.
Police in Indonesia say they have foiled a potential attack on a group of Christian worshippers in the Muslim majority nation.
The results are in and the U.S. will not be hosting the 2022 World Cup.
A deadly winter storm is crippling most of Europe, killing 18 people in Poland after exposure to temperatures as low as 14-degrees Farenheit.
Iranian officials are outraged after learning the Star of David has adorned the top of its nation airline headquarters -- possibly for decades.
Advocates around the globe marked the 7th annual World AIDS Day Dec. 1, raising awareness about HIV/AIDS and remembering victims of the deadly disease.
WikiLeaks, the whistleblower Web site that released a trove of secret U.S. documents, is back online after a crippling cyber attack rendered it inaccessible.