July 2013 Headlines
Eritrean authorities arrested 39 high school students because of their faith in Christ.
The recent upheaval in Egypt brings to the forefront the plight of Christians who have come under increased attack from Islamists since the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi.
A billionaire Saudi prince says the American shale oil revolution could become a threat to the Saudi economy.
The founder of Free Saudi Liberals, a liberal-leaning website in Saudi Arabia, has been sentenced to seven years in prison and 600 lashes.
Multiple bomb blasts killed 12 people in a Christian area of Kano City, Nigeria over the weekend.
Tens of thousands of protesters continue to defy government orders as deposed Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi called for a million-man march against his ouster.
Pope Francis says he won't judge gay priests for their sexual orientation or marginalize gays within the Catholic Church.
Spain's royal family and others paid homage at a mass Monday for the 79 people killed in the country's worst train accident in decades.
More than a dozen explosions, mainly from car bombs, ripped through marketplaces, parking lots, a cafe and rush-hour crowds in Iraq on Monday, killing at least 58 people.
Saturday will mark the 60th anniversary of the cease-fire that ended the fighting of the Korean War.
Can a nation be saved in a day? Thousands of American missionaries joined with Latin American believers to prove this prophecy of the prophet Isaiah in the Old Testament.
More than 1,400 children gathered in the Egyptian desert recently asking God to change them and their nation.
Investigators are taking a closer look at the role of the train operator in Wednesday evening's deadly crash in Spain that killed at least 80 people and wounded dozens more.
An Egyptian judge ordered an additional 15-day detention of ousted President Mohammed Morsi on new allegations of conspiring with Hamas during the 2001 uprising.
Investigators are trying to determine why a passenger train jumped the tracks in Spain, killing at least 78 people and injuring more than 140.
Uganda is facing a humanitarian crisis after 65,000 refugees fled a terror attack on their village in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The third-in-line to Great Britain's throne finally has a name: George Alexander Louis.
As Egypt's death toll rises, many wonder if Brotherhood supporters and foes are headed for a showdown -- and what that means for Christians.
Thursday marked the 300th day that American Pastor Saeed Abedini has been imprisoned in Iran for his faith.
The pope was greeted by thousands in Brazil, home to the fastest growing evangelical population of any Latin American nation.
It's a boy! Kate, the British Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a 8 pounds 6 oz. baby Monday evening in London.
The French government has decided facts don't matter, legitimizing a possible hoax that has contributed to the murder of many Americans and Israelis.
At least 75 people were found dead after a powerful earthquake struck a rural area of China on Monday.
Residents of New Zealand's capital city of Wellington are still feeling the aftershocks of a 6.9 earthquake that hit Sunday.
Rioters, angry over France's ban on Islamic veils for women, torched about 20 cars in a Paris suburb this weekend.
Pope Francis returns to South America Monday to celebrate World Youth Day in Brazil.
Operation Blessing helped a small farming community deep in the forests of Sierra Leone.
Hospital visitors say Nelson Mandela smiled and nodded Thursday - his 95th birthday - and South Africans celebrated upbeat reports about the former president's health.
Britain is anxiously expecting the arrival of the first child of Prince William and his wife, Kate.
The House of Lords passed legislation legalizing gay unions earlier this week. The queen's approval was the last step required for the bill to become law.
Politicians and health officials in Britain are reacting to a blistering new report that suggests thousands may have died needlessly in British hospitals.
The true face of "Muslim grievance" is not predicated on any universal standards of equality or justice but on a mandated sense of superiority over non-Muslims.
A North Korean ship carrying what appeared to be ballistic missiles and other arms was seized at the Panama Canal this week.
Interim Egyptian President Adli Mansour swore in a new cabinet that includes women and Christians, but no members of Islamist parties.
Great Britain took another step closer to legalizing gay marriage after passing a bill through the House of Lords in a 390-148 vote.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns is in Egypt Monday for talks with the nation's interim leaders.
French President Francois Hollande has once again ruled out exploring for shale gas while he's in office.
The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is on its heels after the recent military coup. But the group is still active worldwide, including in the United States and Europe.
Police forces across the globe are expanding their collection of DNA. More than 54 countries have national police databases filled with millions of DNA samples.
When millions of Egyptians took to the streets, many complained of economic hardships under ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
Egyptian Christians are facing growing retaliation by angry Islamists for opposing ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
In Venezuela, the uncertain social and political climate may actually be helping the church to grow. Large crowds attended this month's evangelistic festival.
Canadian authorities raised the death toll from a major train accident to 50 Friday. Officials are still investigating the derailment that set off a fiery explosion in Québec.
As Egypt's new government is setting out a roadmap for the country's political future, some say the very fate of Egypt is in the balance.
Ramadan is here, a month of prayer and fasting. American security officials are telling summer travelers not to be alarmed if they see Muslims doing religious rituals in airports or on planes.
Experts say the chaos in Egypt is one reason why the price of oil is on the rise.
As Muslims begin the month of Ramadan, Egypt also starts on a new political course into an uncertain and potentially troubled future.
In the arid region of western Paraguay, tribes in the Chaco eke out a living raising livestock and cultivating small crops.
A former Los Angeles police officer-turned evangelist was arrested in London on Monday for publicly calling homosexuality a sin, according to Christian Newswire.
Another Christian was kidnapped and murdered by suspected Islamic jihadists in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. His decapitated body was found Thursday morning in a cemetery.
Canadian officials continued their investigation into a deadly train derailment that set off a fiery explosion in Quebec.
Egypt has issued arrest warrants for Muslim Brotherhood leaders suspected of instigating violence outside the Republican Guard building in Cairo this week.
The Church of England will once again take up the issue of ordaining women bishops in response to backlash over a similar proposal that failed last year.
The State Department says Iran's influence in Latin America is "waning," but some experts say that assessment is wrong.
The United States will not stop sending military aid to Egypt following the overthrow of President Mohammed Morsi.
The Egyptian military released video supporting its claim that members of the Muslim Brotherhood opened fire on its soldiers first.
Islamic militants attacked a boarding school over the weekend in Northeast Nigeria, leaving at least 29 students and a teacher dead.
Egyptian Christians are grieving the murder of a Coptic priest in Northern Sinai.
Cuba's president is offering support for Latin American governments willing to give National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden asylum.
Millions of Egyptians took to the streets again on Sunday to show their support for the new interim government.
Egypt's new president moved to assert his authority and regain control of the streets Saturday even as his Islamist opponents declared his powers illegitimate.
A strange sideshow in the case of NSA leaker Edward Snowden emerged Friday as Bolivia's president threatened to close the U.S. Embassy.
French President Francois Hollande harshly criticized U.S. electronic surveillance program.
Muslims around the world will begin the holy month of Ramadan soon. How is prayer affecting this part of the world today?
Very few kidnap victims have been freed from the Abu Sayyaf but an encounter with God changed the life of one hostage who eventually made it out alive.
Egypt's Coptic Christians are thankful for the military's overthrow of Mohammed Morsi.
Egyptian security forces have arrested two top Muslim Brotherhood officials despite warnings from President Obama against the arrest of Morsi and his supporters.
An American Christian imprisoned in North Korea is calling for the United States to try harder to secure his freedom.
Rimsha Masih, a Christian girl who was accused of blasphemy for allegedly burning Islam's holy book in Pakistan, is now living safely in Canada.
Despite massive anti-government protests, Brazil's "March for Jesus" saw a huge turnout in Sao Paulo this weekend.
President Obama concluded his trip to Africa Tuesday at a memorial service in Tanzania.
European leaders are furious over new allegations that U.S. spy agencies monitored European Union diplomatic offices in Washington, New York, and Brussels.