October 2013 Headlines
Since 2002, Belgians have been euthanized for blindness, depression, and a botched sex change. Now, they want to allow euthanasia for children.
Nohad Halawi learned that in today's Britain, you'd better not be perceived as having insulted Islam at work because it could ruin your life.
The World Health Organization has recorded the first suspected outbreak of polio in Syria, raising new concerns about the country's health care.
Forbes magazine has listed Russian President Vladimir Putin as the world's most powerful leader, bumping President Barack Obama to second place.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry marked "International Religious Freedom Day" by urging people and governments to speak out against religious persecution.
In Mumbai, India, this week, Sam Childers, "The Machine Gun Preacher" became the first American to win the Mother Teresa Award for Social Justice.
The NSA backlash is threatening President Obama's proposed trans-Atlantic free trade goals, which could add around $138 billion a year to each economy.
Iraq wants Washington to provide more weapons, training and manpower, two years after the United States pulled its troops out of the country.
Syria says it has completed the destruction of the equipment used to produce chemical weapons.
How bad is the NSA scandal for the Obama administration and for the United States? John Whitehead, a constitutional attorney explains.
The Pakistani government says since 2008 only three percent of casualties from U.S drone strikes have been civilians.
Germany wants answers on allegation the National Security Agency spied on Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The Obama administration assured Jewish and pro-Israeli groups that it will not allow Iran to make a nuclear weapon.
A key leader of the Muslim Brotherhood has been arrested in Egypt.
Christians in Syria fear they're being targeted by Islamic rebel forces.
The judges presiding over the trial of some of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood leaders have resigned, citing "uneasiness" over the trial for their departure.
At least 15 people are dead following the massive storm that plowed through Britain and Western Europe on Monday.
A Somali intelligence official and a member of al-Shabab said a suspected drone strike killed two senior members of the terrorists organization.
Two Obama security advisers who lived through last year's deadly terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi now say they saw it coming.
Syrian government forces have re-taken the Christian town of Sadad, located north of Damascus.
A 71-year-old Canadian man traveling to the United States was taken into custody after parts of a potential explosive device were found in his carry-on luggage.
Christians worldwide are paying a heavy price for following Christ. But millions will be praying Nov. 3. for The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.
Sunday Nov. 3. is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. CBN experts discuss the rise of persecution in the Middle East.
Nearly seven decades after the Holocaust, the world now lives in a day when anti-Semitism is back on the rise.
In the past two years, nearly 300 Christians have been killed in Nigeria.
An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck early Saturday off Japan's east coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
European Union leaders are promising to maintain a strong relationship with United States, despite their anger at the latest allegations of widespread spying on America's allies.
A court in Iran has sentenced four Christians to 80 lashes each for drinking wine during a communion service.
Two Americans are missing after a pirate attack off the coast of Nigeria.
President Barack Obama met Wednesday with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Tensions are high between the two countries because of U.S. drone strikes against terrorists in the region.
A pastor in Mombasa, Kenya, was shot to death while praying at his church this weekend, according to Morning Star News
Three U.S. senators are urging the State Department to respond to attacks against Christians in Egypt.
NATO will help advise Libya on strengthening its security forces.
A California pastor who was detained in Iran on Monday is expected to go back home by the end of the week.
Increased violence in northern Iraq is pushing Christians out of that part of the country.
Syrian rebels are trying to capture an ancient Christian town north of Damascus.
The leader of Brunei announced Tuesday that Islamic Sharia law will soon be the law of the land.
More unrest and violence in Egypt this weekend suggests an Islamist-led insurgency against Christians and the government may now be underway.
France and Mexico are demanding explanations from the United States following new spying allegations.
Hurricane Raymond is hovering off Mexico's southern pacific coast.
The Global Anglican Future Conference, known as GAFCON, is meeting for the second time ever and its leaders say GAFCON is the new center of Anglicanism.
U.S. officials say more than $1.5 billion in military and economic aid will be released to Pakistan next year.
More than 300,000 people have been forced from their homes in the Bohol province of the Philippines after last week's devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake.
Nine Lebanese pilgrims abducted in Syria and two Turkish pilots held hostage in Lebanon returned home on Saturday night, part of an a three-way deal cutting across the Syrian civil war.
As Nigeria cranks up its war on Islamic militants, hundreds of detainees are dying in military custody.
Dozens were injured when an Argentine commuter train rammed the same Buenos Aires station where a previous crash left 52 dead.
More than a thousand aftershocks have triggered pain in the Philippines once again among residents, causing them to flee their villages that are prone to landslides.
A car bomb exploded on Saturday near the Egyptian military intelligence compound in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, wounding six soldiers.
Australian crews are battling massive wildfires in New South Wales. At least one person is dead and thousands have been evacuated.
Despite lingering mistrust, the U.S. is releasing more than $1.6 billion in military and economic aid to Pakistan.
Islamic police in northern Nigeria's Kano state will begin enforcing Sharia law.
The aftermath of the worst cyclone to hit India in years has left tens of thousands homeless. Many Indians are returning to their devastated villages.
Non-Muslims may not use the word "Allah" to refer to God in Malaysia, an appeals court ruled.
The mother of Kenneth Bae, an American missionary imprisoned in North Korea, says it broke her heart to leave her son in custody.
Abu Anas al-Libi pleaded not guilty to charges of planning the 1998 attacks against U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. If convicted, he could get life in prison.
The death toll from the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit the Philippines is up to 144.
In Japan, at least 17 people are dead and 50 more missing in the aftermath of a powerful typhoon.
At least 93 people were killed Tuesday when a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the central Philippines.
The effects of the cyclone that hit India this weekend was larger than Hurricane Katrina and stronger than Sandy.
Syria has become an official member of the United Nations Convention banning chemical weapons, making it the 190th country to do so.
The leader of the Afghan Taliban warned President Hamid Karzai that his followers will continue fighting if the government in Kabul signs a security deal with the United States.
Muslims are making their annual pilgrimage to Mecca, but fears of disease have many staying home.
Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American missionary imprisoned in North Korea, recently got a visit from his mother. The visit did not guarantee a release for Bae.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee is being criticized for an unexpected decision in awarding the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Mediterranean island of Mallorca is known as the place where visitors do everything they're ashamed to do at home. But the 'Gospel Tribe' is determined to change that through prayer.
Friday is International Day of the Girl Child, marking the 200 million women who would be here today if they'd not been aborted simply because they were female.
Many of the victims of the tragic shipwreck off the coast of Italy could have been African Christians fleeing persecution and war.
After three weeks of fighting between Philippine troops and Muslim rebels, the fighting in Zamboanga is over. Throngs are Muslims are now looking to Christians for help.
Germany continues to hunt down and persecute homeschoolers. Yet another family has been targeted by the Jugendamt in its quest to wipe out educational freedom.
Two weeks after massive storms brought devastation to large areas of southern Mexico, thousands of victims are still stunned by their loss.
Hours after being abducted from his suite in a Tripoli hotel, Libyan Prime Minister Ali Ziden was freed.
Boko Haram has murdered more than 2,000 Nigerian Christians in recent years and Habila Adamu was among those targeted.
The United States may face retaliation for the commando raid that captured a senior al Qaeda suspect in Libya.
Radical Muslims in the Egyptian town of Dalga recently kidnapped, beat, and dragged a Christian man through the streets last week.
South Korea's spy agency, The National Intelligence Service, says North Korea has re-started a plutonium reactor at its main nuclear facility.
A group of Egyptian judges said the Muslim Brotherhood's political party should be dissolved. Their recommendation will be presented to a Cairo court later this month.
Two anti-terrorist raids by U.S. Special Forces in very different regions of Africa produced mixed results this weekend.
Syria has received cautious praise from world leaders for beginning to destroy its chemical weapons cache.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says terrorists "can run but they can't hide."
Iran's supreme leader may disapprove of the historic phone call between the United States and Iran.
Libya says it wants to put al Qaeda leader Abu Anas al-Libi on trial after U.S. Special Forces captured him in a raid over the weekend.
Destruction of Syria's chemical weapons stash has begun.
Cairo's Tahrir Square went on lock down Friday after Egyptian police fired tear gas at protestors.
New security footage from the terrorist attack in Kenya shows four men raiding the Westgate Mall.
More than 2 million Syrians are now refugees in neighboring countries. Five million are internally displaced as chemical weapons inspectors continue securing work sites.
Secretary of State John Kerry says Iran will have to prove it intends to cooperate. But he says it would be "diplomatic malpractice" not to test Iran's willingness.
Pope Francis said he wants a missionary church with a modern spirit to give hope to the poor, young, and elderly -- much like his namesake, St. Francis, did.
The American pastor imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith now knows that President Barack Obama spoke out on his behalf.
The first group of inspectors are in Syria to oversee the destruction of the country's chemical weapons.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is vowing to keep troops in Somalia to help battle the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab.
After weeks of fighting between Philippine troops and Islamic rebels, churches in Zamboanga are reaching out to the mostly Muslim victims.
A Coptic Christian Bishop in southern Egypt barely escaped an ambush in an Islamist-controlled village in Minya province.