March 2014 Headlines
Parents worldwide want their children to have a good education and a better future. But in some nations, it's hard enough just to stay alive.
The Islamic uprising in Nigeria is behind at least 1,500 deaths this year alone.
A cluster of orange objects spotted by a search plane was just fishing equipment and not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, officials said Monday.
Tensions between North and South Korea are heating up again after Pyongyang announced it would conduct live-fire drills in the Yellow Sea.
Russia may begin pulling back troops from the border of Ukraine after President Vladimir Putin offered the partial withdraw.
Meeting in Paris, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov fail to break the East-West deadlock over Ukraine.
A Muslim man in Pakistan accused Sawan Masih of insulting Islam's prophet, Mohammed. Now he faces death despite concerns about the fairness of his trial.
Russia's military build-up along Ukraine's borders have many Western leaders wondering whether Moscow is planning another incursion into Ukraine.
Differing accounts of Thursday's meeting between Pope Francis and President Barack Obama are emerging in Italy.
The search for Malaysia Flight 370 has shifted closer to Australia. Investigators now believe it was going faster than normal and may have crashed earlier.
Brazilian Police and Marines invaded a lawless slum area in Rio de Janiero as part of a clean-up campaign ahead of this summer's soccer World Cup.
Heidi Mund has gained notoriety for publicly standing up to Islam's creeping influence in her homeland of German. Now she's revealing why.
The country of Jordan is preparing to open its third camp for Syrian war refugees.
U.S. Congress is imposing harsher sanctions on Russia over its annexation of the Crimean Peninsula even as Russian aggression appears to be increasing.
More debris has been spotted near the search area in the case of the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370.
President Barack Obama arrived at the Vatican Thursday amid the pomp and tradition of the Catholic Church to meet Pope Francis for the first time.
Investigators continued to uncover new clues Wednesday in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Ukraine's defense minister resigned as thousands of Ukrainian soldiers withdrew from the Crimean Peninsula, leaving Russian forces in total control.
A Thai court threw out the results of the nation's recent general election, a sign the country's political crisis is far from over.
Syrian rebel forces led by al Nusra Front captured the Armenian Christian town of Kassab in Latakia near the Turkish border this week.
Nearly 700 members of the Muslim Brotherhood are on trial in Egypt Tuesday, many charged with sabotage and murder.
The G-8 officially became the G-7 after world leaders agreed to suspend Russia's 15-year membership in the group.
Iran's new self-proclaimed moderate president has done nothing to help the persecuted Christians in his country, according to a recent U.N. report.
Malaysia's prime minister said satellite data shows Flight 370 crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. But the victims' families are demanding proof.
Thousands of demonstrators in Kiev waved Ukrainian flags in a city square, hoping that the United States and Europe will go beyond words to repel the Russian invaders.
New data on the the missing Malaysian jet with 239 people aboard shows the flight ended with no survivors, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak confirmed Monday.
Gunmen opened fire on a Kenya church Sunday outside the coastal city of Mombasa, killing three people and wounding at least 10.
Guidelines for 'Sharia compliant' wills could open the door to recognizing Islamic law in the United Kingdom, Britain's The Telegraph reports.
Taliban leaders say they'll hold talks with the Pakistani government over violence in the country.
President Vladimir Putin signed bills annexing Crimea into Russia Friday after the upper house of parliament gave its approval.
New satellite images from France could show possible debris from that malaysian plane that's been missing for over two weeks.
While the U.S. government figures out how to control drones, companies around the world are embracing use of the remote-controlled devices.
African religious leaders say their country is facing a worse crisis, one that is claiming scores of lives each day.
Nearly 40,000 people left Russia last year in search of asylum, making it the second most fled country around the world, according to the U.N.
Cubans recently flocked to a biblical exhibit by the thousands, curious about a book that had long been suppressed in the communist nation.
The head of a Ukraine orphan ministry says Russia is sending men across the border to instigate chaos and create a reason for a broader invasion.
Moscow is threatening to soften its stance in nuclear talks with Iran.
About a quarter of the world's Christians face persecution today, according to new research from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Venezuelan intelligence agents arrested and jailed opposition mayors who didn't stop rallies and barricades in their cities.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's bold military moves have left much of the world reeling and on edge.
New clues are emerging Wednesday as the investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370 expands by air, sea, and land.
Officials call the sighting of debris off the coast of Australia, "The best lead so far" in the search for Malaysian airline flight 370.
Russian President Vladmir Putin formally signed a treaty Tuesday, annexing Crimea into Russian territory -- a move Ukraine called "robbery."
A new report reveals a communications system on that missing Malaysian plane shut down before one of the pilots communicated with the tower.
Tensions between Russia and Western nations are leading some to worry about the progress in a nuclear agreement with Iran.
A bishop in China's underground Catholic Church has died after years of imprisonment.
As evidence mounts that Malaysia Flight 370's disappearance was no accident, suspicion is falling on the jet's pilots.
The final results of the referendum in Crimea are in: More than 96 percent of residents voted Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia.
Members of a Muslim tribe attacked three Christian villages in northern Nigeria this weekend, leaving more than 100 people dead in Kaduna state.
Close to a million people of Ukrainian-origin now live in the United States. For many watching from afar, the current conflict brings fears of history repeating itself.
Radical Islamists publicly beheaded two Christian women in southeastern Somalia, the Morning Star News
Once again, thousands of Russian troops are holding military exercises near the Ukrainian border.
Security officials in Europe are concerned the Syrian civil war could lead to jihad in their countries.
What began as isolated protests against the Assad government has become what some have called the worst humanitarian crisis in modern times.
A Christian TV program broadcast in the Bengali language is poised to reach 250 million people in South Asia.
Authorities are expanding their search of the Missing Malaysia Airlines jet much further west after new confirmation it kept flying long after its locator signal was turned off.
Iranian authorities arrested another pastor last week, according to Present Truth Ministries.
Ukraine's acting president Oleksandr Turchynov, a man of deep faith and prayer, is in the center of the storm in Ukraine, but he's not alone.
Iran is calling the recent shackling of American Pastor Saeed Abedini a "mistake."
Russia is gathering thousands of troops at the border with Ukraine, calling the move practice for combat missions.
The search for a missing Malaysian plane is widening once again as searchers pursue a new lead.
The Republican-led House of Representatives have passed a bill that would make it easier for Congress to sue a president for not enforcing federal laws.
Syrian President Bashar Assad has vowed his regime will continue fighting in the country's bloody civil war.
Ukraine's new prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is meeting with President Obama and members of Congress to seek U.S. support in the standoff with Russia over control of Crimea.
Search efforts continue for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. Authorities are not ruling out any possible cause for the sudden disappearance of the plane.
Authorities say a missing Malaysia Airlines flight turned around and flew hundreds of miles back toward land before disappearing.
Across Japan, people observed a minute of silence at 2:46 p.m. in memory of the devastating tsunami and earthquake that hit the country three years ago.
A new documentary tells the plight of millions of women who face all kinds of abuse, like dowry-related homicide, bride burning, infanticide, and sex trafficking.
Spain is commemorating the 10-year anniversary of Europe's worst Islamic terror attack.
Venezuela's president is lashing out against comments by Vice President Biden on clashes between anti-government demonstrators and security forces.
Islamic rebels in Syria have released 13 Greek Orthodox nuns they had been holding hostage since December.
There are still more questions than answers Monday surrounding the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing this weekend.
Russian President Vladimir Putin isn't responding to increasing international pressure to back away from his invasion into parts of Ukraine.
Tensions remain high between Russia and Ukraine in advance of a referendum on Crimean independence. Rallies in both countries Monday turned violent.
The Iranian government has finally allowed doctors to perform surgery on imprisoned Pastor Benham Irani.
Gunfire in an Army barracks disturbed the fragile peace in Juba, South Sudan, earlier this week.
Nearly one-third of Syria's chemical weapons have been destroyed or removed, according to the group in charge of destroying the country's stockpile.
New revelations have surfaced about the ability of spy agencies to monitor ordinary people online.
Muslim tribesmen are suspected in the murder of 16 Christians in northern Nigeria.
President Barack Obama is condemning a referendum for Ukraine's Crimea to become part of Russia. The vote is expected to take place March 16.
World powers are engaged in high stakes diplomacy, as Russian President Vladimir Putin hints that he might move on eastern Ukraine, as well.
Even in the face of comprehensive sanctions from the United States and other nations, Russia's military has tightened its grip on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
Thousands of Syrians are without food as heavy clashes have disrupted the delivery of humanitarian aid in some regions.
North Korea has released a 75-year-old Australian missionary after three weeks in detention.
Secretary of State John Kerry is calling Russia's seizure of Crimean airspace, airports, highways, and regional government an "act of aggression."
A group of 10 terrorists slashed at least 29 people to death with knives and machetes at a train station in southern China this weekend.
The pro-Russian leader of Ukraine's Crimea region claimed control of the military and police there Saturday and appealed to Russia's President Vladimir Putin for help in keeping peace, sharpening the discord between the two Slavic neighbor countries.
Russia's parliament approved a motion to use the country's military in Ukraine after a request from President Putin as protests in Russian-speaking cities turned violent.