China Signals Reconciliation With Japan at Memorial Marking 1937 Massacre

China marked the anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre by Japan with a message of peace and friendship last week, potentially helping to realign relations...

Putin Calls Trump to Thank Him for CIA Tip That Helped Thwart Bombings in...

Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday to thank him for a CIA tip that helped thwart a series of bombings...

Christian Minister Arrested in India for Singing Christmas Carols and Distributing Bibles

Indian police arrested a Christian priest and were questioning members of a seminary after a hardline Hindu group accused them of trying to convert...

Israeli Workers Strike Nationwide to Protest Drugmaker Teva’s Layoffs

Israel’s national trade union on Sunday held a half-day nationwide strike to protest generic drugmaker Teva’s decision to lay off a quarter of its...

French Sailor Francois Gabart Breaks Record for Sailing Around the World Alone

French sailor Francois Gabart broken the record Sunday for sailing around the world alone, circumnavigating the planet in just 42 days and 16 hours. That...

Turkish President Erdogan Says His Country Will Clear Border of Syrian Kurds

Turkey’s president slammed a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militant group Sunday and said he’ll clear his country’s border with Syria of “terrorists.” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

UK PM Theresa May Says Government Is ‘Proving Doubters Wrong’ on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday her government is “proving the doubters wrong” after European Union leaders agreed that Brexit negotiations can finally...

9 Dead, Over 50 Wounded in Suicide Bombing Attack on Pakistani Church

Two suicide bombers struck a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Sunday killing nine people and wounding over 50 others, officials said,...
A family fleeing after a suicide bombers attacked Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta, Pakistan, on Sunday. (Credit: Naseer Ahmed/Reuters)

Church in Pakistan Attacked by 2 Suicide Bombers, 8 Dead, 30 Injured

Two suicide bombers attacked a church packed with worshipers on Sunday in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least eight people and injuring at least 30...

Digital Police State Imposed Over Chinese Minority

Nobody knows what happened to the Uighur student after he returned to China from Egypt and was taken away by police. Not his village neighbors...
IRAN’S SUPREME LEADER Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The West needs to be careful not to let Iran gain from the crisis with Qatar. (photo credit: REUTERS)

Four Christian Converts in Iran Arrested Weeks Before Christmas

Four Iranian converts to Christianity were arrested last Tuesday in the city of Karaj, about an hour drive from Tehran, according to Persian media...

11 Afghan Police Killed in Taliban Attack on Checkpoints

Taliban insurgents attacked checkpoints in the southern Helmand province early Sunday, killing 11 police, an official said. Omar Zwak, the spokesman for the provincial governor,...

Head of Argentine Navy Dismissed Over Submarine Disappearance

Argentina has dismissed the head of its navy a month after the disappearance of a submarine with 44 crew members on board. The sacking of Navy Admiral...

500 People on 2 Royal Caribbean Cruises Fall Sick

Two recent Royal Caribbean cruises saw more than 500 people become sick after outbreaks of stomach-related illnesses, causing five people to be hospitalized in...

North Korea Believed to be Behind Hacking Attacks on Crypto-Currency Exchange in South

South Korea's spy agency believes that North Korea is behind hacking attacks on a crypto-currency exchange in the South, sources say. At least $7m (£5.25m)...

Experts Say China Must Prepare for War With North Korea

It's not just the United States that could soon see itself engaged in a deadly conflict with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. China is...

2 Paintings by Raphael Discovered at the Vatican After 500 Years

A 500-year-old mystery at the Vatican has just been solved. Two paintings by Renaissance master Raphael were discovered during the cleaning and restoration of...

Muslim Mayor of Nazareth Cancels Some Christmas Events Following Trump’s Decision On Jerusalem

Nazareth, the Israeli Arab city where Jesus is thought to have been raised, has canceled some Christmas celebrations in protest at U.S. President Donald...

South Africa’s ANC Holds Election to Replace Scandal-hit Leader Jacob Zuma

The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa's only ruler since the end of apartheid, votes this weekend in a race too close to call...

Bodies of Billionaire Canadian Pharmaceutical Magnate and His Wife Found Hanging Side-by-Side at Their...

Toronto police are investigating the suspicious death of a billionaire Canadian pharmaceutical magnate and his wife in their $5.4million home.  Barry Sherman, the founder of...