Rocket from Gaza Hits Israeli Synagogue, Wounding 3 People

A rocket fired from Gaza hit a synagogue in the Israeli city of Ashdod on Friday, wounding three people, police said. "There is damage at...

NATO Says Russia Moved Its Artillery Units Into Ukraine

The Russian military has moved artillery units manned by Russian personnel inside Ukrainian territory in recent days and is using them to fire at...

Hamas Leader Says They Killed Three Israeli Teens to Spark Uprising

Hamas has claimed responsibility for kidnapping and killing three Israeli teenagers in June - the incident that led to the current war in Gaza. Hamas...

Pope Francis Calls for End to “Brutal Suffering of Christians and Other Religious Minorities”...

Pope Francis wrote to the president of Iraq, calling for an end to the “brutal suffering of Christians and other religious minorities” and urging...

Details Come Out About Ransom, Failed Rescue of Executed Journalist Foley

New details are emerging surrounding the kidnapping and attempted military rescue of American journalist James Foley, whose beheading by the militant group Islamic State...

Hamas Executes 18 Palestinians Suspected of Collaborating With Israel

As many as 18 Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel were fatally shot in public on Friday, according to local news agencies and two...

Pope Francis Calls the Foley Family

We at BCNN1 do not agree with the Pope and his Catholic doctrine, but Pope Francis is on point and is putting on a...

Chinese Lawyers Charge Communist Government with ‘Crimes’ Against Christianity as anti-Church Campaign Continues

An ongoing demolition campaign targeting churches in eastern China represents a “crime” against Christianity and threatens to foment social unrest, a group of Chinese...

Thai Army Chief Named Prime Minister, Solidifying Military’s Hold on Power

Thailand's junta-picked national assembly on Thursday chose coup leader General Prayut Chan-O-Cha as prime minister in a one-horse race that entrenched the military´s hold...

Ukraine Begins Inspecting Russian Aid Convoy

Ukrainian border guards began on Thursday to inspect a Russian truck convoy carrying aid earmarked for humanitarian relief in eastern Ukraine that has been...

Islamic State Reportedly Demanded Ransom from U.S. Before Killing James Foley

Kneeling in the dirt in a desert somewhere in the Middle East, James Foley lost his life this week at the hands of the...

Hamas Says Israeli Air Strike Killed Three of Their Commanders

Israel killed three senior Hamas commanders in an air strike on the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the clearest signal yet that Israel is intent...

39 People Dead from Hiroshima Landslide

Thousands of rescuers combed through the wreckage of homes engulfed by landslides in western Japan on Thursday in the slim hope of finding survivors,...

Nigerian Soldiers Defy Orders to Launch Operation Against Boko Haram Because of Lack of...

Nigerian soldiers say they defied orders to launch an operation against Boko Haram militants because the soldiers were not adequately armed. The soldiers say the...

UN Says Aid Airlift to Iraq Has Begun

A humanitarian airlift to northern Iraq began on Wednesday, kicking off a 10-day operation to provide tents and other aid to half a million...

Heavy Fighting in Benghazi Kills 5

Clashes between irregular forces of a renegade general and Islamists erupted in Libya's eastern Benghazi city on Wednesday, killing at least five people, medical...

China Warns Pope Francis, Vatican Not to “Interfere” With Country’s Religion

China has reacted cautiously to a bid by Pope Francis to open new dialogue with Beijing, with some officials quick to warn the Vatican...

Death Toll in Japan Landslides Rises to 32

At least 32 people have been killed in landslides that struck Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, officials say. The landslides happened in a residential area near a...

Intelligence Agencies Race to Identify James Foley’s Executioner Who has Been Identified as ‘Apparently’...

A top British official said today it was “apparent” the masked figure dressed in all black who appeared to murder American journalist James Foley...

Traffic Controllers’ Napping Forces China Eastern Plane to Abort Landing

A China Eastern Airlines Corp passenger plane that had started its night-time descent into a Wuhan airport was forced to abort its landing after...