Deadly Bombing at Army Recruiting Center in Baghdad Kills 21

Iraqi officials say the toll from a suicide bombing at a military recruiting center in Baghdad has risen to 21 killed and nearly three...

Iraq Puts Assault Against Al Qaeda in Fallujah on Hold as 29 are Killed...

Iraqi troops will delay assaulting the militant-held city of Fallujah, an officer said Tuesday, citing possible civilian casualties, as fighting and missile strikes in...

Dennis Rodman Issues Apology for his Highly-Unneccessary Outburst in North Korea; Blames It On...

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his much-criticized outburst about an American citizen imprisoned in North Korea, saying he was stressed out...

Reported Cases of Christians Who Were Killed for Their Faith Doubled In 2013

Reported cases of Christians killed for their faith around the world doubled in 2013 from the year before, with Syria accounting for more than the...

NBC Prepares for Worst in Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will be one of the biggest news stories of the coming months. There will of course be...

Dennis Rodman Serenades N. Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un at Birthday Basketball Game

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un celebrated his 31st birthday on Wednesday by watching a basketball game that was played in his honor and...

U.S. State Department Names and Shames 8 Countries That Severely Suppress Religious Freedom

At its core, freedom of religion or belief requires freedom of expression. Both fundamental rights are protected in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,...

Egyptian Police Step Up Security as Coptic Christians Celebrate Their Christmas Holiday

Egyptian police deployed at churches across the country with orders to use live ammunition to protect Coptic Christians over their Christmas holiday, the Interior...

Dennis Rodman and Team of ex-NBA All Stars Arrive in North Korea

Dennis Rodman said Monday that a game he and other former National Basketball Association players are planning in North Korea will be a "birthday...

Vatican says Pope Francis is Not Open to Homosexual Civil Unions

The Vatican on Sunday denied Italian media reports that recent comments by Pope Francis signaled his openness to the legal recognition of same-sex unions...

Saudis, Arab League Apparently Back Kerry’s Framework for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

US Secretary of State John Kerry spent Sunday jetting around the Middle East and attempting to shore up support for a US framework plan...

14 People Killed in Stampede for Food at Mosque in China

A stampede broke out during an event at a mosque in northern China, killing 14 people and injuring 10 others, a state news agency...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Suffers Fractured Pelvis from Ski Injury; Cancels 3 Weeks of...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was injured in a fall while cross-country skiing in Switzerland and has cancelled several meetings in the next three weeks,...

Judge in India States All Pre-marital Sex is ‘Immoral’; Says Grown Women Who Engage...

Pre-marital sex is "immoral" and against the "tenets of every religion", a Delhi court has said while holding that every act of sexual intercourse...

Muslim Attackers Torch Christian Library in Lebanon, Destroying Over Half of 80,000 Books

Hundreds of Lebanese took to the streets of the northern city of Tripoli on Saturday to protest the torching of a decades-old library owned...

Islamic Front in Syria Issues Strong Warning to Al-Qaeda Fighters

Syria's Islamic Front, the country's biggest rebel alliance, issued Sunday a strong warning to Al-Qaeda jihadists with the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater...

Human Body Parts Which ‘Fell from Sky’ in Saudi Arabia Likely Come from Person...

Human body parts fell from the sky in the city of Jeddah Sunday, with police saying they could be the remains of a person...