Iraq Claims Mosul Dam Now In Government Control

Iraq's government claimed Monday to have recaptured the Mosul dam from Islamic militants following two days of U.S. airstrikes that targeted militants in the...

Why Being a Christian in Pakistan Feels Like a ‘Crime’

This Islamic republic's wealthy and cosmopolitan capital is jokingly referred to as "a beautiful city 15 minutes from Pakistan." But life is no laughing...

Yazidi Kurd Refugees Prepare for Life in Exile

They are the faces of an entire community on the run. Singled out, threatened, chased at gunpoint from their homes. Pursued purely because they are members...

Suicide Bomber in Northern Mali Kills Two UN Peacekeepers

Two UN peacekeepers have been killed and seven others were injured in a suicide attack on a UN patrol base in northern Mali. A pick-up...

Landslide, Floods in Nepal Leave 84 Killed, 156 Still Missing

At least 84 people have been killed and 156 still missing in Nepal as heavy downpour continues across the country, triggering landslides and floods,...

Ukrainian Fighter Plane Shot Down by Separatists

Ukraine's government said Sunday that separatists shot down a Ukrainian fighter plane after army troops entered deep inside a rebel-controlled city in the east...

Kenya Barring People Traveling from Countries Hit by Ebola

The Kenyan government over the weekend said it will bar passengers traveling from three West African countries hit by the Ebola outbreak, closing a...

Hamas Says Israel ‘Must Accept the Demands of the Palestinians or Face a Long...

The offers for peace made to the Palestinian delegation in Cairo don’t meet the demands of the people in Gaza, Hamas’ head of foreign...

In S. Korea, Pope Francis Stops to Pray at Memorial for Aborted Babies

Pope Francis has generally avoided hot-button "culture war" issues like abortion, arguing that the church's doctrine on the sanctity of life is well-known and...

Merkel Urges Putin to Stop Sending Arms to Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to "stop the flow of military equipment, military advisers and armed personnel crossing the border...

Germany Recorded Hillary Clinton’s Conversations When She Was Secretary of State

German intelligence agents intercepted and recorded Hillary Clinton in conversation as she traveled aboard a United States government plane while she was Secretary of...

Edward Snowden Claims that NSA Hackers Are Responsible for Syria Being Offline Two Years...

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has claimed a team of NSA hackers was responsible for effectively knocking the entire country of Syria offline...

Pakistanis Vow to Continue Protests Until PM Resigns

More than 20,000 anti-government protesters flooded the center of Pakistan's capital on Saturday, vowing to stay in the streets until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...

WATCH: U.S. Takes Out ISIS Elements to Protect Civilians in New Airstrikes; EU Approves...

U.S. military officials say drone strikes against Islamic State insurgents have destroyed two armed vehicles south of the Iraqi town of Sinjar. The U.S. Central...

Pope Francis Visits ‘Cemetary for Abortion Victims’ While in South Korea

Pope Francis visited a symbolic “cemetery for abortion victims” Saturday during his visit to South Korea, a gesture that strongly reaffirms the Church’s stance...

US Launches Airstrikes Near Mosul Dam Which ISIS Seized

U.S. airstrikes targeted the area near Mosul Dam on Saturday in an effort to drive out Islamic State militants who took control of the...

Man Dies, Others Being Treated at Hospitals After 35 People Found in Shipping Container...

A man has died after 35 people - including children - were found in a shipping container at Tilbury Docks. The survivors - believed to...

Chadian Security Forces Reportedly Freed 100 People Captured by Boko Haram

Nigerian authorities say the Boko Haram militant group kidnapped 100 people, and most were freed by security forces from neighboring Chad. A Nigerian security official...

UN Says That Deaths Reported from Ebola Could be “Vastly Underestimated”

Beds in Ebola treatment centers are filling up faster than they can be provided, evidence that an outbreak in West Africa is far more...

A Message from Iraq’s Christian Diaspora: If the West Doesn’t Intervene Now, All Christians...

ACROSS the world, Catholics and some eastern Christians (those who use the modern calendar) are today marking one of the most important feasts in...