Scotland has rejected independence and chosen to remain part of the U.K. after results of the historic poll were announced Friday morning, giving victory to the unionists by 55 to 45 percent.
The world is reacting to the first interview given by the Christian mother who faced a death sentence in Sudan for her beliefs this week.
Prayer Vigils Mark 2 Years Since Pastor Saeed Abedini's Imprisonment, Supporters Vow Never to Forget Him
More than 460 prayer vigils in 30 countries and territories next week are set to mark the two year anniversary of American pastor Saeed Abedini's imprisonment for his faith in Iran.
At least 15 people have been killed and another 35 wounded after gunmen, suspected to be part of terror group Boko Haram, stormed a teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano and began firing on students.
Nigerian terror group Boko Haram is strengthening and increasing the brutality of its actions as a result of its growing connection with ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria, the Executive Director of the Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans has said. He also strongly urged President Barack Obama to add Boko Haram to the U.S.'s global anti-terror strategy.
Although a group closely monitoring the Syrian civil war claimed last Friday that moderate and Islamist Syrian rebels near Damascus agreed upon a ceasefire with Islamic State militants, a Syrian National Coalition official said Saturday that no such truce has been reached between ISIS and U.S.-vetted rebel forces.
Twenty-six foreign ministers pledged that their countries will do everything necessary to stop terror group ISIS during a major summit in Paris on Monday. The meeting came as the U.S. launched its first airstrikes in Iraq since President Barack Obama's announcement last week the expansion of operations.
Christians Arrested at Prayer Meeting During Anti-Christian Sweep in Saudi Arabia, Where All Churches Are Banned
Over 20 Christians were arrested for holding a prayer meeting at a home in Saudi Arabia, where Christian churches and worship are banned. The Christians, many of them women and children, are appealing to the United States for help.
German authorities imposed a ban on all Islamic State propaganda, symbols and activities that support the terror group, which is also knows as ISIS and ISIL.
Global Leaders Pledge to Fight ISIS 'by Any Means Necessary' But Pathway to Victory Uncertain Without Support From Iran and Syria
While diplomats from 26 countries pledged to unite to fight ISIS "by any means necessary" at a conference in Paris Monday, the pathway to defeating the militant Islamic terror group appeared far from certain as Syria and Iran, the two countries sharing most of Iraq's borders, showed no support for the global coalition led by the U.S.
David Cameron Insists ISIS Militants 'Are Monsters, Not Muslims' Following Beheading of British Aid Worker
British Prime Minister David Cameron insisted that ISIS militants "are monsters" and "not Muslims" following the release of a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines.
During a visit to Italy's largest war memorial, Pope Francis said this weekend that the world's conflicts today, with the kind of crimes, massacres and destruction they involve, could be called a "piecemeal" Third World War.
In response to the plight of Middle East Christians fleeing from their homes in the wake of extremism and terror brought by the Islamic State and other terrorists groups, Christian leaders and advocates called on modern Muslim community leaders against radical Islam and warned that the plight of Christians could have disastrous consequences in the Middle East.
There Are No 'Moderate' Islamic Rebel Groups, Says Syrian Pastor; Argues War Is Never the Right Choice
The pastor of a church in Aleppo has spoken out against President Barack Obama's recently announced plan to support "moderate" rebel groups in Syria, noting that all such groups want to establish Islamic rule. He also discouraged military intervention in the region, arguing that war can never stop war.
Olympian athlete Oscar Pistorius has been cleared of all murder charges after South Africa judge Thokozile Masipa said on Thursday that prosecutors had failed to prove that he intended to kill his girlfriend, model and law graduate Reeva Steenkamp, in an incident in February 2013.
Pope Francis will still travel to Albania this weekend despite warnings from Iraq's ambassador to the Vatican that there are clear assassination threats coming from Islamic State militants.
Christian Nigerians are concerned that the sacrament of communion might put them at risk for contracting the Ebola virus.
Kurds Boot ISIS Fighters From Christian Villages, Kill Senior Commander; US and Its Allies Supply Weapons
Several Christian villages that were overrun by members of ISIS were recaptured by Kurdish peshmerga forces after a clash in northern Iraq that resulted in the death of a senior commander in the terror group on Tuesday.
Over 800 police officers in Australia arrested 15 people on Thursday allegedly connected to terror group ISIS, who are believed to have planned to kidnap and behead people on camera. The counter-terrorism raids on houses and vehicles in Sydney and Brisbane were the largest ever in the country's history.
ISIS' Apocalyptic Magazine Vows to Attack Israel, US Troops as It Conquers Persia, Rome and Arab States
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is vowing to attack Israel over its most-recent conflict with Hamas, and to fight against U.S. troops and the anti-Christ as it conquers Persia and Rome.
Doubt has been cast on the success of a bill being debated in Spain that would increase restriction to abortion access in the European nation.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei put to rest on Monday any speculation that his country would be partnering in anyway with the U.S. and its allies in defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS or ISIL.
Pope Francis married 20 couples at the St.Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Sunday, in an effort to have the Catholic Church become more forgiving in its view on premarital issues as some were already living together and had children.
Pastor Kong Hee Trial: Financial Manager Admits Board Members Told to Keep Quiet About Relationship Between Church and Music Company
City Harvest Church's financial manager has admitted that board members were told to keep quiet about the relationship between the church and the music production company that pastor Kong Hee and five other church members are alleged to have funneled millions to finance his wife, Sun Ho's, popstar career.
Frank Van Den Bleeken, a Belgian man serving a life sentence for rape and murder, has won the "right to die" in a landmark ruling after arguing he cannot control his violent sexual urges.
Death Toll From Nigeria Church Collapse Rises to 45; Preacher TB Joshua Alleges Attack Was by 'Islamic Extremists'
As the death toll from a collapsed guesthouse at the campus of T.B. Joshua's Synagogue Church of All Nations rose to 45 on Monday, the Nigerian preacher said he believes "Islamic extremists" launched an attack using an aircraft.