Evangelical Protestants make up the majority of the 181 cases prosecuted by Russian authorities under the country's notorious "anti-missionary" laws, which came into force last July, according to a report.
As many as 410 incidents of attacks, harassment and threats on Christians were reported in India in the first six months of 2017, the highest ever since the country's independence, according to figures compiled by partners of Open Doors. Attackers are generally from or influenced by groups associated with the governing Hindu nationalist party.
An Iranian actress, who moved to Sweden after her conversion from Islam to Christianity following a vision of Jesus in her dream, is now facing deportation and has been told by Swedish authorities "it's not our problem if you decided to become a Christian" even if the refusal of asylum results in rape, torture or death.
The day after the U.N. Security Council slapped new sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Pyongyang should realize "we are not playing anymore."
About one in 10 Protestant churches has had someone embezzle funds, according to a new survey by LifeWay Research, which says it could be due to churches' reliance on volunteers to handle their finances.
A secretive unit of Islamic State has been training British fighters to carry out terror attacks in the United Kingdom, according to a report, which says the same unit had trained the jihadists behind the Paris and Brussels attacks.
The Islamic State terror group has lost almost a third of its territory in Iraq and Syria mainly due to new policies adopted by President Donald Trump and his administration, a senior State Department official said Friday.
Cambodia has ordered the expulsion of an American Christian group that rescues child sex slaves after it was featured in a recent CNN report, which Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen called an "insulting" story as it exposed how some girls were sold by their own mothers.
A study by The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation claims that Christians in general, and white evangelical Christians in particular, are much more likely than non-Christians to attribute poverty to individual failings.
Sex traffickers and the Islamic State terror group use identical tactics for recruitment, according to Jeff Tiegs, who is with a group working to end sex trafficking in the United States and who is also a counterterrorism expert.
In response to North Korea's claim about another successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile to show its ability to strike the United States, America flew two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula and called on China, Japan and South Korea to do more about Pyongyang's missile tests.
Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, said Sunday that while media was obsessed with the "ridiculous Russian collusion delusion" about the 2016 presidential election, they should have looked at the left-wing firm Fusion GPS, which is allegedly responsible for the Trump-Russia dossier, which is full of "falsities and lies."
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who sought to protect minorities by enacting legislation, had to resign after the Supreme Court disqualified him over charges of corruption. His ouster, the Christian minority fears, could lead to a rise in persecution.
Not only are fewer Americans getting married, but many are delaying marriage, and those who are choosing to say, "I do," are inviting fewer guests, according to a report in Bloomberg, which looked at the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and private research firms.
After U.S. Senate Republicans failed to get the necessary votes to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood, Live Action President and founder Lila Rose criticized those who opposed the bill, saying their decision will lead to the killing of "900 innocent preborn children every day."
The State Department has "categorically" denied reports that its lawyers have removed the word "genocide" from speeches and official documents that describe the Islamic State's brutal treatment of Christians and Yazidis in Iraq and Syria.
After Poland's former president and democracy icon Lech Walesa joined the ongoing protests over the governing party's plan to bring Poland's judicial system under its political control, President Andrzej Duda said he will block the proposed legislation.
Anthony Scaramucci, Donald Trump's new White House communications director, supported gay marriage and abortion in his tweets in the past, but now he says he is going to delete the old tweets and will serve only the agenda of the president.