International

Page 4 of 133 

Sitting out the ISIS war

By D.C. Innes
Posted

ISIS | We’ve heard lots of talk about how to fight ISIS, how much to fight them—whether to contain, destroy, or merely defeat them—and even about the…

We’re all auxiliary troops in a holy war

By Janie B. Cheaney
Posted

ISIS | The identity of “Jihadi John”—the well-spoken butcher who presided over gory executions staged by the Islamic State, ISIS—was a bit of a…

Taiwan remembers 1947 massacre

By Angela Lu
Posted

Taiwan | Ceremonies at the 228 Memorial mark a painful period in the island’s history that still scars its relationship with China

Russian opposition leader shot dead

By Mickey McLean
Posted

Russia | Boris Nemtsov, the former deputy prime minister of Russia turned opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow early Saturday morning, officials said. The…

Barnabas Aid director resigns after sexual assault conviction

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Courts | A British jury found Patrick Sookhdeo guilty of groping a female staffer and intimidating two witnesses

Globe Trot: ISIS attempts to rewrite history by pillaging Iraq’s museums

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ISIS has released a video showing its fighters smashing ancient artifacts in Mosul Museum. Now we may be thankful collections of similar artifacts from…

ISIS sweep

By Mindy Belz
Posted

Syria | Number of Assyrian Christians kidnapped in Syria mounts, may top 250

Indian official accuses Mother Teresa of conversion-mongering

By Anna K. Poole
Posted

India | Indian Nationalist leader Mohan Bhagwat is mad at Mother Teresa. The New York Times reportedthe leader of the nationalist RSS party proclaimed at…

U.S. missionary snatched in Nigeria

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Missions | Masked gunmen kidnapped an American missionary in central Nigeria on Monday and are demanding $300,000 for her release. The Rev. Phyllis Sortor, a missionary…

Kenyan government announces measures to tame rogue preachers

By Moses Wasamu
Posted

Kenya | Kenyan churches are protesting newly proposed rules that would regulate the registration and operation of religious organizations, part of a government…

Opening Arabia to business and peace

By D.C. Innes
Posted

Middle East | President Obama wants to fight ISIS with a jobs program, perhaps a New Deal for the Middle East. U.S. State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf told…

Turkey gets first Christian TV station

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Turkey | For the first time, millions of people in Turkey watching government-regulated satellite television will be able to find Christian programming. Shows created…

Page 4 of 133