The provincial government of China’s eastern coastal province of Zhejiang is conducting a three-year campaign to eradicate “illegal” structures — a program that Christians believe will give the government carte blanche to demolish some Christian churches.
Father Frans (Francis) Van der Lugt, a Jesuit priest, was shot and killed in the besieged Syrian city of Homs on April 7.
Alan Gross, an American contractor who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years, began a hunger strike last week to protest his treatment by both the Cuban and U.S. governments.
A Coptic woman has become the latest victim of deadly Islamic violence against Christians in Egypt.
Pro-Russian protesters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk are reported to have declared a “people’s republic.” The separatists seized the city's Security Service of Ukraine building over the weekend and raised a Russian flag over it on Monday, proclaiming the creation of the independent People’s Republic of Donetsk.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for April 7 - 13, 2014.
Anja Niedringhaus, a German photojournalist working for the Associated Press, was shot and killed on April 4 by an Afghan policeman. Her colleague, Kathy Gannon, a Canadian AP reporter, was shot twice and was in stable condition after undergoing surgery at a hospital in Khost. She was afterward transferred to a medical center at Bagram Airfield, north of Kabul and U.S. officials said the military is attempting to evacuate her.
With France’s economy falling apart even more quickly than its fellow European Union partners under the Big Government leadership of Socialist President Francois Hollande, the French went to the polls this weekend in local elections and voted for change — real change — in massive numbers.
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman calls for TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) as strong as NATO.