On Wednesday of June 17, President Trump extended existing U.S. sanctions on North Korea for another year. North Korea and South Korea were experiencing tensions when North Korea blew up the inter-Kor… Churches reopened for the first time after the corona outbreak on Sunday of May 24 but several other churches waited out another week to reopen. A couple attempting to flee North Korea with their teenage nephew to South Korea has been executed by North Korean authorities. A source in North Korea who requested to stay anonymous shared, "They we… A line from the South Korean drama 'Crash Landing on You' is becoming a part of everyday speech. "Since late last year, it's become popular for people to ask each other, 'You think you're the general … Police tried to force Pastor Ma to stop preaching and spreading the gospel.
Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi's appeal to overturn the death penalty for alleged blasphemy charges will be heard by the country's highest court this October. About 54 people were killed and over 70 injured when a suspected ISIS suicide bomber blew himself up at a Kurdish wedding celebration in Gaziantep province, Turkey. At least 22 of the victims in the attack were under the age of 14. Chinese authorities in the eastern province of Zhejiang have banned all religious and prayer-related activities in hospitals. The pastors will no longer be allowed to visit hospitals to pray for sick and preach in hospitals.
Olympian Abbey D’Agostino Helps Contender Get Up on Her Feet in Race, Says 'God Prepared My Heart to Respond that Way'
Two women Olympic contenders showed the world what sports is all about. A U.S. drone strike killed an Islamic State branch leader in Afghanistan on July 26, the Pentagon reported on August 12.
China Convicts Four Activists, Including Two House Church Leaders, for Conspiracy of Subverting the Nation
Chinese authorities convicted four rights activists on charges of state subversion, who were detained last year as part of a nationwide crackdown on lawyers and activists.
Religious Freedom Grave Concern in Majority of Countries Around the World: US State Department Report
The US State Department released the religious freedom report for the year 2015, and expressed grave concern over the state of religious freedom in a majority of countries around the world. About 2 million residents in Aleppo are without running water and electricity, the United Nations said in a press release. Belgian police is on a lookout for a teenager who was featured in a video posted on a French website, singing a song with lyrics that said: “annihilate the hateful Christians, kill them all. Do not leave a single one of them.” Divisions in Boko Haram have emerged with the appointment of a new leader who was criticized by the group's long-time military commander.