Hundreds of students are protesting to demand free education for all in South Africa since February in a campaign called #FeesMustFall.
The Ethiopian government has declared a state of emergency after months of anti-government protests in the Oromia region.
Hurricane Matthew has claimed at least 478 deaths in Haiti, and left over 300,000 people in need of disaster relief. An estimated 61,000 people have sought shelter in the impoverished country.
In the face of the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew, Christian aid groups have come to provide relief to those affected both in Haiti and in the southeastern states of the United States.
Islamic extremists from al-Shabab group killed six people in an attack on a residential compound in north-eastern Kenyan town of Mandera which borders Somalia.
Norway has allowed children as young as 6 years to legally change their gender by filling out an online form. Under the country's new law, the children only need parental approval. Changing gender will not require doctor's consent, counseling, and surgery.
A baby was born in Mexico with “three parents,” about five months ago to parents who had had four miscarriages and lost two children. The mother’s DNA is a carrier of Leigh syndrome which affects the nervous system of the infants because of which her children died at young age.
The church in France where an elderly priest was murdered by Islamic jihadists about two months ago was reopened on October 2 after procession by priests in the town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray.
Pope Francis: Transgender People Must Be Cared for in Churches, But Teaching Children to Choose Gender Is 'Ideological Colonization'
Pope Francis drew a distinction between providing love and pastoral care to a transgender people and teaching children that our gender can be chosen by will.
Disney Movie ‘Queen of Katwe’: A Real-Life Story of God Leading Uganda Girl to Become National Chess Champion Through Sports Outreach Ministry
A girl living in slums of Uganda had an encounter with God through an evangelistic Sports Outreach Ministry (SOM) which introduced her to chess. As Phiona Mutesi grew in Jesus, she found that He has gifted her to play chess -- and to be marvelous at the game. She then goes on to become a national champion. This is the real-life story "Queen of Katwe" produced by Disney, where Mutesi is played by actress Lupita Nyong'o.
SBC International Mission Board President David Platt Reports Apparent Resurrection of Man in Remote Southeast Asian Village
David Platt, President of International Mission Board at Southern Baptist Convention, recounted a story of a man believed to be dead raised again through prayers in a previously unreached people group in Southeast Asia.
Christians Assaulted in India for Distributing Christian Tracts and Inviting People to Sunday Prayers
Three Christians were attacked in the Indian state of Maharashtra for distributing religious tracts and inviting people to Sunday prayers.
Poland is considering a new abortion law which will ban all abortions except when the mother’s life is in danger.
UN: South Sudan Becomes Fourth Country to Cross 1 Million Refugee Mark, After Syria, Afghanistan, and Somalia
Over one million South Sudanese refugees have fled the country to avoid being caught up in the violence raging in the country since the civil war started in 2013, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said in a statement on September 16.
A Canadian man who was arrested and jailed two years ago in China on charges of spying and stealing intelligence was released on Tuesday.