A jailed leader of more than 30 churches and congregations in northeastern India faces a trial on charges supporters link to his Christian activities, sources told Worthy News late Thursday.
San Francisco leaders voted to allow the city’s police department to use potentially lethal robots in emergency situations.
Chinese security forces have increased their presence in several cities after days of protests against strict COVID-19 lockdowns turned into the largest anti-government rallies in years.
A gunman shot and killed six people in a Walmart superstore in Chesapeake, in the U.S. state of Virginia, police said early Wednesday.
Suspected Palestinian militants set off explosions at two bus stops in Jerusalem, leaving one person dead and at least 15 people injured, authorities said early Wednesday.
Turkish police have arrested 47 people over the explosion in central Istanbul that left at least eight people dead and 81 others wounded, police said Monday.
A medical flight was unable to land in the Dutch capital Saturday as hundreds of environmental activists stormed an area holding private jets at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, officials said.
Israeli security forces conducted an overnight raid in the West Bank city of Nablus, destroying an explosives manufacturing site belonging to the Lion’s Den terrorist group.
Political tensions are rising in the Netherlands after the Dutch government decided to accommodate thousands of migrants on cruise ships.
Ukraine said Monday that Russian strikes, involving drones and drones, killed at least seven people, including a couple in the capital Kyiv.
A fire at one of Iran’s most notorious prisons where Christians and political activists are among inmates has killed at least four people and injured 61 others, Iranian authorities acknowledged Sunday.
Iran suffered a “major disruption” in the country’s internet service Wednesday, as anti-government protests continue nationwide, the Associated Press reports. The protests were triggered on September 16 when news broke that 22-year-old Mahsa Amini had died in police custody after being arrested for not wearing a hijab properly.
At least 108 people have now been killed in Iran’s nationwide anti-government protests, triggered by the death in custody of 22-year old Mahsa Amini following her arrest by hijab police last month, the Times of Israel (TOI) reported Wednesday.
Riots broke out throughout east Jerusalem and the West Bank on Wednesday night amid rising tensions surrounding IDF operations in Shuafat and Nablus and a visit by Jews to Joseph’s Tomb.
The International Christian Concern (ICC) advocacy organization has published a new Persecution Incident Report for China, attesting that the years-long persecution against believers by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has intensified to where it is no longer safe to be Christian in the country. The ICC report covers the period July 2021-June 2022.
Iranian state TV was hacked Saturday night as its main news program suddenly transitioned to a photo of Supreme Leader Khamenei with the words “The Blood of Our Youths Is on Your Hands” along with images of Mahsa Amini, who died in custody last month after being arrested by Tehran’s hijab police, and three teenage girls killed in the subsequent nationwide uprisings, Iran International reports.
A Christian woman who was imprisoned without bail for blaspheming Islam in a WhatsApp message has gone on trial in Nigeria’s Bauchi state, Morning Star News (MSN) reported on October 5.
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha ordered an urgent probe and offered condolences after at least 37 people, most of them children, were killed in a knife and gun attack at a childcare center in north-eastern Thailand.
Growing up under a repressive system, Sharo, a 35-year-old university graduate, never thought she would hear words of open rebellion spoken out loud. Now she herself chants slogans like “Death to the Dictator!” with a fury she didn’t know she had, as she joins protests calling for toppling the country’s rulers.
Iranian police are clashing with students across the country as the Islamist regime nears its 20th delay of deadly crackdowns on protesters seeking rights for women.