Hmong Christians in the Nghe An province of Vietnam are suffering intense persecution as officials work to create “Christian-free zones,” Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Christians make up 8.5% of the population in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, where many identify with animism and with ethnic Vietnamese Folk religion.
Four families in northern Vietnam have been officially expelled from their village homes because they converted to Christianity, Christian Today reports.
US President Joe Biden will host a Special Summit for leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Washington next month, the Washington Examiner reports.
Devoted Christians in northwestern Vietnam faced a challenging Easter after government officials raided a Catholic Church service in the region.
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency spies on Americans as part of a controversial program that has been hidden from Congress and the public, senators say.
Hundreds of people were confirmed dead Tuesday as rescue operations continued to find survivors after the Philippines’ deadliest typhoon this year.
Impoverished Christians were among those whose homes were destroyed as Typhoon Rai, known locally as Odette, killed at least 75 people in the Philippines, Worthy News learned Sunday.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was “shocked, appalled and deeply saddened” after at least 30 people died when their boat sank in the Channel.
A pastoral couple and 11 members of their church have been interrogated by Vietnamese police officials in regard to false accusations that the Christians maliciously started a significant COVID-19 outbreak in Ho Chi Minh City in May, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Local Christian leaders believe the interrogation and accusations are part of an effort to defame and shame Vietnamese evangelicals.
Colin Powell, who served as America’s first Black national security adviser, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Secretary of State during challenging times, has died, his family says.
While it is not known when post-Brexit Britain will be able to sign a full and comprehensive free trade deal with the United States, Boris Johnson hopes to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) partnership in 2022, Reuters reports.
Americans face massive shortages of consumer goods ranging from cars to shoes ahead of Christmas as the global supply chain almost collapses due to restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials warned late Sunday.
The NATO military alliance says at least 20 people died in the last week near Kabul airport in attempts to flee Afghanistan by plane after the Islamist Taliban group captured the capital.
U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday that the takeover of Afghanistan by the Islamist Taliban group went more quickly than anticipated. Still, he defended his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from the war-torn country. “American troops should not die in a war that Afghans are not willing to fight for themselves,” he told the nation in televised remarks from the White House.
U.S. President Joe Biden was to return to the White House on Monday to deliver long-delayed remarks on Afghanistan, the White House said.
People plunged to their death as many tried to hold on to a leaving American military jet in Kabul as they tried to escape the Islamist Taliban group, U.S. officials confirmed.
In scenes reminiscent of the fall of Saigon 45 years ago, U.S. embassy staff were fleeing Kabul Sunday as the militant Taliban group entered the Afghan capital.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled Afghanistan Sunday as the Islamic militant Taliban group entered Kabul.
Britain and the United States have agreed to send thousands of troops to help evacuate their citizens as the Islamist militant Taliban group moves towards control over Afghanistan.
Vietnam has come under fire from US government officials and international human rights advocates after Vietnamese authorities raided two churches and arrested over 20 Christians, almost all of whom belong to the persecuted Montagnard ethnic group, in May, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.