Horrific stories of the ongoing genocide being carried out by ISIS against Christians and other religious minorities were shared at a conference in New York last week, with one account revealing that a couple was sent the body parts of their dead daughters, along with a video of them being raped and tortured.
At about noon on Saturday, shocked residents of the Boscobel, St. Mary community on the Caribbean island of Jamaica stumbled upon the bound and lifeless body of missionary Randy Hentzel, 48.
Singapore's City Harvest Church Missions Director Pastor Bobby Chaw says people in Japan received a warning on Facebook about prison-facing Pastor Kong Hee despite the fact that he was in the country to help with relief work for earthquake victims.
A new report says Russia, along with the United States, are pushing for talks that would result in Aleppo becoming part of the temporary "regime of calm."
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday ordered the arrest of hundreds of supporters of Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr who stormed Iraq's parliament Saturday evening and camped out, demanding reforms in the political quota system that was introduced after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion.
Two suicide car bombs claimed by Islamic State killed at least 32 people and wounded 75 others in the center of the southern Iraqi city of Samawa on Sunday, police and medics said.
Hindu radicals in India doused a Christian pastor and his wife in gasoline in an attempt to force them to convert, a leading Christian human rights group has reported.
The leader of a Chinese church in Henan, whose wife was killed earlier in April after demolition crews buried her alive, has won the rights to the land where the church was destroyed.
The Islamic State terror group has crucified two men it accused of being spies in a video posted online, which some observers said was "shockingly similar" to first-person-shooter video games because of the style.
Islamist terrorists on the island of Jolo in southern Philippines have beheaded a Canadian hostage and threw his severed head in a plastic bag to be found by police. More than 20 other foreign hostages are still being held captive.
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