Islamic State gained full control of a border crossing between Iraq and Syria Sunday, the day after an alliance of Iraqi forces managed to take back from the terror group a town east of Ramadi and advanced to liberate another neighboring town.
Ireland, a traditionally Catholic country, appears to have become the first country to legalize gay marriage through a popular vote Saturday, as both government ministers and opponents of the proposed constitutional amendment said hours after the counting of votes began Saturday.
Football Star David Luiz, 28, Vows to Wait Until Marriage for Sex After Being Baptized Into Hillsong ChurchFriday May 22nd, 2015 05:05:06 PM
International football star and ex-Chelsea defender David Luiz vowed to abstain from sex until after he's married in an Instagram post last week which included a picture from his recent baptism.
Islamic State (IS) Militants in Syria seized the ancient city of Palmyra on May 20, expanding their hold in Syria that now encompasses half of the country.
Recent news concerning the still missing Malaysian Flight MH370 indicated that the underwater search for the aircraft has been expanded into the southern Indian Ocean.
An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan convicted on Thursday 106 suspects believed to have taken part in the lynching of a Christian couple in November 2014. Shama and Shahzad Masih were beaten and burned to death by a Muslim mob, who accused the Christians of burning a copy of the Quran.
A Nigerian pastor was arrested at his church this week over an alleged attempt to export over $3 million worth of narcotic drugs to South Africa from a Lagos airport.
Osama bin Laden Repeatedly Warned Against Formation of ISIS, Huge 'Treasure-Trove' of Documents RevealsThursday May 21st, 2015 12:05:22 PM
Osama bin Laden, the founder of al-Qaeda and mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks, repeatedly warned his supporters against the formation of terror group ISIS, newly released documents by the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence revealed.
Assyrian Christian Children Forced to Watch ISIS Beheadings: 'What Kind of World Is This for Kids to Grow Up In?'Wednesday May 20th, 2015 04:14:33 PM
Assyrian Christians fleeing ISIS from Syria who've made it to Beiruit, Lebanon, have said that their children were forced to watch beheadings and other atrocities carried out by the Islamic militants. Over 220 Assyrians remain in captivity, with ISIS demanding millions in ransoms, but there is no one to pay such money.
The Foundation for African Heritage, a coalition of non-governmental organizations in Nigeria, has pushed back against suggestions by a United Nations organization that the pregnant women and girls rescued from Boko Haram be allowed to undergo abortions, which is illegal in most cases under local law.
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