Muhammadu Buhari Wins Nigerian Elections; CANAN Says Outgoing Christian President Goodluck Jonathan Acted 'Heroically' by Peacefully Conceding Defeat to Muslim RivalWednesday April 1st, 2015 05:15:04 PM
The Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans has said that outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan, a Christian, has acted "heroically" by peacefully conceding the presidency to his rival, Muhammadu Buhari, a Muslim. CANAN said that it had prayed for a peaceful outcome, and expressed hope that Buhari will be able to drive out terror group Boko Haram from Nigeria.
A new video by terror group ISIS shows children that appear to have been trained at its jihadist camps leading out eight Syrian men to their execution and handing out the knives used by the militants to carry out the beheadings.
Alleged Cellphone Footage Shows Germanwings Flight 9525's Last Moments Before Crash, Passengers Heard Screaming 'My God' in Several LanguagesWednesday April 1st, 2015 11:38:47 AM
Alleged cellphone footage of the final moments from Germanwings Flight 9525 that was deliberately crashed last week, killing all 150 people on board, records people screaming "My God" in several different languages. While investigators have said that no such footage has been found, both German and French newspapers have sworn to have seen it.
N. Korea Detains S. Korean Pastor for 'Espionage'; Presbyterian Church Clarifies He Was Missionary Helping N. Korean Homeless Children in ChinaWednesday April 1st, 2015 11:14:14 AM
One of two South Korean men that were detained late last year by the North Korean government on charges of espionage has been identified as a Presbyterian pastor who has dedicated much of the last 13 years to missionary work benefiting North Korean defectors in China.
A second atheist blogger has been hacked to death by suspected Islamic extremists in the span of a month in Bangladesh. Twenty-seven year-old Washiqur Rahman was found stabbed to death on Monday in Dhaka, less than a month after American citizen Avijit Roy was killed for promoting secularism and criticizing religious extremism.
Mass Exorcisms of Youth at Polish Camp Leave Many Upset: 'It Was Really Scary, Almost Like a Mental Asylum,' Says TeenTuesday March 31st, 2015 02:20:06 PM
Nearly 1,000 youth sent to a religious camp found themselves going through exorcisms at the hands of a local priest in Gryfice, Poland.
As the high-profile nuclear deal negotiations between the U.S., Iran, and several other countries entered the final scheduled day of talks on Tuesday, the American Center for Law and Justice reminded President Barack Obama of his promise to do all he can to get Iran to release imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini.
Germanwings Co-Pilot Lubitz Was Treated for 'Suicidal Tendencies' Before Receiving License, Sparks Discussion Over Doctor-Patient ConfidentialityTuesday March 31st, 2015 12:18:43 PM
Revelations that Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was treated for "suicidal tendencies" before receiving his pilot's license has sparked a discussion on doctor-patient confidentiality in Germany, with some lawmakers suggesting doctors should have a duty to speak out if a person's condition potentially puts other lives at risk.
Al-Shabaab Releases ISIS-Style Mass Execution Video Showing Somali Civilians Being Shot to Death While Swimming in the OceanMonday March 30th, 2015 06:50:18 PM
The al-Shabaab terrorist group in Somalia has released a new ISIS-style execution video purporting to show the execution of a group of male Somali civilians who were forced into the sea to swim for their lives and fatally gunned down by a firing squad of militants using machine guns.
The pastor of the Lutheran church attended by former Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz spoke out to say that he fully supports the family and stands by him despite the accusations that he purposely caused the plane he was co-piloting to crash, killing 150 people on March 24.
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