27th May, 2015

The Salvation Army report

Just $18 a day. That, according to a

27th May, 2015

All 35 Assyrian villages along the Khabur River - captured by forces of the so-called Islamic State in February - have been liberated, according to reports.

The Assyrian International News Agency reports that of the

26th May, 2015

Islamic extremist attacks in Nigeria"s Adamawa state in the past 10 days have killed at least 29 people after weeks of Boko Haram rebels losing ground to government forces in the northeast, sources said.

26th May, 2015

Several people were injured when anti-Christian mob violence broke out again in the Pakistani city of Lahore, the scene of suicide bombings against two churches in March that killed 17 worshippers.

Christians in the area told

25th May, 2015

The Australian Christian Lobby has called for a non-binding national plebiscite on the issue of same-sex marriage.

The call comes in the wake of the vote in Ireland in which a majority of voters - 62

25th May, 2015

A Pakistani court has charged 106 suspects with involvement in last year's lynching and burning to death of a Christian couple in an incident that underscored wider persecution of believers in the heavily Islamic nation, BosNewsLife

22nd May, 2015

The gap between the rich and poor is widening in OECD nations with the richest 10 per cent now earning 9.6 times the income of the poorest 10 per cent, according to a new report.

The

21st May, 2015

Humanitarian organisations are responding to a growing humanitarian crisis in the small central African nation of Burundi which has seen more than 105,000 people flee the country.

Weeks of unrest and protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza's

20th May, 2015

Martin Scorsese's forthcoming film is based on Shusaku Endo's book, Silence.

Renowned

20th May, 2015

Dozens of children as young as seven-years-old have been killed, raped, and, abducted and recruited as soldiers in a series of attacks in South Sudan's Unity State over a two week period, according to eyewitness reports

19th May, 2015

Almost 25,000 people have fled the Iraqi city of Ramadi after it was seized by fighters of the so-called Islamic State over the weekend, according to the UN.

Lise Grande, the UN's humanitarian coordinator in Iraq,

19th May, 2015

The US-based arm of persecuted church ministry Open Doors is calling for people to sign a petition asking US President Barack Obama to appoint a Special Envoy for Religious Minorities in the Near East and South

18th May, 2015

The UK-based Jubilee Debt Campaign has joined more than 30 Asian-based organisations in calling for Nepal's debts to be cancelled in the wake of two massive earthquakes which have left much of the small

16th May, 2015

Seven Ethiopian Christians have been charged with holding "illegal meetings in secret locations", a charge they deny as they say they have fulfilled legal requirements.

The men were released on bail after a

15th May, 2015

Gunmen killed a church pastor and more than 70 other Christians in Plateau state in the past month, sources said.


Setting fire to church buildings and houses in attacks that

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