At least 80 people have died after a twin suicide bomb attack in Kabul which targeted a protest organised by Afghanistan's Hazara community and was reportedly the deadliest attack in the country since 2001.

More than 230 more were injured in the attack on the Afghan capital on Saturday, during

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At least nine people have died after a lone gunman opened fire in a shopping centre in the southern German city of Munich.

Authorities said the 18-year-old gunman, a German-Iranian dual national who was later found dead about a kilometre away after apparently taking

Up to 40 per cent of Malawi's population - 6.5 million people - may need emergency food aid in the coming months in what is set to become the largest ever emergency food relief operation in the African nation's history, the World Food Programme said this week.

As many as


The chief of an umbrella organisation representing many of Nigeria's numerous Christian denominations has urged the government to stop an alleged plan by Muslim militants to "wipe out Christians" in the African nation.

The call came after a church was attacked by angry Muslims, just days after

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Nepal's first religious freedom case since the country's new constitution was implemented in 2015 is due to come to trial later this week.  

Facing charges will be eight Christian counsellors arrested for distributing a pamphlet about Jesus in a Christian school while helping children through

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rev Dr Rowan Williams, has spoken out against the recent fighting in South Sudan, saying it was "the poorest and most vulnerable who bear the brunt of the violence, who have lost lives, loved ones and homes".

More than 300 people have died and thousands

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One Christian is dead, several others have been wounded and a fire gutted a church building after Muslims across Egypt waged a weekend of violence against Copts.

In Tahana El-Gabal village in Minya Governorate, on Sunday night, 17th July, Fam Mary Khalaf, 27, was overpowered by


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Iraqi wetlands believed by some to have been the location of the Garden of Eden and a modernist chapel in France are among the most recent additions to the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The UN cultural organisation announced this week

Church leaders in Zimbabwe have appealed for the government to listen to the "cries of citizens" and to address a range of concerns to "avoid total collapse of the state".

In a statement released last week, the church leaders - who included representatives of the Evanglical Fellowship of Zimbabwe, the

The UN Human Rights Commissioner has issued a stern warning to forces fighting in Syria, saying that there will one day be a "reckoning" for crimes committed against civilians in the country's conflict.

The call comes amid estimates that at least 150,000 civilians are trapped in the opposition-held part of

Georges Lemopoulos, acting general secretary of the World Council of Churches, has called for prayer and caring acts in the wake of the terrorist attack in the French coastal resort of Nice last week.

At least 84 people, reportedly including 10 children, were killed and about 200 injured when a


Seven evangelical lay Christians and a pastor who were detained and allegedly mistreated in Nepal after being caught handing out Bibles to children have been released but could face a trial for "proselytizing", church sources told BosNewsLife.

Police detained seven Christians on 8th June in the northern district

The Australian Christian Lobby has thrown its support behind Senator Nick Xenaphon and MP Andrew Wilkie's renewed calls for gambling reform, saying that the onus is on newly returned Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to ensure people with a gambling addiction and their families are adequately protected.

The two politicians this

Eighty people have died in the French coastal resort of Nice when a truck ploughed into a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations on Thursday night, media reports said.

In what it has been described by police as a "major criminal attack" amid speculation it may have been a terrorist attack,

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A Pakistani Christian and his family have fled their home in the religiously conservative city of Gujrat, after he was accused of committing blasphemy by sending an offensive message via mobile-phone text.

Nadeem James, 23, from the Yaqoobabad area of the city, and his family




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