A member of the conservative organization, Alliance Defending Freedom International, has been elected to a religious freedom post in the United Nations. Kelsey Zorzi, UN counsel for ADF International, started this week as president of the UN's NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief. Prior to her election, she served...
When doctors seem incapable of curing people of terminal diseases, patients and family members often seek divine intervention. Although many ill people pray and look for God's help as a last resort, some Ebola victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo are first looking to God instead of doctors...
TORONTO (Reuters) - Populist leader Doug Ford was sworn in as Ontario’s new premier on Friday, ending 15 years of Liberal rule in Canada’s most populous province, and he promised to drop a program aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Ontario Premier Doug Ford is pictured as he speaks...
Christian filmmaker and animator Pete Docter is now the new Creative Officer of Pixar Animation. Pete Docter will fill the role left by John Lasseter, who left the company over misconduct allegations. Docter has been with Pixar for years, and began as one of the writers and animators on Toy Story....
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Islamist militants armed with rockets and explosives raided the headquarters of an African military taskforce in central Mali, leaving at least six people dead on Friday, a spokesman for the force said. FILE PHOTO: People enter the G5 Sahel force's new military headquarters...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has stressed to China the importance of continued enforcement of sanctions on North Korea to press it to give up its nuclear weapons, after warning of signs of backsliding by Beijing. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during an...
YANGON/COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Rohingya refugees returning to Myanmar will have no explicit guarantees of citizenship or freedom of movement throughout the country, under a secret agreement between the government and the United Nations seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya refugee child is handed food rations at...
BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - A ceasefire has been agreed for southern Syria between the government and rebels, a Jordanian official source said on Friday, amid fears of a gathering humanitarian catastrophe in a region sensitive to neighbors Jordan and Israel. Residents celebrate the army's arrival in the formerly rebel-held town...
GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinians, one of them a 14-year-old boy, and wounded 415 others with live fire and tear gas during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza health officials said. The aunt of 14-year-old Palestinian boy Yasser Abu Al-Naja, who was...
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s government will move jailed Catalan separatist leaders to prisons in their home region, as it pursues efforts to take the heat out of a bitter political face-off that has destabilized the country. The detention of nine former members of the regional government and heads of...