The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility in a statement carried by its Aamaq news agency, saying it had targeted Shiite “apostates.”
The Supreme Court in the United Kingdom denied on Friday the latest appeal by the parents of a toddler on life support to keep him alive. Still, Alfie Evans' embattled father and mother fight on.
Authorities in the north African nation of Algeria are closing churches in an attempt to curtail the activities of minority Christians in this Muslim-majority nation.
Fighting between government forces and a rebel group forces thousands of ethnic Christians in Myanmar into the jungle. “We have been asking permission to rescue people who are trapped in the jungle and they are in a very critical condition."