Russia suffered more than a thousand COVID-19 deaths every day last week, and the rate of new infections continues to soar. A week-long nationwide shutdown was scheduled to end Sunday, but some regional leaders chose to extend the restrictions.
The Taliban will allow women to learn in classrooms, but not alongside men. They have also told most women to stay home from their jobs, at least for the time being. The Taliban wants to create a society in line with a strict interpretation of Islam.
Did you know there are more evangelical Christians in Saudi Arabia than in Poland? That’s partly due to the prevalence of cults; according to Operation World, Jehovah’s Witnesses outnumber evangelicals two-to-one.
Kenya hosts a significant Christian presence, but a strong need for Gospel witness remains. Helen Williams of World Missionary Press just returned from Nairobi, where one partner working in a slum area told her, “The cults and the false teachers are rampant. Some of the cults are […]
The World Health Organization recently described long-term mental health challenges posed by the pandemic in Europe. Officials said these issues should be addressed as openly as social and economic recovery.
Five centuries ago, Ferdinand Magellan circumnavigated the globe, braving a mutiny, storms, and an entire host of other challenges. In a society as global as ours today, historic feats such as this can become another simple fact to file away for tests and trivia nights. […]
Initial damage reports from Hurricane Iota aren’t looking good. The storm killed dozens in Nicaragua and severely damaged or destroyed 98-percent of the infrastructure on a small Colombian island. Iota officially dissipated earlier this week, but its wrath remains.
Tropical Storm Eta has already killed dozens in Guatemala, Mexico, and Honduras after unleashing flooding and mudslides. Now, the enormous storm has turned nearly stationary, threatening parts of Florida and Cuba with heavy rain and flooding.