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Last feed update: Saturday November 28th, 2020 11:16:08 PM

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: PM claims capture of regional capital Mekelle

Saturday November 28th, 2020 08:40:00 PM
Abiy Ahmed says the army has taken full control of Mekelle from the Tigray People's Liberation Front.

France: Tear gas fired as protesters rally against police security bill

Saturday November 28th, 2020 07:54:55 PM
Protesters throw fireworks and set up barricades while police use tear gas in tense clashes in Paris.

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Iran blames Israel for killing top scientist

Saturday November 28th, 2020 05:02:30 PM
Israel says it has 'no clue' who was behind the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh in an ambush on Friday.

Zappos ex-boss and Las Vegas entrepreneur Tony Hsieh, 46, dies after house fire

Saturday November 28th, 2020 04:25:33 PM
Tony Hsieh led online retailer Zappos, acquired by Amazon, and helped transform central Las Vegas.

American football: Sarah Fuller makes history as first woman in a Power 5 game

Saturday November 28th, 2020 10:34:36 PM
Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller becomes the first woman to play in an elite Power 5 match.

Wilton Gregory: Pope appoints first African American cardinal

Saturday November 28th, 2020 04:49:39 PM
Wilton Gregory is one of 13 new cardinals installed by Pope Francis at a ceremony on Saturday.

Carrie Lam: Hong Kong's leader says she has to keep piles of cash at home

Saturday November 28th, 2020 11:13:52 AM
Carrie Lam says she has no bank account due to US sanctions, and pays cash for everything.

Deadly flooding hits Sardinia after heavy rains

Saturday November 28th, 2020 03:17:01 PM
Footage shows rivers of mud in the town of Bitti, where at least three people have died.

Channel crossings: More officers to patrol French beaches

Saturday November 28th, 2020 07:56:36 PM
The UK and France agree new measures to help stop migrants crossing the Channel.

Maradona: Funeral worker apologises over coffin photos

Saturday November 28th, 2020 12:30:02 AM
The Argentine funeral worker took photos next to the open casket of football legend Diego Maradona.

Polar scientists wary of impending satellite gap

Saturday November 28th, 2020 06:43:35 PM
The key missions recording the loss of thickness in glaciers and sea-ice won't last the decade.

Swiss vote on making firms liable for rights abuse

Saturday November 28th, 2020 12:36:56 AM
Many in government and business are wary, but campaigners say politicians are out of touch.

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: What were the motives behind his killing?

Saturday November 28th, 2020 10:16:06 PM
Iran's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated on Friday.

The Donut King who went full circle - from rags to riches, twice

Saturday November 28th, 2020 12:02:29 AM
Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy made a fortune in doughnuts then lost it all to gambling.

Tigray crisis: Ethiopian soldiers accused of blocking border with Sudan

Saturday November 28th, 2020 12:39:19 AM
Families fleeing the conflict in Tigray tell the BBC they have been cut off from relatives.

Kaavan, the world's loneliest elephant, is finally going free

Saturday November 28th, 2020 12:40:36 AM
For decades, Kaavan performed from his lonely enclosure. Now, with a hand from Cher, he's retiring.

Getting 'crushed' on Melbourne's path to coronavirus success

Friday November 27th, 2020 03:50:28 PM
By one measure the city has just eliminated the virus, but relieved locals also fear a hidden cost.

Coronavirus lockdown sees share of women on India's stock market rise

Saturday November 28th, 2020 12:42:59 AM
With more time and flexibility, thousands of women are trading in the stock market for the first time.

The Kraken: What is it and why has Trump's ex-lawyer released it?

Saturday November 28th, 2020 12:43:17 AM
How a lawsuit from an ex-Trump lawyer full of baseless voter fraud claims went viral.

Paris: Tear gas and fires at protest against police violence

Saturday November 28th, 2020 03:54:14 PM
Large crowds gathered to demonstrate against a bill preventing the publication of photos of police.

Climate change: The woman watching the ice melt from under her feet

Saturday November 28th, 2020 12:04:07 AM
For thousands of years Inupaiq people have relied on the land in Alaska but now climate change is threatening their entire way of life.

Losing Cinema Park: Tears over demolition of Kabul's iconic cinema

Saturday November 28th, 2020 12:04:02 AM
Why the demolition of a 70-year old cinema hall in Kabul went viral in Afghanistan.

Jane Fonda: 'It's much harder to be young than it is old'

Saturday November 28th, 2020 12:03:52 AM
As an 82-year-old Jane Fonda is still protesting - this time about climate change - and getting arrested.

ICYMI: Penguins in public and music for monkeys

Saturday November 28th, 2020 11:56:35 AM
A quick look at just some stories you may have missed this week.

Life after al-Shabab: Driving a school bus instead of an armed pickup truck

Monday November 23rd, 2020 12:59:42 AM
The Somali government retrains defectors from the al-Shabab militant group as barbers, drivers, mechanics and tailors.

Why France may ban discrimination against accents

Thursday November 26th, 2020 12:48:40 AM
A French MP wants to push back against the traditional Parisian disdain for regional voices.

Karl Edwards: The 'bronzed Aussie' who knew life was for living

Tuesday November 24th, 2020 12:30:23 AM
The story behind the plaque: the fast life and freakishly unlucky death of Karl Edwards.

The Indian bride who wore a pantsuit to her wedding

Tuesday November 24th, 2020 12:30:38 AM
In a country where marriages are steeped in tradition, Sanjana Rishi's wedding outfit drew criticism.

Is the era of the Hollywood blockbuster over?

Thursday November 26th, 2020 12:50:28 AM
Has Covid put an end to big budget film-making, or will busy cinemas in Asia give Hollywood hope?


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Indonesian Police Search For Likely Terrorists Suspected of Killing 4 Christians & Burning Homes

Saturday November 28th, 2020 07:30:56 PM
A manhunt is underway in Indonesia following the murder of four Christians and the burning down of multiple homes.

Iran's Supreme Leader Vows Revenge Over Slain Scientist

Friday November 27th, 2020 03:59:15 PM
Iran’s supreme leader on Saturday called for the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist linked to Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear program, a slaying the Islamic Republic has blamed on Israel.

Christian Bookstore Forced to Close, UK Police Arrest Customers Amid COVID Lockdown

Wednesday November 25th, 2020 06:16:52 PM
Police in England have launched a COVID crackdown against a Christian bookstore and tea room, arresting two men for attending a gathering despite lockdown restrictions.

Pursuing Truth in a World of Fake News: Reflections of a Christian Journalist After 20 Years with CBN News

Wednesday November 25th, 2020 02:39:01 PM
When I came to CBN News in November of 2000, America was engulfed in the post-election battle of a lifetime. Well, here we are again. The 2000 election wasn't resolved until after Thanksgiving when the Supreme Court weighed in. The same will likely hold true for the 2020 election. Both elections remind me that there is a finality to everything in the course of human history. It all points to the decisive actions of a Supreme judge and a deep hunger for absolute truth.

Give Everyone a Barcode? China Trying to Use COVID Fears to Launch Global Tracking System for Humans

Tuesday November 24th, 2020 03:44:46 PM
China's communist leader Xi Jinping is calling for countries across the world to accept a global COVID-19 tracking system that uses QR codes.

CBN's Superbook Blesses Children in South African Hospital with Bags of Toys

Monday November 23rd, 2020 07:38:18 PM
CBN's Superbook outreach in South Africa is continuing to bless and comfort the lives of children across the country.

Chinese Government Tells Churches to Worship the Communist Party or be Closed

Monday November 23rd, 2020 07:26:57 PM
In its continuing effort to remove Christianity from the country, the Chinese government is turning churches into propaganda centers for the regime. 

'We Want Every Child to Know That God Loves Them': Franklin Graham on the Importance of 'Operation Christmas Child' Program

Saturday November 21st, 2020 04:42:17 PM
Between the coronavirus pandemic, the presidential election, and the nationwide unrest that has taken place this year - most folks are ready to see 2020 come to a close.

5 Top CBN News Stories You May Have Missed This Week: Prayer Walk, Chaplain Fired, Turkey & Jerusalem

Saturday November 21st, 2020 12:18:46 PM
It's been another big week for news, from the post-election legal battles to the positive news on vaccines to end the COVID pandemic. In the middle of it all, you may have missed some of these important stories from CBN News.

Did the Prophets Get It Wrong? Dutch Sheets Leads Spiritual Election Battle as Intercessors Rally: 'This Isn't Over!'

Friday November 20th, 2020 09:01:11 PM
Many well-known Christian prophets in recent months declared President Donald Trump would win a second term. While some in the Church now doubt that, others – like intercessory prayer leader Dutch Sheets – are calling for believers to stand firm with the prophets and listen for God's guidance. Here's where that led him:

Christian Astronaut Victor Glover Headed to Space with Bible and Communion: 'We All Need to Lean on God'

Wednesday November 18th, 2020 05:42:24 PM
Astronaut Victor Glover is headed for a six-month stint in outer space, saying his Christian faith will help him throughout this huge assignment.

Hurricane Iota Roars onto Nicaragua as 2nd Blow in 2 Weeks

Wednesday November 18th, 2020 01:37:32 AM
Hurricane Iota battered Nicaragua with screeching winds and pounding surf Tuesday, chasing tens of thousands of people from their homes along the same stretch of the Caribbean coast that was devastated by an equally powerful hurricane just two weeks ago.

Pompeo's Istanbul Visit Highlights Religious Freedom, Draws Rebuke from Turkey's Foreign Ministry

Tuesday November 17th, 2020 10:17:27 PM
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is drawing attention to the lack of religious freedom in Turkey. 

Iraqi Officials Say 2 Rockets Land in Baghdad's Green Zone

Tuesday November 17th, 2020 08:17:05 PM
At least two Katyusha rockets hit inside Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Tuesday, two Iraqi officials said, wounding at least two people and signaling an end to an informal truce announced by Iran-backed militias in October.

Join the Day of Prayer for Muslim-Background Believers, Persecuted for Choosing Christ

Tuesday November 17th, 2020 07:51:59 PM
One of the fastest-growing Christian communities in the world is what's known as Muslim-background believers (MBB) – those who leave Islam to follow Christ. They often face intense persecution and feel isolated from the global body of Christ. Join today as one ministry hosts a global day of prayer for Muslim-background believers. 

Church of England to Debate Same-Sex Marriage; Evangelicals Draw a Red Line: 'This Is About Following Christ'

Monday November 16th, 2020 07:42:55 PM
The Church of England has announced that it will focus on a formal "decision-making" process in regard to the church doctrine towards sex, sexuality, marriage, and gender.

100+ UK Religious Leaders Take Legal Action Over Ban on Sunday Worship Services

Monday November 16th, 2020 05:24:52 PM
More than 100 church leaders are taking legal action against the English and Welsh government for forcing houses of worship to cease in-person Sunday services due to another COVID-19 lockdown.

Hurricane Iota Nearing Nicaragua as Catastrophic Cat 5

Sunday November 15th, 2020 08:00:46 PM
Tremendously powerful Category 5 Hurricane Iota was just off Nicaragua's Caribbean coast Monday evening and was likely to bring catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered by a powerful Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago.

Fire Damages Historic Mosque on Istanbul's Bosporus Strait

Sunday November 15th, 2020 04:48:57 PM
A historic wooden mosque in Istanbul caught on fire Sunday and Turkish firefighters put out the blaze, working from both land and sea.

Immigrant CEO Whose Father Survived Holocaust Sounds Alarm on America’s Growing Division

Saturday November 14th, 2020 09:01:16 PM
An immigrant from Mexico whose father survived the Holocaust, Daniel Lubetzky has a deep appreciation for the American political system. But now, he’s worried about its future.

Raising the Stakes for the Gospel in Iran

Saturday November 14th, 2020 12:43:12 PM
The stakes for being an “underground” follower of Jesus in the Islamic Republic of Iran get riskier and riskier.

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