International News

International News | May. 27 2019

Venezuelans cross Colombia border seeking food, medicine

An estimated 80,000 Venezuelans cross the Colombia border daily seeking food and medicine. Venezuela has lost electricity and gas, the currency... [READ MORE]

Europe | Apr. 15 2019

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris ravaged by fire

A massive fire engulfed the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris Monday evening (April 15), destroying the entire wooden frame... [READ MORE]

International News | Apr. 1 2019

US expands overseas abortion funding ban

The U.S. will strengthen and expand a policy withholding federal funds from overseas groups that offer or promote abortions, Secretary of State... [READ MORE]

Africa | Apr. 1 2019

Persecuted church: More than 200 Christians killed in continued escalating attacks throughout Nigeria

Christian deaths are spiraling in Nigeria as militant Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram terrorists escalate their attacks, according to reports... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 26 2019

Hundreds dead in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe after tropical cyclone Idai

Tropical Cyclone Idai brought torrential rain and wind as it made landfall near Beira City, Mozambique, in southeast Africa. Hundreds are confirmed... [READ MORE]

International News | Nov. 8 2017

Baptists provide humanitarian aid to Rohingya people of Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar — Residents of Myanmar — early beneficiaries of the Baptist missions movement two centuries ago — once again are the focus... [READ MORE]

International News | Jan. 12 2017

Missionary reaps harvest as ‘refugee’ in foreign land

After years laboring in a restricted-access country, International Mission Board (IMB) missionary Layla Murphy began reaping a harvest as people... [READ MORE]

International News | Dec. 15 2016

Couple translates Bible to Budik language

By Anna Keller Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Ken and Kathy Satorius have dedicated the last three decades to serving the Budik population... [READ MORE]

International News | Dec. 15 2016

Franklin Graham shares gospel in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar — More than 170,000 people in Myanmar heard the gospel during a three-day festival led by Franklin Graham, according to The... [READ MORE]

International News | Dec. 1 2016

BWA general secretary announces retirement

WASHINGTON — Neville Callam announced his intention to retire as general secretary of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) on Dec. 31, 2017. Callam,... [READ MORE]