Search

BCNN1 WP

Black Christian News Network | Wordpress Edition

Category

World

Mudslide Buries Entire Peruvian Village

In this March 24, 2017 photo, flood survivors stand in a food line at a refugee camp in Carapongo, Peru. Peru is expected to spend at least $3.75 million in repairing bridges and roads, according to the Central Bank, but the economic toll is still accumulating. Another two weeks of rain are forecast and the state meteorological agency expects the ocean warming causing the storms to continue through April. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Gathered along the edge of a mountain, the men, women and children of Barbablanca watched in stunned silence as a river of mud washed over their small village. Continue reading “Mudslide Buries Entire Peruvian Village”

Pope Visits Milan Housing Project; Calls for Compassion on the Poor

Pope Francis, bottom right, delivers his message at Milan’s Forlanini neighborhood known as Case Bianche (white houses), as part of his one-day pastoral visit to Monza and Milan, Italy’s second-largest city, Saturday, March 25, 2017. The pope’s first stop Saturday is a housing project on the outskirts of Italy’s fashion and finance capital, a stop that underlines the pope’s view that the peripheries offer a better view of reality than well-tended and prosperous city centers. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Pope Francis focused his one-day visit Saturday to the wealthy northern Italian city of Milan on those marginalized by society, visiting families in a housing project and exhorting clergy and nuns to minister to the peripheries. Continue reading “Pope Visits Milan Housing Project; Calls for Compassion on the Poor”

Former CIA Director Accuses Michael Flynn’s Firm of Discussing Removal of Turkish Cleric Without Extradition Process

FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2017 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn sits in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Former CIA Director James Woolsey has accused former Trump administration National Security Adviser Michael Flynn of participating in a discussion with Turkish officials in which the possibility of subverting the U.S. extradition process to remove a Turkish cleric from the U.S. The Wall Street Journal first reported Woolsey’s comments and posted a video interview with him late Friday. A Flynn spokesman said Friday that Woolsey’s claims were “false” and that “no such discussion occurred.” (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Former CIA Director James Woolsey has accused the Trump administration’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, of participating in a discussion with Turkish officials about possibly subverting the U.S. extradition process to remove a Turkish cleric from the United States. Continue reading “Former CIA Director Accuses Michael Flynn’s Firm of Discussing Removal of Turkish Cleric Without Extradition Process”

Iran Denies Harassing U.S. Warships in Gulf

FILE PHOTO – Three Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats are seen near the U.S. aircraft carrier, USS George H. W. Bush while transiting Straits of Hormuz as U.S. Navy helicopter hovers over them during early hours of March 21, 2017. (REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed)

Iran denied on Saturday U.S. accusations that its fast-attack boats were “harassing” warships at the mouth of the Gulf, and said Washington would be responsible for any clashes in the key oil shipping route.

Continue reading “Iran Denies Harassing U.S. Warships in Gulf”

Putin Meets French Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen, Denies Interfering With Election

Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia’s ability to sway the outcome of the vote.

Continue reading “Putin Meets French Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen, Denies Interfering With Election”

Thousands March in London to ‘Stop Brexit’

Demonstrators gather for a Unite for Europe march in central London, Britain, March 25. (PAUL HACKETT/REUTERS)

Thousands of people marched through London on Saturday to protest Britain leaving the European Union, just four days before Prime Minister Theresa May launches the start of the formal divorce process from the bloc it joined 44 years ago.

Continue reading “Thousands March in London to ‘Stop Brexit’”

EU Leaders Proclaim a ‘Common Future’ on 60th Anniversary of Treaty of Rome as Britain Prepares to Leave Union

European Union leaders on Saturday in Rome during a meeting on the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. (Tony Gentile/Reuters)

Proclaiming “Europe is our common future,” 27 leaders of the European Union signed a statement on Saturday in Rome declaring their commitment to integrating the Continent even as a series of crises has badly weakened the efforts and Britain prepares to leave the bloc.

Continue reading “EU Leaders Proclaim a ‘Common Future’ on 60th Anniversary of Treaty of Rome as Britain Prepares to Leave Union”

Congo Militia Group Ambushed and Decapitated 42 Policemen

FILE – In this Sunday, March 6, 2005 file photo, a UN trooper searches a man on a bicycle in the streets of Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo’s government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai region for nearly two weeks, Human Rights Watch said Saturday March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam File)

A Congolese militia group has decapitated 42 policemen after ambushing them in Central Kasai province, which has seen a spike in deadly violence in recent months, a local official said Saturday. Continue reading “Congo Militia Group Ambushed and Decapitated 42 Policemen”

London Attacker Taught English in Saudi Arabia

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gets ink on his hands as he signs a declaration with the original 1957 pen of the Rome Treaty during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

The British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and returned on a visa usually granted to those going on a religious pilgrimage. Continue reading “London Attacker Taught English in Saudi Arabia”

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑