The world's more than 2 billion Christians celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ Sunday.
China will be the "world's most Christian nation" in 15 years, according to a report from the London Sunday Telegraph.
The future of climbing Mount Everest is in jeopardy after a deadly avalanche killed at least 13 Sherpa guides, Friday.
Syria's embattled president is promising to defend the tiny Christian minority from Islamist rebels.
President Barack Obama begins an eight day trip across Asia this week to strength ties with key countries like the Philippines, Japan, Malaysia, and South Korea.
Having already retaken South Ossetia from Georgia a few years ago and now Crimea, Russian troops are poised on the border of Ukraine, ready to take more.
Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted so many Christians.
With little to celebrate, Nigerians marked Easter Sunday with heightened security against a spreading Islamic uprising, mourning the deaths of at least 75 bomb blast victims and fearful of the fate of 85 abducted schoolgirls.
Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
A chilling sign reminiscent of the rise of Adolph Hitler is taking place in eastern Ukraine.