Israel's Ministry of Tourism announced that 3.6 million tourists visited the country in 2017. Twenty-five percent of them went for religious purposes, reports Israeli financial newspaper Globes English.
China has banned all Christian-related activities in the country. Government officials have been implementing various edicts to prevent Christians from practicing their faith.
Pakistani security forces are on heightened alert after two suicide bombers attacked on December 17, 2017 a church in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, reports Premier.