Africa

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Globe Trot: Boko Haram bomb targets Christian area

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Yesterday’s bomb explosion in Jos, the capital of volatile Plateau State, has killed about 118 people and wounded over 45. The car…

Globe Trot: Sudan to execute Christian woman for faith

By Mindy Belz
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International | SUDAN: Yesterday a court in Khartoum confirmed its death sentence—plus 100 lashes—against Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, 27, who is nine months pregnant…

The Lost Girls

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | Boko Haram’s horrific kidnapping of Nigerian schoolgirls is one part of a wider campaign to obliterate Christians

Faith and service

By Carolyn Kimmel
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Amy Writing Awards | Dillsburg doctors make a difference in the African bush. Our first prize award winner

Tanzanian militants mimic Boko Haram’s terror tactics

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Christians and Muslims in the African nation of Tanzania united to call for a ban on an Islamic organization they likened to terrorist group Boko Haram.

U.S. officials press Congo to give adopted children exit papers

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Congress and Secretary of State John Kerry are trying to loosen a deadlock surrounding almost 500 stalled adoptions cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo…

An intercultural union under Christ

An intercultural union under Christ

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Marriage | I stood in the corner of a Sunday school room last week, praying with nine other bridesmaids over my best friend Kayla. Her hair was curled, her dress was…

Africa’s new champion or terrorist punching bag?

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | Nigeria touts its growing economic influence, while terrorists kidnap its children

Is South Sudan the next Rwanda?

By Jamie Dean
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South Sudan | A brutal massacre in Bentiu prompts worries of genocide

Qatari court convicts American Christian couple in daughter’s death

By Angela Lu
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Crime | The Qatari government sentenced an American Christian couple to three years in prison Thursday on charges they starved their 8-year-old adopted daughter. The…

Fighting international poverty: From problem-listing to asset-counting

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Here’s a further extension of the Q&A with Andy Crouch found in the March 22 issue of WORLD magazine. (See also “Bursting out all over: God’s…

Islamists burn students alive to discourage education

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | Islamic militants in Nigeria continued terrorizing civilians last week, setting fire to a locked boy’s dormitory and other buildings at the Federal…

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