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Delivering good news in West Africa

By Stuart Showalter
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Religion | The threat of Ebola and political unrest does not deter the work of Bible translators

Perseverance of the saints: A tribute to missionary translators

By Marvin Olasky
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Religion | We read sometimes of “unreached people groups” and efforts to translate the Bible into their own language. But what does it take to succeed in that…

Tanzania denies plans to evict Maasai

By Feumba Samen
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Africa | UPDATE: The Tanzanian government has issued an emphatic denial of claims it plans to sell Maasai land and evict the tribe. “The information circulated…

There and back again

By Emily Belz
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Ebola Virus | Physician Rick Sacra, having survived Ebola and other Liberian crises, stands ready to tackle the virus once more

Kenyan Christians lobby for strict IVF rules

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Group wants a bill proposed in parliament to limit the number of embryos that can be used in each in vitro fertilization cycle

Nigerian military retakes Chibok village

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | UPDATE: Nigerian military officials report they have retaken the beleaguered town of Chibok from Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria. Insurgents from the…

Student protests over fuel shortages in oil-rich Chad leave five dead

By Rob Holmes
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Africa | N’DJAMENA, Chad—Riots in Chad left at least five people dead at the hands of Chadian police forces last week. On Tuesday, riot police units fanned out…

The prosperity gospel in Africa

By Feumba Samen
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Religion | The cultic activity promises worldly power in place of the power of the cross

Globe Trot: Will ISIS get more scrutiny after the election?

By Mindy Belz
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International | ELECTIONS 2014:The GOP is expected (by narrow margins) to take control of the Senate in tomorrow’s midterm elections. And oddly, that may hold some dividend…

U.S. Army on the front lines of Ebola vaccine development

By Michael Cochrane
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Ebola Virus | Infectious diseases are among the many enemies the U.S. Army has contended with over the years, and its experience in fighting them is being brought to bear…

Midday Roundup: Pennsylvania shooter finally caught

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hunted down. After seven weeks on the lam, accused cop-killer Eric Frein appeared in court this morning on capital murder charges. U.S. marshals in…

Going viral

By Jamie Dean
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Ebola Virus | As Ebola rapidly spreads in West Africa, Christian aid workers are risking their lives on the front lines

 
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