Africa

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Midday Roundup: Education that doesn’t cost a latte

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Coffee benefits. Starbucks is announcing plans today to offer employees a chance to get a college degree for next to nothing. Arizona State University is…

Run for the children

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Drew Burnett will race through the Appalachian Trail to raise money for orphans in Uganda

Hashtag wars

By Mindy Belz
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Nigeria | Victims of terrorism past, present, and future deserve more than a sentimental campaign dressed as foreign policy

Muslim militants storm church, kill 30 in Central African Republic

By Rob Holmes
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Africa | Muslim gunmen rampaged through a Catholic church compound in the capital of Central African Republic on Wednesday, killing up to 30 people with gunfire and…

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

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