Africa

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Globe Trot: Is Russia spying on U.S.-Cuba talks?

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | CUBA: CNN and Cuban media are reporting the arrival of the U.S. delegation—the first American diplomats on Cuban soil in 30 years—for two days of talks…

Globe Trot: Europe’s battle with totalitarian ideology

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | DENMARK: Pegida, the European anti-Islamic group, is staying on the march despite death threats from ISIS. Organizers for a demonstration this evening in…

Nigeria attack: Too many bodies to count

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Nigeria | Boko Haram’s terror rampage may be one of the deadliest in the Islamist group’s history

Nursing new beginnings in CAR

By Rob Holmes
Posted

Africa | Graduates from a new nursing program championed by an American couple are bringing physical and spiritual healing to Central African Republic

Mundane militants

By Emily Belz
Posted

Movies | Timbuktu offers a warning about life under Islamists

Open Doors: Worst persecution yet to come

By J.C. Derrick
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Persecution | Militant Islam poses the biggest threat to Christians in Africa and the Middle East

African nations debate trading freedom for security

By Feumba Samen
Posted

Africa | In response to the terrorism gripping parts of their continent, some African nations are adopting draconian anti-terror laws that are raising eyebrows in the…

A year in review: Events that made headlines in Africa in 2014

By Feumba Samen
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Africa | Last year was especially eventful in Africa, where deadly terrorists and even deadlier disease kept many countries in turmoil. Here’s an overview of six…

Kenya approves anti-terror laws over international opposition

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | U.S. officials have rebuked the Kenyan government over a new anti-terror law passed just before Christmas that enacts sweeping restrictions on individual…

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
Posted

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…

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