Africa

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Christian groups plead for mercy for pastors facing execution in Sudan

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Almost a year after international outcry pressured Sudan to release Meriam Ibrahim from prison, persecution and legal experts say the same kind of pressure is…

Ethiopia remains peaceful after general elections

By Kaylen Tanner
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Ethiopia | Ethiopian-American Yonas Gebreselasse believes his home country is still on the right track, despite European Union claims this week’s parliamentary…

Gambia agrees to resettle Rohingya migrants stranded at sea

By Anna K. Poole
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Persecution | For Muslim Rohingyas, one of the most persecuted people groups in the world, today’s horizon has a flash of hope. Late Tuesday, Gambia’s government agreed…

Voddie Baucham’s big move to Africa

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | The pastor, father, and speaker talks about his work at home and explains his move to Zambia with his wife and seven of their children

Vaccines & Viruses: Troubled trials for Ebola vaccine

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Confounded results. After killing more than 4,700 people in Liberia, the Ebola virus has stopped spreading there, according to health officials who declared…

Globe Trot: Arctic spies hunt for underground oil

By Mindy Belz
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International | ARCTIC: The Arctic may hold a staggering 13 percent of the world’s undiscovered oil, and that’s why a heady race of soldiers, spies, and scientists is…

Limited supplies of weapons, fuel, food crippling Boko Haram

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | A multi-national offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria has freed hundreds of captives in recent weeks. Some former hostages say the Islamic extremist group…

Globe Trot: Vatican visit brings Raul Castro back to church

By Mindy Belz
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International | VATICAN: Cuban President Raul Castro was so taken with the pope at a meeting at the Vatican on Sunday, he may “go back to praying and go back to the church,

Literacy classes empower believers in Kenya

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Before she knew how to read and write, 50-year old Pastor Esther Naitobwagi had to ask someone to read the Bible for her. She had to ask for directions when…

Examples of reconciliation in Kenya

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Strenuous racial tensions in the United States between blacks and whites demonstrate that this country needs the gospel to achieve racial reconciliation. But…

Kenyan government offers amnesty to al-Shabaab sympathizers

By Moses Wasamu
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Terrorism | NAIROBI, Kenya—Church leaders in Kenya are opposed to a government proposal to grant a blanket amnesty to youths who have joined the terror group al-Shabaab…

Globe Trot: Muslims toss Christians into sea during migration attempt

By Mindy Belz
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International | ITALY: Muslim migrants threw overboard 12 Christians during a recent crossing from Libya to Italy. The survivors, mostly migrant workers from Africa, kept…

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