Africa

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Why anti-Christian violence broke out in Niger after Charlie Hebdo

By Mary Reichard
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Africa | The brutality last weekend in the African nation of Niger garnered relatively little media attention, yet, 70 churches in the southern part of the country…

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

By Mindy Belz
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…

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