Africa

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Boko Haram now a ‘foreign terrorist organization’

By J.C. Derrick
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Nigeria | Lawmakers and advocates say the State Department’s decision to make the designation took too long

How the solar eclipse revealed God

By Marvin Olasky
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Science | Uganda is a poor country, but God bestowed his riches on it this past week: He made its northwest corner the best place in the world from which to watch last…

Christian couple accused of murder released from Qatari jail

By Angela Lu
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Crime | An American Christian couple charged by the Qatari government for murdering their 8-year-old adopted daughter were released from custody Wednesday even as…

Missionaries mourn militant takeover in Central African Republic

By Kaitlyn Speer
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Africa | David received a call around 1 p.m. last December that would quickly turn his life upside down. Growing up in the Central African Republic (CAR), a country…

Islamists continue to target Christians in Central African Republic

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Last month, Central African Republic’s President Michel Djotodia “dissolved” the Seleka Islamist rebel group that helped him seize power in March.

An effective extinction?

By Mindy Belz
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Terrorism | A month of deadly violence by Islamic terrorists aims to wipe out Christian communities

Jihad: A harvest of bitter destruction continues to escalate

By Mark Durie
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Terrorism | Middle East expert Mark Durie, an Anglican vicar in Australia, shares the following insights on what’s fueling the Islamic violence exploding across much of

Attacks against Nigeria’s Christians go unnoticed in the West

By Kaitlyn Speer
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Nigeria | Persecution against Nigerian Christians continued from September into October, with fresh attacks in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State. Mark Lipdo, the…

Kenyan president says terrorists defeated

By Mindy Belz
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Kenya | President Uhuru Kenyatta says that three floors at the Westgate Mall have collapsed and bodies remained trapped

Muslim militants launch acid offensive in Zanzibar

By Rob Holmes
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Persecution | Unidentified assailants attacked Father Joseph Anselmo Mwangamba with acid Sept. 13 in Zanzibar, an island off the East African coast, burning his face,

Wages of war

By Jamie Dean
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Sudan | Mr. President, remember victims of other dire conflicts, pleads Sudanese bishop

Blurred lines

By Jamie Dean
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South Sudan | While the U.S. focuses on atrocities in Syria, another foreign government attacks its own citizens

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