Africa

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Africa's hinge

Africa's hinge

By Marvin Olasky
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Uganda | Four out of five residents of fast-growing, 37-million-strong Uganda identify with Christianity. Most Ugandans glowingly welcome evangelical visitors and side…

New leader, new hope for reconciliation in CAR

By Tiffany Owens
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International | Representatives from Central African Republic (CAR) elected an interim-president Monday, fostering hope for an end to the violence that has plagued the…

No milk and honey for Africans in Israel

By Rob Holmes
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Immigration | Nearly 60,000 African migrants have entered Israel illegally since 2006, and the government is cracking down by refusing to process them as refugees or renew…

Globe Trot: Most terrorists thwarted with ‘traditional investigations’

By Mindy Belz
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International | NATIONAL SECURITY: With President Barack Obama scheduled today to end in some way the National Security Agency’s sweeping collection of phone…

Families in limbo after Congo suspends exit permits for adoptions

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Justin Carroll left his home in Tennessee and his job as a carpenter in mid-November for what he thought would be a two-week journey to the Democratic…

On the edge

By Jamie Dean
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South Sudan | A new development in South Sudan’s conflict offers hope, but the suffering of thousands of civilians remains severe

Uncivil war

By Jamie Dean
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South Sudan | South Sudan’s large Christian population is among the millions threatened by a worsening conflict

Philanthropic and academic arrogance

By Marvin Olasky
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Education | Not only donors practice what Charles Dickens satirized as “telescopic philanthropy.” Professors wise in their own eyes fall into it as well. Dickens…

Undesirables

By Jamie Dean
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Kenya | The UN and the Kenyan government report a vexing problem: The ‘demand’ for children is too high

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…

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