Africa

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Globe Trot: Gaza death toll climbs

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ISRAEL AND GAZA: Health officials in Gaza say the death toll from Israeli airstrikes has reached 100, as Israel pressed its campaign to shut down rocket…

Far from home

By Kiley Crossland
Posted

Adoption | Congolese authorities are keeping hundreds of adopted orphans from joining their new families abroad

Globe Trot: Afghan’s presumed president-elect agrees to polling place audit

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Officials may have averted a meltdown, but the country remains in a political crisis a day after presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah…

Priest leads effort to bring peace, stability to Central African Republic

By Julia A. Seymour
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Africa | An Italian priest in northern Central African Republic (CAR) has helped restore order and mediate peace in the city of Bozoum as the country continues to…

Meriam Ibrahim safe inside U.S. Embassy

By Leigh Jones & J.C. Derrick
Posted

Persecution | UPDATE: Meriam Ibrahim and her family are safe inside the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, her lawyer told reporters this morning. After police released the…

Collateral damage

By Jamie Dean
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Kenya | Kenya’s crackdown on terrorist attacks is catching refugees from other war-torn countries in its dragnet

Tension escalates in violence-stricken Central African Republic

By Kaitlyn Speer
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Africa | The clash between the Central African Republic’s Muslim and Christian population continued earlier this week when more than 50 people were killed in a town…

Midday Roundup: Education that doesn’t cost a latte

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Coffee benefits. Starbucks is announcing plans today to offer employees a chance to get a college degree for next to nothing. Arizona State University is…

Run for the children

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Drew Burnett will race through the Appalachian Trail to raise money for orphans in Uganda

Hashtag wars

By Mindy Belz
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Nigeria | Victims of terrorism past, present, and future deserve more than a sentimental campaign dressed as foreign policy

Muslim militants storm church, kill 30 in Central African Republic

By Rob Holmes
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Africa | Muslim gunmen rampaged through a Catholic church compound in the capital of Central African Republic on Wednesday, killing up to 30 people with gunfire and…

Globe Trot: Boko Haram bomb targets Christian area

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | NIGERIA: Yesterday’s bomb explosion in Jos, the capital of volatile Plateau State, has killed about 118 people and wounded over 45. The car…

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