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Nearly 50 dead in attacks on Congolese Christian community

By Onize Ohikere
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Persecution | Local authorities suspect a Ugandan Islamic terror group has killed nearly 50 people within the past week in the predominantly Christian eastern region of the…

Globe Trot: Filipinos elect Donald Trump wannabe

By Mindy Belz
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International | PHILIPPINES: Voters actually elected Donald Trump wannabe Rodrigo Duterte president. NIGERIA: Beneath the civility, Nigerian and British heads of state are…

Globe Trot: Putin celebrates Palmyra victory, Assad kills more civilians

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: Airstrikes by the Bashar al-Assad regime on a camp for displaced people killed at least 28 civilians, as renowned Russian conductor and Vladimir Putin…

Globe Trot: ISIS martyrs 21 Assyrians in Qaryatain

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: The Syriac Orthodox Church has published the names of 21 Assyrians killed by ISIS in Qaryatain. The Islamic militants captured the town last August,

Congo finishes review of adoptions on hold since 2013

By Onize Ohikere
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Adoption | Congolese authorities have reviewed all pending cases of more than 1,000 adoptive children in the Democratic Republic of Congo after drafting new adoption…

Congo releases a small fraction of adopted children to waiting families

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Dozens of children stuck in halted adoptions in the Democratic Republic of Congo are now authorized to leave the country after two years of waiting, according…

Congo voters battle against presidential power lust

By Onize Ohikere
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Congo | As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) prepares for its upcoming elections, the battle against the incumbent president’s run for a third term rages on.

DRC agrees to finalize 71 adoptions on hold for two years

By Onize Ohikere
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Adoption | Seventy-one children who have waited for two years will now have new homes. In 2013, a Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ban on foreign adoption put on hold…

Far from home

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

U.S. officials press Congo to give adopted children exit papers

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Congress and Secretary of State John Kerry are trying to loosen a deadlock surrounding almost 500 stalled adoptions cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo…

Finding a miracle in America

By Russ Pulliam
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Congo | INDIANAPOLIS—Congo refugee Emmanuel Musinga almost got killed by militia from another tribe in a civil war because he was from the wrong tribe in Africa.

Globe Trot 11.28

By Mindy Belz
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International | Operation World is a great resource—loaded with demographic information about religious and ethnic groups around the world—but it’s also a daily prayer…

 
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