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Vandalism in New Delhi targets Christians

By Anna K. Poole
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Persecution | Religious tension are brewing in New Delhi after fires gutted five Christian churches in the past two months. Kerosene-soaked concrete indicates arson. 

Globe Trot: Will the ‘Mobama’ love affair help India’s Christians?

By Mindy Belz
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International | INDIA: Here’s how the Indian press covered President Barack Obama’s visit this week, one noting the president “could lose roughly six hours from his…

Christians demand Modi take a stand in India’s conversion debate

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Hindu nationalists’ attempts to convert large groups of Christians and Muslims, along with political rhetoric about making India Hindu again, continue to…

Christmas isn’t over yet, and neither is holiday persecution

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Even as Christians in free countries gathered together for worship or family celebrations this Christmas, fellow believers in India, China, and Iran faced…

Globe Trot: Taliban declares victory in Afghanistan amid U.S. exit

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Taliban insurgents today declared the "defeat" of the United States and its allies in the 13-year-old war, a day after the American-led coalition…

Christians celebrate in India and Indonesia despite attacks

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Christians who face persecution around the world will celebrate Christmas knowing they may be targeted for it. In India and Indonesia already this month,

India’s Christians protest after St. Sebastian’s Church burns

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Leaders and congregants of St. Sebastian’s, a Catholic Church in India’s capital of New Delhi, blamed arson for the fire that destroyed the church last…

Women dying in India after sterilization blitz

By Courtney Crandell
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Health | At least a dozen women died in India and several more became ill after undergoing sterilization operations as a part of a nationwide population control…

Globe Trot: Cyclone batters Indian coast

By Jamie Dean
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International | INDIA: Hundreds of thousands of Indians fled the country’s eastern seaboard over the weekend as Cyclone Hudhud swept into the Bay of Bengal. Authorities…

Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi share Nobel Peace Prize

By Andrew Branch
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Nobel Peace Prize | Malala Yousafzai was in chemistry class Friday when she learned she’d won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The Pakistani children’s advocate will share…

Midday Roundup: Community, school board still at odds in Colorado

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | History lesson. The Jefferson County School Board in Golden, Colo., made some concessions last night to students, teachers, and parents who have protested in…

Globe Trot: Students lead Hong Kong protests against Beijing

By Jamie Dean
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International | HONG KONG: Pro-democracy demonstrations are swelling in Hong Kong, as thousands fill the streets in the city’s most serious confrontation with Beijing in a…

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