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Globe Trot: Countries respond to hundreds of migrant deaths at sea

By Mindy Belz
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International | ITALY: Officials may mount targeted interventions with Libyan-based smugglers after the weekend’s devastating shipwreck killing…

ISIS executes 35 Ethiopian Christians

By Jamie Dean
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ISIS | Islamic State militants reiterate war against ‘nation of the cross’ in harrowing video

Kenyan government offers amnesty to al-Shabaab sympathizers

By Moses Wasamu
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Terrorism | NAIROBI, Kenya—Church leaders in Kenya are opposed to a government proposal to grant a blanket amnesty to youths who have joined the terror group al-Shabaab…

Archeologists denounce ISIS attempt to erase history at Nimrud

By Julia A. Seymour
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ISIS | ISIS continued its destruction of archaeological treasures and historic sites last week by obliterating a city that dates back to Genesis. A propaganda video…

Globe Trot: Muslims toss Christians into sea during migration attempt

By Mindy Belz
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International | ITALY: Muslim migrants threw overboard 12 Christians during a recent crossing from Libya to Italy. The survivors, mostly migrant workers from Africa, kept…

Building on a legacy

By Nat Belz
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Lifestyle | Cuba’s churches are growing ahead of U.S. normalization

Waiting to break free

By Les Sillars
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Cambodia | A trip through Cambodia reveals a corrupt but growing country still dealing with the effects of the Khmer Rouge and a culture of aid dependency

Kachin casualties

By Angela Lu
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Burma | Burma has signed a cease-fire with opposing ethnic groups, but the fighting hasn’t stopped and diplomacy may be failing

Will drop in international adoptions lead to more in-country placements?

By Sarah Padbury
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Adoption | International adoptions plummeted to a 30-year low for U.S. citizens last year, with further declines expected. But some see the trend as an opportunity to…

American doctor shot in apparent ISIS attack

By Mindy Belz
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Pakistan | Unidentified gunman shot Debra Lobo, a mother of two, twice in the head

Globe Trot: Kenyan officials demand UN close refugee camp for Somalis

By Mindy Belz
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International | KENYA: Officials are demanding the UN close Dadaab refugee camp, the world’s largest at 350,000 residents, in the wake of the Garissa University College…

Muslims in Kashmir riot over Hindu settlement proposal

By Anna K. Poole
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India | Last week, India’s central government announced a plan to develop new settlements in Kashmir for nearly 200,000 displaced Hindus, known as Pandits, who fled…

 
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