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Cuba: Real normalization, or no deal

By Marvin Olasky
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Cuba | It’s been 10 years since I did some reporting from Cuba, but faces flashed by my eyes as I heard President Barack Obama’s plan to normalize relations with…

Open borders, closed church?

By J.C. Derrick
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Cuba | Evangelicals see opportunities, pitfalls in new era of U.S.-Cuba relations

Boko Haram kidnaps another 185 women and children

By Leigh Jones
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Nigeria | The Nigerian militant group Boko Haram kidnapped another 185 women and children from a village in the country’s north earlier this week. Before driving off…

Cuba news draws bipartisan criticism

By J.C. Derrick
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Cuba | Opponents say the Obama administration gave up too much and got too little in return

Obama on Cuba: Isolation has not worked

By Leigh Jones
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Cuba | Although well-intentioned, U.S. policy has not succeeded in taking down the Castro administration, Obama said

Taliban kills 130, mostly children, in Pakistani school attack

By Lynde Langdon
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Terrorism | The Taliban attacked a school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar earlier today, killing about 130 people, most of them children. At least half a…

Study: Crime, corruption crushing poor nations

By J.C. Derrick
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Corruption | WASHINGTON—Almost $1 trillion in illicit capital left developing and emerging economies in 2012, and the problem is only growing worse, according to a new…

Three dead after police end standoff with extremist in Sydney

By Lynde Langdon
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Terrorism | Three people died and four were injured during the dramatic finale of a 16-hour standoff between police and a terrorist in a Sydney business district today.

Kenyan church leaders back restrictive anti-terror law

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | NAIROBI, Kenya—Leaders from the Anglican and Catholic churches have thrown their weight behind the Kenyan government in its attempt to create a new law to…

Globe Trot: Violence spikes in Afghanistan ahead of U.S. withdrawal

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Taliban insurgency is on the upswing—no surprise—as U.S. forces prepare for a departure at the end of this month. At least 19 people were…

Senate OKs new religious freedom ambassador

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | Decision caps busy week in Washington for religious freedom

Globe Trot: CIA chief snubs president to defend interrogation tactics

By Mindy Belz
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International | NATIONAL SECURITY: CIA Director John Brennan—in a forceful break with the president—held a press conference yesterday to respond to a Senate report…

 
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