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Globe Trot: Obama visits mosque with extremist ties

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | UNITED STATES: Today when President Barack Obama stepped shoeless into a mosque at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, he embarked on the first such visit of…

Experts say bomb likely ripped hole in plane over Somalia

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Terrorism | A commercial airliner with more than 70 passengers onboard made an emergency landing minutes after takeoff from Somalia when an explosion blew a hole in its…

Report: Burundian officials buried opponents in mass graves

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Africa | Amnesty International has accused Burundian security forces of mass burials based on evidence from satellite images, video footage, and witness accounts. On…

Children burned alive in Boko Haram attack

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Nigeria | Dozens slaughtered in four days of brutal attacks by the Islamist terror group in northern Nigeria

Globe Trot: Primary voters take foreign policy fears to the polls

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | UNITED STATES: It’s Iowa Caucus Day in America, a good time to reflect on the changing views of voters, who now prioritize foreign policy and national…

Immigrants are meeting God in Thai jails

Immigrants are meeting God in Thai jails

By Sophia Lee
Posted

Immigration | Christians seeking refuge in Bangkok find opportunities to share their faith with fellow detainees

With Iran, it's strictly business

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Iran | For anyone whose knowledge of history extends beyond the current season of Keeping Up with the Kardashians or the latest NFL playoff games, the four days of…

China detains foreigners in crackdown on human-rights advocates

By June Cheng
Posted

China | China’s crackdown on human-rights lawyers and book publishers recently expanded to include Swedish and British citizens, a concerning move as China…

Pakistani refugees lose all but find Jesus

By Sophia Lee
Posted

Persecution | Amid extreme persecution, two brothers praise God for his faithfulness and provision


Lagging economy threatens Tunisia’s fledgling democracy

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Africa | Nationwide protests have rocked Tunisia, whose representative democracy was one of the few success stories to come out of the 2011 Arab Spring. Last year, a…

Zika virus lands in U.S., bringing threat of widespread birth defects

By Anna K. Poole
Posted

Health | U.S. health officials are starting to report cases of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease connected with serious birth defects that is spreading rapidly…

Nigeria’s crippled economy helps Boko Haram survive

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Nigeria | Nigeria’s struggling economy is hampering its fight against the Islamic terror group Boko Haram. In 2014, Nigeria overtook South Africa as the continent’s…

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