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Kenyan Christians lobby for strict IVF rules

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Group wants a bill proposed in parliament to limit the number of embryos that can be used in each in vitro fertilization cycle

Midday Roundup: Weathermen work overtime as winter arrives early

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Brrrrrrr. New Yorkers are digging out from an unwelcome blanket of snow this morning as unseasonably cold temperatures set most of the country shivering. As…

Globe Trot: Canadian officials delay D.C. trip after Keystone vote

By Mindy Belz
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International | CANADA:Yesterday’s 59-41 vote in the U.S. Senate against building the Keystone XL Pipeline will go down in the poli-sci textbooks for gamesmanship in its…

Romania gains a Lutheran president

By Marvin Olasky
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Europe | A letter from WORLD member Marie Rete: “We are a subscribing family and enjoy your coverage of world and home news with a Christian perspective. My husband…

Assailants brutalize Israeli synagogue during morning prayers

By Lynde Langdon
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Israel | Blood-soaked prayer shawls and prayer books lay strewn in an Israeli synagogue this morning after two Palestinians attacked worshipers with a gun and meat…

Hong Kong clears protest camp

By June Cheng
Posted

China | More than 50 days after pro-democracy demonstrations began in Hong Kong, bailiffs began evicting the protesters camped out in front of Citic Tower in…

Religious minorities find a voice in Indonesia, Nepal

By Julia A. Seymour
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Religious Liberty | Even as persecution of Christians grows in much of the world, government officials in two countries recently spoke out in favor of religious freedom for all,

Globe Trot: Did Peter Kassig resist his ISIS executioner?

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA:Video footage confirmed the fifth beheading of a Westerner by Islamic State. Peter Kassig, a 26-year-old humanitarian aid worker from Indiana (and an…

Nigerian military retakes Chibok village

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | UPDATE: Nigerian military officials report they have retaken the beleaguered town of Chibok from Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria. Insurgents from the…

Student protests over fuel shortages in oil-rich Chad leave five dead

By Rob Holmes
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Africa | N’DJAMENA, Chad—Riots in Chad left at least five people dead at the hands of Chadian police forces last week. On Tuesday, riot police units fanned out…

Could an assassination attempt lead to religious liberty in Argentina?

By Katlyn Babyak
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Persecution | On the morning of Oct. 21, gunshots rang out in a crowded neighborhood in the province of Córdoba, Argentina. Several of the bullets fired by unidentified…

The prosperity gospel in Africa

By Feumba Samen
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Religion | The cultic activity promises worldly power in place of the power of the cross

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