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Weekend Reads: The impossible but true story of Chen Guangcheng

Weekend Reads: The impossible but true story of Chen Guangcheng

By June Cheng
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Books | It’s a story that is impossible to believe, except that it’s true: A blind Chinese human rights lawyer snuck past the gaze of 70 guards, surveillance…

Kenya debates building border fence, closing Somali refugee camp

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | NAIROBI, Kenya—One of the terrorists who attacked Garissa University College last week, killing 148 people and injuring 70 others, was a law graduate of the…

Pakistan in quandary over involvement in Yemen crisis

By Anna K. Poole
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Yemen | As Shiite rebels advance across Yemen, an air blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia is preventing medical supplies from reaching victims of the conflict. As of…

Globe Trot: Iraqis uncover mass graves of ISIS victims in Tikrit

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Iraqi forensic teams have begun exhuming mass graves in Tikrit, the city recaptured from Islamic State this month. The graves contain the…

God’s message in Chinese paintings

By June Cheng
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Art | A group of Christian artists in Beijing hopes to influence their culture through artwork infused with the gospel

Egyptian church honoring slain Copts attacked by Muslim extremists

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Groups of Muslims attacked a Coptic Christian community in Egypt multiple times last week to protest a new church being built to honor several Christians…

Hassles and joys

By June Cheng
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China | Great risks, long journeys, government sabotage, official informants, chaotic crowds, packed halls, and fervent prayers: Welcome to a Christian training…

Not over yet

By Jamie Dean
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Ebola Virus | Ebola cases have dropped in West Africa, but long-term recovery has just begun

Battle ready

By Mindy Belz
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ISIS | Assyrian Christians and Kurds in Iraq’s north have been holding a 640-mile front against ISIS since last year. With a humanitarian crisis at their doorstep,

Starting over

Starting over

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | In their suffering Iraq’s Christians are learning God always has a better plan

Globe Trot: ISIS ready to recruit Palestinians in Syrian refugee camp

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: Islamic State militants say they have entered Yarmouk, the Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus. Yarmouk is old enough its homeless inhabitants have…

Death toll up to 147 in Kenyan university attack

By Moses Wasamu
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Terrorism | Islamic militant group al-Shabaab claims responsibility, emphasizes intent to kill Christians

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