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Globe Trot: Vatican visit brings Raul Castro back to church

By Mindy Belz
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International | VATICAN: Cuban President Raul Castro was so taken with the pope at a meeting at the Vatican on Sunday, he may “go back to praying and go back to the church,

Literacy classes empower believers in Kenya

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Before she knew how to read and write, 50-year old Pastor Esther Naitobwagi had to ask someone to read the Bible for her. She had to ask for directions when…

UK exit polls show conservatives and Cameron to stay in power

By Jim Henry
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Britain | UPDATE: Britain’s Conservative Party has won enough seats in Parliament for Prime Minister David Cameron to remain in power, according to exit polls. The…

Human trafficking thrives in Thailand

By Anna K. Poole
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Human Trafficking | Its national image marred by a reputation for rampant human trafficking, Thailand is entangled in another scandal. Tuesday, just days after the grim discovery…

Globe Trot: Global number of displaced people growing because of ISIS

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | IRAQ: The number of displaced people worldwide swelled last year to 38 million—up 4.7 million over 2013—mostly due to Islamic State’s…

Examples of reconciliation in Kenya

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Strenuous racial tensions in the United States between blacks and whites demonstrate that this country needs the gospel to achieve racial reconciliation. But…

In Nepal, focus shifts from rescue to recovery

By Jamie Dean
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Nepal | Aid workers discover unique challenges while serving the Himalayan nation

Unruly Britannia

By Cal Thomas
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Britain | LONDON—They called it “Question Time,” borrowing the term from the prime minister’s weekly appearance in the House of Commons, but this was…

Chinese and Russian navies join forces in the Mediterranean

By Rob Holmes
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Military | China’s Defense Ministry announced last week that the Russian and Chinese navies will carry out joint military drills for the first time in the…

Globe Trot: Freed Boko Haram captives tell of abuse, starvation

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Some women held by Boko Haram were stoned to death as the army closed in to rescue them. The freed women said they were fed only ground, dry…

Britain welcomes royal baby girl

By Lynde Langdon
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Britain | It’s a princess for Britain’s Prince William and wife Kate. Royal officials reported that Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth this morning to a…

Nigeria frees more women and girls from Boko Haram

By Lynde Langdon
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Nigeria | Nigeria announced its military has freed 234 girls and women held captive by Boko Haram in the Sambisa Forest. This latest rescue brings the total number of…

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