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Where are the European migrants now?

By Cal Thomas
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Refugees | LONDON—It’s called Frontex and, according to its website, the agency “promotes, coordinates and develops European border management in line with the…

Attacks in Nigeria highlight new jihadist threat

By Mindy Belz
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Terrorism | Terrorists descended on four villages in northern Nigeria early this morning, destroying homes and killing villagers. Early reports from eyewitnesses say…

Al-Shabaab claims car bomb attack in Somali capital

By Onize Ohikere
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Somalia | Al-Shabaab has taken responsibility for a car bomb explosion in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, that killed at least five people earlier today. The attack…

Globe Trot: Kerry makes historic visit to Hiroshima

By Mindy Belz
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International | JAPAN: John Kerry became the first U.S. secretary of state to visit a memorial to victims of the U.S. atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima today. He called on the…

Belgian terror suspect admits to being the ‘man in the hat’

By Mickey McLean
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Terrorism | The Federal Prosecution Office in Brussels confirmed Saturday that arrested terror suspect Mohamed Abrini was the third man present at Brussels Airport during…

Italy recalls ambassador to Egypt amid police torture scandal

By Onize Ohikere
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Egypt | Cairo’s El Nadim Center is one of many Egyptian NGOs fighting for human rights in a country where it’s a rarity. For more than 20 years, the local…

Globe Trot: South China Sea crisis could be next global flash point

By Mindy Belz
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International | INDONESIA: China’s expansion in the South China Sea—where it began operating a lighthouse on one of its artificial islands—could be the next global…

Panama Papers reveal how world’s wealthy hide their cash

By Samantha Gobba
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Corruption | The world’s rich and famous have two choices when it comes to their overflowing wealth: Leave the money at home where it’s subject to local taxes, or…

Nigerian military creates rehab program for Boko Haram fighters

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | Now that Nigeria is making headway against Boko Haram, it faces a new challenge created by terrorists who voluntarily surrender their weapons. How can the…

Globe Trot: Turkey seizes churches old and new

By Mindy Belz
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International | TURKEY: Authorities seized six churches—one 1,700 years old and another built in 2003—in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir. Unlike state-funded mosques,

After months of gains, Iraqi forces stymied at ISIS-held city

By Anna K. Poole
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Iraq | Iraqi forces, slowed by roadside bombs and heavy mortar fire, are meeting unexpectedly high resistance as they lead an offensive to reclaim the city of Hit in…

Nigeria puts Boko Haram on the defense, plans rebuilding efforts

By Onize Ohikere
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Nigeria | Cameroon announced today that the multinational force fighting Boko Haram’s insurgency arrested more than 300 fighters and freed at least 2,000 captives…

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