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Midday Roundup: Lebanon has ISIS leader’s wife, daughter in custody

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bargaining chip. Lebanese officials claim to have captured the wife of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Sagia Dulaimi and her 9-year-old daughter were…

Globe Trot: Pope and patriarch unite against persecution

By Mindy Belz
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International | POPE FRANCIS: The pontiff ended a visit to Turkey with a pointed call for Muslim leaders—political, religious, and academic—to condemn Islamic…

Tanzania denies plans to evict Maasai

By Feumba Samen
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Africa | UPDATE: The Tanzanian government has issued an emphatic denial of claims it plans to sell Maasai land and evict the tribe. “The information circulated…

Weekend attack targets Christians in Kabul

By Mindy Belz
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Afghanistan | Taliban boasts about attack that strikes at the heart of Afghanistan’s fragile Christian community

UN: Birth control, abortion, and sex ed key to economic success

By Kiley Crossland
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United Nations | A new UN report claims the world’s unprecedented 1.8 billion young people have the potential to propel growth and productivity in the developing world, but…

Globe Trot: Hong Kong clears remaining protest camps

By Mindy Belz
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International | HONG KONG:Overnight, authorities began a crackdown on weeks of peaceful demonstrations to win freedoms from the China-led government—arresting two student…

From betrayal to compassion: Balkan challenge, U.S. opportunity

By Marvin Olasky & J.C. Derrick
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Europe | Washington is full of talk of ways for Republicans and Democrats to work together. In this, the concluding article of WORLD’s four-part series on the…

Forgotten survivors

By Mindy Belz
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Syria | The ISIS sweep into Iraq hasn’t halted Syria’s three-year nightmare

The light of the sun in a dark basement

By Jamie Dean
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Daniel of the Year | Congressman Frank Wolf has spent more than three decades showing up in far corners of the globe to help the most vulnerable—and the ‘patron saint of…

There and back again

By Emily Belz
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Ebola Virus | Physician Rick Sacra, having survived Ebola and other Liberian crises, stands ready to tackle the virus once more

How to handle Iran

By Nick Eicher
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Iran | A deadline has come and gone in the seven-nation negotiations to curb Iran’s nuclear program, but that doesn’t mean the talks are over. Wednesday in…

God’s elephant in the room

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Iran | Earlier this month  The Economist  ran a special report on Iran, a nation classified by the U.S. State Department as the world’s leading sponsor of…

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