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Argentines protest violence against women

By Katlyn Babyak
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International | Protesters—including 200,000 in Buenos Aires—held marches in over 80 Argentine cities Wednesday to protest violence against women. Argentina’s Supreme…

Globe Trot: Devastating explosion in Turkey ahead of elections

By Mindy Belz
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International | TURKEY: An explosion has further rattled Diyarbakir, a city in eastern Turkey that’s largely Kurdish and was once in the heartland of the region’s…

The sun rises on the evil and the good

The sun rises on the evil and the good

By La Shawn Barber
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Persecution | “Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and kill you, and you will be hated by all nations for My name’s sake” (Matthew 24:9, NKJV). Christians in…

U.S. journalism courses empower Cubans to fight censorship

By Katlyn Babyak
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Media | Thirty Cubans are taking journalism courses taught by U.S. professors, despite risking arrest and harassment. The U.S. Interests Section in Havana, which…

Globe Trot: One man’s impossible escape from North Korea

By Mindy Belz
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International | NORTH KOREA: In middle school, Ji Seong-Ho watched classroom seats empty, as his classmates died of hunger. And it gets worse from there. The young North…

India’s torrid temperatures cause thousands of deaths

By Anna K. Poole
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India | Blistering winds continue to sweep across New Delhi and most parts of north and central India, as temperatures soar to116 degrees Fahrenheit in some regions.

Nigerian bankers arrested in corruption crack-down

Nigerian bankers arrested in corruption crack-down

By Onize Ohikere
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Nigeria | The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) arrested 21 bankers for stealing defaced currency worth more than six billion naira, more than $33…

Chilean teachers declare indefinite protests over education reforms

By Katlyn Babyak
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Chile | On Monday, teachers and education students rallied and marched down the streets of Santiago, Chile, and other major cities. The Teachers’ College, the…

Iran, nuclear negotiations, and U.S. prisoners

By J.C. Derrick
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Iran | Families of imprisoned Americans urge U.S. government to make their loved ones a priority

Sex trafficking and forced marriages flourish under China’s one-child policy

By Gaye Clark
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Human Trafficking | Thanks to a shortage of women created in part by China’s one-child policy, the country has become a hotbed of human trafficking. Desperate men pay…

Midday Roundup: Hundreds trapped after Chinese cruise ship sinks

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Chinese shipwreck.Crews in China are frantically trying to rescue cruise-ship passengers trapped underwater in the Yangtze River after the vessel capsized…

Will FIFA’s scandal damage U.S. youth soccer?

By Jae Wasson
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Sports | Dave Carton grew up dreading rainy Saturdays. He looked forward to his club soccer games all week and rain could ruin the game. Growing up in Ireland, soccer…

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