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Religious minorities find a voice in Indonesia, Nepal

By Julia A. Seymour
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Religious Liberty | Even as persecution of Christians grows in much of the world, government officials in two countries recently spoke out in favor of religious freedom for all,

Globe Trot: Did Peter Kassig resist his ISIS executioner?

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA:Video footage confirmed the fifth beheading of a Westerner by Islamic State. Peter Kassig, a 26-year-old humanitarian aid worker from Indiana (and an…

Nigerian military retakes Chibok village

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | UPDATE: Nigerian military officials report they have retaken the beleaguered town of Chibok from Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria. Insurgents from the…

Student protests over fuel shortages in oil-rich Chad leave five dead

By Rob Holmes
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Africa | N’DJAMENA, Chad—Riots in Chad left at least five people dead at the hands of Chadian police forces last week. On Tuesday, riot police units fanned out…

Could an assassination attempt lead to religious liberty in Argentina?

By Katlyn Babyak
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Persecution | On the morning of Oct. 21, gunshots rang out in a crowded neighborhood in the province of Córdoba, Argentina. Several of the bullets fired by unidentified…

The prosperity gospel in Africa

By Feumba Samen
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Religion | The cultic activity promises worldly power in place of the power of the cross

Midday Roundup: Obama tweaks the GOP with hints of immigration reform

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Immigration reform? The White House is floating a proposal for immigration reforms by executive order, although officials who “leaked” the plans say the…

Globe Trot: On the brink of war in Ukraine

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE:Technically a ceasefire has been in effect in eastern Ukraine since September, but war is looming, as NATO continues to report increased Russian troop…

Stopping the betrayals

By Marvin Olasky & J.C. Derrick
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Europe | Fighting financial corruption will help Balkan nations and many others (part three of a series)

A small beginning

By Mindy Belz
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Persecution | Elected officials from many nations gather to combat religious persecution

Women dying in India after sterilization blitz

By Courtney Crandell
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Health | At least a dozen women died in India and several more became ill after undergoing sterilization operations as a part of a nationwide population control…

Is Kenya’s tetanus vaccine a secret sterilization campaign?

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | NAIROBI, Kenya—The Catholic Church in Kenya is up in arms about a government campaign to vaccinate women against tetanus, saying it contains a hidden agenda…

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