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David Cameron gets it on immigration

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Immigration | There is nothing like a little heat from a third political party to get the attention of career politicians who wish to stay in office. Nigel Farage, leader…

Finnish church embraces gay marriage, loses 12,000 members

By Kiley Crossland
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Marriage | Support for same-sex marriage voiced last week by one of Finland’s top religious leaders prompted thousands of Fins to resign their membership in the…

Globe Trot: Israeli PM dissolves government, readies for elections

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ISRAEL:Saying he won’t “tolerate opposition from within the government,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two key cabinet ministers, a…

Taiwan’s election brews trouble for China

By June Cheng
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Taiwan | Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou stepped down as chairman of the ruling party after his Kuomingtang (KMT) faced a crushing defeat in local elections this past…

Matthew and Grace Huang leave Qatar

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Middle East | The American Christian couple's release comes four days after they were acquitted of wrongdoing in their adopted daughter's death

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
Posted

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…

There and back again

By Emily Belz
Posted

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

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