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Obama talks gay rights, corruption in East Africa

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | President Barack Obama’s trip to Africa began Friday with a warm welcome in Kenya, where his father was born. Billboards announcing his arrival covered the…

‘Glimmer of hope’ for Christian woman on Pakistan’s death row

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Pakistan’s Supreme Court suspended the execution of Pakistani Christian Aasiya Noreen (more often called Asia Bibi) after agreeing last week to hear her…

Midday Roundup: Corporations shun Planned Parenthood

Midday Roundup: Corporations shun Planned Parenthood

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Keeping their distance. Three major companies have asked Planned Parenthood to remove their names as corporate sponsors, The Daily Signal reported. Planned…

Constant targets

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | In central and northern Nigeria, defenseless Christians learn to cope with the threats and trauma from enemies visible and invisible

Portugal wants women seeking abortion to get counseling first

By Onize Ohikere
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Abortion | A new legislative bill in Portugal could require women to get counseling before abortions and cover part of the expense themselves. In 2007, Portugal passed…

Former Holocaust refugee starts fund to rescue Christians from ISIS

By Katlyn Babyak
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Persecution | Jewish Holocaust survivor Lord George Weidenfeld plans to evacuate and resettle up to 2,000 Syrian and Iraqi Christians threatened by the so-called Islamic…

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | British lawmakers want to limit child tax credits to a woman’s first two children, according to a new budget presented by the majority Conservative Party in…

ISIS suicide bomber attacks youth trying to rebuild Kobani

By Abby Reese
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ISIS | An explosion rattled the border town of Suruc, Turkey, on Monday, killing about two dozen and wounding nearly 100 others.  About 200 young people were…

Nepal bans religious conversion in new draft constitution

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Christians and Muslims in Nepal are criticizing the draft version of a new constitution that bans religious conversion. Spurred to action by the recent…

Boko Haram ends Ramadan with more killings

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | As Ramadan, the Muslim season of fasting, ends today with the Friday Eid-al-Fitr celebration, two northeastern Nigerian towns mourn the death of at least 62…

The Iran deal: A moral failure

By Nate Madden
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Iran | Now that diplomats from around the world have reached a deal regarding Iran’s continuation of its nuclear enrichment efforts, many will lament the missed…

UN passes pro-family resolution without U.S. support

By Kiley Crossland
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United Nations | The United Nations Human Rights Council passed a resolution in support of the traditional family in early July. The vote—29 in support and 14 against, with…

 
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