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Midday Roundup: Drowned toddler a new symbol of migrant despair

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Heartbreaking. A Syrian toddler who drowned along with his 5-year-old brother and mother as the family attempted to make it from Turkey to Greece has become…

Exchanging one country for another

By Cal Thomas
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Immigration | Back when I was in school, I performed a scientific experiment in which I poured a liquid of one color into a beaker that contained liquid of a different…

Will Middle Eastern migrants upset Europe’s cultural balance?

By Rob Holmes
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Europe | Migrants streaming into southern and eastern Europe are fleeing clear danger and destitution back home, but Europe can hardly cope. The sheer numbers of…

Globe Trot: Israeli Christian schools protest funding cuts

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL: Christians in Nazareth are protesting Israeli state funding cuts to church-run schools, delaying their opening. The dispute actually affects mostly…

Indian Hindu group claims murder of idol worship critic

By Anna K. Poole
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India | India boasts national tolerance for a panoply of religious allegiances—Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Sikhism, Jainism, and a smattering…

Globe Trot: ISIS razes historic Palmyra piece by piece

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: At the ancient Palmyra site, Islamic State militants are attempting to destroy the Temple of Baal, a Roman-era structure, here seen from space. Oxford…

Collateral damage: The Sudanese in Syria

By Mindy Belz
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Persecution | In 2002, WORLD went to Damascus and witnessed how Sudan’s Islamic regime created a flood of Christian refugees, with terrorism perpetuating their plight

Police make arrest in Bangkok bombing case

By Mickey McLean
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Thailand | Authorities in Thailand arrested a man Saturday in connection with the deadly bombing at the Erawan Shrine in central Bangkok on Aug. 17. The man, of unknown…

Globe Trot: Saudi king to visit Washington as Iran vote looms

By Mindy Belz
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International | SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman of Saudi Arabia will come to Washington next week in his first visit as head of the House of Saud and will meet with President…

Globe Trot: Democracy in Nepal doesn’t extend to Christians

By Mindy Belz
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International | NEPAL: Once again we see that elections and a new constitution do not a democracy make. As Nepal’s draft constitution nears a completion deadline, one…

Thai police reject U.S. offer of help with stalled bomb investigation

By Anna K. Poole
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Thailand | One week after a bombing in Bangkok left 20 dead and 120 wounded, the Royal Thai Police appear to be working in slow motion to solve what local authorities…

Religious groups: Don’t dismantle USCIRF

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | International advocates back Sen. Marco Rubio’s reauthorization bill and insist the United States needs a strong, independent voice for religious liberty

 
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