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Globe Trot: In Mexico, violence trumps immigration in the news

By Mindy Belz
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International | MEXICO: Obama’s decision to shield from deportation 5 million illegal immigrants in the United States made only bottom-of-the-fold news in…

Pro-life leader convicted of cackling

By Bob Brown
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Abortion | Northern Ireland’s leading pro-life activist faces jail time after her conviction Wednesday for harassing the operator of that region’s only abortion…

Kenyan Christians lobby for strict IVF rules

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Group wants a bill proposed in parliament to limit the number of embryos that can be used in each in vitro fertilization cycle

Midday Roundup: Weathermen work overtime as winter arrives early

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Brrrrrrr. New Yorkers are digging out from an unwelcome blanket of snow this morning as unseasonably cold temperatures set most of the country shivering. As…

Globe Trot: Canadian officials delay D.C. trip after Keystone vote

By Mindy Belz
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International | CANADA:Yesterday’s 59-41 vote in the U.S. Senate against building the Keystone XL Pipeline will go down in the poli-sci textbooks for gamesmanship in its…

Romania gains a Lutheran president

By Marvin Olasky
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Europe | A letter from WORLD member Marie Rete: “We are a subscribing family and enjoy your coverage of world and home news with a Christian perspective. My husband…

Assailants brutalize Israeli synagogue during morning prayers

By Lynde Langdon
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Israel | Blood-soaked prayer shawls and prayer books lay strewn in an Israeli synagogue this morning after two Palestinians attacked worshipers with a gun and meat…

Hong Kong clears protest camp

By June Cheng
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China | More than 50 days after pro-democracy demonstrations began in Hong Kong, bailiffs began evicting the protesters camped out in front of Citic Tower in…

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…

 
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