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Ireland’s economic comeback

By Cal Thomas
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Economy | DUBLIN—They called it the “Celtic Tiger,” a period of prosperity between 1995 and 2008, during which everything in Ireland appeared to come up…

Globe Trot: Is South Sudan rebel leader arming for another fight?

By Mindy Belz
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International | SOUTH SUDAN: One week ago, rebel leader Riek Machar was expected in Juba, the South Sudan capital, in a final step toward the end of fighting and a government…

Europe gives France a slap on the wrist over spanking support

Europe gives France a slap on the wrist over spanking support

By Kiley Crossland
Posted

France | The French government is taking a stand on spanking a year after getting a reprimand from Europe’s top human rights body. Last week, the Family Ministry of…

Kabul attack underscores war’s toll on Afghan civilians

By Anna K. Poole
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Terrorism | New UN report shows women, children suffer the most from ongoing violence

The Saudi connection to 9/11

By Cal Thomas
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Terrorism | Saudi Arabia opposes a bill in Congress that could hold it responsible for having a role in the terrorist attacks

Globe Trot: ISIS martyrs 21 Assyrians in Qaryatain

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: The Syriac Orthodox Church has published the names of 21 Assyrians killed by ISIS in Qaryatain. The Islamic militants captured the town last August,

Crews in Japan search for earthquake survivors

By Leigh Jones
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Disaster | Rescue crews in Japan are scrambling to find about 100 people thought trapped in rubble from two earthquakes that rattled the southwestern island of Kyushu…

Ghana, Togo next on list of Islamic extremist targets

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | Islamic extremists in West Africa are planning attacks in Ghana and Togo, following similar attacks in Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast earlier this year,

Globe Trot: Pakistan financed 2009 attack on Afghan CIA base

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: The deadliest attack on U.S. intelligence officers in CIA history was the likely work of Pakistan’s intelligence agency, according to a…

House church on a hill

By June Cheng
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China | A Christian school. A pro-life ministry. A presbytery. One trailblazing congregation in southwest China is launching politically taboo initiatives and…

The final fall

By Mindy Belz
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Books | In an excerpt from her new book, senior editor Mindy Belz recounts the 2014 fall of Iraq’s Nineveh Plains, an ancient home for Christians and Jews, to…

Races for the children

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Families use sports to promote, and take part in, adoption

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