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Sins of commission

Sins of commission

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | As worldwide religious persecution intensifies, conflicts of interest threaten the existence of a U.S. commission that deals with the problem

Kenya cleans up ahead of Obama visit

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | NAIROBI,  Kenya—The Nairobi county government is spending the equivalent of about $500,000 to spruce up the city ahead of U.S. President Barack…

China takes desperate measures to stop stock drop

By June Cheng
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China | A hodgepodge of desperate measures has finally stopped the Chinese stock market’s monthlong spiral, which has generated a $3 trillion loss in share value…

South Africa latest stop for anti-Uber protests

By Onize Ohikere
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Transportation | Since it’s launch in 2009, ride-sharing service Uber has had to navigate regulatory roadblocks and opposition from the licensed taxi community. Drivers…

Bangladeshi police arrest 12 linked to al-Qaeda in Asia

By Anna K. Poole
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Bangladesh | Last week, Bangladeshi officials arrested 12 men in Dhaka suspected of ties to the recently launched Asia branch of al-Qaeda. In a series of raids, local…

Colombia opens its doors to euthanasia

By Katlyn Babyak
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Euthanasia | Colombian officials approved the country’s first legal death by euthanasia last week. After a week-long legal battle, 79-year old Ovidio Gonzalez exercised…

Kenyan evangelicals protest upcoming Obama visit

By Onize Ohikere
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Kenya | President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to Kenya sent a small group of protestors to the streets on Monday. Their message to him: Don’t advocate for gay…

Cuban-Americans in Congress balk at embassy plans

By Katlyn Babyak
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Cuba | The U.S. State Department and the Cuban government declared Wednesday that they would re-establish embassies in Cuba and Washington, D.C., but President…

Boko Haram attacks continue despite recent arrests

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | The latest attack by the insurgent group Boko Haram left nearly 100 Muslims dead Wednesday night. A local government official said the militant Nigerian…

Repeating myself on an Iran nuclear deal

By Cal Thomas
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Iran | Am I allowed to repeat myself when it comes to the negotiations over the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal? Why not, since that is what Iran’s leaders are doing. They…

Barbarians inside the gate

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | When the unwashed Germanic hordes of Vandals, Alans, and Suebi crossed the frozen Rhine River in A.D. 406 and changed Europe forever, beleaguered Rome…

Britain deploys counterterrorism police to investigate Tunisian attack

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | Britain has deployed about 600 counterterrorism police to help investigate Friday’s attack at the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in the Tunisian beach resort town…

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