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With Crimean grab, it’s Putin vs. the world

By Andrew Branch
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Ukraine | Ukrainian soldier reported dead in military base attack

Putin signs treaty annexing Crimea

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | Ukrainian government says Russia is a threat to international security

Missing: A foreign policy

By Cal Thomas
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Foreign Policy | What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may eventually be discovered, but there is something else that has been missing for much longer and its…

Staving off extinction in Russia

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Russia | Russia’s salivating for the savory morsel of southeastern Ukraine known as the Crimea has been likened to Hitler’s annexing of the so-called Sudetenland…

Fighting international poverty: From problem-listing to asset-counting

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Here’s a further extension of the Q&A with Andy Crouch found in the March 22 issue of WORLD magazine. (See also “Bursting out all over: God’s…

Globe Trot: Christians facing new wave of attacks in Nigeria

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Militants attacked villages in Katsina state killing 69. Katsina has a large Christian population and dozens of churches were burned there following…

Globe Trot: Terrorism remains a possibility in Malaysian plane’s disappearance

By Mindy Belz
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International | MALAYSIA:Malaysian authorities now admit they may have picked up radar signals from disappeared Malaysian Air flight 370 nearly 100 miles west of the…

Globe Trot: Syrian nuns free, chemical weapons still in custody

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA is expected to miss a major deadline in the destruction of chemical weapons. Meanwhile, we’re watching overnight reports that the 13 nuns from…

The Putin enigma

By D.C. Innes
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Russia | Even though Russian President Vladimir Putin has controlled his country for 15 years, we are still unclear on what sort of man he is. A newly inaugurated…

Illusion and reality in Ukraine

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Ukraine | While we were all minding our business, the “most serious foreign policy crisis in Europe of the 21st century” crashed upon us. It’s hard to disagree…

Syrian rebels force Christians to pay ‘protection’ tax

By Julia A. Seymour
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Syria | Crosses on churches and pealing church bells are a thing of the past in Raqqa, Syria, as long as extreme Islamists remain in power there. After seizing it…

Globe Trot: Iraq’s Anbar Province continues to unravel

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: A string of bombings across central Iraq continues the unraveling situation in Anbar Province. A February bombing at Fallujah’s hospital forced…

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