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Former Holocaust refugee starts fund to rescue Christians from ISIS

By Katlyn Babyak
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Persecution | Jewish Holocaust survivor Lord George Weidenfeld plans to evacuate and resettle up to 2,000 Syrian and Iraqi Christians threatened by the so-called Islamic…

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | British lawmakers want to limit child tax credits to a woman’s first two children, according to a new budget presented by the majority Conservative Party in…

ISIS suicide bomber attacks youth trying to rebuild Kobani

By Abby Reese
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ISIS | An explosion rattled the border town of Suruc, Turkey, on Monday, killing about two dozen and wounding nearly 100 others.  About 200 young people were…

Nepal bans religious conversion in new draft constitution

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Christians and Muslims in Nepal are criticizing the draft version of a new constitution that bans religious conversion. Spurred to action by the recent…

Boko Haram ends Ramadan with more killings

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | As Ramadan, the Muslim season of fasting, ends today with the Friday Eid-al-Fitr celebration, two northeastern Nigerian towns mourn the death of at least 62…

The Iran deal: A moral failure

By Nate Madden
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Iran | Now that diplomats from around the world have reached a deal regarding Iran’s continuation of its nuclear enrichment efforts, many will lament the missed…

UN passes pro-family resolution without U.S. support

By Kiley Crossland
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United Nations | The United Nations Human Rights Council passed a resolution in support of the traditional family in early July. The vote—29 in support and 14 against, with…

Ebola makes a comeback in Liberia

By Onize Ohikere
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Ebola Virus | On May 9, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Liberia Ebola-free after 42 days without any new cases.  During the outbreak, the country recorded…

The Russian bear’s grumbling

By Marvin Olasky
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Russia | It sounds like an out-of-season April Fools Day joke, but Politico Magazine ’s recent story, “Putin’s Plot to Get Texas to Secede,” is a serious…

Iran, world powers reach agreement on nuclear deal

By Leigh Jones
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Iran | Iranian officials finally reached an agreement with international negotiators today on a deal to curb the country’s nuclear program in exchange for…

South Sudan ousts UN official over army abuse claims

By Onize Ohikere
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South Sudan | Political leaders in South Sudan’s Unity state have voted to expel a United Nations diplomat in response to a report accusing the army and other armed…

Called to Chuuk

By Susan Olasky
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Education | “My goal is to go back and be an encouragement and serve them. Basically to serve them.” Tisaleen Hernist, 25, is from the generation some see as…

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