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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…

Nigerian Christians show us how to face persecution

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | The U.S. Supreme Court’s calamitous approval of same-sex marriage came the morning after I returned from the calamitous corners of war-torn northeastern…

David R. Shedd: Snakes and scorpions

By Gordon Middleton
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Q&A | Examining the future of America’s national security in a changing world

‘Reliving his nightmare’

By Louise K. Ahern
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Amy Writing Awards | ‘Lost Boy’ escapes Sudanese violence a second time. The fifth prize award winner

Nepalis in remote villages struggle to find shelter ahead of annual monsoons

By Anna K. Poole
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Nepal | Nepal’s topography, the Shangri-La of mountaineers, lies mangled and crumbled after two powerful earthquakes thrashed the Himalayan nation on April 25 and…

Blaine Harden on understanding North Korea

By Sophia Lee
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Q&A | Well-known biographer talks about his latest retelling of a defector’s story

Southern Baptists plan religious liberty office in Middle East

By Onize Ohikere
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Persecution | Christians in some parts of the Middle East have three options: move elsewhere, become Muslim, or pay the expensive Christian tax known as jizya. As Nina…

Should a pastor give his life for the wolves?

By Marvin Olasky
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Cuba | For more than a decade I concluded my University of Texas journalism courses by reading to students an essay by a poet who sided with Fidel Castro in 1959 to…

Record number of refugees driven from their homes in 2015

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Political, racial, and religious persecution are driving a record number of people from their native countries. In 2015, the number of displaced people rose…

Hong Kong rejects China’s offer of ‘fake democracy’

By Angela Lu
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China | Hong Kong’s legislature voted not to implement a China-backed election plan Thursday, a victory for democracy activists in the former British colony and the…

Vaccines & Viruses: Ebola makes a comeback

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Ebola is back. Cases of Ebola are ticking up again in Guinea and Sierra Leone, after the virus was eradicated from Liberia in May and seemed to be on the…

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