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Globe Trot: ISIS now using chemical weapons in Iraq

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Islamic State used chemical weapons in an attack on Kurdish forces near Sinjar—the city once the center of Yazidi life—on Feb. 11, firing 30 mortar…

Aid groups warn new bill will hamper assistance in South Sudan

By Onize Ohikere
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South Sudan | Lawmakers in South Sudan have passed a new bill that could limit the efforts of aid workers in the war-torn country. The country’s Parliament passed a…

Mozambique refugees accuse government troops of assaults

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Refugees fleeing the impact of ongoing political clashes in Mozambique are accusing government officials of violating their rights during searches for…

Millions need food as Ethiopia struggles to survive drought

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Ethiopia’s worst drought in 50 years is striking hard as farmers battle with dried water holes, wilted crops, and dead livestock. Other sectors of the…

U.K. gives aid to countries that persecute Christians

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | British taxpayers are helping fund persecution of Christians overseas, according to a recent investigation into the country’s foreign aid…

Report: UN peacekeepers pay impoverished local women for sex

By Michael Cochrane
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United Nations | Sexual exploitation of local populations by members of United Nations peacekeeping forces is “quite common but underreported,”according to a draft report…

Hip-hop star works to bring solar energy training to Africa

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | With songs like “Locked Up” and “Lonely,” hip-hop artist Akon has climbed to the top of America’s music industry. Born in Missouri and raised in…

Report: Red Cross stumbled in Haiti relief

By Daniel James Devine
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International Aid | Revelations that the international agency built just six permanent homes in Haiti points to problems in Big Aid bureaucracy

UN reports reduction in world hunger

By Heather Bridges
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Poverty | UN food agencies say statistics from a recent report bode well for hunger eradication. But other relief organizations say the problem runs deeper than the…

In Nepal, focus shifts from rescue to recovery

By Jamie Dean
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Nepal | Aid workers discover unique challenges while serving the Himalayan nation

Poverty, Inc. urges development over aid

By Megan Basham
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Documentary | New Acton Institute documentary details the harm long-term Western assistance does to developing countries

Going viral

By Jamie Dean
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Ebola Virus | As Ebola rapidly spreads in West Africa, Christian aid workers are risking their lives on the front lines

 
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