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Globe Trot: Nepal’s earthquake victims still suffer, one year later

By Mindy Belz
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International | NEPAL: On the one-year anniversary of a devastating earthquake, Nepal is facing a record season of wildfires. The Himalayan country’s record-setting number…

Globe Trot: Thousands gather throughout Europe to protest migration

By Mindy Belz
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International | EUROPE: Thousands took to the streets across Europe over the weekend to protest the influx of Middle East migrants. Here’s what I don’t understand: About…

Globe Trot: U.S. slaps terror designation on Afghan ISIS affiliate

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: The U.S. State Department has designated the ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan a terrorist organization, calling it ISIL-Khorasan. The heightened…

Midday Roundup: Taliban victorious in strategic Afghan town

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Do-over. U.S. forces are once again fighting for an Afghan region they liberated from the Taliban 14 years ago. The Islamic extremists retook the…

Nepal’s new constitution kindles celebration, controversy, and church bombings

By Anna K. Poole
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Nepal | After almost a decade of political limbo, Nepal formally adopted its new constitution on Sunday, providing the Himalayan nation with its first complete…

Globe Trot: Democracy in Nepal doesn’t extend to Christians

By Mindy Belz
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International | NEPAL: Once again we see that elections and a new constitution do not a democracy make. As Nepal’s draft constitution nears a completion deadline, one…

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…

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…

Globe Trot: Nepal’s continued quakes leave mental, emotional scars

By Mindy Belz
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International | NEPAL: There have not been just two earthquakes in Nepal, there have been well over 100 quakes registering at a magnitude of 4 or higher since the initial…

Midday Roundup: B.B. King, the King of Blues, dead at 89

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Guitar hero. Blues legend B.B. King died in Las Vegas on Thursday. He was 89. King’s musical career spanned more than a half-century and influenced…

Reaching up

Reaching up

By Jamie Dean
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Disaster | As Nepal turns to rebuilding after a massive earthquake, some of the deepest needs remain perched on earth’s highest elevations

Midday Roundup: Officials probe cause of deadly Amtrak derailment

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Deadly derailment. Six people died late Tuesday when an Amtrak train traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York City derailed in Philadelphia. Another six…

 
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