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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…

Midday Roundup: Another quake shakes Nepal

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Still shaking. Another earthquake rattled Nepal this morning. According to officials, the death toll stands at 42 and counting. At least three people in India…

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

Globe Trot: Foreign aid piling up at Nepalese ports, borders

By Mindy Belz
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International | NEPAL: Local churches representing Nepal’s tiny Christian minority are pooling resources to assist in relief efforts following Saturday’s earthquake. But…

Kingdoms totter

Kingdoms totter

By Jamie Dean
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Disaster | Nepal’s tiny Christian minority responds to the Himalayan nation’s devastating earthquake

Midday Roundup: Witness claims Freddie Gray may have hurt himself

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Overheard. A prisoner in the same van said he thought Freddie Gray, who died after injuries he received in Baltimore police custody, tried to hurt himself by…

Globe Trot: Aid trickles into Nepal’s remote areas

By Mindy Belz
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International | NEPAL: As the death toll climbs above 5,000 in last Saturday’s earthquake, relief workers are getting in to assess both the human crisis and the…

 
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