Nigeria

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Nigerian terrorists target the U.S.

By J.C. Derrick
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Terrorism | Islamic terrorists in Nigeria crossed a new line on Sunday. After carrying out hundreds of attacks in recent years on churches, schools, and Nigerian police…

Globe Trot: Peace in Israel, violence in Egypt

By Mindy Belz
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International | Israeli and Palestinian leaders begin their first formal talks in five years today. Israel released 26 long-held Palestinian prisoners but also gave approval…

Midday Roundup: Throw open the bathroom stall doors

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bathroom bill. California Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill allowing transgendered students to use any bathroom they want. The bill also allows the…

Unlikely refuge in a sea of violence

By Rob Holmes
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International | Chad is not a likely place to take refuge from violence. Only five years ago, in February 2008, rebel militias battled their way into the capital city of…

Chad gaining through Sudan and Nigeria draining

By Rob Holmes
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International | “Smite the shepherd, scatter the sheep ,” the prophet Zechariah wrote. Hunt down the pastors and fire-bomb the congregation is the modern equivalent familiar…

Midday Roundup: ‘Grand bargain’ or bad deal?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Tax and spend. According to his senior advisors, President Barack Obama plans to unveil a new initiative to cut the corporate tax rate and boost spending on…

America’s ‘stunning betrayal’

By J.C. Derrick
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Nigeria | Leader of Nigeria’s Christians calls for U.S. intervention to end Boko Haram violence

Nigerian lawmakers miss chance to outlaw child brides

By Samantha Gilman
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International | The Nigerian Senate voted last week on a constitutional amendment that would have helped protect girls from underage marriage. But thanks to a filibuster by a…

School children now targets of Nigerian militants

By Elise Grafe
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Terrorism | A terrorist group burned and shot to death at least 29 school children and one teacher in Yobe, Nigeria, over the weekend. The death count continues to rise,

Globe Trot: Forty people still missing after Quebec train derailment

By Mindy Belz
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International | Quebec’s train derailment has left at least five dead and 40 still missing. Massive flames from oil tankers on the train devastated the town of Lac-Megantic…

Globe Trot: Compromise deadline passes in Egypt

By Mindy Belz
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International | The Egyptian army’s deadline for forging a political compromise passed at 11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, and reports are circulating that President Mohamed…

Globe Trot: Taliban talks move forward

By Mindy Belz
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International | The White House has announced it will hold talks with the Afghan Taliban starting Thursday. This, though a Taliban spokesman acknowledges, “There is no…

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