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November death toll for Muslim militants: 5,042

By Daniel James Devine
Posted

Terrorism | Muslim militants around the world killed 5,042 people in the month of November alone. That’s nearly twice the number that died when the World Trade Center…

Islamic extremism fuels increase in religiously motivated terrorism

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Terrorism | Four extreme Islamist groups were responsible for two-thirds of deaths in claimed terrorist attacks in 2013. Those groups were the Islamic State of Iraq and…

Globe Trot: Did Peter Kassig resist his ISIS executioner?

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | SYRIA:Video footage confirmed the fifth beheading of a Westerner by Islamic State. Peter Kassig, a 26-year-old humanitarian aid worker from Indiana (and an…

Nigerian military retakes Chibok village

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Nigeria | UPDATE: Nigerian military officials report they have retaken the beleaguered town of Chibok from Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria. Insurgents from the…

Globe Trot: Suicide bomber kills 48 at Nigerian school

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | NIGERIA:At least 48 students are reported killed in a bombing at a secondary school in northern Nigeria. A suicide bomber dressed as a student exploded…

Globe Trot: Kurdish children detail ISIS torture

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ISIS: Kurdish children from Kobani were tortured and abused for months while detained by the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), Human Rights Watch documented…

Rights group details Boko Haram’s barbaric abuses

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Although the Nigerian government recently claimed Boko Haram would release the 219 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped earlier this year, the captives have not been…

Globe Trot: No freedom for Chibok’s captive schoolgirls

By Jamie Dean
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International | NIGERIA: More than a week after the Nigerian government announced the terrorist group Boko Haram had agreed to release more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped…

Globe Trot: Kim Jong-Un comes out of hiding

By Jamie Dean
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International | HONG KONG: Pro-democracy demonstrations entered a third week in Hong Kong, and the weekend brought clashes between the student-led protesters and police.

Globe Trot: Nigeria claims Chibok schoolgirls will be released Monday

By Jamie Dean
Posted

International | FREEDOM FOR CHIBOK GIRLS?: The Nigerian government claims it has reached a ceasefire agreement with the terrorist group Boko Haram and says the militants have…

Yes, the ISIS conflict is a religious war

By Mindy Belz
Posted

Religious Liberty | The fight against the Islamic State is a fight for religious freedom

Globe Trot: Cyclone batters Indian coast

By Jamie Dean
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International | INDIA: Hundreds of thousands of Indians fled the country’s eastern seaboard over the weekend as Cyclone Hudhud swept into the Bay of Bengal. Authorities…

 
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