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Globe Trot: Compromise deadline passes in Egypt

By Mindy Belz
Posted

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
Posted

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…

A battle of wills and ideas

By Mindy Belz
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Nigeria | In terrorist-plagued Nigeria, the Obama administration can’t decide whose side it’s on

Nigerian president declares a state of emergency

By Rachel Cooper
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International | Northeast Nigeria is in a state of emergency after the country’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, announced Islamic extremists control some of the area’s…

Tar bubbles and terrorism

By Mindy Belz
Posted

Human Rights | Punishing crimes big and small can be life-and-death business

Globe Trot: Saudi Arabia mulls paralysis as criminal punishment

By Mindy Belz
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International | April is the Month of Microfinance and today is the day every gift to Five Talents, one of many groups majoring in microfinance…

Globe Trot: No need to panic

By Mindy Belz
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International | “Keep Calm and Carry On” is a good Monday slogan, and originally part of a 1939 British war propaganda campaign. But it actually never went public during…

Globe Trot: Unrest in Tunisia, confirmation battles, killings in Nigeria and Christians fleeing Syria

By Mindy Belz
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International | Tunisia is following Egypt into post-revolution uproar after the shooting death of Chokri Belaid, a prominent secularist opponent of the…

Globe Trot: Defiant Assad, Chavez’s rule, brutal Burma crackdowns …

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gave a defiant speech on Sunday—his first public address in six months—defending his harsh crackdown that has brought on…

Globe Trot: South Sudan camp, Iraqi Shiites killed, Iran sanctions, Zero Dark Thirty

By Mindy Belz
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International | Tensions are growing in Maban County, South Sudan—an area we’ve focused on that has a rich heritage of Christian ministry and has since mid-2011 attracted…

Another deadly Christmas in Nigeria

By Mickey McLean
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Nigeria | For the third Christmas in a row, Nigerian Christians have come under brutal attack. According to CNN, local police report that at least 12 people were killed…

Christmas fear

By J.C. Derrick
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Nigeria | Nigerian Christians vow to gather to worship on Christmas Day despite the threat of terrorist violence

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