Nigeria

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Globe Trot: Boko Haram attacks against Christians on the rise

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | NIGERIA: Kankia in northern Nigeria is the latest site of extreme violence against Christians, where a 50-year-old pastor was killed and his church set on…

Globe Trot: India celebrates Microsoft’s new CEO

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | INDIA:Yesterday’s naming of Satya Nadella, born in Hyderabad, as Microsoft’s new chief executive led above the fold in nearly every major newspaper…

Globe Trot: U.S. taxpayer money could be headed for Ukraine

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | UKRAINE: President Viktor Yanukovych is back at work today amid intensified calls from demonstrators that he resign and call early elections.

Troubling priorities in Nigeria

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Nigeria | U.S. government focuses on gay issues instead of terrorist attacks on Christians and other Nigerians

Midday Roundup: Texting dispute leads to murder

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Movie theater violence. A 71-year-old retired police officer shot and killed an unarmed man in a Florida movie theater Monday after starting an argument over…

Midday Roundup: Nothing but a ‘host for a fetus’

Midday Roundup: Nothing but a ‘host for a fetus’

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | A mother’s wish. Mainstream news outlets are howling this week about a “heartbreaking injustice” taking place in Texas. A hospital in Fort Worth has…

Boko Haram now a ‘foreign terrorist organization’

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Nigeria | Lawmakers and advocates say the State Department’s decision to make the designation took too long

Globe Trot: Iran’s 30-day nuclear bomb breakout

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | IRAN: The report stirring a lot of speculation about Iran’s ability to make weapons-grade uranium within a month is good reading. It offers new…

Midday Roundup: Jury hits BofA for mortgage ‘hustle’

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Fraud fallout. A jury on Wednesday found Bank of America liable for underwriting billions of dollars in junk mortgages. The U.S. Department of Justice sued…

Globe Trot: Smog smothers Chinese province

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | CHINA: Continued heavy smog has forced officials to close all expressways in China’s northeastern Heilongjiang province, along with schools and a major…

Globe Trot: Life in ‘the world’s largest village’

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | SOUTH SUDAN: Greetings from “the world’s largest village.” Juba, the capital of South Sudan, has 2 million residents, all with “no functioning…

Globe Trot: From terrorist to president?

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | AFGHANISTAN: Abdul Rassoul Sayyaf has registered to run for president in Afghanistan. Sayyaf in 1996 helped Osama bin Laden return to Afghanistan, and the…

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