Nigeria

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Islamists burn students alive to discourage education

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Nigeria | Islamic militants in Nigeria continued terrorizing civilians last week, setting fire to a locked boy’s dormitory and other buildings at the Federal…

Globe Trot: Countdown to a full-scale Russian invasion?

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Having invaded the Crimean Peninsula over the weekend, Russian forces have now given Ukrainian forces an ultimatum (with times that have fluctuated)

Midday Roundup: Polio-like illness attacks California children

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Outbreak. Doctors in California are searching for the cause of a Polio-like illness that has left more than a dozen children paralyzed in at least one limb.

Globe Trot: Will Ukraine’s shaky peace deal hold?

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Following the bloodiest day in Ukraine’s post-Soviet history, President Viktor Yanukovych today signed an agreement with opposition leaders and…

Globe Trot: Obama’s ‘Three Amigos summit’ party foul

By Mindy Belz
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International | MEXICO: The “Three Amigos’ summit” is underway—and President Barack Obama is that guy, the one who forgot to bring the beer cooler. As the president…

Globe Trot: Boko Haram attacks against Christians on the rise

By Mindy Belz
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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
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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
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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
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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

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