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Globe Trot: Germany’s Muslim migrants converting to Christianity ‘in droves’

By Mindy Belz
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International | GERMANY: Mohammed is now Martin—no longer Muslim, but Christian—as migrant asylum-seekers in some parts of Europe are converting from Islam to…

Chile relives mine accident drama with movie premiere

By Katlyn Babyak
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Movies | SANTIAGO, Chile—At almost every bus and metro stop in Chile’s capital city, commuters can count on seeing a poster for The 33 . The Hollywood movie premiered…

South America lifting abortion bans amid international pressure

By Katlyn Babyak
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Abortion | The Chilean Chamber of Deputies’ Health Commission postponed voting Tuesday to lift abortion restrictions after lobbying from Christian Democrats and other…

Colombia opens its doors to euthanasia

By Katlyn Babyak
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Euthanasia | Colombian officials approved the country’s first legal death by euthanasia last week. After a week-long legal battle, 79-year old Ovidio Gonzalez exercised…

Brazilian president mends fences with White House visit

By Katlyn Babyak
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South America | President Barack Obama has neglected relations with most Latin American countries, aside from Cuba, but this week he made strides to improve relations with…

Buy cocaine, support a terrorist

By Katlyn Babyak
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South America | Last week the U.S. Treasury Department declared the Peruvian insurgent group Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) an international narcotrafficking threat and…

Argentines protest violence against women

By Katlyn Babyak
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International | Protesters—including 200,000 in Buenos Aires—held marches in over 80 Argentine cities Wednesday to protest violence against women. Argentina’s Supreme…

Viewers flock to Brazil’s first biblical soap opera

By Katlyn Babyak
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Television | Despite mixed reviews and some sharp criticism from the Christian community, Americans have flocked to Bible-inspired movies and TV series like Noah , Exodus :

Globe Trot: Iran talks seek last-minute deal

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: With talks over Iran’s nuclear program continuing hours before a March 31 deadline, negotiators are reportedly stuck on two issues, the…

Globe Trot: Did Argentina’s president conspire with Iran in Jewish center attack?

By Mindy Belz
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International | ARGENTINA: Shortly before his death, Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman drafted an affidavit seeking President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s arrest,

Globe Trot: Argentina’s murder scandal is a movie in the making

By Mindy Belz
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International | ARGENTINA: Argentine journalist Damian Pachter saw his Twitter followers go from 420 to more than 10,000 as he broke on the tweetstream a scoop on the murder…

Argentine lawyer appeals to U.S. for help with persecution case

By Katlyn Babyak
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Persecution | The two women selling food on a street corner in the crime-ridden city of Río Tercero, Argentina, had no time to run when a van pulled up in front of them…

 
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