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Globe Trot: Syrian misery multiplies

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: Hardships are mounting for refugees inside and outside Syria. “It is as if we are living on Jupiter or Mars,” said Qusai Zakarya, a spokesman for…

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

By Mindy Belz
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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: A ‘banner month’ for Islamic militants

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: As Jeffrey Goldberg tweeted this morning, “just a banner month for Islamic militants.” Early Sunday morning, Boko Haram militants shot…

Globe Trot: Whitewashed palaces and decimated Christianity

By Mindy Belz
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International | THE TACKY TASTE OF TYRANTS: Inside the fortified base of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad near Latakia, his ancestral home. “Like Assad’s…

Wages of war

By Jamie Dean
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Sudan | Mr. President, remember victims of other dire conflicts, pleads Sudanese bishop

Blurred lines

By Jamie Dean
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South Sudan | While the U.S. focuses on atrocities in Syria, another foreign government attacks its own citizens

Obama taps new envoy to Sudan and South Sudan

By J.C. Derrick
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International | President Barack Obama this week named Donald Booth, the outgoing ambassador to Ethiopia, as the long-awaited replacement for the U.S. special envoy to Sudan…

Unlikely refuge in a sea of violence

By Rob Holmes
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International | Chad is not a likely place to take refuge from violence. Only five years ago, in February 2008, rebel militias battled their way into the capital city of…

Chad gaining through Sudan and Nigeria draining

By Rob Holmes
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International | “Smite the shepherd, scatter the sheep ,” the prophet Zechariah wrote. Hunt down the pastors and fire-bomb the congregation is the modern equivalent familiar…

Globe Trot: Mosques as surveillance-free zones

By Mindy Belz
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International | While executive surveillance overall has proliferated, the Obama administration since 2011 has made mosques off-limits to FBI agents. Surveillance and…

Globe Trot: Civil war looms in Iraq

By Mindy Belz
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International | Nobody wants a return to civil war in Iraq, but events are moving in that direction. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has become too divisive to stop it.

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…

 
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