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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…

War of northern aggression

By Mindy Belz
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Sudan | It’s been almost two years since Sudan divided into two countries, but the problems of political Islam and ethnic cleansing won’t go away

Globe Trot 11.30

Globe Trot 11.30

By Mindy Belz
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International | Quite a picture (at right), as a Bahraini lawmaker burns an Israeli flag inside Parliament. Member of Parliament Osama Al-Tamimi’s gesture was not censured…

Globe Trot 11.21

By Mindy Belz
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International | Israeli bombardment of Gaza continues, despite U.S.-U.K. efforts to broker a ceasefire. More than 140 Palestinians have been killed and 

An arm and a leg for a Dinka bride

An arm and a leg for a Dinka bride

By Moses Wasamu
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Sudan | A Sudanese man will go to a lot of trouble to win a hand in marriage

A vote to secede

A vote to secede

By Emily Belz
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Sudan | After decades of civil war, southern Sudanese citizens vote on their own independence

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