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

By Mindy Belz
Posted

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…

Europe struggles to solve a migration crisis with no end in sight

By Rob Holmes
Posted

Immigration | Austrian police found 71 migrants dead in a confiscated food truck left yesterday on Austria’s main highway. As officials began the difficult task of…

Globe Trot: Turkey tries to eradicate growing Kurdish influence

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | TURKEY: Turkey’s prime minister has called for snap elections after failing to form a coalition government. The ruling Islamic parties took a hit when…

Iraqi troops wrest strategic Anbar base from ISIS

By Abby Reese
Posted

ISIS | Iraqi forces recaptured Anbar University on Sunday, a key Islamic State (ISIS) base located on the outskirts of Ramadi. The operation to retake the university…

Midday Roundup: Corporations shun Planned Parenthood

Midday Roundup: Corporations shun Planned Parenthood

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Keeping their distance. Three major companies have asked Planned Parenthood to remove their names as corporate sponsors, The Daily Signal reported. Planned…

ISIS suicide bomber attacks youth trying to rebuild Kobani

By Abby Reese
Posted

ISIS | An explosion rattled the border town of Suruc, Turkey, on Monday, killing about two dozen and wounding nearly 100 others.  About 200 young people were…

Globe Trot: Calling U.S. Christians to action on Iraq

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | IRAQ: One year after the ISIS capture of Mosul, it’s imperative to find a way to take care of the survivors, most of them Iraqi Christians, who…

Globe Trot: Islamist party loses majority in Turkish parliament

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | TURKEY: Islamist President Reccep Tayyip Erdogan lost with his party a majority in Parliament in a historic election on Sunday, halting his efforts to rewrite…

Globe Trot: Devastating explosion in Turkey ahead of elections

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | TURKEY: An explosion has further rattled Diyarbakir, a city in eastern Turkey that’s largely Kurdish and was once in the heartland of the region’s…

Globe Trot: Freed Boko Haram captives tell of abuse, starvation

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | NIGERIA: Some women held by Boko Haram were stoned to death as the army closed in to rescue them. The freed women said they were fed only ground, dry…

Remembering the forgotten

By Mindy Belz
Posted

History | The 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide revives old wounds and new fears of ethnic—and religious—cleansing

Globe Trot: Turkish Christians apologize for Armenian genocide

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ARMENIA: Today marks the start of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, where up to 1.5 million Armenians (plus 250,000 or more Assyrian Christians)

 
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