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Globe Trot: On the brink of war in Ukraine

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE:Technically a ceasefire has been in effect in eastern Ukraine since September, but war is looming, as NATO continues to report increased Russian troop…

Globe Trot: Ukraine says Russian tanks rolling in

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: The Ukrainian military said Russia today has sent a column of 32 tanks and truckloads of troops into the country’s east to support pro-Russian…

Cold realities

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | With winter coming, facilities for the internally displaced may not be ready. But churches are working to help, and are growing

Why isn’t the UN protecting religious liberty whistleblowers?

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | NEW YORK—Heiner Bielefeldt, the UN special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, said the UN is not doing enough to protect its sources who report…

Globe Trot: ISIS is knocking on Baghdad’s door

By Jamie Dean
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International | BAGHDAD: Canon Andrew White—chaplain of the only Anglican church in Baghdad—posted an SOS on his Facebook page late Monday: “ISIS are now just 5 miles…

Globe Trot: U.S. intel limited in fight against ISIS

By Jamie Dean
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International | ISIS: When it comes to the U.S. battle against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria, a basic question arises: How do we know where to strike? In a piece in the

Midday Roundup: ‘One cannot win a war with a blanket’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Lethal aid. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with U.S. President Barack Obama and addressed a joint session of Congress on Thursday to ask for more…

Holding together

By Jamie Dean
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Ukraine | In a world falling apart, ordinary citizens do the hard work of pursuing a center that holds

Midday Roundup: Eastern Ukraine to get more freedom, but not a divorce

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Ukraine united. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to present a bill to Parliament next week that will allow more autonomy in the eastern regions of…

Midday Roundup: How do you say ‘high-energy objects’ in Russian?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No surprises here. There’s no getting anything past the Dutch. Investigators probing the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine released a report…

NATO’s agenda: Stop ISIS, contain Putin

By Lynde Langdon
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International | As world leaders wrap up a two-day NATO summit in Wales, U.S. President Barack Obama laid out the organization’s plans to tackle two major threats to…

Globe Trot: Can Putin be trusted to honor Ukrainian ceasefire?

By Jamie Dean
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International | UKRAINE: Heavy fighting erupted between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels ahead of an expected announcement of a ceasefire between the two sides on…

 
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