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The final fall

By Mindy Belz
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Books | In an excerpt from her new book, senior editor Mindy Belz recounts the 2014 fall of Iraq’s Nineveh Plains, an ancient home for Christians and Jews, to…

Races for the children

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Families use sports to promote, and take part in, adoption

House church on a hill

By June Cheng
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China | A Christian school. A pro-life ministry. A presbytery. One trailblazing congregation in southwest China is launching politically taboo initiatives and…

Parts of Africa declared disaster zones over drought, food crisis

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Malawi has declared a state of national disaster over increasing food shortages triggered by the persistent El Niño drought. Non-governmental organizations…

Globe Trot: Lebanon uncovers sex-trafficking of Syrian refugees

By Mindy Belz
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International | LEBANON: The three-story Chez Maurice looked more like a jail than a hotel, with a whip lying on one of the guard tables. Here flourished a sex-trafficking…

Extremism and intolerance in Pakistan begin in the classroom

By Evan Wilt
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Pakistan | WASHINGTON—Pakistani children learn to hate non-Muslims from the first day of school, according to a new report from the United States Commission on…

ISIS retakes strategic Syrian city, shows disturbing resilience

By Anna K. Poole
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ISIS | Islamic State militants recaptured a major city on the Syria-Turkey border earlier this week, just days after losing it to rebel forces. The latest battle for…

Where are the European migrants now?

By Cal Thomas
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Refugees | LONDON—It’s called Frontex and, according to its website, the agency “promotes, coordinates and develops European border management in line with the…

Attacks in Nigeria highlight new jihadist threat

By Mindy Belz
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Terrorism | Terrorists descended on four villages in northern Nigeria early this morning, destroying homes and killing villagers. Early reports from eyewitnesses say…

Al-Shabaab claims car bomb attack in Somali capital

By Onize Ohikere
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Somalia | Al-Shabaab has taken responsibility for a car bomb explosion in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, that killed at least five people earlier today. The attack…

Globe Trot: Kerry makes historic visit to Hiroshima

By Mindy Belz
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International | JAPAN: John Kerry became the first U.S. secretary of state to visit a memorial to victims of the U.S. atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima today. He called on the…

Belgian terror suspect admits to being the ‘man in the hat’

By Mickey McLean
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Terrorism | The Federal Prosecution Office in Brussels confirmed Saturday that arrested terror suspect Mohamed Abrini was the third man present at Brussels Airport during…

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