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Sudan frees one pastor, plans to prosecute two others

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Just weeks after releasing one pastor, Sudanese officials may prosecute two others for crimes that could carry the death penalty. One of the pastors has been…

Globe Trot: Obama calls for nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima visit

By Mindy Belz
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International | JAPAN: President Barack Obama gave an historic speech at Hiroshima today, saying the site of the 1945 atomic bombing “teaches this truth. Technological…

Globe Trot: What was Taliban leader Mullah Mansour doing in Iran?

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: I’m amazed at the way the United States tracked down Taliban leader Mullah Mansour before taking him out with a drone last week. Is anyone…

People flee South Sudan amid food shortage, ongoing conflict

By Onize Ohikere
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South Sudan | The ongoing conflict in South Sudan and the resulting food insecurity is forcing people to flee for Sudan, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday. South…

Sudan finally signs deal to end use of child soldiers

By Onize Ohikere
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Sudan | The Sudanese government on Monday signed an action plan with the UN to end the use of child soldiers in the country. But advocates question the official…

Globe Trot: U.S. airstrikes hit chemical weapons factories in Iraq

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: As we reported previously, U.S. special forces captured the head of the Islamic State (ISIS) unit trying to develop chemical weapons in a raid in…

Globe Trot: One year since ISIS killed 21 Christians on Libyan beach

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISIS: Monday will mark the anniversary of the martyrdom of 21 Coptic Christians executed a year ago in Libya. The Greek Orthodox chancellor of Chicago is…

Globe Trot: Former Gitmo prisoner now heads al-Qaeda branch

By Mindy Belz
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International | SUDAN: One of the freed Guantanamo Bay detainees has turned up in a new video claiming to be the new leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. Ibrahim Qosi…

Collateral damage: The Sudanese in Syria

By Mindy Belz
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Persecution | In 2002, WORLD went to Damascus and witnessed how Sudan’s Islamic regime created a flood of Christian refugees, with terrorism perpetuating their plight

Christian captives freed in Sudan, Vietnam, and Iran

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Persecution and human rights organizations rejoiced last week as three repressive regimes released five Christians held on trumped-up charges. Sudan released…

‘Reliving his nightmare’

By Louise K. Ahern
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Amy Writing Awards | ‘Lost Boy’ escapes Sudanese violence a second time. The fifth prize award winner

Globe Trot: Obama to send more troops to help Iraq fight ISIS

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: The Obama administration will send “up to 450” more troops to Iraq’s Anbar Province to boost training of local forces against ISIS. Inside…

 
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