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IS Claims Deadly Jakarta Attack

Last edited 14th January 2016

Islamic State said it was behind an attack by suicide bombers and gunmen in the heart of Jakarta on Thursday, the first time the radical group has targeted the world's most populous Muslim nation.


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Former Salvadoran Defense Minister, Tied to Killings of Oscar Romero and Churchwomen, Deported back to El Salvador

Last edited 13th January 2016

For 25 years, Florida provided Gen. Jose Guillermo Garcia safe haven from the brutal violence in his native El Salvador, where as defense minister he played a key role in the murders of Archbishop Oscar Romero, four U.S. churchwomen and 1,000 defenseless peasants of the village of El Mozote.


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The Challenges of Being a Deaf Woman in a War-Torn Country

Last edited 21st December 2015

The Democratic Republic of Congo is a forgotten country. But for those living in it, twenty years of conflict and devastation still make life hard.


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Priest Abducted by ISIS Isn't Giving Up on Mercy

Last edited 14th December 2015

A Syrian priest who spent more than four months as a captive of the Islamic State is headed back to the conflict zone – and he wants both Christians and Muslims to embrace mercy.


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Why Millions of Chinese are Becoming Official

Last edited 10th December 2015

China will give official status to all of its "unregistered" citizens, many of them children born illegally under the one-child system, in plans announced this week.


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Yemen conflict: Governor of Aden killed in Islamic State attack

Last edited 6th December 2015

Islamic State militants say they carried out a bombing that killed the governor of Yemen's port city of Aden.


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'Multiple Deaths' in California Shooting - Please Pray

Last edited 2nd December 2015

Police are attending a shooting at a social services facility for disabled people in California. Fire officials in San Bernardino said it was responding to a "20 victim shooting incident" and it was working to clear the scene.


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Uganda: Pope’s Visit Gives Faith to Young Church

Last edited 23rd November 2015

The Pope’s celebration of Uganda’s martyrs will revitalise the faith of the young Church in Uganda according to a senior Christian leader. Speaking to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, Monsignor John Baptist Kauta, Secretary General of the Uganda Episcopal Conference, described how the country’s violent past had prepared the way for a young and hopeful Church to emerge.


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Mali Hotel Attack: Please Pray for Peace

Last edited 23rd November 2015

Heavily armed gunmen on Friday fired indiscriminately at guests at a hotel hosting diplomats and others in Mali's capital, the maître d' told CNN.


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Paris Attacks: Two die in Hunt for 'Mastermind' Abaaoud

Last edited 18th November 2015

A woman has blown herself up and a suspect was shot dead during a police raid on a flat in a Paris suburb, while seven arrests were made.

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