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Bolivia’s Evangelical Christians Launch Fight for Religious Freedom

COCHABAMBA (Morning Star News) – Evangelical Christians have begun their battle against new measures that could result in the dissolution of Protestant denominations and other groups that have ministered in Bolivia for decades. As organizations that fail to comply with the new government measures will lose their legal standing, the National Association of Evangelicals of Bolivia […]

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Trial Starts for Indonesian School Janitor Accused of Raping Kindergarten Boy

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A closed-door trial began Tuesday for the first of five janitors accused of raping a kindergartner in a bathroom at a prestigious international school in Indonesia that is facing a storm of controversy following more abuse allegations. The custodians contracted to work at the school were arrested in April — five […]

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Poll: One in Six Frenchmen Support Muslim Terrorist Group ISIS

Two polls released this week both ask a question that you would hope wouldn’t need asking: how many people support the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)? Unfortunately, in all four countries surveyed, the answer is greater than zero, and by a lot. Here is a chart of the results of the polls. The […]

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‘Allah Commands Us to Rule the World': Boko Haram Claims African Christian Town as Islamic State

GWOZA, Africa – Video footage released on Sunday by the militant Muslim group Boko Haram shows a member of the Islamic sect claiming a predominantly Christian town near Nigeria as an established Islamic state, and declaring that “Allah commands [Muslims] to rule the rest of the world.” Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau appears in the 52-minute […]

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Top U.S. Military Officer: ISIS Has ‘Apocalyptic End-of-Days Vision’ That Must Be Defeated

WASHINGTON – During a recent press conference, America’s top military officer asserted that the Islamic terrorist group ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has an ‘apocalyptic end-of-days strategic vision’ that must be defeated by a coalition of forces. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, made the statements […]

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(Reuters) — The number of foreigners traveling to Switzerland to commit assisted suicide doubled over a four-year period, a study published in the Journal of Medical Ethics said on Thursday. In 2012, 172 foreigners took their lives in Switzerland, which has liberal euthanasia rules, up from 86 in 2009, with citizens from Germany and Britain making up […]

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‘Abort It': Atheist Richard Dawkins Ignites Firestorm for Asserting Downs Babies Shouldn’t be Born

LONDON – Outspoken professing atheist Richard Dawkins has again sparked controversy after posting on Twitter that he believes Down Syndrome babies should be aborted, and that “[u]nless you are a vegan, you are in no position to object to abortion.” The matter began when Dawkins shared an article entitled The Catholic Church Prefers Medieval Barbarism […]

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Muslim Terrorist Group ISIS Beheads American Journalist in Videotaped ‘Message to America’

The Muslim terrorist group ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has released video footage of a man being beheaded by the group, who is believed to be an American freelance journalist held hostage in Iraq for two years. James Foley, 40, appeared Tuesday in the release of a video entitled Message to America, […]

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Muslim Terrorist Group ISIS to America: ‘We Will Drown All of You in Blood’

A video recently posted by the Muslim terrorist group ISIS, also simply known as the Islamic State, threatens to attack Americans if any airstrikes or raids by the United States cause harm to Islamic militants. The short, 45-second video was uploaded to social media sites on Monday, and contains the message, “We will drown all […]

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Sentenced American Missionary Sent Back to North Korean Labor Camp Despite Health Concerns

An American missionary sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea has been sent back to serve at a labor camp despite concerns that his health is worsening, reports state. As previously reported, Kenneth Bae, who operates a tourist company in Washington state, was arrested not far from the city of Yanji in […]

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