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Terrorists on the move in Nigeria

Last Saturday, Boko Haram showed the world once again that Islamist extremism is not just a religious issue. Yes, Christians have been targeted over and over by the blood thirsty militias operating in Northern Nigeria. But targeting day labourers for hurting their pride is not beneath them. A group of labourers gathering the rice harvest in Borno state in the

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30 Days of Prayer for North Korea

Few places in the world are like North Korea. It is a nation surrounded with conspiracy and speculation. You can mindlessly spend hours watching documentary after documentary, and feel no closer to understanding the reality of this remote country. We think of North Korea as an isolated nation, uniquely frightening, ruled by a mad dictator who refuses to be answerable

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Together for Lebanon

As the magnitude of the disaster in Beirut begins to sink in, it is clear Lebanon needs our prayer. However, with news of fresh horror continuously coming in, it can be hard to focus our prayers or even know where to start. This is where different traditions of Christianity can help us out. The prayer below is written in the

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Update: Extreme Weather in China Gives Bad Omen

We have reported recently here and here about extreme weather and floods in China. The situation is not letting up and we want to ask you to continue to keep this in your prayers. The Three Gorges Dam has held so far, for which we are thankful. The government has, however, opened the dam’s emergency floodwater spillways, which has led

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Wandering the streets of North Korea

Homelessness is on the rise in North Korea, according to a report from Daily NK, (a media outlet run by North Korean defectors). An interview with two people, one living inside North Korea and one recently defected, explores the reasons for this. Homelessness among children is a long-standing problem in North Korea. There is even a specific term for them

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