International
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Parents of U.K. crash victim appeal to Trump

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/16/19, 12:19 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump met Tuesday with the parents of a 19-year-old British man who died in a crash involving a U.S. intelligence official’s wife in August. Anne Sacoolas pulled onto the wrong side of the road when leaving a military base in Croughton, England, and collided with Harry Dunn’s motorcycle. The mother of three claimed diplomatic immunity from prosecution and returned to the United States.

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Middle Eastern Christians on shaky ground

International | Conditions in Iraq and Syria become even more hostile to religious minorities
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/15/19, 04:14 pm

More than 100 people died and 6,000 others sustained injuries earlier this month when security forces in Iraq unleashed live gunfire and scalding hot water cannons on protesters. The unrest in Iraq reflects instability across the entire region, which continues to offer less and less security to Christians and other persecuted minorities.

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‘No restraint’

International | The rising human toll of Turkey’s invasion in Syria
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/14/19, 01:47 pm

SYRIA: More than 200,000 civilians have fled Turkey’s invasion of northeast Syria, and at least 40 civilians have died—and Turkey-backed militias appear to be committing war crimes as they advance.

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