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Trump threatens sanctions if Turkey attacks Kurds

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/14/19, 12:05 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump warned Turkey on Sunday against attacking Kurdish fighters in northern Syria following the withdrawal of U.S. troops. In a series of tweets, the president said the U.S.

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Terror and hope

International | The world saw devastation and disease, restoration and release in 2018
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/24/18, 11:05 am

The international headlines this year included reports on terror, persecution, and anti-immigration sentiments. But stories on released religious prisoners and mending relations between decades-long enemies also brought measures of hope. Here are the top five stories from World Tour this year.

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Pastors in prison and other tragedies

International | Good guys and bad guys made international news this week
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/09/18, 03:39 pm

MYANMAR: A crackdown on Christians in Wa state has landed Chinese missionary pastor John Cao in prison with scant outside intervention—despite a history of successful church and school plantings in Myanmar. Cao, married to an American with two sons attending U.S. colleges, is a Chinese citizen and therefore not eligible for formal U.S. consular services.

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