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Iraqis offer prayers for Houstonians

International | Yazidis who suffered under the atrocities of ISIS remember flood victims in Texas
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/04/17, 03:12 pm

IRAQ: In Sinjar, a city that was the site of some of the most horrific ISIS atrocities in 2014, returning Yazidi residents are praying for Houston.

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Nearly 400 dead in Burma clashes

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/01/17, 10:49 am

The Myanmar army said nearly 400 people have died in recent clashes between security forces and militants from the Rohingya minority group. In a statement, Myanmar’s military commander, Min Aung Hlaing, said the army engaged in 90 armed clashes with the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army in northwest Rakhine state, killing 399 people. All but 29 of those killed were the militants, Hlaing said. The United Nations said nearly 38,000 people have fled their homes in Myanmar, also known as Burma, since the conflict began on Aug. 25.

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Water, water everywhere

International | Disastrous flooding hits South Asia and Texas
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/30/17, 05:51 pm

FLOODS: Abnormal seasonal flooding has killed 1,200 people across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.

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