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An American martyr

International | Plus, Interpol’s courage and Asia Bibi’s dream
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/21/18, 03:37 pm

INDIA: American missionary John Allen Chau, 26, was killed by hostile members of the Sentinelese tribe after arriving on North Sentinel Island, a normally off-limits territory in the Bay of Bengal.

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Two wrongs to make land rights

International | South African land reform raises White House worries
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/28/18, 03:04 pm

President Donald Trump last week weighed in on South Africa’s land reform, drawing renewed international attention to a racially divisive issue in the post-apartheid nation. The government’s plan to amend the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation could stir up unrest and harm the country’s economy.

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Nigeria leads the world in extreme poverty

International | The African nation overtakes India as the problem shifts from Asia to Africa
by Charissa Crotts
Posted 7/31/18, 04:54 pm

Nigeria has overtaken India as the country with the most people living in extreme poverty, according to a report released last month by the Brookings Institution. The study found 87 million people in the African nation living in such conditions, a number growing by six people per minute, compared to a steadily decreasing 73 million people in India.

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