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Globe Trot: France remembers Paris attack

International | Concert performance by Sting marks the anniversary of the attack
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/14/16, 02:47 pm

FRANCE: On the one-year anniversary of terror attacks in Paris that killed 130 people, Sting reopened the Bataclan theater with a Saturday performance. “Nous ne les oublierons pas” (“We will not forget them”), the British singer said in French.

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Globe Trot: Human catastrophe looms in Lake Chad Basin

International | Oil is a likely factor behind the violence
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/23/16, 02:51 pm

NIGERIA: “We are in a catastrophe,” said a top humanitarian aid coordinator of the Lake Chad Basin, an area spanning four countries where Boko Haram violence has displaced 2.6 million people. The four heads of state are scheduled to attend a special summit on the crisis at the UN General Assembly today.

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Tortured journey

Refugees | A million migrants have made their way from war-torn countries to Europe, prompting threats to security but also opportunities for Christian service
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/19/16, 01:00 am

Editor’s note: WORLD agreed to withhold the last names, and in some cases whole names, of refugees in order to protect from ongoing threats family members they have left behind.

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