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Burkina Faso’s insecurity persists

International | Christians and other groups face continuous attacks from extremist groups
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/05/19, 03:29 pm

Suspected extremists in Burkina Faso targeted passengers traveling on the highway between the capital city of Ouagadougou and the northern town of Djibo in September. The insurgents separated Christians from Muslims and asked the Christians to pay jizyaa tax for non-Muslims in a Muslim territory—worth $34, according to Edward Clancy, director of outreach with Aid to the Church in Need.

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Death for Baghdadi

International | The demise of the ISIS leader won’t undo the damage caused by the U.S. withdrawal from Syria
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/28/19, 03:18 pm

SYRIA: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the 48-year-old leader of ISIS, killed himself and three children, detonating a suicide vest in a tunnel while being pursued by U.S. special operations forces, according to President Donald Trump. Watch and read the president’s full address from Sunday.

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Lion Air crash linked to design, pilot error

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/25/19, 10:30 am

Indonesian investigators identified a series of design flaws and maintenance problems that led to the Lion Air crash that killed 189 people last October. The investigators released their final accident report on Friday.

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