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International delegations head to D.C. to discuss religious freedom

International | Plus Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s views on Russia and refugees
by Mindy Belz
Posted 7/20/18, 12:53 pm

UNITED STATES: More than 80 countries will send high-level participants to Washington next week for the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom hosted by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

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Onize Ohikere

Nurses on the fly

Healthcare | Some rural women in Nigeria get training to aid mothers in labor
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/19/18, 03:04 pm

Florence Pwana saw a disturbing but unsurprising sight when she walked into an empty makeshift tent at the Shuwai 2 camp for internally displaced people. The camp rests along the outskirts of Maiduguri, capital of Nigeria’s Borno state. Hours earlier, a resident at the camp helped to deliver a baby in the tent, and some of the camp’s residents showed Pwana the exact location where the woman lay on the floor, traces of blood still visible.

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‘Clearing out an entire people’

International | Christian groups say repeated Nigerian herdsmen attacks amount to genocide
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/17/18, 03:50 pm

ABUJA, Nigeria—Aid groups and church communities are still scrambling to restore some level of normalcy in predominantly Christian areas in Plateau state after the June 23 herdsmen attack that killed more than 200 people. Some Christian groups call the attacks ethnic cleansing, saying the killings should qualify as genocide.

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