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Associated Press/Militant source via Twitter

Globe Trot: Baghdad 'calm and normal' as the rest of Iraq burns

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/13/14, 02:28 pm

IRAQ: Churches in Baghdad plan to continue regular gatherings despite the pending threat of invasion from al-Qaeda-linked militants.

“The situation in Baghdad is still calm and normal, no more than explosions here and there as usual,” said a member at St. George’s Anglican. The church plans a youth meeting today with regular services on Sunday, including distribution of food packets to the city’s needy. Other churches say they will persevere too.

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Associated Press/Photo by Khalil Hamra

Globe Trot: Sudan to execute Christian woman for faith

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/16/14, 10:55 am

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Associated Press/Photo by Alexander Zemlianichenko

Globe Trot: Ukraine's pro-Russian protests turn violent

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/05/14, 12:45 pm

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