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Demanding attention

Nigeria | The Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans calls for help to end the violence against believers in Nigeria
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 10/24/12, 01:55 pm

WASHINGTON—Nigerians living in the United States are banding together to pressure the U.S. government to do more about growing violence and persecution of Christians in Nigeria.

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Globe Trot 10.24

by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/24/12, 11:57 am

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Associated Press/Photo by Manu Brabo

Extremist Islamist group in Syria rejects truce

Middle East
by Wire Reports
Posted 10/24/12, 11:30 am

UPDATE: BEIRUT (AP)—An al-Qaeda-inspired Islamist group has rejected the short holiday cease-fire proposed by the international peace envoy to Syria.

The envoy, Lakhdar Brahimi, said the government in Damascus and some rebel leaders agreed to a four-day truce during the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, which starts Friday.

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