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Pompeo warns Putin on Iran, Venezuela, elections

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/15/19, 12:24 pm

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday to discuss the two countries’ differences in regional conflicts around the globe.

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Popular with persecutors

Politics | Civic and religious leaders ask firm to stop lobbying for countries that torment people of faith
by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/09/19, 04:58 pm

WASHINGTON—A group of civic and religious leaders are lobbying one of America’s top law firms to stop representing foreign governments known for their persecution of people for their religious beliefs.

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Asia Bibi is free

International | The Pakistani Christian finally joins her family in Canada
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/08/19, 12:09 pm

CANADA: Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian held for eight years on death row on charges of blasphemy against Islam, has arrived in Canada, seven months after the charges against her were overturned by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Bibi, who has been living in safe houses since the court’s decision, after Muslim mobs threatened to kill her, gained asylum—and under-the-radar passage—to Canada, where her children already reside.

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