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Indian prime minister faces pressure during U.S. visit

International | Senators ask Trump to question Modi over India’s banishment of NGOs like Compassion International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/26/17, 03:51 pm

INDIA: As Narendra Modi begins a state visit to the United States today, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators are asking President Donald Trump to pressure the prime minister over India’s policy banishing non-governmental organizations like Compassion International from working in his country.

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Good news from Iraq

International | Iraqis celebrate a woman recovered from rubble and a girl reunited with her family
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/12/17, 01:19 pm

IRAQ has good news! Today an 84-year-old woman was pulled from rubble, seven days after her house in west Mosul was destroyed in a coalition airstrike. ISIS had used her, along with 34 others trapped in the house who all died, as human shields.

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More than 20 million in Africa, Middle East at risk of starvation

Disaster | International aid groups call for global response to humanitarian crisis
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/24/17, 01:34 pm

Aid groups and government officials in famine-hit parts of Africa and the Middle East are calling for more global attention to a crisis that has left more than 20 million people at risk of starvation.

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