From China to sub-Saharan Africa, Christians experience high levels of persecution in 73 countries
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From China to sub-Saharan Africa, Christians experience high levels of persecution in 73 countries

A woman reads the Bible at the Christian Glory church in Wuhan, China, in September 2018. In its latest annual survey of 150 countries monitoring how difficult it…

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Key trends show in 2019 List of countries where it’s most difficult to live as a Christian
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Key trends show in 2019 List of countries where it’s most difficult to live as a Christian

  In its 2019 World Watch List, Open Doors International reports that 11 countries score highly enough to fit into the ‘extreme’ category for the level of persecution of Christians. It…

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Gender-based violence used in persecution of global Christian community
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Gender-based violence used in persecution of global Christian community

In the five worst of the 2019 World Watch List’s 50 most difficult places to be a Christian (North Korea, Afghanistan, Somalia, Libya and Pakistan), vulnerabilities which are…

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Indonesia Widens Danger Zone Around Anak Krakatau Volcano Following Tsunami
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Indonesia Widens Danger Zone Around Anak Krakatau Volcano Following Tsunami

Dave Petley, head of research and innovation at Sheffield University who analyzed similar images from a European Space Agency satellite, said they support the theory that a landslide,…

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Indonesia Tsunami Survivors Remain Jittery As Deaths Hit 429
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Indonesia Tsunami Survivors Remain Jittery As Deaths Hit 429

Unlike other tsunamis that have hit disaster-prone Indonesia following large earthquakes, Saturday’s big waves blasted ashore at night without warning. The eruption of Anak Krakatau, or Child of…

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We Need To Talk About Palm Oil
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We Need To Talk About Palm Oil

We wash our hair with it, brush our teeth with it, smother our skin in it and use it to powder our cheeks, plump our lashes and color…

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U.S. Geological Survey Unable To Provide Indonesia Tsunami Data Due To Government Shutdown
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U.S. Geological Survey Unable To Provide Indonesia Tsunami Data Due To Government Shutdown

The USGS website is dormant as of Sunday, except for a notice at the top. “Due to a lapse in appropriations, the majority of USGS websites may not…

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At Least 222 Dead After Tsunami Sweeps Indonesia Beach
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At Least 222 Dead After Tsunami Sweeps Indonesia Beach

Saturday’s tsunami triggered memories for some of the massive 9.1-magnitude earthquake that hit on Dec. 26, 2004. It spawned a giant tsunami off Sumatra island in western Indonesia,…

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At Least 168 Dead After Tsunami Sweeps Indonesia Beach
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At Least 168 Dead After Tsunami Sweeps Indonesia Beach

Saturday’s tsunami triggered memories for some of the massive 9.1-magnitude earthquake that hit on Dec. 26, 2004. It spawned a giant tsunami off Sumatra island in western Indonesia,…

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Indonesia Tsunami: At Least 62 Killed, Hundreds Injured
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Indonesia Tsunami: At Least 62 Killed, Hundreds Injured

Footage posted on social media showed a pop band named “Seventeen” performing under a tent on a beach as dozens of people sat listening at tables covered in…

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