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January 3, 2020

Despite the defeat of the Islamic State, Iraqi Christians have yet to recover from the genocidal campaign waged by the jihadist army.  And the future of the ancient Christian community remains uncertain.

According to Aid to the Church in Need, a Christian nongovern...

July 29, 2019

Vladimir Putin, Russia's authoritarian leader, is waging an 'information war' against the West, influencing elections, detabilizing societies, and causing chaos. 

Vladimir Putin, the authoritarian leader of Russia, has been waging a stealthy information war against...

On 27 March 2019, men from Buzi load the food aid brought in by the World Food Program (WFP) helicopter onto a tractor. © UNICEF/UN0293263/DE WET

Earlier this year, Mozambique experienced two powerful tropical storms that have left the less developed country in distress...

April 6, 2019

On 27 March 2019, men from Buzi load the food aid brought in by the World Food Program (WFP) helicopter onto a tractor. The helicopter landed on a dirt road outside of town and the tractor will transport the food aid into town.© UNICEF/UN0293263/DE WET

The worst tropica...

March 22, 2019

 In response to an ongoing International Criminal Court investigation into allegations of wrongdoing by American personnel in Afghanistan, the Trump administration has barred ICC personnel from entering the United States.

There can be no legitimate excuse for the United...

March 11, 2019

Montreal-based engineering & construction company SNC-Lavalin Inc. is accused of allegedly bribing foreign officials.

When foreign companies employ corrupt business practices in the developing world, they are engaged in illegal activities that undermine good governance,...

February 11, 2019

“The number of people living in extreme poverty stood at 736 million in 2015," reports the World Bank

In our world of plenty and technological innovation, it may surprise some people that hundreds of millions of people live on less than two dollars per day.

Indeed, extre...

December 18, 2018

 Despite widespread destruction of Christian churches, homes and infrastructure in northern Iraq, Christians are returning home for Christmas. Photo credit:  Ewelina Ochab.

“But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great...

December 7, 2018

I awoke on a quiet night,

I never heard a sound

The marauders raided in the dark

And brought death to my hometown

They brought death to my hometown

They destroyed our families, factories

And they took our homes…

--Bruce Springsteen, Death to My Hometown

General Motors dropped...

November 30, 2018

 Russian President Vladimir Putin seeks to restore the old Soviet empire by force of arms.

Russian strongman Vladimir Putin has never concealed his great admiration for the Soviet Union, the now defunct Communist superpower that ruthlessly subjugated its citizens, ensla...

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