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Leonid Kravchuk, Independent Ukraine’s first president, dies

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Leonid Kravchuk, Ukraine’s first president after breaking away from the Soviet Union, has died at 88 Ukrainian officials announced on Wednesday. Kravchuk may be most remembered for signing a 1994 agreement with ...

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Report: Western nations soft-peddle China’s persecution of Christians, other minorities

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The belief that downplaying Beijing’s human rights abuses would lead to reforms in China has not only validated the Chinese Communist Party’s approach against Christians and other religious minorities but has also ...

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To stop rocket movement, Israel destroys 60 miles of Hamas tunnels

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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) revealed it destroyed more than 60 miles of underground tunnels in the Gaza Strip.  The complex tunnel system, built by the Islamist military wing of Hamas, is ...

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Jewish grandfather sexually assaulted by German teens

Attacks on the Jewish community of Germany continue as Berlin police investigate the second anti-Semitic attack in days. On Tuesday, five youths aged 12 to 15 sexually assaulted a 68-year-old grandfather on his ...

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Marines arrive in Baghdad to protect US Embassy

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After President Trump ordered 750 Marines to the area, Iranian-backed militiamen withdrew from the US Embassy in Baghdad. The arrival of the troops capped two days of violence by Iranians and Iraqi ...

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United States cites top religious freedom violators moving into 2020

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The State Department issued its latest designations of the world’s most serious violators of religious freedom, moving Sudan down to its next-tier watch list. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the decisions ...

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Communist officials remove Chinese worshippers then destroy church

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While NBA players like LeBron James defend China’s crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, authorities in China have forcibly removed Christians then bulldozed their church. The atrocity also included the arrest of ...

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President Trump to focus on religious freedom at UN

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President Donald Trump is set to make the protection of religious freedom a key focus at next week’s United Nations meetings in New York. “The President will highlight American values and underscore that America is a positive ...

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Extremists launch Easter attack on hotels, churches in Sri Lanka

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Two more explosions claiming at least two lives have been reported in Sri Lanka, bringing the Easter Day attack tally to eight blasts and at least 207 dead. Police told Reuters that ...

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