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By Laura Jones On Saturday, May 30th, 2015
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Asia Bibi suffering from intestinal bleeding in Pakistan prison

According to the family, the Christian women jailed in Pakistan is suffering from intestinal bleeding and requires medical treatment. Her lawyers have mobilized to call for a medical response after a recent family More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, April 18th, 2015
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Pakistani Christian teen, Nouman Masih, forgives attackers for setting him on fire then passes away

The 15-year-old Pakistani Christian boy who was beaten, doused with kerosene and set on fire by two Muslim men died from burns covering 55% of his body. Nouman Masih, just before dying, forgave the two attackers More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 18th, 2015
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Pope Francis meets with Asia Bibi’s family: I pray for you, Asia, the suffering

Pope Francis met the husband and daughter of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman  sentenced to death by a court in Pakistan over blasphemy charges, the Vatican confirmed. “I pray for Asia, for you and for all Christians More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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‘Hero’ Bowe Bergdahl charged as ‘deserter’ and ‘misbehavior’

The Obama administration took a ton of heat for releasing Gitmo prisoners to free Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from the Taliban and will likely be back in the GOP crosshairs now that Bergdahl has been charged with desertion More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Pakistani Taliban suicide bombing of churches leaves 14 dead, 80 injured

Taliban in Pakistan claimed responsibility of suicide bombings outside two churches in Lahore killed 14 people and wounded nearly 80 others during services on Sunday in attacks claimed by a faction of the Pakistani More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Angelina Jolie, Bill Gates top Most Admired Poll

A new survey determines the World’s Most Admired People and place the wealthy and famous ahead of the most influential. Bill Gates tops the list with Angelina Jolie being the most admired woman. YouGov, a More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Muslims protest Charlie Hebdo, storm Pakistan Christian school

The Charlie Hebdo controversy is far from over as another protest in the Arab world turned violent, this time endangering Christian boys at a school in Pakistan. While protesting that French magazine for publishing More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Al Qaeda leaders in Yemen claim responsibility for Paris terrorist attacks

Al Qaeda in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, saying it was ordered by the Islamist militant group’s leadership for insults to the Prophet Mohammad, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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New report: Islamic extremists killed twice as many Christians in 2014 than year prior

As the world reels from the terrorist attack on a Paris newspaper, a new report from Open Doors claims that Islamic extremists killed twice as many Christians in 2014 than in 2013. According to the group’s data, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, January 1st, 2015
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‘Homeland’ season 4: Pakistan upset that country is like ‘grimy hellhole’ on show

Pakistan officials have criticised producers of Showtime’s popular  drama Homeland for portraying their country’s captial as a “grimy hellhole”. The show’s fourth season, which ended on Sunday More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Pope Francis Christmas Message: end suffering, be compassionate, reject selfishness

Pope Francis wants to bring hope to Christians and other ethnic and religious groups suffering “brutal persecution” in Iraq and Syria. The Pope used his Christmas Day blessing, “Urbi et Orbi,” More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Pakistan: Taliban attack school, kill over 130, 100 were students

More than 130 people, 100 being students,were killed and 122 others injured in a Taliban seizure of a military-run school in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, according to provincial authorities on Tuesday. The actual More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Pakistan: Christian computer science professor arrested for blasphemy

A computer science professor was arrested for blasphemy in Lahore, Pakistan, and has been charged with insulting the Muslim prophet Mohammad after evading the police for nearly three years. Qaiser Ayub, 40, was More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Malala Yousafzai wins World Children’s Prize, donates prize money to rebuild Gaza school

Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old advocate for girls’ education, has donated $50,000 in prize money to rebuild a Gaza school that was damaged in the Israel-Hamas war.    Yousafzai was awarded the World Children’s More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, October 24th, 2014
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Asia Bibi lawyer confirms plans to appeal death sentence

Just after a court upheld a death sentence from blasphemy charges against a Pakistani Christian, Asia Bibi, her lawyer proclaimed their intentions to appeal yet against. Bibi has been sentenced to hang for her faith More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 20th, 2014
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‘Homeland’ season 4, ep 5 preview: Claire Danes’ Carrie has more tension with Quinn, Rupert Friend

Carrie Mathison’s (Claire Danes) relationship with her lead source, Aayan Ibrahim (Suraj Sharma), will reportedly get more complicated and therefore, complicate the situation with Rupert Friend’s Peter Quinn More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, October 18th, 2014
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Pakistani court confirms death sentence for Asia Bibi, jailed four years for blasphemy

The Lahore High Court (LHC) in Pakistan on Thursday upheld the death sentence of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy four years ago, while her lawyers vowed to appeal the verdict. Asia Bibi, a mother of five, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Pakistan: Blasphemy charges against Christians dropped after battle over graveyard

Over fifty Christians in Pakistan have been cleared of blasphemy charges after the resolution of a Muslim gang and their false accusations towards Christians over a land dispute. The Christians were originally charged More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Corey Stoll on his ‘Homeland’ season 4 role

Fans don’t know too much about the new season of Homeland, the popular espionage show on Showtime, and how Carrie (Clarie Danes) will entertain without Brody (Damian Lewis). Corey Stoll doesn’t offer More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Fear of racism allegations linked to silence of sexual abuse, trafficking of 1400 children by Muslims

The sexual abuse and the trafficking of  at least 1400 children went unreported in the United Kingdom due to fears of being branded racist for identifying the perpetrators as Muslim men. “Children as young More...

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