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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Trump grounds Boening 737 MAX planes in the wake of the Ethiopian disaster which killed 157

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday plans for the Federal Aviation Administration to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 planes immediately. The president said he had spoken to FAA administrator Daniel K. Elwell More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Ethiopia Police Officer Arrested and Dismissed for Talking about His Faith

(International Christian Concern) –A Christian police officer in Ethiopia was recently arrested, dismissed, and told to move to another part of the country after he was discovered talking about his faith in uniform. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Ethiopia: New Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed Ali trying to bring Democracy to Maxist African nation

(International Christian Concern) –Despite positive changes instituted by the new Prime Minister in Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali, political and ethnic tensions continue to grow. PM Ahmed believes that democracy More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Mount Holyoke College’s Dr Ombretta Frau includes Trump in her course on Fascism, Mussolini

An Italian class at Mount Holyoke College that studies fascism with a particular focus on the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini has updated its course content to include President Donald Trump. Dr. Ombretta Frau, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Minnesota: filmmakers Carl Larsen, Angel Larsen appeal gay marriage rules, forcing Telescope Media Group to film gay wedding

A pair of St. Cloud filmmakers on Friday appealed a court order from last month that dismissed their lawsuit challenging a state law that allows Minnesota officials to control the stories they tell. The law More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Ruth Debesay discusses Christian persecution in Eritrea, death of Fikadu Debesay and oppression of believers

World Watch Monitor sat down with Ruth Debesay a week ago, a month after the news broke about the death of Fikadu Debesay, a prisoner who perished in the same camp as Ruth’s spouse, who is being detained More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Hand Grenade Explosion At Grand Anwar Mosque In Ethiopia

As reported by Stratfor, a hand grenade had been thrown into the Grand Anwar Mosque in the capital of Ethiopia, and as a result, 6 people got injured. Authorities had stated that the explosion took place right after More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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New ISIS video promises spread of caliphate, murder of more Christians

In a video showing the execution of 28 Ethiopian Christians, the Sunni terrorist group, Islamic State, says persecution of Christians is fundamental to Islam and warns those who refuse Islam — you will be More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 20th, 2015
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Six arrested in Minnesota, California for links to ISIS, traveling with Hamza Ahmed

Six men were arrested in Minnesota and California on suspicions they tried to travel to Syria to fight with ISIS. Authorities released their names and more details today. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Beyoncé donates $125K to help get baby warmers to women in Africa

Beyoncé announced a $125,000 donation to Embrace Innovations, Jane Chen’s organization that designed and distributes her infant warmer, a low-cost alternative to the incubator that looks like a tiny sleeping More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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WHO committee: Polio spread an ‘extraordinary event’ and a public health risk to other States

World Health Organization Director, Dr. Margaret Chan, upon the advice from an Emergency Committee of independent experts, declared recent international spread of wild poliovirus a “public health emergency of More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, May 4th, 2014
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Eleven students in Ethiopia killed in protest with police

Eleven known university students were killed in Ethiopian protests with police. The protests began on April 28 and continue to occur on at least least four college campuses. According to the AP, the Oromia state More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Ethiopian government arrests six bloggers and a journalist for ‘opposing view’

The Ethiopian government has arrested six independent bloggers and a journalist in what human rights group Amnesty International has called a “suffocating grip on freedom of expression”. Photo/Vectorportal More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Ethiopia reports first polio case of 2014

The first case of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV-1) in Ethiopia for 2014 has been reported in a 25 month old boy, making it the 10th case overall in the country since the beginning of the Horn of Africa outbreak last year, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Convoy of Hope gets grant to assit Mother’s Club programs in El Salvador

Madam Mari Carmen Aponte, the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, recently announced a grant to support Convoy of Hope. The $60,000 award will provide critical funding for Mothers’ Club programs in El Salvador that More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 26th, 2014
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Pakistan reports first four polio cases of 2014

After reporting 91 cases in 2013, the most from the three remaining endemic countries, the first four wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases reported in 2014 have been from Pakistan, according to the Global Polio Eradication More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 19th, 2014
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Horn of Africa polio outbreak now at 207 as Somalia and Ethiopia report new cases

Things have been quiet in the countries of the Horn of Africa as far as the polio outbreak, with no news reported cases for some time, until now. Horn of AfricaPublic domain image/ Lexicon at the English Wikipedia More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 6th, 2013
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Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria report more polio cases

Polio activity was reported in the three remaining endemic countries during the past week, according to data from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). Image/Chris Zahniser, B.S.N., R.N., M.P.H. In Afghanistan, two More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 28th, 2013
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Ethiopia records two more polio cases as the Horn of Africa outbreak reaches 191

Ethiopia has reported two additional cases of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV-1), bringing the total number of cases in the country to three as the outbreak on the Horn of Africa still climbs. Ethiopia mapImage/CIA The Global More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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Ethiopia reports first wild poliovirus case since 2008, Horn of Africa outbreak expands

New data from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) shows that the polio outbreak on the Horn of Africa continues to grow as it spreads to another country. During the past week, 11 new wild poliovirus More...


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