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At least 32 people were killed in a Muslim Fulani herder attack on a Christian area of north-central Nigeria on Tuesday, sources said.

The early morning assault on villages in and around Maro, in Kajuru County of Kaduna state, came after a 10th February herdsmen

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India's Supreme Court on Thursday stayed its earlier ruling that had ordered the forced evictions of millions of indigenous people whose land claims were rejected, after the central government said states needed more time to examine claims.

Earlier this month the Supreme Court issued an

Nairobi, Kenya
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Conflict and insecurity forced 320,000 people in Somalia to flee their homes last year - a surge of almost 60 per cent on the previous year, a leading aid agency said on Thursday, warning of a humanitarian catastrophe if the trend continued.

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One month after a dam near an iron ore mine in Brumadinho, Brazil, burst its barrier, flooding another dam down below, churches have been actively working in the area, comforting hundreds of families in grief and joining hands with the public agents who are offering humanitarian relief to the people

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US Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled a willingness to let a 12 metre tall cross-shaped war memorial stay on public land in Maryland despite a legal challenge that called it an unconstitutional government endorsement of religion.

But during a lively 70 minute oral argument in the

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The number of schools forced to shut in Africa's crisis-hit Sahel has doubled since 2017, depriving almost half a million children of education, the United Nations said on Thursday.

Almost 2,000 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, as heightened security fears

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A group Catholic bishops from the US and Mexico joined social justice groups for what organizers described as an “emergency” summit this week in El Paso, Texas, where leaders voiced opposition to President Trump’s immigration policies regarding asylum-seekers and the construction of a new border wall.

“Our

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Millions of people could lose their livelihoods, food source, and be forced from their homes if the world does not meet the Paris goal to curb global warming which is endangering fish numbers, Canadian researchers said on Wednesday.

A study by the University of British

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British and Australian police are supporting the Philippines' first centre to combat the online sexual abuse of children, launched on Wednesday, as the country becomes a global hotspot for the growing crime.

The global spread of cheap, high-speed internet and the rise in mobile phone

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A Christian anti-hunger group has released a devotional guide to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia.

Lament and Hope: A Pan-African Devotional Guide was produced by Bread for the World and is set to be dedicated at a

Persecuted church ministry Release International has urged Nigeria's re-elected President, Muhammadu Buhari, to protect Christians in his country from the "twin menaces" of terror group Boko Haram and armed Fulani herdsmen.

In a statement released as Nigeria's electoral commission officially declared Buhari the winner of last weekend's election, Paul

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Turkey’s high-profile criminal case against Protestant pastor Andrew Brunson has triggered a significant increase in public hate speech against the nation’s small Protestant community, creating what its church leaders last week called a "climate of insecurity" for its congregations and individual members.

According to the

Melbourne, Australia
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Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will spend his first night behind bars on Wednesday after he was remanded into custody pending sentencing for sexually abusing two choir boys in Australia two decades ago.

Pell, a former top adviser to Pope Francis and the most

St Louis, US
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Delegates to a special session of the United Methodist Church decided Tuesday to strengthen the denomination’s ban on the ordination and marriage of LGBTQ people.

Delegates to the General Conference, the global denomination’s decision-making body, passed the Traditional Plan by a vote of 438

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