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World News Shorts

World News Shorts

Hamas to talk with Israel   (WNS)–A Hamas leader said the group was ready to break its long-standing silent treatment of Israel and talk directly to the country’s leaders. The terror...
Religious Freedom in Palestine

Religious Freedom in Palestine

By Jennifer Thomasson, Jerusalem Direct News   PADUCAH, Ky. — In the midst of politics, truth twisting, and occasional reports of religious persecution, the fact is that religious freedom...
Man Challenges Belgium’s Euthanasia Law After Mom’s Death

Man Challenges Belgium’s Euthanasia Law After Mom’s Death

By Andrew Branch   (WNS)–Tom Mortier is taking Belgium to Europe’s highest court for allowing doctors to euthanize his depressed mother and waiting to notify him until the next day....
Boko Haram Used Schoolgirl as Suicide Bomber

Boko Haram Used Schoolgirl as Suicide Bomber

Congressional hearing discusses kidnapped girls’ fate, other international religious freedom concerns   By Angela Lu   (WNS)–Terrorist group Boko Haram used at least one of the...
10 Reasons North Korea is Not the Worst Place to be a Christian

10 Reasons North Korea is Not the Worst Place to be a Christian

By Tim Dillmuth, COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Christian media often describe North Korea as “the worst place on earth to be a Christian.” According to the leader of one ministry...
World News Briefs

World News Briefs

Is Hindu Nationalism Behind Crackdown on India’s Christians?   (WNS)–Christian minorities in central India face a new threat as Hindu extremists in more than a dozen village councils have...
Risking Genocide

Risking Genocide

As the Islamic State has raged from Syria to Iraq, it threatens to wipe out Christians and other religious groups with singular roots in ancient Mesopotamia By Mindy Belz   (WNS)–Sami...
One Day After Canon Andrew White’s Plea for Prayer, ISIS Takes Over Iraq’s Largest Christian Town Forcing Catastrophic Exodus

One Day After Canon Andrew White’s Plea for Prayer, ISIS Takes Over Iraq’s Largest Christian Town Forcing Catastrophic Exodus

By Teresa Neumann “This is a tragedy of immense proportions, impacting the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.” -UN spokesman David Swanson (Iraq)—Just this week, Canon Andrew...
Meriam Ibrahim Arrives in the U.S.

Meriam Ibrahim Arrives in the U.S.

Long-awaited homecoming still leaves questions about U.S. efforts to help persecuted Christian woman By Jamie Dean   (WNS)–Meriam Ibrahim and her family arrived in the United States...
Journalist Murdered by IS Was a Man of Faith

Journalist Murdered by IS Was a Man of Faith

By Good News Today Staff Friends, family and country are mourning the loss of freelance war correspondent James Foley, who was beheaded August 19th by the Muslim terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in...