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Boko Haram attacks after freeing 21 Chibok girls

Chibok schoolgirls

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — As many as 83 Nigerian soldiers are missing after Boko Haram attacked a military base in northeastern Nigeria and destroyed a village bordering Chibok just days after the negotiated release of 21 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls, the Associated …

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More than 40 Christians killed by Muslims in Nigeria

Displaced children in Nigeria

GODOGODO, Nigeria — Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed more than 48 Christians and injured eight others in two separate attacks in northwestern Nigeria in October and September, area leaders said. At least 40 Christians were killed in an Oct. 15 attack …

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21 Chibok girls freed in Boko Haram prisoner swap

21 Chibok girls freed

ABUJA, Nigeria — The Nigerian government has secured the release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago, a Nigerian government official announced on Twitter today (Oct. 13). The kidnapping saga is part of the …

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France plans ban on pro-life websites

March for Life, Paris

The French government announced that it plans to ban pro-life websites found guilty of “deliberately deceiving” women with the appearance of neutrality. Under an amendment to a current “Equality and Citizenship” law, owners of pro-life sites could face a 30,000 …

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Scholars unwrap ancient biblical text

Text from charred artifact mirrors Old Testament

When archeologists in the 1970s found a charred scroll in the Holy Ark in the Synagogue of Ein Gedi, an ancient Hebrew town burned in A.D. 600, they never imagined they might be able to read it. But recent advancements …

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