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Boko Haram burns children alive in January raids

Boko Haram burns children alive

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Boko Haram killed more than 100 people in firebombs, shootings and suicide bombings in northeast Nigeria at the end of January, the most deadly attacks near Maiduguri where a survivor told the Associated Press he heard the …

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Sudan releases pastor held without charges

Sudan church

JUBA, South Sudan — Sudanese authorities have released one of two pastors detained without charges since December 2015, Morning Star News reported Jan. 31. Kwa Shamaal, head of missions for the Sudanese Church of Christ (SCOC), was arrested Dec. 18 …

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Netanyahu vows Israel will continue to ‘monitor’ Iran

Iran nuclear reactor

Following the official lifting of international sanctions against Iran over the weekend, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel will “continue to monitor all of Iran’s international violations, including regarding the nuclear agreement, the ballistic missile agreement, and terrorism.” …

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Paris police kill man with knife on ‘Hebdo’ anniversary

Charlie Hebdo anniversary

A knife-wielding man, wearing fake explosives and carrying an Islamic State flag, was shot dead by officers as he tried to enter a police station in northern Paris, according to French officials. The incident happened on the one-year anniversary of the Paris terror attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. …

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