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Hospital staff in India arrested for stealing babies

Hospital staff in India arrested for stealing babies

CHENNAI, India — Six hospital staff in southern India have been charged with stealing babies and young children and selling them to childless couples in an illegal adoption racket, police in Karnataka state said on Friday. The three men and …

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Threat of Obama surprise on Israel worries Congress

Obama surprise on Israel worries Congress

WASHINGTON – Major Jewish organizations are united in their opposition to President Barack Obama’s reported plan for a “December surprise” to undercut Israel and bolster the campaign for a Palestinian state. Obama is considering six possible steps concerning Israel that …

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Report: Nigerian officials abuse women in refugee camps

Nigerian refugee camp

Camps for people displaced by Boko Haram lack basic security and amenities. Nigerian government and security officials have sexually assaulted women and girls who sought shelter at refugee camps after attacks by Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch said in a …

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Religious persecution endangers Christian refugees in Germany

Refugees in Germany

The situation of Christian refugees in German shelters is “unbearable” according to an updated report released in October and co-authored by Open Doors Germany. The report documents 743 cases of discrimination, death threats, and physical assaults against Christians by Muslim …

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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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