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Nine injured, one dead after suicide attack on church in

At least one person was killed and nine others were injured Sunday in an explosion at a Christian church on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, where authorities are investigating whether it was a terrorist attack. Police said in a statement that the explosion occurred when an unidentified person allegedly blew himself up with a motorcycle […]Read More

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Christian Woman Acquitted Of Blasphemy Banned From Leaving Pakistan

A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy has been banned from leaving Pakistan pending a judicial review of her acquittal. The ban is part of a deal between the government and a hard-line party behind nationwide protests that brought the country to a standstill for days. The protests ended after the government agreed to the demands […]Read More

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Thousands in Pakistan Call for Execution of Christian Woman for

The woman was convicted in 2010 after she allegedly insulted Prophet Mohammed in a dispute with Muslim workers over a bowl of water. Thousands of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan Islamist political party supporters held rallies in several cities across the country, demanding that the authorities uphold a death sentence for Asia Bibi, a 53-year old Christian woman […]Read More

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Turkey shifts crackdown on U.S. Christians, analysts say

PanARMENIAN.Net – Turkey has turned on U.S. Protestants in its post-coup crackdown, analysts have warned, according to the Christian Today. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has targeted American Christians in retaliation over the White House’s refusal to comply with Turkey’s demands and extradite cleric Fethullah Gülen. The Pennsylanvia-based preacher was a former ally but the Turkish […]Read More

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Syrian Army Takes Control Over Christian Town Al-Qaryatayn in Homs

Syrian government forces have gained control over a Christian town in the province of Homs, Al-Qaryatayn. Meanwhile, the fighting is ongoing in the western suburbs of the town, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported Sunday. A bomb squad has begun to work in the town, according to RIA Novosti. Militants have tried to mine roads and […]Read More

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Five Christmas holiday locations in Asia

For an exotic holiday with plenty of good cheer this Christmas consider taking your celebrations to the Eastern hemisphere. Not only can you leave your jackets and scarves at home with gloriously warm weather across much of the region, but many Asian nations do get right into the Christmas spirit with celebrations, trees, decorations and […]Read More