Anna K. Poole
WORLD News Service
Myanmar’s Military Accused of Abducting Baptist Pastors
Monday, January 23, 2017
Disappearance of two men highlights religious oppression and persecution in Buddhist-majority nation.
Israeli Noise Pollution Bill Stirs Claims of Islamophobia
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Muslim groups threaten war over proposed restrictions on mosque loudspeakers.
Pakistan Bans Honor Killings but Support for Murderers Persists
Friday, October 21, 2016
Court allows man to ‘forgive’ himself for killing his daughter days after new ban signed into law.
ISIS Sends Child Slaves on Suicide Missions
Monday, August 29, 2016
Boys and girls in ISIS-held areas endure kidnapping, rape, and beatings.
Human Smugglers Thrive Amid Refugee Desperation in Greece
Monday, August 15, 2016
Aid groups fear many unaccompanied minors are falling prey to sex traffickers.
North Korea Threatens U.S. over New Missile Defense System
Friday, July 15, 2016
Anti-missile technology will protect two-thirds of South Korea from a nuclear or conventional missile attack.
North Korea Threatens U.S. Missionary over New Book
Monday, June 27, 2016
Pyongyang warns other American detainees will suffer if Kenneth Bae doesn’t stop ‘babbling.'
ISIS Recruiting Appeals to Those Searching for Meaning, Purpose
Monday, March 28, 2016
The terrorist group is increasing its ideological appeal to some Americans, wooing sympathizers with a slick social media campaign promising glory and purpose.
Researchers Scramble to Find Zika Vaccine Amid World Health Crisis
Monday, February 8, 2016
In early February, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus a global health emergency.The decision, considered an international distress signal, likely will trigger an onslaught...
Iranian-Backed Shiite Militias Behind Abduction of Americans in Baghdad
Monday, January 25, 2016
Iraqi security forces are conducting an intensive search for three Americans who went missing around Jan. 15, reportedly abducted from a seedy apartment building in south Baghdad.
Why do so Many Jihadists Come from One Small Belgian Neighborhood?
Monday, November 23, 2015
As Parisian police continue to probe the Nov. 13 terror attacks that killed 129 people and wounded hundreds more, a small Belgian borough has emerged as a breeding ground for radicalized Islamic...
India No Longer Requires Two-Parent Homes for Adopted Children
Monday, October 19, 2015
India’s domestic adoption policy is getting an update, but not everyone is happy about it.
India's Government Blocks Access to Porn Websites
Monday, August 10, 2015
India’s government is requiring internet service providers to block 857 objectionable websites
New Myanmar Law Regulates Interfaith Marriage
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Human rights groups are blasting a new law adopted last week in Myanmar, also known as Burma, requiring women to register their intent to marry outside their faith.
Human Trafficking Thrives in Thailand
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Just days after the grim discovery of a camp entombing 26 corpses in shallow graves, a team of officers trekked Khao Kheow mountain, dismantling eight huts with rumored links to a human-trafficking...
Pakistani Christians Protest After Taliban Church Bombings
Monday, March 23, 2015
Attacks and counterattacks are roiling the streets of Lahore, Pakistan. Suicide bombers attacked two churches in the Christian neighborhood of Youhanabad on Sunday, leaving at least 14 dead and 70...
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