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Three men drowned during sea baptism in Cape Town

Three men drowned when a baptism in the sea went badly wrong on Sunday morning in Cape Town, South Africa. A City of Cape Town law enforcement spokesman, Wayne Dyason, said that the incident happened at around 7.45am close to Monwabisi near Khayelitsha. ‘While conducting the baptism two of the church members got into difficulty […]

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Christians and Muslims in India express alarm over initiative to rewrite country’s history

Christian and Muslim leaders in India have expressed concern over an initiative to “revise” the country’s history in an apparent effort to assert the dominance of Hindus. According to Reuters, a committee of scholars was tasked six months ago with revising India’s history by the government of Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The aims of […]

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Turkey sets US Pastor Andrew Brunson’s trial for April

A trial date has been set for imprisoned American Pastor Andrew Brunson, who has spent 17 months in detention in Turkey over allegations of espionage and links with a terror group. According to World Watch Monitor, Brunson, a North Carolina native who has led a small congregation in Izmir for the past two decades, has […]

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Gunman shot dead in French hostage crisis

Police have shot dead a gunman who is believed to have killed three people, according to reports from the southern French town of Trèbes. Believed to be Moroccan, the man is said to have pledged allegiance to Islamic State. His attacks began in Carcassonne, 15 minutes drive from Trèbes, where he hijacked a car, injuring […]

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