Pakistan: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Pakistan.

For more visit:
http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue25091.html

Mark Driscoll Resignation


The link below is to further news concerning the resignation of Mark Driscoll from the Mars Hill Church pastorate in Seattle, USA.

For more visit:
http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue25092.html

Iraq, Iran and Nigeria: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Iraq, Iran and Nigeria.

For more visit:
http://blog.opendoorsusa.org/newsflashes-persecuted-church/

Malaysia: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article that reports on persecution news from Malaysia.

For more visit:
http://blog.opendoorsusa.org/world-watch-list-challenge-40-malaysia/

Mathias Cormann’s Economic Girlie Man – Write Your Own Stuff!!!


So Mathias Cormann is quoting ‘The Terminator,’ or is it from ‘Mad as Hell?’ You be the judge. Maybe he should try writing his own stuff!!!

For more read the article at:
http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2014/oct/18/mathias-cormann-calls-bill-shorten-an-economic-girlie-man

U.S. launches heaviest bombardment yet against ISIS in defence of besieged Kurdish town of Kobani


Originally posted on National Post | News:

NORTHERN IRAQ and WASHINGTON — The U.S. air force launched its heaviest bombardment yet in support of Kurdish forces in northern Syria as they began a fightback against jihadists around the embattled town of Kobani.

The Kurds reclaimed a hill west of the town, taking down an Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) flag visible from the Turkish border which had become a symbol of the advances made by the terror group in recent weeks.

They were helped by 21 air strikes over two days, the U.S. military said. “Indications are that air strikes have slowed” ISIS advances, a statement said.

“However, the security situation on the ground there remains fluid, with ISIL attempting to gain territory and Kurdish militia continuing to hold out,” said the statement, using another acronym for the terror group.

“We certainly do not want the town to fall,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest said. “At…

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Within two months, Ebola could be increasing by 10,000 cases every week in West Africa, WHO says


Originally posted on National Post | News:

LONDON — West Africa could see up to 10,000 new Ebola cases a week within two months, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, also confirming the death rate in the current outbreak has risen to 70%.

WHO assistant director-general Dr. Bruce Aylward gave the figures during a news conference in Geneva. Previously, WHO had estimated the Ebola mortality rate was at around 50%.

Aylward said the new rate confirmed it was “a high mortality disease,” and that the U.N. health agency was still focused on trying to get sick people isolated and provide treatment as early as possible.

He told reporters that if the world’s response to the Ebola crisis isn’t stepped up within 60 days, “a lot more people will die” and that health workers will be stretched even further dealing with the spiraling numbers of cases.

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India: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from India.

For more visit:
- http://www.ecumenicalnews.com/article/christian-persecution-feared-in-indian-state-after-church-is-razed-26701
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http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Madhya-Pradesh:-anti-Christian-violence-unacceptable-32381.html

Iran: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Iran.

For more visit:
http://www.ncr-iran.org/en/news/human-rights/17317-iran-three-christians-arrested-including-actor-making-movie-on-jesus