Mexico: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue26490.html

Kenya: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Kenya (the most recent articles are at the top).

For more visit:
- http://morningstarnews.org/2015/03/five-christians-killed-one-critically-wounded-by-islamic-extremists-in-kenya/
- http://morningstarnews.org/2015/03/two-christians-attacked-church-building-burned-in-coastal-kenya/
- http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue26504.html
- http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-16/somali-militants-claim-responsibility-for-northeast-kenya-attack

What We Know So Far About the Germanwings Plane Crash


Originally posted on TIME:

Officials said Thursday that the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to be a deliberate act by a co-pilot who locked himself in the cockpit and flew the plane into a mountain. All 150 people aboard were killed when the jet crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday.

Here’s everything we know so far about the unfolding tragedy:

What exactly happened on the day of the flight?

Germanwings Flight 9525, an Airbus A320, departed Barcelona en route to Dusseldorf on Tuesday morning. Around 30 minutes into the flight, the plane had reached a cruising altitude of 38,000 feet when it began to descend rapidly at a rate of 3,000 feet per minute. Ten minutes later, the plane crashed in a remote area of the French Alps. Initially thought to be a tragic accident, investigators now suspect the crash was a “deliberate” act by the co-pilot.

How did investigators reach that…

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President of Yemen Flees by Sea; Saudis Begin Air Strikes


Originally posted on TIME:

(SANAA, Yemen) — President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi fled Yemen by sea Wednesday as Shiite rebels and their allies moved on his last refuge in the south, captured its airport and put a bounty on his head, officials said. Hours later, Saudi Arabia announced it had begun airstrikes against the Houthi rebels.

The departure of the close U.S. ally and the imminent fall of the southern port of Aden pushed Yemen further toward a violent collapse. It also threatened to turn the impoverished but strategic country into another proxy battle between the Middle East’s Sunni powers and Shiite-led Iran.

Saudi ambassador to the United States Adel al-Jubeir said his country had begun airstrikes against the rebels. He said his government had consulted closely with the U.S. and other allies but that the U.S. military was not involved in the operations.

The White House said in a statement late Wednesday that…

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