A Sudanese Court Sentences A woman To Death By Hanging For Apostacy

A Sudanese court has sentenced a woman to hang for apostasy – the abandonment of her religious faith – after she married a Christian man. Amnesty International condemned the sentence, handed down by a judge in Khartoum, as “appalling and abhorrent”. Local media report the sentence on the woman, who is pregnant, would not be carried […]

Things That Perhaps You Didn’t Know About The Kidnap Of The School Girls In Chibok

On April 14, 234 girls between 16 and 18 years old were stolen from a school in Chibok, a small town in Borno state in northeastern Nigeria. They have not been rescued, and for a long time the case received little media attention, but as weeks drag on with no progress it’s gradually becoming the subject of international […]

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Obama To Meet With The Pope

US President Barack Obama has been scheduled for a  trip to Rome today to meet with  pope Francis for the first time. It will be the second time that President Barack Obama has been received at the Vatican, after an audience with Pope Benedict XVI on July 10, 2009. Barack Obama is the ninth US […]