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Saturday, August 31, 2013

BBC News - Peru snow state of emergency extended to more regions

BBC News - Peru snow state of emergency extended to more regions
BBC News - The Peruvian government has extended to nine more regions a state of emergency called to cope with unusually cold weather and heavy snowfall.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Officials try to protect giant sequoias from California wildfire | Fox News

Officials try to protect giant sequoias from California wildfire | Fox News
Fox News - Officials are clearing brush and setting sprinklers to protect two groves of giant sequoias as a week-old wildfire rages along the remote northwest edge of Yosemite National Park.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/weather/2013/08/25/officials-try-to-protect-giant-sequoias-from-california-wildfire/#ixzz2cyJ8unWx

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Egypt: Islamists hit Christian churches - Yahoo! News

Egypt: Islamists hit Christian churches - Yahoo! News
Yahoo! News - After torching a Franciscan school, Islamists paraded three nuns on the streets like "prisoners of war" before a Muslim woman offered them refuge. Two other women working at the school were sexually harassed and abused as they fought their way through a mob.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Muslim Brotherhood and Morsi supporters torch Egyptian churches | JPost | Israel News

Muslim Brotherhood and Morsi supporters torch Egyptian churches | JPost | Israel News

Coptic churches burn in Egypt | The Stream - Al Jazeera English

Coptic churches burn in Egypt | The Stream - Al Jazeera English
Al Jazeera - Churches burned across Egypt following the security crackdown on pro-Muslim Brotherhood demonstrators. Online reports suggest up to 17 churches were burned across Egypt, along with other Christian-owned businesses and schools. 

BBC News - Egypt's Coptic Christians fear extremist backlash

BBC News - Egypt's Coptic Christians fear extremist backlash
BBC News - Since the Muslim Brotherhood President Mohammed Morsi was ousted, extreme Islamists have targeted Egypt's Christians, saying they hold them partly responsible.

Coptic Christian girl, 10, killed while walking home from Bible class in Egypt | Fox News

Coptic Christian girl, 10, killed while walking home from Bible class in Egypt | Fox News

Sky News cameraman Mick Deane killed in Cairo violence - CNN.com

Sky News cameraman Mick Deane killed in Cairo violence - CNN.com

Egypt's Interim Vice President ElBaradei resigns while clashes across Egypt leave more than 270 dead | Fox News

Egypt's Interim Vice President ElBaradei resigns while clashes across Egypt leave more than 270 dead | Fox News

Saturday, August 10, 2013

BBC News - Iraqi Kurd leader Massoud Barzani issues Syria warning

BBC News - Iraqi Kurd leader Massoud Barzani issues Syria warning
BBC News - The president of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region has threatened to intervene to defend the Kurdish population caught up in Syria's unrest.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Egypt's coup puts fearful Christians in a corner - Yahoo! News

Egypt's coup puts fearful Christians in a corner - Yahoo! News
AP - While Islamists are on the defensive in Cairo following the military coup that ousted President Mohammed Morsi, in Assiut and elsewhere in Egypt's deep south they are waging a stepped-up hate campaign, claiming the country's Christian minority somehow engineered Morsi's downfall.