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Liberian church massacre survivors seek US justice

The Monrovia Church massacre in 1990 was the worst single atrocity of the Liberian civil war. About 600 civilians, including many children, were killed while taking refuge in a church. Now, four survivors are bringing a claim for damages against ...

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Coptic church backs Egypt counter-terrorism operation

Related Articles CAIRO: Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church announced its unremitting support for a new counter-terrorism operation by the Egyptian military and police to defeat terrorism across the country.“History will record the sacrifices of our courageous police and Armed Forces with ...

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Chinese authorities demolish well-known evangelical church

BEIJING: Authorities in northern China’s coal country this week demolished a well-known Christian mega-church, underscoring long-standing tensions between religious groups and the officially atheistic Communist Party.Witnesses and overseas activists say paramilitary People’s Armed Police forces used excavators and dynamite on ...

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Turkey to reopen iconic ‘Iron Church’ after revamp

Related Articles ISTANBUL: The leaders of Turkey and Bulgaria are Sunday due to reopen the Bulgarian St. Stephen’s Church in Istanbul after seven years of restoration, in a gesture of harmony in an often turbulent relationship between the two neighbors.The ...

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Gunman kills 11 in attacks on Coptic church, Christian-owned shop in Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) – A gunman killed at least 11 people on Friday in attacks on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christian-owned shop near Cairo before he was wounded and arrested, the Egyptian interior ministry and church officials said. Islamic ...

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Death toll on attack in Egypt Coptic church rises to 10

Related Articles CAIRO: A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people before policemen shot him dead, officials and state media said.Health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed told state television that the gunman ...

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Gunmen Attack Cairo Church, Killing at Least 8

Advertisement CAIRO — At least eight people were killed when gunmen opened fire on a Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo on Friday, a church spokesman said, in the latest in a series of attacks on Egypt’s Christian minority. The attack ...

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Egypt attack: Gunman attacks church near Cairo

Egypt attack: Gunman attacks church near Cairo

At least four people were killed in a gun attack on a church in Helwan, south of Cairo, reports say. Two of the victims were said to be police officers. Security forces at the Mar Mina church shot dead one ...

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