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For millions of people around the world, the freedom to openly practice their faith is a distant dream. This week a summit on international religious freedom is working to shine a light on this issue that affects more people in the world than not.

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The Colombian Constitutional Court will review a case involving social media star, Erika "Kika" Nieto, who seeks to overturn a national court ruling ordering her to remove an online video in which she expressed her beliefs on biblical marriage.


The people of Cuba are demanding change from their government after shortages of food and medicine were made even worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. This week's protests are the biggest anti-government demonstration in the history of the communist regime. 


Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) — whose father was born and raised in Cuba before fleeing the dictatorial country — lauded the freedom protests erupting all throughout the communist nation Sunday.

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In Bosnia, a country torn apart by years of bitter conflict, CBN's Orphan's Promise is helping to bring healing, restoration, and unity to children through the game of floorball.


The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan stepped down Monday at a ceremony in the capital of Kabul. 

Plainclothes police detain an anti-government protester during a protest in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, July 11, 2021.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Thousands of Cubans marched on Havana’s Malecon promenade and elsewhere on the island Sunday to protest food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis, in one of biggest anti-government demonstrations in memory.

Interim President Claude Joseph speaks during a news conference at his residence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, July 11, 2021, four days after the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)

The latest suspect detained amid the search for the masterminds and assassins in the killing of President Jovenel Moïse is a Haitian in his 60s living in Florida who identifies himself as a doctor and has accused the leaders of his homeland of corruption.

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As the fires continue to burn in Canada, one right-leaning journalist is likening the rash of church arsons to the early signs of the systematic persecution of Jewish people in the lead up to Nazi Germany.


Haiti’s interim government has asked the U.S. and U.N. to deploy troops to protect key infrastructure as it tries to stabilize the country and prepare for elections in the aftermath of President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination.