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Christian Today
ISIS leader's widow charged over death of Kayla MuellerKayla Mueller, a Christian aid worker, was killed by ISIS last year. The wife
ISIS leader's widow charged over death of Kayla Mueller
Christian Today / Posted 5 hours ago
Kayla Mueller, a Christian aid worker, was killed by ISIS last year. The wife of a deceased Islamic State leader was charged on Monday in federal court in Virginia with conspiracy in the death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller who was killed a... Read more
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Ekklesia
Syrians need more than financial pledges, says Christian AidChristian Aid has welcomed the commitments that were made last week by the UK,
Syrians need more than financial pledges, says Christian Aid
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
Christian Aid has welcomed the commitments that were made last week by the UK, Germany, France and others to increase humanitarian support for Syrians and the region. However the charity added that real relief will only happen when the bombs... Read more
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Christian Today
Syria talks: 'Bombing does not help' Cameron told as world leaders pledge fundsOver 30 world leaders attended today's conference and 60 countries were represe
Syria talks: 'Bombing does not help' Cameron told as world leaders pledge funds
Christian Today / Posted 5 days ago
Over 30 world leaders attended today's conference and 60 countries were represented David Cameron launched a donor conference in Westminster today pleading other countries to help address the "a critical shortfall in life-saving aid". However, the... Read more
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Christian Today
Why should Christians care about theology?Pretentious. Irrelevant. Cerebral. Complicated. Dense. These were some of the w
Why should Christians care about theology?
Christian Today / Posted 5 days ago
Pretentious. Irrelevant. Cerebral. Complicated. Dense. These were some of the words that were fired at me when I asked a crack team of Christian aid and development experts what they thought about theology. If theology were a person, she doesn't... Read more
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Ekklesia
Chancellor's tax reform plan must start now says Christian AidGeorge Osborne’s announcement that multinationals should have to publish curren
Chancellor's tax reform plan must start now says Christian Aid
Ekklesia / Posted 6 days ago
George Osborne’s announcement that multinationals should have to publish currently secret information about their global affairs could hail a tremendous breakthrough in the war against tax dodging, Christian Aid said yesterday (2 February). “We are... Read more
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Weston Mercury
International charity to hold Portishead talk Flooded homes in Bangladesh. Photo by Nicky Milne. An international charity
International charity to hold Portishead talk
Weston Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
Flooded homes in Bangladesh. Photo by Nicky Milne. An international charity will hold a talk in Portishead this weekend to raise awareness of the daily struggles faced by people living in... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Charity fundraiser gears up for 8,000 mile cycle challenge through AfricaA keen cyclist from Harpenden is gearing up to travel more than 8,000 miles thr
Charity fundraiser gears up for 8,000 mile cycle challenge through Africa
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 days ago
A keen cyclist from Harpenden is gearing up to travel more than 8,000 miles through Africa to raise money for Christian Aid. Nick Simon, 58, who has lived in Harpenden for 30 years, will set off from Cairo next Friday, and plans to arrive in Cape... Read more
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Ekklesia
EC tax avoidance proposals inadequate says Christian AidNew European Commission (EC) proposals, intended to curb Google-style tax avoid
EC tax avoidance proposals inadequate says Christian Aid
Ekklesia / Posted 8 days ago
New European Commission (EC) proposals, intended to curb Google-style tax avoidance by multinationals, do not go far enough in helping developing countries keep track of, and tax, the financial manoeuvring of major international companies operating... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EC Tax Proposals Are a Missed Chance to Help Developing Countries - Christian AidNew European Commission (EC) proposals, intended to curb Google-style tax avoid
EC Tax Proposals Are a Missed Chance to Help Developing Countries - Christian Aid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
New European Commission (EC) proposals, intended to curb Google-style tax avoidance by multinationals, do not go far enough in helping developing countries keep track of, and tax, the financial manoeuvring of major international companies operating... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Britain has failed to close down tax havens used by GoogleDavid Cameron is accused of breaking his pledge to force tax havens used by com
Britain has failed to close down tax havens used by Google
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
David Cameron is accused of breaking his pledge to force tax havens used by companies such as Google to open their books. The Prime Minister announced two years’ ago he would make British territories such as Bermuda and the Cayman Islands set up... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
China accuses Canadian of carrying out spying missions(Rainer Jensen, dpa, AP, file) Beijing - China says it has evidence that a Can
China accuses Canadian of carrying out spying missions
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
(Rainer Jensen, dpa, AP, file) Beijing - China says it has evidence that a Canadian man charged with spying and stealing Chinese state secrets carried out assignments for Canadian intelligence agencies. Canada's government said Thursday it was... Read more
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Denver Post
China accuses Canadian of carrying out spying missionsBEIJING (AP) — China's Foreign Ministry said Friday that an investigation has s
China accuses Canadian of carrying out spying missions
Denver Post / Posted 11 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — China's Foreign Ministry said Friday that an investigation has suggested that a Canadian man charged with spying and stealing Chinese state secrets had carried out assignments for Canadian intelligence agencies. Canada's government... Read more
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Inquirier.net
China accuses Canadian of carrying out spying missionsBEIJING — China’s Foreign Ministry said Friday that an investigation has sugges
China accuses Canadian of carrying out spying missions
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
BEIJING — China’s Foreign Ministry said Friday that an investigation has suggested that a Canadian man charged with spying and stealing Chinese state secrets had carried out assignments for Canadian intelligence agencies. Canada’s government said... Read more
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Sussex Express
Cooksbridge, Offham & HamseyCHURCH SERVICES: Sunday, St Peter’s Church, 8am Holy Communion, 10.15am Sunday
Cooksbridge, Offham & Hamsey
Sussex Express / Posted 11 days ago
CHURCH SERVICES: Sunday, St Peter’s Church, 8am Holy Communion, 10.15am Sunday School in the church hall, 10.30am Parish Communion followed by coffee in the hall. VILLAGE HALL: I mentioned the regular events at the Cooksbridge Village Hall and the... Read more
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Christian Today
Sierra Leone: Ebola's back, and faith leaders are on the front lineSupported by Christian Aid's DEC funding, the Council of Churches Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone: Ebola's back, and faith leaders are on the front line
Christian Today / Posted 11 days ago
Supported by Christian Aid's DEC funding, the Council of Churches Sierra Leone provided psychosocial Ebola training to faith leaders in nine districts across Sierra Leone, including Freetown's Methodist Mende Church. A fortnight ago, West Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Karonga Loses Seven Expectant Mothers in Six MonthsSeven expectant mothers have died in a space of six months in the lakeshore nor
Karonga Loses Seven Expectant Mothers in Six Months
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Seven expectant mothers have died in a space of six months in the lakeshore northern district of Karonga, a development officials say is being triggered by shortage of blood and lack of effective means of transport to get the women to the hospital in... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
U.S. priest laments destruction of Iraq's oldest Christian monasteryCatholic clergy lamented the destruction of Iraq's oldest Christian monastery,
U.S. priest laments destruction of Iraq's oldest Christian monastery
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
Catholic clergy lamented the destruction of Iraq's oldest Christian monastery, St. Elijah, and urged the international community to do more to stop such assaults. "I had the same emotional and perhaps spiritual experience as I did when I was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stop Switzerland Selling Secrecy, Christian Aid Urges Davos DelegatesAs politicians and business leaders prepare to gather in Davos next week (20-23
Stop Switzerland Selling Secrecy, Christian Aid Urges Davos Delegates
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
As politicians and business leaders prepare to gather in Davos next week (20-23 January) for the World Economic Forum, Christian Aid questions whether Switzerland's role as a haven for "dirty" money from poor countries makes it an appropriate host... Read more
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FOX 11 Reno
Full Measure: Charity and ExcessWASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) — There are more than 1.5 million nonprof
Full Measure: Charity and Excess
FOX 11 Reno / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) — There are more than 1.5 million nonprofits or public charities in the U.S. In 2013, they reported a collective $1.74 trillion in revenue and $3 trillion dollars in assets. But they don't have to pay normal... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Billboard sparks controversy in HillcrestSAN DIEGO -- For those who noticed it and some who didn't, not all immediately
Billboard sparks controversy in Hillcrest
KGTV San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
SAN DIEGO -- For those who noticed it and some who didn't, not all immediately got it. “It’s against I think.” “In the beginning God created, not monkeys?” said another man. The sign reads “In the beginning, God Created," features a picture of the... Read more
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Ekklesia
Christian Aid Urges Davos to act on Swiss bank secrecyAs politicians and business leaders prepare to gather in Davos next week (20-23
Christian Aid Urges Davos to act on Swiss bank secrecy
Ekklesia / Posted 21 days ago
As politicians and business leaders prepare to gather in Davos next week (20-23 January) for the World Economic Forum, Christian Aid questions whether Switzerland’s role as a haven for “dirty” money from poor countries makes it an appropriate host... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Green Scenery Calls for Intensified Surveillance in Coastal Fishing ActivitiesGreen Scenery has called for the intensification of surveillance efforts in coa
Green Scenery Calls for Intensified Surveillance in Coastal Fishing Activities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Green Scenery has called for the intensification of surveillance efforts in coastal fishing activities. The environmental organisation made the call during a press conference at its head office on Jones Street in Freetown. Green Scenery, Christian... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Feature: City centre church to complete £1.5m redevelopment in MayIt is a well-known church in the heart of Oxford but changes are afoot at the W
Feature: City centre church to complete £1.5m redevelopment in May
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 26 days ago
It is a well-known church in the heart of Oxford but changes are afoot at the Wesley Memorial Church. Reporter Georgina Campbell looks at the progress being made to revamp the church and improve the work it does helping others A church at the heart... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Feature: City centre church to complete £1.5m redevelopment in MayIt is a well-known church in the heart of Oxford but changes are afoot at the W
Feature: City centre church to complete £1.5m redevelopment in May
Oxford Mail / Posted 26 days ago
It is a well-known church in the heart of Oxford but changes are afoot at the Wesley Memorial Church. Reporter Georgina Campbell looks at the progress being made to revamp the church and improve the work it does helping others A church at the heart... Read more
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Christian Today
A crisis is developing in Ethiopia and we have a chance to stop itA severe drought in Ethiopia has left 10.2 million people suffering from malnut
A crisis is developing in Ethiopia and we have a chance to stop it
Christian Today / Posted 27 days ago
A severe drought in Ethiopia has left 10.2 million people suffering from malnutrition A humanitarian crisis has been developing in Ethiopia since October 2015, which has so far left 10.2 million people facing food shortages. Aid agencies and the... Read more
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The Christian Post
India Set to Deport Nun Who Has Cared for Lepers in Mumbai for 40 YearsA protester holds a placard during a rally by hundreds of Christians against re
India Set to Deport Nun Who Has Cared for Lepers in Mumbai for 40 Years
The Christian Post / Posted 28 days ago
A protester holds a placard during a rally by hundreds of Christians against recent attacks on churches nationwide, in Mumbai, February 9, 2015. Five churches in the Indian capital New Delhi have reported incidents of arson, vandalism and burglary.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Responsible Tax Behaviour the Next Frontier of CSR?In the past decades, the evolution of international norms has led fair labour p
Is Responsible Tax Behaviour the Next Frontier of CSR?
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
In the past decades, the evolution of international norms has led fair labour practices and environmental sustainability to become core parts of corporate social responsibility. Is fair tax contribution next? In the late 1990s, international... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Christian Aid donations in Hampshire help refugees and earthquake victimsGENEROUS charity supporters across Hampshire have helped raise thousands of pou
Christian Aid donations in Hampshire help refugees and earthquake victims
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
GENEROUS charity supporters across Hampshire have helped raise thousands of pounds for being affected by natural disaster. Christian Aid donations from across the county have helped to raise more than £30,000 for victims of war and earthquakes. The... Read more
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Ekklesia
Christian Aid welcomes councils' action on company tax recordsA growing number of UK councils are taking companies’ tax records into account
Christian Aid welcomes councils' action on company tax records
Ekklesia / Posted 1 months ago
A growing number of UK councils are taking companies’ tax records into account when deciding how to award contracts worth tens of billions of pounds, in a trend welcomed by Christian Aid. In December, members of Oxford City Council voted unanimously... Read more
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Christian Today
Donations to Christian Aid fall: Charities face 'perfect storm'Christian Aid Week is the charity's most high-profile fundraising opportunity.
Donations to Christian Aid fall: Charities face 'perfect storm'
Christian Today / Posted 1 months ago
Christian Aid Week is the charity's most high-profile fundraising opportunity. In what may be a sign of troubled times ahead for charities, Christian Aid's income fell by four per cent last year. Analysed by Third Sector magazine, its latest... Read more

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