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Muslim communities key to tackling rise of Islamic extremism?

by Chine Mbubaegbu - 19th September 2014

IT'S ‘nothing to do with Islam’ says Britain’s security minister about terrorist atrocities in Iraq and Syria, so who should address growing public concern about Islamic extremism? CHINE MBUBAEGBU talks to Muslim faith leaders.

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Boko Haram’s caliphate moves to target Christians in Cameroon

by Illia Djadi - 17th September 2014

NIGERIA’s neighbour ill equipped to keep out Boko Haram. ILLIA DJADI reports on the latest attacks.

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Senator booed off stage at historic summit on Middle East Christians

by Chine Mbubaegbu - 12th September 2014

RESPONSE to Ted Cruz comment that ‘Christians have no greater ally than Israel’ won’t detract from aims of inaugural event, say organisers. CHINE MBUBAEGBU reports.

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