Month: September 2017

Stability following Merkel’s Victory?
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Stability following Merkel’s Victory?

  Unsurprisingly, Angela Merkel cruised to victory in Sunday’s election for the German Chancellorship for a fourth term. Election and referendum results over the past two years have been notorious for defying polling pandits, however, Merkel’s double-digit lead heading into the polls made these elections slightly less nerve-wracking.  But with […]

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Middle East and North Africa

UN Adviser to investigate genocide against Christians

The UN has recognized ‘genocide’ against Christians in Iraq and appointed a ‘Special Adviser’ to bring terrorist groups to justice. Persecuted Church agencies welcomed the UN Security Council Resolution passed last Thursday (21 September) to investigate crimes of genocide against Christians and Yazidis in Iraq. Resolution 2379 includes crimes “motivated […]