India Kumbh
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MILLIONS EXPECTED TO THRONG INDIAN CITY FOR WORLD’S LARGEST RELIGIOUS FESTIVAL

23rd Jan 2019 . by incontext_adm

India’s Hindu nationalist-led government is splashing out on the religious megafest [Kumbh Mela], spending  unprecedented sums as part of a strategy to focus on the country’s majority Hindu population ahead of a general election due this year. Both the central government in New Delhi and the government of Uttar Pradesh – the north Indian state where…

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Nicolas Maduro
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VENEZUELA’S MADURO ACCUSES US OF TRYING TO FORCE A COUP

23rd Jan 2019 . by incontext_adm

23 JANUARY 2019 (SOURCE: ALJAZEERA) – Nicolas Maduro says he has ordered a “revision” of Venezuela’s diplomatic relations with the United States, accusing Washington of trying to force a coup after US Vice President Mike Pence threw his weight behind attempts to get rid of the South American country’s president.  Maduro said on Tuesday he would announce new measures in the…

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ISRAEL
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ISRAELS OPEN ASSAULT ON IRAN

22nd Jan 2019 . by incontext_adm

22 JANUARY 2019 (SOURCE: REUTERS) –Israel struck in Syria early on Monday, the latest salvo in its increasingly open assault on Iran’s presence there, shaking the night sky over Damascus with an hour of loud explosions in a second consecutive night of military action. Damascus did not say what damage or casualties resulted from the…

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Devos-HolySpirit
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WEEK 9: By My Spirit

21st Jan 2019 . by incontext_adm

“So he said to me, ‘This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty.’” (Zechariah 4:6, NIV)   So often one is frustrated with family, friends, neighbours or colleagues who just cannot see your point or are on a destructive path…

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modi-protests
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HUNDREDS OF THOUSAND PROTEST AGAINST INDIAN PRIME MINISTER MODI

21st Jan 2019 . by incontext_adm

21 JANUARY 2019 (SOURCE: INDEPENDENT) – India’s main opposition parties joined forces against prime minister Narendra Modi at a rally which attracted hundreds of thousands of people months ahead of elections. The 23 regional groups said they forged a common front to stop Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which beat the main opposition Congress and regional parties in…

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Sudan protests
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SUDANESE POLICE FIRE ON PROTESTERS DEMANDING PRESIDENT STEP DOWN

18th Jan 2019 . by incontext_adm

18 JANUARY 2019 (THE GUARDIAN) – Thousands of people have taken to the streets in cities across Sudan, including the capital, where activists said a child and a doctor were killed in clashes between police and protesters calling for the end of Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year-old rule. Thursday’s protests marked some of the most widespread disturbances since…

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INFOGRAPHICS

17th Jan 2019 . by incontext_adm

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Kenya attack
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KENYA ATTACK DEATH TOLL RISES TO 21; SIEGE OVER

17th Jan 2019 . by incontext_adm

17 JANUARY 2019 (AL JAZEERA) – Kenyan security forces have killed all five attackers who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel complex, taking at least 21 lives and causing hundreds to flee, according to authorities. At least 50 people believed to have been in the compound remained unaccounted for on Wednesday, the Kenya Red Cross said, raising…

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CHRISTIANS FALSELY ENCOURAGED TO BOYCOTT McDONALDS

16th Jan 2019 . by incontext_adm

Messages on social media are encouraging Christians to boycott McDonalds because of a sculpture by Finnish artist Jani Leinonen, featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald.  Even though the sculpture is real, the truth is that McDonalds did not initiate or endorse this sculpture.  The full story is as follows: An art exhibit in Israel featuring a…

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mAY
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UK’S MAY FACES NO-CONFIDENCE VOTE AFTER BREXIT PLAN CRUSHED

16th Jan 2019 . by incontext_adm

16 JANUARY 2019 (AP NEWS) – British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-confidence vote that could topple her government. The defeat was widely expected, but the scale of the House of Commons’ vote — 432 votes against…

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