Paul Jeffrey is a United Methodist missionary and journalist. He blogs at Global Lens (kairosphotos.com).
An Islamic legacy protected from jihadists
Before the jihadists fled Timbuktu in February, they burned the city's ancient manuscripts. Except all the ones the residents hid.
Caught between two Sudans
The Sudanese government has long waged war on its own people. In the borderland of Abyei, it's turned two peaceful groups into enemies.
Gains and challenges in fighting HIV
At the International AIDS Conference, one thing was clear: even if a cure is found, the struggle against the virus will continue.
Less money for AIDS work
Funding for global AIDS work is declining—even though current programs are working, and antiretroviral drugs are keeping people healthier.
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