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Friday, 21 December 2012 16:39

Pastor Nad Kani's Positive Finish

Contributor: Dan Wooding - Assist News

Over the last two weeks, Assist News founder and veteran journalist, Dan Wooding, has been taking us through his top ten stories of 2012, and Iran has been a part of the world which we regularly talked about mainly because of the persecution of Christians there.

One story we’ve mentioned several times is that of Pastor Nad Kani – but, as Dan told Andrew Urquhart this is a story with a happy ending.

Listen below for the story.

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Thursday, 20 December 2012 16:27

Pakistan, A Young Girl, and Blasphemy

Contributor: Dan Wooding - Assist News

All this week we’ve been looking at Dan Wooding’s most memorable stories of 2012 from Assist News – and today we return to Pakistan, which also featured in yesterday’s programme.

Dan told Andrew Urquhart about a young, illiterate, disabled teenaged girl who was accused of blasphemy – a case which had many strange twists and turns.

Listen below for the story.

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Wednesday, 19 December 2012 16:25

Christian Persecution in Pakistan

Contributor: Dan Wooding - Assist News

One country that has figured largely in our reports this year has been Pakistan, sadly because there has been so much persecution against Pakistan’s Christian Community.

One name that has come up regularly this year is that of Asia Bibi.

Listen below for the story.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2012 16:34

Dan Wooding: Small Boy Pulls Election

Contributor: Dan Wooding - Assist News

It’s been a year for elections one way or another – Egypt, the United States. Japan, China… but looking back on the last year, veteran journalist Dan Wooding told Andrew Urquhart there was one election which involved a small boy pulling the election decision out of a bowl.

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Monday, 17 December 2012 16:24

Dan Wooding: On Nigeria

 

Contributor: Dan Wooding - Assist News

In the two weeks running up to Christmas, we’ve been looking back at the most memorable stories that have been brought to us by veteran journalist Dan Wooding of assistnews.net

One of the parts of the world that has been talked about regularly but not always for the best reasons is Nigeria, which Dan has a particular fondness for as he was born there – as he told Andrew Urquhart.

Listen below for the segment.

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Friday, 07 December 2012 16:35

Greece: Immigrants and Refugees

Contributor: Dan Wooding - Assist News

It appears the only thing worse than being in Greece during the economic crisis is being an immigrant or refugee. The economic collapse has turned many Greeks against outsiders, especially from non-Western nations.

Dan tells us about this and also how a Christian group is trying to help these refugees.

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Friday, 07 December 2012 08:14

The New 'King's Strike' Program

At times, people can feel like mere pawns in the game of life. King’s Strike, a new program on SAT-7 TÜRK, offers Turkish speakers a strategy for understanding this life on earth. Dan tells us more about this program which features the game of chess, which is really popular in Turkey.

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Wednesday, 05 December 2012 16:22

Assyrian Christians Kidnapped

At least three Assyrian Christians have been kidnapped recently from their villages in Hasake, Syria.

Two of the victims are young men and the kidnappers have asked for at least $100,000 USD in ransom for each.

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Tuesday, 04 December 2012 16:24

Reaching the next Generation

Contributor: Dan Wooding - Assist News

Argentine-born evangelist, Luis Palau, and 100 churches in the Australian city of Newcastle, have been working together to build on a 30-year legacy to reach its next generation.

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Navi Pillay, the United Nations Human Rights Chief, has called on Indonesia to take “firm action” against increasing violence towards religious minorities and “narrow and extremist interpretations of Islam.”

Dan, was in Indonesia earlier this year, and told Andrew Urquhart of his concerns.

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