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ISIS Slaughters and Mutilates 400, Mostly Women and Children, in Syrian City of Palmyra; Hundreds of Captives Face Similar Fate

Terror group ISIS has executed at least 400 people, mostly women and children, in the city of Palmyra since it was captured last week, Syrian state television has said. Hundreds of others have been captured and face a similar fate, according to a human rights agency.

Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi sentenced to 20 years in prison over the killing of demonstrators outside his palace in 2012.

Barack Obama, Egyptian Coptic Bishop Condemn Death Penalty for Ex-President Morsi, Despite Killing of Christians During Muslim Brotherhood-Led Rule

The Coptic Catholic Bishop of Assiut has condemned the death sentence handed down by the Egyptian court to former President Mohamed Morsi, despite the oppression and incitement of deadly crimes committed against Christians during his rule. Anba Kyrillos William said that the church does not compromise on defending life, which he called an "inviolable right."

CHC Pastor Kong Hee's Popstar Wife Sun Ho Claims Multi-Million 'Crossover' Project Was Meant to Serve the Church and Not Herself

Singer Sun Ho attending the Grammy Awards in this undated photo.

Sun Ho, the co-founder of Singapore's City Harvest Church and wife of lead pastor Kong Hee, took the stand for the first time on Tuesday in the long-standing case against Kong and five other CHC leaders accused of misusing millions of church funds for Ho's career. The singer claimed that the Crossover project was meant to serve the mission of the church, and not her own career.

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