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Taiwan’s election brews trouble for China

By June Cheng
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Taiwan | Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou stepped down as chairman of the ruling party after his Kuomingtang (KMT) faced a crushing defeat in local elections this past…

Hong Kong: One country, one system

By Cal Thomas
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China | The promise the Chinese government made to Britain and to the world as Hong Kong reverted to Chinese control at midnight on June 30, 1997, that China would…

Globe Trot: Kerry’s Middle East peace ‘pipe dream’

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Jerry Umanos, one of three Americans killed at a hospital in Kabul run by Christian NGO CURE International, made a 7,000-mile commute to serve…

Arrests, attacks mar Christmas celebrations for persecuted church

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | While Christians in many countries celebrated the birth of Jesus with family vacations and gifts, believers in nations known for persecution faced bombings,

Muslim extremists target Filipino Christians

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Two hundred Muslim rebels attacked a bustling port city in the Philippines last week, taking 200 to 300 people hostage in the latest standoff between the…

Popularity of 'Gangnam Style' catches Koreans by surprise

By Sophia Lee
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Music | The Korean pop music industry (K-pop) is booming (see “Pop religion” in the current issue of WORLD). Although the tightly choreographed and heavily…

Water wars

By Jordan Lee
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Asia | A dispute over a small island chain in the East China Sea threatens Pacific ties

After civil war, war crimes?

After civil war, war crimes?

By Jill Nelson
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Asia | Workers say Sri Lankan government is abusing Tamil 'refugees'

Room with a view

By Priya Abraham
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Asia | An American businessman gets a bird's-eye look at what may be regime change underway in North Korea

 
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