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Cargo ships import major pollution at Chinese ports

By Rob Holmes
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Environment | Environmentalists often call China’s air pollution problem “Airpocalypse.” China ranks in the top tier of countries with health-hazardous air. And a…

How many Christians live in Hong Kong?

By June Cheng
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China | After my last article, “Decisive Moment,” some readers questioned this line: “Christians make up about one-fifth of Hong Kong’s population.” Hong…

Globe Trot: No freedom for Chibok’s captive schoolgirls

By Jamie Dean
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International | NIGERIA: More than a week after the Nigerian government announced the terrorist group Boko Haram had agreed to release more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped…

China announces new two-child policy

By June Cheng
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China | A researcher for the Chinese government announced last week that all couples in China will be allowed to have a second child in two years, the latest easing…

Globe Trot: Kim Jong-Un comes out of hiding

By Jamie Dean
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International | HONG KONG: Pro-democracy demonstrations entered a third week in Hong Kong, and the weekend brought clashes between the student-led protesters and police.

Decisive moment

Decisive moment

By June Cheng
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China | As protesters demand democracy in Hong Kong, churches there are divided over whether to support the marchers

Midday Roundup: Missionary doc gives blood to nurse with Ebola

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Health scare. The Dallas nurse infected with the Ebola virus has received a blood transfusion from Dr. Kent Brantly, a Samaritan’s Purse missionary doctor…

Midday Roundup: ISIS takes new territory despite U.S. airstrikes

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | ISIS gains. Kurdish forces suffered major losses yesterday in a battle with ISIS over a Syrian town near the Turkish border. If ISIS captures Kobani, the…

Two cheers for Alibaba

By David Skeel
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Money | Jack Ma has found a way around corrupt Chinese officials, but they may get the last word

Hong Kong protesters give city’s leader 24 hours to resign

By June Cheng
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China | Pro-democracy student leaders threatened to step up their protests by occupying government buildings if Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying…

Globe Trot: ISIS is knocking on Baghdad’s door

By Jamie Dean
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International | BAGHDAD: Canon Andrew White—chaplain of the only Anglican church in Baghdad—posted an SOS on his Facebook page late Monday: “ISIS are now just 5 miles…

Globe Trot: Students lead Hong Kong protests against Beijing

By Jamie Dean
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International | HONG KONG: Pro-democracy demonstrations are swelling in Hong Kong, as thousands fill the streets in the city’s most serious confrontation with Beijing in a…

 
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