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North Korea threatens revenge after 13 workers ‘abducted’ by the South

By Anna K. Poole
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North Korea | While North Korea plays the aggressor on the world stage, nabbing headlines for unauthorized nuclear tests, the secretive, totalitarian regime also is…

Globe Trot: Turkey seizes churches old and new

By Mindy Belz
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International | TURKEY: Authorities seized six churches—one 1,700 years old and another built in 2003—in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir. Unlike state-funded mosques,

Why do South Korean teachers get the rock star treatment?

By Laura Edghill
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Education | A recent documentary shares a rare view inside the grueling, hyper-competitive world of the South Korean educational system, where the most successful…

Midday Roundup: China’s slumping economy drags Wall Street down

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Wall Street’s wild ride. Stock market trading yesterday started with a sell-off: The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 1,000 points. A slowdown…

Midday Roundup: American pals honored for heroism on French train

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Courage under fire. Three Americans and one Briton received France’s highest honor this morning for stopping an attacker on a passenger train traveling from…

Globe Trot: ISIS abuse victims include Christians and Yazidis

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISIS: The graphic detail of yesterday’s must-read story in The New York Times , “ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape,” is a disturbing look…

Midday Roundup: ISIS bombs Baghdad market on busy day

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Urban warfare. Islamic State (ISIS) militants bombed a crowded Baghdad market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood this morning, killing at least 67 people.

Midday Roundup: Misery upon misery in aftermath of Nepal quake

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Buried alive. Heavy rain and snow complicated rescue efforts in Nepal today, triggering landslides and bringing fresh misery to the region still struggling to…

Pastor’s family wins $330M case against North Korea

By Sophia Lee
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Human Rights | U.S. court orders Pyongyang to pay for abducting, torturing, and killing Kim Dong-shik

U.S. ambassador to South Korea in stable condition

By Mickey McLean
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South Korea | UPDATE: U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert is in stable condition at a Seoul hospital after a knife attack. According a spokesman at Severance…

Midday Roundup: ISIS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Foreign fighter. Two news organizations have identified the ISIS executioner who appears in beheading videos and speaks with a British accent. The Washington

Can Koreans learn to live together if North, South reunite?

By Sophia Lee
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South Korea | “Success” is a relative term for North Korean refugees building a new life in South Korea. Defector Yoo Kwan-hee found “success” in economic stability…

 
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