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Midday Roundup: A sea of red to remember WWI in London

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Not forgotten. Today is Veterans Day in the United States and Armistice Day in Europe. While the U.S. celebration has come to honor service members from all…

Midday Roundup: Obama names California mountains a national monument

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Monumental. President Barack Obama is creating a new national monument today. The executive order sets aside 346,177 acres of the San Gabriel Mountains just…

Globe Trot: ISIS destruction rages on

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | IRAQ: ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) is wreaking havoc wherever it goes—and has been for months, without intervention, preceding its June…

A servant for South Korea’s children

By Sophia Lee
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South Korea | Pastor Chae Yoon-kwon has dedicated his life to loving orphans and spreading the gospel

Christian expats lead Seoul outreach ministries

By Sophia Lee
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South Korea | While South Korea is known for sending missionaries to other countries, the local church is not as good about addressing cultural needs at home

Man who exposed Korean War massacre by U.S. troops has died

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Chung Eun-yong, an ex-policeman who spent half a century urging the U.S. Army to acknowledge the Korean War refugee massacre at No Gun Ri, has died at 91,

Plastic facade

By Sophia Lee
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South Korea | South Korea’s glittering prosperity masks a suffering people

Soul-searching in South Korea

By Sophia Lee
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South Korea | As the nation debates its collective responsibility for the Sewol disaster, Christians preach the message of grace

Midday Roundup: Bizarre hunt for ferry owner takes in South Korean church

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Manhunt. Thousands of South Korean police entered a church compound yesterday looking for a billionaire with ties to the ferry that sank in April, killing…

Baptist missionary sentenced to lifetime of hard labor in North Korea

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Persecution | North Korea has sentenced South Korean Baptist missionary Kim Jung Wook (or Kim Jung Uk, according to North Korean spelling) to a lifetime of hard labor for…

Globe Trot: Prime minister resigns over ferry disaster

By Mindy Belz
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International | SOUTH KOREA: Prime Minister Chung Hong-Won resigned on Sunday over South Korea’s ferry-sinking disaster. With more than 200 people dead and…

South Korean churches rethink Easter

By Sophia Lee
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Tragedy | The utterance ‘Death where is your sting?’ takes on greater meaning after a great national disaster

 
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