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Commemorating the end of the grisliest conflict

International | Gridlock in Gloucestershire, world leaders in Paris, and protests in Poland mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/12/18, 01:10 pm

EUROPE: There was gridlock in Gloucestershire, England, as hundreds jammed the village of Slimbridge to view the “ghost soldiers” of World War I guarding graves of the fallen.

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Pastors in prison and other tragedies

International | Good guys and bad guys made international news this week
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/09/18, 03:39 pm

MYANMAR: A crackdown on Christians in Wa state has landed Chinese missionary pastor John Cao in prison with scant outside intervention—despite a history of successful church and school plantings in Myanmar. Cao, married to an American with two sons attending U.S. colleges, is a Chinese citizen and therefore not eligible for formal U.S. consular services.

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Midterms matter to Iranian regime

International | Increased GOP majority in the Senate may make mullahs rethink strategy
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/07/18, 12:42 pm

IRAN: Results of the U.S. midterm elections were watched most closely perhaps in Tehran, where U.S. President Donald Trump’s rollback on the nuclear deal and reinstatement of sanctions again stress the Islamic regime. Republicans emerging with a larger majority in the U.S. Senate—where foreign policy most readily may be challenged—force the ruling mullahs to rethink their strategy, reports Amir Taheri.

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