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‘Sinicizing’ religion

A sweeping campaign against house churches in China is sending leaders to prison and forcing many faithful Christians underground


Nuclear bond

North Korean defectors say joining together national security negotiations and humanitarian concerns is the key to unraveling Kim Jong Un’s abusive regime

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Georgia on my mind

A Southern state’s April travails and triumphs signal a stormy start to spring

People who lost their home in Cyclone Idai sleep on a street in Buzi, Mozambique.

Surviving the flood

In Southeast Africa, a massive cyclone strike is testing the resilience of local communities and the ability of aid groups to avert a long-term crisis


Mountain movers

Medellín, Colombia, once the murder capital of the world, now bustles with better activity