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Every tribe and tongue

Asia | Christianity has transformed many minority Hmong communities in Vietnam, and now the Hmong are spreading the Word
by June Cheng
Posted 10/11/18, 02:09 pm

In a residential neighborhood in Hanoi, Vietnam, church leaders of the Dao ethnic group gather in a newly built classroom to learn about Christian leadership.

Afterward they stream downstairs to a communal kitchen where attendees of a women’s training program are eating lunch, the room filled with sounds of Vietnamese and the Dao’s local dialect.

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U.S. Navy Photo

China’s coming

Asia | A new ‘red scare’ finds a new generation ... not scared
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/10/18, 10:08 am

The South China Sea is more than 7,000 miles from San Diego, yet it became the sight of a showdown between China and the United States on Sept. 30, as the USS Decatur nearly collided with a Chinese destroyer bent on blocking its path. The Chinese ship came within 45 yards of the U.S. vessel and its 356 crew members in a breathtaking—and deliberate—close call.

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Associated Press/Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service

Pompeo, Kim say denuclearization back on track

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/08/18, 11:10 am

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said he made “significant progress” in talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over denuclearization efforts. The two officials met on Sunday in Pyongyang, North Korea, and attended a luncheon Kim hosted at a state guesthouse. Pompeo said they agreed to start planning the details of denuclearization, to allow international inspectors at one of the North’s major nuclear sites, and to finalize soon the location and date for Kim’s next summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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