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Hope for Andrew Brunson

International | Turkish newspaper says government authorities might release the jailed American pastor
by Charissa Crotts
Posted 7/10/18, 02:12 pm

American Pastor Andrew Brunson might be released from a Turkish prison after his July 18 hearing, according to a report in Hurriyet, a state-sanctioned daily news outlet.

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Kim Jong-Un hosts historic meeting with South Korea

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/05/18, 11:18 am

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in a historic meeting hosted a dinner for a senior South Korean delegation on Monday. The delegation is the first to meet with Kim since he assumed power six years ago. The 10-member team, which will remain in North Korea until Tuesday, will discuss denuclearization efforts and cooperation between the two countries, as well as between the North and the United States.

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India tests nuclear-capable ballistic missile

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/18/18, 11:05 am

India test-fired a long-range, nuclear-capable missile Thursday from an island in the Bay of Bengal. The test, the fifth of its kind, “further strengthens our credible deterrence,” the Indian Defense Ministry said in a statement. The country has been developing its nuclear and missile systems in recent years to respond to perceived threats from China. Tension flared last year between the two neighbors over a disputed section of their border in the Himalayas. Already, India can strike at any target inside neighboring Pakistan, its archrival.

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