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North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

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In its latest personal attack on a prominent official, North Korea has called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wild dog with a “hideous lantern jaw.”

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pope Francis message to China leader lost in space

Pope Francis waves as he boards a plane on his way to South Korea, at Rome's Fiumicino international airport on Aug. 13, 2014. China allowed Pope Francis to fly over China on his way to South Korea—a courtesy it did not extend to Pope John Paul II who was forced to fly around when he traveled to Seoul in 1989.  AP PHOTO/RICCARDO DE LUCA

When Pope Francis sent an unprecedented message to Chinese President Xi Jinping last week, it went missing—an apparent technical glitch laden with symbolism.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Two Koreas are ‘one family, one people’–Pope

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Pope Francis urged the divided Koreas to unite as “one family, one people” in a spirit of mutual forgiveness at a mass Monday that coincided with a South Korea-US military drill condemned by the North as a prelude to war.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Pope wraps up Asia trip with call for Korean peace

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Pope Francis is wrapping up his first visit to Asia with a Mass for peace and reconciliation in Seoul’s cathedral attended by the South Korean president and a handful of North Korean defectors.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

S. Korea, US start military drill despite North threats

Ulchi Freedom Guardian South Korea

South Korea and the United States on Monday launched an annual military drill, Seoul’s defense ministry said, despite condemnation by North Korea which has threatened a “merciless” retaliatory strike.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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