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North Korea surprises Asia with missile launch toward Japan

(Reuters) North Korea launched what appeared to be an intermediate-range missile on Wednesday to a high altitude in the direction of Japan before it plunged into the sea, military officials said, a technological advance for the isolated state after several test failures. The launch came about two hours after a similar test failed, South Korea’s military said, and covered 400 …

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Finding refuge in Central Asia, North Africa

In two major global cities, Jason Duesing of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary sees "pockets of light and safety" for people needing refuge. "For every act of terror in the world today, there are multiplied a thousand times over acts of sacrificial service and Gospel proclamation," Midwestern’s provost writes.

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Trump questions NATO, Asia nuclear weapons ahead of Washington summit

U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Sunday doubled down on his criticism of NATO, a cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy for decades, and called for the alliance’s overhaul days before world leaders convene in Washington. President Barack Obama will host the Nuclear Security Summit on Thursday and Friday with 56 delegations in attendance. While preventing nuclear terrorism will headline …

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