The mass killing, torture, and rape of Christians has led the two churches to overcome their differences after centuries of separation.
The National League for Democracy won a landslide election win last November. It now controls parliament and is preparing to pick the country's next president.
Arthur Patterson from California was extradited to stand trial for a murder in the Itaewon district of Seoul. He was 17 at the time and a US military dependent.
The two countries agreed that a UN resolution condemning North Korea's most recent nuclear test was necessary. But deep-rooted suspicions could stunt specific action.
The new law also extends the wait for refugees seeking to bring their families to Denmark. Human rights groups have condemned the law as inhumane.
The top US diplomat is in Southeast Asia before traveling to Beijing where he's expected to tell China there is more it can do to stop Kim Jong-un's nuclear program.
In a 14-part global series on labor trafficking, The Monitor investigated promising and innovative solutions to modern-day slavery. Here are six of them.
Analysts say President Xi Jinping’s regional tour, his first to the Middle East as president, is key to fulfilling China’s global economic and political ambitions.
A Chinese oil company has positioned a deepwater rig in an area of the South China Sea where tensions with Vietnam flared in 2014. China insists the area is under its control and not disputed.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said he is looking into whether any laws have been broken in the ongoing crisis involving lead-contaminated water.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station jumped into action on Friday, when Timothy Kopra reported a water leak in his helmet while performing maintenance outside the space station.
Maryland's Howard County will soon keep schools closed in observance of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
Mexican officials vehemently opposed extraditing Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to the United States after he was last arrested in 2014. But following his July escape, Mexico appears to be seriously considering turning him over to the US.
The videos show Chicago police fatally shooting the 17-year-old, but fail to provide a clear depiction of the sequence of events leading up to the teen's death.
In Thailand, the Issara Institute gives freed workers money, instead of services, and a chance to make their own choices again. Part 12 of a series on ending human trafficking.
Both governments say the move is necessary to manage the flow of refugees. But it threatens the EU's open-border policy.
Charaffe al Mouadan was part of the Islamic State terror cell in Paris that killed 130 people on Nov. 13.
Negotiators in Paris say it's essential to safeguard tropical forests in order to curb carbon emissions. Indonesia ranks among the top five emitters because of its errant forestry practices.
From satellite surveillance of illegal fishing boats to online sleuthing into recruitment practices, activists are finding new ways to fight back. Part 5 of a series on human trafficking.
Police and military vehicles are patrolling the streets, while the metro and schools remain closed.
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