On Wednesday of June 17, President Trump extended existing U.S. sanctions on North Korea for another year. North Korea and South Korea were experiencing tensions when North Korea blew up the inter-Kor… Churches reopened for the first time after the corona outbreak on Sunday of May 24 but several other churches waited out another week to reopen. A couple attempting to flee North Korea with their teenage nephew to South Korea has been executed by North Korean authorities. A source in North Korea who requested to stay anonymous shared, "They we… A line from the South Korean drama 'Crash Landing on You' is becoming a part of everyday speech. "Since late last year, it's become popular for people to ask each other, 'You think you're the general … Police tried to force Pastor Ma to stop preaching and spreading the gospel.
After two years, six months, and nine days of absence, Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim returned to the pulpit of Light Presbyterian Church in Toronto during its Sunday service on August 13, and greeted the congregants. Lim then expressed gratitude toward Christians all over the world who had prayed fervently for… A Korean Canadian pastor who had been detained in North Korea for two and a half years was released on Wednesday over health reasons, a North Korean news agency reported. Jordanian lawmakers in the lower house of Parliament voted on Tuesday, August 1, to repeal Article 308 of the Penal Code, no longer allowing sexual assault perpetrators to evade punishment for their actions by marrying their victims. A humanitarian organization has set out to raise funds in hopes to rebuild a predominantly Christian town in Iraq that has been destroyed by ISIS. What began with an email requesting medical and dental help has grown into a regular effort by a group of friends from multiple churches to serve the Yazidi refugee population in northern Iraq. Amid the instability and violence that have occurred in the region over the course of more than ten years, eight churches in Baghdad have closed their doors for good, according to a human rights organization focusing on persecuted Christians. Seven Christians were killed in Kenya earlier this month by militants from the extremist group al-Shabaab, according to a persecution watchdog group’s report on Monday. While for many years, human rights advocates and defectors from North Korea have decried a lack of concrete data on the abuses perpetrated by the regime, a recent report published on July 19 presented some findings that the group hopes will help further efforts to keep the North Korean government ac… Hundreds gathered in Toronto in late June for one of the largest prayer meetings held on behalf of Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim, the Korean Canadian pastor who is currently detained in North Korea. While the Iraqi government celebrated as its Prime Minister officially declared victory over ISIS in Mosul on Monday, many humanitarian groups expressed concern that much still remains to be done in addressing the war crimes and displacement that occurred.