By Andrés González, Angus Berwick and Carlos Ruano BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spanish police shot dead five would-be attackers after confronting them early on Friday in a town south of Barcelona where hours earlier a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds, killing 13 people and wounding scores of others. Islamic State said the perpetrators […]
A Canadian delegation traveled to North Korea this week to discuss a Canadian pastor imprisoned there for alleged anti-state activities
Hyeon Soo Lim, a South Korean-born Canadian citizen in his 60s, was sentenced to life in prison in 2015 on charges of trying to use religion to destroy the North Korean system.
Canadian prime minister’s office confirmed the visit of a delegation and said the government considered Lim’s health of “utmost importance.”
Lim pastored the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto.
His supporters have said he was on a humanitarian mission to North Korea when he was detained.
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