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Militants Kill S. Korean Man Held in Iraq

The body of a South Korean hostage beheaded by militants in Iraq is found, a day after the deadline set by his captors for South Korea to cancel a plan to send 3,000 troops to Iraq. The U.S. military says troops found 33-year-old Kim Sun-il's beheaded body Tuesday evening, west of Baghdad. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Emily Harris.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.
As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.