Must Reads: Colombian rebels, a salamander and evangelical TV

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From evangelical broadcasters in Israel to a salamander seen as a metaphor for the Mexican soul, here are five stories you shouldn’t miss from this last week in global news:

Daystar, TBN ready for Messiah in Jerusalem

In Colombia, optimism about FARC peace talks

Kurdish autonomy in Syria troubling for rebels, Turkey


In Mexico, the ajolote‘s fate lies in troubled waters

In India, trained priests from lower caste still awaiting jobs

-- Emily Alpert in Los Angeles

Photo: Trinity Broadcasting Network co-founder Paul Crouch, center, his son, Matt Crouch, right, and Singapore evangelist Joseph Prince tape a prayer broadcast on the terrace of TBN’s new Jerusalem studio. Credit: Edmund Sanders / Los Angeles Times