THE SOUTH KOREAN government paroled 470 prisoners including 76 juveniles Monday in a special pardon marking Christmas . . . UNIDENTIFIED GUNMEN in Beirut, Lebanon, late Sunday shot dead an official of the conservative Christian Phalange Party in a second such incident in less than a week, dealing another blow to a month-old government plan to restore law and order in unified Beirut, police said . . . FOURTEEN GOVERNMENT soldiers and three civilian women were killed Monday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, when Tamil rebels detonated a land mine beneath a military truck that was taking sick troops for treatment at a hospital in the eastern part of the country.