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by Mathias Hariyadi

Jemaah Islamiah’s ideologue was the mind behind the Bali attack. Out of 202 dead, 88 were from Australia. For the latter, Baasyir must serve his entire sentence. President Joko Widodo orders an in-depth review of the decision.

| 22/01/2019
| INDONESIA

They are made of synthetic material. They will be worn today, on the anniversary of the arrival of the Swiss mercenaries, in 1506. Today the first video clip in the series "1506 - the Swiss Guard story" is published on "honor and service".

| 22/01/2019
| VATICAN
by Stefano Caprio

A concert held in St John Lateran in honor of the iconographer monk. The celebration during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The churches of the West have always been devoted to Russian saints. Russian Ambassador: A sign of good relations between the Russian Federation and the Holy See.

| 22/01/2019
| ITALY-RUSSIA-VATICAN

Ahmed al-Amari, dean of the Islamic University of Medina, died in hospital following cerebral hemorrhage. According to some sources, death is the result of a fatal injection during a torture session. Serious burns on the body of another activist, Yaser al-Ayyaf. No comment from Riyadh.

| 22/01/2019
| SAUDI ARABIA
by Nirmala Carvalho

The victim would have hanged himself because the priest urged her to marry him. Fr. Prakash Damor met the girl in the missionary school where she was studying. The local bishop: "We are close to the young girl's family, but Fr. Damor is a good person".

| 22/01/2019
| INDIA

Signatories claim that, former diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor worked to build bridges" between China and the world. Their arrest risks producing "less dialogue and greater mistrust" and slowing down every effort to "find common bases". The decision of China is "arbitrary". The US has demanded the extradition of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou. Canada critical of the United States: "Our citizens are paying the price".

| 22/01/2019
| CHINA-CANADA-USA

At least 36 young men and women from refugee families were preparing to join Pope Francis but visa problems and lack of funds are preventing them. Instead, meetings and moments of prayer will be held to show union with Pope Francis. The situation among refugees remains critical as limited resources cannot meet their many needs.

| 21/01/2019
| IRAQ – WYD PANAMA
by Melani Manel Perera

The mega project is financed by Beijing. The Chinese ambassador praised the investment, which created more than 4,000 jobs. However, the facility has had serious repercussions on the coastal environment and the marine ecosystem.

| 21/01/2019
| SRI LANKA

The abbot of Wat Rattananuparb Temple and his deputy die and two other monks were wounded in attack. Muslim leaders are worried about tensions between Buddhists and Muslims. Since 2004, about 7,000 civilians have died, including about 23 monks.

| 21/01/2019
| THAILAND
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