In a country shaken by the winds of extremism, 200 representatives of different groups and faiths celebrated together International Day of Peace. Activists fight the dominant “culture of hatred” by raising awareness.
At the general audience, Francis retraces the stages of the trip to Budapest and Slovakia, "a pilgrimage of prayer, a pilgrimage to the roots, a pilgrimage of hope." Roots "not as museum exhibits, not ideologized and instrumentalized for interests of prestige and power, to consolidate a closed identity. No." "Violence against women is an open sore. It’s everywhere."
Serdar, son of President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, has reached the age to succeed his father. The Turkmen satrap could rule from behind the scenes like Nazarbayev in Kazakhstan. Internal security strengthened after the return to power of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
China had also sent 13 million vaccines to the military junta. Given the inefficiency of the military, in order to prevent contagions from spreading to Chinese territory, Beijing is directly helping the ethnic armed formations that control the borders.
The death of activist Nizar Banat and last May's 11 day war in Gaza weigh on popularity. Consensus for Hamas grows: 45% of citizens feel represented by the extremist movement, only 19% by Fatah. Khalil Shikaki: the "worst poll" since the leader came to power.
Former French Defence Minister Alain Richard will lead a delegation despite an attempt by the Chinese embassy in Paris to block the trip. Meanwhile, China’s “intimidation” against European governments continues as evince by the Lithuania case. The EU Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific also stems from an interest in Taiwanese microchips.
Brainchild of the Diocese of Sindhudurg, the facility will care for the children following their mental, emotional and social development. For Archbishop Barreto, the children “must not suffer because of the situation of their parents”. They must have a “safe haven”.
A member of the Paris Foreign Mission Society, which he led as superior general, the French missionary spent years during the Vietnam War helping refugees fleeing the Vietcong. Forced to leave the country in 1975, he continued helping Vietnamese Catholics from France. In 2010, at the request of Vietnamese bishops, he was able to return to live in Huế.
India seized the cargo at the port of Mundra in Gujarat. The drug was being imported as talcum powder. In 2020 Afghanistan’s poppy growing area increased by 37 per cent. As India boosted land border controls, smugglers shifted to sea routes.
With 85 votes in favour and 15 against, MPs have given the green light to the new executive. Criticism from Lebanese Forces and some independents. The Hezbollah quandry and the barons who have held on to power for decades cast shadows over change. The goal of elections for May 8.
The police brought down an online house of cards. Thousands of people did not receive the products they bought. One retailer lost his business and more.
Government spokesperson announces re-opening without specifying when the two-month pilot project will begin. Schools in the Philippines have been closed for a year and a half. Covid-19 cases have been steadily increasing since July.
The president's United Russia is in decline, but has managed to retain a constitutional majority in the Duma. Rise of the Communists, helped by the useful vote of the navalnists. Oppositions: online vote rigged. Claims of fraud through "Lukashenko method" in the provinces. Putin's civic list may create problems for the Tsar.
Meetings scheduled on the sidelines of the General Assembly that opens today in New York. But face-to-face meeting between ministers from Iran and the United States "not on the agenda". The goal is to get the negotiations "back on track" by "taking advantage" of this week. Every day that passes "takes away space for diplomacy."
The revenue department in a local district sent a letter the members of the clergy of the Shalom Mission Church asking them to present personal documents and certify that their conversion did not take place by force. For Auxiliary Bishop Paul Muniya, “conversion takes place in the mind and the heart; we do not force anyone to become a Christian.”