Duterte admits the situation is out of control. Some 1,600 died between January and May, including 49 police officers. Another 144 were wounded. For Colonel. Banac, deaths were “due to suspects putting up armed resistance to operatives.”
For Palestinian scholar and politician Bernard Sabella, "a comprehensive political solution" is needed with no one excluded. Israeli rabbi sees plan failing to go to the heart of the problem: human rights and the recognition of Palestinian needs. Catholic leader notes in Israel all the attention is "on the elections".
The parents of the little (healthy) girl are patients of the Swarga Dwar, in Taloja, a dispensary created by the PIME missionaries. The place welcomes those who have been "rejected by society". Ruthika is the fruit of the "desire for life of these people, whom society rob of dignity and hope".
Activists, Catholics and lawyers complain about the failure to enforce a Supreme Court ruling that was supposed to lay the foundations for everyone’s right to profess their religion in freedom.
Japan’s Education Ministry inspected Tokyo University and Graduate School of Social Welfare campuses. Of the missing students, 1,113 were non-regular research students. Many students could not extend their visas due to too much part-time work. The University says “We were betrayed by students who we rescued.”
On 25 and 26 June, the Manama Conference will be held, where the United States will present its Middle East peace plan. The Palestinians are absent, boycotting an event that has seen them relegated to the margins. Perplexity of many observers in the face of an economic rather than a political project. Behind which there would be the idea of an axis reinforced in an anti-Iranian key.
This is the first time since 2010 that South Korea sends rice to the North. The government hopes to deliver the aid by the end of September for US $ 107.9 million. Thanks to assistance from abroad, the price of rice drops to benefit all North Koreans.
In Tamil Nadu proselytizing activity is not illegal. Christians charged with "disturbing public peace". The passengers were annoyed by their insistent way of proclaiming the Gospel.
The agenda of the two-day visit remains secret. Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un will visit the Tower of Sino-Korean friendship, a monument celebrating the 600,000 Chinese soldiers who died during the Korean War. Denuclearization, peace with Seoul and relations with the United States at the center of talks between the two leaders. The video of Xi's arrival in the Korean capital.
Team of experts publish findings of "credible clues" that lead to the highest spheres in Riyadh. It was a "deliberate and premeditated execution". Saudi minister speaks of "false accusations" and threatens legal action. For Ankara it confirms what emerged from the internal investigations. The US is asking for further investigations, but they defend the crown prince.