In his first meeting in Panama, Francis said that the presence of so many young people who came to celebrate World Youth Day will make Panama a place of hope and commitment to a more humane world. Politicians should lead a “life consonant with the dignity and authority that they possess and that has been entrusted to them”.
Members of the youth wing of the Shiv Sena attacked the Holy Cross High School for girls in Kolhapur, vandalising classes and offices in front of pupils and teachers. The police arrested two people, whilst the school was closed. For John Dayal, the incident is part of “the run up to the general elections”.
He replaces Muhammad V, the sultan of Kelantan who abdicated on 6 January. Malaysia is a constitutional monarchy, in which the sovereign plays a largely ceremonial function. The throne passes on a five-year rotational basis between the rulers of the country's nine states headed by Islamic royalty.
The number of trips is expected to increase by 0.6 per cent. Lunar New Year sees the biggest mass exodus in the world. This year, facial recognition technology will be in place for the first time.
The shipment of 200,000 doses of anti-flu drug has been held up. Since last September, US humanitarian workers are not allowed to treat North Korean patients. For Fr Gerard Hammond, "The situation is sad and disappointing.” The missionary now has hopes for the second Kim-Trump summit.
Yang, a former Chinese diplomat, is a dual Chinese-Australian national. For China he represents a national security risk. Canberra urged China to handle the matter "transparently and fairly".
The results of an investigation shows for the first time proven links between extreme phenomena and mass displacements. Data on asylum applications were analyzed in 157 countries between 2006 and 2015. The correlation in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Tunisia is particularly evident. It is necessary to help people to mitigate and manage the effects of changes.
The country is suffering the most serious political and institutional crisis in recent history. The opposition leader proclaims himself interim president with US support. Maduro speaks of "American coup". Russia also sympathizes with Caracas: "international law and sovereignty" ignored.
The news was released today by the Supreme Court. The judges responsible for assessing the petition are the same as those who considered the Christian woman "innocent". Asia is located in Islamabad, in a place of maximum security.
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama granted early release of three months and 15 days. On May 9, 2017, he was sentenced to two years in prison at the end of a controversial trial. For the moment "will avoid public exposure".
In a meeting on religious freedom in China in the Brussels office of the European Parliament, the testimonies of Protestant Christians, Uighurs, Catholics. The voices of Tibetan Buddhists, Taoists and sects. The intervention offered by the editor of AsiaNews.