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09/06/2014
Card Zen on 84 hour march for democracy referendum in Hong Kong
The Referendum (unofficial) will be held on 20-22 June. Catholic groups will accompany Card. Zen. March made even more difficult by soaring seasonal temperatures. Support of Card. Tong. Zhou Nan, former Xinhua director, calls for Chinese military intervention to prevent Occupy Central proclaiming the territory’s independence.
05/06/2014
Catholic Church spokesman calls on Sisi to ensure safety, economy and democracy
According to Fr Rafiq Greiche, the day after the inauguration, the new Egyptian president has to address three key challenges if he wants to put Egypt back on its feet. "He must show people that he wants to walk the walk of democracy. This way he will give confidence to the country and ensure that it gets back to work." Christian leaders send their greetings to the former general.
04/06/2014
Phnom Penh is celebrating the return of three precious ancient statues
Dated to the 10th century they were looted in the '70s, at the time of the Civil War. They belong to the temple of Koh Ker, just off the famous Angkor Wat complex. The cultural heritage of the Cambodian people, for over 40 years they were in the hands of collectors and museums in the West. Deputy premier: "They have come home".


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