The leader of the secular opposition defeats the president's candidate with an even higher margin than the March administrative election. He obtained 54% of the votes, compared to 45% of former Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. Citizens in celebration invade streets and squares of the city. The most serious electoral defeat for the Sultan.
The Archdiocese of Seoul organised the event as part of the Day marking the outbreak of the Korean War. Card Yeom emphasised the importance of prayer, forgiveness and reconciliation, entrusting "this critical moment of our nation” to Mary, Queen of Peace.
The Russian deputy Sergej Gavrilov occupied the seat of the President of the Senate of Tbilisi. Russian airline flights and shipments from Georgia blocked. Commercial sanctions are also being studied. Gavrilov calls himself "a Stalinist who defends the principles of Orthodoxy throughout the world". Fighting NATO and "foreign instigators".
The North Korean leader has described the content of the message as "excellent" and "interesting". The White House: "There is a correspondence between the two". South Korea, working as a mediator between Washington and Pyongyang, expresses satisfaction with the new developments.
The former general secretary of the territory, under the British and under China, urges the head of the executive to take some steps to rebuild people's trust in political authorities and restore calm in Hong Kong.
On the solemnity of Corpus Christi, Pope Francis recalls the Mass and the Eucharistic procession in Casal Bertone, where he will visit in the afternoon. "From the logic of "every manfor himself" to that of "sharing". "Let us never become used to" the Eucharist, because "it is Jesus". A round of applause for the Spanish martyrs Maria Carmen Lacaba Andía and 13 sisters of the Franciscan Order of the Immaculate Conception.
The priest is a guest of honor at the International Wroclaw Yoga Day. Friend of Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta, he was a pupil of the master B.K.S. Iyengar for 46 years. His recovery method is widespread in 40 countries in North America, Europe and Asia. "Body, mind, soul: yoga is a celebration of life".
The Pope meets the youth who participated in the International Youth Forum, organized by the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life. Francis asks them to be "light in the night of so many peers who do not know Jesus". The theme of WYD in Lisbon 2022 has been chosen: "Mary arose and went quickly"
Nahdlatul Ulama and Muhammadiyah are the main Islamic organizations in the country. They are crucial to stem the tide of religious extremism. Fr. Franz Magnis-Suseno, philosopher and priest: "Thanks to them, we have tolerance, peace and stability".
The victims are 24 women and 6 children. Trapped inside they could not escape because doors and windows were walled up. The flames broke out when a worker was checking the operation of a product. Family members provide DNA to identify charred bodies.
The event was organized by the People's Peace Movement, composed of members of civil society who are "marchers for peace". Spokesman kidnapped (and released) two weeks ago: "We are not afraid of being attacked. We work among the Taliban to build bridges ”.
Hundreds of people marched through the streets of the capital, chanting slogans and songs. Event organised by local political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood. The Manama Conference and the "normalization" of relations with Israel are being targeted. The Jordanian government will participate to demand a political, non-economic solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Barham Salih handed the Chaldean primate the official invitation letter inviting the pontiff yesterday. The country is the "cradle of civilisation" and he "birthplace of Abraham, father of the faithful". The presence of Pope Francis will be a "milestone" in the healing process after jihadist violence. His words are a source of encouragement and comfort.
Rubylin Litao is a deaconess with the United Methodist Church and coordinator of Rise Up for Life and for Rights. Set up in November 2016, the advocacy group works with various religious denominations and associations to counter murders and seek justice. For her, "We have a duty to fight for the truth".
The refugees feel useless because they cannot work. Their life in camps, without proper sanitary facilities and drinking water, is a challenge.