Today is the Day of Missionary Martyrs. “[I]n the course of 2018, throughout the world, numerous bishops, priests, nuns and lay faithful suffered violence, and 40 missionaries were killed, almost double compared to the previous year.”
Indonesia’s largest market is the United States, which in 2018 consumed almost half of its catch. Since 2014, tuna exports to the US have increased by 130 per cent. About 3.3 million people work in the industry. Transparency and a modern processing have made the country a point of reference.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, there were 15.23 million births in 2018, two million fewer than in the previous year. In 2029 the population will start to decline. In 2050 the employed will have to pay support 400 million people over the age of 60.
The pontiff sent a message to FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva on World Water Day, which is celebrated today. This year’s theme is ‘Leave no one behind’. The task to value and defend this good falls on the new generations together with all the inhabitants of the planet.
In 2013, foreign brands and unions signed an Accord on Fire and Building Safety. Workers now trust more the system to complain. However, women are still harassed, and workers are laid off arbitrarily or pressured to increase production.
South Korea’s Unification Ministry was given no explanations for the move. Twenty-five South Korean officials will remain at the office for the coming days. The regular inter-Korean meeting was not held following the failure of the Trump-Kim summit.
Francis received a delegation of parliamentarians from the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic, on the 1150th anniversary of the death of Saint Cyril. "Knowing how to live in diversity, through dialogue, sharing, building bridges and breaking down the barriers of mistrust and prejudice".
With a tweet, the US president states that "the time has come" to recognize Israel's "sovereignty" over the Golan Heights. A gift to Netanyahu ahead of the April 9 elections. Russia and Syria condemn "irresponsible" statement and "contempt" of law. Vicar of Jerusalem: "We respect" the position of the United Nations, we need "broad agreement".
UNICEF examined 16 countries, including Myanmar, Afghanistan and Yemen. Between 2014 and 2016, 85,000 children died from diarrhea compared to 31,000 children killed in violence. Iraq and Syria bucked the trend.
The pontiff performed the deed before a delegation of peace activists that presented him with the fire, kept in a small lamp. After the atomic explosion in 1945, Tatsuo Yamamoto brought back embers to Yame.
The decision to rename Astana was made by the interim president Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev. An online petition has exceeded 42 thousand signatures. The city has changed its name three times in less than 60 years.
The US Treasury yesterday announced punitive measures against two Chinese companies. Updated report on illegal trade practices in North Korea. In 2018, North Korean ports received at least 263 deliveries of refined oil. The limit imposed by the UN was exceeded by 7.5 times.
The explosion was similar to a magnitude 2.2 earthquake. Fire brought under control during the night. Many people have responded to an appeal to donate blood. Factories, houses, schools in the area have been destroyed. Three thousand people evacuated. In the past the exploded factory had received fines for pollution and mismanagement. Xi Jinping's message.
Prime Minister Mahdi visited the wounded in the hospital and paid tribute to the victims. The ferry was packed with tourists celebrating the Kurdish New Year. Over 200 people on board, well beyond the vessel capacity. At least 19 children and 61 women died. Local sources denounce an attempt by security forces to block journalists' reports.
The mines were placed in the Shiite sanctuary area of Karti Sakhi. Last year another attack killed 29 faithful in the same place of worship. President Ghani: "Afghanistan needs peace, more than oxygen".