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GREAT BRITAIN – ISLAM
Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Sikh leaders condemn 'Islamophobic' Finsbury Park attack
Prime Minister Theresa May spoke of a "terrorist attack" and "Islamophobia" pledging zero tolerance against extremist speeches even online. Muslim communities demand more security ahead of Eid celebrations at the end of this week. Anglican Primate Justin Welby, Card Vincent Nichols, Britain's Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and the Sikh Federation Chair Bhai Amrik Singh express solidarity with Muslims and call on people not to feed hatred.
17/04/2008 VATICAN – UNITED STATES
The world needs people bearing witness and Catholic culture, says Pope
In his first public Mass in the United States Benedict XVI speaks about the “pain” caused to the Church by pedophile priests. With President Bush yesterday he jointly expressed concern for the Middle East, especially Iraq and Lebanon, and hope for an end to the Israel-Palestinian conflict with a two-state solution. The Vatican also refers to the need to respect human rights in the fight against terrorism.
25/04/2014 KOREA - UNITED STATES
Obama in Seoul: North Korea is the most dangerous threat to the Asia-Pacific region
US leader arrives in South Korea as part of a four-nation visit to the continent. "The US and South Korea stand shoulder to shoulder," he said, whilst Pyongyang's provocations would only lead to its further isolation. "I am a father of two daughters," he added with regards to the victims of the country's recent ferry disaster. "I can only imagine what those parents are going through".
01/12/2012 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
In Dubai, the largest mall in the world
The "Mall of the World" can accommodate up to 80 million visitors. Next to it will rise a park larger than Hyde Park of London. The emirate already tops the rankings for the most impressive shopping malls and hotels. Meanwhile, the tourism sector is growing by 13% per year and hotel revenues by 22%.
Church condemns Karachi bomb blast and joins Muslims for peace
Archbishop of Karachi Evaristo Pinto tells AsiaNews that "our sympathies go to those who have lost their dear ones and are in mourning. Our people are with them to bring about reconciliation, harmony and unity".
10/05/2017 09:01:00 KOREA
Moon Jae-in is the 19th president of South Korea
The Democratic candidate won 41.1% of the votes. Promises the end of the "imperial" style of the presidency. The challenges of unemployment and economic growth. A policy of détente with North Korea. Greetings from the United States, Japan, China.
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