» 07/10/2017, 19.11
EUROPE – ISLAM
Muslim march against Islamic terrorism: Paris, Berlin, and Brussels today
Participants left the Champs-Elysées on Saturday and will be on the road until 14 July travelling to cities hit by terrorism. At each venue, they will hold a moment of prayer with Jews and Christians in memory of the victims. “Not in our name,” said a Lisbon imam. For Imam Drouiche, Muslims must respect Western values, which are also taught by “spiritual” Islam.
26/05/2017 16:40:00 EGYPT
Terrorists kill dozens in an attack targeting Christians
According to Fr Greiche, a spokesman for the Egyptian Catholic Church, militants want to "purify Egypt and the Middle East of the Christian presence." The attack on the eve of Ramadan is the "the worst advertisement". It is a sad moment for Egypt and “Muslims who want to live peace". Tonight, prayers and services will be held in memory of the victims.
Bangladeshi Premier to keep Islam as state religion
Sheikh Hasina wants to keep the 2007 amendment to the original secular constitution, deemed illegal by the Supreme Court. The Islamic parties most concerned about a return to the Charter of 1972, which bans parties based on religion.
For Catholic Church, the Egyptian people is united in the fight against Jihadist terrorism
For Fr Rafic Greiche, “Rather than fear, what dominates is a feeling of anger” over the state prosecutor’s assassination and the Sinai attack. At least 100 people die in the latter. For the spokesman of the Catholic Church, the prosecutor's death was obviously caused by police letting their guard down. For him external forces are trying to bring "instability" to the country.
Cardinal Bertone meets diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See
The newly-appointed Secretary of State calls on diplomats to work together to defend human dignity, religious freedom and peace.
01/03/2018 14:18:00 CHINA
By order of Xi Jinping, powerful businessman Ye Jianming is arrested
At 40, Ye had become a star of the economic world. In 2017 his conglomerate, Cefc, made 43.7 billion US dollars. But there are suspicions of fraud. Ties with members of the Party and the army to receive gigantic loans from the State Banks. Cefc shares collapse on the stock market.
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