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Understanding for Aung San Suu Kyi’s position vis-à-vis the Rohingya
Rex Tillerson and British former diplomat make positive comments. Military still casts their shadow over Suu Kyi’s administration. Criticizing her jeopardises the democratic transition. “[F]oreign countries made their assumption based on questionable facts they obtained," said ruling party spokesman Aung Shin.
The UN “will undertake the steps and measures necessary” to establish the Special Tribunal
UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon affirms in the wake of the resolution enforcing the judicial body. The army destroys the home of the Fatah al-Islam in Nahar al-Bared.
Agreement in principle for US troop withdrawal from Iraq
US forces should start pulling leave Iraqi cities in June 2009 and from the entire country in 2011, but only if “conditions on the ground” allow it. Today the Political Council for National Security will vet the proposal for approval.
Family to teach human and Christian values, says Card Antonelli
This is the underlying topic of the 6th World Family Meeting that will take place in Mexico City. Preparations for the event continue. Up to a million people are expected to come for the event but the Holy Father will not be present in person.
14/05/2009 SRI LANKA
Still more civilian deaths in Sri Lanka, as the UN flounders
A hospital in the no fire zone comes under rocket attacks: 50 dead. The United Nations Security Council meets for the first time over Sri Lanka: France and Great Britain want intervention, Russia and China hide behind the policy of non-interference. US president Obama raises his voice. Washington assures it is at work “in close contact with India”.
11/10/2017 14:52:00 INDIA
Catholic and Protestant Bishops: We forgive Hindu guru’s false allegations regarding Mother Teresa
Swami Paripoornananda Saraswathi had attacked Calcutta's Saint during a television show. The professor who has debated with him now receives death threats. "The offenses against Mother Teresa have hurt not only Catholics, but people of all religions who regard her as a Saint."
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