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07/02/2015 JAPAN-CHINA
Diaoyu-Senkaku: Tokyo doubles ships around disputed islands
Six new Japanese coast guard vessels have reached the islands. Last week, two ships of the Chinese coast guards arrived in the area claiming it as "inherent territory of China." Economic relations and nationalism of both countries.
Tokyo (AsiaNews / Agencies) - Japan has decided to double the number of vessels in the waters of islands disputed with China in the East China Sea. The islands, called Diaoyu by China and Senkaku by the Japanese, have for years...

07/01/2015 BANGLADESH
Mgr Rozario tells Bangladesh’s Catholic physicians to care for patients’ spiritual needs
by Sumon Corraya
Each year, the Catholic Church organises training workshops for health workers. Catholic clinics have high professional standards but cannot meet the demand for their services. For the bishop of Rajshahi, "Physicians must be honest." The country has some 70 Catholic health facilities, a hundred physicians and a thousand nurses.
06/30/2015 SOUTH KOREA
As S Korea marks three days without new infections, the latest fatality brings the death toll to 33
According to Health Minister figures, 182 people have been infected, with 2,600 people under quarantine. As of today, 13 patients remain in critical condition. Cautiously optimistic, the authorities continue to monitor the situation.
06/30/2015 SRI LANKA
For Buddhist environmentalist, ‘Laudato si’’ gives hope for our common home
by Melani Manel Perera
The Encyclical on environmental protection should inspire all new political projects. The planet’s development must go hand in hand with curbing unbridled economic development. By the end of the century, there will be 250 million "climate refugees". The race for profit, political pressure, and corruption also touches Sri Lankan society.
06/30/2015 SAUDI ARABIA
Saudis hotels want women chefs
But the Ministry of Labour says it is only possible if women are not obliged to constantly meet men and therefore have separate working areas, with different entrances and toilets.

06/30/2015 VIETNAM
Historic Vietnam-USA summit to address Beijing threat in the South China Sea
by Thanh Thuy
In early July, for the first time in history, the Secretary General of the Vietnamese Communist Party will make an official visit to the United States. Response to Beijing provocations in South China Sea on agenda.
06/29/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Rome’s "affection and gratitude" for witness of Peter and Paul
At the Angelus Pope Francis remembers the mission of the Church of Rome, that preserves the legacy of Peter and Paul: faith and charity. The " Romans centuries long devotion to the Virgin, especially invoked as Salus Populi Romani". The bond of communion of metropolitan archbishops with "the See of Peter" and "brotherly ties" with the Sister Church of Constantinople. The announcement of the trip to Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay 5 to 12 July.
06/29/2015 CHINA
Signing ceremony launches Asia’s newest investment bank with China holding a 30 per cent stake
The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will start operating before the end of the year. China will have no right of veto. It is set to rival with the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, and with the US and Japan, which have not joined the new financial institution.
06/29/2015 VATICAN
Pope to new metropolitan archbishops: The Church wants men of faith, prayer, witness
On the Feasts of St. Peter and Paul, Pope Francis blesses the pallium for 46 metropolitan archbishops appointed this year. These include six Asian archbishops. The pallium will be imposed by the nuncios in the countries of origin. Orthodox delegation sent by Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople also present. The apostles and the first Christian communities with “courage carried forward the work of evangelisation, free of fear of death and martyrdom, within the social context of a pagan empire”. “Many forces in the course of history have tried, and still do, to destroy the Church, from without as well as within, but they themselves are destroyed and the Church remains alive and fruitful". " the Church does not belong to Popes, bishops, priests, nor the lay faithful; the Church in every moment belongs solely to Christ." " A Church or a Christian who does not give witness is sterile; like a dead person who thinks they are alive; like a dried up tree that produces no fruit; an empty well that offers no water! The Church has overcome evil thanks to the courageous, concrete and humble witness of her children".
06/28/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Believe that Jesus can heal us and awaken us from death?
At the Angelus in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis speaks of today's Gospel - of healing and resurrection - that "have a single center: the faith." A "tarnished or uncertain" faith tends to confuse "resurrection with reincarnation." "Faith ... promotes life in every situation."
06/27/2015 ISLAM - MIDDLE EAST
Al Azhar and Vatican against terrorism. The ambiguity of the international community
by Bernardo Cervellera
The influential Sunni university denounces " heinous" violence of the Islamic state and demands the world defeat this group “through every possible means". Vatican: terrorism is a threat to all humanity. France claims to fight terrorism, but then sells weapons, aircraft, helicopter gunships to Saudi Arabia, which supports Islamic fundamentalism. Kuwait tolerates Salafis who support the Nusra Front and the Islamic state. Turkey against the Kurds; the United States against Iran, Russia and China.
06/27/2015 PAKISTAN
Church to the fore in aiding victims of Pakistan’s deadly heatwave
by Kamran Chaudhry
The largest supplier of electricity in the city of Karachi continues to suffer blackouts. The temperatures are the highest in the last 15 years and have resulted in 1,000 deaths. The workers' protest. Caritas Pakistan is organizing the distribution of bottled water and deploys doctors. Catholic churches use private resources to provide energy in parishes.
06/27/2015 TUNISIA - ISLAM
Tunis, stop terrorism by closing fundamentalist mosques
President Essebsi believes unified and global strategy needed to counter terrorism. The attack in Sousse almost simultaneous with those in France, Kuwait, Somalia. Islamic State claims responsibility.
06/26/2015 VATICAN – PALESTINE
Holy See and the State of Palestine sign comprehensive agreement, a “hasty step” according to Israel
Vatican Secretary for Relations with States Mgr Richard Gallagher and Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki led the signing ceremony. Under the agreement, the legal status of the Catholic Church, freedom of conscience and freedom of religion are guaranteed. The deal is an important signal for a region touched by “extremism, barbaric violence, and ignorance”. Israel’s Foreign Minister criticises the agreement. However, the Fundamental Agreement between the Holy See and Israel has been stalled for 22 years.
06/26/2015 SRI LANKA
For Catholic brother, Laudato si’ can help stop Colombo’s new port project
by Melani Manel Perera
For Brother Rehan Derrick, the encyclical underlies situations similar to what is going on in Sri Lanka. The country needs to meet Poe Francis’ challenge, uniting environmental and social approaches.

Altri articoli
06/26/2015 TUNISIA - ISLAM
Four policemen fired for being too "zealous" in Ramadan
06/25/2015 NEPAL
"Nepal is not alone" as donor countries meet after the earthquake by Christopher Sharma
06/25/2015 INDIA
Caritas India under watch but not yet requiring “prior approval”
06/25/2015 CHINA
China seizes more than 100,000 tonnes of bad meat, some of it more than 40 years old
06/24/2015 INDIA
Mumbai methanol poisoner arrested, over 100 deaths
06/23/2015 VIETNAM
Pope's "Laudato Sì" convinces Vietnam’s non-Catholics by Thanh Thuy
06/23/2015 PAKISTAN
Pope Francis' encyclical to combat Pakistan’s water shortage by Kamran Chaudhry
06/23/2015 ISRAEL – PALESTINE – UN
UN says both Israel and Hamas committed ‘war crimes’ in the 2014 Gaza War by Joshua Lapide
06/23/2015 SRI LANKA
For Sri Lankan fisher activist, Francis’ green encyclical is revolutionary by Melani Manel Perera
06/23/2015 CHINA
Beijing, industrial production falls for a fourth consecutive month
06/22/2015 BANGLADESH
For Bangladeshi Catholics and environmentalists, ‘Laudato si’ should inspire the government by Sumon Corraya
06/22/2015 INDIA
Indian Baha'i leader joins Pope Francis in defending the earth’s environment
06/22/2015 NEPAL
More spoiled food: Nepal threatens sanctions on World Food Program by Christopher Sharma
06/21/2015 VATICAN – ITALY
Pope in Turin tells young people to be chaste in love, go against the flow and not retire at 20
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ISLAM - MIDDLE EAST
Al Azhar and Vatican against terrorism. The ambiguity of the international community
by Bernardo CervelleraThe influential Sunni university denounces " heinous" violence of the Islamic state and demands the world defeat this group “through every possible means". Vatican: terrorism is a threat to all humanity. France claims to fight terrorism, but then sells weapons, aircraft, helicopter gunships to Saudi Arabia, which supports Islamic fundamentalism. Kuwait tolerates Salafis who support the Nusra Front and the Islamic state. Turkey against the Kurds; the United States against Iran, Russia and China.
TUNISIA - ISLAM
Tunis, stop terrorism by closing fundamentalist mosquesPresident Essebsi believes unified and global strategy needed to counter terrorism. The attack in Sousse almost simultaneous with those in France, Kuwait, Somalia. Islamic State claims responsibility.
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06/27/2015 INDONESIA - ISLAM
Bowing to ulema, Constitutional Court approves "forced" marriages with minors
by Mathias Hariyadi
06/25/2015 INDONESIA - ISLAM
Aceh: nine sentenced to flogging for selling food during Ramadan
by Mathias Hariyadi
06/27/2015 ISLAM - MIDDLE EAST
Al Azhar and Vatican against terrorism. The ambiguity of the international community
by Bernardo Cervellera
06/26/2015 SYRIA – TURKEY
After IS attacks Kobane, Kurds slam Turkey for allowing Jihadis through border
06/26/2015 VATICAN – PALESTINE
Holy See and the State of Palestine sign comprehensive agreement, a “hasty step” according to Israel
06/27/2015 VATICAN-ORTHODOX
Pope: Increase opportunities for meetings and collaboration between the Churches of Rome and Constantinople
06/25/2015 INDIA
Chhattisgarh, Pentecostal pastor jailed on false charges
by Nirmala Carvalho
06/27/2015 TUNISIA - ISLAM
Tunis, stop terrorism by closing fundamentalist mosques
06/30/2015 LEBANON – MIDDLE EAST
The ecumenism of blood and Orthodox divisions
by Fady Noun
06/25/2015 CAMBODIA – VATICAN
Cambodia’s 35 martyrs to be blessed through Pope Francis’ love

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