Myanmar resistance forces report data. Burmese military apologises to Thailand after incursion into airspace. Meanwhile, the number of refugees rises and arrests of Burmese migrants crossing the border through traffickers continue.
AsiaNews source: "Difficult" to establish the "matrix" of the attack, but it represents a sign of "intolerance"; important to catch those responsible. The cemetery vandalised on the feast of Saint Peter and Paul, Assyrian tombs over a thousand years old damaged. Bones of the dead and sacred objects thrown outside, the local community express grief and despair.
They are among the many conscripted from Russia's remotest provinces to fight against Kiev. At home they are seen as gods, incapable of doing bad deeds. Enlistment is their only employment opportunity. Orthodox in Buryatia see "mystical signs" of Russian victory against all enemies.
For the archbishop of Colombo, the president's family “considers their political power more important than the wellbeing of the people”. Even the Buddhist Maha Sangha calls for an all-party government to lead the country out of the crisis.
For the first time, a government official has openly attacked the pro-Iranian party over its three unarmed drone operation towards Karish, a gas field disputed with Israel. Meanwhile, the US continues to mediate talks to trace maritime borders between the two countries.
The decision by the Rajapaksa administration to opt for organic farming without proper planning is one of the causes of Sri Lanka’s current economic crisis. India is providing a US$ 40 million loan to develop a port in northern Sri Lanka by the end of the year.