On 30 April, twin attacks in Kabul killed dozens of people. In the second one, the terrorist disguised himself as a reporter to blow himself up among the journalists who had arrived at the scene.
YJ-12B anti-ship cruise missiles can strike ships within 295 nautical miles. HQ-9B long-range surface-to-air missiles, drones and cruise missiles can hit within 160 nautical miles. For US Admiral, “China is now capable of controlling the South China Sea in all scenarios short of war with the United States”.
On May 12, 24 million Iraqis are called to vote. The lists are divided: five Shiite, six Kurdish and after years of boycott Sunnis also return to the vote, in part immediately.
"Transmitting faith is not proselytism, it is another thing, it is bigger still. It is not looking for people who support this soccer team, this club, this cultural centre; this is fine but proselytism is not for faith. Benedict XVI put it well: 'The Church grows not by proselytism but by attraction'. Faith is transmitted, but by attraction, that is by witness ".
The Christian Workers Fellowship organised a rally and a mass for 1 May. Christians of all denominations participated in the Eucharistic celebration, as did Buddhists and Hindus. Thousands of workers took to the streets to demand an eight-hour work day and decent wages.
MOON JAE-IN is an optimist with an eye for symbolism. When the South Korean president travelled to Berlin in July 2017 to outline his strategy for easing tensions on the Korean peninsula, he insisted on speaking in a place that was associated with German unity. Only two days earlier, Kim Jong Un, the North’s leader, had tested his first intercontinental ballistic missile. But Mr Moon made an impassioned case for peace, hoping the room where officials from East and West Germany had negotiated the unification of their countries in 1990 would convey his dream of a united Korea.
The plan that Mr Moon outlined in Germany was easy to dismiss as rosy-spectacled. It included inviting a North Korean delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, reviving reunions of separated families and possibly arranging a meeting between himself and Mr Kim. If that did not sound wishful enough, he also called on North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programmes. In the ten months since then, however, much...