The summer monsoon is coming to the district and could bring up to 2.5 metres of rain in three months. The first victim is an 8-year-old girl. Refugees try to reinforce their homes but building in brick and mortar is not allowed since the Rohingya are seen as temporary refugees.
The World Mission Society Church of God is a Christian-inspired religious movement with 600 followers in Vietnam. The Vietnamese government has accused its leaders of brainwashing its members and micromanaging their lives. The crackdown has set off alarm bells about possible actions by the authorities against other religions and their assets.
About 130 inmates suspected or convicted of terrorism are held at the Mako Brimob detention centre. Some reports indicate they are linked to Amman Abdurrahman, leader of the Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) terrorist group. Former Jakarta governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama is held at the safe facility and is safe.
Armenia’s parliament yesterday voted 59 to 42 to appoint Pashinyan as prime minister, sparking celebrations in the streets among the latter’s supporters. Pashinyan reassured lawmakers and Moscow that ties with Russia remain a priority. Putin welcomed the new Armenian prime minister, expressing hope that "friendly” relations between the two countries will continue.
Lola, a lively child with Down syndrome, has been helped by the Community Based Rehabilitation programme of Caritas in collaboration with local NGOs and the Tajik government. The programme entails training parents and staff and removing the stigma of disability.
"If our parents have given us life on earth, the Church has regenerated us to eternal life in Baptism. We have become children in His Son Jesus ". "The Christian vocation is all this: living united to Christ in the holy Church, participating in the same consecration to carry out the same mission, in this world, bearing fruits that last forever".
The Iranian leader accuses Washington of not respecting the deal and seeks agreement with the EU, Russia and China. But it appears weakened on the internal front. Israel and Arab nations applaud and support the White House decision. Criticism from Turkey, which fears new conflicts. Bolton threatens European companies: stop trading with Tehran.
All 222 parliamentarians and 505 officials of the various state assemblies are elected. Both the ruling coalition, the Barisan Nasional (BN), and the opposition coalition, the Pakatan Harapan (Ph), are confident of obtaining the 112 parliamentary seats to form a majority. The Islamists of the Islamic Part-Malaysia (Pas) are aiming to tip the scales.
The Syrian defence system intercepted and shot down two Israeli missiles. Government sources speak of two victims among civilians. Activists register nine deaths among pro-government forces. Among them fighters sent from Iran. The level of tension on the Golan Heights climbs.
Seoul: North Korea will free them today, a sign of "good will". The American visit follows Kim's second trip to China and prepares for the meeting with Trump. The Seoul-Tokyo-Beijing meeting in Japan is under way: peace and commercial cooperation.