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In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence

In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence

The Pope arrived is in Egypt on a trip created to forge Muslim-Christian brotherhood and show solidarity with the country's persecuted Coptic Christian minority. The pope was greeted at the stadium with cheers and a flurry of balloons and he waved at the crowds from an open top golf cart to the sound of Handel's "Hallelujah" chorus and an Italian hymn, "Laudato' Si".



Prince Philip Announces His Retirement

He has been eligible for a government pension since June 10, 1986, yet still soldiered on. Jeremy Corbyn, Labour leader, commented on Philip's decision "We thank Prince Philip for his service to the country and wish him all the best in his well-earned retirement".


First Colombia FARC rebels complete disarmament

First Colombia FARC rebels complete disarmament

Under the agreement, all the FARC's weapons are supposed to be taken away by the United Nations by the end of this month to be destroyed. Observers from the UN Mission in Colombia, are actively involved in the process of laying down arms by registering and identifying all the weapons present in FARC-EP camps within all 26 war zones, storing and then neutralizing and extracting the arThe weapons include munition, mines and explosives.



South Korea's prez scraps state textbooks to 'normalise history education'

Moon came into office on Wednesday, one day after an early presidential election caused by the March 10 ouster of his conservative predecessor Park Geun-hye over corruption allegations. Regional experts have believed for months that North Korea is preparing for its sixth nuclear test. Aside from advancing its nuclear program, dividing the U.S.



Two persons killed, 3 injured in Pak shelling along LoC

The Trump administration has blamed Pakistan for deteriorating Indo-Pak relations and warned that the ties might worsen if another "high-profile" terror attack emanates from across the border. An evacuation plan was activated for shifting over 1,500 people from various border hamlets to safer places. The latest provocation by Pakistan takes the civilian death toll in ceasefire violation this week to three and the number of those injured to five.


US nears $100B arms deal for Saudi Arabia: White House official

US nears $100B arms deal for Saudi Arabia: White House official

The south holds much of Yemen's modest oil reserves and is the backbone of the country's economy. The Hadi government's territory roughly overlaps the territory of pre-1994 South Yemen, and officials complain that making it an independent nation would undermine the Saudi war , which aims to conquer all of Yemen for President Hadi, whose two-year term in office ended in 2014, and who resigned in 2015.