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North and South Korea Reconciliation

North and South Korea Reconciliation

Korean prelates discuss national reconciliation

26/05/2017 13:14

Korean bishops’ Committee for Reconciliation of the Korean People met on May 18 in Seoul to discuss future activities for national reconciliation.  The committee is optimistic about the future relations between the two Koreas under President Moon Jae-in.

 

A Muslim woman weeping next to her house burnt by Buddhists in Aluthgama, June 16, 2014.

A Muslim woman weeping next to her house burnt by Buddhists in Aluthgama, June 16, 2014.

Violence against religious minorities in Sri Lanka

26/05/2017 12:59

Human rights groups, religious leaders, lawmakers and the United Nations have all called on the Sri Lankan government to take immediate action against sectarian violence in the country.

 

UN peacekeepers

UN peacekeepers

UN marks International Day Peacekeepers Day

25/05/2017 13:33

UN on Wednesday held ceremonies to pay tribute to the more than 3,500 peacekeepers  who have died on duty since 1948 and acknowledged the dedication and courage of those serving on the ground.  International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is observed on 29 May.  

 

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