A day before Pope Francis arrived in the Philippines, detained businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles arrived in court for her continuing trial on plunder and other charges wearing a yellow shirt bearing his image.
“Peripheries” means “outskirts” or “margins,” and it appears quite often in Pope Francis' distinctively Latin American vocabulary. It stood out, for instance, in the brief intervention he made at the pre-conclave congregation in which the assembled cardinals discussed the situation of the Church and its urgent tasks. To appreciate how Francis uses the term is to understand who he is, what kind of Church he envisions, and why he has come to the Philippines at this time.
The river cries out to be cleaned even if Bharat isn't.
We are flabbergasted by Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo's hasty decision to nominate Comr. General Budi Gunawan as the sole candidate for National Police chief, replacing general Sutarman, who is to retire in October.
World financial markets started this year with violent fluctuations in stock prices and foreign exchange rates, producing uncertain prospects ahead.
A few seconds is all it takes for a lunatic armed with an intent to kill to make history. And all it takes is one such isolated incident to trigger unrest — at home or thousands of miles away — that lead to riots, which can then grow chaotic and quickly spiral out of control.
The deportation of a Korean-American woman accused of engaging in pro-North Korean activity has become a fresh issue of contention between conservatives and progressives, and touched off a controversy over freedom of speech in South Korea.
You can boycott a journal of opinion or refute their 'insulting' comments, but violence is never an acceptable option
Saturday morning's fire at an apartment in Uijeongbu, north of Seoul, claimed four lives and injured 124 with the death toll likely to rise as several of the patients are listed in critical condition.
Executions are set to guide the plot of Pakistan's latest episode in the War on Terror. Every day brings news of the numbers, 8,000 awaiting death, a few hung already, the ominous pictures of nooses plastered on the pages of newspapers.