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Pope Francis encourages breastfeeding in church

Vatican City: Pope Francis has told mothers to freely breastfeed their hungry infants while in Church, as the pontiff baptized 28 babies in the Sistine Chapel to mark the ...Read More...

22,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar to Bangladesh in one week: United Nations

Yangon: At least 65,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar — a third of them over the past week — since the army launched a crackdown in the ...Read More...

Violent persecution set to rise in 2017

Release International report on the worrying trends.Read More...

Pope praised for taking cybersecurity seriously

He has 10.2 million followers on Twitter, opened an Instagram account last year, has met with tech executives, sold his old iPad for a good price, and addressed mankind’s ...Read More...

Pakistan’s regional languages face looming extinction

Peshawar : Around a hundred women have gathered in a community centre in Peshawar, the heart of Pakistan’s fabled northwest — but they are conversing in a dialect incomprehensible ...Read More...

US army allows turbans, beards, hijabs in military

Washington: The US Army has issued a new regulation under which servicemen who wear turbans, hijabs or beards can now be enrolled in the military, making the force more ...Read More...

New ‘vocational culture’ needed in Church: Pope Francis

Vatican City: A fresh and courageous perspective is needed when it comes to helping youth discern and discover their vocation, Pope Francis said Thursday, emphasizing the importance of personal ...Read More...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he’s no longer an atheist

For years, Mark Zuckerberg identified as an atheist—at least on his profile page. But in a holiday message posted on Dec. 25, the Facebook CEO nods at a potential ...Read More...

Arms-smuggling archbishop dies aged 94

Jerusalem: A former Melkite Greek Catholic archbishop of Jerusalem who was convicted of smuggling arms for Palestinian militants has died aged 94, a media report said on Tuesday. Monsignor ...Read More...

China flags off first goods train to London

China on Sunday launched its first freight train to London, the China Railway Corporation said. Departing from Yiwu West Railway Station in eastern Zhejiang Province, the train will travel ...Read More...
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