Philippine Abu Sayyaf jihadists behead German hostage in video
Islamic militants in the Philippines have posted a video showing the beheading of a German hostage. Jurgen Kantner was abducted from his yacht off Malaysia's Sabah state in November. His companion Sabine Merz's body was later found on the boat.
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As President Park awaits a ruling on her impeachment, the acting president also comes under fire.
The vehicle went into reverse, crushing a number of dancers and spectators against a fence.
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The facelifted Toyota Corolla Altis is likely to be launched in coming weeks (first week of March).
Cairo – President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday met with Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar at the presidential Palace in Heliopolis, Cairo.
Spokesman for the presidency ambassador Alaa Youssef said that the meeting discussed the role played by Al-Azhar in promoting inter-faith dialogue at international level.
During the meeting, the Grand Imam briefed the President on the latest developments made in this quest.
A Joint Symposium titled, “The Role of Al Azhar Al- Sharif and of the Vatican in Confronting the Phenomena of Fanaticism, Extremism and Violence,” was held on February 22-23 at Al Azhar University in Cairo. Representatives of Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue and the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue participated at the special symposium.
Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council, participated in the symposium at the behest of Pope Francis of Vatican.
The speeches of the symposium were delivered over two days. The symposium highlighted the importance of respecting the religious and cultural pluralism in order to find common grounds. Difference in creed, religion or culture should never be detrimental to peaceful co-existence between humans.
The participants presented six research papers, in Arabic and English, on the following points:
1. First point: Fanaticism, its causes and ways to counter it.
2. Second point: Extremism, its causes and ways to counter it.
3. Third point: Violence, its causes and ways to counter it.
At the conclusion of the two-day symposium, the conferees issued a joint statement to counter religious justification for violence.
NEW YORK, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Warren Buffett, chairman and
chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, told CNBC on
Monday that his conglomerate had purchased about 120 million
shares of Apple Inc. in 2017.
The plan, however, only gives you standard-definition video and no mobile hotspot. There’s a pricier version that bundles DirecTV Now or DirecTV at a discount.
Public broadcaster is forced to play classical music, and sees its audience grow.