Notre-Dame in first mass since freak fire

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By AFP PARIS: The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday (Jun 15), exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world. For safety reasons, the mass led by Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit will be celebrated on a very small scale. Worshippers will be expected to don hard hats but priests will be wearing their ceremonial garb. There will be just some 30 people – half of them clergy – although the mass will be broadcast live on Catholic TV channel KTO.…

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Venezuelans dash into Peru to beat migration law

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By BBC THOUSANDS of Venezuelans have rushed to cross into Peru in a bid to beat the introduction of tougher migration laws. From midnight local time (05:00 GMT) on Saturday, Venezuelans will need to have a valid passport and visa to enter Peru. The new requirements prompted a dash to the border from those fleeing Venezuela’s years-long economic crisis. Some four million people have fled Venezuela since 2015, according to the United Nations. The country’s imploding economy has resulted in high unemployment and shortages of food and medicine, and hundreds…

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UK Man Sentenced To Death For Killing His 5 Children Over Electrical Outlet

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Timothy Jones Jr, 37, a father who murdered his five children was on Thursday sentenced to death. A jury unanimously sentenced him to be executed after deliberating to determine whether he would die or live the rest of his life in jail. Jones reportedly strangled four of his children, aged 8, 7, 2, and 1, after forcing his 6-year-old son to exercise until he died as punishment for breaking an electrical outlet in August 2014 in Lexington, South Carolina. Jones pleaded guilty by means of insanity and was convicted of…

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The Pope Changes A Line In The “Our Father” Prayer

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The current leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has changed a line in the Lord’s Prayer, also known as “Our Father.” The Pope has changed the words “lead us not into temptation” to “do not abandon us to temptation…” The change so far only applies to the Italian translation of the ‘Our Father” which was given final approval by Italy’s bishops of the church, in consultation with the Holy See. Some background to the change as reported in The Economist: advertisement In 2017, Pope Francis told an Italian…

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The Pope Changes A Line In The “Our Father” Prayer

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The current leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has changed a line in the Lord’s Prayer, also known as “Our Father.” The Pope has changed the words “lead us not into temptation” to “do not abandon us to temptation…” The change so far only applies to the Italian translation of the ‘Our Father” which was given final approval by Italy’s bishops of the church, in consultation with the Holy See. Some background to the change as reported in The Economist: advertisement In 2017, Pope Francis told an Italian…

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ICC Opens Case On Zimbabwe Over August 1 Killings By The Military

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) has reportedly opened a case against President Emmerson Mnangagwa over the killing of civilians by the military on August 1 2018. This was revealed by TeamPachedu, social media activists who claim to be a network of Zimbabwean citizens that strive to inculcate the spirit of transparency, responsibility and accountability by all public officials without fear or favour. Writing on microblogging site, Twitter, the group said: Case number OTP-CR-174/19 has been opened at the International Criminal Court implicating Mr E. Mnangagwa in the murder of innocent…

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5 Reasons Why UK Prime Minister Theresa May Is Resigning Today

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Theresa May resigns today (7 May) as Conservative party leader. Below are five major reasons why she is resigning: 1. Calling A Snap General Election  A snap election is an election called earlier than expected. Theresa May called a snap general election in 2017 and when the results came in on June 8, 2017, the Conservatives (her party) had lost their majority and May’s political authority had all but vanished. It would never recover. 2. Triggering Article 50 Without A Plan Article 50 is a clause in the European Union’s (EU) Lisbon Treaty that…

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“US Sanctions Have Caused Great Harm”, CHINA

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Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr. Guo Shaochun has said that sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the United States of America have resulted in economic decay, the shortage of medicines and loss of lives of innocent people. In The Herald opposite the editorial page today, Shaochun said that sanctions have undermined the environment for economic development here. He said: The trade war is one form of American hegemonic act and power politics against China and some other countries and here in this country the hegemony is reflected in the around 20…

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Jay-Z Named Forbes’s 1st Rapper Billionaire

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If you were considering hanging your boots as an entertainer, you may want to reconsider that move after reading this. American Rapper and businessman Sean Carter aka Jay-Z has recently been named the first rapper billionaire. Jay-Z has investments in beverage production, huge steaks in tech eg shares in Uber and Tidal, real estate fashion, music and art. His largest investment are, his cash investments in other companies an investment worth $220 Million and his champagne brand Armand de Brignac worth a staggering $310 Million. In coming up with his…

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Trump praises ‘extraordinary’ US-UK alliance on state visit

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BBC US President Donald Trump said the US and UK have the “greatest alliance the world has ever known” in a news conference with Theresa May. The prime minister said they had a “great relationship” that they should “build on”. But they also “openly” discussed their differences, such as on climate change, Iran and China, Mrs May said. Trump also said he turned down a meeting with Jeremy Corbyn, who addressed protesters in Westminster. The Labour leader had proposed talks, saying he was ready to engage with the US president…

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