As many as 50,000 refugees may arrive in Italy from North Africa, Home Affairs Minister Roberto Maroni has said.
- Monday, 02 May 2011 11:53
Don’t create new generation of people frustrated by attitude of Western world
The death of Osama bin Laden marks the end of a decade of terror and terrorism, Mr. Guy Verhofstadt, President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) in the European Parliament has said.
- Monday, 02 May 2011 11:38
Thousands of immigrants marched the streets of Los Angeles on Sunday
"Legalization or no re-election!" The chant filled the air as thousands of immigrants took to the streets of Los Angeles on Sunday. They are demanding that President Barack Obama keep his campaign promise of affixing the stamp of legality on the stay of millions of undocumented immigrants.
- Monday, 02 May 2011 10:28
Pope Benedict XVI: “His example of prayer continually impressed and edified me”
At least 1.5 million attended the beatification of Pope John Paul II at the Vatican on 1st May.
Pope Benedict XVI, who presided over the ceremony, told the congregation that during the funeral of Pope John Paul II, “we perceived the fragrance of his sanctity” and in a number of ways, “God’s People showed their veneration for him. For this reason, with all due respect for the Church’s canonical norms, I wanted his cause of beatification to move forward with reasonable haste. And now the longed-for day has come; it came quickly because this is what was pleasing to the Lord: John Paul II is blessed!”
- Monday, 02 May 2011 07:24
"I am at a loss for words over the death of my friend, Henry Cooper"
Legendary heavyweight Muhammad Ali led the tributes to his "old friend" Sir Henry Cooper, who died on Sunday, describing him as "a great fighter and a gentleman".