Pope, for first time, says China’s Uighurs are ‘persecuted’

In a new book, Pope Francis for the first time calls China’s Muslim Uighurs a “persecuted” people, something human rights activists have been urging him to do for years. In the wide-ranging “Let Us Dream: The Path to A Better Future,” Francis also says the Cobvid-19 pandemic should spur governments to consider permanently establishing a […]


PM Narendra Modi, President Xi Jinping to join Brics Summit tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping will be on the same platform within a week when leaders of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (Brics) grouping convene for a virtual summit on Tuesday to focus on economic recovery amid the Covid-19 pandemic. At the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Modi will join the virtual Brics […]