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Stories for April 12th 2009

  • Monday, April 13th 2009 - 06:48 UTC

    Fasting Bolivian president cancels trips to regional summits

    Morales and the opposition are expected to resume talks this week

    Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday that he had cancelled his trips to the ALBA summit and the Summit of the Americas because of Bolivia’s internal problems caused by the conflict with the opposition over a law regarding the December 6 elections.

  • Sunday, April 12th 2009 - 19:09 UTC

    Urbi et Orbi message of his holiness pope Benedict XVI

    The Pope delivers his Easter Day message

    From the depths of my heart, I wish all of you a blessed Easter. To quote Saint Augustine, “Resurrectio Domini, spes nostra – the resurrection of the Lord is our hope” (Sermon 261:1). With these words, the great Bishop explained to the faithful that Jesus rose again so that we, though destined to die, should not despair, worrying that with death life is completely finished; Christ is risen to give us hope (cf. ibid.).

  • Sunday, April 12th 2009 - 11:20 UTC

    Peru: Rebels kill 13 soldiers in the jungle

    Flores: “Most of the soldiers plunged over a cliff”

    Peru's Shining Path rebels have killed 13 soldiers in two ambushes in the south-east of the country, the country's defence minister says.