The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate is under the authority of the Russian Church and has been the officially recognized Orthodox Church in the country. There are fears that, with a full-blown dispute between Church authorities, congregations could be shut out of certain churches. The Serbian patriarch pointed out that the move was unprecedented for the Orthodox Church.
The Ministry said it was surprised from the contradictory logic presented in the Australian Prime Minister's speech, which "emphasizes adherence to the two-state solution and the encouragement of the parties to continue dialogue and negotiations towards a peace agreement, while at the same time considering recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel ".
The prime minister travels to Brussels for the European Council on Wednesday, which had branded by the EU as the "moment of truth" for Brexit talks, without any prospect of a deal. "There is a Brexit deal that could command the support of Parliament and the country-a Brexit deal that would benefit Britain and allow us to rebuild our communities, regions and economy, and avoid any hard border in Northern Ireland-but that is not her deal", Corbyn said.
Before Syria's seven-year conflict, the Druze made up around three percent of Syria's population. Syria has been gripped by foreign-backed militancy since March 2011. Separately, Israel reopened the Quneitra crossing on its occupied Golan Heights front with Syria on Monday. "The use of internationally prohibited weapons against the Syrian people has become a systematic and intentional behavior of this coalition in a blatant violation of the rules of global law, worldwide humanitarian law ...
Clashes erupted in India on October 17 as traditionalists tried to stop women visiting one of Hinduism's most sacred temples, with police waving batons charging stone-throwing protestors. Online publication The News Minute said its reporter was kicked in the spine. Shortly before the famed temple opened at 5 p.m., the authorities made a decision to clamp prohibitory orders in a 30-sq km area of the temple town on Thursday - to prevent the kind of street protests seen on Wednesday.
The military explained in a tweet that the prevented launch had nonetheless triggered sirens in the country's south, indicating possible new shelling from the Gaza Strip. - The border protests since March 30 have been labelled the "Great March of Return" because they call for Palestinian refugees to return to their former homes inside what is now Israel.