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English language may be dropped by European Union after Brexit

The English language may be one of the casualties of Brexit as it emerged that no state other than the UK has registered it as a primary language among the 28 countries within the European Union. English has been the top choice for European Union (EU) institutions but Britain’s vote to leave the union last week could trigger a ban ...

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EU leaders plot a future without Britain, demand answers

European Union leaders began plotting a future without Britain on Tuesday, urging the island nation and economic powerhouse to disentangle itself as fast as possible from the other 27 nations in the bloc to avoid extending the turmoil that has been roiling European and global markets. EU Council President Donald Tusk said he was planning a special meeting of the ...

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EU leaders press UK for quick exit

EU states have urged Britain to hold speedy talks on leaving the bloc after it voted to end its membership in a historic referendum.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said negotiations should begin as “soon as possible”.He made the comments after an urgent meeting of the six EU founder members to discuss the decision.British PM David Cameron has said he will ...

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Gauteng faith leaders rally together as the nation prays for peace

    Johannesburg, South Africa – In the midst of a world at war with itself, we often look to religion to restore order within ourselves, our homes and our government. This has been growing trend since antiquity.   South Africa is a country where freedom is given to all religions. This means that citizens of South Africa all have rights to believe ...

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Northeast Asian Leaders to Cooperate for Alliance of Religions and Peace HWPL holds a Korea-China-Japan Trilateral Religious Leaders’ Peace Conference

Gyeonggi, Republic of Korea – A Korea- China- Japan Trilateral Religious Leaders’ Peace Conference was held in Gyeonggi, Korea on June 27 with the goal of putting religious boundaries aside to achieve peace together. Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), an international non-governmental organization for peace, invited 120 Northeast Asian religious leaders for this interfaith peace talk. Leaders representing ...

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UN Sec Gen criticizes Israel for Gaza blockade after Israel-Turkey deal

The UN chief on Tuesday criticised Israel’s blockade of Gaza, a day after Israel and Turkey reached a broad reconciliation pact that looked to ease, but not eliminate, the isolation of the coastal strip. In a visit to the region, which included a stop at a Gaza school, Ban Ki-moon bemoaned the plight of Gazans, saying that “the closure of ...

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World must focus on poorest children: UNICEF

The world must focus more on helping the poorest children to build on progress achieved in health and education over the past 25 years, UNICEF said Tuesday. In its annual “State of the World’s Children” report, the UN children’s agency took stock of important gains such as a 53 percent drop in infant mortality since 1990 and a dramatic reduction ...

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Americans show eagerness toward Saudi Vision 2030

The vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2030, and emanated Program of National Transformation 2020 have drawn the interest of the US government, businessmen and giant corporations, following reviewing the details of the strategy of the Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Second Deputy Premier and the Minister of Defense during their meeting, during the current visit to ...

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Camps overwhelmed as thousands flee Fallujah

 Monday 20 June 2016 BAGHDAD: Iraqi government-run camps struggled on Sunday to shelter people fleeing Fallujah, as the military battled Daesh militants in the city’s northern districts. Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi declared victory over Daesh on Friday after troops reached the city center, following a four-week US-backed assault. But shooting, suicide bombs and mortar attacks continue. More than 82,000 civilians ...

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HWPL delivers $43,284 Ecuador Earthquake Relief Fund

Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), a UN DPI registered NGO, raised USD 43,284.82 (KRW 50,145,460) for The Ecuador Earthquake Relief Fund, during the May 25th, 3rd Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace and Peace Walk. The delivery ceremony was held at the Peace Palace in Gyeonggi Province, and attended by Chairman Man Hee Lee of HWPL, Chairwoman ...

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