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‘Gogo’ Priscilla – world’s ‘oldest pupil’ dies at 100

Kenya’s Priscilla Sitienei, who was thought to be the world’s oldest school pupil has died peacefully at home at the age of 100. “Gogo”, which means grandmother in the local Kalenjin language, was what Ms Sitienei was affectionately known as by many. Her grandson Sammy Chepsiror, told Kenya’s The Standard newspaper:…
bubmag
November 18, 2022
Peace

Zelensky Outlines Path to Peace in Impassioned G20 Speech

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has listed a series of measures required for an end to the war in his country in a speech to the G20 summit. Speaking virtually to world leaders gathered in Bali, Indonesia, Zelensky said that Russia must agree to the territorial integrity of Ukraine, withdraw its…
bubmag
November 15, 2022
Peace

Our ties with Cambodia

PEACE-MAKER Jose de Venecia Jr. Former Speaker of the House World leaders have converged in Phnom Penh, Nov. 10 to 13, for the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits and other related summits. It is the first in a series of international conferences in Southeast Asia, followed this week by the…
bubmag
November 12, 2022
Peace

Pope slams ‘childlike’ whims of powerful that start wars

NewsletterWEEKDAYS The 7 DMV Catch up weekday mornings with a briefing of the seven most important and interesting stories from D.C., Maryland and Virginia. By submitting your email, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. You may also receive promotional emails from The Washington Post. You can…
bubmag
November 4, 2022
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Pope blasts ‘childlike’ wars at Bahrain interfaith summit

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — With Russia’s war in Ukraine raging, Pope Francis joined Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders on Friday in calling for the great religions to work together for peace, telling an interfaith summit that religion must never be used to justify violence and that faith leaders must oppose…
bubmag
November 4, 2022