India, Bangladesh sign five pacts to cement ties
Leaders of India and Bangladesh met in New Delhi
on Monday with talks focused on strengthening the previously
difficult ties between the two south Asian neighbours, an Indian
Malaysia's image bruised by church attacks
Malaysia's image as a moderate Muslim nation has
suffered a blow with a spate of church firebombings that has widened
ethnic divisions and posed a serious challenge for Prime Minister
Najib Razak. Nine churches have been attacked since last Friday,
pelted with Molotov cocktails or vandalised amid anger over a court
ruling that overturned a Government ban on non-Muslims using "Allah"
as a translation for "God".
Spain ratifies need for EU-Cuba relations
The Spanish Secretary of State, Miguel Angel
Moratinos, ratified Monday the position of his Government favouring
the European Union (EU) to remove the so called Common Position