World Bulletin / News Desk
He was greeted by Catholic officials upon his arrival to Yangon airport as part of his trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh, to meet the minority Catholic community of the South Asian countries.
He will meet State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Htin Kyaw in capital Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday.
In a mass gathering on Wednesday he will meet Catholics across the country, mainly from northern Kachin state, where fighting between government troops and an ethnic rebel group has displaced tens of thousands since mid-2011.
Also on Wednesday, he is set to meet military chief Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing in Yangon.
The Pope will also visit Rohingya refugees who fled across the border into Bangladesh to escape a brutal military crackdown in western Rakhine state.
That vote, scheduled to take place at about 5:00 pm (2100 GMT), would not end the nomination, but would put a negative recommendation in the hands of the closely-divided full Senate -- where his approval is not guaranteed.
The company said in a message to customers that the attack was detected on January 14, at a time when the app had 14 million users in the Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Turkey, according to the economic news website Arabian Business.
We hope everyone remains fully committed to implementation and long-term preservation, says UN under-secretary-general
Obama, who met with Mandela in 2005 and who made an emotional address at his funeral, will speak at the lecture marking 100 years since the anti-apartheid icon was born.
A total of 41 Gazans have been martyred by Israeli gunfire since March 30
On Thursday, Iraqi F-16 fighter jets struck ISIL positions in Syria
On Thursday, Iraqi F-16 fighter jets struck ISIL locations in neighboring Syria
Turkish Historical Society head cites research from past wars
Palestinian president stresses on 2-state solution to conflict, calls East Jerusalem capital
Israeli snipers have killed 39 protesters and injured thousands who posed no threat, says Swiss-based group
Foreign Minister Cavusoglu to address UN General Assembly on Turkey’s contributions, approach to UN efforts
At least 39 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli gunfire near Gaza border
Serbia's ambassador to Ankara says 5 government ministers will accompany Serbian president
He acted quickly -- just a day after decades of Castro rule ended and long time party loyalist Miguel Diaz-Canel assumed power as president.
Multimillion-dollar lawsuit raises issue of hacking of Democratic National Committee’s servers