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Published on May 12, 2011

The world is full of good news. The following are just a few ...

Meeting in Egypt, the Palestinian Fatah and Hamas parties reach an

agreement to form a unity government and set a date for an election,

marking the start of a new era towards preserving the Palestinian people's

national rights, with people gathering in a Gaza city square to celebrate the


Among those who have been sending gifts for the Royal Wedding of

Prince William and Miss Kate Middleton are West Australia's state

government, which donated US$10,000 to the Royal Flying Doctor

Service and the charity Save the Children, as well as People for the Ethical

Treatment of Animals India, who sent traditional wedding garments of

cruelty-free faux silk.

Supreme Master Ching Hai is donating US$50,000 each for a total of

US$100,000 to the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Save the Children,

with her best wishes to the Royal loving couple.

Turkmen and Uzbek representatives sign an agreement with their

counterparts from Qatar, Iran and Oman to create a new transport and

transit passageway between the Central Asian nations and the Persian

Gulf, shortening travel distances and promoting cooperation in trade.

The Sri Lankan government grants additional monthly allowances to

11,000 low-income families to help them support disabled family


Top banking regulators from China and Formosa (Taiwan) meet in Taipei,

Formosa to discuss mutual financial investment and collaboration, with bi-

annual negotiations for further cooperation planned.

The third International Flower Festival in Baghdad, Iraq brightens Iraqi

communities and sends a message of peace through colorful flowers as

visitors celebrate spring through this beautiful annual tradition.

Visiting Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard meets in Beijing with

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao as well as with President Hu Jintao to speak

candidly about human rights concerns as well as to enhance economic


Over a million of people in Moscow, Russia volunteer in clean-up activities

to beautify the city's streets, parks and yards after winter by removing litter

and debris and planting trees and shrubs.

Bruneian student Edward Yapp Kien Yee is selected from among

thousands of applicants to become one of a final 60 who receive the

prestigious Bill Gates scholarship for PhD doctoral studies at Cambridge

University in the UK.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urges both Thailand and Cambodia

to lay down arms from a recent dispute over rights to several 11th century

temples, asking that they work toward avoiding conflict as she also

conveys support for Indonesian mediation efforts.

Russia and the European Union agree on a number of joint steps toward

removing visa requirements and allowing citizens of European Union

member states and Russia to travel visa-free.


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