• Duterte the 'devil's friend'? Palace reacts to Pope Francis' remarks
Duterte the 'devil's friend'? Palace reacts to Pope Francis' remarks

Victims groups have complained that while some priests who sexually abused children were eventually disciplined by the Church and sentenced by civil authorities, the bishops who either enabled the abuse or it covered up have not been punished.

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  • Shamima Begum: Bangladesh says IS teen not eligible for citizenship
Shamima Begum: Bangladesh says IS teen not eligible for citizenship

In Begum's case: "It may be that as she is still under 21, her Bangladeshi citizenship technically remains intact". Javid did not specify whether that meant Britain would still go ahead with its decision to strip Begum of her citizenship.

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  • Saudi crown prince, Modi agree on need to restart Pak-India dialogue
Saudi crown prince, Modi agree on need to restart Pak-India dialogue

Saudi Arabia has released 125 Pakistani prisoners to keep up the promise of the Saudi crown prince. Like the UAE, Saudi Arabia is also contributing to India's strategic petroleum reserves, along with investing in the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund, taking a path to the Indian economy already taken by the UAE.

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  • UK's New 'Independent Group' Joined By 3 Conservative Lawmakers
UK's New 'Independent Group' Joined By 3 Conservative Lawmakers

Austin said he did not now have any plans to join The Independent Group in parliament, launched by seven of his former Labour colleagues on Monday and since joined by an eighth as well as three former members of the governing Conservatives.

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  • Turtle species thought long extinct found alive and well
Turtle species thought long extinct found alive and well

The average Wallace's giant bee, which is said to get as large as a human adult's thumb, possesses a wingspan of more than two and a half inches, according to previous research compiled by the team. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979. Any remaining Fernandina tortoises may be separated from each other by recent lave flows, res...

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  • MBS expects investment in India worth over $100B
MBS expects investment in India worth over $100B

This is the second meeting between the two in the last three months, the previous one being on the sidelines of the G20 in Argentina in December. They met last on the sidelines of G20 summit in Argentina on November 30. He said India and all "neighbouring countries must work together". "It is time to convert energy partnership into strategic ...

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  • Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free
Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018. North Korea has been insisting on the lifting of USA -led sanctions, a formal end to the 1950-53 Korean War and security guarantees.

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  • Ex-Trump Adviser to Appear in Court to Explain Instagram Post
Ex-Trump Adviser to Appear in Court to Explain Instagram Post

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that it would be "foolhardy" for her not to take any action over the Instagram post and that Stone would "pose a danger" to others in the case if the conditions of his release weren't modified to include a gag order .

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  • World's Biggest Bee Thought To Be Extinct Has Been Rediscovered
World's Biggest Bee Thought To Be Extinct Has Been Rediscovered

The giant bee - which is as long as an adult's thumb - was found on a little-explored Indonesian island . "It was absolutely breathtaking to see this " flying bulldog " of an insect that we weren't sure existed anymore, to have real proof right there in front of us in the wild", according to Clay Bolt , a natural history photographer speciali...

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  • Pence will meet with Lima Group on Venezuela: spokeswoman
Pence will meet with Lima Group on Venezuela: spokeswoman

Guaido, who has set a Saturday deadline for bringing in the aid, left the capital Caracas for the Colombian border in a convoy of several vehicles for the 900-kilometre (560-mile) trip, according to a spokesman. Guaido has offered future amnesties to military officers who disavow Maduro, though few have so far done so. Opposition figures have sugge...

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  • China urges India, Pakistan to 'exercise retraint'
China urges India, Pakistan to 'exercise retraint'

The statement said Prime Minister Khan has authorised the armed forces of Pakistan to "respond decisively and comprehensively to any aggression or misadventure by India ". Ahead of the NSC meeting Thursday, Prime Minister Khan and Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa held a one-on-one meeting during which they discussed region's security situation.

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  • Vatican has rules for priests who father children
Vatican has rules for priests who father children

Irishman Vincent Doyle was 28 when he discovered that the Roman Catholic priest he had known as his godfather was in truth his biological father. Following the discovery, Doyle chose to create a global support group which would pull together people whose fathers are priests.

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  • Search resumes for men missing near Port Macquarie, NSW
Search resumes for men missing near Port Macquarie, NSW

Walkers found the belongings at about 6.30am (7.30pm GMT Sunday), and officers soon located their rental vehicle in the beach's auto park. Police found the same auto the men had purchased for their trip around Australia abandoned near Shelly Beach on Sunday.

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  • NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle'
NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle'

U.S. President Donald Trump asked his acting attorney general to put a Trump-allied prosecutor in charge of a federal probe into the president's role in hush payments to women during his 2016 campaign, The New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing several American officials.

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  • India Air Force planes collide during aerobatics practice, killing pilot
India Air Force planes collide during aerobatics practice, killing pilot

One of the three aircrew of the aircraft, Wg Cdr V T Shelke and Sqn Ldr T J Singh ejected. The residential area where the planes crashed is a semi-occupied cluster of highrises called Isro Akash Vihar Layout, 1km outside the rear boundary wall of the Yelahanka IAF Station.

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  • Bernie Sanders to run for president again
Bernie Sanders to run for president again

Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during an event to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington DC , January 16, 2019. He would need to best multiple formidable rivals - including former vice president Joe Biden, should he enter the race - and victory is anything but assured.

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  • Saudi Aramco Looks To Invest More In India's Oil Refining Market
Saudi Aramco Looks To Invest More In India's Oil Refining Market

Tirumurti said. He said, "In Pakistan he (Saudi Crown Prince) said many Pro-Pakistani things". "I am happy that Saudi Arabia and India have common thoughts on this", he said. The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) signed four investment agreements worth more than $28 million and 11 memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with ...

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  • Thousands rally against anti-Semitism in France
Thousands rally against anti-Semitism in France

Last year, French police recorded a 74 percent surge in reported anti-Jewish offences, causing alarm in a country that is home to the biggest Jewish population in Europe . In recent days, the word " Juden " was spray-painted on the window of a Paris bagel bakery and swastikas were daubed on postbox portraits of late French Holocaust survivor a...

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  • US Coast Guard Officer Held in Alleged Mass Murder Plot
US Coast Guard Officer Held in Alleged Mass Murder Plot

District Court in Maryland. Christopher Paul Hasson, 49, an admirer of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik , was arrested last week and a powerful arsenal seized from his home in a Washington suburb, according to court documents unsealed Wednesday.

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  • 44 dead as massive fire engulfs Chawkbazar buildings, death toll may rise
44 dead as massive fire engulfs Chawkbazar buildings, death toll may rise

Witnesses told local TV stations that many gas cylinders stored in the buildings continued to explode one after another. Fire officials said the second, third and fourth floors of the building were used as warehouses and plastic factories and there were some residential flats also.

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