• Vatican Confirms George Pell Has Been Prohibited From Contact With Minors
Vatican Confirms George Pell Has Been Prohibited From Contact With Minors

Pell paused at the door, turned to the judge and bowed. Fletcher was convicted in 2004 of nine counts of child sexual abuse, and died in prison two years later. Pope Francis has called priests and other Catholics who abuse children "tools of Satan", and also appealing for an "all-out battle" against child abuse.

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  • Walls of ice bulldoze ashore from Lake Erie
Walls of ice bulldoze ashore from Lake Erie

Footage posted online by Niagara Parks Police in Ontario, Canada showed the mounds of frozen water from Lake Erie being blown on to the street. Niagara Parks Police Service took to Facebook sharing video of ice blocks tumbling down from a pile asking residents to be vigilant.

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  • Tight security at Alleluia Ministries, but no sign of pastor Alph Lukau
Tight security at Alleluia Ministries, but no sign of pastor Alph Lukau

The funeral parlour claimed to have been duped into taking part in the act and reported the matter to the police on Monday, Sowetan reported. The Alleluia Ministries church has been making headlines after a video of an apparent resurrection surfaced on social media.

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  • We will verify Pakistan's claim: MEA on missing IAF pilot
We will verify Pakistan's claim: MEA on missing IAF pilot

Anthony H. Cordesman, a security expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said the Geneva Conventions are broadly written and hard to enforce in this particular instance. The shooting down of two Indian jets and the pilot's subsequent capture have sharply increased tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals in the latest str...

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  • Two Indian jets downed, pilot captured by friendly forces
Two Indian jets downed, pilot captured by friendly forces

Pakistan's prime minister stated that both sides can't afford miscalculation with weapons they have and urged "better sense to prevail". U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, now in Vietnam with President Donald Trump for North Korean nuclear talks, said in a statement on Tuesday he spoke to both his Indian and Pakistani counterparts and urged bo...

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  • Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister
Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister

His comments came after Zarif announced his resignation from the cabinet in a post on his Instagram account on Monday night. "Evidence shows that there was no objective behind Mr. Soleimani blasted the "enemies' glee" and said it would have no effect on Iran's determination to "safeguard its national interests and the glorious victory of th...

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  • Markets Hit and Flights Diverted as India-Pakistan Tensions Flare Up
Markets Hit and Flights Diverted as India-Pakistan Tensions Flare Up

Pakistan's policy has emphasised "full-spectrum deterrence", which essentially means competing with India to "deter the kind of activities we have seen over the last few days", said Toby Dalton, co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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  • Firefighters rescue very fat rat stuck in manhole cover
Firefighters rescue very fat rat stuck in manhole cover

An employee with the animal rescue group Rhein-Neckar had tried and failed to save the rat in the town of Bensheim on Sunday, the Auerbach Volunteer Fire Department said in a statement . Firefighters in Germany are getting praise from animal lovers around the world after a life saved: that of a very fat rat. After the animal rescue group share...

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  • Cardinal George Pell to spend his first night in prison
Cardinal George Pell to spend his first night in prison

The 77-year-old Pell was back in court on Wednesday for his sentence plea hearing, where his bail was revoked and he was taken into custody ahead of his final sentence being determined. The Vatican says it is distressed by the "painful" conviction of Cardinal George Pell on child sex offences. It took several minutes for Pell to make his way fr...

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  • Waterford parents issued with warning over disturbing Momo challenge targeting kids
Waterford parents issued with warning over disturbing Momo challenge targeting kids

At Halfway Houses Primary School on the Isle of Sheppey , staff were also intending to speak to pupils in today's assembly. The little girl had been watching a children's cartoon on YouTube, when a link popped up to another video which gave details of how to play the Momo challenge .

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  • Ramses Station accident in Cairo leaves 20 dead, 40 injured
Ramses Station accident in Cairo leaves 20 dead, 40 injured

The fire sent black smoke billowing above Ramses station in the centre of the Egyptian capital. Sarah El-Sirgany reported from Abu Dhabi, Sheena McKenzie wrote in London. Ahmed Youssef, a doctor at Al Helal hospital, close to the station, said more than 20 injured had been admitted, a lot of them in serious condition.

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  • Guaido's Safety Is at Risk in Return to Venezuela, US Envoy Warns
Guaido's Safety Is at Risk in Return to Venezuela, US Envoy Warns

National Assembly Representative and Guaido supporter Adriana Pichardo told CNN that at least five people were also killed in clashes with Venezuelan security forces. invasion. Jorge Arreaza, Minister of the People's Power for Foreign Affairs in Venezuela called the violence on the border a failed "coup" and denounced the United States govern...

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  • Weather Service Issues High Wind Warning For Monday
Weather Service Issues High Wind Warning For Monday

Winds will slowly diminish tonight and as they do, temperatures will plummet. A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds of 40 mph are expected for at least one hour, with gusts of 58 mph or greater at any time. The fast-moving air could bring scattered snow showers to the region this morning, forecasters said. Some clearing. High: 30s....

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  • Prophet Alph Lukau sued for resurrection stunt
Prophet Alph Lukau sued for resurrection stunt

The video which has gone viral received a lot of attention few minutes after it was posted on social media. "It is with regret that the outcome of such a plot/scheme has adversely affected our reputation as service providers, our valued clients and the general public", the parlours said in a statement.

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  • Vietnam Deports Kim Jong-un Doppelganger Ahead of the Summit
Vietnam Deports Kim Jong-un Doppelganger Ahead of the Summit

For Narang, the destruction of the Yongbyon complex - North Korea's main nuclear center - would mark an important step. Said Markey: "Nothing is clear, and I think as a result we could run the risk that Kim is given concessions that are not accompanied by real concessions that the United States is receiving in return from Kim and his regime".

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  • Pakistan shoots down Indian jets, carries out air strikes in Kashmir
Pakistan shoots down Indian jets, carries out air strikes in Kashmir

Major General Asif Ghafoor told a press conference that Pakistani troops on the ground captured two pilots, one of whom was injured. On Wednesday morning, India's external affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj, emphasised that Pakistan's military was not the target of the sorties.

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  • IAF aircraft crashes in Jammu and Kashmirs Budgam district, one dead
IAF aircraft crashes in Jammu and Kashmirs Budgam district, one dead

He said the PAF shooting down Indian jets will make it clear to India to "never challenge us". Soon after the incident, a team of police rushed to the spot to ascertain the facts, there are reportedly two causalities of pilots, however, officials have not revealed anything yet.

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  • Iranian MPs plea for Zarif to continue as Foreign Minister
Iranian MPs plea for Zarif to continue as Foreign Minister

The post included a drawing honoring Fatima, the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad, as Iranians commemorate her birth Tuesday. Unconfirmed rumors circulated on social media shortly after the Instagram post went up suggested he had tried to resign on multiple occasions - and that Rouhani had finally accepted this time.

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  • MEA Air Strikes Briefing Ticks All Boxes Under International Law
MEA Air Strikes Briefing Ticks All Boxes Under International Law

Insurgents have been demanding either outright independence or union with Pakistan. Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi called the violation an "uncalled for aggression to which Pakistan shall respond at the time and place of its choosing".

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  • Trump announced his 4th of July plans today, and you’re invited
Trump announced his 4th of July plans today, and you’re invited

So, if you don't have any other plans for the 4th, think about heading to D.C. for the largest Independence Day party in the country. President Trump announced a major celebration called "A Salute To America", scheduled for July 4 at the Lincoln Memorial.

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