A US cleric blamed for attacking grown-ups surrendered on Thursday, in the most recent sex mishandle outrage to shake the Catholic Church. Pope Francis has acknowledged the acquiescence of Monsignor Michael J Bransfield as minister of Wheeling-Charleston in the US province of West Virginia, a Vatican proclamation said. Independently, the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston said on […]

Brazil’s right-wing presidential cantdidate, Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed and seriously injured while campaigning on Thursday, with police saying the suspect claimed to be acting on orders from God. It was the latest bizarre twist in a presidential race in which the most popular candidate, former president and leftist hero Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, is […]

President Donald Trump responded Wednesday to a damning book about his presidency by journalist Bob Woodward by suggesting that Congress change US libel laws. “Isn’t it a shame that someone can write an article or book, totally make up stories and form a picture of a person that is literally the exact opposite of the […]

A suicide bomber blew up a vehicle in the town of Al-Qaim in western Iraq on Wednesday, killing at least 11 people, five of them security personnel, police said. The town, on the Syrian border some 340 kilometres (215 miles) from Baghdad, was one of the last in Iraq to be recaptured from the Islamic […]

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck along Peru’s border with Brazil on Friday, the US Geological Survey said. It said the quake hit at a depth of 609 kilometers (380 miles), on Peru’s eastern frontier with Brazil. AFP

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