World

Pope names Guam administrator after bishop accused of abuse

Pope names Guam administrator after bishop accused of abuse

Pope Francis has named a special administrator for the Catholic Church on the Pacific island of Guam after its archbishop was accused of sexually abusing young boys decades ago
Updated one month ago
Afghan president condemns killing of NPR reporters in south

Afghan president condemns killing of NPR reporters in south

The Afghan president has condemned the killing of David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video editor for National Public Radio, and Afghan reporter Zabihullah Tamanna
Updated one month ago
Ruling party sees stinging defeats in Mexican elections

Ruling party sees stinging defeats in Mexican elections

Mexico's ruling party appeared to have suffered a series of stinging defeats in the 12 governorships up for grabs in state elections, according to preliminary vote counts Monday
Updated one month ago
Israel checking French tycoon's claim he funded Netanyahu

Israel checking French tycoon's claim he funded Netanyahu

Israeli authorities say they are looking into a French tycoon's claim he gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu more than $1 million for an election campaign, a possible violation of campaign finance laws
Updated one month ago

Assisted dying about to be legal in Canada

Doctor-assisted dying is about to become legal in Canada without clear legislation on how it would work
Updated one month ago

UN and 3 global groups highlight election tensions in Congo

The United Nations and 3 global organizations issue a rare joint statement highlighting growing global concern at rising political tensions in Congo ahead of elections where some fear the president may try to stay in power despite a constitutional ban
Updated one month ago
Vets, families remember Normandy D-Day landings, 72 years on

Vets, families remember Normandy D-Day landings, 72 years on

Proud veterans in their 90s and families of fallen soldiers are commemorating the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy 72 years ago that helped the Allies defeat Hitler
Updated one month ago
3 dead, 10 hospitalized as 1 Belgian train runs into another

3 dead, 10 hospitalized as 1 Belgian train runs into another

A late-night passenger train slammed at high speed into a slow-moving freight train in eastern Belgium, killing three people and sending 10 others to the hospital, authorities said Monday
Updated one month ago

Hungary's far-right Jobbik party's leader strengthens power

Experts say the leader of Hungary's far-right Jobbik party is trying to strengthen his power by forcing a key party member to resign from parliament
Updated one month ago

Israel finds artifacts hidden in Norwegian diplomatic car

Israeli authorities say they found ancient coins and artifacts hidden in the paneling of a diplomatic vehicle used by the Norwegian Embassy
Updated one month ago