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Pope Francis opened a landmark sex abuse-prevention summit yesterday by offering senior Catholic leaders 21 proposals to punish predators and keep children safe, warning that the faithful are demanding concrete action and not just words. The tone...

WASHINGTON (AP): The United States (US) and China resumed high-levels talk yesterday aimed at easing a trade standoff that has unnerved global investors and clouded the outlook for the world economy. The talks opened as a Chinese delegation led by...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP): The United states (US) Department said several men arrested in Haiti with a cache of weaponry at a time of violent demonstrations have been returned to the US before a scheduled court hearing in the Caribbean nation. The...

BRUSSELS (AP) — After the resignations of three of her party’s lawmakers over Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May came away from more talks on preventing the U.K. from crashing out of the European Union with both she and the EU...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis opened a landmark sex abuse prevention summit Thursday by offering senior Catholic leaders 21 proposals to punish predators and keep children safe, warning that the faithful are demanding concrete action and...

LONDON (AP): Brexit-driven cracks in Britain’s political party system yawned wider yesterday, as three pro-European lawmakers quit the ruling Conservatives to join a new centrist group of independents. All the lawmakers are opposed to the...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe, without its own currency for a decade, took steps to address its worsening economic crisis by allowing its surrogate currency, bond notes, and electronic funds to float freely against other major currencies,...

ZAGREB (AP): A Croatian court on Wednesday ordered one month’s detention for a woman suspected of killing her younger sister, whose body was found in a freezer more than 18 years after she went missing. The news came as hundreds of people attended...

MUZAFFARABAD (AP): India halted a key bus service with the Pakistani-controlled part of Kashmir, cutting the only land route linking the divided Himalayan region, Pakistani and Indian officials said Wednesday. According to a Pakistani official,...

PARIS (AP) — A French court ordered Switzerland’s largest bank, UBS, to pay 4.5 billion euros or US$5.1 billion in fines and damages for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities, wrapping up one of France’s...
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