Vatican treasurer convicted of sexually abusing 13-year-old boys

Pell had been granted bail following the December verdict because he required knee surgery, ABC News reported . Pell's sentencing hearing is set for Wednesday. Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti initially said the Holy See would wait unti... More..

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World's smallest baby boy is sent home from the hospital
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

World's smallest baby boy is sent home from the hospital

In his five months at the hospital, he grew from 268 grams to a reported weight of 3,283 grams before being discharged two months after his due date. Keio University Hospital said the survival rate of babies ...More..

High Winds Create ‘Ice Tsunami’ in NY
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

High Winds Create ‘Ice Tsunami’ in NY

The Lake Erie ice boom proved no match for the high winds which tore across south Niagara on Sunday evening. The area was shutdown due to the ice stacking. "This is a particularly unsafe situation! If you m...More..

Wilson-Raybould says she was pushed, got veiled threats on SNC-Lavalin
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Wilson-Raybould says she was pushed, got veiled threats on SNC-Lavalin

Wilson-Raybould told the committee that she believed the pressure, which also included "veiled threats" from the country's top civil servant, Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick, was inappropriate. Wilson-Raybo...More..

IAF pilot in Pakistani custody will be governed under Geneva Convention
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

IAF pilot in Pakistani custody will be governed under Geneva Convention

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. These were the Geneva Conve...More..

Markets Hit and Flights Diverted as India-Pakistan Tensions Flare Up
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

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

The bombs were dropped on what Pakistan says was a empty wooded area, but India claims was a training ground for the militant group Jaish-e-Muhammad. "Pakistan has therefore, taken strikes at non military tar...More..

IHC dismisses Nawaz's bail petition in Al-Azizia Steel Mills Reference
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

IHC dismisses Nawaz's bail petition in Al-Azizia Steel Mills Reference

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has announced its verdict on bail plea of Nawaz Sharif . "We have always respected the courts and will continue to do so". In another case, the Supreme Court stated that a Hi...More..

by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Air Canada suspends flights to India as tensions rise with Pakistan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan called for talks with India , urging them to "come to the negotiating table". "We have no intention of escalation, but are fully prepared to do so if forced into that p...More..

Hostage held in Yemen 'recovered and reunited' with his family announces Trump
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Hostage held in Yemen 'recovered and reunited' with his family announces Trump

The president said recovering American hostages is a priority for his administration, adding, "we have now secured freedom for 20 American captives since my election victory". Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ...More..

Fat rat saved from manhole by German animal rescue
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Fat rat saved from manhole by German animal rescue

The 8-member Auerbach volunteer fire brigade soon arrived on the scene wearing their firefighting gear and began a 25-minute rescue operation posted on YouTube . But for now the rat, * a href="https://www. fac...More..

China urges Pakistan and India to show restraint, seek dialogue
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

China urges Pakistan and India to show restraint, seek dialogue

On 27 February, the Pakistani Armed Forces reported that they had shot down two Indian fighter jets that allegedly crossed the Line of Control (LoC) over the disputed Kashmir region and violated Pakistani a...More..

'Resurrection' pastor sparks South Africa Twitter craze
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

'Resurrection' pastor sparks South Africa Twitter craze

A staunch Kenyan follower of South Africa pastor Alph Lukau has come out to defend him strongly saying people are fining it hard to believe the preacher's miracles because they are used to old ones. The BBC r...More..

US Navy ships pass through Taiwan Strait
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

US Navy ships pass through Taiwan Strait

The United States sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday as the US military increased the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China. China fears tha...More..

Cardinal Pell maintains his innocence, plans to appeal his sex-abuse conviction
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Cardinal Pell maintains his innocence, plans to appeal his sex-abuse conviction

Protesters hold placards outside the County Court where Cardinal George Pell is to arrive in Melbourne , Australia, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Pell is due to be sentenced on March 13. His hearing has so far...More..

United Nations report slams US-led airstrikes & record civilian casualties in Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

United Nations report slams US-led airstrikes & record civilian casualties in Afghanistan

Another 7,189 were wounded. The UN on Sunday said it has documented almost 11,000 civilian casualties across Afghanistan in 2018, the highest ever figure in the war-torn nation. With the shockwaves of a loomi...More..

Rouhani rejects resignation of Iran foreign minister Zarif
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Rouhani rejects resignation of Iran foreign minister Zarif

In a ceremony broadcast live on state TV, Zarif signed two agreements to expand cooperation between Iran and Armenia. "I consider you, as put by the leader, to be "trustworthy, fearless and pious" and in the ...More..

Afghanistan peace talks resume in Doha with Taliban co-founder
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Afghanistan peace talks resume in Doha with Taliban co-founder

Some of our people wanted him to go there but avoid participation in the peace talks. Mr. Khalilzad tweeted that he and Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar , a co-founder of the Islamist movement, had held a " work...More..

Kansas parents concerned by 'Momo' challenge
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Kansas parents concerned by 'Momo' challenge

A school has warned parents to "be vigilant" following reports the ' Momo challenge ' has begun hacking into children's games and programmes. No clips of this happening have yet been identified but schools ha...More..

by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

What to Watch: Cohen's testimony could deal damage to Trump

President Trump's former personal lawyer told Congress on Wednesday that Trump knew ahead of time that WikiLeaks had emails damaging to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and he testified that Trump is a ...More..

Russian official accuses USA of preparing military intervention in Venezuela
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Russian official accuses USA of preparing military intervention in Venezuela

The safety of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is at risk as he prepares to return to his country and embattled President Nicolas Maduro remains in power, the top USA envoy for the crisis told the...More..

by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Egypt: Death toll at Cairo train station at 20

The station has been evacuated as firefighters battled to bring the blaze under control. Mohammed Said, the head of the Cairo Railroad hospital, said the death toll is expected to rise. He promised "harsh p...More..

Wales has warmest February day on record
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wales has warmest February day on record

This is the first time since records began that the United Kingdom has seen warm weather of more than 20c in February. And just after 1pm in Trawsgoed, history was made when the thermometer reached 20C - the ...More..

Republican Mark Harris Won't Run In New North Carolina House Election
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Republican Mark Harris Won't Run In New North Carolina House Election

Harris had unofficially won the November race by less than a thousand votes over Democrat Dan McCready . "After consulting with my physicians, there are several things that my health situation requires as a ...More..

Trump and Kim: From insults to two summits
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Trump and Kim: From insults to two summits

That means he would be due to arrive in Vietnam early on Tuesday. Washington wants Pyongyang to stop all nuclear and missile tests; provide an inventory of all facilities related to the production of weapon...More..

Pakistan Shoots Down Two Indian Warplanes
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Pakistan Shoots Down Two Indian Warplanes

On Tuesday, Pakistan began shelling using heavy calibre weapons in 12 to 15 places along the Line of Control, a spokesman for the Indian defence forces said on Wednesday. "We do not want escalation, we do not w...More..

Python found in woman’s shoe after flight
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Python found in woman’s shoe after flight

A woman who had returned to Scotland after vacationing in Australia didn't know she had hauled home a serpentine stowaway, until she reached into her suitcase to unpack and encountered a snake coiled within...More..

IAF jet crashes in Budgam, 2 bodies found
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

IAF jet crashes in Budgam, 2 bodies found

An eyewitness at the crash site in Budgam claimed that "it was a jet aircraft". Many commercial flights on hold, reported news agency ANI . "Only IAF can give further details", she said. The retaliatory act co...More..

India Claims Killed Many Militants in the Strike
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

India Claims Killed Many Militants in the Strike

In one of the biggest successes of all times, India today decimated major terror camp run by Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Balakot in early morning hours on Tuesday. Ther...More..

Trump ex aide Manafort is hardened criminal: Mueller prosecutors
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Trump ex aide Manafort is hardened criminal: Mueller prosecutors

He said he'll subpoena the report, call Mueller to testify before Congress, and sue if details were withheld. Schiff's comments Sunday come as Democrats have made it clear that they are ready for an aggre...More..

Funeral organisers sue Pastor Alph Lukau over ‘fake’ resurrection video
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Funeral organisers sue Pastor Alph Lukau over ‘fake’ resurrection video

They said they had been approached by "alleged family members of the deceased" who had told them they had encountered a dispute with a different funeral service provider and wanted to use their transport servic...More..

Afghanistan: UN says record number of civilians killed in 2018
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Afghanistan: UN says record number of civilians killed in 2018

The government and its U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies were blamed for 24%, a significant increase on 2017, and many the result of airstrikes carried out predominantly by North Atlantic Treat...More..

Authorities: Mom, daughter charged in deaths of 5 relatives in Pennsylvania
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Authorities: Mom, daughter charged in deaths of 5 relatives in Pennsylvania

Monday inside the Robert Morris Apartments on West Bridge Street. Two of the victims were identified as Shana's children, 25-year-old Naa'Irah Smith and 13-year-old Damon Decree Jr. All the bodies were found ...More..

May to offer MPs no-deal Brexit vote
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

May to offer MPs no-deal Brexit vote

The prime minister promised MPs a meaningful vote on her Brexit deal by 12 March. The sequence of votes will be proposed in an amendable motion tabled by the Prime Minister for debate and vote in the Common...More..

Michael Cohen to accuse Trump of criminal activity for first time
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Michael Cohen to accuse Trump of criminal activity for first time

During Cohen's public hearing on Wednesday, however, multiple reports suggest that Cohen plans to come forward with evidence and everything he knows about Trump's business interests in Russian Federation ...More..

Assam: Toll in hooch tragedy rises to 124, over 300 in hospital
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Assam: Toll in hooch tragedy rises to 124, over 300 in hospital

Assam police investigation team led by Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Mukesh Agarwal has so far arrested 10 persons in connection with the sale and manufacture of the illicit liquor . S...More..