Vatican’s first summit on child sex abuse: What to expect | Pope Francis

Pope Francis has summoned senior bishops from all over the world to Rome for a landmark meeting on sexual abuse. From Thursday to Sunday, 190 Catholic leaders, including 10 women, will gather in the Italian capital at the pope's...

Trump may have meddled in Cohen investigation: Report | News

A report in the New York Times is raising questions whether US President Donald Trump went further than previously reported to try and stop investigations into him and his close allies. It says Trump called his then-acting Attorney General...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns after cancer surgery | USA News

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was back on the Supreme Court bench, eight weeks after surgery for lung cancer. A liberal jurist who will turn 86 in March, she walked unassisted to her seat beside Chief Justice John...

Suicide bomber was a Pakistani, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard claims | Pakistan News

The suicide bomber who killed 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard last week was a Pakistani, a senior commander for the force alleged. Two other members of the cell behind the attack in the country's southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province, which borders...

4million Brits set for £280-a-month boost from Universal Credit

FOUR million Brits are set for a £280-a-month boost from Universal Credit, but others could be plunged into poverty and destitution if the dire problems with the system aren't fixed and benefits remain frozen. Amber Rudd hailed a fresh...

South Africa to deliver budget faced with huge debt and blackouts | News

South Africa's Finance Minister Tito Mboweni faces a balancing act with his maiden budget if he is to reassure investors in the country's troubled public electricity company without alienating union allies ahead of national elections. He is under pressure...

Brit schoolgirl, 9, dies after eating ice cream on family holiday in Costa del...

A NINE-YEAR-OLD British girl has died after eating ice cream at a Spanish hotel. The child is believed to have gone into anaphylactic shock after suffering a severe allergic reaction to the food while on a family holiday in...

Pakistan denies involvement in Iran attack | Pakistan News

Iran has said it has evidence that last week's attack on the Revolutionary Guard was planned inside Pakistan. Pakistan has denied the attack was planned from its territory and offered to cooperate with Iran. But the Iranian military is demanding...

Despite hardships, small core still backs Venezuela’s Maduro | Venezuela News

Millions of Venezuelans have called on President Nicolas Maduro to step down after what's seen as gross mismanagement of the economy. But despite the near-collapse of the oil-rich state, some are still believers in the socialist cause, Al...

Italy Senate blocks Salvini probe into holding migrants on ship | News

An Italian Senate committee voted on Tuesday to block an investigation into accusations of kidnapping against Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini over his decision to hold 150 migrants on board a ship for five days last August. The...