VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has defrocked two Chilean bishops accused of molesting minors, as he tries to tackle the Catholic Church?s sexual abuse scandals around the world.More about this news
LONDON -- Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, is pregnant and due to give birth next spring, Kensington Palace announced Monday.
MADRID -- A Spanish civil guard on patrol was shot dead in the early hours of Monday morning in the southern city of Granada, local authorities confirmed.
WELLINGTON -- A report released on Monday showed New Zealand's total expenditure on research and development (R&D) was 1.23 percent of GDP in 2016, which is to be raised to two percent, an increase that will require sustained growth in R&D investment by both the public and private sectors.
YANGON -- A total of 21 people were killed with 61 injured in connection with 22 traffic accident cases on Myanmar's Yangon-Mandalay highway as of Oct. 14, according to the highway police force Monday.
CHENNAI/NEW DELHI - Labor unrest is on the rise at two centers in India where motorcycles and components are manufactured, underlining the problems Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces in creating new manufacturing jobs that are sustainable and pay attractive wages.
BRUSSELS - Italy is resisting a European Union push to impose sanctions on states who carry out cyberattacks, a move that appears in line with Rome’s calls to de-escalate tensions with Russia but that could alienate Italy from its EU allies.
DUBAI/WASHINGTON- Saudi Arabia on Sunday warned against threats to punish it over last week’s disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as European leaders piled on pressure and two more U.S. executives scrapped plans to attend a Saudi investor conference.
SEOUL - North and South Korea agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links, another step in an improving relationship that has raised U.S. concern about the possible undermining of its bid to press the North to give up its nuclear program.