Monday, October 5, 2015   

Francis tells church dinosaurs to move forward
42 mins ago
Pope Francis said the Church was “not a museum'' but a place for progress, as members of a key synod on the family began its work. Francis urged a spirit ...
Russia bombs more targets in Syria
44 mins ago
Russian fighter jets carried out strikes on nine Islamic State sites in Syria over the past 24 hours, the defense ministry in Moscow said. The Russian w...
(Nobels) Belarussian author among favorties for literature prize
46 mins ago
This year's Nobel Prize in Literature will be announced on Thursday, Swedish Academy which awards the prize announced. Some of the favorites for the aw...
Justice chief says no evidence for criminal prosecution
51 mins ago
Secretary for Justice Rimky Yuen said earlier today there was no sufficient evidence to justify or warrant any criminal prosecution with regard to former Hong ...
Ahead of lawsuit, Nauru opens doors of Aussie refugee dump
10-05 14:26
Nauru announced today that asylum-seekers at an Australian immigration camp on the Pacific island will no longer be locked up. They will be free to roam. Th...
Pyongyang frees Korean student from New York
10-05 12:18
North Korea announced today it was releasing and deporting a South Korean citizen and US resident who was arrested back in April for illegal entry, South ...
Greeks find bodies of children on island shores
10-05 12:15
The badly decomposed bodies of two children were found washed up on the Greek island of Kos yesterday, the latest victims of a crisis that has seen 630,000 peo...
Portugal coalition set to form government
10-05 12:09
Portugal's ruling center-right coalition won a general election yesterday seen as a referendum on its austerity policies, but near-complete results indicated it ...
Finland predicts 50,000 asylum seekers this year
10-02 21:58
Finland updated its estimate of asylum seekers arriving in 2015 from 30,000 to 50,000 – which would be nearly 14 times as many as last year. “The new estim...
Australian police employee gunned down in Sydney
10-02 21:55
A civilian police employee was killed in a double shooting outside law enforcement headquarters in Sydney, but the attack did not appear to be linked to terrori...
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