Church changes rules: Priests and religious who know about abuse are obliged to report it
Pope Francis lays down measures that should be adopted to prevent and fight sexual abuse against minors and vulnerable people
Trump says China 'broke the deal' in trade talks
US President Donald Trump said China "broke the deal" in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides
It's a boy! Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcome first child

The birth of the boy, as yet unnamed, was announced by Prince Harry, Duke of...

The birth of the boy, as yet unnamed, was announced by...

Moscow plane crash kills 41

Forty-one people were killed after a Russian plane made an emergency landing and burst into flames at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow

Forty-one people were killed after a Russian plane made an...

Congressman wants US intelligence to release documents on Maltese professor Joseph Mifsud

Republican congressman suggests Maltese professor Joseph Mifsud may not have been Russian counter-intelligence threat

Republican congressman suggests Maltese professor Joseph...

Second woman freed in North Korea case

The Vietnamese woman accused of the 2017 killing of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, has been released, her lawyer says

The Vietnamese woman accused of the 2017 killing of Kim...

Powerful cyclone hits India

Cyclone Fani has slammed into India's eastern coastline, according to the country's Meteorological Department

Cyclone Fani has slammed into India's eastern...

US Attorney General refuses House testimony on Mueller report

US Attorney General William Barr has refused to testify to the Democratic-led...

US Attorney General William Barr has refused to testify to...

Venezuela's Guaidó vows crippling strikes

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has called for an escalating...

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has called...

Mozambique death toll rises as aid blocked

The death toll in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique has risen to 38, officials...

The death toll in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique has risen...

Sri Lanka bans face covering after attacks

Sri Lanka has banned face coverings in public, following a spate of suicide...

Sri Lanka has banned face coverings in public, following a...

Spanish PM's Socialists win snap polls marked by far-right gains

Spain's governing Socialists won the country's third election in four...

Spain's governing Socialists won the country's...

Australia warns more terror attacks 'likely' in Sri Lanka

The Australian foreign ministry has warned more terror attacks were...

The Australian foreign ministry has warned more terror...

Joe Biden expected to launch 2020 presidential campaign next week

Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to join the crowded 2020 Democratic...

Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to join the...

Myanmar landslide buries at least 54 jade miners

At least 54 jade miners are feared to have died after they were buried in mud...

At least 54 jade miners are feared to have died after they...

Sri Lanka vows to overhaul state security

Sri Lanka's president has vowed to overhaul state security after several...

Sri Lanka's president has vowed to overhaul state...

New IRA takes responsibility for the killing of journalist Lyra Mckee

The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the killing of journalist Lyra...

The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the killing of...

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290

The police said they had arrested 24 people, but it is still not clear who...

The police said they had arrested 24 people, but it is...

President warns UN and West about turning a blind eye on Libya

As general Haftar’s forces continue their assault on Tripoli, thousands...

As general Haftar’s forces continue their assault on...

Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland ‘terrorist incident’

Northern Ireland Police said the New IRA was likely behind the killing which...

Northern Ireland Police said the New IRA was likely behind...