A high-ranking Vatican priest working in the Holy See's embassy in Washington has been recalled after US prosecutors asked for him to be charged in an investigation into images of child abuse, officials said.
Tributes have been paid to a “talented, energetic and dedicated” journalist who was reportedly killed by a crocodile while on holiday in Sri Lanka.
Financial Times reporter Paul McClean was said to have been washing his hands in the river when he was attacked by the reptile.
Japan's nuclear policy-setting Atomic Energy Commission has called for nuclear power to remain a key component of the country's energy supply despite broad public support for a less nuclear-reliant society.
PARTS of Florida are inching back towards normality with workers restoring power, clearing roads and replenishing fuel supplies, even as teams scour the southernmost islands and authorities warn of mass devastation.
RUSSIA must allow Nato monitors to observe its military exercises near Baltic states next week to ensure they are not being used as a disguise or precursor for aggressive action against neighbours, the alliance's secretary general has said.