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Pope Francis’ finance chief said May 27 he was ready to give evidence at a child abuse inquiry in his native Australia, as the nation’s most notorious pedophile priest insisted the pair had little to do with each other.
WASHINGTON – Reuters
An Iran nuclear deal is not likely by June 30 because technical details will remain to defined and Iran will not get sanctions relief before the end of the year in the best of cases, western ambassadors said on May 26
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Britain's David Cameron and Russia's Vladimir Putin have agreed to re-start talks on finding a solution to the crisis in Syria, a statement from Cameron said on May 25.
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
Nuclear envoys from South Korea, Japan and the United States met in Seoul on May 27, seeking a way forward to revive long-stalled, six-party talks with North Korea on its nuclear weapons programme.
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
A Sydney mother has abandoned her two children and fled to Syria for a new life under ISIL, media reported May 26, becoming one of more than 100 Australians who have joined the jihadists.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot raised concerns about Australians traveling to Turkey to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during his recent visit to Turkey.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott May 24 said his country would not follow Ireland's lead and hold a referendum on gay marriage, adding that any decisions would be made by parliament
SANKT-POELTEN, Austria - Agence France-Presse
A 14-year-old Austrian schoolboy with alleged ties to Islamist extremists and accused of intending to bomb a Vienna train station went on trial May 26 facing up to five years in prison.
ROME - Agence France-Presse
Tunisia has asked Italy to extradite a Moroccan suspected of involvement in the deadly attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis in March, the interior ministry said Friday.
BARNAKO - Agence France-Presse
Militants opened fire on two Bangladeshi peacekeepers in Mali's Bamako on May 25, killing one, the second attack within days in the capital of what is considered the most dangerous UN mission in the world.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
US surveillance aircraft and naval ships have yet to test China’s territorial claims around artificial islands built in the South China Sea, but the Pentagon warned on May 21 that could be “the next step.”
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