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All aboard: Hong Kong bullet train signals high-speed integration with China

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s controversial bullet train got off to a smooth start on Sunday, as hundreds of passengers whistled north across the border at...

Fugitive New Mexico priest pleads not guilty to abuse charges

(Reuters) – A former Catholic priest who fled the United States after allegations he sexually abused a child in the 1990s has been extradited from Morocco and...

Morocco extradites ex-priest to face abuse charges in New Mexico

(Reuters) – A former Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing a child in the early 1990s while serving as a military chaplain on a U.S. Air Force base has been...

Nazi war crimes suspect, 94, faces trial in German youth court

BERLIN (Reuters) – A 94-year-old German is to go on trial accused of being accessory to hundreds of murders in a Nazi concentration camp during World War Two, a...

Germany’s Merkel sees a lot of work to do on Brexit by October

SALZBURG, Austria (Reuters) – Substantial progress must be made on Brexit by October if a deal is to be struck in November, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on...

Relief for UK pet owners: Serial cat killer does not exist, police say

LONDON (Reuters) – A feared serial cat killer who for three years was believed to have mutilated pets across London does not exist, and foxes or other wildlife...

Vatican temporarily suspends Indian bishop accused of raping nun

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Vatican has accepted a request from a bishop in India to be temporarily relieved of his pastoral duties as police questioned him for a...

South African man arrested for racist rant at Ramaphosa

(Note: story contains offensive language) FILE PHOTO: President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers a eulogy at the funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at the Orlando stadium in...

Irish PM says no progress in Brexit talks on border issue

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Irish Prime Minister Leo Vardkar said on Wednesday there has been no progress in six months in talks between the European Union and Britain on...

UK warns British-Iranian dual nationals over travel to Iran

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Wednesday advised British-Iranian dual nationals against all but essential travel to Iran, tightening up its existing travel advice...