Society

Cheering crowds, smoke and red carpets greet French World Cup heroes - 07/16/2018

Paris - By Pol O Gradaigh and Antonia Zimmermann, - France's victorious World Cup football team returned home on Monday to a hero's welcome. From the moment they touched down at Charles de Gaulle...

Party colleagues distance themselves from hardline German minister - 07/14/2018

Berlin Already facing heavy criticism from opposition parties and his Social Democrat coalition partners, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is also up against resistance to his hardline...

Search for missing Thai boys intensifies with international support - 07/01/2018

Chiang Rai, Thailand - A search operation for a youth football team believed to be trapped in a cave in northern Thailand for more than a week intensified Sunday with the arrival of international...

Vatican: Young gay people want us to pay more attention to them - 06/19/2018

Vatican City (dpa) - Young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual (LGBT) people would like the Catholic Church to be more attentive to their needs, a Vatican document acknowledged on Tuesday.  ...

Spain's first woman-majority cabinet takes oath of office - 06/07/2018

Madrid - The 17 ministers of Spain's new government were sworn in by King Felipe VI on Thursday, five days after Pedro Sanchez took office as the country's new prime minister.   For the first...

Death toll in Guatemalan volcano eruption climbs to 25 - 06/04/2018

Guatemala City - By Amafredo Castellanos - At least 25 people were killed and 300 injured Sunday after a volcano erupted in Guatemala, spewing ash and lava over the surrounding area, the disaster...

Cardinal Pell pleading not guilty after committed to stand trial - 05/01/2018

Melbourne - By Subel Bhandari, - Australian Cardinal George Pell has pleaded not guilty to several historical sexual offence charges involving multiple complainants after a judge in Melbourne Tuesday...

Scientists find healthy Tasmanian Devils, giving hope to save species - 04/29/2018

Sydney - A group of healthy Tasmanian Devils have been found in a remote part of the Australian island-state of Tasmania, reigniting hope to save the endangered species from going extinct.  The...

Russians protest after devastating mall fire amid rumoured cover-up - 03/27/2018

Moscow - Hundreds of people in a major Siberian city took to the streets in protest on Tuesday amid rumours that authorities under-reported the death toll from a devastating blaze at a popular...

Probe advances as French cop hailed as hero in supermarket siege dies - 03/26/2018

PARIS, Sebastian Kunigkeit (dpa) - A policeman who volunteered himself as a hostage in exchange for a civilian during the siege of supermarket in southern France died of his injuries, the president...
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