In U.S., pope’s summit on sex abuse seen as too little, too late

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In the study of his home outside Washington, former priest Tom Doyle searched a shelf packed with books to find the thick report that led him... Read more »

Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

(Reuters) – A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely accused him of racist acts and instigating a... Read more »

Poland pulls out of Israel summit in row over WW2 role

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland pulled out of a planned summit in Israel on Monday, its prime minister said, after Israel’s acting foreign minister said “many Poles” had collaborated with... Read more »

Yemen’s warring parties agree on initial redeployment: U.N

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Yemeni government and Houthi representatives have reached an agreement on the first phase of their redeployment of forces under a U.N.-sponsored deal for the warring... Read more »

Catholic Church credibility on the line at abuse meeting

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican will gather senior bishops from around the world later this week for a conference on sex abuse designed to guide them on how... Read more »

Israeli director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ wins Berlinale

BERLIN (Reuters) – Nadav Lapid’s “Synonyms”, an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his origins after moving to Paris, won the Berlin Film Festival’s coveted Golden... Read more »

Far-right activists stage torchlit march in Bulgarian capital

SOFIA (Reuters) – More than 2,000 far-right activists from several European countries staged a torchlit procession through Sofia on Saturday to honor a Bulgarian pro-Nazi general, despite opposition from... Read more »

Turkey’s Erdogan says no going back from S-400 deal with Russia: NTV

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey will not turn back from its deal to buy S-400 missile systems from Russia, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Saturday, a day... Read more »

I did it for my daughter, says woman arrested for headscarf protest in Iran

(Reuters) – Azam Jangravi’s heart was pounding when she climbed atop an electricity transformer box on Tehran’s busy Revolution Street a year ago. She raised her headscarf in the... Read more »

Catherine Deneuve’s new film explores Islamist radicalisation

BERLIN (Reuters) – Tolerance and non-judgemental understanding may be the best way to try to save radicalized young Europeans who want to go and join militant Islamists in Middle... Read more »