PopeFrancis has joked that some people in the Church hoped he would not survive his recent colon operation, and denounced vociferous conservative critics for doing “the work of the devil” by undermining the Roman Catholic Church... They were reported on Tuesday by the Jesuit magazine La Civilta Cattolica ... “Still alive ... So be it ... Tags ... Advertisement ... .
Racism, the climate crisis and the world’s worsening divisions will take center stage at the United Nations on Wednesday, a day after the U.N. chief issued a grim warning that “we are on the edge of an abyss.”.For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more than two dozen world leaders appeared in person at the U.N ... But Wednesday’s U.N ... .
US Air Force/Master Sgt. Scott ThompsonThe US military is preparing for a potential conflict for a capable adversary, namely Russia and China. Part of that preparation is finding ways to distribute forces so they can keep operating if fighting starts ... See more stories on Insider's business page ... US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook ... Scott Thompson ... Col.
WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - US military officials have insisted since the last American troops withdrew from Afghanistan last month that they would be able to detect and attack Islamic State or Qaeda threats in the country from afar ... US commanders concede that the missions will be more difficult without a military presence in the country ... Kenneth F ... Gen ... �.
A controversial auction of pre-Colombian artefacts went ahead in Germany on Tuesday, even though diplomats from seven Latin American countries supported a Mexican bid to halt the sale ... In total, the sale catalogue listed more than 300 items from Latin America ... .
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WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - Hundreds of thousands of people are reported missing in the United States every year. But it's rare for a single case to capture the public's attention - and galvanise individuals to take action - as the disappearance of Gabrielle Petito has ... Then, Sept 1, Laundrie returned from the trip alone ... "This girl is actively missing.".
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake has rattled Australia's southeast including the city of Melbourne. The earthquake happened about 09.15 local time on Wednesday at Mansfield, not far from the Victorian state capital ... Features ... .
A group of U.S. diplomats who have had symptoms in line with the “Havana syndrome” reportedly met with Secretary of StateAntonyBlinken earlier this month to vocalize “frustration” over continued skepticism about their conditions they say exists among some high-level federal officials ... officials at the U.S ... ....