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Burundi police arrest man for murder of 3 Italian nuns

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Police in Burundi have arrested a man for killing and raping three elderly Italian nuns murdered in twin attacks in their convent, the police spokesman said Tuesday.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

3 elderly Italian nuns raped, murdered in Burundi

Burundi Nuns

Three elderly Italian nuns were raped and murdered in twin attacks in their convent in the capital of Burundi, police said Monday as a hunt was launched for their killers.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Kerry, Hagel urge coalition against Islamic State

U.S. President Barack Obama, center, British Prime Minister David Cameron, right, and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel listen as NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks during a leaders meeting on the future of NATO at Celtic Manor in Newport, Wales, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. NATO leaders will back plans Friday for positioning more troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, establishing a rapid response force aimed at easing anxiety among member states near Russia's border and deterring the Kremlin against replicating its provocations in Ukraine elsewhere in the region. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

America’s top diplomatic and defense leaders on Friday pressed a core coalition of 10 nations to summon the will to go after the Islamic State group in Iraq by using military force and squeezing the militants’ financial resources, and they insisted the western nations build a plan by the time the UN General Assembly meets in about two weeks.

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

18 bodies found as Italy rescues 3,500 migrants

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Italian authorities have discovered 18 bodies in a boat of migrants as rescue operations went into overdrive this weekend, with 3,500 would-be refugees picked up at sea.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Italian court acquits Berlusconi in sex case

Italy's former Premier Silvio Berlusconi waves as he leaves the 'Sacra Famiglia' institute in Cesano Boscone, Italy, Friday, July 18, 2014. An Italian appeals court has acquitted former Premier Silvio Berlusconi in a sex-for-hire case. The court's decision Friday also throws out his seven-year-prison sentence and lifetime ban on holding political office that were given to him by a lower court when it convicted him last year. Berlusconi had been accused of of paying for sex with an underage prostitute and then using his influence to cover it up. AP

An Italian appeals court on Friday acquitted former Premier Silvio Berlusconi in a sex-for-hire case, reversing a lower court conviction that had carried a seven-year prison sentence and a lifetime ban on holding political office.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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