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Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year
Pope Francis named Time Person of the Ye...

Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year

Sydney – Pope Francis has been reportedly named Time magazine’s Person of the Year, while NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been chosen as the runner-up. The Pope, 76, rose from modest beginnings and has been praised for his down-to-earth approach, and is the first non-European pope in... read more »

World War II bomb defused in German city
World War II bomb defused in German city

World War II bomb defused in German city

Munich – A World War II bomb has been successfully def! used at the Germany’s Nuremberg central railway station, authorities an! nounced Wednesday. It was found at a construction site. It took the demolition master about an hour to remove the two igniters at both ends of the explosive... read more »

Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced upto 14 years in jail
Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attack...

Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced upto 14 years in jail...

London – Operation “Blue Star” Lieutenant-General Kuldeep Singh Brar’s London attackers have been jailed for slashing his throat in revenge for the 1984 military offensive. A Sikh gang, including Mandeep Singh Sandhu of Birmingham, Dilbag Singh and Harjit Kaur, both from London and... read more »

Same sex weddings expected in Britain next year
Same sex weddings expected in Britain ne...

Same sex weddings expected in Britain next year

London – The first same sex weddings in Britain are expected to hap! pen from March 29 next year, Women and Equalities Minister Maria Miller said Tuesday. The British parliament approved the Marriage (same-sex couples) Act 2013 in July enabling same sex weddings in England and Wales, Xinhua... read more »

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Berlusconi’s girlfriend appeals to Pope Francis to salvage his name

Berlusconi’s girlfriend appeals to Pope Francis to salvage his name

London – Silvio Berlusconi’s girlfriend has requested Pope Francis to grant her an audience so she can fight to clear the expelled senator’s name. Francesca Pascale stated... read more »

Oz sticks to stand on China’s disputed air defence zone despite Beijing criticism

Oz sticks to stand on China’s disputed air defence zone despite Beijing criticism

Sydney – Australia has stood by its criticism of China’s decision to impose an air-defence zone in the East China Sea without consultation, despite Beijing’s rebuke. Foreign... read more »

Italy's senate expels Silvio Berlusconi over tax fraud

Italy’s senate expels Silvio Berlusconi over tax fraud

London – The Italian Senate has voted to expel former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from parliament over his conviction for tax fraud. According to the BBC, Berlusconi could now... read more »

Princess Diana’s `fairy-tale` dress set to fetch 80,000 pounds at auction

Princess Diana’s `fairy-tale` dress set to fetch 80,000 pounds at auction

Melbourne – Princess Diana’s “most ornate and romantic” ball gown is all set to go under the hammer and is expected to fetch around 80,000 pounds. The shimmery frock, which was... read more »

Pope Francis sets up Vatican committee to fight child sex abuse

Pope Francis says Church won’t be `progressive` in allowing abort...

Washington – Pope Francis has reportedly said that the Catholic Church will not be ‘progressive’ to abandon its views about the morality of abortion. Francis said hat no matter how much the... read more »