Cardinal found guilty of sexual offences

Cardinal found guilty of sexual offences

Cardinal George Pell has been found guilty of sexual offences in Australia, making him the highest-ranking Catholic figure to receive such a conviction. Pell abused two choir boys in the rooms of a Melbourne cathedral...

Senegal leader Macky Sall heading for poll victory

Senegalese President Macky Sall is headed towards a second term in office, his prime minister has alleged. Mohammed Dionne said preliminary results suggested Mr Sall had secured about 57% of the vote in Sunday's elections,...

Nigeria awaits results of delayed vote

Ballots are being counted in Nigeria's closely fought general election, although voting has been extended to a second day in a handful of places. Due to logistical problems and some cases of violence, polls have...

Presidential election kicks off in Senegal

Senegalese voters are casting their ballots in the country's presidential election. President Macky Sall is seeking a second term and faces four challengers in his bid. Since coming into office, Mr Sall has focused on new...

Sudan leader declares state of emergency

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has declared a national state of emergency, dismissed the federal government and sacked all state governors. Mr Bashir made the announcement in a TV address to the nation, but later appointed...

R Kelly in custody over sex abuse charges

R Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, at least nine of which involve minors. The R&B star, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, has faced decades of claims...

Nigerians finally vote in delayed poll

Nigerians are finally going to the polls for the country's general election following a last-minute postponement of the vote a week ago. The main challenger to President Muhammadu Buhari, 76, is the former vice president,...

Nigerians taken past danger zone to vote

Displaced people in north-east Nigeria have told the BBC they were transported through a dangerous conflict zone ahead of the country's elections in an operation agreed by the main political parties. The BBC has been...

Fire kills 78 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

A fast-moving fire killed at least 78 when it swept through a historic district of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka. The blaze broke out on Wednesday night in a residential building that had flammable chemicals stored on...

Church cardinals urge end of ‘homosexual agenda’

Two prominent Roman Catholic Church cardinals have called for an end of the "plague of the homosexual agenda", urging bishops to end their complicity and silence over cases of sexual abuse. Cardinals Burke and Brandmüller...
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