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Rome church and state refuse funeral for Nazi

Rome's mayor, police chief and the pope's right-hand man have all refused to grant Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke a church funeral in the city where he participated in one of the worst massacres in German-occupied Italy.<p>As his body lies in a Rome hospital morgue, debate rages over what to do with …

Palestinian youths face Israeli abuse: report

The UN Children's Fund has said Israel's army and police force continue to mistreat Palestinian youths during arrests and detentions, despite agreeing to test alternative treatment following international pressure.<p>Teh fund's progress report, released on Monday, stated that "violations are ongoing", …

Deadly bombing hits mosque in northern Iraq

An Iraqi official says a bomb planted near a Sunni mosque in northern Iraq has killed 12 worshippers after morning prayers on a major Muslim holiday.<p>Police Colonel Taha Salaheddin says the attack took place in Kirkuk on Tuesday. The bomb went off as worshippers were leaving the al-Qodus mosque …

Iran FM says nuclear talks to continue soon

Iran and world powers will meet in Geneva in "a few weeks" to continue negotiations over Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, Iran's foreign minister said Wednesday.<p>"The continuation of the negotiations will be in Geneva in a few weeks," Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on his Facebook page.<p>Iran, …

Libyan al-Qaeda suspect pleads not guilty

An alleged senior al-Qaeda figure captured in Libya has pleaded not guilty in a US federal court to allegations he was involved in the 1998 bombing of the US embassy in Kenya.<p>The appearance of Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, better known as Abu Anas al-Liby, comes 10 days after a US Army squad captured him …

Kidnapped Turkish pilots appear on TV

Two kidnapped Turkish pilots have appeared in a video broadcast by Lebanese television channel LBC, saying they wished they could be at home.<p>Murat Akpinar and Murat Agca, both Turkish Airlines employees who were kidnapped on Beirut's airport road on August 9, said they were in good health, but …

England's mental health services 'in crisis'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1019000/1019623_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524664157_720b398b2e22031b80bcc44ef7dd17c9<p><b>The mental health service in England is in crisis and unsafe, says one of the country's leading psychiatrists.</b><p>Dr Martin Baggaley, medical director of the …

Mental Health

Parliament Tells Royal Family To Tighten Its Belt

Queen Elizabeth's boiler needs fixing and her royal train's 1970s décor badly needs refreshing. These woes were just some of the details that came to …

Plummeting morale at Fukushima Daiichi as nuclear cleanup takes its toll

Staff on the frontline of operation plagued by health problems and fearful about the future, insiders say<p>Dressed in a hazardous materials suit, full-face mask and hard hat, Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, left his audience in no doubt: "The future of Japan," he said, "rests on your shoulders. I …

Man with knife at Buckingham Palace: 'I wanted to see the Queen'

The man who armed himself with a knife and tried to enter Buckingham Palace to confront Queen Elizabeth II has pleaded guilty to trespass and possession of a bladed article.<p>David Belmar, 44, of London, appeared in Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, the UK’s Press Association news agency …

Japan braces itself for 'once in a decade' typhoon

Tokyo is bracing itself for the arrival of Typhoon Wipha - a 'once in a decade' storm hurtling towards Japan's capital city.<p>A "once-in-a-decade" typhoon is threatening <b>Japan</b>– disrupting travel and shipping, and forcing precautions to be taken at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant.<p>Typhoon …

Weather

Budget Fights Have Cost Americans 2 Million Jobs Since 2010

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>According to a new report from Macroeconomic Advisers, America's budget fights have cost more than 2 …

Egypt's Security Forces On Edge As Muslims Mark Eid Al-Adha

Muslims across Egypt offered prayers at local mosques early Tuesday to mark Eid al-Adha, as security forces shut down key public squares that have seen mass protests, including Cairo's Tahrir Square.<p>In the east of the capital, interim president Adly Mansour and army chief General Abdel Fattah …