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Sex abuse scandals overshadow pope’s meetings in Chile

Pope Francis will hold a closely watched meeting with members of Chile’s under-fire clergy on Tuesday, the first full day of his visit to a country whose Church is beset by sex abuse scandals.

Billionaire Sebastian Pinera to return as Chile’s president

Billionaire Sebastian Pinera will return to power as Chile's president next year, according to virtually complete results from a runoff election held Sunday.

Sebastian Pinera, Alejandro Guillier to contest runoff in Chile election

Billionaire conservative Sebastian Pinera, who held a commanding lead in Chile's first round of presidential voting, and leftist former TV journalist Alejandro Guillier will contest a runoff next month.

Augusto Pinochet casts long shadow over Chile vote

He's been dead for 11 years, but Augusto Pinochet still casts a long shadow over Sunday's presidential election in conservative Chile, where the right is set to reclaim power.

Brazil lawsuit accuses Sri Lankan envoy of war cimes

Human rights groups in South America have filed war crimes lawsuits against a former Sri Lankan general who is now his country's ambassador to Brazil.

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LEA urges parents to monitor internet sites their children are browsing

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Sex abuse scandals overshadow pope’s meetings in Chile

Pope Francis will hold a closely watched meeting with members of Chile’s under-fire clergy on Tuesday, the first full day of his visit to a country whose Church is beset by sex abuse scandals.

Paracetamol abuse damages liver, kidney – PSN chief

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COL’s online courses suitable for skill acquisition – Indian envoy

Mr Vikas Swarup, the India High Commissioner to Canada, has said that Commonwealth of Learning (COL)’s Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is suitable for skill acquisition.

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Nigeria’s GDP to grow by 2.5% in 2018 – World Bank

The World Bank forecasts that economic growth in Nigeria would edge up to at least 2.5 per cent in 2018, as the country benefits from improved commodity prices, investments and trade.

We’re committed to staying at the San Siro – AC Milan

AC Milan say that they are committed to the Stadio San Siro after the mayor of Milan said they were looking to leave the home they share with city rivals Inter Milan.

US to withdraw more troops from Iraq in coming months

The U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Silliman, on Wednesday said U.S. would withdraw more troops from Iraq in the coming months.

Police nab notorious criminal gang member in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a suspected member of the notorious criminal gang popularly called, “Malaysian Boys’’.

NAMA chief Fola Akinkuotu pledges improved airspace safety

Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, the Managing Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, said the agency would continue to work assiduously toward building upon the current safety profile of the nation’s airspace.