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A suspect has been taken into custody in Pittsburgh, in the US state of Pennsylvania, after a shooting that caused "multiple casualties" at a synagogue, according to police.
Multiple casualties have been reported as police deal with an active gunman near a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
US television icon Bill Cosby was on Tuesday sentenced to three to 10 years in prison by a judge in Norristown, Pennsylvania for sexually assaulting a woman 14 years ago.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington who was blamed for not doing enough to deal with paedophile priests in Pennsylvania, prostrated on Friday in a sign of repentance at a mass dedicated to victims of abuse.
A US bishop accused of molesting adults resigned on Thursday, in the latest sex abuse scandal to rock the Catholic Church.
In a bid to calm frayed nerves and move forward following the sex scandal involving senior Catholic officials, a delegation of U.S. cardinals and bishops is to meet Thursday with Pope Francis.
Pope Francis will host a meeting in February of senior bishops from around the globe to discuss "the protection of minors", the Vatican announced on Wednesday.
New York on Tuesday honoured the nearly 3,000 people killed on September 11, 2001, in a ceremony at Ground Zero, the site where hijacked Al-Qaeda planes brought down the Twin Towers.
Pope Francis has declined to comment on a claim he personally ignored sexual abuse allegations against a senior clergyman, after a visit to Ireland dominated by Church scandals.
Pope Francis in Ireland on Sunday “begged for God’s forgiveness” for the child sexual abuse scandal rocking the church, but faced accusations by a former Vatican official that he had personally ignored allegations against senior clergy.
With the Catholic Church rocked by a devastating US report into child sex abuse, Pope Francis has this week sharpened his critcism on the explosive issue — but he remains under pressure to enact far-reaching changes.
Pope Francis will meet victims of clergy sexual abuse during his trip to Ireland this weekend, the Vatican said on Tuesday, as scandals in several countries mire the Catholic Church in its worst credibility crisis in more than 15 years.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey would impose sanctions on two US officials in retaliation for a similar move by Washington in a row over the detention of an American pastor.
Turkey and the United States were on Thursday locked in the most serious diplomatic crisis between the NATO allies in years after Washington slapped sanctions on two senior Turkish ministers and Ankara vowed to retaliate.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the US in comments published Sunday that sanctions would not force Ankara to “step back” after Donald Trump threatened to punish Turkey if a US pastor was not freed.
The Rio de Janeiro club began preliminary talks with Mikel’s representatives last month after aborting their pursuit of former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure.
European airline giant Lufthansa said Thursday it has placed 87,000 workers — more than 60 percent of its workforce — on government-backed shorter hours schemes, as air travel idles amid the coronavirus crisis.
The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammed Babandede, in a video said coronavirus infection is a humbling experience.
The federal government is making plans to release some prison inmates as apart of measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 within the correctional facilities (prisons), the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said on Wednesday.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.
A rapid test has been approved in the United States which is intended to detect within minutes whether a person is infected with the coronavirus.
The news of Arteta falling ill was followed by Premier League postponing games on March 13 with the league currently suspended until April 30.
Inter Milan defender Diego Godin felt “exposed” to coronavirus until the last minute, saying Serie A tried to continue until it became “unsustainable”.
Joe Diffie, an American Grammy award-winning country music singer, died on Sunday of coronavirus. He was 61.
Rights activist and publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, has accused the Nigerian government of plotting to detain him over his report on the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, testing positive for COVID-19.