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Cardinal Bernard Law: Disgraced US cardinal dies in Rome

Cardinal Bernard Law: Disgraced US cardinal dies in Rome

Cardinal Bernard Law, who was forced to resign as archbishop of Boston 15 years ago over a Church sex abuse scandal, has died aged 86 in Rome. Cardinal Law stepped down in 2002 after journalists reported he had moved paedophile priests between parishes rather than...
The Israeli military first took his legs, then his life

The Israeli military first took his legs, then his life

The Israeli army sharpshooter couldn’t target the lower part of his victim’s body — Ibrahim Abu Thuraya didn’t have one. The 29-year-old, who worked washing cars and who lived in Gaza City’s Shati refugee camp, lost both legs from the hips down in an Israeli airstrike...
Delhi rolls out ‘anti-smog’ mist cannon in trial run

Delhi rolls out ‘anti-smog’ mist cannon in trial run

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday unveiled a new weapon against air pollution — an “anti-smog gun” which authorities hope will clear the skies above New Delhi but which environmentalists say amounts to a band-aid solution. The cannon’s Indian...