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Cardinal Pell ‘strenuously denies’ sexual assault charges by Aussie cops

SYDNEY, June 29 — The Catholic Church in Australia said today Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican treasurer, “strenuously denies” multiple sexual assault offences brought against him by...

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Italy threatens to shut ports to foreign boats saving migrants

ROME, June 29 — Italy has threatened to prevent vessels flying under foreign flags from disembarking migrants rescued in the Mediterranean in its ports, a source close to the government said...

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Celebration and protest as China president visits Hong Kong

HONG KONG, June 29 — President Xi Jinping arrives in Hong Kong today to celebrate its 20th anniversary of Chinese rule, but he faces a city divided, mass protests and aggrieved crowds...

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Australian police charge Vatican treasurer over historical sexual assaults

SYDNEY, June 29 — Australian police said today they have charged the Vatican's treasurer, Australian Cardinal George Pell, with multiple sexual assault offences. “Cardinal Pell is facing...

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North Korea takes aim at US offer of talks in rare UN statement

NEW YORK, June 29 — North Korea yesterday delivered a rare statement at the UN Security Council, accusing the United States of attaching “unjust” conditions to its offer of talks on...

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