Anger is growing in Japan over the upcoming state funeral for Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated in July. The former prime minister had links to the Unification Church, a controversial religious organisation based in South Korea.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has finally resigned as the United Kingdom's prime minister. His premiership was defined by one scandal after another.
We look at a Russian doping scandal involving a budding ice skating champion at the Winter Olympics. Also in Russia, a teenager is sentenced to prison for trying to blow up the Russian intelligence agency in a video game. Plus, a woman says the viral word game Wordle saved her from a terrifying home invasion and finally, we bring you the darling of the US Olympic curling team!
The resignations come as Boris Johnson is battling to hold onto his position as British prime minister following reports of illegal parties during a coronavirus lockdown.
We look at the murder of a fourth journalist in Mexico, which is now the most dangerous country for reporters. Also, tensions between Mali and France draw strong opinions in the African press. Finally, Boris Johnson gets a spanking from the papers over the lockdown-breaching parties at Downing Street!
Former Pope Benedict XVI has apologized for giving false testimony during a child sexual abuse probe. For many Catholics, the statement isn't enough; they are bitterly disappointed and demand an admission of guilt.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he had no intention of resigning over a series of lockdown-breaking gatherings at his Downing Street office and residence, pledging to get on with the job. Johnson answered questions from MPs during a combative Prime Minister's Questions session ahead of the release of an official report into allegations of partying during lockdown that could threaten his future as prime minister.
18 Nov 2021
British PM Johnson under pressure over corruption scandal at weekly questions
10 Oct 2021
Nearly two dozen WHO employees have been accused of sexual abuse during an Ebola outbreak in Congo. The organization's main donors, including the US and EU, have called for accountability.
6 Oct 2021
Pope Francis expresses his personal shame and that of the Church at the sexual abuse of children by French Catholic clergy, and offers the victims his prayers, after the scale of the problem was laid bare in a devastating report. An independent commission revealed earlier this week that French Catholic clergy sexually abused around 216,000 minors over seven decades since 1950, calling the scandal a "massive phenomenon" that was covered up by a "veil of silence".
8 Sep 2021
Michael Fawcett has stepped aside to allow a probe into allegations that he offered to help secure a knighthood and British citizenship for a wealthy Saudi businessman.
2 Jul 2021
Brazilians protest in front of Brasilia's National Congress in support of a fresh bid launched by opposition lawmakers to impeach President Jair Bolsonaro, after more allegations broke of corruption in acquiring coronavirus vaccines to tackle a pandemic he is accused of having criminally mishandled.