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Georgian Orthodox Church caught in ‘poisoning plot’

Picture copyright AP Picture caption There are suspicions that Georgian Church Patriarch Ilia II was the goal Georgian police have arrested a priest suspected of plotting to poison a prime determine within the Georgian Orthodox Church. Prosecutors mentioned cyanide was present in Fr Giorgi Mamaladze’s baggage when he was detained at Tblisi airport on Friday, earlier than he might fly to Germany. The pinnacle of the Georgian Church, Patriarch Ilia

Australia Outback: German vacationers discovered lifeless

Picture copyright ABC Picture caption The alarm was raised after a park ranger noticed the couple’s rented automotive Two aged German vacationers have been discovered lifeless in a distant space of Australia’s Northern Territory. The couple, of their 70s, arrived in Australia earlier this month and rented a automotive in Alice Springs on Thursday. A search was launched on Sunday after the car was discovered empty 70km (43 miles) away

Hong Kong cops convicted of beating protester

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption Ken Tsang was assaulted whereas collaborating in 2014’s pro-democracy protests Seven cops in Hong Kong have been convicted of beating a protester throughout pro-democracy rallies in 2014. The group, charged with deliberately inflicting grievous bodily hurt, had been discovered responsible of a lesser cost of inflicting bodily hurt. Hong Kong noticed main protests in 2014 after China dominated out open nominations for the election of

New York Trend Week: Breast most cancers survivors hit the catwalk

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption Actress Mira Sorvino, Cancerland founder Champagne Pleasure and designer Dana Donofree on stage Ladies who survived breast most cancers took over the catwalk at New York Trend Week in another lingerie present to boost funds for charity. The AnaOno Intimates present was devised by US designer, and breast most cancers survivor, Dana Donofree, and launched by Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino. Fashions with totally different shapes

Sasikala: Responsible verdict ends Jayalalitha aide’s chief minister bid

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption Sasikala was appointed as the overall secretary of the celebration after Jayalalitha’s loss of life in December India’s Supreme Court docket has convicted Sasikala Natarajan of corruption, ending her makes an attempt to turn out to be chief minister of Tamil Nadu. Sasikala was an aide of chief minister Jayalalitha, who died in December. Although she has by no means held public workplace, the ruling

Australia is failing to enhance indigenous lives, report reveals

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Picture caption Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians make up about three% of the nation’s inhabitants Australia will not be on observe to shut the hole in life expectancy between its indigenous and non-indigenous folks, a serious report card has discovered. The annual Closing The Gap report decided Australia is failing six of seven key measures aimed toward lowering indigenous drawback. PM Malcolm Turnbull instructed parliament

Disney drops star over anti-Semitism

Picture copyright Getty Photos Disney has reduce ties with the world’s highest paid YouTube star PewDiePie over allegations of anti-Semitism. The choice got here after a number of movies he launched over the previous few months had been discovered to comprise Nazi references or anti-Semitic imagery. PewDiePie, whose actual identify is Felix Kjellberg, accepted the fabric was offensive, however stated he didn’t help “any form of hateful attitudes”. The Swede

‘Extraordinarily Excessive Ranges’ Of Poisonous Pollution Discovered In Deepest Elements Of World’s Oceans

Not even the very deepest, darkest depths of Earth’s oceans can escape mankind’s legacy of poisonous air pollution. In a stunning discovery highlighting the interconnectedness of our planet, scientists have detected “extremely high levels” of natural chemical compounds within the fatty tissue of amphipods, a sort of crustacean, residing in Mariana trench ― the deepest a part of the world’s oceans. “We nonetheless consider the deep ocean as being this distant

Michael Flynn: Trump’s nationwide safety adviser quits

White Home nationwide safety adviser Michael Flynn has resigned over his contacts with Russia. Mr Flynn is alleged to have mentioned US sanctions with the Russian ambassador earlier than President Trump took workplace. He’s stated to have misled officers in regards to the dialog. Earlier, US media reported that the Justice Division had warned the White Home in regards to the contacts late final month. They stated that Mr Flynn

Harrison Ford ‘in near-miss’ at US airport

Picture copyright AP Picture caption An extended-time aviation fanatic, Harrison Ford owns a number of plane US actor Harrison Ford has been concerned in a near-miss whereas flying his airplane in California, US media say. They are saying Ford, aged 74, was instructed to land on a runway at John Wayne airport in Orange Nation on Monday. However as a substitute he mistakenly landed on a parallel taxiway, passing over