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Former Archbishop Arrested for Child Porn Kept Massive Cache of Files on his Vatican Computer

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A former archbishop placed under house arrest by the Vatican on Tuesday allegedly had 100,000 child pornography videos and images hidden on his work computer at the Holy See’s compound in the Dominican Republic, according to a report in Italy’s Il Corriere della Sera newspaper. The Vatican arrested Jozef Wesolowski on Tuesday under allegations of paying for sex with minors while serving papal ambassador in the ... Read More »

A Warning in China: Beware the ‘Blue Fatty’ Cat

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As Hong Kongers rally for the right to choose their own chief executive over Beijing’s pick, tens of thousands of mainland Chinese are participating in a one person, one vote online opinion poll that asks whether China should boycott a blue Japanese cat. Nothing seems more harmless than the plump-faced Japanese cartoon robot cat, Doraemon, who does not even have claws. ... Read More »

Woodside invests $10 million in UWA’s engineering zone

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Woodside and The University of Western Australia have today announced a $10 million investment in the University’s revolutionary engineering research, teaching and learning facility project, known as EZONE UWA. UWA’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Johnson, said EZONE UWA was critical to the future of engineering in Western Australia and was a major aspect of the University’s New Century Campaign. EZONE UWA will deliver new ... Read More »

Alevis protest compulsory religion classes

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A group of Alevi associations have staged a protest against compulsory religion classes in Turkish schools, in front of the Education Ministry’s provincial building in Istanbul’s Cağaloğlu neighborhood. A group of around 50 people laid a black wreath in front of the building, while also holding placards reading “Democratic struggle against sectarian education,” and “We don’t want compulsory religion classes.” Alevi Associations ... Read More »

Finally, Some Good International News — Especially for Kids

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The news: Daily news of turmoil in global hotspots often paints a picture of a world in shambles. But according to a new UNICEF report, quality of life around the world is gradually improving. Not only is global poverty on the decline, the improvements in child welfare have been dramatic. Between 1990 and 2013, the mortality rate among children under the age of 5 ... Read More »