Pope Francis, facing sexual abuse crises in several countries, wrote an unprecedented letter to all Catholics yesterday, asking each one of them to help root out “this culture of death” and vowing that there would be no more cover-ups.
Italy will let its coastguard ship carrying 177 migrants it rescued five days ago dock in Sicily, ending a stand-off with Malta, its transport minister said yesterday, though it is not clear when and if the migrants would be allowed to disembark.
The three sports which recorded the most doping cases in the last 12 years risk being trimmed or dropped altogether from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) calendar, its president Sheikh Ahmed al-Fahad al-Ahmed al-Sabah said yesterday.
Katara-the Cultural Village Foundation has said it will start receiving visitors from today, the first day of Eid al-Adha, with a wide range of activities that will appeal to people of all age categories and from different segments of society.
Doha Festival City (DHFC) has said shoppers can “anticipate so much more” at the mall this Eid al-Adha. “With special collections and offers at different retailers across the mall, DHFC is the ultimate shopping destination this holiday,” DHFC has said in a press statement.
Plans are under way for the launch of 14 new training courses next month aimed at further developing and promoting Qatar’s entrepreneurship culture, an official of Social Development Centre – Nama has said.
Jose Mourinho warned of the troubles that could lie ahead for his Manchester United side, but the Portuguese must still accept much of the responsibility from a 3-2 defeat at Brighton that has the Red Devils’ season off to a bad start.
Novak Djokovic finally clinched the title missing from his resume with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Roger Federer on Sunday to win in Cincinnati and become the first player to complete the sweep of Masters series tournaments on Sunday.