Tag: Europe

More than 500 Catholic choir Boys abused in Germany

Victims describe time at prison-like school as marked by helplessness and fear, says lawyer probing cases. Lawyer Ulrich Weber is in charge of the clarification around the abuse claims at the Regensburger Domspatzen boy’s choir  Priests and teachers physically or sexually abused more than 500 boys at a Catholic choir…

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These are all you need to know about Turkey's failed coup attempt.

An in-depth look at the key issues surrounding the deadly coup attempt that shook Turkey in July 2016. Al Jazeera More than 200 people were killed as a result of the failed coup attempt [Sedat Suna/EPA] The deadly coup attempt in July 2016 marked a monumental turning point in Turkey’s…

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Breaking : Pope sacks Vatican cardinal handling child sex abuse cases

Gerhard Mueller relieved of duties just days after pope aide Pell was charged with child sex abuse. During Mueller’s term, his office amassed a 2,000-case backlog [Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters] Pope Francis has dismissed the church’s chief of doctrine, Cardinal Gerhard Mueller – one of the most powerful cardinals at the Vatican…

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Cybersecurity : Disruptions caused by hackers in several European countries

Banks, companies, government offices in Ukraine, Denmark and Russia, among others targeted by cyberattacks.   . There is very little information yet about who might be behind the disruption [Reuters] A massive new international cyberattack via a ransomware virus dubbed Petya has paralysed businesses across Europe and is spreading elsewhere.…

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Britain's security alert level raised to 'critical' (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

‘Wider group of individuals’ may be linked to Manchester attack that killed 22 people, Prime Minister Theresa May says. Britain’s threat level has been raised from “severe” to “critical”, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced, saying another attack “may be imminent” following a deadly suicide bombing in Manchester. May made…

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