The leader of the Roman Catholic Church has called on priests to forgive what the church considers a serious sin, abortion.
Europe is trying to deal with what is being called its biggest wave of migrants since World War Two.
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says a suspect matching the description of the bomber of a shrine in Bangkok has been arrested.
Reuters news agency reports that Lebanese protesters occupied the environment ministry in the capital Beirut on Tuesday.
Thai officials are seeking two additional people in connection with their investigation of a deadly bombing in Bangkok.
The Interior Ministers of Britain, France and Germany have called for urgent action to deal with thousands of migrants arriving in Europe.
And the youngest winner of a Nobel Prize visited VOA in Washington on Sunday.
As many as 50 refugees were found dead inside a truck in Austria Thursday.
The Chinese stock market rose sharply Thursday, ending several days of deep losses.
The Islamic State group has posted pictures on the Internet that, it says, show the destruction of a 2,000-year-old temple in Palmyra, Syria.