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Prince Harry and Meghan launch Instagram account, break followers' record
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Prince Harry and Meghan launch Instagram account, break followers' record

Britain's royal couple, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle launched their Instagram account, 'sussexroyal', on April 2, and in less than six hours they crossed the 10 lakh followers' mark.
Cardinal George Pell gets 6-years in jail for child sex-abuse
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Cardinal George Pell gets 6-years in jail for child sex-abuse

Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be convicted of sex abuse to date, has been sentenced to six years in prison by an Australian court for the "callous" assault of two choirboys in the late 1990s.
Church files on pedophile priests destroyed, top Catholic cardinal admits
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Church files on pedophile priests destroyed, top Catholic cardinal admits

A top Catholic cardinal admitted yesterday that Church files on priests accused of sexually abusing children were destroyed in a move which allowed pedophiles to prey on others.
In a first, Pope Francis acknowledges bishops sexually abused nuns
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In a first, Pope Francis acknowledges bishops sexually abused nuns

Amid widespread allegations that the Vatican emboldened sexual predators by turning a blind eye to survivor stories, Pope Francis on Tuesday acknowledged that nuns were sexually abused by priests and bishops and that he was committed to solving this problem.
Indonesia: Tsunami kills 281, injures 1016; more deadly waves feared
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Indonesia: Tsunami kills 281, injures 1016; more deadly waves feared

On Saturday, giant waves crashed the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra killing 281 and injuring 1,016. But the woes of the locals are far from over as weather officials have warned more deadly tsunamis could strike the coasts.
PM Modi is the most followed world leader on Instagram
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PM Modi is the most followed world leader on Instagram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, known to be a charming and influential personality among the world leaders, has emerged as the most popular global leader on Instagram with 15.5 million followers.
Pope tells gay priests to leave, if can't be celibate
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Pope tells gay priests to leave, if can't be celibate

In what makes for his clearest statement on homosexuality, Pope Francis has asked homosexual clergy to leave priesthood if they cannot remain celibate.
TIME Person of the Year 2018 voting opened: Details here
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TIME Person of the Year 2018 voting opened: Details here

The voting for the TIME Person of the Year 2018 is open, and of all contenders, South Korean boy band BTS is leading the readers' poll right now with 10% of total votes - 3% higher than the Thai Cave divers who rescued trapped children.
California wildfire: Death-toll rises to 77; search for victims continues
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California wildfire: Death-toll rises to 77; search for victims continues

Authorities say one more set of human remains has been found, bringing the total number killed in the devastating California wildfire to 77.

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