Pope Francis called for "severe punishment" for paedophiles
after new details emerged in Italy of the 2014 death of a
six-year-old girl who is alleged to have been thrown from an
eighth-storey balcony by her abuser.
Two police officers were killed and 22 people wounded in a
suicide car bomb attack in the southeastern Turkish city of
Gaziantep, the governor and police sources said, in one of
three attacks on security forces.
Front-runner Donald Trump said that he will have essentially
sealed the Republican US presidential nomination if he wins
this week's contest in Indiana, where he holds a big lead
over chief rival Ted Cruz.
The death toll from a collapsed six-storey building in
Nairobi has risen to 16 from 12, the Kenya Red Cross said,
but officials declined to be drawn on how many more people
might be still under the rubble.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said he hoped to make
progress in talks in Geneva over the next two days toward
renewing a cessation of hostilities agreement throughout
Syria and resuming peace talks to end the fighting.