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Israel's Netanyahu bracing for corruption fees

Israel's Netanyahu bracing for corruption fees

However, before an official indictment recommendation is made to the State Attorney's Office, the police team will examine the remaining " holes " in the case, Israeli media report. Channel 2 said police chose to make no recommendation and leave a decision on those charges up to the prosecutor's office. "I am certain that in the end of the day, the legal authorities can only reach one conclusion, the simple truth: There is nothing", said Netanyahu.


South Korea's ultimate goal: US, North Korea dialogue

South Korea's ultimate goal: US, North Korea dialogue

However, Robert Wood said that the USA did not have any new information that it could share with the press when asked the basis on which Washington has concluded that Kim's nuclear weapons program may be months away from having the capacity to strike the continental United States.


In rare letter, Benedict XVI says he's 'on pilgrimage home'

In rare letter, Benedict XVI says he's 'on pilgrimage home'

He shocked the world when he announced his resignation February 11, 2013, declaring that the See of Peter would be vacant as of 8 p.m. on February 28. The letter, marked "urgent by hand", arrived at their Rome headquarters on Tuesday morning from "Monastero Mater Ecclesiae , V-120, Città del Vatican", the former Pope's residence.


North Korea not interested in meeting US VP Pence

North Korea not interested in meeting US VP Pence

Vice President Mike Pence isn't ruling out a meeting with North Korean officials as he prepares to attend the Winter Olympics in South Korea . Pence, who arrived in Japan on Tuesday to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, will attend the Winter Olympics opening ceremony.


James Bulger's mother says Venables sentence a 'farce'

James Bulger's mother says Venables sentence a 'farce'

The court case revealed he had almost 400 images classed as Category A (the most severe type of child abuse material), 148 Category B pictures and 630 classed as Category C. Jon Venables, who left prison in 2001 for the killing of James, was returned to prison in November previous year after he was caught with more than 1,000 child abuse images.


Ruthless Kvitova coasts to St Petersburg crown

Ruthless Kvitova coasts to St Petersburg crown

Double Wimbledon victor Petra Kvitova captured the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy here Sunday evening for her first title of the year, beating defending champion Kristina Mladenovic 6-1, 6-2 in the final. Mladenovic will be pleased to have ended that barren spell, but her performance in the final was below-par as Kvitova showed accuracy in her serve and great power from the baseline.