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Top papal adviser charged with sexual assault in blow to Vatican 04:58 GMT

SYDNEY/VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Australian police charged a top adviser to Pope Francis with multiple historical sex crimes on Thursday, in a case that poses a dilemma for a pontiff who has vowed zero tolerance for such offences.  Full Article

 
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Celebration and protest as China president visits Hong Kong 04:29 GMT 

HONG KONG (Reuters) - President Xi Jinping arrives in Hong Kong on Thursday to celebrate its 20th anniversary of Chinese rule, but he faces a city divided, mass protests and aggrieved crowds resentful of Beijing's growing meddling in local affairs.  Full Article  

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Driver rams his car into Brazil's presidential residence 03:26 GMT 

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A driver rammed his car through the gates of Brazil's presidential residence on Wednesday and was arrested, security forces said, though President Michel Temer was not inside the building.  Full Article  

 
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