Qatar set to acquire New York’s Plaza Hotel in $600million deal 

​The tiny but ultra-rich Gulf state of Qatar has agreed to buy one of New York’s most iconic buildings, the Plaza Hotel, for around $600 million, adding a development that was once owned by U.S. President Donald Trump to its luxury property portfolio. Qatar’s state-owned Katara Holding is buying full ownership of the hotel, including… Read More Qatar set to acquire New York’s Plaza Hotel in $600million deal 

Tourist killed, nine injured as explosion rips boat in Bahamas

Authorities are trying to determine what caused a boat explosion in the Bahamas that left an American tourist dead and nine others injured. Four Americans who survived the incident were flown to Tampa, Florida, for treatment. The blast ripped through the boat carrying 10 American sightseers Saturday, shortly after it set off from the Island… Read More Tourist killed, nine injured as explosion rips boat in Bahamas

Australian court sentences Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson to twelve months imprisonment for concealing child sex abuse

The most senior Roman Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse was sentenced to 12 months in detention by an Australian court on Tuesday in a landmark case welcomed by some abuse survivors as a strong warning to institutions that fail to protect children. Newcastle Magistrate Robert Stone ordered Adelaide Archbishop… Read More Australian court sentences Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson to twelve months imprisonment for concealing child sex abuse

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested in missing state fund probe 

Malaysian anti-corruption agents arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday following a probe into how money went missing from a state fund he founded almost a decade ago and he was expected to be charged in court on Wednesday. Since his shock election loss to Mahathir Mohamad in May, Najib has been barred from… Read More Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested in missing state fund probe