Brazil faith healer accused of sexual abuse turns himself in

A follower of Brazilian spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria, known as “John of God”, takes part in a demonstration in Abadiania, Brazil December 13, 2018. The sign reads: “God above all.” REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA (Reuters) – A Brazilian faith healer who was accused of sexual abuse by more than 300 women has turned himself in a day after being ...

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Renault calls for Nissan shareholder meeting: WSJ

FILE PHOTO: A combination picture shows logos of Japan’s Nissan and France’s Renault on cars in Strasbourg, eastern France, Oct. 25, 2012. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/File Photo (Reuters) – Renault SA (RENA.PA) has sent a letter to its alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T), urging the Japanese carmaker to call a meeting of its shareholders “as promptly as practicable”, the Wall ...

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Sudan’s president is first Arab leader to visit Syria since crisis

FILE PHOTO – Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir walks with officials as he leaves the African Union (AU) summit in Nouakchott, Mauritania, July 2, 2018. Ludovic Marin/Pool via Reuters AMMAN (Reuters) – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday, the first such visit by an Arab leader since the start of the Syrian conflict, Syrian state ...

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Sports Personality of the Year: How to vote by phone

Here are the phone numbers you need to cast your vote for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2018. From UK mobiles, dial 6 22 82 followed by the two digits that correspond to your choice. Similarly, it’s 09015 22 82 and the two digits that correspond to your choice if you are calling from a UK landline. 01 Jimmy ...

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Fifth victim of Strasbourg market attack dies: prosecutor

A drawing representing Strasbourg’s cathedral is seen at an improvised memorial in tribute to the victims of December 11 attack during a ceremony in Strasbourg, France, December 16, 2018. The sign reads “Strasbourg my love”. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler PARIS (Reuters) – The Paris prosecutor’s office said on Sunday that a fifth person had died from their wounds following Tuesday’s Strasbourg Christmas ...

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Sports Personality of the Year: Billie Jean King given lifetime achievement award

Billie Jean King won 39 Grand Slam titles in singles and doubles competitions Legendary tennis player Billie Jean King has been honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year show. The 75-year-old American, one of the greatest female tennis players of all time, won 39 Grand Slam titles in singles and doubles competitions. King ...

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French government may back Michelin CEO for Renault chairman: paper

Jean-Dominique Senard, Michelin Chief Executive Officer, attends a news conference to present the company’s 2017 annual results in Paris, France, February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau PARIS (Reuters) – The French government is considering backing Michelin (MICP.PA) chief executive Jean-Dominique Senard for the chairmanship of Renault (RENA.PA), replacing embattled CEO Carlos Ghosn, Le Figaro reported on Sunday, citing several sources. The ...

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