Australian police charge Vatican treasurer over historical sexual assaults
SYDNEY Australian police said on Thursday they have charged the Vatican's treasurer, Australian Cardinal George Pell, with multiple sexual assault offences.
BUCHAREST Romania's leftist Social Democrat Party (PSD) won Sunday's parliamentary election with just under 46 percent of votes in both houses of parliament, official results from more than 99 percent of polling stations showed on Tuesday.
Long-time PSD ally ALDE scored about 6 percent, the Central Electoral Bureau said.
The centre-right National Liberal Party (PNL) was on about 20 percent, the Save Romania Union party just under 9 percent and the ethnic Hungarian UDMR party about 6 percent.
The Electoral Bureau said it will announce the new parliament seat distribution later this week. President Klaus Iohannis is due to make a statement at 1000 GMT.
(Reporting by Luiza Ilie; editing by John Stonestreet)
FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON A computer virus wreaked havoc on firms around the globe on Wednesday as it spread to more than 60 countries, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting work at a chocolate factory in Australia.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The United States on Wednesday unveiled enhanced security measures for flights to the country designed to prevent expanding an in-cabin ban on laptops, but an airline trade group said the changes might cause more disruptions.