Three human rights advocates have called on Canada to classify the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Iran as a terrorist group after the anti-air missile attack that downed Flight PS752, killing all 176 passengers.
Authorities say at least 25 people died and predict over 400 million animals are dead as fires consume many parts of Australia. This Australian summer has been another season of drought and high temperatures. The blame has been placed primarily on lightning and climate change but there was a large number of suspects arrested for arson as well. At least 24 suspects have been arrested for intentionally causing a bushfire in the past months.
The Royal Family announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are stepping down from their senior royals position after they returned from their Canadian getaway over the 2019 – 2020 Christmas holiday.
The U.S. killed Iranian Hezbollah leaders in Baghdad after the U.S. Embassy in Iraq was targeted, the majority of news outlets reported this as an act of war or at least a reprehensible act by the U.S. but many citizens of Iraq and Iran are celebrating the death of the Iranian General Soleimani and other Iranian Hezbollah members.
Pope Formally Ends Secrecy Rules for Clergy Sex Crimes and Sexual Abuse
The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms. Meghan Markle.