Dino Scala, aged 57, terrorised women along the Franco-Belgian border, was outwardly a pillar of his local community.
A Vatican magazine has denounced how nuns are often treated like indentured servants in the Roman Catholic Church.
Russia has tested an "invincible" nuclear cruise missile that cannot be intercepted by enemy measures, claimed the country's president Vladimir Putin.
The controversial law will put those who accuse Poland of carrying out crimes related to the Holocaust in prison.
Russia says that military engineers have reportedly developed a plane-mounted laser that could be used in the event of a space war, which is feared by one US air force general.
Sarah Halimi's killer shouted "Allahu akbar" before during attack. There was a global outcry at France's refusal to acknowledge killing as anti-Jewish hate crime.
The woman's widower must now raise their three children alone.
The incident comes just a few months after Russia's Defence Ministry shared images from an iPhone game to suggest US was aiding Isis operatives.
Men leaving Europe to join Isis used to be the primary concern, lately that concern has turned to women returning from war zones.
President Vladimir Putin spoke to Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron over the violence in Syria.
A 10-year-old French boy spent the night in sub-zero temperatures beside his dead brother after they became lost skiing in Avoriaz in the French Alps.
Unnamed winner who split the £154m total jackpot with a Spaniard has come forward but a winner will not be confirmed until Monday.
18-year-old Kirill Beryozin cruelly hurled a kitten into a burning hot oven. The disturbing video has sparked outrage.
A painting by the French master Edgar Degas was discovered on a bus nine years after it was first stolen from a Marsaille museum.
Police in Argentina seized more than $60m (£43m) of cocaine from the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentine security minister Patricia Bullrich said.