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Ten stories to watch in 2017

A guide to the stories that will be making headlines in 2017 Last year proved beyond all doubt that journalists are terrible at predicting the future. Few commentators foresaw Brexit, the emergence of François Fillon in France or Donald Trump’s presidency. With that in mind, we offer this guide to 10 topics that are likely

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Pope offers prayers for victims of Baghdad and Dhaka attacks

Pope Francis has prayed for victims of terrorist attacks in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Baghdad, Iraq. A cafe in Dhaka was attacked on Friday, leading to a 12-hour siege which left 28 people dead, including 20 hostages. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, however, a Bangladeshi official said the jihadists were members of a homegrown militant group. ISIS also claimed responsibility

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Christian convert stabbed to death by Islamic State said he was aware of the dangers he faced

The barbaric Islamic militant group ISIS, has claimed responsibility for the killing of Hussein Ali Sarkar, a Christian convert stabbed to death on Tuesday in Bangladesh. According an online group that monitors extremist activity, Islamic State said on Twitter that a “security detachment” killed the “preacher” to be a “lesson to others”. Ali Sarkar, aged

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Italian Priest shot

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Fr. Piero Arolari was shot on his bicycle on his way to a parish in Northern Bangladesh. Witnesses attested that the three shooters approached the Priest from behind using a motorbike to approach him as he pedaled his bicycle before shooting at the priest. The assailants fled after the attack. Fr Piero Arolari, 57, suffered bullet wounds to

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