Both sides in South Sudan's conflict have committed crimes against humanity, including mass killings, sexual slavery and gang-rape, a UN report says. The "widespread and systematic" atrocities were carried out in homes, hospitals, mosques, churches and UN compounds. Security forces in Juba went from house to house rounding up and killing men from a particular ethnic group. Nuer men were urged to meet at the military base to go out and rape Dinka women.
The ABC's 7.30 program aired details of sexual abuse allegations against Cardinal Pell (pictured) last week Cardinal Pell's office issued a statement on Wednesday which said he 'refutes all the allegations made on the program'. The ABC has said it has eight police statements from complainants, witnesses and family members who were involved in the investigation. Cardinal Pell was a priest in Victoria in the 1970s and 1980s before he became the archbishop of Melbourne in 1996.
Home-made: A pro-Russian activist wears a mask today in front of the local government building in Donetsk, which continued to be barricaded despite Ukrainian special forces flushing out activists in a nearby city