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New York police arrest man with petrol in St Patrick's Cathedral
He spilt gasoline on the ground and officers took him into custody. Deputy police commissioner John Miller noted that the "suspicious" incident occurred just two days after a fire gutted Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris.
PACE urges international action against money-laundering ‘laundromats’
PACE has expressed its deep concern at the extent of money laundering in Council of Europe member States, notably the recent examples known as the “Global Laundromat”, the “Azerbaijani Laundromat” and the “Troika Laundromat"
Prime Minister Bakhtadze hails Georgia’s progress as a ‘country on the rise’
He thanked the Assembly – as well as the other institutions of the Council of Europe – for their part in helping to reform Georgian institutions and society. Pointing out that there was more work to be done, he pledged a big increase in the resources devoted to education.