Friday, 19 October 2018

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Minister accused in India’s growing #MeToo storm

NEW DELHI – India’s belated #MeToo movement snowballed Tuesday after several female journalists accused a minister in Narendra Modi’s government of sexual harassment and a producer alleged she was raped by a veteran Bollywood actor. Women journalists took to Twitter to allege how M.J. Akbar, a well-known former editor and ...

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Ex-sumo champion charged over assault scandal

TOKYO: Former sumo grand champion Harumafuji was charged Thursday for a brutal assault on a rival wrestler while out drinking in a scandal that has humiliated Japan’s ancient sport. The Mongolian former “yokozuna”, sumo’s highest rank, however, faced a summary indictment, a spokesman with a local public prosecutor’s office told, ...

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Zimbabwe’s army takes power, Robert Mugabe ‘safe and sound’

Zimbabwe’s military has confirmed that it had seized power in a targeted assault on “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe, but gave assurances that the 93-year-old leader and his family were “safe and sound”. In a short broadcast on national television, which was seized overnight by soldiers, a spokesman for the ...

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Horrific domestic violence: UK woman repeatedly thrown down stairs

BIRMINGHAM: A crippled victim of horrific domestic violence abuse has shared footage of her agonising assault in bid to curb violence against women. CCTV taken on December 20 last year showed 37-year-old man charging through the hallway of an apartment complex in Birmingham, England before dragging his girlfriend by her ...

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