Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Tag Archives: forced

Girl, 17, sexually assaulted three times by separate attackers

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LONDON: A teenage girl is believed to have been sexually assaulted on three separate occasions as she walked home from a night out in London. Police say the 17-year-old was repeatedly attacked over the course of an hour after she became separated from friends following a visit to a club ...

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Man jailed after subjecting wife to 30 years of domestic abuse

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SHETLAND: A Controlling husband who hosed his wife with cold water and forced her to keep a ‘mistake book’ during a 30-year reign of terror has been jailed for 32 months. Robert Simmons, 62, drew up timetables of tasks for wife Karen, divided into 15-minutes slots, and punished her if ...

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Turkey, US suspend visa services in tit-for-tat fallout

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ANKARA/WASHINGTON: Turkey on Sunday suspended non-immigrant visa services at all Turkish diplomatic facilities in the United States, in a tit-for-tat move amid escalating tensions between the NATO allies. Just hours after the US mission to Turkey announced it was restricting visa services, saying that recent events had forced it to ...

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London joins Breathe Life Campaign

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LONDON: The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan signed London up to the Breath Life Campaign, joining the international movement of cities committed to tackle air pollution. The Breathe Life coalition is organised by WHO, UN Environment and Clean Climate and Clean Air Coalition aiming to mobilise cities and individuals ‘to ...

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Rohingya Muslims injured as Burmese military plant land mines: Amnesty

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LONDON: Burma’s military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state. Amnesty International reported two people were wounded on Sunday as 300,000 Rohingya have fled into Bangladesh the past fortnight following what they deem government-sponsored persecution. Refugee accounts ...

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India: 17-year-old girl forced to give birth on street

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HARKHAND: A 17-year-old girl who was abandoned by her family after falling pregnant has given birth on a street in India, according to local media reports. The girl gave birth on the side of the road in Chandil, a town in the state of Jharkhand in eastern India. She was said ...

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Gay British Asians being forced into heterosexual marriages

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LONDON: Hundreds of gay and lesbian people of South Asian heritage are believed to be under pressure to marry someone of the opposite sex, police say. West Midlands Police said a growing number are now contacting the force after being ordered to have a heterosexual wedding by their families. The ...

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Pregnant wife punishes husband’s lover

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BANGKOK: A pregnant woman who caught her husband cheating took her own revenge – by stuffing hot peppers into his mistress’ vagina. Ly Chanel, 23, is said to have become suspicious when her husband, Chien Keo, 24, spent less time at home. She roped in four friends and followed her ...

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Salman stops press conference to show respect for Azaan

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MUMBAI: Veteran Bollywood singer, Sonu Nigam made headlines this week when he expressed his displeasure on being ‘forced’ to wake up because of the Azaan every morning. While Sonu tried to clarify his stance on the controversy by calling a press conference and even getting his head shaved, his rant ...

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Sonu Nigam on Azaan row: I stand by my statement

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MUMBAI: After the backlash Sonu Nigam received following his tweets about ‘forced religiousness’, the singer has clarified his statement saying that his statements were not against any religion but usage of loudspeakers. After a series of replies to those questioning or supporting his view, he tweeted, “Dear everyone. Your stand ...

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