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Scottish Asian teen open up about forced marriage

EDINBURGH: Scottish national Asian teen explained that she was forced to marry her cousin in Pakistan at the age of 17 after her parents feared she was becoming “too Western”. Nyla Khan, who is now 30 years old, said she had a “really strict upbringing” in a religious family. She ...

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Raveena Tandon apologises to Zaira, deletes previous ‘harsh’ tweet

Bollywood’s actress Raveena Tandon has apologised to Zaira Wasim, who quit Indian film industry for religion, and deleted her previous tweets calling her an ‘ungrateful two-film-old’. In her latest tweet, Raveena regretted her previous harsh comments and wrote:  “I wish her luck and strength after seeing this, I now regret ...

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Lesbian couple beaten up in London for refusing to kiss

LONDON: Two women were punched and robbed in what police on Friday called a disgusting homophobic assault on a London bus, after one of the victims said their attackers tried to force them to kiss each other. The incident took place in the early hours of May 30 after the ...

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Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic smog cloaks Bangkok

BANGKOK: Toxic smog forced Bangkok authorities to issue an unprecedented order to shut nearly 450 schools, as authorities struggle to manage a pollution crisis that has stirred widespread concern. The Thai capital has been shrouded in murky haze for weeks, forcing residents to don masks and sparking social media criticism ...

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Kim Kardashian forced to evacuate home

HOLLYWOOD: Reality star Kim Kardashian-West was forced to grab much of what she could in an hour and flee her home on Thursday night. The “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star revealed that she had just arrived back to her Hidden Hills property to find that her neighbourhood was under ...

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Asia Bibi’s lawyer: EU, UN ‘forced’ him to flee the country

LONDON: The lawyer who saved a woman convicted of blasphemy from death row said yesterday that the UN and EU made him leave the country “against my wishes” because his life was at risk. Saiful Mulook, who is in the Netherlands, said he contacted a United Nations official in Islamabad ...

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Nicole Kidman: Cruise marriage protected me from harassment

HOLLYWOOD: Nicole Kidman has said her marriage to Tom Cruise gave her “protection” from sexual harassment early in her career. The Australian actress married Cruise in 1990 after they starred together in the film Days Of Thunder. She said: “I got married very young, but it definitely wasn’t power for ...

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