Sunday, 21 July 2019

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Bangladesh schoolgirl burned to death on teacher’s order

DHAKA: A schoolgirl was burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police said on Friday. The death of the 19-year-old, Nusrat Jahan Rafi, last week sparked protests across the country, with the prime minister promising to prosecute ...

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Kate Sharma withdraws sexual harassment case against Subhash Ghai

BOLLYWOOD: Model and actress Kate Sharma, who joined the #MeToo movement and accused filmmaker Subhash Ghai of sexually harassing her, has withdrawn her case. The actress took the complaint back four days ago by sending a note to the DN Nagar Police station, as per a Mid Day report. Kate ...

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G20: Hamburg sees clashes between police and protesters

HAMBURG: Seventy-six police officers have been injured in clashes with protesters in Germany’s city of Hamburg, where a G20 summit starts shortly. Three officers were taken to hospital, police said. There were also reports of injuries among protesters. The clashes began when police charged at masked protesters at a “Welcome ...

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Dozens arrested in French clashes over alleged police baton rape

BOBIGNY: Thirty-seven people were arrested in the Paris suburbs when clashes erupted after a protest over the assault of a young black man allegedly sodomised with a police truncheon, a police source said Sunday. Around 2,000 people demonstrated Saturday outside a courthouse to demand justice for Theo, a 22-year-old youth worker who ...

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Police smell foul play in Om Puri’s death

MUMBAI: Mumbai police registered an Accidental Death Report (ADR) in connection with actor Om Puri’s death, who passed away on Friday after suffering a cardiac arrest. According to reports, the preliminary postmortem report of the deceased actor states that the cause of death as ‘unknown,’ started rumours of foul play ...

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Toys trigger bomb scare at Trump’s headquarters

NEW YORK: A stray backpack prompted the partial evacuation of Trump Tower on Tuesday though bomb squad technicians quickly determined the unattended bag contained children’s toys and was harmless. Video posted online showed people running through the Manhattan skyscraper’s public lobby as uniformed police officers waved them toward the exits. ...

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New post on missing student Isabel FB page but police continue search

LONDON: A post has appeared on the Facebook page of missing student Isabel Gayther claiming “am not on my way to Syria or being held hostage”. Police say they are continuing their hunt for the 21-year-old, who has not been seen since 11.30am on Christmas Eve. But a message posted on her Facebook ...

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Man charged with murder in slaying of D.C. actress

WASHINGTON DC: On Christmas Day, Tricia McCauley made a pie and prepared her signature Brussels sprouts to take to a holiday party with fellow members of the District’s theater scene. At 4:30 p.m., she posted on Facebook that she was on her way. She never showed for dinner. A frantic ...

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