Saturday, 24 August 2019

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India girl raped by teachers, critical after abortion

MUMBAI: A teenager in India who was allegedly raped by two school staff over a three-month period is in critical condition after being forced to have an abortion. Doctors told, she has suffered brain damage. Police have arrested the director of her school and a teacher in the northern state ...

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Kashmir: Top Kashmiri commander death sparks protests

SRINAGAR: The killing of a top Kashmiri commander and his comrade by New Delhi forces has sparked massive protests and violent clashes across the Indian-controlled Himalayan valley. Police spokesman Manoj Pandita said on Tuesday that Abu Dujana, of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant group, was gunned down with an accomplice during a ...

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In Poland, Effort To Take Control Of The Courts Inspires Protests

WARSAW: As Poland’s ruling party moves to take control of the country’s high court, protesters are taking to the streets and European Union officials are warning of the possibility of sanctions. There is fear, both within and outside of Poland, that a proposed measure would upend an already-weakened system of ...

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Bangladesh envoy arrested in NY for abuse, Dhaka protests

NEW YORK: Bangladesh said on Wednesday the arrest of one of its diplomats in New York on charges of labor trafficking and assault appeared to be a violation of an international treaty on the treatment of diplomats. Mohammad Shahedul Islam, the deputy consul general of Bangladesh Consulate General in New ...

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South Korean court throws president out of office; two die in protests

SEOUL: South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office over a graft scandal involving the country’s conglomerates at a time of rising tensions with North Korea and China. The ruling sparked protests from hundreds of her supporters, two of whom were killed in clashes with police outside the ...

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Trump blames Obama for protests, security leaks

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has claimed that Obama is behind the security leaks and protests against Republicans. “I think that President Obama’s behind it because his people are certainly behind it,” Trump said. “And some of the leaks possibly come from that group, you know, some of the leaks ...

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Thousands of students carry protests against Trump into second week

LOS ANGELES: Demonstrations protesting the U.S. presidential election victory of Republican Donald Trump entered their second week on Monday, with thousands of students chanting phrases like “Not My President” after walking out of classes across the country. The latest protests came as critics slammed Trump’s selection of right-wing firebrand Stephen ...

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Five shot in downtown Seattle near scene of anti-Trump protests

A gunman opened fire in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night following an argument and wounded five people not far from protests over the surprise victory of Republican Donald Trump NEW YORK: A gunman opened fire in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night following an argument and wounded five people, not far ...

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