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Indian court upholds death sentences over 2012 gang-rape

(FILE PHOTO) NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld death sentences handed down to three men over the gang-rape and murder of a woman in New Delhi in 2012, saying there were no grounds for a review. “The review petition of all the three convicts has been rejected,” AP ...

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One in eight French women say they have been raped: study

PARIS: One in eight women in France have been raped at least once in their lifetime, a new report suggests, reported The Independent. Four million women have been victims of penetrative sexual violence – roughly 12 per cent of the country’s female population – according to a study by Paris-based ...

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Indian Girl Who Went to Watch Padmaavat Raped Inside Cinema

HYDERABAD: A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man inside a movie theatre in Hyderabad. The man has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody. According to ANI, the rape survivor became friends with the accused through social media. On Monday, they went to watch Bollywood blockbuster Padmaavat in ...

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Builder kidnapped and raped two women

LONDON: An “obsessed” builder kidnapped, raped and cut the throats of two young women, leaving one of them dead in a freezer at a disused house, a court has heard. Mujahid Arshid, 33, had planned for weeks to abduct the two “attractive” women, kill them and dump their bodies in ...

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Young British diplomat in Beirut ‘raped and strangled’

BEIRUT: A British diplomat is feared to have been kidnapped, raped and murdered after her body was found dumped at a roadside on the outskirts of Beirut. Rebecca Dykes, 30, was heading home after meeting friends at a bar in the Lebanese capital when she was last seen alive at ...

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Backstreet Boy Nick Carter denies 2002 rape allegation

OS ANGELES: Backstreet Boy singer Nick Carter on Wednesday denied an allegation that he raped a teen pop singer 15 years ago, saying he was “shocked and saddened” by the accusation. Melissa Schuman, who was a member of girl group Dream in the late 1990s, claimed in a lengthy blog ...

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Indian Army Colonel arrested for raping daughter of junior officer

SHIMLA: An army colonel was arrested on Wednesday over the alleged gang-rape of the daughter of a lieutenant colonel posted at the Army Training Command – one of the seven commands of the Army which aims to improve effectiveness of training of the defence forces in India. The 21-year-old was ...

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Harvey Weinstein sued by actress, who claims he raped her in 2016

DETROIT: Harvey Weinstein and the movie company he co-founded, The Weinstein Company, were sued in California state court on Tuesday by an anonymous actress who said she was raped by the movie producer in the spring of 2016. The actress, who is represented by attorney Gloria Allred and identified in ...

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Swiss probe rape allegation against Roman Polanski

ZURICH: A former German actress and model has told Swiss authorities that film director Roman Polanski raped her at his mountain chalet in 1972 when she was 15 years old, local prosecutors said on Wednesday. A lawyer for the 84-year-old French-Polish film director said he was aware of the allegation ...

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