Monday, 22 July 2019

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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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Pope promises moves against sexual abuse but victims disappointed

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis, ending a landmark conference on sexual abuse of children by clergy, called on Sunday for an “all-out battle” against a crime he said should be “erased from the face of the earth”. The pope promised that guidelines used by national bishops conferences to prevent abuse and ...

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Home ‘most dangerous place’ for women, UN study shows

United Nations: More than half the women who were murdered worldwide last year were killed by their partners or family members, making home “the most dangerous place for a woman,” a new UN study said Sunday. In statistics released on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, ...

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1,000 Child’s Sexually Abused By US Priests

PENNSYLVANIA: A monumental grand jury report shows that over 300 priests sexually abused over 1,000 minors in Pennsylvania for 70 years,  while the church protected perpetrators, blamed victims. A Pennsylvania grand jury released its report of a two-year investigation into sexual abuses by Catholic priests across 67 counties throughout the ...

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Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 141

TOKYO: Rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches Tuesday in the increasingly unlikely hope of finding survivors after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 141 lives in one of Japan’s worst weather-related disasters for decades. The record downpours that began last week have stopped and receding flood waters ...

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Afridi becomes 1st bowler to do hat-trick in T10 Cricket

SHARJAH: Shahid Afridi, hero of many a battles at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, did what the unique T10 Cricket League format wanted on the first day of the tournament on Thursday night. He bowled a hat-trick to prove to the world that he is still a champion cricketer, although retired ...

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One in 10 females aged 16-19 suffer domestic abuse, report finds

LONDON: Around one in 10 females aged 16 to 19 were victims of domestic abuse last year, a survey has suggested. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) report on domestic abuse showed that 10.5% of 16 to 19-year-old females reported instances of abuse in the 12-month period to ...

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British scientist pleads guilty to 137 online sex abuse charges

BIRMINGHAM: A British scientist pleaded guilty to 137 criminal offences involving online abuse, including encouraging the rape of a four-year-old boy, the National Crime Agency said in a statement. Matthew Falder, 28, who dubbed himself “666devil” and “evilmind” online, blackmailed many of his 50 victims into sending “severe abuse images” ...

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Miley, Kristen Stewart among latest victims of private photo leak

LONDON: Miley Cyrus and Kristen Stewart are among the latest victims of the leak of hacked private and explicit photos. After the photos goes on internet, the ‘Twilight’ actor got her lawyers involved. Kristen’s lawyer, Scott Whitehead, fired off a letter claiming that the pictures of Kristen Stewart and Stella ...

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